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Author: 0 Tiger Woods to appear in court in early July

According to police reports, Woods blew a 0.0 on a breathalyzer, showing he had no alcohol in his system, but had to be woken up in his auto early Monday morning by the police. "I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends, and the fans", he wrote. Woods stated that he has been taking a number of prescriptions.

Sports Sailing: Britain's Ainslie loses to France in America's Cup setback
Author: 0 Sailing: Britain's Ainslie loses to France in America's Cup setback

With the course ringed by 2,000 spectator boats, the Jimmy Spithill-led Oracle made the ideal start, winning the opening race, beating the French boat by two minutes and 11 seconds. Oracle and the five challengers will compete in two round robins, which will eliminate one challenger. The victor will then face Oracle, who are racing in the preliminaries, but whose place in the final, due to start around the middle of June, is assured as the defending champions.

Sports Chelsea farewell John Terry in grand style
Author: 0 Chelsea farewell John Terry in grand style

The afternoon was not without its emotion, either, on what was Chelsea captain John Terry's farewell to Stamford Bridge after announcing he will be leaving this summer after 22 years at the club. "It is great to win after the last win with Claudio [Ranieri]". Not only did Cowley lead Lincoln back into the English Football League, he also inspired the Imps to become the first non-league side in 103 years to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals, beating Ipswich, Brighton and Burnley before ...

Author: 0 Arsenal board must cave if Wenger to stay

Antonio Conte defended Victor Moses as "an honest player" who would not try to cheat a referee after the Nigeria worldwide was shown a second yellow card for diving in Chelsea's 2-1 defeat against Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley.

Sports LeBron James confident, in familiar territory as NBA Finals loom
Author: 0 LeBron James confident, in familiar territory as NBA Finals loom

But a 40-23 third quarter tilted in Cleveland's favor sealed Boston's fate, dropping the Celtics into a 3-1 hole in this series despite the team improving to 11-4 ATS over its last 15 games. It capped a furious comeback by the Celtics , who trailed by 21 in the third quarter before rallying to tighten up a series that appeared to be over.

Sports Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open

The eight-time Grand Slam victor sat impassively through Djokovic's 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Marcel Granollers, a performance the second seed later described as a bit "rusty". Feliciano Lopez of Spain in action against Bjorn Fratangelo of the U.S. during their men's 1st round single match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 29 May 2017.

Sports Tired of New Zealands runner-up tag: Ross Taylor
Author: 0 Tired of New Zealands runner-up tag: Ross Taylor

He and Tom Latham (44) put on 78 runs for the first wicket, Guptill going on to combine with Williamson (88 not out) for a rollicking 151-run stand in 16 overs. Trent Boult and Tim Southee both took two wickets each. Sri Lanka rode a 104-ball 110 by Upul Tharanga and fifties from Kusal Mendis (57) and Dinesh Chandimal (55) to score 356 in their quota of 50 overs.

Sports Pens Beat Predators in Game 1, 5-3
Author: 0 Pens Beat Predators in Game 1, 5-3

There may be no style points when you're this close to lifting the Stanley Cup for a second straight spring, but they were under no illusions about what went on here. Maybe, but the Penguins looked a step behind at the outset. All the guys from "Smashville" have to show for it is their first deficit of the playoffs on a night a fan threw a catfish onto the ice to try and give the Predators a taste of home .

Sports Mata: United Need To Be Consistent To Contend For Premier League Title
Author: 0 Mata: United Need To Be Consistent To Contend For Premier League Title

However, they ended up scripting the weirdest unbeaten streak in the history of the league. He escaped a lot of flak by winning one game in Stockholm. Everyone will be looking to Mourinho to win the Premier League . It means United are one of five English teams set to feature in the Champions League in 2017/18, qualifying for the tournament via the more hard, yet more satisfying process of winning the Europa League .

Author: 0 The Big Leagues: Cavs meet Warriors in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has missed most of the playoffs because of complications from back surgery, but he has no doubt he will return to the sideline at some point. These are by far the slimmest odds the Warriors have had to win a series this postseason. But the three-times National Basketball Association champion was also quick to point out that he has faced such a talent-laden squad on the NBA's biggest stage before - in 2013 against San Antonio while playing with ...

