by | June 14, 2017 | 09:55

The Lions beat a provincial Otago side 30-19 the last time they toured New Zealand in 2005 and Highlanders assistant coach Scott McLeod is anticipating another big occasion at the compact yet noisy Forsyth Barr Stadium. But the Lions rallied and led 22-13 when captain Sam Warburton capped a strong comeback from injury with a try in 53rd minute, wading through tackles from a ruck 10 metres out.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:40

When is Murray vs Del Potro and where can I watch it? "I played some good matches at the beginning of the year, but definitely in the clay-court season, the second or third sets were the best I have played, for sure", he said. "I will try to prepare and to do my best". Murray faced the Argentine in last summer's Olympic final in Rio, with the tie on that magical occasion going to four sets before the Brit eventually clinched gold to retain his title.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:11

Asked whether he will try to secure those prisoners' release, Rodman said that doing so was "not my goal right now". He was detained when as tour group prepared to leave North Korea, charged with engaging in allegedly anti-state activity.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:31

Olivier Giroud has scored seven goals in his last five starts on home soil for France . This time the resulting corner was claimed by Lloris and the France skipper quickly launched a counter-attack which ended with Dembele slicing an effort well wide after creating space for himself to shoot.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:50

Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. Nadal was given a time violation warning at the start of the second, but Wawrinka could not halt his charge as the Spaniard bounded into a 3-0 lead in the second. Top title winners in Open Era: Federer (18), Nadal (15), Sampras (14), Novak Djokovic (12), Roy Emerson (12), Borg and Rod Laver (11). In six matches so far in Paris , he has not dropped a set and lost only 29 games.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:48

Fox then downplayed if the general public has not fully appreciated certain parts of his game. The 6-foot-3, 187-pound Fox said he has since devoted most of his training toward bulking up and improving his shooting accuracy. While Lonzo is considered a top-two talent in the upcoming NBA Draft on June 22, the Lakers, whom Ball has expressed interest in playing for, haven't committed to him at No.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:28

He played both shortstop and outfield as a high schooler, but the Twins announced him as a shortstop during the draft. Was standout on USA Baseball's gold medal-winning Under-18 team at Pan American Championships a year ago. "He loves him. He says he's a great kid, a hard worker and the kind of person we want in our system". There was speculation that the Twins would take a college standout like dual threat Brendan McKay of Louisville or pitcher Kyle Wright of Vanderbilt.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:39

In an explosive Senate intelligence hearing last week , Comey testified that - based on Trump's statements - he believes he was sacked because of the investigation into Russian election meddling and potential collusion with the Trump campaign .

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:22

Police noted the pro athlete was "cooperative as much as possible, very droopy, extremely sleepy, hard to keeps eyes open, [and] hard to walk". "I don't know what's going to happen (now)", Nicklaus said. When asked if he understood officer's instructions to recite the alphabet, Woods allegedly replied, "Yes, recite the entire national anthem backwards".

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:23

Steph Curry , left, and Kevin Durant at Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland , Ohio, USA. LeBron James and the Cavs are in it to win championships, not simply compete for them. But until the Cavs did it past year, no team had ever rallied from a 3-1 deficit to win the Finals. "He lives for those moments", Andre Iguodala said of Durant.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:33

Ronaldo is the latest high-profile soccer player to run afoul of Spain's tax man. Ronaldo is yet to make a public statement but denied allegations of massive tax fraud in December, after leaked documents suggested that he used offshore accounts to avoid paying taxes.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:53

So, will Sullivan give next season's Pittsburgh team the same spiel and use the possibility of a three-peat as motivation? "I think that we showed that this is a destination for hockey fans, although, I think you're going to have a hard time getting a seat because we fill it ourselves", Megan Barry, the Mayor of Nashville, said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:38

In addition to increasing gender equity to 48.8 per cent, including the introduction of several mixed gender events, and bringing the total number of athletes closer to the goal of 10,500, the IOC Executive Board has also confirmed the introduction of "three-on-three" basketball which should make the Games more attractive to youth and offers this as an "urban" sport innovation.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:41

Tapwrit returned $12.60, $6.50 and $5 for trainer Todd Pletcher , who won two legs of the Triple Crown following his victory with Always Dreaming in the Derby. The field was cut to 11 when Epicharis , a 4-1 favorite was scratched from the race earlier Saturday after a veterinarian exam revealed continued inflammation in the colt's right front hoof.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:58

After the Celtics at No. 1, the Lakers , Philadelphia 76ers , Phoenix Suns hold the next three picks in next week's draft. Every draft projection seemingly has Fultz going first to Boston and Ball second to the Lakers . "I was kind of in my comfort zone back then", Jackson said. In any case, it's a unusual turn of events for any player to turn down a shot to workout for the team selecting No.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:26

In 2012, the Blue Jays signed another Clemens, Koby, who spent most of the year in Las Vegas. The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Pop, a Brampton, Ont., native pitching at the University of Kentucky, with their seventh-round selection, while the Los Angeles Angels used their 10th-round selection on Toronto's Procopio, a right-handed pitcher out of Niagara University.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:59

The Penguins , looking to repeat as Cup champion, and the Predators , in the Cup Final for the first time, are tied at two games apiece with the home team winning each time. Subban. The Penguins were clearly fired up in front of the home crowd. Crosby set the tone on the first shift when he broke into the clear in the opening minute and rattled a shot off the post as he was being pulled to the ice by Predators' defenceman Ryan Ellis .

