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by | May 31, 2017 | 09:28

The total for the contest is sitting around 225 points , giving a lot of hype for the first game , which takes place on Thursday, June 1 at Golden State . But there's also a clear respect level between the clubs as well. And just last night, he led his team to the National Basketball Association finals for the seventh straight year.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:25

The NBA's Finals schedule. LeBron and Kyrie are devastating enough on their own, but all but unbeatable when they're clicking at the same time. The odds will be against Cleveland surviving a starting five packed with players who are at the top of their positions.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:22

It is learnt that the BCCI officials led by joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary will explain to their PCB counterparts that the series can't be held without government permission and would also request them to withdraw the case. Curious as this appears, it's the Pakistan government and its Army that have made it impossible for nation-to-nation sporting ties to continue. "Pakistan last visited India in December 2012 for a limited overs series that included three One-Day Internationals ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:20

The only thing we care about is the team that we put on the floor and the game that we're playing that night . I would say that I've gotten a little bit better . "Well it's deceiving. Very deceiving because those post touches they ain't really for post points", LeBron James said recently when asked about the Warriors' post-ups.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:11

The sneaker cost $495. LaVar has been in the news quite frequently over the last few months, primarily because of his interesting business decisions with their self-created brand and Big Baller Brand . The Lakers will still work out at least one player that day, however, as Mark Medina of the Orange County Register reports that Baylor forward Johnathan Motley " plans to be part of the Lakers' pre-draft workout on June 9 ".

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:07

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr answered questions at the team's media availability Monday, but said he was not ready to return and was only fielding questions due to Brown's illness. And so he has to make those decisions as if it's his team, but he's also taking my advice and counsel behind the scenes. It's not easy, but he's obviously doing a good job.

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:06

Even training camps in Wales and Ireland during the past fortnight had restricted attendance due to playing commitments in domestic and European play-offs, so head coach Warren Gatland and his team have had no time to waste. "But then you have to have the ability when you create opportunities to turn them into points". Further highlighting the achievement is the fact that in the 46 years since the 1971 tour, New Zealand have not lost another home series and have beaten the Lions in ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:01

Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a ideal way to say goodbye having been at the club for almost 21 years, Wenger replied: "There is no flawless way". "The lack of respect from some has been a disgrace and I will never accept that". Writing in his column in The Sun , Wright said: "I've got a nasty feeling Arsene Wenger will walk away from the Arsenal job today, leaving the club totally in the lurch".

by | May 31, 2017 | 09:01

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan says winger Patric Hornqvist will be back after missing the past six games with an undisclosed injury. "We were a bit sloppy from the start", Crosby said. The Penguins had all of three days to get ready for the final following a draining slog through the Eastern Conference that included a pair of Game 7 victories, the second a double-overtime thriller against Ottawa last Thursday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:59

In all, of the 11 men from the United States who entered the main draw at Roland Garros , only Isner and No. 25 Steve Johnson remain in the tournament. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France is in danger of being upset in a match that was suspended due to darkness. Zverev was one of the outside favorites after impressing on his way to victory at the Italian Open earlier this month.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:55

Speaking to Portuguese magazine Flash , Dolores Santos said: "It's just nonsense, it's just a hand on the belly, and as far as I know, Cristiano will not be a father again". Though Brazilian Ronaldo confessed his love for Messi , he went onto insist that comparisons between the two were cruel, and that despite his possible preference for the Barcelona star, it is the 2016 Ballon d'Or victor that he is backing to retain the crown.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:52

The Giants signed kicker Josh Brown to a new contract after he was arrested for domestic violence, and kept him on the team past year after he was suspended for domestic violence. You can't tell me there's 96 quarterbacks better than him. Boykin is due to make $545,000 this season and given that the hope is that a backup never plays - despite Wilson's injuries of last season he has still not missed a start - the Seahawks would ideally pay as little as they can for that position.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:54

Houston Chronicle sports writer Jake Kaplan poses for a portrait on Friday, June 3, 2016, in Houston . They scored the first eight runs of the rally without the assistance of a home run, but Carlos Beltran's three-run shot capped off the frame and put the team ahead 13-8.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:49

In fact, it's an accomplishment that is particularly remarkable since a player has to have won all of their senior majors past the age of 50. It was Langer's ninth senior major win and for once he sounded a little tired. "He played phenomenal", Langer said. "It actually put a little more pressure on me because I figured, heck, if she's here, I better win this thing".

