• Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open
Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

That point won him what, at the time , seemed a match-sealing break of serve in the third set. In his first match since parting ways with the entirety of his coaching staff, it was a similar story for Djokovic up against Almagro. Nadal was also taken to three sets before seeing off Fabio Fognini 7-6 (7/3), 3-6, 6-4. No. 5 seed Milos Raonic ...

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  • Conte not thinking about a future away from Chelsea
Conte not thinking about a future away from Chelsea

Chelsea will seal the league title with a win over West Bromwich Albion on Friday. And constantly he was talking to me in training to make sure I was improving in it, talking me through it. Despite that, the Italian is expected to pen a new deal with Chelsea once the current season ends. Conte has described Moses as the "great surprise" of Che...

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  • Celta Vigo boss is convinced his men can shock Manchester United
Celta Vigo boss is convinced his men can shock Manchester United

If United fail to win the Europa League and finish outside the Premier League's top four they will not play in Europe's most prestigious club competition. United's task looked straightforward enough when they took the lead via Marouane Fellaini's 17th-minute header to make it 2-0 on aggregate. Mourinho hailed his players for the attitude they s...

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  • Penguins advance to Eastern Conference final with 2-0 win over Capitals
Penguins advance to Eastern Conference final with 2-0 win over Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading to the Eastern Conference Final, while the Washington Capitals are heading home disappointed one more time. The Capitals will be looking to chase away the ghosts of previous playoff failures against the Penguins, who have won eight of the previous nine postseason meetings between the teams.

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  • Celta to draw inspiration from Bielsa to beat Man Utd
Celta to draw inspiration from Bielsa to beat Man Utd

Yet with both Champions League finalists, Juventus and in all probability Real Madrid, sure to qualify through their domestic leagues, that will not apply. "They played the game really well, responded well to the atmosphere and I've told them they will get another chance". "That's what I've done and when called upon I'll try my best to help the tea...

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  • Real Madrid skipper Ramos slams Atletico's comeback campaign
Real Madrid skipper Ramos slams Atletico's comeback campaign

Alaves meanwhile published a statement on the club website stating they knew nothing about Hernandez's Real Madrid medical and did not know where the player was. No side has ever recovered from a two-goal deficit in the semi-finals, while it is sure to be an emotionally-charged atmosphere in what will be the last European tie at Atletico's intimida...

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  • West Brom boss Tony Pulis hoping to delay Chelsea title celebrations
West Brom boss Tony Pulis hoping to delay Chelsea title celebrations

For sure now I'm a bit relaxed. "It is normal to have a lot of speculation, on me the players the coaches, we can't lose the focus, now it is very important". Defeat confirmed Middlesbrough's relegation back to the Championship , and caretaker manager Steve Agnew stressed the need to reflect and rebuild.

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  • Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal struggle in Madrid Open
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal struggle in Madrid Open

He threw his racket on the ground three times in a row after losing a decisive point in the tiebreaker. "However, I have been able to train for a couple of hours today and I am better than yesterday and the doctor has told me it is nothing serious", said Nadal, who admitted he had "never had anything like this before".

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  • Gonzalo Higuain
Gonzalo Higuain "very happy" with Juventus brace

This goal clearly meant a lot as he bounded over the advertising boards to emphatically milk the applause from the traveling fans. Alves was the provider again, this time with a nice cross to the far post. After taking a step closer to the Champions League final on Wednesday, Juventus can secure an unprecedented sixth straight Serie A tit...

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  • UFC 211 Embedded Ep. 1: Stipe Miocic Has a
UFC 211 Embedded Ep. 1: Stipe Miocic Has a "Glorious Day" Shopping

While Jedrzejczyk has experienced a few minor hiccups in her fights, she's been fairly dominant during her reign as champion while taking out every contender the division has thrown at her including two wins over highly touted grappler Claudia Gadelha.

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  • Leonard won't play in Game 6 for Spurs
Leonard won't play in Game 6 for Spurs

Simmons will be playing in front of his hometown fans in Houston and is coming off a solid job of defending Rockets top scorer James Harden in Leonard's absence in the previous game. San Antonio compiled a 60-37 rebounding advantage and limited Houston to 28.6 percent shooting. Harden finished with 10 points on 2-of-11 shooting with seven a...

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  • IPL2017: Kings XI Punjab defeats Mumbai Indians by 7 runs
IPL2017: Kings XI Punjab defeats Mumbai Indians by 7 runs

Had the home side chased the total town, it would have been the highest in the Indian Premier League's history. The West Indian remained unbeaten on 50 off 24 balls with the help of a four and five sixes. At times the Kings XI were there own worst enemies with Ishant Sharma falling in his follow through three times before missing a run out oppo...

