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Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

Nadal wins his 10th French Open title Not only did Nadal win every set he played in the tournament, he dropped a total of only 35 games, the second fewest by any man on the way to any title at a major tournament with all matches being best-of-five-sets in the Open era, which dates to 1968. [Full Article...]

Wales ready for crunch battle without Bale, says Coleman

Wales ready for crunch battle without Bale, says Coleman It is a fifth successive draw for Wales in Group D and the fifth time that they have let a lead slip as the road to Russian Federation continues to be a bumpy one. Tempers briefly flared on the terraces after the Wales midfielder converted his dinked "Panenka" spot kick, as a dozen Serbian supporters ripped a Welsh flag off the railings and forced riot police to move in and separate the riva... [Full Article...]

Murray, Wawrinka into French Open last 16

Murray, Wawrinka into French Open last 16 Murray jogged to his seat at the changeover, del Potro stood at the net, bent at the waist, his head resting on the netcord. But a late call from the line judge had the umpire down from his chair to check the mark, and only once the two of them had conferred over the clay could Murray claim the spoils. [Full Article...]

Steve Kerr, Tyronn Lue Both Were Confused By Draymond Green's Technical Foul

Steve Kerr, Tyronn Lue Both Were Confused By Draymond Green's Technical Foul I appreciate the love. "I appreciate y'all. I'm having a great time right now". "I just try to play basketball", Green said. "That's it?" Green said. Draymond does it a very different way, and you can tell that he feels this moment is a particularly significant one for the Warriors. "Don't seem to be the sharpest people around". [Full Article...]

Finn replacing Woakes in England squad for Champions Trophy

Woakes picked up a side strain after bowling just two overs and had to leave the field. On being asked about the balance of the side, Mortaza said the team management made a decision to field eight batsmen for the first game, but the strategy may change for the remaining games: "First match we chose to go with eight batters, but we have to think about it". [Full Article...]

Warriors beat Cavaliers 129-120 to win NBA title

Add in that Golden State has 2016 in the back of their minds, and it gives the wine and gold a little more advantage if the series does go to a Game 6 and Game 7. For all five games, he was the main reason the games stayed at all close . Thompson and West went at each other face to face. Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said the experience of losing last year's Finals served them well thi... [Full Article...]

Spanish prosecutor files tax fraud lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo

The provincial prosecutor's office in Madrid has filed a lawsuit against Ronaldo, focusing on four alleged instances of fraud which it claims were committed between 2011 and 2014. Speaking at the start of June, Ronaldo insisted he was "relaxed" over the allegations. Last month, tax officials said he adjusted his tax declarations and paid an extra €6m in 2014 . [Full Article...]

Confusion over Draymond Green technical foul lights up social media

Confusion over Draymond Green technical foul lights up social media The scorer's table was even confused. Either way, Mary isn't too upset about the Cavaliers coming away with the Game 4 win. "Yeah, I knew (there was no ejection) because the first tech was on Steve (Kerr), which I didn't understand", Green said. [Full Article...]

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

For the third year in a row, the Warriors and the Cavaliers met in the Finals. Departing won't be an option - this year, at least . But notice that he was on the floor whenever it counted; Kerr and his teammates have that much faith in him. [Full Article...]

Will the Warriors knock out the Cavaliers in Game 5 tonight?

Will the Warriors knock out the Cavaliers in Game 5 tonight? We finally saw the role players come alive in Game 4, mainly because they were doing exactly what was asked of them. I don't see anything's amusing or anything's to smile about. The way the Cavs defend him allows him more free reign as LeBron is usually matched up on a non-shooter which allows him to play free safety and exert more energy on offense. [Full Article...]

Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial

Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial The process that saw Dufner shoot consecutive 65s to take a 5-shot, 36-hole lead and set a tournament record wasn't of much use as he slashed his way to a 77 on Saturday and seemingly shot himself out of contention. Hadley made a 1 1/2-putt to win after Hadley missed a 3-foot par try. "The tournament is not over", Dufner said. Coming off a 78 - and his first round without a birdie in almost four... [Full Article...]

Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

Indeed, the loss to the Warriors drops James' career record in the Finals to 3-5 and drops Cleveland to 1-2 in its "Threematch" with Golden State . Durant, who will likely be crowned Finals MVP, finished with a team-high 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting. [Full Article...]

MLB Draft Preview: 1st round high school hitters

MLB Draft Preview: 1st round high school hitters Second-round picks are longshots to even make the roster. "Everyone that's been a huge influence on and off the field in my life has really helped me grow as a person and grow as a player, and that's the reason I have the potential to get drafted in these next three days, so I'm just really thankful for that". [Full Article...]

Pirates' Taillon solid in return following cancer surgery

Pirates' Taillon solid in return following cancer surgery Pittsburgh won its third straight. The Pirates made Taillon the No. 2 overall pick back in the 2010 draft. "We missed (in the) middle, frequently", Freeland said. "I Just got to step back and enjoy the moment and realize that I was back", said Taillon, 25. "In his efforts to get back on track, he's being overly aggressive, and a major-league pitcher will take advantage of that". [Full Article...]

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open I have no words, it was my dream", Ostapenko said. I fought for every point. Judging by the excitement on the streets in Latvia when she won the title, Ostapenko can expect a huge reception when she returns home this week. Those numbers are counter-balanced by her unforced errors - 54 on Saturday and 271 in total - but they were not enough to stop the energy-charged Ostapenko from bulldozi... [Full Article...]

Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

England hardly sparkled against an industrious and spirited Scotland side in the Group F qualifier but Southgate believes they showed they have the right personality to get results in testing environments. "It has been a long season, but there is one more to go before we get a little break". "For me it was great to get that goal and be captain but whoever the gaffer chooses, there are ple... [Full Article...]

Antoine Griezmann: Manchester United target signs five-year deal with Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann: Manchester United target signs five-year deal with Atletico Madrid He said: "The issue of the money is a private one". However, Atletico's transfer ban signalled the end of Griezmann potentially moving to the Red Devils in the 2017 summer transfer window. The Madrid club finished third in La Liga last season and exited the Champions League at the semi-final stage. The deal was reached after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a transfer ban on At... [Full Article...]

Pairings and game times announces for 71st Men's College World Series

Pairings and game times announces for 71st Men's College World Series The Seminoles got to the Bearcats right away in the first inning when Walls led off with a home run to right field. His bullpen equaled his performance, as they combined to go four innings, giving up two hits and recording six strikeouts. On the mound, Drew Parrish had another outstanding effort. The Seminoles doubled the lead in the second inning on an RBI single from Lueck and a three-run ho... [Full Article...]

Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park'

Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park' Lewis Hamilton earned his third Canadian Grand Prix victory in a row on Sunday and he did it by thoroughly dominating the Formula One race at Circuit Gilles Villenueve in Montreal , Canada . That ended the race for Sainz and Massa, while Grosjean pitted for a new nose piece. Magnussen collected a five-second penalty for passing Vandoorne while the virtual safety vehicle was deployed. [Full Article...]

Dhananjaya de Silva could get Sri Lanka nod for Pakistan clash

The other semi-final will pit Group B winners India against Group A runners-up Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday (15). A total mess up on the field knocked Sri Lanka out of the ICC Champions Trophy after a narrow defeat against Pakistan in the final group match played at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff last evening. [Full Article...]


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