Tactical change helps Halep reach French Open semis

Halep played her first Roland Garros final in 2014 when she lost to Russian Maria Sharapova . She led Jelena Ostapenko by a set and 3-0 in last year's final at Roland Garros. "When you're facing somebody that also has an aggressive style of game... More..

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CHAMPS: Capitals defeat Vegas 4-3, claim franchise's first Stanley Cup
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

CHAMPS: Capitals defeat Vegas 4-3, claim franchise's first Stanley Cup

It was the first time since the first period of Game 2 that the Golden Knights were ahead in the series. Inspirational. An example of the power of unity. If you watched the reaction of his teammates when he go...More..

Ronaldo can't block Neymar move, says Marcelo
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Ronaldo can't block Neymar move, says Marcelo

Led by Ronaldo as Portugal were sent off to the World Cup at a Lisbon reception held by president Marcelo Rebelo De Sousa Wednesday, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor said: "What I can guarantee is a great amb...More..

Manchester United fans enthralled by Marcus Rashford stunner against Costa Rica
by | Friday, June 08, 2018

Manchester United fans enthralled by Marcus Rashford stunner against Costa Rica

We had energy, pressed really well. Pope's rise has become a well-told story in recent weeks after he was called into the England squad for the first time in March, with the former milkman now heading to Ru...More..

French Open fans witness a comet: Rafael Nadal loses a set
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

French Open fans witness a comet: Rafael Nadal loses a set

That game had a 40-15 lead for Schwartzman , a brilliant Nadal drop volley that rubbed out the second set point, a Nadal break point, a handsome duo of Schwartzman overheads for a third set point and, ju...More..

LeBron: Cavs can't get comfortable in Cleveland
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

LeBron: Cavs can't get comfortable in Cleveland

So I don't feel good about it. The Cavaliers may be in a dark place. LeBron James compared the Golden State Warriors to the NFL's New England Patriots after his Cleveland Cavaliers fell 3-0 behind i...More..

Warriors-Cavaliers Game 3
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Warriors-Cavaliers Game 3

Durant posed uncharacteristically as he released the ball. "I just took the shot". Durant was an efficient 15-of-23 from the field and 6-of-9 from 3-point range. "Devastating" is one way to describe it. Dur...More..

Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Named XFL Commissioner And CEO
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Andrew Luck's Father, Oliver, Named XFL Commissioner And CEO

Luck left West Virginia as AD in 2014 to become the NCAA's executive vice president of regulatory affairs. "Oliver and I share the same vision and passion for reimagining the game of football", said Vince ...More..

Twitter Reacts as Marco Cecchinato Stuns Djokovic
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Twitter Reacts as Marco Cecchinato Stuns Djokovic

Alexander Zverev , the second seeded German, is in his first quarter-final at the majors where he faces Dominic Thiem who has made the semi-finals in Paris in the last two years. Cecchinato received a penal...More..

LeBron James -- Cleveland Cavaliers can't get comfortable back home
by | Wednesday, June 06, 2018

LeBron James -- Cleveland Cavaliers can't get comfortable back home

The Cleveland Cavaliers are down two games to none to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, and when odds of winning are perilously low, the call for a high-risk, high-reward strategy is evident. ...More..

Nabil Fekir transfer: Liverpool want Fekir but 'nothing is done', says agent
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Nabil Fekir transfer: Liverpool want Fekir but 'nothing is done', says agent

Liverpool will continue their rampage in the transfer market this summer by reportedly snapping up Lyon star Nabil Fekir . "The window will be long". "There will be more and more of those top players keen on ...More..

Belgium include Vincent Kompany but Christian Benteke misses out
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Belgium include Vincent Kompany but Christian Benteke misses out

Cape Town - Roberto Martinez has named a star-studded 23-man Belgium squad ahead of the 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russian Federation with defender Vincent Kompany included despite suffering a groin inj...More..

Worldwide friendly match report England v Nigeria 02 June 2018
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Worldwide friendly match report England v Nigeria 02 June 2018

However, Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has said Ndidi will now start against Czech Republic on Wednesday in a final warm-up game leading up to the World Cup in Russian Federation. "I think first and foremost h...More..

