• Petra Kvitova knocked out by American
Petra Kvitova knocked out by American

World number one Angelique Kerber became the first number one women's seed to lose in the opening round of the French Open . Then, addressing her guest box, which included her parents and brother, she said: "Thank you for everything you helped me through (in) this hard time".

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  • Jelena Ostapenko holds her nerve to beat Caroline Wozniacki in quarter-final
Jelena Ostapenko holds her nerve to beat Caroline Wozniacki in quarter-final

Entering the tournament, Halep was a 7-2 favorite, while Pliskova was tied for the fifth-favorite, despite being the 2-seed. She fought off break point to hold at the start of the second set and then immediately broke. Thiem took over after that, winning the third set in only 20 minutes. Look at the backhand victor. Sometimes, nerves get the be...

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  • Cano, Seager power Mariners past Twins 12-3
Cano, Seager power Mariners past Twins 12-3

It also has a team option on the end of it worth $17 million that could extend the deal for another season. "I'd seen all of his pitches already in the zone and I was just able to get that splitter up", said Zunino, who was hitting.167 when he was sent down, but has raised his average to.206.

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  • Manchester United can still sign Greizmann, claims club legend
Manchester United can still sign Greizmann, claims club legend

Antoine Griezmann has seemingly confirmed that he is set to stay in Madrid with Atletico after their transfer ban appeal was rejected. "It will be a dirty move to leave now -- we talked to the leaders and we will be back for next season", he added.

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  • Rooney 'more or less' decides United future
Rooney 'more or less' decides United future

There can be no doubt that Tottenham have had a much better season in the Premier League than United, but Rooney does have a point. The problem for Rooney is he's no more than a squad player for Manchester United who appears to have recognized that he isn't going to crack the first team ever again.

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  • Draymond ridicules Cleveland fans for harassing his mom
Draymond ridicules Cleveland fans for harassing his mom

They trash talk and you trash talk back". She added that the altercation didn't actually escalate until the police got involved. Draymond is certainly right about that last part. But after such a heated game and dramatic ending, emotions were understandably heightened. The Warriors can close out the series and claim their second National Bas...

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  • Google Doodle marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with addictive game
Google Doodle marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with addictive game

Angelo Mathews-led Sri Lanka will be the underdogs in the Group B . However, they too have the potential to turn the table at any moment. Laxman also said that the much-awaited match against Pakistan will be a high profile one because of the fact that India rarely play against their arch-rivals.

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  • Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros
Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros

Murray spoiled del Potro's 100th Grand Slam match, firing 44 winners and converting six of 17 break chances. After the almost 3-hour tussle in a rematch of the 2016 Rio Olympics final he won, Murray declared the last two sets "definitely" the best he's played on clay this season.

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  • 'Gutted' Kell Brook loses IBF title to Errol Spence
'Gutted' Kell Brook loses IBF title to Errol Spence

Brook's promoter Eddie Hearn said his 31-year-old pugilist could have suffered a broken left eye socket. "He's a true champion and I wanted to fight him". "I need to get back in and get back to winning ways and show that I've got plenty more to give". The moment one fighter landed a stellar combination; the other would retaliate with one of his...

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  • Stenson backing Wentworth winner Noren for major glory
Stenson backing Wentworth winner Noren for major glory

Hend, who held the 54-hole lead a year ago before stumbling in the final round, rallied with a Sunday 69 to finish 2-under for the week and T24. That set the clubhouse target of 11-under 277, but the likes of Henrik Stenson , Branden Grace , Shane Lowry and Hideto Tanihara were all picking up shots and looked likely to challenge the lead.

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  • Modric reveals Zidane masterplan behind emphatic defeat of Juventus
Modric reveals Zidane masterplan behind emphatic defeat of Juventus

Real managed to score three goals in the second 45 minutes against a Juve side that had only let in three in the previous 12 matches in this season's Champions League . "I hope to return many more times and that we can celebrate many more titles". Bale, who won his third Champions League at Madrid on Saturday, has again been linked with a move...

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  • Courtney Force Wins NHRA Qualifying Despite Huge Engine Explosion
Courtney Force Wins NHRA Qualifying Despite Huge Engine Explosion

Eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher qualified third with a 3.703 at 327.03 and will face Smax Smith in eliminations and three-time champion Antron Brown finished fourth and faces Shawn Reed in the first round of eliminations. on Saturday at New England Dragway. Rookie Tanner Gray now sits at second with a 6.518 at 212.03 in his Gray Motor...

