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Will have to push harder to get more runs against Proteas:Kohli

Batting first, India put a commendable 321 runs on board, thanks to a brilliant century by Shikhar Dhawan (125 ). Sangakkara is retired from worldwide duty, but the legendary Sri Lanka batsman is now playing for Surrey and he took the opportunity to spend some time with his country's emerging youngsters before Thursday's crucial clash with India .

Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

ET. World number one Novak Djokovic has never triumphed in Paris . "Rafa could potentially win up to 15 times ", Kuerten said yesterday in praise of the 31-year-old. He needed four sets to get past Andrey Kuznetsov and Martin Klizan in the first two rounds. "Thiem got caught too deep in Madrid and was unable to hurt Nadal from back there so I think he really did find a way to play the Spaniard, but to execute it in a best of five encounter is still a remarkably hard thing that he's ...

Red hot: Cincinnati's Scooter Gennett blasts 4 home runs, has 10 RBIs

Sure, the context of the situation has a lot to do with the correct decision, but from the body language on the field, it seemed like Wainwright expected Piscotty to let the ball go foul, while Piscotty convinced viewers he made the catch and clearer had intentions of making the catch (the wall in right field of Great American hides the fielder behind the wall when the plays creeps near the fou line).

Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

But he insisted he was not too concerned because he knew illness and injury had badly affected Murray's training. "Whether it's Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal , Novak or Stan, I don't need to think about the amount of slams they have for any motivation".

Preds Back Home After Tough Game 5 Loss In Pittsburgh

Pekka Rinne was pulled from Nashville's net after making six saves on nine shots in the first period . Sidney Crosby , Penguins - The Penguins fed off their captain from the get-go and Crosby finished with three assists, the 56th multi-point playoff game of his career.

Nadal wants time out from referees over slow play

Paris: Defending champion Novak Djokovic and nine-time champion Rafael Nadal surged into the French Open quarter-finals for a record-equalling 11th time on Sunday, but reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16.

Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore

Baltimore has won the first two games of this series, picking up a 7-5 win on Thursday and a 3-2 victory on Friday. He will take on the Orioles' Dylan Bundy (6-3, 2.89) in the third game of a four-game series at Camden Yards - a place that Price has fared well in.

French Open semifinals: Halep-Pliskova, Bacsinszky-Ostapenko

Latvia's teenage firecracker Jelena Ostapenko recovered from a awful start to blaze past former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki into the French Open semi-finals on Tuesday. Bacsinszky, the 30th seed, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by surpassing her semi-final run of 2015.

I'm not in Conte's plans, says Costa

Here are five possible destinations for the Spanish striker. Costa was tempted by a move to the Chinese Super League during the January transfer window but stayed put and fired Chelsea to the title. " Arsenal should bid £80m for Diego Costa ", Morgan tweeted. And with Arsenal and Manchester United still searching for a new striker, both clubs have been linked with a shock swoop.

Gunathilaka, Mendis shine as Sri Lanka stun India

Unlike India , Sri Lanka didn't have an excellent start as Niroshan Dickwella fell early for just 7 runs but Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis established 159 runs partnership for the second wicket. "We are playing against other sides who are also champion sides (in their own rights)", Kohli said at the post-match media conference on Thursday. Aided by a balanced unit the Virat Kohli-led India have a good chance to clinch the ongoing Champions Trophy in England , feels ...

Manchester City complete £35m Ederson signing from Benfica

Ederson , who has reportedly signed a five-year contract but did not have the length of his deal officially announced, told City's website: "I like everything about Manchester City ". Ederson established himself as Benfica's first-choice keeper a year ago and helped them to Primeira Liga title this season in his 33 appearances.

Andy Murray faces Stan Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

Nadal will become the second man after Roger Federer to enter 10 Grand Slam finals of the same Grand Slam if he manages to beat Thiem in the semi-final. "I have been playing a great event but Stan has been playing unbelievable", Nadal said. Wawrinka used his sublime one-handed backhand and hammer of a forehand to send Murray scrambling and sliding all over Court Philippe Chatrier.

