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Greensboro native John Isner eliminated in Wimbledon semifinals Greensboro native John Isner eliminated in Wimbledon semifinals
- July 13, 2018

The roof was closed and the floodlights turned on following Anderson's win. The pair slugged it out on Centre Court for six hours and 35 minutes before the eighth seed came through 7-6 (8-6) 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (9-11) 6-4 26-24. Isner beat Mahut: 6-4, 3-6, 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68. The five-set match between Kevin Anderson and John Isner has become the longest semifinal in Wimbledon history. (more...)
Nick Diaz Unleashes on Brock Lesnar, Calls for Fight Against Daniel Cormier Nick Diaz Unleashes on Brock Lesnar, Calls for Fight Against Daniel Cormier
- July 13, 2018

The rumors and speculation have all said that Lesnar would put his title on the line at SummerSlam and that it would likely be his last match in WWE. It is now believed that was done on goal and to keep the focus on Extreme Rules and its build-up. Lesnar's opponent for SummerSlam has yet to be decided. (more...)
Toby Alderweireld keen to complete move after Belgium's World Cup exit Toby Alderweireld keen to complete move after Belgium's World Cup exit
- July 13, 2018

Speaking during Russia Today's coverage of Wednesday's game, Mourinho said: "Perisic is the kind of winger that is different to the others". "So the way he wins that ball in the air (for the winning goal) and puts the ball into that space is only possible if you are very, very physical and dominant over defenders". (more...)
Another hectic spring for Astana at Tour de France Stage 4 Another hectic spring for Astana at Tour de France Stage 4
- July 13, 2018

In stage four, Gaviria, riding for Quick-Step, launched his first attack far from the finish line, but secured the win with a second, powerful burst of speed to beat veterans Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Germany's expert sprinter Andre Greipel. (more...)
Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 1st ODI at Queens Sports Club Zimbabwe vs Pakistan 1st ODI at Queens Sports Club
- July 13, 2018

As usual, they will also have plenty of pace options, with left-arm quick Junaid Khan returning to their ODI squad and likely to open the bowling with Mohammad Amir. "He will be out for at least three weeks as he concentrates on physiotherapy which aims to speed up healing and make sure the tear heals without tight scar tissue formation", Anesu Mupotaringa, the team physiotherapist said. (more...)
Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat Pogba urges France to avenge Euros defeat
- July 13, 2018

Paul Pogba hailed Kylian Mbappe's rapid ascent to the top of world football and claimed the 19-year-old has a good grasp of the game, saying: "He understands things I didn't when I was his age". Pogba delivered another excellent performance in the 1-0 semi-final win over Belgium on Tuesday evening, and Wenger praised the midfielder's display. (more...)
Eric Abidal responds to Yerry Mina complaints Eric Abidal responds to Yerry Mina complaints
- July 13, 2018

A lot of teams are interested in Yerry, but first, we want to know what the club's intentions are with him. Everton have been strongly linked with a £21million move for the 23-year-old, as they look to replace ageing defenders Phil Jagielka and Ashley Williams. (more...)
Papa John's founder resigns as chairman after apologizing for racial slur Papa John's founder resigns as chairman after apologizing for racial slur
- July 13, 2018

PHOTO: Papa John's announced that it had accepted John Schnatter's resignation on Wednesday. On Wednesday, Forbes reported that Papa John's executives and marketing agency Laundry Service held a conference call in May in an attempt to prevent controversies for the brand. (more...)
Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge
- July 13, 2018

Terry - who brought the curtain down on his Chelsea career after that title triumph - paid tribute to Conte on Instagram. This has reportedly led to Conte being disgusted with the Chelsea board and has contacted his lawyers in what could turn out to be the start of a long drawn-out saga. (more...)
Green jersey champion Matthews out of TDF
- July 13, 2018

Matthews won the points competition's green jersey in 2017. "Feel better soon, Michael!", said a statement by Matthews' Sunweb team. The Australian sprinter struggled with vomiting and lack of sleep last night and this morning before deciding, alongside the team, to abandon the race before the Stage 5 start in Lorient. (more...)
Harry Wilson signs new Liverpool contract Harry Wilson signs new Liverpool contract
- July 13, 2018

Earlier this week, Liverpool rejected another loan approach from Celtic at the weekend as they have concerns about sending him to the Scottish champions after seeing Chelsea's Charly Musonda get very little game time whilst on loan at Celtic Park last season. (more...)
Jeremy Lin traded to Hawks
- July 13, 2018

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. It is unclear what else the Nets will receive in return. The move comes weeks after Atlanta traded down to acquire fifth overall pick Trae Young in the 2018 NBA Draft, then took Kevin Huerter at No. 19. The Hawks will be the seventh team for Lin, the undrafted former Harvard star who memorably broke out with the Knicks during his run of Linsanity in February 2012. (more...)
Parents of Thai cave rescue boy give thanks to God Parents of Thai cave rescue boy give thanks to God
- July 13, 2018

The divers carried them out and they were wearing wetsuits to keep them warm", Thai navy SEAL chief Apakorn Youkongkaew said. Previously, Thai authorities had kept details of the incident including how a group of boys, many of whom could not swim and had no diving experience, could navigate the treacherous narrow and submerged passageways of the Tham Luang complex, even with expert diving support. (more...)
Mourinho says England have reason to cry, speaks on Southgate's future
- July 13, 2018

