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Wimbledon announce first round of wildcards

As I wait in the rain at the Edgebaston Priory club for Kiki Mladenovic news began to filter through about Wimbledon wildcards for 2018.

The big news was that Dan Evans who recently returned from a ban after testing positive for cocaine has not received a wildcard for the main draw or qualifying which means he will have to go to Roehampton tomorrow, miss Eastbourne and hope to win 6 matches to get to the main draw. 43 more words

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In the Messi vs. Ronaldo battle, the Portugal star is winning

The Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate will never go away but at this World Cup, the battle seems pretty clear. Can Messi match his rival? 17 more words

Why Deshaun Watson is the No. 1 QB in fantasy

The Texans’ quarterback was a revelation as a rookie — until a torn ACL cut his season short. Here is why you should put the small sample size aside and take him ahead of all other QBs. 16 more words

With a new trainer, Ortiz will test himself against veteran Salgado

Undefeated junior welterweight Vergil Ortiz Jr. appears to have a relatively easy fight against Juan Salgado on Saturday. But the veteran Salgado has learned a few tricks during his 15 years as a pro and could surprise the young prospect. 16 more words

The Russian arm of the fast-food chain Burger King has apologised after offering women a reward of 3m roubles (£36,000; $47,000) and free Whopper burgers for life if they got pregnant with a World Cup player's baby

The Russian arm of the fast-food chain Burger King has apologised after offering women a reward of 3m roubles (£36,000; $47,000) and free Whopper burgers for life if they got pregnant with a World Cup player’s baby. 63 more words

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Report: Omaha to host MLB prior to '19 CWS

Major League Baseball and the NCAA have been working to arrange an MLB game as a kickoff event to the 2019 College World Series, according to the AP. 17 more words