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Murray roars back to win

He was still on the mend when he lost to Murray in the Rio Olympic tennis final but got his revenge later that year when he beat the Scot in the Davis Cup on the way to leading Argentina to replacing Great Britain as holders. Del Potro served at 1-1 but Almagro did not return it and instead collapsed to the the ground seemingly in pain. Del Potro also suffered an injury scare himself when he pulled up, holding his left groin in the second set.

More Griffin Shows Canceled as Backlash Over Video Grows

The State Theatre made the announcement on its Facebook page on Thursday afternoon. I still love Kathy Griffin . That's all I want to do. "I'm the shiny object", she continued. Her actions have cost her a New Year's Eve hosting stint on CNN , endorsement deals and a series of upcoming gigs in New Mexico , California, and New Jersey, while former leader Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea and newsman Anderson Cooper are among those attacking Kathy for taking part in the controversial shoot.

Djokovic, Nadal Reach Third Round

Nadal has a 75-2 win-loss record at Roland Garros with his only defeats coming against Robin Soderling in the fourth round in 2009 and Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals. After saving two break points to hold, the flashy Frenchman broke his Spanish opponent for a second straight time, opening the game with a drop shot victor and, at 15-40, taking a 3-1 lead with a monster forehand that Nadal could only meekly send into the net on the return.

Iqbal ton takes Bangladesh to 305

As far as England's form is concerned, having won the first two matches against South Africa in the 3-match ODI series, the Three Lions lost the final encounter rather embarrassingly after being able to manage just 151, a total that the Proteas chased down in 29 overs.

England expect to end drought in Champions Trophy

It's a 10:30 start, if there's anything in the wicket, it will be useful to bowl then. "It was manageable, so given that we have four days between now and the next game, hopefully he'll rest up well and be fully fit". Tamim and Soumya Sarkar added 56 for the first wicket before the latter was caught on the cover point boundary by substitute fielder Jonny Bairstow off Ben Stokes for 28.

Juventus different to 2015, Allegri warns Real Madrid

If Madrid lifts the trophy for the record-extending 12th time, a team will finally have defended a Champions League title. But Zidane insists Real cannot be considered favourites against his former club, the Frenchman having spent five years of his playing career in Turin between 1996 and 2001.

Guardiola continues spending spree with £35m capture of Ederson

He made what may prove to be his final appearance for Benfica on Sunday night as they completed the double by beating Vitoria Guimaraes 2-1 in the Portuguese Cup final. A season in which his team were frequently caught cold by the specific disciplines of English football has not bent Guardiola's vision of delivering success in the style learned and honed at Barcelona , before dominating German football with Bayern Munich.

Pete Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks aren't expected to sign Colin Kaepernick, but it's not for a lack of talent. "But we know where he is, who he is, and we had a chance to understand him much more so". Wilson said he would not have a problem with the Seahawks signing Kaepernick and Carroll did not completely close the book on acquiring him at some point in the future.

National Football League reportedly obtains Ezekiel Elliott's phone records amid investigation

Obviously cell phone records are a touchy subject for the NFLPA, understandably so when the Tom Brady Deflategate debacle is taken into consideration, but this is a necessary advancement to finally close the investigation. Local attorneys in Columbus decided not to press charges against Elliott, citing inconsistent stories and conflicting information related to the incident.

Dana White: Cris "Cyborg" is "Definitely" Fighting at UFC 214

Cyborg and Invicta FC champion Megan Anderson had been lobbying for a fight in the Octagon, but Invicta president Shannon Knapp on Wednesday told MMAWeekly.com that Anderson would instead defend her Invicta belt in the promotion's July 15 headliner in Kansas City, Mo.

Bruins sign Notre Dame's Bjork to 3-year entry-level deal

It helped Notre Dame reach the Frozen Four for the first time since 2011. "I've talked to them a little bit about that and they think there's obviously a lot of opportunity", Bjork said. Leaving South Bend after getting so close to a national title was a tough pill to swallow for Bjork, especially with the Fighting Irish returning with their roster almost intact this upcoming year.

Champions League: Real Madrid touch down in Cardiff for final

Ramos more than Ronaldo has been Real's hero in beating Atletico in two of the past three Champions League finals, scoring in both games in Lisbon and Milan. Allegri believes Real are favourites due to their success last season, but he didn't hold back in stating that his players are ready to claim a historic victory.

