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Rafael Nadal cruises into quarterfinals at French Open

Rafael Nadal cruises into quarterfinals at French Open Djokovic also faced Spanish opposition and, after being taken to five sets by Diego Schwartzman last time out, had a more comfortable 7-6 (7/5) 6-1 6-3 victory over Albert Ramos-Vinolas. Before thinking about the prospect of facing Nadal in the last four, Djokovic's first task is to overcome sixth seed Dominic Thiem . Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 ... [Full Article...]

Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers

Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers They will find rythm and repeat the history a year ago. "We were much more physical today than in Game One and we forced them into 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good", James told reporters in a televised interview from the locker room in Oakland. [Full Article...]

Was that the stench of pot in the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room?

Was that the stench of pot in the Cleveland Cavaliers' locker room? Warriors forward Kevin Durant , who left Oklahoma City for Golden State last July in hopes of winning his first National Basketball Association crown, had LeBron-like numbers-3 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, five blocked shots and three steals-in a 132-113 romp Sunday in game two. [Full Article...]

Emotional Kvitova wins 'twice' on French Open return

Emotional Kvitova wins 'twice' on French Open return It has since become a rallying cry for the 27-year-old. But yesteday's setback - albeit on a surface for which she has no great affection, having made an opening-round exit in Paris past year - threatens to leave her season in tatters. Yesterday I was thinking how everything would be, and I couldn't really imagine how it would be. "I didn't sleep well the days after, but I wasn't really stay... [Full Article...]

Schmidt clarifies remarks about Herrera's language barrier

Schmidt clarifies remarks about Herrera's language barrier Schmidt later repeated that Herrera, who uses a interpreter at times for on-camera interviews, "just can't be - because of the language barrier - that kind of player". Philadelphia Phillies legend Mike Schmidt has been an iconic figure for the franchise over the past several decades for his play on the field. When he talks about Herrera being a "lead-by-example" type and suggests that is a bad t... [Full Article...]

Steve Kerr marvels at Kevin Durant's 'amazing' defense

James is the best all-around player in the league and has been for many years. These Warriors are not the result of three superstar free agents collectively deciding to come together to wreak havoc on the rest of the league, like the one spearheaded by LeBron James in Miami in 2010. [Full Article...]

Fabregas unhappy at FA Cup snub

Wenger turned our form back around with a formation change, opting to follow Chelsea and Tottenham in using a 3-4-2-1 system, and we ended the season with the best form in the country, while winning the FA Cup final against the Premier League winners. [Full Article...]

Curry: Warriors' defense 'amazing' in NBA Finals

It was only past year, so that should be fresh in the Cavaliers' minds, a point of reference to give them hope heading back home. Since joining the Warriors last summer, though, it's 3-1, the teams splitting two games in the regular season and the Warriors winning Games 1 and 2 of The Finals . [Full Article...]

Kubica to test F1 auto in Valencia

Kubica to test F1 auto in Valencia It was a private test, for Robert. Kubica's F1 career was cut short following a crash in a rally auto in February 2011 as he was preparing for his second season with Renault. He did some Formula 1 simulator work in 2013 with Mercedes, but his right arm's limited range of motion due to his 2011 crash meant that tighter circuits with heavy steering input such as Monaco were exceedingly hard for ... [Full Article...]

James struggles to find any positives after another big defeat

James struggles to find any positives after another big defeat The way these Finals are going, Cavaliers general manager David Griffin has two games left on his contract. Their leader and reigning National Basketball Association coach of the year back on the bench after a six-week absence, Curry and Kevin Durant put the Warriors two victories from a title in the best-of-seven series. [Full Article...]

Romelu Lukaku confirms talks with other club ahead of likely Everton exit

Romelu Lukaku confirms talks with other club ahead of likely Everton exit Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has said he has reached "an agreement" with another club this summer amid speculation linking him with Manchester United and Chelsea. We want to go on with the Champions League next year. I'm going to finish with the national team and then, I think I'll have a few phone calls. I feel good at Chelsea, but you never know what can happen. [Full Article...]

Morgan confident of avoiding repeat New Zealand thrashing

They were also just four overs short of the 20 needed for the Duckworth-Lewis method to be activated, which nearly certainly would have ruled in Australia's favour. Australia might have to beat England on Saturday to advance to the semifinals. "It's a bit frustrating, obviously not to get a result in", Smith said. [Full Article...]

England secures semifinal spot with comprehensive win

Plunkett inflicted the most damage as he finished with four wickets, while Ball and Adil Rashid took two wickets apiece. An absolute snorter from Wood send Williamson packing, which proved to be the turning point. The feature of the fourth-wicket stand was the contrast between Stokes and Root. England captain Eoin Morgan: "Our batting performance was probably par or below par - so pretty a... [Full Article...]

Madrid hailed as "Masters of the Universe" after crushing Juve

Madrid hailed as It's clear that the former United star still has plenty of respect and admiration for his former coach, as he even still acknowledges him as "boss" to this day... Mario Mandzukic then scored a spectacular overhead equaliser for Juventus , which was eventually in vain. "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals". [Full Article...]

LeBron James and Kevin Durant Once Made a Rap Song Together

I just need some food and some wine and I'll be alright. While James has thrived so far and had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double Sunday, he hasn't gotten almost enough help. [Full Article...]

Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three

Cavs star LeBron James vowed to watch the film to see ways they can be better. Indeed, the only similarity is both Warriors teams entered Game 3 on the road with a 2-0 series lead. And we're gonna need a lot of that from him ... "And we forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good, so we got to be much better, too ". [Full Article...]

LeBron James struggles to find any positives after another big defeat

They did past year, coming home after losing the first two by a combined 48 points and beginning the turnaround with a 120-90 rout in Game 3. "Playing an unbelievably good, competitive team, dominant team". Durant certainly has been terrific through Games 1 and 2 and would be the NBA Finals MVP if the series ended today. Irving made only eight-of-23 shots for 19 points. [Full Article...]

Nadal, Djokovic held up in Paris by weather

Nadal, Djokovic held up in Paris by weather On a rain-marred French day many missed seeing Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in action, fighting for a place in the semi-finals of the Roland Garros but the four women playing their quarter-final matches more than made up for it. [Full Article...]

Australia and New Zealand draw after play abandoned

Chasing a revised target of 235 from 33 overs following two rain interruptions, Australia were struggling at 53 for three in nine overs when heavens opened up for the third time in the day, forcing the onfield umpires to abandon the game as both the sides split points. [Full Article...]

Terry Frei Out at Denver Post After Racial Takuma Sato Tweet

Terry Frei Out at Denver Post After Racial Takuma Sato Tweet A Denver sportswriter, however, wasn't OK with the triumph. Terry Frei , sportswriter at The Denver Post , lost his job on Monday after tweeting that Japanese race vehicle driver Takuma Sato's win at the Indy 500 made him "uncomfortable". [Full Article...]


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