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by | June 03, 2017 | 07:36

He later joined Real Madrid from Juventus in 2001 and lifted the Champions League title with the Spanish club in 2003. Or will Juventus win the treble? Smarkets gives Massimiliano Allegri's Juventus a 33% chance of winning in 90 minutes (2/1), with a 36% chance for the 11-time champions Real Madrid .

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:14

The defending National Hockey League champion Penguins moved into a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, which now shifts to Nashville for Game Three on Saturday. "And certain parts of the game where we got to help him out". The Penguins will look to continue their success against Rinne, who has never beaten Pittsburgh in his career.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:09

Robson reckons the pair are more than capable of relieving pressure on the club's midfielders - if he can become more clinical in front of goal. "His character is right, he is a tough player, really skilful, he works really hard and works hard", he told the Mirror .

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:56

Joe Root oozed class with a 129-ball 133, despite a sore ankle, ably supported by Alex Hales (95) and captain Eoin Morgan (75 not out). Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers due to their current form and the pace-friendly conditions in England which will host the Champions Trophy from June 1 to 18.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:23

The logos were created to fit with new jerseys which the team says will be revealed later this Summer. TMZ Sports is reporting that LeBron James's Los Angeles home was the target of a hate crime, as someone spray painted the N-word on its front gate.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:28

The Wales forward has not played since coming off in the first half of El Clasico on April 23, and he admitted he may have rushed his return following an operation in November. A world champion with Italy in 2006 and eight-time Serie A victor with Juventus , Buffon finished on the losing side in his two previous Champions League finals in 2003 and 2015.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:50

However, general manager Bob Myers told ESPN on Thursday that the Warriors are "not closing the door" on Kerr's return this series and will remain patient to allow him the necessary time to recover, even it happens to occur deep into the series.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:18

It just didn't feel right. You go through it with us. - The fifth, Shaun Livingston faked the Cavs out and Durant was left all alone. The Cavs believe that their best defense is their offense, meaning that if they can take care of the ball that will in turn limit the number of possessions that the other team gets throughout game .

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:46

Given they are not the only ones to have made progress since the day in Adelaide when yesterday's opposition showed England's approach to 50-overs cricket as from the dark ages, that is not an accolade they are likely to hold at the end of this tournament.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:57

And then he later threatened to "stop" the "millions of cars they sell in the U.S". Just like the Soviet threat forced Europeans to focus on what they had in common and how to protect it, this theory goes, Trump's attitudes may help improve Europe's ability to integrate: "The continent's interests lie in making sure the toxicity of Trump is somehow curtailed".

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:56

The French coach, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo will speak to the press later today (19:45 CET). Bale has been named in Zidane's squad for the final, but he is facing a battle to make the starting line-up. Higuain on the other hand, has every reason to want to show Real Madrid and their supporters just what they have been missing went the two meet at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:50

Djokovic is trying to become the first man in the Open Era to capture each of the four Grand Slams twice. The world No. 4 rolled through one service game after another in his first match this year in the French Open's main stadium, Philippe-Chatrier Court, remarkably winning an even higher percentage of second-serve points (85 per cent) than first-serve points (76 per cent).

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:05

And one day, Kevin Durant , the Cavs' number-one heckler may return. Durant unleashed the fury of nine years with no championships, with one lopsided NBA Finals appearance. We went up 2-0, but it's history. The Cavaliers dusted their opponents as well. It surely looked that way in Game 1 , as they held the Cavs to 34.9 percent from the field - and a stifling 30.2 in the second half.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:44

Trevor Rosenthal (1-2) took the loss after Anthony Rizzo opened the eighth inning with a double. That was given a warmer response from the Wrigley Field crowd than most opposing player homers, but a fan threw the ball back on the field all the same.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:56

Yes, an Indo-Pak game is always exciting. With just over a week remaining before the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 gets ready to rumble in England , all teams will want to be as prepared and as ready as possible for the big tournament. Smith and IPL's Orange Cap victor David Warner have both been in good form, which is a great advantage for the Aussies. "We will go with that mindset", he added.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:22

Barcelona are set to name their new coach on Monday evening, with Ernesto Valverde widely expected to take charge. "I have spoken personally with Ernesto Valverde and I told him of our decision", said club president Josep Maria Bartomeu .

