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Author: 0 Nadal through to French Open semis as Carreno Busta quits

Djokovic , whose new coach Andre Agassi had already flown home, appeared lost and listless. "Trust me, I'm thinking about many things, especially in the last of couple months", he said . Top-ranked Andy Murray was bemused by the chair umpire's decision to give him a time violation when he was preparing to serve during his French Open quarterfinal win against Kei Nishikori .

Sports Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot
Author: 0 Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot

Now, we have two more big games, including tomorrow night at home. "The Mexico game isn't in our head at all yet". For a start, the team's position in the CONCACAF regional final qualifying pool means that its clash with the weakest team, Trinidad and Tobago , is in many ways more important than when it faces its strongest foe, Mexico , three days later.

Sports 'Garbage' man Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal eye dream final
Author: 0 'Garbage' man Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal eye dream final

Davis Cup singles matches would be reduced to best-of-three-sets instead of the current best-of-five under a proposal recommended by the International Tennis Federation board of directors. The third-seeded Halep, who trailed 5-0 in the first set, was down 5-1 in the second. "So I'm sure it's going to be a tough one, but I'll try to enjoy and try to win the match".

Author: 0 5 new fitness features to look for in Apple WatchOS 4.0

In the morning, look for quick progress updates and some encouragement to keep your streaks going. You'll need to choose the information you want to receive from Siri based on time, location, and your routines. Earlier this year Apple CEO Tim Cook was spotted wearing a glucose monitor that many believed linked up with the Apple Watch . At the end of the day, the Apple Watch is still a smartwatch.

Author: 0 NBA Finals TV ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

The unstoppable Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals with a 118-113 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Cleveland threw a flurry of punches, and Golden State withstood them. There's little doubt Curry has seen or heard about that play roughly a million times since then. I've been working on that shot my whole life. "For that one to go in, that was liberating right there".

Sports Ominous Nadal back on court in Paris
Author: 0 Ominous Nadal back on court in Paris

I am not playing anywhere close to my best and I know that. The players had been back on court for only about 20 minutes after a first rain interruption, which lasted more than three hours. June 7 Here is a roundup of day 11 at the French Open on Wednesday. "It's always hard the deeper you go in the draw - it won't be any easier on Friday".

Sports Fowler seeks to tighten up game before US Open
Author: 0 Fowler seeks to tighten up game before US Open

The St. Jude Classic has a proud tradition of charity, of major champions winning (Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Gary Player, Curtis Strange to name a few) and no shortage of excitement. Seung-Yul Noh - Seung-Yul Noh hasn't won a PGA event in over four years, but he has posted three top-10 finishes in his last four appearances at the St.

Sports Novak Djokovic thrashed out of French Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic thrashed out of French Open

In 2017, he has won only one title in Qatar. McEnroe added: "If you had told me a year ago, when he was the only guy since Rod Laver holding all four Slams that this is what we'd be talking about now, I'd have told you you were nuts".

Sports Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title
Author: 0 Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title

The 67-year-old Frenchman's new deal, which will take his tenure up to 23 years, is believed to have been rubber-stamped during a board meeting on Tuesday. But, after a spell of seven defeats in 12 games, Wenger made a tactical shift to a three-man defence. I believe the outside uncertainty over my situation had an impact on the team as well, and after that I think we regrouped.

Author: 0 Bills host free-agent receiver Jeremy Maclin for a visit

Under the guidance of Wallace and Maclin, Perriman will grow into the star receiver the Ravens are dying for him to be. Maclin was to begin his third year of a five-year, $55 million contract with the Chiefs this season. According to reports, Maclin spent the night in western NY, but a deal has yet to be reached. There's a good deal of familiarity for Maclin in Buffalo's organization.

Author: 0 Thiem eases past Djokovic to reach French Open semi-finals

Djokovic was also the only top four seed of the tournament that failed to secure a semifinal spot, as Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal all went through. Nadal and Thiem have locked horns three times on the clay already since April, Nadal winning twice. "I always expect a lot from myself, but it's a fact that I'm not playing close to my best, and I know that".

Author: 0 Djokovic stunned by Thiem in quarters

Former champion Stan Wawrinka is through to the semifinals of the French Open after beating seventh-seeded Marin Cilic in straight sets. Not only has he not dropped a set, he hasn't been taken close: excluding the injury-shortened set, his average set has been won at 6-1.69.

