• Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros
Nadal cruises into quarter-finals at Roland Garros

The Russian will next play top-seeded Briton Andy Murray . Khachanov lost in straight sets. Nishikori takes on Spain's Fernando Verdasco . Stan Wawrinka, who is a former French Open victor, also moved on easily. Thiem did not have the aggressiveness or freshness needed to go at Djokovic. But given his last two matches and Thiem's excellent ...

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  • Who will the New York Knicks draft with the eighth pick?
Who will the New York Knicks draft with the eighth pick?

But New York has thoroughly scouted Ntilikina, particularly over the past month. Ford's recent mock draft, however, has Mavericks picking North Carolina State point guard Dennis Smith Jr. Players who receive and invite will have until June 16 to notify the National Basketball Association if they will be in attendance for the night. "The team an...

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  • Judge denies request to block funding tied to Detroit arena
Judge denies request to block funding tied to Detroit arena

The lawsuit, filed by government transparency advocate Robert Davis and City Clerk candidate D. Etta Wilcoxon, seeks to shut down the funding process and block the use of taxpayer funds for the arena. "There is little time left to preserve the delicate balance of this complicated set of development agreements", attorneys revealed over the weekend.

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  • Real Madrid's Florentino Perez describes Cristiano Ronaldo as
Real Madrid's Florentino Perez describes Cristiano Ronaldo as "very strange"

Madrid are unlikely to commit to selling the Spain global while there remains a possibility that Ronaldo could leave. My dedication and commitment will always be there as I seek to maintain the club's values and secure as many pieces of silverware as possible.

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  • 'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener
'I don't care': Aussie coach tetchy ahead of Confed opener

The Socceroos would end up losing 3-2 after Tom Rogic's fine equaliser and a typically resilient second half when Tomi Juric also netted. However, two slack moments in defense and some wasted chances in attack created a more tense opening game of the competition than many expected.

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  • Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud
Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

He is now with the Portugal side at the Confederations Cup and his future plans will likely become clearer after its conclusion. I'm sure that Cristiano meets all his tax requirements; it must be a confusion that will be cleared up. The Champions League and the La Liga winners came close to signing the 26-year-old in the summer of 2015. "Wh...

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  • Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition launched in India at Rs 19999
Gionee A1 Virat Kohli Signature Edition launched in India at Rs 19999

Priced at Rs 19,999 the phone features Kohli's signature on the back and it will be exclusively available on Amazon India starting 12 PM on June 27, 2017. In terms of the camera, the phone comes with a 13MP rear camera and a 16MP selfie camera with Bokeh effect and selfie flash. It has the same specifications as the regular Gionee A1.

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  • No offer yet for Ronaldo: Real Madrid
No offer yet for Ronaldo: Real Madrid

Ronaldo , the reigning Ballon d'Or award victor, feels he is being treated unfairly by Spain's tax authorities, whose "persecution" has made him determined to leave Real Madrid and the country, a source confirmed to ESPN FC . Right now he is a Madrid player. Most observers haven't taken Ronaldo's threat to leave particularly seriously,...

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  • Chelsea agree terms with Lukaku over summer return to Stamford Bridge
Chelsea agree terms with Lukaku over summer return to Stamford Bridge

According to an exclusive report from the Daily Star , Everton striker Romelu Lukaku has agreed on personal terms with Chelsea ahead of his proposed move. The 20-year-old attacker scored an impressive 24 goals in 38 matches for Celtic last season as the Bhoys won the domestic treble. Former Chelsea attacker Joe Cole has claimed tha...

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  • Kevin Durant to decline option and re-sign with Warriors
Kevin Durant to decline option and re-sign with Warriors

Durant signed a two-year, $54 million contract with Golden State last summer. Bird rights , named after National Basketball Association legend Larry Bird , allow a team to exceed the league's salary cap without penalty in order to re-sign their own free agents up to a league maximum deal.

