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Sports Highlights from Wallabies vs All Blacks First Bledisloe Cup Test
Author: 0 Highlights from Wallabies vs All Blacks First Bledisloe Cup Test

The reigning world champions, who drew the recent series with the British and Irish Lions 1-1, scored six tries before half-time, with both Reiko Ioane and Ryan Crotty dotting down twice along with Liam Squire and the returning Sonny Bill Williams - back from his four-game ban for his shoulder charge on Anthony Watson six weeks ago.

Sports Simona Halep edges out Johanna Konta in Cincinnati Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Simona Halep edges out Johanna Konta in Cincinnati Open quarter-finals

All were erased, including one via a second serve ace, and the players struggled through the game until Halep hit a backhand long on Konta's third game point to set up an unexpected tiebreak. Scheduled for Friday in Cincinnati are (4) Muguruza vs. (8) Kuznetsova, (2) Halep vs. (7) Konta, (6) Wozniacki vs. (1) Pliskova or (Q) Giorgi, and (5) Svitolina or Goerges vs.

Sports Newcastle United and Crystal Palace amongst clubs who'd suit Leeds United ace
Author: 0 Newcastle United and Crystal Palace amongst clubs who'd suit Leeds United ace

Speaking ahead of Saturday's trip to Sunderland , head coach Thomas Christiansen warned again that cashing in on the New Zealand worldwide - the scorer of 30 goals last season - would be a mistake. Following a hard start to life with Leeds, during which he came in for major criticism from the club's fans, Kiwi Wood has since gone on to become a firm favourite amongst supporters of the former English giants.

Sports Seahawks Get Preseason Victory Over Vikings, 20-13
Author: 0 Seahawks Get Preseason Victory Over Vikings, 20-13

Carroll and offensive line coach Tom Cable said this week that the left side of the line appeared set with Fant at tackle and free-agent addition Luke Joeckel at guard. But according to Walsh, it wasn't just sour grapes after facing the team that cut him last November, midway through his fifth season; he was just letting the Vikings know he'd heard the taunts they'd directed his way.

Sports Wayne and Coleen Rooney confirm baby news
Author: 0 Wayne and Coleen Rooney confirm baby news

Coleen had just recently hit out at pregnancy rumours, saying she had just put on weight, after photos were released of her on holidays. While talking to a magazine, she said, "I can imagine having a girl". The Littlewoods ambassador revealed little details to her loyal fans. In another interview with MailOnline, firing back at speculation about what she wanted if she were to have more children , she said: "My mum is more desperate to have a girl than me because she's got all grandsons".

Sports Arsenal, Liverpool hopes dented as PSG provide Draxler update
Author: 0 Arsenal, Liverpool hopes dented as PSG provide Draxler update

Blaise Matuidi has left to join Juventus and even more attackers are expected to leave, especially if PSG do end up buying Kylian Mbappe this summer. The German winger, 23, arrived the Parc des Princes from Schalke 04 in January for £36million on a 4-year deal, but the arrival of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe's prospective entry will see him drop out nearly completely of the first team plans.

Sports Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final
Author: 0 Kyrgios sweeps away Nadal in Cincinnati quarter-final

The big-serving Croatian took the first set when play resumed but Kyrgios fought back via a second-set tiebreaker, showing the OH crowd a preview of his nightclub moves in celebration. Kyrgios outlasted Croatia's Ivo Karlovic 4-6, 7-6 (8/6), 6-3. The volatile Kyrgios, ranked 23rd in the world, served for the match at 5-4 in the second set but double faulted multiple times to hand Nadal the break.

Sports Red Sox LHP Drew Pomeranz leaves mid-batter with back spasms
Author: 0 Red Sox LHP Drew Pomeranz leaves mid-batter with back spasms

Pomeranz, 6-0 in his previous 11 starts and a 12-game victor, left runners in scoring position in the first three innings. Addison Reed has had some rough outings in his first month with the Red Sox . It's become undeniable: these Red Sox are resilient. Gary Sanchez hit a monstrous homer to left-center off Joe Kelly in the seventh to tie it at 3, sparking a four-run inning that gave the Yankees a 6-3 lead.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard back in full Chelsea training

Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are suspended, while numerous young players Conte used when his squad was stretched last season have been allowed to leave. Pedro missed the defeat to Burnley last weekend due to an ankle injury sustained in the Community Shield against Arsenal and Conte is unsure if he will be available.

