Thursday July 20-th, 2017

'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Nadal before French Open 'I'm the favourite? I don't care', says Nadal before French Open

Roger Federer and Pete Sampras have seven Wimbledon titles, Martina Navratilova nine. - Only three players have won the tournament without losing a single set: Ilie Nastase (1973), Borg (1978 and 1980), and Nadal (2008 and 2010 ). "That's gre...

Is Wenger right to say that some Arsenal fans are a disgrace? Is Wenger right to say that some Arsenal fans are a disgrace?

Ozil's corner was headed on to a post by Welbeck and Ramsey also hit the woodwork from three yards out. With 14 minutes remaining, the Blues got back into the game through Diego Costa's shot that bobbled in, but Ramsey headed in the victor just t...

Moussa Dembele declared fit as Hoops prepare to clinch Treble

Rodgers, who hopes to guide his side to a first domestic treble since 2001, admitted that his squad had performed better than he had envisaged when he first met them last summer. An Aberdeen FC spokesperson said: "Following this week's tragic event...

Tigers, White Sox open 4-game set with doubleheader Tigers, White Sox open 4-game set with doubleheader

Right-hander Mike Pelfrey will start Game 1 of the doubleheader for the White Sox. Detroit had another scoring opportunity in the fourth with runners on first and second, but Danish was able to escape striking out Iglesias and Romaine flew out to c...

Scott Jamieson cards flawless opening round to share clubhouse lead at Wentworth

The four-time major victor was therefore assessed a two-shot penalty and eventually signed for a one-under-par 71 to lie four shots behind clubhouse leaders Scott Jamieson , Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Francesco Molinari . "I decided before I went out...

Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina Jorge Sampaoli seems set to swap Sevilla for Argentina

Champions League elimination coincided with a general downturn in results as Sevilla won only three of 13 games in all competitions to surrender third place in La Liga to Atletico Madrid. 'All parties are satisfied by the agreement reached, ' said ...

Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal, says Conte

That relative lack of success has driven a clear wedge between Gunners fans - those who back Wenger and those who want him gone - and the lack of clarity over his future has contributed to fears that the likes of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could...

Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP 1st practice

Last year's race victor Lewis Hamilton , who had topped the morning season ahead of Vettel, failed to improve on that time in the afternoon and trailed Vettel by more than a second in eighth, with teammate Valtteri Bottas 10th. The Briton set the ...

Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

How do they stop runaway Premier League champions Chelsea? We are focused. We know it is going to be hard. "Obviously it's really disappointing not to get into the top four", Welbeck said of Arsenal's season. Among the clubs trounced were Ar...

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

Nadal , who will play France's Benoit Paire in the first round, is in the same half of the draw as Djokovic , who will take on the unseeded Marcel Granollers in the opening round. However, a year on from a triumph that suggested he had finally m...

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors - film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice. The Warriors have rolled through the playoffs, having yet to lose a game. ...

Murray struggled for focus after reaching top

Despite being a big favorite to win his 10th singles title at Roland Garros, Nadal is seeded fourth in the tournament behind top-seeded Andy Murray , No. "What helped me is that I was able to practice as much as I wanted, because I was healthy eno...

Matching Senna's poles would be unreal for Hamilton

Hamilton has 64 pole positions to his name, one less than F1 great Ayrton Senna , but only one of those in Monaco - where he won a year ago and in 2008. "I want Sebastian to be at his best when he gets in the auto, so I don't have any intention o...

National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Penguins beat Senators

Kunitz, who had some of the lowest totals of his career, opened and closed the scoring for the Penguins, hadn't scored in 34 games (21 regular season and 13 playoff games). The Pittsburgh Penguins will face the Nashville Predators in the 2017 St...

Kyle Busch scores $1 million with All-Star race victory

Larson might not win this race but he should finish ahead of Busch in the head-to-head sports betting matchup. There would not be much down time for the competitors, though, as the Open began less than an hour later. Tight racing from earlier this ...

Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final Wenger's future at Arsenal will be decided after FA Cup final

Koscielny was shown a straight red card for a wild lunge on Enner Valencia in the early stages of Sunday's 3-1 victory over Everton , a result that did not prove enough to secure Champions League qualification as both Manchester City and Liverpool...

Jacoby Ellsbury concussed after slamming into wall Jacoby Ellsbury concussed after slamming into wall

Ellsbury's head jarred into the wall as the ball landed in his glove, and he crumpled to the field. NY tacked on runs with Matt Holliday's sacrifice fly in the sixth and Brett Gardner's RBI single over a drawn-in infield in the seventh. Royals OF ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic coy over Manchester United future

Ibra picked up a serious knee injury during the return game of the Europa League quarter finals against Anderlecht and the injury has thrown his Man Utd future into doubt. It is normal, I wanted to be on the pitch but the situation is this. That's ...

Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft lottery win

They were guaranteed no worse than the No. 4 pick to add to a team that had the best record in the East this season behind All-Star Isaiah Thomas. Phoenix get the fourth pick while the Sacramento Kings round out the top 5. "We interviewed Markel...

Marcus Smart disappeared in Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers Marcus Smart disappeared in Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers

With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 debacle by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show. We were also making plans to go get Kevin Durant and A...

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