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Australian Open 2017: Rafael Nadal riddles past Gael Monfils to reach quarters

The current No. 9-ranked player will need to get through a higher ranked Milos Raonic and the victor of the David Goffin (No. 11)/Grigor Dmitrov (No. "It's great news for our sport", Nadal said after the victory. Nadal, the ninth seed, is now one ...

Packers-Steelers Super Bowl should be one for the ages

Saints fans arch-rival the hated Atlanta Falcons, or the New England Patriots, who we are just exhausted of seeing in Super Bowls? - The 36-17 win by the Patriots over the Steelers improved the Patriots record to 9-4 in AFC Championship Games.

Facts & Figures: Patriots headed to ninth Super Bowl

So much for Tom Brady's four-game suspension derailing the Patriots' season! Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin then proceeded to throw his red challenge flag before the Patriots could snap the football again. After beginning the 2016 season sus...

Martina Navratilova tells Johanna Konta how to beat Serena Williams

And the 2016 Australian Open semi-finalist has confidence that she can upset the odds and repeat the feat, despite facing one of tennis' most successful players of all times. Venus's victory over Barthel thrust her into the last eight for a ninth tim...

Thierry Henry blasts Granit Xhaka for red card vs Burnley

It might have been the opening of the floodgates, a moment to loosen Burnley's compact rearguard, but as Wenger lamented later Arsenal made things complicated for themselves when Granit Xhaka was shown a red card for a risky, late challenge on B...

NFC & AFC Championship Game schedule

Could be Lewis. Could be White. In December, Bell averaged a healthy 5.2 yards per carry. The Patriots are used to the big-game distractions, and quite possibly as an organization are genuinely unphased by such a big game . There are some out th...

Packers: Aaron Rodgers, Matt Ryan foes on field, good friends off

The combination of Freeman and Coleman in the backfield makes the Falcons offense especially unsafe because keying in on Ryan and the passing game isn't a realistic possibility. Books offering two-team National Football League teasers are facing a ...

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Rafael Nadal clinches record 10th French Open title

With the victory, Nadal now has 15 Grand Slam titles, one more than Pete Sampras and behind only rival Roger Federer on the all-time list. He claimed a second break moments...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

Teams chasing those two squads may make up ground quickest with a veteran player they can only get through free agency or a trade, so that may have to wait until July. The 76ers wo...

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

The Russian team played an overwhelming advantage throughout the match, creating a huge number of unsafe moments. Russian Federation remained composed against New Zealand in ...

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

On the base paths, LSU was hurt by its own poor choices and by a missed call on the umpires. In what we thought was going to be a close , tight game, top-seeded Oregon State...

Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup

He was disappointed with the scoreline and urged his teammates to win the next game of the group. "Tomorrow we have a very important game with Russia", Santos said with a pained ...

Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Now, you may say: "So what?" "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. Yes, they drafted wisely and built soundly. Just like he did...

Injured Frankie Dettori pulls out of Royal Ascot with arm injury

It's the most special five days, there are richer meetings but nowhere else has the history or the tradition. Strike The Tiger was running in the concluding Windsor Castle Stakes...

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

This isn't like most Opens. The Offaly man posted a disappointing 74, which saw last year's runner-up move from one under to one over at the end of the second round. On every h...

US Open at a glance

Four others are within three shots as the third round winds down. Brain Harman has a one-shot lead at 12 under. Then he had a run of three birdies. Matsuyama, the world number ...

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

He said he'll play a lot and work on his putting in advance of the British Open at Royal Birkdale next month. "If you look at this golf course and you talk to me, Jason or Rory, ...

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India wary of rejuvenated Pakistan: Kohli

India , however, does have an upper hand since Pakistan usually is on the losing side against India in ICC tournaments . Pakistan's fielding and catching was exceptional...

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Koepka , a power-hitting U.S. Ryder Cup team member, said, "I'm pretty chill anyway". "I hope the moment will come as soon as possible". I guess I've just kind of always been tha...

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

No one took advantage of Erin Hills like Fowler. Okay, the former Masters champion's 72 surely wasn't quite what he had in mind before teeing-off, but it could have been so much ...

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Kunitz opened the show with the first goal of the game, and then won it in double overtime when he took a pass from Crosby and knuckled his shot past Craig Anderson to send the P...

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. On Wednesda...

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

They get to celebrate Curry , Klay Thompson, coach Steve Kerr , and Finals MVP Kevin Durant , who unlike the others will be in his first championship parade. "They want to tal...

Sarfraz happy to 'prove critics wrong' after historic win

Pakistan will now play the victor of Thursday's second semi between India or Bangladesh in Sunday's final at the Oval. Earlier, Pakistan bowlers led by Hasan Ali put up a...

Johnson on course, opens with a par

Dustin Johnson will start as favourite when the 117th US Open tees off here on Thursday, with forecasted rain expected to boost the world number one's big-hitting game at the ...

McGregor prohibited from elbowing, kicking Mayweather during fight

After the August 26 bout at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas , the talking point will revolve around the payouts, more than the quality of the 12-round fight. While some media outl...