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Cavs can close out Celtics in Game 5

Up 43-27 at the end of the first quarter, they put together the highest scoring playoff first half in more than a decade as they headed to the locker room with a 75-57 lead. Cleveland had its ebbs and flows this season, but proved to be too hot to handle for any team in the Eastern Conference. But it meant little as Boston never led in any of their home games in the series . [Full Article...]

Elneny's Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup title

However, Arsenal managed to end the campaign on a high by clinching the FA Cup final thanks to goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey . Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a flawless way to say goodbye having been at the club almost 21 years, Wenger replied: "There is no ideal way". [Full Article...]

Kerber first top seed to lose Roland Garros opener

Stat of the day: Kerber is the first women's top seed in nearly half a century of professional tennis to go out in the first round. The 29-year-old German slumped to a dispiriting 6-2, 6-2 defeat to experienced Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Warriors respond to complaints of lack of parity and boring playoffs

He'll get at least four more playoff games this year, and at age 32 and showing few signs of slowing down, James figures to play in many more postseason contests before he retires. "It's never talked about (in the) National Football League, who's the greatest quarterback". With the unblemished Warriors waiting, James opted to douse them in accolades rather than cast any barbs. [Full Article...]

Arsenal fire to claim FA Cup glory

Arsenal fire to claim FA Cup glory It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot. Said Conte: "Our start for sure wasn't good". "Hopefully one day I'll be back here as a manager, that's kind of the ambition". You cannot be in this job. this job is basically trusting human beings, you know, so if you cannot forgive, you cannot trust... [Full Article...]

Kyrie carries Cavaliers past Celtics

Kyrie carries Cavaliers past Celtics Will the Warriors be haunted by letting last season's 3-1 lead slip away? It will mark the seventh straight trip to the Finals for James, who hit a 3-pointer late in in the third quarter to nudge past Jordan on the playoff scoring list. Boston F Kelly Olynyk made his first start of the postseason in place of Amir Johnson (sprained shoulder), and he scored 15 points. At the time, many people -... [Full Article...]

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

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...]

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...]


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