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by | June 06, 2017 | 05:56

Murray needed four sets to tame Andrey Kuznetsov and Martin Klizan in the opening two rounds here before hitting his straps against Juan Martin del Potro and now Khachanov. Women's 4th rd: Elina Svitolina (Ukr) bt Petra Martic (Cro) 4-6 6-3 7-5, Simona Halep (Rom) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (Esp) 6-1 6-1. The Japanese star recovered from a terrible start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the French Open fourth round to reach a seventh Grand Slam ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:52

I said to him, 'Try to be calm.' Try to think about his family, his baby. Juan Martin del Potro set up a French Open blockbuster against Andy Murray on Thursday after a heartfelt display of compassion towards a stricken rival. "Hopefully he can feel better very, very soon, because he's a great player and we love to have him on tour". "We play great battles a year ago, one each", said Del Potro.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:48

This game wasn't unlike the other two. The only thing that saved the team was Pekka Rinne's incompetence. Scoring chances are 61-41 (59.8%) for Nashville . These charts are free at his Hockey Viz website after 2PM Atlantic time . "There's always stuff we need to clear up and do better, but there's always good stuff, and that's what we need to focus on".

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:46

Maybe this is Subban's way of letting Crosby know his trash talk is weak. While the Predators , who lost the opening two games of the series in Pittsburgh , had an offensive breakout to win Game Three 5-1 on home ice, Laviolette predicted there would be no Cup celebrations in Nashville without a tighter defense.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:43

They will appear in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year and will face the victor of the ongoing Eastern Conference Finals showdown between the Boston Celtics and the defending NBA champions Cleveland Cavaliers . We only saw glimpses of him, but the Spurs got all of him. Fans will remember how the Spurs were crushing the Golden State Warriors until Leonard's ankle injury.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:37

Gareth Bale has not seen the best of form lately as he was nearly absent during his side's 2016/17 campaign which saw them lift the la Liga trophy and reach the Champions League finals. Hazard was hugely influential in helping Antonio Conte's side win the their second Premier League title in the last three seasons. Eden Hazard believes Chelsea can make a big impression in next season's Champions League if they can bring in a couple of key additions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:37

The field of 291 spellers was narrowed by a written test on Tuesday and spelling on stage on Wednesday. When she's not spelling words like fastuous - meaning ostentatious or showy - and causerie - meaning an informal light conversation - correctly on national television, Padhy likes to read books and solve math problems.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:34

Grande seemed overcome by emotion throughout the show which came less than 24 hours after seven people were killed and 48 injured in a terror attack in London Bridge . Grande hugged the students, some of whom were at her May 22 concert when a suicide bomber killed 22 people and wounded several others. He dedicated the song "to the attractive people who were killed and injured in the Manchester terror attack".

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:30

Most importantly the Cavs cleaned up those possessions from the opener when Kevin Durant simply walked to the basket uncontested and dunked. "So we just got to figure out how we can be better in Game 3". That's obviously high praise given the other dynamic tandems to have played in the National Basketball Association, and it's especially insane given that Durant and Curry are in the midst of just their first season together with Golden State .

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:22

Truex picked up his seventh and eighth stage wins of the season and extended his points lead by nine over Kyle Larson . The victory gives Johnson 11 in his career at the Monster Mile, and his third Monster Energy Series win in 2017. He showed why Dover remains a favorite stop of his. Denny Hamlin; 9. Kevin Harvick; 10. He started in the rear due to a gearbox change. The NASCAR rulebook states: "Loss of wheel (s) due to improper installation will result in a mandatory minimum four-race ...

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:15

Then less than 24 hours later, after scans at close of play, an England and Wales Cricket Board statement confirmed what everyone suspected - that he will play no further part in the tournament. On his return from a maiden stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL), Woakes nursed a quadriceps niggle and missed two of the three one-dayers against South Africa that preceded the eight-team Champions Trophy .

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:18

He adds he is their Mr Fix It, their jack of all trades. That is, despite the Blues most experienced player boasting 1592 minutes in the position, including a World Cup final. Lanai's brother, Tony Dawson, was one of the stars of Chatham High School's University Shield winning teams in 1980/81 and represented NSW Combined High Schools.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:15

Apparently, it's so strong that she is able to beat the official Women's World Golf Ranking projections. Two-time defending champion Anna Nordqvist followed her opening 64 with a 71 to drop two strokes behind along with Moriya Jutanugarn - Ariya's older sister - and Jeong Eun Lee.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:16

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - LeBron James has been brilliant in the first two games of the NBA Finals , which still have been lopsided losses for his Cleveland Cavaliers . The Warriors lead the Finals 1-0 against the Cavaliers . That's a big ask - even for James. Stoneback said the action on Game 2 has been light compared to Game 1.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:09

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale entered Sunday's game at Camden Yards with the best wins above replacement of any starting pitcher in major league baseball (3.3), but that didn't deter the Orioles in the first inning. The lefty tossed six innings, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out nine and only walking one. In 13 games against Boston this season, Schoop is hitting.356 (16-for-45) with eight RBIs.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:03

A national search for the next Ohio State head coach will begin immediately . He is the all-time wins leader and owns the record for most games coached at Ohio State. "Thad and I at the end of this season, had a sit-down meeting and talked about the goals and objectives that I felt we needed and he felt we needed in order to get our program back to where he built it".