Orioles top Red Sox

Asher surrendered three earned runs on six hits in six innings in that one. Miley was shelled in his lone career outing versus Boston, yielding six runs on eight hits in 1 1/3 innings en route to a 12-2 setback on September 12. In 30 games (26 starts) from that spot in the batting order, he has four homers, 11 doubles, 21 RBIs and a.308/.357/.529/.886 line. Jackie Bradley Jr .

Champions Trophy: England chase down Bangladesh's 305 with ease

They didn't lose any wickets in the first powerplay. But apart from the visiting captain, Mushfiqur Rahim , nobody made significant contributions after losing Tamim Iqbal and they managed to score 305 which was a par score on what was a ideal batting surface.

Warriors blow out Cavaliers in Game 1

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. The Cavaliers' defense, bottom-10 in the league this season and not that much better in the playoffs, helped get him going. But Durant dunked plenty of times against slightly more imposing defensive efforts.

Warriors easily handle Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

Last year Golden State didn't have Kevin Durant . Turnovers happen when you get away from the simple play. The Cavaliers and the Warriors are both in the midst of the most incredible runs in National Basketball Association postseason history, and both have been on an absolute warpath towards each other since their last Finals matchup ended.

Goffin retires after on-court accident

Tenth seed David Goffin was forced to retire during his third-round match at the French Open after suffering an ankle injury in a fall. Scrambling to get another ball back, the Belgian found himself deep in the court and slid nearly into the back wall, tripping on the court cover that was rolled up there.

Ballon d'Or: Ronaldo closes in on Messi

Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo "always believed" that he would be the first man to net 100 Champions League goals . When they ask Messi about me, he also speaks well of me. Ramos more than Ronaldo has been Real's hero in beating Atletico in two of the past three Champions League finals, scoring in both games in Lisbon and Milan .

Rihanna star of NBA finals opener

The moment is bright right now and you've kind of got to live up to it". But this was far from a one-man show. The moment that seemed to send sparks flying between the celebrity and the National Basketball Association star forward came late in the fourth quarter after the ball was stolen from James and Golden State's Stephen Curry flipped a pass to Durant, standing in front of Rihanna's courtside seat.

Black Caps v Australia, Champions Trophy

He bowls what I call the "Pakistani Yorker" nearly at will. After their clash with Pakistan , India will take on Sri Lanka and South Africa on June 8 and 11 respectively. And in both the games, India managed to bundle out the opposition inside 40 overs. But Smith admits Australia are looking to balance the side with an all-rounder - John Hastings or Marcus Stoinis - meaning one of the strike bowlers will be receiving an unwanted knock on the door on Friday morning.

Murray confident of beating Del Potro in 3rd-round blockbuster

Juan Martin del Potro set up a potential French Open blockbuster against Andy Murray on Thursday after a heartfelt display of compassion towards a stricken rival. "It was tough. I told him that tennis is important, but health matters more than tennis in this case". "And sometimes the heart is first, (before) the tennis match or the tennis life".

Raonic through to last 16 after Garcia-Lopez retires

I'm playing well. I'm happy with the way I was able to start today. In the victory, Raonic won 93 percent of his first serve points and 60 percent of his second serve points. "I've played a lot over the last weeks". I think I've made good progress and I'm getting better and better each match. Goffin received treatment but the injury was too severe to continue and he was forced to concede the match.

Sam Warburton dismisses criticism of Lions' hectic tour schedule

I think the players are well aware of that. Saturday's game should be straight-forward for the Lions , with sterner tasks awaiting them next week with the Blues up on Wednesday and the Crusaders on Saturday but each are of huge importance when taking in the bigger picture of the three Test matches on the horizon.

Luka Modric could leave after Champions League final

Bale guided Wales to the final four of Euro 2016 past year, and will play in front of his home crowd in the Champions League final. Juventus will attempt to keep Real Madrid pinned in their own half as much as possible and limit the Merengues to playing on the break.

