With their loss to Boston in Game 3, the Cavaliers saw a 13-game SU win streak during the playoffs come to a close . Then the unthinkable happened: With the score tied at 108 in Game 3, Celtics Coach Brad Stevens took a timeout to advance the ball to half court so he could give Boston the chance to win with one of his favorite plays .
Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) sits on the bench after being pulled from the game during the first period of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Pittsburgh , Sunday, May. Anaheim lost in the conference finals for the second time in three years. The Penguins appeared to score the game's first goal at 3:04 of the second, when Sidney Crosby set up Trevor Daley in the slot and the Penguins defenseman took a shot, then a ...
Garbrandt suffered a back injury and is now undergoing treatment in Germany. A newly announced interim middleweight title fight featuring Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker will serve as the UFC 213 co-main event, White said. But White called the fight off after St-Pierre hoped to get the title fight scheduled for October and Bisping continued to rehab an injured knee. The card will be headlined by female bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes (14-4), who is defending her title against ...
Fantasy Impact Montgomery left with a 2-1 lead in the seventh before the Yankees' bullpen faltered in a 6-2 loss, denying Montgomery his third win. In the seventh, Pineda allowed a one out single to Jorge Soler and Joe Girardi went to the bullpen.
Reza Shekari scored the second of his two goals early in the second half to give Iran a 2-0 lead, but Zambia rebounded with goals in the 54th, 59th, 65th and 71st minutes. They are just about certain of a place in the second round as the top two sides in each pool, as well as the four best third-place finishers, advance to the knockout stage.
London [U.K], May 23: Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has been named manager of the year and Premier League manager of the year after guiding his side's to the title glory in his first year in charge. However, once Spurs move back into their impressive new home which is rapidly taking shape at the Northumberland Development Project, you wonder if it may be some while before the Gunners can once again look forward to celebrating St Totteringham's Day....
The tattoo had been on the 24-year-old's forearm and was carried out ahead of the DFB Pokal final. The talented 24-year-old has spent the season on loan at the Bundesliga club but has spent most of the campaign sidelined with injury. "The club can't put up with a player acting against the coach's and doctors' instructions". 'This is no longer a matter of course, Guillermo will be suspended with immediate effect, he will also receive a personal, very delicate punishment'.
They had their fair share of ups and downs; their injury struggles in the form of Philippe Coutinho , Sadio Mane and Jordan Henderson hampered their fight for the title. "I'm experienced enough to know you can not have 20,000 people on your side". At first Arsenal fans believed it was because Wenger was working under financial constraints imposed by the cost of building the stadium.
The ACA told media on Wednesday that the arrangement has been made till a new MOU is signed by the players, who have rejected CA's new offer which favours the best paid cricketers over others. "The position from CA until now has been that they don't believe that funding from them should continue, so now it's important if that doesn't continue then we've got structures in place where we can fund ourselves".
He was named NFC defensive player of the week for a great game against the Green Bay Packers . Irving logged 12 tackles, four sacks and four force fumbles in limited playing time in 2016, including standout performances in weeks 6, 15 and 16.
Malaga kept up a good fight. Karim Benzema sealed their victory when he kicked the ball early in the second half of play. Here, AFP Sports looks at five of the players central to the success of Zinedine Zidane's men over the course of the season.
Ajax's youthful, exciting and attacking football against Manchester United's experience could make for an exciting game, it's a tough one to call but if we have to, we think Manchester United will win 2-1. The diminutive midfielder won the Europa League with previous club Chelsea at the Amsterdam Arena, which coincidentally is the home ground of Ajax .
Trump's audience with the pontiff comes midway through his 9-day worldwide trip. Later Wednesday, Trump will meet with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and President Sergio Mattarella. Pope Francis is meeting first lady Melania Trump, Trump's oldest daughter Ivanka , and other members of the US delegation. "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not of building bridges, is not Christian", the pontiff said on February 18 aboard the papal plane.
United last played in Houston in 2010, when they beat a Major League Soccer All-Stars team 5-2. City need just a point from their final game away to Watford to make absolutely certain of a top-four finish. "I would not be the first to leave a club after so many years and come back in a different shirt", he was quoted as saying by BBC on Wednesday. Speaking about the fact that he is to end the season without any silverware, Guardiola made a frank admission that had it been the case at ...
Wenger has endured his most hard season at Arsenal , one which divided the cub's support and ended without the promise of Champions League football for the first time in 20 years. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was as good as his word when making some seven changes for the final Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford .
Subban said. "It's just too bad we couldn't get one more goal". I'm done picking against Nashville as it has the clear edge in goal here and is 2-0 all-time vs. The Predators had three days off after their series win against the St. Louis Blues and appeared to be the quicker team throughout. But we fell short in Game 7 .
