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by | May 28, 2017 | 05:00

LeBron James scored 35 points to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader - surpassing Michael Jordan . James needed 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points), as he entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics and reached the milestone in style late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:58

If a team chooses to use the optional tires, it must mount all four. The drivers will hit the pavement at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the annual All-Star race. "This is our All-Star event and the drivers that are in it are all-stars of our sport, so I think that's something that we could do a better job of publicizing", he said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:53

Braun, who had been sidelined by a strained left calf, was hitting.287 with seven homers and 18 RBIs . "If that's true, I'm even more confused as to why it was called so early, if the weather here is truly that tough to predict", he said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:53

Isaiah Thomas reported for his exit interview with management yesterday in a relaxed frame of mind - relaxed, anyway, compared to halftime of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. Jordan reached his mark in 179 games , averaging 33.4 points in the process. Kyrie Irving - who scored 42 points in Cleveland's Game-Four victory - added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:54

City boss Pep Guardiola (on disallowed penalty ) said: "The shot was a little bit unusual and when I saw the reaction from (goalkeeper) Willy (Caballero ) I understood immediately it was two touches and the referee was so fearless to interpret the rule".

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:50

In Game 6 against the New York Rangers , Karlsson assisted on the Senators' first goal and then sent Ottawa on to the conference final with his late-second period game-winning goal. This is the second consecutive seven-game series for the Penguins, a run of playoff games in which they've needed just about every player on their roster to step in at different times .

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:45

ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC's future is unclear - who could be the Manchester United star's next club? Rooney admitted he has received offers to leave Manchester this summer , from both England and overseas, and many believe he could make a move to the lucrative Chinese Super League to see out the final years of his career.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:46

Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Kevin Love chipped in 15 and Deron Williams added 14 off the bench for Cleveland , who led by as many as 39 points. The Cavaliers dropped to 10-1 in the postseason with their first loss since Game 4 of last year's Finals. Cleveland were dominant and shot at 56.5 per cent from the field and made 19 three-pointers.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:42

The first game of the best-of-seven finals is slated for Thursday, June 1, U.S. time, which means Australian fans can catch it on Friday, June 2. "And they've added an unbelievable player in Kevin Durant this year". They didn't top their own regular-season win record, but they actually improved upon their scoring margin. The Celtics left TD Garden after their Game 2 beat-down anything but sure they could give their fans at least one more home game.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:38

He received excellent support from fellow left-hander Moeen Ali, left out of England's preceding 2-0 ODI series win over Morgan's native Ireland. Rabada over-stepped the frontline on three occasions, which gifted Englandopener Alex Hales the opportunity to get his innings underway with a couple of free hits.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:34

The Mariners have allowed nine runs in this series and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. "It's been on display here for a good number of starts consecutively". He averaged 24 points per game in his career at Hendricken, and put up 12 rebounds, five assists, and three steals as a senior to help lead the Hawks to a ideal 21-0 record.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:32

James, who finished with 34 points, was joined in double figures by Kevin Love , who scored 17 points with 17 rebounds and five assists. Kyrie Irving had 24 points and seven assists and the Cavaliers , who sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:30

Jake Ball was the replacement, with England hoping to seal the series and extend their winning sequence to eight ODIs in front of a sellout crowd at the Ageas Bowl. England had slumped to 198 for five but Morgan's sixth-wicket stand of 117 with fellow left-hander Moeen Ali , who made a dashing unbeaten 77 on his return, turned the tide.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:15

Chelsea were reduced to ten men in the 68th minute when Moses dived in the area under pressure from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and was given a red card following on from his second booking for simulation. "I'm very proud because if nobody has done it since 18-god-knows-when, it means it's not easy", he said. Yet Conte's side rewrote the script and swept to the Premier League title by seven points from Tottenham Hotspur and are the favourites to round off a remarkable campaign by beating the ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:04

The capital side, who owed their victory to Issa Cissokho's own goal a minute into added time in an otherwise boring final, claimed the title for the third year running and have now won 32 consecutive League Cup and French Cup games. It also means Bordeaux , who came sixth in the league, go into next season's Europa League , with Paris already assured a Champions League berth after coming second.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:07

The Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their ugly Game 3 loss to win Game 4 handedly and take a 3-1 lead over the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. "I didn't have it", James said afterward, and that was no understatement. Irving, who has had a history of injuries, said he's rolled his ankle enough times to know when it's serious.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:03

Open champion , and pretty much everyone else at Hogan's Alley, it was a mentally draining day at the tree-lined course where temperatures were in the upper 90s, with a heat index of 108 degrees and wind gusting to 25 miles per hour. Moments later, Lee rolled one in from 27 feet at the 18th. Piercy was still within a stroke of the lead at 8 under after a par-saving 13-foot putt at the 12th hole after driving into the rough and hitting his approach in a greenside bunker there.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:57

