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Celtics outlast Wizards in Game 7, move on to face Cavs

On Monday night, the Celtics stood tall on the dramatic, nerve-infested stage that is an Eastern Conference semifinal Game 7 . Bradley Beal exploded for 38 points but it was not enough to overcome the Celtics rugged defense. With Isaiah Thomas leading the charge, the Celtics have rejoined the fray. Now it's time for Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld to get these young, talented guards - who have seemingly worked through whatever chemistry issues plagued them in the past - help in ... Read More »

LeBron and Co. cruise past Celtics in game one romp

James was the star of the show, doing as he pleased against a helpless Boston defense en route to 38 points on 14-24 shooting, nine rebounds, and seven assists. If there was ever going to be a night that the Boston Celtics could upset a far superior Cleveland Cavaliers team, there's an argument to be made that it was going to be in Game 1 . Read More »

New York Yankees Honor Team Great Derek Jeter With Retirement of Number


The Yankees have most recently retired Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera's numbers and Jeter is the 22nd player to have his number retired by the team. In addition, they sent the father-to-be out in style with numerous of gifts which includes an 4-karat white gold career milestone ring. Jeter is also the fifth member of his championship teams to have his number retired, joining Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams . Read More »

EPL: Harry Kane hits four, Tottenham Hotspur decimate Leicester City


Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino claimed after the victory Kane was one of the best strikers in the world. Tottenham manager Pochettino has given his take on speculation surrounding his players and has urged the fans to stay calm. If I could have another season like this then hopefully I can get there. After missing out on the title last season , Spurs fell apart and ended the season with an embarrassing 5-1 defeat at relegated Newcastle. Read More »

Anaheim Ducks even NHL Western finals, beat Nashville Predators in OT

However, they would head to the third period down 2-0. "It gives us that extra boost and that extra energy that we needed". After finishing off St. Louis in the second round last weekend and resting while the Ducks labored through seven games against Edmonton, Nashville capitalized on its fresh legs to win a predictably physical game between two hard-hitting powers. Read More »

Short Interest in Oritani Financial Corp. (ORIT) Increases By 3.7%

In addition to business demand, savings and money market accounts, it also provides cash management services and deposit products. 10/10/2013 - Raymond James began new coverage on Oritani Financial Corp. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. Read More »

Penguins won't decide Game 4 starting goalie until Friday


Losing Hornqvist and Rust took some much-needed offensive muscle out of a lineup that has scored only nine goals in its past six games. Sullivan: "Obviously you'd like to get some contributions throughout your lineup". The goal brought some life into the building because it hadn't been pretty until then. The Penguins pulled out to a 3-0 lead when Dumoulin's shot appeared to bounce off Dion Phaneuf's skate and beat Anderson on the glove side. Read More »

Where's the drama? Blowouts the rule in these NBA playoffs

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers shared a combined 19-0 playoff record entering Friday evening, as the two back-to-back Conference champions have yet to lose despite what seemed like sturdy enough competition. Golden State is beating its playoff opponents by an average margin of 17 points per game - the largest point differential through 10 postseason games. Read More »

Sevilla´s Sampaoli says could not snub 'dream' Argentina job


The Argentine FA, which sacked Edgardo Bauza in April after just eight games in charge, have identified Sampaoli as their choice to take over the national team and revitalise a faltering 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign. In the meantime, Sampaoli has Sevilla's final match of the season to manage, and it could be his final match on the Sevilla bench. We can now talk about [the Argentina job]. Read More »

Djokovic forced to put up a fight against Almagro

Nadal last beat the world number two in the 2014 French Open final. The Spaniard thinks his opponent is really good on clay and a very tough player. The quarter-finals of the women's tournament saw Simone Halep, the highest surviving seed, breeze past American Coco Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-1, while 14 seed, Kristina Mladenovic defeated Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 6-4 and unseeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova had a straight-set triumph 6-3, 6-3 against Kiki Bertens. Read More »

Ducks overcome early deficit, stingy Predators goalie to tie series

Anaheim hung on through a frenetic third period, surviving a few mad scrambles before captain Ryan Getzlaf got his third assist of the night on Vermette's empty-netter. Defensively, the Anaheim Ducks are allowing 2.4 goals per game and are killing 84.7 percent of their opponents power plays. "So I don't know who is counting the shots". Read More »

Sharapova advances at Italian Open


Her second-round opponent will be Croatian veteran Mirjana Luci-Baroni who she beat in the Madrid tournament last week before losing a grudge match against Eugenie Bouchard. The five-time Grand Slam victor will play the second round against Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, who defeated Czech Lucie Safarova earlier on Monday. Read More »

Pochettino: Spurs can't compete with big clubs in the transfer market


Reports in Italy this week suggested that Inter Milan sporting director Piero Ausilio is making overtures and the Italian media also claimed that Pochettino's contract contains a £4.2m buyout clause. After their final game at Hull on Sunday, Pochettino's squad will fly to Hong Kong for a five-day post-season tour. It's sure we'll find a way to fix that and provide better tools to the team so they don't struggle in some moments. Read More »

Mourinho's 'decline' concerns Manchester United fans


Sky customers can now upgrade to Sky Sports for the Premier League run-in and an unmissable summer of sport. "I am happy for them, it is the first time I leave Highbury or Emirates and they are happy, smiling and enjoying it". Speaking about the side, Henry insists Mourinho could still come out on top at Old Trafford. I'm really satisfied with my performance and the performance of the team, which is most important. Read More »

Golden State Warriors stomp Spurs in Game 2


It wasn't just the stars contributing for Golden State, although Steph Curry did his part, they also got superior contributions from their bench, even with the absence of Andre Iguodala, out with knee soreness. “Tonight, its not what I expected. The Celtics will definitely need more from Thomas as well as Al Horford if they have any plans to challenge the Cavaliers. Read More »

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

On a windy day at TPC Sawgrass, Kim was the only player to go bogey free in the final round. "And then the moment that I was leading, I was very confident". Because he can fill those five years with a litany of starts in golf's biggest tournaments. I've played good golf. "Never once did he look flustered at all". Read More »

Kawhi Leonard on status for Game 3: 'It's just questionable for tomorrow'

Leonard was named first-team All-NBA on Thursday. Leonard went down just over halfway through that game and his status for Game 3 remains undecided. "I'm not sure", he said. We had a tough one in Game 2 . After scoring a playoff-high 136 points in Game 3 , the Warriors have managed to total 207 points in the last six quarters. Read More »

EPL wrap: Chelsea overcome Watford; wins for Arsenal, Manchester City


Sanchez, who had a first-half effort ruled out after his shot went in off the arm of Olivier Giroud, then doubled the lead with a close-range header with nine minutes remaining. We now have 72 and want to go to 75. Wenger was again asked about his future. Wenger's own position still remains a mystery as he has yet to announce if he will sign a new deal to remain at the club beyond the FA Cup final meeting with Chelsea in two weeks' time. Read More »

Pogba to return for Manchester United on Sunday

Nevertheless, we're a long way off from determining whether or not he has a long-term future at United, as he will have to go through the youth levels before even threatening to break into the senior squad. Mourinho's Men of the future? While Ferguson has often defended the indefensible from his players including Roy Keane's public outbursts or Eric Cantona's kung-fu kick on an unruly spectator, Mourinho hung his players out to dry in front of a venomous media. Read More »

Jones targeting Europa final place

We finished fifth (in last season's Premier League), we went to the Europa League. We won a Community Shield. The 20-year-old is a winger who was first named in United's first-team squad for the defeat at Arsenal on May 7. Sunday is the final day of the Premier League season, and it's going to be a slightly odd one at Old Trafford. Mourinho's Men of the future? "Everyone goes", Mourinho said of his travelling party. Read More »

Deferring to Matt Murray in Game 4


The Penguins have scored just one goal in each of their last five games versus Ottawa dating to the regular season. The temptation to stick with Fleury is surely there for Sullivan, despite the decision to pull MAF after he allowed four goals on just nine shots in Game 3. Read More »

Boston Celtics winning draft lottery may have silver lining for Utah Jazz


Josh Jackson, the projected third pick, can play small forward but there's a glut in that position in the Celtics as they already have Jrae Crowder, Gerald Green and Jaylen Brown. The Sixers could always put together a nice trade package to trade for a superstar, but the probability of that happening may be low. "You trade this pick, because [Markelle Fultz] can not help the Celtics get over the top", Pierce told The Jump. Read More »

Jose Mourinho seals first Man Utd summer signing, will arrive next month

United host Crystal Palace in their last league game of the season on Sunday before travelling to Stockholm to face Ajax Amsterdam in the Europa League final on May 24. Whether Mourinho is able to keep the three time Player of the Year remains to be seen, but De Gea is believed to be happy at the club and is not prepared to push for a move to Real Madrid. Read More »

Real Madrid to meet Juventus in Champions League final


Ramos and Higuain were team-mates at the Bernabeu for six seasons, during which time they helped Real win three LaLiga titles, but they will be on opposing sides at the Millennium Stadium and the Spain global has assured no quarter will be given. Read More »