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Sports Rahm makes himself at home at Colonial
Author: 0 Rahm makes himself at home at Colonial

It may be premature to say that the 23-year-old is in crisis mode, but he is clearly struggling with his game and, possibly, with his thought processes. "I don't think I've ever been 2 under on those holes", said Spieth , who played the Horrible Horseshoe in 2 under on his way to victory a year ago at Colonial .

Author: 0 Novak, Rafa to meet in semi

The French federation then refused to award Maria Sharapova a wild card for the tournament with the Russian on the comeback trail following a 15-month doping suspension. Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza come into the tournament as the defending champions in the men's and the women's singles events respectively.

Sports NI's Rea crashes out at Donnington
Author: 0 NI's Rea crashes out at Donnington

The rider in Sofuoglu's sights at the top of the championship standings - Mahias - qualified in second place on the grid on his Yamaha YZF R6, just +0.067s off pole. The Dutchman's team-mate Alex Lowes was on pole schedule right until the last sector on his fastest lap but a front-row start slipped away from him two-tenths and he starts at the head of row two with Marco Melandri alongside him.

Author: 0 LeBron never believed he could eclipse Jordan

Still, they would like Kerr to regain health and join them in their quest for a second championship in three years. We've played that way, and maybe people don't appreciate it because of a blowout or because of a sweep. QUAD CITY DJ'S: (Singing) Yeah, all right. They could also use future draft assets, such as next year's unprotected Nets pick, which is likely to be another high lottery selection, to acquire someone like Indiana Pacers forward Paul George or Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy ...

Author: 0 FA Cup Final Preview: Arsenal v Chelsea

However, the 13-game league winning streak which followed, masterminded by Conte's defensive revolution, was the bedrock of a title charge that has left the rest for dust. Charlie Nicholas expects wholesale changes at Arsenal this summer, regardless of whether they end a testing campaign with FA Cup glory. "They were talking a little bit, but not with me personally", Hazard added.

Author: 0 LeBron James surpasses Michael Jordan

He got up, walked the pain off, and drove down the lane for a layup."The importance of a game 4 after what happened in Game 3 ", Irving said, "I said to myself they can't tie up this series". James, who also ranks in the top 10 in playoff rebounds (seventh), playoff assists (third) and playoff steals (second), did not emphasize the points any more than the other ways in which he impacts the game.

Author: 0 Stokes in fitness race for second ODI

ENGLAND one-day captain Eoin Morgan was full of praise for Moeen Ali after his man of the match performance in the 72-run win over South Africa at Headingley. "We weren't quite sure what a good score was, but with the partnerships we built, we gave ourselves the best opportunity, and it was pleasing to get a few runs myself".

Sports Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after failed appeal
Author: 0 Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after failed appeal

After it was revealed yesterday that both Alexis Sanchez and Shkodran Mustafi will face a race against time to be fit for this weekend's FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea , the Gunners have this afternoon been dealt another blow.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte gives update on his Chelsea future amid Inter interest

Wenger spoke as though he has been betrayed by certain sections of Arsenal fans before Saturday's FA Cup final against Antonio Conte's Chelsea at Wembley. Three of those games came in a sequence back in September when Chelsea followed a 2-2 draw at Swansea City with defeats against Liverpool and Arsenal - the latter 3-0 hammering prompting reports that Conte could be sacked just three months into a three-year deal.

Author: 0 FA Cup Final: Arsene Wenger picks David Ospina to start against Chelsea

On Saturday, the clash is likely to be decided on how well Eden Hazard and Diego Costa play for Chelsea , and in what mood Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez turn up for Arsenal . "I hope to stay here for many years". "When you stay for a long time at the same team - we're talking about a great team, not a small team - we must consider him like one of the best managers in history", Conte said.

Sports Mata seeks 'double bonus' of silverware and Champions League place
Author: 0 Mata seeks 'double bonus' of silverware and Champions League place

Jose Mourinho was keen to make a swift exit after the game at Old Trafford three days before their Europa League final clash with Ajax . Attention now turns to the Europa League with the reward of a Champions League berth should they win it, however that is not something Herrera will be using as motivation.

Author: 0 Chelsea black armband error down to FA Cup Final jacket mix-up

The 26-year-old says talks over a renewal will not take place until after the global break, but can not discount the prospect of a transfer. "Then I found great players and we were able to change our season". After finishing outside the top four for the first time in the Frenchman's reign, the "Wenger Out" campaign has more supporters than ever. It has been a dream debut season for Chelsea coach Antonio Conte , who steered his side to a dominant Premier League title win.

