Defending champions Djokovic, Muguruza make second round

It was a similar story early in the second set with the world number two returning everything Granollers tried to throw at him, as he went 4-1 up before a wobble saw him fail to convert eight set points at 5-3. That's what brings me confidence. "I ... More..

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by | Monday, June 05, 2017

1000 injured in panic after soccer game

She said she saw a man, who had his shirt off and was in handcuffs, being arrested by police. Hundreds of people watching the match on giant TV screens ran in a near-stampede from the centre of the piazza. Th...More..

Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final

The teams come off a freakish Game 1 that featured a questionable offside review wiping out a goal by P.K. Subban, a Predators fan throwing a catfish onto the ice and the Penguins enduring a 37-minute sho...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

5 of the best Champions League final goals

Mario Mandzukic arrowed a bicycle kick into the top corner, his 11th goal of the season - and a second Champions League final goal. Juventus are aiming to become the second Italian club after Inter Milan i...More..

Phil Mickelson to withdraw from US Open to attend
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Phil Mickelson to withdraw from US Open to attend

Phil Mickelson announced after his third round at the Memorial on Saturday that he plans to skip the U.S. Open in two weeks at Erin Hills so he can attend the high school graduation of his eldest daughter, Ama...More..

Sailing-New Zealand hit foiling high to set up America's Cup showdown
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Sailing-New Zealand hit foiling high to set up America's Cup showdown

Emirates Team New Zealand recovered superbly to close the deficit completely by gate 3 as the teams headed into the turn together. New Zealand are seeking to avenge their 2013 defeat by Larry Ellison's Ora...More..

Red Sox put Eduardo Rodriguez on disabled list
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Red Sox put Eduardo Rodriguez on disabled list

The Orioles (29-24) have won three straight games and four of the last five. Don't let the lefty throw a pitch in a 7-5 loss to the Orioles . Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez runs home after hitting a t...More..

Stanley Cup playoffs: Predators edge ahead of Ducks
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Stanley Cup playoffs: Predators edge ahead of Ducks

Game 6 goes Monday night in Nashville . Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said both players, out because of lower-body injuries , did not travel for Monday's game. The 23-year-old Swede has only one goal in his 1...More..

Conor McGregor: Aldo willing to go to extreme lengths to land rematch
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Conor McGregor: Aldo willing to go to extreme lengths to land rematch

He lost his UFC debut a year ago but came back to get his first win against Mitch Gagnon in December. His destruction of Frankie Edgar for the second time at UFC 200 - an even more complete performance th...More..

Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Jason Dufner, David Lingmerth share Memorial lead

Sitting at 14-under, a record for 36 holes in the tournament, he's in great shape. At least he was still in the game, along with plenty of company. And Summerhays pounced with a four-under-par 68 to take co...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Last year, the Cavaliers battled back from a 3 - 1 series deficit to d. Now, all the focus of this Finals is on LeBron and KD. So much about the start of the National Basketball Association finals Thu...More..

Rahal races to victory in first leg of Detroit Grand Prix
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Rahal races to victory in first leg of Detroit Grand Prix

The victory was Graham Rahal's first of the season and made him the seventh IndyCar driver to reach Victory Lane this season. "I never felt that confident in my career", Rahal said after his fifth career vi...More..

Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 7 versus Arizona
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 7 versus Arizona

The only other pitcher to toss a no-hitter for the Marlins at their current park was Henderson Alvarez in the final week of the 2013 regular season. Earlier Saturday, Volquez posted on Instagram a picture o...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal, Unleash Storm in Paris

Reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza began her Roland Garros defense with a straight-sets triumph over 2010 victor Francesca Schiavone . Rafael Nadal followed Djokovic into the second round as he...More..

Melton firm helps Sri Lankan Champions Trophy bid
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Melton firm helps Sri Lankan Champions Trophy bid

Mathews is all but set to miss the clash against the Proteas due to hamstring injury. In 2013 Australia crashed out at the group stages having failed to win a game, losing to both England and Sri Lanka ...More..

Arsenal star trolls 'expert' media over wrong FA Cup final predictions
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Arsenal star trolls 'expert' media over wrong FA Cup final predictions

Sometimes I think it could be tiredness'. "We have arrived at the end of the season and many players are exhausted, and then there is a lot of pressure". Spanish global midfielder Cesc Fabregas has hinted...More..

