by | May 31, 2017 | 05:41

By the way, the former MVP is in as good a place as he's been heading into these Finals. After all, he has slayed behemoths before. Golden State is better, however, with the same core of stars (Curry, Thompson , Green ) but they added superstar Kevin Durant in the offseason to create one of the strongest teams the National Basketball Association has ever seen.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:15

Bale has been trying to regain his form after an ankle operation that sidelined him for almost three months earlier this season. While Madrid rode the luck of the draw and from the spot last season, Zidane's men have overcome Napoli's flair, the might of Bayern Munich and Atletico's intensity for the right to be in Cardiff.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:27

It may be a series for the ages. May 30 bound for Oakland and Game 1 of the Finals on June 1 in Oracle Arena. "I'm not well enough to coach games, and I know that because I coached all 82 games and I did OK", Kerr explained. Can the Warriors Slow Down LeBron James? Can Stephen Curry and the Warriors get revenge for last year's Finals collapse? That was nearly entirely inspired by the herculean performance of James.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:43

Chelsea were chasing the game, which they ultimately lost 2-1 to Arsenal , and it was clear that desperation mode had been entered when Moses, who had been booked ten minutes earlier, made the weird decision to hit the deck under a non-existent challenge from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:05

However, the Warriors wanted to take no chances and went out and added former MVP Kevin Durant to their already high-powered team. He was suspended for Game 5 in last season's series after striking LeBron James in the groin, and his absence helped swing the 2016 Finals in Cleveland's favor.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:59

The fourth seed, who had been woefully out of form in the run-up to Roland Garros , never looked in danger of joining Russian Anastasia Myskina as the only reigning women's champion to lose in the opening round of the claycourt grand slam .

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:51

Defending champion Novak Djokovic enjoyed a winning French Open start under new coach Andre Agassi on Monday, cruising past Spain's Marcel Granollers 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the first round. It's just matter of fine-tuning it in the right way". Nadal, who was battling injuries and form in the tournament a year ago, dismantled 45th-ranked Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in less than two hours in continuation of his sensational form on clay this season .

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:50

LaVar Ball, the outspoken father of UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball , a projected top pick in this year's National Basketball Association draft, reportedly turned down offers from multiple sports brand giants such as Nike, Adidas, and Under Armour.

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:07

The loud music at practices. "This is a high-powered ( Warriors ) team ". "I'm still feeling a lot of the effects of what I've got going on", added Kerr, who won the Coach of the Year award last year for leading the Warriors to a record 73 regular-season victories.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:46

But at the Coca-Cola 600 , the grandson of Earnhardt's auto owner, Richard Childress , brought the iconic No. 3 back the winner's circle in style, as Austin Dillon claimed the checkered flag in Charlotte . We come up short and finish second. Truex has led 63 percent (756 of 1,200) of the laps at Charlotte Motor Speedway the last three years, but has lost twice on fuel mileage.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:38

This past Wednesday, Hayden was riding his bicycle near the town of Rimini (in the same region as the Imola circuit where the race was held) when he was hit by a vehicle. A picture from Nicky Hayden's Instagram taken before the incident occurred. Hayden was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, July 30, 1981. He added: " We will all miss him terribly ", and said the family hopes to have him at their Kentucky home soon.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:50

An official decision from the club is set for Wednesday May 31, but the picture has gotten crystal clear by Tuesday evening itself. "He's the greatest Arsenal manager ever so it would be sad if that was spoilt". "The players play for their future, for their next season", Wenger said. Aaron Ramsey scored a 79th-minute header to earn Arsenal a stunning 2-1 win over Double-chasing Chelsea on Saturday and deliver embattled manager Arsene Wenger a record seventh FA Cup .

by | May 31, 2017 | 05:07

Trout jammed his thumb into second base sliding headfirst in the fifth inning. G-7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after U.S. Rockies right-hander German Marquez will be the third straight rookie the Colorado Rockies have started against St. Louis in the series that concludes Sunday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:36

Former F1 driver Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indy 500 when he took victory in the 101st running of the famous event on Sunday. Castroneves was passed by Sato on Lap 195 after briefly taking the lead. Castroneves finished second. for the third time in his career. "Being second again sucks, being so close to getting my fourth", Castroneves said.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:44

Sullivan used his coach's challenge, arguing Nashville forward Filip Forsberg was offside. Pittsburgh learned a lot last night, but the main thing they might take away from that game is the Preds won't give them time and space and easy goals.usually.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:23

The Lions waived their 2015 fifth-round pick on Tuesday as well. Asiata, 29, brings a versatile, veteran presence to Detroit's running back room. Burton had been graded well by analytics website Pro Football Focus and was also a key special teams contributor for the Lions.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:15

Those guys are going to challenge me. "This is a high-powered team". James even brought up the Boston Celtics teams he battled in the playoffs, both as a member of Cleveland and Miami, which featured Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett , Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo and head coach Doc Rivers.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:49

Gallinari remains interested in signing a long-term deal with the Nuggets. Though Gallinari is planning to decline his option, he is open to a return to Denver, according to Woj. Gallinari would offer a prospective team a player that can score consistently and effectively from all over the floor and his status as a well-known three-point threat, who shot 39 percent from deep past year, should bring around plenty of potential suitors.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:48

Arsenal ended a hard season on a high at the weekend, beating Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley to win the FA Cup . A return to the top four? Wenger said after Saturday's FA Cup final victory over Chelsea that a decision over his future would be made clear on Wednesday following today's board meeting.

by | May 31, 2017 | 04:18

The Celtics will be back - just like LeBron and the Cavs - and come May 2018 they might just be ready to dethrone The King and his club. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Love said .

