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LeBron James Kicked Andre Iguodala in the Groin During Game 3

Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals featured a whole lot of confusion - and an absolute mess - thanks to the officiating crew. Game 4 is on Friday in Cleveland . "Obviously you never know what's going to happen, but as it stands right now, they look pretty good, as far as the future". Their first-half output beat the previous mark of 79 points set in 1985 by the Boston Celtics . Read More »

KD's late heroics carry Warriors over Cavs


Cleveland set a pair of team records, including the most points scored in a half in the NBA Finals with 86, and the most points in a Finals quarter with 49 in the first. The NBA's best-of-seven championship was billed as the ultimate grudge match between the league's last two champions and some pundits felt it could go down as one of the most hotly contested series of all time . Read More »

Penguins one win from second straight Stanley Cup after thrashing Predators

Nashville's Rinne was pulled after only 20 minutes, meanwhile, in another shaky outing in Pittsburgh - one that saw him surrender three goals on only nine shots. "It's disappointing, for sure", Rinne said. Conor Sheary may have big game performer written in his bio from now on. "We were really jumping and playing our game, playing fast". Read More »

Gorman: Sidney Crosby takes game to another level

Nashville Predators goalies Pekka Rinne , left, and Juuse Saros confer during a timeout in the second period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Read More »

Captain Virat Kohli Pleased with India's Winning Start


India have thrashed rivals Pakistan by 124 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method to go top of Group B in the Champions Trophy. Chasing a revised target of 289 runs in 41 overs, Pakistan were bundled out for 164 runs with Wahab Riaz not coming to bat because of an injury he sustained during India's innings. Read More »

Rain stops play: Pakistan won by 19 runs (D/L method)


Pakistan (squad): Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali , Imad Wasim , Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan , Shoaib Malik. Earlier, Pakistan bowling was on fire straight away as they removed in-form South African opener Hashim Amla early on in the innings. The South African Captain AB de Villiers has already ruled any pressure at all against Pakistan , saying they have done all the ... Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon rules out 'rash decisions' on indyref2 after major SNP losses


Indeed, within the United Kingdom the picture is odd because the CP did well in Scotland based on the astuteness of Ruth Davidson , the leader of the Scottish Conservative Party . In others, it allowed Labour to win the seat, even where their own vote only increased 1-2%. The SNP won just under 37% of the vote in the election, ending the night with 35 MPs - a result substantially down on the 50% of the vote they secured in 2015 which gave them 56 MPs. Read More »

Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax


Woods, 41, was found asleep at the wheel on May 29 and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He then blew 0.000 on a pair of Breathalyzer tests, dismissing the possibility of alcohol in his system. However, he did not mention Xanax. Woods told officers at a testing facility that he had taken several prescriptions, and the arrest affidavit listed four medications, but not Xanax. Read More »

Sharp-shooting Cavaliers keep hopes alive in NBA Finals

We understand that, but we just felt that we have gotten better each game. Ultimately the Warriors were undone by a slow start on Friday as the Cavaliers, playing with their backs up against the wall, turned in their most physical and complete game of the NBA's championship series. Read More »

Cavs still in control of Game 4 in 3rd quarter


The Cavaliers scored 49 points in the first quarter alone, the most in a quarter in NBA Finals history. James added 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his ninth career NBA Finals triple double. In any event, the Cavs are still breathing, and it's now the Warriors who may be feeling the pressure after blowing a 3-1 lead last June. However, a technical assessed to him in the first half was actually called on Warriors coach Steve Kerr, leading to the confusion. Read More »

Nashville's Pekka Rinne benched after allowing three goals in first

Country music fan Darlene Dye, who planned her trip from Dayton, Ohio, months before the Predators' playoff run, said she's enjoyed seeing the team embraced by country stars. Pittsburgh C Nick Bonino missed his third straight game. The barrage continued as Kessel finally broke his scoring drought in the Final with a goal at the 8:02 mark of the period, assisted by Olli Maata and Crosby once again. Read More »

Harry Kane handed England captaincy for Scotland clash


Gareth Southgate's men already have a sizeable majority in Group F, leading Slovakia by four points, and fourth placed Scotland by six. " Harry Kane will captain the side tomorrow". "I've shared the leadership around and that's been important for us as a team". There's room for improvement for all of them which is exciting because they've got a hunger and a desire. Read More »

Cavaliers extend NBA finals after ending Warriors' perfect run


They will attack the paint. The game was the most physical yet of the Finals and saw James and Durant come face-to-face at midcourt for a heated argument while a play was being reviewed. It doesn't matter how we get there. "But we gave a great effort, and the result just didn't turn out the way we wanted to". The celebrating after Game 4 was done by Cavaliers fans, not Golden State players, their families or anyone else dressed in blue and gold who came looking for a historic party. Read More »

LeBron and co not about to give up on NBA Finals

So even when you're playing well, you've got to play like A-plus-plus". Dropping the last three games to the Cavaliers a year ago and becoming the first team to squander a 3-1 lead in the Finals has made the Warriors more focused. They can now afford to look at 16-0. We knew they were going to come out and fight, so there was a lot of fight and a lot of intensity. "That's kind of what you expect at this level". Read More »

Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka


None of the women still playing for the French Open title has ever won a Grand Slam tournament. He [Djokovic] had some [chances] to take it, to be a little bit more confident, little by little. Murray's match against Nishikori was not the best advertisement for his improved form. "Obviously, tried to dictate as many points as I can". He plays well on the clay. Read More »

Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury

Middlesex bowler Finn is pushing for inclusion in the England side to face New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday - live on Sky Sports - after Woakes was forced out of the tournament due to a side strain . England have a very strong chance of winning the Champions Trophy as they are one of the most balanced sides in the competition. He added, "I will rehab it as well as I can". Read More »

Cubs' Russell denies domestic violence allegation


The Cubs also told the Sun Times that they are looking into the matter, but provided no further comment. A comment on Russel's wife's Instagram post inspired the investigation, alleging that Russel abused his wife. The manager had also sensed something was weighing on him. "Let's just play the game today. and if we need him, he's going to play". "I have no clue". Read More »

Bolt will miss the crowds as he considers helping others


Usain Bolt's value to Jamaica over the last decade has gone far beyond just winning medals on the track, the island's leading athletes and politicians said, as the sprint king prepares for his final race on home soil this week. But there is no reason to want to break world records for me this season. "That's all I have to say about that". ‎"I look forward to just being an outsider and helping in anyway I possibly can". Read More »