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by | May 19, 2017 | 05:44

I really enjoy these tournaments. The 59th-ranked Coric became the first lucky loser to reach the quarterfinals in Madrid . The first set went to a tie break in which Nadal always looked to be on top, but it was not until the fifth time of asking that he was able to win the decisive point.

by | May 19, 2017 | 04:54

The result means that Spurs have confirmed a second-place Premier League finish and are unbeaten at home this season. The Lilywhites have gone the entire season at home unscathed and will hope to sign off in front of their own fans on a good note.

by | May 19, 2017 | 06:01

Vettel had to take on both Mercedes drivers in Spain on Sunday, Valtteri Bottas for the lead and Lewis Hamilton for the victory. But Bottas did have an impact on the race, slowing Vettel down as he tried to pass the Finn, allowing Hamilton to make up time on the Ferrari.

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:28

If we make 75 points, we can only be beaten by one point. City look nearly certain to achieve the bare minimum of a top-four place and could only finish below Arsenal if they lost at Watford , Arsenal won and there was a five-goal swing, with Wenger's side scoring more than City on the day.

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:58

Fernando Alonso wants McLaren to win Formula One races by September and October if he is to consider staying at the team in 2018. "The cars in front were making contact and I took a risk", said Alonso of his first-corner move. Alonso, who has half his $40m (£31.1m) salary paid by Honda, has had engine issues in three of four races. As a result, Alonso decided the best way to prove his talent as a racer, not just a Grand Prix driver, was to begin his quest for the triple crown.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:52

World No 58 Evans had chances to break at 4-1 down in the first set and recover from a hard start. But the Spaniard's defense only elevated as he climbed his way back into the set, evening the first set at 3-3. "I know that I am playing well". "I'm very happy about how things are going". Given Nadal's resurgence, it would need an immediate rebound from the Serb to start winning silverware right away.

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:12

They were also knocked out of the FA Cup in the semi-finals and the Champions League in the last 16. Romelu Lukaku, the current leader in the Premier League's Golden Boot race, and Alexis Sanchez, who became the first EPL player to reach double figures in both goals and assists this season, are the other two candidates up for the player award.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:49

After a herculean effort, Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge crossed the finish line at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy with a finish time of 2:00:25. Nike planned the record attempt for three years, including making shoes that include a stiff carbon fibre plate created to "propel" runners forward, which it said would make runners 4 per cent more efficient.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:58

Arsenal ensured that the race for the top four will go down to the wire with a 2-0 win over relegated Sunderland in their English Premier League clash at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday. "When you have a player like this in your team, to show the way we want to grow together, it is important and I think he has a lot of players behind him to keep him".

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:01

Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen watches as fans celebrate following the Predators' win over the St. Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017 , in Nashville, Tenn . "I thought those could have gone either way". Yeo was upset about the call and said he didn't get an explanation. We all know that we have what it takes and everything is in our hands.

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:29

Victories over Manchester United and Southampton with the past week have lifted the Gunners to within three points of fourth-placed Manchester City, and they are 4/6 (1.67 ) favourites with Betfair Sportsbook to maintain the pressure by coming out on top yet again here.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:26

The champion then went on to criticize former women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey for the handling of her two most recent losses. "You got your ass beat, grow the (expletive) up". After finally emerging and even admitting that she was suicidal following the defeat, Rousey returned to the octagon after over a year, looking to regain her belt.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:45

The NFL's response comes after Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, expressed concern about her husband's health in an interview with " CBS This Morning " that aired today. Patriots Radio Network analyst Scott Zolak, appearing on Thursday's PFT Live , explained that he saw only one hit on Brady that may have resulted in a concussion.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:19

Goalie Pekka Rinne stopped 19 shots for Nashville . I'm not going to say they didn't. Josi ended that drought with his wrister from the right circle off an assist from Viktor Arvidsson . Anaheim's Corey Perry opened the scoring with 15:35 played in the second period. While the nature of Josi's goal was fortuitous, it was a deserved win for the Predators, who outshot the Ducks 40-20.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:46

However, even if they pick up maximum points from their final two games - they play Everton at the Emirates on the last day - Arsenal will miss out on the top four if Liverpool beat Middlesbrough at home on Sunday and Man City take four points from their two matches with West Brom and Watford.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:44

World No. 59 Coric, who won his first ATP title earlier this year in the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech, took the second break point to serve out for the match , sending last year's finalist and two-time Madrid victor Murray packing. Djokovic is also looking to get back to his best after months of struggling for from and a win over Nadal could go a long way in building his confidence going into the second Grand Slam of the year in Roland Garros at the end of the month.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:46

Sanchez was only passed fit to play hours before kick-off and, having reached 23 goals for the campaign, Wenger was full of praise for the man whose own future remains uncertain, with his contract at Arsenal expiring in the summer of 2018.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:51

Fox averaged 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game during his lone season at Kentucky and helped the Wildcats reach the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. DraftExpress has him slotted in the top five , while his physical tools and underlying upside convinced Sports Illustrated's Jeremy Woo to slot him third .