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:06

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team racer had been eliminated in Q2 on Saturday and was hopeful that he could break into the points, with his strategy team suggesting tenth was possible, but he bettered that by three positions, and left Monaco by scoring six points.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:02

That's just me saying, 'I'm not going to deal with anything that's not helping me focus on winning'". Players report to training camp on July 28 with the first practice starting July 29. So I look forward to hitting the bed and going back to it", Carr said after today's Organized Team Activities. "Because, once football, training camp starts, I won't even answer my phone if it has to do with that".

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:03

Heading into next season Klopp's side will be looking to progress further, but if that's to be the case they'll need to do well in this summer's transfer window. Previous year there was good and bad. "Hopefully now we can stick a few trophies in the cabinet". "This year we have dominated possession and made steps forward, winning at tough places like West Brom and Stoke".

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:22

He has 51 goals in two seasons and that is great numbers. Kane turned provider with around 20 minutes to play as he picked out Son, who still had work to do as he rounded a defender before curling the ball beyond Schmeichel. When asked after Thursday's win how Kane has improved this season, Pochettino said: "I think the most important thing is [he is] more mature and experienced, and then he's so professional".

by | May 31, 2017 | 02:34

Let's enjoy the win tonight and not worry about the future". "If the club want to sell me, there's one club I'd move to", he was quoted as saying, agreeing that it was Atletico, who he left three years ago to join Chelsea . "I'm here for whatever the team needs and I have shown that during the season". Chelsea were reduced to 10 men in the second half after Victor Moses was shown a second yellow card for diving inside the Arsenal area - but the newly-crowned Premier League champions ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 02:52

The 67-year-old's new deal has been approved after Wenger and majority shareholder Stan Kroenke held a private meeting in a secret location on Monday, and the details of the Frenchman's contract were confirmed 24 hours later in a boardroom meeting.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:12

And Arsenal's second-highest goalscorer says incompetence has allowed this situation to arise. "I don't think if my player dived he did it with a real intention of doing it", Conte said, as he defended the Nigerian winger. It's the board who has to decide who will lead the club in the future and, if they want me, I have to decide: "'Do I say yes or no?'" We think we can do it for the whole season but we need to improve and we know that.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:20

Fresh from announcing himself with some barnstorming displays on the football pitch for Monaco, teenaged sensation Kylian Mbappe stopped by Roland Garros to witness some first-round action a the 2017 French Open. There is an bad lot of time ahead to think about all that. A move this summer could affect his playing time, which could in turn affect Deschamps' decision to include him in next year's World Cup.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:15

The Spurs suffered season-ending injuries to two of their best players, Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker , during their playoff run. Do you think the Warriors will win this year's Finals? "We started him out of respect.I did not want to miss on the opportunity to honor him in front of our home fans for his selflessness over the years", Spurs head coach told the Associated Press.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:19

For this is the third time that the Golden State Warriors will meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals . What the two finals protagonists, which begin their best-of-seven championship affair on Friday, have done in the playoffs was to underscore the already obvious - they are the two best teams in The Association right now.

by | May 31, 2017 | 02:33

However, Chelsea weren't able to clinch the double in their FA Cup final against Arsenal on Saturday evening and the Italian wasn't happy with the result after the game. The 32-year-old had played only 37 minutes all season after coming off the bench in last weekend's win against Everton . The saga is now approaching a conclusion, with Arsenal's final act of 2016-17 seeing them lift the FA Cup , but their manager is still giving little way as an official announcement draws ever ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:48

Pogba captured a video of a man in the street performing a rather off-looking dab before breaking into laughter. The footballer also posted a short video of himself at the mosque wishing everyone a happy Ramadan after the month of fasting began on Saturday.

by | May 31, 2017 | 02:24

They finished 18 points behind champions Chelsea, but beat the Blues 2-1 to win the FA Cup at Wembley on Saturday. Sanchez - who scored Arsenal's first goal in the Cup final - will be offered £275,000-a-week to remain at the club with Ozil set to pick up a £280,000-a-week if he agrees to stay on.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:08

Singh, who's averaging 291 yards off the tee to lead the field in driving distance, routinely outdrove Langer by 30 yards and hit his approach shots closer . Speaking after his win at Trump National to create history, Langer said: "It's been an awesome ride". The 54-year-old Singh still plays a full PGA Tour schedule and was playing in his first Senior PGA, which is the oldest of the five senior majors.

by | May 31, 2017 | 03:00

Djokovic, who next faces Portugal's Joao Sousa, is hoping that the arrangement with Agassi can develop into a long-term relationship. Garbine Muguruza , who pipped Serena Williams to the title previous year, faced first-round competition from Italian ace Francesca Schiavone, who according to rumours is set to retire at the end of the 2017 season.