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Sports Rival execs see Rockets as 'likely suitor' for Russell Westbrook
Author: 0 Rival execs see Rockets as 'likely suitor' for Russell Westbrook

League insiders have repeatedly reported in the past that the Pistons have a keen interest in acquiring Westbrook . Butler, however, did not meet with the Rockets before agreeing to a deal with the Miami Heat . The Timberwolves, unsurprisingly, is heading into the next season without a lead point guard. Westbrook has spent his entire 11-year career with the Thunder, averaging 23 points, 8.4 assists, and seven rebounds, averaging a triple-double of 26.8 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 10.4 ...

Author: 0 South Florida's Coco Gauff loses to Halep in 4th round at Wimbledon

Yet again Gauff immediately broke back, but she lost on serve again to gift her opponent a 4-2 lead, and Halep went on to hold match point on a break but Gauff rallied back. Gauff's cause was not helped by appearing to have suffered an abdomen strain during the second set which entailed the trainer and doctor to attend to her whilst her glum looking parents - father Corey who coached her initially and mum Candi - looked on from the players' box.

Sports World No 1 Ashleigh Barty crashes out of Wimbledon to Alison Riske
Author: 0 World No 1 Ashleigh Barty crashes out of Wimbledon to Alison Riske

She pulled it off against Barty once again, firing 30 winners and two aces en route to her first ever win against a World No.1 and booking her spot in her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. Finally, when asked at a press conference Saturday about her choice of shot, Barty replied: "Sometimes I look at a shot, I play a shot, I think the seaweed is always greener in someone else's lake".

Sports Durant officially joins Nets, Russell to Warriors
Author: 0 Durant officially joins Nets, Russell to Warriors

Durant credited his old number for allowing him to honor someone close to him, travel, gain new experiences and form important bonds, among other things. He was an All-Star for the first time last season, averaging 21.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.2 steals per game. He became the first player in National Basketball Association history to average 30 points per game on 50-40-90 shooting in a single postseason (minimum five games).

Sports Brian Gay Round 4 Recap at 2019 3M Open
Author: 0 Brian Gay Round 4 Recap at 2019 3M Open

Wolff was put under pressure by five-time Tour victor DeChambeau but he held his nerve to win on only his fourth Tour start at 21-under 263. But Wolff was not done as he sank the winning shot for a six-under 65 to win in only his third tour start as a professional at 21-under 263.

Sports Dutch coach upbeat about future with Women's World Cup silver
Author: 0 Dutch coach upbeat about future with Women's World Cup silver

The Americans, who won their record-extending fourth world title with a 2-0 win, found themselves up against an orange wall that stopped them from scoring inside the first 12 minutes for the first time this tournament. U.S. Soccer has said that the women are paid less because their games typically bring in less revenue and lower ratings. Ellis has now been at the helm of the last two World Cup titles and is the first coach in Women's World Cup history to win back-to-back World Cup titles and ...

Sports Read sad to be leaving Crusaders after Super Rugby success
Author: 0 Read sad to be leaving Crusaders after Super Rugby success

To chants of "three-peat" from the capacity home crowd of 18,000, they extended their run to three back-to-back titles, remain unbeaten in their past 31 games on home soil and have won all 24 of their home playoff games since the competition's inception in 1996.

Sports Raptors release statement on departures of Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green
Author: 0 Raptors release statement on departures of Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green

The Clippers' imminent signing of Leonard is an especially bitter blow to the crosstown Lakers, who had their sights set on signing the former Toronto Raptor and San Antonio Spur to pair with LeBron James and Anthony Davis , creating what would have been one of the league's greatest trios.

Sports England vs. Sweden in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup third place game
Author: 0 England vs. Sweden in 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup third place game

Sweden were ahead with 11 minutes when England left-back Alex Greenwood botched her clearance, which may well have been an attempt at a pass, leaving Kosovare Asllani to fire home beyond Carly Telford from the edge of the area. Sweden were already 2-0 up after 22 minutes into the match, England pulled one back and had one goal disallowed in the first half. "We came at this tournament to win it, not to finish fourth", he said.

Sports Dutch rider Mike Teunissen wins opening stage of the Tour de France
Author: 0 Dutch rider Mike Teunissen wins opening stage of the Tour de France

In a stirring finish to the Grand Depart leg of the marathon race - a stage than began and ended in the Belgian capital - Teunissen sprinted for the line ahead of Slovakia's Peter Sagan and Australia's Caleb Ewan. Thomas was involved in a late crash of his own on Saturday, an incident which had held up Team Ineos to the point they were last on the team classification at the end of stage one, forcing them to start this stage first and ride without a benchmark to follow.

Sports Lakers add Green, re-sign Caldwell-Pope, McGee
Author: 0 Lakers add Green, re-sign Caldwell-Pope, McGee

Thank you to the fans. One of the NBA's premier sharpshooters, Danny Green brings shooting that the Lakers are desperate for alongside some much-needed defense. Furthermore, the Lakers also reached an agreement with former Golden State Warriors guard Quinn Cook on a two-year, $6 million deal, and agreed to a one-year deal to keep Alex Caruso .

Sports Frenkie De Jong still in disbelief over Messi partnership
Author: 0 Frenkie De Jong still in disbelief over Messi partnership

Frenkie de Jong will fulfill a childhood dream in playing for Barcelona and becoming a teammate of his idol Lionel Messi. "We have always had a great connection due to Cruyff's philosophy, Ajax and Barcelona want to play in a similar way and this is fantastic", De Jong told reporters at his presentation.

