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by | June 10, 2017 | 15:50

He won the first set against Nishikori 6-1, led by two sets to one and looked poised to go a break up in the fourth when play was interrupted by a loud noise from the PA system. "He played very well (against Khachanov) and he's playing better and better". Nadal was leading 6-2, 2-0 at the time. A fired-up Murray reeled off the next five games to seal a commanding 6-1 set.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:09

The exact nature of the allegations remain unknown, however, they have to do with Russell's wife Melisa , who published then deleted a strangely timed Instagram post on Wednesday hinting there were problems in her marriage. "I think we have great clubhouse chemistry, but real life happens all the time", he said. "I love Addison and we have some really good memories together", Anthony Rizzo said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:50

The Premier League champions refuse to pay the full fee Everton are demanding, but it is thought Lukaku has agreed with his agent to prioritise a return to Stamford Bridge over a move to Manchester United . "If you look at Chelsea previous year, one of the things I loved watching was Costa and ( Eden) Hazard together, playing little one-twos and playing with each other in a small space".

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:07

Bolt, 30, drew the curtain down on his Olympic career in August by sweeping the 100 metres and 200 metres sprint titles in the third successive Summer Games. There is likely to be plenty of feeling on display when Bolt steps onto the track at the city's National Stadium on Saturday for his last race on home soil - the 100 metres at the Racers Grand Prix - before his retirement later this year.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:20

Margaret Court is the only player to have won 10 or more titles at one Grand Slam event, winning the Australian Open on 11 occasions between 1960 and 1973. But any fears he might have had were unfounded. Reigning champion Novak Djokovic found himself in deep trouble against Diego Schwartzman , trailing the Argentine by two sets to one before pulling through.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:26

I've won one on the road. They couldn't do it in this same situation previous year. Irving bounced back from a rough Game 2 with 38 points, including a couple of dazzling layups where he juked around multiple Warriors . But the Cavaliers enjoyed the ideal storm a year ago. Maybe he will. I don't know. "But we'll go back and tee it up again ". James, who left Cleveland in 2010 to join All-Stars Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade in Miami, said he doesn't begrudge the Warriors ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:43

CLEVELAND - The Warriors' dominance this postseason has left many wondering: Could Golden State beat the greatest teams in National Basketball Association history in a best-of-seven series? Teams like the Warriors adding Kevin Durant are doing absolutely nothing wrong and are playing within the rules of the game.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:14

The comeback win is yet another impressive outing by the 26-year-old Burling as his status in America's Cup racing begins to grow. "All of us sitting here are not going to pass criticism, these boats are incredibly hard to sail and these things can happen".

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:11

Cleveland took Game 3 at home, lost Game 4 and then won the final three games - Game 7 in Oakland - to capture the city's first sports title since 1964. Durant, though, was not going to be denied. He's got eight points, six assists and four rebounds already. Cleveland's offense looked more like the side that dominated the Eastern Conference playoffs.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:22

Curry has been unfairly excoriated for his Finals performance in the past, but that won't be the case this time around assuming Golden State finishes this thing off with little trouble. I don't care. I mean, I think it's great. We just want to win a game cause we want to win the championship. What James and Irving do is get buckets late with the game on the line and win Cleveland games.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:24

Artemis Racing, Groupama Team France, Land Rover BAR and SoftBank Team Japan round out the competition heading into the next rounds. The America's Cup qualification semi-final between Team New Zealand and Sir Ben Ainslie's BAR Team has been abandoned due to light winds in Bermuda.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:48

This term they have become the first team from the United States' four major professional sports leagues - the NFL, NBA , MLB and NHL - to win 15 successive post-season games. "It's part of the rules", James said Thursday, hours after the Cavs fell 118-113 to slip into a 3-0 hole. A technical foul on the Warriors and accompanying made free throws helped the Cavs move the lead back to double digits.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:08

But these officials aren't getting paid off, folks. With wine and cigars in hand, they hit on everything from playing in Game 7 of the Finals to the 3-1 comeback to what makes Draymond such a good player to Tom Brady's greatness to what's wrong with the music industry.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:11

He took off down the stretch, adding four in the month of March alone, as well as three more in April. But against a team like the Warriors, who are loaded with offensive firepower and play several levels above the Cavs defensively, the Cavs are being exposed.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:14

The Swiss 2015 champion unfurled a staggering 87 winners as he avenged last year's semifinal defeat by the world No 1 to set up a final showdown against nine-time champion Rafael Nadal or Austrian hotshot Dominic Thiem who play in the day's second semifinal.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:35

The Golden State Warriors are poised to make history Friday as the first team in National Basketball Association history to go undefeated in the playoffs, and they will because they just have too much fire power. Still, Durant isn't looking too far ahead. "I'm just trying to go out there and play hard every second I'm on the floor, play with passion and energy and joy".

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:45

Multiple Predators fans have been ejected from the arena for throwing catfish onto the ice during Stanley Cup games. It ended with haymaker after haymaker - both literal and proverbial - from the ever resilient Pittsburgh Penguins .

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:32

Now since the play was delayed due to rain, Pakistan had to chase a revised target of 288 in 41 overs. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was among several ex-players to call for a major shake-up in the aftermath of the humiliating defeat.

