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Jul 12 2017

Novak Djokovic tight-lipped on shoulder injury ahead of Wimbledon quarter-final

In a statement, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC) said: "The court preparation has been to exactly the same meticulous standard as in previous years". ...

Jul 11 2017

Nadal crashes out of Wimbledon after epic five-set loss to Muller

He again was twice a point from losing in the 20th. The pair have played on six previous occasions, with Nadal winning five. Luxembourg's Muller played one of the mat...

Jul 10 2017

Pre-race favourite Porte crashes out of Tour de France

The Australian missed a downhill bend, cartwheeling across the road and bowling over another rider, Dan Martin , before hitting a grassy bank. We caught Nairo [Quintana]...

Jul 09 2017

Hawks will not match Knicks offer sheet to Tim Hardaway Jr

Saturday to to match the Nets' offer. Hardaway averaged 14.5 points per game last season, providing a much needed spark for Atlanta's sometimes anemic offense. Hardaway...

Jul 09 2017

Bottas claims Austrian GP pole

Hopes of a crackling showdown between the Mercedes and Ferrari rivals in the final seconds were blown away when Romain Grosjean's Haas broke down on track and broug...

Jul 09 2017

Wimbledon 2017: Bethanie Mattek-Sands suffers ruptured patella tendon, to undergo surgery

Sania tweeted after Mattek's injury, "I love you @ BMATTEK you are the biggest fighter I know and you will come back stronger than ever." and shared a picture of them fr...

Jul 08 2017

Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes are favourites in Austria after Friday practice

The Mercedes driver's fastest lap was posted on the soft compound, despite an earlier lap on the ultrasoft, and left him 0.190s clear of Max Verstappen in the Red Bu...

Jul 05 2017

NWS: Sunday will be warm; outlook good so far for Independence Day

The overnight low will be around 57. Wednesday will begin five straight days of dry and sunny conditions in the metro, with highs in the mid-80s to the lower 90s thro...

Jul 05 2017

India made Bhutan distort facts, says China

The spokesperson said the illegal trespass of Indian border troops had breached the convention signed between China and India and it was also against the basic principles...

Jul 02 2017

Djokovic hopes Eastbourne win can inspire Wimbledon success

Djokovic won the Qatar Open in January in his first event of 2017 but his only other final since was in Rome, where he lost to Alexander Zverev in straight sets in May. H...

Jul 01 2017

Novak Djokovic beats Medvedev to reach Eastbourne final

Compatriots Heather Watson , Laura Robson, Naomi Broady and Katie Boulter face Maryna Zanevska, Beatriz Haddad Maia, Irina-Camelia Begu and Christina McHale respectively...

Jun 29 2017

Yankees call up prospect Miguel Andujar

Now, their regular No. 2, 4 and 5 hitters are all on the DL, with Holliday joining Aaron Hicks (oblique) and Starlin Castro (hamstring) on the shelf. Tanaka (6-7) went ...

Jun 29 2017

Kris Bryant Exits Game vs. Nationals with Ankle Injury

And if that's the case, good for him, because trying to pinpoint where Harper will be two years from now is rather fruitless, anyway, especially with both the Nationals a...

Jun 28 2017

Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

Boucher said that it was "irritating" to see how the Proteas did not come out with intent while chasing the target after they finished well in the first innings restricti...

Jun 27 2017

Westbrook caps historic season with MVP award

Westbrook defeated fellow finalists James Harden of Houston and Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio to claim the season MVP award for the first time in ceremonies at NY. ...

Jun 27 2017

NBA draft draws second-largest audience on ESPN

It came in an Instagram post sponsored by a watch company. Reports have it that Mr. George is getting ready to move out of IN and join another team, foremost of which...

Jun 27 2017

Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

He is the first non-first-round pick to win the award in the common draft era. Mike D'Antoni of the Houston Rockets looks against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Th...

Jun 27 2017

Clippers' Chris Paul named to NBA All-Defensive First Team

On this year's All-Defensive Team ballot, Roberson, who started at small forward for the Thunder with the addition of Victor Oladipo into the starting lineup, was desig...

Jun 27 2017

Dixon spoils Penske party at Road America

Castroneves, who settled for his 13th podium finish since last winning in 2014 at Detroit, pulled ahead at the start while Newgarden passed Power to move into second. Mik...