Author: 0 Thiem thrash Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

But not for the 25-year-old Carreno Busta, who is having his best season to date and is playing his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final. Nadal was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta retired after suffering abdominal injury. "In the finals there is another top star". Djokovic said he hoped his relationship with Agassi, who famously recovered from a slump to win several majors after his 30th birthday, would help him return to form.

Sports The Finals Are Too Fast, Too Furious for the Cavs
Author: 0 The Finals Are Too Fast, Too Furious for the Cavs

But after their collapse past year, becoming the first team to lose after leading the championship series 3-1 to the same Cavaliers, Golden State's goal is getting two more victories. But if they find themselves down three games once again, whether it be after three or four games, a repeat of their awesome rise from the grave a year ago may be quite far-fetched.

Author: 0 Game 3 preview: Can Warriors start fast against Cavaliers?

None of that has mattered, as the combination of skills and Kevin Durant's MVP level play has just obliterated the Cavaliers . "Both those guys were unbelievable". The NBA Finals Continue Wednesday night as the the scene shifts to Cleveland for Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers .

Sports Conte 'doesn't want me' at Chelsea, says Costa
Author: 0 Conte 'doesn't want me' at Chelsea, says Costa

Costa, 28, scored 20 times in Chelsea's 2016-17 Premier League title-winning campaign, but the Spain worldwide is said to have had a strained relationship with Conte in the second half of the season. There were speculations Costa could move to the lucrative Chinese Super League in January, only to commit to Chelsea for the remainder of the campaign.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Australia vs Bangladesh match abandoned

The match between Bangladesh and Australia was washed away due to rain and the points were shared between the two sides at the Oval . The Kiwis looked on course for a victory after putting up a big score on the board and then leaving the opposition batsmen in trouble, before rain intervened and saved the Australia's blushes.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

The first two games of the NBA Finals have been blowout wins by the Golden State Warriors over the Cleveland Cavaliers , but they've drawn plenty of television viewers. Golden State won 118-113. From the opening tip, this was the Cavaliers we had hoped we would see all series - and it was another game to remind everyone why LeBron is the best player in the game.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka loses Kapugedara to injury in Champions Trophy

To make matters worse, the form and fitness of regular captain Angelo Mathews is a cause for concern, while senior opener Upul Tharanga's two-match suspension has added insult to injury. " India will carry a lot of positives into Thursday's match". In that same series, Sri Lanka had secured their first-ever Test win over India .

Sports Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices
Author: 0 Stockpile Hike Leads to Plunging Oil Prices

De facto OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties with Doha. Also, Qatar was barred from the Saudi-led combination fighting in Yemen, as per CNBC . "There are no signs of any disruption to the Opec and non-Opec deal", said John Sfakianakis, a Riyadh-based director of research at Gulf Research Center.

Author: 0 Halep bounces back from brink of French exit

The second-seeded Karolina Pliskova beat host player Caroline Garcia in two straight sets, while the No. 3 seed Simona Halep came back from the brink of elimination to overcome Elina Svitolina in women's singles quarter-finals at the 2017 French Open here on Wednesday.

Sports Penguins take command, lead Cup Finals 2-0
Author: 0 Penguins take command, lead Cup Finals 2-0

Rookie Jake Guentzel promptly scored his second goal of the game just 10 seconds into the third, the first of three Pittsburgh goals in a span of 3:18, leading the Penguins to a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at PPG Paints Arena .

Sports New Zealand name 33-man squad for Lions series
Author: 0 New Zealand name 33-man squad for Lions series

Star hooker Dane Coles has been troubled by concussion issues in Super Rugby but has still been named in a squad captained by Kieran Read and including 1164 Test caps of experience and an average of 35 Test caps per player. Chris Eves, Kane Hames, Mike Kainga, Ben May, Marcel Renata, Ash Dixon (captain), Hika Elliot, Tom Franklin, Leighton Price, Joe Wheeler, Elliot Dixon, Akira Ioane, Liam Meesam, Reed Prinsep, Kara Pryor, Bryn Hall, Otere Black, Ihaia West, Tim Bateman, Charlie Ngatai, ...

Author: 0 NBA Finals Shift To Cleveland With Warriors Holding 2-0 Lead

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers were so much better than in the previous two games. "I think KD is like a created player". After his remarkable performance in Game 1 , finishing with 38 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and no turnovers to lead Golden State to a victory, Durant followed that up with 33 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, three steals and five blocks in Game 2 .