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:28

After losing the first three games of the 2017 NBA Finals , the rumors have begun that LeBron James , pictured at Quicken Loans Arena on June 7, 2017 in Cleveland, could sign with the Lakers or Clippers in 2018. There are bound to be plenty of rumors revolving around James and the Cavaliers, especially if they are swept by the Warriors. With the Cleveland Cavaliers being dominated by the Golden State Warriors in the rubber match, there has been plenty of speculation regarding what ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:08

Spanish driver Fernando Alonso , a double world champion whose future is uncertain, said in March that "we have only one problem, and that is the power unit". From Ayrton Senna to Jack Brabant, Formula One has seen some greats. "We've been clear that we want him to stay and he's been clear he wants to stay but we need a better race vehicle so that's where our attention is on".

by | June 10, 2017 | 15:08

Australia are now at No. 2 in Group A, with both their matches - against Bangladesh and New Zealand - being washed out. Kane Williamson, the New Zealand captain, lived up to his billing as one of the world´s best batsmen with a superb hundred in their Group A opener against Australia at Edgbaston on Friday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:55

Tillman comes in with a 5.87 ERA after a loss to Boston in his last start in which he allowed five runs (three earned) in six innings while walking four. -And, as the last word, here is Girardi's answer to the only question asked today about a subject other than Tanaka or Chapman - whether or not he takes any stock in Aaron Judge's exit velocity, specifically regarding the Major League Baseball season-high 119 miles per hour he registered last night: "I probably don't look at is as closely as ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:48

Pakistan's crushing 124-run loss to the title-holders on Sunday saw them outplayed in all aspects of the game. Such was Pakistan's command in the field, they inflicted the first golden duck in the 221-match one-day global career of South Africa captain AB de Villiers .

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:32

Facing them in real match time will mean good preparation ahead of the marquee clash against Pakistan , next Sunday. Moreover, senior cricketers are making predictions , a lot of them favouring their home side to score a victory. This will be Kohli's first major ICC assignment as skipper of the Indian team. Both teams are set to feature several survivors from Bangladesh's 15-run win at Adelaide which condemned England to a woeful first-round exit from the last World Cup .

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:23

The Cavs scored 49 points in the first quarter - setting a new Finals record for most points in any quarter - and went 7-for-12 on 3-pointers while pouring it on. Curry will get a chance to atone for his sub-par performance on Monday when the best-of-seven series shifts to Oakland with the Warriors still holding a commanding 3-1 lead.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:30

Thiem's level of exhaustion in the drubbing Djokovic gave him at Rome is underrated, but combine that with the casual beatdown he took in the French Open semis past year and it's hard to make a case for the Austrian to match that result.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:30

However, Kohli's earnings are less than one-fourth of Real Madrid's Ronaldo , who earned $93 million in the same period, retaining the top rank for the second consecutive year. Mickelson was recently in the news for skipping the U.S. Open to attend his daughter's college graduation . Vettel's $38M salary at the Scuderia equals Hamilton's retainer at Mercedes, but the German earned just a measly $500,000 in endorsements previous year.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:10

Wawrinka , who has won all his previous three grand slams finals, will face Rafael Nadal tomorrow. "I will have to do everything I can to keep him from playing aggressively". On set point, Thiem smashed a backhand long to give Nadal the opener. He also lost 6-4- 6-0, 6-4 in the Davis Cup semifinals in Madrid shortly after Nadal had risen to No.

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:32

But Nadal then pulled clear and, with Paire periodically clutching his stomach after a medical time out, the Spaniard took nine of the last 10 games to close out the match in just under two hours. "He's waiting for me for a serious talk", Djokovic joked after his victory, via Sky Sports . However, Nadal stormed back int he second set, winning a break of serve in the fifth game before easier third set.

by | June 10, 2017 | 14:26

At this point it wouldn't be surprising to see Dominique Wilkins come out and say his Atlanta Hawks would dominate the Warriors . Players get weaker, small and less skilled. But it makes for good bar talk and debates on TV and radio. "The hypothetical game is never one I've played". "You can obviously have those barbershop-type debates of who's better, who's what, ranking the all-time greats and teams and things like that which is fine in certain settings".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:41

Jelena Ostapenko shakes hands with Caroline Wozniacki after their quaterfinal match Tuesday. Ostapenko , to be 20-year-old on Thursday, also seemed to benefit from the rain delay as she beat Wozniacki 6-2 in the decisive set. "It was really tough to keep my concentration all day long". As Ostapenko left the room, she turned to her agent and whispered with a wide, proud smile, "My answers are amusing".

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:54

While Murray , runner-up at Roland Garros previous year, will be pleased with his run to the last four, it is the Swiss player who advances to a second final in the French capital having beaten Novak Djokovic in 2015. It's not quite Bjorn Borg territory - the Swedish great lost just 27 games in 1978 before hammering Guillermo Vilas in the final - but it's pretty dominant.

by | June 10, 2017 | 12:37

But he refocused and, crucially, began to tee off on his backhand during the second set, nailing a victor down the line to break at love in the seventh game. After tactical battle of cat and mouse, Wawrinka made the first inroads with a ripped forehand crosscourt to lead the first set 5-3. Hitting with more authority and controlling baseline exchanges, Wawrinka stepped around his backhand and smacked a forehand return down the line breaking for his fourth consecutive game to snatch the ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 13:04

The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA Finals loss to the Cavaliers . Some people may argue their greatness, but James won't. "I wear the number because of Mike", James said of the No. 23 on his uniform. "I played against some great teams but I don't think no team has had this kind of firepower.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:54

Negotiations with Real have been ongoing this week, with the LaLiga and Champions League winners asking for about £78 million. "It was a great season, but he wants to play more". "At a big club you are going to attract big players and that's what we want", he told Sky Sports . Manchester United's next number nine? 'I like Italy, but Madrid is my city and this is my team, and Juve is my second team, ' he revealed.