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Serena Williams To Face Angelique Kerber In Wimbledon Women’s Final

Serena Williams, who took 18 months off during her pregnancy and the birth of her first child, beat Germany’s Julia Goerges, 6-2, 6-4, at Centre Court to advance to the Wimbledon women’s singles final for the 10th time.  Her win against Goerges moves Williams closer to a 24th Grand Slam title. Williams will face 11th-seeded Angelique Kerber on Saturday. The left-handed Kerber, a former No. 1 and two-time major champion, used a seven-game run to beat 12th-seeded Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-3.  Williams vs. Kerber will be a rematch of the 2016 final at Wimbledon. Williams won that for a second consecutive title at the All England Club. Kerber has lost six of eight previous matches against Williams. “I know that she is always pushing you to the limits to play your best tennis. This is the only chance to beat her.” ...Read more

Former NBA All-Star Charles Oakley Arrested In Las Vegas, Suspected Of Cheating At Casino

Former NBA star Charles Oakley was arrested in Las Vegas on Sunday. The arrest was on suspicion of “adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known,” said the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Barkley was arrested at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas by gaming control board enforcement agents. The NGCB summed the incident up as an alleged attempt “to commit or attempt to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment.”  Oakley, 54, was the No. 9 overall pick in the 1985 NBA draft and played for 19 years in the league. He is currently a coach in the Big 3 basketball league. ...Read more