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Sport 'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
Author: 0 'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

Ronaldo's double gave him 42 Real goals this season, spearheading the Spanish giants' first LaLiga and European Cup double since 1957-58. I'd promised that, if we won the Champions League and I scored a goal, I'd do it. "That is why he is already the best coach in the world", said the president. Ronaldo scored twice in Real's thrashing of Juventus and also became the first player to score in three Champions League finals.

Author: 0 Crosby doing it all for Pens

We know the Cup will be at Bridgestone Arena on Sunday night... but which team will have the chance to raise it? So do the Predators , who can't get back to Smashville fast enough. I think sometimes people can get fooled by the scores of games, but we don't. "It's nice to have your fans cheering you on and screaming and giving you extra energy, but at the same time, I think maybe we deserved to win one of the first two games and we felt we played good", he said.

Author: 0 Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

But the team still fell short of preventing Golden State on taking a commanding 3-0 series advantage. The Cavaliers stopped Golden State from celebrating and maybe started another comeback. They have thus far swept away the Portland Trailblazers, the Utah Jazz and the San Antonio Spurs in the first three rounds of the playoffs, winning the first four games in each best-of-seven series.

Author: 0 Health of Nashville defenseman Ryan Ellis still in question

Crosby added his third helper on Phil Kessel's first goal of the final. With one more win in which they finish with fewer shots than their opponent, the Penguins will tie their 1990-91 team for most playoff victories with that criteria - the 1990-91 team went 10-4 when outshot and 5-4 when ahead in shots, while the current team is 9-8 and 5-1, respectively.

Sport America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind
Author: 0 America's Cup challenger races postponed due to high wind

The New Zealand crew set off in pursuit but lost control of their catamaran and "pitch-poled" forwards. Down to five crewmen, Artemis eased up. Davies, who was tactician at the last campaign, helmed Team New Zealand's test boats and and training programme while Burling was away from the team, concentrating on his Rio Olympics 49er campaign.

Author: 0 Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

James and Irving combined for 71 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists in Game 4 - two consecutive dominant performances to keep alive the Cavaliers' season. At that time, we did not do a very good job of listening to the P.A announcer, and we did not hear him announce it. Zaza Pachulia's apparent blow to the groin of Shumpert late in the third quarter.

Sport Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers
Author: 0 Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

Ronaldo is on course to win his fifth Ballon d'Or after helping Real Madrid to La Liga and Champions League success and Kane , 23, said the Portuguese forward was a great role model. "It was probably one of the most emotional games ever in my managerial career. When he worked with us for the first time for the under-21s, he wasn't in Tottenham's first team but he had great self-belief even then and he has grown to be an outstanding player".

Sport Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic
Author: 0 Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

Nadal and Carreno Busta have faced off three times with Nadal winning all three matches , with two matches on the red-clay courts of Rio. "He's played fantastic this tournament so far", Murray said of the 32-year-old, the oldest Roland Garros semi-finalist since Jimmy Connors in 1985.

Sport Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain
Author: 0 Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

Buffon has played in three Champions League finals for the Bianconeri, and has been on the losing side on all three occasions, something he wants to rectify before he hangs up his gloves, which is expected to be next season, when he will be 40 years old.

Sport Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'
Author: 0 Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

They were held shot-less, but they also had A LOT to do with that stat. It's Guentzel's playoff-leading 11th goal. The Pittsburgh Penguins came one step closer to repeating as Stanley Cup Champions Wednesday night when they defeated the Nashville Predators by a final score of 4-1.

Author: 0 Artemis skipper takes a dive, avoids disaster

Wow, what a great comeback performance by Artemis Racing . I think the great thing about our team is that we are constantly improving. "It's been an up and down road but it's nice to be hitting a bit of form", Outteridge said. Sir Ben Ainslie vowed to return even stronger after Land Rover BAR were eliminated from the America's Cup in the Challenger semi-final in Bermuda.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Sri Lanka to take on South Africa today

We knew it would be important to have a foundation. There might be a time in the tournament where we might use a different strategy, if we play against a certain opposition or on a certain field. The Proteas captain removed Kusal Mendis by plucking a drive out of the air one-handed, and then expertly dived and threw in one movement to run out Dinesh Chandimal .

