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Federer has already won three title titles this season, including the Australian Open - his first Grand Slam success in five years. "I thought it was extremely close, especially that second set". Federer though is undoubtedly the greatest grass player of all time, and is in the best form he has been in for quite a while. However, he was defeated by Alexander Zverev in three sets in the semi-finals at Halle in 2016.
  • Ward ends close bout with flurry of blows

    Ward ends close bout with flurry of blows

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    Ward stuck to his word, stopping Kovalev in the eighth round to retain the IBF, WBO and WBA world light heavyweight titles . Billed as Ward vs. Kovalev 2: No Excuses! this second fight will be every bit as historic as the heavyweight division's Joe Louis vs Max Schmelling 2 rematch of June 22, 1938! .
  • How The 76ers Trade Is Going To Affect The NBA Draft

    How The 76ers Trade Is Going To Affect The NBA Draft

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    With the Celtics now owning the third pick, Smith thinks they'll engage in trade talks with the Bulls. Which pick the Celtics will receive in 2018 or 2019 is a bit complicated. First-round picks from the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers in 2018 and the Sacramento Kings in 2019 could turn into lottery picks, giving Boston more leverage in free agency.
  • Sanchez breaks Chile scoring record in Germany draw

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    A year before the World Cup , Loew took the gamble of leaving all of his World Cup-winning stars at home to blood fringe players. Chile has won the last two Copa Americas and is seeking its first trophy in a major worldwide competition.
  • Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in National Hockey League draft

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    New York Islanders: Vegas General Manager George McPhee chose to pay back his old boss in New York's Garth Snow by fleecing him. "I'll give it everything I've got to win some games", Fleury said. But its a good problem to have.”. Defensemen Miro Heiskanen (No. 3 overall to Dallas) and Cale Makar (No. 4 to Colorado) and right wing Owen Tippett (No.
  • India knock sloppy Proteas out of Trophy

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    Here's all the important statistics you need to know ahead of the crucial India versus South Africa game. Credit to them ( India ) in those first 15-20 overs. "We grabbed the the chances that came our way". Tight opening bowling from Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah put India well on top in the must-win contest for both sides.
  • What Royce Lewis brings to the Minnesota Twins as No 1 pick

    What Royce Lewis brings to the Minnesota Twins as No 1 pick

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    He is a power-speed player who hit.388 with four home runs and 25 stolen bases as a high school senior. The Cincinnati Reds select high school phenom Hunter Greene in the Major League Baseball draft. Then it was McKay, another two-way star from Louisville, going fourth to the Rays as a first baseman. "If there was ever a young man who could live up to a Sports Illustrated cover at age 17, I think Hunter's that young man", Commissioner Rob Manfred said.
  • Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

    Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

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    Ortiz spent 14 of his 20 seasons with the Red Sox from 2003 to 2016 after breaking in with the Twins and playing six seasons with Minnesota. He helped the club win three World Series titles, including their first in 86 years in 2004. A lot. That was my man, you know. The Boston Red Sox will try to bounce back after dropping game two on Saturday. With a very muggy afternoon and temperatures in the mid-80s, numerous Red Sox regulars took BP in shorts - something seldom seen at home games.
  • Ask Josh: Will Vegas select Fleury in the expansion draft?

    Ask Josh: Will Vegas select Fleury in the expansion draft?

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    On the final year of his deal with a digestible $5 million USA cap hit, an established 20-plus goal scorer like Neal, 29, would fit the bill. SURE BET: Assuming Anaheim has already worked out a trade to keep Vegas away from Sami Vatanen and Josh Manson - perhaps at the cost of a first-round pick - there are still plenty of young, affordable defensemen to choose from along with some veterans.
  • Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

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    Now, Change.org has made a decision to start a petition to expel Rodman from the Pro Basketblal Hall of Fame due to his chummy relationship with the powers to be in North Korea. Few players are removed once inducted. "According to the Hall's Board of Trustees, a candidate may be removed if he or she 'has damaged the integrity of the game of basketball, '" the petition reads, though it refers to candidates under consideration for induction and not those who are already members.
  • Australia, Cameroon hopes hit after 1-1 draw

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    As far as betting is concerned, we are getting a good price on Australia winning this game and as a result this is by far the best bet to make. When you see this you have always to win the game, that is for sure. "The best we can do is put our mind to this game and get three points". Following an opening defeat to Germany , Australia continued their development under coach Ange Postecoglou but could only manage a disappointing point, damaging their hopes of qualifying for the ...