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by | June 05, 2017 | 05:38

J.T. Realmuto doubled, advanced to third on a fielding error by Arizona shortstop Chris Owings and scored on a groundout by JT Riddle. Miguel Gonzalez (4-6), who retired the first 18 Tigers he faced in his previous start, was roughed up for 10 hits, including three home runs.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:45

Andy Murray downed longtime rival Juan Martin del Potro to reach the Roland Garros last 16 on Saturday, June 3, while French hopes were overshadowed by a bitter feud between two of their top stars. "Both of those sets could have gone either way". But the biggest for the day could very well be Andy Murray against Juan Martin Del Potro! "I had great opportunities in the first two sets".

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:53

He had Marquardt backed up against the cage and was unloading shots. Late in the round, Marquardt landed a right hand that opened up a cut over Belfort's left eye. I wanted to go all the way. During his post-fight interview, Belfort was asked about retirement. With that in mind everyone was gearing up to bid "The Phenom" a fond farewell at UFC 212, or at least until Belfort claimed a few weeks ago that his fight with Marquardt would only be his last fight in the Octagon, and that he ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:00

So he's gonna be there. "We'll see what (the) future brings", Djokovic told reporters Sunday, via ESPN . Agassi's first task will be to restore Djokovic's confidence after it took another hit with a 6-4 6-3 defeat to 20-year-old rising star Zverev.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:18

Dodging, slipping, dissembling - Pruitt just flatly won't answer. Laurence Tubiana, who served as France's special ambassador for climate change, says that the fact is that the rest of the world is moving. "We focused on one key issue", Mr Pruitt said during one of the multiple times he was pressed on his boss's views. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt said it was up to other nations whether they would sit down to negotiate a new deal or engage on environmental ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:51

Add it up, and it's another Warriors victory by a similar margin. Attles played for the Warriors in some of the franchise's most memorable games, including Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point masterpiece in 1962. The concept is simple, but often ignored by Warriors players. Irving also took 22 shots compared to 20 for James and Love, while he's an incredible scorer, there needs to be more balance among the Big Three.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:10

The victory - Boston's first in a four-game series that concludes Sunday - lifted the Red Sox past Baltimore into second place in the AL East . They'll be facing the struggling Pittsburgh Pirates (25-31) in a short two-game series June 6-7, so that may help Baltimore get a streak going.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:39

Republican Greg Gianforte beat Democrat Rob Quist in a special election for Montana's lone at-large House seat. Despite facing a charge of assault, Gianforte has nevertheless emerged victorious in the special election for the state's vacant seat, formerly held by Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke .

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:58

Aware that Ronaldo had been below his best in two Champions League finals after feeling overworked earlier in those campaigns, he rested the forward nine times this season and was rewarded with 16 goals in his last 10 appearances. We will have to work a lot to try and win again. I told them to continue with what we were doing, but putting more pressure on them and playing with more width.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:39

To be the first to retain the trophy since 1990 - you can't underestimate that. "I am happy because it is not easy to win things like La Liga and the Champions League and this year we did it with hard work and desire". Ronaldo's effort was eclipsed seven minutes later by one of the all-time great final goals. He scored from just inside the area with a sensational overhead kick beyond Keylor Navas, a goal that should stand out as one of the best.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:06

Dillon and four other cars skipped a green flag pit cycle with 30 laps left and as the others slowly ran out of fuel or were consumed by the field, Dillon was able to hold off the hard-charging Kyle Busch and the dominant auto of Martin Truex Jr .

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:02

However, in lieu of a grand showdown, we got a (possibly invented) celebrity feud: It appeared that Rihanna heckled Warriors player Kevin Durant while he was shooting a free throw, and the internet, of course, absolutely lost it. It will be interesting to see if history repeats itself this year. They want to create fast-break opportunities and slow Golden State down. The Warriors are plenty confident even if Cleveland closes out on the perimeter.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:24

Subban said he used some Listerine prior to the game, so he's not sure he believes Crosby's assessment. Considering all of the fun and interesting stories that have emerged from the first three games of the Stanley Cup Final between the Penguins and Predators, it feels a bit silly to cover a story about a player's breath.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:38

A Jets source confirmed to Benjamin Allbright it is in fact Williams and Lee in the videos. The witness added that the man was "aggressive" and already had been forcibly separated from the woman once. "We are aware of the reports, we are taking them seriously and we are looking into the specifics of the situation ", the statement explains. "We will have no further comment at this time".

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:21

Ariel Miranda pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 on Sunday to sweep their weekend series. "I made a little bit of mistake, and he took advantage of it". Zunino's early-season struggles earned him a trip to Triple-A Tacoma for 12 games last month, but the 26-year-old is pushing for a move from the No.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:37

They certainly don't after another incredible season, even at the age of 32. His career goal tally in club and worldwide soccer now stands at 600. Madrid have won the Champions League three times in the last four years and their French forward Karim Benzema said: "It's fantastic, to win one, then two, then three!" Ronaldo scored the first goal in the 20th minute and made it 3-1 in the 64th minute.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:44

Few of those will have matched Mario Mandzukic's spectacular overhead equaliser for Juventus , which was eventually in vain for the Italian side who had the best of the first half before being swept aside in the second. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff , Wales, Saturday June 3, 2017 .

