by | June 03, 2017 | 08:49

The squad has the utmost focus and calm, the lads stepped up when they needed to and this is the first time in a very long time we've been able to train for a whole week. The former France captain was the jewel in the crown in the "Galactico" era - his wondrous volley in the 2002 Champions League final win over Bayer Leverkusen assuring that status.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:32

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has continued his video diary of his pilgrimage to Mecca to mark the start of Ramadan by videoing himself teaching a local how to dab. Before travelling he put on his Instagram a video of him leaving his Manchester apartment with a suitcase with the message: "On my way to go say thank you for this season".

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:49

Bosh is due $25.3 million guaranteed for 2017-18 and $26.8 million for 2018-19, though the Sun-Sentinel notes most of the contract is covered by insurance. Working that out was part of the motivation from the Heat's side during the discussions. However, under the CBA that goes into place July 1, once a medical panel comes to an agreement that it no longer considered safe for Bosh to continue his career, there no longer is the risk of Bosh's cap charge or luxury-tax hit returning to the Heat's ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:01

They'll play another underdog in Ottawa or the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins . The Ducks peppered Nashville's goalie, Pekka Rinne , with 41 shots, including two game-tying shots in the third. Before suffering his thigh injury in Game Four, Johansen had four points (1 G, 3 A) and 61.4 CF%. Millions across North America will be watching as the Predators take the ice in the Stanley Cup Final next week, but only a lucky few will actually get to attend one or more ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:41

ET, FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio ). Dover's concrete surface makes it similar to the short track in Bristol so the races there can be used to gauge which drivers should race well in Dover. Busch is a two-time victor of this race, last taking the title in 2010. Kyle Larson 6. Kurt Busch 7. His son, Ryan Blaney, joined him by winning for the first time in Xfinity last Saturday .

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:38

Title-holder Djokovic strolled through his opener against Marcel Granollers of Spain, advancing 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Johanna Konta got off to a flying start and then faded away as she bowed out of the French Open in the first round - for the third year in a row.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:03

The Italian showman guided the 6-1 victor to a resounding defeat of the 8-11 favourite Rhododendron in spectacular thunder and lightning that produced driving rain through the race and tested courage as well as quality. I said coming down in the auto I might have one victor today, but we have got to turn over a brilliant filly and we have. "I have got some lovely middle-distance fillies in the three-year-old crop and I thought all a year ago the fillies were better than the colts".

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:18

The 17-year-old has been with Fulham since he was just nine-years-old and established himself in the first team last season after progressing through the youth system and has also represented England at youth level. Spurs have been strongly linked with the full-back as Mauricio Pochettino looks to further strengthen his squad ahead of the north Londoners return to the Champions League and it appeared they were in pole position to land Sessegnon.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:30

With Golden State completing an inevitable 4-0 series sweep over the Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, the contest became an ode to Argentinian great Ginobili who may announce his retirement this off-season after 15 years in the National Basketball Association.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:18

Last night, Fab threw a jab at Tiger in light of his publicized DUI arrest . (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). "These are drugs that depress reflexes, reaction time and can make someone unsafe driving behind the wheel just like alcohol can", said Bushra.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:56

Patricia Sandoval says the property manager told officers that they believe the incident was captured on surveillance video. Jefferson said by the time police arrived, the slur had been painted over. This year also marks the seventh straight NBA Finals appearance for James, who won back-to-back NBA championships with the Miami Heat in 2012 and 2013.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:52

Durant's only other Finals ended at the hands of LeBron and Miami in 2012. Dynamite Jackie MacMullan piece (which goes without saying) on how Durant's injuries in 2014-15 changed his worldview and led him to Oakland . But why is everyone surprised? Wasn't this the reason why LeBron went to the media crying about a playmaker? The Warriors might be too much of a good thing, which could prompt viewers to reach for the remote, which is not the kind of drama the league has been pitching.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:30

The slugger pointed his bat at Strickland, yelled at him and took off. Bryce Harper took clear exception to the pitch, immediately charged towards Strickland, and miserably failed at an attempt to hit him with his helmet. Harper and Strickland were both ejected after their incident and both will nearly certainly serve suspensions, but Harper is not necessarily at fault.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:57

Smith's world champions were certainly wobbling when a third spell of rain at 5.55pm saw this Group A encounter finally ended, with their pursuit of an adjusted target of 235 from 33 overs sitting at 53 for three by the end of the ninth after Trent Boult's removal of David Warner was followed up by a two-wicket burst from the pacy Adam Milne .

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:34

Both teams received a point apiece for the no result from what was their opening match of the 2017 Champions Trophy , a tournament featuring the world´s top eight one-day global teams. That was it at the end, a what-if for New Zealand , and a practice match for Australia . As Henriques is leaving the ground, New Zealand are celebrating in the rain that will ultimately end their celebrations.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:19

The group has a familiar feel to it, with New Zealand drawn against England and Australia four years ago - when it failed to reach the knock-out rounds by coming third. "The more opportunities that can be provided like that, giving people a chance to go to these tournaments like the IPL , the Big Bash, you'll see that benefit us as an global side".

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:52

His Juve team have conceded just three goals en route to the final and are the only unbeaten team in the competition. His former teammate and Italian star, Andrea Pirlo however is confident that Juventus will win and "Buffon can win the Ballon d'Or".

