Chelsea winger Eden Hazard could be out for six weeks after fracturing his right ankle in training with Belgium's national team. His exemplary performances during the 2014/15 season earned him the PFA Players' Player of the Year award and this past campaign saw Hazard return to his best as he played an instrumental role in Chelsea winning a sixth championship.
The 20-point blowouts in games one and two in this year's NBA Finals? There was some talk that guarding Durant had exhausted James out in Game 2, with the Cleveland Cavaliers star taking just six shots in the second half of the Game 2 loss.
The Warriors have made their way into that conversation. While the Warriors' bad trio clicked (Durant 31 points, Klay Thompson 30 and Curry 26), not their Cavs' counterparts, though; Love proved to be the missing link. "We all had plays that we want back", said Korver of the attempt. Kerr joked that he enjoys seeing former Dolphins great Mercury Morris celebrate each year when the last remaining undefeated National Football League team gets beaten, ensuring that Miami's mark will ...
Amid Comey's testimony that Trump and his team lied about the reasons for his firing and the revelation that Comey himself was behind bombshell memo leaks , he remained steadfast in his insistence that Russian Federation remains a threat to the U.S.
Morata's agent Juanma Lopez has been vocal on his client's future, revealing he has become frustrated at Real. The striker, who scored in Spain's 2-2 friendly draw against Colombia is Mourinho's primary attacking target in the transfer window.
Things flipped on Murray in the second set, when Wawrinka won 77 percent of his first serves. Wawrinka hit an impressive 87 winners on the way to taking the victory, 6-7 (6-8) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-3) 6-1. The third-seeded Wawrinka broke Murray to love in the seventh game and broke again in the final game to win 6-3. Alongside the third-seeded Halep was former tennis player Ion Tiriac, who won the doubles at Roland Garros in 1970, two years after reaching the singles quarterfinals.
Pakistan were overwhelmed by India in all three departments of the game on Sunday in their tournament opener, and if Pakistan fail to beat South Africa , the odds to qualify for semi-finals will nearly disappear. "Maybe they feel a bit of pressure", he said. "And I belive if I can fulfil those expectation, what they demand and want from me and the team for the nation, I can become a hero too".
Korver, who had made two of five threes until then, missed. You need at least three to make a difference. I could see myself saying that, for sure, absolutely. Asked at Wednesday's shootaround whether guarding Kevin Durant was tiring him, James told reporters, "Do I look exhausted?" So he's not giving in, and he wasn't making excuses.
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after Real's victory over Juventus in the UEFA Champions League final . As well as winning back-to-back Champions Leagues , Madrid also beat Barcelona to La Liga two weeks ago to complete a first league and European Cup double for 59 years.
Sports is riddled with superstitions so you can't blame the Golden State Warriors if they are trying something a little bit different as the clock counts down to Wednesday's tip-off of Game 3 of the NBA Finals . No team has ever recovered from the 3-0 deficit the Cavs are facing. . Jordan's first title team in 1991 is one of three squads that went 15-2. Because the Warriors won again? Kerr also reflected on the Warriors Game 3 woes before the current playoff run.
Oddly enough, Game 4 might've been their second best, even though they lost it by three goals. The Predators goalie, who gave up only two goals in two games in Nashville , gave up two goals in his first six minutes. - Once you get to this point in a series, people really start to get stupid... a flailing sports director, a weatherman denying what EVRYONE has seen...
I did it and I shaved myself, ' he told Real Madrid TV. The 2016/17 season also saw Real win La Liga for the first time since 2012 and taste success in both the European Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. No team had retained their trophy in the Champions League era until Ronaldo and his team-mates in the Welsh city, and it sparked wild scenes in Madrid .
Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry and the rest of the Warriors will be able to make that boast if they win on Saturday morning (Thai time) to complete the most impressive postseason run in major sports history. That one in their organization Cleveland to bring in the guys that they brought in to make moves of the trade deadline to get how Corrigan who by the way.
Amla made history in the game with his knock of 103 as he became the fastest player to score 25 ODI centuries and the first South African to achieve the feat as well. From there, it was all South Africa . The Proteas have a 2-1 head-to-head record against Sri Lanka in the ICCChampions Trophy. The Sri Lankans were still steaming when de Villiers finally made a decision to introduce Tahir in the 18th over.
She will next star in " Can You Ever Forgive Me? " directed by Marielle Heller. It marks their third collaboration with New Line Cinemas, following " Tammy " in 2014, and the upcoming " Life of the Party ", to hit in May 2018. McCarthy is also working with Falcone on the TV series Nobodies which she is executive producing. Having co-written many of her own roles, McCarthy has repeatedly proven that she's a talented comedian and performer.
It was just today it was unusual how it came about. He clinched victory on his first match point when Nishikori failed to return a powerful serve. At the US Open previous year, it was Nishikori who came from 1-2 down to beat Murray in the quarter-finals but, after his uneven win against Fernando Verdasco in the third round, it was still a surprise to see him start so fast here.
Flawless as in no blown defensive assignments. We live with our star point guard taking a shot that he's capable of making. Ideal as in not turning the ball over. Now, obviously, there are areas where the Cavs can be better. LeBron James does everything he can to get the Cavs a win, and comes up short. Perhaps the best way to appreciate what the Warriors have done through the first three games of the series is to look not at the gaudy statistics they've put up, but at what the Cavs ...
