• Alexander Zverev ends Grand Slam hoodoo against top-50 players
Alexander Zverev ends Grand Slam hoodoo against top-50 players

Dzumhur served for the match at 6-5 up in the fourth set but was broken to love and Zverev kept the match alive by winning the tie-break. I don't understand a word you're saying. "It was an incredible, high level match", added Zverev. Damir Dzumhur left a poor kid in serious pain in his loss to Alexander Zverev . "I was feeling fine physical...

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  • Intriguing storylines at French Open this year
Intriguing storylines at French Open this year

Ferrer, now World No. 41, was one set away from a routine win as he grabbed a 6-3, 6-3 lead, thanks to a lone break in the first set and three breaks in the second, where he conceded his serve once. Serena Williams , who dropped down the rankings after her pregnancy and is therefore unseeded, faces Czech Kristyna Pliskova first up and could face an...

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  • Former UCLA center Thomas Welsh works out for Los Angeles Lakers
Former UCLA center Thomas Welsh works out for Los Angeles Lakers

On one side of one court, Lonzo , the Balls' agent Harrison Gaines, and Lonzo's manager and good friend Darren Moore watched. This clip is the only thing he's basing his opinion on, as most of the sessions taking place at Lakers' training facility are sworn to secrecy.

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  • Cardinals' Alex Reyes back on DL after 1st game in 20 months
Cardinals' Alex Reyes back on DL after 1st game in 20 months

Girsch said the injury was more serious than Carlos Martinez's lat strain, and Martinez will miss close to a month with his. Reyes threw 73 pitches - 42 for strikes. Harrison Bader homered for the Cards who, dropped two-of-three in the series. A pair of pitchers were recalled from triple-A Memphis, including left-hander Austin Gomber and right-h...

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  • Ashleigh Barty shares disappointment for facing Serena Williams
Ashleigh Barty shares disappointment for facing Serena Williams

Not only did she win her first Grand Slam match against Czech Republic's Kristyna Pliskova in a 7-6, 6-4 first-round victory, but she did so as an unseeded player-she is now ranked 451st in the world-and was up against one of the highest ranking players in the French Open .

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  • Leon leads Red Sox past Blue Jays
Leon leads Red Sox past Blue Jays

Red Sox: Rick Porcello (6-2, 3.74) hopes to rebound from his worst start of the season when he gave up six runs over 3 2/3 innings against the Rays on Wednesday. Hector Velazquez provided similar risk of a meltdown the previous night, recording a lone out in the ninth in an 8-3 victory. "He's feeling good about himself, putting up good at-bats,...

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  • The Super Eagles Home Shirt Sold Out In London At N31,000 Each
The Super Eagles Home Shirt Sold Out In London At N31,000 Each

Much to the delight of football fans and those who know a spicy football shirt when they see one, the shirt, along with the rest of the attractive collection, has officially been released today. When the shirt was finally released, fans were snapped in London center queuing quite literally around the corner to grab their own jersey, with just two...

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  • Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test, today
Pakistan vs England, 2nd Test, today

Pakistan saw all their top four dismissed before lunch and early in the second session they lost three wickets for one run in 14 balls to be 79 for seven. This was a complete turnaround from the nine-wicket defeat in the first Test, where they were comprehensively outplayed. I don't think there is a cricket lover in this country who doesn't like...

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  • Tristan Thompson upset over 'bulls---' Shaun Livingston shot
Tristan Thompson upset over 'bulls---' Shaun Livingston shot

Before leaving the court upon his ejection, Thompson got into an altercation with Warriors forward Draymond Green , hitting him in the face with both his fist and the ball, and a skirmish ensued. Love just wanted to get the attention of referee Tony Brothers, who was at the scorer's table, trying to clear up the sort of confusion we often se...

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  • Leeds United sack manager Paul Heckingbottom after 16 games
Leeds United sack manager Paul Heckingbottom after 16 games

The latest to enter into the Leeds rumour mill is the iconic football manager Marcelo Bielsa . Kinnear added: "Our objective is to bring in a head coach with more experience who can help us reach the goals we have talked about since we became custodians of the club last summer".

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  • LeBron James talks Warriors-Cavs Round 4 matchup
LeBron James talks Warriors-Cavs Round 4 matchup

My mom has a bunch of them. Prior to Game 7 of the conference finals on Sunday, Love told ESPN that he would not miss Game 1 of the Finals should the Cavs advance, however, that decision is out of his hands as the Cavs' medical staff has to clear him, under the direction of league-approved standards for concussion recovery.

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  • Warriors return to Finals as Rockets go ice-cold in Game 7
Warriors return to Finals as Rockets go ice-cold in Game 7

Fueled by fueled-up Boston fans who must feel some sort of birthright to see their cherished team play in the Finals, the youthful Celtics again showed zero fear or hesitation on their parquet floor on Wednesday night during a 96-83 win in Game 5 that was never in any doubt.

