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Sport Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals
Author: 0 Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

The last two women's quarterfinals are also on the schedule: Karolina Pliskova against Caroline Garcia, and Simona Halep against Elina Svitolina. The good news for India is that seventh seeds Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada reached the mixed doubles final, beating third seeds A.

Author: 0 Scotland's Charlie Mulgrew: Beating England would mean everything to me

Beginning with their first encounter in November 1872, the neighbours faced off nearly every year until 1984, when the British Home Championship was abolished. "I remember Don Hutchison scored at Wembley". "It is going to take everyone - manager, players, staff and fans - to have a really good night and for them to have an off night".

Sport I Want To Retire At Barcelona - Messi
Author: 0 I Want To Retire At Barcelona - Messi

According to a report from Spanish newspaper outlet Marca , Messi and the club have agreed on a contract extension that will keep him around until either 2021 or 2022. Messi, undoubtedly one of the greatest players in the world, did not have a bad season by any means previous year. The 2016-17 season saw Messi end as the top scorer in Spain with 37 goals in the Liga Santander, five in the Kings Cup and 11 in the Champions League, despite Barca only reaching the quarter-final stage of the ...

Sport Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Author: 0 Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

James began making his presence known early and did a bit of everything. LeBron and Kyrie combined for 28 third-quarter points, with Irving going for 13 points and four assists in the frame. The Cavs bench contributed a meager 7 points total from Iman Shumpert and Deron Williams but that was compensated by Kevin Love's 17 points and 17 rebounds.

Sport Kane eager to transfer red-hot club form to England
Author: 0 Kane eager to transfer red-hot club form to England

Kane's focus right now is on England matters, having recovered from illness on Spurs' post-season trip to Hong Kong and avoided the injuries that have denied him the chance to play for Gareth Southgate until now. If I score maybe a hat-trick at the weekend and a couple in the next game (against France on Tuesday), the ratio might not look so bad. It's been suggested that the highly-paid English Premier League stars don't view the fixture in the way players of the past did, with ...

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins battle of birthdays to reach French Open final

Karolina Pliskova has leveled her semifinal match against Simona Halep at the French Open . She said: "I'm really happy with my win today and it was a really tough match". At times during a match of 16 service breaks the impetuosity of youth betrayed her as she seemed on the verge of youthful tantrums in the hot Court Philippe Chatrier sunshine, especially when she lost four games in a row to lose the second set.Thirty first seed Bacsinszky, who needed a bandage applied to her right ...

Author: 0 Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins

He was shaky in the Penguins' 5-3 win in Game 1 , pulled in the Penguins' 4-1 in Game 2 , solid in the Predators' 5-1 win in Game 3 and brilliant, particularly in a game-saving, second-period performance in the Predators' 4-1 win in Game 4 .

Sport Paul Pogba reveals why Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is special
Author: 0 Paul Pogba reveals why Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is special

My first season here in Manchester was good, but quite complicated. I got fed up and exhausted of football until the last day. "But the more I trained the better it got". "He deserves his name". 'He's [Mourinho] is a manager who is really close with the players. Personally, he welcomed me. "That's all a player needs".

Author: 0 WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 10th day

Dive in for the all the headlines and sidelines from the fifth day. Ostapenko had never been beyond the third round at a major before arriving in Paris . Rain postponed the men's quarterfinals involving Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic on a stop-and-start day at the French Open on Tuesday. As a result of the downpours, all four men's quarter-finals will be played on Wednesday with Andy Murray against Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka facing Marin Cilic.

Sport Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video
Author: 0 Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

Woods was then unable to tie either of his shoes as the officer eventually asked him to remove both his shoes. While the arrest report showed Woods had no alcohol in his system, results of a urine test that have not been released will go a long way in determining Woods' marketability.

Sport Giants score four in 10th to down Brewers
Author: 0 Giants score four in 10th to down Brewers

RHP Corey Knebel posted his seventh save of the season Wednesday, getting two strikeouts in a ideal ninth inning against the Giants . Thames hitting a solo shot in the 3rd and Sogard also hitting a solo homer in the bottom of 9th that help the Brewers come back and tie the game.

