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Kevin Anderson defeats defending champion Roger Federer at Wimbledon

Kevin Anderson defeats defending champion Roger Federer at Wimbledon Next up for the American will be Milos Raonic , who overcame Isner's countryman Mackenzie McDonald 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-2. There was still the small matter of holding serve but a 28th ace helped settle Anderson's nerves and be brought up match point with a massive forehand before completing a remarkable victory with a first serve that Federer could not handle. [Full Article...]

Roger Federer suffers shock Wimbledon quarter-final loss to Kevin Anderson

Roger Federer suffers shock Wimbledon quarter-final loss to Kevin Anderson The first hiccup surfaced at the start of the second set with Anderson breaking the Federer serve and ending that run of holds. Not just an experience, but a challenge that I've set for myself. I had moments where I was great, I felt like I was reading his serve, other moments where I don't know where the hell I was moving to. The South African is through to the last eight for the first time, an... [Full Article...]

Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight, 39, dead

Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight, 39, dead William "Billy" Knight's body was found on a roadway at 2:45 a.m. near downtown. Officials have found no signs of foul play in his death, according to the Phoenix police. In the video , Knight issues an apology to his family and friends as well as a damning caution urging those who are depressed not to follow 'his route'. [Full Article...]

Reds score seven runs in ninth to top Indians

Reds score seven runs in ninth to top Indians Francona's affinity for nicknames - Perez is "OP;" Otero is "OT" - cost him dearly, too. He gave up a go-ahead three-run double from Joey Votto during a seven-run ninth inning after the bullpen wasted a gem from Trevor Bauer in the loss. [Full Article...]

Bucks sign rookie Donte DiVincenzo

Bucks sign rookie Donte DiVincenzo Way2Save is also a program Wells Fargo put forward to help college students open a savings account with no monthly fees, which in most banks, would surpass the $3.71 the shooting guard now has, despite owning a $1,000 iPhone X. As a result of his explosive performance, DiVincenzo was selected 17th overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in last month's draft, and his rookie deal will pay him upwards of $... [Full Article...]

Knox eyes Open title after Irish glory

Knox eyes Open title after Irish glory The New Zealander had that putt for the title but missed on the high side and the pair were left to go back up the last. Signs of progress at the Irish Open over the weekend put former world number one Rory McIlroy in a positive frame of mind before next week's British Open at Carnoustie. [Full Article...]

How Gareth Southgate's 'lucky socks' got him the boot from Middlesbrough

How Gareth Southgate's 'lucky socks' got him the boot from Middlesbrough First knockout win for 10 years. "We keep looking to break the barriers down". Southgate is well aware of the near-hysteria among England's support at home, and takes pride from the manner in which his team is unifying the country. "It is a special feeling and a privilege". Fans have been dancing in the town's streets and chanting It's Coming Home following England's wins earlier in the to... [Full Article...]

Kevin Na ends drought with five-shot win at Greenbrier

Kevin Na ends drought with five-shot win at Greenbrier Bubba Watson shot 65 and was among three players at 11 under. "My putter got hot", Na said. Beginning the day a shot off the pace, Na birdied the fourth and added another at the par-four next before nailing a 30-footer at the sixth for a third straight gain. [Full Article...]

Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia

Ghanaians react to Russia's shootout defeat to Croatia Petersburg for their Tuesday night semifinal. So what's your prediction? "It is true we have not made good results at major tournaments for decades, but we should not be surprised Croatia are in the last four of the World Cup given the quality of the players, which has been proven". [Full Article...]

#WorldCup - Croatia vs England preview

#WorldCup - Croatia vs England preview Against a tired Croatian side that has been pushed to penalties in their past two games, England have a clear advantage and will look to Kane to make the most of it. Lovren was not impressed when he was reminded of that day by an English reporter. He told a news conference: "I don't know what to say in response to this question. [Full Article...]

