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Author: 0 Google & Bing UK Wimbledon Championship On 140th Anniversary

The 2017 Wimbledon championship gets under way at the All England Club today with Roger Federer the favourite for an eighth title while the women's event has been blown wide open by the absence of defending champion Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova .

Sports Portugal win Bronze at FIFA Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Portugal win Bronze at FIFA Confederations Cup

The result , which means Portugal are still unbeaten against Mexico in five encounters dating back to 1969, came just hours before world champions Germany faced South American champions Chile in the final in St Petersburg. The European champions had looked unsteady at the back, though, and a terrible mix-up saw them fall behind through Neto's own goal. Both teams ended the game at Spartak Stadium with 10 men as Portugal's Nelson Semedo was dismissed in the 106th and Mexico's Raul ...

Sports Jeff Horn will beat Manny Pacquiao again, says trainer
Author: 0 Jeff Horn will beat Manny Pacquiao again, says trainer

Horn clinched the WBO welterweight belt in a brutal bout at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium on Sunday. "If they let Manny fight again, that's stupid", said the Australian great. It was only the seventh defeat in 68 career fights for Pacquiao, who said afterwards: "Very tough". 'The face is actually feeling pretty good if I don't touch it.

Author: 0 John Terry decides to join Aston Villa and will sign imminently

The Parisians could also have derailed Chelsea's negotiations for Alex Sandro, as Calcio Mercato rumours they have submitted a bid of €65 million to Juventus for his services, however, Stamford Bridge is still said to be the player's preferred destination.

Sports Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer starts favourite, open court for others
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer starts favourite, open court for others

Murray's situation is of the most obvious interest to the home audience and the flaring of an old hip problem has spread understandable misgivings about his chances. "Obviously, this is an extremely important tournament, so you worry a little bit", he said. "I think being a father doesn't necessarily make you a better tennis player, but it's given me extra motivation to work hard and train and make myself a better tennis player".

Sports Andy Murray is 'very happy' about becoming a father again
Author: 0 Andy Murray is 'very happy' about becoming a father again

Kvitova, 27, is playing only the third tournament back since suffering a career-threatening injury to her hand during a knife attack at her home in December. Nadal, for all his magnificence on clay this season, has lost to opponents outside the top 100 on his last four visits to the All England Club. Whether Nadal can replicate his French Open form on grass is a big question.

Sports Taj Gibson joining Minnesota on 2-year, $28M deal
Author: 0 Taj Gibson joining Minnesota on 2-year, $28M deal

In five seasons under Thibodeau, Gibson averaged nine points and six rebounds. "You need him to start?" In a Sunday morning report from Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports, free agent power forward Taj Gibson has signed with the Minnesota Timberwolves .

Sports Grades: Paul Millsap Is The Star Denver Has Long Been Chasing
Author: 0 Grades: Paul Millsap Is The Star Denver Has Long Been Chasing

It's also further proof that instilling Mike Malone as head coach and landing a bonafide superstar in Jokic is making Denver a top name for free agents. Throw in Mason Plumlee and that's three of the best big men passers in the game, on one team. Millsap, 32, put up 18.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per game for the Atlanta Hawks last season en route to earning his fourth consecutive All-Star nod.

Sports Capitals re-sign Evgeny Kuznetsov, trade Marcus Johansson to Devils
Author: 0 Capitals re-sign Evgeny Kuznetsov, trade Marcus Johansson to Devils

Johansson registered 58 points (24 goals, 34 assists) while playing in all 82 games with the Capitals last season. He's recorded 290 points (102 goals, 188 assists) in 501 games through seven seasons with the Capitals. "It's a trade that obviously helps both teams", Shero said. The Washington Capitals, meanwhile, were bumping their heads against the salary cap ceiling.

