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Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

Also in seeded women's action, Timea Bacsinszky, the No. 30 seed, bested unseeded Sara Sorribes Tormo in her opening match, 6-1, 6-2. She takes the match 6-2, 6-2. In her first Australian Open, Romanian Virginia Ruzici lost in the first round in three sets to Australian Mary Sawyer. "About 15 players", she replied. [Full Article...]

Lebron James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

After the Cavs routed the Celtics , 135-102, to advance to the NBA Finals , Irving revealed what it is he actually said to James in what seemed like a passionate verbal expression. Watch out Golden State, the Cavs' Big 3 is brimming. James ranks third in playoff assists, trailing only Magic Johnson and John Stockton. It was a very welcomed sight in Irving's case, after he rolled his left ank... [Full Article...]

USMNT: Arena calls in 27 players for June qualifiers

USMNT: Arena calls in 27 players for June qualifiers After the Americans play a tuneup against Venezuela in Sandy, Utah, on Saturday, they have the qualifiers against Trinidad and Tobago on June 8 in Commerce City, Colorado, and then at archrival Mexico three days later. REINFORCEMENTS ARRIVEA host of European-based players return to the MNT fold after missing the World Cup Qualifiers in March. The Sounders FC Homegrown Player has two goals in 13 ap... [Full Article...]

Thiem, Zverev aiming to upset old guard at French Open

Thiem, Zverev aiming to upset old guard at French Open Defending champion Novak Djokovic says he is excited to have created a "new vibe" by inviting Andre Agassi to work with him during the French Open which starts on Sunday. "It's a great opportunity for me to grow together with him". "They are so big players that it's I think normal that they are still so good with a little bit older age", Thiem said. [Full Article...]

Arsenal win FA Cup to deny Chelsea double

Arsenal win FA Cup to deny Chelsea double Welbeck said: "The manager is his own man and he makes his own decision and the board will make the right decision.You can't read him". When pressed further by a reporter about whether he feels he is the right man for the club, he said, "Look, I believe because you can not make 30-35 years at the top level if you don't believe you're the right man to do the job". [Full Article...]

Diego Costa will only leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid

Diego Costa will only leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid We knew they would play well as they have the last weeks. Conte, who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London a year ago, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the EPL this season after a miserable 2015/16 campaign when they finished 10th. [Full Article...]

It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

In golfing terms he most certainly understands, you cannot win a tournament on Thursday or Friday, but you can lose one on those days. "I want to win a championship, and being so close to getting to the Finals , that makes you want it that much more". [Full Article...]

Celtics look to avoid elimination in Boston on KPUG

The Cavaliers won 101-93 and swept the Celtics in the opening round of the playoffs. But as tension among Cleveland's home fans mounted at the Quicken Loans Arena, it was left to Irving to ride to the rescue with a sensational, momentum-changing display in the third quarter. [Full Article...]

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd up to Ed Woodward - Mourinho

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd up to Ed Woodward - Mourinho Mourinho guided United to two major honours in his first season in charge, the English League Cup and UEFA Europa League , and now the club believe he is the man to lead them forward into a new era of success. "This year, I have never once sulked or let my head drop". "It shows we're capable of anything", the England midfielder told the club's official website. [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchetser United future

Wayne Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchetser United future Wayne Rooney says that he is unsure about his future at Manchester United and conceded that he will have to make decisions "over the next few weeks" concerning where he will be playing next season. It's suggested that those close to Moshiri don't believe Rooney will represent good value for money, as they would be forking out huge sums for a player with no re-sale value - and after a poor seaso... [Full Article...]

Celtics star Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

James played in his 212th career postseason game on Thursday night, when the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals to advance to the NBA Finals. "That's basically what happened". King James has another throne. To make matters worse, LeBron James incomprehensibly picked up his fourth foul late in the second quarter as well. [Full Article...]

Stenson In Striking Distance At BMW PGA Championship

Swedish star Henrik Stenson was handily placed on 68, one behind Italy's Francesco Molinari, Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand and Scott Jamieson of Scotland. Defending champion Chris Wood was round in 72, level par, and joked he would like to see the new greens replaced by the ones from previous year. Asked if it would mean more to win this week than at Sawgrass, the 25-year-old added: "Ye... [Full Article...]

Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint at Taco Bell in US

Dixon declined to comment on Monday (Tuesday NZ time). Two teens, ages 14 and 15, were later arrested. We're hanging in the bus lot, so we sent him out to get some drive-thru here on 16th Street at Taco Bell. Franchitti won four IndyCar Series championships and three Indianapolis 500s before retiring in 2013 after suffering serious injuries in a crash. "They held a gun at Dixon's head and aske... [Full Article...]

Cavaliers cruise past Celtics into National Basketball Association finals

LeBron James scored 35 points to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader - surpassing Michael Jordan . Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) gets off a shot between Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk (41) and Jae Crowder (99) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Clev. [Full Article...]

Kevin Love Responds to Draymond Green Saying He Wants to 'Annihilate' Cavs

Kevin Love Responds to Draymond Green Saying He Wants to 'Annihilate' Cavs Durant, who missed 20 games toward the end of the regular season and two games in the first round of the playoffs due to injury, averaged 28.0 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists in a four-game sweep of the San Antonio Spurs. James isnt anxious about point spreads or any odds. "It looks like they're having fun, and we want to do something about that". "So maybe there's just not an understandi... [Full Article...]

Top seed Kerber suffers historic French Open defeat

The two-time Wimbledon champion, a semi-finalist at Roland Garros in 2012, looked poised and focused, treating the sparse Court Philippe Chatrier crowd to a few exquisite drop shots and lightning-quick forehands. Hingis won only two games in the 55-minute match and was bageled in the 2nd set. It was hard to believe what had happened to that very hand just five months ago. [Full Article...]

Isaiah Thomas wants to stay with Celtics

Isaiah Thomas wants to stay with Celtics Rubber match is a familiar term to sports fans, especially those who have spent any time playing pick-up games themselves in playgrounds. I was like, if I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game? Said Al Horford: "I'm proud of our group and I felt like we grew as the year went on, and it's not the way we wanted to finish". [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers power into third straight NBA Finals

Brown has shown a surprising amount off the dribble as well, especially in the series against Cleveland where the Celtics lacked ballhandling with Thomas' injury problems. That's when Irving went off. Smith wrote. Deron Williams played 18 minutes after sustaining a shoulder "stinger" in Game 3 . "I just have to keep going and figure out what I've gotta do to come back at the highest level p... [Full Article...]

I will break my leg for Mourinho - Fellaini

The Belgium worldwide has not always seen his skill set embraced at Old Trafford since completing a £27.5 million move from Everton in 2013. The goal in the Europa League final and the mental strength he has shown this season is something manager Jose Mourinho has mentioned time and time again, and it seems that despite what some pundits might say, Pogba is one of Mourinho's greatest asset... [Full Article...]

Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

Petra Kvitova to play at French Open Initially, she was eyeing a return at Wimbledon , but on Friday Kvitova confirmed her return to competitive action in the first round of Roland Garros at an emotional Paris press conference. "It's still not 100 per cent ready, so we will see how everything goes, but I'm happy that I am able to play again". The news comes on the same day that the draws for the Grand Slam tournament were re... [Full Article...]


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