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by | May 28, 2017 | 06:20

Durant's decision to leave the Thunder for Golden State as a free agent last summer meant the Warriors went from mere overwhelming favorites to win the West again to super-duper-overwhelming favorites to win the West again. You add in their defensive tenacity and commitment, and they are one of the best defensive teams in the league right now... Oh, and even though Durant is the new variable in this showdown, let's remember that he and James have Finals history of their own, dating to the ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:17

Following a strong start to the 2017 season, Vettel reckons Ferrari is ready to return to the top step of the podium in Monaco . "I am happy with what we have but we still want to improve". However, Sebastian has still enjoyed his podium places and the current first he retains in the driver championship. First practice on Thursday in Monaco was dominated by the sight of drivers locking up and pushing the limits of the track - both Ferrari drivers kissed the barriers at various ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:15

Before the ceremony, special guest after special guest had gushed about how calm Jeter always was in the biggest games, in the toughest spots, on the largest stages in sports. But, to Girardi, hindsight being 20/20, that was all on display as early as October 1996, before Jeter was officially named Rookie of the Year or had even won the first of his five titles.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:18

Wenger previously admitted the uncertainty over his future had contributed to their struggles but he batted away further questions about a new contract on Wednesday. It is the issue that has divided Arsenal supporters for months, with many vociferously calling for him to end his 21-year stint. Mesut Ozil continued his fine recent form with a top class display against the Toffees so he should retain his place in attack but it's going to be interesting to see who Wenger goes with up top.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:17

Always Dreaming took a slight lead with Classic Empire on his flank.Meanwhile, Cloud Computing was back in third as Castellano watched the duel unfold in front of him. "How we get there, I don't know". Classic Empire showed a bit more speed than I thought he might, and he was able to hang on much longer than I would have anticipated given the pace scenario.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:14

Zverev claimed his first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title with a 6-4 6-3 triumph in Rome . "Zverev's making his mark already". And now we have a new supercoach on the tour, stepping into the shoes vacated by Boris Becker at the end of past year.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:13

Almagro settled his play in the second and matched Djokovic throughout, erasing two break points at 4-4, 15/40 to hold. Cuevas won one of the points of the tournament with a no-look victor with his back to the court after a lob shot by Zverev early in the second set.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:12

Durant and Stephen Curry , like most of the season, were the ones who did most of the silencing with Curry scoring 36 points and Durant scoring 29 points and adding 12 rebounds. "Then I'll sit down with my wife and see how it feels". Despite the fact that the Warriors have cruised to their spot in the Finals, they are adamant that they can play better.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:12

Diego Costa hauled Chelsea level on 76 minutes, but they switched off two minutes later, allowing Ramsey to nod in from close range. Antonio Conte might have been, rightly, praised to the heavens for his tactical nous this season, but in this final, the Italian met his match in Wenger , who set his team up to perfection, with his players responding by giving their manager a truly brilliant performance.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:09

We won for Manchester , we worked for them, for the country. Ahead of Wednesday's match, players held a minute's silence in honour of the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena which left 22 people dead. "I want to dedicate the trophy to the victims", the Spanish midfielder told a press conference. We know we could have done better in the Premier League, so to finish with three titles is fantastic.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:04

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN. Cleveland finished with 51 victories, behind the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference standings. The Cavs set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity.

by | May 28, 2017 | 06:05

The terror threat level in Britain has been raised to "critical", as Prime Minister Theresa May warned that another attack "may be imminent". Monday's attack at a pop concert killed 22 people and was claimed by the Islamic State group.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:59

The large adult son/rookie has been an absolute revelation. Judge leads the majors with 15 home runs, a lot of them hit very far and very hard. If he keeps it up, he could win the Triple Crown - and some people in the city may even be able to identify the 6-foot-8 slugger when presented with his face .

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:48

The England worldwide cited Harry Kane as an exception to the rule and that he expected the 2016/17 Golden Boot victor to remain at Tottenham for the remainder of his career, but did not mention any other players. Hong Kong - Tottenham executive chairperson Daniel Levy on Thursday declared manager Mauricio Pochettino would be staying at Spurs next season, saying: "I'm sure he's not going anywhere".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:47

Auburn posted the low round of the day among the morning wave of 15 teams, recording a 6-under 282. Vanderbilt was the clubhouse leader after one round at 10-under par. Wu birdied two of his final three holes before play was stalled. First-round action resumed at 6:30 a.m. CT Saturday, and the second round is already underway.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:51

King will probably be mocked once again a year from now, when the Celtics - again - get Brooklyn's first-round pick. "I wish we would have gotten the No. As now constructed, the Lakers have Russell, Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson as their prominent backcourt players - with Russell and Clarkson being two of their brightest prospects on the roster.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:46

On Wednesday, the only force of nature Celta Vigo need to worry about now is Ronaldo, who is driving Madrid towards a potential league and Champions League double. "So I am happy". I opened the scoring and scored the second, this was important. Yet somehow, me missed. "We have to win, and for the Champions League we'll have time to prepare well afterwards".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:48

Draymond Green 's suspension might not have lost the Warriors the title one year ago, but bad behavior at the worst juncture demands a level of poise this time around that will test his best and worst instincts as a leader/irritant. He watched the fourth quarter from the bench . The Cavs " "Big Three' were strongly backed by their reserves. Deron Williams, who had been quiet for most of the series, also got in on the act with a series-best 14 points for Cleveland .

