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By the numbers at the NBA Finals

Yes, both teams pack a big KO punch, but as theres no such thing as a stoppage in National Basketball Association wars, it wont be loose to suggest the Finals could be decided only after the seventh game. The only other players with at least seven NBA Finals appearances in a row played for the Boston Celtics in the 1950s and 1960s, with Bill Russell making the record 10 in a row.

England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

Mcgrath has picked India , Australia , South Africa and England/New Zealand to reach the semi-final of the tournament . "I think England will feel more pressure than us, because they want the trophy in a home tournament ". Speaking to a private news channel, who faces his toughest test yet leading the eighth-ranked Pakistan into the Champions Trophy , said we are trying to stay relaxed and not take pressure.

Nadal and Djokovic both off to a solid start in French Open

World No. 2 Novak Djokovic opened the defense of his Roland Garros title with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over the 77th-ranked player, Marcel Granollers of Spain on Monday. - Unseeded Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan beat women's seventh seed Johanna Konta of Britain 1-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 in the first round. "I was able to break relatively early in all three sets and just sort of go about my business throughout the whole match ", Raonic said.

UEFA Champions League final : Juventus vs Real Madrid head to head (2014/15)

If Madrid lifts the trophy for the record-extending 12th time, a team will finally have defended a Champions League title. He is not wrong about the goals: No Champions League final has ended goalless since Milan beat Juventus on penalties in 2003.

French Open at a glance: Djokovic (with Agassi), Nadal win

Novak Djokovic's new coach Andre Agassi watched from the stands during the Serbian's first-round win over Marcel Granollers. "My career was always on the upward path and this time I'm experiencing how it is when the path takes you in a different direction".

Reporter Fired After Insensitive Tweet About Japanese Driver

Sato is the first Asian driver to ever win the prestigious event held on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. "If I come back here, at least I know how it is, everything, and it will not be the first time I do restarts and pit stops and these kinds of things", said Alonso .

Rihanna in Matthew Adams Dolan at the NBA Finals Game 1

But this gloomy outlook did not deter reddit user u/RDollaz to go out and support his team, posting images of Golden State's shooting guard Klay Thompson signing his team-branded toaster on March 13. Thompson spent the night matched up at various times against LeBron James , Kevin Love , Kyrie Irving and J.R. Smith and thrived in all of those situations.

Ronaldo inspires Real Madrid to historic Champions League victory

Brazilian midfielder Casemiro made it 2-1 after 61 minutes when his 30-yard shot took a deflection that wrong-footed keeper Gianluigi Buffon and Ronaldo expertly swept in the third at the near post after a great run and cross by Luka Modric.

Real Madrid reign supreme on record-breaking night as Juventus challenge fades

Click through the gallery above to see our Real Madrid player ratings v Juventus . The mavens had predicted a narrow win for both teams in equal measure. A loose ball broke to him on the edge of the box and the Brazilian midfielder unleashed a right-foot shot that flicked off the heels of Madrid old boy Sami Khedira before spinning past the helpless Buffon.

Ucl final: Here is your Juve-Real Madrid combined starting lineup

Now the challenge is Real Madrid's as they take on Juventus in this year's Champions League final in Cardiff on Saturday. Scoring goals is not something Real Madrid usually have a problem with. During the past few days, we chose to let our followers choose a combined Juve-Real Madrid starting lineup on Twitter as the votes are now in. Ronaldo came into Saturday's fixture trailing Barcelona's Lionel Messi by 11 goals to 10, but a last-ditch dash against the Bianconeri allowed ...

Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Madrid kings of Europe

After Ronaldo opened the scoring by turning home Real's first shot on goal, Mandzukic scored a sublime overhead kick - surely one of the greatest ever goals ever to grace this stage. We're working hard. We worked hard all season, thinking we could achieve things because in the long run everyone's been very important. "The first half was really tough, against a brilliant team in every aspect, but in the second half we saw the best performance from Real Madrid all season", he said.

