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Williams sisters on course for Wimbledon final showdown

It felt like it's never a given, she could have easily won that match as well, so I'm just grateful. If you're Serena Williams, I guess that happens a lot. Since then, she has lost in the first week at a major 14 times, yet never doubted her abilit...

Gareth Bale: 'Euro 2016 semi-final not me versus Cristiano Ronaldo'

The stage, fittingly enough, could hardly be bigger. They meet in Lyon on Wednesday, Wales' first semi-final at a major tournament. "I don't suppose there will be any love lost on the evening". Once in France , it defied expectations by finishin...

Manic Monday: Wimbledon's Week 2 starts with 16 R4 matches

Jiri Vesely. Kyrgios saved two of the set points with monster serves, but surrendered the set with a forehand volley into the net. "I was really crying, " she said. Tennis was once ruled by the "Big Four" - Djokovic, Federer, Murray and Rafael Na...

Kvyat starts from pit lane at Austrian GP

Polesitter Lewis Hamilton added: "I can't speak on behalf of all the drivers but from me looking at it, those yellow curbs are quite risky". With Max Verstappen eking out his one-stop strategy to secure a second place finish behind Lewis Hamilton ...

Serena Williams learns smashing a racket at Wimbledon will cost you $10000

Obviously I'm happy she's won. Williams, aiming to equal Steffi Graf's Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles, fell behind McHale but escaped 6-7 (7), 6-2, 6-4 in two hours and 29 minutes. "I've been through a lot in my career, on the court and of...

Knicks, Mavericks, Nets, Hawks & Pelicans Interested in Signing Kent Bazemore

Bazemore's free agency case is a complex one, as in all likelihood, as Lowe alludes to, it's tied in to the decisions of multiple other players and teams. telling them he didn't get his name called four years ago. According to ESPN.com, they are now ...

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel... 8min

He managed to stay with his father for most of the war as they worked at an Auschwitz sub-camp and were transferred to the Buchenwald camp in Germany in early 1945. " Wiesel is a messenger to mankind", the Nobel citation said. Silence encourages t...

Athletes cleared by IAAF can compete under Russian flag in Rio: Bach

The 20 delegates at Tuesday's emergency summit - drawn from the IOC, leading sports federations, National Olympic Committees and the World Anti-Doping Agency - decided the IOC will take "further far-reaching measures to ensure a level playing field...

Old Hollywood Queen Olivia De Havilland Is Having Fun With Turning 100

The two-time Oscar victor and five-time Academy Award nominee came to embody the elegant glamour of the silver screen in the 1930s and 1940s. Gone With the Wind is, of course, still one of the most beloved movies of all-time and, adjusted for inf...

Grades: Hornets keep Nicolas Batum with five-year, $120M deal

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal can not be signed until July 7. Charlotte acquired Batum last summer in a trade with Portland, where he spent his first seven seasons. Batum was one of the top "attainable" wings on this s...

Trump fires back at US Chamber of Commerce

He says the GOP has a "great shot" at holding its slim Senate majority in the November election. "And I don't mean just a little bit better, I mean a lot better", Trump said in Pennsylvania. "That simply hasn't been decided yet", Schrimpf said Wedn...

Olympic champ vows to take icy plunge if Iceland win Euros

In the wake of arguably England's most embarrassing footballing failure, Roy Hodgson has already stepped down from his role as head coach after recording just three wins in his three tournaments as England boss. "That's because they have a lot of b...

Volkswagen believes it can fix 85000 polluting US vehicles

Volkswagen has admitted that the 2-litre diesels were programmed to turn on emissions controls during government lab tests and turn them off while on the road. Volkswagen must fix or buy back 85 percent of the 4.75 lakh vehicles by June 2019 or fac...

U.S. falls 1-0 to Colombia, finishes fourth at Copa America

Despite a second loss of the tournament to Colombia , it was a much improved performance after their hopeless efforts against Argentina in Wednesday's semi-final. The consistency led to familiarity between players, and they flourished. Midfielders...

MRI confirms Nationals' Strasburg has upper-back strain

In fact, Syndergaard was just recently lit up by the Washington Nationals yesterday before leaving the game in the fourth inning. Giolito is the No. Giolito, during the rain delay before the game, visited Dusty Baker's office on multiple occasion...

