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Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic, wins 2017 Italian Open
- May 29, 2017

The Serb, beaten 6-4 6-3 by Zverev in the Rome sunshine on Sunday (NZT Monday), said he would join up with eight-times grand slam champion Agassi as he prepares to defend his Roland Garros crown. Agassi, however, did say it would be "fun and interesting" to work with players like American John Isner , Frenchman Gael Monfils or Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios because "there's a gap between what Isner, Monfils and Kyrgios do and what I think they could do". (more...)
LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals
- May 29, 2017

With other guys, you have a feel for what they like to do. Much more of that sort of that will likely follow over the next week, filling time before Golden State plays host to Game 1. Love complimented Green's competitiveness and aimed a verbal volley at Northern California. When you're watching Michael Jordan , it's almost like a god. (more...)
Honda validates engine trouble by winning Indianapolis 500 Honda validates engine trouble by winning Indianapolis 500
- May 29, 2017

It took just a lap for Sato , having learned his lesson about what constitutes a reasonable opportunity to pass for the lead late back in 2012, to make his move, and he quickly moved past Castroneves . Sato , a 40-year-old former Formula 1 driver with just one previous victory in IndyCar racing, is the first Indianapolis 500 victor from Japan. It was an ironic end to the race, given the fact he made a decision to miss the Monaco Grand Prix due to Honda's uncompetitive and unreliable F1 ... (more...)
Cavs and Warriors go at it again for title Cavs and Warriors go at it again for title
- May 29, 2017

It was Green who was suspended for Game 5 of last year's Finals for a swipe at James' groin - and Golden State wound up squandering a 3-1 series lead and chance at a repeat title. Smith and Kyle Korver all helped spread out Boston's defenders by connecting on several wide-open scoring opportunities. Yes, they exceeded most people's expectations. (more...)
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
- May 29, 2017

It was supposed to be an easy 4-game sweep. When Irving joined the Cavs in 2011, the team was miserable. Irving scored 36 points after that, including 21 during a game-turning third quarter in which Cleveland outscored Boston 40-23. Boston's Avery Bradley tried to fight back with 14 points in the second quarter. "( Game 4 ) was a special night for him. "But I definitely wasn't trying to hear that at that point in time ". (more...)
SSC result may get declared in a week SSC result may get declared in a week
- May 01, 2017

As per the latest update it is expected that the results would be announced on bse.ap.gov.in or manabadi.com on May 6, 2017 by 12 PM. Candidates can check all the important details here. By keeping track of BSEAP pass record we can assume that annually the resulting rate is increasing fruitfully. Search for the 10th Class Results 2017 Link on the homepage. (more...)
Who was sacked today — ESPN layoffs Who was sacked today — ESPN layoffs
- May 01, 2017

It's a dark day at ESPN. "ESPN used to be in close to 100 million houses, and now it's in less than 87 million homes, according to Nielsen", Ourand says. After 14 wonderful years my time at espn is over. College basketball reporter Dana O'Neil tweeted: "Add me to the list". For others, ESPN offered to buy them out of their contracts. (more...)
I still have a lot more to offer: Chris Gayle
- April 30, 2017

Look for the Chris Gayle foundation... Kohli also reminded everyone of the staggering stats Gayle had managed to make his own - 10,000 runs at an average of 40: "It was our 10th 100-run partnership in T20s and it is a record". We've got players who can win the game on their own - the likes of McCullum, Finch and Smith. Hailing the young spin duo of Pawan Negi and Chahal, the 28-year-old said: "Negi was outstanding, very courageous, not getting scared". (more...)
No, Dalton Pompey still isn't healthy — Blue Jays No, Dalton Pompey still isn't healthy — Blue Jays
- April 30, 2017

Donaldson also won the award for the 2015 season. Home plate umpire Dale Scott was removed from the field on a stretcher during the top of the eighth inning in Friday's game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles . After giving up a double to J.J. Hardy to lead off the fifth, Happ was pulled from the game after pitching once to Adam Jones . Biagini allowed a single to right by Jones, who was caught in a run down between first and second. (more...)
DeMarcus Ware signs contract to retire as a Dallas Cowboy DeMarcus Ware signs contract to retire as a Dallas Cowboy
- April 28, 2017