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:42

Kyrie Irving - who scored 42 points in Cleveland's game-four victory - added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15. The win marks the seventh-consecutive playoff series the Cavs have clinched on the road. A franchise record for total points. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James attacks the rim. "I believe we've got another level, as well", he said after Cleveland steamrolled the Boston Celtics with 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:45

Yost was tossed soon after he came on the field. The Royals rallied from an early 4-0 deficit. The Kansas City Royals are feeling a little better after a couple successful days in Cleveland . Thankfully, the only damage came on a sac fly by Salvador Perez to put the Royals up 1-0. Moustakas singled and Lorenzo Cain walked to load the bases with nobody out.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:42

The more seasons that pass by without another 500 win make him appreciate it even more, but he said it's nice to have people always reminding him of it during the month of May, leading up to the Memorial Day weekend race . "There is a moment when you have to embrace the fact that you are not totally in control and have blind faith that the vehicle will stick". "We all have a possibility, but I think I have a lower chance than some of the big names because I am lacking experience, but if I ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:36

They've been the best team in our league for the last three years, and then they added an MVP. Love scored the Cavs' first eight points and the team collected its first double-digit lead at 15-5 with just over four minutes gone in the game.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:25

Darren Raddysh , Dylan Strome , German Poddubnyi and Warren Foegele also scored for the OHL champion Otters. Taylor Raddysh added his second, banging in a rebound with less than eight minutes to play. The Steelheads were at full strength and full speed in the playoffs, and even though it was only a five game series, just one game was decided by more than one goal.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:26

There he joined Duane and the other musicians - Dickey Betts (guitar), Berry Oakley (bass), Butch Trucks (drums) and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson (drums) - comprising the Allman Brothers Band's earliest incarnation. Gregg Allman has died, Billboard reports . Once in a while, he could even feel his presence. Police say two people died and another was hurt in a stabbing on a Northeast Portland light-rail train after a man yelled racial slurs at tw...

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:23

Meanwhile, Ricciardo came third, but was 75.82 seconds behind the race leader. Lewis Hamilton has moved to within six points of Sebastian Vettel after beating his championship rival in a titanic tussle at the Spanish Grand Prix . After spending three years battling retired teammate Nico Rosberg for the title, Hamilton said he was enjoying taking the fight outside Mercedes' garage.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:23

Feng is 15 under for the tournament after a bogey-free round. "I'm feeling good about my condition right now and what I've done the first three days, so I am looking forward to the final day". The cut line fell at 1-under par, a line So Yeon Ryu hovered around throughout much of her second round. Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., shot a 72 and is 7 under.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:24

This team has suffered, but they've united and responded. "This season for us was incredible because every single player gave all themselves to the work, they worked very hard and next season we must pay great attention to understand that we have to improve numbers in the squad and quality".

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:22

Indeed, the Brazil global played a key role in the Premier League champions' title triumph, succeeding in a back-three alongside Gary Cahill and Cesar Azpilicueta. "I think he's one of many players who has been a key player for us". "Conte is a great person, a great character and he's passionate - he loves football", Luiz added.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:18

Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. And there will be reminders of the Halloween party that James threw for the Cavaliers last fall, with "3-1 Lead" - a nod to what the Warriors lost in last year's Finals - prominently displayed on the drum set.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:20

Chicago's John Lackey (4-4, 4.82 ERA) will oppose Brandon McCarthy (4-1, 3.76) after the Dodgers (29-20) took the opening game Friday in a 4-0 win behind another standout performance by Alex Wood . "That's a great team across there and Arrieta is a great pitcher". Texas Rangers 2 Boston Red Sox 6: The Red Sox win their 4th in a row, with Drew Pomeranz giving up 4 hits and 2 runs while striking out an impressive 11.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:15

What the record of the double-overtime victory in Game 7 of the 2017 Eastern Conference finals will say, however, is that Kunitz was undoubtedly the Penguins' hero. Our guys have made it a point of emphasis for Game 1. Against the Pittsburgh Penguins they fell behind 1-0 in Game 7, and 2-1, and both times they dragged themselves out.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:11

The Gunners will reportedly snap Kolasinac up on a free transfer when his current Schalke deal expires on 1st July and, in the process, see off competition from clubs both in the Premier League and overseas for the left-back's services.

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:08

Indianapolis 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon and former IndyCar Series driver Dario Franchitti were robbed at a Taco Bell drive-thru Sunday in Indianapolis, according to a police report obtained by ESPN . Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US. "I guess he didn't have his phone; he had his wife's wallet because he had left his wallet in our transport, and it was locked already, so he gave them the wallet ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 05:08

Arsene Wenger has blamed Arsenal's away record for their failure to match Chelsea in the Premier League title race. Arsenal initially struggled to find a way past Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, but two goals from Alexis Sanchez after the break eventually kept their top-four hopes alive.

by | May 28, 2017 | 04:59

Sometimes you are at the top and sometimes not. It's not my target. But I don't think too much about that. "If not, then we'll see". Conte has extended his impressive record at the club level and has now won League titles during his last four seasons as manager.