Sport Three share PGA St. Jude lead
Author: 0 Three share PGA St. Jude lead

There is still plenty of R2 action to be played but if this lead holds it will be the third career 36-hole lead/co-lead for Reavie, and first since the 2011 John Deere Classic (finished T5). "Hot some days, cold some days". "I felt like I could make any putt out there". Perrine Delacour (62) and Lindy Duncan (65) were one shot back. There's a three-way tie for the lead through two rounds of the PGA's St.

Sport Ostapenko outclasses Wozniacki in Paris
Author: 0 Ostapenko outclasses Wozniacki in Paris

Gabriela Dabrowski, the doubles World No.20, will play her first Slam final alongside Rohan Bopanna in the mixed doubles championship match today. France's Kristina Mladenovic reacts as she plays Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Paris .

Author: 0 Luke Bryan opening Game 6 broadcast from honky-tonk roof

Sidney Crosby (three assists), Evgeni Malkin (one goal, one assist) and Phil Kessel (one goal, two assists) played - and produced - at a level expected of them, a level of which many players are incapable of performing. That goal opened the floodgates to a three-goal period for Pittsburgh and a 6-0 win at home . This was Sidney Crosby ablaze from the opening shift, splitting two Nashville defensemen to draw a penalty and buzzing the post for good measure, as though sounding the alarm that ...

Author: 0 Blowouts more common than close games in Stanley Cup Final

Crosby set up three of the first five Penguins' goals, got into a wrestling match with P.K. Subban that set the stage for Evgeni Malkin's back-breaking goal and also heaved a water bottle onto the ice to protest a slash on teammate Chris Kunitz from Predators' defenceman Mattias Ekholm .

Sport Struggling RHP Masahiro Tanaka pushed back 1 day by Yankees
Author: 0 Struggling RHP Masahiro Tanaka pushed back 1 day by Yankees

Hicks batted.217 with eight homers and 31 RBIs last season, his first in NY. The world bore witness to that poise on Friday night, when Montgomery rebounded from a rough second inning to end up pitching seven strong in the Yankees' eventual 8-2 win over Baltimore.

Sport Sissons could face suspension for match penalty
Author: 0 Sissons could face suspension for match penalty

The Nashville Predators have not faced this situation before in these playoffs. They have slowed down Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw. Nashville Predators forward Colton Sissons could be suspended after receiving a match penalty late in the Predators' 6-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night.

Sport Cubs lose fourth straight game
Author: 0 Cubs lose fourth straight game

With Greg Holland presumably unavailable after his bases-loaded affair on Friday, those runs driven in the ninth were huge. He had to be after putting Ian Happ , Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo on base. I like games like this. Mark had a big day today. So, we'll treat him normally and get him back on the field. But those guys pitched out of jams. Both came home when Heyward singled up the middle, then advanced to second after Blackmon bobbled the ball in center field and threw wide back to ...

Author: 0 Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

India had cause for concern when Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane departed early to leave them 21-2, but 60 from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik's 77-ball 94 - which included eight fours and a maximum - got them back on track. The preparation so far has been satisfying. "You will see us playing to the best of our capabilities". "Obviously it affects the confidence a little bit, but this is a practice game", Hathurusinghe told reporters.

Sport Jesus cut from Brazil squad with eye socket injury
Author: 0 Jesus cut from Brazil squad with eye socket injury

There was nothing malicious in the challenge but the 20-year-old was in some clear discomfort as he fell to the turf following the knock. However, according to Goal , further tests have shown the injury to be worse, ruling Brazil's number nine out of their fixture against Australia on Tuesday.

Sport Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain
Author: 0 Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Woakes, England's most reliable seamer, was rested from that game because of a right quad niggle. "Side strains are a big confidence thing, aren't they?" "He (Woakes) was chomping at the bit to play". The 28-year-old Finn has made 69 one-day worldwide appearances for England and taken 102 wickets at an average of just under 30. Finn makes his return to the side at the back of some good show for the England Lions against South Africa A.

Author: 0 Morgan sees South Africa rout as timely lesson for England

Seamer Mark Wood bowled a sensational last over for England to beat top-ranked South Africa by two runs and win their one-day global series. Any fears that England will saunter into the Champions Trophy in overconfident fashion have at least been allayed following a limp display on a grey bank holiday Monday in which their batsmen produced a collapse of old to gift South Africa a consolation seven-wicket win .

