We're more conscious of our own strength [than in previous years], and that makes me calm ahead of the final. "You never expect to win two ( Champions League ) finals, never mind three". " Juventus are strong at the back, but at the same time they are one of the most talented teams around". CRISTIANO RONALDO: Ronaldo has arrived at the final stretch of the season at his best, after pacing himself and skipping several games to get some rest.
Social media reaction to the post prompted Mr Frei to issue an apology later on Sunday. The city of Speedway becomes a top-50 city in terms of population each day on Memorial Day Sunday and the crowd of the 500 Festival Parade is equal to the Macy's Parade or the Parade of Roses.
A day after Predators fan Jacob Waddell tossed a catfish onto the ice in Pittsburgh during Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, he is now being charged with disorderly conduct, disrupting a meeting and possession of an instrument of crime by Pittsburgh police.
Stanton homered off the retaining wall in center, a shot estimated at 460 feet, and the Miami Marlins beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Friday night. Each of the first three hitters in Miami's lineup - Dee Gordon, Stanton and Christian Yelich - belted out three hits, making for a tough lineup. Urena has worked at least five innings in each of his four starts since moving from the rotation to the bullpen but is trying to bounce back from his roughest outing.
The sportsman was taken into custody by police in Jupiter, Florida during the early hours of Memorial Day holiday for driving under the influence, and shortly after his release from jail, the 41-year-old offered up his version of events surrounding the scandalous incident.
Right-hander Jose De Leon (1-0), who was called up from Triple-A Durham earlier in the day, allowed three runs in 2 2/3 innings yet still picked up the win in his first appearance for the Rays . "You saw it immediately just with all of our guys inside the dugout and on the field". Did you know? Adrian Beltre had a double in the sixth inning, that is the 2,944 hit of his career.
I think I just have to make a decision in terms of a football decision, and that's what I'll do. Jose Mourinho has labelled Manchester United's Europa League triumph as "the most important trophy" of his career, while adding he was happy to call time on a season that was perhaps his most hard as a manager.
His partner Tom Latham missed out on a half-century when he was trapped leg-before by leg-spinner Seekkuge Prasanna on 44. Sri Lanka have now lost both their warm-up matches. The 40-year-old, however, did hesitate to name any one team as the favourite to win the Champions Trophy . New Zealand's Corey Anderson and Neil Broom provided the thrust towards the end of the innings.
The battle for the 35th America's Cup will start a day later than planned due to strong winds. Once a call is made, it can't be changed. Beating Artemis by three seconds was really good for the team, Team France skipper Franck Cammas said.
Press Association Sport understands the Premier League is relaxed about Terry's orchestrated substitution midway through the first half of the champions' 5-1 win over Sunderland , despite it being forecast on social media by the Chelsea fanzine editor before kick-off.
CBS Sports passed along a statement MSU athletic director Mark Hollis made following the decision to suspend Blackwell and the players under investigation. MSU gave Blackwell a raise on March 1, 2016 "for both merit and retention" that bumped his annual salary to $129,000, according to his personnel file.
It has been a roller-coaster ride for Mourinho and United over the almost 60 games that they ended up playing this the season. Darmian said after the Europa League final that he wants to stay at Old Trafford , but he might have to return to Italy to find regular football.
The performance helped the Cavs overcome a 16-point deficit and grab a 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Irving scored 19 of Cleveland's final 21 points in the quarter, including a long three-pointer just before the buzzer.
The match took 28 games to decide. I played a tough, tough match against Stan Wawrinka , who is also a very top player. Throughout the first two sets, grumpy Murray was moaning to his box, clapping ironically and verbally beating himself up.
South Africa (122) lost the series 2-1 to England , but managed to hold on to their top position in the team rankings despite losing a point. "There was a lot of live, green grass on the wicket", Morgan said. Morgan was impressed by Bairstow but did not appear to echo Bayliss" sentiment, saying: "I was very impressed and as I continue to say he never lets us down.
He had fusion surgery on his back on April 19 - his fourth procedure to his back since April of 2014 - and will not play on the PGA Tour this season. Painkillers are generally prescribed after such surgeries, and many carry warnings to. Woods also explained that an unexpected side effect from prescription medication - and not alcohol - was to blame for the incident. Woods, who has seen his professional life damaged by loss of fitness and form, issued a statement in which he promised to ...
Wagner's feat this season is sure to arouse interest from more wealthy clubs who may wish to tempt him away from Huddersfield . After seeing his side reach the Premier League , with Holloway's QPR having been involved in their own fight to stave off the drop, Wagner was in the mood to celebrate.
The Terriers faced an uphill battle after fans' favourite Michael Hefele missed his spot-kick, only for Liam Moore to blaze over and Danny Ward - the shootout hero in the semi-final at Sheffield Wednesday - to save Jordan Obita's penalty.
