Martini put Pace's face on a trackside billboard advertising its product at the Monaco Grand Prix in 2009. Rosberg started from the front, and Hamilton was unable to prevent him from winning the race. Horner has been saying loud and clear for some time that he wants Renault , whose engines are badged Tag Heuer in the Red Bull after a previous tiff between the fractious partners, to provide an upgrade with the least delay.
Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas says he must wait until the swelling subsides in his injured right hip before determining his rehabilitation plan but noted that surgery is not now the top option. But the points bring LeBron to 5,995 career playoff points, passing Jordan's all-time record of 5,987. "We just got to play defense", LeBron James said in a televised postgame interview.
Former Manchester United player Phil Neville has suggested that the Europa League winners should have a parade to celebrate their success in Stockholm, while honouring the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing. It was the first time he'd done so at club level since April 2016 for Juventus. United, wearing all blue as they did in winning the 1968 European Cup final, made an imposing start, with Pogba whistling a shot wide of the near post within the first minute.
Avery Bradley scored 23 points in this event, Gerald Greene had 14, while Al Horford once again failed, with only 8 points. As James' detractors - and Jordan truthers - are wont to do, there will be an attempt to discredit this feat. "But I feel like Mike was so... you know when you're growing and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a god". "Hopefully", James said that night, "I don't continue to have to run into him".
Thomas, and the rest of the Eastern Conference, has had to sit by and helplessly watch as LeBron James has stormed to the NBA Finals with the conference's bid for each of the previous seven seasons. In 2015, it was Kerr vs. Cleveland's David Blatt. Warriors assistant coach Mike Brown has filled in as interim head coach. Though the spread is relatively large for a Finals series, the odds are the slimmest the Warriors have faced so far this postseason, after being heavy favorites in the ...
Cleveland Cavaliers , fuelled by another milestone night for LeBron James, powered into a third straight NBA Finals meeting with Golden State Warriors with a dominant 135-102 win over the Celtics here on Thursday. "(Chasing his ghost) is just my personal goal to keep me motivated", James said . It was a very welcomed sight in Irving's case, after he rolled his left ankle in the third quarter of Cleveland's Game 4 win.
I forgot who came out in the lane, but he did a good job . Hosting their first Eastern Conference final game in 10 years, the Sens came out flying. "But in terms of energy, of course, when you do something "Wow" and your crowd is into it, it enhances what you're doing and sometimes makes it look better than it is", Boucher said before the game.
Unlike the sweeping summer signings made by Louis van Gaal, United are looking for quality over quantity as they attempt to build a squad capable of challenging for the title. Manchester United are not planning a major overhaul of their first-team squad this summer with the club working on bringing in four new players ahead of next season, sources have told ESPN FC.
After the hectic weekend of qualifying, Veach said he was able to leave the track and catch a movie at his apartment. "But, I think most driver's share in my kind of answer, and that's why they pour it all over themselves rather than drinking it".
WAYNE ROONEY SAYS that he is unsure about his future at Manchester United and conceded that he will have to make decisions "over the next few weeks" concerning where he will be playing next season. "You see that when a player is trying too hard in training to get back into the team". Explaining that decision, Southgate said: "He's in the senior squad on merit, and has been for a year".
The Cleveland Cavaliers have won 10 of their last 15 road games. He will have to wait for more tests until the swelling goes down, he said . He even helped coach Cameron's high school football team , and - when he could - took red-eye flights back from the Bay Area to go to Cameron's games this season at Case Western Reserve University.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu took these photographs of the removal of the P.G.T. Beauregard statue and posted them on his verified Twitter page. Progressives want to remove monuments they believe harken back to a time when racism and slavery was a large part of the country's fiber.
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard says he has not yet been offered a contract extension by the club but hopes to agree a new deal after worldwide duty. "But we have the same idea about the future". Arsenal against Chelsea is available in most countries via the rights holders' online platform, if they have one. "At the moment, my situation is very clear".
A total of 18 players in the world's top 50 will be in the field, which confirms that this is a BIG tournament. The condition of the greens also came in for criticism from the likes of Luke Donald and Justin Rose , with two-time victor Donald suggesting in 2015 they needed replacing for the second time in six years.
The Spaniard has enjoyed his best ever campaign in a Manchester United shirt, making 51 appearances in total and claiming the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award last week . Herrera has a year remaining on his contract, but Miguelsanz said José Mourinho wanted to sign him to a new deal as soon as possible. The Daily Mail reported that while Herrera is flattered by Barcelona's interest, he remains committed to United.
After this year's lackluster NBA playoffs, buckle up: The Warriors and Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue was quoted earlier this week saying he thought Boston's offense was "harder to defend" than Golden State's .
Fan and commentators still wonder if the King and his knights will still be this locked in against the Golden State Warriors and their unrelenting "3-1 Revenge Tour" through these blowout NBA Playoffs. He has scored 955 of those points against Boston , the most for any player against any team . There's also the more intuitive notion that a rubber stretches or elongates a series, thus acting much like the substance we call rubber.