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:53

That's a little bit sad, but that shows different individuals have stepped up at different times and taken up responsibility. Buttler, however, did not miss any moment of the final, and celebrated Mumbai's incredible one run win by removing his towel, reminding us of Ranbir Kapoor in Saawariya.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:54

I still feel young in my mind, in my body as well. "Was a great match for me, no?" On Friday, Djokovic will play against Argentine Diego Schwartzman for a place in the last 16. 63 in the world . The Spaniard is 7-2 against the Canadian. - Australian number one Sam Stosur closed out an impressive 6-2 6-2 win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:27

We'll take this experience into next season. After spending millions to sign the likes of Pogba, Eric Bailly and Mkhitaryan, finishing sixth in the English Premier League was never going to be good enough. United are expected to splash the cash this summer as Mourinho continues to shape his squad and make them competitive in all competitions next season.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:56

Spanish football giants Real Madrid will hope to become the first team in history to win the Champions League in successive seasons while Juventus will expect their watertight defence to stand tall against their vaunted rivals when the two sides meet in the final here at the Millennium Stadium here on Saturday.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:22

He was broken eight times, only won 23% of points on Nadal's serve, had 5 winners (as against Nadal's 27), 34 unforced errors (as against Nadal's 23) and won just 36 of 118 points in the contest. But he was given a real fright by Argentinian Schwartzman before coming through 5-7 7-5 3-6 6-1 6-1. The biggest cheer of the match came when Basilashvili , a little-known 25-year-old ranked 63, finally won a game at 6-0 5-0.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:41

You are talking one of the best players in the game . " That's when they become very risky because those guys, they sprint down the lane, they sprint to the 3-point line, they put a lot of pressure on your defense", James said. But journeyman Derrick Williams isn't a big defender, and when veteran center Andrew Bogut suffered a leg fracture in his first minute with Cleveland and wanderer Larry Sanders wasn't able to flake off two years of physical and mental rust , that void in ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:40

That is why Golden State is my pick to win the National Basketball Association championship. The Warriors won the 2015 championship but let a 3-1 lead slip past year as James's Cavaliers finally brought the Larry O'Brien trophy back to Ohio.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:00

Not as a player, we've all seen, we've all learned what he can do on a pitch. It will also see loads of fantastic player's on show during the game but when it comes to choosing a combined XI between the sides - who would get in? When I look at my squad, what's good is that they're all ready and willing to play.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:50

As soon he got rid of it, he started scoring. "When you turn the ball over, that's when they become very risky because those guys, they sprint down the lane, they sprint to the 3-point line, they put a lot of pressure on your defense", James said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:46

Alonso has been very competitive, earning fifth in qualifying and sparking hopes of McLaren grabbing its first Indy 500 victory since Johnny Rutherford in 1976. But Power agrees with his counterparts that an Alonso win would bring a great deal of worldwide attention that would provide a big boost of attention and popularity into the IndyCar Series.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:49

CT (7 p.m. ET) Thursday at Holman Correctional Facility at Atmore. In last-minute appeals Arthur's lawyers had challenged the injection method to be used on Thursday and asked that a cellphone be put in the death chamber in the event that something went awry - requests the nation's highest court denied.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:02

The series shifts to Detroit this weekend for a doubleheader at Belle Isle's street circuit. A veteran sportswriter left the Denver Post on Monday after he said he was unsettled by a Japanese driver's victory in the Indianapolis 500 over the Memorial Day weekend, when the United States honors its war dead, including those killed by Japanese forces in World War II.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:58

Cleveland went just 23-23 after January 10 and was ranked in the bottom third statistically on defense all season. Golden State finally warmed up after nine days off, while the Cavs had a six-day break since beating Boston in the Eastern Conference finals .

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:54

The two sides then went to Cas after those appeals were rejected , with Real Madrid's suspension subsequently reduced to cover just the recent January transfer window . 20. They have now cooled their interest in Griezmann. He has been strongly linked with a move to Manchester United , but Antoine Griezmanns transfer has taken a new twist today.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:29

That mirrors the status of Always Dreaming , the Kentucky Derby victor who was eighth in the Preakness , setting up the very real possibility neither will be in the Belmont, the final leg of the Triple Crown, on June 10 at Belmont Park.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:22

Women's 3rd rd: Samantha Stosur (Aus) bt Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) 6-2 6-2, Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) bt Shelby Rogers (USA) 7-5 4-6 8-6, Jelena Ostapenko (Lat) bt Lesia Tsurenko (Ukr) 6-1 6-4. "I want to congratulate Diego for a great battle, because he played very well". "I had a couple of plays in my head of how to play against him", Basilashvili said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:46

Last year, Russell Westbrook was Durant's teammate. If he can control the paint and create second chances for the Cavs offense while limiting Golden State on its possessions, the Cavaliers will have a chance to hang close in most games.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:59

STRAIGHT SHOOTERS? All-Star Klay Thompson is shooting 38 per cent from the field in the post-season and 2015 NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala is just 3 for 27 from 3-point range. "Those are two big household names, so we know you guys and the fans are going to want to see that and pick up on it", said acting Warriors coach Mike Brown, facing a Cleveland franchise that fired him not once but twice.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:52

The equalizing header he scored in 2014 sent the match into extra time and Madrid eventually won 4-1. Spanish worldwide Isco shone in Bale's absence as Real secured their first LaLiga title since 2012, and manager Zidane remained coy on his selection headache at his final pre-match press conference in Cardiff .