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Murray to face Thompson at Queen's after Bedene withdrawal

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Thompson , ranked 90th in the world , was only entered into the main draw at Queen's four hours before after Aljaz Bedene withdrew injured, but the Australian played the match of his life to win 7-6 (7/4) 6-2. Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic , both ranked inside the world's top six, also suffered early exits, leaving the tournament bereft of its top three seeds after only two days. Read More »

Mourinho accused of €3.3m Spanish tax fraud

Perez's latest four-year term has started as many of his previous ones have - with frenzied transfer speculation about which big-name players might arrive at the club and, perhaps more crucially in this instance as Ronaldo's future dominates the headlines, who might end up leaving. Read More »

Paul George committed to playing for Pacers in 2017-18

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The Lakers could decide to wait and pursue George when he becomes a free agent, but that comes at a risk. That explains Johnson's optimism about next summer. Paul George of the Indiana Pacers speaks during the post-game press conference after the game versus the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2017. Read More »

Rizzo speaks with MLB; no discipline for plate collision

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Gerrit Cole (4-6, 4.54) will try to build off his last outings, a seven-inning effort that snapped a streak of four straight appearances of five innings or less. Jon Lester gave up two runs on five hits while striking out seven over six innings work, not factoring in the decision. ANGELS 8, YANKEES 3: Cameron Maybin hit a tie-breaking home run off struggling reliever Tyler Clippard to spark a three-run seventh inning, and Los Angeles beat NY to extend the Yankees' losing streak to ... Read More »

Bear kills 16-year-old runner during race in Alaska

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According to a race official on Monday, Cooper was running in the 1.5 mile Bird Ridge Junior Division race of the 29th Annual Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb race when he found himself lost after leaving the main trail. Employees of the underground mine shot and killed the black bear. Instead, the bear ran away. He said that he yelled "Bear!" a few times to warn the other searchers. Read More »

Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez calls Cristiano Ronaldo situation 'strange'

The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he made from image rights. Right now he is a Madrid player. He also confirmed that Ronaldo's contact was ring-fenced by a one billion euro release clause. Ronaldo joined Real from Manchester United in 2009 for a then world record fee of 96 million euros and is their all-time top scorer with 404 goals in 394 games. Read More »

Aaron Judge invited to All-Star Home Derby — APNewsBreak

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Stanton's 18 homers this season don't measure up to Judge's, but you can be sure everybody at the Derby will remember the show he put on previous year. "Players, you want them to go enjoy the All-Star Game because it's something they've earned". Judge will likely be in Miami for All-Star weekend anyway as he now leads AL players with 2.6 million votes in balloting for starters for the All-Star Game. Read More »

"I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

Right now he is a Madrid player. "Obviously, something has happened, something has affected him, his credibility". Even so, Perez said he was convinced Ronaldo would stay and affirmed that his Real contract was protected by a one-billion-euro release clause. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Interested In Paul George Even As A Rental

The lack of resolution in Griffin's situation with the National Basketball Association draft just four days away and free agency commencing in 16 days is starting to cause some unrest within the ranks in Cleveland. On the other hand, the Lakers' patience may not become a virtue. Feasibly, the Celtics could sign George this year and add another star this summer, which could make George want to sign long term. Read More »

British hope Konta will try to stay in 'bubble' for Wimbledon

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Konta was one of the first players the LTA committed into its summer schedule, now that the grass court season has fully established its extra week. Konta was attempting to become the first British Nottingham victor in 36 years. Konta did take 28th seed Christina McHale to 10-8 in the deciding set on that debut appearance and coming up against seeded players has been a regular problem, with the British No.1 drawn against fourth seed Maria Sharapova in 2015. Read More »

Fresh-faced Germans made to sweat in 3-2 win over Australia

Julian Draxler restored Germany's lead from the penalty spot just before the break before Leon Goretzka put the World Cup holders 3-1 up. In the second half Joshua Kimmich flawless pass brought on the strike Goretzka and teammate Yevhen Konoplyanka at Schalke from a lethal position has not missed. Read More »

