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WTA Roland Garros: Marketa Vondrousova edges Johana Konta to reach final WTA Roland Garros: Marketa Vondrousova edges Johana Konta to reach final
- June 08, 2019

The last teenager to reach the final at Roland Garros was Ana Ivanovic, who was also 19 when she finished runner-up to Justine Henin in 2007. Anisimova, who had taken the first set against her Australian rival, took sixteen points on the trot to push Barty to the wall, and led the Australian 3-0 through the second game. (more...)
Real Madrid agree deal to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea Real Madrid agree deal to sign Eden Hazard from Chelsea
- June 08, 2019

Hazard all but confirmed his transfer away from Chelsea following his side's Europa League final victory against Arsenal last week. Hazard grew up with posters of Zinedine Zidane on his bedroom wall, and now the 28-year-old will work under the Madrid boss. (more...)
NHL Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues Predictions, Previews, and Odds NHL Boston Bruins vs. St. Louis Blues Predictions, Previews, and Odds
- June 08, 2019

Entering game 3 on Saturday night, both goaltenders have earned one win as the series is tied 1-1. He did not travel with the team to St. Louis for Game 3 . It was Tarasenko who scored the tying goal with about five minutes go in the second period on a nice individual play where Tuukka Rask made the initial save on him after stopping a Jaden Schwartz shot from a distance. (more...)
Ash Barty's return to tennis brings her to French Open final
- June 08, 2019

Vondrousova is the first teenager to reach a final at Roland Garros since Serbia's Ana Ivanovic in 2007. Amanda Anisimova , a 17-year-old rising tennis star, has just shot to fame after defeating Simona Halep , who is now ranked as the number three player (formerly number one ) easily in just two sets, which lasted a little over an hour at the French Open . (more...)
Bruins angry, frustrated by no-calls in Game 5 loss to Blues Bruins angry, frustrated by no-calls in Game 5 loss to Blues
- June 08, 2019

Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy put Chara in the starting lineup and he got a massive ovation when he was introduced before the game. Of course, every team benefits from missed calls at one time or another and non-Bruins fans were quick to revel in a little karma. (more...)
Why Christian Eriksen's Transfer Admission Is Bad News For Ireland Why Christian Eriksen's Transfer Admission Is Bad News For Ireland
- June 08, 2019

The Dane recently expressed his desire to leave north London for a "new challenge", with Eriksen yet to renew his contract at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium - which has one year left to run. However, his move away from the Premier League club might be botched owing to the huge amount the club chairman Daniel Levy placed on the player. (more...)
Premier League star replaces Neymar in Brazil’s Copa America squad Premier League star replaces Neymar in Brazil’s Copa America squad
- June 08, 2019

Such an offense carries a maximum five-year jail term. Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar , the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport's most famous players. (more...)
Dallas Keuchel agrees to terms with Atlanta Braves Dallas Keuchel agrees to terms with Atlanta Braves
- June 07, 2019

While the terms have yet to be released, O'Brien believes it to be a one-year contract. The top two free agents on the market in Keuchel and Craig Kimbrel have finally been signed. Former Cy Young award victor Dallas Keuchel has finally signed with a team, and won't have to shave his beard in the process. But Keuchel is also 4-2 with a 3.31 ERA in 10 career playoff appearances (nine of them starts) across three different postseasons - which undoubtedly appealed to the Braves, who ... (more...)
4 best moments from Patriots' Super Bowl LIII party 4 best moments from Patriots' Super Bowl LIII party
- June 07, 2019

Combined, these 39 diamonds represent two NFL records reached by the Patriots with their Super Bowl LIII win the franchise's 37th playoff victory, more than any other NFL team, and their profound accomplishment of becoming only the second team in NFL history to win six Super Bowls, also an NFL best. (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies: Adam Haseley has a chance to make his mark Philadelphia Phillies: Adam Haseley has a chance to make his mark
- June 07, 2019

Cleveland put pitcher Jefry Rodriguez on the 10-day injured list because of a strained right shoulder. McCutchen Was the Star Player For The Phillies , He Had 10 Home Runs, 29 RBI's and an National League 43 Walks This Season and Here Are Some Other Numbers To Think About.256/.378/.457, His Numbers Were Pretty Good and The Phillies are Going to Be Hurting. (more...)
Konta leaves Evert ‘speechless’ with quality of her win over Stephens Konta leaves Evert ‘speechless’ with quality of her win over Stephens
- June 07, 2019

