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Sport Thomas retains lead with win at 12th stage
Author: 0 Thomas retains lead with win at 12th stage

So how does the fight for the jersey look now after a few days in the Alps? However, allowed to ride with his Team Sky teammates, Froome appears to be the primary target of agitation. What's more worrying for Sky is Dumoulin was able to back up after his efforts on Stage 11 . "Not even in my wildest dreams did I think I would win on here".

Sport UNC Football excited about addition of Javonte Williams
Author: 0 UNC Football excited about addition of Javonte Williams

Fedora also said that football is under attack to the point "the game will be pushed so far from what we know that". "You know, I think Larry was really concerned about the health and safety of students, and I don't think it came across all that well, obviously", Cunningham said.

Sport Formula One: Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future
Author: 0 Formula One: Hamilton signs blockbuster Mercedes deal to end speculation over future

Unquestionably the young Frenchman would jump at the opportunity to join the legendary marque but are the Italian team ready to put their faith in such a young driver and how intent are they in appeasing their No. "All I can tell you is I still feel pretty great". Hockenheim - Mercedes confirmed on Friday that Valtteri Bottas will continue as team-mate to Lewis Hamilton for at least another year.

Sport Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US
Author: 0 Hart included in Man City's pre-season tour of the US

Pep Guardiola's squad departed on Tuesday and are scheduled to play Borussia Dortmund in Chicago, Liverpool in NY and Bayern Munich in Miami during the next 11 days. "I was disappointed (not to sign him)", he added. "English football received an exceptional player". We tried, but players have to go where they go.

Sport Chelsea FC prepared for new Real Madrid offer for Eden Hazard
Author: 0 Chelsea FC prepared for new Real Madrid offer for Eden Hazard

For us, he's our most important player. Sarri seems to be setting up a summer sale as a couple of other stars in Alvaro Morata and Gary Cahill face the chop too. "I hope I will manage to improve him - this is very hard given the level he has reached". "I can not claim to come here and change 20 players". Asked if he could improve Hazard in the spectacular way he managed with Dries Mertens at Napoli, Sarri said that it is not the same situation.

Sport Kevin Kisner shoots 66 to take early lead in British Open
Author: 0 Kevin Kisner shoots 66 to take early lead in British Open

I thought I played a pretty solid round. The 34-year-old has now finished in the top 10 on eight occasions this season, including wins at the Sentry Tournament of Champions and the FedEx St. Age and the chronic back trouble which has required several surgeries has mellowed the swashbuckling style which fired Woods to two titles at St Andrews twice and one at Hoylake.

Sport Lakers' Josh Hart named NBA Summer League MVP
Author: 0 Lakers' Josh Hart named NBA Summer League MVP

The MGM Resorts NBA Summer League, Las Vegas was a great mix of promising rookies, sophomores and other players trying to make a mark in the NBA. LeBron led the league in minutes played that year, averaging 42.4, and earned his first trip to the All-Star Game .

Sport Carmelo Anthony traded to Atlanta Hawks in three-team trade
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony traded to Atlanta Hawks in three-team trade

Philadelphia will send Justin Anderson to Atlanta and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrott to the Thunder. "Oklahoma City was able to accomplish two things by trading Carmelo Anthony to Atlanta, improve the roster while saving $73M this season". So, in essence, Oklahoma City is paying $5 million in each of the next three seasons for a 24-year-old point guard who has started 161 games in five National Basketball Association seasons.

Sport Jurgen Klopp turns down 'crazy' request by Jordan Henderson following World Cup
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp turns down 'crazy' request by Jordan Henderson following World Cup

They'll use the money made on offloading Courtois to Real by meeting Roma's asking price, and then some. They play the World Cup , then the Nations League, next summer is the final of the Nations League which is really insane. Chelsea tried to land Alisson for new manager Maurizio Sarri but several factors - not least goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois' unresolved future at Stamford Bridge - meant they were second favourites.

Sport Follow Speith, McIlroy and Woods around Carnoustie
Author: 0 Follow Speith, McIlroy and Woods around Carnoustie

They will be able to attack pins on receptive greens and, without strong winds, scoring would be even easier than today. Tiger Woods raised eyebrows before he even teed off at The Open Championship when he showed up to the practice range with Kinesio tape on his neck.

Sport Liverpool eye strong season with record-breaking Alisson deal
Author: 0 Liverpool eye strong season with record-breaking Alisson deal

After a solid World Cup showing from Roma keeper Alisson Becker that ended with a trip to the quarterfinals for Brazil, it appears that the Premier League's Liverpool is in on a buyout of the star keeper , according to BBC. "In terms of my life and my career, it's a huge step for me being part of this club and this family ", said Allison. "I came here to build a strong team, not just for one year but for many years to come - and I'm 100% sure that will be the case".

