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Why Lebanon Is Attempting to Ban Wonder Woman

But now, thanks toWonder Woman's impressive Rotten Tomatoes score, we have critical confirmation that it is, in fact, wonderful . "I would have been happy to go for PG, but it's World War I, so we couldn't!" Following and overwhelming positive first reaction to the film and favorable critics' buzz , reviews of Wonder Woman sing high praises for the origins movie.

A case of the drunken cricketer and the parrot defence

It was his third drink-driving offence in 10 years. Bizarrely enough, his lawyer, Ron Mansfield tried to reason that the offence was not about a disregard for road rules but came from a "genuine concern" for his partner. "NZC notes Mr Bracewell suffered a serious leg injury in February and is unlikely to resume his competitive cricket career until next summer", local media reported.

Murray Sets up Del Potro Blockbuster, Kyrgios Stunned

Injured Nicolas Almagro (left) is comforted by Juan Martin del Potro during the French Open third round at Paris yesterday. Tied at a set apiece and 1-all in the third after an hour-and-a-half of play, Almagro stood motionless, bent over in obvious distress, as a del Potro serve whizzed by.

Totti hints at new challenges

As for Sunday, Totti is not expected to start. A Roma youth team player at 13; Serie A's youngest ever first team captain at 22; the oldest goalscorer in the history of the Champions League at 38 years and 59 days. At the 2000 European Championship, Totti's chipped "Panenka" penalty against the Netherlands highlighted his talent and audacity. Roma's all-time Serie A goal record is broken, as Totti notches number 107 against Parma.

Hadi Sacko joins from Sporting Lisbon on permanent deal

The French winger made 42 appearances for Leeds, now managerless following Garry Monk's resignation, as they just fell short in their bid to make the Sky Bet Championship play-offs. It is undoubtedly a risk by Radrizzani; not strictly because Sacko seldom looked like a £2 million player last season, but because if Garry Monk's replacement does not rate him then it could cause early friction between manager and owner, should such an expensive addition regularly find himself on the bench or worse.

Reds Loanee Ward Backstops Huddersfield Town to Premier League Promotion

David Wagner's Huddersfield town played a very challenging match to decide their fate of Premier League return against Jap Stam's Reading . Gab Marcotti provides insight into Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner as the Terriers move up to the Premier League .

Real Madrid 'could offer' €100m for Juve star after Champions League final

Both have successfully surpassed expectations after being hired surrounded by questions marks, with Allegri replacing the highly popular Antonio Conte in 2014 and Zidane making his head-coaching debut in 2016 with Madrid in crisis after poor results under manager Rafa Benitez.

Purdy: Durant showing Warriors how it should've been done a year ago

James is under enormous pressure to win it because he's LeBron , and every one of his successes and failures is magnified and dissected and placed in the grave context of "legacy".James didn't speak to reporters Saturday either, leaving Love to serve as the team's unofficial spokesman as the sports world inched closer to a matchup that seemed destined from the moment last season's finals ended.

Novak Djokovic reaches French Open third round

Moya and Nadal have been close friends for many years and he knows the powers that the nine-time Roland Garros champion possesses, having got a close look in Paris 10 years ago. Muguruza has endured a hard 2017 and again found herself in trouble after falling a set and a break behind against the Estonian. "In the second say he thought about it, and started doing things differently.

Zidane keeping mum on Bale ahead of final

But we haven't won anything yet". That started a cycle of three finals in four years, as they also beat Atletico on penalties in the 2016 showpiece in Milan. I hope he stays for a long time , for us he is crucial. They have most often been decided by little details and with this in mind, one can't help but wonder to which side the Champions League final will sway.

Five things to look out for in the NBA Finals

LeBron couldn't when he left Cleveland. It appears increasingly unlikely that Steve Kerr will be on the Warriors' bench for the NBA Finals , which raises an important question: Could Kerr's chronic pain ultimately force him to retire from coaching? Defense has been the question for the Cavaliers all season.

Thierry Henry: 'Everyone at Arsenal is waiting for Premier League title'

The announcement brings to an end months of uncertainty, after a turbulent campaign. We look to be stronger everywhere. They're attracting the players and it's time that we did as well. He delivered one Ligue 1 title for Monaco in the 1987/1988 season and three in the Premier League for Arsenal in 1997/98, 2001/02 and 2003/04. Embattled manager Arsene Wenger has signed another two-year deal to stay on with Arsenal , news outlets have reported.

