Sport Jelena Ostapenko prevails over 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko prevails over 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki

The young Latvian was already a semi-finalist in Prague and runner-up in Charleston, and here she had beaten Sam Stosur to reach her first Major quarters. Yet given a second opportunity to turn things around, Mladenovic still was unable to capitalize. She held onto serve with a glorious drop victor and broke for 3-1, but that was the prelude to another exchange of breaks as Bacsinszky found her range and confidence again.

Author: 0 Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

Five of the last nine Belmont winners have followed that same path. Patch - the one-eyed horse - finished third. "The [reasons] I think he suits our style of training and he suits Tapwrit is he's a pretty aggressive rider, he's good from the gate, he's good at getting horses in position, and generally that's the way most of our horses run".

Sport McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early
Author: 0 McDonald's ends Olympic sponsorship deal 3 years early

McDonald's has sponsored the Olympics since 1976, contributing-along with other top sponsors-more than $1 billion over every four-year cycle of the Games. While changing sponsorships may be normal, the splits come after disappointing viewership of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. John Lewicki, who oversees global Olympic sponsorship deals for McDonald's, said a year ago the company would reevaluate its Olympic relationship after changes to a rule that ended a marketing blackout for companies ...

Sport At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict
Author: 0 At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

The third count covers Cosby's alleged use of pills to impair Constand before groping her breast and genitals. Signs that they were divided grew over the next two days as they sent out request after request for read-backs of key testimony , including Constand's statements on the witness stand and Cosby's police interview and deposition testimony .

Author: 0 Champion Warriors might snub White House -- if invited

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many United States professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . "I think we handle [the situation] when it gets there". But in case there's any concern among Warriors fans, recent comments by one of the people who would be paying that contract should come as excellent news.

Author: 0 Pelosi invites Warriors to Capitol amid rumors National Basketball Association champs may snub Trump

He'll take his mind off the game. But the Warriors' star power - including Kevin Durant , whom they signed last summer for precisely this pressure-cooker goal - prevailed over James, Kyrie Irving and the rest of the Cavaliers . "There's players and there's players that play the game at a higher level". The Cavs absolutely dominated the Eastern Conference to the tune of a 12-1 record, as they made their way to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors for a third straight ...

Sport Queen's 2017: Injury-cursed Juan Martin del Potro out of Aegon Championships
Author: 0 Queen's 2017: Injury-cursed Juan Martin del Potro out of Aegon Championships

The 28-year-old Argentine is still suffering from the problem and will now take the opportunity to rest in an effort to be fit in time for Wimbledon . His attention now turns to Wimbledon , which begins on 3 July, and the defending champion has admitted that expectations will be high that he can retain his title.

Sport Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout
Author: 0 Ward, Kovalev do it again in light heavyweight title bout

The fight will be on HBO PPV and promoted by Roc Nation Sports Promotions and Main Events promotions with Roc Nation as the lead promoter. That's what happened to Sergey Kovalev , and it cost him his light heavyweight boxing belts last November.

Author: 0 India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

They collapsed against Sri Lanka in their second match, losing by seven wickets, but assured a semi-final space in their last group-stage game against South Africa , beating them by eight wickets. Next time , we'll come back strongly. "Kedar's spell was the difference in the game for us when we were bowling. I think anyone can replace anyone", he added.

Sport Thames' homer leads Brewers to 7-6 win over Cardinals
Author: 0 Thames' homer leads Brewers to 7-6 win over Cardinals

Diaz struggled with his control in a 12-6 defeat versus visiting Kansas City where he didn't allow a run in two innings but did throw 46 pitches and issued three walks. Tigers 5, Rays 3: Miguel Cabrera's two-run homer with one out in the ninth inning gave Detroit a victory over Tampa Bay. DeJong hit.244 in his first taste of the big leagues from May 28 to June 11 with a homer and four RBIs.

Author: 0 Halep back from brink to reach French Open semi-final

Earlier, India's Rohan Bopanna and Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski saved two match points to claim their first Grand Slam title with victory in the French Open mixed doubles final. The victor of the match will earn the first Grand Slam of her career. Amazingly it would be her first professional title of any kind, emulating the feat of Brazilian great Gustavo Kuerten , who also announced himself to the world by coming from nowhere to win the men's crown at Roland Garros in 1997.

Sport Saints reportedly lose another starting offensive lineman to injury
Author: 0 Saints reportedly lose another starting offensive lineman to injury

The Saints could try to acquire someone to replace him at the start of the season, but starting-caliber left tackles aren't easy to come by at this time of year, and the Saints don't have a lot of cap space. But if his rehabilitation lags, his season could be virtually wiped out. The specifics of the injury were first reported by "Heartbroken when I found out I need surgery!" New Orleans is also awaiting a decision from defensive tackle Nick Fairley , who has undergone ...

