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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 ...

Sport Transfer: Manchester United to sign 2 Croatian stars for £92 million
Author: 0 Transfer: Manchester United to sign 2 Croatian stars for £92 million

According to Manchester Evening News , the Sun report that the Red Devils are willing to splash the cash on Ante and Ivan, spending a total of £92m on the pair. However with Juve demanding £50m for the player, no deal with United is close. A year on, though, and United could land their man - albeit for an even higher fee.

Sport Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major
Author: 0 Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

Tom Watson won the first of his five Open Championships at Carnoustie in 1975. I know if I play well I can compete with those guys but just because I feel a bit better about it doesn't necessarily mean I'm going to play well. The last time the Claret Jug was on offer at a course as rain-starved as this, Woods won back in 2006. Greg (Norman) was there at Birkdale (in 2008) I think at 54-ish.

Author: 0 Raptors Reportedly in the 'Driver's Seat' to Score Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs looks on during the game against the Denver Nuggets on January 13, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. I think they're in the driver's seat for Kawhi because I think the Lakers have given up, the Sixers have given up. Adding to the drama, Leonard is now eligible to receive a 5-year, $221 million supermax extension with San Antonio, but there has been no indication if he would want to sign the deal or if the Spurs have made an official ...

Sport Steven N'Zonzi's touching World Cup act for N'Golo Kante
Author: 0 Steven N'Zonzi's touching World Cup act for N'Golo Kante

Kante has been indispensable to the French midfield, making quite an impact during France's run through the tournament. While one midfielder is on the brink of joining the club, one man could be on his way out, with reports in Italy claiming that Barcelona are interested in signing N'Golo Kante.

Sport Liverpool make world-record swoop for Roma stopper Alisson
Author: 0 Liverpool make world-record swoop for Roma stopper Alisson

The reds are reported to have placed a total bid of just under €70M (£62M) for the services of AS Roma , and Brazil's , keeper Alisson Becker . Liverpool fans have been encouraged by Alisson himself and the player's agent that a deal taking him to Anfield is still very much possible after their social media activity was scrutinised.

Sport Croatia Lays on Heroes' Welcome For Unbowed Team
Author: 0 Croatia Lays on Heroes' Welcome For Unbowed Team

Qatar's size, as well as its broiling temperatures and its lack of ready stadium infrastructure, have prompted some to question the decision by Fifa, football's world governing body, to make it host. The World Cup is coming to an end in Russian Federation. "We know that the guests from overseas, the fans, would like to come back to us, bring their family and friends, and we are sure to consider a visa regime providing maximum comfort for those fans that have fallen in love with Russia", ...

Sport Dodgers Are Front-Runners To Trade For Manny Machado, Report Says
Author: 0 Dodgers Are Front-Runners To Trade For Manny Machado, Report Says

I'm not going to sit here and tell you that was all it. "Sometime in December. It's been going on forever". In all likelihood, the All-Star Game will be Manny Machado's final appearance in a Baltimore Orioles uniform. Machado said he doesn't have a preference on a destination, though he would like to continue to playing shortstop. But for now, it appears that the Sox won't have to deal with Machado in pinstripes this season.

Sport Usain Bolt In Talks For Trial With Australian Football Club
Author: 0 Usain Bolt In Talks For Trial With Australian Football Club

Mariners chief executive Shaun Mielekamp addressed speculation that the Bolt deal was a publicity stunt with Newcorp. He has previously trained with clubs including Germany's Borussia Dortmund and South Africa's Mamelodi Sundowns and also played a practice match with Melbourne Heart's youth team during a 2012 visit to Australia.

Sport Belgium's World Cup star hints at Tottenham departure
Author: 0 Belgium's World Cup star hints at Tottenham departure

The 29-year-old was one of Chelsea's standout players last season despite a torrid campaign, but the 29-year old's relationship with manager Antonio Conte deteriorated and the rumours that he would leave the club this summer. Kane said: "I will hopefully be back for the first game and hopefully try and score in August this year". United have been linked with Alderweireld over a long period of time, but will now turn their attentions elsewhere as they look to replace versatile Netherlands ...

Sport Liverpool Close In On Record-Breaking Transfer Signing
Author: 0 Liverpool Close In On Record-Breaking Transfer Signing

Alisson played five times for Brazil at the World Cup in Russian Federation where his side suffered a quarter-final defeat to Belgium. If Roma do decide to sell the 25-year-old then they will turn their attention to signing Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola or Copenhagen's Robin Olsen.

Sport Trump on Putin meeting:
Author: 0 Trump on Putin meeting: "I go in with very low expectations"

I do believe in meetings. Trump professed confidence in the meeting and pointed to previous encounters with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping as examples. presidential election in 2016. The Kremlin has denied that the Russian state interfered in the election. Mr. Trump also insisted the Republican National Committee had superior cybersecurity systems to the DNC's, and that is why the DNC was hacked.

Sport Inter Take Transfer Decision On Manchester United Linked Winger
Author: 0 Inter Take Transfer Decision On Manchester United Linked Winger

Sanchez faced going to trial in Spain over unpaid taxes of around €1 million relating to image rights deals between 2012 and 2013 when he was playing for Barcelona . Persons found guilty of fraud can not be granted a visa to visit under USA law. The Edinburgh-born midfielder was part of the Red Devils travelling party that jetted across the Atlantic and could feature in games against Champions League winners Real Madrid , Liverpool , AC Milan, San Jose Earthquakes and Club America.

Sport Groenewegen wins seventh Tour stage
Author: 0 Groenewegen wins seventh Tour stage

In the General classification, the three leaders remained the same: the Belgian rider of BMC Racing's Greg van Avermat is the first, the second Briton Geraint Thomas of Sky, the third American Tja van Garderen of BMC Racing. "He's taken me a long way through the mountains", Bardet said during the race's first rest day Monday. You can ask the question, is this really necessary in a Grand Tour?” Van Avermaet said.

Sport National Treasure: Harper wins HR derby in front of home crowd
Author: 0 National Treasure: Harper wins HR derby in front of home crowd

In the end, the only bump in the road I see for Schwarber and Baez reaching the 2018 Home Run Derby Finale would be a weak round from either competitor. Harper ran into a similar situation his his second round, dragging behind as Muncy led with 12. Schwarber racked up the highest total of runs with 55.

Sport Ozil to travel with Arsenal to Singapore
Author: 0 Ozil to travel with Arsenal to Singapore

Emery has made five new Arsenal signings since arriving in May but to make further additions will need to create funds from sales. He was one of several key players who fell flat for the 2014 world champions, who were surprisingly eliminated as they finished bottom of their group in Russian Federation.

Sport James Vince set for England return in India ODI series decider
Author: 0 James Vince set for England return in India ODI series decider

We knew what we needed to address to get the second game right. Eoin Morgan has insisted England value a series win over India far more highly than remaining as the world's top-ranked ODI side. 'If we can treat this game like a World Cup semi-final, a must-win with the pressure on, we can learn what we are doing right and wrong, ' said England's Mark Wood .