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French Open 2017: Nadal helps Paire up from floor after brutal rally

The Spaniard warmed up for the La Décima challenge by getting to double figures in two of his other favourite clay tournaments, Barcelona and Monte Carlo , as well as his fifth in Madrid . Will skipping Roland Garros become the norm for Federer? "I think if you come there for the first time at a quite young age, you look up to them, to the other ones in the top 10, and feel unusual somehow because they have been your idols and now you're with them".

Djokovic Defeats Granollers In First Round

Andre Agassi watches Novak Djokovic's straight-set win on Monday. "I mean, it's hard to say whether there is significant difference on the court, because it's only a few days that we are together", Djokovic said. Trading baseline rallies, they exchanged breaks to leave the Frenchman leading 4-3. Wildcard Fourlis, aged 17 and at 337 the lowest-ranked player in the main draw, was the stronger for much of the first two sets, keeping Wozniacki pinned at the back of the court with blistering ...

Draymond Green Not Bored By Another Cavs-Warriors Finals

Could this matchup save the NBA Playoffs? LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and another trip to the NBA Finals to meet the Golden State Warriors .

Reading and Huddersfield do battle for Premier League riches

Both of the games between the teams in the regular Championship season finished 1-0 and if you think this will be the case again, then you'll find odds of 13/2 for Huddersfield to win by this scoreline or 9/1 for Reading to win by this scoreline.

Djokovic, Nadal kick start French Open with a bang

Later, Agassi - who counts the 1999 French Open among his eight Grand Slam titles - declined to take questions from a reporter. "This is a sport and we should be very happy about what we do". "I could always get my racket on his serve". That doesn't make me extra confident this year. "It was really hard physically, but I found my best level on important points", Djokovic said.

Schindler prepares for party after seeing Huddersfield into Premier League

While Chris Gunter and Garath McCleary aren't trying to play down the significance of Monday's play-off final against Huddersfield they are trying to ensure the occasions doesn't get to them. Huddersfield Town's historic promotion to the Premier League after a penalty shoot-out win over Reading on Monday proves dreams come true, said their ecstatic chairman Dean Hoyle.

Police say Tiger Woods arrested for DUI in Florida

Woods has won 14 major tournaments - second only to Jack Nicklaus - and has recently expressed a desire to continue to play golf professionally despite a recent history of injuries. "All I can do is take it day by day". Tiger Woods' life - and career - are in the rough again. He was arrested by the Palm Beach County Police near his home in Jupiter, Florida.

Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

The Penguins had to win a double-overtime Game 7 against the Ottawa Senators to get back to the dance, but Chris Kunitz's game victor sealed the deal. Predators coach Peter Laviolette has options to slow them down. Sure, the Penguins might be the better team, and most of the time I believe the better team should win because they're, well, better .

Tiger Woods Arrested on DUI Charge

A Jupiter Police Department spokeswoman told People he was arrested around 3 am and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail. He was not charged with DUI at the time. Tiger was the subject of a very public scandal, when it was discovered that Tiger was leading a double life as a serial cheater with at least a dozen women.

Polanco to 10-day DL, Ortiz recalled from Indy

Polanco (hamstring) was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday. The move was made retroactive to May 15th, and Pittsburgh has recalled Danny Ortiz to take his place on the active roster. Polanco has had a rough start to the year from the dish, slashing.252/.336/.370 with a.311 wOBA through 135 plate appearances. "That's hard for me now that I'm feeling better hitting and everything, I'm back in right field, it's hard for me that that happened", Polanco added.

Tiger Woods arrested for drunken driving, police say

June 2000 - Woods wins the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach by 15 shots, the largest margin in major championship history. Legendary golf pro Tiger Woods was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Jupiter, according to records from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

MI5 opens probe into missed warnings over Manchester bomber

Only yesterday, terror alerts in the United Kingdom was reduced to "severe" from "critical" following Monday's bomb attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester . British officials have confirmed he had recently returned from Libya and the officers said police needed information about his movements from May 18 when he returned to Britain.

