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No. 1 Kerber rallies to hold off Rogers at Wimbledon

During that breakthrough season, Kerber won her first two major titles, at the Australian Open and the US Open. Rogers broke again at the start of the second set and raced into a 3-1 lead. The Spanish 14th seed took just over an hour to record a 6-2 6-2 win against Romanian Cirstea, who was Bethanie Mattek-Sands' second-round opponent when the American suffered her horrific knee injury .

Ajax youngster Nouri 'stable' after incident in Bremen friendly

The 20 year-old midfielder fell to the ground in the 73rd minute of the game and was promptly attended to by medical staff, who are reported to have performed CPR on the scene. In an update on Twitter , Ajax said Nouri is "stable, has a pulse and is asleep". "Thank you for all your messages of support". But it was with Jong Ajax where he truly shone in Netherlands' second-tier Eerste Divisie, scoring 10 goals and supplying 11 assists in 26 matches for Marcel Keizer's side.

Max Verstappen to leave Red Bull seeking Ferrari move

Ricciardo says the key lap time deficit is coming from a lack of stability and rear grip from the Pirelli tyres which means he can't maintain top speeds into corners compared to Ferrari and Mercedes which is letting them escape as opposed to the slower sections where Red Bull has looked more competitive.

IDFC, Shriram Group to explore merger possibilities

The merger is subject to approval from market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India, the Reserve Bank of India, the Competition Commission of India and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, he said. The merger will take about 12 months to be effective and 18 to 24 month for the entire integration to be completed, Lall told a packed news conference.

Aaron Judge obliterates Joe DiMaggio's Yankees rookie home run record

DiMaggio hit 29 home runs over 138 games in 1936, his first year in pinstripes, and went on to a Hall of Fame career. Judge has another 78 games he can potentially play in. "I wish all 30 were game winners", Judge said. His name is now atop DiMaggio's in the Yankees' record books. "It's been a fun first half so far". It's really incredible what he's done in the first half, " Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after his team's 9-4 loss to Milwaukee.

Sourav Ganguly turns 45: Here's how twitterati wished prince of Kolkata

Not just captaincy, Ganguly as a batsman made a huge mark and his trademark shots on the off-side and the voice of Geoffrey Boycott crowning him the "Prince of Kolkata" will forever be etched in the memories of cricketing fans. February 26, 2000 - After finishing as the highest run-scorer in his first ODI series as captain, Ganguly was named the full-time captain. India's most explosive opener Virendra Sehwag wroteWhatever success I could achieve in Test Cricket, I truly attribute it to ...

Former Edmonton Oilers enforcer Dave Semenko dies from cancer at age 59

He lifted the Stanley Cup in 1984 and '85. Oilers Entertainment Group issued a statement upon Semenko's death that read in part: "Dave will be remembered as a fierce competitor, loyal teammate, fan favourite and dear friend to so many". "Dave was the guy who made it fun, made it safe to go out and play with the big guys", Coffey said. Semenko's famed scrapping skills off the ice earned him a fight with a 41-year-old Ali in an exhibition bout on June 12, 1983 that was organized by Messier's ...

More join chorus of doubts over Wimbledon court safety

He said: "We got the call out and we had a look, we looked at the baselines and the areas they thought there was an issue". The French player lost to Alison Riske 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 and arrived into her press conference an ice pack on her knee, as she fell during the match.

Jigsaw: First Poster Released for the Next Saw Movie

The eighth installment in Lionsgate's horror film series is directed by brothers Peter and Michael Spierig ( Daybreakers , Predestination ), with a script penned by Sorority Row writers Josh Stolberg and Pete Goldfinger. Jigsaw stars Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett, Hannah Emily Anderson, Laura Vandervoot, Mandela Van Peebles, Paul Braunstein, Brittany Allen, and Josiah Black.

Prince Harry is the ultimate big kid at sports carnival

He will start his day at the family home of a five-year-old boy in the city as a group of volunteers transform his garden into an outside space he can access safely and enjoy with his siblings. Before he left, he high-fived each boy and said: "So you look after your mom and look after your brother". The Prince finished his day at Headingley Carnegie stadium, the home of Leeds Rhinos, where he watched and chatted to dozens of youngsters being introduced to rugby league.

Cardinals activate Fowler, option Martinez to Triple-A

They'd give me lead and I'd give it up and they'd give me another lead. One inning later, Jose Reyes clobbered a leadoff homer on a change-up down the middle to give the Mets a 2-0 advantage. Travis d'Arnaud singled in Reyes and deGrom scored on Curtis Granderson's double in the top of the fourth. Jed Gyorko had 79 hits, 34 runs, 12 homers and 42 RBI coming into this set, while Yadier Molina had 73 hits, 30 runs and 38 RBI.

