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by | May 25, 2017 | 13:51

BOSTON - The Cleveland Cavaliers might be one win away from facing the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals for the third straight season, but Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said his team's current opponent in the Celtics is enough of a handful.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:26

Djokovic confirmed Agassi will work with him from the French Open onwards after losing to Alexander Zverev in the Internazionali BNL d'Italia final on Sunday. Twenty seven unforced errors against rising German star Alexander Zverev cost the Serb what could have been his 31st Masters 1,000 title . Agassi and wife Steffi Graf have two teenage children, he is heavily involved in his charitable foundation and has indicated in the past that he does not want to be away from his Las Vegas ...

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:48

Even if we close series off, we want to win them without losing a game or drawing a game as well, if possible. Team India will also be playing two warm-up matches against New Zealand (May 28) and Bangladesh (May 30) to acclimatise themselves with the conditions in England.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:59

If the Ivory Coast global does sign a new contract with the Eagles , then some could consider it as a blow for North London club Tottenham. Sky Sports News HQ reported on Wednesday that Zaha's representatives had begun negotiations with Palace on a new five-year deal, which is understand to be worth more than £100,000 a week - an increase of £40,000 on his current deal.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:29

The huge series wins by India over New Zealand, England and Australia definitely remained a memorable occasion for the Indian cricket fans, but, yet, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) thinks that the veteran Indian bowler hasn't done enough to earn himself an automatic contract extension.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:03

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) looks to pass around Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder (99) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland . However, the Cavs came back, and James put them back up with two free throws. Irving had led a 17-point swing in the quarter. Boston fell behind early, 5-0, then went on an 11-0 tear to serve notice they weren't conceding anything.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:26

Midfielder Fernandinho told reporters after Tuesday's 3-1 win over West Bromwich Albion: "He's a top player". Guardiola said that he still has a chance with City to perform better the next season. "As a football player and as a football fan it was a dream to come to the Premier League", Zabaleta said in an on-pitch address to fans. I am so proud to see where Manchester City is today.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:24

Irving scored 10 points in the quarter after James sat down, and went off for 21 in the third on his way to a game-high 42 points. But it was Irving who was the undeniable star of the show for his spellbinding third quarter masterpiece that transformed the game.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:22

Thanks to scrappy goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan , the Red Devils booked their spot in next season's edition with a 2-0 defeat over Ajax in Wednesday's Europa League final. It will also help United's coffers. They will contest a glamorous UEFA Super Cup clash against Real Madrid or Juventus - whoever wins the Champions League final on June 3.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:38

Police on Tuesday confirmed that Abedi, a 22-year-old British man of Libyan origin, carried out Monday's suicide-bomb attack. Three men were arrested in South Manchester, meaning a total of four people have now been arrested as part of the inquiry into the attack.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:45

Marcus Smart scored 27 points, and Bradley had 20 for the Celtics . Given how impressive he had been in his previous 10 games, a bad night for James nearly should have been expected. Celtics gave the ball away nine times, leading to five Cavaliers points. "We have to regroup and get back to playing desperate basketball". "They scrapped.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:48

Even though Irving undoubtedly stole the show, LeBron James managed to turn his abysmal Game 3 performance around. Lue should have warned James to be careful, too, as the superstar picked up four fouls and spent the final 6:46 of the first half watching from the bench, unable to help his team.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:41

Savvy investors know to stick with known quantities like Kyrie Irving , a proven champion who fended off the men in green with a playoff career-high 42 points that included 9-for-10 shooting in the third quarter. I'm just happy and blessed that when I made a decision to come back that I was able to help him blossom. According to James, watching game three was bad because he could see how their momentum changed in the second half.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:50

Ajax had no answer to the physical strength and power of United, especially in midfield, where world record signing Pogba and Belgian global Marouane Fellaini dominated. Jose Mourinho explained after Manchester United's Europa League final win over Ajax that "poets" do not win you title in relation to long ball tactics.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:40

Morata only returned to Real Madrid last summer after Zinedine Zidane's side activated a buy-back clause in his Juventus deal. Morata has started just 19 games throughout the whole campaign, being an unused substitute in key games such as El Clasico against Barcelona or the Champions League quarter-finals with Bayern Munich.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:49

But I don't care about football for now". His debut season would arguably have been judged as a failure if United had lost at the Friends Arena, despite the League Cup success against Southampton, for their sixth-placed Premier League finish can not be dressed up as anything other than a disappointment.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:20

The England global, now into the final year of his Goodison Park deal, was warned by manager Ronald Koeman to make a decision over his future this week or else he will be sold on. "He is one of the top players in the Premier League ". He scored five goals and made nine assists in the league. "There has been a lot of talk about Tottenham".

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:46

Boston could not have asked for a better scenario than that, especially considering how well they had played up to that point in the game and again, knowing that James wasn't about to set foot back on the court until the third quarter. the last [doctor] said that some of the inflammation that he has, has to go down before they can make the final call". Boston F Kelly Olynyk made his first start of the postseason in place of Amir Johnson (sprained shoulder), and he scored 15 points.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:52

He said: "This is the danger; honestly, the real danger is to think that the season is finished and if you win or lose it doesn't change the season". Conte then took home the Premier League's manager of the season award, complementing the three manager of the month awards he earned during Chelsea's 13-game win streak.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:35

Securing a top four spot, however, removes a big obstacle to making a big push in the summer transfer window . "You can not question my love or my loyalty to this club because I've said no to every club in the world to stay here with very restricted finances for years".

