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Author: 0 LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

LeBron James hit 34 points to help the Cavaliers to a comeback win to move within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State. "I've twisted my ankle so many times that plays like that, you have two choices, either you can sit there and kind of wallow in the sorrow of you twisting your ankle or capture the moment", Irving said.

Sport Ducks top goal-scorer Rickard Rakell misses Gm 5 with injury
Author: 0 Ducks top goal-scorer Rickard Rakell misses Gm 5 with injury

P.K. Subban was given a two-minute penalty for roughing the Ducks' Nate Thompson. Bernier came on in relief for Anaheim to start the second period. Moments before scoring the tie-breaking goal, Aberg took a tumble in the Ducks' zone where his head impacted the ice. It was Wilson's 13th career playoff goal - tying for most in Predator history.

Sport Chelsea's Antonio Conte named manager of the year
Author: 0 Chelsea's Antonio Conte named manager of the year

A Premier League season that was due to herald a new era of Manchester dominance, was instead ruled by a ruthless Chelsea side. However he does plan to lift the trophy with on-field captain Gary Cahill should Chelsea beat Arsenal to clinch a League and Cup "Double" for the second time in their history.

Sport National Football League loosens up celebration dance rule
Author: 0 National Football League loosens up celebration dance rule

National Football League owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes during the regular season, but also gave players plenty of leeway to celebrate after a touchdown. As for celebration penalties, which had earned the NFL the nickname " No Fun League ", players will now be allowed to celebrate scouting plays with teammates, go to the ground during the celebration , and even use the ball as a prop.

Sport Boy struck in head by Chris Carter's broken bat at Yankees game
Author: 0 Boy struck in head by Chris Carter's broken bat at Yankees game

According to the New York Post , the boy received medical treatment at the stadium, "but the Yankees, because of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act) rules, didn't comment on the extent of the injury ". Ellsbury stayed in the game. They're halfway through it - today was going to be game ten. Speaking through a translator, he said Wednesday the Yankees were his favorite team growing up and he admired Alex Rodriguez.

Author: 0 LeBron James Leads Cavs to Another NBA Finals Appearance

The Cavs lead the Celtics 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals entering Thursday's Game 5. The two rivals have split the previous two encounters. "You always come around when we lose, I swear". Celtics: Never led at home in the series. The Celtics made a mini-run to cut the lead to 37-22. Though Kerr did not address media Thursday, he indicated earlier this week that he would be comfortable going into the NBA Finals , which begin June 1, with acting head coach Mike Brown at the helm.

Author: 0 JR Smith: LeBron James Must 'Play Confident' in Game 4

It's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and the Celtics lost their star player, Isaiah Thomas to a hip injury. Odd fact: Cleveland had just seven points from its bench which isn't a great thing. The Cavaliers are also just 4-6 SU in their past 10 Game 4 contests on home court but claimed victory by double-digit margins in two of those four wins.

Sport Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future
Author: 0 Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

Southgate inherited Rooney as Three Lions captain but, in the space of just a few months, has eased him out of the starting XI, abolished his status as permanent skipper and left him out of successive get togethers, including Thursday's 25-man panel.

Sport 'Arsenal win would be a shock - Mertesacker is playing!'
Author: 0 'Arsenal win would be a shock - Mertesacker is playing!'

The club had organised parades following each of their four previous Premier League title wins, but feel continuing the tradition at the weekend would be "inappropriate" after the Manchester Arena attack killed 22 people and injured 59.

Sport 'We'd exchange cup for victims' lives' - Mourinho
Author: 0 'We'd exchange cup for victims' lives' - Mourinho

Twenty-two people were killed by a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. The world goes on it doesn't stop and we have to do our job. Several of the players shared a picture from the changing room of the team holding a banner that read "Manchester - A City United #PrayForManchester".

Author: 0 Busch Claims First All-Star Race Win

Jimmie Johnson attempts to extend his All-Star Race wins record to five. But before Busch hit Victory Lane, there was a lot more excitement that took place. Because of dirty air, drivers struggled to pass even when their cars were superior to the ones they were racing. "We learned quite a bit in the first 50 laps".

Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Lonzo only working out for Lakers

The Celtics won by beating out the Lakers , giving the draft lottery an old NBA Finals feel. The Boston Celtics can benefit in a big way from trading two former champions, while the Los Angeles Lakers hope a failed trade for one point guard won't cost them a shot at another.

