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Houston Rockets v Golden State Warriors

Houston's Most Valuable Player candidate James Harden had 32 points in the losing effort as the Rockets twice failed to close out the series and blew the chance to advance to the Finals for the first time since 1995. They might have to do it without star Chris Paul , who is dealing with a strained right hamstring that kept him out of Game 6 . With a trip to the NBA Finals on the line, he didn't want anyone making mistakes, and he was even more high-strung than usual. Read More »

How to Watch Game 1 of the NHL's Stanley Cup Finals

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It was the 17th playoff goal of Carlson's career, breaking a tie with Kevin Hatcher for most playoff goals by a defenseman in Capitals' history. That said, even though he plays there, he's all-in on his hometown Vegas Golden Knights . This game crushed the 5.5 O/U in the first 30 minutes. The over-under for total number of goals scored in game one tonight is 5.5. Nosek was in the right place at the right time for the decisive goal. Read More »

Indy 500: "Danica Patrick says 'I've really got a shot"

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Patrick said that was what "really launched" her career. Will Power won the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday afternoon, giving owner Roger Penske another victory at the Brickyard. "But I never said never because I know better". "The guys did a great job all week". The girl from Roscoe, Illinois, who left home at 16 to move to Europe and chase her dreams of being a professional race auto driver, had no more racing ahead of her. Read More »

Ramos' 'Dirty Tricks': Thousands Sign Petition Against Real Madrid Captain

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The nature of Salah's injury is still unclear but Egypt's medical team are confident he will be available for the World Cup in Russian Federation. Police are investigating after Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was subjected to death threats and vile abuse on social media after his costly mistakes condemned his side to a painful Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid . Read More »

UFC Fight Night 130 Weigh-In Results: Darren Till Misses Weight

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After several minutes of silence, UFC officials finally emerged and said due to a "family emergency", Till had been given an extra hour to make weight, but he was already in the hotel where the weigh-ins were being held. "Every time I would come in, he was right there in front of him". " I missed weight , and I'm truly embarrassed by it, but the fight's still on hopefully". Read More »

Iguodala Day-to-Day, Paul Game-Time Decision for Game 7

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Houston is more than capable of hitting 20 or more threes in a game - something it looked like it might do in the first quarter of Game 6, when the Rockets scored 39 points and jumped out to a 17-point lead. The last time that happened was in the first round, when Cleveland was outscored by in by 40 total points but won the series in seven games. The Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James will visit either the Golden State Warriors or the Houston Rockets in Game 1. Read More »

Olympique Lyon star Fekir denies being close to Liverpool switch

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According to the French outlet, the 24-year-old is interested in a move to Anfield but, out of respect for his current employers, he won't discuss any personal terms with the Reds until a fee has been agreed with Lyon . 'There have been no discussions either with Nabil or with other clubs, so it's very premature. Arsenal and Chelsea have also been linked with a potential move for the 24-year-old, who will be a member of Didier Deschamps' 23-man France squad in Russian Federation for ... Read More »

Cavaliers 87-79 Celtics: LeBron advances to eighth-straight Finals

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But for Jeff Green and George Hill, the Cavaliers win over the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals marks their first trip to the championship in their nine-year careers. It's ridiculous. With the pressure, with the scrutiny, it doesn't matter. "The bigger the stage, the bigger the player, and he's been doing it for us since we've been here", praised Coach Tyronn Lue . Read More »

Redemption for Ricciardo at 2018 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

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Ricciardo topped every practice session and qualifying segment in the build-up to the race. "At some stage Red Bull are going to get an engine and then they will be even closer in the mix with us". Vettel backed off after initially pushing for an overtake and he was unable to succeed on deteriorated tyres later in the race, settling for second to cut Lewis Hamilton's championship lead to 14 points - the Mercedes driver finishing in third. Read More »

Trevor Bayliss decries Al Jazeera match-fixing allegations as 'outrageous'

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The two men suspended are Tharanga Indika, a curator and assistant manager at Galle International Stadium, and Tharindu Mendis, a professional cricketer. Australia's captain Tim Paine added: "At this stage it's unsubstantiated claims". "So we've spoken about it, but getting on a plane tonight now, we get to go over there and talk through our actions, which the guys are looking forward to". Read More »

Roland Garros beckons the champions and challengers

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It was Stephens' first win at a Grand Slam tournament since claiming her first major title in NY last September. Nadal has a record 79 wins against just two defeats in his Roland Garros career and arrives in Paris with his 11th titles in Monte Carlo and Barcelona and an eighth triumph in Rome . Read More »

Chelsea could thrive under Maurizio Sarri, Gianfranco Zola partnership - Claudio Ranieri

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Goal understands the Blues have agreed to pay the £8m release clause in Sarri's contract with Napoli , which still requires paying despite Sarri having been replaced by Carlo Ancelotti on Wednesday. The Stamford Bridge outfit are set to spend up to €85 million to unite the Senegalese defender with his former boss in London. With the deal reportedly done, attention has turned to who Sarri may look to bring with him to Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Texas A&M among the teams that Texas will host in NCAA regional

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This year also marked FSU's fourth straight appearance in the ACC title game. "I'm excited. Not only are we getting back a great player but his leadership qualities will be what we need for this team and where we are now". The Seminoles proceeded to load the bases with no outs, but the Cardinals escaped further damage with the help on a double play on a hard-hit ball. The Seminoles tied the game with two more in the seventh. Read More »

