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by | May 31, 2017 | 22:58

It's believed James is with the Cavaliers for all the pre-finals events. Records show that James bought the house in 2015, but it does not appear that he lives there on any regular basis, TMZ reported. James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are set to face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night in Oakland. This is the third straight time these two teams are matching up in the finals.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:00

Nigerian global Kelechi Iheanacho was a second substitute as Manchester City clinched third place and automatic Champions League qualification following a resounding 5-0 victory over hosts Watford in the Premier League . No way (can we compete now). "Against Real Madrid and Barcelona, money is not always enough". "To compete with Barca and Real we need time , we need decades to be there".

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:14

Down by 12 in the early part of the third quarter in Game 4, the Cavaliers got a standout effort from Irving. "I get emotional during the NBA Finals". They will enter Thursday's Game 1 one win away from tying the record for consecutive playoff wins. Stifling Kyrie (the best one on one player in the league) will be an even tougher task that Klay and eventually Steph (when forced to switch) will have to figure out.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:38

The 23-year-old will now play Yulia Putintseva , seeded 27. The fourth-seeded Muguruza shared her two previous meetings with Kontaveit, while losing their last matchup on clay in Stuttgart this April. Serving to stay in the match when play resumed, Tsonga was broken immediately by the Argentine world number 91 as Olivo wrapped up a 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-4 win.

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:06

The fourth seed won eight out of 18 break points, and was only contested in the second set, where he was broken twice by the Frenchman and trailed 1-3. "I can not believe in the first round we have two ex-champions". Rafael Nadal has responded to his billing by French Open tournament director Guy Forget as the greatest claycourter in history by brushing aside Benoit Paire 6-1 6-4 6-1 to launch his bid for a 10th title on the Paris clay.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:45

This time, however, there are no excuses coming in. When Green screened for Curry in the Finals , according to the NBA's tracking data, the Warriors scored only.63 points per possession, horrendous production for any team, let alone the 73-win Warriors.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:11

For the Terriers , the numbers involved with promotion to the Premier League are staggering and early estimations are that promotion will see Huddersfield earn £170 million from next season alone. To lose on penalties is hard. While the shoot-out provided high drama the previous 120 minutes was anything but, and Stam admitted the occasion may have gotten to his players.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:56

He even went ahead to add, "If given freedom, Dhoni and Yuvraj know how to bring their experience into play". Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first as Mohammad Shami provided India with the kind of start that they wanted by picking up the wickets of Martin Guptill , Kane Williamson and Neil Broom within the first nine overs.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:10

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and ball boys celebrate after his three set win, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, over Spain's Marcel Granollers in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. The fourth-seeded Nadal played had to survive a minor scare in the second set against Paire, who is ranked 45th. He will next take on Joao Sousa of Portugal in the second round.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:43

And while there have been small tugs at the fabric of that partnership over the past few months - most notably after the Warriors lost in Cleveland on Christmas, and Curry made clear (in the most tame way possible) that he wasn't happy with his current role, which led to positive changes in the offense - for the most part the Warriors have found success without much public drama.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:02

In a statement released Monday night, Woods said alcohol was not a factor in his arrest , which he said stemmed from an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medication . "We wish him well", said the 77-year-old. If Woods has a problem with painkillers, it's hardly a high-class headache and he's got way too much company.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:10

Hosts England will kick-start the tourney against Bangladesh in London on Thursday before the much-awaited rivalry between India and Pakistan on June 4. At the same time not overconfident". England have earned their tag as the bookmakers' favourites to win the Champions Trophy on home soil, and there will be disappointment if Eoin Morgan's side do not reach at least the final.

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:59

Hapless England folded to 20 for six in just five overs at the start of their seven-wicket defeat against South Africa at Lord's on Monday. Bashir further gave his prediction for the match and said India would win comfortably, "I won't be there but India should comfortably beat Pakistan and then go on to win the tournament".

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:16

Seeded winners in the men's first round: No. 1 Andy Murray , No. 3 Stan Wawrinka , No. 8 Kei Nishikori, No. 13 Tomas Berdych, No. 15 Gael Monfils, No. "For me, I don't think that it's anything to do with Ivan not being there. It was better. I still think I can do some things a bit better than I did today, obviously".

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:16

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan mercifully signaled for Fleury to come off the ice after the Senators had scored four times in nine shots against him in a few ticks under 13 minutes. He should know, as he kicked off their scoring drive just 48 seconds into game three. "It's a fortunate bounce". I don't expect evidence or opinion to sway many who will feel Fleury should get the call on Game 4 .

by | May 31, 2017 | 23:03

Olivo served for the match on Wednesday but a burly Tsonga had broken back to keep his hopes alive. "I was thinking on the first point, all I wanted was to win the first point". Olivo had only ever played three Grand Slam matches - all at the Australian Open. "It was a very hard match against a really tough opponent like Jo".