Dennis Pitta has dislocated hip, may be forced to retire
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Dennis Pitta has dislocated hip, may be forced to retire

Newsome, in a statement , called the news "incredibly disappointing" for both Pitta and the team. The Ravens will now likely turn to free agency or check around with other general managers to see what thei...More..

Predators' Pontus Aberg scores go-ahead goal before exiting for concussion tests
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Predators' Pontus Aberg scores go-ahead goal before exiting for concussion tests

They imposed their will on the Anaheim Ducks , used their speed and played their system to nearly perfection. Despite missing centers Johansen and Mike Fisher because of injury , the Predators prevail...More..

Murray advances to second round of French Open
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Murray advances to second round of French Open

There were many reassuring signs for Murray as the match progressed: he started to move better and hit some exhibition style shots once he had conjured that remarkable over the shoulder recovery lob. The contes...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win 3rd ODI

Rabada became the youngest bowler to occupy the top spot since Pakistan's Saqlain Mushtaq in 1998. The top five ODI teams are close to each other with South Africa (122), Australia (118), India (117),...More..

Leslie O'Neal included on 2018 College Football Hall of Fame ballot
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Leslie O'Neal included on 2018 College Football Hall of Fame ballot

He must have proven himself worthy as a citizen, carrying the ideals of football forward into his relations with his community and his fellow man, with love of his country. Parnell Dickinson was enshrined in th...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Met off. "It was a NY thing", Rothman said . And also of course, it's going viral. "We apologize for the inappropriate action of this employee", the Mets said in a statement posted on Twitter. This is n...More..

Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game
by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Youthful Man United side beats Palace 2-0 in last EPL game

The interview is being wound up when Juan Mata fields a final question and not even Manchester United's habitually upbeat No8 can hide his sense of deflation as he recalls the squad's usual routine the night...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Lesson for aspiring Indian cricket coaches: captain is king

Meanwhile, the names of former England worldwide Pybus and Dodda Ganesh have come as a surprise for many. Anil Kumble , whose contracts ends after the Champions Trophy, is also among candidates along wit...More..

NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

The other host schools chosen by the NCAA were Arkansas , Florida , Houston, Kentucky, Long Beach State, Louisiana State, Oregon State, Southern Mississippi, Stanford, TCU and Texas Tech . 1 Arkansas (...More..

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

The two-time Grand Slam champion suffered a lopsided loss against Ekaterina Makarova in the opening round of the French Open . "And the expectations are also, from me, really big, of course, because I know w...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round

Makarova is likely to provide Kerber with a tough challenge on a searing hot day on Court Philippe Chatrier as she arrived at Roland Garros high on confidence, having beaten Agnieszka Radwanska and Dominika C...More..

Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir slated for UFC 214
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Jimi Manuwa vs. Volkan Oezdemir slated for UFC 214

Jones could have opted for a warm-up fight in his return from suspension, but instead accepted an offer to rematch Cormier, leaving Manuwa to the undercard, where he will also serve as the primary back-up if Co...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Players must gang up to weaken the Big Four: Wilander

Nadal , a nine-time French Open champion, will face Robin Haase on Philippe-Chatrier Court - he is fourth up on the main Roland Garros court. "I was more or less under control during the whole match, so I...More..

Serena Williams: Baby's gender revealed
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Serena Williams: Baby's gender revealed

Serena was at Roland Garros on Wednesday to watch her sister's match after spending last weekend with her fiance Alexis Ohanian in Monaco. Venus Williams has revealed that it is really hard for h...More..

French Open 2017: Highlights: Garbine Muguruza overcomes Anett Kontaveit challenge
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

French Open 2017: Highlights: Garbine Muguruza overcomes Anett Kontaveit challenge

Seeded players to fall were American 19th-seed CoCo Vandeweghe to Magdalena Rybarikova and her countrywoman Lauren Davis (25th) to Carina Witthoeft. That's to tell you how bad this was. "Everybody knows clay is...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Kvitova has confirmed she is making her comeback at the French Open , less than six months after being attacked by a knife-wielding intruder. "I knew this day would come". Normally I can move well, but on ...More..

Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Tsonga dumped out of French Open by unheralded Olivo

I think the most important is to remain as (emotionally) stable and consistent as possible. because if you work well, you're always rewarded at some point. And then after, with the adrenaline of the match, I co...More..

Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

I think I've done everything I can for it, all the right things, so we'll see how it goes". 'What don't I like about clay? A mini-break in the tie break was enough to hand him the second set as Kohlschreibe...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Ferrari triumph divides drivers after team orders

Vettel , himself, said he was shocked to have got ahead of his teammate. Lewis Hamilton ( Mercedes ) - 104 3. Things nearly changed late in the race when on lap 61 of the Grand Prix Jenson Button , in hi...More..

Kevin Love on Cavaliers:
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Kevin Love on Cavaliers: "I don't feel like we're underdogs"

Warriors owner Joe Lacob said publicly he wanted another chance at the Cavs because of unfinished business from 2016. Draymond is right . For many reasons, the 2017 NBA Finals are quite special. Kerr ha...More..

Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

Cons: tactical strategy that regularly fails against big teams, reluctance to spend big on elite talent, unwillingness to offer pay raises to keep the elite talent he does have, inability to address these syste...More..

Johanna Konta crashes out of French Open
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Johanna Konta crashes out of French Open

Seventh seed Konta dominated the first set but eventually went down 1-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 to Taiwanese Hsieh . Konta was making her third appearance in the Roland Garros main draw, she never won a match an...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema seal title for Real Madrid

There are no words to define how I feel now", "When you're the Real Madrid coach you know that expectations are very high but I like that. He scored 53 in 2010/11, 60 in 2011/12, 55 in 2012/13, 51 in 2013/1...More..

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals

Cleveland's 75 first half points were the most in an National Basketball Association playoff game half since 2003 and gave them an 18-point cushion. "I can't lie", Durant said, when comparing the 2012 Finals t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

That Warriors team James conquered in 2016 won 73 games during the regular season and was being mentioned as one of the best to ever take the floor. If you somehow missed last year's series, I highly suggest ...More..

Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll reportedly arrested, charged with DWI
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll reportedly arrested, charged with DWI

Carroll was booked into the Dallas County Jail and released Monday afternoon after posting bond. The Dallas Cowboys seem to be snakebit when it comes to their players having off-the-field issues that in tur...More..

Bryce Harper charges mound, gets punched in face
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Bryce Harper charges mound, gets punched in face

This flashpoint came in the eighth inning - with two outs, none on and Washington ahead 2-0, Strickland hit Harper with the first pitch, a 98 miles per hour fastball. "I think you can see from the way their tea...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

South Africa beat England by seven wickets in third ODI

A fine bit of rear-guard action from Bairstow (51) threatened to give England something to bowl at and Roland-Jones played some fine strokes in a debut showing that will stand him in good stead with England'...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Underdog Cavaliers insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

The Warriors-Cavaliers rematch, a "three-quel", if you're into ridiculously made up expressions like "manscaping" and "D'Brickashaw", has been assumed for roughly the past 49 weeks or so. Can Stephen Curry an...More..

West Ham in a bid to sign Manchester City's star
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

West Ham in a bid to sign Manchester City's star

I just keep working with the team and I'm still at Manchester City so I'll meet up with the boys and kick off the season with Manchester City . Iheanacho has struggled for game time under Pep Guardiola thi...More..

Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Andretti rules Indy _ and other takeaways from the 500

Sato was mobbed by his euphoric Andretti Autosport crew and team mates as he pulled into Victory Lane, kissed by the Indy 500 Queen and then chugged from the traditional bottle of milk before dumping it ov...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson

A night that began with a moment of silence, then applause, in memory of the 22 people who died at Manchester Arena on Monday ended with United completing their trophy collection through goals from Pogba and He...More..

Warriors favoured over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Warriors favoured over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

Cleveland came through the East by winning 12 of their 13 games and will look to defend their title against the Warriors, who were a flawless 12-0 as they came through the Western Conference play-offs. The ...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Sato is the 71st driver to win an Indianapolis 500 in its 101 runnings. Sato has been something of a successful journeyman during his IndyCar career, joining with KV Racing for his first ride in 2010, ...More..