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French Open 2018: Muguruza dumps Sharapova to reach semis
- June 08, 2018

The pair played at the French Open back in 2014, where Halep won en route to her first Grand Slam final. However, it was just a brief respite as 24-year-old Wimbledon champion Muguruza claimed a quick double break for 4-1, backed up by a hold for 5-1. (more...)
See Lars Eller's Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Washington Capitals See Lars Eller's Stanley Cup-winning goal for the Washington Capitals
- June 08, 2018

Ovechkin can finally get the respect he deserves with this win. T.J. Oshie, Tom Wilson and Devante Smith-Pelly scored Washington's three first period goals. It's not fair to blame just him, almost everybody has dried up after Game 1 . Washington has a 3-1 lead over Vegas, and with one more win, Ovechkin and the franchise will have their first title. (more...)
Russian Federation to be FIFA's lowest-ranked team at WC Russian Federation to be FIFA's lowest-ranked team at WC
- June 08, 2018

England will not be satisfied with reaching the quarterfinals of the World Cup as it has the skill and mentality to win the tournament, playmaker Raheem Sterling has said ahead of the team's final warm-up match against Costa Rica Thursday. (more...)
Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup in franchise history Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup in franchise history
- June 08, 2018

After the Caps lost the lead and trailed the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2, Washington fought back in the third period, and Eller scored a spectacular go-ahead goal at the 12:23 mark to hand his team the lead and its first Stanley Cup . Evgeny Kuznetsov, the NHL's leading scorer in the postseason (31 points), is coming off a four-assist night and has seven points (goal, six assists) in the Final. (more...)
Ronaldo returns as Portugal down Algeria with Guedes brace Ronaldo returns as Portugal down Algeria with Guedes brace
- June 08, 2018

Having been given some extra time off following Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Liverpool, Ronaldo made his 150th worldwide appearance for Portugal . Ronaldo joined Portugal's squad at the start of this week, later than the rest of the squad, because of the Champions League final. Sources close to Ronaldo's camp confirmed to ESPN FC earlier this year that the fact that Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar both earned more from their clubs was a factor in his ... (more...)
Arsenal to hold talks with Fellaini this week Arsenal to hold talks with Fellaini this week
- June 08, 2018

And speaking to Spanish radio station COPE , Griezmann said: "If I'm going to continue at Atletico, I don't know, we'll see". Barcelona have been strongly mentioned in connection with the talented 27-year-old for quite some time, though ABC reported earlier this week that he would not attempt to force through a move to the Nou Camp and had actually "informed close friends" that he intends to remain with Atletico. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors - 6/8/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors - 6/8/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- June 08, 2018

Coming off a Game 2 in which he attacked, distributed and performed yeoman's work defensively on LeBron James while Curry dazzled from distance, Durant moved front and center in the Warriors' offense. The series shifts to Cleveland for the first time in Game 3. As the Cavaliers called timeout, a silent Durant slowly walked while staring at the opposing crowd as teammates Curry and Draymond Green screamed in excitement for him. (more...)
Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils
- June 07, 2018

On Tuesday, it was confirmed Fred will be back in the north-west of England next season and has joined Manchester United in a £52million deal. "Mourinho is a serial victor and he may have got away with this style of football at his previous clubs because they were happy so long as they won a few trophies, but you won't get away with this at United", Ince told Yahoo! Alternatively, Mourinho could choose to use Fred in a more conservative role alongside Matic in a two-man defensive ... (more...)
England shouldn't settle for second best in Russian Federation, says Sterling England shouldn't settle for second best in Russian Federation, says Sterling
- June 07, 2018

Being named England captain has not changed Harry Kane and the Tottenham striker is more than capable of handling the weight of World Cup expectation, according to teammate Gary Cahill . "I am aware of the support from Yorkshire clubs when we travel anyway". "I'm numb to it now". "There are a couple of places that always as a manager you are looking at who your better players are, but then form and physical condition means it always evolves, a football team is a moving, living beast". (more...)
Jutanugarn recovers to win on 4th playoff hole Jutanugarn recovers to win on 4th playoff hole
- June 07, 2018

A four-under front-nine and she led by seven shots with nine holes to go. Even though she was in a good mood after the third round, Jutanugarn admitted she was exhausted. BRESCIA, Italy (AP) - Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark made a 10-foot putt on the final hole to close with a 7-under 64 and win the Italian Open on Sunday by one shot over home favorite Francesco Molinari. (more...)
Argentina cancels World Cup warmup match in Israel Argentina cancels World Cup warmup match in Israel
- June 07, 2018

The Argentina Football Association did not immediately comment on the reports . A friendly football match between Argentina and Israel in Jerusalem has been cancelled , according to Argentine media, a PLO spokesperson and an Argentinian striker. (more...)
Jose Mourinho to give Cristiano Ronaldo number seven shirt at Manchester United Jose Mourinho to give Cristiano Ronaldo number seven shirt at Manchester United
- June 07, 2018

However, the 33-year-old has been rumoured to be considering a departure from the Spanish capital and described his time at Real in the past tense following this year's Champions League final victory. World Cup contenders Spain can expect big things from Isco, who hopes to use the world stage to break out. 'He can do well in the World Cup , too - it all depends on how far his team can go. (more...)
Belmont Stakes: Justify draws No Belmont Stakes: Justify draws No
- June 07, 2018

