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by | June 14, 2017 | 07:46

Nadal did not drop a set and conceded just 35 games throughout the seven matches, a record only bettered by Bjorn Borg in 1978. It was the only opportunity he presented the Swiss in the 2 hour, 5 minute match. Nadal continued to hold serve easily and then, getting his groundstrokes right and playing with plenty of depth, broke on Wawrinka's very next service game to take the lead 4-2.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:45

On top of that, Jackson is expected to hold a private workout with the Lakers on Tuesday afternoon and meet with management over lunch. "That's what I've been working on this summer". I learned from the mistake I made. It's just something that I had to do. "I'm making it through it". Ball said he has sold more than 500 pairs of the ZO2 shoes, but expects sales to pick up more due to a looming deadline.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:40

He is 9-0 with a 1.67 ERA in 11 starts for the Astros, who have the best record in the major leagues. The 27-year-old is coming off a superb 2016 campaign in which he went 16-8, led the National League with a 2.13 ERA and finished third in NL Cy Young Award voting.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:37

A versatile position player, Lewis played third base and center field at the start of his high school career before playing exclusively shortstop as a senior. There's plenty of room for regret if two-way players Hunter Greene and Brendan McKay, who were widely advertised as the best players available, end up succeeding as professionals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:42

During his testimony , Sessions insisted, under oath, "I recused myself, not because of any wrongdoing... but because of department regulation". In an explosive Senate intelligence hearing last week , Comey testified that - based on Trump's statements - he believes he was sacked because of the investigation into Russian election meddling and potential collusion with the Trump campaign.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:37

Video of the DUI arrest of golf legend Tiger Woods will reportedly be released Wednesday, according to the Jupiter Police Department. Officers said he found it hard to keep his eyes open and walk during a roadside examination. Woods was taken into police custody and cited for DUI and improper parking. " I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again ".

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:38

The Warriors also made 9 threes in the first quarter, the most in one quarter in NBA Finals history. I put the time in every year to get better, to work on your game and to be ready for those kind of moments'. "I don't think our careers are the same, as far as changing teams", James said, as transcribed by ForTheWin. It would have been understandable if James had been dour given that his hopes to win a fourth title and second straight with Cleveland evaporated in the closing ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:36

According to the statement, Ronaldo took advantage of what is known as "the Beckham law" in Spain, which allows foreign athletes to pay an income tax rate of 24 percent, rather than the 48 percent applied to Spanish nationals. He earned $93m (£72m) from salary, bonuses and endorsements previous year. The prosecutor said that after Ronaldo signed a contract to join Real Madrid in December 2008, he ceded his image rights to a company called Tollin Associates Ltd.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:25

It has been suggested the Premier League has discussed the addition of a 7:45 p.m. slot on Saturday evenings from the 2019-20 season, which would increase the number of live games when the next broadcasting deal is negotiated. Sky broadcast the vast majority of Premier League matches shown live on UK television last season that featured the likes of champions Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool , Leicester City and Sunderland.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:27

Five-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike "Doc" Emrick, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning Inside-the-Glass analyst Pierre McGuire called Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:22

The Executive Board of the IOC announced its decision for the event programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Friday 9 June. "I'm not very good in a three-on-three thing, I'm more of a five-on-five guy". As far as what teams are selected and how teams qualify, that's still unclear. The winners will head to the World Cup in France later this month. I think that can be like that for 3-on-3.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:20

Irish War Cry , who led the field for the majority of the race, finished second and one-eyed horse Patch finished in third place. "I think he ran a sneaky good race in the Derby", Pletcher said of Tapwrit . Irish War Cry held on to finish second, while Meantime faded to an eighth-place showing. With those two, Pletcher finished first and third on Saturday.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:16

Both tires on the left side of the vehicle were flat, and police said there was fresh damage to the driver's side. One of two Jupiter Police Department officers tells him he can perform the test without his shoes. A police report claimed Woods was found asleep at the wheel and when officers spoke to him he had "extremely slow and slurred speech". Weinstein said prosecutors would have to use other evidence that Woods was impaired, such as failing roadside sobriety tests, being found ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:16

From 3-5, Murray was able to rally and take the first set to a tiebreak where he won it 7-6 (8) after Del Potro sent a forehand wide on set point in what ended up being a thriller first set. "It was a very tough first set and after that I really got into it, " said Wawrinka, the 2015 champion. I knew that if I stayed behind the baseline, he can only do so much.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:11

Aberdeen directors held a board meeting yesterday to discuss their manager's situation and Celtic's bid to sign winger Jonny Hayes. McInnes, who will take his assistant Tony Docherty with him if he moves to Wearside, has done superbly during his four years in charge at Pittodrie.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:10

Mayweather has not stepped into the ring since September 2015, when he beat Andre Berto to retain his world welterweight title. The cancellation of the date request paves the way for Mayweather vs. "Mayweather v McGregor will not be on the agenda for tomorrow's commission meeting", Bennett exclusively told World Boxing News in a further revelation on the situation at hand.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:09

Both those two sets could have gone either way. Andy Murray produced his most impressive display of 2017 to defeat Juan Martin del Potro to reach the fourth round of the French Open . The unseeded Cornet was a surprisingly easy victor against No. 9 Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, 6-2, 6-1, while No. 28 Garcia edged Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan 6-4, 4-6, 9-7.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:04

