But the oddest bit of cosmic connection was that Ostapenko had become the first player since Gustavo Kuerten to claim the French Open as their maiden title; and Kuerten won the French Open on June 8, 1997, the day the Latvian was born.
Ainge confirmed the Celtics brought in Tatum for a workout Monday, and that the team plans to host Jackson for a workout Tuesday. It means that the 76ers will have Ben Simmons and this year's first overall pick on the court next year along with Joel Embiid , 2014's third overall pick too provided they all remain healthy.
Meanwhile, former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has confirmed that the player's heart is already at Manchester United . Manchester United sold Ronaldo to Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 for £80m and they have tried to set up a deal for his return on at least one occasion since his departure.
UFC officials confirmed the match-up today, while at the same time also informing Germaine de Randamie that she has been stripped for her 145lb title due to her refusal to fight 'Cyborg'. On the heels of the UFC's announcement, de Randamie issued her own statement via social media. "I am fighting at a more natural weight", Cyborg said.
As such, the Pacers have seemingly hopped on the phones and are trying their best to offload their exiting super star via a trade. Word is that we will find out soon about a potential George deal to the Cavaliers , before the NBA Draft this Thursday most likely.
Russia's Denis Glushakov , top, chips the ball over New Zealand goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic to score the opening goal during the Confederations, Cup Group A soccer match between Russian Federation and New Zealand , at the St.Petersburg st.
After hitting 13 home runs in 72 contests past year as a rookie, Healy has 30 career blasts in his first 139 games. Khris Davis hit a 442-foot, two-run homer with two outs in the third inning. Yankee bats, however, looked worn out in managing just three runs and six hits over 6 1⁄3 innings against righthander Jharel Cotton, who came in 3-7 with a 5.52 ERA.
Cedric Soares looked to have given the European champions the three points with a goal in the 86th, but newly-signed AS Roma defender Hector Moreno scored off a corner to rescue a point for the CONCACAF representatives. They scored in the last few minutes and now we think of the next game. Cristiano Ronaldo is finally getting an attacking partner he can count on.
There's going to be a lot of action, in the next two days and in the coming weeks. "We have some control over what's happening now - but now we're on the clock". Nobody scored more among available players than the 33-year-old Eaves, who cracked the 20-goal plateau for only the second time with 32 last season.
Pakistan advanced to the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy final on the back of a superb bowling performance and a century opening stand, as they crushed England by eight wickets in their semi-final clash in Cardiff yesterday.
The rumor appears to be true considering the fact that Fultz was supposed to have a scheduled workout with the Celtics sometime Saturday but his plans got shifted to Philadelphia instead. 1 overall pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft", 76ers managing general partner Josh Harris said. The Nets can be forgiven if they close their eyes when the first pick goes off Thursday in their own Barclays Center.
After three days of benign conditions which have led to a feast of low-scoring, the arrival of strong gusts at Erin Hills suggested the challenging course could finally bare its teeth on Sunday. "I'm just going to keep trying to do what I'm good at and keep doing what I know how to do and we'll see where that takes me". "This was just such a solid performance to win a championship that will change his life".
With that, the result now gives both of the teams one point, a fair result. "It's about time that Mexico got the recognition and that bit of trust that we are doing things right and we're on the right path". However, Portugal , and Ronaldo, were not to be denied. While Portugal was very risky on the counter, Mexico was able to keep Ronaldo at bay for the most of the 90 minutes.
Mayfield was arrested February 25 in Fayetteville. After questioning, Mayfield was in the midst of a sidewalk sobriety test when he attempted to run from the four responding police officers; they responded by slamming him into a retaining wall and handcuffing him.
A prosecutor says there are no winners or losers in the manslaughter conviction of a woman who sent her suicidal boyfriend a barrage of text messages urging him to kill himself. Roy and Carter had suffered emotional problems. "We'd like to just process this verdict", Roy's father, Conrad Roy Jr., told reporters after the decision.
General manager George McPhee knows transforming the expansion Vegas Golden Knights swiftly into a Stanley Cup contender will be nothing short of a David Blaine magic act. Some players left unprotected, such as Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan , carry hefty contracts, which Vegas might shy away from so not to restrict the team's payroll structure under the salary cap.
Pakistan's opening partnership of 128 between Azhar Ali and Zaman was instrumental as they put up a big score. Zaman's 114 led Pakistan to a commendable 338 for 4, which they defended successfully. In humid conditions and on flattest of decks, Kohli made a decision to field first but his bowlers did not do justice to the faith he had shown in them.
Golden State managed to avoid Love by refusing to deal Klay Thompson for him. The Cavaliers play in Quicken Loans Arena. Everyone and their mother said it before the start of the season. Adding Durant only solidified their shot at winning the title this year, which they did. THREE. And after being an incompetent franchise that made bad front office moves, they were rewarded with LeBron James .