Sport LeBron Praises Celtics And Brad Stevens After Game 4
Author: 0 LeBron Praises Celtics And Brad Stevens After Game 4

And I think that's what 'Bron had. "But the plays they were running, what coach Stevens had them running was just unbelievable". "You have to just enjoy the ride". Kyrie Irving gritted his teeth, tightened up his left sneaker and hopped to his feet. But he tied his shoelaces tighter, got up and remained in the game.

Sport Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators: Western Conference final breakdown
Author: 0 Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators: Western Conference final breakdown

Game one of the Western Conference final is in the books, and the lower seeded Nashville Predators pulled off a 3-2 overtime victory on the road on Friday night. However on the blue line the team does not have the same level of talent, which is something they need to build on but will take time and patience.

Author: 0 Cavaliers Aim To Closeout Series In Boston

Cleveland went on to win, 112-99, to take a 3-1 series lead with a potential closeout game in Boston on Thursday. They will try to make it to the NBA Finals for a third consecutive season in Game 5 in Boston on Thursday. Cleveland lost that game by the final score of 109-100 , with the Bullets winning the best-of-three series two games to one. "The importance of a Game 4 - especially the way we came out in Game 3 - you know, in the back of my mind, I was like, I'm saying to myself, 'We ...

Sport Real Madrid beat Atletico to advance to 2017 UEFA Champions League final
Author: 0 Real Madrid beat Atletico to advance to 2017 UEFA Champions League final

It's not hard for us to go out and say thank you, because, at the end of the day, everything we do is for them". Real Madrid's (aggregate) victory was ruthless, efficient and cruel, but that's how big brothers are, isn't it? His side now sit second in La Liga where they are level on points with Barcelona , though they have a game in hand over their rivals.

Sport Newcastle United Gven Permission To Speak To Chelsea's Tammy Abraham
Author: 0 Newcastle United Gven Permission To Speak To Chelsea's Tammy Abraham

Chelsea reportedly plan to secure the 19-year-old on a new long-term deal before loaning him out. Should Newcastle successfully land a loan deal for Abraham, they will hope he is able to replicate the success of past Newcastle attacking players joining on loan, including Loïc Rémy and the newly-signed Atsu while avoiding the fates of players like Luuk de Jong and Seydou Doumbia.

Author: 0 Celtics' playoff hopes rest on LeBron James having another bad night

Bradley's shot left his hands with about 2.8 seconds remaining. INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James kept a low profile Monday, much like he did in Game 3. "We only had two fast-break points, so they neutralized what we wanted to do". "It was like, you already knew". James put up just 11 points against the Celtics in Game 3, and he didn't score in the fourth quarter.

Sport A knife hanging on our neck if we don't do well - Kohli
Author: 0 A knife hanging on our neck if we don't do well - Kohli

But recent history shows the team always rises to the occasion on the biggest stage, and the two-time ICC Cricket World Cup winners will be tough to stop. In our heads, nothing really changes, whether it is Pakistan, Australia , England, South Africa , or New Zealand. "If we can think in that manner, we'll get results more often than not".

Author: 0 James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

Thomas finished second in the league in scoring during the regular season and scored a league-high 53 points in Game 2 of Boston's second-round series against the Washington Wizards . Will we see the best player in the world who dominates every aspect of the game? Forward Jae Crowder is also liming in to Game 5 with a groin injury .

Author: 0 FA Cup final: Arsenal v Chelsea 2002 - where are they now?

It's quite easy to say, "Yeah, get rid of him", but who are they going to get? However, an inauspicious start to the year ultimately doomed them. Chief-executive Ivan Gazidis has made no comment on Wenger's future, with the Sunday World revealing back in March that he is leading the calls for change at Arsenal , with or without Wenger's continued input.

Author: 0 Derek Jeter's number is retired at Yankee stadium

Jeter is the Yankees' career leader in hits (3,465), games played (2,747), at-bats (11,195), doubles (544) and stolen bases (358) AND those five World Series titles. Proudly wearing No. 2 in tribute to Derek Jeter , Alex Bregman drove a splitter into the left-field seats, capping a six-run first inning off Masahiro Tanaka with his first home run this season and first big league grand slam.

Author: 0 James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

It ain't over until it's over manifested literally when the Celtics , against enormous odds, defeated the Cavaliers 111-108 on a last-second three-pointer by guard Avery Bradley . Crowder and the Celtics are looking forward to going home and redeeming themselves after the blowout losses in Games 1 and 2. And speaking of LeBron James , he chipped in 34 points of his own in Game 4.

