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zarina diyas wins maiden wta title in tokyo


by: reuters | tokyo | updated: september 17, 2017 2:20 pm zarina diyas beat defending champion christina mchale in the semi-finals. (source: twitter)top newszarina diyas made it second time lucky at the japan women’s open on sunday when she beat fellow qualifier and local hopeful miyu kato 6-2 7-5 to win her maiden wta title.the 23-year-old kazakh lost to sam stosur in her only previous wta final at the tournament in 2014 when it was still held in osaka but never looked like ending up as runner-up again this year.the world number 100, who beat defending champion christina mchale in the semi-finals, took a 5-2 lead off a kato double fault before wrapping up the opening set when one of her powerful forehands forced an error out of her opponent.diyas crunched another forehand down-the-...






kxip vs srh: batsmen fashion 26-run win for sunrisers hyderabad, twitterati appl


by: express web desk | updated: april 29, 2017 12:02 am rashid khan was awarded as the ‘man of the match’ for his 1/16 in four overs. (source: bcci)defending champions sunrisers hyderabad continue to march ahead as they beat kings xi punjab by 26 runs in a high scoring context in mohali. an all-round performance by the visitors saw them beat kxip for the second time in the season.after being put to bat, an opening stand of 107 between skipper david warner and shikhar dhawan helped hyderabad post a total of 207 in 20 overs. after warner’s 27-balls 51, which included four fours and four sixes, kane williamson continued from where his skipper left. williamson struck four boundaries and two sixes as he added 54 runs from 27 balls.on the other end, dhawan showed resistance and class ...






bradley beal says cleveland didn’t want to play the wizards; cavs say it makes ‘


bradley beal and otto porter jr. walk off the court after the wizards’ loss to the celtics in game 7. (jonathan newton/the washington post)as cleveland lost its grip on the top spot in the eastern conference during the final week of the nba’s regular season, tnt’s charles barkley theorized that lebron james and the defending champion cavaliers might actually prefer the no. 2 seed. barkley’s reasoning was simple, if surprising: by finishing second, cleveland would avoid having to play the wizards in the second round.“i’m saying this,” barkley said last month. “the only team in my opinion who can beat — i don’t know if they can beat them — who thinks they have the confidence to beat the cavaliers is the wizards. so, if boston gets number one, [the celtics] would play ...






bradley beal says cleveland didn’t want to play the wizards, cavs say it makes ‘


bradley beal and otto porter jr. walk off the court after the wizards’ loss to the celtics in game 7. (jonathan newton/the washington post)as cleveland lost its grip on the top spot in the eastern conference during the final week of the nba’s regular season, tnt’s charles barkley theorized that lebron james and the defending champion cavaliers might actually prefer the no. 2 seed. barkley’s reasoning was simple, if surprising: by finishing second, cleveland would avoid having to play the wizards in the second round.“i’m saying this,” barkley said last month. “the only team in my opinion who can beat — i don’t know if they can beat them — who thinks they have the confidence to beat the cavaliers is the wizards. so, if boston gets number one, [the celtics] would play ...






she represented ice, now she’s defending detainees


- elena altamonte spent 30 years as an immigration lawyer. after working at an ice detention center in stewart, ga, she decided to leave her position and start defending immigrants on the other side.()






sultan azlan shah cup: harmanpreet’s double helps india beat new zealand 3-0


by: express web desk | updated: april 30, 2017 4:04 pm last time india beat new zealand was back then in 2015. (source: pti)india rode on mandeep singh and harmanpreet singh’s double as they beat new zealand 3-0, to register their first win of the tournament. after the two teams made enough chances to score in the first quarter, it was mandeep’s opener which helped india take upper hand over the kiwis. both the keepers were at their best they were kept busy throughout the game. however, harmanpreet’s second goal in the third quarter put india on the drivers seat as from there they didn’t look behind. india will next play defending champions australia on may 2.india vs new zealand: as it happened1505 hrs ist: final whistle as india register their first win in azlan shah cup by ...






