Author: 0 Celtics take down Wizards 115-105; now face Cavs

Monday's win won't go down in Celtics history like the Pierce-James duel, but it joins a long line of success that Boston has enjoyed in Game 7s. Washington stayed close as Beal continued to score, including a four-point play. Boston carried their positive momentum into the fourth quarter, where Olynyk took over.

Author: 0 Spurs prepare for Game 2 vs Warriors with no Leonard, Parker

Rose, during a conference call to discuss the Western Conference finals between the Spurs and Warriors, said it's one thing to lose as an underdog, to a better team, but that he saw several things he didn't like about the manner in which the Rockets went down against San Antonio.

Author: 0 Manchester City Zabaleta announcement opens door for Bilic — Transfer Focus

Zabaleta has made 332 appearances for City, scoring 12 goals , but hasn't been a regular under Guardiola in the Spanish coach's first year in charge. "We can't say the same thing now". I remember at that time (then-United manager Alex) Ferguson and the 'noisy neighbors, ' and this is something that I have been since that time! The two lads we're talking about, I've found them smashing people - really good football people, down to earth, genuine.

Author: 0 Wenger lays down 9-pt gauntlet for resurgent Arsenal

Overall, I must say as well that they have had good teams. - Sanchez is only the fifth Arsenal player to score 20 Premier League goals in a season, after Ian Wright, Thierry Henry, Emmanuel Adebayor and Robin van Persie. "We had a few opportunities and luckily we scored two". "In the second half they made it a bit more physical, we had to find some resources and keep our nerve, and continue with the desire to play, and we did that well".

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard suffered no structural damage with ankle injury

The Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs are set to go back at it just two days after competing in one of the most exciting games of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Leonard landed awkwardly after attempting a corner jumper. Thomas' effort in Game 6 of the 1988 NBA Final against the Los Angeles Lakers likely goes down as the most memorable performance with a sprained ankle, even though it came in a losing cause.

Author: 0 Ricciardo 'envious' of Hamilton-Vettel scrap

Even as Vettel took the lead, it was a mixed start for Ferrari, as Kimi Räikkönen's Formula 1 vehicle was squeezed between those of Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas , causing contact that broke his and the Red Bull driver's suspension. The last round of pitstops saw Vettel exit the pits with Hamilton side-by-side. The teams' tire strategy then came into play. Vettel went about gradually increasing his lead before pitting for another set of softs at the end of lap 14 of 66 and ...

Sport France's Emmanuel Macron to name PM on first full day in office
Author: 0 France's Emmanuel Macron to name PM on first full day in office

Cazeneuve, a Socialist, and Philippe, from the mainstream-right Republicans party, shook hands warmly. Macron's staff had initially said the government would be named late Tuesday but the presidential palace now says in a statement the announcement will come Wednesday afternoon.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo worth more than his 22 La Liga goals, says Zidane
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo worth more than his 22 La Liga goals, says Zidane

They made hard work of the Andalusians, who had plenty of chances, but yet again had Ronaldo to thank, his brace and a goal each for Nacho and Toni Kroos seeing the home side over the line. Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has heaped praise on prolific goal-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo saying the Portuguese football superstar always steps up during decisive moments.

Sport Liverpool thrash West Ham to close in on Champions League
Author: 0 Liverpool thrash West Ham to close in on Champions League

Had they failed to gain maximum points at the London Stadium , the Reds could have given a boost to top-four challengers Arsenal. But two goals from Philippe Countinho, plus further strikes from Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi saw Liverpool to a convincing victory.

Sport Terry makes scoring return to line-up for champion Chelsea
Author: 0 Terry makes scoring return to line-up for champion Chelsea

Guus Hiddink took interim charge of Chelsea last season , with the club 16th in the Premier League and one point above the relegation zone following the departure of manger Jose Mourinho. It was for the sixth time that the Stamford Bridge club have won England's top flight and the fourth time since 2004-05 that they have claimed the league title, goal .com reported.

