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by | July 15, 2018 | 12:00

Lovren, 29, has largely failed to set Anfield alight since moving from Southampton in 2014, often coming under fire for a lack of consistency at the back, though last season the Croat defender was instrumental in Liverpool's journey to the Champions League final.

by | July 15, 2018 | 11:24

But the peloton slowed and hostilities began with a "faux plat" incline to the final 150m, with Sagan's Bora, Gaviria's Quick-Step and the winner's Lotto outfit prominent into the final stretch. Van Avermaet picked up a one-second bonus overall during an intermediate bonus sprint at 20K from the finish. BMC's Greg Van Avermaet retained the yellow jersey, and extended his lead by one second to seven over Team Sky's Geraint Thomas after nicking third place on the bonus sprint.

by | July 15, 2018 | 10:25

Pacquiao is almost 40 years old and feels this fight will be the deciding factor on whether or not he continues to fight again. "I'm surprised I knocked him down so early - in the third, fifth and seventh". "I lost, but I walk away with my head raised". Tepora unleashed a wicked short right hand in the ninth round to knock down Ortega for the first time in what had been to that point an even contest.

by | July 15, 2018 | 09:34

Karunaratne's display with the bat ensured Sri Lanka , first, posted a strong total on the board in their first innings, and then set up an nearly unbeatable target in the second. The South Africa pacer took 21 less number of matches to equal the record of Pollock. Even myself batting in the first innings (when he made 49), I really felt like I needed to put some pressure back on to the spinners, because if you just let them bowl, they are very good.

by | July 15, 2018 | 06:29

Didier Deschamps has a reputation in France for being lucky. The win saw France into the last 16 and sent Peru out. He said: 'It's just an anti-football team. "I would have preferred to have lost in the quarter-finals to Brazil, at least that was a team that wanted to play football". 'France heads a corner and does nothing more than defend.

by | July 15, 2018 | 06:25

If he performs well, they could pick up his option and let him play out the season without a long-term deal. "Jabari is a 23-year-old player who is a natural fit with our young core, and is a proven scorer at the National Basketball Association level", Bulls general manager Gar Forman said in a statement.

by | July 15, 2018 | 05:30

Sarri has always been tipped to take over from Conte, however Chelsea dragged out the sacking of his fellow Italian, whose departure was only confirmed today, after two years at the club. In the title winning season, the club set a then-record 30 wins in a 38-game Premier League season, as well as a club-record 13 consecutive league victories.

by | July 15, 2018 | 04:11

The Philadelphia Phillies are also favored, even more than the New York Yankees . Regarding the Yankees' scenario, while some fans would undoubtedly bristle at the very notion of moving Andujar, third base is a position of depth for the Yanks, who still have Brandon Drury as an option who could step onto the big league roster following the season, should that scenario ultimately play out.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:42

The 11th seed took advantage of an error-strewn performance by the seven-times champion to become the first German woman to win the title since Steffi Graf in 1996. "We also changed my serve a little bit - and the fact I served good in the important moments was one of the key points in the match". Kerber is seeking to add a first Wimbledon title to her Australian and U.S.

by | July 15, 2018 | 00:53

In 2015, Harvard-Westlake (Calif.) assistant baseball coach P.C. Shaw broke through by having three of his former star pupils selected to a single MLB All-Star Game . The National League's starting roster also includes hometown selection Bryce Harper in an outfield that also includes Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Markakis.

by | July 15, 2018 | 00:31

Whether this was a slap in the face to Cavs owner Dan Gilbert, or just an indication that he just wants to spend some time living and playing in Los Angeles, it helps the Lakers to know they have a number of seasons to figure this thing out.

by | July 14, 2018 | 23:46

A showdown between two tennis skyscrapers - with Isner topping the 6 foot 8 Anderson by two inches - predictably featured three tiebreaks and 102 thunderbolt aces but it was the 32-year-old South African who delivered the knockout blow. Djokovic faced a third break point in deuce, which he won with a terrific cross-court passing shot, and went on to hold serve, even after it went to deuce four more times.

by | July 14, 2018 | 22:27

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he hoped to play golf at his course in Scotland ahead of a summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin that could be overshadowed by accusations that Russians meddled in the U.S. "If they do that, their trade deal with the United States will probably not be made because we have enough difficulty with the European Union ", Trump told The Sun .

