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Sports French Open plays catch-up after Saturday rain disruption
Author: 0 French Open plays catch-up after Saturday rain disruption

Not that it was entirely straightforward as Djokovic, now without coach Andre Agassi after his stay in Paris ended as scheduled, twice found himself a break down in the opening set before fighting back. "Obviously never losing to a player always helps mentally a little bit, but I don't think it's gonna play too big of a role", Djokovic said of his 5-0 record against Thiem.

Author: 0 LeBron says Cavs not giving up against Warriors in NBA Finals

The Warriors had history at their fingertips when they faced the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals last season. And even then, they fell short. "He's earned it. LeBron James hasn't slowed the Warriors , and he's hardly alone. Irving shot 11-for-14 and scored 28 points and James was 7-for-11 and had 22 points in the first half.

Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs

After the game, Irving - who led the scoring with 40 points - said the game was "do or die; we understand that". They made it to the final round of the 2016 EuroLeague Final Four , losing 101-96 to CSKA Moscow . "I wouldn't say it's out of the question", he said. Guys like Shaun Livingston , Ian Clark and JaVale McGee are likely to get substantial offers to play for other National Basketball Association teams, and the futures of guys like Matt Barnes , David West , James Michael ...

Author: 0 What nerves? Rookies making an impact in Stanley Cup Final

Heading into Nashville, Pittsburgh was leading the series 2-0 but the Predators won Games 3 and 4 and tied the series 2-2. Predators head coach Peter Laviolette saw things rather differently. Entering Thursday, Wilson has played 12 playoff games this season with two goals and two assists. "If you score one goal, it is not enough to win", he said.

Author: 0 Team NZ undone by America's Cup capsize

Because the craft couldn't sail, it had to be pushed backward and sideways by support boats, costing the team 20 to 30 minutes and making it impossible to get back out for the next race. Ainslie hopes Team New Zealand will be able to renew their rivalry out on the water. "We have been very fortunate with our relationship with Oracle", Barker said.

Sports Dana White Claims to be Running The McGregor-Mayweather Deal
Author: 0 Dana White Claims to be Running The McGregor-Mayweather Deal

According to the report, White was not involved in the negotiations - with the actual terms being worked out between the UFC ownership group - Ari Emanuel's Beverly Hills agency WME-IMG - and Mayweather's adviser Al Haymon, the head of Premier Boxing Champions.

Author: 0 Greatest Ever? Warriors Beat Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection

Kevin Durant was the biggest prize of last year's offseason and on Wednesday he showed why the Warriors were so keen to get him, draining the shot of his career to put Golden State on the cusp of an unprecedented flawless postseason. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were otherworldly in Game 3 . James and Irving were relentless in the second half and it appeared they had done enough to get Cleveland over the top and perhaps back in the series.

Author: 0 Warriors go for historic NBA Finals sweep

Deron Williams actually scored a bucket. "We have got one more to go". And getting swept is something that you never want to have happen. Visibly gassed, Cleveland didn't score over the final 3:09. Cavaliers: James (1,175) passed Sam Jones (1,143), Bill Russell (1,151) and Elgin Baylor (1,161) to move into fourth place on the NBA Finals scoring list.

Author: 0 Light winds postpone America's Cup racing in Bermuda

That penalty all but ended their challenge as Oracle Team USA rounded the final mark and raced to the finish line 29 seconds ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand . The last to commit to the 35th America's Cup, Groupama Team France were always destined to struggle after finishing last in the World Series. In this photo provided by the America's Cup Event Authority, Sweden’s Artemis racing and SoftBank Team Japan compete during America's Cup qualifying on the Great Sound in Bermuda on ...

Sports Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors
Author: 0 Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

Points he scored in the Warriors' late 11-0 run, the biggest of them a three-pointer with 45 seconds left to put Golden State ahead at 114-113. If Golden State sweeps, JR Sports will roll out new championship gear this weekend. Both teams responded. But in the final minute, James - perhaps the most fearsome player on the planet - found himself in an unusual position: helpless.

Sports Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Author: 0 Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

The Snapchat thing was where it was like, 'All right, it's catching up to me, ' " Green said. "Don't seem to be the sharpest people". Legler: Cavs treat Game 4 like a 'desperate street fight'Officiating was too inconsistentCavs had all-hands-on-deck approachCavs still frustrated at Game 3 losssc There were constant ro.

Author: 0 LeBron James Stats & Highlights From Game 3 NBA Finals 2017

In Games 5-7 he averaged 36.3 points per game. Teams like the Warriors adding Kevin Durant are doing absolutely nothing wrong and are playing within the rules of the game. It's the best team on the planet one of the best teams of all time I'll get to drink and a little bit but. Big shots and an incredible highlight play where James threw a pass off the backboard to himself and flushed a dunk, fueled their third quarter run.

