by | May 29, 2017 | 08:06

Raonic will begin the tournament by facing unseeded Belgian Steve Darcis in the first round. The German in his short career on the ATP Tour has beaten Roger Federer - in Halle past year, Novak Djokovic - at the Rome Masters earlier in the month and come close to causing an upset against Rafael Nadal on two occasions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:25

It took a superhuman performance from James to revive the Cavaliers in last year's Finals and help them claw back from a 3-1 deficit to win the championship. This means if you bet 100 on Cleveland, you'll win 200, and you need to bet 240 on Golden State to win 100. "I have no clue what's going to go on", said Celtics guard Marcus Smart.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:55

Dodt defied the conditions with a 68 that left him on eight under par , one ahead of Branden Grace , of South Africa. The Swede had a two hour wait in the players' lounge until the final duo got home but it wasn't exactly as stressful a vigil as it might have been.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:15

The 2015 champion Warriors will face the 2016 champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the third straight year. James does believe that these Finals, his seventh straight trip to the championship round, will have people appreciating his career no matter what the outcome.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:52

Relief, because it means the club are back in the Champions League - and can keep attracting some of Europe's top names. The Argentine did not feature again in the league in the 2014/15 season but with Real expected to move for the Spain No.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:49

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins . Last season, Dumoulin became the first Maine-born National Hockey League player to hoist the Stanley Cup when he played for the Stanley Cup champion Penguins .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:28

Luckily Davies-Dixon's purse and identification were recovered and no one was hurt. Both were charged with robbery, while the 15-year-old received the additional charge of resisting law enforcement. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and make a changing decision. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver picks up his third pole position at the Indianapolis 500 , winning the 2008 race from the front spot.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:37

June 19, 2016 - Finals - The Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Golden State Warriors with a series win, 4-3. "When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a god, so I didn't ever believe I could be Mike", James said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:58

Kerber has become the first ever top seed on the women's side to crash out in the opening round of Roland Garros . On a more encouraging note, Petra Kvitova pulled off a convincing routing of Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 on her return from a devastating injury.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:06

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:49

INSKEEP: That gave LeBron James 5,989 career points in the playoffs, two more than Michael Jordan, the most all time. As much as this series was about James , Irving helped turn the tide of the series with a 42-point effort in Game 4 .

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:26

Bradley scored 23 points on Thursday night, but for the third time in as many home games the Boston Celtics were trounced by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers . Watch a preview of the Cavaliers-Celtics Game Five - an elimination game for Boston - courtesy of NBA TV and featuring NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and eight-time All-Star Vince Carter, in the video below.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:01

You have to go at least six years back if you want to find the team's new journey. "The aim is always to win games, and I am willing to do whatever I can in my abilities to be able to achieve that for the team". There have been a few changes from that team, but right now, our mindset is very similar - to go out there and enjoy our cricket which we have done in the past few years.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:53

Noren said he was shaking so much ahead of his putt on No. 18, which was set up by a 5-iron from 204 yards, that he couldn't line up the ball properly. Spieth had a bogey at the 14th and two birdies down the stretch. Damon caddied the first round. A bogey on the 11th was followed by a double on the par-three 14th, but the Australian had an encouraging finish, chipping in for birdie on the 17th hole and making another birdie on 18 to end up seven-under.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:08

Nadal , whose 17-match winning run was ended by Dominic Thiem in Rome last week, will face Frenchman Benoit Paire in the opening round. Novak Djokovic is the defending men's singles champion at the French Open , but nine-time victor Rafael Nadal will begin this year's event as the clear favourite.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:57

The Cavaliers , who sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter, begin their third straight NBA Finals series against the Golden State Warriors next Friday in Oakland. Jordan was in his rearview mirror and still James deflected the attention like a kick-out to an open shooter in the corner. The Thunder lost to Miami in five games, a series that made James a champion for the first time.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:04

That started a run of six birdies in eight holes that tied him for the lead at 5 under. Vijay Singh , right, of Fiji, walks off the tenth green as Bernhard Langer , left, of Germany, prepares to putt during the final round of the Senior PGA Championship at the Trump National golf club in Sterling, Va ., Sunday, May 2.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:50

This time it is with Sato, who joined the team just this season and had largely been overlooked at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the Andretti camp expanded to six cars for the 500 with the addition of Formula One driver Fernando Alonso .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:28

Answer: 9 p.m. EDT on June 1 in Oakland, Calif. Cleveland will play for the championship against the Golden State Warriors , the third successive season the two teams have met in the finals. However, the biggest event from the game may have come from LeBron James , who passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer in the postseason.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:43

