• Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem in French Open semifinals
Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem in French Open semifinals

Open or so.' At the U.S. Open, I just was emotionally very flat and found myself in a situation that I hadn't faced before in (my) professional tennis career". He broke again in Thiem's next service game to make it 3-0, and then again to make it 5-0, with No 6 seed Thiem looking overawed by the 31-year-old's strength and movement.

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  • McGregor Tops Canelo, Joshua on Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List
McGregor Tops Canelo, Joshua on Forbes Highest Paid Athletes List

Describing Kohli as the "Indian cricket phenom", Forbes said the sports star has "for good reason" already drawn comparisons to all-time great Sachin Tendulkar . Golf legend Tiger Woods , who was arrested recently after police found him asleep at the steering wheel of his vehicle as a result of his medication, comes in at the 17th spot.

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  • Steve Kerr Credits Mark Jackson for Making Warriors a 'Great Defensive Team'
Steve Kerr Credits Mark Jackson for Making Warriors a 'Great Defensive Team'

The Showtime Lakers , 2004 Pistons , Michael Jordan's Bulls - all have former players who claim their team would have beaten the Warriors. While it's impossible to know how Golden State would stack up to some of the best teams of all time, Kerr has a good point.

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  • Wawrinka stuns Murray in French Open semi-finals
Wawrinka stuns Murray in French Open semi-finals

Some thought this odd, although it did not bother the player or the coach. Murray then found some reserves of energy to break the Wawrinka serve. Almost every groundstroke was loaded with venom. In had been exhilarating, no-holds-barred tennis that yielded 87 winners-only six of them aces-from a blistering Wawrinka, and he has the same de...

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  • Warriors set to claim best ever title
Warriors set to claim best ever title

They will do everything they did in Game 3 that made it close , and probably do it with more desperation. Jordan's first title team in 1991 is one of three squads that went 15-2. Anyone who played 46 minutes of such a fast-paced game would be flat on their back. As the quarter closed, Cleveland could not match Durant's will.

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  • 3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic
3 share lead after 2 rounds at St Jude Classic

Without a worldwide top-10 since 2015, Every followed a 20-foot birdie at the first with further gains at the sixth and 12th before rolling in an eagle-three for 10 feet at the 16th. Hyo Joo Kim, Gonzalez Escall, and Shanshan Feng were one shot back at 65. Lexi Thompson and Brittany Marchand shot 67. Emily Tubert (Razorbacks) had a 1-under 71.

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  • LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring
LeBron James climbs to third place in career NBA Finals scoring

The Cleveland Cavaliers avoided a sweep and denied the Golden State Warriors a ideal postseason with a 137-116 win in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals . "I don't want to relax. Anything can happen. So I don't want to relax or feel like it's over, it's not". If not for their meltdown previous year, the Warriors, whose record-setting 73-win sea...

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  • Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final
Wawrinka comes back to beat Murray, reach French Open final

He was left awaiting the victor of the second match between Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem , which would be so delayed it was possible that it would not not finish on Friday night. 1-ranked Andy Murray in five sets earlier. And Murray did get the break, but Wawrinka pushed him and had a triple match point attempt on Murray's serve, and h...

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  • 'Epic week': Hockey, country music collide in Nashville
'Epic week': Hockey, country music collide in Nashville

Justin Schultz , Bryan Rust , Conor Sheary and Ron Hainsey also found the back of the net in the decisive win and Matt Murray pitched a 24-save shutout, his third career in the playoffs. He was especially locked in during Game 4 when the Penguins dialled up their attack. The score had been predicted by Malkin and it came just seconds after Cro...

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  • England turn to captain Kane for Scotland clash
England turn to captain Kane for Scotland clash

Messi's is a similar situation", he added. "To do that, it isn't just individual. But more importantly to me, we are developing a group of five or six who are leaders in the group", he said . With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not now have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hamp...

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  • Hazard: 'I will listen to Real Madrid offer'
Hazard: 'I will listen to Real Madrid offer'

No timeframe has been put on the injury - although he will miss Belgium's global against the Czech Republic on Monday and a World Cup qualifying match in Estonia on Friday. Defending their Premier League crown will be hard enough and they don't want to start the season shorthanded on top of that. With the season now over, the title in hand ...

