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Sport Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in weird NBA Finals moment
Author: 0 Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in weird NBA Finals moment

Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr , but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that. Earlier this week, he referred to Cavs fans as "rude" after an altercation between his mother and some Q spectators after Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Sport Mellower Green playing Game 5 after 2016 ban
Author: 0 Mellower Green playing Game 5 after 2016 ban

Not that James - or Magic or Michael - is participating. "Is it fair that the New York Yankees in the '90s was adding piece after piece after piece?" Take a look at the clip from the top of the page and get a short glimpse into James' greatness.

Author: 0 Brendan McKay wins third straight John Olerud Award

MckKay was rumored to be going with the first overall pick, but the Rays have to be thrilled to see him available with the fourth pick. The 6-foot-2 junior left-hander out of Darlington, Pa., has gone 10-3 this season for the College World Series-bound Cardinals with 2.34 ERA, 140 strikeouts and a.188 batting average against.

Sport Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers
Author: 0 Kane rescues England as hat tricks light up Euro qualifiers

Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks - his first global goals - to cancel out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's opener and leave Scotland on the brink of a crucial win in Group F. "He led the line brilliantly and Chris Martin came on and did well as well". "At 1-0 the challenge is to see games like that out or finish them with a second goal, and that highlighted an area we have to get better at", Southgate said.

Sport Twitter goes berserk after South Africa chokes again!
Author: 0 Twitter goes berserk after South Africa chokes again!

Kagiso Rabada (4-39) and Wayne Parnell (3-43) plundered England , who rallied from 20-6 to 153 all out in the 32nd over. Following on from their comfortable opening victory three days ago, the hosts held on to win by two runs at Hampshire's Ageas Bowl and take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

Sport Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting
Author: 0 Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

The Warriors will try to close out the Warriors and complete a series sweep of the Cavaliers - not to mention finish off a flawless 16-0 run through the postseason Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. We all know about the controversy in the wake of Curry's "celebration" after Kevin Durant's game-winning 3-pointer late in Game 3 . Now, as the Warriors try to close this series out, the focus will be squarely on Curry until the Warriors win the championship - or until they somehow ...

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins battle of birthdays to reach French Open final

Ostapenko , who celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, is the first unseeded women's finalist at the French Open since Mima Jausovec lost to seven-time French Open champion Chris Evert in 1983. Her successful all-or-nothing approach saw her fire 50 winners and 45 unforced errors against Bacsinszky. She was in pole position in the second as well but got understandably tight with the finish line in sight, allowing Bacsinszky to level the match.

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen Jelena Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French Open

They play Thursday, which happens to be Ostapenko's 20th birthday and Bacsinszky's 28th. "It's pretty amusing", Bacsinsky said of her sometimes doubles partner. She was again unable to back it up and Bacsinszky took the next four games to stretch to what proved to be a crucial 5-3 lead. Heading into their quarter-final matches, each of the players had knocked out former Grand Slam champions as title holder Garbine Muguruza, seven-time major winner Venus Williams, two-time French Open ...

Author: 0 Diego Costa: 'I will not fight for Chelsea place'

He added: " Chelsea's a top club, they want to keep the top players". That came at the end of a season when Costa scored 26 goals in 46 games for the Premier League champions, but which also saw persistent speculation about the forward's future.

Sport ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: Sri Lanka vs South Africa
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: Sri Lanka vs South Africa

The AB de Villiers -led side slumped to a 1-2 defeat to England in the three-match ODI series after two close matches went the hosts' way while they were humbled in the final game. By that time, South Africa had 189 runs on the board, with enough overs left for the following batsmen to exploit. De Villiers insists, meanwhile, South Africa will treat their opponents with great respect despite their 5-0 whitewash victory over them last winter.

Sport Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win
Author: 0 Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win

Curry added 34 and Andre Iguodala was a force off the bench, scoring 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting. James, who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. And while the comments didn't come across as excessively brash given that they were from Green, Irving said the Cavs were offended and inspired by them.

Sport North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman
Author: 0 North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

They gave no further details. Dennis Rodman , the bad boy of '90s basketball, is heading back to North Korea this week, CNN reported. The President previously tweeted: "The only American who has met with the North Korean man child is Dennis Rodman ".

Author: 0 Kane scores late in England's 2-2 draw vs Scotland

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came off the bench to give England the lead before Griffiths's free kicks looked to have snatched victory for Scotland . Scotland were seconds away from beating the "old enemy" England in their World Cup qualifier on Saturday but despite ending up with a 2-2 draw manager Gordon Strachan had only words of admiration for his players.