Sports Miami Heat wrap up 'strong presentation' to Gordon Hayward
Author: 0 Miami Heat wrap up 'strong presentation' to Gordon Hayward

Boston coach Brad Stevens , who was Hayward's college coach at Butler, was expected to play a big role in the Celtics' pitch to the All-Star. Hayward is expected to meet with his incumbent team, the Utah Jazz , on Monday. The ability for Hayward to potentially team up with George and join a 53-win club, however, is something that neither the Heat nor Jazz can offer.

Sports Grades: Keeping Kyle Korver Is An Irrelevant Move For Cavaliers
Author: 0 Grades: Keeping Kyle Korver Is An Irrelevant Move For Cavaliers

Some degree of hand-wringing over the contract length here is warranted given Korver's age, but he should be a useful rotation player in 2017-18 and a trade piece in 2018-19 if James bolts in free agency. A report by National Basketball Association analyst Shams Charania states that this is a three-year deal worth $22 million for Korver . With their front office situation in flux before the draft , Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert apparently had a three-team deal in place with the Suns ...

Sports Carey Price signs 8-year extension to remain with Habs
Author: 0 Carey Price signs 8-year extension to remain with Habs

Price has been with the Canadiens since they made him the fifth overall pick back in the 2005 draft and this deal ensures that he'll be sticking around for a whole lot longer. For the 2016-2017 season, Price was named an all-star for the fifth time and finished third for the Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the best goaltender in the National Hockey League.

Author: 0 Serge Ibaka rebukes ugly stereotypes about Africans in heartfelt social media statement

Tucker has signed a four-year contract worth US$32 million with the Houston Rockets. Although, as Zach Lowe pointed out, they're going to struggle to find space to keep the valuable do-a-bit-of-everything Patrick Patterson. Ibaka is a great fit for the Toronto Raptors, as he offers ideal defense at one end, while at the same time not being totally useless offensively.

Author: 0 Sources: 7-foot-2 Zhou Qi agrees to multiyear deal with Rockets

Houston is not permitted to give Nene a four-year contract because of the Over 38 rule. Zhou Qi has agreed to a multi-year deal with the Rockets on Saturday. Kennard averaged a team-leading 19.5 points to go along with 5.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists as a sophomore last season at Duke University. The 21-year-old Qi was a second round pick from China in the 2016 NBA Draft.

Sports Britain's Konta fit for Wimbledon
Author: 0 Britain's Konta fit for Wimbledon

Not having to deal with the seven-time Wimbledon victor or the injured Maria Sharapova is a major boost to the collection of players, headed by Kerber, hoping to lift the Venus Rosewater Dish for the first time. "I know how tough it is to win a grand slam, so I'm not really seeing myself as one of the favourites right now". With a police investigation ongoing, Kvitova could not discuss the attack, but she spoke glowingly of the reception she has had on returning to the tour from fellow ...

Author: 0 Best action shots from stage one of the Tour de France

One stage into the Tour de France was all it took for Chris Froome and his Team Sky to answer all the pre-race talk about how they are not as dominant this year. He said: "I've no idea how long I can keep it, the overall goal doesn't change and Froomey's still the leader". I think he is going for the yellow jersey and if Sky are smart they are not going to control it - let the sprinters take over.

Sports United Kingdom to quit global fishing agreements
Author: 0 United Kingdom to quit global fishing agreements

It has announced it will begin the process of leaving the London Fisheries Convention, giving two years notice of its intention. Not acting to make sure we can fully exploit our rights post-Brexit, smacks of yet another political betrayal of the United Kingdom fishing industry that will see most of Britain's fisheries rights handed to the EU.

Sports Earning Analysis for: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO)
Author: 0 Earning Analysis for: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO)

The firm is expected to issue its next quarterly earnings report before the market opens on Wednesday, July 26th. Analyst's mean target price for GBX is $52.25 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.50. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.25%. Now the P/E of The Coca-Cola Company (KO ) stands at 31.37. In other Coca-Cola Company (The) news, insider J Alexander Douglas, Jr.

