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Celtics Power Past Wizards In Game 7

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Boston got 29 points and 12 assists from Isaiah Thomas and 48 from its bench - including reserves Olynyk and Marcus Smart making plays down the stretch - and that was enough beat the Wizards 115-105 in Game 7. But Olynyk then took over. All through the series , they contributed more points than the back-court duo only once, when their 42-point effort in Game 3 trumped the 35 points of the Wall/Beal combination. Read More »

Takuma Sato wins the 101st Indianapolis 500

The battle between Sato and Team Penske's Helio Castroneves went right to the wire, with the pair exchanging places on a lap-by-lap basis as the race neared its conclusion, but it was ultimately Sato who made the decisive move to hold on for the win . Read More »

Gustafsson finishes Teixeira with insane combo in bloody UFC brawl

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Well, not only could Gustafsson face the victor of that fight soon, he's also battled both Cormier and Jones before (and lost close decisions each time). But as a person, he's not a champion in my eyes. "That's why I always tell the guys I hope D.C. wins because I like the guy. So that's what I mean when I say that he's the biggest enemy of all-time". Read More »

Not all smiles at Ferrari as Raikkonen unhappy with team

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It was the four-time F1 champion's third win of the season and 45th of his career, as well as Ferrari's first in Monaco since Michael Schumacher - Vettel's childhood idol - in 2001. "After that I was able to control the gap behind", said Vettel. When Sergio Perez pitted, from seventh, for front wing repairs, he was 10th. "It's a little bit unfortunate with the yellow flag at the end". Read More »

NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks Exciting Comeback Victory

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And I think we've been doing that. "We need to play the same way, and they're going to go in some time ". "We talk about it all the time ". Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for the Predators , who continued their dominant surge through these Stanley Cup playoffs with a strong start and a gritty overtime effort after Hampus Lindholm's first playoff goal in two years tied it for the Ducks . Read More »

Pogba On Target As Man Utd End On A High

Juan Mata believes Manchester United finally have the right manager in José Mourinho , with the Spain global hopeful a new era of success can be kick-started by winning the Europa League . No Champions League might even stop some of its biggest transfer targets, like Antoine Griezmann, coming to Old Trafford next season. He added: "There's a lot of games". Read More »

Brandon Jacobs vs. Jim Harbaugh, round three

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Perhaps the time that Jim Harbaugh spent with Pope Francis taught the MI coach a bit about kindness towards others. "Jim, I had a lot of respect for Jim when I was there - before I got to know him ", Jacobs said on CBS Sports Radio . Read More »

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

After being in the top six for most of the opening 150 laps, the race had fallen away from the Spaniard after two cautions in quick succession shuffled him down the order. Although we know we will only race in dry conditions, the weather could still play a massive factor - affecting timings and the race schedule. "It was a nice surprise to come here with the big guys and be competitive". Read More »

Arsenal win FA Cup for the record 13th time by defeating Chelsea

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Wenger's future remains up in the air, with his contract set to expire and a board meeting planned on Tuesday, but Ramsey is hoping an agreement can be reached for the 67-year-old to sign a new deal. "They started the game better than us". "I don't mind facing criticism from supporters or from journalists, I will always try to answer it if I can, but once the game starts you should stand behind your team". Read More »

Jose Mourinho: 'Antoine Griezmann deal out of my hands'

Since arriving, the Portuguese has broken club and world transfer records to bring back fan favourite Paul Pogba , as well as adding three other top talents in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Eric Bailly. Marouane Fellaini has claimed he would be willing to break bones for Jose Mourinho as he plans to stay at Manchester United for the foreseeable future. Read More »

Warriors Take 3-0 Series Lead on Spurs

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The Warriors have already dispatched of the Spurs and wait in the wings for a potential rubber match with the Cavs. The Cleveland Cavaliers look to set the tone of this series early by stealing game one and home court advantage. John McGraw's Giants won the rematch the following year 4-0 with one tie before Ruth gave the Yankees their first title the following year to cap the first season at Yankee Stadium. Read More »

Pittsburgh and Nashville clash in Stanley Cup of contrasts

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The first emotion that washed over Crosby when Kunitz's shot went in wasn't elation. The Predators have a powerful defense, led by Ryan Ellis , Roman Josi , P.K. Sat., June 3 Game 3 - Pittsburgh at Nashville NBCSN 8 p.m. Mon., June 5 Game 4 - Pittsburgh at Nashville NBC 8 p.m. Thur., June 8 Game 5 - Nashville at Pittsburgh * NBC 8 p.m. Read More »

Andretti backs Alonso for Indy 500 glory

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It's gone, so far, textbook flawless. "Now it is the hard part of trying to convert that into a win". "We've got to get through it and get through it successfully". "He could, of course", Mario Andretti told Omnisport. Twoteenagers suspected of the attack have been arrested and Dixon can focus on trying to claim a second Indy 500 crown. Read More »

Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week

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A 2014 World Cup victor with Germany, Mertesacker said he had "suffered" this season but was delighted to be able to give his all as Arsenal finished the season on a high by securing a record 13th FA Cup win. "They played a good game", Courtois told BBC Sport . "We are disappointed, but congratulations to Arsenal because they played very well", said the Belgium stopper. Read More »

Hazard jokes about his new contract and Romelu Lukaku

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Eden Hazard believes Chelsea can lay down the challenge to their rivals for next season by completing a Premier League and FA Cup double on Saturday. He's had a sterling season and has helped Chelsea march to the title. It is added that the club are looking into potential younger recruits with Monaco's Kylian Mbappe among the top players on their wishlist for the summer. Read More »

Dixon has pole, Alonso has spotlight for wide-open Indy 500

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Alonso told American broadcaster ESPN . One man says even if it storms again on Saturday night or Sunday morning, he's not leaving IMS until after the race. He was the Team Penske prodigy returning to the site of his former glory when Montoya won in 2015, and he came back previous year as the defending race victor. Read More »

Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

Kvitova dropped her racket and held her head in her hands, her eyes filling with tears while her support team, wearing T-shirts marked "Courage, Belief, Pojd" (Come on! in Czech), celebrated wildly. Kvitova took the first point with a forehand victor and swiftly moved into a 3-0 lead. The 25-year-old Dimitrov is something of an enigma because he often has looked like he is ready to break through and join the top players in the game. Read More »

Warriors' Mike Brown: Steve Kerr may be back for the Finals

But Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are something else entirely. But if an National Basketball Association player can make the maximum no matter where they play, why not join a super team? Addressing reporters after practice on Saturday, the Cleveland Cavaliers big man laughed off the team's underdog status against the Golden State Warriors heading into their third straight NBA Finals meeting. Read More »

Kvitova's return to provide French Open with early emotions

But the two-time Wimbledon champion was in Paris on Friday as her place in the first-round draw was confirmed . Petra Kvitova firmly dismissed any doubts over her form with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over World No.86 Julia Boserup on the first day of play at Roland Garros . Read More »

Hamilton happy to take points and move on

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Australian Daniel Ricciardo , on pole in the Mediterranean principality previous year for Red Bull , will start fifth and next to Spaniard Carlos Sainz for Toro Rosso. "Not only a victory, but a one-two finish at a Grand Prix with a tradition as glorious as Monaco , where Ferrari last won with another one-two, delivered on that occasion by Schumacher and (Rubens) Barrichello". Read More »

Andre Agassi to coach Novak Djokovic at French Open 2017

Two weeks after splitting with his entire team , world No. 2 Novak Djokovic confirmed that he is tapping Andre Agassi for a trial partnership through the French Open . "My career was always on the upward path and this time I'm experiencing how it is when the path takes you in a different direction". "You're an wonderful player". Read More »

Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

From the beginning when I hit a nice forehand, I was so happy inside, and I was, like, 'Wow, it's really great that I still have it.' I'm kind of practicing normally, but I'm not practicing that much I worry about inflammation in the fingers". Read More »

30 is the new 25 in men's tennis now

Maybe some time is a good thing. Nadal boasts a sensational career record at Roland Garros with 72 wins and just two defeats, against Djokovic in 2015 and an injury-affected shock loss to Robin Soderling in 2009. On clay this year, he has at least been on an upward curve - quarter-finals in Monte Carlo , semi-finals in Madrid and a runners-up spot in Rome where he was demolished by Alexander Zverev . Read More »

