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2-time champ Juan Pablo Montoya under the radar at Indy

Alonso qualified P5 on the 33-car grid for tomorrow's event, an impressive result. "I have to say", Power said, "we were surprised not to have more cars in the top nine". Not even the Super Bowl can achieve those numbers in that moment, live, as an event. Although a strong qualifying run doesn't always guarantee success on race day, Dixon is seemingly well positioned to contend Sunday. Read More »

Returning Button hit with 15-place penalty for engine change


Button , who had not driven a Formula One vehicle for more than six months until he stepped into the cockpit for Thursday practice, had been 12th in final practice. Button is competing in Monte Carlo this weekend as a replacement for Fernando Alonso following the double world champion's exploits at the Indianapolis 500. Read More »

NFL Owners Vote To Remove 75-Man Preseason Roster Cuts; Shorten OT


Though the league could've made an exception to ensure its return to Los Angeles coincides with hosting the game, it's instead chosen Tampa Bay, host of four previous Super Bowls , most recently XLIII, following the 2009 season. The Associated Press also reported that there's no longer a set time limit on the duration of the celebrations . Of those 83 overtime games, 16 of them were still tied after 10 minutes of overtime action ( according to this article ). Read More »

Iwobi celebrates FA Cup triumph with Arsenal


Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey struck to sink the Blues, despite a spirited second half Chelsea performance in which they went down to ten men thanks to the actions of Victor Moses. Chelsea started the second half strongly but their momentum was halted when Moses was given a second yellow card for going to ground under minimal contact from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Read More »

Nadal targets 10th title in French Open generation game

We had organised a family trip during Roland Garros anyway which was planned for a long time. Her best result across the majors came with a runner-up finish at the 2014 Australian Open (losing to Li Na). "That's why I'm very excited for him being here because it's a great opportunity for me to learn, to grow". Djokovic was out on court with 1999 champion Agassi on Friday before the draw ceremony, where he was paired with Spaniard Marcel Granollers . Read More »

Cavaliers beat Celtics 135-102, reach finals

James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cavaliers routed the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title. Plenty of names have been tossed out as potential free agent and trade possibilities - among them Gordon Hayward, Paul Millsap and Paul George - but to get any one of those players the Celtics will have to shell out some considerable money. Read More »

Injured Willett pulls out mid-round at Sawgrass


At least he had company. Or world no. 1-ranked Dustin Johnson's eagle at No. 16 from the rough to salvage an otherwise non-descript round. Only twice did he have par putts longer than 3 feet, and he made them both. The accurate Stanley shot a stress-free 72 to join Holmes at nine-under 207 with one round left in the PGA Tour's flagship event. He was unable to make any more progress, though, carding pars on the last two holes. Read More »

Fisher rejoins Predators at practice, questionable for Final

Yet the Penguins understand there's something else at work too, a resiliency and accountability they lacked while falling to lower-seeded teams every year from 2010-14. He finally became a regular on the Nashville roster just this year, but was riding the bench as recently as three months ago. He will turn 33 before he plays his next game . Read More »

Neymar equals Puskas' record in Copa final


There was still enough injury time for Barca's Paco Alcacer to take another brilliant pass from Messi, get around Alaves goalkeeper Fernando Pacheco to score and make it 3-1 at halftime and 3-1. He celebrated by waving his winner's trophy and singing the club's anthem in front of the Barcelona fans who traveled to the final in Madrid. Lionel Messi also levelled a record, becoming the first player since Athletic Bilbao's Telmo Zarra, in 1950, to score in four different Copa ... Read More »

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd up to Ed Woodward - Mourinho

Fresh from his Europa Cup win, Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho is in Monaco to watch F1 and reveals he doesn't care about football on his time off. "Ed Woodward knows since March who I want, what I want how much I want". "So now it's up to him and the owners". Mourinho will do well to match Ferguson's European record at the club, he delivered two Champions League titles, the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and the UEFA Super Cup during his reign at Old Trafford. Read More »

LeBron James misses open dunk in Game 4 vs. Celtics

There's notably also another superstar on Golden State's already-loaded roster. Golden State led the league with 67 wins this season and is a staggering 27-1 in its last 28 games - including a ideal 12-0 in the Western Conference playoffs, the first time a team has gone this deep into an National Basketball Association postseason without losing. Read More »

Penguins Sizing Up: Senators goaltender Craig Anderson

Exactly one year after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 to advance to the Stanley Cup Final , the Penguins have the opportunity to repeat history. "Whatever it takes. I think you've got to be prepared for anything, stay in the moment as best you can", Anderson said . "You crash sometime in November, December or January", said former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma , who led the Penguins to a Stanley Cup in 2009. Read More »

Korea responds to presumed vessel hijacking off Somalia


The vessel, which had a crew of South Koreans and foreigners, lost contact after relaying that "something is following the back of the ship", according to an official from the Defense Ministry . A resurgence of piracy has occurred recently in the waters off of Somalia after years of inactivity. Somali pirates began staging attacks in 2005, seriously disrupting a major worldwide shipping route and costing the global economy billions of dollars a year. Read More »

"Let Me Enjoy The Night"- Arsene Wenger Handles BBC Probing With Class


Diego Costa revived Chelsea's hopes of a repeat of their league and FA Cup double in 2010 when Arsenal keeper David Ospina failed to keep out his deflected shot with 14 minutes left. Refereeing mistakes can happen but I've seen a lot of them against us this season. Referee Anthony Taylor then issued a second yellow card, but Chelsea came back with Costa firing a low effort past Ospina. Read More »

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas says hip surgery not top option

