• Frenchman Hamou kicked out of French Open after kissing journalist
Frenchman Hamou kicked out of French Open after kissing journalist

Hamou was approached by Eurosport's Maly Thomas for a live interview after his 6-3 6-2 6-4 loss to Pablo Cuevas in the first round on Monday. "Maly is a highly respected journalist and we are pleased that a full apology is being offered." Thomas ― knowing she was on live TV ― attempted to laugh it off and escape Hamou's grip.

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  • Texas faces slew of lawsuits over extremist right-wing bills
Texas faces slew of lawsuits over extremist right-wing bills

Patrick blamed the House for shuttering the Texas Medical Board , the agency that licenses doctors in Texas. AUSTIN -As the clock ticks down to Monday's adjournment, Texas House members said Sunday that a special session can be averted if the Senate sends a bill to Gov.

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  • Texas' Scheffler, Vanderbilt lead NCAA golf
Texas' Scheffler, Vanderbilt lead NCAA golf

Florida State is in 12th place in the stroke play portion of the NCAA Championships, holding a 4-under overall score which included a 2-under showing in Sunday's third round. Senior Hunter Shattuck leads the team at 6-under 138 through two rounds following a second round of 4-under 68. Texas's Scott Scheffler tops the field with a two-shot lead...

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  • Gonzalez pitches White Sox over Tigers 7-3
Gonzalez pitches White Sox over Tigers 7-3

He has allowed more than three runs in eight of his 10 starts this season. With Thursday's no-hitter, in which he threw 87 pitches (50 for strikes) and allowed three walks, Giolito lowered his ERA to 2.50 over his past three starts. Frazier added a two-run homer in the fifth. "Between Houston and here, there were a few games this road trip wh...

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  • Kerber in historic loss, tearful Kvitova makes comeback
Kerber in historic loss, tearful Kvitova makes comeback

Kvitova's return delighted the fans on Court Philippe Chatrier , with the 27-year-old grateful to receive a "really heartwarming welcome" as she entered the court. After the match, she said that she was glad to have made the decision to play in Paris and that she was happy with the way she played, considering it was her first competitive match i...

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  • French Open Twitter account is a set down
French Open Twitter account is a set down

Any hopes that Tomic had of getting back into the match ended as Thiem completely blew him away in the second, as some vast hitting saw him bagel his opponent. Dominic Thiem in action on day one of the 2017 French Open . "I'm pretty happy that I got through". He rallied past French wild-card Quentin Halys 3-6, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4 in three ...

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  • Allegri turns focus to Champions League after 'beautiful' season
Allegri turns focus to Champions League after 'beautiful' season

The Old Ladies' recent dominance in Italy and fine run in the Champions League this season have been built on their incredible record at the back. The FAW confirmed on Friday that the Principality Stadium roof will be shut for the match between Juventus and Real Madrid on June 3, following talks with authorities.

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  • Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup
Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

Now that the Cavaliers have officially swept the Boston Celtics to claim championship of the East - officially because despite the Celtics valiant effort it was bound to happen, no offence - we wait with insurmountable anticipation for June 1 (that's June 2 at 3am for us on South African soil) for a three-peat meeting between the " Cavs " and...

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  • Diamondbacks beat Brewers in 10 innings
Diamondbacks beat Brewers in 10 innings

Chase Anderson gets the ball, and he is 2-1 with a 4.25 ERA and 41 strikeouts this season. Grimacing in obvious pain, he eventually walked off the field accompanied by the trainer Dan Wright and manager Craig Counsell . Carlos Torres pitched a scoreless seventh, then the Brewers snapped an 18-inning scoreless streak in the bottom half when Band...

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  • James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

The first game is scheduled for June 1st at 9pm Eastern Time you can stream it on Watch ESPN . And in Game 7, with LeBron James scoring a triple double plus a massive block and the dagger three-point shot from Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers won the game and the title, ending a sports championship drought the city of Cleveland had been living ...

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  • Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals
Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

But barring injury, more championships seem likely, even if the Cavs are big underdogs to Golden State this year. "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do". Lue said his players "probably already have seen and heard" Green's comments before, and he chalked it up to Green "speaking out of emotion". "It's tough to say that we didn't expect i...

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  • Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

The win sets up a third consecutive match-up with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship. Turns out Irving was just getting warmed up en route to scorching. Thomas, their All-Star, and small forward Jae Crowder were former second-rounders who had come to ...

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  • Mike Trout sprains thumb on headfirst slide; Angels say X-rays negative
Mike Trout sprains thumb on headfirst slide; Angels say X-rays negative

The more depressing aspect, however, is that Mike Trout , the best player in baseball, left Sunday's game following a head-first slide with what's being called a sprained thumb. Trout underwent X-rays, which showed no fracture. There was no immediate word on whether Trout would miss more time . Shoemaker has won three straight.

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  • Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic
Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

The 34-year-old, who plans to double in the 5,000 and 10,000 at the world championships, said the race also brought on a lot of pressure. "If I wasn't enjoying it, I wouldn't be winning", Farah said, holding his toddler son Hussein. Organizer Tom Jordan said it was the first time in almost a decade that athletes had problems securing visas for ...