Kvitova to play French Open less than six months after stabbing

But I'm happy that I didn't have to change any techniques or something. That was one of the biggest, of course. "I see life a little bit from a different angle". The attacker hasn't been caught, which only added to the agony and anxiety as Kvitova attempted to recover. But, after practicing well this week, Kvitova's representative officially announced that she will, in fact, play this weekend, showing us that miracles can and do really happen. Read More »

Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

Arsenal picked up silverware after a disappointing season. Amid all the drama regarding future of Wenger at the club, the manager and his team delivered another great performance for its fans to cheer. "It's been an up and down year but to finish with an FA Cup , it has to be deemed a success". Wenger said he would meet the Arsenal board on Tuesday to discuss his future. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins fifth Madrid Open title

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves to Rafael Nadal of Spain during their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid , Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Seemingly in control with a triple-set point as Thiem served at 4-5, Nadal had his momentum stopped by the courageous shotmaking of Thiem. "He deserved to win". Read More »

French Open to start with Petra Kvitova's return to court

LAST YEAR: Djokovic became the first man in almost a half-century to win four consecutive major tennis championships, completing a career Grand Slam, by beating Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. "It feels exciting. It feels right in this moment". "Of course I think he's back at his best this year, and then also he won here nine times". I felt like tennis was taken away from me, and it wasn't my decision. Read More »

Kerber in shock early exit, Kvitova returns

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In press conference the World No. 1 said: 'She played a good match. "I think I came here as a victor already", Kvitova said. "It was a nice and really heart-warming welcome on Chatrier". So I think this is the most, yeah, thing that it's a little bit different than to the other surface. Evans did not play badly in the first set but as Robredo warmed to his task - the thermometer was stuck in the 30s so it was hard for him to do anything else - so Evans faded away. Read More »

Antonio Conte set to sign bumper new four-year deal at Chelsea

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A six-way battle for the Premier League was anticipated this season but did not materialise as resurgent Chelsea dominated, winning by seven points from Tottenham. The post Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester attack appeared first on Vanguard News . Both clubs have made the decisions to avoid placing an extra burden on police and security services following the Government's decision to raise the national terror threat level to critical. Read More »

Took risk of coming back to Chelsea, says Luiz

Battered by criticism from furious Arsenal fans who have called for his resignation throughout a troubled season, Wenger was finally able to celebrate as he won the FA Cup for a record seventh time. "I don't think I can answer that question", Wenger said, "at the moment". "I'm in a public job, I accept to be criticised and people don't agree with me", he said. Read More »

Arsenal Win 13th FA Cup Title, Beating Chelsea 2-1

Welbeck said: "The manager is his own man and he makes his own decision and the board will make the right decision.You can't read him". "Wednesday or Thursday it will all be clear." "I can't describe this". He played a total of just 127 minutes in the 2016/17 campaign. "What he did today was just a effect of an unbelievable attitude every day, even if not selected, until the Everton game in the squad". Read More »

Kawhi Leonard Officially Questionable for Game 3 vs. Warriors with Ankle Injury

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What's the pain like now? "I'm not sure, I mean, it's still not ready", Leonard said. Brown told reporters he was pulled over after ignoring a request to stop at a red light as the Spurs coach rolled towards the Oakland Arena. "It's frustrating", he said. "Patty Mills is tough to chase around and Klay is trying to chase him and get help from his teammates, but that's work". Read More »

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

In the process, Cleveland set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. For the third straight year they'll face the Golden State Warriors in the championship series. Will the Celtics overcome the odds, or will the Cavaliers slam the door shut on the series? Most importantly, they care about my health, not just being a basketball player. Read More »

Ian Poulter to compete at PGA Championship

That's when a clerical oversight - discovered by Brian Gay - saved him. The Englishman took it from there. "It's been a big week", Poulter said. Cabrera Bello threw his 8-iron high in the air, and it went into the water, though at least it could be retrieved. Poulter had carded 17 pars and one birdie in a third round of 71 and extended his run of holes without a bogey to 37 thanks to holing from 17 feet for par on the ninth after leaving his birdie attempt woefully short. Read More »