Djokovic said he wasn't planning on starting a professional relationship when he contacted Agassi for the first time . "It's a bold move for Djokovic because Agassi hasn't coached anyone before". World number one Angelique Kerber will open her campaign against Ekaterina Makarova . Six-times major victor Becker, the former coach of Djokovic , has kept a close eye on Murray's season and is mystified about what has gone wrong for the 30-year-old.
The lead was doubled just over 10 minutes later when Dele Alli lifted the ball over the top for Son, who fired past Schmeichel with a first-time volley. We are so, so calm about our key players. "He will try to keep going in the next game and try to finish in the best way. They are happy here, we have an exciting project".
Although Mumbai has won both the matches against Kolkata in the league stage, they can not take the KKR side lightly. Krunal Pandya (45 n o, 30b, 8×4) showed maturity, finishing as Mumbai's top scorer. Read Also: Sunrisers Hyderabad left with what-ifs after rain-curtailed match against Kolkata Knight Riders But Rohit Sharma was not going to give up easily and in the 11th over, slammed Chawla for a maximum.
The Predators have won five playoff series and lead the Ducks in the conference finals 3-2, while the Ducks have won 12 series in as many seasons - and a Stanley Cup in 2007. 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 buzz the net and crash the boards like jackals hunting a gaggle of geese.
In the most painful of weeks for their city, Manchester United provided a fitting tribute on Wednesday by winning the Europa League with one of their most clinical performances of the season. But, that happens very rarely with a Mourinho team - somehow, even without playing the most eye-catching football, his teams find a way to score and win finals.
The Cavaliers and Warriors split their two meetings this season, both winning at home. It all started with a series of tweets directed at KD during the summer, following his decision to sign with Golden State. That was illustrated in a league-best 67-victory season by the Warriors leading the National Basketball Association in offensive efficiency and finishing second in defensive efficiency.
The hard-nosed coach said he has reached out to some of those doubters personally this week. "It doesn't matter. I'll be back either way". "So we can put the retiring thing or whatever to bed quickly". "I do miss being in the meetings with the players and especially being out on the field where I can give immediate feedback to technique and things like that".
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) attempts a layup against the Boston Celtics during the third quarter of game five of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at the TD Garden. He entered the contest needing 28 points to pass Jordan and finished with a game-high 35 points for a total of 5,995. The Celtics became the only team in the past 20 seasons to never lead in three home playoff games in the same series, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
The Cavs star was a ideal 5-for-5 from the field and paced his club with 11 first-quarter points to go along with six assists and four rebounds. For them it was time to clear out lockers, reflect on a series gone bad, and walk - or, in Isaiah Thomas' case, limp - into an offseason of possibilities.
But after lifting the Europa League - a competition he has said in the past he did not want to win - he branded the achievement the most important of his 17-year managerial career. I still have a chance to get more semi-finals". "We have a job to do and will fly to Sweden to do that job". "It meant a lot for the club, for us, especially for the city of Manchester", he told reporters.
United are also happy to pay the €100m release clause for the French global, who was reportedly interested in the Red Devils if they could guarantee him Champions League football . Questioned whether he would rather play Los Blancos or La Vecchia Signora, Mata replied: "Playing against a Spanish side is always special for me".
Johansen drew assists on the first two goals in Game 1, a 3-2 overtime win for the Predators , and has 13 points in their 12 playoff games. Roman Josi eventually ended up scoring the game-winning goal on the power play with less than three minutes remaining in regulation.
But the 30-year-old refused to contemplate that the next fortnight will be straightforward. Besides last year's final, Murray has been in three semifinals and two quarterfinals in Paris and has won 34 of his 43 matches there. On clay this year, he has at least been on an upward curve-quarter-finals in Monte Carlo , semi-finals in Madrid and a runners-up spot in Rome where he was comprehensively demolished by Alexander Zverev .
Rafa is playing on his favorite surface and playing with confidence, much better than a year ago. Murray is 16-7 with one title; Kerber is 19-10 with no titles and an 0-7 record against top-20 players. Should Murray advance to the semifinals, he could face No. 3 seed Stan Wawrinka , who won the French Open in 2015. It is 47-year-old Agassi's first taste of coaching at the top level and he follows the likes of Ivan Lendl, Boris Becker, Michael Chang and McEnroe himself into the ...
Alex Rogers is enthused by Liverpool's top four finish and is excited by the pull it will bring the Reds in the transfer market . Since Jurgen Klopp arrived, our discipline has been so good because we've usually got the ball! Chelsea's 93 points was the second highest total since the Premier League began in 1992 and they became the first Premier League team to register 30 victories in one season.
But with a week to go before Game 1, you can bet someone will say something inflammatory. James briefly celebrated breaking the record by raising his right index finger to signal No. The Boston Celtics showed this postseason that they have players who could fill in for Isaiah Thomas when the star point guard was injured. I'm taking the points in game one.
England's Justin Rose plays an approach shot during day one of BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, near Virginia Water England Thursday May 25 , 2017. He and Stenson missed the cut in the Zurich Classic pairs event and he ended up T65 at the Players Champion, but Rose may be inspired being back on home soil - especially when 5 of the last 10 victories in this Championship have come from an English player.