Antonio Conte will allow himself a proper celebration if Chelsea see off Arsenal in the FA Cup final . Chelsea , and Hazard, have been rejuvenated under Conte, but the Belgian is not concerned over his place in the global pecking order.
Having been sidelined for several weeks by a rib problem that caused him back pain earlier this year, the world's No. 2-ranked player reported similar discomfort - albeit not as severe - during the Players Championship last week. The injury kept McIlroy out of action for almost two months, with the four-time major victor returning at the WGC-Mexico Championship. A day after finishing T-35 at TPC Sawgrass, McIlroy had an MRI done that revealed he had suffered a "low-grade response" to the rib ...
San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard walks off the court after being injured on a play during second half action of Game 1 in the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors held Sunday May 14, 2017 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA.
Krunal Pandya scored an unbeaten 45 steering the team to victory. Mumbai Indians booked their place in the summit showdown after defeating Kolkata Knight Riders by six wickets in Qualifier 2 in Bangalore on Friday to reach the final.
The Bleacher Creatures' first-inning Roll Call of Yankees starters included Jeter, who led NY to five World Series titles during a big league career that spanned 1995-2014, and fans chanted Jeter's name in the late innings. "Among his comments: ". time flies, memories fade, but family is forever. George Steinbrenner's children, Jessica, Hal and Jennifer, presented Jeter with plaques and rings before he took the mic.
Ozil was last year's victor, but he has not been recognised in the top three this season, having received criticism from many observers for his inconsistent form, prompting manager Arsene Wenger to defend him. "No, no. We have nobody at the end of their contract so that will be completely our decision". His future is set to be decided at a board meeting next week and Keown believes the 67-year-old is not done yet.
Usually at the end of the season you are exhausted but I am already looking forward to it. "For me it's the best competition, you want to be there and Liverpool needs to be there consistently", he said. "And I think we need more aggression in the team". There has been speculation surrounding the France forward's future after a lack of game time under Arsene Wenger this season.
Arsenal are a good team with good players that can win them games. "We talk about Diego since January and all I can say is he has been focused and working for the team ", declares Conte. The Frenchman has already won the trophy six times - the same number as George Ramsay, who won six with Aston Villa between 1887 and 1920. We have the opportunity to make it a little bit better this weekend.
After discussions with stakeholders, the FAW, said it had made the decision to close the roof after taking into consideration "recommendations made by the authorities". "We acknowledge the decision made by the Football Association of Wales, in consultation with the South Wales Police, to close the roof for safety and security reasons".
Anaheim completed its series against Edmonton with a Game 7 win on Wednesday. The 22-year-old played a team-high 23:38 against the Ducks in Game 6 and set up Mark Letestu for his second goal of the game . It was Silfverberg's 14th career playoff goal, tying him with Paul Kariya for fourth place on the all-time franchise list. We fell short of that goal.
One punter who attended the game predicted something similar regarding Terry and made an enquiry with Paddy Power before placing a £25 bet on the phone. It's all about hard work, I've never worked so hard in my career and I just want to keep on improving in the position I'm playing. "If you ask me who is the favourite, now it is Arsenal ".
Wednesday night saw Rooney lift a third trophy of the season after United beat Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final, but his introduction as a late substitute underlines how his status has changed. He added: "I have showed that, by selecting Jermain Defoe at 34, if players are playing well and the moment is right then we will involve them in the squad".
However, Moses says the key to Antonio Conte's management of Chelsea is his willingness to give players a chance, and the confidence he instills in his players. It seems as though Wenger will indeed stay on as boss despite calls for his 20-year reign to be ended by fans. "We think we're good enough to beat Arsenal , but it's not going to be an easy game".
The Nashville Predators finally are facing their first real adversity this postseason, with the Anaheim Ducks eager to push, hit and poke them out of what's already been a historic run. "I don't know what's going through his head out there". "The second (period), they got to control the tempo of the game and had the puck a little bit more, and obviously that plays into their hands", Rinne said.
Crosby would dig out the ball, determined. The rest of the team wasn't as outwardly confident, but there was a quiet calm in the Pittsburgh locker room before that game. "When you look at the offensive-zone time , the possession time , the shots we had, the traffic in front and the amount of scoring chances we generated, it's hard to not like a lot of that".
P.K. Subban was given a two-minute penalty for roughing the Ducks' Nate Thompson. Saturday night was not for the faint of heart, as Anaheims Josh Manson caught player after player with big hit after big hit, and Nashvilles Filip Forsberg wielded his stick around like it was a sword.
By the time his night was over, the wiry righty had ten strikeouts and was the first Met pitcher to record an out in the eighth inning this season. The Pirates' starting center fielder, after being given the final two days of the series in Atlanta off, hit sixth on Friday and it seems likely he'll stay there for a little while going forward.