Wawrinka and Nadal to advance in Paris

Stan Wawrinka came out on top of a 4-hour, 34-minute battle of shotmaking and endurance to become the oldest French Open finalist in 44 years. For Murray, his wait to become Britain's first men's champion in Paris since Fred Perry in 1935 goes on.

Wawrinka battles past Murray to reach French Open final

The Austrian sixth seed convincingly beat the Serbian World No. 2 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0. Donald Young and Santiago Gonzalez are through to the men's doubles final at the French Open . Halep, who will play unseeded Jelena Ostapenko on Saturday on the same court, was smiling and looking relaxed as she watched the match between Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka.

How many National Basketball Association titles has LeBron James won?

Cleveland's role players should play better at home-role players tend to do that. "I thought our team scrapped and competed", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. "I liked Game 1 better than I liked Game 2 in terms of how we're playing", Kerr said. With James being an ultimate competitor, it's not too much of a leap to conclude he'd go someplace else and form his own Jedi-like super team to take on the Death Star in Golden State.

Brewers prospect Brett Phillips optioned back to minors

Zach Davies (6-3, 4.69) pitches for the Brewers. Until that point, the Brewers had the momentum after getting to Melancon. Well, (Giants manager Bruce) Bochy would have challenged it and it would have been flipped then, because the call was confirmed.

Edith Fuller, Youngest Scripps Spelling Bee Contestant, Is a Very Good Speller

Fuller correctly spelled " nyctinasty " on Wednesday morning, and then correctly spelling "tapas" on Wednesday afternoon. Yash said he started competing in spelling bees after watching his sister , Samruddhi, compete. "Congratulations to Shruthika Padhy of Cherry Hill for advancing to the @ ScrippsBee National Spelling Bee Finals". The youngest Scripps National Spelling Bee contestant nailed a word that most adults can't define and would struggle to even pronounce.

Mickelson, Fowler among top names in Memphis

Open if they can crack the top 60 in the world golf rankings by the end of this tournament. The total prize money is 1 million euros, which is less than the runner-up will get next week at the U.S. Current world No. 1 Dustin Johnson rounded out the top five. He's making his PGA Tour debut, and he doesn't have status on any major tour. Strokes Gained Approach (SG:APP): TPC Southwind has always been a stern test, emphasizing ball-striking and all-around game.

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins on cusp of repeat after clinic

The home team has won each game - by wide margins. Rinne gave way to Juuse Saros at the start of the second period after stopping just six of nine shots, continuing his wildly uneven play. With time winding down in the first period, P.K. Subban wrestled Crosby to the ground and grabbed hold of his leg, preventing Crosby from getting up.

Djokovic Crashes Out Of French Open

Open , I just was emotionally very flat and found myself in a situation that I hadn't faced before in (my) professional tennis career". I tried. I lost that crucial break in the beginning of the second, and he started serving better, backing it up with the first shot.

Poland's Kubica returns to F1 track six years after crash

From replacing Villeneuve in 2006, to enduring a horrific 75 G crash at the 2007 Canadian Grand Prix, then winning the same race the following year. It has been a long time away from the paddock and I have been through hard periods. "I have mixed feelings, I am proud with what I achieved today, but also it shows what I have lost".

Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko

It was almost 8pm by the time Caroline Wozniacki fled from the court, having been finished off in a fourth separate session by world No 47 Ostapenko. Play was halted for about 30 minutes. Several times Ostapenko seemed on the verge of youthful tantrum in the hot Court Philippe Chatrier sunshine, especially when the Latvian livewire lost four games in a row to lose the second set - ending it with a double-fault.

No change: Cavs not slowing, sticking to plan vs. Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts in the closing moments against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. "I mean, who am I to say if it's fair or not?" "It's just awesome the buzz that people around here have and even when we are down 2-0 this is not a anxious town or a pissed off town.