Sport Garbine Muguruza Success is piece of cake for French Open champion
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza Success is piece of cake for French Open champion

Bacsinszky, the only woman to have reached the Roland Garros quarter-finals in 2015, 2016 and 2017, will face local favourite Kristina Mladenovic in the last eight after she eliminated defending champion Garbine Muguruza . "I know she makes a lot of double faults". It's a very painful defeat here at the French Open . "At the beginning of the tournament I said 10, 15 players could win this tournament and I still think that", Halep said.

Author: 0 Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion

Green, the Warriors' All-Star forward, was charged with a technical foul with 6:18 left in the third quarter for arguing with officials after being called for his third personal foul. At least if I'm going to get 'em, let me earn them. The play led to a momentum shift toward the Cleveland Cavaliers , who are hoping to keep their title hopes alive.

Sport Man Utd and AC Milan target Belotti 'can refuse' €100m Torino exit
Author: 0 Man Utd and AC Milan target Belotti 'can refuse' €100m Torino exit

Belotti has been linked with a move to Old Trafford , as Jose Mourinho searches for Zlatan Ibrahimovic's replacement. He is a target for a number of top European clubs including Arsenal although Torino president Urbano Cairo has made it clear that he wants to keep the youngster at least for one more season.

Author: 0 Watch Warriors vs Cavaliers Game 5 online, preview

Much of the work guarding the Warriors' " Splash Brothers " will fall to Cavs guard Kyrie Irving . "It's fueled us all year, just trying to keep that hunger to get back to the stage". Bringing defensive help against Curry leaves someone else open for a pass and scoring opportunity, Durant warned. "We have been physical, we haven't turned the ball over, and we have shared the ball.

Sport Steve Kerr admits team more nervous tonight than in Game 4
Author: 0 Steve Kerr admits team more nervous tonight than in Game 4

By the same token, playing better defense in the first quarter would offer the Cavaliers their best shot at getting off to the good start they had in Game 4 . Of course, calling the people that inspire you to get out of bed in the morning boring isn't usually a good way to keep them happy. "If we don't protect the ball, we don't limit their three-point shooting, then we can get blown out".

Author: 0 Someone just paid $133000 for two tickets to game 5

Pachulia has secured the opening possession for the Warriors three out of four times in these finals. J.R. Smith opened the scoring in Game 1 by swishing a three-pointer. Or will someone, from either team, get in early foul trouble and alter the course of this game? LeBron James led the way, connecting on five of his first six shots.

Sport Jerry Remy battling cancer for the 5th time
Author: 0 Jerry Remy battling cancer for the 5th time

Remy was also treated for a relapse of lung cancer in February . Remy will continue working Red Sox games until he is forced to leave the booth to receive treatment. He is a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame. The recurrence of cancer was diagnosed two weeks ago, when Remy went for his regular three-month scan.

Author: 0 Draymond Green Says Clevelanders "Don't Seem To Be The Sharpest People Around"

And Draymond Green certainly isn't the first Warriors player seeking to capitalize on the fame surrounding his team. The odd part was the box score chalked up the technical on Green. It's a reference to what Green said about Cleveland fans not being "the sharpest people around" after Game 4. Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr, but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that.

Sport Lee slips late as Ariya goes No.1
Author: 0 Lee slips late as Ariya goes No.1

Chun hit both fairway and green in regulation but missed her birdie putt to finish with par . She jokingly said she was planning to celebrate the victory by sleeping in the vehicle as her caddie drove her to Grand Rapids, Mich., the site of the next week's Meijer LPGA Classic .

Sport Jose Mourinho makes ridiculous claim about Manchester United & Real Madrid
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho makes ridiculous claim about Manchester United & Real Madrid

Ibrahimovic, who underwent surgery in May and will be out of contract on June 30, was the only player on United's release list . 'I'm really bad at picking teams, ' he joshed in an interview with Portuguese paper Expresso . United, meanwhile, had finished in the Premier League's top four only once after Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013 and, despite winning the FA Cup under Louis van Gaal just before Mourinho's arrival, they remained a side in transition.

