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Federer makes more history at Wimbledon

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The Centre Court crowd had already seen second seed Djokovic progress after a calf injury saw Martin Klizan pull out at 6-2 2-0 down on 40 minutes. "I feel holding a trophy or, you know, doing well, it doesn't satisfy me anymore", Tomic said. Read More »

Ricky Rubio joins Jazz brass in Gordon Hayward meeting

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For what it's worth, the Jazz made a a "very strong impression" during their meeting with Hayward . Tuesday will be the one-year anniversary of Kevin Durant's decision to join the Golden State Warriors , which dramatically shook the landscape of the National Basketball Association and contributed to the Warriors winning their second title in three years. Read More »

Florian Lejeune has now passed Newcastle United medical, announcement imminent — Marca

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The Paris-born centre-back was snapped up by Manchester City in 2015, but was sent straight on loan to Spanish side Girona , from where he joined Eibar just a year later. Lejeune said: "I'm very happy to have signed. Since I've been in touch with the manager, it was an easy decision for me to come here ". Fans have been alarmed to read headlines in the last week or so suggesting that the Spaniard could walk away from the club in frustration at the relative lack of success in the ... Read More »

Pakistan fast bowler Kainat Imtiaz's picture with Jhulan Goswami warms hearts

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Kainat shared with her fans on Instagram that in 2005, she saw Jhulan Goswami and "the Indian team for the first time as the Asia Cup was held in Pakistan". I saw @jhulangoswami . The fastest bowler of that time. Kainat, who is one of the most exciting young all-rounders in women's cricket, is a huge admirer of Indian cricketer Jhulan Goswami. Read More »

Alexander Radulov bolts Montreal for 5-year deal with Stars

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That is why I am also confident of being able to bounce back and play at the same level as before. Rosters were cut from 34 per league to 32 under the new labour deal, and online voting determines the last spot on each roster. Trade market July has become a popular time for significant trades because teams have more cap space to maneuver than at the deadline. His scoring production has certainly faded a little and he's injury prone: two reasons that teams had to be careful about ... Read More »

Sevilla confirm deal agreed for Vicente Iborra to join Leicester City

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In a statement, Sevilla confirmed the deal and invited Iborra, who began his career at Levante, to hold a farewell ceremony with the club's supporters. Once a deal is concluded, Iborra will be allowed to return to Sevilla to bid a public farewell to fans. In recent seasons, he has been used in a more attacking role by both Unai Emery and Jorge Sampaoli and has scored 30 goals in 172 games. Read More »

Captain, Leader, Legend: 'Playing against Chelsea just doesn't sit right with me'

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The former England centre-back finalised his move to Villa Park on Monday after leaving Chelsea on a free transfer, signing a one-year deal after spending the previous 22 seasons in west London . "So I think you need to go out and do your work and make your mistakes that no one sees, so that when you do go in, you're kind of ready". When rumours of Terry moving to Villa Park were floating around, Guy Higgins made a bold declaration that if Bruce's side were to pull off the signing he ... Read More »

Durant takes pay cut with Warriors, what's next for the champs?

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Durant was due to receive over $27.7 million for the 2017-18 season, but was eligible for a bump that could have paid him a maximum of $34.65 million. Kevin Durant was drawn to the Warriors largely by the unselfishness he witnessed. It was ultimately the responsibility of Joe Lacob and Peter Guber to pay up to keep a once-in-a-generation team together. Read More »

Boston's top pick Tatum outplays No. 1 pick Fultz

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The bucket put the Celtics up 89-88 in the game's final seconds and helped Tatum edge Fultz in their first of what will surely be many battles throughout their career. Fultz also had three blocks along with two rebounds, an assist, and a steal. "This pro-like approach, doesn't get rattled, doesn't show a lot of emotions". Read More »

Alexis Ohanian: Serena Williams will be an 'awesome mom'

