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Author: 0 Vinales put on the spot to make Champions League prediction

Juventus have been to eight European Cup finals. That's as many as Barcelona and more than Manchester United and Liverpool . He was happy of course, because he had won the league. Zidane knows father time is catching up to the 32-year-old winger, so he offered Ronaldo more rest during away trips in league games and the Portuguese worldwide responded accordingly.

Author: 0 Sailing-Lack of wind puts Wednesday's America's Cup races on hold

The British team retired in their first race of the day with Emirates Team New Zealand's victory already secured, but later dug deep to see off Groupama Team France in a thriller. New Zealand's opponents on Saturday are Team Japan and Team France. "They are killing us. absolutely killing us". The Kiwis produced their light air foils for the first time in racing on Friday and showed a distinct advantage against Great Britain that saw Sir Ben Ainslie wave the white flag on the fifth ...

Author: 0 Men's Golf Falls in NCAA Quarterfinals

Down two after just three holes, Raza rebounded to beat Schwab 2-up to cap UO's berth in the final for a second straight year. And then moments later, Dossey edged OU's Blaine Hale , 1-up, to move Baylor within one point of advancing to the semifinals.

Sports Arsenal Re-Signs Manager Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal Re-Signs Manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has vowed that, with the support of the fans, he can help take the club to the next level. "I love this club and I am looking forward to the future with optimism and excitement". Arsenal won a record 13th FA Cup title last week and Wenger is hoping to recruit top quality players in the transfer window to improve on their fifth-place finish.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving will be the cover athlete of National Basketball Association 2K18's Standard Edition

In the tweet listed above is a link with information if you would like to pre-order the game. There is a " Madden Curse ", but let's hope there is no such thing as an " NBA 2K Curse". Shaquille O'Neal was also chosen to be on the cover of 2K18 but will do so only on the Legend Edition version of the game. It will be released on the Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch platforms.

Author: 0 Jose Aldo hints at frequent future lightweight fights

This epic battle will come down to a battle of wits on the feet, and without the threat of a takedown, I'd imagine we get an Aldo that won't be afraid to open up his dynamic striking arsenal. Elusive, explosive, calm and composed - he showed everything we knew he had, but failed to prove against McGregor. It's hard to argue against Rogan's logic when speaking about the rest of Aldo's career considering the laundry list of top 10 fighters he decimated while reigning as featherweight champion.

Sports Guentzel shines again as Pens surge to Game Two win
Author: 0 Guentzel shines again as Pens surge to Game Two win

Jake Guentzel broke a 1-1 tie by scoring his second goal of the game 10 seconds into the third to give the Penguins their first lead. None of that mattered when Guentzel struck again 10 seconds into the third, slamming home a juicy Rinne rebound.

Author: 0 Durant not feeling pressure of NBA Finals expectations

Cleveland vs Golden State and they better produce something classic. James is playing in his seventh straight NBA Finals and eighth overall. Golden State will try to keep him in check with Draymond Green , one of the league's best and most versatile defenders.

Sports Penguins score three quick goals to start third in Game 2 win
Author: 0 Penguins score three quick goals to start third in Game 2 win

In the third period of Game 2 , the Preds' hope turned into dread in an instant - or, to be precise, in 10 seconds, which is how long it took Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel to score the go-ahead goal. Guentzel has a wide-open net to smack the puck into and it's 2-1 Pens. They went 9 minutes and 50 seconds without a shot, reminiscent of the second period of Game 1when they had no shots at all.

Author: 0 Where to Watch Stanley Cup online

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , left, and Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel (81) watch the puck land in the back of the net on a goal by Penguins' Evgeni Malkin , during the third period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stan. Game 2 takes place Wednesday night. "Nerves is one way to put it, (but) a lot of excitement, too", said the 83rd overall pick of 2012 draft. Just 15 seconds later, Evgeni Malkin scored off a two-on-one, firing a flawless shot over Rinne's glove for a 4-1 ...

