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Sports Lakers overcome Ball's injury to beat Mavs
Author: 0 Lakers overcome Ball's injury to beat Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks attempted to make a push towards the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough. With a trip to the semifinals on the line, all eyes will be on Los Angeles' 19-year-old point guard. His health is No. 1. Here is what you need to know before the Lakers face the Brooklyn Nets in the Summer League quarterfinals. "We love the young players that we have with this team".

Sports Power second in Indycar Toronto practice
Author: 0 Power second in Indycar Toronto practice

Just before a full-course caution flag waved, Newgarden just hit pit lane and would later lead 58 of the last 61 laps to win the race by 1.8704 second over Alexander Rossi . He's always there and he's with a good team obviously, but his race craft is really good. As we've said, this year has been a huge turnaround. Canadian James Hinchcliffe of Oakville, Ont., also races for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports .

Sports Mark Ruffalo Says Another HULK Solo Movie Won't Happen
Author: 0 Mark Ruffalo Says Another HULK Solo Movie Won't Happen

Could Thor: Ragnarok be a film setting up a Planet Hulk movie, the Internet buzzed? And given that both previous Hulk movies featured leading men who bowed out of the role immediately afterward, maybe this is all just a clever ruse to keep Ruffalo from falling prey to a jinx.

Sports Fan Sneaks Backstage with Fake Credential, Walks out with Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Fan Sneaks Backstage with Fake Credential, Walks out with Conor McGregor

I'm not saying the fighters are on steroids, I'm saying the method of production and hype is juiced up beyond belief. "I'm riding with Conor ", Johnson said . This is my last fight after years and years and years of travelling and getting out there". Before these epic press conferences, the build up to the contract and deal between these two fighters already had performance enhancement written all over it.

Sports San Francisco 49ers: Kirk Cousins door now open for 2018
Author: 0 San Francisco 49ers: Kirk Cousins door now open for 2018

During the period that Cousins is under the franchise tag, the Redskins have exclusive negotiation rights. He also cites sources claiming Cousins would be open to signing a long-term deal with the 'Skins after 2017. It seems unquestionable at this point that Cousins has won this standoff against Washington . If they can not, the negotiation window doesn't open again until after the coming season.

Author: 0 White Sox Jose Quintana traded to Cubs for top prospects

For Chicago , right-hander James Shields (2-1, 4.95 ERA) will make his eighth start of the season. But I think it's important not to overreact to that. It was the first July goodbye for the Chicago White Sox . Jimenez was the Cubs top hitting prospect , batting.271 with eight home runs and 32 RBIs at high-A and Cease was the team's top pitching prospect , who was 1-2 with a 2.79 ERA in Single-A.

Sports Ruthless Muguruza claims first Wimbledon title
Author: 0 Ruthless Muguruza claims first Wimbledon title

Muguruza overwhelmed Williams with a supreme display of power hitting in 77 minutes on Centre Court to become only the second Spanish woman to win Wimbledon. The opening set was a competitive affair filled with grueling rallies and hard-fought points. "Once I go to the big court, I feel good", she said.

Author: 0 Lukaku's presence massive for United - Lingard

It's claimed that £35m of that will go on Inter winger Ivan Perisic who has always been linked with a move to Old Trafford, while another defender and a defensive midfielder are also on his radar. "I don't want to be disrespectful, we don't have our door closed, we are not happy with just Lukaku and Lindelof". "We wanted four - 50% of the job is done".

Sports United Kingdom great Babe Parilli dead at 87
Author: 0 United Kingdom great Babe Parilli dead at 87

He was a Super Bowl-winning signal caller as a member of the 1968 Jets, and member of the 1960s All-Decade Team. During the regular season, Parilli, wearing the No. Parilli brought Kentucky national recognition while playing for Paul "Bear" Bryant from 1949-51. Parilli was picked fourth overall by the Green Bay Packers in 1952.

