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Muguruza thumps Halep in Cincinnati final

Muguruza thumps Halep in Cincinnati final

Spain's Muguruza eased past top seed Karolina Pliskova 6-3 6-2, while Halep beat Sloane Stephens 6-2 6-1. "Honestly, I was thinking in her situation, it must be hard", Muguruza said. "Especially in the second set I felt I could raise it a little bit more and close the match". "I was very surprised because you always hear what happened in Paris and in London, and you're, like, 'Shit.' But now, I've been so many times to this place, it's like my home". Read More

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Download wallpapers of the new 2018 BMW F90 M5

Download wallpapers of the new 2018 BMW F90 M5

Power comes from a reworked version of the twin turbo 4.4-liter V8 which now produces 600PS (592hp) and 750Nm (553lb-ft) of peak torque. "The new BMW M5 is a stunning vehicle", said Marcus Nilsson, Executive Producer at Ghost Games. The two M1 and M2 buttons on the M leather steering wheel can be used to store two set-ups combining the driver's preference of engine, transmission, suspension and M xDrive modes, the DSC mode and Head-Up-Display settings. Read More

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Zidane wants no more changes to Real Madrid squad

Zidane wants no more changes to Real Madrid squad

Zinedine Zidane called for big year from Bale ahead of the match and the Wales worldwide responded by scoring Madrid's opening league goal of the season for a third consecutive campaign. I don't know if Ramos' card is fair, I have to see it, but I'm not going to talk about that. Zidane made four changes from the side that completed a 5-1 aggregate hammering of Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday. Read More

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Borussia Dortmund chief Watzke slams 'glorious' Barcelona as Dembele soap opera continues

Borussia Dortmund chief Watzke slams 'glorious' Barcelona as Dembele soap opera continues

Watzke admitted the club's demands have increased due to Neymar's departure and also blamed Barcelona for Dembele going AWOL the day after they made their opening offer. Liverpool's owners, meanwhile, released a statement on Friday insisting they will not consider any offers for Coutinho, an announcement that was swiftly followed by reports the Brazil global had submitted a transfer request. Read More

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NYPD shows up for Colin Kaepernick

NYPD shows up for Colin Kaepernick

Last year, Kaepernick made headlines for his controversial decision to kneel rather than stand during the national anthem. Kaepernick has been struggling to find a new team since opting out of his contract after last season. The former officer is celebrated for his whistleblowing and anti-corruption efforts, which were the subject of a 1973 film starring Al Pacino. He said it was a protest against oppression of black people. Read More

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Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain

Jonny Evans: Man City interested in West Brom captain

Pep Guardiola has been in the market for an experienced, strong defender all summer, but has seen attempts to sign Virgil van Dijk and Leonardo Bonucci hit the buffers. The Spaniard is thought to be keen on a deal for the centre-back, but faces fierce competition for places with opposite number Vincent Kompany, Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones to contend with at the Etihad this term. Read More

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Floyd Mayweather Conference Call Today At 6 PM ET

Floyd Mayweather Conference Call Today At 6 PM ET

McGregor's contract with the UFC was seen as one of the stumbling blocks that could prevent the historic cross-over fight from being made. "There is no way in hell I am not prepared to fight in the deepest of trenches". During an amateur career in which he is believed to have amassed 84 victories inside the square circle before turning professional later that year, Money also earnt a bronze medal for the U.S. Read More

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Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

However, the fixture will be the first major game Barcelona will have played without Neymar Jnr at the club. Madrid are overstocked with top quality, Barça looked short of their usual quality and fans hope that Philippe Coutinho will arrive from Liverpool before their first league game next Sunday against Real Betis, but first that ominous second leg in the Bernabeu. Read More

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Premier League betting preview: Man City the title favourite

Premier League betting preview: Man City the title favourite

An early goal for City could really fray the nerves, but if Brighton score first then it could get very interesting. Craig Burley believes Manchester City's victory over Brighton is just the beginning for Pep Guardiola & Co. City played Manchester United in Houston, Texas last month and while United won 2-0, thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford, plenty of fans were impressed by Foden. Read More

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Dressel grabs seventh gold to equal Phelps record

Dressel grabs seventh gold to equal Phelps record

The 20-year-old Dressel underlined his credentials as the world's fastest starter in breathtaking fashion when he broke away on the butterfly leg to give the USA gold in the men's 4x100 meters medley relay. "I have 24 hours to my next swim, so I'll give myself 30 minutes tonight to let it sink in a bit and then it's time to refocus for the next event tomorrow", said Dressel. Read More

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UFC: More than champion title on the line for Cormier and Jones

