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Djokovic relieved to be getting his mojo back

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World No 2 Novak Djokovic said he lost motivation after winning the French Open to complete a career grand slam a year ago, but now feels he is on the right path to rediscover his "mojo". The world number two broke back in the fourth to tie the set at 2-2 and celebrated by punching the air. "My game just hasn't been there". It was Nadal's fifth title in eighth Madrid Open finals, and the first since 2014. Read More »

Draymond Green Calls Out Kelly Olynyk for Being a 'Dirty Player'

Kelly Oubre has been suspended for Game 4 of the Wizards' playoff series against the Boston Celtics, the Washington forward's father told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Veteran tricks are grabbing an arm so a guy can't get there to block the shot, you know what I'm saying? The Boston Celtics played the Wizards on their home court last night and, as has been the case all year long, the home team won. Read More »

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs Warriors

Popovich was likely trying to draw the league's attention to other potential fouls the Warriors commit during the game, perhaps even trying to get the league to punish Pachulia. "I had to challenge the shot". Without Leonard on the court, Durant came alive in the fourth period. Gregg Popovich was thoroughly poking holes into the strategy of Mike Brown, who is filling in for head coach Steve Kerr. Read More »

Thiem ousts Cuevas to set a rematch with Nadal

Rafael Nadal has won his fifth Madrid Open title courtesy of a straight-sets victory over Dominic Thiem this evening. Nadal is now tied with Novak Djokovic for the most Masters titles and will have the chance to set a new record next week. Read More »

Jose Mourinho labeled a conman in the Times

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The day's results enabled Arsenal to close to within seven points of third-place Liverpool , on whom they have two games in hand, beginning with Wednesday's trip to Southampton. But Lyon have averaged over four goals per game in their Europa League home matches and coach Bruno Genesio believes his side's 3-2 victory over Nantes on Sunday showed they are capable of pulling off a famous comeback. Read More »

Celtics rout Wizards on home court to takes series lead

However, the Celtics may have to wait until Game 7 to win the series . With elimination on the horizon, the Washington Wizards will need to change a few things to get a home victory. Celtics forward Al Horford had an outstanding performance, making 9-of-10 shots, including 3-of-4 three-pointers, for 19 points with seven assists and six rebounds. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India will play in competition

Reportedly, the ICC has offered India another $100 million but that is yet to be accepted by the BCCI. India took their time to name their squad for their Champions Trophy. Making a comeback to the Indian one-day global squad after a long gap of two years, Mohammed Shami said that in the last two years he has focussed more on his strength and fitness. Read More »

Florida governor: Tourists still coming in record numbers

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According to Scott, a record 27.1 million domestic visitors traveled to Florida during the first quarter of the year, a 3.2 percent increase over last year's first quarter. Scott is expected to be in south Florida Monday at Jungle Island to make an announcement on the record turnout. Scott attributes the growth in the number of tourists -- from 87.3 million in 2011 to almost 113 million previous year -- to a spike in state spending on marketing. Read More »

UC grad, top prospect homers in Chicago Cubs debut

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Maddon also raised a pretty good point - Happ's slide was safe although he went off the bag while the Cardinals managed to put a very hard slide into the Cubs earlier that was "legal" under the rules but was clearly more risky to the shortstop on the play. Read More »

Repeat beckons Real despite defeat

After a 2-1 defeat at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday, which sent Real through 4-2 on aggregate, Zidane explained what the game in Cardiff will mean to him. He helped turn Atletico into a contender after he arrived in 2012 by instilling a team-first attitude and establishing a fierce defensive scheme based on high intensity. Read More »

Tie for the lead at The Player's Championship

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J.B. Holmes is next at 7-under. Equally surprising was Vijay Singh , the 54-year-old Fijian who was making putts from everywhere until a three-putt bogey on the 18th. "All in all, there's a lot of positives to take out of this week", he said. Today we will start to see who is right. We're still going to have to play really well. Read More »

Yankees retire Derek Jeter's number 2 jersey

Jeter becomes the 22nd Yankee to have his number retired, and his No. 2 will now be immortalized in Yankee Stadium's Monument Park alongside Babe Ruth's number 3 and Lou Gehrig's number 4. Ron Berkowitz, a spokesman for Rodriguez, told the Daily News that A-Rod flew to NY from Miami Sunday evening in time for a Monday morning appearance on CNBC's "Squawk Box". Read More »

Conte confident Ake can fill David Luiz void

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David Luiz has been a mainstay of the Blues' line-up since re-joining the club from Paris Saint-Germain in the close-season and his impressive performance for the Premier League leaders saw him named in the PFA Team of the Year. "For sure it's a great result for us". It is great for him. "It is not easy to be used to play every game for Bournemouth and to arrive at Chelsea and stay on the bench and sometimes understand", Conte added. Read More »

Zabaleta set for fond send-off at City, Toure still in dark

West Ham are desperate for a new right-back, with Alvaro Arbeloa injured all season, Sam Byram still maturing and Michail Antonio wanting to play further forward. "So he played one week, last game, today, but still he's in like a preseason a little bit when we are finishing the season, so [he's had] no time ". Read More »

