• French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka opens up on win over Andy Murray
French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka opens up on win over Andy Murray

The first set was a pointer to the underlying theme of the match which was a contest between Wawrinka's brilliance versus Murray's resilience. "But I made adjustments and got myself back into it. Murray, left, congratulates Wawrinka on his win. Nadal was clinical in his performance with 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 win over his Austrian opponent. Unlike t...

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  • Wawrinka wears shoes with symbols at French Open
Wawrinka wears shoes with symbols at French Open

Stan Wawrinka beat top-ranked Andy Murray 6-7 (6), 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-1 to reach the French Open final . Rafeal Nadal who is bidding for his tenth Roland Garros title will face the exceptionally talented Domic Thiem. The first set was a pointer to the underlying theme of the match which was a contest between Wawrinka's brilliance versus M...

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  • Wawrinka battles past Murray to reach French Open final
Wawrinka battles past Murray to reach French Open final

World number one Andy Murray and fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal will aim to book their place in the finals of the French Open when they take on their respective opponents in their men's singles last-four clash here today.

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  • Lakers, Clippers 'viable destinations' for LeBron James
Lakers, Clippers 'viable destinations' for LeBron James

But this airball was as defining a moment as anything else that's happened in the first two games of the NBA Finals . He will have the option to play for whatever team he wants in 2018. "I thought our team scrapped and competed", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said. Nearly no team could survive 39 points from LeBron James , 38 from Kyrie Irving l...

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  • Steve Kerr Throws Shade At Players Who Say They Could've Beaten Warriors
Steve Kerr Throws Shade At Players Who Say They Could've Beaten Warriors

It's weird how human evolution.goes in reverse in sports. " They're all right", Kerr said. Players get weaker, small and less skilled. Magic Johnson (1980s Lakers ), Julius Erving (1983 Sixers) and Rasheed Wallace (2004 Pistons ) all have recently said they think their teams could have taken down the 2017 Golden State Warriors .

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  • Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs
Durant, Warriors rally to beat Cavs

For the Golden State Warriors , it's making history or more millions. CLEVELAND (AP ) - Game 3 of the NBA Finals drew 20.5 million viewers on ABC, an increase of 22 percent from last season. The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers , while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. And, they might have been more pumped u...

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  • Teen accidentally shot, killed by friend with BB gun
Teen accidentally shot, killed by friend with BB gun

The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he ultimately succumbed to his injury. Three distraught teens sit outside the scene of a fatal pellet gun shooting in Antioch. "We couldn't do anything; we didn't know what to do". Family and friends identified the victim as Marcos Garcia. "Mom and Dad work really hard to survive, and ...

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  • A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee
A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

But Edith didn't qualify for the finals after a written test and won't be seen on stage Thursday. This portion is also worth six points for a grand total of 36 possible points. Andrew said he would like to thank his family, principal, teachers and friends for being so supportive during the entire process. "It's been a great day", Debbi Mills said...

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  • Penguins on brink of repeat after blowout win
Penguins on brink of repeat after blowout win

Game 5 was no exception as Justin Schultz scored just 1:31 into the game and Bryan Rust added the second goal five minutes later. Justin Schultz's power-play goal early in the first was the eventual victor, while Bryan Rust, Evgeni Malkin , Conor Sheary and Ron Hainsey also found the back of the net.

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  • Chris Woakes, England seamer, out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain
Chris Woakes, England seamer, out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

England's attack will need to be adaptable, however - starting in their second Group A fixture against New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday. Both Finn and Roland-Jones featured in England's one-day global defeat by South Africa at Lord's - a match where Woakes was rested as he recovered from a thigh problem.

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  • Starc hoping to rattle England ahead of Ashes
Starc hoping to rattle England ahead of Ashes

They were also just four overs short of the 20 needed for the Duckworth-Lewis method to be activated, which nearly certainly would have ruled in Australia's favour. His hat-trick ball marginally missed Mustafizur Rahman's off stump, but he did return in his next over to bowl Mehedi Hasan. The Australian pacers had given a good account of themse...

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  • Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins take 3-2 lead over Nashville Predators
Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins take 3-2 lead over Nashville Predators

Home ice domination: No team has lost at home in this series. Pittsburgh went up 2-0 up five minutes later on a goal by Bryan Rust and Evgeni Malkin netted a backbreaker with 11 seconds remaining in the first period. "This is obviously a great win, a great feeling", said Hainsey, "but come tomorrow it's got to be parked because we have to get...

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  • Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals
Murray faces Wawrinka in French Open semifinals

Wawrinka will be eager to gain revenge on Murray in a repeat of last year's semi-final. He started serving better and backing it up with first shot. Novak Djokovic's hopes to defend his French Open title ended with a surprisingly lopsided 7-6, 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem.

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  • Mother denies involvement in twin daughters' disappearance, police say
Mother denies involvement in twin daughters' disappearance, police say

Police said they believed the two girls left their home in Coral Springs Tuesday instead of boarding the bus to Forest Glen Middle School, departing with packed clothing, their iPods, and almost $100 they had received for birthdays and holidays.

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  • Third time should be charming for Cavaliers or Warriors
Third time should be charming for Cavaliers or Warriors

Under Armour is silly in the context of the NBA Finals: does the average fan know or care, during a playoff series, which stars are endorsed by which apparel brands? The 3-1 comeback started with 82-points. That number (-260) is a bit of a shock considering that the Cavaliers are definitely not a pushover, and Cleveland , like Golden State, ar...

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  • WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 10th day
WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of French Open 10th day

Ostapenko , to be 20-year-old on Thursday, also seemed to benefit from the rain delay as she beat Wozniacki 6-2 in the decisive set. The Latvian has been the surprise package of a wide open tournament having never previously been beyond the third round at a slam.

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  • Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?
Is Golden State's Durant the best player in the world?

James ended up playing 46 of the 48-minute contest. The Warriors could become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go a ideal 16-0 in the playoffs. If we want to get technical here two things are at play on the actual question. Damn, I'm getting excited-these guys could knock off the Cavs next year! We don't know what the ...

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  • LeBron James and Co trail 21-24 at home
LeBron James and Co trail 21-24 at home

As the Cleveland Cavaliers exited the Oracle Arena floor Sunday night, J.R. Smith confronted chaos and thought fast. Tristan Thompson , whose energy and rebounding were massive in last year's Finals, scored eight points and grabbed eight rebounds in first two games while getting outplayed by Zaza Pachulia .

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  • LeBron James to Lakers if He Loses Finals
LeBron James to Lakers if He Loses Finals

This is because he lives closest to L.A.'s Staples Center. But leave Cleveland? Sure, James has made good on his promise to deliver a title to Believeland, but there is no doubt the competitor in James wants to see if he can get to the mountain top once more.

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  • Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist
Mahrez, Sandro on Chelsea's wishlist

As we all know, the Algerian was the PFA Player of the Year in the 2015/16 season after helping Leicester City to an incredible Premier League title triumph by scoring 17 goals and providing a further 10 assists in 37 top flight appearances.

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