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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 ...

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...

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...

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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Area softball teams gearing up for spring — SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

She recorded three strikeouts and allowed one hit. A 5-run fifth inning was too much for Winchester too overcome Tuesday in its home opener as the Falcons lost an 8-4 decision to...

Ben Simmons Or Donovan Mitchell? Draymond Green Picks Rookie Of The Year

Simmons made his remarks about the Rookie of the Year race in an interview with ESPN on Saturday. Plenty weighed in to the original sweatshirt comment. "I really don't care", M...

Siria, allerta sulle rotte aeree nel Mediterraneo orientale

Preparati Russia perchè arriveranno belli, nuovi e intelligenti . Così il presidente degli Stati Uniti , Donald Trump , su Twitter, a proposito della situazione in Siria . A sco...

Here's what Verstappen had to say about Hamilton's criticism

Verstappen took the criticism in his stride, telling Dutch television Monday night: "You are full of adrenaline when you have just stepped out of your vehicle ". "From Max's positi...

John Cena Makes Peculiar Appearance After WrestleMania Loss to The Undertaker

Undertaker seemingly retired after last year's WrestleMania after a loss to Roman Reigns . Never let it be said that John Cena is a liar. WWE has kept the fight in suspe...

Nadal routs Zverev, Ferrer outlasts Kohlschreiber to lead Spain past Germany

The victor of the Valencia quarter-final will face either defending champions France or Italy for a place in the final. Ferrer needed almost five hours to defeat Kohlschreiber ...

Floyd Mayweather makes huge claim over potential fight with Conor McGregor

I spoke with SHOWTIME , I spoke with CBS. I spoke with CBS. When Floyd Mayweather tries to take the moral high ground, you know you've made a serious mistake. Since the fight,...

Antonio Conte 'frustrated,' says West Ham draw sums up Chelsea's season

However, striker Javier Hernandez is available after overcoming an illness. With fifth-placed Chelsea lagging 10 points behind fourth-placed Tottenham with only six games rem...

Max Holloway declared medically unfit, pulled from UFC 223 main event

The UFC has lost its main event for UFC 223 on Saturday at Barclays Center. It does mean, however, that a shock Iaquinta win would mean Ferguson [interim champion] and McGregor...

Conor McGregor Responds To UFC's Title-Stripping Threat With Vulgar Defiance

White confirmed that Ferguson would revert to being the number one contender with the victor at UFC 223 taking McGregor's belt. There's a warrant out for Conor McGregor aft...

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Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Kyrie Irving reportedly will not play in playoffs

Irving, who suffered a patella fracture in the 2015 NBA Finals, had a procedure to remove a tension wire in his knee late last month after experiencing increasing discomfort. And ...

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

Robert Griffin III gets a surprising third chance

After sitting out last year, Griffin still made it clear in media interviews that he had a desire to play again, and said he came close to signing with Baltimore last year. Though ...

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

New England Patriots Deal Brandin Cooks To The Los Angeles Rams

The Patriots have traded Cooks to the Rams for Los Angeles' first-round draft pick, 23rd overall. Cooks is the fourth former first-round pick the Rams have added to their r...

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

Notre Dame beats Mississippi State in NCAA Women's Championship with buzzer-beater

I will wear that maybe for the rest of my career. I'd prefer to just chalk this game up to a great game with a clutch shot giving all basketball fans something to talk about for a ...

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Salah Strikes Late To Give Liverpool Victory At Palace

Amazingly, the only teams Salah has failed to score against in the Premier League this season are Manchester United and Swansea. Former Reds forward Christian Benteke started the...