• Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals
Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals

The 2015 champion in Paris, Stan Wawrinka , joined Murray in the fourth round, a 7-6 (2), 6-0, 6-2 victor against 28th-seeded Fabio Fognini . Former French Open champion Stan Wawrinka and two runners-up will complete their fourth-round matches on Monday at Roland Garros.

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  • Cilic flies under the radar all the way to last eight
Cilic flies under the radar all the way to last eight

As a three-time grand slam champion, Murray knows what it takes to win one of his sport's premier events and is pleased to be playing longer matches in Paris . Suarez Navarro dropped her opening service game in the second set but broke back in the next game. He was the runner-up a year ago. Svitolina, who needed treatment on her back at the st...

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  • Michael Morse on concussion list after collision with Jeff Samardzija in brawl
Michael Morse on concussion list after collision with Jeff Samardzija in brawl

San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy called the fastball that Strickland threw at Harper in the eighth inning Monday “a personal thing” and said he talked to his reliever privately about his actions. This actually keeps a team fresher. Wilbon later added, "He should have tried to square up and hit him between this eye and this eye". Both players ...

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  • Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros
Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros

A win is all you need in round one and that is exactly what Djokovic did, albeit with a rusty performance against Granollers. Djokovic and Agassi have been testing the partnership out this week, and the Serbian has already seen enough to know he wants it to continue.

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  • Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?
Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?

Vettel was suitably impressed with his victory. It was a much different story previous year, when Vettel was swearing and cursing on team radio, aiming expletives and broadsides at other drivers and even F1 officials. "A supreme day for Ferrari; it's been a long time". "We've definitely got to improve in understanding the auto. I would fee...

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  • Champions Trophy must go on despite London attack: Steve Finn
Champions Trophy must go on despite London attack: Steve Finn

They fell 20-30 runs short against England and will hope to carry their batting momentum against Australia . "It's disappointing not to get a win but can't do much about the weather and we can't control that". Mashrafe Mortaza , Bangladesh's captain, was nevertheless happy that his team remained alive in the tournament and referenced the point...

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  • Garcia reaches 1st ever Grand Slam quarterfinal
Garcia reaches 1st ever Grand Slam quarterfinal

The Swiss goes on to face Croatian seventh seed Marin Cilic for a spot in the semifinals. The world No.1 was eliminated in the Barcelona semis, third round of both Monte Carlo and Madrid and his opening match in Rome, sapping his confidence.

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  • Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers
Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers

The Cavs weren't great in Game 2 but they were probably good enough to beat any of the other 28 teams in the league, just not the Warriors . Barnes averaged a measly 7.2 points per game as the fourth option on the roster, a difference that has proved obvious in the two encounters between these two teams.

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  • French Open results 2017: Andy Murray to face Kei Nishikori in quarterfinals
French Open results 2017: Andy Murray to face Kei Nishikori in quarterfinals

Andy Murray's daughter Sophia is unlikely to follow in his footsteps if her first reaction to a tennis racket is anything to go by. The 26-year-old led 5-2 in the final set before Svitolina rallied to race away with the last five games.

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  • Predators coach asks fans to stop throwing catfish on ice
Predators coach asks fans to stop throwing catfish on ice

Moments later, Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne stopped Sidney Crosby's backhander on a breakaway, then slid back to his right to stop Guentzel in a frantic scramble. Crosby and Evgeni Malkin finished with six shots but only the lone goal. Justin Schultz and Ian Cole - The Penguins defence pairing was on for two goals against (and Schultz was...

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  • Borussia Dortmund hires coach Peter Bosz from Ajax
Borussia Dortmund hires coach Peter Bosz from Ajax

He had a hard start before whipping his young side into shape and making it to the final of the Europa League. The Dutchman, 53, will sign a two-year contract and joins from Ajax . Bosz is known for his attractive and attacking vision and has the late Johan Cruyff as one of his inspirators. Dortmund , who finished third in the Bundesliga and ...

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  • Spokane airport opposes privatizing air traffic control
Spokane airport opposes privatizing air traffic control

Even under a congressional privatization plan, the FAA would continue to provide safety oversight of the system. At a briefing for infrastructure reporters on Saturday, Trump's Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn said that spinning off air traffic control from the FAA would be an "enormous benefit" for all US businesses and would ...

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  • Hashim Amla hits a century as South Africa see off Sri Lanka
Hashim Amla hits a century as South Africa see off Sri Lanka

Amla , whose knock moved him past India's Virat Kohli as the fastest player to reach 25 ODI centuries, was in impeccable form until being run out. Preview: Sri Lanka face a nervous wait to discover if captain Angelo Mathews will be fit for their Champions Trophy one-day global opener against South Africa on Saturday.

