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by | May 29, 2017 | 04:39

After the one-sided contests in the play-offs the final between the two Maharashtra teams provided a contest to remember. “All three titles are special. Mitchell Johnson is a proven customer. "He (Smith) was trying to use the pace of the bowler". They've done it consistently. Last year, we had a tough time and could not qualify for the play-offs, but we knew we had the players to do well this year and they delivered.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:00

We just wanted to enjoy ourselves and then we ended up winning the tournament. "We have done well in Test cricket and T20s and we want to make that success constant in all three formats". They'll keep them relaxed, really calm and that's where they'll come in and play a really important part. Talking about the prestigious event, Lara said, "I understand that this year's tournament is going to be bigger and better than ever, so it's going to be an awesome experience for the fans and us former ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:44

He allowed six runs, yet only one of those were earned. Leading 5-2, NY added to its lead in the fourth with help from a Josh Phegley throwing error on Aaron Hicks' stolen base. Athletics: 1B Yonder Alonso was back in the lineup after missing three games with a sore right wrist. NOTES: Oakland RHP Kendall Graveman (right shoulder soreness) will be placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday, though this absence is expected to last longer than his first DL stint last month.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:14

The Celtics figured out a way to dodge Cleveland's opening-game haymaker and maintain their poise and objective. That move backfired when James bowled over Rozier in the lane for his fourth foul with 6:46 left in the second quarter and the Celtics up, 43-33.

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:04

Based on pragmatism and humble principles. A two-time European champion with Porto and Inter Milan, Mourinho once declared he did not want to win the Europa League , saying success in the competition would be a "big disappointment". "We play for England, for Manchester and for the people who died". Will goalkeeper David De Gea, possibly United's best player over the past three years, be sold to Real Madrid? It's all new for them.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:48

Asked if he had thought about leaving Chelsea, Fabregas said: "Not necessarily, but in football you can never say never". In his first full game for more than a year, the giant German worldwide went toe-to-toe with Chelsea bully-boy Diego Costa and never took a backward step.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:59

The gap between him and Hamilton in the drivers championship is now up to 25 points, a whole race win between them. Daniel Ricciardo, Vettel's teammate during a dismal season at Red Bull in 2014, finished third to make it an even worse day for Mercedes .

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:03

She said: "This year, the expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the grand slams. I'm really glad that we made this decision that I'm going to play here", Kvitova told the crowd during an on-court interview. Kvitova hit 31 winners against just 20 unforced errors in her straight-sets triumph, and won 78 per cent of points on her first serve. The second set unfolded in nearly a similar fashion as the first, with Boserup losing her opening service game in the ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:38

Cavaliers: James has scored 30 or more points in 11 of Cleveland's 13 games this postseason. The Cavaliers left The Q after winning Game 4 on May 23 determined to play well defensively for 48 minutes in Game 5, and that is what they did.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:13

The Cavaliers are 7-0-1 ATS in their last 8 road games, 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games playing on 3 or more days rest and 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Am I the reason that Brooklyn gave all their picks to Boston? We didn't talk about championships or anything. James is a nightmare on the break, Kyrie Irving is one of the best finishers in the league and no one throws outlet passes better than Kevin Love .

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:56

Only in recent days did Kvitova decide to enter the French Open . And it's shaping up to not be her year. "I need matches. I need matches where I can start playing and feeling my tennis". The two-time Wimbledon champion struggled to hold back the tears after beating 86th-ranked Julie Boserup of the United States 6-3, 6-2. Then, addressing her guest box, which included her parents and brother, she said: "Thank you for everything you helped me through [in] this hard time".

by | May 29, 2017 | 05:08

Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring amid a blistering start for Arsenal that Chelsea simply couldn't cope with. A Mesut Ozil who again finally turns up to a big occasion, although next time if the German worldwide could kindly bring his shooting boots please? Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has the makings of a decent wing-back, albeit on the right, not the left, a position Wenger needs to address in the summer.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:43

We will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? James , who was 27 points behind Jordan coming into the game , went ahead of Jordan in the third quarter with a three-pointer from the left wing and now sits at 5,994 points in his postseason career.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:39

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN .

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:47

Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds and was a plus-43, and Deron Williams added 14 points in 17 minutes off the bench in the win that made Cleveland 12-1 in the postseason. It always was going to be Warriors-Cavaliers, and the only potential pitfall was injury. These teams that have spent much of the post-merger days near the bottom of the standings were the cream of the crop in the 1950s, led by star quarterback Graham and innovative coach Paul Brown in Cleveland and Lions Hall of ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:38

Kvitova has not played in a tournament since she was attacked at her home in the Czech Republic in December. Irrespective of the expectancy surrounding her return, in realistic terms, Kvitova is treating her playing the French Open as nothing but a preliminary step to lead onto the other important tournaments in the year.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:30

The Cleveland Cavaliers , fueled by another milestone night for LeBron James , powered into a third straight NBA Finals meeting with the Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over the Celtics in Boston on Thursday. "You know, that's a good question", Horford said. When Boston started the third quarter with a jolt of energy, Irving quickly resurrected his ball-handling mixtape tribute act from the second half of Game 4 , blowing by a variety of defenders to score 13 ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:44

Ever since reaching the top of the WTA rankings after winning the US Open previous year, Kerber has not done much justice to her ranking except reaching the final of the WTA Finals at Singapore. "It's kind of - I don't want to say 'open, ' because everyone's really good, but - very competitive", Rogers said, "and there's not like that dominating force".

