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Sports Nadal wins 10th French Open title
Author: 0 Nadal wins 10th French Open title

Nadal did not drop a set and conceded just 35 games throughout the seven matches, a record only bettered by Bjorn Borg in 1978. Wawrinka arrived in Paris fresh off winning a clay court title in Geneva and knocked out world number one Andy Murray in a five-set thriller in the semi-finals.

Sports Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final
Author: 0 Amir fit and plays in Champions Trophy final

They lost the second match against Sri Lanka and outclassed South Africa to book semi-final berth. "I would also want the cricketing world and the ICC to keep a close eye on the significance of an Indo-Pak cricket match of this magnitude and what it means to the fans of the game all around", he wrote.

Author: 0 Chelsea striker Diego Costa: I could still join Atletico Madrid

Diego Costa has "many offers" to consider after being informed by Antonio Conte that he is free to leave Chelsea , says the striker's brother. The Spain global wants to return to Atletico Madrid but the Spanish giants will only be able to sign new players in January.

Sports The Golden State Warriors Will Skip Trump White House Visit
Author: 0 The Golden State Warriors Will Skip Trump White House Visit

Star player Steph Curry , who has an endorsement deal with Under Armour, has been critical of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's support of President Trump. "So we'll handle that accordingly and responsibly". The championship was the first of forward Kevin Durant's career, and the National Basketball Association finals MVP took in the moment.

Sports Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Durant's mother after Warriors win title
Author: 0 Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Durant's mother after Warriors win title

Five years ago, Durant was playing his first National Basketball Association finals, and he didn't manage to win the ring with Oklahoma. Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant a year ago. "It's encouraging. Quite encouraging", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said . The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback past year.

Sports Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals
Author: 0 Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

Eighth-seeded Japanese Nishikori reached his seventh grand slam quarter-final with a 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0 win over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco . Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-1, 6-1 and Garcia defeated fellow compatriot Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-4 in an all-French affair again on Philippe-Chatrier. She only needed one, winning with a crosscourt forehand victor.

Sports And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors
Author: 0 And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors

Two years in a row, James' Cavaliers have fallen into a big hole in the NBA Finals against the Warriors. As a longtime Warriors fan and a California native, I know how much the Warriors Community Foundation and the players do to support education and youth development especially in local public schools that need it most.

Author: 0 Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland

The Three Lions looked set for a humiliating defeat after Leigh Griffiths scored a brace of free-kicks in the dying minutes of normal time. The drama was not finished, though, as Kane - wearing the armband in place of the absent Wayne Rooney - met Raheem Sterling's swinging cross to silence the home fans.

Author: 0 Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England

Julian Brandt made it six 18 minutes from time before Wagner completed his hat-trick in the 85th as Germany continued its flawless start to qualifying, a feat matched only by the Swiss in Group B. To score that goal... it has been a while since I scored a goal for England . They dug deep and found a goal out of nothing, really, so that's what it's about.

Sports Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open
Author: 0 Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

The American's phenomenal display earned a record that had belonged to Johnny Miller ever since the latter compiled an eight-under final round to win at Oakmont in 1973. "I've got to keep the confidence going, keep the momentum and see if we can have a good weekend and have a chance on Sunday". "That was the big key for me".

Sports AC Milan rage as top keeper Donnarumma eyes exit
Author: 0 AC Milan rage as top keeper Donnarumma eyes exit

Donnarumma is viewed by many as Gianluigi Buffon's successor in the Italy national team and with Buffon set to retire after the World Cup, Juve have credited with an interest in signing the youngster to replace the 39-year-old at club level too.

Author: 0 Casey looks to reel in Fowler

Danny Willett has withdrawn from the U.S. Open with a back injury. The most impressive shot of his round was a insane sideways birdie putt from the fringe on the par-4 No. Five players are at 5 under - Si Woo Kim (70), Xander Schauffele (73), amateur Cameron Champ (69), Brandt Snedeker (69) and Hideki Matsuyama , who tied for the low round of the day with a 7-under-par 65.

Author: 0 Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House

But going from Russell Westbrook 's running mate in Oklahoma City to world champion with Golden State capped off an interesting season for Durant. Green said James had started the super team concept. The Warriors won in 2015, but then blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals past year and lost the title to the Cavaliers after posting the best regular-season record in National Basketball Association history.

