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Sports Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say
Author: 0 Steve Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

The Trilogy. Rubber Match, whatever you want to call it. It's not because I'm picking Golden State to win this series that starts Thursday night. "We have a veteran team, I don't think it will jolt our guys at all, I know it wouldn't jolt me", Brown said .

Sports Stuart Hogg may have lost sight if he stayed with the Lions
Author: 0 Stuart Hogg may have lost sight if he stayed with the Lions

The British & Irish Lions return to the North Island for their next game against the Maori All Blacks at the Rotorua International Stadium on Saturday morning. "We told him it was only a game of rugby and that his health is more important and he understood that". Fiji-born All Blacks wing Waisake Naholo has urged the Lions to add the Pacific Islands to their future tour schedules.

Sports Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark
Author: 0 Cooler heads prevail: A different Mr. Met back at ballpark

The general manager of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s, the Mets' top minor league affiliate, tweeted that "unfortunately" their mascot "Cosmo is not eligible for a call-up to NY". In another flap, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey didn't show up for the next day's game after a late night on the town, causing the team to suspend him for three days.

Author: 0 Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

She will play Swiss 30th seed Timea Bacsinszky , who won 6-4 6-4 against France's Kristina Mladenovic . Although Ostapenko, ranked 47 and looking to reach a first Grand Slam semi-final, recovered to 5-4 with two breaks of her own, the Dane closed out the first set as she broke the Latvian to love in the next game.

Sports Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Penguins Beat Predators 2-0 For Second Consecutive Stanley Cup

Rogers said an overall average audience of 1.61 million Canadians tuned into the 2017 playoffs, up 94 per cent over previous year when Canadian teams were shut out of the post-season. In addition to Crosby's NHL accomplishments over the a year ago, he also led Canada to a World Cup of Hockey gold medal and was named MVP in that tournament.

Sports Power avoids drama to win at second home
Author: 0 Power avoids drama to win at second home

Simon Pagenaud , of France, heads into the front stretch during the IndyCar auto race at Texas Motor Speedway , Saturday, June 10, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. A fair number of competitors were upset with Kanaan, blaming him for causing the big Lap 152 crash. When told Ganassi said Hinchcliffe should have lifted, Hinchcliffe responded: "That's adorable ".

Sports Offer goes out to French Open champ to return to ASB Classic
Author: 0 Offer goes out to French Open champ to return to ASB Classic

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia used bold strokes and an unbending will to come back and stun No. 3 Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an enthralling French Open final Saturday for the first title of her career. " Jelena Ostapenko did it right here this week", Martina Navratilova, a victor of Grand Slam singles title, told the Tennis Channel. She appeared headed for a runaway victory when up a set and 3-0 in the second, plus holding three break points for the chance to lead 4-0.

Sports Liverpool in last-minute race to sign £40m midfielder
Author: 0 Liverpool in last-minute race to sign £40m midfielder

Oxlade-Chamberlain has now scored six goals in 26 appearances for England and will be hopeful of adding to that tally when they take on France in a friendly on Tuesday night. 'The more positions I can play, the more it gives the managers a nice headache but I understand about nailing down one position. A £40 million bid and £100,000-a-week transfer is on the cards, according to the report , despite the 23-year-old having just one year left on his contract this summer.

Sports Jutanugarn set for jump to No. 1 after playoff win
Author: 0 Jutanugarn set for jump to No. 1 after playoff win

Ariya Jutanugarn was seated by the scorer's tent after finishing her final round Sunday, snapping selfies with Chun In Gee and thinking there was little chance they would return to the course for a playoff at the Manulife LPGA Classic. She also set a new record for most birdies in a single season with 469, passing Stacy Lewis' mark in 2014 by nine. She came into the tournament ranked 67th on the LPGA Tour with an average of about 30 putts per round.

Author: 0 Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir earn AB de Villiers' praise

Duminy, David Miller, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell , Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada , Imran Tahir , Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Farhaan Behardien, Morne Morkel . Captain AB de Villiers welcomed the duo's return, particularly Tahir who is the Proteas' highest wicket-taker in the past year with 35 scalps at an average of 24.37.

Author: 0 Cavs open Game 5 with backs against the wall

We shared the ball, we moved the ball and defensively we were physical. Ahead of Game 5 , Warriors coach Steve Kerr was asked about the pressure the Warriors are feeling, and he perfectly explained why the Cavaliers should be more nervous.

