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Sports Surprise! Ostapenko latest out-of-nowhere Slam finalist
Author: 0 Surprise! Ostapenko latest out-of-nowhere Slam finalist

Ostapenko , who is the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final since Mima Jausovec lost to Chris Evert in 1983, will not be changing her style against the 2014 runner-up Halep. "I m really happy to be in the final, especially on my birthday". "I was just trying to be calm and ... play my game", Ostapenko said, "and just enjoy every moment".

Author: 0 French favourite Kiki dumped at Roland Garros

Ostapenko came into this tournament with nearly zero grand slam success , but the 19-year-old has beaten three straight top-50 players and is fresh off a match in which she hit 46 winners. Caroline Wozniacki managed just six winners in her three-set defeat to Jelena Ostapenko . Both women's quarterfinals were interrupted twice because of showers; the first delay lasted more than 3 hours, the second about a half-hour.

Author: 0 2016 champ Muguruza upset by Mladenovic in Paris

One of the earlier ones ended at 9-7, the other at 8-6. And Mladenovic fed off that backing, delivering her first love hold of the match in her next service game before making one last break to clinch a victory that sent her supporters wild.

Sports Victor Lindelof to join Manchester United after deal agreed with Benfica
Author: 0 Victor Lindelof to join Manchester United after deal agreed with Benfica

United signed Rio Ferdinand for £29.3 million in 2002 and the English defender remained the club's most expensive defender until Jose Mourinho signed Ivorian Eric Bailly in 2016 for a sum of £30 million. A medical is also being planned for him this week, with Mourinho bolstering his squad quickly ahead of next season. The Benfica ace is likely to be the first of many new faces at Old Trafford this summer, but it's an important addition as far as Mourinho is concerned as he continues to ...

Author: 0 Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice

Once the gunman was down, Mr Flake ran to Mr Scalise and tended to him. We are still waiting for additional details, but my dear friend and colleague, Congressman Steve Scalise , members of his U.S. Democratic members of Congress, some of whom also had baseball practice on Wednesday, held a group prayer for their colleagues. Mr Brooks told CNN: "You're pretty helpless.

Author: 0 Nashville reveals details for Stanley Cup watch parties

The NHL has not had a sweep in the Cup final since 1998, and this series will mark the ninth time in the last 10 years the league's ultimate showdown will go at least six games. Bryan Rust scored 6:43 into the first period, beating Pekka Rinne on a backhander while driving toward the net. Chris Kunitz caught up to it and fed it to Rust who was wide open in the slot.

Author: 0 7 talking points thrown up by the Premier League fixture list

Premier League fixtures for the 2017-18 season are out and as decided they got announced on Wednesday, June 14. The opening weekend is supposed to be an easy one for Manchester City and Chelsea , the bookies' favourites for the top two, while it could be a very demoralising start for their opponents Brighton and Burnley .

Author: 0 Murray sees off Del Potro

Murray next faces the victor of the match between American John Isner and Russian Karen Khachanov which will be played at a later time. Kevin Anderson matched his best run at Roland Garros by reaching the last 16 on Saturday with a five-set win over Britain's Kyle Edmund.

Author: 0 Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors with Finals win

On Monday night, the Warriors won the NBA Finals with a 129-120 win against the Cavaliers , but it was Kevin Durant's mother, Wanda Durant , who stole the show in the celebrations afterward. When it was over, James went straight to congratulate Durant , who got revenge for losing the title with Oklahoma City to James' Miami Heat five years ago.

Author: 0 #CT17 Yadav takes three in India romp over Pakistan

Virat Kohli too played an excellent supporting role for Yuvraj and Rohit while taking his time to get going. Although the openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan had a slow start, they put on an assured 136-run stand before the latter was dismissed for 68.

Sports Injury ends Hogg's Lions tour
Author: 0 Injury ends Hogg's Lions tour

It is suspected that Hogg has fractured his left cheekbone and he will soon return to Scotland to receive treatment and begin his rehab. Warren Gatland , the Lions head coach, revealed four specialists were consulted before Hogg was ruled out of the rest of the tour.

