Danica Patrick, driver of the #7 GoDaddy Chevrolet, talks to the media during the Daytona 500 Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2018 in Daytona Beach, Florida. A disappointed Carpenter was left to settle for second, crossing the bricks 3.1s in arrears. "Yeah, it's an entire career", she said, "but what really launched it was this".
The Warriors stared at the end of their dynasty and said no to that. One moment, Golden State's 73-win 2016 season is on the brink, the next Thompson has nailed 11 three-pointers on the road, forcing dozens of Thunder fans to turn their backs to the court in horror.
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets shoots against Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors in the first half of Game Five of the Western Conference Finals . Paul has been dealing with soreness in his right foot since game two but he claimed the pain went away during games three and four of the series. Houston closed the half 6 of 24 from behind the arc with Harden and Paul misfiring on all 10 of their 3-point attempts while shooting 4 of 20 overall prior to the ...
And the home team has won every game in this series. In the 2012 Eastern Conference finals in a Game 6 in Boston, James exploded for 45 points and 15 rebounds while shooting 19-for-26 from the field. He had to be helped to the sideline and at halftime the Cavaliers said he wouldn't return. "We needed him to be big and he was big". "I'm not going to get into that as far as speculation", Lue said.
Gareth Bale's extraordinary bicycle kick provided a truly unforgettable moment in a Champions League final not short on staggering storylines. The Liverpool goalkeeper allowed Bale's shot to squirm through his hands into the net in the 83rd.
Read the PTI preview here . Preview: The 51-day long T20 carnival has finally reached its climax as two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad will face-off in the summit clash of the 11th season of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) at the Wankhede stadium here on Sunday.
The Dutchman caught the inside wall at the second Swimming Pool chicane with his right front tyre and catapulted into the barriers on the outside. Ricciardo posted two laps quick enough for pole position in Q3 - his fastest, a 1:10:810, marked another new track record, and came during his first run.
Real captain Sergio Ramos also urged Ronaldo to remain at the club but said his team mate had to make clear what he meant. For Liverpool, the game will be remembered for the disaster that befell goalkeeper Karius in the second half, and for Salah's tears as he departed the pitch at the NSC Olympiyskyi.
Manchester United have reportedly agreed to sell Matteo Darmian to Juventus for £12million. Fred has been included in the Brazil squad for the tournament in Russian Federation and will be flying to England next week to play in a warm-up game against Croatia at Anfield, with United hoping to finalise their move to sign the 25-year-old when he arrives in the north west of England with his worldwide colleagues.
Fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry added 29 points, five rebounds and six assists while Kevin Durant chipped in 23 points with seven boards and four dimes. Harden, who was 0 for 11 on 3s, missed his last one with less than 30 seconds left, giving the Warriors the ball back. "I don't want to go home", Thompson said.
Jan Oblak at Atletico Madrid would fit the bill and give Liverpool one of the top five keepers in the world, while the Roma keeper Alisson Becker is another who would be an upgrade. Gareth Bale demonstrated his undoubted quality by coming off the bench to replace Isco with the game locked at 1-1 in the second period, scoring a stunning opener before seeing his second slip through the fingers of Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius .
Adam Lallana replaced Salah in the 30th minute with the scores level at 0-0 but Liverpool were unable to shake off the loss of their talisman as they eventually slumped to a 3-1 loss. It was a similar scene to that which unfolded in the Stade de France in the Euro 2016 final when a distraught Ronaldo was forced from the pitch due to injury.
Now, the Cavs will be without their second-leading scorer and top rebounder as they try to win their fourth straight conference title against a younger team that is 10-0 at home in the playoffs. In that Game 7, LeBron went for 45 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. The 33-year-old's next challenge: finding a way to beat the Celtics , who have played at another level on their home floor.
I know it's easy for me to say that, but I think you can see that on the pitch, to be honest, and the performances. "And he's a top, top coach to work with". "Even taking ( Philippe) Coutinho way back from Inter Milan". "This is the last game of a very long season and they are able to perform in the big games as well and this is where he has his absolute strength".
The final was goalless after 90 minutes, but that man Robben and Thomas Muller struck to send Klopp to a second defeat in as many finals. Salah landed awkwardly on his shoulder after being hauled to the ground by Sergio Ramos and was unable to continue after trying to play on in discomfort.
The Warriors could get a little help back with the returning Patrick McCaw , but Kerr wouldn't go as far to say that he would play in Game 6. The Rockets now travel to Oracle Arena just one win away from their first NBA Finals appearance since 1995.
In truth, though, despite their efforts, Liverpool never looked as much of a threat once Egyptian worldwide Salah went down under a challenge from Real captain Sergio Ramos. Liverpool were rocked 30 minutes into the tie in Kiev as their talisman Mo Salah left the field in tears with a shoulder injury. "I had a five/six-week injury at the start of the season and I've been fit ever since".