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Well, tried to speak about it. She said: "It just doesn't seem real". For me, I'd probably say that Angelique Kerber is the favourite but it's also plausible for Britain to dream of a victor in the ladies' singles, too. I think she misses me", she told reporters. "I don't think you can change what you deeply are". "You don't know what to do", he said. "You don't know what to do". Read More »

Boris Johnson joins call to end 1% public-sector pay cap

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He said that pay review recommendations for other workers, including teachers and senior civil servants, would only apply to the financial year beginning in April 2018. He said there had to be a "grown-up" debate about how to meet demands for improved public services, arguing that increasing economic growth or broad-based tax increases were the only ways to fund them. Read More »

Record-Breaking Alex Hales Leads Nottinghamshire to Royal London Cup Title Win

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But a modest Hales said of his mammoth effort: "It's definitely up there, maybe not number one, I don't know, but in terms of what it means to the club and the occasion, it probably does rank it close to the top". Jake Ball has been ruled out of 1st Test against South Africa. "It's brilliant, what a day". I was blown away by what a day it is. It's a big moment in your career. Read More »

Tiger Woods says he completed 'intensive program'

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He thanked people for their support. "I recently completed an out of state private intensive program ", he posted on Twitter. Woods attributed the arrest to an "unexpected reaction" to pain medications. He has not played competitive golf since he withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic after Round 1 in February. The golfer has undergone countless surgeries over the years to try to continue his playing career, including a recent spinal fusion surgery. Read More »

Stanton to defend, Judge hopes to rule Home Run Derby

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Judge now leads the major leagues with 27 home runs on the year. The incredibly exciting event that is the MLB Home Run Derby is here once again. Going by weighted on-base average (wOBA), the only catchers (min. Stanton, who before Judge arrived had already established a reputation for smashing majestic, tape-measure drives beyond outfield walls, has 21 roundtrippers this season and had already announced his participation. Read More »

Wimbledon results 2017: Stan Wawrinka upset in opening round

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French Open champion Rafael Nadal also raced to a straight sets win over Australia John Millman but 20th seed Nick Kyrgios failed to reach the second round after retiring with a hip injury. I have no words to describe this. Wawrinka is not Obviously happy with his performance and, affected by a knee injury, he said: 'I wasn't feeling the way I wanted to feel but I played against a great player. Read More »

Hip injury forces Australian Kyrgios to retire from Wimbledon

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Tennis legend John Newcombe said the injury was clearly limiting Kyrgios and that he was surprised the Australian continued for two sets, given the amount of pain he was clearly in. "I kind of knew I was in trouble", said the 20th seed Kyrgios in his post-match presser. Just when it seemed like Nick Kyrgios' mind might have been morphing into adulthood, his body let him down. Read More »

Marshawn Lynch's appearance in soccer match goes as you'd expect

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He seems less interested in futbol, at least based on his brief appearance at a charity soccer game over the weekend. Lynch appeared in a charity game organized by former Sounder Steve Zakuani , and it was sublime. Marshawn Lynch's return to Seattle on Sunday was all we could have ever hoped for and more. The referee, however, wasn't amused by Lynch's ball handling skills and issued him a red card and exit from the match. Read More »

Du Plessis remains doubtful for Lord's test

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Du Plessis returned home for the birth of his first child following South Africa's exit from the ICC Champions Trophy two weeks ago. South Africa have been dealt a big blow before the start of their first Test match against England at Lord's on Thursday. Read More »

Duchess Kate attends opening day of Wimbledon

Belgian court star Kim Clijsters was glad to chat with the Duchess of Cambridge , and Martina Navratilova has shared his opinion regarding players on the current tournament as well. This year the tennis tournament takes place from July 3 - July 16 2017. "I wrote to him [Murray] afterwards saying sorry for not being there". The tour is being called a " Brexit royal charm offensive" as the United Kingdom negotiates its exit from the European Union. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony Open To Waiving No-Trade Clause For Rockets, Cavs

