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French Open 2016: Djokovic cruises past Thiem, to face Murray in final

A runner-up in Australia earlier in the year, Murray is bidding to become the first United Kingdom player since Bunny Austin in 1937 to secure a place in the final. Djokovic was just as untouchable in the second set despite playing for a fourth succe...

Logan Couture accuses Sidney Crosby of cheating on faceoffs

Crosby has won a insane amount of faceoffs in this series - 71 percent of them in Game 2 and 56 percent in Game 1 - but is that high number an indication of cheating? "He cheats", Couture said, explaining Crosby's offensive zone faceoff success.

Andy Murray bids to reach French Open semi-finals following rain delays

You know, there is a reason for this. Murray is in great shape, but so is Gasquet. In the 2 round, similarly, Murray had to come back from a 1 to 2 sets deficit against Frenchman Mathias Bourgue before sealing it in 5 sets as well. That loss would cl...

Radwanska suffers Paris meltdown in defeat by Pironkova

Rain ravaged the French Open for the second consecutive day on Tuesday and two high-seeded women's players sharply criticized tournament officials after their losses. "I don't think they really care what we think". "I just can not play in that cond...

Darren Bent reacts with shock to Jermain Defoe's England omission

England have named seven defenders with Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines the most notable omissions, but their Everton team mate John Stones has been included as have Tottenham pair, Kyle Walker and Danny Rose. "We have had good feedback from Ma...

Apple Has Ordered a Lot More 'iPhone 7' Handsets Than Expected

While some of the more "wild" speculation have been offloaded to the iPhone 7 Plus, or Pro, this latest batch of photos give the regular iPhone 7 something insane of its own. Rumors have been all over the map when it comes to the next iPhone's exte...

Rougned Odor: No regrets punching Jose Bautista

Toronto Blue Jays Jose Bautista (19) gets hit by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (12) after Bautista slid into second in the eighth inning of a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, Sunday May 15, 2016. "I thought it was pre...

Shades Of 1990 For Van Gaal As United Face Palace Again

Much has been made of the parallels between Palace's 1990 final against United, which they lost 1-0 in a replay after a thrilling 3-3 draw that featured a show-stealing cameo from super-sub Ian Wright . Pardew etched his name in Palace folklore by n...

Willett, Warren lead Irish Open, McIlroy one shot back

The Irishman has 12 European Tour wins to his name but has struggled in recent years at his home Open, missing the cut for the last three seasons. "Once the tournament starts, I really don't have many other commitments". The Northern Irishman agree...

Orlando Magic hire Frank Vogel as next coach

His Indiana teams gave LeBron James' Miami Heat all it could handle in both the 2012 and 2013 playoffs, taking the eventual champs to seven games in the Eastern Conference finals just three years ago. Bird wanted a new voice with a more up-tempo of...

Motivated Spieth back home at Nelson, his 1st PGA Tour event

The following year, once again playing on a sponsor's exemption, he finished in a tie for 32nd. Last year, Bowditch was a captain's pick by Nick Price for the Internationals' unsuccessful Presidents Cup campaign in South Korea and teed it up in Cal...

Manchester United legend tells club to sign striker: He's like Cantona!

Manchester United have jumped back into the fray for the talented front man with a one year contract offer. United are so far the only club to have made an offer to Ibrahimovic, despite continuous stories over interest from the likes of Chelsea, We...

Backcourt guides Raptors to series lead

The Heat don't know if they'll have Luol Deng back for Game 6. Toronto scored the first nine points of the game, swarming Miami defensively and getting out on the break. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Deng will have an MRI when the Heat return...

Curry named MVP for second straight year

The Warriors move on to face either the Oklahoma City Thunder or the San Antonio Spurs. The Trail Blazers ultimately dropped Game 5, 125-121, and the series to Golden State, but following the final horn, there was near unanimity on both sides that ...

Tennessee girl missing for a week found safe

Gary Simpson, Carlie's uncle by marriage, is accused of picking her up from school last Wednesday under false pretenses. The TBI said Simpson is not an experienced criminal and could be low on money. 'When we say a child is in danger, we absolute...

Young girl finds gun under pillow in Detroit, kills self

WDIV-TV, Channel 4 News spoke to relatives who identified the girl as Mariah Davis. The girl was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead on arrival, Detroit police spokeswoman Shanelle Williams said. The other two children were not injure...