Still, it is Dixon who should be the favorite to win. Last year, it was with rookie Alexander Rossi . INDIANAPOLIS (AP ) - Sebastien Bourdais returned to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, eight days after a scary crash that left the Frenchman with a fractured pelvis, hip and two ribs.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:53

The Cougars (40-19), who won the American Athletic Conference's automatic NCAA bid, have a.747 winning percentage at home the past five seasons, including a 21-7 record this season. Each of the host schools are guaranteed spots in the 64-team tournament, with the rest of the field, including the top eight national seeds, and pairings to be announced Monday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:41

Horford, who had been swept by LeBron James four times as a member of the Hawks before this series, knows a thing or two about James' dominance in the Eastern Conference. If the Cavaliers advance, James would be making a seventh consecutive trip to the NBA Finals . "Want the Warriors?" he said. They move the ball and limit turnovers better than nearly every team in the National Basketball Association.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:35

Sunday night at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees celebrated Derek Jeter's career by retiring his No. 2 jersey and enshrining him in Monument Park. "I'll start with thank you to George Steinbrenner and the Steinbrenner family". A legacy is built by more than what is seen. “When I came here, Jim Leyritz had it.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:32

And race victor Kyle Busch led all 10 laps in the final segment. "The Bass Pro Shops/TRACKER Boats team rebounded well after the first round but we just didn't have enough for the pole", said Truex. "My grandfather was an Air Force chaplain in France and Belgium during World War II, so it has always been in my family's DNA to pay our respects to the military", said Barry Landis, FOX NASCAR's race producer who brought the concept to life in 2009.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:10

With Preakness champion Cloud Computing uncertain to start in the Belmont Stakes , the thoroughbred racing world faces the strong possibility of a second straight year with three different winners of the three Triple Crown races. The Pimlico race was only the fourth in the career of the colt who finished second in the Gotham Stakes (G3) and third in the Wood Memorial Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G2) after breaking his maiden for trainer Chad Brown .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:18

On a powerhouse Andretti Autosport team that included twice Formula One world champion Alonso, last year's victor Alexander Rossi , 2014 victor Ryan Hunter-Reay, Briton Jack Harvey and Marco Andretti, it was easy to overlook the soft-spoken Sato.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:29

Team mate Kimi Raikkonen , on pole for the first time in nine years, lost out in the pitstops but secured a Ferrari one-two with Hamilton finishing seventh for Mercedes after starting 13th. "It is one of those days". A largely boring race was enlivened by a late safety vehicle after a collision involving McLaren's Jenson Button , on his one-off return to F1 in place of Fernando Alonso .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:02

But could someone such as Alexander Zverev , who just turned 20 last month, or the supremely talented - and supremely enigmatic - Nick Kyrgios, 22, or Dominic Thiem , 23, make a breakthrough for the up-and-coming kids? However, Madrid semi-finalist Pablo Cuevas could prove to be a handful for Zverev in the third round.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:29

Langer, 59, shot a 70 Saturday, halting a streak of seven straight rounds in the 60s. "The conditions were ideal, except for a little rain that I don't think bothered anybody", Singh said. Different approaches to the 534-yard par-5 13th yielded birdies for Singh and Langer, whose tee shot found the center of the fairway. He glared into the gallery after making his swing, then chipped onto the green and missed his putt to save par while Langer drained his 10-footer to reclaim a one-stroke ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:15

Love comes into the Finals this year playing at a much higher level than that, having averaged 22.6 points, 12.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.2 blocks per game in the Cavs' Eastern Conference finals win over the Boston Celtics .

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:00

Monaco midfielder Bernardo Silva is set to complete potential move to Manchester City as he has arrived in Manchester on Friday, May 26. Manchester City are already preparing for next season as they look to splash the cash in a £300m spending spree this summer.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:36

On an emotional night in Sweden, United won their second major trophy of the season as they earned a 2-0 win against the Dutch side, securing Champions League football. Mata, like his team-mates, dedicated the triumph to the city he calls home, saying Europa League success meant more than winning the World Cup, European Championship or Champions League given the circumstances.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:18

A disgusting blunder by Andrea Ranocchia, however, set the tone as Palace went ahead through Wilfried Zaha inside just 133 seconds. Marco Silva says Hull City need to learn from their mistakes as they prepare for life outside the Premier League.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:27

Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points despite playing on a tender ankle, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the NBA Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:37

The race was back on on lap 68, which again allowed Vettel to pull away but put Ricciardo under pressure from Bottas and Verstappen and the Australian's race very almost ended then and there when he got too deep into turn one and hit the wall hard.