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by | May 16, 2017 | 11:44

Gatland fought hard to take one of the biggest Lions' parties ever assembled; 41 players, four more than originally planned, at an extra cost of more than £600,000. Rowntree was asked during a media conference if the players already involved in Lions training would be in pole position to feature in the tour opener against a New Zealand Provincial Barbarians side in Whangarei.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:48

We had to do it. "I will analyze the individual performances of the players and try to understand who can give me a little bit more for the final". "All throughout my injury we spoke about the process and when I would be back so it is good that the manager wants you because ultimately he has got that decision of whether you play or not".

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:28

The race started with Lewis Hamilton on pole, ahead of Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas and Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton was also helped by team-mate Bottas, who was in the lead on an extended stint and managed to hold up Vettel up for a handful of laps following the Ferrari driver's first pit stop.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:29

Through 12 playoff games, the 24-year-old owns three goals and 10 assists while averaging 20:18 of ice time per game, second among Predators forwards. A sign, perhaps, that the latter is getting in the head of the former? And as far as his game, I've already answered that. According to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman , both Johansen and Kesler have the same agent, Kurt Overhardt.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:25

Hong). But the real strength of the Los Angeles bid, Baumann suggested, is the leadership of Garcetti and Wasserman , who the International Olympic Committee official calls the "1984 Boys", a reference to their infatuation with the Olympics that began as young boys attending the last Los Angeles Games.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:21

Conte has overseen a remarkable turnaround at Stamford Bridge this season, having taken over a side that had relinquished its Premier League title in disastrous fashion in 2015/16. "If you can continue with these players you can improve a lot", said the Italian, as reported by BBC Sport . "Overall it was a great evening match with an intense atmosphere, with the majority of fans behaving really well and enjoying the game , with only relatively minor issues dealt with by officers", he said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:15

Giroud has become a deeply divisive figure at Emirates Stadium , to the extent that there was a degree of consternation over Wenger's loyal rhetoric in the wake of reports which suggested Marseille were prepared to offer £20million to take the 30-year-old back to France.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:14

I knew where I was, from a normal lie, it wasn't too bad; and from that lie I had no chance. The former US PGA champion broke down in tears after withdrawing from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in March, just six holes into his opening match.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:08

Liverpool are now third but it is out of their hands whether they end the season in the same position. Everybody says then "they can't deal with pressure" but it's not the only sign, missing a penalty or not, of whether we can deal with pressure or not.

by | May 16, 2017 | 11:02

Spurs fans waved their flags; they sang "Nice One, Cyril" about their former manager Cyril Knowles and also vocally supported former player Aaron Lennon, who is suffering from mental health issues. The problem for Spurs is that United are seemingly willing to offer the trio big wages so unless Tottenham are ready to match the going rate, the likes of Rose, Walker and Dier could push for moves.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:55

In an interview on Saturday night, he revealed that some people have advised him to trash talk Woodley but he's not going to do it. "I respect him, and you know me, I'm not going to do something that's not me". Pierre should have fought me". According to Woodley, there have been signs of a Diaz return behind the scenes. "Nick Diaz, in my opinion, is a lineal top-five welterweight".

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:48

Wagner worked closely with his friend Klopp when managing Borussia Dortmund's second team before following him to England in November 2015, and the Liverpool boss has been offering Wagner advice ahead of Huddersfield's play-off run-in. We know we can beat anyone and that's what we are going to try and do over the next two legs and hopefully the final". "If they play as deep as they did today I'm not sure how their fans will react".

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:41

McLaren-Honda boss Zak Brown said he accepted Fernando Alonso's challenge to give him a race winning auto for next year, and had no concerns at him leaving the circuit to play tennis after another engine failure. He failed to even start the recent Russian Grand Prix after his Honda engine conked out on the formation lap. "We'll see what we can do from here". Alonso said: "The vehicle felt quite different, running this asymmetric set-up feels not normal to drive so you need to adjust with ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:35

In the competition, the three finalists were asked to explain what they consider feminism to be and whether they consider themselves feminists. The District of Columbia has another consecutive Miss USA - and this one believes healthcare is a privilege and the term feminism should be transposed with " equalism ".

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:20

Rooney reduced the arrears in the 71st minute, prodding in Martial's low cross and giving United their first goal in an away game against another member of the top six this season at the fifth and final attempt. In that time , Tottenham has spent about as much as it has recouped on transfers. Ginola, 50, only spent three seasons with the North London club between 1997-2000, but he remains a firm fan favourite after dazzling supporters with his talents.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:21

But when substitute Cesc Fabregas put away the victor in the 88th minute, the stadium erupted once again in song for Conte, for Terry and for a title that had looked out of reach after a 10th-place finish last season and a shaky start last autumn.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:19

The 36-year-old notched his 67th Chelsea strike by sliding in to divert a loose, bouncing ball following a Willian corner beyond Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, in off the post. "We conceded three goals but we scored four and created many chances". "At this stage of the season I like to see this type of game", Conte said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:18

San Antonio outscored the Warriors by 21 with Leonard on the floor. The Warriors failed to cover as 15½-point home favorites over the Trail Blazers in Game 1 of their first-round series and also didn't cover as 13-point home chalk over the Jazz in Game 1 of their semifinal series.