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:09

Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews was left to rue his team's dropped catches as Pakistan squeezed into the tournament's last four. The victor of Monday's clash will qualify for the semi-finals but both teams -Sri Lanka and Pakistan are beaming with confidence following their shock wins against India and South Africa respectively.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:10

Additionally, last night's Game 5 was the most-streamed NBA Finals Game 5 ever and the second-most streamed NBA game ever. Consider this: Warriors guard and two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry averaged 26.8 points, 9.4 assists and 8 boards during the Finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:34

Zack Wheeler imploded on the mound, allowing seven runs in the second inning. The Cubs have lost five of their last six games. Jon Lester (4-4) earned his 150th win and matched a season high with 10 strikeouts. Wheeler briefly righted himself and struck out Ian Happ, Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward to end the inning. Will this last? Can the Cubs find the magic from a year ago, getting the consistent hitting and starting pitching that won them a World Series? Maddon didn't say ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:21

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. Durant , the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors , who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:31

Andre Iguodala has scored 13 of Golden State's 28 bench points to help the Warriors to a 98-93 lead heading into the final quarter. To win his first National Basketball Association title, Durant had to overcome Cavaliers forward LeBron James , whose former Miami Heat team defeated Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 Finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:28

He also produced what will likely go down as the signature moment of the Finals when he hit a three-pointer over LeBron James with 45 seconds left in Game Three that gave the Warriors the lead for good and all but sealed the Cavaliers' fate.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:28

He hit 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. "It's kind of insane to think about the conversations we had this summer and going into the year about how we can both mesh and do what we do and be the players that we are and (to) see it come to life in this series, it was unbelievable".

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:19

His lie was so bad that when play resumed he could not even scythe a wedge back to the fairway. "So for me to be around them I think helped me kind of get to this point". He has gone 14 months without finishing in the top 10 at a PGA Tour event with a full field. "Today was pretty pathetic on all accounts, so have to play better tomorrow", he said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:00

If Los Angeles doesn't make the kids dream come true, there are other options. This past Thursday, Jackson met with and played in front of the Los Angeles Lakers, who will pick No. At almost seven feet tall, the gifted Isaac has the potential to be a menacing matchup at the next level. "I know he helped me a lot on the court and off the court when I wasn't having the best games and stuff like that".

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:32

We can go there and get a result that is what can happen. June 11, 2017 at 21:45, will be another match in the selection for the World Cup in Russian Federation, where at the stadium "Raiko Mitich" the national team of Serbia will play against the national team of Wales .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:46

Open champion Jack Nicklaus . "If we can't hit it in that avenue, you may as well pack your bags and go home". FILE - In this May 17, 2017, file photo, a lone oak tree stands between the 15th and 16th holes during the U.S. It also had one hole where spectators couldn't watch and others where they needed binoculars. Stricker said his hard-working path to the U.S. Open , where he will seek his maiden major title, reflects the values of Wisconsin people in general and that he is happy ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:16

The Penguins became the NHL's first repeat champions in 19 years on Sunday when they posted a 2-0 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final . Penguins coach Mike Sullivan , addressing his squad before the season, asked "why not" in terms of winning a second straight Cup. The Ottawa Senators extended the Pens to double overtime in the seventh game in the Eastern Conference Final, and Crosby and Co.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:07

That alleged incident eventually led to sexual assault charges against Donnie Corley , Josh King and Demetric Vance , filed this week by the Ingham County Prosecutor. Robertson was dismissed from the program on April 21. The allegations at Michigan State have come after football programs at Baylor and Minnesota have been rocked by sexual assault allegations.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:53

Victory in this match would see England into the semi-finals, with New Zealand looking to kickstart their campaign in a 50-over tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides after a rain-induced no result in their opening clash with Australia .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:58

The company's statement quoted Rodman as saying that "the folks at PotCoin . realized the importance of this trip and made it all possible for me". Having bonded with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un over a mutual love of basketball, the former Pistons star has visited North Korea multiple times in recent years.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:33

The Warriors won their second title in the past three seasons with a five-game victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and are an overwhelming favorite at -200, according to Westgate SuperBook. 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 | 06:08

Rafael Nadal does not know if he will be capable of winning an 11th French Open title but the Spaniard will do everything he can to challenge again at Roland Garros next year. "Like Murray, Djokovic, [Kei] Nishikori, [Milos] Raonic, [Alexander] Zverev, [Nick] Kyrgios, Stan [Wawrinka]". "I was trying to find solution", Wawrinka said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:07

The pendulum swung back towards Mladenovic as she began the final set with a break and, despite her unwelcome penchant for a double fault - she racked up 16 over the course of the match - the 2016 women's doubles champion survived three break points to hold in the next.