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by | May 24, 2017 | 09:05

Cleveland does not lead the 2-0 anymore. The Cavs and Los Angeles Lakers (1988 and 1989) share the National Basketball Association record for most postseason wins in a row. In Game 3, the Cavs got exactly what they wanted from James' talented supporting cast. Thomas being out doesn't make the Celtics better, they miss his offense - Marcus Smart was fantastic, but he is not going to be able to play the role of Thomas again - but it does make them a better defensive team.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:02

Golden State completed a 4-game sweep and remain unbeaten in the playoffs, 12-0 as they move on to their third straight NBA Finals. Again, San Antonio rated favorably in three of the " Four Factors " that are usually predictive of winning basketball games.

by | May 24, 2017 | 09:01

Joe Mauer had three hits, two RBIs and scored twice for the Twins , who reached season highs in runs and hits (21). Shoemaker (4-2) gave up three hits, three walks and struck out five in 6 1/3 innings. Home runs by Aaron Hicks in the fourth and Chris Carter in the fifth staked NY to a 2-0 lead against Duffy (4-3). Baltimore second baseman Jonathan Schoop made an error on a Kepler grounder for the third run before Escobar added a two-run double.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:58

Sissons had a hat trick as the Predators won 6-3 to win the series 4-2 and advance to the Stanley Cup Finals . Sissons' second of the game appeared to give Nashville a comfortable 3-1 lead three minutes into the third, but Anaheim answered when Ondrej Kase and Cam Fowler scored 3:52 apart.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:54

The Cleveland Cavaliers fell apart in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday and lost to the Boston Celtics , 111-108. Marcus Smart scored 27 points, and Bradley had 20 for the Celtics . The Celtics took Game 6 and the series. And lest we forget Jonas Jerebko , who personified "persona non grata" since the playoffs started, showed a little of that missing fight the Celtics have had this season.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:54

Below is a ratings form for you to fill out with how you rate each Manchester City player's performance. The Portuguese giants are said to be holding out for £80m for the duo, although City are only prepared to offer £63m at this stage as ultimately it's still a large chunk of the summer transfer kitty on these two players alone.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:49

Despite being labelled title contenders at certain stages this season, Wenger conceded that away defeats against Everton and Manchester City were turning points in Arsenal's campaign. "I don't think about the percentages", Wenger said . And the 67-year-old confessed surprise at the amount of importance others are now placing on his side achieving the same this year to qualify for the Champions League .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:48

With just over 12 months remaining on his contract with Arsenal, coupled with their failure to qualify for the Champions League next season, there are many reasons to be concerned for the Gunners faithful in their attempt to keep their star man.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:41

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after winning a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga , Spain , Sunday, May 21, 2017. "I am not going to do it, but I feel so happy inside". Consistency has been the most important thing - we've barely dropped any points. "The aim was to win LaLiga and all the competitions that we're competing in.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:42

The MVP race during the regular season was nearly always a two-person affair between Russell Westbrook and James Harden , but that doesn't mean LeBron James - who wasn't a finalist for the award for the first time since 2008 - isn't entitled to feel snubbed.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:44

James is 20-0 in playoff series in which his team won the first two games, and the Cavaliers are 14-0 in those sets. Game 4 is on Tuesday Night in Cleveland . Let us regroup and all the narrative and everything that was going on, let's regroup and let's get back to playing desperate basketball, which they did tonight.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:42

United captain Wayne Rooney posted on Twitter: "Devastating news this morning". "The terrorist risk had been taken into account since the very beginning of the project", UEFA said, noting it has worked with Swedish authorities "for many months" to plan for the game.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:35

Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years as Liverpool and Manchester City clinched top-four places. Wenger said the psychological environment for his players was "absolutely horrendous" in recent months, but defended owner Stan Kroenke after large sections of the Emirates on Sunday called on the majority owner to "get out of our club".

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:30

According to him, the government of Catalonia, the document provides for the Declaration of independence, "destroy the law and can destroy a nation-state, because there are at least 500 years". "We want a referendum with the government's blessing", Puigdemont said. "But he added that they would not give up on the idea of Catalans voting if the government remains bent on saying "no" to everything".

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:28

But Henry isn't sure the France global is exclusively to blame for his struggles. Henry believes his compatriot has been played too deep by Mourinho this season, but backs the 24-year-old to improve significantly next season. The Manchester United midfielder returned with a goal for yesterday's win over Crystal Palace after missing a month of Premier League action. And it was Harrop who opened the scoring in the 15th minute with a superb shot into the far corner - his fourth goal at ...

