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Halep and Ostapenko to meet in Roland Garros final

Pliskova would replace Angelique Kerber atop the rankings by making it to Saturday's final in Paris . Both Halep and Pliskova knew that-for all intents-the victor of this match would take over the No. Ostapenko has been creating history throughout the week, as she became the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam semifinal on Tuesday when she bounced 11th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Read More »

Hamilton secures pole in Canada

But the grand prix fell into Hamilton's lap within a few seconds of the start. The Brazilian legend died in a tragic racing accident at the San Marino Grand Prix on 1 May 1994 at the peak of his career. "It did seem the Ferraris had the upper hand". Then, with Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel piling on the pressure with a time only 0.004 slower, the Briton went even faster to finish with a flourish and a lap of one minute 11.459 seconds. Read More »

Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited


The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games in the Finals. "With another championship", Wanda Durant said with a laugh. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. "But we prevailed, we're champions and it's awesome doing it on our home floor". Read More »

Pakistan through to the Champions Trophy Finals

We did prepare like we were going to play on a used wicket. "Having watched the game against Sri Lanka , we actually didn't think it was that bad". They are overwhelming favourites to book a second successive Champions Trophy final appearance, with a 240-run trouncing of Bangladesh - who were skittled for 84 - in a warm-up match last month still fresh in the memory. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament; pilot is 'OK'

Masters champion Sergio Garcia (No. 7) shot a 70. Even as the winds freshened late in his round, he showed impressive poise with birdies at all the right places - all four par 5s - and sidestepping any potential disaster. The official yardage layout at Erin Hills is listed at 7,741 yards - the longest course in Major history. On typical U.S. Open greens, that would have run all the way off the back of the green. Read More »

Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

Durant and the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers , 129-120, in Game Five, winning the series 4-1. When asked if he wanted to go, veteran player Andre Iguodala told newspaper USA Today , "hell nah". "But everything that we went through as a team , individually, as an organization makes this day so much sweeter". 2017 marked James' seventh-consecutive finals appearance. Read More »

Pakistan stun mighty England to reach Champions Trophy final

It was a major disappointment for England , who won all three group matches in their bid to claim a first global 50-over title and had beaten Pakistan in 12 of their last 14 one-day internationals. Then Hasan came in, and he took wicket. "Credit goes to the bowlers". Just as England were beginning to recover, Jonny Bairstow was dismissed by Hasan for 43. Read More »

Ostapenko mounts comeback against Halep to win French Open

That also helped me. "And I was losing 6-4, 3-0, and then in my mind I was just, I'm just going to enjoy the match , and I will try to fight until the last point". But she held, and went on a four-game surge, playing the only way she knows how: from the front foot and going for the lines. "That's unbelievable. There are not so many players like that". Read More »

Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans


Success followed Crosby everywhere he went, from midget, minor and professional he has reach the pinnacle of the sport. The two-time reigning Conn Smythe Trophy victor occasionally jumped out of his vehicle to give fans a close look at the Stanley Cup and allow them to take pictures. Read More »

How to stand out in the mobile app store-in 6 steps

This problem is a longstanding issue, although it truly came to the fore over the last few months. It's critical that an app work smoothly and appear secure. He beaks his advice down into two subjects. Leading tech and auto companies have sought to address this epidemic through the creation of audio-only technology (i.e. Read More »

The Pittsburgh Penguins close out another Cup title


Oddsmakers made them the early favorite for a three-peat, something that hasn't been done since the New York Islanders won four straight from 1980-83, a full year before Lemieux made his National Hockey League debut and almost a half decade before Malkin and Crosby were born. Read More »

Golden State Warriors reportedly will skip visit to White House

A native of Seat Pleasant in Prince George's County, the small forward thanked "everybody" in the town, Prince George's, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. "Kevin's journey, our team embraced him", Myers said. You went to sleep hungry. The Golden State Warriors twirled T-shirts over their heads and waved to the crowd from atop double-decker buses as blue and yellow confetti rained down on them during a parade Thursday to celebrate the team's latest championship. Read More »

Golden State Warriors unanimously decline to visit White House, Donald Trump

As is customary in the United States, teams who achieve sporting excellence are honoured at the White House, with the Warriors expected to receive an invite after winning the National Basketball Association finals on Tuesday. "We're obviously just getting started", the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player said. Warriors coach Steve Kerr has ripped into Trump several times, the last he called Trump a "blowhard" . Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open

Paul Casey made this pitch-in eagle at the par-5 1st. The Englishman is ranked 14th in the world. Since his early days on the PGA Tour, the orange-tinted frenzy around Fowler continued to peak until, well, it expired. Open Thursday morning, authorities said. Justin Maynard , a representative of the blimp company AirSign , told The Two-Way that the pilot had been transported to the hospital. Read More »

Champion Golden State Warriors To Opt Out Of White House Visit


It's kind of insane to think about the conversations we had this summer and going into the year about how we can both mesh and do what we do and be the players that we are. "Like I've said from Day 1, when I was first asked about free agency, this is a ideal place to play", he told Kawakami in January. It would have been pretty awkward if they'd gone; indeed, there's a chance they wouldn't have even been invited . Read More »

LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

Irving added 26 points and six assists. An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and was expected to be the antidote for a post-season that had little in the way of drama. Read More »

Warriors say they haven't decided on White House visit


They beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the finals, winning the series four to one. Will the Golden State Warriors visit the White House? The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship. Read More »

