by | May 29, 2017 | 10:49

On lap 179, after looking to grab sixth from Hildebrand , the engine of Fernando Alonso's auto gave up the ghost, spelling an end to what had been a memorable Indy 500 debut for the Spaniard. Dixon was taken to the medical center but later walked away and said he was fine. Sebastian Bourdais returned to the speedway only one week after a vicious crash in practice that left the French driver with a broken hip and pelvis that required surgery.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:26

LeBron James was whistled for his fourth foul with almost seven minutes left in the first half Tuesday, sending him to the bench early in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. The payoff is this: two teams featuring a raft of all-stars and future Hall of Famers, three former MVPs including James - whose effort to ascend Mount Jordan (the Everest of sports) - seems to be picking up steam.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:49

The payoff is this: two teams featuring a raft of all-stars and future Hall of Famers, three former MVPs including James - whose effort to ascend Mount Jordan (the Everest of sports) - seems to be picking up steam. The Cavaliers and Warriors split their two meetings this season, both winning at home. And why would anyone want it any other way? The Cavs and Warriors do deserve credit for drafting great players like Draymond Green and Kyrie Irving .

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:13

Sam Allardyce is still the Premier League's survival specialist. Hull , who were promoted as play-off winners in 2016, were in the bottom three and had won only one of their previous 18 Premier League matches when Silva took over as manager from Mike Phelan in January.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:40

Poulter reduced the deficit to one to get back in to contention, but as Kim scrambled for par on the first two holes of the back nine, the 41-year-old gave away his chance at glory with a dropped shot on the 12th and several missed opportunitiies.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:08

Over the final few overcast holes, there was just one question to answer: Who had enough left to win? Notorious for tinkering with his putting method, Singh went to a new putter and a new grip this spring and teamed with Carlos Franco to win the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, his first victory on the PGA Tour Champions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:44

While Bron needed more games to reach the total points at 212 compared to Jordan's 179, he did so at a younger age and on fewer shots. Try as it might to encourage parity among its 30 teams, the National Basketball Association will showcase the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers for the third consecutive spring when the Finals tip off on Thursday night (ABC, 9 p.m.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:56

The 2008 victor was involved in a huge crash after launching off the back of the auto driven by backmarker Jay Howard . But the Academy Award winning director has become one after working on his new film "Logan Lucky", depicting a theoretical heist at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coca-Cola 600.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:05

If you don't want to rile up friends and relatives over the long weekend, you might also steer clear of the James-Jordan comparison. "I've played against four Hall of Famers as well, too, with Manu (Ginobili), Kawhi (Leonard), Tony (Parker) and Timmy D (Tim Duncan) on the same team", said James, occasionally sniffling as he continues to fight a cold.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:35

The injury knocked the Boston point guard out of the Eastern Conference finals in Game 2. "You work all summer, you work all season for so many years in a row hoping to get to this point". Also, the Cavs have won outright six of their last 10 postseason games when they were road underdogs. And just last night, he led his team to the National Basketball Association finals for the seventh straight year.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:10

Arsene Wenger insists he will head into Tuesday's board meeting to discuss his Arsenal future perfectly equipped with all he needs to secure a new contract - namely a replay of Saturday's 2-1 FA Cup final win over 10-man Chelsea . Despite not being in Antonio Conte's thinking at various points of the season, with Nemanja Matic often being picked ahead of him, Fabregas has still played a considerable role in Chelsea's success this term.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:14

On the other side of the pitch, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was celebrating with his players, becoming exactly the opposite of Conte in recent seasons: Able to win cups again and again, but incapable of lifting league trophies. They played a good game", Courtois said after the game. Diego Costa levelled for a below-par Chelsea after Victor Moses had picked up a second yellow card for diving in the Arsenal box, only to see Aaron Ramsey head home the decisive goal three ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:27

He will also end the campaign without a trophy for the first time as a coach. "I wish all the best for this football club". "Pressure is what I had when I arrived in Barcelona , when I had nothing to defend [myself with]". "When everything happens and it's not so good, you can change the manager". "Vincent has played unbelievable in the last games", Guardiola added.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:51

I believe in him. "I didn't know if I can be as quick as anyone in an Indy auto". Alonso and Rossi spent the next 15 laps drafting, swapping the lead back and forth in a bid to save fuel, with the McLaren man sitting as race leader when the red flag was thrown for the crash between Scott Dixon and Jay Howard on Lap 52.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:15

He has now won the tournament twice, having led Porto to glory in the UEFA Cup - as the Europa League was previously called - in 2003. "When you go into big matches you go happy and we didn't". The trophy is not the only lift the club gave the city as United and Manchester City pledged £1 million (US$1.3 million) on Thursday to an emergency fund set up for the victims and their families.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:17

The young Newcastle keeper getting a clean sheet and Armstrong scoring a clever goal to make it 2-0. Andrea Favilli crossed from the left for Riccardo Orsolini to volley home from close range, and shortly after Giuseppe Panico got on the end of Francesco Cassata's hurried free kick to add a second.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:37