However, the Foxes want to keep Maguire , especially after proving how good he can be on the highest stage of all at a World Cup . " England have reason to cry because they were so close to [reaching the World Cup final], but they have also have reason to be optimistic", the Manchester United manager told RT. (more...)
Liverpool face Lazio competition for Stoke attacker Xherdan Shaqiri
- July 13, 2018

Stoke signed Shaqiri from Bayern Munich in 2015 and he has two years remaining on his deal but the Championship side - who are restructuring under new manager Gary Rowett - are resigned to him moving this summer and they want the business wrapped up quickly. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Agrees to One-Year Contract with Nuggets Isaiah Thomas Reportedly Agrees to One-Year Contract with Nuggets
- July 13, 2018

After all, Denver's guard rotation is not that deep, so expect Thomas to average at least 25 minutes per game with the Nuggets. The Nuggets' backcourt features the young tandem of Gary Harris and Jamal Murray, but Thomas can carve out a significant role coming off the pine. (more...)
India women's cricket coach Arothe resigns India women's cricket coach Arothe resigns
- July 13, 2018

Tushar Arothe has resigned as coach of India's national women's cricket team. The omission of 17-year-old Jemimah Rodrigues from the XI in the Asia Cup, is also understood to have been a moot point during Arothe's meetings with the CoA and the BCCI officials . (more...)
MLB Trade Rumors: Manny Machado Yankees Dodgers Brewers MLB Trade Rumors: Manny Machado Yankees Dodgers Brewers
- July 13, 2018

While Miler has played extremely well since joining the team in early June, sporting a.269 average with 7 home runs and 29 RBIs, he isn't a power bat and long-ball threat like Manny Machado . The rumors with Machado have been picking up a bit of late and it's looking like he could be traded well before the deadline. But Machado, who turned 26 last week, isn't focusing on that. (more...)
British Grand Prix: Unhappy Lewis Hamilton points finger at Ferrari’s ‘interesting tactics’ British Grand Prix: Unhappy Lewis Hamilton points finger at Ferrari’s ‘interesting tactics’
- July 13, 2018

It continues a run of poor performance - at the hands of the team rather than driver. Sebastian Vettel's involvement in the final practice session for the British Grand Prix was limited by a neck complaint. "I don't think there was an intention and l think it's unnecessary to even go there". "I'm not anxious. Also, the speed tomorrow is less than in quali, because you have more fuel and you'll be a bit slower so it's going to be OK". (more...)
Tour de France stage 6 -- Dan Martin sprints to win Tour de France stage 6 -- Dan Martin sprints to win
- July 13, 2018

Dream big and dare to fail. He finished ahead of a hard-charging Pierre LaTour (AG2R La Mondiale) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). Van Avermaet's nearest challenger is now Sky's Thomas who is three seconds back on GC after the Welshman picked up two bonus seconds in the bonus sprint 13km from the finish. (more...)
FIFA tells broadcasters to reduce focus on attractive women FIFA tells broadcasters to reduce focus on attractive women
- July 13, 2018

Powar added there had been several cases of female reporters being grabbed or kissed whilst on air. "There are many interesting stories to tell about the World Cup and we acknowledge this was not one of them", it said. Monitors identified sexist incidents, including fans harassing female broadcasters, as having been a bigger problem so far than acts of racism. The Russian FA's diversity officer Alexey Smertin, the former Chelsea midfielder, said FAN-IDs - which are similar to the ... (more...)
Barcelona Rule Out Eden Hazard Swoop, Chelsea Star Too Expensive Barcelona Rule Out Eden Hazard Swoop, Chelsea Star Too Expensive
- July 13, 2018

Mbappe has arguably been the stand out attacking player at the World Cup in Russian Federation, despite only being 19-years-old and rumours have been circulating for some months now that PSG may be forced to pull out of the deal they agreed with Monaco at the end of last season. (more...)
Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Porto in Wimbledon quarterfinals Rafael Nadal edges Juan Martin del Porto in Wimbledon quarterfinals
- July 13, 2018

Here's all the latest news and results! They have met on 51 previous occasions, but not at this stage of a Slam since the 2014 French Open semi-finals. Djokovic has the slight edge at overall Tour-level at 26-25, but Nadal ended a seven-match losing streak against the Serb at Madrid a year ago and also won their only meeting so far in 2018 in the semi-finals of the Rome Masters. (more...)
Jerry West: LeBron James was not a tough sign Jerry West: LeBron James was not a tough sign
- July 12, 2018

The mural saga illustrates just how weird the situation could get for James in Los Angeles, where Bryant retains huge popularity two years after his retirement. Not only will James produce with SpringHill, but he is also apparently in talks to be cast in a starring role. Paramount Players' Ali Bell and Gabby Canton are also involved with the project. (more...)
Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak
- July 12, 2018

It was an opportunity lost. Southgate said: "At the moment we all feel the pain of the defeat". "But equally we want to be a team that's hitting quarter-finals, semi-finals, finals - that was what we've aimed to do in the long term and we've proved that is possible". (more...)

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