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal targets 'La Decima' against Stanislas Wawrinka

Murray then found some reserves of energy to break the Wawrinka serve. I did well considering. I was one tiebreak away from getting to the final when I came in really struggling. After the two players were forced into a decider, Wawrinka geared up for five games in a row. He broke again in Thiem's next service game to make it 3-0, and then again to make it 5-0, with No 6 seed Thiem looking overawed by the 31-year-old's strength and movement.

Author: 0 Warriors set to claim NBA's best ever title

Cleveland , of course, won Game 7 at Golden State a year ago; the Warriors won the crown in Game 6 at Cleveland in 2015. With their 15th straight win, the Warriors have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professional sports.

Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final

Multiple Predators fans have been ejected from the arena for throwing catfish onto the ice during Stanley Cup games. The Penguins and Predators have provided plenty of drama, from the roller-coaster play of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne to the running feud between Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby and P.K.

Sports EA Play Will Focus On Eight Games, And
Author: 0 EA Play Will Focus On Eight Games, And "More Surprises"

Of course EA is expected to show-off " Star Wars Battlefront II " at E3 this weekend, so you can expect some new details, dates and screens after EA's big press event. Or it could even be more Star Wars games, such as the two already announced games in development by Respawn Entertainment and Visceral Games. As seen below in the short clip from the official PlayStation Twitter account, fans of Star Wars Battlefront 2 can get a quick gander at several Separatist battle droids gearing up ...

Sports India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh
Author: 0 India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

Pakistan who lost by 124 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-shortened match against India , next face South Africa in their second group game at Edgbaston on Wednesday. "The way we played and the confidence we showed was very pleasing, the guys were raring to go and willing to take up the pressure", said Kohli. Sharma and Dhawan, reuniting at the top after 17 months, played cautiously early on and added 46 in the first ten overs.

Author: 0 McElroy | LeBron James isn't leaving the Cavaliers - yet

I want to compete for championships every year, and so we'll see what happens". There are bound to be plenty of rumors revolving around James and the Cavaliers , especially if they are swept by the Warriors. "We're not going to give in", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. James has left the Cavaliers before to join the Miami Heat back in 2010, so he's not afraid to go elsewhere to chase a ring.

Sports Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start
Author: 0 Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

This news comes after St. Louis lost seven games in a row for the first time since 2013. "We will move Mike Shildt over to third base as our third base coach and he will be responsible for our outfield defense". There's been different facets of the game that we've said we were going to focus on and try to improve upon and we've come up short. Wong, who hasn't played since aggravating an elbow injury on May 26, is hitting.278 with 16 RBIs.

Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

In addition to his three points, Crosby broke between two Nashville defensemen on the opening shift of the game and fired a shot on Rinne. Importance here is measured by change in series win probability with a win or loss multiplied by Cup probability given the number of teams left .

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso threatens to quit F1 if schedule expands

Technically, it's still possible McLaren could see the podium by the end of the year for both the drivers' and constructors' championships, at least mathematically. "He wants to win, he wants to put McLaren again as a contender position for the championship". "It's another time that I jump in any auto in any categories with any tires, with any rules, that I go there and I'm competitive, so I'm not afraid of the future", he added.

Sports Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval
Author: 0 Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

But Smith felt the pitch could have been mopped up a bit faster during one break in the rain when it looked as if play would be possible. "Yeah, a little bit frustrating obviously not to get a result in". Starc said there was continued frustration among the bowling brigade about the white Kookaburra ball not swinging in games, as they had expected it would.

Author: 0 New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles

Starlin Castro also connected for the AL East leaders in the opener of a three-game series between division foes. The Orioles head to NY this weekend for a three-game set that will give them a chance to regain some of the ground that the team lost with its recent 3-13 stretch.

Sports Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Finals
Author: 0 Durant's shot sends perfect Warriors over Cavs in Finals

Former Celtic Paul Pierce, who started a social media firestorm this week for suggesting Durant had surpassed LeBron James as the world's best player, had fun after Durant made what is probably the series-winning 3. James and Irving had appeared to be inspiring a much-needed win for Cleveland , but they collapsed late and were outscored 29-19 in the fourth quarter.

Author: 0 Murray-Wawrinka, Nadal-Thiem in French Open semifinals

When Wawrinka hit a reflex volley passing victor to a corner after a blink-and-you-miss-it exchange as both men stood at the net, he held a set point at 6-5 in the first-set tiebreaker. That let Wawrinka run away with the fifth set, taking 16 of the first 21 points and going up 5-0. There were five breaks of serve in the 12 games.

Sports Djokovic drops 1st 2 sets against Thiem in Paris
Author: 0 Djokovic drops 1st 2 sets against Thiem in Paris

I am not playing anywhere close to my best and I know that. "We just got to know each other". Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal and outgoing champion Novak Djokovic — who lost his quarterfinal against Dominic Thiem — have also had run-ins with Ramos at this tournament.

