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Author: 0 Spurs set up Warriors meeting as Harden and Rockets crumble

Stephen Curry scored 40 points and hit a tying 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from way down after Kawhi Leonard was lost to an ankle injury to beat the San Antonio Spurs 113-111 on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

Sport MotoGP star Nicky Hayden with
Author: 0 MotoGP star Nicky Hayden with "serious brain damage" after accident

The news was announced by the American's Honda World Superbike team. " The prognosis remains reserved ". "The American, who remains hospitalized in the Intensive Care unit in the Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, has suffered serious trauma with severe brain damage as a outcome", the statement reads.

Sport Lookin At Lee eyes Preakness glory after strong run in Derby
Author: 0 Lookin At Lee eyes Preakness glory after strong run in Derby

They will start side-by-side in posts four and five, respectively. Altogether, he'll face nine other horses in the 1 3/16-mile race worth $1.5 million. Casse likes the neighboring posts. Although, I'm fairly confident connections wouldn't race him if he's not at 100 percent, but it may be something to watch out for.

Sport LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2
Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

There was no concern about too much rest . Kevin Love scored 18 points on 5-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc during the third frame. He only scored 11 points on the night. Those four seasons were 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2016. But during the Cavs' nine-day break in between rounds, Lue vowed to utilize Love more and blamed himself for the postseason downturn in Love's production.

Author: 0 India announce Champions Trophy squad; Dhawan returns, Pant misses cut

The team has some dependable all-rounders like Yuvraj Singh , Hardik Pandya , Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin . Defending champions India will take part in the Champions Trophy next month, BCCI said on Sunday, ending weeks of speculation over the team's participation in the premier tournament.

Author: 0 Team India announced for Champions Trophy

Dhawan is not a regular member of the Indian team in all formats and in fact has only played two global matches - ODIs against England - in the past six months. "I have some good memories of the tournament and I had a great one the last time we played there", Dhawan said. Prasad said it was an easy team to pick as it has shaped up well in the last four months.

Sport McCullers Cruises As Astros Sweep Marlins
Author: 0 McCullers Cruises As Astros Sweep Marlins

Jeb Bush and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter, and another group led by businessman Tagg Romney, son of the former Republican nominee for president. "One of our big goals was to pitch against each other one time (in the major leagues)". "Sometimes it takes a little while to get untracked, " Houston manager A.J.

Author: 0 Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo in numbers

Real simply needs to get a point on Sunday at Malaga to win the league. We're going to side with Malaga +2 on the handicap as we expect Real to have to work hard if they're to secure the title. "We had a lot of chances then, and could have scored even more goals". " Cristiano feels very well, physically great", he said. Last night, Barcelona fans around the globe, had their fingers crossed that Celta Vigo could do us a huge favour.

Sport Tom Brady announces endorsement deal with Aston Martin
Author: 0 Tom Brady announces endorsement deal with Aston Martin

According to Aston, Brady is working primarily with the automaker's VIP and Chief Creative Officer Marek Reichman to create the new video series. Patriots QB Tom Brady has signed an endorsement deal with the auto company to promote the DB11, per Darren Rovell of ESPN .

Author: 0 Fernando Alonso Will Keep Running the Indy 500 Until He Wins

The only people that might be more envious, though, are Alonso's Formula One brethren. Brown has since instigated a number of changes at McLaren , with one of the most significant steps being a return to the Indianapolis 500 with Alonso at the wheel.

Author: 0 Cavs continue unbeaten NBA playoffs run

James scored 25 in a ideal first half, and the Celtics made just enough shots to force him to continue mauling them on both ends of the floor in the second. LeBron had 38-9-7, the Cavaliers opened a fat lead early, and won 117-104. It was laughable. He had some of the easiest hoops of the game. At a certain point, though, the Celtics will have to commit to either helping or not.

Sport Sharapova receives wild card into pre-Wimbledon event
Author: 0 Sharapova receives wild card into pre-Wimbledon event

She has paid the price through her 15-month ban and now can return to action. After being suspended for testing positive for meldonium in the 2016 Australian Open, Sharapova has been handed wildcards at Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome - and she could not hide her disappointment at being refused entry to Roland Garros.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo surpasses Jimmy Greaves for goal record

In a odd twist of fate, Real Madrid will be forced to pay Sunday's opponents Malaga €1m if they win La Liga this weekend. And the Portugal star gave coach Zidane the thumbs up for his effective management of a squad which he believes has a good blend of youth and experience.

