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by | May 29, 2017 | 04:29

John McGraw's Giants won the rematch the following year 4-0 with one tie before Ruth gave the Yankees their first title the following year to cap the first season at Yankee Stadium. So it makes it even more hard. "We want to go take back a championship, that's just the nature of a competitor and I think that's the mindset of everyone in this organization to go take back what they took from us".

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:26

Stat of the race: Vettel's win was Ferrari's first in Monaco in 16 years, since Michael Schumacher led a Ferrari one-two back in 2001. "Yes, yes, yes", screeched Vettel after winning before launching into thanks for his team. Despite not having driven the vehicle in reality, only on the simulator, Jenson Button's drive to ninth in qualifying was superb, while credit also to Vandoorne who finished tenth and might have been even nearer the front but for that crash.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:21

Hamilton is already in his fifth season with the German outfit after moving from McLaren in 2012. Hamilton struggled throughout qualifying, eventually losing out when Stoffel Vandoorne crashed and brought out yellow flags in the closing minutes of Q2, forcing him to abort his final lap and leaving him stuck on the seventh row of the grid in Monte Carlo.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:23

American tennis great Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open after announcing her pregnancy. Adding to the uncertainty for the claycourt grand slam which starts on Sunday, defending champion Garbine Muguruza, who has not won more than three consecutive matches on the red dirt this season, was handed a tough first-round draw against 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:19

Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler (17) shoots against Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the first period of Game 5 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals in Anaheim , Calif., Saturday, May 20, 2017. Fleury's Back Back Back, Back Again-gain-gain Matt Murray really put on solid performances in the latter part of Game 3 and his start in Game 4, allowing 3 goals over five periods, give or take.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:18

Cleveland jumped to a quick 14-5 lead and were up by 43-27 after the first quarter - posting a franchise record for points in a quarter of a playoff game . Game 1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. And again, we know what happened in those games . Now, maybe Boston could have been a bit more competitive in this series .

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:12

It was good enough and I was very happy with the vehicle. Vettel, now leading the championship from Lewis Hamilton , is set to start at least 10 positions ahead of the Briton, who was knocked out in Q2. Vettel narrowly missed out on a 48th career pole. "The bottom line is that it's a great result for the team". It proved costly for Hamilton whose first flying lap was more than a second adrift of Raikkonen's early fastest.

by | May 29, 2017 | 04:11

Vettel now heads to the Canadian Grand Prix in two weeks with a healthy 25-point lead over Hamilton. "On strategy that just doesn't happen - the leading vehicle, it's very hard for him to get jumped by the second auto unless the team decide to favour the other vehicle".

by | May 28, 2017 | 07:03

For Arsenal it was time for redemption what has been a failed season in which they could not finish in the top-four for the first time in more than a decade. "If I have to move to another city or another country than Spain, I don't think I'll go, I'd rather stay at Chelsea ". "Everything should go on as normal ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:57

James actually has been to eight NBA Finals. "I don't like Golden State", Kanter told Fox Sports Radio . At just 32-years-old, James' legacy is not yet set in stone though, as he will have an opportunity to add to those three championship rings by taking down the Golden state Warriors for the second straight year.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:53

Kane topped the Premier League scoring chart with 29 goals as Tottenham finished runners-up to Chelsea in the table and earned 16,378 votes in the PFA poll. Guardiola has used Jesus Navas and Fernandinho at right-back this season and the signing of Walker would go a long way to resolving the club's issues in that position.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:53

Kyrie Irving - who scored 42 points in Cleveland's game-four victory - added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15. After winning the Western Conference title, the Warriors welcome nine days of preparation time . "We match up well with them, and I think they'd say the same about us". Avery Bradley led Boston with 23 points. As Cleveland faltered in the regular season, the Celtics had seized the top seed in the East .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:49

Steve Kerr, who is still experiencing complications from back surgery two years ago, hasn't been on the Warriors' sideline for more than a month. As the Raptors and the Celtics will tell you, the latter somehow doesn't seem so foolhardly in a league in which the best player on the floor so often commands a game's course.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:48

Zverev's victory over Djokovic in the Italian Open final last weekend might have symbolized coming change. Kvitova said her left, playing hand, was not in flawless shape but she was able to play. "It's an awesome feeling to be back and to look at this trophy". The 26-year-old has played Hsieh twice before, with the Briton winning their last match in Vancouver in 2013 and Hsieh winning on grass at Eastbourne in the same year.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:46

But it is the losers who still head in the offseason the most buoyant. Wenger's future had become such a political football that Arsenal's third FA Cup final in four years threatened to become a 90-minute wait for a final answer on whether the Wengerocracy was over.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:45

And in Game 7, with LeBron James scoring a triple double plus a massive block and the dagger three-point shot from Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers won the game and the title, ending a sports championship drought the city of Cleveland had been living under since 1964.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:44

After opening a 16-point lead in Game 4 , the Celtics couldn't sustain it, then faltered in Game 5 at home . Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas , left, and Cleveland Cavaliers . Both teams have made it to that point, and if Green's comments are any indication, it should prove to be a fiery, exciting series . Golden State will practice again Saturday then take Sunday as its last off day ahead of Thursday's Game 1 at Oracle Arena.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:40

Dixon is a four-time IndyCar series champion and looms once again as the man to beat this year after an impressive start to the season. Alonso says Rossi's recent victory has cranked up the pressure, but admits he has set no firm goals to win the race .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:41

The Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to get there, and they did. So LeBron James is not called the King of the Court for nothing. "It was 1 vs. "To lose Game 3 in the fashion that we did and the way that Boston challenged us continuously, we needed all that to propel us to this moment", Irving said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:35

Arsenal team news: Arsenal and Arsene Wenger are staring at the prospect of the Europa League next season (provided he stays) after their worst league finish in 21 years. "You're always a medal short, and you always find somebody who takes it". Next week's board meeting is a pivotal moment in Arsenal's history whatever the result at Wembley , according to Gunners goalkeeping legend Bob Wilson.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:37

They do something, we come back and do something. Offensive rebounds, they kick it out to 3 and relocate. Leave to join them! Just under a year later, he still hates talking about it. The Celtics , playing the final three-plus games without an injured Thomas, were taken out by the Cavaliers in five games . "And every night you get challenged..." He had taken his post-season career points total to 5,995 by the time he took a seat for the entire fourth quarter - along with the rest ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:32

Alexis Sanchez's controversial early goal put the Gunners ahead at Wembley , where the Premier League champions were reduced to 10 men midway through the second half when Victor Moses' dive in the penalty area earned him a second yellow card.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:31

Unfortunately, Barcelona had played a game more than their rivals and needed Celta Vigo to get a result against Real Madrid to make the last round of La Liga matches very interesting this weekend. Zidane had praise for Ronaldo's double and agreed that everyone could see that his rotation policy had paid off. "Nobody is speaking about the title in the dressing room", said Zidane, who led Madrid to last year's Champions League in his first season in charge.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:31

I think we will use it as fuel. "Everybody has to use this as motivation". With the rubber match set to begin in one week, James was looking ahead not back , but teammate Kyrie Irving said he urged James to savor his achievement. Record NBA play-off points by LeBron James as he leapfrogs Michael Jordan (5,987). Though the spread is relatively large for a Finals series , the odds are the slimmest the Warriors have faced so far this postseason, after being heavy favorites in the ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:33

Conte hinted that Terry was unlikely to start Chelsea's final league game of the season on Sunday against already relegated Sunderland as the coach said he wanted to get his FA Cup final team ready and playing ahead of the May 27 showdown against Arsenal .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:32

Ahead of this crucial match, we at JOE have managed to obtain a copy of Wenger's programme notes, which may just reveal how he intends to approach the game. "For sure I don't trust that tomorrow will be the last game for Arsene". There are meanwhile doubts over Shkodran Mustafi's fitness too. He, too, can point to impressive form - six straight league wins - and a stirring recent Wembley triumph, his side having overcome Mauricio Pochettino's risky Tottenham Hotspur 4-2 in the last four.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:28

It took a superhuman performance from James to revive the Cavaliers in last year's Finals and help them claw back from a 3-1 deficit to win the championship. "The team to get past is Cleveland , and right now we're not there". "Honestly, I don't really care who we play", Lacob said, per The Mercury News , after the Warriors swept the Spurs .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:30

We just tried to focus on football. " Henrikh Mkhitaryan also came up trumps having failed to fulfil his potential at Old Trafford this season", Redknapp wrote in his Daily Mail column . Denied a glorious homecoming by a serious knee injury, United's Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was present instead as a spectator to see his current side take on the team where he made his name.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:24

Kyrie Irving-who scored 42 points in Cleveland's game-four victory-added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15. In the process, Cleveland set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:25

Chelsea fans, actor Segun Arinze and comedian Jephthah Bowoto (Akpororo), are confident about their team's quest for the domestic double this season . His pace, directness on the ball and energy makes interest in him self-explanatory given Klopp's wish to add to the explosive and intense style of play that granted his team so much success at various points throughout the season.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:24

The post Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game appeared first on Vanguard News . It feels right too because Roland Garros without the Mallorcan in full flow is a lesser spectacle. 3-ranked Karolina Pliskova, a finalist at the U.S. Open in September, or No. 6 Elina Svitolina, who just won the Italian Open on clay. Worth keeping an eye on some of the up-and-coming younger guys in Paris , such as Alexander Zverev , Dominic Thiem and Nick Kyrgios.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:22

Stephen Curry stepped up his game with 36 points and was backed up by 29 points from Kevin Durant to put the game to rest and maintain their unbeaten record in the Western Conference. The Spurs started Ginobili in what could be his final game with the team . Patrick Ewing, Allen Iverson, and Reggie Miller are three legends that stayed with their teams , amid the rumors to join other squads and win a championship in their primes.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:24

Spanish striker Diego Costa , however, scored the equalizer for the Blues in the 76th minute by sending a curling shot that bounced past Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina and into the bottom left corner of the goal . After the match, Conte admitted that Arsenal had performed better than his team, but insisted that Sanchez's goal and Moses' dismissal decided the game.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:17

When Arsenal's league campaign closed with a win over Everton, Wenger avoided the lap of honour, staying close to the tunnel, for fear that his presence would divide opinion. "They are in a good way, they showed strength and unity and we played spectacular football ". But once the game starts and you are a fan, you stand behind the team .

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:20

Durant's decision to leave the Thunder for Golden State as a free agent last summer meant the Warriors went from mere overwhelming favorites to win the West again to super-duper-overwhelming favorites to win the West again. You add in their defensive tenacity and commitment, and they are one of the best defensive teams in the league right now... Oh, and even though Durant is the new variable in this showdown, let's remember that he and James have Finals history of their own, dating to the ...