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by | June 11, 2017 | 02:26

Scotland are fourth in Group F, six points behind England and two points behind Slovakia, who occupy the play-off spot, and Strachan says he wants his players to play with freedom and bravery against Gareth Southgate's side. "But we will get chances". It was a bold decision by Strachan, since the left-footed Christophe Berra played on the right of the three and Tierney is a dynamic, attacking full-back.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:57

She became the first Latvian player - man or woman - to win a Grand Slam event. The Romanian third seed was leading by a set and a break in Paris but succumbed to 47th-ranked Ostapenko's fearless shot-making in a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 defeat.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:38

There's Steph Curry, hoping to shed last year's subpar performance in the NBA Finals, when he was hampered by injury. LeBron James admits he has not faced a team with as much firepower as the Golden State Warriors . "They won a championship". They're going to be wanting a win from their team. Lebron James turned to an unexpected source for help. He signed a three-year, $100 million contract last August.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:47

For India , Umesh Yadav scalped three wickets while Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya took two wickets each and Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned with one. At the end of the day, for us, it's just playing the sport we love. He along with Shikhar Dhawan got India off to a solid start with a partnership off 116, before losing its first wicket in the form of Shikhar Dhawan.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:16

The series now goes back to Oakland with the Warriors up 3-1. They need another one, starting Friday night in Game 4 of the NBA Finals . Who cares about mismatches when your team is all arms and length? The tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:29

The 20-year-old is the youngest French Open victor since Iva Majoli in 1997 and the first player to win a debut tour- level title at a Slam since Gustavo Kuerten in Paris that same year. An additional motivation for the Romanian woman was the fact that in case of victory she would become the new first racket of the world. "Of course it's going to be a great thing if I can win".

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:44

Honestly I can't believe it. For me, on the second run in Q3 I tried to go faster, I went too deep into the hairpin so I could have got a bit more out of it. "I always said that it's not that situation in the team", said Arrivabene. "Lewis had a mega lap today". Despite Verstappen's impressive pace, Red Bull will remain cautious as Ferrari and Mercedes tend to make a step forward in power unit performance during qualifying, while Daniel Ricciardo is also on the back foot after power unit ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:38

The defender will become the club's first signing of the summer as Mourinho aims to turn United into Premier League champions next season. The Portuguese is again closing in on the Sweden worldwide, though, with Lindelof set to add to United's defensive options next term.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:23

Halep rescued three break points at the start of the second and things began to unravel for Ostapenko as she sent a forehand wide to fall further behind. But the more experienced Romanian was quick to respond once more, breaking to love as Ostapenko failed to consolidate the break for a second time. Ostapenko was then unable to hold her serve, finishing the set with a tally of 14 winners and 23 unforced errors.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:09

James finished with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to move past Magic Johnson, while Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 40 points. James jumped Michael Jordan (1,176) on the Finals scoring list, and hopped over His Airness (1,463) for the most made free throws in the postseason.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:19

The Warriors are in a place where they could sweep the Cleveland Cavaliers , a team that includes LeBron James , in four games in the NBA Finals thanks to a lineup that will go down as one of the best ever constructed. Golden State were bidding for a ideal run of 16 wins from 16 in the play-offs - a feat never achieved before. " They brought a lot of force and we weren't ready for it", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:39

This is only the eighth major of her career. Ostapenko, who had the Parisian crowd roaring her on, reeled off the last five games to claim the title and become the youngest female first-time grand slam champion since Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova won the 2004 U.S.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:16

Durant, along with Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green form the NBA's most unsafe core. "And they're coming together at the right time ". "I personally feel like this team can". "It causes too much stress, man". I believe if LeBron still felt his current team was capable of beating the Warriors in this year's Finals, especially at this point, we would have heard it in this latest press conference.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:25

Australia , whose two previous games against New Zealand and Bangladesh were rained off, scored 277-9 from 50 overs - with Mark Wood and Adil Rashid taking four wickets apiece - and had reduced England to 35-3 in response. By then, he had hit eight fours and five sixes from 81 balls, and Stokes ploughed on to his hundred and a new career-best with a back-foot force off Zampa for his 13th four to add to two maximums from 108.

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:44

We understand that, but we just felt that we have gotten better each game. But it's one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:16

Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky and Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko advanced to the women's singles semi-finals in the French Open tennis championships. The 31-year-old Nadal, who retired last year before his third-round match with a wrist injury, is the only man with nine trophies from one Grand Slam tournament.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:57

Typically, coach Peter Laviolette isn't saying whether defenceman Ryan Ellis will be ready for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. "We've got to get one more win now", Schultz said . "Nothing's done yet and we've got a lot of work ahead of ourselves". Crosby put on a dominant performance from his first shift, aside from a scuffle with Predators defenseman P.K.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:35

The reports claim that Morata , who has agreed to a transfer fee of £64million, is touching down in Manchester on Monday, to undergo his medical. 'The player will take a clear and definitive decision in the coming days'. Besides, Milan won't play the Champions League, so Morata won't be able to win again the European trophy next season. However, the Old Trafford outfit suffered a major blow in their pursuit of Morata recently, after he admitted it would be "crazy to leave Real Madrid ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 02:08

All crew members were reported safe following the capsize, which sent three men into the water. Japan and Sweden are competing in the other semi-final. "Already the work is starting on the next campaign. and we will be that much stronger next time ", he vowed. Ainslie, one of the world's most accomplished sailors, said he would be back for the next America's Cup .