When the Golden State Warriors needed a superstar to step up and save them from a third straight Game 3 loss in the city of Cleveland , Kevin Durant was there to answer the call. Also it was a good time, it was 45 seconds to go, we were down two , if I miss, we could have got another stop. "I've played against some great teams, but I don't think no team has had this type of firepower".
Fans on the showcase Philippe Chatrier and Suzanne Lenglen courts booed when it was announced that the men's quarter-finals were being pushed back to Wednesday. Pliskova improved as the match progressed and saved two set points in the ninth game to hold her serve. If the weather gods tried to assist Mladenovic in one way, in another way they did not.
The Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins are scheduled to play Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanle. Nashville's Pekka Rinne has been spectacular at times in the playoffs but laid an egg in Game One, stopping just seven of 11 shots and posting a.636 save percentage that was the lowest in the expansion era for a playoff game.
But that means little to Golden State's players, who with a victory in Game 4 on Friday night can exorcise those haunting demons from last June when the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the Finals to the Cavaliers . At the time, sources told the Guardian that Curry was "distracted": that the previous 13 months had become too much. "We want to play fast; we don't want to play in a hurry", Lue said.
Also Thursday, a detective testified that Bruce Castor , the district attorney who decided more than a decade ago not to bring charges against Cosby, shut the investigation down in 2005 while police were still working the case. Steele argued in a written response to the defense request. Cosby told largely the same story in his statement to police, which contained graphic details of three alleged sexual encounters with Constand between late 2003 and early 2004.
It ended with haymaker after haymaker - both literal and proverbial - from the ever resilient Pittsburgh Penguins . If the Predators win Thursday night's game five, they'll be back in Nashville on Sunday to try and clench that Stanley Cup! Sidney Crosby , who was particularly strong early in the game, had three assists.
Saros stopped 12 of the 15 shots he faced. None of the goals were Rinne's fault, at least not entirely. By then, Nashville looked dazed, their minds obviously running through the hard task that awaits them now. He was determined to have his "best game" and did so with two points alongside Kessel, who finished with three himself (one goal, two assists) in the win.
And I would see Kyle Korver in the corner, one of the greatest three-point shooters in this league's history, and give him an opportunity in the short corner. And everyone connected with these teams knows it. In addition, the Warriors have not lost a game since April 10. It probably doesn't hurt for Kerr to plant the fatigue seed, either, as a little gamesmanship heading into Game 4, just to remind James and the Cavs how high the hill is they now have to climb.
Murray will take on former champion Stan Wawrinka in a remake of last year's semifinal , which Murray won. Wawrinka , who had 87 winners in the match , won the French Open title in 2015. He's won the previous three: at Roland Garros two years ago, the U.S. Open last September and the Australian Open in 2014. Prediction: Thiem will get a French Open title - just not quite yet.
Play was suspended on Tuesday just before 1530 local time (1330 GMT) during the first two women's quarter-finals at Roland Garros . Austria's Dominic Thiem clenches his fist as he plays Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their quarterfinal match the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Paris .
Seems like a long time, but I view pain as a good thing. And unlike the Warriors squad that blew a 3-1 Finals lead past year after a record-setting 73-9 regular season, this version of the team is even more risky after adding former league MVP and four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant .
Leeds finished in 7th place in the Championship this season, still one place outside the playoff positions but a significant improvement on their 13th place finish the season before. Leeds fans were vocal in their frustration after the manager walked away from Elland Road , with the Whites still trying to appoint a successor. Assistant coach Steve Agnew stepped in for the final 11 games but was unable to rescue the side from dropping down to the Championship.
New Zealand are, quite surprisingly, at the bottom of Group A with Bangladesh in the third position. "Any game between England and Australia is a huge game and has that edge but it would be nice (to send them home)", Buttler said. "He's always bowled well against New Zealand ". Buttler, one of three survivors alongside Root and Morgan from England's victory nearly exactly four years ago, knows England can land a metaphorical but terminal shot this time.
I was really stung by a wasp. I have great people with me here. " I think she speaks like 25 languages, I heard, so ..." Serena is on maternity leave, Petra Kvitova is in the early stages of her return and Victoria Azarenka is likely to be underdone as she comes back from the birth of her first child.
On a cold, blustery and sometimes wet day in Cardiff , England had set a total of 310, Joe Root top-scoring with 64 from 65 balls and Jos Buttler making a rapid unbeaten 61. It wasn't all ideal for England , certainly not Jason Roy, who now has just 47 ODI runs at an average of 6.71 this summer after he was bowled for 13 by Adam Milne walking across his stumps.
If Halep wins the title, she will overtake Angelique Kerber as the new world number one. It is interesting to point out that both Ostapenko and Bacsinszky will be celebrating their birthdays on Thursday as well . Asked how she thought she could handle Ostapenko's power in future, the Swiss joked: " Well , I was thinking about gaining three inches or four inches".
They will be expecting a kicking based game with Owen Farrell and Conor Murray at half backs but the Lions have enough pace out wide to cause problems. "There was a lot of pressure around the way they did that, and it probably wasn't the right way to do it, and it's different to how we do things in New Zealand.
Though the Conservatives emerged as the single largest party in the election for Britain's 650-seat parliament, the impressive show by the opposition Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn is seen as a humiliation for May to continue in her position.