'Teen Wolf' season 6B to introduce new hellhound

The official teaser for the final season of Teen Wolf highlights unforgettable moments from the series combined with footage from the very first promo for the show's first season. "Twin Peaks, ' 'Outlander, ' and 'Teen Wolf " are among the latest to be added to the Comic-Con lineup. They're also known to break news during panel, much like when they announced that the show is ending after six seasons in 2016.

Young tennis stars partying with Kyrgios

Lawrence Samways said his 18-year-old daughter had snuck out to meet Aussie Kyrgios at a Soho nightclub. Her father, Lawrence, says she has been grounded for her late night. The British junior player shared a paparazzi photo of her and Belovukovic on her Instagram page, but cut Kyrgios nearly entirely out of the shot.

Tickets still available for Gold Cup matches in Tampa

Panama enter the Gold Cup with a bit of confidence. Twelve CONCACAF Member Associations have qualified for this year's tournament. De la Torre brought a B-team to this Gold Cup, but it featured a half-dozen on the roster - Marco Fabian, Miguel Layun, Miguel Angel Ponce, Jonathan Orozco, Carlos Peña and Isaac Brizuela - who would make the team for the 2014 World Cup.

Cavs agree to 1-year deal with Jeff Green

The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed on a one-year, $2.3 million deal with free-agent forward Jeff Green , sources told ESPN.com on Friday. In 12 National Basketball Association seasons, Green has averaged 13.5 points and 4.7 rebounds in 705 career games.

UFC 213 Countdown: Romero vs Whittaker; Nunes vs Shevchenko II

The 36-year-old has been threatening a comeback for the bones of two years now. We can take that with a grain of salt, of course, and it's clear Bisping is holding out to not only get his knee healed up, but also to hang on to that elusive monster payday that comes with fighting St-Pierre in his return bout.

Hoffman pitches Rockies over Reds

The Colorado Rockies pitcher sure didn't look like a pitcher Wednesday night, smacking a 467-foot home run to dead center field against Reds righthander Scott Feldman . The Rockies still have a 6 1/2-game lead over the Cubs for the second NL wild-card spot. Colorado (50-38) lost for the 12th time in the last 15 games.

Blue Jays activate RHP Sanchez to start Friday

The Blue Jays - winners of three straight for the first time since May - are now 40-45 and tied for last in the American League East with the Baltimore Orioles. He will be facing the Toronto Blue Jays for the first time in his career in the second contest of a four-game series at the Rogers Centre. "I was actually going home on Sunday, so to change the plans and go to the All-Star Game, it's pretty fun", Osuna said.

Raptors Summer League Roster and Schedule

GOLF - LPGA Tour, Thornberry Creek Classic, second round, at Oneida, Wis., 6 p.m. He'll continue to do so in Las Vegas. Gibbs is the fourth Wildcat in the last five years to sign with a National Basketball Association summer league team - Jake Cohen (Phoenix Suns - 2013), De'Mon Brooks (Charlotte Hornets - 2014) and Tyler Kalinoski (Miami Heat - 2015).

Barrett drops 27, Canada advances to U19 World Cup semis

U.S. trailed 37-35 in the third quarter before going on a 24-4 run to settle the issue. Live streaming on FIBA's official channel and on FIBA's YouTube channel has been disabled in the US, starting with Friday's quarterfinals, so you can only watch Saturday's semifinals and Sunday's medal games on ESPN3.com and on the ESPN app .

TUF 25 Finale: Johnson vs. Gaethje Results

From Kevin Lee, Edson Barbosa to even Tony Ferguson, Gaethje will surely be in line for an even bigger fight following the victory over Johnson. Gaethje and Johnson hit their numbers in a shade less than two. An All-American wrestler, Gaethje dumped Johnson onto the canvas with a punch, but backed off and forced Johnson to stand. Gaethje goes back to attacking Johnson with some leg kicks, Johnson catches Gaethje with a step in knee strike.

Yankees' Tyler Clippard blows it in loss to Brewers

Choi walked and Santana misjudged Romine's fly to give the Yankees runners at second and third for Wade. At least the crowd got to see history, as Judge's leadoff homer in the fifth was his 30th of the year, surpassing Joe DiMaggio's franchise rookie single-season home run mark set in 1936.

