As Atletico will not be able to register any new signings until January 2018, Aulas says Lyon may be able to keep hold of their top scorer of the 2016-17 campaign but highlighted the loss of income from the transfer. It was, in financial terms, a very significant operation. We had made progress on possible solutions. 'Football has a magical ability to throw everything up in the air.
Mbappe recently came out saying that he would only move to a side that would offer him regular playing time as he needs to develop as a player which could make Arsenal an attractive destination. Iwobi points to the FA Cup triumph on May 27, in a 2-1 win over Chelsea as reason to believe in the former Monaco manager. The central defender made 18 appearances for Arsenal in total last season and has five caps for England in the Under-21 level.
After losing the previous match despite making 341, the Tigers fans were looking forward to an assuring display, but Bangladesh batsmen staged one of their worst performances, getting bundled out for 84. The India-Pakistan rivalry on a cricket field is unparalleled. Our preparation was good apart from this game so we are confident'. But Mortaza said Bangladesh had it in them to spring a surprise.
This was the 30 year-old Scot close to his smartest and toughest, and he was left awaiting the victor between giant American John Isner and 21 year-old Russian Karen Khachanov , reckoned to be one of the game's best prospects. But Murray was relentless in his defence, forcing his opponent to play off his backhand which has lost much of its formidable zip following three wrist surgeries.
And now the unassuming Swede has another new role for Nashville: He's the hero of the latest clutch victory in the Predators' increasingly irresistible Stanley Cup push. "Obviously they have a major injury themselves, but we've got a couple of guys that are very key players for us as well". If Gibson can't play, Jonathan Bernier will make the first playoff start of his career.
But Thompson has gone from Splash Brother to a brick-laying only child. The Warriors dismantled the sloppy Cavs in Game 1 , so there were the necessary vows of correcting flaws. Rather than focusing on correcting some scoring mistakes, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers should be trying to toughen up on defense against the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals .
Only six third round ties could be completed on Sunday after rain caused an early cancellation. Standing 6ft 6in and with a swagger to match, Khachanov is part of a new breed of very tall but athletic players and is looking forward to having a crack at the world number one.
QUOTABLE: Asked about his patience in drawing a two-out walk with the bases loaded in the first inning, Valencia said: "It's part of just having a good approach up there". had a two-out single in the eighth, the only other hits off Miranda. He ended up allowing three runs in the first, and his ERA increased from 2.92 to 3.66.
Artie Cuffari, one of Gonzalez's friends, said they saw the other vehicle jump the median before it collided with the woman's auto. Responding to a head-on auto accident he witnessed Friday in Paradise Valley, Arizona, Gonzalez and his two friends rescued a woman pulling her out of her smashed vehicle.
Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 20th minute and became the first player ever to score in three different Champions League finals. We won Serie A and the Coppa Italia and reached the Champions League final. The Galaticos took the game by the scruff in the second half, pinning the Old Ladies in their half for most of the opening minutes.
Dufner was unable to stop the rot as he watched his five-shot advantage atop the leaderboard vanish following a five-over-par 77 on Saturday. Ariya Jutanugarn took over the No. Dufner called his third round "pretty pathetic on all accounts, " but added, "I'm still in this tournament". Dufner now lies four shots back from Summerhays, who leads at 13-under par.
The second marker brought the four-time Ballon d'Or victor to 600 goals for club and country, including a record 105 in the Champions League. With its third European title in four seasons, coach Zinedine Zidane has re-established Madrid as the premier team on the continent.
Finn has 69 one-day worldwide caps and was in action for his country less than a week ago on his home ground at Lord's when Woakes was being rested with a thigh niggle which cleared up before the start of the Champions Trophy. "There was absolutely nothing", he said. "He was chomping at the bit to play", he said. England will probably secure a place in the semi-finals if they beat New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday, while Bangladesh nearly certainly have to beat Australia on Monday to ...
In a moment he may well rue, del Potro double-faulted off the tape bouncing his Wilson racket off the side of his head in frustration. "It was obviously an important win for me and a big match, because when he's playing well, (he) is one of the best players in the world", Murray said of Del Potro.
Rising German star Alexander Zverev reached his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final with a 7-6 (4) 6-1 defeat of world number six Milos Raonic at the Italian Open on Friday. "I wish you go on to win many of these titles", Djokovic told the young German. "I think I can be proud of myself for handling the pressure, because I played some tough matches here.
Kevin Love's 21 rebounds weren't enough either because the rest of the Cavaliers didn't come along for the ride. They wore the black shirts while winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals a year ago, and will try the look again Sunday against Golden State.
Ryan Zinke , now the us interior secretary. Gianforte, 55, a technology entrepreneur, had been leading Quist and Wicks in opinion polls before Wednesday night, when Ben Jacobs , a reporter for The Guardian , accused Gianforte of having "body slammed" him at a campaign event .
Zinedine Zidane and his squad have won two titles this year, namely the Champions League trophy as well as La Liga's title. Juventus , who had been seeking a treble after winning Serie A and the Coppa Italia, have now lost five straight finals since last tasting continental success back in 1996, including two of the last three, having also lost to Barcelona in Berlin two years ago.