Open , and the first with a score of 9 under. This isn't like most Opens. "The biggest thing about this course is that the fairways are massive", Day said. "I can't make as many mistakes as I have", he said. The 24-year-old world number 13 produced a magnificent eagle three on the 600-yard 18th hole to crown a spellbinding display that was the lowest to par score in US Open history.
I've always played in front of a full Suzanne-Lenglen Court but right now it's packed to the rafters. "I will be watching in 20 years with all of you guys". Garbine Muguruza's first attempt at defending a Grand Slam title did not last beyond the fourth round, where she ran into a determined Kristina Mladenovic backed by a vocal crowd of countrymen at Roland Garros .
He is our greatest champion to ever get in the water: Michael Phelps . An event so monumental no one has ever attempted it before. Great Whites clock in with an impressive speed of 25 miles per hour in open water. "That one was fun, doing some stuff with Shark Week and for me, sharks are like my number one favorite animal in the world, being able to see them face-to-face was pretty cool".
Instead Amir wreaked havoc at the start of the reply, trapping Rohit Sharma lbw with his third ball and then inducing a leading edge from Kohli one ball after the skipper had been put down at slip by Azhar. Fakhar cashed in on a major let-off when he was caught behind off a Jasprit Bumrah front-foot no-ball with just three to his name, the opener punishing India by hitting three sixes and 12 fours off 106 balls.
Earlier, a magnificent maiden one-day worldwide ton by Fakhar Zaman , a 128-run opening stand in which Azhar Ali featured with a composed 59 and first-class management of the middle-overs powered Pakistan to 338 for four. "Furthermore, the terrorists can not win and cricket must not give up on Pakistan ". The last 10 yielded 91 runs for Pakistan as India were left with a daunting task.
President Vladimir Putin will attend the Group A opening match on June 17 in St. Petersburg's Krestovsky Stadium between Russian Federation and Oceania champions New Zealand . And we've took the full-scale measures to assure the event's security. New Zealand is not a frequent guest of the Confederations Cup. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said Russia's readiness had "surpassed expectations".
Chasing a mammoth 339-run target, India could muster 158 in 30.3 in the summit clash. For Pakistan, pacers Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali bagged three wickets each. Shami stopped midway and directly headed towards the fan to respond against his rant but former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni held Shami's hands to take him towards the dressing room and prevented any unruly scenes from happening.
Nadal also moved forward the trend that has occurred in the last three French Open finals where the victor of the second set wins the match. Turned out he could, and he did, as masterful as at any time. Wawrinka had dominated the baseline against Murray and smacked 87 winners but here he was being pushed way back by Nadal's vicious spin. "It's truly incredible", he said in French.
Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-1 still gave Golden State the best winning percentage of any title team at.941. Last night, Wanda made yet another appearance as her son accepted an even more impressive MVP award, this one for the NBA Finals. " I wouldn't call it revenge ", Iguodala said.
Open-wise, but they didn't try to monkey with the course and get some arbitrary numbers". He set aside the wind and the pressure to subdue Erin Hills after it finally got some teeth following three rounds of soft greens and prime scoring conditions.
But it looks like a championship and NBA Finals MVP trophy can definitely make up for the sting of the words. They may have failed to hold the lead of the Eastern Conference, but the Cavaliers ended the year as the second place team with a record of 51-31.
But Barcelona will have to act quickly if they really want Semedo as Mundo Deportivo is now reporting that United have already launched a €35m offer to win the race for his services. Benfica president Luis Feipe Viera, who has extensive dealings with Manchester United of late, is hoping for an auction to sell Semedo. "He also talked about how he looks at me and why he wants me at the club".
Gina Brown, Michelle Ogle, Ulysses Burley, Scott Schoettes , Grissel Granados, and Lucy Bradley-Springer quit the president's council on the virus last week, not holding back in explaining their abrupt departure. Schoettes also recalls that, before the election, both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met with HIV advocates while candidate Trump refused to do so.
That was when Zaman was out having made his maiden ODI century and making 114 from 106 balls. Pakistan captain, Sarfraz Ahmed , lifts the Champions Trophy with his team-mates. But after four wins - finishing with a 180-run thumping over their biggest rivals - the underdogs were celebrating winning their first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup.
What do you make of White's comments, and are you giving McGregor any chance of spoiling Mayweather's return party? On Wednesday, White made a proclamation for the ages about what would happen if McGregor lands the flawless shot and does what no one else has done, which is to defeat Mayweather.
Open history at +1. World number one and defending champion Dustin Johnson is among the late starters and will have to improve on Thursday's three-over effort if he hopes to take his title defence into the weekend. "If you look at this golf course and you talk to me, Jason or Rory, this golf course sets up flawless for us", Johnson said. "I've no real concerns".
