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Angelique Kerber knocked out of 2017 French Open

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Kerber showed some signs of getting into the match, smacking a cross-court forehand passing victor, leaning forward and yelling as she took a game to get within 3-1. "It's great and she's looking happy". " Now I have to find to myself again and just try to forget the clay court season as soon as possible and then reset for the grass courts ". Read More »

Unfazed Murray clears Kuznetsov hurdle in Paris

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In the second, Murray lost his way by dropping four straight games and Kuznetsov didn't need a second invitation to close out the set and hope to carry the momentum into the third. It's not like I have made semis or finals for three years in a row. "Maybe at the beginning, if you're coming in with maybe not too many matches, you feel slightly less pressure than you might do if it was best-of-three, because if you get down a set quickly, there's not lots of wiggle room there". Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal Advance In French Open

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In the first round of play, Djokovic defeated Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Djokovic goes on to face Argentine Diego Schwartzman and Nadal takes on Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia. "I didn't have the best feeling yesterday or even today", Tsonga said. Tsonga managed to save three match points, but the 91st-ranked Olivo converted the next one with a forehand cross-court victor to win 6-4 and advance to the second round. Read More »

Manu Ginobili on retirement: 'It feels like they want me to retire'

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San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili walked off the AT&T Center court for perhaps the final time in his brilliant career on Monday, showered with cheers from the home crowd and respect from both teams . Golden State outshot the Spurs 55.8 percent to 42.3 percent, had 53 rebounds to San Antonio's 41 and dominated despite 17 turnovers that led to 22 San Antonio points. Read More »

Hoffman scores tiebreaker as Senators force Game 7

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After all, anything can happen in the Stanley Cup playoffs; history, habits, and weaknesses can all be thrown to the wind in face of the battle for the most coveted trophy in all of the sports. After somewhat inexplicably going with a 11F-7D configuration in game 5, Guy Boucher turned to Colin White and Ryan Dzingel to play on his fourth line. Read More »

Hamilton: I sensed Vettel was angry

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We often saw many surprises in Monte Carlo, because the street track and the circumstances considering track width are much tougher that at other Grand Prix. But Lewis was fast, too. "I think our tyre choice was the right one, obviously Lewis sits behind, he has nothing to lose, there's no threat from behind so he might as well try to mirror the strategy from the first stop onwards". Read More »

Wenger has Arsenal deal agreed

This will continue a 21-year long reign for the manager, and the team's official announcement on the deal is expected to be released on Wednesday. The Gunners beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup on Saturday, but finished fifth in the Premier League and will not play Champions League football next season. Read More »

Bayliss says no turning back for 'bold' England

Is Hardik, the most improved Indian player in the last six months, finally the answer to India's all-rounder woes and is Kedar a finished product in alien away conditions? "The players have played together for so long now we know each other so well". Read More »

Corey Coleman hurts himself falling on a football

The former Houston Texans starter for whom the Browns traded in March, presumably for a coveted Texans' second-round 2018 draft pick, is on just the second of a four-year $72 million contract that the Browns took on when acquiring the quarterback. Read More »

Players must gang up to weaken the Big Four - Wilander

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Olivo had only ever played three Grand Slam matches - all at the Australian Open. Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach the third round of a grand slam singles tournament. The 53rd-ranked Kontaveit beat Muguruza the last time they played, in a clay-court tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, in April. Williams is playing at Roland Garros for the 20th time, a record in the Open era. Read More »

No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round

Kvitova dropped her racket and held her head in her hands, her eyes filling with tears while her support team, wearing T-shirts marked "Courage, Belief, Pojd" (Come on! in Czech), celebrated wildly. Kvitova ended up wasting little time on court as she set up a second-round meeting with either Russian Evgeniya Rodina or American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Read More »

Arsenal board to warn Wenger not to dither on transfers

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But having overcome supporter unrest and a tumultuous period which saw the Gunners crash out of the Champions League in February and suffer crushing away defeats against Liverpool , West Brom and Crystal Palace, Wenger dismissed the notion that last weekend's encounter would be the deciding factor in the board's decision. Read More »

Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs all our help'

Given everything he's been through, we're inclined to give Woods the benefit of the doubt in connection with his Memorial Day arrest on charges of driving under the influence (DUI) near his home in Jupiter, Florida . She posted the bikini photo on Instagram with a caption, "Thankful for great friends and fun adventures but keeping my eyes on the horizon". I hope he gets out of it and I hope he plays golf again. Read More »

Wenger reveals board meeting on Tuesday will decide his future

Amid changes within the club's management, Wenger will apparently manage to retain control over the coaching, picking the team and decision-making on transfers. "The first goal should never have been allowed", he said of Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener for Arsenal at Wembley. "I don't change my commitment", Wenger insisted. Read More »

Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 vs. Penguins

As the Ottawa Senators stayed alive with Tuesday's 2-1 Game 6 win, various players chose to bother the Pittsburgh Penguins' captain in any way they could. "It's like a quarterback in football and a pitcher in baseball, and we have it", Boucher said. Despite the big loss, Boucher is confident his team can rebound and force a Game 7 by being smarter with the puck and limiting turnovers. Read More »

Arsenal board expected to rubber-stamp Arsène Wenger's new two-year deal

After a hard season in which Arsenal came fifth in the league, their worst finish under Wenger , Mertesacker said that they realised that they had to be more competitive on the biggest stage. Wenger's men claimed the trophy for the third time in four seasons with a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday. There is no structure aside from Arsène Wenger , and whether it is now or in two years, Wenger will leave the club. Read More »

