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JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

Before his election in 1960, Kennedy, a Catholic, traveled to southern Louisiana "in a series of quasi-campaign stops almost 80 days before announcing his run for president". Museum officials say thousands attended its events . They continue the commemorations today with choral groups performing this morning, a U.S. Navy band performing at 2:15 p.m.


Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic, wins 2017 Italian Open

Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic, wins 2017 Italian Open

Alexander Zverev has finally arrived as a force in men's tennis by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to win the Rome Masters. Elina Svitolina won her fourth WTA title of the year by winning the Italian Open final against Simona Halep earlier in the day.



Sale struggles, but Marrero hits 2 HRs to lift Red Sox

Farrell said after the game that the Red Sox chose to keep Boyer up and send RHP Brandon Workman down to make room when ace David Price is activated. Kevan Smith kept motoring around third and headed for home, and Rutledge's throw beat him to the plate, but skipped away from catcher Christian Vazquez .



Novak Djokovic reacts brilliantly to Marcel Granollers' victor at French Open

The 35-year-old Ferrer prevailed 5-7, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 13-11 and improved to 22-11 in five-set matches (6-1 at French Open ). Rafael Nadal beat Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in one hour and 52 minutes. "But it's hard to say whether there is significant difference on the court, because it's only a few days that we are together", added Djokovic. After losing 7-6 (4), 6-3, 4-6, 0-6, 6-4 to Martin Klizan, Lokoli did not go the net to wait for the Slovakian player.



NBA star LeBron James' property in L.A. vandalized with racial slur

He nailed 3-of-4 from 3-point range and finished with a plus/minus rating of plus-19 in the Warriors' 136-100 win. Don't let this distract you from the fact the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals . It's tough for me to say that is the case. And now Kevin Durant is strolling over and plopping into a chair to talk with NBCSportsBayArea.com about himself and his game and the upcoming NBA Finals .


Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener

Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener

That's paramount for these guys. Gatland has hinted he might have more up his sleeve, saying "it's obvious that in the first five games you're not going to show everything, you're not going to show your hand". He might have said something like "I don't believe a word of it". "We're well aware that there's a bit of bridge-building to do from 2005", said Gatland, who is a New Zealander himself and earned 17 All Blacks caps from 1988 to 1991.