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by | June 02, 2017 | 05:51

The Frenchman's future had looked in doubt as he ran down his existing contract but has opted to carry on following talks with the club's hierarchy. He has faced unprecedented criticism during a season in which the Gunners finished outside the Premier League's top four for the first time in his reign.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:01

Christine Michael has cat-like quickness as a running back, but it's his uncanny feline skill for finding new National Football League lives that is his most noteworthy trait. After spending his first two go-rounds in the Pacific Northwest, he then split the 2015-2016 campaign between the Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys before splitting last season between Seattle and Green Bay.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:35

Roy has made 51 runs in his last seven one-day global innings, and no half-century for anyone in his last 13 attempts. In a batsman-heavy side, the big contributor was their best, Tamim Iqbal , who made 128, the highest ever individual score for Bangladesh in the trophy.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:23

This season he started from square one and he's been showing just what a good coach he's becoming. Juventus are keen to complete a treble after winning the league and cup in Italy for a record third time. His career at Juventus came to a standstill, with fans losing patience with his raw attitude. How has your 14th season in the UEFA Champions League been? When Zidane came in a year ago, we had sensible expectations.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:46

Djokovic went up 4-1 in the second set but failed to convert eight set points when at 5-3. Dkokovic kept his cool to earn the second set and pounced on the Spaniards' accumulating mistakes in the third set to seal victory on his first match point.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:56

Being in position to win the Campbell Bowl on home ice seemed remote Friday when the Predators announced their top scorer, center Ryan Johansen , would miss the rest of the postseason after emergency surgery to fix compartment syndrome on his left thigh.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:50

Jake Guentzel , Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin scored 3:18 apart early in the third period as the Penguins chased Rinne and pulled away for a 4-1 victory in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night. "They're running the shot totals up". "Pekka has been our best player all year", James Neal said. Even when they had a power-play advantage, the Pens generated little against a Preds penalty kill - 0 for 5 through two periods with only two shots - that's been excellent ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:31

This is fantastic news for the Warriors , who have a collection of talent that could see them top LeBron's mark of reaching the Finals seven years in a row (albeit with two teams) or match the 80s Lakers mark of getting to the Finals seven times in eight years.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:48

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was quick to react to the situation when he talked to reporters, but couldn't reveal the severity of the injury. Young made 11 stars as a rookie 4th-round pick last season, recording 53 tackles and two interceptions.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:32

The 25-year-old, who was described by his captain as "like having two players" when fully fit, bowled in the middle on Wednesday and reported no ill effects. Bangladesh come into the Champions Trophy bolstered by warm-up wins over New Zealand and Ireland in Dublin this month. So, during the tournament, you may see a message from Facebook on your profile inviting you to add a profile frame to support your favourite team if you've liked one of the pages or teams competing.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:48

We are looking forward and we are confident about the future with Arsene. Although Wenger also met Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis on Monday, the time he spent with Kroenke would have been decisive. But he has been deeply hurt by the criticism he has received, branding the conduct of some supporters a "disgrace" and saying it created a "horrendous atmosphere" around the team.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:58

Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and Warriors is on June 1, Thursday at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California with the tip-off at 9 p.m. Kevin Durant hasn't even played a full season with the Golden State Warriors , but as he gears up to claim his first championship, he's reportedly already thinking about future titles with the Warriors .

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:42

The British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand starts on June 3 , exclusively on Sky Sports . Gatland said team harmony was paramount, and that depended on players being given a fair chance to play themselves into test contention. We've got a big squad of top-quality players that can deal with that fixture list. "I think I'd have to say yes, it has to be", said Jones. New Zealand-based Newshub report that of a poll conducted by Colmar Brunton, 78% of the 1,000 Kiwis polled ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:54

On a more serious note, Djokovic said he was pleased with his form after coming through some hard times since completing a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros previous year. Stan Wawrinka is safely through to the second round of the French Open after a 6-2, 7-6 (6), 6-3 win over Jozef Kovalik of Slovakia. It's a serious winding back of the clock for the former world no.1, and to see him lose a set before the final stages would be a surprise.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:48

Sampaoli , who left Spanish club Sevilla to take the national job, will get his first game in charge against Brazil in a friendly on June 9 in Melbourne , Australia . His four-match suspension for verbally abusing an official was dropped earlier last month, meaning he is eligible for the next qualifiers in August and September.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:29

Frei's comments came just after Takuma Sato won the Indianapolis 500 . "The last 24 hours have been absolutely insane", Sato said, noting the dozens of interviews he's been doing. "I didn't miss Monaco in terms of result". The Spanish racing driver had led laps and had the fastest average speed of the race at the time of his retirement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:28

ARSENE WENGER has urged Arsenal fans to come together and give him their support after the long and fractious saga over his future at the club was finally resolved yesterday. Perhaps some would accept Wenger staying but with real changes being made at the club. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before the match against West Bromwich Albion at the The Hawthorns, West Bromwich March 18, 2017.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:41

And Jason Roy , a day after Morgan guaranteed his tournament place, fell for just one - his fifth single figure score in his last six ODI innings . Given the bowler friendly conditions in England , their inexperienced batsmen will be exposed and will always remain vulnerable against quality bowling attacks.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:32

