Stephens and Keys make breakthrough

Open final. Madison Keys is heading to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time after dispatching No. 31 Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania in straight sets on Sunday at Roland Garros. 2 seed, Caroline Wozniacki . The fourth-round match bet... More..

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NBA Finals 2018: Warriors vs
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

NBA Finals 2018: Warriors vs

With the Cavs within 103-100, Durant stood motionless after dropping his 33-footer, which effectively ended the fourth straight finals matchup between two teams who have gotten to know each other well since 201...More..

DeChambeau, Stanley and An headed to Memorial playoff
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

DeChambeau, Stanley and An headed to Memorial playoff

On the third try, he hit his approach to 12 feet and holed it for a birdie to beat Byeong Hun An and win his second PGA Tour title. 'I gave up four shots there, ' he said. "Overall my game is where it nee...More..

Fan catches foul ball in beer cup -- then chugs it
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Fan catches foul ball in beer cup -- then chugs it

DiMarco stands and raises her cup as the crowd roared with laughter and applause. DiMarco told MLB's Cut4 blog that she tried to catch the ball after it bounced up from behind her. Her enthusiasm resonated with...More..

Iran's Soccer Team First To Arrive In Russia For World Cup
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Iran's Soccer Team First To Arrive In Russia For World Cup

The 32 Champions League teams kicking off in the group stage in September will share a prize fund of €1.95 billion, up from €1.4 billion this season, UEFA said Tuesday. A year ago in Thailand, the most watched ...More..

Watch, stream as Justify gets post for Triple Crown bid
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Watch, stream as Justify gets post for Triple Crown bid

Trained by the Triple Crown victor Bob Baffert, Justify drew the rail and was installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite during the draw on Tuesday night at Citi Field ahead of the Mets' game against the Or...More..

Rafael Nadal given quarter-final rain reprieve against Diego Schwartzman
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Rafael Nadal given quarter-final rain reprieve against Diego Schwartzman

Marterer was only the 11th man in 50 years of professional tennis to make the last 16 on debut at Roland Garros , and first since Nadal won the first of his record 10 titles in Paris in 2005. Nadal and Schwart...More..

Ronaldo joins Portugal camp ahead of World Cup
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Ronaldo joins Portugal camp ahead of World Cup

Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio says that Cristiano Ronaldo and the Bernabeu outfit must always go forward together "hand in hand" amid continuing doubt over the Portugal captain's long-term future pla...More..

LeBron readdresses a question during Cavs' media availability
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

LeBron readdresses a question during Cavs' media availability

On the eve of Game 3 of the Warriors-Cavaliers series, politics dominated the conversation. LeBron James is two losses away from falling to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals yet again, and the...More..

Sharapova dumped out by clinical Muguruza
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Sharapova dumped out by clinical Muguruza

Muguruza, by contrast, started with a swagger, a rasping forehand giving her a second break before Sharapova went 4-0 down when she put a tame attempted drop shot into the net. I wonder if Sharapova has been sl...More..

Argentina squad holds training session in Barcelona
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Argentina squad holds training session in Barcelona

In the end, the team traveling to Russian Federation will feature some of the same faces who reached the final in Brazil four years ago. I have played with a lot of goalkeepers but to just pick up a couple ou...More..

Marouane Fellaini will meet with Arsenal this month to discuss a move
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Marouane Fellaini will meet with Arsenal this month to discuss a move

United have offered Fellaini another 12-month contract extension but the promise of first team football under Emery may be too persuasive. Metro claim he has already rejected two offers from United and that...More..

Argentina cancel Israel friendly in Jerusalem
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Argentina cancel Israel friendly in Jerusalem

Of Argentina's chances in Russia, Messi told the magazine , "We still have to make ourselves stronger as a team to be in the running to win and be at the same level as other teams like France, Germany, Brazi...More..

Manchester United mean business, sign Brazilian midfielder Fred
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Manchester United mean business, sign Brazilian midfielder Fred

There are good reasons why Fred, who could make his World Cup debut against Switzerland, has gone under the radar, as Brazilian journalist Alex Sabino points out. World Cup favourites Brazil have been training ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Floyd Mayweather is the world’s top earning athlete

The retired boxer raked in a massive $285 million for his blockbuster bout with MMA fighter Conor McGregor . Surprisingly, the "World's Highest-Paid Athletes 2018" compilation is an all-male affair with no w...More..

Shooting in Bray sees three men seriously injured this morning
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Shooting in Bray sees three men seriously injured this morning

He then turned and shot Mr Taylor and the other injured man. Lightweight Katie Taylor won gold at the London Olympics in 2012 and is a world boxing champion. Gardai said the body of the dead man remains at t...More..

Yaya Toure claims Pep Guardiola
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Yaya Toure claims Pep Guardiola "often has problems with Africans"

Having been released by the Premier League champions at the end of his contract, Toure has slammed the coach he also worked with at Barcelona, suggesting that the 47-year-old is "jealous", "cruel" and again...More..

