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Sharapova cruises past McHale in Italian Open


The 30-year-old was ranked too low to gain direct entry and was informed of the decision by French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli. Several prominent players-including Caroline Wozniacki, Agnieszka Radwanska, Kristina Mladenovic, Dominika Cibulkova and Genie Bouchard-have publicly stated opposition to the five-time Grand Slam champion receiving wild cards. Read More »

Spurs' Tony Parker out for season after leg injury


Kawhi Leonard starred with 34 points, eight assists and seven rebounds as the Spurs levelled the Western Conference semi-final series at 1-1. The Spurs have not yet announced an official diagnosis, but, speaking after the game, head coach Gregg Popovich said, " It's not good ". Read More »

Nadal top Goffin to reach semis — Madrid Open


When Novak Djokovic collapsed in delight on a cloudy Parisian afternoon last June having just won the French Open, Roger Federer supporters began to worry that the Serb could break their man's grand slam record. "(The) level was definitely very high today I thought from both players", Djokovic said. Wawrinka found things troubling too, but Kei Nishikori , Milos Raonic , Tomas Berdych and Grigor Dimitrov were among the seeds to advance, with Nishikori the only one not getting things ... Read More »

Piece of broken bat gets stuck in Wrigley Field netting


Happ hit his second homer in his third major league game and Addison Russell also went deep as Chicago returned to.500 after a lackluster road trip. "On a day like today, sometimes it is who can get the most balls up in the air", Reds manager Bryan Price said. Read More »

Astros earn split with Yanks on Derek Jeter night


Prior to tonight's game against the Houston Astros, the Yankees retired Jeter's jersey, joining the likes of Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, and Babe Ruth. 'When you play here in NY for 20 years, I learned that the time flies, memories fade, but the family is forever. At his first big league camp in 1994, he was given No. Read More »

Celtics outlast Wizards in Game 7 for right to play Cavs


In a game that was close throughout until the Boston Celtics took control starting late in the third quarter. Thanks to his out-of-nowhere performance, the Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference playoffs a day before the NBA Draft Lottery , where they have the best chance of landing the No1 pick . Read More »

Senators vs. Penguins live stream, Game 2

This opening game began with a magnanimous gesture, the sellout crowd belting out the words to O Canada in accompaniment of anthem singer Jeff Jimerson. They can't afford to let lazy mistakes hurt them again in game two , especially right before going to Bridgestone Arena for games three and four. It's worth taking a moment to appreciate the nifty pass from Bobby Ryan that set it up. Read More »

Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid Betting Tips

Sporting Gijon got a vital lifeline thanks to a Carlos Carmona goal which game them a 1-0 win at home to Las Palmas, a result which may or may not be significant depending on what Leganes are able to do at home to Betis on Monday night. Atleti have a remarkable record on their own turf in the Champions League , going W17-D4-L1 since 2013/14, with that sole defeat against Benfica as they conceded just five goals across these games. Read More »

Monaco changes tack to become a free-scoring French champion


Valere Germain put the seal on the win with the last kick of the game to really get the party started. Only RC Paris (118) and Stade de Reims (109) have scored more , during the 1959-60 season. His Monaco comeback this season heralded a remarkable return to form, however, Falcao netting 21 in 29 league outings to remind everyone of the devastating ability previously showcased at Porto and Atletico Madrid. Read More »

McLaren's Alonso wants to fight for 2018 World Championship

The latest blow comes a day after Alonso issued an ultimatum: either McLaren gives him a competitive auto by October of he will look to change teams or even consider leaving F1. So I don't know. Alonso, who has half his $40m (£31.1m) salary paid by Honda, has had engine issues in three of four races. "It looks like it will be between them and us", Vettel said. Read More »

Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez does not know if she moved gun


Jenkins-Hernandez also denied any knowledge of the contents of a box that Hernandez purportedly asked her to dispose of just one day after his 2013 arrest. "I don't know who this Kyle Kennedy is". "I don't know who this Kyle Kennedy is", she said. "She found the courage to actually touch his hand and I think she built up some encouragement to say goodbye". Read More »

SUV Hits Teen on Bicycle and Speeds Away


Johnny Walsh, 14, was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk in Pasco County, Florida when a gold Ford Expedition struck him after swerving through a nearby yard and bouncing off a parked vehicle. "It was just mad chaos", neighbor Jackie Lilly, who posted the footage to her Facebook page following the incident, said. A witness in a white vehicle, saw it all happen, and followed the truck getting the license plate number. Read More »

Nadal through to last-16 in Rome after Almagro injury

Nadal will next face 13th-seeded Jack Sock, who beat Jiri Vesely 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 after more than two-and-half hours. "It's hard to see what's going on now just after what happened", Nadal said. "I will be getting all the necessary examinations to make sure it is not serious". Next up for him is the French Open that starts next week. Four-time Rome champion Novak Djokovic overcame Britain's Aljaz Bedene 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 for a place in the third round. Read More »

Happy with Gareth Bales recovery: Zinedine Zidane


Colombia captain James Rodriguez appeared to wave goodbye to the Real Madrid faithful as he was substituted in Sunday's win over Sevilla amid claims that he is set to leave the Bernabeu. However, Real Madrid home in this championship lost only once and then Barcelona . In addition, Celta also beat Barcelona 4-3 earlier on in the campaign and can't be underestimated by the favourites. Read More »

Derby Winner Always Dreaming Gallops Smoothly for Preakness

It was 10 years later when Gallant Fox strode into town and walked away with a three quarter of a length win on his way to Triple Crown glory. Neither pulled off the feat. His best finish was third with Impeachment in 2000. "We'll go into the Preakness to try and win the race, not try to beat him". Trainer Steve Asmussen's duo of Lookin At Lee and Hence galloped Friday morning just before the renovation break and are expected to breeze Monday morning at Churchill Downs before shipping to ... Read More »

