by | May 28, 2017 | 14:19

Through the first three rounds, the only other ranked player Raonic could face is Gilles Muller (26th). Nadal is seeded fourth this year as the French Open seeds simply by world ranking; players below No. "I think that was the turning point in belief, that guys could play a lot longer", Gilbert said. "It's not only about Grand Slams , tennis". I'm the favourite? I don't care: Nadal Rafael Nadal insisted he didn't care if he was regarded as the favourite for a 10th French Open , ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:34

The Cavs won the title in Game 7 at Golden State last June wearing their black jerseys. There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. Or at least a player (or two) that decides winning a title is more important than money, offering a discount to a contender for a chance at winning an elusive National Basketball Association championship.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:36

The Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-1. "I think we match up well with them and I think they'd say the same about us". Jordan had 5,987 points in the playoffs in his career. LeBron James scored 35 points to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader - surpassing Michael Jordan.

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:22

Stokes and Jos Buttler kept the runs flowing with a 77-run stand, during which Stokes registered his hundred, before he was dismissed by debutant Keshav Maharaj . South Africa captain AB de Villiers: "I thought the boys played so well at the end, England got their plans well at the end". He put on 96 across 16.1 overs with De Kock to put his team in the ascendency.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:23

The construction teams have already been working on the new ground for most of the season and there is no room for sentimentality as the old White Hart Lane is tore down to make way for the rest of it. Chelsea won the Premier League after a narrow 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Friday. All of that, said Pochettino, contributed to this day being the one that he'll remember the most from his three years at White Hart Lane .

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:04

With Adam Wainwright set to face Kyle Freeland in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 11 runs. "From his first couple years until now, there's been a fast growth", Rockies manager Bud Black said. When he finally did run into trouble in the sixth, after Randal Grichuk led off with a double, Senzatela showed "poise". Manager Mike Matheny said Friday that Piscotty was sent home to deal with a personal matter.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:57

In attacking the concert, the bomber targeted an audience full of teenagers and 'tweens - Grande fans who call themselves "Arianators". Abedi's relative said the suspected bomber was pained by the killing of Abdel-Wahab Hafidah, an 18-year-old who news reports say was chased by a group of men, run over and stabbed in the neck in Manchester in May 2016.

by | May 28, 2017 | 14:26

Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam victor, made her return to competition in April at the Stuttgart Open in April after a 15-month ban over a positive test for the angina drug meldonium. "The tennis anti-doping program ( TADP ) is a uniform effort supported by the Grand Slams, WTA, ITF and ATP ", Sport24 quoted Simon as saying. She was given wild cards at Stuttgart and Madrid before the Italian Open this week.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:41

But Myers did not completely close the door on the notion that Kerr would be unable to do so by the time the NBA Finals start on June 1. To answer those questions, here are five keys to the Golden State Warriors beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals .

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:43

Everybody has to use this as motivation". Shaquille O'Neal put it eloquently recently in an interview with cleveland .com, where he said James isn't like any one particular player - rather, he's a combination of a number of legends. James, who shot 13 of 18 from the floor and 4 of 7 from 3-point range, hit a 3-pointer with 2:41 left in the third quarter to pass Michael Jordan and become the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:42

Mourinho generally hits his stride in his second seasons at clubs and he will set his sights no lower in 2017-18 than winning a fourth Premier League title and third Champions League trophy. Mourinho declined to say whether United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is sidelined with a long-term knee injury, would stay at the club but heaped praise on the towering Swede who watched the final behind the bench sporting crutches.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:22

Conte felt Oxlade-Chamberlain had made contact with Moses, although he did not go as far as to say the Chelsea wing-back should have had a spot-kick, but did insist Sanchez's goal should not have stood. "He played his first game tonight and that's the reward of when he was not selected, he worked even harder". "Fair play to him, he's changed the system and it's paid off".

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:42

Minutes before, another even more damning report had landed, too: Kushner had approached Russian envoy Sergey Kislyak about creating a top-secret back-channel for communications at the Russian consulate in New York City. The Post first reported the request, which covers materials such as emails, phone records and documents dating to Trump's first days as a candidate in July 2015.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:39

Raiola was apparently paid a big portion of that, with reports suggesting he received €27 million from Juventus , €19.4m from Manchester United and another €2.6m from Pogba himself. United have refused to be drawn on the issue, with a spokesman announcing when news of FIFA's interest in the transfer emerged: "We don't comment on contracts, Federation Internationale de Football Association have had the documents since the transfer in August".

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:30

The Golden State Warriors await the victor of this series in the National Basketball Association finals after sweeping the San Antonio Spurs . Irving, who shook off a Game 4 twisted ankle, was 9 of 15 from the floor and 4 of 8 from 3-point range.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:39

This was no surprise to anyone. But you're not going to beat the Cavaliers unless you can make LeBron look mortal - and the best way to clip his wings is to let him do the dirty work. Will they become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go undefeated in a post-season? "I was like, 'If I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game?' It's carried me all the way to this point now, and it's going to carry me for the rest of my career because ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:56

City gave no indication of the length of Silva's contract nor did they specify a fee, although British media reports suggested they had paid around £43 million ($55 million, 49 million euros) for the 22-year-old. Guardiola has always been an admirer of Silva, but was particularly enthused by the 12-cap Portugal worldwide after the first leg of February's Champions League tie with Monaco.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:31

In boxing, Floyd Mayweather ducked Manny Pacquiao in his prime years. Here's hoping this NBA Finals is awesome. While it was LeBron James or Kyrie Irving who handled the ball almost every possession in the 2016 Finals, Williams brings some welcome relief.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:19

Agassi made special mention of his belief that the position was just a temporary one. But Djokovic believes he can learn from the 47-year-old American, who's also had numerous ups and downs in his career, both on and off the court. "At that point, we both didn't think about this evolving to become a professional relationship, but finally, after few weeks, it did". "It's a great opportunity for me to grow together with him and to experience whatever is ahead of us".

