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Sport Cristiano Ronaldo wants Gareth Bale to be benched for Champions League final
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo wants Gareth Bale to be benched for Champions League final

Real Madrid have won their appeal against Nacho's suspension and are subsequently able to play the defender in their crucial LaLiga away match against Celta Vigo on Wednesday. "They have a good side and will do everything to play their game". "We know that they're a good opponent and it'll be hard, just like it was against Sevilla and will be against Malaga ".

Author: 0 Valverde Replaces Enrique at Barcelona

Bartomeu further said that Valverde was happy and excited about the challenge of coaching the Catalan giants. He likes to work with the basics, has a playing style just like the one Barcelona FC uses and is an enthusiast of the new technologies and training methods, ' said Bartomeu to reporters Monday.

Author: 0 Ideal postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant

In 2015, the Warriors won their first championship in 40 years, needing six games to knock off the Cavaliers , who were without the injured Irving and fellow all-star Kevin Love . The Cavs come back healthy and beat a team with half of a Stephen Curry and an abbreviated Draymond Green , and again we're left wondering what if.

Author: 0 Langer makes history with Senior PGA Championship win

Langer started the day one behind Singh, who set the pace after 54 holes on 15 under par. Bernhard Langer , of Germany, chips up to the ninth green during the final round of the Senior PGA Championship at the Trump National golf club in Sterling, Va ., Sunday, May 28, 2017.

Author: 0 Wenger agrees two-year contract extension at Arsenal

In 2003/04, he became the first manager to lead a side unbeaten through an entire 38-game top-flight season since 1888/89, which heralded the last of his titles. An FA Cup a year later proved to be the last piece of silverware preceding a drought that lasted nine years. Arsenal might make an official announcement on Wednesday.

Sport Wolves appoint former Porto coach Santo as new manager
Author: 0 Wolves appoint former Porto coach Santo as new manager

Nigel Adkins is the favourite for the role as Tigers boss with David Moyes close behind, but now Lambert is also in the frame. Wolves supporters were quick to have their say on Lambert's departure via social media, with many disgusted at the decision to replace a manager that is proven in the division after not being given a full season in charge, while other says the club is becoming a laughing stock.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger set to sign new deal at Arsenal

Meanwhile, many Arsenal fans have noticed the similarities between their 1979 FA Cup final victor and the one scored by Aaron Ramsey against Chelsea two days ago. But months of discussions have resulted in an agreement that Wenger is happy with, and a clear sense from Kroenke and the board that the veteran manager is still the right man to take the club forward.

Author: 0 After three quarters: Cavaliers 109, Celtics 74

Golden State, unbeaten this postseason at 12-0 with sweeps of Houston, Utah and San Antonio, hosts the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers in Games 1 and 2 on Thursday and Sunday. The Celtics made a mini-run to cut the lead to 37-22. James has three National Basketball Association titles while Jordan has six. LeBron James passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time leading scorer in the playoffs.

Author: 0 Jaylen Brown and Amir Johnson to start vs Cavaliers Game 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers quickly silenced any questions about their play after two shaky outings at home, scoring a franchise-record 43 points in the first quarter and cruising to a 75-57 halftime lead over the Boston Celtics . "We're humble enough to know that we haven't played well at home, and we want to give our home crowd a better outing than we did the past two games", forward Jae Crowder told reporters.

Sport Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms
Author: 0 Penguins wary, Predators confident as Game 2 looms

Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. Overzealous Pittsburgh police arrested a Nashville Predators fan for throwing a catfish onto the ice at Monday's Stanley Cup Finals opener in Pittsburgh , as is tradition at Predators games.

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round

Djokovic, 30, found little resistance from Granollers, grabbing two breaks early on in the first set and powering to a 6-3 6-4 6-2 victory. Paire, described prior to their encounter on Court Suzanne Lenglen as a unsafe opponent by Nadal, played with more freedom in a closer second set as the Spaniard lost his edge.

Sport Clubs on alert as Mbappe says he's 'not afraid to leave'
Author: 0 Clubs on alert as Mbappe says he's 'not afraid to leave'

Guardiola is ready to give Mbappe a prominent role in City's side straight away and the club have been in contact with Monaco regarding a fee. City hope to finalise the signing of goalkeeper Ederson from Benfica on Wednesday and are also hopeful of concluding a deal for Benjamin Mendy, Mbappe's close friend and team-mate at Monaco.