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  • I intend to make Barcelona even greater, says new manager Ernesto Valverde
I intend to make Barcelona even greater, says new manager Ernesto Valverde

He replaces Luis Enrique , who revealed in March that he would leave the club - who finished second in La Liga - at the end of his three-year contract. He has a philosophy of the game that is very Barcelona and he is a hard worker. Valverde has always been reported to be the front-runner to succeed him, and the 53-year-old joins less than a ...

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  • Andy Murray eases into quarterfinals; Stan Wawrinka through to last eight
Andy Murray eases into quarterfinals; Stan Wawrinka through to last eight

In the first set Murray's play was nearly as flawless as the weather. He will face eighth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan who again overcame a first set blackout to beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. Andy Murray believes the increased enjoyment he is getting from the French Open has been the key to his success after easing thro...

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  • Celtic set to step up Hayes interest
Celtic set to step up Hayes interest

Birmingham City boss Harry Redknapp is also weighing up a bid after Celtic's attempts to tie up a move for the 29-year-old Republic of Ireland global stuttered last Friday following an Aberdeen request to make Christie part of the deal.

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  • Golden State Warriors Game 2 Recap: Third-Quarter Blues
Golden State Warriors Game 2 Recap: Third-Quarter Blues

After giving up 38 points to Durant in Game 1, the Cavaliers had to pay more attention to stopping him when he had the ball, which meant they had to cheat off Thompson and Curry a little bit. He was even seen huffing and puffing as he went to the bench at one point in the third quarter. I just like who he is as a person, and throughout the ...

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  • McEnroe backing Murray to reach Paris final
McEnroe backing Murray to reach Paris final

It's a matter of attitude. "The draw looked fairly tough in the beginning but now you would have to say you would be somewhat surprised if he didn't get at least to the semis, if not the final". He said: "I think today was probably the best I have played overall". Conditions were hard. It was pretty windy out there. It was pretty windy out there ...

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  • Pekka Rinne stunned the Penguins with a jaw-dropping series of saves
Pekka Rinne stunned the Penguins with a jaw-dropping series of saves

Rinne has made some huge saves this postseason, but this might be his most impressive moment. When the Penguins were staggered in the postseason over the last two seasons, Murray was there to catch them. It snapped a 12-game goal-less stretch for Crosby in the Stanley Cup Final - since Game 4 against the Red Wings in 2009 - and it was Crosby's ...

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  • Kevin Durant Can't Win in These NBA Finals with Fans or Media
Kevin Durant Can't Win in These NBA Finals with Fans or Media

There are legacies being pursued, ghosts being chased and egos on the line. "It's exciting", Cavaliers forward Kevin Love said during the NBA's Wednesday media gathering. Because we know that, barring something major happening over the summer, we're going to head into next National Basketball Association season predicting another Cavaliers/...

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  • Marco Andretti has 2 chances to bounce back at Detroit GP
Marco Andretti has 2 chances to bounce back at Detroit GP

On Sunday, Sato became the first driver from Japan to win the Indy 500, but the accomplishment wasn't appreciated in all quarters. He also reflected on the sacking of Denver Post columnist Terry Frei - who tweeted he was "uncomfortable" with a Japanese driver's victory in the race held on America's Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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  • Indy 500 banquet controversy: Fernando Alonso wins Rookie of the Year
Indy 500 banquet controversy: Fernando Alonso wins Rookie of the Year

Frei issued an apology . Frei eventually apologized , and simply wrote , "I apologize ", but on Monday was sacked from his position at The Denver Post . I have written much other material about American athletes in World War II. Unsurprisingly, another round of criticism followed, leading Frei to delete his tweets and replace them with "I apo...

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  • Draymond Green Snaps Back At Reporter's Question After NBA Finals Game 2
Draymond Green Snaps Back At Reporter's Question After NBA Finals Game 2

Once you see Curry clutch the ball with both hands and jump back beyond the three-point line-the video below helpfully freezes it-you won't be able to unsee it. Game 3 is Wednesday night in Cleveland. "I don't care who it is, I just want to be a part of a winning program". In the one-point victory, Cleveland forced a shot clock violation with 13.4 ...

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  • Arsenal confirm Sead Kolasinac signing on long-term contract from Schalke
Arsenal confirm Sead Kolasinac signing on long-term contract from Schalke

Arsenal have made their first signing of the summer with the capture of Bosnian worldwide defender Sead Kolasinac from Schalke . Arsenal said in a statement : "Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start preseason training in July".

