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Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Nadal's compatriot Tommy Robredo seemed to suggest that the King of Clay's Grand Slam total could have been even greater, tweeting: "What if we would have 2 Grand Slams on clay?" However, his last four visits have all ended with defeats to opponents outside the top 100. Read More »

Floyd Mayweather Retracts August Fight Date for Potential Conor McGregor Bout

Regardless, McGregor vs. Mayweather still remains a rumor for now but it's clear the two sides are working towards reaching an agreement in the near future. McGregor, who last fought for the UFC in November before taking a six-month break for the birth of his first child, recently applied for a boxing license in Nevada, though his application has not yet been completed. Read More »

Mourinho Pushing to Sign $101million Star for Manchester United


Manchester United were in for Bale when he chose to leave Spurs back in 2013 - but were blown out of the water by Real Madrid's £86m offer. Lacazette eye EPL moveMeanwhile, FC Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette has asserted that he is interested in a move to the English Premier League (EPL). Read More »

Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

He struck out twice early, and he airmailed a throw to the plate that allowed a run to score during the Angels' tying rally. Judge airmailed a throw home as Eric Young Jr. -Gary Sanchez was 2-for-4 tonight and is 5-for-12 with two homers, six RBI, and six runs scored in three games since moving to the No. 6 slot. With all deference to people in Chicago who posit that it is Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo , the last truly impressive power-hitting tandem consisted of Mark McGwire and ... Read More »

It's not a very big game but big opportunity, says Bangladesh coach

Bangladesh defied all odds to reach the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy and will now take on favourites India here at Edgbaston on Thursday. At the start of the tournament, I had said we will play the semis. Yes, we are now into something which is very big. We have to give our best in the next two matches. "I don't think we're nervous. I hope we make it to the final". Read More »

Nashville Predators @ Pittsburgh Penguins Preview: Game 5


In the first two periods of Game 3 , he still looked a little nervous when playing the puck around the boards which is uncharacteristic of him to say the least. Everything that followed from that moment on was just window-dressing, preparation for Sunday's sixth game, when the Stanley Cup will be in the Bridgestone Arena , there for the taking if Pittsburgh can find a way to earn a road victory. Read More »

Warriors take rubber series for 2nd title in 3 years


When Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors last July, they were the definitive favorite to win the NBA Championship. Durant, the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors, who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions. Read More »

5 greatest Rafael Nadal-Novak Djokovic encounters

There may a decent debate about who presents a greater challenge for Nadal, who will face his friend Pablo Carreno Busta after PCB edged Milos Raonic in a physical 8-6-in-the-fifth level marathon, except that debate is unanswerable. Djokovic will take confidence from his 6-1 6-0 demolition of the sixth seed at the Italian Open, although many will point to Thiem's own condition after expending so much physical and mental energy ending Rafael Nadal's 17-match unbeaten run on clay just a ... Read More »

Nadal wins 10th French Open title

His collection of Slams now stands just three behind great rival Roger Federer . In the final, Puerta served for the fourth set while leading 5-4. "In 2005, I thought in 2017 I'd be fishing on my boat in Majorca", he said after winning title No 10 at Roland Garros . Read More »

Golden State Warriors win fifth NBA title


LeBron James scored 41 points and Kyrie Irving added 26 for the Cavs, who had won four straight potential elimination games against the Warriors before running out of gas in Game 5. In the last couple of years, Durant has been working out with the best player in the world in Cleveland Cavaliers' superstar LeBron James , and the has looked up to James for his ability to persevere through rough times in his career to win it all. Read More »

Warriors deliver knockout punch to Cavs, win NBA championship

Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry who spearheaded Warriors formidable attack all season once again combined well to score a whopping 73 points to seal the victory for their team . LeBron's legacy is secure as an all-time great, especially considering his Finals competition . And throughout the Finals, it often looked as though they were listening to him. Read More »

Stuart Hogg ruled out of remainder of Lions tour

A willing carrier who made two runs in the build-up to Sam Warburton's try , he was also at the forefront of the Lions' effective counter-ruck and made some important tackles. Dunedin is known as the Edinburgh of the southern hemisphere and even the Highlanders measured walk on to the field had echoes of Scotland's deliberate slow march on to Murrayfield prior to the 1990 Six Nations grand slam decider. Read More »

6th grader advances to final round of National Spelling Bee


Mira spelled the following words correctly to remain in contention: Icarian, ornithology and ferriferous. There was a bit of drama for Erin to advance, however. On Wednesday, Rajeev correctly spelled "Dijon" and "phorminx", an ancient Greek instrument. Rohan Rajeev, 14, an eighth-grader at Oklahoma Christian School, has been competing in spelling bees since he was 8. Read More »

Warriors are National Basketball Association champions in almost ideal run through playoffs

Kevin Durant was criticised by many for joining an already-stacked Golden State Warriors team last July but it is hard to question the move after watching how seamlessly he fit in with the NBA's newest super team. "He left it all out there on the floor, and to average a triple-double in the freaking Finals, man, add that to the LeBron long list that everyone keeps forgetting", he said. Read More »

England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain

If England are looking for a more experienced option then Stuart Broad, who hasn't played a limited-overs global since February 2016, could also come into consideration. Root continued to soldier through alongside Eoin Morgan and the pair had just taken England passed 200 when a moment of controversy prevailed. Morgan said after the game that England had not rushed Woakes back from the quad niggle. Read More »

Golden State Warriors win NBA championship against Cleveland Cavaliers

The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. But the Warriors also had shooting that would have made them the envy of even some of the toughest teams of all-time. "They're so fast, they get out in transition". Durant led all scorers with 39 points, Steph Curry added 34 points, and 2015 finals MVP Andre Iguodala had 20 points off the bench. Read More »

Twins select high school SS Royce Lewis for 1st pick in draft

But with the clock passing 7 p.m. ET and the show about to start, Minnesota Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine finally had their man, and the rest of the first round could finally fall into place. Unlike last spring when Mickey Moniak shot up draft boards and wound up going No. 1 overall to the Philadelphia Phillies , there's no consensus top talent among high school position players this year. Read More »

LeBron James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", reserve Andre Iguodala said. "They're assembled as good as you can assemble, and I played against some really, really good teams that was assembled perfectly, and they're right up there". Read More »

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

In a most attractive and poetic finish, the Warriors , who came into Monday night's game leading the Finals series 3-1, pulled off a flawless victory and won the game with a 9 point lead, leaving no doubt that they are the champions . Kyrie Irving desired the win so much he played injured in Game 5, tweaking his surgically repaired right knee in the first half, which caused further discomfort. Read More »

Warriors GM has 'no doubt' Steve Kerr will coach again next season

Spending much of his time matched up against LeBron James , Durant has relished his moment, his stunning combination of length and athleticism making him nigh on impossible for the Cavaliers to defend and helping him win Finals MVP. The Golden State Warriors have regained the National Basketball Association title from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a spectacular 129 to 120 Game 5 closeout of the Cavaliers. Read More »

Twins draft shortstop Lewis at No. 1


The 18-year-old Lewis was a standout on USA Baseball's gold medal-winning Under-18 team at the Pan American Championships last year and was selected as this year's National High School Coaches Association's high school senior baseball athlete of the year. Read More »