Lakers rumors: Three reasons LeBron James would be bad for LA

While James left Cleveland once before in favor of the Miami Heat, it seems "King James" could be headed for sunshine once more. But LeBron's 3-4 record needs extra context, especially if he drops to 3-5 after one more loss to this powerhouse Golden State Warriors squad.

Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist

The Algerian worldwide handed in a written transfer request late last month stating he wants to further his career by joining a bigger club after the Foxes finished 12th in the table last season. Having missed out on Napoli frontman Dries Mertens, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has identified Mahrez as a possible summer target with the Italian tactician reportedly desperate to add another wide player to his squad for next term.

Andy Murray v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

I think I'm playing better than past year, also. Murray expects a really interesting and tough match , and hopes that his performance from past year can help him get another win. Hopefully I can take advantage of that and find solutions to beat him", Wawrinka said. Both matches were delayed from Tuesday because of rain .

Juventus considering move for Chelsea's Nemanja Matic

Bonucci is now valued at £60 million, but the Serie A champions are interested in signing Nemanja Matic and the offer tabled by Chelsea seems ideal. United are tipped to offer £60m for the 24-year-old Spaniard after seeing an initial bid of £52m rejected by Real, who value him at £78m but will probably accept less.

Belgium winger Hazard out with fractured right ankle

He said: "I think we have to improve the team, to reinforce the team". Asked if he watched Real's Champions League win against Juventus, Hazard continued: "Yes, but if I ever wanted to go to Real, I could get there (and be) on the bench".

NBA Finals Game 3 preview

Asked Draymond Green if GSWs circled 16-0 as a goal. We have a better handle on how you have to approach things. "We missed shots", he said. The Warriors scored the last 11 points to stretch their record play-off win streak this season to 15-0 and grabbed a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

History-maker Jelena Ostapenko to meet Simona Halep in women's final

Ostapenko could be in for a long party after her unexpected exploits in Paris , but her father might be asking a few questions after she forgot who he played professional football for when quizzed in a press conference after reaching her maiden major final on her 20th birthday.

Trump lawyer rejects Comey testimony, suggests prosecution

There might a tape. He said he asked a friend to give one of his reports about his meetings with Trump to a reporter. "But that's a conclusion I'm sure the special counsel will work toward, to try and understand what the intention was there and whether that's an offense".

In Game 3, Warriors Beat Cavaliers In Fourth Quarter Comeback

Bigger than all of them and all of that. But the Warriors had other plans, especially Durant as he led his team on an incredible 11-0 run over the final three minutes, including a crushing three-pointer with 45 seconds to play that put his Golden State ahead for good.

Spalletti quits as AS Roma coach

Outgoing Roma coach Luciano Spalletti , right, is hugged by Roma Sporting Director Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo during his last press conference at the Fulvio Bernardini Sports Center in Trigoria, Rome , Tuesday, May 30, 2017 . On the possibility of his taking over at Inter Milan, he said "I haven't spoken to them but I'm free". "A message for Di Francesco?" There has been no very close links as to who will replace Spalleti in Roma , but it is clear that the club have been preparing ...

At Least Four Dead in Honduras Football Stadium Stampede

What should have been a day of celebration ended in tragedy when at least four people died and many others were injured during a stampede prior to the sellout league title game in Honduras between Motagua and Honduras Progres. But people became angry, before panic ensued and quickly spread. There was a police presence around 600-strong, and they reacted by using water cannons and tear gas in an effort to restore order.

Morata emerges as 'number one summer target' for Man Utd

With Zlatan Ibrahimovic reportedly on the way out, manager Jose Mourinho has been searching for a replacement striker and has seemingly found his man . The Red Devils have focused their attention on Morata after accepting Everton talisman Romelu Lukaku will join Chelsea . "He wants to play more.