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Sport Injured Kvitova out of Eastbourne
Author: 0 Injured Kvitova out of Eastbourne

This was the 20th title of Kvitova's career but one of her more memorable. Kvitova's triumph in the Midlands came just six months after she suffered serious injuries to her left hand when stabbed by an intruder at her home in the Czech Republic in December.

Author: 0 France beat England 3-2 with 10 men

Have you read Trendiee Today? Kane scored a brace, with the second coming from the penalty spot after Raphael Varane was sent off. The decision was a controversial one, coming after Federation Internationale de Football Association tweaked the rules past year to reduce cases of players being sent off for denying clear goal-scoring opportunities, unless the offence is deliberate.

Sport Golden Knights Ask Fans for Input on Which Blackhawks Player to Pick
Author: 0 Golden Knights Ask Fans for Input on Which Blackhawks Player to Pick

Still, as Saturday's trade freeze approached, one expected National Hockey League teams would do make a lot of moves to protect as many valuable assets as possible. Vegas has made its willingness to negotiate known, meaning it might just stay away from certain players if the price is right. The Stanley Cup champion Penguins chose not to protect Bryan Rust, Carl Hagelin or Nick Bonino, but teams can only lose one player, and the expectation remains that Marc-Andre Fleury with be Vegas' next ...

Sport Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one
Author: 0 Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

Westbrook beat out Houston's James Harden and San Antonio forward Kawhi Leonard for the league's top honor. The Thunder all-star joined Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for an entire season, leading the Thunder into the playoffs after Kevin Durant left for Golden State.

Sport Portugal, Mexico into Confederation Cup semifinals
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico into Confederation Cup semifinals

The win, however, came at a cost as Manchester City-bound midfielder Bernardo Silva was substituted because of an ankle injury. Cherchesov insisted that his players had improved throughout the tournament and "had done the best they could" in the loss to Mexico .

Author: 0 No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two

The pink Force India cars of Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon were fifth and sixth after battling each other on the track - and over the radio - for position down the stretch. Max Verstappen surged from fifth to second, clipping Vettel's front wing on his way past before Felipe Massa was taken out by a spinning Carlos Sainz after the Toro Rosso driver had lost control following contact with Romain Grosjean's Haas vehicle in the approach to Turn 3.

Sport Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team
Author: 0 Mets promote Tim Tebow to advanced minor league team

Lucie, citing Tebow's vision at the plate and the speed of the ball coming off his bat as reasons for his promotion. The 29-year-old will be promoted to the Class A-Advanced St. Tebow certainly looked comfortable in the Fireflies' clubhouse, despite his being a decade older than several of his teammates. By the time he landed he found out that Sunday's finale against Kannapolis would be Tebow's last game so he booked to Spirit Communications Park.

Sport Jorge Mendes Is In Barcelona On Manchester United's Behalf
Author: 0 Jorge Mendes Is In Barcelona On Manchester United's Behalf

That said, he is clearly a big part of Barcelona's plans going forward and if they have rejected three offers for the midfielder he is unlikely to be going anywhere this summer. Although the Portuguese star had a poor season, there is no denying the fact that Gomes will definitely add some quality and depth to the Premier League side.

Sport Rockets Mike D'Antoni Named NBA Coach Of The Year
Author: 0 Rockets Mike D'Antoni Named NBA Coach Of The Year

Grabbing 68 of 100 first-place votes, D'Antoni tallied 400 total points, sprinting away from Miami's Erik Spoelstra (153 points) and San Antonio's Gregg Popovich (115), as they finished second and third. Gordon made a career-high 246 3-pointers this season, fourth in the National Basketball Association. The Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games in the first round before bowing out against the San Antonio Spurs in six games in the second round.

Sport Jose Mourinho reps deny €3.3m tax fraud during Real Madrid reign
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho reps deny €3.3m tax fraud during Real Madrid reign

The four-time world player of the year, who said last week his "conscience is clear", is threatening to leave Madrid over the affair, according to Spanish and Portuguese media. "This is very unusual and in the next few days I'll talk to him". "I've not spoken with Nasser (Al-Khelaifi, PSG president ) or with anybody", Perez said.

