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Venus looking for 1st French Open title in 20th appearance

PARIS-Serena Williams , the victor of 23 Grand Slam titles, often dominates tennis' most coveted events, leaving her young challengers with scraps. "So if she says Australian Open , it's going to be the Australian Open ". Lest we forget, she ...

The Lakers Narrowly Avoided Total Catastrophe At The Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers round out the top three picks. Those assumptions might be premature, however. And with a direct path to the Lakers for the UCLA star, his lightning-rod father has declared the Ball brand will on...

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives

Rafael Nadal was satisfied with the way he played against Robin Haase , beaten 6-1 6-4 6-3. Djokovic will next face Argentina's Diego Schwartzman , who stopped Stefano Napolitano of Italy 6-3, 7-5, 6-2. "So it was crowdy and I really liked it...

Keys ends 4-match losing skid with Paris win

Following her remarkable form everywhere else in the world she was seeded seventh for this tournament. A loose bag of unforced errors saw Konta broken, immediately break back and then allow Hsieh to snatch the advantage back for a second time...

James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series , the Cavaliers never trailed. The 43 points became a franchise high for most points in a quarter of a playoff game for the Cavaliers . Now, they'll face Steph Curry and the Golden St...

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

But it all evaporated. Crowder had a solid outing in Game 4 with 18 points and eight rebounds while shooting 4-of-7 from three-point range. James called the Warriors, "the best team in our league the last three years". Can the Cavs do it again? T...

Bartra thrilled by Dortmund return after 'so much pain'

The Gabon global put Dortmund 2-1 up at Signal Iduna Park with a spectacular volley from Ousmane Dembele's chipped pass, then converted a late penalty to seal the points for Dortmund. "I am grateful to everybody: the training staff, my fellow players...

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

The Cleveland Cavaliers pose with their trophy after winning Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics 135-102, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston . James, with three titles, is still chasing Jordan'...

Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

City climbed above Liverpool to third place and moved six points clear of fifth-place Arsenal , who visit Stoke City later on Saturday. There was a large element of doubt about City's opener, Sterling possibly getting the slightest of touches ...

Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Washington Capitals hope to win their third straight game and get over that playoff hump by getting to the Eastern Conference Finals. "It wasn't the outcome we wanted", said defenseman Brian Dumoulin said of Game 6 , "but it's a best-of-seve...

Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Then Sogard went insane on Thursday, singling his first three at-bats and driving in the Brewers' first run before hitting his game-changing, two-RBI double to center in the seventh. Orlando Arcia also had a RBI in the ninth inning, his 16th, to poli...

Tottenham complete unbeaten season at home in the league

It's hard to describe", said Pochettino. "There were no injuries and one less match to play because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to play". United were the opposition for the 2,533rd match at White Hart La...

Premier League Week 37 Finale: Leicester vs Tottenham

In his time following the club Stanley will have seen his team relegated three times, promoted four times, and win the title twice, the last of those coming in 1961. Maguire has impressed thus far this season, despite Hull's problems, and has been ...

Tottenham "family" will stick together next season, Kane says

You know better than me it is so hard. We are building a very exciting project and there is no reason for players like Harry to leave. "On 3 July, for pre-season, I will be here, don't worry". "Now it is important to be loyal and try to work together...

Manchester United to land Oblak if De Gea leaves for Real Madrid

Spanish global De Gea has been linked with a move to Real Madrid once again this summer, who are reportedly willing to offer £60million for the Man Utd keeper. United will however only move for the 24-year-old, if they fail to keep De Dea ahead of ...

Gisele says Tom Brady had concussion last year

He does have concussions", "I don't really think it's a healthy thing for a body to go through that kind of aggression all the time. WBZ-TV in Boston said the Patriots had no comment about B√ľndchen's revelation. "We don't talk about it, but he do...

Preds head into Game 4 with series lead against St. Louis Blues

Goaltender Jake Allen also stood tall when it mattered most , making 14 saves in the final 20 minutes after facing only nine shots in the first two periods. Game 3 is Sunday in Nashville. It marked the seventh straight game in which Ellis scored, ...

Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

If Thiem had the win of the day, surely Alexander Zverev had the line of the day when he determined that the reason he had a game to suit all surfaces was "just pure talent". Fognini served for the set at 5-4 but was not able to capitalize on his c...

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Nashville has won nine consecutive at home in the postseason, dating back to a 3-1 win over the Ducks in Game Six of their 2016 First Round series. "When you remove that and look at the big picture, our entry into the playoffs was about as good as ...

Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

We caught our first glimpse of it early in the first quarter in Game 5 when Al Horford , who averaged a decent 0.93 points per post-up possession during the regular season, got an opportunity to attack Markieff Morris on the block early in the s...

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

It is unclear whether Kerr will stay in the locker room during the game, or possibly be somewhere else within Oracle Arena. He attended a meeting at team headquarters Friday, one week after his latest procedure to fix leaking spinal fluid.

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

That card effectively went to waste, and Kim spent the next two years on the developmental tour until earning his card back to the big leagues. "Two, three weeks ago to have been in a position where I wasn't playing The Players and was looking to w...

Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3

Never a boring moment", Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash said. The streak had been the longest active hitting streak in the majors. He had a career-best 26-gamer a year ago. Farrell said INF Marco Hernandez (injured left shoulder) could need a proced...

Rockets Eliminated by Spurs in Game-6 Annihilation

If Leonard is still hobbled for Game 6 it will be another blow to a team already without Tony Parker , after the veteran suffered a season-ending quadriceps injury in Game 2. Houston rallied to tie the game at 35 on a Clint Capela layup at the 9:23 ...

Brazilian stars as Juventus reaches Euro final

While, they are also on course to win the Coppa Italia for a third consecutive season - having previously gone 20 years without victory until they claimed the trophy in 2015. According to the Sun, Conte wants players who have played at the highest le...

It's Honda's problem, not mine, says Alonso

Alonso slipped away from the track and played some paddle tennis to "keep the body active" while mechanics changed out his car's engine before the afternoon session, when he was the last of the 20 drivers to venture out. McLaren-Honda boss Zak Brow...

Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

It was one of three goals by the Penguins in the second period. Capitals fans are wondering how this Washington team is different from any of the other ones that couldn't get past the second round of the playoffs. Two of the three goals Holtby ga...

Man United book Europa League final place after edging Celta Vigo

Few could have foreseen such a nervy ending when Fellaini headed home Marcus Rashford's fine cross, but Celta's efforts were rewarded by a late goal from Roncaglia - a player sent off along with Bailly moments later. Mourinho also expressed concern a...

Markelle Fultz: NYK also expected to get meeting with Fultz

South Carolina Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell (0) moves the ball against Tennessee Volunteers forward Grant Williams (2) during the second half at Thompson-Boling Arena. Among the players is Washington freshman guard Markelle Fultz , who may ju...

WR Josh Gordon's reinstatement denied by NFL

Gordon has not played in a regular season game since 2014, but did participate in two preseason games this past season, recording five receptions for 116 yards with one touchdown. Our decision with Josh is just understanding where he is in this proce...

Dana White: Canelo-GGG fight stole planned date for Mayweather vs. McGregor

Not long ago it was Floyd "Money" Mayweather lighting up the Las Vegas strip with his extravagant boxing events but now almost two years removed from a professional fight, he finds himself like us all of us in this great sport, a spectator.

Early Signing Period Approved in College Football

The Collegiate Commissioners Association, which runs the National Letter of Intent program, announced on Monday that, beginning this year, prospects can sign letters of intent with college programs during a 72-hour window in December. Now, that could...

Celtics, Wizards turn playoff into all-out war

Once he reached the locker room, Oubre received a surprise from a familiar face: Brandon Jennings , who was ejected a few quarters later following a confrontation with Boston's Terry Rozier . Lose and Boston returns home for Game 5 holding a 3-1 lead...

Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5

With O's starter leaving after just 2/3 of an inning, Gabriel Ynoa stepped in and hurled six scoreless frames with six hits allowed to pick up the victory. "I still have to pinch myself sometimes that I'm here and contributing to the team", Mancini s...