Basketball: Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for NBA Finals

The third consecutive best-of-seven title showdown between the Warriors and Cavaliers opens Thursday with Golden State's 2015 win and Cleveland's stinging rally from 3-1 down last June adding to the anticipated drama for two superstar-filled squads.

Cristiano Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Zidane having won the Champions League just once as a player, and though he is regarded as one of the best ever, he still doesn't feel he would outshine Cristiano Ronaldo if the two were in the same side. To prevail, Juve must shed their status of perennial Champions League bridesmaids, having finished runners-up on a record six occasions and lost their last four finals.

UEFA Champions League final : Juventus vs Real Madrid head to head (2008/2009)

It is 50-50. But we are in the final again, and everything is possible. Iconic Juventus and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has revealed that Arsenal , Manchester United and Manchester City have all made approaches for his services during a truly illustrious, trophy-laden career spanning more than two decades and 1,000 professional matches.

FA Cup final: Victor Moses doesn't need to apologize - Courtois

A desperate Arsenal , who failed to secure a Champions League spot for the first time in 20 years, gave a befitting reply to Premier League winners Chelsea , who were reduced to 10 men after Victor Moses was sent off with two yellow cards.

Cavaliers, Warriors clear leaders on NBA Conference odds boards

This was the seventh straight time that LeBron James advanced to the NBA Finals . So good are the Warriors , who have finished with the NBA's best record in each of the last three seasons and added four-times scoring champion Durant last offseason, that Van Gundy referred to the 2015 National Basketball Association champions as a "dynasty".

Rihanna was the MVP of Game 1 of the NBA Finals

We're all guilty of it at one point or another. Ward (a Bay Area native) was Tweeting loud and proud for Golden State all night. After the Warriors had made only three 3-pointers in the first half en route to a 60-52 lead, Durant buried a 26-footer on Golden State's first possession of the third period.

Juventus v Real Madrid Champions League Final Betting Preview and Offers

Rush said the next big football superstar could come from the area, adding: "We all came from places like this but unfortunately we didn't have these facilities". Each Snapchat story is produced in-house by Snapchat and features clips provided by BT Sport of key moments from the match as well as behind-the-scenes Snaps taken by the teams and players participating in the competition.

Offaly's Smullen hoping for back to back Epsom Derby wins this weekend

Like Golden Horn , the unbeaten Cracksman carries the colours of owner-breeder Anthony Oppenheimer, but Gosden said: "I think it's a terribly open race". 3lb claimer Aaron Jones will have to ride her with balls of steel from her draw in 19 here, and pray for the gaps, as she is a hold-up performer who will need a lot of luck in running.

Tigers can't hit, Verlander loses to a rookie 1-0

Rodriguez (2-5) got a blown save but claimed a victory. The other two shutouts of the Tigers this year were started by the Los Angeles Angels' Matt Shoemaker, a MI native and notorious Tiger-killer if not a household name, and the Seattle Mariners' James Paxton.

Five memorable Real Madrid vs. Juventus matches

Since the reincarnation of Europe's top competition in 1993, no team has ever managed to win the trophy in consecutive years, with AC Milan the last team to do so in 1989 and 1990 when it was the European Cup. "I am aware that if I play well, I will be able to help my team so this would be the greatest gift I could give my team-mates". This feels like it might be the most evenly matched - and hard to predict - Champions League final for several years.

Rain forces no result in Australia-New Zealand Champions Trophy opener

On the face of just the scores , Australia do not look poor but Smith was not satisfied with what he saw. "We missed that practice match on Monday to give a few boys a run and in the end that came back to get us", he said. When you come up against a side like Australia, they have a very good bowling attack, and it can make striking from bowl one very hard. It didn't quite come off.

Real and Juve touch down in Cardiff for Champions League final

For a decade, that record has been held by Paolo Maldini , a victor with AC Milan at age 38. "I have always maintained that, in football , making the final means nothing if you don't win it", Buffon said. A European title is the one major prize to elude the Italian in an illustrious career that has seen him lose two Champions League finals . Zidane was coy regarding which of Gareth Bale or Isco is likely to start the match.

