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Author: 0 Murray wins in straight sets

PARIS (AP) - Top-ranked Andy Murray takes on familiar rival Juan Martin del Potro in remaining third-round play at the French Open on Saturday. He knew the opener was key in the slow, heavy conditions and by the third set, he was on the ropes, winning just 11points. Maybe I didn't start the best, but I made some changes in the match tactically.

Author: 0 Jailed US student released in North Korea

After his first visit in February 2013, Rodman called the North Korean leader "a friend for life" and advised President Obama to "pick up the phone and call him". Sherrod Brown of Cleveland said the country's "despicable actions. must be condemned". North Korea has been hailed by marijuana news outlets and British tabloids as a pothead paradise and maybe even the next Amsterdam of pot tourism.

Author: 0 Did Lonzo Ball prove himself to the Los Angeles Lakers?

Maxwell spoke of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar losing his cool, saying, "When we got into the intellectual's head, the rest of them, they were chopped liver". So just as a pure fit, you really wouldn't know who's team it is if he's in Boston. "When I was in Sac I was working out with my trainer", Jackson said. "I think I can contribute to that". They're both playing extremely high level of basketball.

Author: 0 One step at a time for Team New Zealand

But Team New Zealand's helmsman Peter Burling disagreed, he said despite being behind when Outteridge fell overboard he thought New Zealand would have won the race. Artemis held a 4-3 advantage going into yesterdays penultimate match, but had to dig deep after a poor start left them trailing behind Team Japan over the first two legs.

Author: 0 Kohli reclaims top spot; Hazlewood tops ODI bowling rankings

Kohli was 22 points behind South Africa's AB De Villiers at the start of the tournament, but his two half centuries in the group stages catapulted him into the number one spot. The Aussie speedster is now the highest wicket-taker in the on-going ICC Champions Trophy 2017 . England leg-spinner Adil Rashid sits just outside the top 10 in 11th spot.

Sports France vs England Live Stream Score Commentary in worldwide friendly 2017
Author: 0 France vs England Live Stream Score Commentary in worldwide friendly 2017

The only problem was that France were also playing three up, which meant they had Mbappe and Dembele running either side of Olivier Giroud . But, again, France was quickest to respond and Sidibe slammed in the loose ball. France produced a terrific performance to teach England a painful lesson in passing, movement and imagination - even after going down to 10 men.

Sports French Open Prize Money 2017: Updated Purse Payout for Roland Garros
Author: 0 French Open Prize Money 2017: Updated Purse Payout for Roland Garros

Overwhelmingly good from start to finish in Sunday's final, and for the entire two weeks, Nadal won his record 10th French Open title with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka . As a result of his latest title, Nadal moves above the United States' Pete Sampras on the list of all-time Grand Slam winners. Wawrinka , who had won his three previous finals at a major, bowed out on the second match point when he sliced a backhand volley into the net.

Author: 0 MLB Draft 2017 schedule: Dodgers have 2 picks on Monday night

He was part of a gold-medal-winning Team USA 18-and-under squad previous year at the COPABE Pan American AAA Championship. The first three selections of the 2017 draft-Lewis, Greene, and Mackenzie Gore-were prep players, and after college picks McKay and Kyle Wright came off the board with the fourth and fifth selections, high-school outfielder Austin Beck was the fourth high schooler to go within the draft's first six picks.

Author: 0 Sessions Denies 'False and Scurrilous Allegations'

Hitting out at "scurrilous and false accusations" over his decision, Mr Sessions said he had "dedicated myself to the highest standards". In an explosive Senate intelligence hearing last week , Comey testified that - based on Trump's statements - he believes he was sacked because of the investigation into Russian election meddling and potential collusion with the Trump campaign .

Sports Golden State Warriors on the brink of history
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors on the brink of history

LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and the Cavs, bothered by chatter from Golden State's players, broke scoring records while outperforming the NBA's most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls Friday night, beating the Warriors 137-116 and snapping their 15-game playoff winning streak.

Author: 0 The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games rowing programme announced

IOC president Thomas Bach said: "The fascinating new events that we approved today, together with the five new sports that were added to the Tokyo 2020 programme previous year, represent a step-change in the Olympic programme". "So probably not. I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup". When asked by the AP which current players he'd love to team with, James was a bit more cautious.

Author: 0 Tapwrit Puts It All Together in Belmont Stakes Score

It is the oldest event in American horse racing's esteemed Triple Crown , and - with the nickname of "Test of the Champion" - it is perhaps the hardest to win. It was the first time a horse won at Belmont out of the 2nd post since Tabasco Cat did it in 1994. Those fears were fuelled when Classic Empire , an early favourite, was pulled from the lineup.