Author: 0 Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

Open up the beer fridge, pass the Pringles and turn up the "Roundball Rock": the NBA Finals tipoff on Thursday when the Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers . "But the thing that surprises you the most when you get around him is how intelligent he is". But this also may be the best all-around version of James, who is averaging 32.5 points on almost 57 percent shooting, and adding 8.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game.

Sports Arsenal's Santi Cazorla 'still five months away from return'
Author: 0 Arsenal's Santi Cazorla 'still five months away from return'

He was involved in eight surgeries this week and has now confirmed that he will be back in action in no time. "I hope that things go better". "Since November I have had complications: there was a bacterial infection from surgery which infected the bone and then the scar did not close".

Sports Aubameyang transfer: PSG agree deal with Borussia Dortmund
Author: 0 Aubameyang transfer: PSG agree deal with Borussia Dortmund

Yahoo Sport (via Get French Football News ) recently reported advanced negotiations were ongoing around a possible €70 million (£60.8 million) move for Aubameyang from BVB to the Parc des Princes. He also scored two goals in three games in the DFB Pokal and two goals in three appearances for the Gabon National Team during the African Cup of Nations.

Sports Giles Scott determined to cap dream year with America's Cup glory
Author: 0 Giles Scott determined to cap dream year with America's Cup glory

Crewmen on SoftBank Team Japan had to leap clear of Ainslie's port hull as it smashed onto their starboard hull. Ben Ainslie's attempt to bring the America's Cup back to Britain was still on course yesterday but only just, after his Land Rover BAR boat was moments from sinking after a collision before the start of a race.

Author: 0 Indians' Kluber to start against A's on Thursday

Kluber has notably spent his entire big league career in Cleveland while initially breaking into the highest level back in 2011. "When we got the four (in the fourth), boy, Trev put his foot on the gas", manager Terry Francona said. The Indians are 27-23 overall and 11-13 at home while the Athletics are 22-29 overall and 7-19 on the road. ROYALS 1, TIGERS 0: Eric Skoglund pitched 61/3 innings of two-hit ball in his major league debut, helping Kansas City beat Justin Verlander and ...

Sports It's a girl? Venus Williams opens up on Serena's baby
Author: 0 It's a girl? Venus Williams opens up on Serena's baby

Venus Williams has accidentally revealed the sex of of her sister Serena Williams' unborn baby . "We're all like, baby V, baby Lyn, baby Isha. we all want the baby to be named after us", she joked. "I was on vacation just taking some time for myself and I have this thing where I've been checking my status and taking pictures every week to see how far along I'm going", the mom-to-be said during a TED Talk with Gayle King.

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal, Unleash Storm in Paris

I'm really enjoying it so far". The British player will face Martin Klizan in the second round. Title-holder Djokovic strolled through his opener against Marcel Granollers of Spain, advancing 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. Sergiy Stakhovsky bt Lu Yen-hsun 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4). Hsieh saved four break points when serving for the match and sealed her win when Konta made a return error.

Sports Knicks explore trade for another first-round pick
Author: 0 Knicks explore trade for another first-round pick

Reports emerged Thursday that the New York Knicks have spoken with the Portland Trail Blazers in an effort to acquire another first-round pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft. The Blazers have the 15th, 20th, and 26th picks in the 2017 NBA Draft . ESPN reported one trade scenario where a player from the capped-out Blazers would go back to the Knicks, but it's unclear who.

Sports Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

Root´s innings was his highest in one-day internationals, surpassing his 125 against South Africa at Centurion past year. Meanwhile, skipper Eoin Morgan can step up the momentum in the innings with some lusty hits. "At no stage have we second-guessed ourselves or the direction that we're going in, and that's very powerful as a group I think". None of the Bangladesh bowler could create much problem for the hosts as they chased down the target easily.

Sports Drew Pomeranz pitches Red Sox past White Sox
Author: 0 Drew Pomeranz pitches Red Sox past White Sox

The Boston Red Sox have already established that this has been an up and down season. This wasn't the way Chris Sale pictured his return to Chicago . This year, the difference isn't that much. Sale had a shaky first start back in his former home, but Deven Marrero hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs in a 13-7 victory over the White Sox .

