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Federer's endorsements are estimated by Forbes to be worth a whopping US$65 million per year, with his long-running and high-profile partnership with Nike believed to rope in an eye-watering US$10 million annually. The 36-year-old left-handed Spaniard had equalled the mark set by Roger Federer at Roland Garros. "After a while without playing on grass it's very important to start with a straight victory", he said.
  • Max Verstappen dreams of title glory after Red Bull's home win

    Max Verstappen dreams of title glory after Red Bull's home win

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    The drama started early in the race when a virtual safety auto was deployed. Daniel Ricciardo , the Dutchman's Red Bull team-mate, and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton were forced into emergency second pit stops yet Verstappen managed the soft tyres he took on at his only stop for 56 laps.
  • 3 reasons why Portugal lost 2-1 to Uruguay

    3 reasons why Portugal lost 2-1 to Uruguay

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    Cavani had already put Uruguay in front early on, only for Pepe to head Portugal level in the 55th minute in a thrilling contest that was not the battle of attrition many predicted. "Cavani sustained an injury tonight and we will have to see how that evolves as it's not clear at this stage how serious it is", Uruguay's long-serving coach Oscar Tabarez told reporters.
  • Brazil fans hold funeral for Germany after Russian Federation 2018 elimination

    Brazil fans hold funeral for Germany after Russian Federation 2018 elimination

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    I really had the feeling that the team, they really wanted to go forward. Germany went 1-0-2 in the Tournament with their only win coming against Sweden when Toni Kroos scroed the game victor deep into added time. I'm shocked, I'm shocked because we didn't manage to pull it off today. "The last game we delivered a good performance was in the autumn of 2017". " We decided in the DFB executive committee before the World Cup to offer a contract extension ", DFB boss Reinhard Grindel ...
  • Molinari seeks to end 71-year Italian drought on PGA Tour

    Molinari seeks to end 71-year Italian drought on PGA Tour

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    American Ryan Armour was second on 267, one stroke ahead of South Korea's Kang Sung with Woods next on 269, one ahead of Americans Bronson Burgoon and Beau Hossler . He won a World Golf Championship in Shanghai in 2010, though the PGA Tour did not recognize the HSBC Champions as an official win until a year later.
  • LeBron James is leaving Cavs to sign four-year deal with Lakers

    LeBron James is leaving Cavs to sign four-year deal with Lakers

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    Former Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James signed a four-year deal for $153.3 million with the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday, ESPN reported Sunday . Because it is Los Angeles, several celebrities weighed in on James' decision to join the Lakers. After years of Stephenson trying to troll James, James was nearly in on the joke by the time the series finished, even giving a reporters a play on words of Stephenson's nickname 'Born Ready .' .
  • Igor Akinfeev stars as Russia stun Spain on penalties

    Igor Akinfeev stars as Russia stun Spain on penalties

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    Akinfeev stopped kicks from Koke and Iago Aspas, while Russia's marksmen scored all four penalties they took. Spain , who parted ways with coach Julen Lopetegui just days before the tournament, joined England and Italy as the only teams to lose three shootouts at the World Cup , having been knocked out by hosts South Korea in 2002 and Belgium in 1986, both in the quarterfinals.
  • DeAndre Jordan to sign with Mavericks

    DeAndre Jordan to sign with Mavericks

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    Jordan's field goal percentage dipped below 70 per cent for the first time in three seasons previous year, but part of that could be due to the departure of point guard Chris Paul . could develop into a Chris Paul type player with Jordan around. Jordan was set to make $24.1 million under the four-year, $87.6 million contract he signed to stay with the team that drafted him in 2008.
  • National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James signs with LA Lakers

    National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James signs with LA Lakers

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    The LeBron James fiasco has gone on long enough. Cleveland.com's Joe Vardon reported that James' mind would not be made up with or without Leonard landing with the Lakers . The Los Angeles Lakers would certainly have the capital to sign Cousins, especially after Paul George opted to re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder rather than make his expected move to Los Angeles.
  • Kawhi Leonard reaches out to LeBron James, expresses interest in playing together

    Kawhi Leonard reaches out to LeBron James, expresses interest in playing together

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    San Antonio is reportedly seeking young players and draft picks. The pressure is on the Los Angeles Lakers to acquire a star player, as LeBron James is reportedly reluctant to join Los Angeles before another star is also on board. Kawhi Leonard has a strong desire to play in Los Angeles. While we've spent numerous hours on the phone trying to track down details on any Celtic involvement in the Kawhi Leonard affair, most of what's been learned could have been deduced through simple ...
  • LeBron in 'good dialogue' with Cavaliers

