It was not immediately clear what was wrong with Carreno Busta . Thiem is looking to take the next step and win his first Grand Slam title, but he'll have his hands full with Djokovic on Tuesday. Djokovic has been struggling for consistency and the 23-year-old Thiem is expected to provide a tough challenge even if the Austrian has won only one set in their five previous encounters.
A shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Justin Schultz gets past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) for a goal during the first period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 8, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . But Penguins fans are more than dedicated. Pittsburgh is averaging 3.0 goals per game in the playoffs, the same as the Predators. They responded with an attacking, never-stop approach that has helped Nashville go from the last team into the National Hockey League ...
Can Nadal win another six majors? Murray and Lendl got back to basics in the week before the tournament - once Murray had got over his latest illness. They took another path because we discussed, we questioned some things", said Giudicelli. · Murray is aiming to win his 40th match at Roland Garros and become the second British man in history to reach multiple French Open finals (with Fred Perry).
With Butler , Holtmann made the NCAA Tournament in all three seasons and reached the Sweet 16 during the 2016-17 campaign. But McDermott has had a solid amount of success in seven seasons at Creighton , making four NCAA tournament appearances and winning three Missouri Valley Conference titles before the Bluejays moved to the Big East.
Even Djokovic found it hard to fathom how far he's fallen, only a year removed from leaving Roland Garros as a player nonpareil, the first man in almost a half-century to win four consecutive Grand Slam titles. Although physical issues prevented Murray from putting in the amount of training that he would have wanted in the first part of the year, Lendl said he had not been concerned by the latest bout of illness the Scot suffered in the week before the tournament started here.
The Warriors turnover problems from Game 2 carried over to Wednesday night, when they had 18, which helped the Cavaliers stay in the game. Truth is, nobody shoots the 3-pointer better than the Warriors. Trying to out-shoot the Warriors is a fool's errand, and the Cavs have fallen into that trap. Broke the record of 14 straight postseason wins previously held by the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins, who did it in 1992-93.
Australia's opening game against New Zealand was also halted by rain while Bangladesh stay in contention, just, despite their opening loss to England . Australia would have to bring the momentum from their late bowling revival against New Zealand whereas Bangladesh would now have to lift themselves by batting at a faster rate, bowling much better and select a more balanced XI than they did in the last game.
Kyrie Irving added 38 points and three assists, and J.R. Smith recovered from his bad start to the Finals to score 16. The official play-by-play shows that Durant made a 13-foot jump shot with 1 minute, 15 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter to bring the Warriors to within two points.
That's why the Red Sox were delighted to win the final two games to get a split. "He said (the hamstring) grabbed on him a little bit, so we're going to err on the side of caution". Orioles: LF Hyun Soo Kim played in only 11 games last month and spent the first day of June on the Baltimore bench. Chris Davis and Adam Jones went deep for a second straight night and Jonathan Schoop capped the surge with a three-run drive in the sixth.
For that reason, the two men's singles quarterfinals matches scheduled for Tuesday, June 6 have been postponed to Wednesday, June 7 due to rain. Since arriving in Paris , Muguruza has been looking to reprise the punishing baseline hitting that carried her to this title previous year, but yesterday she kept on botching the final put-away.
At least that is the public stance of Steve Kerr and many of his players. "We knew how good he was, but just how clutch he's been, how many big shots he's hit for us", Kerr said of the little extra he has seen. The three-point dagger over James was exactly the type of play the Warriors must have had in mind when they signed Durant last July in hopes of avenging their 2016 NBA Finals loss to the Cavaliers .
In doing so, he passed Elgin Baylor and Bill Russell on the career finals scoring list. The Warriors are a ideal 14-0 so far in the postseason, and they seem intent on revenge after giving up a 3-1 lead to the Cavs in last year's Finals.
Last year, Djokovic became the first man in almost a half-century to claim a fourth straight major championship and completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros , but he hasn't won a major since. Pablo Carreno Busta, who had the game and clay court nous to cause Nadal some problems, was forced to retire just two games into the second set of their match .
Preliminary talks were opened last week and Costa's agent Jorge Mendes is understood to have met Milan officials on Thursday and presented them with wage demands of £200,000 a week for his player. "Being five months without playing?" It's a World Cup year and there's a lot to think about. Dermot Corrigan is a Madrid-based football writer who covers La Liga and the Spain national team for ESPN FC.
LeBron James scored 39 points and Kyrie Irving added 38 to lead the Cavaliers . Four of the other Golden State victories have been beatdowns. It was Kevin Durant who played the role of closer for Golden State his 31 points led the Warriors to an 118-113 win and a 3-0 series lead.
Louis, Gennett hit four home runs , becoming just the 15th player since the start of the 20th century - and 17th ever - to do so. For reference, Tuesday night saw Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett hit twice as many homers as he did in the entire second half of his 2015 season (65 games).
