Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch aren't about to officially pass the torch to the next generation of drivers. Erik Jones was third, followed by Kurt Busch , Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr . Jones is tied for 16th in driver points with Ryan Newman, and is the leader in Rookie of the Year points. "For the things that are really hard - like drive the race vehicle - I'd give him an "A", Blickensderfer told motorsport.com.
Curry rode with his wife and kids beside him. The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. Last year's National Basketball Association champion the Cleveland Cavaliers also visited the White House before Obama's term ended. While another team may offer to pay him more, Iguodala reportedly "loves playing for the Warriors, loves the Silicon Valley connection, loves winning titles (which help out his potential Hall of Fame case), ...
South Africa have won 34 of their 65 ODI matches against Sri Lanka , including in their most recent meeting in February. The Sri Lankan struck the ball firmly to mid-off but the South African captain anticipated the shot and moved swiftly to his right from extra cover to slide and get a hand to the ball.
They then beat South Africa by 19 runs on Duckworth-Lewis formula and edged out Sri Lanka by three wickets to finish second in Group B. They then upset title favourites England by eight wickets in the first semi-final. "It was due to the captaincy of Sarfraz that Pakistan won their matches". "One thing we didn't do was adapt to conditions, which I thought Pakistan did extremely well", England captain Eoin Morgan said.
He gave up three hits, struck out seven and did not allow a runner past first base until Manny Machado led off the seventh with a home run. The Red Sox are one of just two teams without someone on the team that has hit at least ten home runs so far this season (St.
Joan Vehils of Catalan newspaper Sport wrote Verratti and his representative, Donato Di Campli, spoke with Blaugrana director Javier Bordas for more than 30 minutes, with a summer transfer the likely topic of discussion. "It's very complicated [to leave], but we have expressed our ideas to PSG ". "We're not talking about Barcelona or other clubs, it's about projects".
Many musicians were online to congratulate the Warriors and/or console the Cavaliers . Most of the team's players have not publicly commented on whether or not they will make the trip because they just won their second National Basketball Association title in the last three years, and probably want to enjoy it for a while.
They now have three championships each and the tendency on the day after the Stanley Cup is presented is to bring in the word dynasty, define what is in these new financially-complicated times, and try and figure just how set up the championship team is to win more crowns.
Spanish prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against the player accusing him of defrauding tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million) by hiding his image rights income between 2011 and 2014. The club also won La Liga, the topflight professional soccer league in Spain. Spanish newspaper Marca said that Ronaldo believes he is being made an example of because of his status as a star and that "he is judged without people really knowing him".
Ellis is eligible to participate in preseason play. He averaged just 8.2 points this past season. He has played in 68 games over the last two seasons in Detroit . He appeared in 31 games for the Pistons last season and averaged just over 15 minutes a night while contributing 4.5 points and 2.1 rebounds per game.
It's not clear exactly what state he is in, but his family is headed to meet him, per White . White said he's been in contact with the family who were going to the hospital. Audra is the UFC Hall of Famer's wife. Hughes (45-9), who beat some of the promotion's most renowned fighters, including George St-Pierre, B.J. Penn and Royce Gracie, resides in IL.
Rudy Gobert, one of the three nominees for this year's Defensive Player of the Year award, was a load for the Warriors to handle inside, especially when they opted to play small lineups. I get the idea that some people think an athlete should stay in the town he started and win there, but why not jump to a great team? "Guys like Steph Curry welcoming him and kind of let him shine, it worked out like it should".
Per TMZ , if the court rules that Floyd violated the terms of his house arrest, he could be subjected to additional jail time. He's due back in court on June 26 in Arizona to "explain" the failed tests. The Minnesota Vikings were willing to offer Michael Floyd another chance in the National Football League, signing him before the start of organized team activities last month.
The former Pakistan captain asserted that the way the team made a comeback after the defeat in the opening match has given him hope that they will be able to overcome the poor record against India in ICC tournaments and win the title. Pakistan booked their place in the Champions Trophy final with a crushing eight-wicket win over England in Cardiff on Wednesday. Both Morgan and the head coach, Trevor Bayliss, led a team meeting after the defeat where they looked to reinforce the progress ...
After hearing reports of a possible White House snub, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted , "The @ warriors' leadership is inspiring". The Golden State Warriors captured their second National Basketball Association championship in three years last night, preventing LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers from winning back-to-back titles.
The Warriors are also headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. "It just shows Oakland is its own entity and Oakland has always been its own force. He dramatically drove and dunked on Cleveland's defense, knocked down big 3-pointers and blocked shots while handling the load of defending King James .
Either he or Manchester United's David De Gea were almost a guarantee to be in between the posts at the Bernabeu next season. The Times claimed yesterday that Courtois' talks with Chelsea had stalled. He has been one of the keepers on Real Madrid's wish-list since he spent three seasons on loan from Chelsea at rivals Atletico from 2011 to 2014.
