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French Open men’s form guide: the players to watch at Roland Garros French Open men’s form guide: the players to watch at Roland Garros
- May 26, 2019

With two successive Grand Slam crowns, the Japanese is a proven heavyweight on hard courts. Should they meet at Roland Garros , however, it is Osaka that might worry Williams the most. From 2016 to 2018 Osaka managed to win just 15 matches on the dirt, five each year, for a middling 53.5 percent win rate. 1 from Japan, has won the past 2 majors - the United States and Australian Opens - but she has yet to claim a title on the slowest surface. (more...)
Red Sox blast Blue Jays 8-2 in matinee Red Sox blast Blue Jays 8-2 in matinee
- May 26, 2019

Home-plate umpire Stu Schuerwater warned both benches after Weber hit Rowdy Tellez with a pitch in the fourth, causing both managers to come out for a discussion. Mitch Moreland plated Jackie Bradley Jr. on an RBI ground out in the seventh inning to give Boston a 3-1 advantage. Heath Hembree (1-0) blew the save and got the win with his two innings of work. (more...)
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction - India v New Zealand warm-up match Cricket Betting Tips and Match Prediction - India v New Zealand warm-up match
- May 26, 2019

We can expect that in some places in England when conditions are overcast. LONDON: Trent Boult starred with the ball as New Zealand thrashed India in a World Cup warm-up match at the Oval on Saturday. While the Indians faced a host of problems, batting got easier for Kiwis in the second innings. Williamson said his team was trying to be flexible in their batting unit. (more...)
Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles Hired by Texas High School Former Baylor Head Coach Art Briles Hired by Texas High School
- May 26, 2019

Will he ever coach again in college? She did not immediately return a message seeking additional comment. Since the scandal, Briles has struggled to find a coaching job or team that was willing to deal with the backlash from hiring him. (more...)
CC Sabathia to injured list as it gets harder for Yankees CC Sabathia to injured list as it gets harder for Yankees
- May 26, 2019

Gary Sanchez hit his ninth homer against the Orioles this season , and DJ LeMahieu and Thairo Estrada also connected. He has already notched nine long balls against them, including one in New York's 7-5 win on Wednesday. "There have been good things this year so far". "I think we have gotten mistakes". This is the beginning of it. "When you don't do it, you get them out". (more...)
Blues play appropriate music after clinching Stanley Cup berth Blues play appropriate music after clinching Stanley Cup berth
- May 25, 2019

They entered their most important game of the season with Tomas Hertl and Erik Karlsson back in San Jose, California, nursing injuries after leaving Game 5 following the second period. Tarasenko recorded a point in each game of the series. Just to get this far a lot of things have to go right. One minute, 50 seconds after that, Brayden Schenn scored the Blues' second power-play goal for a 3-1 lead. (more...)
England captain Eoin Morgan suffers small fracture in training England captain Eoin Morgan suffers small fracture in training
- May 25, 2019

The world famous Pink ODI will be the third game against England on 9 February. There were a few chants of "cheat, cheat, cheat" when Smith arrived, although a lone Australia fan shouted back "Get 'em Stevie!", according to BBC. CSA Chief Executive Thabang Moroe said there was an exciting summer in store for the fans and players. While Wood walked off the field after suffering a hamstring injury in his fourth over, Archer also left soon after injuring himself while fielding at the deep. (more...)
Dan Gilbert: Cavs won Kyrie Irving trade, star guard will leave Boston Dan Gilbert: Cavs won Kyrie Irving trade, star guard will leave Boston
- May 25, 2019

This season Irving averaged 23.8 points and career highs of 6.9 assists and 5 rebounds per game while shooting 48.7 percent from the field and 40.1 percent from the 3-point line. Sexton made the All-Rookie second team in a loaded class, and Cleveland really did see to do as well as one could ask, given the circumstances. Irving ended up missing the playoffs previous year with the Boston Celtics because he needed two knee procedures, so Gilbert feels that is proof there was an actual issue. (more...)
John Beilein Reacts To Michigan’s Hiring Of Juwan Howard John Beilein Reacts To Michigan’s Hiring Of Juwan Howard
- May 25, 2019

Even though C-Webb doesn't want to take any of the spotlight away from his close friend and former teammate's accomplishment, Webber tells Colin that he feels like there couldn't have been a better first step in reuniting the Fab Five then having Howard leading the program. (more...)
Gerald McCoy 'intrigued by' Browns Gerald McCoy 'intrigued by' Browns
- May 25, 2019

After the release of McCoy, ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted out that he saw the Bolts as a potential suitor for the former All-Pro defensive tackle but it didn't necessarily mean they were showing interest. McCoy was drafted No. 3 overall by Tampa Bay in 2010. According to Mary Kay Cabot of cleveland.com , McCoy's visit went "great", but he did not sign in order to keep a commitment to visit the Baltimore Ravens next week. (more...)
Fred VanVleet Credits Son's Birth for Game 4 Performance Fred VanVleet Credits Son's Birth for Game 4 Performance
- May 25, 2019