Stephen Curry edges LeBron James for 2nd most playoff 3-pointers
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Stephen Curry edges LeBron James for 2nd most playoff 3-pointers

They were up 2-0 and 3-1 against Cleveland two years ago and lost, ruining their record-setting 73-win regular season. Kevin Love added 21 points and 13 rebounds. But by the end of the night, Thompson had l...More..

No suspension for Cavs' Love for leaving bench in Game 1
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

No suspension for Cavs' Love for leaving bench in Game 1

But Thompson was back in the second quarter of Golden State's 124-114 win and swiftly hit his 293rd career playoff 3-pointer to pass Kobe Bryant (292) for sixth place on the NBA's all-time postseason threes lis...More..

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Zinedine Zidane steps down as Real Madrid coach

The timing comes as a shock to many after Real Madrid defeated Liverpool , 3-1, in the Champions League final on Saturday. Manchester United are interested in signing Gareth Bale this summer but have b...More..

LeBron James was sick of one reporter's J.R. Smith prodding
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

LeBron James was sick of one reporter's J.R. Smith prodding

Smith before the game instead of afterward when the Warriors had escaped with a 124-114 overtime win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals , maybe the Cavaliers would have won. "You can say what you want until the g...More..

Talk It Out: Can the Cavaliers win the 2018 NBA Finals?
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Talk It Out: Can the Cavaliers win the 2018 NBA Finals?

It did not go well, to say the least. With the Cavaliers leading 104-102 with 30 seconds remaining, Kevin Durant drove into the lane and was met by LeBron James , who slid in for the stop. But it wasn't en...More..

Serena Williams opens up about her battle with postpartum depression
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Serena Williams opens up about her battle with postpartum depression

Williams welcomed daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr in September previous year with husband Alexis Ohanian , and she has previously told of the life-threatening health complications that arose during the bi...More..

Napoli attacker Insigne: I can only thank Sarri
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Napoli attacker Insigne: I can only thank Sarri

Ancelotti reportedly had a three-hour meeting with De Laurentiis on Tuesday evening and there were further discussions with the 58-year-old coach on Wednesday morning. According to Sky Sports Italia, Zenit have...More..

Serena's 'Wakanda-Inspired' Bodysuit About More Than Fashion
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Serena's 'Wakanda-Inspired' Bodysuit About More Than Fashion

It was a far from easy first Grand Slam appearance back for the American, but she closed out a hard-fought win in two tight sets. I was different to Venus: "she was thin and tall and handsome, and I am strong...More..

Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Gets Its Own Cheesy 1980s Sitcom Intro
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Gets Its Own Cheesy 1980s Sitcom Intro

Predictable, perhaps, but James is the best player in this series and the only reason the Cavaliers are in it. Even then, three titles in four years and back-to-back championships would qualify as a dynas...More..

Warriors advance to NBA Finals with Game 7 victory over Rockets
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Warriors advance to NBA Finals with Game 7 victory over Rockets

Rockets guard Eric Gordon , who scored 23 points, said of the impact of Paul's absence, "It sucks because you know you could win this series if we just had one more playmaker". Green's 3-pointer with 4:56...More..

Why Man City Withdrew Interest in Shakhtar Donetsk Midfielder Fred in January
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Why Man City Withdrew Interest in Shakhtar Donetsk Midfielder Fred in January

United photographer Craig Norwood has followed Fred on the social media site, which is pretty big because he supposedly only does that when a deal is finalised. The stage is set for Mourinho and Fred next s...More..

Fourth line leads Golden Knights to thrilling Game 1 win over Capitals
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Fourth line leads Golden Knights to thrilling Game 1 win over Capitals

It marked the first time the Golden Knights trailed at home in regulation in the playoffs, but it didn't last long, as Karlsson made it 2-2 less than three minutes later, putting in a shot from the right si...More..

by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Warriors stay alive, drag Rockets to winner-take-all Game 7

Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals will be tonight in Boston. Similarly, the Warriors entered the West finals as favorites given their championship pedigree, they have two blowout victories in this seri...More..

