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Sport Seeded Murray And Wawrinka Enter Quarter-Finals
Author: 0 Seeded Murray And Wawrinka Enter Quarter-Finals

The most recent match was in the 2016 ATP World Tour Finals, a match Murray won in straight sets. Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka's powerful groundstrokes were too much to handle for France's Gael Monfils as the 2015 champion booked a last eight spot with a 7-5 7-6 (7) 6-2 victory.

Sport Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears
Author: 0 Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

But when asked whether he was concerned about losing a player like Rust _ who, as a young, cheap NHL-ready winger may be the most desirable asset on the Penguins' exposed list _ Rutherford replied, "Not based on what I know today". The protection lists have been submitted , and the Golden Knights are in their 72-hour window of exclusive free agent negotiation. The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft will take place this week.

Author: 0 Next for Nadal: the grass courts of Wimbledon

Nadal , 31, announced on Tuesday that after consulting with his team and doctors, he will be missing the Queen's grass event next week, one of the two main warm-ups before Wimbledon . But the 32-year-old, the oldest Roland Garros finalist in 44 years, had no answers as Nadal eclipsed Pete Sampras on the all-time list of major champions with 15 titles.

Sport Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet
Author: 0 Mbappe must prove himself at Monaco, claims Trezeguet

Mbappe has been linked with a number of other clubs around Europe, including Arsenal and Liverpool , but the France global has his heart set on a move to the Bernabeu , according to Spanish newspaper Marca . Now it appears Mbappe has decided that he wants the royal white of Madrid for the foreseeable future. While the initial plan of the Madrid hierarchy had been to sign him next year allowing him to stay at Stade Louis II and mature further into a more "complete" footballer.

Sport Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU
Author: 0 Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

Oregon State's KJ Harrison, left, is followed by celebrating teammates after he hit a grand slam in the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game against LSU in Omaha, Neb ., Monday, June 19, 2017 . Newman, LSU's former closer , had not allowed a homer this season until Harrison's grand slam. "I know the kids are trying", Mainieri said. That's the kind of stuff you dream of growing up as a little kid, and for it to come true and at such a big stage, it was an awesome ...

Sport Kevin Durant will take less to help Warriors keep Andre Iguodala
Author: 0 Kevin Durant will take less to help Warriors keep Andre Iguodala

Bob Myers has a ton of work ahead of him. Golden State Warriors stars and tech investors Stephen Curry (left) and Andre Iguodala are teaming up to help fellow athletes learn about Silicon Valley. Iguodala has been an instrumental piece for this franchise and it would be tough pill to swallow if the Warriors lose him to another team. The Warriors are expected to sign Steph Curry to a max contract this summer, keeping their core four together for the foreseeable future.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud in Spain

The accusation against Mourinho comes a week after the Madrid-based prosecutor's office accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo of defrauding Spain's tax office of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Mourinho coached Real Madrid from 2010 to 2013, guiding the club to wins in LaLiga, the Copa del Rey and the Supercopa de Espana. A Madrid prosecutor said in a statement that it had presented a claim to a local court.

Author: 0 Mexico hold Portugal in Confederations Cup

Although Mexico had more possession, Ochoa was the busier of the two keepers and the Europeans could have taken all three points had the Video Assistant Referees (VAR) not controversially disallowed Nani's first-half goal for offside.

Sport Kiwis in control with 2 more wins
Author: 0 Kiwis in control with 2 more wins

Although they've won four races, the Kiwis lead Oracle 3-0. Spithill took a few digs at the Kiwis on June 3 after Oracle clinched a bonus point for the match. Racing will resume again next Saturday. Team NZ skipper Glenn Ashby said while the crew would like be back in the water tomorrow keeping the momentum up, they had targeted these next five days in the schedule for upgrades to the boat and finetuning work.

Sport Agreement Worth $45m+ Close - Liverpool Set to Sign Star - Jurgen Waiting
Author: 0 Agreement Worth $45m+ Close - Liverpool Set to Sign Star - Jurgen Waiting

Jurgen Klopp has identified the Egyptian wide man as one of his top summer targets, with the Anfield club already having a £28 million bid rejected by Roma . He said: " Liverpool's style of play suits Salah perfectly and Klopp's style suits him". Salah is set to link up with the likes of Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino in a formidable attacking set up at Liverpool next season, as the Reds prepare for their return to Champions League football.