Sports Stage set for wide open run at US Open title
Author: 0 Stage set for wide open run at US Open title

Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain. Jordan Spieth (71) snuck just inside the cut-line at even-par, while playing partner and defending US Open champion Dustin Johnson (73) missed the cut at four-over. I felt really comfortable and I was enjoying being out there. I mean, if I can make four birdies around here, you know, that'd be pretty good. "If we get rain tomorrow and it gets wet and it plays soft, this place is going to get soft and you're going to have to be aggressive and ...

Sports Danny Ainge: Celtics want visits with Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson
Author: 0 Danny Ainge: Celtics want visits with Lonzo Ball and Josh Jackson

Like I said, a dream I always had. Activities apparently began picking up Friday, which tends to happen as the draft gets close and the uncertainty grows. A young trio of Ben Simmons , Joel Embiid and Fultz would be among the best in the league, and certainly the most intriguing to watch as they all enter the league at the same time.

Author: 0 Louis Oosthuizen makes a little noise at US Open

In its stead, red moved in and bled all over the leader board, such that 60 players played in par or better and 44, including amateurs, broke par, including, of course, Casey . Brian Harman leads the US Open with one round to play at Erin Hills. Fowler pitched the ball to about 18 feet, then missed the next putt on his way to a bogey.

Author: 0 US Open: How the Irish have fared on Day 2

This year's U.S. Open, though, is taking that to another level. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day also left Erin Hills earlier than anyone expected. But the world's top three missed the cut - the first time that has happened at a major since the rankings began in 1986.

Author: 0 Schauffele finally makes a bogey at US Open

That appeared to prompt 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington to write on Twitter that "Rory is so bored playiing golf...without Tiger [Woods] the threshold is prolly 4 majors with 100mill in bank". On typical U.S. Open greens, that would have run off the back of the green. Nothing felt good to Reed about the 75 he shot Friday, sending him for an immediate post-round session on the practice range.

Sports Trump knows he is
Author: 0 Trump knows he is "being investigated for firing the FBI Director"

There is a lot that is happening right now in the White House and Trump is reportedly yelling at TV sets as he is not happy with the Russian Federation probe. Rosenstein is a career federal prosecutor who took over the Russian Federation investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself .

Author: 0 Casey rides rollercoaster up US Open leaderboard

Holmes (69). It was the first time since the rankings system was launched in April 1989 that the world's top three players have all failed to make the third round of a major. Asked if he would have been able to recover from such a mistake earlier in his career, Casey added: "In my good seasons, yes, but there have been times when I struggled, so probably not!" His problems deepened at the par-four 12th, when his second shot rolled off the back of the green.

Sports Alexis Sanchez sprains ankle, may miss Cameroon clash
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez sprains ankle, may miss Cameroon clash

Yet this loss was not a fair reflection of the team's strengths, with Broos having made significant changes to the line-up following a win over Morocco in 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers last Saturday. - Cameroon and Chile will meet for just the second time; they drew 1-1 in their only previous clash at the 1998 World Cup. For this first participation, analysts believe the team led by Juan Antonio Pizzi will try to play cunningly its chance and surprise the planet football.

Author: 0 Pakistan climb to seventh in ICC rankings

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has criticised his team for failing to adapt to the conditions following a shock loss to Pakistan in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy. As good as the Asian nation were, England were woeful with the bat as they chucked their wickets away, with eight catches and two run outs seeing them fall to an unremarkable 211.

Sports Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint
Author: 0 Waqar lashes out at England skipper Morgan for pitch complaint

Morgan is the only survivor in England's now much-admired white-ball team from the one Collingwood led to this country's only global trophy to date - at the ICC World Twenty20 in 2010. He was well supported by left-arm pacer Junaid Khan and Rumman Raees who both scalped two-two wickets and kept the pressure on the English batsmen.

Author: 0 New Man United signing sends warning to his team-mates

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reportedly has 25 names on his transfer wish list, with four of them being top targets for this window. 'It's a club with a lot charm, a very interesting option, ' he told CalcioMercato. "There is pressure everywhere", he said. Which players would you like to see at United? Meanwhile, Mohamed Salah could finalise his move to Liverpool by the end of the week after his agent arrived in England.

Sports Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood
Author: 0 Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood

They took the game on. What's the key behind batting in pressure games like these both as a batsman and a captain, "I feel after you reach a stage in a tournament like this you can't basically work on your techniques anymore with the ball or the bat?" It is nonetheless a battle of attrition, where one needs to hold the nerve till the very end.

Author: 0 Congressman's shooter went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. The risk is lower than when Scalise was brought in to the hospital, Sava noted, adding that he more confident and optimistic about the congressman's condition.

