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by | June 08, 2017 | 23:59

Thiem demonstrated his appetite for the fight in a brutally physical first set lasting 73 minutes, which Djokovic led 4-2 but a double-fault handed a break back before three bad backhands gave his opponent the tie-break. Thiem reached the semifinals of this event a year ago (the only Grand Slam at which he has gone beyond the round of 16). In the quarterfinals, Nadal will face Pablo Carreno Busta, while Djokovic meets Dominic Thiem .

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:37

He pulled off an array of dizzying drives to the rim, finishing through contact, and had his best game of the Finals despite a bad outside shooting night. James said this morning. "I played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower". "We've got one more to go".

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:56

Then in the final seconds of the game, LeBron pulled a Draymond Green while attempting a 3-pointer. LeBron James scored 39 and Kyrie Irving added 38 for the Cavs, who took a 113-107 lead with 3:09 left on J.R. "But I was able to get second and third and fourth winds". "The competitor in me is like "don't let him get the shot off" It just happened so fast, and I've been doing that for so long".

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:26

New Zealand have faced England nine times earlier in familiar conditions in the past four years and England hold an edge over New Zealand with the head-to-head tally reading 5-4. In that match, they struggled to accelerate during the closing overs while in the Australia game they collapsed from 122 for 3 to 182 all out after the dismissal of Shakib Al Hasan.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:53

The Warriors are already in record books after they registered the longest winning streak in major sports history with 15 victories by defeating the defending champions 118-113 in a thrilling game at Quicken Loans Arena for a commanding 3-0 lead in the series.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:17

Two games into the NBA Finals, the biggest names on the marquee are living up to the billing, though Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is making an impressive case for being equal to, and maybe above, Cavaliers superstar LeBron James .

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:21

NOTES: Cavaliers F LeBron James passed Sam Jones (1,143 points), Bill Russell (1,151), and Elgin Baylor (1,161) for fourth place on the NBA Finals all-time scoring list in the first half. It certainly reflects what Kerr said - he knows it's his moment. I've been working on that shot my whole life. He is also coming off a Game 2 performance where he recorded 33 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, a playoff career-high-tying five blocks and three steals, making him the first player ever to ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:04

James and Irving combined for 77 points but their efforts went for naught as the late-game collapse by the defending champion Cavaliers left them trailing the best-of-seven NBA Finals 3-0. "Stay in front of them". "Even when you're playing well, you got to play like A plus plus, because they're going to make runs and they're going to make shots and they have guys that are going to make plays", he said.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:39

And if you didn't believe that before Wednesday night, surely you do today. "They made shots and we didn't", LeBron said afterwards. The Warriors are 15-0 in the post-season and another victory in game four would see them become the first team to go through the play-offs unbeaten.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:35

Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza both play Sunday in the fourth round of the French Open , in a packed schedule created by multiple rain postponements. Although the black-and-white stripes looked striking on the red clay, some fashion watchers on social media wondered if two zebras were on the loose when Austrian star Dominic Thiem and German Alexander Zverev played each other wearing the exact same Adidas outfit.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:39

Q: We talked about this before the game, but LeBron leaves for about two minutes and you go from up 2 to down 7 in the first half. That's been quite evident through two games. And Thompson, who suited up for 447 straight games before being sidelined with a sprained thumb late in the season, plans to get it right back from some of the wildest fans in the Association.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:54

News Nation Sports Desk shall be doing a match preview on Facebook covering the team previews and possible outcome of the match. And Rohit gets India off the mark with a delicious back foot drive. By then, though, they had built Sri Lanka a formidable platform. There were also some sloppy fielding around by India as Pandya dropped a catch of Mendis who was playing on 24.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:18

That's been quite evident through two games. Three out of the Warriors four stars scored over 25 points and each shot less than 20 shots. "And they gave us everything they had", Lue said. He's just going up against a better team. They're playing at a high level. Warriors score the final 11 points in Game 3 to stun the Cavs , 118-113.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:03

But they did it the hard way, coming back from a set and break down as well as trailing 9-7 in the super tiebreak where they faced two match points. The pair only teamed up at the US Open a year ago and made the quarter-finals at the Australian Open.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:14

The Spain global came close to joining the European champions in the summer of 2015 but a delay in paperwork scuppered the move on deadline day. Alvaro Morata came off the bench to equalise for Spain against Colombia in their worldwide friendly.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:55

In the mixed doubles, Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski reached the final, beating third seeds Edouard Roger-Vasselin and Andrea Hlavackova 7-5, 6-3. This was Djokovic's first straight-sets defeat in a major since he lost to Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final in 2013. Those days are gone. In the quarterfinals, Nadal will face Pablo Carreno Busta , while Djokovic meets Dominic Thiem .

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:19

The standoff lasted around five hours before all the attackers holed up in parliamentary office buildings were killed. Iran's supreme leader shrugged off the attacks. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the terror attacks in Iran as he stressed the need for all countries to work together in fighting terrorism.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:51

He's already averaging a triple-double in the series, but still finds his team clawing to stay in the series and to avoid a sweep. With Kerr back on the bench for the second straight game after battling back pain, Golden State, which made a record 9 3-pointers in the first quarter and finished 16 of 33 behind the arc, also got just what it needed from its reserves as Andre Iguodala had several big plays, none bigger than stripping James of the ball on a potential tying 3-pointer with 12.6 ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:53

Since losing his world title Gilberto Ramirez previous year, Abraham has chalked up two victories and will now venture outside of Germany once again, although his record away from home is patchy. I want to be as active as I can and this is a great opportunity for me against Abraham. Although fighting for the first time on United Kingdom soil, the German veteran is no stranger to British boxers having previously shared the ring with Carl Froch, Paul Smith and Martin Murray in a series of ...

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:05

Better than win No. 73 past year. Not only did he not leave enough time on the clock for a 2-for-1, but he came up well short on a tough step-back 3-pointer from the left wing that made him 0-for-7 from beyond the arc. Any time we seem to realize that he can be a bit streaky, he comes out with a performance like Game 3. The NBA's best-of-seven championship was billed as the ultimate grudge match between the league's last two champions.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:19

While the only measure of success in New Zealand will be how the British and Irish Lions fare against the All Blacks, coach Warren Gatland knows Saturday's game against the Canterbury Crusaders could have huge implications for the remainder of the 10-match tour.

by | June 09, 2017 | 00:06

The recklessness of India's bowling can be seen by the fact that they could pick only one wicket in the game. They have got the right team and have got some great balance with batting and bowling. Confidence is likely not sky-high. Commenting on Sri Lanka's current form and the way they lost to South Africa in their opening tie, Harbhajan said the islanders will desperately miss the services of veteran Upul Tharanga , who was handed a two-match suspension for over-rate offences.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:19

Pepe took aim at coach Zinedine Zidane as he leaves Real. "I did not say goodbye to Zidane because he and Real Madrid knew I was going before I knew myself", he said in an interview on radio station Cadena Cope on Tuesday. "I liked Benitez's sincerity. I identified with him because he is a very direct and honest person", said Pepe . Portugal defender Pepe confirmed he was leaving Real Madrid , but insisted he was yet to agree to a deal with Paris Saint-Germain.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:19

Two nights earlier, he and Evgeni Malkin had failed to get a shot on net and the way that Crosby responded in Game 4 made it seem as though he took the outlier of a stat personally. ET). "We know this game we're going to have to be at our best, there's no question", Nashville center and captain Mike Fisher said. "I wasn't certain.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:56

After 30, because it was the same back then. The two defensive lineman became fast friends after Fairley signed with the Saints in March 2016, and Jordan is hopeful Fairley can return to the field and provide a similar impact to 2016, when the 29-year-old had a career year.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:04

At the start of Game 2 , James seemed as if he was a man on a mission. He has scored 71 points through two games. Klay Thompson added 30 points and Stephen Curry added 26 for this California Dream Team now one win from its second title in three years.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:04

A wash-out against New Zealand in the tournament opener secured the Aussies a single point but it could have been worse after four of Smith's six bowlers went for more than 50 runs after the Kiwis won the toss and batted. Hazlewood took over after Williamson departed as he ripped through New Zealand's middle and lower order. Placed in Group A alongside New Zealand , Bangladesh and England , the reigning World Cup champions face the hard task of adjusting fast to the demands of the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:13

Southampton have hiked up their asking price for Liverpool transfer target Virgil van Dijk to £75 million, reports say. Despite significant interest from Liverpool , Manchester City and Chelsea since then, Sky sources are adamant that Southampton have always considered the player not for sale.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:20

Allen County Coroner's Office ID's body found in river yesterday as former National Football League player James Hardy III . According to the coroner's report, via Fort Wayne's NBC , Hardy's family had reported he was missing weeks ago.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:40

Nashville is near unbeatable at home in the playoffs with a 9-1 record. Every single bar within a stone throw from the venue was packed, the streets were packed and even some fans were smashing things with the Pittsburgh logo on it, the best part is this all started at 9:30 in the morning, I guess happy hour has changed thanks to the city of Nashville.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:12

Southampton reportedly raise their asking price for Virgil van Dijk to £75m following the breakdown of his proposed move to Liverpool . However, amid reports that Southampton had called on the Premier League to investigate an illegal approach from Liverpool for the Dutchman, the Reds subsequently ended their interest and apologised to the Saints yesterday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:41

With their 15th straight win, the Warriors now have the longest post-season streak for any team in the four major professional sports. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors, who may go down as one of the best ever.

by | June 08, 2017 | 23:30

America's Cup Race Management (ACRM), the independent organisation responsible for the rules and regulations of America's Cup racing, postponed racing due to the sea-state and wind speeds on Bermuda's Great Sound racecourse exceeding the 24 knot speed limit agreed by all six America's Cup teams.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:10

Medina, who reached the fourth round at Roland Garros in singles in 2007 and won the title twice in doubles in 2008 and 2009, is enjoying her life as a coach so far. As a result of the downpours, all four men's quarter-finals will be played on Wednesday with Andy Murray against Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka facing Marin Cilic.

by | June 08, 2017 | 22:25

Daily local news headlines from across Gwinnett County. The unseeded 19-year-old beat Wozniacki 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the first Grand Slam semifinal of her career. Men's singles title favorites Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic had to wait one more day for setting up their highly anticipated clash in the semifinals as their quarter-final matches were later cancelled due to rain.