She's a fighter. She's very intense in everything she's doing. It may be no coincidence that she began working with new coach Dimitri Zavialoff at the end of last season, nor that she has begun to work with sports psychologist Lorenzo Beltrame. (more...)
Pelicans VP David Griffin now listening to trade offers for Anthony Davis
- June 07, 2019

Previously, according to Charania , the Pelicans were trying to convince Davis to stay, an effort that seemingly became easier once New Orleans shockingly secured the No. Right now, though, that's all it is for Davis, Griffin and the Pelicans - speculation. It is believed that the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets are four of the teams that can dole out the best offers for Davis, though his preferred destinations list of four teams includes the ... (more...)
How a Brooklyn Nets-Atlanta Hawks trade could affect the Utah Jazz How a Brooklyn Nets-Atlanta Hawks trade could affect the Utah Jazz
- June 07, 2019

Brooklyn, per Wojnarowski, will have around $46 million in cap space to work with this summer. The Brooklyn Nets are trading guard Allen Crabbe and his $18.5 million contract to the Atlanta Hawks, clearing the salary-cap space to pursue two maximum free-agent contracts this summer, league sources told ESPN . (more...)
Real Madrid Agree To Buy Eden Hazard From Chelsea For $112M Real Madrid Agree To Buy Eden Hazard From Chelsea For $112M
- June 07, 2019

Hazard leaves the Blues, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, on good terms, having put in a man-of-the-match performance in the Europa League final win against Arsenal at the end of May. Chelsea will hope they have a ready-made replacement in the form of American star Christian Pulisic , 20, whom they signed from Borussia Dortmund for $73mn earlier this season. (more...)
Huge signs that Arsenal could be set to lose star man Huge signs that Arsenal could be set to lose star man
- June 07, 2019

The Gunners finished outside thePremier League top four for the third season in a row last term. The 29-year-old has two years left on his current deal with the Emirates outfit and the club is keen to offer him a new three-year-contract and a small pay rise . (more...)
Bruins ruin Blues homecoming with 7-2 thrashing in Game 3 Bruins ruin Blues homecoming with 7-2 thrashing in Game 3
- June 07, 2019

But this is the Stanley Cup final and unless Boston's big guns start firing with consistency, the Bruins will be in trouble. Because of how early the Bruins were forced to play with five defensemen in Game 2, the remaining defenseman all logged heavy minutes. (more...)
Dhoni’s Indian Army tribute draws ICC’s censure Dhoni’s Indian Army tribute draws ICC’s censure
- June 07, 2019

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani has confirmed that he lodged a complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) about India wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni having the Indian army's insignia on his keeping gloves. In his latest, he gave tribute to Para Special Forces. Only Paramilitary Commandos are allowed to wear the army insignia and Dhoni being an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Parachute Regiment, who also went through training under the Para Brigade in 2015, ... (more...)
Liverpool back in the race for Matthijs de Ligt Liverpool back in the race for Matthijs de Ligt
- June 07, 2019

A fierce fight for the 19-year-old is expected to take place this summer, with United among those in the hunt, but it appears that Barcelona do not consider the fallen English giants to be a threat. Ajax star Matthijs de Ligt can reportedly pick from four other clubs other than Manchester United, placing in great jeopardy their interest in him. (more...)
World Cup special bulletin from London on India's victory against SA World Cup special bulletin from London on India's victory against SA
- June 07, 2019

Images of Kohli with his thumb in a cup of ice at practice on the weekend created some headlines at home, but he doused any speculation about a serious injury by batting and fielding. Indian captain Virat Kohli trusts his spinners to be game changers at the World Cup and is not anxious about them conceding runs as long as they keep picking up wickets, spinner Kuldeep Yadav has said. (more...)
Wales winger James set to complete United move Wales winger James set to complete United move
- June 07, 2019

Negotiations took a backseat while James mourned the sudden death of his father but talks have been rekindled in recent days and it looks like United are now on the verge of completing their first summer signing. James was set to join Leeds on deadline day in January, in a loan that would become permanent if the Championship club won promotion, but Swansea pulled the plug at the last minute. (more...)