The unflappable colt has already erased the "curse of Apollo", winning the 144th Kentucky Derby despite having never run as a 2-year-old, and secured the Preakness despite a thick fog and sloppy conditions. Vino Rosso finished ninth in the Derby and didn't run in the Preakness. In 2013, Lukas brought Oxbow (Awesome Again) to Belmont to follow up a win in the Preakness with a runner-up finish. (more...)
Warriors, Cavaliers say they're not going to White House Warriors, Cavaliers say they're not going to White House
- June 07, 2018

But James made sure he clarified what he meant. In 2016, the award went to James for helping Cleveland overcome a 3-1 deficit and win the title in heroic fashion. Outspoken Warriors coach Steve Kerr sees Trump's cancellation as part of what he calls, the president's larger plan to divide America. "That's the biggest thing", Kerr said while speaking to reporters on June 5 before the Warriors practiced at The Q. (more...)
Rafa Nadal into French Open quarters without dropping a set Rafa Nadal into French Open quarters without dropping a set
- June 07, 2018

Nonetheless, Nadal was there to fight and he came back stronger after the first rain delay, overcoming the deficit and serving for the set at 5-3 (30-15) when the rain finally closed this day of tennis . The players were forced off the court for 40 minutes, but when they returned Nadal levelled for 3-3 and let out a trademark roar of vamos . Nadal will next play 11th-seeded Diego Schwartzman , who rallied to beat Kevin Anderson 1-6, 2-6, 7-5, 7-6 (0), 6-2. (more...)
Deschamps & Griezmann Defend Paul Pogba Following Fan Jeering Deschamps & Griezmann Defend Paul Pogba Following Fan Jeering
- June 05, 2018

It had already happened. 'The public also prefers to score five, six goals but it's high level, there is a team in front of us . Now I know what you are all thinking, why and how does this effect Tottenham? "I'm not going to live on what people think, for them to say that I'm nice, good, the best, perfect", he added. (more...)
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi named in final Nigeria World Cup squad Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi named in final Nigeria World Cup squad
- June 05, 2018

The West Africans got off to a dream start in the second half as Alex Iwobi riffled home a rebound to reduce the deficit and set up a nervy contest for the home team. The Super Eagles of Nigeria are up against England national team this evening at 17:15 pm. But the former Chelsea midfielder has said that the poor showing in the first half was because England played a five-man defence and the Eagles were unable to break them down. (more...)
Samuel Umtiti agrees five-year contract extension with Barcelona Samuel Umtiti agrees five-year contract extension with Barcelona
- June 05, 2018

Josep Maria Bartomeu and Samuel Umtiti are now holding a press conference to give more details on the French defender's new contract at Barcelona which will run until 2023. The 24-year-old will sign the deal, which runs until the end of the 2022/23 season, on Monday at the Nou Camp. "I never saw myself in another team". (more...)
Arsenal To Meet With Fellaini Over Possible Free Transfer
- June 05, 2018

Before United's campaign had ended, Jose Mourinho was confident that Fellaini was close to signing an extension . Reports in France suggest that Arsenal are scheduled to meet with Marouane Fellaini this week over a potential free transfer. (more...)
Sane cut from Germany squad for World Cup Sane cut from Germany squad for World Cup
- June 05, 2018

Michael Ballack expressed his surprise at Leroy Sane's omission from Germany's World Cup squad . Manchester City forward Leroy Sane has been excluded from Germany's final 23-man World Cup squad by national team manager Joachim Löw . (more...)
Serena Williams slams rival Maria Sharapova’s claims ahead of French Open clash Serena Williams slams rival Maria Sharapova’s claims ahead of French Open clash
- June 05, 2018

I won't know (how serious the injury is) until I get those results". "All for this moment", she said . "So it's really hard to be in this situation, but I always. Petersburg and Indian Wells. Williams , the champion in 2002, 2013 and 2015 and playing her first Slam since giving birth to her daughter in September, last took part a major at the Australian Open in 2017. (more...)
Kei Nishikori frustrated following French Open exit Kei Nishikori frustrated following French Open exit
- June 05, 2018

Alexander Zverev reached his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final after a third consecutive five-set victory against Karen Khachanov at the French Open. German Zverev, 21, beat the unseeded Russian 4-6 7-6 (7-4) 2-6 6-3 6-3 in three hours 29 minutes in an enthralling match in Paris . (more...)
Russian Football Club Suggests Cristiano Ronaldo Join Team
- June 05, 2018

Moreover, he is keeping an eye on Neymar's game as well during the practice sessions and he believes the Brazilian poster boy can take the place held by Messi and Ronaldo for so long. " Brazil , due to their manager Tite, can play well tactically and defensively, but they still have that natural Brazilian talent". "I think it may be time for other players to aspire to be the best in the world - and the best at this World Cup, too". (more...)
Tiger Woods shoots 72 at Memorial, says back was stiff
- June 04, 2018

Wheels wobbling early, Woods' par putt on 16 did almost a 180 but didn't fall, pushing him to 4 over through seven. The wheels came off further when a par putt at the following hole failed to land, leaving him at four over through seven. (more...)
The NBA Missed A Crucial Call At The End Of Game 1 The NBA Missed A Crucial Call At The End Of Game 1
- June 04, 2018

James scored 51 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and passed off 8 assists, his scoring total the most in an NBA Finals game since 1993 and the most ever in a losing cause. But we've got to focus on Game 2 now. "As you try to lock in on the details as much as possible, that luck factor - good luck, bad luck - you don't have it creep in if you figure out the detail parts", Durant said. (more...)