However, Morata, another player heavily linked with a move away from the Santiago Bernabeu in the coming weeks, extended Lopetegui's unbeaten run to nine games in charge with a brilliant header to turn Niguez's cross into the far corner. It was a deserved lead for La Roja, and they nearly doubled it on the half-hour mark when Aspas produced an impudent flick from Koke's cross that rippled the side-netting at the near post.
Classic Empire was expected to be the favorite for Saturday's 1½-mile finale of the Triple Crown series. If a horse has a chance to win the elusive Triple Crown, the Belmont becomes the biggest race of the year. Winless in eight attempts since capturing last summer's Ellis Park Juvenile S., he was met on the track near the clubhouse turn by Steve Asmussen assistant trainer Toby Sheets aboard a stable pony.
They got the better of New Zealand by 87 runs at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff . Adil Rashid (12) fell lbw to Santner despite reviewing the umpire's initial decision but thankfully for England Buttler found a steady partner at last in Liam Plunkett .
Mili wears her hair short. Despite being only 8-years-old, Hernandez is on the 11-year-old roster. It earlier apologized to Mili Hernandez , who said her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy .
Dimitrov made light work of veteran Frenchman Stephane Robert to win 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 on Court Philippe Chatrier, ending a four-match losing run in Paris . Agassi, the 1999 Roland Garros champion and eight-time major victor, had only committed to just a "few matches " with the world number two. Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova reached the French Open second round on Monday with a 7-5, 6-2 win overn China's Zheng Saisai.
DeGrom began the year as a sleeper Cy Young Award candidate and looked the part in April, but his recent production has been more in line with a No. 5 starter than an ace. Neil Walker followed with a homer for a 4-3 lead before the next three Mets reached to load the bases, but they could not add another run. He has a hit in all seven games he has played.
Through his first 43 games with the Mariners, Jean Segura has a 0.341 batting average that leads the American League. The Mariners acquired Segura on November 23, 2016 from Arizona with outfielder Mitch Haniger and reliever Zac Curtis in a trade for pitcher Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte .
In the quarterfinals, Simona Halep will face No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina , in a rematch of the Rome final, which Svitolina won 4-6, 7-5, 6-1. In matches played in 2017, Halep has won just 47.9% of her second serve points. And then he liked how I was in Fed Cup, both matches. "He never had something to complain about with my game or about the work that I do, because I'm working, but just with my attitude".
The Red Sox were able to get one base runner in each of the first two innings - Xander Bogaerts doubled in the first and Vazquez singled in the second - but neither scored. Not to be outdone, Jonathan Schoop blasted a 400-foot shot to left field that plated three big insurance runs in the sixth inning. Red Sox: After a day off, Boston sends Drew Pomeranz (5-3, 4.24 ERA) to the mound in the opener of a three-game series at Yankees Stadium on Tuesday.
Another hint that King James didn't let the Game 2 loss shake him, was his post-game interview on June 4. CLEVELAND-At no point in the first two games of the National Basketball Association final were the Cleveland Cavaliers able to slow down the Golden State Warriors .
So, with very little chances within the Chelsea ranks, Batshuayi has admitted that he may have to leave the club this summer. And of course I wanted to score more goals. Asked about the prospect of playing with Lukaku next term, he added: "That's something I don't know". With Costa set to stay thanks to Atlético's transfer conundrum but all signs pointing to Chelsea still pushing forward with Lukaku ("that's something you have to ask Chelsea , not me"), Batshuayi could be the odd man left ...
Despite the problems suffered by Team New Zealand , Ainslie was happy overall with the progress of his crew as BAR eye a recovery. This is something we've never seen. A damaged wingsail in race one forced the British team to retire in their opening race against Emirates Team New Zealand . He trails the Kiwis 3-1 in the best-of-9 series.
She also holds 4 WTA single titles and who knows if the way she's going, the French Open may be her 5th. Rafael Nadal continued his ruthless form at Roland Garros by dispatching Spanish 17th seed Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to match Roger Federer's mark of last-eight appearances in Paris .
NASCAR then announced that next year's October race, the Bank of America 500, will incorporate the infield's road course (which they have dubbed the "Roval") to produce another unique type of racing. He won the first two segments and appeared to be set up to take home the $1 million prize before a slow pit stop cost him valuable position in the 10-lap shootout portion of the race.
Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut film Baywatch is slated to release in India next month. "Just like the television show, the movie is going to entertain fans, but because we aren't on at a family time, we have been able to be a lot more risky with the jokes".
That was a dream. "I really am looking forward to being there". I will really enjoy the time to be there. I surprised myself with the forehand victor straightaway. "I thought maybe I'd cry when I'd step on the court , but I didn't today". "In the end, I didn't have to anymore. So, yes, a few tears for after the match point".
Just a few seconds into the fourth America's Cup semifinal match-up between the two teams, Team NZ's catamaran rose up and fell forwards, leaving some crew members in the water and others suspended precariously above it. The delay will be a relief to Team New Zealand, whose crew had spent all night repairing their catamaran and its "wing" sail after "pitch-poling" and nose-diving into the water during the race against Britain's BAR.
