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by | June 10, 2017 | 11:39

Nadal has lost 29 games through six matches , back to his dominating best on clay after withdrawing from the French Open before the third round a year ago with an injured left wrist. He kept absolutely walloping his strokes, resolute in his intention to attack and attack and attack. Wawrinka proved a far more unsafe beast though, striking 87 winners as he twice battled back from a one-set deficit to avenge his defeat by Murray a year ago.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:36

He scored seven straight points while the Cavaliers remained scoreless in the game's final 3:09, the biggest three coming on that 26-footer with 45.3 seconds left. Some people may argue their greatness, but James won't. James said he didn't know. "I've got to go home , get my mind focused and get my body focused for game four and we take it one possession at a time ".

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:36

However, Waterford's Seamus Power had a good day on Thursday, carding a one under 69 first round to sit five shots off the lead, where shares a piece of tied-29th with Graeme McDowell. It will be the 23-year-old's first appearance at the event. ATZENBRUGG, Austria - Chilean golfer Felipe Aguilar shot a 7-under 65 to build a two-stroke lead over a group of three on a sunny opening day of the Lyoness Open on Thursday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:21

For much of their 4 1/2 hours of compelling, lengthy and draining points, Murray was up to the task, relentlessly defending and making Wawrinka hit shot after shot after shot. If Nadal wins the championship on Sunday, it'll be his 15th at a major, breaking a tie with Pete Sampras for second behind Federer's 18. Murray is still not quite at the same level as he was previous year, when he played probably his best clay-court match to defeat Wawrinka and then went on to dominate the ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:11

For starters, his throw should have led to a penalty which would have negated the Penguins' fifth goal of the night. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan thinks his Penguins have gotten better, calling Game 5 the best they've played yet in this series.

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:07

Kane's confidence has never been higher and he is desperate to play for his country after injury denied him the chance to turn out for Gareth Southgate before now. You have to decide: okay, this is what we're going to do. But it is important to develop a group first. "You have to have the respect of the group, certain personal qualities where you are prepared to stand up and take responsibility at certain moments, and set examples on the training pitch and in matches".

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:06

Asked if he watched Real's Champions League final win against Juventus, Hazard continued: "Yes, but if I ever wanted to go to Real, I could get there (and be) on the bench". Eden Hazard has admitted to the Belgian press that he would consider a move to Real Madrid if Los Blancos came calling with an offer to Chelsea .

by | June 10, 2017 | 11:03

And then, quite suddenly, it wasn't. The Warriors trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, who signed with the Warriors a year ago to win a championship, brought them back, scoring 14 points in the fourth. With Golden State leading 116-113, Cleveland had a chance to tie the score, but LeBron James turned the ball over by stepping out of bounds with 10.4 seconds remaining.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:56

Durant was upset after being accidentally slapped by Kevin Love on a block attempt and after a lengthy review Love was assessed a flagrant foul. But the circumstances that allowed James to sign with Miami were different than what paved Durant's way to Golden State.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:55

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and former vice president Gary Schultz will have to spend two months in jail. Two ex-Penn State officials have apologized to the sex abuse victims of Jerry Sandusky while awaiting sentencing for failing to alert authorities to a 2001 allegation against the ex-assistant football coach, allowing the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys for years.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:52

This move was done not as an indictment on Rinne, but to try to jumpstart the Predators. Over the first four games, Nashville has controlled the style and pace of play. Head coach Mike Sullivan confirmed the decision following an optional morning skate on Thursday morning. "It's just one of those things it slipped out of my hand", Crosby said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:53

Rinne allowed four goals on 25 shots. "Then, obviously, made a couple mistake in the third and it cost us". Fellow rookie Jake Guentzel is going to take most of the headlines from Game 2 once again. "It plays a part, but I'm not probably maybe as big on it as other people". The night looked to get off to a promising start. The 23-year-old Aberg beat Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta to a puck in the Penguins zone, passed it through Maatta to himself and then patiently drew Murray ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:40

In this photo provided by the America's Cup Event Authority, Great Britain's Land Rover BAR and Emirates Team New Zealand compete during America's Cup challenger semifinals on the Great Sound in Bermuda on Thursday, J. Support boats quickly surrounded the stricken catamaran as some of the New Zealand team swam away. A broken wing derailed the team on the first day against New Zealand and they had to forfeit the second race, before eventually succumbing to a 5-2 defeat.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:33

The team has opened up a three-game lead over the Red Sox and Orioles, who are next in line for the Pinstripes this weekend before they leave for that dreaded time-altering road trip to the West Coast. Aaron Judge had three hits and a walk, scoring twice. Judge's line-drive single up the middle in the sixth registered an exit velocity of 120 miles per hour off the bat - the hardest-hit ball in the majors this season, according to MLB Statcast.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:29

Romania's Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title and the number one ranking with victory over Karolina Pliskova at the French Open . Besides bidding for a first grand slam title herself - Halep lost a thriller to Maria Sharapova in the 2014 French Open final - the more experienced 25-year-old will secure the No.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:31

Murray led by two sets to one but in the end the Swiss' relentless attack overcame his tireless defence to earn a 6-7 6-3 5-7 7-6 6-1 victory. At 32, he will be the oldest finalist at Roland Garros since 33-year-old Niki Pilic was runner-up in 1973.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:30

The King James castle in LA isn't too far from the Staples Center and James , already deeply involved in the entertainment business, is a natural fit for Hollywood - a next-gen Kobe. LeBron James also made the record books, turning in his second triple-double of this series and his ninth overall in the Finals. James and George teaming up with the Lakers? LeBron James might be considering leaving Cleveland again and heading for the West Coast, according to a report in The ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:29

Nine wins from their final 10 matches saw the Gunners turn what looked like a disappointing season into a somewhat positive one with Saturday's FA Cup success moving Arsenal ahead of Manchester United as the most successful team in the competition's history.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:28

With their 15th straight win, the Warriors have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major USA professional sports. He and his Cleveland Cavaliers would not roll over to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals despite the long odds they face, he said .

