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Cavs Advance to Their Third Consecutive Finals

Thomas injured the hip in March and aggravated it in the second-round series against Washington. Jordan scored 5,987 in his postseason career in 179 games from 1985-2003. Golden State led the league with a 67-15 record this season and is 27-1 in their last 28 games, including the playoffs. Oh, and the Cavaliers set a franchise record for points scored in the first half of playoff game. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Aims For Historic 10th French Open Title


Rafael Nadal , on the other hand, has arrived at the tournament in great form, having lost only one match on clay this season, but he is still wary of the threat posed by his French Open first-round opponent, the unpredictable Benoit Paire . Read More »

Bernhard Langer eagles final hole for 65, lead at Senior PGA

By closing with a 4-under-par 68 for a 72-hole total of 18-under 270, Langer earned his ninth senior major title to break a tie with Jack Nicklaus . Notorious for tinkering with his putting method, Singh went to a new putter and a new grip this spring and teamed with Carlos Franco to win the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, his first victory on the PGA Tour Champions. Read More »

Quintana snatches Giro lead from Dumoulin


The Dolomite climbs looked tailor-made for Movistar's Quintana but, try as he could, he failed to make any of his attacks stick and Dumoulin even threatened to extend his lead when he poured on the power on the final ascent. "Yesterday as I said in my interviews I respect all the strategies of every team and I would like that every other team respects my strategies". Sunweb team leader Dumoulin produced some valiant efforts trying to save his pink jersey this week, including a courageous ... Read More »

Long Shot Horse Cloud Computing Wins the Preakness Stakes

Cloud Computing ran down Classic Empire Saturday to win the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes . Brown, with one of the most powerful stables in the country, had one overwhelming thought in the winner's circle - his mentor Bobby Frankel , high on any list of the greatest American trainers. Read More »

Fernando Alonso retires from Indy 500 as Honda engine fails

Sato, who wrecked on the final lap while dueling Dario Franchitti for the lead in 2012, held off Helio Castroneves over the final laps. Ed Jones finished a career-best third and was followed by Max Chilton and Tony Kanaan, the highest finishers for Chip Ganassi Racing . Read More »

Hamilton: Ferrari is favouring Vettel

While the four-time champion German joyously celebrated the 45th win of his career - and Ferrari's first in Monte Carlo for 16 years - in a torrent of joyous words, the taciturn Finn fended off questions about the use of team orders. Bourdais still can't put any weight on his right leg for five weeks, but he is targeting he season-ending race at Sonoma to get back in his vehicle. Read More »

Mourinho: Griezmann? Ask Ed Woodward

Whether I want to continue doing that or go on and play more regular football. "We went out focused to win and we won for Manchester and the country". Ajax played the European Tournament after 21 years, and they make busy Manchester United's defense one after one attack. "It shows we're capable of anything", he said. Read More »

Hamilton: Vettel is clearly Ferrari's No.1 driver

It was also Vettel's third win of the season, after victories in Australia and Bahrain, and extends his lead in the standings over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points. Attention was soon refocused on the track when, on lap 60, the Safety Car was deployed after Wehrlein was tipped into the barrier at Portier. The German was able to walk away from the incident that ended both their days and most likely Button's Formula 1 career. Read More »

Chawrasia finishes T-58th, BMW PGA poised for tight finish

Alex Noren didn't have victory on his mind when he began the final round of the $7 million BMW PGA Championship. He had one of the hottest runs on any tour in recent memory past year when he won the Scottish Open, European Masters, British Masters and Nedbank Golf Challenge over the course of five months. Read More »

Rooney: I have lots of offers

Neil Fissler does add that the Portuguese "has 12 months left to run of a four-year deal", which is patently untrue, and leads us to doubt the veracity of the story, mind you. "We know we could have done better in the Premier League so to finish the season by winning the League Cup and the Europa League is fantastic". Read More »

LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

The Finals will mark the seventh straight trip for James and his eighth overall. The Cavs know what Golden State generally wants to do, and in last year's Finals they were so focused and physical that they were able to take the best regular-season team of all-time out of its comfort zone. Read More »

Celtic win Scottish Cup to clinch treble


The Dons were euphoric but it didn't last long when Stuart Armstrong blasted the ball into the net with a powerful strike. Brendan Rodgers became the third manager, after Jock Stein (1967, 1969) and Martin O'Neill (2001), to lead Celtic to a treble of domestic titles. Read More »

Ducks vs. Predators 2017 live stream

The second goal, and the only one on which Rinne had no chance, came when Predators center Ryan Johansen lost his check at the far post, allowing Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg an easy tap-in of Rickard Rakell's cross-ice feed 39 seconds into the second period to tie the score at 2-2. Read More »

Monaco GP: Vettel uses strategy to topple Raikkonen for win

There has been a flurry of activity in the pit lane halfway through the Monaco Grand Prix . "You can say there is a certain DNA in the auto and I think we have proved that our vehicle can go very quick in qualifying and the race , but it seems to be more of a diva to get it into the right window", team boss Toto Wolff explained. Read More »

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain learning from Dani Alves


The Arsenal manager reiterated after the game that he felt that this year they had been "hurt" but "the uncertainty over my future with the players". So, in that sense, he's been a massive influence for me in helping me through my years at Arsenal , just as has many players in this squad and players before this squad. Read More »

Facing fuming British prime minister, Trump vows to plug leaks


The US President was responding to expressions of outrage by the British leadership, including Prime Minister Theresa May , after information and images from the Manchester suicide bombing were leaked by US sources and appeared in the media , including The New York Times . Read More »

Boston had a comeback game for the ages. Is it sustainable….