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  • Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; makeup game on June 8
Orioles-Nationals postponed by rain; makeup game on June 8

Bryce Harper doubled, and with one out, an intentional walk and a single loaded the bases. After spending eight years in Baltimore, he hit the winning single on Wednesday night for Washington. Marquez had a no-hitter going until Kris Bryant's double leading off the seventh inning. Greg Holland threw a ideal ninth for his 14th save in as many chan...

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  • Man United: Rooney wants United stay
Man United: Rooney wants United stay

However, speaking to the press of United's second-leg Europa League clash against Celta Vigo on Thursday, the midfielder insisted that he wants to remain with the club he has spent the last 13 years playing for. "When called upon I'll try my best to help the team". As per reports in The Guardian, Rooney, who lost his first-choice status this seas...

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  • Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards
Concussion spotter couldn't pull Crosby for hitting boards

The Penguins and Capitals will meet in Game 7 Wednesday night. The Rangers won quickly in overtime, and Henrik Lundqvist lifted them to two more wins. "Not one you want to take too often". "That's one of the strongest messages a captain can make to his teammates". Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed 31 goals on 394 shots faced.

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  • Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Granit Xhaka
Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Granit Xhaka

Ramsey would not be drawn on making any definitive statements about qualifying for European football's premier competition , but just wants the team to maintain their momentum with the FA Cup final against Chelsea on the horizon on May 27.

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  • Palace ready to play ugly for survival, says Allardyce
Palace ready to play ugly for survival, says Allardyce

He is back here now but I think it will not be long enough for the recovery period to think he would be available for Old Trafford. Silva admits to being upset by the loss of one of his key players, who joined on a short-term deal from Liverpool in January, and has now called on other members of his squad to step up against Crystal Palace and T...

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  • Team India announced for Champions Trophy
Team India announced for Champions Trophy

Karnataka batsman Manish Pandey pipped young chinaman Kuldeep Yadav as the 15th member of the touring party. India will play their first match against Pakistan on June 4. With KL Rahul out of contention, there is no debate on the two opening slots that will be occupied by Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan . R Ashwin , who is now recovering from ...

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  • Maria Sharapova's critics are going to make her sweat
Maria Sharapova's critics are going to make her sweat

Russia's Maria Sharapova celebrates her victory against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit during their quarterfinal match at the WTA tennis tournament in Stuttgart, Germany , Friday, April 28, 2017. "I didn't back off, I didn't back down and those are kind of the moments that I like putting myself into", said Sharapova, who won this indoor clay event thre...

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  • Illinois Senate panel endorses abortion protections
Illinois Senate panel endorses abortion protections

Rauner has declined to further explain his shifting position, saying that expanding taxpayer funding for abortions is a "very divisive issue". State Sen. It would also ensure abortions remain legal in IL, even if Roe v. Wade is overturned at the federal level - a theoretical future issue that advocates say is a crucial safety valve with Preside...

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  • Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights
Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights

Speaking to Spanish newspaper La Voz de Galicia, Perez said: "This season has been hard because I think I've deserved to play more". The Gunners are four points behind third-placed Liverpool but have a game in hand, meaning they could still sneak into the top four if the Reds drop points in either of their remaining two games.

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  • Hamilton challenged on several fronts in exciting F1 season
Hamilton challenged on several fronts in exciting F1 season

Even if you have happened to win races, there's always things which could have gone better or I have done better. Ahead of track action commencing, it has been revealed that the new Fan Festival will include a dedicated fan television channel, as has been successfully pioneered by Silverstone and Melbourne.

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  • McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag
McIlroy returns with a wedding ring and new clubs in the bag

McIlroy, who turned 28 on Thursday, already has 21 victories around the world and four major championships. Since returning in March, he has finished seventh or better in all three stroke-play events, including at the Masters. "It's very rare that you get really excited about your equipment, but I am". In other words, they've got some work to do ...

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  • NBC to live-stream White Hart Lane farewell ceremony in USA
NBC to live-stream White Hart Lane farewell ceremony in USA

The Spurs midfielder has been heavily linked with a summer transfer in recent weeks with Manchester United mentioned as a possible destination. Jesse Lingard, who is significantly less experienced than Dier in terms of appearances at Premier League and global level, signed a deal worth £100,000 a week last month, as reported by The Express , w...

