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Wimbledon party leaves Roger with a bad Fedache

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Federer followed that up by defeating Cilic previous year in the Wimbledon quarterfinals, but Federer is 35 and Cilic, at 28, is one of the biggest hitters in the game. Most of all, I admire the fact that Federer has remained free of controversy throughout his career. "I am surprised that it's this good", Federer said. Read More »

South asks North to hold military talks this week

It came hours after the Ministry of National Defense proposed holding military talks with the North on Friday to reduce tensions, and the ( South) Korea Red Cross suggested an August 1 meeting with its northern counterpart aimed at arranging an event for separated families to get reunited briefly. Read More »

The Banco Bradesco SA (NYSE:BBD) Announces Special Dividend of $0.01

The company presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $10.65. Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in BBD . LLC boosted its position in Banco Bradesco SA by 4.4% in the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 9,578,666 shares of the bank's stock worth $98,086,000 after buying an additional 3,860,878 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

NFL Player's Dog Being Held for Ransom

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In fact, the dog had been frequently posted about until late June. Whitehead asks anyone that may have information on his puppy should contact him immediately. Whitehead said he refused to pay the $10,000, but told the thieves he would give them "some cash", which they indicated they would accept. With just 11 posts, the dog has almost 5,700 followers now. Read More »

FSU Picked to Win the ACC in 2017

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The Seminoles received 117 votes to win the conference. Clemson was next with 37 first-place votes and 1,007 points, while Louisville received nine first-place votes and checked in with 843 total points. Miami was selected the likely Coastal Division victor by 103 voters and amassed 1,065 total points. Fuente and the Hokies defied the odds past year, going 6-2 in league play to win the division after being tabbed fourth in the preseason. Read More »

AC Milan Looking At Three Potential Options To Improve Their Attack

And it seems the Serie A giants are not over when it comes to improve their squad in an effort to mount a serious title challenge against Juventus, AS Roma, and Napoli. Belotti is a wanted man and has been linked with a number of clubs, including Antonio Conte's Chelsea , but Torino have continued to hope they can keep hold of the striker, who has a release clause of €100m in his contract, valid for sides outside Italy. Read More »

Paul Pierce Retires a Celtic

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They also showed Pierce suiting up in green practice gear and getting up shots at the team's practice facility. One of his most memorable performances with the franchise was during his first season of leading them to the playoffs. "We're honored that Paul has chosen to retire as a Celtic", Grousbeck told Celtics.com. However, long before Garnett and Allen came on board, Pierce was the lone superstar playing hero ball to keep the Celtics relevant. Read More »

Arsenal consider move for Celtic forward Moussa Dembele?

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Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League and with 12 months now left on his contract and no agreement over an extension reached, Sanchez's future is in major doubt. Sanchez finally admitted this week the he could be leaving the Gunners claiming he wants to play in the Champions League next season as oppose to the Europa League the North Londoners will take part in. Read More »

Lonzo Ball Shows Off Star Talent with LeBron James Looking On

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Ball has recorded the only two triple-doubles in the 13-year history of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League. Big Baller Brand made Lonzo's signature shoe, but because his father LaVar started the company, Lonzo's been allowed to wear whatever shoes he wanted throughout the Summer League. Read More »

Former champion Mark O'Meara to tee off first at the Open

That group follows England's Justin Rose - looking to better his memories of Birkdale in 1998 - who plays with 2010 Open victor Louis Oosthuizen and American Justin Thomas at 9.58am. Brooks Koepka, the new US Open champion, plays at 10.09 am with World No 2 Hideki Matsuyama and England's Race to Dubai leader Tommy Fleetwood who is on home turf as he hails from Southport. Read More »

Express post ridiculous Virgil van Dijk to Arsenal story

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Liverpool's interest in him is nothing new, although given that they were forced to publicly apologise to Southampton after their approach for the Dutch global previously which resulted in the Saints lodging a formal complaint against them with the Premier League , it looked as though the pursuit was over. Read More »

Top midfielder to sign £200000-a-week contract with Man United

But after failing to reach an agreement with Real for the Spaniard, United turned their attention to Lukaku who they signed earlier this month for £75m. "Madrid are the most powerful team of the moment", Herrera suggested. De Gea was quick to reply, sharing a video of himself scoring a fantastic free kick with the caption: "I think you should be the one to be scared". Read More »

Steelers don't reach long-term deal with Le'Veon Bell

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Pittsburgh placed the franchise tag on Bell in March. That being said , Bell has been a productive member of the Steelers when he is on the field. If Bell falters in 2017, the Steelers spent a year getting leverage and the services of one of the most risky offensive weapons in the sport they both play. Read More »

Bob Wolff passes away at age 96

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His career has spanned so many different avenues, that Wolff held the distinction of getting to have interviewed Babe Ruth. He was a broadcaster at New York City's Madison Square Garden for more than 50 years, calling Rangers and Knicks games including the latter team's two National Basketball Association titles. Read More »

England Women reach World Cup semi-final despite pitch concerns

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All four have scored a century at the World Cup. Between them they own four of the dozen hauls of four wickets or more taken at the tournament. Knight added: "I would like to think that if we can be successful this summer, getting to the final or even lifting the trophy, the game is in a much better place to make the most of it than it was in the past, in terms of getting more people involved in the game". Read More »