The trio of Serge Ibaka , Norman Powell and Fred VanVleet , who, for the most part, have been the only reserves to play meaningful minutes in the postseason, combined for 48 points, 19 rebounds and 11 assists. "We understand that. Sometimes it has been like that, and there's other stuff that goes into that". However, the Bucks star went 4 for 9 the rest of the way. (more...)
National Basketball Association team gift Drake £600,000 diamond-encrusted jacket National Basketball Association team gift Drake £600,000 diamond-encrusted jacket
- May 25, 2019

There has been sort of a weird back-and-forth happening during this Eastern Conference Finals matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors . On the inside, there's a City Edition Raptors jersey - which Drake helped design in OVO's colour scheme - while on the left lapel sits a 1.2 carat diamond pin. (more...)
International Speedway To Merge With NASCAR Holdings In $2B Deal International Speedway To Merge With NASCAR Holdings In $2B Deal
- May 24, 2019

The deal comes a year after reports suggested the France family was looking to sell the struggling stock auto series. MIS is one of 12 tracks owned by International Speedway Corporation (ISC) at which NASCAR runs races. In a deal announced on Tuesday, NASCAR will acquire International Speedway Corp. On a related note, SMI received offers from Sonic Financial Corporation to buy the company in April . (more...)
Pochettino expects Kane to play in Champions League Final Pochettino expects Kane to play in Champions League Final
- May 24, 2019

Laughing, the Spurs boss added: "He would say, "the day you coach Madrid is when you can sleep there". This is the subliminal message no?" Madrid responded with a statement, in which it was deemed necessary to clarify Tottenham had never requested to stay at their club residence and that UEFA is exclusively responsible for such arrangements. (more...)
Manchester United closing in on Daniel James signing Manchester United closing in on Daniel James signing
- May 24, 2019

Reports earlier this month suggested that Swansea and United were close to agreeing a £15million deal for the highly-rated winger. It would also be hard to deny the boy the opportunity of playing for a Manchester United . "The transfer was nearly over the line". Di Maria was basically moved on by Real Madrid, Falcao had a tough time after injuries and Depay never played in a tougher league than Eredivisie. (more...)
LeBron James is trying to woo Jimmy Butler away from the 76ers LeBron James is trying to woo Jimmy Butler away from the 76ers
- May 24, 2019

Since then, it has not been great for LeBron James and Co. "From what I understand he has already begun the recruiting process". Free agency doesn't begin in the National Basketball Association until the night of June 30, but for LeBron James , it can't hurt to start recruiting other players to sign with the Lakers this summer. (more...)
Klay Thompson fumes at All-NBA snub Klay Thompson fumes at All-NBA snub
- May 24, 2019

Failing to make an All-NBA team will cost Thompson roughly $31 million when he signs his next contract. With his third-team selection on Thursday , he will be eligible to cash in on a supermax contract this offseason. Thompson appeared to bite his tongue on the issue. "I can't control it", a visibly dejected Thompson added. Do I think there's that many guards in the league better than me? No. (more...)
Roger Federer to face Lorenzo Sonego in first round of French Open Roger Federer to face Lorenzo Sonego in first round of French Open
- May 24, 2019

Nadal starts against qualifiers in the first two rounds while 37-year-old Federer , bidding to become the oldest Grand Slam title victor of all time , faces Italy's Lorenzo Sonego, ranked at 73. 1 seed, while Nadal will be No. 2 . She will take on Vitalia Diatchenko in the first round. Cameron Norrie - ranked at 41 - has landed Nick Kygrios in the first round of the year's second Grand Slam while fellow Brit Dan Evans meets clay court specialist Fernando Verdasco . (more...)
Thompson isn't anxious about not being named to All
- May 24, 2019

He appeared annoyed by the news but chose to focus on the Warriors' upcoming appearance in the NBA Finals. Klay Thompson learns he didn't make All-NBA ("Oh I didn't?") and is clearly a little ticked (it affects his next contract): "When you go to five straight Finals, it takes more than a couple All-NBA guys..." When told that Hornets star Kemba Walker made the NBA Third Team ahead of him, Thompson looked puzzled and rolled his eyes. (more...)
Toronto Raptors getting big assist from Drake distracting Milwaukee Bucks Toronto Raptors getting big assist from Drake distracting Milwaukee Bucks
- May 24, 2019