Author: 0 LeBron James has never faced a monster like this Warriors team

When it's all said and done, however, LeBron James could have an argument as the GOAT - especially if he can pull off an upset of the favoured Warriors for the second straight June. In 2015, the Cavs and Dubs combined for a 2-3-1 O/U record in the NBA Finals (194.16 ppg vs. 196.7 ave total), and a year ago they finished 2-4-1 O/U in the finals (200.28 ppg vs.

Sports Andy Murray: So Far This Year Has Obviously Been A Struggle
Author: 0 Andy Murray: So Far This Year Has Obviously Been A Struggle

The world number one suffered a scare when Kuznetsov , ranked 73rd in the world, took the second set but answered questions about his fitness and form to win 6-4 4-6 6-2 6-0. The 22-year-old, considered among the most gifted players of his generation, fired a total of 20 aces, including six in the first set, which he claimed in 30 minutes.

Sports Kyrie Irving, LeBron James give Cavaliers Game 4 win over Celtics
Author: 0 Kyrie Irving, LeBron James give Cavaliers Game 4 win over Celtics

Irving kept the game close until half-time with 12 points. They looked exhausted, confused, and unsure of themselves. Yet, LeBron had the worst performance of the 2017 playoffs (and his worst performance in years.) He only scored 11 points, his lowest offensive numbers since he put up just seven points since May 28, 2014.

Sports Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win 3rd ODI
Author: 0 Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win 3rd ODI

Mostly in that period, Eoin Morgan's team have been posting records of the right kind, although they chose the eve of the Champions Trophy to set another, losing six wickets in fewer overs than any team had done at the start of a one-day worldwide.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'found by police asleep at wheel'

In an affidavit released on Tuesday, police in Jupiter, Florida, said the golfer was buckled in and asleep at the wheel of the idling Mercedes and had to be woken up. He said: "What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications". Mark Steinberg, Woods's longtime agent, would not say Monday evening whether the mix of medications Woods cited was related to his back problems.

Sports India's Karthik expects good match between Pakistan, India
Author: 0 India's Karthik expects good match between Pakistan, India

The batting: Team India bat deep enough to sustain early losses in case Team India lose the toss and are asked to bat first, which will be quite the conventional strategy in early English summer. England, the winning the first two matches of the ongoing 3-match series against South Africa , have made a decision to rest three players to avoid any injury concern.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods found asleep behind the wheel, blames medications

Woods told police that he "takes several prescriptions". Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida. Woods initially told police he was returning to his Florida home from a golf event in Los Angeles, but changed his story about where he was going and where he had come from, police said.

Sports Bale and Isco can play together, says Zidane
Author: 0 Bale and Isco can play together, says Zidane

Everyone can have their own opinions but it will not affect me. " Isco and Bale can play together". Gareth maybe a little less because he has been injured but he has recovered well. He described the experience of being beaten in the final as "awful, really bad", but said: "It is part of football, and I accept it". What TV channel is the Champions League final on? "I've been very unlucky with my ankle to require surgery, so it has been very frustrating", he said.

Author: 0 Huddersfield into Premier League after penalty drama

Huddersfield , which was the English champion each year from 1924-26, was most recently in the top flight in 1972. "The financial prize for Reading or Huddersfield , and Brighton, becomes at least £290m if the promoted club survives the first season in the Premier League ".

Author: 0 Huddersfield Town wins soccer's richest game, promoted to EPL

But since relegation from the top flight in 1972, they have struggled, falling into the lower divisions before enjoying a revival this year under Wagner, a former Borussia Dortmund assistant coach. It was a heartbreaking end to an wonderful season for Reading , who were just as unfancied as Huddersfield at the start but ended up finishing third in Jaap Stam's first year as a manager.

Sports Formula One drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs
Author: 0 Formula One drivers wary of new Monaco kerbs

NASCAR wraps things up Sunday night with one of its biggest races of the year, the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Hamilton could only take two seconds off the Ricciardo but then the Australian was called into the pit lane by Red Bull-but the team didn't have the tires ready and Hamilton passed him as Ricciardo exited the pits.

Sports Gonzalez pitches White Sox over Tigers
Author: 0 Gonzalez pitches White Sox over Tigers

The Tigers struck out 49 times in the four-game series against the White Sox , the most for any four-game series in team history since at least 1913, according to research by Fox Sports Detroit's Austin Drake. "If you work hard in between your starts, you have a pretty good chance of getting back on track, and that's how I felt today". "He can't continue to pitch and give up home runs like that".