Manchester United fans troll Liverpool supporters over Champions League loss

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Liverpool went down 3-1 to Real Madrid , with the Spanish side getting their opener in weird style as Karim Benzema blocked Karius' attempted throw out into the net. The club will undoubtedly strengthen in the summer and with Jurgen Klopp at the helm, the club have a manager who understands the club. The German goalkeeper has had several death threats sent to him and his family via social media since the final whistle, and Merseyside Police have confirmed that they are investigating ... Read More »

Ronaldo regrets Real Madrid exit hint

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If he does end his five-year stay in Madrid this summer, Bale went out in style as he's collected four Champions League winners medals and this will be the sweetest of the bunch. In the next few days I will speak. Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane , who become the first ever manager to win three consecutive European Cups, said that Ronaldo must stay. Read More »

Froome zooms into pink jersey in giro

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Four-times Tour de France victor Froome is now perfectly poised to win the one grand tour missing from his collection heading into the final two days of racing. Behind Nieve, though, everyone waited with baited breath for the attacks to start between Froome and Dumoulin. "I couldn't have dreamed of a better birthday". Read More »

Monaco win 'redemption' for 2016 loss - Ricciardo

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But the Dutch driver crashed in the morning practice session. It later transpired that he had damaged his gearbox, and Red Bull were unable to replace it in time for him to compete in qualifying. "He knows that more than anybody". Ricciardo moves up to third in the Championship, while Vettel closes Hamilton's lead at the top by three points. Read More »

Warriors Storm Back At Home To Force Game 7

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But the Warriors tightened up on defense, contested shots, and their own shots began to fall, with two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson knocking down threes with machine-like precision. We still made mistakes, but we've just got to put a string of 48 minutes together". Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, Calif. It'll air on TNT at 9 p.m. Read More »

I bet Ronaldo stays at Madrid, says Casemiro

Gifting Karim Benzema an opening goal in the 51st minute let Madrid take control after Liverpool were better for much of the first half. Moments after his brace against Liverpool secured a third straight Champions League title for Real, Bale said that he needs to play every week. Read More »

Arsenal striker Aubameyang hails Emery says club 'stagnated' under Wenger

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has admitted that Arsenal "stagnated" towards the end of Arsene Wenger's reign, with all concerned now looking forward to a fresh start under Unai Emery . Not yet fluent in English, Arsenal's new boss still impressed the British sports media and the Gunners supporters with his enthusiasm in his first press conference. Read More »

Liverpool to refund cup final tickets for fans with cancelled flights

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Check out the footage of Carragher singing with Liverpool fans, PLUS a bonus video below of the Reds legend making a muppet of himself on the dancefloor! Neville wanted to stick it to Liverpool then and he certainly wants to stick it to them now after tweeting a rejig of the club's widely popular Allez Allez Allez chant. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets, force Game 7

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Durant was on the wrong side of that performance. Heading back to Oracle Arena for Game 6 while facing a 3-2 series deficit, the defending champions displayed an air of confidence that one would expect from arguably the greatest National Basketball Association team ever assembled. Read More »

NBA James Harden Dismisses Shooting Woes vs. Warriors 8 hours ago 567

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The only downside for Houston was an apparent hamstring injury to Paul that saw him limp off in the final minute. "What he did was remarkable", Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said of Paul. That's according to All-Star guard Klay Thompson after the Warriors tied the Western Conference Finals at 3-3 in California. Just too many turnovers, too many reaches. Read More »

LeBron James’ 46-point game stuns Boston, forces game seven

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LeBron James led the way with a monster game of 46 points to go with 11 rebounds and nine assists, George Hill added a series-high 20 points while Jeff Green chipped in with 14 points off the bench. "As we talked about all year, tomorrow night is not going to be flawless". For James, it's an opportunity to extend the season for his hometown team and put off another summer of questions about his future. Read More »

Steelers' Artie Burns Trashes New NFL National Anthem Policy, Calls It 'Bullying'

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Rooney said the policy was never put to a vote at the spring meeting even though National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said all 32 teams were in agreement. "I don't think I ever referred to that", he said. The NFL Players' Union is against the new rule , but one reporter tweeted players believe "Trump has legitimately spooked the NFL ". Read More »

Karius accepts blame for Liverpool's Champions League heartbreak

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There was anger and shock from Liverpool fans inside the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, while Egyptian fans held their breath with a first World Cup match in 18 years just three weeks away. But the holders were back on top after Salah's injury . "It's a serious injury, a really serious injury". Karius rashly came off his line and Isco put the ball over the goalkeeper. Read More »

Ricciardo on Monaco pole after record lap

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Despite Verstappen himself being open, although understandably with some hesitancy, to discussing the incident, Ricciardo quickly interjected, inquiring "is she asking about Baku?", before imploring "let it go Natalie!" One thing Verstappen might be banking on to make up a few places is trouble for the hypersoft tyre in race conditions. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane criticised for benching Gareth Bale for Champions League final

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Well, Zidane responded in his own way, when Gareth Bale , only on the pitch for literally seconds, connected with Marcelo's cross into the box to produce a stunning overhead kick past the disbelieving Loris Karius. Ronaldo won his first UCL trophy in 2007/08 with Manchester United and now added four in five years with Real Madrid, where he has now won it in 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18. Read More »

Kerr: Warriors Expecting to be Without Andre Iguodala in Game 7

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It's official: Both conference finals series are heading to a Game 7. Gordon responded by making his first four 3-pointers and scoring a rugged 19 points , while Harden - who entered Game 6 having missed 20 consecutive 3-pointers - totaled 32 points after missing his first two shots from long range. Read More »