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Author: 0 Serena wins Wimbledon, matches Graf's 22 grand slam titles

They're now 14-0 in major doubles finals. Venus and Serena's win marked their sixth doubles title at the All England Club and their first since 2012. But Williams' defeat by the German in Melbourne and then by Garbine Muguruza in last month's French Open final had hardened her resolve, and the world No.

Author: 0 Jacob deGrom: Jacob deGrom goes seven strong vs. MIA

Some were standing and applauding. "I didn't know what to expect when I came here today and to see the crowd reaction like that, that was good". Now at third base after playing for the Mets as a shortstop, Reyes appeared overanxious at the plate, possibly in an attempt to prove to fans he still had the skillset that won him a batting championship in 2011 in NY and made him one of the top infielders in baseball.

Author: 0 Serena wins 7th Wimbledon title

I learned not to get involved in those debates and conversations. And then, as demonstrators amassed in Dallas on Thursday, five police officers were shot and killed and seven other officers and two civilians were wounded. And she faced just one break point - at 3-all in the second set, it represented Kerber's only real opening - and shut the door quickly and emphatically, with a pair of aces at 117 miles per hour and 124 miles per hour, her fastest of the afternoon.

Sports Lewis Hamilton: This is what it's like to race at Silverstone
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton: This is what it's like to race at Silverstone

Rosberg will line up alongside his team-mate on the front row for Sunday's race but he was one third of a second slower than Hamilton. Hamilton looked on course to cruise to the 55th pole of his career, but the defending champion was made to work for glory after he ran wide at turn nine and his opening lap in the top-10 shoot-out was scrubbed off.

Author: 0 Deschamps shows his French philosopher side before final

Now there is a genuine sense of belief - among fans and players - that France can win its first trophy since Euro 2000 and a fourth major tournament title. After letting the coveted title slip from his hands, the 29-year-old Argentine also announced his retirement from worldwide football. But, Cristiano has been a hero on the field for Portugal , so this should be a great battle on the pitch.

Author: 0 Pirates get rare win over Cubs

But, with the Cubs facing off against the Pirates in a nationally televised contest tonight, I'll hold on to the hope that Jon Lester will look nothing like his most recent start and put the Cubs in good position to win tonight's game. "That was the point where I needed to throw up a zero", Arrieta said. "I battled. It happens sometimes, and unfortunately it happened that day". Cubs: CF Dexter Fowler (strained right hamstring) began a two-game rehab assignment Friday night at Class-A ...

Author: 0 Murray wins epic five-setter, into semis

But mentally, you know, today was a tough match. It would have been easy to have gotten very down on myself.... "Thankfully I got the early break and I hung on to it". "To have two guys in the third round, a guy in the fourth round, a guy in the quarters, we don't do that too often, so it was nice". After losing the fourth set from 4-2 up, Murray could have imploded with one of his tantrums, but instead he brought the crowd back into the match.

Author: 0 Andy Murray taking nothing for granted ahead of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga showdown

That is Richard Gasquet at the bottom of your screen facing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in an all-french encounter, only this match last just 24 minutes when Gasquet has to retire trailing 4-2 in the opener, because of a bad back. The rest of the match was pretty pathetic. "I know some people can obviously get offended by that". "So, yeah, I'm just here to do the best I can".

Author: 0 Mo. officer shot during traffic stop

At a news conference Friday, Brown said the suspect made the comments before he was killed during a standoff with police in a downtown Dallas parking garage. In south Georgia, police said an officer was ambushed Friday when he went to an apartment complex to investigate a report of a break-in. The unidentified officer was walking toward his vehicle when Taylor stepped out of his auto and fired three shots to his back, with one of them striking the officer.

Author: 0 Flint weekend rally for Black Lives Matter postponed

President Barack Obama commented after Alton Sterling was shot and killed by police Tuesday in Louisiana and Philando Castile met a similar fate Wednesday in Minnesota . Obama ordered public agencies to lower flags to half mast in honor of the lives lost. "Shots fired. We don't want y'all to be a casualty". This is nothing new, but recommendations from their report on police use of lethal force past year, "Deadly Force: Police Use of Lethal Force" in the United States states this: ...

Sports Love Island's Adam Maxwell sensationally dumps Tina Stinnes
Author: 0 Love Island's Adam Maxwell sensationally dumps Tina Stinnes

Viewers assumed that the reason Sophie quit the show was because of a particularly evil game from the producers, which let the contestants see what people on the outside had been Tweeting about them. I wanted to partner up with someone and for the feeling to be mutual and you agreed with that. When a fan asked if they had spoken yet, she responded: "Every day".

