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Takuma Sato wins Indy 500

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Hopefully the crowd enjoyed it. Castroneves' No. 3 Shell Fuel Rewards Team Penske Chevrolet had to overcome a career-worst 19th starting position at the Indy 500, avoid a major crash by speeding underneath Scott Dixon's airborne vehicle, then bounce back from a drive-through penalty for jumping a restart to set up the showdown with Sato . Read More »

NBA Finals: Warriors vs. Cavaliers for Third Straight Year

Rich Hill, who got pounded against the Cards last time , goes again in the Memorial Day opener. Instead the book darts around - in the same way Curry dances around the perimeter against confused defenders and ventures into the lane before dribbling back out for another three-point attempt - dropping in and out of Curry's life, from his Golden State dominance to his younger days in North Carolina, to his emergence in college and back again to the pros. Read More »

Zidane: I have the Real Madrid 'DNA'

The FAW added that "delivering a safe, secure and memorable event for all stakeholders, in particular the teams and the spectators, has always been the primary objective for both the Cardiff 2017 Local Organising Committee and UEFA". LUKA MODRIC: The hard-working midfielder endured a series of injuries that kept him from playing as much as in previous seasons, including a left-knee ailment that required arthroscopic surgery in December. Read More »

Ronda Rousey Set For ABC's Battle of the Network Stars

Rousey will be a team captain opposite former National Football League star Demarcus Ware, coaching a cast of rotating celebrities in several different sporting events in the revamped "Battle of Network Stars" starting on June 29. Ronda Rousey seems to be keeping busy outside the Octagon. A comeback effort this past December at UFC 207 resulted in another blowout defeat against current champ Amanda Nunes. Read More »

Oxlade Surprised Moses Was Sent Off In Cup Final

The former Germany global was ruled out of the first half of the season through injury, and was then unable to regain a place in the side until the final 38 minutes of the Premier League campaign. "But when a game starts, you support your team". " For me, just honestly, genuinely and everyone keeps asking me and no-one believes me when I say that I've not got anything sorted ", he said. Read More »

NBA Finals: The Warriors aren't the only team that has improved

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The website fivethirtyeight.com, which analyzes sports leagues and political races, gives the Cavs between a 10 percent (using advanced algorithms) and 13 percent (simple algorithms) chance to win the title. Warriors 2017 NBA Finals scheduleEven if the NBA's top two teams have steamrolled their way right to the place everybody figured they'd be when the season started all those months ago. Read More »

Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

En route the French Open , Nadal won his 10th Monte-Carlo Masters title, his 10th Barcelona Open and his fifth Madrid Open Masters championship. "But what I was very impressed about was his honesty and transparency and willingness to share his life's experience that one human being goes through". Read More »

Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

Elsewhere, Novak Djokovic got his campaign off to a winning start with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Marcel Granollers of Spain. Under a hot sun, Djokovic was in a joyful mood on the showcase Philippe Chatrier court. "After that I made the break straight and then finished a close set, then it was a little bit less hard", he added. Muguruza was far too lively for Schiavone as she dismantled the 2010 Roland Garros champion - winning 6-2, 6-4. Read More »

German talent Zverev eliminated from interrupted first round at Roland Garros

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Rome I played well, I won the tournament. Tuesday's match was Del Potro's first on the Paris clay since 2012, when he lost in the quarter-finals to Roger Federer . Afterward, Lokoli said he wasn't being a sore loser but rather that he didn't want to shake because he thought Klizan was faking an injury during the match and was generally "disrespectful". Read More »

Lue faces challenge in stopping Warriors

Following a stunning Game 3 loss at home to the Isaiah Thomas-less Boston squad, Irving stepped up in Game 4 and led the Cavs to a 3-1 series lead in a game that WFNY's Scott Sargent called the "Kyrie Irving Game" . "This is a high-powered team ". Then again, if Parish and Scott are the two weakest links in this top seven, this year beats them. And, he couldn't forget about playing the legendary Big three that played for the Boston Celtics . Read More »