Author: 0 Wenger to know Arsenal fate today

And the Daily Mail and Daily Mirror reported Wenger has informed American tycoon Kroenke, who remains a firm supporter of his manager, that he wants to remain in charge of the north London club. Those losses, combined with a Champions League last 16 thrashing by Bayern Munich, prompted the most sustained fan protests against Wenger in his two-decade reign.

Sport Rose over Augusta loss as he targets BMW PGA win at last
Author: 0 Rose over Augusta loss as he targets BMW PGA win at last

The ball was so buried that the four-time major victor signaled to his playing partners that he was going to mark his ball to identify it. Els replaced it and proceeded to chip in for eagle. However, after reinvigorating his career with second place in the Players Championship earlier this month, Poulter accepted an invitation to one of the European Tour's biggest events as he looks to get back amongst the game's elite.

Author: 0 LeBron James becomes NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader

Anyway, I always felt that Bogut going down did more damage to the Warriors' chances. We'll see what kind of chirping ensues between Green and the Cavs . Kevin Durant , who signed a two-year, $54.3 million free agent contract last offseason, said his move to join the Warriors has not negatively affected the National Basketball Association and ruined parity in the league.

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso's Maiden Indy 500 Run Ends With An Engine Blowout

The win is the second-consecutive victory for Andretti Autosport and its third in the last four years. Miraculously, Dixon climbed out of the race vehicle and walked away, as did Howard . Sato used his appearances to again raise awareness for the thousands of people in Japan who remain displaced from the 2011 natural disaster and tsunami that killed more than 15,000 people.

Author: 0 Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win 13th FA Cup

Victory was rich vindication for Wenger, whose Arsenal future is due to be decided in a board meeting on Tuesday, and allowed him to salvage something from the most hard season of his 21-year tenure. "We live in a society that wants always change, but at the end of the day football is about making the right decision and every company is about making the right decision, that's why I say it's not about popularity, it's about competence and I have not that responsibility", Wenger said.

Author: 0 Irving leads Cavs comeback against Celtics

Bradley scored 23 points on Thursday night, but for the third time in as many home games the Boston Celtics were trounced by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers . Everyone will have one eye on Irving's left ankle. They showed in the first half of Game 5 that they weren't playing around. But if they come out and dominate early in Game 5 like they did in Games 1 and 2, it should be smooth sailing from there.

Author: 0 Brewers' Chase Anderson loses no-hitter vs. D-Backs

We'll do a good job. Give them credit. Give Iannetta credit. Anderson had held the Diamondbacks hitless with 11 strikeouts and issued just three walks, outpitching Zack Greinke with the Brewers up 6-0. But it was another stellar start from the man who doesn't perhaps look like an ace - he just pitches like one. Jake Lamb, Arizona's third basemen, solidified himself as an elite offensive player last season, but took things to another level this year.

Sport Arsenal not for sale, says US owner Kroenke
Author: 0 Arsenal not for sale, says US owner Kroenke

A person familiar with the situation says Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has had an offer to buy out owner Stan Kroenke rejected. It is Usmanov's latest move in a decade-long battle to own Arsenal , having built up a 30 percent stake in the Premier League club since 2007.

Author: 0 Wenger Agrees 2-year Contract Extension at Arsenal

Wenger won his seventh FA Cup trophy at the weekend when his side beat Chelsea in the final at Wembley, but has suffered criticism as the club missed out on Champions League qualification. Arsenal need a mass clear-out, not just of senior players but of youngsters such as Jon Toral and Chuba Akpom who have struggled to break through. But since then, their form in the league and especially the Champions League has taken a huge dip.

Author: 0 Higher power: LeBron soaring into 7th straight NBA Finals

Only six years removed from James' unceremonious defection from Cleveland, when he took his talents to South Beach to team up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to chase what he believed would be a limitless run of championships with the Miami Heat (as it turned out, he won two and lost two in his four trips in four years to the NBA Finals), James was chasing redemption - for his image that he clumsily sullied with his ham-fisted ESPN-televised "The Decision", for the jersey-burning rage he ...

Sport Phils' Velasquez leaves game at Miami with apparent injury
Author: 0 Phils' Velasquez leaves game at Miami with apparent injury

He has a 5.76 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 53:21 K:BB in 50 innings this season. "He said, 'Wow!' I said, 'Thank you.' He was very happy", Ozuna said. Miami RHP Dan Straily (3-3, 3.83 ERA) faces RHP Aaron Nola (2-2, 4.34 ERA) in the series finale Wednesday.

