Blaney became the 10th different driver to win this season, and the fourth to earn his first trip to Victory Lane at the Tricky Triangle. So it's up to young 20-somethings like Blaney to yank that torch away by taking a checkered flag and knocking 'em off their perch.
Jake Ball, a disappointment in England's opening day win over Bangladesh, set the tone for England when he removed the risky Luke Ronchi in the first over of New Zealand's response. Chasing a target of 311, the Black Caps were bundled out for 223 runs in just 44.3 overs. Skipper Morgan echoed his opening bowler's sentiment, adding: 'We'll go into it Saturday's game with a very serious attitude.
The Predators thought they had opened the scoring early in the second period, only to be foiled by a premature whistle. Some 10 minutes later, Sissons was in alone only to be stopped by goalie Matt Murray . Matt Cullen (Penguins ) - In what was likely the final game of his National Hockey League career, Pittsburgh's oldest player (40) looked like one of the youngest.
Only two women in the open era have won four matches after dropping the first set in a Grand Slam event: Kimiko Date-Krumm at Wimbledon in 1996 (lost in semifinal) and Serena Williams in the 2015 French Open (won title). Wozniacki, playing in her second quarter-final at the French, had no solution once her opponent found her range. "I think there was probably some nerves at the beginning of the match but it was great to see her come back and play aggressive and fierce tennis especially ...
Very minor things, but in this game it's all you need is really small, small feelings. Cink has gradually improved his game since missing several weeks past year to help care for his wife Lisa, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer.
But he dismissed Lions coach Warren Gatland's claim that the All Blacks would play at a similar level to Super Rugby, saying his opposite number must be " trying a bit of humour ". Despite the glaring dangers, Webb remained adamant the Lions were not about to send out any distress signals just because of one defeat in a 10-match tour.
The snobbery toward racing in California was obvious in the book and movie Seabiscuit and lived long after that undersized champion leveled the great 1937 Triple Crown victor War Admiral in a 1938 match race at Pimlico. "He's just a phenomenal rider". I always liked him and we always had a lot of faith in him. He's good at getting horses in position. However, there was even more adding to the excitement of the 149th running of the race.
The Manchester Evening News reports that with United keen to repay Ibrahimovic, he will use their Carrington training ground as the base for his rehabilitation. "I will go through this like everything else and come back even stronger". Alvaro Morata is thought to be close to joining the club and linking up with Jose Mourinho once again, and he's far from the only player United are looking for this summer.
In the first over, Rabada (4-39) had Jason Roy (4) caught in the slips while Parnell (3-43) trapped Joe Root (2) LBW in the second over. Stokes' second ODI hundred had lifted England out of trouble and allowed them to post another impressive total after being put in to bat for the second match running.
It's not surprising, then, that Ivanka said she was "a little blindsided ... on a personal level ..." "So I didn't expect it to be easy". Trump quickly pivoted away from Comey to talk about the White House efforts to improve the nation's infrastructure.
World number one Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori in four sets to reach the French Open semi-finals. "I had to play one of my best matches on clay to beat him a year ago". Paris - Tennis legends John McEnroe and Goran Ivanisevic reckon Andy Murray has a good chance of making the final at Roland Garros. Strangely, Murray once again failed to ram home the advantage by being broken in the opening game of the fourth but then reeled off six straight games, thanks partly to some stunning ...
This Penguins team was far less consistent than last year's Cup Champ in their dominance, but they most definitely found ways to claw out victories.and worked hard to get their bounces and breaks.Many questions remain moving forward, and we will get to them starting tomorrow, but for now there can be no mistake who the best team in the National Hockey League is.
Led by Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal, the team lost only its finals opener to Philadelphia. The Warriors mounted a furious rally in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, overcoming LeBron and the Cavs for a 118-113 victory in Cleveland, putting them on the brink of their second NBA title in three years.
The delay gave the Kiwis, the hard-luck losers in the 2013 America's Cup , another day to fix their boat. New Zealand's hotshot Peter Burling, the youngest helmsman in the event at 26, and British tactician Giles Scott, 29, both jumped straight back into the America's Cup boats after winning gold medals in Rio previous year.
Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas finished second - the first one-two that Mercedes have registered this season. Lewis Hamilton who is now trailing Sebastian Vettel by a total 25 points crossed the finish line with 0.198 seconds less than Vettel.
With the Tests in mind, the Lions made points a priority and Farrell landing three penalties in the first half to one for the Crusaders by Mo'unga. His combination with Farrell also worked well. "I wouldn't say we are back on track", Alun Wyn Jones, the Lions captain, said in his post-match TV interview.
Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning the women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Romania's Simona Halep in three sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France, Saturday, June 10, 2017 .