Author: 0 Real Madrid sets its sights on first Liga title in 5 years

Real also face a date with Juventus in the Champions League final in 18 days time where they will hope to have their lynchpin Ronaldo firing on all pistons. Who knows, he could even get a few more in the second half v Celta! Zinedine Zidane: "The Celta team that will play in Vigo are going to come out as professionals, as they have to".

Author: 0 Si Woo Kim FedExCup standings update

After becoming the youngest ever victor of the Players Championship, unheralded South Korean golfer Si Woo Kim isn't anxious about the looming compulsory military service in his homeland. Kim, who finished at 10-under 278, earned the $1.89 million first prize. He is expected to return for the 2018 season though it is unclear how much time it will take to regain top form after two years away from competitive action.

Sport Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem in Madrid Open final

By capturing his 5th Madrid Masters title, Nadal took his tally of career clay-court tournaments to 52, leading the Argentine legend Guillermo Vilas. It doesn't seem like anybody who's been playing in these tournaments can beat Nadal , in fact, he's only lost two sets in the three tournaments that he's won.

Author: 0 Fan protests against Wenger are 'very bad' - Sanchez

Underwhelming performances have led to declining fan support over the last few years, but it came to a head this season. It would be the first time you make 75 points and you're not in the top four. I don't know [how you should interpret it]. As well as their points advantage over Arsenal , Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool also have a superior goal difference (+33 to +31).

Sport Boston Celtics win 2017 NBA Draft Lottery
Author: 0 Boston Celtics win 2017 NBA Draft Lottery

The pick comes courtesy of the Brooklyn Nets, who sent the Celtics a boatload of picks in exchange for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. They had a 55.8 percent chance of getting a top three pick. Popovich was left perplexed and downright disgusted that his team got dominated in such embarrassing fashion without Leonard, who re-injured his tender left ankle in Game 1 after stepping on Pachulia's foot.

Author: 0 Tottenham 'family' will stick together next season, Kane says

Mauricio Pochettino has stressed the importance of Spurs finishing the season well, despite Chelsea claiming the title. With Chelsea already confirmed victor of the title, Tottenham took vengeance on the Foxes at the King Power Stadium on Thursday night, May 16, to move to 83 points after 37 matches.

Sport Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins 5-1 in Game 3
Author: 0 Senators chase Fleury, rout Penguins 5-1 in Game 3

Western Conference finals: Ducks at Predators - Nashville turned this series up a notch in a dominant game-three win, even if the 2-1 score did not indicate it. "We have a lot of guys who know their team, know what they have and what they can do". The wave began with relentless pressure on the ailing Pittsburgh defence, which was without Justin Schultz for Game 3 on top of usual No.

Author: 0 Pochettino pledges immediate future to Tottenham

That win didn't quite lead to a period of domination on the European or World stage with England exiting at the Quarter Final stage of the 2024 European Championships, the 2026 World Cup and in the semis in the 2028 Euro's. And, let's be fair, no-one ever heard of Dele Alli two years ago and no-one ever heard of Kane two years ago. The Champions League "pot" amounts to €1.257bn, so it's fair to say that most clubs want a slice of that.

Sport Gaviria claims his 3rd Giro stage win, Dumoulin keeps lead
Author: 0 Gaviria claims his 3rd Giro stage win, Dumoulin keeps lead

The Quick Step-Floors rider, back on his favorite terrain after a day in the mountains on Wednesday, outsprinted Italian Jakub Mareczko (Wilier Triestine) and Ireland's Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) after a flawless leadout from his team mates.

Sport Steelers release TE Green, LS Warren after failed physicals
Author: 0 Steelers release TE Green, LS Warren after failed physicals

The Steelers announced today that they've cut the TE. James led all Steelers TEs with 39 catches for 338 yards and 3 TDs. Green (concussion) was released by the Steelers on Thursday following a failed physical, Teresa Varley of Steelers.com reports.

Sport Dodgers activate 1B Gonzalez from DL
Author: 0 Dodgers activate 1B Gonzalez from DL

He pitched an immaculate inning, striking out three batters on nine pitches in an inning. The veteran first baseman has been dealing with the injury since spring training, but after some rest and a pair of rehab games, Gonzalez is ready to return to the Dodgers' lineup.