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:24

San Antonio , which never led in the game, trailed by as many as 41 points and was outperformed 46-44 in points in the paint and 20-13 fast break points. The Spurs made just 37 percent of their shots. Golden State is 10-0 in these playoffs, and an incredible line of demarcation emerged in this series once Pachulia completed his controversial closeout on Leonard during the third quarter of Game 1 .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:24

He added: 'He's 28, 29 soon so he knows the clock is ticking and I'm sure he wants to be successful with Arsenal . 76 points is an outstanding number. Liverpool will be back in the Champions League next season, though they will have to play in the playoff round to reach the group stage. On the stroke of half-time Wijnaldum made all the difference, rifling past helpless Brad Guzan into the roof of the net before Coutinho scored a wonderful free-kick five minutes after the restart.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:24

At the end of the day, you need to perform no matter what is happening at the club and they didn't. "It is annoying (to miss out) but we had a spell during the season that was hard and it was hard for me in my personal situation". Goals by Hector Bellerin, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey sealed victory for Arsenal on Sunday but they now have a defensive headache for next week's Wembley final against Chelsea .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:24

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte , has claimed Arsenal will be favourites in next Sunday's FA Cup final, after missing out on a place in the Premier League's top four . "We need to beat Arsenal on Saturday and then I will have a week away and decide what I'm going to do". The Premier League manager of the year prize is decided upon by a panel of judges.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:23

The first victims of the attack have been named as 18-year-old Georgina Callander and eight-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos . In her note, the Prime Minister said: 'Here in this great city a callous and cowardly act was met by the inspirational bravery of our emergency services and the unbreakable spirit of the people of Manchester.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:21

Boucher said using seven defensemen was a "50-50" proposition following the game day skate. "It happens. It was a crap game in every aspect". While Karlsson has beeen playing with two hairline fractures in his foot, Ceci and Brassard both came down with new ailments and the status for all three is unknown.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:11

United winger Jesse Lingard said "this handsome city " will "stand together in this dark hour", with team-mate Marcus Rashford posting prayer and heart emojis along with an image of Manchester. The club experienced a mixed campaign in the Premier League , which ended Sunday. United UEFA Europa League championship final match streaming live on their TV sets.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:11

The finish of the 2017 AT&T Byron Nelson was a gut-wrencher. It's moving to Trinity Forest near Dallas next year. "I'm as determined as any other person out here", Thompson said. Kokrak will be kicking himself after he blew a five-shot overnight lead. Top-ranked Dustin Johnson shot a 71 with five bogeys and four birdies to reach 5 under, seven strokes off the lead and tied for 19th.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:07

He is prone to an outburst if he is unhappy with a refereeing decision but he rarely berates players from the touchline and his apparent serenity can sometimes rile Arsenal fans who see it as indifference. The Blues delivered a record 30 top-flight victories in a 38-game season - and look well set for another win at Wembley next weekend as they target the Double.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:06

We are sure that in the circumstances you will all understand and support this decision'. "Our thoughts are with the victims at this terribly hard time". "I am deeply saddened by the terrible terrorist attack in Manchester last night", Ceferin said. It is a pity we can not fly with the happiness that we always have before a big game.

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:01

We had our chances to get a different result and that's what we are going to do. "The boys gave everything they had and I'm really pleased for them". So it's difficult, difficult, but we know what we are doing. Mourinho, 54, became the first manager in United history to win a major trophy in his first season when he claimed the EFL Cup in February .

by | May 24, 2017 | 08:00

San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik , right, scores in front of Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras on a single by Brandon Belt , during the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Monday, May 22, 2017, i. Brandon Phillips also homered for Atlanta, which has won eight of 11. After the first four batters struck out, Schwarber drove a 3-2 pitch from Cueto over the bleachers in right and onto Sheffield Avenue for his seventh homer.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:57

CHELSEA stormed to the 2016-17 Premier League title, in Antonio Conte's first season at Stamford Bridge . Though he did not feature much this season, long-serving club captain John Terry will end his career at Stamford Bridge on a good note.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:46

The Firm operates through two divisions: United Kingdom and global. Checking in on some other ratios , the company has a Price to Cash Flow ratio of 5.567088, and a current Price to Earnings ratio of 17.220432. Qualcomm Inc. had 75 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They expect $0.90 earnings per share, up 13.92% or $0.11 from last year's $0.79 per share.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:26

Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:14

The incident occurred less than 48 hours before Manchester United are due to face Ajax in the Europa League final in Stockholm , with the squad expected to fly out to Sweden later on Tuesday. Fnierop Ferdi, an Ajax fan in Stockholm , said he wasn't concerned about another attack affecting Wednesday's match . "It's with great sadness we hear of the bad events at the Arena", said a City statement.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:16

Toure helped Manchester City to a third place finish in the Premier League this season, which means Champions League group stage football next term. As reported by Goal , Toure said: "Football is unusual. My deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims", Guardiola posted on his Twitter account, with the hashtag: I love Manchester.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:11

Jesus looked well on course to permanently replace Sergio Aguero in Pep Guardiola's starting line-up before a fractured metatarsal interrupted his bright start to life at the Etihad. The striker admits he misses his mother, Vera Lucia, who raised him and his siblings in a Sao Paulo favela as a kid. Jesus, who joined the club in January, scored seven goals in 10 league appearances but was sidelined for two months with a fractured foot.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:09

He said Sunday was "one of the most hard days of my life". "He's the best owner in world football". "If you ask me who you think the favourites are now, I think it's Arsenal ", he said. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have congratulated Super Eagles attacker, Victor Moses , for his role in English Premier League triumph with Chelsea last Sunday.

by | May 24, 2017 | 07:11

Sharapova will have to win through three qualifying rounds to earn a spot in Wimbledon's 128-strong main draw. On Thursday, Sharapova was granted a wild card to play in the pre-Wimbledon tournament in Birmingham. All England Club chairman Philip Brook said on May 3: "We will wait and see whether Maria applies for a wild card and, if so, we will consider the case alongside everyone else's".