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by | June 08, 2017 | 11:40

He was asked it was taking a toll on him. "I'm averaging a triple-double in the Finals", he said. And I think that's part of why the league has been so popular. The three-time champion stopped driving to the basket in the second half of Game 2 and he looked spent on the bench when he took a break during the third quarter.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:08

He was well supported by Ross Taylor who contributed with 46 in the 99-run third wicket stand. The Kiwis posted 291 off 45 overs of the 46 their innings had been reduced to after a spell of rain caused a delay. Cummins, however, had already proved expensive by the time rain stopped play with New Zealand 67 for one midway through the 10th over. Williamson, however, hoisted Hastings for a legside six to go into the 90s before a flicked four and driven single off the same bowler saw him ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:22

SO, it turns out that Jason Dufner does care after all. But there was the Golden Bear, sitting beside wife, Barbara, on a deck chair behind the 18th green in the Sunday gloaming, waiting to - hopefully - welcome another champion amid the raindrops following two lengthy stoppages that threatened to push the tournament to Monday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 12:07

However, the entry of Sehwag - considered one among India's greatest-ever game changers - makes the battle for the position very interesting. The interview process for the coach's position will begin either on Thursday evening after the India-Sri Lanka match or would be held from Friday onwards, as reported by TOI.

by | June 08, 2017 | 11:39

The American said: "I think she just played really well". "I knew I had to change something to beat him today, so I think I made some adjustments to make it a little better than yesterday". Her best French Open showing was in 2002 when she lost to her sister Serena in the final. On the Seventh Day of Roland Garros, things got loud. She will now face Jelena Ostapenko-the first Latvian woman to reach the French Open quarterfinals in the professional era.

by | June 08, 2017 | 08:10

Then Ottawa caught a break with a two-man advantage power-play. The Penguins, meanwhile, might have some reinforcements for Game 7. The water bottle spray served as one of the lesser annoyances endured by Crosby, who also took a hit to the head from Mark Stone in the opening minutes of Game 6 and got Marc Methot's bare hand raked across part of his face.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:58

The OCRegister wrote about the Penguins Game 2 victory and quoted Guentzel on his performance throughout these playoffs. "We have to put it behind you". Still, it was Nashville striking first on a gorgeous individual effort from rookie Pontus Aberg . Skating one-on-one against Olli Maatta , the Predators rookie turned Maatta inside out on a deke and then cut towards the net and went upstairs on goalie Matt Murray .

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:42

He was then booked into the Palm Beach County Jail at 7 a.m. Jail records indicate he was released from custody just before 11 a.m. Tiger Woods attributed an " unexpected reaction " to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for almost four hours.

by | June 08, 2017 | 07:42

With its applications within sport rising all the time , it may come as no surprise to know that Intel will be bringing virtual reality to the ICC Trophy too. Emotions of more than a billion people are attached to it and players start to feel the heat even before the encounter gets underway. Kohli added, "We back Hardik (Pandya) and Kedar (Jadhav) to do the job for us down the order".

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:28

When the campaign began, May must have been confident the answer would be her and the Conservatives , rather than the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn , a veteran socialist who has opposed British military interventions and tougher anti-terrorism laws for decades.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:15

Indianapolis 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon and former IndyCar Series driver Dario Franchitti were robbed at a Taco Bell drive-thru Sunday in Indianapolis, according to a police report obtained by ESPN. "When I did the ovals in Indy Lights they were fine and they were on the shorter ovals - so Phoenix, Nazareth, those sorts of places". A lack of experience may cost him on the biggest day of USA racing when a champion will be crowned after 200 laps of the massive 4km oval, but Alonso is ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:56

He also lost his No. 1 ranking to Andy Murray . After losing to Stan Wawrinka in the US Open final he suffered a second-round defeat at the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Denis Istomin . By the end of the match , he wound up with almost twice as many unforced errors, 35, as winners, 18. "That's what I've done so I'm very happy about the first week of competition ".

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:56

He will return as a top player: "in three months he will play again with a ideal ankle". The news is a blow for Chelsea , for whom Hazard was in superb form as they won the Premier League title this season, as it may disrupt his pre-season preparations with the Blues .

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:00

Despite Chelsea being clear favourites to win yesterday's FA Cup final , Arsene Wenger's Arsenal pulled out their performance of the season to win the trophy for a record thirteenth time. "I just trained, always with the same focus and mentality because in football things change quickly". "We had outstanding performances", Wenger said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:06

Margaret Court is the only player to have won 10 or more titles at one Grand Slam event, winning the Australian Open on 11 occasions between 1960 and 1973. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open. Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky qualified for her third successive French Open quarter-final with a 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 win over 2002 runner-up Venus Williams.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:54

So I guess you've got to go through it, try to learn your lessons and figure out the way, how to get out of it stronger. "So far I have always played a way worse match the following day if I beat a top guy, so I hope I can improve that", said the sixth seed.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:05

It's been a rough couple of seasons for Fred Hoiberg in Chicago as the head coach of the Chicago Bulls . A lot of names have come up in Ohio State's coaching search in the two days since Matta was let go. He would get a nice check when leaving the Bulls, get a hefty contract from the Buckeyes and would have control over the recruiting and players. He is 83-81 in two years in the Windy City and yet to win a playoff series but led the Cyclones to four NCAA tournament appearances and two Big ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:49

Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more risky this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant .

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:31

It's unfortunate to finish Roland Garros the way I have done. "Trust me, I'm thinking about many things, you know, especially in the last couple months, " he said in response to my direct question in his news conference. I tried. I lost that crucial break in the beginning of the second, and he started serving better backing it up with the first shot. So it's going be the toughest match that you can imagine.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:41

The Predators bested the Penguins 5-1 on Saturday night. Penguins goalie Matt Murray stopped 22 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Predators in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final in Nashville Monday night. The Predators weren't shaken then, much like the Penguins aren't shaken now. "I know there'll be a lot more energy if you can imagine that ... which will be pretty awesome", Subban said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:53

With the Warriors leading by five at the half, Curry came out of the locker room and had 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the third quarter, and on the most memorable possession of the night, the two-time Most Valuable Player put LeBron James through a series of dribble moves on the perimeter before finishing at the rim for a layup, pounding his chest afterwards in jubilation to capture the moment.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:26

Friday is a spare day, so the schedule could easily be pushed back. Artemis Racing struggled to control their boat, at one point in their second race sailing off the course completely and incurring a penalty from which they could not recover.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:09

He made it hard, he has really heavy spin and plays quick. All the big players go through it. Halep came all the way back from a set and 5-1 down in the second to defeat Elina Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0. A solid hold of serve then saw Bacsinszky regain some confidence, looking consistent and powerful on her backhands. But he still wouldn't have got the job done if he hadn't had help from Djokovic.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:30

Team New Zealand had gathered momentum entering the winner-takes-all affair, leading Oracle by one point, but came off second best in their scrap in the final round-robin phase of qualifying. Oracle Team USA won the qualifiers and, with that victory, go into the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton with a valuable point already banked.

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:26

If a boat capsizes, ” he said, “we will ‘black flag the race and award the race to the non-capsized boat”. "It is unbelieveable how much energy is required to get around these courses, unfortunately for us we got low on oil at a critical time, so our manouvres weren't as crisp as they have could been".

by | June 08, 2017 | 06:22

Liam Plunkett led the way with a four-wicket haul while fellow pacers Jake Ball , Mark Wood and Ben Stokes bowled economical spells along with leg-spinner Adil Rashid to help the hosts side restrict the Kiwi run-chase. Buttler gave England´s innings a late surge with a typically inventive 48-ball knock featuring two sixes and two fours. With 143 runs required from 118 balls, there was no time for the New Zealand batsmen to play themselves in as a collapse took hold.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

Cleveland even lost Game 2 of the 2016 finals by 33 points, a bigger margin than Sunday night's defeat. "They play well at home", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. The Warriors don't get to decide who they play. With Durant , the Warriors reached the NBA Finals a ideal 12-0 in the postseason after sweeping each of the previous three rounds and then found another gear against the Cavaliers .

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:34

While experts were sceptical about Dhawan's inclusion in the team, he silenced his critics with a brilliant 68 runs from 65 balls. And the team will do its best to retain the Champions Trophy . It led former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, to slam the current team's "clueless" batting and "abysmal fielding". Injuries to Amir and fellow left-arm seamer Wahab Riaz only made matters worse for the skipper as India amassed a formidable total of 319 for the loss of just 3 wickets.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:40

That left the New Zealanders still well-placed on 254-4 but a late-innings flourish failed to materialise, with Josh Hazlewood finishing with figures of 6-52 off nine overs as Australia took the last seven wickets for 37 runs in 5.5 overs to seize the initiative.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:01

Someone just bought 3 tickets behind the Predators bench to Game 6 in Nashville on StubHub for $30,202, including fees. Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in the Stanley Cup Final in eight years, but the Predators beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Monday night to even the best-of-seven series at 2-2.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:23

Now, as the series shifts to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4, the immediate focus will not be on whether the Cavaliers can come back and win a second straight championship but whether the Warriors can do what once seemed unthinkable: finish the postseason 16-0.

by | June 08, 2017 | 04:48

They blew us out. "But I think he's doing a good job trying to play with pace, pushing the basketball". "People have been cashing with Golden State all playoffs, and they're just going to ride it out". With Cavs coach Tyronn Lue saying on Tuesday that the Cavs plan on pushing the pace and not slowing their offensive tempo down, there aren't many reasonable fixes for the Cavs, other than to make more shots, communicate better, and hope the Warriors miss more shots.

by | June 08, 2017 | 05:14

Durant also had the added benefit of never truly becoming an National Basketball Association villain the way James was in his first season with the Heat. "So they had - it took them a good year, I thought, to figure out how to play together". "Are you a smart guy?", he snapped. The Warriors have assembled some of the best three-point shooters the league has ever seen, helping them win their postseason games this year by an average of almost 17 points per contest.