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  • Maria Sharapova fires warning to French Open draw after surviving early scare
Maria Sharapova fires warning to French Open draw after surviving early scare

The Frenchman, still idolised in France years after being hailed as their next tennis hero, beat the Tunisian Malek Jaziri 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 in two hours and 26 minutes. Elsewhere, fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro defeated Julien Benneteau 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in a routine victory and sixth seed Kevin Anderson survived a second set scare to beat Pa...

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  • Stanford star Reid Travis reportedly likely transferring to Kentucky
Stanford star Reid Travis reportedly likely transferring to Kentucky

ESPN, citing multiple sources, said Kentucky is the favorite. A four-year player for Stanford, Travis declared for the NBA Draft without hiring an agent back in April. He was a two-time All-Pac-12 selection at Stanford and is 16th on the school's career scoring list with 1,427 points. The former 4-star prospect was the 36th-ranked player ...

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  • Was Bryan Colangelo's Wife Behind Anonymous Twitter Trolling Campaign?
Was Bryan Colangelo's Wife Behind Anonymous Twitter Trolling Campaign?

Per a report early Friday morning by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe , the Sixers are seriously considering dismissing their president of basketball operations as the probe has become increasingly focused on Colangelo's wife. The team announced it is investigating the matter, and Colangelo has denied he controlled the accounts. There...

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  • Travelling by auto from Barcelona to Paris: Marco Trungelliti's insane story
Travelling by auto from Barcelona to Paris: Marco Trungelliti's insane story

Trungelliti snapped Tomic's career-best seven-match clay-court winning streak with a spirited 6-4 5-7 6-4 6-4 victory that earned the world No.190 at least $90,000 - the biggest pay cheque of his career. 'She has no idea what tennis is, really. How he feels physically: 'Yeah, I guess I was okay'. Trungelliti showed no signs of fatigue, as he ...

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  • Golden State Warriors withstand LeBron James’ 51 points to win opener
Golden State Warriors withstand LeBron James’ 51 points to win opener

I looked over at 'Bron [LeBron James] and he looked like he was trying to call a timeout. I stepped in, took the contact. It's a huge play. Per Mauer, "The reason for the trigger [for review] is that we had doubt as to whether or not James was in the restricted area".

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  • Paul Ince with feisty views on THAT Raheem Sterling tattoo
Paul Ince with feisty views on THAT Raheem Sterling tattoo

Sterling was criticised for the tattoo before posting an explanation on social media, alluding to its "deeper meaning", and Brazil midfielder Fernandinho does not understand the negative scrutiny surrounding his team-mate but admires the way he copes with it.

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  • Eoin Morgan will be ready for England ODIs despite broken finger
Eoin Morgan will be ready for England ODIs despite broken finger

Eoin Morgan is relieved he will be ready to captain England in their upcoming one-day internationals against Scotland and Australia despite a broken finger. "This is an opportunity to play along with and against some of the leading players from the world over". Still only 19 years old, he has five first-class five-fors and a best match haul of...

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  • Who will replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager?
Who will replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager?

Quizzed by AS on whether those exploits could lead him to Madrid, Pochettino said: "I live in the present, there is nothing more important than that". Perez, who sat alongside Zidane on Thursday afternoon, said: "This was a totally unexpected decision, Zidane informed me of his choice yesterday". It ended well for me when I was a player and it's e...

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  • Thane Police Summons Arbaaz Khan for IPL betting Case
Thane Police Summons Arbaaz Khan for IPL betting Case

According to police sources one Sonu Jalan a bookie was arrested a few days earlier and also confiscated a diary from him which had names of all his clients. The names of a Bollywood celebrity, contractors and builders figured in the diary, police said. According to a report in Financial Express , Jalan had come to the court to meet an arreste...

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  • Gary Neville wants Gareth Bale at Manchester United
Gary Neville wants Gareth Bale at Manchester United

Former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez said it seemed like Real Madrid's opponents were under a "curse" as they claimed a third consecutive Champions League trophy. Ronaldo joined Madrid back in 2009 when the Spanish giants paid a then world record fee of €90 million to Manchester United for his services. Gareth Bale of Real Madrid cel...

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  • Everton news; Marco Silva managerial appointment confirmed
Everton news; Marco Silva managerial appointment confirmed

Coleman says that type of form is not acceptable for a club of Everton's stature and knows improvement is needed next season. "I'm sure with everybody working together I will be ready for this challenge". 'The club is changing its approach. "Everybody knows Everton's history". There was another parting shot at the Allardyce reign, with Brands s...

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  • LeBron James left in disbelief after stellar Game 1 performance
LeBron James left in disbelief after stellar Game 1 performance

Cavaliers point guard George Hill was fouled in the bonus, sending him to the free-throw line with his team down 107-106 with 4.7 seconds left. Hill tied the score by making his first free throw, but he missed the second attempt and Smith got the rebound.

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  • Donte DiVincenzo stays in NBA draft, will leave Villanova after title run
Donte DiVincenzo stays in NBA draft, will leave Villanova after title run

Wright and the Wildcats now wait for a decision from Omari Spellman , who entered the draft but did not sign with an agent . We are still awaiting a decision from Omari Spellman , and while losing DiVincenzo will hurt - there was a chance he could have been the preseason national player of the year - there are players that can fill his void.

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