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by | May 30, 2017 | 16:02

Meanwhile, talking about Ramazan cricket, Younus said it is a good and healthy activity for the players. "There are expectations, once you play for your country there is always pressure". We defeated England twice in those conditions, beat Australia once. "We have got to be realistic", said Nafees, architect of their only Champions Trophy win so far, against Zimbabwe in the 2006 preliminary round.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:12

Tom Brady is the greatest ever, and we needn't wait for a retrospective upon his retirement to know that. A few years back, bandwagoners were falling over themselves to follow Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James to whichever team he moved to, last year they were scrambling to Golden State chanting MVP Stephen Curry's name, wearing his #30 jersey which became the top-selling National Basketball Association jersey and remains so today (James' #23 holds the number two spot).

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:45

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs . In the first year A.D. - after Tim Duncan - the Spurs won 61 games and made the NBA Western Conference Finals. They proceeded to embarrass Utah with yet another sweep in the second round, all four wins by 10 or more points. Once they extend Curry this offseason , they'll lose a key bench component - like 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala - but surely some veterans around the National Basketball Association will want to play for the league ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:27

I've read a lot about the speculation on this and it's ridiculous". "And we are a team that aspires to win in every competition". His performances in the final weeks of the season appear to have turned the situation around, with Aguero in fine form and showing more of the characteristics urged of him by Guardiola.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:25

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti parted company with the club on Tuesday despite leading them to second place in Serie A this season with a club-record points haul. While Roma won two Italian Cups and one Italian Super Cup during Spalletti's first stay at Roma , no trophies were won during his second term. "Under his leadership this season, the team won the most points and scored the most goals in the history of the Giallorossi".

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:52

Martin Maldonado hit his fourth home run of the season Sunday in the Angels' loss to the Marlins. Los Angeles is already struggling as it is, now owning a 26-26 record. Trout yelled in pain as he rose after sliding headfirst in the fifth inning against the Miami Marlins. Derek Dietrich started Miami's three-run, fifth-inning rally with a leadoff double to right-center.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:45

After breaking Adam Scott's record by becoming the youngest victor of the Players Championship , Si Woo Kim isn't worrying just yet about interrupting his career for compulsory military service in his homeland. Even so, Poulter's outlook sure is different. Just a few weeks ago Poulter thought he had lost his Tour card, before Brian Gay realised there had been a clerical error which gave both him and Poulter back those cards just a few days later.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:39

Atletico president Enrique Cerezo believes the French worldwide will continue with his current employers for the next season. At the moment, he is with us, we expect to see him at preseason. "We do not know that", Niguez said two months ago. But while Saul believes Griezmann is a key player for his side, he insists that he is not irreplaceable and points to Atletico's other forwards as evidence that the club could survive his departure.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:26

The Lions , of course, will play their own game and it would be naive to exclusively base their tactics around that Irish victory but nevertheless, lessons can be learned from that victory. "The Lions know that if the All Blacks are able to spread possession, they will be a threat with the flair they have". The Hurricanes have looked unbeatable at times this season, but failed to put in a full 80-minute performance.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:51

But those losses have multiple asterisks and caveats - mainly, James often wasn't the only starter sitting out of those games.And there were a few signs during the regular season which showed the Cavs could in fact play well in stretches without him.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:35

The second seed will now face Portugal's Joao Sousa in round two, after he secured a 4-6 7-6 6-2 6-2 success over Djokovic's compatriot Janko Tipsarevic. The opening match in the main stadium is Kvitova against 86th-ranked Julie Boserup of the United States . The 25th-seeded Johnson won 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-7 (3), 6-3.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:16

Kerber, who replaced Williams atop the WTA rankings this month, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. Following a controversial and emotional loss in the French Open final just weeks earlier, Hingis fell in the first round of Wimbledon to 129th-ranked Australian qualifier Dokic.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:28

It's going to be tough, but we have to lock into what we have to do defensively, and sometimes you can play great defense and it doesn't work. Me as a player, and as well as a moment that I share with my teammates. Others get very good shots with him on the floor. They're all scorers and they need their shots to stay fresh and remain confident when they're given the ball in the corner for a 3-pointer.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:33

The Dubs have become laughingstock of the sports world despite having four future Hall of Famers in their starting lineup. Brazilian hometown favorite Aldo (26-2-0) is the featherweight champ taking on No. In 2015-16, the Splash Brother averaged 24.3 points while shooting 42.4 percent from beyond the arc. The Cavaliers won the first meeting in Cleveland by a single point on Christmas Day.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:31

This one wasn't pretty. Game 1 in this final would be the case study that I'd submit in an argument for doing away with video review if I ever were to have my day in court. And it cost them. A shot by Nashville's Roman Josi glanced in off Colton Sissons for a power-play goal at 10:06 of the third to cut the lead to 3-2 as the home crowd began to grow restless.

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:16

The referee believed Moses dived in the 68th minute inside the Arsenal box to win a penalty for his team. Fabregas had been introduced in place of Nemanja Matic just after the hour mark, with the Spain worldwide unhappy to have been given a watching brief beforehand.

by | May 30, 2017 | 13:50

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 already assured. Palace edged a quiet second half, Christian Benteke hitting the post with a header as they failed to find a way back into the game. "I just told myself to go out there and enjoy and do your best and things will come".

