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Out in the worst half of the draw, it mattered little to Lowry. A gym instructor, she took over as Westwood's caddie on a permanent basis following his win at the Nedbank Golf Challenge a year ago. Bryson DeChambeau (+5): It's worth questioning whether the mental grind of a major championship is the cause for Bryson's struggles at these events.
  • Djokovic looks like he could catch Federer, Nadal

    Djokovic looks like he could catch Federer, Nadal

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    Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic played one of the greatest Wimbledon finals of all-time and the Serb came out on top after five sets of action. Newspapers stressed that the world number who is now level on five Wimbledon titles with Bjorn Borg is the first man in 70 years to win the title after recovering from two match points down.
  • Dwight Gooden Arrested for Cocaine Possession Again

    Dwight Gooden Arrested for Cocaine Possession Again

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    Police said they found "two small green zip-lock style plastic baggies suspected cocaine" in his vehicle. Gooden was charged with third-degree possession of a controlled substance, plus possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the influence.
  • 76ers & Ben Simmons Agree To Massive 5-Year Deal

    76ers & Ben Simmons Agree To Massive 5-Year Deal

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    After missing what would have been his rookie year in 2016-17 due to a broken right foot, Simmons quickly cemented his star status the following season. The Sixers have reached the Eastern Conference semifinals in each of his first two seasons. He has had 22 triple-doubles in the last two seasons, tied for third most in the league with Denver's Nikola Jokic and trailing Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (59) and the Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (26).
  • Clarke stakes Grizzlies to summer league crown

    Clarke stakes Grizzlies to summer league crown

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    That limited the former Gonzaga standout's practice time leading up to Summer League in Las Vegas and Clarke was on the sidelines for the Grizzlies' first game. "Credit to them, they were better". When the Celtics completed their run at the Las Vegas Summer League over the weekend, it signaled the start of the quiet part of the year for basketball fans.
  • Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer In Longest Wimbledon Final

    Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer In Longest Wimbledon Final

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    It was regarded at the time as the greatest match ever played. "When the crowd is chanting "Roger" I hear "Novak", it's quite similar, Roger and Novak", he said, completely drained and devoid of emotion, an hour after the final. "I respect him a lot". But that's tennis these days when the Gods of the Game routinely play epic, timeless matches that will be re-watched and re-examined for many years to come.
  • Arsenal set to make third offer for Tierney

    Arsenal set to make third offer for Tierney

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    Arsenal fans certainly need a dose of reality. The same article states that Arsenal are ready to make a bid in the region of £25m for the 22-year-old left-back in the summer transfer window. According to Orenstein, Tierney is said to be keen on the move to Arsenal . "As you rightly said Celtic have got Champions League football, Arsenal don't".
  • Marc Batchelor: South African Ex-Footballer Shot Dead Outside Home in Johannesburg

    Marc Batchelor: South African Ex-Footballer Shot Dead Outside Home in Johannesburg

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    Gauteng police also confirmed that Batchelor was shot several times in his vehicle while on his way to Olivedale. Photos shared on social media showed the vehicle windscreen riddled with bullet holes. Batchelor was part of the Buccaneers squad that won the CAF Champions League title against ASEC Mimosas in a two-legged encounter in 1995. Former striker Mr Batchelor played for a number of clubs in South Africa, including Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
  • Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker killed in accident

    Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker killed in accident

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    Whitaker was a world champion in the lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight, and light middleweight divisions. He finished with a 40-4-1 record, including 17 knockouts. "The victim succumbed to his injuries on the scene", the police release said. I'm truly lost for words to hear Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker is no longer with us.
  • Watch Moment Angels Complete No-Hitter While Honoring Tyler Skaggs

    Watch Moment Angels Complete No-Hitter While Honoring Tyler Skaggs

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    A memorial created by fans in front of the Big A's main entrance has grown to the size of a pitcher's mound, with hats, signs and baseballs and other Angels memorabilia delivered to the stadium by heartbroken fans over the past 10 days. And then, somehow, it got even better. In the pregame ceremony, Skagg's family was welcomed onto the field. ANAHEIM, CA - JULY 12: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim players lay their jerseys on the pitchers mound after they won a combined no-hitter agasint ...
  • Willy Caballero foresaw Frank Lampard's move to management

    Willy Caballero foresaw Frank Lampard's move to management

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    Christian Pulisic has already shown his dedication to new club Chelsea by joining the club's preseason tour of Japan earlier than expected, and it has made an impression on new manager Frank Lampard . "It's important we start the season as well as we can". "It's an awesome feeling to be back", he told their official website . "During my time at City, I often spoke with Pablo Zabaleta and we would say that English teams needed big players who have won a lot of things in their ...
  • Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams’ bid for 24th Slam

    Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams’ bid for 24th Slam

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    Finally then, Halep cracked a smile, and she fell to her knees on Centre Court. The 56-minute dissection of the Williams playbook was the 23-time Grand Slam winner's most lopsided loss in a major final. "Today nothing really helped". "She didn't say anything because she was crying", Halep said. Cahill's public pep talk - which was broadcast on TV - after his petulant charge threw away a set against Johanna Konta left Halep feeling "ashamed" and sparked her dramatic career revival.