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:25

Read confirmed he won't face the Samoans at Eden Park next Friday, which falls eight days out from the first of three Lions Tests. Hansen said his decision to select Coles was down to "semantics", with the all-action hooker unlikely to feature in the Test series as he continues to struggle with concussion.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:25

Trailing two sets to one, Wawrinka recovered to win the fourth set in a tie-breaker and level the match. "He's still going to do incredible defense, play the right tennis at the right moment". "I was one tiebreak away from getting to the final", said the Scot, who was runner-up to Novak Djokovic past year. Ever since the clay court season started all eyes have been on Nadal as he was expected to dominate all the tournaments and the Spaniard has done just that.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:21

Dozens of photos and videos from the Patriots' Super Bowl LI ring ceremony filtered out on social media, but perhaps none were more impressive than this one, which shows Belichick embracing his two sons, diamonds weighing down their hands.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:16

Australia's players have left their ongoing pay dispute with CA in the hands of the Australian Cricketers' Association while they focus on qualifying for the Champions Trophy knockout stages. Australia will nearly certainly need to beat England to avoid elimination at the same stage as four years ago. However, back in the day, his nickname, rather unsurprisingly, used to be "Bull".

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:12

Italian powerhouse Juventus quickly responded two minutes later when Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic executed an acrobatic volley to equalize. - clinched the Champions League-European Cup double for the first time since 1957-58. "No I don't think Juve has reached the end of a cycle at all", Allegri said. It's not a bad start for Zidane. "I always do my talking on the pitch".

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:10

We're kidding of course, but thanks to Roma's second place finish, a clause in Gerson's transfer deal was triggered, wherein Roma had throw an additional million towards the Brazilian club, bringing its total cost to €17 million. Spalletti's appointment had been widely expected given his relationship with Inter sporting director Walter Sabatini, who also recently joined from Roma .

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:05

It is important that we go out there with that mindset. Scotland will be trying to reduce the gap in the group. Though the North London club is arguably one of the best sides in England , they have not won a major trophy since lifting the League Cup back in 2008.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:04

Southgate took his players to an army training camp for assault courses and camping at the weekend and Kane was delighted to learn lessons from the team-building exercise. On the global stage, the Spurs star hasn't quite found the same level of success in front of goal, scoring five in 17 games, and he is eager to improve that, starting with Scotland on Saturday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 10:02

Former champions McLaren's hopes of a first point of the season had already disappeared 12 laps from the end when Belgian rookie Stoffel Vandoorne, who had been 10th, crashed at the same place as Ericsson. " I'm really, really happy that I was able to fight back to seventh ", said Hamilton . Something that was quite evident at the podium as well. Ferrari's race victor Sebastian Vettel sprays Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, who finished third at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:58

Australia were cruising in the Group A Champions Trophy clash at 1-83, after bowling the Tigers out for 182, when light rain started to fall in the 16th over. Bangladesh elected to bat and their supporters, whose superior numbers formed a sea of green in the stands, burst into life when Tamim flicked one off his pads for the game's first boundary.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:59

The Warriors have been simply on fire during the playoffs and now hold a 15-0 record, just one game away from sweeping the Cavaliers . "It is now", Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry said here on Thursday. The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers, while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. "We know what's at stake and that's an National Basketball Association title".

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:54

But it's one they had to have, and a series that wasn't living up to its hype and seemed headed for a quick conclusion is California bound for Game 5 on Monday night. There have been two one-loss champions: the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers (15-1) and 1983 Philadelphia 76ers (12-1). "That first quarter, they came out and hit us with that incredible punch", Durant said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:56

Maloney was in his sixth season with the Major League team and second as third-base coach. Assistant hitting coach Bill Mueller has taken a leave of absence. It is unclear whether Shildt will be replaced as quality control coach and precisely what Warner's duties will include. He was activated May 19 but found playing time hard to come by with third baseman Jedd Gyorko and shortstop Aledmys Diaz entrenched at their positions.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:50

Indian captain Virat Kohli said he "felt like a club batter" when teammate Yuvraj Singh was in full flow in the ICC Champions Trophy game against Pakistan here. " India and Pakistan can't play bilateral series till the terror from Pakistan remains". Subsequently, Pakistan also lost opener Ahmed Shehzad and Babar Azam cheaply for 12 and 8 runs respectively, before Mohammad Hafeez provided the side with some resistance by his 33-run knock.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:46

And when the match did eventually get underway the windy conditions disrupted Mladenovic's flow in-front of a vocal home crowd. Meanwhile Bacsinszky is continuing with her dream return to the sport. "I have to change something compared to the last matches", Thiem, the youngest of the quarterfinalists, said. Bacsinszky, meanwhile, can now look forward to a second French Open semi-final in three years.

by | June 10, 2017 | 09:48

Of course, no team in National Basketball Association history has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in a playoff series and the Cavs just need to take it one game at a time. I even dropped my mouth piece because I was so uncoordinated with that. Prior to the January 2016 regular-season matchup between the two teams at Quicken Loans Arena, Curry asked if the visitor's locker room still smelled like champagne.