Rashid puts Ireland in tailspin as England take 1st ODI

England needed only 20 overs to reach the winning target at 127-3, propelled by opener Alex Hales' blistering 55 off 39 balls, including 10 boundaries. "I hope I can now carry it on into the summer". It's come from hard work in the nets and practi...

Thomas scores 53, Celtics beat Wizards 129-119 in OT

The home team has now won and covered the spread in all five meetings between these two this season. Thomas attended his sister Chyna's funeral Saturday after she died in a vehicle accident and has also had to overcome having had a tooth knocked ...

MacArthur, Senators oust Bruins

Capitals coach Barry Trotz said the closeness of the series is a credit to the parity in the National Hockey League and Toronto's young stars like Auston Matthews and William Nylander. The Boston Bruins came into their 2017 postseason run with the ...

Deliberate Jazz try to slow down Warriors in 2nd round

Suffering from nausea and pain, Kerr has no timetable for a return, leaving assistant coach Mike Brown , the former coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers, to guide the Warriors into the second round best-of-7 Western Conference...

Why I banned my mother from Klitschko fight - Anthony Joshua

Whilst the build-up to the April 29 fight has been largely cordial, the 27-year-old his extremely confident of his chances against a man 14 years his senior. It's great, it's beyond motivation and I just only can win, I can't lose, I only can win". ...

Penguins star Crosby leaves game following hit to head

One frightening moment, however, will resonate above all others. Crosby needed to be helped off the ice to the Penguins' locker room for evaluation and did not return to the game. He even won nine of the 15 faceoffs he took. "I don't think it's a v...

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Jovetic stars before Kondogbia's weird own goal

Jovetic gave Inter the lead in first-half injury-time, scoring on the rebound after Thibaut Courtois saved his initial effort from a controversial penalty. And the Chelsea strike...

Mike Moustakas' 30th homer leads Royals past the Red Sox 4-2

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Galle Test: Ashwin, Jadeja spin India to 304-run win over Lanka

Sri Lanka , at one moment, gave a scare. They lost by 282 runs in Cape Town in January. Upul Tharanga survived a scare after captain Virat Kohli dropped a straightforward catc...

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Though conventional wisdom would suggest that the victor of the toss must bat first, Sri Lanka might be better off bowling. "We have spoken enough about these issues and it ...

Police drop charges against WR Lucky Whitehead

According to the Prince William County Police Department in Virginia, Whitehead was charged in late June, when a store employee noticed he left the premises pocketing some items he...

Grace, Johnson shoot up Open leaderboard in chase of Spieth

Grace made the cut mark by a mere one stroke at four-over par , but he took full advantage of the perfectly calm weather conditions after the miserable damp weather which tested ...

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Mithali Raj becomes leading ODI run-scorer

Mithali Raj becomes leading ODI run-scorer

Mithali said at the post-match presentation ceremony, "It was a decent total after losing our first wicket in the first couple of overs". The two found the boundary in 13 of the ...

Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

Jammu & Kashmir: Six Amarnath Yatra pilgrims die in terror attack near Anantnag

He also said his thoughts were with all those who lost loved ones in the attack. In yet another tweet, the prime minister said, "India will never get bogged down by such coward...

Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight

Horn stuns Pacquiao to win WBO welterweight

Horn said, "I don't really get into that type of thing (making anti-LGBTQ statements)". Arum said it was "a close fight". Horn's first defence of his title will likely be aga...

Mario Ancic to be part of Novak Djokovic Camp at Wimbledon

Mario Ancic to be part of Novak Djokovic Camp at Wimbledon

We spent a lot of time [together] off the court, speak the same language. A curiosity of Novak Djokovic's career has been that for all the titles and the lighthearted japery th...

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick

76ers reportedly sign shooting guard JJ Redick

The Sixers would have to shell out money to get the restricted free agents in order to avoid the Pistons and Wizards, respectively, from matching the contract offers. On Friday, th...