Fortunately, it looks as though Thomas may not have to go under the knife. "Eastern Conference finals, that's the biggest stage I've ever been on", Thomas said at the team's practice facility in Waltham, Massachusetts. They had an All-NBA player and others who might show up on various other awards lists. And. that's it: Those were the only three times in major American sports that two franchises played each other in back-to-back-to-back championships before this year. Read More »

Dick's Sporting Goods slipped again and sold Cavs NBA Finals merchandise early

Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points despite playing on a tender ankle, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the NBA Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals . Read More »

Kerber hoping to avoid early exit at Roland Garros

During her last tournament appearance on May 17th in Rome, Kerber struggled with her thigh and was eliminated by 21-year-old qualifier Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, 6-4, 6-0 . "But the excitement is still there, even if things haven't gone my way". So frankly, being able to play past tomorrow will obviously be a big victory for her in Paris . Read More »

This player won't be at Man United next season

In the twenty-first century, he set the record for goals scored in the European Major Tournament as the third player of France.Before that, the legendary Zinedine Zidane (2002) and Kevin Gamiero (2016), are the two most successful footballers. Read More »

'Threematch' at hand for Cavaliers and Warriors

Yes, the Cleveland Cavaliers are great and on a roll nearly as sweet as Golden State's , but to even slightly dismiss the Warriors is an obvious case of Eastern time zone bias or James Mania. "We match up well with them and I think they'd say the same about us". "We have to be ready for the challenge". For James, the Finals are an annual rite. Read More »

Antonio Conte hails Chelsea stalwart John Terry

In this case I am very angry with him. For this reason, for me and our fans, every single player must be a king and I must be pleased to have this kind of player'. "Hopefully we will get back some injured players". "People expected, because we had won the league, it was going to be a nothing game". That is the next target for Terry, who expects an emotional conclusion to his Chelsea career. Read More »

Kevin Love doesn't think Cavaliers are underdogs

For a brief moment there, it looked like the Warriors weren't infallible. Overall, the NBA Finals is a breeding ground for low-scoring basketball. Durant wasn't around when the Cavaliers-Warriors rivalry started, but for the sake of his legacy, he better do all that he can to end it. "I've gotta do what's best for me in the long run, what's best for my body", Thomas said. Read More »

Hall of Fame pitcher, Congressman Bunning dies

Staunchly conservative, Bunning served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987 until until 1999 when he became a U.S. Senator. "I have been booed by 60,000 fans at Yankee Stadium, standing alone at the pitcher's mound, so I have never really cared if I stood alone here in Congress as long as I stood by my beliefs and my values", Bunning said in his farewell speech on the Senate floor in 2010. Read More »

Shkodran Mustafi doubtful for FA Cup final with suspected concussion


Wenger previously admitted the uncertainty over his future had contributed to their struggles but he batted away further questions about a new contract on Wednesday. Wenger will be forced to field a makeshift defence against Chelsea in the FA Cup final next weekend after Laurent Koscielny was sent off and Gabriel was stretchered away injured. Read More »

Arsenal claims FA Cup to deny Premier League champ Chelsea a double

Ramsey stooped to head home a sublime Olivier Giroud centre to give Wenger his seventh FA Cup success and ensure Arsenal won the competition for a record 13th time . Aaron Ramsey, who scored his second FA Cup-winning goal having also secured the trophy in 2014 against Hull City, said he wants Wenger to continue in charge, praising his switch to a three-man defence which enabled Arsenal to finish the season strongly. Read More »

Ritchie strikes again as Ducks even series with Predators


It was 39 seconds into the second period when Johansen temporarily lost his man at the side of the net, allowing Silfverberg to tie the game with his ninth goal of the playoffs. You just didn't expect it after the Predators had built a 2-0 lead in the first 18 minutes of Sunday's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Ducks. Read More »

All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field


Alonso has never raced on an oval, never raced an Indy vehicle and hasn't done a rolling start in 20 years - and that was in a go-kart. According to Vegas Insider , Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson and Martin Truex, Jr. The race took more than 3 hours, 43 minutes to run because of all the cautions, the longest race by time since Jimmy Bryan won in just over 3:44 in 1958. Read More »

Celtics Eliminated From Playoffs Following Game 5 Loss to Cleveland

James promptly knocked down two more three-pointers before the end of the third period. James was the game's top scorer, in a game where the Cavaliers never trailed. James told a press conference, posted by NBA TV on Twitter: "I wear the number because of Mike". Boston was still without the injured Isaiah Thomas and relied on Avery Bradley (23 points) to carry the offense in defeat. Read More »

Arsenal win English FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1


I think that this goal (should have been) disallowed because there is a clear handball". He is now promising more clarity soon, following Arsenal's FA Cup triumph. The Twitter account also shared a handwritten letter by the 34-year-old royal, which said, 'We will never fear coming together to celebrate all that unites us. Read More »

Chelsea - The Emirates FA Cup Football - 27 May 2017


Mesut Ozil could've put it to bed but hit the post, however, Arsenal got over the line to set a new FA Cup benchmark. Wenger became the competition's most successful manager with a seventh title in his 21-year reign, triumphs that have papered over some of the cracks as Arsenal has repeatedly come up short in the Premier League and Champions League. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas won't make surgery decision until swelling goes down

In 2016, after Blatt was sacked mid-season, the Finals match-up was Kerr vs. Tyronn Lue. Thomas, and the rest of the Eastern Conference, has had to sit by and helplessly watch as LeBron James has stormed to the NBA Finals with the conference's bid for each of the previous seven seasons. Read More »