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Sports Sharapova overwhelms Pliskova at French Open
Author: 0 Sharapova overwhelms Pliskova at French Open

Williams lost her No.1 ranking due to her inactivity and is unseeded for the tournament. Serena Williams insists the black bodysuit she wore at the French Open much more than a fashion statement. The Russian star is playing in Paris for the first time since a quarter-final run in 2015. The 29-year-old's game is based on big serving and her big forehand.

Sports Tristan Thompson of Cleveland Cavaliers fined $25,000, flagrant reduced
Author: 0 Tristan Thompson of Cleveland Cavaliers fined $25,000, flagrant reduced

Kevin Love entered the court whilst the scuffle took place, despite being on the bench at the time, and under league rules he too could face a ban. Livingston defended his decision to shoot at that juncture of the game. But we're concerned with how our game plan is going to be executed and what we have to do to limit them on the offensive glass.

Sports Man City hoping to finalise Mahrez and Jorginho transfers
Author: 0 Man City hoping to finalise Mahrez and Jorginho transfers

The BBC reported City would pay about £60 million for Mahrez and £42m for Jorginho , with both deals possibly completed as soon as the end of next week. I don't think they have rejected offers. "If Napoli reach an agreement with City, we will evaluate everything". "Obviously Manchester City would be very welcome, and couldn't be turned down".

Sports Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Sold Out in the UK
Author: 0 Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Sold Out in the UK

Ahead of Saturday's worldwide friendly match against the Three Lions of England , fans have gone out in their hundreds on the streets of London, queuing up for Nigeria's new Nike kits. German sports apparel manufacturer adidas , meanwhile, have 12 teams at the World Cup, winning this year's kit competition, as Reuters reported.

Sports Warriors won’t have Iguodala to help defend against LeBron
Author: 0 Warriors won’t have Iguodala to help defend against LeBron

The Golden State Warriors somehow withstood LeBron James' latest brilliance on the NBA Finals stage. Injured Warriors forward Andre Iguodala , meanwhile, continues to search for ways to return from a leg injury, having missed the final four games of the Western Conference finals.

Sports Iguodala listed as questionable for Game 7
Author: 0 Iguodala listed as questionable for Game 7

Like so many performances this season, the Warriors started the game with lazy defense and disjointed, sloppy, energy-free offense against a team playing with heart, hunger, and fire. "We obviously know what LeBron's capable of", Curry said shortly after the Warriors' Game 7 win at Houston ended. "It's a new team over there, so the other guys, we've got to lock in on their tendencies.

Sports IPL betting case: Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by Thane Police
Author: 0 IPL betting case: Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by Thane Police

Arbaaz has been asked to record his statement by the ant-extortion cell of Thane crime branch. The summons were issued to Arbaaz after prominent bookie Sonu Jalan alias Sonu Batla - who reportedly has links with various mafia dons, including absconding Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar - was arrested sometime ago and interrogated by the AEC sleuths in connection with the IPL scam , he added.

Sports LeBron James did not like reporters' question, leaves presser with a message
Author: 0 LeBron James did not like reporters' question, leaves presser with a message

As Smith dribbled, LeBron James tried his best to bring his teammate back to reality, begging him to make a move to the basket or pass the ball or do anything that resembled offensive basketball. Smith, that could have halted the game while he was wandering around burning precious seconds. He played arguably the game of his life and still came up short against a team that's already beaten him twice in the NBA Finals .

Sports Real Madrid Have Already Contacted Mauricio Pochettino
Author: 0 Real Madrid Have Already Contacted Mauricio Pochettino

MARCA report that early talks have taken place between the former Argentina defender and Madrid , and while Spurs hastened to make clear that Pochettino has no buyout clause in his newly signed contract, few clubs have deeper pockets than Real Madrid .

Author: 0 LeBron James scores 51 points but Warriors beat Cavs in game one

Golden State overcame another incredible effort from Cleveland superstar LeBron James as the Warriors turned back the Cleveland Cavaliers , 124-114, in overtime in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, May 31 (Friday, June 1 in Manila) at the Oracle Arena in Oakland .

Sports Morgan to lead England against Australia and Scotland
Author: 0 Morgan to lead England against Australia and Scotland

Initially, Morgan was scheduled to lead the World XI side. England ODI squad (for Scotland game): Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Sam Billings, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Sports Conte: Chelsea ‘drops’ interest in Sarri, eyes new manager
Author: 0 Conte: Chelsea ‘drops’ interest in Sarri, eyes new manager

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he would be delighted to test himself against Maurizio Sarri in the Premier League next season, with the former Napoli coach tipped to take over at Chelsea . "Of course if you're in bad form then you're in bad form and if you're not playing well towards the end of the season then that jeopardises being in the squad".

Sports 17-Year-Old PSG Star 'Should' Become Emery's First Arsenal Signing
Author: 0 17-Year-Old PSG Star 'Should' Become Emery's First Arsenal Signing

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery is reportedly on the verge of making a Paris Saint-Germain starlet his first signing for the Gunners . Ramsey has been in Arsenal's books since 2008 and is set to complete a decade at the club, while he is also now the longest serving player at the club.

Sports ESNY 2018 NBA Finals Preview, Predictions: LeBron James & the mighty Dubs
Author: 0 ESNY 2018 NBA Finals Preview, Predictions: LeBron James & the mighty Dubs

James became the first player in NBA Finals history to score 50 points and tally at least eight rebounds and eight assists. For the Warriors , Stephen Curry led the way with 29 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant had 26 points and nine rebounds, Klay Thompson scored 24, and Draymond Green had a near triple-double: 13 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists.