Explosion kills 10 worshippers in Maiduguri mosque

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The youths were said to have been angered over the spate of suicide attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents. A spokesman for a civilian self-defense force in Maiduguri city says the bomber was being chased by local security workers on Monday morning and ran into the middle of worshippers and exploded. Read More »

Shock KO loss for Gunnar Nelson and double disappointment for Irish duo

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Ponzinibbio pounced from the first bell at Glasgow's SSE Hydro Arena and followed up a big right by landing a vicious blow with his left to leave Nelson exposed on the campus, before the referee intervened. He finished the fight with hard elbows out of Ray's guard. Felder paid a poignant tribute to his father by finishing Ray inside of four minutes of the opening round. Read More »

Washington Nationals get two pitchers in trade with Oakland Athletics

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Sean Manaea , the next ace of this staff of Ikea pieces. We've never really committed to a full rebuild. The lefty/righty pairing, affordable contracts, and minimal yet successful experience as closers make flawless trade candidates. On June 23 at Nationals Park, Strasburg allowed five runs on eight hits in five innings in a no-decision vs. Cincinnati. "His slider has a lot to do with how he's doing right now". Read More »

Dollar flat as Yellen testimony dents future rate hike expectations

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Monetary policy was not on a "preset course", Yellen said, adding that there are roughly equal odds that "the U.S. economy's performance will be somewhat stronger or somewhat less strong than we now project". The benchmark closed at a three-week low in the previous session, falling almost 1 percent to 5,673.8 - the second time this month it dropped below the psychologically important 5,700 level. Read More »

Bale: No offer from Man Utd but I'm happy at Real Madrid

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The same thing happened with David Beckham and other Englishmen who came to Spain. Maybe I should have recovered for longer and not tried to force it, but now there is no pain. "You can not avoid these injuries in football when someone kicks your ankle", he said. "I signed a long contract at Madrid and I'm happy here", Bale told Marca . Read More »

Macron and Netanyahu remember Nazi-era roundup of Jews in Paris

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After he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a Holocaust commemoration, Macron also appealed for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. "They are trying to destroy us and you, and since France is a great power they will not ignore it". After the event with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Paris, Macron said that "everything should be done so that negotiations restart" with the aim of reaching a two-state solution, as the global community has long sought. Read More »

Lakers Beat Nets, Advance to Summer League Semifinals

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The No. 2 overall pick in this year's draft says he'll receive treatment leading up to the title game against the Trail Blazers, the Lakers' fifth game in six nights. While many wonder if his father is helping or hurting Lonzo's case by making headlines almost every day at this point, Ball is now making headlines with his performance. Read More »

Police investigate death of woman in room in Melbourne hotel

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Four men, all aged in their late 20s to early 30s from the ACT and NSW, are now in custody assisting with the investigation. Police have released a description of what the young woman was wearing in the hopes that she'll be identified: a black long-sleeve shirt, blue denim shorts and white sneakers. Read More »

AC Milan Interested in Renato Sanches

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United made their desire to sign Sanches last summer public, and there has been some talk that they could try again for him this summer, though he doesn't now appear to be a priority in midfield. According to reports in Portugal, Milan are keen on taking the talented youngster on a €7 million loan deal for two seasons, with the option to buy in 2019 for an additional €40 million. Read More »

Mark Ruffalo Says Stand-Alone 'Hulk' Film 'Will Never Happen'

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Cheadle, however, was quick to point out that if the corporations wanted to work something out, they could find a way, so it must be Ruffalo that they have an issue with. "Here's a bts pic of Mark Ruffalo telling me about how Hulk has a major storyline in #InfinityWar that carries into the next film #D23expo ". Cheadle joked that Marvel won't make a solo Hulk movie because it knows Ruffalo "would be bad", and that the 49-year-old actor is "already too old" to play the hero. Read More »

Conor McGregor Considering Going Full Rocky For Next UFC Fight

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He brushed off the tax debt in comments to reporters on Tuesday at the start of his tour to promote an August 26 boxing match against Irish MMA star Conor McGregor . To say you cross a line leading up to a fight? American former five-weight boxing world champion Mayweather, 40, will face the Irish UFC lightweight title-holder in 12 rounds under boxing rules. Read More »

"Nothing going on" between Cousins, Washington on eve of deadline

For at least one more year. However, there might not be a more significant practical moment for this franchise than Monday at 1 p.m. PT, which is the deadline for Cousins and Washington to agree to a long-term deal in this calendar year, or else he will operate on the one-year franchise-tag salary of $23.9 million for the soon-approaching 2017 season. Read More »

LEADING OFF: Quintana debuts for Cubs, Yanks-Bosox twinbill

Quintana is 28 and has a 3.51 career ERA - though a bad start to the season has inflated his ERA this year to 4.49. Of course, the White Sox are probably out of it for this year, but with all those players in the farm for the Pale Hose, they could be back in contention by next season with Moncada, Giolito, Fulmer, etc. Read More »

Wicklow Man In A Skirt Gets To Play Tennis At Wimbledon

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Kim Clijsters was getting ready to serve and could be heard asking on the court about where she should serve. The incident happened at the Ladies' Invitational Doubles Tournament, one of three Invitationals Wimbledon hosts which serves as an exhibition for fans to see older or retired players. Read More »