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Author: 0 Alonso wins Rookie of the Year award for 2017 Indy 500

Ever since Fernando Alonso announced that he would run the 2017 Indianapolis 500 , there have been some who frowned on his decision. It became evident - quickly - that Alonso had grown comfortable behind the wheel of the Andretti Autosport Honda in the build up to the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing".

Sports Kohli rubbishes report of rift with Kumble
Author: 0 Kohli rubbishes report of rift with Kumble

At best, there can only be damage control from here. India Today had learnt earlier that the ICC assessed security measures for the Champions Trophy and made a decision to get call all stakeholders to assure them that it would look into the safety and security of all participating teams.

Author: 0 French Open at a glance: Djokovic (with Agassi), Nadal win

And in the third set when I had him on the ropes, I played very bad games on my serve". Following a lengthy argument with the chair umpire, Nick Kyrgios beat Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open on Tuesday.

Sports A look at the key duels in the Champions League final
Author: 0 A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

The return speaks for itself, with 13 goals in his last nine appearances and the lowest number of games played in a single campaign since missing a large chunk of 2009/10 through injury. Bale's "Elevens Bar and Grill" would be the ideal place to celebrate when speaking to Nissan Europe before the Champions League final on Saturday.

Sports Grieving US tennis star plays on at French Open
Author: 0 Grieving US tennis star plays on at French Open

In just three sets, Australia's Dominic Thiem swept Steve Johnson Jr., the American tennis player who won the hearts of fans across the world after his emotional reaction to his second-round win in the French Open. What did I say? He's playing in the French Open after losing his father . Also on Friday, defending champion Garbine Muguruza advanced to the fourth round by beating Yulia Putintseva 7-5, 6-2.

Author: 0 Three possible fits for newly released WR Jeremy Maclin — NFL free agency

Maclin will likely catch on with a new club in time for training camp. "Crazy business this is...appreciate y'all #ChiefsKingdom ", Maclin wrote. "I wish him the best of luck moving forward". "He played through a lot previous year, played through injuries and pushed through trying to help this team", Smith said. "On all those levels, just kind of letting that sink in, I guess".

Sports Debutant Beggy rides outsider Wings of Eagles to Derby win
Author: 0 Debutant Beggy rides outsider Wings of Eagles to Derby win

O'Brien said of the victor: "His lad at home was delighted with him". Beggy had won only the single Group race in his varied and colourful career but if nobody knew who the Irishman was prior to the most valuable race ever staged in Britain, they will for years to come.

Sports Twins hit trio of 2-run homers to beat Angels 11-5
Author: 0 Twins hit trio of 2-run homers to beat Angels 11-5

The only thing he failed to predict was the Twins rallying in the ninth inning to beat the Angels in Anaheim, California. Mauer started the two-run homer parade for the Twins in the first inning with his fourth home run of the season.

Sports Takuma Sato claims $2.45 million for Indianapolis 500 win
Author: 0 Takuma Sato claims $2.45 million for Indianapolis 500 win

The Denver Post announced Monday it had fired its sportswriter, Terry Frei , a day after he made a racially-insensitive remark about Japanese driver Takuma Sato winning the Indianapolis 500 Sunday. "I was thinking at that moment if Zak (Brown) or someone from the team was taking a picture, because I want that picture at home", said Alonso , who led for a total of 27 laps.

Sports Stevenson stops Fonfara in 2nd round in WBC title defense
Author: 0 Stevenson stops Fonfara in 2nd round in WBC title defense

Im going to show him I dont only have the left, I have the right, too.”. Stevenson dropped Fonfara with a hard left hand, and although Fonfara got up nearly immediately he was hurt and took massive damage the rest of the round. Fonfara (29-4, 17 KOs) broke ranks with longtime trainer Sam Colonna after his first-round KO loss to Joe Smith Jr . last June, and in his first fight with Hunter gained a 10th-round TKO of Dawson in Brooklyn, New York, in March.

Sports In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris
Author: 0 In contrasting fashion, Djokovic, Muguruza advance in Paris

Having defied a bad back to beat Jennifer Brady 9-7 in the third set in the first round, Mladenovic trailed Shelby Rogers 5-2 in the decider on Friday but recovered to win 7-5 4-6 8-6. 47. "She was very quiet, very relaxed, and I had to calm down". She finished a crucial break in the 10th game to force a decisive set with a 6-4 win.

Sports Narine shines in West Indies six wicket win
Author: 0 Narine shines in West Indies six wicket win

Afghanistan's historic first series against the West Indies is only possible because the 2004 Champions Trophy winners and twice-beaten finalists failed for the first time to qualify for a global International Cricket Council event and are also in danger of ng to go through a qualifying tournament next year in Bangladesh to get to the 2019 World Cup, also to be played in England.

