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by | May 27, 2017 | 03:01

Anyone ready to ask ZZ again after the Champions League final could get a very different answer. The club issued an emotional open letter to supporters the day after the end of their European adventure which pledged to "carry on together, let's keep on dreaming".

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:36

Earlier, we witnessed the tournament take place every two years but since 2009, it has been taking place once in four years, just like the world cup. We have just played a very good series in the West Indies, where the players performed very well.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:27

Morgan's innings helped England recover after they had slumped to 198 for five against South Africa , the world's top-ranked 50-over side. However, Moeen Ali piled on 77 not out from just 51 balls while Morgan himself compiled at 11th ODI century before falling 14 balls from the end of the innings.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:57

Murray must be hoping that the return of Ivan Lendl to his side for the first time since the Australian Open can flick the switch that gets him back to his best in Paris. It was the man 10 years younger, though, who dominated the match in key stages, where breaking the Djokovic serve early in the first set and then second, see the German take the title and on the verge of being in the top 10 of the world's elite players.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:38

In the women's draw, seventh seed Johanna Konta will play world No. 109 Hsieh Su-wei from Chinese Taipei in the opening round. Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were drawn to face each other in a blockbuster French Open semi-final on Friday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:40

Here are nine of J.R. Smith's best bad shots in his National Basketball Association career, including his first half buzzer-beater in Game 2 of the 2017 Eastern Conference Finals vs. Naturally, Smith (as many analysts did) went with the Warriors in 2016. Your job is to talk about sports for a living, ostensibly with some level of insight, and you claim to be some sort of "NBA insider" - and you get a prediction that ostensibly has 50-50 odds wrong SIX YEARS IN A ROW?!?! Who should you pick? ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:03

And honestly, does anyone see that changing anytime in the near future? There were two firsts in last night's Eastern Conference championship game. The 2016 champion Cavs will battle the 2015 champion Warriors for the third straight year.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:44

Although the UFC still serves as mixed martial arts' premier promotion, Bellator MMA has continued to gain some ground as of late. Roy Nelson , Season 10 victor of " The Ultimate Fighter ", signed a multi-fight contract with Bellator, according to a report released on Friday by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:18

For the moment the relationship with Agassi is a trial, and it seems highly unlikely the American will want to spend too many weeks on tour. When Lendl was persuaded to work with Murray for a second time nearly a year ago, he was credited with helping to mastermind immediate victories at Queen's and Wimbledon and an instant impact is certainly needed again now.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:12

The 32-year-old Hamilton, whose family roots are Grenadian, is now second in the drivers' standings on 98 points, six behind Vettel, with their respective Mercedes and Ferrrari tightly matched, as the two drivers have come up with two wins apiece so far this season.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:59

It's a symbolic reset for the 12-time Grand Slam champion-who turns 30 years old on Monday-and is hoping to revitalize his dominance as the defending French Open champion. "If I have half the career Novak has had, I will be just fine." So he knows players, he knows everyone that I was playing against in last couple of weeks, so we talked before every match , more or less.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:50

The victory not only qualified United for next season's Champions League after their sixth-place finish as in the Premier League, it brought a measure of relief to a many weighed down by this week's terror attack in Manchester. A win for a fantastic group, but a win for pragmatism. "To me it is the most important trophy of my career because it is the last (most recent) - that is how I look at things", he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:15

LeBron James struggles were noticeable in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and following the game Richard Jefferson said James was sick, leaving speculation James" illness also plagued him in Game 4. I feel like if we weren't, there would be a problem", he said. The Warriors are a seven-point favorite in the opener. Here they go again. The suspension always raised a "what if" scenario for Warriors fans worldwide, but this series could be the chance for them to find out.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:16

But, after coming through training unscathed, Stokes was declared fit to be part of Eoin Morgan's side and will be available to bowl. Not known as a big hitter, left-hander Ali still struck five sixes at Yorkshire s headquarters. "Then the last ball I tried to keep my shape as much as I could". On previous occasions, when I've had the opportunity to play a lot more balls, I've given my wicket away a bit early.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:12

A lot will be hinging on the outcome of this match for Arsenal , as a win will see them salvage something from an already underwhelming season and also likely help in determining the continuation of Arsene Wenger at the helm. He added: "That would be a great achievement for me". When the sides met again at Stamford Bridge in early February, Chelsea outplayed Arsenal to win 3-1, getting goals from Marcus Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas before the visitors netted a late ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:13

Just six points separate the two drivers at the top of the table and, with their respective Mercedes and Ferrari cars closely matched, the season is likely to be nip and tuck between the pair throughout. "I just lost the rear of the vehicle pushing for the limit", Stroll said. Now resident of the city-state, Hamilton has twice won the Monaco GP in his now 11 seasons of F1 racing and had three other podium finishes, playing into his affection for racing on the street circuit.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:35

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey says that Gunners must not give space to Chelsea ace Eden Hazard in the FA Cup final on Saturday. The Italian tactician signed N'goloKante, David Luiz, Marcos Alonso and MichyBatshuayithis season as they all played an important role in clinching the title this season for Chelsea .