Stay or go, DeMar DeRozan says he'll support Kyle Lowry's decision

Those rumbling started up once again after he lost to James in the playoffs for the fourth time in the last six years and George voiced his frustration on facing James year in and year out after the Pacers loss in Game 4. Green's versatility at his size would especially be handy for a team like the Raptors, who'll once again have to find enough players that would be able to matchup against LeBron James. Read More »

Sharapova on course for Wimbledon after opening win in Rome

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Sharapova faces a battle to raise her ranking enough to qualify for the grasscourt grand slam by right and spare organisers the dilemma of whether to award her a wildcard into the main draw of the tournament she won in 2004. Canadian Bouchard had called for five-times grand slam champion Sharapova to be banned for life after testing positive for heart drug meldonium at last year's Australian Open, referring to the Russian as a "cheater". Read More »

Toyota Wants Flying Cars At The 2020 Olympics

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They are trying to produce a vehicle equipped with four rotors and eight rotor blades, which will enable it to fly like a drone. The " Skydrive " cars measure nine and a half feet by four feet and - using drone technology - can travel nearly 33 feet from the ground. Read More »

Is the NHL's concussion protocol failing the players it's supposed to protect?

Louis Blues to make their first conference finals appearance in franchise history. One week later at Canadian Tire Centre, Holtby posted a 30-save shutout while Condon gave up just one on 20 shots, to T.J. The Capitals have gotten back to playing loose, which was the goal after Game 4. "Felt fine, just kind of knocked the wind out of me". It's up to Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel to get their offense going. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp: Dominant Liverpool enjoyed "perfect" afternoon

Already being described by The Independent as possibly the "worst miss in Premier League history", the gaffe was a miserable way for West Ham to end their debut season in their new stadium. The victory takes Liverpool back into third and more importantly four points clear of fifth-placed Arsenal, who had applied pressure to Juergen Klopp's side with three victories in the past seven days. Read More »

'Dr Phil' to air interview with Aaron Hernandez's fiancee

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Hernandez, 27, the former New England Patriots star, was found hanging by a bedsheet his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass., early on April 19. "I did see that it was addressed to "Shay" instead of you know, Babe or Bae, the way he would refer me as". McGraw noted surveillance footage showed Hernandez on the phone just before being locked in his cell for the night. Read More »

Gregg Popovich says Donald Trump's actions are 'embarrassing to our institutions'

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Without naming Trump, Popovich said his criticisms have nothing to do with the Democrats suffering losses in 2016, but instead "how one individual conducts himself". Popovich's comments come days after Trump hastily fired FBI Director James Comey for his handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private server during her tenure as Secretary of State. Read More »

Jose Mourinho made incredible Man United claim after Spurs loss

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I don't know the way they think. " It means nothing ", he said in reference to his record against the Dutch giants. It is not possible to do it every three days with the Europa League that is the competition with two more matches . The games will continue to come thick and fast as they travel toSouthampton on Wednesday, it was yet another negative performance from the Red Devils but Mourinho stated his pleasure with his side's performance considering they are not used to playing ... Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic, Madrid Open 2017 semi-final

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Rafael Nadal vs Novak Djokovic live streaming , Madrid Open live streaming and tennis live streaming info follows. That set hung in the balance until Djokovic was able to claim what proved to be the decisive break in the 11th game of the set and he was then able to serve out to progress into third round. Read More »

Pete Carroll says Seahawks considering Colin Kaepernick

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Pete Carroll said Colin Kaepernick is among the backup quarterback options Seattle is considering. Wilson's back-up last season, Trevone Boykin, has been arrested twice in the off-season and the team may want a more reliable figure. "We're looking at everybody". Even Richard Sherman has expressed his belief that Kaepernick is being black balled by National Football League teams. Read More »

Alonso hopes his first finish boosts McLaren's 2017 season

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Alonso called seventh place a "gift", considering his previous best qualification was 12th place in Australia. We ran out of time and we put on a set of tyres where everything was not perfectly calibrated'. Alonso is out of contract at the end of this season and has said he wants to stay in F1 if he can find a vehicle that will allow him to fight at the front. Read More »

Prosecutor to Appeal Aaron Hernandez Conviction Ruling

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Although Hernandez will be entitled to receive the league minimum pension for playing three years, the family of Lloyd could still file a lawsuit to try to get some of the money that would otherwise be paid out to Hernandez's fiancée and daughter. Read More »

Bottas: Hamilton relationship could take a turn

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Bottas said his first win felt "surreal", but added: "It's a good feeling and I am happy". “The Ferrari drivers were saying well done, too. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas had never won in 80 F1 attempts before his triumph in Russian Federation. Read More »

San Antonio Spurs eliminate James Harden, Houston Rockets in Game 6 rout

The resilient Spurs overcame a career-threatening injury to Tony Parker against Houston and will need a healthy Kawhi Leonard to compete with a stacked Golden State roster. Even with San Antonio's pedigree, the Warriors - who have been a dominant team all season - have to be considered heavy favorites heading into this series. Read More »

City to offer Touré new deal

But Toure, whose deal expires at the end of the season, has impressed since winning his place back last November, making 29 appearances. The Argentine has won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and two League Cups and Guardiola insisted that he would be remembered as one of City's "most important" players. Read More »