by | May 18, 2017 | 23:21

The president was prepared to go that route after he arrived in Toronto four years ago, but a late surge in 2014 squelched that idea. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) slam-dunks past Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Toronto , Sunday, May 7, 2017 .

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:14

World number one Angelique Kerber crashed out of the Rome Masters on Wednesday, the top seed beaten 6-4 6-0 in the second round by Anett Kontaveit of Estonia. Sixth seed Simona Halep , full of confidence after winning the Madrid Open last weekend, saw off Laura Siegemund in straight sets and Karolina Pliskova eased through 6-1 6-1 against Lauren Davis.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:08

While Man City and Liverpool are heavy favourites to enter the competition via an automatic and playoff qualifying spot respectively - Arsenal are hanging on by their fingernails to the hope that one or both of them will have a cataclysmic slip-up this Sunday at 3pm.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:45

But make no mistake: this night was all about the Lakers, once again dodging what would have been a crippling blow to one of the league's flagship franchises. 1 pick will help the team going forward. Perhaps no team had more at stake on lottery night than the Los Angeles Lakers , who are desperately searching for a superstar to turn their team around, but owed their pick to Philadelphia if it fell outside the top 3.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:34

Kim then parred the treacherous back nine - including the famous par-three 17th hole featuring an island green - to clinch a three-shot victory over Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen. The top 10 at the end of the PGA Tour season automatically qualify for Nick Price's side and Kim can not wait to represent the International Team at Liberty National Golf Club.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:33

The Raptors' DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points, but was unable to overturn a 2-0 deficit. Playing without its All-Star point guard, Toronto gave the Cavaliers all they could handle for the first three quarters. "Nothing could fall for us, especially at the start of that fourth quarter", said DeRozan, who had just one point in the final quarter. Suddenly, the Cavs were up 19 with James, Tristan Thompson , Deron Williams and Iman Shumpert assembling tight defense.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:30

This is the biggest fight in boxing". The fight was a dud and drew audible boos from the crowd because of how one-sided it was. Canelo said: " Golovkin , you are next my friend". That appears to be in the past, as the fight the boxing world has clamored for is just over the horizon. "The difference is, this fight is going to have a lot of action, nonstop action", said De La Hoya, who's calling the bout "Bombs Away".

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:28

Los Blancos climb to the top of the La Liga table with the result after 37 games played, three points ahead of La Blaugrana. Real Madrid's Karim Benzema , left, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Celta and Real Madrid at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo, Spain, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 .

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:23

Rooney continues to be linked with a big-money move to China, where his agent Paul Stretford spent time earlier in the year speaking to interested clubs. They were walking with their heads low, so finally they sing, the scarves, it's nice for them, honestly. "Lets just build on this now and finish the season off strongly, hopefully win them all and see where that takes us".

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:21

The Springboks won their biggest cup match, the 1995 final that was portrayed in the movie "Invictus", but the All Blacks have won their last two cup matches, including in the 2015 semifinals. With a different head coach in Eddie Jones at the helm, there is much expected from England in the next World Cup in Japan , but before that, they will hope to get a kinder draw.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:21

We have to play to win the games. With a top-four spot still in their sights, in-form Arsenal travel to the Bet365 Stadium to face a struggling Stoke City on Saturday evening in the Premier League. Arsene Wenger insists he never questioned the character of his Arsenal side as they continued their turnaround with a vital win at Southampton .

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:12

After three innings of work, Pomeranz came out to throw his warmup pitches before starting the fourth. Sale (4-2, 2.15 ERA) left to a standing ovation after the seventh inning and Joe Kelly and Craig Kimbrel, who earned his 11th save, finished up with an inning and two strikeouts apiece.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:00

I will stay here, don't worry. Tottenham is away to Leicester City on Thursday, before the final game of their Premier League season at relegated Hull City three days later. For us, it's good because after two seasons we are one of the best teams but now is a moment next season to try to win again and try to fight. Pochettino said: "I sent him a text yesterday (Tuesday) after the surgery and we exchanged some texts".

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:02

Let us know what you think will be the final score of this game! Ultimately, I trust LeBron to have his guys ready. gives the Celtics a 52 percent chance to win the series. But they made just two of their first nine threes. James picked apart every defender the Celtics sent his way in the first half. Love followed that up with a three-pointer from 25 feet away on the Cavaliers' second possession of the half.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:02

It has seemed a foregone conclusion that the transfer would happen eventually with De Gea's wife residing in his native Spain and Real Madrid competing for Champion's League titles while Manchester United are scrapping just to get into the top four.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:58

The Captain is the team's all-time leader in hits, singles, doubles, and stolen bases. Jeter is the fifth member of his championship teams to have his number retired, joining Mariano Rivera , Andy Pettitte , Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams .

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:57

He told "What's important to me is to make it to another final". I take, as I say, more positives than negatives into the next week in Rome. Nadal leads his FedEx ATP Head2Head series with Thiem 3-1, with all four of their matches coming on clay. "It was time for me to win, it has been a long time before I even won a set against Djokovic ", said Nadal after his victory.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:51

When asked if Spurs would avoid entering into bidding wars with those clubs in the off-season, Pochettino replied: "Of course". If you want good facilities, one of the best stadiums in the world, then I think it is impossible to stop this type of situation.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:49

Antonio Conte insists champions Chelsea can improve again next summer and he will be the man to take them forward. "We are underrated a bit, and we might slip under the radar", Conte said when he first took over. Conte's charges have won all their games played on a Monday night this season. "If I say I'm not thinking about winning the double, I am a liar", Luiz said on

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:48

Under the new rules, when there is clear evidence that a match official has been deceived by simulation and there has been a direct effect, such as a penalty being awarded or a red card given to a player from the opposing side, the FA will now be able to take retrospective action.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:38

You know what we have been working on all season? Let us know your thoughts in the comments. "The thinking is we have other good players, we have people that need and deserve to play and people that need and deserve to rest", Mourinho said to Sky Sports .

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:19

A 65th minute victor by the Irons' Manuel Lanzini means the title is all but Chelsea's. That said, 27 points from the last 30 is a fantastic return - where the rest of the chasing pack were gone weeks ago, Spurs were the only side that made this a title race rather than a Chelsea procession.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:13

Mauricio Pochettino's side now have the best home record of any side in the Premier League, with a return of 2.8 points per game there after 17 wins and two draws in an unbeaten season. England striker Kane scored Spurs' last goal at White Hart Lane in Sunday's 2-1 victory over Manchester United, before the stadium's demolition got under way.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:55

D'Antoni waved the white flag with 3:15 remaining in the fourth quarter, pulling Harden from the game with San Antonio leading by 37 points. Spurs-Warriors Game 1 Update: Popovich to keep regular starters for Game 1 . The All-Star guard scored just 10 points, on 2-of-11 shooting from the field, in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, including nailing 2-of-9 three-pointers.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:50

We can talk and talk, but at the end let's make 75 points. "You will always have regrets because you could have one point more but you forget as well the games you won in the last season where you could the season after not win". Wenger claimed not to have noticed the massive number of empty seats inside the stadium or to care about them. The Gunners could win all their remaining games and still miss out on Champions League football.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:49

The Spanish worldwide and four-time victor of the competition said, via Marca .: " Madrid and Juve are just Champions finalists, but you lose interest when you do not play the final". With their win in the reverse fixture (2-1), Sevilla ended with the longest unbeaten run by a La Liga side in all competitions, recorded by Real Madrid (40 games).

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:27

Scotland, who were in Band Two thanks to their current world ranking of fifth, could have drawn New Zealand, England or Australia from Band One, and Italy, Georgia or Argentina from Band Three. France , though, are showing signs of considerable improvement under new head coach Guy Noves , and Argentina are consistent top-drawer performers at World Cup tournaments.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:26

Filip Forsberg scored a goal in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final. In sports, it's always critical. He told the media, "We felt with the type of skating team - the pressure team - we're presented with in Nashville , we're going to need as much mobility as we possibly can have on the backend".

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:26

The Eagles confirmed their Premier League status for another season with last week's 4-0 victory over Hull City, meaning they head to Old Trafford with little to play for. Having played several other fringe players against Southampton , Mourinho said the understudies had given him food for thought as he considers his team for the final.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:15

Asked following Wednesday's media availability at the team's training facility if extending Embid is a priority, Sixers president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo replied, "It's something we'll talk about at the appropriate time". "Next year I think we are going to be ready to win". Embiid played phenomenal in his limited minutes last season, and the team will get last year's No.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:11

Cape Town - Alexis Sanchez says Arsenal's inability to mount a sustained challenge on the Premier League title is the cause for his frustrations. "He is the manager who gave a stadium to the club, won cups, and he has been 21 years in the job", he added.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:09

Michael Grabner thought he had scored for the Rangers at 4:12 of OT, but the goal was called back because of a high stick - a decision that was upheld quickly by video review. The Blueshirts out-shot the Senators 15-5 in the first period and cashed in twice. "They'll most probably display the exact same urgency as they did last game".

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:59

Based on wages spent in the 2015-16 season - before Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic drove up the Old Trafford wage bill - United are the league's top payers. Arsenal's sixth win in their last seven games moved them within one point of fourth-placed Liverpool . A 2-2 draw for Arsene Wenger's men, coupled with a 3-1 Middlesbrough win over Liverpool would similarly lead to a play-off.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:54

McLaren-Honda F1 driver and two-time series champion Fernando Alonso says he has no regrets about sitting out the forthcoming Monaco Grand Prix. When we complete my full last lap in a Formula 1 vehicle which was on the Saturday in Russian Federation because on Sunday we didn't manage to complete the formation lap and here we could not manage to complete the out lap.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:48

The Sens are 5-1 in their last six Conference final games and 9-3 in their last 12 overall while the Penguins are 60-21 in their last 81 home games and 38-13 in their last 51 after scoring two or fewer in their previous outing. He wasn't tested a whole lot, however, he made a couple of good glove saves off Kessel and Carter Rowney in the second. The Senators will be looking for their second-ever Conference Championships, which could lead them to their first-ever Stanley Cup victory, against ...