Author: 0 French Open 2017: Novak Djokovic overcomes Joao Sousa in straight sets

Djokovic is trying to become the first man in the Open Era to capture each of the four Grand Slams twice. Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the third round of the French Open by beating Francoise Abanda of Canada 6-0, 6-0. Reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza began her Roland Garros defence with a straight-sets triumph over 2010 victor Francesca Schiavone. After a scare in Round 2 against Anett Kontaveit , women's champion Garbine Muguruza will also take to the clay again.

Author: 0 Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

Revenue was down. Even the new Citi Field, opened in 2009 to replace the decaying Shea Stadium, failed to spur much excitement. The Mets shared the story of Mr. "You can't get mad at him". I was one of two students to transform into Sparty during the 1993-94 season when I was also an aspiring journalist - out of costume, of course.

Sport Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of Cup Final
Author: 0 Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of Cup Final

The Penguins scored three goals in 3:18 and became the 46th team since 1939 to lead the Final 2-0. He has allowed eight goals on just 36 shots (.778 save percentage) after entering the Stanley Cup Final with a sparkling.941 mark that led all playoff netminders.

Author: 0 Finale Champions League: Bale come Di Livio?

Prosegue il conto alla rovescia per la finale di Champions League in programma sabato a Cardiff . Ma se questi, assieme ad altre decine e decine di tipologie, sono mercati che siamo abituati a vedere anche per altre partite, i nostri quotisti, per la finale di Champions, ne hanno inventate di tutti i colori .

Author: 0 Strauss sees IPL as risk worth taking for England stars

Top-ranked South Africa lost their three-match series to England 2-1 but former ICC Under-19 World Cup star Rabada's haul of four for 39 in the final match at Lord's on Monday helped him finish the series with seven wickets and become the youngest number-one bowler since Pakistan's Saqlain Mushtaq in 1998.

Sport Italia ai Quarti di Finale del Mondiale U20: battuta la Francia!
Author: 0 Italia ai Quarti di Finale del Mondiale U20: battuta la Francia!

All. I ragazzi di Evani vincono meritatamente contro la Francia , tenendo il campo con rigore tattico e forza agonistica. Ora c'è lo Zambia . Vantaggio azzurro al 29′, con Orsolini che è bravissimo a liberarsi dalla marcatura ed infilare al volo la porta francese.

Sport Longtime Pistons GM Jack McCloskey, architect of Bad Boys, dies at 91
Author: 0 Longtime Pistons GM Jack McCloskey, architect of Bad Boys, dies at 91

Some days he's very happy and talks to everybody. McCloskey ran the Pistons' front office from 1979-1992, leading the "Bad Boy" teams to titles in 1989 and 1990. They helped form the nucleus of the championship teams. He was honored by the club on March 29, 2008 with a retirement ceremony where his name was lifted to the rafters among the franchise's greats.

Sport Indianapolis 500 Pole Winner Gets Robbed Trying to Buy Tacos
Author: 0 Indianapolis 500 Pole Winner Gets Robbed Trying to Buy Tacos

Police later confirmed that two boys, aged 15 and 14, had been arrested for their role in the incident. Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while at a Taco Bell drive-thru. But for Alonso , who's crew had only two hours to install a new engine and put the auto back together before making the technical line deadline, it was an incredible afternoon.

Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic storm into French Open third round

As often in Paris , Djokovic spoke in French during his on-court interview, and joked. There is no clear idea yet of how long the relationship will last. We have seen some surprises here in Paris which no one expected. Becker would part ways with Djokovic in December, and the rest of the team, including Vajda, moved on a few weeks ago.

Sport French Open roundup from day one's action
Author: 0 French Open roundup from day one's action

Petra Kvitova said she is eagerly looking ahead to returning to Wimbledon after her "fairytale" French Open comeback ended in the second round. The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. Halep, despite that ankle injury, will be confident of a good show in the French Open . "This year the expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments...

Author: 0 Lions on song ahead of 'cracking' All Blacks Tests

The first part of the Lions tour kicks into gear on Saturday in Whangerai, when the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians provide the opposition for what will be the visitors' most straightforward contest. The Lions should win, but $8.50 for them to win by 12 & under can't be sniffed at. The three-match series against the world champions is the focal point of the tour and victory in those encounters is what the Lions covet most, even if that means losing to New Zealand's five Super ...

Author: 0 Brook facing surgery after second eye socket fracture

Brook landed his best punches of the fight in the eighth round as he began to find the openings he had been waiting for. "Who else are they going to fight", stated Special K's head trainer to Dontae's Boxing Nation. I'm gutted to lose my belt here'. Referee Steve Gray had no option as Chudinov had no response to the barrage. I've got to say I think that will be the end of his career.

