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At French Open, del Potro gets lost off court, wins on it

On the other hand, Del Potro's first rendezvous with Paris in five years was comparatively easy as he sailed into the third round after a sobbing Nicolas A...


Jason Roy reassured of England place despite poor form

The team have never missed a Champions Trophy while their absence sees Bangladesh return for the first time since 2006. Eoin Morgan has effectively guaran...


VVS Laxman hails Indian government's decision to not play with Pakistan

Bangladesh highlighted the issue in dramatic style by collapsing to 84 all out in reply to Champions Trophy title-holders India's 324 for seven in their fi...


Guentzel shines again as Pens surge to Game Two win

Pittsburgh had 11 shots on Rinne, and scored four times. Since Mike Sullivan took over behind the Penguins' bench in December 2015, his team has dropped four...


Ernesto Valverde confirmed as new Barcelona boss

Barcelona have named Ernesto Valverde of Spain as their new coach for the 2017/18 season. Valverde's arrival continues Barcelona's policy of hiring forme...


The Worst NBA Finals: 2002

That said, the Cavs are severely outgunned here and the Warriors made the Cavs defense look like it did just after the All-Star Game when everyone was pressin...


Kevin Durant lifts Warriors to Game 1 victory over Cavaliers

He added: "I mean, no other team has done this, right?" " He's one of the best in the game at being a trash talker ". "What happened in the past in my mind do...


Mike Brown to coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

But he also had eight of Cleveland's 20 turnovers, giving Golden State plenty of chances to get out in transition and further exploit Cleveland's defensive wo...


Watch ENG v NZ Telecast Champions Trophy 2017

Root did hit one six, depositing a Rubel Hossain delivery into the stands, but only after he had brought up his 10th one-day century and wanted to control the ...


Sabathia wins 4th straight, Hicks 6 RBIs, Yanks roll 12-2

And just like that a 4.70 ERA in April becomes a 3.08 ERA in May. Gardner is the 41st player to collect 1,000 hits with the Yankees . Darwin Barney will ...


Finals pick up where they left off

THE Golden State Warriors overcame a tough start, using a strong second half to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers , 113-91, on Thursday in Oakland (Friday, ...


Jake Guentzel climbing record book for Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins scored three goals in the final period to beat Nashville Predators 4-1 and take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final. Un...


Injured Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews doubtful for Champions Trophy opener

An unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 84 between Neil Broom (37 off 38 balls) and Corey Anderson (50 off 36) offered acceleration and relative calm at the death. Pa...


Six lessons the Lions must learn to win in New Zealand

In some ways it shows up the incredible contrast between today's professionals and the amateurs who played 26 games over three months, being beaten black and bl...


How to watch Game 1 of Cavs-Warriors

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are back in Oakland at the scene of their Game 7 victory last June to take on Stephen Curry and the Golden Stat...


'Sleeping' Tiger had not been drinking, tests show

According to an incident report obtained by TMZ , an investigation of Woods' Mercedes revealed what was described by officers as "fresh damage" to the auto. ...


Basketball: Warriors crush Cavaliers in Game One of NBA Finals

Last year, the Warriors earned the dubious distinction of being the first team to lose the best-of-seven series after leading 3-1. Curry finished with 28 poi...


Mixed emotions for Dixon after armed robbery

The Verizon IndyCar Series drivers take the to the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway from 12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET on Monday for their final practice sessi...


'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

LeBron James is getting ready to compete in his seventh straight NBA Finals , but it's his powerful words against racism Wednesday that caught Isiah Thomas'...


Zinedine Zidane revels in Real Madrid's La Liga triumph

Real needed just a point to wrap up the title and raced into the lead when Ronaldo scored in the second minute, ensuring the champions scored in every league ...


Cavs clinch third consecutive Eastern Conference Title in dominating fashion

With their home crowd behind them, the Celtics will be a formidable opponent. Down 3-1 in their Eastern Conference Finals matchup with the Cleveland Cavali...


Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead with dominant win vs Predators

Three of them went past Pekka Rinne , chasing the Predators goaltender for the first time this postseason. Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35...


Chris Sale: 'My Guys Allowed Me To Suck Tonight'

But the 2012 AL Cy Young Award victor had some nice moments as well, allowing just two hits and striking out four while throwing 88 pitches, 58 for strikes. T...


Curry, Durant help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 1

Their dominance - along with the inevitability of a Cavs-Warriors Finals - raised concerns about the league's competitive balance. As this highly anticipate...


Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Durant put up 23 points, six assists and four rebounds in his stellar first half on his way to a 38-point night. His teaming up with Andre Iguodala and Draymond...


Real Madrid's Bale risks losing dream final berth to Isco

The 32-year-old Portuguese has exploded reports of his demise with stunning hat-tricks against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals and Atletico in the last four...


Champions Trophy | England v/s Bangladesh: Jason Roy to open for hosts

Morgan also lauded the rest of the bowling attack for stepping up during Woakes' absence. "We couldn't take wickets in the middle of the innings, that is th...


Michael Bisping Outlines Why He's Still "Very Confident" GSP Bout is On

When GSP finally does step back inside the Octagon, it is going to be the first time he competed since defeating Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 over four years ago....


Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

As Real Madrid and Juventus prepare to lock horns once more in a Champions League final , memories of their first final meeting 19 years ago come flooding ...


Brown remains as Warriors coach for Game 1

Warriors starting center Zaza Pachulia returned after missing the final two games at San Antonio with a bruised right heel and contributed eight points and six...


Takuma Sato claims $2.45 million for Indianapolis 500 win

I didn't know if I could be as quick as anyone in IndyCar, and it was nice to have this competitive feeling". The Honda teams had a clear horsepower advanta...


Caps stellar in win; force Game 7

And now it's Game 7, and the main dynamic of the series is clear: Pittsburgh can explode; Ottawa tries to avoid that, any way it can. Crosby is at the hea...


Warburton unfazed by Lions rugby schedule

The current tour is something of a break from tradition for the Lions , who have played nearly exclusively against New Zealand's provincial teams on previous...


Eleven-year-old Alex submits Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby and His Excellency Mr Ahlangene Cyprian Sigcau, the South African Ambassador to Ireland, handed in the 827-page, 8.2kg document, det...


Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Open up the beer fridge, pass the Pringles and turn up the "Roundball Rock": the NBA Finals tipoff on Thursday when the Golden State Warriors host the Clevel...