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Nadal thumps Del Potro to ease into French Open final against Thiem

Nadal thumps Del Potro to ease into French Open final against Thiem Nadal has been untroubled en route to the semis, apart from a blip in the quarter-finals against Diego Schwartzman , but the towering Del Potro looms large on Court Philippe Chatrier on Friday. Open champion. Nadal will now play the victor of the quarter-final between Marin Cilic and Juan Martin Del Potro , who had split sets after the resumption of their match on Court Suzanne Lenglen. [Full Article...]

Dub Dynasty: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title

Dub Dynasty: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title Their 108-85 rout in Game 4 Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena swept LeBron James and the rival Cavaliers into the offseason and sent the Warriors into the history books yet again, this time with back-to-back championships for the first time in franchise history and their third in four seasons. [Full Article...]

Manchester United's Fred sits out Brazil training session with ankle injury

The Red Devils' fan base are obviously anxious for their new signing as they hoped to see him in action with his country before arriving at Old Trafford. " Fred had a right ankle trauma and has started his recovery work, but he still has pain and it is early to do any diagnosis", said Lasmar, as quoted by the Times . [Full Article...]

Mercedes bid to bridge power gap at Canada GP

Mercedes bid to bridge power gap at Canada GP Like Mercedes , both Red Bull and Ferrari are expected to use new engines, but Red Bull technical boss Adrian Newey downplayed expectations, notably because Monaco victor Daniel Ricciardo faces grid penalties for other technical power-unit changes. [Full Article...]

Sloane Stephens downs Madison Keys again to reach French Open final

Sloane Stephens downs Madison Keys again to reach French Open final Madison Keys was both heartened and frustrated by her performance in her French Open loss to Sloane Stephens , which she described as a marked improvement from her US Open final defeat to the same opponent. "I think it was a little bit of relief for me after that rain delay and I had to hold that level of energy" He said. The unseeded Putintseva had the first break opportunity in the seven... [Full Article...]

NBA Finals 2018: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 4 Updates

NBA Finals 2018: Cavs vs. Warriors Game 4 Updates It was a rough way for them to go out, especially after how close Game 1 was. Rebounding and drawing fouls kept the Cavaliers in the game in the first half, but those advantages evaporated after halftime. "We just know how to win", Curry said. Windhorst pointed to James' unwillingness to shoot from distance later in the series as evidence of how his hand injury affected his play. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he will not invite NBA champions to White House

Donald Trump says he will not invite NBA champions to White House That's good because on Friday President Donald Trump made it clear he doesn't want them there either. Curry is referencing last year's controversy when the Warriors declined an invitation the White House. The president held "A Celebration of America" event instead. Earlier this week, James said neither team would accept an invitation. "I didn't invite them". [Full Article...]

England 2 Costa Rica 0

England 2 Costa Rica 0 And the 2016 England Player of the Year - who was named on the six-man back-up list to Southgate's 23-man selection for this summer's tournament in Russian Federation - is confident he would have been on the plane if not for his lack of games. [Full Article...]

Twitter Reacts To Warriors Sweeping Cavaliers In NBA Finals

Twitter Reacts To Warriors Sweeping Cavaliers In NBA Finals Speaking of KD, he had arguably the best game of his career, dropping 43 points on 15-of-23 shooting along with 13 rebounds and seven assists, including a dagger from nearly the exact same spot as the one he hit in Game 3 past year. Those privy to James's thinking say that at this stage, pleading from family members appears to be the only force that could persuade him to extend his second stint wi... [Full Article...]

UFC 225 main event in tatters as Yoel Romero misses weight... twice

UFC 225 main event in tatters as Yoel Romero misses weight... twice Romero, 41, weighed in at 186 pounds on his first attempt on Friday. Given that he was competing for the UFC belt, he had to make "championship weight" of 185lbs or under. The Cuban missed weight, so the fight will be a non-title event. "I think suspensions are in order, I really do", Whittaker said, per Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole . [Full Article...]