Sport Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds
Author: 0 Four tied atop US Open leaderboard after two rounds

The ball landed on the front of the green just soft enough that it rolled out 8 feet by the hole. A rattled Casey immediately added another bogey to extend his miserable run before hitting the turbo-charger and firing off five consecutive birdies.

Author: 0 Ward retains titles with TKO win

The close fight brought the unified WBA, WBO, IBF unified light heavyweight titles around the waist of Andre Ward , who welcomed the rematch with the bigger Kovalev amidst plenty of trash talk. "When I saw him reacting to the body shots that were borderline I knew I had him", Ward said. "I could have continued", Kovalev said. "I couldn't believe it", Kovalev told HBO in the ring .

Sport Scotland 2-2 England: Three Lions stars rated and slated
Author: 0 Scotland 2-2 England: Three Lions stars rated and slated

However, Harry Kane - captaining his country for the first time - popped up with an injury time equaliser to keep the Three Lions sitting pretty at the top of Group F with a point at Hampden. "We've come into a hostile atmosphere; we've controlled the game completely". "The manner in which it comes about is obviously not how we would have liked, but if it was the other way around and we had scored at the death, it would have been a good point".

Sport Golden State takes 3-0 lead
Author: 0 Golden State takes 3-0 lead

The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA Finals loss to the Cavaliers . But this year the Warriors have Durant, and that is making all the difference. Durant scored 31 points and Klay Thompson had 30 for the Warriors , who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and are on the brink of the first undefeated finish in National Basketball Association playoff history.

Sport Captain Owens laments Lions' error count in Blues defeat
Author: 0 Captain Owens laments Lions' error count in Blues defeat

The Crusaders clash is a chance for the Lions to put what could be their Test back line into practice. His uncapped Crusaders team mate, Jack Goodhue, is another one of Hansen's injury cover picks. Without saying as much, Ioane confirmed the Lions' style resembled the "Warrenball" tactics - with big ball-runners crashing over the gainline and quick defensive line speed - that coach Warren Gatland gruffly disavowed earlier this week.

Author: 0 Russian Federation delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Russian Federation convincingly beat New Zealand 2-0 at the St Petersburg stadium in front of 50,251 people, including President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who addressed the crowd before kickoff. Russia's win certainly eased the pressure on winning its second game, against Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in Moscow on Wednesday. Tommy Smith then tidied up when Poloz poked a close-range shot slowly past Marinovic.

Author: 0 Lions test places still up for grabs against Chiefs

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen said Warren Gatland was "running out of time " to produce a Lions team with a style capable of troubling the world champion a week before the three-Test series gets under way. They were aware of it last night because they spoke about it a lot and they picked it up on a couple of occasions where we ended up with penalties and then a couple of other occasions they spoke about watching certain situations in terms of off the ball stuff.

Sport It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final
Author: 0 It is Simona Halep vs Jelena Ostapenko in French Open Women's final

At times during a match of 16 service breaks the impetuosity of youth betrayed her as she seemed on the verge of youthful tantrums in the hot sunshine, especially when she lost four games in a row to lose the second set. Latvia's fearless youngster and world No. 47 Jelena Ostapenko and Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky are first on Court Philippe Chatrier. The firebrand baseliner is the youngest player to reach a major final since Caroline Wozniacki's advance as a 19-year-old at the ...

Author: 0 George informs Pacers he will leave in 2018

LeBron James and George can become free agents in 2018. All of those factors, and George's occasional dissatisfaction with what's gone on inside the organization, has led to speculation that the 27-year-old star could sign with his hometown team and lead the Los Angeles Lakers to another title.

Sport Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio
Author: 0 Mexico fully deserved Portugal point, says Osorio

And two goals in the final five minutes signified a insane end to a thrilling game and while Portugal feel robbed, a draw was probably the just result. Portugal had the ball in the net shortly before the midway point in the net as Cristiano Ronaldo saw his volley acrobatically turned onto the crossbar by Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa .

Author: 0 Florentino Perez on David De Gea moving to Real Madrid

In the intervening time De Gea signed a new deal at Old Trafford while Keylor Navas - who was supposed to move in the opposite direction - has excelled at the Bernabeu. "I've seen very little of Mbappe but he has some very good ways and surely he'll become one of the greatest". Rumours surrounding Mbappe's future continue to swirl as Perez and Real officials also try to keep a lid on the reports surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo's place at the club.

Sport Anil Kumble 'stays back' for ICC meeting
Author: 0 Anil Kumble 'stays back' for ICC meeting

Sridhar, a general manager, on the eve of India's Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. Amid reports of relationship between Virat Kohli and head coach Anil Kumble reaching "beyond the fix stage", the latter did not join the Indian Team on the flight to West Indies.