Sport Djokovic could have new coach before French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic could have new coach before French Open

The level of media coverage surrounding Maria Sharapova's return to tennis from a doping suspension has been a key factor in the five-time grand slam victor being offered wildcards to events, men's world number one Andy Murray has said. And the 29-year-old restated his intention to follow the trend of hiring a highly successful former player with eight-time Grand Slam champion Andre Agassi rumoured to be a potential candidate to succeed Vajda.

Sport Jamie Redknapp sends blunt message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Jamie Redknapp sends blunt message to Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Sam Allardyce has criticised the Premier League for not moving Crystal Palace's final Premier League game of the season forward and aiding Manchester United's Europa League preparations. When questioned that if he had appealed directly to the EPL to reschedule the match for Saturday Mourinho said: "When I know a battle is lost I don't fight a battle".

Sport Justin Bieber mania sweeps Mumbai
Author: 0 Justin Bieber mania sweeps Mumbai

The 23-year-old superstar touched down in Mumbai around 1:30am after flying there from Dubai on a private jet. "Hope you're ready to have the best night", he said, according to PTI. A rage among the youth, especially the teenagers with his experimental and fresh music, Bieber is touring to promote his critically-acclaimed album " Purpose ".

Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard expected to play Sunday against Warriors

They start their series against the well-rested Golden State Warriors Sunday in Oakland. Mills has been outstanding, with 14 points and seven assists in their series clincher against the Rockets on Thursday and 20 points in game five. "The challenges they present, in some ways, are similar to Houston as far as the ability to shoot the ball from the 3-point line, but they have different personnel overall".

Author: 0 Majority believe Trump fired Comey to hinder Russian Federation investigation

Allegations that he previously asked Comey to end an investigation into his former national security adviser drew a new round of attacks on Tuesday. Flynn had been kept on the job for 18 days after the acting attorney general, Sally Yates, had warned the White House that he could be subject to blackmail from the Russians because he had misled Pence.

Author: 0 Did Arsenal legend just reveal that Wenger IS leaving?

In marked contrast to the Blues, Arsenal have not won the English title since 2004 and Wenger has come under renewed pressure this season with his side in danger of failing to qualify for the Champions League. "I answered for 20 years the question that being in the top four is not a big deal", he said. And we will see at the end. Arsenal have recovered in recent weeks to win six of their last seven Premier League games but they still need Middlesbrough to get a result against Liverpool ...

Sport Spurs start Jonathan Simmons over Kawhi Leonard for Game 2
Author: 0 Spurs start Jonathan Simmons over Kawhi Leonard for Game 2

I don't think they started the game with a belief. The Cavaliers scored 30 or more points in three of the four quarters. Obviously we have a few days to regroup physically, mentally, and emotionally. "It's going to be hard fought". The Spurs were a step behind on defense and the quarter finished trailing 33-16. Curry made a 13-foot floater with less than 10 seconds before Aldridge missed a 3-point shot attempt that sealed the victory.

Author: 0 Celtics win NBA lottery, Lakers get No. 2 pick

On Tuesday, the Celtics reaped the ultimate reward of acquiring a first overall pick by winning the National Basketball Association draft lottery. "Game last night, Game 7, a tough Washington team". They moved up one spot to number two . Each team entered the night with hopes of snagging the No.1 overall pick, but in the end, it was the Celtics who got the top prize.

Author: 0 Senators' penalty killing comes through early in Game 1

Kessel, who had been visibly frustrated during game two , now has 14 points (six goals, eight assists) in 14 games these playoffs. But let's take a second to appreciate the miracles that are being attempted elsewhere, too. Perhaps it was a salute to the last Canadian team standing in the playoffs. He agreed that the D-to-D passes would help change the angle of attack, and thought high flip passes beyond the Senators 1-3-1 setup, pursued aggressively by the Penguins' fast skaters, would be ...

Sport John Terry latest: Swansea boss Paul Clement reveals interest in Chelsea captain
Author: 0 John Terry latest: Swansea boss Paul Clement reveals interest in Chelsea captain

Clement , who kept the Swans in the Premier League after replacing Bob Bradley as manager, worked with Chelsea's outgoing captain when he was a coach at Stamford Bridge. The Mail reported on Wednesday (17 May ) that Clement was expected to make contact with Terry next week and that the latter's reduced £50,000-a-week wages fell within Swansea's budget.