'Maturing' Bale seeks more Champions League glory

I hope he continues because in time I think he will be one of the best coaches. "I had been out for 15 days, but I played today". Zidane admitted he could bask in some of the glory for Real's resurgence of 19 wins in his 24 games in charge, but...

Murray beats Berdych to reach Madrid Open semifinals

He will now face either Joao Sousa or Nadal, who overcame Murray in three sets in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters last month. The victor of the 0ther semi-final between Kei Nishikori and World 1, Novak Djokovic will decide the other fina...

Browns trade down, select Baylor receiver Coleman at No. 15

As you would expect, Ogbah doesn't come without red flags. Thin through legs and needs more mass across his frame for improved base and play strength . Sashi Brown believes that after Cleveland's 2016 NFL Draft, it will be the Browns that have the ...

Warriors whip Portland at home in opener of West semifinals

The Heat has good cause to celebrate after winning tough-fought series: Dwyane Wade had too much on his mind Sunday to worry about whatever had been trickling down his face. The Pacer can go home and begin to re-think their off season strategy for re...

NFL Draft: San Diego Chargers draft Joshua Perry

The 20-year-old doesn't quite have the feet of Laremy Tunsil but scouts say he is more physical than either the former Ole Miss star or Notre Dame standout Ronnie Stanley. Five Buckeyes were selected in the first round. The Buckeyes got things rol...

Predators edge Ducks in Game 7

The same deployment is likely against San Jose , and it was effective during the regular season. The Sharks are no different and I think it's good that the Preds got a big taste of that with Anaheim. Paul Gaustad , known as the bruiser on the tea...

DeRozan has 30 points, Raptors beat Pacers 89-84 in Game 7

Late Sunday night, after the Toronto Raptors had somehow survived the mad fever dream that was Game 7 against the Indiana Pacers , a victory in which the home side really did surrender nearly all of a 16-point fourth-quarter lead and had fans shar...

Claudio Ranieri not getting carried away as Leicester close in on title

However, former Sky Sports presenter Keys is expecting to see United lose to the Foxes and Leicester secure a dramatic title triumph. "But it is important to finish the story as well as the American movies - always the happy ending".

White Sox blank Blue Jays for sixth win in a row

Stephen Piscotty had four hits and two RBIs and Matt Carpenter and Matt Holliday had two RBIs apiece to help Wainwright (1-3) to his first victory since April 29, 2015. Former Blue Jays catcher Dioner Navarro was a thorn in the side of Jays pit...

Rays beat Blue Jays 4-3 on Casali's walkoff hit

That game also ended with a 4-3 final. Kevin Kiermaier followed with a double before Casali's hit, the first walkoff hit of his career. We've been pitched tough, and we haven't swung the bat like we're capable of. Archer had trouble finding the stri...

Lewis Hamilton escapes grid drop after parts flown in

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, the four-time champion, set the second fastest time, but will start from seventh after serving a five-place grid penalty for a gearbox change. It looked like he might have a hard time working his way through to the front, ...

Toronto Maple Leafs win draft lottery, get first overall pick

Shanahan's pockets were jammed with lucky charms. But Saturday night was a start. It was not just the Leafs who were rewarded for their ineptitude. He would presumably fill Toronto's long-term No. "This is not going to be a saviour", he said. Tha...

Delhi Daredevils set massive 187 runs target for Kolkata Knight Riders

When asked whether Pollard is underrated when compared to Chris Gayle or AB De Villiers, Lynn opined, "The difference is they (Gayle, de Villiers) bat at the top of the order and set the platform". But Sam lived up to the billing, celebrating his IPL...

Neuvirth magnificent against Capitals as Flyers force Game 6

Sidney Crosby. Despite a hardy effort in extending this rather one-sided series to six games, they know that happened only because Michal Neuvirth played the last three games of the series in brilliant fashion. Philadelphia will have their w...

Blazers close out Clippers in Game 6

There are rumours swirling around a blockbuster Clippers-Cavaliers trade, which would see Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving exchange cities, conferences and PG positions. Plumlee got an offensive rebound with the game tied at 103 and was fouled. It was a...

Cruz makes VP pick as GOP race takes another unusual turn

Ted Cruz, whose campaign announced an alliance with that of John Kasich's earlier this week, on Thursday denied to reporters that such an alliance existed. Put a business outsider on his ticket. "Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are virtually...

