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No charge as Agassi works for free with Djokovic

No charge as Agassi works for free with Djokovic The former world No 1 is in Paris where Djokovic is defending his title but will leave on holidays with his family next week. Agassi won the title in 1999 and he insists he is now helping the Serbian for free as he tries to help him regain his best form. [Full Article...]

Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ Her best French Open showing was in 2002 when she lost to her sister Serena in the final. Defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain broke down in her postmatch news conference after being knocked out of the tournament in the round of 16, but gamely returned after a brief break. [Full Article...]

Country music stars shine as Stanley Cup Final takes over Nashville

Rinne's status was a question mark after he allowed eight goals to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Games 1 and 2. Frederick Gaudreau became the 11th different Predator to score the game-winning goal among Nashville's 13 wins this postseason. [Full Article...]

Bryan twins lose in 2nd round of French Open

Defending women's champion Garbine Muguruza said she turns to baking in her spare time to help cope with the pressure of playing at Grand Slam tournaments. Djokovic sealed victory on his first match point with a forehand victor down the line, completing the win in 3 hours, 19 minutes. On Court 1, P.Carreno Busta ousted 11 seed Grigor Dimitrov in 3 sets 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. [Full Article...]

Denver Sportswriter Fired Over Racial Tweet About Indy 500 victor

Denver Sportswriter Fired Over Racial Tweet About Indy 500 victor Terry Frei , a sports reporter for the Denver Post , sent the questionable tweet shortly after Japanese race auto driver Takuma Sato hailed victory in the illustrious Indy 500 . Fernando Alonso hogged the spotlight all month at the Brickyard but on Sunday Takuma Sato was the headliner as the first Japanese to win the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing". [Full Article...]

Oracle beats Kiwis to earn America's Cup match bonus point

Emirates Team New Zealand look the team most likely to loosen Oracle Team USA's grip on the America's Cup in Bermuda, but there are fears that victory for New Zealand would throw plans for the event's future into disarray. The Kiwis had to clear the penalty by slowing to two boat lengths behind Oracle. A couple of uncharacteristic errors from New Zealand meant they were unable to get ahead of ... [Full Article...]

Ramos shows ugly side before glorious celebration

Ramos shows ugly side before glorious celebration Juventus and Real Madrid are set to square off in Cardiff for the most coveted prize in European club football today, the UEFA Champions League title. "We want to make history and be the first side to defend our title". “He knows that we are a very good team and that is why we proved it in the second half.”. [Full Article...]

Position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

The Warriors are the first team in league history to win 64 or more games in three consecutive seasons. "I'm trying to do other things other than just scoring so I can help my team put us in the best situations to win", Curry said. Golden State is a -240 series favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark .com with Cleveland at +200. "We've had a great season to this point, a great playoff... [Full Article...]

Phil Mickelson to skip US Open

Phil Mickelson to skip US Open News like this is exactly how Mickelson has become such a fan favorite over the years. Though, Mickelson's decision to skip the U.S. Open should be applauded. "I wanted to make sure they had enough notice to accommodate it, " said Mickelson, who said he called United States Golf Association executive director Mike Davis to inform him. [Full Article...]

Wolff dismisses Ferrari 'orchestrated' Vettel win

Ferrari's race engineers and pit strategists, thanks to modern technology, would have known exactly where Raikkonen would have fed out on track after his stop, namely behind Wehrlein. "Talk about bittersweet for Kimi Raikkonen ", Gill wrote in the Sky Sports driver ratings. "When you get the safety vehicle, these tyres are like driving on ice". [Full Article...]

Volquez throws no-hitter, Marlins top Diamondbacks 3-0

Volquez throws no-hitter, Marlins top Diamondbacks 3-0 Miami has won six of its past seven games. The Diamondbacks are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Miami and the under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings. A no-no bid for Pittsburgh in 2014 snapped on a leadoff single in the seventh by Cincinnati's Devin Mesoraco . [Full Article...]

Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks

Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks The comments come after a piece written by ESPN's Seth Wickersham suggested Sherman has not let the Seahawks Super Bowl loss go and still harbors animosity toward Wilson and coach Pete Carroll . You've watched it. You don't think it's working, too bad. "I don't think teams do that if they're truly divided". And the best part is we can get better. [Full Article...]

Dani Alves adds European experience Chelsea would love — In Focus

Dani Alves adds European experience Chelsea would love — In Focus Alves, meanwhile, may be 34 but has excelled at Juventus this campaign, and has an impressive average pass accuracy of 85%, while he has provided a regular attacking threat, bursting down the right flank. He will be watching on television, and while he wouldn't offer up a prediction, he made it clear who he will be rooting for to lift the Champions League trophy like he did with AC Milan exactly... [Full Article...]

Ferrari clearly favouring Vettel, says Hamilton

Ferrari clearly favouring Vettel, says Hamilton This is the new reality at the moment". Ferrari chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne has sent his warm congratulations to Sebastian Vettel following his victory in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix , believing that the result will go down in the Scuderia's history. [Full Article...]

LeBron gives hope to the Cavaliers

Let the Warriors shoot 50 percent, they're nearly certainly going to win. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver pushed back against that narrative speaking on "Mike & Mike" Wednesday morning . Korver got added to the mix midway through the season when he was dealt from Atlanta to Cleveland and is one of a dozen players on the two rosters who weren't on these teams last June when the Cavs rallied... [Full Article...]

Jetlagged British and Irish Lions will improve after narrow opening win - Gatland

Jetlagged British and Irish Lions will improve after narrow opening win - Gatland However, Gatland insists the issue is not a major concern and he is confident all of his players will be fit for their next assignment against the Blues in Auckland on Wednesday . Gatland converted to the back-drop of jubilant local celebrations and the Lions made life more hard for themselves when Hogg butchered a certain try with a poor pass to Watson who was in had the ball been put in fro... [Full Article...]

Amla, Tahir guide South Africa to big win over Sri Lanka

ICC sanctions stipulate players lose 10 per cent of their match fee for each of the first two overs, then a further 20 per cent of their match fee for each additional over they are behind time. JP Duminy spanked the last ball of the innings into the groundsman's shed, but South Africa still looked a little short on 299. In reply, Sri Lanka were all out for 203 runs with still 8.3 overs rema... [Full Article...]

Beyond The Mic: Warriors Dominance Will Make For Disappointing NBA Finals

Maybe, but as the teams gear up for Thursday night's series opener in Oakland, comments made by Warriors forward Draymond Green in October are reverberating around Cleveland . Cavs fans have run the gamut of emotions in this road back to the Finals. "You don't care who you've got to take down, you just want to take whoever that is down". [Full Article...]

Pekka Rinne first off ice at morning skate, likely Game 3 starter

The scene in downtown Nashville ahead of the Predators vs. The No. 1 defence pair on Pittsburgh , based on ice time played, is the pairing of veteran Ron Hainsey and Brian Dumoulin. Country music star Martina McBride got the honors to sing the national anthem before the first Stanley Cup Final game ever played in Nashville. "It felt good to be back skating with the team and making progress"... [Full Article...]

SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire

SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire As a result, the Gators had been put on probation for three years. Previously, if an SEC school's graduate transfers did not meet certain Academic Progress Rate (APR) points, the school would be forbidden from accepting grad transfers for three years. [Full Article...]


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