Plane delay for relatives of Real Madrid players

Up to 400 Juventus fans are reported to have been hurt after a stampede was triggered in a crowd in Turin watching the Champions League final. Juve conceded more goals on Saturday than the three they had in the 12 games they played to reach the final as a much-vaunted Real attack v Juve defence scenario went emphatically Madrid's way.

Raphael Assuncao Spoils Marlon Moraes' UFC Debut in Close Bout

Moraes came away with a split decision loss against a guy whose only recent loss came against No. 1 contender T.J. Dillashaw. Since 2014, Moraes has won six title fights in WSOF, including five successive defenses. Even when his body kicks or his counter left hook landed well and with force, Assuncao absorbed them without even changing his facial expression. Former WSOF bantamweight champion Marlon Moraes definitely looks comfortable against top 10 talent.

Real Madrid Showered In Praise Following Dominant Champions League Victory

They put more goals past Juventus in 90 minutes than the Italian champions had conceded in their previous 12 Champions League games. A 4-1 defeat by Real Madrid was tough to take for the 39-year-old who may never get another chance to win European club football's top prize.

Dan Gilbert refused to say LeBron James after The Decision

The question arose because as James' Cleveland Cavaliers were preparing to play the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, someone attacked his house in Los Angeles. "Hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day", James claimed. His wife and mother would speak to the children about the incident after school, and he planned to connect via FaceTime.

Chris Woakes ruled out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

Woakes was forced off during England's opener against Bangladesh yesterday. In the quest of defending the Champions League title, which they won back in 2013 defeating England, India once again face Pakistan in their ICC Champions League opener.

SL skipper Mathews doubtful for opener

The 34-year-old is the fastest batsman to 25 centuries having achieved the milestone in his 151st innings. They played four warm-up games prior to the competition, two against Scotland and one each against Australia and New Zealand . That set up an ultimately comfortable win, although alarm bells were ringing for the top-ranked limited-overs side when Sri Lanka , in reply, raced past 100 off just 88 deliveries with eight wickets in hand.

Fairley attending to medical matter — Saints GM

Fairley is coming off a strong 2016 season, which the Saints rewarded this offseason with a four-year, $28 million contract. Fox Sports' Jen Hale reported the condition is serious enough that there are concerns about the future of his career.

Real Madrid thumps Juventus in Champions League Final

Juventus have always got it right in the games that matter this season and have a great chance to win the Champions League , according to Andrea Pirlo . Juventus started well and Keylor Navas was the busier of the goalkeepers , saving well from Miralem Panic's long-range effort. The ball did not touch the ground between leaving Bonucci's boot and hitting the net.

Bill Maher Apologizes for Using Racial Slur During HBO Show

BM: "Work in the fields? Senator, I am a house n-er", he responded. "No, it's a joke ", Maher said , breaking the silence. The anger is an echo of the groundswell that led to the ouster in April of Bill O'Reilly, after the New York Times published an expose on sexual harassment allegations leveled at the Fox News host.

Cristiano Ronaldo double helps Real Madrid to twelfth European Cup

We thought we had enough to win the game. Juve played well, created opportunities but in the second half we were impressive. Two goals in the space of three second-half minutes was to prove crucial in Real's winning of their twelfth European Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to 12th Champions League title

By following up on their Champions League triumph past year against Atletico Madrid, Real have also become the first European side to reach consecutive Club World Cups. Relentless, Los Blancos had Juventus pinned in their half and Marcelo fed a lovely cross to Ronaldo at the back post, but he was unable to touch it into the net.

Cristiano Ronaldo: Champions League top scorer five years

With his back to goal, Mandzukic received the chipped pass from Higuain and used his chest to control the ball before hooking it over his shoulder into the far top corner. Madrid turned the screw in the second half with Brazilian midfielder Casemiro breaking Italian hearts with a speculative long shot that took a wicked deflection ending up in the legendary keeper Gianluigi Buffon's net.

United States of America vs. Venezuela live stream

For the United States, results in both qualifiers will be crucial as they try to improve on their current fourth-place standing in the final hexagonal before Russian Federation in 2018. a 1-0 win over Venezuela at University of Phoenix Stadium. "He's a very good player, and in time , he'll demonstrate that he is a key player on this team".

