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Sport Roger Federer claims ninth Halle title
Author: 0 Roger Federer claims ninth Halle title

This will be the second meeting between Federer and Zverev in the Halle Open after the latter triumphed in a 7-6, 5-7, 6-3 semi-final win. However, the Swiss ace will have to get past the talented Zverev. The 35-year-old broke in the opening game of the match to establish his control and did not offer a reprieve as he dominated from start to finish. The Russian then missed two set points before Federer took it to the tiebreaker.

Author: 0 Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

The Golden Knights were required to take at least one player from each team and a minimum of 14 forwards, nine defensemen and three goaltenders in the expansion draft. New York Islanders: Vegas General Manager George McPhee made a decision to pay back his old boss in New York's Garth Snow by fleecing him. The wait is over, and the Vegas Golden Knights have finally picked their roster through the most intense expansion draft in National Hockey League history.

Sport Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title
Author: 0 Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

The long-hitting Florida native travelled far and wide, from Kazakhstan to Kenya and mainland Europe, cramming into bed and breakfast rooms with fellow players, spending some nights sleeping in cars, and learning about life and how to win. "You know, walking up to the golf ball, I felt like every shot I was going to hit was going to be really good. Not many people get the chance to play a major or even a tournament where they've grown up so it's special for me".

Sport All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze
Author: 0 All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

McPhee wasn't prepared to discuss individual players when specifically asked about Fleury, but noted there were no surprises based on the numerous mock drafts the Golden Knights conducted over the past few months. The release of the teams protected lists kicks off a busy two-week stretch for the National Hockey League. The Canes protected goalie Scott Darling, forwards Jordan Staal, Jeff Skinner, Victor Rask, Elias Lindholm, Teuvo Teravainen, Brock McGinn and Phil Di Giuseppe; and ...

Author: 0 Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

Canes general manager Ron Francis said Friday that he has had conversations with McPhee, although noting, "Probably not as much as other teams have had". Anaheim wants to keep defensemen Sami Vatanen and Josh Manson , Columbus wants to keep goalie Joonas Korpisalo , forward Josh Anderson , and defenseman Jack Johnson , and NY wants to keep forwards Josh Bailey and Casey Cizikas .

Sport Aussie Jockey Michelle Payne Stood Down After Positive Drug Test
Author: 0 Aussie Jockey Michelle Payne Stood Down After Positive Drug Test

Phentermine is used as an appetite suppressant. Michelle made history for women when she became the first female rider to win the Melbourne Cup , our country's most prestigious race. Dual-licensed Payne had two rides at the meeting in question, both on gallopers she also trains. Payne guided Kaspersky to fifth place in the Queen Anne Stakes last Tuesday, barely a week after providing the sample in question at the Swan Hill Cup meeting in Victoria.

Author: 0 Triple-double specialist Westbrook wins first NBA MVP award

Last month, Westbrook , Harden and Leonard were shortlisted as the three candidates to win MVP . Taylor Swift delivered a congratulatory message following the announcement that Russell Westbrook was earning the NBA MVP award. Among the newcomers were awarded the defender of Milwaukee Malcolm Brogdon. The guard won the first award Monday night during the first NBA Awards show that was hosted by Drake.

Sport 'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House
Author: 0 'Hell, nah!': High profile National Basketball Association champions oppose visiting Trump in White House

Following Golden State's 2015 National Basketball Association championship, the team visited the White House in February 2016, when former president Barack Obama, an occasional golfing partner of Curry's , was still in office. "Maybe he doesn't (invite us) and we don't go, or we don't say anything and make a big deal of it and he doesn't make a big deal of it and we go our separate ways", Iguodala told USA Today when asked of a potential White House visit.

Author: 0 Anand Mahindra to gift TUV300 to Kidambi Srikanth

In April, B Sai Praneeth won in Singapore, getting the better of Srikanth. It will be Srikanth's third straight Superseries semi-final, a turnaround from his modest form of last season. Celebrities like Prime Miniter Narendra Modi , India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar , sports minister Vijay Goel took to their official Twitter handle to praised the shuttler.

Sport Wimbledon seedings: Murray top with Djokovic, Federer and Nadal chasing
Author: 0 Wimbledon seedings: Murray top with Djokovic, Federer and Nadal chasing

Spaniard Rafa Nadal, who won a 10th French Open last month, is second in the ATP rankings but will be seeded fourth at Wimbledon after a mediocre record there in recent years. That run defied logic as Federer had spent the last six months of 2016 on the sidelines recuperating from a knee injury that had required surgery earlier in the season.

Author: 0 America's Cup Is a Great Sport Again Because We Just Won It

Team New Zealand skipper Glenn Ashby gave heartfelt thanks to the people of Bermuda, telling the crowd: “Weve met some fantastic people along the way here — thank you so much for having us.”. His helm Burling, who won Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro a year ago in the 49er skiff class with fellow crew member Blair Tuke, has exuded a disarming calm on and off the water and has now won himself a place in yachting history .

