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Author: 0 Wimbledon semifinal between Djokovic, Nadal suspended due to curfew

Novak Djokovic clawed his way to a two sets to one lead over great rival Rafael Nadal under the Centre Court roof before their scintillating Wimbledon semi-final was paused with the contest balanced on a knife-edge on Friday. Despite going on for almost seven hours, Isner was nowhere close to beating his own record for the longest tennis match history - a first-round victory over Nicolas Mahut , which went on for more than 11 hours over three days and finished 70-68 in the fifth in ...

Author: 0 Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal with Bulls

Jabari Parker is getting his wish. The Bucks weren't going to match a Bulls offer sheet, and the deal - brokered with Parker's agent Mark Bartelstein - allowed a good-faith gesture for Parker to sign a shorter deal with the Bulls. Parker goes from playing alongside superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo to trying to help the Bulls rise in the Eastern Conference after a 27-win season.

Sports Chelsea land Jorginho for 60 million euros
Author: 0 Chelsea land Jorginho for 60 million euros

The 50-year-old Italian will be brought on as Sarri's No.2, but club legend Gianfranco Zola will also be appointed to the backroom staff. "In the title winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club-record 13 consecutive league victories", it said.

Sports Manny Machado Trade: Yankees Not Including Justus Sheffield
Author: 0 Manny Machado Trade: Yankees Not Including Justus Sheffield

Machado came into Saturday hitting.313/.383/.568 (161 OPS+) with 23 home runs on the season. According to ESPN's Buster Olney , two NL teams are firmly in the mix. Sources: Orioles making progress and narrowing their focus in the Machado trade talks. Despite hitting just.241 this season, Devers has shown a lot of potential in his 147 career games, totaling 24 home runs and 78 RBI since making his Major League Baseball debut previous year.

Sports Croatia captain Modric says war made people, team resilient
Author: 0 Croatia captain Modric says war made people, team resilient

Ivan Spehar, owner of Ivan's Smallgoods in the Sydney suburb of Chester Hill, had to employ extra staff to keep up with World Cup demand for cevapi, the traditional skinless sausage eaten in the Balkan states. With Croatia just one game away from that reality we caught up with the mad Croatian fan from Brazil's capital Brasilia. Croatia played a total of 90 minutes longer than France in their three knockout matches and have also had one fewer rest day than their opponents ahead of ...

Sports After two years of losing to Williams, Kerber wins Wimbledon women's title
Author: 0 After two years of losing to Williams, Kerber wins Wimbledon women's title

At the conclusion of the men's match, Serena Williams will attempt to win an eighth Wimbledon title as she faces Angelique Kerber in a repeat of the 2016 final. Kerber also won that year's U.S. Open, replacing Williams atop the WTA rankings right afterward. The 30-year-old has bounced back from a bad 2017 and is close to the form that brought her the Australian and US Open titles two years ago.

Sports Chelsea's Courtois a step closer to joining Real Madrid
Author: 0 Chelsea's Courtois a step closer to joining Real Madrid

As Real Madrid begin their urgent search to replace star man Cristiano Ronaldo , The Daily Mail are reporting that they are set to bid £150 million to Chelsea for Eden Hazard . Speaking to beIN sports , the 27-year-old said: "I have said 100 times before I am happy at Chelsea , but we will see what happens". That does not necessarily mean that I will go back to Spain, but for me they are very important.

Author: 0 Hawks acquire Jeremy Lin from Nets

The Nets made the move early Friday morning to ease their logjam at point guard. For now, the Hawks have Schroder, Lin and Young on their depth chart but it is believed last night's deal will lead to a Schroder trade before long. In order to take on the salary in the Denver deal, the Atlanta trade must be completed first. Faried is owed $13.76 million this season, and Arthur is set to earn $7.46 million.

Author: 0 Jabari Parker wants to play for his hometown Chicago Bulls

While some of the future National Basketball Association stars are lighting up the court in Las Vegas in Summer League, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker chose to take his game to the blacktop and take on some fans in a pickup game.

