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by | May 28, 2017 | 17:39

That was illustrated in a league-best 67-victory season by the Warriors leading the National Basketball Association in offensive efficiency and finishing second in defensive efficiency. "I've been very blessed the last few years to be a part of this league and play on the big stage", said Cleveland star LeBron James , who has now reached the Finals for the eighth time - including each of the last seven years.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:29

After the Cavs clinched the Eastern Conference title with a 135-102 victory over the Boston Celtics on Friday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported that James said thinking about the Warriors is not something he's ready to do just yet, and that doing so would stress him out.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:10

Despite needing just 7 of the final over, Miller and Morris couldn't finish the game as Wood conceded just 4 runs. After Stokes fell, wicket-keeper/batsman Buttler kept up the attack with a typically dashing 65 not out as England looked to go 2-0 up with one to play in this three-match series.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:41

The 29-year-old Belgian worldwide, who joined the club from Everton during the 2013-14 campaign, played in 11 Europa League games for United this season, starting seven and scoring a goal. "There's lots of offers on the table, both in England, overseas and really that's what I have to decide on". "All the players who played today learnt a lot and this is one aspect of the game where United were better than we were".

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:52

The series will tipoff on June 1st in Oakland California. "It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated", James said. There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs' locker room to wade into that territory. But there's also a clear respect level between the clubs as well. "It was our two bigs that set the tone - Kev and Double-T ( Tristan Thompson ), they were phenomenal", James said.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:08

Avery Bradley knocked down a three-pointer with one-tenth of a second left, and the Boston Celtics completed a comeback from 21 points down to shock the Cavs , 111-108, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. James scored 35 points in that game, including this 3-pointer. The No. 1 pick became a moot point when the Warriors finished the regular season with a 16-5 kick to secure the No.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:30

Ottawa fell short of making the Cup final for the first time since 2007. The Penguins have played back-to-back series that went seven games, including a double overtime and two other overtimes. And the team that found itself uncharacteristically on its heels for long stretches as it fended off the Blue Jackets in the first round, shut down the Capitals in the second and outlasted blue-collar Senators in the third is back where it was a year ago: heading to the Stanley Cup Final with ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:09

The lead lasted last than three minutes before Theo Hernandez equalized with a free kick which Barca keeper Jasper Cillessen maybe could have done more to stop. 48' GOAL! Barcelona 3-1 Alaves: What a run and pass from Messi! For "alavesa" everything was finished at the end of the first half Neymar completed the combination, with the participation of Andre Gomes and Messi, and three minutes later Messi assisted on Paco Alcacer .

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:20

The Celtics lost that game by 44 points to fall behind 0-2 in the best-of-seven series , then announced the next day that Thomas was done for the season. In the process, James passed Michael Jordan as the All-Time Playoffs' leading scorer. "I know toward the end of the season there were some rough patches".

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:45

The two finals teams have lost just one game between them on the way to the finals, the Warriors going a ideal 12-0 in cutting a swathe through the Western Conference and the Cavs dropping just one game. "I did pretty much everything MJ did when I was kid", LeBron said, per For The Win . That's all I can give you right now, because I'm happy and I don't want to be stressed.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:36

Now they have agreed to collaborate on a temporary basis for the French Open , where Djokovic , 30, is on course to meet Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals after yesterday's draw. But I played the best player on clay three times in three tournaments. "That's why I'm very excited for him being here because it's a great opportunity for me to learn, to grow".

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:28

He's such a big-match player it does seem odd that Arsenal would consider selling him. It was expected the 32-year-old would endure a torrid afternoon against the likes of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard, but instead he was at the top of the game, leading Wenger to single him out for individual praise in his post-match press conference.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:22

The Cavs set a new National Basketball Association record with their 13th consecutive victory in a series-clinching game. Right from the start, things were clear. If it wasn't James attacking the lane and drawing fouls, it was Deron Williams , whose 14-point first half was six more points than he'd contributed throughout the first four games of the series combined.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:17

On May 3, when the 35-year-old Alonso made his first test run in his No. 29 orange race vehicle, more than 2 million viewers worldwide live streamed at least part of the test. If Team Penske's Helio Castroneves wins the 2017 Indy 500, he'll have four victories in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" and join A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears and Al Unser as the only drivers to capture the Borg-Warner Trophy four times .

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:15

Button, who had not driven a Formula One vehicle for more than six months until he stepped into the cockpit for Thursday practice, had been 12th in final practice. Button, who retired from F1 previous year, was drafted in to replace Alonso just for this race. However, component changes ahead of Saturday's qualifying sessions was always set to consign him to starting at the back of the grid, though this will become the pit-lane following further changes.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:08

So I'd never believed I could beat Mike. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Cavs forward Kevin Love said following Saturday's practice. As Cleveland faltered in the regular season, the Celtics had seized the top seed in the East. After allowing the Celtics to seize the early momentum in Game 4 , the Cavs barely gave them the chance in Game 5 .

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:37

This change is expected to prevent injuries to key reserve players as most starters don't participate in the final preseason game. The rule should improve player safety. After limiting celebrations by penalties or fines, the league has finally allowed players to have more individuality following a touchdown. The relaxed rules aren't a free for all.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:41

Aaron Ramsey hopes Arsene Wenger stays at Arsenal after the midfielder scored the victor in Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup final victory over Chelsea at Wembley. "It's been an up and down year but to finish with an FA Cup , it has to be deemed a success". Wenger said: "Per Mertesacker, for me, is a ideal example for any young professional football player".

