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Vinales on pole ahead of Rossi for Italian GP

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The seven-time MotoGP world champion now lies third in the riders' standings, 23 points behind his Spanish Yamaha team-mate and overall leader Maverick Vinales . "I'm not 100 percent and I'm finding it a little hard to breathe, but yesterday (Wednesday) I went for a ride and it went well", said Rossi, who hurt his ribs when falling on the handlebars. Read More »

Allegri Looking To Win UCL To End Beautiful Season

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A second-half substitute, Kean connected on a hard header following a free kick from Miralem Pjanic. "But we need to talk about it and meet", Allegri said. Juventus moved seven points clear of second-placed Roma, which hosts Genoa on Sunday in the final match of Francesco Totti's 25-year career with the Giallorossi . Read More »

Warriors star Stephen Curry a different player this NBA Finals

And during the epic rubber match, which features some of the best basketball players of this generation, we'll bear witness to one of the most monumental championship rounds in sports history. Twice the Cavaliers allowed Kevin Durant to dribble down the middle of the court uncontested for dunks because they were paying too much attention to shooters at the three-point line. Read More »

Cilic easily beats Lopez to reach 4th round

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Murray arrived in Paris unsure what to expect of himself after a poor run of form on clay but his prospects for matching last year's run to the final suddenly look a lot brighter. Del Potro was aware that converting break points would have been very important: 'When you play against these guys, and you're playing much better than them, you must take the opportunities. Read More »

Watson try sends British & Irish Lions on their way

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The Lions have traditionally made a slow start to proceedings and their lacklustre display was not unexpected, and Gatland feels that those who put together the itinerary might want to think about things a touch more next time around. 3 June 2017; Jonathan Sexton of the British & Irish Lions kicks a penalty during the match between the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians and the British & Irish Lions at Toll Stadium in Whangarei , New Zealand . Read More »

Mario Mandzukic Scores One Of The Best Goals You Will Ever See

He made it off the bench in the second half, though. The Spaniard was the starring man in Real's journey to the Champions League final , with stand out performances against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid coupled with four goals and three assists in his last eight games of the season. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores 600th Career Goal for Club and Country vs. Juventus

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Ronaldo's goal meant he became the first player to score in three finals in the Champions League era, joining the late Real great Alfredo di Stefano by scoring in more than two European Cup finals. Gianluigi Buffon has begged his team-mates to complete a "fairytale" win tonight as he looks to get his hands on the trophy after being a losing finalist twice before. Read More »

Djokovic in five-set struggle to reach last 16

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The most important thing is to be through and I played my best match in a while. At 0-6, 0-5 down, Basilashvili finally held serve and received generous, if slightly patronising, applause from the Chatrier crowd. Muguruza now stands 19-3 at Roland Garros. "It's tricky, because I have to stay in the house and it has to have equipment", said Muguruza. The 2016 quarterfinalist, however, slipped on a tarp at he back of Court Suzanne Lenglen and sustained an ankle injury during his match ... Read More »

Real Madrid have essentially just confirmed James Rodriguez's future

For Real, the celebrations were no less emphatic despite the familiarity of a third Champions League victory in the last four years. Madrid's supremacy was clear in the second half. "Zidane's half-time chat was positive". Reacted to going two goals down by making changes, but his body language suggested he already knew there was no stopping the Madrid machine. Read More »

Mandzukic scores one of the best goals in UCL history

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Ronaldo's first strike at Millennium Stadium was canceled out by Mario Mandzukic's exquisite 27th-minute hook shot. The second half has started, it was 1-1 at half time. Juventus fans watching the Champions League final stampeded in a Turin piazza in panic after mistaking firecrackers for an explosion or gunshots. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round

He will take on Netherlands' Robin Haase in his next match but after being broken twice by Paire on Monday, he insists there is one key area he needs to improve on. Women's 1st rd: Samantha Stosur (Aus) bt Kristina Kucova (Svk) 7-5 6-1, Zhang Shuai (Chn) bt Donna Vekic (Cro) 7-5 6-4, Caroline Wozniacki (Den) bt Jaimee Fourlis (Aus) 6-4 3-6 6-2, Karolina Pliskova (Cze) bt Zheng Saisai (Chn) 7-5 6-2. Read More »