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  • Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery
Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

The Cleveland Cavaliers were less than two hours removed from clinching their third straight Eastern Conference crown and James' seventh consecutive trip to the NBA Finals . "All their guys, they're just dedicated to basketball". Given what Thomas endured this postseason and how he handled it is nothing short of remarkable.

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  • Brook loses world title to Spence in Sheffield
Brook loses world title to Spence in Sheffield

Brook was aiming to defend his belt for the fourth time but was coming into the fight on the back of a defeat, having lost to Gennady Golovkin after stepping up to middleweight. "I was a little bit off with my offence and defence, but I give Kell a lot of credit". But he opted to remain at welterweight and take on his mandatory challenger Spe...

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  • Cloud Computing dashes Triple Crown hopes
Cloud Computing dashes Triple Crown hopes

Todd Pletcher's Always Dreaming , sent off as the 6-5 favorite, broke sharply and took the lead in the field of 10, with Mark Casse's Classic Empire just off his side. Horses leave the starting gate Saturday during the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore . Jockey John Velazquez said his horse did n...

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  • But could be last as Arsenal boss
But could be last as Arsenal boss

Arsenal have ended up fifth in the Premier League table with 75 points from 38 matches, a point behind Liverpool , who have clinched the fourth and final Champions League spot. He needs to go through some tests at the moment and we'll see how well he comes out of that. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said the red card "was harsh , but we...

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  • Ferrari shows the pace at Monaco GP as Mercedes struggles
Ferrari shows the pace at Monaco GP as Mercedes struggles

Despite his vehicle struggling for pace this year the Australian's wall-hugging exploits saw him post the second-fastest time in the second practice session. Claiming pole position is always crucial at the Monaco GP and it will be an extra-special occasion for Hamilton if he achieves it. But there was on-track action throughout, partly to get a...

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  • Agassi Teams Up With Djokovic At French Open
Agassi Teams Up With Djokovic At French Open

But the eight-time Grand Slam title victor, who has kept his distance from professional tennis since retiring in 2006, said he will only be in Paris for a few rounds and that the partnership with Djokovic will not be a full-time post. Hence something bold and completely different: Earlier this month he excused his entire coaching staff and late...

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  • Klopp's current side is the worst Liverpool team I've played against - Barton
Klopp's current side is the worst Liverpool team I've played against - Barton

While Arsenal failed to mount a title bid in 2016-17 and ultimately finished outside the Champions League places in fifth, they can still get their hands on a trophy this season. "You have been at the games, and you cannot say that the environment for the group of players was especially positive". "I would not say we're already in because quali...

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  • Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5
Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

I'm so used to 154-point blowouts and games that are over four minutes into the first quarter that I forgot what I'm supposed to write so instead I'm just going to break every conventionality that my journalism professors taught me and instead lead this post with a sentence in all caps and follow it up with a ridiculous run-on sentence that's givin...

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  • James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win
James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

James scored 35 points, passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list along the way, and Kyrie Irving had 24 for Cleveland . LeBron James looks to pass around Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley . Yes, this was a tough way for it to end, as the Celtics got waxed at home by 33 points and were missing their best p...

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  • LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record
LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

What was left of his team in the 2015 NBA Finals was not far off, if not on the same level as the Daniel Gibson Cavaliers of his first tilt, yet he single-handedly took the eventual champions to six games. He said his goal is not about passing Jordan in titles, points or MVP awards. James admitted Thursday he's been feeling sick this week, ...

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  • Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/22/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/22/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Gibson vowed to be back in the lineup Monday but coach Randy Carlyle was not as optimistic, telling reporters: "We'll do an assessment tomorrow and we'll do an assessment once we get to Nashville on Monday morning and see where that takes us".

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  • Ligue 1 champ Monaco sign promising midfielder Tielemans
Ligue 1 champ Monaco sign promising midfielder Tielemans

As recently as the weekend, Van Holsbeeck had still been suggesting that Tielemans could yet move to the Premier League , though it was not his preferred destination for the 20-year-old. "The transfer fee will be £21.6m plus bonuses involved". Now, with Tielemans set to join Monaco, it would appear Bakayoko could leave the club. He told his ne...

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  • Alonso 'second favourite' to win Indy 500
Alonso 'second favourite' to win Indy 500

But just below the surface was also an underlying fear: What would happen next year? Indeed, he wasn't supposed to make much headway in the sport at all, coming from a family of relatively modest means, but his sheer talent and willpower won through.

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  • Pogba, Mkhitaryan lead Man Utd to emotional Europa League triumph
Pogba, Mkhitaryan lead Man Utd to emotional Europa League triumph

United will participate in next season's UEFA Champions League as a result. After that, United went to work, determined to inspire their city . That they succeeded in doing so was a testament to their strength of character. United were largely in control for most of the game as an inexperienced Ajax side struggled to create any significant...

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  • Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics
Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James had that look - faraway, yet focused. "I didn't have it tonight", James said. With about 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Irving pulled off this fun pass fake on the way to the hoop. This is an uncharacteristic shot chart for LeBron James and not just because of the disproportionate number of miss...

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  • Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell
Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell

Claiming pole position was Scott Dixon , ahead of Ed Carpenter . "You'd never think that'd happen to us here", he told Newshub. "I was surprised when I saw some of the numbers yesterday and when he did that 232, a little pressure went away to be honest with you", Carpenter said.

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