UFC: More than champion title on the line for Cormier and Jones

In it, Jon Jones enjoys a pancake breakfast, Cyborg gets a mani-pedi, while Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia do interviews and sign autographs for fans. One of the most dominant and feared fighters in the sport for the better part of the last decade, Cyborg was often discussed as a possible opponent for Ronda Rousey during her reign atop the women's bantamweight division, but there were two major stumbling blocks to making the fight happen. Read More

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Bills trade Jones to Chargers for pick

Bills trade Jones to Chargers for pick

The coach noted that Jones made multiple trips to his home in Northeast Ohio for personal matters, and at one point urged him to pay attention to the hard work that Taylor and former Bills backup EJ Manuel put into their preparation. Jones was a 2016 fourth-round pick who's remembered as the No. 3 QB that helped lead Ohio State to a National Championship in 2015. Although Jones had strong support from former Bills General Manager Doug Whaley, at least one former assistant coach on the ... Read More

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Benjamin Mendy signs with Manchester City

Undoubtedly it was very important for me being on the pitch and always winning. "You'll soon miss me!" "This is what I wanted from the very beginning". "He (Guardiola) told me I'm ready and that I can play in several positions, right-back, left-back, midfield". Manchester City have officially announced the signing of Benjamin Mendy from AS Monaco . Read More

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Carmelo Anthony would reportedly waive $8 million trade kicker for Rockets

Carmelo Anthony would reportedly waive $8 million trade kicker for Rockets

The potential Anthony move to OKC was initially mooted via a tweet from respected National Basketball Association pundit Bill Simmons who now has his own sports and culture website, The Ringer . Oklahoma City would likely try to add a draft pick in order to get a trade done, but even that probably wouldn't be enough. The Thunder don't have much to offer in exchange for Anthony. Read More

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Larson's NASCAR inspection woes continue

Larson's NASCAR inspection woes continue

Martin Truex Jr . will start first on Sunday. "But looking forward to starting front and having a good pit selection". His auto failed to clear pre-qualifying inspection last week at Kentucky. "Yeah, a big penalty so it must have been something important in their eyes". Truex was awarded the Coors Light pole, his first of the season. Truex has the pole and the rest of the field moved up a spot. Read More

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Nets, Lakers among top teams who could sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Nets, Lakers among top teams who could sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Newcomer Avery Bradley is set to make roughly $8.8M this upcoming season before becoming a free agent himself, so the Pistons have a year to figure out if they see Bradley part of their long-term plans. The decision to renounce his rights frees up some money for Detroit, with Caldwell-Pope's qualifying offer being worth $4,958,374. Detroit Pistons shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) reacts after being called for a technical foul during the third quarter against the Brooklyn ... Read More

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Wimbledon | Novak Djokovic advances after Martin Klizan injures himself in Round 1

Wimbledon | Novak Djokovic advances after Martin Klizan injures himself in Round 1

The 35-year-old Federer , seeking a 19th Grand Slam title and bidding to become the oldest champion at the All England Club, played down the tag of favourite for a trophy he last lifted in 2012. When I walked up, the chairman said, 'You guys should go and play for another set and a half.' I said, 'Yeah, let me go try to find Novak.' I found him in the locker room. Read More

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Gordon Hayward intends to sign with Boston Celtics

Gordon Hayward intends to sign with Boston Celtics

Hayward , 27, has steadily developed into a franchise-caliber player since the Jazz selected him with the ninth overall pick of the 2010 draft. The story of Hayward and Stevens goes back years, of course. But it's also possible Hayward just hasn't decided. This is the second straight year the Celtics have been able to acquire a marquee free agent. Read More

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Chile gear up for tough Confed Cup semi-final against Portugal

Portugal's captain will face tax evasion charges in a Madrid court next month but has dazzled on the pitch in Russian Federation, claiming Man-of-the-Match awards in all three games, netting two goals and providing an assist. Raphael Guerreiro is also still recovering from a left ankle blow he suffered in the 1-0 win over Russian Federation. Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi talks with Arturo Vidal during the Confederations Cup , Group B soccer match between Chile and Australia, at the ... Read More

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Hamilton claims Baku pole

If you can get them working 100% on one lap you can easily go a lot faster, but it was not the case today. I think third was probably the maximum. "The insane thing is the hunger for another pole", Hamilton said. "That's how qualifying should be", Hamilton added. "As I said other people were doing a better job and therefore their qualified in front of us". "But the guys did excellent work". Read More

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Kvitova reaches 1st final since attack

Kvitova reaches 1st final since attack

She sealed victory by winning 17 of the final 18 points. The 27-year-old fired down 13 aces and 35 winners as she comprehensively overpowered Barty in the second and final sets with the Australian unable to respond. "So I'm happy that I was able to win it anyway". Barty has a chance to win her second career title and second of the season. I played four matches already, so it's a good record and good preparation for the final. Read More

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