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LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan as Cleveland Cavaliers destroy the Boston Celtics

And honestly, does anyone see that changing anytime in the near future? The Boston Celtics showed this postseason that they have players who could fill in for Isaiah Thomas when the star point guard was injured. That was my mindset when I started playing the game. "Put me on the court and I'll find ways to be successful". That's a 72 percent winning clip if you blindly bet the Over in each of their postseason games. Read More »

LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

Coach Tyronn Lue said they've gotten tighter this season. "We knew we had confidence to be great", Lue said. He would have four championships, including beating a 73-win Warriors team and a possibly the greatest super team ever assembled if the Cavs were to come out on top this year. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Believes He Deserves A New Contract After FA Cup Win


Per Mertesacker says his key role in Arsenal's FA Cup final triumph was fuelled by the critics who claimed he was past his best. I love to build, I love to get people going and I love what I do. "The only thing I advise to young coaches, if you have tendency to paranoia, don't do this job". Arsenal will do everything they can to keep both players - but there are a host of others who could leave. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers get ready for rubber match with Golden State Warriors: Crowquill

Regardless, the seven-game series, starting June 1, will surely satisfy the competition and excitement National Basketball Association fans crave as the Cavs and the Warriors fight for another victory. Love is just 28. Gilbert hired Brown back for the 2013-14 season, but the injury-riddled James-less Cavs went just 33-49 before he fired Brown again that May. Read More »

Canada's opposition Conservatives pick new leader


Andrew Scheer earned the majority of the party vote with 51%, beating out runner-up Maxime Bernier, who tallied 49% in a close race. Members of the party have mailed in ballots, but the results won't be known until the complicated and ranked ballot voting process for the leadership is completed Saturday in Toronto. Read More »

Pakistan eager to start Champions Trophy with win against India: Sarfraz

A Billion Dreams - Will it inspire Indian cricket team at Champions Trophy? Kohli felt the IPL was not ideal preparation for the Champions Trophy but said it was different for different players. India are defending champions after beating England in the final in 2013. He knows that England have the firepower to push an opponent and score big at any point of the game. Read More »

Golf roundup: Kisner holds on at Colonial


Americans Stewart Cink (66) and Kevin Kisner (70) were three off the pace, while defending champion Jordan Spieth (68) and Masters champion Sergio Garcia (71) were five behind. Lee fired a six-under 64 and American Kisner shot his second straight 67 to move into a tie with Webb Simpson (66) and Scott Piercy (66) for a one-shot lead at six-under 134. Read More »

Reporter gets fired for 'racist' Indy 500 tweet


He apparently realized how the remarks likely would be received, as he quickly deleted the tweet, though not before other Twitter users were able to take screenshots. He said he has photos Schreiner carried of his family and girlfriend when he was killed. That tweet was also subsequently deleted and Frei later sent out a simple: 'I apologize '. Read More »

Kim captures THE PLAYERS title

Victory at TPC Sawgrass - regarded as golf's unofficial fifth major - won't exempt Kim but it does guarantee him five years on the US PGA Tour , as well as starts at the next three Masters, US Open and British Open. Louis Oosthuizen , of South Africa, looks down after his second shot of the fourth hole went in the water during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament Sunday, May 14, 2017 , in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla . Read More »

Isaiah Thomas Addresses Hip Injury After Celtics' Playoff Elimination

For Cleveland , the loss was a wake-up call on their march toward a possible third straight Finals and a seemingly inevitable rematch with Golden State. Even with all of the starters sitting out the fourth, the 130 points was the most ever scored by the Cavaliers in a playoff game. "I've twisted my ankle so many times that plays like that, you have two choices, either you can sit there and kind of wallow in the sorrow of you twisting your ankle or capture the moment", Irving said . Read More »

Wenger says his future will be decided this week


The post Arsene Wenger Believes He Deserves A New Contract After FA Cup Win appeared first on . "Anything can happen but I have always said I feel very, very loved by the fans here and every time I have played I have shown I can play at the top level in this team". Read More »

Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

But it's true that since the beginning of the season I am happy the way that I played . The 14-time Grand Slam champion produced a clinical display, limiting his mistakes to 18 unforced errors and advancing in less than two hours. The fourth seed will meet Estonia's Anett Kontaveit for a place in round three as Schiavone, who turns 37 in June, bid farewell to the tournament for possibly the final time. Read More »