Author: 0 No result again gives Australia hopes a cold shower

Smith's frustration was amplified by the fact they were just four overs away from the Duckworth-Lewis method being activated, which would have earned them a crucial two points. "They're both obviously world class players - they can both be destructive without hitting those massively big shots", he said. Chasing a modest target of 183 for a win, Australia were 83 for one in 16 overs when rained arrived at the Oval and the match could not be resumed after that.

Sport Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1
Author: 0 Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

But instead of one person, it was five. Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in this Stanley Cup Final , but the Predators beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Monday night to even the best-of-seven series at 2-2. Filip Forsberg's empty-net goal at 16:37 of the third period completed the scoring. "He's just been so good, timely goals and composed". "We believe that we have some guys that are due to score some goals here", Sullivan said Tuesday.

Sport Jimmy Garoppolo won't rule out contract extension with New England Patriots
Author: 0 Jimmy Garoppolo won't rule out contract extension with New England Patriots

There was a drill during New England Patriots mandatory minicamp practice Wednesday in which quarterback Tom Brady threw to his receivers, tight ends and running backs in the end zone against air (no defense). "I'm not really thinking about it too much right now, because there's so much going on with (organized team activities), and training camp is right around the corner".

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo tops the world's highest-paid athletes in 2017

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard ranks No. 15 on a list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, compiled by Forbes . Just one year after becoming the first UFC fighter to make the top 100 of the Forbes list at 85, McGregor has now climbed up to 24, tied with Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, having earned $34m (£26m) in the last year.

Author: 0 Cops Release Video Of Tiger Woods' Awkward DUI Arrest

The arrest affidavit listed four medications, including Vicodin, that Woods reported taking. You can hear Woods answering the officer's questions. The footage was shot early Monday morning from a Jupiter PD dash cam. The front bumper on the driver's side also had been slightly dislodged. Woods was arrested about 3 a.m., booked into jail and released on his own recognizance with no bond a few hours later, according to records.

Sport Longhorns track and field team breaks school record at NCAA Championships
Author: 0 Longhorns track and field team breaks school record at NCAA Championships

Bolt completed a "treble treble" of 100m, 200m and 4x100m Olympic titles at the 2016 Rio Games, but had his 2008 relay gold stripped last month after team mate Nesta Carter's re-tested sample showed traces of a banned substance. I'd hear again and again 'Oh, we're going to go have fun.' And I was, like, 'No! Only USC has had more All-Americans in the event (13) than SIU (12).

Author: 0 Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors

Kevin Love provided a needed scoring boost in Game 2 after Kyrie Irving did the same in Game 1 but nearly no one else came through, sending the Cavs to a 132-113 loss and an 0-2 series deficit. James has averaged 10.0 ppg with 4.5 rpg and 4.0 apg shooting 44.4 percent from the field during the second half of the first two NBA Finals games.

Sport Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks
Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Carter almost had a second homer but right fielder Mookie Betts made a leaping catch at the wall after the ball went through the arms of a fan in the first row. NY tied the game in the second when Aaron Hicks scored on a throwing error by Betts after a single to right field by Gregorius. He takes the place of LHP Eduardo Rodriguez, who injured his right knee slipping on a bullpen mound before a 7-5 loss at Baltimore on June 1.

Author: 0 Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

He does empower us to do our jobs , which we're very appreciative of. We're 2-2. It's even. “If anything we just need to press a little more, ” Cullen said. "I don't know that we feel that we're against the ropes". "'Desperate' is a amusing word for me because it gets thrown around our game a lot". "It always has a connotation of hopelessness.

Sport Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout
Author: 0 Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James , right, shoots against. The Warriors are proving to be a much better up-tempo team than the Cavs. When Cleveland fell behind 2-0 in last year's finals, The Vertical's Chris Mannix reported that Love could be on his way to another team that offseason.

Author: 0 Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

So the flawless playoff mark wasn't overly lauded. "So it's still a win for us", he said. "We know, trust me, we know". Although the Cavs lost Game 1 and 2, they've had standout performances by LeBron, Kevin Love , 28, Kyrie Irving , 25, and Iman Shumpert , 26.

Author: 0 NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

As it stands, James is a better basketball player than Durant. It's impossible to 100% verify, but it sure does sound like Durant and James on the recording. Over the last couple of months, James has been previewing album reviews from his home, including rapper Kendrick Lamar's latest installment . One million retweets may be a lot to ask, but it'll (hopefully) come close.

