Freshman duo Akeem Bloomfield and Nathon Allen also advanced to Friday's 400 meter final. It was aided by the narrowest (2.1) of helping winds. Carson is making his first trip to the nationals, but Gibbs is returning after finishing fourth in last year's championship.
This team has a healthy Stephen Curry . Most notably, they now have Kevin Durant , who is performing at a Finals MVP level. The unstoppable Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals with a 118-113 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers .
Those days - and the days of the big lefty being an ace - are over, but that doesn't mean Sabathia can't still rise to the occasion. Sabathia tossed eight shutout innings in the Yankees' 8-0 win over their rivals, going up two games atop the AL East.
I felt good enough to play, and I was happy with how my body held up last season. "Could have had (different) results in both those games". "We probably had our best game of the series last game, so we did a lot of good things and we were out-chancing them, so that was good", he said.
After winning Games 1 and 2 by a combined 41 points at home, the Warriors had to scrap for all 48 minutes to take down the Cavs, who will need a similar effort to avoid being swept by a team with few - if any - weaknesses. In the midst of three straight championships, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant led the Lakers to the closest encounter with playoff flawlessness before this year's Golden State team.
Here is a roundup of day eight at the French Open on Sunday. Mladenovic thrived on the partisan support from the home faithful as the 13th seed ensured the host nation will have two women in the quarter-finals for the first time in 23 years.
It's a good tournament for me, and it's, like, incredible how I won today, how I played against Carla. She allowed Halep just four winners in the first set and coasted into a 5-1 lead in the second. The eighth-seeded Nishikori is in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament for the seventh time. She slid a forehand victor down the line for ad-in then caught a break when Svitolina's backhand caught the top of the tape-Halep's fifth straight game gave her a 6-5 lead.
James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds, but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with Golden State's depth despite Kevin Love's 27 points and 19 from Kyrie Irving .
Whoever won that set had momentum. " The conditions were very slow and heavy so coming from behind in those conditions can be difficult because it feels you have to work very hard for every point ", he added. Fernando Verdasco easily got past No. 22 Pablo Cuevas 6-2, 6-1, 6-3. "Look, regardless of how someone reacts, necessarily", Murray said, "you still have to expect that they are going to come out and start the (next) set strong".
Instead of discussing the match in the traditional on-court TV interview, Murray remembered the 29 people who died in the recent outrages in London and Manchester. The first set was tough, lasting an hour and a quarter. Seven of the top eight seeds remain in the men's draw. The Croat, who is playing in the "legends" event at Roland Garros , said of Murray: "He didn't start the year like he wanted and he started to be a little not confident, but he found himself in the right moment".
The Blues have also assembled a powerful squad with numerous stars of the Kangaroos team that thrashed the Kiwis 30-12 in the ANZAC Test, including former very bad boys Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan, David Klemmer, Aaron Woods and new captain Boyd Cordner.
Williamson's departure heralded a mini collapse by the Kiwis as they lost the remaining six wickets over the next six overs. Having fully recovered from a foot injury, the veteran player Starc will be the leader of the cricket match and when last time he led the match at 2006 and 2009 emerged as winners.
Mladenovic overcame her struggles on serve to eliminate Muguruza 6-1 3-6 6-3 despite making an astonishing 16 double faults, leaving last year's victor complaining about the fiercely partisan crowd on Court Suzanne Lenglen. The American said: "I think she just played really well". Also bowing out of the tournament was men's fifth seed Milos Raonic, losing a five-set fourth-round thriller to Pablo Carreno-Busta.
There's always an adjustment period for a player on a new team and for a pass catcher with his quarterbacks , so the fact that there's three months to go before the Patriots play a game stands as good news for hopes that Allen can make positive contributions to the offense this year.
Even worse, the game was tied 1-1 after the first two periods. Rinne was pulled after giving up three goals in just over 3 minutes in the third. A team chat in the locker room during the second intermission helped the Penguins get on track.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann intends to stay at the Spanish club next season amid ongoing speculation about his future, the striker told French television station TF1 on Sunday. "We talked to the leaders and we will be back for next season". Manchester United will now be forced to look elsewhere, with links to Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata picking up steam.
The Penguins could get just the boost they need to secure a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals. Sure, there have been some lucky bounces here and there - every team at this stage of the season has a pocket full of those - but let's give credit where credit is due.
The Belgian FA have confirmed that Chelsea star and national team captain Eden Hazard has broken his ankle while on worldwide duty. Those words would have troubled Chelsea as it prepares for a summer of speculation over Hazard's future, with the transfer window open for three months, until September 1.
The fourth-seeded Spaniard next meets either No. 5 Milos Raonic of Canada or Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta. The "King of Clay" set the tone with a rasping forehand victor before belting down an ace to hold to love and mixed it up with a cute drop-shot prior to a stray forehand from Bautista Agut, which left him trailing 2-0.
Although you can't take your eyes off it, there is something truly distressing for Philadelphia sports fans watching the Stanley Cup Finals between the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins . "I mean, people are fired up", Harris said while gesturing to the couple. Former NBA star and TV commentator Charles Barkley also was on hand, accepting NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's invitation to watch in person.
A year ago, Djokovic became the first man in almost a half-century to claim a fourth consecutive major championship and completed a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros. Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open . Thought to be just a short break, it turned out to be a lengthy three-hour halt as the rain finally stopped plaguing the tournament and the sun made its rare appearance today.
The result is that the man who beat Andy Murray in the 2016 French Open final will drop out of the top two in the world for the first time in nearly six years . Nadal beat the Austrian to lift the trophy in both Madrid and Barcelona, but Thiem exacted a measure of revenge with a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 31-year-old at the Rome Masters.
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. "Sometimes you get failures like this - you have to take it on the chin". Rounding the first leeward gate, we had a breakage in our wing control system, which meant we had to retire from the race.
The challenger will still need to win seven in order to pry the oldest trophy in global sports away from powerhouse Oracle . In this photo provided by the America's Cup Event Authority, Emirates Team New Zealand and Groupama Team France compete during America's Cup qualifying on the Great Sound in Bermuda on Friday, June 2, 2017.
Kyle Walker offered "no indication at all" over where his future lies as Manchester City continue to target the Tottenham full-back. Pochettino preferred Kieran Trippier for some big matches towards the end of the season, including the north London derby against Arsenal and FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea .
The boat almost sank as it returned to the dock after the race. Immediately after their initial launch, Emirates Team New Zealand suffered wing damage, whilst both Artemis Racing and Softbank Team Japan suffered in tough conditions. "We look forward to seeing them back on the race course". Team New Zealand skipper Peter Burling said it's "never something you want to look across at your competitor and know they've got some pretty serious damage on board".
The Golden State Warriors are dominating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals , and the most worrisome parts of the ongoing vivisection, if you're a Cavaliers fan or if you're just someone who was hoping for a competitive series, are that the Warriors aren't playing at their best and the Cavaliers aren't playing at their worst.
Nadal , who is bidding for his 10th Roland Garros title, broke his opponent four times in the opening set and was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta was forced to quit just after 51 minutes in the quarter-final clash of the men's singles event.
The Premier League champions and City have been drawn into a bidding war with Liverpool for Van Dijk, with Jurgen Klopp's side thought to be the favourites to complete the deal. But the La Liga giants are now serving a transfer ban and can not sign players until the January transfer window. 'I love living in Madrid, but I have to think about my future, ' Costa said.
Isco has now insisted he plans to stay in Madrid after Real won their second successive Champions League . "Every Real Madrid fan is so grateful to him, he lifted our level of talent when he arrived in 2001 and was the best player in the world.
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 .