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No easy starts for top guns at the French Open
- May 27, 2017

That trio's reasons for being absent? Now the Parisians' only defences are umbrellas held over the players courtside, and green waterproof sheeting dragged over the court to prevent the clay surface becoming soaked. Without them, there is no clear-cut favorite to take the title. Rogers came out of nowhere - she was ranked No. 108 in the world - to get to the final eight and had the semifinals in her grasp. (more...)
Kane scores four to earn Tottenham 6-1 win over Leicester
- May 27, 2017

Harry Kane admitted the Premier League Golden Boot was on his mind as he hit four goals in Tottenham's thumping 6-1 win at Leicester . ■ 3 - Tottenham players have now scored 20 or more goals in all competitions this season - that's more than any other club in England after Heung-Min Son's double took him to 21. (more...)
KKR beat Sunrisers; to meet Mumbai in Qualifier 2
- May 27, 2017

Karn Sharma's spell for the Mumbai Indians was precisely that. Karn Sharma was the standout bowler, taking four wickets, while Rohit Sharma and Krunal Pandya did plenty of damage with the bat. On Friday, Mumbai Indians did not have it easy throughout their chase of 108 against the Kolkata Knight Riders . Even Suryakumar fell for 31 as the Knight Riders were bundled out for 107. (more...)
Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/22/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- May 27, 2017

The 24-year-old winger led the Ducks with 33 goals during the regular season. He also has six assists in 15 playoff games. Based on how physical Game 5 was, the Predators and Ducks were lucky they didn't lose any more players. Louis last month. It was his first goal since Game 1 of the second round. Wilson's goal was the 13th of his career in the National Hockey League playoffs, moving him into a five-way tie for most in Predators history (Forsberg, James Neal , Shea Weber, David Legwand). (more...)
Man Utd Players Celebrate In Changing Room After Winning Europa League Man Utd Players Celebrate In Changing Room After Winning Europa League
- May 27, 2017

In Mourinho's first season at Old Trafford, he has guided the team to two trophies - the League Cup in February - and a place in next season's Champions League , the bonus prize for winning the Europa League . "Often, to win finals you must first lose them". Paul Pogba , himself coming to terms with the recent death of his father, was wonderful all night and scored United's crucial first goal. (more...)
Griezmann dismisses reports he has agreed to leave Atletico Madrid this summer
- May 27, 2017

However, Griezmann is still an Atletico Madrid player and I respect Atletico and their fans. Manchester United are planning to spend at least £200m on four new players this summer with Tottenham's Eric Dier and Everton's Romalu Lukaku among Jose Mourinho's targets, according to the Times . (more...)
LeBron James Sets New NBA Scoring Record
- May 27, 2017

The Cavs will now most likely face the Steph Curry led Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association finals in a rematch of last year's rematch in what was one of the all-time classic finals series. "We're definitely disappointed. I felt like if we weren't, it would be a problem", Celtics' Avery Bradley said. He will have to wait for more tests until the swelling goes down, he said. (more...)
LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader
- May 27, 2017

The Cavs eased past the Boston Celtics in Game 5 on Thursday night to get there, Cleveland now taking its 12-1 playoff record up against the Warriors ideal 12-0 mark. Several Celtics were also fighting injuries as they try to stave off elimination. "I'm not really in the right mind to even talk about Golden State, it's too stressful and I'm not stressed right now, I'm very happy about our accomplishment", he added. (more...)
NHL Playoffs: Crosby, Penguins hold off Senators to even series
- May 27, 2017

Mark Stone and Marc Methot - No one had glaringly poor games on either side, but these two Senators were on the wrong side of even in terms of shots and scoring chances, and both were on the ice for a goal against in a 3-2 Game Four loss. (more...)
Ducks vs. Predators live stream, Game 3 Ducks vs. Predators live stream, Game 3
- May 27, 2017

Anaheim's three second-period goals, netted by Jakob Silfverberg , Ondrej Kase , and Nick Ritchie , were the most any team has scored on Rinne in one period all postseason, and last night was the first time that he's allowed more than three goals in a game. (more...)
Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal lifts title to match Novak Djokovic's record Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal lifts title to match Novak Djokovic's record
- May 27, 2017

He enters the tournament coming off a semifinal finish on clay in Lyon this week. Although the Russian is only ranked 40th in the world, the draw is seen as a hard draw for the the top women's player . "I can not remember a time when the number one went through such a phase". He then lost in the first round at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, reached the final of the U.S. (more...)
It Just Sucks - Ajax Star Left Super Frustrated By Manchester United's Tactics It Just Sucks - Ajax Star Left Super Frustrated By Manchester United's Tactics
- May 27, 2017

Paul Pogba , who scored United's first goal, added: "We know these things are very sad all over the world, in Manchester, London and Paris". "We had to focus". He has won 12 of the 14 finals he has competed in. We will enjoy this victory, we are thinking of the Manchester victims. - The club that had qualified for a UEFA Champions League play-off spot via their domestic league competition (i.e. (more...)
FA Cup Final Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview FA Cup Final Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview
- May 27, 2017

As a mark of respect, Chelsea will wear black armbands during its FA Cup final match against Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. "It's obvious to see how important he is for the team with his great ability on the pitch and also off it with his attitude", he said. (more...)
England's Ali still wary of South Africa
- May 27, 2017

May 25 England captain Eoin Morgan has played down injury concerns for all-rounder Ben Stokes , who left field with a sore knee during Wednesday's comprehensive victory over South Africa . Hashim Amla was the top scorer with 73, while Faf du Plessis made 67. "We didn't bat well enough, we definitely should have come a lot closer". (more...)
Could Liverpool and Man United ignite their rivalry in the Champions League? Could Liverpool and Man United ignite their rivalry in the Champions League?
- May 27, 2017

Nobody can talk."Pogba also played in the League Cup final victory over Southampton at Wembley Stadium but missed the Community Shield win over last season's Premier League champions Leicester City having only just joined the Old Trafford club from Juve". (more...)
Nashville Predators GM David Poile is all smiles
- May 27, 2017

The Predators were one of the preseason favorites to come out of the Western Conference , only giving up that mantle when they got off to a poor start, losing eight of their first 11 games . Yet the Penguins understand there's something else at work too, a resiliency and accountability they lacked while falling to lower-seeded teams every year from 2010-14. (more...)
Long game forces Big Ten to reset tournament schedule again
- May 27, 2017

Iowa's bats jumped on Maryland starter and Big Ten Pitcher of the Year Brian Shaffer early, tagging him for six runs over the first three innings. Gallagher gave up 8 earned runs on 14 hits in six innings, but Shimp and Martsching gave up just one hit and no runs in the final three innings. (more...)
Preparation key to Manchester United's Europa victory, says Mourinho Preparation key to Manchester United's Europa victory, says Mourinho
- May 27, 2017

Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United's Europa League triumph has lifted the city as it comes to terms with Monday's devastating terrorist attack that killed 22 people. "This was, I would say, more special than any other trophy because of that", the Spain worldwide said. "They will learn a lot from it and if we keep the squad together they will be stronger for it". (more...)