Author: 0 Alonso jets off to Indy for Monday practice

The latest blow comes a day after Alonso issued an ultimatum: either McLaren gives him a competitive auto by October of he will look to change teams or even consider leaving F1. "It's a question for Honda". "Obviously, I don't have 100 percent confidence". Hamilton won at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in 2014, one of 10 different winners in as many years at the race often used by teams to bring major upgrades to their cars.

Author: 0 Man Utd: ten things you need to know

The two goals are two very bad goals conceded, but the team is not used to playing together. Jose Mourinho believes clubs competing with Manchester United for spots in the Premier League's top four would relish being in the Red Devils' position.

Sport Energized Ducks even Western finals, beat Predators 5-3
Author: 0 Energized Ducks even Western finals, beat Predators 5-3

And unless the Ducks figure out a way to shut down Nashville's top line of Johansen, Arvidsson and Filip Forsberg , who played a role in all three goals, the outcome isn't going to continue in Anaheim's favour. "I'm just trying to go out there and play hockey, and it sucks when you have to pull a stick out of your groin after every shift". The goal ended an 0-20 power play drought for the Ducks.

Author: 0 Predators win in OT

Nashville Predators center Filip Forsberg scores past Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson during the first period of Game 1 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Friday, May 12, 2017, in Anaheim , Calif. Louis Blues in the second round then played a textbook series opening road game against the Ducks who had to have been exhausted after a seven game series with the young and speedy Oilers .

Sport Chelsea: Terry may call it quits
Author: 0 Chelsea: Terry may call it quits

It is something I really appreciate and I work a lot. That will serve me well, just for me, to take the experience and kind of see how things will happen in the future. "We have the possibility to win 30 games and we have to try to reach this target now". Terry has been on the bench for most of Chelsea's title winning campaign.

Author: 0 Arsenal vs Sunderland, Premier League 2016/17

Arsenal will hope that they are not without two top performers and key players at such a pivotal time of the season. "It was a hard game but we expected that and I believed in the second half we could score the goals that we didn't in the first half because we created more space".

Author: 0 Carrick 'desperate' to win Europa League

While United have struggled in the Premier League this term, the Portuguese could end his first season in the hotseat with a third trophy. "I am thinking about the club and the players", Mourinho said. I've tried to help the team on the pitch and off the pitch. United will play against Celta Vigo in a Europa League semifinal second leg soccer match on Thursday.

Author: 0 Juan Mata eager for Manchester United to build momentum in Premier League

The post Now it's time for Man United to play two good games, says Mata appeared first on Vanguard News. I can not lose 5-0 or 6-0. "I think he deserves another chance". Former Liverpool striker Collymore added: "After six Premier League games, the rumour mill suggested he might be sacked, but he made a decisive change to a back three".

Sport Manchester United EPL giants predict record revenue for 2017
Author: 0 Manchester United EPL giants predict record revenue for 2017

Mourinho said: 'When the game was hard and they were better than us, and when we were in trouble and not playing well, it was that mentality, that desire, that togetherness that made the boys fight until the end. "We wanted to try and make the manager notice us and pick us for the final that's the objective for us", the skipper stated. "So if he doesn't play the final, he has to play the remaining matches in the Premier League and give rest to some of the others".

Author: 0 Mourinho: Manchester United lack strength in depth to fight in two competitions

United made eight alterations to their starting line-up from the team that edged into the Europa League final against Celta Vigo on Thursday, with Eric Bailly, Daley Blind and Jesse Lingard the only players to keep their place. "But when I analyse my work, I analyse my work in the globality because, better than anyone, I know what I did, I know what I had to do". I don't think the board feels like that.

Author: 0 Guardiola: I'd have been sacked at 'big club'

They have created so many chances and just not taken them. Team now ranks fourth with 72 points in 36 games, one less than Liverpool at No. 3 spot, but they also have one match less played and finishing at the No.3 spot that avoids the qualifications in the CL is a big possibility.