Under-pressure Arsenal boss Wenger is reportedly set to sign a two-year deal to keep him at the Emirates Stadium regardless of the result at Wembley. "It's true that in neutral opinions Chelsea will be favourites but we have gone into finals like that as well". He can think what he wants. He added: "This year we had a base of 13-14 good players".
If the Lakers do draft Lonzo Ball, some believe that Russell could still thrive as a shooting guard. Check out these comments, where Lavar doubles down on this claim. His athleticism isn't elite or overwhelming, but he can run and leap with the best of them despite his leaner build. Defensively he's not a lockdown defender, but he's vigilant in looking to parlay steals and rebounds into quick attacks.
Ariana Grande's manager says he plans to honour those killed during the bombing of her concert with "love and joy and life". " Greater Manchester Police have stopped passing information on bomb probe to USA after leaks to U.S. Officials say 20 of them are being treated for critical injuries. Abedi carried out the attack three days after returning to the United Kingdom, said the family friend, who described the father as "shaking" after learning of his son's involvement.
Cavaliers small forward LeBron James has got to be better in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals than he was in Game 3. Trailing by 16 points at halftime and 21 points mid-way through the third quarter, the Celtics gutted out a comeback win to stun the Cleveland Cavaliers .
May. A calf problem led him to miss part of Thursday's game against Arizona - the same calf problem that had him on the 10-day disabled list earlier this season. Milwaukee finally got on the board in the seventh on a solo home run by Jett Bandy and took the lead in the eighth on an RBI single from Hernan Perez .
James' efforts helped Cleveland to a 135-102 victory in Boston that clinched the Eastern Conference. "I told our guys: 'We made a lot of great strides, but this pain is part of the path to what we ultimately want to be, '" he said. James had come into the contest needing 28 points to pass Jordan - victor of six titles with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s - for first on the post-season scoring list.
Saturday's clash at the Caja Magica will be the 50th career meeting between these two players and their rivalry is arguably one of the best match-ups in the sport. Home favorite Rafael Nadal , who is number 4 seed in Madrid , had his second round game against Italian, Fabio Fognini postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday to allow him to overcome a troublesome ear infection, but he still needed just three minutes under three hours before finally defeating Fognini 7-6 (3), 3-6, 6-4.
The Spaniard was also asked about the Stockholm victory in the context of the Reds' season, saying: "The motivation when you put on the United shirt is big; the obligation is also big because we are the greatest club in England and one of the greatest in the world.
The hometown boy won his first Texas title here previous year, holding off Bulldog Harris English for the win. The 23-year-old broke from his recent routine by seeking caddy Michael Greller's input on the 4-footer. I love the product that is the PGA Tour. Ask some of the more experienced players what is required to win around here and they will talk about position off the tee on the numerous dog-leg holes, avoiding strategically-placed bunkers and creating the correct angles to attack ...
Asked if he had already decided what his team will be, he said: "At the moment, I must be honest, no". What an unbelievable feeling and, believe me, it just gets better and better. As a player that's all you want. "And the manager made that clear to me". Terry grimaced, knowing he might have given up his last chance of an unblemished farewell although Chelsea ended up winning the roller-coaster game thanks to a late victor by Cesc Fabregas .
India have two practice matches to play, against New Zealand and Bangladesh , ahead of the tournament proper. We will try to play good cricket against India . Pakistan have never won the ICC Champions Trophy , and will be looking to upset the pre-tournament odds and lift their maiden title next month. The defending champions start their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4 at Edgbaston and then play Sri Lanka on June 8 and South Africa on June 11 at the Oval.
It will be a tough game for both teams but we are ready to fight, play a good game and try to win the trophy. "I think that we have the same point of view". With Hazard and the formation, Conte can follow in the footsteps of Italian compatriot Carlo Ancelotti, who won a domestic double in 2010 in his first season at Chelsea .
Ozil was last year's victor, but he has not been recognised in the top three this season, having received criticism from many observers for his inconsistent form, prompting manager Arsene Wenger to defend him. "I just want to always make a decision". "Not impossible but, in that period, we had a lot of big problems to solve". I never thought the club was thinking about sacking me.
Let's also not forget that LaVar , when Leahy suggested Big Baller Brand should market to women, responded, "Uh, yeah, if you have a women's company ". "I don't look over there because she scares me". The entertainment mogul challenged Lonzo Ball's father, LaVar Ball , to make a four-point shot. Though Cowherd defended Leahy's position as a reporter, Ball was having none of it.
However Gerrard, who will take charge of the club's under-18s side next season, believes that the magnetism of Klopp could prove a crucial factor in securing key targets. Gerrard added that Liverpool can not afford another poor Champions League campaign after their previous foray into Europe's elite club competition ended in elimination in the group stages.
The Ottawa Senators , best known for stifling defense, went on an offensive explosion Wednesday, scoring four first-period goals en route to a 5-1 rout of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of their National Hockey League playoff series .