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Sport Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid
Author: 0 Gareth Bale hoping to help make more history at Real Madrid

I can not explain why we played like we did in the second half. When Juventus enjoyed spells of pressure in the first half, they largely held firm. It is the second time Juve have finished runners-up in the space of three seasons, with Barcelona having beaten them 3-1 in 2015, while they now hold an unenviable record of having lost their last five Champions League finals.

Sport After 2nd Lakers workout, Lonzo Ball may talk with more teams
Author: 0 After 2nd Lakers workout, Lonzo Ball may talk with more teams

The length that Ball possesses will also help to accommodate for his unusual shooting form, which despite some concern, still hasn't been a hindrance to him so far. Ball just had the luxury of being on a better team. He went insane this year. But overall, these two point guards gives the National Basketball Association hope of reigniting the league's most famous rivalry of the Lakers and the Celtics.

Sport McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open
Author: 0 McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

Fowler, 28, made it look easy, rattling off seven birdies in his bogey-free round. They were joined by Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood of England, who each had a 70. Fowler tees off his second round in the afternoon. The cut was at 1-over 145, tying a U.S. Open record set in 1990 at Medinah. OK, this is his first U.S.

Sport Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Author: 0 Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

Fowler only had a one-shot lead over Paul Casey , who started eagle-birdie, and Xander Schauffele, a rookie on the PGA Tour who is playing his first major championship. "I feel fine, I was hacking around in the rough and didn't feel the injury one bit". It allowed just four birdies, to Englishman Paul Casey , Americans Brooks Koepka and Talor Gooch and Australian Wade Ormsby, while 95 golfers carded pars.

Sport South Korea fires head coach Stielike after loss to Qatar
Author: 0 South Korea fires head coach Stielike after loss to Qatar

It was widely expected that Stielike would be sacked after Tuesday's loss to Qatar, which left South Korea clinging to the second automatic qualifying spot in Group A with two games to go. "I'm also in the position to bring results, but couldn't produce what we wanted". The latest defeat came in Doha on Wednesday (AEST) as Qatar - which can not qualify for the tournament in Russian Federation - sprung a surprise, the reversal leaving South Korea only one point ahead of Uzbekistan in third.

Author: 0 Three share lead after two rounds at St Jude Classic

Schwartzel shot a woeful 4-over 74 Saturday, but bounced back with a 4-under 66 in Round 4. Five-times major victor Phil Mickelson is also four back, while former world No.1 Adam Scott trails by five. 10, but he doused his momentum and his chances with a triple bogey at the par-4 12th. "I identified the problem and switched putters, thought about all the things I did as a junior".

Sport McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow
Author: 0 McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow

A money grab that will be a face off between a man in Floyd Mayweather Jr who is aiming to enter another ring of boxing royalty by going 50-0 before, presumably, retiring again and Connor McGregor who sports a record of 0-0-0. And in typical McGregor fashion he poked fun of the undefeated boxer by posting an image of his father. We've all had a couple of days to digest the hype surrounding this summer's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor .

Author: 0 Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

Ronaldo denied the charges and Real backed their player. 43 - Ronaldo has scored three or more goals on 43 occasions in a match at club level, seven of those hat-tricks coming in the Champions League - a record he shares with Lionel Messi .

Sport Wales beat Tonga in rugby Test
Author: 0 Wales beat Tonga in rugby Test

However, attention quickly turned to Gatland's actions over the next 48 hours, with the likelihood being that interim Wales coach Robin McBryde will head to Samoa next Friday without at least one of two players. They led 8-3 at half-time with Cuthbert's try and a penalty by Davies, while Sonatane Takulua kicked a penalty for Tonga . There was intent to play from McBryde's men against a Tonga side that looked there for the taking but they failed to grasp their chances with skills ...

Sport Blimp crashes at US Open
Author: 0 Blimp crashes at US Open

My caddie made a comment on the 9th hole". Golfer Jamie Lovemark was playing the front nine when he looked up and saw the blimp on fire. I didn't know what was going on. "He did have some burns, but that, we're assuming, probably was a huge factor in protecting him", she said. The blimp, provided by aerial advertising firm AirSign, was sponsored by Virginia-based credit union PenFed.