LeBron James' first playoff points came on a driving layup against the Washington Wizards in the opening quarter of the 2006 National Basketball Association playoffs. James, arguably the most talented player ever, had needed nine seasons and a change of uniform to win his first title. He shot 13-for-18 from the field and put to rest any concerns about his level of play - or a stomach bug - with another championship in sight.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:59

As well as Takuma. Sato passed Castroneves for the lead on Lap 195 - the last of 35 lead changes in the 200-lap race on the historic 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval and the seventh straight year that the decisive pass for the Indy 500 lead occurred in the last six laps.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:42

For his part, Michael Andretti said he doesn't blame Honda for any of the engine failure, likely an easier concession considering his team won the race for a second consecutive season. Alonso's race came to a premature conclusion 24th place with a mechanical issue after 179 laps . "So for the future, Canada, obviously we will try to keep improving", said Alonso .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:35

It would not have been a good for this race had Alonso come to the Speedway and then caught his private jet back home after celebrating in the Winner's Circle with a cold glass of milk. Two-time Indy 500 victor Juan Pablo Montoya finished sixth after it appeared he was destined for a long day. It was a thrilling race with Takuma leading for only a handful of laps before crossing the finish line first.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:13

To say Stokes rode his luck early in his innings was an understatement. It helped England , also powered by Jos Buttler's first half-century in nine ODIs, post 330 for six batting first. "It's just my delivery stride, a little bit of sensation running up the side of my knee", he said. However, he made amends by having Amla caught in the covers four deliveries later.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:18

Though they had one of the league's most explosive offenses, particularly after making Nikola Jokic the starting center in December, their biggest downfall was an anemic defense that ranked 29th in the National Basketball Association, ahead of only the Lakers .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:44

On Friday, Green discussed looking forward to facing the Cavaliers again and highlighted that it should be another competitive series; last year's Finals came down to Game 7. But James had the last laugh. Or how about James' constant trolling of the Warriors, from the "Ultimate Warrior" t-shirt to the Halloween cookies mocking Golden State? The suspension always raised a "what if" scenario for Warriors fans worldwide, but this series could be the chance for them to find out.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:03

Now he turns to attention to winning a Cup points race on Sunday at the Coca-Cola 600 . "While spotty storms will be around at any time Sunday afternoon and evening, the bulk of the activity may be during the early evening hours", AccuWeather Meteorologist Rob Miller said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:34

Her humiliation took just 82 minutes and while losing to Makarova is no disgrace - the world No 40 is a vastly experienced and talented campaigner - it was yet another early exit to add to the list this season. Mercifully for left-hander Kerber the clay season is over and she can look ahead to the grass courts and Wimbledon where she was runner-up past year.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:45

Chelsea's Diego Costa scored his team's first and the only goal when the game was set to over with just 1 minutes to spare equalling the scoreboard. Antonio Conte's men did nonetheless manage to get an equalizer through Costa in the 76th minute, but their jubilation lasted roughly two minutes.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:17

Golden State has glowed in this postseason, becoming the first team to start 12-0 while winning by an average of 16.3 points per game - the highest margin league history. Still stinging after the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in last year's Finals against Cleveland , the vociferous Green, who was suspended from Game 5, said if given the chance again, he plans to "destroy and annihilate" the Cavs.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:21

Spears when asked of his plans. Love finished off the finest playoff series of his career with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. I never thought that you could get to a point where Mike was. By winning the Eastern Conference Championship with a 135-102 Game 5 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden Thursday night, the Cavaliers earned the right to face the Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:06

Raonic will begin the tournament by facing unseeded Belgian Steve Darcis in the first round. The German in his short career on the ATP Tour has beaten Roger Federer - in Halle past year, Novak Djokovic - at the Rome Masters earlier in the month and come close to causing an upset against Rafael Nadal on two occasions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:25

It took a superhuman performance from James to revive the Cavaliers in last year's Finals and help them claw back from a 3-1 deficit to win the championship. This means if you bet 100 on Cleveland, you'll win 200, and you need to bet 240 on Golden State to win 100. "I have no clue what's going to go on", said Celtics guard Marcus Smart.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:55

Dodt defied the conditions with a 68 that left him on eight under par , one ahead of Branden Grace , of South Africa. The Swede had a two hour wait in the players' lounge until the final duo got home but it wasn't exactly as stressful a vigil as it might have been.

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:15

The 2015 champion Warriors will face the 2016 champion Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the third straight year. James does believe that these Finals, his seventh straight trip to the championship round, will have people appreciating his career no matter what the outcome.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:52

Relief, because it means the club are back in the Champions League - and can keep attracting some of Europe's top names. The Argentine did not feature again in the league in the 2014/15 season but with Real expected to move for the Spain No.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:49

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins . Last season, Dumoulin became the first Maine-born National Hockey League player to hoist the Stanley Cup when he played for the Stanley Cup champion Penguins .

by | May 29, 2017 | 09:28

Luckily Davies-Dixon's purse and identification were recovered and no one was hurt. Both were charged with robbery, while the 15-year-old received the additional charge of resisting law enforcement. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and make a changing decision. The Chip Ganassi Racing driver picks up his third pole position at the Indianapolis 500 , winning the 2008 race from the front spot.