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by | June 02, 2017 | 21:49

Despite concerns over his fitness having only featured for 37 minutes over the course of the entire campaign, Mertesacker was a man-of-the-match contender as Arsene Wenger's side secured a 2-1 win at Wembley. I just want to do well for this club. "We are at the end of the season and a lot of players are exhausted and then there is a lot of pressure". Arsenal produced their best display for years and Mertesacker said that the high level the team reached was testament to Wenger's ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:18

The highly-anticipated meeting between the defending champion Cavaliers and the top-seeded Warriors did not disappoint initially, with sensational dunks by LeBron James and Durant during a see-sawing first quarter. The Warriors won at least once in Cleveland in each of the last two NBA Finals, part of their franchise-record streak of 14 straight series with a road victory.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:36

Later, she flashed a broad and toothy grin as she lingered on stage accepting congratulations. The victor receives a $40,000 grand prize and plenty of bragging rights, while second place gets a $30,000 reward. For 6-year-old Edith Fuller , it was E-A-S-Y. Rohan's close call was even more heartbreaking. The bee began with 291 spellers from around the country.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:12

England's batting mainstay Joe Root's elegant century in Thursday's Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh will reinforce the belief that sound technique is a pre-requisite for success across all formats. Imrul Kayes edged Ben Stokes past wicketkeeper Jos Buttler in the 14th over, through a vacant slip cordon despite him being new to the crease, prompting the bowler and captain Eoin Morgan to then add a slip.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:21

Having been held scoreless over the final 4:39 of the decisive Game 7 past year, the Warriors made the biggest splash of the National Basketball Association offseason when they signed high-scoring Kevin Durant in free agency. A video game simulation has them going the distance. Will LeBron James bring Cleveland its second world title in as many years, or will Steph Curry , Kevin Durant and the Warriors reclaim their title, as they're heavily favored to do? The Cavaliers had 72 ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:19

The conditions this time will be a little different. Ronaldo: It is a target every Real Madrid player wants to achieve. The team struggled whenever Casemiro could not play and he became a crucial piece in Zidane's squad. We signed them , Pedja Mijatovic and I. They seemed like interesting players, young lads who could do something. "It was not just the gift of pure talent".

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:36

Ronaldo, however, admitted that they are not close and that their relationship is a limited one, even if it is positive. "I said when I signed my latest contract that it would be my penultimate and that I would play on until I was 41", the four-time Ballon d'Or victor said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:10

A Nashville Predators fan who delayed the first game of the Stanley Cup ice hockey finals in the USA by throwing a catfish onto the rink won't be facing charges for his actions. Monday. "We have a tough Game 3 ahead of us in an atmosphere that's going to be a raucous building, a place that's going to be really loud and insane", Kunitz said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:17

I play freely. I play on the wing, down the middle. "They are moments that I can't explain with words". Zinedine Zidane is reported to be no longer considering 25-year-old James Rodriguez for Real Madrid selection, fuelling speculation of the Colombian moving to Manchester United this summer.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:09

With a three-set win over Paolo Lorenzi on Thursday, John Isner joined Steve Johnson in the third round of the French Open . "In some important moments I was kind of hanging in there", said Djokovic. Elsewhere in the men's singles draw, home hope Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, seeded 12th, crashed out as he lost 7-5, 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 to Renzo Olivio of Argentina in a match which could not be completed yesterday.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:58

He said, "I think it's down to the board members if I am the right man to lead this club further and for me to decide if I am the right man to lead this club further". Arsene Wenger guided Arsenal to a record 13th FA Cup success with a deserved victory over 10-man Chelsea before declaring his future will "be very clear" following a board meeting on Tuesday.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:48

England , who are eyeing a first global 50-overs title, face New Zealand in their next game at Cardiff on Tuesday. England pacer Chris Woakes will not take further take part in the Champions Trophy after suffering a side strain in the tournament opener against Bangladesh .

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:49

Singh increased his lead to two strokes with a birdie on the second, but Langer kept his cool and the lead changed hands when the German birdied the fifth hole to move to 16 under par. "I got up early at 5 a.m. and went through my stretching routine and stuff and then heard about the delay, so sat around for an hour and a half, got all stiff again, so that part didn't help".

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:38

This series will mark James' seventh consecutive NBA Finals. The report indicates that police are investigating the incident as an act of vandalism and a possible hate crime. The 9,440-square-foot home is not James' primary residence. James spent several weeks in Los Angeles last summer working with his production company.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:22

England will pick Jason Roy for their Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh and for the remainder of the tournament too. After winning two warm-up games against New Zealand and Bangladesh , the Indian team, who have retained several players from the victorious 2013 side, is high on confidence and will be looking to continue their form throughout the tournament .