He only had three shot attempts in the fourth quarter and missed them all. With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show in the third quarter. Read More »

Ducks vs. Predators live stream, Game 6

North of halfway through period two, Chris Wagner found the back of the net, ending what was 32:46 of scoreless hockey at Honda Center . The Nashville Predators have confirmed center Ryan Johansen needed emergency surgery because he suffered from compartment syndrome in his left thigh. Read More »

Messi, Neymar win Copa del Rey final for Barcelona


It turned out to be the final goal in an official match at the Vicente Calderon, the final goal for Barca in 2016-17 and also the final goal with Luis Enrique as Blaugrana boss - a fitting finale for the stadium, the season and the coach. Read More »

Astros' Dallas Keuchel improves to 8-0 on Saturday


The Astros have so thoroughly dominated Baltimore in recent years that two batters into Sunday's game it was unusual to see the Orioles leading Lance McCullers Jr. Dallas Keuchel made a triumphant return from the disabled list and George Springer homered and scored twice as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. Read More »

Collective effort responsible for Mumbai Indians' IPL-10 win


I would like him to continue to do well. It was clear that the adorable old lady was praying for Mumbai Indians because she was sitting in MI's box, but there was confusion among Twitterattis about who she is. Fellow Blackcap Lockie Ferguson bowled two overs for the Supergiants in the defeat, going wicketless and conceding 21 runs. We just wanted to make it hard by not giving him (Smith) pace. Read More »

Irfan Pathan: Indian Team can Defend the Champions Trophy

On the possibility of pressure of playing at home backfiring on England , Hussey reckoned that the leadership group, especially captain Eoin Morgan and coach Trevor Bayliss will be a calming influence on the side. Panesar Pakistan game will be the flawless stage for Kohli to rediscover his form. "I think in these conditions, England will be my firm favourites". Read More »

Francis Coquelin dedicates FA Cup final win to Arsene Wenger

Fabregas, a reported target for Manchester United and Liverpool , started just 15 games across the season and was a substitute for the FA Cup final defeat against Arsenal . For once, this was a day when so much went right for Wenger, even with a patched-up injury-depleted defense featuring captain Per Mertesacker making his first start in more than a year. Read More »

Formula One 2017: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix


Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen raced to his first pole in nine years when he set the pace in the qualifying race of Formula One Monaco Grand Prix with a timing of 1:12.178s on Saturday. Raikkonen eventually got the better of teammate Sebastian Vettel to claim his first pole since the 2008 French Grand Prix - 128 races ago. When he came back out, he was in front of Raikkonen while Ricciardo had jumped ahead of Bottas . Read More »

Celtics fall in Game 5, playoff run over

James needed 28 points heading into the game to surpass Jordan, who had 5,987 points, and he reached the magic number late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot. Boston had another nice balanced attack on offense, with Avery Bradley putting up 19 points to lead the team. But I can't answer that question and know if we're going to play them in the Eastern Conference finals next year. Read More »

'King' James reigns as Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

Last year, in the 2016 NBA Finals , James averaged 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds, and 8.9 assists as the Cavs beat the Warriors in seven games. That is until Kevin Durant came along. Spears of The Undefeated. He installed an experienced head coach, Mike Brown, as his top assistant and they strategized in advance for what would happen if Kerr's spinal condition flared up. Read More »

Seeded Kerber stunned in first round of French Open


Kerber , who ended Serena Williams's stay atop the WTA rankings a year ago, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten, 6-2, 6-2, by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. Read More »

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals

Cavaliers: The 42 points were a career playoff-high for Irving, who scored 41 in Game 5 of last year's Finals. While trying to savor a rewarding season in which they won 53 games, earned the No. The Warriors going undefeated the first three rounds, with coach Steve Kerr debilitated with a spinal condition, shows not only the collective talent Kerr oversees, but the planning Kerr did. Read More »

Returning Petra Kvitova Wins Roland Garros Opener

She said there is no pain in her left hand - which helped her make the last-minute decision to play in the French Open. Petra Kvitova said this week she is also set to play at Wimbledon later in the year where she has won the title twice. Read More »

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan record


He was just 21 in his first playoff game, but was well-prepared at that point to lead his teams on lengthy runs, whereas Jordan didn't get his Bulls out of the first round until he was 25. "I think it is making us better". The Thunder lost to Miami in five games, a series that made James a champion for the first time. Celtics G Avery Bradley on the team's first home game since the Game 2 Cleveland blowout, said, "We owe our fans a better performance.". Read More »

LeBron James seeks his own legacy in face of Michael Jordan comparison

Green hit LeBron in the groin, was suspended for Game 5 and Klay Thompson said postgame that, "I guess [LeBron's] feelings got hurt". When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a God. "I've been very blessed the last few years to be a part of this league and play on the big stage", said Cleveland star LeBron James , who has now reached the Finals for the eighth time - including each of the last seven years. Read More »

Man United to reward Jose Mourinho

Ferguson, who is now 75, managed United for 27 years, winning 13 Premier League titles, two Champions League crowns the FA Cup on five occasions and the League Cup four times. Mourinho said he was looking forward to taking a break from the game after a taxing last few months of the season, capped by playing the Europa League final in the wake of the bomb attack at a concert in Manchester that killed 22 people. Read More »