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Rafael Nadal wins 10th French Open title

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There is many, many, many good things. "I had too many problems on my knee, so I was not able to practice at all". "I am very emotional". The Spaniard beat Wawrinka in straight sets - 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 - to win an unprecedented 10th French Open title, "La Decima". Read More »

Coaching edge: Steve Kerr's best move of the championship-clinching Game 5

LeBron James may be the game's greatest player but the manner in which his Cleveland Cavaliers were dispatched in the NBA Finals on Monday may have signalled that his championship window has been slammed shut. and was +16. Despite losing the #2017 Nba Finals , the Cleveland Cavaliers are still the second-best team in the league and they are an attractive free-agent destination. Read More »

Mashrafe Mortaza thinks Bangladesh have moved on from heartache against India

Virat Kohli heaped praise on team-mate Yuvraj Singh , who will make his 300th one-day global outing for India against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final. "We have never taken any side for granted and we have the same mindset for the Bangladesh game". "We are thinking that we (want to) play at our best (on Thursday)". Read More »

Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon tuneup

Nadal collected an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros on Sunday, and after consulting his team and doctor, has opted to miss next week's event. "Unfortunately, Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Aegon Championships at Queen's", organisers confirmed on Twitter. Young Austrian Dominic Thiem is third in the ATP race to London, followed by Stan Wawrinka , Alexander Zverev , Novak Djokovic , world number one Andy Murray , and Belgium's David Goffin . Read More »

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf reacts to Golden State Warriors championship win

The Warriors will roll through their schedule as long as they employ Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Draymond Green , and Klay Thompson together. Cavaliers forward LeBron James had a game-high 41 points and guard Kyrie Irving hit tough shots all night, but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors , igniting a deafening crowd. Read More »

CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211

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If Pakistan do manage to upstage the hosts, it will be their first appearance in the final of a 50-over International Cricket Council (ICC) tournament since losing to Australia in the title clash of the 1999 World Cup. However, Pakistan's power-packed line-up of fast bowlers is offset to some extent by the lack of too much firepower in their batting . Azhar Ali and Babar Azam put on a decent partnership for Pakistan , but the scoring rate keeps increasing and with it so does the ... Read More »

Congressman Kevin McCarthy shares prayers, praises police after shooting in Virginia

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Jeff Flake says the gunman in the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise had "a rifle of some sort" and "a lot of ammo". Barton described the shooter as a "middle aged man". Brooks recounted to CNN what happened . "I urge the nation to keep Rep. Scalise and all injured in their prayers today". Brooks said even after one of the officers was wounded, he limped toward the outfield in an attempt to help Scalise. Read More »

Facts About NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant

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The third time around, there was no doubt. On Monday night, the Warriors won the NBA Finals with a 129-120 win against the Cavaliers , but it was Kevin Durant's mother, Wanda Durant , who stole the show in the celebrations afterward. Read More »

National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors' comeback year in memes

As a player, Kerr won five championships and was a member of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls team led by Michael Jordan that won a then-league-record 72 games and beat the Seattle SuperSonics in the Finals. "There was never any question in my mind that this was going to work". And even though the Cavaliers fell three wins short of the ultimate goal, coach Tyronn Lue walked out of Oracle Arena in Oakland after Monday's Game 5 loss full of pride in his team . Read More »

Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017

His home runs include a 495-foot blast into the left-field seats in Yankee Stadium Sunday, the longest home run of 2017, and a 121.1 miles per hour shot off Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman , the hardest hit ball since 2015, the first year of the Statcast era. Read More »

Federer beaten by 39-year-old Haas on Stuttgart return

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The Mercedes Cup match between Roger Federer and Tommy Haas is set to start at around 3.30pm local time, 7:00pm IST and 2.30pm BST. "I'm pretty speechless. The match will be streamed live at bet365 Sports for bettors to try their luck with live in play bets. "But you never know what can happen". "It maybe had something to do with Murray having a bit of a letdown after his great finish to past year and Novak not playing his absolute best. Read More »

LeBron James Doesn't Believe He Played For Superteams With Cavs, Heat

They went to the Western Conference Finals, but lost to the Golden State Warriors in four games. Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench. But I'm going to celebrate this one for now". "I saw the way your momma was gripping you up on that court, Mama Durant is still whipping that ass". "They're assembled as good as you can assemble, and I played against some really, really good teams that was assembled perfectly, and they're right up ... Read More »

LeBron James Says He's Not Happy Kevin Durant Won 1st NBA Title

They weren't so Golden in their lone blemish, a Game 4 loss when they played some of the poorest defense in Finals history to spoil a ideal postseason. We need you. Make it happen. LeBron James has 12 points and so does Kyrie Irving for the Cavs. But in the end, James fell short. Durant also became the third player to win a championship and have at least four scoring titles, joining Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain. Read More »

Goose Creek's Chris Singleton drafted by the Chicago Cubs

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Almost two years to the day after his mother was gunned down in a Charleston, S.C., church, Chris Singleton learned he'll get a chance to fulfill a dream she helped him pursue. Singleton recently finished his junior year at the North Charleston Southern Baptist college that plays in the Big South, batting.276 with a.348 on base percentage over 203 plate appearances this season. Read More »

Gunman opens fire on members of Congress at baseball practice, witnesses say

Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis told Fox News an individual approached him prior to the shooting asking whether the congressman practicing on the field were Republicans or Democrats. On Twitter , he described Mr Scalise as "a true friend and patriot" who was "badly injured but will fully recover". He adds, "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". Read More »

Warriors, Cavaliers working on fourth finals in a row

When people tell me I'm great , I remind myself that I can always be better. Before you knock LeBron for his 3-5 NBA Finals record, take a closer look at the teams he took there. "I'm confident we'll have him back. I left everything I had out on the floor every single game for five games in this Finals, and you come up short". Read More »

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title over Cavaliers

The championship was the 17th won by a San Francisco Bay Area franchise in baseball, basketball or football. "It's a combination of talent and commitment to each other and the unselfish nature of all of them", Kerr said. Excitement was high for the contest. LeBron James has 12 points and so does Kyrie Irving for the Cavs. James' dunk gave the Cavaliers all of the momentum. Read More »

Game 5 Finals loss can be blamed on the bench

Led by Finals MVP Kevin Durant , Golden State outscored teams by 13.5 points per game during its historic postseason run that included sweeps of the Trail Blazers, Jazz and Spurs. "I'm just happy for him". With last night's win, Durant finally won the National Basketball Association championship that eluded him for almost a decade. Read More »

Dustin Johnson defends US Open title after birth of second child

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He also won a year ago! Everything went according to plan, according to ESPN's Ian O'Connor , who says Paulina delivered a bouncing baby boy on Monday. O'Connor shared a photo of the baby at the hospital on Tuesday, writing, "Meet the handsome baby boy of Paulina Gretzky & Dustin Johnson ". So, really, the only challenge facing the world No. Read More »

USA attorney general Sessions vehemently denies Russian Federation allegations

Sessions was sworn in February 9 but did not actually step away from the investigation until March 2, the day after The Washington Post reported on his two previously undisclosed Kislyak meetings. Sessions is the most senior member of Trump's administration caught up in the Russian Federation controversy. Jeff Sessions knows that. Mr Trump is said to have watched the hearing on Air Force One en route to Wisconsin, where he was promoting jobs growth and fundraising for the ... Read More »