Sports Iran beats Uzbekistan 2-0, gains entry to 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Iran beats Uzbekistan 2-0, gains entry to 2018 World Cup

Iran are the first Asian team to qualify for next year's FIFA World Cup ™. President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif posted on their social media pages to express congratulations to all Iranians and appreciations to Team Melli players.

Author: 0 Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead

Validation was sweet for the Penguins, who raced ahead early with three first-period goals, and emphatically shut the door on the game with a three-goal second period. "I think we're going to expect their best hockey in their rink", Predators forward James Neal said. That honor goes to the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Sports Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2
Author: 0 Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2

Instead of picking several players past their due date, Walters has made a decision to put together a squad which, regardless of whether it is capable of starting a dynasty, at least includes the nucleus of the Queensland squad for the next couple of years.

Sports Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off
Author: 0 Russia's Lavrov calls for talks to ease Qatar stand-off

Saudi Arabia has already closed its airspace to Qatari planes, and - along with Bahrain - has revoked the licence of Qatar Airways. Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar could nonetheless survive "forever", adding that it respected global agreements and would continue supplying liquefied natural gas to the UAE.

Sports Jeremy Maclin To Sign Two-Year Deal With Baltimore Ravens
Author: 0 Jeremy Maclin To Sign Two-Year Deal With Baltimore Ravens

Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman are the only returning wide receivers who caught over 30 passes for Baltimore last season. In 2016, Jeremy Maclin struggled through injuries but still finished with 44 receptions for 536 yards with Alex Smith throwing the ball.

Sports US official wishes Rodman well in North Korea
Author: 0 US official wishes Rodman well in North Korea

The meeting took place on February 9, and the man had ties to US intelligence, according to Malaysia authorities. CNN , citing two unnamed North Korean officials, said Rodman was expected to arrive in Pyongyang on Tuesday, but gave no additional details on the objective of the trip.

Author: 0 Andrew Robertson says Scotland can secure wins to qualify for World Cup

Kane , who was handed the captain's armband for the first time , said: "I would say that is probably the most special moment for me". Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored the only goal as Paul Simpson's side defeated Venezuela 1-0 in South Korea, earning England their first World Cup win since 1966.

Sports Jets release Eric Decker after failing to complete trade
Author: 0 Jets release Eric Decker after failing to complete trade

Decker was with the Jets for three seasons after being with the Denver Broncos . "You never know how this is going to unfold", Maccagnan said on Tuesday. The Daily News reported last week that the departures of Decker and linebacker David Harris were prompted by owner Woody Johnson's desire to slash the payroll in a rebuilding year, although general manager Mike Maccagnan denied that was the case.

Sports Arsenal legend Parlour: £300000-per-week for Alexis? Pay the man!
Author: 0 Arsenal legend Parlour: £300000-per-week for Alexis? Pay the man!

Manchester City though have not only matched that offer, but also offered a bumper contract that will see the 28-year-old pocket a staggering £280,000/week which is a steep increase on his current paycheck of £130,000/week. " I think Ozil will stay but Sanchez will probably go and losing 30 goals is really damaging ". The silver lining for the disastrous season was the FA Cup victory where they defeated the league champions, Chelsea.

Sports Arsenal legend Parlour: £300000-per-week for Alexis? Pay the man!
Author: 0 Arsenal legend Parlour: £300000-per-week for Alexis? Pay the man!

Manchester City though have not only matched that offer, but also offered a bumper contract that will see the 28-year-old pocket a staggering £280,000/week which is a steep increase on his current paycheck of £130,000/week. " I think Ozil will stay but Sanchez will probably go and losing 30 goals is really damaging ". The silver lining for the disastrous season was the FA Cup victory where they defeated the league champions, Chelsea.

Author: 0 Mladenovic defeats reigning champion Muguruza at French Open

Muguruza upset Serena Williams in the Paris decider a year ago to register her first grand slam singles triumph, but she has struggled to hit those heights again in the subsequent 12 months. These two have split their only two meetings with Bacsinszky winning in this years Davis Cup and Mladenovic winning in the 2016 Eastbourne International.

Sports Mets slugger Cespedes leaves game with sore left heel
Author: 0 Mets slugger Cespedes leaves game with sore left heel

Still under.500 but getting healthier, the Mets started a key two-week stretch where they face 14 straight games against teams that reached the NL playoffs previous year. But Cabrera opened the bottom of the second by lining a drive over the right-centre field fence. BRAVES 11, NATIONALS 10: Tyler Flowers hit a go-ahead three-run home run off Matt Albers in the ninth inning and Atlanta came from three runs down to beat the Nationals at Washington and snap a three-game skid.