The crews in the first scheduled semi-final, Emirates Team New Zealand and Britain's Land Rover BAR, sat on board their catamarans in Bermuda's Great Sound waiting to see if the wind would build, trying to stay out of the beating sun.
The Cavs set Finals records with 86 points in the first half, 49 in the first quarter, and 3-pointers in a game (24). The Warriors entered the game mindful of what had happened against the Cavaliers in Game 3 of the finals last season.
But Green said he knew he had not been given the T on the previous tech that had been assigned to him in the first quarter. Draymond on crowd: "I don't pay that much attention to anybody in Cleveland , honestly". Asked about the officiating overall, Kerr said, "Nice try". That's a part of basketball. The refs didn't. We didn't as players. It's like the aura of the game created trash talk and just communication out there.
One last note on Cleveland's 49-point first quarter: The last time a team scored more than that in a first quarter was 1990, when Phoenix dropped 50 on Denver. "It has nothing to do with passing him in (totals)". "My mama and my wife was like f-- that, I ain't with that", James said. "I think it's great".
The American lost in the 2004 Davis Cup final in Seville on indoor clay 6-7 (6), 6-2, 7-6 (6), 6-2 against a teenage Nadal. The Spaniard, whose only defeat on the red dirt this year came against Thiem in Rome , then broke with a clubbing forehand and lost only three more points on serve as he sealed the set.
Chapman said he expects a one-game minor league rehab assignment to follow, and he'll probably rejoin the Yankees on the West Coast in about a week. The Yankees have scored 25 runs in their last three wins and have scored 34 runs in three home wins over the Orioles .
This was a game that only one team looked like winning and the fact that India were so convincing against their biggest rivals will certainly give them more confidence as they look to hold on to the title they won four years ago. Yuvraj is in the team because he is a game changer. VETERAN spinner Harbhajan Singh feels that India could not have hoped for a better start to their Champions Trophy campaign as they thrashed Pakistan to register 124-run victory at Edgbaston .
James also wouldn't say whether Durant's joining of a Warriors team that was already the best in the National Basketball Association over the previous two seasons was fair , and explained the difference between Golden State's construction as a super team and his joining of both the Miami Heat in 2010 and rejoining the Cavs in 2014.
The best auto that I can drive is still Formula One . "We have to win", Alonso said. Brown said the decision to partner with Honda in what has so far been an exclusive deal was "100 percent right". He insists another world championship in F1 is still his primary goal, but added that he is "not afraid" of a future outside F1. Things have to change, I guess, for the team.
Steve Smith's aim now, with rain forecast, will be to ensure his side are ahead on DLS after 20 overs - the minimum required for a match . Australia , whose final group match is against England in Birmingham on June 10, were the victims of one of the all-time great upsets when Bangladesh beat them by five wickets in a one-day global in Cardiff in 2005.
Earlier this year, it had beaten San Marino in a friendly for its first win after 86 consecutive matches. Fresh off his heroics in the Champions League with Real Madrid , Cristiano Ronaldo was decisive yet again with two goals and an assist for Fernando Santos' side who travel to Russian Federation for the Fifa Confederations Cup from June 17 to July 2.
He will face Stan Wawrinka today looking to repeat last year's victory, which earned him a first final appearance at Roland Garros. The symbols of the three places where he won Grand Slam titles - a kangaroo for the Australian Open, the Eiffel Tower for Roland Garros and the Statue of Liberty for the U.S.
Another defeat will virtually knock Pakistan out of the tournament but it will be a gigantic task for them to stop the Proteas, who are ranked number one in the ODI rankings. South Africa suffered two "golden ducks" with captain AB de Villiers dismissed with his first delivery for the first time in his ODI career, slashing the ball to Mohammad Hafeez at backwards point.
With Ajinkya Rahane failing as an opener in the first warm-up game, even the remotest thoughts of a change at the top, if there was one at all, will not be entertained by the team management. After Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja dominated proceedings against New Zealand in the first warm-up game, Bhuvi and Umesh were back with a bang as they picked six wickets between themselves to derail the Bangladesh innings.
Kevin Durant , who finished with 35 points, seemingly helped keep the deficit under triple digits. The Cavs have continued to push the Warriors in this series, but they came up short in the first three games. Durant took time to adjust to his new teammates and duties but bounced back from a late-season injury smoothly back into his role. The Warriors , however, return to their own territory knowing one more win will see them claim a second title in three years.
The 28-year-old Delhi batsman, ranked 89, is estimated to have earned around $22 million, which includes $3 million from salary and winnings, while the rest $19 million from endorsements. He is the highest ranked combat sports athlete on the list. Floyd topped the list in 2012, 2014 and 2015, and if the cross-over fight pushes through, he likely returns to the top spot for the 4th time in his career.
Stan Wawrinka subjected Andy Murray to a barrage of body blows as he broke down the Briton's formidable defences to reach the French Open final on Friday, twice coming from a set down to win a high-octane contest 6-7 (6) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (3) 6-1.
