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Final: Cavaliers 112, Celtics 99 11:00 pm Tue

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After the Cavs obliterated the Celtics , 130-86, in Game 2, it didn't seem like Boston could stand a chance against LeBron James , 32, Tristan Thompson , 26, and the rest of the Cleveland squad. Who's next? Is there anything left in Brad Stevens' bag of tricks? For a free way to watch the Celtics vs. Cavs live streaming online, SlingTV is the way to go. Read More »

Owners vote to push back LA's Super Bowl hosting date

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But after construction was delayed by almost 60 days due to heavy rainstorms in the area from November through February, that opening was pushed back to 2020. The construction of Denver sports magnate Stan Kroenke's palatial Los Angeles-area National Football League stadium has been mired in the mud of an unusually wet Southern California winter, and so the early-2021 Super Bowl that was to have been played there will be staged in Florida's Tampa Bay region instead. Read More »

Arturo Vidal urges Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez to join him at Bayern Munich

Sanchez's future at the Emirates Stadium remains in doubt, with the Gunners offering a club-record £300,000-a-week extension on his contract in a bid to keep him. Take a look at the best responses to Alexis being listed as an Bayern player in Chile's squad list on Twitter .... Vidal said he felt Sanchez "would do very well here" and added that Arsenal "are not as strong as other big clubs at the moment". Read More »

Wolves Interested In Signing Derrick Rose

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But if the Knicks go in a different direction-or guards like Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox , N.C. State's Dennis Smith Jr . or French prodigy Frank Ntilikina-are off the board, team president Phil Jackson could go in a different direction for a wing or big man. Read More »

Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley get heated on the air

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Things didn't get any friendlier from there. Shaq: "You don't want to mess around, Chuck?" "I wasn't riding on Dwyane Wade's and Kobe's coattails", Barkley barked back, giving Shaq short shrift for his contributions on the Los Angeles Lakers teams that three-peated from 2000 through 2002, and the Miami Heat squad that won it all in 2006. Read More »

More cyberattacks expected in wake of WannaCry

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Microsoft had released a patch in March to counter WannaCrypt ransomware , the company also issued a prompt update on Friday to Windows Defender to detect the WannaCrypt attack. You should make multiple backups - to cloud services and using physical disk drives, at regular and frequent intervals. The program takes control over a user's system and brings up a message telling users they can recover their files only if they send $300, or in some cases $600 in bitcoins to a specific address. Read More »

Teddy Bridgewater not cleared, not at practice; return 'still the unknown'

The Vikings' GM said the team chose to release video of him throwing because he anticipated being asked about Bridgewater's progress and wanted to show where he was in the rehab process. Spielman declined to answer any questions about specifics, including whether Bridgewater was ahead, behind or on schedule or if there's hope of having Bridgewater take part in training camp. Read More »

Officials fear more terror attacks in the UK

Mrs May has not gone that far. "Thank you to everyone who's supported us and sent their love". 22 people died when a suicide bomber detonated and IED in Manchester Arena, England, during a concert of USA pop star Ariana Grande . Islamic State has in the meanwhile claimed responsibility. Mr Collomb told French television that both British and French intelligence services had information that Abedi had been in Syria. Read More »

Murray stunned but Djokovic makes last 8

Tomas Berdych , the 11 seed, also progressed into the third round following a 7-6 (5), 6-3 win against Robin Haase of the Netherlands. World No.59 Coric, who won his first ATP title last month in Morocco, took the second break point to serve out for the match , sending last year's finalist and two-time Madrid victor Murray packing. Read More »

After title, Chelsea boss Conte sets sights on FA Cup glory

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Boro boss Steve Agnew has suggested that Gibson could stay at the Riverside Stadium to lead their immediate push for a return back to the Premier League next season, leaving Chelsea and Liverpool reportedly disappointed. "Don't worry I got this yall God loves unexpected heroes Very happy tonight enjoy the title FAM!" "For this I want to thank my players because they trusted in new work and a new philosophy". Read More »

Rome Masters champ Alexander Zverev backs Rafael Nadal for French Open

In the women's draw, second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic lost 6-3, 7-6 (9) to No.8 seed Elina Svitolina . Djokovic was coached by Boris Becker the last three seasons but they split previous year. Dominic (Thiem ) has been showing he's been playing very, very well. But Zverev was composed throughout and won in one hour and 21 minutes. "If I have half the career Novak has had, I will be just fine." Djokovic has always been compared to Agassi, as the two are ... Read More »