Sports Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 series lead
Author: 0 Warriors throttle Spurs to take 2-0 series lead

The Spurs were the NBA's top defensive squad, powered by two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year Leonard, who also averaged a career-high 25.5 points. "I have no idea". "I believe that", Popovich said . I'm like, 'Hey, I'm being bullied by Oakland PD or San Francisco PD in my own building, my own parking lot.' So I start to go a little bit and another one pulls up: 'Hey, you, you heard him, stop!' "I've been at practice just watching things".

Sports Dendinger Earns Second All-American Honor At NCAA DII Outdoor Nationals
Author: 0 Dendinger Earns Second All-American Honor At NCAA DII Outdoor Nationals

Clarke is also the first freshman from Penn to qualify for the National Championships since Tom Awad in 2013. "Fincham-Dukes' wind-legal personal best was enough to give him a third-place finish and advance the England worldwide to his first NCAA Outdoor Championship and second NCAA championship event of the season".

Author: 0 Kim smashes Scott's record with Players Championship victory

The best of the best again have returned to the same location, this time TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla ., for THE PLAYERS. "From the beginning of this year, I really wished I could be in the top 10 so I could get the ticket to get in, and I'm very proud that I could join this tournament as a representative of Korea and Asia".

Sports Stan Wawrinka beats Mischa Zverev, retains Geneva Open title
Author: 0 Stan Wawrinka beats Mischa Zverev, retains Geneva Open title

Zverev opened up a 4-2 lead and routinely held on to his serve book a ticket for the final. After Nishikori's escape in the 10th game of the third set, he also trailed 4-2 in the tiebreaker. The ninth-ranked Japanese was yesterday scheduled to face 33rd-ranked Mischa Zverev of Germany in the semi-finals. Zverev is the older brother of 20-year-old rising star Alexander Zverev, who captured the biggest title of his career to date at last weekend's Rome Masters.

Author: 0 Wenger ready to stay at Arsenal, accepts backroom shake-up

In terms of the top four, the damage was done long before Ronald Koeman and Everton rolled into north London. "It just depends what the best fit for the team is at the time as to where I play but long-term I'd hope to end up playing more central".

Sports Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps
Author: 0 Exeter champions after extra-time win over Wasps

Steenson cut the gap to three points from the tee and Exeter turned down a simple chance at goal which would have brought it level before the fly-half landed a penalty in the 80th minute to keep the Chiefs in it and had the final say in extra-time.

Author: 0 Raikkonen takes Monaco pole for Ferrari

The Englishman admits he now has to take "well-weighed risks" in Sunday's race to salvage a strong result from 13th on the grid. It is now Vettel's decision to remain in red camp, or move on. "I am not counting out Mercedes ", he said. Improvements were few and far between in the hectic final minutes, leaving Ferrari with a comfortable one-two out front.

Sports Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven
Author: 0 Penguins expect Schultz, Hornqvist back for game seven

Penguins. Senators. Let's do this. Getting to the final for the fourth time in less than 10 years would be a remarkable feat on its own for the Cole Harbour, N.S., native and a rarity in today's parity-infested National Hockey League. Boucher sheltered the line to an nearly comical degree, deploying them only for offensive zone draws against either Pittsburgh's third or fourth lines, but they did their job when called upon.

Sports Jose Mourinho explains why he feels like a nobody at Old Trafford
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho explains why he feels like a nobody at Old Trafford

Mata says United tried to "lift the spirit of the town" at a time when it is not easy not to focus on something as insignificant as football. What's your view - did United turn it into a boring game? "Today was all or nothing - nearly nothing for us", Mata said, before smiling.

Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola wants one last push for Champions League

And the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss says that will offer a more meaningful step forward than the introduction of retrospective punishment for diving. As well as trying to bridge the gap on Chelsea next term, Guardiola expressed his desire to help City compete with Europe's elite. Few would have predicted that direct qualification into the Champions League would only be sealed on the final day, as his side held off Liverpool and Arsenal .

Author: 0 Indy 500 Racer Robbed at Taco Bell Drive-Thru

Chip Ganassi issued a no-comment order after Tony Kanaan - who said he was supposed to be with the group on the food run - spoke about what happened (video courtesy Brody Miller). "He's as cool as Scott can be, so I'm glad everybody's okay, but it was an eventful day for him", said Emma Dixon. That said, we at The Drive also assume Dixon was looking to spend some of the $100,000 he'd just won by claiming pole position on a celebratory chalupa.

