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Alonso disappointed as Indy 500 dream ends with DNF

Sato passed three-time victor Helio Castroneves in the waning laps and held on to win, laying the ghost of a heartbreak at "The Brickyard" in 2012. "Thanks to INDYCAR , an fantastic experience", the 35-year-old Spaniard added. The race was slowed by 11 cautions periods for a total of 50 laps. The race was red-flagged for half an hour while the track was cleared up. Read More »

Windsor beats Erie 4-3 to win Memorial Cup


The Windsor Spitfires are Memorial Cup champions for the third time in franchise history - led by a former Kitchener Ranger. "Different perspective, more enjoyment, obviously", DiPietro said in between hugs with family and friends who met him on the ice post-game. Read More »

After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Keeping up with Ed Jones was a pretty tough task at the Indianapolis 500. Good thing Michael Andretti doesn't listen to the critics. He returned to the track on Sunday, just over a week after fracturing his pelvis, hip and ribs in his own horrific crash. "It was definitely a bit of a rough ride". Read More »

Stampede at stadium kills 4 fans, unborn fetus in Honduras


Four people have died and around 25 left injured following a stampede at a match between Motagua and Honduras Progreso in Honduran capital Tegucigalpa. The incident occurred, police say, when a group of fans tried to enter one section of the stadium in a violent manner. There was a police presence around 600-strong, and they reacted by using water cannons and tear gas in an effort to restore order. Read More »

Gonzalez perfect through six in Sox win


The Tigers offense didn't do much to back him, though that was a almost impossible task on this day. Farmer dismantled the Chicago White Sox , tossing 6.1 innings of shutout baseball. Alex Avila and Miguel Cabrera followed up with singles of their own, and Detroit was finally on the board with Romine scoring. Flawless through six innings, the White Sox starter tossed a gem only allowing three runs in 7.2 innings as home runs by Melky Cabrera, Todd Frazier , Matt Davidson, and the ... Read More »

Manchester attacks: MI5 probes bomber 'warnings'


Residents on Selworthy Road claimed that an explosion happened as the raid began - but police have not commented on whether a controlled explosion was used to gain entrance to the property. She went on to defend the work of the security services, amid reports that warnings about Abedi were not followed up. "The intelligence services are still collecting information about him but I wouldn't rush to conclusions, as you seem to be, that they have somehow missed something", Rudd said. Read More »

LeBron James' Post-Game Press Conference Filled With Selfies, Laughable Moments

James, who was joined on the podium by teammates, pointed out that it is a special moment for Deron Williams and Kyle Korver, two veterans heading for their first Finals. Both of their roads all led to one thing-a clash of the NBA's elite teams. It's that time of the year where we want to see the best players showcasing their skills in the last series of the National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Langer leads halfway through Senior PGA on Trump course

Langer stayed close to Singh despite an off day by his standards. He two-putted for birdie on the par-5 18th, his only birdie on the back nine, to remain within one shot of Singh. He glared into the gallery after making his swing, then chipped onto the green and missed his putt to save par while Langer drained his 10-footer to reclaim a one-stroke margin. Read More »

Kvitova makes emotional winning comeback at French Open

Kvitova was playing her first match since suffering career-threatening injuries when she was stabbed by an intruder in her home in the Czech Republic. "So, yes, a few tears for after the match point". "I'm really happy for her and I'm glad to see all of the players giving her a warm welcome back because she deserves it and she's such a great champion and a truly wonderful person off the court that she deserves that and more", said Rio Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig. Read More »

Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors


Golden State opened as a 7-point home favorite versus Cleveland for Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night. "I've played against four Hall of Famers as well , too, with Manu (Ginobili ), Kawhi (Leonard), Tony (Parker ) and Timmy D (Tim Duncan) on the same team", said James, occasionally sniffling as he continues to fight a cold. Read More »

Barcelona set to name Valverde as new head coach


Luis Enrique is Barca's third most decorated coach of all time with nine trophies behind Johan Cruyff (11) and Pep Guardiola (14), who also ended his time in charge by lifting the King's Cup . "He has been a successful manager". "To be the number one, you don't just have to be top in all the technical aspects of the game, but you have to be very strong physically". Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hails Per Mertesacker after FA Cup final

Wenger said the victory was even more fulfilling "because nobody gave us a chance and we responded I think with attitude and class and we've seen that today". Somehow, though, Diego Costa managed to equalize in the 76th, bringing down Willian's lofted ball on his chest and striking past David Ospina . Chelsea had messed up in their attempt to counter from an Arsenal move, giving possession back to their London rivals. Read More »

LeBron James overtakes Michael Jordan as Cavaliers reach NBA finals again

James needed more games to rack up his 5,995 career playoff points, 212 to Jordan's 179. When pressed, however, he acknowledged Jordan's massive influence and the significance of the milestone. James said he embraced Isaiah Thomas , who sat out the last three games of the series after playing the first two with a hip injury , later paying tribute to Boston's little big man. Read More »

Irving steps up to carry Cavs

The Celtics definitely have been more competitive since Thomas' injury, winning Game 3 and keeping it close for the majority of Game 4. "I've been very blessed the last few years to be a part of this league and play on the big stage", said Cleveland star LeBron James , who has now reached the Finals for the eighth time - including each of the last seven years. Read More »

NBA Finals: Position-By-Position Breakdown Of Cavs-Warriors

It will mark the seventh straight trip to the finals for James, who also added eight rebounds, eight assists, and three steals. "This is one that I can really put in the memory bank and be proud of up until this point, because I finally got to play the majority of the games in the regular season and be challenged every single night", said Irving. Read More »

Barca Win Record 29th Copa del Rey as Luis Enrique Bows out


Having already said his goodbyes to the club and fans, Barcelona will name a replacement on Monday. Barcelona certainly owe their enormous success in recent years to the managerial nous of Luis Enrique . Luis Enrique has claimed that not only will he be taking a year out after leaving Barcelona , following their Copa win , but he could even consider working in another sport in the future. Read More »

Wait is over: Time for Cavs-Warriors

They are defending champions and decided underdogs. The Boston Celtics , down 3-1 in the best of seven NBA Eastern Conference Finals, face elimination in Game 5 against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at TD Garden in Boston , Mass., on Thursday, May 25. Read More »

Conte clear-headed for close season after Chelsea´s Wembley woe

Arsene Wenger - whose future at the club remains uncertain - saw his side go ahead through Alexis Sanchez's controversial goal in the 4 minute. "I think we had an outstanding performance from the first minute onwards", Wenger said after Arsenal's record 13th success in the competition. Read More »

Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship

Noren had to come from seven shots off the pace in the final round but eight birdies and an eagle helped him along. The day belonged to Noren, whose 62 was the lowest round on any layout of Wentworth's West Course, and also equal to the lowest round of his career. Read More »

Kevin Love Responds to Draymond Green Saying He Wants to 'Annihilate' Cavs

James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers clinched their spot in the Finals with a 135-102 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden. The Cavs 57-21 regular season doesn't show it, but his current team offer LeBron James his best supporting cast throughout his 12-year National Basketball Association career. Read More »

How the Boston Celtics can survive Game 5

Both the Cavaliers and Warriors have upgraded their rosters from a year ago, when they went seven games in an epic series that spawned the first comeback from a 3-1 deficit in Finals history and resulted in Cleveland winning its first pro sports championship since 1964. Read More »