Author: 0 Draymond Green trolls LeBron James with 'Quickie' shirt

I ain't join a superteam. "You never know with Klay". "The Q, that's what's those guys' arena is called, and we got them out of here quick with the trophy", Green explained to NBC Sports Bay Area. "And you added Chris Bosh ", said Jefferson. Even with all the barbs flying in both directions, Green and James remain close friends. In the 1980s, the National Basketball Association was dominated by two teams: The Lakers , with historically great players Magic Johnson and Kareem ...

Sport NHL turns to Vegas expansion draft, unpredictable offseason
Author: 0 NHL turns to Vegas expansion draft, unpredictable offseason

It's worth mentioning that McPhee can not trade a player selected in the expansion draft back to his original team. Flahr said the team is looking into making a deal with the Golden Knights to keep players for a price, rather than shipping them off.

Author: 0 Arsenal bid for Liverpool target Alexandre Lacazette

Quotes emerged on Friday attributed to Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas, stating that Arsenal had made "a very nice offer" for the player. Arsenal are rumoured to be pursuing Monaco duo Kylian Mbappe and Thomas Lemar, as well as Lacazette, but the Lyon man appears to the most realistic prospect for the Gunners.

Sport 'Amazing' Nadal better than ever, says Wawrinka
Author: 0 'Amazing' Nadal better than ever, says Wawrinka

With the win, Nadal is now the first player in the Open Era to win the same Grand Slam 10 times , a feat that has been dubbed La Decima . Nadal's total Grand Slam title count now stands at 15, moving him past Pete Sampras into second on the Open Era men's leaderboard , behind Federer (18 ) and ahead of Djokovic and Australian legend Roy Emerson , both of whom have 12 majors to their names.

Author: 0 'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

PAUL CASEY MOVED into contention for his first Major as he pulled level with overnight US Open leader Rickie Fowler on seven under par. Rory McIlroy plays his shot from the 13th tee during the second round of the US Open on Friday. "You don't often see that in a U.S. Open", Hadwin said. Just about everything already has at Erin Hills . "I lost a bit of skin out there", Casey said of the triple bogey.

Sport Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez
Author: 0 Zidane can stay at Real Madrid for life, says Perez

We are still quite young as a whole team and we have a great squad". "Every player in the squad has played their part, and that's been the key factor this season". "I knew at the beginning of the season that I could be an important player for the team". "Admittedly, it'll be tough to do better than this year, because we could've done something truly incredible this season".

Author: 0 650000 fans at parade cheer Penguins for Stanley Cup win

Not bad for a city that, officially, has only 305,000 residents. "These guys are fierce competitors", coach Mike Sullivan told the crowd. "Everyone's yelling your name like they know you". He followed that up with another 27-save blanking on Sunday night, which secured the NHL's first repeat Cup win in nearly 20 years. General manager Pierre Dorion says Karlsson's recovery from surgery to fix torn tendons in the foot would take approximately four months.

Author: 0 FIFA targets gay slurs by Chile, Mexico fans in Russia

In a bid to rid the World Cup of gay slurs, Federation Internationale de Football Association will get tough with Latin American fans in Russia . The competition kicks-off tomorrow with hosts Russian Federation taking on New Zealand in St.

Author: 0 Chris Smalling's Man Utd Career Is All But Over

Jose Mourinho had made it clear he is prepared to let Smalling leave - with Everton, Newcastle and West Brom all keen on the centre-half who earns close to £100,000 per week. The Europa League final, over the last few years, has been accompanied with little in the form of narrative - Sevilla have basically just won the damn thing with relative ease.

Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal

The online retailer, in a press release, said the grocer will continue to operate its 431 stores Under the Whole Foods Market brand . Why is Amazon buying Whole Foods? The activist investor firm acquired a stake in the grocery chain and had been pressuring it to find a buyer after sales growth had stalled.

Author: 0 Juan Martin del Potro Comforts Injured Opponent In Ultimate Show Of Sportsmanship

Elena Vesnina was dumped out of the women's singles after she lost in straight sets to Carla Suarez Navarro 6-4, 6-4, and French favourite Alize Cornet beat Agnieszka Radwanska out of the competition with a 6-2, 6-1 hammering. There was still time for the standing ovation that has become customary when Del Potro exits a tournament, with the Parisian crowd understandably delighted to see the popular Argentine back in their hometown tournament.

Author: 0 Penguins sticking with Murray for Game 5

The Penguins goalie, who had allowed nine goals combined in the last two games, rebounded by stoppihng all 24 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs. Which kind of makes you wonder why he didn't just come out and say it in the first place. Rinne insisted his confidence isn't shaken though he was disappointed with Thursday's result.