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Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

After weeks spent on the bouncy red clay , it is a tough transition and Nadal is well aware of the dangers having suffered early defeats at Wimbledon to the likes of outsiders such as Steve Darcis, Lukas Rosol and Dustin Brown. "I love grass, everybody knows, and it's a surface that I really enjoyed a lot playing on". But there is no doubt that he is a big match player. On grass, anything c... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant claims hard work, not overall talent, brought Warriors title

Kevin Durant claims hard work, not overall talent, brought Warriors title But as the Warriors sealed a 4-1 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers - gaining revenge having collapsed from 3-1 up against the same opponents a year ago - Durant's switch has been vindicated. "It's encouraging. Quite encouraging", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said . The Warriors seemed to be coasting to a sweep before getting the proverbial punch in the chin in Game 4 , with the Cleveland Cav... [Full Article...]

England defeat sees John Stones' display rated a 3 by French press

The decision was a controversial one, coming after Federation Internationale de Football Association tweaked the rules previous year to reduce cases of players being sent off for denying clear goal-scoring opportunities, unless the offence is deliberate. [Full Article...]

Hamilton calls Vettel a 'disgrace' after Azerbaijan crash

Hamilton accused Vettel of "disrespectful" driving after the four-time champion pulled alongside Hamilton and appeared to deliberately swerve into him when they were behind the safety auto approaching the midway point of a stop-start race. [Full Article...]

Lyon sign Chelsea striker for £8.8m

Lyon sign Chelsea striker for £8.8m Ajax also reached the Europa League final where they lost to Manchester United having knocked Lyon out in the semi-finals when Traore scored twice. "I am very happy to be here, to be Lyonnais". It is an honour for me to play here. On Monday, young Bertrand Traore was shipped off to Lyon , while similar moves nearly certainly await Nathan Ake, Nemanja Matic, and Diego Costa as well. [Full Article...]

Bucks' Brogdon NBA All-Rookie team

Bucks' Brogdon NBA All-Rookie team Brogdon was a unanimous selection to the team. The Greek Freak improved in the following categories from last season: points, assists, rebounds, blocks, steals, three-point percentage, field goal percentage and free throw percentage. In addition to winning ROY, the Rookie of the Year was also named to All-Rookie First Team. He played nearly the same average of minutes this year as last, but incr... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant roasts the 76ers' FEDS nickname: They've played no games together

Kevin Durant roasts the 76ers' FEDS nickname: They've played no games together Keith never got back to me about that important question. The Sixers have as much cap space as a team could imagine, but Bryan Colangelo has preached that flexibility going into the 2018 summer is a top priority. Thibodeau has enough young players in Minnesota and wanted a veteran like he had during his successful run coaching the Bulls. The only thing that will stop this team from making nois... [Full Article...]

Jordan Spieth goes full 'Happy Gilmore' in celebrating walk-off win

Jordan Spieth goes full 'Happy Gilmore' in celebrating walk-off win At 23 years old, Jordan has become the second youngest player in history to win 10 PGA Tour titles. For the first time this week, he used a TaylorMade Tour Proto TP Collection Juno putter - a blade-type model similar to putters he's used in the past. [Full Article...]

Everton agree deal to sign Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru

Everton agree deal to sign Nigeria striker Henry Onyekuru The Toffees believe another season in the country coupled with Champions League football will help him improve ahead of his life at Goodison Park. In addition, he showed composure in the opposition penalty box and was good in one-on-one situations. [Full Article...]

Australia power to victory over West Indies

Australia power to victory over West Indies The result, more than anything, illustrates perfectly the gulf in class that the more invested nations like Australia and England have over countries like the West Indies, where the management of the game is often one step short of a complete shambles and investment in the grassroots of women's cricket is the bare minimum. [Full Article...]

