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Cavs lead Warriors 37-33 after 1st quarter

Last year, he punched LeBron James in the groin toward the end of a Warriors' victory, and was assessed a technical for it after the game, which triggered an automatic suspension from Game 5.This year, it appeared Green should've been automatically ejected from Game 4 when he was given what most people in the arena believed was a second technical, but he remained in the game when the officiating crew said that first-quarter tech was actually assessed to Warriors coach Steve Kerr.Like last ... Read More »

Penguins defeat Predators, defend Stanley Cup title

They added an empty-net goal with 13.6 seconds left to win the game 2-0. The team will not be coming through the main terminal and won't be visible to fans. "He was our leader and picked up the team when we needed it". That will get you tossed and charged with three misdemeanors (the charges were later dropped ). Read More »

Puck Dynasty: Penguins in historic company after Cup triumph

Crosby, who was second in playoff scoring, was integral in the Penguins' 6-0 win in Pittsburgh, beginning with his first-period burst that drew a power play and led to an early first-period goal. Patric Hornqvist scored the Penguins' first goal off Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne's left elbow. With 14 seconds left in the game, the Pens' Carl Hagelin put the puck in an unguarded net. Read More »

Refs clarify odd Draymond Green-Steve Kerr technical foul switcheroo

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And Draymond Green certainly isn't the first Warriors player seeking to capitalize on the fame surrounding his team. Don't seem to be the sharpest people around. "At the end of the day, the series is a little different", Green said. Game 5 between Cavaliers and Warriors tip off at 9 p.m. on ABC. Remember that previous year, Ayesha Curry was similarly upset during the Finals . Read More »

Jutanugarn wins LPGA event with monster birdie putt in playoff

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Lexi Thompson shot a 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after the third-round of the Manulife LPGA Classic with a 17-under 199 total. Jutanugarn put an exclamation point on her rise to the top with a superb birdie on the first extra hole to win the playoff and surge past Lydia Ko at the top of the rankings. Read More »

Pogba: Extreme Mourinho deserves to be called The Special One

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The real question is if Jose Mourinho is ready to trust him in his first team plans or if another move is on the cards for the promising youngster. While United finished the season on a high by winning the Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm, and also won the EFL Cup, they finished sixth in the league, 24 points behind leaders Chelsea . Read More »

Butler hires LaVall Jordan as head coach

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He started out as an assistant at Butler from 2004-2007, and then followed Todd Lickliter to Iowa. According to various reports, Jordan is the choice of Butler athletic director Barry Collier to replace Chris Holtmann as the next head coach of the Bulldogs. Read More »

Cam Newton not expected to throw next week after all

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While, Cam Newton won't be throwing, he will most likely be in attendance. While the team would have liked to have Newton participate in the minicamp, this isn't a huge loss. Cam Newton will attend mandatory minicamp this week in Charlotte, but the Carolina Panthers' former MVP quarterback will not be throwing, according to the team's official website. Read More »

Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu

Late in Game 4 past year, Green swiped at LeBron James' groin and was subsequently given a flagrant foul. Now, to even further add to Green's notorious reputation in Cleveland, he was seen causing a scene as security tried to escort him out after Game 4 of the NBA Finals . Read More »

Tristan Thompson, JR Smith and David West get technicals on one play

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It didn't go down, and West came down with the rebound. Upset with West's extracurricular activity, Tristan Thompson confronted the Warriors veteran and JR Smith swooped in with a push as for good measure. Smith were hit with technical fouls. Thompson got involved directly after, and he and West went face-to-face until they were slapped with technicals and pulled aside by teammates and referees. Read More »

LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament

The 22-year-old also would have undoubtedly benefited had the International Olympic Committee included another proposal involving the addition of 50m events for backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle. I haven't seen the full layout of how they plan on executing it and are they going to use National Basketball Association guys or are going to use college guys. Read More »

Twins in first place as big draft night arrives

I will say, in my requiem for the end of draft season, that I will not miss watching several hours' worth of grainy prospect videos with bad production values set to even more awful music. The recommended slot value for that position is roughly $7.7 million. Teams with doubts about Lewis are concerned with his hitting ability. He played both shortstop and outfield in high school, but the Twins classified him as a shortstop when Commissioner Rob Manfred announced the selection. Read More »

AG Sessions wants Senate testimony to be public

The attorney generals of Maryland and the District of Columbia have announced they have filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump, alleging he violated the United States constitution by retaining ties to a sprawling global business empire. Read More »