Author: 0 AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal

Sessions, 70, occupies a unique role in Trump's world. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow did not have official contacts with Trump's team during the presidential campaign. "He's in a mess and is blaming anyone around him - Sessions, (White House Counsel Don) McGahn, you name it, depending on the day", the Trump adviser said.

Sport Owen Farrell: Lions must keep working after 'impressive' Crusaders Tour win
Author: 0 Owen Farrell: Lions must keep working after 'impressive' Crusaders Tour win

The Saders" dealing with the "Washing machine' - Head coach Scott Robertson spoke of how Farrell turned his Crusaders team by putting the ball into the corner and how his side struggled to "go up and down and up and down". The tourists had the lion's share both of possession and territory and therefore were able to apply consistent pressure on the home side. Victory "ensured that any talk of an ill-fated tour of New Zealand can be put to bed by triumphing in what looks to be their ...

Sport Injured Sharapova to miss Wimbledon qualifying
Author: 0 Injured Sharapova to miss Wimbledon qualifying

Missing the whole grasscourt season means the 30-year-old Russian will not be ranked high enough for direct entry into the U.S. Open, where officials will have to decide whether to court controversy by offering a wildcard. However, the 2004 Wimbledon champion was granted a wildcard for the grasscourt warm-up tournament in Birmingham, England, which she will also miss.

Sport Marlins star Stanton leaves game after being hit in hand
Author: 0 Marlins star Stanton leaves game after being hit in hand

As Joe Frisaro of MLB.com wrote, known for crushing some of the longest home runs in the game, there's a bit of irony in Stanton's first game, because his first hit was a slow chopper up the middle that second baseman Chase Utley made a barehanded stab at.

Sport By the numbers: Proteas' loss to Pakistan
Author: 0 By the numbers: Proteas' loss to Pakistan

Just three days after suffering a humiliating 124-run defeat by title-holders India , with former skipper Shahid Afridi among those slamming a "clueless" display, Pakistan's return saw them make a mockery of the rankings which had them bottom and South Africa top in this eight-team one-day worldwide tournament.

Sport Denver newspaper fires sportswriter after racially insensitive tweet about Indy 500 victor
Author: 0 Denver newspaper fires sportswriter after racially insensitive tweet about Indy 500 victor

In contrast to Sunday's thrilling win, Sato's last-lap dash to grab the lead from Dario Franchitti in 2012 was the stuff of nightmares, ending with the Japanese driver in a wall. Sato lost a place to Castroneves before picking off Max Chilton for P2 and then sweeping into the lead of the race with six laps remaining. Frei went on to say that he's angry at himself and that there "was no constructive objective in saying it".

Sport Can Apple's HomePod Compete With Amazon's Alexa?
Author: 0 Can Apple's HomePod Compete With Amazon's Alexa?

HomePod is the new wireless speaker from Apple . Similarly, while I expect some improvements to be made to Siri before the HomePod's launch in December of this year, I fully expect it to be the hit-or-miss virtual assistant I have on my iPhone today.

Sport Champions Trophy: Best OPPO Moments from Sri Lanka-South Africa game
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Best OPPO Moments from Sri Lanka-South Africa game

It was Pradeep who accounted for Du Plessis, although he had Chandimal to thank for his fine diving grab to his right at midwicket, while De Villiers rather tamely departed to a top-edged pull. His partnership with du Plessis was the most fruitful of the innings, and the pair hauled South Africa to a position of strength with their quickening 145-run stand.

Sport Zunino's heroics rally Mariners past Twins
Author: 0 Zunino's heroics rally Mariners past Twins

Carlos Ruiz (1) and Kyle Seager (7) also connected on solo home runs to aid the offense, which only mustered five hits on the night. "We talked to (manager Scott Servais ) about how it could be risky to put two catchers in there", Zunino said.

Sport Concerns growing at F1 Mercedes after slump at Monaco GP
Author: 0 Concerns growing at F1 Mercedes after slump at Monaco GP

Head of motorsport Toto Wolff even called the Mercedes auto "a diva" and a "mystery" because of its temperamental and unpredictable nature. Team-mate Valtteri Bottas qualified third but was beaten by both Ferraris and Daniel Ricciardo 's Red Bull in the race, as Hamilton recovered to seventh.