Sports Dash-cam video shows dazed, disoriented Woods
Author: 0 Dash-cam video shows dazed, disoriented Woods

The police footage shows Woods unsteady on his feet as a police officer conducts a sobriety test. His claim was supported by two breath tests showing Woods' blood alcohol content to be zero, according to the police report . A source told TMZ she said "I knew it, I knew it", when she got the call, and began to cry. "It's your other shoe that's untied", the officer says as Woods unties the laces.

Sports Aberdeen and Sunderland in McInnes compensation talks
Author: 0 Aberdeen and Sunderland in McInnes compensation talks

However, Aberdeen's board will hold out for the maximum possible compensation, with McInnes, who is now understood to be earning around £700,000-a-year in the SPL, still having two years of his contract to run. Sunderland have been looking for a new manager since David Moyes' departure last month, and it has taken them some time to come up with a replacement.

Author: 0 Conor McGregor Takes Dig At Floyd Mayweather's Age As Fight Rumors Fly

UFC president Dana White has previously suggested that Mayweather could garner around $100 million for the fight, with McGregor hauling in around $75 million. UFC superstar Conor McGregor is hungry for a highly-anticipated Floyd Mayweather Jr . bout. "Only way it can ruin boxing is if McGregor goes and boxes Floyd because he's going to look really ridiculous boxing him", Tyson told Sirius XM channel 93 in a new interview being released on Monday.

Sports The Game Comments On Lebron James' Legacy
Author: 0 The Game Comments On Lebron James' Legacy

Durant was in the middle of writing history, and he was ready to finally defeat "The King" Lebron James when it counted. The 2014 NBA MVP was the difference as the Warriors claimed their second title in three seasons and fifth overall - ending the playoffs with a 16-1 record.

Sports Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England
Author: 0 Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

We have got to find a way to win that, we just weren't good enough. France were forced to play a man light for the vast majority of the second period following the dismissal of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane but conjured victory through an Ousmane Dembele victor 12 minutes from time .

Author: 0 Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United

The Sun says that if United decide against meeting Real's asking price they will likely turn to Torino striker Andrea Belotti as their plan B. Morata has been heavily linked with a transfer to Manchester United in recent days although there is yet to be any official confirmation about the proposed move.

Sports Lakers hoping to bring Lonzo Ball in for second workout
Author: 0 Lakers hoping to bring Lonzo Ball in for second workout

Let's start with the most relevant segment from Monday night's appearance - Lonzo talking about becoming a Laker. If Ball is the Lakers' top choice at No. Will this cause the team to rethink picking him? "Those guys got those contracts because they played with Jason Kidd, and Lonzo Ball has the ability to do those things for other players ".

Author: 0 Three reasons Newcastle must beat Chelsea to signing of Willy Caballero

Willy Caballero can be snapped up on a free transfer after he was released by Manchester City this summer. Asmir Begovic was the number two at Stamford Bridge last season, but the Bosnian worldwide recently joined Bournemouth in a £10m deal in order to get first-team football, leaving a position open for the Blues.

Sports Pakistan striving for consistency against England
Author: 0 Pakistan striving for consistency against England

Junaid swiftly added the wicket of Thisara Perera (1) with a fuller ball swinging away that took the thick outside edge of the batsman's expansive drive through to slip. Two wickets in three balls, however, did not bother Sri Lanka much as Dickwella remained solid at the other end and soon completed his half-century with a single off Mohammed Hafeez.

Sports Darvish, Mazara lead Rangers over Astros 6-1
Author: 0 Darvish, Mazara lead Rangers over Astros 6-1

Elvis Andrus walked with one out in the sixth and the Rangers pushed their lead to 3-1 when he scored on Beltre's double. McCullers is in the middle of a breakout season, one in which he's thrown 76 2/3 innings with a 2.58 ERA (150 ERA+) in 13 starts.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years

Consider this: Warriors guard and two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry averaged 26.8 points, 9.4 assists and 8 boards during the Finals. With a second title in three years, the Warriors are primed to establish themselves as an National Basketball Association dynasty, but they will be one not built on Durant, but on a foundation of excellent drafting and a manipulation of the free agency market that rivals across the league will surely be desperately trying to replicate.

Sports Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in freaky NBA Finals moment
Author: 0 Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in freaky NBA Finals moment

Also in the third, LeBron James and Kevin Durant exchanged words during a stoppage in play (officials were reviewing a foul on Kevin Love that was upgraded to a flagrant-one when video showed Love whacked Durant in the head). But I thought I heard the announcer say, the PA announcer say that it was on Draymond. "I take full responsibility for that", Callahan said. "They did a good job of attacking early and it opened up their three-point game", said Durant, who had a team-high 35 points.