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  • Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid
Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid

The punishment comes after Federation Internationale de Football Association found Atletico had breached transfer regulations by signing a handful of youth players, breaking rules regarding child trafficking. Now that Atletico can not register new players again until Jan 1, it is anticipated they would offer Griezmann a new contract. Speaking on ...

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  • Warriors' Durant quiets critics on defense
Warriors' Durant quiets critics on defense

Thompson had every right to hunt for shots himself after scoring 16 points in the first quarter to avoid the slow starts that have plagued the Warriors in previous Game 3s here and finishing with 30. So that's a pretty scary proposition for us. I thought the first quarter was a snapshot of what we've seen predominately in this series: Golden St...

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  • Smith Responds to Kevin Durant's Mother Asking If ESPN Move Was Weak
Smith Responds to Kevin Durant's Mother Asking If ESPN Move Was Weak

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. When approached about its existence, James and Durant, to a moderate extent, confirmed that there is such a track before bursting out into laughte...

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  • Halep into French semi as Svitolina chokes
Halep into French semi as Svitolina chokes

She dug incredibly deep and managed to force a tie break winning five out of the last six games, even surviving a match point. "She played well, but also I played a little bit short, I think", Halep said. Bacsinszky was through to the semi-finals for the second time in three years and looking to reach her first grand slam final. Tomorrow in ...

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  • Sri Lanka chase big total to beat India at ICC Champions Trophy
Sri Lanka chase big total to beat India at ICC Champions Trophy

After record attendance in Edgbaston for the India and Pakistan encounter, the match against Sri Lanka also proved to a crwod-puller. India: 1 Rohit Sharma , 2 Shikhar Dhawan , 3 Virat Kohli (captain), 4 Yuvraj Singh , 5 Hardik Pandya , 6 MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), 7 Kedar Jadhav , 8 Ravindra Jadeja , 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar , 10 Um...

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  • Kevin Durant on the cusp of glory with Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant on the cusp of glory with Golden State Warriors

Only adding to the humor is Golden State's unprecedented 15-0 record so far in the playoffs - so the likelihood of four losses seems laughable. "Maybe not our smartest game, but our toughest, our ability to hang in there". And, instead of risking more 3-1 jokes if they win on Friday night, they now have the real opportunity to sweep the playoffs. ...

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  • Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after bomb threat
Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after bomb threat

Kuala Lumpur-bound Flight MH128 left Melbourne at 11:11pm (13:11GMT) on Wednesday, but turned back shortly afterwards when the man allegedly threatened those on board, Australian police said. The crew gave them seatbelts to hog-tie him before the plane made an emergency landing at Melbourne airport. Superintendent Andy Langdon said the susp...

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  • Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi
Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

En route the French Open, Nadal won his 10th Monte-Carlo Masters title, his 10th Barcelona Open and his fifth Madrid Open Masters championship. "Last year, I started to feel I had to change something", Djokovic told French sports daily L'Equipe.

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  • South Africa face Pakistan
South Africa face Pakistan

David Miller was the only South Africa batsman to offer any real resistance, hitting a patient 75 not out, and he and Chris Morris (28) added 47 for the seventh wicket, although it remained a case of grinding out the runs until the last five overs.

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  • Ostapenko Overpowers Wozniacki to Reach First Major Semifinal
Ostapenko Overpowers Wozniacki to Reach First Major Semifinal

Ostapenko, meanwhile, will move forward in the hopes that she can become a maiden Grand Slam victor at the end of the fortnight. "But I was working on the forehand, and I think it's pretty good now". "Caroline is a tough opponent, I knew I had to stay aggressive, I lost it sometimes but I found my game". "It actually makes me cry now". Carolin...

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  • Golden State Warriors eyeing 16-0
Golden State Warriors eyeing 16-0

However, there were plenty of signs that showed the Cavaliers can compete against this team. Smith recovered from a poor first two games to score 16 for the Cavs. Thompson was scorching with 16 points, while James countered with 16 for the Cavs. 12 seconds to play in Game 3. 'Cavs in 7, ' the tweet read on the account belonging to @TheRea...

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  • Kevin Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3
Kevin Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Curry hit a layup and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs , Durant dropped his 3 - a shot that could be the one most remembered in this magnificent run by the Warriors. James suffered a scary moment late in the first quarter when he collapsed to the floor after running head-first into the shoulder of teammate Tristan Thompson , bringi...

