The Super Eagles are likely to wear the home jersey in their friendly against England on Saturday. The kit has caused shockwaves in the footballing world, with its traditional emerald shirt colour filtered with white, all arranged in a collage of mini chevrons.
In tight situations this postseason, head coach Tyronn Lue has gone back to the players he knows and trusts, even if their ceiling is lower than some of their younger, less experienced teammates. Historical deficits were overcome, an astronomical number of threes were taken and missed and both teams won Game 7 on the road. "Every time you play in the Finals it's special".
But things went south in the second half for the second straight game, with the Warriors outscoring Houston for a comeback 101-92 win. With the series now level at 3-3, the Cavs will travel to TD Garden, where Boston have not lost in the last 10 games of the post-season.
The police had recently caught a betting ring and they had also arrested the 42-year old Sonu Batla. Two days after Jalan's arrest, the Thane anti-extortion cell found a diary with phone numbers of more than 100 bookies. "We want to find out from Arbaaz what was his role in the entire matter", said Kothmire who is probing the matter. Sonu uses a software "Bet and Take" for bets both in India and internationally.
He made 19 of 32 shots, added eight rebounds and eight assists and played almost 48 minutes for a third straight game. Warriors' point guard Steph Curry said: "It was a insane game, I think all Game 1s are just different in their own right because you're having to adjust to a certain style of play, a different team".
United legend Rio Ferdinand urged Bale to consider a move to Old Trafford after Madrid's triumph. Cristiano Ronaldo has lost the support of his Real Madrid teammates, according to reports in Spain. "When I arrived I was treated well by everyone", she was quoted as saying. "If I'm telling you the truth, I wouldn't mind, but I would prefer him to return to Manchester".
The 26-year-old - who originally joined the Blues in 2011 - spent three years on loan at Atletico Madrid before making his Chelsea debut in 2014. The shot stopper, himself, had insisted that he was in talks with Chelsea over signing a renewal, even though he admitted that his "heart was in the Spanish capital" , which had always kept a move to Real Madrid a possibility.
Bale's agents are set to speak with Real top brass in the next fortnight about his future at the club, which has been complicated by the departure of Zinedine Zidane yesterday. I did that as a player and I'm doing that now. "I don't think it was fair". As a player, Zidane mastered the art of the unexpected - whether good (those incredible goals), or bad (that headbutt, which cost his country a World Cup) - and it seems that he's carried that over into management.
James also can't be thrilled about watching his 51 points go to waste in Golden State's 10-point overtime win, which was demoralizing for the Cavs to say the least. Schwartz: I was just trying to see if you knew exactly what his state of mind was. I knew he was late on the drive, and I knew I had my man beat and he came over a little late.
Morgan chipped a bone in the end of his finger while fielding for Middlesex on Sunday but should be fit for the one-off ODI in Edinburgh on 10 June. Limited-overs specialist Alex Hales and Adil Rashid have been selected in the two squads alongside all-rounder Moeen Ali, who was dropped from England's test side during the tour to New Zealand in March.
The Warriors cruised in overtime, opening with a 9-0 run and cruising until a skirmish between Tristan Thompson and Draymond Green brought the game to an ugly end. Cleveland fans may not see any humor in the situation, but other Twitter users sure did. "I don't think we would get on our feelings if somebody came down and finished out a possession and got a shot up".
The Warriors are bigger favorites in Game 1 of the NBA Finals than they were for most other home games this season. "I don't give up on any of my players", LeBron said. James says "No, they asked me if I talked to J.R.at all about it, and I said no already". For the Warriors , the reversal was like a reprieve from the governor.
The determined Celtics wasted no time in building a 36-18 lead after the first quarter and a 61-35 edge at halftime. However, like previously stated, don't anticipate Korver and Smith to combine for 1-for-8 from downtown in Game 2 . Boston has gotten progressively stronger in the postseason: after being stretched to the limit by the Bucks, they rolled past Philadelphia in five games, winning three close contests in the series .
Badree then took two wickets in his first two overs for the reigning World Twenty20 champions before finishing with figures of two for four as the West Indies proved too strong for a World XI . The World XI will be skippered by flamboyant Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi . Afridi, who retired from mainstream global cricket two years ago, received a guard of honour at Lord's.
Ever since Kevin Durant joined the Warriors in free agency during the summer of 2016, his decision has been mocked and bemoaned by basketball fans around the world, especially those in Oklahoma City who Durant left behind. "It's unprofessional. I think it cost them the game", ESPN commentator and former Finals MVP Chauncey Billups said after the game of Smith's play.
The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a three-year contract extension with head coach Brett Brown . But as the Sixers stockpiled young talent - and that talent got healthy - Brown had a capable squad on the court. That included a 10-win season in 2015-16. In the playoffs, the No. 3 seed Sixers cruised past the Miami Heat in the first round before being eliminated by the second-seeded Boston Celtics in five games in the second round.
As a result, I discovered what it meant to invest in myself, and I allowed that belief in myself to drive me to reach my dream. At a preview of the line, which launches today with 12 items and will have additional releases throughout the summer and autumn, Williams explained the philosophy behind the Serena collection.
