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Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament

Former Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova said she will not request a wildcard for this year's championships after failing to gain a high enough ranking for direct entry to the main draw. Maria Sharapova , of Russian Federation, serves the ball to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. [Full Article...]

With MLB pace of game, even talks go slowly

With MLB pace of game, even talks go slowly The Facebook stream will be a feed produced by the participating team's local broadcast-rights holder. That's 9 straight wins, and the longest winning streak of 2017. A game streamed each Friday night for the remainder of the season will be accessible to everyone on Facebook in the U.S. Facebook isn't the only big social platform cultivating a video audience with live sports content. [Full Article...]

Regan Smith to substitute for injured Aric Almirola at NASCAR All-Star Race

Regan Smith to substitute for injured Aric Almirola at NASCAR All-Star Race Almirola spent Saturday night in a Kansas City hospital after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was originally airlifted to a nearby hospital at the time of the crash but remained awake and alert throughout the process. [Full Article...]

Ducks face Predators in Nashville

Ducks face Predators in Nashville Nashville's tight checking and zealous forechecking was rewarded when Filip Forsberg, plus-10 for the playoffs coming in, tapped in a point shot from defenseman Matt Irwin. Their hunger for the net was hardly quelled by the two disallowed goals. The Ducks controlled the game's pacing early on, outshooting Nashville 14-2 in the first period and were aggressive from the outset. [Full Article...]

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick They rebounded relatively quickly, however, and then bolstered their squad with the No. 3 overall pick previous year thanks to Brooklyn. According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Celtics' ownership of the No. The Knicks, represented at the proceedings in a private room at the New York Hilton Midtown by a dapper Walt Frazier, could finish anywhere in the order from first to tenth. [Full Article...]

Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final Arsenal's fans have been a disgrace this season, and most didn't even turn up to their must-win mid-week clash against Sunderland a few days ago - so we're not sure if they'll pay much attention to the Czech's words... Arsene Wenger refused to lose his cool over criticsm from Tony Adams , claiming the comments of his former Arsenal captain were of little importance . [Full Article...]

Roberto Mancini odds-on favourite to replace Slaven Bilic at West Ham

Roberto Mancini odds-on favourite to replace Slaven Bilic at West Ham In contrast, West Ham United were seen as outsiders for a potential European spot after finishing seventh last season . He been on the bench as an unused substitute five times in the Premier League this season . West Ham , who are 12th, have failed to win on the road in their last six league games. They have also dropped the most in 2016-17 alone (22). West Ham supporters were quick to have ... [Full Article...]

Collins snaps skid with 2 HRs, Tigers beat Orioles 5-4

Collins snaps skid with 2 HRs, Tigers beat Orioles 5-4 Martinez popped a homer with three RBI and two runs on Thursday, while Castellanos logged a hit and a run. "I actually think we were a little more fortunate than they were". On Wednesday, Ubaldo Jiménez turned in five innings of five-run ball, but the Orioles lost for just the second time in his seven starts. Danny Duffy picked up first victory since April 14, and Mike Moustakas belted a three-r... [Full Article...]

Monaco wins first French league title in 17 years

Monaco wins first French league title in 17 years According to an article in today's L'Équipe , AS Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim's future is now in doubt, and a move to rivals PSG can not be excluded as a possibility. "We will do everything we can to keep him". Monaco have already rejected a mega money offer from Manchester United for the young Frenchman and also trying to fight off interest from Real Madrid in order to keep him at the club... [Full Article...]

King Conte amused by win, chases new record

King Conte amused by win, chases new record Only with the Premier League title already sealed was Terry restored to the heart of a defense he commanded for so many seasons, before age finally proved his greatest opponent. "I know I said I wanted to play regular football, but I have not ruled out Sunday being my last game and retiring", he said. Terry, whose achievements on the pitch were often marred by his behaviour off it, told the BB... [Full Article...]