Sports Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future
Author: 0 Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future

We were much stronger than them. "But the world goes on, it doesn't stop and we have to do our work". Manchester - we won for them. Blind reflected on the awful events in Manchester over the past week and dedicated the win to the city, "Of course, we think of the bad events in Manchester".

Author: 0 NBA to have first 'threematch' finals

Now they meet for the rubber match starting June 1 in Oakland . "Conference finals, that's the biggest stage I've ever been on", Thomas said. "But we're going to enjoy this for a couple more days before we have to lock in on that juggernaut out west".

Author: 0 We played for the people who died, says Pogba

Here are five reasons why Manchester United will have the best transfer window. "That's how we felt before the game, that's how we feel now. We played for England, we played for Manchester and we played for them - the people who died".

Author: 0 Nairo Quintana keeps Giro lead but Tom Dumoulin has a chance

Quintana regained the maglia rosa on Friday and entered yesterday's stage with a 38-second lead over Dumoulin. Nairo Quintana of the Movistar team retained the overall lead but, with the first four riders within 53 seconds of the Colombian, a dramatic finale beckons.

Sports Celtics' Thomas unsure whether he will need hip surgery
Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas unsure whether he will need hip surgery

He doesn't have six championships quite yet, but second consecutive finals appearances, with four championships and two over the best team's assembled in National Basketball Association history in back-to-back seasons is historic. "He was very focused on scoring, a deadly assassin, but the rest of the part of his game, LeBron James is better than Michael Jordan ". "I wear the number because of Mike", James said.

Author: 0 Vettel fastest in final Monaco practice

It is Raikkonen's first pole since the French Grand Prix in 2008 and revealed it was not as easy to break that spell as he made it look. Vettel, a four times world champion with Red Bull who leads Hamilton by six points after five races, was second and a mere 0.196 slower than the Briton with a time of 1:13.621.

Author: 0 UK police arrest 2 more bomb suspects, raising total to 11

The 23-year-old, who suspended her tour and returned to her Florida home to rest, said she planned a concert as "an expression of love for Manchester ". Soldiers were seen at the Houses of Parliament , May's Downing Street residence and at the London police headquarters at New Scotland Yard. The Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, a draw for tourists, was cancelled because it requires support from police officers, which authorities decided was not a good use of ...

Author: 0 Chelsea gaffer Antonio Conte says Arsene Wenger deserves to stay at Arsenal

It is not important which are the players we have to play. "It will be very sad to see world class players like Sanchez and Ozil leave, and who will begrudge them", the comedian and actor told Completesportsnigeria.com. I think that, in this aspect, we could start as underdogs because we won the league. I watch the game that is on on the night but I don't look back what we have won, what we have done and all that, what we have lost.

Author: 0 Chelsea Cancel Victory Parade In Light Of Terrorist Attack In Manchester

Meanwhile, Arsenal have said the planned screening of the FA Cup final at the Emirates Stadium will not go ahead. It could have a sweeter ending on Saturday, May 27 if they can take the FA Cup, too. However, Inter Milan are reportedly keen to play spoilsport by offering Conte the vacant manager's job at San Siro next season . "It's always important against Arsenal ", Hazard said.

Sports Chelsea set to hand Conte new £40million contract
Author: 0 Chelsea set to hand Conte new £40million contract

Some time this month or in early June he is expected to sign a new contract that will extend his association with the club to 2021, two years longer than the deal now in place, and pay him approximately $12.5 million per season. "For sure I don't trust that tomorrow will be the last game for Arsene". I think he deserves to work with Arsenal because he showed, in these 20 years, he is a good manager.

Sports Michael Jordan's best play of every NBA Playoff
Author: 0 Michael Jordan's best play of every NBA Playoff

The Cavs set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. "Whatever they have to do to continue to play at - not just a normal level - at an MVP level, that's what I've been on the doctors about", he said .

Author: 0 Did Melania Trump really bat Donald's hand away on Israel trip?

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump copped the ultimate rejection as he arrived in Israel on Monday. As the president tried to grab his wife's hand, she pulled her arm away and went for a casual hair flip instead (pro move, Melania). "You know, in Israel all the people like us". Some speculated Donald Trump only reached for his wife's hand after he noticed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was holding hands with his wife as the two couples walked down the red carpet together.

Author: 0 Celtics' Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

He says surgery is "not the No. 1 option right now". "I wear the number [23] because of Mike", James said after Game 5. "This leaves a certain taste in our mouth, getting there and not getting to the championship", Avery Bradley said after Game 5.

