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Simona Halep won't have an easy time getting over this loss

Simona Halep won't have an easy time getting over this loss JELENA JAKOVLEVA, Ostapenko's mother, recalling her daughter's self-fulfilling prophecy, made 10 years ago. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". As for Ostapenko, she is not content to simply bask in the glory of becoming the first Latvian to conquer one of tennis' flagship tournaments. But Ostapenko would not go quietly, winning that game and the next three en route to forcing a third set. [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball: Celtics already have leader, Lakers would be 'Lonzo's team'

So, it would make sense for the Lakers to scoop him up. Check out SI's latest mock draft here. "I felt like I attacked the workout pretty well today". They are not impressed, however, with his level of conditioning. It does raise some questions though: why would Jackson not want to prove himself, potentially be the #1 pick, and join a team that was in the Eastern Conference Finals? Ball ackn... [Full Article...]

LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

While the famous chasedown block of Andre Iguodala in Game 7 of last year's Finals alluded to above probably takes the cake considering the stakes of the moment, the self-oop was perhaps an equally impressive feat of awe-inspiring athletic ability, grace, power, and innovation. [Full Article...]

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco John Gobble had called the technical foul on Kerr, but the official scorer did not correct the mistake. The technical foul was a weak one, and probably shouldn't have been called, but it was. The problem then worsened when the officials didn't catch the public address announcer saying it was called on Green. "The procedure is to advise the table who the technical foul is on and with the player w... [Full Article...]

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

The Cavs scored the next three points, but Durant responded with a three-pointer for a 106-98 lead with 10 minutes remaining. "Winning is fantastic. I've never played a team sport, so I can only blame myself. "We were able to get them previous year, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen", James said. [Full Article...]

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

The rivals were locked at 1-1 after the opening two races, as the Kiwis opened their account with a 47-second win in light conditions, but Team Sweden rallying in the second outing, controlling throughout for a 15-second margin to even the scoreline. [Full Article...]

In order to win, you have to say things that hurt: Kohli

In order to win, you have to say things that hurt: Kohli But after his superb knocks of 81 not out against Pakistan and 76 not out against South Africa in the Champions Trophy 2017, he surpassed de Villiers and David Warner. In the allrounders' list, Ben Stokes gained one place to displace Mitchell Marsh at No. 6, while Shakib Al Hasan retained his place as the top ODI allrounder. [Full Article...]

McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list It was the fifth career multi-home run game for Odour, who finished with three hits, and his second this season. After being gifted a three-run lead courtesy of a four-run, two-out rally in the fourth inning, Astros rookie right-hander David Paulino immediately helped cough up that advantage, allowing the first two batters to reach in what subsequently turned into a six-run fifth inning and a 1... [Full Article...]

France fans sing 'God Save the Queen' following attacks in England

France fans sing 'God Save the Queen' following attacks in England Djibril Sidibe racked up an nearly similar close-range objective on 43 mins, and Kane added his second from the place (48) as Raphael Varane saw red for a last-man foul on Dele Alli. "I simply told him that we were on their side because of what happened over there", Deschamps said. "Clearly, even with video you won't get every decision right". [Full Article...]

Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal

Verizon takes over Yahoo to complete $4.5 billion deal After the results of the investigation were delivered, Yahoo's top lawyer, Ronald Bell, resigned immediately without severance pay. Under Mayer, Yahoo made one last push to prove it could be more than a fading Internet pioneer. Tumblr , in particular, enabled Yahoo to target younger users. After more than two decades, Yahoo's time as an independent company has finally come to an end. [Full Article...]

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Warriors star Kevin Durant and his mum both won. Collected Most Valuable Player honors in leading Team USA to gold at the 2010 FIBA World Championship and was the U.S. In Game 5 he put up 39 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists behind 14-of-20 shooting, including going 5-of-8 from behind the arc, and during the entirety of The Finals he never scored less than 30 for the Warriors. [Full Article...]

Marty Banks' late penalty earns Highlanders win over British and Irish Lions

Marty Banks' late penalty earns Highlanders win over British and Irish Lions We scored tries which was a positive. It was a defeat all of the Lions own making as they failed to close out a game that had finally saw them score more than one try in a game, tries coming from Jonathan Joseph, Tommy Seymour and captain Sam Warburton on his comeback from an ankle injury. [Full Article...]

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday It was a curious move at the time. The Predators went 0-for-4 with the man advantage in a game in which their opponent didn't get a single power play. The baseball and hockey fan said he has been to Anaheim Ducks games, but has never seen Crosby play live. "That's how good they are". The other thing is Gretzky played on a team full of superstars - Hall of Famers like Jari Kurri, Glenn Anders... [Full Article...]

No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title Stephen Curry is almost averaging a triple-double with 28.7 points, 9.7 rebounds and 9.0 assists per game. Draymond still takes blame for Golden State blowing a 3-1 lead to the Cavs past year but he says he'll take the consolation prize of now having Kevin Durant on their roster, something that likely wouldn't have happened had they beaten Cleveland in 2016. [Full Article...]

Comfortable wins for Djokovic, Nadal at French Open

Comfortable wins for Djokovic, Nadal at French Open Rafael Nadal got his French Open campaign off to a comfortable start on the second day of competition at Roland Garros with a straight sets win over Benoit Paire . Other seeded men advancing included No. 5 Milos Raonic, No. 7 Marin Cilic and No. 10 David Goffin , while No. 14 Jack Sock , the top-ranked US man, and No. [Full Article...]

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open Nadal was sidelined for seven months between 2012 and 2013 because of the knee injury and a stomach virus. But if I have pain on my knees I know it is nearly impossible and my chances are not there. Back to his best on his favorite surface, Nadal has been the dominant player of the clay court season. "Revenge is not part of my vocab". "As I like to say, if I can do it, someone else can do it", ... [Full Article...]

Kiwis beat British to reach America's Cup challenger finals

More so, both their crews from the 49er continue to be alongside: Iain Jensen on the wing trim with Outteridge and Blair Tuke on the board trim with Burling. "I couldn't be prouder of the team today". They sail the decider tomorrow before the final starts on Saturday with Burling ready for more very close racing. [Full Article...]

Shikhar Dhawan breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC tournaments

Shikhar Dhawan breaks Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC tournaments Pakistan eventually managed to win the game by 19 runs D/L to remain alive in the tournament. Then came the 2015 World Cup in Australia, where Dhawan scored 412 at 51.50 at a strike rate of nearly 92. While chasing 191, Dhawan has become the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in ICC tournament. In 2013, Champions Trophy Dhawan registered two hundred against South Africa and West Indies. [Full Article...]

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas under caution

He called rival team owner Chip Ganassi's suggestion that he should have lifted as he was in the middle of the car-sandwich " adorable ". The highest-placing Penske vehicle, and the highest starting Chevrolet in the entire field, was Will Power coming home in ninth. [Full Article...]

Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open Wawrinka's memorable semifinal win over world No. 1 Andy Murray held a promise of a much closer final. "Absolutely he is one of the main favourites now for Wimbledon ", three-times French Open champion Wilander, hosting Eurosport's flagship "Game Set and Mats" programme in Paris , said as he digested Nadal's return to his Roland Garros throne. [Full Article...]


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