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by | May 29, 2017 | 10:44

McCullers' streak of 22 scoreless innings ended when Schoop hit a two-run homer in the first. "He pitched with a little bit of edge to him tonight", manager A.J. the challenge is that it takes a guy that's been pitching well out of our 'pen", manager Buck Showalter said. "Hopefully it's only a day or two. For the first couple of months we have answered every challenge".

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:44

Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney has been quoted by the Daily Mail as saying that he has offers on the table both in England and overseas - but Everton are the only Premier League club he would join. "It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered". However, one senior club source said the forthcoming transfer window was likely to be "crazy", given the increased spending power within the Premier League ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:42

Ferrari's race victor Sebastian Vettel sprays Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo , who finished third at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Finland's Valtteri Bottas also winning in Russian Federation for Mercedes . Amidst Ferrari's victory, there was also the Wehrlein-Button collision that left things sideways. It was a nasty moment for Wehrlein, whose Sauber turned on its side and slid against the barrier, trapping the German driver in his cockpit until officials came to his rescue.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:40

Unsurprisingly, Wenger is anxious to publicly discuss whether the board, headed by American owner Stan Kroenke, will offer a new contract. I've never had any problems with journalists in 25 years and it's the same with the fans. "Instead, we face a team who lost out on the possibility to play in the Champions League next season and they have only this possibility to save their season".

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:31

Much of the team , both starters and players coming off the bench, wore the signature shoes of James and Irving. Despite being the clear underdog, the Celtics have shown they have life left. After adding Kevin Durant and sweeping through the playoffs thus far, the Warriors were always going to open up as the favorites. In Game 2, he scored 53 points - one shy of John Havlicek's franchise record.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:33

Traffic will be an issue when all 20 cars are taking part in the first part of qualifying later on Saturday, with a number of drivers having to abort laps when encountering slower cars in the final sector during FP3. "I felt good, so I was able to push and it was quite a nice straightforward qualifying ". I can't remember the last time both McLarens out-qualified Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes on pace in Formula One , but that's exactly what happened at Monaco .

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:29

The English team would be seeking their second major ICC title in this edition of Champions Trophy. "We played a really good game of cricket". But De Villiers wasn't willing to pin the blame on anyone. "I felt it was a bad ball". The ball wasn't changed and De Villiers was satisfied the matter had been laid to rest. "I find if I work on it I lose my rhythm", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:29

Golden State led the league with 67 victories this season and is 27-1 in its past 28 games - including 12-0 in the Western Conference playoffs, the first time a team has gone this deep into an National Basketball Association postseason without losing.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:24

Guardiola ended his first season in English football without any silverware, with City finishing third in the Premier League . One of the endearing things about Manchester City , even in their present incarnation as global-scale wealth squanderers, is that every few years a player comes along whose bond with the supporters transcends the normal relationship between well-rewarded professionals and the paying audience.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:17

The Predators almost came storming back in Game 4 to take a commanding lead in the Western Conference final, but the Anaheim Ducks won in overtime after an unlucky Nashville bounce. The fact that we haven't heard of Aberg sooner is due more to the Predator's depth than the Swede's ability to be a difference-maker in the National Hockey League.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:17

It's nearly insane to think of the Cavs as a big underdog. Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love chipped in 15 and Deron Williams added 14 off the bench for Cleveland , who led by as many as 39 points. NOTES: LeBron James pre-game on getting set to pass Michael Jordan and become the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer: "It's just a personal goal of mine".

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:14

He now has a total of 45 wins, reports Efe. Lewis Hamilton was seventh at the chequered flag, largely hamstrung by the tight confines of the Monaco circuit for much of the race , meaning that Vettel's championship lead now stands at 25 points.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:15

After all, this was a team that set the regular season record for wins a year ago, and came within one game - and a monumental collapse against the Cavaliers in the Finals - of putting together what would've been considered the greatest season in National Basketball Association history.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:10

The Cavaliers can let this sink in for a day or two before getting back to work to prepare for the Warriors. Cleveland won by one point on Christmas Day and Golden State prevailed by 35 points on January 16. "It's not something that I can hide from or run from", Brown said of his connection with the Cavs. They'll collide again, starting next week. They got a big scare in late February when Durant had a left knee injury, but he's back and the Warriors have rolled since.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:09

Day shot a 2-under 68 to join him atop the leaderboard, but he bogeyed the par-4 18th during the sudden-death playoff. You know, prepping for (today) I feel like is so hard. Jutanugarn, defending the first of her five tour victories a year ago, had a 70 to also reach 4 under. Chun used birdies on the third, par-4 fifth and par-5 seventh to get within two shots, but Thompson answered with a birdie at the par-4 ninth and then made three birdies in a four-hole span on the back nine.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:05

Judge - the youngest Yankee to hit a grand slam since Melkey Cabrera in 2006 - is also hitting.321 with 34 RBI and a.422 on-base percentage. His 16th home run was his first since last Sunday in Tampa Bay and first since the Yankees added the section near the bleachers behind the right-field seats before Monday's game.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:57

The fan repeated the line about just 11 points.The Boston Celtics rallied back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter on Sunday to beat Cleveland Cavaliers , and they did it without Isaiah Thomas .Injured Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas was in attendance Thursday night and gathered with his teammates in a huddle before they took the court for pregame warmups.Since the was played in Cleveland , Cavs fans were understandably shocked and a little upset."You let a team grab ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:56

An unerring knack to draw matches they have dominated has cost United, with their top-four hopes extinguished once and for all on Sunday. The Ivory Coast defender, 23, was dismissed after a brawl in the final minutes of United's Europa League semi-final aggregate victory on Thursday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:52

