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Dwayne Allen on showing frustration: 'I know I can play better'


Garoppolo performed admirably, making two starts - both wins - and for the season completing 68.3 percent of his passes for 522 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions. "I'm not really thinking about it too much right now, because there's so much going on with (organized team activities), and training camp is right around the corner. Read More »

Penguins put Predators in Pekka trouble: Arthur

The onslaught carried the Penguins to a 4-1 victory and a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final . "Murray played fantastic for us", Penguins defenseman Ian Cole said. Rinne had another night to forget, now 0-5 all time in Pittsburgh with a.778 save percentage in the series - which is actually an improvement (!) from where it was on Monday. Read More »

I hope Chelsea reward me with new contract -Thibaut Courtois

Wenger was once again critical of those Arsenal fans who have demonstrating against him during matches this season. Asked at the end of his Monday press conference whether there is a presentation at the board meeting, Wenger responded: "The best presentation, watch the game and there can be no doubt". Read More »

Real Madrid target refuses to rule out leaving Chelsea this summer

The Spanish champions are determined to upgrade on Zinedine Zidane's this season's squad regardless of whatever happens in Saturday's (June 3) Champions League Final against Juventus. When asked if he could leave Chelsea , he said: "In football you never know, but at the moment it's not something that's on my mind". Chelsea romped to the Premier League title in Antonio Conte's first season at the helm, making up for a dismal campaign in 2015-16 that saw them finish 10th. Read More »

Nadal reaches French Open quarters

Nadal is looking forward to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event. Serbia's Novak Djokovic slips in his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. Read More »

Crosby scores early, but Penguins lose 4-1

Nashville didn't expect to use him in the Stanley Cup playoffs but had to improvise when top centers Ryan Johansen and Mike Fisher suffered injuries in Game 4 of the Western Conference final against the Ducks on May 18. He hasn't played since Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after taking a slap shot from Subban. By contrast, Pittsburgh has used just five players to score 11 goals. Read More »

Novak Djokovic stunned by Dominic Thiem in French Open quarterfinals

The Serbian was eliminated by Sam Querry at Wimbledon after his 2016 success in France but suffered a first round defeat to Juan Martin del Potro at the Rio Olympics , his first opening round defeat since 2009. Djokovic led 4-2 in what was a brutally physical first set lasting 73 minutes but played a poor game to hand Thiem the break back, serving two double faults. Read More »

Halep reaches semifinals of French Open

I know that I have achieved the biggest heights in this sport, and that memory and that experience gives me enough reason to believe that I can do it again, although I'm aware that I'm not the only one.The world is not spinning only around me. Read More »

America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind


It was unfortunate what happened and we certainly did not need that today, but that's life. Ainslie started slightly ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand but Burling simply picked up the pace to overhaul BAR at more than 40 knots and lead by four seconds at mark one. Read More »

USA, New Zealand record America's Cup wins

Softbank Team Japan head into their semi-final against Artemis Racing as clear underdogs, but their performances so far should give them hope. Holders Oracle and in-form Emirates Team New Zealand tightened their grip on the America's Cup qualifiers on Thursday. Read More »

Sir Ben Ainslie's America's Cup dream still alive after dramatic day's racing

The Kiwis won both races as Land Rover BAR's shore team scrambled to fix their boat. If a boat capsizes, ” he said, “we will ‘black flag the race and award the race to the non-capsized boat”. High winds and intermittent lashing rain made for what four-time Olympic gold medallist Ainslie called "an incredible day of racing". For Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR, day one of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Challenger Playoffs Semi-Finals was disastrous. Read More »

'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

Djokovic , bidding for a seventh consecutive semi-final spot at Roland Garros, squandered two set points in the opener before losing the tiebreak and his game then fell apart. That he departed this time with a surprisingly lopsided 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0 quarterfinal loss to sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria on Wednesday left everyone, including Djokovic, pondering the answers to hard questions. Read More »

Costa claims Conte does not want him at Chelsea anymore

Costa's exit would open up room for Romelu Lukaku's return... Indeed, the 21-year-old has spent the last two seasons on loan with Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach, scoring five times in 61 league appearances during an impressive spell in German football. Read More »

Annie Bothma Set to Compete in NCAA Finals in Oregon


Oregon's Rogers (800), Kentucky's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn (100 hurdles), Arkansas' Lexi Weeks (pole vault), Georgia's Keturah Orji (triple jump), Mississippi's Raven Saunders (shot put) and Georgia's Kendell Williams (heptathlon) are other champs from past year making a return to Eugene. Read More »

International Friendly Report: Spain v Colombia 07 June 2017


But Colombia had already looked risky, with Juan Cuadrado testing Pepe Reina from long-distance and James Rodriguez sending a shot just wide of the post. Iago Aspas and James Rodriguez each came close with clever efforts but it was Cardona who levelled the scores before the break after making the most of some desperate Spain defending. Read More »

Likely Favorite Classic Empire to Miss Belmont With Abscess


The race lost additional intrigue when Belmont favorite, Classic Empire , was pulled out of the Belmont Stakes on Wednesday due to an abscess, per Alicia Wincze Hughes of BloodHorse. Epicharis has strong odds after narrowly finishing in second at the UAE Derby . The newest shooter is Epicharis , who was undefeated in four races in Japan before a nose defeat in the Group 2 U.A.E. Read More »

