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by | June 14, 2017 | 05:13

But the question remained in the third - could Ostapenko maintain the momentum with that high-risk game? Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. It's just the way I play. She had previously won her quarter-final after trailing Elina Svitolina 3-6 1-5 and Halep was the latest victim of her determination.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:32

Draymond Green showed respect for the Cavaliers, giving them credit for their championship caliber and determination throughout the season. Durant has said that his decision not to play for the D.C. "It was a proud moment for me". The X factor was Kevin Durant , who won the first championship of his illustrious career and was crowned Finals MVP, recording more than 30 points in each game of the series.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:20

But tomorrow's last-four duel also falls on the day when world number 31 Bacsinszky turns 28 while Ostapenko, ranked 47, is 20. Bacsinszky reached her second French Open semi-final in three years after defeating home favourite Kristina Mladenovic in straight sets.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:18

Tristan Vautier (18), of France, pressures Charlie Kimball (83) for the lead going into Turn 1 as Scott Dixon (9) of New Zealand and Alexander Rossi, rear, follow during an IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:23

Victor Lindelof 's transfer to Manchester United has been announced, ending months of speculation surrounding the Sweden and Benfica defender. Nevertheless, it shouldn't take away from the fact that signing Lindelof, 22, is a great bit of business, as despite still being relatively young, he has amassed great experience at club and global level.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:09

Chelsea were reportedly interested in Morata but with a deal likely struck with Everton forward Romelu Lukaku , United will not have to engage in a bidding war. The English side refused to extend Zlatan Ibrahimovic's contract, who was their leading goal scorer with 28-goals last season in all competitions, which was the club's highest.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:59

It is not known whether he is the only candidate to replace David Moyes , who resigned following the Black Cats' relegation from the Premier League. However, if McInnes does go, midfielder Ryan Christie could pull out of his proposed season-long loan switch from Parkhead to Pittodrie, which would force the Scottish champions to stump up more than the £1.3m in cash they have tabled.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:45

Junaid, who replaced Wahab Riaz and has assisted Pakistan in their last two victories, said that the team is ready for the England challenge and they will try their best to enter the final. That's what Pakistan score on a good day. The former wicketkeeper-batsman added that Pakistan should restrict their focus to the England game now.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:38

The guys in their 50s would've destroyed everybody. "I knew it was gonna be a battle". I thought we played well, got better each game. Not since the turn of the century has anyone been able to trot out two MVPs in their prime like Golden State's breathtaking tandem of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:18

Trump allies in the conservative press have increasingly argued in recent days that the president should fire special counsel Robert Mueller - and on Monday night, a friend of Trump's said on television that he'd heard (through aides) that the president was considering doing just that.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:08

Henrik Stenson is one of the funniest golfers on the PGA Tour, and his sense of humor was in full force Monday at Erin Hills ahead of this week's U.S. The storms moved in overnight and kept pounding Erin Hills through the morning, closing the course for some three hours with just two practice days remaining before the U.S.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:27

The Justice Department has responded, citing the need to follow "appropriate policies regarding contacts with the White House". Sessions recused himself on March 2 after reports emerged that he had twice met with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, during the election, contradicting his statements under oath in his Senate confirmation hearing that he did not have contacts with Russians during the campaign.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:28

A White House official said Trump had instructed Tillerson to take all appropriate measures to secure the release of Americans held in North Korea. According to The Washington Post , Warmbier's parents said he has been medically evacuated from the country in a coma .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:36

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not expected to be offered a new contract by Manchester United with the club's "retained list". The 35-year-old put in some occasionally inconsistent performances, and he missed 18 "big chances", more than any other player, according to the Premier League's official website .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:35

If Sunday was his last, Cullen did not go quietly in his 1,489th National Hockey League game. For the second year in a row, the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup with a nucleus of captain Sidney Crosby and forwards Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:07

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student arrested in January 2016 while on a trip to the North, has been released and is "en route to the United States , where he will be reunited with his family ".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:44

It was a clear traveling violation that was in fact called. Durant was named the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals on Monday after claiming an elusive NBA championship over the Cleveland Cavaliers . It was Smith's best game of the season by far. It was the type of showing that will lead to plenty of offseason speculation about his future. He knocked down a 17-foot fadeaway over James early in the fourth quarter, then assisted on a 3-pointer by Andre Iguodala the next time down as ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:30

Durant has 39 points and has seemingly hit a shot every time the Cavaliers have threatened, leading the Warriors to a 118-106 lead in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 5:01 to play. On the other side of the ledger James spent much of Game 5 as the only real threat particularly with his wingman Kyrie Irving spending much of the night hobbled with back pain that seemed to make just running a chore.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:45

Back-to-back Stanley Cups in the salary cap era is an outstanding achievement. "I think this one was harder than a year ago", Rutherford said. So which is it? However, even when Crosby and Malkin are not at their best, the supporting cast is excellent.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:34

Rafael Nadal dominated the tournament and was at his ruthless best in the final, demolishing Stan Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1. He boasts of a phenomenal 79-2 record in the French Open , which demands tennis of the highest intensity as the slow surface precludes a more attacking game such as seen in Wimbledon .