Sport With Macron on board, Paris 2024 bid is 'ready right now'
Author: 0 With Macron on board, Paris 2024 bid is 'ready right now'

Evaluation Commission head said he was impressed by the Paris bid committee's presentation of an "exceptional and detailed" project, also putting the tag of "extraordinary cities" on Paris and Los Angeles as they duel to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sport Pune beat Punjab, seal IPL play-off spot
Author: 0 Pune beat Punjab, seal IPL play-off spot

Mumbai Indians outplayed the Kolkata Night Riders in their last league match to secure the top spot. Jayawardene didn't shy to call them a "challenging side". Supergiant's defeat to Delhi Daredevils in the last match made their final regular-season game with Kings XI, who went into the contest trailing Pune by just two points, into a de-facto play-off for the last top-four berth.

Sport National Hockey League playoffs: Blues win to tie series
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs: Blues win to tie series

Game 5 is Friday night in St. Louis. Despite a pulled-goalie with 4:09 left in the third and offensive pressure, St. Louis couldn't beat Pekka Rinne . "We're doing a lot of good stuff out there, and it's the last piece that's missing, and it's correctable". Russell finally gave the Rogers Place crowd something to cheer about when his shot from the point deflected off Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Maroon and past Gibson with 40 seconds left in the opening period.

Sport Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into third round
Author: 0 Madrid Open 2017: Novak Djokovic & Rafael Nadal into third round

The Spanish wild card entrant rallied in front of the home crowd in the second set, saving all four break points he conceded and breaking at 4-5 to eventually extend the match . In the third round of the women's singles Eugenie Bouchard plays Angelique Kerber of Germany, having seen off Maria Sharapova on Monday in a thriller.⁠⁠.

Sport Party Mode: Champions Chelsea Edge Watford in 7-Goal Thriller
Author: 0 Party Mode: Champions Chelsea Edge Watford in 7-Goal Thriller

Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has lauded John Terry's influence during his first season at the club and said the veteran defender has been key to their success this season. "The FA Cup final you start to play 10 days before". The former England right-back told Monday Night Football : "Costa, for me, is an animal for this Chelsea team".

Sport Pistons' updated logo a mix of old school and contemporary
Author: 0 Pistons' updated logo a mix of old school and contemporary

If they add a third, however, Metzger made one thing clear: It is unlikely to feature the horse that served as the centerpiece of the Pistons logo from 1996 to 2001. A lot of memories are in that kind of logo". The new logo completes a six-month design process by the Pistons in collaboration with the National Basketball Association and Nike, which will be the official outfitter of the National Basketball Association next season.

Sport Melissa McCarthy motors through NY dressed as Sean Spicer
Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy motors through NY dressed as Sean Spicer

The network posted a video on Facebook . It's unclear if Baldwin will appear on the episode, but McCarthy has already hinted one joke the NBC sketch comedy is planning. "'SNL" called and Kent Sublette, one of our old friends from the Groundlings, who is one of the head writers there now, called and he goes, "I hear you're in NY".

Sport Back home, Predators eager to match Ducks' physical play
Author: 0 Back home, Predators eager to match Ducks' physical play

Five of their six defensemen made their way onto the scoresheet, combining for six total points (one goal, five assists). "I think the guys will be fine", he said. Nashville now comes into today's game 50-31-12 overall and 21-22-4 on the road. While Pittsburgh insisted it would have no problem hitting reset with a spot in the Stanley Cup finals on the line, there was a dip in intensity both on the ice and in the stands.

Sport Chelsea win the Premier League
Author: 0 Chelsea win the Premier League

Youngsters Ola Aina and Nathan Ake could also receive medals, although only players who have featured in five Premier League games can participate in the official presentation ceremony. "This is Antonio's team, they are his players and when they have something to celebrate you can see that", the former Chelsea midfielder said. "Leaving me out the side was probably a tough decision for the manager but he was very honest straight away".

Author: 0 South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Poulter needed a birdie on the final hole to make it interesting and instead his 6-iron second shot was one of those infamous hosel rockets, an ugly-looking trajectory into the trees that came to rest in an unplayable lie. 17 into the water, and limped home with an 80 to tie for 60th and kept up the streak of no back-to-back champions. European PGA: Matt Wallace completed an unlikely wire-to-wire victory in the Open de Portugal to earn a European Tour card.