Capitals Improvement: MacLellan plans on tweaks not overhaul

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After a second straight year winning the President's Trophy - but falling short in the postseason - rumors begin to swirl about job security within the DC-located franchise. "He's gonna have to make adjustments to stay [relevant] in the game." May. In an interview seen on the Washington Post , MacLellan discussed the team's future, how he has no intention of stripping Ovechkin of the captaincy and how it doesn't make sense to trade Ovechkin at this time for the Capitals. Read More »

No. 1 Kerber upset in first round of French Open

Kerber, who also lost in the first round of last year's tournament, now sees her clay-court season come to a close. "Last year it was a completely different year". Open runner-up Roberta Vinci exited the French Open in the first round for the fourth year in a row. Venus Williams began her record 20th Roland Garros campaign by beating Wang Qiang of China, while Svetlana Kuznetsova toppled Christina McHale and Dominika Cibulkova easily saw off the challenge of Lara Arruabarrena. Read More »

#RG17: Nadal makes quick work of Haase

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To do that, getting through the early rounds as quickly as possible will help, and Nadal will want to see off the challenge of Haase without too many issues on Wednesday. "So it was really late", Olivo said. "It was okay. It was just a little pull". Bellis, who is from California, is playing in her third career Grand Slam tournament. Read More »

Penn State Football Gets Four More Kickoff Times

The surprising time in the group is the 3:30 kick for the Ohio State game. U-M also announced four other game times today. As part of its new television deal with the Big Ten, FOX Sports will get the Michigan-Ohio State game this season. Read More »

Amid comparisons to Jordan, James out to cement own legacy

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The Cavaliers , who sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter, begin their third straight finals series against Golden State Warriors (they've each won one) next Thursday in Oakland - James' seventh straight trip to the finals as he seeks his fourth title. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017 Dates, Predictions: First Game Tips Off on June 1

That's what this rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will amount to when the NBA Finals commence Thursday in Oakland, Calif. Love is just 28. We didn't talk about championships or anything. The Cavaliers won three in a row to take the title. The good news is that the pieces are in place for that to happen. Read More »

Tiger needs our help - Nicklaus

He then asked the officers how far from home he was, but they noted he was driving in the opposite direction of his house. His auto was parked in a direction headed the opposite way from his home on Jupiter Island. Woods said in a blog post published last week that "it was instant nerve relief". It was as good for me as it was for him. He's been great for the game of golf. Read More »

Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

The American businessman will attend today's board meeting - having visited the Arsenal dressing room to offer congratulations to Wenger after Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup final win over Chelsea - but it is expected to be an informal affair. Read More »

Arsenal and manager Arsene Wenger agree to two-year contract extension

Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker lifted the FA Cup for the Gunners on Saturday before insisting any criticism aimed his way only makes him a better player. "I don't think I can answer that question", Wenger said , "at the moment". During the 12-game slump, which included a damaging 10-2 aggregate defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Ivan Gazidis, the chief executive, pushed his "catalyst for change" agenda. Read More »

Penguins knot series with 3-2 win over Senators

Murray, who hadn't started a game since April 6, looked comfortable making 24 saves as the Penguins defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 to tie the best-of-seven series 2-2, with Game 5 Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh . The Senators opened the second period on a power play and, again, Murray was to be tested. Failed clears and poor effort to the puck led to the next two goals, which both happened shortly thereafter. Read More »

Wenger Not Sure of Future Despite FA Cup Victory

Antonio Conte has reiterated that Chelsea must improve their squad this summer - and suggested they can not expect a repeat of an "incredible" season without bringing in quality players. "You have to say it couldn't have gone much better for us". Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has revealed how he teamed up with Rob Holding to keep Chelsea striker Diego Costa quiet in the FA Cup final using special tactics to frustrate the Spain worldwide. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United: Jose Mourinho speaks out about summer swoop

The omission from the England squad, plus Gareth Southgate's indication that his global career is far from over, is an obvious reason why Rooney must search elsewhere for first-team football . What do you make of Mourinho's first season at United? Whether I want to continue doing that or go on and play more regular football. "But three trophies in the season, Champions League , Europa League ". Read More »

Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home

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Police were called to the residence early Wednesday morning, and by then, the epithet was no longer visible. Investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department are looking for surveillance footage from neighbors. James recently responded to the racism aimed at Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones. You try not to put yourself in a position, for me as a father, I try to give my kids the blueprint on how life is gonna be. Read More »

Venus Williams into 3rd round of French Open

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I'm so happy... was a good day for me". Muguruza observed that Schiavone "loves it ... out there" on court, so a reporter wanted to know whether Schiavone has always loved tennis as much as she seems to these days. He wins Indian Wells and Miami and then says, 'Ciao, everybody, I'll see you on the grass.' I don't think I could make that choice. Serena Williams is at the French Open, after all - but as a spectator, not a competitor. Read More »

Wenger signs 2-year contract to remain as Arsenal manager

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But after more than two decades at the club during which time Arsenal have won 16 trophies, the most successful overseas manager in the history of British football is going nowhere for the time being, bringing to an end months of conjecture, a situation which Wenger admitted had contributed to an " absolutely horrendous " environment around his team. Read More »

Watch Bryce Harper vs Hunter Strickland, MLB's Latest Bench-Clearing Brawl

He's beyond that, too. " Harper gets hit. You're looking at a guy (Strickland) who has given up some home runs , and he'll tell he was trying to come in, didn't want to make a mistake there" said Bochy. It wasn't like it happened yesterday, it wasn't like it happened in the last postseason. He claims he did not expect Harper to charge the mound and had to adjust quickly. Read More »