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Sports No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round
Author: 0 No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

The top seed lost her encounter against Ekaterina Makarova , 6-2, 6-2 in 72 minutes to throw the competition even more wide open. Since then, though, the highlight for Djokovic was a runner-up finish at the U.S. Kvitova said: "I think it doesn't really matter how I played but I won". "I won already, before". But Sunday's setback - albeit on a surface for which she has no great affection, having made an opening-round exit in Paris previous year - threatens to leave her season in tatters.

Sports Milwaukee Brewers activate Junior Guerra, officially DL Ryan Braun
Author: 0 Milwaukee Brewers activate Junior Guerra, officially DL Ryan Braun

Rob Scahill relieved Anderson after the hit, and Anderson received an extended standing ovation from the 29,746 at Miller Park. Phillies 2, Rockies 1: Tommy Joseph hit a tying home run in the seventh inning and a winning single against Scott Oberg (0-1) in the 11th after Michael Saunders' one-out double, as host Philadelphia stopped Colorado from a four-game sweep.

Author: 0 Penguins, Predators gear up for Game 1

And then, with 3:17 remaining in the third period , Penguins forward Jake Guentzel scored the victor on just their seventh shot of the game. Instead, it was Pittsburgh going up 1-0 at 15:32 of the first period on the power play. Bonino threw a backhand, one-handed attempt at Rinne, and it glanced off the goaltender's stick, off Ekholm and in. At that point, Pittsburgh had no shots since the first period , and that continued through a Penguins power play.

Sports Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida
Author: 0 Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida

Mugshot of golfer Tiger Woods after he was arrested on DUI charges in Jupiter, Florida , on Monday, May 29, 2017 . "I did not realise the mix of medications had affected me so strongly". Since that incident near his Florida home in 2009, when he crashed his auto into a fire hydrant, which then led to one of the biggest sex scandals in any sport's history, Tiger Woods' career has taken a nosedive.

Author: 0 Arsenal 2017 FA Cup winners!

The former Germany global was ruled out of the first half of the season through injury, and was then unable to regain a place in the side until the final 38 minutes of the Premier League campaign. When Alexis Sanchez put the ball in the net after four minutes, it appeared to be initially disallowed because Ramsey was adjudged to be interfering with play while offside.

Author: 0 Kvitova's return to provide French Open with early emotions

The 15th seed received a standing ovation from a sparse Court Phillipe Chatrier, and for the second successive year, Kvitova opened proceedings on that court. On the tennis side, Kvitova stepped up her workouts about 3 1/2 weeks ago. In the last game, Kerber held seven break points but Makarova fought off each one despite, she said, "fighting with my emotion".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week

He was also unwilling to go further, and drew a line under it when pressed further. But let's enjoy the win tonight and not worry about the future. "We started to play better in the second half and the red card was decisive", he said . That is no exaggeration. "I think this season has been hurt by some dip in March and I am convinced now, having looked back again at the season, we were hurt by the uncertainty about my future with the players", Wenger said.

Sports Laurent Koscielny sent off against Everton, to miss FA Cup final
Author: 0 Laurent Koscielny sent off against Everton, to miss FA Cup final

Asked if the visit of Everton will be his last game in charge of Arsenal at the Emirates, he said: "Of the season. yes". He said: "No, I don't think I'll match him on that front". The last worry I have is about myself. "The team has given so much, I think they really want to win something". "I want to make sure I am 100 per cent ready and my mindset is to be ready for 120 minutes plus penalties".

Author: 0 No-Name Penguins Defense Faces Unheralded Predators Centers In Stanley Cup Final

Predators coach Peter Laviolette again said center Mike Fisher , who suffered an apparent eye injury in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Ducks, is available for Game 1. Scotty Bowman won back-to-back Stanley Cups a couple of times in an illustrious career behind the bench, but the 83-year-old wonders now how feasible it is in today's National Hockey League.

Sports Wagner Takes Huddersfield Out Of Their Comfort Zone
Author: 0 Wagner Takes Huddersfield Out Of Their Comfort Zone

It went down to the wire, with extra time and penalties - with Wells converting his penalty - and Huddersfield finally defeated Reading , prompting massive scenes of celebration from Huddersfield Town fans at the stadium, and an outpouring of excitement from Bermudians on social media.

Sports Tiger Woods on DUI Arrest: 'Alcohol Was Not Involved'
Author: 0 Tiger Woods on DUI Arrest: 'Alcohol Was Not Involved'

Woods said in a statement released by his spokesman that alcohol was not a factor in his arrest but apologised and added that he took full responsibility. Get HELLO! Canada , PEOPLE , Vanity Fair and over 100 more of the world's best magazines for one low monthly price at Texture by Next Issue . Woods also said in the post that his long-term prognosis for returning to professional golf is positive, but that he won't be able to twist his back for another two to three months.

