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Sport Djokovic drawn to face Nadal in French Open semis
Author: 0 Djokovic drawn to face Nadal in French Open semis

For good measure, he also won Madrid for a fifth time , ending a seven-match losing streak, stretching back over two years against Djokovic in the process. Title favourite Simona Halep was rated only 50-50 on Wednesday after damaging ankle ligaments and will give an update on her fitness on Friday. The British No.

Sport Celtics-Cavs Odds: Boston Enters Game 4 As Huge Underdogs Again
Author: 0 Celtics-Cavs Odds: Boston Enters Game 4 As Huge Underdogs Again

While most teams would have waived the white flag - Houston Rockets-style - the Celtics instead played their best game since last Monday's emotional Game 7 win over the Wizards. Turnovers: 12 (Smart 3, Bradley 2, Crowder 2, Horford 2, Olynyk 2, Brown). 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 .

Sport US Congressional Committee Unveils New Gambling Bill on Sports Betting
Author: 0 US Congressional Committee Unveils New Gambling Bill on Sports Betting

New Jersey has repeatedly attempted to skirt the federal prohibition on sports gambling and is now awaiting a decision from the Supreme Court on whether it will review the state's appeal on the issue. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), restricts betting on professional and college sports games in all but four states including Delaware, Montana, Nevada and OR, and only Delaware, Nevada, and New Jersey allow online gambling.

Sport LaVar Ball hawking 'Stay in yo lane' T-shirts
Author: 0 LaVar Ball hawking 'Stay in yo lane' T-shirts

Much has been made of Ball's pedestrian college basketball stats and claims of being able to beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1 back in his heyday. It began with Leahy questioning Ball about how many pairs of the $495 sneakers that Ball's company, Big Baller Brand, had sold.

Sport National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Penguins beat Senators
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs 2017: Updated bracket after Penguins beat Senators

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Chris Kunitz's goal in double overtime sent the Pittsburgh Penguins back to the Stanley Cup Final . The missed opportunity that stood out the most to Malkin came during a Penguins power play in the first period. NOTES: The home team is 21-20 in overtime Game 7s in National Hockey League playoff history.

Author: 0 Marcus Smart channels his inner IT, Stopping LeBron in Game 4

The Cavaliers played a marvelous first half. The four-time MVP hasn't been that bad since Game 4 of the 2011 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks in which he scored just eight points. well, it's dumb. LeBron James faced a unique challenge in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Celtics on Tuesday. "But one of my first text messages I got (after the game) was from Isaiah".

Author: 0 Brazil coach Tite: Coutinho ideal player for Barcelona

Coutinho signed a new contract with Liverpool in January that takes him through to 2022. While Coutinho is happy on Merseyside, we can't imagine he doesn't sometimes wonder what life will be like in Spain alongside Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez and Neymar...

Sport Liverpool to break their transfer record to sign Bundesliga star
Author: 0 Liverpool to break their transfer record to sign Bundesliga star

In turn, his form attracted interest from Jurgen Klopp who will undoubtedly be looking for reinforcements this summer with Liverpool on track to return to the Champions League . At the same time , Liverpool are likely to need to bid a similar amount to prise Virgil van Dijk from Southampton in the summer. The club's existing transfer mark stands at the £35m ill-advisedly paid for Andy Carroll in 2011 and the American owners have shown they are prepared to back the manager with big ...

Sport Man Utd's Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson
Author: 0 Man Utd's Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson

The FC panel were all positive after watching Manchester United thoroughly dominate an electric, albeit young Ajax side. It became Britain's deadliest terror attack in 12 years and took place just two days before Jose Mourinho and his charges were set to claim their elusive Europa League title in Stockholm , Sweden.

Author: 0 Warriors 'too stressful' for LeBron James to discuss Finals rematch

Celtics react to falling short in Eastern Conference finals. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2. Crucial postseason roles had been played by Avery Bradley , Terry Rozier, Gerald Green and Jonas Jerebko - all having arrived outside the lottery. The Cavaliers continued their hot-shooting start and set the franchise record for the most points scored in a half on the way to a ...

Author: 0 Celtics' Brown questionable for Game 5

The 32-year-old, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 post-season games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games. The Boston Celtics need a win tonight in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals to keep their season alive. The C's hung tough in spurts of the series, including an impressive comeback win in Game 3, but Cleveland never had too much trouble with Boston en route to its third straight NBA Finals appearance.

