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by | May 26, 2017 | 08:32

Unlike Nadal who reached the semis with a win, the Serbian champion got it easy as his opponent Kei Nishikori withdrew right before the match due to a wrist injury. After already claiming his 10th title at Monte-Carlo and Barcelona, this time it's winning Madrid for the fifth time , his fourth in the nine years since the event moved from indoor hardcourts to clay in 2009.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:25

Ferrari had even more cause for optimism heading into Saturday's qualifying, with Kimi Raikkonen setting the third fastest time. "We need to get into the rhythm and Monte Carlo is a lot about confidence at the end of the day, so you need to trust your auto", Vettel had said on Wednesday.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:24

With Bernie Ibini and Filip Holosko having already left the club and Milos Ninkovic, Jordy Buijs and Milos Dimitrijevic unavailable, Arnold started with eight players that also began the A-League grand final a fortnight ago. "Surprisingly good football and all the goals were brilliant", Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said . The Liverpool touring party only arrived in Sydney on the morning of the match and was rapturously received by the pro-Reds Australian crowd.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:26

Djokovic, who was forced to play two matches on Saturday to reach the final, committed almost twice as many unforced errors as Zverev - 27 to 14. "It was my best performance of the year", said Djokovic after his 59-minute win over Thiem.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:26

And the Predators have a chance at history on their own ice, a win away from the first Stanley Cup Final berth in the franchise history. The Anaheim Ducks and Nashville Predators meet in game six of the National Hockey League western conference finals Monday at the Bridgestone Arena .

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:25

But just a lot of treatment". Ginobili went on to confirm that, saying that the Spurs are going to have a completely different approach in Game 3 . Popovich had no guess about Leonard's status for Game 3 , saying it would likely be decided as late as Friday or Saturday. "In a way it's a game that you should be the most energized and ready to play, focused and with that edge, because you're in a desperate position", Gasol said.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:15

Chelsea are looking to complete a domestic double by beating Arsenal at Wembley having already won the Premier League title. The change in system has served Arsenal well in recent times , and has generally grown as a trend in the Premier League this season due to Chelsea's enormous success since switching to it earlier in the season.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:17

I think it's pretty plain to see that this guy doesn't command the respect of his players and he definitely doesn't make sure they are ready to play everyday. He's hit.358 (93 for 260) against them in the minors, and that average has jumped to.414 (12 for 29) this season. Of late, we've got a guy here that has been on a good little run the way he's been swinging the bat, particularly against left-handed pitching.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:16

This is just football but what happened two days ago was terrible. Mata added: "It's massive for us ". We had a bit more possession after 15, 20 minutes or so. "We felt the suffering and the sadness of the city of Manchester and we tried to give this trophy for them". I will do that the next few weeks with my family while I am away and as soon as I know what is going on I am sure you will.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:09

Prolonged celebrations that delay a game, celebrations directed at an opponent - hey, nobody likes a jerk - and what Goodell calls offensive demonstrations - Antonio Brown and you other pelvis thrusters, we're talking to you - all of that stuff still will get a penalty flag.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:06

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

by | May 26, 2017 | 08:02

West Brom equalled their best-ever Premier League finish this season, ending up in 10th position, whilst they were only one victory shy of recording their highest-ever points tally in the top flight. Reports of a world-record £84million deal for Antoine Griezmann are gathering pace again after a number of telling admissions by the Atletico Madrid striker on French TV , while United have also been linked with moves for Ivan Perisic, Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku amid claims Mourinho wants ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:59

Stevens reiterated before Game 4 that Thomas will not play again this season, even if the Celtics push the defending champion Cavaliers beyond five games in the Eastern Conference finals . Kevin Love added 17 points and a career playoff-high 17 rebounds Tuesday. Without Isaiah Thomas for the rest of the season, the team ran out to a ten-point lead at the end of the first quarter with the likes of Avery Bradley (19 points) and Jae Crowder (18 points) impressing.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:58

The burden could be overwhelming, especially for a 25-year-old in his sixth professional season. He did not mention the injury to reporters after the game and no further details are available at this time , but we'll update you when we find out.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:57

United's players wore black armbands, while chants of " Manchester " rang out from their fans as reminders of the attack were everywhere at the Friends Arena in Sweden . It was Paul Pogba's deflected shot 18 minutes into the game and Henrikh Mkhitaryan's sixth Europa League goal of the season in the 47th minute gave them the comfortable win.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:51

James has had plenty of opportunities to stockpile postseason points. The shot put him past Jordan for most points in playoffs history. James entered the game 27 points behind Jordan. LeBron James shoots over Jae Crowder. With each thunderous performance - and this postseason has been full of them as the Cavs, 12-1 in these playoffs, coasted into a rematch with the Golden State Warriors - he draws ever closer to his idol.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:51

Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. "I knew how much we needed this game and how much my teammates needed me and the importance of me leading these guys as well as (LeBron James)". "It doesn't matter who you're going against or how you get the job done, you're just trying to figure it out, and I think we did that".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:50