Sports Jeremy Maclin: 'It felt right' to sign with Ravens over Bills
Author: 0 Jeremy Maclin: 'It felt right' to sign with Ravens over Bills

Bisciotti emphasized during a conference call with season ticket holders that the team's emphasis has shifted from wide receiver to offensive line, according to The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec . The Ravens quickly joined the Maclin free-agency sweepstakes, hosting Maclin for two days after he had spent two days in Buffalo. Maclin is one of the better picks in the receiving area with a career-best of 70.2 percent catching percentage in the last full season he played.

Sports Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title

And given how easily he won this tournament, it seems conceivable that if he stays relatively healthy he could threaten Federer's record 18 Grand Slam titles over the next few years. Earlier, American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and the Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova claimed their third consecutive grand slam doubles title with a 6-2 6-1 victory over Australian duo Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua.

Sports GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs, Report Finds
Author: 0 GOP Health Care Law Could Cost Nearly 1 Million Jobs, Report Finds

Replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was a centerpiece of the GOP's 2016 election platform. They could charge what they wanted, and not tell consumers what they would pay for care until after the care was given. The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that the AHCA would reduce federal Medicaid spending by $834 billion from 2017 to 2026 and shrink enrollment in the program by 14 million people by 2026, compared with projections under current law.

Author: 0 Fire burning in Bacsinszky at Roland Garros

It was only a temporary reprieve for the Russian, though, and Wozniacki reasserted her control, pummelling a two-fisted backhand down the line to win the match, before firing a ball into the upper tier of the stands. That risky approach paid dividends as she hit a crosscourt forehand victor then a backhand down the line to break for 5-2 in the decider. The pair eventually won their quarter-final matches after torrential rain interrupted the first two women's last-eight ties in Paris .

Author: 0 Blues unchanged for second Origin clash

Queensland , which has won 10 of the last 11 series, on Monday made seven changes to the Maroons squad which lost 28-4 in Brisbane last month, with four veteran forwards dropped to make way for the likes of rookies Coen Hess , Jarrod Wallace and Tim Glasby .

Sports Rep. King on Scalise Shooting: There Are 'Psychotic People' on Both Sides
Author: 0 Rep. King on Scalise Shooting: There Are 'Psychotic People' on Both Sides

In all, five people were taken to hospital, including the suspect, Alexandria police said. Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, appeared to have been shot in the hip , Rep. She said the officer had gotten out of a parked auto, drawn a handgun and shouted something to the gunman, who then fired. "The congressional baseball game is going on tomorrow, as well it should", McSally said as her news received a standing ovation on the House floor.

Author: 0 Children tossed out of windows in London high-rise blaze

Local shopkeepers wheeled shopping carts full of supplies towards pop-up donation centers, stopping along the way to hand out fruit and water to police and firefighters battling the blaze, which has left at least 12 people dead. "Crews wearing breathing apparatus and extended duration breathing apparatus have been working in extremely challenging and hard conditions to rescue people and bring this major fire under control", Cotton said.

Sports Pakistan will try live up to expectations against India
Author: 0 Pakistan will try live up to expectations against India

That it is played by the best one-day teams in the world means far fewer lopsided contests and with the qualification process introduced in 2009 it offers something that is far too often lacking in worldwide cricket: context. Group A: England , Australia , New Zealand , Bangladesh . Especially he had a confident that his main man Stokes would also be able to bowl in the opening match of ICC Champions Trophy .

Author: 0 Diego Costa willing to suffer for Atletico Madrid return

But Costa appears undeterred and seems open to moving elsewhere for six months to facilitate a switch back to Spain . If they sell me, I will look for the best choice. In spite of his success however, a fraught relationship with his manager and backlog of misdemeanours on and off the pitch appear to have led to Conte washing his hands of the striker.

Author: 0 Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

However, it appears the problem has been solved. Each team has to expose one goaltender to the Vegas Golden Knights, with the Penguins electing to protect the 23-year-old Matt Murray . Fleury's legacy in Pittsburgh is a great one. Fleury joined the Penguins as the first overall draft pick of the 2003 National Hockey League draft and owns a career 375-216-2-66 record with the team.

