NBA > Tennis

Grand Slam record justifies my world No1 ranking, insists Simona Halep, as she predicts big things for Naomi Osaka

8 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Simona Halep believes this year's French Open victory has helped justify her position as the women's world number one, with the Romanian saying she was now playing pressure-free tennis and motivated to add more Grand Slam titles to her CV. The 26-year-old also earmarked U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka as a huge prospect for the future after the Japanese player made her major breakthrough in New York. “My dream was to become number one and I managed that last year and then my goal was to win a Grand Slam because some consider that a sign of being a true number one,” Halep, who has topped the...
Read more ...

 

Canadian women open world basketball championship with romp over Greece

Canadian women open world basketball championship with romp over Greece

8 monthes ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Natalie Achonwa stands out in tournament opener in Spain. Early wakeup call for second game vs. Korea.
Read more ...

 

U.S. women sputter early, find way in FIBA rout

8 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Tied midway through the second quarter, the U.S. went on a 20-6 run en route to a 87-67 victory over Senegal in their FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup opener.
Read more ...

 

Canada routs Greece in FIBA women's World Cup opener

8 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

TENERIFE, Spain - Kim Gaucher had a game-high 16 points as Canada opened the FIBA Women's World Cup with an 81-50 victory over Greece on Saturday.
Nirra Fields added 13 points for the Canadians, ranked a program-high fifth at the tournament following a fifth-place finish at the 2014 world championships, and Kia Nurse had 12.
Nayo Raincock-Ekunwe also scored in double digits with 11 points.
Evanthia Maltsi, a former WNBA player and Eurobasket MVP, led Greece with 14 points.
Canada led 23-10 after the first quarter, 51-25 after two and 66-38 after three. The Canadians outrebounded Greece...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tennis      Running      Olympics  


Grizzlies trade Mike Conley to Jazz in NBA shakeup

Grizzlies trade Mike Conley to Jazz in NBA shakeup

Anthony Davis isn't the only superstar being traded before Thursday's NBA Draft. According to the Athletic, the Jazz have acquired star point guard Mike Conley from the... Read more ...

NBA Draft 2019: 6 things we learned from Zion Williamson's pre-draft interview

NBA Draft 2019: 6 things we learned from Zion Williamson's pre-draft interview

Williamson offered a mix self-assessment, draft scouting and, yes, humor as he calmly answered a half-hour's worth of questions Wednesday. Read more ...

Pour une fois lucides, les Knicks ont refusé Chris Paul

Pour une fois lucides, les Knicks ont refusé Chris Paul

Cherchant à se débarrasser de Chris Paul, les Houston Rockets ont tenté le coup avec les New York Knicks. Dommage, ils ne sont pas tombés dans le panneau Read more ...

NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Knicks 'locked' in on taking RJ Barrett, not Darius...

NBA Draft 2019 rumors: Knicks 'locked' in on taking RJ Barrett, not Darius Garland

The Knicks had a private workout with Vanderbilt guard Darius Garland on Wednesday, but they reportedly want another player. Read more ...

Zion Williamson on NBA future, comparisons to LeBron: 'I'm just trying to be...

Zion Williamson on NBA future, comparisons to LeBron: 'I'm just trying to be first Zion'

Zion Williamson, the projected No. 1 pick in Thursday's NBA draft, has lofty expectations for himself in his rookie season and beyond. Read more ...

Zion Williamson gives Knicks huge RJ Barrett NBA draft endorsement

Zion Williamson gives Knicks huge RJ Barrett NBA draft endorsement

Zion Williamson won't be a Knick barring stunning upheaval at the top of Thursday night's NBA draft, but the Duke phenom is certain they won't be disappointed if they select... Read more ...

Nets' Sean Marks turning focus to picks after completing pre-NBA Draft deals

Nets' Sean Marks turning focus to picks after completing pre-NBA Draft deals

Let's be real: Right now the Nets' narrative is all about free agency. The chase for Kevin Durant. The Kyrie Irving-D'Angelo Russell debate that's sparking a civil war among... Read more ...

NBA free agency rumors: Al Horford draws interest from Lakers, 2 other teams

NBA free agency rumors: Al Horford draws interest from Lakers, 2 other teams

Horford declined his player option with the hopes of working out a new deal with the Celtics, but he now wants to sign with another team. Read more ...

Hawks Trade No. 44 Pick To Heat, Remain Eager To Consolidate Picks

Hawks Trade No. 44 Pick To Heat, Remain Eager To Consolidate Picks

The Miami Heat have acquired the No. 44 pick in tomorrow's draft, the team announced in a press release. In exchange for sending that second-rounder to South Beach, the Atlanta... Read more ...

2019 NBA mock draft: Let the off-season chaos begin

2019 NBA mock draft: Let the off-season chaos begin

NBA fans rejoice: one of the NBA's marquee off-season events is almost here. As we get set for the 2019 NBA Draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Thursday, there's plenty to... Read more ...