The 2017 Monte Carlo Masters was his first title victory since April 2016 when he beat Kei Nishikori in the finals at Barcelona. An open era record 50th meeting between Nadal and Djokovic served to highlight the Serb's dramatic dip in form since they last met in Rome nearly exactly a year ago.
The Gunners finished outside the top four for the first time in 21 years, the first time under the French manager that the scenario has occurred. The 31-year-old was shown a straight red just 14 minutes into the Gunners' 3-1 win over Everton on the final day of the Premier League season for a rash challenge on Enner Valencia .
Jonathan Simmons led the Spurs with 22. It was down to 20 after a Dwayne Dedmon dunk, but that was as close as San Antonio would get the rest of the game. The Spurs provided no indication either way Thursday regarding Leonard's potential return, while his teammates played coy when asked about the situation.
That will make him the youngest top 10 player since Juan Martin del Potro in 2008 and he is also the first player born after 1988 - Zverev was born in 1997 - to win a Masters, ATP finals or grand slam crown. "It's just us trying to get to know each other a little bit", he said. After winning his first ATP Masters title and breaking into the top 10 in the rankings for the first time , Zverev said: 'It's something truly incredible.
Usmanov recently stated his belief that Arsene Wenger should begin the process of identifying Arsenal's next manager, describing the long-serving Frenchman as the club's "main symbol and asset". Arsenal need other teams to slip up in Sunday's final round of matches to avoid missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 21 years.
We were very bad good a year ago. As the clock wound down Monday night on the Spurs' season, the fans in San Antonio didn't concern themselves with the 129-115 loss to the Warriors or the fact that their team was being pushed out of the postseason with a four-game sweep.
Obviously, the Warriors now await the finish of the Eastern Conference Finals which the Cavs currently lead 2-1. The Warriors will have nine days off before the NBA Finals begin on June 1. Kyle Anderson led the Spurs with 20 points from the bench. Acting Golden State coach Mike Brown saluted his players. Ginobili missed his first 15 shots of the 2017 NBA Playoffs , only to connect on each of his last three, possibly the final few shots of his career.
Some of the United players were said to be visibly affected by the events, but that there was a general feeling of resolve among the squad, with some "determined" to perform for the city. It is hard to think of anything as trivial as football - and it does become trivial when you think of what happened at the Manchester Arena - when your community has just been hit by such a tragedy, but as professionals, that is exactly what the Manchester United players will need to do.
At least 22 people were killed when an apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as the performance ended. "Our thoughts are with the victims and the families of those affected", said the statement on its website. Manchester United would like to put a disappointing domestic season behind them and look to end the season on a high note by clinching their maiden Europa League title.
I'm relatively happy with my first week on clay. Nadal, who had a bye in the first round, will play his second-round match against Fabio Fognini , who has three career wins over the Spaniard, including one in the 2015 U.S. Thiem will be a little tired after his match-up with Dimitrov and another long encounter might just tip the balance for the young Croatian. "I feel that the altitude is helping me also".
If Arsenal are to sell Alexis Sanchez this summer, they do not want it to be to a Premier League rival. Few would have objected then to a new deal - especially if it was coupled with a new contract for Mesut Ozil , who has since claimed that the uncertainty surrounding Wenger is part of the reason why he hasn't committed his long-term future to the club.
Sutton was a Premier League-winning striker with Blackburn Rovers and he also dominated the Scottish top flight with Celtic, with a year at Chelsea sandwiched in between. Wenger is furious that he did not receive more public backing during the hard campaign and thinks the top brass at the club should have put an end to uncertainty around his future.
The two have cemented their places among the all time cricketing greats of Pakistan courtesy their selfless service to their nation for a sustained period of time. "I wouldn't say it's up there with the other two, but a century is a century", he said. Former Pakistan captain and batting stalwart Younis Khan has rejected reports that he is set to join the Afghanistan national team as coach after retiring from worldwide cricket following the third Test against the West Indies , reported ...
He just missed a chance at an eagle on No. 18 that would have gotten him in the playoff. "I was not a fan of this golf course the first two times I came here and then I came. The victory, Thompson's eighth, gave her at least one in five consecutive seasons. Jason Day took the lead in the final round of the Byron Nelson when he holed a pitch on the 15th, following two poor shots on the long par-4.
Mourinho is understandably focused on the Europa League final against Ajax on May 24 - win that and Manchester United will have Champions League to play next season. Manchester United have qualified for the final of a European competition after eight long years - they made it to the finals of the 2009 Champions League.
The agent of Manchester City target, Alexis Sanchez , has arrived in Bavaria for talks with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich over a £50 million switch from Arsenal , according to one of Chile's biggest news outlets El Mercurio . It's claimed that the figures are "very attractive" for Arsenal , and Sanchez would be satisfied with the offer, which only makes the transfer sound more likely.