Cristiano Ronaldo understandably took the accolades as his two goals helped to fire Real Madrid to a 12th European Cup but fundamental to their triumph over Juventus on Saturday was midfielder Luka Modric . "This season was incredible again, last season was unbelievable". "No, I don't think Juventus have reached the end of a cycle at all", he said. "Buffon will still be goalie next season and Barzagli with be with us for another year".
CONCORD, N.C. Austin Dillon passed an out-of-gas Jimmie Johnson two laps from the end in the Coca-Cola 600 for his first NASCAR Cup victory, returning the iconic No. However, when the race returned to green early in the second stage , Truex took the lead. After Jeffrey Earnhardt experienced issues that led to oil and a part dumping on the track, Chase Elliott appeared to run over it and his auto caught fire.
The fourth-seeded Muguruza beat Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 6-2, while the 10th-seeded Williams sailed past Elise Mertens 6-3, 6-1 on the clay in Paris . The furthest she's advanced at Roland Garros was in 2002, when she lost to her sister Serena in the final.
An eyewitness documented the incident, observing the man shouting at the woman before proceeding to "manhandle her" and "call her names" until security intervened. There were no arrests stemming from the situation, according to a New York Police Department spokesman. "We will have no further comment at this time".
In doing so, he reached 600 career goals with plenty more surely to come. "I can not explain why we played like we did in the second half", said Juve captain Gianluigi Buffon , now a three-time beaten finalist. The goalkeeper blocked a header and strike from Gonzalo Higuain, and produced a one-handed save when Miralem Pjanic picked a gap through a crowd of defenders.
Strikes in each half from Ronaldo made him the first player to score in three finals in the Champions League era, adding to his goals in the 2008 and 2014 showpieces for Manchester United and Real respectively. Madrid's impressive win rightly sparked praise for Cristiano Ronaldo's predatory brace. We can say that today is a historic day for all Madrid fans, for the players, for me and for our families.
Madrid could go onto complete a first La Liga and Champions League double for 59 years when they face Juventus in the final in Cardiff on June 3. "He has managed things intelligently along with his assistants", said Ronaldo . Malaga's attitude ahead of the game had been questioned after comments by their coach Michel that he would have preferred his former club had won the league before their visit to La Rosaleda to give them a guard of honour.
Huddersfield finished the Championship season in the fifth position with 81 points before going into the play-off. "When I took over in 2009 it has got harder and harder every year, we are competing with some real big boys". "I think the boys have been working hard all season". "They will have a de-brief on Tuesday, as I understand it, but that's football I'm afraid".
Kane Williamson was rarely troubled on his way to a century at better than a run a ball, his first ODI hundred against Australia , and the out of form Luke Ronchi scored his first fifty in 12 ODI innings. The innings went some way to justifying the decision to persevere with him as an opener , despite the failures of yesteryear. "Because that was, as I said, was pretty ordinary".
LeBron James shares thoughts on his Los Angeles house getting vandalized. pic.twitter.com/4RFLK42xhu- NBA TV (@NBATV) May 31, 2017 Sources suggest the N-word was daubed over James' gate at the 21-million dollar property. Looking ahead to the game, he said: "At the end of the day, I'll be focused tomorrow on our game plan and focused on these games". James said his wife and mother would speak to the children about the incident after school, and that he planned to connect via FaceTime.
Allrounder Hardik Pandya smashed three sixes at the start of his team's last over as India let rip to reach 319/3 from 48 overs after being put into bat at a rain-hit Edgbaston. On Saturday night in what authorities described as a terrorist attack , assailants drove a van at high speed into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people on the street and in bars in the nearby Borough Market area.
Luis Enrique announced his decision to leave Camp Nou earlier this year and took charge of his final match in Saturday's Copa del Rey final triumph. But it was only at the end of the season that, Ernesto Valverde became the favourite, after stepping down from his job at Athletico Bilbao.
The Nationals superstar took exception, pointed his bat at Strickland and took a few steps towards the Giants reliever. Harper went on to hit a moonshot home run into the third deck at Nationals Park, and Strickland was visibly upset .
As far as the mindset was concerned, it made me realise that I cannot do everything in every game. He (Kohli) was just talking to me and trying to ease me out, but it really didn't work. "These are the memories you make as a sportsmen". For every team, whenever a player puts on his country's shirt, he aims to give his best. Bangladesh play hosts England in the very first game of the Champions Trophy on Thursday, and the Tigers faithful can only hope their team won't repeat these two ...
It was the 153rd career playoff point in 142 games for Malkin - three back of Sidney Crosby for second among active players behind Jaromir Jagr - who had been jarring with Hoffman a few minutes earlier. I know when we play our game, and if we're on, we can beat any team in the league". How you saw it may affect how you see tonight's game coming in - Anderson's either back, or he's in trouble if Ottawa doesn't step up it's defense.
Karen Khachanov will play Andy Murray in the fourth round after the giant Russian beat American 21st seed John Isner 7-6 (7/1), 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 7-6 (7/3). World No. 290 and qualifier Petra Martic reached the last 16 with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova. The match between Pliskova and Witthoeft is one of those.