Danish and Farmer each picked up their first major league win as the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers split a pair of games. Gonzalez, the first Sox pitcher since Chris Sale (19 in a row) on May 12, 2013, to retire the first 18 he faced, lasted until two were out in the eighth, when the Tigers scored twice more.
After an incredibly long, frustrating and often toxic season, Arsenal have made a decision to give Arsene Wenger a new two year deal. Who are we to argue with a man who's won three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and six Community Shields? However, they managed to win FA Cup after beating English Premier League champions Chelsea 2-1 in the final at Wembley .
After allowing the Celtics to seize the early momentum in Game 4, the Cavs barely gave them the chance in Game 5. James had been saying that he felt like the Cavs needed to go through some adversity after a blistering 10-0 start to the postseason.
I think for motorsport in general, people that watched the race this morning in Monaco, the people that watch the race this afternoon here, I think they could not sit down for three hours this afternoon. When it did on lap 195, he passed Castroneves on the front stretch and held off the Brazilian driver to win his first Indianapolis 500 . "He drove unbelievable", said Michael Andretti , head of the team Sato drives for, Andretti Autosport .
For a guy who played great for five straight months, he's got to have a bad game sooner or later. Those missed shots, combined with a Kyrie Irving takeover in the third quarter, would prove to be part of the narrative for Game 4 - missed opportunities - as the Cavs rallied for a 112-99 Game 4 win.
I will press on with that regardless of what I do next. JOHN TERRY has admitted he could retire as he would find it hard to play for another club. "Really, honestly, I've not thought about it too much, " Terry said. "Everyone keeps asking me and no-one believes me when I say that I've not got anything sorted".
James even brought up the Boston Celtics teams he battled in the playoffs, both as a member of Cleveland and Miami, which featured Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and head coach Doc Rivers. Those guys are going to challenge me. "They're a great team , they're the champs", Kerr said. In an interview with ESPN's Chris Haynes that was published on Monday, Curry opened up about the behind-the-back turnover he had late in the fourth quarter of the decisive game .
Thoughts on Arsenal's decision to offer Arsene Wenger a new contract? "I was in great form and it was a shame I didn't start the game". Atletico Madrid will take advantage of any weakness Chelsea show towards Diego Costa's future as they aim to re-sign the Spain global forward, Goal understands.
But the leaders did not appear together, as Mrs May declined to take part in a head-to-head encounter. Jeremy Corbyn: Erm, it would cost. It was a sharp wake-up call for Corbyn after he was widely regarded to have performed well under a grilling from Jeremy Paxman during Monday's TV debates .
After that, it was Honda's engine reliability that defined the last third of the race. Running fast wasn't the issue. Still ecstatic on Tuesday at his new place in history as the first Japanese driver to win "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing ", Sato posed for photos atop the Empire State Building, rang the Nasdaq opening bell in New York City's Times Square, and continued to bare his soul as he pondered his accomplishment.
South Africa , ranked No. 1 in world ODI rankings, has a strong batting line-up with Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis and de Villiers. The only blight on a fine night for the hosts was an injury scare for Ben Stokes , who left the field for six overs during South Africa's chase with pain in his left knee and did not return to bowl when he eventually came back on.
The loose, friendly, welcoming nature around everything it does, and the emphasis on every member of the team having an essential role in its success. A 73-win team added Kevin Durant , has gone 12-0 in the postseason, had better bench play and scores in more varieties than past teams. "We match up well with them and I think they'd say the same about us".
The 2009 world champion had not driven a Formula One vehicle for seven months and was accelerating around one of the trickiest of tracks in a McLaren that was wider and faster than the one he last raced . "I hope to prove that I can win with speed and show that it's more than luck and strategy", said Rossi. We felt that was the right thing to do. The willingness, contribution, collaboration between those three entities has been outstanding, on and off the track.
Castroneves was disappointed to fall short of the four-time winners club - particularly since it was his third runner-up finish. "It's unbelievable. I couldn't do what he was doing (on the closing laps)". But my manager said, "Come on, you've got five minutes to go for the interview.' OK, so now it's real". "I knew I could do it", he said. While Alonso didn't get a chance to fight for the win, he still took a drink of milk after the race was over.
During his six-year career so far, Irving has been named an All-Star four times , was the 2011-12 Rookie of the Year, 2013-14 All-Star Game MVP, 2015 All-NBA, and last but certainly not least, 2016 NBA Champion. Justin Turner and his MLB-best.379 average continues to tease that he'll return soon. "Almost a god" is the way James described his own adoration of Jordan when he was an 11-year-old in 1996-the year when Space Jam , the part-animation film starring Jordan and the Looney Tunes ...
