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Garbine Muguruza Success is piece of cake for French Open champion

I just think that they were a little bit, sometimes [the fans] should be a little bit more respectful..." All four of the day's fourth-round matches pitted one woman who has won at least one major trophy (Muguruza, Venus Williams , Svetlana Kuznetsova and Samantha Stosur ) against a woman who has not. Read More »

Gamecock pitcher drafted in 1st round of MLB Draft


The latest Gamecock to be taken by the Bronx Bombers is junior pitcher Clarke Schmidt who was taken with the 16th overall selection Monday night. The Yankees are giving this kid all of the money. The changeup is a distant third pitch, but he hasn't needed it much against high school competition. Mechanical concerns and his lack of a full arsenal could ultimately put him in the bullpen, but we're no where near there yet. Read More »

Torino chief says striker Belotti will stay


Torino president Urbano Cairo is convinced Andrea Belotti doesn't want to leave this summer. And while president Cairo accepts that United could afford the 23-year-old, he suggests that Belotti could reject a move to Old Trafford either way. Read More »

Kerr pulls out Popovich line: 'Appropriate fear'


And it was rhetorical, because he wasn't giving away any info for how Golden State will see that it does not happen again. "We have to be 20 times better in this building", said James , who has won at least one road game in 29 straight postseason series. Read More »

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

It was a moment of pride for captain Sarfraz Ahmed, who said that playing in front of a "home" crowd had helped inspire his side to a shock 19-run win over South Africa in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston. But he would not hang about as his poor form in the tournament continued and he was run out as South Africa tried to sneak a single. India's new 'King of Death' Bumrah said he has been picking Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kohli's brains. Read More »

England win U20 World Cup after 1-0 win over Venezuela


Sheffield United's David Brooks scored the opener in an initial 1-1 draw and Ryan Schofield of Huddersfield Town saved a spot-kick before Leeds United midfielder Ronaldo Vieira dispatched the winning effort. 'The big challenge for them now is, what's next? And the world of football has praised Simpson, who was Carlisle's manager between 2003-6 with everybody from Andy Shearer to former team mates sending messages of congratulations. Read More »

Cavs, Warriors expect 'brawl' of a Game Five


According to business reporter Darren Rovell of ESPN , the Warriors are 8-point favorites to win tomorrow's Game 5 at the Oracle Arena, where Golden State could capture their second championship in three years. That's a part of basketball. "It's like the aura of the game created trash talk". I'm not saying that the Cavaliers won the game due to this, but I did find the whistles to be a bit puzzling early on. Read More »

Draymond Green stays in Game 4 after confusing officiating blunder

Green's outburst came after a jump-ball situation in which he was tied up with Cleveland's Iman Shumpert with 1:55 left in the first quarter and called for a foul. Draymond on crowd: "I don't pay that much attention to anybody in Cleveland , honestly". Forward Draymond Green was asked if the signing of Kevin Durant was fair to the National Basketball Association, thing he couldn't wait to give an answer to. Read More »

Warriors have been here up 3-1 before


The Cavs have the momentum heading into Game 5, unlike previous year. They couldn't do it in this same situation past year. No NBA team has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit in a best-of-seven playoff series to win that series - but on Friday night, the Cavaliers took the first step toward making history by destroying the Warriors in Cleveland behind an NBA Finals-record 24 made 3-pointers. Read More »

Draymond Green Ejected, Then Reinstated, After Officiating Error

Kerr said almost the same thing as Lue - that he didn't know exactly what was going on until it was explained to him - while adding that he thought the first tech should've been called on him. It was all very confusing, and afterward no less so to perhaps everyone beyond Green and the officiating crew. Said Callahan: "The procedure is to advise the table who the technical foul is on and with the player we give a number". Read More »

Warriors storm back, take lead in 2nd quarter


Get highlights and analysis "After the Game" on ABC7. The Cavaliers coach said there wasn't enough physicality at the beginning of the series. Kyrie Irving 26 added points and J.R. We know it's not going to be an easy game for us. A key player the past two years because of his relentless rebounding and hard-nosed play, Thompson had been mostly invisible the first three games with just 11 rebounds. Read More »