Sport Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited
Author: 0 Boston Celtics Make Trade Of No.1 Pick Official, Ainge Excited

The Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge said that "he feels the player they would have selected No. 1 will still be on the board at No. 1 prospect in the NBA Draft. "History suggests that No. 1 has the greatest odds of producing franchise-level talent and we are confident that this year's draft class has that very potential".

Sport Megan Anderson Out of Women's Featherweight Title Fight at UFC 214
Author: 0 Megan Anderson Out of Women's Featherweight Title Fight at UFC 214

Evinger had originally been scheduled to face Helena "Pretty" Kolesnyk as the main event for Invicta FC 24, they are now searching for her replacement. De Randamie refused to fight Cyborg which prompted the UFC to draft in Anderson from Invicta. "Cyborg" had already seemingly thrown a jab Anderson's way on Twitter on Tuesday, linking the news of the opponent change to footage that she posted of her training with Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields.

Sport Everton agree £7m deal to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen
Author: 0 Everton agree £7m deal to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian side Eupen

He's understood to have had a medical with Everton on Monday. West Ham fans are now concerned about completing deals for major targets after seeing the club's unfulfilled interest in the young attacker. The Malaga striker is now on global duty with Spain at the European under-21 Championships in Poland which has held up his Blues unveiling. Having smashed their club transfer record to sign £30million goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and followed up with the addition of £25million Davy ...

Sport Bayern Munich lower valuation for Manchester United target Renato Sanches
Author: 0 Bayern Munich lower valuation for Manchester United target Renato Sanches

Manchester United have recently been linked with the Poland global, revered as one of the finest forwards in European football, but his agent has not given the Premier League side much encouragement in their pursuit of the 28-year-old. There are no talks with other clubs, and there will not be. 'However, I've got used to always being the one to blame when it concerns Lewandowski. Manchester United and Chelsea were then reported to have held preliminary talks with Lewandowski, prompting ...

Sport Australia power to victory over West Indies
Author: 0 Australia power to victory over West Indies

But Australia skipper Meg Lanning objected, and match referee David Dukes ruled that, under ICC regulations, Taylor's initial decision must be enforced. The West Indies started steadily as they reached 157 for four only for their middle order to collapse. "I think preparations should be nothing out of the norm, we'll try and focus on our game", she said.

Sport Horror bungee disaster that killed teen caused by 'poor English'
Author: 0 Horror bungee disaster that killed teen caused by 'poor English'

A 17-year-old girl leaped to her death during a botched bungee jump because she had misunderstood the Spanish instructor's poor English, a court has ruled. Mol's death resulted in part from a "misunderstanding derived from the incorrect use and pronunciation of English", a ruling seen by Europa Press said.

Sport Thunder's Westbrook named MVP after historic season
Author: 0 Thunder's Westbrook named MVP after historic season

Russell Westbrook or James Harden for the 2017 NBA MVP? Westbrook led the league in scoring (31.6), was third in assists (10.4) and was 10th in rebounds (10.7) per game. "So this award is not for me". With Westbrook on the floor this season, the Thunder outscored opponents by 3.3 points per 100 possessions. Most notably was his performance against the Denver Nuggets , where he recorded his record-breaking 42nd triple-double.

Sport 'Unusual' Mayweather gym visits breed new Pacquiao II rumors
Author: 0 'Unusual' Mayweather gym visits breed new Pacquiao II rumors

Some like retired great Bernard Hopkins, who holds a competing interest as a promoter in the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin showdown three weeks later on September 16, have taken it a step further. "I learned a lot [from that fight], and I've grown". "If you want to watch a show - like, I don't know, a business show, a comedy show - Floyd is Floyd".

Author: 0 New York Yankees: Tyler Wade Finally Gets the Call

The Yankees have lost 10 of their last 13 games, and their win Monday did not come easy. The Yankees already are without Aaron Hicks , who was placed on the DL with a right oblique strain Monday that could keep him out for three or four weeks.

Sport 76ers Embiid, Saric named to NBA All-Rookie First Team
Author: 0 76ers Embiid, Saric named to NBA All-Rookie First Team

As rare at is for a player who was selected outside the top-10 to be the victor of this award - Michael Carter-Williams, a man with Bucks and 76er connections is the only exception since Mark Jackson won in 1988 - Brogdon takes that even one step further.

Author: 0 Germany beats England on penalties, into U21 Euros final

Aidy Boothroyd can adapt to a situation and shuffle the team whenever there is a need for it. Nathan Redmond's injury ahead of such an important game forced the former Watford manager into choosing Will Hughes , who had only played 51 minutes in this tournament so far.

Sport 'Patriots problem' belongs to the National Football League not just the Steelers
Author: 0 'Patriots problem' belongs to the National Football League not just the Steelers

When the Steelers returned to the Super Bowl in 2010, losing to the Packers, they were spared a matchup with the Patriots thanks to the Jets upsetting the AFC's top seed in the divisional round. And take stock is what we shall do, as every move has ramifications up and down the roster, so now we will take a look at some specific players and see how the team's moves during the course of the offseason thus far, and more specifically since the draft, have sent their stock rising, falling, or ...