The event concludes the two-day Prefontaine Classic, a two-day Diamond League meet that's stacked with Olympic and world championships medalists. Centrowitz, who became Team USA's first Olympic champion in the men's 1,500-meter since 1908 with last year's victory in the Olympic Games Rio 2016, goes after another win in the Bowerman Mile at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field in Eugene.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:57

Altherr went to second on a wild pitch and scored on Joseph's 2-2 single up the middle off Michael Lorenzen (3-1). He started strong, catching Allen Cordoba swinging on a 1-2 count to start the game and keeping the game scoreless until Ryan Schimpf unleashed a home run in the fourth inning.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:54

Rooney, who has scored 53 worldwide goals in 119 appearances for the national side, has struggled for game time, form and fitness with Manchester United. Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe , who scored on his return to the global scene against Lithuania in March after a long absence, retains his place in Southgate's plans.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:54

LeBron James scored 35 points to pass Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader, as the Cavaliers defeated the Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night. "The conversations about who's the greatest of all time, things of that nature - it doesn't matter to me". "Collectively, we can take away what an elite (team) looks like".

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:50

Reliever Taylor Rogers came on to retire Blackmon on a fly ball, Brandon Kintzler worked a scoreless ninth for his 11th save in 12 chances, and Molitor was able to laugh about the heckling after the game. The promising Puerto Rican hurler had an 8.02 ERA in 14 starts last season. "They're very aggressive right now and everything is going their way, so every time you're behind in the count something's going to happen in favor of their team", said Santana, who has walked 12 over his last ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:48

Over at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs will be picking up their Major League Baseball series once again. Brandon Belt also connected and Ty Blach pitched into the eighth inning in the first meeting between the teams since San Francisco was eliminated by Chicago in the NL Division Series a year ago.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:47

Chelsea's Nigeria forward Victor Moses was sent off the pitch in the 68th minute after a dive to compound the Premier League champions' woes. After finishing fifth, Wenger and Arsenal missed out on Champions League football for the first time in 19 years.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:46

England had a second Ben Stokes ODI century and some fine death bowling from Mark Wood to thank for a nail-biting victory over South Africa on Saturday (27 May). Morgan joined in with the pyrotechnics and looked set for a half-century of his own until edging Rabada to de Kock. Only New Zealand, who made 359-3 in 2013, have scored more in an Ageas Bowl ODI than either side.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:41

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators played a thriller Thursday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final, with Pittsburgh prevailing 3-2 in double overtime. They did it for a little bit longer than we did and a little bit better . "And I think it started with the caring, and that's why it's very tough".

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:35

Further complicating matters for Kang is that the sentence is suspended for two years. Kang won't serve jail time in South Korea, but the decision by the court makes it incredibly hard for him to obtain a work visa to travel to the United States.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:39

The Spaniard is simply too good, too blessed with a capacity for the big stage, to be part of a side that has secured Champions League football just once in four seasons. We have three trophies so enjoy it now. "The money will help, of course, but the work of the two clubs and their respective foundation and community scheme can build on the fantastic spirit that Mancunians have shown in the immediate aftermath".

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:31

The Warriors' third successive 4-0 series sweep clinched a third straight Western Conference title and saw them become the first team to reach the finals without losing a game since the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers . "(Warriors) came out and competed, they had a good game plan for the guys that we had out there, we just came out and did everything we could do". At 39, he is the second-oldest player in the National Basketball Association.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:26

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . He gets a five-year exemption on the PGA Tour , and a three-year exemption to the Masters. "As good as he played yesterday, he's obviously gone out there today and played even better", added Poulter , who shot a 69 to finish T2.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:26

Arsene Wenger secured his seventh FA Cup trophy and Arsenal's 13th with a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley . The 23-year-old England midfielder is in contention for a place against champions Chelsea at Wembley, in what could be manager Arsene Wenger's last game in charge of the Gunners.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:26

Chelsea's chances of getting back in to the game were dealt a blow when Victor Moses was shown a second yellow card for a dive in the area midway through the second half. "I'm especially proud of the way we won this season because in the semi-final we had to play against Man City here, in the final against Chelsea here, and you can not get tougher and we had two outstanding performances so this cup was won with a special spirit and special attitude", he said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:22

James will appear in his seventh consecutive Finals as he seeks his fourth title. "This team is a insane team . We have to be ready for the challenge". Cleveland won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points, the last two by a total of 77. Maybe defensively the Celtics are able to roll out bigger guys and a more versatile lineup, but offensively, they aren't the same team .

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:15

Once his younger sister got inked, Karam went to a tattoo artist in MI around his 22nd birthday in March and had the motivational artwork done. "I think he is smiling now, and as long as he sees that we (the F1 team ) are going in the right direction, I think he will continue to be patient".

by | May 28, 2017 | 03:10

After winning the FA Cup and League Cup, he now has his eyes on the one trophy United have never won, with another fallen European giant in Ajax standing in the way. " I've trained since I was eight for this moment ", the 21-year-old delightfully stated. " So, for it to come true today in front of everyone, I'm over the moon, speechless ".