I would love to have played in a European Cup final during my time at Liverpool and the great First Division title winning team we had in the 1987/88 season would have had a real chance of winning the ultimate prize in club football were it not for the ban on English clubs denying us our chance to compete.
More will now be expected from the Portuguese and his troops in 2018-19 , as United seek to return to the winners' enclosure, with Matic aware of the need to deliver for a demanding fan base. France worldwide has had a tricky second season back at United, being left out of the side or substituted early many times. However, despite improving their league position, it doesn't feel like United have made much progress.
Adding Ramirez's contract to those of Pablo Sandoval ( designated for assignment last July ) and Rusney Castillo (with Triple-A Pawtucket), the Red Sox have roughly $45 million in dead money. The key point to Ramirez being designated was his possible $22 million vesting option for the 2019 season that would've kicked in with 497 plate appearances this season.
Klopp and Zidane will be keeping their plans close to their chest - but Europe's governing body might have let their plans slip early. None of Klopp's players have appeared in a Champions League final before. they win them. Since the European Cup was rebranded as the Champions League in 1992-93, Los Blancos have won it six times: in 1998, 2000, 2002, 2014, 2016 and again last season.
The 36-year-old tennis player, formerly ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association when she left to give birth to her daughter Alexis in 2017, is now at No. Two weeks later, she fell to Japan's Naomi Osaka in the opening round of the Miami Open. 'It's normal to give birth to a kid. Former world number one Williams has only played four tour matches since returning to the sport, dropping to 453rd in the rankings as a result.
Olympic Committee said it would provide a $1.3 million grant for some gymnasts who survived sexual abuse. Under sworn testimony, Perry outlined what the organization has done since she took over in December, including closing the national training center at the Karolyi Ranch and implementing a series of recommendations for change.
The victory put Froome in position to win his third consecutive Grand Tour and match the achievements of the great Eddy Merckx and Bernard Hinault. Dumoulin began the day in second place, almost three minutes ahead of Froome , but was left desperately trying to minimise the damage inflicted by the Briton on the final climb, although he received precious little help from the chasers.
Bale has been at the centre of something of a media storm this season, with the Wales global plagued by injury problems, and criticised by former Real coach Jorge Valdano, who insisted that "nothing Bale does is worth €100 million (£87m)".
Curiously, Liverpool and Real Madrid have already met once in a European Cup final, with the Reds winning 1-0 thanks to a late goal from Alan Kennedy in 1981. Salah's tally of 44 goals has elevated him to a new level, but Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, said that it was wrong to compare him to two players who have performed at the highest level for more than a decade.
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to limit the Venezuelan government's ability to sell off state assets. Maduro on Tuesday declared the U.S. If Trump doesn't stop buying oil from Venezuela, why should we take economic measures against Maduro? More obstacles to PDVSA's ability to sell oil overseas could restrict already-dwindling foreign exchange earnings.
In his last Game 7, a first-round victory over the Indiana Pacers , James scored 45 points, grabbed nine rebounds, notched seven assists and four steals to become the first player in National Basketball Association history to score 45 points in multiple Game 7s.
Lewis Hamilton was fifth fastest ahead of Valtteri Bottas . "Once our battle started, and despite the fact I gave all the room I could and we were still having contact, then I probably should have said something". "I think this weekend here in Monaco is a very elegant Grand Prix and I don't know how women feel about it, I've not really ever spoken to them about how they feel about the situation so".
The pair of sneakers is nicknamed the "Open Book" paying tribute to dominant athletes who have rewritten history and redefined what it means to be an athlete according to Sneaker News . Williams, who has won 23 grand slam singles titles, is world ranked a lowly 453rd having returned this year from having a baby. "It's more than tennis", top-ranked Simona Halep said .
Lichtsteiner has scored 14 goals in 250 appearances for Juve since signing from Lazio in August 2011. "Emery needs to bring in a player like Marco Verratti , who he managed at Paris Saint-Germain, to instil those qualities in midfield".
Faf du Plessis starred with the bat, scoring an unbeaten 67 off just 42 balls as Chennai made heavy weather of a small chase. Chennai's progression to Sunday's final in Mumbai is even more impressive considering it was suspended for two seasons following an illegal betting controversy before returning for the 11th edition of the tournament.
Alex Ovechkin #8 and Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals pose with the Prince of Wales Trophy after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 23, 2018 in Tampa , Florida.
In an interview with ESPN last September, Davis said he had previously told players he would rather they not protest while in uniform and that he met with quarteback Derek Carr and defensive end Khalil Mack to explain his decision to have Smith light the torch.
Credit to the way the boys finished off. The video has even made us think whether the game fixed or not? Piyush Chawla scored a run-a-ball 12 before getting out but it was young Shubman Gill (30) who kept KKR in the hunt, hitting Kaul over mid-off boundary in the last ball off the penultimate over to bring down the equation to 19 off last over.