Author: 0 Belmont Stakes 2017 Live Results, Analysis and Highlights From New York

Ultimately, it was the patience of Tapwrit that gave him and jockey Jose Ortiz the victory. As the Wood Memorial victor separated himself from the field, Ortiz encouraged Tapwrit and the pair went after Irish War Cry . "I always liked him and had a lot of faith in him". "You very seldomly just get to enjoy a win and not have a target right around the corner. I'm happy for the owners and for Todd [Pletcher] for giving me the opportunity".

Sport Butler Basketball: Bulldogs hire LaVall Jordan as new head coach
Author: 0 Butler Basketball: Bulldogs hire LaVall Jordan as new head coach

Jordan came to Milwaukee after being an assistant at MI under John Beilein and will be heading back to his alma mater. Milwaukee's LaVall Jordan will be the next Butler head coach, barring a breakdown in negotiations, per sources. LaVall Jordan, pictured left, stands on the sideline. It will be Jordan's goal to build on Holtmann's success and continue Butler's recent history of making shrewd coaching hires.

Author: 0 What to watch for in the Major League Baseball draft; Twins get first pick

I think the strategy is misguided, but we'll see how it pans out. He was the L.A. Times' high school baseball player of the year after hitting.429 as a junior. That run started in 1983 with small college right-hander Tim Belcher, who didn't sign. The slot value for the Dodgers' first pick , per MLB.com, is $2,702,700, while their second-round pick has a value of $1,018,200.

Author: 0 Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue

And, whether he was fully healthy by the end of those playoffs or not, the cold, hard truth for Curry and the Warriors is that, until they close this series out, last year's failure - and every subsequent one this season - will hang over them.

Sport CBC alum Jake Burger gets picked in first round
Author: 0 CBC alum Jake Burger gets picked in first round

A risky offensive piece, Burger is easily the Bears' best player, swatting 21 home runs and batting at an impressive.349 clip in 2016. He said comparisons to Sox third baseman Todd Frazier weren't far off, but he also likened him to 20-year major-leaguer Gary Gaetti.

Sport Drogba dedicates Phoenix Rising's debut win to Cheick Tiote
Author: 0 Drogba dedicates Phoenix Rising's debut win to Cheick Tiote

Drogba headed a cross from teammate Amadou Dia into the net, the ball deflecting off the hands of Vancouver Whitecaps 2 goalkeeper Sean Melvin. Phoenix Rising FC forward Didier Drogba dedicated his debut for the club to his fallen global teammate Cheick Tiote .

Sport Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England
Author: 0 Scotland boss proud of players after draw with England

Berra, who has joined Hearts from Ipswich Town, admits that the equaliser was preventable but reflected on the quality of Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane , who captained England . "I want to save it, of course, but the wall want to block it but we didn't so we got on with it and we scored the next goal which was the important thing in the time that we had".

Author: 0 If Cavs Don't Win Championship It Will Be An Unsuccessful Season

Hitting, being physical, we have to do that. "If it's talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". Curry would love to celebrate the title in front of home supporters by winning Monday . But you just have keep a body on them as much as possible and try to make their shots a little bit more hard. "When you have home court ideally you take care of business at home and get a split on the road".

Sport Shoey fits for Ricciardo as Hamilton wins
Author: 0 Shoey fits for Ricciardo as Hamilton wins

Valtteri Bottas ( Mercedes ) came in second, Daniel Ricciardo ( Red Bull ) came third and Lance Stroll (Williams/Mercedes) - the first Montrealer to take part in the Grand Prix since Jacques Villeneuve - broke the top 10, coming in ninth.

Sport Mets LF Yoenis Cespedes exits game in sixth inning
Author: 0 Mets LF Yoenis Cespedes exits game in sixth inning

John Lackey wasn't at his best on Monday , serving up three home runs in a losing effort against the Mets in NY. What's next: The series with the Cubs continues with the Mets' most consistent pitcher on the mound. Bruce finished with three hits. deGrom is now sporting a 3.35 xFIP with a 5-3 record and 100 strikeouts in 13 starts (81 innings pitched). NOTES: Mets OF Michael Conforto (back) did not play.

Sport Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals
Author: 0 Cavs coach Tyronn Lue pleased by feisty turn to Finals

LeBron was asked about the unreal dunk afterwards: "I think I was - it was a transition play, and I believe it was Kyle on my right side that was running the wing, and two of their players were back and I was just trying to engage one of them so I could get Kyle a shot in the corner, and they both went to Kyle, I believe, and I got caught in the air".