Author: 0 Champions Trophy kicks off today: India ready to defend title

Pakistan left-handed batsman Haris Sohail , who has been recalled in the ODI squad after a gap of nearly two years, has insisted that his side's preparation for their Champions Trophy clash against arch-rivals India have been excellent, before adding that they are in England to win the title and not to make the numbers up.

Author: 0 LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

He added that, by the time officers had arrived at the scene, the offending word had been painted over by management staff. Police spokeswoman Capt. "Tonight we're honoring Muhammad Ali, the GOAT", James said . While his priorities remain very much on his family - "basketball comes second", he said - James will now try to put the unfortunate event aside and prepare for the Cavs' clash with the Warriors.

Author: 0 How Atletico Madrid's transfer ban will affect moves for Griezmann, Costa, Lacazette

Champions League semi-finalists Atletico said they had "full confidence" in their current squad and were determined to continue "competing at the same level next season", having finished third behind Real and Barcelona in La Liga. United are said to have abandoned plans to try and sign Griezmann from Atletico Madrid this summer and are instead now looking at out-and-our strikers.

Author: 0 Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/22/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Predators are 20-6 in their last 26 Monday games, 20-8 in their last 28 home games and 5-2 in their last 7 games playing on 1 days rest. "(Rinne) is there for us every night", said Aberg. The Predators pounced on the opportunity when Colin Wilson scored his second goal of the post season to tie it up at 1-1. The second-round pick (37th overall) in the 2012 National Hockey League draft is the latest Predators spark plug to come of age on a team full of Tasmanian Devilish forwards that ...

Sports EPL | Arsenal hands Wenger new contract
Author: 0 EPL | Arsenal hands Wenger new contract

The decision to give Wenger a new contract seems like a worrying move to maintain the status quo, and supporters will need to see the club behave in a manner that suggests they know this season was simply not good enough. "I can only go with what Wenger is saying". Arsenal are expected to spend at least £100 million on new players in the upcoming transfer window but that's roughly what they spent last summer, only to finish fifth and fail to qualify for the Champions League for the ...

Author: 0 Bauer strikes out AL-high 14, Indians beat A's 9-4

Corey Kluber did not look like a pitcher who had not pitched in a month, and the Oakland A's looked like a team at the end of a long road trip. Right from the outset, the four-pitch mix of the 2014 AL Cy Young victor was both sharp and crisp in setting down all but three of the 20 hitters he faced.

Author: 0 Catfish watch is on for Game 2 of Cup Final

A member of the Tennessee Titans holds up a catfish to pump up the Nashville Predators crowd before Game 3 of the Western Conference final. Coach Peter Laviolette pulled him after the Pittsburgh Penguins scored three goals in the first 3:28 of the third period and broke open what had been a close, tense affair.

Sports Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener
Author: 0 Sam Warburton to captain British and Irish Lions in tour opener

As anyone that follows the ill-fated 2005 Lions Tour, Super Rugby or The Rugby Championship will tell you - the ABs take some beating and those beatings are few and far between. Former hooker Gatland, who coached the Lions to a Test series win over Australia in 2013, said his son's appearance was "awesome" and the pair enjoyed some banter ahead of the Barbarians match.

Author: 0 Root leads England to victory in Champions Trophy opener

Bangladesh threatened the same punishment in their first one-day worldwide on English soil in seven years by producing their highest score against England , and the eighth-best total in trophy history, 40 runs more than their previous best.

Sports TCU's Davis on college football Hall of Fame ballot
Author: 0 TCU's Davis on college football Hall of Fame ballot

He still ranks No. 4 all-time in NCAA history. Brown's coaching career spanned 30 seasons at Appalachian State , Tulane , North Carolina and Texas , where he spent his final 16 seasons and won the 2005 national title. He twice led the Southeastern Conference in tackles and was selected to the most first team All-American squads (13) ever by a Rebel player in a single season.