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:58

Mata was no exception when asked if the team tried to win for Manchester, saying: "We wanted that too. We played for England, we played for Manchester and we played for them - the people who died". Fellaini laid the ball off to Pogba at the edge of the area, and the France midfielder allowed it to run across him before sending in a low left-footed shot that struck Davinson Sanchez's outstretched leg, looped up, and span into the net past wrong-footed goalkeeper Andre Onana.

by | May 25, 2017 | 14:24

Wenger, however, says success would be a deserved reward for the team, who finished the Premier League season with seven victories out of eight matches. I hope to continue in the best way", he added after receiving the award from former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson. The LMA manager of the year award is voted upon by LMA members and goes to the person who, in their opinion, made the greatest use of the resources available to him in the top four divisions of English football.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:47

It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the National Basketball Association playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason. Game 5 takes place in Boston on Thursday. "But I thought we did a good job of making some adjustments in the end of the second quarter and the third quarter and the second half [in Game 4] that really helped us out".

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:08

The Liverpool Echo reports that former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers was keen to be reunited with the Wales worldwide at Celtic , but Klopp has no plans to entertain any offers. According to James Pearce at the The Echo, Kloppo sees Wilson as part of his plans for the upcoming campaign. Scottish champions Celtic are looking to bolster their attacking options this summer, with Patrick Roberts set to return to Manchester City this summer after a successful loan spell in Glasgow.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:55

Brown is averaging 9.5 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.8 steals in 19.1 minutes per game this series . It was the first time in his 14-year career he had that many fouls in the first half. The Cavaliers scored just 42 second-half points and made just two of 17 3-point shots. The Celtics played well early, but couldn't hang with Irving and James in the end.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:42

The Seattle Mariners and Washington Nationals square off on Thursday to close out their 3-game interleague set. He allowed eight hits and two walks while striking out eight to the Nationals win a third straight. A roster shuffle that included Robinson Cano's return from the disabled list did little to help the Seattle Mariners' struggling offense. Washington optioned outfielder Brian Goodwin to Triple-A.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:24

Mumbai need 163 to win the game. The victor of this match goes straight into the final, the loser will have another shot at getting there. They won the last 2 match and this is their last league match . Considering that the Wankhede track will be batting friendly, it is expected to be another high-scoring affair. The last game at this venue saw a target of 231 almost being chased down and it wouldn't been wrong to expect another high-scoring feast.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:33

Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam victor, made her return to competition in April at the Stuttgart Open in April after a 15-month ban over a positive test for the angina drug meldonium. She is a two-time champion at Roland Garros, the owner of a total of five major titles, a former No. 1-ranked player and one of the world's most recognizable athletes.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:09

His move to pass by Keselowski was a bit of payback, after Busch led 274 laps at Martinsville Speedway earlier in the season, yet finished second to Keselowski, who won the race. Johnson ensured someone else earned automatic qualification and won the third stage. "Last week we proved that what we learned at the Charlotte test, all the hard work we put in, is enough to win a race", he said.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:11

Ajax , fielding the youngest starting line-up in a European final, were expected to make a quick start as they did in their 4-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in their semi-final first leg. We played for the country. "We have developed a way of playing this season that I always call the Ajax way of playing", he said. Ajax team won 3 out of their last 5 games, whereas Man Utd team just won one of their last 5 matches with 2 loss and 2 draws.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:30

He basically beat the Celtics by himself for a stretch. He passed up shots and made mental and physical mistakes normally reserved for others. "We're not in a rush", said Ainge, who added that so far Thomas' meetings have been with team physician Brian McKeon and his medical group.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:34

Due to the bullpen's heavy usage, the Mets opted to rest Jerry Blevins and Paul Sewald on Wednesday , and Fernando Salas entered in the seventh to face the bottom third of the order with a 5-3 lead. Both d'Arnaud brothers got a chance to pinch hit. Pittsburgh's Jose Osuna hit a bases-loaded, two-run single off Jose Ramirez in the ninth to tie it at 5.

by | May 25, 2017 | 13:15

The guide descended to Camp IV to send a rescue team as he had suffered multiple injuries, including frostbite and snow blindness. Ravi Kumar remains missing and his condition and whereabouts are unknown. Unfortunately, it is also one of the deadliest. Both climbers died on Sunday. Jamsenpa, who is from the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh , has climbed the mountain twice before in a short time.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:32

NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Cleveland slowly crept back in the game in the third, and eventually went ahead 73-72 following a pair of free throws by James with 3:15 to play in the quarter.

by | May 25, 2017 | 12:31

There are still some tricky-looking teams who are in the unseeded draw, and those teams are as follows (via GiveMeSport ): Sporting Lisbon, Viktoria Plzen, CSKA Moscow, Club Brugge, Steaua Bucharest, Young Boys, Hoffenheim, Nice, Besiktas and Panathinaikos.