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Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of the match but clawed her way back to win 4-6 6-2 6-2 and set up a last four encounter with 30th-seeded Swiss Timea Bacsinszky . She fought off break point to hold at the start of the second set and then immediately broke. When the match ended, she smiled and shouted and pumped her fist.

Sports Blimp goes down at US Open
Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open

Johnson though is my pick to win this years US Open , Johnson is a long drive player who can open his fade to reach ridiculous distances on his drive. It was the most significant change for a U.S. Open that is desperate to have a smooth tournament. "I get that it's thick and whatever, but it's a hazard", McIlory said, Tuesday.

Author: 0 What's in a name? Ask Paulina Gretzky

In his Twitter post , O'Connor shared a snap of the newborn and simply wrote: "Meet the attractive baby boy of Paulina Gretzky & Dustin Johnson ". Johnson missed the cut at The Memorial to kick off the month of June after shooting a 152 through the first two rounds. A small group of three other top contenders to win the U.S.

Sports Lakers talking to teams about trading second pick
Author: 0 Lakers talking to teams about trading second pick

We have to be looking at the future more than just current results. Fox scored 39 points, a tournament record for a freshman, while Ball had 10 points, eight assists and four turnovers. To see what makes Fultz such a strong prospect, check out Pacific Takes' own Niels Pineda's piece on him . All three have gone through private workouts and all three make sense for Los Angeles' roster.

Sports Fans line up early for Warriors celebration
Author: 0 Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

The only way to beat the Warriors consistently is to put up a bunch of very efficient points, and now no team in the National Basketball Association has sufficient offensive talent to outscore the Warriors consistently. Early in the second half, the Cavaliers managed to narrow the Warriors lead, but were never able to draw level. There's no reason to think they won't be doing this for a long time.

Author: 0 Amir out as Pakistan field in England semi-final

Against South Africa , Sri Lanka and now England , Pakistan's fielding was up to the mark with their catches and direct throws. Hales has fond memories of facing Pakistan , after crashing an England ODI best 171 from 122 balls at Trent Bridge previous year as the hosts made a world record 444-3.

Sports Islanders To Play Preseason Game At New Nassau Coliseum
Author: 0 Islanders To Play Preseason Game At New Nassau Coliseum

The Islanders will be returning to their ancestral home, albeit briefly. But since the September 17 exhibition game against the Philadelphia Flyers will be the Islanders' only appearance on Long Island next season, the arena operator must pay $1 million penalty for not following through on a clause calling for two preseason and four regular-season games, a spokesman for Nassau Executive Edward Mangano said Thursday.

Sports Pregnant Serena Williams still packing a punch
Author: 0 Pregnant Serena Williams still packing a punch

Venus and Serena's 75-year-old dad filed docs in Florida to split from 38-year-old Lakeisha Williams , but the divorce is nearly overshadowed by what he claims she's doing. He also shays she forged his name on a $152,000 mortgage on his pre-marriage home. "All of the allegations are false and will be proven to be false when we litigate the case in court", and adds.

Sports Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes turns down Sunderland job
Author: 0 Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes turns down Sunderland job

Derek McInnes has turned down the opportunity to take charge of Sunderland and will instead remain as Aberdeen boss, the Scottish Premiership club have announced . Aberdeen had been keen to try to keep hold of McInnes, with new major shareholder Dave Cormack saying they would move "heaven and earth" to see off Sunderland's interest.

Sports Heat to join Celtics in pursuit of Jazz All-Star Gordon Hayward
Author: 0 Heat to join Celtics in pursuit of Jazz All-Star Gordon Hayward

Himmelsbach also touched on Stevens doing his homework on Fultz, Al Horford's first season in Boston and the team's need for a rebounder. This was a huge asset for the Celtics in the playoffs, as the Bulls and Wizards couldn't match up with the speed and defensive versatility.

Author: 0 Blimp crashes at US Open

If the rain is heavy overnight, officials may push back the morning round to let the course dry out. And this course has 14 blind tee shots out of 18 holes. He hasn't won in four starts since then, and his game hasn't looked as sharp as it once did. He still got the trophy, but the USGA looked bad. "We want to stay out of the way and not be part of the story".

Author: 0 He's out: Mickelson withdraws from US Open

The U.S. Open was at Olympic Club, Oak Hill and Southern Hills for the first time from 1955 to 1958. That's great news for Dustin Johnson , Jason Day and Rory McIlroy, who all hit the ball 740 yards off the tee. McIlroy arrived in Wisconsin last week to begin surveying a course he believes he can thrive on. "One of the course architects, Dana Fry, walked around the course with us which I thought was really beneficial", McIlroy said Monday.