Four Entertainment industry insiders suspect LeBron will go to the Lakers

Four Entertainment industry insiders suspect LeBron will go to the Lakers Thus, the Lakers are left with just Josh Hart , who is more of a combo guard that is better at point guard, as the team's primary shooting guard. James collected his 31st points to get past Jordan with a three-pointer with under two minutes remaining Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Steph Curry, Warriors Pull Away to Take 2-0 Lead Over Cavs

Steph Curry, Warriors Pull Away to Take 2-0 Lead Over Cavs Curry eclipsed the record held by former Boston Celtics shooting guard Ray Allen, who knocked down eight attempts from a three-point range in Game 2 of the 2010 NBA Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers. Armstrong, who spent 11 seasons in the National Basketball Association, mostly with Chicago. Warriors fans showed appreciation for J.R. Smith's lack of awareness in Game 1 by cheering "MVP" ... [Full Article...]

Winter break for Premier League clubs in February from 2019-20

Winter break for Premier League clubs in February from 2019-20 The break will be staggered across two weeks, with five matches on the first weekend and five the following weekend. Each weekend during the break will feature five Premier League matches on the first weekend and five on the following weekend. [Full Article...]

Muguruza condemns Sharapova to worst Slam loss in six years

Muguruza condemns Sharapova to worst Slam loss in six years I never gave up. So I think that's why I won today", Halep said. Now only Halep stands in her way of a second final appearance in three years at Roland Garros after she demolished the five-time Slam champion. "Coming into this part of the year, I was losing a few first-round matches, matches that I wanted to be winning". It was her book "Unstoppable", published a year ago, which had dominated ... [Full Article...]

Del Potro defeats Cilic to reach semifinals

Del Potro defeats Cilic to reach semifinals Nadal, who saved all seven break points faced and has now won 33 of 36 sets in semi-final matches at Roland Garros, will face Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final after the Austrian seventh seed reached his first Grand Slam final by beating Italian Marco Cecchinato 7-5 7-6 (12-10) 6-1 earlier on Friday. [Full Article...]

Trump considers pardoning Muhammad Ali

Trump considers pardoning Muhammad Ali White House aides believe Trump may look to pardon Martha Stewart and former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, sources told ABC News, while lobbying the president to consider other Americans who have been behind bars for nonviolent crimes. Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West personally appealed to Trump to pardon the 63-year-old grandmother. He said football players had "seen a lot of abuse" an... [Full Article...]

Dominic Thiem fends off Marco Cecchinato challenge to make final

In Sunday's final, Thiem will face either No. 1 Nadal or No. 5 Juan Martin del Potro . "Del Potro has achieved great victories this year", said Nadal who dropped his first set at Roland Garros in three years in his quarter-final victory over Diego Schwartzman. [Full Article...]

Paddy Jackson Signs Two Year Deal With Perpignan

Paddy Jackson Signs Two Year Deal With Perpignan Stuart Olding , who also had his contract revoked , has already agreed to sign with Brive in the PRO D2. Christian Lanta, director of Perpignan spoke highly of Jackson upon his arrival. Capped 25 times for Ireland, Jackson "will bring his wealth of worldwide experience to the team", said Christian Lanta, sporting director of Perpignan which won promotion to France's Top 14 league at the end... [Full Article...]

Tottenham striker Harry Kane signs new contract until 2024

Tottenham striker Harry Kane signs new contract until 2024 The England striker scored 30 goals in 37 league appearances in the season just finished, making it his best individual campaign in the division after surpassing his haul of 29 from 2016-17. Tottenham played their home fixtures at Wembley Stadium for the entirety of last season. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has signed a new contract that commits him to the London club until 2024. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he may pardon late boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Mr Trump also recently said he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself in the Russian Federation inquiry, although he insists he has done nothing wrong. Mr Trump's comments follow his pardon of conservative political commentator and author Dinesh D'Souza . Ali died in 2016. That law made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral" purposes. [Full Article...]


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