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LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

LeBron James was asked about how Michael Jordan inspired him last night after James passed MJ for the top spot on the all-time scoring list. Dedicated sports fans, or those whose holiday road trips haven't started yet, keep reading. In the process, Cleveland set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. Cleveland came through ... [Full Article...]

Arsenal must stop Hazard in Cup final, says Ramsey

Arsenal's defensive injury crisis has deepened ahead of their FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday (27 May) after it was revealed that Kieran Gibbs is struggling with a thigh injury that forced him to miss the final game of the season against Everton . [Full Article...]

Fire brigade called to blaze at Wimbledon

Fire brigade called to blaze at Wimbledon Photographs posted on social media showed a hedge close to the practice courts engulfed in flames with workmen watching on. The fire, which was close to Gate 1 - near Wimbledon's No. Wimbledon also confirmed the fire, saying the fire had started close to Gate 1. The London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire had still to be determined. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals The first game of the best-of-seven finals is slated for Thursday, June 1, United States time, which means Australian fans can catch it on Friday, June 2. The C's certainly made themselves felt against the defending champs, first with a Game 3 win in Cleveland and then a surprising length of time in the lead in Game 4. [Full Article...]

Champions League victor 2017/18 odds: Man Utd 14/1, Barcelona favourites

Champions League victor 2017/18 odds: Man Utd 14/1, Barcelona favourites England and South Africa players observed a minute's silence and wore black armbands in the first match of the Royal London One-Day Series on Wednesday at Headingley, where there was an increased police presence. A lack of width and a tendency to overplay the ball resulted in congested and inept passages of play in the attacking third for Ajax and that played right into United's hands. [Full Article...]

Warriors GM: Steve Kerr's status for the NBA Finals remains unclear

After sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in 4 games in the Western Conference Finals, the Warriors have advanced to their third straight NBA Finals . If and when Cleveland and Golden State square off for the third straight time in the Finals, the Cavs will have their work cut out for them . [Full Article...]

United dedicate win to terror attack victims

United dedicate win to terror attack victims They are the words of a skilled football politician. Mourinho's post-match interview , in which he admitted relishing the chance to activate "holiday mode", hinted at the strain he has been under to deliver this season, whether self-inflicted or not. [Full Article...]

Blakely: Game 4 loss shows just how much Celtics miss Isaiah

But what happened last night at Quicken Loans Arena was just as bad, perhaps even worse. 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. [Full Article...]

Sharapova to play Wimbledon qualification rounds

Sharapova to play Wimbledon qualification rounds The 30-year-old Russian made her comeback last month after serving a suspension following a positive test for heart drug meldonium at last year's Australian Open. The Russian has accepted wild cards to enter all three of her tournaments since her return, attracting criticism from many players. Maria Sharapova is to compete in the qualification rounds for Wimbledon 2017 a tournament she won i... [Full Article...]

NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

In the process, they shot themselves into the Stanley Cup final opposite Nashville, the series starting at home next Monday. The Senators are 0-6 in Game 7s in franchise history. Or that, on the whole, they'd be entirely too exhausted, constantly hearing that teams coming off a long run the year before don't have enough left in the tank to do it again, let alone in a year that also featured wor... [Full Article...]

Schultz, Hornqvist game-time decisions for Penguins in Game 7 against Senators

It was the fifth one-goal game of the series. Pittsburgh will be trying to become the first repeat titlist since the Detroit won back-to-back Cups in 1997 and '98. Now they've got to do it again if they want a chance at back to back Stanley Cups. Or that, on the whole, they'd be entirely too exhausted, constantly hearing that teams coming off a long run the year before don't have enough left... [Full Article...]

Brazil coach Tite: Coutinho ideal player for Barcelona

Brazil coach Tite: Coutinho ideal player for Barcelona Stopping short of ordering the star to leave Liverpool , Tite has explained how "Coutinho is ideal for Barca". In a season of progress at Anfield, Coutinho has shone, alongside the likes of Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino , in a Reds side that were irresistible at times, but struggled to break down defensive sides, as well as suffering injuries to key players, derailing the Reds' early season m... [Full Article...]

Chris Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup Final

No momentum: The Penguins didn't get the anticipated lift from scoring the first goal of the game (from Kunitz in the second period) because Mark Stone scored 20 seconds later. PITTSBURGH | Craig Anderson is a realist, the byproduct of 15 years playing the most demanding position in the National Hockey League. Pittsburgh has been almost unflappable in the face of adversity under Mike Sul... [Full Article...]

LeBron James says chase of Michael Jordan is about motivation, not greatness

He said his goal is not about passing Jordan in titles, points or MVP awards. Cleveland crushed them, rattling off 108 points even in the one game they lost and topping that total in every other one played. It's just like (Dan) Marino, (John) Elway, (Peyton) Manning, (Tom) Brady - all great quarterbacks. "I think I fell in love with the game because of Mike, just seeing what he was able to acc... [Full Article...]

NHL Playoffs: Game 7 tonight in Pittsburgh

It was that thin margin for error which made the club such an unlikely candidate to go deep in the playoffs and come just shy of its first final in 10 years. "We have worked a lot on character education and reasons why people cheer for different teams and we've talked about why some of the kids cheer for Ottawa and how I cheer for Pittsburgh because that's where my dad works and that's okay", Ma... [Full Article...]

WTA respond to Maria Sharapova's wildcard snub for Roland Garros

WTA respond to Maria Sharapova's wildcard snub for Roland Garros She tried to put up a fearless face by tweeting a somewhat philosophical comment, insisting that "no words, games or actions will ever stop me from reaching my own dreams". FFT president Bernard Giudicelli made the announcement on Tuesday, saying: "There can be a wildcard for return from injuries; there cannot be a wildcard for return from doping". [Full Article...]

Senators take 2-1 series lead

Senators take 2-1 series lead Coach Mike Sullivan confirmed that Matt Murray will get the start in Ottawa for Game 4 on Friday night. "Marc was a professional like he always is. "He cares so much about this Penguins team and trying to help this team win", said Sullivan on Thursday afternoon. Pittsburgh was the highest scoring team during the regular season, but has mustered only three goals through the first three ... [Full Article...]

LeBron James: Michael Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

The Cleveland Cavaliers are a ideal 6-0 straight up and 4-0-2 against the spread in six road games so far this postseason. We all knew the Boston Celtics wouldn't lie down for the Cleveland Cavaliers after losing their leading scorer, Isaiah Thomas , for the remainder of the 2017 playoffs, but did anyone expect the Eastern Conference Final to head back to TD Garden? The NBA Final... [Full Article...]

Wenger Confirms Double Blow But Key Duo Set To Face Chelsea

Holding certainly seems well suited to playing in a back three, with the England youth global extremely comfortable in possession, as demonstrated by the fact that he has been successful with 83% of the passes that he has attempted in the Premier League this season. [Full Article...]

Formula One: F1 drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs

Formula One world champions Mercedes took a wrong turn in Monaco Grand Prix practice on Thursday with Lewis Hamilton only eighth fastest after a hard afternoon around the narrow street circuit. The Mercedes slump was especially surprising considering Hamilton's smooth first practice. Asked about Mercedes' apparently disappointing performance, Vettel added: "I don't know what happened to th... [Full Article...]


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