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Nadal unfazed by losing number one status to Federer

Nadal unfazed by losing number one status to Federer Rafael Nadal suffered a shock 7-5, 6-3 defeat by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Friday, a result that means the Spaniard will lose the world No. "This is fantastic. So I had to play an extraordinary match, and that's what I did", said Thiem. I just want to congratulate him, that's all. "I think from Shanghai till Monte-Carlo, I hadn't finished a single tournament... [Full Article...]

Hamburg fans launch flares onto pitch following historic first relegation

Hamburg fans launch flares onto pitch following historic first relegation Hamburg had battled to victory over Moenchengladbach, but were doomed to relegation as Wolfsburg beat Cologne 4-1. Hamburg have been relegated from the Bundesliga for the first time despite a 2-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach . Titz reinvigorated the side over his eight games in charge. Elsewhere, Hoffenheim and Borussia Dortmund joined Schalke and champions Bayern Munich in the league'... [Full Article...]

Pakistan 193-6 at tea as Ireland starts life in test cricket

Pakistan 193-6 at tea as Ireland starts life in test cricket An expectant crowd of nearly 6,000 filled the temporary stands in anticipation of witnessing a piece of sporting history, with Tim Murtagh , the Middlesex seamer, delivering the historic first ball - and it wasn't without drama. But it did not take long for Ireland to make a stunning double strike on a pitch offering some sideways movement. Rankin, who had taken one wicket in his lone Test ap... [Full Article...]

Spanish Grand Prix: Twitter Reacts as Lewis Hamilton Takes Pole

Spanish Grand Prix: Twitter Reacts as Lewis Hamilton Takes Pole I felt better, I felt more grip. Australian Ricciardo's auto had some eye-catching aerodynamic upgrades for the start of the European season and ended 0.133 seconds slower after crashing in the morning, while Verstappen was third. A fuel pressure problem at the start of Q1 meant that he only had time for one hotlap at the end of the session. The Ferrari team ran with a package of upgraded ne... [Full Article...]

Jets leadership group carried team to series win against Predators

Jets leadership group carried team to series win against Predators The young Winnipeg Jets have grown up fast this postseason, so quickly that now they are headed to the first Western Conference final in their short history after knocking off the NHL's best team in the regular season. They play the same way regardless of whether they're ahead or behind. All three of those guys can put the puck in the net. As impressive as all of those results are, just as i... [Full Article...]

Carlos Carvalhal's tenure as Swansea manager looks to be over

Carlos Carvalhal's tenure as Swansea manager looks to be over Manolo Gabbiadini's 72nd-minute victor - four minutes after the Italian striker had come on as a substitute - pushed Swansea towards the Premier League trapdoor and confirmed West Brom's relegation. West Brom caretaker manager Darren Moore poses with the staff members after receiving the award. Southampton refused to comment on the incident, although their official Twitter account has n... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho reveals two players he wants at club next season

Jose Mourinho reveals two players he wants at club next season In my squad, I have some players where I would like to have better than what I have. However, this should not be disappointing them too much, as they have a good record by also holding league wins against every team in the top seven. He also said that a team can keep a new goalkeeper and central defender, only to substitute them. "When I say love, I say it footballistically - players you don't t... [Full Article...]

How to Watch Leicester City vs

How to Watch Leicester City vs Gifts and giveaways aside, it was a fitting farewell for both a fine man and a fine manager who, once this weekend is over, will hopefully return to our screens, whether in the manager's chair or the pundit's, with or without a tie. Only Wes Morgan and Kasper Schmeichel started more than Huth's 35 league games en route to the title, while his crucial victor at Tottenham Hotspur and remarkable ... [Full Article...]

Ireland cricket team to play first test match

Ireland cricket team to play first test match Although both Ireland and Afghanistan were granted Test status by the International Cricket Council a year ago, neither of the newcomers can expect to be involved in full-length Test series any time soon. Phil Simmons took over as coach and at the 2011 World Cup, the Irish stunned England in Bangalore, and in 2015 they defeated West Indies . "We would love to play Ireland in Pakistan ". [Full Article...]

