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by | May 29, 2018 | 12:39

But then gifted Real Madrid their third goal with another blunder, after he let Gareth Bale's shot from distance slip through his hands. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp acknowledged in the wake of Saturday's defeat in Kiev that it was a "serious injury", with the club fearful he had dislocated his shoulder, which would likely rule him out of the World Cup finals.

by | May 29, 2018 | 13:29

Cavaliers in 4th straight NBA FinalsCurry, who finished with 27 points, scored 14 of Golden State's 33 points in the third quarter as Houston's shooting didn't just go cold, it froze. The Rockets , minus Paul, simply didn't have the firepower to keep up with Golden State's superstars. The Warriors looked nervous from the outset, with a string of early mistakes that included two turnovers.

by | May 29, 2018 | 11:56

It was his first goal for Italy since the 2014 World Cup group stage, when he scored the victor against England on June 14, 2014. Balotelli's goal came in his first appearance for the national side since the 2014 World Cup, with new Italy boss Roberto Mancini , who managed the striker at both Inter Milan and Manchester City, bringing the Nice man back into the worldwide fold.

by | May 29, 2018 | 10:55

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni meanwhile attempted to put a fearless face on a loss which came after his team had battled into a 3-2 lead earlier in the series. Harden, Paul and D'Antoni quickly formed a close bond through their respective past playoff disappointments - and the opportunity to banish their postseason demons and rewrite their legacies together.

by | May 29, 2018 | 10:39

The Capitals needed almost six minutes to get their first shot on net, and they were held to just a single shot on net for over 13 minutes to start the game. The crowd in Vegas was roaring, and the Golden Knights responded to the vivacity with the first goal of the game. The atmosphere was imposing, but it didn't deter Washington early on.

by | May 29, 2018 | 08:33

I don't know. I don't think so. There's a lot of factors that go into it. "I want him here all the time", Jackson continued. The atmosphere that the city just gives off to you is remarkable. The 24-year-old has been an integral player for the Celtics since being drafted in 2014, averaging 28.7 minutes per game so far in his career. Aside from that, the Celtics look to have firmly established themselves as one of the top teams in the East for next several years to come.

by | May 29, 2018 | 08:00

With a win, they would become the first expansion team in any of the four major US sports leagues - the MLB, NFL, NBA and NHL - to win a title in their first season. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, a three-time Cup victor with Pittsburgh, has been the Golden Knights' MVP. For game one tonight, Las Vegas is -130 on the money line.

by | May 29, 2018 | 07:01

And Lovren acknowledged the loss of their talisman - who scored 44 goals this season - was a hammer blow. He first had an attempted throw diverted back into the net by Karim Benzema's outstretched boot and later allowed a speculative Bale effort to burst through his hands.

by | May 29, 2018 | 04:07

Papastathopoulos has been a key player for the German giants since signing from Werder Bremen five years ago but he's set to leave as he has just one year left on his contract and has made it clear he won't sign an extension. And now reports claim the Gunners could be willing to splash well over £100m in this transfer window to give Emery the team that he needs to challenge.

by | May 29, 2018 | 03:31

Fabinho's agent, Jorge Mendes, travelled to... In terms of defensive contributions, no teammate won more tackles per game than Fabinho (3.4) in the French top flight this season as Monaco finished second. "It is something that I have always wanted". In 2017, he won the Ligue 1 title with Monaco . "It is a great club, the facilities at the club are exceptional", he said.

by | May 29, 2018 | 02:45

Stephen Curry scored 29 points and was the emotional heart of the team's comeback from a 17-point deficit in the first quarter, but it was a true team effort. That just means James Harden will have to heighten his game to a level he's never reached especially on a stage like this. Missing Game 7 against the Warriors is the worst scenario in the world to him.

by | May 29, 2018 | 02:48

While Fekir is still talking about the prospect of leaving Champions League-bound Lyon , he has said that any transfer to Liverpool is no formality and that there are still several clubs in the running for his signature. "There have been no discussions either with Nabil or with other clubs, so it's very premature". Liverpool have the financial means to meet Lyon's demands, but the French club believe the figure could go even higher during negotiations because of interest from other ...

by | May 29, 2018 | 02:41

Asked if Argentina could win the World Cup , Messi swerved between hope and realism. We're working well, we have players with ability and experience, but we have to take things slowly. "I met Cesc's parents and at the time we were interested in Messi and Pique as well", Wenger told Arsenal's official website. "But we do not have to throw the message of "we are going to be the world champion because we are the best", because the reality is that it is not like that".

by | May 28, 2018 | 23:44

Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown says he "gave in" when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn't want officers to "pull out their guns". The responding officer Joseph Grams , who first confronted Sterling Brown , was reportedly suspended for 2 days according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

by | May 28, 2018 | 22:33

Based on the evidence of the past six weeks, it's resounding. There shouldn't be too much read into the blip in Madrid , where a strangely subdued Nadal lost to Austrian Dominic Thiem in the quarter-finals. A run to the semi-finals on clay in Rome and a Madrid quarter-final spot this spring suggests the Russian is fired up. Muguruza is also a former champion in Paris , and the Spaniard often saves her best tennis for the big occasion.

by | May 28, 2018 | 22:00

They're 7-2 in Houston this postseason with one of their losses coming in Game 1 of this series. The Cleveland Cavaliers will face either the Golden State Warriors for the fourth time or take on the Houston Rockets . They came out strong and ready to play. Golden State coach Steve Kerr is trying to figure out why his team has struggled to put together complete games in this series, but is proud that the Warriors have found ways to win despite their up and down play.