Sport Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long
Author: 0 Wenger: I stayed at Arsenal too long

Yet Pires is certain Arsenal's best work has been securing the arrival of three-time Europa League victor Emery. He added that he was confident that former Arsenal stars Patrick Vieira and Thierry Henry had the ability to succeed as top managers.

Sport Thailand boys hail British divers after narrow cave rescue
Author: 0 Thailand boys hail British divers after narrow cave rescue

The remaining member of the Wild Boars soccer team - Adul Samon - is not a Buddhist and did not attend the ceremony, meant to extend one's life and protect it from dangers. Divers found the group huddling on a spot of dry ground deep inside the cave 10 days later, hungry but generally healthy. Doctors said the boys gained about 6.6 pounds on average since they were rescued from the cave last week.

Sport Meghan Markle's Dad Says Her 'Pained Smile' Means She's Terrified
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Dad Says Her 'Pained Smile' Means She's Terrified

I see it in [Meghan's] eyes, I see it in her face and I see it in her smile. She said of the tournament past year, 'It is such a quintessential part of English summer'. But he revealed she has not been in touch since a phone call after her wedding while he was recovering from the heart operation which caused him to miss her big day.

Sport Serena Williams climbs 153 spots in WTA rankings to No. 28
Author: 0 Serena Williams climbs 153 spots in WTA rankings to No. 28

However, Kerber's vintage defensive skills enabled the German to neutralise her opponent's enormous power and earned the 11th seed a 6-3 6-3 victory on Centre Court for her first Wimbledon crown. She said: "I literally sat Olympia in my arms, I talked to her, we prayed about it". Also, [it was hard] to find the motivation after 2016, which was unbelievable.

Sport Philippines goes nearly 'crimeless' during Manny Pacquiao's match
Author: 0 Philippines goes nearly 'crimeless' during Manny Pacquiao's match

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines, right, fights Lucas Matthysse of Argentina during their WBA World welterweight title bout in Kuala Lumpur. Duterte said in a statement that Pacquiao has proven himself again as "one of the greatest boxers of all time" and that the win will cement his legacy in the sport.

Sport Jean Segura takes advantage of error with tie-breaking home run
Author: 0 Jean Segura takes advantage of error with tie-breaking home run

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge had the honor of smacking the first shot over the outfield wall at Nationals Park. It was the fifth time the All-Star Game had been played in Washington, and the first since the club's 33-year hiatus away from the nation's capital.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy expects everyone's game plan to change at The Open

The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers. Played in the United Kingdom as the only major not in the USA, the British Open is being held at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland in 2018.

Sport Thai boys give first interview since been rescued from the flooded cave
Author: 0 Thai boys give first interview since been rescued from the flooded cave

The boys, aged 11 to 16, will be allowed to go home later on Wednesday. But a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels, trapping them. "This is my big experience that makes me stronger", said 11-year old Chanin Wiboonrungrueang. Adul said that having already spent nine days in the cave, "maths and language didn't work in my brain any more". He was the former Thai navy diver who died while preparing for their rescue .

Sport Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal with Bulls
Author: 0 Jabari Parker agrees to 2-year, $40 million deal with Bulls

During that season, the forward averaged 20 points, six rebounds and almost three assists in 50 games before suffering a knee injury. Due to the injury, as well as falling out of grace with interim coach Joe Prunty , Parker only played in 31 games for Milwaukee last season.

Sport NCAA snubs Detroit's bid to host Final Four tournament
Author: 0 NCAA snubs Detroit's bid to host Final Four tournament

The Final Four will not be headed back to Detroit anytime soon. It was the first Final Four that took place on the west coast since 1995. "The coordinated efforts of these different stakeholders is unique to Arizona and provides us with a competitive advantage in our efforts to attract major events to the Valley", Glendale city manager Kevin Phelps said in a statement.

Sport MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more
Author: 0 MLB Home Run Derby: How to watch, when it starts and more

Naturally, they did what most angry people do on the internet. - Bryce Harper's prolific performance during the Home Run Derby benefitted some Washington Nationals fans looking for a cheap ticket for a future game. As magenta steamers rained down from high above the stands behind home plate, Harper walked triumphantly down the first-base line with his bat raised high above his head, according to ESPN.

Sport Chris Froome salutes Geraint Thomas after Sky teammate takes yellow jersey
Author: 0 Chris Froome salutes Geraint Thomas after Sky teammate takes yellow jersey

Thomas started the day two minutes and 22 seconds behind Van Avermaet in the standings but the Belgian rider, who had been leading the General Classification standings since Stage 3, was dropped by the peleton early on. It happened during yesterday's Stage 10, the first in the Alps, from Annecy to Le Grand Bornand, though this time the internet seems to think the rider was on a BMX rather than a mountain bike.