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  • After Van Dijk failure, Benjamin Mendy must be Liverpool's priority
After Van Dijk failure, Benjamin Mendy must be Liverpool's priority

Just a day earlier, a £50 million deal for the Dutch centre-half appeared to be all but done, until it emerged that Southampton had filed a complaint with the Premier League over Liverpool's actions. Who do you think Liverpool should target instead of van Dijk if they miss out on him? "The whole thing looks like a bit of a mess at this stage...

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  • Climber is first to scale Yosemite's El Capitan without a rope
Climber is first to scale Yosemite's El Capitan without a rope

Alex Honnold , a celebrated 31-year-old rock climber, on Saturday became the first person to scale Yosemite's El Capitan , a almost 3,000-foot granite wall, without using ropes or other safety gear, according to National Geographic . What a adventure. 19 Years ago Alex and I climbed Freerider on El Cap. now Alex Honnold climbed the route free. ...

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  • French Open roundup from day 10
French Open roundup from day 10

Ostapenko advances to the semifinals where she will face No. 30-seed Timea Bacsinszky , who defeated Kristina Mladenovic on Tuesday. "I'm really sorry to have knocked out the penultimate French representation". When the sun came back out and the covers were removed again the underdog broke a more cautious Wozniacki to lead 3-2 and continued to g...

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  • Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown
Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

I have to thank the rain a little bit in that match . By the end of the match , he wound up with almost twice as many unforced errors, 35, as winners, 18. "How the players are supposed to know that in their head when we're playing at one speed throughout the whole year, and then you show up at the slams, you're expected to speed up by 5 seconds".

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  • Five Legendary NBA Teams That Could Beat The 2017 Golden State Warriors
Five Legendary NBA Teams That Could Beat The 2017 Golden State Warriors

Last night, he provided the defining moment of the series when he dribbled the length of the court and calmly popped a 26-foot three-pointer right in LeBron's eye to give Golden State the lead and, most likely, the series. However, that also doesn't really matter: The goalposts are what James and his teams have to gun for, whatever they are. Prime ...

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  • Manchester City reportedly close in on Southampton's Ryan Bertrand
Manchester City reportedly close in on Southampton's Ryan Bertrand

Guardiola preferred the youthful Jesus over the more experienced Aguero and the Brazilian's agent, Cristiano Simoes, admits that the Manchester City boss is satisfied with his client's performances thus far. Manchester City are looking to continue their summer spending in the next few weeks ahead of the new season, with The Citizens reportedly...

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  • Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks
Britons cast ballots in election marred by terror attacks

While May has been touring target seats around the country, delivering slogan-heavy speeches to small groups of hand-picked activists, Corbyn has drawn large crowds to open-air rallies. Campaigning was twice suspended in the aftermath of the attacks, which May blamed on "evil" Islamist ideology. The Conservatives have always been strong on de...

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  • Finals giving Kevin Durant a chance to prove he's NBA's best player
Finals giving Kevin Durant a chance to prove he's NBA's best player

Even with LeBron James averaging a triple-double through the first two games, Durant has been just as good, if not better. "I don't think there's many teams in the league who their backup is better than their starter", Green said. Warriors: Golden State's nine 3-pointers in the first quarter broke the previous Finals mark held by five teams, m...

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  • Cavaliers need greater than greatest rally now
Cavaliers need greater than greatest rally now

Throughout the second half Wednesday night, Cleveland had hope. On the night, the four-time MVP went 15-for-27 from the floor, including 4-of-9 from long-range, adding 11 boards, a game-high nine assists, a steal and a blocked shot in almost 46 minutes of work.

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  • Simona Halep talks about her epic comeback against Elina Svitolina
Simona Halep talks about her epic comeback against Elina Svitolina

In the women's draw, Romania's third seed Simona Halep raced through to her second quarterfinal appearance with a quickfire 6-1 6-1 mauling of Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro . In those later matches, No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia , with both players celebrating birthdays on Thursday: Os...

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  • Smalling backs Rooney to make England return
Smalling backs Rooney to make England return

The 19-year-old has not started an worldwide game since scoring on his full senior debut against Australia in May 2016. Rooney made his England debut in 2003, and has since been capped on 119 occasions by his nation. "It is more about what other people learnt about me". But perhaps most importantly of all, he's managed to keep his head screwe...

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