While Vettel spoke enthusiastically in the post-race news conference, Raikkonen seemed in a daze. From thereon, the Mercedes Finn was sandwiched by the two Red Bulls till the finish line. With so long to go, the last thing Ferrari needs is Raikkonen feeling let down. "It's very, very special to win here". "I tried to push as hard as possible and I was surprised to come out in front", admitted Vettel.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:54

He added five rebounds and four assists. They had 45 points in Game 7. Game 1 is Wednesday night in Boston . Kelly Olynyk has stepped up in a big way for the Boston Celtics , putting together a career-best performance to lead his team to a thrilling game seven victory over the Washington Wizards .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:54

Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 23 points, and Gerald Green scored 14. That will happen with wins in Cleveland on Tuesday and in Boston on Thursday . James has three National Basketball Association titles while Jordan has six. An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:46

Rahal is the son of Bobby Rahal, a very successful racer in his own right (with three IndyCar championships and an Indy 500 win to his name). "Yes, finishing second again sucks - so close to get to the fourth (win)". As if this wasn't already widely known: NOTHING rattles Scott Dixon . After no cautions the first 55 laps, Howard hit the wall on Turn Two, then ran into the path of Dixon , whose vehicle went airborne, twisting in midair and landed hard on top of a inside retaining ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:40

James and the Cavs will play against the Golden State Warriors for the third straight NBA Finals . 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.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:29

Hull City's confirmed relegation means Swansea can officially relax and what could have been a nervy final day at SA1 next week, now becomes a day of celebration. "Now it's time to be calm and see what is best, first for the future of the club, and also for my career as well". The Tigers' campaign has been marred by poor signings and boardroom turmoil that contributed to Steve Bruce quitting a year ago after he had led them to promotion.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:29

Ahead of the tournament, Kim was 500/1 as he saw off the star-studded field at Ponte Vedra Beach to become the youngest Asian two-time PGA Tour victor, with the person - who wishes to remain anonymous - sticking on €100 each way. A player of Korean descent has now won on Tour in every season since 2005, with Kim's victory this year joining K.J. Choi (8), Y.E. Yang (2), Sangmoon Bae (2), James Hahn (2), Kevin Na (1), Seung-Yul Noh (1), Danny Lee (1) and his own last year.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:28

It was Langer's ninth senior major win and for once he sounded a little tired. He tied Nicklaus last week with a five-shot victory at the Regions Tradition. But he promptly hit his tee shot at the par-3 13th into the pond on way to a double-bogey, and couldn't avoid bogeys after wayward drives and going into greenside bunkers at No.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:23

Dumoulin, who wore the pink jersey on his maiden Giro d'Italia previous year after winning the opening stage time trial in his native Apeldoorn, saw his hopes take flight with his 10th stage time trial victory in Montefalcone. In the overall standings, Dumoulin finished 31 seconds ahead of 2014 champion Nairo Quintana (Movistar) of Colombia and 40 seconds ahead of last year's victor, Italian Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida).

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:19

Cleveland will face the Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association finals for the third successive year after the Cavaliers completed their series victory against the Boston Celtics . Elsewhere in the interview, KD also addressed those who say that him going to Golden State killed the NBA's competitive balance. "I did pretty much everything that MJ did when I was a kid", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:16

Fernando Alonso , of Spain, left, greets vehicle owner Michael Aandretti as he waits next to his vehicle for the start of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Indianapolis . Who knows which position we could've been". Bourdais, 38, walked into the track's media center on crutches and then said he plans to recover quickly enough to race September 17 in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma Raceway.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:15

He's still not ready to be back on the bench with the start of the NBA Finals less than a week away. After all, he has slayed behemoths before. OAKLAND, Calif. The Warriors are using Durant in every imaginable way on offense, and James isn't surprised to see his good friend and Olympic teammate more mobile than he was with the Thunder.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:11

Right from the start, things were clear. James needed 28 points heading into the game to surpass Jordan, who had 5,987 points, and he reached the magic number late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot. The Golden State Warriors would love to start the series off with a game one win to remove some of the pressure of being the heavy favorites. "I've played against Ray (Allen), KG (Kevin Garnett), Paul (Pierce), (Rajon) Rondo and Doc (Rivers)".

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:09

The Frenchman, whose current contract at the Emirates expires this summer, celebrated winning his seventh FA Cup on Saturday after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Premier League title winners Chelsea at Wembley . "This team has suffered", said Wenger. We knew they would play well as they have the last weeks. Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal a controversial fifth-minute lead when his goal was allowed to stand despite the ball striking his arm in the build-up.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:57

San Antonio , which never led in the game, trailed by as many as 41 points and was outperformed 46-44 in points in the paint and 20-13 fast break points. "I don't think we believed", the veteran coach said. For the majority of the game, we were organized. "I don't want to hobble around and shoot off-balance shots".

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:54

His team's 2-1 loss dashed his hopes of a league championship and FA Cup double in his first season in England. Alexis Sanchez fired Arsenal into a fourth-minute lead despite the champions' protests over handball and offside and, although Costa levelled with his 22nd in all competitions this term after Victor Moses was sent off, Aaron Ramsey sealed the cup for the Gunners 12 minutes from time.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:50

This was a result of teams going 2-3-1 (two overtime games) in 2015 Finals, and 2-4-1 previous year, against the over/under. After a year of waiting, we finally have the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors set to meet in the NBA Finals for a third straight time .