Heavy showers delay second innings in KKR-SRH IPL Eliminator

Heavy showers delay second innings in KKR-SRH IPL Eliminator Put in to bat, David Warner's men were kept on a tight leash by the Kolkata bowlers. All six instances had occurred in or before the 2013 season. For Knight Riders, its record against Mumbai Indians is its worst among teams with which it has played more than four matches. [Full Article...]

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead

Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead After Golden States game one victory over the Spurs Sunday afternoon, forward Kawhi Leonard was scheduled for an MRI on Monday. He has experienced a special two-year stretch deep into his successful National Basketball Association career, finding an important role with the Warriors' second unit that strives to take the pressure off while maintaining the high level of the starters. [Full Article...]

Rockets' Harden named to All-NBA First Team

Rockets' Harden named to All-NBA First Team Utah Jazz big-man Rudy Gobert fell two votes short of claiming his maiden First Team spot and will be joined by Steph Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant and Isaiah Thomas on the Second Team. Each voter picked one center, two forwards and two guards for each All-NBA team where points were distributed on a 5-3-1 framework. Davis joins Cousins, Ralph Beard, Alex Groza and Cliff Hagan as t... [Full Article...]

The Cavs' domination in the playoffs comes with a huge extra benefit

They made threes today, it was tough on us". Game 4 is Sunday night in Houston. "There's always areas in our team, in our play, that I feel like I can do a better job, our staff, we all can do better", Casey said . "If we had LeBron on our team too, we would've won", DeRozan said. It wasn't a rash decision that led to their most recent sweep, instead it was the impending result of last year's... [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor Applies For Boxing License in State of Nevada

Conor McGregor Applies For Boxing License in State of Nevada The contest would be a regular boxing match. "One of the critical things you have to take into account; Conor's a phenomenal athlete". Last March, Mayweather called on McGregor to sign a contract "if he really wants to fight". UFC President Dana White broke the news during a television interview for TNT following the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals matchup. "Congratulations to all partie... [Full Article...]

3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL

3-way race for final Champions League places in EPL With Liverpool at home to already-relegated Middlesbrough, Arsenal can only beat Everton and hope for the best. But the amount of money on offer to clubs is now so great that a change in their position in the table can be worth millions. [Full Article...]

Win in Rome lets Sharapova try to qualify for Wimbledon

Win in Rome lets Sharapova try to qualify for Wimbledon Maria Sharapova shrugged off a sluggish opening to progress to the second round of the WTA Internazionali BNL d'Italia with a win over Christina McHale on the eve of learning her French Open fate. "The fact that I'm back and playing three weeks in a row now and three events in a row for me is a big deal". Tournament organizers were criticized for giving a wild card to Sharapova instead of former... [Full Article...]

Juventus win Coppa Italia to keep treble dream alive

Juventus win Coppa Italia to keep treble dream alive Alves, who scored one goal and set up two more as Juve beat Monaco to reach Cardiff, then extended his hot streak with a close-range finish from Alex Sandro's cross. May 17, 2017 at 22:00, will be the final match in the Italian Cup, in which at the Juventus stadium in Turin, the football club Juventus as the nominal owner will play against Lazio . [Full Article...]

Draisaitl helps Oilers rout Ducks 7-1 to force Game 7

Draisaitl helps Oilers rout Ducks 7-1 to force Game 7 The Oilers were the first playoff team to score five goals in the first period since 2010. In the world of the National Hockey League this results in a very clear - open and shut case - of "Your own damn fault" for the official. As he sat on the bench staring glumly, Connor McDavid came up behind him, gave him a pat and said, "Come on, let's go". The confidence was so high and the focus on Russ... [Full Article...]

Premier League play-off possibility for final Champions League place

Premier League play-off possibility for final Champions League place They can guarantee a berth in next season's Champions League qualifying rounds by beating Middlesbrough at Anfield. The trio has been fantastic for Tottenham this season which saw them finish second, their highest league finish in their history. [Full Article...]


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