by | June 08, 2018 | 16:42

It might be time for the guys from Northern California to order some champagne from Napa Valley. James, still focused on the opponent in front of him, lauded the Warriors. The Warriors, in rope-a-dope fashion, took countless body blows but were down only six at halftime. He said he tried to "fast track" Kryie Irving's mind when James returned to Cleveland four years ago.

by | June 08, 2018 | 14:29

Juan Martin Del Potro is coming off a four sets win over Marin Čilić that took 40 games to decide. Del Potro is certainly a worthy opponent and is playing some of his most consistent tennis of his career, but you kind of keep betting Nadal in this tournament until he loses.

by | June 08, 2018 | 12:31

So did the Capitals' agonizing wait for their first championship since the franchise's debut in 1974. - Their penalty kill is 10 for their last 11, a rate which is simply unbelievable but can carry them in the short term. - Their power-play is 2 for 12 in this series, a trend which continues from the prior series where they were 2 for 11. It was a spastic Game 5 that never quite decided what it wanted to be, but was exactly what the Capitals and their fans needed it to be - a series ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:46

Real Madrid's European commitments meant Ronaldo missed Portugal's last two friendlies, but his return proved timely as they get ready to open their World Cup Group B campaign against Spain on Friday, June 15. Meanwhile, United continue to be linked with a move for his Madrid teammate Gareth Bale . Although sources in his camp have since told ESPN FC that agreeing an improved new contract to stay at the club remains another possible resolution of the situation.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:42

Rashford now wants England to head to Russian Federation with the belief that they can spring a surprise during the World Cup . BBC say 4%, but should it be higher? But while Rashford shone and gave his manager a selection dilemma ahead of England's opening game against Tunisia on June 18, strike partner Jamie Vardy struggled to make an impact.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:44

Arsenal have both Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla out of contract this summer, with the latter signing for Villareal which means midfield recruitments are necessary going into the 2018/19 season. Will he? Won't he? And he admitted winning La Liga with Atleti would be hard, adding: 'Barcelona and [Real] Madrid have been playing in a very high level for years and also have an available budget that exceeds ours by far, but we try again every year'.

by | June 08, 2018 | 10:26

Soon, maybe Friday, maybe not until Monday, this team will have the same. Although the Warriors are 2-0 up, Durant pointed out that his team should not take the foot off the gas. "That's what championship players do". "So, definitely a different year, just overall, personally with injuries, as a team with dealing with injuries, dealing with the kind of expectations that have been placed on us from the outside and the noise around us as a team ".

by | June 08, 2018 | 09:56

The France worldwide had not been expected to finalise a switch to Merseyside before the end of this summer's World Cup . Liverpool are mindful of the dangers of letting the situation drag on throughout the summer, especially given the possibility of France going deep in the tournament.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:57

Not a chance, LeBron James says. "I mean, I know no matter who wins this series, no one wants the invite anyway". The interns, who were not from Pennsylvania and did not talk about the Eagles or the president, received water and tea at the White House , along with souvenir American flags.

by | June 08, 2018 | 08:27

The Vegas Golden Knights announced on Sunday it will be hosting a Game 4 watch party on Monday, presented by the D Las Vegas . It wasn't stunning that Ovechkin netted the first goal of Game 3 early in the second period, his 14th of these playoffs.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:26

These hurdles have finally been overcome, but Zverev has had to dig deep. When the match ended on court docket Suzanne-Lenglen, Zverev sunk to his knees with arms outstretched. "So I don't know where he was completing and what he was completing, because I think if we watch on the Hawk-Eye, the ball is totally out". It's the best, a five-set match.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:28

Capitals goalie Braden Holtby finished with 29 saves. Vegas will push with everything they have and keep the game close , but the Capitals find a way like they have all postseason long to break through late and win it all. Vegas, which won Game 1 before dropping the next three, lost four straight for the first time in franchise's brief yet memorable history. The team scored in the third period or overtime in 20 of 24 games in the playoffs.

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:19

She will meet either US Open champion Sloane Stephens or her fellow American Madison Keys in Saturday's final. Roland-Garros has been Halep's best major tournament with three trips to the final since 2014. If she can channel that same degree of aplomb and expertise in the semi, Halep doesn't have much of a chance. Halep is aware she can not afford another poor start on Thursday against 24-year-old Muguruza who has been tested just once in Paris and that was in the first round where ...

by | June 08, 2018 | 07:14

Is a World Cup win on the horizon for superstars like Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? The world governing body says officials will follow a "three-step" process - to stop, suspend or abandon games. Will it be round of 16 this time around or maybe might they be dumped out at quarter-final stage? Among CONCACAF sides, Mexico are 15th as they prepare to contest the World Cup with Costa Rica up to 23rd and Panama stable at 55th.

by | June 07, 2018 | 08:32

The kit, which sold out worldwide in record time and and eager fans queueing outside Nike stores to get their hands on it, was shown off by the lucky fans who managed to grab a piece all over social media. Nigeria are set to wear their new shirt when they face England in their World Cup warm-up game at Wembley on Saturday (17:15 BST). Meanwhile a recent global survey rated the Super Eagles' Russia 2018 World Cup jersey as the best among the 32 nations in the tournament.

by | June 07, 2018 | 05:25

Maria Sharapova's first French Open in three years came to a muted conclusion Wednesday. Muguruza is yet to drop a set in the tournament but she is expecting a tougher test against last year's runner-up Halep on Thursday. Sharapova never recovered from serving up 3 double faults in the first game. Muguruza was punishing the former world number one's second serve and broke again at the start of the second set, and although this time Sharapova hit straight back.

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:39

On Suzanne-Lenglen, Marin Cilic's last-eight tie with Juan-Martin Del Potro failed to burst into life until the ninth game, when the Croatian saved three break points before eventually holding, and did likewise in his next service game before taking the set to a tiebreak - which was locked at 5-5.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:33

The Daily Express says that the teenager has completed his medical and agreed personal terms, and an official announcement will be made in the next 48 hours with United "ready to pay nearly £20m" for his services. "They have experience, top players, and the right mentality", Mourinho said. Darmian has been linked with Juventus and Blind is a target for Inter Milan.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:18

He scored five of Egypt's eight goals as they qualified for the World Cup finals for the first time since 1990 and deserves a lot of credit for that achievement. However, recent reports suggest Salah might only miss Egypt's opening match of the tournament against Uruguay, and Robertson hopes to see his team mate showing off his talents in Russian Federation.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:17

Jibril Rajoub, the head of the Palestinian football association, had called on Arab fans to burn Messi posters if he participated in the match. Although the stadium that was slated to host the match is in west Jerusalem , Mr Rajoub had complained that it is in a neighbourhood built on the site of a former Palestinian village destroyed during the war surrounding Israel's creation in 1948.