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by | May 31, 2017 | 20:30

The Tigers were selected to the NCAA Tournament as the No. 1 seed in the Clemson (S.C.) Regional at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Stadium. No. 4 seed Central Connecticut State and host TCU - the No. The Cardinals will face No. 4 Radford in the opening game, and then, either No. 3 Xavier or No. 2 Oklahoma on Saturday. The regional round is a four-team, double-elimination format.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:11

The timing couldn't have worked out better, as the Nets tumbled all the way to the worst record in the National Basketball Association this season. "Hopefully, I'll do this again because I had a lot of fun", Embiid said in an interview with a Sixers correspondent.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:50

This is obvious, but it's worth stepping back and really considering the fact that a team that won 73 games last season is now 12-0 in the playoffs, and is heading into the NBA Finals with a healthy Steph Curry and Kevin fucking Durant .

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:50

Praise the Lord and all these guys who work so hard; and my pit crew is the best on pit road. "It hasn't sunk in", Dillon said. We're in the Chase. Dillon's opportunity might have never happened had it not been for a bit of chance. Truex Jr. maintained a stranglehold on the lead for a majority of that span. Martin Truex Jr . and Kyle Busch battled for the lead most of the night.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:51

Cup double for the second time , New York Times reported. Right: Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger lift the FA Cup trophy. The 28-year-old Chilean, though, has made it clear to be a great player you need to win trophies on a regular basis ― two Copas America have sated his worldwide appetite ― hence why Bayern Munich's apparent interest in him could turn his head.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:51

Federer moved up a spot from 2016 and Mickelson climbed eight spots to secure a place in the top five of the world's most famous athletes. In contrast, there are two cricketers in the top-15 - Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni - at 13 and 15 respectively sandwiching Ireland's first entry on the list, Rory McIlroy .

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:09

I think that is something we need to work, on a regular basis. "Two weeks ago I was on holiday - I didn't expect to play", Mertesacker said. " In football you can never say never, anything can happen ", he said in the mixed zone following the final, when asked about a potential summer move.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:45

On the eight-hour drive from Tennessee to Pittsburgh , Waddell kept the catfish in a cooler. And now we can thank Jake Waddell for taking that show of loyalty on the road. Here are some of the highlights of Waddell's plan, courtesy of the Post-Gazette. The Metro Nashville Police Department told the Tennessean that no fans have been cited for tossing catfish on the ice at Predators games in the last 14 years.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:36

The latter part of Bartomeu's comments are interesting to note, as Valverde's predecessor, Luis Enrique , was given a lot of flak for not playing the "Barca" way i.e. What do you make of the appointment of Valverde? Speculation surrounding his successor intensified with those in the Barcelona board preferring an ex-player at the helm with Everton boss Ronald Koeman and Valverde in the frame.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:22

It's the best game of the season and features 34 of the best players in Australia. You just bring what you do best to the football field in terms of the skill and we'll be right. Walters steadfastly refused to buy into a slinging match, backing away from talk that Jarryd Hayne represents a defensive weakness for the Blues, even if Boyd will pester him from fullback on every possible occasion.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:17

Johnny Rutherford's McLaren M24B in 1978.The details are a little bit hazy, but Fernando Alonso is expected to drive a vintage McLaren Indy auto during one of the retro Indy 500 demonstration session before climbing into the cockpit of his Andretti-McLaren Honda on Sunday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:26

The 7-footer's rugged professional path has landed him at seemingly the flawless stop: in the Bay Area with the NBA's best . "I'm doing my homework, I'm doing every possible thing to put this team in every situation to win". "I plan to destroy and annihilate the Cavs". According to the U.S. sportswear company, Curry will visit the country on a three-day visit starting July 26.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:19

Nashville Predators players celebrate a goal by Austin Watson against the Anaheim Ducks during the third period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals in Anaheim , Calif., Saturday, May 20, 2017. Chris Wagner scored for the Ducks, who lost starting goalie John Gibson to a lower-body injury after the first period. They imposed their will on the Anaheim Ducks , used their speed and played their system to nearly perfection.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:22

In the end they did more than enough, as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema secured a 29th win of the top-flight season. So Real Madrid were crowned La Liga Champions in Malaga and will hope to win the Champions League too, on the 3rd June in Cardiff.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:22

Golden State won in 2015, Cleveland erased a 3-1 deficit to win its first championship a year ago, and the rubber match that was expected all along was set up easily with the teams combining for just one loss through three rounds. Kerr, who watches the Warriors games from a private room on television before addressing the team at half-time, left the bench after Game 2 of the Warriors sweep of Portland in the first round.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:06

Valverde, 53, a former Barca player who left Athletic Bilbao after four years in charge last week, replaces Luis Enrique with the task of getting the most out of a star-studded squad containing Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez. There are many reasons why we chose him. Valverde brings his own back-room staff with him. Valverde is seen as a safe pair of hands who will not try to impose his character too forcefully on a tempestuous dressing-room, although his quiet, relaxed character ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:03

Huddersfield have not been involved in the top-flight of English football since 1972. Jaap Stam , his staff and the players can be so proud of what they have achieved this season. In the run up to the playoffs they had beaten the likes of Norwich City, Huddersfield and Sheffield Wednesday , and many were expecting them to put up a good fight against Reading .

