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Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

I think I'm playing well. "I don't know how much impact that had, it's not like I played a great point the next point". "Stan has played fantastic this tournament so far", the Scot said. On a sunny Court Philippe Chatrier, she lobbed Garcia from the back of the court to give herself two match points. Pliskova will next play either No.

Warriors set to make their claim as NBA's best ever

During Durant's return to Oklahoma City on February 11, he saw and heard the full brunt of it - cupcake chants, a little girl dressed in a cupcake costume, fans with cupcake signs and shirts, and even a fan with a massive cupcake painted on his chest.

Venezuela soccer coach urges Maduro: 'Stop the weapons!'

A long-time government loyalist, Ortega Diaz first broke publicly with the Maduro administration in late March when she decried a supreme court decision gutting congress of its last remaining powers. "We deplore all violent acts", said Muchacho, who is an opposition politician. Over 195 people were injured in a protest here against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's bid to elect a Constituent Assembly to reform the Constitution, the opposition alliance Democratic Unity Roundtable ...

What nerves? Rookies making an impact in Stanley Cup Final

Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence him. "It's not the first period that we're looking for, and it really didn't get much better after that". "We have no home ice in this series, so we have to go in and steal one at some point". "I didn't know the 70 percent part of it, but we are very aware this is the biggest game of the year, that's just obvious, so we are going to be ready to rock and roll tonight", said Colton Sissons .

Crosby drives Penguins to Game 5 win

Now, Rinne and the Predators , facing elimination for the first time in the playoffs, will have to win at home on Sunday to extend the series. Then there's the attraction of the Penguins looking to become the first team to repeat as Cup champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and 1998.

Unseeded Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French Open

Men's singles semifinal 2 at 5 a.m. ET (NBC) No. 1 Andy Murray vs. "I am going to try to enjoy it because great players are here and it is a great place to play". Donald Young and Santiago Gonzalez are through to the men's doubles final at the French Open . With Serena Williams (pregnant), Maria Sharapova (denied a wild card after a doping suspension) and Victoria Azarenka (about to come back after having a baby) all absent, No.

Arab nations add names to terror list amid Qatar dispute

The move from Qatar Airways comes after the UAE and Saudi Arabia closed the airline's offices in their countries. Efforts to defuse the regional crisis - prompted on Monday when the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and others severed diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged support for Islamist groups and Iran - showed no immediate signs of success.

Pekka Rinne: Laviolette declines to name starter for GM 3

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) backhands a shot past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) for a goal during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pittsburgh .

Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

They lead the Predators 3-0 after 20 minutes. It was a masterful performance by the Penguins captain, who finished with three assists and literally rubbed P.K. It's unclear whether Crosby meant to throw the bottle or whether it slipped. "I try to contribute as much as I can", Arvidsson told reporters in Nashville before a flight to Pittsburgh.

Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 hope to take fight to Ferrari in Canada

It's how it happened in the race and, obviously, I was not happy with being second, but it was not like I was not happy with the team. "They've got some unique bits on the auto that I think will work well for them this weekend, but that doesn't mean we can't take the fight to them".

Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors

The Cavs have been soundly outplayed on both ends of the floor and have been forced to play at Golden State's dizzying pace. "Always hard no matter what happens in the first two games", he said of Game 3s. Primarily focusing on defense in the playoffs, Smith is averaging 5.9 points and 2.4 rebounds, down from 8.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in the regular season.

LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team

The final score was 118-113. He would have been thrilled by Durant, who was Golden State's biggest prize in the off-season, and the forward showed exactly why the Warriors were so keen to get him. Game 4 of the Finals is on Friday, and if it goes as the Warriors hope, Wanda's son might well be bringing an National Basketball Association title back to Oakland with him.

Nebraska State Soccer Association investigating tournament

US soccer legend Hamm and Olympic soccer gold medalist Abby Wambach launched a Twitter defense of Mili Hernandez, the Omaha, Nebraska girl whose team, Assurri Cachorros Chicos, was disqualified from a Springfield Soccer Club tournament over the weekend.

Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic in Game 5

The Nashville Predators jumped out to an early lead, but Sidney Crosby tied it up on a nice breakaway where he completely undressed Rinne. Speaking of that, Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals is this Thursday in Pittsburgh at 8 P.M. After Game Five, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are a combined 19-4 at home in the postseason. Once again, the host has gotten off to an extremely strong start.

Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

And while the playoffs have often been called boring - up to and including the first two games of these Finals - the ratings for this year's Finals are higher than last, a sign that people are in agreement with the league's best player about the NBA's state of affairs.

Sehwag, Moody among six contenders for India coach's job

Laxman will conduct interviews and seek presentations to select the best candidate. Known for his wit and sarcasm, the former India opener caught Sourav Ganguly and Australian spin bowling legend Shane Warne off guard on the sidelines of the India-Pakistan Champions Trophy encounter.

WCWS: Washington loses to Oklahoma, faces elimination game

The Gators continued the hit parade in the second inning when they scored three runs for a 4-0 advantage. Oklahoma's Fale Aviu scored in the second inning when she avoided a tag at home. Oklahoma advanced to the semifinals of the Women's College World Series thanks to the left arm of Paige Parker and the feet of Fale Aviu. The victor of that game will need to beat the Sooners twice in order to clinch a spot in the WCWS Final.

Peyton Manning, Donald Trump go golfing at Trump National Golf Club

Corker joined POTUS at Trump Intl Golf Club today. Trump was making his 23rd trip to one of his golf courses since becoming President on January 20, 2017. "He is a very good guy ". "I don't know where that came from". However, wisely, Manning didn't wear his bathrobe this past Sunday. Manning contributed to Jeb Bush's campaign for president a year ago.

Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac to join Arsenal and sign ‘long-term’ deal

The Gunners has said that the transfer is still "subject to the completion of all regulatory processes", but the left-back has effectively ensured that he will become an Arsenal player on July 1. "I'm aware that football can change, but I'm happy, I played the majority of games, I've felt important and I've felt good". "I think my main strength is my mentality".

Cleveland Cavaliers search for production outside of "Big Three"

Even more impressive? Durant, Curry and Thompson shot 28-of-51 from the field and 12-of-26 beyond the arc, good for an effective field goal percentage of 80.4. OAKLAND, Calif . - There was a bit of a sense of calm around the Cleveland Cavaliers as they arrived for Game 2 on Sunday afternoon. Maybe Kyirie Irving will make a few shots off his isolation game, maybe the Cavs will find a way to get some stops, the role players will shoot better, and the Cavaliers will break the streak and end ...

French Open Day 7: Murray finds clay game

Paris: Juan Martin del Potro hailed French Open conqueror Andy Murray for playing like a "real No. 1" as he slipped to a straight sets loss at the hands of the British star on Saturday. "I was expecting a tough game against a very good clay-court player", Halep said. Zverev looks uncatchable in first place and Khachanov, who sits sixth, has been inspired by the German's achievements.

Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor has one attribute better than Floyd Mayweather

Tyson was less than impressed by Mayweather's ego and criticised the 40-year-old for even suggesting he could be better than Ali. White made his comments in an interview with TMZ Sports after posting a video on social media that showed De La Hoya bashing a potential Mayweather-McGregor fight spliced with another video, which White says was from four months earlier.

Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

Madrid have won the Champions League three times in the last four years and their French forward Karim Benzema said: "It's incredible, to win one, then two, then three!" But the 27-year-old says he is determined to remain in Madrid and add to his impressive trophy collection at the Bernabeu.

Bonino tests injured foot, scratched in Game 4

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel , right, watches as a puck slides past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , of Finland, Colton Sissons (10) and Ryan Ellis, left, during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley. And most importantly: Who will win the series? Olli Maatta - Pittsburgh's blueline had trouble keeping up with Nashville. Rookie Frederick Gaudreau and Swedes Calle Jarnkrok , Viktor Arvidsson and Filip Forsberg scored for Nashville while Finnish goalie ...