Sports British Royal`s christen son in private service
Author: 0 British Royal`s christen son in private service

According to the photo caption, Archie carried on tradition and was baptized while wearing the "handmade replica of the royal christening gown which has been worn by royal infants for the last 11 years". The names of Archie's godparents were not released by Harry and Meghan and remain a mystery. A royal christening is certainly nothing new! In the book " My Husband and I: The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage ", author Ingrid Seward said that the Duke of Edinburgh's ...

Sports Serena in last 16, jittery over mixed doubles, Tennis News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Serena in last 16, jittery over mixed doubles, Tennis News & Top Stories

She said: "No, I'm working on Saturday". Murray, returning to the tournament after missing last year's championships due to injury, has pleased the crowds by showing he is fit to play again following hip resurfacing surgery. Of the other seeds, David Goffin (21) will have his hands full against the unseeded Fernando Verdasco, Roberto Bautista Agut (23) could lose against Benoît Paire (28), and, in an all-American contest of unseeded hopefuls, Sam Querrey's big game may be too much for ...

Sports Player of the Day, Sri Lanka vs India: Rohit Sharma
Author: 0 Player of the Day, Sri Lanka vs India: Rohit Sharma

India's thumping win moved them top of the table but they will slip back into second, and into a semi-final against England at Edgbaston on Thursday, if Australia beat South Africa in Saturday's later game. We request the ICC and the European Central Bank to assure us that no such incident happens in the games ahead and that the Indian cricket team and the Indian fans will be provided full proof security", CEO Rahul Johri wrote on Saturday.

Sports Rafael Nadal edges past Nick Kyrgios in Center Court thriller
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal edges past Nick Kyrgios in Center Court thriller

Granted. The flare-up came after, when Kyrgios , ready to serve, waited grudgingly as Nadal took his time to arrange his bottles and reach his mark. Kyrgios said this week that there is "mutual respect" between the two - and "nothing else". "I was just next to him so I don't want to comment on this, but potentially he is a Grand Slam victor".

Sports Russell Westbrook Rumors: Adrian Wojnarowski Pinpoints ‘Team To Watch’
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook Rumors: Adrian Wojnarowski Pinpoints ‘Team To Watch’

Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook could be the next star on the move following the trade of Paul George . Sources told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald that Westbrook , who is now the lone star in Oklahoma City , could be shipped out of the team anytime soon and that the Miami Heat is apparently Westbrook's early suitor.

Sports Barcelona president: 'We know that Neymar wants to leave PSG'
Author: 0 Barcelona president: 'We know that Neymar wants to leave PSG'

The 28-year-old Frenchman planned to formally terminate his contract with Atletico on June 30, when the price tag for his release clause dropped to 125 million euros ($134 million). " He also asked for a postponement of the payment for the said amount ", the statement reads. French striker Griezmann has always been linked with a move to Camp Nou, with Catalonia appearing his most likely destination when he announced in May plans to leave Atletico in the close-season.

Sports Dutch need to stop U.S. from scoring early in World Cup final
Author: 0 Dutch need to stop U.S. from scoring early in World Cup final

It's the first time since 2003 that two women have matched wits as coaches in the World Cup final. "That's a awful idea to put everything on the same day, in every way", Rapinoe said at a press conference as the U.S. It is awesome to be playing in a team that gives you self-confidence. The factions that have often existed in U.S. teams of the past seem absent, at least from the outside.

Sports Coco Gauff loses mixed-doubles opener at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Coco Gauff loses mixed-doubles opener at Wimbledon

Gauff saved two match points, one with a slithering backhand slice that angled off the line. Gauff maintained her momentum as she played near flawless tennis to break Hercog in the fourth game of the decider before showing signs of tension as she was broken comfortably three games later.

Sports Tomic fined for playing below standards at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Tomic fined for playing below standards at Wimbledon

Rather expectedly, Tomic was in no mood for a friendly chat in his post-game conference. "I count my millions", he said after failing to get through qualifying at the Australian Open. "I don't agree with fining the guy all of his prize money", Kyrgios said after losing to Rafael Nadal in the second round. Tsonga was also critical of the penalty, saying he felt like it devalued the way he played.

Sports England's Rock grabs Irish Open lead with record round of 60
Author: 0 England's Rock grabs Irish Open lead with record round of 60

I had a good amateur career on links golf and brought it over to my pro career as well". Lombard, who was joint sixth at halfway in last year's Open but finished 67th after a closing 82 at Carnoustie, declared himself "ecstatic" to find himself in the lead after enduring six straight missed cuts.

Sports Peru beat Chile for Copa America final
Author: 0 Peru beat Chile for Copa America final

That's why it will be a very hard match and fantastic to play in it. Vidal pointed to Peru captain and striker Paolo Guerrero as the biggest threat Chile will face tonight (Qatar time 3.30am Thursday). Peru and Brazil met in the group stage. "I hope that the VAR and the referees have nothing to do and that Peru can compete because they have the team to win, but I see it hard".

Sports Egypt vs. South Africa - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Egypt vs. South Africa - Football Match Report

A seesaw struggle was settled when a swift counterattack allowed Lebo Mothiba to send Lorch through and he fired past goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy. Egypt changed three of the side that defeated Uganda to complete Group A with a 100 percent record, five goals scored and none conceded.

Sports Messi sent off in Argentina's feisty Copa America win over Chile
Author: 0 Messi sent off in Argentina's feisty Copa America win over Chile

Both barged each other with their chests before Medel appeared to lower his head toward the Barcelona star as teammates ran in to break the pair up. "We could have gone further but we weren't allowed into the final". Argentina still walked away with the 2-1 win, despite Messi's absence. Veteran Chile midfielder Gary Medel also was red carded after the first-half shoving match with Messi at the Arena Corinthians.