Sports Arsenal boss Wenger confident of Alexis stay: We're always texting
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Wenger confident of Alexis stay: We're always texting

Sanchez's Arsenal contract has one year left to run and the player is yet to sign their offer of new terms worth £300,000-a-week. The Frenchman spoke just yesterday about how he was feeling "positive" over the situation, despite no sign of the former Barcelona man signing a new contract.

Sports Juventus's Bonucci in shock Milan move
Author: 0 Juventus's Bonucci in shock Milan move

His capture comes after heavy investment by Milan this summer following the sale of the club by former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to a Chinese consortium in April. "Coaching him is a dream come true and I want to thank [sporting director Massimiliano] Mirabelli and [general manager Marco] Fassone". When Bonucci arrived at Milan's offices Friday to sign the expected deal, his vehicle was surrounded by Rossoneri fans.

Author: 0 Man United doubt Real Madrid have funds to buy David De Gea

Who could those two players be? "I can't say any word about a player who is a Chelsea player", Mourinho said. United have already secured the signatures of Victor Lindelof and Romelu Lukaku , with Mourinho said to want either Matic or Eric Dier in addition to Ivan Perisic.

Sports Venus Williams to face Garbine Muguruza in Wimbledon final
Author: 0 Venus Williams to face Garbine Muguruza in Wimbledon final

When will the Venus Williams vs Garbine Muguruza match be played? However, she has played some of her best tennis over the past year, reaching the Wimbledon semi-finals last year and the Australian Open final this year. Muguruza had reached this final with the help of her play at the net - she won 18 of the 24 points in which she approached the net in the semifinal.

Sports What's the story behind the Venus Rosewater Dish at Wimbledon?
Author: 0 What's the story behind the Venus Rosewater Dish at Wimbledon?

On June 9, seven-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one Venus Williams was involved in a vehicle crash in Florida, which would lead to the death of a 78-year-old man two weeks later. Yes, that's what they call the Women's Singles silverware at Wimbledon . "I just tried to get one point after another and wow it was done. So I definitely want to be the one who takes the big one", said the No14 seed.

Sports Arsenal 2-0 Sydney FC Match Report
Author: 0 Arsenal 2-0 Sydney FC Match Report

Sydney FC goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne pressed his case for a starting spot this season for the defending A-League champions. Alexandre Lacazette took all of 15 minutes to score his first goal for Arsenal last night. Arsene Wenger at Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney , Australia, July 11. "It would hit the team quite hard if he left because he's a player who always delivers", Ozil said.

Sports Arsene Wenger discusses future of Jack Wilshere at Arsenal
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger discusses future of Jack Wilshere at Arsenal

The England worldwide spent last term away from Arsenal on loan at south coast club Bournemouth and it is not clear how heavily he features in Arsene Wenger's plans going forward. Wilshere made 29 Premier League appearances for Bournemouth before being ruled out for the remainder of the 2016-17 campaign with a fractured left fibula suffered during a 4-0 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur .

Sports Wimbledon 2017: Male fan enters court on invitation, wears white skirt; watch
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Male fan enters court on invitation, wears white skirt; watch

As the man came on to the court and Clijsters prepared to serve, she stopped and ran towards one of the kit bags. Taking his suggestion on board, Clijsters invited the fan down to the court so he could play the point. When it was her turn to serve, Kim asked the audience what kind of serve she should make - wide or down the middle. After all the laughter and little bit of tennis action, the man also posed with the players in the end.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho targeting two more signings for Man United this summer

Premier League champions Chelsea are reportedly holding on to Serbia global Matic until they complete the signing of Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko , which is believed to be close. "We need more. We wanted four (signings), so I would say 50% of the job is done". So maybe we don't get two [more players], we get one. It's a nice number, and I asked the permission of Zlatan Ibrahimovic .

Sports Williams advances to 9th Wimbledon final
Author: 0 Williams advances to 9th Wimbledon final

She passed her sister Serena on the active Wimbledon win list this year, and her current record stands at 87-14 at Wimbledon. With Serena skipping the tournament due to her pregnancy, this is the best opportunity for Venus to win a Grand Slam title.