by | May 16, 2017 | 10:17

Kerr doesn't travel with Warriors • Steve Kerr did not travel with the Warriors to Salt Lake City and will not coach in Games 3 or 4 as he continues to seek medical solutions for ailments stemming from back surgery gone wrong a couple of summers ago.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:48

The German emerged from the pits after his final slot alongside Hamilton , the pair almost clashing at Turn One before Vettel pulled ahead. Hamilton was beaten into Turn 1 by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel but stayed close in the opening stint, forcing the championship leader into a stop.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:45

Two minutes later, Terry gifted Watford a rare away goal scored by Etienne Capoue, but Cesar Azpilicueta's crisp drive restored Chelsea's lead. Belgium worldwide Michy Batshuayi who sealed the title for Chelsea last Friday at the Hawthorns added to Chelsea's tally four minutes after the restart, but the Hornets responded swiftly again, this time through Daryl Janmaat that reduced the deficit.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:39

Justin, what was it like out there so far? I was feeling down about it, because everybody needed something to say about me. "It's a part of the draft process so I've always pictured myself going". Does all this stuff translate? "Go individually and work with them and if they want to draft you, they'll draft you". His shot-making ability (42% for 3 this season) both with his feet set and off the dribble is something that is at a huge premium in today's National Basketball Association, and ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:37

Pablo Zabaleta will leave Manchester City at the end of the season, the club have announced. The 32-year-old Argentine, who signed from Espanyol in August 2008 , is out of contract this summer. Guardiola is grateful for the "second chance" he has been given by City's demanding Abu Dhabi owners but accepts he is likely to be fired if it goes wrong again next season.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:36

The administration has also called on Beijing to do more to rein in Pyongyang and has said it's seen positive signs in that direction after Chinese President Xi Jinping's meeting with President Trump. Kim Do-hoon, 31, said that South Korea, while keeping the "door open for conversation" with the North, should also "show a stern attitude at some level".

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:25

Tomorrow we have the first chance, the first opportunity to take three points. Asked on Thursday to sum up the impending crowning of his team, former Italy manager Conte was quick to point out the state Chelsea were in when he was appointed past year.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:23

We had a lot of talks about this, and everybody saw the performances and thought "What's wrong with him?' We thought we needed him in these moments and he said 'OK, I'll try". 'It is one of those things and see what we can learn from it going forward. Walter Mazzarris Watford remain 13th, having been denied a last-gasp equaliser when centre-back Sebastian Prodls crisp effort thudded against the crossbar.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:19

After the fight, the undefeated Golovkin (37-0) entered the ring with Alvarez to announce their much-anticipated fight set for September 16, although the fight's venue was not announced. 'Tonight, first congrats to Canelo and his team. I couldn't throw as many punches as I wanted. "I expect the fight is going to be explosive and powerful", Alvarez said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:19

It looked like we'd see a repeat of the same in this game, as the Spurs beat Golden State both offensively as well as defensively, jumping out to a 14-point lead in the first quarter, allowing the Warriors offence to produce a measly 16 points.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:19

Then, of course , John Wall made just his second 3-pointer of the night with 3.5 seconds remaining to take the lead for good and force a Game 7 in Boston on Monday. Hayward would have a chance to join his revered college coach on an up-and-coming roster that was two wins away from the NBA Finals. But as Wall leaped onto the Verizon Center scorer's table and celebrated Friday night, letting everyone know who was in charge of that building, and that city, that was the last thing on his ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:13

Fernando Alonso says he feels encouraged by his first day of Indy 500 practice, despite his running time having been shortened by a suspension problem. 29 McLaren-Honda-Andretti Honda with a best circuit of 223.025 miles per hour. "He's an unbelievable person and a true legend in motorsports, so every comment, every word that he says is obviously very, very important for all of us, and inside the team we are extremely proud and happy to work with him", said Alonso.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:07

Paul, whose two late free throws sealed the win against the Jazz , led the charge by scoring 29 points, dishing eight assists and allowing the Clippers to avoid elimination in the opening round for the second straight season. Unfortunately, this is the same old story for the same old Clippers; they are very good in the regular season, but are very bad in the postseason. Quin Snyder had also called for the Jazz to start intentionally fouling DeAndre Jordan late, getting the first one ...

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:09

The latest blow comes a day after an ultimatum from Alonso: either McLaren gives him a competitive vehicle by October, or he will look to change teams or even consider leaving F1. "Always here [in Spain], I find this extra motivation to take care of every detail of the vehicle", he said. Alonso's MCL32 auto broke down at just the second corner.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:07

And Pochettino conceded his players came up short when they most needed to show they could cope under duress. "Today was a key moment and one of those moments where if you are going to win a title you have to win." After a troubled first year at their new stadium, this was a sweet moment for West Ham , who guaranteed their top-flight status for another year while delivering a potentially fatal blow to their hated rivals.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:56

City have to lose at least one of their last two games, while Liverpool must drop points against Middlesbrough in their season finale on Sunday for Arsenal to have any chance of a Champions League spot. "I'm not influenced by that at all, all I can do is give my best". "We do our job properly and are focused until the end. Overall that is in a very short spell where we have paid for it", he said.

by | May 16, 2017 | 08:52

He has a 35-21 record as a college football head coach. This kid hasn't even played high school football yet, so who knows what will happen as he continues to grow and get stronger along the way. Kiffin was sacked before Sills finished high school. It's from FAU and the Owls new head coach Lane Kiffin, according to sources. Tee Martin confirmed the news to the Alabama Media Group .