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Sports Ramos, Madrid's 93rd-minute man, again a threat in CL final
Author: 0 Ramos, Madrid's 93rd-minute man, again a threat in CL final

Click any of these buttons below! "In this sense we're motivated, and keen to defend our title and be the first in history to win two in a row". "We didn't expect to win but now it is different", Allegri added. "I don't want to say they have their best team ever, but they have very good offensive players". I play freely. I play on the wing, down the middle.

Sports My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom
Author: 0 My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom

Maybe, but as the teams gear up for Thursday night's series opener in Oakland, comments made by Warriors forward Draymond Green in October are reverberating around Cleveland . Stephen Curry is back to his MVP form from a year ago and Klay Thompson , while not as accurate with his three-point shooting, continues to offer solid two-way play.

Author: 0 Ronaldo scores Real Madrid's 500th Champions League goal

The second half has started, it was 1-1 at half time. But Mandzukic put Juventus equalised for Max Allegri's side just seven minutes later. The Champions League final is the time for players to stand up and be counted. Up front, they have the deadly trio of Mario Mandzukic, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala start. Spain worldwide Isco was given the nod over Bale, who has not played since injuring his calf on April 23 but was named on the substitutes bench, clearing up the only doubt in ...

Author: 0 Wolff: Ferrari win was not 'orchestrated'

The body language on the podium spoke volumes after Ferrari , Formula One's most glamorous team, won the showcase Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in 16 years yesterday. "They're going to be pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will get the maximum on all of his weekends". The triple world champion is 25 points behind the German , who is himself chasing his fifth title and has been the dominant of the two drivers, winning three of the six races so far this season.

Sports Arsenal manager Wenger on crowd protests: 'The atmosphere was absolutely horrendous'
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Wenger on crowd protests: 'The atmosphere was absolutely horrendous'

With disappointing league campaigns, the FC crew debate if Man United's UEL or Arsenal's FA Cup final is more crucial. "I don't know many that have done that". Wijnaldum was relegated with Newcastle last season but has proved to be a player for the big occasion for his new club. "This year we have dominated possession and made steps forward, winning at tough places like West Brom and Stoke".

Sports Faletau impresses as Lions start with narrow win
Author: 0 Faletau impresses as Lions start with narrow win

Tellingly, Sexton was replaced soon after by Owen Farrell who converted the Lions first try by pacy wing Watson but later missed a handy penalty opportunity. "Some things to work on but a win is a win". Warren Gatland has insisted it would be "unfair" to write off Johnny Sexton's challenge for a British and Irish Lions Test shirt after a wretched night in Whangarei.

Author: 0 Police release dash cam from Woods' arrest

You might also be interested in. . "From what I've heard, it was like different dosage of prescribed medicine that he took", Day said. " I didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly ". Woods tells the officer he is "following the light", his words running together. When he did, he leaned forward after losing his balance. Woods also struggles to walk along a white lane divider, occasionally stumbling.

Sports Novak Djokovic to team up with Andre Agassi for French Open
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic to team up with Andre Agassi for French Open

So he's gonna be there. Djokovic says, "We'll see where it takes us". Novak Djokovic set up a Rome Masters finals battle of the ATP generations on Saturday against exciting young German Alexander Zverev . Today's match was probably one of my best. Earlier, Djokovic overcame having to play twice in a day before cruising into the final of the Rome Masters with aruthless 6-16-0 win over Thiem.

Sports NHL Sissons hat-trick as Nashville sink Ducks to reach finals
Author: 0 NHL Sissons hat-trick as Nashville sink Ducks to reach finals

But Pekka Rinne stood tall-he's your premature Conn Smythe favorite-and Nashville found the goals it needed, when it needed them, and advanced in six. The teams that feel the most pain in the hockey playoffs also have less time to overcome it. For now, the Preds can rest, knowing they will open the Finals series on the road against either the Pittsburgh Penguins or Ottawa Senators on May 29 .