Messi magic inspires Barca to retain Copa del Rey


The Luis Enrique era in Barcelona came to an end with the coach lifting one last trophy. Pique's decision to engage in academic study means he will miss the UEFA Champions League final between Serie A giants Juventus and Barca's bitter La Liga rivals Reals Madrid , per Daly. Read More »

Kevin Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs


When they do, he thrives. It won't show up on the stat sheet, but JR Smith will quietly outplay Klay Thompson . "He's doing a lot more movement, which makes it even tougher to guard after being one of the tougher scorers I've ever seen". James wept on the Warriors home court in Oakland, where he was named unanimous NBA Finals MVP. With the unblemished Warriors waiting, James opted to douse them in accolades rather than cast any barbs. Read More »

Cavaliers Aim To Closeout Series In Boston

LeBron James , who scored 35 points on Thursday night in Game 5 as the Cavaliers finished off the Celtics , expressed his admiration for Thomas after the two stars embraced on the court. I mean, the kid is special , and he basically was just waiting for an opportunity to be able to blossom, and I'm just happy and blessed that when I made a decision to come back that I was able to help him blossom, I guess, because he gets to play in games that he's always been built for. Read More »

Kerber's nightmare season hits new low with French Open pummelling

The German has been badly out of form in 2017, despite sitting at the top of the rankings, and the only surprise about her 6-2 6-2 loss to Ekaterina Makarova was the magnitude of it. Indeed the woman who arguably looked the favourite to cash in at Roland Garros had been Halep herself-a former finalist in Paris and on a brilliant clay run: the title in Madrid , the Rome final and the semis in Stuttgart . Read More »

Huddersfield land premier league ticket after 45-year wait


The Terriers are bidding for promotion to the top flight for the first time in 45 years - they have never appeared in the Premier League - but Warnock could not be drawn when asked to pick a Wembley victor. "Every player is different, but we've all played in big games before and this is one of the biggest", he said. "Everyone's quite calm within the team and there's experienced players there". Read More »

Top seed Angelique Kerber beaten by Ekaterina Makarova

She has not yet defeated a top 20 opponent this year, and while she has reached one final so far this season, she lost that one to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in Monterrey. "I did not know anything about him, so was trying to look around a little bit on the Internet", Karlovic said. The women's event is regarded as being wide open with Serena Williams , Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka al absent. Read More »

World number one Angelique Kerber beaten in French Open first round


Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation, who is ranked 40th, broke twice early on to go into a 6-2 lead. That picture offers the starkest of contrasts with a spectacular 2016 that also brought her major wins in the Australian and U.S. Kvitova, a French Open semi-finalist in 2012, will face Bethanie Mattek-Sands or Evgeniya Rodina in the next round. Kvitova was left fighting to save her career after the attack, admitting her hand was "still not 100%" while speaking to reporters at Roland ... Read More »

Marlins roll to 9-2 win; Angels' Trout injured

In a game marred by an injury to Angels star Mike Trout , Giancarlo Stanton and JT Riddle homered to lead the Miami Marlins to a 9-2 win over Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon at Marlins Park. Making matters worse, the Braves lost second baseman Brandon Phillips in the fifth inning due to a right knee. He leads the league in each of those categories as well as runs scored, walks, OPS+ and total bases. Read More »

Arsenal Beat Chelsea, Win Record 13th FA Cup


Despite concerns over his fitness having only featured for 37 minutes over the course of the entire campaign, Mertesacker was a man-of-the-match contender as Arsene Wenger's side secured a 2-1 win at Wembley. "I know I am in a public job". " Chelsea are a strong team, you've seen that over the season, so we knew it'd be tough". However, Chelsea weren't able to clinch the double in their FA Cup final against Arsenal on Saturday evening and the Italian wasn't happy with the result ... Read More »

No win but no regrets as Alonso returns to F1


In 2004, he collected his only F1 podium at the US Grand Prix for BAR at the Speedway and in 2012 nearly pulled off a shock Indy 500 win for AJ Foyt but crashed trying to pass Dario Franchitti on the final lap. "You know, somebody said that to me when we were down in victory lane". "As soon as I started turning, the vehicle started pushing". He struggled a bit on restarts - no surprise since it was his first rolling starts since racing go-karts in 1997 - but was otherwise one of the best ... Read More »

Kompany and Aguero to stay at City

Jose Holebas will set an outright Premier League record of 15 yellow cards in a season if he is booked on Sunday. PEP GUARDIOLA claims Manchester City will need "decades" to be able to compete at the same level as Real Madrid and Barcelona. Read More »