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Author: 0 French Open Day 6: Djokovic escapes as Nadal dominates

Lipsky of the United States lost 6-7 (3), 2-6 to Spaniards D. Marrero and T. Robredo in an hour and 31 minutes in their second round match . As Schwartzman became less proficient and complained about issues in his right hip area - a trainer came out and gave him a massage during a changeover late in the final set - Djokovic became more assertive and more accurate.

Sports Real crowned kings of Europe, book Club World Cup place
Author: 0 Real crowned kings of Europe, book Club World Cup place

After producing sub-par displays in Real's 2014 and 2016 Champions League final wins against Atletico Madrid, this was a far more inspired showing from Ronaldo and he was quick to pay tribute to boss Zinedine Zidane for resting him nine times to keep him fresh for the run-in.

Sports Kohli, Kumble 'rift' shakes India
Author: 0 Kohli, Kumble 'rift' shakes India

So we'll see what the wicket is like and what we feel is going to match up well against the opposition. Questions are also being raised as to whether Kumble , an Indian cricketing legend, will be again taking part in the interview process despite his stupendous record, after what all has transpired in the past 72 hours.

Sports Angels star Trout sprains left thumb at Miami, leaves game
Author: 0 Angels star Trout sprains left thumb at Miami, leaves game

Trout jammed his thumb into second base sliding headfirst in the fifth inning. Trout stayed in the game for another inning before leaving to get X-rays, which were negative. He is 2-1 with a 2.21 ERA in four Triple-A starts this year. Trout had a chance to do some damage with two outs in the third inning. Darvish (5-3) gave up three runs and five hits in six innings.

Author: 0 'Young boy' Ronaldo still hungry for glory

The fast-paced first half of the match was even, and after pressure by Juventus , Real took the lead thanks to a goal by Cristiano Ronaldo in the 20th-minute. On this night, Isco proved to be an effective foil for Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema , and kept Juventus honest with his deft touch and stylish possession.

Sports Bahrain says Twitter account of its foreign minister hacked
Author: 0 Bahrain says Twitter account of its foreign minister hacked

On March 14, 2011, troops from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates were deployed to Bahrain to assist Manama in its crackdown. Photos of Bahraini victims as well as tweets about the Al Saud's crackdown on Shiite people in Saudi Arabia were posted to almost 400,000 followers of the Bahraini FM.

Sports Shabbona church's vacation Bible school set for next week
Author: 0 Shabbona church's vacation Bible school set for next week

The church is at 901 Veterans Drive. 287, invites all to join its Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. Guildfield Missionary Baptist Church , 8657 Franklin Turnpike, Dry Fork, will hold a Four Season Tea at 2 p.m. Oakland Baptist Church , 28348 Eley's Ford Road, Richardsville. For more information, call (706) 226-5987. The Table Church: Meets at the Hof Brau, corner of Grand Avenue and Table Mountain Boulevard: Worship with Pastor Jaymes Lackey, 10:45 a.m.

Author: 0 Leading contenders pull out of race for Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez

Contract negotiations were postponed earlier this year and both players have been linked with transfer rumours. The midfielder has already spoken out in the press to express his wishes to move clubs, with him having agreed a deal with his club last summer which would allow him to leave in the close-season.

Author: 0 J.R. Smith says Warriors have 'one guy who keeps kicking people'

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James answers questions after Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors Thursday , June 1, 2017, in Oakland, Calif . The Cavs watched film and vowed to get back to basics and the solid fundamentals that carried them this far, especially on the defensive end. "We have enough guys who can score on this team that if one guy can't get it going, we can go other places".

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors Game 2: Lineups and Preview 6/4/17

The 32-year-old playmaker has won a road game in 35 of 38 playoff series over his 12 National Basketball Association playoff campaigns, last failing to do so with Cleveland against Orlando in the 2009 Eastern Conference finals. “Theyre a good team, ” acting Warriors head coach Mike Brown said. "They're going to make tough shots, they're a talented team, they have two of the best scorers in the league, so you got to just keep pressing, sticking to the game plan, but focus what's in front of ...

Author: 0 Del Potro blows chance to knock Murray out of French Open

The first set was massive, and the Argentinian's despair was caused by him knowing it was a long way back in the prevailing cool and heavy conditions. Anderson twice recovered from a set down to advance 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (7/4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in just under four hours in a duel between two players born in Johannesburg.

Author: 0 Kohli says India united ahead of Pakistan clash

The hosts remain favourites to win the Champions Trophy on home soil after kicking off their campaign with a strong win over Bangladesh but there are still areas for concern. But neither side gave the impression of leaning into the rivalry and amping up the emotion. "We can't take our foot off the pedal in any game, and we can't think, "ah, it's India , we have to just lift ourselves", because that would be very unprofessional".

