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Cleveland Cavaliers enter Game 3 to Monstars theme

Stevens said Thomas pleaded with team doctors to let him back on the court despite the Celtics being down by 40 points in the third quarter. Even though the Cavs played with a lead most of the quarter, Boston seemed to be doing enough to keep the game within arm's reach. Read More »

West Ham's André Ayew spoils Burnley's end-of-season party


Ayew's father made his son's position clear in an interview with Le Parisien last week, talking up a return to Marseille for the West Ham player. Slaven Bilic has targeted a top-six finish for West Ham next season as he bids to end the current campaign on a positive note. Read More »

Classy Paul Pogba inspires Man Utd win over Crystal Palace


Harrop scored the opening goal in a 2-0 victory, before Paul Pogba added a second. Angel Gomes , 16, became United's youngest debutant in more than half a century after making his bow in the game and born on August 31, 2000, he is also the first player to play in the Premier League born this millennium. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix

Moments after Bottas saw his hopes of adding to a maiden win in the previous round go up in smoke, Hamilton closed in on Vettel on his faster tires and never looked back after blowing by on lap 43. "I was doing all I could to stay in front, but then he just flew down the straight". So I admire their concentration and how they are so awesome and stay at the limit. Read More »

Connection with Hull fans won't decide Silva's future

Kane now leads the race for the golden boot this campaign with 26 goals in 29 games. Tottenham Hotspur's Golden Boot victor Harry Kane had not even finished this season's work when he set his next target - reaching 100 league goals by the end of next season. Read More »

MS native Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins first NASCAR Cup race

He started from pole position but dropped as far back as 20th early on, in order to clear debris from the radiator of his No.17 Ford, before steadily making up ground. The three drivers are listed with 9/1 odds to win this weekend. Joey Logano , Paul Menard, Kevin Harvick, Austin Dillon, Martin Truex Jr., Matt DiBenedetto, Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, Danica Patrick, David Ragan, Trevor Bayne, Michael McDowell, Erik Jones , Cole Whitt and Brendan Gaughan were all involved in the wreck to some ... Read More »

ATP MADRID: Rafa Nadal sets up a clash with Novak Djokovic

It's good that I came through". "But it's something that is getting better day after day". Wednesday's match was his first since splitting with longtime coach Marian Vajda . Their most competitive encounter to date was their semifinal, a war of attrition match in Rome, which Djokovic managed to win, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5), and ultimately, had nothing in the tank in the final against Murray. Read More »

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Brian McKeon explained the decision in the press release in terms of avoiding "more significant long-term damage to his hip". The team stated that Thomas originally injured the hip back on March 15 against Minnesota, causing him to miss two games, and that the injury was re-aggravated during Game 6 against Washington. Read More »

Pirates edge Phillies 1-0 in rain after Freese HBP


He struck out three and did not walk a batter. Nova got 14 of 22 outs on ground balls and went to a three-ball count on just two of the 30 batters he faced. Watson earned his 10th save in 11 tries. Cesar Hernandez , Freddy Galvis and Velasquez each had two hits for the Phillies and Altherr had two RBIs. Read More »

Murray to start Game 4 for Penguins

Croby and his mates are down 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals heading into Friday's Game 4 against the Ottawa Senators. Ottawa's injury situation looks brighter. While coach Guy Boucher lamented his team's "puck fumbling" that prevented any sort of rhythm on an ineffective power play, he also knows what he's up against. Read More »

Canelo Embarrasses Chavez, Fight with Golovkin Set for September 16


A match between Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) will elevate boxing to must-watch status - lacking on the US sports landscape since Floyd Mayweather Jr. De La Hoya said he expects Alvarez-Golovkin to be the best-selling pay-per-view since Mayweather-Pacquiao. This is a fight that should've happened after Canelo beat Miguel Cotto, but as they say, better late than never. Read More »

Monaco eager to extend Mbappe's contract amid Madrid links


Crucially they may sell him next summer, but after the World Cup. He told Telefoot: "My future?" "With the Vice President (Vadim Vasilyev) we agreed to aim for the title and we put everything aside because my aim was to win this title with the club that formed me". Read More »

