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Sport Roland Garros to crown new women's champion following day of upsets
Author: 0 Roland Garros to crown new women's champion following day of upsets

Women's 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki beat eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation 6-1 4-6 6-2 in the fourth round. " I think the crowd today was a little bit obviously tough for me ", Muguruza said after the match. The 36-year-old was worn down 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 in the fourth round at the French Open by the persistence, clay-court nous and occasional brilliance of Timea Bacsinszky , who floated drop shot after drop shot, with the American failing to find an answer.

Sport Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years

History will always note that Durant's first championship came against James . "We have a group chat - we call it the discipleship group where we share Bible verses every single day and kind of do a Bible study through text message", he explained.

Sport US OPEN 2017: EVERYONE is talking about the fescue at Erin Hills
Author: 0 US OPEN 2017: EVERYONE is talking about the fescue at Erin Hills

However, the consensus has been largely positive, apart from the aforementioned gripes about the fescue, and McIlroy has been leading the praise, as he comes into the second major fo the season with a buoyant attitude following a successful recovery from a troublesome rib injury.

Sport Kevin Durant: 'Kyrie Irving is better' than Allen Iverson
Author: 0 Kevin Durant: 'Kyrie Irving is better' than Allen Iverson

Just moments earlier (35:03), Durant had made a point to emphasize Irving's work ethic and how that played a key role in helping him reach elite status. "The stuff he has in his package is next-level stuff that you can try to teach your kids to do it, but you'll never be able to do it", Durant said on the podcast.

Sport LeBron says Cavs not giving up against Warriors in NBA Finals
Author: 0 LeBron says Cavs not giving up against Warriors in NBA Finals

Until the Cavs did it a year ago, no team had ever rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals. "Why not? If I become an owner, I'm going to try to sign everybody". "It's not over. Job's not done", said Durant . "If I felt better, I was going to do it". While the Warriors weren't able to win 70 games again this season - a 67-15 record isn't too shabby at all - the addition of Durant to a superteam that features a two-time league MVP in Curry , a top-3 defensive player in Draymond ...

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan shock England to reach final

They collapsed, however, on a sluggish pitch from 128 for two in sunny conditions which normally favour batsmen and the bowlers failed to fix the damage as Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali shared a stand of 118 to lead Pakistan to their target.

Sport Back to the drawing board for Southgate and England
Author: 0 Back to the drawing board for Southgate and England

Harry Kane provided England with the flawless start when he turned in Ryan Bertrand's cross after only nine minutes - but the pace and movement of the France attack was soon proving too much for manager Gareth Southgate's experimental three-man defence.

Sport 500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win
Author: 0 500000 fans may attend parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

You know Penguins fans will want an up close glimpse of Conn Smythe Trophy victor Sidney Crosby and the rest of the champs! If you don't, I wonder why you watch sport at all. On the blue line, Pittsburgh could lose Trevor Daley, who averaged more than 20 minutes per game this season. Luckily for you, we here at SB Nation have put together a page where you can keep track of all the rumors are they come to surface.

Sport Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot
Author: 0 Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Chase Anderson pitched seven shutout innings and the Brewers benefited - temporarily, anyway - when a Milwaukee bat boy bumped into Mets infielder Wilmer Flores on a foul popup in a 2-1 victory over NY on Thursday. "We apologize for the inappropriate action of this employee", the Mets said in an email attributed to the organization. An employee who used to dress up as Mr.

Sport Qatar 3 South Korea 2: Al Haydos double holds off fightback
Author: 0 Qatar 3 South Korea 2: Al Haydos double holds off fightback

Two goals from Hassan Al Haydos proved decisive for Qatar. "KFA may discuss the coach's position when it holds a meeting of its technical committee", he added. Japan missed the chance to take a three-point cushion at the top of Group B , ahead of its final games against Saudi Arabia and Australia which are both just one point back.