Sports Champions Trophy: SA opt to bat against Pak
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: SA opt to bat against Pak

Four days after being steamrolled by arch-rivals India , Sarfraz Khan and his team mates upset South Africa in the rain-hit match to revive their Group B campaign in Birmingham . The live telecast of the match Pakistan vs South Africa will be available on Star Sports 1, Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 3 HD. " Pakistan , they are a proud cricketing nation".

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

Although only five, Mackenzie is a knowledgable critic of her father and when Taylor was recently going through a poor patch of form she told him: "Dad, I think now you should poke your tongue out if you get to 50". Former ODI captain and top-order batsman Azhar Ali said that Babar Azam would be the key player for Pakistan in its Champions Trophy match against India on June 4 .

Author: 0 Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

The final three minutes of Game 4 didn't have almost the same drama, as Cleveland put in its subs for garbage time in a game the Cavaliers led by as many as 22 points. He missed seven of his nine 3-pointers. I know my teammates do as well. What do you exhausted this. No doubt, they get one of those. The Warriors finished with an 11-0 run to steal the victory and all but assure themselves of taking Cleveland's title.

Sports Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach Paris quarters
Author: 0 Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach Paris quarters

Nadal progressed after fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta retired upon injury on Wednesday. The "King of Clay" is a man on a mission in Paris , where he is aiming to become the first man to win the same grand slam 10 times in the Open Era.

Author: 0 Kohli Sole Indian in Forbes List of Highest Paid Athletes

Tennis star Serena Williams , who is pregnant and not now playing on the tour, made $27 million previous year - $8 million from tennis winnings and $19 million from endorsements. Kohli ranked on 89th spot of 2017 Forbes list of " The World's highest paid athletes " with a total pay of $22 million in a year. The Irishman profited $27 million from his fight purses and another $7 million from endorsements and sponsorships.

Author: 0 Wawrinka beats Murray in epic to reach French Open final

Time and again Thiem threw everything he had at Nadal but there was no way past. However, despite boasting a 15-3 head-to-head superiority over 32-year-old Wawrinka , the oldest man in the Paris final in 44 years, Nadal is wary of complacency.

Sports Nadal launches French Open title bid
Author: 0 Nadal launches French Open title bid

Canadian fifth seed Milos Raonic raced into round two with a routine 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Steve Darcis of Belgium. Roanic, the current world No. "I'm happy for the victory". Muguruza was up a break and led 3-2 when the match was stopped. The French Open tennis tounament starts Sunday. Meanwhile, reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza put aside her middling for this season to begin her Roland Garros defence with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over 2010 victor Francesca Schiavone.

Sports LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors
Author: 0 LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

It hurts. Did some great things tonight. The players are less talented than they used to be. K.D. comes down, hits a big three, puts them up one, iso on the wing. "So I just told guys, I didn't stress anything besides just live in the moment". At the end of the day, we didn't expect them to come out and lay down.

Author: 0 Steph Curry, Steve Kerr peppy at practice

And Kerr had a ideal (and sarcastic) response for those who doubt his Warriors team's talent. If they sweep the Cavaliers, Golden State would become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go undefeated in the playoffs, a flawless 16-0.

Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic close in on French Open semi-final blockbuster

In 2016, Djokovic won the French Open title to become the first man since 1969 to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time . Djokovic's struggles with his game deepened as the match wore on, making some uncharacteristic unforced errors, while Thiem was expertly constructing points, and things got worse for the 12-time Grand Slam victor in the third, as he was bageled in just 23 minutes.

Sports Manchester United set to make big money move for Alvaro Morata
Author: 0 Manchester United set to make big money move for Alvaro Morata

Chelsea have been keen on making a reunion happen with Lukaku for several months but both players are focusing on their worldwide matches and won't be involved in negotiations soon. Real Madrid believe they can sell Alvaro Morata for around €100m, owing to Manchester United and Chelsea's bidding war over the striker, according to Spanish daily Sport .

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins epic battle of birthday girls to reach French Open final

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of her first major quarter-final before going on to win 4-6 6-2 6-2. "I think there was probably some nerves at the beginning of the match but it was great to see her come back and play aggressive and fierce tennis especially at such a young age against a great player like Wozniacki ".

Sports MotoGP: Vinales second in Mugello
Author: 0 MotoGP: Vinales second in Mugello

Dovizioso became the fourth different victor in six races this season and moved up to second place overall, ahead of compatriot Valentino Rossi who finished fourth for Yamaha. Maverick Vinales pulled a sensational qualifying lap out of the bag to claim his third pole position of the season at the Italian Grand Prix. The RepsolHonda man challenged early on but then couldn't hold on to the front runners and slipped back.