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Serena Williams stunned by Sofia Kenin at French Open Serena Williams stunned by Sofia Kenin at French Open
- June 01, 2019

Then she had to rally past her 83-ranked first-round foe, Russian Vitalia Diatchenko , 2-6, 6-1, 6-0. As a Moscow-born American, the 20-year-old Kenin idolises Maria Sharapova , and this result had faint echoes of Sharapova's famous victory in the 2004 Wimbledon final, even if Williams's aura has been diminished this season by her constant struggles with injury. (more...)
New Zealand defeats Sri Lanka at World Cup New Zealand defeats Sri Lanka at World Cup
- June 01, 2019

In their bright and breezy response New Zealand's openers, Martin Guptill and Colin Munro, posted their highest 50-over partnership, 137 from 16.1 overs. Colin de Grandhomme gets one to nip away and he has the big wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews . Lahiru Thirimanne was pinned in front of the stumps in the very first over of the match by Matt Henry . (more...)
Anthony Davis meets with Pelicans' David Griffin in Los Angeles Anthony Davis meets with Pelicans' David Griffin in Los Angeles
- June 01, 2019

This year's free agency class features a handful of star players, but one of the biggest stories of the offseason will most likely revolve around Anthony Davis . Davis and his agent, Rich Paul , met with David Griffin on Wednesday in Los Angeles. However, it doesn't appear that the meeting changed Davis' stance. (more...)
Warriors' Green says he is fine with Drake's antics Warriors' Green says he is fine with Drake's antics
- June 01, 2019

When asked by a reporter what was said, Green did not offer details, saying, "You got a question about basketball? ". "It wasn't really a scuffle because I didn't hit him and he didn't hit me, and I didn't push him and he didn't push me". The postgame conversation between Drake and Green didn't appear almost as friendly. "The league office had conversations directly with Drake and his manager, and I think we ended up in a good place", said Silver before the game. (more...)
Siniakova ousts Osaka in Roland Garros stunner
- June 01, 2019

After Osaka's defeat, defending champion Simona Halep (3), Australia's Ashleigh Barty (8), Serena Williams (10) and American Sloane Stephens (7) are the only four remaining top-10 seeds in this year's French Open . Serving for the set, Siniakova fell 0-40 down but she ground her way back to deuce and won it on her second game point. The Czech goes on to face Madison Keys of the United States in what will be her first appearance in the last 16 of the majors. (more...)
New Zealand begin World Cup charge against Sri Lanka New Zealand begin World Cup charge against Sri Lanka
- June 01, 2019

However, the lowest score statistic swings back to Sri Lanka who have scored 184 to New Zealand's 153. New Zealand have played six times at Cardiff and won three of those games; this is Sri Lanka's fourth visit and they now have a 0% record there. (more...)
David Warner will open if he’s fit, says Justin Langer David Warner will open if he’s fit, says Justin Langer
- June 01, 2019

Warner is suffering from an injury to his glute muscle. David Warner , in particular, enjoyed a scintillating Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 wherein he amassed a staggering 692 runs in just 12 matches at a brilliant average of 69.20 with a century and eight half-centuries under his belt. (more...)
Naomi Osaka pulls off another great escape in overcoming Azarenka Naomi Osaka pulls off another great escape in overcoming Azarenka
- June 01, 2019

Things did not get quite so hairy against former world number one Victoria Azarenka in a high-quality match but the top seed was a set and a break down before recovering to win 4-6 7-5 6-1. "She has, obviously, a lot of confidence", Azarenka said. And Osaka, so good lately at the biggest moments on her sport's biggest stages, wasn't able to come up with the goods on the hottest day of the tournament so far, with the temperature topping 80 degrees (approaching 30 Celsius). (more...)
Jose Antonio Reyes dies in vehicle crash aged 35 Jose Antonio Reyes dies in vehicle crash aged 35
- June 01, 2019

Beloved Sevilla star José Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic collision. Former Sevilla , Arsenal and Atletico Madrid forward Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a auto crash at the age of 35, Sevilla announced on Twitter . Confirming the tragic news, Sevilla tweeted on Saturday: "We could not offer worse news". Reyes won the Europa League five times during his playing career - amongst 20 major honours to his name. (more...)
Harry Maguire shrugs off interest from Manchester clubs Harry Maguire shrugs off interest from Manchester clubs
- June 01, 2019

I am fully focused on the two games coming up.' Maguire came up against Leicester team-mate James Maddison on Tuesday in a Seniors versus Under 21s clash won comfortably by the elder statesmen. "If any England Supporters' Club member sees, or any fan sees, anyone behaving in a way that embarrasses the country and them as a football fan, because let's face its they will get treated on the back of that behaviour, we would welcome that (footage) being sent to us". (more...)
MLB Reveals 2019 All-Star Game Ballot, New Voting Rules Explained MLB Reveals 2019 All-Star Game Ballot, New Voting Rules Explained
- June 01, 2019

Fans will once again have the opportunity to participate in the official voting for the Ted Williams All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award presented by Chevrolet. Results of "The Starters Election" will be announced at 7:00 PM that night on ESPN. Instead of fans just voting for the starters straight up, the top three vote-getters at each position (top nine for the outfield ) will advance from the "Primary round" to "The Starters Election". (more...)
India Play Paintball Ahead of World Cup Clash Against South Africa India Play Paintball Ahead of World Cup Clash Against South Africa
- June 01, 2019

Madame Tussaud's General Manager of London Steve Davis said, "Cricket fever will continue to dominate the country for the next few weeks, so with the help of our neighboring Lord's it would not have been better way to unveil the Virat Kohli statue". (more...)
Joey Hauser transfers to Michigan State Joey Hauser transfers to Michigan State
- June 01, 2019

