Sports

Sports Johanna Konta snaps Jelena Ostapenko's winning run — WTA Eastbourne
Author: 0 Johanna Konta snaps Jelena Ostapenko's winning run — WTA Eastbourne

But after a break of just 2½ hours she was back on court to blitz last year's Australian and US Open victor Kerber in nearly an hour less. She saved one match point with a blistering forehand down the line, was granted a further reprieve when a Konta lob went long, then belted her closing forehand wide.

Sports Cubs' Bryant leaves with injury against Nationals
Author: 0 Cubs' Bryant leaves with injury against Nationals

Strasburg initially felt his back spasm while sitting on the bench in the fourth inning. Harper doubled and scored in the first inning on Zimmerman's base hit. He improves to 5-4 with a 3.83 ERA and 1.25 WHIP after 16 starts. He has three quality starts in a row against the Nationals and is 2-0 against the Washington franchise.

Sports Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor finalized, set for August 26
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor finalized, set for August 26

The two will meet over 12 rounds at 154 pounds inside a boxing ring. They'll wear 10-ounce gloves. McGregor has previously challenged Mayweather to a fight under MMA rules. "All sides are happy with the deal", White said . Mayweather , who will be coming out of retirement in a bid to extend his unbeaten professional boxing record to 50-0, will be taking on a man who has never competed in a professional boxing match.

Sports Oakland Raiders MUST make run at LB Zach Orr
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders MUST make run at LB Zach Orr

They were the ones who discovered the undrafted 6-foot, 225-pounder out of North Texas, who developed him from special teamer to starting inside linebacker to second-team All-Pro. It's a dream scenario for Orr to return to Baltimore and a strong possibility, but the team can't afford to spend top-dollar if that's what he's after.

Sports Former Bills RB Karlos Williams Receives 'At Least One Year' Suspension
Author: 0 Former Bills RB Karlos Williams Receives 'At Least One Year' Suspension

Karlos Williams , whom the Buffalo Bills cut last year after he came to training camp out of shape, was suspended for at least year, according to an ESPN report. With both the legal and league issues behind him, Williams can focus on winning the No. 2 job behind LeSean McCoy . Despite adding two receiving scores and starting three of 11 games during his promising campaign, the Bills weren't willing to put up with Williams' off-the-field troubles.

Sports McGregor To Use Malignaggi as Sparring Partner For Mayweather
Author: 0 McGregor To Use Malignaggi as Sparring Partner For Mayweather

Conor McGregor is a fu*king unicorn. Her boxing credentials come from being raised by the greatest of all time and then embarking on her own remarkable career - finishing 24-0 with 21 knockouts as one of the best women to ever do it. " I think he will knock him out inside the first 35 seconds like he did to Jose Aldo, to be honest ". The $10 million would almost double boxing's largest single-fight sponsorship, the $5.6 million that Tecate paid for Mayweather-Pacquiao in May 2015.

Sports Stop Comparing Men and Women - Mouratoglou Addresses McEnroe's Serena Comments
Author: 0 Stop Comparing Men and Women - Mouratoglou Addresses McEnroe's Serena Comments

Look, she's a great player and it's apples and oranges". Former world No. 1 John McEnroe has refused to apologise to top player Serena Williams after she demanded respect for being compared to men. McEnroe: Best female player ever - no question. "If I were to play Andy Murray, I would lose 6-0, 6-0 in five to six minutes, maybe 10 minutes", she said.

Sports Phoenix Suns to meet with Blake Griffin
Author: 0 Phoenix Suns to meet with Blake Griffin

The Suns are also expected to meet with Blake Griffin , formerly of the Los Angeles Clippers , on Saturday, so they are clearly on the hunt for some free agent forwards. Reports indicate he would return to Los Angeles on a five-year max deal , but the Oklahoma City Thunder plan to make a run at him . The trade of Paul likely signals the end of Griffin's Clippers career, and the Celtics will have more than enough money to throw at the power forward this summer.

Sports Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open
Author: 0 Winds whip up intrigue for final round US Open

Brooks Koepka broke open a tight tournament with three straight birdies on the 14th through 16th holes and won the U.S. Open with a confident and steady show that bordered on the spectacular. Charley Hoffman of the USA was 9-under, while countrymen Trey Mullinax, Brandt Snedeker and Justin Thomas shared ninth place, eight strokes behind Koepka.

