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by | May 22, 2017 | 23:07

The Belarusian, 27, has not played since last year's French Open in May. and gave birth to son Leo in December. If the absence of so many big names has left the French Open with the most open women's draw since the 1980s, Wimbledon is faring a little better on the stardust scale.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:12

On Sunday the Knicks announced they would not be renewing the contract of Josh Longstaff, who happens to be Porzingis' favorite assistant coach on the team. While this may just be meant to send a message or gross incompetence (teams usually try to keep their stars happy), there's a chance more is happening here from Jackson and New York's brain trust.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:14

Jonathan Klinsmann is on the squad as well - the son of former senior USMNT boss Jurgen Klinsmann is serving as one of the options in goal for U-20's boss Tab Ramos . "Obviously our fight is always there, so we expect that", United States coach Tab Ramos said. Sargent brought the US within a goal when he scored in the 36th minute.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:09

So what exactly did Johnson mean by the statement? "And you can't really get there because you're so beat up". That's all, I mean, it's all good. Speaking at his annual "Catching Dreams" football camp Saturday outside of Detroit , former Lions receiver Calvin Johnson said Marshawn Lynch's decision to return to the NFL after a one-year hiatus hasn't caused him to reconsider his own retirement.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:06

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. The eagles were at No. 11 and No. 16, and it was the first time in tournament history that one player accomplished that feat in the first round. I felt like I was a little bit up in the clouds, and when I woke up, I was four-over after six (holes). "But it just didn't cut". It took him two shots to get out and he made double bogey.

by | May 22, 2017 | 22:31

On a partly cloudy night in The Bronx, the Yankees trotted out just about anyone who has ever seen Derek Jeter play in a moving jersey-retirement ceremony on Sunday night, before they played the nightcap of their doubleheader. Their scheduled Saturday game against the team was postponed because of heavy rain. The "flip play" in Game 3 of the 2001 ALDS and his dive into the stands against the Boston Red Sox three years later are among the most iconic moments in Major League Baseball history, ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:59

Reserves Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown scored 12 and nine points, and Boston's bench outscored Washington's bench 48-5. Boston also connected on 11 three-pointers, including 8 of 13 in the second half. But Washington responded, scoring seven straight in 51 seconds. Just a few minutes later, Smart took the same walk and smiled at Olynyk - already sitting in his vehicle and waiting to go home.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:11

But even if Jose Mourinho's side clinch the trophy, they are unlikely to hold a procession through Manchester. The Portuguese spoke to United's in-house channel MUTV only very briefly following the game, saying: "Don't ask me too many things because now I am in a final".

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:48

Celta put up a fearless fight in the rearranged fixture, even when reduced to 10 men for the final 30 minutes. "We needed to defend, we needed to dig in and we got that win which is very important". Real Madrid are three points ahead of Barcelona , but the Catalans have the better head-to-head record after drawing 1-1 at the Nou Camp and winning 3-2 at the Bernabeu.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:47

Whew, this is going to be a blazing Eastern Conference championship series as the Pittsburgh Penguins are looking to make it back into the National Hockey League finals and defend the Stanley Cup. Pittsburgh and Ottawa traded blows in their first encounter back in December with the Penguins emerging victorious by a score of 8-5. He had gotten help earlier when Ron Hainsey's shot from the point was tipped by Jake Guentzel off the crossbar.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:57

Earlier this month, Djokovic split with Marian Vajda, his coach of 11 years who helped him rise and develop into a 12-time Grand Slam victor. Now he has brought in American Agassi, who retired in 2006 after a career which yielded eight Grand Slam titles wins.

by | May 22, 2017 | 21:26

Overall, Madrid extended its all-time record for La Liga wins to 33, and this season's success checks Barcelona's recent dominance of the competition. "[The comeback] was a clear sign of what this team is and what it is capable of, of never giving up ever", Luis Enrique said in his postgame news conference.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:23

Qualifying for Wimbledon begins May 26 at the Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton. Maria Sharapova will probably have to win 10 matches to claim a second Wimbledon title this year after deciding not to request a wildcard for the championships.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:16

The England global scored four goals in the 6-1 thrashing of Leicester to move clear of the goalscoring charts and is in line to claim his second successive Golden Boot. "The chairman has shown an interest in keeping our staff, but we will talk again next week". "You need younger players, he said, "like Dele Alli, who preferred to come here than another club".

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:38

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema gave Madrid a comfortable final game win at La Rosaleda , meaning that Barcelona's comeback 4-2 win at home to Eibar at the Camp Nou mattered little in the end. But even though Barcelona failed to retain the league title this season, Luis Enrique and his team still have a shot at silverware. The Whites have not won it since 2011/2012, leaving Barcelona to dominate.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:41

The Warriors should be especially excited about McGee this year because he gives them the option to shake things up and keep opponents on their toes. The MVP candidate has been the heart and soul of the Spurs , and without him, they have no shot versus the two-time defending Western Conference champion.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:44

The eight times Grand Slam victor will become the latest retired star to join the ranks of the so-called "supercoaches" in the game by hooking up with Novak Djokovic. "We don't have any long-term commitment", told the press. After dropping a tight second set in which neither player dropped serve, Zverev responded by breaking at the first opportunity in the third.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:02

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho responds curtly to questions following his side's 2-0 win over Crystal Palace, insisting he is focused on the Europa League final. However, Manchester United have a disappointing goal record in the Premier League this term, scoring less goals than Eddie Howe's Bournemouth side.

