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by | May 22, 2017 | 10:42

All 11 games between these teams in the regular season and postseason - all physical affairs - were won by the home team. The full schedule was released shortly after the Celtics advanced. Isaiah Thomas has proved this postseason that he is one of the best point guards in the game. They offered support as he played in the first round despite his sister's death in a auto accident, and they powered through when Washington evened the second-round series at 2 by effectively containing Thomas' ...

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:29

The Arsenal defender was sent off early on at The Emirates for a reckless tackle on Enner Valencia during the Premier League clash. Koscielny had been a doubt for Sunday's Premier League finale after missing Tuesday's win over Sunderland with a calf problem, but was deemed fit enough to start.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:24

Sebastian Vettel feels his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton is so amicable both on and off track is down to their "common passion" of pure racing. Meanwhile, Felipe Massa's Williams made contact with Fernando Alonso's vehicle pushing the McLaren off track.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:18

Earlier today, Kane smashed four times as Tottenham once again produced a spectacular performance to sweep aside title holder Leicester City 6-1 in their penultimate League clash at the King Power Stadium. "After he scored the third goal he had a little physical problem so it was a moment to be responsible and safe". It's a big achievement and it helped the team to play well and achieve second place.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:20

But Halep, who also lost in the semi-finals of the women's doubles with compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu on Friday, showed no signs of lacking in energy as she bounced back in emphatic fashion to win the last six games for the loss of just 14 points.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:12

The feeling is now that Cloud Computing may get some rest and aim for the Travers Stakes at Saratoga this summer. It was the second victory in the race for jockey Javier Castellano who won aboard Bernadini in 2006. The final race in the Triple Crown series, the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes , will be held June 10 in NY. The Derby victor finished eighth in the field of 10, fading after dueling with Classic Empire through the first mile of the race.

by | May 22, 2017 | 10:01

Fernando Torres is keen to sign a new Atletico Madrid contract, with the striker's current deal due to run out at the end of the season. "The journalists ask me constantly if I am going to stay". However, following Atleti's 3-1 last-day win over Athletic Bilbao Simeone announced his would be staying. "I am grateful to all those who have passed through this place".

by | May 22, 2017 | 09:02

The pair will finally trade leather this Saturday night from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas , live on BoxNation , with two-weight world champion Canelo revealing where the feud between the Mexican rivals originated. Alvarez enters this match having suffered only one loss at the hands of Floyd Mayweather in 2013. He just had better timing, a better fighter tonight.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:58

However, the Les Bleus worldwide is believed to be keen on a switch to join the illustrious squad of Zinedine Zidane. Citing sources, the Daily Telegraph says Monaco turned down a bid of around €120m (£103m) for the France worldwide as they wish to hold on to him for at least one more year.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:47

He had said: "We won a League Cup". " It's the last game of the season and we were given a chance to impress ". "Like reaching a European final". Could this be Wayne Rooney's final moment for Manchester United? Jose Mourinho has called out Graeme Souness on his managerial record at Newcastle United and Liverpool.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:42

Thomas only was on the court for half of it, sitting out the final 24 minutes with a right hip strain that he sustained during the first half. Celtics All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas made about as little an impact as a player can make in a game.

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:38

He averaged 28.9 points during the regular season and is still Boston's leading scorer at 23.3 ppg during the playoffs, but he might not be out there Sunday. The defending National Basketball Association champions ripped the Celtics 117-104 in Wednesday's start of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Final series with game two in Boston .

by | May 22, 2017 | 08:17

Neither had enough to keep Dixon from becoming the fifth three-time pole victor in 500 history. "I wasn't expecting that". Carpenter's initial misfortune wound up being a stroke of good luck on a day nothing came easy. Later attempts were run under cloudy skies. "I think tomorrow we will concentrate on alone and qualifying, but the priority is the race", Alonso said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:19

Not bad for a day's work but it still hasn't a patch on Si Woo Kim's winnings. Kim's victory earned him a five-year PGA Tour exemption, which will be interrupted at some stage when he heads home to South Korea to complete mandatory national military service.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:14

However, that was to the benefit of 21-year-old Harrop, who scored against the Eagles. United's starting lineup had an average age of 22 years, 284 days. After that, though, both sides were largely going through the motions, although Rooney almost injected intrigue when directing a free-kick just wide of his own goal before Pereira did brilliantly to not only stop a Luka Milivojevic free-kick but hold onto it.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:13

It is the Italian's fourth top-flight title - also winning Serie B with Bari - and continues a hugely impressive league record in three seasons at Juventus and his debut campaign in England. West Brom put up a stubborn defence, frustrating Chelsea's efforts, so Conte made a decision to take off Eden Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez and bring on Batshuayi, surprisingly, and Willian.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:06

The series would run 17 days in total and extend to a Game 7 on Wednesday, June 14. A decision on whether Alex Burrows (leg) and Mark Borowiecki (leg) will be available to play in Game 5 won't be made until Sunday but it sounds doubtful that either one will be back.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:01

Daniel Sturridge, therefore, leads the line once again for Liverpool, having featured only intermittently this term. On the other side, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal have a lot to play for on this last day come 3 pm. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez looks dejected after Everton were awarded a penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Everton at The Emirates stadium in London, Sunday May 21, 2017 .

