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Sports French Open 2017: Men's results - Fourth round
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Men's results - Fourth round

On Sunday he raced into the quarters ahead of the field in a mere 1hr 51min, dismissing another Spaniard, Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Also on Day 7, 2014 U.S. Whether Nadal will be so generous in the quarter-finals is extremely unlikely as he continues to obliterate his opposition. The unseeded Cornet was a surprisingly easy victor against No.

Author: 0 Warriors rout Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

The Cavs can't stop these guys, something they were able to do when necessary in their title run a year ago. So they won two games. In the previous two NBA Finals , there was no question that James was the best player on the court. Curry seized command in the third quarter with 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists as the Warriors stretched a 67-64 half-time lead to 102-88 entering the fourth quarter.

Author: 0 Five takeaways from Warriors' Game 2 win over Cavaliers

LeBron James didn't even want to think about the answer to that question in the immediate aftermath. If they can cap off the ideal playoffs, Thompson said, they'll have to be viewed as the best team of all-time. The Warriors lead the NBA Finals 1-0 over the Cleveland Cavaliers . But given what happened last season when the trophy got wrenched from their grasp, they're not resting on their laurels.

Sports LeBron James, Kevin Durant reportedly made hip-hop track together
Author: 0 LeBron James, Kevin Durant reportedly made hip-hop track together

Durant reportedly rapped the first verse before James took the second and then Durant closed it out. Haynes reports both players have confirmed the existence of the track, but it's whereabouts are unknown. In 2014, James recorded some verses over a Jay-Z beat, in what his childhood friend, rapper Sian Cotton, told TMZ Sports was a spur-of-the-moment decision.

Sports Champions Trophy: Aggressive New Zealand Meet In-Form England
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Aggressive New Zealand Meet In-Form England

Australia were cruising in the Group A Champions Trophy clash at 1-83, after bowling the Tigers out for 182, when light rain started to fall in the 16th over. Rohit Sharma had not played global cricket since October and Shikhar Dhawan had not played an ODI for a full year when he was called up for the England series in January.

Author: 0 Nadal romps into 11th French Open quarters

Unseeded Russian Karen Khachanov , two weeks past his 21st birthday, became the youngest man to reach the French Open's fourth round since 2009, beating 21st-seeded American John Isner 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3). In the end, the Frenchwoman took the final set 6-3 to progress to her first quarter-final at Roland Garros , and boost the country's chances of producing its first home-grown champion since Mary Pierce in 2000.

Sports Predators lead Pens 3-1 after 2 in Game 4
Author: 0 Predators lead Pens 3-1 after 2 in Game 4

Arvidsson made it a 3-1 Nashville lead with his first goal since the end of the first round. Pittsburgh leads Nashville 7-6 in total shots in what was a tight first period. Just 66 seconds later, Crosby tied it up for Pittsburgh on a dazzling breakaway. But in only making 12 saves through the first 40 minutes, with three goals allowed, the 23-year-old wasn't part of the solution.

Sports LeBron James and Kevin Durant secretly recorded a hip-hop song?
Author: 0 LeBron James and Kevin Durant secretly recorded a hip-hop song?

Haynes reports that he asked both James and Durant about the track. ESPN's Chris Haynes noted on Monday afternoon that the two players were practicing during the 2011 lockout in James' hometown of Akron, when James was a member of the Miami Heat and Durant played for the Oklahoma City Thunder .

Sports Pekka Rinne And The Predators Have Tied Things Up
Author: 0 Pekka Rinne And The Predators Have Tied Things Up

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Predators are favored at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -155 to win. But goaltending, for Gretzky, was the key. The second goal, he almost made a sprawling save, and at first the referee thought he did. So yes, Pittsburgh's Kris Letang-less defensive corps is still so full of holes, but they slowed down the game and had a real chance.

Sports Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to commit to Arsenal despite Liverpool interest
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to commit to Arsenal despite Liverpool interest

Chamberlain has always been a fan favourite in north London ever since his switch in 2011, and at only 23-years-old, the youngster still has plenty of time ahead of him in his career. The England worldwide joined the Gunners from Southampton in 2011 heralded as one of the most exciting young talents in British football but he struggled to progress and his career appeared to be stagnating.

