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Reporter savages JR Smith for spectacular Game 1 brain explosion

The game almost over, James jawed with both Curry and Klay Thompson , then Tristan Thompson and Draymond Green tangled moments later and made contact. "It was tough. He could have had a little floater but somebody was there", Lue said. I knew I was outside the charge line, so that's what the communication was to us. Read More »

Andre Iguodala to miss Game 1 of NBA Finals with leg contusion

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The guys were split with Dennis going with the Warriors in 5 and Keith taking the Cavaliers in 6. The best-of-seven series against the Cleveland Cavaliers begins Thursday night (8 ET, ABC ). They're two of the best players in the game, and if they get hot, their opposition is in big trouble. "People aren't going to be as excited". "I tried to bring it out and get enough space to maybe get a shot off", Smith said. Read More »

Fans Question International Status For Charity Match After Nasser Hussain's Commentary Stunt

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West Indies will be led by 2016 T20 World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite , with the likes of Andre Russell and Evin Lewis also included in the squad. Afridi, who retired from mainstream worldwide cricket two years ago, received a guard of honour at Lord's. Evin Lewis was the star of the day as he smashed 58 off just 26 balls and was deservedly awarded as the player of the match for his blistering performance. Read More »

LeBron James scores 51 points but Warriors beat Cavs in game one

Lebron James talks J.R. Smith's mistake and the late blocking foul called on him. But this is LeBron James , that's who he is. "His body has not responded at this point". Thomas, who recently retired from the Browns, responding by saying he would sign a game-worn jersey for anyone who retweeted his message should the Warriors win. Read More »

Sixers, Brown agree to three-year extension

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However, the manner in which he conducted himself through these hard times was exceptional, and is a huge reason as to why this much-deserved extension has been awarded to the 57-year-old Brown. Brett Brown trusted the process, and the process is rewarding him. However, he was able to help the team to its first Eastern Conference semifinals berth since 2011-12. Read More »

Damarious Randall offers to buy everyone a jersey if Cavaliers beat Warriors

However, Randall responded, saying there was "100% chance". Another fan said that there's no way Randall would deliver on this promise, which Randall did take issue with. "I thought it was tremendous". Damarious Randall underestimated the power of free stuff, and he may have to pay for it. Hopefully for Cleveland fans' sake, the jersey is one they like. Read More »

Pakistan vs England, Ist Test, Day 4

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It says a lot that one of the few bright spots for England was the performance with the bat of a 20-year-old off spinner on Test debut, that is not how things are supposed to work, particularly on home turf. But the former was gone in only the second over - before Pakistan could even get their hands on the second new ball. Earlier, Pakistan added 13 to their overnight total before they were bowled out for 363, with Mark Wood having Abbas caught behind in the day's fifth over. Read More »

Serena Williams reveals plans for baby number 2

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She could have advanced on muscle memory alone. With the headlines dominated by the returns of Williams and Sharapova, world number one Simona Halep will begin her latest bid to win a maiden Slam very much under the radar. Her attitude after the match was telling. Nadal, after all, had won his tenth French Open title in 2017 without dropping a single set and has been in imperious form, arriving in Paris with a 19-1 win-loss record on clay this year. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 5 keys to beating Cavaliers in 2018 NBA Finals

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Last season, Golden State was listed at -300 to defeat the Cavs in the NBA Finals , which they did in five games . After being very correct about not being afraid of the Raptors, and slightly less correct about not being afraid of the Celtics, here are three reasons why I will still be able to sleep at night despite the Cleveland Cavaliers upcoming match-up with the reigning National Basketball Association superteam, the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Serena Williams and the mother of all comebacks

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It's a bit hard to avoid", Barty said after booking the second-round blockbuster with a thumping 6-3 6-1 victory over Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva. Continuing his comeback from foot surgery, Duckworth put up a fight against third seed Marin Cilic on centre court before bowing out 6-3 7-5 7-6 (7-4) to the 2018 Australian Open finalist and 2017 Wimbledon runner-up. Read More »

Frank Lampard in advanced talks with Derby over manager’s role

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The former England midfielder has to resolve a few contractual issues with the Sky Bet Championship club but the expectation on both sides is that the deal will be completed. "There's been interest from Derby and I've been speaking with them", Lampard said at the weekend. "It's a big club, with big tradition and big history, which I really like". Read More »

Have we seen too much of the best NBA Finals matchup?