Sports Pens win like team possessed
Author: 0 Pens win like team possessed

Subban sure isn't letting it show. His two goals, the Penguins early equalizer and eventual game victor, now have him sitting at 19 points this postseason, the most by any American rookie player in the playoffs. It was 1-1 because Nashvile's Pontus Aberg scored a beauty, and Jake Guentzel scored through Pekka Rinne . If Nashville looks to have any hope of making a comeback in this series against the Penguins, they must use their home crowd to their advantage.

Sports Allegri Admits Poor Second Half Cost Juventus 2017 UCL Title
Author: 0 Allegri Admits Poor Second Half Cost Juventus 2017 UCL Title

Madrid were pegged back by Mario Mandzukic's bicycle kick before half-time, and Ronaldo suggested Zidane's "belief" helped Los Blancos score three goals against Juventus after the break to ensure they made history. The goals knocked the stuffing out of Juventus , who ended with 10 men after Juan Cuadrado was sent off in the 84th minute - 18 minutes after coming on as a substitute - following a second booking for the mildest of pushes on Sergio Ramos .

Sports Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak
Author: 0 Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak

Milito was in red-hot form for Inter under the management of Jose Mourinho and none more so than when he scored the two goals to beat Bayern in the Champions League final. Ronaldo got his second of the game when Luka Modric crossed from byline for his team-mate to fly in at the front post to execute ideal volley from close range.

Sports Real Madrid repeats as Champions League victor
Author: 0 Real Madrid repeats as Champions League victor

It was another special evening for Cristiano Ronaldo , who scored twice as Real Madrid claimed an impressive win over Juventus to claim their 12 European title (maximum by any team ). Real produced a ruthless second-half display after an evenly matched first 45 minutes. The Italian outfit enjoyed an impressive start to the opening 10 minutes, as the likes of Gonzalo Higuain and Miralem Pjanic forced Keylor Navas into a couple good saves.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo's Priceless Reaction After Finding Out He Couldn't Lift Trophy
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo's Priceless Reaction After Finding Out He Couldn't Lift Trophy

Pique was an obvious target as he has a history of acrimony with Real and does not enjoy a good relationship with the Santiago Bernabeu faithful, per Joaquin Maroto of AS. "I have won everything with this club, this shirt but to win La Liga is the best of all". This is the happiest day of my life. "It's quite an interesting one, normally by and large the seasons can be defined in recent seasons between the results between the big teams in the league, particularly the Clasicos and the ...

Author: 0 Red Sox Put LHP Rodriguez On DL After Fall In Bullpen

A look at what's happening all around the majors today: --- RIVALRY RENEWED The Red Sox visit Baltimore for a four-game series that runs through Sunday. Brad Brach, the third Baltimore reliever, got three straight outs for his 11th save in 14 tries. Machado went 1-for-4 in the contest. He allowed two runs and four hits.

Author: 0 Pakistan can spring a surprise, says Virat Kohli

See, there has been a lot of speculation, and a lot of things being written by people without actually being a part of the changing room, which is very strange.There are no problems whatsoever. "Have to come out on top", he added. "I am a normal human being". Though I can't say that will be the case on the field. I am under no pressure and I don't look at a situation where I put myself under pressure.

Sports Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez
Author: 0 Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez

Zinedine Zidane , a head coach for only 17 months, became the first boss to oversee back-to-back European Cup successes since Arrigo Sacchi's fabled AC Milan team won the tournament in 1989 and 1990. The Frenchman said his half-time team talk had been pretty simple: He only wanted his players to keep possession and play more in the Juve half. "We managed to defend for 15 minutes".

Author: 0 Baltimore Orioles vs. Boston Red Sox

In addition, the Orioles' pitchers have walked just one batter in each of the first two games of the series with Boston, something manager Buck Showalter is very happy with. Him looking like this makes that result look more likely. On a warm night at Oriole Park, both Bundy and Price had top-notch stuff through the first few innings in front of a national televised audience on FOX.

Sports AC Milan open talks to sign Chelsea target Moussa Dembele
Author: 0 AC Milan open talks to sign Chelsea target Moussa Dembele

Dembele, 20, scored 32 goals in all competitions for Celtic last season, 17 of them coming in the league. Ultimately the striker opted to remain at Celtic , helping them to the domestic treble. Milan are looking for striking reinforcements and have also been credited with an interest in Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata, Torino's Andrea Belotti and now Dembele.

Author: 0 Cavaliers fan pretends to like Warriors, trolls Bay Area TV station

But Game 1 of The Finals on Thursday was merely the latest exhibition of the Warriors utilizing defense to destroy an opponent. Golden State also had 14 offensive rebounds. The Warriors matched an NBA Finals record low with only four turnovers. Cleveland committed 20 turnovers and allowed 27 fastbreak points. All three of Tyronn Lue, Kyrie Irving, and LeBron James used the same language in speaking of how hard it is to "simulate" the Golden State offense, and the expectation seems to ...

