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10 most important players in the NBA Finals

One needed to bet $220 on the Warriors to win the series to take home $100, while a $100 bet on the Cavaliers to win the series would have resulted in a $180 profit. When shooting over 50 percent, they've won 106 consecutive games, the last 43 of those coming this season. The series kicks off tomorrow (1 June) in the Golden State stadium in Oakland, California, and will continue until 18 Jun... [Full Article...]

Pens focus on improved play after lackluster Game 1

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette , rear, Cody McLeod, left, and Frederick Gaudreau, react during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Monday, May 29, 2. Rinne, who was last pulled on February 21, was mercifully replaced with Juuse Saros. Pekka Rinne absorbed the loss for Nashville with four goals allowed on ju... [Full Article...]

Denver Post writer 'uncomfortable' with Japanese man winning Indy 500

Denver Post writer 'uncomfortable' with Japanese man winning Indy 500 The Denver Post repeatedly apologized for Frei's tweet, then made a personnel decision. iMediaEthics has written to the Denver Post and Frei for more information. The Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award has been given out every year since 1952 and is voted for by members of the media. Frei's explanation was about what Memorial Day and, by extension, the Indianapolis 500, mean to him. [Full Article...]

NBA star LeBron James' home vandalized with racial slur

It's tough for me to say that is the case. At 32 years of age, the best player of his generation is playing the best basketball of his life. The ultimate championship rubber match, which most everyone expected the moment last year's Finals ended, begins on Thursday in Oakland and will cap what has been a predictable 82-game regular season and lopsided postseason. [Full Article...]

Arsenal legend Ian Wright concerned over potential Arsene Wenger exit

Arsenal legend Ian Wright concerned over potential Arsene Wenger exit Arsenal said Wenger and chief executive Ivan Gazidis had conducted "a full review of our on and off-the-pitch activities" to identify areas for improvement in view of a title challenge. Having finished in a shocking 10th position last season, Chelsea have gone from villians to hero's in the eyes of their fans this year, notching up an impressive 93 points in the bag, winning themselves the Pre... [Full Article...]

Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

Wes Oliver, criminal justice program director at Duquesne University, said the defense might later try to use that decision as grounds for appeal, if Cosby is convicted. The defense accused the prosecution during jury selection of trying to exclude African Americans from being on the jury, a charge that Montgomery County D.A. [Full Article...]

ICC Champions Trophy: Dinesh Karthik looks to exploit England conditions

Australian coach Bayliss, however, was keen Monday's reverse does not lead to a policy change given England's impressive "white-ball" revival in the two years since a defeat by Bangladesh sealed their first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup. [Full Article...]

Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan

We kept the file size fly-sized, and the result is our smallest interactive Doodle ever - even snail networks can load it in seconds, it says. But Mortaza said Bangladesh had it in them to spring a surprise. In reply, Bangladesh failed to get going against the Indian new ball duo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav, who shared six wickets between them, to skittle them out for a paltry 84 in... [Full Article...]

LeBron James' LA home vandalized with racial slur

According to publicly available records, James purchased the home in Los Angeles's tony Brentwood neighborhood for just less than $21 million in 2015. "No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, being black in America is tough , and we've got a long way to go for us as a society and for us as African-Americans until we feel equal in Am... [Full Article...]

James' Cavs underdogs for National Basketball Association finals

In fact, the least expensive 2017 NBA Finals game, so far, appears to be Game 3 in Cleveland , the first home matchup for the Cavaliers . They're a great team, they're the champs. "And we believe we can get there". It was 37.6 percent to 34.0 percent for the Cavaliers in their wins, 42.7 percent to 26.1 percent for the Warriors in the Golden State wins. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger to reveal his Arsenal future

Arsene Wenger to reveal his Arsenal future It was the same story over on the Beeb, Alan Shearer the butt of the "no medals" joke as Lineker opened up with "we've got seven FA Cup winners' medals in the studio". "Anything can happen but I have always said I feel very, very loved by the fans here and every time I have played I have shown I can play at the top level in this team ". [Full Article...]

Police release photos, video from Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

The dashcam video, released by Jupiter Police, shows Woods' sobriety test and subsequent arrest. The video shows officers administering a slew of tests, including asking him to walk along the white line on the road. There was also minor damage to the front driver's side bumper and rear bumper, and the passenger rear tail light appeared to be out". "I think Tiger's statement on Monday night, ... [Full Article...]

Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

For an hour and a half, Andy Murray found himself entrenched in a battle with world number 73 Andrey Kuznetsov in the opening round of the French Open . Konta is still yet to win a match at Roland Garros in three attempts after a 1-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 defeat on the Phillipe Chatrier Court . As well as being able to work on the practice court with his team on the days between matches, Murray ... [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy 2017: Batsmen to watch out for

Mashrafe will not be drawing on the history of 2015 - or even the preceding World Cup when England advanced despite another defeat against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Stokes bowled on the outfield on Wednesday and will have more tests on his left knee on the morning of the match before a final decision is made – although he will play as a specialist batsman. [Full Article...]

Ducks hopeful goalie John Gibson plays Game 6 tonight

This comes shortly before Game 5 against the Nashville Predators . Aberg had to send himself flying across the crease to swat home a rebound of Filip Forsberg's shot for the Predators, epitomizing Nashville's persistent effort through a defensive victory. [Full Article...]

Bonino returns for Penguins in 1-1 Game 2

The game was tied at 1 at the start of the third period when Guentzel jumped on a rebound 10 seconds into the period to put Pittsburgh ahead. The teams come off a weird Game 1 that featured a questionable offside review wiping out a goal by P.K. [Full Article...]

Mismatch? Please. Warriors-Cavs will be another seven-game thrill ride

Thompson has been stellar on the defensive end even when his shot has been off and will likely be counted on at times to slow down Irving, who scored 98 points in the final three games past year, including the series-clinching 3-pointer. [Full Article...]

Denver Post cuts ties with sportswriter over Indy 500 tweet

Denver Post cuts ties with sportswriter over Indy 500 tweet While Alonso faced an engine blow out at Indy 500, Vandoorne too faced technical issues retiring early from the F1 Monaco GP while Alonso's replacement Jenson Button faced a terminal damage after he pitched into Pascal Wehrlein's auto turning the latter sideways. [Full Article...]

Jake Guentzel's scoring touch is back

Jake Guentzel's scoring touch is back Nashville Predators' Mattias Ekholm, right, checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) next to Predators goalie Pekka Rinne during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, May 31, 2017 , . Wilson was credited with his third of the playoffs just over 3 minutes later when a centering pass caromed off Nashville's Vernon Fiddler and by Rinne. [Full Article...]

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

An announced attendance of 26,517 took in the game as the Mets dropped to 23-28 on the year. It was unclear what, if anything, the fans said to the mascot before he made the gesture. "We do not condone this type of behaviour". The famous Mets mascot is known to live life on the edge, as evidenced by his vicious Valentine's Day tweets at Noah Syndergaard . [Full Article...]


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