by | May 17, 2017 | 18:45

The five-times grand slam champion, one of the sport's biggest names and whose $36 million in prize money is dwarfed by her off-court earnings, was initially banned for two years. Sharapova, 30, is a two-time French Open victor who recently returned from her suspension for testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:50

In fact, but for Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne, Neville's team is made up entirely of the two London sides. Carragher opted for Chelsea's Eden Hazard, while Neville chose N'Golo Kante, who won the PFA Player of the Year award, and the Football Writers' Player of the Year award.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:21

He accused Pachulia of being a dirty player in so many words. But Popovich was in no mood to accept that version of events, saying: "I'm not a happy camper". He injured (and re-injured) his ankle in Game 1 . "He might go a week without playing, then enter a game in a high-leverage situation, expected to hit a big shot".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:52

Many observers feel Tottenham will not be as strong next season due to leaving their home stadium, with Wembley a far cry from the tight pitch and intense atmosphere of White Hart Lane , where they dropped just four points in 2016-17. "We've just got to next season go out and try and win some trophies, and go into the new season as proper title contenders and players who can win trophies".

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:57

The Warriors are 8-0 straight up and 5-3 against the spread in the playoffs, winning by an average of 16.5 points with a 5-3 over-under record. That same $100 bet on the Spurs would win $900. Catch Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on ABC7 Saturday with coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. I'd be extremely surprised if they win two games.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:55

I felt like there were a lot of thoughts going in my head, and the first day I was still thinking about the Masters and everything that has been going on. Hughes punched the ball out under tree branches and onto the green, where he safely two-putted to keep his share of the lead. After starting on the back nine at Sawgrass, Day birdied the 11th, 13th and 16th to reach the turn in 33, before holing from 65ft across the first green.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:16

The decision of her not being part of the tournament was officially announced by the French Tennis Federation chief Bernard Giudicelli in a live streaming broadcast on Facebook. Before the decision, Sharapova was actually the betting favorite to win the French Open. Top-ranked players Angelique Kerber and Andy Murray spoke out against Sharapova receiving wild cards, while Eugenie Bouchard openly called her a "cheater" who should be banned for life.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:18

Arsenal were off the pace again in 2013 with back-to-back defeats to Manchester City and Chelsea leaving any ambitions of the title long gone and their top-four hopes at risk too. Both teams started the second half looking to get on the front foot but it took until the hour for Sanchez to open the scoring for Arsenal . "It was a hard game but we expected that and I believed in the second half we could score the goals that we didn't in the first half because we created more space".

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:39

At an absolute minimum, the Sixers were guaranteed to wind up with at least the 7th overall pick. Coach Cal, who has had 39 players drafted during his Hall of Fame career, has had 14 players taken in the lottery in seven drafts at Kentucky, including a record-tying four lottery selections in 2015.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:48

Olynyk scored 14 of his 26 points in the final fame, including a decisive stretch that started with seven minutes remaining and buried the Wizards . He finished with a double-double of 18 points and 11 assists along with seven rebounds. Through this frame, it became clear how the Wizards' defense was not living up to Wall's morning proclamation. The Celtics sent out Kelly Olynyk and Al Horford, who played around with pick and roll actions high above the key to open up the floor.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:46's Eliot Harrison wrote on Tuesday that the biggest question facing the Eagles is who will be the lead back? Blount was the top rusher for the Patriots in each of the past two seasons. Blount went undrafted in 2010, Blount signed as a rookie with the Tennessee Titans. In his first year in New England, Blount gained 772 yards and averaged 5 yards per carry.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:58

That was expected because of an unusual law in the state of MA called "abatement ab initio " or "abatement", which reverts appeals that are not complete to "the beginning" - which is what the term means in Latin. Judge E. Susan Garsh , the same woman who presided over Hernandez's 2015 trial, wasted little time at a hearing Tuesday in granting the motion. The note was released Friday as a part of court documents filed by prosecutors as part of their efforts to convince a judge to deny the ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:02

Sharapova, who won Wimbledon in 2004 as an unheralded teenager, is reported to have been offered a place at the WTA Aegon Classic in Birmingham in the run-up to SW19, where it remains to be seen if she will be fit enough to compete anyway should her leg injury prove serious.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:05

United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward , said: "We are forecasting better full-year financial performance than expected and as such have raised our revenue and profit guidance for the year". "If we go on and finish the season strongly and get ourselves in that eighth position, then we can look back at it and say it's been an OK season", said the Northern Irish midfielder.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:16

Rust was not on the ice again nearing the end of the first period. Phaneuf was not penalized. Penguins forward Bryan Rust was entering the offensive zone with his head down, and Phaneuf crushed him. Guentzel, who leads the Penguins with nine playoff goals this season, stayed in the game after the hit. And if Phaneuf wasn't already public enemy No.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:06

The Warriors won't have to deal with Kawhi Leonard when they host Game 2 of the NBA's Western Conference finals against San Antonio Tuesday night. I thought it was unfair when people just piggyback on what other people say. The Warriors were led by superstar Stephan Curry with 29 points. He had 19 points and made four 3-point shots.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:22

The sellout crowd of 18,418 fell silent as teammates Dewayne Dedmon and Dejounte Murray carried Parker off the court and to the training room. San Antonio's Tony Parker needs surgery to fix his left leg and won't play again until next season.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:38

