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Cavaliers playing Warriors in NBA Finals again sets record

Cavaliers playing Warriors in NBA Finals again sets record So basically, the Warriors are constantly running, and while they haven't been as efficient as they could be, they're just overwhelming teams with opportunities to do so. The last time James failed to make the NBA Finals was in May 2010 after a Kevin Garnett-led Celtics beat the Cavaliers , four games to two. A $100 bet on the Cavs would win $220. [Full Article...]

LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas share long hug after series

LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas share long hug after series After a pair of free throws from Love pushed the lead to 23 points, the Celtics trimmed it down to 18 with a 5-0 run, but the Cavaliers answered when guard Iman Shumpert made a two-point shot and Williams buried his second triple of the quarter. [Full Article...]

LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

There was too much jubilation and joy in the Cavs' locker room to wade into that territory. Much as we used postseason win shares per 48 because it better identifies the Cavaliers' true ability, using the regular season win shares per 48 for the Celtics gives them a starting point of.117, which would be boosted to.131 by the additions of Butler, Hayward and Fultz. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers teammates continue to marvel at LeBron James' achievements

Also, the Warriors are home to the only unanimous MVP victor ever in Stephen Curry , again only Golden State can claim to that. The Warriors were three minutes away from going up 3-1 (famously) when he was called for a flagrant on LeBron . [Full Article...]

Wenger says Cup triumph has no bearing on his future

Wenger says Cup triumph has no bearing on his future Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley to win the FA Cup . Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey were the goal scorers for the Gunners as the solitary goal from Diego Costa could not save the day for the double-chasing Blues. "I think the first goal was very odd". Aaron Ramsey called on Arsene Wenger to extend his Arsenal reign after the Welsh midfielder fired his manager in... [Full Article...]

Garcia shuts down Giants, gets key hit in Braves' 2-0 win

Garcia shuts down Giants, gets key hit in Braves' 2-0 win Cain (3-3) was lifted for a pinch hitter in the bottom of the seventh, exiting having allowed two runs, only one of which was earned, and seven hits in seven innings. But the threat was easily defused when Justin Ruggiano dribbled a harmless grounder to third. The Atlanta Braves have lost four of their last six games when allowing more than three runs. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors favoured over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors favoured over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers Their Game 3 loss was their only one in the postseason. Kelly Olynyk another. Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench. WASHINGTON, USA -Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas said surgery is not now the best option for his injured right hip although it could eventually prove necessary. [Full Article...]

Celtics bounced by Cavs in Game 5

James played in his 212th career postseason game on Thursday night, when the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals to advance to the NBA Finals . In overtime in Game 7, Red Wings forward Tony Leswick got credit for the series-clinching goal when his innocent looking shot from the point was deflected by Harvey past Gerry McNeil for a 2-1 victory 4... [Full Article...]

'Immense progress' in Manchester bombing investigation

'Immense progress' in Manchester bombing investigation On Tuesday afternoon, a 23-year-old man was arrested at a supermarket just a mile away from a house occupied by bomber Salman Abedi . Abedi's family remained a focus, too, with a brother in England, his father and another brother in Libya among those detained. [Full Article...]

Chelsea cancel Premier League victory parade in light of Manchester terror attack

Chelsea cancel Premier League victory parade in light of Manchester terror attack When the sides met again at Stamford Bridge in early February, Chelsea outplayed Arsenal to win 3-1, getting goals from Marcus Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas before the visitors netted a late consolation. Links to Inter have persistently hung over Conte as Chelsea have marched to the title, but the manager gave one of the clearest indications yet that he sees his future long-term ... [Full Article...]

Arsenal Win 13th FA Cup Title, Beating Chelsea 2-1

In the semi-final at neutral Wembley Stadium , Arsenal played against Premier League Manchester City and reached the final after a 2-1 win with goals from Nacho Monreal and Sánchez. "When they equalized it looked like things were against us, but we dug deep", Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck said. "Everything should go on as normal. [Full Article...]

Arsenal Win Record 13th FA Cup With Win Over Chelsea

Arsenal Win Record 13th FA Cup With Win Over Chelsea Wenger set his own record, winning his seventh FA Cup , which means he has now won the trophy more than any other manager in the history of the competition. Once a game starts and you're a fan, then you stand behind the team . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte could not secure a double in his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge and singled out Ramsey's goal and the dismissal of Moses as the... [Full Article...]

Mike Brown still waiting on Tyronn Lue to pay up overdue bet

Mike Brown still waiting on Tyronn Lue to pay up overdue bet Brown said he will continue to lead the way with reigning NBA Coach of the Year Kerr's guidance until told otherwise. "If he doesn't, we'll try to face the game as if it's a Game 7". But there is now the chance for a huge payoff given the clash of the titans that will take place, pitting Durant against James and the Warriors against the Cavs in what could prove to be a landmark NBA Finals . [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer

Wayne Rooney set to leave Manchester United in the summer We worked hard and we'll enjoy it now". "But once you play that final, I think you will, for that moment, forget it". Ferdinand said on BT Sport: "I think it sounds like it is down to Rooney if he wants to stay, I believe he will want to go onto pastures new". [Full Article...]

Stosur wins all-Australian final in Strasbourg

Stosur wins all-Australian final in Strasbourg I think it's a very big advantage to me. "It's a big mental game for both of us". "Obviously it's a very quick turnaround". The 254th-ranked Krejcikova upset Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to end the Romanian's debut at the clay-court tournament, and Bertens advanced in the other semifinal on Friday when Misaki Doi became the sixth player to retire. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals: Warriors strong favorite over Cavs (latest odds, schedule)

NBA Finals: Warriors strong favorite over Cavs (latest odds, schedule) LeBron also ranks in the top 10 in playoff rebounds (7th), assists (3rd) and steals (2nd). That wasn't the only notable accomplishment by James this postseason. James, Irving and Love were at their best in the opening 12 minutes. James went 5 of 5 from the field for 11 points with six assists. The Big Three combine for 74 points as the Cavs clinch the East. [Full Article...]

President Trump wrapping up his first worldwide trip on Saturday

President Trump wrapping up his first worldwide trip on Saturday A Canadian government official who spoke to reporters about the 30-minute conversation between Trump and Trudeau on the condition of anonymity said that while the two leaders also spoke about worldwide security, they did not discuss intelligence-sharing. [Full Article...]

Bertens beats Krejcikova to retain Nuremberg Cup title

Bertens beats Krejcikova to retain Nuremberg Cup title The second was an even quicker affair. Krejcikova had two chances to get the second set back on serve at 3-1, but Bertens hammered an ace - one of seven for the match - and drew an error after a lengthy rally en route to holding serve. She faced only brief resistance early in the first set from the 21-year-old Krejcikova, ranked 254th in the world, before breaking twice to race through it in hal... [Full Article...]

Penguins Open As Favorites To Win Stanley Cup

Penguins Open As Favorites To Win Stanley Cup Indeed, the Nashville Predators have played three fewer playoff games to arrive in the Final, and they'll have twice as much rest before their series against the Penguins opens. Louis and Anaheim. Some "Davids" have gone on to take out a "Goliath" in the past. For example, the Los Angeles Kings hoisted the Cup as one back in 2012. [Full Article...]

Conte wins LMA Manager of the year

Conte wins LMA Manager of the year Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder won the League One manager of the year award. In 2012, he led Juventus to their first league title in six years - nine years if their two confiscated wins in 2005 and 2006 are discounted. "We are sure our fans will understand this decision", the club said. "But then I love a risk". He has great passion and he's played the game before. [Full Article...]


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