Southgate calls for more clinical England after late Scotland drama

Strachan also applauded the contribution of Griffiths. "As a player you just get on with it but as a manager that was hard work". A lot of emotions, lots of proud feelings and when I got back I told my family and my missus. "We've had a couple of players that aren't with us for this camp", said the manager. "You have to expect the unexpected and we were 2-1 down from nowhere, but we found another gear".

Jelena Ostapenko told herself to enjoy French Open final before stunning win

She stormed to the last five games, officially winning her first grand slam title by crushing a backhand return victor down the line. "I think it's going to be little bit hard but I chose to be a tennis player, so that's my career". "That's unbelievable. There are not so many players like that". Jakovleva has taken a step back and watched half of the tournament on TV at home before travelling to Paris .

India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

But Dhawan rarely lets the bad ball go unpunished, and he pulled and cut with power and fluency as Kohli played himself in. It's always good if the captain has so much faith in you and shows so much confidence in you. "All in all, it hasn't been a good tournament for us", du Plessis said. The answer lies in there. "We are indeed fortunate in the quality of our team leaders, and Farhaan remains very much part of this group".

LeBron James would like MJ and Magic as 3-on-3 teammates

This summer a new 3-on-3 league, BIG3, is launching with a series of former stars, including Allen Iverson , Chauncey Billups and Jermaine O'Neal, slated to be among the players. James said at a summer basketball camp past year that he found motivation in "this ghost I'm chasing-the ghost played in Chicago". I think that can be like that for 3-on-3.

Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors

Speaking of LeBron James , he also made history this year, becoming the first player ever to average a triple-double in the NBA Finals . Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant , right, celebrates with his mother Wanda Durant as he is named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland.

Solving the New York Mets' third base dilemma

The social media wags will soon have a new online piñata to whack, and Mets fans will focus on the current season-a disappointing campaign or a thrilling second-half turnaround. Met off. This is especially true for public performers like Mr. Met , who appeared to be walking into the clubhouse when he delivered the finger. The loss drops the Mets to 23-28, snapping their four game win streak and keeping them well out of reach of both the division and the wild card.