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Author: 0 Track: Kwaza takes 26th at Olympic Trials

Bowie's Olympic qualification in the 100 was part of the deepest 100 of all time, with the top three finishers running wind-legal sub-10.8. And Haley Crouser, the former Gresham High star who held the national prep record for a while, made the final.

Author: 0 Mets SP to Undergo Season-Ending Arm Surgery

Robert Thompson in St. Louis, according to the Mets. Earlier this week the New York Mets' star pitcher was placed on the DL with thoracic outlet syndrome in his pitching shoulder. The 27-year-old former ace had been struggling through a brutal year and now it's over, as he will undergo surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome. "Surgery is probably inevitable and more a question of timing than anything else", Alderson said.

Author: 0 Tony Stewart chasing personal history in Kentucky Sprint Cup race

The six-time Sprint Cup Series champion had posted the second-fastest practice speed (188.121 mph) in 17 laps before his vehicle sustained right-side damage after hitting the wall in turn 4, forcing him to drive a backup auto in Saturday night's 400-mile race.

Sports Chaos at Tour de France as inflatable arch collapses near finish line
Author: 0 Chaos at Tour de France as inflatable arch collapses near finish line

The technical malfunction meant that the riders' times were taken from the 3km to go mark rather than the finishing line. We provide all the necessary viewing information ahead of Saturday's Stage 8 duel, including analysis of some of the favourites ahead of what could come to be a critical phase of the competition.

Author: 0 Euro 2016: Arsenal's Xhaka misses penalty as Poland qualifies for quarter-final

Jakub Blaszczykowski came off the bench and scored the victor against Ukraine in their last group stage match, and at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, he once again opened the scoring against Switzerland . "We deserved to have stayed here but unfortunately it came down to penalties and we were beaten in the lottery". "This goal pushed the team more, so it was an important goal for me".

Author: 0 Richie Porte 'excited' by Tour de France leadership role

The Astana rider "is young and improving fast", says the Guardian . and will enjoy the mountains. He adds: "If you wake up and feel good on a mountain stage, that's a buzz but if it's one of those days - and they do happen - when you're struggling to even walk to the toilet you know it's going to be a long day in the saddle".

Sports WWE Announces Brock Lesnar's SummerSlam Opponent
Author: 0 WWE Announces Brock Lesnar's SummerSlam Opponent

Hunt probably wouldn't want to make that same choice with Lesnar though, as he has been known to somehow revive himself after a certain knockout . I'm just thankful I got through training camp healthy, and I'm here. Lesnar said there was early talk his return would wait for the inaugural UFC New York card in November, but White had a vacant spot on this weekend's card when it pushed the McGregor-Nate Diaz bout to UFC 202.

Author: 0 Serena Williams still needs two more victories for all-time record

A win here would tie Serena with Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam crowns in the Open era , which began in 1968. The year 2016 has not been a happy one for the 36-year-old American, who lost in the finals of Australian Open in January, and then failed to clinch the French Open.

Author: 0 Orioles outlast Dodgers 6-4 in 14 innings

Mychal Givens (6-1) got the win. Britton is now a ideal 25-for-25 in save opportunities this season and has not allowed an earned run in his last 25 games (25.2 innings) since May 5. A few innings into the Dodgers' game against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced the eagle had been located and was headed back to the zoo with its handler.

Author: 0 Was Nike In On Kevin Durant's Move To The Warriors?

Durant , who was taken second overall in the 2007 NBA Draft by a Seattle SuperSonics team that relocated to Oklahoma City a year later, said the relationships he forged while playing with his former team are what made his decision so challenging.

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Author: 0 Hodgson: "I don't know what I'm doing here"

When asked whether current England Under-21 boss Southgate could take charge for the opening World Cup qualifier against Slovakia, FA chief executive Martin Glenn responded, "We'll see". "Typical bloody England , always finding some way to balls it up", said Sharp, who also put £20 on Wayne Rooney to be the tournament's top goalscorer.

Sports Hamilton quickest, Rosberg 2nd, in crash-hit final practice
Author: 0 Hamilton quickest, Rosberg 2nd, in crash-hit final practice

Rosberg, who sat out Friday afternoon's session with a water leak, set the quickest lap only to be usurped by his Mercedes team-mate in the closing moments. "I definitely feel like we are in a strong position, Red Bull are very close". But Hamilton remains unconcerned, quoting a famous saying from his idol Ayrton Senna - a 41-time F1 race victor.