He'd do it, too. The Warriors signed Durant to a two-year, $55 million deal, and before the ink was dry they were an immediate favorite to beat the Cavs in the Finals. Last year's Warriors had the best regular-season record ever, 73-9. So focused are the Golden State Warriors on not repeating the mistakes that cost them last year's National Basketball Association (NBA) championship that they have not even discussed their shot at becoming the first team to go undefeated throughout ...
The Warriors roared back against the Cleveland Cavs in Game 3 of the NBA Finals , ending with an 11-0 run in the last three minutes of the game. And while the Cavaliers are far from surrendering, there is a sense the addition of Durant has made Golden State a much harder team to vanquish even once - let alone four times.
Not to be outdone, the Warriors kept up their hot shooting and made three more 3-pointers to set another NBA Finals record with 12 in the first half. I think they have become really good friends, they really enjoy playing together. "When we get down, Lebron tends to turn it up even more". It's only fitting that the Warriors set these records, as they continue to be one of the most impressive National Basketball Association offenses of all time .
Mets mascot Mr Met pulls the finger at a fan. After the Mets lost Wednesday game at CitiField to the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1, the team's beloved, oversized baseball-headed mascot was filmed making his way back to the locker rooms. This is a queasy observation in light of potential parallels to our authoritarian president and his ennobled base, but Mr. Met had suddenly transformed from antiquated merchandise shill into something of a dashing and defiant leader.
It's no surprise, but there's integration with the Apple Music online subscription. HomePod , Apple Music, and Siri deliver the best music experience in the home that streams ad-free directly to HomePod . Safari is adding autoplay blocking, so loud videos don't start playing without your approval. It can play music from Apple Music, tell you the news, do unit conversions, send messages, schedule reminders, set timers, translate, check stocks, answer trivia questions, and tell you what ...
In Nashville, he managed one goal on five shots. It's Saros' second appearance of the series after coming in late in Game 2. It is the Nashville Predators , and they are here to win. The Predators are 5-5 when forced to wear the road whites, including a Game 5 victory against Anaheim in the West finals. Rinne's career numbers in the Steel City - 5.15 goals-against average, .822 save percentage - are terrible, and as the veteran netminder goes, so too go the Predators.
Thursday night was a big night for the Nashville Predators as they take on the Penguins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final . "Desperation should probably still fall on our side here where we know we've got to win a game in Pittsburgh", he said.
It's unclear whether Crosby meant to throw the bottle or whether it slipped. Game 6 will be played Sunday night in Nashville, where the Penguins will try to be the first team to repeat as Stanley Cup champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98.
The Pittsburgh star also racked up a pair of questionable moments, which will fuel his detractors even as his team is poised to capture a second straight Stanley Cup. Needless to say, Predators head coach Peter Laviolette wasn't thrilled with the officials' decision to dole out equal punishments. "Our guys are hungry, but we respect the fact they've done it, and they're hungry".
Through Games 1 and 2, Smith has totaled three points, zero assists and two rebounds in a combined 42 minutes. Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert encountered a bout with cramps during the second half of Sunday evening's Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals .
We want to go on with the Champions League next year. Real beat Juventus 4-1 to win Europe's top competition for a 12th time and claim a third Champions League crown in four years. "I'm a Chelsea player". Meanwhile, the 26-year old will be sidelined from football for up to three months after breaking his ankle while on global duty with Belgium .
The game was pretty back and forth with a lot of puck handling for both teams. He was pulled after the first period by coach Peter Laviolette after surrendering half the goals in a 6-0 rout by the Penguins in Game 5 on Thursday night. Pittsburgh can win the Cup Sunday in Music City. Pittsburgh can now press the panic button. Rinne had been maybe the biggest reason for the Preds winning the previous two games.
Raikkonen started from pole position and led for the first 34 laps of the race before receiving a call to pit for fresh tyres. "It's clear to me that Ferrari have chosen their number one driver, so they're pushing everything to make sure Sebastian is maximized on all of his weekends.
However, if the 2017 post-season has taught us one lesson, the momentum the Penguins carry from their 6-0 victory to take a 3-2 series lead means squat. Schultz's shot from the point went through the legs of Nashville forward Auston Wilson and goaltender Pekka Rinne . It didn't help the Predators in the opening minutes as the Penguins controlled the play and drew the penalty.
Corey Dickerson and Tim Beckham each had a pair of hits in the win for Tampa, while Jose Abreu drove in the lone Chicago run. Thankfully for the Rays, the whole division has been struggling as well so they aren't losing too much ground.
Barkley said the National Hockey League playoffs were more entertaining than the NBA's, and ratings are up considerably from a year ago when the Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks in six games. Obviously the first two games, we did a lot of good things. It's not a coincidence they're the last two teams standing, both two wins away from a championship.
Sir John Madejski says he fully expects Jaap Stam to continue as Reading manager next season. "I never doubted it and always believed they'd go up", he told TalkSport radio. "'I haven't seen much progression from the club during the back end of last season. We give a lot of hope to smaller clubs", Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle said.