Sport Aussies out to make their mark in England
Author: 0 Aussies out to make their mark in England

England suffered an early loss as Mustafizur Rahman took an exceptional catch of Jason Roy on the bowl of Mashrafe Mortaza . Yet England's credentials are undeniably strong and, despite their stated aim being the World Cup here in 2019, the near-miss in the final of the World T20 in India past year and in this tournament last time in 2013, when they lost to India at Edgbaston, suggests their time is close.

Author: 0 D-backs vs. Brewers Predictions: Will Arizona with sixth straight? 5/27/17

The Arizona Diamondbacks benefited from a disputed call at the plate that saved a run, then watched the bullpen blow a late, one-run lead. The Brewers picked up five runs in the ninth on an RBI double by Jesus Aguilar , a run-scoring groundout by Ryan Braun , a two-run homer by Travis Shaw, and an RBI opposite-field double from Keon Broxton .

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger agrees to new deal with Arsenal

A formal announcement from Arsenal confirming that Wenger has made a decision to stay is expected today, the BBC reported. Wenger, 67, had come in for criticism after a run of seven defeats in 12 games saw the Gunners drop out of the Premier League title race and suffer humiliation in the Champions League as they were thrashed 10-2 on aggregate by Bayern Munich .

Author: 0 Mugello: la MotoGP ricorda Nicky Hayden

Dipeso si da una Honda ancora non perfetta, critica da condurre in circuiti con determinate caratteristiche, ma anche da qualche errore di troppo dello stesso centauro spagnolo, caduto già in due circostanze e protagonista, nel round di apertura in Qatar, di una scelta di pneumatico anteriore decisamente errata, che a conti fatti gli è costata la possibilità di lottare per un piazzamento nella zona podio, perdendo terreno negli ultimi passaggi.

Sport Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title
Author: 0 Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title

Lyon now have back-to-back trebles having collected the French league and cup domestically. Two hours of goalless action failed to separate the sides at the Cardiff City Stadium, leading to spot-kicks to decide which French side would be crowned the top club in European women's football.

Author: 0 Ndidi, Musa helpless as Tottenham hammer Leicester 6-1

For a third consecutive season Kane has bagged more than 20 goals to prove he was no flash in the pan following his real breakthrough during the 2014/15 season. The triumvirate of Kane, Alli and Son have scored 74 goals in 132 appearances, with the latter two both on 21 in all competitions. I am not resting on my laurels but I hope to get four more .

Sport Christine Michael signs with Colts
Author: 0 Christine Michael signs with Colts

The Colts also have running backs Robert Turbin and Josh Ferguson returning this season, and selected South Florida's playmaking running back Marlon Mack at the end of the fourth-round of the 2017 draft. He was claimed off waivers after the Seahawks released him. In two playoff games, he had 70 yards on 21 carries. The Cowboys cut him midway through the season and, after spending time on the Redskins practice squad, he was signed by the Seahawks in December.

Sport Real Madrid legends: Spanish heavyweights favourites for Champions League final
Author: 0 Real Madrid legends: Spanish heavyweights favourites for Champions League final

As a short and skinny nine-year-old, Gareth Bale used to play football just a 25-minute vehicle ride from this year's Champions League final venue in Cardiff . Cristiano Ronaldo could play his fifth European Cup/Champions League final. "Getting to the Champions League final gives me great joy, and I'm lucky to be able to sit on the bench in Cardiff on Saturday".

Sport Jets Sign DB Shamarko Thomas
Author: 0 Jets Sign DB Shamarko Thomas

The moves Thursday came several hours after the Jets traded safety Calvin Pryor to Cleveland for linebacker Demario Davis . Thomas is only 26, although undersized at 5-foot-9, 205 pounds. Thomas played in only eight games in 2016 as a result of a concussion that ultimately landed him on the injured reserve list and ended his season. Jones went through a tryout with the Jets during rookie minicamp, with the team deciding to sign the Shorter University product shortly thereafter.

Author: 0 Indians' Kluber to start against Athletics on Thursday

Carrasco (5-2) took a shutout into the seventh in winning his third straight decision and the Indians defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Monday. Pinder's first home run was a solo shot to left off Cleveland starter Mike Clevenger one out into the third inning. Perez said the performance reminded him of Game 1 of the World Series, when Kluber blanked the Cubs for six innings.

