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Warriors Coach Mike Brown Was Almost Arrested Before Game 2 Vs. Spurs

Aldridge was passive throughout the game, struggling to read the Warriors defense and rarely looking to assert himself in the post. With Game 2 of their Western Conference Finals matchup looming, the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors each announced that they would be missing a key player. Read More »

Around the NHL: Pair of Game 5s Coming for Conference Finals

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Following their latest come-from-behind victory that earned a split on home ice, the Ducks visit the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night in Game 3 of the best-of-seven series. It also ended an 0-for-20 drought on power plays in the last seven games for Anaheim . Pekka Rinne defends his crease. "We got better as the game went on". Read More »

N'Golo Kante targets Chelsea quadruple next season

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Kante was present at the The Landmark Hotel to pick up his award to go alongside his PFA gong, and the France worldwide is eyeing an unprecedented quadruple next term. Chelsea have stormed to their fifth Premier League title in Antonio Conte's first season in charge, with the tactical switch to a 3-4-3 system leading to an incredible 13-match winning streak from autumn into winter. Read More »

Real Madrid sets its sights on first Liga title in 5 years

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Indeed, they've netted 11 goals in their last four at La Rosaleda, keeping three clean sheets in that time . "We have to keep going until the end". But Ronaldo somehow managed to put too much power into his strike, scuffing it inches wide of the far post, with supporters in the ground barely believing what their eyes had just seen. Read More »

Caps stellar in win; force Game 7

Despite once holding a 3-1 series lead , the Penguins haven't been satisfied with their execution. The Washington Capitals have overcome a 3-1 series deficit against the Pittsburgh Penguins to force a decisive Game 7 at the Verizon Center on Wednesday. Read More »

Fernandes scores 3 goals, Sporting KC beats Sounders 3-0

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Fernandes, a 5-8 forward from Guinea-Bissau, scored in the 56th minute after a corner kick rebounded to his feet, and he beat the oncoming rush from Christian Roldan and Jordan Morris with a wormburner inside the near post. Gerso was a little fortunate as deflections contributed to the first two goals but the third finished off some nifty work by Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi . Read More »

We are paid well and won't face pay dispute: Woakes

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Cricket Australia are seeking to replace the existing revenue-sharing model with new contracts as part of a wider restructure of remuneration throughout the game - a move that has left senior players unimpressed. If it gets to the stage where the Ashes are under threat, of course it would be a shame for it to not go ahead. Strauss has also done his utmost to ensure players can cash in on the Indian Premier League, allowing Stokes, Buttler and Chris Woakes to miss two ODIs against Ireland to ... Read More »

Will All-NBA voting push Gordon Hayward to the Celtics this offseason?

However, when All-NBA teams were announced on Thursday, Hayward was left on the outside, looking in. Now it's more likely that he opts out of the final year of his contract and hits the open market. Hayward did not make an All-NBA team this year and will not be eligible for a designated player extension (a "supermax" contract), which has led to some speculation that he may look around at other teams. Read More »

NHL Predictions: Will the Predators win Game 3 vs

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The Anaheim Ducks have evened the NHL's Western Conference finals at a game apiece by erasing deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 in a 5-3 verdict over the visiting Nashville Predators. After a 1st period on Friday in which the Ducks looked tired and hungover from a Game 7 victory against the Edmonton Oilers , the team again looked like they had just barely awoken from a lazy Sunday afternoon nap. Read More »

Russian Federation anti-doping chair out by end of May

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Isinbayeva has decried investigations into those allegations as anti-Russian plots. The director general of the agency would be appointed by the board of directors and funding would be provided by the IOC. He said that RUSADA was still non-compliant with the WADA requirements but would be given an opportunity to do testing under the supervision of worldwide experts and UK Anti-Doping (UKAD). Read More »

Chelsea 'hungry' to win UCL - Courtois

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He said: "We started to do our work. We won this title together". "Obviously you need additions because you play on four different fronts, so I think that's important, but I guess the club and the manager know what they're doing". Conte was dragged out of his post-match media conference by celebrating players David Luiz and Diego Costa, but not before pinpointing the key moment in his side's season. Read More »

Highlights of Friday's NBA games

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However, without Kyle Lowry - who sat out due to an ankle sprain he suffered in Game 2 - Toronto didn't have enough firepower to keep pace with the Cavaliers. The Raptors missed their first dozen three-point attempts, yet still they were hanging with the Cavs point for point. Toronto lost three in a row from February 8 to 14. Read More »

Students clash with the police in Kulgam

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The clashes were going on when reports last came in. Kashmir is in grip of student protest after forces entered the college premisis of GDC Pulwama on April 15 in which 60 students were injured. As a precautionary measure, class work in two Higher Secondary Schools (HSS) in summer capital, Srinagar, were suspended today as a precautionary measure. Read More »

Tottenham forward Kane tells Lukaku, Sanchez: 'I am in the driving seat'

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With Tottenham coming up against already-relegated Hull City, Kane is hoping he can add to his tally on Sunday. "To score four for the first time, it's a good time to do it". Despite missing three months of the season through injury, Kane has netted 32 times in all competitions. Son Heung-min also scored twice for the visitors who outclassed the Foxes all night, despite Ben Chilwell's second-half consolation. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann predicts 2017 Ballon d'Or winner… and its not Ronaldo!

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Runners-up last season and in 2014, Atletico nearly reached back-to-back finals but the capital club were stopped in the semi-finals 4-2 on aggregate by city rivals Madrid . "Now we will see if he can fulfil that". "I think Juventus will win the Champions League". "Finals hurt more than semis". Juventus won the Coppa Italia last night and will at least win the double, possibly the treble, this season. Read More »

Punishing Maria Sharapova further is unfair, says WTA chief

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Notably, Sharapova served out a reduced 15-month ban and returned to court at last month's Stuttgart Open, in which she fought her way to reach the semi-final. To begin with, she has to come to terms with the French Open snub and find a way - psychologically and otherwise - to prepare for what seems to be a long battle ahead. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers 117-104 Boston Celtics

Like, they lace up their shoes just like us. He has resisted giving Brown too much too fast, though, limiting him to 19 minutes or fewer in 41 of the 78 games Brown played. The Celtics have already through one game away with their poor play. "Is there a better development than getting a chance to play in the playoffs and playing in the second round, Game 7, and making huge plays, then winning Game 7?" Crowder said Boston needs to do a better job of showing James bodies when he tries to ... Read More »

Sharapova's sponsor backs French Open snub, blames WADA

Whatever thing she was taking, that would've been ok for decades. The WTA is not contemplating any change to rules governing wild cards for players returning from a suspension. The Russian right-hander claimed she was unaware that the substance in question had been added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's (Wada) list of banned substances at the beginning of the year. Read More »

Sharapova denied French Open wild card

She skipped a news conference after pulling out of a second-round match in Rome on Tuesday because of a left thigh injury. "I will be getting all the necessary examinations to make sure it is not serious", Sharapova said in a statement. Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino promises to stay on as Tottenham manager

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But despite the abundance in quality from the likes of Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen, Tottenham are still one or two top quality players short of overcoming that final hurdle. Pochettino admits he needs to strengthen his squad but says Spurs will still not be able to match their rivals in the transfer market. "We were so close again this season, but like last season it was not enough", he said. Read More »

Did LaMarcus Aldridge deliberately step under Kevin Durant?

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Basically their whole thing is to give you space, and when you pull up, they just contest. Aldridge promised that "I'll be better" and "it won't happen again". Spurs coach Gregg Popovich harshly criticized Pachulia, citing his history of questionable plays. After the game he said it wasn't intentional, that Aldridge was just doing what bigs do. Read More »

Green dubs Thompson's All-NBA snub 'crazy'

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You're talking a possible 70-win season. There's some guys on there, scorers averaging 20 points and don't have near the amount of wins we have. I don't really understand it. Curry is now finishing the fourth and final year of a $44 million extension he signed before the 2012-13 season. But that's a guy that had an awesome season. Read More »

Steve Kerr to travel with Warriors for Game 3

Now, the Golden State coach who has been out of commission with back problems will take his show on the road for Game 4. Kerr has not coached the Warriors since Game 2 of their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers due to lingering back issues. Read More »