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Warriors use Klay Thompson as diversion on double guard screen cut


The Warriors outscored the Spurs 25-14 the remainder of the quarter, hitting the 100-point mark with a McCaw jumper to make it 101-70, 2:35 showing on the game clock and the outcome now well in hand. That's just the way we always feel. Game 3 will be a telling sign in how the rest of the series will play out. He first injured his ankle in game five of the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets . Read More »

Isaiah Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason


Contrary to their usual temperament, the Celtics seemed clearly rattled early into the game, with Thomas and Stevens giving away easy technicals half way through the 2nd quarter as well as the rest of their roster looking clearly shaken up and out of the game, already down 31 in the middle of the second, ending up as a 41 point deficit at the half, down 72 - 31, the worst ever deficit in National Basketball Association playoff history, thanks to a surreal clutch fade on the buzzer from JR ... Read More »

Focus on Silva's future after Hull City's fate is sealed


Palace winger Wilfried Zaha said: "It is massive, this win". "We'd prepared for a final and then we made a mistake after a few minutes". Sam Allardyce has maintained his remarkable record of never having been relegated from the top flight after Crystal Palace secured their place in the Premier League for next season. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017 Schedule: Set to Begin on June 1


Cleveland has won all nine of its games by an average of 10.0 points per game, with many, including their Eastern Conference Finals Game 1 victory over Boston, feeling like a much greater deficit than the final score indicated. For the first time since 1966, Boston in the playoffs, missed at least 30 points from two players - LeBron James has shipped in the basket the Celtics 38 points, 32 more item added Kevin Love, who converted six shots. Read More »

Four-goal Kane helps Spurs rout Leicester


Kane will enter the final day of the season on Sunday in pole position to finish as top scorer, with the striker now on 26 league goals - two more than Everton's Romelu Lukaku. "Like always every summer, it's possible that something happens [that is] unseen but I think we are so, so, so calm about our key players". "The first three games I didn't score but then I went on a good run". Read More »

Sebastien Bourdais crashes at Indy, taken off on backboard

Like any other IndyCar race, the starting order was chosen by blind draw last night, but from there it gets complicated. After the incident Bourdais was seen moving in the cockpit, before being extracted from his vehicle by the ever-efficient Holmatro safety team and transferred via ambulance to the IU Methodist Hospital. Read More »

Wenger hints at announcement after FA Cup final


What happens to me after that is less important, " he said. The club looked destined for the drop when he took over and their relegation from LaLiga has since been confirmed with Adams losing all of his games. "We are on a good run and that's all we can do". Here, Press Association Sport's Tom White unearths a (perhaps tenuous) reason to pay attention to each of Sunday's games. Read More »

Mourinho Vows To Field Strong Side Vs Southampton, Pogba Out


United's defeat in the final game at Tottenham's White Hart Lane means they can not finish fourth. "Of course I have in my mind already what I think is going to be the team, but the players can influence decisions with positive or negative performance", the Man United websites quotes Mourinho. Read More »

Cloud Computing takes Preakness as Derby victor Always Dreaming fades


The most recent horse to win the Preakness without running in the Kentucky Derby was Rachel Alexandra in 2009 after long shot Mine That Bird won that year's Run for the Roses. Lookin At Lee is a closer who could come running late under Lanerie. Hence (20-1) 4. Always Dreaming (4-5) 5. The dark bay colt was never challenged in winning the Kentucky Derby by 2 ¾ lengths on a sloppy track at Churchill Downs. Read More »

Johansen injured, will miss remainder of playoffs

Ryan Johansen had to have emergency surgery, and is out for the remainder of the playoffs. "It kind of has to be behind us already, and we have to focus on the next one", he said, "Of course, that's a missed opportunity, but we battled back and obviously didn't have a good start". Read More »

Mourinho to give Dearnley, Gomes, Harrop, Mitchell and Willock their United debuts


Individually for the kids I think it will be a great experience. "They are a mishmash of players and I don't think he has a clue what his best team is". Crystal Palace have plenty to play for. "We played a good team, a team who tried to win and tried to finish well", Mourinho said after visiting goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved a barrage of hard shots, including Manolo Gabbiadini's fifth-minute penalty. Read More »

Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics


Minutes after the National Basketball Association announced the three finalists for the MVP award - and James wasn't among them - the Cavaliers star scored 30 points before resting in the fourth quarter. "It is embarrassing", Celtics guard Avery Bradley said. That one was critical to clinching Cleveland's first championship since the Browns won the National Football League title in 1964. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp says talks have begun in exciting revelation


Liverpool missed out on European football entirely last season after suffering defeat to Sevilla in the final of the Europa League and Klopp is happy with the simplicity of the equation facing his side. In an interview with The Times of London at Anfield on Thursday, Klopp spoke about his "privilege" in overseeing Liverpool's footballing fortunes, and his sense of responsibility for his legacy. Read More »

Cloud Computing wins Preakness in upset


The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place Saturday. Notes: Barbaro broke down at the start of the Preakness and had a fracture above and below his right rear ankle. Some think with a smaller field that Classic Empire has a strong chance to win, especially if he gets a good start. "I'm not going to dispute the fact that we brought in a fresh horse - that was part of our strategy", trainer Chad Brown said. Read More »

Wenger hails striking options at Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has told Sky Sports he gives "no worth" to the criticism he receives from pundits, and that manager Arsene Wenger's opinion is the only one that matters to him. It's Arsenal's second win in three days, having beat Manchester United by the same scoreline on Sunday . "We are aware we need to win all our remaining games to be in the race for the Champions League ". Read More »