Sport LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors
Author: 0 LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

The Golden State Warriors now lead the defending-champion Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0 in the 2017 NBA Finals . But it's going to be hard to move Thompson for two reasons: 1) His agent is Rich Paul, who is LeBron's guy; 2) Thompson is making $16.4 million next year, then $17.4 million, then $18.5 million.

Sport 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris
Author: 0 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

But Wozniacki's best result here was one quarterfinal, in 2010, with clay being her least comfortable surface. How right those folks were. However, Mladenovic has had the most impressive victories, which is more encouraging, while besides her win over Venus, Bacsinszky has beaten up on players ranked outside of the top-50.

Sport Pakistan's injured Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Pakistan's injured Riaz ruled out of Champions Trophy

That made it hard. While Amir left the field after one ball in what would have been his ninth over, due to cramps, Riaz limped off after twisting his ankle. "The way Shikhar batted was really good to see", Kohli said. "As a Pakistani supporter, the drab show was a painful watch indeed as India once again proved that it has a stranglehold over its neighbour that it is in no mood to relinquish", Afridi wrote in his column for the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Sport Halep advances to French Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Halep advances to French Open quarterfinals

Of course, I let her a little bit back into the game, but she knows how to come back in the matches, and she always fights for every ball. Dabrowski and Bopanna, the seventh seeds, won their semifinal 7-5, 6-3 Wednesday against No. Shaking it off, Svitolina lashed an inside-out forehand for match point at 6-5. "I think it meant a lot that he took that decision ". It's no secret that whoever is the strongest mentally will end up taking this title and Davenport agrees.

Author: 0 Mathews: I'm fully fit to play as a batsman

That gave all of us the confidence to start striking the ball well, but initially the openers gave us a good start as well. "We will all have to pull our socks up and give a great performance tomorrow", said Matthews. The Indian team management took a big call in not picking off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in the last game as they opted for Ravindra Jadeja as the lone spinner.

Author: 0 Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

Arvidsson made it a 3-1 Nashville lead with his first goal since the end of the first round. One. Two. Three. Four saves , with the last being absolutely unreal. "Obviously they're two really good years, right?" They're good chances and it is what it is. "We definitely know what our identity is", defenseman P.K.

Author: 0 Trump not allowed to block users on Twitter - Lawyers

Users of blocked accounts can not follow Trump and they have difficulty viewing his posts , finding them through Twitter's search function, learning which accounts follow the president, and participating in comment-thread discussions about his tweets, it said.

Sport Lukaku in agreement with new Premier League Club
Author: 0 Lukaku in agreement with new Premier League Club

Romelu Lukaku wants to rejoin Chelsea and has told his advisers to seal a deal for him to return to Stamford Bridge, the Daily Mail reports . Bayern are latest to be linked with the 24-year-old, who admits a decision has been made. That would be the most handsome thing. Every time I saw him after that and played him in the Premier League, he remembered me as a small kid. "I don't want to stay at the same level".

Sport 1000 injured in panic after soccer game
Author: 0 1000 injured in panic after soccer game

However, as the match progressed, it was obvious the trophy was going to remain in the Spanish capital. Police are now investigating what exactly caused the stampede, after the authorities faced a backlash over their seemingly ineffective crowd control measures.

Sport Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11
Author: 0 Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

David Paulino gave up 3 runs on 8 hits while striking out 4 over 5.2 innings of work, not factoring in the decision. Moustakas drove an 0-1 pitch from Ken Giles (1-2) to right with Salvador Perez aboard. He is 2-2 with a 2.34 ERA. Kansas City is 11-2 in Vargas' last 13 home starts and 7-20 in their last 27 against the AL West while the under is 7-0 in Vargas' last 7 starts against the AL West.

Author: 0 Murray ousts Del Potro

Del Potro's forehand was cooking during the opening frame but the world number one was able to tame his biggest weapon during sets two and three. 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.

Sport Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

Under a hot sun, Djokovic was in a joyful mood on the showcase Philippe Chatrier court. After losing her opening matches in Madrid and Rome in recent weeks, Safarova lost to Veronica Cepede Royg of Paraguay 6-1, 6-4. Trading baseline rallies, they exchanged breaks to leave Paire leading 4-3. There was better news for Darcis's compatriot David Goffin , with the 10th-seed way too good for local veteran Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-2 6-2 6-2.