Herrera: We don't want Leicester to win title at OT

On Sunday , the Foxes of Leicester City could capture their first Premier League title in their 132-year history - with early bets at 5,000-1 odds. Louis van Gaal's side are five points behind fourth-placed Arsenal and third-placed Manchester C...

Celtic manager Deila to leave at end of season

Anyone who is offered the job should grasp it. "It has been a tough six months", reflected Deila. "It's a great comfort on the sideline - you might get beaten but you know that they'll have a go". A great football club with unbelievable support and...

Idaho will leave FBS, join Big Sky Conference for 2018

Footballscoop and the Idaho Statesman reported the Vandals will return to the Big Sky, where they played from 1963 to '95. They most recently were a member of the Sun Belt Conference, but the league announced March 1 that it would not renew ...

Barnes named Ireland's flag bearer

It is for the second time that the Spanish maestro has been given the honour. "I could not be more excited about the next 100 days". "His commitment to the cause of Irish boxing and Irish sport makes him a role model for aspiring young athletes i...

IPL SRH vs RPS: Dhoni's Supergiants need 119 off 120 balls

It soon picked up and more covers were brought on, but it was followed by wind that blew the clouds away. The players are off the field before a ball could be bowled because of rain. Though du Plessis was dismissed at the start of the tenth over an...

Cavs hold off Pistons 101-91, take 3-0 lead in series

Detroit is 111-50 all time in the postseason home games. The Cavaliers now lead 3-0. It didn't stop Smith from drilling a huge three on the floor however. The victor of this series will play the victor of the Boston Celtics vs. Atlanta Hawks seri...

Guardiola will leave great legacy behind at Bayern - Alonso

Pep Guardiola accepts his three-year spell as Bayern Munich coach will be judged on whether his team can win the Champions League before he leaves this summer. Bayern are bidding to win the treble and will be confirmed as the first team to win a four...

Warriors face more uncertainty with Curry entering Game 5

Green said he is "highly" anxious about Curry's injury, per Amick, and the superstar guard slowly left the arena on Sunday with a noticeable limp and tape on his knee. "I hope to see you play for many more years to come and I wish you all the su...

Dana White: Conor McGregor is not fighting at UFC 200

There is likely to be much more said about this entire matter before McGregor and Diaz go at it again at UFC 200 , particularly when the Dubliner faces the media in NY in the build up to the rematch. As the head coach put it, McGregor has already ...

Rafael Benitez has given Newcastle hope - Alan Shearer

The Chilean also had his say on the race for Champions League qualification, with fifth-placed Manchester United able to close to within two points of City with a win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday. The early optimism created by the hosts' promisin...

Wild are on a 'good path' heading into GM 6 — Nino Niederreiter

Dallas has goals from 10 different players and multiple goals from 4, showing that they are still the offensive juggernaut they were in the regular season. Both have upper-body injuries. Ales Hemsky took a maintenance day Saturday. There was a virtu...

Kohli fined Rs. 12 lakh for slow over rate

AB looked in scintillating form as he smoked M Ashwin for two 6's off the 10th over. And then came Shane Watson, who in his previous over had conceded 15, but he managed to to deliver just when it mattered. Steve Smith and Ajinkya Rahane are not th...

Curry says he'll be very surprised if he doesn't play Game 4

All indications are Stephen Curry will be in the Warriors lineup for Game 4 against the Rockets on Sunday afternoon. Asked why the bench was so calm after Harden's shot, Howard said the players were thinking, "Don't let them get a shot off.

Seguin returns for Stars in Game 2 vs. Wild with Haula back

We've got to find a 5-on-5 one. Saturday night in Dallas , the Dallas Stars took on the Minnesota Wild in Game 2 of their Central Division semifinal series. Jason Spezza was very good down the stretch for the Stars , while Patrick Sharp is bat...

Obama's royal holiday: Lunch with queen, dinner with princes

The crowd, which ranged from children to the elderly, were treated to a second performance by Bell Canto choir which included a particularly moving rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" which saw many of those assembled break into song and sing a...

Michael Jordan says Tiger Woods "wishes he could retire"

Leave your thoughts in the "Comments" section below. Since losing his father, Woods has burned with every single one of these"; and idealizing Woods's parenting-"The best of Earl lives in the actions of his son; in fatherhood, Tiger has equaled and...