melbourne storm down canterbury bulldogs in fiery opening-round nrl clash


bulldogs 6 storm 12"fake news", des? maybe for those who still think the bulldogs can be a premiership force. even the donald can spot the fallacy in that optimistic thinking all the way from the white house.broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017video duration01:29previous slidenext slidevideo duration01:29storm hold off bulldogs in fiery clashstorm hold off bulldogs in fiery clashthe melbourne storm have opened their 2017 campaign with a hard-fought 12-6 win over the canterbury bulldogs at the belmore sports ground.broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017video duration01:29video duration01:29broncos beat sharks to get off to winning ...broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017the defending premiers suffered an opening night loss, as brisban...






melbourne storm down canterbury bulldogs in fiery opening-round nrl clash


bulldogs 6 storm 12"fake news", des? maybe for those who still think the bulldogs can be a premiership force. even the donald can spot the fallacy in that optimistic thinking all the way from the white house.broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017video duration01:29previous slidenext slidevideo duration01:29storm hold off bulldogs in fiery clashstorm hold off bulldogs in fiery clashthe melbourne storm have opened their 2017 campaign with a hard-fought 12-6 win over the canterbury bulldogs at the belmore sports ground.broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017video duration01:29video duration01:29broncos beat sharks to get off to winning ...broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017the defending premiers suffered an opening night loss, as brisban...






defending champion garbine muguruza upset at french open


muguruza’s dream of defending her lone grand slam title was thwarted by 13th-seeded kristina mladenovic.         






psg beat monaco to win league cup, closer to defending treble


by: ap | lyon | published:april 2, 2017 12:43 pm edinson cavani has now scored 40 goals this season for psg. (source: reuters)paris saint-germain took the first step toward defending its domestic treble by crushing its biggest rival monaco 4-1 in the league cup final on saturday, with striker edinson cavani scoring twice to take his season’s tally to a career best 40.psg and monaco are battling for the french title, with monaco leading psg by three points, and are involved in the french cup. psg lost and drew to monaco in the league this season, but this emphatic win will give psg momentum as it seeks to catch monaco in the league.“i’m happy for the trophy and for the fact we showed a rival (monaco) that we could play well. it’s good for our motivation and our confidence,” p...






internet reacts to bull crazy tnt win streak


the chicago bulls beat the cavaliers 99-93 in chicago on thursday night. there are two amazing things about this w, and i'm not sure which is more improbable: the fact that they are 4-0 against the defending champs this season or the fact that they've won 20 consecutive tnt-aired games.the tnt win streak is definitely more quirky - and it gets a little weirder, believe it or not.the last team to beat the bulls on tnt was the miami heat, as in dwyane wade's heat. wade made sure to let reporters know when they asked him about the strange streak earlier this month.wade joked that the bulls play better under bright lights before saying, "i don't think it has nothing to do with that. it's just the nature of the beast."here's the fantastic twitter reaction after the bulls' milestone 20t...






defending champ garbine muguruza survives anett kontaveit scare


by: reuters | paris | updated: may 31, 2017 9:25 pm defending champion garbine muguruza held on to beat anett kontaveit and reach the third round of the french open. (source: reuters)related newsdefending french open champion garbine muguruza had to claw her way back from a set down to survive a scare from talented anett kontaveit and move into the third round with a 6-7 6-4 6-2 win. it was a slow start for the spanish world number five, but she eventually worked her way into the contest, growing in confidence as the game progressed to set up a third-round match against yulia putintseva.“i think i was a little bit nervous when i started off, because i knew she was going to be a tough opponent. she was very quiet, very relaxed, and i had to calm down.”“so it took me a while to ge...






new clemson qb kelly bryant is putting hats back on refs and lighting up kent st


the clemson tigers’ offense hasn’t missed a beat with a new quarterback under center to open the 2017 season. kelly bryant has shown it all — deep passes, long runs, good manners — in his debut against kent state on saturday for the defending national champions. first, here’s bryant politely helping a referee put his hat back on after it got knocked off:okay, so it fell off again, but he tried. the football has been going a bit better for him, anyway.not that anybody is surprised by the defending champions beating up on a kent state team with low expectations, but there was some curiosity as to how bryant would look in his first game replacing deshaun watson. the junior hasn’t left much doubt by leading the tigers to three touchdowns in the first half, including this gorgeous b...