SMITH ( Cavaliers): The Cleveland guard has played poorly (three points in 42 total minutes) so far in the finals. He's been very bad in his past four games, contributing only 14 points in 92 minutes overall. Down 2-0 heading back to Cleveland , this question is obvious on its face. James, who actually ended his protest of National Basketball Association podium interviews after Tuesday's practice by again taking reporters' questions on stage, said losses take "a mental toll".
After a solid performance in Game 3, Rinne made this sequence of unbelievable saves in Game 4 that have his name back in the Conn Smythe conversation. Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in the series after not getting a shot on goal in Game 3. Only one goal can be awarded on a stoppage, so if the Penguins had scored as play continued, it would not have counted.
Rinne's counterpart, rookie Matt Murray , wasn't in top form as the Predators exploited his glove side. After a solid performance in Game 3, Rinne made this sequence of unbelievable saves in Game 4 that have his name back in the Conn Smythe conversation.
After her football team were disqualified from a tournament when someone complained there was a boy on her team, a message from a World Cup victor should cheer Mili Hernandez up. "Listing a male player on a girls team roster is a violation of state and tournament rules", they said. "They don't have a reason to kick the whole club out".
In the second period, Predators' captain Mike Fisher beat Evgeni Malkin to the puck at his own blue line. Filip Forsberg's empty-net score with 3:23 remaining was his team-leading ninth goal of the playoffs and snapped his mini-slump to start the Stanley Cup Final .
Impressive wins over Juan Martin del Potro and Karen Khachanov in the last two rounds have suggested Murray is capable of matching last year's run to the final. The French Open men's and women's quarterfinals begin today with men's second seed Novak Djokovic against No. 6 Dominic Thiem and fourth seed Rafael Nadal versus Pablo Carreno Busta.
Louis Cardinals . Via the Baseball-Reference Play Index, only five other players-Hodges, Adcock, Schmidt, Green and Hamilton-since 1913 had at least 17 total bases in a game, with Green's 19 (he went 6-for-6 and added a single and a double as well) the record.
This comes as talk that Australia's spy agencies could have a say on whether terror suspects in prison get parole after Yacqub Khayre killed a man and attacked police just months after his release. "We asked her more information, at that point a man came on the same line and said, "This is for IS, this is for al Qaida"," Seven news director Simon Pristel said.
Mladenovic will play Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky in the quarter-final. Meanwhile, Williams won the first set against Bacsinszky before being outplayed in the final two of the two-hour, 12-minute match. "The crowd today was a little bit tough for me", said Muguruza . I have great people with me here. Play has been halted again in the women's quarterfinals at the French Open because of rain.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's daughter, Luna , is now the proud owner of the most adorable first pitch in Major League Baseball history. She's only a year old and she's already stealing the show! And on second try, Luna sent the baseball zooming over the plate like a pro .
It's so hard to do. A reporter said to James that it looks like the Warriors are out to embarrass the Cavs after losing last year's Finals. "That's the important lesson, not any historical benchmarks". "We have to defend our home court", said Cavaliers forward Kevin Love . But right now the Warriors aren't thinking about the future or about going 16-0.
Sure, James and the Cleveland Cavaliers were in this same predicament last season: lose the first two games in Oakland before staging the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history. They are now two wins away from making their case as the greatest team of all time. "We love his voice", Curry said. "Now we got to go home and regroup".
The difference between making history and taking the title was put in clear perspective a year ago when the Warriors won an National Basketball Association record 73 regular-season games but lost the finals to Cleveland , squandering a 3-1 edge in the best-of-seven series and falling to the greatest comeback in finals history.
According to NFL Network , doctors have confirmed that Pitta dislocated his hip, as originally feared. He agreed to a $2.5 million salary to return to the Ravens this season. Pitta's injury came one day after the Ravens lost second-year cornerback Tavon Young to a torn ACL. Pitta dislocated his hip on Friday for the third time in five years and the latest could be a career-ending injury, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
From Chicago to Buffalo. Eight hours and roughly 550 miles later, he was back in Buffalo at the team's practice facility. On Sunday, after his flight was canceled, Wright hailed driver, identified on the app as "Winny (Hadi)", and made the almost nine-hour drive to make a Buffalo Bills voluntary practice .
The Oklahoman reported he will remain with the school in some capacity. "Great young coach, the program's in great shape", the source told Tramel of Riley taking over. Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . His all-time record was 190-48. He won 10 Big 12 championships at Oklahoma, is a six-time Big 12 Coach of the Year victor and was named National Coach of the Year in 2000 and 2003.
For Amla , who had set South Africa on course for 299 - an imposing score, given the slightly slow nature of the surface - this innings may not rank as one of his best, but it did get him to the milestone of 25 ODI hundreds in 11 fewer innings than any previous batsman had managed it.
President Trump has blocked a lot of people on Twitter . But should public officials like President Trump be allowed to exclude users in the same fashion? Blocked users can't see Trump's tweets or reply to them while logged in, which the letter says "suppresses speech in a number of ways".