Nicky Hayden, champion motorcycle racer, dies in Italy

Hayden most recently rode with the Red Bull Honda World superbike team and was reportedly training in Italy when the crash occurred. Several family members, including his mother and brother, were flown from the United States to be at his bedside. Read More »

Craziest McGregor vs Mayweather news yet

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Anthony Joshua has requested a slot on the undercard of what will presumably go down as the most watched combat sports event of all time, presuming that McGregor vs. Enjoyed that? Keep reading, we have something else for you. . No, I don't think so. "It's close [to being one of the greatest mismatches in boxing]". Read More »

Monaco complete signing of Belgian sensation Youri Tielemans for £21.6m

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The 20-year-old hot-shot will sign a five-year contract that will see him earn approximately €2 million per season, double the amount he earned at Anderlecht. 'If the transfer is completed, he can join Anderlecht's previous alumni [Vincent] Kompany and [Romelu] Lukaku '. "The only thing that is still in the way of the transfer is the medical tests, but they are scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday". Read More »

Premier League champion Chelsea calls off victory parade

Arsenal are disappointed with their fifth-placed Premier League finish but focused on winning the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, striker Danny Welbeck has said. Conte said: "Thank you very much". "I love playing football and it's all I've ever known, to be honest". "I really feel sorry for him because I think he's shown outstanding qualities, and I think he has handled the whole situation". Read More »

Kyrie Irving leads Cleveland to the verge of the NBA Finals

So fans' reaction on Twitter was a bit more relaxed. although James did take some abuse for missing a wide-open dunk that would have given the Cavs the lead in the third quarter. "We have to do a better job at defending him as a unit, trying to make everything hard on him". Iso, where he's one of the best in the league and he produced for us. Read More »

Celtics throw scare into LeBron, Cavs in Game 4

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Irving was down on the court and clutching his left ankle, but was able to stay in the game. The series returns to Boston on Thursday night, with the Cavaliers knowing a win will set up the third Finals series in a row against Golden State Warriors. Read More »

Andrew Hawkins to sign one-year deal with Patriots

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Days after earning his master's degree in sports management from Columbia - with a flawless 4.0 GPA - the former Cleveland Browns wide receiver has signed with the New England Patriots . Hawkins spent the last three seasons with the Cleveland Browns, a team that won a total of 11 games in that time. He failed to build on his success, though, and caught 60 more passes for 600 yards and three touchdowns over the next two years. Read More »

Liverpool join race for Kylian Mbappe

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However a deal for Mbappe looks increasingly unlikely as Real Madrid are believed to be leading the race for his signature, with Arsenal also vying to sign him, while the player himself has rejected a move to Manchester United . "We will do everything we can to keep our players". "Let's get three or four world-class players in to transform a team that is a match for anyone when they are all fit and on form into a squad ready to challenge for trophies". Read More »

Bills sign WR Rod Streater, TE Wes Saxton following Cyrus Kouandjio release

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ORCHARD PARK -The Buffalo Bills announced multiple moves on Wednesday, as the team added a speedy wide receiver with size to the mix while cutting loose an offensive tackle who had a troubled offseason. Saxton has only played in one game, in 2015 with the Jets . Streater made the final 53-man roster with the Oakland Raiders in 2012, despite his undrafted status out of Temple. Read More »

Hayden passes away after cycling accident

His death was announced in a medical bulletin by the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in northern Italy , where he was taken following the accident, and later confirmed by his team and family. "We raced , we were teammates also", the 38-year-old Rossi said. "We will all miss him terribly". Several family members, including his mother and brother, were flown from the United States to be at his bedside. Read More »

My name will be remembered with Younis Khan: Misbah-ul-Haq

Chasing 304 to win the three-match rubber 2-1, the Windies closed on seven for one from 6.3 overs after Kieran Powell was caught at silly point off leg-spinner Yasir Shah to what proved to be the final ball of the day. "But I think whatever happens, happens for the best". I wish (Younis) all the best. I'll go and look at some footage of the English guys and see what weaknesses they have, what I'll be looking to exploit and see if that can work. Read More »