Author: 0 Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool apologise & end interest in Southampton defender

But Sky sources are adamant that Southampton have always considered the player not for sale and reports of any transfer fees - allegedly up to £60m with £200k-a-week wages on the table - are fantasy. Dutch global defender Virgil van Dijk could become the world's most expensive defender and join English Premier League giant Liverpool from rival Southampton , according to British media reports.

Sport Draymond Green's mom goes off on officiating in Game 4
Author: 0 Draymond Green's mom goes off on officiating in Game 4

He waved his arms in frustration at an official after being called for fouling Kevin Love and was hit with the tech, which would have triggered an automatic ejection. Draymond Green gets hit with a technical and brings back memory of out-of-control version from past year. They are up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series - again.

Author: 0 Jordan's 1984 sneakers fetch a record $190000

It also marked the last time Jordan wore Converse in an official game. Before this awesome game, Jordan had already sparked interest by the Chicago Bulls , who drafted him three weeks before his Olympics debut. The other star of the auction was the famous T206 Honus Wagner card, the most famous card in sports collecting. $70 million worth of Air Jordans were purchased in the initial two months.

Author: 0 Two floor seats for 2017 NBA Finals Game 5 go for $90K

Part of James' dominance in the series has been his ability to digest what the Warriors want to do on both ends of the floor and countering it. "So you have to come out with a killer instinct and a punch-to-the-face mentality". "That's up to us". The pressure is now on more for the Warriors more than it has been all series and if the Cavs shot better from three by even the slimmest of margins (only 27 percent in Game 3), this series could be a lot more interesting than it already is.

Author: 0 Court largely upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban

The ruling comes on the heels of a similar ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in May. Critics say the ban is discriminatory and violates the USA constitution by specifically targeting Muslim-majority countries .

Author: 0 Players aim to stay fresh ahead of US Open grind

Much of the discussion surrounding this year's U.S. Open has been based around the new venue, Erin Hills , which has drawn a wide range of responses, from the highest praise to others hugely concerned about the long fescue grass that frames the fairways of the striking Wisconsin course.

Sport Ex-NBA player Rodman heading to North Korea for a visit
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Rodman heading to North Korea for a visit

Since then, he visited the North on several occasions for what could be seen as "basketball diplomacy". At the time, Mr Trump tweeted: "The only American who has met with the North Korean man child is Dennis Rodman ". NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman is traveling to North Korea and is expected to arrive on Tuesday, according to North Korean officials. After his first visit in February 2013, Rodman called the North Korean leader " a friend for life " and advised President Obama to "pick ...

Sport Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out
Author: 0 Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out

This was the biggest match of the women's tournament so far - 2016 victor against great French hope. After collapsing to defeat in the first set, Muguruza battled back to level in the second and looked determined - at times desperate - not to let go of her title without a fight.

Author: 0 Cavs vet Richard Jefferson aggressively asked to guard Kevin Durant

I don't see anything's amusing or anything's to smile about. If the Cavs steal Monday's Game 5 , the 2017 NBA Finals will return to Cleveland for Thursday's Game 6. "We know what our keys to victory is". In addition to Durant , the Warriors also will have a healthy Stephen Curry . The Warriors will have a three-game lead over the defending champions, and the series is now heading back to their home court at Oracle Arena .

Author: 0 Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

Ken Salazar, the University of Colorado's key figures were found to not have intentionally covered up the allegations of domestic violence against former defensive coach Joe Tumpkin . Tumpkin continued to coach and was selected to call defensive plays in the Buff's December 29 appearance at the Alamo Bowl , despite MacIntyre reportedly receiving a December 15 voicemail from the woman saying she planned to go to the police and seek a restraining order against Tumpkin.

Sport Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour
Author: 0 Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour

India will tour the West Indies for a five-ODI series starting June 23 followed by a lone Twenty20 match on July 9. Infact, the advisory committee was asked to hold another meeting in London on June 13 but that won't happen since Ganguly is busy with commentary duties in Cardiff.

Author: 0 Magic Johnson Showed Off His Shooting Touch At Lakers Workouts

He points to the Lakers as the likely suspect due to the fact that Jackson just worked out for them, and he's yet to make his way to Philadelphia for a visit. LaVar has not indicated that reports like this one concern him or his son, but it will be worth monitoring as we get closer to the draft. As much as National Basketball Association fans would love to see LaVar's head explode at the idea of his son's being passed over, a one-on-none or even one-on-one workout environment is not ideal ...

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