Eight of his break points came with Granollers serving at 3-5 in the second set but, although the Spaniard held on, Djokovic made no mistake on his ninth chance. This was also his first match with 8-time Grand Slam victor and former No. 1 Andre Agassi. The Spanish former World No. 2, who has had a poor clay season, had a quick first set before Schiavone went all guns blazing in the middle of set 2.
Julius Erving says the '83 Sixers would've beaten the Warriors . Steve Kerr gets it. "I haven't seen him shoot in a long time, until today", said one Warriors' person who was at practice, before the media was admitted. Durant alone is set to claim Finals MVP, and could become the most efficient scorer in NBA Finals history along the way . "It seemed like in the third quarter, the game was stopping every time".
Ostapenko converted her second match point with a forehand attack, her 50th victor of the match. One who hits the ball as if she's angry at it. Mladenovic appeared to deal better with the initial delay. There have been six men's singles retirements (Daniil Medvedev, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Richard Gasket, David Goffin, Nicolas Almagro and Pablo Carreno Busta ).
The third-seeded Swiss player will face either nine-time champion Rafael Nadal or Dominic Thiem in Sunday's final. The Spaniard, who plays Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals on Friday, is just two wins from a record 10th French Open - " La Decima " - and his first since 2014.
He hasn't dropped a set in any of his matches and has lost just 29 games. "Only thing I care [about] is I have been playing very well during the whole event". He kept absolutely walloping his strokes, resolute in his intention to attack and attack and attack. But Wawrinka flunked his set point at 6-5 with a backhand in the net and then at 7-6 put a forehand in the net to give away the first set.
The resulting flagrant foul mandated Green be suspended from Game 5 in Oakland. They too will come to play, Golden State is not thinking "it's okay, we can just win it at home next game ". "To find a way to win was an unbelievable accomplishment and set us up for hopefully a great night Friday where we can back it up", Curry said. For the Warriors, a win will make them the first National Basketball Association team to get through the playoffs with four series sweeps, 16-0.
The Spain global, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United among others, scored 19 goals in all competitions for Madrid last term, but made just 14 starts in La Liga and played only five minutes across the club's Champions League semifinal and final encounters.
Harry Kane has spoken of a scoring a hat-trick against Scotland on Saturday. "Any player growing up as a footballer dreams of being England captain one day and I'm no different". "I want to be classed in that (world-class) bracket, but I know I'm not there yet". The twice Premier League top goalscorer has scored five goals in 17 internationals and Southgate has been impressed by his desire to improve.
The boys' final will be between Nicola Kuhn of Spain and Australian Alexei Popyrin. The other match on Friday's docket is No. 4 Rafael Nadal , the indisputable king of clay looking for an astonishing 10th title at the French Open , and No.
Golden State Warriors are a game away from achieving the first unblemished Playoffs record in National Basketball Association history after Wednesday's away win against a valiant Cleveland Cavaliers in the Finals. "I'm not one to judge and say if it's fair or not if guys are adding players to their team". Kevin Love added nine points, 13 rebounds and six steals.
Besides one other free throw from Smith, those were the only points scored by a Cavalier not named LeBron or Kyrie Irving to that point in the fourth quarter, and would be the last points Cleveland scored in the game Wednesday night. No NBA team have ever found their way back after losing the first three games of a best-of-seven series but James was not ready to admit defeat.
Spanier was given four to 12 months - two to be served in jail, the rest under house arrest. Spanier and two other former university administrators were each sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to alert authorities to a 2001 allegation against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky , a decision that enabled the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys.
We'll see you Monday in Oakland, Draymond. "After calling the loose ball foul on Draymond Green, I noticed the reaction by Coach Kerr and then assessed the technical foul", Goble told the pool reporter. 'I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland. Kerr said almost the same thing as Lue - that he didn't know exactly what was going on until it was explained to him - while adding that he thought the first tech should've been called on him.
Things will be interesting once he returns in full, however, as Michael Conforto has played extremely well in his absence, which likely means Curtis Granderson would be moved into a bench role moving forward. Neither bullpen could hold leads as starters Julio Teheran of the Braves and Matt Harvey of the Mets got no-decisions. Though the 36-year old is hitting just.200 with five homers and 21 RBI, he has been heating up.
The boat showed signs of damage from the high-speed impact with the waters of Bermuda's Great Sound , where winds were gusting near the maximum allowed for America's Cup racing. "When we got back to the dock today to see the whole team there celebrating moving into the next round, that's when you realize it is a huge team effort and a massive family effort involved as well".
Pliskova would have reached a second Grand Slam final and faced Ostapenko on Saturday for the French Open title - plus jumped to No. 1 in the rankings next week - but she lost to Halep in the semifinals. Bacsinszky - who took a medical timeout in the middle of the first set for an issue with her right leg - will rue not winning the opener after leading 5-4, 15-30 on Ostapenko's serve.