Records tumble as Cavs hand Celtics a hiding

Cleveland cruised to a 72-31 halftime lead and a historic 130-86 victory, the most points a Cavaliers team has ever scored in the playoffs. James dished out seven assists and added four rebounds, four steals and three blocked shots, while Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Kyrie Irving 23 points. Read More »

Celts Star Isaiah Thomas Out For The Playoffs

James scored 38 points, grabbed nine rebounds and made seven assists against the Celtics in game one, giving him 35 or more in five consecutive games and at least 30 in seven as he raises his game the nearer he gets to reaching a seventh consecutive NBA Finals. Read More »

Pens D-man Daley out of Game 6 with injury


The Capitals scored in every period, and three times in the third, to beat Pittsburgh 5-2 and force a Game 7 in Washington on Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. "It doesn't matter, leaders or not leaders, top six, bottom six", said Evgeny Kuznetsov , who scored the Game 5 victor. We know how we play. "Now we have to focus on the second game, not think about the Game 7". Read More »

Trump might quit saying 'radical Islamic terrorism'

Noting that the region was facing "a humanitarian and security disaster ", Trump claimed that the U.S. vision was "one of peace, security, prosperity in Middle East region and throughout the world". The Trump administration's deal includes tanks, helicopters, combat ships, Patriot and THAAD missiles, radar and communications, and cybersecurity technology. Read More »

Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

The center will be chaired by the United States and Saudi Arabia. But to understand the significance of President Donald Trump's visit to Riyadh and his much-anticipated speech on Islam, you must also understand a bit more about the center of Saudi power. Read More »

Riyadh hosted Arab Islamic American Summit President Ilham Aliyev attended the event

President Donald Trump on Sunday looked to make clear that the United States is not at war with Islam in a major speech here on Sunday, instead defining the battle against terrorist groups as a "battle between good and evil". Among the issues she's advocated to her father: More generous child care and family leave policies, which she said would be included in the budget that Trump will propose to Congress this week. Read More »

No Trump-Nawaz meeting scheduled in KSA: US embassy

Saudi Arabia denies providing any support for the 19 hijackers - most of whom were Saudi citizens - who killed almost 3,000 people in 2001. The speech comes at the end of a two-day visit to the Saudi capital of Riyadh , where the U.S. Trump caught a glimpse of the concert with First Lady Melania Trump when, in a golf cart, they rolled past a screen broadcasting it live Saturday evening (May 20) before having dinner with Saudi King Salman. Read More »

Melania Trump visits a women's business center, school in Saudi Arabia

US and Saudi Arabian companies signed business deals worth tens of billions of dollars on Saturday during a visit by US President Donald Trump, as Riyadh seeks help to develop its economy beyond oil. He announced a deal with Gulf countries to crackdown on the funding of extremists. "Not only is he (Trump) failing to acknowledge human rights, but he praised Saudi Arabia for its strong action in Yemen", said Kristine Beckerle, a Saudi Arabia researcher for Human Rights Watch. Read More »

US And Saudi Arabia Share "Common Bond" In Fight Against Extremism

At a campaign event last February, Mr Trump himself suggested to supporters that the kingdom may be behind the attacks. "This landmark agreement includes the announcement of a $110 billion Saudi-funded defence purchase". Bush, "a policy which goes back to. pushing Iran back in the Middle East", Sadjadpour said. The anti-Iran rhetoric is welcome to the Saudi royalty. Read More »

President Trump delivers Middle East speech

Though during the campaign Trump repeatedly stressed the need to say the words "radical Islamic terrorism", that phrase is not included in the draft. "If you choose the path of terror, your life will be empty, your life will be brief, and your soul will be condemned". Read More »

Isaiah Thomas out for rest of playoffs

Boston trails the Cavaliers 0-2 in the best-of-seven series. LeBron James continued his fine form as the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers romped to a 130-86 defeat of the Boston Celtics and took a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »