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Phillies' Rhys Hoskins fouls ball off face Phillies' Rhys Hoskins fouls ball off face
- June 01, 2018

Hoskins, 25, took the NL by storm in an explosive rookie season past year, hitting.259/.396/.618 with 18 homers and seven doubles in just 212 trips to the plate. Manager Gabe Kapler has said that a DL trip is probable. The 2012 second-round pick has always been considered to be among the Phillies' top farmhands, but his star has dimmed a bit in recent seasons. (more...)
Deschamps: Zidane will be France coach one day, it seems logical Deschamps: Zidane will be France coach one day, it seems logical
- June 01, 2018

Though Deschamps was quick to point out that he's not questioning his own future post-World Cup just yet. "He will be coach" of France , "one day. Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema hopes he gets the chance to play for Zinedine Zidane again - seemingly pitching the outgoing Santiago Bernabeu boss for the France national team job. (more...)
Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to undergo scan ahead of second Test
- June 01, 2018

The 19-year-old Curran, a left-arm swing bowler, has taken more than 100 first-class wickets and averages 27.18 with the bat. But fresh from helping bowl Pakistan to a crushing nine-wicket win over England in the first Test at Lord's, the left-arm paceman hopes he can enjoy the "best memory" with a series win in the second and final Test at Headingley, starting on Friday. (more...)
Edmund storms into French Open round two Edmund storms into French Open round two
- June 01, 2018

It is safe to say that the man from Yorkshire has handled that title of being British No.1 very well and has played some of his most impressive level of tennis since returning to the clay court swing in 2018. But Edmund, now looking every inch the top-20 player he is, quickly landed the first blow and never let up. The Yorkshireman made a breakthrough in the first game and it was not long before another break followed as Edmund wrapped up the set in 31 minutes. (more...)
American Donaldson successfully uses underhand serve at French Open
- June 01, 2018

The American was expected to lose comfortably to Dimitrov, who is ranked 52 places above him in the world, but twice took a set lead to threaten an upset. Sara Errani, a 2012 French Open finalist whose serve has always been a weakness, successfully used underhand serves in her run to the title at the Indian Wells Challenger in March, even hitting one on match point in the final against Kateryna Bondarenko. (more...)
Twitter reaction to JR Smith's Game 1 blunder Twitter reaction to JR Smith's Game 1 blunder
- June 01, 2018

Green figured Smith was simply looking for James , saying, "I would have looked for LeBron, too". "Just going against the Warriors in the last three years in the Finals, I kind of figured or thought that they could get it done", he said. (more...)
Klay Thompson limps off but later returns
- June 01, 2018

Thompson has appeared in 537 of a possible 558 games since being drafted by the Warriors while featuring in all of their 99 playoff games since then. He returned from the locker room near the end of the first quarter. "I'm amazed he's in the game", said ESPN broadcaster Mark Jackson, who coached Thompson and the Warriors from 2011-14. (more...)
Andy Murray speaks to Novak Djokovic during conference call Andy Murray speaks to Novak Djokovic during conference call
- June 01, 2018

He arrived at Roland Garros with a 10-7 record this season. I have had quite a similar situation, although his injury obviously takes more time. And I can only imagine how hard it is for him, as well, to deal with the circumstances of injury. (more...)
Brett Brown given 3-year extension by 76ers Brett Brown given 3-year extension by 76ers
- June 01, 2018

This after the Sixers had the second worst record in the East last season as well as the fourth worst record in the National Basketball Association in the 2017-18 season. "I've spoken with Brett on a couple of occasions this year, just to let him know it's my intention to sit down with him and discuss a contract extension for him", Colangelo told reporters during his end of season interview. (more...)
5 things to know about U.S. Women's Open site Shoal Creek 5 things to know about U.S. Women's Open site Shoal Creek
- June 01, 2018

The 28-year-old Wie said she's "really enjoying the game right now, just having fun out there and taking it as an adventure". Smith's opening round of 67 is her lowest, in what is now her seventh appearance, at the U.S. Webb, who won back-to-back championships in 2000 and 2001, is playing in her 23rd consecutive Women's Open. Commitment to each shot has been the focus of her work with Vision 54 as well as a change in mindset. (more...)
Browns DB foolishly underestimates Twitter, backs off Cavs jersey pledge Browns DB foolishly underestimates Twitter, backs off Cavs jersey pledge
- June 01, 2018

As of Thursday, it generated well over one million retweets, and if you consider the price of what a jersey costs, Randall would be spending quite a bit of money - money that would exceed his 2018 base salary of $1,090,381. "We'll talk about this after the series is over", Randall said. "Obviously, it was a joke, but just to know how passionate this fan base is, I mean, it's just really encouraging". (more...)
Disgraced Saudi referee Al Mirdasi officially withdrawn from World Cup Disgraced Saudi referee Al Mirdasi officially withdrawn from World Cup
- June 01, 2018

The issue is dedicated to the "trailblazing women of Saudi Arabia" and lauds the reforms launched by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has sought to loosen social restrictions in the conservative kingdom and curb the powers of religious hardliners. (more...)
Racist, anti-gay chants on rise in Russia ahead of World Cup Racist, anti-gay chants on rise in Russia ahead of World Cup
- June 01, 2018

