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Tennis: Khachanov downs Pouille to set up Zverev last-16 clash

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 7:17am
PARIS (Reuters) - Hard-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov knocked out France's number one player Lucas Pouille 6-3 7-5 6-3 in the French Open third round after the rain-hit match resumed on Saturday.

Tennis: Muguruza demolishes Stosur to reach last 16 in Paris

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:54am
PARIS (Reuters) - Spaniard Garbine Muguruza stormed into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-0 6-2 demolition of Australia's former runner-up Samantha Stosur on Saturday.

Major League Baseball roundup: Braves' Foltynewicz dominates Nats with two-hitter

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 4:57am
Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Foltynewicz picked up in June where he left off in May when he threw a two-hit shutout with 11 strikeouts to beat the visiting Washington Nationals 4-0 on Friday at SunTrust Park.

NBA fines Cavs' Thompson $25,000 after Game 1 incident

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 4:37am
Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Friday night, but not suspended, after sparking an altercation at the end of his team's Game 1 loss to the Golden State Warriors a night earlier.

Major League Baseball notebook: Dodgers' Kershaw back on disabled list day after return

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 8:29pm
The Los Angeles Dodgers placed Clayton Kershaw (lower back strain) on the 10-day disabled list on Friday, one day after activating him to start Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

NBA report notes missed foul on Warriors' Green in Game 1

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 8:24pm
The NBA's "Last Two Minute Report" released Friday revealed a missed call on Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green that would have sent LeBron James to the line with the chance to put the Cleveland Cavaliers ahead late in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

Soccer: North America 2026 World Cup bid outscores Morocco after inspection

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 5:38pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - The three-nation United States-led bid to host the 2026 World Cup outscored its rival Morocco as both passed an inspection of their facilities and infrastructure, global soccer body FIFA said on Friday.

NBA: Despite loss, Cavs say they have blueprint to defeat Warriors

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 5:20pm
OAKLAND (Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has said their 124-114 defeat by the Golden State Warriors in Game One of the NBA Finals on Thursday was painful but provided valuable insights into how to dethrone the defending champions.

49ers' Bolden suspended four games for performance-enhancing drugs use

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:58pm
San Francisco 49ers receiver/returner Victor Bolden has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2018 season due to a violation of the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances, the NFL announced Friday.

Report: No suspension for Cavs' Love for leaving bench in Game 1

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:44pm
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love won't be suspended for leaving the bench during an overtime skirmish in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, ESPN reported Friday, citing a league source.

Panthers take jab at Falcons as wide receiver Jones hangs with Newton

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:40pm
What looked like a friendly game of charity kickball instead turned into the next chapter of the Julio Jones-Atlanta Falcons saga, complete with an NFC South rival taking a jab at the Falcons, then deleting the tweet.

Kuznetsov skates, but Stanley Cup Game 3 status remains in doubt

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:35pm
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov took part in Friday's optional skate, although his status for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights remains in doubt.

Seahawks quarterback Wilson joins bid to bring MLB to Portland, Oregon

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:33pm
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his wife, pop singer Ciara, are joining a group looking to bring Major League Baseball to Portland, Ore.

Soccer: North America and Morocco bids for 2026 World Cup pass technical evaluation

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 4:29pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - The three-nation United States-led bid and the rival Morocco bid to host the 2026 World Cup have both passed a technical evaluation of their facilities and infrastructure, soccer's world governing body FIFA said on Friday.

Golf: Lincicome becomes latest woman to test herself on PGA Tour

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 3:55pm
SHOAL CREEK, Ala. (Reuters) - Eight-times LPGA winner Brittany Lincicome will compete against men when she tees up at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship in Kentucky in July, she said on Friday.

U.S. states betting on sports wagering to get small revenue bump: Moody's

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 3:20pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most U.S. states will get only a minor revenue boost from legalized sports betting even under the most optimistic scenarios, Moody's Investors Service said on Friday.

Tennis: Mihaela who? Buzarnescu making a name for herself

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:44pm
PARIS (Reuters) - There is barely half a page devoted to Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu in the WTA's media guide but this week at the French Open she is writing a whole new chapter in her career.

Nadal faces old friend Gasquet on familiar French turf

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:19pm
PARIS (Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal faces local hope Richard Gasquet in the third round of the French Open on Saturday in a clash between two long-time friends.

Highlights of French Open sixth day

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:10pm
PARIS (Reuters) - World number three Alexander Zverev saved a match point before completing a comeback to beat Bosnian Damir Dzumhur 6-2 3-6 4-6 7-6(3) 7-5 in the third round of the French Open on Friday.

Ottawa senators assistant GM Lee arrested after incident in Buffalo

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 12:44pm
Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee was arrested Thursday night and charged with second-degree harassment at an arraignment hearing on Friday in Buffalo, N.Y., according to Erie County District Attorney John Flynn.

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