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Tiger Woods recovers after shaky start at Memorial

Hideki Matsuyama and Tiger Woods hit their stride at the end of their rounds at the Memorial, and it paid off in different ways. World number one Justin Thomas and the player he supplanted atop the rankings, Dustin Johnson , were at even par. Read More »

Arsenal missed out with a late bid to sign Monaco star Fabinho

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Fabinho , the 24-year-old Brazilian midfielder, has been signed from Monaco for around £40m. "He is a very good player, of worldwide level", Fabinho said. The Lyon ace is attracting plenty of interest off the back of an impressive season, scoring 23 goals in 40 appearances. Also, worldwide caps for Brazil tells you something about him. Read More »

Seahawks star Wilson, Grammy victor Ciara to invest in Portland Diamond Project

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The Portland Diamond Project was formally announced earlier this month. "We've been open to a conversation", Mesaros said. If either come to fruition, and Wilson is in line to become an owner, the National Football League would ultimately have to approve the transaction, to ensure that any other partners would not be offering him any extra incentive that could result in tampering. Read More »

Jason Kidd interviewing for Detroit Pistons coaching job

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Some UM fans are also Pistons fans and don't know if they'd rather have him at MI or Detroit . Orlando Magic: Former Hornets coach Steve Clifford agrees to become Orlando Magic's new head coach. Charlotte Hornets: Spurs assistant James Borrego named as Hornets coach to succeed Steve Clifford in Charlotte. He was let go by the Bucks during the season. Read More »

French Open: Rafael Nadal Cruises Into Fourth Round

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Nadal eventually claimed the match on a third match point when Bolelli dumped a forehand into the net. In a match lasting an hour and 58 minutes, Nadal saw off Gasquet 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a meeting with Germany's Maximilian Marterer , who beat Estonia's Jurgen Zopp 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. Read More »

Serena: Sharapova 'probably a favorite' ahead of Paris clash

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The powerful-hitting Garcia was living up to her favourite hash-tag '#FlyWithCaro'. She's the greatest female athlete of all times, probably, and she keeps on coming back and inspiring everyone. "I'm doing less unforced errors than in the past". I'm definitely here to compete and do the best that I can do. Serena suddenly started playing unbeatable tennis. Read More »

Damir Dzumhur crashes into ball boy at French Open

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If I ever make a tournament there I'm coming just because of that accent. He will face French No.15 seed Lucas Pouille or Karen Khachanov in the fourth round. Bautista Agut was playing in Paris despite the death of his mother last week. "It was a very tight match". A three-time Masters 1000 champion, Zverev's poor form on the biggest stages had caused plenty of confusion and this battling 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 win ended a miserable run of seven straight losses against players ranked ... Read More »

Portugal play goalless with Belgium in World Cup friendly

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One of those changes was not out of choice, though, as Vincent Kompany was forced off through injury in the 55th minute. A Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal side withstood heavy pressure from Belgium to come away with a goalless draw. Belgium manager, Roberto Martinez boasts of a plethora of talent, including the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Vincent Kompany , Romelu Lukaku and Chelsea's Eden Hazard. Read More »

Tiger Woods holes out for incredible eagle at Memorial Tournament

He feels ready to win, so he'll be frustrated that he's not closer to accomplishing that goal heading into Sunday. "But I'm in a position where if I shoot another good round like I had the last two days, I've got a chance". But his putter went cold on him for the second day running on the inward half, and he missed from three feet at the 14th before finding the target from 15 feet for a welcome birdie at the next. Read More »

2nd Test: Pakistan's Shadab Khan Plays Down Comparison With Steve Smith

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Waqar, who claimed 373 wickets in 87 Test matches, added that the nature of Test cricket is such that things can change quickly, but also believes that Pakistan will find it hard to make a comeback in the match. Friday's pitch looked a good one to bat on but humid and overcast conditions offered to assist the bowlers. Pakistan , who were 79 for seven, had Shadab Khan to thank for helping them to a more respectable total thanks to a lively 56 and a 43-run ninth wicket partnership with ... Read More »

Halep recovers from first set woe to make French Open second round

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World number one Simona Halep eased into the third round of the French Open with an emphatic straight-sets victory over Taylor Townsend . Venus, rear right, and Serena Williams of the USA return a shot against Japan's Shuko Aoyama and Miyu Kato during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris , France, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Read More »

Richard Krajicek: 'I was convinced Nadal would win French Open, but now...'