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Anthony previously tried to engage the Knicks in buyout talks while Phil Jackson was the team president, but Jackson was not open to that. There have been rumors about Carmelo potentially playing in Cleveland for months now, and Houston has reportedly reached out to the Knicks in recent days about making a deal for Carmelo. Read More »

Former teacher Jeff Horn stuns Manny Pacquiao in great boxing upset

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The 38-year-old Philippines senator arrived in Brisbane a week ahead of the fight with a chartered plane carrying more than a hundred supporters and as the hot favorite to beat Horn. I don't know if it was deliberate or not [that he didn't take away any points]. Pacquiao said he would "absolutely" return for a contracted rematch against Horn. Read More »

Portugal beat Mexico 2-1 to claim bronze in Confederation Cup

Veteran defender Pepe returned to the team after missing the Chile clash through suspension, while Zenit St Petersburg centre-back Neto makes his first appearance of the tournament. Rafael Marquez brought down Andre Silva from behind, and though the referee did not award the penalty initially, the incident was referred to the VARs who decided it was a penalty. Read More »

Dr Tony Xia effectively confirms deal for John Terry

He'll reportedly earn £60,000 per week with the potential for bonuses on top of that. Villa finished 13th in the second tier in 2016/17 and will be hopeful of a better display, possibly even a promotion push, in what will now be Bruce's first full season in charge after replacing Terry's ex-Chelsea team-mate and later manager, Roberto Di Matteo, last October. Read More »

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer starts favourite, open court for others

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His first title in London came in 2004, when potential third round opponent Alexander Zverev, of Germany, was just 7-years-old. The 2011 and 2014 champion has always been a popular figure at the All England Club. Asked whether his wife's pregnancy would be "added stress", he said: "No, I wouldn't have thought so". "I want to be nervous and want to feel the pressure at these events". Read More »

Paul Millsap leaving Hawks to join Denver Nuggets

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Seeing the Nuggets' offense flow is going to be poetry in motion. What's left among the big ticket items for Denver to buy? We've already seen some statistical indication of Millsap's decline-rebounding rate, shooting percentages, etc. The Phoenix Suns , Minnesota Timberwolves , and Sacramento Kings were all interested, but balked in the end due to the salary demands. Of course, it's on defense where Millsap matters even more, though. Read More »

Canadiens sign Carey Price to eight-year contract extension

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As a result, Price's contract extension will range from the 2018-19 season to the 2025-26 campaign. Canadiens sign goaltender Carey Price to an eight-year contract extension. He has played his entire 10-year career with Montreal. Price's pending $10.5 million cap hit will not only top the goalie market, but temporarily match Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks for highest in the game. Read More »

Eighth win in a row for Marquez at Sachsenring

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Behind the Repsol Honda rider and Folger, Dani Pedrosa finished third after a lonely race, crossing the line nearly three seconds ahead of Maverick Vinales on the Movistar Yamaha , who worked his way through the field after starting from 11th place. Read More »

Nene's deal with Rockets nullified by NBA age rule

He averaged 10 points per game in the playoffs including a 28-point effort in game 4 of the Rockets series against Oklahoma City. Zhou Qi was a second round pick of the Rockets from the 2016 NBA draft. Johnson has been a valuable bench player for the Celtics, but with them bringing over other big men he was expendable. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . Read More »

Konta feeling good for Wimbledon

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I've been playing well since the beginning of the season, so let's see'. I feel awful saying that, but everyone who's reached No. 1, they haven't carried on the momentum, and they haven't stepped up and really embraced that position of leadership on and off the court. Read More »

Britain to quit shared fishing waters convention

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The existing agreement permits vessels from Germany, France, Ireland and elsewhere to operate between six and 12 nautical miles from the British mainland. Ben Stafford, head of campaigns at World Wildlife Funds, said achieving sustainable fishing was about "much more than which country fishes where". The UK is pulling out of the 1964 London Fisheries Convention. Read More »