Author: 0 Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case

Fraternity members did not call 911 until the morning of February 3, about 12 hours after Piazza's fall, according to a report on the grand. Eighteen students have been charged with a variety of offenses, from involuntary manslaughter to alcohol-related offenses - more than 1,000 counts in all.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors take NBA title

As we see each year, the team that wins the National Basketball Association finals always sees an uptick in its merchandise sold. After the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association finals, the Cavaliers had a lot of emotions to process.

Author: 0 US Open jungle is par for the course - McIlroy

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Author: 0 Upul Tharanga suspended for two matches after four-hour innings

However, the Proteas whitewashed Sri Lanka 5-0 in a home ODI series previous year and have been the better team based on recent form. The prolific Amla compiled 103 from 115 balls - bringing up his 25th one-day worldwide century in fewer innings than any batsman in history - and shared 145 with Faf du Plessis (75) as the Proteas posted 299-6 after being inserted on Saturday.

Author: 0 Unpredictable Pakistan striving for consistency against England

Pakistan beat England by four wickets in the only completed ODI to have taken place between these nations in Cardiff (September 2016). On the other hand, Pakistan have played as per their unpredictable tag. "After the India match, we just motivated the guys", he said. Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan and Mohammad Amir have together taken 14 of Pakistan's 20 wickets so far, and each of them has an economy-rate of less than five in the tournament.

Author: 0 Attorney General Sessions Denies Secret Meeting With Russia Envoy

However, I thought he presented two main problems for himself. Harris tried to shorten Sessions' lengthy and seemingly unclear answers to her questions, which resulted in him bristling and issuing strong words. There may never be any hard evidence that any high-level Trump campaign or administration officials, wittingly or unwittingly, colluded with the Russians.

Author: 0 Chelsea to host Burnley in EPL opener

Brighton host Manchester City while the other Premier League newcomers, Huddersfield, open at Crystal Palace. Tottenham have made Wembley their base while their new stadium is being built, and will entertain Chelsea in the second round of fixtures .

Author: 0 Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

He was a member of many anti-Republican groups on Facebook and had raged against President Donald Trump on social media and idolised Bernie Sanders . Wenstrup said the shooter was "well equipped" and had "lots of ammunition". Two capitol police officers were wounded in the shooting, authorities said.

Author: 0 Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

Durant - who swapped the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors in search of an elusive title - scored 39 points on 14 of 20 shooting with seven rebounds and five assists. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert are each making more than $10 million dollars per season. Cleveland's inability to give the Warriors much of a fight has already sparked talk that James , who left the team in 2010 for Miami before returning four years later, could consider another move during 2018 free agency.

Sports Myles Garrett limps off field with apparent foot injury at Browns minicamp
Author: 0 Myles Garrett limps off field with apparent foot injury at Browns minicamp

Garrett was able to walk off the field under his own power and walk into the fieldhouse, albeit with a limp, after the sirens signaling there was lightning in the area sent everyone indoors. The Browns signed Garrett to a four-year, $30.4 million contract. "I'll know more when we go in ", Jackson said. "Guys are flying around, and I'll go watch the tape to see where we are after today".

Sports EC issues notification for Prez election
Author: 0 EC issues notification for Prez election

The new President is set to assume office the following day. Currently, there are 13 vacancies in the Electoral College. The value of each vote of an MP is 708 but this differs for MLAs from state to state. The Congress and Lalu Prasad's RJD are also likely to pitch for an opposition candidate. "No finalisation of name is possible", he said adding the sub group of the opposition parties will meet in the next few days and discuss in detail by when the government would have also ...

Author: 0 Biggest LeBron disappointment is not winning title for teammates Korver, Williamses

You can talk about whatever happens on the outside, but inside those lines, I come to bring it every day", Durant said. An advice for The Game: He may want to be careful next time he's in Cleveland! That stung ever since, and even Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City .

Author: 0 Warriors lift themselves to lift the title

The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback previous year. " You've got to call Kevin Durant a champion now", Warriors guard and two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry said. And when your support is averaging nearly 28 points a night, you know you're going to be in pretty good shape. "I left everything on the floor every game, all five games", he said.