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Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open


Finally back to full strength in the off-season, Nadal returned to work, reconstructing his forehand and redoubling his efforts to get back to his best. "Absolutely he is one of the main favourites now for Wimbledon", three-times French Open champion Wilander said. Nadal has never lost a final at Roland Garros. Read More »

Cespedes hits grand slam in return, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Atlanta sent RHP Jason Hursh to Triple-A Gwinnett to make room for LHP Sean Newcomb , who made his major league debut in the first game. ATLANTA (AP ) - Steven Matz and Yoenis Cespedes returned on the same day to give the New York Mets a big boost. Read More »

Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

He said: "Obviously we played at the US Open and that was five sets, a match that got away from me a little bit, so I need to learn a bit from that". "I don't think I've ever seen a guy who can defend as well as Murray and also complain as much as Murray and still play such great tennis - it's an awesome mix". Read More »

Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Grouped with Chile's Felipe Aguilar, the overnight leader, Frittelli birdied six holes and finished with just one bogey when he carded a four on the par-three 14th hole. Open, where he's finished in the top-40 both times. "I just hit so many good shots coming down the stretch and I can't even explain", Berger said. Scott McCarron , who won in Iowa in 2016, was second at 13 under after shooting a final round 66. Read More »

Milwaukee 2B Villar carted off field late in Arizona game


Zach Davies (7-3) gave up four runs and four hits in five innings to get the victory. Chase Anderson gets the ball, and he is 5-1 with a 2.94 ERA and 63 strikeouts this season. He's been extremely good". "We were all Robbie-watching in the dugout and really enjoying what he's doing", Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said. Read More »

Proteas win 'dead' England ODI


Stokes , meanwhile, is hoping a second round of scans will explain the cause of pain in his knee, after initial checks proved inconclusive but indicated at least no recurrence of the injury which required surgery 12 months ago. "If it was up to him, he just wants to play every game", Plunkett told Sky Sports News. So hopefully it will become a bit clearer. Eoin Morgan's team made a dismal start with Rababa claiming three wickets in one over. Read More »

Raonic through to 2nd round at French Open


Novak Djokovic described his display in a first-round win over Marcel Granollers as "rusty" and plans to make the most of the short time he has with Andre Agassi in order to raise his game at the French Open . "I got two balls, one when I missed my return, and then if it was 5-3 I thought I could finish the set and perhaps I could kind of liberate myself", Paire told a news conference. Read More »

Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title

Far from being done, Nadal won the 2017 French Open without losing a single set and in the process became the only tennis player, male or female, to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam. " I love grass , everybody knows". You are a big example today in tennis, what you are doing is unbelievable. "Nothing to say about today", Wawrinka told Nadal during the trophy ceremony. Read More »

Cavaliers' Tristan Thompson changed Game 4 by changing his game

Irving scored 40 points in the Game 5 win at Golden State past year, hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer in the final minute of Game 7 and scored 40 more on Friday, raising his average in those elimination games to 32.5 points per game. After two Finals in which his brand of havoc had tipped the balance in so many games, the Warriors have altered their tactics this time around. Read More »

Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

There were a further two run outs, both of which were comical, as South Africa dug themselves into a hole. Pakistan bounced back to beat top-ranked South Africa by 19 runs on Wednesday at Edgbaston. When India managed to get AB de Villiers out early, it was an important moment in the match. Sent into bat by Kohli, South Africa were bowled out for 191 in 44.3 overs. Read More »

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

The first three games, helping guys up off the floor, smiling, talking to guys and - yeah, I didn't like that. Because I'm a lot smarter than people think. Cleveland shot 53 percent from the field and.533 from 3-point range. "Then you add, of course, some chatter in there, and that adds some extra motivation", Irving said. Read More »

England Under-20s crowned world champions in South Korea


I am the proudest man I could ever be. And here we have all the details on what could be a very special day indeed. I asked them what they thought they could achieve. "We have to remember that we're Venezuela , that we're a team and a country that's coming on fast", Farinez said. "He fully deserves it, he works so hard so I'm delighted for him". Read More »

Dominic Calvert-Lewin's goal secures Under-20 World Cup for England


After Calvert-Lewin's goal on 35 minutes, Cook's side withstood a ferocious second-half onslaught in Suwon, South Korea , with goalkeeper Woodman dramatically saving Adalberto Penaranda spot-kick 16 minutes from the end. "What a weekend it's been for our national teams with the other Under-20 side winning the Toulon Tournament and now we have capped it off with winning the World Cup", Simpson said. Read More »

Matz, Cespedes spark Mets to doubleheader sweep of Braves

Mets manager Terry Collins said Cespedes is "expected" to be activated from the disabled list to serve as the 26th man on Saturday, via James Wagner of the New York Times . He walked two and struck out six in his first start since September 28, 2016. The Braves have lost 16 of their last 21 home games against the Mets . Read More »

Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey loyalty

When asked about Comey's claim about the pledge of loyalty, Trump said, "I'm not going to say, I want you to pledge allegiance". "When he tells you to do something, guess what?" "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the near future", said Mr. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Unsure If He's Playing Better Than Ever, But He's Happy!


A year ago in Paris , Nadal surprisingly withdrew before the third round because of a wrist injury, making the announcement at a news conference while wearing a blue brace on his left arm and a look of resignation of his face. Wawrinka insisted a five-set semifinal win Friday over No. 1-ranked Andy Murray did not take anything out of him physically. Later, he spiked his racket, then mangled it by breaking it over his knee, drawing a warning from the chair umpire. Read More »

KeyBank Five Keys: Cavaliers at Warriors, Game 5


That was especially evident in the Game 4 win when Irving hit seven of Cleveland's record-setting 24 3-pointers. It was also the ninth of his Finals career, moving him past Magic Johnson for the all-time record . Almost everyone believed Green had been ejected because of an error on the official box score, which gave him a first-quarter technical that was actually issued to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Read More »

Alex Noren claims BMW PGA Championship stunning last round

The fifth-ranked Henrik Stenson was handily placed on 68, one behind Italy's Francesco Molinari , Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand and Scott Jamieson of Scotland. "I feel like it's a lot more than I deserved", Lowry said. The only thing I've wanted to do is play better against tougher fields and tougher courses and I view this as a very hard course against a top field. Read More »

Chargers Rookie WR Mike Williams To Miss Remainder Of Offseason Program


Chargers wide receiver Geremy Davis and cornerback Mike Davis have been making noise, according to Chargers coach Anthony Lynn . The No. 7 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft has been diagnosed with mild disc herniation in his lower back, and the team officially ruled him out for the remainder of the offseason workout program on Tuesday. Read More »

Joe Hart: 'Manchester City won't price me out of move'


Much like his club future, Hart's global career is under intense scrutiny after he let in two Leigh Griffith free-kicks in a matter of minutes in Saturday's 2-2 draw against Scotland. It's a short career and football is insane, so I have to be prepared for anything. "I can't make that happen but I will try my best". Hart is not part of Pep Guardiola's future plans, and is nearly certain to leave the club this summer, following Pablo Zabaleta, Gael Clichy, Bacary Sagna, Willy Caballero and ... Read More »

STANLEY CUP FINAL: Rinne meets his match -- again


Rookie Jake Guentzel scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins exploded for three goals in the third period Wednesday in a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators in the NHL Stanley Cup finals . It was the first time Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had lost back-to-back games since March. But he has never started and won a game against the Penguins, and he has looked decidedly shaky, posting a.777 save percentage, in the first two games of the biggest series of his life. Read More »