Author: 0 Manchester City confirm that Zabaleta will be moving on

The referee's never spoken about that. Olivier Giroud tapped in two close-range finishes, while Alexis Sanchez netted his 50th Premier League goal for Arsenal in the team's fifth win in its last six games. "Once he makes the play of the ball, he becomes active", he said. "We'll have to check the boots for Tuesday", Guardiola told a news conference. West Ham United are the favourites to sign Pablo Zabaleta from Manchester City and are willing to pay the full-back £100,000 per ...

Author: 0 Willett and McIlroy to assess back injuries before BMW PGA Championship

If you had William McGirt or Mackenzie Hughes as the first-round leader of The Players Championship in your office pool, you must be smiling. Defending champion Jason Day ran off two straight birdies after making the turn and was in the lead at 5-under, which for the former world No.

Author: 0 Monaco Grand Prix Ferrari's Vettel flies during practice, Hamilton labours

Both Mercedes and McLaren are expected to follow suit later in the week when their stickers arrive in Monaco , while a one-minute silence will be observed by the sport in the moments before Sunday's race. There were no significant changes in the order, and Vettel's record time remained fastest, ahead of Ricciardo & Raikkonen. 'Practice one was actually really good and we were quickest.

Sport Odell Beckham Jr. Skips OTA's To Party With Girlfriend Iggy Azalea
Author: 0 Odell Beckham Jr. Skips OTA's To Party With Girlfriend Iggy Azalea

While coach Ben McAdoo said he wanted all his players at the workouts, he said he would coach the ones there. "You hear about it and it's a known thing across the league, but when you are in here, you can feel it". Defensive tackle Damon Harrison also weighed in. "I mean obviously when he has been here we have gotten great work and he is a special, special talent".

Author: 0 Cavs try to shake 'weird' loss

It is safe to say that pretty much all of the basketball world was shocked at the result of Sunday night-an unprecedented 21-point comeback win by the Boston Celtics in a series that had a Cleveland Cavaliers sweep written all over it.

Sport Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict
Author: 0 Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

In 2012, the 24-time grand slam singles title victor was called out for her extreme views on homosexuality after saying the Federal Government's proposed gay marriage reforms would "legitimise what God calls abominable sexual practices". "Enough is enough", Dellacqua tweeted on Friday, posting a photo of a letter to the editor of The West Australian newspaper from 2013. Margaret Court Arena opened in 1988, and plays host to several matches during the Australian Open in Melbourne .

Sport Another social media marketing campaign just went horribly wrong
Author: 0 Another social media marketing campaign just went horribly wrong

Unfortunately the Walkers Crisps marketing effort has backfired with the brand being sent in photos of controversial figures - including Fred West, Josef Fritzl, Joseph Stalin and Adam Johnson. Walkers have deleted most of the tweets from #WalkersWave . In response, Gary Lineker tweeted: "Had an unusual day in some very odd company". "At Walkers , we celebrate the fans who love the social occasion around UEFA Champions League match nights as much as the games themselves".

Sport Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 5/25/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 5/25/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

All Star guard Kyrie Irving then proceeded to take the helm and lead his side back into the contest on with a spectacular offensive performance, scoring nearly at will as the Cavs gradually eroded the Celtics' lead. "What are you going to do?" said Cleveland's Kevin Love . "We need to hit adversity in order to grow", Irving said. "And I hope we can continue to play with that chip on our shoulder and come out the same way next game".

Author: 0 Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson

Yeah, there's lots of offers on the table, both in England and overseas and really that's what I have to decide on. Herrera went on to dedicate the trophy to the victims of the attack on the Manchester Arena. But the pressure is on Mourinho to get the right players in, because fans might not be so tolerant of his pragmatic and often-defensive style the longer his reign goes on.

Author: 0 Man United: Herrera has no Zlatan worries

Herrera has also reiterated that he expects Ibrahimovic to return to top level competition after recovering from the knee ligament damage which brought his 2016-17 campaign to a close. "That day you told me you would one day win the Cup too.you deserve it my friend!" The striker made a point of highlighting his major trophy "number 33" in the changing room after the game, but admitted he was disappointed by his supporting role.

Sport Kohli desperate to prove point in England
Author: 0 Kohli desperate to prove point in England

The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made. Entering the ODI tournament after a long home Test season followed by the IPL, Kohli stressed on the need to be fit physically as well as mentally. The Black Caps last played one-day cricket in England during the thrilling 2015 series, which England won 3-2 against Brendon McCullum's side. "It's something they have done in the past without any burden".