Duh. "Me personally, I liked it", said Lue. "Or it's over with". The Cavs have improved their game overall game consistently throughout the course of the first four games and they finally got that first win they so desperately needed. "And we've proven that". Tight whistle in Game 5 of the NBA Finals . "No he didn't make that call - not right after the game", Durant said. Forward Draymond Green admitted the Warriors lacked typical focus and intensity to start Game 3, and he expected ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:07

In Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers by a score of 129-120 to take home their second NBA title in three years. "And then there has to be that incredible will". For James, it did a year ago. "We felt like Kevin could come in and help us and, like I said, make it all complete", Green said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:03

The Press Association is reporting Everton's offer for him includes add-ons and, if the fee does rise to £30m, he would become the third most expensive goalkeeper in history behind Gianluigi Buffon and Ederson . Former manager David Moyes claimed towards the end of his tenure that Pickford would be England's future No 1 for the senior team., and his club see things similarly, slapping a strict valuation their prized asset.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:36

Any potential deal to bring Griezmann to Old Trafford now looks extremely hard, however, following the confirmation of Atletico Madrid's transfer ban. He knows Morata well, having given the player his Real Madrid debut in 2010. The 24-year-old has all the attributes to become a top player and with a good run of games, we could see the best out of him at Old Trafford.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:31

Or, possibly, the Lakers really do prefer Jackson to Ball, L.A. gets Paul George next year and the purple and gold are back to their yearly playoff runs sooner than everybody thought. The Lakers , with the second pick, will take a look at him, and the Sixers, with the third, would love his defense, though they may look for a more developed shooter or playmaker for their system.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:30

He will have his chance to win a spot in the infield for the Blue Jays organization. Bukauskas was selected by the Houston Astros with the 15th overall pick in the draft . Warmoth was a switch-hitter in high school but hits exclusively from the right side now. With average range and arm strength, he's probably better suited for second base.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:26

This has not been the most grueling of Cup Final schedules. Game 6 will be in Nashville on Sunday evening at 8 p.m. on NBC. But Subban still finished atop the possession leaderboard for the Predators . I thought head coach Mike Sullivan's " we haven't lost games because of goaltending " was particularly noteworthy. I'm tempted to side with the Penguins to close this out because they are a veteran team that's won big games on the road and the last thing they want is a game seven for the ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:25

It has left them needing a reliable back-up option for Belgian global Courtois, and Caballero was identified as a veteran who could come to Stamford Bridge and sit on the bench without complaints after serving as relief to City number 1 Claudio Bravo last season.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:23

India will face Bangladesh on Thursday in the other semifinal at Edgbaston. And it seemed like it wasn't going to be their day when Pakistan opener Azhar Ali was dropped on nought by Asela Gunaratne at point. Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez both fell to tame legside catches before Azhar's painstaking 34 ended when he fended at paceman Suranga Lakmal and Kusal Mendis held an awkward catch at a wide slip position.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:23

Houston Astros' Norichika Aoki runs to first after hitting into a fielder's choice during the third inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers , on June 12, 2017, in Houston . Uh-oh. The Astros already depleted rotation just got thinner, with Lance McCullers joining fellow starters Dallas Keuchel , Charlie Morton , and Colin McHugh on the DL.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:21

Durant , who lost in his only previous NBA Finals appearance in 2012, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior to the game. That stung ever since, and even Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City. Asked if he feels the necessary pieces are available on the market, James said, "I'm not in the front office, but I know our front office is going to try to put our ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:14

Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr, but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that. So even though Friday was a bad night for the Warriors, at least they head home with good news. Because the officials did not call the technical on Draymond, it allowed him to remain in the game.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:17

Second seed Djokovic was a shadow of the player who a year ago completed a career Grand Slam by winning Roland Garros for the first time to hold all four major trophies simultaneously. It is a repeat of last year's semi-final, which Murray won in four sets before going on to lose in the final. He added that he thinks "quite probably" the semifinals will be No.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:15

Anthony Rizzo . The Cubs slugger had himself a day, going 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot with three RBI. Jay Bruce followed by whiffing and Neil Walker walked to bring up Lucas Duda , who also struck out to end the inning. Teams rarely announce during the game that players were removed because of the score. Lester will bring a 4.13 ERA and 1.35 WHIP into a road start against the Mets next time he toes the rubber.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:12

The weekend included a welcome reception and Junkanoo social at The Pier, a golf tournament at Baha Mar's Royal Blue golf course, a city tour, a golf and cheerleading clinic with Doug Williams and the Legends and a Sunset Cruise. Washington's director of college scouting Scott Campbell becomes a senior personnel executive, while Kyle Smith will take over his old role. But Williams brushed off the notion of being a "celebrity" hire because of his connections to the Redskins' Super Bowl ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:11

After dropping last year's title to Cleveland making the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history from a 3-1 deficit, the Warriors vowed not to stumble again. "I'm telling you, I had this whole document ready". In the fourth quarter, with the Cavaliers still lingering after all of the swings the Warriors took at them, Curry and Durant resumed going to the hoop to get a 12-point lead that they protected until the end this time .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:09

Durant was named the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals on Monday after claiming an elusive NBA championship over the Cleveland Cavaliers . Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving , who scored 26 points, was already turning the pain into passion for another run at the finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:04

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green , left, goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver . Congrats to Durant and the Golden State Warriors .