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:20

The second reason is Kyrie Irving . "If a game is close down the stretch, he can take it over". Andre Iguodala came off the bench for Green - who got his second foul after charging into Cleveland's Kevin Love - and got his first points of the Finals on a dunk, knotting the game at 12-12.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:23

A Republican aide argued to CNN that Nunes never used the word "recusal", and Nunes had therefore not recused himself . The requests were made by former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, former national security adviser Susan Rice and Samantha Power, the former USA representative to the United Nations, according to a congressional staffer, who was not authorized to disclose the information and spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:05

When the Warriors went out and got Kevin Durant at the end of last season, it was so he could give them the edge in situations just like this . "So definitely a lot of things we can correct and get better at". When the Cavs tried to adjust in the third, the ball just found its way back outside to Curry and Durant and both torched them from behind the three-point line with a combined five in the frame.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:02

Over the past year, England have won six of their seven ODI series - beating Sri Lanka , Pakistan , Bangladesh , Ireland and South Africa at home, and West Indies in the Caribbean . Although Australia have won nine out of their last 10 encounters against New Zealand , they can not afford to take their rivals lightly. It had to go.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:04

Horschel earned $1.35 million for his win, while Day got $810,000 as runner-up. I've lost plenty of other ones beforehand, and I'll lose plenty more in the future. I had to take nearly four weeks off, really didn't practice. In the third round, world No.4 Day ignited his his spluttering game with nine birdies in a seven-under-par third round, his best of the year.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:06

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry dribbles during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. That isn't the case for head coach Steve Kerr, who hasn't been on Golden State's bench since Game 2 of the team's first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:27

And that was despite Baggio playing for all three those clubs during an illustrious career. Zidane had a hand in Madrid's ninth, 10th and 11th European triumphs - as a player, assistant coach and head coach - and the quest for the "Duodecima" (12th) brings him up against an old flame.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:55

The Cleveland Cavaliers nearly swept their way to the NBA Finals with no losses, but came up short in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals (which if you ask me, Al Horford totally set a moving screen to free up Avery Bradley's game winning shot).

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:29

Durant finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, didn't commit a single turnover and spent much of the night guarding James on the defensive end in an impressive return to the Finals stage five years after his only previous trip with Oklahoma City.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:13

Batting on 98 in the 43rd over, Root reached his century by working the ball gently off his pads and completing two required runs. "Hopefully it is more cramp and me being a bit wet", said Root, the man-of-the-match, at the presentation ceremony.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:11

The knee injury is proving to be problematic for Almagro as it also forced him out of last month's Italian Open . del Potro is only playing in his third Grand Slam event since the 2014 Australian Open, having been hampered by a succession of wrist injuries.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:12

The Serbian recovered from a set down to defeat Andy Murray and complete the Grand Slam of major titles in Paris a year ago. "He's waiting for me for a serious talk", Djokovic joked after his victory, via Sky Sports . The first day saw the top seed on the women's side, Angelique Kerber, eliminated. Rafa will now face Robin Haase in the second round. The Spaniard could win an historic tenth title at Roland Garros in the coming weeks and is tipped to do so given a superb run of form ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:47

Police later arrested two teens aged 14 and 15, charging them both with robbery and the older boy with resisting police. IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan told reporters Monday that Dixon was making a food run for a group of drivers. Dixon won after claiming his first Indy pole in 2008. One suspect was taken to Marion County Holding at Eskenazi Hospital while the other went to the local juvenile detention centre.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:47

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) grabs a rebound against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017. Once the Warriors determined the Cavs were going to protect the three-point line at all costs it just meant open looks inside for Durant. The Warriors' lead hit double digits in the quarter, but the Cavs cut the lead to eight and trailed 60-52 at the half.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:03

Despite finishing in fifth position in the Premier League and being denied a 21st consecutive season in the Champions League , as well as coming under increased scrutiny from the Gunners supporters, the Frenchman is going to extend his stay at the Emirates.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:16

Upon approaching the vehicle, the police discovered that both wheels on the driver's side had been twisted, while the respective tires were flat, indicating that Woods had recently hit something - you'll find the photos of the damaged auto in the lower part of the gallery to your right.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:15

The Warriors and Cavs will meet in the NBA Finals for the third straight time , to the surprise of none, but who has more at stake this series? Or will LeBron James strengthen his argument as the greatest to ever play the game by winning multiple titles in two different cities? Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:33

J.R. Smith scored the first basket of the Finals with a three-pointer and two teams, seemingly both anxious, spent the first few minutes trying to feel each out. "We have been here before and know there's a lot of work left to do". Win one game. Now we look to Sunday to try to do it again. Cleveland's defense, especially in transition, was a step slow.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:09

Even though Bangladesh continued to lose wickets after the departure of Iqbal and Rahim, Sabbir Rahman's quickfire 24 helped them reach 305/6 off their 50 overs. Fast bowler Liam Plunkett claimed four scalps. Tamim Iqbal and Ben Stokes indulged in an on-field verbal exchange. Though ultimately left unfulfilled, passionate pockets of Bangladesh fans in London erupted through much of Tamim's innings, though he took 11 balls to get off the mark in a circumspect start.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:55

Golden State has looked stronger than ever this postseason, having recorded consecutive four-game sweeps over the Portland Trail Blazers , Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs , becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to reach the Finals with a 12-0 record.