His attack from distance took him to the top of the overall classification with a 22-second advantage over Quintana. "I can't believe that I won", an ecstatic De la Cruz said after his win. Its special-category finish at the Lagos de Covadonga is considered one of the classic, and most demanding, ascents of the three-week race. A maximum lead of five minutes gave De la Cruz hope of snaring the red jersey - but a succession of third-category peaks in the final third made things touch-and-go ...
New welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is expected to make the first defense of his title against Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. As he noted, Maia has now won six consecutive fights in UFC dating back to 2014 with three coming via submission and three by decision.
On Friday coach Michael Cheika opted to take his team 20 minutes up the road from Wellington's CBD for their captain's run at Porirua instead of at Westpac Stadium - a ground where scores of All Blacks fans will be calling for the Wallabies' blood on Saturday evening with a 14th consecutive Bledisloe Cup crown within touching distance.
They play a little bit of quarters coverage, so when you get those opportunities, we talk about trying to go up on them and we did a couple of times. In addition to that, having Brady suspended for the first four games of the season would not eliminate the New England Patriots chances at having a strong campaign.
Guardiola has won his first three games in charge of Manchester City , which is precisely how he began his time at Bayern Munich and some of the play was as breathtaking as anything he produced at the Allianz Arena. Last season , Zaza scored eight goals and provided two assists in 24 competitive appearances for Turin powerhouse Juventus, many of them off the bench.
Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris left in the 35th minute with an apparent injury. Youngsters Ross Barkley and John Stones fell away during the end of last season and Koeman is sure to push them on this year to realise their full potential. Spurs finished third last season - their highest-ever finish in the Premier League - but collapsed in their final four matches, picking up two points from 12 and finishing with a humiliating 5-1 defeat at relegated Newcastle.