Amla became Roland-Jones' first global scalp in the 16th over but any thought of a Proteas slump was quickly ended by JP Duminy and AB de Villiers - the pair seeing South Africa home with plenty of time to spare. Bairstow was joined by Roland-Jones, however, and steered England into three figures and himself to 50 with a sweep off Maharaj for his eighth boundary, but he was soon stumped on the charge as the slow left-armer found a touch of spin.
AB de Villiers and JP Duminy combined well to ensure a win for South Africa . Eoin Morgan admitted England may have to learn to temper their gung-ho batting approach when the match situation dictates after a dramatic collapse on the eve of the Champions Trophy .
There's no hurry. But, I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again . Last week, he told USA Today that his goal after his April back-fusion surgery is to revive his career. Woods, once widely expected to surpass Jack Nicklaus's record of 18 major championships, hasn't won a grand slam title since the 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines.
Faheem Ashraf scored 64 off only 30 balls while Hasan Ali made 27 off 15. Ahmad Shehzad and Mohammad Hafeez also contributed to the team's score with knocks of 44 and 49 respectively. Junaid Khan was the pick of the bowlers for Pakistan as he picked up four wickets for 73 runs from nine overs. One side of the ground was especially short to protect the best surfaces for matches of the tournament proper.
ET on ABC . Of the 30 National Basketball Association teams that compete during the regular season, 16 teams , eight in the Eastern Conference and eight in the Western Conference, participate in the post-season playoffs leading up to the Finals.
Djokovic will face Joao Sousa in the second round. "If I feel fresh and energized and excited to play for a week", he said, "that's when I do my best". Trading baseline rallies, they exchanged breaks to leave Paire leading 4-3. Karolina Pliskova didn't enjoy a fruitful clay-court swing but the Czech is - unlike some of her seeded colleagues - healthy and the second-seed dispatched China's Zheng Saisai 7-5 6-2.
He was booked into the Palm Beach County jail at 7:18 a.m.,. The golfer has been living on Jupiter Island since 2006 after buying a $40 million estate there, The New York Times reported . Plans to compete at Augusta in April - on the 20th anniversary of his first Masters win - had to be abandoned. "That shows the effect nerve pain can have", Woods wrote.
It just wasn't Fernando Alonso . At the end of a long, bloody battle that sliced numerous favorites from the race and saw a whopping 35 lead changes, veteran IndyCar driver Takuma Sato grabbed the honor of dousing himself in milk at the 2017 Indianapolis 500 , battling off rival Helio Castroneves in the final minutes of the race to grab a victory few saw coming at the start of the day.
Dortmund secured a third-place finish in the Bundesliga, meaning they go straight into the group stage, while CSKA Moscow finished above Zenit in second place in the Russian Premier League, meaning Liverpool are among the top five ranked sides in the play-off round.
The only difference was that the Preds were the beneficiaries of that situation. "Ready to rock. Excited about Game 1". "Here we are just one day away". The Predators will take the ice in Nashville on Saturday for Game 3. The Pens are in the unique position that some of their depth players are still considered big names, like Nick Bonino and Carl Hagelin .
Indeed, an injury to Gabriel, red card for Laurent Koscielny and illness for Shkodran Mustafi created his opportunity, which he took at Wembley. "We had three centre-backs out for this game". Fabregas was unhappy at being left out of the starting line-up for the FA Cup final, while talks over extending Matic's contract have run into an impasse.
Djokovic, who completed a career Grand Slam in Paris previous year but has been struggling with form and confidence since, was watched by new coach Andre Agassi as he begins his bid to become the first man in the Open era - and only the third in history - to win each of the Grand Slams twice.
Ferguson, who managed United through a golden era from 1986 to 2013 which saw them win the Champions League twice among many other trophies, told Sky Sports that Manchester was a resilient city. There were songs and cheers in Manchester along with a somber undercurrent because, as one man told the BBC , "I think everyone's thinking about the same things".
It's similar to the success this core experienced a season earlier, when Kerr missed 43 games and Luke Walton, maintaining that laid-back Kerr culture, guided the team to a 39-4 record. He has spoken to the team in the locker room before, during and after games. He is waiting until he feels fully confident he can stay with the team, and that may not be during these Finals.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love , top, shoots over Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) and center Al Horford during the first half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, . Meanwhile, J.R. Smith and Kyle Korver helped spread out Boston's defenders by connecting on several wide-open scoring opportunities. In Game 5 he scored nine points, grabbed 11 rebounds and gave out six assists while in Game 7 he went for 13 points, six ...
Mesut Ozil couldn't resist a dig at the many football "experts" who predicted Arsenal would lose the FA Cup final. I love to build, I love to get people going and I love what I do. It was maybe one per cent. Ninety-nine per cent of our fans are absolutely fantastic. The Frenchman has been the subject of a number of protests this season, as well as having planes flown over stadiums calling for him to call time on his reign as Gunners boss.