The Gunners are prepared to offer the long-term deal for the Welsh midfielder and ward off potential suitors in the future. His potential has caught the attention of some of Europe's top clubs with ESPN claiming that Arsenal, Manchester City , Barcelona and Bayern Munich have all expressed their interest in signing him.
In an appearance on ESPN's "Get Up!" Key Matchup: Golden State's Klay Thompson vs. Cleveland's J.R. Smith. Before Steve Kerr took over the Warriors for the 2014-15 season, he spent time as an executive and National Basketball Association analyst for TNT.
As you can imagine, waves of support flooded in, with users likening her "Wakanda-inspired" (in Williams' own words) outfit to that of a superhero and proclaiming her the G.O.A.T. "So it's a fun suit but it's also functional, so I can be able to play without any problems". The superstar athlete just scored her first major win since giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr .in September at the 2018 French Open and she looked damn good while doing it.
Cleveland's Game 7 triumph in Boston also came with the bonus of (hopefully) preventing speculation about LeBron's free-agent future from completely swallowing up the actual championship series. The Warriors went 2-2 in the series when they were outrebounded on the offensive end. Golden State bounced back and beat the Cavs in five last season.
A Swiss tribunal has now ruled that the extension was "unjustified" and is "provisionally deprived of effect", leaving Guerrero free to play in Russian Federation. Cas accepted his argument when it heard Guerrero's appeal on 3 May. Guerrero's urgent request to the federal court was backed by Peru's government and a wave of emotional support at home from fans believing he is key to the nation's first World Cup appearance in 36 years.
The Kansas City Chiefs' Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will continue playing football, even after receiving his medical degree from McGill University on Tuesday. Oh, excuse us: that's Doctor Duvernay-Tardif. While some of his teammates initially questioned his commitment to the team and the sport, Duvernay-Tardif said that some of them now come to him for advice about their sprains and strains.
Zidane announced his decision in Madrid on Thursday morning. The Liverpool forward sprained ligaments in his shoulder during Saturday's defeat to Real Madrid . I would love for him to be by my side forever". "I know that he was offered that position many times by the current President". "I have thought a lot about this decision and I can't go back on it".
The Frenchman, formerly coach of Real Madrid Castilla, was appointed as head coach of Real's first team in January 2016 after the dismissal of Rafa Benítez, and guided the club to the Champions League title by beating Atlético Madrid on penalties in the final.
Manchester City have always been linked with a move for Brazil-born Italian global and Napoli midfielder Jorginho , and according to Tuttomercatoweb via Sport Witness , his agent Joao Santos has revealed that City have placed a bid and that the player had already agreed a €4.5M-a-year deal.
Zidane's shock announcement was made at a hastily arranged press conference on Thursday lunchtime, with the French legend confirming his intention to step aside from his role in an announcement few predicted. "I'm not going to coach any other team next season". "But I know it was his final decision". It's a unusual moment to do so, I know, but an important one too.
Nadal, once again the overwhelming favourite on his favourite surface after claiming clay titles in Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Rome, trailed 6-3 in the tiebreaker but fended off Bolelli's chances in impressive fashion: the top-ranked Spaniard hit an ace, a backhand volley and a cross-court victor in succession.
The 26-year-old Kolisi was unveiled as the man to lead the Springboks in the upcoming three-Test series against England starting with a Test at the iconic Ellis Park Stadium on June 9. He is equally at home as lock and as loose forward and has played in 32 Test for the Springboks, 21 as lock, 10 times as flank and once as No 8. In fact, national coach Rassie Erasmus has challenged them to show their willingness to fight for a spot.
Alisson is set to be the subject of a summer swoop from Liverpool but said: 'I got very sad [watching the Champions League final]. Though calls for Karius' head after his two fumbles in Kyiv are decidedly reactionary, the Reds have been credited with interest in Roma's No.
Zidane has won three Champions League trophies since taking over from Rafael Benitez in January 2016 as well as a league title in 2016/17. Club President Florentino Perez at the press conference confessed the club was not prepared for the manager's decision and it has no idea who will succeed Zidane.
That means building off all the strides the immensely talented youth of the franchise made this year - especially in the playoffs - while accepting that the landscape will look different for some of them when Irving and Hayward are presumably both ready to go in September.
According to Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague, there are issues in the Real Madrid camp that Zidane now no longer wants to deal with. Zidane said his association with Madrid may not be at an end. "Like I told the president it could be a "see you soon" because Madrid has given me everything", Zidane added.
Emery will need support from senior players like Ramsey. According to the Telegraph , Arsenal will cash in on Ramsey this summer if he fails to sign a new deal in a bid to avoid a repeat of the Alexis Sanchez fiasco. Adli, who was included in The Guardian's list of the 60 best young talents in world football in 2017, is keen to continue his career under Emery. "It's a bit sore, but hopefully there will be no lasting damage and it will settle down over the next few days".
As much as Bale's return to Tottenham would be greeted with great cheer by Spurs fans, the prospect of losing the England global would surely dampen their excitement. The rumours started swirling immediately and the favourites are Bale's long-term suitors, Manchester United . According to the article, the 33-year-old has a pre-agreement in place with his former club.