National Basketball Association free agency 2016 :Top free agents

Throughout the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season, Cleveland's LeBron James and Golden State's Draymond Green provided behind-the-scenes access and insight into what was happening on and off the court with a series of UNINTERRUPTED vi...

Urias Wins His First, Dodgers edge Brewers 6-5

Brewers RH Chase Anderson (4-7, 5.13) The 19-year-old Urias will soon be pulled from the rotation as the Dodgers want to limit his innings. He went seven outstanding scoreless innings and delivered once again on short notice after Stephen Strasbu...

Germany beats Slovakia 3-0 to make Euro 2016 quarterfinals

A 2-0 win over Ukraine was an expected result, before a rather relaxed stalemate with the other group favourite Poland. "Boateng and [Mats] Hummels won nearly every challenge, they were focused, they helped build the play and then Boateng scored the ...

Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play

The 29-year-old Serbian is not easily satisfied though. "I've always tried to avoid surgeries as much as possible just 'cause I always felt like it was definitely not the thing you want to do as a professional athlete", Federer said. "Every time I ...

Wales tops Northern Ireland, reaches Euro 2016 quarterfinals

He felt Wales were too emotionally involved in their group stage defeat to England and his fears of a similar showing proved valid during the first half - their passing was rushed and overly direct as an intensively well-drilled Northern Ireland ...

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Free agent DB McCourty signs 2-year deal with Browns

Cleveland offers excellent opportunity for playing time, as the rebuilding Browns have questionable veteran depth and surprisingly little young talent for as many draft picks as ...

Man Utd boss Mourinho blasts Real Madrid

The Real Madrid forward surpassed Jimmy Greaves' tally of 366 goals in Europe's top five leagues, netting his 367th and 368th in a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo in La Liga on Wednesd...

Indians call up former No. 1 pick Zimmer from minors

He was rated as the Indians' third-best prospect earlier this year by ESPN's Keith Law. The Indians have promoted their top prospect in Bradley Zimmer ahead of Tuesday night's g...

Former MotoGP champion Hayden hit by car in Italy

The Kentuckian was then transferred to hospital in Cesena further treatment and possible surgery, World Superbike reports. "There are no substantial changes from what was communi...

Si Woo Kim to leave golf for military service

But, while McNealy was preparing to lead Stanford in a National Collegiate Athletics Association regional tournament that started yesterday, Kim turned back the deepest field in pr...

Chelsea close in on title and condemn Boro to relegation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference. "I'm pleased for him, because I saw this season he put himself in this team in every moment, if he played and if he di...

Jeter's Jersey Retirement Sets Season High for MLB Ticket Sales

Jordan published a letter to Jeter in The Players' Tribune as a way to honor Jeter's legacy, which will be cemented Sunday when his number is retired at Yankee Stadium. "I got t...

Barcelona vs. Las Palmas live stream

He's not a right-back either, though. "But we have left signs of what our team has been capable of through the season". He said: " Barcelona have the league title at stake and...

Liverpool: Reds will learn - Wijnaldum

For instance, DraftKings and FanDuel have both posted slates featuring the three 10 a.m. kickoffs Saturday, plus the late game between Arsenal and Stoke City. Champions League-...

Simona Halep wins second straight Madrid Open title

Can Mladenovic make it three out of three? or will Halep resume normality? When the key moments came, Halep seems more prepared. The match looked to be a quick affair once ...

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ESPN Cleveland host fired for saying Browns rookie on drugs

The dialogue began with Parr insisting that Peppers won't make it beyond his first year in the NFL. "So I'm not going to get into that", Peppers said via Mary Kay Cabot of Clevelan...

Koeman: Everton will sell star if contract deadline not met

Asked if Barkley continuing to delay his decision is a concern, Koeman replied: "No, because I like to work with players who like to stay and we are already trying to get players i...

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

That led to the Warriors putting up a historic 45 points in the first quarter, tying for the most points in an National Basketball Association playoffs first quarter ever. "He's o...

Llorente silences critics to lift Swansea out of bottom three

Champions Leicester City finally ensured their safety with a 3-0 victory at home to Watford, while Stoke City and Bournemouth will be playing top-flight football next season after ...

James scores 35, Cavs take 3-0 lead with 115-94 victory

Game 3 was a nice step in the right direction, though. Despite his best efforts, he wasn't able to go on Friday night. "See how I feel, see how the ankle feels and go from there"...