Any Champions League final is special, but this is a little bit extra special. The venue is to be referred to as the National Stadium of Wales, with all branding removed for the UEFA event, which is expected to see some 170,000 football fans head to Cardiff.
The Cavs and Warriors have become the NBA's modern Lakers-Celtics. I hope you all are ready for the third edition. When will the NBA Finals be held? The award went to Golden State's Andre Igudoala. It's all very tentative. Those contests finished 8-12-1 Over/Under, staying below the total 60 percent of the time . But James isn't the only one with a legacy at stake.
While that remains unclear, Wenger said the win against Chelsea was the ideal example of what Arsenal were capable of under his guidance. It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot.
Durant will be the second player from that Thunder team to make it back to the NBA Finals since 2012. A year ago in the Finals, LeBron was able to freelance much more, playing off Draymond Green and then on the pick-and-roll, LeBron was able to bottle up Stephen Curry from raining threes or driving.
Novak Djokovic began the defense of his French Open title, and partnership with Andre Agassi , with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Spain's Marcel Granollers on Monday. "No matter whom I play it's going to be hard". There was no hiccup on court Suzanne Lenglen for Rafael Nadal , who started his bid to win a 10th title at Roland Garros with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 defeat of Benoit Paire .
Germany's promising tennis star Alexander Zverev experienced a disappointing maiden French Open appearance as he lost to Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6 in an interrupted men's first round encounter at the Roland Garros here on Tuesday.
When the playoffs started it was clear LeBron was prepared to take his game to another level. They struggled for long stretches during the regular season, although they've managed to improve somewhat during the playoffs. The real problem with these Finals is that Curry didn't do what he did in the regular season, when he had one of the greatest seasons in National Basketball Association history .
Neither knew when they celebrated Earnhardt's win at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway on October 15, 2000, that it would be the last time they would share the treasures of victory or the last time Childress' No. At the end of the race, I really didn't know what it needed to make it better. He has scuffled at the onset of the 2017 year, but earned the 255th top 10 finish of his career on Sunday night.
An official announcement is expected to come from the club on Wednesday, according to the BBC . Wenger guided Arsenal to the seventh FA Cup win of his tenure on Saturday with a 2-1 victory over Premier League champions Chelsea at Wembley.
Trout hurt his hand after he was sliding into second off a stolen base attempt in the top of the fifth inning. MINNEAPOLIS - Evan Longoria and Logan Morrison hit back-to-back homers to open the 15th inning, and Tampa Bay outlasted Minnesota in the longest game in Target Field history.
Assessing his time at the Brickyard and the new green pastures he discovered, Alonso considered it had been "a great experience". "It won't be the first time I do restarts, pit stops...it will be easier". Andretti the team owner now has five total Indy 500 wins, moving past A.J. Foyt into a tie for second with Chip Ganassi and Lou Moore for most among owners.
Despite winning a record-breaking seventh FA Cup last weekend, Wenger will face fierce opposition from some fans when the contract is announced while it is also understood some members of Arsenal's board wanted him to leave. He said: "For me the contract does not have a special meaning but, because of the debate, I should have sorted that out earlier". This was after exiting the Champions League on an aggregate scoreline of 10-2 to Bayern Munich at the last 16 stage and failing to finish in ...
You got to relish in the competition and the players that we're going against". We will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? What do you want me to say? "I feel good about our chances", James said. It is the seventh successive year James has led his team to the finals , with four straight appearances for the Miami Heat preceding his return to Cleveland in 2014.
But the triple world champion admitted he can ill-afford another off-colour weekend if he is to halt Vettel's charge. It is just about bringing the tyres into the right window and we have a fast auto but she doesn't like the tyres. Vettel was quick to play down claims he is being favoured by the Scuderia bosses, but Hamilton said: "It's clear to me that Ferrari have chosen their number one driver".
A criticism of his game has been his strike-rate against this season's top six, with just three goals scored, two against Manchester City and one versus Tottenham . We are building a very exciting project and there is no reason for players like Harry to leave. "I felt good. Leicester made it tough for us, they came out in the second half and really put the pressure on".
Wenger was also dismissive of the notion that his record-breaking FA Cup success, after previous wins in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2014 and 2015, might have an impact on the talks about his position. Captain Del Piero bid farewell to the club. Moses was sent off in the 68th minute by referee Anthony Taylor for falling to the floor under no contact in the Arsenal penalty area, having been booked earlier in the second half for a foul on Danny Welbeck.
But then things changed. "We knew they'd be right there". Golden State has had only two games in these playoffs decided by single digits and is winning by an average of 16.3 points, the highest in the history of the National Basketball Association playoffs (minimum 5 games).