Author: 0 Valverde succeeds Enrique at Barcelona

The Catalans have been desperate to find a new coach who demands perfection, and Valverde is likely to meet the team's criteria, having played for Barcelona for two seasons in his career. Barca were unable to make it a hat-trick of doubles this season as they finished runners-up in LaLiga to Real Madrid , while in the Champions League they were knocked out at the quarter-final stage by Juventus.

Author: 0 England slump to 20-6 against South Africa at Lords

The top-two one-day bowlers aside, South Africa go into the Champions Trophy with four of the top-ten batsmen in the format as well, as per the latest update to the ICC rankings. England has already clinched the series after winning by 72 runs at Headingley and narrowly winning the second match by two runs. South Africa openers Hashim Amla (55) and Quinton de Kock (34) put on 95 for the first wicket before JP Duminy (28 not out) and de Villiers (27 not out) completed the rout.

Author: 0 Ronaldo chasing record-tying fifth Ballon d'Or, Champions League title

Ronaldo will be trying to win his fourth Champions League trophy. He scored a hat-trick against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in the knockout stages, and that has boosted his chances even more. However, the Spanish worldwide doesn't seem interested in depriving his teammate of a fifth Ballon d'Or to tie Messi's record. In contrast to Real's previous finals in recent seasons, Ronaldo arrives in Cardiff in his best form of the campaign having been spared from a series of league games ...

Author: 0 Historian Ramchandra Guha quits as BCCI administrator, cites personal reasons

Ramachandra Guha has resigned as member of the four-member Committee of Administrators appointed by the Supreme Court to implement the Lodha panel recommendations on the Board of Control for Cricket in India. I am hearing from the media. To be fair, Guha, Rai or Limaye have charged a single penny from the BCCI even though they are entitled to a payment of Rs 1,00,000 per person per working day.

Sports What Jose Mourinho told his four debutants before Crystal Palace win
Author: 0 What Jose Mourinho told his four debutants before Crystal Palace win

Juan Mata believes Manchester United finally have the right manager in José Mourinho , with the Spain global hopeful a new era of success can be kick-started by winning the Europa League . "If you go down that road you are constantly handing out excuses for your players not to play well". We would be disappointed if we weren't in every competition.

Sports Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead
Author: 0 Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has issued a statement saying the charges against 36-year-old Nolensville resident Jacob Waddell might have been a little too harsh. He said that "like an ignorant redneck, I thought, 'Wouldn't it be awesome to throw a catfish on the ice at this game?'" The Predators lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first game of the finals.

Author: 0 Here's who was sitting together on the Lions flights to New Zealand

France are the only northern hemisphere nation against whom the All Blacks have a winning percentage below 80. They were now established in global terms, and further successes against Australia followed, although New Zealand had emerged as their toughest opponents.

Author: 0 Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

Not that anyone expected any different. "That gives us a chance in any game". "I'm just trying to be the best me I can be", he told reporters on Wednesday. It will have a rippling effect on the legacies of several players, notably LeBron James and Kevin Durant. The Cavaliers are making their fourth appearance in the NBA Finals this year.

Sports Yuvraj to miss first warm-up match against New Zealand due to illness
Author: 0 Yuvraj to miss first warm-up match against New Zealand due to illness

The BCCI on Saturday confirmed that all-rounder Yuvraj Singh , who is presently down with viral fever, will miss the game against the Black Caps at The Oval. Being the defending team, the pressure is further heightened for Virat Kohli's team. The Men in Blue's schedule includes two warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh while they begin their campaign against Pakistan on June 4 and will later play Sri Lanka and South Africa in the group stage matches.

Author: 0 LeBron James 'focused on the present' after terrible game three

The Cavaliers now move on to a third consecutive National Basketball Association final, which is also the 7th in a row for James, who went to four in a row with the Miami Heat before returning to Cleveland . He led Cleveland with 35 points in the game. "Kyrie saw LeBron go out, put our team on his shoulders and let us ride him until LeBron got back", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said.