Although overall incidents of discrimination have declined, a report found there has been a spike in the number of discriminatory chants heard inside stadiums in Russian Federation, many of which are being used for games during the World Cup , beginning on 14 June. (more...)
Canada goose settles into right-centre field at Detriot Tigers game Canada goose settles into right-centre field at Detriot Tigers game
- June 01, 2018

After several moments, a veterinarian who was attending the game wrapped the stunned goose in a blanket and took it to the concourse, where it was released outside the stadium and dashed into nearby bushes. (more...)
How Serena Williams responds to accusations that she 'was born a guy' How Serena Williams responds to accusations that she 'was born a guy'
- June 01, 2018

Williams, who won the 2017 Australian Open in the early stages of pregnancy. told reporters she felt she was "on the right track". "I've got try harder". Barty put up a stiff challenge, and really forced Serena out of her comfort zone with a mix of slices and topspin shots. "How do you know when you've reached your limit?" he said. (more...)
Conference USA basketball schedule altered to match best teams late Conference USA basketball schedule altered to match best teams late
- June 01, 2018

Unique is among our most misused words, but not in this case. BC-BKC-C-USA-Schedule Format, 172C-USA basketball schedule altered to match best teams lateEds: APNewsNow. Teams will ultimately be seeded according to their final conference record but will remain within the range of their pod. C-USA has sent only its tournament champion to the NCAAs each season under the league's current lineup of 14 teams, which was set in place as WKU joined the conference prior to the 2014-15 season. (more...)
Xavi blasts former club over Real Madrid’s Champions League success Xavi blasts former club over Real Madrid’s Champions League success
- June 01, 2018

They played rivals Barcelona in the Spanish Supercopa in the summer pretty easily and also dispatched Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup. Former Barcelona centre-back Carlos Puyol has admitted that he is "furious" over Real Madrid's Champions League victory on Saturday night. (more...)
Vandoorne not worried about losing seat Vandoorne not worried about losing seat
- June 01, 2018

I want to get everything out of my vehicle. Despite whispers that his McLaren seat is in jeopardy, Stoffel Vandoorne insists he is "not anxious at all". "I'm concentrating on myself", Vandoorne said. He beat everyone in GP2 and when he came to F1 many people said he was a future Senna. "My talent is recognised". (more...)
Wilt Chamberlain may be better LeBron James comparison than Michael Jordan Wilt Chamberlain may be better LeBron James comparison than Michael Jordan
- June 01, 2018

They get 3s and easy baskets. I just think about what I need to do to impact this series, to impact the game, to help my team. This team boasted Kawhi Leonard , LaMarcus Aldridge , the final year of Tim Duncan and aging veterans Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili , winning 67 games but falling six shy of the Warriors , who set an National Basketball Association record with 73 victories. (more...)
Bryan Colangelo gave press conference while suspected burner account tweeted
- June 01, 2018

Colangelo told Yahoo Sports that he is "hopeful to resolve this soon". Despite no clear verdict in the Bryan Colangelo burner accounts fiasco, players around the National Basketball Association have already started to lose trust on him as a league executive after an investigative piece by The Ringer went viral, detailing an alleged use of unassociated Twitter handles to bash players, staff, and former executives. (more...)
Frank Lampard confirmed as new manager of Derby Frank Lampard confirmed as new manager of Derby
- June 01, 2018

However, you have to admire Lampard's ambition and bravery in taking the job. A three-time Premier League title victor with Chelsea, Lampard will be hoping to translate success from his playing career into the dugout. . "There's decisions to be made whether it's in or out, with the team and formation - those will be my decisions on the training ground and there will be open conversations off the pitch". (more...)
Serena battles back to reach French Open third round Serena battles back to reach French Open third round
- May 31, 2018

Victories for Barty, Stosur and Gavrilova finally restored some pride to Australian tennis following first-round defeats for Bernard Tomic, Jordan Thompson and Ajla Tomjlanovic. "She's a genuine champion", Barty said. "She's continuing her unbelievable rise since she came back and been so focused on tennis ". "Two years has been a really long time", she told the crowd in French, referring to her last match on clay. (more...)
Memorial Cup: Lambton County goalie named top netminder Memorial Cup: Lambton County goalie named top netminder
- May 31, 2018

We must pay special attention and be disciplined. Balmas is only the ninth Cape Breton player to ever hoist the Canadian major-junior hockey league championship. "They won the game". Adam Holwell of St. John's Newfoundland scored the game winning goal for Acadie-Bathurst with 3:50 remaining in the first period. (more...)
Kyle Busch wins Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion, setting records Kyle Busch wins Coca-Cola 600 in dominating fashion, setting records
- May 31, 2018

He's learned that to reach that level, it takes a group of guys who are "special" on game day - just like Kyle Busch , the top driver in the NASCAR team owner's stable and victor of 188 races across the top three circuits. Harvick looked like he could be a factor in the 600 but we'll never know for certain. Added McMurray: "There is a huge adjustment to get used to the pit guns that we have used in the past". (more...)
Fire breaks out at Citi Field, perfectly summing up Mets season
- May 31, 2018

They will face the Braves on Wednesday night in Atlanta. They are slated to return to Citi Field on Thursday for a four-game series against the Cubs. No injuries were reported and it's unclear exactly how the fire started. This fire happened to occur amid a tough stretch for the Mets. A fire broke out at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets , Wednesday afternoon, according to multiple reports. (more...)

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