Author: 0 Jones captain and Farrell at fly-half for Lions

The British and Irish Lions conceded a late try and lost 22-16 Wednesday to the Auckland-based Blues in their first-ever match against a New Zealand Super Rugby team. "It's definitely going to be a tough challenge but I think we have the right man in place to execute a good defensive system tomorrow". Next up for the Lions is a clash with the Crusaders , who have yet to lose in Super Rugby this season, on Saturday and head coach Warren Gatland is expecting a much-improved ...

Author: 0 Coach backs Morgan in State of Origin series opener

I want him to be his own man, his own style. Elsewhere, Canterbury are confident all three of their Origin players will be fit to take on Penrith on Sunday, while St George Illawarra and Wests Tigers have no concerns over their representative duos before Saturday's clash.

Author: 0 Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL

Turns out, the tumble Rodriguez took before the game was not so harmless. He would continue his warm up and pitch the game regardless. Baltimore never relinquished the lead. The pitch did not get down by enough and caught too much of the plate and the Orioles third baseman was able to send it a few rows deep into the left field seats to give Baltimore their first run of the game.

Sports Ederson joins City, looks to be solution to keeper issues
Author: 0 Ederson joins City, looks to be solution to keeper issues

Ederson will become City's fourth Brazilian alongside midfielders Fernandinho and Fernando and striker Gabriel Jesus . It is coach Pep Guardiola's latest attempt to settle City's goalkeeping situation, with Claudio Bravo failing to convince following his arrival from Barcelona a year ago and long-time keeper Joe Hart seemingly without a future at the English club after being sent out on loan last season.

Sports Google Maps Changes Name Of Margaret Court Arena Following Gay Comments
Author: 0 Google Maps Changes Name Of Margaret Court Arena Following Gay Comments

A petition to have the court renamed to Evonne Goolagong Arena has garnered more than 9000 supporters. Google may have just stepped in and secretly renamed Melbourne's Margaret Court Arena . The tennis legend came under fire recently for a series of homophobic comments, which included her plan to boycott Qantas for its support of the same-sex marriage movement.

Sports Pakistan's famous fan predicts India's win in Champions Trophy contest
Author: 0 Pakistan's famous fan predicts India's win in Champions Trophy contest

Ahead of the big-ticket game, he further said: "No worldwide game comes easy to you, you have to work hard for it and it will be the same against India ". De Villiers' South Africa will begin their campaign against Angelo Mathews-led Sri Lanka on June 3. "It is important to be relaxed and confident before every big game, to keep the nerves in check", he said.

Author: 0 Sooner surprise: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

So who's taking over one of the most prestigious college football coaching jobs in the country? Bob Stoops has chose to retire as Oklahoma's football coach after 18 seasons that included the 2000 national championship and 10 Big 12 Conference titles.

Sports Tigers to call up Buck Farmer for start against Angels
Author: 0 Tigers to call up Buck Farmer for start against Angels

In his only other start with Detroit this season, Farmer tossed 6.1 innings and allowed three hits, two walks, and no earned runs while striking out 11 batters against the Chicago White Sox on May 27. Verdict: Norris has already beat the Angels once this year. "It's been insane, it's been wild", Ramirez said. Detroit had won four-straight coming in.

Author: 0 Classy Hashim Amla guides Proteas to decent total

The openers added 69 runs in 50 deliveries and they were 87 for one at the end of ten overs whereas South Africa were 32 for none at the same stage. At the halfway point Sri Lanka were 154 for four and still on target. In between those two shots he had reached fifty, and suddenly, was scoring at close to a run a ball.

Sports Mets mascot fired after giving fan 'the finger' after Brewers loss
Author: 0 Mets mascot fired after giving fan 'the finger' after Brewers loss

The kooky play came in the fourth inning with the Milwaukee Brewers ahead 2-0 after they loaded the bases with one out. Wilmer Flores drifted under it, but got tangled up with the batboy and the ball dropped in. The Mets went 10-14 in April and 13-14 in May, the first time since 2013 they had losing records in both months. "Just kind of a continuation". Flores homered off Jacob Barnes leading off the eighth before Barnes retired the next three batters he faced.