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Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka are making their returns to Grand Slam tennis at the French Open , while world number one Simona Halep is bidding to finally win her first major title. "They shouldn't be called "next generation" too much". "But I'm on the right way". Older brother Mischa is also in the draw and will play compatriot Florian Mayer in round one. Read More »

Oklahoma State, Alabama meet for NCAA title

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It is certainly not about me, it is about all of those players and all of the former players we had. "They don't play like freshmen, and we've got good leadership up at the top". "I played some of the best golf I have played all semester in match play", Bauchou said. Davis Riley won the clinching match, 3 and 2, over Adrien Pendaries. Read More »

French Open 2018: Defending champion Rafael Nadal eases into last 16

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Djokovic, seeded 20 after struggling to find his best form since returning from an elbow injury, will take on Fernando Verdasco for a last-eight place after the Spaniard knocked out fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov . "I'm not proud of doing that to be honest". The grueling encounter passed three hours as Djokovic forced another breaker, which he took on his third set point. Read More »

Villanova's Spellman stays in National Basketball Association draft after title run

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Wiley was ineligible and did not play last season as a result of violations related to his recruitment. Villanova finished 2017-18 with a 36-4 record and won its second national title in three years. With nothing left to prove, and his place in Villanova history now forever set in stone, it will be incredibly interesting to see if DiVincenzo can continue to find success at the game's top-level, and turn his 12 college starts into a spot in the first round. Read More »

Raheem Sterling: FA shows support after gun tattoo row

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The tattoo has been dubbed inappropriate by anti-gun groups and some tabloid newspapers, but Sterling explained on social media that the image is part of an unfinished design paying tribute to his late father, who died in a shooting. However a Sky Sports graphic quoting Sterling's explanation included the line: "I made a promise to myself I would never touch a gun again in my lifetime". Read More »

Grobbelaar: 'Karius deserves a second shot'

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And that was even before Loris Karius' Champions League final horror show, where the German made two errors as Real Madrid won 3-1 to take the prize for the third season on the trot. Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below. The Reds are reportedly continuing their pursuit of Lyon forward Nabil Fekir. Fekir, 24, shone for France in their pre-World Cup friendly against Republic of Ireland, scoring the second goal in a 2-0 win in Paris, and denied on Sunday that he was ... Read More »

French Open 2018: Serena Williams battles past Ashleigh Barty

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She then gestured to her bicep and said, "This is me, and this is my weapon and machine". However, the American is seemingly making life more hard for herself by playing in the doubles with sister Venus on what should be her days off. PARIS: Serena Williams continued to wear her striking, all-black catsuit in her French Open second round clash on Thursday despite questions raised over whether or not it breaks the rules over appropriate on-court playing gear. Read More »

LiAngelo Ball works out with Lakers while Lonzo watches

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The middle Ball brother, best know as LaVar's son, Lonzo's brother and for being caught up in a shoplifting scandal in China with UCLA before quitting school to play in Lithuania , got a look from the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. "I don't worry too much about what my dad is doing", he said. I just moved on. He is a lot of fun to play with. "It was good that (Lonzo) was here, but if he wasn't here I would've been doing the same thing", LiAngelo Ball said. Read More »

Could Tristan Thompson be suspended after Game 1 altercation with Draymond Green?

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Love, who returned to the Cavaliers lineup after sitting out Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals while in the concussion protocol, posted 21 points and 13 rebounds in 39 minutes in Cleveland's 124-114 Game 1 loss. "I didn't hear him", Thompson said, "but I heard him, and the rest is history". Prior to Thompson exiting the court, Love was seen walking onto the court as [referee Tony] Brothers went to the scorers table to relay his ruling. Read More »

Sixers mull Bryan Colangelo dismissal as Twitter probe focuses on wife

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Ownership fears that Colangelo's credibility inside and outside the organization may be too badly damaged to continue his job, especially within a month of a July free-agency period when the Sixers plan to pursue superstars such as LeBron James and Paul George to partner with young stars Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons . Read More »

