James will head to the broom closet while Durant and Curry celebrate an NBA Finals win on his home court. Pundits and sports radio shows are pondering a question that has a historically significant cloud hanging over it: If the Golden State Warriors sweep Cleveland to finish the playoffs 16-0, are they the best National Basketball Association team ever? Warriors forward Kevin Durant , who left Oklahoma City for Golden State last July in hopes of winning his first National ...
Shaq was traded to Miami, while Kobe remained in L.A. and was allowed to take on the alpha dog role. James, the most prolific scorer in National Basketball Association playoff history, said he was content with the more physical effort his team showed in the second game of the series and that the Cavaliers' gameplan, if executed for 48 minutes, gives them a chance to win.
According to NFL Network , doctors have confirmed that Pitta dislocated his hip, as originally feared. Pitta did not retire, though, and returned just in time for the 2016 season. Pitta will need surgery to fix the hip. His 729 yards receiving were a career high. It happened again in Week 3 of the 2014 season, causing him to miss the remainder of that year and all of 2015.
Instead of giving up and going home, he chose to call Uber and see if it would bring him to the Bills' facility in Orchard Park, NY. Eight hours and roughly 550 miles later, he was back in Buffalo at the team's practice facility. Twitter users praised Wright's dedication, which has set the bar fairly high for other players. Bills cornerback Shareece Wright appeared to have a good excuse but didn't use it, and instead went to extreme measures to make sure he showed up.
The Oklahoman reported he will remain with the school in some capacity. "Great young coach, the program's in great shape", the source said. Riley's contract was set to run through the end of the 2019 season, making it the longest contract extension for an OU football assistant coach.
Sri Lanka responded well and had South Africa shaking at times, but they could only muster 203 for nine as their challenge faded, with quick-fire wickets early on halting momentum. The win will likely now make South Africa favourites in their group but it certainly isn't an easy one - tomorrow the two other sides in the group meet in Birmingham, India and Pakistan .
Fourth seed Nadal is aiming to win a record 10th title at Roland Garros having become just the fifth man to reach 10 semi-finals at a single Grand Slam in the Open era. Murray will take on former champion Stan Wawrinka in a remake of last year's semifinal, which Murray won. "The only positive Djokovic can draw from his crushing defeat by Thiem is that he can't play any worse than he is doing at the moment", said a disenchanted supporter.
The prosecutors argued that Carter , who was 17 at the time, played a decisive role in her 18-year-old boyfriend's death, Conrad Roy III. Roy was found dead from carbon monoxide poisoning in his vehicle at a auto park in MA in July 2014.
Love gave the Cavs a needed second offensive threat with 27 points in Game 2; but against a team filled with a pair of former MVPs in Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , two other 2017 All-Stars in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson and several role players who have made key contributions, it wasn't been almost enough.
That's been quite evident through two games. The Cleveland Cavaliers have until Wednesday to figure out Durant, who has scored 71 points in the series and has the look of a player who is bound the lift the Larry O'Brien trophy in one hand the and the MVP award in the other.
Italian news agency ANSA reported Tuesday that Zaghba was held at Bologna airport in March 2016 as he was about to catch a flight to Istanbul in Turkey. Another neighbour, Michael Mimbo, told Reuters that Butt supported the north London football team Arsenal. Butt is a father of two and had previously worked in KFC and in the customer service for the London Underground as a trainee.
In all, Djokovic made almost twice as many unforced errors, 35, as winners, 18. Just a pretty bad set. "It is a big challenge and I'm up for it". "It's always hard the deeper you go in the draw - it won't be any easier on Friday". 1 in doubles who is best known for wearing some of the most memorable creations in recent years, including a tennis ball dress at a pre-Wimbledon party and a cowboy-inspired jacket at Wimbledon .
The Ottawa power play, which had gone 0 for 29 in the previous 10 games, came through with Ryan ultimately wiring a one-timer short-side to tie the score. A composed Crosby spoke to the media after the game and downplayed what happened. It was the sixth goal and 15th point of the playoffs for Ryan, who is second on the Senators behind captain Erik Karlsson (16 points).
Gennett singled in a run his first time up against Cardinal starter Adam Wainwright before starting his home run adventure. Mike Cameron, who recorded a four-homer game while with the Mariners in 2002, congratulated Gennett on joining an "exclusive club".
Ostapenko will meet 27-year-old Bacsinszky in their semi-final on Thursday - when both players celebrate their birthdays. The elation of the 19-year-old was clear as the feat of her achievement in reaching a first Grand Slam semi-final began to sink in, after a 4-6 6-2 6-2 win over the 11th seed in just under two hours on court.
