Sport Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final
Author: 0 Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

I was already in the semis, and I was just trying to enjoy the game and show my best ". The eventual champion on Saturday will be a first-time major victor while victory for Halep would crown her as the new world number one, replacing Angelique Kerber.

Author: 0 NBA Finals in familiar place

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. The Cavaliers made an NBA Finals record 24 3-pointers on their way to defeating the Warriors 137-116 to force a Game 5. Another breakdown: A first quarter miscommunication between Klay Thompson and Draymond Green . "I'm pretty sure Draymond won't get suspended for Game 5".

Author: 0 Cavaliers enjoy record-setting points totals in first half vs. Warriors

Receiving a technical foul for arguing with officials in the third quarter, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green was announced as being ejected from the game after being charged with a technical foul in the first quarter as well. Beating the best player winning with the best player. LeBron , meanwhile, had 31 points, 11 assists , 10 rebounds , maintaining the triple-double average he already had in the series.

Sport Alvaro Morata signs 4-year deal at Manchester United for €70m
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata signs 4-year deal at Manchester United for €70m

Chelsea have been keen on making a reunion happen with Lukaku for several months but both players are focusing on their worldwide matches and won't be involved in negotiations soon. Morata's agent, Juanma Lopez, confirmed his client's wishes, saying, "He doesn't want to go through another season like that". Morata will become the most expensive Spanish player of all time.

Sport How ref's mistake turned NBA Finals Game 4 into chaos
Author: 0 How ref's mistake turned NBA Finals Game 4 into chaos

About an hour after that wild Game 4 in Cleveland on Friday night - actually around 1 a.m. on Saturday morning, local time - Draymond Green strolled into an adjacent, packed room near the Warriors' locker room and delivered the animated interview everyone was expecting.

Author: 0 Fiery Latvian sets record in Roland Garros victory

Ostapenko had promised to stick to her uncomplicated routine of attack-attack-attack before the final and was true to her word as she walloped 54 clean winners - and 54 unforced errors . Trailing 0-3 in the second set and 1-3 in the deciding set, she mentally regrouped in the biggest match of her short career to clamber back on terms.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: India vs South Africa

South Africa and India have played two matches each, and both of them share two points with one victory and one defeat to their names. Ahead of the crucial must-win clash between India and South Africa , much is being speculated about off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin's selection.

Sport Baba Twins! Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Father to Surrogate Twins
Author: 0 Baba Twins! Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes Father to Surrogate Twins

Ronaldo now has three children.It could be recalled that Ronaldo's first child, Cristaino Ronaldo Jnr was born seven years ago through a surrogate. At the time, a source revealed to The Sun , "Cristiano and his family can't wait to meet the new members of their clan".

Author: 0 Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

Yet standing in the way of the Mallorcan from becoming the first player in the professional era to win the same grand slam title 10 times is a highly-destructive Swiss; not 18-times major victor Roger Federer but the barrel-chested Stan Wawrinka .

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby Repeatedly Slams PK Subban's Head Off Ice

Subban kicked it off after Game 3 when he claimed Crosby told him his breath stinks. The combination of these two events will make for a crowded and electric atmosphere all around Music City and could give the Preds that boost they need. Luongo was ventilated in his next two games in Boston, including a pivotal Game 6 in which the Canucks had their first chance to win the series. The Penguins scored three goals in both the first and second period, so we can't necessarily blame fans for ...

Author: 0 Benintendi hits two homers as Red Sox earn split in Baltimore

Miley entered Thursday's game with major command problems. Jackie Bradley Jr. provided a 2-0 lead with a two-out, bases-loaded single in the first inning. Miami has won four straight, its longest winning streak since last July, heading into a four-game series against visiting Arizona. In the Yankees' win over the Blue Jays, Gary Sanchez joined Giancarlo Stanton as the only players this season to hit two homers at 110-plus miles per hour and 430-plus feet in one game.

Author: 0 Preds' Colton Sissons cleared for Game 6 after match penalty

It was 3-0 after 20 minutes, but it got much, much worse. The Sens scored just 48 seconds into the game and then set a franchise record by scoring 3 more goals in 2 minutes and 18 seconds. The opening faceoff was delayed a few seconds after someone threw a catfish onto the ice - a Predators thing. They won Game 7 to oust Anaheim in the first round after a victory in Game 6 that started a stretch where the Predators now are 13-1 over their past 14 playoff games in Nashville .

Sport Take me out to the brawl game as Harper erupts
Author: 0 Take me out to the brawl game as Harper erupts

Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland had just struck Harper in the hip with what was surely a ferociously painful 98 miles per hour pitch when Harper came for him, hurling his batting helmet as he ran. "That's throwing at a spot where you can't get out of the way", Baker said. This was the first time they've met since then. "You either go to first base or you go after him, and I made a decision to go after him", Harper said in quotes reported by ESPN .

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

The road to the winner's circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby , even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple Crown . In March, Ortiz guided Tapwrit to a convincing 4 1/2-length victory in the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby. That was followed by two disappointing results.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton fastest in 1st practice at Canadian GP

I remember coming home from school and putting on a video tape of Ayrton, so it's really odd to think that now I'm here and I have that many poles. "I'm shaken, speechless. "For me, I tried to go faster on the second run but went deep into Turn 10". It was a sexy lap. I can't believe that it came together so well. "As I kid I thought maybe one day I can get to Formula One and emulate Ayrton".