Sports Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco
Author: 0 Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

The 22-year-old Portugal global will join City from the Ligue 1 champions on July 1. I think Bernardo Silva could be one of the greatest players in the world. The 26-year-old can expect to double his £70,000 per week wage at the Etihad, while City have for some time been aware of, and comfortable with, the fee Tottenham would need to complete the deal.

Author: 0 Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

And then with 3:17 left Jake Guentzel skated into the Nashville zone and roofed a wrist shot to break the drought. "I'm disappointed I couldn't help my team". The Penguins did not record a shot in the first 10 minutes of the third period, and Nashville scored another power-play goal, 3-2. And the Penguins weren't done, striking again for a 3-0 lead when Nick Bonino's one handed effort to center the puck was blocked away by Rinne right off of Mattias Ekholm's leg and in.

Sports LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'
Author: 0 LeBron defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

The Celtics have to know they let one get away Tuesday night, but may well have just fallen victim to the fatigue that resulted from the dramatic - and totally unexpected - win in Game 3 . During the 2007 offseason, Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge set off perhaps the biggest arms race in National Basketball Association history without noticing the monster he was creating.

Sports Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline
Author: 0 Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline

As the main attraction for the Cleveland Cavaliers , LeBron James is constantly in the spotlight. His rival, Kyrie Irving has gotten better than past year. "It's probably up there", James told reporters, as transcribed by FOX Sports. That means Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love get a slew of open looks, but it also means deferring for guys who've never previously been No.

Author: 0 Wenger collects record 7th FA Cup unclear on Arsenal future

The Gunners salvaged silverware from a season that failed to yield Champions League qualification, with Wenger coming in for sustained criticism amid a fifth-placed Premier League finish and a humiliating exit from Europe at the hands of Bayern Munich.

Author: 0 Things to know heading into Celtics do-or-die Game 5

James, who is chasing his fourth National Basketball Association title this year, finished with 35 points in the game to set a new mark of 5.995 points in 212 play-off games, while six-time National Basketball Association champion Jordan set his record in 179 games.

Author: 0 Arsenal win FA Cup to deny Chelsea double

Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea 2-1 last Saturday to clinch the title after bossing the game for large parts. I never had any word with any journalist in 20 years when they criticise my opinions and it is the same with the fans. Wenger made other keen personnel decisions as well. In truth, Wenger , who has now won the trophy a record seven times, set up his team to go toe-to-toe with their opponents.

Author: 0 LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

And just last night, he led his team to the National Basketball Association finals for the seventh straight year.Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points despite playing on a tender ankle, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the NBA Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.Even though Lue and the Cavs are ...

Sports Petra Kvitova makes winning return to tennis
Author: 0 Petra Kvitova makes winning return to tennis

Kvitova played her first match since previous year after slicing her hand open during a home invasion that had many questioning if she would ever be the same due to the damage. "In the end, I didn't have to any more". He had three break points when Djokovic was serving for the match, but the Serbian recovered to win the game and the match when Granollers returned long.

Author: 0 MI, KKR lock horns in qualifier 2 to enter IPL final

Despite losing a few early wickets, they managed to reach the target easily, Krunal Pandya showing off his versatility by playing a handsome cameo. Karn Sharma said: "The wicket was slow, and good for us that we bowled well regularly". Even though Pune hold a 3-0 advantage on Mumbai this season, Karn is confident of his team passing the last hurdle. The pressure built up steadily, and that eventually resulted in the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan (11 from 13 balls), who attempted to ...

Author: 0 Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal

The saga of Wenger's future will finally be resolved this week, with an announcement set for Wednesday - the day after a meeting of the full board, which Wenger himself will attend as usual. "Hopefully one day I'll be back here as a manager, that's kind of the ambition". "It's the board who has to decide who will lead the club in the future".

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez breaks silence about Arsenal future after misunderstanding question

Wenger's future, which has been up in the air for months, will be settled at a board meeting tomorrow, but the 67-year-old said he could not say for certain whether or not the club's decision-makers will back him. His decision is going to get a mixed reaction from Arsenal fans, and many will be angered, although there is a huge section of fans who will be happy with his performance at the end of the campaign, and won't be too aggrieved by his choice.

Sports Mumbai Indians Beat Rising Pune Supergiant to Win Thrilling 2017 IPL Final
Author: 0 Mumbai Indians Beat Rising Pune Supergiant to Win Thrilling 2017 IPL Final

Check out the highlights: 1. The match turned on its head and Mumbai Indians were crowned champions and became the first team to win IPL title three times. Johnson only conceded 9 in the final over, leading Mumbai to their 3rd title win in a decade. "It is a hard one to swallow", Smith said. The former New Zealand skipper said though Pune was "not the most skilled side in the tournament", it created an environment for players to excel.