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:48

James and Jones have both earned themselves a ticket to their 7th straight finals, the only players to achieve such a feat since; ironically, the core Celtics players of the 60's. Avery Bradley led Boston with 23 points. Some people would argue that the Celtics really didn't provide that much of a test. "We'll be a better team next year", said Bradley, "and we will make sure that we put ourselves in a great position to make the Eastern Conference finals and give ourselves a better ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:46

But what he's doing in Cleveland right now is perhaps even more defining. Appearing in his seventh straight Finals , James knows the Cleveland Cavaliers are underdogs as they prepare to the play the Western Conference champions for the third straight year.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:43

But Kevin Love isn't buying it.? The Warriors won the 2015 title at Quicken Loans Arena, while the Cavs rallied from a 3-1 deficit to capture Cleveland's first championship in 52 years last June at Oracle Arena. "Mike's been fantastic. It's an awkward situation, again this is so unique", Kerr said. "Collectively, we can take away what an elite (team) looks like".

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:43

Andy Murray of Britain plays against Andrey Kuznetsov of Russian Federation during their men's 1st round single match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris , France , 30 May 2017. The 20-year-old World No. 10, who had won three titles this year including the Rome Masters and was seen as an outside bet for the title here, had no answer to Verdasco's punishing ground strokes.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:44

Jake Guentzel prevented overtime in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final by scoring a late victor for the Pittsburgh Penguins to bury the Nashville Predators . He scored the game-winner with 3:17 remaining in regulation to help Pittsburgh defeat the Nashville Predators in game 1, 5 to 3. Moments later, a Ryan Ellis power-play blast made it a 3-1 game.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:42

Arizona expanded their lead to 3-0 when Fuentes hit into a fielder's choice. He hasn't given up a run over his last three outings, has permitted just eight hits over that stretch and boasts a 27/3 K/BB ratio over 23 2/3 innings. He had his longest appearance of the year in terms of innings and pitches thrown (92). Chris Herrmann started behind the plate for the Diamondbacks and went 0 for 3 with a walk, though catcher Chris Iannetta had hit four home runs in his previous six games.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:38

Then again, the way Game 1 went, there's no telling what might happen in Game 2. And yet it didn't matter. "There's some things that we've got to clean up". Maybe, but the Penguins looked a step behind at the outset. The last time a team won back to back cups was the Detroit Red Wings in 1998. Despite Wholey's best efforts, the catfish crackdown didn't deter at least one Nashville fan from tossing a catfish onto the ice at the 16:40 mark of the second period Monday night.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:34

Two tests showed Woods' blood-alcohol content to be zero, supporting his claim that the incident occurred because of an "unexpected reaction to prescription medications", and not alcohol. "There are no excuses to drive under the influence of any impairing substance, whether it's alcohol or any legal or illegal impairing drugs", a MADD spokesperson told TMZ.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:30

The 67-year-old, whose side meet Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday in a match that could go some way towards salvaging their season, has been left furious at the manner of his treatment. Stan Kroenke has also been the target of protests, with some blaming his control of the club for the recent downfall, and Alisher Usmanov will not have taken any of the pressure of the American after he publicly attempted to buy Kroenke's shares this month.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:32

Southgate told a news conference that there is a way back for the 31-year-old, but suggested the United captain will have to leave Old Trafford to secure more regular first-team football. We want competition for places - we have got some exciting young players coming through who are in good form. In order to stand a chance of making the England squad for the 2018 World Cup, Rooney must first sort out his club career.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:24

The Cure learned this back in 2014 when their set was cut short. Foo Fighters were midway during their song, " Everlong ", when as per the rules, the organisers were prompted to stop the concert. Dave Grohl and the gang then bowed to the crowd, unable to thanks them as the microphone was turned off. Watch below. The band delivered a 20-song career-spanning setlist packed with greatest hits, rollicking anthems, and brief covers of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" and "867-5309".

