Rafael Nadal Extends His Reign With an 11th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal Extends His Reign With an 11th French Open Title

He was asked what he thought, really thought, in the locker room after the victory, and he explained that there were so many obligations — hands to shake, questions to answer — that it was hard to have much time to think. But he gave it a shot. “Well, the answer is quite simple,” he […]

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title

Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for French Open title

PARIS — In full control of the French Open final, a rather familiar position for him, Rafael Nadal suddenly was worried. He led by two sets plus a break early in the third, when the middle finger on his racket-wielding left hand was cramping so badly he couldn’t straighten it. After serving a fault, Nadal […]

By the numbers – Rafael Nadal 86-2 at Roland Garros

By the numbers – Rafael Nadal 86-2 at Roland Garros

1:08 PM ET Manoj BhagavatulaESPN Spain’s Rafael Nadal defeated Austria’s Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the French Open on Sunday to win the season’s second Grand Slam for a record 11th time. Here are some of the key numbers from the Spaniard’s clay-court season, which culminated in the successful defence of […]

No. 20 overall recruit of 2019 Harry Miller picks Ohio State

No. 20 overall recruit of 2019 Harry Miller picks Ohio State

ESPN 300 offensive lineman Harry Miller announced his commitment to Ohio State on Sunday over Notre Dame, Clemson, Georgia and Stanford. Miller is ranked 20th overall in the 2019 class and is one of the top recruits in the state of Georgia. The Buckeyes have had success in Georgia before, landing linebacker Raekwon McMillan, who […]

Zeitgeist: Capitals players banned from DC after Cup celebration debauchery

Zeitgeist: Capitals players banned from DC after Cup celebration debauchery

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After more than 48 hours of non-stop partying, revelry, destruction, mayhem and extensive public alcohol consumption, all members of the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals hockey team have been officially prohibited from entering city limits until further notice, district police announced today. The celebration of the franchise winning its first ever NHL […]

The Latest: Krejcikova, Siniakova win French Open doubles

The Latest: Krejcikova, Siniakova win French Open doubles

PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local): — 5:05 p.m. Article continues below … Rafael Nadal is one set away from what would be a record-extending 11th French Open title, having taken the second set 6-3 in the final against Dominic Thiem. Nadal won the first set 6-4. Nadal had a […]

Why Yankees' bullpen door was open, allowing for bizarre play

Why Yankees' bullpen door was open, allowing for bizarre play

NEW YORK — It was one of the weirdest plays of the season, but it’ll probably get lost in the Yankees‘ 4-3 win over the Mets at Citi Field on Saturday. Aaron Hicks‘ line drive to right-center field to lead off the game bounced and should have hit the wall, giving him a chance at a triple. Instead, two […]

UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 – Winners and Losers

UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2 – Winners and Losers

After a fast start to the evening – four of the first five contests were finished early – UFC 225 hit a bit of a lull with some less inspiring contests. The low point was easily the CM Punk fight. The UFC would be wise to purge it from their archives, as it came in […]

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