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Bryce Harper Completes Colossal Comeback to Win Home Run Derby

He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics and moved on to play for the Midland RockHounds in 2013 through 2014. In that bonus time, Harper slugged a 19th homer to take the victory. Unfortunately, he ran into a home run-hitting machine in Schwarber, who bested him with 16. A change to the format in 2015 quickened the pace, and simplified the concept-each player hits as many home runs as he can in four minutes, and the one with the most homers advances.

Putin brushes aside suggestion he has compromising information on Donald Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, a golfing partner of the president, called the event a "missed opportunity" for Trump "to firmly hold Russian Federation accountable for 2016 meddling and deliver a strong warning regarding future elections". "I had to repeat what I have already said many times before - the Russian state has never interfered and is not planning to interfere in the USA's internal affairs", Putin said.

Mbappe salutes Pele after World Cup final goal

Macron, it seems, joined the French players during the post-match celebrations in the dressing room. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday handed over the mantle of World Cup host to the emir of Qatar, whose country will stage the 2022 edition of the tournament.

With flags, song, pride, French celebrate World Cup victory

France was also compared to former five-weight world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, who always knew how much to give to win, but never gave more, even though he could. Peter Sekulic, president of the Edmonton Croatia Soccer Club says although he is sad that they lost, he couldn't have asked for a better team. "They're losing this game to a free-kick that wasn't a free-kick, and penalty that definitely wasn't penalty", English football legend Alan Shearer said.

Eden Hazard reveals who will decide his dumping Chelsea for Real Madrid

Real Madrid are willing to spend £150million to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea , according to the Daily Mail . When asked where his future lie, he said: 'I don't know. Hazard is yet to commit to a new deal at Chelsea , and with his current deal expiring in 2020, Barca apparently feel they have a chance of luring him to Spain.

Nishikori ready for war against Djokovic in Wimbledon quarter-final

The fifth game of the third set was nearly a mirror of the third game of the second - which Nishikori had held despite three break points. And Djokovic, a three-time champion at SW19, is in confident mood as he prepares for a clash with either Rafael Nadal or Juan Martin del Potro on Friday.

Chelsea set to announce Maurizio Sarri with contract signed at Stamford Bridge

The Blues confirmed the sacking of Antonio Conte as manager on Friday morning and are speeding ahead with putting Sarri in place as his successor. Chelsea have fired manager Antonio Conte after a two-year tenure in which he won the English Premier League and FA Cup .

Wimbledon: Kerber reaches final as Ostapenko self-destructs

She is the second woman to accomplish this in the Open Era following Chris Evert, who played in a major final for 14 straight years between 1973 and 1986. "I know that she is always pushing you to the limits". Two months away from turning 37, and just 10 months after giving birth to her first child, this extraordinary athlete now has the opportunity to relive the 2016 Wimbledon final, when she played and defeated Kerber.

Trumps arrive for gala at UK’s Blenheim Palace

Activists inflate a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange baby in north London on July 10, 2018. President Trump said the British people "voted to break it up, so I imagine that " s what they " ll do" and "Brexit is Brexit".

How to watch the semi-finals

They were also champions that year. That's the detail you get in the semifinal of the World Cup . "This generation has been underrated for a long time because of their poor results, but they have shown their quality when it mattered at this World Cup , and it will go down as a golden generation like that of 1998".

Marcelo won't start against Mexico: Tite

Lasmar said it was a precautionary measure because the defender felt his muscles "lock up". " Marcelo has a medical history with this kind of injury", Lasmar said in the mixed zone. He trained today and is available for [coach] Tite. "I'll be back in action soon". Brazil manager Tite has confirmed his starting XI for their round-of-16 tie against Mexico on Monday, with Marcelo dropping out due to injury.

Thunder Working On Parting Ways With Carmelo Anthony Via Trade, Stretch Provision

Melo recently opted into his $27.9 million contract for the 2018-19 season. OKC will work with Anthony's reps and evaluate options including trade, buyout and/or stretch provision, which could save the team over $100 million. Wade, who has yet to decide if he's coming back for a 16th National Basketball Association season and would likely take no less than the Heat's $5.3 million tax exception, willingly accepted a bench role with the Heat when he was acquired at the National Basketball ...

Brazil vs Belgium: Tite happy with ‘below-par’ Neymar

Brazil coach Tite dismissed talk that his team is the favourite to win the match against Belgium , let alone the World Cup . Neymar won his race to be fit in time to make Tite's final squad for Russian Federation after suffering a fractured metatarsal while playing for French champions Paris Saint-Germain in February, and he has scored two of Brazil's seven goals at the tournament so far.

Sebastian Vettel hits out at Formula One penalty system

Daniel Ricciardo finished eight tenths adrift of Vettel in P5, but team mate Verstappen, hoping for an incident-free session after his RB14 crawled to a halt towards the end of FP1 after suffering a gearbox failure , ended up without a time after losing the rear of his auto at Luffield with less than 20 minutes on the clock.

Andy Murray: Two-time champion drops out of Wimbledon

Wimbledon received the news it didn't want: Andy Murray won't play in the tournament. Now he will miss his home Grand Slam for the first time since a wrist injury kept him away in 2007. "I will start practicing on the hard courts from tomorrow and continuing with my rehab and recovery and I'm looking forward to the US hard-court season", Murray's statement read.

Trapped Thai Soccer Team Sends a Message From the Cave

We are now planning how to send (a) nurse and doctor inside the cave to check their health and movement. But the floodwaters cut off their path of escape. Rescuers say the boys may have to effectively scuba dive out. After an initial exchange in which a rescuer ascertains that all 13 are present, one of the boys asks what day it is, and a rescuer replies: "Monday.

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

In all, Mbappe joins Pele and four other teenagers with multiple goals in one World Cup - Michael Owen (for England in 1998), José Altafini (for Brazil in 1958) Edmund Conen (for Germany in 1934) and Manuel Rosas (for Mexico in 1930).

LeBron James reportedly excited to play with Lonzo Ball on Lakers

Free agent Julius Randle has agreed to a two-year, $18M deal with New Orleans, league sources tell ESPN . In the years since he left the team in the 2014-15 season, he's only spent one year with each subsequent squad. After all their moves Sunday and Monday, the Lakers have $5.6 million left under the salary cap, which could rule out another big free-agent signing.

Neymar leads Brazil into seventh straight quarterfinal

Yet the less attractive side of his game was also on display, as he writhed on the floor, seemingly in agony, after Mexico's Miguel Layun had made the slightest contact with his ankle, before making an immediate and miraculous recovery.

LeBron James declines player option with Cavaliers, set to become free agent

Free agency is here, and the rush is on to pitch LeBron James - or at least his representatives. With prior reports this offseason that Leonard, who celebrates his 27th birthday Friday, wants out of San Antonio immediately, ESPN reports that while the Spurs are weighing short-term offers San Antonio apparently hopes to score a massive return on any deal for Leonard, the two-time All-Star and two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year.