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:28

There was no indication coming into The Players that Kim would be a factor. Kim finished tied for 20th at the 2012 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament at PGA West in Palm Springs at age 17 years, five months, six days, making him the youngest player to graduate from qualifying school.

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:39

It was the last Spurs match. It is the last Spurs match at the old stadium, a new stadium is being built on the site. Coutinho stole the spotlight again in the second half with a superb solo strike and a cool finish to put Jurgen Klopps side three goals ahead before Divock Origi netted to cap the Reds swaggering display.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:46

Any time I hit them they're always special. Pillar came in leading the AL with 47 hits, one ahead of New York's Starlin Castro. Manager John Gibbons hadn't seen the blood himself but suggested that they may have been from hemorrhoids, before adding "Is he too young for that?" To cap off his night, in the seventh, Smoak even put his power-hitter hat back on with an 409-foot bomb to centre off Sam Gaviglio.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:53

Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway was cited for marijuana possession Saturday, the Tampa Bay Times reported, citing Alachua County, Florida court records. During the hearing, Callaway told the committee members he was high on marijuana at the time of the alleged assault and that he "so stoned I had no interest in having sex with anyone".

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:47

Despite being labelled title contenders at certain stages this season, Wenger conceded that away defeats against Everton and Manchester City were turning points in Arsenal's campaign. "We didn't play well on Saturday, we know that but I think you can see Sunderland had a go, tried to score at times but we were outclassed by a better football team".

by | May 19, 2017 | 02:06

Casey Wasserman , chairman of the LA2024 campaign, hosted 70 members of the International Olympic Committee at his home on Wednesday night (10May17) in an effort to convince them Los Angeles is the ideal choice to take on the future sporting event.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:17

Ronaldo opened the scoring with a stellar left-footed strike from 18 yards out, and he went to his left boot again in the 48th minute to extend Madrid's lead. The journalists asked Zidane if the players are enjoying the game: " It's very important to have have fun ". Zinedine Zidane fielded his strongest team for the re-arranged match , originally scheduled for February but postponed due to storm damage at the Balaidos .

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:16

The Suns will pick fourth in the NBA Draft for the fifth time in team history. "I don't think Boston fans need any more pumping up", James said Wednesday morning at the Cavs" shootaround ahead of Game 1 on Wednesday night. But going back to the financial issue, whether he'd enjoy being in that lineup or not is largely irrelevant as there's nearly no way Boston could afford to make it happen.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:07

LeBron went for 23 points, five boards, and four assists while playing lockdown defense. He was the best player on the court to such a comical degree, and watching him and the Cavs roll through the weak-ass Celtics was like watching an older sibling pull the "Stop hitting yourself!" routine.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:18

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives against Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder (99), Kelly Olynyk (41) and centre Al Horford (42). Kevin Love had a career playoff high 32 as the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers opened their Eastern Conference final series with a blowout win.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:22

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley launches a three point shot during the first quarter of Game 7 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Boston . Celtics center Kelly Olynyk, here celebrating a basket with guard Isaiah Thomas, scored 26 points off the bench for Boston , which got 48 points from its reserves.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:21

His speed in transition allows him to get to the basket at will, but Fultz can also beat you from the perimeter with his deadly outside stroke, as he made 42 percent of his pull-up jumpers last season at Washington. Now we know. The Boston Celtics will have the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA Draft. Thomas is 28 and becomes a free agent after next season.

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:11

Astros 12, Marlins 2 • Unbeaten ace Dallas Keuchel became the first seven-game victor in the majors despite pitching only five innings, his shortest outing this season, and Houston won at Miami. "If you start staring at the batting averages and the names on the back of the jerseys, it can be a little overwhelming", Cole said. Gerrit Cole hasn't received much run support from the Pittsburgh Pirates' offense this season.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:07

All the while, Cleveland will be watching film, working on things they can do against either team, and getting some well-earned rest. "That's on upper management". The ACC crowd applauded the Raptors as they walked off the floor. Even if you're not a Toronto Raptors fan, there's reason to miss the 6-foot-9 defensive warrior that gave the city of Toronto , and the National Basketball Association, some sense of hope for a competitive Eastern Conference.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:45

Kontaveit, by contrast, is enjoying a period of scintillating form which has seen her rise to No 68 in the rankings on her breakout 2017 season and raced through 6-4 6-0. "My legs are always important for my game, but I'm really not feeling so good on clay". The top seed gave an honest assessment after her latest setback with the French Open fast approaching.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:18

Alexis Sanchez sank Sunderland to keep Arsenal in the hunt for Champions League qualification on Tuesday, while Manchester City all but secured a top-four place by beating West Bromwich Albion. To add to the confusion, City could also face Arsenal in a Champions League play-off for third or fourth spot, depending on how Liverpool get on against Boro.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:36

Poulter admitted afterwards that he was keen to play a number of European Tour events this summer, and he will join the likes of Rory McIlroy , Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose in a star-studded field for the first of seven Rolex Series tournaments.