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Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

Days after lifting a historic 10th French Open title, tennis star Rafael Nadal has announced that as a result of the gruelling clay-court season, he will not be playing at Queens this year. Nadal, 31, came through 6-2 6-3 6-1 against the Swiss third seed to claim his 15th major title. The season-opening Australian Open and season-ending US Open are played on hardcourts while the French Open is on clay and Wimbledon is contested on grass.



Cristiano Ronaldo again skips questions after Portugal win

It is fair to say that in a match with Mexico , Portugal was more concerned about restraining an opponent than about an attack. A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal have beaten Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017 Confederations Cup hosts Russia in their Group A match in front of a sell-out crowd in Moscow .



Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand — FIFA Confederations Cup

One major drawback in the game for Portugal was their young left back Raphael guerreiro was left injured in the second half near the one hour mark and had to be substituted to prevent further damage. Mexico equalised in the 54th minute when the Mexican frontline combined to set up a great play to find Raul Jiminez who fired home to bring the match back on to level terms before Peralta then hit the victor in the 72nd minute from a Javier Aquino pass to ensure that Mexico lead group ...



Guerreiro suffers suspected broken leg in Portugal win

Portugal were held to a 2-2 draw by Mexico in their opening Group A game at the Confederations Cup , with Hector Moreno grabbing a late equaliser after Cedric Soares and Ricardo Quaresma had scored for Fernando Santos' side. Hosts Russia started their campaign with a 2-0 win over New Zealand and they will hope to build on that as Portugal look to get their first win of the tournament.


Markelle Fultz works out with 76ers before NBA Draft

Markelle Fultz works out with 76ers before NBA Draft

He got so many accolades and showed he was the best player in the country. If the Celtics do acquire Hayward, there may not be enough playing time to go around between Hayward, Brown, and either Jackson or Tatum. I'm not anxious about what other people think and other people say. If the Sixers think they have a favorable matchup with a smaller defender on Simmons , they can post him up in an effort to maximize the perceived advantage.