Author: 0 Newly-minted citizen Dom Dwyer shines in USA national team debut

Here the five things we learned from the game. The national team chiefs expect Bruce Arena to take the team to new heights, and the new boss did well to stabilise the team following some disappointing results under Jurgen Klinsmann. Ghana did not heed those warning signings and, in the 19th minute, Dwyer deservedly broke the deadlock. In the 60th minute, the 50+1 goal hero redeemed himself with a sublime free-kick as the consolation for the Black Stars.

Author: 0 Traders Sell CVS Health Corporation (CVS) on Strength After Insider Selling

Kcg holds 0.04% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) for 18,706 shares. A-R-T- Advisors Llc increased Antero Res Corp (AR) stake by 306.32% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bradley Foster And Sargent Inc Ct reported 26,473 shares stake. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 23 sales for $3.25 million activity.

Sports Clint Frazier Hits HR In Major League Debut
Author: 0 Clint Frazier Hits HR In Major League Debut

Yuli Gurriel's two-out, two-run double on a 100-mph fastball from Aroldis Chapman capped a four-run eighth for Houston that erased the Yankees' 6-3 lead. Morton has made two starts at Triple-A Fresno and his last rehabilitation start will be at Double-A Corpus Christi on Sunday. Had it not been for Harris giving up a grand slam to Didi Gregorius in the top of the sixth inning, the Astros would not have needed the dramatics.

Sports Victory for British and Irish Lions in Wellington thriller second Test
Author: 0 Victory for British and Irish Lions in Wellington thriller second Test

The contact was to Watson's head and there was no evidence of him using his arms. Above: Sonny Bill Williams of the All Blacks tackles the British and Irish Lions' Anthony Watson during the second Test in Wellington yesterday. Lions coach Warren Gatland added the card had also been instrumental in the outcome of the match, with the All Blacks unable to attack through the midfield as much as they wanted.

Author: 0 The STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST, INC. (STWD) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub

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Sports PM Modi launches a new CA course on GST
Author: 0 PM Modi launches a new CA course on GST

Modi also thanked the Chartered Accountants, saying that CAs are vital for their contribution to the economic health of the country. "The PM said that data collated after demonetisation - which he called the "biggest step to counter corruption and black money" - revealed that over 3 lakh registered companies indulged in suspected dealings".

Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao loses stunning decision to Jeff Horn

A live stream of the card will also be available online at WatchESPN and via the ESPN app on various connected devices. Horn improved to 17 wins with no loss and one draw. In fact, the referee warned Horn after the round that he was inclined to call the fight, telling Horn , "I think you've had enough". The victory gave Horn the WBO welterweight belt, the first time that he has won a world title in his young professional career.

Author: 0 Would Paul Millsap Signing With the Minnesota Timberwolves Make Them Contenders?

They could also renounce their rights to restricted free agent Shabazz Muhammad , making him an unrestricted free agent. Ricky Rubio was traded to Utah, too. In Millsap, they could get a third. He has incredible hands and the feet to switch to perimeter players without negative recourse. As well as he's aged, Paul Millsap is still in the latter stretch of his prime.

Author: 0 LeBron James Tweets: 'Steph Should be Getting $400M'

In a retweet of San Francisco Chronicle columnist Ann Killion's description of how the Warriors' rising value has coincided with Curry's ascension to superstardom, James questioned the NBA's salary cap. Isn't it nice when players defend their fellow professionals? The 29-year-old hold a career average of 22.8 points, 6.8 assists, 4.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals per game over his eight seasons.

Sports Rain Delays Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 to Saturday
Author: 0 Rain Delays Coca-Cola Firecracker 250 to Saturday

Video replays clearly showed the final accident happened before Byron crossed the line, but NASCAR didn't put out the yellow flag until after Byron had passed the marker thereby making the race official. Earnhardt is on the pole for the event. Sadler was second, followed by Dakoda Armstrong, Jeb Burton and David Starr. "Dale is so good here and I've watched a lot of his stuff, seen how he side drafts", Byron said.

