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Jared Payne out of Lions opener against Provincial Barbarians

Jared Payne out of Lions opener against Provincial Barbarians

Gatland will no doubt point to the fact that they have only been in New Zealand for three days and a win is a win, but things are going to get a lot tougher in the coming weeks. They will be devising ways of countering the Lions' defence, and that will be a really interesting part of the series for me. "Not too bad given we have only come together so quickly", he said.



Leboeuf tips Madrid boss Zidane to be next France coach

Real Madrid has won its first La Liga title in five seasons, sealing glory with a 2-0 win at Malaga on Sunday. As it turned out, Cristiano Ronaldo settled Real nerves at La Rosaleda Stadium by netting early, and Karim Benzema scored soon after half-time to render Barca's 4-2 comeback victory against Eibar meaningless.



Mladenovic beats Shelby to reach 4th round

I was expecting a tough match still, and a lot of baseline rallies, because the conditions were slow and heavy. "I don't know if it was perfection", said Nadal, who turns 31 on Saturday. On Court 1, P.Carreno Busta ousted 11 seed Grigor Dimitrov in 3 sets 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. However, even after the warnings and the altercations the second seed managed to bring his A game out in the final two sets against a visibly tiring Schwartzman to eke out a 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 victory.



Trout sprains thumb in Angels' 9-2 loss at Miami

The game's most pivotal moment came in the bottom of the fifth inning when Miami put runners on first and second with two outs and the top of the order coming up. TORONTO - Joey Gallo hit the go-ahead solo homer in the fourth inning, Andrew Cashner pitched seven strong innings and Texas defeated Toronto. "To be able to win that game, win that series, was big for us", Riddle said.


Warriors sweep the Spurs

Warriors sweep the Spurs

The third-year Golden State Warriors coach has missed his team's last 10 playoff games as he deals with complications from back surgery two years ago entering the team's third straight Finals appearance. Veteran Manu Ginobili - in a potential farewell game - posted 15 points for the Spurs . The Warriors have defeated the Spurs by an average of 24 points over the past two games.


Predators aim to claw back in series vs. Penguins

Predators aim to claw back in series vs. Penguins

After giving up four goals in Game Two, Juuse Saros replaced Rinne stopping two shots and not giving up a goal in his playoff debut. The Penguins lead the best-of-seven series 2-0. "Well, they did what they had to do", Subban said. Some people have strapped it to their backs and hide it under jerseys, while other fish throwers, like the one who was originally charged after throwing a catfish on the ice in Pittsburgh , find other ways to sneak catfish in.