How Lionel Messi reached his 500-goal milestone for Barcelona and Argentina

Their chemistry before the rot set in was evident, with Luis Enrique joking in February that all he had to do was say "Abracadabra" to get them to work their magic. "The team was very upset last night, especially because of the way they lost", said F...

Luongo bounces back, Panthers top Isles 3-1 to even series

In Florida, the Panthers pulled one back to tie the series as they head to NY against the Islanders . So did the Florida Panthers. Reilly Smith got the scoring going for the Panthers in the 1st period with his 3rd goal of the series and Nick Bju...

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Celtic 'would have had a chance' with Messi

The Scottish Sun and the Daily Mail both reported that Celtic executives are rolling out the red carpet for the 26-year-old, with manager Brendan Rodgers hoping to sign him in ...

Obama says he and Trump had 'excellent conversation'

After taking office, Trump will enjoy Republican majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress that could help him implement his legislative agenda and scrap or roll back Obama ...

Jury Deliberations Enter 4th Day in Hot-Car Death Trial

The hot auto death resulted in the court verdict handed down on Monday. Some of the charges were malice murder, cruelty to children, and criminal attempt to commit a felony. Harri...

COLLEGE SOCCER: SIUE to face Michigan State in playoffs' first round

Kentucky will play the victor of the Tulsa v Creighton match, which will be played in Omaha, Nebraska on Thursday. The Jumbos were NCAA Division III national champions in 2014, th...

Kendrys Morales to Blue Jays

He was not tendered a qualifying offer by the team, meaning the Blue Jays will not give up any draft pick compensation as a result of the signing. While Bautista might like to st...

Richard Sherman fined for hit on Bills kicker Dan Carpenter

ProFootballTalk.com is reporting Thursday morning that Seahawks cornerback Sherman will be fined "in the neighborhood of $9,000" for running into Carpenter on a play when he had ...

Seattle, Arizona players not sure how to react after 6-6 tie

These two will do battle once more in Seattle on Christmas Eve in week 16. "I'll talk to the league and I'm sure we'll get some kind explanation that's all bull-- like normal...

Stevens fined $500 for skipping race after win

Beholder, who also won the 2012 Juvenile Fillies and 2013 Distaff, is expected to retire with nearly $4.7 million in earnings. The fractions were a little slower than I thought ...

CFP Rankings: Texas A&M; 4th behind 'Bama, Clemson, Michigan

Even if they are, the order may change. That will become less important as we move forward, and wins over top-25 teams should become more important. An undefeated record doesn't ...

Louisville looking for 4th straight win over Boston College

Jackson compounded the humiliation when he faked handoff and went 53 yards through the middle of the BC defense for his third of the game and 19th on the season. But, Louisville ke...

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Harry Caray's grandson on the Cubs' World Series win

Harry Caray's grandson on the Cubs' World Series win

On Wednesday the Cubs will play a game to clinch a World Series title for just the fourth time in team history. Five baseball seasons ago, Kyle Hendricks was playing his fi...

Bulls rout Nets in road opener, improve to 3-0

Bulls rout Nets in road opener, improve to 3-0

During the offseason, the Bulls traded away hometown hero and former MVP Point Guard Derrick Rose , and said goodbye to 2014 free agent signee, Power Forward Pau Gasol. However, B...

Leafs beat Oilers in OT; Matthews, McDavid held scoreless

Leafs beat Oilers in OT; Matthews, McDavid held scoreless

His line also managed to hold McDavid off the scoreboard. Kadri won it on the first shift of overtime , eluding McDavid's pursuit before beating Cam Talbot. "Good for him. The r...

Higuain scores, misses easy chance as Juve held 1-1 by Lyon

Higuain scores, misses easy chance as Juve held 1-1 by Lyon

Real Madrid can clinch their place in the Knockout Stage with a win in Warsaw on Wednesday. Madrid now sit joint top of Group F - level on seven points with Borussia Dortmund...

Ranieri on shortlist for Federation Internationale de Football Association coach award

Ranieri on shortlist for Federation Internationale de Football Association coach award

Five British-based managers, including Chris Coleman , have today been named on the shortlist to win the Federation Internationale de Football Association coach of the year award...