Sport We Will Be Fine Without Griezmann - Saul
Author: 0 We Will Be Fine Without Griezmann - Saul

Atletico's hierarchy have insisted that any club wanting to sign Griezmann, would need to pay his €100 million (£83.7m) release clause. Griezmann is seen as the ideal attacker for Mourinho, who would want more firepower up front, with the Frenchman scoring 26 goals in 53 appearances this season.

Author: 0 Manchester United confident of keeping David de Gea amid Real Madrid interest

In fact, Los Blancos made an attempt to sign him two summers ago before failed paperwork scuppered the deal. And Spanish outlet Diario Gol say De Gea's move to Real is in jeopardy. Jose Mourinho looked to be preparing for life without the Spaniard when he played Sergio Romero for the last three games of the season, including the Europa League final win against Ajax .

Sport Atletico's 'doors open' for Costa - assistant
Author: 0 Atletico's 'doors open' for Costa - assistant

Batshuayi has had a mixed start to life in English football, struggling for first team chances in Antonio Conte's settled squad. "But only to where I'm willing to". "Of course every player wants to play more, it is in the genes of a victor and I am one of them". "I think I have a very good relationship with him".

Author: 0 Earnhardt Jr baffled by lack of success at Charlotte Motor Speedway

I've always said racing is about (more) than just driving so hard. I know Dale is up there smiling down because he would want this win, he would want to see it with Austin. "Brad (39th) couldn't get stopped and ended up kind of finishing us off". I got underneath the vehicle when I got out and looked at. Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin completed the top five, with Kurt Busch and rookie Erik Jones next up.

Sport White Sox Get Past Red Sox 5-4
Author: 0 White Sox Get Past Red Sox 5-4

Sale joined that club in December, when the rebuilding White Sox dealt him to the Boston Red Sox . That it didn't happen was a failure that flipped the direction of this franchise and Sale's career. Allow Cooper to explain. In comparison with 2017, Sale recorded only 69 strikeouts through 10 starts last season. He has struck out at least 10 in eight of his first 10 starts with his new team.

Sport India thrash Bangladesh before Pakistan clash
Author: 0 India thrash Bangladesh before Pakistan clash

Bangladesh came to bat next and they did not recover right from the early collapse since wickets were falling at regular intervals with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav taking 3 wickets each and the pair gave away just 29 runs for their 6 wickets scalp.

Sport LeBron James carving out own legacy with Cleveland Cavaliers, in National Basketball Association history
Author: 0 LeBron James carving out own legacy with Cleveland Cavaliers, in National Basketball Association history

However, Love is averaging an impressive tally of 17.2 points and 10.4 rebounds this postseason while shooting an impeccable.475 from the three-point range. As Cleveland faltered in the regular season, the Celtics had seized the top seed in the East. "They had multiple people come in and talk to me about what's more important", Thomas said Friday, a day after the Celtics were eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers .

Sport Liverpool agree terms to sign Chelsea's Solanke
Author: 0 Liverpool agree terms to sign Chelsea's Solanke

The 19 years old English player will commit for Liverpool Football club one his contract runs out at Stamford bridge at the end of this May. It's a loss for Chelsea as ultimately the teenager is regarded as a top talent and has featured for England at all youth levels.

Author: 0 Kerr to miss NBA Cavs-Warriors Finals opener

And it's not just star players on teams trying to preserve themselves for deep playoff runs that are getting the treatment. However, it seems that the odds are favoring Durant over the King. We are a better Cavaliers team and they are a better Warriors team but what does that mean? Now, he's averaging 25.2 points in the playoffs to Curry's 28.6.

Sport Denver sportswriter criticized for tweet about Indy 500 winner
Author: 0 Denver sportswriter criticized for tweet about Indy 500 winner

I'm so proud of the whole team. "For Japan , for the team and for (engine suppliers) Honda , this is a special victory". Four other cars-including that of 2014 Indy 500 victor Ryan Hunter-Reay-failed to finish due to mechanical issues , while nine more were knocked out of contention in a series of crashes that wiped out some of the other big names in the race, including pole-sitter Scott Dixon and 2014 IndyCar Series champ Will Power.

Sport No blame for LeBron after Celtics no-show, says Lue
Author: 0 No blame for LeBron after Celtics no-show, says Lue

After the Cavs won Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday - a game they trailed by 10 at the half - LeBron James made a point of saying that the Celtics were tougher to defend because everything Cleveland planned for went out the window when Thomas got hurt.