Red Sox 2B Pedroia exits with sprained left wrist

The Red Sox lost their second baseman after a first-inning collision with Jose Abreu ended with the longtime Boston infield bastion injuring his wrist. Abreu slid into first base to record the out and left little space for Pedroia to run through the bag. Josh Rutledge came off the bench to replace Pedroia at second base.

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland punch away, Nats-Giants fight

It was the first time that Harper had been ejected for fighting in a game, while Strickland had gone 20 appearances this season without hitting a batter prior to the match. The 24-year-old got the last laugh, as when the two met at the mound, fists were thrown, and right before the two were swarmed by both dugouts, Harper was able to land a punch that nailed Strickland right in the face.

Sixers will pick third in 2017 NBA Draft

There was a 96 percent chance the Nuggets would land the 13th pick, and that is now where they are officially scheduled to select during the draft on June 22. I don't anticipate we're gonna pull a rabbit out of a hat. The Lakers' fate now means Rob Pelinka and Co. can execute Plan A and that's where the hard work begins.

Nadal batters Paire to begin title bid

The clay courts of Roland Garros host the second Grand Slam of the season. Rafa Nadal responded to his billing by French Open tournament director Guy Forget as the greatest claycourter in history by brushing aside Benoit Paire 6-1 6-4 6-1 on Monday, launching his bid for a 10th title on the Paris clay.

Nicky Hayden remains 'very critical' in hospital

Former MotoGP world champion Nicky Hayden remains in a "very critical" condition in a hospital in Italy after being seriously injured in a cycling accident on Wednesday. Honda World Superbike rider Hayden, who won the MotoGP title in 2006, was hit by a vehicle while training on a bicycle along the Rimini coast last Wednesday.

Tiger Woods arrested on suspicion of DUI

A week later, he has reconstructive surgery on his left knee to fix the ACL and is out for eight months. On Thanksgiving in 2009, an apparent auto crash outside his Windermere, FL, home marked the beginning of the end for Woods carefully built public persona.

Huddersfield Town wins soccer's richest game, promotion to Premier League

Their highly anticipated game against Huddersfield ended 0-0 after extra time. Huddersfield , which was the English champion each year from 1924-26, was most recently in the top flight in 1972. We know it's going to be tough but we'll give it a crack. "Smaller clubs can keep believing; you can achieve the impossible". Known as the richest game in football, Huddersfield Town and Reading had themselves a rather tense and tight day out at Wembley on Monday.

Moses is not a cheat - Conte

This season was very, very tough for many aspects. Because a traumatic injury and it doesn't depend on the work you do. "We reached a fantastic target, an incredible target, with players that performed at 120 percent, every single one of them", Conte added.

Jamie Carragher & Danny Simpson Twitter feud continues

Jamie Carragher has taken a tongue-in-cheek dig at Leicester City defender Danny Simpson in a move that could reignite a social media argument started back in March. And just when it all seemed to have died down, Carragher's latest post on Twitter seems to have opened the floodgates again. The disagreements between the two began a few months ago when Carragher accused Simpson of being among the players who reportedly played a part in Claudio Ranieri 's dismissal.

Yankees' Jordan Montgomery struggles in loss to Orioles

A sacrifice fly by Aaron Hicks tied it in the second. The southpaw owns a 4.11 ERA and 48/19 K/BB ratio in 50 1/3 innings through his first nine starts in the majors. "That's true with any club", Showalter said. "That helped a lot". "We need to continue to play (well), and we need to continue to pitch well and score runs".

Pirates RF Polanco exits with right ankle injury

Polanco crashed into the side wall in right field in the sixth inning and needed a cart to help him off the field. He went 1 for 2 on Monday to go 6 for 14 (.400) since coming back to action. Andrew McCutchen has struggled for the better part of the a year ago and a half, as he was moved out of center field in favor of Starling Marte. Marte received an 80-game suspension earlier this season for a positive steroid test.