Virginia Tech QB Jerod Evans made headlines when he surprisingly chose to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft instead of returning to school for his senior season. Jerry Jones called Ware the "perfect player". Now he's hesitant to declare that the Cowboys would skip an offensive player at the top of their board when they are on the clock. (more...)
Blue Jays Place Josh Donaldson On DL Blue Jays Place Josh Donaldson On DL
- April 24, 2017

Happ (0-2, 5.40 ERA) has allowed two home runs in each of his first two starts, including a 3-1 loss at Baltimore on April 5. "He's got (good control)", Shapiro said. He doubled, moved to third on a groundout and scored on a wild pitch. Justin Smoak hit a ball into the gap which glanced off Jones's glove for a triple as Jones ran full stride into a portion of the wall that has a scoreboard on it. (more...)
Cleveland Browns have zeroed in on choice with No. 1 draft pick
- April 23, 2017

For the second straight season, the Cleveland Browns will kickoff day 2 of the NFL Draft when they announce the 33rd overall selection but who could the Browns be targeting with this pick? Here is an in-depth look at the team's needs, offseason changes, potential best fit and the selections by NFLDraftScout.com's experts. (more...)
Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi Kings fire Cup-winning coach Darryl Sutter, GM Dean Lombardi
- April 23, 2017

Rob Blake has been promoted to vice president and GM while Luc Robitaille was named the team's president. Both were promoted in the seismic front-office shakeup immediately following Los Angeles' failure to make the playoffs for the second time in three seasons. (more...)
UNC Basketball: Justin Jackson Declares For Draft, Signs Agent
- April 23, 2017

On the Tar Heels' way to the championship, Jackson led the team with 19.5 points per tournament game, and finishes his career with 239 points in the NCAA Tournament . The Tar Heels were up consistently throughout the game, and a last minute surge from the Ducks brought OR within one before North Carolina secured an offensive rebound and ran out the clock to win 77-76. (more...)
Buster Posey 'Doing Good' After Fastball To Helmet Buster Posey 'Doing Good' After Fastball To Helmet
- April 17, 2017

He was placed on the disabled list because he experienced concussion symptoms. Posey dropped into a sitting position after being hit in the bottom of the first, and stayed down while trainer Dave Groeschner sprinted to him, but left the field on his own power. (more...)
Mark Cuban: Adam Silver said Tony Romo contract wouldn't be honored Mark Cuban: Adam Silver said Tony Romo contract wouldn't be honored
- April 17, 2017

Former Maverick Caron Butler , who shared a spot on the All-Racine County (Wisconsin) boys' basketball team in 1998, told ESPN he believes Romo could have been an NBA player. That goes for football and even all other sports. Romo isn't expected to play, but the evening at American Airlines Center will include a celebration of his Cowboys' career . (more...)
Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's rivalry in numbers Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal's rivalry in numbers
- April 17, 2017

This means that Federer has now won the last four encounters against Rafa, a career hot streak for the Swiss. Although Major League Baseball's 2017 regular season is now officially underway, the world of tennis may have stolen some of the spotlight on Sunday afternoon as the heralded Roger Federer has captured yet another title. (more...)
Real Madrid star tells club to sign Dele Alli Real Madrid star tells club to sign Dele Alli
- April 17, 2017

His style of play is quite unique and his ability to find and create space gives him great grounding to go on to be a Premier League great. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy refused to sell Bale and Luka Modric to a Premier League rival and, if Alli does leave the club in the future, it is more likely he would move overseas than to another English club. (more...)
British F4 driver Billy Monger in horrific crash at Donington Park British F4 driver Billy Monger in horrific crash at Donington Park
- April 17, 2017

On-ground medical teams and an air ambulance quickly arrived at the scene of the accident but the crash was so severe that they were unable to remove Monger safely from the vehicle for some time. "Patrik, who is fully conscious and able to communicate with team personnel, will now be transferred by ambulance to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham for further checks and observation overnight". (more...)
Son Heung-Min shines twice as Tottenham chase Chelsea Son Heung-Min shines twice as Tottenham chase Chelsea
- April 16, 2017

But there's goals everywhere in our team and it's great to have. Before playing for Spurs, the 24-year-old Son made his bones in the German Bundesliga, with a three-year stint at Hamburger SV and three seasons with Bayer Leverkusen. "They're an exciting team to watch". Spurs have now won their last 14 matches at White Hart Lane across all competitions, whereas Watford have won just one of their last 12 away games. (more...)

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