Ajax captain Davy Klaassen is another player on Koeman's radar, with the 24-year-old having indicated he wants to play in the Premier League. Meanwhile, Liverpool were under huge pressure to win or risk being pipped by Arsenal and missing out on the top four.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:58

Keane, who made his senior England debut earlier this season, has played in all but two of the Clarets' Premier League fixtures. United included a clause in that deal entitling them to 25 percent of any sell-on fee, so they will pay less for Keane than their rivals.

by | May 17, 2017 | 19:14

Wall argued that the executive order halting travel from six majority Muslim nations doesn't say anything about religion, and neither the state of Hawaii nor an imam from that state who wants his mother-in-law to visit has standing to sue.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:41

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal , center, goes to the basket between Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) and Boston Celtics center Al Horford , left, of Dominican Republic, during the first half in Game 4 of a second-round. "It was still a tied game [and] we just came out in the third quarter with a better mindset that everything was going to stem from the defensive end".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:31

After allowing just 16 goals in the first 11 games, Rinne permitted four goals on 26 shots Sunday, including a pair high to the blocker side - an area Anaheim believes it can beat the 6-foot-5 netminder. The second period saw Anaheim technically not score and then actually score. It was a valiant - if not foolish - decision, as McLeod received an penalty for instigating and was kicked out of the game.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:22

Macron appointed Philippe, a lawmaker from the moderate wing of The Republicans party, on Monday to head his first government in a move aimed at broadening his political appeal and weakening opponents before parliamentary elections in June.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:29

Pickford singlehandedly kept Arsenal at bay for much of the match, making 11 saves to frustrate the Gunners until Alexis Sanchez scored twice from close range in the 72nd and 81st minutes to end the visitors' resistance. "I don't think about the percentages", Wenger said. It's Tuesday night against Sunderland, who everyone expects us to beat. "I think that's an insult to football as I've been a player myself", he said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:59

The German obviously does not trust the Spaniard's ability, probably because of his woeful showing in last season's Europa League final, and the addition of a top-class left-back will surely feature highly on his wish-list. An opportunity for the club to test itself against Europe's elite clubs beckons, as does the chance to make significant progress under Jurgen Klopp.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:29

McHale, ranked 58th, faded badly in the second set as Sharapova hit her stride, producing glimpses of the talent that took her to world number one. "You can get a wild card when you return from injury but you cannot get a wild card when returning from a doping suspension", Giudicelli said.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:51

Real will be looking to extend their stunning 62-game scoring run, of which 36 have been LaLiga fixtures, with Madrid having registered in each of their league outings to date . Soon after, it was 2-0 as Sergio Rico could only palm James Rodriguez's effort into the path of Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored his 400th Real goal.

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:40

City manager Guardiola is now within touching distance of securing his minimum objective of Champions League qualification following a straightforward home win over West Brom. City can make sure of third place, however, if they do win their final two games and Guardiola is now poised to go for goals with his lethal South American duo.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:12

After every slow start and tight game over their past month, not much can ruffle these Ducks. Kesler was a bit surprised that Johansen got personal as he voiced his frustrations. "Doesn't matter", the Ducks' hard-boiled center said. "I mean, he just blows my mind", Johansen had said of Kesler. "I don't know what's going through his head out there".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:14

The times at Tottenham are certainly a changing. "To score the victor, to win the game and finish unbeaten here is something special", Kane told the club's official website. "Because of my respect for them ( Tottenham ), I didn't rest more people", said Mourinho, whose side visit Southampton on Wednesday. With manager Jose Mourinho prioritising the Europa League campaign, he has fielded weakened teams in United's last two league games - the defeat at Spurs and a 2-0 loss at ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 18:20

Sure, the Warriors just pulled off a 36-point thrashing of the Spurs two days after squeaking out a 113-111 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals - their second-largest postseason win behind a game from 1948 when the Philadelphia Warriors won by 39 at St.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:03

Sharapova is now ranked No. 211 in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) world rankings. "I know that a lot of people might be disappointed by this decision". "There can be a wildcard for return from injuries; there cannot be a wildcard for return from doping". "While wild cards exist for players returning from injury, there is nothing for a return from a doping ban".

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:30

Golden State later rallied to snatch a dramatic 113-111 win to go 1-0 up in the Western Conference series . "This is playoff time, and if you're not excited and don't get that adrenaline rush and get locked into the moment, you're going to miss out", Curry said of his postseason play.

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:39

Tonight, the City goals were scored by Gabriel Jesus, Kevin de Bruyne and Yaya Toure to put Guardiola's side in control before Wales worldwide Hal Robson Kanu scored a late consolation for ninth place West Brom with three minutes to go. "We are third and it's in our hands to finish third, so we have to travel to Watford and win the game". But we are there. "I arrived at this club and I tried to do my best, some managers will have that pressure so I have to handle that, if not I go home", ...

by | May 17, 2017 | 17:30

Mourinho already has to do without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw, Ashley Young and Tim Fosu-Mensah for his side's remaining league matches through injury. "It is the hardest I have ever worked", said Mourinho. Mourinho says he is having to do "a la carte" preparation for his players, juggling rest, preparation and matches.