I would prefer to play in my position but I would do whatever it takes to help the team and coach out'. "I was excited from the first moment I got the call especially because of the history of the club". " I know about the pressures here and I am expecting that, I'm not concerned about it because I have played for a lot of other good teams ", he said on Rangers TV.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have become the first team in 20 years to win the Stanley Cup in back-to-back seasons, beating the Nashville Predators in the championship series four games to two. It's insane how this year went. The Capitals have not made it past the second round of the playoffs during that time which is a major disappointment considering the talent Washington has assembled.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came off the bench to give England the lead before Griffiths's free kicks looked to have snatched victory for Scotland . But Leigh Griffiths broke his global duck in sensational fashion as he curled home a 25-yard free-kick in the 87th minute - and then repeated the feat three minutes later.
But how? This team, while improved, still seemingly has so many holes in its lineup unless the team makes a splash in the offseason. Mets manager Terry Collins said Cespedes is "expected" to be activated from the disabled list to serve as the 26th man on Saturday, via James Wagner of the New York Times .
Brandon Phillips' fourth homer for Atlanta cut the lead to 2-1 in the eighth off Fernando Salas. Lugo surrendered six hits and walked two batters while striking out six in his 90-pitch effort, and scored the game-winning run in the third following a one-out double.
He urged Kroenke and the club's board, of which he is not a member, to give Wenger full backing to allow the Frenchman to secure a positive legacy at the club after nearly 21 years in charge. Without the Champions League , the only way is if you can compete salary-wise to attract the players, ' he told BBC Sport. Henry said he was pleased to see Wenger stay at the club but added that it remained to be seen whether the decision would pay off.
I still talk, I still shout in the same way. "I don't think it's important at this time he's tied down to one position". "It was quite emotional to be given the chance". It is nothing against you guys. If it affected me then it would affect the players. Would you like to see Celtic sign a new goalkeeper? I have got no problem with that.
Curry's free throws sealed a 118-113 win for the Warriors to put them ahead 3-0 in the series, and ensured a reaction from everyone who had action on the pregame betting line. Kevin Love failed to continue his hot start to the Finals in Game 3 , finishing just 1-of-7 from three-point territory. There's nobody who might recognize that more than Durant's teammate Draymond Green , who told ESPN's Zach Lowe in a fantastic piece posted to the network's website on Thursday that he's ...
He's overwhelmed his opponents in most of those title matches, too, never once getting pushed to five sets. They did let out a burst of claps and roars in the second set on one particularly exquisite display: Nadal sprinted to his left to chase Wawrinka's cross-court backhand wide of the doubles alley and whipped a forehand that curved around the net post and landed near a line for a victor.
India bowled an astounding 141 dot balls which is equivalent to 23.3 maiden overs out of the 44.3 overs that South Africa batted. The top spot in Group B will be decided only after today's Pakistan-Sri Lanka game at Cardiff on Monday, but with a healthy net run-rate (NRR), India are all set to finish number one and travel to Birmingham for a semi-final against Bangladesh on Thursday.
Choosing to bat first, Afghanistan were in trouble right from the get-go as captain Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel and Alzarri Joseph carved through their top and middle order easily. His enterprising innings off 73 balls included two sixes and two fours, saving his side from complete annihilation as they had slipped to 51 for six when he came to the crease.
Two run-outs of skipper AB de Villiers (16) and David Miller (1) within the space of six deliveries triggered the slide from which they could never recover, with nearly all the Indian bowlers succeeding in choking the runs. Kohli acknowledged the amount of one-day cricket played in the region was a factor, but he has also been impressed with the way India have adapted to the English conditions.
Mrs May is attempting to shore up her position in Number 10 as the head of a minority government and has sent her Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to lead talks with the Democratic Unionist Party . The Scottish National Party's Brexit spokesman Mike Russell has called on Mrs May to scrap her plans to leave the European Union in their entirety.
The Golden State Warriors closed out Game 3 on Wednesday with 11 straight points, erasing a 6-point Cavs lead in the final 3 minutes. Multiple league sources I've spoken to think the Lakers or Clippers are viable destinations for King James.
In the two games in Cleveland they've had the provocateur, the wrestling villain. There were several controversial decisions, including an incident where Draymond Green was thought to be ejected, then actually wasn't. But that was in Cleveland. "At the end of the day, the series is a little different". The Cavs put up 49 points in an effort to not be swept in the Finals on their own home court.
South Africa have played as their skipper would have liked. It was Amla's 25th ODI ton as he became the fastest batsman in the history of the game to reach 25 hundreds in the 50-over format in worldwide cricket. The Proteas posted 299 at The Oval on Saturday thanks to former captain Hasim Amla , who scored his 25th ODI century. Where can I follow the Sri Lanka vs South Africa Champions Trophy match online? As most of its experienced players have taken retirement, now the onus ...
The 31-year-old lost only 35 games in seven matches and won the title without dropping a set for the third time. "It's really incredible. To win La Decima is very, very special", said Nadal . Wawrinka, who spent almost five hours more on court than Nadal to reach the final, looked tentative and heavy-legged although he did have a glimmer in the third game when Nadal was forced to save a break point.
May announced later that Gavin Barwell - a former housing minister who lost his seat in Thursday's election - would be her new chief of staff. With just 10 members of Parliament, the DUP doesn't wield much power on its own - but those seats, if they vote with May's party, have the power to push the Conservatives over the threshold to a functioning government.
