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by | May 22, 2017 | 16:42

Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation plays a shot in her women's final match against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, Jan. The announcement came 46 hours after the French Open refused to award Sharapova a wild card to Roland Garros. The tennis beauty, unfortunately, had to retire in-between her second round match against Lucic-Baroni, with a left thigh injury, while she was leading 4-6 6-3 2-1.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:49

Novak Djokovic has announced that Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open. Alexander Zverev blew Novak Djokovic away on the eve of the world number two's 30th birthday away to claim his maiden ATP Masters 1000 title with a flawless performance in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia final on Sunday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:03

I wasn't building any points really". He told atpworldtour.com: "What's important to me is to make it to another final". Nadal , 30, dispatched old foe Novak Djokovic for his first win over the Serb in three years on Saturday and has now tied him on a record 30 Masters titles.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:54

It is expected that Always Dreaming will do the same at the upcoming Preakness Stakes, as it often happens that the victor of Run for the Roses becomes the favored contender for the upcoming race at the Pimlico. About an hour later, Lookin At Lee went in 51.20 after splits of 13 and 25.80, with a gallop-out time of 1:04.80. The Derby could not have unfolded much better for the Pletcher-trained colt.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:45

Pune only needed 11 off the last over, but Johnson (3-26) dismissed Manoj Tiwary and Smith after the first ball went for four, while Jasprit Bumrah (2-26) and Lasith Malinga also played key roles as Mumbai snatched it. "This is the reason why so many in the city expected the team to reach the finals", said Vamsi Goud, a cricket enthusiast. "When three overs were left, I had confidence in the bowlers".

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:21

Sturridge helped Jurgen Klopp's men seal a top-four finish in the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Middlesbrough at Anfield on Sunday. Latest media reports have indicated that Wenger will sign a new contract whatever the result at Wembley Stadium, in the face of disillusionment with his stewardship by many Arsenal fans.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:27

United boss Mourinho reached the milestone of games in England's top flight on Sunday and his side marked the occasion by recording a 2-0 win over Palace at Old Trafford . " So, for it to come true today in front of everyone, I'm over the moon, speechless ". " It's the last game of the season and we were given a chance to impress ".

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:51

It has been an infuriatingly inconsistent season for the Old Trafford giants, with their fine form in Europe a stark contrast to their stuttering league displays. Paul Pogba superbly set up the 21-year-old's memorable 15th-minute strike and quickly added to it, firing home and pointing to the sky after missing the previous two games following his father's death.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:15

The England striker struck twice in the first 13 minutes and completed his hat-trick midway through the second period, while Dele Alli, Victor Wanyama, Ben Davies and Toby Alderweireld were all on target. He is one of the best strikers in the world. "It's hard to say who is the best, but he's one of the best sure, already". But which other Premier League hitmen scored plenty of goals this season? The seventh goal enabled them to pip champions Chelsea as the league's highest scorers with ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:03

Arsenal will be missing from the Champions League next season for the first time in 20 years after failing to squeeze into the Premier League's top four despite beating Everton 3-1 with 10 men in Sunday's finale. "That is when things will be finalised", said Wenger, whose contract expires at the end of this season. Tottenham clinched second before the final week of the season, but Spurs were determined to not repeat their limp finish from previous year.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:05

Most draft experts agree that Washinton's Markelle Fultz should be the first player taken off the board, but that could be a bit problematic for Boston . "It's a blow. Isaiah brings a lot to this team, not just with his leadership but his play". LeBron James , averaging 35 points per game in the playoffs, was limited to 11 points while missing nine of his 14 field-goal attempts.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:51

He said: "We deserve a lot of credit for title". Ronaldo was responding to questions about gestures he was alleged to have made toward Celta Vigo's players during Madrid's 4-1 victory on Wednesday, in which he was said to have suggested the home side had been incentivised by third parties to raise their game and derail the capital club's title charge.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:41

Boston Celtics Game 3 (live stream online and score here) in the 2017 NBA Playoffs resumes tonight with the Cavs leading the Eastern Conference Finals series 2-0. The Game 3 of the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics will air on TNT, which means it will be available to live stream online on TNTDrama.com as well as the broadcasting network's flagship streaming app - Watch TNT.

by | May 22, 2017 | 15:04

Umar has scored 3044 runs in 116 ODI appearances at an average of 34.59. However, he failed the fitness tests before the Champions Trophy. Umar Amin and Haris Sohail have not played ODIs for a few years. Pakistan team selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has confirmed either Haris Sohail or Umar Amin will be flown in to England to replace Umar Akmal in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:58

The pressure was mounting on Jurgen Klopp's side with Manchester City and Arsenal winning until Georginio Wijnaldum struck in first-half stoppage time to ease the tension. "I'm experienced enough to deal with it but it was a big handicap for the team because they played in a very hostile environment". "Finishing the season with seven goals in two games is ideal, hopefully I can continue it at the start of next season", he said.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:47

One more loss and they'll officially be eliminated from the postseason. Nashville and Anaheim split the first two games of the Western Conference finals. "That's a factor, sure, that we're without Ryan", Laviolette said. Defensively, the Ducks still can't curb Filip Forsberg, who has points in every game of an excruciatingly tight series that has been tied or within one goal for 89% of the total playing time, according to the National Hockey League.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:40

Crystal Palace avoided a nerve-ridden final day of the season by beating Hull last weekend to guarantee their place in next season's Premier League. But while the celebrations were ongoing, Mourinho made his way to a variety of press conferences for television, print and radio media, staying a matter of seconds in each case before leaving due to the absence of journalists.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:30

Moreno has been named in the matchday squad for all 38 of Liverpool's league matches this season but he has started just two of them after losing his left-back slot to James Milner. "Why wasn't it sorted sooner?" Arsenal needed to win on the final day and hope their rivals slipped up, and goals from Hector Bellerin, Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey ensured they held up their side of the bargain despite Laurent Koscielny's early red card.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:40

That they are trying to come back from a 3-1 deficit is also fitting for a team that has blown so many 3-1 series leads in the past. Game 7 is Wednesday at the Verizon Center at 7:30 p.m. "He's been standing on his head this whole series", said Capitals winger Andre Burakovsky , who scored his first goal of the playoffs Saturday. "We were sort of stuck in that two- and three-goal area and in a very important moment in the third period obviously in an important game, our guys delivered ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:02

The reclusive state has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the USA mainland and on Saturday said it had developed the capability, although Western missile experts say the claim is exaggerated. Diplomatic officials did not say what the agenda would be for the Tuesday Security Council meeting, but on earlier such occasions the body has ended its deliberations with a unanimous condemnation of Pyongyang's challenges to the global community.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:30

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson was forced to leave Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with an apparent injury. "It was kind of weird that it happened", the veteran third baseman said. "Changed speeds. Kept them off balance, and the results showed". "We've got a pretty good bullpen right now", Rivero said. I felt like I didn't skip a beat.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:35

And Benzema's second 10 minutes into the second half effectively sealed the title for Real , who still have the Champions League final against Juventus to come. Captain Sergio Ramos praised the fighting spirit of Real Madrid to end a five-year wait for LaLiga glory and win "the best league in the world". "We have won one and can win another".

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:19

Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming , ridden by exercise rider Nick Bush, walks at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Monday, May 15, 2017. "It couldn't have gone any smoother", Pletcher said of the exercise under the orange glow of the rising sun.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:03

With just six goals to their name in seven matches since their star striker was ruled out for the season, the visitors may struggle to break down a defence that has kept clean sheets in two of their last four games. Manchester United starlet Josh Harrop made his dream come true on Sunday. "It's not my fault if their managerial career was poor". Background: An attack-minded player who has been deployed as a left-back or wing-back for the reserves this term and was an unused substitute in ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:37

Always Dreaming started backing up when challenged and finished in eighth, beaten 14 lengths. The 13-1 long shot was one of five fresh horses in the Preakness that didn't run two weeks ago in the Kentucky Derby. "I'm not a horseman, but Chad is", Klarman said. That day, Always Dreaming was near the rail, which had the more favorable footing. Trainer Todd Pletcher had no excuses for Always Dreaming after the race.

by | May 22, 2017 | 14:04

It has robbed the 35-year-old Swede of a possible United swansong and the chance to write the flawless script in his homeland when United face his old club Ajax in Stockholm, though Mourinho has revealed Ibrahimovic will travel to Sweden to be at Wednesday's game anyway.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:17

But he had four nice games in the Celtics' series against the Wizards and then the huge Game 7. Celtics' backup center Kelly Olynyk lead Boston past the Washington Wizards 115-105 in Game 7 Monday to earn a date with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:31

But this Cleveland team is a different kind of challenge, one that the Boston Celtics simply aren't built to beat right now. Meanwhile, the Cavs are 3-0-1 ATS in their last four games following a win of more than 10 points, 7-0-1 ATS in their last eight games overall and 4-0 ATS in their last four Conference Finals games.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:34

Chad Pinder homered for Oakland in the fourth, his fourth in eight games and fifth overall. The shots from Canha and Davis were impressive, traveling an estimated 453 and 429 feet, respectively. Moreland hit his 19th career home run against the A's, 14 of those coming at the Coliseum in just 45 games. Instead Betts came all the way around to score and Pedroia finished at second.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:35

Nashville Predators' left wing Pontus Aberg (C) celebrates with center Filip Forsberg (L) and defenseman Roman Josi his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during Game 5 of the NHL Western Conference finals at Honda Center in Anaheim Saturday.

by | May 22, 2017 | 13:20

Thompson said her goal was to finish the tournament at 20-under par so she could try and focus on her gam; her four rounds, 65, 65, 69, 65 did just that and set new tournament record, breaking the previous record held by Annika Sorenstam. Thompson would have won the tournament by those four shots. After tapping in for par, Thompson was doused with water by other tour players. When asked just how she had been able to cope with the aftermath of the ANA debacle Thompson was keen to ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:24

The Chelsea director said (via the Mirror ): "For those of you who don't know, I am the stand in for Antonio Conte, who was supposed to give this speech". "After Kante's first training session with us the players hugged him and we sent Leicester flowers", joked Emenalo as he insisted he believes there's more to come from the £32million man next year.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:21

Winning the Spanish league is very tough, it's the strongest league in the world. They lead double champions Barcelona by three points and will seal their expected triumph on Sunday if they avoid defeat to Malaga, who have nothing at stake although they have won four of their last six games.

by | May 22, 2017 | 11:37

Rice moved to West Ham from Chelsea four years ago. The win means that West Ham finish the season in 11 place in the Premier League table after a disappointing campaign, 11 points clear of the relegation zone but 16 points behind seventh-placed Everton.

by | May 22, 2017 | 12:51

They werent necessarily the wrong calls. HollywoodLifers , who are you rooting for in this series, the Predators or the Ducks? After two Predators' goals were waved off due to goalie interference, Nashville was determined to make the last one stick.