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:04

Which teams will be playing in the NBA Finals? Mercy, Don went bold with his prediction . Who is going to win the 2017 NBA Finals: LeBron James and the Cavaliers or Steph Curry and the Warriors? Can Kevin Durant get his first ring after joining the Warriors? However, as LeBron is quick to tell you , he doesn't care what anybody outside of Cleveland's locker room thinks, nor should he.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:01

The board believe the backroom team needs modernising. Wenger's future has been up in the air for much of the season as both he and the club refused to publicly announce their intentions. With the Gunners securing the manager's future, they will have to act quickly in order to sort out the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil .

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:05

May will use a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels on Thursday to speak with Trump about the leaks, according to a United Kingdom government official with knowledge of her plans. Greater Manchester Police released a statement condemning the leaks on behalf of the National Counter-Terrorism Policing units that suggested a severe rupture in trust between Britain and the United States, who have traditionally shared intelligence at the highest levels.

by | May 31, 2017 | 18:53

And maybe his last night managing an Arsenal team. He met with majority owner Stan Kroenke on Tuesday (NZ time) to determine his future with the club's board being notified at a meeting on Wednesday (NZT), according to the BBC . But Fabregas, who spent eight years at Arsenal before returning to Barcelona in 2011, found himself among the substitutes as Chelsea failed to secure the double following a 2-1 defeat.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:40

It's not emotional, certainly not personal, just an assessment of playing the goalie more likely to stop more pucks. And into the crease, too. So when Game 3, in Canada's capital , started Wednesday night I was fully expecting to receive another dose of ho-hum hockey.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:54

Arsenal were second in the Premier League table at the time but ended up finishing the season fifth, outside the Champions League spots for the first time in 20 years. It's very hard to put a date, but I don't think it will be within five months. "It's been since October that I last played". "It's been a hard season, since I have not played since November, I've been through the surgery eight times, the last one yesterday, and hopefully everything will go well", he told Cadena Ser in ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:09

The series kicks off tomorrow (1 June) in the Golden State stadium in Oakland, California, and will continue until 18 June, unless one team wins the final beforehand. "When Steph and Klay have a bad game, which is not very often, then you can give the ball to Durant and he can go get his own basket and his own shot", Lue said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 18:54

He met with majority owner Stan Kroenke on Tuesday (NZ time) to determine his future with the club's board being notified at a meeting on Wednesday (NZT), according to the BBC . "I am convinced we were hurt by the uncertainty about my future with the players", the Frenchman said. The former Gunners captain told the Guardian: " He said: "I've turned down every club in the world".

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:18

In the last race of the round robin, Barker steered SoftBank Team Japan to a 2:34 rout of France. The British team, Land Rover BAR, are led by Ainslie, who was part of Oracle Team USA when they won the cup in sensational fashion in 2013. The America's Cup catamarans, which will reach speeds of more than 80.47kmh as they rise on hydrofoils to "fly" above the surface of the water, are smaller than the 72-footers used in San Francisco.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:15

The striker is now on the verge of following former manager Thomas Tuchel's footsteps of parting ways with the club. Aubameyang had another prolific season with Dortmund scoring 40 times and finished the campaign as the Bundesliga golden boot victor with a healthy 31 goals.

by | May 31, 2017 | 18:30

Italy's Nino Bertasio and England's Graeme Storm were a shot off the lead on four under, Storm having covered the front nine in 30, just a shot outside the tournament record set past year by Masters champion Danny Willett and equalled by eventual victor Wood.

by | May 31, 2017 | 18:19

Wenger, who has been in charge at Arsenal for 21 years, is yet to reveal whether he will sign an extension to the contract that expires at the end of the season. "Maybe now we're a bit sad, but we shouldn't forget the fantastic season we've had being (Premier League) champions", Courtois said. However, it's definitely not going to go down well with some Arsenal fans who will undoubtedly interpret this as an unnecessary sideswipe at them.

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:40

No limits to the ambitions of an unknown manager, and a group of unfancied players that finished in 19th place in the Championship last season, and who many pundits expected to be mired in relegation trouble again this year. "It's been an unbelievable journey for me...and Aberdeen and Derek McInnes have played their part in that, no doubt at all". When the fixture list comes out, Wagner will look for Huddersfield's dates with Liverpool , whose manager Jurgen Klopp has been a close ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:25

The 35-year-old had suffered trauma to his head, chest and abdomen after colliding with the car's windshield, leaving him in critical condition at Maurizio Bufalino Hospital in Cesena. The following year, Honda signed Hayden to the factory racing team. Hayden was in Italy following a race at nearby Imola. " We will all miss him terribly ".

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:47

Wenger's future was the subject of intense speculation during the season, with a section of disgruntled fans and pundits calling for the long-serving Frenchman to leave. That is what I have not accepted this season and I will never accept it. The 2-1 victory over London rivals and newly crowned English Premier League champions Chelsea came courtesy of Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener on four minutes, with Aaron Ramsey then heading Arsenal back in front three minutes after ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 18:29

New Zealand play their second warm-up game before the main event starts on 1 June. Two days before, Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel had ruled out a bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan , saying "sports and terrorism can not go hand in hand".

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:33

For the second year in a row, the No. 5 Texas Tech baseball team will host the NCAA Lubbock Regional this weekend at Dan Law Field. The Wolverines have been assigned to the Chapel Hill (N.C.) Regional, which will be hosted by North Carolina and played Friday through Monday (June 2-5).

by | May 31, 2017 | 19:24

Prior to its scrapping, former England skipper Mike Brearley, chairman of influential advisory group the MCC World Cricket Committee, expressed fears over the Champions Trophy being handed a reprieve. And then there are teams with a history of underperformance in major tournaments, the reason for which might be hard to explain given the calibre and character of its players.