Real Madrid have essentially just confirmed James Rodriguez's future

Eight years later, he faces another chance to be part of a team that have won two consecutive Champions League titles. His second goal on Saturday, to make it 3-1 in the 64th minute, put the game beyond Juves and made Ronaldo top scorer in this season's Champions League with 12 goals - one more than Barcelona's Lionel Messi , who he is constantly compared to.

Earnhardt is forced to scrap Philadelphia Eagles-sponsored car at Pocono

We just announced today that we're driving a Philadelphia Eagles paint scheme at the Pocono race for Axalta and I'm really sad about that. League rules state that club marking can not be used in connection with the promotion or presentation of another sport.

Mickelson chooses family over US Open

Mickelson has notified tournament officials of his intention, but has yet to withdraw formally, making provisions for last-minute changes of plan. He said Amanda would have supported his decision had he chosen to play the U.S. Open to complete a career grand slam. In 2013, Mickelson left Merion to attend Amanda's grade school graduation. "Yeah, I go back and every year at the U.S.

Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

The 2017 Champions League final got off to a flyer after Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid ahead in the 20 minute. "Zidane's speech (at halftime) was positive", Ronaldo said. Juventus conceded more goals on the night than it had on the journey to the final, having let in only three in the previous three games. In the astonishing opening to this incredible final, Real Madrid had seemed liked a bewildered bystander.

Legend Roberto De Vicenzo dies at 94

De Vicenzo started out as a caddie in 1932 but rose through the golfing ranks to win the 1967 British Open, beating the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. The Argentine's famous win made him the first South American to win a major championship, and he came agonisingly close to adding a second at The Masters the following year when he thought he was heading for a play-off against Bob Goalby .

I'm devastated to miss out on England's shot at success: Woakes

Woakes and fellow all-rounder Ben Stokes were allowed to miss England s recent home ODI series with South Africa to play in the Indian Premier League. Hussain says that they try to get time out of their professional duties to decorate this bus for their passion of Pakistan Cricket. While the details of Woakes' injury are not yet known, a typical recovery for a side strain can take between four and six weeks.

Kinder Morgan Plans Trans Mountain FID

Moors And Cabot invested in 7,629 shares or 0.1% of the stock. KMI trades with a P/S ratio of 3.22. Kinder Morgan spun off the unit to help finance the expansion of its Trans Mountain pipeline. government reverses its position and withdraws support for Trans Mountain". Us Bancshares De holds 0.03% or 413,651 shares. Checchi Advisers Ltd holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI) for 15,657 shares.

Champions Trophy 2017: Shoaib Malik's experience is vital for Pakistan

Dhoni are all match-winners and capable of churning out exceptional performances", Afridi said. The last time India and Pakistan were engaged in a 50-over game was during the ICC World Cup in 2015. Ashwin has great control and bowls an impeccable line and length which troubles the best in the business. The conditions in England might not suit spinners much but both Ashwin and Jadeja have the quality and accuracy to make run-scoring hard for batsmen.

Cardiff gets ready for Champions League final

In the second half though it all went the way of Real. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring in the first-half. The final will be played amidst heightened security following the terrorist incident at the Manchester Arena which saw twenty-two people slaughtered by a terrorist bomb.

NBA Mock Draft 2017: Lonzo Ball to the Sixers?

And now Jordan Schultz of The Huffington Post is reporting the Lakers would pass on Ball if the draft were today, and one of their biggest concerns is Ball's loud-mouthed father, LaVar. Colangelo's son Bryan is now the Sixers' general manager. Ball could likely be one of those scenarios if Washington point guard Markelle Fultz is indeed the first player off the board come later this month.

Dion Waiters To Decline $3.2M Player Option With Heat

Chris Haynes of ESPN .com wrote that while Waiters had previously indicated that his preference would be to stay with the Heat , he had until June 29 to make his final decision. Taken with the fourth overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft out of Syracuse, Waiters averaged 14.7 points per game as a rookie before adding a career-high 15.9 per game in his second season.