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Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro to clash in French semis Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro to clash in French semis
- Июня 08, 2018

He buckled at 5-5 and sent a backhand long on break point, leaving del Potro to serve for the match, which he did easily as Cilic sent three more backhands out. In the aftermath of the 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 6-3 6-4 win over a fellow Grand Slam champion, Del Potro was overwhelmed with emotion. And yet, insists Nadal: "I just go on court knowing that every match is hard, and I can lose and I can win". (more...)
Jake Ball recalled to England ODI squad as cover for Chris Woakes Jake Ball recalled to England ODI squad as cover for Chris Woakes
- Июня 08, 2018

Stokes also didn't play in the second Test match at Headingley against Pakistan . European Central Bank is hopeful that both of them would be available for the later stage of series against the Kangaroos. Bowler Jake Ball has been called up to England's squad for the one-day series against Australia . The 27-year-old will have his injury assessed later this week before a decision is made on how many matches he will miss against Australia . (more...)
Robert Pires keen on joining Arsenal boss Unai Emery's coaching staff Robert Pires keen on joining Arsenal boss Unai Emery's coaching staff
- Июня 08, 2018

The Frenchman, a World Cup victor in 1998, trains regularly with the first-team squad and feels he could help Emery launch a new era at the Emirates Stadium following Arsene Wenger's departure. 'United have a very good relationship with Dortmund, the teams speak a lot, but Sokratis chose to go to Arsenal '. Arsenal are hopeful Lichtsteiner will add much needed experience to their squad ahead of their first season with Arsene Wenger at the helm after 22 years. (more...)
Warriors take 3-0 lead in NBA Finals Warriors take 3-0 lead in NBA Finals
- Июня 08, 2018

Neither team led by more than three points in the fourth quarter until Stephen Curry drained a 3-pointer with 2:38 remaining for a 101-97 Warriors edge. James arrived at 6 p.m. dressed more casually - camouflage trousers, purple hoodie, "Billionaire Boys Club" baseball cap - than on the road where he and the Cavs have been wearing suits during the postseason. (more...)
Tiger Woods yacht spotted in the Hamptons prior to US Open
- Июня 08, 2018

The Montauk Yacht Club is located about an hour away from Shinnecock Hills, where Woods will be shooting for his 15th Major championship and his first since winning the U.S. 1 and 2015 PGA victor Jason Day . He does not have a PGA tour win since August 2013. The 14-time major champion is now ranked 80th in the world following last weekend's Memorial Tournament, where he finished tied for 23rd. (more...)
Capitals win first ever Stanley Cup with comeback win Capitals win first ever Stanley Cup with comeback win
- Июня 08, 2018

It was Lars Eller who scored the game-winning goal on a rebound that trickled through the legs of goalie Marc-Andre Fleury at 12:23 in the third period. The Capitals went to the power play later in the period, but Fleury was there to stone Ovechkin on a one-timer before Smith Pelly evened things. (more...)
Displaying items by tag: Vegas Golden Knights Displaying items by tag: Vegas Golden Knights
- Июня 08, 2018

Braden Holtby - What else can you say about him? There were lead changes, a coach's challenge, fights and power plays as the teams picked up the pace following a goal-less opening period. "For me personally, I don't try to think about it too much what's going on and just try focusing on different things". "That was a toss-up for me, I thought they were neck and neck if you ask me who gets the Conn Smythe, I thought that's gonna be a tough choice", Trotz said. (more...)
Steven Gerrard announces Rangers backroom team Steven Gerrard announces Rangers backroom team
- Июня 08, 2018

Steven Gerrard has returned to Liverpool to sign Ovie Ejaria on a season-long loan and add Gary McAllister and Michael Beale to his backroom staff at Rangers . "It's a massive club, doing really well at the moment, so it wasn't a hard decision at all". Steven Gerrard was always expected to dip into his knowledge of the Liverpool academy and try to bring young talented youngsters from the Merseyside giants to Rangers . (more...)
FREE TACO! Golden State Warriors win triggers Taco Bell giveaway
- Июня 08, 2018

Just thank the Golden State Warriors on your way out. Game 4 of the NBA Finals is tomorrow, June 8 at 9pm in Cleveland. The Warriors bet the Cavaliers 110-102 Wednesday night. No purchase necessary. One taco per person limit. Taco Bell will make good on the promotion between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on June 13 at locations across the U.S. (more...)
Arjun Tendulkar Selected In India U-19 Squad For Sri Lanka Squad Arjun Tendulkar Selected In India U-19 Squad For Sri Lanka Squad
- Июня 08, 2018

