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by | June 06, 2017 | 00:14

He coached the Buckeyes to two Final Fours while he was there from 2005 to 2017. Smith also pointed out not winning recruiting battles when asked why the move was made now instead of at the end of Matta's contract. He has a career 439-154 coaching record, including stints at Xavier and Butler . OSU made another trip to the Final Four five years later when it fell to Kansas, 64-62.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:03

South Africa's Morne Morkel made the first breakthrough when he dismissed the unsafe Niroshan Dickwella for 41 after the Sri Lanka opener's attempted drive down the ground resulted in a comfortable catch for Wayne Parnell at third man.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:55

The France worldwide, who played a key part in helping his country finish runners-up at Euro 2016, even said at one point that a switch to Old Trafford was "possible" and he would give a potential move a "six out of eight chance". "It is a hard moment for the club and for my teammates". "We have spoken with the board and we are going to go again for next season". Griezmann refused to leave Diego Simeone in such a position, and therefore made his decision.

by | June 06, 2017 | 00:23

Huddersfield goalkeeper Danny Ward, who saved Jordan Obita's penalty to give Schindler the chance to score the victor, paid tribute to manager David Wagner after the victory. Habsi thanked his fans in United Kingdom and Oman and said, "To all our dear fans and supporters, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for being with us throughout the season".

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:05

I don't want to say I'm very good because before I was scandalously bad and now I'm supposed to be the best", Zidane said modestly. Meanwhile, public Catalan TV station TV3 broadcast an advert backing the Italian champions - who beat Barca 3-0 in the quarter-finals - before the game as the "only 11 men capable of avoiding the unavoidable".

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:21

The last time a woman repeated her title at Roland Garros was Justine Henin, who won the Grand Slam event for three consecutive years from 2005-07. Kuznetsova did not help her cause with 41 unforced errors. But with her 37th birthday to come later this month, and as she continues to live with Sjogren's syndrome, the auto-immune disease that causes chronic fatigue and muscle soreness, it is still about the bigger picture for Williams.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:26

PARIS (AP) - For all of the tumult in the French Open women's draw and the unfamiliar names filling the quarterfinal slots, the men's tournament has been much more about the usual suspects: Andy Murray , Novak Djokovic , Stan Wawrinka and, of course, Rafael Nadal .

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:02

Orioles: C Welington Castillo could end up spending the minimum time on DL after sustaining a testicular injury Tuesday night. "Until that time, he's improving". With one out, Benintendi lined another solo shot to right to extend Boston's lead to 6-3. "He was good but I thought our guys were good off him", Showalter said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:02

Things did not begin promisingly, but after twice fighting back from a break down in the opening set he pulled away to win 7-6 (7/5) 6-1 6-3. But it was very close . Djokovic now meets No. 6 Dominic Thiem , a 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 victor over Horacio Zeballos. Winning the first two games, the 29-year-old Spaniard had two break points for a 3-0 lead but Djokovic clung on.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:38

It's a very painful defeat here at the French Open . "Well, I think the crowd today was a little bit, obviously, tough for me", she said. I know there's been talk about the crowd being hostile during my fourth round against Garbine Muguruza but honestly I don't think the crowd was bad at all with Garbine.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:04

Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and the end of a five-year Spanish title drought before new highs were reached in the Champions League . At least 1,000 people were injured, seven seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans watching he Champions League final in Turin, local authorities said Sunday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:16

Nishikori, the eighth seed, was leading 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 0-3 when rain stopped play. World number 67 Chung levelled matters emphatically when he completed a fourth-set bagel upon the resumption of play on Sunday, setting up an enthralling decider.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:12

Williamson's ninth one-day century, and first in the trans-Tasman derby, was an innings of poise and precision in a match characterised by frenetic batting. "The last 10-15 overs were pretty good and that's something that I guess we have done pretty well for a very long time ". Smith admitted that rain came to his team's rescue.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:06

He went out and had himself a triple double and reminded everyone why he was a two-time MVP. But that wasn't enough. Golden State Warriors forward David West (3) defends a shot by Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert (4) during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:32

Together with Curry's triple double, it was only the second time in playoff history that two rivals had managed triple doubles in the same game, the other coming in 1970 by New York's Walt Frazier and Milwaukee's Lew Alcindor, who would later change his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:32

He said: "I think that is what we are looking for, to play on the big arenas like here, centre court, and to play against the world number one". "I couldn't believe I lost that set". This marks Murray's seventh overall trip to the round of eight at Roland Garros. First time it was like two years ago, and, yeah, we had like some practice games.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:46

Currently, Trevone Boykin and Jake Heaps are the only other candidates to play, and no one will be clamoring for either of them. He began his career with the Rams in 2012 as an undrafted free agent from Southern Mississippi. Speculation has focused on money being the reason the Seahawks didn't sign Kaepernick, but another report said the Seahawks didn't want Wilson to be looking over his shoulder at Kaepernick as the backup should be struggle during the season.