ipl 2017 results: full results, teams and more


by: express web desk | published:april 14, 2017 7:51 pm the ipl 2017 features eights teams. (source: file)the 10th edition of the indian premier league is off to one of the most thrilling start. the eight teams are eyeing to win the indian premier legaue trophy. defending champions sunrisers hyderabad opened the tournament with a win over last year’s runners-up royal challengers bangalore. we bring you the latest results of the matches that are being held in the tenth edition of the indian premier leagueapril 5, wednesday, 8 pm – sunrisers hyderabad beat royal challengers bangalore by 35 runsapril 6, thursday, 8 pm – rising pune supergiant beat mumbai indians by 7 wicketsapril 7, friday, 8 pm – kolkata knight riders beat gujarat lions by 10 wicketsapril 8, saturday, 4...






india vs australia: with sensational win, indian cricket team sets twitter on fi


by: express web desk | updated: march 7, 2017 3:23 pm india were on top of their bowling game while defending 187 against australia. (source: reuters)india beat australia by 75 runs to level the four-test series 1-1 in bangalore on tuesday. defending a modest 187-run total, the hosts were on top of their bowling game and bundled out the visitors for 112. r ashwin was pick of the bowlers with figures of 6/41, and got good support from other bowlers.with steve smith and shaun marsh in the middle, visitors were in a commanding situation before pacer umesh yadav got the australian skipper leg-before. after smith’s dismissal, it was just a walk in the park for the batsmen as india got seven wickets for just 38 runs.ashwin, took six wickets for 41 runs, and by doing so he claimed his 20...






india vs australia: with sensational win, indian cricket team sets twitter on fi


by: express web desk | updated: march 7, 2017 4:30 pm india were on top of their bowling game while defending 187 against australia. (source: reuters)india beat australia by 75 runs to level the four-test series 1-1 in bangalore on tuesday. defending a modest 187-run total, the hosts were on top of their bowling game and bundled out the visitors for 112. r ashwin was pick of the bowlers with figures of 6/41, and got good support from other bowlers.with steve smith and shaun marsh in the middle, visitors were in a commanding situation before pacer umesh yadav got the australian skipper leg-before. after smith’s dismissal, it was just a walk in the park for the batsmen as india got seven wickets for just 38 runs.ashwin, took six wickets for 41 runs, and by doing so he claimed his 20...






milos raonic and marin cilic to slug out istanbul final


by: reuters | published:may 7, 2017 11:09 am milos raonic beat serbian viktor troicki 6-2 6-3 to make it into the semi-final of istanbul open. (source: file)big servers milos raonic and marin cilic set up a heavyweight final at the istanbul open when they came through their semi-finals with ease on saturday. canadian top seed raonic beat serbian viktor troicki 6-2 6-3 while 2014 u.s. open champion cilic, seeded two, beat argentina’s defending champion diego schwartzman 6-1 7-6(7) to reach his first final of the year.“i’m definitely very excited for the final tomorrow,” cilic, who will seek a first claycourt title since winning in umag in 2012, said. “it’s something i was looking forward to at the beginning of the week. i’m really happy with my tennis and hope i can conti...






st george illawarra dragons hooker cameron mcinnes fostering tight culture at ne


his decision to shun social media meant he knew nothing of the barbs levelled at his new club before he arrived. and cameron mcinnes has urged his dragons teammates to stop thumbing on their phones and start talking to become one of the tightest sides in the nrl.relishing a new lifestyle in wollongong, which also spurred him to propose to his long-time partner rachel atop one of the city's lookouts, mcinnes' probing dummy-half play isn't the only culture change the ex-rabbitoh has brought to the joint venture.storm beat the warriorsvideo duration01:24previous slidenext slidevideo duration01:29broncos beat sharks to get off to winning ...broncos beat sharks to get off to winning start in 2017the defending premiers suffered an opening night loss, as brisbane cruised to a straightforward 2...