Pittsburgh has outscored the Predators 15-4 on home ice, while the Predators have outscored the Penguins 9-2 in Nashville. "I live some stuff", Gaudreau said after Nashville's Game 4 win evened the series at 2-2 heading into Thursday night's Game 5 in Pittsburgh.
The Warriors entered the game mindful of what had happened against the Cavs in Game Three of the Finals last season. It might take one more game, or it might take two more games, but either way, we're done here. James knows exactly what he's up against. "I knew it was going to be one of the toughest challenges I've had because of the firepower they have, because of the mindset that they were going to have".
Golden State is now tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins, who won 14 straight across the 1992-93 Stanley Cup playoffs, according to information provided to the Warriors by Elias. The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers, while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. They set a great tone. Kyrie Irving also had an incredible Game 3, after a lackluster Game 1 and 2, but the Cavs still found themselves on the losing end.
The Dutchman scored 30 goals as Manchester United marched to the title, and there can be no debate that Sanchez can do the same for City. The Bundesliga giants are heavily interested in the forward and are reported to have met with Sanchez's agent last month in Germany .
Captain Sidney Crosby ended his Stanley Cup Final drought of 12 games without a goal by tallying in Monday's 4-1 setback, but Pittsburgh was outscored 9-2 in Games 3 and 4 to see the best-of-seven series knotted at 2-2. Pekka Rinne's game seemed to be in tatters and the Penguins fan base was musing whether it preferred a clean sweep or just a split of the two games in Nashville so the defending champions could raise the Cup on home ice.
Play would come to an end with Andy Murray vs Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic vs Stan Wawrinka . Sixth seed Thiem, who played superbly is yet to drop a set at this year's tournament but his next task is a daunting one, Rafael Nadal .
And Saturday's's match will be tough. Crotty had been a good bet to wear the All Blacks' 12 shirt in the first Test against the Lions on 24 June - his form having been sublime for the Crusaders - but Blues centre Williams now looks nearly certain to line out at inside centre for Hansen's side.
New Zealand won the first race of the day despite a poor start, piling the pressure on the British team who struggled to match their opponents for speed and stability. "Full credit to the shore team and everyone else for getting us out here". Safety has been a major concern of all the crews and the organisers since the death of British sailor Andrew "Bart" Simpson in San Francisco ahead of the 2013 America's Cup .
Pekka Rinne has had a memorable playoff run thus far, carrying the Predators to the Stanley Cup Final . Rinne has still never won a start against the Pittsburgh Penguins . Rinne, 34, will have to rebound in a big way. Rinne's.778 save percentage and 4.00 GAA through two games has TVA Sports' hockey insider Renaud Lavoie wondering what Rinne and Peter Laviolette's team can do get back in the series before it's too late.
It ended with haymaker after haymaker - both literal and proverbial - from Sidney Crosby and the rest of the resilient Pittsburgh Penguins . Nashville won games by 4-1 and 5-1, but the Penguins' victory on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead was by far the most lopsided game of the Final.
The fourth-seeded Nadal reached the semi-finals after compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta retired due to injury in their quarter-final. Murray beat eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-0), 6-1, and will take on Wawrinka in a rematch of last year's semifinal, which Murray won.
Nadal has looked absolutely unstoppable this year on the terre battue of Roland Garros . Nadal takes a 4-2 head-to-head record into the showdown with Thiem , and has dropped just 22 games during his charge towards an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros .
He also clarified the nature of their storied rivalry. It's the second straight year Ronaldo has topped the list, released Wednesday just days after he spearheaded a 4-1 victory over Juventus that made Real Madrid the first team to retain the UEFA Champions League title.
Four riders died in the event previous year and another was killed in 2015. The race is one of the highlights of the motorbike racing calender. The 33-year-old was killed in a crash at the 33rd milestone during qualifying for the Senior TT, becoming the third rider to lose his life on this year's event following tragic accidents for Davey Lambert and Jochem van den Hoek .
Djokovic split with Boris Becker toward the end of past year as his number one ranking was about to disappear. Djokovic is not due to play again until Wimbledon but, as well as suggesting he could play a warm-up tournament on grass, he also hinted he might take a longer break.
It's nothing to be ashamed of. His ERA through his first 2 big league starts now stands at 5.63, and it's unclear if he'll get another start before Garza is ready to return from the DL. "It's part of the game". In the blink of an eye, a 5-3 advantage turned into Giants torture, and Giants torture has a amusing way of playing out.
Police have seized an imitation shotgun and arrested one man after launching anti-terror raids this morning across Melbourne's northern suburbs in connection to the Brighton siege. "We haven't yet uncovered anyone linked with terrorism", he said. Authorities say they were at home during a raid in Gladstone Park. Residents also reported seeing federal and Victorian officers searching rubbish bins before 6am around Ascot Vale, Fairfax Media reported.