Sport FA Cup final is about Arsenal not me, says Wenger
Author: 0 FA Cup final is about Arsenal not me, says Wenger

Wenger has also admitted that the uncertainty contributed to the club's first finish outside the top four in two decades. They also suffered a humiliating 10-2 aggregate defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League . "We will see if he can start", Wenger said. Chelsea won the Premier League this season - the fifth time they have done so under the ownership of billionaire Roman Abramovich, who has spent heavily since taking control in 2003.

Author: 0 Terry: I might retire after final game for Chelsea

There was an element of good fortune about his goal as the ball dropped kindly for Terry in the area, he struck it with his shin and it went in off the post. "Tonight was tough but next week I'm going to be in bits, I know". Terry, Chelsea's emblematic skipper, will end his 22-year association with the club at the end of the season and seems certain to start at least one of their final two games.

Author: 0 Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7

ET, and it will be televised by NBC . Crosby would dig out the ball, determined. Over the past two playoff runs the Senators have had, Ryan has picked up two goals and four points in Games 6 and 7. The puck can hit the goaltender, a defender, a teammate, a stick, a post. Prior to Game 7 in the second round against the Washington Capitals , Malkin stopped just short of predicting victory.

Author: 0 Paul Pogba teases fans with hint about Antoine Griezmann's future

Manchester United winning the Europa League was never really in doubt, was it? It remains to be seen if Griezmann will link up with Ibrahimovic next season, with the Swede, now recuperating from a serious injury, yet to decide on whether to play another year at Old Trafford or look for pastures anew.

Author: 0 Mertesacker to make most of unexpected Cup final chance

The same game plan, as shown by Manchester United at Old Trafford, can work against Chelsea but should Mustafi fail to recover it places a significant responsibility on Holding, who only earned his first call-up to England's Under-21s last summer.

Author: 0 Cavaliers crush Celtics to book Finals showdown with Warriors

James, arguably the premier player in the game, leads a Cavs side that features the sublime talents of Australian-born, but United States loyal, point guard Irving and sharpshooting big man Love. Kevin Love (12 points, seven rebounds) and Kyrie Irving (11 points) both continued their outstanding level of play and were key in Cleveland's huge first-quarter run.

Sport Andy Murray struggles with illness on French Open eve
Author: 0 Andy Murray struggles with illness on French Open eve

Heading into the French Open , the. Both Murray and Kerber have struggled to look the part since beginning 2017 in the respective top spots, and, if you believe their detractors, they have only managed to hold on to their position because fate has been kind to them.

Author: 0 LeBron James calls his pursuit of Michael Jordan a 'personal goal'

Well, fast forward to now, with James on the brink of punching his ticket to his seventh consecutive NBA Finals , and the three-time league champion is now clarifying those original remarks about chasing the ghost of MJ. That was my mindset when I started playing the game. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2.

Sport NHL: Nashville led the series with
Author: 0 NHL: Nashville led the series with "Anaheim" in the Stanley Cup finals

Especially not on home ice. With the series heading to Nashville , where the Predators are 5-0 at home, look for Johansen to get a much-needed break from his pesky shadow. Members of the Tennessee Titans showed up in force to take in the game, and the team's offensive linemen put on a show to hype the crowd before the game.

Sport Spurs' Ginobili mulls retirement after sweep by Warriors
Author: 0 Spurs' Ginobili mulls retirement after sweep by Warriors

The team will now be looking to face either the Boston Celtics or Cleveland Cavaliers who are the defending champions that wrested the title from Golden State Warriors last season. But even the added rest may not be enough for Kerr, who told ESPN after Tuesday's win that he's still "day by day". San Antonio would go on to lose all four games in the series by a combined 64 points.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Ottawa Senators Game 2

The Ottawa Senators dominated Boston then rallied by the New York Rangers on the legs of seemingly tireless defenseman Erik Karlsson , the inspirational play of goaltender Craig Anderson and a neutral zone trap created to frustrate and suffocate opponents in equal measure.

Author: 0 FA Cup: Moses Reveals Chelsea Aiming for Double

Arsenal have won the competition twice in the last three seasons but on both occasions they had also sealed Champions League qualification after a top-four finish. We've got the league title and they're going to want to win because they missed out on the top four'. We're going to try and stop them because we want the double.

