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LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

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Michael Jordan isn't walking through the door, but Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics still are hopeful about their chances against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Cleveland had 22 points in the paint in the first, and James scored 15 in the first quarter alone. For his part, Thomas said there doesn't need to be a lot of soul searching. Read More »

Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness

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The 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes will take place on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Classic Empire likely will be the second choice behind Always Dreaming, owing to his overall form - including being the 2-year-old male champion of last year - combined with a brutal trip in the Derby. Read More »

Patrick Roberts Scores Yet Another Beauty As Celtic Coast Past Partick

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Brendan Rodgers celebrates when Celtic clinched the title last month. However, after Jags defender Callum Booth up-ended the slippery Roberts in the box, referee Andrew Dallas pointed to the spot and Griffiths drove his penalty low past Cerny and into the corner for Celtic's 100th league goal of the season. Read More »

Kim, 21, becomes youngest victor of Players

Last season, Kim was one of two PGA TOUR rookies to qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs finale at the TOUR Championship, thanks in part to a T15 showing at the Dell Technologies Championship - the second of four playoff events. 17. Poulter stayed on Kim's heels throughout the final nine holes until a wayward approach shot into the trees right of the fairway on the closing hole ended his chance. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins 2017 Madrid Open after beating Dominic Thiem

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Nadal has now equalled Novak Djokovic's record of most Masters 1000 titles won, having picked up his 30th crown at that level on Sunday. The Spaniard, who snapped a seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic to win their semi-final on Saturday, was given a much sterner test by Thiem than in last month's final of the Barcelona Open. Read More »

Arsene Wenger hopeful Alexis Sanchez will commit his future to Arsenal

Pickford has been a rare bright note in a desperately poor season for the relegated Black Cats and reports have suggested that Arsenal have been keeping tabs on his situation. Wenger is out of contract at the end of this season and has persistently batted away enquiries over his future. They had the best of the first half, with Hector Bellerin striking the outside of the post from one of a succession of home attacks. Read More »

Hunt for a place in finals begins as Mumbai play Pune

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Mumbai: Indian Premier League leaders Mumbai Indians will look to carry their momentum into Qualifier 1 and seal a final berth when they take on state rivals Rising Pune Supergiant at Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. It was a big game. The first qualifier of IPL 2017 gives the another chance for the loser to play IPL final. Sundar put Pune firmly on top by removing Rohit Sharma and Ambati Rayudu in the sixth over, the teenager also striking a major blow by getting Kieron Pollard cheaply ... Read More »

Kane scores 4 as EPL runner-up Tottenham routs Leicester 6-1

Ben Chilwell pulled one back for the former PL champions nine minutes into the second half as it seemed Leicester were making a comeback, but Tottenham responded with four more goals. Tottenham challenged Leicester for the title last season, before eventually finishing third. Leicester City's Jamie Vardy (left) and Tottenham Hotspur's Mousa Dembele vie for the ball. Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur fans confident Janssen will be firing next season

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante is the favorite for the players' prize, having already been named the PFA (Professional Footballers' Association) Player of the Year and the FWA (Football Writers Association) Player of the Year. The best players want to play in the best competitions, so if you want the best players you need to get in the best competition, aka the Champions League. Read More »

Gaviria completes hat-trick on stage 12

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Dumoulin, who wore the pink jersey previous year after winning the opening stage time trial on home soil in Apeldoorn , now leads Colombia's Nairo Quintana by 2:23 in the overall standings . With 7km to go it was finally gruppo compacto , with Bennet's Bora-Hansgrohe, Ewan's Orica-Scott and Greipel's Lotto-Soudal leading the charge with long and established lead out trains. Read More »

Steelers release TE Green, LS Warren after failed physicals

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He didn't make a bad snap in two years on the job at Louisville. Over 12 seasons, Warren played in 181 games and 15 postseason contests. "I'm wondering who said this". He was placed on the PUP list and returned for a November 13 game against Dallas. Green dealt with the lingering effects from concussions that caused him to miss 10 games in 2016. Read More »

Turner injures right hamstring, Dodgers beat Marlins 7-2

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Gonzalez hit a sharp single to right field in the third inning. His first hit, a single against Edinson Volquez, was a tad more solid than the last: a 96-mph flare to roughly the same soft spot in the Marlins' shift. "Talking to the training staff briefly, the strength was there still, which is positive", Roberts said. LOS ANGELES The last time the Miami Marlins were here, it was weird. Read More »

Djokovic surives scare to start new era

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World No. 59 Coric, who won his first ATP title earlier this year in the Grand Prix Hassan II in Marrakech, took the second break point to serve out for the match , sending last year's finalist and two-time Madrid victor Murray packing. Most notably, perhaps, Kyrgios beat Nadal at Wimbledon in 2014 as a teenager, though Nadal won their only other match , on Rome's clay last year-though it took three sets and two and three-quarter hours. Read More »

Justin Bieber In Mumbai: Guess How Much He Makes In A Year

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Director Anurag Basu, amongst the many thousands who packed into the D Y Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai yesterday evening with his daughter, a huge Bieber fan, said the " Cold Water " singer was "not prepared". The organisers have also promised to keep Bieber safe during his time in the country, revealing he will be closely watched by security personnel while he continues his goal tour. Read More »

Funniest James Harden memes after choking in Rockets blowout of Spurs

The Spurs will tip off the best-of-seven series on Sunday afternoon in Oakland against a Golden State Warriors juggernaut that is undefeated in the postseason. We have to communicate even better . San Antonio and Golden State have somehow avoided each other in the playoffs for the past few seasons. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook isn't giving the San Antonio Spurs much of a chance against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals. Read More »