Loris Karius thanks Liverpool fans apologises for Champions League final errors
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Loris Karius thanks Liverpool fans apologises for Champions League final errors

The German goalkeeper was at fault for Real's opener, rolling the ball out with Karim Benzema standing too close to him and allowing the France global to divert it into the net, and he then let Gareth Bale's...More..

LeBron dominates as Cavs close out Celtics in Game 7
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

LeBron dominates as Cavs close out Celtics in Game 7

Tired? Sure. The 33-year-old James will play his 100th game of the season Sunday in Boston and leads the league in postseason minutes played. James has played more minutes and scored more points and had to do...More..

Fulham's teenage sensation Ryan Sessegnon ready for Premier League
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Fulham's teenage sensation Ryan Sessegnon ready for Premier League

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic has told The London Evening Standard that reported Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United target Ryan Sessegnon will stay at the club . Gareth Southgate might rue the decision ...More..

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Everyone’s Freaking Out About What Chris Paul Just Did

If the Golden State Warriors are anxious as they head into Game Six of the Western Conference finals on the brink of elimination, they aren't showing it. "I hope he's healthy", Trevor Ariza said Thursday ni...More..

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue: LeBron James will be great in Game 6
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue: LeBron James will be great in Game 6

The Boston Celtics are somehow one win away from taking down LeBron James and reaching the NBA Finals. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts in the second half against the Boston Celtics during...More..

Atletico Madrid charged for far-right banner at Europa final
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Atletico Madrid charged for far-right banner at Europa final

The French team also faces a fine for players returning late to start the second half. "Today [Griezmann] has shown that he is focused on Atletico and we will hopefully have him with us next year". "I hope he...More..

Man Utd fans barrage Jose Mourinho with Antoine Griezmann transfer requests
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Man Utd fans barrage Jose Mourinho with Antoine Griezmann transfer requests

Simeone's side scored their first opportunity of the second half, too, as just four minutes in Saul Niguez was quickest to a loose ball near the halfway line, and within seconds Koke released Griezmann to exqui...More..

France coach Deschamps explains World Cup rejection for Lacazette, Martial
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

France coach Deschamps explains World Cup rejection for Lacazette, Martial

In-form attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet was ruled out after sustaining a muscle injury in Marseille's 3-0 defeat by Atletico Madrid in last week's Europa League final. There is no such hope for Payet, howeve...More..

Fognini finds sweet spot in Rome with epic lob
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Fognini finds sweet spot in Rome with epic lob

Rafael Nadal showed no signs of fatigue as he dismissed Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-0 to advance to the third round of the on-going Rome Open Tennis Championship. Halep needed to reach the quarterfinals and progres...More..

Italy's Buffon to leave Juventus after 17 years
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Italy's Buffon to leave Juventus after 17 years

If recent reports are to be believed, Liverpool could attempt to sign Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon . The Italian World Cup victor, who has been with Juve for 17 years, will lift his ninth Serie A t...More..

Lionel Messi: Neymar joining Real Madrid would be 'terrible'
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Lionel Messi: Neymar joining Real Madrid would be 'terrible'

They are unlikely to sell unless the Spanish club convincingly tops the price they paid to take Neymar to the Parc des Princes. He won the Champions League and La Liga . "I think every important player wants...More..

Ricciardo's woes continue as Hamilton wins Spanish GP
by | Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Ricciardo's woes continue as Hamilton wins Spanish GP

The defending, four-time World champion dominated from start to finish, save for a spell during the mid-race pit-stops, and clocked a series of record laps as he registered his second successive win. They chang...More..

Tottenham Hotspur 5-4 Leicester City: Three things we learned
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur 5-4 Leicester City: Three things we learned

That's a bit up to Daniel and the club. He is yet to win a trophy though and while Tottenham will move into their new 61,000-seater stadium next season with Champions League football to look forward to, P...More..

Benitez calls for united front at Newcastle
by | Monday, May 14, 2018

Benitez calls for united front at Newcastle

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United will on Sunday afternoon clash with Chelsea at home on the final day of the Premier League. The Magpies ended the season in tenth place, level on points with 11th and 12th pla...More..