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by | May 29, 2017 | 11:12

The reason we're likely to see cross-matches is the energy drain each superstar would face chasing around the other for 40 minutes. James drove to the basket uncontested with 6:38 left in the third to put the Cavaliers up, 90-65, sending fans to the exits.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:50

Stokes was instrumental in Rising Pune Supergiant reaching the knockout phase, scoring 316 runs in 12 matches, with a highest of 103 not out, and taking 12 wickets on his way to being named player of the tournament before a recall to an England squad session meant he missed the final of the lucrative Twenty20 event.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:28

Australian Daniel Ricciardo , who was unlucky not to win past year, finished third for Red Bull , while Lewis Hamilton , who had started 13th, ended up in seventh place. Verstappen's response on the team radio was succinct. Two-time race victor Juan Pablo Montoya stalled his auto when he reached pit road, costing him some valuable time .

by | May 29, 2017 | 12:03

With a closing 1-under 69 on Sunday, including a 60-foot birdie putt at the 14th hole, Horschel matched Day (68) at 12-under 268 for a playoff. From 121 yards out in the 18th fairway, he struck his second shot perfectly, spun it back toward the hole and hit the lip of the cup, almost holing out for an unbelievable eagle that would have earned him a spot in the playoff as well.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:58

Antonio Conte has revealed the actions of Roman Abrahimovich after Chelsea's 3-0 loss to Arsenal in September. Where they always criticised me a lot even after winning the Champions League , the Europa League or where I'd played all the games.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:17

One day I'm going to be telling my future kids about one of the most epic rivalries in all of sports, the Golden State Warriors versus the Cleveland Cavaliers . Jordan held the record for almost 20 years, as his last point was scored in Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals. If last season's 4-3 Finals win for the Cavs was any indicator of how this rivalry will continue-count me in.

by | May 29, 2017 | 11:37

Whatever the strategy was, Ferrari will not mind after securing maximum points and seeing Mercedes fail to make the podium. The race was always going to feature only one pit stop and there was speculation before the race over whether Ferrari would find a way to engineer the strategy to allow Vettel to win.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:46

Thomas had 29 points and 12 assists in the Celtics' win. Game 7 nerves were on display for both teams at the start of the contest. That drought is the longest of any city, with three or more professional sports teams and if the Wizards can break the "curse", they will be the first for an entire Washington generation.

by | May 29, 2017 | 10:51

James was 0-4 from three point range heading into the 4th quarter, and he altered his strategy to better suit the team's needs. The LeBron James underdog story will be discussed quite a bit before then, with the future NBA Hall of Fame forward now provided with an opportunity to cement his legacy and spot next to Michael Jordan in the record books.

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.