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Jelena Ostapenko shows no fear ahead of meeting Simona Halep in final

She's hitting as hard as she can down the line from nowhere. She did it again in the seventh game, bounced in to crack a backhand victor, and broke. Myskina was seeded sixth, but there was little reason to believe she would become the first Russian woman to win a Grand Slam title: Her career record at Roland Garros was 1-4 entering the 2004 tournament. Read More »

Conte: Moses didn't dive in FA Cup final, he was just exhausted

The only thing I can say is that this season we've had some hard moments. Arsenal scored again nearly immediately, through Aaron Ramsey , and Mertesacker ended up deservedly on the winning side. Wenger has endured his most hard league campaign in charge of Arsenal since taking charge 20 years ago. "We had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards". Read More »

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

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The two-time Wimbledon champ beat American Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the second round, but the win was so much more than just a favorable scoreline for Kvitova. In her first Australian Open , Romanian Virginia Ruzici lost in the first round in three sets to Australian Mary Sawyer. The 31st-seeded Vinci, who became a household name when she ended Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at the U.S. Read More »

Dennis Pitta cut by Ravens

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Pitta suffered a second dislocation in Week 3 of the 2014 season, sending him to injured reserve. There was a stretch from 2013-15 in which the tight end only played in a total of seven games and scored a lone touchdown due to hip injuries in the first two season of said span. Read More »

Canadians Sharp, Marchand off to strong starts at Manulife LPGA Classic

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Lee, meanwhile, made a fast start with an eagle at the par-five third on her way to a tie for the lead. That despite driving the ball long and straight. "It's nice to see the results coming early in the tournament". Veteran Alena Sharp was the top Canuck after carding a six-under 66 to sit two shots back of leader Suzann Petterson of Norway, the 2015 victor, and Mi Hyang Lee of South Korea. Read More »

Buffalo Bills WR Walt Powell suspended four games by NFL

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In a statement, Powell said he had mistakenly taken a substance that caused a positive test. He's eligible to participate in the rest of the offseason program, including training camp and all preseason games, but won't be able to join the active roster until October 2. Read More »

Walker, officers, athletes kick off 31st Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run

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Todd said she started the team because the area didn't have one for those out of the school system. Since 1981 law enforcement has been running to raise millions of dollars, to pay for the Olympics, being held this weekend. Our athletes are so inspirational and so thankful to law enforcement for everything they do. Some of the officers rode in the van part of the way, while others ran all the way to Montsweag Roadhouse, where the torch was passed to Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Office ... Read More »

French Open roundup from day 10

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Jelena Ostapenko hit a double-fault on set point as Timea Bacsinszky leveled at 1-set apiece in the French Open semifinals. Ostapenko will play Timea Bacsinszky for a place in her first Grand Slam final after the 30th-seeded Swiss ended the title aspirations of France's Kristina Mladenovic , 6-4, 6-4. Read More »

Rick Rizzs calls Mike Zunino's walkoff HR vs Twins

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But the timing of his delivery...you have to be able to execute pitches. "And now I can just sort of look for my pitch now and attack it". It was Zunino's second homer of the game. Since returning from AAA-Tacoma on May 23, Zunino is hitting.326/.360/.674 with four doubles, four home runs and 15 RBIs in 13 games. Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz left in the fourth inning after hitting a run-scoring single. Read More »

Sri Lanka falter in chase of 300 despite brisk start

Faf du Plessis was exceptional alongside Amla as he made 75 from 70 balls in a defining 145-run stand. The margin of victory may have been considerable but by no means does it tell the full story as South Africa were well under the cosh when the Sri Lankan openers raced to 69 without loss after eight overs, before the team in dark blue fell like ninepins. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann I'm staying at Atletico, striker insists

Griezmann has a buyout price of £87m as part of his deal with Atletico which runs until 2021, and previously expressed some interest in a move to Old Trafford. "The ruling of the CAS has come through". It would be a dirty move to leave now. Atletico can not recruit. With my sporting adviser, Eric Olhats , we chose to stay. Read More »

Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

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Lingard reckons that United has the players needed to win the Premier League but the team could have done better, both as a squad and individually. Mkhitaryan then flicked the ball home early in the second half following a corner and, with chants of "Manchester, Manchester" echoing around the stadium, United held on to win the one European trophy missing from the Old Trafford cabinet. Read More »

