• Simona Halep keeps calm ahead of French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko
Simona Halep keeps calm ahead of French Open final against Jelena Ostapenko

With some notable names sitting out the women's tour, there have been grumblings about a lack of star quality among the WTA , myself included. She made 14 unforced errors against the No. There are other differences between the two. Legendary American skier Vonn was at Roland Garros along with her boyfriend Kenan Smith to witness the semi-fin...

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  • Patriots receive diamond-studded Super Bowl rings
Patriots receive diamond-studded Super Bowl rings

New England secured the franchise's fifth championship with a 34-28 comeback victory over the Falcons . The ring presented on Friday night has the likeness of the Patriots' five Lombardi Trophies on it. The ring includes 283 diamonds , a reminder of the Falcons' 28-3 lead that New England overcame. The Patriots are now tied with the Cowboys and...

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  • Jets sign former Giants, Dolphins LB Spencer Paysinger
Jets sign former Giants, Dolphins LB Spencer Paysinger

The New York Jets have signed free agent Spencer Paysinger . Paysinger will be making a return to NY and MetLife Stadium. NY has now added a linebacker getting ready to enter his seventh season in the National Football League to a defensive unit that includes 2016 draft picks Darron Lee and Jordan Jenkins , 2015 draft pick Lorenzo Mauldin ...

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  • Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco
Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. The public address announcer said the technical was on Green, and it was listed in box scores distributed at the end of the first quarter and at halftime.

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  • USGA releases 2017 US Open first- and second-round tee times, groupings
USGA releases 2017 US Open first- and second-round tee times, groupings

Isolated thunderstorms are now forecast during the week, leaving Mickelson with a slight chance of still making his threeball with Stewart Cink and Wisconsin local Steve Stricker . Should he make the trip but not make the tee time, Mickelson, who has finished second in the U.S. Open six times, said jokingly he would be watching the Open or may...

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  • Modric: This Real side can win more UCLs
Modric: This Real side can win more UCLs

However, the star attacker who last October signed a new contract until 2022, suggested he is settled at Madrid and wants to add more trophies in his collection at Madrid . "If he can see something that we can do on the pitch, he tells us, and we are trying to do in our best way". "We had a great first half in which we had Real in trouble".

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  • Inter Milan name Spalletti as new coach
Inter Milan name Spalletti as new coach

Luciano Spalletti has arrived to sign his Inter contract, with reports he'll be presented on Wednesday. Having had several different managers in recent seasons, Inter will hope that Spalletti will be the man to bring success and stability to the club.

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  • NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year
NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

Golden State is on the verge of National Basketball Association history, attempting to become the first team to finish the playoffs undefeated. With their 15th straight win, the Warriors now have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major professional sports.

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  • Victor Lindelof set to undergo Man Utd medical
Victor Lindelof set to undergo Man Utd medical

Mourinho tried to sign the Sweden worldwide in January but a move failed to materialise. The 22-year-old was already a target for the Red Devils during last summer's transfer window but he eventually chose to stay in Portugal. "I know he is hot on the market so let him make the right choice for him". Record rightly point out this has all been...

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  • Spurs striker Harry Kane looking to kick on for England
Spurs striker Harry Kane looking to kick on for England

Kane's improvement has been borne out in the only currency that matters for players in his position. Kane scored 29 goals to win the Premier League's Golden Boot for the second year running, but he is desperate to improve an England record of five goals in 17 games.

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  • Bradley Jr.'s homer helps Red Sox rally past Tigers
Bradley Jr.'s homer helps Red Sox rally past Tigers

It will take more than Bradley and Pedroia to stabilize and re-ignite the Red Sox' frequently inconsistent offense, but it's a very important start. "We had just lost two on the road so we definitely wanted to start things off right back at home".

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  • Kane wants to improve England goal record
Kane wants to improve England goal record

Seven goals in his last two games allowed Kane to finish the 2016-17 season with 35 goals in all competitions, following hauls of 31 and 28 in the two previous campaigns. Asked if he thought it might be too soon for him to take on the captaincy, Kane replied: " For me personally, I don't think so . This is all stuff that I want to do".

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  • Scooter ends HR spree, but Reds rally to beat Cardinals 6-4
Scooter ends HR spree, but Reds rally to beat Cardinals 6-4

Cincinnati Reds' Scott Schebler (43) is congratulated by third base coach Billy Hatcher on a solo home run off St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 , in Cincinnati .

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  • Steve Kerr cracks that old-timers would 'kill' Warriors
Steve Kerr cracks that old-timers would 'kill' Warriors

Cleveland Cavaliers NAB Finals Game Four, and comes with a seven-day free trial. The Warriors' shot at perfection came up short Friday as they lost 137-116 as the Cavaliers blitzed them behind incredible performances by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.

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  • Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel wins 2017 Monaco Grand Prix

But Ferrari's resurgence this season, and Hamilton's vehicle troubles, makes a sixth victory far from a foregone conclusion. "We couldn't plan much", said Vettel . We're under no illusion that we are not ideal and we have still got areas to improve on. "We just have to make sure we are ahead of Ferrari , so we don't have to be in that same ...

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  • Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader
Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader

Swanson pulled a 3-2 pitch to left field for a double, driving in both runners. Harvey averaged 1.8 walks per nine innings two seasons ago but has struggled with his control, that ratio inflating to 4.7 this season as he has walked four or more hitters five times in his past seven outings.

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  • Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors 137-116
Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors 137-116

Warriors: Were trying to become the first team to complete a postseason unbeaten. The Cavaliers deserved to win Game 4. Not only were their 49 points they scored in the first quarter an NBA Finals record, but Kevin Love's 3-pointer late in the second gave the Cavaliers a record 86 points at halftime.

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  • Starc hoping to rattle England ahead of Ashes
Starc hoping to rattle England ahead of Ashes

Chasing a moderate target of 183 runs, Australia were cruising at 83 for one from 16 overs. Ironically it is only one of two day-night games to be played in the tournament and had the match started in the morning, then it would have produced a result.

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  • Porte takes Dauphine lead after brutal mountain effort
Porte takes Dauphine lead after brutal mountain effort

Froome is bidding to win the race for the fourth time, while Porte is trying to win it for a third time. The BMC rider won the stage by 12 seconds from world time trial champion Tony Martin (Katusha Alpecin), with Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) the best of the other GC hopefuls with third place, 24 seconds down on Porte.

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  • Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start
Cardinals shuffle coaching staff after disappointing start

At the age of 33, he started 147 games that season, and manager Mike Matheny was widely criticized for allowing him to wear down. Also, Ron "Pop" Warner will join the big league club, as another coach. As Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch also notes , the Cardinals 26-32 record is their worst this late in the season since 2007. Befor...

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