New Zealand stand in between England, semis spot


England captain Eoin Morgan says his side will show no let-up when they meet Australia in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday. They got the better of New Zealand by 87 runs at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff . "Of course they do - any England-Australia game is a huge game", he said, promising too that the hosts will once again stick to the proactive tactics which have transformed their one-day global fortunes. Read More »

Organizers blame typo, not looks for soccer team's disqualification


As the news spread, USWNT legend Abby Wambach shared Mili's story and spoke up for the 8-year-old with words of encouragement. However, organisers of the Springfield Soccer Club girls tournament have since told Mili and her team that they can not compete because they believe that she is male. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open


Djokovic , who completed a career Grand Slam in Paris previous year but has been struggling with form and confidence since, is also set to play on the showcase court. "I can not believe in the first round we have two ex-champions", she said afterwards. Agassi, who won the French Open in 1999 and retired from professional tennis in 2006, watched Djokovic's match from the player's box. Read More »

AAA 400 Drive for Autism: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Dover

Johnson, who with the win tied his boyhood hero Cale Yarborough for sixth place on the all time list, was particularly excited, sharing a childhood story and holding his Yarborough inspired tribute helmet up to the camera. His number 48 Lowe's Chevrolet had moved up to third by lap 90. The 24-year-old, Johnson predicted, will win many races and become the face of the sport. Read More »

Gallo's 17th homer puts Rangers ahead in 10-8 win over Mets


They dropped to a season-high eight games below.500. DeGrom began the year as a sleeper Cy Young Award candidate and looked the part in April, but his recent production has been more in line with a No. The Mets got back-to-back homers from Curtis Granderson and Travis d'Arnaud, slicing the deficit to two runs. Neil Walker followed with a homer for a 4-3 lead before the next three Mets reached to load the bases, but they could not add another run. Read More »

Mariners lock up shortstop Jean Segura with 5-year deal


Terms of the agreement covering the 2018-2022 seasons were not disclosed but the deal reportedly is worth $70 million, and includes a no-trade clause and a $17 million club option for 2023. Segura is now out with a right high-ankle sprain that could keep him on the DL for up to a month. After a solid first full season with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2013, where Segura batted.294 with 12 home runs and 49 RBIs while being named an All-Star, the Domincan Republic native struggled through 2014 ... Read More »

Simona Halep strolls into French Open quarters


In tennis , the feeling is that players who win a grand slam title usually have to get through at least one hard match during the fortnight. It's obviously something that has affected large parts of Europe. "I don't know how I came back". The self-confessed hot-head said Cahill's decision to walk away and return home to Australia after her Miami meltdown was the wake-up call she needed. Read More »

Red Sox aim for split with Orioles

Although the Red Sox have been better as of late, Boston fans are not going to settle for another first round exit in the playoffs this season similar to a year ago. Seth Smith and Manny Machado each hit solo home runs in the first inning, and starter Alec Asher threw 6 1/3 solid innings as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Friday night. Read More »

Curry: Warriors' defense 'amazing' in NBA Finals

They may have no choice. The Cavs came back from deficits of 2-0 and 3-1 to beat the Warriors a year ago, but that was before Golden State added Durant. Rebounds - C 41 ( James 11), GS 53 (Durant 13). He hadn't reached double figures in points or rebounds this year in the first two games combined. Read More »

Sevilla favourites to sign Chelsea forward Michy Batshuayi?


Chelsea paid £33 million ( BBC ) for Batshuayi last summer but he struggled for playing time scoring just 11 goals and providing three assists in all competitions. "I haven't played a lot, you know, but I managed to scored one of the most important goals". "He's had a great season so it's disappointing for a big player like him to get injured but he's got a good mentality and he's a good professional so I hope he comes back really quick". Read More »

New Zealand capsize in America's Cup semi-final against Great Britain


Burling said the team were still assessing the damage - and the precise cause of the mishap. Britain's Ben Ainslie had got the better of Burling in pre-start manoeuvres, getting a clean run at the start line. Burling said the damage was to the bottom flap, but declined to go into specifics lest he give away design secrets. "Given we're in a playoff against New Zealand , in the first two races, it's obviously not what any of us want, but we're just going to have to deal with it. Read More »

Kristina Mladenovic beats defending champion Garbine Muguruza at French Open

Kristina Mladenovic , buoyed by fervent support of the French faithful, battled past defending champion Garbine Muguruza in three sets on Sunday in Paris . "The crowd today was a little bit obviously tough for me". "But when you go out there, this is something I don't want to think about and just fight with everything I have". Read More »

Rain, lightning turn Coca-Cola 600 into even longer marathon

Dillon drives the legendary No. 3 vehicle, and on Sunday night, his paint scheme was reminiscent of the late, great Kannapolis native Dale Earnhardt's old ride. "We have heard from so many family members who lost loved ones, and while their grief still is raw, they are so honored to see their loss recognized", Landis said. Read More »