Free agent quiet on reports that he is signing for Arsenal
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Free agent quiet on reports that he is signing for Arsenal

He had a number of offers on the table from the far-east and MLS, but the right-back said he couldn't turn down Arsenal . Arsenal have confirmed that the club will be signing Stephan Lichtsteiner when hi...More..

Sokratis has chosen Arsenal over Manchester United, says father
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Sokratis has chosen Arsenal over Manchester United, says father

Sokratis Papastathopoulos has snubbed Manchester United for Arsenal , according to the defender's father. However, it could've all gone very differently, had United not held off on making a move for Sokra...More..

Rafael Nadal's secret weapon? The sea
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Rafael Nadal's secret weapon? The sea

At practically three hours, it was Nadal's second-longest first-round match on the French Open , behind his four-hour twin in opposition to John Isner in 2011. Serena Williams produced the best performance of ...More..

Vince McMahon Taps Andrew Luck's Dad To Be XFL's New Commissioner
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Vince McMahon Taps Andrew Luck's Dad To Be XFL's New Commissioner

The new XFL kicks off in early 2020 and will deliver a fan-centric, innovative experience, including fast-paced games and a family-friendly environment, complemented by cross-platform viewing options and real-t...More..

Keys fends off Osaka to reach last 16
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Keys fends off Osaka to reach last 16

Keys, the 2017 U.S. Open runner-up, compiled a 30-8 edge in winners and started quickly, going up by a set and a break at 3-1 in the second. American Stephens will face the victor of second seed Caroline Wozn...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Manchester United reach agreement to sign Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk

The 25-year-old is poised to become United's first signing of the summer as Jose Mourinho bolsters his squad during the close season. Manchester United's doctors are being kept busy this week as Diego Dal...More..

Aaron Ramsey looking forward to life under Unai Emery at Arsenal
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Aaron Ramsey looking forward to life under Unai Emery at Arsenal

Arsenal have failed to win the Premier League title since 2004 and finished a distant sixth in the final season of Wenger's 22-year reign. Arsene Wenger 's successor will look to implement his personal foot...More..

Sunil Chhetri only behind Ronaldo, Messi; surpasses Villas 59 goal record
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Sunil Chhetri only behind Ronaldo, Messi; surpasses Villas 59 goal record

Only 2,569 people were present at the 10,000-seater stadium on Saturday even as Chettri's hat-trick helped India crush Chinese Taipei 5-0 and top the four-team table. Cricket is hugely popular in India and ofte...More..

Djokovic battles past Bautista Agut
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Djokovic battles past Bautista Agut

One break of serve was enough to take the opening set and although left-hander Verdasco produced some thunderous winners to stay in touch in the second his challenge faded. 3 needing a fightback for the third c...More..

West Ham’s Pellegrini mugged at gunpoint
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

West Ham’s Pellegrini mugged at gunpoint

According to The Sun , the robbers stole a handbag belonging to Pellegrini's wife, Carola Pucci , before shooting at the police who tried to stop them. A spokesman for West Ham, speaking to the BBC , added o...More..

Fury fires warning at Joshua, Wilder
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Fury fires warning at Joshua, Wilder

Joshua profited heavily from the stripping of Tyson Fury , with the lost belts being made vacant. "I'm back to reclaim what is rightfully mine, that's the world because I hold it in my hand right there". "I ha...More..

Germany's Neuer makes first start for eight months
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Germany's Neuer makes first start for eight months

The good news from a German perspective is that Bayern Munich goalkeeper Neuer looks set to go to the World Cup, having proved his fitness despite eight months on the sidelines due to injury. "We lost too m...More..

by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Chris Sutton reveals shock at Marouane Fellaini rumours

Juillard told followers on social media that Fellaini will meet with Arsenal reps "at the beginning of the week". Fellaini is out of contract at Manchester United at the end of the month and has been allo...More..

England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report

Alli is not new to controversy, though, as Federation Internationale de Football Association once banned the England midfielder for one worldwide match following his middle-finger gesture in the 2018 World C...More..

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic into French Open quarters
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic into French Open quarters

Dzumhur would go on to lose the match in a five-set thriller, with second seed Zverev saving match point to go through to the fourth round. Djokovic advanced to his 40th Grand Slam quarter-final. "This defini...More..

Serena Williams pulls out of French Open before facing Maria Sharapova
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Serena Williams pulls out of French Open before facing Maria Sharapova

Williams suffered an injury to her right pectoral muscle during her third-round match against Julia Görges on Saturday. Still, Williams said , "It's very hard because I love playing Maria...." But even ...More..

Roma to demand €90m from Liverpool for goalkeeper Alisson
by | Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Roma to demand €90m from Liverpool for goalkeeper Alisson

The first half score at the Olympiysky Stadium was 0:0. Salah was proving to be something of a sensation by this point, his brace against Leicester City on December 30 taking his tally for the season to 2...More..

Super Eagles' jersey voted best out of 32 countries
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Super Eagles' jersey voted best out of 32 countries

The kit was deliberately one of the last released for the World Cup, with the Nigeria Football Federation attempting to avoid the spread of fake replicas throughout the country. "The vibrant nature of Nigeria...More..