Love wasn't referring to anyone specifically, although there was much to draw from in last year's NBA Finals . If the Cavaliers advance, James would be making a seventh consecutive trip to the NBA Finals . Leading the series 3-1, the Cavaliers can secure a Finals rubber match against the Warriors with a win at the Garden. "We have to go there with a bunker mentality", James said.
Missing just one green in regulation and two fairways in the final round, Langer outlasted fellow World Golf Hall of Famer Vijay Singh by one stroke to claim the only major on the Champions Tour that had eluded him. "I found a way now that I feel reasonably comfortable most of the time, not always", Langer said. Singh missed another fairway and two-putted for par.
During the scrum, a Whitecaps player ran in and threw a ball into the crowd of players. The Dragons earned a split of the four-game series with the win and climbed to within one game of the first place Whitecaps in the Midwest League East Division standings.
After the Cleveland Cavaliers star sunk a three-point basket with 2:40 left in the third quarter of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, James stuck one finger in the air as he ran down the court, knowing he just made history. I respect how Hornets owner Jordan steers clear of the subject. Act III in this trilogy is overloaded with story lines, with the biggest being whether James and Co.
However, Mourinho wouldn't be drawn on all that following Wednesday's 2-0 win in Stockholm. It's right to say we want to qualify for the Champions League, but you know, you want to go try and win that trophy. The former Chelsea boss was asked if United will sign Griezmann from Atletico Madrid this summer, but handled the question expertly. According to the Sunday Express , Man United are ready to commit themselves to a long term future with Mourinho.
Both teams have done more than just been playoff contending over their past few seasons. Only 19 Finals have gone to a seventh game, and only five in the last 30 years. "And I saw Draymond said [Friday] night, he just talked about just two great teams ". "For that team to be that young and to get to the Eastern Conference Finals and be No.
Facing them in real match time will mean good preparation ahead of the marquee clash against Pakistan , next Sunday. Under the leadership of MS Dhoni, India won the last Champions Trophy event in 2013 and Kohli is relishing the opportunity to lead his country to similar success this summer.
But what's notable from the vote is that campaigning against Canada's agricultural supply management system is what almost-surely cost Bernier the win. "I thought I could win the leadership but not win the election", said O'Leary. Scheer has vowed to eliminate the shortfall in two years, without giving many details.
Golden State went on to win the next three games by 36, 12, and 14 points to advance to their third straight NBA Championship series. LeBron James passed Michael Jordan to move to first on the all-time NBA Playoff scoring list, and Richard Jefferson says that, by the time he's done, it will be among the most untouchable records in sports .
The Serbian star will be defending his title at Roland Garros in a week's time and has chosen 1999 French Open victor Agassi as his coach. Djokovic , who turns 30 tomorrow, seemingly had the world at his feet following his triumph in Paris a year ago, where he completed the Career Grand Slam and became the first man since 1969 to hold all four major titles, though he has by his standards struggled since then and will be hoping that Agassi can help him rediscover his best form.
When Boserup threatened to pull back from 3-0 to 3-2 in the opening set, Kvitova roared and pumped her fist when she saved a break point. PARIS (AP) - Sweat-soaked and still wearing her match outfit, Petra Kvitova was looking for someone to hug as she wandered into the players' lounge in the French Open's main stadium shortly after leaving the court Sunday.
The 2012 American League Cy Young Award victor also set a single-season Red Sox record for most strikeouts by a left-handed pitcher (228), becoming the club's first pitcher to lead the majors in innings since Roger Clemens did so in 1991.
Australia and New Zealand will relive the Tasmanian rivalry in Birmingham on June 2 and a day later India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-voltage match. I think that's the biggest challenge in Champions Trophy and something that all the players love playing for sure. I will regard them as the two strongest pillars of the team.
Kisner told Sky Sports: "I'm just honoured to be the champion here and to come back every year and see my name on that wall is going to be something special". Curtis Luck finished T34 to make his second cheque on the PGA Tour since turning pro last month. Lee Westwood (72) and overnight co-leader Francesco Molinari (74) are a further two shots back.
Considering the magnitude of this game, especially if the Penguins had lost, Murray played with poise, but admitted there are some challenges when jumping into the pressure of the playoffs after a layoff. "It's a fortunate bounce". Just a few moments into the contest, Murray showed that he was dialed in enough to get the job done once again. I thought he was tracking the puck extremely well.
The Maryland men's lacrosse team's 42-year national championship drought ended at approximately 3:16 p.m. on Monday afternoon, with the Terrapins celebrating their 9-6 title game win over Ohio State with a mosh pit in the south end zone of Gillette Stadium.
The American succumbed to injuries five days after he got involved in a collision with a vehicle while cycling on the Riviera di Rimini last Wednesday (May 17). We'll miss you mate! Hayden was training on the Rimini coast following a motorcycle race at nearby Imola when he was reportedly hit by a 30-year-old driving a Peugeot last Wednesday.
