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Keys advances to French Open semis

Keys advances to French Open semis The friends hugged at the net, both smiling. It was yet another example of just how commanding the 24-year-old former French Open champion can be when she's keeping self-doubt at bay. "Lindsay has been wonderful for me in a lot of ways, but I think we have always really managed slams well, which, before I started working with her was always a tough one for me, especially managing my emotions", e... [Full Article...]

Golden Still: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title

Golden Still: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title The Golden State Warriors , up 3-0 in the best of seven 2018 NBA Finals, can eliminate LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers and capture the NBA championship by winning Game 4 on Friday, June 8, 2018 (6/8/18) for a sweep. "We've got to go out there and give everything we've got". ". [I] pretty much played the last three games with a broken hand". We can't get enough of this feeling. [Full Article...]

Yoel Romero Misses Weight (Again), But UFC 225 Main Event Still On

Yoel Romero Misses Weight (Again), But UFC 225 Main Event Still On UFC officials had told Sporting News that it is unknown whether the bout will still happen. No title fight for the main event but talks are ongoing about salvaging the fight. Bisping continued, saying he believes the Illinois Athletic Commission should have given Romero more time to get down to 185, adding "Forgive me for being crude, but you can go to the bathroom and get rid of that (0.2 po... [Full Article...]

Fekir on verge of sealing Liverpool switch

Fekir on verge of sealing Liverpool switch French outlet L'Equipe claim a medical will be undertaken by Friday, with Melissa Reddy saying that the deal is expected to be confirmed on Friday. Liverpool , however, continued to press ahead with negotiations and appear to have broken Aulas's resolve to keep the attacking midfielder until after the World Cup in the hope of starting an auction. [Full Article...]

LeBron: No matter who wins Finals, no one wants White House invite

LeBron: No matter who wins Finals, no one wants White House invite The White House's whole rationale for holding the new event was, per the president's statement , that "the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better". "We will proudly be playing the National Anthem and other wonderful music celebrating our Country today at 3 P.M., The White House, with the United States Marine Band and the United States Army Chorus". [Full Article...]

Trump keeps up blitz on National Football League players with 'Celebration of America'

Trump keeps up blitz on National Football League players with 'Celebration of America' It is normally just a fun photo opportunity where the president says a few words about the team, the team presents the president with a customized jersey, a few pictures are taken and that's it. Jenkins identified several players, including teammates Chris Long and Torey Smith, as "true patriots". "That's fine", Pederson said when reminded of those remarks. [Full Article...]

Capitals move to brink of maiden Stanley Cup triumph

Capitals move to brink of maiden Stanley Cup triumph Home team Washington is -130 on the money line, meaning you would need to risk $130 to win $100, while Vegas is +110 (risk $100 to win $110). Upcoming stories from the Vegas Golden Knights vs. "Put some pressure, hit some posts", Vegas goalie Marc-Andre Fleury said. After playing exactly 3,700 games in their 43-year history, the Washington Capitals can nearly taste the franchise's ... [Full Article...]

French Open 2018: Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev

French Open 2018: Dominic Thiem vs Alexander Zverev Incredibly, this was nearly replicated by Fabio Fognini, who looked down and out after two sets, only to take his match with Marin Cilic to a decider, which eventually was taken by the Croat. Alexander Zverev made his long awaited first grand slam quarterfinal, and no one can say the German did it the easy way. The 23-year-old will next face U.S. [Full Article...]

Simona Halep sweeps aside Garbine Muguruza to reach French Open final

Simona Halep sweeps aside Garbine Muguruza to reach French Open final Halep has been beaten in all of her previous major final appearances, including at Roland Garros a year ago by Jelena Ostapenko . She'll move on to face world No. So like I said, making the quarter-finals here was a big deal for me. She is one of two semi-finalists - alongside Garbine Muguruza - who are yet to drop a set this fortnight in Paris . [Full Article...]

Washington Capitals Win the Stanley Cup

Washington Capitals Win the Stanley Cup So did the Capitals' agonizing wait for their first championship since the franchise's debut in 1974. Following a scoreless opening 20 minutes, the Capitals got on the board 6:24 into the what would become a frantic second when Vrana moved in alone on Fleury and fired his third of playoffs. [Full Article...]

