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Tearful Almagro retires from French Open second round

Tearful Almagro retires from French Open second round

There was del Potro, pounding those intimidating forehands and big serves and only showing signs of his years of wrist troubles when trying to hit his backhand while advancing to the second round with a 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory over qualifier Guido Pella in an all-Argentine matchup.


Boston Red Sox: Drew Pomeranz finding his form on the mound

Boston Red Sox: Drew Pomeranz finding his form on the mound

It wasn't a totally far-fetched scene. The Red Sox will not have second baseman Dustin Pedroia for the remainder of the series. While he found it "weird" to walk into the visitors' clubhouse Monday, Sale said he was excited to catch up with his former teammates and pitching coach Don Cooper, who called him "one of the top 10 pitchers in the world".



Golden State Warriors warn of counterfeit tickets for NBA Finals

Their combined 24-1 record is the best mark for two teams entering the Finals in National Basketball Association history. "I told the team the good news is the team is really healthy, the bad news is the coaching staff is dropping like flies, " Kerr joked.



Gareth Bale not 100pc fit for final

He has been playing very well the last few weeks. It was a goal I set myself at the beginning of the season and, thank God, I achieved it. With the option of a double on the cards. It's impossible to deny whoever wins this game between Ronaldo and Buffon, will walk away with the 2017 Ballon d'Or. How Real would have gone with him in its lineup on a regular basis through the spring and early summer is unknowable but worryingly for Bale, Zinedine Zidane's team has not appeared to ...


Arsenal board set to rubber-stamp Arsène Wenger new contract

Arsenal board set to rubber-stamp Arsène Wenger new contract

They will look back together on the season, which ended on a high with Saturday's FA Cup final victory over Chelsea but fell short in the Premier League, where the team finished fifth. In the midst of those protests, the club endured a turbulent spell as Arsenal crashed out of the Champions League following a 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich in February and suffered crushing away defeats against Liverpool, West Brom and Crystal Palace.



Ottawa Senators Force Game 7 But Face New Obstacle

Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71) celebrates his goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Phil Kessel (81), Trevor Daley (6) and Scott Wilson (23) during the second period of game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.