Sports Tebas fears tax verdict could spark Messi exit
Author: 0 Tebas fears tax verdict could spark Messi exit

For the conviction, Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison. The Argentinian icon and his father Jorge were both given the same prison sentences for the offence, with the 29-year-old fined 2 million euros for three counts of tax fraud and his father penalised 1.7 million euros.

Author: 0 UFC 200: Main Card Predictions

The title fight between holder Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes in a hugely competitive women's bantamweight division that also includes previous champions Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm is now the main event. Although, when it comes to being forced to give up, Tate would likely be one of the experts in how not to. I'm going to show everybody. Now that Tate is champion, the real work begins.

Author: 0 Wimbledon: Ruthless Murray cruises into third round

Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams, seeded eight, meets Greek qualifier Maria Sakkari while former French Open victor Francesca Schiavone has a tough task against Romanian fifth seed Simona Halep. The Australian next faces German wildcard Dustin Brown who got past Dusan Lajovic of Serbia 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. And French Open champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the second round of Wimbledon after a shock 6-3 6-4 defeat to Jana Cepelova.

Sports Kevin Durant, Warriors hold press conference
Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Warriors hold press conference

The Thunder lost to the Warriors this season in the conference finals, with Golden State rallying from a 3-1 series deficit. Barkley compared Durant's move to one LeBron James made several years ago, when he jumped from Cleveland to Miami to team up with fellow stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in pursuit of his first National Basketball Association title.

Author: 0 Serena Williams powers her way to Wimbledon final

Kerber said that wearing down her 36-year-old rival was part of her strategy. Kerber won in three sets . Williams made a terrible start to the second set by immediately dropping serve and making no inroads against Kerber's ball. Unable to replicate the sort of turn-back-time performance that carried her to the semifinals at the All England Club, Venus was broken in her first four service games Thursday and lost to No.

Author: 0 $540M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Indiana

That victor will take home $540 million or a one-time cash pay-out of $380 million - both before taxes. The winning numbers were 8, 19, 20, 55 and 73, and the Mega Ball was 5. Virgin Islands. With slightly better odds than the Powerball game, it's rare that almost four months passes without someone winning a Mega Millions jackpot.

Author: 0 Wimbledon champion Serena Williams proves Grand Slam greatness: It's an incredible moment

Angelique Kerber of Germany returns to Serena Williams of the U.S during the women's singles final on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 9, 2016. She brought the energy from game one". "I think that's his ritual". In Melbourne I thought I played well, but honestly Angelique played great, she played better.

Author: 0 Santos backs Ronaldo to lead Portugal for 10 more years

On his side's attacking, Deschamps hailed the brilliant performance of Antoine Griezmann, who has scored six goals to be the top favourite for the Golden Boot. "I want them to play their best in order to win". Portugal lost the Euro 2004 final in Lisbon to Greece in one of the biggest upsets in the history of the tournament.

Author: 0 Michael Cheika reveals Wallabies veterans in mix for Bledisloe Cup matches

Australia team: 1 James Slipper, 2 Stephen Moore (captain), 3 Sekope Kepu, 4 Will Skelton, 5 Rob Simmons, 6 Scott Fardy, 7 Michael Hooper (vice-captain), 8 Sean McMahon, 9 Nick Phipps, 10 Bernard Foley, 11 Rob Horne (vice-captain), 12 Matt Toomua, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 14 Dane Haylett-Petty, 15 Israel Folau.

Author: 0 Hamilton relieved after qualifying late show

Article 27.5, the regulation in question, states: "At no time may a auto be driven unnecessarily slowly, erratically or in a manner which could be deemed potentially risky to other drivers or any other person". 'This wasn't my best day, but I'm focusing on tomorrow. "The fans give me more than enough motivation", he added. We just get on with our job, there's a long way to go and I will try to not to be in that position again and I can't speak for him, but I'm sure Nico will do the same.

Sports Liverpool boss Klopp: New deal really big moment
Author: 0 Liverpool boss Klopp: New deal really big moment

He feels in Klopp, Liverpool have a wonderful asset on their hands. "You see how positive he is around the place and his humour as well". Mane was involved in Liverpool's two best chances of the half - a diagonal driving run from halfway, something seen a lot at St Mary's, set up Ryan Kent who shot too close to Scott Davies, who later saved well from the Senegal global.

Sports Cardiff comes to standstill to welcome home Wales
Author: 0 Cardiff comes to standstill to welcome home Wales

Qualifying for the European Championship in France saw Wales end a 58-year wait to reach the finals of a major tournament and manager Chris Coleman and his men surprised as they went all the way to the semi-finals after topping a group including England and Russian Federation.

