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French Open draw -- Serena Williams could face Maria Sharapova in 4th round

French Open draw -- Serena Williams could face Maria Sharapova in 4th round

Serena, the champion in 2002, 2013 and 2015, will start against Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. But the decision of whether to give that player a seed remains up to tournament organisers. Zverev, who lost to Nadal in the Rome final last weekend, has never got beyond the 3rd round in Paris and was defeated in the first round previous year.


Ken Burns on heavyweight champion Jack Johnson and the legacy of racism

Ken Burns on heavyweight champion Jack Johnson and the legacy of racism

The federal law made it illegal to transport across state lines "any woman or girl for the goal of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". The pardon, which wasn't on the president's public schedule, came hours after Mr. Trump announced he is canceling the Singapore summit with North Korea .


Celtics push James, Cavs to brink with Game 5 win

Celtics push James, Cavs to brink with Game 5 win

The Cavs are in a risky spot. The Cleveland Cavaliers entered Wednesday's Game 5 with two straight wins, momentum and the hopes of putting the team in position to clinch the series at home on Friday. During timeouts, he wiped sweat and perhaps some frustration from his forehead. Back and forth the Celtics went, arguing who deserves the title of greatest player ever.


French Open organizers won't give Serena Williams a seeding

French Open organizers won't give Serena Williams a seeding

Fresh from attending the Royal wedding , Serena Williams will take aim at the upstarts who have been honeymooning at the majors in her absence when she makes her long-awaited Grand Slam return at Roland Garros . In contrast, the women's seedings usually follow the WTA rankings list but can be tweaked by the All England Club in special circumstances. Maria Sharapova , who has often been on the wrong side of a one-sided rivalry with Williams, supported a rule that would allow ...


Twitter reacts to Warriors choking away Game 5

Twitter reacts to Warriors choking away Game 5

Houston holds a 3-2 series lead heading into Game 6. The Houston Rockets edged the reigning champion Golden State Warriors , 98-94, on Thursday, May 24, to move within one win of reaching the NBA Finals. Paul jabbed Curry and stepped back to hit a long 3-pointer. The Celtics now lead the Cavaliers 3-2 in the Eastern Conference finals. "We just have to continue what we're doing".


Neymar undergoes medical ahead of World Cup

Neymar undergoes medical ahead of World Cup

The 26-year-old was snapped at the Granja Comary training centre in Teresopolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil , dribbling round cones, heading balls and even shooting. He underwent surgery in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte on March 3 and is now in the final phase of his recovery, according to the Brazil team's medical staff.