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Sport Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader
Author: 0 Mets to bring back Cespedes for Saturday's doubleheader

Cespedes was batting.270 with six home runs and 10 RBIs before landing on the DL. Cespedes will not start the second game Saturday but could be available to pinch-hit. Manager Terry Collins spoke to the media before Friday night's game and revealed that Cespedes will play in one of the two games (no word yet on which).

Sport LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team
Author: 0 LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

The Warriors won their first 15 playoff games, the longest postseason streak in North American sport history, but 48 minutes from a party they've been planning for a year has been put on hold. Naturally, with all of this coming out, someone felt the need to ask Golden State Head Coach Steve Kerr what he thinks and well, his answer was blunt and ideal.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka chase big total to beat India at ICC Champions Trophy

Similarly, if the Pakistan versus Sri Lanka game gets washed out then South Africa will become the second team from Group B to enter semis. In the process, he became the second Sri Lanka player after Chamara Kapugedera to withdraw from the tournament, featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams.

Sport NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year
Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from previous year

The labeling and comparing will continue to go on but for me I am actually going to just enjoy the games. "It will be a massive upset if they're not there each and every year". "I don't think that our careers are the same as far as changing teams", James said . They need an exorcism. What it means for the Finals is the series heads back to the Bay Area with the Warriors still well ahead with a 3-1 lead.

Author: 0 Cavs not giving up - James

Oh yeah, and the Cavs broke another Finals record - the most three-pointers in a single game (24). Only eight teams have swept their opponents 4-0 in the NBA Finals - the last was San Antonio Spurs against Cleveland in the 2006-07 season.

Sport Why Lebanon Is Attempting to Ban Wonder Woman
Author: 0 Why Lebanon Is Attempting to Ban Wonder Woman

It's the DC movie fans and non-fans alike have been waiting for. BvS didn't do much to quell my fears that the DCEU was headed for rough waters, even more so the lack of direction I felt Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman received in the film.

Author: 0 Cavs halt Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

During the playoffs, most of Golden State's wins have not been close . Everything's on hold in the NBA Finals. The comeback Cavaliers are at it again. As for Warriors guard Stephen Curry? "We just wanted to come out tonight and lay it all on the line", Love said after the game. People talk insane man, I'm gonna leave it at that.

Author: 0 Police treat 'cowardly' Australia siege as terrorism

Turnbull also questioned about Khayre had been able to be granted parole, when he was a known offender with "a long record of violence" and had "connections, at least in the past, with violent extremism". The Somali-born Khayre shot Mr Hao dead in a Brighton apartment building and barricaded himself inside a room on Monday afternoon. The man at the centre of yesterday's deadly siege in Melbourne tampered with his Global Positioning System ankle bracelet during a terror attack that killed ...

Author: 0 Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason run in Game 4

Which is just a bit familiar for everybody involved. The Warriors still have ample chances to win their second title in three seasons over the Cavs. The old mark of 81 points in a half was set by the 1982 Philadelphia 76ers. Within the Cavaliers locker room though there was no quit and they found a way to go toe-to-toe with one of he best scoring teams in National Basketball Association history and wound up bettering them.

Author: 0 Penguins' season coming down to short series

The Penguins beat the Predators, 6-0, to take a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Final . "I don't know if anybody shakes off a game like that that quickly", Nashville coach Peter Laviolette said. Crosby set up Sheary in the low slot for a 4-0 Penguins lead at 1:19. Rust made it 2-0 just 6:43 into the game with a nasty backhand flip over Rinne's glove.

Author: 0 Penguins clobber Predators to take lead in Stanley Cup Final

Pekka Rinne's game seemed to be in tatters and the Penguins fan base was musing whether it preferred a clean sweep or just a split of the two games in Nashville so the defending champions could raise the Cup on home ice. So, have to back the Preds here and predict we'll have a game seven later in the week. Sheary took a pretty feed from Crosby and sent it by Saros 1:19 into the second to push Pittsburgh's lead to four.

Author: 0 Cavs prevent NBA Finals sweep, end Warriors perfect postseason run

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving couldn't be stopped. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers . Golden State has yet to lose a game in this season's playoffs. "If I felt better, I was going to do it". Steph Curry was four-of-13 from the field for 14 points and 10 assists . When Cleveland's locker room opened after the game, trainer Mike Mancias was stretching James over a medicine ball.

Author: 0 Kerr responds to legends who say they would 'destroy' Warriors

To find out how to watch a free and legal live stream of the Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals Game Four, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. If we don't win the championship, then our season is unsuccessful. LeBron James scored 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed off nine assists while Kyrie Irving added 38 points to pace the Cavaliers, but James said he has never faced a "juggernaut" like the Warriors.