Amid the post-game celebrations, Ronaldo shared an emotional moment with the iconic Scottish manager in the tunnel after the trophy celebration. "It's a big disappointment because we thought we did everything we needed to win", Buffon said.
It was her third break of the set; Bacsinszky had won 11 consecutive points played on Williams' second serve to that point. They first teamed up in 1984 and won 44 tournaments together, including two Grand Slam titles. How right those folks were. - Garbine Muguruza throws shade at Kristina Mladenovic when asked if she was annoyed by the Frenchwoman celebrating her unforced errors by yelling " forza ".
The caller told dispatchers it might be a toy gun - which it was - but that information was never relayed to Loehmann and Garmback. Cunningham, who was off duty, was at the scene because he was working a second job as security for the recreation center.
That's been quite evident through two games. After his NBA Finals failure five years ago against James and the Heat, Durant vowed to become a legitimate, respected defender who could make almost as much of an impact blocking shots and crashing the boards.
While giving her post-match speech, Mladenovic broke down in tears as the crowd chanted her nickname, "Kiki!"It's not ideal, but I fight as I can", the 13th-seeded Frenchwoman told the crowd after moving to her first French Open quarter-final".
Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel , right, watches as a puck slides past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , of Finland, Colton Sissons (10) and Ryan Ellis , left, during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley. Game 4 in Nashville , Tenn., was tied 1-1 until Gaudreau beat Matt Murray 3:45 into the second period. Pekka Rinne, Predators; 3. It was his first goal in the Final since 2009, but it wasn't almost enough.
The Cowboys waived Appleby to make room for their newest quarterback. Dallas Cowboys quarterback Austin Appleby runs through a drill during an NFL football organized team activities practice at the team's training facility, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in Frisco, Texas.
Calhoun's ninth home run of the season, an opposite-field shot that snuck over the left-field wall, put the Angels on top in the first. The four-time All-Star has gotten off to a slow start this season, hitting.239 with four home runs and 11 RBIs.
The agent saying "Totally false - it's a lie", regarding the player supposedly having already chose to become a Newcastle player and the two clubs reaching agreement. Villarreal supporters have to be excited with this signing, as with Eres Unal's-now to see if these two young stars, both of whom had breakout seasons past year in other leagues, can quickly adapt to La Liga.
During a deep-dive interview with ESPN The Magazine's Allison Glock that produced an article titled "Do you really still hate Ryan Lochte? ", Lochte gave a quote that left many concerned about the well-being of the 12-time Olympic medalist.
Gennett had two of his four home runs on pitches in the upper third of the strike zone and hit another pitch there for a first-inning single. The four-home run game is one of the most exciting baseball feats-it fits neatly into a short highlight video, and the building crowd excitement is great-and it's among the least predictable baseball, because anyone can achieve it.
There was a lot of support when we played here against England . The Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method was applied in the rain-affected match and while chasing 289 runs in 41 overs under D/L, Pakistan got bowled out for just 164 runs, falling short of 124 runs.
Nashville , who dropped the opening two games of the series before romping to a 5-1 win in Game 3 on Saturday, picked up where they left off at the weekend to overwhelm the Penguins . "Obviously, it's hard to win when you score one goal, but having said that, I thought tonight of all the games we played, we generated the most chances and the highest quality", Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan said.
The Belgian worldwide helped the Blues win the Premier League title this season, scoring 16 goals and assisting 5 in the league. With the season now over, the title in hand and the summer upon us, Courtois is ready to sign just about whatever Chelsea put in front of him.
Coach Mark Dantonio dismissed all three from the football program moments after the charges were made public, and he later joined athletic director Mark Hollis for a news conference. "It's about four people that - this is dramatic and hard for all of them". "So I think people can put together whatever they want from that". Those three Michigan State football players, who allegedly committed the attack in January, were indefinitely suspended in February.
No. 8 Kei Nishikori , and 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka vs. I think I played the best match here in Roland Garros against Carla. "I am not playing close to my best and everyone knows that". "So I have just to improve in this way because he never had something to complain about my game and about the work that I do because I'm working, but just with my attitude".
As I wrote breathlessly at the time, their style of play worked with pace and space in a way that challenged a very little definition of position, i.e. They embraced the chase a year ago but said Tuesday that they're not thinking at all about 16-0. "He was a monster defensively, blocking shots, guarding everybody.
One of the topics that has started to come up as these Warriors sweep through the playoffs in historic fashion is just how good are they, and where to we slot them all-time if Vegas bookmakers would choose them over the 1996 Bulls , barely.
They lost their top centre, Ryan Johansen , after Game 4 because of emergency surgery on his left thigh, and captain Mike Fisher has missed two games with an upper-body injury. Rinne made 38 saves to improve to 12-4. The second period was all Anaheim as the Ducks poured 13 more shots on Pekka Rinne and Ondrej Kase slapped a rebound by Rinne to cut the lead in half 2-1.
