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by | June 02, 2017 | 04:18

As for Guardiola , third place will count as a disappointment, but it was a long way from the disaster that was looming should City have finished outside the top four and and his relief was palpable. "But to achieve the next step, the gap is shorter but it's more hard - to compete head to head against the big clubs in Europe, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus".

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:14

In 2016, Young had a promising rookie campaign as he accumulated 41 solo tackles, nine assisted tackles, two interceptions and one forced fumble in 16 games played. Young graded out as the NFL's No. 26 cornerback by Pro Football Focus last season. During the noncontact OTA workout, Young made an interception and suffered the injury as he made a return upfield.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:12

The Nationals have little history with brawls. You have two guys who don't care for each other too much. That clearly wasn't going inside. If that thing gets away and hits you in the head, that could end not only your career but your life.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:10

But even if the dashing 26-year-old, who has an ODI strike-rate of over 102 but an average of 36, does not come good against the Tigers, Morgan is determined to stick with him. Mashrafe, who was in charge when Bangladesh ended England's hopes at the last World Cup with a 15-run win in Adelaide, has been hugely impressed at the way Eoin Morgan's team have reinvented themselves in the intervening two years.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:05

While it now seems a senior role such as a director of football is a non-starter, any changes that are agreed as part of Wenger's new deal must be implemented with both haste and minimal disruption. Fan unrest was at its worst the following season as the Gunners slipped from league contention by February and were routed 10-2 on aggregate by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:52

Just the sort of accuracy Warren Gatland will be hoping for to contend with the tough tour of New Zealand over the coming weeks. Gatland said that as a New Zealander he had taken pains to ensure the Lions players were well-versed on Maori culture.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:50

Politics in both countries means the Asian giants, arguably cricket's fiercest rivals, now rarely meet outside of International Cricket Council ( ICC ) events. Woakes missed two of the three games against South Africa , though Morgan admitted " Chris Woakes is 100 per cent fit". Over the a year ago, England have won six of their seven ODI series - beating Sri Lanka , Pakistan , Bangladesh , Ireland and South Africa at home, and West Indies in the Caribbean.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:48

Conte heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the Premier League this season after a miserable 2015-16 campaign when Chelsea finished 10th. "This is a strong group of players and with some additions we can be even more successful". "I'm happy for the manager", Ramsey said on the Wembley Stadium pitch.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:47

The French crowd is well known for the atmosphere they're capable of creating at a tennis match. But he did well in that department against the 92nd-ranked Thompson. Klizan was involved in a controversy in his previous match after Laurent Lokoli accused him of faking injuries during their match, and refused to shake his hand.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:45

It's a boost for us to see how excited he is with this new stage (for Argentina)", Sampaoli told reporters. This national team is not of a group of players but of 40 million Argentines. "I want to welcome Jorge Sampaoli". With that received on Thursday, Sampaoli was released from his contract and allowed to be formally announced as the new Argentina coach in a presentation at their training complex just outside Buenos Aires .

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:40

Naturally, Japanese commentators from Gaora Sports were quite excited at Sato's triumphant win. As is customary, a portion of his winnings will go to his Andretti Autosport team. "They worked really hard to get us here". I didn't know if I can be as quick as anyone in an IndyCar. "Fantastic race", exclaimed the 40-year-old Sato .

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:42

Arsenal are planning to make an official announcement confirming Wenger's new deal on Wednesday. "We're committed to mounting a sustained league challenge and that will be our focus this summer and next season", he added. He said: "I tried to be constructive with my book and in the serialisation it was taken out of context". Some fans staged protest marches before home games in recent months calling for the manager to step down, and planes carrying "Wenger out" banners flew over the ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:32

The Pens rolled by Nashville 4-1 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final . "We talked a lot about elevating our play ", said centre Matt Cullen . "There's things we could've done. "It's very disappointing. I treat this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity", Rinne said. For as much as Rinne was a superstar to get them to this point, he's been AHL-level under the bright lights of this series .

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:29

The 22-year-old later admitted he was not mentally or physically ready for the Roland Garros tournament due to injuries and the recent Kyrgios has been struggling with hip and shoulder problems, but said his training schedule was also affected by his granddad Christos passing away in April.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:27

The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game . This year's Western Conference Semifinals featured Golden State and the Utah Jazz. The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:30

In the victory, Fognini won 70 percent of his first serve points and 49 percent of his second serve points. Nick Kyrgios of Australia beat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open . Argentine star Juan Martin del Potro , who made a return to the French Open after a five-year sabbatical, defeated compatriot Guido Pella 6-2, 6-1, 6-4.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:25

The kooky play came in the fourth inning with the Milwaukee Brewers ahead 2-0 after they loaded the bases with one out. Eric Sogard came to the plate and, mercifully, hit a pop foul that stayed on the field of play. RHP Chase Anderson (3-1) starts Thursday's series finale for the Brewers, and RHP Zack Wheeler (3-2) goes for the Mets . Mr. Met entertains the crowd between innings of a game between the Mets and the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on May 25, 2017.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:22

Two nights later, the Penguins used a three-minute stretch at the start of the third period to turn a tight Game Two into a runaway win. But the Penguins, who had needed just 12 shots to score five goals in Game 1 , continued to be opportunistic.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:22