Arsene Wenger may bid for Riyad Mahrez after admitting interest in winger

Wenger made the comments hours after it emerged Arsenal had failed in an £87m move for Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe as the Frenchman looks to add to his squad after signing a new two-year contract to continue as manager. The Algerian global Mahrez was one of the key players in the Leicester side that shocked world football by winning the English Premier League title during the 2015-16 season.

UEFA Champions League Final: Real Madrid, Juventus in thrilling night in Cardiff

This time there's a chance to achieve something yet to be achieved in 25 seasons of the competition. The former France captain was the jewel in the crown in the "Galactico" era - his wondrous volley in the 2002 Champions League final win over Bayer Leverkusen assuring that status.

Del Potro consoles injured foe, doing 'what my heart feels'

He continued to do things the hard way, but Klizan's resistance finally came to an end in the tie-break and Murray took his second match point with one of his best shots, somehow digging out a forehand victor. Playing in Paris for the first time in five years following debilitating injuries, Del Potro went through after Spaniard Nicolas Almagro retired in tears with a left knee injury.

Arsene Wenger told to copy Jose Mourinho's Man Utd tactics

In a statement on the club's website, Wenger said he was looking to the future with "optimism and excitement". "This is a two-year deal so we are looking at at least the next two years". He has described some of the comments as a "disgrace", saying they created a "horrendous atmosphere". Several UK newspapers reported that Wenger told American tycoon Kroenke, who remains a firm supporter of his manager, that he wanted to remain in charge.

Hamilton 'can't afford' another weekend like Monaco

Hamilton now trails Vettel by 25 points in the standings, but the two-time Monaco victor insisted he was more than satisfied with Sunday's result, given the struggles he experienced on Saturday. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland steers his auto during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017.

49ers sign cornerback Will Davis to 1-year contract

Though Dumervil getting up there in age, he isn't that far removed from his peak years. Even in a likely part-time role at 33 years old, he probably has something to offer the right team. Behind Buckner, Arik Armstead and Aaron Lynch , San Francisco is pretty thin on pass rushers. That shouldn't be a problem, with $71 million to spare - most in the National Football League, according to Over The Cap .

Astros pound Twins 17-6 to complete sweep

Alex Bregman , hitting ninth, homered Tuesday for the second consecutive game. Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve are hitting over.300, and George Springer's gone yard 11 times this season. He gave up a two-run homer to Gonzalez. It's the first time in Adrianza's five-year career he had played outfield. The Twins, who signed him to a three-year, $24.5-million deal in November, are off to a first-place start of their own, to the surprise of many in the wake of their 103-loss season last year.

Aberg, Guentzel trade early goals in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals

The Penguins kept them coming. The '91 Pens went into Game 5 tied 2-2 before scoring 14 goals in its next two games to clinch the team's first Stanley Cup . The Predators' Bridgestone Arena is one of the NHL's loudest venues and Penguins captain Sidney Crosby said his team fully expects a raucous crowd to help Nashville get off to a flying start in Saturday's pivotal Game Three.

Alan Jackson Performing Before Game Three Of Stanley Cup Final

More than anything, the Penguins know how to deal with time off that more resembles a playoff series in the National Basketball Association than the NHL . "It's fantastic support, and we really appreciate it". "Obviously, if you can win that first faceoff, it's a big deal, because it's zone time right away", Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said.

Maryland wins first men's lax title since 1975

It was especially gratifying for Kelly, a junior who just missed with a shot in overtime of last year's championship game against North Carolina. Buckeye All-American goalie Tom Carey was the story of the game for the Bucks. Senior defenseman Tim Muller, who limited Buckeyes freshman attackman Tre Leclaire to one goal on four shots and one assist, was named the game's Most Outstanding Player.

Djokovic escapes Schwartzman's clutches in five sets

Novak Djokovic narrowly avoided a major upset at the hands of Diego Schwartzman during Friday's 2017 French Open action, while Rafael Nadal put together his best performance of the tournament so far. "I'm disappointed, for sure". "It's going to be one of the greatest. feats in any sport". "But I really fought". "I literally can not see", Wozniacki said.