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Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard (ankle) likely out for Spurs-Warriors Game 2


Any San Antonio Spurs fan still complaining today about how Zaza Pachulia undercut Kawhi Leonard , knocking Leonard out of the game with an ankle injury, needs to realize three things. If the Warriors need a reminder, just ask James Harden and the Rockets. I have a lean towards San Antonio and the points. "It's going to be tough", Aldridge said of the loss of Leonard. Read More »

Cavs to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season


Terms of Goodyear's deal with the Cavs was not disclosed.?The deal will be announced later Monday. "Goodyear has always been connected to the Cavs from our blimp coverage to the tremendous passion of our associates for the team, and we're excited to make this relationship even stronger". Read More »

Arsenal reveal injury concerns over Alexis Sanchez


Speaking in his pre-Sunderland press conference on Monday, Wenger issued an update on the Chilean's fitness. Sanchez has started all but two Premier League games this season, scoring 21 goals and providing ten assists. " We have created momentum again". Arsenal were runners-up to surprise champions Leicester last season but could end this campaign outside the top four despite the prospect of collecting more points than 12 months ago. Read More »

Cyber attack should be 'wake-up call — Microsoft president

Nissan Motor Co. confirmed Monday some units had been targeted, but it had responded and there has been no major impact on its business. The hackers then demand $300 in order to release control of the files. The researcher discovered that the unnamed attackers had accidentally included a "kill switch" in their software that would allow the owner of a particular website to stop the attack. Read More »

Si Woo Kim: Players Championship victor profile - Who is South Korea star

The Englishman took it from there. South Korean golfer Si Woo Kim has become the youngest-ever victor of The Players Championship. This was the 41-year-old's 14th straight appearance and second top 10, joining solo 2nd in 2009. "I wasn't nervous at all because I was leading", he said of the 17th. "K.J. has become a really good model, so because he had won before I have I am kind of confident that a Korean can win one of these tournaments and that actually helps me when I'm playing", he ... Read More »

Swansea City's players took great delight in Crystal Palace's victory over Hull


Spurs had attempted to bring the Ivory Coast worldwide to White Hart Lane last summer, however they reportedly failed after a £12 million bid was rejected. "When the club came to me, we knew we were taking on a big risk", he said. The Portuguese manager had arguably performed a minor miracle in stretching this team's Premier League aspirations even into the penultimate weekend, with players sold in January and a state of inertia in the boardroom. Read More »

Third straight title sees Nadal tie Djokovic with 30th Masters crown

His backhand shone in the first-set tie-break and, after wasting four set points, the 14-time grand slam champion moved ahead when Thiem blazed a forehand long. World number one Andy Murray may have wowed the crowds at the Foro Italico a year ago when he bossed Serbia's four-time champion Novak Djokovic in the final to claim his maiden win in the Italian capital. Read More »

Nadal sets up Djokovic showdown in Madrid

Djokovic could meet Rafael Nadal in the semifinals. Earning his first break point to start the second set, Lopez put a backhand into the bottom of the net as Djokovic won a 23-shot rally to save it and eventually hold. Djokovic won in Doha to start the year but failed to make it past the quarterfinals in the following four tournaments he played since then. Earlier in the day David Goffin had looked very impressive against Milos Raonic . Read More »

Donnarumma puts City and United on high alert


The 18-year-old has been an indispensable part of the Milan team since breaking into the line-up in October 2015, and has proven his class on countless occasions to establish himself as the face of the Rossoneri moving forward. The Sun claims Manchester City will offer him £70,000-a-week to lure the teenager to the Etihad, whilst Manchester United would also be able to match their rivals offer. Read More »

Huge skill and quality - Guardiola talks up Donnarumma and James


The 18-year old has had a fantastic career so far at AC Milan , despite his tender years, but has now apparently rejected a new contract offer by the Rossinieri. Manchester United and Juventus are also credited with an interest in Donnarumma, who Milan are desperate not to lose. He has his best days ahead of him and has the potential to become the best keeper in the world. Read More »

Lacy weighs in at 253, earns hefty $55K bonus


Lacy can earn up to $385,000 by making weight at seven specific points before and during the 2017 season. The Seahawks signed Lacy as a free agent this past March. Then there's that number. On Monday, Lacy checked in at 253 pounds - two pounds under the contract limit - according to a tweet from his agent. Dropping 12 pounds in two months should be feasible for a pro athlete, though. Read More »

