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WWE Extreme Rules results – Brock Lesnar wins Universal title after cash-in

[ad_1] Extreme Rules is the last major stop for the WWE before their annual August showcase, SummerSlam. The show emanates from Philadelphia, the birthplace of ECW, and Extreme Rules channels at least a little bit of that energy with a variety of match types that will bring weapons into the equation.While Raw and SmackDown have been somewhat inconsistent in recent months, recent pay-per-view performances offer hope of ramping up the
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Frittelli wins John Deere for first PGA Tour title

[ad_1] SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open, finishing at 21-under 263 after the bogey-free final round at TPC Deere Run. He opened with rounds of 66, 68 and 65 to begin the day
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Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title

[ad_1] STATELINE, Nev. -- Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the American Century Championship for his second consecutive win in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current CBS analyst closed with a 2-over 74 and scored 20 points to finish at 71 in the modified Stableford scoring system. Former pitcher Mark Mulder, the winner from 2015-17, was 10 points back after
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Tony Romo successfully defends celebrity golf title

[ad_1] STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Tony Romo completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the American Century Championship for his second straight victory in the celebrity tournament at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The former Dallas Cowboys and current CBS analyst closed with a 2-over 74 and scored 20 points to finish at 71 in the modified Stableford scoring system. Former pitcher Mark Mulder, the winner from 2015-17, was 10 points back
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How Djokovic held tough to beat Federer for the Wimbledon men’s title

[ad_1] LONDON -- After four hours and 55 minutes, Novak Djokovic won the fifth-set tiebreak in Wimbledon's longest singles final to beat Roger Federer in a match for the ages.The fifth set lasted just under two hours in itself, but it was Djokovic who edged past Federer in an epic 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 6-5, 13-12 (3) victory -- Wimbledon's first fifth-set tiebreak under new rules introduced this year.Djokovic saved two
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Are de Randamie and Faber in line for UFC title shots?

[ad_1] UFC Fight Night in Sacramento on Saturday featured the return of the ageless 'California Kid' in Urijah Faber, as well as the re-emergence of former featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie and several first-round finishes from the city's own Team Alpha Male.What's next for Faber, de Randamie, Aspen Ladd and the other top names from this weekend? Here's ESPN's take.Germaine de Randamie, bantamweight Result: Defeated Aspen Ladd via first-round TKONext:
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Halep wins Wimbledon, denies Serena 24th title

[ad_1] Simona Halep defeated Serena Williams in straight sets to win her first Wimbledon championship.The 27-year-old from Romania had been 0-3 against Williams in majors prior to Saturday's 6-2, 6-2 victory.Williams, 37, had been vying to win her 24th career major, but failed in her third attempt in a final to tie Margaret Court's record for the most overall Grand Slam singles titles.Simona Halep dropped to her knees after defeating
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One rival down, one to go for ageless Federer to win Wimbledon title

[ad_1] LONDON -- Eleven years ago, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal set a new, impossibly high bar for Wimbledon matches, with Nadal winning that 2008 final in near darkness after five enervating sets before an amazed Centre Court crowd.Federer and Nadal did not quite clear that tall bar in their four-set Wimbledon semifinal Friday, but Federer, the winner by 7-6 (3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, won't mind one bit. For 11
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Underappreciated Djokovic shows why Wimbledon title path runs through him

[ad_1] LONDON -- In the end, the Centre Court crowd cheered. But it came after Novak Djokovic had fallen, howled, cupped his hand to his ear and shown all manner of frustration, both with himself and the world on the way to his sixth Wimbledon final.2 RelatedDjokovic had inhabited every character in his persona as he got through the men's semifinal challenge of Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
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At 33, ‘Juggernaut’ Joe Joyce in a rush to get a title shot

[ad_1] 7:31 AM ETNick ParkinsonClose•Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation's Boxing Matters showHeavyweight Joe Joyce believes a victory over former world title challenger Bryant Jennings on Saturday (3 p.m. ET on ESPN+) in London, Joyce's hometown, would be the perfect springboard toward bigger and better fights.Joyce (9-0, 9 KOs), 33, won a silver medal