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Johanna Konta Revelling in Surreal Wimbledon Run Johanna Konta Revelling in Surreal Wimbledon Run
- July 12, 2017

Johanna Konta became the first British female to reach the semi-finals of Wimbledon since Virginia Wade in 1978 with an inspired performance which will have surely persuaded any remaining doubters that she is a genuine contender to win the Venus Rosewater Dish. (more...)
Timberwolves Announce 2017 NBA Summer League Roster Timberwolves Announce 2017 NBA Summer League Roster
- July 10, 2017

In 15 games (13 starts) for the Bighorns, Stockton averaged 16.4 points (.422 FG%,.787 FT%,.388 3PT%), 4.8 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 35.2 minutes of action during the 2016-17 season. Golden State Warriors - July 11th at 7:30 pm (CT) on ESPN 2. Dante Exum #11 of the Utah Jazz works against Rashad Vaughn #20 of the Milwaukee Bucks during a game at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on February 24, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (more...)
Williams Williams "devastated and heartbroken" after auto accident which led to man's death
- July 04, 2017

That's when the moderator jumped in to briefly stop the press conference. Just as the dead man's family attorney had warned, they have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against tennis legend Venus Williams for the auto crash that took the life of the 78-year-old man. (more...)
Judy Murray: 'One day Andy and Jamie will play doubles at Wimbledon' Judy Murray: 'One day Andy and Jamie will play doubles at Wimbledon'
- June 28, 2017

The older Murray sibling lifted a first title at Queen's along with partner Bruno Soares, while Andy crashed out to world No. 90 Jordan Thompson in the opening round. This is Murray and Soares' sixth ATP title together and in a twist of fate Murray lost his last doubles final at Queen's in 2014 when Soares was the other side of the net. (more...)
Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
- June 27, 2017

Patric Hornqvist broke a scoreless tie with 1:35 left in regulation of Game 6, which proved to be the game-winner. An average of 2.67 million Canadian viewers tuned in to see the Stanley Cup final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators , Rogers Sportsnet said in a release Monday. (more...)
Saints place DT Nick Fairley on reserve/non-football illness (NFI) list
- June 27, 2017

ESPN's Josina Anderson reported doctors first detected Fairley's condition prior to the 2011 National Football League draft, during which the Detroit Lions selected him with the 13th overall pick. Per Adam Schefter , Fairley's football career could be over. The Saints' move on Monday sidelines Fairley only for 2017. Fairley's heart issue was a cause for concern before he was drafted in 2011. (more...)
Roger Federer moves into 140th career final at Halle Roger Federer moves into 140th career final at Halle
- June 26, 2017

This is set to be a really interesting match as it is between two players are at two very different stages of their career. Gasquet will play his first Halle semi-final since 2013 against either German fourth seed Alexander Zverev or Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut . (more...)
AP analysis finds partisan map-making advantage in Ohio
- June 26, 2017

The AP scrutinized all 435 U.S. House races from November using a new statistical method of calculating partisan advantage. The formula compares the statewide average share of the vote that a party receives with the statewide percentage of seats the party won, taking into account that in politics, each percentage point share of statewide votes generally accounts for a 2 percentage point increase in seat share. (more...)
Qualifying session of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku Qualifying session of 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix in Baku
- June 26, 2017

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the pole position in the qualifications for the Grand Prix of Azerbaijan . Kimi Raikkonen was more than one second behind Hamilton, qualifying third ahead of his Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel . (more...)
K-pop star Taeyang lends support to 2018 Winter Olympics K-pop star Taeyang lends support to 2018 Winter Olympics
- June 25, 2017

The minister said PyeongChang 2018 could be the "Peace Olympics" if North Korea was to participate. "North Korea says the Masikryong Ski Resort was built according to global standards, and I intend to discuss this with Chang", Do said. "I hope that many people would share their dreams and passion through the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics", Taeyang said. But talks broke down and the North boycotted the Games. (more...)
FP1 - Red Bull one-two in Baku as Perez hits the wall
- June 24, 2017