He becomes the first man or woman in the Open Era, which began in 1968, to win 10 titles at a Grand Slam. As well as bringing the Spaniard " La Decima " - his 10th triumph in Paris - it was also Nadal's 15th grand slam overall, putting him outright second on the all-time list behind rival Roger Federer , who has 18.
Ronaldo becomes the latest high-profile footballer to run afoul of Spain's tax man. Madrid's regional state prosecutor, via a statement, has recently accused Cristiano Ronaldo of Tax fraud of £14.7m. "In conclusion: the declared amount can be discussed, but it is clear that the football player did not try to evade taxes". The Portuguese player has always said he's very calm about these accusations because he has always paid his taxes in Spain.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) takes a shot as Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland, defends during the third period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, June 5, 2017, .
Alejandro Moreno believes neither Alvaro Morata nor James Rodriguez will be at Real Madrid next season. How would Manchester United look if they signed Alvaro Morata? But while they have leapfrogged Milan and already agreed terms with Morata, United's offer of €70m may not satisfy Madrid, who are demanding €90m, reports Marca .
Former FBI Director James Comey, who testified under oath before Congress last week, indicated that on multiple occasions he told Trump that he personally not under investigation during the Russian Federation probe. The Washington Post reported Thursday that Jared Kushner's business dealings were also being scrutinized by Mueller's team. The "smoking gun" that did in President Nixon, in the end, was a tape that revealed he ordered his chief of staff to get the Central Intelligence ...
The fact that Microsoft isn't making any money on the Xbox One X, despite the $500 price tag , isn't surprising considering the impressive hardware contained inside the little black box. "The money-making part is in selling games", said the Xbox boss. Even with the large initial sales of the Nintendo Switch, that likely isn't enough to cover the research and development that went into creating the new console.
Stephen Curry is the back-to-back reigning MVP, the best shooter of all-time who has rounded out his game to unexpected levels. The victory also served as a validation for the city of Oakland itself, which will lose both the Warriors and the Oakland Raiders football team in the next few years.
Pitching with his hardest fastball since 2012, averaging more than 92 miles per hour this season, Sabathia submitted a vintage performance against a Red Sox lineup that was stacked with right-handed batters. It's become increasingly clear that the 2017 New York Yankees are for real. Sabathia won his fifth straight start by allowing five hits in eight innings, leading the New York Yankees to an 8-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox .
He got emotional when talking about getting his shirt signed by star captain Sidney Crosby . Adding the 2017 championship, this made him the first goalie ever to win two Stanley Cups while technically still a rookie. He, Phil Kessel and Letang are all under contract through 2022. Fleury will nearly certainly play elsewhere next season and defenseman Justin Schultz is a restricted free agent but may have played himself into a contract too rich for the Penguins to match.
While Waqar is happy with the current combination of batsmen, he believes the batting order should be altered to see captain Sarfraz Ahmed and veteran Shoaib Malik shoulder greater responsibility. India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in the teams' Champions Trophy tournament opener at Edgbaston on June 4. Midway through the England innings, the game was delicately poised.
For a handful of team that are close to the top, such as Houston or San Antonio, teams with elite players in their prime, they need to be thinking about winning right now. "It's a special team, a special group", Durant said on Wednesday. "So we will see, but I will get away from the game a little bit". "So, I'll have that mindset, KD's going to have that mindset".
Up 4-2, the Czech saved three break points and won it 6-3 to take the match to a decider. Pliskova would replace Angelique Kerber atop the rankings by making it to Saturday's final in Paris . Halep said: "I feel that she played unbelievable tennis in the first set and until the end of the second set, 5-1". If she wins, she'll be one of the biggest outsiders ever to take the title .
And when Steph turned that corner, I think it was after Christmas Day, when he turned that corner, we became nearly unbeatable. Capturing a second title in three seasons in historic fashion has put the Golden State Warriors among some of the NBA's greatest championship squads, overcoming a heartbreaking setback to become even better.
They were found after the couple's son tried and failed to reach them. The 45-year-old man was removed from a home in Brunswick, south of Cleveland in the United States on Tuesday morning. He was taken into custody after a nine-hour standoff and tense negotiations through a window. A North Canton man already facing murder charges in the deaths of a Stark County couple is now charged in the killings of a North Royalton woman and her two daughters.
Needless to say, the players were all publicly lambasted and it was one of the saddest moments in India's cricket history. On a Cardiff ground where they chased more than 300 to beat England in an ODI a year ago, Pakistan completed Wednesday's pursuit with a mammoth 77 balls to spare when Mohammad Hafeez pulled Stokes for four.
Hardik Pandya hit three six in the final over as India posted 319/3 in 48 overs. Pakistan were donated a wicket, however, when Dhawan hoisted a full toss from leg-spinner Shadab Khan straight to Azhar Ali at deep midwicket. Yuvraj departed 10 deliveries before India's innings closed. But Yuvraj smashed 53 runs off 32 balls to take India closer to 300 before he was dismissed.