Sports Isner, Anderson agree: Wimbledon needs 5th-set tiebreaker
Author: 0 Isner, Anderson agree: Wimbledon needs 5th-set tiebreaker

Or that a former Pakistani prime minister was arrested? - but observers at Centre Court were treated to a spectacle tough to pry their eyes from. The match shattered Wimbledon semifinal records for number of games as well as duration - besting the previous mark by 1 hour, 52 minutes.

Sports Chelsea part ways with Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea part ways with Conte

The 48-year-old Italian, who returned to pre-season training this week, had one year remaining on his contract. Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois were likely to have left Chelsea FC this summer if Antonio Conte had stayed on as manager of the west London club, according to reports in the British media.

Sports Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon final months after returning from maternity leave
Author: 0 Serena Williams reaches Wimbledon final months after returning from maternity leave

It's insane. I don't even know how to feel because I literally didn't think I'd do this well in my fourth tournament back. "It's not inevitable for me to be playing like this", Williams said. Against Gorges she appeared to conserve energy by not running for the balls she was unlikely to make but then occasionally charged forward to the net to finish off a point and show she could still move around the court well.

Sports Dates set for PGA Tour's 3M Open in Twin Cities
Author: 0 Dates set for PGA Tour's 3M Open in Twin Cities

While two new events in Detroit , Michigan and Minnesota will be bookended by the US and British Opens, other tweaks recently revealed include the Canadian Open securing the pre-US Open slot and the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational moving from OH to Memphis, Tennessee.

Sports Wimbledon 2018 - Camila Giorgi happy, despite quarter-final exit
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2018 - Camila Giorgi happy, despite quarter-final exit

Williams won Wimbledon on her last two visits in 2015 and 2016 before missing last year's event due to her pregnancy. "I think everyone here has a great chance so you have to take it", Goerges said. She served for the victory at 5-4 in the second set, but got broken. Camila Giorgi took plenty of positives from her Wimbledon campaign, even though it came to an end on Tuesday afternoon.

Sports Klopp admits Karius will continue to be under microscope at Liverpool
Author: 0 Klopp admits Karius will continue to be under microscope at Liverpool

The former Borussia Dortmund manager added that he believes that Karius will continue to be criticised until "he has a few fantastic games". Karius, who cost Liverpool dearly with a pair of bad mistakes in the Champions League final against Real Madrid , spilled Ollie Norburn's free-kick and Jonny Smith scored on the rebound.

Sports Trump's United Kingdom visit and protests
Author: 0 Trump's United Kingdom visit and protests

Two years ago, Khan first crossed Trump's radar by criticizing his call for a ban on Muslim immigration to the US. The long-awaited document proposes keeping Britain and the European Union in a free market for goods, with a more distant relationship for services.

Sports Workington and Carlisle World Cup scenes echoed those across the nation
Author: 0 Workington and Carlisle World Cup scenes echoed those across the nation

The third-place match was dropped from the European championship by UEFA following the 1980 tournament but has remained part of the World Cup calendar despite complaints. "Meeting and speaking to the players has been a great experience", he said. The board has made a shortened version of the country's 2018 tourism promotional spot " Croatia Full of Life", featuring football players including Modric , Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Rakitic .

Sports Anderson, Isner in second-longest Wimbledon singles match
Author: 0 Anderson, Isner in second-longest Wimbledon singles match

A 6 hour and 35-minute battle for Greensboro native John Isner ended in defeat Friday at Wimbledon . "I hope this is a bit of sign for Grand Slams to change this format", Anderson said. It seems they saved the best for the last, rattling off one good hold after another in the deciding set, with no deuces or break points in the opening 14 games, staying locked up at 7-7 before Isner saved a break point in the 15th game to remain on the positive side of the scoreboard.

Sports Isaiah Thomas agrees to one-year deal with Denver Nuggets
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas agrees to one-year deal with Denver Nuggets

He led the National Basketball Association in fourth quarter points, finished 5th in MVP voting, and was the face of a scrappy Celtics team that even took a game from the Cavs in the conference finals. Questions remained about his hip, overall health, and future in the league. The one-year, minimum deal is a gamble for Thomas, though one he may have been forced to take.