    LeBron in 'good dialogue' with Cavaliers

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    The five-time All-Star had his most efficient season in Cleveland, averaging 17.6 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists while shooting 45.8 percent from the floor and 41.5 percent from beyond the arc in 28 minutes a night, his lowest over the last four years.
  • Croatia through to quarters

    Croatia through to quarters

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    A Denmark clearance attempt from its own area bounced off a defender , right into the path of Mario Mandzukic . This has given added impetus to this tie with both sides being impressive going into tonight's battle in Nizhny Novgorod .
  • Danijel Subasic heroics sees Croatia through to quarters after shootout drama

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    Earlier on this evening, hosts Russian Federation delivered a huge upset by knocking out former World Cup champions Spain out of the tournament - in a dramatic penalty shootout. Croatia's midfield pairing of Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic is the envy of many teams in the tournament, and the duo are far from their only fine players.
  • Russian Federation beat Spain in World Cup's first penalty shootout to progress

    Russian Federation beat Spain in World Cup's first penalty shootout to progress

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    Koke had his penalty saved early in the shootout, giving Russian Federation the advantage, and then Igor Akinfeev saved Iago Aspas' spot kick with his foot to send his side into the last eight and send Spain home from the tournament. His shot from a tight angle forces Akinfeev into a save! Late in the second half of extra time Spain players charged towards the referee to demand a penalty after Piqué was jostled in the box as he tried to reach a free-kick.
  • Marouane Fellaini extends with Red Devils until 2020

    Marouane Fellaini extends with Red Devils until 2020

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    Fellaini's contract situation had divided United supporters, a section of whom did not want the Belgian to be handed a new deal due to his inconsistent performances, but head coach José Mourinho has always backed the towering midfielder. Thibaut Courtois has expressed his opinions on Belgium team-mate Marouane Fellaini ahead of the nation's World Cup Round of 16 clash against Japan on Monday.
  • Ronaldo, Suarez put World Cup dreams on line as Portugal face Uruguay

    Ronaldo, Suarez put World Cup dreams on line as Portugal face Uruguay

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    Against any other forward, Godin will be towering over but Ronaldo plays with the air of a man who fears nobody and unless Uruguay can neutralise him, nothing else will matter much. Despite the presence of attacking superstars, we can't imagine this game producing many goals. The sides meet in Sochi on Saturday, with Uruguay the only team alongside Croatia from the completed groups at Russian Federation 2018 to boast a 100 percent record.
  • Joachim Low leaps to defence of Germany's biggest scapegoat

    Joachim Low leaps to defence of Germany's biggest scapegoat

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    We did not really convince in any game. Most assumed that Germans would do what they always do and find a way to beat South Korea , but as is the case in most sport, absolutely nothing went as expected. 'We're sorry for not playing like world champions, and as painful as it is, we deserve to be out'. "We tried everything to play football but we just couldn't get going.
  • Mavs swap picks to get Luka Doncic

    Mavs swap picks to get Luka Doncic

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    Doncic, 19, was selected third overall by the Atlanta Hawks and the Slovenian's rights were traded to the Mavericks for Oklahoma product Trae Young and a projected first-round 2019 pick. "[The Mavericks have] been talking to me", Doncic said on the broadcast after being selected . The Suns are winners in this draft not for their top overall pick in Deandre Ayton (which was a good and the correct pick), but for what they did later on.
  • Argentina Set To Make Surprise Change To Starting XI Against France

    Argentina Set To Make Surprise Change To Starting XI Against France

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    Deschamps sacrificed a golden chance for them to gel by shaking up his side for the 0-0 draw against Denmark , which secured qualification but did little to improve team cohesion. The Barcelona legend has only managed one goal so far in Russian Federation, which came in the decisive 2-1 Group D win over Nigeria in St. Petersburg and set up the French encounter.
  • 'Soft hotel mattress' blamed for Brazilian's World Cup injury

    'Soft hotel mattress' blamed for Brazilian's World Cup injury

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    We can't change the mentality of how they are going to judge us. While the 2002 World Champions have not been at the top of their game, they have shown their talent and have managed to win games. After a dramatic game between Germany and South Korea, we come your way with another game that could also see another big team out of the tournament.
  • Watch Belgium’s Michy Batshuayi Goal Celebration Go Hilariously Wrong

    Watch Belgium’s Michy Batshuayi Goal Celebration Go Hilariously Wrong

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    England were beaten 1-0 by Belgium last night meaning they finished second in Group G. Belgium's Michy Batshuayi reacts to a moment against England. He wouldn't be the first Belgian to see the ball ricochet off the post and right into his face, as his teammate Kevin De Bruyne has already experienced the same pain.