Daniil Kvyat rounded out the top ten for Toro Rosso ahead of Williams' Lance Stroll , the two Haas drivers, Nico Hulkenberg's Renault and the McLaren of Stoffel Vandoorne . Four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion Scott Dixon has some advice for two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso if the McLaren F1 driver considers a jump to IndyCar in the future.Be prepared to. (more...)
Brandon Saad Traded For Artemi Panarin
- June 24, 2017

The Blackhawks have re-acquired forward Brandon Saad in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets , parting with top young forward Artemi Panarin to complete the blockbuster deal. "All I can say is you do your best and we gave it a real good shot". Saad, 24, spent his first four seasons with the Blackhawks, helping the team win two Stanley Cups. (more...)
Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers Lonzo Ball makes case for LeBron James to join him on Lakers
- June 23, 2017

With UCLA last season, Ball had a standout year as a freshman, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals while shooting 41.2 percent from three and 55.1 percent from the field. Once LA had the no. 2 pick, the Ball family celebrated the inevitable move to the Lakers as destiny. But as great as Ball was on the court, it's his father LaVar who has garnered most of the attention for his eye-opening comments, comparing his son to the likes of Steph Curry and Jason Kidd. (more...)
Draw against Scotland shows England's mental fortitude, says coach Gareth Southgate
- June 20, 2017

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given the Three Lions a seventieth minute lead from close range. Griffiths scored his first-ever goal for Scotland today from a attractive free kick and immediately scored another one in three minutes' time for a stunning late show at Hampden Park. (more...)
McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington
- June 19, 2017

McIlroy's attempt to add to his haul of four major championships at Erin Hills ended in the world number two surprisingly failing to make the weekend in Wisconsin. The US Open was only his seventh appearance of the year, following two lay-offs caused by a rib injury plus a few weeks away from golf to celebrate his wedding to American beauty Erica Stoll. (more...)
Canadian Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic Canadian Brooke Henderson wins Meijer LPGA Classic
- June 19, 2017

Henderson birdied Nos. 12 and 13 and closed with five pars. 9-12 - and three bogeys to reach 12-under 130 and break the 36-hole record at Blythefield. I was hitting the ball really well and some putts were dropping, which is kind of a change from the last few weeks. Flooding on the golf course caused the par five 5th hole to be played as a par three today resulting in the golf course being played as a par 69 and Thompson's round of 5 under was in fact a 64. (more...)
NZ build on lead over USA in America's Cup NZ build on lead over USA in America's Cup
- June 19, 2017

New Zealand continued to excel in light-wind sailing on the second day of racing as helmsman Peter Burling , 26, capitalised on a small mistake by the USA team and extended his lead throughout Sunday. "We're more anxious about how to make the boat go quicker, how to get around the track quicker". Oracle does have history on its side. Welcome to day two of the Americas Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton . (more...)
Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand
- June 18, 2017

Petersburg Stadium, Fisht Stadium in Sochi and the Kazan Arena in Kazan. Russian football fan leader Alexander Shprygin has been barred from attending his country's opening Confederations Cup match against New Zealand in St Petersburg hours before kickoff on Saturday. (more...)
Billy Cosby mistrial: Wife Camille Cosby lashes out at courts, media Billy Cosby mistrial: Wife Camille Cosby lashes out at courts, media
- June 18, 2017

Cosby has however been granted bail. More than 50 women have accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them, but the trial has focused on Constand's and another anonymous complainant's testimonies. Less than 48 hours later, the panel informed the judge that they were still deadlocked on all three counts. District Attorney Kevin Steele spoke to reporters after the judge declared a mistrial Saturday. (more...)
Valdosta's Hall selected by Orioles in MLB Draft Valdosta's Hall selected by Orioles in MLB Draft
- June 18, 2017

Canada was first recognized as a draft region in 1991. "It's actually starting to set in". Grayson shortstop Oscar Serratos was among the higher-rated high school players from Georgia ranked by a number of draft projections that ranged from as high as the second round to as low as No. (more...)