Phil Jones: 'Europa League final defining moment for Manchester United'

As much as United crave a second trophy to add to their League Cup success in February , the Europa League final also offers their only remaining route into next season's Champions League after finishing a distant sixth in the Premier League .

Zidane picks strong side for Celta Vigo showdown

We are not going to relax and we have not won anything". Not only did it put Real Madrid well and truly in the driving seat for La Liga , Ronaldo's record-breaking goal goes a long way to his Balon D'or hopes. "I expect Celta to play like normal". "We have to win, and for the Champions League we'll have time to prepare well afterwards". Real Madrid are a mere 4 points way from securing the title and a victory tonight would ensure that only require a point against Malaga in ...

Tampa to host 2018 All-Star Game

Under the tournament rules, the NHL All-Star Game will be divided into three 20-minute games, with star players from each NHL division making up the four All-Star teams: Pacific, Central, Atlantic, and Metropolitan. "We're not anti-Olympics. We're anti-disruption to the season", Bettman said. Among those potential issues, Bettman went on to outright state that players would not be heading to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

Messages left with the Jupiter Police Department were not immediately returned. Woods, whose current sponsors include Nike, Bridgestone, Hero, Kowa, Upper Deck, and Monster Energy was ranked 12th on Forbes' list of the highest-paid athletes in 2016, with total earnings of $45.3 million, despite missing much of the year recovering from back surgery.

Tiger Woods arrested for driving under influence of alcohol in Florida

The PGA Tour told CNN it would not comment on the arrest. He is out for the rest of the season while he recovers from his fourth back surgery. Woods, who is now sidelined from competition after having his fourth back surgery in April, said last week that he felt better than he had in years and had no plans to retire from competitive golf.

Tiger Woods was arrested for a possible DUI in Florida

Woods took a break from professional golf and later apologized for having extramarital affairs and for letting down both his fans and his family. OCTOBER 2016: More than a year since he last appeared in a tournament, Woods announced he intends to return at the Safeway Open.

Man United fans wouldn't be impressed with Matuidi swoop — Twitter Reacts

At San Siro, Perisic has been one of the most integral components for his side. He has scored 10 goals and 10 assists in 41 appearances this season. It is reported that Stoke's sponsors could cover the costs of a deal for Rooney, who now has one year left on a United contract that earns him £300,000 a week.

Playoffs Could Have Fewest Games In Expanded Format Era, Bring Down Cap

He fanned those flames himself last summer when he said he was chasing "the ghost" of Jordan, who won six championships to James' three and owns five MVPs to James' four. Thomas initially injured his hip in the third quarter of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 15. This goes in line with an earlier report ( which you can read here ), saying that the doctors wanted to wait until the swelling went down to do anything.

Djokovic, Nadal through to second round

Indeed, it was just about the flawless start for the defending champion. And after that I make the break straight away and then finished a close set, and it was a little bit less hard. 'I'm going to try to use the time spent with him as best as we can. Granollers, who is ranked 33rd in the world, put up a valiant fight and one delightful shot around the net post in the third set saw Djokovic clap and walk to the net to high-five his opponent.

Feng's 4-under 68 gives her one-stroke win at LPGA Volvik

After the third round on Saturday, Feng, a bronze medalist at last summer's Rio Olympics, led by one shot. Feng, of Guangzhou, had six birdies before bogeys at 16 and 18 en route to a four-under par 68, good enough for a 19-under par total of 269 and a one-stroke lead over Australia's Minjee Lee and South Korean Park Sung-Hyun.

Celtics' Jaylen Brown (hip) questionable for Game 5

An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. I really enjoy LeBron acting out the lyrics with his dance moves, specifically pretending to use an old timey camera for "shoot us movie".

Japanese driver, engine provide winning combination at Indy

Dixon has won four series titles in addition to the 2008 Indy 500 . "Unbelievable feeling", Sato said after he climbed from his auto prepared by the Andretti Autosport team, which Sato joined this season. Indeed, after starting fourth row, 11th on the grid, he actually ran over debris during lap 53 that had come from the horrific crash between Jay Howard and Scott Dixon .