Author: 0 Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

He made the difference yet again with two goals to help Real Madrid secure a third Champions League title in four years, as it crushed Juventus 4-1 in a riveting final in Cardiff . Only 18 months into his first head coaching job, the France great is lifting his fifth trophy with Real Madrid. The Portugal forward's performance overshadowed Mandzukic's tally, an instant nominee for the best goal ever scored in the final of the illustrious tournament.

Sports Richard Jefferson explains why Warriors blew 3-1 lead in 2016
Author: 0 Richard Jefferson explains why Warriors blew 3-1 lead in 2016

This year, that bully hit the gym and gained 240 pounds of muscle in the form of Kevin Durant and he is mad. The property manager told officers that it is believed the incident was captured on surveillance video, Sandoval said . "We're seeing the same type of increase in the Finals, because we won previous year". Golden State has a set of remarkable All-Stars to rely on. There is a lot going on as the Warriors take on the Cavaliers for the next few weeks.

Sports NZ Provincial Barbarians 7-13 British and Irish Lions
Author: 0 NZ Provincial Barbarians 7-13 British and Irish Lions

And ironically the Lions coach will come up against his son Bryn , who starts for the Barbarians. The Lions , who arrived in New Zealand in the middle of the week, took 51 minutes to score their only try through winger Anthony Watson and were outplayed in most areas by a Barbarians side drawn from New Zealand's minor provinces.

Sports Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return, says Agassi
Author: 0 Inspirational Djokovic key to my tennis return, says Agassi

It remains unclear how much time the 47-year-old will be prepared to spend with Djokovic, but Wimbledon is on the cards. "He wanted to talk the possibility of working and I said listen, maybe I can help you over the phone, I don't think you need much, but this is not possible for me with the balance of my life".

Author: 0 IndyCar Racing Odds: Scott Dixon favored to win Indianapolis 500 5/22/17

Carpenter put together a four-lap average of 231.644 after having the top speed in day one of qualifications, while Rossi pulled an average of 231.487. We're happy with our time and we're pleased with the laps we ran. "This is the biggest race in the world", Alonso said, "and I felt that the first time I came here but the circuit was empty so you feel something but now the qualifying arrived and the speed picks up and seeing all the fans and the place getting up to speed and it's even ...

Sports Major League Baseball suspends Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland for role in bench-clearing brawl
Author: 0 Major League Baseball suspends Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland for role in bench-clearing brawl

Strickland receiving more game suspensions than Harper might be a surprise to some, but Major League Baseball in recent memory has generally come down harder on the player they believed to be the instigator, CBSSports.com reports. A lot of people made a big deal about Buster Posey not doing anything to take up for Strickland. "After it happened, I kind of saw Harper's point".

Author: 0 Downtown packed for Stanley Cup Final debut in Nashville

We gotta play a full 60, and we will next game", he said. Matt Murray saved 28 shots for Pittsburgh in the loss. Just because the club is playing its second straight elimination game, the Senators won't do anything different."I remember thinking that no team is going to be able to beat us", said forward Dan Cleary, part of the most recent team to advance to consecutive Stanley Cup finals when the Detroit Red Wings did it in 2008 and 2009.

Sports Massimiliano Allegri wants 'fiendish' Juventus in Champions League Final
Author: 0 Massimiliano Allegri wants 'fiendish' Juventus in Champions League Final

We have worked for a whole year. "If we can do that, with a bit of luck, we shall have a possibility but we need to be convinced and confident". The Brazilian right-back won three Champions League titles with Barcelona and when he signed for Juve previous year, Buffon sent him a text message telling him to bring his expertise in the tournament with him.

Sports Hoffman scores tiebreaker as Senators force Game 7
Author: 0 Hoffman scores tiebreaker as Senators force Game 7

Although he participated in warmups prior to Pittsburgh's Game 5 win on Sunday, he didn't make it onto the ice and remained sidelined for the team's Game 6 loss on Tuesday. Ottawa almost didn't sell out Game 6, but the fans who came who treated to a heck of a game. Anderson faced 46 shots and stopped 45 of them. Otherwise Anderson was ideal, more than making up for the struggles in Game 5 that led to his early exit.

