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Sports Thad Matta out as Ohio State basketball coach
Author: 0 Thad Matta out as Ohio State basketball coach

Matta's teams won at least 20 games in 12 consecutive seasons, making him the school's career leader in wins and games. A few current Ohio State players, including last season's leading scorer, Jae'Sean Tate , also posted messages in response to the announcement.

Sports Leonard to miss Game 4 with Spurs on brink of elimination
Author: 0 Leonard to miss Game 4 with Spurs on brink of elimination

Shooting guard Klay Thompson (14.4 points) and center-power forward Draymond Green (13.9 points) also are playing with objective as the Warriors try to bounce back from blowing a 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals. Ginobili said he felt as if the San Antonio crowd were bidding him farewell, but was adamant he could still continue to play at the highest level.

Author: 0 Ireland forward CJ Stander looking forward to Lions debut

Payne is also relishing his return, having overcome his calf problem to start alongside Robbie Henshaw at outside centre, opposite the All Black pairing of Sonny Bill Williams and George Moala. "It's a big step up again from the weekend, the physicality is going to be up there and the speed of the game is going to be up there, so I'm looking forward to getting back to a Super 15-type of game".

Sports Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Muguzura, Nadal in action at French Open

Thirteenth seed Mladenovic made a flying start with the vociferous backing of her home crowd on Court Suzanne Lenglen - unfamiliar surroundings for Muguruza , who had played each of her previous three matches in this year's tournament on Court Philippe Chatrier .

Author: 0 Individuals can win games but team work can win titles: Rohit

Coming into the final, Pune had defeated Mumbai thrice this edition but the latter managed to get the better of their Maharashtra rivals at the big match. With the Mumbai bowlers maintaining a tight line, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Smith found the going tough and could only add 27 runs between them in as many balls.

Author: 0 No. 13 Kristina Mladenovic upsets Garbine Muguruza at French Open

How right those folks were. The 24-year-old Mladenovic never had been past the third round at her home major - and has never made it beyond the quarterfinals at any other. The fourth-seeded Muguruza was pushed in the first set but proved too strong to win in straight sets. After easing past former runner-up Sara Errani in the previous round, Mladenovic knew Rogers had the weapons to bother her, the American having won their only encounter 6-1 6-1 on hardcourt.

Author: 0 Chiefs part with WR Maclin in salary-cap move

Adding him would suit the Jets because they need a wide receiver to put along side Eric Decker. The Kansas City Chiefs , in a bit of a surprise, announced late Friday that they have released WR Jeremy Maclin . Chief receiver depth chartChris Conley #17 and Albert Wilson #12 celebrate a touchdown. "Obviously Jeremy was a leader and a veteran presence in that (wide receiver) room", Smith said.

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel Extends Lead Over Lewis Hamilton after Monaco Grand Prix Victory

It was the 82nd 1-2 in the team's history and celebrated noisily by the tifosi who had thronged into the circuit overnight. Four-time world champion Vettel was kept out five laps longer after Raikkonen came in for his only stop, giving Vettel clear air to put in some fast times and "overcut" the Finn , who was visibly unhappy after the race .

Author: 0 Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid teammates are set to receive huge bonuses after beating Juventus 4-1. - competed in their sixth Champions League final, equalling AC Milan's record. "I'm very happy. It was an wonderful season again". "I don't even read anything, so I don't know what to say", he said of the speculation. Ronaldo really cares about his hair.

Author: 0 Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

Elsewhere Sunday, Petra Kvitova made a winning return to competitive tennis as she defeated Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2. And the German's lack of form was on display on the Philippe Chatrier court as her weak serve was broken a total of six times by Makarova.

Author: 0 Wayne Rooney gives clearest indication he will leave Man Utd this summer

United won the Europa League during the week to end their season with three pieces of silverware following their successes in the Community Shield and EFL Cup. "There are lots of offers on the table, both in England, overseas and, really, that's what I have to decide on", Rooney said. "I have to thank the coaching staff for showing faith in me and my teammates who made a lot of effort to make me feel tranquil and ending with this trophy in our hands makes us doubly happy".

Author: 0 Three things to watch out for at the French Open on Monday

It was really good to work things out on court and come through against someone as good as Juan Martin del Potro , after a couple of tournaments worrying about my game and where it was at. Andy Murray will be up against an unfamiliar opponent in remaining fourth-round action. Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time.