Sports Cavaliers back in NBA Finals for Warriors rematch
Author: 0 Cavaliers back in NBA Finals for Warriors rematch

He quickly flashed one finger as he backpedaled down the court. But he said both he and his teammates continue to be inspired by their leader. And, of those remaining four attempts, J.R. He showed no signs of lingering issues, though, beating several defenders off the dribble and handing out seven assists. Their 75 points is also the most scored in any half in franchise history.

Sports Wenger set to agree new Arsenal deal
Author: 0 Wenger set to agree new Arsenal deal

A vocal minority of Arsenal fans were exasperated by underwhelming results during the season, with Bayern Munich notoriously destroying them by a 10-2 aggregate margin in the Champions League in March. It is a bad day and a shame because we wanted to win. "I have nothing against Antonio, he has done a fantastic job". The manager will likely be given his most generous budget yet, as the club looks to assure itself of a much stronger campaign, and without a place in Europe's elite ...

Sports Sato finds right formula, wins at Indy
Author: 0 Sato finds right formula, wins at Indy

Indianapolis 500 fans first took notice of Sato in 2012 after the Japanese driver made a daring and infamous attempt to the inside of eventual victor Dario Franchitti on Turn 1 of the final lap of the race. Sato shouted into his radio and punched the air after denying Brazil's Castroneves in his bid to become just the fourth driver to win the Indy 500 four times.

Sports Guangzhou, Kawasaki make Asian Champions League quarters
Author: 0 Guangzhou, Kawasaki make Asian Champions League quarters

During the second leg in Kashima, Japan, the Brazilian striker Pedro Junior fired home a long-range shot to put the hosts in front in the 28th minute. In Kawasaki, a three-goal burst in 10 first-half minutes guaranteed a quarter-final spot for the hosts as they thrashed Muangthong once again after last week's 3-1 win.

Author: 0 Irving's 42, LeBron's 34 power Cavs in Game 4 win over Celtics

Cleveland won the 2016 after Golden State prevailed in 2015. "I feel like we're humble enough to know we haven't played well at home", he said. Celtics players agreed that not finding a way to increase their lead with James out was among the more pivotal stretches of play in Game 4.

Author: 0 Juan Mata sends message to Arsenal after FA Cup win over Chelsea

Although the Gunners performed tremendously in the final to cap off a strong finish to the season, overall they've underachieved in 2016-17. But Fabregas, who spent eight years at Arsenal before returning to Barcelona in 2011, found himself among the substitutes as Chelsea failed to secure the double following a 2-1 defeat.

Sports Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly
Author: 0 Echiejile, Alampasu, NPFL stars arrive Corsica for Eagles friendly

Henry Onyekuru , William Troost-Ekong, Uche Agbo , Tyronne Ebuehi , Elderson Echiejile, Chidozie Awaziem , Oghenekaro Etebo were part of the first training session. "I'm looking forward to Super Eagles matches". The match against the Hawks has been scheduled for the Stade Municipal de Saint Leu La Foret, Paris on Thursday, June 01, 2017 starting from 7.30pm.

Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017 Dates, Predictions: First Game Tips Off on June 1

On the brink of becoming the first player since the early 1960s to play in seven straight Finals, James finds himself in a similar - and somewhat surprising - situation. With Luke Walton in Los Angeles, Golden State wanted a veteran on the bench. And then, nearly as if he was trying to remind himself that he's got three championship rings and is frightful in his own right, James recalled other fearsome postseason opponents - San Antonio and Boston.

Author: 0 Woods 'asleep at wheel' of stationary car

Police say Woods " had extremely slow and slurred speech ". Hard to keep eyes open . Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the Pro-Am at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament, Wednesday, Nov. During a "SportsCenter" show May 29, users spotted what appeared to be a cleaned-up version of Woods' mugshot after his DUI arrest in Florida earlier that day.

