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by | May 12, 2017 | 09:36

The 23-year-old's team leader Vincenzo Nibali explained what had happened after the stage: "The problem is that his radio battery was flat and so he didn't hear us call him", the Italian said in his post-race RAI interview. As they headed for a technical finish featuring a series of small climbs, descents and tight hairpin bends, Pedersen peeled off, his legs no longer able to maintain the unrelenting pace.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:27

Because I don't think the others, playing one match per week and being in a great situation, are going to blow it. "It was not a gamble, just a outcome of our situation". "Then two days later we play Southampton and two days later we play Crystal Palace and this is too much for us so I don't think we have any chance of finishing top four in the Premier League".

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:18

This season they are on the brink of winning Serie A and have again reached the cup and Champions League finals, making Allegri one of Europe's most wanted coaches. Most goalkeepers might have been annoyed by losing their run of clean sheets but Gianluigi Buffon is a different level of class. "Now we're a certainty".

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:20

Durant told ESPN all he wanted to do was pick up a basketball and show his skills on the court. The two players got plenty of opportunities to showcase various parts of their games, with Mykhailiuk getting plenty of open jumpers and Mason running the show as the white team's point guard the way he did at Kansas for the past few seasons.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:13

The second week collections (Rs 112 crore) of Baahubali: The Conclusion have surpassed the record of Aamir Khan's Dangal, which earned Rs 111.56 crore in its second week, reports Box Office India . "If you look at the audience, it'll usually be youngsters and mostly male". Instantly, Baahubali smashes the massive chains with a mallet, a sight which is hard to forget long after watching the film.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:15

Even without their star, however, the defending champion Penguins beat the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday to take a 3-1 series lead . But what needs to be considered here is that, just a few minutes earlier, the referees also blew another high-sticking call.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:10

London:Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard called Maria Sharapova as a "cheater" over her return from a drugs ban and suggested the Russian should be banned for life. Mladenovic is one of several players to have publicly spoken out against the Russian being given wildcard entries to tournaments, following the completion of her ban.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:11

The most important thing is to write the history of the club", Conte added. Third-to-last Hull is on 34 points, one fewer than Swansea and four fewer than Palace. Defeat at Stamford Bridge relegated Middlesbrough back to the Championship and Fabregas felt Chelsea asserted their dominance against Steve Agnew's side.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:10

Everybody asks you, 'When are you going to do this, when are you going to do that?' ... Unfortunately, those moments always seem to come at the low points for the Washington Capitals. It's not a new feeling for the Capitals and their fans, but it's likely the most disappointing playoff exit to date. This was not Ovechkin's failure alone; it was Washington's , again.

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:01

For sure now I'm a bit relaxed. "Then we had to play against them in the semi-final of the FA Cup". Now we need to do another step. Yesterday's fixture was always going to be tough for a team fighting to stay up. "I've left a very silent dressing room". " They might not have the pressure to win the game in terms of their league position but nobody wants to be the team that loses and let other guys have their parties .

by | May 12, 2017 | 09:00

United won the League Cup earlier this year and Keane said that "there's no reason why" the club can not add to their silverware by clinching the Europa League, but added that even if they did, their season should not be termed a success. The skipper committed his immediate future to United in February amid interest from China, saying he wanted to remain at the club during this "exciting time" - a period that could soon bring Europa League glory.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:57

And just to balance affairs, two past champions from Australia, Jason Day and Adam Scott, had the lead and the tournament firmly in hand during their rounds, only to let it slip from their grasp with loose shots to fall back in the pack. Fast starts and bad finishes were the norm, and not just for Scott. On one hand, he was returning to TPC Sawgrass as the titleholders, but he has also been far removed from that sort of form over the past year.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:51

Isaiah Thomas seemed to recognize that when he spoke to reporters Tuesday. Hill out: Utah point guard George Hill missed his third straight game Monday night with a left big toe injury. "We'll make adjustments as a team", said Thomas, who is playing with a heavy heart following the death of his younger sister last month. Washington has more options on offense.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:42

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vezina Trophy victor Braden Holtby has been yanked out of the Washington Capitals' net during Game 2 of their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, replaced in goal by Philipp Grubauer to start the third period. After the first period, Sullivan told his team to be more competitive and play with more urgency because they had to start winning puck battles. Not only was he relieved of his duties in Game 2, but he had allowed 14 goals through the first four games of the ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:41

Cahill's eighth goal of the season and Willian's beautifully worked third inflicted only Everton's second home defeat of the season. "We scored an fantastic goal with Pedro, then the second and third, but it was not so easy". "At this part of the season every win is a great win for us". Lukaku has scored three times in his past three games. It's important to win but also to have a great enthusiasm to reach your target.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:40

The 2017 NFL Draft is scheduled for April 27-29, and will be held in Philadelphia for the first time since 1961. - The 49ers new front office and head coach nailed the first day of their first draft. It was touted as a defensive draft, and maybe it was. The Titans and Chargers went with wide receivers Corey Davis of Western Michigan and Mike Williams of Clemson, respectively.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:41

San Antonio outscored the Rockets in Game 5 when Leonard sat, but the rest of the series shows a far different tale. Houston only played seven in Game 5 , which could cause some problems tonight. He increased those numbers to 27.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4.7 assists during the postseason. Coach Mike D'Antoni added Sam Dekker to the rotation after being criticized for not adding anyone to the rotation Tuesday in the first game since Nene suffered a season-ending thigh injury.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:16

