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Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko to take French Open glory in her stride

The French Open title is the first WTA tour win of Ostapenko's career, making her the first woman in four decades to win her first career title in a Grand Slam event. But Ostapenko simply does not do fear and she continued to attack, slamming groundstroke winners on both sides, the power of her striking drawing gasps from the crowd.

Sports Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Author: 0 Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Fleury has seen the Penguins at their worst and he's helped build the dynasty that now has three Stanley Cups in the last nine years. Captain Sidney Crosby even took the Stanley Cup out of the truck for fans to touch it. But in this case, those talks haven't only been coming from your local bar, but from the coach of the Penguins himself, Mike Sullivan. And not too long after, she also received a hug from the Penguins blue-liner.

Sports Rams trade former No. 2 pick Greg Robinson to Lions
Author: 0 Rams trade former No. 2 pick Greg Robinson to Lions

The Lions aren't taking any chances on being caught short at tackle while Taylor Decker recovers from surgery that will sideline him for at least the beginning of the 2017 season. By Carlos Monarrez, DFP. Robinson, who was among the haul of picks the Rams received in the RGIII trade, has been a huge disappointment. More specifically, with their other first-round pick that year, the Rams took Aaron Donald .

Author: 0 Parade marking Warriors' title rolls in Oakland

In the next coming weeks KD will have to assess his future as a Warrior having the option to opt out of his $27.7 million (USD) player option, but he expects to remain in the Bay area. While the Warriors didn't surpass their National Basketball Association record of 73 regular-season from 2016 (they settled for 67 this year), they still had the NBA's best regular-season record.

Sports Tyler Heintz: Kent State OL Dies After Offseason Workout
Author: 0 Tyler Heintz: Kent State OL Dies After Offseason Workout

In August 2014, Golden Flashes offensive lineman Jason Bitsko died after a teammate found him unresponsive in his bed. Heintz, from Kenton High School in Kenton, Ohio, was getting ready to live his dream of playing college football, and his life was terribly cut short following a summer workout.

Sports Everton signs Pickford from Sunderland for $38.3 million
Author: 0 Everton signs Pickford from Sunderland for $38.3 million

The Netherlands worldwide has signed a five-year deal with the Premier League side after passing his medical. Klaassen captained Ajax for the past two years and scored 49 goals in 163 appearances for Marcel Keizer's side. "He's a player we missed last year, albeit Lee Grant came in and was magnificent and deservedly won the player-of-the-year award". Pickford has only had one full season at senior level, having represented England at every level from Under-16s to Under-21s.

Author: 0 Coleman keeps faith despite Wales' fifth draw in a row

Wales remain four points off the top in third place but they know they will probably have to win their four remaining matches to give themselves a chance of heading to Russian Federation next summer. For Czechoslovakia's Antonin Panenka chipped his way into football folklore when he scored the shoot-out victor against West Germany in the 1976 European Championship final in Belgrade.

Author: 0 'England failed to adapt to Cardiff conditions in Champions Trophy'

Pakistan bowled well but we didn't manage to adjust with the bat. A game into the tournament and the post-mortem was already being planned. With Pakistan having made it to the final, they will play the victor of the second semi-final, which will be between India and Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday.

Sports Pant, Yadav in India team for Windies tour
Author: 0 Pant, Yadav in India team for Windies tour

Rishabh Pant has received his maiden ODI Team call for the tour of West Indies where Dinesh Karthik and Kuldeep Yadav have also been picked. The former has come back to global cricket after a gap of six months following a surgery for hamstring injury.

Author: 0 Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

I'd be honored to welcome the team to the U.S. Capitol. Which all set the stage for Monday's home victory, the first of the club's five titles won in front of loyal San Francisco Bay area supporters. I remember where I was when the trade was reported - in a hotel room in Tempe, Ariz., during a tour of the Los Angeles Angels farm system, on my way to join about a dozen people in watching the entry-level team play in the Arizona Summer League.

Author: 0 Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

A statement from the US Golf Association confirming details of the crash said the blimp was not affiliated with the tournament or the US Open broadcast. AirSign, the company that owned the blimp, said in a statement "the blimp pilot is being taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK". Charley Hoffman was the first player to finish his round and discuss what he saw from the accident that occurred about one half of a mile from the course.

Author: 0 Clippers nearing agreement with city of Inglewood for new arena

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer purchased the team in 2014 and for the a year ago has been searching for a site to build the team its own arena. Another L.A. Ballmer purchased the team for $2 billion in 2014 with the Staples Center also being shared with the Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Lakers . What he needs, and what he's wanted, is a new arena that is all Clippers.

Sports Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession
Author: 0 Boxing champion Wilder charged with marijuana possession

According to Patterson's further information, Wilder was stopped at McFarland Mall parking lot on Skyland Boulevard at 4pm in the afternoon for what was only supposed to be an initial window tint violation. Patterson has denied that Wilder had any knowledge of the small amount of marijuana found in his Cadillac Escalade at the time of arrest. " Wilder for misdemeanor possession", he confirmed.

Sports Sabres hire Phil Housley as new head coach
Author: 0 Sabres hire Phil Housley as new head coach

Phil Housley started his National Hockey League playing career in Buffalo and now his first head coaching job will be there, too. He'll be the 18th head coach in the history of the franchise. "I'm not saying we're going to go reckless abandon, we're not going to be reckless or be defensive liability but we want to have our defense in the play", Housley explained.

Author: 0 Warriors Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers during championship parade

James, of course, left the Cavaliers in 2010 to sign with the Miami and form an All-Star trio with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Critics have called the Warriors a super team with the addition of Kevin Durant past year. Meanwhile, folks on today's parade route in Oakland got in some shots of their own . It began at 10 a.m.at Broadway and 11th Street in downtown. The Warriors made one of the great playoff runs of all time.

Author: 0 America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

In the second race, Team Japan had a bad gybe and buried its bows in the water just as the crew was crossing the boat. "It's the first time we have sailed in this much wind". The victor of each first-to-five semi-final progresses to the challenger final and whoever wins that will take on Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Match starting on June 17.

Sports Steve Hansen Enjoyed A Laugh At Warren Gatland's Expense On Thursday
Author: 0 Steve Hansen Enjoyed A Laugh At Warren Gatland's Expense On Thursday

Even with Farrell's absence though, there are 11 Aviva Premiership Rugby players looking to make their mark ahead of the first Test in just one week's time. "I feel as if we're building good foundations". It would be a unique night with two Tests being played at the same venue featuring four teams that are well known to New Zealand fans.

Sports Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence
Author: 0 Eoin Morgan: England did not lose to Pakistan because of over confidence

You know, he's normally timing the ball even when he's in a defensive mindset. As a result , they chased an impossible dream and fell well short. However, Morgan did not think that was the reason for England's demise. In World Cups, you know, you have fresh wickets. Joe Root top scored for the hosts with 46 off 56 balls while Jonny Bairstow weighed in with 43.

Sports Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police
Author: 0 Rifle-wielding gunman wounds lawmaker, then killed by police

He was tended to by fellow lawmakers including Brad Wenstrup, an OH congressman who is a physician, before being transported to a hospital. Alexandria Chief Michael Brown said his officers arrived three minutes after the first emergency call came in at 7:09 a.m.

Author: 0 Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

But James, in his seventh consecutive playoff series and eighth overall, fell to 3-5 in the championship round. "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said during the trophy celebration. Golden State responded with a 10-3 run, Durant scoring five as the Warriors stretched their margin back to 108-98. If you give all your effort and all the fight and all the heart you got, it doesn't necessarily mean you're going to win.