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When rumors of a Cousins trade were rampant in February, Cousins reportedly stipulated that the only spot he was willing to go in a trade was San Francisco. The 49ers, with their mountain of salary-cap space, would have to be considered the favorites in that scenario. For at least one more year. "And we remain hopeful that a long-term contract will be signed in the future".
  • WIMBLEDON 2017: Gutsy Kerber survives huge scare to beat Rogers

    WIMBLEDON 2017: Gutsy Kerber survives huge scare to beat Rogers

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    Angelique Kerber was on the brink of losing the world number one ranking on Saturday before the German scraped into the Wimbledon last 16 with a tense 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 victory over Shelby Rogers. Yet, after digging deep to remain only one break behind, Kerber came from 30-0 down to pull level at 4-4 - winning the standout point of the match in the process as she followed up some tremendous defensive play with a powerful attempted pass that set up a victor at the net.
  • Vettel fastest in final Austrian GP practice

    Vettel fastest in final Austrian GP practice

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    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finished Free Practice 3 ahead of title rival Lewis Hamilton who had an apparent brake problem on his Mercedes . Red Bull - 137 points 4. "It makes sense for him to push as hard as he can to win the race . We've still got great performance and hopefully I can do a good job for the team tomorrow and get some good points".
  • Mattek-Sands thanks fans for messages after her horror injury

    Mattek-Sands thanks fans for messages after her horror injury

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    Still clearly in pain, the 32-year-old continued to scream out: "It hurts, it hurts so much", as she was taken away on a stretcher. Speaking of the gravity of the injury Cirstea said, "I think the kneecap, it was out". My physio jumped and he was there. I felt useless. All she kept saying was "Sorana, help me, help me". She's popular on tour, known for her gregarious personality, loud laugh and original fashion choices, including the stars-and-stripes knee-high socks she wore while teaming ...
  • Lewis Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for Austrian GP

    Lewis Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for Austrian GP

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    Having lost victory at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix due to an issue with his headrest, Hamilton continued his impressive form from that weekend to go top on a 1:05.975. The Spielberg track, nestled amid rolling hills and forests under the imposing Styrian Alps, was slippery and caused problems on turns one, six and seven.
  • Lukaku's 'sensational' goalscoring record can deliver success at Man Utd

    Lukaku's 'sensational' goalscoring record can deliver success at Man Utd

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    So it seems Lukaku's move to Old Trafford could still not be done and dusted and the Express also suggest that Chelsea remain in the hunt to sign the Belgian worldwide, despite reports claiming that he's heading to United. Chelsea look set to face a surprise defeat in their attempt to re-sign Romelu Lukaku . Mourinho would preferably like to bring in another player as well as Lukaku for then too, along with new centre-half Victor Lindelof.
  • Bookies suspend betting as Rooney closes on Everton return

    Bookies suspend betting as Rooney closes on Everton return

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    Forward Rooney is likely to play in a No 10 role, with Giroud, 30, set to partner him up front in place of Romelu Lukaku , who is poised to move to Chelsea for £90 million. They had a loan bid rejected in January but talks have been revived this week after Rooney chose to stay in England following a family holiday in Mykonos mulling over his future.
  • China accuses India of violating 1890 treaty on Sikkim

    China accuses India of violating 1890 treaty on Sikkim

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    We have no objection to normal bilateral relations between India and Bhutan but are firmly opposed to the Indian side infringing on Chinese territory using Bhutan as an excuse", said Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) spokesperson Geng Shuang.
  • Portugal Beat Mexico in Match for Third Place in FIFA Confederations Cup

    Portugal Beat Mexico in Match for Third Place in FIFA Confederations Cup

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    European champion Portugal was without captain Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid star was released from the squad to return home to meet his newborn twins. Rui Patricio produced a sharp stop to deny Javier Hernandez, Mexico's all-time leading scorer, from close range on the half hour, but the Portugal keeper was beaten shortly after the break.
  • Olivia de Havilland sues FX over 'Feud' portrayal

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    She turns 101 years old on July 1, and she's alleging that " Feud " damaged her "professional reputation for integrity, honesty, generosity, self-sacrifice and dignity". The Gone with the Wind actress is not happy with being depicted as a "gossip". "The interview is fake and the statements attributed to Olivia De Havilland are false", lawyers Don Howarth, Suzelle Smith and Zoe Tremaye of L.A.'s Howarth & Smith also note.
  • What the Ricky Rubio trade means for the Utah Jazz

    What the Ricky Rubio trade means for the Utah Jazz

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    Rubio averaged 11.1 points. Rubio is also an 83 percent free-throw shooter for his career. And with that, Rubio is off to Utah. An All-Star three seasons ago, he's a professional PG who can create offense and score if given space. Teague is a great point guard to add to that group for a number of reasons. As the rumors heated up in February with talks with the Knicks centered on a Rubio-for-Rose swap, the Spaniard thought his time in Minnesota was coming to an end.
  • Interstate 45 Shut Down, Pigs on Road After Semi Crash in Wilmer