Sport Probable Lineups, Prediction, Tactics And Key Stats — Arsenal vs Sunderland
Author: 0 Probable Lineups, Prediction, Tactics And Key Stats — Arsenal vs Sunderland

They need the Reds to fail to beat relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield on Sunday to realistically stand any chance of maintaining Wenger's record of never finishing outside of the top four in a full season at the helm. "We wanted to avoid complacency but it was obviously there at least subconsciously", he said following the defeat. You do not want to watch any more of the same old same old.

Author: 0 Diamondbacks' Iannetta hit in face with pitch, walks off

It was Ahmed's first career multihomer game. The D-backs' seven-run inning was the largest against the Pirates this season, and their 17 hits were one short of an opponents' high. Twins 7, White Sox 6: Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run homer then added a fourth RBI with a double as visiting Minnesota beat Chicago. Paul Goldschmidt homered in the eighth for the Diamondbacks and Ahmed homered in the ninth, but Tony Watson got the final out for his eighth save.

Author: 0 Woodward: United making great progress

With two games remaining in the Premier League, Southampton are aiming to finish eighth and Puel hopes to build for next season by taking six points against United and Stoke. "(Daley) Blind one day off, (Henrikh) Mkhitaryan one day off, (Ander) Herrera one day off. Southampton , who won 2-1 at relegated Middlesbrough on Sunday, are in a straight shootout for eighth place with West Bromwich Albion, who now lead them on goal difference.

Sport Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown
Author: 0 Real Madrid, Barca set up final day title showdown

Real took the lead against Sevilla through defender Nacho Fernandez's quickly-taken free-kick early on - a goal that saw Zidane's men break Bayern Munich's record after scoring in their 62nd consecutive game. We have not won anything", Zidane said at a press conference. Jovetic got the goal his play richly deserved three minutes after the restart, finishing off an excellent Sevilla move with a low curling effort.

Sport Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round
Author: 0 Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round

A quick free-kick by Nacho in the 10 minute caught the Sevilla players off-guard, and allowed the Spanish centre-back to shoot into an unguarded net. "More than the goals is what he's done up to now". Earlier this week, a well-known journalist for Colombian National Radio Station RNC reported that Manchester United had agreed a deal in principle with Rodriguez, who has grown frustrated with his lack of gametime at Madrid this season.

Sport Chelsea star reveals his Champions League ambitions
Author: 0 Chelsea star reveals his Champions League ambitions

Chelsea started the match positively and moved freely in the West Bromwich end, but failed to trouble home goalkeeper Ben Foster in the early going. "People have written us off as a team and individually", Chelsea defender Gary Cahill said, "and this has shut them up". The Blues began the 2015/16 campaign as champions, but proceeded to capitulate in their title defence , and went on to finish outside the Champions League places in a disappointing 10th position.

Sport Home Court Mastery of Celtics Over Wizards by Winning all Nine Games
Author: 0 Home Court Mastery of Celtics Over Wizards by Winning all Nine Games

A loss would send the series back to Boston for a Game 7 on Monday, where the victor goes on to play LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. We can apply common sense, which given how dominant each team has been on its home court - every game in this series has been decided by double-figures, the last three games by at least 19 points - suggests that the Celtics are winning this in 7 since they have home-court advantage.

Sport Peyton Manning to host ESPY Awards in July
Author: 0 Peyton Manning to host ESPY Awards in July

Then, of course, was his extremely humorous ESPYS bit past year, "Letters From Peyton", in which those closest to Manning, as well as several other various famous athletes and celebrities, read "personal letters" from the former signal caller.

Author: 0 These Three Spurs Stars Are Jose Mourinho's Top Transfer Targets

However, with the Europa League final coming up against Ajax, Mourinho says that United have prioritised winning titles instead of fighting for the top four, with the prize for the victor, a Champions League spot. "Really disappointed because Chelsea in the end they won the Premier League". "It is a la carte and trying to have the people the best they can".

Sport Nadal to face Djokovic in Madrid semi-final
Author: 0 Nadal to face Djokovic in Madrid semi-final

The Scot was defeated in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 by unseeded 20-year-old Croatian Borna Coric in what is arguably the best result of his career. But then Nadal is no ordinary Spaniard: former world No1 with 14 Majors, 29 Masters, and Olympic gold to his name, he also boasted three Madrid titles from six finals since this tournament had moved to clay in 2009.

