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Michigan's Jourdan Lewis named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list Michigan's Jourdan Lewis named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list
- July 11, 2016

Adams earned Second-Team All-SEC recognition in 2015 after he led the team with four interceptions, finished third on the squad with 67 tackles and added 5.0 tackles for a loss and six pass breakups. Woods is only one of two Conference USA players named to the watch list alongside Middle Tennessee's Jeremy Cutrer. The victor will be announced at The Home Depot College Football Awards on December 8. (more...)
Serena Williams 'greedy' for more glory after winning Wimbledon 2016
- July 11, 2016

I had a couple of tries this year", said Williams, who went back on court a few hours later to win the doubles title with older sister Venus . "The tennis player was there but Serena as a person was not really herself, so she was beatable". (more...)
Murray: 'Unlikely' he will play for Britain against Serbia Murray: 'Unlikely' he will play for Britain against Serbia
- July 11, 2016

When I finish it would be nice if British tennis was in a better place than when I came in. "I still feel like my best tennis is ahead of me, that I have an opportunity to win more", Murray said. The Brit clutched his silverware in a tight embrace as he paraded it around Centre Court yesterday afternoon after dispatching opponent Milos Raonic in straight sets, keeping hold of his cup when the cameras had stopped rolling. (more...)
MANCHESTER UNITED to table £100m for Paul Pogba
- July 11, 2016

Real Madrid was interested in signing the French superstar, but United's financial superiority seems to have given it the edge over its Spanish rival. Man United are believed to have told Raiola they want to complete the deal as quickly as possible as they don't want the sage to continue all summer. (more...)
Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward snapped up by Huddersfield Town Liverpool goalkeeper Danny Ward snapped up by Huddersfield Town
- July 11, 2016

Ward was a member of Wales' Euro 2016 squad and played in their tournament opener against Slovakia, but was replaced by Wayne Hennessey for the rest of the tournament after he recovered from a back problem. "Danny is good with the ball at his feet, which is important in our style, but most importantly he is excellent at keeping the ball out of his net!" Ward started his career at Wrexham, where he was originally signed by Town's head of football operations Stuart Webber at 14. (more...)
Portugal look for one last Euro 2016 upset in showdown with France
- July 11, 2016

This European Championship has been the lowest scoring for 20 years with just 107 goals in 50 games so far. "My debut", he said, according to Four Four Two . The threat the Portuguese posse from set pieces is, he says, something that the hosts will have to be especially alert to. "When you play against players like that ( Ronaldo ) who have to physical attributes required to hang in the air you have to get up there early so they don't get the run on you". (more...)
Lionel Messi's retirement could cost Argentina's team millions Lionel Messi's retirement could cost Argentina's team millions
- July 11, 2016

However, because this was the first time the Barcelona forward had committed an offense and his sentence was less than two years, the 29-year-old Messi won't serve jail time as long as he doesn't break the law again. "The club . considers that the player, who has corrected his position with the Spanish tax office, is in no way criminally responsible with regards to the facts underlined in this case", the club said. (more...)
Danny Lee still in contention at Scottish Open
- July 11, 2016

Lee slowed up on the back nine, hitting just one birdie, while Noren and Hatton both had two, to end in a three-way tie for third with Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts and Italy's Matteo Manassero. Five-time Major victor Phil Mickelson signalled his British Open intentions with a rousing final round 66 in the Scottish Open at the Castle Stuart course near Inverness, northern Scotland, on Sunday. (more...)
Cilic takes 2-set lead over Federer in semis Cilic takes 2-set lead over Federer in semis
- July 11, 2016

After Lleyton Hewitt triumphed 14 years ago, the following 13 men's titles have been shared between Federer , Murray, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. It would have been easy to have gotten very down on myself.... "I was definitely tested a lot", he said. This was a really hard, hard match to come through. (more...)
Serena doubles up with Venus for second Wimbledon title of the day Serena doubles up with Venus for second Wimbledon title of the day
- July 11, 2016

With the win, Serena has not only taken the revenge of her Australian Open final loss to Kerber, but has also fulfilled her long-standing quest of equaling Graf's record of 22 Grand Slam titles . "Definitely had some sleepless nights, if I'm just honest, with a lot of stuff, coming so close, feeling it, not being able to quite get there". "That was really special, awesome to be winning with Venus who is the boss", said Serena. (more...)
Durant's Warriors jersey is already a hot sell
- July 11, 2016

I felt like it was time for it, and I made the decision. It was organic. It was authentic. Kevin Durant said he has spoken to former Oklahoma City co-star Russell Westbrook since deciding to leave the Thunder to sign with the Warriors. "Most of the time those dreams don't come true", Warriors general manager Bob Myers said. "We develop this thing where you keep telling these guys, 'Hey man, if you don't win a championship you're a bum.' I don't feel like a bum". (more...)
Euro 2016 France: Hosts Proceed To Final Euro 2016 France: Hosts Proceed To Final
- July 11, 2016