Author: 0 Makarova stuns top seed Kerber in French Open 1st round

It was the second successive first round exit at Roland Garros for Kerber, the reigning US Open champion - last year, she fell to unseeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands . "I didn't really have expectations here", she said. "I really am looking forward to being there". This marked Kerber's 11th consecutive trip to the French Open with her best coming in 2012 when she reached the quarterfinals.

Sports 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris
Author: 0 2016 champ Muguruza loses to France's Mladenovic in Paris

I just think that they were a little bit, sometimes should be a little bit more respectful", the 2016 champion told the gathered journalists. Garbine Muguruza defeats Francesca Schiavone in her first round match. A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open , Muguruza fell apart down the stretch. That put out the last remaining Grand Slam champion in the draw, and ensured that all eight quarter-finalists would be pursuing their first Major title for the first time ...

Author: 0 Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win record 13th FA Cup

Cesc Fabregas feels he was unlucky to be left out of Chelsea's starting XI for the FA Cup final defeat by his former side Arsenal on Saturday. Conte said: "There is a lot of tension in these moments and sometimes you could be exhausted".

Sports Mickelson to skip US Open for daughter's graduation
Author: 0 Mickelson to skip US Open for daughter's graduation

News like this is exactly how Mickelson has become such a fan favorite over the years. "And I always think about that at the U.S. Open, I think about Payne Stewart (who died later that year in a plane crash), and I can't believe how quickly time has gone by".

Sports Penalties prove costly as Team NZ takes on Oracle
Author: 0 Penalties prove costly as Team NZ takes on Oracle

The New Zealand and Swedish crews dominated their races from start to finish, making few mistakes and giving their opponents little chance to pass, while the French boat once again looked wobbly on its foils at times, losing them crucial seconds.

Author: 0 Orioles top Red Sox, Sanchez makes history

The Baltimore Orioles provided the fireworks with four home runs in the opener of what was expected to be a contentious four-game series against the Boston Red Sox . Atlanta also called up infielder Johan Camargo from Class AAA Gwinnett. Given the desire to make sure Rodriguez pitches with confidence, it's likely he'll need a rehab assignment before returning.

Sports Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5
Author: 0 Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

The Predators will have an opportunity to clinch their first Stanley Cup finals berth. Pekka Rinne had one of his best games in the postseason, stopping 32 shots. Losing two of their top three centers did not hurt the Predators in Game 5 but it could catch up with them in Game 6. "He was great [in Game 5]", Predators defenseman Roman Josi said of Rinne.

Sports No problem with Anil Kumble, people making up issues: Virat Kohli
Author: 0 No problem with Anil Kumble, people making up issues: Virat Kohli

Sarfraz further said that pressure will be on India since they are to defend the title. However, India's batting line-up including Virat Kohli , Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh is capable of destroying any bowling threat but it would be a treat to watch how the Indian batting stalwarts would face quick and aggressive Amir and Wahab Riaz.

Sports Max Holloway Focused On Task At Hand This Saturday Night
Author: 0 Max Holloway Focused On Task At Hand This Saturday Night

The 30-year-old Aldo answered critics who thought the McGregor loss indicated he was past his prime with a masterful performance in shutting down one of the game's all-time greats in Edgar last summer. Main events have always gotten the biggest options as it would stand to reason we will have a 13-way prop for Aldo vs. Holloway. He is due to unify the titles with Jose Aldo in the main event at UFC 212 .

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

The Warriors opened the second half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals on a 13-0 run, opening up a 73-52 lead over Cleveland early in the third quarter. James finished with eight turnovers to go with a team-high 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists, while Kyrie Irving posted 24 points and Kevin Love had 15 points and 21 rebounds.

Sports Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races
Author: 0 Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

Her vehicle, owned by her father, John Force, had a fuel line burst to create the spectacular visual. It was the younger Rahal's first win in Detroit on the IndyCar circuit after having finished second and third in previous Detroit races. Hinchcliffe spun around, hitting only the right-side barrier with light contact. The first true incident occurred after the first round of pit stops.

