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But American Coco Vandeweghe, who had looked in such strong form beating Johanna Konta in the previous round, had to retire with an ankle injury in her quarter-final against Spain's Garbine Muguruza. Breaks of serve were exchanged in the middle of the opening set, which Sevastova took, but Goerges fought back and broke in the sixth game of the second set before holding her service games to level up the match.
  • Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

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    What helped Koepka win the U.S. Open more than anything else was his ability to hit fairways and greens in regulation to stay out of the nasty rough, fescue and bunkers. "It was like two minutes, it wasn't much". And I'll win if I stay patient and just keep doing what I'm doing. Some of the loudest cheers at the U.S.
  • India beat Scotland at the Hero Hockey World League Semi Final

    India beat Scotland at the Hero Hockey World League Semi Final

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    India should treat this game as a warm-up event for other bigger matches against Pakistan and the Netherlands, which are expected to be India's biggest test. Canada face Pakistan in their opener at 10.30 PM IST on Friday and will face India the very next day at 6.30 PM IST. Although Manpreet tried to downplay the hype surrounding the Pakistan encounter, he said the team would put their best foot forward.
  • Louis Blues: Five Potential Vegas Victims Through Expansion Draft

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    The Florida Panthers released a list of nine players who will be protected in the NHL's upcoming Expansion Draft on Sunday. McPhee may be licking his chops at some of the talent left unprotected by his 30 counterparts when the lists were made public on Sunday, but he also knows the recent history of National Hockey League expansion teams.
  • CT2017: Pakistan rewrite record books as it march into finals

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    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said before the semi-final that if his side played their "best game" they could "put pressure" on England . "We've played some really good cricket throughout the whole of this summer, and so it was frustrating not being able to win it".
  • Tigers' Victor Martinez out of the hospital

    Tigers' Victor Martinez out of the hospital

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    The Detroit Tigers and designated hitter Victor Martinez can now breathe a sigh of relief. Martinez was experiencing dizziness and a fast heart rate on Thursday and was admitted to a hospital overnight with an irregular heartbeat. "In that sense, not only is it an eye-opener for Vic, I think it's an eye-opener for his teammates". "The doctors think after about a week he may be able to do light cardio activity".
  • Paul George Informs Pacers He'll Leave, Eyeing

    Paul George Informs Pacers He'll Leave, Eyeing

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    Per Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports , George informed the Pacers of his intentions to leave the team in free agency and his preference to join the Lakers. Still, even with all those rumors out there, it may take some time before a George trade materializes, if it ever does. IN struggled after the All-Star break last season before clinching the No.
  • Yachting: New Zealand make fast start in America's Cup final

    Yachting: New Zealand make fast start in America's Cup final

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    The final is a race to seven points, with New Zealand now 1-0 ahead of two races on Sunday. In this photo provided by the America's Cup Event Authority, Oracle Team USA, foreground, competes with Emirates Team New Zealand during Race 2 of the America's Cup match sailing competition, Sunday, June 18, 2017, in the G.
  • Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

    Putin present to see Russia kick off Confederations Cup

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    Russia's Denis Glushakov, center, scores the opening goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russia and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg stadium in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 17, 2017 . Although the readiness of stadiums has not been a major issue, the monitoring group Human Rights Watch this week criticized Federation Internationale de Football Association for failing to protect workers constructing Russia's World Cup stadiums.
  • Justin Thomas' historic US Open day included a circus putt

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    Open on Saturday. In addition to breaking new ground in the U.S. Open, Thomas also equalled the lowest score in any major championship and that was the landmark on his mind as he played the final hole. At that point in the third round, 15 golfers were still on the course. Thomas got his 63 by getting an eagle on the 18th hole. Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf shot 63 in the first round of the 1980 U.S.
  • UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

    UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision

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    It's not clear exactly what state he is in, but his family is headed to meet him, per White. John's Hospital in Springfield , Illinois confirmed Hughes, 43, was airlifted to the facility at noon (local time). The train struck the passenger side of the truck Hughes was in. The two-time UFC 170-pound champion retired after a loss to Josh Koscheck in 2011. Hughes' job was eliminated by the UFC previous year after the company was sold, and he recently hinted at an interest in a return to ...
  • Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

    Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

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    A report surfaced shortly after Game 5 claiming that the Warriors would unanimously refuse any invitation to the White House, but that report was clearly debunked by the organization's statement . "I'm picturing this scene where I go in and say, 'hey everybody, everyone be quiet, let's take a vote on whether we want to go to the White House.' Are you insane?" Curry called Trump an ass in a roundabout way in an interview with Thompson and criticized Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank for ...
  • India squad for West Indies tour revealed, Rohit Sharma, Bumrah notable omission