At long last, Ovechkin and Capitals are Stanley Cup champs

At long last, Ovechkin and Capitals are Stanley Cup champs Washington's Devante Smith-Pelly acrobatically scores in the third period of Game 5 on Thursday. So did the Capitals' agonizing wait for their first championship since the franchise's debut in 1974. Despite the major pro sports team's troubles, D.C. United is immune to the curse. This series could get complicated. Anything else, and the Capitals will be raising the Cup tonight. [Full Article...]

Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays at Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane shock

Isco hopes Cristiano Ronaldo stays at Real Madrid after Zinedine Zidane shock The five-time Ballon d'Or victor issued a peculiar statement after their UEFA Champions League final victory over Liverpool speaking about his time in Madrid in past tense. Ronaldo looking weirdly not that happy to win the Champions League. "Right now we need to enjoy ourselves but in the next few days I'll give an answer to the fans who have always been by my side". [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi Speaks About Antoine Griezmann Again

Lionel Messi Speaks About Antoine Griezmann Again The longer it drags on, the more it seems to favour Atletico instead. FC Barcelona are often criticised for getting their stars to publicly speak about players who are linked with the club, but that has not stopped superstar Lionel Messi , who has once again discussed the Blaugrana's potential signing of Antoine Griezmann . [Full Article...]

Dynasty’s doorstep: Durant, Warriors take 3-0 lead in Finals

Dynasty’s doorstep: Durant, Warriors take 3-0 lead in Finals Warriors' superstar Kevin Durant scored 43 points, including a clutch three-pointer with 50 seconds to go to give his team a six-point lead. Up Next - The Wine & Gold will try to extend their season on Friday night when they play Game 4 at The Q. [Full Article...]

Ariya Jutanugarn claims US Open in play-off after back nine collapse

Ariya Jutanugarn claims US Open in play-off after back nine collapse Women's Open Championship golf tournament at Shoal Creek. Australia's Sarah-Jane Smith is the clubhouse leader at the US Women's Open at Shoal Creek as a storm forced play to be postponed overnight. "I normally do that", Jutanugarn said. Woods was second-to-last in the key putting statistic among the 73 players who went all four rounds. It took four holes more than she would have wanted, but... [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers After entering the series as the biggest underdog in recent NBA Finals history , the Cavs have only seen their odds of winning the series shrink after losing its first two games. They haven't been close to ideal away from Oracle Arena like they were in Kevin Durant's first postseason with the team. Game 2 was the Steph Curry game, as the All-Star point guard poured in nine 3-pointers (an ... [Full Article...]

Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros

Nadal swats aside Gasquet to march on at Roland Garros Men's winners included 10-time champion Rafael Nadal , No. 3 Marin Cilic, No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro, No. 6 Kevin Anderson and No. 9 John Isner. It makes gloomy reading for Gasquet, who quickly trailed 5-0 in sunny conditions on Court Philippe Chatrier. [Full Article...]

LGBT fans defiant in face of threats before Russia World Cup

LGBT fans defiant in face of threats before Russia World Cup The only consolation for Stanislav Cherchesov's side, whose last win was against South Korea in October, was that they managed to avoid defeat for the first time this year after previous losses to Brazil, France and Austria. Grouping 32 nations , the World Cup concludes in Moscow on July 15. A top Spanish referee, who will officiate at the 2018 FIFA World Cup , has explained why he always ... [Full Article...]

Nigeria World Cup kit sells out in minutes

Nigeria World Cup kit sells out in minutes Online pre-orders for the Nigeria jersey from Nike exceeded 3 million. Arsenal's Alex Iwobi (front-right) and Leicester's Wilfred Ndidi (third from right, back row) modelled the kits. Fans will get a chance to see the kit as Nigeria face England in a friendly at Wembley on Saturday. Nigeria's "underdog" football squad need to play together and not as individuals, captain John Mikel Obi... [Full Article...]

Israeli embassy confirms cancellation of Argentina friendly in Jerusalem

Israeli embassy confirms cancellation of Argentina friendly in Jerusalem In Gaza, people cheered and in Ramallah in the West Bank, the Palestinian Football Association issued a statement thanking Messi and his colleagues for cancelling the game. Rajoub had accused Israel of playing politics with the game by moving it from the port of Haifa to Jerusalem. The team responded to creative campaigning from fans around the world denouncing Israel's sports-washing of its... [Full Article...]


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