Only if Rinne turns back into Rinne. "Only in Nashville could you have A-list artists on hand and excited to help the city come together for great music while we cheer on our Nashville Predators ". Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin long ago set the standard for homegrown talent in the Steel City, but a fresh-faced rookie is now the talk of the town.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:47

Green admires Durant's work ethic and desire to improve through hard work, saying the intense desire to win a title Durant puts on himself is greater than any critics could muster. LeBron has never had a winning record in the Finals . While that number isn't the sexiest, when you consider some of the teams James has taken to the championship round, it becomes a little easier to stomach.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:36

The Swiss number one began and ended the contest impressively, but seemed to lose concentration in a second set he came within a whisker of losing before ultimately sealing a 6-2 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 victory. Third seed and 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka defeated Slovakian qualifier Jozef Kovalik 6-2, 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 to reach the French Open second round on Tuesday.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:58

Download our online chat with Col. Brandon Pearce, chief information security officer for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. "I just asked for a high-five", he said . In his previous start last Saturday, Anderson carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks before being lifted after giving up a leadoff single.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:28

The country superstar will perform a free outdoor concert in downtown Nashville on Saturday (June 3) as part of the Broadway Smash: Preds Party With a objective event ahead of Game 3 of the 2017 Stanley Cup final. Saturday will be a insane fun scene in Nashville and the series will find another level, for sure. Rinne has been everything and more the Predators could have asked from a goalie during this postseason up until these finals against the Penguins.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:05

His words did a favour to his coach, who has only once seriously shown himself up in his time in charge: when he fielded an unfit Bale against Barcelona . It's not easy, because all the players want to play a lot. But it never happened - Juve lost two finals during the Zidane era, and his solitary Champions League success would come with Real in 2002.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:54

With the women's draw wide open due to Serena Williams' absence through pregnancy and world number one Angelique Kerber already out, some have suggested Azarenka could have been a contender at Roland Garros had she returned earlier. American teen-ager CiCi Bellis reached the third round in her French Open debut, upsetting 18th-seeded Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands , 6-3, 7-6 (7-5).

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:32

The Welsh backrower, the tour captain, is one of the six members of the 2013 Lions squad which beat Australia to be named by coach Warren Gatland in the starting lineup for the first of 10 matches in New Zealand . Hansen insisted "when we tour we have total control over when we leave the country" in an early mind-games dig at the Lions - but the tourists were disinterested in engaging in any phoney war as they acclimatised to their new surroundings.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:18

Zach Smith, of Crafton, Pa., covers his Stanley Cup replica as he waits in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Nashville Predators, Wedne. "Pekka's been terrific through this entire playoffs", Laviolette said. The Predators aren't of this series yet, but they sure need more from their aces, Subban, Filip Forsberg, Viktor Arvidsson and Roman Josi.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:54

They can add Kevin Durant to a stacked core group, but even tried and true Golden State fans admit this team would fall apart in a game seven. There was a feeling that Golden State Warriors were killing themselves trying to catch Chicago Bull's record of 72-10 in the regular season previous year which reflected later in the playoffs with Curry's and Bogut's injury.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:56

Golden State point guard and two-time Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry and shooting forward Kevin Durant have been a dynamic duo in the postseason, averaging 28.6 and 25.2 points, respectively. The effort made Spurs coach Gregg Popovich smile and clap at times , but the Warriors' depth and talent proved too much for short-handed San Antonio .

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:36

With each player making clutch par putts on seventeen and birdie up-and-downs on eighteen, Augenstein took the match in dramatic fashion by rolling in a 35-footer from just off the green on the nineteenth hole to square the matches 2-2. The first two, Cooper Dossey and Braden Bailey , did close out their opponents, Blaine Hale and Max McGreevy . In the quarterfinal match, OU rallied on the back nine to defeat Baylor, 3-2, and advance.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:30

While Arsenal worry about that, the rest of us will watch Arsenal Fan TV with undiluted glee. The club said in a statement that Wenger had been working on a "full review" of the club's activities alongside chief executive Ivan Gazidis.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:20

Mired in an eight-game goal drought heading into the series , the 22-year-old Nebraskan provided the victor in Game 1 and again in Game 2 when he pounded home a rebound just 10 seconds into the third for his third of the series and 12th of the playoffs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:29

Cleveland will have to slow down a team that has been clobbering teams by 16.3 points per game in the postseason. The Warriors are 12-0 in the playoffs and have won 27 of their last 28 overall. Why will the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in the three-match of the NBA Finals? SHOOTING GUARD: Klay Thompson vs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:08

They held the Penguins without a single shot from the start of the second period until Jake Guentzel's game-winning goal with 3:17 to play. He came into the series 1-5-2 with a.880 save percentage and 3.57 goals-against average in his career against the Penguins, numbers that ticked in the wrong direction even though he spent a majority of three periods standing in his crease with nothing to do while his teammates were at work at the other end of the ice.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:05

Shedding the runner-up image is why Durant bolted OKC for the Warriors in free agency. The Warriors are back with a more formidable team after adding Kevin Durant , a healthier one after Stephen Curry was banged up last postseason, and not even LeBron James and the Cavs are given much chance of stopping them.