Author: 0 Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

Wawrinka had only a bit more trouble, eliminating the last Frenchman, No. 15 Gael Monfils , 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2. No stranger to clay-court success with back-to-back titles in Barcelona in 2014 and 2015. "But I'm sure it's going to be okay". The pair shared 12 breaks of serve on another blustery Paris day, with Nishikori starting superbly but fading as Murray reeled him in.

Sports Cubs Trounce Mets 14-3
Author: 0 Cubs Trounce Mets 14-3

The Cubs had lost five of six overall. The second inning proved to be the veteran southpaw's undoing, as he surrendered an RBI double to Charlie Blackmon and a three-run home run to DJ LeMahieu in the frame. Zack Wheeler. The Mets right-hander turned in the shortest outing of his career, pitching just 1.2 innings while allowing career-high eight earned runs on six hits.

Sports Doug Williams named Senior VP of Player Personnel of Redskins
Author: 0 Doug Williams named Senior VP of Player Personnel of Redskins

The Washington Redskins have promoted former quarterback Doug Williams to senior vice president of player personnel, team president Bruce Allen announced Tuesday. Williams, the 1988 Super Bowl MVP for the Redskins, has spent the past three years as a senior personnel executive for the team. Williams said that Gruden will decide which players play, and how much.

Author: 0 The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

PHOTOS: Celebrities at the Warriros-Cavs 2017 NBA Finals " I am happy for Oakland , happy for the Bay Area. Durant , who joined from the Oklahoma City Thunder last summer, was key to the Warriors' victory and their 16-1 postseason run - the best in the league's history.

Author: 0 Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

It was riveting to watch, as compelling as a five-game series could be thanks to the skill and will of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers , who'll go down as one of the best teams not to win a title. "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said during the trophy celebration. "So I probably got to beat him in the gym". If you are the best player, you are charged with making everyone else on the team better and James does not do that or needs better teammates.

Author: 0 Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

The Warriors followed up their 2015 title by winning a record 73 regular-season games in the 2015-16 campaign, but stumbled with a 3-1 finals lead and fell victim to the greatest comeback in finals history by Cleveland . I put in work, I just had to trust in it. "I'm happy for him", Curry said. While they did blast the Warriors with an impressive 120 points, there was no way their team could win with less than 10 bench points.

Author: 0 Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

Which led to Iguodala winning the 2015 Finals MVP . The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. Durant's incredible efforts in topping 30 points in every game of the Finals enabled the Warriors to avenge a heart-breaking game seven loss to the Cavs at the same stage previous year but, when the rest of the league looks at Golden State with envy, they should not study their star free-agent acquisition, but the way in which they have drafted and ...

Author: 0 Jason Dufner's defiant words proved prophecy at Memorial

He made four straight bogeys on the front nine and lost his five-stroke lead in five holes. On the back of consecutive 7-under 65s, Dufner has set the 36-hole tournament scoring record as he made a second eagle in as many days. Although he steadied himself a bit, a 41 on the back nine dropped him to a disappointing tie for 10th for the tournament. Coletta plies his trade on the PGA Tour's third-tier Canadian circuit and is at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted event courtesy of a sponsor's ...

Author: 0 De'Aaron Fox has no conditioning issues ahead of Lakers workout

One of the more intriguing players in this year's class has been Kansas swingman Josh Jackson , who has drawn significant interest from teams atop of the draft board. There have also been reported concerns over the influence his outspoken father, LaVar, who claimed before the draft that Ball was only going to work out for the Lakers .

Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey 'felt calm, confident' taking Panenka penalty kick for Wales

It doesn't always come off but as of late this is the kind of game that we love when you're up against it in a different country. Named after Czechoslovakia's Antonin Panenka, who scored the victor in a shoot-out against West Germany in the 1976 European Championship final, the original actually came at the same Belgrade ground where Ramsey displayed incredible composure 41 years on.

Sports Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open
Author: 0 Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

If you hit it into that rough it is very penal but look, we know that. Commenting on the course layout on what is widely regarded as the toughest test in golf , Kevin Na railed against the fescue all around the course. Two-time major victor Jordan Spieth was also surprised to hear about the rough being cut down, adding: "I've hit it in the fescue multiple times over the last few days".

Author: 0 Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph

Sidney Crosby was named the Conn Smythe victor for the second straight year, the first player to do so since Mario Lemieux in 1991-92. The last franchise to go back-to-back was the Detroit Red Wings , whose ridiculously talented Steve Yzerman-led teams won in 1997 and 1998.

Sports Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland
Author: 0 Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland

England captain Harry Kane was proud of his side's reaction to Scotland's quickfire double in Saturday's 2-2 draw at Hampden Park. The Tottenham Hotspur striker described that as "the most special moment " of his global career, as he complemented captaining the worldwide side for the first time with that key late goal, and thereby showed exactly the type of leadership Gareth Southgate had asked for in the build-up.