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

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Williams , who reached the final of the Australian Open , was the last woman in the draw who had previously won a Grand Slam. Kuznetsova, who won the 2009 French Open and 2004 U.S. "I don't have words to describe the love I have for you and what you bring me". Mladenovic will face Bacsinszky next, and Wozniacki meets Ostapenko. Read More »

Leonard Williams, Darron Lee Involved In Apparent Altercation

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Williams eventually lost his patience, because in the second video he forcefully removed the man not only from the situation. Security intervened, but it was Williams who picked up Lee and carried him away from the woman. NY took Lee, who attended Ohio State University, in the first round (20th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. Williams was the Jets' first-round pick in 2015, while Lee was their first-round pick in 2016. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane establishes dynasty as Real Madrid make history again

After Mario Mandzukic scored an incredible first-half equaliser with an audacious overhead kick, Real didn't let the Italians get away from them. It meant Los Blancos had scored in every match they have played this season - all 60 of them - and for Ronaldo it was a 41st goal of the campaign and a 104th in the Champions League. Read More »

Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with 3rd CL title in 4 years

On display in Cardiff were all the facets that make him an all-time great - pace, desire, anticipation, technique - as he helped Real dismantle a Juve defence that conceded just three goals in 1,080 minutes en route to the final. "It justifies why I came here, it's great to be part of that and I want it to continue". "This is one of the best moments of my career but it seems I am able to say that every year", he said. Read More »

Ronaldo, Benzema hand Real league title

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And, in 2013/2014, Real Madrid players shouted offensive chants at Atletico Madrid , after beating their local rivals in the Champions League final. "It's even more important for Real Madrid because it's the biggest club in the world and we had to win it again". We celebrate, get stuck in, and that's it. Read More »

Huddersfield's players and manager celebrated their play-off victory at one man's expense

The German coach, like Klopp before him, has earned his plaudits and made a lasting impression in England, but this success could heap early pressure on Norwich City's Daniel Farke to provide something similar. "One team has to win and I want to say congratulations to Huddersfield and wish them all the best in the Premier League ". David Wagner's Huddersfield town played a very challenging match to decide their fate of Premier League return against Jap Stam's Reading . Read More »

Bowling a concern for Smith

Because that was pretty ordinary". That is the verdict of New Zealand swing bowler Trent Boult , who said: "Kane is arguably the calmest man alive". "Kane timed his innings beautifully, played really well throughout the middle but we did not bowl well at all". Bangladesh posted a decent score of 6-305 in the tournament opener on Thursday but could not contain Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan and Joe Root as England chased down the target with eight wickets intact and more than over to spare. Read More »

Pakistan bowl against India in Champions Trophy

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Left-hander Yuvraj, named Man of the Match for his game-changing innings, smashed a rapid 53 while helping Kohli add 93 for the third wicket in just 59 balls. star Ariana Grande, in Britain's deadliest terror attack in 12 years. The win moves India to the top of the pool on net run-rate ahead of South Africa, who defeated Sri Lanka in their opening match on Saturday. Read More »

Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as their new manager

Enrique's last game in control was Saturday's Copa del Rey final where they won 3-1 against Alaves. Valverde was widely expected to be handed the position after stepping down from his role as Athletic Bilbao coach, and will be tasked with restoring Barca's La Liga dominance following Real Madrid's title triumph this season. Read More »

Bryce Harper vs. Manny Machado: Whose mound-charging aptitude is best?

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The Nationals labeled the 95 miles per hour fastball that hit Harper squarely at the top of his right leg a payback for the star having hit two home runs off Strickland in the 2014 National League Division Series. "I don't know why he's thinking about it". Nationals fans say it was obvious Monday's incident was in direct response to the past. The first pitch he saw from Hunter Strickland left a dent on his hip and set off a wild brawl. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Batsmen to watch out for

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India return to the scene that brought them their second Champions Trophy title and cricketing great V.V.S. Laxman believes this side has what it takes to emulate the triumphant Men in Blue of 2013. Malik has a career spanning nearly two decades began in the form of an off-spinner and would most likely culminate, whenever it does as one of the most dependable batsman in the shorter versions of the game that Pakistan has ever had. Read More »

Penguins vs. Senators: Game 7 prediction

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The 36-year-old Anderson was coming off a pair of rough outings, including Sunday when he was pulled after yielding four goals in Ottawa's 7-0 loss in Game 5 at Pittsburgh . Pittsburgh destroyed Ottawa at home in Game 5 and I think something similar could happen here. "As soon as I tried to strip him on the outside.as soon as I did that I knew it was the wrong move". Read More »

