• Halep confident of French Open triumph
Halep confident of French Open triumph

If she is able to capture the Grand Slam against Ostapenko, there is a very real possility that she will close out the week ranked No. 1 . "Today I'm just gonna have fun with my family and my friends", Ostapenko said of her birthday plans.

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  • Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka
Andy Murray knocked out of French Open by Stan Wawrinka

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the final by dispatching Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 in the semifinals on Thursday. Nadal is bidding to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam and leads the head-to-head with Wawrinka 15-3.

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  • Jefferson says Cavs know all about comebacks
Jefferson says Cavs know all about comebacks

Fans who are still unable to access ESPN3 can also access the National Basketball Association playoff game using the Sling TV basic internet TV package, which offers the ESPN3 streaming service, including the Golden State Warriors vs.

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  • Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4
Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4

His three-pointer with 45.3 seconds remaining was the go-ahead basket as the Warriors scored the game's final 11 points. "I've been working on that shot my whole life", said Durant, who has averaged 34 points through the first three games of the Finals.

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  • Rafael Nadal brushes aside Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final
Rafael Nadal brushes aside Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final

Murray absorbed everything Wawrinka threw at him for most of the four hour and 34 minute contest but after winning a tense fourth set, Wawrinka steamed ahead in the decider as the Briton's armour was finally pierced. "The one thing Murray has got in his favour heading into the grass-court season is that he hasn't played a lot of tennis ", said...

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  • Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. "I thought they called it on Draymond; I thought I deserved it", Kerr said of the first-quarter call. No announcement was ever made correcting the error, not that Green was listening for one. "I don't pay much attention to anybody in Clevelan...

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  • US Open tee times announced: Here's when the Wisconsinites tee off.
US Open tee times announced: Here's when the Wisconsinites tee off.

CT on Thursday and 2.20 p.m. on Friday. Erin Hills Golf Course is the location - a unique location set in the Kettle Moraine. His group with 2015 champion Spieth and 2014 victor Kaymer was one of the most intriguing announced by the USGA.

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  • Deschamps hails 'fabulous' Zidane after Real's Champions League win
Deschamps hails 'fabulous' Zidane after Real's Champions League win

Coentrao's time at Real has been a mixed bag as he's not played more than 10 La Liga matches in one single season for Madrid since 2012-13. Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans poured onto the streets of the Spanish capital to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo and his team-mates on Sunday as they paraded the Champions League trophy ...

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  • LeBron James throws pass to himself off the backboard for a dunk
LeBron James throws pass to himself off the backboard for a dunk

James is doing everything he can to ensure the Warriors don't coast to a Finals sweep. They posted a remarkable 86 first-half points, a new National Basketball Association playoff record. He took off down the stretch, adding four in the month of March alone, as well as three more in April. Most three-pointers in a half, 13, beating the Warriors...

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  • Kane looks to 'role model' Ronaldo for pathway to success
Kane looks to 'role model' Ronaldo for pathway to success

The 23-year-old scooped the Premier League's Golden Boot award for the second successive season after netting 29 top-flight goals for Spurs last season. "I want to get back playing for England , and hopefully get back scoring". Doing that, you have to win the big tournaments, for club and country. Ronaldo won the Euros and the Champions League...

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  • Tottenham's Harry Kane aspires to be on Cristiano Ronaldo's level
Tottenham's Harry Kane aspires to be on Cristiano Ronaldo's level

Kane has won successive Premier League Golden Boot awards - with 25 and 29 league goals of the past two seasons. Current Three Lions manager Gareth Southgate reserved special praise for Kane this week, suggesting that the 23-year-old's " leadership qualities " could see him take on added responsibility for his country.

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  • Reds rally past slumping Cardinals
Reds rally past slumping Cardinals

Leake figures that the Reds' familiarity with him - Votto is one of their holdovers from 2015 - helps them. Feldman has been hit hard the past two times out with nine runs plated on 15 hits and three BB in 9.1 innings. He's done it 22 times. Rated the 25th-best prospect in baseball by Baseball America prior to the 1991 season, he was a strappin...

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  • Bangladesh facing uphill battle against Australia
Bangladesh facing uphill battle against Australia

While the Aussies would have considered themselves fortunate to have got a point against New Zealand , they will be disappointed that they weren't able to get a result here as they looked in complete control of the match . His 69-run stand for the fourth wicket with Shakib Al Hasan (29) was the only substantial partnership for the Bangladesh ...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors
Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors

The Warriors are one victory away from sweeping the Cavs out of the NBA Finals , thanks to an insanely talented core that added Kevin freaking Durant after winning the most regular-season games in NBA history. The Cavs are an incredible team, but the way the Warriors are playing right now, the Cavs need to be nearly ideal. It is the fi...

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  • Finals coaches ponder Warriors' spot among their epic teams
Finals coaches ponder Warriors' spot among their epic teams

After making 31 3-pointers through the first three games, the Cavaliers made 24 of 45 from long distance, including a 6-for-8 performance from Kevin Love , a 7-for-12 showing from Kyrie Irving and a 5-for-9 night for J.R. Just like a year ago, the Finals are at 3-1 after four games. Cleveland just beat them. "We knew that's part of who we are,...

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  • LeBron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4
LeBron, Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

With 71 combined points - 40 for Kyrie and 31 for James, who finished with yet another triple double - the Cavs' cornerstones were the best players on the floor in Game 4. A non-ejection for Draymond Green also caused some controversy in the third quarter. However, referee John Goble later clarified to ABC's Mike Breen that the first-half tech ...

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  • Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy
Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy

Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist heaped praise on Yuvraj Singh , who was declared "Man of the Match" for his quick-fire half-century. And that's all we focus on. "The role of domestic matches including the Indian Premier League (IPL) has had a lot of impact in building the confidence and morale of Indian cricketers", Khanna to...

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  • How to watch Game 4 of Cavs-Warriors
How to watch Game 4 of Cavs-Warriors

With their 15th straight win, the Warriors now have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professional sports. No NBA team in history has come back from a 3-0 deficit. "He's been an unbelievable player in this league for a long time , and I think he senses this is his moment, his team". They moved to the brink of tha...

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  • Bacsinszky wants birthday to remember, make Ostapenko's forgettable
Bacsinszky wants birthday to remember, make Ostapenko's forgettable

Bacsinszky needed just two sets to get past local favourite Kristina Mladenovic , winning 6-4, 6-4. However, her lead was short lived as Bacsinszky unleashed powerful backhand shots to win the next three and lead 4-3 with a break up. Thirtieth seed Bacsinszky, who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked th...

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  • Messi's Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'
Messi's Argentina down Brazil in Australian 'Superclasico'

They noted that new Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli confirmed yesterday at a press conference that Barcelona superstar Messi and Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi will not travel with the rest of the team to Singapore .

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