Sport Valentino Rossi recovering after motocross accident
Author: 0 Valentino Rossi recovering after motocross accident

Movistar Yamaha MotoGP's Valentino Rossi is recovering from a motocross training accident that occurred on Thursday evening, May 25th. If the results are positive, today the Doctor could go home. A group of students sent a message of good healing to Valentino Rossi . Rossi had led the championship until last weekend's French Grand Prix at Le Mans , where he crashed on the last lap while battling for victory with Spanish team mate Maverick Vinales .

Sport Cavs oust Celtics in five games
Author: 0 Cavs oust Celtics in five games

The Warriors would like to regain the title they earned by defeating Cleveland in the 2015 Finals. "It's a tribute to what I've been able to do with this game". Victory secures a seventh consecutive NBA Finals for James, winning two titles in four appearances with Miami Heat between 2011 and 2014, before returning to home-town team Cleveland.

Author: 0 Sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Vidal tells Bayern

Will Alexis Sanchez move to the Bundesliga? "Sanchez then had an incident at the club". Alexis Sanchez scores again - Could it be his last Premier League goal for the Gunners? The Chile global has spoken of his desire to compete for the biggest trophies in football and his frustration at Arsenal's inability to challenge for them this season.

Author: 0 Moses has no plan to stop Arsenal star Sanchez

Paul Merson believes Arsenal's chances of beating Chelsea in the FA Cup final are extremely low, particularly with Per Mertesacker set to play as the club cope with a defensive crisis. We're going to try and stop them because we want the double. The Gunners will, of course, be desperate for some silverware after missing out on the top four, intensifying the uncertainty surrounding manager Arsene Wenger's future, but Moses added: "We don't feel any pressure, we're just taking this ...

Sport Purdue's Caleb Swanigan Will Remain In NBA Draft
Author: 0 Purdue's Caleb Swanigan Will Remain In NBA Draft

Vince Edwards , the senior-to-be Purdue forward, will withdraw from the 2017 NBA Draft and return to Purdue for his senior season. Swanigan is projected by most to be a second round draft pick, despite the fact that he was a better college player than many who will be taken ahead of him.

Sport Sherman calls story on Seahawks' discord 'nonsense'
Author: 0 Sherman calls story on Seahawks' discord 'nonsense'

In December I wrote in this space coming out of Sherman berating Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell from passing from the 1-yard line during the win over the Los Angeles Rams a story on it. A week later, against the Cardinals, Sherman was on the field for 99 snaps, including four on special teams. The game ended 6-6. "He's always looking at what other people are doing", a former Seahawks assistant coach told Wickersham about Sherman.

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream

With all that being said, the Cleveland Cavaliers know the Golden State Warriors are getting a lot of rest waiting for the 2017 NBA Finals to kick off, and the Cavs likely want to do the same. The Celtics have played better in Games 3 and 4, though. There is no doubt about it that the Celtics ball movement makes them one of the most hard teams to guard, but there needs to be an intent to score the ball.

Author: 0 Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

It's now 5,995 and counting after James concluded another masterpiece with 35 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. Despite falling short of their championship goals, Thomas has proven himself to be capable of leading an elite National Basketball Association squad and the Celtics are proving to be a team that is a few pieces away from contending for more than a No.

Author: 0 Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream

The duo helped pound the final nail in the coffin by combining for 28 points during a third quarter that saw Cleveland outscore Boston , 34-17. By the second half, about the only suspense laid in when James would break Michael Jordan's record for playoff points at 5,987.

Sport Zinedine Zidane demands players focus on Celta Vigo match
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane demands players focus on Celta Vigo match

The French coach was asked if he thought he was appreciated by the giant Spanish club. "We are only thinking about the three final ( matches ) that we have got coming up". This game was originally scheduled for February but had to be postponed due to storm damage at Balaidos , with its rearrangement for the final week of the season creating some extra drama.

Author: 0 British police: All killed at concert have been identified

The sophistication of Abedi's backpack device has led to concerns a bomb maker could still be at large. The official threat level was raised late on Tuesday to its highest level, " critical ", meaning an attack is expected imminently. UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Wednesday described the leaks as " irritating ". U.S. officials informed on the matter told the newspaper that the USA did not have permission to share the intelligence and that the leak jeopardises cooperation with the ...