Sports Michael Owen sends title message to Man United fans
Author: 0 Michael Owen sends title message to Man United fans

Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week's Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final. The Premier League giants conceded just eight goals in 15 Europa League matches this season. West Ham and Everton have both been linked with having an interest in Rooney, whilst a number of Chinese clubs want to take the United captain to the Far East.

Author: 0 England thrash New Zealand to surge into semis

Joe Root 's 64 and an unbeaten 61 from Jos Buttler guided England to a total of 310 all out in Cardiff . Just last week, Ball had an expensive return of one for 82 during England's opening eight-wicket Group A win over Bangladesh at the Oval.

Author: 0 Venus Williams only looking forward after French Open loss

Unfortunately, the draw had her up against the same tormentor who ended her campaign at the French Open previous year. Venus Williams' 20th attempt to win the French Open ended just like the other 19 - with her not the last person standing in Paris .

Author: 0 Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

CLEVELAND-It's always about LeBron James around these parts, because without him the Cleveland Cavaliers are just another bunch of professional basketball players going through time . But not in the Finals. Thompson was scorching with 16 points, while James countered with 16 for the Cavs. Cleveland's Kyle Korver doesn't mind long shots.

Author: 0 Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

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. The result was a result in a blow to both teams' hopes of reaching the semi-finals, but it may boost New Zealand's chances to go through from the same pool.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo tops the world's highest-paid athletes in 2017

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo remains first. American athletes compose more than half of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes in 2017, but none of them - not even National Basketball Association superstar LeBron James - could catch up to global soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo , according to Forbes calculations released Wednesday.

Author: 0 Video Of Tiger Woods' Arrest

He returns to begin the tests. Woods blew 0.00 on a breathalyser test but blamed his condition on "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". Monday and taken to Palm Beach County jail. His vehicle showed signs of minor damage, including two flat tires, dents in his front and rear bumpers, and a broken taillight.

Author: 0 Trump Pressure on Comey `Wrong,' `Dumb,' But Likely Not Illegal

Now he is not. Comey stays behind in a conference room to speak privately with Trump after intelligence officials brief the president-elect in his NY headquarters about explosive findings that the Russians tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann Says Gay Players Are Afraid to Come Out, Offers Support

Lacazette's France team-mate Antoine Griezmann confirmed on Sunday that he will stay at Atletico in the wake of their ban, having previously been expected to leave the club. But since then, Diego Simeone's side lost their appeal on a transfer ban they sustained for irregularities over the recruitment of underage players.

Sports Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100
Author: 0 Tennessee's Coleman sets new collegiate mark in 100

Engels is making his third appearance in the last three years and his second trip as a qualifier in the 1,500-meter. This season, Thomson's highlights include winning the 5,000 at the historic Penn Relays, becoming the second athlete in United Kingdom history to run sub-29 minutes in the 10,000, placing third in the 10,000 at the SEC Outdoor Championships and earning a spot on the All-SEC Second Team.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors get past Cleveland Cavaliers again in NBA Finals

LeBron James dismissed the idea he's exhausted from guarding Kevin Durant . "It definitely is a must win". For most of Game 3, they got it, but it wasn't enough as Durant, who scored 31 points, and the Warriors defeated the Cavs 118-113 Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena to move a win away from their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons.

Author: 0 Matt Murray expecting to start Game 5 for Penguins

This save, in particular, from Game 4 could be the defining moment of the series and Rinne's career. Could have had results in both those games.”. The Pens won both of their home games followed by the Predators winning both of theirs. "I'm not asking for catfish to go on the ice", Laviolette said. "Those are your only two choices". Malkin complained about the power play after Game 3 , when the Penguins went 0 for 7.

Author: 0 Exhausted talk: LeBron dunks idea he's worn out guarding Durant

Though Golden State still ranks behind the Knicks and Lakers, it is the fastest-rising franchise, jumping an NBA-high 37 percent from a year ago. "We're going to go home and watch the film to see how we can be better", James said. "Stay in front of them. They make you pay". Fatigue will play a role. Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in the opener and Love had a big day in Game 2 , but starters Tristan Thompson and J.R.

Author: 0 Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

Golden State have simply proven unstoppable to this point in the playoffs and their success is made all the more weird for Cleveland , given the man now at the helm of the Warriors is on the Cavaliers payroll. Including streaming, the live audience is an average of 19.6 million which is 5% higher than a year ago. Durant scored 31 points and Klay Thompson had 30 for the Warriors, who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and are on the brink of the first undefeated finish in the National ...