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Kevin Love Thinks Cavaliers' Underdog Label in NBA Finals Is Funny

Chicago tried to build around Derrick Rose, and never got past the Eastern Conference Finals - and he was a 6-foot-3 MVP victor. Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. Read More »

Sunday's roundup: Horschel edges Day in Nelson playoff

Holding on: Jason Day has played his way into contention through the back end of Byron Nelson with a number of sensational shots. A two-putt birdie from Horschel pulled him alongside Day with two holes to play, before the pair exchanged pars over the closing holes to take the contest to a second play-off in as many years. Read More »

Ferrari clearly favouring Vettel, says Hamilton

Amidst the wide speculation that Ferrari had a strategy to get their leading driver into the lead, the team denied that wasn't the case. Hamilton had struggled to get his tyres into the correct operating window temperature all weekend and failed to reach the final qualifying session as a result. Read More »

Monaco Grand Prix 2017: Sebastian Vettel WINS after pipping team-mate Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen , the Finnish team mate who had led from pole for almost half the race, stared straight ahead and set about glugging the champagne as soon as he could. I knew the pace was right, my engineer was encouraging me on the radio saying: "Pace is really good". Indeed, after just six races Hamilton trails Sebastian Vettel by 25 points following the Ferrari driver's victory here. Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge in Florida

In an update Friday on his website, Woods said last month's surgery to fuse disks in his lower back provided instant relief and he hasn't "felt this good in years". The former world No 1 has struggled to find form in recent years. It is not fully certain as to why Woods was out driving at this point in the day. Read More »

Sailing: Ainslie loses to France in setback to America's Cup hopes

Sweden were pushing hard on the first beat to windward, a bad tack from the kiwis proving costly and allowing Artemis to cross just behind the kiwis. "For us our first goal was to get through the qualifying series and, bar one defeat, it has gone as good as it could have done so far". Five challenging teams; Land Rover BAR, Artemis Racing, SoftBank Team Japan, Groupama Team France and Emirates Team New Zealand, had their chance to enhance their positions on the leaderboard. Read More »

Ausilio confirms Manchester United interest in Perisic

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Balde registered 16 goals and three assists in 31 Serie A appearances during the season, showing just how huge of a force he can be in front of goal. In March, Mourinho had flown to Zagreb to see Perisic play for his country and to oversee the deal. Meanwhile, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is eager to bolster his options in attack in order to build on the successful Premier League winning campaign of 2016/17. Read More »

Will Wenger start the new season with a clean slate from fans?

It salvaged some pride for the beleaguered Wenger who has been on the brink of getting the boot after failing to secure a Champions League spot. "We started to play better in the second half and the red card was decisive", he said. "Overall, I just want to do well for this club and apart from that it's down to the board members to decide whether I'm the right man to take this club further". Read More »

Dillon earns first win at Coca-Cola 600

Its also the track where he ran his first NASCAR Cup Series race — and won the 2000 All-Star race as a rookie. "Jimmie has come by the auto a couple of times in practice already looking at notes and printing out our driver traces and trying to figure out whatever we can do to help me", Earnhardt said. Read More »

French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

Kvitova, who needed surgery on her left hand after a home-invasion attack last December, fired nine aces. The German will be happy to leave Roland Garros behind, and hope to rediscover a game in which several cylinders are misfiring in time for Wimbledon , where she finished runner-up a year ago. Read More »

Zidane picks strong side for Celta Vigo showdown

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Real Madrid didn't feel the pressure and they thrashed (1-4) Celta Vigo in the postponed game of La Liga . To beat them we must play very well and perform like we did in the cup win over them. His first goal, number 367 in league competition, made him the all-time leading scorer across all five major European Leagues . Celta's lone goal was scored by John Guidetti with a shot from outside the area in the 69th, just a minute before Karim Benzema restored Madrid's two-goal lead ... Read More »