Fernando Llorente is very confident Swansea will stay afloat in the Premier League after entering safety with two games left. After Hull City suffered a surprise 2-0 defeat against relegated Sunderland earlier in the day, Fernando Llorente's first-half header sealed a precious win for the Welsh side.

by | May 12, 2017 | 08:09

But thankfully, the original showed up just in time as he broke Almagro in the 11th game of the deciding set before serving for the match . The second-seeded Serbian wristed a slick forehand drop shot victor to seal a 26-minute set in which he won 12 of 15 first-serve points.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:48

Manchester United are hoping to seal their place in the final of the Europa League on Thursday, when they welcome Celta Vigo to Old Trafford. Having said that, Mourinho is a great manager and this time he will get the chance to show how good he really is.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:44

However, he's proven that he's willing to listen to Mourinho and his instructions, something the Portuguese boss loves and is one of the reasons we see the Belgian in action so often. United started shakily, with Blind looking particularly uncertain, and there were early murmurs of concern around Old Trafford when Iago Aspas cut in from the right and obliged Sergio Romero to tip his rasping shot over.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:33

Last season was very bad. "We have to gain more points to finish strongly, then everything moving forward will be aimed at getting back into the Premier League as soon as possible". "Every game is a different story but at the end of it I hope we will win the title". "We mustn't forget we have to take three points in these three games and tomorrow we have the first opportunity to take three points".

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:36

The unseeded World No. 52 struck five aces in the final set and lost only three points over his final four service games, while Wawrinka won just two of his seven second-serve points in the third and was broken twice. On the other hand, Kyrgios, who delayed his start to the clay season after missing Monte Carlo and Barcelona, decimated unseeded Ryan Harrison 6-3, 6-3 to set up the much-anticipated clash against Nadal.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:13

Christian Arroyo's three-run double snapped a ninth-inning tie Wednesday afternoon as the San Francisco Giants defeated the New York Mets 6-5 at Citi Field. Manager Terry Collins defended his use of Familia, particularly in regard to Tuesday's victory against the Giants, when the closer was used despite the Mets holding a five-run lead.

by | May 12, 2017 | 07:00

Earlier in the day, Popovich termed Leonard as a game-time decision. "It's not an empirical formula", Popovich told reporters after the shootaround. "It shouldn't change anyone else's mindset", Mills said. "It has to be the same". Leonard twisted his ankle in Game 5 when he stepped on James Harden's foot in the third quarter.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:56

The Caps' goal explosion came courtesy of stars like T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeny Kuznetsov , who had been criticised at times for playing short of their typically high standards. "They're going to bring it". That created a two-on-one with Burakovsky and Oshie, and Burakovsky kept it for himself, wedging the puck between Fleury.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:52

The 31-year-old has experienced an immensely disappointing season during which he has battled for both his form and fitness that made him a bit-part player this season. "I have been at this club 13 years, of course I want to play football". "I said in October, November, that this club will be successful under Jose Mourinho having seen the way he works", he added.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:48

They survived partly because the incredible Antetokounmpo played all but 81 seconds of the game, and the Bucks could only stay dead even with Toronto when he was on the floor. "Simple plays like that are just something we need to work more on and have more of them". Corey Joseph broke an 82-82 tie with a triple that pushed Toronto back on top by 3.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:40

Everton and Swansea City went head-to-head this weekend with the Welsh side coming out on top. Prior to that draw, the Swans collected all three points at home, so it seems that they have caught on some momentum going into the clash on Saturday .

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:38

Well, if the Blues are going to get Washington's second-round draft pick in 2019, they'll have to hope Kevin Shattenkirk re-signs with the Capitals this offseason. The Penguins scored the game's first goal at 8:49 of the period. Peters clings to the positive moments - Dale Hunter's Game 7 breakaway against Ron Hextall in 1988, or Joel Ward's victor against Boston in 2012.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:35

Game 4 is Sunday night in Houston. James appears to be on his way to his seventh straight NBA Finals. That streak ended when Toronto beat the Cavs in Games 3 and 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, but the Raptors couldn't duplicate the feat this time around.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:29

And with very short technique he has invention in his head. 'He's creative because he's not fazed by anything and he's surprised everybody in the stadium tonight by what he did. "So let's just continue". Arsenal are winless in their five previous away visits to St Mary's in the Premier League, last winning there in December 2003 (D3 L2).

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:27

Now we are in the final and we are going to have time to prepare it but we are happy for what we've done", Zidane commented after knocking Atlético Madrid out. Fourth-placed Sevilla look like Real's most hard opponents in the three remaining games, though Jorge Sampaoli's team are far from the swashbuckling side that ended Real's 40-game unbeaten run in January.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:25

But John Wall had that look in his eye in the second quarter. Washington did not give up a Boston field goal for seven minutes and forced six turnovers in the quarter. "That's all it was. We took care of business at home, now we just gotta try to get Game 4". But more importantly, there is long-standing beef here: It began when then-Wizards coach Randy Wittman was accused of cursing out Jae Crowder , but it's gotten more serious since.

by | May 12, 2017 | 06:15

Klitschko got up only to take even more punishment. Joshua said after his defeat of the 41-year-old Klitschko - who has already said he will only fight on in the event of a rematch - that his victory did not match the high of winning Olympic gold at London 2012.