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LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front gate of James' home in the Brentwood neighbourhood Wednesday morning, said Capt. Patricia Sandoval , a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department . LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on prior to Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on May 25, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Read More »

Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for Finals

Game one of the Finals will take place at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Thursday . But we're up by 30-something, and I'm thinking, 'Hmm, I'd like to leave here if I could.' It's the weirdest thing. But he knows as well as anyone what James, averaging 32.5 points this postseason, can do. The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are like two boxers making their way to the ring. Read More »

Big Ten football releases kickoff times for four Penn State games

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Two other kick times were announced, as well. The Buckeyes' home game against Army, Sept. 16 will kick-off at 4:30 p.m. on FOX. Also at noon is Michigan's homecoming game against Rutgers on October 28. Networks for either game have yet to be determined. After Wednesday, five of Penn State's 12 contests in 2017 have kickoff times. Following that game, Pitt's rematch against Oklahoma State will start at Noon and will be shown locally on WTAE-TV and nationally on ESPN2. Read More »

Arsene Wenger agrees to stay at Arsenal

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Regardless of his decision, I think it was important for him to win this FA Cup . The victory ends a disappointing league season on a high for Arsene Wenger , who has now won the FA Cup a record seven times as Arsenal boss. I just want to do well for this club and, after that, it is down to the board members to decide if I am the right man to take this club further and for me to decide if I'm the right man, that is it. Read More »

Tiger Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

The Penguins are a great team and could easily put up some big numbers in game two while Nashville either wilts or comes back from a disappointing result in the opener. They also understand they can't afford to have their offense go dormant for almost two periods. Country music star Alan Jackson will play a concert prior to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final in Nashville on Saturday. Read More »

Improving San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard remains questionable for Saturday's Game 3

After Game 1 , Leonard said he was in extreme pain after re-injuring the ankle. While Leonard has a chance to play Saturday night, Parker is definitely done for the rest of the playoffs with a leg injury. Game 3 takes place at San Antonio on Saturday and Brown has already warned the Warriors to expect a response in Texas. Don't miss a thing. "You just want to continue to build good habits, sustain the level of play". Read More »

Meet your NBA Western Conference Champions: Golden State Warriors

Sure, the series will pit the Golden State Warriors against the Cleveland Cavaliers for a third straight season, but this year will be considerably different from the seven-game series claimed by Cleveland a year ago. Kerr, the gregarious coach, who once played as a guard for the Chicago Bulls , had time for a joke as he said, "I told the team the good news is the team is really healthy, but the bad news is the coaching staff is dropping like flies", when he told reporters ... Read More »

Ahead of marquee clash, Pakistan fan turns India supporter

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However, sooner than later the composite dialogue between the two countries has to resume and when that happens, there can be little doubt that resumption of cricketing ties must take primacy over other confidence-building measures. If Pakistan refuses to budge, it is learnt that now way will BCCI pay any compensation in this case. "The series will not be possible without approval from the government". Read More »

Ray throws first career shutout, Diamondbacks beat Pirates

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Ray (5-3) struck out 10, had no walks and threw 115 pitches. "The biggest thing for me is picking up the pace a little bit". He extended his scoreless innings streak to 24 2/3 innings, which goes back to the last time he faced the Pirates on May 14 in Phoenix. Read More »

NBA superstar LeBron James' home vandalised with racial slur

According to the secondary ticket sale and research site TicketIQ , the average "get-in" price-meaning the least expensive seat in the house-is for Golden State's home games is $423. Not a bad negotiating position for a guy approaching 80 years old! Over an average of 40.9 minutes in 13 postseason games, James averaged 32.5 points on 56.6 percent shooting, including a 42.1 percent efficiency from three-point range along with a 71.2 percent showing from the free-throw line . Read More »

Five things Celtics need to do to win Game 4

It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the National Basketball Association playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason. "They can not. We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes nearly an even series". It ain't over until it's over manifested literally when the Celtics, against enormous odds, defeated the Cavaliers 111-108 on a last-second three-pointer by guard Avery Bradley . Read More »

Durant not feeling pressure of NBA Finals expectations

The annual payroll that includes 11 first-round National Basketball Association picks - including two No. 1 picks - is just north of $128 million. The reigning NBA Coach of the Year is still not feeling well after a May 5 procedure at Duke University to fix a spinal fluid leak stemming from back surgery complications almost two years ago. Read More »