Sports Arsenal alerted to possible Lewndowski transfer
Author: 0 Arsenal alerted to possible Lewndowski transfer

Manchester City are confident of signing Alexis Sánchez, with the club confident a deal can be reached for £50m. Asked about the 28-year-old's state of mind on Tuesday, Pizzi responded: "We think he is very happy". 'Then we do that, signing young players between 20 and 22 - and there are critics again. "But you can't build a new team with 100m Euros (£88m) transfers for 29 and 30-year-olds".

Sports Jimmy Butler gives out cell phone number at Timberwolves introductory news conference
Author: 0 Jimmy Butler gives out cell phone number at Timberwolves introductory news conference

When you put players together with a bunch of talent and they mesh well, it makes dynasties. "None of the calls or messages have been mean or harassing, but I can't even use my phone". "We should be great", Towns said. "Throughout my whole, I've had a lot of ups and downs in my personal life. I see [that image] but I think it's getting away slowly, from players from overseas changing that".

Sports Pigs Roam Texas Highway After Tractor Trailer Overturns
Author: 0 Pigs Roam Texas Highway After Tractor Trailer Overturns

It took several hours for law enforcement to round up the escaped pigs. One group of pigs wandered about half a mile away from the crash scene before they were ushered back by police. A pig gets a cool drink of water from a member of a rescue team in the Dallas area. The crash closed the interstate in both directions, snarling traffic during rush hour.

Author: 0 Gordon Hayward free agency has Danny Ainge at odds with his son

With Hayward meeting the Miami Heat on Saturday and the Jazz on Monday, that leaves those two days at the beginning of the free agency period. Team president Danny Ainge has spent the last few years stockpiling draft picks and young players to help Boston eventually acquire multiple superstars, and now is the time for the Celtics to make their move.

Sports College Cuts Ties With Professor After Warmbier Comments
Author: 0 College Cuts Ties With Professor After Warmbier Comments

In a now-deleted Facebook post, Dettwyler wrote that Warmbier "got exactly what he deserved" due to his white, male privilege. Pence went on echo statements from his Asia-Pacific visit, saying Washington's "primary focus [is] on the greatest threat to security in the Asian Pacific - the brutal regime in North Korea".

Sports F1 2017: Force India Could Be Rebranded As Force One
Author: 0 F1 2017: Force India Could Be Rebranded As Force One

The new companies have in essence been created to protect the name that is now favoured, prior to approval, and none of them will actually become the team as such. As it turned out, there were a couple, but not very many. As per reports, Mallya registered 6 companies in London under the Force One banner on May 31 and June 6.

Sports Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second
Author: 0 Sixers make Fultz top pick, Lakers snag Ball second

Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. Ball, the 6-6 playmaking wizard, will have the keys to the Lakers' offense after the trade of combo guard D'Angelo Russell, who was one of the top players in the 2016 Vegas Summer League and now plays for the Brooklyn Nets.

Sports Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku
Author: 0 Niki Lauda: Crazy' Sebastian Vettel 'freaked out' in Baku

He said: "I didn't run into the back of him on goal". 'Maybe if you're going down the road in your road vehicle and you put your hand out of the window you might swerve to the right. When Hamilton was asked if Vettel's actions proved he was not as mentally strong as had previously been thought, the Briton was unequivocal. "If he wants to prove he's a man, we should do it out of the auto face to face", he said, adding that he felt the German had "disgraced himself".

Author: 0 5 things we learned from the Lions win over Chiefs

Rennie, who will shortly be relocating to the United Kingdom to become Glasgow's coach, was impressed by the midweek Lions and thinks New Zealand will have their work cut out. There had been creative play from the Lions on occasions in previous matches, but not the finishes to go with the various line-breaks. We score multiple tries week in and week out and we're strangling them a little bit in the way that we're defending too.

Author: 0 These 7 Teams Are Trying To Pry Andre Iguodala From Golden State

But he is going to wait until the team completes most of its offseason business before re-signing. Iguodala, the MVP of the 2015 NBA Finals, also is expected to draw interest from San Antonio, the L.A. It reveals the journey of the Warriors from Durant's perspective, including showcasing the frequent criticism he faced after leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State past year.