Sport Coppa Italia, trionfa la Juventus: Dani Alves e Bonucci stendono la Lazio
Author: 0 Coppa Italia, trionfa la Juventus: Dani Alves e Bonucci stendono la Lazio

La Lazio ha la possibilità di coronare una stagione bellissima, con il quarto posto quasi certo ed una eventuale vittoria sulla prima della classe. La Juventus - che potrebbe diventare la prima squadra italiana a vincerne tre di fila - è favorita e potrebbe portarsi a casa il primo dei tre trofei in cui è ancora in ballo per completare il " triplete ".

Author: 0 Manchester City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day

Jurgen Klopp credit his Liverpool players with mastering the hard challenge of finishing above Arsenal and Manchester United this season. "You can not question my love or my loyalty to this club because I've said no to every club in the world to stay here with very restricted finances for years".

Sport Czech F Tomas Hyka is 3rd player signed by Golden Knights
Author: 0 Czech F Tomas Hyka is 3rd player signed by Golden Knights

Although Vegas GM George McPhee and McNamara have crossed paths only once or twice, having played against one another in college, the QC president knows what he is all about. All of those players who were put on waivers on Friday will either clear or be claimed at noon today. Buckle up, because it's going to be a wild ride for a week or so leading up to the expansion draft roster freeze.

Author: 0 Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally

Conte added that the second-half sending-off of wing-back Victor Moses , after he received a second yellow card from Taylor for diving, was another turning point in the match. The goal rocked Chelsea and Arsenal scented their chance with Ozil having a shot back-heeled off the line by Gary Cahill before Danny Welbeck's header thumped against the post and Ramsey bundled the ball back against the same upright.

Author: 0 Does Wayne Rooney have a point about Tottenham Hotspur?

The FC panel were all positive after watching Manchester United thoroughly dominate an electric, albeit young Ajax side. Manchester United will be hoping to use the lure of Champions League football to attract some of world football's top players to Old Trafford this summer.

Author: 0 Juve, ultimo allenamento in Italia. Si ferma Sturaro, tutti convocati per Cardiff

Durante l'ultimo allenamento a Vinovo prima della partenza per Cardiff Sturaro è stato bloccato da un problema muscolare. Il centrocampista bianconero, come riporta il sito ufficiale del club, ha accusato "un risentimento muscolare ai flessori della coscia sinistra" che rischia di tenerlo fuori dalla gara di sabato sera.

Sport Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury
Author: 0 Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

Following up on Filip Forsberg's rebound, Aberg got off a shot before diving over a fallen Anaheim defender. It was his first goal since Game 1 of the second round. So we're confident in our group.”. His symptoms developed shortly after the end of Game Four in Nashville , and as they progressed, he was diagnosed, transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and had surgery performed by head team physician Dr.

Sport Alan Jackson to Perform Street Concert Before Predators Game
Author: 0 Alan Jackson to Perform Street Concert Before Predators Game

Rinne, 34, has now beaten the Penguins just once in 10 career tries - including the postseason. It was enough for Nashville coach Peter Laviolette to send in backup goalie Juuse Saros in to replace Rinne. Laviolette: "Pekka has been excellent for us all year long, like I said". There's things that we could have done. Guentzel broke an eight-game goalless drought with a goal in Game 1 and now has three in his past two games.

Author: 0 MotoGP 2017, Valentino Rossi: "Mi preoccupa la tenuta in gara"

In sostituzione di Valentino Rossi , che ha preferito riposare dopo l'infortunio in moto , alla conferenza stampa era presente Andrea Iannone . Di tutto per non mancare all'appuntamento con una delle sue piste preferite, ma il via libera dei medici al Mugello sarà decisivo per poter vedere Valentino Rossi in pista.

Author: 0 Valentino Rossi ci sarà al Mugello: via libera dei medici

A parte il pilota, Nicky era una persona fantastica, un bravissimo ragazzo, di sani principi, con la sua famiglia sempre al primo posto. E poi un grande pilota, un grande talento . Se sarà tutto ok, guiderò la mia M1 venerdì per capire effettivamente quali sono le mie condizioni. "Quindi diciamo che non è una delle mie piste favorevoli".

Sport What to watch in NBA Finals between Cavaliers, Warriors
Author: 0 What to watch in NBA Finals between Cavaliers, Warriors

The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 126-91. With each team winning once, this year's battle will be the rubber match of the NBA Finals trilogy. For most sports fans, there is one event that, above all others, arrived with anticipation and excitement and a hint of nausea. Point spread: The Warriors opened as 6.5-point favorites; the total is at 225.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.