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Trump condemns killing of pair who stepped in to protect women

Trump condemned the stabbing, writing Monday on Twitter: "The violent attacks in Portland on Friday are unacceptable". KPTV reports (http://bit.ly/2qq2QEy ) that one of the victims of the hate speech that ended with a double-fatal stabbing is sending her thanks to those who came to her defense. [Full Article...]

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for first place all-time in playoff scoring

There's a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers . Brown has been coaching the Warriors since Game 3 of the first-round playoff series at Portland, with Kerr assisting at practice and from the locker room before and during games. [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round

The second seed will now face Portugal's Joao Sousa in round two, after he secured a 4-6 7-6 6-2 6-2 success over Djokovic's compatriot Janko Tipsarevic. I know in the last years I had up-and downs and right now I'm in actually the down feeling. Makarova pointed out she never had played a singles match in the tournament's main stadium (she was the 2013 French Open women's doubles champio... [Full Article...]

Top seed Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open in first round

World number one Angelique Kerber was dumped out of the French Open on Sunday, going down 6-2, 6-2 in a first-round defeat to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova . She is seeded 15th in Paris . The match was interrupted twice by rain showers, but McNeil played attacking tennis to snap Graf's reign at the All-England Club. [Full Article...]

Kerber hoping to avoid early exit at Roland Garros

Kerber has struggled this season, and she withdrew from the Madrid Open with a thigh injury and was beaten in straight sets by qualifier Anna Kontaveit in Rome last week. Here's a preview of the meeting between Makarova and the top seeded Kerber. Makarova, now ranked 40 after reaching a career high of eight, was a double break ahead again for 3-0 in the second set. [Full Article...]

Have Warriors and Cavs sucked the drama from the National Basketball Association?

Have Warriors and Cavs sucked the drama from the National Basketball Association? After winning a measly 67 games in the regular season, Golden State is undefeated in the playoffs, sweeping all their series and treating the Western Conference like the once mighty left part of the league was free bread before the main course. [Full Article...]

KKR captain Gambhir credits bowlers for 'brilliant' win over SRH

Piyush Chawla was asked to bowl in the first six overs and he was impressive as he picked up two wickets. "Karn Sharma bowled really well and set the game for us", said Rohit. Showers interrupted even before KKR could begin their reply, shortening the second innings which only started past midnight, early Thursday. Sunil Narine tried to break the shackles before he was deceived by Sharma's g... [Full Article...]

Cavs' calm head coach Tyronn Lue doesn't welcome attention

If you somehow missed last year's series, I highly suggest you watch the NBA's mini-movie on the historical and entertaining series to get you excited for this year's finals . "It makes it even more unsafe when you integrate that talent, those skills, with those guys". Riley: Cleveland doesn't possess that fourth All-Star like Golden State does, but you can nearly count James as two s... [Full Article...]

Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

The Predators' P.K. Subban scored at 7:13 of the first period, but linesman Brian Murphy reviewed the play and agreed with the Penguins coach that Filip Forsberg was in the offensive zone before the puck crossed the blue line. Guentzel's shot changed everything. Both sides have been forced to navigate their way through serious health issues. "Anytime you won it before there are some good m... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho set to offer a glimpse of Manchester United's future

Jose Mourinho set to offer a glimpse of Manchester United's future United fell short of qualifying via a top-four Premier League finish - a 69-point haul leaving them sixth - meaning the Ajax clash assumes extra significance, a fact not lost on Mata. "All my family were here, my friends - I'm delighted they could share the moment with me ". There was no chance to ask Mourinho about his compatriot's display as the United boss zoomed out of the post-match ... [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup Final 2017

This team is experienced, and they gained that experience together. Meanwhile, the Penguins are the usual suspects when it comes to the NHL Finals. "He was trying to take care of them all afterward". Jake Guentzel scored the game-winner, his 10th goal of the playoffs, on Pittsburgh's first shot of the third period with 3:17 left in regulation. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Florida

Nashville Predators' Ryan Ellis (4) celebrates his goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with Cody McLeod, left, during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Monday , May 29, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . "We knew we were coming and getting our chances". Ryan Ellis, Colton Sissons and Frederik Gaudreau scored for Nashville, their comeback attempt falling short in t... [Full Article...]

Five reasons your side will win State of Origin I

The wily hooker will become the first player to reach 40 Origin games. Peats is one of two debutants named in Blues coach Laurie Daley's team for the clash against Queensland on May 31, with Australian representative Jake Trbojevic earning a spot on the bench. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas loves the Warriors

When his 3-pointer splashed with a half-second left in the quarter, the Cavs led 87-80. Cleveland won the three road games in the series by a combined 90 points , the last two by a total of 77. If Irving keeps playing like this, they won't have many problems. We've got a lot of guys with a lot of playoff minutes who've been in situations like that before. [Full Article...]

Indy 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon reportedly robbed at gunpoint

Indy 500 pole sitter Scott Dixon reportedly robbed at gunpoint Kiwi motorsport ace Scott Dixon didn't take the armed robbers seriously at first when they help him up at a Taco Bell in Indianapolis, his mother says. Dixon, the 2008 Indy 500 victor, will be joined on the front row for the race on 28 May by Ed Carpenter and 2016 victor, Alexander Rossi . He has a total of six top-5 finishes in the Indy 500. [Full Article...]

I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams

I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams Speculation has been rife that the Arsenal board have presented Wenger with a two year contract extension, however, as fans have raged against the manager in another frustrating season, Wenger has so far not put pen to paper. The 26-year-old also scored the decisive goal in the 2014 final victory over Hull. 'Don't forget this season we haven't had a squad like United's or City's or Tot... [Full Article...]

Kyrie Irving Put The Celtics In The Toilet

The Cavaliers , who sat their starters for the entire fourth quarter, begin their third straight NBA Finals series against the Golden State Warriors next Thursday (June 1) in Oakland. Irving scored 21 points in the third quarter at Quicken Loans Arena as the Cavaliers fought back from a 57-47 half-time deficit to defeat the Boston Celtics 112-99. [Full Article...]

Antonio Conte aims fresh dig at Manchester United and Arsenal

For a man who espouses consistency and preaches on how "consistent" his Arsenal sides have been over the last 21 years, Wenger's teams fail in that regard over the course of a 38-game season. "Our season was incredible to win the league in this way, it was great but now it's important to look forward and to restart", he added. "I meet many Arsenal fans who are absolutely fantastic". [Full Article...]

Moses sent off as Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup

Moses sent off as Arsenal win record 13th FA Cup This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. One source said there may be a compromise where a new recruit, a director of operations, is given responsibility for analytics and scouting but with Wenger given reassurance that he retains full control of first-team affairs. [Full Article...]

Wenger Coach in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms

Wenger Coach in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms Mertesacker was delighted afterwards but said that his performance proved the motivational power of Wenger's trust, showing the valuable difference that the under-fire manager can still make. Sanchez blocked N'Golo Kante's clearance as the ball looped into Chelsea's area with Aaron Ramsey standing in an offside position. "They started better than us". [Full Article...]


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