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NBA Finals: Power ranking every player on the Warriors and Cavs

So while the Warriors may have a small edge, James can close the gap more quickly than he does when he flies for his signature chase down blocks. James himself, the reigning Finals MVP, twice said the Warriors have been the best team in the league for the past three years and referred to them as both a "beast" and a "juggernaut". [Full Article...]

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time postseason scorer

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time postseason scorer John McGraw's Giants won the rematch the following year 4-0 with one tie before Ruth gave the Yankees their first title the following year to cap the first season at Yankee Stadium. That Warriors team James conquered in 2016 won 73 games during the regular season and was being mentioned as one of the best to ever take the floor. [Full Article...]

'Beast' of the West? bring it on - LeBron

After all, these two teams have played a combined 13 games in the last two NBA Finals . Continuing their dominance in their respective conferences to reach the final round, the two superteams will face each other with loaded and healthy rosters. [Full Article...]

Pens' Hornqvist will play in Game 1 vs. Preds

But together there's no unit in the National Hockey League more formidable, allowing just 1.81 goals and 29.7 shots per game in the postseason. Game Two of the best-of-seven series is also in Pittsburgh on Wednesday before the teams head to Nashville, who are the eighth seed in the Western Conference, for the next two contests . [Full Article...]

Incredible Arsenal video compares FA Cup winning goal in 1979 & 2017

There was no contact between the pair with referee Anthony Taylor realising as much and booking Moses for simulation. Arsenal's subsequent failure to sustain a challenge for the Premier League title, coupled with their humiliating round-of-16 exit from the Champions League against Bayern Munich via a 10-2 aggregate defeat, prompted an upsurge in anti-Wenger sentiment among a vocal section o... [Full Article...]

Makarova stuns top seed Kerber in French Open 1st round

Yesterday I was thinking how everything would be, and I couldn't really imagine how it would be. "It's still a little bit tricky sometimes". She may be ranked 76, but she won in Bogota and reached the final in Rabat as the tour cranked up to its clay finale. [Full Article...]

Great White Shark Leaps Into Australia Fisherman's Boat

Great White Shark Leaps Into Australia Fisherman's Boat Selwood estimated the shark measured 2.7m; his boat is only 4.4m long. "I didn't give it a chance to look me in the eyes". "As he was coming down, he hit me on the arm". While trying to get to his feet and as far away from the shark as possible, Selwood "was relentlessly knocked about the deck and cabin, which is where he sustained most of his injuries", the statement said. [Full Article...]

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

The two-time Grand Slam semifinalist, now ranked World No.40, came into the event as one of the most risky floaters in the women's draw based on pedigree, and proved it against the top seed - the Russian struck 26 winners in 16 games, served at 77 percent, and broke Kerber six times. [Full Article...]

Petra Kvitova Makes Emotional Return to Tennis

Petra Kvitova Makes Emotional Return to Tennis In December, Kvitova suffered injuries to her left hand but recover quicker than expected to play in Roland Garross. Kvitova was the first victor of the day defeating the USA's Julia Boserup in emphatic fashion, which was her first victory since last November. [Full Article...]

James, Cavs enter NBA Finals as underdogs against Golden State

Their first opponent of the postseason, the Trail Blazers were the first to find out. The only thing in the way for them is the Warriors . The Cavaliers took down the Indiana Pacers , Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics . After leaving the sidelines during the Portland series , Kerr spent the next few weeks searching for health answers to the chronic pain that has terrorized him since a bac... [Full Article...]

NBA coach Kerr to miss game one of finals

NBA coach Kerr to miss game one of finals The Cavs are a great team and the defending champs. He's still not ready to be back on the bench with the start of the NBA Finals less than a week away. Those six years, you're not getting into the Finals. That's more than a 20-point increase. "Well, the game has changed", West said. The Warriors and Cavaliers have been masterful and dominant all postseason. [Full Article...]

Kerber in historic loss, tearful Kvitova returns

Paris: Angelique Kerber became the first top seed to lose in the opening round at Roland Garros on Sunday as tearful Petra Kvitova swept to victory in her first match since surviving a knife attack which nearly ended her career. The 15-year-old from New Jersey appeared to be on course for victory when she went 4-2 up in the second set but Nara fought back. The 27-year-old had to undergo a f... [Full Article...]

Will Wenger start the new season with a clean slate from fans?

With Arsenal ending the league campaign outside the top four, and therefore missing out on Champions League qualification, the FA Cup success against Chelsea has done little to quell unrest among some supporters. "I just want to do well for the club". "Fair play to him, he changed the system". He believes that planes carrying anti-Wenger slogans, boycotts of home games, and signs and b... [Full Article...]

Kerr not well yet, hasn't ruled himself out of Game 1

The Warriors found the flawless candidate in Brown - the affable, unassuming 47-year-old who led the Cavaliers to the 2007 NBA Finals . That move proved prudent, as Kerr wound up missing Game 3 of the first round April 22 and announced the next day he would be out indefinitely after his symptoms "took a turn for the worse" in the prior days. [Full Article...]

Nadal, Djokovic launch French Open assaults

Nadal, Djokovic launch French Open assaults But Nadal has always been a fighter. Rafael Nadal kicked off his campaign for a record 10th French Open trophy with an easy win of 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 against host player Benoit Paire under two hours in men's singles first round on Monday. [Full Article...]

Courtois: Reward me with a new deal and I'll sign it

Courtois: Reward me with a new deal and I'll sign it The Belgium global has previously been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the 25-year-old is keen to commit his future to Stamford Bridge. It was a different story during Saturday's FA Cup final with Arsenal however, as Courtois conceded twice from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsay, and watched Chelsea lose 2-1 to their London rivals. [Full Article...]

James is ready for challenge from Warriors

Odds makers have tipped the Golden State Warriors as the overwhelming favourites in the upcoming 2017 NBA Finals . National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry performs a Carpool Karaoke with James Corden during 'The Late Late Show With James Corden'. [Full Article...]

World number one Angelique Kerber beaten in French Open first round

World number one Angelique Kerber beaten in French Open first round Kerber now has just two wins from her last four tournaments. Only in recent days did Kvitova decide to enter the French Open . The 29-year-old German lost 6-2 6-2 to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova . I try my best to really be ready for the first round and make the preparation the best I can and then we will see how far I can come here. Kerber's struggles on clay are very concerning. [Full Article...]

Austin Dillon holds off Martin Truex Jr., wins Coca-Cola 600

Truex was leading when the caution flag flew for the third time on Lap 142 after Matt DiBenedetto's No. 32 Ford slammed into the outside wall. The victory put Richard Childress Racing's iconic No. "That stings a little bit, but can't say enough about the guys on the team and everybody in Denver", Truex said. "We come up short and finish second". [Full Article...]

French Open gets underway amid tight security on a hot day

During her on-court interview, Kvitova addressed Novak, her family and others in her guest box, saying: "Thank you for everything you helped me through (in) this hard time". The 23-year-old Thiem is an outside favorite to win the tournament. Kvitova had initially targeted Wimbledon , her favourite tournament and where she is a two-time champion, for her comeback but progressed faster than she t... [Full Article...]


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