• Defending champion Djokovic dumped out of the French Open
Defending champion Djokovic dumped out of the French Open

And in a match that quickly got away from him Wednesday, second-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic was bounced out of the French Open in the quarterfinals by sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem , 7-6, 6-3, 6-0, marking the first time since 2010 that the 12-time Grand Slam victor had failed to make it to the semifinals at Roland Garros .

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  • England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler
England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler

With torrential rain hitting the city all day Monday, more was predicted to follow 24 hours later with the significant prospect of another wash-out. Tuesday´s match is now all the more important to New Zealand´s bid to get out of the four-strong group and reach the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world´s top eight ODI teams.

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  • Takuma Sato is the first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
Takuma Sato is the first Japanese driver to win Indy 500

Unsurprisingly, another round of criticism followed, leading Frei to delete his tweets and replace them with "I apologize ". "I fouled up. I'm sorry". Frei was previously Colorado sportswriter of the year four times. Frei had been at The Post for more than 20 years, according to the paper's managing editor, Linda Shapley.

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  • Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice
Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice

Crosby denied ever telling Subban he had bad breath - "He made that up", the Penguins captain told reporters - and Subban indeed may be perpetuating a myth. "You've got to trust all those habits, all those things that you preach all year, come through when you need them most". Gaudreau scored what proved to be the game victor early in the secon...

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  • Dillon takes first Cup victory in delayed Charlotte race
Dillon takes first Cup victory in delayed Charlotte race

The Governor had this to say on his Facebook page afterward; "Today it was a honest honor to serve as the starter in the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway". Truex dominated the third stage , much like the stage that preceded it. Johnson pitted for fuel for the last time on Lap 330. Truex has led 756 of the past 1,200 laps in the 600,...

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  • Curtis Davies joins Derby County
Curtis Davies joins Derby County

Former England U21 global Curtis Davies has announced that he has left the KCOM Stadium to make a summer move to Derby County ahead of the 2017/18 season. The 32-year-old was unable to keep the Tigers in the Premier League last season, and his move to iPro Stadium may well give Rowett the missing piece of the jigsaw ahead of the new campaign.

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  • Arsene Wenger told to copy Jose Mourinho's Man Utd tactics
Arsene Wenger told to copy Jose Mourinho's Man Utd tactics

Television presenter and Arsenal fan Piers Morgan vented his frustration at the news of Wenger's new deal. The Gunners' season was a rollercoaster of success and disappointment after they were turfed out of the Champions League and failed to qualify for next year's competition after a fifth place finish in the league, but finished on a high...

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  • Djokovic in Winning Start to Title Defense, Life with Agassi
Djokovic in Winning Start to Title Defense, Life with Agassi

Paire forced two break points but the world No 4 saved both, one with a backhand overhead that landed just inside the baseline. Prior to the tournament, Rafael Nadal said he considers Paris his second home due to the past success at Roland Garros .

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  • Johnson takes Cup win in chaotic Dover race
Johnson takes Cup win in chaotic Dover race

Granted, he won the race under the rules, but several drivers, including Dale Earnhardt Jr ., questioned whether the overtime line should remain in place. Larson led 137 of 200 laps in the No. 42 Chevrolet and won for the third time in six races this season . As the field headed toward the backstretch, a crash involving 10 cars occurred.

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  • Ben & Gay: Can the Cavs Steal a Game Against the Warriors?
Ben & Gay: Can the Cavs Steal a Game Against the Warriors?

The Cavs can be great offensively. Cue sad trumpet sound: Wah, waaaaaaaahhh. James said at the Cavaliers shootaround this morning. This trend somewhat began a year ago, with the Warriors unlocking their "lineup of death" by moving Draymond Green to center and Harrison Barnes to power forward in order to be able to push the tempo, space th...

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  • The Case For The Warriors... And Cavs
The Case For The Warriors... And Cavs

The Warriors' not-so-secret weapon, their small-ball lineup, was devastating during the 2016 regular season. Irving has played great through the Cavs' walloping of the Eastern Conference, as has Kevin Love, who is having his best postseason campaign since joining Cleveland .

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  • Kohli hails Yuvraj the game-changer
Kohli hails Yuvraj the game-changer

Pakistan made a decent start to their innings, with Azhar smashing six boundaries in his 50-run knock. "The way he batted was the way only he can strike the ball", Kohli said. World No 8 Pakistan , on the other hand, were seen struggling throughout the innings. Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he had "no regrets" over his decision to fie...

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  • Eriksen Tempted by Barcelona Move
Eriksen Tempted by Barcelona Move

Eriksen played a huge role in helping Tottenham finish second in the Premier League behind Chelsea and is said to be one of many players being tracked by Barcelona . Eriksen has been one of the top players for Tottenham over the two seasons and remains one of the cornerstones of Mauricio Pochettino's plans moving forward.

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  • Novak Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem at French Open
Novak Djokovic loses to Dominic Thiem at French Open

World No. 1 Andy Murray and 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka will square off in the semifinals for the second straight year after the Scot eliminated Japan's Kei Nishikori 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1 and the Swiss eased past Croatia's Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1.

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  • Cavs have been here before, but this Warriors team different
Cavs have been here before, but this Warriors team different

No one else has more than two. Can they go 16-0? Could this team save us from alien invaders and potentially salvage the last dying gasps of American democracy? Here are more Game 2 observations. Sunday's Game 2 broadcast averaged a 32.4 rating in the Cleveland market and a 31.1 in the San Francisco-Oakland market. You can see where all of this...

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  • Kevin Durant's menacing defence leads the way for Warriors
Kevin Durant's menacing defence leads the way for Warriors

If LeBron and company can't keep the Warriors from sweeping through the playoffs, what chance does any other team in the future have? "Well, they play well at home", Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue told reporters after Game 2.

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  • Warriors double National Basketball Association lead
Warriors double National Basketball Association lead

They may have no choice. Golden State beat Cleveland in the 2015 finals but were 2-0 and then 3-1 up a year ago, only to let their lead slip as the Cavaliers won their first National Basketball Association title. In each of the first two games, the Warriors toyed with the Cavaliers in the first half, letting them gain some false confide...

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  • Cavaliers aim to turn around Finals like a year ago
Cavaliers aim to turn around Finals like a year ago

Durant now stands on the doorstep of a championship over the Cavaliers . It is an interesting place where the National Basketball Association sits today, a player such as Paul on the verge of being paid as much as $1 million every two games, and he still can't afford a chance to win.

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  • Morata scores late as Spain draws with Colombia in friendly
Morata scores late as Spain draws with Colombia in friendly

Silva made amends in the 21st minute when he squeezed the ball past Ospina from Pedro's pulled-back pass to put Spain ahead. The visitors then took the lead through former Chelsea and Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao , who headed in James Rodriguez's cross from a corner into the back of the net in the 54th minute.

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  • Kyle Walker talks about his Spurs future, rivalry with Kieran Trippier
Kyle Walker talks about his Spurs future, rivalry with Kieran Trippier

Kieran Trippier was preferred on each of those occasions, showings that forced his way into the England squad for the upcoming internationals - but Walker relishes the increased competition. The right-back has also revealed that the Spurs boss even got club captain Hugo Lloris in on the act, who could be his opponent in the friendly clash with...

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