Tiger Woods arrested for driving under the influence

No other details were immediately available. There was once a time when Tiger Woods could do no wrong, as he dominated the PGA Tour while owning a seemingly squeaky-clean reputation. "There's a long way to go, but as I said, words can not convey how good it feels to be pain-free". The 14 major tournament championships he won before the age of 32 are second only to Jack Nicklaus. Read More »

England vs South Africa, third ODI

After the series, England's first Champions Trophy match will be against Bangladesh at the Oval on 1 June (Thursday). Stokes starred with the bat as he hit his second one-day global century as England took an unassailable 2-0 series lead over South Africa on Saturday, but it is bowling that is the problem. Read More »

Tiger Woods Arrested in Florida on DUI Charges

Woods was taken into custody at 3 a.m.in Jupiter, Florida , according to WPTV . He has not won a major tournament since June 2008. Woods recently posted an update about his health on his official website , saying that he hasn't "felt this good in years". Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza ease into French Open 2nd round (Second Lead)

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Both before the match and in courtside comments following his win, Nadal described Paire as a risky opponent, and the Frenchman played with more freedom in a closer second set as the Spaniard lost his edge. "So that's all", said Djokovic, whose 29 unforced errors were one more than Granollers" total. "After that I made the break straight and then finished a close set, then it was a little bit less hard", he added. Read More »

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James power Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

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Before the game was over, James had broken the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list - racking up a career postseason total of 5,995 points and bumping His Airness Michael Jordan down to No. The point guard finished with 42 points on 15-22 shooting, while James turned in 34 points to go with six assists and five rebounds. "I mean, the kid is special, and he basically was just waiting for an opportunity to be able to blossom", James said. Read More »

Police in Florida say golf great Tiger Woods arrested for DUI

Although a Florida trooper suspected Woods was driving under the influence of alcohol , Woods' blood was not tested and he did not receive a DUI charge. The legendary golfer won 14 majors prior to the 2009 incident and appeared to be well on his way to catching up to golfing icon Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 major titles. Read More »

Mumbai pip Pune in thriller to win third IPL title

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In a match that went right down to the last ball, Mumbai registered a one-run victory in front of packed stands at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium . He got out cheaply for 10 runs and the team score by then was 98. His departure seemed to put the pressure on the Pune batsmen. They added just 29 runs in the next five overs thanks to expert bowling from Lasith Malinga and Bumrah, who had former India captain MS Dhoni caught behind for 10. Read More »

Kevin Love responds to Draymond Green's comments

While Cavaliers star LeBron James is going for his fourth ring, Durant will be trying to win his first. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Love said . James said at a summer basketball camp past year that he found motivation in "this ghost I'm chasing - the ghost played in Chicago". And while there have been small tugs at the fabric of that partnership over the past few months - most notably after the ... Read More »

Chelsea's Victor Moses got married day after FA Cup final red card

Wenger's men claimed the trophy for the third time in four seasons with a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley on Saturday. Wenger turned our form back around with a formation change, opting to follow Chelsea and Tottenham in using a 3-4-2-1 system, and we ended the season with the best form in the country, while winning the FA Cup final against the Premier League winners. Read More »

Muguruza's match stopped at French Open

He'll no doubt be exchanging high fives - at the least - with Agassi if he repeats at Roland Garros and becomes the first man in the Open Era to win each of the majors twice. "Schiavone can be a very tricky player", Muguruza said. "He's waiting for me for a serious talk", joked the 30-year-old after seeing off Granollers for the fourth time. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann to Manchester United: Jose Mourinho speaks out about summer swoop

And now it's for him to work because he will have holidays in August, and in August I am working. "I am going to land in Manchester, I am going to get a vehicle to London, then to Portugal". "Tonight was more important than sport", ex-United player Beckham said. "It means a lot as it is my first European trophy with United and after what happened yesterday it is nice to bring a trophy back for Manchester", Mata told reporters. Read More »

James passes Jordan, Cavs return to Finals

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James scored 35 points, passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list along the way, and Kyrie Irving had 24 for Cleveland . Celtics coach Brad Stevens said though he's disappointed with how the season ended, he's encouraged that no one in Boston's locker room is satisfied just making it to the conference finals. Read More »