Sport Harry Kane describes his feelings after first match as England captain
Author: 0 Harry Kane describes his feelings after first match as England captain

However, Hampden Park erupted in the 87th minute when Leigh Griffiths curled home a 25-yard free-kick for his first global goal, before lightning struck twice in the final minute of normal time as another set-piece from the Celtic star put Scotland on the brink of a famous Group F victory.

Sport Michael Phelps to 'Race' Great White Shark
Author: 0 Michael Phelps to 'Race' Great White Shark

When you've won 23 gold medals there's really nothing left to do but race a shark . With 23 Olympic gold medals under his belt, USA swimmer Michael Phelps is no slouch when it comes to swimming at great speeds- but can he swim faster than a Great White shark? Discovery is naming a Shark Week program this, although it's worth looking just to make sure that that title isn't for a SyFy feature (with a sequel called Phelpsnado: The Gilding).

Sport LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
Author: 0 LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

I'm more of a 5-on-5 guy", James said . LeBron James told reporters Sunday he's more of a "5-on-5" guy, but said the addition was great for basketball. I'm more of a 5-on-5 guy. I'm not quite sure. "I stay out of the 1-on-1 matchups during our practice, the 2-on-2 and the 3-on-3s". With Magic and LeBron's combination of size and passing ability put together with Jordan's 1-on-1 scoring ability, defense and elite competitiveness, it would be hard for any other threesome to get ...

Author: 0 McGirt starts strong at US Open

Here are five golfers to watch during round two of the U.S. Open, teeing off Friday. Day's opening round included a triple-bogey on the Par-4, 451-yard fourth hole. "I would have snapped your arm off for six under", said the 39-year-old, who chipped in for an eagle on the first and added six birdies and two bogeys.

Sport Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics
Author: 0 Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics

It was stated that if Boston ships the No. 1 pick to IN for George, it is sacrificing a valuable asset for a star player that can abandon the organization after one season. With so many people looking up at the Warriors and Cavs, we can only hope to see some major player on the moves via trades that will give some teams a chance against the powerhouses.

Author: 0 Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

There are decisions that need to be made every single year and you've got to assess the situation as it is. "I love it, I love the group, I love coaching them every day, and this is what I want to do for a long time". "I'll have that mindset, KD's going to have that mindset, I know Dre, Shaun, all the guys that are up for negotiating a new contract". "So I saw these reports, and I'm picturing we're going insane in the locker room and pouring champagne on each other's heads".

Author: 0 Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

The England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Friday morning that the key seamer would play no further part in the tournament. The all-rounder has received a barrage of supportive messages from England team-mates and, as he concentrates on his recovery, he will cheer Eoin Morgan's side on from the sidelines for the rest of the Champions Trophy.

Author: 0 Missed fairways leave McIlroy in rough shape at US Open

If I don't three-putt, I shoot even. He shot 75 and missed the cut. Fowler finds himself one shot ahead of Paul Casey and Xander Schauffele. He hammered a chip from just short of the par-5 14th that led to another three-putt bogey. 2 contributed to Martin Kaymer opening with 65-65 (a U.S. Open record) on his way to an eight-shot victory in 2014. "I showed up for the last six holes at least", joked McIlroy , who was three over par after 12 holes before carding birdies on the fourth, ...

Sport Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

Brian Harman , Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka all put up rounds of 67 in the morning, as well. "Even though it's very disappointing to not be here on the weekend, I think these last two rounds will serve me well going into the summer", McIlroy said.

Sport Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows

As the 117th U.S. Open got going 37 miles northwest of Milwaukee, the American Rickie Fowler quickly grabbed the top of the leader board and spent the sun-rich midday perched there, threatening to become a weekend-long theme. "But I'd rather be remembered for something that's done on Sunday". Former US Open champion Ernie Els chose the 20th anniversary of his last victory in the tournament to remind fans that he is not quite ready to be put out to grass.

Author: 0 Rain delay pushes Tribe, Dodgers game late in Cleveland

Jose Ramirez tied the game in the bottom of the seventh with a solo shot to right field for the equalizer. "I don't want us to be a one-dimensional offense". The Indians will then jet set to Minneapolis for a four-game series with the first-place Twins, whom the team trails by two games in the AL Central.