Giving the 76ers Fultz automatically makes them a huge threat in the conference. He averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 5.9 assists when he played for Washington's 25 games. If you wanted to trade for a Jimmy Butler or Paul George, the top pick was more valuable than No. 3 and a future pick of unknown value, and their reasons for not wanting Markelle Fultz should they have kept the pick seem flawed as well.
Yet the way the experienced left-hander - Sunday's match was his 297th one-day worldwide - took just 32 balls to score his runs saw the 35-year-old named man-of-the-match. While India were clinical with both the bat and ball, their fielding left a lot to be desired, and Pakistan were worse than the men in blue, giving Yuvraj Singh three lives, besides being sloppy with ground fielding.
The new franchise has the next 72 hours to select its expansion draft choices. Aside from Fleury, other goalies exposed are Florida's Roberto Luongo , Detroit's Peter Mrazek and Philadelphia's Michal Neuvirth . Vegas has indicated via statement they will give all 30 clubs "every opportunity to keep their rosters intact if they'd like". In short, while other teams cannot participate in free agency until July 1, Vegas can immediately begin signing free agents.
Gautam Gambhir did not take this tweet too lightly and replied saying that the leader can go to Pakistan and celebrate with a lot of fervour. He had earlier criticised the Kashmiri leaders for supporting Pakistan in final against India by tweeting, "For every slap on my army s Jawan lay down at least a 100 jihadi lives".
Pakistan Army has mocked India after the country's resounding victory in the Champions Trophy cricket final, sharing photos of celebrations in restive Balochistan with a caption "To whom it may concern'". Following the victory, Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed made a plea to other nations to play global cricket in the country. One more effort to go. Left-arm fast Muhammad Amir kicked off Pakistan's bowling attack, taking three crucial early wickets ─ those of Rohit Sharma, Virat ...
There's six or seven of us from the last time so we've all got those feelings and that hunger to get things right. But we have to beat the Slovakians first, who have had a brilliant start. Before the Under-21 Euros began, our colleagues at Bleacher Report put together their list of 10 players to watch - with Slovakia and England both represented.
I know how they play with direct play and a 4-4-2. If he's available on a free, then it wouldn't be the worst idea in the world to bring in a veteran, but if Derbyshire is expected be anything other than a sub or someone to play in cup games, then it's a bad move.
Left-arm fast Muhammad Amir kicked off Pakistan's bowling attack, taking three crucial early wickets ─ those of Rohit Sharma , Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan . India played an unchanged XI from their 9 wicket win against Bangladesh in the semifinal while Pakistan made one change with the fit-again Mohammad Amir replacing the rookie Rumman Raees.
This was the first Champions Trophy title for Pakistan. The players' rankings saw India's Rohit Sharma , who scored an unbeaten 123 in the semi-final against Bangladesh, gaining three slots to share the No.10 position with his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan .
Pakistan continue to hold their own in global cricket, even though they have not played a major worldwide team in their own country since March 2009, when the Sri Lanka team bus was attacked by terrorists while en route to the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
For those whose job it is to worry about life after Andy Murray , it probably caused mild panic but at Queen's Club yesterday where he will chase a sixth Aegon Championships title this week, the man himself was more bemused than anything else.
Fultz appears to be the final piece that will push the Sixers to playoff contention. Celtics fans were upset by the deal as a whole, but one note from the Boston Globe's Adam Himmelsbach was particularly incendiary on Twitter . Jackson's tweet could one day be remembered as the start of a personal rivalry that will play out for years to come. The Celtics are a team that has been rumored to have interest in Paul George .
As for Judge's teammates and anyone else, television commentators Michael Kay and Paul O'Neill said, "Oh my goodness" and "Wow", while Didi Gregorius watched while standing on top of a bench by the railing. First time ever the Yankees have scored at least eight runs and hit multiple homers in five straight games. Cubs 7, Rockies 5: Addison Russell had a go-ahead home run for his first big contribution since an absence in the wake of a Major League Baseball investigation into domestic ...
Here's an example. The Capitals have identified Nate Schmidt as one of their top four defensemen for next season. The Carolina Hurricanes have released their list of protected players in the upcoming Expansion Draft for the Vegas Golden Knights .
The one-sided victory makes Nadal the first man or woman in the open era to win the Grand Slam tournament 10 times, bringing his total number of major victories to 15. Wawrinka admitted the daunting mental challenge of facing Nadal on his favourite surface contributed heavily to the crushing defeat. "From the beginning from my side, for sure, I didn't play my best tennis ", he said.
Amir, whose career was almost ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, made a brilliant comeback after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final victory over England.