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Author: 0 Indians' win streak stopped at 14

As for Sunday, well, let's just say momentum has a big head start on Kluber and his teammates. Blue Jays: RHP Aaron Sanchez (8-1) starts the opener of the three-game series against Kansas City Monday night, a rematch of last year's AL Championship Series.

Author: 0 Euro 2016: Wales overcome Belgium to book historic semi-final place

Wales' attitude and aptitude in Lille - and throughout the tournament - not only pleased Coleman but filled the manager with pride. I am sure it will sink in before then that I will not be playing - but I will be right behind my team, cheering them on and kicking every ball.

Author: 0 Murray and Raonic head to tiebreaker in 3rd set

When he split with the Czech legend in 2014 after Lendl refused to commit more time to the partnership, Murray went into a funk that lasted two years. The Canadian followed the same game plan he used against Federer and used the big serve and serve and volley approach against Murray , but it was not successful always.

Sports UFC sells for $4 billion to WME-IMG, Dana White remains president
Author: 0 UFC sells for $4 billion to WME-IMG, Dana White remains president

Announcement of the sale could come as early as Monday, according to the New York Times . There has been no confirmation yet from the UFC unless a tweet from White with a smiley face counts for anything - and in the past, it has. There have been rumors of a UFC sale for years, but those rumors became much more substantial recently, with reports that there were multiple competing offers in the neighborhood of the $4 billion amount.

Author: 0 Social media reacts to Dwyane Wade joining the Bulls

With current star Jimmy Butler , and the addition of Wade and Rondo the Bulls are hoping to be a real contender in the Eastern Conference. "He expected to be back with Miami and I expected him to be back with Miami". And if the Heat really wanted him to stay, they would have done more. He grew up here. ESPN reported Allen's representatives reached out to the Warriors, while Cleveland.com said he had contacted the Cavaliers of his interest in returning to the National Basketball ...

Sports Venus Williams admits she didn't realise Serena had won - but did Beyonce?
Author: 0 Venus Williams admits she didn't realise Serena had won - but did Beyonce?

Despite high-profile losses, she reminded herself, she was still a champion who had reached the final at six of her last seven Grand Slam events. Surely, given the way she is playing, she can win two more grand slams, to end any debate that she is the best player who ever lived? The top seed was denied a calendar Grand Slam by Italy's Roberta Vinci at Flushing Meadows previous year, before slipping up to Kerber in Melbourne and then Garbine Muguruza in Paris.

Author: 0 Not done yet. Gatlin, Lagat bull their way into Olympics

In addition to Tinsley, Bershawn Jackson was the fastest American in the 400-meter hurdles in 2015. However, Rupp's speed has not been as dominant in recent years. Allyson Felix also qualified, but she is not yet in top form, as an ankle injury has prevented her from doing all of her speed work. Little had the fastest time in the women's 400 hurdles this year, but she did not qualify for the final in her event.

Author: 0 Serena wins seventh Wimbledon, record-equalling 22nd major title

Serena has now won both the Wimbledon singles and doubles (with Venus ) in the same year on four occasions. "This court definitely feels like home", said Williams. Equalling Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles will be Serena's next goal. Saturday's win was a sixth ladies doubles title at Wimbledon for the Williams sisters and Venus hopes it bodes well for their upcoming attempt to win gold at Rio 2016.

Sports Cop who shot Philando Castile identified as Jeronimo Yanez
Author: 0 Cop who shot Philando Castile identified as Jeronimo Yanez

Flaherty said in a written statement that Dayton was "taking justice into his own hands" instead of letting investigators do their job. The prosecutor also acknowledged the wide reach of the Facebook video . The investigation into Castile's shooting is being handled by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is standard procedure. The bureau says Yanez approached the driver's side of the auto and Kauser approached from the passenger side before Yanez shot Castile multiple times.

Sports Randy Orton WILL meet Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam
Author: 0 Randy Orton WILL meet Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam

Lesnar faces Hunt in the co-main event at UFC 200 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. We'll get through Saturday and we'll see what happens. It was the right money. "Why go backward?" he said past year. But perhaps, the WWE planned for him to make a grand comeback at " SummerSlam ". Lesnar, a WWE performer, has been out of the octagon for more than five years.

Author: 0 Murray in tears after 'extra special' Wimbledon win

Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, a regular Wimbledon spectator, was joined in the stands by Cristiano Ronaldo's former girlfriend, Russian model Irina Shayk. Some of Murray's points were pure magic, like the one in the second set tiebreaker when he returned a Raonic overhead and then curled a passing shot into the corner.