Transfer Rumour: Alvaro Morata agrees to Manchester United switch

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And just days after saying Morata would leave Madrid if his demands for more playing time are not met, agent Juanma Lopez confirmed that he has seen an offer from Old Trafford. Manchester United have been given a glimmer of hope in their pursuit of striker Alvaro Morata . As Morata explained, the upcoming season is one leading up to a World Cup, and moving to a club in a new league, like the Premier League , is a gamble. Read More »

Jimmy Butler Reportedly Informs Cavs He Wants To Remain With Bulls

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Chicago's front office has a very poor track record lately on the trading block. In conclusion, Butler would be sent to Cleveland , so the Cavaliers would basically do a Love-for-Butler trade in a more complicated way. Johnson adds that the Suns could be the third team in a Chicago-Cleveland trade for Butler . As one league executive texted last night, "It's either Boston or Cleveland but he's going ". Read More »

Former Notre Dame QB Zaire transferring to Florida

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Zaire took to Instagram Tuesday afternoon announcing his decision to join the Gators. "Official, I couldn't be happier to be a part of something special!" Florida officials say they could not confirm Zaire's signing until he's enrolled in and attends class. Read More »

Clippers gauge interest in DeAndre Jordan trade, sources say

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Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) drives against Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. Jordan is set to be paid $22.6 million this coming season and has a player option the following year that would net him $24.1 million. Of if the team is able to re-sign CP3 and Griffin, they could pursue LeBron James or Paul George in free agency, thus making Jordan expendable. Read More »

I'm more Nigerian than Joshua - Fury

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Joshua got off the floor to stop Klitschko in a heavyweight epic at Wembley Stadium in April and is waiting to hear if the 41-year-old former world champion fancies another crack. "His stock didn't rise". Fury made a string of offensive comments on social media and in an interview with the Daily Mail in 2015. "We [will] see who is boring when you face me!" 'Big useless dosser, what you are. Read More »

Lions shine in Chiefs victory

The British and Irish Lions routinely sweep their facilities at the team's hotels for listening devices to prevent team secrets getting out before the test series against the All Blacks . It was a potential banana-skin for Lions coach Warren Gatland in his home town of Hamilton, which has proved a graveyard for worldwide teams in the past. Read More »

Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

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He is the most successful sailor in Olympic history, having won four gold medals and a silver. "These boats are pretty aero, so there wasn't really much there. Artemis had been almost flawless in Race 2, leading wire-to-wire and staying on its hydrofoils the whole way. But following some scintillating racing against the Kiwis over the past two days, Ainslie said he was feeling positive for the future. Read More »

Ronaldo Focused On Russia Clash, Says Portugal's Coach

The four-time world player of the year has protested his innocence and has threatened to leave Real over the matter. Javier Hernandez then equalised, only for Cedric to restore Portugal's lead late on before Mexico equalised with a header by Hector Moreno from the final corner. Read More »

Pakistan players dominate ICC Team of the Tournament

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Hopefully, this win, everyone will remember not [just] today or tomorrow, but for a very long time.When we arrived here, we were ranked 8th, and now, we are the champions. Pakistan's victory by 180 runs on Sunday has sparked widespread celebrations in the country, where cricket is the number one sport. "First of all I would like to thank God, I think this is a big victory for the whole Pakistani public", he told reporters". Read More »

Phillies Designate Jeanmar Gomez, Michael Saunders For Assignment

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But Saunders had been benched and was 3 for 31 in June. Milner posted a 2.60 ERA with 27 strikeouts and four walks over 27.2 innings this season, while Perkins hit.298 with a.864 OPS before being promoted. The Phillies open a series with St. Louis at home tonight. Overall, he's carrying a disappointing 4.81 ERA with a 65/30 K/BB ratio in 76 2/3 innings. Read More »

Extreme Heat Leads to Flight Cancellations

The Arizona city has not reportedly experienced such drastically high temperatures for at least two decades. Records were smashed across Arizona . On Sunday, the Weather Service said the mercury reached 92 degrees at Pulliam Airport, tying the record high for the date set in 1940. "We hose them off and they roll in the dirt, and they can cool off with dirt on". Read More »