Family affair: Dillon brings iconic No. 3 to victory lane

Earnhardt also was asked about what it meant to have the No. 3 auto back in Victory Lane after Austin Dillon scored his first career Monster Energy Series win. Considering the way Earnhardt Jr.'s year has been going and his miserable performance in last week's All-Star Race, it's no surprise he'll take Sunday's run in NASCAR's longest race. Read More »

Mike Trout sprains thumb on headfirst slide; Angels say X-rays negative

If I wake up tomorrow and it feels better, we'll see how it goes". The outfielder was scheduled for an MRI back in California before the series opener vs. It was Maldonado's fourth homer of the season and his second in this series. St. Louis got back into it on homers from Jedd Gyorko and Greg Garcia in the sixth. Read More »

Takuma Sato Wins Indy 500 as Alonso Retires from Engine Failure

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But in a familiar scenario, the Honda driven by Alonso did not hold up. Fernando Alonso - along with ex-F1 driver and last year's Indy 500 victor Alexander Rossi - were front-runners throughout, but the McLaren driver's engine failed whilst running in seventh place with 21 laps to go. Read More »

Kerr not well yet, hasn't ruled himself out of Game 1

He became a two-time MVP by playing with style and confidence, and there's no reason to change that just because of one mistake. Golden State shot 44 percent against the Cavs in the 2015 Finals , 43 percent last season. "We don't know yet", said James. "With Kyrie, his versatility to score from all three levels (drive, mid-range pull-up and long distance), plus his ability to go either direction with his dribble, it makes it tough. Read More »

Tony Adams calls on Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal

He met with majority owner Stan Kroenke on Monday to determine his future with the club's board being notified at a meeting on Tuesday, according to the BBC . But Lineker has questioned that decision, saying Arsenal are a lot further behind their Premier League rivals than people think. Wenger's deal at Emirates Stadium is due to expire this summer and speculation over his future has been rife in the final months of the 2016-17 season. Read More »

Formula One: Monaco misery for Hamilton

The Finn returned to the track in backmarker traffic and lost time to Vettel , who Ferrari kept out on track at the front of the field in clear air. " Ferrari seems to work everywhere, so these next 14 races will be very very hard", he said. "Twenty five points is a long way away and it is hard just to get to six points and be within firing range, but bit by bit we will try and chip away at it". Read More »

Derek Carr won't talk contract after camp starts

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However, Carr told reporters on May 22 that he has " complete faith " a deal will get done within his preferred time frame, according to the Fresno Bee's Anthony Galaviz . "So I look forward to hitting the bed and going back to it", Carr said after today's Organized Team Activities. " Khalil [Mack ] had to answer questions on it on like Sportscenter the other day and that bugs the heck out of me". Read More »

Why Arsenal simply MUST keep our top stars at the club!

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Some fans had been hoping that they would be given the option to opt out of Europa League fixtures altogether, but that is not the case. LIAM BRADY HAS once again underlined his unwavering support for Arsene Wenger amid calls for the Arsenal manager to step down after two decades in the job. Read More »

Blues Legend: Chelsea Must Do This To Retain Premier League Title

A 2-1 defeat to Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup final denied Chelsea the chance to win the double, but with their season now over, attention is already turning to the upcoming transfer window as Conte draws up a shortlist of targets. The stunt was signed off by Sunderland manager David Moyes and revealed to have been Terry's own idea, but that brought plenty of criticism, with the Chelsea captain facing accusations of reducing the importance of the game and attempting to feed his own ego ... Read More »

Sharapova's popularity doesn't earn a French Open wild card — Sports Briefly

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However, last week she lost in the second round to Eugenie Bouchard , and yesterday she was forced to retire in the deciding set of her second-round match in Rome, at a break up, against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni. She also made clear that she agreed with Giudicelli, calling the decision to deny the wild card "brave" because of Sharapova's popularity. The French Open begins May 28. Read More »

Harry Kane on course for the Golden Boot

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We took a big risk on Dele Alli and now he is a massive player, one of the most important in England . If I could have another season like this then hopefully I can get there. "I'm sure Lukaku wasn't too happy, but there's one game to go and I'm sure he'll be determined to try to score a hat-trick on Sunday". With 83 points, Tottenham has surpassed Leicester's title-winning total of 81 from a year ago. Read More »