Sports Eder: Ronaldo told me I would score the victor
Author: 0 Eder: Ronaldo told me I would score the victor

Portugal are champions, albeit unorthodox ones, following a morning of nervy action at the Stade de France . "But for the moment I'm thinking about my teammates". "This is one of the happiest moments in my career, I always said I'd like to win something with Portugal ". Taken off in the 25th minute, he returned at the start of extra time to deliver on-pitch pep talks that appeared to inspire his team to victory.

Sports Felix chases after Olympics spot in 200 meters
Author: 0 Felix chases after Olympics spot in 200 meters

Allyson Felix's dreams of a rare Olympic double came to an abrupt end at the U.S. track and field trials as a schoolgirl hurdler confirmed her emergence as one of the sport's rising stars. She was beaten out for third place by. McLaughlin's time of 54.15 was 1.27 seconds behind first-place finisher Dalilah Muhammad, who won in a trials record 52.88.

Sports USADA says Jon Jones B sample tested positive for banned substance
Author: 0 USADA says Jon Jones B sample tested positive for banned substance

UFC President Dana White , however, still had plenty of options on his list after Jones was taken off the line-up for Saturday's event. "(Michael) Bisping came in on 11 days and knocked out Luke Rockhold, who destroyed him in their first fight", said White of the recent middleweight title match.

Author: 0 Basketball: Wade makes move home to Chicago

Having that much talent, especially in the backcourt, is its own obstacle, with Wade and Rondo at their best with the ball in their hands, and Butler having increased his scoring in all five seasons in the league. For now, less than 24 hours after the news broke, we'll just have Riley's text message statement to lament over, which he sent to Miami Heat super beat writer Dan LeBatard , which LeBatard in-turn published to the Miami Herald .

Author: 0 UFC 200: Miesha Tate barely makes weight, and Johny Hendricks misses

Those losses coincided with his struggle with diverticulitis and he returned to the WWE. Vince is a promoter, of course, and he's got a match between Lesnar and Randy Orton to promote at SummerSlam next month in Brooklyn. Miesha Tate will defend her bantamweight crown against Amanda Nunes, replacing Daniel Cormier as the headline act despite the light heavyweight champion holding onto the final fight slot with a non-title bout against veteran Anderson Silva.

Author: 0 Charles Barkley disappointed that Kevin Durant has joined Warriors 'gravy train'

We just won 73 games'. Those hopes are boosted with the addition of Durant, who during his time in Oklahoma City helped the Thunder reach the Western Conference finals four times and the 2012 NBA Finals. "Cheat" is obviously the wrong word to use here, as Durant is not literally cheating, but Barkley has never been one to mince opinions. It's tough...

Author: 0 Orioles outlast Dodgers in 14

Dodgers rookie shortstop Corey Seager doubled in the first inning, extending his hitting streak to 18 games, the NL's longest this season. "Seldom is there a lot of fun to be had when you get past the regular nine innings", Orioles slugger Mark Trumbo said.

Author: 0 Blue Jays' Encarnacion suspended for bumping ump

That gave the Jays a split of their four-game series after losing the first two against the American League Central Division leaders. "All day it was just a fight for him", Francona said. Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion exchanges words with umpire Vic Carapazza , left, before Encarnacion was ejected from the game over a call-out dispute on strikes during the first inning of a baseball against the Cleveland Indians in Toronto ., Friday, July 1, 2016.

Author: 0 France, Portugal plans mingle amid tight security for final

In addition, the 1998 FIFA World Cup hosts France lifted the world cup for the first time in their history. Ronaldo's goal against Wales saw him equal Platini's record of nine goals at Euro finals, but whereas it took the Frenchman one tournament to set his mark, it has taken the Portugal captain four to equal it.

Author: 0 Andy Murray Clinches Second Wimbledon Title at the Expense of Milos Raonic

Murray had appeared destined throughout the tournament to walk out past the Royal Box on finals day for the first time since his history-making win in 2013. Murray broke the Raonic serve only once, midway through the opening set, but always seemed in control as the Canadian struggled to lay a glove on the elusive Scot.

Author: 0 Find Out Who Daniel Cormier Will be Fighting at UFC 200

Daniel Cormier will remain on Saturday's UFC 200 card and fight former middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a three-round, nontitle light heavyweight fight. UFC initially denied a report out of Silva's native Brazil that Silva had been tapped to replaced Jones. If you busted out an appreciative, slow clap when it was announced that Anderson Silva will now face Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 , you certainly weren't the only one.

Author: 0 Porcello wins again at home, Bosox hand Rays 5th loss in row

INF/OF Brock Holt (left ankle sprain) is day to day and won't play again until after the All-Star break but is not expected to land on the disabled list. Price didn't give up a hit after the third inning, retiring 17 of the last 19 batters. The 34-year-old Hill has had a strong season in Milwaukee, posting a.