Sports #WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit
Author: 0 #WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit

Led by NBA Finals MVP and newcomer Kevin Durant , the NBA's latest "super team " proved to be too much for the Cleveland Cavaliers . Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title.

Sports Erik Jones leads Toyotas for best-career Cup finish
Author: 0 Erik Jones leads Toyotas for best-career Cup finish

Harvick acknowledged that Blaney's win wasn't good for him, but was good for the sport. When a wheel falls off a auto, the team draws a penalty, and part of the punishment is a four-race suspension for the crew chief. 43 Ford at Pocono Raceway. "We had a steering issue in practice and only made two mock qualifying runs". "I just started spinning and didn't have any brakes", he said.

Sports Red Sox Place Brian Johnson On DL, Select Contract Of Austin Maddox
Author: 0 Red Sox Place Brian Johnson On DL, Select Contract Of Austin Maddox

Mitch Moreland hit one homer and barely missed another in the 12th with a long single off the Green Monster, allowing Bogaerts to advance to third and set up Benintendi's first career walk-off hit. Kingery isn't on the 40-man roster now and Phillies GM Matt Klentak said before the game that Kingery isn't ready for a call-up. Johnson left the game shortly thereafter with shoulder pain, and all credit to Hector Velazquez , who was called in for an emergency relief stint and pitched three and a ...

Author: 0 Johnson Hopes Timing Is Right For Another Open Title

I feel like you can be aggressive off the tee and be aggressive with your approach shots. Johnson , 32, was forced to withdraw from the Masters in April after injuring his back falling down the stairs on the eve of the Augusta major . There will be opportunities to get up and down around the greens around here, and if McIlroy does, he could get his fifth major at age 28, putting him in the company of Tiger Woods , Jack Nicklaus and Bobby Jones.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

The parade route streets were scheduled to close by 9 a.m. for the 11 a.m. parade . Not bad for a city that, officially, has only 305,000 residents. "If we're somewhere else, it's on the radio", she said. Once the fight for the Stanley Cup was underway, we saw exactly what we expected prior to each round - the numbers favoring Pittsburgh to win nearly every matchup they were involved in.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Allegedly Opt to Skip Customary White House Visit

The Golden State Warriors made a strong case to be called one of the best teams in National Basketball Association history after a near-perfect run through the playoffs resulted in their second title in three years. The first-time title victor scored 39 points as point guard Stephen Curry posted 34 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland . Others expected Curry , and even the team to not go to the Trump White House in light of the times Curry , players and Kerr criticized the president.

Sports Warriors have 'no doubt' Kerr will coach next season
Author: 0 Warriors have 'no doubt' Kerr will coach next season

Durant signed with the Warriors as a free agent in the summer of 2016 after the Celtics had made a hard push to get him. It was an unprecedented third consecutive meeting between the clubs in the finals and both appear ready to continue their domination of conference rivals on the way to an annual showdown for the crown.

Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

CG Technology sports book director Jason Simbal said the largest potential payout is $82,500 on Thomas Pieters after a bettor wagered $1,500 on the Belgian golfer at 55-1 odds. The unknown is how sharp he will be this week. I hope it's windy. "I felt like coming back into it I was playing well enough to win". "It gives me ownership in the fact that what I'm doing is working", he said.

Author: 0 Big hitters will rule Erin Hills, says Leonard

Open. "We all decided Monday afternoon that if it rained that hard and (the grass) laid down we were going to take care of it and mow it down, and get to four or five inches like the mown rough", Davis said. " I think it sets up very well for me ", Johnson said. Johnson will begin his quest at 8.35 am in a star-studded grouping with 2015 champion Jordan Spieth and 2014 victor Martin Kaymer.

Author: 0 Democrats Pray on Baseball Field for Republican Colleagues After Shooting

Art Roderick, a law enforcement analyst, said that he heard the shooter had an M1 rifle, as he sat in a white van and opened fired on his victims. "I don't think we've made a connection yet". DeSantis also told Fox News the person was not carrying anything at the time but felt it was "weird " that he asked the question and walked away.

Sports Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks
Author: 0 Lions name team to face Maori All Blacks

With Farrell's injury listed as grade one, many would hope that he should return to the playing field sooner rather than later and be fit for the first test game come 24 June. British & Irish Lions: Leigh Halfpenny; Anthony Watson , Jonathan Davies , Ben Te'o , George North; Johnny Sexton, Conor Murray; Mako Vunipola, Jamie George , Tadhg Furlong, Maro Itoje , George Kruis , Peter O'Mahony (capt), Sean O'Brien, Taulupe Faletau.