Author: 0 Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

Seeded losers in the women's first round: No. 1 Angelique Kerber , No. 22 Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, No. 31 Roberta Vinci . "There is much bigger expectation this year, especially in the big tournament and Grand Slams". The second-seeded Djokovic, who is being coached by Andre Agassi at the tournament, won 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Makarova was a banana skin in waiting too, yet after being eliminated at the first hurdle in Paris for the second successive year, Kerber admits she needs to press the ...

Author: 0 LeBron James Passes Michael Jordan as NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring Leader

The 33-point rout was the worst loss when facing elimination in Celtics history. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meet Thursday in game one of the 2017 NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena on ABC. That hardly sounds like James, who not too long ago declared his confidence by noting, "I'm the best player in the world ". A young team with its core signed, salary cap space and the No.

Author: 0 LeBron James Took Care Of Business

Barring injury or something cataclysmic, we figured we would probably meet. Plus, to truly count this take you'd ave to take the entire league (or at least the playoff teams) into consideration. According to ESPN , The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has Golden State as a -260 favorite, with Cleveland at +220. The Cavs are plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on them would yield $220 if they win the title.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

And if you add Pop (Gregg Popovich) in there, that's five hall of famers. But James is always up for a challenge and should never be ruled out. "It looks like they're having fun, and we want to do something about that". "He's one of the most competitive players in the league", Love said. "I did pretty much everything that MJ did when I was a kid, I shot fadeaways before I should have, I wore a leg sleeve on my leg and folded it down so you saw the red part, I wore black and red shoes ...

Author: 0 Kvitova makes winning return after knife attack

However, after full training went better than expected when she resumed this month, Kvitova chose to target the French Open for some extra court-time - then promptly rolled over American world No86 Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 in just 74 minutes on her return.

Sports Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round
Author: 0 Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round

Kvitova played her first match since previous year after slicing her hand open during a home invasion that had many questioning if she would ever be the same due to the damage. Three weeks shy of her 37th birthday, the American star, who made her debut in the French capital in 1997, kicks off her latest campaign against China's Wang Qiang .

Author: 0 Everyone wrote me off - Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal FA Cup triumph

Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. If the club buys the right one or two players to strengthen, they will have a word to say next season". Sanchez appeared to handle the ball in the build-up to his strike, which was provisionally ruled offside until referee Anthony Taylor over-ruled his assistant.

Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game One of NBA Finals

Kerr, 51, underwent back surgery in the summer of 2015, and he proceeded to miss the Warriors' first 43 games of the 2015-16 season. "[But] in thinking about that game, it's amusing because I know the concept of making the right play, making a simple play, understanding that there are deciding moments in games and the difference between winning a championship or not could be one of those plays".

Author: 0 We played for the people who died, says Pogba

Sir Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to the people of Manchester and says Manchester United's Europa League triumph gave the city a lift after Monday's terror attack. "We came without the happiness we should bring with us, because when you come for these big matches you come happy, you come proud". However, Mourinho delivered the EFL Cup and Europa League trophies in his first campaign in charge as he still managed to guide his side to Champions League qualification.

Sports England beat South Africa by 72 runs in first ODI
Author: 0 England beat South Africa by 72 runs in first ODI

The 72-run victory helped England gain a 1-0 lead in the series with Ali bagging the man of the match for his all-round performance. Morgan's 107 was a real captain's contribution, paced intelligently over 93 balls and punctuated with five muscular sixes and seven fours.

Sports Ricciardo's lonely podium in Spain after Verstappen crashes out
Author: 0 Ricciardo's lonely podium in Spain after Verstappen crashes out

Bottas bumped Kimi Raikkonen on the first turn, sending his Ferrari into Max Verstappen's Red Bull, damaging both cars' front suspension. The German pulled out a lead, with Mercedes electing to fit the slower medium compound tyres to Hamilton's auto at his first stop.

Author: 0 LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas share long hug after series

LeBron James and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers are headed back to the NBA Finals . And, breaking it down by spread, there have been 24 NBA Finals games with favorites of seven or more points the last 25 postseasons. In overtime in Game 7, Red Wings forward Tony Leswick got credit for the series-clinching goal when his innocent looking shot from the point was deflected by Harvey past Gerry McNeil for a 2-1 win 4:29 into OT.

Sports 'Threematch' at hand for Cavaliers and Warriors
Author: 0 'Threematch' at hand for Cavaliers and Warriors

Golden State forward Draymond Green put it in much stronger words when he told NBA .com's David Aldridge in October that he wanted to "destroy" and "annihilate" the Cavs should they meet with a championship on the line again. As a result of this, many view the Warriors as a considerable favorite to win the championship. "I started to focus on myself, on other players and other people around my neighborhood because I never thought that you could get to a point where Mike was".