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Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

As Britain's Andy Murray is number one seed, he will be drawn at the opposite end to world number two Novak Djokovic . There will be no gentle start for the favourites at the French Open starting this weekend, with nine-time victor Rafa Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic on a semi-final collision course.


Iowa's Adams selected as Big Ten Player of the Year

Iowa's Adams selected as Big Ten Player of the Year

Iowa coach Rick Heller said his starter's fastball didn't have the velocity or life it normally does. In the second inning, the second team All-Big Ten selection smashed a home run to right to get the scoring off to the races in what would be a wild one.


Everton determined to sign Wayne Rooney from Manchester United

Everton determined to sign Wayne Rooney from Manchester United

In what could well be his last game for Manchester United Rooney lifted the Europa League but it pales into insignificance compared to Monday's terror attack. Let's not forget his remarkable record - he the all-time record goalscorer for England and Manchester United , has won everything in club football and last night played in his fourth European final.



LeBron James Gives Great Response To Breaking Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

In so doing, James increased his career postseason scoring total to 5,995 points, eclipsing Jordan's record tally of 5,987 points. I'm a playmaker. I'm a player. James' postseason scoring record is a tribute to his consistency: He made his playoff debut at age 21 in 2006 and has never failed to advance to at least the second round in the 11 years since.



LeBron's critics return after stinky Game 3 performance

LeBron James was whistled for his fourth foul with nearly seven minutes left in the first half Tuesday, sending him to the bench early in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. The fan repeated the line about just 11 points. The Boston Celtics rallied back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter on Sunday to beat Cleveland Cavaliers , and they did it without Isaiah Thomas .


Red Sox win 4th straight

Red Sox win 4th straight

The Red Sox have accounted for half of those instances. It was the 11th strikeout of the night for Pomeranz , matching the career high he set August 25, 2016, at Tampa Bay. Roark (4-2) completed seven innings for the first time in seven starts and held the Mariners to 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position. "It's not based exclusively on the name on the back of his jersey", Farrell said.