Sports Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona
Author: 0 Marlins' Volquez throwing no-hitter through 6 versus Arizona

NEW YORK - Chase Anderson pitched seven shutout innings and the Brewers benefited - temporarily, anyway - when a Milwaukee bat boy bumped into Mets infielder Wilmer Flores on a foul popup in a victory over New York. Arizona cut its deficit to 4-2 in the third. Miami hit at least three home runs in a game only seven times in the last two seasons combined. Hammel struck out seven without a walk for his first win since beating Cleveland on May 5.

Sports S Praneeth cruises into Thailand Open final
Author: 0 S Praneeth cruises into Thailand Open final

In their only meeting before today's match , Praneeth had outplayed Wangcharoen 18-21, 21-14, 21-15 at the Indonesian Masters past year. India had a mix day at Thailand Open as London Olympic silver medallist Saina Nehwal's campaign ended in the semifinal match against Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan 19-21 18-21 in 53 minutes.

Sports Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Fellow superstar Stephen Curry scored 28 points for the Warriors , who maintained their ideal winning record in this season's playoffs. Stephen Curry added 28 points, 18 of which came from three. The second period ended with the Warriors leading 60-52. "Turnovers (20) were a big part of that". Basically, matched against this Cleveland team that depends on James so much, if Durant can just cancel him out, the Warriors will win this series.

Sports Zidane hails
Author: 0 Zidane hails "spectacular" squad as Real close in on title

But the talismanic striker had the last laugh. "We have conquered one of the most attractive leagues in the world and to win it here and with this setup has been wonderful". "I have lived as a player and for me today is the happiest day, professionally". "You were the best player in the world, and now you are simply the best Coach in the world".

Author: 0 Austin Dillon Celebrates Coca-Cola 600 Win By Doing Burnout In His Barn

Busch has had great success in his NASCAR career, but Dillon's seemingly bottomless fuel tank denied the 2015 champion of both a sweep and his first points win at Charlotte . Stenhouse Jr. Truex has led 756 of the past 1,200 laps in the 600, yet finished shy of the checker flag two of three times. “So thats a little tough to swallow, ” he said.

Author: 0 South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka

But the captain had his back. Sri Lanka on the other hand, are the underdogs in this tournament. "There was a time, not so long ago, when one or two countries dominated the format, but in the past few years we have seen several teams develop tremendously and now we have four to five teams who are very evenly matched, all with realistic ambitions of winning major tournaments".

Author: 0 Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

Before the Predators traveled, they acknowledged an understanding of exactly what they're facing over the next six days, along with a confidence from past playoff success in Anaheim . Anaheim players suffered some injuries. "We have won in Nashville before, and there is no reason we can not go into that building and win Monday".

Author: 0 Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

Rinne was 4-0 in the playoffs following a loss, but he watched the majority of the third period as backup Juuse Saros made his playoff debut. The second, a sniper shot by Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel exactly 37 minutes later, put Pittsburgh back in front to stay at 4-3.

Author: 0 Svitolina rallies to beat Pironkova in Paris

The Scot said: 'It does help a little bit, because at least if you don't start the match well you've got a bit of time to work it out and adjust to the conditions a little bit. 'He was always really, really nice to me, which is great, because obviously when it's someone you have looked up to, if they weren't, that would be a bit of a letdown.

Sports South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153
Author: 0 South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

The seventh-wicket pair of Bairstow and Willey had virtually eradicated the possibility of falling below England's all-time lowest ODI total of 86 when the return of Parnell brought a drive on the up into the hands of cover from Willey. South Africa remained on course for a comfortable victory even though Amla and De Kock were dismissed four balls apart with Faf du Plessis following them back to the most famous pavilion in cricket 15 deliveries later.

Sports Beamer, Brown debut on College Football Hall of Fame ballot
Author: 0 Beamer, Brown debut on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

The 2018 class is to officially be inducted during the 61 NFF Annual Awards Dinner Dec. 4, 2018, at the New York Hilton Midtown. Former two-time University of Wyoming All-American and 1996 Biletnikoff Award victor Marcus Harris has been selected as one of the eligible players for the 2018 National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame class.

Sports Barcelona Appoint Their New Coach
Author: 0 Barcelona Appoint Their New Coach

He likes to work with the basics, has a playing style just like the one Barcelona FC uses and is an enthusiast of the new technologies and training methods, ' said Bartomeu to reporters Monday. Valverde, 53, began his coaching career with Athletic Bilbao's youth set-up and is the Basque club's longest serving coach, overseeing 308 games over six years in two different spells.