Forza Motorsport 7 has been officially unveiled at the E3 expo, ahead of its launch release later this year. Usually, this lasts around 90 minutes, however, Xbox boss Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) has warned fans that this year's conference will likely go on for longer than an hour and a half.
With the win, the Penguins won the best-of-seven series four games to two and became the first team to win a second consecutive Stanley Cup since the Detroit Red Wings defended their National Hockey League title in 1998. Fanatics has already released plenty of gear, with even a Blu-ray that highlights the team's Stanley Cup available for preorder for those that want to relive what they just saw.
Ibrahimovic has no immediate plans to retire from professional club football, and considering his CV, there is every chance that many clubs in Europe will be vying for his signature during the current transfer window. He is unlikely to return until January and was on crutches as United beat Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final in Stockholm last month to qualify for the Champions League - a trophy he still hasn't won in his illustrious career.
Indeed, the South American has just 12 months remaining on his current deal, which could force Arsenal to sell Sanchez to avoid losing the forward for nothing next summer. Whether he could make it in boxing however is another matter - his left-right combinations were rather slow and a bit predictable. "He is a class, class player and now he is playing really well".
The Colombian star didn't even make the bench for the Champions League final against Juventus earlier this month. The Mirror are reporting today that Arsenal have now joined Liverpool and Manchester United in the race to sign Rodriguez this summer after Arsene Wenger put the South American on his wanted list.
It is also the first time Real have won both LaLiga and the Champions League in the same season for 59 years. With its third European title in four seasons, coach Zinedine Zidane has re-established Madrid as the premier team on the continent.
James, though, wouldn't concede the Cavs have the Warriors right where they want them. "I think it did a little bit (get out of hand)", Green said of game four. One big reason they switch screens is that so the other three defenders don't have to get involved in the action and can keep passing lanes closed off.
A clerical error on a roster listed Mili as a boy. A girls' soccer team in Nebraska is making a big statement with their haircuts. The tournament's organizer, Lanyard Burgett, told ESPN.com that the disqualification had nothing to do with her appearance, and instead was due to rules infractions about putting some club members on multiple teams.
Crosby, who was widely considered the heir to Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky, silenced any remaining critics by helping his Pittsburgh Penguins become the first team in nearly 20 years to repeat as National Hockey League champions and picked up a second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP as well.
The 30-year-old was criticised for standing leaden-footed in the England goal as two free kicks from Scotland's Leigh Griffiths sailed either side of him into the net in the dramatic end to Saturday's World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park.
And I believe the same thing over here in this tournament and the last one. "The crowd was supporting us and that's why the players were boosted", captain Sarfraz Khan had said after the win against the Proteas. He was justified. In one-day internationals, he's the No. 1-rated batsmen, two teammates are in the top six, they have the top two bowlers, and the team's ranked No.
But their fifth-wicket partnership of 224 - Bangladesh's highest-ever one-day global stand, surpassing the 178 shared by Tamim amd Mushfiqur Rahim against Pakistan at Dhaka in 2015, turned the match on its head. They are the only side to have taken three wickets in the opening ten overs of the tournament, and managed the feat twice - against Australia and at Cardiff , as Southee located delicious late swing after the sun come out.
We'll have to debate that one: Crosby doesn't turn 30 until 8/7/17. The Capitals are expected to undergo changes that could impact the Stanley Cup odds, especially if rumblings about possibly trading superstar Alex Ovechkin come to fruition.
Hornqvist's goal was his fifth of the postseason and came after he collected the puck after Justin Schultz 's wide shot. Nashville challenged the call for goalie interference, but the goal was upheld. Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are a win from becoming the NHL's first team to win consecutive Stanley Cup titles in almost two decades.
He will be assisted by a fellow Singaporean and two officials from Malaysia. Seven countries, including the UAE, had cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last week, accusing the country of funding terrorism and supporting Israel. The run-up to the 2022 World Cup has also seen some controversy regarding thousands of migrant workers used to build the tournament's infrastructure, mostly from Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
As a result, Kerber retains the unwanted record of having won just one match against an opponent in the top 30 all season and her position at the summit of the rankings is increasingly vulnerable. Another significant event of the day was a return to Petra Kvitova - champion of Wimbledon at the end of December a year ago, suffered an armed attack and received serious injuries, his working left hand.
Her parents, Amalija and Victor Knavs, arrived with the family Sunday evening. Melania Trump announced the move with a tweet on Sunday, saying "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home!" It was accompanied with a photograph of the Washington Monument seen from what was apparently the Red Room in the famous building.
LATVIAN Jelena Ostapenko blazed a trail into the French Open final with a 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 victory over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in a battle of the birthday girls yesterday. Logic suggested the steady approach she adopted after losing a topsy-turvy first set in a tiebreak would get the job done for the experienced Swiss, not the white-knuckle rollercoaster tennis Ostapenko was playing.