Sport Celtics vs. Wizards: What to watch in Game 7 Monday night
Author: 0 Celtics vs. Wizards: What to watch in Game 7 Monday night

The Wizards can feel that they have better talent than the Boston Celtics , but only one team is advancing to the conference finals to face the Cleveland Cavaliers. The turning point of the game came as the Wizards held a 76-72 lead with a little over four minutes remaining in the third quarter. And yes, the Celtics are 18-4 in Game 7s played in Boston .

Sport Arenado, Rockies take 1st game vs. Twins 5-1
Author: 0 Arenado, Rockies take 1st game vs. Twins 5-1

Santana was tagged for five earned runs on six hits and four walks in seven innings. Arenado gave Marquez an early lead with his 10th homer this season, a first-inning shot to the second deck in left field. The Rockies have now had two postponements. Cincinnati (19-21) was a season-high four games over.500 and just a half-game out of first place in the National League Central before hitting the skids.

Author: 0 Pablo Zabaleta proud of Manchester City career

On the field, they were highly efficient in sweeping the Baggies aside to move up to third in the Premier League and tighten their grip on a Champions League position. We play for a lot of important things, so they have to come to support us more than ever and to express the gratitude to one of the most important players in the whole history of Manchester City .

Author: 0 Tottenham fans react to Kieran Trippier's performance, compare him to Kyle Walker

Victor Wanyama had the home side ahead inside the opening 10 minutes of the contest and Harry Kane's goal just after half-time put the result beyond doubt, despite a consolation tap-in for Wayne Rooney. Manchester United will be the visitors to north London , while an array of Tottenham legends will take to the field to be part of the event that will bring the curtain down on the club's fabled old ground.

Author: 0 Kane has no reason to leave Tottenham, insists Pochettino

Son Heung-min scored Spurs' other two in the rout, with Ben Chilwell netting what proved to be scant consolation for last season's champions. Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the fifth goal to complete his hat trick against Leicester City.

Author: 0 Steelers release long snapper Warren after failed physical

Warren missed games in the 2008 and 2008 season with knee injuries but since 2010 has been a staple of the Steelers special team unit. In a 2008 game against the New York Giants, Warren suffered a season-ending knee injury. He received $6 million before being cut. He also underwent ankle surgery last March. His best season came in 2015, when he hauled in 37 catches for 429 yards and four scores.

Author: 0 Kyle Lowry has said that he will opt-out of his contract

There's a chance that Kyle Lowry may not return if he opts out of his contract this summer (which he said he meant to do) and doesn't re-sign with the Raptors (though to be clear, despite the slight panic we have with this post, he totally could).

Sport Romero stars for Man United in 0-0 draw at Southampton
Author: 0 Romero stars for Man United in 0-0 draw at Southampton

He added: "I think what happened if I did feel exhausted, it would be maybe we'd lost a couple of games and you started to feel sorry for yourself, and that would last a nano-minute". "I hope he goes soft on us". Southampton's wait for a home goal moved past the six-hour mark, hardly a great statistic for under-pressure manager Claude Puel.

Author: 0 WTA respond to Maria Sharapova's wildcard snub for Roland Garros

The retirement came 2 1/2 hours after French Tennis Federation president Bernard Giudicelli announced he would not invite Sharapova to Roland Garros because of her past doping ban. "I will be getting all the necessary examinations to make sure it is not serious". And Shriver told ESPN: "It has to be a really popular decision in the women's locker room".

Author: 0 Celtics Win Draft Lottery for #1 Pick in the June Draft

The Celtics entered the Draft Lottery with the greatest odds - a 25 percent chance -of earning the top selection in the Draft. Los Angeles landed the second overall pick, and with Washington's Markelle Fultz widely viewed as the top contender to go first overall, Lonzo Ball may do what he can to see his destiny fulfilled - by refusing to work out for any team other than the Lakers.

Sport Mariota and his O-line go big at Predators game
Author: 0 Mariota and his O-line go big at Predators game

Josi's game-winner-a wrister from the right face-off circle-came on a power play with 2:43 left in regulation. Nashville's top two scorers in the playoffs are forwards Filip Forsberg and Ryan Johansen; their next three top point producers are all defensemen, which indicates just how balanced a team they are from a scoring perspective.

Author: 0 Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second

Game tomorrow against a tough Cleveland team. The Suns had a 31.9 percent probability to win the fourth pick, the highest probability of any single pick for the team. They had about a 53 percent chance of falling out of the top three, which would have triggered a trade of the pick as remaining payment of their acquisition of Steve Nash in 2012.