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Halep, Ostapenko to battle it out for French Open title

Open runner-up Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the second compelling semifinal on a sunny day with the temperature touching 81 degrees (27 Celsius). After facing early danger on her own serve, the third seed looked assured when starting off the points, while challenging Pliskova's . I came through a tough match yesterday, but I just care about today. [Full Article...]

Windsor defeats Erie 4-3 to win Memorial Cup

Windsor defeats Erie 4-3 to win Memorial Cup The Spitfires become the tenth host team to hoist the Memorial Cup since 1983 and first since the Shawinigan Cataractes did so in 2012. "The crowd was so loud and played a big part in this, threw the momentum in our favour. Immediately after, Fergus took a penalty that put Windsor on the power play and they capitalized, tying it up once again, Graham Knott ( Blackhawks ) finishing a shot from Gabr... [Full Article...]

Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

Aaron Judge came within a triple of the cycle and reached base four times as the New York Yankees rolled to a 16-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. Severino earned his third consecutive win. He walked Mark Trumbo to start the fifth but didn't give up a hit until Trey Mancini grounded a ball through the right side of the infield to a spot vacated by the shift two batte... [Full Article...]

LeBron Discusses One Thing That Almost Stopped Him From Returning to Cleveland

Love has done a good job as James' wingman, his Sunday totals of 27 points and seven rebounds fell three rebounds shy of his seventh consecutive double-double in the playoffs. "The best thing with Golden State's situation is a lot of their guys are drafted". As a sporting fanatic society, we are constantly comparing the elites of their respective sports to those that have come and gone before th... [Full Article...]

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs

UFC Fight Night 110: Lewis vs In his post-fight interview with Octagon-side commentator Brian Stann , the heavyweight contender mentioned a lingering back injury, and said this bout with Hunt might have been his last in the cage. Introductions were made and the hometown hero Mark Hunt was given a standing ovation. "To walk (into the octagon) in my country of birth is pretty unbelievable", Hunt said. [Full Article...]

Ice Cube to Maher: Using the n-word wasn't 'cool'

Ice Cube to Maher: Using the n-word wasn't 'cool' Another guest on " Real Time ", rapper Ice Cube , was not afraid to confront Maher more, even though he accepted Maher's apology. Ben Sasse (R-NE) that he would not be visiting Nebraska anytime soon to "work in the fields" because he's a " house n**** ". [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match

Champions Trophy 2017: England vs New Zealand match Joe Root scored 64 off 65, opener Alex Hales 56 off 62, while Ben Stokes smashed a morale-boosting 53-ball 48 for England . England dominated with both bat and ball to defeat New Zealand by 87 runs at the Cardiff Wales Stadium here on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy The 28-year-old, who played his first ODIs in 18 months in March, was always the frontrunner to take Woakes' spot on the roster. Woakes sat out the second and third One-Day Internationals in the recent series against South Africa but Morgan insisted he was 100 per cent fit ahead of England's ICC Champions Trophy opener. [Full Article...]

Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7' after Game 3 loss

The gameplan worked like a charm as the Warriors were a frustrated bunch for most of the night with players and head coach Steve Kerr arguing calls from the officials, who at times seemed to lose control of the game. At one point, it was announced that Golden State's Draymond Green had been given his second technical foul and security came onto the floor to usher the volatile forward to the lock... [Full Article...]

Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

Curry hit a layup and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs , Durant dropped his 3 - a shot that could be the one most remembered in this magnificent run by the Warriors . Cleveland had looked like they might prevail when they were ahead by six points with three minutes to play but Kevin Durant led the Warriors on an impressive 11-0 run to close out the game. [Full Article...]

Long ball, clutch relief fuels sixth straight Rockies victory

Long ball, clutch relief fuels sixth straight Rockies victory It was a victory very much in the modus operandi of this year's Rockies , who aren't like last year's Rockies or really any other version of a franchise that has never won a World Series or a division title. Russell was available off the bench. Ian Happ struck out yet again to start the Cubs half of the first inning against German Marquez and Kris Bryant grounded out. [Full Article...]

LeBron James and Co lead 115-96 at end of

If the Cavs are to make a comeback, they will need to give James the ball and let him score at will and run plays with Irving as much as possible. "Hey, you know you can lose one", Beckham yelled out. Still, veteran guard Richard Jefferson said following Friday's shootaround the Cavs aren't giving up or giving in. I mean, guys are loving the game, our fans love the game. [Full Article...]

LeBron James alley-oops to himself vs. Warriors

Both Green and head coach Steve Kerr noted that James would, and was, beginning to wear down late in the game. "We have been physical, we haven't turned the ball over, and we have shared the ball". Phoenix Suns and 1996 Seattle SuperSonics all rate as worse opponents than the 2007 Spurs, who rank as the easiest team James has ever faced. LeBron related how he wanted to play professionally with h... [Full Article...]

Wilson could return for Predators in Game 5 of Cup Final

Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence in him. "We did a better job of managing the game that way in Games 3 and 4". We know it's going to have to. "I know our whole team, our whole organization are so appreciative of the fan support that we get, and I think that has a lot to do with the success that we've enjoyed here at home this season". [Full Article...]

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year Curry and Durant helped the Warriors to a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals series. "So we're in a great spot, and now we have to capitalize", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said . "It's whatever you need to get yourself ready to play". In the Finals, they won Game 1 by 22, Game 2 by 19 and Game 3 by five after coming from behind. [Full Article...]

Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins will have to keep being opportunistic - against probably the best defense and goalie combo they have seen in the playoffs - in order to repeat as the Stanley Cup champion. The NHL reviewed Sissons' cross-check of Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta's face inside the final minute of Thursday night's 6-0 win by Pittsburgh . [Full Article...]

Australia endure second Champions Trophy washout

The 28-year-old looked vulnerable against the short ball as he compiled a watchful fifty off 69 balls, curbing his attacking instincts against an Australian attack bowling with greater discipline than they had in their abandoned match against New Zealand . [Full Article...]

Shakib, Mahmudullah script history with record stand

Shakib, Mahmudullah script history with record stand Bangladesh will be praying that England beat Australia at Edgbaston tomorrow (or indeed for Australia to be part of a third consecutive rained-out affair) and then they will play the victor of Sunday's South Africa vs India game, in a knockout match for a spot in the final. [Full Article...]

No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

They won a championship, and a year ago it was the greatest regular-season team we had played, probably one of the best postseason teams that everybody's ever seen as well, but we were just able to overcome that. The refs later explained that the score sheet - which showed two technicals on Green - was marked wrong and that the first-half technical foul was actually on Steve Kerr for reacting angr... [Full Article...]

French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

She added: "Do I think I had a chance [to have won at Roland Garros]?" Kerber had only four winners and 12 unforced errors in the first set and didn't even earn a break point until the last game, which Makarova won, anyway. "I need matches. I need matches where I can start playing and feeling my tennis". In the men's round, the oldest man in the singles draw at the French Open has prevaile... [Full Article...]


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