Sport Former Eagle's View, UF player Austin Maddox called up to Red Sox
Author: 0 Former Eagle's View, UF player Austin Maddox called up to Red Sox

Mookie Betts powered the Red Sox offense, going 4-for-5 with two home runs, three RBIs and four runs scored. Pivetta went past the fifth inning for the first time in his seventh start. RHP Tyler Thornburg will undergo season-ending surgery on Friday for thoracic outlet syndrome. Smith hasn't pitched this year after having Tommy John surgery last season.

Sport Victory parade and rally scheduled for Grand Rapids Griffins
Author: 0 Victory parade and rally scheduled for Grand Rapids Griffins

Grand Rapids - Red Wings fans can celebrate a Cup victory. A sellout crowd of 10,834 picked up its intensity level upon seeing the cup hoisted skyward. Soon after, the Griffins took their first lead of Game 6 thanks to Martin Frk . McKenna went to play the puck and passed directly to Ben Street , who passed to an open Callahan in front for his sixth goal.

Author: 0 SMACK CHECK: Tracking McGregor-Mayweather talk through fight

Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on August 26 . This should be an easy fight and an easy payday for a man who only cares about making money and maintaining his flawless boxing record. "One thing we can get excited for is that we've got Mayweather and McGregor, two of the best trash talkers in the world", Hurst adds.

Author: 0 Rahal rolling as he arrives at Texas off 2 IndyCar wins

The unforgiving animal that is Texas Motor Speedway has a new look for 2017. Will Power led 180 of the 248 laps and won for Team Penske , with his teammate Simon Pagenaud finishing third. Power, who won for the 31st time in his career, said the pack racing experienced by the field was a result of the tires staying good for too long. "There was a bump going into Turn 3 there, and I think - I guess I moved up, and I really have to apologize to Hinch", Kanaan said grimly.

Author: 0 Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

What the Warriors agree on now is they will enjoy celebrating their title. Monday's Game 5 broadcast on ABC generated a total live audience of more than 25,003,000 average viewers, making it the most-watched Game 5 since 1998. For James, already a three-times champion , the loss puts him in rare company as only the fourth player to come up short in five NBA Finals . "I hope I do this for a long time for the Warriors".

Author: 0 650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

Adding the 2017 championship, this made him the first goalie ever to win two Stanley Cups while technically still a rookie. The Nashville fans even hung around to boo the official trophy presentation. "That's not that easy because (coach Mike Sullivan ) likes to roll four lines and you've got to plug a guy in that can play on a regular basis, but hopefully that's what we can do".

Author: 0 Louisville, Pitino await NCAA discipline in escorts case

The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017 , for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. In a highly anticipated report, the Committee on Infractions panel said the school must vacate records from December 2010 to June 2014 that involved ineligible players.

Sport Ranieri new Nantes Coach
Author: 0 Ranieri new Nantes Coach

The well-travelled Ranieri has coached eight different clubs in his homeland, including Juventus, AS Roma, Inter Milan and Napoli, plus Atletico Madrid and Valencia in Spain, Chelsea and Leicester City in England and the Greek national side.

Sport LeBron James throws shade at Draymond Green using joke from 'The Office'
Author: 0 LeBron James throws shade at Draymond Green using joke from 'The Office'

Green said the trash-talk garment was his idea but that Warriors director of coaching Nick U'Ren was the man responsible for taking the idea and executing it. Technically if we are really counting, LeBron James left his team twice, Kevin Durant only did so once. Last year, James wore an "Ultimate Warrior" T-shirt to the Cavaliers' victory parade after he famously led Cleveland back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat Golden State in the Finals.

Sport England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Captain Eoin Morgan made clear after England's emphatic win over Bangladesh that there had been no indication beforehand of the injury Woakes suffered at The Oval. Batsman Travis Head is now above Maxwell in the spinning pecking order and although the 28-year-old wants to bowl, he has not taken the issue up with Smith, nor is he demanding the ball in the field.

Sport Pant, Kuldeep picked for West Indies tour
Author: 0 Pant, Kuldeep picked for West Indies tour

Paceman Jasprit Bumrah is another member of the Champions Trophy squad , who has been rested for the short tour comprising five ODIs and a T20 global. The rest of the team remained unchanged, including the administrative staff, though there has been no clarification as to who would be the head coach of the Indian team .