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:48

However they have stalwart defenders like Klay Thompson and Shaun Livingston, who will try to limit the explosive Cavs All-Star. "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do". For James, the Finals are an annual rite. He said he may even swing by to see his eye doctor while the Warriors are in town. They not only lost some of their depth and two starters from last year's team, but they also added one of the best players in the league in Kevin Durant .

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:38

I felt like if we weren't, it would be a problem", Celtics' Avery Bradley said. Golden State, they've been the best team in our league for the last three years, and then they added an MVP . So I didn't even believe I could be Mike. Nonetheless, if we get there, and they get there, I want to destroy them. The Warriors' goal, of course, is also to win the rubber match with Cleveland and earn their franchise a second title in three years.

by | May 28, 2017 | 13:12

If he does, it will be a historic moment in tennis as no player has won a Grand Slam title 10 times in the Open Era. In addition, the fourth-seeded Nadal will also need to deal with the talented and unpredictable Benoit Paire in the first round.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:03

This year Nadal has captured a 10th Monte Carlo Masters and 10th title in Barcelona; now the great Spaniard targets what many in the sport thought was impossible -a 10th Roland Garros . Dominic in an interview said: "After these three (Nadal, Djokovic and Murray), I think there are some players who can go very deep here who can make big surprises and to these players I count Sascha ( Alexander Zverev ) and myself".

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:55

Alaves brought an extra 2,000 fans to the Vicente Calderon than their illustrious opponents and were dreaming of a repeat of their shock league win at the Nou Camp earlier in the season, although this time Barca were fielding a far stronger starting line-up.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:58

Just don't try to tell them that. But for the third year in a row, the Cavs enter the NBA Finals as the underdog. "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do". The Warriors are 12-0 overall through the first three rounds; the Cavs are 12-1. And. that's it: Those were the only three times in major American sports that two franchises played each other in back-to-back-to-back championships before this year.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:08

Swansea City's win at Sunderland on Saturday had left Hull with no margin for error and Palace's desire to secure their safety meant the stakes couldn't have been higher. We did not even manage one shot on target in 82 minutes and then Michael Dawson conceded a penalty. "The next level of the recruitment is critical to the team being more consistent and achieving more in the Premier League rather than a fight against relegation.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:51

The way they gave me and Younis send-offs", he said. "You have to go winning and performing well'". "I would like to thank Almightly Allah, whatever I had, whatever success I got throughout my career, to end like that, I couldn't ask for anything better".

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:22

The timing of the event - which was linked to Terry's No.26 jersey - sparked questioned marks over whether the game been illegally halted, with the player lambasted after it emerged he came up with the idea to showcase his finale. It was a compromise between the two of us". As for his own future, Terry remains insistent he has not yet decided whether he will continue playing or opt to retire once the season is over although Premier League sides Bournemouth and Swansea have expressed ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:54

In the 2015 conference finals the Cavaliers swept a highly-flawed 60-win Hawks team. "The stuff they're running, it's harder to defend than Golden State's for me, as far as the actions and all the running around and all the guys who are making all the plays, so it's a totally different thing".

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:18

Goals in either half from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were enough to see the Red Devils to a historic victory over a youthful Ajax side in Stockholm as Mourinho clinched the trophy for the first time in the Old Trafford club's history.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:28

The pair and Chris Lynn had seemingly been in a three-way battle to open the batting alongside David Warner for Australia's Champions Trophy opener against New Zealand on Friday, but the result in south London has all but secured Finch's spot at the top and Head's in the middle order.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:39

However, Mediaset Premium claim this afternoon that Perisic only wants Manchester United and was talked into the move by Jose Mourinho . Perisic's contract with Inter still has three years left to run, but his employers are keen to free up funds for a big summer of spending as they look to comply with UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules.

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:36

Proteas skipper said that the umpire did not change the ball during their match against England is a proof that there was no tampering. De Kock was to prove key after South Africa were reduced to 93 for two in the 17th over of their chase.

by | May 28, 2017 | 11:54

We had a bit more possession after 15, 20 minutes or so. Marouane Fellaini has always been known a force to be dealt with in the air and, on Wednesday night in the Europa League final , he showed just how dominant he can be. "We will learn a lot from it and we will become stronger, and, if we can keep this squad together, we will be stronger next season, for sure". Rooney is the record goalscorer for both England and Manchester United and insists he can still have a big impact if he ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 12:56

The contrast between the Chelsea of last season and the Antonio Conte side going for a league and cup "double" is vast; and Luiz has been such an important par of the transformation, becoming a pivotal cog in Conte's 3-4-3 formation. "But it's OK. God has given me a lot so I'm very happy with this". "To find the right solution quickly is not easy". If you start to think that this player will miss the next game, it is not important.