• Nadal heads into the third round
Nadal heads into the third round

However, the world No 82 from Argentina, who had never reached the third round of a Grand Slam before, came right back into the match, taking the next two sets 6-4 7-6 (3) after play resumed on Thursday. Nick Kyrgios , seeded 15, unleashed 42 winners to see off Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-4, 7-5. However, the 31-year-old, who was playin...

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  • Colombia coach laments fouls against England at World Cup
Colombia coach laments fouls against England at World Cup

When in doubt, he always went to the England side. "What if a player falls because he fakes a fall, because he's being pushed by an opponent, or they're trying to get the referee to book another player?" Maradona had said England's win was a "monumental robbery" and that Geiger "shouldn't be given a match of this magnitude".

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  • Loris Karius: Liverpool keeper influenced by Champions League final concussion - Jurgen Klopp
Loris Karius: Liverpool keeper influenced by Champions League final concussion - Jurgen Klopp

Karius suffered a concussion during the match, but it was not known until days later. "I told the boys on Tuesday that everybody has the opportunity to show up, so do it", he said . We don't use it as an excuse, we use it as an explanation. "The easy thing to do is put a cross through his name and bin him but you have to remember he took Live...

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  • The Oklahoma City Thunder Make NBA Salary Cap History
The Oklahoma City Thunder Make NBA Salary Cap History

Felton, 34, averaged 6.9 points and 2.5 assists last season backing up Russell Westbrook after inking a one-year deal with OKC in July 2017. George became an unrestricted free agent and in the weeks leading up to last Friday's deadline for him to opt out of his OKC contract, it was heavily expected that he would move to the Lakers, based just o...

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  • Maradona's freaky World Cup continues with Federation Internationale de Football Association rebuke
Maradona's freaky World Cup continues with Federation Internationale de Football Association rebuke

When England won on a penalty shootout that was as marred by fouls and yellow cards as much as it was a thriller, the Argentinian soccer legend ripped into officials, accusing them of match fixing. Earlier in the tournament, Morocco's Nordin Amrabat alleged that Geiger had asked for a Portugal player's shirt during the Group B match between the...

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  • Georgia's Fromm suffers fracture in non-throwing hand
Georgia's Fromm suffers fracture in non-throwing hand

What the injury will affect is his work in the weight room. It's the second freak injury that Fromm has suffered this offseason, after he caught a fishing hook in his leg late this spring. Fromm is expected to compete with freshman quarterback Justin Fields - a five-star prospect out of Harrison - for the starting role. Georgia went 13-2, and Fro...

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  • Three reasons Xherdan Shaqiri and Liverpool are a ideal match
Three reasons Xherdan Shaqiri and Liverpool are a ideal match

Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for the 26-year-old and the Independent reported last week that the Merseysiders were expected to confirm the arrival of Shaqiri after he'd finished representing Switzerland at the World Cup .

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  • Federer shows new look, familiar dominance at Wimbledon
Federer shows new look, familiar dominance at Wimbledon

Like past year, Federer opted to skip the entire clay court season to be fresh for a grass court campaign and another run at Wimbledon , and it looks like the move may have paid dividends. Borna Coric became the highest seeded male to exit Wimbledon on Day 1 when he lost 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-2 to Daniil Medvedev . American Sam Querrey , a semi-f...

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  • Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season
Australian Grand Prix confirms mid-March date for 2019 season

Mercedes's chief strategist James Vowles came on the radio as the bearer of bad news, admitting his error as Hamilton struggled to comprehend what the team had done. "Part of it is tires, part of it is it's a much more competitive year than last year, that we're fighting with two teams, it's a lot closer , there's a lot more pressure on".

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  • Man City medical scheduled for Mahrez
Man City medical scheduled for Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez looks on during the friendly match of preparation for Federation Internationale de Football Association 2018 World Cup between Portugal and Algeria at the Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on June 7, 2018. And Mahrez did not take the rejection well refusing to play or train for some time and even scooped up fines fined for his boycott...