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  • Emotional Braidwood offers condolences to Hague family in video statement
Emotional Braidwood offers condolences to Hague family in video statement

Former UFC fighter now a boxer Tim Hague has died in hospital after he was knocked out during a boxing match. He died from injuries which Hague received from a knockout loss. "Instead of leaving a comment, contact his family", Braidwood said. Help them any way that you can and let's try to leave it at that. "You know, nobody wanted this".

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  • After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans
After celebrating homer, Yasiel Puig aims obscene gesture toward fans

You wouldn't know it from this series. After crossing home plate following his second-inning drive, Puig raised both middle fingers in the direction of fans seated in the dugout suites located on field level at Progressive Field . Josh Fields (3-0) allowed Jose Ramirez's game-tying home run in the seventh. Francisco Lindor followed with a brok...

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  • NHL: Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice
NHL: Nashville coach asks fans to stop tossing catfish on ice

He was the spark for at least two of the Predators' goals. He was pulled after the first period by coach Peter Laviolette after surrendering half the goals in a 6-0 rout by the Penguins in Game 5 on Thursday night. They have an all-time Game 5 record of 20-10 on home ice and will be looking to set a new franchise record by picking up their 10th...

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  • Warriors' Andre Iguodala ready to explore his options
Warriors' Andre Iguodala ready to explore his options

There are reports circulating online suggesting that #Andre Iguodala is thinking about leaving the Golden State Warriors as soon as free agency hits. Among teams around the league, there's a belief that the value this summer for a two-way wing such as Iguodala could reach $20 million annually. He was to come out from the bench and provide t...

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  • Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev by TKO in highly anticipated rematch
Andre Ward stops Sergey Kovalev by TKO in highly anticipated rematch

Ward now moves on with his unbeaten record intact, building to 32 wins, no defeats, 16 knockouts, having retained his WBA, WBO, IBF Light Heavyweight titles. He said of his future plans: "Maybe cruiserweight, I don't know". Now he's a good kid, I do him and he's swell but I'm telling you, I see things with him in particular and he's the best.

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  • Big bogey save keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open
Big bogey save keeps Fleetwood smiling at US Open

Open wants, Brian Harman weaved his way through traffic at the top of the leaderboard Saturday for a 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead over Thomas , Brooks Koepka and Tommy Fleetwood . Yet Johnson was forced to bide his time for the next six holes, unable to convert the few birdie chances that came his way. After a birdie at the first , Paul...

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  • Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland
Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland

The real fireworks came in the closing minutes, as the two sides combined to score three goals in six minutes. "I think it is a huge moment for the team". Scotland had started the game aggressively, roared on by a capacity 52,000 crowd but England gradually took control and ended the first half looking increasingly unsafe.

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  • Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing
Ronaldo summoned for July 31 tax hearing

On Monday evening, the man behind the infamous "Galacticos" project of the early 2000s - who has been elected for a fifth term as president, unopposed - commented on the Ronaldo saga. Perez said Madrid were not looking to replace Navas or deputy Kiko Casilla. "But something really weird would have to happen if he were to leave this club".

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  • Man United boss Mourinho does not want Ronaldo as Chelsea join race
Man United boss Mourinho does not want Ronaldo as Chelsea join race

According to A Bola , the four-time Ballon d'Or victor will quit Spain in outrage at the country's tax authorities and dismayed by Real's subsequent response. Ronaldo, a player United are naturally interested in, has a prohibitively high one billion euros (£880million) buyout clause in the new and improved deal he signed in November which ties him...

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  • Morata to Man Utd? Real Madrid rubbish talks of €75 million deal
Morata to Man Utd? Real Madrid rubbish talks of €75 million deal

The Spain global nearly joined Madrid in 2015 until the blockbuster transfer collapsed and he continues to be linked with a switch to the Santiago Bernabeu, but Perez insisted the capital club are happy with Navas. Mourinho has a very specific vision for his team next season, and how he wants it to play, but it isn't now a vision that involves a st...

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