CL trophy presented on the pitch

To spice things up, this year's Champions League broadcast will also be available on VR devices. If you want to talk about big events that could draw more attention to VR technology, the UEFA Champions League football (sorry, sorry, soccer) final sounds like as good an opportunity as any. Read More »

Harry Kane expects Tottenham stars to stay

We wanted so badly win our last game here. "We're disappointed after losing out on the title again". Harry Kane and Dele Alli delight in Tottenham's victory over Manchester United in the final match at White Hart Lane . Kane scored his first-ever goal against Manchester United to extend the home side's lead in the second half. Next season we will feel it is our home. Read More »

LaVar Ball makes "disrespectful" comments, Big Baller Brand not a women's company


During the interview, he got into an argument with co-host Kristine Leahy over his Big Baller Brand company, telling the reporter to "stay in your lane". How did Ball respond? "I would never threaten to you". After the segment, Cowherd defended Leahy. It doesn't seem that LaVar Ball is going to negatively impact his son's Draft stock, but he really does seem intent on seeing just how far he will go with his outlandish statements. Read More »

MI vs RPS Match Prediction & Playing 11: IPL 2017 Qualifier 1


Ajinkya Rahane (56 off 43) and Manoj Tiwary (58 off 48) revived Pune's innings following a bad start before Dhoni finished the innings on a high note, hammering 40 off 26 balls including five sixes. The team that plays well on that day will go on to win the match . 45 Number of balls taken by Manoj Tiwary to complete his fifty - the joint-slowest in this edition. Read More »

Zabaleta to leave Man City at end of season

Leicester, who saw their title officially taken from them by Chelsea on Friday, won the reverse fixture in December 4-2 but found themselves behind in controversial fashion here. "I said many times I have this expectation because of what I have done in the past". "We had a hard week but we've won convincingly so the focus is there, the fighting spirit is there and we're pleased to win", manager Arsene Wenger told the BBC. Read More »

Big Sam does it again, as Hull's relegation is confirmed

Crystal Palace played Sam Allardyce's trademark counter-attacking game nearly to perfection in the 4-0 rout of Hull City at Selhurst Park on Sunday that secured their place in the Premier League for another season. You should be doing that in June, in pre-season. "The chairman tried to change the situation during the January market but it is better to do this during pre-season, to prepare better for the season". Read More »

South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Louis Oosthuizen, of South Africa, looks down after his second shot of the fourth hole went in the water during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . The South Korean has secured a spot in next month's US Open as well as the Open Championship later this year where he will make his first starts in both. Read More »

How Liverpool and Arsenal could face a top four play-off this season

Speaking to BBC Sport , Murray said: "The trouble with the amount of travel that comes with what I do is that Scottish football is unfortunately not on the TV much when I am in, say, the United States". "You look at their remaining fixtures, you expect them to win their remaining games and it only takes one slip up". Let's not go too quickly to conclusions, and focus and give everything at Stoke on Saturday . Read More »

Arsenal players want Sanchez to stay at Emirates

He has continued to impress during 28 Premier League appearances and produced another fine display against the Gunners after saving 11 of Arsenal's 13 shots. He is a big part of my life and my career so I have a lot respect for him. "We do our job and we have shown that again tonight", Wenger told the London Evening Standard . Read More »

Senators draw first blood in conference final

Bobby Ryan (more on him in a second) lead the way offensively for the Sens setting up the game's opening goal with a handsome no look pass to Jean-Gabriel Pageau and ultimately ending the game with a strong, power move to his backhand in overtime. Read More »

Sheffield Wednesday and Huddersfield Town clash for place at Wembley

However, it won't be easy against David Wagner's Huddersfield , who performed reasonably well in the first leg but didn't get the vital goal which would have given them a slender lead ahead of their trip to Hillsborough this week. "But as players, we know what we need to do". Fernando Forestieri was a peripheral figure on his return to the starting XI but their solid, if uninspiring, performance did allow Wednesday's hosts to record a 17th clean sheet of the campaign as goalkeeper ... Read More »

3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL

City fans had banners on show thanking Zabaleta for his commitment over the years, and The Telegraph claim that he is now expected to join West Ham on a free transfer this summer. Guardiola's men went 1-0 up when Gabriel Jesus scored his sixth goal in eight starts for Guardiola's men in the 27th minute, slotting home the ball after a brilliant interchange of passes between Toure, Sergio Aguero and De Bruyne. Read More »

Steve Kerr to travel with Warriors for Game 3


When you play this kind of physical game, intense game, things happen. With the Warriors now leading the series 2-0, they have a 92% chance to win the series and a 25% chance of sweeping it, according to BPI. "We need to get slapped and come back and play Game 3 and see who we are". "The only way I can process this is it's not about O's and X's, rebounds, turnovers or anything like that", Popovich said . Read More »

Sheffield Wednesday - Huddersfield Town


Congolese worldwide Elias Kachunga enjoyed an exceptional first-half and caused problems for the Owls all over the pitch before fading whilst Aaron Mooy's control in midfield ensured the Terriers were rarely threatened by their pragmatic guests. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo is decisive: Zinedine Zidane


Cristiano Ronaldo reached another goalscoring landmark in Real Madrid's 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo on Wednesday. Sevilla ended Real's 40-game unbeaten run earlier in the season with a 2-1 win although have gone off the boil since then, winning three of their last 10 matches . Read More »