Have fun in Cleveland. After the Jets drafted two safeties in the first two rounds of this year's NFL Draft, Calvin Pryor was seemingly on his way out of NY. Harris and Lee remain the projected starters. Both Pryor and Davis will enter the final season of their contracts in the fall. Davis returns to NY after being a starter for the team from 2013 to 2015.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:22

In other news, it looks like the Mourinho never-ending lottery spree may also need to be extended to keep their goalkeeper David De Gea who the club turned down a £60m bid from Real Madrid for last night. The Champions League final is on the doorstep of the world's richest football league, but the millions from television does not bring class or quality to the table.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:22

Three-time champion Serena Williams is not there as she is expecting a child, while the organizers declined to give two-time champion Maria Sharapova a wild card after she returned from her doping ban. Her parents, Jiri and Pavla, and brothers, Jiri and Libor, were in the stands on Court Philippe Chatrier, with her team decked out in matching T-shirts saying "Courage, Belief, Pojd" ("Come on" in Czech ).

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:14

Staff at The Loop Duty Free at Auckland Airport donned their favorite rugby jerseys (instead of their usual corporate uniform) yesterday to mark the arrival of the British and Irish Lions rugby team in New Zealand . Their last provincial loss was at the hands of Waikato in 1993, a match in which Lions coach Warren Gatland scored a try. Farrell, though, is much more than a trusty boot and his link play with his fellow three-quarters - whoever they may be - as well as his tactical ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:16

He has scored every important goal of the Stanley Cup final and has led the charge for a quick-strike team that, despite being outshot 64-39 in the first two games of the Stanley Cup final , finds itself with an nearly inexplicable 2-0 lead.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:13

On his decision to link-up with Agassi, who won five Grand Slams as a player, current world No 2 Djokovic said: 'Andre is someone that I have tremendous respect for as a person and as a player. "It was very important for me to be able to stay this aggressive and not let him take over the game". Just couldn't find any rhythm. Zverev broke in the first game of the final on his way to the first set and carved out the crucial first break of the second set in the third game.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:11

Open victor Sam Stosur, said , "I think everyone can have their opinion. And it's a whole plot in our nation and in the nations of the world to get the minds of the children". "Now there is a person we can all celebrate". Navratilova said she had "long ago forgiven" Court for her comments 27 years ago that being a lesbian made her a bad role model.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:12

It's those moments, in a tied game with a chance to break through and take a series split back home , that Rinne wilted. After giving up a shaky 1-0 goal in Game 2, there was already some concern about Pekka Rinne's confidence. "I think we were pretty confident going into the third period", said the Penguins' Conor Sheary. "There's things that we could have done [better]".

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:09

The Cavs winning, of course, and me actually being right for a change. "I thought he did a good job of that". Focusing specifically on Game 1 of the NBA Finals over the past 26 years, the Under has been a profitable 9-15-1 O/U since 1991.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:09

Draymond Green scored 16 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. The Warriors became the first team in league history to open the playoffs 12-0, which gets them a week of rest before their third straight NBA Finals appearance. And for good reason: he had a wonderful postseason , with performances that may cap off a legendary career in San Antonio . The Spurs didn't play like it was over Monday night - while the Warriors would hit threes and go on runs, the Spurs would answer back ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:10

We are bringing you live radio commentary from Cardiff's National Stadium of Wales, better known to United Kingdom audiences as the Millennium Stadium. They have their weaknesses, just like any team. Madrid have scored 32 goals this tournament. He's also been lucky enough to compete in La Liga this season against a less-than-vintage Barcelona side.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:07

SoftBank Team Japan had earlier shown their superior speed and foiling technique against Groupama Team France after their skipper Dean Barker got the better start and built on his lead. "Like we have said all along, part of our secondary goal of this competition is definitely to learn and to keep on improving", Burling said. "We were really happy with how the boat was going today".

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:58

Patrick Martin avoided overtime for top-seeded Vanderbilt when he made an 18-foot birdie putt from the fringe Tuesday for a 1-up victory over Harry Hall of UNLV, and Theo Humphrey sent the Commodores into the semifinals by holding on for a 1-up victory in the final match.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:46

On the day of his third straight NBA Finals appearance, 2K Sports have announced that Kyrie Irving will be the cover athlete of the upcoming NBA 2K18 video game. Also for pre-ordering the standard edition, players will receive 5,000 points of virtual currency in the game, 10 weekly MyTEAM packs and a Kyrie Irving pack outfit.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:50

Still, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan argues that despite all those accomplishments that Aldo has racked up over the years, the loss to McGregor will forever haunt him going forward. When he signs a contract, he forgets about everything and concentrates on his next fight . This pattern of McGregor being cheered and Alvarez being jeered continued in the Arena on fight night as McGregor crumbled the granite chin to dust to claim the "big boy" belt.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:44

From there it was nearly all Penguins , as they drew five straight penalties and scored four straight goals. The Predators now have to win four of the next five games to win the Stanley Cup , and that's all. It's Guentzel's playoff-leading 11th goal. If Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final is half as wild and wacky as the opener, we could be in for a doozy of a series .

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:34

Kevin Durant won 10 times , and Stephen Curry took home the hardware nine times for the Warriors . He returns this year more closely resembling the stat-stuffing machine he was in Minnesota than at any other time since he was traded following James' decision to come back to Cleveland .