Sports Papa John's is pulling founder's image from its marketing
Author: 0 Papa John's is pulling founder's image from its marketing

The school is taking action after the pizza chain's founder, John Schnatter , reportedly complained that Kentucky Fried Chicken's Colonel Sanders never faced a backlash for using a racial slur. Papa John's did not immediately respond to whether the company would keep using it. The incident prompted Papa John's marketing firm to break ties with the company, Forbes said.

Sports Novak Djokovic feeling more like old self
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic feeling more like old self

The 24th-seeded Nishikori was able to attack Djokovic's second serve and had a chance to take the lead when he was 0-40 up at 2-2 in the third set. The three-time champion's emotions boiled over on several occasions in a spicy 6-3 3-6 6-2 6-2 quarter-final victory over Japan's former US Open finalist.

Sports Chelsea announce Conte departure
Author: 0 Chelsea announce Conte departure

Reports all through Thursday, July, 12 said the Stamford Bridge outfit have terminated the contract of the 48-year-old after two years in charge. While the bitter battle between Chelsea and Conte rages on in the background, the club will officially confirm Sarri as the new head coach with Blues legend Gianfranco Zola joining his backroom team.

Sports LeBron James Muralist: 'Never Touch Religion, Politics or Anyone Against Kobe'
Author: 0 LeBron James Muralist: 'Never Touch Religion, Politics or Anyone Against Kobe'

Security cameras caught vandals graffitiing the phrases "We don't want you", "LeFraud", "No King", and "3-6" (a jab at James' career NBA Finals record) over the mural. Located outside of a Baby Blues BBQ in Venice, Calif., the mural took roughly 12 hours of work spanning two days, a bucket of paint and more than 75 spray cans, ESPN reported.

Sports Gerrard Reveals What He Said To Jordan Henderson After Croatia Loss
Author: 0 Gerrard Reveals What He Said To Jordan Henderson After Croatia Loss

According to the Liverpool captain Southgate has brought the team together and believes the team have improved their "tactical identity" since Southgate has taken control of the Three Lions. "Someone mentioned it the other day to us", Henderson said with a smile. Capello struggled to find a goalkeeper he trusted during his England reign, famously dropping former West Ham 'keeper Rob Green after he made a massive error in the opening game of the 2010 World Cup , and he has hailed the ...

Sports Thai Navy SEALs Share New Cave Rescue Video
Author: 0 Thai Navy SEALs Share New Cave Rescue Video

Brown, a 35-year-old who runs a scuba shop on the balmy Thai island of Koh Tao, was tasked during the rescue with changing oxygen tanks and hauling the boys along between dive spots. Ivanhoe Pictures president John Penotti on Wednesday issued a statement saying that Thailand's Navy and government had selected the company for the film adaptation of the almost three-week ordeal.

Sports Rockies Manager Bud Black named coach for NL in All-Star Game
Author: 0 Rockies Manager Bud Black named coach for NL in All-Star Game

With the continued success of MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network, MLB continues to find innovative ways for its fans to enjoy America's National Pastime and a truly global game. Five Houston Astros have been named to the American League All-Star roster. Snell's 5.819 hits allowed per nine innings is third-fewest in baseball, too.

Sports Rohit Shama’s ton help India to beat England by 7 wickets
Author: 0 Rohit Shama’s ton help India to beat England by 7 wickets

Pandya said every game teaches him a new cricketing lesson. "With the kind of skill and quality Kuldeep and Yuzvendra Chahal have, it's always going to be hard for a team that doesn't play spin a lot". Rahul , who looked in great touch, was sent back by pacer Jake Ball , courtesy of a brilliant catch from Chris Jordan . But India's strength in depth meant the runs just kept coming.

Sports India vs England 1st ODI at Nottingham
Author: 0 India vs England 1st ODI at Nottingham

He made way for the return of Ben Stokes in Bristol after Alex Hales had made his own place in the side secure with a match-winning half-century at Cardiff on Friday. "I fully understood the decision, that's part of having a really strong squad". "Every player goes through a period where you either find it tough or you're left out the side", said Farbrace.

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