Joey Hauser tweeted. "Thank you to Coach [Tom] Izzo and his staff for this opportunity". "Joey is a kid we recruited out of high school and we were very familiar with him and he knew us". Hauser shot 45.9 percent from the field, 40.2 percent from 3-point range and led the BIG EAST in free throw percentage at 92.4 percent. Joey Hauser #22 of the Marquette Golden Eagles shoots over Christian Bishop #13 of the Creighton Bluejays during the first half of a game at Fiserv Forum on March 03, 2019 ... (more...)
Man United join Spurs in race for Giovani Lo Celso- Marca Man United join Spurs in race for Giovani Lo Celso- Marca
- June 01, 2019

Lo Celso was on loan from Paris Saint-Germain to Real Betis before the Spanish club triggered their transfer clause and signed him for €22 million earlier this year. After rejoining Rosario on loan until January 2017, Lo Celso made one start and three substitute appearance in his first Ligue 1 season with PSG. (more...)
Persoon relishing chance to beat an Olympic champion Persoon relishing chance to beat an Olympic champion
- June 01, 2019

The Olympics in 2012 was absolutely outstanding but I think this night would even pass that out. One way or another, it will be a momentous night for women's boxing, and Ring Magazine, the Bible of Boxing, has created a belt for the victor. (more...)
Elite 8: National Spelling Bee too Easy for Octet of Champs Elite 8: National Spelling Bee too Easy for Octet of Champs
- June 01, 2019

Sixteen spellers have advanced to the prime-time finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee after a marathon session that lasted almost 5½ hours. Though Darian Douglas did not win the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee, he is treasuring the experience gained from the competition and brimming with confidence at taking a second shot. (more...)
Eden Hazard Pictured Posing With A Real Madrid Shirt Eden Hazard Pictured Posing With A Real Madrid Shirt
- June 01, 2019

He has been an influential presence at Stamford Bridge since his arrival and arguably the most important player at the club following the departures of club legends Didier Drogba, John Terry and Frank Lampard. "I am sure that in this case they will be the same, they will be trying to get as much money as they can". "Even after we conceded a goal at 3-1 we continued to play his philosophy and continued to try and score more goals ". (more...)
Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant won’t return in time for Game 1 of NBA Finals
- June 01, 2019

The Warriors under Steve Kerr routinely employ cerebral players that are capable of spreading the floor and moving the ball around in a free-flowing manner, with Kerr's system ostensibly preferring players who are capable shooters and defenders. (more...)
The Knicks Have Reportedly Explored Possibly Trading Back In The Draft The Knicks Have Reportedly Explored Possibly Trading Back In The Draft
- June 01, 2019

The Grizzlies' ownership group is still telling people around the league the team is locked in on Morant, but the front office has requested to have Barrett in for a private workout - something he has declined but might revisit over the next three weeks, sources told ESPN . (more...)
Stanley Cup: 60 - May 29 Stanley Cup: 60 - May 29
- June 01, 2019

After a Game 1 where the Bruins brushed off the Blues' attempts at physical intimidation and used their superior speed to to take control, St. Louis looked like an improved team in Game 2. "They seemed to play with more urgency than they did in Game 1". - The Bruins undoubtedly are walking into hostile territory with St. Louis hosting its first Stanley Cup Final game in almost 50 years, but they have been very good on the road to this point in the playoffs. (more...)
Meghan Markle Is Taking A Bold Stand Against Donald Trump Meghan Markle Is Taking A Bold Stand Against Donald Trump
- June 01, 2019

It was only past year the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and Kate Middleton and Prince William came together for the charity's first Q&A forum. The Sun's source said that " Meghan and Harry want to do things differently to William and Kate", and that "William is the future king and so is sometimes restricted in what he can do". (more...)
Konta through to French Open third round for first time Konta through to French Open third round for first time
- May 31, 2019

But Davis took heart from saving the match points and made Konta sweat before she finally put away the clinching volley and clenched her fists in celebration. "And she was a tricky player to play". Such has been the paucity of British success in the women's draw at Roland Garros in recent years that Konta's 6-3 1-6 6-3 victory over American Lauren Davis made her the best since Jo Durie in 1992. (more...)
'It's just a tennis match' - Salvatore Caruso on facing Novak Djokovic 'It's just a tennis match' - Salvatore Caruso on facing Novak Djokovic
- May 31, 2019

Anisimova is the youngest American woman to get this far at Roland Garros since 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams in 1999, and she revealed the three-time French Open victor helped her after a hard recent defeat. Osaka finished the 2-hour, 50-minute encounter on Court Suzanne Lenglen with 52 winners and 43 unforced errors. It's an interesting position, because no one ever says anything, even though I feel like a lot of people want to. (more...)
Cleveland Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. unveils £250,000 Rolls Royce Cleveland Browns star Odell Beckham Jr. unveils £250,000 Rolls Royce
- May 31, 2019

The wideout is dealing with a minor injury, and Kitchens declared the decision to keep him out of practice "precautionary". Asked what his goals are for Beckham when he likely returns for the team's mandatory minicamp next Tuesday, Kitchens said, " I just want to see him ". (more...)
Ambassador or distraction: Raptors superfan Drake walks a thin line Ambassador or distraction: Raptors superfan Drake walks a thin line
- May 31, 2019

The Drake sideshow has even inspired one bookie to take bets on the possible shenanigans that could unfold at Saturday's game. On Thursday night the Toronto Raptors took the advantage in the Eastern Conference Finals when they beat the Milwaukee Bucks to go 3-2 up in the series. (more...)

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