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Andy Murray & Serena Williams win mixed doubles after Briton’s defeat with Pierre-Hugues Herbert

Andy Murray & Serena Williams win mixed doubles after Briton’s defeat with Pierre-Hugues Herbert

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Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2019 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 JulyCoverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full detailsAndy Murray and Serena Williams began their blockbuster partnership with a confident win in the Wimbledon mixed doubles on a buzzing Centre Court.Britain's Murray and American Williams eased to a 6-4 6-1 win over unseeded Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarachi.The high-profile pair had too much quality for their battling opponents and will meet 1...
Nuggets make Jamal Murray highest-paid Canadian athlete

Nuggets make Jamal Murray highest-paid Canadian athlete

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July 1 (UPI) -- Jamal Murray will be the highest-paid Canadian athlete in history after agreeing to a contract extension with the Denver Nuggets. Murray's agent Mike George told The Athletic the sharpshooter agreed to a five-year, $ 170 million contract extension. Murray, 22, averaged a career-high 18.2 points, 4.8 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game last season for Denver. The No. 7 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft is averaging 14.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game for his career. Murray's new deal surpasses that of fellow Canadian Andrew Wiggins, the top draft pick in 2014 who agreed to a five-year, $ 148 million pact in 2017 with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Murray had one year remaining on the rookie contract he signed after being drafted out of Kentucky. ...
Andy Murray makes winning return in doubles at Queen’s

Andy Murray makes winning return in doubles at Queen’s

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Media playback is not supported on this device Britain's Andy Murray came through his first match since a career-saving hip operation with an impressive victory in the Queen's doubles.Murray, 32, was seemingly set for retirement before having his hip resurfaced in January.Five months later the Scot was back on court alongside Spain's Feliciano Lopez at the Fever-Tree Championships. The pair won 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 against Colombian top seeds Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal."It was brilliant. I enjoyed it a lot," Murray told BBC Sport. "I was a bit slow at the beginning...
Watch: Denver Nuggets’ Jamal Murray throws down thunderous putback dunk

Watch: Denver Nuggets’ Jamal Murray throws down thunderous putback dunk

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May 8 (UPI) -- Denver Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray came out of nowhere and threw down a monstrous putback slam against the Portland Trail Blazers in Tuesday night's Game 5. Nuggets forward Paul Millsap grabbed a rebound and raced up the court in the third quarter. He drove into the lane and shot a contested layup that bounced off the backboard and the front of the rim. Murray patiently waited and sprinted at the hoop. The guard secured the rebound after his timely jump and emphatically dunked the ball over Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum. The Nuggets held a commanding 110-86 lead with under six minutes left in the fourth quarter. Murray had 18 points (7-of-15 shooting), nine assists and five rebounds in 31 minutes. Murray has emerged as a key contributor for the Nuggets this postseas...
NFL Mock Draft: Jaguars trade up for Haskins, Dolphins draft Murray

NFL Mock Draft: Jaguars trade up for Haskins, Dolphins draft Murray

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Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The 2019 NFL Draft is a few months away and the Arizona Cardinals are on the clock. UPI has you prepared with a mock draft, predicting every the first round. The 2019 NFL Draft begins at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, and ends Saturday, April 27, in Nashville, Tenn. Rounds two and three will take place April 26. Rounds four through seven will take place April 27. New coach Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals are on the clock with the No. 1 overall pick after a 3-13 campaign in 2018. Jon Gruden's Oakland Raiders have a league-high three picks in the first round. The Green Bay Packers have two picks in the first round. The New England Patriots hold the last pick in the first round after beating the Los Angeles Rams (pick No. 31) in Super Bowl LIII. The New Orleans Saints...