Author: 0 France are favourites, but we will be champions: Ronaldo

World champion Germany dominated the match in terms of possession but its lack of a deadly finisher cost them and razor-sharp Griezmann, whose double took his tournament-leading tally to six, was the difference. Olivier Giroud nearly made his way through the defense of the German team but he was stopped by their defender nearby to the gates. Frankly saying, looking at the German team, everyone could say that they've lost their confidence after the first half time of the game.

Author: 0 Duke of Kent to present trophies at Wimbledon

Kerber might be the underdog but she understands what it takes to beat Williams . In the earlier semi-final, Serena thrashed Russian Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-0 in only 48 minutes. The 28-year-old has always dreamed of following fellow compatriot Graf onto the Wimbledon roll of honour, and spent time with her in Las Vegas in late March, practising with both Graf and the 47-year-old's husband Andre Agassi.

Author: 0 Matt Harvey to undergo season-ending surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

Harvey could opt for a nerve-block injection that could allow him to keep pitching, but he will eventually need a surgery that comes with a four-month recovery period. For the Mets , the news means two of the team's top stars have developed career-threatening health conditions in less than 14 months. Logan Verrett , a clever right-hander whose ERA in nine career starts is 4.50, is the immediate fill-in.

Author: 0 Bolt waiting over Olympic future

Bolt, who won gold in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay in London and Beijing four years earlier, injured his hamstring at the Jamaican Olympic Trials. "At the end of the day, when you command a certain power in track and field, you sometimes you have to exercise it". Gatlin said Bolt's injury won't change his approach to Rio.

Author: 0 Nani celebrates milestone for Portugal with hand in victor

Shortly afterwards, Portugal countered and Ricardo Quaresma scored the victor in the 117th minute after Cristiano Ronaldo's shot had been saved. Santos has spent much of his career working in Greece, with the big clubs there and the Greek national team, and he has brought something of that low-risk football to Portugal , even it means not making the most of the talented players they have.

Sports Unexpected heroes emerge as Germany extend penalty record
Author: 0 Unexpected heroes emerge as Germany extend penalty record

After the world champions beat Italy on penalties to make it through. "We'll have to see, France is going to be the favourite, they're a great side with individual quality", said Loew. Of all the penalties, Matteo Darmian's miss proved to be the costliest. "There is huge disappointment, but at the same time calm at knowing we've given our all to the end".

Sports Maple Leafs select Matthews with top pick
Author: 0 Maple Leafs select Matthews with top pick

Shaw, 24, registered 34 points (14G, 20A) in 78-regular season games past year and added four goals and two assists in six playoff games. Amid chants of "Go Leafs, Go!" the 18-year-old from Scottsdale was selected by Toronto with the first pick in the National Hockey League draft Friday night in Buffalo, N.Y.

Author: 0 McEnroe working on TV while pupil Milos Raonic on court

Persistence, positivity, and a Zen-like focus carried Milos Raonic past Roger Federer on Friday and into the Wimbledon final. "I would like to see a breaker because I was the better player for the set". Berdych made countless errors on his forehand and could not capitalise on the one slight opening that came his way in the sixth game of the second set.

Author: 0 Manchester United Confirms Ryan Giggs Exit After 29 Years With Club

Manchester United's head of athletic development Tony Strudwick has paid tribute to Ryan Giggs by claiming that the former midfielder "pushed the boundaries of human achievement". "The experiences and discipline he developed at United will undoubtedly be a big help as he continues to learn his trade", he said. Ferguson feels the Welshman has the attributes to deal with the demands faced by the modern manager.

Author: 0 5 reasons Kevin Durant will win 2016-17 NBA MVP

Using words like natural, authentic, genuine and real, Durant confirmed that it was a face-to-face meeting with the group that sealed the deal. He improves the Warriors slightly but just as importantly, his departure severely damages one of Golden State's main competitors in Oklahoma City .

Sports Kittel back to his best with narrow Tour stage win
Author: 0 Kittel back to his best with narrow Tour stage win

The pair both celebrated as they crossed the line after Greipel (Lotto Soudal) led out the sprint and Cavendish (Dimension Data) pulled alongside in the final 25m. Slovakian Peter Sagan holds onto the leader's yellow jersey for for Tinkoff, clutching onto a 12-second gap over Ettix-Quick Step's Julian Alaphilippe, with Alejandro Valverde rounding out the podium a further two seconds back.