Sport Gatland says All Blacks targeting Lions halfback
Author: 0 Gatland says All Blacks targeting Lions halfback

The England enforcer will face the Hurricanes today in the last midweek match of the tour and is ready to answer Warren Gatland's call to fight fire with fire this weekend. Replacements L Apisai, C Eves, M Kainga, J Blackwell, R Prinsep, K Hauiti-Parapara, W Goosen, C Jane. He said he would speak to French referee Jerome Garces , who will control the second test, to ensure the same doesn't happen in Wellington .

Author: 0 NBA Draft: Analyzing The Top 2 Draft Picks

We expect a Ball jersey hanging up there one day, all right? Johnson, however, kept praising the leadership qualities of Ball, whom the Lakers selected No. On Saturday afternoon, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened the Lakers' odds to make next year's postseason, putting the "no" at minus-700 and the "yes" at plus-500.

Author: 0 Supreme Court To Consider Travel Ban

But those with what's called a, " Bona fide relationship with any person or entity in the United States " are protected. The highest court in the land is set to hear the case for the controversial travel ban when it reconvenes in October.

Sport Jimmy Spithill, Team USA earn 1st win at America's Cup
Author: 0 Jimmy Spithill, Team USA earn 1st win at America's Cup

New Zealand then displayed masterful control of their innovative cycle-powered boat, foiling all the way around the course en route to a 30-second win. "We just had a hard time hooking up", Spithill said. After five days with no racing, both crews have been working to improve the performance of their space-age catamarans, with the pressure on the USA crew and their extensive design and technical team to pull something out of the hat.

Sport Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team
Author: 0 Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team

Wall, who led the National Basketball Association with a career-high 157 steals and finished second in the National Basketball Association with 2.01 per game during the 2016-2017 season, tweeted "Lol" in response to the league's all-defense squads being unveiled Monday.

Sport Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year
Author: 0 Rockets' Eric Gordon voted Sixth Man of the Year

D'Antoni was announced as the victor of NBA's Coach of the Year award Monday during the league's award show on TNT. "I never thought I would be in NY and have to thank sportswriters for coach of the year, but so be it", D'Antoni said. The 55 wins tied for the fourth-most in franchise history. The Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games in the first round before bowing out against the San Antonio Spurs in six games in the second round.

Sport Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics
Author: 0 Josh Jackson says he would 'love' to play for Celtics

In exchange for the top pick, the Celtics received the No. 3 pick in Thursday's draft and a conditional future first-rounder from the Philadelphia 76ers . Some have argued that the 76ers surrendered too much to the Boston Celtics just to move up two spots in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft.

Sport Islanders trade Travis Hamonic to Flames for a fortune of draft picks
Author: 0 Islanders trade Travis Hamonic to Flames for a fortune of draft picks

Answer: Trade for Hamonic, to go along with Dougie Hamilton , Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie, giving the Flames a strong back end as well. The cost of acquisition was high, but Treliving seems comfortable with the price he paid. The Oilers have an edge when you stack the duo of Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl up against Calgary's young offensive leaders, Sean Monahan and Johnny Gaudreau .

Sport Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson
Author: 0 Boston Celtics president explains why the team passed on Josh Jackson

Didn't matter, as those talks dissipated. The Celtics made the predictable pick as their interest in Jayson Tatum early on made things obvious. It's just not a move-the-dial, fire-up-the-fan-base pick. On the challenge of earning time with the Celtics: "He definitely is not turned off by it. Jayson is definitely up for the challenge and we've always just encouraged him.

Sport Crystal Palace set to announce new manager
Author: 0 Crystal Palace set to announce new manager

De Boer's short, calamitous spell as Inter Milan manager past year was a shocking setback on the Dutchman's hitherto gilded footballing path, be it as a Rolls Royce of an global defender or as a thoughtful, go-ahead young coach. Alongside De Boer it included Wim Jonk, Marc Overmars and Bergkamp. "It's fantastically exciting for this football club, an wonderful milestone for us", said Parish.