Author: 0 Pearson's Premier League Roundup: Arsenal win but miss out on top four

Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League on Sunday, missing out on Champions League football for the first time since 1997. "Maybe (we are more attractive) but it's one thing saying you're coming to play in the Champions League and another proving you're good enough to play in it".

Sport Spanberger, Hogs Set SEC Records In Rout Of Auburn
Author: 0 Spanberger, Hogs Set SEC Records In Rout Of Auburn

As long as the rains hold off, there should be a full day of action at the SEC tournament without incident for the first time this week. The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville built a 3-0 lead through two innings for Trevor Stephan on Luke Bonfield's two-run home run and Jack Kenley's RBI double, but the Hogs missed out on other scoring chances.

Sport UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US
Author: 0 UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

Some of the clues suggesting Abedi was part of a wider terror network in Manchester have been revealed in leaked photos of the remnants of the bomb itself. A USA law enforcement official later authenticated the photos and said they had been provided by British authorities to American investigators, CNBC reported .

Author: 0 Premier League Mourinho admits Man United kids need more time

The Red Devils enjoyed a 25-game unbeaten run in the Premier League this season, but were ultimately forced to settle for a sixth-place finish. After stating that he wanted to act as if the last three years had never happened when he was initially announced as the new Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho's opening season at Old Trafford has been an overwhelming disappointment.

Sport Mourinho restores Manchester United's winning feeling
Author: 0 Mourinho restores Manchester United's winning feeling

The 19-year-old Rashford, who started for United in the Europa final, will not now go to the European Under-21 Championship, while Kane, the Premier League scoring champion, is fit and available to Southgate for the first time after missing the manager's first six games.

Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs 2017: James Neal's goal gives Predators OT win over Ducks

The Ducks' biggest sequence of the third period, though, came when it killed off a Predators two-man advantage following a pair of delay of game penalties that came 32 seconds apart. But the Predators seemed to be playing at another level. Standing in their way is the same team that eliminated them in the 2016 playoffs - the Nashville Predators .

Author: 0 FA Cup final preview: History beckons for Chelsea and Arsenal

The North Londoners surpassed the total achieved by Leicester City win they won the title last season when they rounded off the campaign with back-to-back 6-1 and 7-1 wins over the Foxes and Hull. "I haven't got a plan to stop him", Moses told ESPN. "We're going to try and stop them because we want the Double". Wenger has been at the helm for six of those triumphs and one more would see the Frenchman on his own with seven wins, surpassing the six won by Aston Villa manager George Ramsay ...

Author: 0 Horschel outduels Day to win Byron Nelson in playoff

Horschel, who had missed the cut in his only previous Nelson appearances before this season (2011, 2012), became the 35th, and final, Nelson champion crowned in Irving before the event shifts next season to Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas .

Sport Gary Cahill states his prediction for Arsenal v Chelsea
Author: 0 Gary Cahill states his prediction for Arsenal v Chelsea

Kieran Gibbs has added to the extraordinary defensive crisis at Arsenal that has already sidelined Laurent Koscielny , Gabriel and nearly certainly Shkodran Mustafi from Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea . Mertesacker last started on April 30 a year ago, when he was substituted early in the second half of a 1-0 victory at home to Norwich City. They won the English Premier League, but Chelsea's players will not take to the streets for a victory parade following the ...

Sport Sinclair, Rodgers feted with awards in debut season with Celtic
Author: 0 Sinclair, Rodgers feted with awards in debut season with Celtic

As well as the unbeaten record , Celtic also secured a record points total of 106 as well as the record goals total of 106, and Rodgers says it's not only about the record but how his players have achieved such milestones. "It's been a great season", added the 44-year-old Northern Irishman. "You come in and plan to win". Rodgers did however confirm that Griffiths sent him a message of apology for the incident and that the striker continues to be a major part of his club.

Sport Bogaerts has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Red Sox beat Rangers 11
Author: 0 Bogaerts has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Red Sox beat Rangers 11

Travis, whose nickname is "Doctor Chill", wears number 59 for the Sox. Travis has hammered left-handed pitching throughout the last couple years, and it seems plausible that he'll be part of some sort of platoon with Moreland at least for the time being.

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