Sports Mets Overcome Stanton's Intrepid Bat, Takes Series With Marlins
Author: 0 Mets Overcome Stanton's Intrepid Bat, Takes Series With Marlins

Giancarlo Stanton drove in all five Marlins runs with a pair of monster home runs as the Mets winning streak ended at five with a 5-2 loss on Tuesday night at Citi Field. An inning later, Stanton smacked another home run, this one a three-run shot that stretched Miami's lead to 5-1. "I can't really attest [hitting so many at Citi Field] to anything", Stanton said.

Author: 0 Germany tie drew largest TV audience in France since 2006

Glory will be on the line when Portugal play Euro 2016 hosts France in the final on Sunday, but so too will a significant amount of prize money. France showed glimpses of their sharpness in attack towards the end of the half but were gifted the opener when Schweinsteiger palmed the ball as he challenged Patrice Evra from a corner.

Author: 0 Portugal's Pepe fit for final against France

France are the bookmakers' favourites for the final but few would argue that the best player taking to the turf will be Portugal forward Ronaldo. Time will eventually catch up with Ronaldo, but so far Gareth Bale, Antoine Griezmann and Eden Hazard have not.

Author: 0 Devon Allen of OR advances to semis of US Olympic Trials

Allen won the NCAA championship in the 110 hurdles last month, and before his injury, he was an NCAA and US champion in the 110 hurdles. Saunders was second at 63-1½, edging Felisha Johnson (63-1¼), who took third. Winger, a two-time Olympian from Vancouver, Washington, cruised through Thursday's qualifying round with a first-place mark of 201 feet, 6 inches. The top eight advances to the finals, the top two of each heat plus the next two fastest time.

Sports Manchester United reveal Jose Mourinho's six-man backroom team
Author: 0 Manchester United reveal Jose Mourinho's six-man backroom team

The 57-year-old has spent the majority of his post-playing career as a goalkeeping coach, but his role at Chelsea was changed to assistant first-team coach, due to the presence of long-term Blues goalkeeper coach Lollichon. Only eleven Portuguese players have played for Chelsea in the Premier League era, in addition to one Special One on the touchline. So here are FIVE transfer unknowns Manchester United should target...

Author: 0 LSU's Chanice Chase qualifies for Canada's Olympic Team in hurdles

OR will have two participants in the 100 Meter Hurdles with Alaysha Johnson and Sasha Wallace (5:02pm PT). Matthews finished 12 with a leap of 13.04m. "When you landed on the mat, you landed in puddles", said Cunningham, who does the bulk of his training in bone-dry Las Vegas. Kristi Castlin, in second (12.50), and Nia Ali, in third (12.55), also made the US team.

Author: 0 Froome jabs a spectator in the face during Tour de France

Etixx-QuickStep's Martin led home a chasing pack which included GC hopefuls Quintana, Tejay Van Garderen (BMC), Fabio Aru (Astana) and Romain Bardet (AG2R La Mondiale). Yates started and finished the day in second place, but behind two different yellow jersey wearers. Julian Alaphilippe of France was third, 5:51 behind, and Alejandro Valverde of Spain fourth, 5:53 back.

Sports Italy striker issues apology after penalty gesture
Author: 0 Italy striker issues apology after penalty gesture

The match finished 1-1 after extra-time as Mesut Ozil's superbly worked second-half goal was canceled out by Leonardo Bonucci's 78th-minute penalty. Emanuele Giaccherini, Marco Parolo and Mattia De Sciglio were the other goal scorers for Italy while Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich and Jerome Boateng scored for Germany to level at 5-5.

Sports LEADING OFF: Strasburg vs Syndergaard, Cubs host Bucs
Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Strasburg vs Syndergaard, Cubs host Bucs

Travis d'Arnaud, Jose Reyes and Asdrubal Cabrera also went deep for NY in a slugfest that featured eight home runs - most in the eight-year history of Citi Field. Harper, Ben Revere and relief pitcher Oliver Perez had two hits apiece. Flores' pinch-hit homer in the fifth was followed by an Asdrubal Cabrera solo shot to push the Mets' lead to 8-6 an inning later.

Sports Women's 100 hurdles shows Americans are in the fast lane
Author: 0 Women's 100 hurdles shows Americans are in the fast lane

Former University of Wyoming All-American Mason Finely won the discus at the U.S. Track and Field Trials to earn a trip to the Olympics. "Oh, yeah, it's definitely going to be tougher than the Olympic final", said Adidas' Sharika Nelvis, the 2014 NCAA champion and the eighth-fastest woman in world history at 12.34 seconds.