Blues name star-studded side for Lions clash

Blues coach Tana Umaga has chose to give the 20-year-old his first start in the Lions showdown. Roaring return: Sonny Bill Williams looks likely to return from injury for the Blues , as they face the British and Irish lions. Gatland Jnr bossed the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians' backline as the Lions laboured to a 13-7 win in Saturday's tour opener, but Umaga hailed Perofeta's qualities as a youngster they held back from heading to the Under-20s world championships.

Liverpool, Arsenal deal may be over

Reds' boss Jürgen Klopp has been chasing the 23-year-old midfielder and awaits a decision on whether he wants to make the switch to Anfield following a lengthy contract stand-off with the Gunners. However, Englishman Oxlade-Chamberlain has seemingly been convinced that Arsenal remains the best place for him, and Cross suggested Wenger picking him to start in last month's FA Cup final victory over Chelsea was an indication of the Frenchman's determination to keep him.

BC woman ID'd as Cdn killed in London terror attack

Counter-terrorism officers secretly recorded an alleged ISIL-inspired terror cell in East London's Barking borough last month discussing how to use YouTube to plot a van and knife attack in London , The Daily Telegraph can reveal. "A detachment of fighters from Islamic State carried out London attacks", said the Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the jihadists. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said in a tweet that Canadian hearts were heavy with the news of the violence ...

Girl disqualified from soccer game because she 'looks like a boy'

And her father found himself trying to explain an unfair world to an 8-year-old. An 8-year-old girl, and her entire team, was disqualified from a soccer tournament in Nebraska because of her looks. After hearing Mili's story, US soccer legends Mia Hamm and Amy Wambach showed their support on Twitter. Her coach claims that this was an accident, and that he tried to amend it during the tournament.

Virgil van Dijk transfer odds: Can any team scupper Liverpool move?

KOPTALK reported yesterday that Liverpool officials remained confident of landing the Dutchman despite Manchester City's firm interest. Our manager has convinced Van Dijk that Liverpool has a brighter future than Chelsea and City, which is an unbelievable feat.

Nashville Predators win Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final, 4-1

After that, though, it was all Nashville. Rinne stole the show early in the second period, however, eliciting a standing ovation after back-to-back-to-back saves that thwarted more would-be Crosby magic and set up a go-ahead wrap-around score by Frederick Gaudreau .

Aaron Judge is 'the scariest thing I've ever seen': David Ortiz

Ortiz knows something about what Judge has done. David Ortiz (left), CC Sabathia (center) and Aaron Judge at Sabathia's charity event Monday in Times Square.N.Y. Ortiz, though, had been careful to stay away from Fenway Park so far this season and he won't be in The Bronx for this series. Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot down any rumors he's considering a return to Major League Baseball following his retirement in 2016.

Warriors Pound Cavaliers Again for 2-0 Finals Lead

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant reacts in the third quarter during Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Oakland, Calif . "We're plain and simple going to have to play better". This was not a flawless game for them by any stretch and it was still more than enough to overcome James at near his best.

PK Subban: Tussle with Sidney Crosby was over bad-breath remark

It really hit the players when they came out for warmups and the building was already close to capacity. The Predators were certainly the better team in even-strength play, as has been the case for most of the series . Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) after a goal during the second period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in game three of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at Bridgestone Arena.

Quincy Patterson Secures Spot in Elite 11 and The Opening

Patterson was named to the Elite 11, a group of 11 quarterbacks who are invited to Nike's The Opening on Oregon. The Elite 11 Finals were from Friday through Sunday in Los Angeles. Three weeks ago, Williams recommitted to Kentucky after decommitting from the school's latest recruiting class. MI has 10 players committed to its 2018 class and four are headed to The Opening Finals in four-star cornerback Myles Sims, four-star guard Emil Ekiyor, three-star running back Christian Turner and ...

Predators beat Penguins 4-1 to even Stanley Cup finals

Game 5 is scheduled for Pittsburgh on Thursday, with Game 6, if necessary, set for Nashville on Sunday. Often, teams play a simpler, more relaxed game on the road, away from pressing to impress the home fans. Not surprisingly he did not dress for the game, and his team lost 5-1. "It didn't go in the net for us. We had a number of grade A opportunities, a couple of breakaways, flurries around the net".