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by | May 29, 2017 | 08:47

Tony Watson (3-1) struck out Travis d'Arnaud to strand two runners in the 10th, and the Pirates loaded the bases in the bottom half against Tyler Pill (0-1), who made his big league debut. The Cubs have not scored in 29 consecutive road innings, including a 3-0 defeat to St. Louis on May 14, and a 4-0 loss to the Dodgers on Friday night.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:48

City need a point from their final game at Watford to be certain of Champions League qualification while a victory would see Pep Guardiola's side finish third. "If what happens next season is not going well, I'll have one more year of contract, and if it's not going well they are going to change manager". That's really important as they will go straight into the Champions League groups if that does turn out that they finish third.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:45

The others were Dan Wheldon, Franchitti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Alexander Rossi . 2008 Indianapolis 500 victor Scott Dixon will start from the pole for a third time in his No. The way it seems, when you're following three or four cars it's tougher to pass because they have enough of a tow; they're going fast enough. "I was thinking at that moment if Zak or someone from the team was taking a picture because I want that picture at home".

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:48

With the game played in the shadow of Monday's bomb attack at a pop concert in Manchester , which left 22 dead and 64 injured, Bosz said his players were influenced by that event. Have your say in the comments section below. "We preferred to reach the Champions League this way than finish fourth, third or second", he continued.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:40

Now they will face off once again. They were like the inhabitants of Whoville on Christmas morning, and LeBron had become their Grinch. "You have to commend them for accomplishing what they did, especially in the regular season", Irving said after dispatching the Celtics in Game 5, 135-102.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:30

Is this the biggest challenge of his career? LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to The Finals for the third straight years as they defeated the Boston Celtics by a final score of 135-102 in Game 5. Durant was right. He could only make one team better. This season the Warriors added 2013-14 MVP Kevin Durant to a lineup that already featured two-time MVP Stephen Curry and fellow all-stars Klay Thompson and Green.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:27

Sato's pass of Castroneves stood in sharp contrast to his finish in the 2012 Indianapolis . After Sunday, and some engine failures in April at Phoenix, it still does on ovals. It holds a new challenge if I can find a vehicle that slow me down somehow". "I told the guys on the last stop, "Let's take a swing" [with adjustments] and we did and the auto came to life", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:28

His only other win came at Long Beach, 73 races ago. The Spaniard's controlled and polished performance won him the respect of the almost 300,000 spectators at the Brickyard who gave him a rousing standing ovation as his McLaren Andretti Autosport Honda , sporting McLaren's iconic papaya orange livery, slowed to a stop on the home straight-away.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:25

The 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 provided its usual excitement and drama. He has now won three of the last four editions of the iconic race. A joyful Sato dumped a bottle of 2 per cent milk over his head, received a kiss from the Indy 500 Princess and raised his finger in the air. He was overtaken for good on lap 195 by Sato, who led the sixth-most laps (17) ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:21

The Proteas reply was set up by Quinton de Kock (98 off 103 balls, 11 fours) with the main support coming from AB de Villiers (52 off 50 balls, 6 fours) and then the final onslaught by Miller and Morris. De Kock gave Stokes his second life the very next delivery. Alex Hales and Joe Root made up for the loss of Roy with a 58-run partnership before Hales was caught behind off the bowling of Dwaine Pretorius for 24.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:18

The Los Angeles Lakers will get the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft , which is a fine return for a shit-filled season of tanking that very almost went up in flames thanks to an inexplicable five-game winning streak at the end of the year.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:14

The victor of last Saturday's Monster Energy All-Star Race, Busch will try on Sunday to become the eighth driver to complete the All-Star/600 double. "I'm not sure adding an extra stage will mean a whole lot", said Ryan Newman . "It was a hairy lap", said Harvick, who was sixth fastest in the first round of the three-round qualifying session. Just as in all the other regular-season races, points will be awarded to the top 10 drivers at the end of each stage and the victor of each stage will ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:10

Kerber , who hails from Bremen in northern Germany , was also knocked out of last year's French Open at the same stage, losing to the Netherlands' Kiki Bertens . · Get Tennis Channel Plus for Roland Garros to watch 200 live matches from up to five courts, starting with the Qualifying Rounds. "I think I played well after six months off".

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:08

I love this competition and I love playing here. A game of football or a concert is a moment that you must live with passion and enthusiasm. "We will know in the next few days what he will do. They had started their FA Cup final against Premier League champions Chelsea as clear underdogs, after a disappointing season, finishing fifth and missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in Wenger's almost 21 years in charge.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:06

Golden State punched its ticket by sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals, while the Cavaliers finished off the Boston Celtics in five games to win the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers basically conceded the East's top seed to the Celtics at the end of the regular season by opting to rest their starters in advance of the playoffs.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:58

Novak Djokovic has been in a slump for nearly a year (his last Grand Slam title came at the 2016 French Open , when he won his fourth major in a row) so he opted to shake things up.Many players would cite Wimbledon as the toughest to win for that reason alone.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:55

Laimbeer pointed to James' overall skill set in the comparison: " LeBron can do anything". The Trail Blazers did not end up being the only team that the Warriors beat in four games either. "But while I can sit here and say that, Kyrie Irving was very special tonight". Betcha the Cavs will win one of the first two in Oakland and the Warriors take at least one in Cleveland.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:53

A prolific victor on the European Tour , his ten-under par round moved him to No 8 in the world rankings. The Swede had a two hour wait in the players' lounge until the final duo got home but it wasn't exactly as stressful a vigil as it might have been.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:56