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:21

He knocked down a 17-foot fadeaway over James early in the fourth quarter, then assisted on a 3-pointer by Andre Iguodala the next time down as the Warriors pulled away. What made them great: Set an National Basketball Association record by going 40-1 at home during the last of Bird's three straight MVP seasons. Some games where Steph is going to go off and hit 13 threes or Klay might hit 60 or Draymond might get a triple-double with no points.

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:54

The Golden State Warriors' 2017 championship parade is set to begin at 10 a.m. local time in the Bay Area on Thursday. In April, many Patriots players, including Trump supporter Tom Brady, skipped the team's White House visit. To be a great leader, there have to be some qualities in there. Can you endure Donald Trump's most EMBARASSING tweets? "The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a visit to the White House and, if invited, we would go as a team", David Morehouse said ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:30

Along with Roger Federer , to whom he lost in the Australian Open this year, Nadal represents the older generation - gracious on court and still capable of beating the world's best . This is published unedited from the ANI feed . "There have been magical things that happened in this tournament for me". Sunday was also the first time since 1969 that the Roland Garros final had featured two men over 30.

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:57

Hart appeared at fault for both of Scotland's goals. Stoke City's Jack Butland will play the second half, as Southgate reiterated that it was always his plan to give someone else a chance in England's final run-out of the season, having named four goalkeepers in his squad.

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:44

The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association champion. Durant has 39 points and has seemingly hit a shot every time the Cavaliers have threatened, leading the Warriors to a 118-106 lead in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 5:01 to play.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:57

Thanks to the added services of Kevin Durant over Harrison Barnes , Golden State simply has too much fire power for the Cavs to handle. The Cavs came out aggressive in a must-win game against the Warriors to stay alive. "People can talk about it in historical context, but you just get it done, win the series and let everybody else talk". Andre Iguodala also recently hinted that he, Stephen Curry and Durant will all be back on the team next season even though they each have the option ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:01

Durant and Curry combined for 38 points, one fewer than Durant himself would score in the clinching game of the NBA Finals. "It's just not my time". James shook his head over injuries that kept the team from hitting full stride until just before the playoffs. "But we prevailed, we're champions and it's wonderful doing it on our home floor".

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:11

Kevin Durant accomplished exactly what he set out to do and proved to be the best player on the best team. DiClemente lowered his third-quarter earnings estimate for Disney to $1.55 a share from $1.62 and wrote he expects NBA-related advertising revenue to fall 20% to 25%, or about $130 million, from a year ago.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:45

LeBron, who is 3-5 in NBA Finals, called the Warriors "a worth opponent" and the best team in the NBA for the past three years. Durant joined the Warriors as a free agent after they failed in the Finals against Cleveland previous year, becoming the first team ever to blow a 3-1 Finals lead.

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:55

Being put in to bat first, South Africa got off to a fantastic start as Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock amassed a 76-run partnership before Amla was caught behind off the bowling of Ravichandran Ashwin for 35. India's performance yesterday was even more commendable given that it came after a demoralising loss to Sri Lanka in their second game. Pandya struck to snare of the wicket of Du Plessis (36) before Chris Morris (four) top-edged Jasprit Bumrah to Bhuvneshwar Kumar .

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:13

Arsenal reportedly sold 45 000 season tickets, followed up by Manchester City in fourth and Everton in fifth, while Tottenham Hotspur followed them in sixth place. He will hope for more chances with parent club Newcastle next season, who have been promoted back to the Premier League. At least half of the 380 games a year will be shown live, up from the current 168, with one proposal being for more than 200 to be televised.

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:23

In October, Martin O'Neill's side are at home to bottom-side Moldova on October 6th, before travelling across the Irish Sea to play Wales in Cardiff three days later. The signs were ominous for Wales when Aleksandar Kolarov curled a free-kick inches wide but Vokes nearly snatched a second with his head moments later.

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:11

Last year, England has thrashed Pakistan 4-1 in an ODI series at home and host will look to repeat this in this match. "So we must play more positively against them", he said. Mathews's side paid for overthrows, misfields and a couple of missed catches; Sarfraz the batsman and Malinga the bowler on both occasions. At one point, Sri Lanka had their rivals on the mat at 162/7 but had poor fielding and dropped chances to blame for their loss.

by | June 14, 2017 | 02:30

He said he shook off the devastating loss in last year's finals. Finally, there may be a team that can outlast him. The NBA Finals MVP is, again, expected to opt out of the 1-and-1 deal he signed last offseason. And the Cavaliers' defense stumbled, leaving the Warriors with several painfully easy shots. But while the victory was enough to please Warriors fans, those that bet on Golden State to cover the spread in Game 5 left the game with an absolutely brutal taste in their ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 03:17

And like I said, I just try to do everything to just try to help this team win and more. "I had a letdown previous year", Green said. "The way that he embraced the opportunity in the Finals, it was unbelievable", Curry said. The Warriors also did much of this without their head coach on the sideline for an extended period of this postseason. "He's had an fantastic career, but he just took it to the next level", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said of Durant.