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:01

The Kiwis reached match point at 8-1, but what could have been the deciding race was abandoned as the time limit expired on a fluky day on San Francisco Bay. Two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA sailed a masterful race on Bermuda's Great Sound to beat Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday and earn a bonus point in the 35th America's Cup match that starts in two weeks.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:03

The teams took a point apiece - a result that was arguably of most benefit to Group A rivals England , who launched the tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides with an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:03

This was Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam championship, and she ran into a determined Mladenovic, who was backed by a vocal crowd of countrymen who chanted her nickname, Kiki, throughout the match. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open. Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic is through to the fourth round of the French Open after swatting aside Germany's Carina Witthoeft in straight sets.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:02

Ainslie's Land Rover BAR crew pulled up on the third of seven legs on Bermuda's Great Sound after the camber arm in the high-tech wing sail broke during the opening race against Emirates Team New Zealand . "A bit of a shame for those guys.it was shaping up to be a good race", New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling said in televised comments after the British crew retired.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:58

On Monday, a judge sentenced the former fighter, whose real name is Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver , to a life sentence, via TMZ Sports . While she said she doesn't know how much time is enough, she says she believes War Machine would kill her if he were to ever be released.

by | June 06, 2017 | 05:00

The qualifier, whose ability to mix up backhand slices and drives had kept Svitolina off-balance thus far, found her sliced strokes in particular landing too short and too high, and her 22-year-old opponent took full advantage. Croatia's Petra Martic serves against Madison Keys of the USA during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France .

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:52

Lawmakers stood in silence as a mark of respect for victims during a session of Parliament attended by Afghan Ambassador to Australia Wahidullah Waissi. The Taliban, seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster by US -led forces, denied responsibility and said they condemned attacks that have no legitimate target and killed civilians.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:52

Halep crushed Suarez 6-1, 6-1, in one hour. Ukraines Svitolina dug deep to produce her best tennis in adversity, beating Croatian qualifier Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, while Halep ensured a resounding 6-1, 6-1 victory. "He's a very kind person", she said. Halep came flying out the blocks to race into a 5-0 lead and the second set was equally as brutal for her opponent, who put up little resistance on her way to defeat.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:52

At 33, Dumervil had three sacks last season for the Ravens as he battled an Achilles injury that limited him to eight games. When healthy, the 33-year-old Dumervil could serve as a valuable asset to San Francisco's mediocre pass rush. However, while they expect big things from Thomas, the 2017 season will be as much about their previous two picks, DeForest Buckner and Arik Armstead .

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:50

Her dad could not be more proud. "It's what she likes", he said. "It's what she always wants to do - play soccer", Gerardo Hernandez said. Mili Hernandez , who is one of the best players of the Omaha Azzuri Cachorros's 11-year-old squad, was about to play in the finals of the Springfield Soccer Club tournament on Sunday when she was told that her team had been disqualified because she looks like a boy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:47

Reports also say Kevin produces in his spare time, and was the one who allegedly produced the beat for the song. It was so aesthetically pleasing that there were discussions about it being featured in the 2012 film " Thunderstruck ", which starred Durant.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:47

With a few players emerging from a disappointing Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign and injuries, defending champions India , who have unmatched pedigree on paper, are all set to defend their title in the ICC Champions Trophy to be held in England and Wales from June 1-18.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:44

Now that they are a year wiser and a Kevin Durant better, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are favored against the Cleveland Cavaliers in their NBA Finals rubber match. And if he feels confident going into a series against an overpowering Warriors team filled with four All-Stars, then the rest of Cleveland should, too.

by | June 06, 2017 | 04:47

If the planet is reduced to a barren core, the remnants may carry on orbiting the star just as Mercury orbits the sun . In late May and early June 2016, astronomers using the KELT-North telescope at Winer Observatory in Arizona noticed a tiny drop in the star's brightness - only about half of one percent - which indicated that a planet may have passed in front of the star.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:40

Volquez dedicated Saturday's game to former Royals team-mate Yordano Ventura, who died in a January vehicle accident and would have turned 26 on Saturday. One of the biggest threats to Volquez's no-hitter came to lead off the fourth , when Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon made a diving stop on a sharp Fuentes ground ball.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:36

That was the cue for Tamim and the diminutive Mushfiqur to take charge. He was out when a skyed pull off Plunkett was held by wicket-keeper Jos Buttler. The way they are playing, if you look at the last two years, their performance, they win nearly everything. The hosts have all their areas covered and will have the momentum on their side as the home support and conditions favour them.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:31

Known to have a strict attitude towards discipline, the legendary leg-spinner is reportedly not on the best of terms with Kohli . You're a name, you're captain of India, you're coach of India, you'll have to deal with it. Kumble wasn't even in the original shortlist of candidates the BCCI had finalised, back in 2016, because he had no formal coaching experience. Despite the apparent tensions, Kumble has had a brilliant run as coach, helping the Kohli-led side win all five Test series ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:26

The Razorbacks fell 5-4 to the Bears to fall into the losers bracket in the Fayetteville Regional. Arkansas, which came into the regional with an SEC-leading 80 home runs on the year, had yet to send a ball over the fence this weekend. In all, Knutson (8-2) would allow one run on one hit over his 2 2/3 innings before Fromson took over to start the eighth. Bonfield led the Arkansas attack with a 3-for-5 night, and Biggers added a single and two walks in his four plate appearances.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:25

According to John Cross of the Daily Mirror , West Brom boss Tony Pulis is keen on acquiring the services of the Englishman, with newly-promoted clubs Newcastle and Brighton also understood to be keeping tabs on the situation. However, his contract is up at the end of the season, and after refusing to play for the Yorkshire club, it is clear that he wants out. Manager Rafa Benitez had been linked with a move for Gibbs as he looks to bring in cover for regular left-back Paul Dummett ...