Sports Ryan Giggs: 'Antoine Griezmann will still be on Manchester United radar'
Author: 0 Ryan Giggs: 'Antoine Griezmann will still be on Manchester United radar'

The club appealed, but CAS have today stuck by their original decision, leaving Diego Simeone's side unable to sign anybody until January of 2018. The trickle down effect of United's abandoned bid for Griezmann will be felt across the transfer market, with Lacazette now potentially a target for Liverpool , Tottenham and Arsenal once again.

Sports With latest batting failure, Roy proving England's weak link
Author: 0 With latest batting failure, Roy proving England's weak link

England has a habit of losing wickets early in quick succession case in point the 3rd ODI against South Africa. England coach Trevor Bayliss accepted the Yorkshireman could force his way in come the Champions Trophy , telling Sky Sports: "He's doing everything he possibly can do".

Author: 0 ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals

The Warriors won the 2015 championship but let a 3-1 lead slip past year as James's Cavaliers finally brought the Larry O'Brien trophy back to Ohio. We've got to figure out how to combat that, which is going to be a tough challenge for us. "Just because he's not hitting shots don't mean we're going to stop going to him", Green said.

Author: 0 Man Utd tell Real Madrid: 'De Gea is not for sale'

Prior to their 2-0 Europa League win over Ajax, Jose Mourinho hinted he was confident De Gea would stay. It wouldn't be the summer break if David De Gea and Real Madrid weren't paired together in the same sentence. His stellar play throughout this season saw him earn the clubs' Players' Player of the Year and Fans' Player of the Year. De Gea is not seeking a move to Real Madrid .

Author: 0 Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi recently said that India are the better team and the favourites to win the game. The build-up to what is arguably cricket's most anticipated fixture has been dominated by reports of a falling out between India captain Virat Kohli and coach Anil Kumble .

Sports Police video shows Woods taking breathalyzer
Author: 0 Police video shows Woods taking breathalyzer

At 6:25 in the video, Woods walks toward the officer, says "I can't unlock my two bracelets", then turns around to show the officers his hands. Jupiter Police Department released dashboard footage of the former world No 1 failing to pass a sobriety test a short drive from his home.

Author: 0 Champions League: Real, Juve in fight to finish

Everything must be ranked and counted and Los Blancos must always be first-especially when it comes to European titles. Ronaldo scored two of the goals, making him the leading scorer in the competition for the fifth straight season with 12 - one more than Lionel Messi.

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Nadal, Djoko ease past Round One

There was never any real danger of Djokovic being upset in the first round of a grand slam for the first time since the 2006 Australian Open - Granollers, who likes a grunt or two, had won a combined 10 games in their three prior encounters - yet Djokovic needed nine set points to put away the Spaniard in the second set.

Sports How to score a free donut on National Donut Day
Author: 0 How to score a free donut on National Donut Day

Krispy Kreme is giving each customer a free doughnut at participating locations , including its store at 2700 East Beltline near 28th Street in Grand Rapids. This unofficial holiday is celebrated the first Friday in June, according to the Salvation Army . Do you know of other free deals? On National Donut Day you can drop in at Krispy Kreme and get a free donut (no purchase required).

Author: 0 Warriors defeat Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

Warriors forward Kevin Durant dunks in front of LeBron James during the first half of Game 1 . Curry spoke to the Associated Press and said the approach for Golden State after a Game 1 blowout is simple: just keep playing Warriors basketball.

Sports Curry Scores 36pts, Warriors Sweep Spurs, Advanced To NBA Finals
Author: 0 Curry Scores 36pts, Warriors Sweep Spurs, Advanced To NBA Finals

The Warriors thumped the short-handed Spurs 129-115 in San Antonio on Monday (NZ time ) to sweep the series 4-0. The team will now be looking to face either the Boston Celtics or Cleveland Cavaliers who are the defending champions that wrested the title from Golden State Warriors last season.