Author: 0 Predators counting on Rinne to deliver in Nashville, force Game 7

Rinne chopped his stick against a goalpost twice after giving up a fifth and final goal a year ago, when Nashville was ousted from the playoffs. The outspoken National Hockey League on NBC analyst has gone after the Nashville Predators defenseman in the past, as recently as late April actually when he called Subban a "clown," and he was back at it Thursday night.

Author: 0 Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

Winning the first two games against a team you're favored to beat, and yet you're back at home for Game 5 with the series tied up, and the questions are starting to mount as your opponent has systematically dismantled your strongest weapons.

Author: 0 Harry Kane saves England draw after Scotland rally; Germany strike for 7

The 114th meeting of global football's oldest foes was a naturally tense affair, with the hosts looking to keep their dreams of reaching Russian Federation alive as Gareth Southgate's men attempted to tighten their grip on top spot. "Obviously we wanted to win the game, there is no doubt about that, but we got a point, are still top of the (qualifying) league". Malta remained bottom of the group having failed to secure a point in the opening six games.

Sport Keselowski edges Larson on last lap at Pocono
Author: 0 Keselowski edges Larson on last lap at Pocono

Keselowski said. "I just pushed as hard as I could". At one point, he squeezed his way between the cars of Brendan Gaughan and Kyle Benjamin. With four laps to go, Keselowski passed Justin Allgaier for second place and took off after Larson.

Author: 0 Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League

The remark spurred on Huddersfield as they enjoyed a historic season, and Holloway's comments were at the forefront of Wagner's mind when he spoke in his post-match interview. Also, this victory cap off a remarkable campaign for Mooy who arrived in West Yorkshire previous year as an unknown from A-League outfit Melbourne City.

Sport Kiwi Venus rises to win French Open title
Author: 0 Kiwi Venus rises to win French Open title

US Ryan Harrison (right) and teammate New Zealand's Michael Venus pose with their trophy after winning the men's doubles tennis match against Mexico's Santiago Gonzalez and US Donald Young at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on June 10, 2017 in Paris.

Author: 0 Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

The Warriors opened the fourth quarter on an 8-0 run to cut their deficit to 11 points, but Irving answered with a 3-pointer at 9:24 of the fourth quarter. The customarily selfless player makes it all about him, wildly gesturing and strutting about, driving head coach Steve Kerr and assistant Mike Brown insane, teetering on the edge of a second technical and ejection.

Author: 0 Police dashcam footage shows Tiger Woods arrest in Florida

Woods, 41, was arrested near his home in Jupiter after police noticed his 2015 Mercedes pulled over toward the side of a road. Shortly after photos were obtained detailing the damage done to Woods' Mercedes-Benz, including a popped tire and some damage making its way to the rims of the tires, the Jupiter Police Department released the video of the arrest .

Author: 0 Griezmann confirms Atletico Madrid stay

But the forward told French television station TF1 yesterday that "it would be a dirty move" to leave the club after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upheld a transfer ban. However, speaking on football show Telefoot on Sunday, he made it clear he will stay in Spain at least one more season having talked it through with the club's directors.

Author: 0 Australia Look To Make Amends Against Bangladesh

Australia reached 83-1 to close to within 100 runs of a comfortable victory over Bangladesh , only for bad weather to abandon play and force them to settle for a point. Smith was frustrated with the sloppy bowling, but he refused to reveal whether he would make changes to the line-up to face Bangladesh . "Towards the back end I watched the middle overs of the England innings".

Sport India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh
Author: 0 India Beat Pakistan by 124 Runs, Man of the Match Yuvaraj Singh

They play spin really well, and majority are right-handers. Asked what it meant to play against Pakistan given the continuing tensions between the two countries, Kohli chose to offer a diplomatic reply. A headline in The Hindu read " India knocks the stuffing out of Pakistan " with the newspaper calling the recent cricketing rivalry between the two neighbours as "anything but competitive".

Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk 'received secret messages from Jurgen Klopp'

It appeared as though Van Dijk would be the man to fill that void, although after Southampton complained of an illegal approach from the Reds for the Dutch worldwide, Liverpool were forced to publicly apologise and withdraw their interest.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy move into Quarter finals

Still in fine form with Surrey, Sangakkara opted against coming out of retirement for the Champions Trophy , but the 39-year-old clearly still has an influence off the field. We have set plans for all the Indian batters and we will go out there and play them well tomorrow. "I think we have to push harder now in the next few games to give us a 20-run cushion may be after seeing a result like this because we are playing on the same ground", he added".

Author: 0 India are not invincible, says Kohli

One of the most inspirational captains in the ODI Arena, De Villiers has redefined batting in the shorter formats. In his first tour of England, Kohli's technique outside off was exposed by English bowlers, specially James Anderson. Combinations: Kohli hinted changes are on the agenda as he looks to find the right balance in his bowling attack. The ace-off spinner's inclusion in the XI looks certain but other areas are not without problems either.