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:01

Their 10th straight victory in a potential series-clinching game sent LeBron James (and seldom-used teammate James Jones) to a record seventh straight NBA Finals . But it meant little as Boston never led in any of their home games in the series. I think we will use it as fuel, we will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan to become the highest points scorer in National Basketball Association play-off history as the ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:06

LeBron James is averaging 32.5 points , 8.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists a game , Love is playing some of his best basketball since arriving in Cleveland and Kyrie Irving is fresh off a conference finals in which he put up 25.8 points a night against the Boston Celtics .

by | May 30, 2017 | 15:09

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he was "worried" after Chelsea equalised in Saturday's FA Cup final. The Arsenal manager, however, said he was keeping this one because it was the record-breaking seventh, and intimated this win was all the sweeter because of the doubt he suffered when Diego Costa equalised Alexis Sanchez's controversial opening goal, just before Aaron Ramsey headed the victor to deny Chelsea a league and FA Cup double.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:20

Ramsey's header in the 79th minute knocked the stuffing out of Conte's side and Arsenal could even have extended their lead in the closing stages as Chelsea finally buckled. Regardless of his decision, I think it was important for him to win this FA Cup . The 26-year-old also scored the decisive goal in the 2014 final victory over Hull.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:54

X-rays were negative and Polanco will see a doctor before getting an update Tuesday, the team announced after the game. Polanco was heading toward foul territory attempting to catch a ball off the bat off left fielder Yasmany Tomas in the top of the sixth.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:57

Whatever the strategy was, Ferrari will not mind after securing maximum points and seeing Mercedes fail to make the podium. Pole-sitter Kevin Harvick led the most laps (42), but Busch passed him late in the first stage for the playoff points.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:03

Though her expectations are low, Kvitova was dealt a favorable first-round opponent: Danish-American Julia Boserup , who has never played at the French Open . She said she can't still move them completely. She'll be defending final points at Wimbledon , where she could again lose the top ranking, this time to someone other than Serena Williams .

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:58

The minister's statement came in the buildup to a meeting between the BCCI and Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB ) in Dubai on Monday to discuss possibilities of reviving the bilateral series, which has remained suspended since 2012. "The series will not be possible without approval from the government". Recently, the BCCI had urged the ICC not to put Pakistan and India in the same group in global tournaments.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:29

James also had eight rebounds and eight assists on Thursday night. Kevin Love has scored more efficiently due to a massive increase in three-point attempts, but being stationed away from the basket has caused an equally massive drop in his work on the offensive glass, as well as a decline in his playmaking as seen through a decrease in the rate of shots he is assisting on.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:29

Terry was an unused substitute for Chelsea's 2-1 loss to Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday as they were denied the double by Arsene Wenger's side. "I think I've got too much to give and I've learned too much not to pass that on", he added. "He didn't need a load of money and change it with money like I want Arsenal to do".

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:48

Juventus paid £32.6m ($41.9m) to Parma to land the 39-year-old Italian in 2001. The City boss has wasted no time in reacting to the first barren season of his coaching career following a meeting with chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak in Abu Dhabi last week.

by | May 30, 2017 | 12:56

On Sunday he said uncertainty over his future did affect the club's form this season, but he again refused to expand further before the match with Chelsea . I think when you look at that, it's a quality, and I'm not sure they'll ever get another manager like that. "With the last cup final, I wasn't on the pitch and that was disappointing for me".

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:00

German world number one Kerber, the reigning US Open champion, dropped serve six times on her way to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova . Kvitova had been unsure of even returning to tennis following her injuries - making the win all that more meaningful. Assessing her struggle to move effectively, the beaten top seed said: "I was trying it as good as I can in my practice sessions, but I'm not feeling so good on this clay when I have to move on the sides and then coming ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:04

The recalled Jonny Bairstow stabilised the England innings with 51 before he walked down the pitch to Maharaj and was stumped by Quinton de Kock by a distance. And with Bairstow continuing his fine run of form with another half-century - his third in his four most recent ODI innings - there might be a temptation to bring him into the side in place of Roy.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:10

Speaking to media ahead of India's first practice session, Kohli said that England will be the toughest side to beat in the tournament. The two-time World Cup winner's tips for the Indian batsmen is to play as late as possible unlike Australia where one can meet the deliveries on the rise.

by | May 30, 2017 | 14:04

The Spaniard was an integral part of Jose Mourinho's squad last term but in his blog , published by The Manchester Evening News , he cites the lack of "consistency and effectiveness" as the main reasons the Red Devils finished in a disappointing sixth place .

by | May 30, 2017 | 13:51

Antonio Conte & Zinedine Zidane; are these two the best coaches to also star as players? The stadium will also host the Women's Champions League final between Lyon and Paris St Germain on June 1, again with the roof closed. He was solid with his marking and precise as ever with his passes, constantly setting up his teammates. Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero has released an interview with Marca five days before the Champions League finale between Real Madrid and Juve.

by | May 30, 2017 | 13:13

But he would've been sacked after a year at Madrid. At Arsenal , he's got total dominance. Arsene has a free rein. "He's on £8 million a year but Arsenal's junior coaches are on 30 grand", the ex-England worldwide continued. Wenger came back and labelled the criticism from his former skipper "sad", insisting he has more important things to focus on , something Adams revealed he was also unhappy with.