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by | June 15, 2017 | 02:00

The run in is trickier, with a trip to the Etihad to play Manchester City and a home game with Arsenal in the final weeks of the season. Newcastle hammered Spurs 5-1 in their last Premier League match, despite Aleksandar Mitrovic's red card, but Benitez is not expecting a similar result when last season's runners-up visit.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:01

The Bangladesh cricket team has its official page on Facebook as Bangladesh Cricket: "The Tigers". Holders India will be favourites against Bangladesh on Thursday but as Pakistan proved against England, there are no guarantees in the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:59

Open rough - this time in the form of fescue grass. "And the first and second cut is another 10 yards on top of that". "I'm surprised", Fox analyst Paul Azinger said . "If I can get it in my hands more regularly, and I think if the field has to hit driver more often, that plays into my hands, too". "But if you play well, which is obviously what this championship is trying to identify, it's a very, very fine and playable golf course".

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:53

Huddersfield will make their PL debut at Crystal Palace , before hosting fellow newcomers Newcastle a week later and completing their August schedule at home to Southampton . Interestingly, Brighton's last top-flight home match was against City 34 years ago. Brighton's penultimate fixtures sees Manchester United visit the Amex on 5th May, while the Seagulls will meet Liverpool at Anfield on the final day six days later.

by | June 15, 2017 | 01:45

Roger Federer's return to the ATP Tour did not go as planned for the 18-time grand slam champion as Tommy Haas came from a set down to beat the Swiss at the Stuttgart Open . His today's opponent is 4 years older, and this is something pretty alarming for the most successful player in the history of tennis. "Deep down I thought there might be a small chance for me if I played well and held my serve".

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:11

The 2017 Major League Baseball Draft begins tonight at 6 p.m. He played both shortstop and outfield in high school , but the Twins classified him as a shortstop when Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the selection. Lewis becomes the second consecutive high school position player selected first overall in the draft, joining 2016 Phillies first overall selection Mickey Moniak.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:12

In the fourth quarter, with the Cavaliers still lingering after all of the swings the Warriors took at them, Curry and Durant resumed going to the hoop to get a 12-point lead that they protected until the end this time . "He's had an unbelievable career , but he just took it to the next level", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. "I can't lie", Curry said, joined by his wife, Ayesha, mother Sonya and two daughters, Riley and Ryan .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:09

He averaged 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists-the first triple double average in NBA Finals history-but the Cavs dropped the best-of-seven series 4-1 to Golden State with a 129-120 loss Monday. They did it while absorbing some of LeBron James's best punches, and as awe-inspiring as a 16-1 romp through the playoffs might be, this outcome was never really in doubt.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:07

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. James , who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. But a stone-faced LeBron James refused to be drawn on his plans. Andre Iguodala , go get 'em. I just wanted to put it all out there. #Kevin Durant was very emotional and excited after the Golden State Warriors clinched the National Basketball Association championship, he spoke with ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:02

The argument for LeBron James overtaking Michael Jordan as the " greatest of all time" in basketball history took a hit last night. I haven't seen the full layout of how they plan on executing it ... "And Kyle [Korver] would be a really good three-on-three player because he moves without the ball and he can catch-and-shoot the [expletive] out of it".

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:03

Sen. Sessions' testimony is not expected to go into great detail, a source with knowledge told ABC News . With this being the first time Sessions has testified in Congress since recusing himself from the investigation, there could be a lot to learn.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:59

Additionally, James managed 13 rebounds and eight assists on the night, while teammates Kyrie Irving (26), J.R. Smith (25) and an unusually quiet Kevin Love (6) backed him up. However, there was one celebration which caught everyone's eye as MVP Durant and his mother, Wanda, who was present at the Oracle Arena during the final, shared a special moment after the match got over.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:55

Dufner got back into the mix quickly when Summerhays lost his three-shot lead after four holes. Dufner saved his best golf for the back nine. "I was determined to get in contention (here)". He stuffed his approach on No. 10 to 4 feet and holed a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-3 12th. He even finished with a flourish, holing with a superb 36-foot putt to save par on the final green.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:48

I don't really think me and Brandon playing in the same position would cause any problems. Given what they've already shown on the court, there's a pretty good chance. But the NBA's structure sets such organizations up with high lottery odds , enabling them to stockpile young, talented players. Kimmel then turned his attention to the elder Ball, who talked up his training skills, then asked Lonzo if he ever gets annoyed having his father around him all the time, telling him to blink ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:46

Both sides then went hunting a victor, with Ramsey drawing a smart save from Stojkovic and Mitrovic acrobatically volleying wide. The second half would see Serbia continue from where they left off in the first, firing balls into the Wales box, and stretching play from one wing to the other.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:42

This will be the first major tournament hosted by Erin Hills so it will be interesting to see how the top golfers in the world respond to the unfamiliarity of playing at this course. Open on a similar links style course at Chambers Bay. "He would love to have played more. And you need to have driver in your hand here if you want to take advantage of the golf course".

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:42

Center Sidney Crosby , who scored eight goals and dished out 19 assists in 24 playoff games, was named Conn Smythe Trophy victor as postseason most valuable player for the second straight year. "He really is the best player in the world", said Couture glowingly. He also played in the Panthers' organization, though only in the minors and never actually appeared with Florida.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:37

After substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given the Three Lions the lead at Hampden Park, Scotland appeared to be on the brink of securing what would have been a memorable victory following two superbly-struck free-kicks from Leigh Griffiths .

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:33

The last time he hit the country was in 2014 when he and former NBA All-Stars participated in an exhibition game as a "birthday present" for the North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un . It was reported in January 2014 that gifts given to Kim Jong-un by Paddy Power via Rodman may have violated United Nations sanctions, a charge the company denied.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:32

The 31-year-old Spaniard won his 10th French Open and his 15th Grand Slam on Sunday, and he did it in style. "Thanks to my uncle, he's been with me since I was three years old, we've been working a lot and without him I would not have these 10 trophies with me", Nadal said at courtside after being handed the Musketeers Cup by two-time Roland Garros champion Roy Emerson .

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:23

The American found water with his tee shot at the 15th and was four over through six holes, but did find consistency on his back nine with eight consecutive pars to finish his round. "I putted better today". DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Brandt Jobe won the PGA Tour Champions event Sunday by one shot, finishing at 14-under for his first victory in 19 years.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:22

The Warriors secured a 129-120 victory on Monday to take their second title in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the play-offs. When Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder blew a 3-1 lead of their own in the 2016 Western Conference finals, Durant had still won two more games against Stephen Curry than he did against LeBron the first time they squared off in the 2012 NBA Finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:20

The fourth seed, who has lost only two matches at Roland Garros since his debut in 2005, is now just one short of Margaret Court's all-time record of 11 titles at a single grand slam. The only positive Wawrinka could take from Nadal's annihilation of him was that he didn't have to pay for a ticket to witness such a phenomenal display.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:01

However, he also didn't want his critique of the 12-7 penalty count to be seen as an excuse. The Lions slumped to the second loss of their four matches to date despite leading 22-13 in the 54th minute, paying the price for conceding 12 penalties to the hosts' five.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:56

Nadal wins 16 times from 19 times, with the three-time Grand Slam champion Stanislas Wawrinka . After Wawrinka held for 1-1, Nadal saved the only break point he'd face for the next 90 minutes or so, then the onslaught began. Last year, Nadal had to withdraw from the tournament due to wrist injury. "I have to admit that I've seen him play very little recently and I can not judge his situation", he added.