Author: 0 Johnson to drive a backup car after Kentucky practice wreck

With the weather still uncertain, NASCAR scheduled a practice at 6:30 p.m. ET on Friday, leaving a small window for the Sprint Cup teams to adapt to a handful of variables. Hamlin, Edwards and Kyle Busch will represent Joe Gibbs Racing. I think, as we've gone through practice, we haven't had any tire issues so far. "I definitely do", he said.

Sports Night of protest in St. Paul follows shooting of Philando Castile
Author: 0 Night of protest in St. Paul follows shooting of Philando Castile

She said she had conversations in the past with her son about complying with the police. After he was shot, his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , started recording and streaming live video on Facebook showing Castile still alive but lying in a pool of blood while the officer continues to point his gun at him.

Sports Grizzlies nab Chandler Parsons with 4-year, $98.5M max deal
Author: 0 Grizzlies nab Chandler Parsons with 4-year, $98.5M max deal

Mike Conley #11 of the Memphis Grizzlies handles the ball during the game against the Phoenix Suns on March 6, 2016 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. One of the premier point guards on the market, Conley will not struggle to find a new home, and many teams will be willing to pay big bucks to get hold of him.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic could play Rafael Nadal in next tournament after Wimbledon upset

Leading up to Wimbeldon, Djokovic won four straight majors ( Wimbeldon 2015, U.S. Open 2015, Australian Open 2016, French Open 2016), a feat that's nearly unheard in today's tennis landscape. After play was halted by rain, a recurring theme in this contest and the tournament as a whole, Djokovic came back out Saturday and played much better.

Author: 0 Utah resident dies after contracting Zika virus

She was elderly and had an underlying health condition, according to a statement on the Salt Lake County Health Department's Facebook page. Sexual transmission also has been documented. The individual is the second known Zika-associated death in this country, as a man carrying the virus died from complications in Puerto Rico in late April.

Author: 0 Russia names Olympic track hopefuls in doping appeal

CAS said it will issue its decision no later than July 21, about two weeks before the 2016 Summer Games are scheduled to begin in Rio de Janeiro. The IAAF ban followed revelations of massive, state-sponsored doping within Russia's track and field programme.

Author: 0 UEFA picks referee Clattenburg for France-Portugal final

And it rounds off a fine season for the County Durham-based official, who has refereed The Emirates FA Cup Final and the UEFA Champions League Final in recent months. "He is our little man that gives us that little bit extra", said fellow striker Olivier Giroud, summing up what Griezmann had just done in the Marseille game.

Author: 0 Why the Philippines' South China Sea legal case matters

Referring to the tribunal at The Hague, Wang said the "so-called" South China Sea arbitration is tainted " with illogical and flawed application of procedures, laws and evidences ". The United States should do nothing to harm China's sovereignty and security in the South China Sea, China's Foreign Minister told US Secretary of State John Kerry, ahead of a key court ruling on Beijing's claims in the disputed waterway.

Sports These Are The Victims Of The Dallas Protest Shooting
Author: 0 These Are The Victims Of The Dallas Protest Shooting

Dallas police said the suspect told negotiators he was upset about the recent fatal police shootings of black men, and wanted to kill white people - specifically, white cops. It is sad but true that neighborhoods most in need of vigilant law enforcement are also most wary of police. Black Lives Matter organizers are planning a 7 p.m.

Sports Subotic leaves Dortmund training; available for £4m
Author: 0 Subotic leaves Dortmund training; available for £4m

The 27-year-old has been given permission to speak to other clubs after announcing his intention to leave the Westfalenstadion this summer. Subotic has logged a total of 259 competitive appearances with Dortmund since his arrival from Mainz in 2008, but only 11 of those have come since new manager Thomas Tuchel has taken over.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton quickest in practice as Marcus Ericsson suffers serious crash

Lewis Hamilton enjoyed a near flawless start to his British Grand Prix weekend after soaring to the top of the timesheets while title rival Nico Rosberg's troubled week took another turn for the worse. But it allowed Hamilton to close to 11 points of the championship lead in the standings. Seeing people that have saved up to come and spend their money here and put all of their energy towards you getting across the finish line first, it's pretty much impossible to describe how awesome that feels.

Author: 0 Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

But as Harvest Public Media's Peggy Lowe reports, it's still a food fight. That's because the overwhelming majority of consumers say they want to know if there are GMO's in their food. Sanders noted that the bill would pre-empt Vermont's first-in-the-nation law, which requires GMO products to be labeled. Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., said a federal statute would save consumers money and avoid imposing Vermont's law on other states, or a grab bag of state laws.