Rafael Nadal Defeats Roberto Bautista Agut at 2017 French Open

Carreno Busta, the 20th seed, will be playing in his first Slam quarter-final at the age of 25. Nine-time victor Nadal now has a 76-2 win-loss record at Roland Garros with his only defeats coming against Robin Soderling in the fourth round in 2009 and Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarterfinals. Read More »

Del Potro shows ultimate sportsmanship to hurt rival

World number one Andy Murray and 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro square off at the French Open on Saturday in the latest chapter of a thrilling rivalry. Third seed Stan Wawrinka was tested by Alexandr Dolgopolov but came through 6-4 7-6 (7/5) 7-5 to set up an enticing battle against Fabio Fognini. Read More »

"Everyone felt important" - Zizou hails Real Madrid unity

Ronaldo has now scored at least twice as many Champions League goals as any other player in the quarter-finals (20), semi-finals (13) and finals (4). The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . Read More »

French Open plays catch-up after Saturday rain disruption

Nikoloz Basilashvili giftwrapped Rafael Nadal his easiest ever Grand Slam victory on Friday and admitted his ability to win just one game was "quite embarrassing and quite disappointing". Raonic was leading 6-1, 1-0 when Garcia-Lopez stopped. Hindered by a back injury, Mladenovic had trailed another American, Jennifer Brady, 3-0 in the final set in the first round. Read More »

Mesoraco homers in 10th, Reds rally for 3-2 win over Braves

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Tyler Chatwood rebounded from his worst start of the season, allowing four hits over eight innings with eight strikeouts and one walk. He's been on the disabled list since May 25 with right hip inflammation. Raisel Iglesias (2-0) faced three batters in the top of the 10th inning, leaving the Reds in position to end their three-game losing streak. And he is a little disappointed that the team moved to erase his memory pretty quickly, at least in one regard. Read More »

Florida, Oklahoma dousing parity talk at Women's College World Series

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LSU faces the victor of Saturday's Texas A&M/UCLA matchup later Saturday evening. Coach Tim Walton wasn't anxious about perfection, just winning, and that's why he managed the game the way he did in the fifth inning. Washington's postseason run came to an end Sunday with a 5-2 loss to Florida in the Women's College World Series semifinals. Texas A&M (47-11) take on the top-seeded Florida Gators (55-8) at 11 a.m., which can be seen on ESPN . Read More »

'Kiki' Mladenovic downs Muguruza as impressive run continues

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Both players have gone about getting this far the hard way with two tough victories en route to the fourth round but Mladenovic has fought back from two seemingly impossible positions including coming back from 2-5 down in the final set against Shelby Rogers in the last round. Read More »

Three things to watch out for at the French Open on Monday

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Whoever had won that first set had big momentum. "He is, in my opinion, one of the best players in the world when he's fit and healthy", Murray said about his third-round opponent on the eve of the match. I was really looking forward to the French Open ", Murray said. Victory will come as light relief for Murray, who has struggled on all surfaces since the turn of the year. Read More »

Radwanska loses to Cornet at French Open

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Open, is guaranteed at least one quarterfinalist this time, because Garcia now meets Cornet. There had already been controversy over her selection as Garcia had earlier stated she did not want to play in the event at all in 2017. Garcia added: "I don't want to prove anything to anybody. It feels great. But it's a long journey and it's not over yet". Ninth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland is out of the French Open after losing to Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-1 in the third round. Read More »

Tharanga handed two-match ban for slow over-rate

Having won the toss, Sri Lankan skipper Upul Tharanga chose to bowl first, as the South Africans managed to post a challenging total of 299, courtesy Hashim Amla's brilliant 103. South Africa's next game is against Pakistan on June 7 while Sri Lanka meet India on June 8. ICC, courtesy to their latest technology, captured the pace of Tahir's run during one of his wickets in the South Africa vs Sri Lanka encounter. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

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India will play their next two matches at The Oval in London , against the Lankans on June 8 and then South Africa on June 11. ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is underway and the cricket fanatics all around the globe are excited to see the best teams battling for the trophy. Read More »

LeBron James denounces racism after home is vandalized

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The three-time National Basketball Association champion and four-time league MVP also said he would be mentally ready for Game 1 as the Cavs attempt to defend their first title in franchise history. During the regular season, the merits of National Basketball Association players taking nights off became a story again as top teams had their best players sit out recent nationally televised games. Read More »