Sports KCR congratulates cricketer Mithali Raj on becoming top scorer
Author: 0 KCR congratulates cricketer Mithali Raj on becoming top scorer

Where is the India Women vs New Zealand Women match going to be played? The team now has to face one of the tournament's favourites New Zealand . How do I watch India vs New Zealand Live Streaming? That's what makes world champions. That tally proved nowhere large enough, though, as Australia chased down their target for the loss of just two wickets - skipper Meg Lanning (76no) and Ellyse Perry (60no) sharing an unbroken third-wicket stand of 124 after solid opening contributions from ...

Sports In Wimbledon Finals, Venus Williams And Roger Federer Could Set Age Records
Author: 0 In Wimbledon Finals, Venus Williams And Roger Federer Could Set Age Records

But just as the World No.15 was closing in on the net in an attempt to finish off the rally, Federer somehow managed to flick a backhand victor past Berdych, which left everyone stunned. On Saturday, she will play for her first Wimbledon championship since 2008 when she takes on 14th-seeded Garbine Muguruza , who advanced to the final by beating Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 on Centre Court .

Sports Williams - Muguruza, the expected final
Author: 0 Williams - Muguruza, the expected final

The amusing thing is, no one questioned Kobe Bryant playing in the National Basketball Association for 2o years. - Berdych on Federer, who turns 36 on August 8, and would be the oldest Wimbledon men's champion in the Open era. "So I think experience can either work against you or for you". "This year has been incredible in terms of my play, playing deep into the big events .

Author: 0 Wimbledon - Saturday Schedule: Venus Williams faces Garbine Muguruza

Venus also reached the Australian Open final this year where she was beaten by her sister Serena. At 37, Williams is the oldest Wimbledon finalist since Martina Navratilova was the 1994 runner-up at that age. - Average ranking of Muguruza's opponents this fortnight is 55. It probably just got worse and worse as the tournament went on. Prediction: Williams in three sets .

Sports Rajnath, Sushma to brief opposition
Author: 0 Rajnath, Sushma to brief opposition

Home minister Rajnath Singh , defence minister Arun Jaitley and external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj - members of the cabinet committee on security - will apprise the opposition leaders of the longest border faceoff between the two nuclear-armed neighbours in recent times, as well as brief them about the overall dip in bilateral ties.

Sports Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal charges in Rio encounter
Author: 0 Ryan Lochte cleared of criminal charges in Rio encounter

Lochte admitted he "over-exaggerated" about having a gun held to his head at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, where he and three other American swimmers had stopped to use a restroom. While he was able to leave Brazil quickly, his three teammates were detained, with Feigen agreeing to pay a fine of almost $11,000 to expedite his departure.

Sports Garbine Muguruza v Venus Williams - player profiles
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza v Venus Williams - player profiles

Venus comes into the match having gone through a series of some of the biggest hitters in the game, beating Naomi Osaka, Ana Konjuh, Jelena Ostapenko, and Konta without losing a set. The 37-year-old has dropped one set on her way to the final and needed just over an hour to beat home favourite Johanna Konta in the semis. "So I look forward to putting a Spanish name back there".

Sports Venus oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years
Author: 0 Venus oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years

The Australian-born Konta has been in the semifinals of a major tournament before, getting that far at last year's Australian Open. At No. 87, she was the fourth lowest-ranked player in history to reach the Wimbledon semifinals. I'm disappointed but in the morning I will feel better about it. All these years later, Wimbledon still brings out the best in Venus Williams. She reached her ninth final at the All England Club, and will face 2015 runner-up Garbine Muguruza on Saturday for a shot ...

Sports Here's Our First Look at Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'
Author: 0 Here's Our First Look at Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One'

The photo gives us a good look at Wade's OASIS rig, and if you look hard in the corner, you can spot the bike Wade pedals to charge up his gear. In this version of the future, most people don't have enough money to survive and their only escape is through a VR simulation created by James Halliday (Mark Rylance), who recently died but left behind a final game with a very real prize.