Spain's Nicolas Almagro is treated for a left knee injury in his second round match against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. I said to him, 'Try to be calm.' Try to think about his family, his baby. "It was a really good, solid match and I am just happy that I was able to play stronger as the match went on".
Looking only at the score differentials from last year's NBA Finals compared to this year's might lead one to incorrectly assume that this year's Golden State Warriors are a lot like last year's Warriors and this year's Finals might look something like last year's.
Crosby went on to say that Subban likes the attention. "I know there'll be a lot more energy if you can imagine that ... which will be pretty awesome", Subban said . It was the eighth time Malkin, with his NHL-best 26 points this postseason, was held without a shot. That goal was Crosby's seventh of the playoffs.
The France global, who played a key part in helping his country finish runners-up at Euro 2016, even said at one point that a switch to Old Trafford was "possible" and he would give a potential move a "six out of eight chance". Griezmann, who has a release clause in his contract set at €100m (£87m), scored 26 goals in 53 appearances for Atletico this past season. Manchester United are hoping to use the lure of Champions League football to attract some top players to Old Trafford this ...
Golden State has scored 126 per game on almost 52 percent shooting over the last five games. Warriors reserve Andre Iguodala shrugs off the notion of needing an unbeaten title run. "I knew he was a special talent", Thompson said. The Cavaliers said they won't change their lineup or their schemes, insisting they want to play fast even though that's exactly the way the Warriors like it.
Bacsinszky nearly dropped her serve but held on and won the match when Mladenovic hit a forehand wide. Bidding to become the first man to win 10 titles at the same grand slam event, Nadal will next play Pablo Carreno Busta who beat Milos Raonic in a five-set thriller.
Svitolina won the first set 6-3 and raced into a 5-1 lead in the second before Halep bounced back and took the second 7-6 (6). At 21, Khachanov is the youngest man to reach the round of 16 at Roland Garros since US Open victor Marin Cilic, then 20, in 2009.
History-chasing Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic will have to wait until Wednesday to try and reach the semi-finals of the French Open due to rain in Paris . Nadal earned his 100th victory in a best-of-five-sets match on clay. Thiem, beaten 6-1, 6-0 by Djokovic in Rome last month, could hardly believe his luck as his Serbian opponent waved the white flag in the third set, losing it in 20 minutes.
Durant might be the most unique individual scorer ever; Curry puts more pressure on primary defenders than any player in basketball; and Thompson can rain jumpers over the top of anyone. "So, I'm excited and it's good to be back". "A little frustrated because I like getting offensive rebounds , haven't been getting as much the last two games", Thompson said.
The Cavaliers have to control the pace and get physical. "That's last year, and I don't even know the feeling anymore", said LeBron James , whose Cavs rallied last year in Game 3 , lost Game 4 and then staged a historic comeback for the title after trailing 3-1 in the Finals.
I still made the game and broke him in the first service game and again broke him in his first service game in the third set. The Romanian wasted four set points but evened the match on her next opportunity in the tiebreaker after saving a match point.
Jesse Lingard admits that United failed to achieve their primary objectives of winning the Premier League and reaching the top four this season but reckons the squad has learned the lessons needed to help them push for the title next year.
The ball had gotten over Jay Bruce's outstretched glove for a two-run shot that put the Rangers ahead to stay as they snapped a four-game losing streak with a 10-8 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night. It happened only six times last season and four times in 2015, when dominant pitching pushed the Mets to the World Series. He's pitched 6 2/3 innings and has yet to allow an earned run (though four unearned runs have scored under his watch).
Forward Draymond Green believes comparisons between his Golden State Warriors and great National Basketball Association teams of the past are pointless because of changes in the rules and the impossibility of head-to-head battles. James is doing his part, averaging 28.5 points, 13.0 rebounds, 11.0 assists and 1.5 blocks, while shooting 55 percent from the field and 33 percent from long distance.
Per Section 184.108.40.206.3.c, all three could face a four-race suspension for the pit road mistake. He just took off better than I did. He did a good job. 19 auto when Carl Edwards retired before the season. As a result, he restarted 17th. Brad Keselowski , Last week's race victor Austin Dillon , and the aforementioned Hamlin round out the top 10.
According to VividSeats.com, the average price of a ticket to Game 3 in Cleveland is $911, which is virtually identical to the average cost of a ticket to that contest before the series began . Think of it this way. Prior to running a pick-and-roll with Love's man, the Warriors will send an extra player to screen Love just to make Love have to fight that much more to defend the action.