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:36

Next season United's fans will sing the Herman's Hermits song that they have turned into an ode to Mourinho with even greater conviction. Maybe. But we just came to do our job. Midfielders: Pablo hernández (Celta), Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan (all - " Manchester United "), Youri tielemans (Anderlecht), Corentin Tolisso (Lyon) and Amin Younes (" Ajax ").

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:18

Pinpointing Wenger's decision to switch to a three-man defence late in the season as the key to Arsenal's FA Cup glory, Ramsey said: "Of course I want him to stay at club". An embarrassing 10-2 drubbing by Bayern Munich in the first knockout round of this season's Champions League prompted renewed calls for the 67-yearold Frenchman to retire.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:41

Despite three decades in the sport, the skipper of Great Britain's Land Rover BAR was equally as shocked as onlooking fans when Emirates Team New Zealand capsized in spectacular fashion. The force of the water as the bows dug deep into the Great Sound ripped most of the aerodynamic fairings from the boat. While the structure of their boat was said to have been sound, there were rumours that they had to build a new wing made up of part of the wing they had damaged earlier in the day and ...

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:38

Steph Curry denies that he engaged in a disrespectful act in celebration of Kevin Durant's 3-pointer that put Golden State in front for good in the final minute of Game 3 Wednesday night. Nearby Curry , in "celebration", made a decision to pause to take an air-dump on the court before heading to the other end". "Just having fun I guess".

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:31

The 86 points were the most in a half in NBA Finals history. The home team was dominating on both ends of the court, forcing the Warriors into bad shots, and hustling for second chances on the offensive end. Game 4 of the NBA Finals was great fun . "Then go on to the next game", Jefferson said, "and then go on to the next game and see what happens".

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:59

Former Southampton and Everton striker James Beattie, who worked with Monk at Leeds , is expected to be part of his coaching staff again at Middlesbrough . Stam is on a four-man shortlist drawn up by Radrizzani. Recent reports have claimed a number of clubs are considering making a move for the ex-centre-back with Leeds United , who are without a boss after the resignation of Garry Monk , showing a keen interest.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:00

It's now a marathon with a bonus. A year ago, the Furniture Row Racing driver lead a NASCAR-record 392 laps of a possible 400. He has scuffled at the onset of the 2017 year, but earned the 255th top 10 finish of his career on Sunday night. So, Austin Dillon ended up as the surprise victor on Sunday in NASCAR . At the end of the race, I really didn't know what it needed to make it better.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:49

McCullers won four consecutive starts before not factoring in the decision against Texas in his last turn, as he struck out eight in 4 1/3 innings but yielded four runs - three earned - and six hits. The Houston Astros have split their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Denard Span added an RBI double in the 10th off Brewers reliever Jacob Barnes (1-1), who gave up five hits and four runs without retiring a batter.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:10

Pulisic is on fire ahead of Mexico clash. "But we really want some revenge on them from when they got us earlier this year". Pulisic made his worldwide debut 15 months ago and has seven goals and five assists in 15 appearances, including four goals and three assists in his past four contests.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:04

Huddersfield's Michael Hefele and Reading's Liam Moore then missed in the shoot-out, before the decisive moment saw Goalkeeper Danny Ward save from Jordan Obita , allowing Christopher Schindler to hit the winning spot-kick and spark delirious celebrations.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:21

His group with 2015 champion Spieth and 2014 victor Kaymer is one of the most intriguing flights. "Even seeing certain holes, if you just watched major championships in the past, can help you". The final round was complicated by Johnson's golf ball moving on the fifth green, and the USGA telling him on the 12th tee that he may - or may not - be penalized.

by | June 10, 2017 | 23:53

EA offered up another look at Madden 18 during its EA Play 2017 press conference. "These Madden NFL visuals are just a taste of what can be accomplished combining Frostbite with Project Scorpio", Frostbite is the Electronic Arts game engine debuting in Madden this year.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:18

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given England the lead in the 70th minute after some poor Scotland defending, but Griffiths picked the ideal moment to break his worldwide duck in his 13th cap. Tierney headed his long-range chip off the line but Robertson's slip allowed Marcus Rashford a good chance. Gordon made two more saves before half-time, pushing efforts from Lallana and surprise starter Jake Livermore off target.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:15

Cleveland's J.R. Smith sank a 3-pointer to give the Cavaliers a 113-107 lead, but the Warriors scored 11 points in the final 2:20 for the fightback triumph. They are one win away, of course. We can't get inside Durant's head, but we do know the answer to that last question: Nobody. "We understand what's at stake, our whole entire season", Kyrie Irving said.

by | June 11, 2017 | 01:16

The Swedish striker was only at Old Trafford for one season, scoring 24 goals , and had an option for a second year, but had his season cut short by a devastating knee injury. The Swede will formally become a free agent at the end of the month after the Premier League confirmed his name on the "Released" list submitted. It is said Morata feels both himself and Bale can find happiness at United, free from the burden of playing in front of the world's most expectant supporters.

by | June 11, 2017 | 00:24

Although Ostapenko's next game was sloppy, allowing Halep to break back, she won the final two games with some relentless hitting, including four clean winners in the final game, to take the final to a deciding set. "At some point I was like a spectator on court", Halep said. "I'm so happy, I have no words". Had Halep been fully fit, she would've been most people's favourite but for her to make such a swift recovery has been remarkable.