Sports Querrey confident he can contend for grand slams
Author: 0 Querrey confident he can contend for grand slams

I had a pretty good run so far. EPA/DANIEL LEAL-OLIVASSam Querrey of the U.S. in action against Marin Cilic of Croatia during their semi final match for the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London , Britain, 14 July 2017.

Sports Venus Williams Gains 9th Wimbledon Final, Awaits Muguruza
Author: 0 Venus Williams Gains 9th Wimbledon Final, Awaits Muguruza

Konta saved two match points before Williams finally ended her resistance, smashing a forehand that flew past the Briton and left the American to twirl in celebration on Centre Court. The British Konta is in her first ever semifinal match at Wimbledon . Konta did not play badly but, as is so often the case against the most challenging opponents, she was punished for missed chances and found wanting in the pivotal moments.

Sports Pole victor Kyle Larson tagged with post-qualifying penalty
Author: 0 Pole victor Kyle Larson tagged with post-qualifying penalty

He was originally awarded the pole, but post-qualifying inspection uncovered an unapprovoed rear deck fin, so his time was disallowed. Martin Truex Jr . The penalty cost Larson his one-marker points lead, and he now trails Furniture Row's Truex by 34. Meanwhile, crew chief Chad Johnston received a three-race suspension.

Sports A day on the Tour de France
Author: 0 A day on the Tour de France

Aru remains in yellow, just six seconds ahead, as the Tour moves away from the Pyrenees and into the tough, undulating terrain of the Massif this weekend. Firday's 101km 13th stage to Foix promises to be a fast and explosive one as it takes in three climbs in the Pyrenees. Everyone, though, is remaining wary of Friday's 100km Pyrenean stage.

Sports Afghan girls robotics team arrives in Kabul
Author: 0 Afghan girls robotics team arrives in Kabul

However, the move sparked an worldwide outcry and only after U.S President Donald Trump reportedly stepped in on Wednesday night (Kabul time) was the initial decision overturned and visas were ordered to be issued. The team had twice traveled from their home in war-torn Afghanistan's western Herat to the capital of Kabul to apply for visas. But on Thursday, all six girls packed into a small taxicab to head to the U.S.

Sports South Africa wins toss and bats 1st in 2nd test vs. England
Author: 0 South Africa wins toss and bats 1st in 2nd test vs. England

Then we'll find out more about where this team are heading'. Since then, South Africa were only playing "catch up". The strong captain has been a huge factor in Proteas' resuscitation after the Indian tour and their ardent fans will hope that the team performs better with him.

Sports Real Madrid will chase PSG star if Chelsea target leaves
Author: 0 Real Madrid will chase PSG star if Chelsea target leaves

The 25-year-old is now in the United States for Madrid's pre-season tour but Danilo could be on his way to west London over the coming week if these reports are accurate. "We do not determine what the price is of a player of Real Madrid , Real Madrid do that and we didn't arrive at an agreement with Real Madrid ". I cannot criticise Real Madrid and I can not criticise my club.

Sports Vikings' Michael Floyd reportedly suspended four games after kombucha tea incident
Author: 0 Vikings' Michael Floyd reportedly suspended four games after kombucha tea incident

Floyd will be allowed to participate in all preseason practices and games. Under the current policy, he faces a two-game unpaid suspension, at a minimum. Floyd was sentenced to another day in jail in Arizona, which he has already served, for the June violation. The Vikings signed Floyd in May knowing he faced a suspension for his drunken driving arrest.

Sports Liverpool set to make £5m with sale that will split supporters
Author: 0 Liverpool set to make £5m with sale that will split supporters

Lazio are confident of thrashing out personal terms with the midfielder's representatives in the coming hours in order to get the deal over the line soon. Lazio , managed by Simone Inzaghi, have made an approach to Liverpool and Lucas is considering his options before the squad fly to Hong Kong on Sunday to take part in the Premier League Asia Trophy.