Liverpool eyeing silverware after top-four finish, says defender Milner

The only area where they've regressed is in the cup competitions, but they still managed to reach the semi-final of the League Cup where they were dumped out by a stubborn Southampton side. That, in turn, may have a positive effect on their domestic form. "The last few weeks we learned how to see games out against teams who sit back and play on the counter or try to score from a set-piece, so we can put that altogether next season". Read More »

Ashwin plans on doing 'something new' at Champions Trophy

I feel you have to be prepared for any challenge thrown at you and I generally expect placid wickets, and that's the way I prepare for limited-over matches. Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma , Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni , Yuvraj Singh , Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin , Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Manish Pandey. Read More »

Klopp: Sydney trip chance to celebrate successful Liverpool season

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Jurgen Klopp and his side travelled Down Under for the friendly clash, in which a host of legends including Steven Gerrard , Jamie Carragher and Steve McManaman rolled back the years and turned out once again for the Reds. Not that it bothered the jovial sea of red in the stands, who erupted into cheers when club legend Gerrard took a corner. "Half-spaces when counter-pressing does not work, it's all about organisation". Read More »

NBA Playoffs 2017 Celtics vs Cavaliers; Cavaliers to Win Game 4

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All Star guard Kyrie Irving then proceeded to take the helm and lead his side back into the contest on with a spectacular offensive performance, scoring nearly at will as the Cavs gradually eroded the Celtics' lead. Boston, missing the injured Isaiah Thomas, had four players in double figures, with Avery Bradley scoring a leading 19 points. James closed it with 15 points in the fourth, including a 3-pointer with 3:52 remaining for a 106-97 lead. Read More »

Manchester attack scars Europa final

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Heart goes out to all those whove lost loved ones.”. United midfielder Daley Blind also shared a message, writing: "Can't believe what happened last night, my thoughts go out to all those affected". Announcing the decision to cancel their press conference, United said in a statement: " We are sure that, in the circumstances, you will all understand our position on this matter ". Read More »

Grief-torn Man Utd summon nerve for final test

The only way to achieve that now is by winning the Europa League , which has become a more attractive competition since 2015 when the rules changed to offer the victor an automatic spot in the group stage of the Champions League . Rashford is likely to start up top again for Manchester United , with two of Lingard, Mata, Mkhitaryan and Anthony Martial playing either side of the Englishman. Read More »

Pablo Zabaleta given a heroic farewell by Manchester City

Having claimed two Premier League crowns during his time with City, Zabaleta downplayed the selflessness he is often praised for on the pitch as something any individual would do for his club. He said: "When I first came to Manchester I never thought it would be that long to be honest". "What I saw from outside when I coached against him, he was a guy in the box to score a goal", Guardiola said. Read More »

Arsenal player: I almost quit the club in January

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Wenger did not give any further hints on his immediate future, insisting he did not know whether the cup final would be his last match in charge of Arsenal . However, Wenger seems all aboard the 3-4-3 train right now so a large gap in that defence has emerged. " Gabriel is out for six to eight weeks", Wenger told a news conference on Wednesday. Read More »

Manchester United v Ajax Match Odds, Team News and Free Bets

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The Portuguese was speaking in reference to the Monday night's terror attack at the Manchester Arena that saw 22 killed and scores of others injured. Premier League campaigners Manchester United will this Wednesday night, May 24, 2017 face Ajax in the final of the 2017 Europa League which will be played in Stockholm . Read More »

Wenger softens stance on director of football at Arsenal

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Arsenal were fifth and Manchester United sixth. "Our points total is decent if you look at it over the years". Spurs , who finished third in the Premier League last season, are guaranteed to play Champions League football during the 2017-18 campaign. Read More »

How the Predators reached their first Stanley Cup final

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It's not clear who the Preds will be facing in the Stanley Cup Final . The Predators will host Games 3 and 4 of the final on June 3 and June 5, respectively. It's been about a month since the Blackhawks were embarrassingly eliminated out of the playoffs in four straight first round games. Bernier, staked to a 1-0 lead in the second period, gave up two goals on 18 shots and took the loss in the Predators' 3-1 victory. Read More »