Sports The Red Sox pull a win for the Blue Jays
Author: 0 The Red Sox pull a win for the Blue Jays

I don't think he gets caught up in a lot of exterior things outside the ballpark other than being with his family. Boston Red Sox catcher Sandy Leon is in Saturday's starting lineup versus the Toronto Blue Jays . - Sale now has an ERA of 1.68 against the Blue Jays and an ERA of 1.13 at Rogers Centre. The Red Sox tied the game when Marrero, the nine-hole hitter, drove in Jackie Bradley Jr ., from second base on a single off Barnes in the sixth.

Sports Kevin Shattenkirk signs four-year deal with Rangers — NHL free agency
Author: 0 Kevin Shattenkirk signs four-year deal with Rangers — NHL free agency

He was 152-158-47 over 10 seasons for the franchise, which was known as the Atlanta Thrashers when it selected him in the second round of the 2005 draft. ANTON STRALMAN: It isn't easy to land an offensive defenseman in free agency, but the Tampa Bay Lighting did in 2014 with Stralman. He finished the season with 13 goals and 56 points.

Sports Chelsea join Liverpool in £60m race to sign star 25-year-old
Author: 0 Chelsea join Liverpool in £60m race to sign star 25-year-old

This seems to reiterate the growing belief that Liverpool remain in the hunt for the 25-year-old and that an official offer could soon be made. A bid has been launched for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro, while Antonio Conte has also instructed the club to press ahead with a move for Leonardo Bonucci.

Sports Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel
Author: 0 Gloves are off between Hamilton and Vettel

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed victory in an action-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix that saw title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel come together behind a safety vehicle on Sunday. "The German's anger got the better of him and he reacted by driving alongside his title rival, gesturing with his left hand and veering into the side of Hamilton's vehicle".

Author: 0 Chicago Bulls: 2017 NBA Draft Grades

However, whether Chicago will fully be able to capitalize on its investments will largely depend on LaVine's and Dunn's development as they get more experience, and it remains to be seen whether they will progress, or regress. "It doesn't mean a damn thing". The two players would have been fine, but again, I have no idea what the Wolves' draft strategy was going to be. Hoiberg was never going to play to that type.

Sports Daniel Ricciardo upbeat after 'good day' in Baku
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo upbeat after 'good day' in Baku

Once again, Red Bull did not appear to lose out on the long straight in sector three where the team had feared the power deficit of its Renault engine would be a burden. The first practice got underway under a clear sky with track temperatures at a blistering 54 degrees C (129 degrees F). In the morning, Bottas , who set the maximum speed of 370 km / h in the inaugural race past year, was a little frightened at turn # 10 but managed to avoid contact with the low wall.

Sports Floyd Mayweather spotted partying with
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather spotted partying with "The best fighter in the UFC"

The upcoming fight, which according to ESPN is projected to make over $600 million, has received criticism due to the fact that McGregor has never competed in a professional boxing match. Golovkin obviously would be larger if Mayweather vs. McGregor weren't taking place on August 26". Fury's frame of reference for how he sees the fight ending is the explosive 13-second knockout the Irishman claimed over former dominant middleweight champion Jose Aldo in December 2015, which was also a fight ...

Sports Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft grades
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers: 2017 NBA Draft grades

An shifty, crafty guard who got the explosiveness and athletic ability to finish strong at the rim, Dennis will have an solid rookie campaign for an struggle Dallas squad looking for an upstart player like Dennis to find an identity. That a new position has been invented was itself a story: Ball carrier. The fact that Paul George wasn't traded is also a win for the Lakers, as it further enhances the chance of George joining the Lakers sometime between now and next July, when he will be a ...

Sports Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku
Author: 0 Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku

Due to his actions, Vettel was awarded a 10-second stop/go penalty for "potentially dangerous" driving. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won what will be regarded as a race for the ages following three safety auto periods, one red flag and a series of notable incidents.

