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Nadal wary of Thiem's 'huge potential'

It's a big challenge but I am up for it", said Djokovic who was also runner-up in Paris in 2012, 2014 and 2015. It is the Austrian sixth seed's first vict...


A Big Day At The America's Cup Bermuda

Team New Zealand helmsman, Peter Burling, admitted afterwards the incident "was fully our error" due to the crew "trying to get off the start clean" and catch ...


Spithill and Oracle rise to the challenge

A couple of uncharacteristic errors from New Zealand meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily. The ...


Ainslie retires from America's Cup trials race with damage

All crew members were unharmed, although the same could not be said for the boat. "We've had a really tough day and unfortunately we suffered a breakdown in t...


To Win Champions League at Home, a Great Feeling: Welshman Bale

Bale didn't get to start in Saturday's Champions League final , but went on as a late substitute and got to celebrate the title in his hometown as Real Madr...


The Warriors are ripping up every bit of National Basketball Association history

While that's certainly an issue, it's not one of the two biggest problems facing Cleveland: The Warriors are torching the nets while the Cavs are cold. "We'...


Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

He broke Carreno Busta four times to take the first set, at the end of which the world number 21 needed a lengthy break to have treatment and bandaging applied ...


Antonio Conte renews interest in Leonardo Bonucci

Diego Costa claims Antonio Conte has ruthlessly told him he is not wanted at Chelsea any more - by leaving him a message while on worldwide duty. Costa wa...


Likely favorite Classic Empire to miss Belmont with abscess

ET. It's not going to draw anywhere near the attention of the 2015 race when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown. Other notable scratches include Kentucky De...


England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand

However, the tourists' chase got off to a awful start with Luke Ronchi dismissed for a golden duck, and though Kane Williamson hit an impressive 87, they we...


Djokovic and Nadal secure Roland Garros progress

A day after Angelique Kerber became the first No. 1 player to lose in the first round of the French Open in the Open Era, defending champion Garbine Muguru...


Halep pulls off great escape to join Pliskova in semis

This could play a very crucial part in determining the outcome of this match as Halep has already broken serve 18 times at the French Open 2017 so far, an...


Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox

In his 78.0 innings and 6-2 record this year, Sale has a nice 2.77 ERA with 110 Ks and 16 BBs. The Red Sox head to NY with a chance to take over first place i...


LeBron's podium protest is reminder that The King gets his way

Kevin Durant hit a game-high 33 points, while Stephen Curry recorded his first play-off triple-double, with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists . "Much ...


Michy Batshuayi: I can't spend another year on the Chelsea bench

Everyone knows that I have to play more, that I have to score goals". " There is the World Cup next year and I want to be ready to play ". Still just 23 yea...


Sailing - Ainslie's Land Rover BAR team break wing in America's Cup semi

Some of the crew were thrown overboard, while others, including Burling, remained trapped in the vessel as it teetered upright while they waited for the safety ...


Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out

Mladenovic pulled off the victory despite 16 double-faults, seven in each of the last two sets at Court Suzanne-Lenglen. Defending French Open champion Gar...


Kyle Busch has unusual reaction to Austin Dillon question

He heard the whispers - actually, they were more like loud, rude comments made by Saturday Night Live's Drunk Uncle at a party - that the only reason he was in ...


Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Makarova's take when informed of the history made by her victory? After winning both Australia and the US Opens last season and finishing in the finals at ...


Ravens release TE Dennis Pitta after third hip injury

The third such injury could likely be career ending for Pitta, 31. He dislocated his hip again in the third game of the 2014 season and was told by doctors 14 m...


America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

Ainslie said: "It looked like a slight misjudgement on the rake and angle not going to pass judgement, these boats are incredibly hard to sail". A New Zealand...


Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo

He's been bad in his past four games, contributing only 14 points in 92 minutes overall. Harrison Barnes , the player Durant replaced in the Warriors' lineup...


Nebraska soccer association apologizes to girl

However, Mili's family is skeptical, considering another official form, which came from a tournament organizer, said she was a girl - unsurprising, considering ...


Murray, Wawrinka, Halep to QFs, Monfils Out

He has played 32 five-set matches in his career - and lost only nine of them. "I know it will be very tough but I will fight as hard as I can and hopefully pl...


Scooter Gennett hits 4 home runs for Reds to tie Major League Baseball record

Gennett, who came to Cincinnati from Milwaukee in spring training, becomes the first Reds player and 17th player in Major League Baseball to hit four home r...


Garbine Muguruza hits out at French Open crowd

The answer was - hard. This was Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam championship, and she ran into a determined Mladenovic, who was backed ...


Baby Luna has reached peak cuteness at a baseball game

The Mariners also allowed Legend, Teigen and Luna to have the run of the ballpark, allowing them access to the team's dugout. She nailed it on the day, but ...


While the Golden State Warriors crack jokes, LeBron James gives away nothing

We are witnessing a minimum of four (possibly six!) Hall Of Fame level players on the court at the same time. Having refused to leave the locker room followin...


The problem with Cavs' plan for LeBron James' last stand

Through two games in the NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers have had no answer for the Golden State Warriors' high-octane offense. Durant is 10 for 1...


New Bills cornerback took eight-hour, $932 Uber trip to Buffalo

The seven-year National Football League veteran wanted to make it to Buffalo in time for Monday's organized team activities. "His father was tortured, came he...


Bob Stoops Retiring As Sooners' Coach

The 33-year-old Riley was hired in 2015 to run the offense after spending several seasons at Texas Tech and East Carolina. Berry Tramel posted the story, quot...


Pat for Tahir and Amla

The win will likely now make South Africa favourites in their group but it certainly isn't an easy one - tomorrow the two other sides in the group meet in Bir...


Dominic Thiem Outclasses Novak Djokovic in Roland Garros

But Djokovic looked a shadow of the player who won here 12 months ago to become the first man since 1969 to hold all four grand slam titles at the same time. In...


Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

No more pain. It's okay to be scared and it's normal. " You fall asleep and die ". "The time is right and you're ready... just do it babe". "No more pushing...


Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers

And in keeping with that theme, the rest of this column is going to be about how things were better back in the day - back when there a nice little thing known ...