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:57

The last time neither player featured at the top of the scorers' podium was 2006/07. The Portugal global also recorded his 600th goal from a brace in the trouncing of the Italian team . I've got a year left on my contract and I think I'm going to be here next year. Two goals in four minutes after the hour mark effectively settled the final as Casemiro's shot from 30 yards beat Gianluigi Buffon via a deflection off Sami Khedira before Ronaldo converted a Luka Modric cross after a ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:11

The impressive win crowned a remarkable first full season in charge for former Real midfielder Zidane, who led the team to a first La Liga title in five years, delivering the club's first European Cup and league double since 1958. "I don't think many players have won the Champions League in their home city where they were born, so it's a great memory to have". (Miralem) Pjanic's shot was deflected wide, Casemiro's shot was deflected into the goal.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:17

He writes that Liverpool are still very much in a three-way tug-of-war with City and Chelsea for the Dutchman's services, and reiterates that we've had very positive discussions with the centre-back's representatives. The Reds defence have to cope with Champions League action next season in mid-week, something they did not have a year ago. City are certainly interested in the centre-back, who has been out since January through injury, but are locked in a three way battle with two of ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:35

Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. 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.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:29

Sir Alex Ferguson presents Cristiano Ronaldo with his man of the match award after the UEFA Champions League final . "Yeah, this is good", we all say, "but is it as good as that". Juventus retreated after the break, though, and Casemiro's deflected strike restored Real's lead on the hour before Ronaldo struck the killer blow three minutes later.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:48

Mooy - on loan from Manchester City - helped Town earn promotion to the English Premier League after the Terriers secured a thrilling penalty shootout win over Reading in the Championship Play-off Final on Tuesday (AEST). "What we have achieved this season is great". After helping Huddersfield secure promotion, Australia global Mooy, 26, will be aiming to take the next step in his career by playing in the Premier League next season.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:43

Yesterday was "an opportunity for the starting XV and match-day squad to lay down a marker". Asked if he would have preferred to have waited to play the first game of the tour against the Blues a week after arrival, Gatland replied: "We'd have preferred to have a week in the United Kingdom with the squad and a week in New Zealand ".

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:55

It was about dealing with racism, which James said "will always be a part of the world, a part of America". By the time the cops arrived, shortly after the 6:44 a.m. While preparing for the Golden State Warriors in The Finals, James lamented the fact that he was across the country and away from his family during the time of the incident, and instead, must lean on a support system to explain to his sons, LeBron Jr.

by | June 05, 2017 | 05:04

It was about dealing with racism, which James said "will always be a part of the world, a part of America". By the time the cops arrived, shortly after the 6:44 a.m. While preparing for the Golden State Warriors in The Finals, James lamented the fact that he was across the country and away from his family during the time of the incident, and instead, must lean on a support system to explain to his sons, LeBron Jr.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:57

Asked if his team can beat England tomorrow [Thursday], he said: "I can't say about beating them tomorrow". "But if there's a bit of cloud cover, the bowler gets the upper hand". "I think we can handle tomorrow (Thursday) especially. But we have to start well". The combination is very good. The elder statesman of New Zealand cricket, known for poking out his tongue on reaching a century, has stamped his mark on the game over 11 illustrious years at the top.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:58

The last time neither player featured at the top of the scorers' podium was 2006/07. Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener was cancelled out by a stupendous Mario Mandzukic goal, the Croatian chesting down Gonzalo Higuain's volleyed lay-off and arcing a sublime volley over Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:36

Nine of the 14 Real Madrid players who decimated Juventus were there when Zidane was an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti, who led Madrid to the 2014 décima - their 10th European Cup . "Buffon and (Andrea) Barzagli will still be with us next year and they still have a lot to give us". Ronaldo had a golden opportunity in the 33rd minute to restore the Blancos' advantage, but his header was off-target and the sides went to the dressing rooms with the score knotted 1-1.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:29

Cleveland's 20-turnover performance on Thursday was a postseason-high, eclipsing the 19 miscues against IN in Game 2 at The Q. Both J.R. Smith and Tristan Thompson were terrible in Game 1 and failed to be positive difference-makers. But also had some when I got caught in the air and tried to make some skip passes and they were able to pick them off. "They did a good of sending, whether it was Zaza [Pachulia] or [Javale] McGee, with another guard, sending two guys to box me out.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:29

The 14-time major victor is yet to drop a set, conceding just six games in the last two rounds as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam. A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open, Muguruza fell apart down the stretch. Ons Jabeur is definitely one of the revelations at the Roland Garros this week.

by | June 05, 2017 | 04:30

For India , Rohit and Shikhar started on a cautious note and just when both the batsmen seemed to be settling in the middle, rain played the spoilsport. So in this match of the India and Pakistan Kohli & Co will be performing, one that despite not possessing any firepower India need to perform well and Kohli himself will be giving good act.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:04

Valverde explained last week that, after four years in charge of Athletic, he had decided it was time for a change. At the Nou Camp he played with Gary Lineker, Ronald Koeman and Michael Laudrup while a young Pep Guardiola was in the Barcelona youth team.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:59

Harper was hit in the right hip by Strickland's 98 miles per hour fastball in the eighth inning with Washington ahead 2-0. Strickland said he didn't expect Harper to charge the mound but was nonetheless prepared. "Especially when it's somebody that's in the past", Harper said ... A series in which the Giants would go on to win, as well as that year's World Series.

by | June 05, 2017 | 03:24

Despite rain interrupting the game thrice during the entire game, Team India managed to put a competitive score which Pakistan failed to chase down and lost the game. While it was Rohit's 30th fifty and fifth half-century against Pakistan , Dhawan notched up his 18th fifty and second against the arch-rivals. While Kohli was scratchy for a major part of his innings, Yuvraj was in full flow from the word go, hitting the Pakistani bowlers to all parts of the ground.