Sport Who should be the NBA's MVP? Making a case for each candidate
Author: 0 Who should be the NBA's MVP? Making a case for each candidate

Another featured award is Coach of the Year . Then there's Harden. The Houston Rockets floor general scored just 202 fewer points than Westbrook this season on 408 fewer shot attempts. Before this season, the NBA's awards were given at various times throughout the postseason. Either way, it will be either player's first MVP award .

Sport Michelle Waterson Poses For ESPN's Body Issue
Author: 0 Michelle Waterson Poses For ESPN's Body Issue

Also featured are Brianna Decker, Kacey Bellamy, Meghan Duggan, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Alex Rigsby of the USA women's hockey team. "One burger a day to keep the conditioning away", he deadpanned, before letting out a chuckle. Ultimate Fighting Championship strawweight Michelle Waterson will appear in the forthcoming 2017 edition of the annual "Body Issue", the Worldwide Leader announced on Sunday.

Sport Oscar Mayer Wiener Drone Designed To Make It Rain Hot Dogs
Author: 0 Oscar Mayer Wiener Drone Designed To Make It Rain Hot Dogs

These radical changes made Oscar Mayer the first national brand to remove all added nitrates and nitrites, by-products and artificial preservatives from the meat in its entire line of hot dogs, all without changing the price. The WienerCycle is a three-wheeled moped, ideal for tricky urban deliveries, traveling on land with a sidecar that doubles as a hot dog warming station.

Sport Casey content with 'roller-coaster' second round
Author: 0 Casey content with 'roller-coaster' second round

Meanwhile, Masters champion Sergio Garcia finished at three-under with Bernd Wiesberger and Martin Kaymer . Tommy Fleetwood will try to block out thoughts of the "life-changing" effect of becoming the second English victor in five years in Sunday's final round of the US Open .

Sport Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title

After apologising for his absence Nadal said: 'I love Queen's, I won the tournament in 2008 and every time I reached the Wimbledon final it was after playing Queen's. It was the 22nd Slam finale for Nadal; just the fourth for Wawrinka, the oldest man in the championship match in 44 years. "Nine here is probably hard".

Sport Roger Federer thrashes Alexander Zverev, clinches ninth Halle Open title
Author: 0 Roger Federer thrashes Alexander Zverev, clinches ninth Halle Open title

In taking the opening set in just 24 minutes, Zverev already looked a beaten man and, even though he found a way past Federer in last year's semi-final, Federer ensured that a repeat was never on the cards. "People in their thirties, maybe 31, 32 when traditionally we're thinking "well, he's going to start wrapping it up soon" and think well maybe I've got four, five years".

Sport America's Cup win brings relief, elation for New Zealanders
Author: 0 America's Cup win brings relief, elation for New Zealanders

It was Spithill and the team bankrolled by Oracle founder Larry Ellison who in 2013 turned an 8-1 deficit against New Zealand into a 9-8 victory and a successful defence of the oldest trophy in worldwide sport. "It is student teaching the master", said former America's Cup sailor Ken Read. Ashby is the only member of the sailing crew who returned from that collapse.

Sport 44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event
Author: 0 44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

Authorities cited security concerns, but activists claim the government once again caved in to ultra-nationalists, who insist "degenerates" shouldn't be allowed to demonstrate. The riot police cordoned off the Taksim square by deploying armed vehicles, water cannons and dogs. Sunday's march is on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, marking the end of a month of fasting.

Sport NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show
Author: 0 NBA honors to be presented during league's first awards show

So, good on the folks for not going on strike the week before Canada Day, which I presume is a pretty big week in the world of retail booze. Monday we have the NBA Awards. The finalists for Rookie of the Year are the Milwaukee Bucks' guard Malcolm Brogden who was drafted 36th overall last year and the Philadelphia 76ers' center Joel Embiid and forward Dario Saric .