Morata to 'keep fighting' in wake of Lukaku's nearing United move

Manchester United's frustration with Real Madrid over their stubborn Alvaro Morata stance and bad blood over previous deals led to their £75 million move for Everton's Romelu Lukaku . Morata would also prove a cheaper acquisition for United, as Lukaku is set to cost a world-record fee. Lukaku's agent Mino Raiola has sealed several big money deal with United in the previous year and the player is now holidaying with his friend Paul Pogba , who will doubtless be giving him the full ...

Soros-Funded Women's March Organize Unhinged Protest Against NRA

National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch is on the offensive against Women's March organizers who will protest outside the gun rights group's headquarters. "However, your recent actions by the NRA demonstrate not only a complete disregard for the lives of Black and brown people in America - your fellow citizens - but appear to be a direct endorsement of violence against these citizens exercising their constitutional right to protest".

Raymond Felton Agrees To Deal With Thunder

He posted a.475 effective field goal percentage and his nERD of -3.4 ranked 432nd. Felton should fill the backup point guard role behind reigning MVP Russell Westbrook . The Felton deal takes them even further over the luxury tax line of $119.3 million. Oklahoma City's production dipped dramatically when Westbrook went to the bench last season.

Arsenal increase offer to £40m for Tottenham target Thomas Lemar of Monaco

Lacazette has become Arsene Wenger's second summer signing after the capture of free agent Sead Kolasinac, who was out of contract after his deal with Schalke expired. Today's big news is that Arsenal have now upped their bid for Lemar to €45 million. The Gunners are now way off reaching the French side's asking price and have kicked off negotiations with a £30m bid.

Crawford now an unrestricted free agent after Atlanta buyout

Crawford didn't want to be part of a full rebuild at age 37. Crawford was apart of the three-team Danilo Gallinari trade and after not being mentioned by the Hawks after being acquired, this move was assumed. However, he did not play a game with the Cavaliers as he was traded to the Chicago Bulls where he played four seasons before moving to the New York Knicks.

NASCAR Kentucky 2017 qualifying results: Kyle Busch wins Quaker State 400 pole

All-day showers pushed back the start by more than three hours before Bell endured several issues, including the spin while being squeezed in a three-wide run and being involved in a multi-truck incident caused by Ben Rhodes' spin on Lap 41.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Given Buy Rating at Deutsche Bank AG

Using these same guidelines, the signal for last week stands at 96% Buy, and 24% Sell for the previous trading session. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -6.03 percent and 34.15 percent respectively. Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.43, from 0.98 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 31 investors sold MGM Resorts International shares while 121 reduced holdings.

Defender in Liverpool contract talks months after signing current deal

It is understood from the Times that Liverpool have presented him with an offer which will extend his current contract by a further year and "is likely to result in improved personal terms". "They play such an important part in guiding the players to the stage where their opportunity with the first-team set-up comes". However, according to the Times , Liverpool are ready to hand him a further extension, as he looks to challenge Nathaniel Clyne for the starting spot at right back next ...

Arsenal transfer target Riyad Mahrez furious with Leicester City

You couldn't have not seen it coming. Craig Shakespeare has confirmed Leicester have not received a bid for Riyad Mahrez and he expects the player to remain "fully committed" to the club. I feel vast pride to have been a part of what we have achieved during my time at the club, culminating in becoming Premier League champions. The article states that Leicester City are "braced" for an approach from Arsenal for Mahrez, but that no official approach has yet been made by the ...

Matt Kenseth does not expect to return to Joe Gibbs Racing

You know really trying to get back to victory lane. He instead acknowledged Kenseth was squeezed out by the numbers game at JGR, where the team only has four teams but five capable drivers. Since the introduction of the Playoffs - a format formulated after Kenseth blew the Cup field away points-wise despite one win in the 2003 season - he has qualified for all but one post-season berth.

Juan Carlos Osorio Suspended 6 Matches for Insulting Officials

Osorio was suspended for using "insulting words toward the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude toward them" when Mexico weren't awarded a penalty during the match against Portugal , an incident that saw him thrown out from the game.

Man is bitten by alligator while diving for golf balls

A man was hospitalized after being bitten by an alligator Friday, Charlotte County Fire and EMS reports. He was able to free himself and get to land, where he called 911.

Nets, Lakers among top teams who could sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

But they signed guard Langston Galloway to a three-year, $21 million contract and acquired Bradley, one of the top two-way guards in the National Basketball Association, from the Boston Celtics for forward Marcus Morris. Once labeled the top priority this off-season, Caldwell-Pope finds himself being replaced before he even gets offered a contract. The Wizards are expected to re-sign Porter.