Sports Ronaldo handed five-match ban after shoving referee
Author: 0 Ronaldo handed five-match ban after shoving referee

In case you didn't know. . The Competition committee announced on its website that it had upheld its one match ban for the red card Ronaldo was shown, and the other sanction for four more matches for pushing the referee . Irrespective of these complaints, he is hopeful that the ban will be reduced. Consequentially, Ronaldo will miss Wednesday's second leg of Spanish Super Cup and La Liga on the 20 of August.

Sports Barca 'close' to a deal for Coutinho
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Liverpool have remained adamant that Brazilian playmaker Coutinho - who has submitted a transfer request - will not be sold in this transfer window while Borussia Dortmund suspended Dembele after the forward failed to show for training amid links with Barcelona .

Sports Newcastle's Rafa Benitez: I can't change what Mike Ashley said
Author: 0 Newcastle's Rafa Benitez: I can't change what Mike Ashley said

When it was put to Wagner on Friday that there was speculation Yiadom had failed to pass a medical, he said: "I don't like to go into details because he isn't our player". "I don't think we'll make the same mistakes they did". Not really. I've dealt with Lee for this previous year and-a-half and I don't need much contact (with Ashley) if I have Lee there.

Sports Solheim Cup 2017: Europe lead United States after foursomes
Author: 0 Solheim Cup 2017: Europe lead United States after foursomes

Europeans Anna Nordqvist and Georgia Hall defeated Paula Creamer and cup rookie Austin Ernst, 3 and 1, and Karine Icher and Catriona Matthew overtook US players Stacy Lewis and Gerina Piller, 1-up. Stacy Lewis and Gerina Piller rounded out the four US victories, as they defeated the English duo of Georgia Hall and Charley Hull 2&1. Kang's putting was solid throughout the day - and back-to-back birdie putts sealed her and Wie's win after 17 holes.

Sports Cubs place LHP Lester on disabled list
Author: 0 Cubs place LHP Lester on disabled list

This is actually the second time the Chicago Cubs ace has allowed nine or more runs in an inning. In 2017, Lester has an 8-7 record with 4.37 ERA with 155 strikeouts and a 1.27 WHIP. The Cubs could be seeing what is in store for the latter portion of Lester's career. Lester was pulled in the second inning of Thursday afternoon's game against the Cincinnati Reds due to the injury and saw a team doctor after the game.

Sports Red Sox welcome renaming Yawkey Way, report says
Author: 0 Red Sox welcome renaming Yawkey Way, report says

Boston University, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and other city institutions boast centers bearing Thomas Yakwey's name . - The homer set the stage for a Red Sox victory, opening Boston's lead in the AL East up to 5 ½ games. The D'Angelos are on board with a name change. In May, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones , who is black, said he was showered with racial epithets and a bag of peanuts tossed from the Fenway bleachers.

Sports Penn State rewards Franklin with six-year deal
Author: 0 Penn State rewards Franklin with six-year deal

Previously, Sports Illustrated is reporting it's a six-year deal worth close to $5.8 million per year. That will stand to make Franklin the fourth-highest paid coach in college football, behind only Alabama's Nick Saban, Michigan's Jim Harbaugh and Ohio State's Urban Meyer.

Author: 0 Cook & Joe Root hit centuries in UK's first day-night Test

The West Indies lost Kraigg Brathwaite before the tea break with the opener's footwork letting him down as he prodded at a full ball outside off from James Anderson. But helped by some wayward bowling by the West Indian attack, Root and Cook negotiated the pink ball easily. To score 243, whether it's a good wicket or not is a fantastic achievement.

Sports Derek Jeter, wife Hannah, celebrate first child
Author: 0 Derek Jeter, wife Hannah, celebrate first child

Congratulations are in order for Derek and Hannah Jeter, who just brought their first child into the world! In April, a special video was created and shared using former teammates to congratulate the iconic Yankees shortstop on his impending fatherhood and even share some advice.

Sports Patriots rookie Derek Rivers reportedly out for season with knee injury
Author: 0 Patriots rookie Derek Rivers reportedly out for season with knee injury

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported an initial MRI revealed Rivers tore his ACL and sprained his LCL, per a source informed of the situation. While the exact injury is unknown, Rivers flew back to Boston on Thursday for testing rather than traveling to Houston with his teammates for their preseason game against the Texans.