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Win keeps Cavaliers alive in NBA Finals

The Warriors had history at their fingertips when they faced the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals last season. They will again have to rewrite the record books if they can recover this position, but with the Warriors seeking revenge for past year that will be some ask. Read More »

Andy Murray: 'I'm proud of French Open campaign'

Andy Murray says he is proud of his French Open campaign despite a semi-final defeat to Stan Wawrinka on Friday. Stan Wawrinka subjected Andy Murray to a barrage of body blows as he broke down the Briton's formidable defences to reach the French Open final, twice coming from a set down to win a high-octane contest 6-7 (7-6) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7-3) 6-1. Read More »

Friday's NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers


Now, a fourth one seems almost as distant with the scary-good Warriors just getting started. A 10-0 Cleveland run early in the third quarter brought the Cavaliers its first lead of the finals beyond the opening quarter, Kevin Love's 3-pointer closing the spurt to put the hosts ahead 71-69. Read More »

Warriors vs. Cavaliers 2017

The Cavaliers should have won Game 3. From there on, the Warriors played the Cavs tighter and with greater defensive cohesiveness-they were only outscored 51-48 after halftime-but their overall discipline failed them throughout the contest. Read More »

Rinne, Murray have opposite track records

Subban's head on the ice in the first period and officials missed the Penguins captain throwing a water bottle onto the ice during the second period as Pittsburgh opened a 5-0 lead. Crosby also hurled a water bottle on the ice during play, although no penalty was called and he later said it was an accident. Stopping them completely? Even Nashville defenders Roman Josi , Ryan Ellis , Mattias Ekholm and All-Star P.K. Read More »

Scotland gaffer Gordon Strachan calls for calm heads against England

Nostalgia aside, that date remains something of a watershed, the last competitive pair of clashes between the two nations until they were drawn in the same qualifying group for Russian Federation 2018. "I can't see any problems in those comments about wanting to score a hat-trick here". It is 18 years since Scotland have played in an worldwide tournament so nothing less than a win tonight will do if they are to break that unwelcome record. Read More »

Team India will retain Champions Trophy: BCCI acting president


Singh's innings helped propel India to a total which proved insurmountable for Pakistan , who fell to a crushing 124-run defeat against their bitterest rivals. Sharma and Dhawan, reuniting at the top after 17 months, played cautiously early on and added 46 in the first ten overs. They went on to thrash Pakistan by 124 runs. Read More »

Have LeBron's NBA Finals opponents been better than MJ's?

They won a championship, and a year ago it was the greatest regular-season team we had played, probably one of the best postseason teams that everybody's ever seen as well, but we were just able to overcome that. He will have the option to play for whatever team he wants in 2018. Just about any team with James is a title contender, but a lot has to happen before the Lakers or Clippers would be considered good enough to challenge the Warriors. Read More »

Cavaliers alive for Game 5

We were in attack mode". "We just - we knew we had to make it physical". We haven't shot the ball very well, but defensively we got stops early and were able to get out in transition and score some easy baskets. "And now that you can look ahead to Friday, all our focus is on that", Curry said. Instead, they walked down a path that was all too familiar, failing to win the clinching fourth NBA Finals game against the Cavaliers with a 137-116 loss in Game 4. Read More »

Wawrinka bat Murray au bout d'un match "incroyable" — Roland-Garros

Je joue bien. Aujourd'hui j'ai bien joué, je qualifierais le match que j'ai joué de match parfait. Il s'agira du quatrième face-à-face entre les deux hommes en un peu plus d'un mois: l'Espagnol a dominé les deux premiers, en finale à Barcelone puis à Madrid, avant de tomber en quarts de finale du Masters 1000 de Rome. Read More »

If I were gay, I would come out


United were reportedly prepared to meet Griezmann's €100 million (R1.4 billion) release clause, but are now expected to look at alternatives. The France striker was repeatedly linked with a move to Old Trafford as the transfer window approached. Read More »

Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season


Then we had to go out and put a performance in to win the game. "Honestly, I've said before, I don't know", Rooney told British media. Rooney could not say if the game would be his last in a Manchester United shirt. Twenty two people died and more than 100 were injured after a suicide bomb attack at the Manchester Arena where American pop singer Ariana Grande was holding a concert on Monday. Read More »

Hamilton: 'Game on' with Ferrari in Montreal

Alonso was back from his Indy 500 adventure. "If we are winning before September or something like that I will make a decision and I will stay", he said on Thursday in a news conference at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve . The Mercedes duo had yet to venture out at all. Like money in Simply Red's first United Kingdom single release, the gap between Mercedes and Ferrari is too tight to mention. Read More »

Real Madrid, FC Barcelone : Cristiano Ronaldo "trolle" Messi avec le Ballon d'or

La star portugaise a levé le voile mercredi lors d'un entretien accordé à Fox Sports Argentina . Bien évidemment, ils ne sont pas intimes, ni même amis: " Nous ne sommes pas amis mais c'est un partenaire de jeu " et il renchérie: "Nous avons partagé beaucoup de moments ensemble ces dix dernières années et je pense avoir une bonne relation avec lui". Read More »

Murray estime que Roland-Garros peut le "stimuler" pour Wimbledon — Tennis

Il concédait certes son service alors qu'il menait 5-0, mais concluait cette partie dans le jeu suivant, armant un somptueux revers lâché le long de la ligne sur sa première balle de match après 4h34' de jeu. Il a gagné aux Internationaux d'Australie (2014), de France (2015) et des États-Unis (2016). Le Suisse s'est qualifié pour le dernier carré mercredi après avoir facilement pris la mesure du Croate Marin Cilic en trois sets 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. Read More »

Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

The Penguins , with a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series, are a win away from raising the Cup for the second year in a row and the fifth time in team history. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.9 percent of their opponents power plays. Nashville has been able to limit the effectiveness of Crosby, Malkin and Kessel on the rush at times during the series. Read More »

JR Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7' after Game 3 loss

The Warriors went on to win 118-113. LeBron James set an NBA Finals record with his ninth triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers had the highest-scoring first half ever in the Finals while beating the Golden State Warriors 137-116 in Game 4 to stave off elimination on Friday night. Read More »

Alonso: I'll be back with McLaren, if we're winning

Honda's repeated 2017 engine failures have wounded McLaren , delegating them to dead last in this year's World Constructors' Championship-with said wounds being salted by the grid penalties the team will receive as punishment for exceeding the four allotted engines for the season. Read More »

Steve Smith frustrated after second-straight washout

Despite his limited preparation after a long recovery from a fractured foot in March, and the stop-start nature of the tournament, Starc said he felt like his best bowling was nearly there. And just as they announced a restart would take place at 8.30pm, the rain began again and Australia is now facing a must-win clash against England at Edgbaston on Saturday to guarantee progression to the finals. Read More »

Diaz homers, Cardinals beat Phils to snap losing streak


Howie Kendrick went 2 for 3 with a double while Odubel Herrera added a base hit of his own in the losing effort. With the tying run on third and two outs in the ninth, Pham stretched out in left field to rob the Phillies Freddy Galvis of a game tying hit. Read More »