The Canadian rapper drew some pretty heavy criticism from the likes of Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer who had some choice words for Drake after the game . 'Imagine a gig & an athlete on VIP seats, right next to the band, stands up on the stage just to show off during the entire game, knowing cameras are on him, occasionally even massaging the singer, ' wrote Georgios Dimitropoulos , Antetokounmpo's former European agent before he was named senior director for Octagon Basketball Europe. (more...)
Luka Doncic, Trae Young top 2018-19 NBA All-Rookie first team Luka Doncic, Trae Young top 2018-19 NBA All-Rookie first team
- May 23, 2019

Ayton, a 7-foot-1 center, averaged 16.3 points and 10.3 rebounds per game. Doncic lived up to the hype during his first year in the league, averaging 21.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game for the Mavericks, establishing himself as a gutsy, clutch-time player that opposing teams will have to deal with for a long time coming. (more...)
Pep Guardiola's response on 4-year Juventus deal and leaving Manchester City Pep Guardiola's response on 4-year Juventus deal and leaving Manchester City
- May 23, 2019

City , though, are believed to be edging closer to meeting the Bianconeri's €60 million (R963 million) asking price for the 24-year-old, with Guardiola said to be keen to bring in a new right-back to rival Kyle Walker for a starting berth, while Danilo has somewhat fallen out of favour. (more...)
Giannis' rep rips Drake for trolling Bucks star Giannis' rep rips Drake for trolling Bucks star
- May 23, 2019

Never seen anything as disrespectful as this before.", Dimitropoulos tweeted. Drake also rubbed Milwaukee fans the wrong way by rubbing Raptors coach Nick Nurse's shoulders. "I don't know how much he's on the court", Budenholzer added. But it was the Raptors' bench, led by forward Norman Powell's 18 points, that decided Game 4 - scoring 48 points Tuesday (Wednesday, PHL time) as Toronto evened the series at 2-2. (more...)
Hamilton excused from Monaco GP press conference in wake of Lauda's death Hamilton excused from Monaco GP press conference in wake of Lauda's death
- May 23, 2019

Verstappen referred to Lauda as "a legend of the sport", while Ricciardo described his "pretty amazing" legacy. A Mercedes spokesperson said: "We asked for Lewis to be excused in the circumstances ..." Hamilton remains seven points clear of teammate Valtteri Bottas in the Formula 1 standings, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen languishing in third position, more than 60 points behind leader Hamilton. (more...)
Two PSG stars to compete against each other to join Real Madrid Two PSG stars to compete against each other to join Real Madrid
- May 23, 2019

Kylian Mbappe has been heavily linked to joining the Spanish side, following Zinedine Zidane's return to the club. According to AS.com citing Cadena SER , the French World Cup victor has been repeatedly linked with La Liga giants Real Madrid , moments after the PSG star hinted about the possibility of moving on for a "new project". (more...)
Howard in talks to be MI coach Howard in talks to be MI coach
- May 23, 2019

Howard's wife, Jenine, tweeted , "Go BLUE", on Wednesday morning, leading many to believe that the deal will get done. Howard served as an assistant coach for the Miami Heat over the past six seasons, but has zero head coaching experience . (more...)
NFL Awards Cleveland the 2021 Draft, Kansas City to Host in 2023 NFL Awards Cleveland the 2021 Draft, Kansas City to Host in 2023
- May 23, 2019

To celebrate the Browns' 75th anniversary, the 2021 draft will be held in Cleveland. Las Vegas will host the 2020 NFL Draft. A location for the 2022 draft has not yet been announced . The NFL Draft used to be a mainstay in New York City. Chicago hosted in 2015 and '16, Philadelphia in '17 and Dallas in '18. Television coverage also has swelled. (more...)
Damian Lillard puts Blazers' latest sweep in context Damian Lillard puts Blazers' latest sweep in context
- May 23, 2019

It was the first time two teammates had recorded a triple-double in the same playoff game. Lillard averaged 25.8 points, a career-high 6.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds in 80 games this season. That included six points on 3-of-10 shooting in overtime Monday, when Blazers star Damian Lillard missed a corner 3-pointer in the final seconds that could have been the game victor. (more...)
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe named to NBA All-Defensive First Team Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe named to NBA All-Defensive First Team
- May 23, 2019

George was among the top perimeter defenders in the National Basketball Association this season, leading the league in steals per game (2.2) as well as total deflections (292) and loose balls recovered (160). In October, he told reporters that he was using his 2018 All-Defensive Second Team selection as motivation, saying, "I don't think any voter can tell me (there are) five defensive players better than me". (more...)
Virat Kohli creates this awesome record days before World Cup 2019 Virat Kohli creates this awesome record days before World Cup 2019
- May 23, 2019

The Men in Blue team departed for England from Mumbai on Tuesday night and will play their first warm-up fixture against New Zealand, on May 25 at London. The pitches might be flat, in England overhead conditions will matter. Team will have to adapt very quickly. "In hindsight, if you look at it, someone like Kuldeep who has had so much success, it is important to see a period where things don't go your way. (more...)

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