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Sports Roger Federer opens grass season with a bang
Author: 0 Roger Federer opens grass season with a bang

Roger Federer has exacted some revenge on John Millman following his defeat to the Australian at the US Open with a 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 first-round victory at the Halle Open. Playing Roland Garros for the first time in four years, Federer surged to the semifinals falling to archrival Rafael Nadal in a blustery Episode 39 of their iconic rivalry.

Sports Pistons get Tony Snell, first-round pick from Bucks for Jon Leuer
Author: 0 Pistons get Tony Snell, first-round pick from Bucks for Jon Leuer

In today's edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we round up reactions to the Bucks' reported dealing of Tony Snell and their 2019 first rounder to the Detroit Pistons and much more. Snell averaged 6.0 points per game for the Bucks last season but has shot around the.400 mark from beyond the arc in each of the past three seasons.

Sports England V Afghanistan in numbers
Author: 0 England V Afghanistan in numbers

Though, Afghanistan lost to England by 150 runs in its World Cup fixture at the Old Trafford on Tuesday, Shahidi was showered with praise for his commitment. The explosive batsman went on to smash 17 sixes, the most hit by a batsman in ODI cricket. Morgan's 22 sixes so far in this World Cup are second on the all-time list to Gayle's 26 in the 2015 tournament.

Sports Man United agree to pay Palace £55m for Wan-Bissaka
Author: 0 Man United agree to pay Palace £55m for Wan-Bissaka

However, Parish was confident he could secure more for their prized asset and a fee of £50m could be the likely outcome. Too often Manchester United have overpaid and undersold in the transfer market so denying Palace may be the smarter move in the long run.

Sports Atletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente
Author: 0 Atletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente

He leaves with two years remaining on his contract, having initially signed an extension in September 2017 that took him through until the end of the 2020-21 season. While announcing his departure on their official social media platform, Real Madrid wished the defensive midfielder success at his new club. Subscribe to Squawka's Youtube channel here .

Author: 0 Here’s Who Will Star Alongside LeBron James In ‘Space Jam 2’

According to an National Basketball Association insider, Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi is among several National Basketball Association and WNBA players who will have "key roles" in the upcoming Space Jam 2 movie. Michael Jordan starred in the first popular Space Jam film back in 1996. Written by Alfredo Botello and Andrew Dodge and directed by Terence Nance, Space Jam 2 is set to be released in theaters July 16, 2021.

Sports Sheyi Ojo makes Rangers loan switch
Author: 0 Sheyi Ojo makes Rangers loan switch

But now Rangers have angrily hit back at the claims, insisting Gerrard is going nowhere. "Our manager has not been approached and he remains 100% committed to the job he has". "When I heard Rangers were involved I spoke to my representatives, the gaffer and Steven Gerrard ", he said. "I watched the Rangers v Celtic game at the end of last season and just seeing the atmosphere in the stadium and the fans was really exciting", Ojo told Rangers TV .

Sports Lakers reportedly never asked Anthony Davis about waiving trade kicker
Author: 0 Lakers reportedly never asked Anthony Davis about waiving trade kicker

The Lakers will have just $23.6 million in cap space if the trade is executed on July 6th, but $32.5 million if executed in August. "The way it's been described to me is the Lakers called back (after the initial deal) about this". Under this scenario, Davis would need to waive all of his $4M trade bonus to make the money work. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Bobby Marks , the Lakers are looking to expand the agreed-upon trade that would bring in Davis from the New Orleans ...

Sports De Ligt shouldn't join Man United - Gullit
Author: 0 De Ligt shouldn't join Man United - Gullit

He is on Manchester United and Barcelona's wish list, but according to the Daily Mail is set to choose PSG because he sees them as a progressive step before moving on again. Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu reportedly travelled to Amsterdam to negotiate directly with De Ligt , just as he did with De Jong earlier this season, but was unsuccessful in managing to secure the signing of the former.

Sports Sarri arrives in Turin to take charge of Juventus
Author: 0 Sarri arrives in Turin to take charge of Juventus

I'd like to help him break some new records". Sarri compared it to his situation at Chelsea , and talked about this being a step forward. Maurizio Sarri's move to Juventus has cleared the path for Lampard to return to Stamford Bridge, and it seems nearly a certainty that a deal with be announced in the near future.

Sports Ferrari lodge 'right to review' Vettel penalty in Canada
Author: 0 Ferrari lodge 'right to review' Vettel penalty in Canada

Vettel, who went on to win the Canadian race "on the road", was given a five-second penalty for his unsafe re-entry after running off across a strip of grass, a move that handed victory to Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes . I am not frustrated. "What I can say is my races have been really, really strong, really consistent, and even weekends where we've not had the auto to really win, I've been able to put it right there with the frontrunners", he said.

Sports Eoin Morgan breaks AB’s record as England bully Afghans
Author: 0 Eoin Morgan breaks AB’s record as England bully Afghans

Morgan broke the record which was jointly held by Rohit Sharma (vs Australia 2013), AB de Villiers (16 vs West Indies, 2015) and Chris Gayle (16 vs Zimbabwe 2015). Meanwhile, Afghanistan are scheduled to face India in their next encounter on Saturday and the fast-improving Asian team will hope to put up a better show in this game.

