The Rockets played without Chris Paul , their fiery leader, who missed his second consecutive game because of a right hamstring injury. 35/15/9 - The GOAT is truly incredible. What's more, the players who came the Cavs' way during a roster overhaul at the February trade deadline played only a minimal role ( Larry Nance Jr.
Williams was taken to a tie-break in the opening set by the big-serving Pliskova, with the scoreline eventually 7-4 in her favour. But fellow former Grand Slam champions Petra Kvitova and Victoria Azarenka have both backed Roland Garros, saying that Serena shouldn't get special treatment.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves for the Golden Knights . The Capitals will need to push back in Game 2, but they've been in this position before. McPhee was GM when the Capitals last made the Cup Final in 1998 but had just taken over the previous summer.
Liverpool new boy Fabinho has advised Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir to follow in his footsteps by leaving Ligue 1 for Anfield. I'm sure he wants to concentrate on the tournament and cementing his place in the France side. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has already said that there has been no official bid from Liverpool . " If he comes, it will be good too ". We must sign Fekir before the World Cup .
A new documentary has alleged an Australia/India Test played past year was tainted by spot-fixing. "Our Anti-Corruption Unit is committed to working to uphold integrity in cricket and would urge anyone with any information to contact us".
The newest member of Trump's legal team has made the rounds on television news programs, loudly declaring that the president is innocent in the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Scarborough took this as striking evidence that Giuliani has undermined his image as "America's mayor" by acting as Trump's legal pitbull. "The New York Yankees wish a very happy birthday to Mayor Giuliani!" the announcer brightly said.
At this point, it's not certain if Iguodala will be available for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Cavs on Thursday. "Like him, I think he's said this, we're just focused-and it's the truth, it's not avoiding the question-we're literally focused on [the now]".
Balotelli's made way to a standing ovation just before the hour, and that change proved decisive when substitute Andrea Belotti drilled in Italy's second on 68 minutes. Of course, Italy aren't in the World Cup, though the game does prepare Saudi Arabia who have to negotiate a Group consisting of tournament host Russia, Egypt and Uruguay.
This season, Fekir scored 23 goals and had seven assists in 43 matches in all competitions and helped Lyon finish third in the French league. Fabinho completed his move to Liverpool on Monday from Monaco, and played against Fekir - who plays for Lyon - last season in Ligue 1.
Fulham recovered from a 1-0 defeat to Derby County in the first leg of their play-off semi-final, winning the return match 2-0 to reach the final. The Serbian coach, who has also won promotion to the Premier League with Watford, has been linked with a move to Chelsea if they part ways with Antonio Conte.
And while you could look at the Warriors' 29-point blowout in Game 6 or the Rockets' bad three-point shooting in Game 7 and say Paul wouldn't have made a lick of difference in the outcome, let's be honest: With Paul out there it's a completely different game.
However, Salah says he would be happy if Roberto Firmino or Sadio Mane grabs the goal that takes the Reds to a sixth European crown. That explains why he sent back 300 jerseys to the town that has a population of about 2000 people. Hoping to return back with a medal, Mane added, "Nobody in the village will work this day (Saturday)". I didn't say. We are happy people name us at this level.
He added: "I'd like to live it, be it for six months or a few matches, but I don't know". Speaking in an interview with Argentine TV program Pasion por el Futbol , the Barcelona genius said, "I am more and more clear that, in Europe, Barcelona is going to be my only home".
Brazil worldwide, Neymar Jnr., has referred to recent rumours linking him to Real Madrid as "nonsense". Neymar only signed for PSG last summer when he became the world's most expensive footballer of all time when he left Barcelona for the French capital for £198m.
The Cavs lost to the Warriors in five games previous year, and they had Kyrie Irving to ease some of the scoring burden on James. It's true the officiating was inconsistent. The going didn't get much better. At the most critical point of the season, Harden no longer had Paul to share the playmaking or the pressure burden that the Rockets had purposefully split between them all season, hoping to keep both fresh and impactful throughout a long playoff run.
The expansion team has had a remarkable first season and now finds themselves four games away from a championship parade on the Las Vegas Strip. The first-period equalizer energized the fans once again, and Reilly Smith took advantage 3:21 into the second to give Vegas the lead once more.
As many as 1,000 Liverpool fans have been unable to make it to Kiev for tonight's Champions League final due to a spate of last-minute flight cancellations. He said he could not promise anything, but was hopeful a solution would be found. He said: "No final decision yet but really not looking good - unable to resolve flight situation".
According to ESPN's Jackie MacMullan , the point guard "was told that Boston might not be able - or willing - to afford the $12-14 million a year price tag that he reportedly has been seeking". "He's on the court now, finally doing a little bit of competition, like just 1-on-1. We can't think about 'what could have been.' But when Kyrie is on our team, we're at another level".
After the match, Karius was blamed by many viewers for the two horrendous errors- but some fans remained sympathetic. Liverpool's goalkeeping coach John Achterberg tried to console Karius after the match. "It will stick with him for a while but it is how he bounces back from that and hopefully as a person and a goalkeeper he comes back stronger". "I am convinced that we have a better team than Madrid, but they have won four of the last five Champions Leagues", Puyol told Barcelona ...
If at any point of the season (or the summer before the season) anyone had said the Rockets would be at home for game seven against the Golden State Warriors for a chance to go to the NBA Finals, we would all have absolutely been happy to accept.