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:01

And determine whether injured superstar Kawhi Leonard might be healthy enough to return from an ankle injury, too. "It's not what I expected". Coach Popovich will still be feeling filthy about his best player in Kawhi Leonard, but he didn't hesitate to criticize his team's lack of belief in themselves as they really didn't put up a fight after falling behind early.

by | May 21, 2017 | 21:01

But, after full time, those who have already written their names into Spurs folklore were paraded onto the pitch one last time. Mauricio Pochettino described Tottenham Hotspur's final day at White Hart Lane as " perfect ", but said moving into their new stadium would take the club to the next level.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:55

Kyle Busch hadn't won an All-Star Race until Saturday night. It's also well known that Busch was hungry to pick up a win in a Cup vehicle at Charlotte Motor Speedway . Daniel Suarez showed early how important the special tyres would be as he jumped eight spots in Stage 1 after starting the race on the soft tyres in order to gain track position.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:57

Jose Mourinho opted for a double change just before the break as Pogba and Lingard made way for Anthony Martial and Michael Carrick. Palace edged a quiet second half, Christian Benteke hitting the post with a header as they failed to find a way back into the game.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:41

Wenger had finished in the top four every year since being hired partly through the 1996-97 season, although in his debut campaign third place was only enough for a place in the now-defunct UEFA Cup. "It's unpredictable", Wenger said. 'Is Liverpool favourite? Yes. A top four spot can still be made. "Who do you get in to keep that club the way they are for the next 20 years?" "So, Sunday, it becomes an absolutely vital subject?" LIVERPOOL manager Jurgen Klopp has money to spend in this ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:39

He beat two horses. The most recent was American Pharoah in 2015 ending a drought that had lasted since 1978 when Affirmed swept the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. "My father was a jockey for 25 years". That does not stretch his budget. "We made a great call". "This is not at all like what I do in the rest of my life, but it does provide one of the highest levels of excitement that a person can have".

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:30

Rome: Romania's Simona Halep reached her first final in the WTA event at the Rome Masters on Saturday after sweeping Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens 7-5, 6-1 in their semi-final clash. After racing to a 4-0 lead in the second set, Halep closed out the match in 1 hour, 17 minutes. "I feel happy we could finish actually". This is a terrific final to get us ready for the French Open , as both players are in great form and should be players to watch in the upcoming grand slam.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:31

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, stands with her daughter Princess Charlotte , as they arrive for the wedding of Pippa Middleton and James Matthews at St Mark's Church in Englefield May 20, 2017. "It's a bit startling to achieve global recognition (if that's the right word). on account of your sister, your brother-in-law and your bottom", she wrote in introductory comments to a recipe and party planning book she later penned on the back of her new found fame.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:29

Instead, the Senators poked a sleeping giant in Pittsburgh's two-headed monster. Already leading thanks to a goal in the first period from Olli Maatta , Sidney Crosby and Brian Dumoulin gave the visiting Penguins a three-goal lead in the second.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:18

In the second, Cleveland put the game away. The series now shifts to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 on Sunday and Tuesday with outmanned Boston just trying to bring it back home for Game 5 next Thursday. The belief of many is that Lonzo Ball will be the better fit. This injury has ruled Thomas out for the remainder of the postseason, effectively ending the Boston's year.

by | May 21, 2017 | 20:04

My second stint was also pretty good: I managed to get close to Valtteri who was all over the place with his tyres. While dispirited to have lost the lead, Vettel was happy to have claimed 18 points and P2, having had a nerve-wracking start to Q1 on Saturday when his vehicle appeared to suffer a technical problem - a problem that rectified itself as Vettel kept driving.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:51

With one game remaining, the Gunners are 18 points behind Antonio Conte's side, who were crowned Premier League champions last Friday. Arsenal finish the season with a home match against Everton while Liverpool host Middlesbrough. When asked if it was a straight fight between Arsenal and Liverpool , Wenger said: "Yes, of course". Sanchez scored two poachers' efforts in the last 20 minutes to break the resistance of outstanding goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and hand the Gunners a lifeline ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:45

The nine-time Roland Garros victor is looking to continue his dominance on clay ahead of the second Grand Slam of the year, and he controlled much of his 50th meeting with the world number two. "It will be a very hard match against one of the best sportsmen this sport has ever had, and to have a chance I'll have to be at my very best", Nadal said.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:33

The southpaw has fought at 147, where Lamont Peterson handed him his only loss, but he wanted his shot at boxing's best in his natural 140-point division. Felix Diaz trained in Indio, California with Joel Diaz and, along with ring strategist Alex Ariza, have devised a plan to neutralize Crawford's height and reach advantages.

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:12

Even so, it's important for Wenger's men to continue a run that's seen them win seven of their last eight games in all competitions and build momentum for the FA Cup final against league champions Chelsea next Saturday. "It hasn't happened and now what we're seeing is nearly a civil war amongst Arsenal fans; you've got the " Wenger Ins" and the " Wenger Outs". "For 20 years, I had to answer: 'Is that all you have to offer?' So, Sunday, it becomes an absolutely vital subject?" "It has ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 19:12

Kiwi quick Lockie Ferguson's Rising Pune Supergiant reached their first Indian Premier League final when they beat Mumbai Indians by 20 runs in the playoffs on Tuesday (Wednesday). For Rising Pune Supergiant , the three batsmen at the top will be crucial to the team. Sundar was awarded the player of the match for his match-winning spell.