Halep eases into Italian Open semis


Williams saved five breaks points in the second before seizing her only chance to take the match into a decider, but Muguruza recovered her composure to see off the American veteran in an hour and 46 minutes. With confidence and the power on her shots, Halep successfully closed out the match as she comfortably sealed up a bagel in the final set, outclassing the Russian in every aspect of the game. Read More »

Manchester United prepare to play the kids against Crystal Palace


United head in to the final game knowing they are guaranteed to finish sixth in the Premier League so it comes as no surprise that Mourinho is focussing on Wednesday night's Europa League final against Ajax . The big Dutchman saved the decisive spot-kick from Nicolas Anelka in 2008 as Chelsea were beaten on penalties in European football's biggest club match, and next month he will play with numerous team-mates from those days in Michael Carrick's testimonial. Read More »

Penguins bench Fleury for Game 4

Now, all signs point to Murray starting Game 4 in Ottawa. And that's why we very well may have seen Fleury in a Pittsburgh uniform for the very last time. In his National Hockey League career, the 22-year-old Murray has made 21 playoff starts and boasts a 2.05 goals-against average and.924 save percentage. Read More »

Penguins to start Murray in goal for Game 4

I agree with this decision, and yet it feels savage. That's the decision we made. Fleury had a miserable Game 3, giving up four goals on nine shots and generally looking lost for the first time all playoffs. Ottawa plays an extremely defensive brand of hockey designed by coach Guy Boucher, who arrived last May. The record of 51 one goal games set in 2007 is being closed in on rapidly. Read More »

Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern Conference final

Sidney Crosby replied for the injury-depleted Penguins, who trailed 5-0 after two periods. "This is the choice that we made for Game 4". "It works for us, so we're sticking with it". "That's what we're here to do". It's going to take some different bounces, some wacky bounces. Fleury had made it clear he wanted to be back in goal, but wasn't given the opportunity. Read More »

Champions Chelsea savour title festivities


I think at the end of the season we deserved to win this title. Cahill, 31, has led Chelsea for most the campaign with Terry, who is leaving the club at the end of the season, starting only five league games. Conte's Chelsea wrapped the title up with two games to spare, despite a late surge from rivals Spurs, and with that the six-times league champions have their sights set on doing the Double as they travel to Wembley in the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. Read More »

Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman


Freeman was expected to miss 10 weeks after being hit by a pitch from Toronto's Aaron Loup. Freeman was hitting.341 with 14 home runs at the time of the injury. "We will face all right-handers the rest of the homestand". "We wouldn't have signed James Loney if we thought the trade would happen", Coppolella said. Read More »

Welington Castillo's 10th-inning blast sends Orioles to victory


He finished the night 3-for-5 and plated four of his club's five runs. Since coming off the 10-day DL on May 16 from right shoulder tendinitis, Castillo is 9 for 15 (.600) with two homers and seven RBIs. I just tried to make good contact. After a 58 minute rain delay, the Orioles came out in the bottom of the 10th to face Grilli. But upon review, it became clear that the ball hit Smoak after he swung so he was out and the inning was over. Read More »

Cavs set NBA record with 41-point halftime lead

LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an National Basketball Association record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Read More »

James, Cavs complete sweep of Raptors

James said the Cavs will get a needed rest for the Eastern Conference Finals. "When you have a veteran team like this and you go in with the mindset of we're going to go out and compete for a full 48 minutes no matter what's happening, no matter what run they throw at us, no matter what physical game it turns into or whatever, we're ready for it", Irving said. Read More »

Celtics Unlikely To Trade For Paul George Or Jimmy Butler In Offseason


White to the Nets. Holding the rights to Brooklyn's first-round draft pick from the 2013 trade that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Nets, they won the lottery and will take the top pick for the first time since 1950. Two snubs of note include Gordon Hayward and Paul George . "Fultz is the clear choice" for the Celtics if they decide to keep the pick, according to Chad Ford. Read More »

Diamondbacks' Iannetta hit in face with pitch, walks off


Zack Greinke has a no-hitter through seven innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The game ended when Diamondbacks catcher Jeff Mathis threw out Harrison trying to steal second base with Francisco Cervelli at the plate. Osuna hit a 3-1 pitch from Tom Wilhelmsen (0-1) out to center field, forcing a split of a four-game series. It's their longest losing streak of the season, and Pittsburgh is 3-10 in its last 13 games. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez was Bloods gang member


Tell my story fully but never think anything besides how much I love you. "I love you so much and know you are an angel", he wrote . He also makes sure to tell her, " You're rich ". Hernandez made five phone calls before his death but he did not "make any apparent indication of an intent to harm himself during any of the phone calls", according to the report, the Boston Herald reported . Read More »

Reason behind Mahendra Singh Dhoni's OUSTER as captain of RPS

Without Stokes, RPS need to find a player who can perform with the bat and ball. In contrast, Mumbai Indians have a problem of plenty after they made six changes to their squad for the final league game against Kolkata Knight Riders and Ambati Rayudu, playing his first match of the season, played a match winning knock. Read More »

High society: Pippa Middleton marries at almost-royal event


Outside the hall, Mr and Mrs Matthews waved to spectators hoping to catch a glimpse of the wedding of the year. Britain's Prince William and Prince Harry, right, arrive at St Mark's Church in Englefield, England, ahead of the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Read More »