sidney crosby, penguins beat senators 3-2 to tie series


ottawa, ontario — matt murray was back — and so was sidney crosby.crosby had a goal and an assist, murray made 22 saves in his first start of the playoffs and the pittsburgh penguins beat the ottawa senators 3-2 on friday night to even the eastern conference finals at 2-2.crosby had only one point as the defending champion penguins dropped two of the first three, leading to questions about his health following a jarring concussion in the second round. “i think he leads by example and i thought he had one of his best games tonight,” penguins coach mike sullivan said. “but it doesn’t just stop with sid, it goes down the bench.”murray started for the first time in more than six weeks. “all i can really do is kind of jump in and try not to think about it,” murray said. “jus...






defending champ garbine muguruza survives anett kontaveit scare


by: reuters | paris | published:may 31, 2017 8:26 pm defending champion garbine muguruza held on to beat anett kontaveit and reach the third round of the french open. (source: reuters)related newsdefending french open champion garbine muguruza had to claw her way back from a set down to survive a scare from talented anett kontaveit and move into the third round with 6-7 6-4 6-2 win. it was a slow start for the spanish player, but she eventually played her way into the contest, growing in confidence after the shaky beginning.she eased through the draw after 2 hours and 8 minutes when kontaveit slapped a backhand wide.for muguruza, the win was revenge for a loss to the estonian the last time they met, in stuttgart in april.more related newsfor all the latest sports news, download indian...






federation cup: defending champions mohun bagan beat dsk shivajians 4-0


by: pti | cuttack | published:may 9, 2017 12:13 am chances in the opening minutes were rare but overall mohun bagan dominated possession. (source: twitter)defending champions mohun bagan began their title defence with a dominating 4-0 win over dsk shivajians in the ongoing 38th hero fed cup at the barabati stadium here today.a balwant singh brace (24th min, 71st) and a goal by darryl duffy header (65th) and jeje (90+ 2nd) proved enough for sanjoy sen’s men to start their hero federation cup campaign with a win.the mariners thus topped group a, despite being level on points with jsw bengaluru fc (3 points each), but edging them in goal difference.it was a cautious beginning to the match by both the teams. chances in the opening minutes were rare but overall mohun bagan dominated poss...






westbrook goes on rant defending thunder teammates


thunder guard russell westbrook went on a rant defending his team's play when he rests after sunday's loss to the houston rockets         






‘big four’ still the ones to beat at wimbledon, says juan martin del potro


by: reuters | published:july 3, 2017 6:29 pm juan martin del potro faces australia’s thanasi kokkinakis in the first round on tuesday. (source: reuters)top newsthe ‘big four’ of men’s tennis remain the players to beat at wimbledon, said former u.s. open champion juan martin del potro, as this year’s tournament at the all england club gets under way.since 2003, roger federer has taken seven titles at the grasscourt grand slam followed by novak djokovic’s three, while andy murray and rafa nadal have claimed two each.the quartet have also been named as the top four seeds for the first time since 2014, though defending champion murray and djokovic have had mixed seasons.“they have returned to be the fantastic four, as they have been throughout their careers,” argentine del...






no. 4 damascus rolls over no. 16 sherwood


the defending state champions have no problem in a showdown between two of montgomery county’s top teams. the bench, including senior blake reynolds, left, erupts as damascus' michael o'neil rips off a long run. the hornets easily beat sherwood, 42-7, on friday.doug kapustin/for the washington postbuy photo






word choice - last year robert could beat his brother at chess. but he can't bea


last year robert could beat his brother at chess. but he can't beat him now.he could beat his brother any time they played chess last year, not just on one particular occasion. since this is something he could do "generally" over an extended period of time, you can use either "could" or "was able to". if you're talking about one particular occasion, then there's no question of whether he "could" beat his brother --- the event has already happened and the outcome has been decided. then, we use the phrase "was able to" to emphasize it was challenging to achieve this result. the quote you included is telling you you can't replace "was able to" with "could" in a sentence like this:todd was able to beat his brother at chess when they played on christmas eve last year.this mean...






angel delgado’s big-game pain comes with many silver linings


the sight of angel delgado sprawled on the garden floor and sobbing inconsolably under the basket told you everything anyone needs to know about what defending your big east tournament championship means, especially when you are defending it against the defending national champion. delgado missed a last-second bunny that would have, should have, forced overtime, and there were still tears in his eyes long after teammates who revere him, first desi rodriguez and ismael sanogo, had helped him to his feet.“it never happened in my life,” delgado said. “this is the first time i’m feeling like this. that’s it, gotta live with it.”he was wracked with guilt for villanova 55, seton hall 53, on another spine-tingling big east night when his string of 13 straight double doubles had come t...