When we do well in India , there is no hype. "We have never won a 50-over trophy before, but when I look at the full squad and the very good players that are being left out, it shows the strength in depth we've got". Reporter: I want to know your take on the subject since it matters more. "We operate on advice from our tournament security directorate - in conjunction with the European Central Bank and relevant authorities - to ensure that we have a robust safety and security plan for ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:52

Jose Mourinho will be without experienced performers such as Ibrahimovic and Ashley Young for the crunch clash, but they will be with the travelling party. Even if Antoine Griezmann ends up at Old Trafford, how can Zlatan refuse an offer like that? However, the Daily Mail add Herrera accepts their possible inclusion to the squad and harder work for himself is all part of being a United player.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:49

Mkhitaryan was happy to fulfill his colleagues' prophecies after helping the Red Devils reach the Stockholm showpiece with five European goals this term. "I think United gave the city a lift and I think that was what it was about". Kompany said: "No words will ever comfort the families who have lost the loved ones but...we stand with you and will do everything we can to help".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:43

The current crop of Liverpool players may have enjoyed the chance to play with some former Anfield heroes, but Klopp revealed his squad weren't exactly thrilled when they were told they had to play a friendly in Australia just three days after the end of a gruelling Premier League campaign.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:42

And while Wenger is a master at winning FA Cup titles - no-one in history has won more than the Arsenal manager - this is a final that Arsenal go to as the serious underdogs. They beat Arsenal 3-1 in the reverse league game at Stamford Bridge and Moses wants his team-mates to ensure that they do not allow the Gunners to exact revenge.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:42

James drew his fourth personal foul with 6:46 to play in the second quarter. The win gives Cleveland a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and leaves them firmly on track for a third consecutive NBA Finals showdown against the Golden State Warriors .

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:40

Of course, the Reds did get a little help on the mishandle by Indians outfielder Michael Brantley , but credit Hamilton for listening to his base coaches and never breaking stride. Indians starter Josh Tomlin (2-6) allowed five runs (four earned) on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings. He was removed after retiring the first batter in the sixth.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:40

That would be the amount of time left in the second quarter that LeBron James spent on the bench with four personal fouls (a first for him in the first half of an National Basketball Association playoff game ever) and Boston ahead by 10 points.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:37

Speaking before the game, Boucher promised the Senators wouldn't alter the way they play just because the Penguins have the likes of Sidney Crosby , Malkin and Phil Kessel . Going into game two , the Penguins should be looking to really spark some offence. Mike Hoffman scored in all three encounters with Pittsburgh this season and tallied in each of the last two contests against NY.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:27

Many Kentucky fans were left on the edge of their seat for weeks that turned into months as it became evident that Diallo would take all the time possible to make a decision. Diallo said had he gone pro, he would have paid Kentucky back for his spring tuition. I love the fact that he wants to put himself in a better position and help lead this new team to a championship.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:24

This is amusing to him. John Terry has delivered a defiant message to his detractors over his 26th minute substitution in his final Premier League game for Chelsea . Thousands of pounds were won on the unusually timed substitution and the Football Associated has asked the betting companies involved for information on bets they received.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:24

The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half, opened a 3-1 lead in the series and can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston .

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:20

Striker Aguero has fired 169 goals in 352 appearances for the club but briefly lost his place to Gabriel Jesus following the Brazilian's arrival in January, sparking speculation he could be sold this summer. "From the beginning we wanted to win so it was in our hands - whatever happened at the Emirates", he said. 'Next season we will be better and as a coach I am better than the year before but it is not simple'.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:17

The 36-year-old was farewelled with a planned substitution in the 26th minute, representing his squad number. On Wednesday, The Sun have claimed an exclusive with quotes from John Terry on the controversial substitution. I couldn't care, ' he said. Terry could make his 718th appearance for Chelsea in Saturday's FA Cup Final but no matter the outcome against Arsenal it will do well to top his Stamford Bridge farewell.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:18

Louis Cardinals . Puig's left elbow apparently hit the side of Pederson's head, and Pederson then lost his hat and glove and his head crashed into the outfield wall. Pederson was replaced with a pinch hitter in the bottom half of the inning. However, both players went to the ground in pain after the collision. "My neck is a little stiff".

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:20

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said early mistakes cost them the game. No energy. They expected another Ottawa trap game where any 50/50 puck would be conceded to the Penguins. “A good chunk of us have played together for a while, been through different situations, ” Crosby said. "It's a fortunate bounce". The crowd was delirious throughout the one-sided win and all the more so when their team got under the skin of the Penguins.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:13

Wenger heads into the final round yet to sign a new deal to stay at Arsenal . The Black Cats have never won at Arsenal in Premier League history, the last time they managed it was 1983. In the second-half, Arsenal upped the tempo, although Nacho Monreal nearly scored a weird own-goal, an incident which would lead to an equally unusual indirect free-kick for Sunderland deep inside the Gunners' box.

by | May 26, 2017 | 07:11

Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United's two trophy wins this season represents a more successful campaign than what Tottenham, Liverpool and City have produced. Reminders of the attack were everywhere at Stockholm's Friends Arena , from United's black armbands to the chants of " Manchester! " from their fans, while Pogba, too, was grieving, following the recent death of his father.