As del Potro stepped over the net and walked toward him, Almagro collapsed on the clay court, his sobs clearly audible over the crowd's cheers of encouragement and appreciation. There are few things Murray enjoys more than proving people wrong, and every set he gets under his belt here at the French Open will increase his belief that he is beginning to find his form at the right time.
Defending champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the fourth round of the French Open by beating Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 6-2. "Today was one of the best matches I have ever played, without a doubt". Thiem has lost just 10 first serve points in his last two matches and has been broken just three times this tournament overall. The 25-year-old Georgian slumped to a 6-0 6-1 6-0 defeat to the nine-champion in a ruthless dissection on Philippe Chatrier court.
He's been on the disabled list since May 25 with right hip inflammation. After a high-scoring game yesterday in Cincinnati , will today's Braves and Reds matchup fall under the betting total at 1:10PM ET? After escaping jams in the first four innings, Feldman wasn't so fortunate in the fifth.
This marks the eighth time in 12 seasons under head coach Tim Walton that Florida played in the WCWS and the fifth time that it will appear in the finals. Well, the story for us was just we didn't pitch as well as we're used to. "I think our team fought hard, and it just didn't seem to happen or all come together for us".
Croatian qualifier Petra Martic stunned 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova, another dark horse for the title, while Veronica Cepede Royg made the fourth round for the first time. "I played well in Rome. The atmosphere was just, yeah, amazing", Mladenovic said. Czech Pliskova, who had won just twice in five previous French Open appearances, will face Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg for a quarterfinal spot.
Murray jogged to his seat at the changeover, del Potro stood at the net, bent at the waist, his head resting on the netcord. The beaten finalist at Roland Garros a year ago doubled his lead after needing two opportunities to serve out the second set, before a faultless display in the third subdued a leg-weary Del Potro.
With the Penguins looking to put a stranglehold on the series, they got off to a quick start. But a win in Game 4 evens the series, gives them a chance to steal a game in Pittsburgh in Game 5 and guarantees a return to Nashville for Game 6, where they could have a chance to end the series.
It was a rematch of the 2016 Rio Olympics gold-medal final won by Murray. Suarez Navarro, the 21st seed and a two-time quarter-finalist, made the fourth round for the fifth time. Using an armoury of delicate drop shots, Alize Cornet rode a tide of French support into the last-16 of Roland Garros on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 win over Agnieszka Radwanska .
Fantastic Nuwan Pradeep: It was a decent bowling effort by the Sri Lankans, as Nuwan Pradeep was the star among them, managing to claim a couple of crucial wickets in the form of de Kock and du Plessis, as he gave away 54 runs, which also included 31 dot balls.
A strong showing in this series would not only allow Curry to silence his critics who think his regular season production is overhyped because of his Finals performances, but would also allow the Warriors to erase the feeling of having a second straight title slip through their fingers last season.
The tenth edition of the Indian Premier league is all set to take place in Hyderabad . I feel individual brilliance can win you a few games but what is required to win a championship is team unity and team work. Pune were cruising along nicely till the Mumbaikar tried to play a chip shot, which Kieron Pollard ran from his long-on position, and completed a nice catch diving forward.
Man United will go straight into the group stages along with Chelsea , Tottenham and Manchester City , the top three in the Premier League. Per United's official website , the two Manchester clubs' pledge has taken the total raised by the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund beyond £3 million, which also includes £1 million raised by the Manchester Evening News' crowd-funded #westandtogether campaign.
The impressive win crowned a remarkable first full season in charge for former Real midfielder Zidane , who led the team to a first La Liga title in five years, delivering the club's first European Cup and league double since 1958. His first goal at the Principality Stadium to put Real ahead in the 20th minute against Juve illustrated that perfectly as he had the wit to lay the ball off to Dani Carvajal on his right and then the smartness to hold, wait for the cut-back pass and then use his ...
Accord to the Highway Patrol, Fisher was driving on US 101 in Los Angeles when his 2015 Cadillac strayed onto the right shoulder, hit a concrete curb and guardrail, and flipped over, coming to a rest on it's roof. The point guard would go on to win two more titles, five in total, before retiring in 2014 just prior to taking over as head coach of the New York Knicks .
The Predators are damn near lights out at home , especially during the playoffs where Rinne has been a different goalie. After a first-period goal by - you guessed it - Jake Guentzel , the Pens took a 1-0 lead into the second. That was all the Predators needed. And then the second period happened. There were thousands inside and outside cheering the Predators on to their eighth victory in nine home games in this magical playoff ride this spring.
The 24th-seeded Gasquet stopped playing while trailing 4-3 in the third set. Gabas was the umpire injured earlier this year when Denis Shapovalov smacked him in the eye with a ball hit in anger. The players split the first two sets. The Spaniard lost the opening set against the 53rd-ranked Kontaveit but won 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2. Bulgaria's 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov is also through after beating Spain's Tommy Robredo 6-3 6-4 7-5.