Loris Karius: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp defends keeper after mistake in friendly

Loris Karius: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp defends keeper after mistake in friendly The Reds' under-fire No.1 cost his side in the Champions League final in May against Real Madrid . We had more chances to score, but then we conceded the goals , which is not nice. Goals from Adam Lallana, Rafael Camacho and Ojo were enough to hand Liverpool the victory, and the latter really staked his claim to be involved with the first-team next term. [Full Article...]

Kim breaks LPGA scoring record at Thornberry

Kim breaks LPGA scoring record at Thornberry Speaking of her 63-65-64-65 tournament, surpassing Annika Sorenstam's 27-under record from 2001, she told LPGA.com: "After I shot 27-under (at the 2016 JJTBC Founders Cup), I wanted the 72-hole record". "When someone plays that good, she deserves to win". "Well, after last week I was disappointed because I prepared a lot with my caddie for the major". [Full Article...]

England target SWC final but gifted Croatia stand in the way

England target SWC final but gifted Croatia stand in the way Everyone is with us, we're all in this together". We savour [the win] a little, but we must now focus on the final. "We didn't win the Euros final, so that's why it's close to my heart now to reach this level at the World Cup", he said. Deschamps is aiming to join Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo as the only men to have won the World Cup as both a player and a manager. [Full Article...]

Wayne Pivac to succeed Gatland as Wales head coach

Wayne Pivac to succeed Gatland as Wales head coach After more than 12 years at the helm, Gatland will bow out as the longest-serving and most successful head coach in the history of the game in Wales. The Welsh Rugby Union has opted for Pivac over fellow Kiwis Dave Rennie and Scott Robinson, who were also on the shortlist for the post that will be vacated by Gatland upon completion of Japan 2019. [Full Article...]

Mesut Ozil owes Germany fans Erdogan explanation - DFB chief Reinhard Grindel

Mesut Ozil owes Germany fans Erdogan explanation - DFB chief Reinhard Grindel In particular, he and Ilkay Gundogan have come under fire for being pictured meeting controversial Turkish President Recept Tayyip Erdogan prior to the tournament, which Oliver Bierhoff, the team's public relations manager, admitted could have been seen as a reason to leave him out of the squad . [Full Article...]

Maxwell powers Australia to T20 win over Zimbabwe

Maxwell powers Australia to T20 win over Zimbabwe Australia captain Aaron Finch was given a first-ball reprieve when he was dropped by Malik in the deep after top-edging a hook, and several misfields allowed any pressure with the new ball to be immediately dissipated. Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman also jumped 44 places to reach No 2 spot in the ranking. Among others ending the England v India series with career-best points were Jason Roy (up 19 s... [Full Article...]

Liverpool in talks to sign Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool in talks to sign Xherdan Shaqiri Jurgen Klopp has identified the Switzerland global as one who can bolster his attacking options, while the presence of a release clause in the 26-year-old's contract makes a deal a financially attractive one. He admitted that he would like to leave following last season's relegation. One of Switzerland's star performances in Russian Federation, his last-minute victor against Serbia sent the sid... [Full Article...]

Thai football team rescue celebrated in the Dutch media

Thai football team rescue celebrated in the Dutch media The dozen players - aged 11 to 16 - and the coach had already received an invitation from Federation Internationale de Football Association chief Gianni Infantino last week to attend the World Cup final on Sunday in Moscow - although after their traumatic experience they may not be up to the trip physically or mentally . [Full Article...]

A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final

A Single Goal Sends France To The World Cup Final Not even in my wildest dreams, and I am a big dreamer, would I have imagined this. "Everyone is with us, we're all in this together". But we will be ready because we have an extremely good state of mind and it is the semi-finals in the World Cup. [Full Article...]

Rangers announce EIGHTH summer signing and hopeful of another before European deadline

Rangers announce EIGHTH summer signing and hopeful of another before European deadline The Gers tied up a permanent deal for Jamie Murphy following a successful loan spell from Brighton and Hove Albion, and then set about adding new faces to the squad. I got a phone call from my agent and he told me about Rangers and I said let's see what happens. "He called me about two weeks ago and from there I started changing my mind". [Full Article...]


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