Illini dismiss 3 players arrested for burglary

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IL football players, from left, Darta Lee , Zarrian Holcombe and Howard Watkins during arraignment at the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Thursday May 11, 2017. The players have said they were pulling a prank on the man, who recognized one of them by voice. All three players were arrested earlier this month on the felony counts. Read More »

Arsenal on verge of making Wenger announcement, key demand made

The goalkeeper, however, tried to adopt a positive approach and said the Chelsea players will try harder to win the FA Cup next year. The most important thing is the team didn't win. "Maybe now we're a bit sad, but we shouldn't forget the awesome season we've had being (Premier League) champions", Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said. Read More »

Adams: Wenger is 'addicted' to Arsenal

The board are set to meet on Tuesday (Wednesday AEST), with an announcement due to be made this week. Chelsea stepped up attack in the second half but their effort suffers a heavy blow in the 68th minute, when Victor Moses was sent off for getting his second yellow card for diving. Read More »

Manchester United Midfielder Paul Pogba Visits Mecca

Manchester United midfielder and practising Muslim Paul Pogba has made a decision to take some time off and head to the Holy Land to find solace. Pogba posted a clip of him at the holy site and images with the captions "most handsome thing I've seen in my life" and "happy Ramadan". Read More »

Arsene Wenger to stay: How fans of Arsenal's rivals reacted

Having failed to qualify for a Champions League place for the first time since 1996, the pressure on Wenger's future undoubtedly increased with the Frenchman previously admitting that the continuing uncertainty led to an "absolutely horrendous" environment at the club this season and contributed to their fifth place finish in the Premier League. Read More »

Langer has 2-shot lead at Senior PGA on Trump course

Langer said he fulfilled one of his important goals when joining PGA Tour Champions, and now he's adding to his legend by continuing his dominance just shy of 60.Singh tried to overpower Trump National as he had the first three days, but Langer used his guile to maintain a share of the lead. Read More »

Imperious Nadal chasing French Open decima

Tuesday's highlights at Roland Garros include (9) Alexander Zverev vs. Fernando "Hot Sauce" Verdasco (tied at one-set all to finish), (1) Andy Murray vs. Croatian Marin Cilic, the seventh-seed, beat Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-3 6-3 6-3. The post French Open: Nadal, Djokovic Progress appeared first on SIGNAL . Read More »

John Terry: Chelsea captain 'could not care less' over substitution controversy

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Like his players, he would rather have an FA Cup or any other team silverware than another individual trinket for himself. I'm talking about motivation, the right fire in our soul and our hearts. It was 1-1 then. Chelsea responded by battering the beleaguered Sunderland goal, finishing with five - from Willian, Eden Hazard , Pedro and two by Michy Batshuayi in the dying minutes. Read More »

Celtics win National Basketball Association draft lottery

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The Nets had moderate success in 2013-14, but the experiment resulted in just two playoff appearances before the plug was pulled. The second-year point guard could likely be replaced by either Lonzo Ball or Markelle Fultz , the two highly touted floor generals that headline this year's draft class. Read More »

There was no need for BCCI to meet PCB: Goel

The government was forced to make its stand clear to quell any thoughts the BCCI may have had of fostering cricket ties in a diplomatic gesture at its meeting with the Pakistani board in Dubai. The cricket boards of both the countries have been trying to organize a cricket series between the India and Pakistan over the last few years. Goel insisted that India can not play bilateral series against Pakistan untill terrorism comes to an end. Read More »

Chicago Bears waive Connor Shaw

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The Bears waived wide receiver Jhajuan Seales instead. Players like Rueben Randle , Markus Wheaton , and Cruz are talented and have shown their talents, but each is dealing with injury. Heading forward - or at least for the 2017 season - it'll be Mike Glennon under center for Chicago, which is off a 3-13 season. Shaw was re-signed to the Bears' roster on March 30, and was assumed to play a part in the Bears' quarterback depth competition. Read More »