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French Open set for new women's champ

French Open set for new women's champ This will be their first meeting on clay court. The Serb recovered to secure the second set but with 42 unforced errors in the first three sets alone, including a backhand that flew long to hand Schwartzman the third, he struggled for consistency. [Full Article...]

Wings Of Eagles wins the Derby

Wings Of Eagles wins the Derby The British monarch was spotted beaming and having an animated discussion on the races in the royal box at the Epsom Derby in Epsom Downs on Saturday, while wearing a cheerful lemon-coloured coat over a floral dress, with a matching lemon, flowered hat and a three-string pearl necklace. [Full Article...]

Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Muguruza downs ex-champ

Under watchful eye of new coach Andre Agassi , Djokovic looked his comfortable self as he begins quest to defend the title he won a year ago in fourth attempt. "Was not an easy opponent in the first round, obviously", Nadal said. "I know I played good here before". A couple of women who have been playing very well on clay play their first-round matches , too: No. [Full Article...]

In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

The Spaniard will meet Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan , the 27th seed, for a place in the fourth round. "She was playing so good first two sets, I was just hanging there waiting for my moment and in the third set it came". "She was very quiet, very relaxed, and I had to calm down". And then came Putinseva, who reached the quarter-finals here a year ago without dropping a set, losing a tight... [Full Article...]

Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8

Despite dropping four of their last six contests, the Brewers will begin the day still leading the National League Central, with a game lead over the second-place and defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs . Hit hard by Houston on Sunday in his first start with Baltimore, Asher (1-3, 3.77 ERA) gets a second chance to prove he's worthy of replacing struggling Ubaldo Jimenez in the rotation. [Full Article...]

New Cowboys player suspected of DWI after own welcome party

New Cowboys player suspected of DWI after own welcome party Carroll joined the Philadelphia Eagles before accepting a thee-year, $10 million ($4 million guaranteed) from Dallas . Headlines containing the words "Cowboys starter arrested/suspended for XYZ" are becoming fairly common in recent years. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Browns receive DB Calvin Pryor from NY Jets via trade

Cleveland Browns receive DB Calvin Pryor from NY Jets via trade The 24-year-old safety had 60 tackles, six passes defended and one forced fumble in 15 games last season. Sep 13, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets safety Calvin Pryor (25) hits Cleveland Browns tight end Jim Dray (81) during the first half at MetLife Stadium. [Full Article...]

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again Warriors 2017 NBA Finals scheduleEven if the NBA's top two teams have steamrolled their way right to the place everybody figured they'd be when the season started all those months ago. In 2015, the Warriors shocked the NBA by spoiling LeBron's homecoming destiny in Cleveland and winning the NBA Finals . The Warriors going undefeated the first three rounds, with coach Steve Kerr debilita... [Full Article...]

Cavs arrive in California to face Warriors in Game 1

Cavs arrive in California to face Warriors in Game 1 The Warriors don't have the best player. Imagine Kevin Durant as a skinny, timid teen being told to shoot by his middle school point guard who saw so much potential all those years ago. COACHES: Steve Kerr or Mike Brown vs. Tyronn Lue. But this time around, that won't be the case. "Every year his game has gotten better". He seems to agree with that . [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger: "It's not about popularity, it's"

He added: "Look, this season, I think usually we have no sagas. They showed strength and unity and played spectacular football today". Meanwhile, Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois was disappointed by Alexis Sanchez's opening goal.Courtois asserted that the goal should have been disallowed as Sanchez had committed a handball and his fellow Arsenal forward Aaron Ramsey , who was interfe... [Full Article...]

Seed Angelique Kerber put on curb in 1st round

This made her become the first top-ranked woman in the Open era to lose in the opening round of the Roland Garros. It was not a good day, though, for Ekaterina Makarova , conqueror of top seed Angelique Kerber in round one but knocked out 6-2 6-2 by Lesia Tsurenko in round two. [Full Article...]

George North excited by potential of Lions squad to tour New Zealand

The begin their 13th rugby tour of New Zealand , facing possibly their toughest schedule as they attempt to achieve only their second test series victory over the All Blacks 47 years after the first. "A huge congratulations to Thames Rugby who are hosting the event and bringing some very well known sporting heroes to our neck of the woods", says Thames-Coromandel District Mayor Sandra Goudie, who... [Full Article...]

British and Irish Lions' tours to forget

He added that when it became clear that fewer players than expected were to appear in the Premiership final, in which Exeter beat Wasps, and the climax of the Pro 12 season, won by Scarlets, he would have flown them out sooner. "We've all been out for food a couple of times, had coffees, catching up with people we've met before and trying to get to know each other". If the All Blacks can find a wa... [Full Article...]

Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

The Penguins almost blew a 3-0 lead, one compounded by an terrible offensive effort in the middle part of the game, before Jake Guentzel saved it with a goal at 16:43 of the third period . His shot from the top of the slot glided just over Rinne's left pad. Those who thought the own goal off Mattias Ekholm's knee late in the first was going to finish Nashville obviously don't much about ... [Full Article...]

Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

He continued in the third quarter, playing all 12 minutes to score 21 points on 90 percent shooting in the period. He made several highlight reel plays and racked up 33 points from the middle of the second quarter to the end of the third. Irving saved the Cavs with a playoff career-high 42 points, but rolled his left ankle with 1:49 left after finishing one of his acrobatic layups and landing on T... [Full Article...]

White Sox RHP Gonzalez allows first baserunner in seventh

White Sox RHP Gonzalez allows first baserunner in seventh The Tigers struck out 49 times in the four-game series at Chicago, the most in baseball over one series of that length since 1913, according to Fox Sports Detroit research Austin Drake . Two hitters later, Melky Cabrera hit a solo home run to make it 3-0. The game was halted prior to the top of the fourth by a 30-minute rain delay, though it didn't stop Gonzalez's momentum. [Full Article...]

Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round

Kerber, who also lost in the first round of last year's tournament, now sees her clay-court season come to a close . "It's unbelievable to win and to do it on my first appearance on Philippe Chatrier court as a singles player after nine years of coming to Paris ", Makarova, a former semi-finalist at the Australian and US Opens, said. [Full Article...]

Kuznetsova struggles with score at French Open

Kuznetsova struggles with score at French Open Sixteenth seed Lucas Pouille survived a five-set tussle with fellow Frenchman Julien Benneteau, coming through 7-6 (8/6) 3-6 4-6 6-3 6-4 after three hours and 21 minutes. Angelique Kerber is the first women's No. 1 seed to lose in the French Open's first round in the Open era. Makarova broke Kerber's serve twice in the opening set and did so again in the second, racing into a 3-0 lead. [Full Article...]

LeBron says he feels 'very good' about Cavs' chances vs. Warriors

LeBron says he feels 'very good' about Cavs' chances vs. Warriors The NBA Finals get underway with Golden State, which finished with a league-best 67-15 record in the regular season, hosting Games 1 and 2 on June 1 and 4. No team has ever ever swept through the playoffs at 16-0 and the Warriors would be the first do so if they can. "You adapt to the culture", he said. [Full Article...]

Bale returns to Real Madrid training

Bale returns to Real Madrid training The FAW confirmed on Friday that the Principality Stadium roof will be shut for the match between Juventus and Real Madrid on June 3, following talks with authorities. More often than not, in recent years, doing so has been good enough to establish the team as the best in the world as well. Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has conceded just one goal in six knockout matches this season,... [Full Article...]


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