Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the French Open, announcing Monday on social media that she will “take some time away from the court” one day after she was fined and threatened with harsher sanctions for skipping her mandatory media obligations.
Following a January screening of “Emanuel,” a documentary about the deadly 2015 shooting of nine black worshipers at a church in Charleston, S.C., a throng of Howard University students jockeyed for handshakes and selfies with the film’s executive producer, NBA star Stephen Curry.
As the Warriors continue to process Kevin Durant’s devastating Achilles injury from Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, most of the players are still in disbelief over the initial reaction from the Toronto crowd.
Fighting back tears during an emotional post-game appearance at the podium, Golden State Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers said he would take the blame for the Achilles injury Kevin Durant suffered during his brief Game 5 appearance.
Stephen Curry doesn’t have an explanation for it. Draymond Green has no idea why. Steve Kerr is just plain grateful for it. Simply put, the Golden State Warriors don’t have a clue why they are awesomely, destructively, instinctively good in the third quarter of games.
Golden State’s Kevin Durant suffered a mild strain to his right calf and will miss the rest of the Warriors’ Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets, the team said Thursday. He will be reevaluated next week.