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:42

Wilson made the Ducks pay, slipping a hard backhand around Bernier for his second goal of the playoffs and the 13th of his Predators postseason career, tying four other Preds for the franchise lead. "So it's exciting to see this hockey town turn into even more of a hockey town". I thought he played really well for us. We showed a lot of character.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:22

Rafael Nadal , Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic , Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka have dominated the Grand Slams since 2005. Roland Garros is synonymous with the tournament. "Kind of creating a new team, creating a new vibe, it feels exciting", the 30-year-old victor of 12 grand slam titles told a news conference. If the top eight seeds hold to form, which is not likely, quarterfinal matchups would be Murray vs.

by | May 28, 2017 | 18:16

With a wounded side and defensive issues, Wenger's side produced a game to win their fourth Cup title in four seasons. "We have a board meeting on Tuesday", he said . "That is football, you have to accept decisions". Antonio Conte fell short in his bid to emulate Italian countryman Carlo Ancelotti by leading Chelsea to a Premier League and FA Cup Double in his first season as manager.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:33

After two defeats against Carl Froch and a points loss to Badou Jack in his previous world title fights, the clash with former champion Chudinov for the vacant WBA title was a chance Groves had to make the most of. Chudinov is only 14-1 (10 KOs) and has been out for a year since a loss to Felix Sturm. Against an opponent who had only been beaten once before, Groves made a frenetic start, attempting to establish a pattern with his trademark jab, but Chudinov landed an overhand right that ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:02

It wasn't even close . James will appear in his seventh consecutive Finals as he seeks his fourth title. But it's not what everyone is talking about. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, just because of what he was able to accomplish". LEBRON JAMES: Now, when you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan, you - it's nearly like a god.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:44

Defending champion Jason Day ran off two straight birdies after making the turn and was in the lead at 5-under, which for the former world No. 1 was a peculiar position. 17 at TPC Sawgrass, becoming the eighth player with a hole-in-one on the flat island green in the tournament's history. He led fellow American J.B.

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:58

Representing the West is the second wild card that has become Cinderella. If the Predators top four defenders were flying under the radar they certainly are not in Pittsburgh . Predators coach Peter Laviolette didn't seem overly impressed that in guiding his team to a six-game elimination of the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference finals he became only the fourth coach in National Hockey League history to lead three teams to the Stanley Cup Final.

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:35

On November 3, investigators checking a lead that she might have visited Kohlhepp found the woman inside a shipping container on Kohlhepp's 95-acre farm, chained by the ankle and screaming for help. He was released in 2001, KTVK reported. Cindy Coxie said the worst day of her life came when she had to tell the boy that his father was dead.Brackman said she was put through "living hell" in the days after the Superbike murders.Moments before the hearing began, peppermint hard candies and tissues ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:47

Luis Enrique capped his three-year stint with the club with his ninth title out of a possible 13. It's the home ground of Atletico Madrid , which is moving to a new stadium on the east side of Spain's capital city. "We are disappointed with the result, we had high hopes, but we are happy for what we did the entire season". Barca disappointed in La Liga and the Champions League this term, losing out to rivals Real Madrid domestically and exiting the European stage in the ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:35

Mourinho stated that he wants to keep hold of his club captain in the summer, but the decision is all down to the player. Does this cup make the city of Manchester a bit happier? I don't know about you but I find it hard to imagine Wayne Rooney being the type to fancy playing overseas and learning a language/adapting to a different culture, so is Everton a foregone conclusion if he wants to keep playing regular football? "I'm really happy with our season, the trophies, to be back in ...

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:29

Nobody can predict what will happen in a victor takes all game, but the Senators have already professed that their plan will be to bore the crowd out of the building. Their hockey life: that's a good way to put it. "You've seen him step up and answer the bell and lead his team and get it done". The puck can hit the goaltender, a defender, a teammate, a stick, a post.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:41

And, he was pretty much the only Longhorn who did anything in the first game. An elimination game between Texas (36-21) and TCU (42-15) was set for Saturday evening. Then, Patrick Mathis delivered an infield single. Taking the loss Saturday was Texas junior Kyle Johnston, the rotation's bright spot during TCU's sweep of the Longhorns in early May .

by | May 28, 2017 | 15:59

The Premier League champions' unexpectedly poor half was followed by a predictably strong second-half response. "I'm especially proud of the way we won this season, in the semi-final we had to play against Man City here and in the final Chelsea here, you can not get tougher and we had two outstanding performances, this cup was won with special spirit and special attitude".

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:12

The fan base certainly seems more divided, with Wenger bemoaning the "very hostile environment " created by some fans demanding his removal. Apart from that I think it is down to the board members [to decide] am I the right man to take this club further and for me to decide am I the right man to take this club further.

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:25

Cavaliers scored 43 points in the first quarter, crushing all dreams of the Celtics fans and players. Not for a second. James has three championships and three Finals MVPs, and could win a fourth for each if the Cavaliers manage to defeat the Golden State Warriors next month.

by | May 28, 2017 | 17:23

Ruth had three homers in the Series, including one in the decisive sixth game. Not for a minute. And in 2008 and 2010, the Celtics and Lakers met, taking a break in 2009 when Boston lost Kevin Garnett to a season-ending knee injury. but there's no similarities in our game, at all". It's a conversation that's slowly becoming more compelling. In Game 2, he scored 53 points - one shy of John Havlicek's franchise record.

by | May 28, 2017 | 16:10

Speaking for the first time since the end of his season, Thomas said he might need surgery but it's "not the No. 1 option right now". "I'm proud of our group". He'll soon be the first player ever to score 6,000 career playoff points. James is nearing the end of his 14th season in the National Basketball Association, has won the MVP Award four times, is sitting on three National Basketball Association titles and has never won a scoring title.