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Alexander Zverev is finally realising his potential in show of stamina


It took Djokovic and Nadal - who were to be the eventual champions - to stop him in the Roland Garros semi-finals in 2016 and 2017. Next came a straight-set win over 190th-ranked Marco Trungelliti. The French Open quarterfinals have started on an overcast day with rain in the forecast. Madison Keys celebrates victory over Yulia Putintseva . Read More »

LeBron James and Stephen Curry Agree in Stance Against Donald Trump


James' remark came in response to President Donald Trump's decision to disinvite the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles from a celebration of their title at the White House . During the playing of "God Bless America", the president, who has demanded that NFL players stand for the national anthem instead of peacefully protest to raise awareness of social injustice and policy brutality by kneeling or raising a fist, sang only part of the song . Read More »

Stanley Cup: Capitals one game from title after feasting on Golden Knights


Smith-Pelly's goal came after Nosek's tally, and it allowed the Capitals to have a bit of breathing room in the game's final 6:07. "We'll see what we're made of". The Nationals' best-ever local TV rating was a 16.7 for Game 5 of their playoff series against the St. Louis Cardinals in 2012. "They compete, they make it hard on guys in front of the net", Holtby said. Read More »

Belmont Stakes post positions and odds


The 5-for-5 Justify will try to become thoroughbred racing's 13th Triple Crown victor. Should Justify pull off the historic bid in the one-and-a-half-mile Belmont, the third and most hard of the Triple Crown legs staged at the venerable race course just outside NY city limits, the colt will set a record for number of rivals defeated with the storied feat on the line. Read More »

NBA finals schedule: When is Cavs vs Warriors Game 3?


Curry raised Trump's ire previous year when he said he wouldn't go to the White House, prompting the President to disinvite him and the champion Golden State Warriors . Perkins, wearing a suit, was glued on his seat and made no effort to get out of Curry's way as the Warriors star tried to maintain his balance while stepping backward, Dan Feldman of NBC Sports reported . Read More »

Watch the 2018 French Open


To do it, he has had to win three straight five-set matches, rallying from two sets to one down in all of them and defeating Karen Khachanov , 4-6, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, on Sunday. The Italian saved a set point at 6-5 to force the tie-break, and both players produced some incredible tennis in it. In a topsy-turvy afternoon on Court Suzanne Lenglen , Djokovic raced through the third set in just 27 minutes before requiring further medical attention, this time for a right leg injury. Read More »

Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable - Marco Asensio

Ronaldo , 33, sparked speculation about his future by speaking in the past tense when discussing his time as a Madrid player after last month's Champions League final victory over Liverpool in Kiev. Ronaldo, a five-time victor of the Ballon d'Or as the world's top footballer, is always a magnet for attention and media interest in Portugal's all-time leading scorer has been heightened by his recent comments suggesting that might leave Real Madrid. Read More »

Rohr releases final 23-man list for Russia 2018


Crotone striker Simeon Nwankwo is another latecomer to the side, getting his first Super Eagles call-up in the 30-man provisional squad for the 2018 World Cup . But after that we dealt with it well. "The front four, some of the movement and interplay, we looked a threat with plenty of pace", he continued. "What it created was a great atmosphere behind our goal for us to defend properly and manage the game which was important". Read More »

Manchester United boss Mourinho not ready to call time on club career


Because I need to play matches every week. The former England worldwide believes Mourinho's playing style is not suited to a club with attacking traditions like United and that if the Portuguese coaches side do not get off to a good start to next season the 55-year-old will start to come under some serious pressure from fans of the 20 times league champions. Read More »

Williams works hard to win against Barty


Barty managed to stay with her as the two players treated the crowd to some excellent tennis but could not get the break back as Williams grew stronger on serve as the match progressed. Serena Williams is officially back! She said: "People would say I was born a guy, all because of my arms, or because I'm strong". Barty took over a year away from the game of tennis also-but in her case, it was to pursue a professional cricket career. Read More »

3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Warriors


When the two forwards approached each other, Thompson had some words before ramming the ball into Green's face. Warriors guard Klay Thompson , who was on the court when the Cavs big man was ejected, criticized his actions. But, of course, Twitter took it to the next level with an explosion of equally imaginative and hilarious memes mocking Smith's obliviousness. Game 2 of the NBA Finals is set for Sunday night at 8 p.m. Read More »

The latest on Chris Paul recruiting LeBron James


That's cool, I think. That all became far more hard to impossible without Paul - and created no-win choices. The Warriors fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, and nearly immediately, players ( namely Draymond Green ) started doing what they could to convince Durant that he was the missing piece they needed to become champions once again. Read More »

Zidane resigns as Real Madrid Coach


He told Real president Florentino Perez he would be leaving on Wednesday before informing the players. "Being a coach is extremely tiring - more so at a club like Real Madrid , When I feel there is nothing more to give, I'll walk away", he added. Read More »

Fab signing for Liverpool, Latest Football News


Fabinho was one of the cornerstones of AS Monaco's success in the 2016-17 season that saw them dethrone PSG and win Ligue 1 while reaching credible heights in the Champions League as well. Jurgen Klopp believes the versatility of "fantastic person" Fabinho will make the midfielder a fine signing for Liverpool . Breaking up play, reading the game and protecting his back four might be Fabinho's principal job but he can also play when he gets the ball. Read More »

Roma to demand €90m from Liverpool for goalkeeper Alisson


I think it's important that we bring in a couple of bodies in that position. "The mistakes were obvious, we don't have to talk about it", said Klopp, who signed Karius from Mainz, the German club he once managed. Liverpool pressed hard and Mane unluckily hit the post minutes later, but it was Madrid who scored, and all but wrapped up the game, seven minutes from time when karius fumbled Bale's long-range strike into the net. Read More »

Ainge: Irving had surgery on his nose

That means the victor between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics will move on to compete for an National Basketball Association title, while the other team goes home. "Gordon is progressing well", said Ainge. "I want to be here", Smart said. I also remember how great they are and how young they are still. "I want to be here, I love the city, I love this team". Read More »

Vegas Golden Knights to host scavenger hunt for tickets


The Eastern Conference champion Capitals hadn't given up this many goals in 29 games since March 18, but they hadn't seen anything like this charmed run by the upstart Knights. To borrow from an old favorite, "Fight Club", the first rule of the Golden Knights Playoff Club is that there are no rules. And, yes, Ovechkin shooting from "his office" makes for a unique threat, but maybe Vegas has the best training one can ask for after limiting Patrik Laine in the Western Conference Final? ... Read More »