• French Open 2018: WTA Insider picks the best quotes of Week 1
French Open 2018: WTA Insider picks the best quotes of Week 1

I always wanted to be a superhero, and it's kind of my way of being a superhero. Despite exercising before her return, Williams weighed 93.1 kg (205 lb). At the beginning of the second, the Australian struck again by breaking to love. Despite the already impressive comeback, Williams also told the magazine that she was keen to have another chil...

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  • Baby talk: Serena’s return highlights challenges facing tennis-playing parents
Baby talk: Serena’s return highlights challenges facing tennis-playing parents

She suffered complications at the time of the birth due to a pulmonary embolism. The American was also asked whether her experience of being at a Grand Slam had changed since becoming a mother. That's hard. And just coming back from the physical part of having a baby, at my age, is never really easy. Serena Williams is officially back! ...

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  • Anticipated or anticlimactic? Warriors-Cavs 4 in NBA Finals
Anticipated or anticlimactic? Warriors-Cavs 4 in NBA Finals

Game 1 will be hosted by the Warriors at Oracle Arena on Thursday night. The Warriors won't be overwhelmed by the moment and discombobulated on the road like the Celtics were. We'll have to see but I'm all for bringing him back. Film-wise, those two games are meaningless now. Only Hill played a significant role in Cleveland's seven-game d...

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  • Glenn Kaplan: How Much Longer will Lebron James Rule the East For?
Glenn Kaplan: How Much Longer will Lebron James Rule the East For?

His eighth straight NBA Finals sets up as one of his most hard, flanked by a largely unheralded set of teammates who force him to do much more at 33 than most other players are ever asked. But during the first quarter this happened, and Kevin Love never made a return to the game. The victor of the series will take on either the reigning champi...

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  • Poor shooting, turnovers doom Celtics in Game 7 loss to Cavaliers
Poor shooting, turnovers doom Celtics in Game 7 loss to Cavaliers

Her thirst for the four-time MVP and three-time National Basketball Association champion is well documented , so it's no surprise that Rihanna was overjoyed when James pulled his team to victory over the Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

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  • Aston Villa fans slam Robert Snodgrass for his performance on Twitter
Aston Villa fans slam Robert Snodgrass for his performance on Twitter

Since departing for a temporary move to Hull in the January window, the 21-year-old has been in fine form, netting seven goals in 13 appearances to help Nigel Adkins' side avoid the drop. The 27-year-old latched on to a Ryan Sessegnon through ball to slide home early in the second half. The Cottagers finished third in the table this season afte...

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  • Patrick's heralded career comes to close with Indy 500 crash
Patrick's heralded career comes to close with Indy 500 crash

Patrick finished 35th in the Daytona 500 earlier this year after crashing out of the race on Lap 101 of 207. "The greatest memory for me was my first Indy 500 in 2005, 13 years ago", Patrick told CBS News' Dana Jacobson . I was wondering if I would ever win it. Many fans were thrilled by Power's win, particularly those in his native home of ...

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  • Chelsea's Courtois expects Mourinho 'surprises' in FA Cup final
Chelsea's Courtois expects Mourinho 'surprises' in FA Cup final

Conte later won an appeal, clearing him of any wrongdoing in the case. The Pink Devils completed three locations above Chelsea within the Premier League however bookies are struggling to separate the edges forward of the Wembley showpiece.

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  • Former US Open champion's wife arrested on domestic violence charges
Former US Open champion's wife arrested on domestic violence charges

He also stated he was the "sane one of the bunch" and that his "wife has gone insane". "I don't think anybody needs to come out here". She was charged with domestic battery and resisting arrest . The deputies wrote in their report that she was trying "to tense her body and blocking herself from sitting down in the vehicle". "Everyone is fine",...

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  • SIU Golf | Wilhoit moves up to 19th place at NCAA Regional
SIU Golf | Wilhoit moves up to 19th place at NCAA Regional

Schaake was three-over for the day and five-over for the tournament when round two was suspended. Freshman Alex Shead shot his second straight even-par 71 for the Jaguars and is tied for 33rd (E), while sophomore Gustav Andersson and freshmen Laken Hinton and Olof Gunnarsson picked up a few strokes in round two.

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  • Capitals' Backstrom misses 4th straight game
Capitals' Backstrom misses 4th straight game

Both teams back to full strength. And they found one in their headline players. That all changed in the first period of Tuesday night's game. Washington , DC- The first and second games went as well as imaginable for the Washington Capitals .

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  • Cardinals WR Christian Kirk arrested, charged with criminal damage
Cardinals WR Christian Kirk arrested, charged with criminal damage

Kirk has been charged with criminal damage. Kirk, a wide receiver who starred at Saguaro High School before playing for Texas A&M , was selected by the Cardinals in the second round of last month's National Football League draft. While this is new information to most of us, teams were aware of it, and obviously it didn't really affect his dr...

