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Scott Dixon's boss makes light of Taco Bell gunpoint robbery

The 15-year-old was also charged with resisting arrest. " Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti are completely fine after being held up last night by two men at a fast food restaurant in Speedway, Ind". But for Alonso , who's crew had only two hours to install a new engine and put the auto back together before making the technical line deadline, it was an incredible afternoon. Read More »

Steve Kerr says he's not planning to coach Game 1 of Finals

I could make it through. As for the outcome, again, the Golden State Warriors are the favorite to win it all this year. Analysts give Brown's team the advantage ahead of the Finals, as different sources agree on the assessment that the Golden State Warriors are hugely favored in this finals match-up, according to ESPN . Read More »

Kvitova in emotional win at French Open


Top-ranked Angelique Kerber of Germany has lost the first set of her opening match at the French Open . "I had a few chances in the first set and also in the second set, and I didn't make it". In the end a comfortable second-set tie-break was enough for the No10 seed to progress to the second round with a 6-4, 7-6 win. American teenager Amanda Anisimova's Grand Slam debut ended in defeat as she lost to Kurumi Nara of Japan in the first round of the French Open . Read More »

Pakistan capable of beating India in Champions Trophy: Younis Khan


Virat Kohli celebrates with Mohammed Shami . "I bowled Kohli in India in front of his fans so it won't be a problem in England". How do you think the Black Caps will fare at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy? "We ended up winning the tournament and creating a team which has done so well so far". Read More »

Torrey Smith rips Giants, John Mara over Colin Kaepernick comments


Kaepernick made headlines last season after refusing to stand during the national anthem, in protest of racial oppression and police brutality in the United States. While some have argued the reason is purely performance related, others have suggested the quarterback is being blackballed by the National Football League for his controversial stand on social injustice. Read More »

Steve Kerr not ready to return to coach Warriors in NBA Finals

Since before the Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs began, he has participated in every meeting of the coaching staff, as well as every film session and every practice. I'm not sure this has ever happened. Because on the one hand, Mike has to coach the team as he sees fit. That's what makes it hard, more than how it affects our team. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund sacks Thomas Tuchel as coach


Reus, who has made just 24 appearances for Dortmund in a injury-riddled season, was substituted in the first-half of the final, which Dortmund won 2-1 to secure their first major trophy in five years. Tuchel has been heavily linked with taking over at Arsenal should Arsene Wenger end his long association with the Premier League club, while Nice manager Lucien Favre has been touted as a possible successor at Signal Iduna Park. Read More »

Conte: Moses didn't dive in FA Cup final, he was just exhausted

There is a sense of well-placed pride in the Italian's words as he declares his contentment with his squad, who broke a Premier League record by winning 30 league games in a single season. The wing-back got his first booking after fouling Danny Welbeck shortly before the hour mark, and soon after received the second yellow card when referee Anthony Taylor adjudged him to have dived inside the area in the 68th minute. Read More »

LeBron James undaunted by Warriors


LeBron James' first playoff points came on a driving layup against the Washington Wizards in the opening quarter of the 2006 National Basketball Association playoffs. He installed an experienced head coach, Mike Brown, as his top assistant and they strategized in advance for what would happen if Kerr's spinal condition flared up. Read More »

Dortmund coach Tuchel praises squad for German Cup triumph


Goals from Ousmane Dembele and Bundesliga top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who is linked with a move away from the Ruhr valley club this summer, either side of Ante Rebic's equaliser gave Dortmund, who finished third in the Bundesliga, their first Cup win since their 2012 domestic double. Read More »

Fever-Struck Yuvraj to Miss Warm-up Match Against New Zealand Today

The 35-year-old all-rounder, Yuvraj Singh, opted out due to fever. The BCCI sent out a medical update on Yuvraj, stating he was making "steady progress" after waking up crooked on Friday morning. The defending champions scored 129 for 3 in 26 overs in pursuit of 190 when rain stopped play. He registered his highest ODI score, 150 in the second ODI, and helped the side in conquering the series 2-1. Read More »

Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline

The Lakers and Celtics seemed to always meet in the Finals but never three years in a row. LeBron and the gang won't go quietly, however, so don't be surprised if this series goes the seven games once again . My teammates did a great job of keeping us in the game, building the lead. In the 2016 Finals against Cleveland , after his hit on James in Game 4 put him over the limit, Green was left to watch Game 5 from the Coliseum. Read More »

The Ultimate Trifecta: Warriors Advance to Third Straight Finals

There was a bittersweet feeling in the stands of the AT&T Center Monday night, as the San Antonio Spurs had just been swept by the unrelenting Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. "Don't get me wrong, we appreciate this opportunity". "I tried to do my best to give him that moment; just take it all in, because you could tell how much he's meant to this organization, to this city". Read More »

Kerr to miss NBA Cavs-Warriors Finals opener


With the addition of Durant , Golden State still managed to finish with the best record in the regular season, only losing 15 games . And he was 33-49 on a return trip to (LeBron-less) Cleveland in 2013-14. I totally understand and respect that the NBA TV partners paid $24 billion United States for a nine-year deal which is now in Year 1, so they dictate dates. Read More »

LeBron James Makes History, Cavaliers Advance

After cruising to a 2-0 Eastern Conference finals lead over Boston , the Cavs were humbled at home in a Game 3 loss, and needed a 42-point night from Kyrie Irving to battle back from a 16-point hole and win Game 4. As Cavaliers faltered in the regular season, Celtics had seized the top seeding in the East. Cavaliers' 75 first-half points were the most in an National Basketball Association playoff game half since 2003 and gave them an 18-point cushion. Read More »

Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1


Subban. The 37-year-old centerman spent the first six seasons of his National Hockey League career with the Nashville Predators before going on to play with the-then Phoenix Coyotes, Dallas Stars and most recently the Devils. "We are really fortunate to be on the same team, to be able to lean on each other, to go through certain experiences", Crosby said. "It wasn't like it snuck up on us". Read More »

Trout sprains thumb as Angels lose to Marlins

There was no immediate announcement regarding the injury . Batting second in the Marlins' lineup for all three games this series, the Miami slugger tagged an 86-mph splitter in a 2-1 count from Shoemaker and gave the home team a 1-0 lead with his 13th homer of the season, a 401-foot shot to left field. Read More »

PGA TOUR: Cool Kim conjures up surprise Players win


It wasn't a dream, even though he played so flawlessly and with so little suspense that he could easily have put everyone else to sleep. Defending champion Jason Day made a quadruple-bogey 9 at the par-5 16th hole, hit his tee shot at No. Read More »

Cole: Lions devising formula to blunt All Blacks' threats


England's World Cup-winning supremo Sir Clive Woodward was given the task of leading the Lions to New Zealand - traditionally their toughest destination - but it proved a miserable mission. The match which Gatland is no doubt targeting to catch the All Blacks at their most vulnerable, with the hosts typically slow starters to their worldwide season as the players gel combinations and jettison five different styles of play from Super Rugby. Read More »

Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

After LeBron James picked up four fouls in the first half, the Celtics were in position to turn the tide of the series. But those losses have multiple asterisks and caveats - mainly, James often wasn't the only starter sitting out of those games.And there were a few signs during the regular season which showed the Cavs could in fact play well in stretches without him. Read More »

Five things to watch out for at the French Open on Sunday

Novak Djokovic in action during his first round match against Spain's Marcel Granollers. Djokovic announced last weekend that he had persuaded eight-time grand slam champion Agassi to coach him at Roland Garros. I know in the last years I had up-and downs and right now I'm in actually the down feeling. The 14th-seeded American recorded his worse result ever at the clay-court grand slam, losing 7-5, 7-5, 6-3 in the first round to Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic. Read More »

Phil Jones warns against Manchester United complacency


At the end of a season in which Jose Mourinho's United have won the EFL Cup and come sixth in the Premier League , Wednesday's match is being billed as make-or-break for their 2016-17. The pre-season programme has been put together to ensure the manager and his squad have a great platform to prepare for next season with games against top-class opposition". Read More »