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Rafael Nadal Makes History With 10th French Open Title

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Rafael Nadal once again justified his " King of Clay " tag by bagging an incredible tenth French Open title on Sunday at the expense of Stan Wawrinka who had no answer to the Spaniard's thumping groundstrokes and overall play. But it a special feeling that I have in Paris , it's impossible to describe. Despite having spent more than five hours on court getting to the final, Wawrinka had the first break point in the third game. Read More »

Lions acquire OT Robinson from Rams and sign OT Kouandjio

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Prior to shipping him out of town on Thursday morning, the Rams attempted to shift Robinson around the offensive front between both the guard and tackle positions. The Rams did not exercise their fifth-year option - as they did for fellow 2014 first-round pick Aaron Donald - signaling Robinson's future with the team was tenuous. Read More »

Cavs, LeBron James left wondering about next year

They will still be the overwhelming favorite to win the East, as LeBron looks for his eighth consecutive Finals appearance next season. "And along the process of aging, he's gotten more arrogant, he's gotten more disrespectful, he's gotten more dismissive, particularly of the fans", Smith said on ESPN's " First Take ". Read More »

NBA Draft 2017: How many picks do Warriors have?

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many USA professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . "But obviously as a team we're going to have a conversation". But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during the Finals. Read More »

Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?

Durant was the Finals MVP, topping 30 points every game and averaging 35.2 points, but he knows considerable credit goes to Curry for the pressure he puts on opposing defenses. "We put in everything we had, our heart, soul and sweat, everything", he said . Two days after capturing the franchise's second title in three years against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Warriors prepared to part ways for what will be a busy offseason for general manager Bob Myers and the ... Read More »

Bopanna wins maiden Grand Slam title

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Halep saw three break points come and go in the next game but the Czech held firm as she edged closer to levelling the match up. Bacsinszky was left to ponder what might have been after losing in the last four of the Paris major for the second time, but took the positives from an impressive run. Read More »

Champions Trophy semi-final: Yuvraj Singh to play his 300th ODI

Bangladesh hasn't made any changes in their line-up as well. Another ICC tournament , another Bangladesh-India fight. We are the team that is trying to improve ourselves a lot. Add a charged-up Bangladesh side, desperate to show the world that they are now a real force, and this game gets a lot more complicated. Bangladesh have suffered their fair share of heartache against India . Read More »

Kevin Durant expects to remain with Golden State Warriors

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In addition, the Warriors bench outscored the Cavs' reserves 35-7, adding to Cleveland's troubles. "And (to) see it come to life in this series, it was unbelievable", Curry said in his post-match press conference . The 7-foot (2.13 m) small forward and 2017 Finals MVP has said that after his controversial decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors last offseason, he is not eager to move again. Read More »

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is wonderful, says Kevin Durant

A combination of head and body blows possibly dismantling this team from the current form we know it. Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home an National Basketball Association championship, scoring 39 points in a Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 on Monday night. Read More »

Betts homers twice to lift Red Sox over Phillies 7-3

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Betts was right in the thick of a two-run first inning and a three-run second inning as the Sox piled it on former Tampa Bay Rays righty Jeremy Hellickson. After a short conversation, Farrell pulled Johnson from the game and the Red Sox later announced Johnson exited with a left shoulder (throwing) injury. Read More »

Southgate realistic about England's bid to match elite sides

England were pushed to their "absolute limit" yet still fell short in France - a gap to the elite that does not surprise manager Gareth Southgate . "Look, if we'd lost to three lesser teams or two lesser teams then that would be a bigger concern, " Southgate added. Match referee Davide Massa awarded it after Varane fouled midfielder Dele Alli and then, after using the video referral system, brandished the red card. Read More »

Steph Curry may skip White House visit

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And these two teams are in the same situation again, with the Cavaliers down 3-1, heading to Oakland for Game 5. James has 1 year left on his contract before he can opt out again next summer. The first player Durant embraced following the victory was James, who gave a valiant effort himself and was matched up with the Warriors forward for most of the series. Read More »

