Chelsea were fortunate in some ways that injuries didn't hurt them a year ago, and if they hope to compete on various fronts this coming season, then they're going to need several new faces to flesh out the squad and help them cope with a busier fixture list.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya lends a good balance and for the first time , India have a four-pronged pace attack of Umesh Yadav , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. "We are taking it as a normal game and like any other worldwide game which isn't easy for you and you have to work hard for it, same is against India ", he added.
Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (right) shoots to score against Warriors during Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland on Friday. "I don't like it", James said, drawing laughter after surpassing Magic Johnson in the record book with his ninth career Finals triple-double.
He felt that it was politicization of the Federal Bureau of Investigation during a political campaign season. "I want Comey to come to our committee". Instead, McCain flummoxed Comey with a question about why "the investigation of anything former Secretary Clinton had to do with the campaign is over and we don't have to worry about it anymore?" Sen.
Ellis' status: Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis left Game 5 on Thursday for an undisclosed reason, and he didn't participate in the team's optional practice Saturday. "We weren't very good in Game 5". While the Predators were making the first Stanley Cup Final appearance in their 19-season franchise history, the title is the fifth for the Penguins , who beat the San Jose Sharks in six games to win their fourth previous year.
Michael Bradley's 40-yard wondergoal put the usa ahead in the sixth minute and silenced the sellout crowd, except for the raucous members of the American Outlaws celebrating in an upper corner of the stadium. El Tri dominated the early stretches of the half, though the US weren't held completely quiet, with Christian Pulisic popping up several times in the final third to try and create danger.
Morata is said to be very excited about the prospect of lining up for Manchester United next season and wants Bale to join him in England. Jose Mourinho is believed to be close to striking deals for Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata and Torino's Andrea Belotti.
He's yet to play in the postseason and likely won't, but remains ready just in case. Then it's way too much. At the start of the second period of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh , Waddell chucked a dead catfish he smuggled into PPG Arena onto the ice .
Or it's over with. The Cavs were also well aware that in the final minutes of Game 3 that Stephen Curry stopped on the floor and squatted in what many perceived to be an insulting gesture. "You can tweak some things, but are we going to play hard?" We'll see on Monday night at Oracle Arena. Kerr said. "That's up to us". Cleveland shot 22 free throws in that first quarter compared to just 14 for the Warriors.
Making way for them are Sam Thaiday , Nate Myles , Jacob Lillyman , Corey Oates , Aidan Guerra , and Justin O'Neill - all savagely omitted from the team - as well as Anthony Milford who is out through injury. "The transition period for Queensland is right now". Gold Coast prop Wallace will face the National Rugby League judiciary after being citing for a shoulder charge in the Titans' weekend loss to the New Zealand Warriors.
Golden State won 118-113. The Warriors outscored the Cavs 11-0 down the stretch to run their postseason record to 15-0, and there's no reason to believe they won't close out the series on Friday night. The Cavaliers shot 24-of-45 from 3-point range, setting a record for Finals hoops from beyond the arc and finishing one shy of matching the league's all-time record.
It will be hard for anyone not to think about past year - particularly if the Warriors are unable to close out this series Monday night and it heads back to Cleveland for Game 6 on Thursday. But he's learned how to focus that intensity. The Warriors just need one win. We got to go take this game and do it with efficiency and competitive defense and alertness and awareness for 48 minutes.
Villar left Friday night's game with back spasms and obviously the Brewers felt he wasn't going to be ready for at least another 10 days. Herrmann's drive came after he'd hit one just a few feet foul earlier in the at-bat, and Peralta pinged his off the left-field foul pole.
Kluszewski. Robinson. Bench. Perez. All of them can just scooter on down the list of great Cincinnati slugfests. They dropped to a major league-best 42-17. "It's unbelievable, especially since he's not an every-day player for us", Reds manager Bryan Price said. Wainwright had gone 26.1 innings, allowing only one run over four starts and going 6+ innings in each.
That was only the first of several blows to the Belmont this year. The distance-I was sure he could handle it. Rounding out the top three favorites is Tapwrit , who has 6-to-1 odds. This is his third Belmont Stakes victory; he also won with Rags to Riches in 2007 and Palace Malice in 2013. Pletcher was confident that both Tapwrit and Patch would fire their best shots.
Between the water bottle that flew onto the ice, the repeated shoving of Nashville defenseman P.K. Subban's head and the dazzling three-assist performance, Sidney Crosby's prowess was on full display in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final. That, more broadly, is how Murray describes his ability to cooly handle the spotlight - "just worry about doing my job and trying to give the team the best chance to win".
Klay Thompson added 30 points and Stephen Curry 26 for a Warriors team now one win from its second title in three years. Golden State sank an NBA Finals record nine 3-pointers in the first quarter, four of them by Thompson, who scored 16 points in the opening period.
But Agassi left midway through the tournament due to what Djokovic had described as prior personal arrangements and the 30-year old from Belgrade was blown away by Thiem after beating Spaniard Albert Ramos Vinolas in his mentor's absence. Djokovic raised his fist to the crowd after winning a point early in the third but it was a hollow gesture. The match was a total reversal of the last time the two met, when Thiem managed to win just a single game three weeks ago in Rome.
Nadal, bidding for a 10th title at Roland Garros, was leading 6-2 2-0 when Carreno Busta, who had received lengthy treatment on an abdominal injury at the end of the first set, decided he could not continue. It is the first time Djokovic has lost a set to love at a Grand Slam since the 2005 US Open. "It's a big challenge but I am up for it", said Djokovic who was also runner-up in Paris in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
Australia and Bangladesh were forced to split points after their Group A match of the ongoing Champions Trophy was washed out due to rain here on Monday. Batsman Travis Head is now above Maxwell in the spinning pecking order and although the 28-year-old wants to bowl, he has not taken the issue up with Smith, nor is he demanding the ball in the field.
Obviously, looking back we can say that we have done very well so far, but there is no guarantee that just because the last race was good, then the next one will be good as well. "I hope we can attack this weekend". "We're trying to understand how we can get the vehicle to switch the tyres on quicker". "I'm not mad", he said.
However, they were awoken by a Golden State Warriors team who has had shown one trick after another. That's due mostly to the addition of Kevin Durant , obviously. "For that one to go in, that was liberating right there". "Even when you're playing well, you've got to play like A plus plus, because they're going to make runs, they're going to make shots and they've got guys who are going to make plays".
He was offered the head coaching job after a meeting Wednesday night. Another top candidate, Chris Mack of Xavier University, also reportedly turned down OSU. Matta, who played college basketball and coached at Butler, had spent 13 seasons in Columbus. The illustrious Matta Era came to an end Monday, when offseason recruiting misses added to the diminishing win totals in recent seasons forced athletics director Gene Smith to make an unfortunate but understandable decision.
None of the women left at the French Open have won a Grand Slam title, while Garcia and Svitolina have never before reached the semifinals of a major. The fourth set turned into a formality, and Murray cruised home to take the match 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7-0), 6-1. Wawrinka, champion in 2015, comes alive at the slams, especially in the latter stages and he has been in brutal form, steaming past the likes of Fabio Fognini , Gael Monfils and Marin Cilic with nonchalant ease.