Sport Serena's pregnant and nude on Vanity Fair cover
Author: 0 Serena's pregnant and nude on Vanity Fair cover

To which he replied, "Well because if she was in, if she played the men's circuit, she'd be like 700 in the world ". As previously stated, it wasn't long before Serena Williams came up with a fiery response. "This is what you want, '" she said of becoming a mother and wife. As for whether he feels any remorse for what he said about Williams, McEnroe responded , "Look, I would be happy to apologize to Serena now if that makes you feel better".

Sport Draymond Green wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award
Author: 0 Draymond Green wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award

Much like the MVP award this season, a real argument could be made for either Leonard or Gobert's candidacy for DPOY. The Clippers' Chris Paul and Houston's Patrick Beverley were the two guards on the first team. Green is the only guard in the National Basketball Association to have at least 50 steals and 50 blocks in each of the last five seasons. Moreover, he averaged 7.9 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.4 blocks on top of his 10.2 points during the regular season.

Sport Liverpool Must Top Kevin De Bruyne Transfer to Sign Naby Keïta
Author: 0 Liverpool Must Top Kevin De Bruyne Transfer to Sign Naby Keïta

However, Bundesliga expert Honigstein has expressed his disbelief that Liverpool would be willing to pay an inflated fee for a player that cost RB Leipzig £12.75m little over 12 months ago. Jurgen Klopp has personally requested the signing of Keita off the back of the 22-year-old's barnstorming debut season in the Bundesliga. Meanwhile, the pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is ongoing despite the threat of a Premier League charge for an alleged illegal approach by the ...

Sport Drake : Is Nigerian reporter, Onwude singer's new babe?
Author: 0 Drake : Is Nigerian reporter, Onwude singer's new babe?

Drake posted glowingly of Gold-Onwude on social media . "My stunning date for the evening", the 30-year-old rapper captioned a shot of the couple looking extremely cozy together on Instagram. I'm just at the beginning. "One of the biggest people I look up to is Robin Roberts ". She started in sports and transcended out. "Basketball happened to be my vehicle that got me out of NY and all the way to California".

Sport Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season
Author: 0 Kevin Harvick wins at Sonona for 1st victory of season

He is 8 in overall points but he also is without a win. Dixon's No. 9 Honda held off Newgarden and the three other Penske drivers who started up front. It will also be the third restrictor plate race of the season. 4 Odds and ends: Kyle Busch could lose his interim crew chief to a one-race suspension after two loose lug nuts were discovered on his vehicle during postrace inspection.

Author: 0 Ed Sheeran responds to backlash over Glastonbury performance

Another said: "Mystified by Ed Sheeran's live performance". However, Sheeran's real fans are on the singer's side and took to the social media site to defend him against his bashers. Headline sets with Radiohead on Friday and the Foo Fighters on Saturday also performed strongly with average audiences of 811k and 1.6m respectively, well above their slot averages, according to new data.

Sport Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year
Author: 0 Mike D'Antoni named NBA Coach of the Year

His acumen also helped lift James Harden back into the NBA MVP conversation despite a roster that didn't seem to stack up against the league's elite. Malcolm Brogdon of the Milwaukee Bucks is the NBA's Rookie of the Year. Brogdon beat out finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric , both of the Philadelphia 76ers .

Sport Warriors' Kevin Durant mocks 76ers for new 'FEDS' nickname
Author: 0 Warriors' Kevin Durant mocks 76ers for new 'FEDS' nickname

Philly fans have also seen great team nicknames rise from nothing before-they still talk about the Broad Street Bullies, a rough-and-tumble hockey team from the '70s whose play reflected their title. "When you look at the makeup of our team", Colangelo said. Fans in Philadelphia are as excited as they've been about the Sixers in at least a decade, and who can blame them ? The Celtics were looking to rebuild after six seasons with Kevin Garnett paired with Paul Pierce and the Nets were ...

Author: 0 Emre Can: "Nobody is scared of Cristiano Ronaldo"

After steering Portugal to the Euro 2016 title in Paris a year ago, he will want to claim a second global title in Sunday's Confederations Cup final in St Petersburg, against Mexico or Germany who meet in the other semi-final. The Real Madrid forward has once again starred for his national side in the Confederations Cup , and will be spearheading the Euro 2016 champions attack once again tomorrow night.

Sport Roger Federer routs Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title
Author: 0 Roger Federer routs Alexander Zverev to win ninth Halle title

The 18-time grand slam champion, who has won the Halle tournament eight-times in his career eliminated Khachanov 6-4 7-6 (7-5) in a match that lasted for one hour and 25 minutes. He was not, however, any match for the Swiss veteran. Federer will head into Wimbledon , which starts on July 3, as favourite to win an outright record eighth title and surpass the mark of seven he now shares with Pete Sampras.

Author: 0 Germany reaches Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

Although a win against Germany is a tall order for any country, Cameroon coach Hugo Broos will take some comfort from the fact that his side outplayed the Socceroos for much of their 1-1 draw on Thursday, and should really have won the game .