by | May 29, 2017 | 02:37

Aside from a Game 3 upset after losing Thomas to a hip injury , the Celtics lost by margins of 13, 44, 13, and 33 points. The Cavs icon hit 35 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to help his side win the Eastern Conference Finals 4-1, setting up a third-successive meeting with the Golden State Warriors in the championship series.

by | May 29, 2017 | 02:50

Diego Costa confirmed his commitment to Chelsea following Saturday's FA Cup final defeat, while admitting he would leave if Antonio Conte wants him to. "For once I have kept my (winner's) medal", said the Arsenal manager, who usually gives them away to staff members. Meanwhile, the Confederation of Africa Football have congratulated Iwobi and Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny after Arsenal were crowned 2016/2017 FA Cup winners on Saturday.

by | May 29, 2017 | 02:34

They've played teams with better regular-season records. "It means a lot", Penguins winger Bryan Rust said. A fortuitous little dart in front by Justin Schultz that set up an inadvertent pick by one Ottawa skater on another, building a screen in front of Anderson.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:31

Takuma Sato held off a furious late charge from Helio Castroneves to win the Indy 500 . Jackie Stewart, a three-time Formula One champion from Scotland who twice drove in the Indy 500 in the 1960s and later was an Indy 500 TV commentator, explained the Indy 500's lure in his 2007 autobiography "Winning Is Not Enough".

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:33

We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes nearly an even series". Has Cleveland's (or Miami's) path been easier than Chicago's because of playoff competition? "But when you have great players like Curry and Durant on the same team, and then you have LeBron, there's not much you can do".

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:03

It is a freakish rule but nevertheless, forget the offside, for me I thought it was very lucky to not be given as a handball. "It is still a good season". "Sometimes it is all about the coach's decision". "I wanted to contribute on the pitch so to be able to lead the team out for the first time officially as captain was a very proud moment for me".

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:35

Both Bisping and UFC president Dana White also revealed they were targeting UFC 213 in July for the fight. One of the bigger - and perhaps the largest - messes in a down first five months of 2017 for the UFC was the failed attempt at booking longtime welterweight boss Georges St-Pierre's awaited comeback fight against current middleweight champion Michael Bisping .

by | May 29, 2017 | 02:20

He leads South African Branden Grace by one shot heading into the final round. Joint tournament favourite Henrik Stenson fell out the gates with three bogeys on his first seven holes but birdied two on the back nine to card a round of 73 to lie 4-under and four shots off the lead alongside Ireland's Shane Lowry (70) and Japan's Hideki Tanihara, who posted a best-of-the-day 67.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:39

Petra Kvitova produced a superb performance on her return to action at the French Open , beating Julia Boserup 6-3 6-2 to storm into round two. Boserup is at a career-high ranking of 85 with no clay-court form to speak of, so it was a kind draw, but it was heartening to see Kvitova looking so much like her old self.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:24

Not in the Tests, obviously. The first match was a 15-11 loss to Queensland - one of only two losses on that tour, which is massively impressive taking into account the sheer number of matches they played in a three-month period. The casting adrift of the midweek players in some Lions expeditions had a severely damaging effect on morale, and can not be repeated this time round.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:31

Venus Williams, a finalist way back in 2002, is still seeded No10 and should anyone doubt her passion and fitness at the age of 36, her run to the final of the Australian Open should dispel the doubts. Thiem, who reached the semifinals previous year, comfortably beat Bernard Tomic 6-4, 6-0, 6-2. He is the only player to have beaten Rafael Nadal on clay this season.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:28

Ferrari has been quick all week, setting lap records in Monaco while Mercedes - so invincible-looking for the previous three years - struggled from the second practice onward. "How close do I have to get?" said the Finn. Then, after the safety auto came out again briefly with a handful of laps to go, Russian Daniil Kvyat became the latest to lose control of his vehicle in a frantic finish.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:27

Kvitova announced in April she would be on the entry list for Roland Garros but had been unsure even when she travelled to Paris on Wednesday whether she would play. But with time, it's better. Kvitova also provided details on the intense rehabilitation process that preceded her "last-minute" decision to try her luck in Paris.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:25

The 30-year-old has already reached the magical 10 titles this year at the clay-court events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona . Maybe some time is a good thing. - Rising star Alexander Zverev , who beat Djokovic in the final of last week's Internazionali BNL d'Italia, has yet to beat a seeded player in a grand slam.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:16

Kvitova's recovery from the severe injuries to her left hand that she sustained in a home invasion in December is one of the most heartwarming stories of the tournament - but she had only confirmed her participation in the draw on Friday, and there were few indications as to the level of her trademark power and shotmaking.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:40

Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring amid a blistering start for Arsenal that Chelsea simply couldn't cope with. Danny Welbeck credited Arsenal's spirit after Ramsey's winner came just three minutes after Diego Costa had levelled for 10-man Chelsea , who had Victor Moses sent off.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:05

The motivation I had today was unbelievable - and I really just didn't want to lose. I was always staring to the guys and looking if there are no strangers there. "I'm happy with the game, of course", Kvitova said, "but I mean, it wasn't really about the game today". "I'm glad with the way I played". "I won for the second time".

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:24

Should Raikkonen maintain his position, he would win his 21st race and his first since driving for Lotus during the season-opening Australian Grand Prix in 2013. He was quickly taken away to the medical centre for further checks. Jay Howard ran out of gas and had to nurse his auto to the pits. "Maybe somebody is starting on the super-soft and if we have a Safety Car it is possible to change to the ultra-soft and run all the race ".