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The Warriors won their second title in three years by beating the Cavs 4-1. In the regular season, the three ball accounted for 34.8 percent of Cleveland's non-garbage time shots, fourth highest percentage in the National Basketball Association (higher than the Warriors at 31.3 percent). Read More »

Olivier Giroud believes leaving Arsenal was the right decision

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The French national football team easily beat Ireland 2-0 in a friendly match, despite the torrential rain that fell on Saint Denis, with goals from Olivier Giroud and Nabil Fekir . That was until Giroud climbed highest to meet Fekir's corner, Doyle again got down to make a smart save, but the Chelsea striker reacted quickest to stab home the rebound. Read More »

Peru ace Guerrero cleared to play Russian Federation 2018

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Guerrero, 34, tested positive for traces of cocaine after a World Cup qualifier between Peru and Argentina on October 5. Guerrero, who will nearly certainly not have had another chance to play at the World Cup even if Peru qualified again, is now free to lead his country in their first appearance at the tournament for 36 years. Read More »

Chiefs’ Laurent Duvernay-Tardif receives medical degree from McGill

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Mr Duvernay-Tardif realised his talent for football while playing for his school's team as a medical student from 2010-2013 in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec. "If I make it to the Pro Bowl in the same year that I graduate from medicine... and win the Super Bowl, then I don't know what I'm going to do", he told the news outlet. Read More »

Alex Ovechkin has his first Stanley Cup Final goal

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They overcame a 1-0 deficit on Wednesday - Vegas had won 10 of 11 playoff games when scoring first - by dictating play, clogging the neutral zone, forcing giveaways and exploiting space in the Vegas zone. TL;DR - The refs will set a tone in the first minute, gradually move away from it for 58 minutes and then go back to said tone in the final minute. Read More »

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane steps down after winning Champions League

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane announced at an unscheduled press conference on Thursday that he will be stepping down as the manager of the glamorous club. Madrid finished third behind Barcelona and Atletico Madrid on the Spanish League table, compared to their usual high standards, as Barcelona ran away with the title. Read More »

Mohamed Salah to return from injury in Egypt's second World Cup game

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Bleacher Report journalist Dean Jones tweeted: "EFA President Hany Abo Rida says he is likely to miss Egypt's opener against Uruguay". However, after the 25-year-old met with the national team doctor in Spain, the Egyptian FA posted on their Facebook page that their star-man should be fit within three weeks at the most... Read More »

NFL Owner Admits Changing Mind About Signing Kaepernick After Trump Comments

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The player says that the owners illegally colluded to keep him off their teams despite his talent. The former 49ers quaterback believes that the league blackballed him over his political views. Kaepernick is now suing the National Football League, claiming that he was blackballed from being hired after leaving the 49ers because of his activism. Read More »

Has Aaron Ramsey dropped a hint over his Arsenal future?

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However, his optimism around Emery's appointment suggests he could be prepared to commit his future to the Gunners . Emery will need support from senior players like Ramsey. Unai Emery has already begun work to rebuild Arsenal's defence. Will Aaron Ramsey be extending his stay at Arsenal? Ramsey wants to sort things out first regarding his role under the Spaniard and if there are any positive leads, he will sign his, probably the last big, contract with the Gunners. Read More »

Bryan Colangelo on Twitter investigation: 'This is clearly not me'