Sport Zidane hails ´fundamental´ Navas as Madrid see off Sevilla
Author: 0 Zidane hails ´fundamental´ Navas as Madrid see off Sevilla

It was only centre-back Nacho's second league goal of the season, but it's nearly certainly his most important. "It is not easy to win LaLiga", Zidane added. "What interests me the most is what we are going to do and we are going to try to play really well in the two remaining games". Ronaldo, though, restored Madrid's two-goal lead in stunning fashion by blasting in off the underside of the bar 12 minutes from time before Toni Kroos rounded off the scoring.

Sport Anything can happen - Tottenham star Alli uncertain of future
Author: 0 Anything can happen - Tottenham star Alli uncertain of future

Alli added: "Definitely. We've shown we have improved from last season and we need to keep working hard and make sure we're well prepared for next season". More money for Pochettino to spend this summer would of course only enhance that, and the reputation that Spurs are building for themselves after such an impressive few years hasn't got lost on their players.

Sport Rafael Nadal wins 2017 Madrid Open after beating Dominic Thiem
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins 2017 Madrid Open after beating Dominic Thiem

He said: "Basically I couldn't do the rebreak until the end of the match ". After that I went for it.”. "He (Goffin) demands the most of you, he's one of the best in the world, one of the candidates to win the most important trophies". "I think he (Rafael Nadal) played a very good match in Barcelona". But I think I played well the important points at the end of the first set. These tournaments are so strong, so it's incredible for me to go that far.

Sport Rangers rally again to beat A's 6-4 for 6th straight win
Author: 0 Rangers rally again to beat A's 6-4 for 6th straight win

In making just his third start since coming off the disabled list with a shoulder injury that cost him the first month of the season, Gray fell behind in the third inning on an RBI single from Andrus. On Saturday, Ryan Dull walked two and allowed a single, loading the bases with one out and Oakland holding a 4-2 lead. "We still trust those guys", Graveman said.

Sport Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo
Author: 0 Ronaldo could take Madrid to brink of title in Celta Vigo

Ronaldo scored twice in Real Madrid's 4-1 victory. Neymar scored his fourth Barcelona hat-trick and Luis Suarez his 36th goal of the season as plucky Las Palmas were eventually blown away. "We have got two more finals to play in the league then it is over". Stevan Jovetic pulled a goal back for Sevilla shortly after the break with a well-taken finish into the bottom corner, but Ronaldo made sure of the result with an excellent strike into the top corner 11 minutes from ...

Author: 0 Wall's Game Winner Forces a Game Seven

It was a fantastic game and the Wizards held on to a one-point victory when all was said and done, but with the Celtics playing at home tonight, Washington's chances of winning are limited. There has been a debate among Celtics fans and media personalities on whether Thomas should be a max-player for the Celtics . The Celtics have beaten the Wizards nine straight times at TD Garden dating back to 2014.

Sport India announce Champions Trophy squad
Author: 0 India announce Champions Trophy squad

Interestingly, four of the five above mentioned players also featured in the competition last time around, that was so dominated by Dhawan and Rohit, who laid an excellent foundation for the rest. "The board unanimously authorized the acting Honorary Secretary of the BCCI to continue negotiations with the ICC in the best interest of the BCCI while keeping its legal options open", said the statement on Sunday.

Author: 0 Ottawa Senators grab big advantage with Game 1 win

Ryan was taken to task for his career-worst regular-season point total of 25 (13 goals, 12 assists) before erupting for 11 (five goals, six assists) in the playoffs, with nine of them (four goals, five assists and three game-winning tallies) coming in seven road games.

Author: 0 Rampant Spurs down Rockets to seal Conference Finals spot

The Rockets , who set an National Basketball Association record by making 1,081 3s in the regular season, have averaged 20.5 3-pointers in their two wins and just 13 in the three losses. The Spurs , who used the streak to build an 18-point edge, shot 5-of-6 during that span. Along with having one of the game's best players in Leonard ( he should be fine for the next series ), they also have the game's best coach in Gregg Popovich.

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