Ramos Misses Penalty As Sevilla Edge Out Ronaldo-less Madrid

Ramos Misses Penalty As Sevilla Edge Out Ronaldo-less Madrid It is a pity as these are the players who play less, but we can not reproach them, they almost turned it around at the end with the two goals. "Tomorrow we will be back to work, we have another game on Saturday [at home to Celta Vigo], and that's it". [Full Article...]

Man City earn record-breaking farewell for Yaya

Man City earn record-breaking farewell for Yaya City are now on 97, meaning the first-ever 100-point haul remains possible with three points at St Mary's. Yaya Toure insists Manchester City have everything in place to enjoy great success once again next season and long into the future. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Vegas favors Warriors to win series over Rockets

National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Vegas favors Warriors to win series over Rockets Everyone - the Warriors, the Rockets, the media, the fans - has been ready for this since opening night, when the Rockets came here to Oracle Arena and beat the Warriors even with Paul dealing with an injury that would keep him out for the season's first month. [Full Article...]

UFC, ESPN Reach Multi-year Media Rights Deal

UFC, ESPN Reach Multi-year Media Rights Deal The UFC has reached a deal for their TV rights, and it's a big one. Its TV deal with FOX , which began in 2011, ends this year. Neil Best first worked at Newsday in 1982, returned in 1985 after a detour to Alaska and has been here since, specializing in high schools, college basketball, the National Football League and most recently sports media and business. [Full Article...]

MLB London Series Set for June 2019

MLB London Series Set for June 2019 The Red Sox and Yankees are now the best two teams in the Major League Baseball , with 25 and 24 wins respectively. The London Stadium hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games. Major League Baseball also announced that the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will open next season at the Tokyo Dome on 20-21 March. Steinbrenner added: "Bringing these storied t... [Full Article...]

Mark Ingram suspended first four games of 2018 season for PEDs

Mark Ingram suspended first four games of 2018 season for PEDs Despite the suspension, Ingram will still be allowed to participate in everything the Saints do this offseason, which means he'll be at training camp and he'll be allowed to play in each of the team's four preseason games. The suspension has also forced the Saints, who have a desire to feature Kamara more and more prominently in the offense, to scale back any trade intentions for Ingram. [Full Article...]

Rodney Hood refused to play in garbage time, won't be disciplined

Rodney Hood refused to play in garbage time, won't be disciplined A day after the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off a four-game sweep of the Toronto Raptors in their first-round playoff series, the biggest story around the team is not their sudden revival after a sluggish first-round series nor their chances against (probably) Boston in the upcoming conference finals. [Full Article...]

Sharks-Golden Knights Sums

Sharks-Golden Knights Sums He has four goals and three assists in nine playoff games. As an away team in 2017-18, the Knights are 25-20 SU. The Golden Knights have been below average on offense in the playoffs so far as they come in ranked 10th in scoring at 2.83 gpg, while also ranking 10th in shots taken (32.3 spg) and 11th in power play conversions, converting on 16.7% of their chances. [Full Article...]

Baker Mayfield: The top rookie quarterback for fantasy

Baker Mayfield: The top rookie quarterback for fantasy I got his number and talked to him and bounced a lot of things off of him. In 2001, one of the weakest quarterback classes of the past 20 years, Brees still couldn't crack the first round, even after Mike Vick went No. The Browns are high on Mayfield showing enough to be their starting quarterback at some point in the near future. The defensive back out of Ohio State is expected to be a starte... [Full Article...]

Mourinho able to 'give inexperienced gentle' for Anthony Martial's Man Utd exit

Mourinho able to 'give inexperienced gentle' for Anthony Martial's Man Utd exit Since the arrival of Chile worldwide Alexis Sanchez , Anthony Martial has lost his place in Manchester United first team as Mourinho prefers the ex Arsenal attacker. Anthony Martial led the line for Manchester United against Brighton in Friday night's Premier League game between the two sides, but didn't make too much of an impact. [Full Article...]

Bayern keeper can't explain costly mistake against Madrid

Bayern keeper can't explain costly mistake against Madrid Real Madrid still has four games to go in this campaign before the Champions League finals, the first is the El-Clasico match against Barcelona on Sunday. "But we believe in what we do and we will fight to achieve things". "I don't talk about referees, but it's clear that sometimes they go in your favour and other times against you, but whatever happens, you have to play football ". [Full Article...]


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