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:39

Just look at this crossover that makes Tyler Zeller looks like he's learning how to ice skate backwards for the first time. When you're watching Michael Jordan it's nearly like a god. But if Games 3 and 4 are any indication, it won't be easy. Durant's decision to leave the Thunder for Golden State as a free agent last summer meant the Warriors went from mere overwhelming favorites to win the West again to super-duper-overwhelming favorites to win the West again.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:49

As a result, he has been heavily tipped for a move to the Bernabeu with manager Zinedine Zidane said to be a huge admirer of the attacker since his Lille days. "I don't know [if he could be tempted to leave Chelsea], I'm happy at the club". "People are always talking, I don't care about that". He has re-established himself as one of the best players in the world after a hard campaign last time around, and his influence has played a major role in our success this term.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:18

But he spoke of his gratitude to Jose Mourinho for making him first choice in the victorious Europa League campaign. Mourinho added: "I am really happy with our season, with the trophies, to be back into the Champions League ". "The poets are the ones that win every match", said the Portuguese, who had previously led United to success in the Community Shield and League Cup.

by | May 29, 2017 | 02:46

The 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs second-round series lives on in the Eastern Conference side of the National Basketball Association playoff bracket as the Washington Wizards vs. Mahinmi said he has "good and bad days" on the left calf that kept him out the first two games of the series , but said he is good to go for Game 7.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:07

Three-time Indy 500 victor Helio Castroneves has said that the milk tradition is special. "There's very few one-off drivers with as little experience as I have, who would have any realistic chance of winning this race ". He'll have the bit between his teeth on Sunday, and in Penske equipment, is going to be there or thereabouts. And it's not quite as simple as just turning left every so often and keeping one's foot pinned on the gas; the car's balance is constantly changing as tires ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:09

And he likely still is, making his own bit of history Thursday as he passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time leading postseason scorer - at just 32 years old with plenty of time to add to his total. They first met during the 2015 NBA Finals , LeBron James' first season back in Cleveland following his South Beach experience. Much more of that sort of that will likely follow over the next week, filling time before Golden State plays host to Game 1.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:07

With a possible rematch against Jones or Cormier on his mind, Gustafsson is confident that he'll be ready for either of those bouts, as he believes he's fixed the issues that cost him both championship fights. "Every fight I visualize so many ways, it's going around my mind all the time". "There could be pressure for him, but who knows how he'll take that".

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:36

The collision made for the safety vehicle on track. Button's McLaren was also eliminated in the incident, which happened at relatively slow speed. Jenson Button will start from the back after qualifying ninth on his return to F1 because of a grid penalty.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:59

ABOUT THE DUCKS (54-26-11-3, 34-39 O/U): John Gibson was in net for the opening two games against Nashville past year - ironically, both 3-2 setbacks - and never saw the ice again in the series, but no one faulted his performance Friday after he stood on his head and turned side 43 shots.

by | May 29, 2017 | 02:31

With Wednesday's make-or-break Europa League final against Ajax looming large, Jose Mourinho stuck to his word by resting numerous key players and handing four young prospects their full debut with sixth place in the Premier League table already assured.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:12

And they won't even be back among Europe's elite in September after finishing fifth in the Premier League; the lowest finish since Wenger took charge in 1996. "For me, the contract does not have special meaning but, because of the debate , maybe I should have sorted that out earlier". We've finished with the FA Cup so it has to be successful.

by | May 29, 2017 | 02:47

Team New Zealand have had a flawless day on the water in day two of America's Cup qualifiers . "I have a lot of respect for Franck (Cammas)". It was a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup, when Oracle won eight straight races to cap one of the greatest comebacks in sports.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:40

A multi-car collision ended the hopes of another five drivers, before 40-year-old Sato, who had started the day one place ahead of Alonso on the grid in fourth, secured his win. "We didn't build the thing that was smoking down the front straight", said McLaren boss Zak Brown, who engineered Alonso's trip to Indianapolis. "It was definitely a rough ride", Dixon said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:12

Antonio Conte wants Chelsea to be "very cold" when they analyse their "incredible" season that ended on the sour note of FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal . The London club struggled early in the season for the most part but some important victories towards the end of the season saw them leap frog Manchester United into fifth position in the Premier League.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:17

Jose Mourinho is putting pressure on Manchester United vice-chairman Ed Woodward to complete a deal for Michael Keane , reports say. "It's one of the trophies I haven't won in my career and it would be incredible to win it with United", former Chelsea favourite Mata said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:52

In 2016, it looked like everything was going the Warriors' way. "That's all I ever know about Mike", Lue said Saturday. After finishing the regular season ranked No. Maybe, but as the teams gear up for Thursday night's series opener in Oakland, comments made by Warriors forward Draymond Green in October are reverberating around Cleveland.

by | May 29, 2017 | 03:02

Jalopnik could not find the cited report in a search of the department's online records base . However, Dixon's teammate Tony Kanaan said: "I was supposed to be with them as well". Both were charged with robbery, while the 15-year-old was also charged with resisting law enforcement. Tony Kanaan , Marco Andretti and this year's IndyCar Grand Prix victor Will Power round out the third row of the Indy 500 grid.