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Rafael Nadal through to quarterfinals at French Open

Nadal has lost only 20 games en route to the last eight at Roland Garros after ominously dispatching the 17th seed 6-1 6-2 6-2 at a packed Court Suzanne Lenglen a day after his 31st birthday. Sometimes I feel I'm under pressure during the whole match. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open. [Full Article...]

Nadal reaches French Open semifinals after opponent retires

A year ago, Djokovic became the first man in almost a half-century to claim a fourth consecutive major championship and completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros. Nadal is chasing his 10 win at Roland Garros and will take on either Djokovic or Thiem in the last four after benefiting from the seventh mid-match retirement in the men's draw in Paris . [Full Article...]

Halep reaches semifinals of French Open

It's the first time Djokovic has lost a set to love at a Grand Slam since the US Open in 2005. The youngest player left in the draw, 19-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko , faces 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki , who has reached the Paris quarter-finals for the first time since 2010. [Full Article...]

Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville

Across six periods in Nashville, the NHL's highest-scoring team managed to beat Rinne just twice as the Predators rallied to tie the series. The lead didn't last long. "I think when he's going he plays with that fiery edge a little bit", Wilson said. Barkley says he's been watching hockey for years dating back to a team in Birmingham, Alabama, and Ron Hextall is his favorite NHL player of al... [Full Article...]

Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team break wing in America's Cup semi

Because the craft couldn't sail, it had to be pushed backward and sideways by support boats, costing the team 20 to 30 minutes and making it impossible to get back out for the next race. "We've all got a few cuts and bruises, but nothing major". But the shore team will have a long night's work to fix the boat in time for Wednesday's two scheduled races. [Full Article...]

Australian washout helps Blackcaps chances of Champions Trophy knockout qualification

Earlier, fast bowler Mitchell Starc clinched a four-wicket haul as Australia restricted Bangladesh to 182 runs. "Had we kept on - if the game had just carried on, perhaps they may have had a different opinion". Eoin Morgan's side won their first two games of the tournament - against Bangladesh and New Zealand - to qualify for the final four. The left-handed opener chose to up the ante ... [Full Article...]

Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

Jose Mourinho's side qualified for the competition last month after goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan helped seal victory in a 2-0 Europa League final over Ajax. "I think we feel like an wonderful team, and we need to just keep doing what we are doing, because I think we can win many more titles in the future". [Full Article...]

Packers fans drive Davon House from Minneapolis to Green Bay for OTAs

Packers fans drive Davon House from Minneapolis to Green Bay for OTAs Paul International Airport to Lambeau Field in time for the team's final open organized team activity practice of the spring. I'm taking Davon House to Green Bay . Chad Johnson said House forced his brother to take $80 for gas and wanted to give him more, but they refused. "I searched through their page, I saw they were Jesus believers, which was good", House said. [Full Article...]

Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

It was the first playoff goal for Arvidsson since Game 4 of the first round, and it put Nashville up 3-1. Subban was asked after the game what Crosby said and he replied that Crosby told him that his breath stunk which P.K. Crosby and Evgeni Malkin finished with six shots, but just the lone goal. His absence leaves the Penguins without a veteran penalty killer. Ty Gretzky also said he's... [Full Article...]

Legends Julius Erving, Magic Johnson think they could beat Warriors

Legends Julius Erving, Magic Johnson think they could beat Warriors Warriors' head coach Steve Kerr is hoping to change that Game 3 luck this year. In claiming, "we would probably sweep 'em", Johnson said the Warriors "are too small" and have no one who could matchup with Kareem-Abdul-Jabbar. " The thing that we could do, that would affect them and cause some problems, is that we could set up and we could run on them on the fast break ". [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal advances to French Open semi after Pablo Carreno Busta retires

He held all four Majors then. "It's a fact that I'm not playing close to my best", Djokovic said . "For me, it's a whole new situation that I'm facing". He connected with American legend Andre Agassi last month, and the pair spent seven days together to see if they could quickly fix Djokovic before the French Open . [Full Article...]

YSU's Zallow heads to NCAA Championships

YSU's Zallow heads to NCAA Championships The women's steeplechase semifinals will begin at 6:02 p.m. MT, on Thursday, and consist of two heats, with the top-five finishers in each heat, plus the next two fastest times, advancing to the championship race, which is scheduled for 4:54 p.m. [Full Article...]

Proteas Win Toss, To Bat

They would have had bundled out if it was not for David Miller's sensible inning of 75 runs from 104 balls. South Africa , who were the top ranked one-day team going into the tournament , now face a tough fight with India at the Oval on Sunday if they are to advance. [Full Article...]

ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue went so far as to say Kyrie Irving's shaky start - 18 for 45 from the field over two games - can be blamed on the game's hidden track meet. James, the most prolific scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history, said he was content with the more physical effort his team showed in the second game of the series and that the Cavaliers' gameplan, if execu... [Full Article...]

Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game

Gennett also tallied 10 RBI in the contest, tying the franchise record for most in a single game, per ESPN . Gennett would end his tear with another two-run homer in the eighth inning off of John Brebia. Mike Clevinger (2-3) allowed five runs in four innings for Cleveland. He struck out seven, but allowed two homers. His 25 homers and 99 RBIs that season were the most - by a wide margin -... [Full Article...]

Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds Crosby had another breakaway almost midway through the period, and Rinne stopped him not once, but twice. Another Nashville veteran, Mike Fisher , who has been with the Predators since 2011, is in the midst of his second Stanley Cup Final appearance. [Full Article...]

Southampton say Liverpool made illegal move for Van Dijk

It is understood that Southampton are yet to receive any contact from Liverpool regarding Van Dijk, despite the defender apparently indicating he is eager to move to Anfield. If talks go ahead, the Saints are expected to demand over £50 million (S$89m), which will be a world-record fee for a defender. Van Dijk joined Southampton from Celtic at the start of the 2015/16 season on a five-ye... [Full Article...]

Prince Harry launches 500-day countdown to 2018 Invictus games in Sydney

Prince Harry launches 500-day countdown to 2018 Invictus games in Sydney Chris Jack. He is there to launch the countdown to the Invictus Games, the worldwide Paralympic-style event for wounded or sick veterans which he is a patron of. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said: "It is, as Prince Harry said, an opportunity to use the healing power of sport to help injured servicemen and women rebuild their lives". [Full Article...]

Southampton Expecting Loyalty From Chelsea and Liverpool Target Virgil van Dijk

Southampton Expecting Loyalty From Chelsea and Liverpool Target Virgil van Dijk Aside from seeing Van Dijk don the all-red jersey, what should also excite Liverpool supporters is the fact they are edging out the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City for players. Jurgen Klopp insists he is not insane to be optimistic about the future despite admitting Liverpool have a lot of improvements to make. Along with Joël Matip, Liverpool can expect to head into next season w... [Full Article...]

Ravens release TE Dennis Pitta after third hip injury

Ravens release TE Dennis Pitta after third hip injury It happened again in Week 3 of the 2014 season, causing him to miss the remainder of that year and all of 2015. Pitta, who turns 32 on June 29, was selected by the Ravens in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. In July 2013 he suffered a dislocated and fractured hip during training camp. The only hope the team has left now for help on offense is for another team to release a veteran receive... [Full Article...]


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