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:23

But Blues boss Conte is keen for his players to quickly turn their focus to this weekend's game at Wembley, where a victory would secure the Double. Former England captain Shearer said he was "not sure" about the timing of the guard of honour, adding on Match of the Day: "It was done with good intentions but I don't think anything should be done that could undermine the integrity of the game".

by | May 22, 2017 | 20:07

The Dirrell camp, sometimes emotions build up and take the best of us. The victory came more than a year after his last, and completed a sibling sweep at the MGM National Harbor just miles from his hometown of Capitol Heights. Unfortunately for Uzcategui, it may have been the best punch be threw all night. "I fought a tough competitor". Following a delay to allow medical personnel to attend to Dirrell, referee Bill Clancy declared that Uzcategui was disqualified with Dirrell being declared ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:35

The result keeps Madrid on course for a league and European double and, with Ronaldo playing his best football for some time , Zidane's men will be confident of beating Juventus in the Champions League final. Under Rafa Benitez last season there were lots of reports of tension in the Madrid camp from the Spanish media, but one of Zidane's greatest achievements has been to calm the squad down.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:13

Other NBA awards, including Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year , will be revealed June 26 at the new NBA Awards Show in NY. Being a team coming off of a championship has to be different than being one coming off of a relatively close Finals loss.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:59

Paul Pogba superbly set up the 21-year-old's memorable 15th-minute strike and quickly added to it, firing home and pointing to the sky after missing the previous two games following his father's death. Player ratingsManchester United: Joel Pereira 7, Timothy Fosu-Mensah 7, Eric Bailly 6, Phil Jones 6, Demetri Mitchell 7, Scott McTominay 7, Axel Tuanzebe 7, Paul Pogba 7, Jesse Lingard 7, Wayne Rooney 6, Josh Harrop 8.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:36

In the second half, Monaco was more effective, cutting the Juventus lead to one in the 69th minute when Mbappe beat Gianluigi Buffon, who had not conceded in the last 690 minutes. Monaco striker Mbappe then hit the inside of the post from a narrow angle, though he was flagged offside, and Radamel Falcao drove over from long range as the visitors pressed forward.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:03

Si Woo Kim of South Korea, holds The Players Championship Trophy, Sunday, May 14, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . "Regardless of me winning this tournament, I really have to go to the military service, and I've already decided that I'm going to go, too".

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:36

Germany's Alexander Zverev gets emotional after winning his final match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Sunday, May 21, 2017. The 30-year-old made amends for his comparative lack of playing time with a 6-3, 6-4 win over American Jack Sock on Thursday. "Every day I'm just trying to work on my mental part, my physical, my tennis", Svitolina said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:14

The Raptors were playing whack-a-mole and the Cavs had way too many moles. Or is Toronto headed toward a teardown? They responded. But in the minutes after the Toronto Raptors' season came to an end in a four-game sweep by Cleveland in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Casey lamented the three lackadaisical efforts earlier in the series.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:39

For all his perceived downsides - a cautious, pragmatic style on the field and a confrontational, fight-picking approach off it - he has been a rapid hoarder of trophies throughout his coaching career. Mourinho has cut a grumpy figure of late, carrying an air of negativity toward the media for some of its criticism of recent performances and clearly dismayed by his team's injury problems that will deprive him of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, in particular, for the final.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:04

If Krunal set the tone, there would be occasions when Hardik would play the finishing Krunal was adjudged the Man of the Match in the VIVO IPL 2017 Final for a vital 47, and brother Hardik couldn't help but be proud of his elder brother for clinching his maiden IPL title.

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:13

The home crowd erupted with joy on Anaheim center Chris Wagner's goal. Game coverage drops the puck at 7pm with the Voice of the Predators Pete Weber on the Predators Radio Network across the midsouth. Pontus Aberg owned the game-winning goal for the Predators with a nice put-back score. "At some point, Ryan sustained an injury, was able to make it through the game", Predators coach Peter Laviolette said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:24

McLaughlin, who sits fourth on the leaderboard after back-to-back wins in WA, was quickest in one minute and 19.592 seconds, 0.087 ahead of Prodrive Racing Australia's Chaz Mostert. Both days he qualified on pole to grow his 2017 tally to five. Whincup was denied what appeared to be a certain victory at Winton on Sunday by a late safety auto intervention, which bunched the field and brought the late-charging pair of van Gisbergen and fellow New Zealander Coulthard onto his rear bumper.

by | May 22, 2017 | 19:02

That includes the situation of Yaya Toure, despite strong suggestions at the weekend the influential midfielder could be offered a new deal. City began Guardiola's reign with 10 straight wins and rising optimism but will end the campaign trophyless, with the likelihood of a Champions League place their only tonic.

by | May 22, 2017 | 17:16

Arsene Wenger hopes Alexis Sanchez will continue proving his worth at Arsenal for the long term after the Chilean worldwide led the Gunners to a 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Tuesday (16 May) by scoring two goals. When you play football you do not count how many people sit in the stands. "One point would be hard to swallow but that should not as well change the judgment on the quality of the team to a way where you think you have absolutely to change everything".

by | May 22, 2017 | 18:03

But it wasn't to be. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring Real Madrid's first goal in the La Liga match with Celta Vigo at Vigo May 17, 2017. "It is not usual for me to have a miss like that, but it can happen to human beings who can make mistakes too". The Welshman has missed a staggering 27 games due to injury this season and has not played a competitive match since he hobbled off in the Clasico against Barcelona .

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:42

Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation plays a shot in her women's final match against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. The announcement came 46 hours after the French Open refused to award Sharapova a wild card to Roland Garros. The tennis beauty, unfortunately, had to retire in-between her second round match against Lucic-Baroni, with a left thigh injury, while she was leading 4-6 6-3 2-1.