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:27

Since winning the last of his major titles at the US Open in 2008, Woods' golfing career has taken a spectacular slide amid problems in his personal life. "Tiger is a friend". Woods also told police he had been using four prescription medications including the powerful painkiller Vicodin, which is commonly prescribed following surgery.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:24

This year, we have the third-best record in all baseball. "Just got unlucky there, and he got exactly what he was looking for". He will carry a 4.25 ERA and 1.46 WHIP into today's game. Pregame coverage for Game 3 Saturday begins at 2:35 p.m. on the Brewers Radio Network. He is batting.262 with seven home runs in 2017. Milwaukee finally grabbed the lead in the eighth when Andrew Chafin issued a leadoff walk to Jonathan Villar, who advanced to second on a Thames groundout.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:19

Are you kidding me? Bowman recalled with a grin. The Golden State Warriors head coach spoke with the San Jose Mercury News' Tim Kawakami about his back and coaching future . It's not a knock on Cleveland that it doesn't have the talent Golden State has. However, Klay Thompson has been in a slump this entire postseason, averaging just 14.4 points per game with a miserable 48.5% True Shooting percentage.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:16

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has once again reiterated that they will keep their best players this summer amid speculation several could leave. The only player to score more than three hat-tricks in a single Premier League season was Alan Shearer (5) in 1995-96. "I'm now sitting at the top, but we go in with the same mentality, to make sure we win first and foremost and then score as many as I can".

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:08

Woods, 41, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and cited for improper stopping, standing or parking in an illegal place, according to Palm Beach County court records. One of the arresting officers said Woods had "extremely slow and slurred speech" and performed horribly in the field sobriety test. Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:07

Wenger-Arsenal, the story should continue for at least another few years as he is set to renew his deal. Although it is certain that Kroenke and the Board are more than happy for Wenger to carry on business as usual, the 67 year-old may still surprise everyone by turning down the offer.

by | May 31, 2017 | 08:06

It was fitting that Benfica's goalkeeper Ederson Moraes was the last player to touch the ball as the Lisbon giants completed the double in Sunday's Portuguese Cup final against Vitoria Guimaraes. Ederson is very adept at using his feet and his distribution is fantastic. Gianluigi Buffon's €53m transfer from Parma to Juventus is still the highest transfer fee paid out for a goalkeeper.

by | May 31, 2017 | 07:55

The Brazilian said: "He's a top player, so of course I hope he stays". To see women crying on the screen, it means a lot. "It was a flawless night, especially for Pablo", Guardiola said. But Guardiola, whose side finish their campaign at Watford on Sunday, said: " I don't understand how the managers speak for the other clubs and the other teams".

by | May 31, 2017 | 07:51

While they will face one of the best NSW teams in recent memory on Wednesday night, fear is never a motivation for Queensland. Instead alarm bells were ringing after Queensland were handed the underdog tag that they relish. "He's a big game player". "If you're silly enough to bait him (go ahead but) I know I wouldn't be baiting him if I was up against him". "I'm not sure (of his chances) to be honest until he comes back with the team (from Queensland camp)".

by | May 31, 2017 | 07:45

Kyrie Irving - who scored 42 points in Cleveland's game-four victory - added 24 points and Kevin Love contributed 15. Speaking for the first time since the end of his season, Thomas said he might need surgery but it's "not the No.