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  • Andy Murray knocked out of Madrid Open
Andy Murray knocked out of Madrid Open

Djokovic was in control during his service games and broke Lopez once in each set to secure the victory under a closed roof on center court in the Spanish capital. He withdrew from Barcelona last month because of a right wrist injury. Ferrer was looking for his 700th match win but Nishikori was too powerful to let him do that.

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  • Sunderland will be hard, says Swansea City midfielder — Ki Sung-yueng
Sunderland will be hard, says Swansea City midfielder — Ki Sung-yueng

The Daily Mail reports that as part of Clement's contract he will receive a £750,000 bonus if he can keep Swansea in the top flight in only his second job as a manager. "If we win that game then the pressure is all on Hull ", added Fer. Palace need a point against Hull at Selhurst Park to guarantee their own survival.

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  • Clemson to face Notre Dame five times in 2020s
Clemson to face Notre Dame five times in 2020s

The two schools will play in consecutive years in 2022-23 and 2027-28. That includes a Labor Day night matchup on September 1, 2036, in Lane Stadium almost two decades from now, stretching future scheduling to absurd lengths. Notre Dame tied things up in the third, but BC scored three more runs to take a 5-2 lead. The fact those matchups are se...

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  • Browns draft Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers, David Njoku in Round 1
Browns draft Myles Garrett, Jabrill Peppers, David Njoku in Round 1

Hear what Garrett had to say in his conference call with the media here. It was a little high of the strike zone, but I'm sure the Cleveland faithful gave the former Aggie the benefit of the doubt. With the 12th overall pick, Cleveland acquired from Philadelphia for passing on quarterback Carson Wentz the opportunity to draft Deshaun Watson pre...

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  • Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal
Cardinals announce signing of QB Gabbert to 1-year deal

He had an 86.2 passer rating in 2015, although it dropped off to 68.4 last season when he was benched before midseason in favor of former starter Colin Kaepernick. San Francisco went 1-4 in Gabbert's starts before Kaepernick took over the starting job in October. At Jacksonville, Gabbert never completed more than 58.3 percent of his passes in any...

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  • Packers Draft Day 3 Selections
Packers Draft Day 3 Selections

The Packers had the second-worst pass defense in the National Football League last season, with a defensive backfield that fluctuated between injured, inept and ineffective. For a decade, Badgers fans mused that Thompson preferred not to draft Wisconsin players. More so, he was selected with the fourth-round pick the Packers acquired from the Clev...

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  • Man sues Titans receiver Sharpe, lineman Tretola for assault
Man sues Titans receiver Sharpe, lineman Tretola for assault

Soon after midnight, Sharpe and Tretola told Satterfield to meet them outside the bar where Sharpe jumped him and Tretola watched, Satterfield alleges. The lawsuit states that Sharpe "repeatedly hit" Satterfield in the face while Tretola served as a lookout. News 2 also emailed and left a message for the owners of Tin Roof, asking if there was su...

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  • Alvarez vows to put McGregor beating behind him at UFC 211
Alvarez vows to put McGregor beating behind him at UFC 211

Alvarez is widely regarded as one of the best mixed martial artists in the world and is the first and only fighter to have won championships in both Bellator MMA and the UFC. They want to see me fight. The former UFC champ isn't waiting until after his fight with Dustin Poirier on Saturday night at UFC 211 to decide what he's going to do next.

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  • Giants place closer Melancon on 10-day DL
Giants place closer Melancon on 10-day DL

As a result, the Giants will be playing one man short Tuesday night when they take the field in NY. The move is retroactive to Saturday and San Francisco played with a 24-man active roster. Hunter Strickland would be another candidate, as he owns a 0.82 ERA with a 14/7 K/BB ratio in 11 innings. "And then, where it's been with you long enough and s...

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  • Broxton, Thames lead Brewers to 7-4 win over Red Sox
Broxton, Thames lead Brewers to 7-4 win over Red Sox

Rodriguez stumbled a bit coming out of the gate, but had a nice four-game run going before giving up three earned across six innings in his last start against Minnesota. Carlos Torres (2-3) pitched 1 1/3 scoreless innings out of the bullpen. He said that since he and Jones have both played in the AL East for years, it is likely that they have had d...

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  • Supreme Court to hear CS Karnan plea against conviction order
Supreme Court to hear CS Karnan plea against conviction order

The CJI also asked lawyer Mathews J Nedumpara about the whereabouts of Justice Karnan. The official said that the police team returned as he was not in his residence. "Justice Karnan will not surrender until he gets justice". Speculations are that the Calcutta High Court judge may have fled the country. According to Article 217 of the Constit...

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