• Isner and Anderson want rule change after marathon match

    Isner and Anderson want rule change after marathon match

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    It started at 1 p.m. local time. Mathieu won 18-16 in the fifth set of a match that last five hours and 41 minutes. "Just playing like that in those conditions, it was really tough for both of us", Anderson said in his post-match interview.
  • Chelsea complete signing of Jorginho from Napoli on five-year deal

    Chelsea complete signing of Jorginho from Napoli on five-year deal

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    Jorginho played an important role in Sarri's Napoli and the deep-lying playmaker is seen as the flawless fit for the high-tempo, possession-based style of play that the new boss is expected to bring to Chelsea . The former Manchester City boss claimed Sarri called him a "p***" and a "f*****" during a touchline confrontation. Sarri signed an initial three-year contract with Chelsea after cutting ties with the Italian club, who already appointed Carlo Ancelotti as his replacement in ...
  • Phillies are upping their offer for Manny Machado

    Phillies are upping their offer for Manny Machado

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    As of Saturday, July 7 , there were seven teams interested in Manny Machado . It appears Manny Machado's days with the Orioles will soon be over. And with an already depleted farm system, it's better off that they have kept themselves out of the running. With the Phillies , he would probably be able to play third as well.
  • Out of adversity, Modric to play for World Cup dream

    Out of adversity, Modric to play for World Cup dream

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    Nearly exactly 20 years ago, Igor Štimac lined up against Didier Deschamps in the 1998 World Cup semifinals, and now he's hoping Luka Modric and Co can do what they didn't... When Asia called I did not hesitate, I knew I would get to work with great players. Now Southgate will hope to build on this campaign, and make his team genuine contenders to win Euro 2020, where a number of games - including the semi-finals and final - are being played at Wembley.
  • Artist paints over LeBron James mural after vandalized

    Artist paints over LeBron James mural after vandalized

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    The question looming over the Cavs as the summer progresses is will they decide to deal Love as part of a plan to start building for the future by accumulating assets and dumping salary. While the Lakers may not be the most talented team in the league right away (thanks, Golden State) they are going to be one of the most fun teams to watch next season.
  • Belgium beat England to claim bronze

    Belgium beat England to claim bronze

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    A clinical pass by Kevin De Bruyne sets up a goal for Eden Hazard , and that pretty much ends England's hopes of winning. Having previously contested the match no team wanted to win , Belgium and England squared up in the contest neither side wanted to play.
  • Papa John's Stock Soars After Founder Resigns For Using N-Word

    Papa John's Stock Soars After Founder Resigns For Using N-Word

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    Schnatter used the N-word during a media training exercise, according to Forbes , then reportedly said that Colonel Sanders didn't faced backlash for using the word. "Papa John's is a pizza company with 120,000 corporate and franchise team members around the world", he said in a statement. Schnatter, the face of the pizza chain, resigned Wednesday as chairman of the board after confirming that he used a slur during a PR training session.
  • Croatia cabinet wear jerseys after semifinal win

    Croatia cabinet wear jerseys after semifinal win

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    Stephen Fry was among those to take to Twitter after the match, and his message reflected the thoughts of many. "I am immensely proud by the way the players have played and we can see by the reaction of the supporters, they felt the same".
  • Anderson keeps Wimbledon dream alive, reaches final

    Anderson keeps Wimbledon dream alive, reaches final

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    Well, considering it went on for six hours and 35 minutes, the short answer is, you don't! "I hope this is a sign for Grand Slams to change". "At the end you feel like this is a draw between the two of us". The eighth seed will face either twice champion Rafael Nadal or three-times victor Novak Djokovic in Sunday's final. Predictably, the games went with serve in the second set, with Anderson earning a break-point in the ninth, but failing to capitalise.
  • Djokovic downs Nishikori, into 8th Wimbledon SF

    Djokovic downs Nishikori, into 8th Wimbledon SF

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    Federer then equalled his own record of 34 consecutive sets won at Wimbledon as he went 2-0 up by holding his nerve in a high quality tie-break. After breaking Djokovic's first serve to get off to a promising start in the fourth set, Nishikori was immediately relinquished of his lead as Djokovic broke back once and then again.