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LeBron, Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss in Game 3 to Celtics

On watching Bradley's three-pointer bouncing on the rim: "Thank God it's bouncing on the rim because that's taking time". Horford had been 0-14 in his playoff career against teams featuring LeBron James , including 0-12 during his days with the Atlanta Hawks. Read More »

'I don't remember having a race like this'

I was just guessing on the braking but there was no room for him. "What I love about the race with Sebastian is. The strategy was on point with the pit stops", Hamilton told his team via radio after crossing the finish line. Ferrari responded by pitting Vettel for the final time a lap later and as he came out Hamilton was pounding down the pit straight. Bottas was also involved in the first lap crash at Turn One that eliminated both compatriot Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari and Dutch ... Read More »

Europa league success crucial for Mourinho's reputation

The United boss made seven changes to his side for the final Premier League game of the season against Crystal Palace with Joel Pereira, Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay and Josh Harrop all making their full senior debuts for the club in a 2-0 win. Read More »

Man United legend van der Sar 'taught me a lot': Onana

While Harrop has been developing in United's under-23 team, Martial has played 164 games of professional football at club level, as well as 15 games for his country. Now United's star turn, and Jose Mourinho's biggest hope of success, Marcus Rashford has come a long way since being thrown in at the deep end by Van Gaal less than an hour before United's Europa League round of 32 clash with FC Midtjylland at Old Trafford in February 2016. Read More »

Plenty of teaching moments for Ducks after Game 1

The Ducks regrouped and from that point on, the Oilers managed only 11 shots. The Ducks almost got the win in game one and played a pretty substandard game so any improvement should inch them closer to a win here and I think they get it done. Read More »

Klopp reveals Champions League mission statement


Missing out on the top four is a huge deal for the Gunners. The North London side rounded off their successful campaign with a 7-1 hammering of already-relegated Hull City , and it was star man Harry Kane who stole the show again. "With Tottenham, to me, it looks like there is a long-termism there, they're building something that looks pretty good". So I don't understand why [there is] the question [about] that commitment. Read More »

Champions Chelsea give perfect send-off to John Terry

Goals from Georginio Wijnaldum, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana meant that Jurgen Klopp - in his second season in charge - guided the Reds into the top four for just the second time in the last seven seasons. "If we have more than Arsenal then we'll have the possibility to win". Triumphant Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has lauded his players for their sending off of outgoing captain John Terry on Sunday. Read More »

Win in Rome lets Sharapova try to qualify for Wimbledon


That was reduced to 15 months on appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) and she made her return to competitive action in April as a wild-card entry at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. Organisers awarded the 30-year-old five-time Grand Slam victor a wildcard for the tournament in the Italian capital, following in the footsteps of the Porsche Open and the Madrid Open. Read More »

Roma beat weakened Juventus to keep Serie A title fight alive


What do you think of the protest? "We have some ideas, which I will not reveal, but the disadvantage of our place in the table is actually an advantage, because it gives us time to build and get our situation together". It would be a huge shock if Conte opted to abandon Chelsea after just one season in charge of the club. Inter owners Suning Group has made one important appointment this week: hiring Walter Sabatini as technical director across Inter and Chinese club Jiangsu Suning. Read More »

Celtics rally to beat Cavaliers


Halfway through the third quarter the Cavs had a 21-point lead: 77-56. Marcus Smart, who drew the start in place of Thomas, had one of the best games of his career, finishing with 27 points and making 7 of 10 3-pointers. "What I mean by chip away is not try to get back into the game with one shot". "He's the heart and soul, and he gives us so much and he's given us so much all year and I know for him not to be able to play it's because of something that's not good". Read More »

Arsenal miss out on Champions League spot as Liverpool, Man City qualify


And Klopp has outlined his mission statement in attempts to restore continental nights to Anfield on a regular basis from next season. Milner has been used as a stand-in left-back under Klopp in a season which saw Liverpool appear title challengers before the turn of the calendar year, only for disappointing results against some of the league's lower-standing teams cause them to tail off. Read More »

Sale ties record with eighth straight 10-K game


Rodriguez has lasted exactly six innings in each of his last five outings while posting a 2.40 ERA. He struck out eight, walked one and had his sixth straight quality start, needing just 98 pitches. Oakland Athletics' Chad Pinder celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, May 20, 2017 . Read More »