by | July 14, 2018 | 21:53

In the second longest match in Wimbledon history, Anderson triumphed after 6 hours and 36 minutes, 7-6 (6) 6-7 (5) 6-7 (9) 6-4 26-24. When Djokovic converted his second set point in the tiebreaker - having saved three of Nadal's - the clock had ticked a couple of minutes past 11.

by | July 14, 2018 | 21:35

Vettel he admitted he feared he would miss qualifying with a neck complaint, and though he went on to earn second on the grid he confessed to still being a little anxious going into the race. "I came here to clarify, if he actually said something like that, I mean, he should be ashamed of himself", Arrivabene said. "Who's he to judge what a driver is doing in the vehicle, I can accept it from Jacques [Villeneuve, Sky Italia pundit] because he's been a driver, but that person? No".

by | July 14, 2018 | 21:13

England manager Gareth Southgate says the Three Lions' 2-1 World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia will stay with him forever, but his side are determined to earn a medal in Russian Federation as consolation. Despite all the talent in their ranks, Croatia's place at the World Cup was in jeopardy as late as last October when Zlatko Dalic took over and Modric paid tribute to the impact the coach has had on the team.

by | July 14, 2018 | 20:00

People weren't even expecting us to get to the semi-final, why couldn't we have got excited about being in there?" Keane, 46, suggested England fans and pundits - including Wright and Gary Neville - had got carried away during the tournament.

by | July 14, 2018 | 19:56

Parker had been a restricted free agent before Milwaukee chose to rescind his qualifying offer , making him unrestricted. Parker is a tough guy to peg, because all he needs is for one team to think his upside overshadows his injury history and he's going to be in for a big payday.

by | July 14, 2018 | 19:42

Stick with Keeping It Heel for continued coverage of UNC alumni in the NBA Summer League. Golden State beat the Los Angeles Lakers 77-71, and Miami topped Sacramento 86-76. Doncic still hasn't gotten the clearance to sign his contract and hasn't participated in a live practice with Dallas' summer club yet. Derrick White had 26 points, seven rebounds and six assists for Spurs and Lonnie Walker IV ended with 14 points in the win.

by | July 14, 2018 | 18:44

The England boss though, will be forced into one change, with Kieran Trippier unlikely to be risked after hobbling off towards the end of the semi-final against Croatia . A gut-wrenching 2-1 defeat to Croatia after extra-time at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday night denied England a shot at a second World Cup triumph, instead setting up a consolation game against familiar foes Belgium .

by | July 14, 2018 | 17:08

Trump was quoted saying that if May followed through on her compromise Brexit plan, maintaining close ties to the European Union, "that would probably end a major trade relationship with the United States". President Donald Trump , while police tried to find a paraglider who breached a no-fly zone and flew a protest banner over the golf resort where Trump is staying.

by | July 14, 2018 | 11:22

He had been waiting since winning the FA Cup in May to resolve his future at Stamford Bridge , but difficulty in securing Sarri delayed the process. The question after Antonio Conte's departure from Chelsea on Friday was not 'where did it all go wrong?' but rather 'why did it take so long?'.

by | July 14, 2018 | 09:47

In the build-up to Thursday's semi-final against Julia Goerges , there had been some rumblings that Williams had yet to be tested as she had been fortunate not to run into any top 50 player since none of the top 10 seeds made it into the last eight.American great Billie Jean King had also voiced the main concern that remained about Williams.

by | July 14, 2018 | 08:47

A year after his 2017 fourth round match was postponed by 24 hours into what is a designated "rest day" for the men, he narrowly avoided suffering the same fate again. After a slump following two years of nearly total domination of the men's game, Djokovic's star appears to be back on the rise and he is a clear contender to win a fourth Wimbledon title.

by | July 14, 2018 | 08:01

Isner was 8-3 lifetime versus Anderson coming into the match. The other semifinal match will still take place Friday, but the curfew for play at Wimbledon is 11 p.m. Assuming Anderson is able to walk and raise his serving arm, Sunday will make his second major final appearance after the 2017 US Open , when he lost in straight sets to Nadal.