Author: 0 NBA FinalsCurry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs

It is what it is. We've got to figure out how to combat that, which is going to be a tough challenge for us. The Warriors lost that game, and four of their next six. This year, the showdown seemed inevitable. They have the opportunity to do what no other team has been able to do - go 16-0 in the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Author: 0 India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Often there is a feeling around the city, the hotel and among the players that lets you know an India-Pakistan match is coming. Kohli said differences of opinion were part and parcel of the game. "You always show a lot of tension because you know you haven't done the work". You are always nervous. What do you say about this? Pakistan , captained by Sarfraz Ahmed , one of the world's leading wicket-keeper/batsmen, have plenty of variety in their attack.

Sports Kumble gives throwdowns to Kohli, no 'Showdown'
Author: 0 Kumble gives throwdowns to Kohli, no 'Showdown'

Ganguly also refused to comment on Kumble's future as coach of the Indian cricket team . - Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur has his say on the Kohli-Kumble quarrel. All you can do in that situation is focus on your skill, which anyway you should do as a team", he said. "You show a lot of tension because you know you haven't done the work", Arthur added.

Author: 0 Former Juventus Star Oliseh Hails Real Madrid's UCL Win

Although it was Real who opened the scoring through the clinical Ronaldo, the first half belonged to Juventus and, specifically, Mario Mandzukic, whose stunning overhead strike leveled the match for the Italians. Veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was the focus of many neutral supporters before the game, with the 39-year-old looking to win the trophy at the third time of asking.

Sports Rafael Nadal vs. Roberto Bautista Agut 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal vs. Roberto Bautista Agut 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

Muguruza has struggled with the pressure that accompanied her big win in Paris past year, but it's clear she isn't giving up her title without a fight. Raonic, no stranger to injury retirements himself, was relieved to go through. "Perfection? I don't know about that", said Nadal. "That doesn't mean that the numbers don't worry me now", he said.

Author: 0 No problems with Anil Kumble, don't spread rumours: Virat Kohli

Often it is Pakistan's bowling that is termed stronger. The unsavoury controversy related to his speculated rift with chief coach Anil Kumble couldn't have happened at a more inappropriate time - just when India were going into an important ICC event.

Author: 0 Gareth Bale: Winning Champions League in home city is 'dream come true'

During the second half of the match, which local club Juventus went on to lose 1-4 to Real Madrid , video cameras show a sudden rush in the middle of the crowd that caused a surge that flung people against barriers. Cristiano Ronaldo's brace helped Real Madrid become the first club in the Champions League era to retain the title. The sight of Juan Cuadrado receiving a red card in the 84th minute for a second bookable offence rather summed up the second half.

Sports CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid
Author: 0 CARDIFF (CNN) - No team collects European trophies as ruthlessly as Real Madrid

Juve had been bidding to complete a Treble of Serie A, Coppa Italia and Champions League successes and Allegri said they could still reflect on their season with pride. " Zidane gave us a very positive halftime team talk and told us he really believed in us", the Portuguese added. "We won the (Spanish) league on the very last day".

Sports Side strain rules out Chris Woakes for remainder of the Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Side strain rules out Chris Woakes for remainder of the Champions Trophy

Roy's place at the top of the order appeared to be under pressure after his run of four single-figure scores in his last five one-day worldwide innings. The right-handed bowler wasn't really impressed with the shot and had a verbal exchange with the Bangladesh opener before the on-field umpires intervened and asked the players to carry on with the match proceedings.

Author: 0 Crosby, Malkin held blank as Penguins lose Game Three in Nashville

Except it worked. Saturday night, riding the momentum of a hot Nashville crowd, the Predators destroyed the Penguins 5-1. "They pressure really hard and we tried to make plays through them", the Penguins' Patric Hornqvist said. A breakaway finish by Craig Smith made it 4-1 at 4:54 of the third. The Predators are averaging 2.9 goals per game and are scoring on 18.9 percent of their power play opportunities.

Author: 0 Oracle, Kiwis power on at America's Cup

A win for Team New Zealand would cement their place at the top of the standings and put them on their way to earning a points advantage going into the Americas Cup Match. From there Kiwi skipper Peter Burling was always in control and the only question became whether they would manage to lap Ainslie's boat after leading by more than six minutes through the fourth mark.