Author: 0 Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

As much as you want to, it's not over", Lue responded when asked if he's started preparing for the Warriors . Cleveland's 4-1 series' win gives it a 12-1 record this postseason and sets up a third consecutive matchup with Western Conference champion Golden State , the team it beat in the Finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving played hero when LeBron James needed him most

He continued in the third quarter, playing all 12 minutes to score 21 points on 90 percent shooting in the period. The Cavs have a 3-1 lead in the series, which shifts back to the TD Arena in Boston for Game 5. "We can not go to Boston 2-2.' It becomes nearly an even series", he said. It soon grew to 32 and then to 35 by the end of the quarter. The Celtics used their third different starting lineup in four games against Cleveland .

Sport Bears agree to 1-year deal with WR Victor Cruz
Author: 0 Bears agree to 1-year deal with WR Victor Cruz

Three months later, Cruz tossed out accusations that the team intentionally limited his targets to make releasing him in the offseason more palatable. With all of his injury history and to a larger extent career downward trajectory since 2012, how exactly can Victor Cruz help this Chicago Bears team? "I love the Giants ", Cruz tweeted .

Author: 0 Hamilton fastest in Monaco GP 1st practice

Hamilton, Kevin Magnussen and Bottas completed the top 10. An F1 rarity sent ripples through the F1 paddock: meticulous Mercedes got its set-up all wrong when switching to the quicker ultra-soft tires during the afternoon session. "I don't understand it", Hamilton admitted, having been 0.196s faster than Vettel in the morning's cooler conditions. It's a significant deficit when teams are scrapping for minimal gains.

Author: 0 Cavaliers rally past Celtics in Game 4

LeBron James adds 34 points for the Cavs as they take a 3-1 series lead. Boston had another nice balanced attack on offense, with Avery Bradley putting up 19 points to lead the team. "I don't even think about them", Lue said of the Warriors to a small group of traveling Cleveland beat writers following the Cavs' Game 4 win Tuesday.

Author: 0 Vote For Your Player Of The Season

It is perhaps more representative to look at the gap to Arsenal rather than the one to United. But he was then frozen out of the team, bar a few cup games, and did not feature again in the Premier League match mid-April. On the mend after knee surgery in April, Mane is set to return for the start of Liverpool's pre-season preparations, where he can work towards recapturing form and fitness.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue: Kyrie Irving's left ankle feeling 'good' after Game 4 injury

Celtics brass has already said that Thomas won't play again this season, even if the they push the defending champion Cavaliers beyond five games in the Eastern Conference finals. "I'm just excited that we have another opportunity and hopefully be able to come out on top". I'm just happy and blessed that when I made a decision to come back, that I was able to help him blossom.

Sport NFL Relaxes Celebration Rules to Allow 'Snow Angels,' Still Frowns on Thrusting
Author: 0 NFL Relaxes Celebration Rules to Allow 'Snow Angels,' Still Frowns on Thrusting

Horn said he feels the league is responding to fans who want to see the celebrations and wonders why league frowns upon end-zone celebrations but allows video games, such as Madden NFL , to show them. The rules regarding overtime will remain the same. Owners also passed the proposal to change the injured reserve rule. Actually that is not quite true, as they have been allowed to mark touchdowns, or sacks, or winning field-goals, but only with a similar reservation to say a James ...

Author: 0 Manchester City confirm Clichy departure

The 31-year-old turned out just 24 times in the Premier League during the 2016/17 campaign, claiming two assists as City finished third. "It is fantastic to see where the club is today and I am sure there is plenty more success to come". "He showed his versatility numerous times this season, operating at full-back and doing so with distinction". In his final season at the club, Sagna only managed to make 25 appearances in all competitions partly due to injury and also Pep's constant ...

Sport Boston Red Sox lefty David Price will return, make season debut Monday
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox lefty David Price will return, make season debut Monday

Hanley Ramirez won't be playing 1B in near future: "If it's available to us, yeah", Farrell said when asked whether he wants to see Hanley play first against American League ballclubs. It's still only May and Price didn't go through a real spring training after straining his elbow in February. And I think you all witnessed his work in the simulated games.

Sport Rafael Nadal wins 30th Masters title in Madrid
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins 30th Masters title in Madrid

But Thiem has beaten the "King of Clay" on the red surface in Argentina previous year and he continued his promising form against Cuevas. Andy Murray's virtually flawless second half to 2016, eventually allowed the Scott to become the World Number 1, after beating Djokovic in the season ending World Tour Finals in London.

Author: 0 Why is failure matter of life and death for us, laments Kohli

The big difference, however, is the form of India's top six batsmen. India have two practice matches to play before the tournament proper. "In a World Cup you have league games and you have time to get into the tournament and dominate in the later half".

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