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:39

Through their performances in the last week, Rubel Hossain and Mehedi have, in all likelihood, won individual battles ahead of Taskin Ahmed and Sunzamul Islam for the third seamer and second spinner slots. "We felt given the opposition, they probably would have preferred to play against a lot more spin, as opposed to four quicks, and obviously Ben [Stokes]", Morgan explained.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:26

The Warriors' 113-91 dismantling of the Cavaliers showed exactly how risky they have become with Durant. That honour belonged to a less-than-subtle feud between singing superstar Rihanna , sitting courtside as a James' No. As for the lineup and player rotation, LeBron James scored 28 points with 15 rebounds, Kyrie Irving was next at 24 points, and Kevin Love contributed 15 points and a playoff career-high 21 rebounds.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:54

The acquisition sent quakes throughout the National Basketball Association and all but assured the Warriors, who went on to post the league's best record, a ticket back to the Finals . They are 12-0 in the playoffs. If nothing else, it would allow them to get past it mentally and focus on the upcoming season. We are a better Cavaliers team and they are a better Warriors team but what does that mean? "That's the only pressure I worry about", Durant said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:36

Warriors acting head coach Mike Brown and guard Klay Thompson both expect the Cavaliers will be better in Game 2 on June 4 in Oracle Arena. With Thursday's opening salvo in the NBA Finals - a 113-91 dismantlement of the Cavaliers - the Warriors surpassed the 1995-6 Chicago Bulls , according to stats guru Nate Silver , whose FiveThirtyEight site does deep dives into sports data and other analysis.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:59

The win gave Dillon his first trophy in the Cup series, brought the iconic No. 3 back to Victory Lane for the first time in 17 years and gave a boost to the team owned by his grandfather, Hall of Famer Richard Childress . Hamlin had a fast pit stop on Lap 296, getting out ahead of Truex and Johnson to take the lead for the first time. "So that's a little tough to swallow", he said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:46

Durant had seven dunks in the first half, as the Cavs were obviously confused on their coverages and about when to run out to the Warriors' shooters on the perimeter. Unlike the already talented Warriors squads that Cleveland split the last two Finals with, this version is more unsafe given the offseason addition of four-times National Basketball Association scoring champion and former league MVP Kevin Durant .

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:19

Golden State earned its 13th consecutive win to open the playoffs, absolutely dominating LeBron James and the Cavaliers by the score of 113-91. In Game 1 of the NBA Finals , the Warriors threw everyone they could to stop it. "No other team has done this , right?" "Just play as hard as you can and follow the game plan". Meanwhile, Steph Curry contributed 28 points as the Warriors sank 11 dunks in the first half.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:43

But James also made eight of 20 Cleveland turnovers that led to 21 Warriors points, seven of them coming in the first half, the second most in any half of his epic career. "We got to figure out how to combat that , which is going to be a tough challenge for us", he said. 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 03, 2017 | 08:41

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by | June 03, 2017 | 07:02

Louis team to reach their first Stanley Cup Final . Pittsburgh needs to improve, and so does Nashville, but we are really going to see how the Stanley Cup Finals will shape out when the series shifts back to Nashville on Saturday .

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:45

Now it's essentially all or nothing against tournament favourites England in Cardiff on Tuesday, with New Zealand needing victory to keep their semifinal hopes intact in a quickfire format that punishes any slip-ups. The death bowling was the only real highlight for Australia . "But I still, from a captaincy perspective, I really appreciated the selfless behaviours that our middle and lower order batters showed to go out there and try and score from bowl one which they made the ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:07

For the first round, the students had an idea of the word they would be getting. So far, the first two Minnesotans to be thrown a word in the preliminary round have spelled correctly during the national telecast on ESPN3. VanWynsberghe was one of 55 who were at the bee for a second time , 14 were there for the third time and three had been there four times. The proud parents told a Tulsa World reporter that they discovered her talent when she was able to spell "restaurant" without ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:38

Ronaldo said he was glad to be of help to his team that won Madrid's first title in five years. "This league title is a symbol of our values, it was achieved fighting until the last game, and respecting our opponents, who made it hard for us".

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:39

There is no doubting that, of course, as the Portuguese superstar has developed into one of the deadliest strikers in the game, a fact underlined by the incredible statistic of him scoring 40 or more goals every season for the last seven years.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:23

James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds, and eight assists. So while Rihanna grabbed many headlines following Thursday's game , we have a feeling Durant and the Warriors will take the series-opening victory. The NBA finals continue on Sunday , with the Warriors hoping to make home advantage count and double their lead before making the trip to OH, next week.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:16

Tournament hosts England launched this year's edition with an eight-wicket Group A win over Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday. In 87 years of worldwide cricket since New Zealand played their first Test in 1930, the only tournament they have won was when they beat India in the 2000 Champions Trophy final.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:53

The 23-year-old now goes on to play French 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic for a place in the quarter-finals. Though she can be erratic, Muguruza has impressed in Paris so far and should be able to keep her title defense going. "I don't know if it was perfection", said Nadal, who turns 31 on Saturday. Belgian 10th seed David Goffin retired with an ankle injury after slipping while leading in the first set of his third-round match against Argentine Horacio Zeballos.

by | June 03, 2017 | 08:02

In the context of the tournament , that sort of game is much more beneficial to England than if they rolled Bangladesh for 120 then chased them down in 20 overs. "But, yes, certainly we believe in him". While England were rarely troubled in their chase, there was more disappointment for Jason Roy . It was Roy's fifth single figure score in his last six ODI innings.