Six years following the modification of sudden death overtime , the extra period has been shortened from 15 minutes to 10. Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email . More practice time is also good for their development. Banned demonstrations (such as sexually suggestive behavior like twerking), celebrations that are prolonged and delay the game and those directed at an opponent will still be penalized.
Ibrahimovic, the club's top scorer last season with 28 goals, faces an uncertain future as he continues his recovery from ruptured knee ligaments and he was coy about his plans when speaking to reporters after the Europa League final . On a black background that spoke of Monday night's bombing at the Manchester Arena, it displayed the hashtag #cityunited, with the blue of city and the red of united joined together.
Play as well as we have since switching to the 3-4-3, and smash these fools. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving everything to achieve it". "We're just taking this game as it comes", says wing-back Victor Moses . Figures like back-to-back League victor and PFA player of the year N'Golo Kante and attackers Eden Hazard and Diego Costa have been instrumental in winning the league title and will carry forward plenty of momentum, as well as the mental edge over a ...
New Zealand opens against Australia at Edgbaston on 2 June before tackling host England at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff four days later. "Even the players at the top are more confident, and overall it was very good for the team. Kohli's 50-over form in the past 12 months is nothing short of exemplary, with an average of over 90 - while he already has the fourth most one-day global centuries in history.
Morgan hit 107 off 93 balls and Moeen Ali propelled England's total to 339-6 with a brisk 77 after AB de Villiers had won the toss and opted to field at the start of the three-match series . "They played better tonight, hopefully we'll be better in the next game", AB concluded. In a sign that he does indeed have a big role to play in the Champions Trophy , Moeen backed up his brilliant batting display from No7 by taking two wickets with his off-spin - including the crucial scalp of De ...
Abedi, a college dropout who grew up in the Manchester area, was known to security services because of his radical views. It comes after NBC News cited USA officials as saying the bomber's family had warned security services that he was "dangerous".
It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France global and the team.
Not only that but he avoided any meeting with favourite Rafael Nadal until the final, with the Spaniard draw in the opposite half alongside defending champion Novak Djokovic . "Last year, I just played and there was pressure", Kerber said, "but this year is more like, 'OK, the expectations are bigger'". "I definitely see him as probably the number one favourite for this title".
Iowa's four-run second started off the scoring before senior Nick Cieri put Maryland on the board in the bottom half with a single that scored AJ Lee . "But we got out of it". Daniels hit the first batter of the ninth, then Scott Schreiber and Ben Miller smacked back-to-back two-out singles to load the bases again, but Josh Martsching struck out Luis Alvarado to end it.
Man-of-the-match Ander Herrera dedicated the Europa League trophy to the victims of the Manchester terror attack after Manchester United saw off Ajax in Stockholm . Asked whether Silva will be at Manchester United next season, Mourinho was quoted as saying by Portuguese daily O Jogo: " Honestly, I don't think so ".
With a 3-pointer during the third quarter of Thursday' Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James notched his 5,988th career postseason point, passing Micahel Jordan for No. James went on to hit two more 3's shortly after, with the third giving him 319 3-pointers to pass Manu Ginobili for third-most all-time in National Basketball Association postseason history.
The Cavs led by as many as 21 points in the third quarter Sunday, but they shot 2-for-17 from 3-point range in the second half. Including Sunday, James now has 10 games in his career with 15 points or less in a postseason loss. "'He kept feeding them and tried to let the game come to him, and he got out of rhythm a little bit, ' [coach Tyronn] Lue told ESPN". As evidence from Game 3, even players like Jonas Jerebko can't be left open.
He wrapped the game with two hits in five at-bats and two RBIs. Beltre's next evaluation will be Thursday, and he could be back by the beginning of June, Banister said. The Red Sox really need Price to return to the rotation and be a solid number two or three starter behind Chris Sale and Rick Porcello , but no word yet on when his first start for Boston will happen.
In Mourinho's first season at Old Trafford , he has guided the team to two trophies - the League Cup in February - and a place in next season's Champions League , the bonus prize for winning the Europa League. United became only the fifth club - after Juventus, Ajax , Bayern Munich and Chelsea - to have won the Champions League , the Europa League and the now defunct European Cup Winners' Cup.
As the trophy was awarded, he encouraged the players to hold three fingers in the air, with the boss including the FA Community Shield in his trophy tally for the season, much to the irritation of rival supporters. "I think it's so unfair what happened to him", Mourinho said of Ibrahimovic's injury lay-off. Less than a five-minute walk from where Monday's terrorist attack took place, hundreds of United fans gathered at a Manchester United Supporters Trust event to watch the game and ...
Jordan appeared in 179 postseason games; James played his 212th. The Warriors beat Cleveland for the title two years ago, and the Cavaliers turned the tables last year with a remarkable rally from a 3-1 series deficit to capture the title in seven games.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic will play Spain's Marcel Granollers in the opening round while nine-time victor Rafael Nadal , who has been in fantastic form lately, will face home favourite Benoit Paire. If anyone wants it. The 29-year-old Kerber limps into Paris without a title this season and a 3-3 record on clay. The 5-foot-6 Romanian is one of the best movers and ball-strikers on tour.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has just won the domestic title and is on the verge of becoming the first manager in his first year to win a Premier League and FA Cup double. But Arsenal have found their stride from a defensive viewpoint, conceding fewer goals and keeping more clean sheets than Chelsea across the run of games.