Sport Two deputies injured in shooting at Coffee County Courthouse
Author: 0 Two deputies injured in shooting at Coffee County Courthouse

Jerry Brinkley was with his two grandchildren when they saw the suspect, Michael Bell, flee the courthouse. He remained in a third floor holding cell and was awaiting a transfer back to jail after his court appearance. "In a very unnecessarily and cowardly way, (Bell) shot (Bowen) on the way out", Northcott said. He was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Sport Guarding Durant taking a toll on LeBron? 'I'm averaging a triple-double'
Author: 0 Guarding Durant taking a toll on LeBron? 'I'm averaging a triple-double'

And yet, it wasn't enough. The Cavs went cold in the final 2:48 of the game as Golden State finished on an 11-0 run on their way to a 118-113 win, and a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. I wouldn't even care if the Warriors and Cavs were in the championship against each other every year as long as it wasn't so easy for them to get there.

Author: 0 Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

Backrower Luke Whitelock, who will captain the Highlanders against the Lions only three days after his brother Sam captained the Crusaders , says his team will throw everything at the tourists. The fly-half, who helped the Aviva Premiership side to European glory this season, converted three first-half penalties in Christchurch before splitting the posts for a fourth time with just ten minutes remaining to secure a 12-3 win for Warren Gatland's side.

Sport Ronaldo only leaving if a club pays €1billion exit clause, insists Perez
Author: 0 Ronaldo only leaving if a club pays €1billion exit clause, insists Perez

Most of the focus was on who might be joining the club as opposed to a certain potential high profile departure that we are definitely not going to mention . There has been speculation that Ronaldo is trying to put pressure on Real so that they will bear some of the burden of an eventual fine as Barcelona did for Lionel Messi .

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor confirm Las Vegas 'superfight'

The contest will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, with the Nevada State Athletic Commission having approved the date for a Mayweather Promotions fight , Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett confirmed. Mayweather, on the other hand, who is looking to beating the 49-0 pro boxing record of Rocky Marciano and becoming the greatest boxer ever, could pocket far more.

Sport Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark
Author: 0 Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark

New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 19, 2017 , in Los Angeles . It just so happens mine are going out of the ballpark right now. "I don't know what you do to change that other than stop making mistakes, I guess". "We've got a lot of guys swinging the bats really well and they picked me up today", Kershaw said.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo dodges questions as Real Madrid exit rumours escalate
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo dodges questions as Real Madrid exit rumours escalate

In quotes carried on Marca's website, Perez said: "I have not spoken to him. It starts with the media". Football Paradise understands Ronaldo feels he has been singled out for disproportionate treatment after prosecutors accused him of defrauding the authorities of 14.7million euros (£12.8m).

Author: 0 Contreras hits HR, Baez scores on error, Cubs beat Padres

Louis Cardinals. Coming off winning their first World Series title in a very long time, it hasn't been the greatest year so far for the Cubbies. But it was a play from Anthony Rizzo in the sixth inning that had the Padres upset. 150 of his career to lead the Cubs to a 7-1 victory against the Pirates, 7Sunday. Maddon - an anti-rules guy in general - has never been a fan of The Buster Posey Rule.

Sport Florentino Perez re-elected as Real Madrid president until 2021
Author: 0 Florentino Perez re-elected as Real Madrid president until 2021

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has dismissed reports linking Cristiano Ronaldo with the Bundesliga champions as "completely unfounded", while suggesting the rumours "must be consigned to the realms of fantasy". "He always told me he is at ease in Real Madrid". Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport reported at the weekend that Bayern were interested in signing Ronaldo, 32, from Madrid.

Sport Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire
Author: 0 Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

The fire ripped through the high-rise early Wednesday. Council leader Nicholas Paget-Brown says questions about how the fatal fire spread so quickly through the tower block "will be answered". Some 19 patients are still being treated in hospital, of whom 10 are in a critical condition, the National Health Service said. Toronto Fire officials spoke out after the Grenfell Tower inferno to assure residents that protections in the Ontario Building Code and routine fire safety inspections will ...

Sport Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

One of those experts included former West Indies' 1975 and 1979 World Cup-winning captain Clive Lloyd. June 18, The Oval: Beat India by 180 runs- Fakhar, caught off a no-ball on three, makes 114 his maiden ODI century as Pakistan pile up 338 for four after India captain Virat Kohli wins the toss in the final.