Sports Manchester United beat Ajax to win Europa League, Mkhitaryan scores goal
Author: 0 Manchester United beat Ajax to win Europa League, Mkhitaryan scores goal

United's players wore black armbands, while chants of "Manchester" rang out from their fans as reminders of the attack were everywhere at the Friends Arena in Sweden . "That can't happen if they want to be a successful team in Premier League next year". The Armenian said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I couldn't score so many goals.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 6/1/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

James has played 212 career playoff games - and is now in the NBA Finals for a seventh straight time . For what it's worth: I'm still on the Team Jordan, but I also know James has year's left to change my mind. Do they play it more conservatively and focus on acquiring potentially talented younger players over established All-Stars even at the cost of taking a step back next season or possibly beyond? "We're definitely disappointed.

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers Gear for Game 4
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Gear for Game 4

The point total was stunning considering it broke James' streak of scoring at least 30 points in eight straight playoff games. "Well, one of the things, as you go back and watch the film, I thought LeBron made a lot of the right plays", Stevens said.

Author: 0 Arsenal delivered a huge blow ahead of FA Cup final

Wenger said he did not know whether Kroenke had attended against Everton . 'A club works when everybody does their job and we live in a society where everybody has an opinion and what moves society forward is when we work and not talk too much'.

Author: 0 Lebron James surpasses Jordan

Detroit knocked out Chicago in the Eastern Conference Finals in 1989 and 1990, but the Bulls swept the Pistons in the 1991 rematch. "We want to defend our title", Cavs small forward Richard Jefferson told reporters after Cleveland eliminated the Celtics 4-1 in the Eastern Conference finals .

Author: 0 Marco Silva silent on future after Hull's relegation

It wasn't to be. Palace only needed a point to maintain their top-flight status and were gifted an early opening goal when Hull defender Andrea Ranocchia mistimed the ball to let in Wilfried Zaha who slotted under goalkeeper Eldin Jakupovic.

Author: 0 Attack sparks robust security for FA Cup and other sporting events

Arsenal face Chelsea at Wembley, and the authorities have announced that there will heightened security checks, and have encouraged fans to get to the stadium with time to spare and to avoid possible delays. As well as military personnel, Ministry of Defence Police are also being used to support regional forces. Soccer fans are arriving for the FA Cup final with armed police on the streets outside at Wembley Stadium as Britain stages its biggest sporting event since the Manchester ...

Sports Truex Jr. finally gets NASCAR Cup win at Kansas Speedway
Author: 0 Truex Jr. finally gets NASCAR Cup win at Kansas Speedway

The closing laps tested Truex's resolve. Martin Truex Jr . had much better restarts. Busch hopped into the No. 51 Toyota of his own Kyle Busch Motorsports and roared to the front early Friday night, winning the first two stages before taking advantage of leader Ben Rhodes's engine trouble in the closing laps to take the checkered flag.

Author: 0 Murray sure illness won't hurt his French Open chances

Rafael Nadal may have won the last of his nine French Open titles in 2014, but after a hard couple of seasons the Spaniard now looks back to his invincible best so will he finally achieve "La Decima" - by winning a historic 10th crown at Roland Garros? Rafa is playing on his favorite surface and playing with confidence, much better than previous year.

Author: 0 Get hyped for 2017 NBA Finals between the Cavs and Warriors

An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. Acting Golden State coach Mike Brown , asked about Cavs coach Tyronn Lue's comment that the Celtics are "harder" to defend that the Warriors , said , "That's his opinion.

Sports Lions reach 1-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata
Author: 0 Lions reach 1-year agreement with RB Matt Asiata

They've stood pat with Ameer Abduallah at the top of the rotation, followed by the pass-catching Theo Riddick . Abdullah missed nearly all of last season with a foot injury and the run game suffered with just Dwayne Washington , Zach Zenner and Lions-for-a-few-weeks Justin Forsett and Joique Bell .

Sports Mourinho: I am very humble when I play finals
Author: 0 Mourinho: I am very humble when I play finals

Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal in each half as Manchester United outclassed Ajax Amsterdam on Wednesday to win an emotional UEFA Europa League final 2-0. Manchester City have already made a real statement by completing the signing of Bernardo Silva but here's hoping United can secure Griezmann. "They put on a block and stayed way from everything and concentrated on a football match, which we did very well".

Sports Alex Ferguson: United gave Manchester a lift
Author: 0 Alex Ferguson: United gave Manchester a lift

Rooney admitted he has received offers to leave Manchester this summer , from both England and overseas, and many believe he could make a move to the lucrative Chinese Super League to see out the final years of his career. The Portuguese has endured plenty of criticism this season, with United finishing sixth in the Premier League and appearing unconvincing en route to the final.