Sports Little left to chance as Lions head to New Zealand
Author: 0 Little left to chance as Lions head to New Zealand

It was a particularly poignant moment for Payne , as the 31-year-old is a Kiwi and will be returning to his homeland to take on players he knows and sides he has turned out for. Instead they have Wales " Warren Gatland , pictured, whose very name has been hijacked by a style of bash-it-up rugby that is a decade out of date and famous for an nearly total lack of success against the "big three', with Gatland scoring two wins from 30 Tests against Sanzar teams.

Author: 0 After a dunkfest in Game 1, Cavs must slow Warriors at rim

That allowed whoever was playing the ball - in a lot of cases that was Kevin Durant - to dribble drive to the rim with uncontested baskets. "Against the Warriors , you can't just play hard". Draymond Green elegantly answered why Thompson is still freeing up other Golden State teammates even though he's not sinking shots. With two of the best creators and iso players in the world in James and Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers' offence always has a chance to be deadly, especially with the ...

Author: 0 Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

That series turned when Green was suspended for Game 5 and James and Kyrie Irving took over from there. "But at the end of the day winning a championship is winning a championship". The Cavaliers face the Golden State Wa. "They are a strong team and they are playing well ". One of the few things that hasn't gone right for Golden State this postseason has been Klay Thompson's shooting.

Author: 0 Real Madrid win Champions League final, defeating Juventus 4 - 1

Juventus were still hopeful of winning the trophy for the first time in 21 years as they reached the interval at 1-1, but Real found several extra gears to streak away and become the first club in the Champions League era to lift the trophy in successive seasons.

Sports Curry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs
Author: 0 Curry urged teammates to just be themselves vs Cavs

The Golden State Warriors know they must contend with a "monster" on the Cleveland Cavaliers' frontline. "So Game 1 of the series is done, and now, we move on to Game 2". Turnovers committed by Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers proved costly in Game 1, as the Warriors scored 21 points of those mistakes. OAKLAND , Calif.

Sports Stanley Cup Final 2017: Penguins vs. Predators Game 3 Odds and Predictions
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final 2017: Penguins vs. Predators Game 3 Odds and Predictions

They then added three goals in the third period as Guentzel scored again and Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin also found the net. Nashville defenseman P.K. "We played some good hockey in those first two games, just a couple little breakdowns and they jumped all over us and it was in the back of the net", Neal said.

Sports (TSO) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp
Author: 0 (TSO) Shares Bought by Stifel Financial Corp

It has underperformed by 19.70% the S&P500. Decreases Stake in Tesoro Co. SunTrust Banks, Inc. started coverage on shares of Tesoro Logistics in a report on Monday, March 20th. Scotia Capital maintained Tesoro Logistics LP (NYSE:TLLP) on Friday, April 28 with "Buy" rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 14 by Howard Weil.

Sports Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh

Still, the three-time Vezina Trophy finalist has allowed only 13 goals in eight playoff games at home and his teammates vowed to play better defense. The Penguins tied the game at 1 on Guentzel's 11th goal of the playoffs at 16:36. In the process, he has put his name back at the top of the MVP race.

Author: 0 Mission Accomplished! Real Madrid Beat Juventus To Break Champions League Curse

Instead it was obtained on Saturday night in Cardiff when Real Madrid produced one of the greatest second halves in many years. His impact was not lost on Juventus manager Max Allegri, who highlighted the role Ronaldo played in Real's victory amid his frustration at falling short of what would have been a treble for the Italian club.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo furious with groundsman after being soaked by sprinkler during warm-up
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo furious with groundsman after being soaked by sprinkler during warm-up

Bale had been desperate to start the final in his home nation, but has not played for Real in six weeks after sustaining a calf injury and so has not been selected by Zidane. "But Real Madrid have important players and when they have a player who wins the Ballon d'Or (Ronaldo) it's a huge advantage". Cristiano Ronaldo's brace helped Real Madrid become the first club in the Champions League era to retain the title.

Author: 0 England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

You're a name, you're captain of India , you're coach of India , you'll have to deal with it. And this isn't just against Pakistan . These odds fluctuate constantly in the run-up to any match and are finalised the day before the encounter.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week

Delivering the FA Cup three times in four seasons has papered over some of the cracks as Arsenal has repeatedly come up short in the Premier League and Europe. It is a bad day and a shame because we wanted to win. That's why maybe I'm more proud than usual today because the team and myself have refused to give up.

Author: 0 Pacers may dominate the India-Pakistan Champions Trophy clash

I have vivid memories of his sublime century against us in the 2012 Asia Cup, while he was at his absolute best in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 clash at Adelaide, laying the foundation of an Indian win with a masterful hundred. Visit Birmingham and Birmingham City Council logos, plus "Support the Birmingham 2022 Bid" messages, will appear at Edgbaston Stadium during games, adverts about the city will feature in matchday programmes, and banners and flags will greet players and fans ...