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by | May 30, 2017 | 02:07

The two will meet again this summer after being drawn with Australia and Bangladesh in Group A - and Williamson is adamant his side will repeat the attacking brand of cricket it displayed when last on English soil. Complete squads The 18-day long tournament which begins on June 1 will see matches played at the Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff, The Oval in London and Edgbaston in Birmingham.

by | May 30, 2017 | 02:16

Emiliano Grillo of Argentina carded a third round-low 65 and is five shots back in a tie for eighth with hometown favorite and defending champion Jordan Spieth (68), Bill Haas (68), Masters champion Sergio Garcia of Spain (71) and second-round co-leader Scott Piercy (72).

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:11

And given Golden State has an offensive attack featuring Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Durant, they won't have to do anything all that complicated to be a handful for the Cavaliers to guard. "He's got to be aggressive, get downhill, play like he's been playing, play confident", said Cavaliers teammate and friend J.R. Smith, who scored 13 points with eight rebounds in Game 3.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:34

The Sens are up in the series by playing exactly as they have for most of the season - leaning on their defensive ways to get by. Their response? Well, LOL. Regardless we have seen Fleury play great in these playoffs. "That's what we're here to do". It was his first career playoff games. They sit back to wait, and wait, and wait for just the right opportunity.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:47

Maryland's women's team won the national title on Sunday. His teammates charged off the sideline to celebrate, one year after falling to North Carolina in overtime of last year's championship game. After Ohio State committed another turnover on the ensuing possession, Maryland bled the clock for another 85 seconds before Rambo bulldozed his way to the net and beat Ohio State goalie Tom Carey.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:30

Rio Haryanto wrote on Twitter: "Sad news, RIP Nicky Hayden ". The 35-year-old was struck by a vehicle while training on his bicycle on the Rimini coast in Italy last Wednesday. Nicky Hayden will be missed not only by his loved ones, but by the sport he was passionate about and the racers who admired him. Two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner tweeted: "Thankful for the time that I was privileged to know you!" Rest in peace, Nicky, ride on.

by | May 30, 2017 | 02:06

So it's Cavaliers-Warriors, exactly as expected. Brian Robb covers the Celtics for CBS Boston and contributes to NBA .com, among other media outlets. Korver and Smith can still be burnt to crisps on defense and with Harrison Barnes now off the floor, there's nowhere to really hide a bad defender against Golden State.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:32

The post Wenger: I Want To Win This FA Cup; Arsenal Not Favourites, Chelsea Maybe appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria . Mustafi is yet to train this week and should he miss the game, Arsenal face a defensive headache with Laurent Koscielny suspended and Gabriel ruled out for six-to-eight weeks with medial knee ligament damage.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:19

LaVar predictions aside, Lakers have an interesting choice at 2. Phoenix had the second-best odds (56%) of landing in the top three. On top of that, because the Lakers landed in the top three and kept their pick, Orlando will miss out on getting the Lakers first-round pick in 2019.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:57

PGA TOURTHE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIPSite: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . Now Kim joins a list of Players Championship winners that's a who's who of stars from the past two decades. 18 for the win, it was nearly as if his mind couldn't step outside the state it had been in all day. It's just the second time all season he's finished outside the top 10 in a stroke-play event.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:33

The U.S. now sits in fourth place in the Hexagonal standings and needs to lock down points in qualifiers against Trinidad & Tobago (8pm ET June 8th; FS1, UniMas, UDN) and Mexico (8:30pm ET Jne 11; FS1, Univision, UDN). "I think he's had a great career and the longevity speaks for itself", Arena said . We haven't found any players that can push DaMarcus out of the position he has right now with the national team.

by | May 30, 2017 | 02:04

At the 2:40 mark of the third quarter, James knocked down a three-pointer and passed Michael Jordan to become the leader for most postseason points with 5,995. But beyond James' foul trouble, the Cavs were having other issues as the Celtics outplayed them at both ends while opening a 16-point lead. "It's one of those things I have no control over, it is what it is", said Brown, filling in for the ailing Steve Kerr.

by | May 30, 2017 | 02:01

Spears of The Undefeated. Countered Golden State acting coach Mike Brown , when asked about it Thursday: "That's his opinion". For Coach Lue to call the league's best offense in Golden State easier to guard than a team with so little offensive presence like Boston can only be an attempt to downplay the unsettling reality that Cleveland will have to overcome a team that possesses Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant , among others, in order to retain its National Basketball ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:46

He said that although he felt pressured, given fans' expectations, the need to "protect the game" made him decide not to do any favors because of someone's popularity. "I decided not to give a wild card", Giudicelli said . French Tennis Federation President, Bernard Giudicelli told the press that Sharapova would not be given the wild card for the competition.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:52

Per Mertesacker played an instrumental role in Arsenal's 2-1 win over Chelsea to win the FA Cup . "I don't think if my player dived he did it with a real intention of doing it", Conte said, as he defended the Nigerian winger. The Gunners hung on to their lead to seal their third FA Cup title in four years and their 13 overall, becoming the most successful side in the competition's history and capping an outstanding team performance.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:36

Novak Djokovic began the defence of his French Open title, and partnership with Andre Agassi , with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Spain's Marcel Granollers on Monday. Both before the match and in courtside comments following his win, Nadal described Paire as a risky opponent, and the Frenchman played with more freedom in a closer second set as the Spaniard lost his edge.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:41

For Durant, this trip ends a five-year wait. "It all comes with the great veteran leadership we have on this team that allows me to do that". "I always have an open-door policy". Since he joined the Warriors, Durant is more active offensively than he was with the Thunder . "That's all I can give you right now, because I'm happy and I don't want to be stressed".

