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by | May 12, 2017 | 12:44

He is one cricketer we are looking at for our future. India have made it a point, under new coach Anil Kumble, to test their injured players in domestic cricket before picking them for internationals. The 15-member squad unveiled by chief selector MSK Prasad contained no real surprises. "If you speak to Zaheer Bhai, there is something or the other that comes out that could add to my game", he said.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:41

Conte could be offered a contract extension at the end of the season, something which is commonplace for title-winning managers. "Now the most important thing is to reach our target. The Blues can seal the Premier League title with victory over West Brom on Friday. Also we must know that to play West Brome is not easy. Other teams might have spent more last summer on players, but the bottom line is no team have scored more goals or won more games than Chelsea this season.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:41

After Boston won the first two games of the series at home, the Wizards roared back and took Games 3 and 4 in Washington , winning by 27 and 19 points, respectively. But they're also 1-5 on the road. Last point guard dominant team to win a championship? Shot just 24 percent from the 3-point line (7 of 29). Wednesday marked only the third time Bradley has scored 20 or more points in a playoff game.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:34

Day, however, made three bogeys over his last four holes and had to settle for a 70. "I haven't really been in this position recently, actually going out there and seeing your name at the top of the leaderboard and stuff like that, which is kind of weird".

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:34

Leading 1-0 from the first leg, United took control as Marouane Fellaini headed home Marcus Rashford's cross. However, with United failing to find the insurance goal, Celta Vigo stayed in the tie, even more so when Facundo Roncaglia scored in the 85 minute.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:26

German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and Swiss prosecutor Cornel Borbely decried a "clearly politically motivated" decision by the Infantino-led council on Tuesday to prevent them remaining in their jobs. "We took over the organisation at its deepest point", said Infantino. Asked if he could give any examples of fake news regarding FIFA, Infantino said: "No".

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:26

They're also 14-3 in Cole's last 17 starts versus the National League West, while the Diamondbacks are just 1-4 in their last five games following a win. Only one ball off a Pittsburgh bat reached the outfield through six innings. Astros 3, Yankees 2: Defensive replacement Jake Marisnick made a flawless throw from left field to nail Jacoby Ellsbury at the plate for the final out and visiting Houston held off NY in a matchup between teams with the best records in baseball.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:21

He revealed that he has already had it written into his contract that he will keep his race auto, as used in America on May 28, and put it on display in his personal vehicle museum in Spain. I was able to feel some of the set-up changes and things like that, because I think the driving technique is quite different, so step-by-step. I like this Formula One.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:20

And tonight was one of those nights. But the obvious note from the Senators' first matchup with the Rangers is that this series could very well be the second round's top goalie duel. The Devils finished the regular season with just 70 points, tied with Arizona for the third fewest in the overall standings. Already, they face long odds, as just 18 of the previous 87 teams to drop the first two games of a best-of-seven series at home have gone on to win the series, and only four in National ...

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:18

Australian Patty Mills has stepped up again as the San Antonio Spurs clinched their NBA Western Conference semi-finals series with a commanding 114-75 win over Houston. He had 34 points and 12 rebounds. The Celtics lead their second round series 3-2 and can close it out with a win Friday in Washington. They don't get a shot off (insert Gregg Popovich yelling at Pau Gasol ), but that key defensive play helped San Antonio force overtime.

by | May 12, 2017 | 12:08

One thing that I am sure of, is that the National Hockey League is dreading the thought of a potential Ottawa-Nashville Stanley Cup Final. Speed went toward chasing dump-ins, which the Senators handled well as long as they had puck-moving dynamo Erik Karlsson out to patrol the blueline.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:50

One controversial pick was Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley, who was drafted by Oakland at No. 24. - The 49ers new front office and head coach nailed the first day of their first draft. They let picks fall to them, and only adding more picks would have been better. Walker was named the 2016 ACC Defensive Player of the Year. So maybe you DO want 'Bama defensive guys around.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:52

To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. The Spurs will have to win in Houston for the second time this series to avoid a Game 7 in San Antonio . "Or anything", guard Patty Mills said. "I'm going to play", he said. "We said it before the playoffs started, you lose a couple and you might get swept".

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:47

Today's revised budget proposal does not offer an increase in ASES funding to keep successful after school programs open to thousands of California students and their families. He cited a "modestly improved fiscal outlook" since January for allowing $1.5 billion more in general fund spending in his $124 billion proposal, despite uncertainty about future federal spending by the Trump administration as it seeks to overhaul the health care plan.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:45

With Mourinho prioritising the Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo in midweek, United, who hold a 1-0 first-leg lead, fielded a much-changed side in north London . Defeat at Spurs could see them slip to sixth, having already drawn 14 games this season. Sky customers can now upgrade to Sky Sports for the Premier League run-in and an unmissable summer of sport.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:41

Ive apologized to the fans who showed up to see me throw or to see a different outcome of the game. The first baseman has spent the past three weeks on the disabled list recovering from a hyperextended left elbow. And let it be known this is not the same San Francisco team that eliminated the Mets in that one-game wild card elimination last October at Citi Field.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:36

The prosecutor added Hernandez forfeited his right to appeal by taking his own life and that more courts in the country where moving away from allowing abatements. Judge Garsh dismissed the claim offered by prosecutors that Hernandez knew of the abatement rules when he committed suicide. Mr Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward, was emotional at a news conference after the hearing, saying: "In our book, he's guilty, and he's always going to be guilty".