He can't get caught in an extended, grind-out-every-point duel with Nadal and expect to win given how much time he spent on the court against Murray . In the semifinal match, Nadal converted 6 of 10 break points won 49% of points on reception, made 23 victor and made 21 unforced error. Nadal once again quickly broke Thiem in the second set to lead 3-1 and won the set 6-4 and he did not waste any time in wrapping up the third set as he completely demolished the Austrian in the final ...
Obviously, talk of " King James " departing Cleveland for the second time is nothing more than calculated speculation now. The Lakers seem too far away for James to do what he routinely does in the Eastern Conference - lead whatever team he's on to the Finals.
With their 15th straight win, the Warriors have the longest postseason streak for any team in the four major United States professional sports. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
There were plenty of opportunities to break in the penultimate set, but with neither player able to capitalise, a tie-break loomed large for the second time in the semifinal. "I need to be at my best". "It is more like I didn't have enough weight on my shot at the end of the match to put him under any real pressure", Murray, who covered 4.5km in heart-pumping sprints throughout the encounter, said.
As you can see, Stein expertly pivoted to ask Curry, an avid golfer , about his other sport. The reactions in certain situations ... Amico Hoops' Sam Amico reported Friday that many Cavaliers players were " highly agitated " over the gesture and that it, "wont be forgotten come Friday".
Chasing 183, Australia reached 83-1 before rain arrived after 16 overs - four short of the number needed for a result. Australia are now second in the group with two points from as many matches . Starc returned with impressive figures of 4/29 from 8.3 overs. A brilliant spell of fast bowling blitzed the Bangladesh tail as the big left-armer took four wickets in eight balls to finish with 4-27.
The Cavs were aided in the opening quarter by 22 free throw attempts, the most by any team in any quarter this postseason. No team in NBA playoff history has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a series, although the Cavaliers did become the first team in NBA Finals history to rally from a 3-1 hole to swipe the crown over Golden State previous year.
Spain's Alberto Contador was seventh, two seconds ahead of Froome, and moved up to fifth overall at 1min 02sec with the Briton sixth at 1:04. Three-time victor Froome moved into second in the general classification, 39sec behind Porte while Fuglsang occupies third 1:15 back.
That leaves Irish War Cry the default favorite in a wide-open field. Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming finished eighth in the Preakness , so he is skipping the Belmont. "It looks like it's getting better, and I think there is no problem running him in the race". Last year, Japanese-trained Lani ran in all three Triple Crown races.
I think it's a nice gift". And when the match did eventually get underway the windy conditions disrupted Mladenovic's flow in-front of a vocal home crowd. Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball during the women's singles quarterfinal against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia at the 2017 French Open Tennis Tournament in Paris , France on June 6, 2017 .
They are fifth in the 10-team South American group after 14 of the 18 matches , fully 11 points behind leaders Brazil , who have already secured their passage. Those committed enough to courageous the decidedly unsociable kick-off time this morning will have witnessed the dawning of a new era for the Argentina national team .
Sri Lanka didn't do it without drama under leaden skies. Their 159-run stand for the second wicket wasn't quite chanceless - both saw hard chances go down but they made the most of the reprieve and capitalized. The predominantly Indian crowd that had been so vocal were hushed as the pair put together 159 runs in 24 overs. It seemed like India considered Sri Lanka to be an easy target and took them slightly lightly.
The Stanley Cup Final got oddly sidetracked by Subban saying that Crosby accused him of having bad breath. "We need to play a better game", Laviolette said. "It's world-class players. We can't shut them down game after game". It was a familiar showing for Rinne. When the Penguins had just three goals during the first three games of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa last month, they scored 10 over the next two to take control.
To see that go in, that was liberating, man. For a Golden State team that won 73 regular season games last season but fell short in the postseason, they are now just one win away from avenging that loss at the hands of the Cavaliers . "I won't be able to play this game forever, but I do know I'll be able to work out for quite a while". Immediately after James went out, the Warriors ripped off 10 unanswered points to take a 39-32 lead into the second quarter.
In addition, the Browns added veteran defensive backs Jason McCourty and Calvin Pryor . To the Browns' credit, Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the organization had no idea he was throwing out the first pitch tonight. So the Indians thought it'd be fitting to put Powell and all his local ties to the city and state on proud display. Powell played 42 games with the Buckeyes and led them with three interceptions during his final collegiate season in 2015.
I don't even know what he did, P.K. Hainsey's second goal of the playoffs came 16:40 into the period. He gave up three goals on nine shots and was replaced by Juuse Saros. It's all Penguins after the first period of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. Heading into Game Four, Roman Josi led the way with a per-game average of 25 minutes, 25 seconds.
As a result of such a change, Mike Shildt will now serve as the club's third base coach while also handling the Cardinals' defensive scheme in the outfield. Though he performed decently in spring training this season, Peralta couldn't replicate that success during the regular season, hitting just.204/.259/.204 in 58 plate appearances while missing almost a month due to a negative reaction to medication.