Warriors: No decision made on potential visit to White House


Kevin Durant celebrates after being named Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player on June 12, 2017. "For me personally, I left everything on the floor every game, all five games". Andre Iguodala led the Warriors bench with 20 points. Yet Warriors coach Steve Kerr has been shy about using it. Even more telling, the unit was on pace to outscore the Cavs by 18 points over 100 possessions. Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade plans announced

LeBron James said he had never been a part of a "super team" and we all laughed. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback a year ago. And we are going to move forward with that when we have a chance to". If you're a Warriors fan celebrating today, your team's immediate future should add to today's excitement. Read More »

Hayne holds no fear for Queensland centre O'Neill


Nationwide, viewership spiked at 4.423 million viewers, compared to a peak of 4.046 million on Wednesday night. "First time at Suncorp was an fantastic feeling", star NSW fullback James Tedesco said. "I'll be disappointed if we got carried away with one game". All the Blues big men generated second phase for which the Maroons had no answer. The "Tosser" Turner Medal is one of Queensland's most prestigious awards. Read More »

LeBron James 'Not Happy at All' for Kevin Durant


That followed them squandering a 3-1 lead against Cleveland Cavaliers to lose last season's finals. Silver is right - other franchises will attempt to compete with the Warriors . "So like I said , having - getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". "If KD was the consolation prize to lose, thanks for that loss, and we're champs this year". Read More »

India beats Bangladesh to meet Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

After three successive boundaries off a Bhuvneshwar over, Rahim was more keen on rotating the strike. Rahim and Tamim, from the B'desh winning clash of 2007 restructured their innings. Mushfiqur was proving more adept at manoeuvring the ball into the gaps as he too recorded a half-century, and it seemed Kohli was clutching at straws when he turned to Jadhav at the midway point. Read More »

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

Durant efficiently powered the Warriors to their second title in three years as they beat the Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5. "Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was but until you break through and win that first championship there's always still something there and I'm just so happy Kevin has broken through and there's more to come from him". Read More »

Pakistan dismisses misfiring England for 211 in semifinals

Talking to The Nation, Sarfraz said: "The way the team is playing like one unit and the bowlers are doing marvellous job, I can easily say, if they carry on the momentum and play with same passion and positive frame of mind in the final, no one can stop them from winning the Champions Trophy ". Read More »

How US Open win was the making of Dustin Johnson

Since then, he's been the best player in the world. Surprise prediction: Jon Rahm misses the cut. Should bettors be alarmed with Johnson here? I asked him 'who taught you how to think?' He thinks his college coach helped him as much as anyone, but he failed, a lot. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India need 265 runs to reach finals

Despite a slow start, Iqbal got into his groove as he notched up his fifty after a cagey lob over third man. Tamim back on track, then smashed three successive boundaries off Ravichandran Ashwin in the 22nd over. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said his team would learn from the experience. "Too happy to see Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma scoring runs, and ofcourse, I was so happy to see Yuvraj Singh batting out there and the way he hit those shots it's just awesome to see". Read More »

Dodgers' Puig makes obscene gesture at Cleveland fans

Rosario, who entered with five homers on the season, launched a trio of home runs from the ninth spot in the order and had a game-high five RBIs. "My fastball was pretty erratic, and I was falling behind hitters". Dickey. The Astros (44-22) still have the best record in baseball, but it will be the Rangers (32-32) going for a three-game sweep on Wednesday. "He gets what this is all about", Kershaw said of Bellinger. Read More »

Highlanders snatch narrow win over Britsih and Irish Lions

The match-winning penalty kicked by Banks came off a giant Highlanders shove in the closing minutes, providing McLeod with his most satisfying moment of the contest. When Sopoage attempted a cross-field kick that landed on their own 10m line, a charging Seymour caught the ball and went the distance to score, though Biggar missed the conversion. Read More »

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

Hours later, police named 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois as the suspect in the shooting. President Trump announced Hodgkinson died from his injuries. Law enforcement officials told NBC News there was no immediate indication the gunman had ties to worldwide terrorism. He dropped to the ground and recorded the horrific scene. Read More »

Reality check for Southgate as new stars inspire France


Heaton stopped Dembele's brilliant shot, but failed to finish another save on right back Djibril Sidibe's shot on the rebound. Harry Kane's brace went in vain as France brushed aside Raphael Varane's video-assisted red card to claim a 3-2 victory over England in a high-octane friendly in Paris . Read More »

LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'

Just so you know, James is now 3-5 all-time in the NBA Finals following last night's defeat - not exactly dominant, but not too bad either. There was more than a touch of pay-back Monday night. James turned to the officials, saying he had been fouled. What's next for the Cavs heading into the draft and the 2017-2018 season? But in the end, James fell short. Read More »

Trump visits DC hospital treating critically injured Rep. Steve Scalise

Now out of surgery, he remains in critical condition , according to MedStar Washington , the hospital where he and another shooting victim were taken. "We do it for charity", Barton said. Also Read: Hollywood Reacts to Virginia Shooting: 'Please Congress, What Will It Take for You to Act?' Lawmaker Jeff Duncan said he was leaving the practice when he was approached by a man he later learned was the shooter, who asked if the team was Republican or Democrat before heading toward the ... Read More »

Guessing over as US Open tees off


Johnson took last week to get ready for the Open and missed the cut in his previous outing, but he was 13th or better three tournaments in a row since returning from the infamous back injury that kept him from playing in the Masters . Johnson concedes he's lost some momentum since his fall. And having previously said he had not heard much positive feedback about Erin Hills , the Olympic champion was pleasantly surprised by what he discovered on a scouting mission last week. Read More »