Jeter's No. 2 retired in emotional Yankees ceremony


Masahiro Tanaka had the worst outing of his major league career Sunday, allowing eight earned runs and being pulled from the game after only five outs in the New York Yankees' 10-7 defeat to the Houston Astros. However, there's also one big advantage that having Jeter as a teammate gave Girardi when he became Jeter's manager. "When I came here, Jim Leyritz had it, and you don't come up requesting numbers when you're 20 years old, so I took what they gave me". Read More »

Chelsea star reveals his Champions League ambitions

Conte, an Italian who in the past led Juventus to three successive Serie A titles, is only the fourth manager to win the Premier League title at the first attempt. "Consistently I think we've been the best team in the league". We've won the title but that doesn't mean that the team can not get better. It would not be wrong to say that Chelsea deserved to lift the title this season. Read More »

First Formula 1 win 'surreal' for Valtteri Bottas


Kimi Raikkonen finished in third. Kimi Raikkonen learned in the middle of the race that he was behind Valtteri Bottas in Sochi and not behind Lewis HamiltonKimi Raikkonen is known for its spontaneous radio reactions. Lewis Hamilton struggled with temperatures throughout the entire race, but managed to bring his Mercedes home to finish fourth, while Max Verstappen took fifth in a lonely race in his Red Bull. Read More »

Blue Jays extend winning streak to four games


Pillar walked and Darwin Barney struck out swinging. But then Pillar made an outstanding back-handed catch on Danny Valencia (he might have misread the ball initially), and then got Taylor Motter and Guillermo Heredia to ground out. For anyone who's never hit a home run, it's a feeling you can't describe. His command has been inconsistent this season, as he's given up four or more walks in five of his starts this season. Read More »

Celtics seek top pick, Lakers aim to keep theirs in lottery

Obviously, depending on where both draft picks land (6 and 7 being the worst case scenario), the strategy going into the night for the 76ers could be a choose your own adventure of unlimited possibilities. "You know, if you go on with a team like I have for so long, if that's what it takes, I guess that's what it takes". Playing time usually come quickly to these lottery picks because they are on teams without a lot of depth and/or talent. Read More »

Kim Si-woo makes history at The Players Championship

He finished his round with nine straight pars on the back nine, including a tap-in from a little more than three feet for the win. He ended at 10-under 278. By winning The Players Championship , Kim became only the fourth player over the last 25 years with multiple victories before turning 22. He is the second South Korean to win the Players after K.J. Read More »

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard re-injures left ankle, done for Game 1

Somehow, the unusually careless, cold-shooting Warriors found a way to keep their unblemished postseason record alive at 9-0 with the win at Oracle Arena, where they will return for game two on Monday (NZT Tuesday). He had poured in 18 points and Aldridge 17 in a stunning first-half offensive display by the Spurs, who held a 62-42 halftime advantage. NBA MVP candidate Leonard came down straight on Pachulia and hobbled to the locker room. Read More »

De Gea won't play Europa League final, Mourinho confirms

Romero has been a mainstay in the Europa League for Mourinho, who has made no secret of his frustration about fixture congestion over the past month, and the Argentine has started between the sticks in each of the Red Devils' last 10 games in Europe, keeping six clean sheets in the process. Read More »

Martin O'Neill Names Ireland Squad To Face Mexico, Uruguay And Austria


The worldwide camp will close with the qualifier against Austria in Aviva Stadium on June 11. Long has only played twice in the Premier League this season due to injury woe, but is selected by Martin O'Neill for the first time. "If he continues to progress, there's no reason why he can't make it". Kelly, a current U21 worldwide, was called up for the Wales/Iceland double header in March but was unable to travel, though O'Neill hopes that Kelly can recover from illness to feature for ... Read More »

Nike Runner Narrowly Misses Shattering Two Hour Marathon Record

Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon in Italy in just over two hours - beating the previous fastest time, but his achievement won't be in the record books. The Monza track was selected after extensive research that included average temperature, air pressure and wind levels. Desisa was dropped after 50 minutes, with Tadese falling back shortly afterward. Read More »