Team NZ show class on day two

If the victor of the qualifiers is Oracle or a challenger that advances to the match, that team will start the match with a one-point bonus. It's been documented that we've struggled with straight line speed in some of the practice races and that is something we are working really hard to rectify. Read More »

Rooney 'more or less' decides United future

We come without the happiness that we should bring with us because when you come for these big matches, you go happy, you go proud and we didn't. Manchester United star Paul Pogba insists he would be happy if Juventus won the Champions League , wishing his former club luck. Read More »

Kyrie helps Cavs rebound against Celtics

Golden State Warriors will be waiting to compete against one of these two teams in the NBA Finals . Although the Celtics have been more competitive in the last two games without Isaiah Thomas , it's worth noting that Thomas is an insanely great fourth-quarter scorer . Read More »

Makarova scores historic Kerber upset at Roland Garros

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Petra Kvitova took a big step toward getting her life back Sunday, winning her first-round match in the French Open . Everyone who helped me through the hard time. "And I won already before so U'm happy for that". Kuznetsova, the 2009 French Open victor, will face the victor of the first-round match between Italy's Camila Giorgi and home favourite Oceane Dodin. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Cavaliers pulling away from Celtics in Game 5

LeBron James finished with 35 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists in the Cavaliers' rout of the Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday (Friday, Manila time ). LeBron joined the fray in the second half where Cleveland outscored Boston, 65-42. The Cavaliers had zero interest in prolonging what's seemed to be inevitable since Game 1 here, if not since Game 1 of the regular season. Read More »

Champions League Montero recalls Zidane's last Juve-Real final

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A whole generation of fans didn't see his team winning the Champions League . "We work hard and that's the spirit of this team". Juve could be without Gareth Bale , who declared he is not 100% fit. Ultimately, its Real Madrid and particularly Ronaldo who are attracting all the money his price is sure to shorten come Saturday. "The most important thing is to see the players on top form". Read More »

Horschel handles Four Seasons, Day

Horschel's birdie on the 16th helped him to a one-under-par 69, setting up the play-off with the 29 Australian as both men parred the final two holes to end up on 12-under-par. I feel like my game is in the spot it needs to be to win again. Everything is coming along nicely. "I only had one top 10 up until this point", said Day. Read More »

Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

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Washington led 2-0 with two outs in the eighth inning and none on when Strickland drilled Harper on the first pitch - a 98 miles per hour fastball. Yet the all-star catcher is getting ripped from all sides for not getting out from behind the plate quick enough to come to the defense of Hunter Strickland , who intentionally hit Bryce Harper in the hip with a 98 miles per hour fastball Monday afternoon. Read More »

Kohli and compatriots attend ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opening dinner

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New Zealand lost to India in a rain-curtailed match by 45 runs. Among the batsmen, Karthik made a strong case for a middle-order slot with a stylish 94 off 77 balls. Lynn's global career has been limited to just one ODI and five T20 matches and rain at Edgbaston on Monday denied him the chance to cement his place in a warm-up against Pakistan . Read More »

USA test-fires interceptor at intercontinental ballistic missile

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Program officials will continue studying the results to fine-tune the complex anti-ballistic missile system known as the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, the statement said. The test came a day after North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency claimed Kim Jong Un was overseeing weapons tests - and quoted the supreme leader saying he'd build "a bigger gift package to the Yankees". Read More »

Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

While the Penguins were looking to bounce back, the Predators were trying to keep their head held high after a game where they should have walked away with a win. "I put it in a cooler and soaked it in body spray, cologne, so you wouldn't be able to smell it", he said. "You look up the whole second period, you don't get a shot". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Unveil New Logos For Next Season

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As for DirecTV, the whole series will be covered through NBA TV's global feed, available for NBA League Pass subscribers. "I felt like when I got here, I could fill in some gaps, fill in some holes just in the way these guys approach the game and the level of seriousness it takes every single day ", West said. Read More »

Far from her best, Kvitova shows she still has it in Paris

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She underwent over three hours of surgery to fix tendons and nerves in her fingers and was told not to put weight on her left hand for three months. I have to find myself again and try to forget the clay season as soon as possible, and reset for the grass season again. Kvitova was making her first appearance of 2017 on Sunday, after sustaining career-threatening injuries to her left hand when she was stabbed by an intruder in her apartment last December. Read More »