Sport Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup
Author: 0 Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

Golden State , which boasted the NBA's top scoring squad this season, is off to a record 12-0 playoff start with an average win margin of 16.3 points. For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website. The Cavs are also more well-rounded than they were in the previous two trips to the finals .

Author: 0 Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs

He was asked what it means. Even James himself was forced to recently call the Warriors a "juggernaut" after they built a dominating 12-0 record in sweeping all three of their Western Conference playoff series . Deron Williams, who had been quiet for most of the series , also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland . "He did a great job of that", Durant said.

Author: 0 Simpson leads Casey, Lee by two after 54 holes at Colonial

In the end, no one got within a stroke as the chasers fell away once late-afternoon rain arrived. He began the day with a pair of birdies on Nos. Like the Texas Baseball team coming up one run short against Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Tournament Title game , Jordan Spieth was one stroke short of forcing a Playoff at The Colonial.

Author: 0 Playoffs exit could spell retirement for Spurs great Manu Ginobili

Manu Ginobili's storied National Basketball Association career hangs in limbo after the San Antonio Spurs were swept by the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals on Monday night. "Hopefully that's a good thing for us". The Argentinean has spent his entire 15-year career with the Spurs , averaging 13.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting along with 3.6 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.4 steals in 992 career regular-season games.

Sport Costa rules out China
Author: 0 Costa rules out China

Chelsea face the prospect of missing out on a huge transfer windfall this summer, with Diego Costa reportedly only interested in an Atletico Madrid return. "Of course every player wants to play more, it is in the genes of a victor and I am one of them". The latter has been linked with a move to United but recently said he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge, per the Daily Mirror .

Sport Rangers set to seal two signings this week with more to follow
Author: 0 Rangers set to seal two signings this week with more to follow

Norwich team mate Steven Naismith is another who has already been touted with a potential Rangers' return since the end of the season and fellow midfielder Jonny Howson was also linked with a Leeds reunion ahead of a takeover at Elland Road which is likely to spark a major summer overhaul following Garry Monk's shock exit last week.

Author: 0 ICC ODI rankings: Virat Kohli only Indian in Top 10 batsmen

Left-arm spinner Akshar Patel finds himself at joint 11th spot along with New Zealand's Matt Henry while Amit Mishra (13th) and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (joint 18th) are the other two Indian bowlers to feature in the top 20 list. He is an opener for South Africa Team. For example, Australia and India could overtake South Africa by the next rankings update if they win all their three league matches and South Africa loses all its three matches.

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Playing in its second warm-up match , the defending champion made short work of its sub-continental neighbour by bowling it out for 84 in 23.5 overs at the Oval after piling up a commanding 324 for seven. Both the pacers wrecked havoc on the Bangladeshi batsmen and it was such a sorry state of affairs for the minnows that they were 22-6 after eight overs.

Author: 0 Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

Simply, the antidote to Cleveland's LeBron James has yet to be discovered. "We're defending our title". "It's the way of the league, and I think the prestige of playing 82 is not what it's used to be, and this is the way it's going to be".

Author: 0 Tony Adams takes swipe at greedy Arsene Wenger

The Frenchman has been at the helm for nearly 21 years and, despite a section of supporters calling for him to depart this summer when his contract expires, he is now expected to further that stay after holding talks with Arsenal's board on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Arsenal board warn Arsene Wenger to stop dithering in transfer market

Regardless of cup success, Wenger's position has been subject to intense scrutiny throughout the 2016-2017 season. Gunners boss has agreed another lucrative new contract and the club are expected to make the announcement tomorrow . Battered by criticism from furious Arsenal fans who have called for his resignation throughout a troubled season, Wenger was finally able to celebrate as he won the FA Cup for a record seventh time.

Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has terms on two-year contract agreed

Arsenal are set to make a decision over Arsene Wenger's future on Wednesday afternoon, ending months of uncertainty. Wenger is due to meet the Arsenal board later on Tuesday to discuss whether he will be extending his 21-year reign as manager.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers want to keep defensive pressure on Celtics in Game 5

Add a 44-point blowout in Game 2 to the mix, along with the loss of their leading scorer and the Celtics weren't given even a tiny glimpse of a chance against a team comprised of stars. "I think first of all I wear the number (23) because of Mike", he told reporters after finishing the game with 35 points to take his total to 5,995 points.

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