Sports Albert Pujols hits 600th career homer; 9th to join club
Author: 0 Albert Pujols hits 600th career homer; 9th to join club

The Angels went ahead in the third when Simmons delivered a two-run shot to left for his sixth homer and Calhoun added a shot to right for his eighth. Only Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714), Willy Mays (660), Samy Sosa (609), Barry Bonds (762), Alex Rodriguez (696), Ken Griffey Jr. The last five on that list all faced questions about the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

Author: 0 NHL: Predators rout Penguins, cut Stanley Cup Final deficit to 2-1

Normally, an early goal - which Pittsburgh scored, Jake Guentzel contributing his league-leading 13th of the playoffs - will quiet everybody in the building. ET. Up to that point in the game, Murray had been flat-out sensational for Pittsburgh. Rinne has an ugly.778 save percentage in losing the two games in Pittsburgh.

Sports Scott Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years
Author: 0 Scott Dixon takes 3rd Indy pole with fastest speeds in 21 years

The thieves reportedly made off with credit cards and Davies-Dixon's wallet and ID. Officers later arrested two boys, aged 15 and 14. Dixon and Franchitti declined to comment to reporters Monday. Scott Dixon (left) and retired IndyCar driver Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint Sunday night. The police report said two males ran away after the robbery.

Author: 0 Predators rout Penguins in front of raucous home crowd

Roman Jossi scored a power play goal after capitalizing on a Justin Schultz mistake, slapping a shot past a screened Murray. That's been an issue both on the power play and with both teams at full strength. With an assist, Sidney Crosby now has 160 career playoff points (56 goals, 104 assists) and tied Mike Bossy, Gordie Howe, Bobby Smith and Al MacInnis for 20th all-time.

Author: 0 Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin

Many fans then began to run out of the centre of the square, screaming in fear. Chaos ensued around ten minutes before the end of the match, with several people shouting that a bomb had gone off, AFP reports. She said about five people were being treated for injuries after the vehicle mounted the pavement and hit them. Police have claimed there were no serious injuries caused by the confusion.

Author: 0 Predators lead Penguins 2-1 during 2nd period

The Predators won 5-1. Nashville is 8-1 at home this postseason. Maybe PK Subban should make guarantees more often. Early on, Matt Murray extended his scoreless streak to 72:54 with the Pittsburgh goalie looking ready to notch his 21st playoff win.

Author: 0 Manchester United Confident Of Keeping David De Gea Amid Real Madrid Interest

De Gea was signed from Atletico Madrid six years ago by Sir Alex Ferguson and his recent heroics have caught the eye of the Spanish capital, with Real interested in signing a player they come close to buying in 2015. A report in England this week claimed that Manchester United have rejected a £60million bid for De Gea, who has been linked with the Spanish champions for much of the previous year.

Author: 0 LeBron James Drops Knowledge On Racism, After House Vandalized

Oddsmakers have the Warriors favored to dethrone Cleveland as the Cavaliers did to them a year ago, but the snub gives the Cavs something else to prove. The Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Boston Celtics 4-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals to advance to the 2017 NBA Finals . The other defender cuts off direct passes to the screener and contains LeBron's straight line drive.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo speaks with Sir Alex Ferguson after Champions League win

That score put Madrid in the driver's seat. - The 31-year-old has now scored 600 goals for club and country after scoring the second goal for Madrid against the Italian giants. -Juve's Juan Cuadrado became the third player to be sent off in a Champions League final , following Jens Lehmann in 2006 and Didier Drogba in 2008.

Sports No problem with Anil Kumble, people making up issues: Virat Kohli
Author: 0 No problem with Anil Kumble, people making up issues: Virat Kohli

Arthur, appointed Pakistan coach in May past year added: "When we started this, the players would go and hit balls and hit balls and wouldn't really know when to stop". "It's the day of one of cricket's biggest matches!" How many nights' sleep would Virat Kohli lose over a Pakistan match now? The main issue discussed at the meet was PCB's pressing demand for a compensation from the Indian board as the BCCI was alleged of breaching the MOU according to which the two countries were to ...

Author: 0 Amla ton guides South Africa to 299-6 in Champions Trophy

It was Pradeep who accounted for Du Plessis, although he had Chandimal to thank for his fine diving grab to his right at midwicket, while De Villiers rather tamely departed to a top-edged pull. Preview: Sri Lanka face a nervous wait to discover if captain Angelo Mathews will be fit for their Champions Trophy one-day global opener against South Africa on Saturday.

Sports Virat Kohli Confirms That This Player Will Surely Play In Today's Match
Author: 0 Virat Kohli Confirms That This Player Will Surely Play In Today's Match

It was being speculated that Kumble's contract wasn't renewed because players demanded a new coach. It's India versus Pakistan on a cricket field once again, and for a brief while, the Indian subcontinent will be transplanted to the West Midlands, the new Mecca for cricket hopefuls from both sides.

Sports Real Madrid thumps Juventus in Champions League Final
Author: 0 Real Madrid thumps Juventus in Champions League Final

Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates next to the trophy after Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid at The Principality Stadium in Cardiff , south Wales, on June 3, 2017.