• Rome Masters champ Alexander Zverev backs Rafael Nadal for French Open

    Rome Masters champ Alexander Zverev backs Rafael Nadal for French Open

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    After losing a tight second set in which neither player dropped serve, Zverev responded by breaking at the first opportunity in the third . But the four-time former Rome champion came up against an inspired performance from Zverev, who clinched his first "Big Title" in emphatic style with a straight-sets win.
  • Motocross star Nicky Hayden dies of injuries following bicycle accident

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    Hayden, who left MotoGP in 2016 to compete in World Superbike with Honda, was training on his bicycle on the Rimi coast in Italy last Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle. Hayden finished fifth in the World Superbike Championship last season and won last year's race in Malaysia. "I have a lot of stories, a lot of memories with Nicky ".
  • Spurs coach Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard likely out for Game 4

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    San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (in suit) watches from the bench against the Golden State Warriors during the first half in game three of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. So, we leave that to the fans who feel upset. The injury did not look bad initially, but Lee retreated to the locker room appearing disconsolate, rolling around in a wheelchair.
  • Playoffs show Raptors need a makeover

    Playoffs show Raptors need a makeover

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    The president was prepared to go that route after he arrived in Toronto four years ago, but a late surge in 2014 squelched that idea. "The fans took me in with open arms". Tucker closed out the scoring in the third quarter with a 3-pointer from the corner to cut Cleveland's lead to 85-80. Playing without All-Star Kyle Lowry (sprained left ankle) for a second consecutive game, the Raptors rebounded from a 69-53 deficit in the third quarter and had a 93-92 lead with 6:38 in the fourth ...
  • After saying no to wildcard…

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    I am so grateful and excited to be playing this event again! The 30-year-old, whose chances of climbing high enough up the Women's Tennis Association rankings to make the automatic Wimbledon draw were scotched when she pulled out of this week's Italian Open with injury, has chose to take matters into her own hands by attempting to win the Roehampton qualifying tournament.
  • Sanchez might leave but defends Wenger

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    We saw today what we need for the next season. At the conclusion of a season that only served to underline how far Arsenal have declined in recent years, Wenger knows missing out on the top four would be the last straw for a large section of his club's disenchanted supporters.
  • Kane stars as Tottenham beat Leicester 6-1

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    He told the Premier League Daily Show on Sky Sports on Friday: "I think some of the shots he gets off, he hits them so quick". In the first half we dominated the game; in the second half, it's true that they changed [shape] and tried to play with a little bit more energy.
  • Kristaps Porzingis: Phil meets with Porzingis camp

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    While they were forced to endure a wide variety of issues, one of the more infamous problems arose when Kristaps Porzingis skipped his exit interview with team president Phil Jackson . Porzingis had a very close relationship with the former assistant coach. While the team can not prohibit a player from competing in worldwide competition, Porzingis had respected the Knicks' wishes and not played for the Latvian team the past two summers.
  • Phil Jackson's sit-down with brother of Kristaps Porzingis did little

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    Janis Porzingis told ESPN his brother wants to remain a Knick but also wants the organization to "create an environment where he can develop and grow as a player and win". The Knicks now have the three assistants that Hornacek brought in - Jerry Sichting, Corey Gaines and Howard Eisley, Jackson's holdover Kurt Rambis and Bliss, who came with Derek Fisher from Oklahoma City.