Sport Raptors close to trading DeMar DeRozan for Kawhi Leonard
Author: 0 Raptors close to trading DeMar DeRozan for Kawhi Leonard

What mostly happened is the Raptors waited out LeBron. DeRozan has spent his entire career with the Raptors (2010-18), emerging as one of the top guards in the Eastern Conference. George was open to the Oklahoma City experience, will Leonard be in Toronto? Green will be a free agent next year. That has reportedly been Los Angeles, although in Las Vegas I heard rumors from sources that both the Lakers and Clippers are in play to land him.

Sport Liverpool stage world-record bid for Alisson
Author: 0 Liverpool stage world-record bid for Alisson

Klopp saw a £62m bid rejected yesterday but the German has taken no time at all to lodge an improved one. Chelsea were ready to move for Alisson if Thibaut Courtois departed but Liverpool have acted swiftly in an attempt to secure their No 1 goalkeeper target.

Sport Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke on the job
Author: 0 Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke on the job

The Trump Organization told The Washington Post this week that Trump-owned properties do not profit from US government business. Meanwhile, thousands of protesters have been thanked by police for their "good behaviour" during Donald Trump's stay in Scotland .

Sport MS Dhoni's acrobatics to run-out James Vince sets Twiiter on fire
Author: 0 MS Dhoni's acrobatics to run-out James Vince sets Twiiter on fire

Against a side like England you had to be at your best" - Virat Kohli , India Skipper "Outstanding, tone set by the bowlers, David Willey and Mark Wood on the money, hit lines an length really well. England opener Jason Roy will have a fitness test before play on Tuesday to see if he can take part in the third and deciding one-day global against India at Headingley.

Sport Russian Federation transfers World Cup hosting duties to Qatar
Author: 0 Russian Federation transfers World Cup hosting duties to Qatar

Putin remarked that the tournament was huge success and promised to create a flexible visa regime for the fans who "have fallen in love with Russian Federation", and allow those who have Russian Federation 2018 fan IDs to freely travel the country until the end of the year.

Sport Tiger Woods prepared for return to Carnoustie
Author: 0 Tiger Woods prepared for return to Carnoustie

I hit them nice and high. "It has been a while and I've certainly missed it", former world number one Woods told reporters on Monday. Tiger Woods will tee off at 10:21 a.m. Tiger Woods is preparing for The Open at Carnoustie. "There's not going to be one player in this field that has a game plan on Wednesday night and is going to stick to that game plan the whole way around for 72 holes, " McIlroy said.

Sport Brewers All-Star reliever Josh Hader apologizes for past racist, homophobic tweets
Author: 0 Brewers All-Star reliever Josh Hader apologizes for past racist, homophobic tweets

The tweets were from 2011 and 2012, when Hader was a teenager, SB Nation reported. The 24-year-old Hader apologized and said his tweets do not reflect his current views: "When you're a kid, you tweet what's on your mind", he said. There's no excuses for what was said or what happened'. In one tweet, dated October 25, 2011, Hader tweeted lyrics from the Juicy J song, "Durr She Go", that used the N-word.

Sport Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado to Dodgers
Author: 0 Orioles expected to trade Manny Machado to Dodgers

Baltimore has had extensive talks with the Philadelphia Phillies , who now employ a number of former Orioles executives who were involved in drafting and developing Machado. One advantage to the Baltimore Orioles trading with the Dodgers is that L.A.'s farm system runs very deep, especially with outfield and pitching prospects-a major need for the Orioles.

Sport Stoke make fresh bid to sign Harry Wilson on loan
Author: 0 Stoke make fresh bid to sign Harry Wilson on loan

And the attacker has revealed that Klopp's record of giving young players a chance to impress is one of the main factors why he chose to commit his future to the Reds. "Two brilliant footballers make this mistake, which one was the bigger?" Jürgen Klopp believes Liverpool's goalless draw at League Two side Bury was a result of "hot weather and a dry pitch".

Author: 0 Vince to replace injured Jason Roy in ODI India series decider

Root, who was dropped from the final match of England's preceding 2-1 Twenty20 series loss, told Sky Sports: "It feels fantastic". And with England sources yesterday suggesting the opener was "70-30" not to play in the final match of three, Vince is in line to be drafted in as his replacement for his first ODI since 2016 in Bangladesh .

Sport Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over USA intelligence amid backlash
Author: 0 Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over USA intelligence amid backlash

Mr Trump was speaking after returning from the Helsinki summit to widespread anger over his performance during a news conference with Vladimir Putin . But he hastened to add this: He hopes whichever candidates win in November will stand by the president, as he plans to. "Just today the Russian Ministry of Defense publicly stated that it is prepared to start implementing an agreement you apparently struck in Helsinki with President Putin, an agreement that neither Congress nor the ...