The eagle-eyed referee spotted a handball by Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger from a corner, pointed to the penalty spot and changed the course of the game. Joshua Kimmich clipped a post with a superb curler, Benedikt Hoewedes headed just over and Lloris produced a brilliant save in stoppage time to deny Kimmich as Germany tried to find a way back. (more...)
Real Madrid president Florentino rejected chance to sign Pogba for NOWT!
- July 11, 2016

That would effectively mean the player's next move would effectively come down to the choice of the player, though his agent Mino Raiola could yet have a say on his client's next destination. Manchester United and Juventus have joined the growing list of potential suitors for wantaway Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko, according to reports in France. (more...)
Wimbledon 2016: John McEnroe criticises Nick Kyrgios after Andy Murray loss
- July 11, 2016

Andy Murray has moved into the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a surprisingly straightforward win over Australia's Nick Kyrgios , 7-5, 6-1, 6-4. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is coming off a victory over Richard Gasquet in which he was forced to retire in the first set. (more...)
Euro 2016: Will France go all the way? Euro 2016: Will France go all the way?
- July 11, 2016

The likes of former World Player of the Year Luis Figo, Deco, Rui Costa, Nuno Gomes, and Pauleta had their chance to win the European Championship on home soil in 2004. He missed the semi-final win over Wales through injury. "I judge my team by whether we play well or badly, not by whether we are pretty or ugly", he said at one point during Euro 2016 . (more...)
Paul Pogba's agent offers very bad news to Manchester United
- July 11, 2016

The bidding will start at around £85 million for the 23-year-old - but the full cost of the transfer fee is likely to reach over £100 million. New United manager Jose Mourinho has already signed defender Eric Bailly, midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan and record-breaking Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. (more...)
Corbyn Has Lost Chance to Unite Labour: Eagle
- July 11, 2016

Mr Smith said that he was not prepared to stand by and watch his party split as he announced that he had asked to meet Mr Corbyn . Of the 60,000 new Labour members to have joined within the last week, a record for any British political party, more than half of are thought to have signed up to prevent a coup. (more...)
LA firefighters, amusing or Die host show fireworks safety is no joke
- July 11, 2016

Always have water such as a garden hose or bucket of water on hand in case of a fire. On holidays, such as Independence Day, fireworks are allowed between 9 a.m. Watch where you stand. Never place any part of your body directly over a fireworks device when lighting the fuse, and never try to relight or pick up fireworks that have not ignited fully, Drzewiecki said. (more...)
Sanders to join Clinton in New Hampshire presidential rally: campaigns
- July 11, 2016

Clinton's campaign has announced a stop in New Hampshire on Tuesday but did not say whether Sanders also would attend. Labor leaders said after the vote the language made clear where they stand on TPP and that they oppose "bad trade deals". (more...)
Froome-Quintana battle still looming after calm mountain leg
- July 11, 2016

At the Tour, he got off to a disappointing start, getting beaten by Cavendish in the opening stage and missing out on a chance to wear the yellow jersey . "I lead the points classification and I still have the yellow jersey - this Tour is going very well for me". However, the pack was in no rush to rein in the breakaway riders on the winding roads of the lush green Limousin countryside. (more...)
Tsonga: The finish line was too far against Murray
- July 11, 2016

But this was his most serious examination yet, a proper test and a close encounter of the intense kind. He also got the only break points of the set, breaking Tsonga twice in his two attempts. He was mixing the pace up, playing with a lot of variety, coming forward, hitting his forehand big. Murray's first problem of the quarter-final was to get grit out of his right eye. (more...)
Serena doubles up with Venus for title
- July 11, 2016

Open in Flushing Meadows and become the first person since Graf in 1988 to take the true Grand Slam, the four majors in a calendar year. "If I'm honest, coming so close, feeling it, not being able to quite get there", she said. Asked to reflect on her incredible success at the majors, which started with a US Open title as a trailblazing teenager in 1999, Serena admitted it was becoming hard to keep track of all her triumphs. (more...)
Scottish Open wind plays havoc for Phil Mickelson, JB Holmes
- July 11, 2016

Hatton came into the tournament knowing a top 12 finish could secure him one of four qualification spots at Royal Troon. Manassero began the day two shots behind Noren, but plenty of lip-outs for birdie meant 12 pars in a row left him four off the pace. (more...)
UFC200: Daniel Cormier loses $500000 after Jon Jones tests positive UFC200: Daniel Cormier loses $500000 after Jon Jones tests positive
- July 11, 2016

In January of 2015, he tested positive for cocaine metabolites then, three months later, he plead guilty to leaving the scene of an accident, after he had hit the vehicle of a pregnant women in Albuquerque before fleeing the scene on foot. Cormier took Silva down in all three rounds of their nontitle light heavyweight fight. Personally, I thought Hunt was going to win. "So I did what I needed to do". (more...)
Andy Murray: 'Wimbledon win extra special after previous defeats' Andy Murray: 'Wimbledon win extra special after previous defeats'
- July 11, 2016

When he sat in his sideline chair after it was over, Murray wiped away tears with a tournament towel. "I'm just really proud that I managed to do it again after a lot of tough losses in the latter stages of the slams over the last couple of years". (more...)