Houston Astros starting pitcher Mike Fiers tags out Kansas City Royals' Whit Merrifield (15), as he runs to first after batting the ball back to Fiers during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 5, 2017, in Kansas. Houston (42-16) became the first team with at least 42 wins in their first 58 games since the 2001 Seattle Mariners. He began that season hitting second and was eventually moved down after the team acquired Ben Zobrist for the stretch run.
After the game James said that despite losing by 19 points, his team played better that in the first meeting. Durant averaged 32.0 points in his final three road games of that series (Games 2, 5 and 7) but the Thunder lost all three. The NBA Finals are going back to Cleveland like past year with the Warriors having a 2-0 series lead. James hit 8 of 12 shots and had 18 points in the first half as the Cavaliers, down 50-38 at one point, hung within 67-64 at the break.
Golden State won a league-best 67 games this season. The Cavs were the aggressor, and the Warriors seemed relieved to enter halftime still up by 3 points. GOLDEN STATE - Durant 13-22 3-3 33, Green 4-8 1-2 12, Pachulia 1-2 0-0 2, Curry 7-17 14-14 32, K.Thompson 8-12 2-3 22, Barnes 0-1 0-0 0, West 1-2 0-0 2, McAdoo 1-2 0-0 2, McGee 1-2 0-0 2, Livingston 4-7 2-2 10, Iguodala 2-6 0-0 5, Clark 4-8 0-0 10, McCaw 0-0 0-0 0.
Paris has had its problems too in recent years", said Murray. "I am sure everyone will join me. we share our thoughts and prayers with everyone". "I am grateful that I'm able to perform in front of you". Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares suffered a disappointing loss to Santiago Gonzalez and Donald Young in the quarter-finals of the men's doubles. Cilic, who started the claycourt season with a tournament win in Istanbul is yet to drop a set for the tournament and will come into his match with ...
Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang. Australia suffered a heartbreak as their ICC Champions Trophy match against Bangladesh was abandoned due to incessant rain after they were well-placed to register an easy win here today.
Murray then broke Khachanov's opening service game of the third set, before a second break at 4-4 allowed Murray to serve it out after two hours and six minutes of tennis. Del Potro lauded Murray's adjustments - new returning angles, more and more leg-sapping drop shots, even attacking the 6-foot-6 (1.98-meter) Argentine's forehand - as the match wore on, saying: "Andy is one of the smartest guys on the circuit, and he knew what my weak points were".
The fourth, I think it was flawless tennis I played". "She's one of those youngsters I see working very hard and fighting for every point. I like that about her". Saturday's other victor was Kevin Anderson , but the South African did not enjoy such an easy ride. At 1.98 metres, and with a game built on power off the serve and forehand, Cilic does not look made for clay.
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. Each player appealed his penalty, keeping both eligible to participate until resolutions are reached. He acknowledged that's not what it looked like, given their encounters from three years ago, the only times they had ever faced each other.
After becoming No. 1 a year ago, Andy Murray has been struggling in 2017, but he'll try to right himself starting in the French Open's first round against Andrey Kuznetsov on Tuesday. Muguruza and Schiavone are two of the three former champions in the draw along with Svetlana Kuznetsova. Nadal , 30, was up against the crowd as much as his opponent as he took on Frenchman Paire on the lively Suzanne Lenglen Court.
Speculation was rife after the race about the Italian team's strategists planning the entire routine, which saw Vettel over-take Raikkonen during the pit stops. The source of its problem with the ultra-soft compound is yet to be identified, but Hamilton was harder hit than team-mate Valtteri Bottas , who started third and finished fourth.
The match is expected to be pretty lopsided with Bangladesh having lost 18 of the previous 19 meetings between the two nations since 1990. England , as Morgan stated, are also a completely different proposition from the timid team who were embarrassed on the world stage.
I am grateful that I'm able to perform in front of you". - Japan's Kei Nishikori reached his seventh grand slam quarter-final with a 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0 win over experienced Spaniard Fernando Verdasco . Svitolina rallied to beat Croatian qualifier Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Court Suzanne Lenglen. The two compatriots have been involved in a recent feud over the Fed Cup and are barely on speaking terms.
The Cavs weren't great in Game 2 but they were probably good enough to beat any of the other 28 teams in the league, just not the Warriors . They have what two, three losses the whole playoffs? "It motivates us to win for him", said Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson , who hit 22 points.
It was also just the third time in 89 career gamesin which he's lost back-to-back games. "The power play didn't get enough zone time", Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. Two nights earlier, he and Evgeni Malkin had failed to get a shot on net and the way that Crosby responded in Game 4 made it seem as though he took the outlier of a stat personally.
Bosz has stepped down and taken charge of Dortmund . His contract at Ajax expired in 2019. In this November 24, 2016 photo Ajax's Peter Bosz waits for the start of the Group G Europa League soccer match between Ajax and Panathinaikos at the ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The union representing the air traffic control workers said in a statement that they will review the details of the proposal before deciding to support the plan or not. The FAA has struggled to transfer to the new system, in part, due Congress's spotty funding of the NextGen program . European systems use digital communications systems, and private companies are developing new satellite systems in the hopes that the FAA will start using them.
The Proteas will bank on their batting prowess, comprising the likes of skipper AB de Villiers , Quinton de Kock , Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla , to give them a rollicking start in the tournament. Tharanga then launched a ball into the hands of deep cover, and Asela Gunaratne squirted a catch to square leg, and pretty soon, a rapid start had turned into a procession of wickets.