Author: 0 Insider gives update of talk of Man United return for Cristiano Ronaldo

Now facing a lawsuit, Ronaldo, who is one of the world's most expensive footballers , is accused of de-frauding the Spanish tax system of nearly 15 million euros. Manchester United appear to be desperate to bring Cristiano Ronaldo back to the club, but their next best option is him leaving Real Madrid for another club - as they will still benefit.

Author: 0 Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia .

Sport Real president Perez
Author: 0 Real president Perez "not contemplating" Ronaldo departure

The Real Madrid ace denies all the charges and the paper says that the Portugal worldwide has been "angered and saddened by the claim and the reporting of it in Spain". Perez added: "I know Cristiano and he is a good guy, a good professional". Ronaldo spent six years at the club between 2003 and 2009, scoring 118 goals in 292 appearances for the Red Devils while winning three Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy amongst countless other pieces of silverware.

Author: 0 Arsenal In Crisis: Oxlade-Chamberlain Joins Alexis In Wanting Out

Chamberlain has always been linked with a move away from the Emirates, with the English worldwide reportedly becoming increasingly frustrated with the club's lack of urgency to renew his contract, set to expire next summer. The player has been heavily linked with a £40million move to Liverpool and Manchester City this summer, but Sky Sports say Antonio Conte's side are now also considering a move for the 23-year-old.

Sport Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as USA student is released
Author: 0 Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as USA student is released

Tillerson said the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of President Trump. Warmbier was flown out of North Korea on the same day that Dennis Rodman , the controversial former basketball star, arrived for his fifth visit to Pyongyang.

Author: 0 Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement

Britain, the EU's biggest financial market is leaving the bloc in 2019, raising the prospect of an abrupt cut in cross-border links without a new trade deal. Ian Murray, the Labour MP for Edinburgh South, called on Mr Davis to abandon any suggestion that the United Kingdom could walk away from Brexit talks without a deal.

Author: 0 Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

In a rematch to one of the most controversial world title fights of 2016, Ward and Kovalev had another battle in Las Vegas for the unified light heavyweight championship. Indeed, the win boosted Ward to 32-0 and marked his 16th stoppage in a career that's now six months past its 12th birthday, stretching back to when he came out of the 2004 Summer Games in Athens, Greece, with the only USA boxing gold medal.

Author: 0 Kieran Read on course to captain All Blacks in first Test

Otherwise, they relied for their win on a penalty try and six penalties from fullback Leigh Halfpenny. It seems there is a massive difference in talent and confidence between the first 25 or so players that Warren Gatland has at his disposal and the makeup of the rest of the squad.

Sport Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window
Author: 0 Vegas holds trade cards during expansion draft window

Some teams went four forwards, four defenseman, and one goaltender. Reports indicate several teams are willing to ship McPhee a high draft pick or top prospect if he'll bypass certain available players He could also balk at taking on veterans with expensive long-term contracts, such as Ryan and Luongo.

Author: 0 Sixers get No. 1 pick from Celtics

The 76ers were in position to make the deal because of the assets they acquired under former general manager Sam Hinkie. The Celtics made a ludicrous haul of assets even heftier. The Celtics now have a few days to decide what they want to do with the No. 3 pick. Philadelphia will pair Fultz, a high-scoring point guard out of the University of Washington, with Simmons, last year's No 1 overall pick who missed the entire season with a foot injury.

Sport Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid
Author: 0 Perez mum on rumors Ronaldo wants to leave Madrid

Perez assured fans that the forward would be honouring his contract with Real Madrid , but revealed that he would not discuss the former Manchester United player's future until after Portugal had finished their Confederations Cup campaign.

Sport Chelsea target Willy Caballero has 'offers' from English clubs, confirms agent
Author: 0 Chelsea target Willy Caballero has 'offers' from English clubs, confirms agent

After Manchester United, Manchester City , Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton all announced impending arrivals, Chelsea fans, including ourselves, were beginning to get disgruntled. "We have some offers from England, he wants to stay in England, Newcastle is cold but pretty and the beaches in Brighton are attractive as well and easily accessible from London", he told Goal .

Sport Durant's big 3-pointer lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Author: 0 Durant's big 3-pointer lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

SO focused are the Golden State Warriors on not repeating the mistakes that cost them last year's NBA Finals that they have not even discussed their shot at becoming the first team to go undefeated through the playoffs. "We've got to get one first", said Kyle Korver , who mentioned the Cavs have had "a thousand conversations" about their belief they can still come back to win this series.

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