Who will be the best player in the series? "The best team in our league the last three years", James said of the Warriors. For the sixth time, James enters the Finals as an underdog, hardly a role he's accustomed to before June. Cavaliers jumped to a quick 14-5 lead and were up 43-27 after the first quarter - posting a franchise record for points in a quarter of a playoff game.
Per Mertesacker said the uncertainty around Arsene Wenger's future is no excuse for Arsenal's underwhelming performances this term. Sanchez is an injury doubt for Saturday after limping off in the final Premier League game of the season, Sunday's 3-1 victory over Everton , with a thigh problem.
Well, with confirmation that Manchester United will travel to Dublin to take on Italian outfit Sampdoria at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, August 2, Mourinho's men are facing the prospect of playing eight pre-season matches before the Premier League campaign even starts on the weekend of 12 August 2017.
However, not to be left on the side of the road in despair, the 76ers managed to climb their way into 3rd thanks to a trade with the Sacramento Kings and the Lakers managed to keep their top 3 protected pick that could have gone to Philly.
On a TPC Sawgrass course where anything can go wrong without notice, Kim was the only player to go bogey-free Sunday and closed with 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in golf's biggest tournament this side of the majors. Former world No1 Rory McIlroy ended with a double bogey for a final round 75, which left him two-over for the tournament and tied 35th, a shot clear of English duo Tommy Fleetwood and Tyrrell Hatton.
Players began reporting for training in Denver on Sunday, ahead of next Saturday's exhibition game with Venezuela in suburban Salt Lake City. The United States open their slate at Rio Tinto Stadium where they'll host Venezuela on June before taking on Trinidad and Tobago at Dick's Sporting Goods Park five days later in the first of two 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.
With five more points, James would become the first player in National Basketball Association history to score 6,000 points in the playoffs. Kevin Love had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Deron Williams added 14 points in 17 minutes off the bench in the win that made Cleveland 12-1 in the postseason.
Chelsea went on to lose the FA Cup final as Arsenal denied the Premier League champions a double with a 2-1 victory at Wembley. Wenger revealed after the game that the Arsenal board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, with his future expected to be decided.
Andy Murray's form is not a cause for great concern yet but that would change if it carried on through Wimbledon, according to the Scot's former coach Mark Petchey. They are in the same half of the draw. PARIS Rafa Nadal responded to his billing by French Open tournament director Guy Forget as the greatest claycourter in history by brushing aside Benoit Paire 6-1 6-4 6-1 on Monday, launching his bid for a 10th title on the Paris clay.
Cleveland Cavaliers set up their third straight NBA Finals appearance against Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over Boston Celtics . Among the active players near the top, Tony Parker (4,012) is ninth, Dwyane Wade (3,871) 11th, Dirk Nowitzki (3,663) 15th and Kevin Durant (2,872) 28th.
Cespedes, 31, also played six innings in left field before being replaced. Should his recovery proceed without further incident, Cespedes's return will be most welcome, even if offense has not been the Mets' most pressing issue this season.
Lionel Messi was in devilish form as Barcelona gave coach Luis Enrique a victorious send-off by beating Alaves 3-1 to retain the Copa del Rey on Saturday. And Alaves were left wondering what might have been had they gone ahead when Ibai Gomez's effort came back off the post, ricocheted off the back of Barca 'keeper Jasper Cillessen but somehow squirmed along the goal line and not into the net on 27 minutes.
In the 2016 NBA Finals, the NBA regular season record smashing Warriors took on a healthy Cavaliers team who looked like true underdogs in the series. I feel like this: If my 76ers had the chance, I'd like to see them do a 50's Celtics and just be in the finals year after year. With 2:44 left, the remaining Boston fans began a "Let's Go Celtics " chant that kept going until the final horn, cheering every basket as if the game were close.
As I told last time, I already won. Emergency surgery - nearly four hours long - helped fix damage to the Czech's tendons and nerves and she has been battling back to fitness ever since. But that was about it. Kvitova saved it. Furthermore, the American created more break point chances but ultimately a forehand victor in the corner and a good serve out wide, gave her lead to 4-1.
The Cavs again looked lethargic at times against an Isaiah Thomas-less Celtics team, and Boston led by 10 at halftime. Heading into Thursday's championship series opener, the favorite is 17-9 ATS in Game 1 since 1991 (65 percent) - including red-hot runs of 14-4 ATS since 1999 (78 percent) and 11-1 ATS since 2005 (92 percent).
Thomas initially injured his hip in the third quarter of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 15. Golden State forward Kevin Durant is another newcomer to the third instalment of Warriors-Cavs who has history with James.
Cleveland Cavaliers set up their third straight NBA Finals appearance against Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over Boston Celtics . It may not have been an ending seen coming given that the Warriors had a multi game lead at one point . Danny Ainge essentially told everyone that when he avoided making a deal at the trade deadline that could have made his club marginally better now but might also have hindered its chances to the kind of larger moves that he'll be ...