    Interstate 45 Shut Down, Pigs on Road After Semi Crash in Wilmer

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    Both sides of I-45 in the area were shut down as the pigs scattered on the road. One group of pigs made made it a half mile away from the scene of the crash. "The biggest challenge was corralling the pigs, keeping them from oncoming traffic and getting run over", said Pon. Police struggled to capture the pigs, which sprinted miles in both directions on the roadway, as both the northbound and southbound lanes were closed.
  • Kris Bryant leaves game with ankle injury

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    Strasburg (9-2) allowed three runs, two earned, and four hits in his first win against the Cubs. Osuna's ground-rule RBI double sparked a four-run two-out rally in the first off Snell in his return to the starting rotation after a stint in Triple-A.
  • Kevin Durant congratulates Russell Westbrook on MVP award: 'Gotta respect it!'

    Kevin Durant congratulates Russell Westbrook on MVP award: 'Gotta respect it!'

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    On Monday night Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder star, took home the Maurice Podoloff Trophy , earning him the right to be called the league's most valuable player for the 2016-17 National Basketball Association season. I'm truly blessed to have you as my mother. "This isn't an individual award, it's five guys on the floor everyday. I can't do this all by myself so I appreciate them".
  • Thunder: Andre Roberson named NBA All-Defensive Second Team

    Thunder: Andre Roberson named NBA All-Defensive Second Team

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    Green openly campaigned for the award during the season, and was the key to Golden State's attack. This past season, Green led the National Basketball Association in steals per game (2.03) and was the first player in Warriors history to record at least 150 steals and 100 blocked shots in a single season.
  • Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

    Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

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    Just before half-time, Portugal forward Andre Silva lashed out at Michael Boxall after a tussle with the New Zealand defender, which left him with a torn shirt - but could easily have also resulted in a red card. With Ronaldo dominating All Whites defenders in the air midway through the first half, the next aerial challenge saw two leave him in a heap with rugby-style physical skills.
  • Comeback queen Kvitova wins Aegon Classic title in Birmingham

    Comeback queen Kvitova wins Aegon Classic title in Birmingham

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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.
  • Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

    Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

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    Federer has already won three title titles this season, including the Australian Open - his first Grand Slam success in five years. Mayer was a 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 6-3 victor over sixth seed Lucas Pouille , while wildcard Andrey Rublev beat Mikhail Youzhny in an all-Russian second round match and will now face another compatriot in the form of Khachanov.
  • Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna says he's battling mental illness

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    And that is why he was unavailable to pitch Friday. 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 left on. Braves 5, Brewers 4: Mike Foltynewicz won his fourth straight decision at home, shortstop Dansby Swanson made a pair of outstanding defensive plays in the ninth inning and Atlanta beat Milwaukee for its sixth win in seven games.
  • Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

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    On Tuesday, a Spanish judge ordered Cristiano Ronaldo , one of the highest-scoring players in the history of the game, to appear in court on July 31, according to Yahoo News. Spanish tax authorities are also targeting Jose Mourinho , the Manchester United manager who was on Tuesday accused of evading 3.3 million euro ($3.7 million) in tax during his stay at Real Madrid .
  • Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

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    New Zealand's superb first-half display rattled Mexico and a tense match boiled over with a mass brawl in the dying stages. The OFC Nations Cup champions, who went down 2-0 in their opening game against Russian Federation, now sit fourth in Group A behind the hosts , Mexico and Portugal .
  • Southampton's Cedric Soares 'Very Happy' After Scoring First Portugal Goal Against Mexico

    Southampton's Cedric Soares 'Very Happy' After Scoring First Portugal Goal Against Mexico

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    Osorio will hope that taking the attacking initiative gives his team the win they desperately need to improve their chances of progressing before going into a tough final group match against hosts Russian Federation. "We must be ready for them". "The game was rough, nearly violent on occasion, so I lost my temper". I'd rather talk about how my team performed and really a performance that I guarantee no one at this tournament expected.
  • Penguins' Fleury left available for Vegas expansion draft

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    DON'T SLEEP ON: Vegas controls the trade market and can make some extra picks to flip a goalie or two. "Vegas has indicated that they will give all 30 clubs every opportunity to keep their rosters intact if they'd like". “The most fun Ive ever had in hockey, ” McPhee said in a video posted of him driving to the teams headquarters on Sunday. "I'm really pleased with what's available", McPhee told reporters in Las Vegas on Sunday.
  • Connor McDavid named cover athlete for 'NHL 18'

    Connor McDavid named cover athlete for 'NHL 18'

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    Not only was McDavid the only player in the league to reach 90 points this past season, he took it a step further and reached the 100-point mark in 82 games, along with an impressive 30 goals. In his first full season in Columbus, Tortorella led the Blue Jackets' revival for their best record ever and their first playoff appearance since 2014, even leading the overall National Hockey League standings earlier in the season.