Sports Aaron Ramsey: Wales can beat Portugal without me
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey: Wales can beat Portugal without me

Back then, Williams had just finished a League One season with Stockport, and the Wales skipper recognises that his progress is the stuff of fairytale. Prior to their quarter-final victory, Wales had played Belgium four times in four years, losing just once - a 2-0 home defeat in September 2012. "We have a great team, great staff and great fans".

Sports Euro 2016: Arsenal player to miss Semi-Final
Author: 0 Euro 2016: Arsenal player to miss Semi-Final

They have become the first team to reach the semifinal on their European Championship debut since Sweden in 1992 and have scored 10 goals along the way. But it is the Belgians that get on the board first - Radja Nainggolan put Belgium ahead with a thunderous 25-yard strike in the 13th minute. "We have a great team, great staff and great fans.

Author: 0 Orioles escape West Coast with 6-4 14-inning win

It was Schoop's lone hit. "I just found some open ground out there", Utley said of his career-high six hits. I obviously got really sick and it kind of propelled me down a path that I spiraled downhill and I really couldn't get out of that rut.

Author: 0 Portugal wins Euro 2016

Les Bleus had won their previous 10 consecutive meetings with Portugal and had to be considered favourites as hosts too, but Ronaldo's side proved themselves remarkably resilient, qualifying from the group with three draws. The roar returned briefly in the 33rd minute when France's Moussa Sissoko produced a sharp turn and fierce diagonal shot which Patricio parried out.

Author: 0 Wimbledon 2016: Tomas Berdych completes men's quarterfinal lineup

Register and claim your 100% registration bonus . And if there is any tension in the Centre Court air on Friday as a result, it wouldn't be the first time that a coach had caused a Grand Slam semifinal between Murray and Tomas Berdych to be played out in a fraught and fractious atmosphere.

Sports Coleman: You Work Hard And Dream Of Such Nights
Author: 0 Coleman: You Work Hard And Dream Of Such Nights

Neil Taylor has suggested that Wednesday be declared a bank holiday as Wales take on Portugal in the semi-finals of Euro 2016. "I am absolutely gutted for Aaron because he's been outstanding in this tournament", Coleman said. The Welsh fans, who had flocked across the Channel or made their way from other points in France, egged their team on from the start with a mighty choral display.

Author: 0 Michael Phelps goes three-for-three at Olympic trials

Nathan Adrian, already booked to defend his 100m free title in Rio, won the 50m free by one one-hundredth of a second, clocking 21.51sec to Anthony Ervin's 21.52. After shaking hands with Lochte as they hung together on the rope separating their side-by-side lanes, Phelps hustled off to the warm-up pool to get ready for his second race of the night: the semifinals of the 100 fly.

Author: 0 Price, Ortiz lead BoSox to sweep of Rays

I assure you I can pick up the phone and get a starting pitcher. His teammates offered better support right away by grabbing a 3-0 lead in the first. The 40-year-old Ortiz heads to his 10th All-Star game with a. "The names we don't want to trade always seem to start the conversation", he said. "He's played very well, but I wouldn't get into individual cases [for promotions]", Dombrowski said Saturday at Fenway Park.

Author: 0 Julio Teheran: Julio Teheran shelled in loss to White Sox

During the season Quintana has 12 quality starts and is allowing opposing batters to hit. "I think we have better baseball now", Quintana said. Quintana has an ERA of 3.21 with a WHIP of 1.11. Base runner Chase d'Arnaud , believing the ball was caught, returned to second base. He was named a replacement for the Indians' Danny Salazar (elbow) on Sunday.

Author: 0 Why Murray has edge on Berdych

Berdych, the 2010 runner-up, finally claimed victory on an eighth match point after squandering five on Monday when the fourth round tie was suspended shortly after sunset once Vesely won the fourth set tie-breaker. "I experienced this for a third time in a row". 'I think we should have definitely some word in that because I think we are the one who are on the court - Berdych said in press conference - We are the one that are performing.

Sports Davis: Stranger things have happened than O'Neill to Southampton
Author: 0 Davis: Stranger things have happened than O'Neill to Southampton

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis has indicated that his club should consider his Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill as they search for a replacement for Ronaldo Koeman. A few minutes after taking the lead skipper Ashley Williams collided heavily with team-mate Jonathan Williams, with both men hitting the deck. The two British sides are appearing in the finals of a European Championships for the first time and Wales , who topped their group ahead of England, go through to face ...