Sports Ferdinand hopes Ronaldo rejoins Man United
Author: 0 Ferdinand hopes Ronaldo rejoins Man United

I know Cristiano and he is a good guy, both as a professional and a person. Madrid prosecutors said that after signing for the Spanish giants from Benfica in 2010, Di Maria had used companies in Panama and Ireland to hide earnings from the marketing of image rights.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup Preview: Cameroon vs Germany

FIFA's new video review system is bringing turmoil to the Confederations Cup, with technology created to deliver quick, clear decisions agitating players and leaving coaches and fans confused. Chile's Martin Rodriguez (second right) celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Australia . Cameroon need to win by three goals, and need Australia to defeat Chile in the their final match of group play to secure a berth in the semifinals.

Author: 0 Germany and Chile advance in Fifa Confederations Cup

Germany progressed as group victor following a 3-1 victory over Cameroon in Sochi, with the world champion to face Mexico for a place in the July 2 final in Saint Petersburg. Alexis Sanchez wanted a penalty when he fell under a challenge from Mark Milligan but the VAR system showed it was an excellent tackle from the Australian defender.

Sports NBA Announces 2017 All-Rookie First Team
Author: 0 NBA Announces 2017 All-Rookie First Team

Buddy Hield of the Kings and Willy Hernangomez of the Knicks round out the rest of the All-Rookie first team. Jordan Clarkson made the first team after the 2014-15 season and D'Angelo Russell was on the second team after the 2015-16 season.

Sports Liverpool handed transfer boost, but still £20m short of £70m price-tag
Author: 0 Liverpool handed transfer boost, but still £20m short of £70m price-tag

Even with the vast wealth of the Premier League , £70m feels like an excessive valuation but Liverpool would be buying potential - with Keita just 22 - and a player who has been personally requested by Jurgen Klopp . "I'm very excited to be here". He was a key figure as Roma finished second in Serie A last season, scoring 15 goals in 31 league appearances.

Author: 0 It's on: Mayweather to fight UFC star McGregor Aug. 26

Both men had previously said they wanted $100m (£78m) each for the fight and negotiations have gone back and forth for about a year. Floyd is very opinionated on a lot of things and he's a smart guy surrounded by smart people. McGregor , 28, is 21-3 in UFC fights , with his most recent fight coming in November against Eddie Alvarez . He won the UFC's featherweight title in a 13-second knockout of Jose Aldo on December 12, 2015.

Author: 0 Eight-time champion Federer eases into 13th Halle semi-final

Federer had already won the Australian Open before titles in Indian Wells and Miami this year. Federer , who won the Australian Open in January for his 18th Grand Slam title, chose to skip the clay-court season, including the French Open, to prepare for the grass and hard-court seasons, with his eye on Wimbledon , where he is a seven-time champion.

Sports Former NBA Guard Jason Williams Injured in BIG3
Author: 0 Former NBA Guard Jason Williams Injured in BIG3

There is an eight-week regular season where all teams will play eight games. And we started to think about why this is a bad idea, what could go wrong, and why it won't work. Deshawn Stevens scored buckets easily, racking up 20 points while connecting on 50 percent of his 3-point shots. The BIG3 is not the NBA, nor is it "the most competitive basketball league in the world" aside from the NBA, as Power coach and Hall of Famer Clyde Drexler described it.

Author: 0 Brighton's Premier League Fixtures Revealed

Reigning champions Chelsea will start their title defence at home against Burnley , yet the early stages of the season include an away derby with Tottenham in the second week, plus matches against Arsenal and Manchester City in September .

Author: 0 Trump says Obama "Did Nothing"

Mr. Obama made a "very serious mistake " in not doing more about Russia's intervention in the presidential election campaign, Schiff of California, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday. But you don't read that. Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation have received widespread attention and are now the focus of several investigations, including by a special counsel and two congressional committees.