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Sports Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final
Author: 0 Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Arrigo Sacchi's great Milan side were the last to be crowned European champions for a second year running in 1990, but since the competition morphed into the Champions League that feat has proved beyond even the most expensively assembled teams.

Author: 0 Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

India is clubbed with Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa in Group B. He reckons that the side has the ability to defeat India when the two arch-rivals clash at Edgbaston. "It is a really good start and something to build on". "In the last game I was a little nervous going in", he admitted. "You cannot reach out or play the shots away from your body and so it's also important to assess the conditions, not only the pitch conditions but also the weather conditions which can change ...

Sports Theories piling up over Buster Posey's brawl boycott
Author: 0 Theories piling up over Buster Posey's brawl boycott

Strickland, apparently holding a grudge after Harper hit two home runs against him in the 2014 National League Division Series, hit Harper on the right hip with a 95 miles per hour fastball in the eighth inning on Monday. Harper was ushered out to the dugout by teammate Ryan Zimmerman, who was in the on-deck circle when all hell broke loose. "After it happened, I kind of saw Harper's point".

Author: 0 How Draymond Green and Kevin Durant protect Stephen Curry on defense

Then Lue subbed Kyrie Irving back in. Forget about the action on the court during Thursday night's opening game of the NBA Finals , did you catch what Rihanna was up to? But mindful of how the Cavaliers and Warriors went a combined 24-1 in the playoffs before colliding in The Finals, Silver says "we should also celebrate excellence".

Sports Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup
Author: 0 Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

The triumph secured Arsenal's third FA Cup in four season and helped them to end the season on a high after a disappointing fifth-placed finish in the Premier League . I thought I was playing very well in the last few months. "I was in great form and it was a shame I didn't start the game", he said. "I think I have shown you that I have exactly the same commitment", he added.

Author: 0 Murray roars back to win

Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova is into the third round of the women's singles for the first time after a 6-2 4-6 6-3 win over Ekaterina Alexandrova. "Sometimes I think also for my team it's hard to know exactly how I'm feeling or what it is that I need when I'm on the court". It's not a source of concern'.

Author: 0 Imperious Nadal chasing French Open decima

The Serb, seeking to become the first man in the Open era to win all four majors on at least two occasions, eventually wrapped up matters after two and a half hours. On the resumption, Muguruza won 12 successive points to take the set and then went an early break up in the second. Rafael Nadal wins his opener at the 2017 French Open .

Sports Warburton to lead Lions in New Zealand tour opener
Author: 0 Warburton to lead Lions in New Zealand tour opener

On past tours, players from the composite team have split along national lines, forming cliques from England , Wales, Ireland and Scotland. "And the people that want to support us and approach the schedule in the same that the players will are I'm sure the ones who will still be with us at the end".

Author: 0 Wenger facing defensive crisis in final

And they are hopeful forward Sanchez will come through fitness tests on a hamstring problem in order to play against Antonio Conte's men. If the Germany worldwide doesn't recover in time, the boss could field Nacho Monreal alongside Rob Holding and Per Mertesacker in a three with Kieran Gibbs as a left wing-back.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant taking NBA Finals in stride

Oh, and they added one of the best players on the planet ( Kevin Durant ) to an already-loaded roster. This season, at age 32, James averaged 26.4 points plus career highs of 8.6 rebounds and 8.7 assists as well as a league-high 37.8 minutes on the court a game .

Author: 0 Tony Adams 'prayed' Arsene Wenger would quit Arsenal after FA Cup win

Yet now Wenger has committed his future to the Gunners for at least two more seasons, could that affect clubs looking at signing their players and more specifically, Liverpool's pursuit of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain? "We are looking at what we do well and how we can be stronger everywhere", Wenger told Arsenal official website .

Author: 0 Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

That kept the margin tight on both sides of the scoreboard before the Warriors concluded the period with a 35-30 lead. "We had a few too many mistakes and then they jumped on us to start the second half", Irving said. But mindful of how the Cavaliers and Warriors went a combined 24-1 in the playoffs before colliding in The Finals, Silver says "we should also celebrate excellence".

Author: 0 Lanka's Mathews set to miss Trophy opener

They will open their campaign against South Africa at the Oval on June 3. We have done really well in ICC events and raised our standards. Skipper AB won't have a tough time in choosing him over the experienced but expensive Imran Tahir .

Sports Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain
Author: 0 Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain

After signing a five-year, $32 million contract in 2014, Pitta re-injured his hip in Week 3 and again underwent surgery. Pitta, 31, has a history of serious hip injuries, beginning with a dislocated and fractured hip in 2013 that cost him all but four games.

Sports Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals

What time does the Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers Game 1 Start? By the end of the quarter, it was a 93-72 game. We will find out starting tonight. Durant, who also had 8 rebounds and 8 assists, dominated inside early, setting a one-game career record with 6 slam dunks in the first half. James has called Golden State a "juggernaut" but the Warriors aren't buying all that talk.

Sports Lions tour: Captain Sam Warburton dismisses pressures of demanding tour schedule
Author: 0 Lions tour: Captain Sam Warburton dismisses pressures of demanding tour schedule

But the Lions boss is still able to select two Six Nations skippers in Rory Best and Alun Wyn Jones , while Warburton's inclusion is welcome after he missed the opening two tour games in 2013. I am truly excited the Lions have such a good squad and will be playing quality opposition. "I honestly feel we've got some players with some X-factor to match the All Blacks", he said, suggesting the touring side would be encouraged to play what they see rather than adhere to a rigid plan.

Author: 0 1 last doubt for Zidane: Creative Isco or overpowering Bale?

In fact, they've won each of their last five finals in the competition, last losing in 1981 against Liverpool . And the time spent resting paid off, as he scored 14 goals in his last nine matches, for his best run of the season. - Spanish champions Real Madrid have won on 11 previous occasions in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, and 2016. It will be Buffon's third Champions League final.

Sports Tsonga's my outside bet for French Open, says Monaco's Mbappe
Author: 0 Tsonga's my outside bet for French Open, says Monaco's Mbappe

Mbappe said:"I dreamed of Zidane the player, not the coach". 'The coach is completely different, he is a great coach who has quickly achieved results and continues to develop. "I went to the Masters 1000 event at Monte-Carlo a few weeks ago, but this is my first time at Roland Garros". "Benjamin Mendy is a friend and if he can play with me it's better than against me".

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Golden State never looked back while committing just four turnovers - the fewest all-time in an NBA Finals game. Golden State won game one in 2016 and beat the Cavs in game two. "They capitalized on our mistakes, a lot of easy baskets we can't allow going into game two". Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 2017.