Poor English may have caused horrific bungee-jumping death in Spain

Poor English may have caused horrific bungee-jumping death in Spain Nearly two years later, a judge has ruled the adventure company will face prosecution in relation to Vera's death after it was heard that her instructor's "poor English", along with his thick accent, contributed to her premature jump. Judges in the court of Cantabria, northern Spain , described the instructor's English as "macarronico" or "very bad". It is reported that the instructor was sup... [Full Article...]

Russell Westbrook Wins MVP at NBA Awards

Russell Westbrook Wins MVP at NBA Awards And while the highlight of the ceremony was easily Russell Westbrook's emotional MVP speech , there were some other great moments as well. Westbrook set a record 42 triple-doubles and averaged a league-best 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds (10th best) and 10.4 assists (third best). [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor will knockout Mayweather in 35 seconds

Conor McGregor will knockout Mayweather in 35 seconds He signalled his intentions of taking on the boxing great when he obtained a professional boxing license in the state of California in November, last year. Pacquaio fought Mayweather himself in May 2015, in an eagerly awaited welterweight showdown that was dubbed "The Fight of the Century" by critics. "If you want to watch a true fight, a true boxing fight, like a classic fight, welcome to Septe... [Full Article...]

UVA's Malcolm Brogdon makes National Basketball Association rookie history

UVA's Malcolm Brogdon makes National Basketball Association rookie history Brogdon averaged 10.2 points, 4.2 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game this past season. Malcolm Brogdon of the Milwaukee Bucks will learn Monday night if he's been voted the NBA's Rookie of the Year . Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . Ferrell is the only player on either team to have gone undrafted. He is the first non-first-round pick to win the award in the commo... [Full Article...]

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP Edmonton Oilers center Conor McDavid was the victor of the Hart Trophy after winning the scoring title with his league-high 100 points off 30 goals and 70 assists. Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins holds the Frank J. Selke Trophy after winning the award during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Las Vegas . [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh Steelers sign No. 1 Draft Pick, TJ Watt

Pittsburgh Steelers sign No. 1 Draft Pick, TJ Watt Asked about fan perception that the Steelers have a "Patriots problem" after losing four straight - including a lopsided 36-17 loss in the AFC title game in January - Shazier told ESPN "if you look at it that way, the National Football League has a Patriots problem ", and it's one his team intends to solve. [Full Article...]

Draymond Green wins 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Draymond Green wins 2017 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Love, 28, has two guaranteed seasons remaining on his contract, worth $46.7 million, and a player option for $25.6 million in 2019-2020. Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul and Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley were also selected to the honor squad by a 100-member global media panel. [Full Article...]

RB Leipzig demand £70m for Liverpool target Naby Keita?

RB Leipzig demand £70m for Liverpool target Naby Keita? Reports on Sunday night claimed the Bundesliga hopefuls would do business for a fee of around £70 million, with Keita's contract set to run until 2020. It would be interesting to see what would happen were the Reds to meet the £70million asking-price for Keita and give Leipzig a decision to make. Meanwhile, the pursuit of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is ongoing despite the threat of ... [Full Article...]

NBA Awards: Drake and Will Ferrell Are the Ultimate Handshake Coaches

NBA Awards: Drake and Will Ferrell Are the Ultimate Handshake Coaches Gold-Onwude, 30, added, "Young ladies, that's what you've got to lead with, your actions and work". " When the post game makes you forget about what happened during the actual game ", the Toronto Raptors team ambassador wrote beside the image , suggesting he was captivated by Rosalyn . [Full Article...]

Could it really be true? Did Ed Sheeran... do something wrong?

The effect of Ed Sheeran's Sunday night headline slot will become clearer tomorrow (June 27), but as things stand, all three of his albums are in the Top 40: his latest ÷ is at 3, x is at 17 and + at 27. Sheeran confessed to nerves as he took to the Pyramid stage at Worthy Farm in front of more than 100,000 revellers. Glastonbury Festival had been home to a population of 200,000 since Wednes... [Full Article...]


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