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Nadal advances as Busta retires in Paris

Nadal advances as Busta retires in Paris

He will be facing Nadal , who looks as good as he ever has at Roland Garros . The 31-year-old Spaniard faces compatriot and close friend Pablo Carreno Busta , the 20th seed, who has never made it...

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Lue plans on sticking with Smith

Lue plans on sticking with Smith

With regards to the pace, it might be too hard for the Cavaliers to create enough offense playing a half-court heavy game against the Warriors. Q: We talked about this before the game, but LeBron le...

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Cristiano Ronaldo retains top spot on Forbes wealthiest athletes list

The NBA's best player just came in at No. 2 on the annual Forbes list of the highest-paid athletes , just behind the world's top earner, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo. The minimum needed to q...

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Tired of beanball, Orioles play home run derby against Red Sox

Rodriguez chalked up his struggles to simply missing with his location, which the Orioles' powerful lineup can make you pay for in a hurry. Sanchez's second homer saw him become the first player in M...

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Nebraska soccer association apologizes to girl

Her brother said the tournament officials would not hear them out. The Nebraska State Soccer Association said in a statement late Monday that the Springfield soccer club's decision to disqual...

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Alun Wyn Jones handed Lions captaincy for Crusaders test

Alun Wyn Jones handed Lions captaincy for Crusaders test

In all, the Crusaders squad contains nine All Blacks , making Saturday's match a dress rehearsal for the first Test on June 24. While the Lions demonstrated a stiff defence against the Blues ...

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Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

Top-ranked Andy Murray is through to the French Open semifinals after beating eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1. Not to win a big tournament, it hasn't happened for a couple of y...

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Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot

Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot

It will be interesting to see how long of a leash Bruce Arena offers Bradley in the event his game continues to be limited to trotting around in front of the backline without any significant contrib...

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Australia face Saudis in must-win World Cup qualifier

The Socceroos' last game came against the UAE in Sydney, where the home side was able to finally break their string of draws with a 2-0 win over the Emirates. These two have played just seven times ...

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Play resumes at French Open after rain delay

The world number one, then ranked at two, was on course to see off the Japanese star at 2-1 in the first set but Nishikori recovered to emerge victorious in straight sets. If they both win their quart...

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Apple unveils watchOS 4, launching this fall

This face, powered by Siri Intelligence, will update contemporaneously with new information depending on the user's needs and habits. "In WatchOS 4 we've come up with a great solution to this". ...

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The Finals Are Too Fast, Too Furious for the Cavs

During one sequence, Curry received a long pass from Durant. The lead, the series, and in all likelihood the Cavaliers' season was gone. LeBron James and Kyrie Irving couldn't be stopped. "It'...

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Djokovic crashes at French Open as Nadal, Murray move on

Djokovic crashes at French Open as Nadal, Murray move on

The 14-time time Grand Slam champion also improved his career Roland Garros win-loss record to 77-2 and could potentially finish with a 79-2 record after Sunday's final. PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY: Form...

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PGA Tournament Predictions: St. Jude Classic 6/7/17

PGA Tournament Predictions: St. Jude Classic 6/7/17

I imagine the Bermuda grass they installed in 2004 is quite similar to what Billy played on in Florida. Fairways and greens are tough to hit, and elite iron players (and putters) have had success here...

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Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

He was unable to cope with the power of 23-year-old Thiem , who hit 38 winners - 20 from his dominant forehand - in total to Djokovic's 18. "I'd like to thank all those who say that I'm a favour...

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Bills host free-agent receiver Maclin for a visit

OK, they might not be "the best", but it would be hard to dispute they're "the most loyal". "You forget that this game at this level is a business". The previous two seasons, the Bills set franchi...

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'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Rafael Nadal barely broke sweat to reach the French Open semi-finals as fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta quit with an injury less than an hour into their quarter-final. Nadal, Thiem and Wawrin...

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Nadal through to semi-finals

Nadal through to semi-finals

Commenting on the match, McEnroe said he was absolutely baffled by what he saw and was not impressed at all by Djokovic's performance. It was also the first time the Serb had lost a set 6-0 at a maj...

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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic on track for French Open semifinal showdown

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic on track for French Open semifinal showdown

The Serb, who turned 30 last month, will drop outside the top two for the first time since march 2011 on Monday - quite a contrast to a year ago when his domination of men's tennis was complete afte...

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Kevin Durant: LeBron James 'Paved the Way' to Join Warriors

Kevin Durant: LeBron James 'Paved the Way' to Join Warriors

Things turned out OK for the Cavs in 2016. The Warriors are 15-0 in the post-season and another victory in game four would see them become the first team to go through the play-offs unbeaten. Af...

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Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad

Barrett brothers named in All Blacks squad

Ngani Laumape's form for the Hurricanes has seen his him bolt into the All Blacks. Ngani Laumape has been one of the shining lights in Super Rugby this season and his form has been rewarded. Chiefs ...

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Role players are the Game 3 key

But they still needed one more stop. "I thought Golden State would have far more problems working Kevin Durant into things than they did". James showed in the 2015 Finals, when both Love and Irv...

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Diego Costa claims he is no longer wanted at Chelsea

Brazil-born Spain global Costa joined Chelsea from Atletico Madrid for a reported £32m in 2014. The attacker had been strongly linked to make a return to the Madrid club, but that move is unlikely...

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Rain ends Australian victory hopes again in ICC Champions Trophy

Unfortunately for Australia , who bowled out Bangladesh for 182, the rain became heavier and the match was called off at 2019 GMT. The Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method was applied in the rain-affec...

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Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way against the Cleveland Cavaliers

Warriors forward Kevin Durant finished with 31 points on 10 for 18 shooting while guard Klay Thompson added 30 points and six rebounds. The Warriors leaned on an 11-0 run late in the game to pul...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : India have a strong side against Sri Lanka

The London weather on Thursday too will look to dampen the match with forecasts of 40 per cent chance of heavy rainfall. If you see their record over the years, they've always either reached the sem...

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Oil slides as rising US crude, gasoline inventories surprise

Oil slides as rising US crude, gasoline inventories surprise

According to him, a further decision to cut oil production would result in increasing oil price in near term. "Any further sharp reductions in U.S. stocks could put a floor under oil prices in the s...

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Simona Halep cruises into French Open quarterfinals

The latter contest was billed as a grudge match after Garcia and Cornet said they were not on good terms, stemming from the former pulling out of a Fed Cup series in April. I'm expecting it will be hu...

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Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

The Predators had 38 shots to the Penguins' 27, but Rinne allowed four goals on 25 shots and got the hook in favor of backup Juuse Saros in the third period. The Penguins scored just 10 seconds int...

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Cristiano Ronaldo: "The numbers don't lie"

Zidane's cool demeanour has helped Madrid cope with the intense pressure at the Bernabeu and now, just 17 months into his reign, he is reaping the rewards as Real celebrate a first La Liga and Cham...

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