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:46

Cespedes hasn't played since the Mets' April 27 defeat to the Atlanta Braves . "They thought he swung the bat alright". "He's anxious to get back in there (Saturday) and see how he does". "We can't afford to lose him for another month so he'll be getting some time off". Forecasts for Sunday's game call for rain around game time. With injuries to Harvey, Matz, and Wheeler the past few seasons, the Mets haven't had the rotation that we have expected.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:29

And the Catalans saw out the game - the last at Atletico Madrid's renowned house - ending a screening campaign with cutlery as Luis Enrique brought the drape down on his spell at the club with his ninth major honour. "I don't feel bad leaving: there is no sadness, just total joy", he said, seemingly liberated by his decision to walk away. I believe that the fans recognized the effort and the sacrifice of all the players throughout the season.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:51

He's played in the postseason every year since the 2005-06 season, including six trips to the National Basketball Association finals and three National Basketball Association titles. He added 15 more points to his scoring column while Irving dropped 13 in the period. "I'm proud of our group", Horford said to reporters following the Celtics' 135-102 loss to Cleveland in Game 5 on Thursday night.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:13

The Cavs set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. "I think that goes with coaching staff, players, and everybody just has to get better to get back to this situation". Irving has become Handy's project and their relationship and trust has fostered something special. Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 23 points.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:58

Past year in December, Kvitova suffered severe injuries to her playing hand after she was attacked by a knife-wielding intruder at her home in Czech Republic. Afterwards, several other players reached out to show how excited they were for Kvitova's opening-match win. " I feel great about the win". If Petra Kvitova had been just a worthy adversary who lost a competitive match on Sunday, she still would have walked off center court at Roland Garros a victor for her bravery and ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:12

I expect the same kind of treatment for the Cavaliers and Warriors down the line, and we are in the middle of it. And as far as Thomas as a player, the Celts' president of basketball operations doesn't get the whole comparison game - especially how it would tend to devalue someone who's 5-foot-9.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:46

After coasting through most of the playoffs while the Warriors steamrolled to a 12-0 record mostly without his contributions, Iguodala now becomes much more vital against LeBron James and the Cavaliers . So the Celtics are definitely behind me in this tough situation, but I mean, nobody's going to feel sorry for me. As far as TV shows in Oakland go, it's hard to beat the hoops-adjacent "Hangin' With Mr.

by | May 29, 2017 | 23:51

The German dropped serve in the next game, with Makarova hitting another four clean forehand winners to consolidate her hold on the match. "That's the key to this match", said Kerber, adding that slow movement on clay was to blame for her stunning loss.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:42

There's no blame to nobody, everybody is working hard. We've been on TV this season more times than we have been the last 10 seasons. "Sometimes you need to move on but I'm enjoying my time here". The play-off finals have a history of showing anything can happen - whether it be the hat-trick from Charlton's Clive Mendonca against hometown club Sunderland, Manchester City's remarkable late show to see off Gillingham, the rocket from Dean Windass which secured hometown club Hull a first ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:55

Kerber showed some signs of getting into the match, smacking a cross-court forehand passing victor, leaning forward and yelling as she took a game to get within 3-1. So is two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova's comeback. Indeed, just being there under a cloud-filled sky at Roland Garros was a victory for Kvitova, who needed surgery on her left hand - the one she holds her racket with - after being stabbed by an intruder in the Czech Republic in late December.

by | May 30, 2017 | 01:27

The 31st-seeded Vinci, most famous for ending Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost to Rio Olympics gold medalist Monica Puig 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Cutting a troubled figure on court, a world away from the feisty player who last season battled her way to two grand slam titles, Kerber lacked the pace and power to trouble a fellow left-hander.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:33

X-rays were negative, and Trout is scheduled to undergo an MRI today in California. "It's just sore", Trout said . "Hopefully it's just a bad jam", he said. Miguel Gonzalez took a flawless game into the seventh inning while Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:08

I've got to do what's best for me in the long run, what's best for my body, ' says Isaiah Thomas . Boston has instituted guard Marcus Smart into the starting lineup in place of the injured Thomas. "Honestly, I don't really care who we play", Lacob said , per The Mercury News, after the Warriors swept the Spurs. The story lines are plenty, including a few fresh ones, such as acting Golden State coach Mike Brown going against the team he coached not once but twice.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:34

And this explains why for a long time now, Arsenal fans keep wishing that Wenger be sacked or that he resigns at the end of each season. "I believe that it's a positive trend, but it would be ridiculous if 20 years depends on one game or the future of the club depends on one game", he said .

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:50

With Sato's win, this is the second consecutive victory at the Indy 500 for Andretti Autosport and the team's third first place finish there in the past four years. "That's how this place works, and we'll come back with another shot at it next year". It's going to be huge. "It was a wild ride, for sure", the 2008 500 victor and four-time Verizon IndyCar Series driver said after exiting the track's medical center.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:19

That run was halted by RPS , who clinched yet another closely fought contest. The team had hardly changed before the last game except for forced changes and everyone in the XI chipped in with crucial contributions when needed. Rising Pune Supergiants are the dark horse to win this year's IPL. The teenager returned to get the big wicket of Kieron Pollard , the last big gun of the Mumbai batting line-up.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:21

That being that the gap between them and the defending champion Cavs remains monstrous. And the Cavaliers , who feature one of the game's best ever in LeBron James . The Warriors were nearly equally as inept and got the chance to draft Curry because Minnesota messed up; they lived through his ankle woes and got him to agree to an astonishingly good (from the team perspective) contract.

by | May 30, 2017 | 00:12

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP ) — Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. After this year's lackluster NBA playoffs, buckle up: The Warriors and Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. James and Irving have been at the forefront of the Cavaliers and despite dropping one game to the Boston Celtics in the conference finals, the Cavaliers enter in strong form and with the look of a team hungry for another title.