The 23 year old left-back has spent his entire professional career at Schalke , making 23 appearances in European competition in the process. The Bosnia and Herzegovina global, who can play at left back, centre back and midfield, emerged as a key player for Schalke in recent seasons, featuring for the club in the Champions League and Europa League.
It sometimes seems as if he has certain limits, but then he keeps on surprising people each day. Valverde, who will be officially unveiled Thursday, played for Barcelona as a forward between 1988 and 1990 under Johan Cruyff and is one of numerous Dutchman's former pupils to have turned to coaching upon retiring from playing.
Eighth-seeded Japanese Nishikori reached his seventh grand slam quarter-final with a 0-6 6-4 6-4 6-0 win over unseeded Spaniard Fernando Verdasco . - Third seed Stan Wawrinka defeated France's Gael Monfils 7-5 7-6 (7) 6-2 to set up a last eight clash with Croatian Marin Cilic . It was Murray's 650th Tour-level victory and ensured the world No 1 reached the last eight in Paris for a seventh time.
He is still under contract at Pittodrie until the summer of 2019 , but he looks likely to quit the club at the next opportunity after both Celtic and Cardiff reportedly stepped up their pursuit. The 2016-17 campaign was the most prolific of his five seasons with the Dons, netting 10 times. Sky Sports this morning reported Cardiff have offered £1.2 million for the services of Hayes, despite being knocked back in previous attempts to sign the winger.
Nishikori, who lost to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in his only other quarterfinal appearance at Roland Garros , will next face top-ranked Andy Murray . Kei Nishikori admitted he couldn't remember last year's US Open upset of Andy Murray after booking a quarter-final rematch with the world number one at Roland Garros on Monday.
By both recording triple-doubles, they made Game 2 just the second time in National Basketball Association playoff history that two players have accomplished that feat in the same game. "That's the look that I see in him throughout this Finals", Green said. While the Warriors unleashed 18 3-pointers, the Cavs were limited to just 8-of-29 beyond the arc in Game 2.
Unlike Saturday when an early Penguins goal ever so briefly silenced the crowd, the Predators struck first when Calle Jarnkrok scored with five minutes, nine seconds remaining in the first period. Calle Jarnkrok, on the right side of the slot, was in ideal position to prod home the rebound of a shot by Craig Smith at 14:51. And then came Gaudreau's goal, which was confirmed only after the horn sounded and officials reviewed the play.
Kerr, 51, led the Warriors to the 2015 title before last year's defeat and said his side would have to play "smarter" in game three of the best-of-seven series, which takes place in Cleveland on Wednesday (02:00 BST on Thursday). Better a middling shooter take an uncontested look than one of the world's best players abuse his primary defender over and over again. And they simply are making Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving work, really work, for everything he gets.
The incident occurred after Woods reportedly suffered adverse effects from a "mix of medication", though it's unclear what he took before getting behind the wheel. Woods, who says he suffered an unexpected reaction to prescribed medication , is shown in the video footage, taken from inside the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, taking a breathalyser test which showed no alcohol.
The Predators call the 6-foot-5 Finn their backbone, yet critics wanted him benched after looking so shaky in the first two games in Pittsburgh giving up eight goals on just 36 shots. He tested his injured left foot and ankle by skating Sunday but said he remains day to day. He has offensive instincts so we can play him with offensive people and he's on our second power play.
Murray stopped 22 out of 25 shots faced in the loss. "Their numbers speak for themselves", Sullivan said . Now, with the Penguins limping back to Pittsburgh, there were questions about Murray. Pittsburgh, if they make it 3-1, will be one game away (possibly on their home ice) from claiming their second consecutive Stanley Cup. "They saved the team, so they kind of own it".
Reporter Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports took a severe thrashing on Twitter and Instagram after he had the intestinal fortitude to blast LeBron James' eloquent response to having his Los Angeles home vandalized with a racial epithet stenciled across the fence.
Monday's fisticuffs between Bryce Harper and Giants reliever Hunter Strickland and the ensuing brawl provided fodder for enough meh-mays to sustain us all until the next time a pitcher intentionally throws at Harper in retaliation for home runs that pitcher allowed to the Nationals' outfielder nearly three years earlier.
Mooy is typically quietly spoken and unflappable in interviews but even he appeared taken aback by Huddersfield's achievement last week, labelling their penalty shootout win over Reading in the Championship playoff final as a "fairytale".
Less than a week ago the Pittsburgh Penguins flew to Nashville holding a 2-0 series lead and were brimming with confidence. Frederick Gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the Nashville Predators with a Stanley Cup Final debut for the ages.
The decision has plunged Qatar into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq. The only way for Qatar to resist Saudi diplomatic and economic pressure would be for the United States to intervene with its Saudi allies.
Skipper Kane Williamson starred with the bat, notching his first hundred against Australia in the Kiwis rain effected total of 291 from 45-overs. He reached his ninth One-Day International ton off 96 balls before being run out after facing just one more delivery, ending on exactly 100 with New Zealand on 254-4.
Arda Turan will not be leaving Barcelona this summer despite reports claiming that the Turkish worldwide has agreed to join Arsenal , according to the 30-year-old's agent Ahmet Bulut . "Arda is not going anywhere". Wenger has had an eye on Turan for a long time now, as he was in the running to sign him from Atletico Madrid before Barcelona completed the move.