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  • I won't hinder Rooney if he wants to leave Everton, insists Allardyce
I won't hinder Rooney if he wants to leave Everton, insists Allardyce

It is understood Rooney has been offered a contract until the end of the 2020 MLS season. The speculation over the 32-year-old increased on Friday when he left training early, although it has since been reported that it was due to an injury which will keep him out of Sunday's match with West Ham United.

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  • Ederson signs contract extension at Manchester City until 2025
Ederson signs contract extension at Manchester City until 2025

City's 100-point haul comes after they set a new Premier League points record by beating Brighton in midweek, taking them past the total set by Chelsea in 2004-05. "We need more consistency to challenge and a little bit more luck with injuries", said Klopp on Sunday. Chelsea's record of 95 from the 2004/05 fell as City beat Brighton in mi...

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  • Boston Celtics thump Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference Finals opener
Boston Celtics thump Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference Finals opener

James finished with 15 points on 5-of-16 shooting with seven rebounds and nine assists. LeBron has a lovely game, but he's also got a handsome mind who could probably tell you what he had for lunch on May 11 of 2006 and give you the exact details of the food he ate, who he ate with, who prepared it and where he was when he shopped for the food or...

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  • Webb Simpson takes control of Players Championship with record-tying round
Webb Simpson takes control of Players Championship with record-tying round

It was also his best score in relation to par since 2013, though he has played only sparingly in the ensuing five years while nursing a serious back injury. Woods said he could not quite get it together on a day when birdies were there to be had. "All the swing work that I've done for the last couple of months I'm feeling comfortable with it now an...

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  • Djokovic dumped out of Madrid by Edmund
Djokovic dumped out of Madrid by Edmund

After the match, Djokovic praised Edmund for playing "the best tennis of his life", but also acknowledged that "there are obvious things that are not working well for me". Edmund, an unseeded Brit, defeated former No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets on Wednesday. Until he withdrew from the 2017 U.S. Open, the Serbian star had played in 51 con...

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  • LeBron James is much more than an athlete
LeBron James is much more than an athlete

Nevertheless, James is the best player in the National Basketball Association right now; he's got the Adam Hensley Seal of Approval for this season's MVP. James' squad has knocked the Raptors out of the postseason each of the last three years. While his need to be the focal point is understandable, Griffin believes both him and James could have...

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  • Tiger Woods heading for this year's Irish Open: rumours
Tiger Woods heading for this year's Irish Open: rumours

A three-time victor of the Claret Jug, Woods last appearance in The Open Championship came in 2015 at St. Andrew's, when he failed to make the cut. Dubai Duty Free's decision to commit to sponsoring the event for another four years was a major boost as it means there is a minimum prize fund of $7 million which makes it a highly appealing option...

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  • Tony Bellew blasts referee after third-round knockdown
Tony Bellew blasts referee after third-round knockdown

But Saturday's bout at London's O2 Arena rarely looked like lasting as long. Haye was seeking to take back the pace of the fight with his jab, however, he was still getting countered by the now patient Bellew. 'I'll have to review the tapes, I was bettered tonight, ' Haye said. Everything happens for a reason. Styles make fights. He is BHop [Bernar...

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  • Zinedine Zidane Comments On Cristiano Ronaldo Injury As Liverpool Final Looms
Zinedine Zidane Comments On Cristiano Ronaldo Injury As Liverpool Final Looms

The line on his injury from the club as the game played out was that the 33-year-old had "sprained" his ankle, but as reported by Goal , the situation and the severity of his injury is as yet unclear. Luis Suarez hacked Varane down while contesting for the ball, but the referee overlooked the incident, and the Uruguayan's pass pick out Messi, who ...

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  • LeBron haunts Raptors with yet another legendary moment
LeBron haunts Raptors with yet another legendary moment

James, who has been dominating the playoffs so far, is averaging 34.4 points, 9.9 rebounds and 9.0 assists per game so far this postseason, which also includes the seven-game thriller with the Indiana Pacers in the first round. "We started it in the backcourt but for some reason we let him out of the trap". "I mean honestly, I wanted to have a ch...

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  • Liverpool holds off Roma to reach Champions League final
Liverpool holds off Roma to reach Champions League final

Liverpool now sit third in the Premier League table but losing against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday will hand the Blues, who have a game in hand, a great chance of catching up. The Egyptian sensation is hotly tipped to be Cristiano Ronaldo's fierce rival for the Balon D'or this year, but Salah maintains that the game will be between ...

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  • Swinging Pelicans blow out Warriors, trim series to 2-1
Swinging Pelicans blow out Warriors, trim series to 2-1

During each of the Warriors' upcoming playoff games, Steph IQ will go live as soon as Curry drains one from behind the arc. Unfortunately for Holiday, there isn't a human in the world who can stop Curry once he gets his shot going, and all he can do is make it as hard as possible.

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  • Patriots considered trading up to draft Baker Mayfield
Patriots considered trading up to draft Baker Mayfield

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots selected running backs, surprising many; other than Barkley, no running back was projected in the first round. According to Mills, the Patriots might have been the team making that offer. However, if they didn't take him there, they might have missed out on picking him altogether.

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