Tendulkar was selected in the squad for two four-day matches and is expected to be a vital contributor to the Indian cause in the island nation. The four-day squad will be captained by 18-year-old Delhi wicketkeeper-batsman Anuj Rawat , who had scored two half-centuries, including one on debut, in as many matches for Delhi during the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy. (more...)
Supposed anti-Israel Messi quote debunked as fake Supposed anti-Israel Messi quote debunked as fake
- Июня 08, 2018

The leader of the Lega party, Matteo Salvini, who recently took the office of deputy prime minister and interior minister, has expressed solidarity with Israel, slamming hatred and violence hindering a peaceful event as Argentina pulled out from a pre-World Cup warm-up game in Jerusalem, citing serious threats to players as the reason. (more...)
Kevin Durant Held Back From Heckling Cavs Fan Kevin Durant Held Back From Heckling Cavs Fan
- Июня 08, 2018

KD should now just go back to his "Slim Reaper" nickname, as he is just killing the hopes and dreams of anyone thinking they can beat the Warriors ... "I knew that my talent level here in Cleveland couldn't succeed getting past a Boston, getting past the San Antonios of the league", James said. It erased a lead that Kevin Love and J.R. (more...)
Rashford leads England to win over Costa Rica Rashford leads England to win over Costa Rica
- Июня 08, 2018

Serious movement on that ball, which may have something to do with its design. And Rashford felt his performance in Thursday's game, in which Danny Welbeck headed in the second goal , was helped by his more carefree approach. "He had a hard end to the season, having to play on his own as a number nine at times". He is still filling out. "We sometimes forget how old he is". (more...)
French Open 2018: Rafael Nadal admits to nerves after Diego Schwartzman scare
- Июня 08, 2018

I thought he played great in Madrid, was a little unlucky in Rome [losing Italy's Fabio Fognini at the first hurdle], but he's ready to make that next step and make his first Grand Slam final. The other men's semi-final is No. 7 Dominic Thiem of Austria against 72nd-ranked Marco Cecchinato of Italy, who never won a Grand Slam match until last week and was cleared of a match-fixing charge on a technicality in 2016. (more...)
Washington Capitals Win the Stanley Cup Washington Capitals Win the Stanley Cup
- Июня 08, 2018

Then in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Russian captain delivered seconds into the deciding clash versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, giving Washington a lead it wouldn't relinquish. Smith-Pelly scored while falling into the right face-off circle after kicking the puck to his stick. Marc-Andre Fleury, meanwhile, had another so-so performance in allowing four goals on 33 shots. (more...)
Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman Nabil Fekir: Liverpool close to £53m deal for Frenchman
- Июня 08, 2018

Following the news that Liverpool were hopeful of signing Lyon's Nabil Fekir before the World Cup , it's now being reported by that the deal will be sealed on Friday. Aulas believes a pre-World Cup agreement may be the most profitable arrangement for Lyon after Didier Deschamps preferred Corentin Tolisso, Paul Pogba and N'Golo Kanté in midfield for France's most recent warm up match. (more...)
Iguodala questionable for game three of NBA Finals Iguodala questionable for game three of NBA Finals
- Июня 08, 2018

Durant insisted the Warriors won't let down as they head to Cleveland . "We talk about his versatility all the time", Warriors guard Stephen Curry said. In that three-minute stretch between the fourth quarter and overtime, James looked furious, didn't say anything to Smith and reacted with disgust when Lue told him they had a timeout left. (more...)
Highlights: Halep ends Muguruza hopes to reach final
- Июня 08, 2018

A win on Thursday would move Stephens to No. 4 in the rankings. One thing Halep will not want to dwell on is the fact she has won only one of her past eight finals - including a defeat by Jelena Ostapenko in last year's Roland Garros showpiece. (more...)
Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title
- Июня 08, 2018

They compensated for a miserable night from Stephen Curry with a virtuoso performance from Durant, who delivered the dagger with 49.8 seconds left - a 33-foot 3-point shot off the dribble to give the Warriors a 106-100 lead. Golden State will get their first chance to close out the series on Friday in Cleveland . "And Kevin was the story in the second half, closing it out". (more...)
Deandre Ayton will watch the NBA Finals with the Suns this evening Deandre Ayton will watch the NBA Finals with the Suns this evening
- Июня 08, 2018

Ayton, a heavy favorite to be the No. 1 pick, will not conduct any more workouts. "I know I'm going No. 1", Ayton told reporters Wednesday. I'm not saying I'm the best player, I'm saying I'm the best competitor. He went to high school there after moving from the Bahamas, and said that most of his family lives in the area now too. Don't be surprised if we hear Ayton's name called first on June 21. (more...)