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  • Durant's late heroics lifts Warriors over Cavaliers
Durant's late heroics lifts Warriors over Cavaliers

LeBron James left Cleveland to go to Miami, team up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh and win a couple of titles. Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. After getting blown out in that period in the first two games of the series, Cleveland won the third quarter and took a 94-89 lead into the fourth quarter...

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  • IOS 11 will stop apps from begging you for reviews
IOS 11 will stop apps from begging you for reviews

An app can only display the prompt three times a year , regardless of how often it's been updated. Instead, there'll be two key restrictions that should reduce headaches for everyone: First, apps will be required to use a new Apple-made review prompt, which allows users to leave a rating without exiting an app.

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  • KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs
KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs

The Warriors are now within one game of taking the National Basketball Association title with an unprecedented ideal run through the playoffs. No team in NBA playoff history has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a series, although the Cavaliers did become the first team in NBA Finals history to rally from a 3-1 hole to swipe the ...

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  • 3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case
3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

Gary Schultz , formerly a senior vice president of the university, and Tim Curley , a former athletic director, were charged along with Spanier. Three ex-Penn State officials are getting jail time for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities.

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  • Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead
Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

There were similarities to game one. But the biggest takeaway on this night was that the Penguins are the most explosive team in hockey, at times breathtaking with their quick-strike ability. "So we're going back home , we're going to win the next game, and then we'll see what happens from there". Obviously it's not the situation we wanted to be c...

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  • New Zealand boat capsizes throwing men overboard during America's Cup
New Zealand boat capsizes throwing men overboard during America's Cup

Ainslie heads a 65-strong crew which supports the six-man Great Britain team vessel, including former rival and Rio 2016 Olympic sailing champion Giles Scott as the tactician. “Obviously, a three-race day is a big day physically on the water for the guys and we want to get as many points on the board as quickly as we can and try and get into the ...

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  • Ostapenko youngest finalist in Paris in 10 years
Ostapenko youngest finalist in Paris in 10 years

Ostapenko celebrated her 20th birthday with a 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 win over Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky . Few people expected Karolina Pliskova to reach the French Open semi-finals and even the Czech, who admits to having limited claycourt skills, did not back herself for such an achievement.

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  • Stan Wawrinka beats Andy Murray in five-set thriller to enter finals
Stan Wawrinka beats Andy Murray in five-set thriller to enter finals

The Scot won five of the last six games to take the set, and looked favourite to claim the fourth with Wawrinka showing his frustration. With my team we did everything to take a fresh, good start. How close that is to my tennis from past year, I don't know. At least Murray avoided the humiliation of a 6-0 final set after his heroic efforts, but...

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  • LeBron or Jordan? His Airness has the edge
LeBron or Jordan? His Airness has the edge

James finished the monster jam over Golden State Warriors all-star Kevin Durant . The chance to sign James is worth overhauling an offseason plan for. The team finally got a win in game four, but they still have a steep hole to climb out of. One theory gaining tremendous steam is James will make a permanent move to Hollywood to join pre...

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  • Golden State takes 3-0 lead
Golden State takes 3-0 lead

The Cleveland Cavaliers staved off NBA Finals elimination and ended the Golden State Warriors' shot at an unprecedented ideal run through the playoffs with a gritty 137-116 win on Friday. Cleveland made a Finals record 24 3-pointers. OH, yes, LeBron James is the world's greatest basketball player today. Green wasn't the reason the War...

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  • Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka
Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

The disappointment was clear to see. Wawrinka , the 2015 champion, now stands between Rafael Nadal and a slice of Open Era history as the Spaniard bids to become the first player to win the same grand slam on 10 separate occasions. This year has been a bit of a bumpy ride for Murray whose efforts to get to the World No. 1 spot may well have le...

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  • New England Patriots Presented with Super Bowl LI Championship Rings by Jostens
New England Patriots Presented with Super Bowl LI Championship Rings by Jostens

Each ring is made out of white gold and has more than 280 diamonds per the team's official statement and includes the recipient's name and numbers, the lighthouse and bridge at Gillette Stadium, and all the years of the franchise's previous championships.