Betting public banking on Warriors to close out Cavaliers

But it's now up to the Cavaliers to make sure the series doesn't fall under in terms of games. "They know he's a playmaker", Kerr said . "He's one of the best one-on-one players in the game". " Cleveland is doing some things to try to take away his strengths", Warriors coach Steve Kerr conceded two hours before tipoff at Oracle Arena. Read More »

Kevin Durant Just Wants To Focus On Game 5

We've got to play better. It's not only because we didn't play well. They always just seem to have to take everything a step further, for whatever reason. Kyrie Irving has become Cleveland's clutch sharpshooter in the National Basketball Association playoffs, the Cavaliers guard making his biggest mark in must-win games. Read More »

Warriors do not need to be ideal to beat Cavs say pundits


And it's also, at least for now, the rubber game of their clashes in the finals , so in a sense, the victor could have the bragging rights for the span as a whole. On that Lakers squad was current Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue. Pachulia passed up a chance at bigger money to have a chance for a title when he signed with Golden State last summer for $2.9 million. Read More »

Draymond Green phantom technical foul leads to Finals controversy

His full comment was, "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland ". "I thought they called it on Draymond", Kerr said . At first, however, he did not realize the referees were disciplining him. On a jump ball play, Green elbowed Iman Shumpert in the face, drawing a foul. Once he did, he lost his mind, earning a technical foul. "I'm sure it will come", Green said. Read More »

LeBron James would like MJ and Magic as 3-on-3 teammates


Jordan and Johnson's names came to James without any hesitation when asked by The Associated Press which past greats he would like to play with. While James said fans shouldn't expect to see him in the competition - it's still unclear if the National Basketball Association will even allow its players to compete - he is happy the new hoops tournament was added. Read More »

Pulisic brace led United States to home victory and more — CONCACAF W/C qualifiers


He didn't have much service, so naturally he didn't have many goal-scoring chances. In total, Mexico has conceded just 27 goals in its 47 home qualifiers. Mexico was finally able to completely kill the game off when Mexico scored two goals inside three minutes. "It's somewhat I think similar to club play in Major League Soccer, where you travel at times great distances in a short period of time and play two games", Arena said. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers vs. Warriors FREE livestream Game 5


On Sky Cable, the NBA Finals can also be seen LIVE and in HD on ABS-CBN HD channel 167 and S+A HD channel 166. To hear them tell it, they're eyes have been appropriately widened. "We're going to earn it". "That's up to us". The Warriors need him to get hot and absolutely torch the Cavaliers in at least one game. Before Game 4 , there were grumbles as the Warriors breezed through Games 1 and 2 at home and stole Game 3 on the road to take a 3-0 lead. Read More »

Swedes end Japan's America's Cup title shot

The victor of the first-to-five series will go on to challenge America's Cup holder Oracle Team USA next week. We may have bowed out of the competition and ultimately failed to bring the America's Cup home but we knew it was going to be incredibly tough. Read More »

Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals

After scoring 49 points in the first quarter of Game 4, the Cavs are out to a 22-18 lead midway through the first quarter Monday night. The game, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA, could be the final game of the series if the Warriors win and become the 2017 National Basketball Association champions. Read More »

Man United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic was the stand-out name on the Premier League's list of players released. The retained list shows who is being let go at the end of their contract on June 30, although situations can still change. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in 45 appearances in all competitions for United last season, despite his campaign coming to a premature end. Manchester United have been in the market this summer looking for a striker and have been closely linked with some players like Kylian Mbappe, ... Read More »

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant scold reporter over squatting question


Tonight, as the Warriors look to complete the sweep of the Cavs, Curry might be debuting another new Curry 4 , this time of the low-top variety. After Friday's game, one reporter took it upon himself to ask the truly important questions, and asked Curry about a squat-like motion he apparently made during Draymond Green and Steve Kerr's argument with referees in the first half. Read More »

Warriors' Draymond Green avoids ejection amid technical-foul fiasco


As it turned out, there was a miscommunication between the referees and the scorer's table in the first half, when Steve Kerr was hit with a technical, but it was incorrectly assessed to Green. And so, when the second one was announced, a crowd already in a celebratory mood inside Quicken Loans Arena thanks to a scintillating offensive performance from the Cavaliers realized what was happening and erupted in celebration. Read More »