Author: 0 It's on! Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor finally announce megafight

However, it has been reported by the LA Times that he retracted that request not long after making it. Mayweather is the favorite with an undefeated (49-0) record, but he has been retired since September 2015. UFC president Dana White has previously suggested that Mayweather could garner around $100 million for the fight, with McGregor hauling in around $75 million.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho's Man United promise to Alvaro Morata revealed

Morata has been linked with a host of big clubs with Manchester United , Chelsea and AC Milan leading the chase. The striker himself discussed his future earlier this week , and seemed to intimate that he was willing to stay at Real Madrid and fight for his place in Spain.

Sport Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League
Author: 0 Chelsea 1st to visit Tottenham at Wembley in Premier League

City play their first home game of the season a week later against Ronald Koeman's Everton . The game in December immediately follows this season's final Champions League group-stage match, and the return in April comes after a potential quarter-final first leg.

Sport McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major
Author: 0 McIlroy returning from another injury at Wisconsin major

If I can get that in my hands more regularly, and I think if the field has to hit driver more, that plays into my hands, too. "I think the USGA is very much okay with that and I think that they're looking for a really exciting championship that they'd like to be tough but fair".

Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey confident over Panenka penalty against Serbia

At Rajko Mitic Stadium in the Serbian capital, Welsh Aaron Ramsey scored from penalty in 35th minute, while Serbian Aleksandar Mitrovic equalized in 73rd minute. There was further concern in the Wales defence following some pinball in the visitors' box and Aleksandar Mitrovic , scorer of Serbia's late equaliser at Cardiff in November, sounded further warning of his aerial ability when he headed just wide.

Sport Arsenal host Leicester City on EPL opening day
Author: 0 Arsenal host Leicester City on EPL opening day

The Blues have been handed the toughest start to the season by far, with the sides now favourite to be in the top-four spots comes season's end ( Chelsea , Manchester City , Manchester United and Tottenham ) all facing Ronald Koeman's side in the first five weeks.

Sport Rusty Federer Ousted by Haas in Stuttgart Return
Author: 0 Rusty Federer Ousted by Haas in Stuttgart Return

Roger Federer is set to make a return to the tennis court on Wednesday after sitting out the clay court season. Roger Federer's return to the ATP Tour did not go as planned for the 18-time grand slam champion as Tommy Haas came from a set down to beat the Swiss at the Stuttgart Open .

Sport Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final
Author: 0 Ostapenko wins; Nadal vs. Wawrinka in final

The French Open title is the first WTA tour win of Ostapenko's career, making her the first woman in four decades to win her first career title in a Grand Slam event. "Of course I would like to win all of the grand slams. 'And she said, 'Maybe one time I can become a champion here"'. "I think Simona, maybe she felt a little bit nervous because she had a lot of pressure".

Author: 0 Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

I'd be honored to welcome the team to the U.S. Capitol. UPDATE June 13 at 3:30 p.m.: The Associated Press reported Tuesday that no decision has been made about the Golden State Warriors visit to the White House , according to a statement from the team .

Author: 0 Man overboard! Artemis' skipper goes flying into Bermuda's Great Sound

They will have to race in stronger winds on Saturday for a chance to take on Team New Zealand who have the luxury of a day off to tweak their boat ahead of the planned start of the challengers final on Sunday. "These boats are pretty aero, so there wasn't really much there". The result takes Team New Zealand once step closer to a Cup Match with Team USA, with a flawless showing on Sunday - in the lighter breezes forecast for Bermuda - enough to send them through.

Author: 0 India captain Virat Kohli says 'not taking anything for granted' against Bangladesh

For India , this is just another in a long line of must-win moments that they have encountered in the past ten days or so. "Ashwin was brilliant in the last game, I don't see any good reason to change that", Kohli told reporters here. Bangladesh will aim to repeat the 2007 World Cup performance in Port of Spain. "We knew we had it in us to go all the way", Ashraful said. Bangladesh , in their three games so far, have scored a 300-above total twice, which is ample proof of their batting ...

Author: 0 Draft Tape: Kentucky Wildcats' De'Aaron Fox

In fact, the Lakers might have given Jackson a promise they'll draft him. But even if the Lakers are intrigued with his leadership potential, passing and scoring, some observers thought Ball struggled with his conditioning. "Lonzo Ball is a guy that has the ability to make everybody around him better at a higher level than anybody else in the NBA Draft", Rothstein proclaimed.