Only last week Woodward told investors that the playing side of United is largely disconnected from the earnings potential of the club, and we all know that Woodward desires big-money, big-name signings to attract sponsors. If we got to another final we would be ready. Klopp suggested Liverpool will have to show a killer instinct if they are to triumph against Madrid in the final.
Terry's contract with the club is sent to end this summer but has the opportunity to extend his stay by an extra 12 months if he chooses. "But at the same time I think that most of us feel that had we won then Cardiff would have probably have won as well".
The Reds finished in fourth place in the Premier League table to secure a place in the Champions League in successive seasons. The "BBC" may no longer be so fearsome as a trio, but after that hard spell, Ronaldo's figures in 2018 mean he is making his case to be crowned the world's best again.
The Red Devils have finalised a fee of around £44m for the transfer which is slightly lesser than the midfielder's £53m release clause. The Brazilian has also been linked to Manchester City . "And we had enough strength to reject it". The flirtation of Manchester United to lure Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford never seem to stop.
The Rockets moved to within just one win away from reaching the NBA Finals with an impressive 98-94 win over the Warriors last night. When the Warriors beat the Rockets in five games in the first round of the 2016 playoffs, Harden was decent - he averaged 26.6 points on 31 percent three-point shooting, and averaged 5.2 turnovers per game - but his team got smoked.
Was great to be a part of it AB de Villiers . There were probably audible groans on the third floor of European Central Bank offices at Lord's today, when AB de Villiers announced his retirement. "It's not about earning more somewhere else, it's about running out of gas and feeling that it is the right time to move on", he said. He took South Africa from 33/3 to 584/7.
However, the Italian is a hugely successful coach - winning the league title in Italy, England, Germany and France while also coming close in Spain. Napoli have twice finished as runners-up to Juventus in the past three seasons. What I do think is that I could not go directly to another Italian team, and that if I had to make a change I would prefer to go overseas. However, there are reports Sarri is considering an offer from Zenit Saint Petersburg.
Just as they did in 2010, the Celtics are driving home that point, too. Captain LeBron James has been carrying the team throughout the playoffs and desperately needs other players to step up. Many ways exist to demonstrate the only peer James has for his age is Michael Jordan. In the second half, he appeared to want no part of even going inside, and even on those opportunities that he did, he launched several shots that were off balance.
James has cast a spell on this playoff series, which has the Celtics spending much time debating whether it makes sense to stop him or simply resign themselves to him getting his and to try to shut down everyone else. James has been down 3-2 in the conference finals before. The reason was simple: Cleveland does not have the talent to run with the Celtics. Looking at the betting trends, the Celtics are 5-1 ATS in their last six games against a team above.600, 1-4 ATS in their last five ...
Williams claims he was at home that night, and had lent his vehicle to Wright (the 28-year-old receiver who signed with the Vikings in March), whom Williams says used it to take a date out for the evening. For one, he said Wright "called" him to tell him about his auto. "All I have is what Terrance remembers ", attorney Chip Lewis said, via the Dallas Morning News.
Here, as he played his 153rd consecutive Test and equalled the record of Australia great Allan Border , he looked close to his best. England's summer of cricket begins this May with a Test series against Pakistan . England will be vying for early wickets in the first session, to find a way to curtail Pakistan's lead. England were then 43 for three. But Jonny Bairstow , promoted up the order to number five, was bowled by Faheem Ashraf for 27.
The team will play a video remembering the deceased, and members of the school choir will sing the national anthem. "Probably a lot of them have never been to a Rockets game before, but especially a Western Conference finals game". We so think about the loss that happened last week, and we're just here to support ya'll. The shirt was made by Santa Fe business owners. Timberlake donned a "Santa Fe Strong" shirt at his concert Wednesday night.
Fox now owns the UFC TV rights, but that contract expires at the conclusion of 2018. ESPN is doubling down on UFC, the mixed martial arts league the Disney-owned sports behemoth secured to its first TV rights deal in April. Jimmy Pitaro, ESPN's president and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks said "UFC fans are passionate and loyal". It was also rumored that the UFC hoped to ink a lengthier deal, but ESPN instead signed on for a five-year contract with the promotion.
Teams that win Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in a best-of-seven series win 83 percent of the time . On the upside, throughout this series the home team has come out triumphant and the Cavs are playing at home tonight. Asked Thursday if he wished he had done anything differently, Lue bluntly said: "No". "Obviously, everybody knows the games are coming up pretty quick".
And those vulnerabilities in Golden State's roster? "It's obviously not something we wanted", D'Antoni said before Friday's practice. Even more, they'd have to do it at the Oracle Arena - a place the Warriors have gone 7-1 in throughout these playoffs.