Cavs Sputter Late In Gm 3, Fall Into 0-3 Hole

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Durant hit the Warriors' game-winning shot in Game 3 and he's now scored at least 25 points in all eight of his Finals games. "Five blocks tonight and even more shots at the rim that he caused them to miss or alter". But both played nearly the entire second half and couldn't close the deal in Game 3. To see that go in, that was liberating, man. I don't contribute as losing this game because we got exhausted. Read More »

Dortmund sign Philipp for reported $22.5 million

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He said: 'We are delighted to have secured in Maximilian Philipp a player who was sought after at home and overseas'. The Germany Under-21 global has signed a five-year deal for a reported £17million fee to become the Bundsesliga club's fourth summer recruit. Read More »

Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2, beat Penguins 4-1

However this is the Stanley Cup final and each game is separate from the others. The Penguins , who are 7-0 in playoff series since Mike Sullivan became their coach midway through last season, are attempting to become the first team in the salary cap era to win back-to-back Cups. Read More »

Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

The 28-year-old posted bowling figures of 0-35, having contributed three runs in the seven-wicket defeat to the Proteas. "I don't really offer too much or anything like that (to the captain)". "I managed to finish the over but by the last ball I knew that something really wasn't right". "I just keep running around and keep trying to find where the ball is going to go, keep trying to follow it". Read More »

Protests expected as Senior PGA tees off at Trump National

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He was also T7 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and T33 at the Masters - and we reckon he's got a good chance of being the third Italian to win the BMW PGA Championship title. "So the change of playing well at The Players , to take care of my playing rights over there, to take care of a big move in the world rankings, that enabled me to travel back across the pond to play this week and also to be able to play a string of events in Europe this summer". Read More »

Record Crowd Sees Maryland Top BC to Win Championship

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Maryland (23-0) recorded its 13th NCAA title and finished undefeated for the third time in the last four seasons under head coach Cathy Reese . Maryland sophomore attacker Caroline Steele tied an NCAA women's lacrosse title-game record with six goals, and also added one assist. Read More »

Murray continue de monter en puissance — Tennis-Roland Garros

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Cornet à débreaké à deux reprises, à 4-2 et à 5-3, en profitant notamment d'une incroyable double faute de Garcia (une deuxième dans son propre carré de service). Alizé Cornet ne verra pas les quarts de finale de Roland-Garros. En regain de forme, le no 1 mondial a écarté l'espoir russe Karen Khachanov (ATP 53), 6-3 6-4 6-4. Read More »

Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

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But I have always believed that when you play against Pakistan , it's important to remove all distractions from your mind. Junaid Khan had recently said in a statement that he had dismissed Kohli in three out of the four matches played together while reaffirming that the top-quality batsman had failed against him in the past. Read More »

Rays starter Andriese leaves game at Texas with groin strain

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The Rangers took the lead in the eighth on a bases-loaded single from outfielder Jared Hoying off Chase Whitley (1-1). Martinez allowed four runs on seven hits over five innings in Thursday's loss to the Red Sox. He had been scheduled to start for Triple-A Durham on Monday . Hu said he got to the ballpark less than an hour before the game. The Tampa Bay Rays called up Jose De Leon to pitch out of the bullpen on Monday after they played a 15 inning game the day prior. Read More »

Ranked Andy Murray eases into French Open quarterfinals

The packed Sunday schedule at Roland Garros includes highlights (15) Gael Monfils leading (24) Richard Gasquet 6-5 (to finish), (2) Novak Djokovic vs. Xu and Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski, the No. 9 seeds, only needed 55 minutes to win 6-1, 6-2 against Madison Brengle and Anna Smith. And it looked like another lengthy encounter could be on the cards during an absorbing first set. Read More »

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

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Guentzel for MVP? With an NHL-leading 12 goals in the playoffs, rookie Guentzel is making his case. "So we're going back home , we're going to win the next game, and then we'll see what happens from there". Ten seconds into the third period, Guentzel - who delivered the game-winner in Game 1 - notched his second of the game. His goal was the fastest to start a period in Penguins' playoff history. Read More »