Author: 0 Ashley Williams up for the fight as Wales prepare for Serbia qualifier

It doesn't always come off but as of late this is the kind of game that we love when you're up against it in a different country. At the same stadium where Czechoslovakia's Antonin Panenka scored the winning goal in a shoot-out against West Germany in the 1976 European Championship final and gave his name to the chipped penalty, Ramsey repeated the act to give Wales a 35th-minute lead.

Sport Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major
Author: 0 Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major

If you hit it into that rough it is very penal but look, we know that. McIlroy won the first of his four majors in the U.S. Open six years ago at Congressional , a course so softened by rain that he shattered the scoring record (268) and won by eight shots.

Sport Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday
Author: 0 Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Gretzky was the league MVP that year. I think that the group being together for past year, too, that helped them. The Pittsburgh Penguins pose for a group photo with the Stanley Cup Trophy after they defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game Six of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Bridgestone Arena on June 11, 2017 in Nashville , Tennessee.

Sport New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England
Author: 0 New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

England's cricketers remain on course for success in the Champions Trophy after they thrashed New Zealand by 87 runs in Cardiff on Tuesday and captain Eoin Morgan then promised more of the same on Saturday against Australia . Both teams have a point apiece in the one-day worldwide tournament after they were each well beaten by England , while their respective matches with Australia ended in rain-induced no results.

Sport Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller
Author: 0 Scotland striker Leigh Griffiths 'gutted' after England's last-gasp leveller

England were on course for victory after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain took advantage of some weak defending and goalkeeping in the 70th minute after Craig Gordon had needlessly conceded a throw-in. "We did that and it was a real quality finish under pressure to get the point". It was only ever a question of how many goals Germany would score against San Marino at Grundig Stadium in Nuremberg.

Author: 0 Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

But it truly takes a whole team to claim the Stanley Cup, and the Pens proved that. Of course, Sid being the best player in the world again and winning the Conn Smythe. "I talked at the start of the season about keeping two goalies", said Rutherford. "It's great to be able to do it". Referee Kevin Pollock blew the whistle when he lost sight of the puck, which was sitting behind Murray with lots of space in the crease for Sissons to tap it into the net.

Author: 0 Former NBA bad boy Rodman is back in North Korea

Nauert said the last consular visit to Warmbier, by Swedish diplomats, was March 2. That a former NBA star remains one of the only Americans to ever meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un remains freakish, even if he was one of Un's favorite basketball players.

Sport ¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N
Author: 0 ¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N

French Open runner-up Stan Wawrinka has added American Paul Annacone to his coaching team for the upcoming grasscourt season, the world number three announced after his defeat to Rafa Nadal in the Roland Garros final yesterday. "Nine here is probably hard". "There was no one on the planet that could have beaten Rafael Nadal today", said tennis strategy analyst Craig O'Shannessy shortly after the final.

Author: 0 Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

Open". "There's no way that I can change my mindset and go out there and try and make pars - I won't win the golf tournament if I do that", Reavie said. "I identified the problem and switched putters, thought about all the things I did as a junior". From nearly 89% greens in regulation in his opening 65, Jones could only manage 50% today, but his scrambling shone in firing a one-under-par 69 to sit six under and just three from the halfway St.Jude Classic lead.

Author: 0 Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

The Warriors secured a 129-120 victory on Monday to take their second title in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the play-offs. They're assembled as good as you can assemble, and I played against some really, really good teams that was assembled perfectly, and they're right up there.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins French Open without dropping a set

The victory also ended a three-year drought of major titles for Nadal, who won his ninth French Open title in 2014. On clay, against Nadal, whose 10 French Open titles may only ever be beaten if he wins again next year, the indecision was deadly.

Author: 0 Some Palestinian ex-prisoners in Gaza say their salaries withheld

While Israelis and Palestinians are marking the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the war on Monday 5 June, they will do so in very different ways. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of hindering USA and global efforts to revive stalled peace talks.

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