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Sundar stuns Mumbai Indians as Rising Pune Supergiant progress to final Sundar stuns Mumbai Indians as Rising Pune Supergiant progress to final
- May 18, 2017

In fact, Rising Pune Supergiant ( RPS ) have won three of the four encounters between the two teams and the last one would be rankling the Rohit Sharma-led team as they looked in control for most period while chasing 161run target. It's on the slower side and the ball is stopping, and Pune's score of 160 may be a fighting one. With the "Man with the Midas touch" gone, it will be an uphill battle for Pune to upstage Mumbai . (more...)
Man City beat West Brom, virtually seal top-4 place in EPL
- May 18, 2017

Pep Guardiola kept the media waiting on Tuesday night after failing to appear for his post-match press conference until well after 11pm, but when the Manchester City manager arrived he had the flawless excuse for his lateness after the victory over West Bromwich Albion. (more...)
Italian Open win allows Sharapova to qualify for Wimbledon Italian Open win allows Sharapova to qualify for Wimbledon
- May 17, 2017

Canadian Bouchard had called for five-times grand slam champion Sharapova to be banned for life after testing positive for heart drug meldonium at last year's Australian Open, referring to the Russian as a "cheater". We are in talks with the tennis authorities on the plan we want to implement to fight against doping. Furthermore, despite being very tall, Sharapova has good movement on the court, which makes her, even more , harder to beat. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Marcus Rashford's goal a product of hard work
- May 17, 2017

The Portuguese manager put the young England forward's contribution down to the work done off the pitch and on the training ground. Aspas fired wide from Jonny's cross after good build-up from the hosts, but they did little to trouble United who held onto the narrow advantage ahead of the return leg at Old Trafford on May 11. (more...)
Vegas gives the Spurs virtually no chance to beat the Warriors Vegas gives the Spurs virtually no chance to beat the Warriors
- May 17, 2017

At the final National Basketball Association playoff game between the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets Thursday night at Houston's Toyota Center, one pair of Rockets fans got a little more than they bargained for when they were put on the infamous kiss cam during a break from play. (more...)
Eduardo Rodriguez strikes out five in win over Cardinals Eduardo Rodriguez strikes out five in win over Cardinals
- May 17, 2017

The Sox likely will take their time with Devers. Darvish (4-2) allowed four hits and two walks. They ranked eighth in the league in runs scored with 171, 41 fewer than the league-leading Houston Astros. So they are getting on base frequently enough, but are just having trouble getting runners home. Any guesses who those belong to? Already this season, Betts is hitting.296 with a.526 SLG and a.901 OPS. (more...)
Zidane insists Madrid aren't taking La Liga triumph for granted Zidane insists Madrid aren't taking La Liga triumph for granted
- May 17, 2017

Ronaldo was in that match, scoring two goals, and he is also going to play on Wednesday in Vigo. "We've not won anything yet", Zidane told a press conference . There were no other dates to play the match because Celta was participating in the Europa League and Madrid in the Champions League. The team is now 13th in the Spanish league standings. (more...)
Sharapova says she will fight on after French Open snub
- May 17, 2017

FTF president Giudicelli said during the live Facebook broadcast: "I just wanted to tell you that I decided not to give Maria Sharapova a wild card, a wild card she asked me for". "In some tournaments she's going to get that help in wild card and invitation, some not". She is, after all, the owner of a total of five major titles, a former No. (more...)
Terry: I might retire after final game for Chelsea Terry: I might retire after final game for Chelsea
- May 17, 2017

Terry scored in Chelsea's win over Watford last night. "History has proved it's very tough to win it back-to-back, but it has to be a target for us next year, 100 percent", Cahill said. Terry made his first Premier League start since September 11 at Swansea, having initially lost his place due to injury before Chelsea grew from dysfunctional unit last season to champions this term. (more...)
Djokovic, Nadal struggle in Madrid openers
- May 17, 2017

Nadal's tour-leading 32nd victory set up a semifinal against defending champion Novak Djokovic , who advanced when Kei Nishikori withdrew before their match because of a wrist injury. In his first outing since splitting with his long-time coaching team Djokovic had to dig deep before eventually despatching Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 in his second round tie. (more...)
Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick
- May 17, 2017

Standing alongside Lakers rep Magic Johnson and 76ers rep Joel Embiid , Celtics CEO, governor and co-owner Wyc Grousbeck smiled from ear-to-ear as it was announced that Boston drew No.1. The Celtics were going to be in prime position no matter how the Ping-Pong balls bounced in a hotel ballroom Tuesday. Heading into Tuesday night's lottery, the Kings were one of a few teams that had plenty on the line in regards to their two potential lottery selections, as both picks held their own set of ... (more...)
Benzema's great escape puts Madrid in Champions League final
- May 17, 2017

Even though they have a record 32 Spanish top-flight crowns and 11 European Cups/Champions League titles, Real have often struggled to combine their domestic and European campaigns. Sevilla have been towards the top of the LaLiga table all year and I think they're great, but we know these games will be tricky. Real Madrid held off a spirited Atletico fightback on Wednesday to progress to next month's final courtesy of a 4-2 aggregate victory, giving Zinedine Zidane's side the chance to ... (more...)
Celta Vigo v Real Madrid Celta Vigo v Real Madrid
- May 17, 2017

Real Madrid official Emilio ButragueƱo confirmed in the Flash Zone after the game: " Nacho did nothing at all to deserve going into the book", hinting at the appeal. We are not going to relax. There is no more rest for Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates. "It's tricky because they're a good team", Zidane said. (more...)
Ray Ratto Rattles Gregg Popovich with Highly Specific Question
- May 17, 2017

National Basketball Association coaches are required to answer two questions in between quarters during nationally televised games and no coach hates the experience more than Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs. So then we get to the part where you're about to turn right into the gate at the last red light. I don't think as a group they really did, which means probably a little bit feeling sorry for themselves psychologically. (more...)
Rafael Nadal Makes It to Madrid Open Final After Beating Novak Djokovic Rafael Nadal Makes It to Madrid Open Final After Beating Novak Djokovic
- May 17, 2017

The Spaniard, who snapped a seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic to win their semi-final on Saturday, was given a much sterner test by Thiem than in last month's final of the Barcelona Open. "I will try to improve the things I didn't do that good in Barcelona and then we will see what happens", Thiem said. Basically I couldn't do the rebreak until the end of the match . (more...)
Arsenal failure to make top four would be Arsenal failure to make top four would be "frustrating", Wenger says
- May 17, 2017

It could have been even worse for the Gunners on a frustrating night at a sparsely-populated Emirates. Arsenal's top-four bid would be over had Sanchez not grabbed a double in the last 18 minutes. What you want is that everybody fights like Sunderland did tonight, then you accept your result . Wenger was faced with further questions regarding the Chile forward's future, with various reports suggesting he will leave the Emirates at the end of this season. (more...)
Grieving Pogba to miss Southampton trip
- May 17,