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French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return

French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return I heard it was 5-4, and then I was just serving for the match. I'm not playing the game of running and playing 30 balls. "I like my chances out here". Spaniard Marcel Granollers, (9) Alexander Zverev vs. Fernando "Hot Sauce" Verdasco, (4) Rafael Nadal vs. Benoit Paire, (10) David Goffin vs. Paul-Henri Mathieu, (7) Marin Cilic vs. [Full Article...]

Langer makes history with Senior PGA Championship win

Langer makes history with Senior PGA Championship win The German is 32 under par over his last six rounds, a span that includes last week's victory at the Regions Tradition. This is the fourth time Langer has won multiple majors in the same season, which is absurd, and now he has the only major he had yet to conquer. [Full Article...]

Button set to start Monaco GP from last place

It is set to be another frustrating race for McLaren , which is struggling with Honda engines as it did throughout most of previous year. The 22-year-old's auto was pitched into the fence and tyre wall at the entrance to the tunnel after McLaren's Jenson Button made a highly optimistic attempt to go through on the inside of the corner. [Full Article...]

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

Kerber, who ended Serena Williams' stay atop the WTA rankings past year, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Phil Jones: 'Europa League final defining moment for Manchester United'

Nine-and-a-half months on and the outlook is very different for the Spaniard. The 26-year-old scored 26 goals in 53 games for Los Rojiblancos this season. Mourinho has found it hard lately to juggle the heavy fixture list that has piled up for Manchester United as they battled for the highest place in the Premier League , meanwhile contesting in Europe mid-week to get to the final. [Full Article...]

Indy 500: Dubai's Ed Jones finishes third, Takuma Sato wins iconic race

When it did on lap 195, he passed Castroneves on the frontstretch and held off the Brazilian driver to win his first Indianapolis 500 . That allowed Dario Franchitti to win that race. "It's a shame. Who knows what it could be?" "I came here basically to challenge myself, prove myself", said Alonso , who closed his news conference by chugging on a small carton of milk to much laughter. [Full Article...]

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup Strangely enough, that capped a four-year run of Stanley Cup sweeps. When the Penguins have lost a game six on the road, they returned home for a Game 7 seven times . The Senators had their chances. The Predators won each game by a single goal; 1-0 against Chicago , 4-3 against St. Louis, and 3-2 in overtime against Anaheim. [Full Article...]

John Terry tells 26th minute sub critics he doesn't care

Terry has now turned his attentions to his final game as a Chelsea player, one in which a win over Arsenal would see the club win the FA Cup and complete the double. "Me and the fans have a wonderful rapport and have done for 22 years". "I promise you I will never forget it". "Twenty two years I've been at the football club so honestly I couldn't care less what other people say". [Full Article...]

Kerber in historic first round loss at French Open

If you don't like long lines that move nowhere for what seems like an eternity, then we recommend you get to the French Open early - and by early we mean before the early bird catches the worm. Kvitova is set to face the victor of the match between America's Bethanie Mattek-Sand and Russian Evgeniya Rodina. Mixing winners and unforced errors in nearly equal measure, Kvitova had three break p... [Full Article...]

Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson

And Mourinho's gambled paid off on Wednesday night as he finished his first season as Manchester United with two trophies and Costinha insisted that people were too quick to doubt his former manager. "Now is time for me to disconnect completely, to do other things - to enjoy family and friends and forget football". "We preferred to reach the Champions League this way than finish fourth, ... [Full Article...]

Jay Howard, Scott Dixon Walk Away From Massive, Devastating Wreck

Update: Dixon has been checked, cleared, and released from the infield care center. "Yeah just a little beaten up there ". I'm bummed for the team; we had a good shot. With a broken right front suspension, Howard could not steer and veered into the path of Dixon. Howard told Punch, "Yeah, I'm fine". The AP quoted him saying he was "trying to be a nice guy" prior to the bust-up. [Full Article...]

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win Even before the Dubai-born driver started discussing his third-place finish, the best ever for Dale Coyne Racing, Jones had convinced three-time race victor Helio Castroneves he was ready for the big-time world of IndyCar racing. As for the difference from 2012, when Sato crashed in the first turn of the final lap racing Franchitti, Sato said his strategy this year was ideal. [Full Article...]

Rooney likely to leave Man Utd ahead of potential Everton return

Mourinho is keen to let Woodward take control of United's transfer dealings this summer, with the Portuguese already looking to relax at the end of the season having spent the weekend in Monte Carlo for the Monaco Grand Prix. It is claimed United are ready to spend £24million on the centre-back, who was a member of the club's FA Youth Cup-winning side in 2011. Speaking to BT Sport after the ... [Full Article...]

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals James also took on a Celtics team loaded with big-name talents. Brown says that he doesn't have any extra knowledge of how James plays the game and that everyone knows what the three-time champion is all about by now. Cleveland may be the reigning champions after having beaten Golden State in last year's Finals and are 12-1 this postseason but are underdogs against a top-seeded Warriors tea... [Full Article...]

Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

A minute's silence was held before the game, which turned into applause, in honor of the 22 people killed and 64 injured in the blast at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena the night before the team left for the final in Stockholm . [Full Article...]

Copa del Rey final last chance to salvage Barcelona's season

Copa del Rey final last chance to salvage Barcelona's season As I understand this profession it is of the highest demands with a daily grind. He said players always need new challenges and will benefit from a change in leadership, and the club will certainly keep winning despite his departure. This season with complete certainty can be considered a failure for Barcelona . "It could not be, but I think the fans have noticed the effort of the players a... [Full Article...]

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals Fortunately, it looks as though Thomas may not have to go under the knife. He says surgery is "not the No. 1 option right now". "(Chasing his ghost) is just my personal goal to keep me motivated", James said . "They care about my health, not just being a basketball player", Thomas said. "I feel great about where the team is". Game 3 and we nearly had Game 4, I was at home cheering and getting eve... [Full Article...]

Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals

With James in foul trouble, Irving was forced to do more than ever and he delivered, scoring 19 in less than five minutes and 33 in a 19-minute stretch. Offensively, I thought we moved and cut and played together, and then for whatever reason, all those things became a little bit more hard. Thomas said he never doubted that coach Brad Stevens and general manager Danny Ainge were more conce... [Full Article...]

NBA, NHL finals will feature defending champions

The NBA and NHL finals were set Thursday night after the defending champions from both leagues advanced to the championship round. Cleveland will play for the championship against the Golden State Warriors , the third successive season the two teams have met in the finals . [Full Article...]

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

Offseason rosters are limited to 90 players, a number that must be shortened to 53 by the start of the regular season. On Tuesday , commissioner Roger Goodell released a letter confirming the National Football League would give players more leeway with regard to end-zone celebrations . [Full Article...]


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