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:21

He's a world-class featherweight, capable of beating anybody on his day. Then, in a convoluted bit of promotion, with an unhappy Aldo threatening retirement because he was passed over for a rematch with McGregor in favor of the Alvarez fight, the UFC crowned Holloway, of Waianae, Hawaii, an interim champ by virtue of a December win over another former UFC lightweight champ, Anthony Pettis .

by | June 05, 2017 | 23:09

Yet on Sunday, as Trump criticized the mayor's attempts to evoke order in a city shaken by a terrorist attack that killed seven people and injured dozens more, the fast-talking mayor was uncharacteristically restrained toward the president.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:36

Kerr announced before Game 2 on Sunday that he is returning to the sideline the first time since the first round of the playoffs against Portland. The Warriors, meanwhile tied the record for least turnovers in an NBA Finals game with four and made Cleveland pay for it, as Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry went to work against an nearly non-existent defensive effort.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:21

He has already beaten his career best grand slam run by making it to the fourth round at Roland Garros. "The five-set format has definitely helped, so I have maybe not been as anxious going into some of the matches, because I know there is some time to turn it around".

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:09

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving is pretty much universally hailed for having the best handles in the entire National Basketball Association. "I wouldn't be in this if I was thinking just one game". Kerr received a rousing ovation as he returned to the sideline for the first time in more than six weeks, feeling well enough that he plans to coach the remainder of the series.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:39

We know Kerr loves to go small against nearly anybody, and the Warriors won the 2015 Finals over Cleveland largely because of the decision to move Andre Iguodala into the starting lineup and go small full-time and run the Cavaliers' big men off the floor...

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:28

Tamim finally started to hit out again, clobbering Bangladesh's first six and following that blow with two fours in the same Henriques over. I like a full stake on a top order player and a half stake on someone slightly longer in the batting markets and for me Aaron Finch gets the full bet at 16/5 and my nibble goes on Glenn Maxwell at 8/1 .

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:48

But LeBron James has had enough of the press conference scene.That might sound like an angry player blowing off the media, especially after his Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Golden State Warriors 132-113 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals .

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:47

James did not address the media a day after one of the worst postseason games of his career. After going 14-of-22 from three-point range in the first half, the Cavs shot just 2-of-17 the rest of the way. "So we got back together". The chatter about an NBA Finals' matchup of two teams with unblemished playoff records is gone, but the challenge from the Celtics has sharpened the focus of the defending champs.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:41

Once play resumed, Pakistan added 25 runs to their score before Ahmed Shehzad was trapped lbw off the bowling of Bhuvneshwar Kumar for 12. The Indian bowlers were superb as apart from Jasprit Bumrah, every bowler was among the wickets.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:31

Kerr has been sidelined since the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs after experiencing complications from back surgery. He has been at practice, running film sessions and coaches meetings. Lue says he had texted with Kerr during the playoffs to send his best wishes while Kerr missed the previous 11 games following complications from back surgeries.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:11

You got great teammates like I do, who allow me to play with my emotions and allow me to use my emotions when I'm talking to them and to the better for us, it's easy. Now, Golden State is headed to Northeast Ohio needing just two more - yet don't count on anybody considering this series close to done. "We made runs", said James.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:14

Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja ended with identical figures of 2/43 off eight overs. In the past few years, while India's bowling has become a force to be reckoned with, Pakistan's batting hasn't grown formidable enough to be relied upon to help the team romp home in crunch situations.

by | June 05, 2017 | 22:06

While being the face of Under Armour's basketball operation, the Curry line hasn't really been able to produce a high quality signature shoe. He's just not showing allegiances in the NBA Finals. But for the record, Curry did play better without the sleeve. Without the sleeve, Curry hit on 11-22 field goals and 6-11 from 3-point range to finish with 28 points.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:33

Bat Sensors are related to batsmen, who can analyse their game, and improve on it to get better results. "Chris Woakes is 100 per cent fit and has come through the last two or three days really well", he said. Both teams feature several survivors from Bangladesh´s 15-run shock win at Adelaide which condemned England to a woeful first-round exit from the last World Cup.

by | June 05, 2017 | 20:51

I did it and I shaved myself, ' he told Real Madrid TV. We are good age-wise and we have young players that are coming in that have a lot of quality. "I feel like this is the best team in history", Alvaro Mora, a fan who had travelled over 500 kilometres from the southern city of Almeria to take in the celebrations, told AFP.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:08

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!" Mario Mandzukic's stunning strike cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener for Juventus to reach the break at 1-1 on Saturday.

by | June 05, 2017 | 21:48

Golden State is 13-0 this postseason and was 11-0 under interim head coach Mike Brown . He hadn't reached double figures in points or rebounds this year in the first two games combined. Kerr stopped guiding this season's National Basketball Association win leaders from the sidelines after two playoff triumphs over Portland and was replaced by assistant coach Mike Brown.