novak djokovic wins in england


novak djokovic beat vasek pospisil 6-4, 6-3 on wednesday for his first grass-court win this season in a second-round match at the eastbourne international in england that was carried over from tuesday because of rain.on the women’s side, top-seeded angelique kerber beat kristyna pliskova 4-6, 6-1, 7-5. there were second-round wins for simona halep, johanna konta and caroline wozniacki, too.•the “big 4” of men’s tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year’s tournament at wimbledon. no. 1-ranked andy murray, the defending champion, is the top-seeded player, followed by djokovic, roger federer and rafael nadal.nadal and djokovic are also in the top four of the atp rankings, but federer is no. 5. third-ranked stan wawrinka, who has won the other three grand slam title...






novak djokovic wins in england


novak djokovic beat vasek pospisil 6-4, 6-3 on wednesday for his first grass-court win this season in a second-round match at the eastbourne international in england that was carried over from tuesday because of rain.on the women’s side, top-seeded angelique kerber beat kristyna pliskova 4-6, 6-1, 7-5. there were second-round wins for simona halep, johanna konta and caroline wozniacki, too.•the “big 4” of men’s tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year’s tournament at wimbledon. no. 1-ranked andy murray, the defending champion, is the top-seeded player, followed by djokovic, roger federer and rafael nadal.nadal and djokovic are also in the top four of the atp rankings, but federer is no. 5. third-ranked stan wawrinka, who has won the other three grand slam title...






predators beat penguins 4-1 to even stanley cup finals at 2-2


nashville, tenn. — frederick gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the nashville predators with a stanley cup final debut for the ages. for now, he insists he is happy enough just to sit on the floor as long as he plays. an undrafted free agent playing in just his sixth postseason game, gaudreau scored the go-ahead goal 3:45 into the second period and pekka rinne made 23 often-spectacular saves as the predators beat the penguins 4-1 on monday night to even the series at 2-2. it's now a best-of-three sprint to the stanley cup, and nashville is riding a wave of momentum after outscoring the defending champions 9-2 in the games 3 and 4 of their final debut. game 5 is thursday night in pittsburgh. gaudreau, a 24-year-old rookie, only has a chai...






new zealand, new caledonia qualify for fifa u-17 world cup


by: pti | new delhi | published:february 22, 2017 7:21 pm new caledonia qualified with a 3-2 win over solomon islands while new zealand beat papua new guinea 2-1.new zealand and new caledonia will represent oceania at the under-17 football world cup to be held in india in october after the pair won their respective semifinals at the ofc championship in tahiti.it was a history-making occasion for new caledonia which will take part in their first ever fifa tournament. new zealand, meanwhile, will be featuring in their sixth successive fifa u-17 world cup.new caledonia qualified with a 3-2 win over solomon islands while defending champions new zealand beat papua new guinea 2-1.new zealand is coached by former international and leeds united defender danny hay.besides hosts india, four as...






predators beat penguins 4-1 to even stanley cup finals at 2-2


frederick gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the nashville predators with a stanley cup final debut for the ages. for now, he insists he is happy enough just to sit on the floor as long as he plays. an undrafted free agent playing in just his sixth postseason game, gaudreau scored the go-ahead goal 3:45 into the second period and pekka rinne made 23 often-spectacular saves as the predators beat the penguins 4-1 on monday night to even the series at 2-2. it's now a best-of-three sprint to the stanley cup, and nashville is riding a wave of momentum after outscoring the defending champions 9-2 in the games 3 and 4 of their final debut. game 5 is thursday night in pittsburgh. gaudreau, a 24-year-old rookie, only has a chair in the locker room,...






