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Wimbledon to play on middle Sunday for 4th time in history

While it would be unsafe to dismiss Djokovic's chances of emulating Australian Laver's 1969 Grand Slam, the clock is ticking and he knows the ...

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Serena's Wimbledon prize worth US$380000 less after Brexit

Margaret Court's pre-Open Era mark of 24 Grand Slam titles, set entirely before Williams' lifetime, has enough asterisks attached to it to reaso...

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Royals lead AL to all-star game victory

The Kansas City Royals never truly get the respect they deserve, virtually overlooked by everyone outside America's heartland, but, oh, they sur...

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Five Advance Thursday at U.S. Olympic Trials

Normally, the top three finishers in an event would qualify. Because of this, it often gets overlooked. After earning a spot in the Rio Games by...

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Salary-cap projection for 2017-18 season to be lower than expected

If the Warriors can do that with Durant, all the hate in the world isn't going to be able to get to them. That challenge was just projected to b...

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2 more withdrawals from Olympics on eve of British Open

But he enters the 2016 Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland with some indifferent form under his belt, the gains made by a T18 resul...

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Andy Murray celebrates his Wimbledon triumph back on Centre Court

Murray's primary goal moving forward will be to win more slam titles and, having reached three successive finals, he is hoping to keep his good...

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Massaro slams McIlroy's Olympic Games comments

I got into golf to win championships and win major championships. Speaking at a news conference before this week's Open Championship in Scotla...

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Griezmann named Euro 2016 Player of the Tournament

Portugal secured a 1-0 win against favourites France through Eder's stunning extra-time strike in Paris . Writing on Instagram , she said...

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American League wins MLB All-Star game, 4-2

The duo also drove in all of the American League's runs. The decision was made because four consecutive All-Star Games are scheduled to be playe...

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Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel to have knee surgery Monday

Swihart has been sidelined since June 5 with a badly sprained left ankle. "Honestly, I was hoping he was OK". This marks Kimbrel's first stint...

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Heyman: Kris Bryant not the traditional Las Vegas-type

The 4-2 A.L. win means that if the Cubs do make it as far as the World Series , they'll have to play Game 1 on the road, even if they have the...

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Kittel snatches stage four from Coquard

As on Saturday, when he claimed the yellow jersey for the first time in his career with his sprint victory at Utah Beach, he scooped up his chil...

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Cameron an Ambitious Leader Defined by EU Referendum Defeat

Both women are renowned for their firmness, pragmatism and discipline. However, no major country has ever left the bloc before so it is not enti...

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Man United Have Competition for Paul Pogba, Says Agent

Jose Mourinho, the United manager, is keen to avoid a situation where the club's pursuit of Pogba drags on until late in the transfer window giv...

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Stanton unseats Frazier to win Home Run Derby with record total

The powerhouse Stanton recounted watching the Derby as a kid and seeing the likes of Sammy Sosa , Mark McGwire , and Ken Griffey Jr . make th...

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Rosberg drops to third after radio rules breach

Lewis Hamilton left his home track at Silverstone with more than just his fourth British Grand Prix victory. The win was Hamilton's fourth...

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Dustin will be tough to beat, says world No 1 Day

Before I go any further with this, let me say I wish all of the golfers who have turned down berths in the Summer Olympics were going to the G...

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Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram played like the rookies they are

Nance turned the game around with a few dunks that brought the largely Lakers crowd to their feet. The 76ers have been at the bottom of the Na...

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Contador out of Olympic road race

Contador abandoned halfway through the stage with a fever. "I couldn't continue. This morning I was feverish", said Contador after Sunday's...

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I'll watch Olympics, but not golf: McIlroy

There's not a whole lot of learning to do of the golf course. "I was pretty sure all along I wanted to go play unless the threat would have go...

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Nick Saban: No suspensions for Robinson, Jones

They were charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession and illegally carrying a firearm in the presence of narcotics. If you thought Nick Sa...

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One Direction earn £85m but Taylor Swift tops celebrity rich list

USA Today also reports that Taylor Swift's ex-boyfriend, Calvin Harris also made the list at 21st place with $63 million. Notably, Swift ...

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Jordan Spieth cites health concerns for pulling out of Olympics

There's not a whole lot of learning to do of the golf course. "This is a very selfish decision and I get that". Jason Day, Dustin Johnson an...

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Tesla defends itself to feds

The US Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday that it was investigating why the company took until 30 June to publicly disclose the...

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