One day after hitting a 495-foot homer in the Bronx, Judge hit a majestic 438-foot shot on the opposite coast for his fourth homer in three games and the 22nd of his spectacular rookie season. Lugo (1-0) came back from right elbow inflammation that had sidelined him all season, helping Mets starters post a 0.83 ERA over the last five games.
New Zealand's campaign also featured a washed out match against Australia and an 87-run loss to England . But with a horrific weather forecast for Birmingham on Saturday for the Australia-England clash, a result here could be pivotal.
Jon Rahm played an opening round to forget, but the 22-year-old Spaniard allowed that his day wasn't a total waste as he left the U.S. Open on Thursday afternoon. Snedeker was one of 18 players who broke par in the morning wave. I was happy it stayed benign for us, and I capitalized on it. NOTEWORTHY: Phil Mickelson withdrew, as expected, to attend his daughter's graduation in California.
While the weather gods have conspired against Australia - with both of their matches against Bangladesh and New Zealand abandoned due to rain - they were shining down on the hosts in the Welsh capital. We ll keep trying to take them on. The cameraman could possibly do was smile as he threw back the back in the game. Just as Williamson made a hundred against Australia, so too did Root against Bangladesh.
The park will supposedly use virtual and augmented reality to show highlights of his career and even allow training sessions with a virtual Messi. "He said" I do hope that I can offer visitors a unique experience that they have never felt before and inspire the little ones to start playing football early.
New Zealand will be the more gutted side as they were at an advantageous position despite late exploits by Australian bowlers . "We still had a lot of work to do and they've got a quality bowling attack as well. Williamson's 100 off 97 balls anchored a New Zealand innings that promised a lot more, but Australia found their groove in the closing overs to take the final seven wickets for 37 runs.
Kevin Durant came to Golden State looking for a championship and found a band of brothers who, as it turned out, were exactly what he needed to finally capture that long-sought title. But Curry doesn't dwell on the fact that he's pulling in less than his peers. Whatever it is, the big-money contract will be a hefty raise from the $12 million he earned on the way to a 16-1 postseason.
Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly immediately, and Alexandria Police officers quickly added support upon arriving at the scene, eventually fatally wounding the alleged gunman, identified by federal law enforcement sources to CNN as James Hodgkinson .
Smith and Freddy Canteen , a MI graduate transfer with two years of eligibility remaining, will join the mix in fall camp. He coached the wide receivers from 2012-15 and the tight ends last season. After a breakout sophomore season Smith has struggled to stay on the field, battling knee injuries. Former Arizona State Sun Devil, Cameron Smith is the newest addition to the Irish football team.
The last time Mayweather was involved in a fight that had the entire world watching was when he fought Manny Pacquiao back in 2015. He will be the smaller fighter in this bout, as the two agreed to a weight closer to where McGregor competes in MMA.
Mercedes-Benz driver - Lewis Hamilton has won the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix and has thus managed to cut short his world driver championship point deficit from 25 to 12 points. The 18-year-old was among the five drivers eliminated in the first 15-minute qualifying session, finishing 17th at 1:14.209 and will start the race second row from the back.
After being sidelined for part of last season and again during the 2017 playoffs with back pain, head coach Steve Kerr returned during the Finals and said he intends to coach "for a long time". Others who may also get a ring include Anderson Varejao (who was cut in February), Jose Calderon (who never had the chance to play with Golden State because they cut him to make room for Matt Barnes) and former Cavs coach Mike Brown.
I recognize the transitive property of the National Basketball Association doesn't hold (else the #TNTBulls would be popping champagne last night), but this Bulls team was so much worse than the Celtics (ok, a bit more like even with contract-Rondo), who were so much worse than the Cavaliers , who were so much worse than the Warriors , I mean: we know whatever the Bulls plans are this season they're ultimately pointless due to the bind that their continued incompetence has placed them, but ...
And Americans will no longer be allowed to travel to the island on their own for "people-to-people" purposes, once the new rules are in place. Reports suggest he is likely to reinstate restrictions on trade, investment and travel that were loosened or removed by Mr.
Ronaldo is the best paid athlete in the world, according to a report last week by Forbes magazine, which estimated that he earned $93 million over the past 12 months. Cristiano Ronaldo has denied ever hiding any income from the taxman or committing any tax fraud in Spain . According to Spanish prosecutors, Ronaldo sought to hide at least a part of that wealth from the country's tax authorities.
Fultz didn't have to work out for anyone at all, and some consensus No. 1 picks choose to work out only for the top team. The Lakers' decision to workout Ball a second time and meet with his college coaches, however, bodes well for the 19-year-old's odds at landing with his hometown team.
Her best finish in a Grand Slam came at the French Open two-years-ago where she lost in three sets to the-then World number one Serena Williams . Jelena Ostapenko celebrated the flawless birthday present with a spot in her first grand slam final.