Ryan's OT goal lifts Senators past Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - By his own estimate, it took Ottawa's Bobby Ryan a full 82 games to adjust to first-year coach Guy Boucher's system. The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins meet Saturday in game one of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals at the PPG Paints Arena. Read More »

England racks up 328-6 vs Ireland in 2nd ODI

After the mis-match in Bristol on Friday Eoin Morgan's side were looking for a stronger pre-tournament tune-up from the tourists, who in turn needed to salvage some pride and stave off grumblings about their impending leap to Test status. Wood broke down during a County Championship match for Durham last September and went under the knife for the third time in a year the following month. Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

Still, the talk will continue until someone breaks through, and considering Kyle Busch won this race a year ago and claimed victory in the truck race Friday night, all eyes are on him. "It's something that everybody pushes to try to get right to the limit". It's very cool for me to interact with kids like this because they will become race fans forever, and that's something very special for me. Read More »

Stones set to return for Man City's final two games

Fourth-place City, who are one point behind Liverpool with this game in hand, can take a significant step towards reaching next season's Champions League if they win. "I can't comment on how tough it's been for Antonio and how tough it's been for Pep". "Antonio might have a had a situation where he can develop what he's got to what he wanted, whereas Pep might have had a situation where he couldn't develop that group for what he wanted and he needs to bring other people in". Read More »

Diamondbacks' Chris Iannetta leaves game after being hit in face with pitch

Iannetta turned into the pitch and appeared to be hit around the nose. Iannetta remained on the ground for several minutes but eventually left the field under his own power. On the 95th pitch of the night, Polanco finally broke it open for the Pirates, hitting the ball to nearly the same spot, just fair, for a home run. Read More »

ESPN to have first woman announce Monday Night Football game, per report


Mowins will join former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan on the " Monday Night Football " game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Two years ago, she became the play-by-play voice for Oakland Raiders preseason games. As Ben Koo pointed out, it's a pretty win-win move for ESPN and Mowins. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez: New Details Emerge in Former NFL Star's Death


Counting all other offenses Hernandez had reportedly committed, he was involved in "about a dozen" separate incidents while incarcerated. Inmates who frequently interacted with Hernandez told investigators that he showed no signs of depression before his suicide and that he "carried on as normal". Read More »

The Penguins, NHL can't get story straight on Sidney Crosby

A week removed from a concussion that sidelined him for a game, Crosby ended up skating slowly off the ice after what he described as having the wind knocked out of him. The most recent came last week, when he was cross-checked in the head by Washington's Matt Niskanen . I don't know how you can argue against that now after this series. Read More »

Spurs salute their heroes in White Hart Lane goodbye

Manchester United managed to get themselves back into the game on 71 minutes, with Wayne Rooney prodding home after great work from Anthony Martial. But despite what was a pleasing display with few areas of fault for Tottenham , here, Football Insider picks out the three worst players from the victory. Read More »

Spurs can overcome loss of Leonard to beat Warriors, says OKC's Kanter


After skating through the first two rounds of postseason play, Golden State will clearly have to prepare and adjust in order to outlast the seasoned Spurs. That's what I did, and I turned around for the rebound and that was it. I hate anybody coming down with an injury. "When he went down, the Warriors were starting to pick up, to feel good about themselves, to increase the pressure on everybody, and that's when we struggled, because we couldn't have the guy that we run those plays ... Read More »

Patrick Mahomes Was Victim Of Aggravated Robbery


The two suspects named in the report are 34-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton and 58-year-old Billy Ray Johnson. The sheriff's office said that property taken during the robbery was found inside the vehicle. The Smith County Sheriff's Office said the investigation is ongoing. According to Smith County judicial records Johnson was arrested for tampering and fabricating physical evidence with intent to impair and two counts of possession of a controlled substance and is being held on a $6,000 ... Read More »

New Documents Paint 2 Starkly Different Portraits of Aaron Hernandez

The prisons department report says Hernandez knew a prisoner's convictions could be erased if he dies during his appeal, as Hernandez did. A judge has scheduled a hearing Tuesday. During the double-murder trial, Jenkins-Hernandez and a defense attorney had filed an affidavit stating that the ex-player had no money left in his estate. Read More »