Sports Celtics shackle James, rout Cavaliers in Game 1
Author: 0 Celtics shackle James, rout Cavaliers in Game 1

Talented 20-something players Tatum, Rozier and Brown have filled the void left by injured stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward , combining with Horford - who has been eliminated by James four times in the playoffs - to become a formidable force that out-hustled the more experienced Cavaliers and dominated defensively.

Sports Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1
Author: 0 Warriors withstand James' 51 points to win NBA Finals Game 1

James also equalled Michael Jordan's all-time record for 30-point games in the play-offs with 109 in his career. How could George Hill miss a free throw with 4.5 seconds left? I'm sure if you asked the fans of the Warriors and the Cavs around the world, whether it's in the Bay Area or in Cleveland, I'm sure they're happy with their team performance.

Sports 'Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit' Makes Serena Williams Feel Like a 'Superhero'
Author: 0 'Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit' Makes Serena Williams Feel Like a 'Superhero'

In 2016, Nadal withdrew with an injured left wrist after a pair of easy victories, then claimed every set he played previous year en route to the trophy. In contrast, the service game of both players dipped markedly in the second set, with points won on the first serve falling by an average of 27%. Next for Williams is a third-round match against 11th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany.

Sports 76ers extend head coach Brown
Author: 0 76ers extend head coach Brown

Brown has been with the team for years through the re-build and enjoyed their most successful season in almost one decade as the team reached the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs. At 9:08 p.m., The Ringer published an investigation into Sixers general manager Bryan Colangelo's use of secret Twitter accounts to criticize players, among plenty of other things.

Sports Peru ace Guerrero cleared to play Russian Federation 2018
Author: 0 Peru ace Guerrero cleared to play Russian Federation 2018

He appealed the decision, having previously received the support of Hugo Lloris, Simon Kjaer and Mile Jedinak, the captains of Peru's World Cup rivals. In a statement, FIFPro said they were "delighted" by the outcome but expressed regret that the Flamengo striker must face proceedings after the finals.

Sports Joel Embiid rips Bryan Colangelo, says Sam Hinkie is better, smarter
Author: 0 Joel Embiid rips Bryan Colangelo, says Sam Hinkie is better, smarter

This storyline is disturbing to me on many levels, as I am not familiar with any of the other accounts that have been brought to my attention, nor do I know who is behind them or what their motives may be in using them. 1 pick Markelle Fultz , head coach Brett Brown , other National Basketball Association executives, and even appeared to reveal private medical information of Jahlil Okafor .

Sports Celtics' Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)
Author: 0 Celtics' Ainge: Prepared to stand pat this summer (maybe)

The reason is tha ESPN's Jackie MacMullan noted Smart has been told by the organization t it's a figure Celtics might not be able to facilitate. Irving underwent an earlier knee surgery in March to have a tension wire removed from the kneecap.

Sports Zidane steps down as Real Madrid Coach
Author: 0 Zidane steps down as Real Madrid Coach

I love this club, I love the president, he's given me the chance to come as a player and a manager. "But the team needs another methodology and that is why I have made this decision". Zidane said there wasn't a specific reason that led him to his decision. Zidane claimed the first of his hat-trick of European triumphs two years ago when Real defeated local rivals Atletico Madrid on penalties in the final.

Sports Serena Williams wins Slam return in Paris
Author: 0 Serena Williams wins Slam return in Paris

Anyone who's paying attention would echo that sentiment. Nee Nee in a letter sent shortly after Williams' engagement went public in December. Proving there is nothing she can not do, Serena Williams made her triumphant return to Grand Slam tennis this week at the 2018 French Open *and* launched her very own clothing and accessories line, aptly named Serena.

Sports Warriors host the Cavs in Game 1 at Oracle Arena tonight
Author: 0 Warriors host the Cavs in Game 1 at Oracle Arena tonight

The Warriors got the nod from 24 of 24 ESPN experts; 15 envision a five-game series and one sees a sweep. Hood did drop 26 against Golden State on December 27 as a member of the Utah Jazz , for what it's worth. Likewise, Kyrie Irving might be correct in asserting that Cleveland would've beat the Warriors in 2015 if not for injuries to himself and Kevin Love .

Sports India Tests under fixing scanner, BCCI says working with ICC
Author: 0 India Tests under fixing scanner, BCCI says working with ICC

Alex Marshall from the ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit, said in a statement: "The ICC has now had the opportunity to view the documentary into corruption in cricket and as we have previously stated, we are taking the contents of the programme and the allegations it has made extremely seriously".

Sports Chelsea shelve Stamford Bridge project over ‘unfavourable investment climate’
Author: 0 Chelsea shelve Stamford Bridge project over ‘unfavourable investment climate’

Their project had already been granted permission by the Hammersmith and Fulham local authority and compensation arrangements had been agreed with homeowners set to be affected by construction. Although the " unfavorable investment climate " could be a reference to Brexit, it is thought more likely that it is due to Theresa May's government's stance on Russian investors in the wake of the Skripal case.

Sports Kevin Love of Cleveland Cavaliers progressing, but still in NBA's concussion protocol
Author: 0 Kevin Love of Cleveland Cavaliers progressing, but still in NBA's concussion protocol

The series also comes with it the possibility of this being James' final one with the Cavaliers as the Lakers, 76ers and Rockets are circling as potential free-agent suitors. If Cleveland can control the offensive glass - something Tristan Thompson has shown he can easily do against the smaller Warriors players - and the veteran-laden Cavaliers can bully Golden State on the other end of the court with physical play, they could force the Warriors out of their team-first philosophy.

Sports Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach after 3rd Champions League
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach after 3rd Champions League

Zidane, 45, had been under pressure to win the European crown after finishing way off the pace behind La Liga winners Barcelona. Los Blancos were runners up on the SPanish League table in his first year, but stepped up in his second season by winning the La Liga and the Champions League title.

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