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Philadelphia 76ers fans were rewarded for trusting "The Process". A Twitter thread from Legsanity suggests that Colangelo's wife, Barbara Bottini, was behind the accounts. Three of the accounts in question, including Eric Jr., have a recovery phone number ending in 91. What should the Sixers do with Colangelo? The Sixers had at least 20 impostor accounts shut down this season with people pretending to be Colangelo, a person familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press ... Read More »

Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

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Zinedine Zidane has dramatically QUIT Real Madrid . "After three years it needs another voice, another method of work, for this I took this decision", said Zidane. They have always respected what I've done, even when I wasn't playing well. "There are many reasons for this". After three years, this is what I've chose to do. Read More »

Man City target deals for Riyad Mahrez and Jorginho

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Manchester City are closing in on the double signing of Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez and Napoli midfielder Jorginho , with both deals possibly to be completed by the end of next week. "We know that an offer from Manchester City has reached Napoli ... we are waiting for a response from the Azzurri , who don't seem to have rejected the offer", Santos said. Read More »

Blues put new stadium project on hold

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Chelsea have announced on their official website that the plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge have been put on hold. Chelsea issued a statement on Thursday, May 31, saying work on their new stadium in west London would be suspended indefinitely because of the " unfavorable investment climate ". Read More »

Conte: Chelsea ‘drops’ interest in Sarri, eyes new manager

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And Icardi, according to Corriere dello Sport , is Sarri's first choice should Chelsea be willing to meet the striker's £96million release clause to prise him away from the San Siro. "For somebody like me, who loves watching games at home on the sofa, Napoli are spectacular and his brand of football is a joy to watch". Money is a means, not an end. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach

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You saw in the Copa this season and I can't forget out domestic campaign that easily here. "This team needs a change after three years". After three years, it's what I have made a decision to do. Zidane was locked in a meeting with club president Florentino Perez on Thursday morning, sources close to the club. "It's my decision", he said. Read More »

Zidane Quits Real Madrid

But he said that no other club was involved in his decision to part ways with Real and although experts have linked him to the French national team coaching job, Zidane insisted he is eyeing no other position at this time. The Frenchman took over a divided dressing room after the sacking of Rafael Benitez in January, 2016 and immediately set about uniting the squad. "I have no doubt that he will return". Read More »

Rafa Nadal overcomes challenge from lucky loser Simone Bolelli at French Open

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This time a year ago Sharapova had recently returned from a 15-month doping ban, but had not built her ranking high enough to qualify and was not offered a wild card. The American insisted it was "fun as well as functional" in a nod to the severe health problems she suffered after giving birth to daughter Alexis Olympia in September. Read More »

The Warriors Have Already Declared Andre Iguodala Out For Game 1

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If he can get some rebounds that lead to second-chance points, the Cavaliers will have more chances at three-pointers that they must hit if they hope to win this series. "We expect him to get over the hump and take us with him". The Cavs might follow the Rockets' gameplan and try to slow things down to a crawl against Golden State, and not having Iguodala could swing a few possessions towards the Cavs. Read More »

MS Dhoni most talked about player during IPL 2018: Facebook

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CSK has thrashed SRH taking away the title of IPL 2018 victor. The strike mostly remained with Watson and the Australian all-rounder took advantage beautifully by unleashing some ferocious shots. He started off with a dot but followed up with a cover-driven four, a hat-trick of sixes and ended with a steer through third-man. Rayudu, at 33, it doesn't really matter. Read More »

Real Madrid Dressing Room Upset By Ronaldo's Comments

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It is part of game and life that one day you have to leave. According to Real Madrid ex-President Ramon Calderon, Welsh forward Gareth Bale was never going to match five-time Balon d'Or victor Cristiano Ronaldo's success at the Bernabeu. Read More »

Arsenal look set to complete deal to sign PSG midfielder

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If Ramsey doesn't accept the offer, he is likely to be sold this summer as the Gunners look to avoid losing the midfielder for nothing next year. Arsenal has offered Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey a new five-year deal, in Unai Emery's first act of manager at the Emirates. Read More »