Author: 0 Four tied for lead in US Open

He said that his 16 years of experience is what allowed him to keep the wheels from falling off on the par-5 14th hole. Said Johnson , who was 3 over: "I really like this golf course, it sets up well for me". Open and will get the weekend off. Garcia, who waited almost two decades to notch his first major title at Augusta, would be halfway to a calendar-year Grand Slam should he prevail at Erin Hills .

Sports Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs
Author: 0 Fowler leads on day of subpars and sobs

Right behind was a trio of players that included Rickie Fowler , who went 28 holes before making his first bogey and then went three holes without making a par. McIlroy was never in the short grass from the 11th hole to the end on Thursday when he opened with a career-worst 78, and he didn't do almost enough in the second round until it was far too late.

Author: 0 No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open

As for scoring drama - well, this was one time he may have wished he didn't know where he stood. Masters champion Sergio Garcia , who shot a 1-under 71 Friday to get to 3 under, said, "I think the greens are getting US Open-like, but not as firm as they're going to get if we don't get any rain".

Sports ICC Champions Trophy: How Pakistan can tame India, the giant prize-master
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: How Pakistan can tame India, the giant prize-master

Political tensions between the countries mean there has not been a bilateral series for four-and-a-half years (three one-day matches in India , with Pakistan 2-1 winners). This Indian team is in sensational form, and as they so often do, are peaking at the right time. The same can perhaps be said in this case too - India will face Pakistan for the second time in a global event, rather an ICC event.

Author: 0 McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open

It was the second straight year McIlroy missed the cut at the U.S. Open. It was the lowest third-round score in Open history. But Thomas is no stranger to records. The putt ran past the hole and settled at the bottom of a collection area 70 feet away. He shot a 69 and was at 2-under 214. He just has to listen to the crowd.

Author: 0 Top three cut at Erin Hills in first for US Open

This is the first time in 25 years that the U.S. Open has played as a par 72. The cut-line for the top 60 players and fell at one-over. They were joined by Harman and Fleetwood, who each had a 70. McIlroy dismissed the notion of being rusty before the tournament, but conceded on his way out of Wisconsin that he hasn't played almost enough.

Author: 0 Patrick Reed sets early lead at US Open

Following a mini-meltdown on his front nine, where he dropped five shots in four holes, including an 8 on the par-five 14th, the Englishman bounced back with five birdies in a row. "I guess it's rare you get through a U.S. Open or any major without some kind of a hiccup". Just like that, Casey is 4 over for the day and now five shots out of the lead.

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard

Jason Day made two triple bogeys and closed with a birdie to avoid the indignity of shooting 80. "There are a lot of things I could have done better today, obviously", McIlroy said. Majority had to come from far back going into the weekend, and it was hard to put together two good rounds. "You always can take that fire from Ryder Cup and use it in other events", Reed said.

Sports Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard
Author: 0 Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

Johnson , ranked No. 1 in the world, missed the cut after a 1-over 73, which came a day after he shot 75. Among them all you won't find one victor of a major and only Fowler with star power. I think the more rounds I can play, I'm hopefully going to get rid of all that stuff and hopefully strip it down to what you saw the last six holes. Erin Hills was drenched by almost an inch of rain overnight, but players have still found scoring to be hard early on Saturday.

Author: 0 Penguins strike late to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

The Penguins feature two-time reigning Conn Smythe Trophy victor Sidney Crosby as well as superstar forward Evgeni Malkin , who led the recently completed postseason in points. Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with the Stanley Cup after defeating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville , Tenn.

Sports Potential No. 1 pick Fultz to work out with 76ers
Author: 0 Potential No. 1 pick Fultz to work out with 76ers

Josh Jackson? Those were some of the options debated at the number 3 spot in the draft but now, instead of trying to figure out who is the best player available, it seems the front office figured out an answer - Markelle Fultz . Sixers President Bryan Colangelo, Coach Brett Brown and vice president of player personnel Marc Eversley attended the private workout. He's the guy that Sam Hinkie would be targeting, if he were still a part of the Sixers organization.

Author: 0 McIlroy and Day get the weekend off

Brooks Koepka , Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Paul Casey were all at 7-under par through Friday's second round. The world number two, who earlier in the week suggested players unable to find the fairways should " pack their bags ", is now contemplating an early exit following a second-round 71.

Author: 0 Warriors celebrate NBA title with parade through Oakland

We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", reserve Andre Iguodala said . As for a possible White House visit for the new National Basketball Association champions, Kerr said the unsubstantiated Wednesday report saying the team unanimously voted following the game to decline an invitation from President Donald Trump was false.