Penguins stress need for fast start to pivotal Game Three

The 2-0 series lead is a familiar one for Pittsburgh , which also claimed that advantage a year ago before skating past San Jose in six games to capture its fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history. Leading the way in that respect for Pittsburgh was Jake Guentzel , who added two more goals Wednesday to his NHL-leading total (12) this spring. Read More »

Man City, Liverpool secure Champions League places

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League meetings with Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur , Arsenal and the Manchester clubs in 2016-17 yielded five wins and five draws for Jürgen Klopp's team. And with that qualified for the Champions League . This is one of the best groups I have ever trained - they never gave up. Wijnaldum was relegated with Newcastle last season but has proved to be a player for the big occasion for his new club. Read More »

American Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies

Following immediate treatment, the American was then taken to Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena for further treatment and possible surgery, where he spent the night with fiancée and team members beside him. "We are all so proud of that", Tommy said. Hayden, who left MotoGP in 2016 to compete in World Superbike with Honda, was training on his bicycle on the Rimi coast in Italy last Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle. Read More »

Simpson leads Casey, Lee by two after 54 holes at Colonial

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Bogey-free 65 and 9 under for the leader in the clubhouse. Simpson and Piercy carded 66s and Kisner signed for a 67. The 33-year-old, ranked 45th in the world, had finished in the top 10 in the tournament in 2015 and 2016 and held his nerve to par the 18th and win by one shot from defending champion Jordan Spieth , Sean O'Hair and Jon Rahm . Read More »

Alonso Indy 500 sponsors get free deals to offset F1 woes

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An obvious question to ask Hinchcliffe - even before Alonso's qualifying performance - is: "Can he win?" Team co-owner Bryan Herta captained Rossi's race from the pits past year. "And then there's the other motorsports that I love like Rallycross as well". "There's some stock vehicle stuff I'd love to do". Green, as well as local authorities, remind those looking to park their cars near the Speedway that they should remember a few simple rules, like making sure parking is permitted ... Read More »

Cubs stop 6-game slide with 3-2 win over Cardinals

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Chicago Cubs outfielders (from left) Ian Happ , Jon Jay and Jason Heyward celebrate a 3-2 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field in Chicago on Friday. Today they open up a three-game set at home against the rival St. Louis Cardinals, and the Cubs need this series to break in their favor in the worst possible way. Read More »

Chelsea, Man City and Tottenham monitor Dani Alves amid uncertain Juventus future

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The report adds that Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to reunite with Alves having managed him at Barcelona , whilst Tottenham are again credited with an interest in the Brazilian star. Ultimately though, it's hard to see Alves joining Spurs . Chelsea are not the only Premier League side said to have their eye on the 34-year-old though. Read More »

Juan Martin Del Potro wins, then consoles sobbing Nicolas Almagro

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The pair were tied at a set all and 1-1 in the third when Almagro stopped playing, standing with his hands on his knees and head bowed before collapsing to the clay and sobbing uncontrollably. "We played great battles past year", del Potro said . I can imagine what you are feeling. Murray produced an encouraging four-set win over Andrey Kuznetsov in round one, but the early signs were not good against the unsafe Slovak. Read More »

The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne

The Russian forward is a major reason Pittsburgh lead the Nashville Predators 2-0 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals and his efforts are not lost on his team mates despite his soft-spoken manner. "The way we responded was typical Nashville Predators". "He seems to be getting a second wind, he is getting his legs back, I think his confidence is there". Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins: Three Keys to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final

Legendary country singer Alan Jackson is going to play a free outdoor concert in Music City in advance of the Nashville Predators first home game in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final . In all four previous games after losses this postseason, Rinne had allowed four total goals - one in each. "And like I said, we'll be ready to play next game". Read More »

Massimiliano Allegri wants 'fiendish' Juventus in Champions League Final

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Ronaldo is firmly in the spotlight as Zidane's side try to become the first club to win consecutive European Cup finals since AC Milan 27 years ago. I was his room mate in hotels before games so I had an opportunity to know him very well. "They're both very important players and everyone can give their opinion but it won't influence me", Zidane said. The scoreboards on either side of the stadium are ready, too, with the message of "Welcome" in English, Italian and Spanish flanked by the ... Read More »

Cavaliers vs Warriors: 2017 NBA Finals Schedule And Odds

This is true no matter who wins the Finals . "Are you going to be happy with the outcome if you lose?" Many people on the internet will call them losers, chokers or frauds. Instead of having to worry about Klay Thompson and Steph Curry's whereabouts as an extra roaming defender, he'll have his own burdensome assignment. Read More »