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  • Manchester United Goalkeeper Closing On West Brom Switch
Manchester United Goalkeeper Closing On West Brom Switch

West Brom are closing in on a £5m swoop for Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone . Before Villa, Johnstone traversed the lower divisions relentlessly, spending periods at Oldham, Scunthorpe, Walsall, Yeovil Town, Doncaster and Preston North End.

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  • Beaten Sharapova has made 'a lot of progress'
Beaten Sharapova has made 'a lot of progress'

It was the first time the former 2004 champion lost in the opening round since 2015 when she last played there. Her opening reverse at the All England Club - the last time Kvitova fell in the first round came in 2009 - followed a first-round defeat at the Australian Open in January and third-round loss at the French Open last month.

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  • Willian aiming to end World Cup dream for Chelsea teammates on Belgium
Willian aiming to end World Cup dream for Chelsea teammates on Belgium

He is one of the best players in the world, but now I am on a different side and I want to do everything to win. By contrast, Brazil looked fairly assured in dispatching Mexico, riding an early storm before finishing in commanding, composed fashion.

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  • Chelsea ace Willian opens up on Barcelona rumours
Chelsea ace Willian opens up on Barcelona rumours

Mundo Deportivo report that the Catalan side could offer a player in return as they are now unwilling to pay the £70 million that Chelsea asking for. Paulinho, who only joined Barcelona last summer, is also represented by Kia Joorabchian, the influential agent who is manufacturing a potential move to La Liga for Willian.

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  • Can LeBron James Still Attract the Best NBA Talent?
Can LeBron James Still Attract the Best NBA Talent?

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope , Lance Stephenson , JaVale McGee , and Rajon Rondo have all joined the squad by way of one-year deals to be the supplemental veteran cast around LeBron and, for now, the rest of the Lakers' young core. The team has limited cap space, and the number of impactful free agents on the market has quickly dwindled. "There w...

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  • Tiger Woods finishes tied for fourth at Quicken Loans National
Tiger Woods finishes tied for fourth at Quicken Loans National

This is his first victory in America and he became the first Italian born golfer to win on the PGA TOUR since Toney Penna in 1947. He finished at 21-under 259, while American Ryan Armour shot 68 for second place on 13-under. Knox made a final-round charge with six birdies, but none came over the final four holes, a stretch in which Wood made tw...

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  • Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club
Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club

He is an intelligent player in his movements and on how to defend himself from being tackled. I already ran through his unbelievable global goalscoring record the last time we took the piss out of him, and he added another last night as Brazil overcame Mexico 2-0 on their way to the quarters.

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  • Here's how the Thailand cave rescue might work
Here's how the Thailand cave rescue might work

Among them are Thai Navy SEAL divers, three British cave divers and a team of American pararescue and survival specialists from the U.S. Pacific Command. He returned Wednesday to offer prayers for their safe rescue, and as measure of the respect in which he was held, was allowed access to the cave, which is generally off-limits to outsiders.

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  • Steph And Ayesha Curry Welcome Third Child
Steph And Ayesha Curry Welcome Third Child

The happy couple shared precious photos on the 4th of July. "I'm bless! Canon W. Jack Curry ", he shared next to a photo of the newborn. "In this journey, on this quest... Yippie! #curryfor3." As it turns out, Ayesha wasn't joking about her morning sickness. Steph also confirmed the news with a photo from the hospital room.

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  • Auto racing roundup: Busch wins duel of Kyles at Chicagoland
Auto racing roundup: Busch wins duel of Kyles at Chicagoland

The green flag is scheduled to fly at 2:30 p.m. ET on Sunday as 15-time Most Popular Driver Award victor Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepares to make his professional broadcasting debut. Larson powered by Harvick to get into second. Brad Keselowski gave Team Penske a sweep of the Saturday practice sessions at Chicagoland Speedway.

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