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:54

Agassi , an eight-time major victor at Roland Garros back in 1999, retired from tennis after the 2006 US Open ans has never coached professionally before. Without them, there is no clear-cut favorite to take the title. Title favourite Simona Halep was rated only 50-50 on Wednesday after damaging ankle ligaments and will give an update on her fitness on Friday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:17

The average age is second youngest in the Premier League which is another positive - although maybe not for me because it makes me feel a lot older. Arsenal won seven out of their last eight Premier League games but paid the price for a miserable run through February and March. "We've got top four now".

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:05

Jose Mourinho celebrated after the game and who can blame him! The future will hold plenty of arguments about style, identity, and football taught by Matt Busby, but a club appoints Mourinho in the hope of getting Mourinho. The tragedy has brought Manchester City and United together, with the two clubs pledging one million pounds (nearly $1.3 million) to the "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund".

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:47

Instead, Nashville is now 9-2 this postseason, and Game 2 just became a contest the Ducks sorely need. While the top line of Viktor Arvidsson-Ryan Johansen-Filip Forsberg only had 7 combined points in the series, they were a threat the entire time , using speed and skill to generate plenty of scoring chances.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:42

The Celtics aren't out of the running yet, but with just one game left to win, the Cavs are looking to shut down the Celtics' season. LeBron James became the highest scorer in National Basketball Association play-off history, surpassing Michael Jordan's record of 5987, with a 35-point effort for the Cavaliers .

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:05

The Nigeria global has not looked back and is set to feature in the Wembley showpiece for the first time as the Blues look to complete the Double by beating Arsenal tomorrow. However, his opposite number tomorrow suspects that he will still be in the Arsenal dugout next season. Victor Moses has revealed that Chelsea are not preparing any special measures to try and stop Alexis Sanchez, which could play right into Arsenal's hands.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:23

He shot 3 of 7 in the first quarter while the Celtics built a 28-19 lead. The win narrows Cleveland's lead to 2-1 in the best-of-7 series and snaps Cleveland's 13-game record-tying playoff win streak. Las Vegas isn't buying what Bradley is selling. In fact, he's been so good we even looked at one of his performances, a triple-double in Game 4 of Cleveland's opening-round series against the Pacers, and compared it to his greatest postseason games ever .

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:54

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (23) gets off a shot between Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk (41) and Jae Crowder (99) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland .

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:39

Andy Murray is in action later against Croatia's Borna Coric . His 10th Monte-Carlo title and his 10th Barcelona title brought his tally of clay-court titles to 51. "It feels great, I don't know how I did it but I played flawless during the game and I'm very happy about it", Coric told Television Espanola. "I think Feliciano played really well, especially in the second set.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:14

The Cavs icon hit 35 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to help his side win the Eastern Conference Finals 4-1, setting up a third-successive meeting with the Golden State Warriors in the championship series. James briefly celebrated breaking the record by raising his right index finger to signal No. 1 as he headed down the court while the game continued. He then sat out the fourth quarter of his 212th career postseason game.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:34

As farewells go, it was precisely the kind of send-off that Tottenham Hotspur must have craved bar that one small, annoying detail about Chelsea's position squatting defiantly at the top of the Premier League . "Yes it is sad to see White Hart Lane go". "Obviously we're disappointed after losing out on the title again but we've got to get stronger from it.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:37

Two days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people following an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena, United's fans, players and staff stood unbowed in Stockholm . I just have to make a decision in terms of a football decision. But after lifting the Europa League - a competition he has said in the past he did not want to win - he branded the achievement the most important of his 17-year managerial career.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:08

The Warriors experienced significant time without one of their best players, but this injury ultimately benefited the team. That's hugely painful for him, more than anybody, and I wish, and he wishes, and I'm sure you guys do, too, that there's something that could get him there.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:17

This one is over. It's official. The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be facing off in the NBA Finals for the third year in a row. The Cavs jumped out to a quick lead over the Celtics and never handed it back. They dispatched the Boston Celtics in five games. His team should provide a safe haven of confidence, too, with Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love healthy and playing like the stars Cleveland dreamed of when they pieced this team together with James' ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:48

The Golden State Warriors have advanced to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year after sweeping the San Antonio Spurs by way of a 129-115 victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals on Monday. "They create a lot for our team ". The series loss for the Spurs is the first time the team had reached the Western Conference Finals, since winning the title in 2014.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:07

Guardiola still faces issues with his defence, which was evident when they failed to maintain a clean sheet against West Brom even as only three minutes remained on the clock. He had not helped his cause by leaving captain and fan favourite Troy Deeney on the bench until the second half but even Deeney's eventual introduction did not help Watford's situation.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:57

Avery Bradley rattled in a game-winning three pointer at the buzzer - with the ball touching every part of the rim before bouncing in - as the Boston Celtics clawed their way back into the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) Eastern Conference finals series with a 111-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:27

The 67-year-old Frenchman said the atmosphere at the club was a contributing factor in his side's failure to finish in the top four - which means they will play in the Europa League . Neil Mellor believes that rather than any one player, the whole Liverpool team deserve the Player of the Season award . That, in turn, may have a positive effect on their domestic form.