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Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard


Kawhi Leonard has points 18 points and 8 rebounds while Aldridge has 17 points to lead the Spurs . Game one of the best-of-seven Western Conference Finals will be played at the Warriors' Oracle Arena on Sunday (Monday 5.30am AEST). The total was just two points short of a season-high set way back in the early stages of the year. Kerr attended Saturday's home practice leading up to Game One of the Western Conference finals . Read More »

Alonso: First lap off didn't cost McLaren points


Following the race, when asked what he plans to do on the slight over, he joked sleep would high on his agenda as practice begins immediately on Monday. The latest blow comes a day after Alonso issued an ultimatum: Either McLaren gives him a competitive auto by October or he will look to change teams or consider leaving F1. Read More »

Stanley Cup playoffs: Senators trump Penguins in OT


There's no other way to put it. Watching the Ottawa Senators win Game 1 over the Pittsburgh Penguins was fantastic. The Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins meet Saturday in game one of the NHL Eastern Conference Finals at the PPG Paints Arena. Read More »

Celtics - Wizards Game 6 NBA Playoffs preview

In the case of both these flawed teams, when they go off for a sleepover they need their parents to come pick them up before midnight. While he was the Wizards' best offensive option in the first half, he finished the game 7-19 for 16 points, and was -20 during his 35 minutes on the court. Read More »

Plucky Watford can dent Chelsea's title bid, says Daryl Janmaat

We needed to be careful but I'm fine with the performance". The visitors passed the ball around with confidence in the first half but clear-cut chances were few and far between. Defender Daryl Janmaat feels Watford's display against Liverpool proves they can make life tough for Chelsea later in May. "Of course, we knew before the game what happened [on Sunday], with the other results, and it was a big, big step for us". Read More »

United To Get Tiny Amount Of Tickets For Europa League Final

In the game's last attack and with Celta needing one goal to go through on away goals, Claudio Beauvue chose to cross the ball instead of shooting from close range with only the goalkeeper to beat. And, with a youthful Ajax lying in wait in Stockholm on May 24, Hardy believes Mourinho's shrewd managerial approach will see United get their hands on the trophy, vindicating the Portuguese's decision to prioritise the competition. Read More »

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

Sunday was originally slated to feature the ceremonies for Jeter followed by a nationally televised night game, but heavy rains in NY created the need to play two games. Jeter looked up, an nearly curious look on his face, and said, "Why not?" Rodriguez paid homage on Twitter , writing: "Thank you for the pleasure of playing alongside you for so many years". Read More »

Fernando Torres Congratulates Chelsea On Their League Title, Liverpool Fans Flip Out

Antonio Conte was fielding a question in his post-match news conference when David Luiz and Diego Costa appeared from out of nowhere, barged past a couple of reporters and dragged their manager out of his chair and out of the room. Question: Can players get better? Batshuayi is interesting West Ham who lost the race to sign the Frenchman last summer when Chelsea entered the bidding. Read More »

Chelsea Are Premier League Champions

Conte's side face Arsenal in the FA Cup final on 27 May. "Simone Zaza gave me a header - I don't think it was on goal". "I want to say thanks to my players, my staff, the club, who always support me". I don't remember (what happened). Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas said: "I thought it was going to be one of those days". Still, the modern game makes one-club players exceedingly rare, and footballers end up carrying emotional ties to several teams and their fanbases over the course of ... Read More »

Arsenal predicted line-up: Olivier Giroud and Hector Bellerin to start against Stoke


I think let's do our job and see after what happens. Stoke City have a full strength squad to pick from against the Gunners. "It's not because you lose games people expect you to win that you have no character. "Every game we try to give ourselves a chance", Cech told BBC Sport. "Confidence is at a good level, Arsenal are a good side who have got back on track and have a lot of motivation which will help us make sure we're at the level we need to be to compete with them". Read More »

Spurs Dismantled Rockets 121-96, Tie Series, But Lose Parker


Houston won Game 1 at San Antonio by 27 points, marking the largest margin of defeat by the Spurs at home in franchise playoff history. In four games during the regular season, the Spurs beat Houston three times , but the games featured the following margins: two points, two points, two points, and six points. Read More »

Larsson leads Oilers past Ducks 5-3 in wild series opener


Talbot only stopped 22 of 28 shots on the night, and the Ducks won 6-3 Sunday. So as long as we move forward, keep playing, progressing the way we want to. Two shutouts in Round 1. "I think we need to be simple", he explained. "And like I tell him all the time, goalies are supposed to stop the puck". Anaheim has never recovered from an 0-2 series deficit, losing all seven series after digging that early hole. Read More »

Vegas Play of the Day: San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets


Spurs point guard Tony Parker is out for the playoffs and will undergo season-ending surgery after suffering a ruptured left quadriceps tendon Wednesday night in the fourth quarter of Game 2 against Houston, the team confirmed Thursday. The Spurs can't keep pace with the Rockets in a shooting exhibition, so they have to be the aggressors and play their game. "We got to figure out a way to not let him beat us, which is easier said than done". Read More »

Saracens retain European crown in Scotland


This will be the third time that BT Murrayfield has hosted European club rugby's showpiece match. It is no wonder so many of their players are also regulars for their country. "The coaches are always good and are always on top of keeping the boys energised". Obviously we still have next week but I will celebrate tonight with the lads and enjoy it. Read More »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reflects on 'hardest season' in management

United put in an underwhelming performance at White Hart Lane, but Mourinho was nonetheless pleased with what he saw. In his postgame interview, United Manager Jose Mourinho lamented his club's failure to kill off the game. The victor will secure a berth in the 2017-2018 Champions League group stage. "I think it's fair that Sergio is going to play the final and David accepts that, especially because he's already played Europa League matches and if we win the trophy, David wins the trophy". Read More »

Hash Hundred not enough for Kings XI


KKR have one foot in the door for the playoffs, and the focus will now shift to confirming that playoff berth and also look to finishing the regular league season among the top two teams. "I was like a CEO who had fallen short of results in first three quarters". Two ball later Chris Lynn was run-out by an excellent pick and throw by Axar Patel , which proved to be the final nail in the coffin for KKR. Read More »

Jose Mourinho hits back at critics after Manchester United beaten by Tottenham


A win on Sunday would see the club go unbeaten in the league this season as they look to secure their best ever Premier League finish of second place and automatic qualification to the group stages of the Champions League. Until we could, until the injuries arrived, we fought for the Premier League top four. This will mean that Ben Davies will continue at left-back with the likes of Kieran Trippier and Moussa Dembele pushing for recalls after having to settle for a place on the bench in ... Read More »

What Spurs must do to overtake Arsenal - Thierry Henry


Arsenal are next in action at home to Manchester United on Sunday. Cech insists finishing below Tottenham, however, is not chief among the squad's disappointments. I think that showed, that little bit of more confidence and quality on their side. Wanyama dominated midfield as Tottenham utterly outclassed their local rivals but, with Chelsea only four points off with as many games remaining, the 25-year-old says that outdoing Arsenal should not be the limit of Spurs' ambitions. Read More »

Mourinho takes digs at Wenger after first defeat


United go into Thursday's semifinal decider against Celta Vigo at Old Trafford with a 1-0 advantage from last week's first-leg in Spain courtesy of Marcus Rashford's second-half victor. He said: "The Arsenal fans are happy and I'm happy for them". "I watched the [Liverpool] game and I've seen the penalty given by the referee [for a handball by Jack Stephens]". Read More »

Golovkin: Canelo will not dominate me like he did Chavez Jr


Golovkin watched from ringside at the T-Mobile Arena as Alvarez won every round on all three judges' scorecards as he improved to 49-1-1 in the non-title fight. "I showed as a fighter I can do all things". The Mexican showed that his youth - 26, he is nine years younger than Triple G - and speed will be a real concern for Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs). Read More »

Sergio still buzzing over his Masters title ahead of Players


Garcia has at times had a prickly relationship with some of his peers, perhaps the best example being Padraig Harrington , who in the aftermath of Garcia's victory described him as being "a very sore loser". "I have been practicing back at home to get ready for this week, so very excited to be back and looking forward to the week". When Garcia stepped to the iconic 17th tee to take a shot at the green, the broadcast replayed his famous shot in the playoff during that 2008 win. Read More »

Hiddink backs Conte to stay on as Chelsea manager

Diego Costa has been fantastic for the Blues this year, probably his best season in a Chelsea shirt in terms of all-round play, but he clearly has itchy feet and may well move on. Every team will be out to get Chelsea next season and owner Roman Abramovich is known to lose patience quickly when results stop going his side's way. Read More »

Anthony Joshua proves that he is the king inside the ring


The only active sportsman during his career to the best of this writer's knowledge to ever go over the $1 billion dollar mark was golfer Tiger Woods. For the moment the fight remains a long way off but given the two fighters' images it would be a promoter's dream to pit the clean-cut Joshua against the foul-mouthed Fury. Read More »

Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards - 5/10/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Green has been the source of a number of controversial plays over the years, including his multiple high-leg kicks. "I'm not sure where that narrative starts", Stevens said, via MassLive . Since watching Thomas light up Game 2 for 53 points, the Wizards have effectively silenced him in the District. "Were able to force a lot of turnovers", Beal said. Read More »