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Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

Kerr also was present in a coaches' meeting Friday. The Warriors coach is expected to attend Game 1 against the Spurs at Oracle Arena on Sunday after missing the last few weeks due to recurring back problems, CSN Bay Area reported . Kerr made an appearance at the team's Saturday practice, though assistant Mike Brown still ran the show. His ability to be here means a lot. "He looks good", Brown said.


Nadal to face Djokovic in Madrid semi-final

Nadal to face Djokovic in Madrid semi-final

However, the 29-year-old has found respite in his brother and spiritual guru, Pepe Imaz's, presence in his coaching box having survived in a minor scare in his second round clash with Nicolas Almagro. "I wasn't expecting myself to play well this week at all", said Kyrgios , who had to pull out of last week's Estoril Open to attend his grandfather's funeral.



Spurs rout Rockets to win West semifinal series

I thought Houston played the better game that night and the injury to Kawhi Leonard had me believing Houston would pull it out, but ultimately Manu Ginobili led the Spurs to the overtime victory. Popovich said Jonathan Simmons will start in place of Leonard. "Similar to us, I feel like, where a guy goes down, somebody steps in". "It stings. We've just got to figure out a way to get better and we will".


Djokovic and Nadal battle through in Madrid

Djokovic and Nadal battle through in Madrid

Top-ranked Andy Murray made his debut at the Madrid Open with a comfortable 6-4, 6-3 win over wild card Marius Copil of Romania in the second round on Tuesday. Nadal edged their only previous meeting on clay at Rome Masters past year. Canada's Milos Raonic was also successful today as he saw off Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 6-4, 6-4 while Kei Nishikori of Japan was forced to come from a set down to see of Diego Schwartzman of Argentina 1-6, 6-0, 6-4.


Ryan Hanigan collects three hits in Rockies debut

Ryan Hanigan collects three hits in Rockies debut

Padres: RHP Jered Weaver (0-2, 4.71) has allowed 10 homers in five starts, including two in a 3-2 loss at Colorado on April 11. Yangervis Solarte's sacrifice fly in the first and Erick Aybar's solo homer in the fifth resulted in the only runs.


Thiem ousts Cuevas to set a rematch with Nadal

Thiem ousts Cuevas to set a rematch with Nadal

The 14-time major victor has been in a league of his own on clay this year and will match Djokovic's record of 30 ATP Masters 1000 titles if he beats Dominic Thiem or Pablo Cuevas in his homeland on Sunday. Just like Nadal, Thiem also has dropped just one set so far in the Madrid Open but the eight seed faces a completely different test against Nadal in the finals.