nba finals: cleveland cavaliers top golden state warriors to stay alive


by: reuters | cleveland | published:june 10, 2017 10:48 am kyrie irving scored a game-high 40 points as the defending champion cavaliers pulled to within 3-1. (source: reuters)top newsthe cleveland cavaliers staved off nba finals elimination and ended the golden state warriors’ shot at an unprecedented perfect run through the playoffs with a gritty 137-116 win on friday.kyrie irving scored a game-high 40 points as the defending champion cavaliers pulled to within 3-1 and forced the best-of-seven series back to oakland.the cavaliers, who beat the warriors in a decisive seventh game last year after trailing 3-1, are now trying to become the first nba team to rally back from a 3-0 series deficit.the rare feat has only been accomplished four times in the national hockey league and once ...






preds even stanley cup final at 2-2, beat penguins 4-1


by teresa m. walker | apby teresa m. walker | apjune 6 at 1:15 amnashville, tenn. — frederick gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the nashville predators with a stanley cup final debut for the ages.for now, he insists he is happy enough just to sit on the floor as long as he plays.an undrafted free agent playing in just his sixth postseason game, gaudreau scored the go-ahead goal 3:45 into the second period and pekka rinne made 23 often-spectacular saves as the predators beat the penguins 4-1 on monday night to even the series at 2-2.it’s now a best-of-three sprint to the stanley cup, and nashville is riding a wave of momentum after outscoring the defending champions 9-2 in the games 3 and 4 of their final debut.game 5 is thursday night in pittsburgh.gau...






india beat japan 4-3 to keep sultan azlan shah cup final hopes alive


by: express web desk | published:may 3, 2017 3:42 pm mandeep singh scored a hattrick against japan. (source: file)in a contest that saw just one penalty corner conversion, by rupinder pal singh in the 6th minute, the other goals were all field goals. however, this should not go to suggest that the contest saw poor defending. on the contrary, both teams produced solid defensive work to contain the opposition in the middle of the pitch.on just the first pc for india and of the game, rupinder sent the ball booming into the top corner to beat the keeper to his left. but only four minutes later, japan levelled matters after a square ball from the right found kazuma murarta at the near post who squeeze the ball past akash chikte in goal – in the absence of the injured pr sreejesh.the ...






us open 2017: defending champion angelique kerber falls to naomi osaka in first


by: reuters | new york | published:august 30, 2017 1:24 am angelique kerber was the defending champion at us open. (source: reuters)related newsangelique kerber became the first women’s defending champion to lose in the u.s. open first round when she was crushed 6-3 6-1 by 19-year-old japanese naomi osaka on tuesday.the german sixth seed, who has not won a title since winning at flushing meadows last year, never got into the match against the 2016 wta newcomer of the year.the last defending women’s champion to lose in the first round in new york was russian svetlana kuznetsova in 2005.osaka, who grew up in new york, broke for 5-3 and sealed the opening set with a sizzling winner down the line under the closed roof at arthur ashe stadium.world number 45 osaka broke in the first gam...






lynx secure top seed as wnba playoffs set


on the final day of the regular season, the minnesota lynx secured the top seed in the wnba playoffs, while the defending champion los angeles sparks will be the no. 2 seed.those two teams, who met in the wnba finals last season, have byes until the semifinals. the host lynx beat the washington mystics 86-72 on sunday, a win they needed because the sparks, who were a game behind and held the tiebreaker, beat the visiting connecticut sun 81-70. minnesota finished with the league’s best record for the fifth time in seven years.the new york liberty earned the no. 3 seed by beating the dallas wings 82-81 as they matched a franchise record with a 10th straight win. both new york and connecticut will host the winners of wednesday’s first-round games next sunday.seattle clinched a postseason ...






busy philipps interviews ex-boyfriend colin hanks on 'live! with kelly'


in the seat! busy philipps helped interview her ex-boyfriend colin hanks while cohosting live! with kelly on tuesday, january 31, and it wasn’t awkward at all! no, really, despite dating for years during their teens and early twenties, the two stars are still close pals. watch the cute clip above!“we are very, very close friends now. his wife [samantha bryant] and i are very tight. he and my husband [marc silverstein] hang out. but we dated for a long time, actually. he's really excited that i am here cohosting,” philipps, 37, told kelly ripa before hanks, 39, joined them and joked that “it’s not awkward going on national television and being interviewed by your old college friend.”colin hanks and busy philipps attend the norma jean gala benefiting hollygrove in 2016.paul redmond/filmmagic