Mariners select Kentucky's Evan White in of MLB draft

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White is unusual in that he's a tall, lanky first baseman who has hit for little power during his collegiate career. Scott Hunter , the Mariners' director of amateur scouting, said in the club's press release: "We're very excited to add Evan White to the organization". Read More »

Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

However, one player who has actually been able to succeed somewhat in that task is veteran reserve Richard Jefferson , who reportedly begged Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue to take on that role. "A lot of our sets allow for me to get some runs off the ball, changing sides of the court, coming off pin-downs and stuff like that - trying to draw a couple defenders maybe , for some openings for others, or (to) get me a shot", Curry said. Read More »

Rays take Brendan McKay with No. 4 pick in MLB Draft

It's unclear which way McKay will go in the pros long-term - they officially drafted him as a position player - but it's possible the Rays give him the chance to play first base and pitch initially. The Cardinals (52-10) will compete in Omaha, Neb., this weekend. At the plate, McKay has a.343 batting average, with 17 home runs, and 56 RBI. Following his mid-season return Rasmussen has posted a 3-0 record with an ERA of just 0.83. Read More »

Gordon Strachan: 'We drew but it feels like we lost'

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In the 87th minute, Griffiths lined up a free-kick and brilliantly dispatched a strike past Joe Hart - his first goal in 14 attempts. "It was fantastic", Kane said. Hamsik then added his 21st goal for his country in the 58th minute with a ideal set-piece into the top corner. But with a famous victory on the cards, Kane levelled in stoppage time to deflate the Tartan Army and the Celtic forward. Read More »

Monday's weather: Bright and breezy with scattered showers

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Temperatures will range between 15 to 18 degrees, while there will be moderate southwest winds. Cloudy, damp conditions will be confined to the north and northwest in the afternoon. Close and humid, lowest temperatures 10 to 13 C. Highs of 14 to 17 Celsius and mildest in the east and southeast. Friday will be breezy and mixed. Read More »

NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers vs

Last year, the Warriors returned home to Game 5 with a similar 3-1 lead but were playing without suspended forward Draymond Green and didn't have the luxury of relying on Kevin Durant . And I knew I wasn't ejected. "There are some things we can do to free him up and we'll try that". They're at home, they've been provoked and they're still the deeper and more versatile team. Read More »

Davis Love, Ryan Palmer, Chris Wood added to US Open field

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Open, where the younger Love recently qualified to play. The five remaining U.S. Open slots leftover? It will mark the first appearance in a major championship for Palmer, a Colonial Country Club member, since he returned to the PGA Tour in January following a four-month hiatus to be with his wife, Jennifer, in her battle with breast cancer. Read More »

Stokes, Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

The young paceman bowled with fire as England slumped to 20 for six-the first time in an ODI that six wickets had gone down in the first five overs of an innings-after losing the toss. Amla eventually went leaning back on a thrashed drive in the covers off Stokes that flew straight to Morgan. England went on to be dismissed for a total of 153 with Kagios Rabada taking four wickets for South Africa . Read More »

Fan paid $133000 for two Game 5 seats, a new National Basketball Association record

To hear them tell it, they're eyes have been appropriately widened. Kevin Durant is a leader as well in the race for the NBA Finals' Most Valuable Player Award, as he posted huge numbers in the title bid of the Warriors. We've just got some resilient guys". We're healthy, we've got Kevin Durant. Closeout games are tough, especially if your opponent is the caliber of LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers , the National Basketball Association ( NBA ) defending champions. Read More »

Preds Bring Momentum, Confidence into Game Five

Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Chad Ruhwedel (2) falls over goalie Matt Murray during the periodagainst the Nashville Predators in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final Monday, June 5, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. The Penguins continued to put pressure on the Predators defense, spending loads of time in their zone until they cracked again, with Chris Kunitz finding Bryan Rust in transition, who buried in a backhander. Read More »

Vegas' Score Prediction For Tonight's Cavs-Warriors Game

The Cavaliers would sometimes double-team Curry to ensure he found no rhythm while still containing Warriors star forward Kevin Durant and guard Klay Thompson. He's going to make shots. "It took a while for it to kind of reveal itself consistently as the regular season went on, but once it clicked and the habits started to become second nature, it was kind of handsome to watch and an awesome kind of style to play and watch unfold". Read More »

Marc-Andre Fleury reportedly waives no-move clause for expansion draft

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Even if the Penguins traded him to a team in need of a proven goalie, like Calgary, they would have to make another goaltender available in the expansion draft. He is coming off his third career Stanley Cup championship and handed the Cup to Murray after Sunday's Game 6 victory. The Penguins will opt to protect the 23-year-old Murray over Fleury. Read More »