Ronaldo and Real Madrid made history on Saturday, after defeating Juventus 4-1 in the UCL final, taking their Champions League trophies to 12. Cristiano Ronaldo Jnr, wearing Real Madrid's purple away kit, was seen luring two other children onto the Santiago Bernabeu pitch to challenge him as Real Madrid celebrated their Champions League win over Juventus back in Spain.
Colombian Munoz stayed in the lead thanks to a three-under-par 67, while Schwartzel improved from fifth position after posting a 66. It was however to be Berger's day in Memphis. Mickelson may look back at the tournament as one that got away, and not just for the way he played the 12th. Jobe shot a 69 in the final round at the Wakonda Club to snap a winless drought that had stretched back to 1998, when he took first in a tournament in Japan.
They also set an NBA Finals record for most people scored in a half, and most three-point field goals made. That was the most evenly contested of the games and neither team seemed able to physically distance themselves from the other won on the brilliance of Kevin Durant .
Fast forward a year later, Iguodala got his revenge. Lebron James may get swept in the finals, and that is causing speculation. James was asked on June 8, "I know you don't like to look to far down the road. In an unprecedented feat, James led the finals in scoring, rebounds, assists, steals and blocked shots. So obviously I'm drained right now, ready to get home.
The fourth-seeded Spaniard continued his clay-court prowess, easily winning 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 on Court Philippe-Chatrier in two hours, five minutes for his 15th Grand Slam title overall. "For me the nerves, the adrenaline I feel when I play on this court is impossible to compare to any other feeling". " Wawrinka is a very unsafe opponent, so my mentality was that I can not give him the chance to be back on the match", he added.
Spain's Diego Costa , left, kicks the ball beside Macedonia's Vance Shikov, center, during their World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match at the Philip II National Stadium in Skopje , Macedonia , on Sunday, June 11, 2017 . Only the group winners qualify automatically for next year's finals in Russian Federation, with the eight best runners-up in the nine groups going into play-offs for the last four spots.
The 20-year-old could get more chances at Spurs next season if Kyle Walker (the senior) leaves the club. He scored the opening goal of England's World Cup campaign and set up Ademola Lookman's second in the 2-1 win over Costa Rica. "I think that over the whole of the tournament we have shown that we are the best side". In fact, every single goal that England scored in this tournament had an Everton player involved, either scoring or setting it up.
The world number one was the favourite to claim the title at the US Open last summer after winning Wimbledon and Olympic gold, but came unstuck in a dramatic quarter-final against Nishikori. Murray said: "I have never had any issues with him before". "Today (he) was maybe more erratic than usual, but I do think a little bit of that was to do with the conditions being hard".
The plan was to keep our position on GC (general classification) but with (teammate) Fabio (Aru) we attacked one after another and it went our way", Fuglsang said. Thomas De Gendt had held the race lead for the first five days before Porte assumed control, the Australian having won the time trial before pulling clear in the mountains.
Roberto Bautista, seeded 17th, also moved to the second round after beating Australian John Millman 6-2, 6-2, 0-6, 6-1. Instead of taking over the mantle from Serena Williams , as some leading names predicted when she defeated the American in the final a year ago at Roland Garros, Muguruza has failed to reach a single final since.
But the Cavaliers also saw that they can get under his skin. It's true that the offense of the Cavaliers has improved as the series has gone on, but asking them to outscore the Warriors like this three more times is simply too tall a task.
He pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a weapon and was sentenced to three years of probation. They were parked on the median on Atlantic Avenue near Classon Street, said police. That's when they smelled marijuana and saw a lit "blunt" on the dashboard. The Brooklyn native was a highly-touted prospect coming out of high school, when he chose to forgo his commitment to Louisville and jump straight to the National Basketball Association.
On Thursday Green called Cleveland fans "Brutal" after his mother was harassed by a Cavs fan as time expired at the end of Game 3. The moment changed that series. In Friday's Game 4, Green appeared to be on his way to being ejected after picking up what seemed to be his second technical foul of the game. Needless to say, Green was not afraid to call out the referees and overall game officiating that got out of hand.
Rafael Nadal said it was "impossible" to describe his emotions after demolishing Stan Wawrinka on Sunday to claim a record 10th French Open title. The Spaniard has now won a Grand Slam title without losing a single set for the third time, adding to his wins in Paris in 2008 and 2010 and equaling Bjorg's record in the process.
According to the Evening Standard , Chelsea are the latest club interested in Mahrez , joining Arsenal and Barcelona in the race for the Premier League victor. Mahrez said: 'The chairman and I agreed that I would stay another year at the club and that he would let me leave at the end of the season. He continued by stating that he was hopeful that there would be interest in him when the window opens on July 1 and even stated that; "A number of clubs have shown their interest, even ...
South African Branden Grace saw his victory hopes disappear when he trailed Alexander Noren by two shots with seven holes remaining. It set the clubhouse target of 11-under 277 and Noren had to wait more than two hours to see if his lead would hold in the European Tour's signature event.
Williams of ESPN.com passed along comments from Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn two weeks later during OTAs, and he expressed concern about the lack of work the 22-year-old Clemson product was getting at a crucial stage. He is third in Clemson history in receiving touchdowns, fourth in receiving yards and fifth in receptions. The Chargers announced Williams will miss the rest of the offseason program, and it is not a given he will be ready for training camp.