Sports The Cricket World Cup has become a Watershed Event
Author: 0 The Cricket World Cup has become a Watershed Event

This will happen on June 30 in the game against hosts England, who also sport a blue jersey just like India . To bring alive the emotion that is, "Cricket for all Indians" and to support the players representing team India at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Star Sports sent the Indian team #BlessingsFromHomeGround.

Sports Man United to prioritise signing 21-year-old Premier League defender
Author: 0 Man United to prioritise signing 21-year-old Premier League defender

United boss Solskjaer is determined to add young emerging talent to his squad as the club look to change their transfer policy, with Dumfries fitting the profile of player the club are looking to bring to Old Trafford this summer. Crystal Palace had deemed the offer for their prized asset unrealistic and derogatory and had told Manchester United to restructure their offer. A 95th-minute Aaron Wan-Bissaka own goal consigned Aidy Boothroyd's England side to a 2-1 defeat against France in ...

Sports Chicago Bulls: 5 realistic 2019 draft night trade partners
Author: 0 Chicago Bulls: 5 realistic 2019 draft night trade partners

The Los Angeles Lakers , with LeBron James in place and Anthony Davis on the way, reportedly are attempting to clear enough salary-cap space to make a run at a third star player this summer. The Lakers have all their future second-round picks on hand except in 2021 and $5.7 million in cash available to send out starting on July 1 as additional compensation.

Sports Pakistani fans abuse Sarfaraz, shouts ''you're fat'' at their skipper
Author: 0 Pakistani fans abuse Sarfaraz, shouts ''you're fat'' at their skipper

According to Waqar, Sunday's defeat exposed the "massive difference" between the two sides. The former skipper said Pakistan need to improve their fitness in order to challenge India. The Pakistan teams of the '90s, used to enjoy upper hand but now India is better than Pakistan . Pakistan are still trying to salvage their World Cup campaign as they languish ninth in the 10-team standings with one win from five matches.

Sports VAR Controversy As Scotland Eliminated After Blowing Three-Goal Lead
Author: 0 VAR Controversy As Scotland Eliminated After Blowing Three-Goal Lead

Scotland built a 3-0 lead on goals by Kim Little in the 19th minute, Jenny Beattie in the 49th and Erin Cuthbert in the 69th, but Argentina became the first team at a Women's World Cup to get a point after trailing by three goals. The Scots made the ideal start to the second half when Manchester City midfielder Weir sent in a tantalising cross for Beattie to head home. Three points were now all but secure for Kerr's team, with Crichton dominating the middle of the park and Weir taking ...

Sports Mats Hummels leaves Bayern Munich for Borussia Dortmund again
Author: 0 Mats Hummels leaves Bayern Munich for Borussia Dortmund again

And the deal was confirmed early on Tuesday afternoon. Alongside fellow Bayern team mates Thomas Mueller and Jerome Boateng, Hummels was one of three senior players dumped by Joachim Loew in March as the national team coach looked to breathe new life into his struggling squad.

Sports Luis Enrique has quit as the Spain national team boss
Author: 0 Luis Enrique has quit as the Spain national team boss

Luis Enrique has informed us he will not continue as coach. Former assistant coach Moreno oversaw Spain's past three matches after Luis Enrique was granted leave following a family emergency in March and will remain in charge until the end of Euro 2020 .

Sports Michel Platini in custody over awarding of World Cup 2022 to Qatar
Author: 0 Michel Platini in custody over awarding of World Cup 2022 to Qatar

Platini was banned over a 2m Swiss francs (£1.3m) "disloyal payment" from then Fifa president Sepp Blatter, who was also banned from football for his part in the matter. Back in December 2010 Qatar was controversially revealed as the hosts of the 2022 World Cup, following on from Russian Federation in 2018. "The investigators wanted to hear him for purely technical questions", Platini's lawyer, William Bourdon, told journalists right after his client was released, adding that " a lot of ...

Sports Four shot in Toronto as NBA champions Raptors celebrate with fans
Author: 0 Four shot in Toronto as NBA champions Raptors celebrate with fans

Although it's already been four days since the Raptors took home their first-ever NBA Championship , the hype in Toronto hasn't even begun to die down yet. While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was attending a ceremony, the ceremony was briefly paused to let the crowd know there was an emergency situation.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving to join Lakers after Anthony Davis

It's insane how the Lakers were atrocious last season, and now they lead the National Basketball Association title odds. It's always been reported that the Lakers aren't the No.1 choice for any top free agent. "They went all the way down the road and it's been described to me as a 'the Lakers called back, ' after everything had been discussed about this", she said.

Sports Grizzlies trade Conley to Jazz
Author: 0 Grizzlies trade Conley to Jazz

Over the past two years, Utah fans have heard rumors surrounding their team looking to add Conley via trade, only to be let down without a deal officially being made. The Grizzlies missed the playoffs for a second consecutive year at 33-49. Throughout the pre-draft process, the Jazz brought in almost 80 prospects and will pick at No.