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Indians snap Verlander's streak in 11-8 rout of Tigers

Indians snap Verlander's streak in 11-8 rout of Tigers

Verlander's statline Sunday vs. Cleveland: 3.1 innings pitched, 9 hits, 7 earned runs, three walks and zero Ks. The Tigers offense scored six runs in the ninth inning to briefly make the game interesting. Verlander lasted less than four innings in Sunday's 11-2 loss to the Indians. Jackson Stephens lasted five innings in his major league debut and drove in the go-ahead runs with a bases-loaded single, leading host Cincinnati past Chicago.


Murray ready to kick off his Wimbledon defence

Murray ready to kick off his Wimbledon defence

Top seed and world number one Murray opens proceedings on Centre Court insisting a hip problem will not prevent him from dispatching Kazakh lucky loser Alexander Bublik . Kim Clijsters, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong are the only women to have won a Grand Slam after having a child. Murray's woes have led to Roger Federer being installed as the bookies favourite to win Wimbledon for a record eighth time.


India Attends SCO Meeting In China Amid Sikkim Stand-Off

India Attends SCO Meeting In China Amid Sikkim Stand-Off

The map shows Doklam as part of Chinese territory . This is the second commentary by Xinhua today. The commentary said while the Indian decision to boycott the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative may be understandable, "staying away is not the best choice New Delhi could have made".


Marcus Johansson traded to Devils from Capitals

Marcus Johansson traded to Devils from Capitals

Johansson, 26, is coming off a career year in which he recorded 24 goals and 34 assists in 82 games. In 501 National Hockey League games over seven seasons, Johansson has 102 goals and 188 assists for 290 points. Prior to last season, Johansson's career-high for points was 47 (20 assists, 27 goals), set during the 2014-15 season. While he is going from having Kuznetsov as his primary center to perhaps flanking a rookie, he should be a quality player for the Devils.



Andy Murray is 'very happy' about becoming a father again

The World No. 1 hasn't won a single WTA title this year. He was also stunned at the Queen's Club Championships when he was defeated in straight sets by world number 90 Jordan Thompson at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament. "If I feel like I am today, I'd be delighted and have no issues getting through". I'm definitely looking forward to playing my first round. "But I'm not interested in discussing the dates of that in here".


Taj Gibson agrees to two-year deal with Timberwolves

Taj Gibson agrees to two-year deal with Timberwolves

Muhammad has played all four of his NBA seasons with the Timberwolves since being selected with the 14th overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft. Gibson , who was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder before the National Basketball Association trade deadline last season, spent the first seven full seasons of his career with the Bulls, including five with Thibodeau at the helm.