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Nadal beats Bautista Agut to reach quarterfinals

Nadal beats Bautista Agut to reach quarterfinals The umpire had warned the 31-year-old in the first set for slow play and again in the third before deciding to dock Nadal the first serve. The last time this happened at Roland Garros was in 1994, when Mary Pierce reached the final, Julie Halard was a quarterfinalist and Alexia Dechaume-Balleret made the fourth round. [Full Article...]

Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders

Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions recovery mission against Crusaders The last time it occurred was in 1993 when the Lions were beaten by Auckland (23-18) and Hawke's Bay (29-17) in the space of four days. On Saturday, the Crusaders represent a considerable step up in intensity with coach Scott Robertson fielding all of his All Blacks, with six in the pack alone. [Full Article...]

America's Cup qualifiers postponed due to light wind

America's Cup qualifiers postponed due to light wind The New Zealanders first won the America's Cup in 1995 in San Diego. The New Zealand crew fought back but were unable to get ahead of Jimmy Spithill's team. Cammas said in a televised interview that he was not yet sure whether Groupama would be supporting the team in another America's Cup campaign. Oracle came into these qualifiers with a one-point bonus for finishing second in the ACWS. [Full Article...]

US Open leaderboard crowded at the top

I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did. Corey Conners, of Listowel, Ont., shot his second straight 76 to finish at 8-over par and miss the cut. McIlroy and Day needed low rounds to have any chance of advancing to the weekendm and neither was able to produce anything near what was necessary. [Full Article...]

Wisconsinite Steve Stricker in position for weekend berth at Erin Hills

Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. McIlroy won the US Open with a record 16-under-par total in 2011, but was a combined 50 over par for his seven other appearances before this week and missed the cut at Oakmont past year following rounds of 77 and 71. [Full Article...]

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Open, mainly because they couldn't keep it out of the thick fescue that frames the wide fairways at Erin Hills . They would combine for 23 majors by the end of their careers, but in 1974 they collectively had only 15. It came after he chunked a chip, then putted his long birdie attempt off the green and down a steep slope behind the hole. With the cut falling at one over par, the entire field w... [Full Article...]

What Alex Ferguson Said to Cristiano Ronaldo After Champions League Final Revealed

What Alex Ferguson Said to Cristiano Ronaldo After Champions League Final Revealed Although it was Real who opened the scoring through the clinical Ronaldo , the first half belonged to Juventus and, specifically, Mario Mandzukic, whose stunning overhead strike leveled the match for the Italians. Now I have two or three days off to rest and after we have a (World Cup) qualifying game for Portugal and we have the Confederations Cup. It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bay... [Full Article...]

Murray Downs Del Potro in blockbuster match

Murray won in Dubai in February, but has been struggling for any level of consistency, his best being a semi-final defeat to Dominic Thiem in Barcelona amid some discomfiting defeats early on. Argentina's Del Potro is playing in his first French Open since 2012 having suffered a series of injuries. Third seed Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 champion, reached the last 32 for the 10th time with a 6-4... [Full Article...]

Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey Coming at time when political relations between the neighbouring nations has been volatile, the cricket buffs from across the globe are waiting with bated breath for the Sunday's titular clash. That's what India have had above Pakistan . "I don't think we need to look too far away from what we are doing as a group, focus on our skills and our abilities and believe in ourselves on that particula... [Full Article...]

Warriors say they haven't decided on White House visit

In making his point, he directed attention to the organization's drafting prowess and recruiting targets rather than just focusing on the fact that the team has four All-Stars in himself, Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green . [Full Article...]

4 share US Open lead

4 share US Open lead These great views come to live in an even cooler way with this drone footage from Erin Hills. "You don't think you're going to shoot 7-under par at the U.S. Now consider that the largest 36-hole comeback in U.S. Open history was 11 shots by Lou Graham in 1975. It has learned to accept that in pristine scoring conditions - mainly, soft conditions - low scores don't distract from the tournament. [Full Article...]

Pakistan stun mighty England to reach Champions Trophy final

Pakistan stun mighty England to reach Champions Trophy final Yet, that is when Pakistan began to reap the rewards of their cunning strategy for bowling on this pitch - which was to bring their spinners on early, not so much to peg England back but to scuff up the ball so their quicker bowlers, especially the excellent Hasan Ali who finished with three for 35, could get some reverse swing. [Full Article...]

Major takeaways from Golden State Warriors' 2017 NBA championship

Last year, the 2016 NBA Finals champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers , also attended their White House visit with Obama. Ryan gave big sister Riley a run for her money in the cuteness department as she celebrated with dad. "They are going to be here for a while", James said , referring to the Warriors in a post game press conference. "There is nobody having more fun than me", Warriors c... [Full Article...]

Grades: Jason Dufner takes the Memorial after a roller coaster weekend

Grades: Jason Dufner takes the Memorial after a roller coaster weekend The 40-year-old Dufner led after 36 holes before collapsing spectacularly with a 77 on day three before bouncing back with a final-round 68 which took the 2013 US PGA Championship victor to 13 under. "I'm excited to have another chance here", Kuchar said. PHIL MICKELSON , five-time Major champion, feels that his daughter's high school graduation is a milestone he can not miss. [Full Article...]

Russia defeat New Zealand 2-0 in Confed Cup opener

Boxall once again made a mess of his attempted clearance and Smolov stabbed the ball into an open net at the far post to seal the three points. The result left New Zealand needing at least a draw against Central American heavyweights Mexico in Sochi in four days time to keep their now very slim hopes of advancing to the knockout stages alive. [Full Article...]

All Whites struggle in opening Confederations Cup match

Among the highlighted bets entering this contest sees SkyBet backing Russian Federation to win the game 2-0, while New Zealand is tipped to win 1-0. Ronaldo will be able to focus his fans' minds on playing after widespread suggestions this week he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain, where his tax affairs are under investigation. [Full Article...]

Green means go: Garcia looks for another major at US Open

Green means go: Garcia looks for another major at US Open Rose does not feel he did anything wrong when he was beaten by Sergio Garcia in a play-off at The Masters, after an epic final-round battle. I might have 40 majors ahead of me in my career, and if I prepare very, very hard for all of them and I stay fit and healthy and keep working on my game, those 40 can hopefully produce 15 chances. [Full Article...]

Vince Young waived by CFL's Roughriders after hamstring injury

At Texas, Young led the Longhorns to the national championship, scoring the winning touchdown in the final seconds of a 41-38 win over USC on January 4, 2006. D'Aguilar, a 27-year-old native of Hamilton, was a 2013 second-round pick out of McMaster University. The former Pro Bowl quarterback hasn't played in a regular-season game since 2011 with the Philadelphia Eagles . [Full Article...]

US Open 2017: Four tied for lead heading into the weekend

Henrik Stenson . Alex Noren . However, while the world's top three are making other plans for the weekend after missing the cut, college amateur Cameron Champ is proving that massive tee shots can still help get the job done on the long, links-style layout. [Full Article...]

Three reasons why Portugal will win the Confederations Cup

But Russia did increase their lead with just over 20 minutes left, Smolov finding Samedov on the right and then arriving unmarked in the box to convert his team-mate's cross. New Zealand had their first major chances when Ryan Thomas' powerful effort forced an impressive save from Igor Akinfeev and Smith's header from the resulting corner was hacked off the line by Yuri Zhirkov . [Full Article...]


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