When the two teams left Boston after Game Two, Cavs had beaten Celtics by 44 points for the most lopsided win in Eastern finals history, a defeat that both stung and inspired Stevens' side. The Boston Celtics will be back for game 4 on Tuesday night in Cleveland . If James' play wasn't stunning enough, Cavs forward J.R. Smith said his celebrated teammate lacked confidence.
Senior batsmen Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis both hit half-centuries as South Africa completed their preparations for a one-day worldwide series against England with a narrow 13-run win over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road on Sunday.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte fielded a strong lineup with the only notable adjustment being the inclusion of Terry, who was making his 717th appearance for the club. And one club he could raid is Arsene Wenger's Arsenal , so here are TWO Gunners stars Chelsea must try and land this summer... "And that is the reason I chose to leave the club as I did not want to stand in the way of all the young players", The Mirror quoted Terry as saying.
Warriors have swept all three of its playoff series and is the first team in National Basketball Association history to start the post-season 12-0, eclipsing the record established by the 1989 and 2001 Los Angeles Lakers . Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Kevin Durant had 29 to lead the Warriors , who pushed their postseason record this spring to 12-0. "We're not at our peak".
Hollywood actor and former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore passed away on Tuesday in Switzerland after a "short but fearless battle with cancer". My grandad had no idea who James Bond or Roger Moore were, so we walked over and he popped me in front of Roger Moore , with the words "my grandson says you're famous".
The 67-year-old Frenchman has faced repeated calls to quit and bring to an end an Arsenal reign that started in September 1996 when his current contract expires after the end of this season. Why [should it]? I don't care about me, I care about us winning the game on Saturday. "But the psychological environment for the group of the players was absolutely horrendous".
Former world champion Button moved into an ambassadorial role at McLaren after last season, with Stoffel Vandoorne partnering Fernando Alonso for the 2017 campaign. "After Turn 1, you go up the hill - and I fell off on the right hand side", he said. " I know the track well, of course, and I've done quite a bit of work in the McLaren simulator already ".
The fans chanted "Manu!" After Warriors' guard Stephen Curry scored on a drive while being fouled, they grew louder. If he walks away now, he might not be sad, but the rest of us will. "I do feel like I can still play". "I have to choose between two wonderful and truly wonderful options. He can still defend and he can still score buckets with the best of them".
They maintain this year's flawless 12-0 playoff win record and book a place in the NBA Finals against the victor of the Eastern Conference finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics . The Spurs had led the Warriors before Leonard exited in the third quarter of that game, and San Antonio never recovered. Shortly after the Win, the Warriors donned, T-Shirts, hats, and celebrated the win under the stands at the AT&T Center.
Anushka looked dazzling in a black dress while Virat complemented her in a white shirt and black trouser. Both Virat and Anushka have always stayed mum about their relationship, yet they never shy away from expressing their love in public.
Terry revealed after the win over Sunderland that the move was brought about following a chat with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte . Conte, who achieved the feat in only his first season with the Blues, will want to end the season with another trophy as they face Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday.
Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) drives on Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk (41) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland . They were up by 16 points at halftime and pushed out to a 20-point lead in the third quarter. "They started to get momentum, and that's what happens - you give a team life".
There was a time when Liverpool fans wanted Lallana replaced by ambitious targets, but he's one of the first names on Jurgen Klopp's team-sheet nowadays. " Champions League was a step along the way". Tomorrow we will think about what to do next season and the pressure will be the same, to try to win.
LeBron James won't get a shot to climb up the MVP leaderboard this season after he was left off the list of finalists for the NBA's top award Friday. Without injured star Kawhi Leonard , the Spurs will surrender in four straight and the hubbub over James' miserable Game 4 showing guarantees he won't disappear in the series again.
Boston will lean on the guard tandem of Avery Bradley and Marcus Smart to pick up the injured Thomas' production once again. He scored 11 points total and just three, on 1-of-9 shooting, as the Boston went on a rampage throughout the second half.
The Ducks are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 18.7 percent of their power play opportunities. John Gibson , who exited Game 5 of the Anaheim-Nashville series with a lower-body injury , could be back in the Ducks' goal tonight for Game 6 at Bridgestone Arena .
The defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators clash on in the Eastern Conference Final Game 4 at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday night. But when showtime arrived, they didn't match Pittsburgh's effort and ultimately fell behind by three. Incredibly, the high-scoring Penguins had scored but a single goal - one of them a victor - in their previous five matches against Ottawa , three in the playoffs and two in the regular season.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Conor Sheary (43) and right wing Patric Hornqvist (72), from Sweden, celebrate with center Nick Bonino (13) after Hornqvist's goal during the third period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eas. That's fine by the Senators. Whether this strategy can be sustained playing against so much talent remains to be seen. They're not simply happy to be here.