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Sports Oregon's Payton Pritchard points way for USA Basketball to FIBA U19 quarterfinals
Author: 0 Oregon's Payton Pritchard points way for USA Basketball to FIBA U19 quarterfinals

Team USA had seven players finish in double-figure scoring. R.J. Barrett of Mississauga, Ont., and Danilo Djuricic of Brampton, Ont., added 20 points apiece. John Calipari's team got off to a big start but was outscored 21-20 in the second quarter yet still led 50-31 at halftime. The USA expanded its lead to 40-18, however, Mali battled back and reeled off nine straight points to cut the lead to 40-23.

Sports 'Arda Turan will remain at Barcelona for next season'
Author: 0 'Arda Turan will remain at Barcelona for next season'

Winning everything there is to win at the club level multiple times, the 30-year-old has lifted a staggering 30 trophies in his Barcelona career - eight La Liga and four Champions League titles among many other accolades. FC Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu and Lionel Messi's father, Jorge Messi negotiated the deal, which lead to both reaching mutual agreement over the Barca ace's future.

Sports Andy Murray wants more from British contingent at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Andy Murray wants more from British contingent at Wimbledon

Tsonga reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 2011 (lost to Djokovic) and in 2012 (lost to Andy Murray ). Mayer, ranked 114th in the world and without a victory over a top-10 player in 12 grand slam matches, broke in the first game of the match, before having the opportunity to serve for the first set.

Author: 0 NO DEAL in place for Romelu Lukaku to join Manchester United

The Belgium global has also been linked with a move to former club Chelsea but now looks set to move to Old Trafford ahead of the Red Devils leaving for their pre-season tour on Sunday. Lukaku, who scored 25 Premier League goals last season, is expected to have a medical later this week with the hope that he can join United for their tour of the United States.

Author: 0 State police report on 4-day holiday driving period

The Virginia State Police says the number of traffic fatalities for the July Fourth holiday weekend went up compared to 2016. Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-95 in South Philadelphia. In Broome County six people were arrested for driving while intoxicated. Troopers focused on drivers who were distracted, speeding, and displaying signs of impairment.

Sports Indians manager Francona remains in hospital for tests
Author: 0 Indians manager Francona remains in hospital for tests

It was just, again, in this effort of the doctors trying to narrow down exactly what's causing his symptoms, so he'll get some follow-up tests". He will not be with the team tonight. "That's what he's doing now, is getting those additional tests". "[General manager Mike Chernoff] and I were over there for a while this morning and we talked about a wide variety of issues from different trade conversations we're having and things going on with the team", Antonetti said.

Sports UFC 213 Embedded Episode 1
Author: 0 UFC 213 Embedded Episode 1

In the main event of UFC 213 , women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will put her title on the line against Valentina Shevchenko . The two squared off at UFC 196 a little over a year ago and Nunes got the better of Shevchenko in a tightly contested match that went the distance.

Sports Al Shabaab raid Pandanguo police post, school in Lamu
Author: 0 Al Shabaab raid Pandanguo police post, school in Lamu

The strike occurred July 4 at about 6:30 p.m. EDT near 300 miles southwest of the Somali capital city of Mogadishu, the Defense Department said. It did not disclose additional information such as the number of fighters killed. forces carried out another airstrike against al Shabaab. Last week airstrikes in the lower Shabelle region killed four al-Shabaab terrorists, including senior leaders, according to the Somali government.

Sports Victoria Police investigating AFL diversity manager Ali Fahour punch
Author: 0 Victoria Police investigating AFL diversity manager Ali Fahour punch

While AFL executive Ali Fahour will know his fate later on Wednesday when he fronts a suburban league tribunal, Victoria Police have confirmed that they have not laid any charges or commenced any probe into the incident. Fahour - who has been suspended for a total 21 matches - can not play or officiate in any future football matches at any level, after he accumulated more than 16 matches worth of suspension.

Sports Petra Kvitova grateful she made it to Wimbledon as Czech checks out
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova grateful she made it to Wimbledon as Czech checks out

After Brengle won the first game of the second set, Kvitova seemed to take control, winning the final six games of the set in 23 minutes to quickly level the match at a set a piece. The last time the American was on No 2 Court, ... Williams, who did not know the milestone was on the horizon, came from behind to win 4-6 6-4 6-1 and says it is her love of the game which keeps bringing her back.

Sports Facebook's original TV lineup includes LaVar Ball and Mike Rowe
Author: 0 Facebook's original TV lineup includes LaVar Ball and Mike Rowe

Lavar Ball's younger children, LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball are high school basketball standouts and hope to follow in Lonzo Ball's footsteps. A reality series about the Ball family was coming much in the same way that there are a million different things out there about the Kardashians.

Sports Andy Murray's title defence continues on Centre Court
Author: 0 Andy Murray's title defence continues on Centre Court

Azarenka, back in the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time since the Australian Open previous year, will next face local favorite Heather Watson , who defeated No. "So let's aim to go further". The pair exchanged holds and then breaks in the first four matches, Konta clinching her first service game with a ferocious forehand victor that set the tone for the match, before breaking Hsieh with a confident smash at the net.

Sports Connor McDavid signs contract extension with Edmonton Oilers worth $100M
Author: 0 Connor McDavid signs contract extension with Edmonton Oilers worth $100M

According to TSN, McDavid signed an 8-year, $100 million extension with Edmonton today, keeping him with the Oilers until at least 2024. "This may be one of the largest contracts ever given in the National Hockey League, but I can assure you, it could easily have been a lot higher in value and shorter in term", Chiarelli said.

Sports US Government Is Going to Bat for Apple
Author: 0 US Government Is Going to Bat for Apple

Apple is fighting the order, as is Ireland , who said, "The Government fundamentally disagrees with the European Commission's analysis and the decision left the Government no choice but to take an appeal to the European Courts". And now according to Reuters , the United States has chose to step into the case. As part of the administration's tax reform, it has a tentative proposal of a US$2.6 billion tax break in corporate profits being held offshore.

Sports Azarenka advances past Vesnina at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Azarenka advances past Vesnina at Wimbledon

She's down 3-0 in the deciding third set to Victoria Azarenka , a 28-year-old player out of Belarus. Bet365 are showing Elena Vesnina v Victoria Azarenka live , legal and straight onto your computer via 101 Great Goals. Williams is now absent from the women's tour, expecting her first child. "Nothing is impossible. For women, that's definitely true". All England Club officials heeded her advice and Azarenka was given the opening match on Court Three.

Sports Root: Ballance looks a completely different player
Author: 0 Root: Ballance looks a completely different player

Dawson feels that the Joe Root era will be one marked by positivity as the Yorkshireman prepares to skipper England for the first time in Test cricket. The ringing of the five-minute bell at a Lord's Test by an global cricketer, administrator or well-known enthusiast of the sport is a recent tradition introduced in 2007.

Sports Donna Vekic not relying upon previous Johanna Konta win before Wimbledon rematch
Author: 0 Donna Vekic not relying upon previous Johanna Konta win before Wimbledon rematch

It was the Croatian who drew first blood when she took command of the set at 5-3, but after saving two set points, Konta broke back on the way to forcing a tiebreaker. More recently, and indeed more pertinently, she compensated for what she lacks in size by using touch and guile to upset the Briton in the first round at Roland Garros .