Ford taps former office furniture executive to be new CEO

James Farley, president of Ford's Europe, Middle East and Africa business, will take on a larger role as executive VP and president for global markets, which includes oversight of global marketing sales and service as well as responsibility over the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. Read More »

Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108

The Celtics seemed like they were well on their way to being eliminated via a four-game sweep on Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. "I had a tough game, period", he said. James posted a pedestrian stat line of 11 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. "I'm kind of glad it happened the way it did", James said. If it's going to happen, let it happen now. Read More »

Real Madrid in Champions League final despite defeat


Atletico Madrid, ahead through Saul Niguez's header on 12 minutes doubled the lead with Antoine Griezmann's penalty just four minutes later. "We have to understand that the moment we are going through is just a base for the future, it's not the limit", Atletico striker Fernando Torres said. Read More »

Hawks' All-Star Millsap opts out of contract


Even though there's some differing language, both story lines revolve around forward Paul Millsap opting out of his contract. Since then, the Hawks have made it quite clear that the four-time All-Star is a priority. Millsap can join a new team beginning July 6 when the moratorium period ends. Millsap averaged 24.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in the Hawks' first-round series loss to the Washington Wizards. Read More »

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks in 6 games


Nashville advanced despite a depleted roster in Game 6, overcoming physical shortcomings with the relentless nature that drove it past the Chicago Blackhawks in the opening round and the St. But this has been the best postseason ever for Rinne, a three-time Vezina Trophy finalist, a stretch ranking among the NHL's best. That didn't even include the throngs packing the plaza outside the arena's front doors and the park across the street. Read More »

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


The Spaniard will meet seventh seed Kei Nishikori who subdued the challenge of Diego Schwartzman 1-6, 6-0, 6-4. Halep faces Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in Friday's semi-finals after the world number 22 saw off Kiki Bertens 6-3, 6-3. He was broken three consecutive times in the first set, and once in the second to give Coric a 5-3 lead that he converted to close out the match . Read More »

Djokovic's Amazon TV Show Gets More Interesting with Agassi as Coach


This garment's unique fabric, the cotton petit piqué, allowed the 1930s tennis players greater freedom of movement. Although fans will have to wait until later this month to get their hands on Djokovic's first line with Lacoste - which is expected to include polo shirts and shorts - several of the items worn and used on-court by the 12-time singles Grand Slam victor can be purchased now. Read More »

Rams All-Pro Donald skips opening OTAs during contract talks


Those contracts could shape the framework of a potential new deal for Donald. But Snead said the Rams won't pursue extension talks with Johnson until after OTAs wrap up. McVay wouldn't say whether he expects Donald to miss more offseason workouts. The Rams will kick off their organized team activities this week with a couple of new players on the roster. Read More »

Horschel defeats Day in playoff at Byron Nelson

As for replaying those so-close putts in his mind, or thinking about having the 54-hole lead, the two-time PGA Tour victor had other plans after finishing his round. After making sure the woman was OK, he hit an approach that settled pin-high on the green, but a 9-foot birdie chance curled by the hole. But Day, who recorded just his second top 10 worldwide since August, was pleased with his performance. Read More »

Cuadrado joins Juventus permanently after 2 loan spells


With three years also remaining on Cuadrado's Chelsea contract, the loan basically amounted to a lease with 0% interest, with Juventus set to pay €5m annually (plus annual add-ons of up to €4m based on performance targets). "The consideration under the agreements is €20m payable in three annual instalments starting from the next financial year 2017/2018". Cuadrado couldn't settle in West London however, playing just 15 times and failing to find the back of the net once. Read More »

Manu Ginobili on Spurs in Game 2: "We felt sorry for ourselves".

Game three is in San Antonio on Saturday. "He can't be timid". The second quarter was nearly a repeat of the first. He can't do it. "Everything else, you just work on what you want to work on". They each took a different road to get here. "And besides, if it wasn't bad enough, we lost our best player". Asked if he thought he would be ready to play in Game 3 , Leonard said: "Just day to day, really, see how it feels tomorrow". Read More »