Sports Stricker plays his way into US Open
Author: 0 Stricker plays his way into US Open

The world's second-ranked golfer is viewed by some as the most viable among Dustin Johnson's Erin Hills challengers. McIlroy told The Guardian newspaper: "I am ready for Erin Hills and looking forward to playing there for the first time".

Sports Cavs' LeBron James, Warriors' Kevin Durant collaborated on hip-hop track
Author: 0 Cavs' LeBron James, Warriors' Kevin Durant collaborated on hip-hop track

When approached about its existence, James and Durant, to a moderate extent, confirmed that there is such a track before bursting out into laughter without further comment . It certainly sounds like Durant and James, with the two voices going in the order indicated by a source who told Haynes that he "recalls Durant rapping the first verse, James hopping on for the second and then Durant finishing it off".

Author: 0 Watch Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Online, Team News

Rain kept the crowd outside from reaching the more than 50,000 who turned Saturday night for the first Stanley Cup Final game in Tennessee. Sullivan has stuck with Murray through thick and thin but didn't rule out a return to Marc-Andre Fleury, who was spectacular in the first round against Columbus and the second round against Washington before giving way to Murray in Game 4 at Ottawa.

Author: 0 Britain's opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

Speaking on the BBC on Monday, London police chief Cressida Dick said that the majority of recent attacks have had a "domestic centre of gravity" although with some of them there are "undoubtedly global dimensions". "They kept coming to try to stab me. they were stabbing everyone". Before the shots were fired, he heard someone shout "knives, knives, knives". "And it's very easy to say, 'We need more police on the street because that might have stopped some of these things, ' but - ...

Sports Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF
Author: 0 Luck and perfect tennis sends Nishikori to French Open QF

Murray played clean tennis , hitting 29 winners to just 14 unforced errors and converted on five of his nine break point chances. Murray broke in the ninth game of the third set, having just dropped his own with a rare baseline error, and wrapped up his win when Khachanov sprayed a forehand wide.

Sports Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo still dancing for joy
Author: 0 Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo still dancing for joy

Ronaldo scored twice in Real's thrashing of Juventus and also became the first player to score in three Champions League finals. "We promised to return and we have returned as champions", said Ramos as the squad visited the home of Madrid's local government and the city hall.

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Author: 0 "We all dream" - Eden Hazard would consider Real Madrid move

The Belgium FA confirmed the news late Sunday night claiming he picked up the knock in training. Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will undergo surgery after fracturing his ankle whilst on worldwide duty. He is widely expected to undergo surgery immediately, though The Evening Standard have rubbished suggestions that he may only be sidelined for six weeks.

Author: 0 Mamadou Sakho could be in Virgil van Dijk swap deal

But it's looking increasingly likely he will move to Merseyside - although Saints' £60m asking price may prove to be problematic. Should Liverpool pay more than £35 million for Van Dijk, he will be their record transfer and the Netherlands global would become the most expensive defender in the world if the Reds fork out £60 million.

Author: 0 Predators, Penguins score late in 1st period

It was the first playoff goal for Arvidsson since Game 4 of the first round, and it put Nashville up 3-1. Filip Forsberg iced the game late in the third with an empty net goal, his ninth of the playoffs as the Preds evened the series with Pittsburgh 2-2.

Author: 0 Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

The Penguins' penalty kill had yielded four goals in this series, but they locked things down against the Predators in Game 4. Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan, right, talks with center Sidney Crosby , left, during the third period against the Nashville Predators in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, June 5, 2017, in Nashvi.

Author: 0 Warriors welcome back Steve Kerr with Game 2 win

James: I don't know. We know how hard it is to be the best team in the league. Since joining the Warriors last summer, though, it's 3-1, the teams splitting two games in the regular season and the Warriors winning Games 1 and 2 of The Finals.

Sports Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros
Author: 0 Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros

Murray will play against Khachanov or Isner, depending on who wins the match. Del Potro's will was broken after that as he lost all six games in the third set to hand Murray a 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 victory. In a similar scenario, there was a match Stan Wawrinka , who met with unpredictable Italian Fabio Fognini. The tie break was a real rollercoaster, Delpo had another 2 set points but in the end, it was Murray who stole it by 10-8 after 80 minutes of play.

Sports Schultz, Hornqvist game-time decisions for Penguins in Game 7 against Senators
Author: 0 Schultz, Hornqvist game-time decisions for Penguins in Game 7 against Senators

Crosby and Malkin, in particular, loved the game. Crosby would dig out the ball, determined. The Senators take on the defending champion Penguins in Pittsburgh on Thursday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final. Rust is a big game player and his presence will be felt on Thursday night. Their hockey life: that's a good way to put it. "When you're in the moment, you're just worrying about the next shift".

Author: 0 Bad start but Conte livid with referee

The victory ends a disappointing league season on a high for Arsene Wenger , who has now won the FA Cup a record seven times as Arsenal boss. Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring at Wembley with a controversial goal having appeared to handle the ball in the build-up to his effort - which had originally been chalked out for offside before referee Anthony Taylor overruled his assistant.

Sports Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne
Author: 0 Lavoie: Penguins have the number of 'awful' Pekka Rinne

Jake Guentzel scored twice and Matt Murray made 37 saves as the Pittsburgh Penguins chased Predators goalie Pekka Rinne and moved two wins away from a second consecutive title. Minutes later, Penguins forward Chris Kunitz became tangled up with P.K. Subban and ended up cross-checking Subban in the head, part of a sequence that saw Malkin go off for hooking.

Author: 0 Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Robbie even changed the lyrics of his hit track "Strong" and during the chorus he sang: " Manchester , we're strong". "I'll say this too about @ArianaGrande - she has a cracking voice". "And this is so lovely, you guys made that decision, you looked fear right in the face and you said "no we are Manchester and the world is watching".

Sports Lubbock speller out of national bee
Author: 0 Lubbock speller out of national bee

She said she knew all the words in the the second round and almost all in the third round. Martius Bautista, 13, and Kieran McKinney, 12, both successfully spelled their words during the two oral rounds. York was a strong contender while competing live during the national telecast on ESPN3 yesterday, competing against 291 spellers. The youngest Scripps National Spelling Bee contestant nailed a word that most adults can't define and would struggle to even pronounce.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande delivers for Manchester

While everyone's performance was incredible and emotional, Katy Perry's outfit for the Manchester Benefit concert was out-of-this-world inspiring. Over $9 million was raised at the event for the victims and their families. She sang My Everything with students from Parr's Wood High school in Manchester , comforting 12-year-old soloist Natasha Seth when she was overcome with emotion.

Author: 0 'Two' Much For Cavs

The Warriors haven't lost yet in the 2017 playoffs, and have already established the longest winning streak to start a postseason in National Basketball Association history. So don't miss Game 3, you will regret it. Victory didn't come as easy in Game Two as it did in Game One for Golden State . Kevin Durant is leading the Finals with 35.5 points per game, but he's doing so much more than scoring.

Sports Snippet of LeBron James and Kevin Durant's Secret Rap Song Released
Author: 0 Snippet of LeBron James and Kevin Durant's Secret Rap Song Released

ESPN's Chris Haynes noted on Monday afternoon that the two players were practicing during the 2011 lockout in James' hometown of Akron, when James was a member of the Miami Heat and Durant played for the Oklahoma City Thunder . "I heard the track years ago during post-production for Thunderstruck ", he said. When asked about the track and it's existence, Durant and James didn't deny the recording, but they laughed and didn't answer any more questions on the topic.

Sports Nashville's success is par(ity) for the course in the National Hockey League
Author: 0 Nashville's success is par(ity) for the course in the National Hockey League

Tim McGraw's "I Like it, I Love it" cascaded down from the rafters at Bridgestone Arena late in the third period Monday night while Predators fans celebrated Colton Sissons's hat trick and eventual game-winning goal. That depth has paid off, particularly the last two games after losing top center Ryan Johansen after Game 4 to emergency surgery on his left thigh.

Author: 0 Nashville Predators Win over Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3

The concern for Pittsburgh now: Was the 5-1 loss to the Nashville Predators Saturday night in the wild atmosphere in and around the Bridgestone Arena a passing of the baton in the Stanley Cup final or was this the expected push back that was predictable considering the noise and the circumstance? (AP Photo/Chuck Burton).

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Michael Hussey puts England and Australia as favourites

We go out there and be as positive and aggressive as we can and try and concentrate on what we're doing, we don't get sucked into too much of the other stuff. I think the first challenge is not to think about the fact that we are defending the title. Kohli's India won the last edition of the Champions Trophy, also played in England , in 2013, defeating the hosts by just five runs in a final reduced to 20 overs a side due to rain.

Sports Jose leaving Griezmann deal to Woodward
Author: 0 Jose leaving Griezmann deal to Woodward

The United boss is also looking to get the best out of record buy Paul Pogba and it is reported that Mourinho is hoping to bring in Pogba's midfield partner at worldwide level in PSG star Blaise Matuidi. "Like so many others, I have enjoyed great nights at the arena, often with my family". Click through the mini-gallery above to see the best images of Mourinho celebrating United's Europa League triumph.

Sports Cilic easily beats Lopez to reach 4th round
Author: 0 Cilic easily beats Lopez to reach 4th round

The South African came from behind to win 6-7, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1, 6-4 in an epic match lasting four hours. In four previous matches on clay, Halep had never been able to beat Carla Suarez Navarro. Murray also commented on the quality of his performance, noting that earlier in the season he showed his best game in the second set, but that was changing.

Author: 0 Rain ruins Australia's run chase

Warner has been in constant cricket action since the beginning of March where he played in Australia's four-Test series in India . Chasing 183, Australia reached 83-1 before rain arrived after 16 overs - four short of the number needed for a result.

Author: 0 Zidane Can Stay in Real Madrid for Life: Club President Perez

I scored twice and once again I'm top scorer in the Champions League! "It's been a brilliant season". "I have signed a long-term contract at Madrid ", Bale is quoted as saying by the BBC after Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in the final in Cardiff .

Author: 0 Martin O'Neill: 'Cyrus Christie can fill in for Seamus Coleman'

A Republic side featuring far more of the men who are likely to start against Austria than the one which had succumbed tamely to the Mexicans in the USA last week fought their way past a Uruguay team without the services of star man Luis Suarez by injury.

Sports Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/5/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/5/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Gaudreau scored what proved to be the game victor early in the second period but his wraparound goal was only awarded after a random horn sounded 35 seconds later to stop play and initiate a video review. Hard to say what was more impressive about Nashville's performance in Game 3: Was it the way Pekka Rinne shut the door after giving up a not so good goal early in the game? "Obviously we would like them to put more pucks on the net", said Sullivan.

Sports Ex-NBA player, coach Derek Fisher charged with DUI
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player, coach Derek Fisher charged with DUI

The vehicle drove onto the paved shoulder and crashed into a raised concrete curb and metal guardrail, overturned and came to rest on its roof blocking two lanes of traffic on the freeway, the television station noted. "Both Derek and Gloria are home and ask that you respect their privacy", a representative for Fisher and Govan told the celebrity news site TMZ.com.

Author: 0 LeBron James Unhappy With Reporter's Question About Cavs Defending Home Court

As great as James was past year in the NBA Finals , he'll need to elevate his game to another level for Cleveland to win four of the next five games and raise the Larry O'Brien trophy. James' averages: 27.0 points (50.0 percent from the field, 38.1 percent from deep), 11.7 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.0 block. "I would imagine Kyrie's going to come out and have a great game", Love said.

Sports Subban trolls Crosby, bringing bag of mouthwash
Author: 0 Subban trolls Crosby, bringing bag of mouthwash

Subban and Penguins forward Sidney Crosby , as the two stars exchanged words on their way off the ice. "You play against different styles of defensemen", Crosby said. "I haven't seen P.K. much", said Crosby, who has seen Josi and Ryan Ellis as much as Subban and Mattias Ekholm . "It's better I guess, you could say today".

Author: 0 Ramadan no burden for Sonny Bill Williams

However, Umaga has now called for the whole scenario to be put to bed. "It's not about that time now". "It's about this group now and their time against the Lions and the memories they make, hopefully they're positive ones then we move on from there".

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors demolish Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 in game two

The Warriors , on the other hand, have gotten key contributions from their four All-Stars: Curry, Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, as well as from players like Livingston, Andre Iguodala and Zaza Pachulia at times to set an National Basketball Association record with 14 straight postseason wins.

Sports Hazard ruled out for three months
Author: 0 Hazard ruled out for three months

Reports in England state that Real Madrid have met with the player's representatives up to three times, and Chelsea could receive an offer of €115 million for the Belgian. When asked if he had watched Real's Champions League win against Juventus last Saturday, Hazard added: "Yes but, if I ever wanted to go to Real, I could get there (and be) on the bench".