• Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack
Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title since attack

Petra Kvitova may be enjoying a dream comeback after having her playing hand slashed by a home intruder but she insists she is not a contender for Wimbledon . "I played great, I felt good from the start", said Federer . She now has a shot at just her second WTA title against Kvitova. Barty said she was delighted to have won through to the ...

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  • Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup
Burling, Team New Zealand reach match point in America's Cup

He won Olympic gold in Rio past year in the 49er skiff class with fellow crew member Blair Tuke and has brought a youthful confidence to New Zealand's campaign to regain the "Auld Mug", which was first won by the schooner "America" in 1851.

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  • It seems like the Suns were behind Josh Jackson skipping Celtics workout
It seems like the Suns were behind Josh Jackson skipping Celtics workout

Celtics rumor roundup: Paul George trade talk got "serious, ' then 'stalled": As the Celtics drafted Jayson Tatum third overall, trade talks were reported again regarding Paul George. "The salary cap did have an impact on us over the last few days", Ainge said. In Tatum, Ainge sees his next Pierce . His perimeter shooting needs works, however, a...

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  • Russell Westbrook Named NBA MVP
Russell Westbrook Named NBA MVP

The 28-year-old topped an elite group of players featuring James Harden ( Houston Rockets ), Kawhi Leonard ( San Antonio Spurs ) and LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers ). He's the first MVP to come from a team that failed to win 50 games since Hall of Famer Moses Malone garnered the award on the 46-win Houston Rockets in 1982.

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  • Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards
Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

National Hockey League teams announced their home openers Wednesday with the full, 1,271-game schedule for the 2017-18 season set to be released Thursday. He led defensemen with 29 goals and 76 points. Burns beat out Ottawa's Erik Karlsson , who scored 71 points. Bobrovsky, who previously won the Vezina in 2013, is the first multiple-time victo...

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  • 'Big Baller' LaVar Ball and sons invade WWE Monday Night RAW
'Big Baller' LaVar Ball and sons invade WWE Monday Night RAW

It's been quite a week for the Ball Family . The outspoken patriarch of the Ball family and founder of the Big Baller Brand, LaVar made his debut on WWE's Monday Night Raw in Los Angeles, the ideal platform for his boisterous personality.

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  • Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion
Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

Siani sarcastically applauded Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan before the official consulted a tablet computer at the side of the pitch to see the images for himself. But the world champions broke the deadlock when Draxler exchanged passes with Demirbay, who blasted past Cameroon goalkeeper Fabrice Ondoa from distance on 48 minutes.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand sends No.9 warning
Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Real Madrid: Rio Ferdinand sends No.9 warning

Real Madrid were bemused by leaked stories suggesting United had turned down a fresh offer for De Gea in the days leading up to their Champions League final against Juventus earlier this month. He has achieved many, many goals with Real Madrid . "He must keep a cool head, as he is doing, as he is a professional", the former Sevilla centre-for...

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  • AL Roundup: Twins turn tables on Indians, take first
AL Roundup: Twins turn tables on Indians, take first

Fresh off a lucrative road trip, Cleveland returned home and was swept out of first place by the Twins after dropping the series finale, 4-0, Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. Cleveland tied the game in the seventh on shortstop Jorge Polanco's throwing error . "It bothered me", Mejia said of the company on the bases.

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  • Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team
Green leading vote-getter for All-Defensive team

His 6.3 rebounds per game and his 106 3-pointers both ranked third among rookies. Brogdon started all six playoff games for the Bucks against Toronto, and ranked first among rookies in the playoffs with 3.5 assists per game, and was second in points (9.0) and rebounds (4.3) per game.

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  • Iguodala Does Not Capture Sixth Man of the Year Award
Iguodala Does Not Capture Sixth Man of the Year Award

After graduation from Marshall, Mike D'Antoni enjoyed a 17-year career playing professional basketball before turning to coaching. D'Antoni was also named the inaugural Michael H. For months, there had been debates among sports analysts, journalists, and fans as to which player was most deserving. Philadelphia's Dario Saric and Milwaukee guar...

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  • Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team
Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team

The Mets are promoting Tim Tebow from low class A to high Class A St. Lucie, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Sunday. "His contributions, both on the field and in our community, have made a tremendous impact on our team, the City of Columbia and the entire South Atlantic League", Katz said.

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  • Flames acquire Travis Hamonic from Islanders
Flames acquire Travis Hamonic from Islanders

Calgary made a similar attempt in goal at the draft previous year, landing Brian Elliott from St. Louis. The first came from New York Islanders executive Garth Snow , the only general manager he had ever known as a professional. As a Western Hockey League rookie in Portland last season, Jokiharju had nine goals and 39 assists from the blue l...

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  • Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal
Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

In his lone season with the Blue Devils, Jackson averaged 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game. "Frank is a complete player", Demps said. "I'm very confident in my basketball abilities", Jackson said . And although the Alpine, Utah, native did not go in the top 30 selections, he did not have to wait any longer than that.

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  • Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case
Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7 mln euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ferdinand is not certain Real would allow their prize asset to leave the Bernabeu but if they did, has called a potential United reunion a "fairytale". The agency published copies of the certificates. The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he made from i...

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  • Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis
Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis

Muller , who ousted fifth seed French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, in the last round, is set to play against the victor of Croatian Marin Cilic and American Donald Young . That was enough to seal the set for Dimitrov, but Lopez wasn't fazed and he clinched the deciding set with a break in the sixth and eighth games. "I played him many times ", ...

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  • Liverpool new boy Salah speaks about having a point to prove
Liverpool new boy Salah speaks about having a point to prove

The Reds' new No.11, taking the number from Roberto Firmino who will switch to No.9, added that he is "100 per-cent" a better player than when he played for Chelsea , adding that " everything " has improved. 10, Meyer can also play out wide, giving Klopp a versatile creative option if he feels he still needs more in the final third, even after ...

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  • Stats: Highest score by a batsman on T20I debut
Stats: Highest score by a batsman on T20I debut

Eoin Morgan's men had to chase down South Africa's 174 for eight after Surrey seamer Tom Curran had become the fifth England player to take three wickets on his global T20 debut. In reply, England got off to a brilliant start in their run chase despite losing Sam Billings for three off the bowling of Morris as they got to 51-1 after the ...

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  • Chinese shuttler beats Saina in Australian Open quarters
Chinese shuttler beats Saina in Australian Open quarters

In the opening game, Tai had no response to Sindhu's smashes as the Rio Olympics silver medallist dominated the proceedings to pocket it easily. Unlike the first game however, Srikanth never let Praneeth back into the match, once he got a lead into the second one.

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  • Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off
Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

We might not all deal with depression or anxiety ourselves, but nearly everyone on earth has been touched by the like in some way, whether that be seeing a friend or family member fighting that hard battle, we have all seen it, and we all know how tough it can be to handle.

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