Although the Celtics won the next game without him, Cleveland went on to win the series in five games. The greater the odds, the better we seem to play together. In 2015, James had to carry an injury-depleted roster and came up short in six games. Same goes, almost, for their NBA Finals opponent, the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:48

In turn, Rooney may be forced into a move overseas to either China or the United States. The Mirror on Sunday have an interesting piece of transfer gossip, revealing how Stoke City are ready to shatter the club's ceiling in the transfer market.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:40

With David De Gea the established first choice for Jose Mourinho , Argentina worldwide Romero has made just six Premier League appearances in two seasons, although he was central to United's Europa League triumph. "This year, I've never once sulked or let my head drop". I think I understand what is right and what is needed for the club, and I respect that. I am very happy in my most hard season as a manager.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:42

They've played hard, they've played smart, and they've played together. James, arguably the premier player in the game, leads a Cavs side that features the sublime talents of Australian-born, but U.S. "But you've got [Kyle] Korver standing over there for a lot of that". So yeah, there's choices. "He finished the second half of the season with some periodic discomfort, but I wasn't too anxious until Game 6 of the Wizards series, where I thought he might not play in Game 7.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:39

Four-time European Tour victor Francesco Molinari shot is just one back at five under. I just played with what I had, and I think that was the key to success. "I would have loved to have won The Players but the result means I can come back over and play in the BMW PGA Championship , and plan my summer schedule".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:35

If they do just that, perhaps someone on the Nashville roster will indeed have everything come full circle. "We learned a lot and matured a lot in those series ". The forwards do a lot of heavy lifting on Pittsburgh . In addition to Kunitz, the Penguins have gotten major contributions from Phil Kessel , Jake Guentzel, Bryan Rust and Justin Schultz .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:36

Police later arrested two boys, ages 15 and 14, in connection with the robbery. Kiwi motorsport ace Scott Dixon didn't take the armed robbers seriously at first when they help him up at a Taco Bell in Indianapolis, his mother says. Franchitti, formerly married to actress Ashley Judd, has won the IndyCar Series championship four times and the Indy 500 three times. They demanded his wallet and phone.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:23

The 43 points became a franchise high for most points in a quarter of a playoff game for the Cavaliers . In August, James called Jordan "this ghost I'm chasing" for greatest-ever status. "And Brad's (Stevens ) got them moving and cutting and playing with pace and everybody is a threat". The money-line price of minus-260 translates to roughly a 70 percent probability Golden State will avenge last year's NBA Finals loss to Cleveland and win the title for the second time in three seasons.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:17

Less than six months after a knife attack at her home, Petra Kvitova was back competing on a tennis court Sunday, winning her first-round match at the French Open . "This year, I mean, the expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the grand slams ", she said, sadly. She was not, she said, back to 100 percent, but could not wait to get back into competitive tennis.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:13

It's the matchup most expected, the matchup most predicted, and probably the matchup the Cavaliers and Warriors wanted as well. Thomas says he told doctors that whatever happens, he needs to come back even better - "and I will". Simpson or worse, as he said in mid-July, if someone would "just hit me with their car" if he walked outside. They'll collide again, starting next week.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:15

But despite Durant joining the Warriors, James isn't willing to concede that Golden State is the greatest team he's faced in his career. A year ago he carried his team back from the brink as the Cavs became the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the best-of-seven NBA Finals and win the title.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:11

Kvitova said: "I think it doesn't really matter how I played but I won". Happy as she was to have finally made it back, she was also not understating the extent of the scarring - both physical and psychological - she had to face and overcome while trying to get back to tennis, nearly a month ahead of the six-month cutoff given by her doctors for her to fully heal and recuperate.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:10

The Cavs strolled past the Boston Celtics . James is still battling Michael Jordan for the "GOAT" title despite having either surpassed, or being on pace to surpass, almost every statistical achievement Jordan managed. He is also shooting a red-hot 62.7% from the field and 50% from three-point range. "It's tough to say that we didn't expect it; we knew they'd be right there".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:07

Defending champions India will open their campaign in the eight-team International Cricket Council (ICC) tournament by taking on arch-rivals Pakistan in the high pressure game, which Kohli acknowledged as a "big match". "It's been going through my head and I have been working on lot of stuff based on how the game is changing", said the senior pro. "I was also part of that side and I feel that the Indian squad of today are strong contenders to become champions".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:07

James , who was joined on the podium by teammates, pointed out that it is a special moment for Deron Williams and Kyle Korver, two veterans heading for their first Finals. Cleveland overcame a 3-1 Finals deficit to the Warriors, and now the teams are preparing to face off for a third straight year. Kyrie Irving finished with 24 points, while Kevin Love added 15 and a game-high 11 rebounds.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:02

After igniting the crowd with an up-and-down to save par on the final hole, Spieth stood on a chair near the scoring area to peer over the crowd at the 18th green . 17. Simpson, the 2012 U.S. Open champion who finished second in this event previous year, had six birdies and two bogeys in his round while playing in the morning wave.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:00

That's how LeBron James saw it. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, just because of what he was able to accomplish". "But I definitely wasn't trying to hear that at that point in time". "It feels good to, as a team, collectively play some really inspired and really good basketball", Love said. Everyone wants to say, "Ah, man, this is boring" and this that and the other, but you usually don't appreciate something until you don't have it anymore.