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:48

Jose Mourinho made a surprise appearance at the Monaco GP as the Manchester United manager takes a break from football following his side's Europa Cup win. Mourinho continued: "I don't care about football for a month". The Europa League adds to the League Cup title they won back in February, and although their Premier League adventure was disappointing - Mourinho's men could muster a sixth place finish - the Portuguese boss will likely be satisfied with his debut season in the Old ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:17

Nine-time victor Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic both won in straight sets to reach the third round at the French Open . There was a moment of class from Haase when he charged in to guide away a victor after a Nadal stroke had struck the net cord, but there was no stopping the Spaniard, who broke to lead 2-1 in the second set with a measured backhand victor.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:37

Arsenal fell outside of the top four for the first time in Wenger's tenure, and will appear in the Europa League for the first time ever. Fans staged protest marches, flew planes over Arsenal matches trailing banners calling for Wenger to go and even stayed away in droves when the Gunners faces Sunderland in their penultimate home match.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:20

Novak Djokovic eased past Spain's Marcel Granollers , 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, on Monday on Court Philippe Chatrier to book a spot next to either Joao Sousa or Janko Tipsarevic in the second round. Rafa Nadal began his charge towards a 10th French Open title by brushing aside Frenchman Benoit Paire 6-1 6-4 6-1 to set up a second-round clash with Dutchman Robin Haase .

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:39

The defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers are embracing their darkhorse status heading into the NBA Finals . There is Cleveland's LeBron James, arguably operating at a level that even he has never achieved in a career that will end in the hall of fame, and there's Golden State's Kevin Durant , cast in some corners as the villain of the times, and there is chatter on which of them might emerge as the most valuable player in the final .

by | May 31, 2017 | 22:02

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper charged San Francisco Giants's Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning of their match-up tonight. He dropped his bat, took a step toward the mound, removed his helmet and went at the pitcher , throwing the helmet "at" Strickland, but losing his grip on it, missing wildly, then he started throwing punches at the pitcher, who responded in kind.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:51

Banners with those words have been seen not only at Arsenal games, but at tennis tournaments and other soccer games all over the world, as disgruntled Gunners fans voice their displeasure with the Frenchman. Although non-committal in post-match comments, it's expected that the 67-year-old will sign a new deal at Arsenal . "I just want to do well for the club".

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:54

His 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 win against world no. 73 Andrey Kuznetsov took 2 hours and 32 minutes and was not without its mishaps. Petchey added: "He's got a tough draw and everyone was talking about opponents down the road, but today was the priority".

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:06

The comments follow criticisms of the USA from both of Germany's ruling coalition parties, including directly from Chancellor Angela Merkel . Speaking at a news briefing on Tuesday after Trump intensified a dispute with Germany by calling Berlin's trade and spending policies " very bad ", White House spokesman Sean Spicer looked to cool rising tensions.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:10

UFC President Dana White then revealed that Bisping would fight number one contender Yoel Romero instead, a fight that ultimately couldn't be book on accord of "The Count" having a nagging knee injury he had surgery on earlier this year. "But if down the road I lose, I pass the torch". The revelation that St-Pierre plans to retire after his next loss was an unexpected one to hear from the Canadian icon, who has largely avoided using the r-word since his departure from MMA in 2013.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:56

I feel this club has special values and we have shown that. I'm not interested in other clubs. "Of course I want him to stay at the club", the Welshman said. The Frenchman claimed the triumph was one of his proudest moments, alongside the 2003-04 Arsenal team that won the title without losing a single league game.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:19

While numerous Arsenal fanbase will be more than satisfied at Wenger's decision to prolong his 20-year stay, the "Wenger Out" brigade will be fuming, especially considering that neither Arsenal or Wenger see the latest deal as his final contract ( BBC ).

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:32

MANCHESTER, England There was a tired look and sound to Arsene Wenger throughout most of the past season that hinted at an Arsenal manager no longer capable of the dynamism needed to be the best. "I think in football, the judgements are so black and white that often, if you don't fire your manager, then you're seen as being unambitious", he added.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:40

Oezdemir and Manuwa will also be on standby if something happens to UFC 214's main event: a long-awaited rematch and title fight between champion Daniel Cormier (19-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) and ex-titleholder Jon Jones (22-1 MMA, 16-1 UFC). Inside the cage, "Poster Boy" (17-2) is coming off back-to-back knockout wins over Ovince Saint Preux and Corey Anderson . Oezdemir owns an overall record of 14-1.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:31

LeBron James had not won an NBA title when he and Kevin Durant first collided in an NBA Finals . "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Cavaliers forward Kevin Love told reporters Saturday after Cleveland's practice.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:37

As revealed by Goal earlier in the campaign , transfer fixer Dick Law is set to remain in his role despite pressure over recent failed signings. The FA Cup winners are refusing to confirm widespread reports that Wenger, 67, has agreed terms on a new two-year contact at the Emirates Stadium.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:30

That's something the last few weeks I haven't done so well and didn't start off the match doing particularly well". I haven't played well. Seventh seed Konta, who is chasing a first win at Roland Garros, having lost in round one in the previous two years, is up against the world number 109 from Taiwan.

by | May 31, 2017 | 21:37

Property management removed the graffiti before officers arrived and investigators are reviewing security footage, police said. Hopefully, these cameras captured the perpetrator behind this crime. Whoever did this hateful act to LeBron better not head east, as Cleveland wouldn't take too kindly to someone who would vandalize LeBron's home with such a heartless, disgusting word.

by | May 31, 2017 | 20:07

The French Open saw a bit of unsportsmanlike conduct Tuesday during a victory by 50th-ranked Martin Klizan of Slovakia over 285th-ranked Laurent Lokoli of France. "I'm sorry for my French, my teacher is on holiday", he said. They continued on Tuesday, and Verdasco, a former top-10 player himself, came out on top, winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.