The Super Eagles Home Shirt Sold Out In London At N31,000 Each

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Shirt maker Nike received a staggering 3 million orders for the shirts before they even hit the shops, generating an incredible $255 million in profits for the company. They also claimed there are now no plans to restock the collection, which will only make the much-sought-after pieces even more valuable. After trailing behind Nike's kit sponsorships at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Adidas is back on top as the global tournament descends on Russian Federation. Read More »

Kevin Love of Cleveland Cavaliers out of concussion protocol, available to play

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Love had a huge game against the Warriors on Christmas with 31 points and 18 rebounds, but has largely struggled in the Finals against Golden State. "If James and the Cavaliers win Game 1, you know, the interest is going to skyrocket because they are going to have done what very few - except for them maybe - think they can do, which is win at Golden State", Van Gundy said. Read More »

LeBron James at his brilliant best as Cleveland…

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These guys train so hard and they're here and they're competing, and you want everybody to be healthy, but just the reality is it usually doesn't work out that way. "It was really one of the most freaky first halves of basketball we've played since I've been here". The Warriors had a little help from the Rockets who couldn't buy a 3-point basket. Read More »

Salman Khan's brother Arbaaz summoned in IPL betting scam

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Arbaaz Khan , the renowned actor and producer, was summoned by Thane Police on Friday. Arbaaz has been asked to record his statement by the ant-extortion cell of Thane crime branch. "We found the book during a search at his home", Police said. Arbaaz is the younger brother of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan . According to a report in Financial Express , Jalan had come to the court to meet an arrested accused to get more information about IPL case. Read More »

Twitter memes dunk all over JR Smith's blunder in NBA Finals

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Angry is an understatement. With 36.4 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, Kevin Durant was called for an offensive foul on James, but the decision was reversed on review. "They obviously changed it to a blocking foul because [James] was moving". Lebron has just reason to be angry. In real time, it's definitely a charge. Read More »

Man United, Tottenham, Bayern lead chase — Real Madrid's Bale

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However, given his scoring accolades this season - Ronaldo could still join another European club, having dominated in the Champions League once again this season. Zidane was first to leave, Ronaldo could be next. The French manager spoke publicly about it saying "Cristiano has to stay at Real Madrid ", after los Blancos had won their 13th Champions League and the Portuguese had hinted at a departure himself . Read More »

Liverpool move not an option for Chelsea’s Courtois

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Thibaut Courtois could find himself leaving Chelsea this summer after contract talks broke down. But, Chelsea seem to be going through their most turbulent phase under the ownership of Roman Abramovich. The Belgian apparently wants to return to the La Liga , and might very well be seen donning the Real Madrid jersey next season. Liverpool will need to fend off Chelsea this summer to sign AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker, who is valued at £79 million. Read More »

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino: 'When Real Madrid call, you have to listen'

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The former Real and Juventus midfielder, though, felt the time was right to move on. Reports have claimed Klopp will snub Real Madrid due to his anger at Sergio Ramos' tackle on Mohamed Salah in last week's Champions League final. "But I also admire how he was always a very transparent person, a coach that regardless of what he had to say to a player, he said it up front". "If I was the manager here next season, it would have been tough for us to win trophies. Read More »

Warriors survive LeBron's 51-point outburst, take NBA Finals opener in OT

LeBron James didn't take too kindly to a reporter's questions after his Cleveland Cavaliers loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the National Basketball Association finals today. He said that James' accomplishment of doubling what he and the Warriors had done was "pretty special". James got the first-half help he needed, not only from Love (12 points and eight rebounds in the first half), but also Smith (seven points plus four rebounds) and Larry Nance Jr. Read More »

Eoin Morgan to lead England against Australia, Scotland despite broken finger

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England squad for Scotland: Eoin Morgan ( Captain ), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood. Sam Curran, a left-arm quick and middle-order batsman, is one of the most highly-regarded prospects in the English game. An x-ray following a bruised finger from a fielding mishap during a domestic match for Middlesex revealed the fracture in his finger and sidelined Morgan. Read More »