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Warriors Coach Steve Kerr has been openly critical of President Donald Trump , especially the President's proposed travel ban to six Muslim-majority nations. "I've been so lucky to be part of so many championship teams as a player and now as a coach, and it never gets old", Kerr said. LeBron James campaigned for Hillary Clinton in OH and preferred not to talk about whether he'd visit the White House. Read More »

Sarfraz proud as Pakistan reach final

England were firm favourites for today's/Wednesday's Champions Trophy semi-final against Pakistan but were soundly beaten by eight wickets, as Pakistan cruised home with 77 balls to spare. "It was a wonderful performance". Yuvraj's knock was so good that despite India losing the game via the Duckworth-Lewis Method, he was named as the Player of the Match . Read More »

Offseason moves Cleveland Cavaliers should make to win a 2018 National Basketball Association championship

But is Sheed right? That is because the Warriors boast an intimidating starting lineup featuring four All-Stars in their 20s who are likely to be with the team for years to come. An unprecedented third straight Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and expected to be the antidote for a post-season that had little in the way of drama. Read More »

Bangladesh Are A Competitive Side With Skilled Cricketers, Says Virat Kohli

Set just 212 to win, Pakistan finished on 215-2. Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman put Pakistan in complete control, racking up a 118-run partnership before the latter was finally caught out, stumped by Jos Buttler. Root and Morgan too departed after getting starts and could not stick around to get England to a big score. "It's the way the tournament is". "A lot of teams have surprised the opposition and we're not taking anything for granted", said Kohli. Read More »

LeBron James Won't Play In 3-On-3 At Olympics

That's right, Michael and Magic - the leaders of the 1992 Dream Team. As far as current players? "I'm sure Joel Embiid is like, "We're going to win a championship" regardless of what anybody says". It's unclear exactly who would compose the 3-on-3 teams. "We're going to do whatever it takes to keep Steph here and happy", Lacob said. "The last few years, we have made a major push in 3-on-3 basketball with our nationwide Dew NBA 3X tour and several global 3-on-3 competitions". Read More »

Sessions says he has 'confidence in' special counsel Robert Mueller

Lindsey Graham, Rosenstein said that having given political donations is not a disqualifier. The letter said the investigation will also probe Comey's testimony that Loretta Lynch, as President Barack Obama's attorney general, had directed him to describe an FBI probe into Hillary Clinton's email practices as merely a "matter" and to avoid calling it an investigation. Read More »

John Cena is a bull with a big heart in 'Ferdinand'

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FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. It's the fun kind of abduction movie.It's the fun kind of abduction movie. Never judge a bull by its cover - especially if he's the title character in the upcoming Ferdinand . Read More »

Mickelson withdraws from US Open

This news comes as no surprise, as the family commitment was already clear. He is set to watch his daughter give a commencement speech at here high school graduate this morning. "With no rain in today's forecast Phil Mickelson has officially withdrawn from the 117th U.S. Open", they said on their Twitter page. It will be yet another U.S. Read More »

Kevin Durant fulfills dream in winning NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant hugs Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James after the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland . "No, I don't think that, not one time I felt like we were overmatched until probably like the last 1:20 and we were down 13 or something like that at that point". Read More »

Steve Kerr Says He Plans To Coach Warriors 'For A Long Time'

Twelve of the Warriors' 16 playoff wins this postseason were by double digits. In a short statement Tuesday, the Warriors said: "Today is all about celebrating our championship". "We put in everything we had, our heart, soul and sweat, everything", he said. They didn't allow last season to repeat and avoided losing the final series after having a 3-1 lead. Read More »

Ronaldo denies wrongdoing over Spanish taxes

Officials insist the new father-of-three "intentionally" failed to declare millions in profits related to image rights, and under-reported his income as $12.9 million during the three-year period in question, when it was actually nearly $48 million, reports The Guardian . Read More »