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:19

Mushfiqur was the next batsman to join Tamim on the crease, he kept the scoreboard ticking before falling on 46, Bangladesh's score 219/3. Bangladesh finished at 341/9 from their fifty overs. Before the match, Green Shirts conducted practice session at Edgbaston where batting and bowling combinations were tested. He also expressed his optimism that Shakib would be back to his best in the upcoming Champions Trophy.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:21

The Chilean's controversial opener made him the first Arsenal player in five seasons to reach the mark.The Chile global struck in controversial circumstances in the fourth minute at Wembley , taking him to 30 goals in all competitions for the 2016-17 campaign.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:32

With a victory on Sunday, he would tie Djokovic atop the Masters 1000 titles leaderboard with his 30th crown. The 23-year-old Thiem earned two break points which Nadal saved to move within a point of the title. Passes the idle Roger Federer in the rankings, guaranteeing a top-4 seed at the French Open regardless of what happens in Rome. There is every chance Djokovic will finish third or fourth best in the world at the end of 2017, a year that is rapidly becoming a joust between ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:12

The 30-year-old is now preparing to battle once again on the clay of Paris as he hopes to win his first title at Roland Garros . Novak is coming and then Murray, you never know. The Spaniard has already won his 10th at Monte-Carlo and Barcelona this season and, who can really stop him? "100% he's the big favorite", Thiem said of Nadal.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:53

Wenger was ebullient about his side whose vibrant performance to outplay the Premier League champions he described as one of the proudest moments of his long career. When his initial attempt to chip the ball into Chelsea's area was blocked, he appeared to knock the rebound forward with his arms before running through and shooting past Thibaut Courtois despite Ramsey standing in an offside position.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:32

Several players from each team played the simple but fun party game "Heads Up" where one person holds a card to their head with a topic on it and the other has to give them clues to guess it. "I have two more years' contract with the club", he said. Coming off a successful campaign in Euro 2016 with Italy, the 47-year-old took over a side that had embarked on the then-worst Premier League title defence in the competition's history in 2015/16.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:03

The 30-year-old started four of the Blues' last six Premier League matches as they won the title under boss Antonio Conte . But Fabregas, who spent eight years at Arsenal before returning to Barcelona in 2011, found himself among the substitutes as Chelsea failed to secure the double following a 2-1 defeat.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:50

Of the Warriors and the Cavs, only Cleveland has dropped a game this playoffs - a single, solitary loss to Boston on an off-day, that the internet is hilariously suggesting was a thrown game so LeBron could beat the Celtics senseless in Boston one more time.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:48

It's a rumour that is seemingly set to stick even over time, with Jurgen Klopp set to be forever linked with a reunion with the German worldwide. Gerrard, who will take up his first full-time coaching role in charge of Liverpool's Under-18s next season, added: "It's his aura and the way he is with you - how he makes you feel".

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:52

Arsenal Wenger is now the most successful manager in FA Cup history, having amassed seven winners' medals. "It's been an up and down season but to finish it with an FA Cup has to be a successful season", Ramsey said after repeating his final victor against Hull in 2014.

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:11

It should also give the Gunners some momentum heading into one of the most important summers in club history, as the futures of Wenger, Sanchez and star midfielder Mesut Ozil at the club are all up in the air. An announcement regarding Wenger's future is expected on Wednesday, though he was unable to provide much insight as to what the meeting will involve.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:36

Aaron Ramsey , who scored the winning goal to deny English Premier League champion Chelsea a double, certainly hopes there isn't change in the dugout. We looked slightly off the pace and it is unlike us. "We go home with a bad taste because of what has happened but for sure we would rather win the Premier League than the FA Cup ".

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:38

Chelsea had been hot favorites to put the icing on the cake of a remarkable debut season for manager Antonio Conte but were not at their clinical best as Arsenal lifted the Cup for the third time in four seasons. But today Arsenal managed to get in nearly every time and it was only bad finishing and bad luck that restricted Arsenal to two goals . Diego Costa finally leveled the match in the 76th minute when he chested a pass down from Willian, outmuscled Rob Holding and ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 00:55

Wenger's stock has fallen in the eyes of Arsenal fans as the team have struggled at times this season , failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Having not started a game for Arsenal in 392 days, Per Mertesacker was called upon by Wenger after injury and suspension decimated his defence.

by | May 29, 2017 | 01:07

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich argued that Pachulia's play was "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike ". Leonard starting Game 3 on Saturday after a solid three days of rest would be a relief for San Antonio , but it's no guarantee that the shellacking they were laying on the Warriors in Game 1 will return.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:49

With leading scorer Isaiah Thomas out for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and a pair of brutal beatdowns in the first two games , you can't blame them. The two-time All-Star was sidelined in Game 2 after aggravating a hip injury. The 17-time National Basketball Association champs also lost their leading scorer, the 5-foot-9-inch Thomas, for the remainder of the season due to a hip injury.

by | May 28, 2017 | 23:36

There was nearly too much historical context to dissect, and so James did what his instincts told him to do. "The closeout game is always the hardest.and Boston is going to make it even harder", said LeBron James , who rebounded from a playoff-low 11 points in Game 3 to score 34 in Game 4.