Sport Meet The Nashville Fan Who Threw A Catfish On The Ice
Author: 0 Meet The Nashville Fan Who Threw A Catfish On The Ice

So you talk to the Penguins , and they sound like Phil Kessel's 2013 Leafs, who finished last in puck possession and reached the playoffs in that 48-game season. The tiebreaker wasn't the end of the Penguins' quick start in the period. From left, Brooke Staudt, of Munhall, Pa., and Maureen Sams and Pierce Sams, of Carnego, Pa., wait in the rain outside PPG Paints Arena before Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the.

Sport Virat, the only Indian in Forbes List of Richest Athletes
Author: 0 Virat, the only Indian in Forbes List of Richest Athletes

In fact, there is only one athlete in the world who will earn more money than LeBron James in 2017, according to Forbes . The Portuguese earned $58 million (R745 million) from Los Blancos in salary and bonus payments, plus another $35 million (R450 million) from endorsement deals with Nike , Tag Heuer and Herbalife, among others.

Sport Lonzo Ball didn't wow Los Angeles Lakers in workout
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball didn't wow Los Angeles Lakers in workout

The Lakers could send the second pick to a team in the top seven that wanted to move up for one of the elite guys in this draft. "Look at his body; he's already (got an) NBA-ready body". "I told them, 'If you're going to be disrespectful to your mom, I want you to be all the time.' So, excuse my language right here, but if you want to say, 'Good morning, b--,' that's fine with me", Ball said.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr cracks that old-timers would 'kill' Warriors

No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in the National Basketball Association play-offs. The @cavs erupt for 49 first quarter points, the most points in a quarter in #NBAFinals history! "Our mindset is to go out there and get one", James said.

Author: 0 Nobody's perfect - Cavaliers thump Warriors to avoid sweep

The Warriors outscored the Cavs 11-0 down the stretch to run their postseason record to 15-0, and there's no reason to believe they won't close out the series on Friday night. He passed Los Angeles Lakers great and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles in NBA Finals history. James broke down the play, highlighting every detail - Green with five fouls, Durant collapsing, Curry guarding Kevin Love and Korver being open in the short corner - before delivering his own ...

Author: 0 Nadal just 1 step away from 'La Decima' in Paris

You need to, as I say, keep pushing yourself". At 32, Wawrinka is the oldest men's finalist at Roland Garros since 33-year-old Niki Pilic in 1973, but Wawrinka is built like an ox and has the stamina of a marathon runner. But the Swiss regrouped and came back swinging, capitalising on a poor Murray drop shot to win the tie-break and then blasting his way through the fifth against an opponent who had spent all his energy.

Author: 0 Austin Dillon's Fuel-Mileage Gamble Leads To Huge Win At Coca-Cola 600

Dillon joins David Pearson (1961 Coca-Cola 600); Buddy Baker (1967 Bank of America 500); Jeff Gordon (1994 Coca-Cola 600); Bobby Labonte (1995 Coca-Cola 600); Matt Kenseth (2000 Coca-Cola 600); Jamie McMurray (2002 Bank of America 500); Casey Mears (2007 Coca-Cola 600); and David Reutimann (2009 Coca-Cola 600) as the nine drivers to score their first Cup Series wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Sport First among equals as Halep, Ostapenko eye French Open title
Author: 0 First among equals as Halep, Ostapenko eye French Open title

Ostapenko, the youngest French Open finalist since Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago, takes a riskier approach, striking every ball as if she is trying to separate it from its fluffy coat. With so many big names absent from the draw, this could be Halep's best chance to land a first Grand Slam, but that is not all that is at stake. On the day she turned 20 the free-swinging World No.47 launched a fusillade of 50 winners to become the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final at ...

Author: 0 India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

New Zealand made light work of outscoring Sri Lanka at Edgbaston, the latter having completed their 50 overs on 356-8 thanks in large part to an Upul Tharanga century and fifties from Kusal Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal. While Yuvraj is recovering from a viral fever, Rohit has been granted permission to attend a family wedding by the team management. But the last two years has been brilliant for Bangladesh cricket .

Sport Eoin Morgan praises England's bowlers as hosts reach Champions Trophy semi-final
Author: 0 Eoin Morgan praises England's bowlers as hosts reach Champions Trophy semi-final

England captain Eoin Morgan praised his bowlers after they beat New Zealand by 87 runs in Cardiff on Tuesday to be the first team to qualify for the Champions Trophy semi-finals. Sent into bat , Jos Buttler provided a late flourish with a quick-fire unbeaten 61 after Joe Root scored a fluent half-century to propel England to 310 all out.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

We shared the ball, we moved the ball and defensively we were physical. If that doesn't seem fair, welcome to the Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA Finals experience. At one point, it was announced that Golden State's Draymond Green had been given his second technical foul and security came onto the floor to usher the volatile forward to the locker room.