Donald Trump told Michael Flynn to "stay strong" amid growing scandal

But Trump, speaking in the East Room of the White House during a joint press conference alongside the visiting Colombian president, said while he respected the move by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint a special counsel in the Russian Federation probe, "the entire thing has been a witch hunt ". Read More »

Arsene Wenger rules out Arsenal swoop for Jordan Pickford

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Alexis Sanchez has been one of Arsenal's best players this season. "Probably you would be looking at somewhere between 45,000 and 50,000 in the stadium, so if 15,000 haven't turned up does it make a big, huge statement that everyone's saying they don't want Arsene Wenger at Arsenal any more? ". Read More »

Celtics follow euphoria of winning lottery with dud on court

So far, Nets traded away Derrick Favors, Devin Harris, Enes Kanter, Damian Lillard, Jaylen Brown, Markelle Fultz, and a 2018 1st round pick. The Nets had been the subject of a lot of building optimism with a new billionaire owner in Mikhail Prokhorov and minority owner Jay-Z. Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

There are also many other strains of ransomware which cyber-security experts say they are seeing being given new leases of life. WannaCry takes advantage of a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. Australia, according to the Prime Minister's special adviser on cyber security, Alastair MacGibbon, has missed the worst of the " WannaCry " virus - a massive global cyber "ransom" attack affecting 150 countries and hundreds of thousands of users - but he is expecting more Australian victims to ... Read More »

Swansea boss Clement plans talks with Terry

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I don't know what his thinking is, whether he'll go on here in the Premier League or overseas, that's all unsure at the moment. Terry is Chelsea's most decorated player, having won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, three League Cups, the Champions League and the Europa League. Read More »

NBA Conference Semi-Finals, Game 7: Wizards vs Celtics

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In the NBA's last two Game 7s, the road team won: Utah over the Los Angeles Clippers this season and Cleveland over Golden State in last season's NBA Finals. The NBA playoffs have been a favorite's delight so far. Also, it would be remiss not to mention Thomas' play despite what's going in his personal life off the court. Read More »

Jose Berrios: Berrios fans 11 Rockies in nightcap shutout

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Berrios has now held two powerful lineups in check, and he'll try to make it three in a row when the Twins visit the Orioles on Tuesday. May. The key hits were a two-run single over the third-base bag by RBI machine Mark Reynolds and an RBI single by Desmond. Read More »

Pens, Sens, Preds, Ducks traded their way to NHL's final 4

Bridgestone Arena could barely contain the roars of the dancing, gold-shirted fans when Roman Josi buried a rebound with 2 minutes 43 second left in the third period while Ducks forward Chris Wagner was in the penalty box, serving a needless offensive-zone high-sticking penalty. Read More »

Guardiola: Barca or Bayern would have sacked me

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Here they gave me a second chance and we will try to do it. They know wins in their final two matches against West Brom and Watford will see them finish above Liverpool and Arsenal in third place. "They had one chance and scored". He's such a committed player and always gives 100-per-cent to the cause - just look at how many stitches he's had in various wounds over the past nine years. Read More »

Hoddle, Ardiles help Spurs say goodbye to Lane

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Cape Town - Harry Kane expects the current Tottenham side to stick together in a bid to go one better than this season and claim Premier League honours. The construction teams have already been working on the new ground for most of the season and there is no room for sentimentality as the old White Hart Lane is tore down to make way for the rest of it. Read More »

Michael Owen states his prediction for Leicester v Tottenham

With Leicester's minds turning to their post-season holidays, Kane had acres of space to pilage the hosts' defence and he completed his hat-trick with a superb 20-yard strike in the 89th minute. - Kane has now scored more Premier League goals in 2017 than any other player (18). But unfortunately for the north Londoners, who have won 11 of their last 12 league games, champions Chelsea have been even more consistent. Read More »

Steelers cut TE Green after just one season

He also missed the final five games of the season with a concussion, which was alarming since he had similar issues dating back to his time with the Chargers. Orndoff falls in line behind third-year man Jesse James , veteran H-back David Johnson and 6-2, 261-pound second-year man Xavier Grimble , who showed flashes of playmaking skills in his first season off the practice squad. Read More »

Cavaliers sweep Raptors to advance to Eastern Finals

James scored 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 27 and Cleveland swept Toronto , beating the Raptors 109-102 on Sunday at Toronto to give James his seventh consecutive trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Golden State is looking to close out the Jazz Monday night, but this Cleveland team seems to be a bit more focused than past year and they have more shooters on the bench which makes them a threat. Read More »

Souness: Mourinho handing Utd players 'excuse not to play well'

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José Mourinho making it publicly clear that Manchester United, along with himself want David De Gea to stay this summer. "We will play the fittest team we've got but I think there will be no Andros Townsend because he's been playing with an Achilles problem", Allardyce explained. Read More »

Sharapova not given wild-card entry for French Open

Sharapova won the tournament twice, in 2012 and 2014, but after serving a 15-month suspension for doping, Guidicelli said the circumstances were different in this case. It is not for me today to question that decision. "I don't agree with the basis for their decision". That will be enough to at least earn a qualifying spot at Wimbledon next month. Read More »

Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers at No. 2 keep pick (copy)

The Celtics finished dismantling the team that beat the Lakers to win the 2008 championship when they traded Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn on the night of the 2013 draft. But how will this lottery impact summer decisions for teams like Toronto, Washington and Atlanta? "Like if they got no new players and improve defensively, there were so many games we could've won if we got that stop, " Frazier said. Read More »

Ducks even Western Conference series with 5-3 win over Predators

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The Predators held the Ducks without a shot throughout the second period until 8:12 left when Brandon Montour put a backhand on Rinne, a puck that went across the goal line. It was the third goal of the playoffs for Ritchie, and while it allowed Anaheim to overcome another poor start, it wasn't the biggest one he has scored in this postseason. Read More »