    India squad for West Indies tour revealed, Rohit Sharma, Bumrah notable omission

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    Both Rishabh and Kuldeep were in stand byes for the Champions Trophy and it was only a fair call by the selection committee led by MSK Prasad to try the two youngsters against a weaker global side. But a bigger surprise was lack of clarity on the status of Anil Kumble . The BCCI has hinted Kumble could stay on for the West Indies tour. The tournament will end on the 18th and they will fly to the West Indies after it.
  • McGregor Takes Shot At Mayweather Training Pic and Footage

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    McGregor also took another swipe at the American on Instagram on Monday, posting a photo of Mayweather in the gym alongside a cheeky caption. For " The Notorious " McGregor, the opportunity is unprecidented as the UFC champion gets to trade blows with the best boxer of a generation on his pro debut.
  • EPL: Chelsea host Burnley on opening day

    EPL: Chelsea host Burnley on opening day

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    Chelsea begin the defence of their title with a home fixture at Stamford Bridge on the weekend of August 12/13 against Burnley , who had a awful time away from home last season. The 2017/18 campaign finishes a week earlier than this year because of the World Cup in Russian Federation - with clubs again facing four games in 10 days between December 23 and January 1.
  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

    Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

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    They hadn't paid enough attention in the first quarter to notice that the public address announcer had mistakenly announced Green as the recipient of the first-quarter technical foul. "I don't pay much attention to people in Cleveland , honestly", Green told reporters . "They don't seem to be the sharpest people around". Another eventful Game 4 of the NBA Finals for Draymond Green - even after it appeared he'd been ejected in this one.
  • Iran books ticket to 2018 World Cup

    Iran books ticket to 2018 World Cup

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    Five-time winners Brazil were the first team to join hosts Russian Federation at next year's tournament. Meanwhile, Japan and Saudi Arabia are equaled in the top of Pool B, with 16 points, but Japan has a better average of scored and received goals than Saudi Arabia.
  • North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

    North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

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    In this undated photo published on September 7, 2013, on the homepage of North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , left, talks with former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman during a dinner in North Korea.
  • AC Milan sign Porto striker Andre Silva

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    Elsewhere, with the signing of Silva , Milan will now likely have a bit more flexibility in the sense that they could sign a second striker to compliment him. Capped eight times by his country, he has scored seven goals in those outings, including in Friday's 3-0 win over Latvia. "I chose Milan because they're a club with great history in the Champions League, I'm happy that Milan wanted me and I couldn't pass up this opportunity", Silva told Milan TV after the Italian giants finished ...
  • Rahul ticks off Dikshit for remarks on Army chief

    Rahul ticks off Dikshit for remarks on Army chief

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    Joshi said Dikshit has already said that they are his personal remark and the Congress party has nothing to do with this. "I thought Indian Army chiefs normally don't make these statements and they have a different manner in which they approach".
  • Pakistan needs 237 to beat Sri Lanka and clinch SF spot

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    The other semi-final will pit Group B winners India against Group A runners-up Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday. But it wasn't to be enough as, despite Pakistan suffering a middle-order wobble of their own, Sarfraz and Amir combined - their unbroken 75-run stand a Champions Trophy record for the eighth wicket - to guide their team to victory and secure a return to Cardiff on Wednesday to face England.
  • Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on weapons, marijuana charges

    Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on weapons, marijuana charges

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    Police who pulled them over smelled marijuana and saw a lit "blunt" on the dashboard, police said. As officers approached, they started to drive off, according to the source. This is not Telfair's first legal incident. In 2007 he was arrested on a gun charge during another routine traffic stop when speeding on the Bronx River Parkway with a suspended license.
  • Here we go again with the LeBron-is-leaving-Cleveland talk

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    As good and as entertaining Golden State is to watch, a team that is most deserving of pulling off a 16-for-16 sweep, the runaway this season has become does beg the question of what happens next in a league known for its dynasties. Right now, look at our TV ratings, look at the money our league is pouring in. We brought in eight or nine guys, and we had to build something, and when I came back here we had to build something again.
  • 3 unnamed Michigan State players charged with sexual assault

    3 unnamed Michigan State players charged with sexual assault

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    Former players Josh King, Donnie Corley and Demetric Vance were charged with sexual assault and kicked off the team Tuesday. King was charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of capturing/distributing image of an unclothed person.
  • Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

    Bolt wins final 100 meters race on home soil

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    Asafa Powell withdrew this week with an injury leaving Bolt with Nesta Carter, Michael Frater and Nickel Ashmeade in his heat. Bolt was joined on the podium at the news conference by six other track stars, including British distance runner Mo Farah, six-time Olympic gold medal victor Allyson Felix and world and Olympic 400 metre champion Wayde van Niekerk.