• Swanson hustles for double, Ruiz lifts Braves over Mets 3-2
Swanson hustles for double, Ruiz lifts Braves over Mets 3-2

He still swings a big bat. "I saw on his rehab he was up to 90 pitches and so he was ready to go and he's a tough ride anyway". "Now we have to work very, very hard to make sure Steven Matz goes out there every five or six days and Yoenis Cespedes finishes the season healthy", NY manager Terry Collins told reporters after the Mets leaped p...

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  • Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open
Rafael Nadal dominates in winning record 10th French Open

Nadal, who has now won 15 grand slam titles in total, was never troubled in a one-sided final. It's true that after 2012 what happened with my knees has been tougher and tougher to compete on grass for me. Telling Words: "Rafael was very nervous in the locker room". █ There is nothing to say-.you were too good. "In 2005, I thought in 2017 I'd b...

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  • Flawless 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open
Flawless 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

The win in Melbourne was his first after 11 straight losses against Nadal. He had just eight unforced errors and hit 10 winners. Telling Words: "I'm back". Nadal also displayed a deft touch on the occasions when he approached the net. At one point during the match his frustration got the better of him and he broke his racket over his knee.

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  • Voting begins in United Kingdom polls
Voting begins in United Kingdom polls

Are you having a last-minute panic over a lost polling card? You don't need to take the card along to vote, but it helps staff to process the electors more quickly if you do. It's unlikely that an official announcement will be made before 1pm tomorrow, but the first results are expected to start trickling in from midnight tonight.

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  • KeyBank Five Keys: Cavaliers at Warriors, Game 5
KeyBank Five Keys: Cavaliers at Warriors, Game 5

You could say it's same time, next year, but in truth, Game 5 of the NBA Finals Monday night at Oracle Arena is a wholly different beast from Game 5 between the Warriors and Cavaliers a year ago. For the rest of the game, Cavs fans heckled Draymond continuously. Warriors critics will find fault in all of this. For the most part, the Warriors ca...

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  • Lugo shines in season debut, Mets beat Braves 2-1
Lugo shines in season debut, Mets beat Braves 2-1

As an added bonus Monday and Tuesday, the Mets get to break out the varsity. Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes says he's ready to go after missing six weeks with a left hamstring strain. And now the 37-23 Yankees are back on the top step of NY baseball as the Mets struggle along with this 28-33 mark. "We have a lot left", manager Terry Collins ...

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  • Rafael Nadal Unsure If He's Playing Better Than Ever, But He's Happy!
Rafael Nadal Unsure If He's Playing Better Than Ever, But He's Happy!

Only twelve months ago a tearful Nadal bailed from his favorite tournament in Paris in the first week with a wrist injury, another in a seemingly endless list of ailments to derail the 31-year-old. Last year's champion Novak Djokovic who are eliminated in the quarter-finals this year, on the contrary, will drop to world No. 4, his lowest since Octo...

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  • Cespedes hits grand slam in return, Mets beat Braves 6-1
Cespedes hits grand slam in return, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Hindered by a lingering elbow injury shortly after pitching for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic, the up-and-coming right-hander will now make his 2017 debut on Sunday afternoon against the Braves . For the second consecutive day, a Mets starter shined in their season debut, and barely got run support from their offense. He struck ...

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  • Andy Murray leads field for 2017 French Open semifinals
Andy Murray leads field for 2017 French Open semifinals

But that would prove the only game Nishikori would win in the set, with Murray joining his coach Ivan Lendl and Andre Agassi by making his fifth Roland Garros semi-final - the sixth best in the Open era. It's not always about how well that you play or the level that you play at. but with the right attitude, right game plan, right tactics, you can s...

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  • Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year
Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year

In his first PGA Tour event, amateur and NCAA Champion Braden Thornberry took the lead in the clubhouse with a five-under par round of 65, but Phil Mickelson was in prime position to contend for his first PGA Tour victory since 2013.

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  • Penguins take series lead in Stanley Cup
Penguins take series lead in Stanley Cup

Fans can catch the performance on large screens throughout Lower Broadway, Ascend Amphitheater and outside Bridgestone Arena as part of the Predators official watch party and inside the arena for fans in attendance for Game 6. "I don't think a player ever 'arrives, '" Sullivan said. His nightmare in Pittsburgh in this series continued after he surr...

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  • Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA
Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA

OU starter Kyle Tyler recorded just one out. Zurak was pulled after walking the bases loaded with two outs in the fifth. Xavier lefty ace Zac Lowther (5-5) stymied the Sooners for six innings, allowing just two hits and giving up no runs while striking out seven, but OU chased him with their explosion in the seventh.

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  • Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title
Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title

Overwhelmingly good from start to finish in Sunday's final, and for the entire two weeks, Nadal won his record 10th French Open title with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka . The problem against Nadal, Wawrinka said, was more mental. This was the 15th grand slam win for the Spaniard, who is referred as "Master of Clay"...

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  • Gatland mixes up Lions squad again
Gatland mixes up Lions squad again

When the pressure goes on the British and Irish Lions they revert to type - and it's not a pretty sight. Remarkably, the 26-year-old has earned a Lions starting spot before doing so for England, where his 17 caps have all been off the reserves bench.

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  • Rangers announce signing of winger Daniel Candeias
Rangers announce signing of winger Daniel Candeias

Rangers have signed winger Daniel Candeias from Benfica on a two-year contract. 'Pedro called me and explained everything about the club and the project, ' Candeias told Rangers TV. The 29-year-old moves to Scotland from Benfica , where had had been since 2014, becoming the second player this week to swap Lisbon for Govan and has repres...

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  • Ray deals, Goldschmidt slams, Diamondbacks rout Brewers 11-1
Ray deals, Goldschmidt slams, Diamondbacks rout Brewers 11-1

Still, despite the Brewers late inning woes, the mantra has been that it's better to at least be in these games than to lose them without putting up a fight. Villar was injured in the eighth inning of Friday night's 8-6 victory over Arizona when he made a diving stop of Chris Herrmann's grounder and threw the runner out.

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  • Brazil star defender Roberto Carlos denies doping charges
Brazil star defender Roberto Carlos denies doping charges

A documentary released by ARD network claimed that the former footballer was named in a dossier given by Brazil's anti-doping agency to the public prosecutor's office in Sao Paulo in 2015. The report says the name of a doctor that I have never met in my life, "he noted". Roberto Carlos refused to give any comment to the German documentary but...

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  • England v South Africa: Batting collapse costs hosts in Lord's defeat
England v South Africa: Batting collapse costs hosts in Lord's defeat

What cost us was the first hour this morning when there was a lot of live green grass on the wicket, but South Africa bowled beautifully. Toby, known for his explosive batting took on Chris Morris and Wayne Parnell striking them 5 fours and a six.

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  • Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi
Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

Paris: Novak Djokovic began his partnership with Andre Agassi with victory on Monday but the American legend definitely won't be around if the Serb successfully defends his title. The second set was also the problem for Nadal, who raced to the lead by taking the opening set 6-1, before running into an inspired Paire for a while in the secon...

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  • Cubs Addison Russell releases statement regarding domestic violence claims
Cubs Addison Russell releases statement regarding domestic violence claims

The Cubs have lagged well behind expectations offensively as a team, but Russell has been next-level bad - his last multihit game came on April 28, and he hasn't driven in a run since May 21. The news about Russell surprised teammates, some saying they were reserving judgment until the issue is resolved. He also said he was glad to get Thursday...

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