'It's not intimidating' - Warren Gatland unfazed by facing haka on Lions tour

The team is captained by tour skipper Sam Warburton, who is joined in the forwards by fellow Welshmen Alun Wyn-Jones, Ross Moriarty and Taulupe Faletau. "The balance of the squad is really good, we have selected the majority of players who were together for the training weeks in Wales and Ireland and they have worked together and prepared well for a number of weeks".

Pontus Aberg shimmies around net to give Predators early Game 2 lead

Jake Guentzel has scored his second goal of the night to give Pittsburgh a 2-1 lead early in the third period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against Nashville. Penguins center Nick Bonino has left the game after blocking a shot from the Predators' P.K. Subban in the first period. Nashville is 7-2 in the playoffs when scoring first, and this time it counted after a coach's challenge for offside wiped out a goal that would've given the Predators the lead in Game 1.

Rangers to designate ex-closer Dyson for assignment

Opposing hitters have a 1.156 OPS against Dyson this season (.658 last season). Rosenthal says the Rangers would like to trade Dyson and that at least one team has expressed interest. If they designate Dyson for assignment, the Rangers will have 10 days to either trade, release or outright him to the minors. Dyson, 29, was solid in 2016 when he posted a 2.43 ERA and recorded 38 saves to help the Rangers with the American League West.

Google celebrates start of ICC Champions Trophy with a doodle

Australia and New Zealand are the other teams in Group A with the top two advancing to the semi-finals. When will the ICC Champions Trophy matches be played? However, their batting line-up could prove to be a weakness for Pakistan .

Woakes ruled out for remainder of Champions Trophy

Root's unbeaten effort was also his highest ODI score. But Root, despite struggling with a foot injury, did not let go of the chance to negate Iqbal's ton, with a well-paced innings. Bangladesh knocked England out of the 2015 World Cup with a 15-run win at Adelaide and both sides featured several survivors from that match. As Morgan slashed apart the Bangladesh bowling attack, Root continued to dice it with more subtlety, and reached his 10th ODI century with an easy two.

National Basketball Association commissioner would prefer more competition

They're not happy with the current system. "I have no doubt at some point we'll turn back to it, but at least in my last discussions with our owners on this, majority said let's keep focusing on the health of these 30 teams and the quality of the competition", he said.

Motorcycle Racing Champ Dies in Cycling Accident

Hayden - whose full name was Nicholas Patrick Hayden - was in intensive care after being hit by a black Peugeot vehicle while training on his bicycle on the Rimini coast May 17. Two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner tweeted: "Thankful for the time that I was privileged to know you!" Born in Owensboro, Kentucky on July 30, 1981, Nicky Hayden started racing motorcycles at a young age and by 17, he was racing factory RC45 superbikes.

Rockies use pair of homers to outlast Mariners 6-3

It just lifts everybody's spirits. Paxton (4-0), activated off the disabled list earlier in the day, retired 16 of the first 17 hitters he faced, allowing only a two-out infield single in the third inning. The Rockies are 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Seattle and the over is 6-2-2 in the last 10 meetings. Seattle ranks 23rd in the Major League Baseball in runs scored off lefties, hitting just.229 (22nd) with an OPS of.641 (27th).

Watch Jay Z and Kevin Hart's awkwardly staged photo-op

Earlier in the week, NY hip-hop artists DJ Kay Slay and Pete Rock trolled the Cavs' NBA Finals opponent Golden State Warriors. In clip, Jay can be heard telling the photographers, "Take a picture while we're talking", before pretending to laugh and joke with Hart.

Greinke earns 7th win to lead D-backs over Marlins

BALTIMORE - Wade Miley allowed one run in seven innings, Mark Trumbo hit the first of Baltimore's four home runs off Eduardo Rodriguez and the Orioles beat Boston. In the Marlins' 3-2 loss to the D-backs in the series opener, Jeff Locke pitched through an fantastic five innings on Thursday night. On Thursday, the Miami Marlins announced that they have reinstated left-handed pitcher Jeff Locke from the disabled list.

Roma midfielder Nainggolan: Chelsea boss Conte angry with me!

I think he's probably still a little angry with me about past year... Interesting word choice with "angry". The 58-year-old's expected switch to Milan has sparked speculation of a possible raid on former club Roma for Nainggolan but the Belgium worldwide - who rejected Premier League champions Chelsea previously - is happy at the Stadio Olimpico.