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:23

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Leonard asked to stay in the game but the staff made the decision to sit him. The big question now heading to game six is Leonard's status. He did not play the final five minutes of regulation or in overtime, dealing with both a right knee issue and a left ankle problem that came when he landed on Harden's foot late in the third quarter.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:20

Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. "We knew coming out in the third quarter that we could definitely get it going defensively, and that's what we did". "I was allowing their defense to kind of affect me a little bit instead of getting where I want to get to and get the shot for our team that we need.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:09

He stepped on Harden's foot while running back in transition with 5:37 left in the third quarter and then played limited minutes before sitting out overtime. If the Spurs had activated Leonard on Thursday, the nightmare scenario - an ineffective Leonard and a re-aggravation of the injury - would have been in play.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:07

BOSTON CELTICS ALL-STAR Isaiah Thomas plans to get his tooth fixed quickly after his smile was left a little worse for wear in the National Basketball Association playoffs. "Two teams played their hearts out". Somehow, Thomas has managed to not only play every game since, but lead the Celtics during the playoffs just as he did all regular season long prior.

by | May 12, 2017 | 11:03

Ottawa's netminder had 34 saves on 35 shots in a 2-1 Game One win against the Rangers. Holtby was yanked for the start of the third period in what became a 6-2 Washington loss to Sidney Crosby and the Penguins on Saturday night. "I haven't really thought about it at all". "I saw a little opening there in the short side, and just tried to beat him", he said. "It's fun to win".

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:57

Shkodran Mustafi says Arsenal are still in the hunt for a Champions League spot, although he regrets the Gunners not finding form earlier in the season. "We took over in the second half and created many opportunities". "I wish we'd found this before", Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi said", but we have three games left".

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:54

And German manager Klopp feels Liverpool are not far away from top honours. Whereas Rodgers had asked Lallana to provide his playmaking qualities from out wide, seemingly a effect of his ability to play with either foot, Klopp saw the benefits of using the ambipedal midfielder in more central roles.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:45

LeBron James scored 35 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the To-ronto Raptors 115-94 Friday (Saturday in Manila) to take a 3-0 stranglehold lead in their second-round National Basketball Association playoff series. "I thought he was more aggressive as the game went on, taking his shot and making quick decisions". Delon Wright also saw a bump in playing time off the bench, but he scored two points and had a plus-minus of minus-10 in 12 minutes.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:44

Monaco attacked relentlessly after the break, with Buffon diving at the feet of Mbappe minutes after his save from Falcao . "We're very close to big objectives this year". After Higuain's crucial lead, Paulo Dybala started the attack with a fine flick for Alves, who exchanged passed with Higuain, before a clever backheel from the Brazilian fell into the patch of the striker.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:42

The Spurs only allowed 6 points in OT, while the Rockets let in 9 and it was a tight battle the whole way. But nothing to worry about - Danny Green and Ginobili made up for it. Two questionable plays closed regulation with the game tied at 101. When it wasn't Ginobili driving to the rim, it was Jonathon Simmons getting in front of Harden to draw a charge.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:39

The statement said United States of America forces were conducting an advise-and-assist mission with Somalia's military. Milliken was killed in the ensuing firefight and two other Americans were wounded. But the militants remain a potent force in some rural areas. Aid groups have raised concerns about the new military efforts, saying civilians could be at risk as hundreds of thousands are displaced by a drought that threatens roughly half the country's population of 12 million.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:37

David Moyes has revealed that planning is well underway to ensure Sunderland bounce back to the Premier League. Hull boss Marco Silva had been unbeaten in his previous 41 home league games, a record dating back to his time in charge of Portuguese side Estoril in 2014 and encompassing spells with Sporting Lisbon and Olympiakos.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:26

Manny Machado hit a long three-run shot for his third homer of the series and the Baltimore Orioles capped four tense days at Fenway Park with an 8-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night. The bad blood between the two teams did not prompt a warning before the game. "It's something we are focused on and very interested in". But he did say Major League Baseball will be considering the financial means the competing groups have to spend on payroll.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:20

Senators 6, Rangers 5 • Jean-Gabriel Pageau might not have seen the goal that capped his "legendary game" for the Ottawa Senators . I'll show you puck management. Lundqvist snatched his shot with the glove as the Canadian Tire Centre crowd murmured in frustration. The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins meet Monday in game three of the second round National Hockey League playoffs at the PPG Paints Arena.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:07

Fantasy Impact Wall and the Wizards will need to win Game 6 at home on Friday night to stave off elimination. The Washington Wizards did everything they could to keep Isaiah Thomas from going off on them Wednesday night. I knew that I haven't been playing to my ability on the offensive end the last two games and for this team I wanted to bring my all. The Celtics and Wizards have played nine times this season.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:09

United may not be out of the top four race by the numbers, but Mourinho is a man whose only focus is now on the Europa League. This most underwhelming stretch of games without defeat comprised 13 wins and 12 draws, but is an unbeaten run no less and, in fact, the third longest in a single Premier League campaign.

by | May 12, 2017 | 10:00

These bowlers will play the crucial role if India has to win the tournament. Ashwin, who suffered a sports hernia, was also advised six-to-eight weeks of rehabilitation after a gruelling Test series against Australia. In 50 overs you have more time to settle down for a longer innings. Explaining the decision, Prasad said Ashwin's injury was not that serious and he merely required some rest.

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.