Sports Rooney takes Everton No. 10 shirt from Lukaku, Sandro given 9
Author: 0 Rooney takes Everton No. 10 shirt from Lukaku, Sandro given 9

Carrick moved to Manchester United in a £16m deal from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006 as a long-term replacement for Roy Keane. "When Manchester United and Jose Mourinho come knocking at the door, it is an opportunity of a lifetime and one that I could not turn down", Lukaku said .

Sports Dallas Cowboys Not Yet Aware Of 'Impending' Elliott Suspension
Author: 0 Dallas Cowboys Not Yet Aware Of 'Impending' Elliott Suspension

Schefter said Elliott still has to respond to the NFL's findings and the report it sent him on its investigation, and that there's a chance the running back could miss one and possibly two games. Elliott was named first-team All-Pro and made the Pro Bowl. Right now at this point, they've been healthy enough to get through the offseason without anything detrimental that can really hurt you going forward.

Sports Garbine Muguruza reaches second Wimbledon final after destroying Magdalena Rybarikova
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza reaches second Wimbledon final after destroying Magdalena Rybarikova

Muguruza and Rybarikova have met four times on tour, and have split the results evenly. Garbine Muguruza won the first set 6-1 against Magdalena Rybarikova in the women's semifinals at Wimbledon. By then, it seemed only a matter of time before Konta would crack, which she did when she went 0-40 down when serving to save the set. Since winning her maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open previous year, Muguruza had endured something of a sophomore slump as her ranking dropped out ...

Sports The third season of 'Narcos' gets a teaser and release date
Author: 0 The third season of 'Narcos' gets a teaser and release date

Speaking in the trailer, Pedro Pascal's character Javier Pena, says: 'While the world was focussed on Escobar, Cali became the biggest cocaine cartel in history'. Luckily, Pena will have help in the form of eager new DEA agents Chris Feistl (Michael Stahl-David) and Daniel Van Ness (Matt Whelan). They will now collaborate with the Colombian law enforcement to take down Cali, a cartel with intelligence and spies so vast, it was once compared to the Russian KGB.

Sports Cilic downs Querrey to reach first Wimbledon final
Author: 0 Cilic downs Querrey to reach first Wimbledon final

Croatia's Marin Cilic is moving on to his first Wimbledon final. Cilic , 28, will play the victor of the second semifinal between the No. 3 seed Roger Federer and the 11th-seeded Tomas Berdych . When Roger Federer referred to the other three men left in the semi-finals of this year's Wimbledon, he could not resist talking about their formidable stature and hitting power.

Author: 0 Auburn picked to finish 2nd in SEC West in media poll

Three-time defending champion Alabama is picked to win the Southeastern Conference title again in a preseason media poll. Georgia (1,572) was the media's pick to win the SEC East, narrowly ahead of two-time reigning division champ Florida (1,526).

Author: 0 Wimbledon: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic in shock exits

The way is clear for Roger Federer to win his eighth title on the grass courts of Wimbledon . At 35, Federer is the second oldest man to reach the semi-finals after Ken Rosewall who finished runner-up in 1974 at the age of 39. When he responded with two majestic forehands, one apparently defying physics as it curled around the net post, they were in raptures in the stands and former great Rod Laver smiled in admiration from the Royal Box.

Sports Scott Frantz, Kansas state football star, comes out as gay
Author: 0 Scott Frantz, Kansas state football star, comes out as gay

But the team atmosphere at Kansas State was just the environment Frantz may have needed to take the big step forward. He's expected to continue starting at left tackle for Kansas State this fall. Scott Frantz , an offensive tackle for Kansas State, has come out as gay. The players were encouraged to divulge personal secrets, and he was about to tell his teammates something he had never told anyone else.

Author: 0 Media Irked as Trump Gives US Question to China Reporter

Macron and Trump exchanged words and a handshake - their meeting, which was organiCed following an invitation from the French leader, was being closely watched by the global media. Embassy used to be located. Asked about Jim's criticisms Thursday, Trump deflected and said Paris was "going to be just fine" because France now has a "great" and "tough" president .