by | May 28, 2018 | 21:18

The keeper was visibly distraught at the end of the match as he went over to apologise to the travelling Liverpool fans, and yesterday afternoon he poured his heart out on social media. Karius gifted Real Madrid their opening goal, the final goal and also handed the Spanish side their 13th European title. Simon Mignolet is expected to leave Anfield this summer, so the incoming goalkeeper will take over from Karius as first choice and he will become their No.

by | May 28, 2018 | 22:12

On the June 2 friendly match against England at Wembley, the Turkey-based player expressed his delight at the opportunity to face his former Spurs teammate Harry Kane. According to the Fifa Ranking, the Super Eagles are ranked 47th in the World and have been zoned in Group D along with fifth-placed Argentina, and Iceland, now occupying the 18th spot.

by | May 28, 2018 | 19:43

Liverpool might have been one of the most prolific attacking outfits in Europe this season, but there is little to no quality beyond the fearsome front trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, especially since the departure of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona in January .

by | May 28, 2018 | 19:57

Salah himself had declared on social media on Sunday: "It was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter". The German goalkeeper made two huge errors as Real Madrid prevailed 3-1 in Kiev. The scenes are still running through my head again and again. "I think when he was on the pitch we did it well for 25 minutes but [after the injury] there was less than before".

by | May 28, 2018 | 18:42

She gave birth to daughter Alexis last September. The best chance of a French men's finalist since Leconte lost to Wilander in 1988 was when Tsonga cruised past Roger Federer in straight sets, only to be dumped out by David Ferrer in the 2013 semi-finals.

by | May 28, 2018 | 18:38

The moment rarely looked too big for the 20-year-old Tatum throughout his rookie year, and he elevated his game in the playoffs, averaging 18.2 points per contest during the postseason. "He played all 82 games in his 15th season to lead by example and to show who he is as a person, his character, more importantly". "The way he plays the game, his demeanour, where he come from, you know".

by | May 28, 2018 | 18:04

No one - including McPhee - saw this trip to the Stanley Cup Final coming. Indeed, a first-time NHL champ will be crowned next month after a Final between two teams that arrived at hockey's ultimate destination from very different directions.

by | May 28, 2018 | 18:26

If I can do more of the same over the next three days I should have a decent chance. "It was one of the best rounds of golf I've played this year, ball-striking-wise", McIlroy said. He came tied 22 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. I played a lot better today than I have done the last couple of weeks, so it's a good step in the right direction.

by | May 28, 2018 | 15:55

But we knew this was hard. "We've had to talk about that as a staff and think about what we would do differently, and we've got plans for that". One game. In addition, the talent gap is much closer than we might have thought. But we just stuck with it. I'll be honest. I'm embarrassed with how the Houston Rockets played in Game 6.

by | May 28, 2018 | 16:28

In the wake of the NFL's announcement that it has adopted a policy of fining teams and personnel who do not "stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem", dozens of protesters gathered outside the league's NY headquarters. "Do you get that Peter King?!? ". "I think that's a good thing", Dickerson told TMZ Sports when asked about the NFL's new policy . "I hope that a meeting with Mrs.

by | May 28, 2018 | 13:50

His knack for showing up in big moments has been tremendously helpful for a team that has lacked a scoring punch in recent years, and he's earned some hefty praise from a number of different National Basketball Association greats (including LeBron James ).

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:51

This was not a game Cleveland won by the force of its talent, but one the Celtics lost because of fatigue, inexperience and general ineptitude. Before the final buzzer, LeBron had won 23 straight Eastern Conference playoff series. Although the Celtics were playing on their home court, they had less pressure on them in the grand scheme of things. James will set a new personal record in Game 1 of the Finals with his 101st game of the season.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:34

It is viewed as the richest match in football , with this season's edition worth approximately £170 million to the winners. The average age of Fulham's side was just over 25 while man-for-man, Villa were five years older than their counterparts.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:26

Following the Cavaliers first three postseason games, only good things have happened when LeBron James plays over 40 minutes. The fact that Kevin Love suffered a concussion in Game 6 and therefore was held out of Game 7 made the situation even more concerning.

by | May 28, 2018 | 10:17

If someone told you before the season started that Jeff Green would be starting at power forward for the Cavs in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, you probably would have thought Cleveland was in serious trouble. But that would be Boston's last basket for more than five minutes while Cleveland went on a 15-2 run to put the game away. James has been the only consistent Cavalier this entire season.

by | May 28, 2018 | 11:32

Team doctors will re-evaluate Paul on Monday, with the decision on his availability to be determined by tipoff. Houston produced a paltry 25 points in the second half of their 115-86 setback. "We just didn't want to go out like that", Thompson said, "we wanted to force Game 7 so badly". But the Warriors closed the gap to 61-51 at halftime, then passed Houston before the end of the third quarter and pulled away early in the fourth.

by | May 28, 2018 | 09:43

When LeBron James fell to the floor in agony midway through the fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers' Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics , it was clear that he wasn't acting or flopping. "I think he might have just banged his knee, but other than that , he's fine". Tatum had a dunk over James with 6:41 left - staring down the Cavaliers star and bumping him with his chest - then followed it with a 3-pointer that gave the Celtics a 72-71 lead.

by | May 28, 2018 | 09:26

Clemson and North Carolina did not meet during the regular season or the ACC Tournament, and with top teams being seeded 1-16 this year, they would be locked into a matchup in the Supers if they advance, unlike past tournaments where fellow conference hosts weren't paired.

by | May 28, 2018 | 09:27

The Rockets host a deciding game seven of the Western Conference finals on Monday night. Just like their opening-round series against the Milwaukee Bucks , the Celtics have won three at home and lost three on the road in this series. Lue said he wasn't concerned about James' leg. Now Boston has a game plan, is playing on its home floor and has done well against Cleveland at TD Garden.