Author: 0 Predators upset Ducks for first Stanley Cup final berth

The Stanley Cup Playoffs often offer players the opportunity to break out and make a name for themselves. It doesn't matter what round it is. Colton Sissons completed his hat trick with six minutes left in regulation to give the Nashville Predators a 6-3 win against the Anaheim Ducks and a place in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in the franchise's 19-year history.

Author: 0 Real Madrid open to negotiating with Manchester United over Gareth Bale

The Old Trafford club are meanwhile intent on signing another "marquee name" this summer, and have been forced to look elsewhere now that Antoine Griezmann has confirmed he is staying at Atletico Madrid for at least another season. Real president Florentino Perez remains supportive of Bale, but has apparently acknowledged he may have to sell the former Spurs man to afford Eden Hazard or Kylian Mbappe this summer.

Author: 0 Mandzukic cracker answers Ronaldo opener in final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid defeated 10-man Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff to retain their Champions League crown. Until now, no team since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990, when the cup was only a knockout competition, had won back-to-back titles.

Sports Johnson, Yedlin, Wood return to US lineup vs Venezuela
Author: 0 Johnson, Yedlin, Wood return to US lineup vs Venezuela

On the bright side for the United States, this was only a friendly contest created to get the team back in the swing of things with two World Cup qualifiers coming up against Trinidad and Tobago on June 8 and Mexico on June 11. will play its first hexagonal match of June on Thursday against Trinidad and Tobago before going to Mexico on Sunday night. Captain Michael Bradley was in defensive midfield and 18-year-old Christian Pulisic in central midfield, flanked by Johnson on the right and ...

Sports Novak Djokovic battles through in five sets, enters fourth round
Author: 0 Novak Djokovic battles through in five sets, enters fourth round

To his credit, Sousa refused to give in and a frustrated Djokovic threw his racquet to the ground after a break-point opportunity had passed him by in game five of the third set. Meanwhile, Defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza survived a scare to beat world number 99 Anett Kontaveit 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-2 and reach the third round.

Sports Manchester United make Raphael Varane key target?
Author: 0 Manchester United make Raphael Varane key target?

Former Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson was interested in bringing Varane to Old Trafford after the Frenchman impressed during his debut season at Lens. "I think it was a means to an end and he's got his trophies". Jose Mourinho was in charge at the Bernabeu when Varane relocated to Actual in 2011, training the defender for two seasons at the club, as well as he has determined the France worldwide as a target for United in this home window as he aims to strengthen his protective ...

Sports IPL 2017: Pune vs Mumbai final match today
Author: 0 IPL 2017: Pune vs Mumbai final match today

Former Australia global Mitchell Johnson successfully defended 11 off the last over as Mumbai claimed a thrilling victory when Pune youngster Washington Sundar was run out on the final ball of the match. He also praised Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah and Krunal Pandya for their excellent performances. Adam Zampa, Daniel Christian and Jaydev Unadkat bagged a couple each for the Rising Pune Supergiants .

Sports Indian skipper Kohli denies reports of rift with coach
Author: 0 Indian skipper Kohli denies reports of rift with coach

Kumble then tested the hardness of the pitch by pressing his hands against the surface. He added: "We knew that we needed to play a different brand of cricket". If you don't have knowledge of something, unless I am there myself in a particular situation and I am aware of what is happening, I will not pass any comment.

Author: 0 Bad loser Lokoli snubs handshake at French Open

Once he held to go 5-4 up, Nadal resumed full control, only losing one more game as he cantered towards the finish line. Everything he says, it's very useful for me. Nadal dominated the opening set, then recovered from a slight second-set wobble when he dropped serve twice in a row to surge into a round two meeting with Dutchman Robin Haase .