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  • Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

But Green didn't leave the court, and referees said the technical they called after Green's foul with 1:55 remaining in the first quarter was on Kerr - though the official box score had it listed as Green. "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland, honestly", Green said. "But they explained that the first one was on me". "I know officiati...

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  • Harry Kane: 'I need to improve England record'
Harry Kane: 'I need to improve England record'

The Tottenham striker collected the English league's golden boot for the second successive season after finishing with 29 goals. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has challenged himself to replicate his club form on the global stage for England .

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  • Kane wants to improve England goal record
Kane wants to improve England goal record

But as a player, you want to prove to the world you're as good as anyone else. You meet up every now and then. He adds: "Growing up, I've always had to prove people wrong to get where I am now and global football is no different". "It's definitely something I aspire to do", Kane said. "Watching players like that can only help me". The trip to ...

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  • Champions Trophy: Best OPPO Moments from Australia-Bangladesh game
Champions Trophy: Best OPPO Moments from Australia-Bangladesh game

The Australian bowlers received a severe thrashing at the hands of New Zealand batsmen in their previous game before rain gods intervened and the match was abandoned . "There was a drinks break at the end of that over which probably didn't help. That's a total insult to say we're playing even worse", said the 49-year-old South African, who took ...

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  • What time, channel is Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 4 (6/9/17)? NBA Playoffs
What time, channel is Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 4 (6/9/17)? NBA Playoffs

Durant scored a team-high 31 points for the Warriors, who will get a chance on Friday in Cleveland to become the first team to go unbeaten all the way to a title. "But that team, they knew what they were about". Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant faced plenty of backlash previous year when he joined a ready-made title contender.

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  • Cavs hand Warriors first playoffs loss, force Game 5
Cavs hand Warriors first playoffs loss, force Game 5

But it's the one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. But all it takes to blow perfection is one slip-up, one game when LeBron James is at full flight, Kyrie Irving can't be stopped, one game when the referees botch things up so ...

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  • French Open Diary: Birthday girls already celebrating, legends roll back the years
French Open Diary: Birthday girls already celebrating, legends roll back the years

And when the match did eventually get underway the windy conditions disrupted Mladenovic's flow in-front of a vocal home crowd. Awaiting Ostapenko in the women's singles semifinals will be No. A year ago, Ostapenko lost in the first round of the French Open . Bacsinszky will turn 28, while the outrageously talented Ostapenko will turn 20 on a ...

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  • Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat
Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat

This isn't the first time that Curry has gotten under the skin of the Cavaliers . He wanted everyone to know what he thought about Cleveland coming back in last year's Finals and "stealing" the championship that was rightfully his. This could be a blessing in disguise for the Cavs. Cleveland is fighting to avoid a sweep while Golden State is looki...

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  • Sampaoli: Messi Will Continue Being The Best Until He Retires
Sampaoli: Messi Will Continue Being The Best Until He Retires

With Argentina's hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup hanging by a thread, Friday night is new coach Sampaoli's first chance to view his entire squad before their next qualifier away to Uruguay . None of which is as grave as the position Argentina , twice World Cup winners, find themselves in qualifying for Russian Federation 2018. ...

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  • Sangakkara inspired Sri Lanka stunner - Mathews
Sangakkara inspired Sri Lanka stunner - Mathews

Mathews ended unbeaten on 52 as he steered his side over the line. LONDON , ENGLAND - JUNE 08: Kusal Mendis of Sri Lanka in action during the ICC Champions Trophy Group B match between India and Sri Lanka . "It was my first game against India and I'm happy to have contributed". There is no doubt that India's fielding has c...

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  • Flawless shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead
Flawless shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

The Warriors closed out the game on an 11-0 run. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving played their best games of these Finals, combining for 77 points, relentlessly attacking the rim. As a team Warriors started 7-of-9 from three. If the Cavaliers are going to have any chance to extend the series, they're going to need better production from their ...

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  • Kane to captain England against Scotland
Kane to captain England against Scotland

They are used to playing with Kane, too. Can England beat Scotland at Hampden Park on Saturday? Gordon Strachan . His side now sit two points off-second placed Slovakia in a tight race for a likely runners-up spot in Group F. "I'm 23 now. Hopefully I've got a quite few more years left and I can learn and get better and really push forward"...

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