Sports Avalanche buy out defenseman Francois Beauchemin
Author: 0 Avalanche buy out defenseman Francois Beauchemin

Beauchemin had one season left on his three-year deal at a salary-cap hit of $4.5 million. He was selected in the third round of the 1998 NHL Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. Beauchemin, who was an alternate captain this past season, struggled while logging 21:30 in ice time, third on the team behind Barrie (23:18) and Johnson (22:04).

Author: 0 Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Flint Case

Lyon's charging document accuses him of being aware of the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Genesee County by at least January 2015 and not notifying the public until a year later. Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria that can be caught by inhaling mist mist from contaminated water . Judge G. David Guinn, in Michigan's 67th District Court, authorized the charges Wednesday morning in Flint .

Sports Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession
Author: 0 Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession

Wilder was picked up in Tuscaloosa by police officers after doing a search as they smelt the drug from the vehicle during a routine traffic stop. He was released after posting a $1,000 bond. "Deontay has been out of state for several days", said Patterson. Officers searched the vehicle after receiving verbal consent and recovered a misdemeanor amount of the drug from the console.

Sports Penguins fans return from Nashville after Game 6 win
Author: 0 Penguins fans return from Nashville after Game 6 win

After talking to his colleagues around the league, McPhee said he believes the expansion draft will be more productive for the franchise's future than he first thought . It was the kind of performance that gets made into a Disney movie, but don't get used to it. As for who took it home? Then a series that hadn't featured even a single one-goal game went scoreless through the first 58 minutes.

Sports Russian Federation did not offer mediation, says India
Author: 0 Russian Federation did not offer mediation, says India

The Indian government has "broken its own record of brutality" and the situation in Kashmir is "crimes against humanity", the Pakistani delegate said. "As for Kashmir, it is an internationally recognised dispute and outstanding on the UNSC agenda". He said that Kashmiris were concerned that India would undertake false flag operation or stage a new terror event for continuing military actions in Kashmir to justify killings of innocent Kashmiris.

Author: 0 Afghan Forces Lock Down Kabul After Protest Clashes

Abdullah was among several senior Afghan government officials who attended Salim Ezadyar's funeral. Just two days after a auto bomb tore through Kabul , killing at least 90 people and injuring hundreds more, demonstrators took to the streets of the Afghan capital in droves to demand the resignation of top officials.

Author: 0 Pakistan dismisses misfiring England for 211 in semifinals

Defeat extended England's long wait for a maiden major one-day worldwide title until at least 2019 - when they stage the next World Cup. They will face the winners of today's clash between India and Bangladesh in Sunday's final. The winning runs came courtesy of a Hafeez pull to the square-leg boundary, leaving him unbeaten on 31, as Pakistan continued to belie their ranking of eighth in one-day global cricket .

Sports Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach
Author: 0 Buffalo Sabres hire Phil Housley as coach

The Minnesota native does not have any head coaching experience at the professional league level, but did guide Team USA to a gold medal at the IIHF World Junior Championship in 2013 and served as an assistant for the Americans at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: India Will Definitely Beat Bangladesh, Feel Cricket Fans

Rohit Sharma scored his 11th ODI ton as India chased down 265-run target with overs to spare. Shikhar Dhawan pulled with abandon. "I think if everyone approaches the semi-final as just another match , it will be good for the team". Shakib Al Hasan, 6. Left-hander Dhawan was in fine touch too, hoisting Taskin Ahmed over square leg for six. Indian Pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled brilliantly in the last 10 overs which restricted Bangladesh below 270.

Author: 0 Habs acquire Drouin from Bolts for Sergachev, pick

The move is a homecoming for Drouin, a Quebec native taken third overall in 2013 by Tampa Bay. Sergachev was the ninth overall pick past year. The 22-year-old Drouin set career highs last season with 21 goals, 32 assists and 53 points, and is a pending restricted free agent.

Sports Pacer Bumrah says 'calm' India executed plans to perfection
Author: 0 Pacer Bumrah says 'calm' India executed plans to perfection

Ravichandran Ashwin and Hardik Pandya maintained the stranglehold later in South Africa's innings. "The team let him down". "I think initially before AB got run out, he did really well and Faf did really well". Questions are now being asked whether the 33-year-old veteran of 222 One-day Internationals is a good choice to lead the Proteas in World Cup 2019 to be staged in England .