Author: 0 Five players Predators need to step up in Game 6

It seemed hard for us to get anything going. The postgame questions, however, centred around a brief wrestling match with Predators defenceman P.K. Subban and his toss of a water bottle from the bench. Crosby added his third helper on Phil Kessel's first goal of the final. Ekholm said the Predators tried to answer nearly too quickly. "I'm not an official so I'm not going to judge what's over the line and what's not", Subban said.

Sport Bangladesh skipper Mortaza ecstatic after thrilling win over New Zealand
Author: 0 Bangladesh skipper Mortaza ecstatic after thrilling win over New Zealand

Even if the skies are clear on Saturday, Australia face a daunting task against title favourites England , who have breezed into the semifinals with emphatic wins over Bangladesh and New Zealand . Their worst fears came true at the end of the match, when Bangladesh scripted an epic come-from-behind victory to knock them out of the tournament.

Author: 0 LeBron James Will Leave Cavs, Finish Career In Los Angeles

The Warriors were still up three points in Game 3. Shortly after, another reporter asked James what the Cavaliers had to do differently to come away with a victory in Game 3. Iguodala also said James' action is one that's fairly common across the league and not worth making a fuss over, as evidenced by the number of times Warriors forward Draymond Green has been targeted for accidentally kicking opponents.

Author: 0 Kerber in historic loss, tearful Kvitova returns

Kvitova suffered career-threatening damage to the tendons and nerves in her left hand when she was stabbed by an intruder in December, but she has battled back and made her WTA Tour return on Sunday. "It's weird. I mean, I'm disappointed, for sure". Makarova nailed three games in a row into the second set, before Kerber broke in the fourth game in an unfamiliar manner.

Sport Did Steph Curry inappropriately squat on Cavaliers during Game 3?
Author: 0 Did Steph Curry inappropriately squat on Cavaliers during Game 3?

Of course Curry denied having any malice behind his actions but the Cavs players didn't take it lightly. "And I even dropped my mouthpiece because I was so uncoordinated". He assured the reporter that he wasn't pulling a Randy Moss . I just don't know what I was doing. It was a hard night for the Warriors, who were hoping to complete the first 16-0 National Basketball Association postseason in history.

Author: 0 Kohli ready for India's crunch clash

I think batting wise we did really well. South Africa will look to heavily improvise in both the departments to give their side any chance to win against India . "That's our trademark, Papare". Both the batsmen smashed the Sri Lankan bowlers to all parts of the ground and didn't allow them to settle in. It was very pleasing for us to give them a win because we had some bad times in the recent past, especially with losing a lot of lives for floods, and we are very grateful that we could ...

Author: 0 Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final

We can't shut them down game after game". Our guys have a tremendous amount of confidence him. "Our job should be to convert the 40,000 to 45,000 out-of-towners to become Preds fans before they leave, and the Preds fans to become CMA fans", said Butch Spyridon, president of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp.

Sport Reavie grabs share of lead in Memphis
Author: 0 Reavie grabs share of lead in Memphis

Two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen is one behind him after carding a four-under 66. Seeking his second PGA Tour win and first since 2008, Reavie was flawless as he set the pace with a second-round 65 at TPC Southwind. Cink , a 44-year-old, six-time victor on tour and 2009 British Open victor, birdied three straight holes late in his round, including one from about 10 feet on the par-4 5th.

Sport Patriots share Super Bowl LI ring design on Twitter
Author: 0 Patriots share Super Bowl LI ring design on Twitter

Among the guests were head coach Bill Belichick, quarterback Tom Brady and his wife Gisele Bundchen, as well as players who have since moved on to other teams such as tight end Martellus Bennett and running back LeGarrette Blount. The new version features a sharp crest with all five Lombardi trophies swept by the Patriots logo. One ring has more than 280 diamonds, along with a sapphire and ruby.

Author: 0 Debunking the LeBron James to Clippers Rumors

Jordan stood out like few players ever have. That's where the Warriors are leaving us, though, and even if they don't finish the deal Friday, Monday looks no less foreboding. These finals have further highlighted Kevin Durant [VIDEO ]'s abilities. "I don't think there's many teams in the league who their backup is better than their starter", Green said.

Author: 0 Cavs end Warriors' quest for flawless postseason with record-setting performance

The Warriors carried their collapse with them throughout this season, and they will surely hear more 3-1 chatter over the next two days as some pressure shifts to them while the series moves to their home. And the Warriors were not at all happy about any of it, though they tried to keep their words as cryptic as possible. Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said he had a feeling at Friday morning's shootaround that, despite being down 3-0 heading into the night, his team would come out and ...