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  • Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail
Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

When Woods is unable to tie the left shoe, the officer tells him he can take them off. Woods then tells the officer he doesn't remember what happened or being asleep in his auto when police approached. "I have something to say that bothers me already the past couple days, to be honest", Kaymer says to start the Twitter video. Police discovered Wo...

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  • Preds tip Pens, even Stanley Cup
Preds tip Pens, even Stanley Cup

The Nashville Predators were able to capitalize on some not great goaltending. Nashville Predators' pro scout Nick Beverley has been a part of the National Hockey League for 40 years now, going back to his days as an Original Six player with the Boston Bruins.

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  • Predators beat Penguins 4-1 to even Stanley Cup Final
Predators beat Penguins 4-1 to even Stanley Cup Final

Nashville's Calle Jarnkrok was the first to get the puck past Matt Murray , scoring 5:09 into the first period. The Predators got on the board in Game 3 on Saturday night, picking up a 5-1 win over the Penguins. Viktor Arvidsson , Predators - Arvidsson's breakaway goal was his first since game four of the first round, snapping a 15-game goalles...

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  • Jason Whitlock Has Puzzling Take On LeBron James And Racism
Jason Whitlock Has Puzzling Take On LeBron James And Racism

For a while on Thursday afternoon, Jason Whitlock's name was trending on Twitter as the Fox Sports 1 talking head provided his take on LeBron James's thoughtful and powerful response to the racist vandalism incident at his house . "Racism is an issue in America but is primarily an issue for the poor". " He has removed himself from the damages ...

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  • Giants react to Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland brawl
Giants react to Bryce Harper-Hunter Strickland brawl

In 2014, the two teams met in the National League Division Series, and the Nats' big-time slugger clocked two home runs off Strickland in the series. Obviously, I got in a little too far.' 'He made a decision to come out, that's what he chose to do. The Nationals went on to win the game 3-0. "Guess that's the only way he could get him out...

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  • Aaron Mooy: A-League standard not appreciated in England
Aaron Mooy: A-League standard not appreciated in England

It was the second consecutive shoot-out for Huddersfield after they beat Sheffield Wednesday on penalties in the semi-finals."When I first came, I knew Huddersfield came 19th last season, so expecting to be promoted was ridiculous". "I'm not surprised to be honest because you've seen how well he's played this whole season". After English Premie...

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  • Pens' Crosby doesn't have time for Subban's 'hot air'
Pens' Crosby doesn't have time for Subban's 'hot air'

But that baseline statistic suddenly looms very important heading into Monday's Game 4. We need to have guys to continue to play the game at a high level because of where we're at in the season right now. Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has game, but he's not into gamesmanship. "He was fantastic again today and when they had their chan...

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  • What you need to know about the diplomatic stoush with Qatar
What you need to know about the diplomatic stoush with Qatar

It long has denied supporting militant groups and described the crisis as being fuelled by "absolute fabrications" stemming from a recent hack of its state-run news agency. Many families live in Dubai and commute to Doha - normally just a 45-minute flight away. "The Qatari Government will take all necessary measures to ensure this and to thwart...

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  • Champions Trophy: Rain rescues Australia against New Zealand at Edgbaston
Champions Trophy: Rain rescues Australia against New Zealand at Edgbaston

New Zealand were boosted by Kane Williamson's maiden 100 against Australia but rain thwarted their chances. Williamson moved to 99 with a scoop over his shoulder for four and next ball raised his ninth one-day hundred. Smith admitted that rain came to his team's rescue. "Because that was pretty ordinary ". Josh Hazlewood says Australia's...

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  • Would Arsenal fans prefer Mahrez or Turan transfer?
Would Arsenal fans prefer Mahrez or Turan transfer?

The story also claims that Arsene Wenger is trying to bring down that valuation and could well succeed, as Barcelona want to try and conclude a sale as quickly as possible. It is still unclear if the current wingers for Arsenal will still be on the team for next season. The 30-year-old has so much to offer at the highest level, and would br...

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  • Exhausted of beanball, Orioles play home run derby against Red Sox
Exhausted of beanball, Orioles play home run derby against Red Sox

E-Rod has been one of the most consistent pitchers on the Red Sox this season, apart from Chris Sale of course. "We've got to win these games to play in the postseason", Baltimore starter Wade Miley said. The victory - Boston's first in a four-game series that concludes Sunday - lifted the Red Sox past Baltimore into second place in th...

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