Author: 0 Draymond Green Brings Payback To James' 2016 Ultimate Warrior Shirt

The shirt had to recognizable "Q" logo on it, to spell out "Quickie" with a photo of the Larry O'Brien Trophy. In case you don't understand the petty level of this shirt, the Cleveland Cavaliers play their home games inside the Quicken Loans Arena and the company itself is owned by team owner Dan Gilbert.

Sports La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers
Author: 0 La Decima: Rafa Nadal's 10th French Open Title in Numbers

The most number of games dropped by the Spaniard en route to lifting the Coupe des Mousquetaires was 96 in 2011, while the most games Nadal has ever dropped on the way to winning any Grand Slam was 100 when he won his second Wimbledon title in 2010.

Sports Lewis Hamilton wins 3rd straight Canadian GP, Stroll gets points
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins 3rd straight Canadian GP, Stroll gets points

Mercedes responded in the ideal way at the Canadian Grand Prix after their fiasco in Monaco as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas managed a 1-2 finish for the first time this season. Vettel's Ferrari team were also slow on the uptake after they failed to spot the German had sustained damage until the safety auto - deployed after Carlos Sainz and Felipe Massa crashed out on the opening lap - pitted and the race resumed.

Author: 0 Newcastle United enter race to sign Manchester United defender Chris Smalling

United announced the signing of the Sweden worldwide from Benfica on Wednesday evening in a deal worth £40 million, with the 22-year-old signing a five-year deal. "Victor is a very talented young player, who has a great future ahead of him at United", said Mourinho. And Jones, who made 18 starts under the Portuguese last term, believes the signing of Lindelof will only benefit those already at the club.

Author: 0 Steph Curry may skip White House visit

Curry echoed many of those same sentiments, per Haynes. Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together, the different kind of ceremonies and the traditions that have happened around championship-winning teams. Curry said he'd do "the right thing" for himself. It is a tradition in the United States that professional sports teams visit the White House as the Chicago Cubs did in January when they spent time with President Barack Obama after capturing their 2016 Major ...

Author: 0 Pakistan stun England, reaches Champions Trophy final

Pakistan's progress to the last four, meanwhile, was anything but serene as they fell to a desperate 124-run hammering at the hands of fierce rivals India in their Group B opener before recovering commendably with victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka .

Sports Celtic on verge of Hayes deal
Author: 0 Celtic on verge of Hayes deal

JONNY HAYES will complete a move to Celtic in the coming days. Ryan Christie will go to Aberdeen on a season-long loan, rather than a permanent transfer, as part of the move. Birmingham and Nottingham Forest also expressed their interest in the player, but for now, Celtic have made the biggest step by sending the official offer for the 29-year-old winger.

Author: 0 India wins toss, will bowl 1st against Bangladesh

India launched their title defence by thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan by 124 runs at Edgbaston on June 4. "There are no guarantees in this sport. Going into a big game like this, we're going to treat it as how we treated the last game, and our mindset doesn't differ".

Author: 0 Phil Mickelson withdraws from US Open to attend daughter's graduation

Roberto Diaz of Mexico, the next alternate, officially took Mickelson's afternoon tee time. For weeks, there had been speculation Mickelson wouldn't be able to compete, with the five-time major victor choosing to attend his daughter Amanda's high-school graduation ceremony in California, where she was speaking as an academic class leader.

Author: 0 Sherman says there was no request for trade from Seahawks

One Bleacher Report story in 2014 memorably said some Seahawks didn't think Wilson was "black enough", and Sherman referenced that too. Sherman wasn't happy. He also said that the Seattle Seahawks quarterback is a "great leader", a "great player", and someone who always gives back. As for his relationship with Wilson , Sherman said there is respect in the locker room for their quarterback, especially for how he played past year while dealing with serious knee and ankle injuries.

Sports Moss, Rashad to be added to Ring of Honor
Author: 0 Moss, Rashad to be added to Ring of Honor

Bank Stadium", reads the Vikings' official statement regarding the matter. Moss said that the quote was misconstrued on Wednesday as he was being inducted into the Vikings' Ring of Honor, and then went into full job interview mode. Moss joined the Vikings as the No. 21 overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft . Seconds later, Moss was back to wisecracking, ripping on a reporter's question, returning to the big, engaging personality that was either loved or rubbed you the wrong way.

Sports England vs Pakistan: Champions Trophy preview
Author: 0 England vs Pakistan: Champions Trophy preview

Azhar Ali's strike-rate of 79.02 since the 2015 World Cup is the lowest among all openers who have scored 1000+ runs in that period. Hasan Ali was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan , taking 3-35, while left-armer Junaid Khan (2-42) and Rumman Raees (2-44), on debut, also did their bit.