Sport Hamilton, ready for fight, tops first practise
Author: 0 Hamilton, ready for fight, tops first practise

Two-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso got on the track late after problems in the morning session. Team-mate Daniel Ricciardo suffered an engine problem early in the second session and was only 14th fastest. Vettel's principal title rival three-time champion Briton Lewis Hamilton and many paddock observers had viewed the manner in which Ferrari executed their pit stops in Monte Carlo as clear evidence that the Italian team favoured the German.

Sport Hill, Maeda combine to five-hit Reds in Dodgers' 7-2 win
Author: 0 Hill, Maeda combine to five-hit Reds in Dodgers' 7-2 win

LA is also 5-1 in their last six Saturday games, and 10-3 in their last 13 during game two of a series. Friday's starter, left-hander Amir Garrett , wasn't around for long. The ball appeared to hit him in the palm of bare left hand. In Cleveland, Edwin Encarnacion hit a go-ahead, two-run homer and Corey Kluber won his second straight start since coming off the disabled list.

Author: 0 Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko

Former champion Mats Wilander thinks 23-year-old Thiem's easy run could actually work against him. France's Kristina Mladenovic reacts as she plays Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Paris .

Author: 0 Warriors can win it all in Cleveland tonight on KGMI

They're already talented enough that they make mistakes and still win. The Cavaliers still have plenty of work to do but they now trail 3-1 in the best-of-seven championship series - a deficit they overcame in last season's Finals. That's what ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy declared earlier in the NBA Finals . The Warriors carried their collapse with them throughout this season, and they will surely hear more 3-1 chatter over the next two days as some pressure shifts to them while ...

Author: 0 Crosby's brilliant night overshadowed by Subban tussle, water bottle toss

Phil Kessel scored his eighth of the playoffs and added two assists, while Sidney Crosby tallied three assists. "Desperation should probably fall on our side here where we know we've got to win a game in Pittsburgh ", said Laviolette, referring to Pittsburgh's home-ice advantage in the Final.

Sport Luciano Spalletti takes over at Inter Milan
Author: 0 Luciano Spalletti takes over at Inter Milan

Premium Sport reports that he will sign a two-year contract worth €4m per season, with an option for a third, with ANSA stating that his official presentation will be on Wednesday. Manchester United are expected to come up with a fresh offer for Perisic but it remains to be seen whether they are ready to match Inter's asking price for the winger.

Sport Golden State on cusp of sweep
Author: 0 Golden State on cusp of sweep

If it is tonight in Game 4 at Cleveland , the Warriors will become that record-breaking National Basketball Association franchise, the first to go 16-0 in the playoffs by sweeping the Portland Trailblazers, Utah Jazz, San Antonio Spurs and the Cavaliers all in four straight.

Author: 0 Sharp pulls into tie for 2nd round lead at Cambridge

And why wouldn't she be? The LPGA Tour said last week that projections showed Ariya going to become No.1 after No.3 Ryu So-Yeon missed the cut at the ShopRite Classic which ended on Sunday. "I feel like somebody that makes a lot of putts this week is definitely going to climb up the leaderboard". "Sports are such a fine line and I'm just hoping I can cross that line and perform a little bit better".

Sport Murray wary of in-form Wawrinka ahead of French Open semi-final showdown
Author: 0 Murray wary of in-form Wawrinka ahead of French Open semi-final showdown

The fourth set was even as can be - neither held a break point - but Wawrinka stepped up in that tiebreaker by winning its final three points, the last with a run-around forehand return victor delivered from wide of the doubles alley. "He was pushing me all the time , so was tough for me to find any solution", recalled the 32-year-old Wawrinka, the oldest man to reach the semifinals in Paris since Jimmy Connors in 1985.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby mashes PK Subban's face into the ice during National Hockey League playoffs

Rinne is now 1-8-2 lifetime against the Penguins - his lone win came in relief at Nashville - and he owns a career 5.15 goals-against average and.822 save percentage in Pittsburgh. Neither Leino nor Ciccarelli won a Stanley Cup during those runs. The franchise has won all four of its Cups on the road. Crosby said he was trying to free himself from Subban.

Author: 0 Stun win for Cavaliers against Warriors

And if that happened, then 16-0 would be the target simply because that's the next possible record winning the next game. No team has ever gone 15-0 in any postseason of the four main professional sports. They didn't treat the game with the same urgency. 11Alive partner For The Win! called the restaurant and a representative said they were doing the specials because it's a smaller business trying to generate buzz and get people in the door.

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