Author: 0 Oxlade-Chamberlain opens up on how Victor Moses' dive happened

Chelsea - who trailed 1-0 to Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener - looked down and out when Victor Moses was sent off on 68 minutes after picking up a second yellow card for diving. "It is still a good season". Arsenal great Tony Adams has questioned whether Arsene Wenger can "let go" of his job and urged the French manager not to spoil his reign by staying on.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn Forgot How Much Labour's Childcare Policy Would Cost

Jeremy Corbyn has said he had observed a minute's silence for "everyone who had died in Northern Ireland" after being accused of "openly" supporting the IRA in the past. What they'll glean, though, from snippets and headlines is a sense of how this campaign has changed, written on the leaders' faces. Theresa May , really having to explain herself.

Sports Browns give LB Kirksey 4-year, $38-million extension
Author: 0 Browns give LB Kirksey 4-year, $38-million extension

He had 2.5 sacks and three passes defensed. We are very pleased to get a new deal with him in place. "First and foremost I want to thank the Haslams for this opportunity and the organization for believing in me", Kirksey said in the news release announcing the signing .

Sports Gaviglio gets first win as Mariners beat Rockies, 6-5
Author: 0 Gaviglio gets first win as Mariners beat Rockies, 6-5

Especially in this field, anything you hit in the air might be a homer". The Colorado Rockies bullpen was good on Monday. The Mariners' long-slumbering attack also shows renewed signs of life. Both runners scored, but the bullpen blanked the hot-hitting Rockies from there. Nelson Cruz followed with a run-scoring ground out for a 3-0 lead.

Sports Be anxious, Warriors fans. Be very anxious
Author: 0 Be anxious, Warriors fans. Be very anxious

Riley: Cleveland doesn't possess that fourth All-Star like Golden State does, but you can almost count James as two superstars in one because of the flexibility he brings to the Cavs . Could this matchup save the NBA Playoffs? At least, this way, we would have some parity in what has otherwise been a predictable season. The back-to-back MVP was considered by many the best basketball player alive a year ago.

Sports Sportswriter apologizes for 'racist' tweet about Indy 500 victor
Author: 0 Sportswriter apologizes for 'racist' tweet about Indy 500 victor

He had trouble early when he ran over debris and needed to change his rear wing, but he battled back to the front of the field in the closing laps. "Happiness and sharing is what it's all about, having a big team in Andretti Autosport give everything they have, and yesterday we pulled it off beautifully", Sato said.

Sports LeBron James Passes Jordan for Postseason Scoring
Author: 0 LeBron James Passes Jordan for Postseason Scoring

Cleveland and Golden State are clashing in the Finals for the third year in a row. " LeBron James has drawn up the blueprint for not being muzzled, bridled or led around", said Len Elmore, who, after his playing career, has been a player agent, director of the National Basketball Retired Players Association and a television analyst.

Sports Cavs Celebrate Eastern Conference Championship With Water Fight
Author: 0 Cavs Celebrate Eastern Conference Championship With Water Fight

Here's some background information about the NBA Finals . Oddsmakers have the Cavaliers as underdogs to the Warriors . However, the Warriors are coming off of three consecutive series sweeps and appear unstoppable. " Cleveland just outplayed us in this series". We didn't talk about championships or anything. Simple as that. It's good that we're here now. "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do".

Sports England's Ali still wary of South Africa
Author: 0 England's Ali still wary of South Africa

Morgan will lead his side in the three-match one-day series against South Africa , starting at Headingley on Wednesday, but they are working towards a far greater prize. "It was a pretty good day at the office for us", said Morgan. The parthersnips we built gave us the best opportunity to get a par score and beyond.

Author: 0 Indianapolis 500: Will Power listed with 10/1 odds to win? 5/25/17

I would have dreamed of having that experience in my first time. I think the fact we brought Jenson back is a bigger story than had we just continued to run our two drivers . "I struggled with the extra grip and it was hard to find my feet", said Button. "Right now the full-on focus is just about the race , however". "I don't expect to be one tenth off the Mercedes cars in qualifying, but the guys understand where I'm coming from".

Author: 0 Mertesacker: Criticism makes me better

With his defence ravaged by injury and suspension, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger handed Mertesacker, the club captain, his first appearance in the starting line-up for 392 days. He described the criticism he had faced as a "disgrace" in a BBC interview broadcast prior to the final and returned to the theme after lifting the trophy.

Sports Steve Kerr on Warriors as NBA Finals Favorites:
Author: 0 Steve Kerr on Warriors as NBA Finals Favorites: "Are You Kidding Me?"

They probably won't succeed in shutting down James but you would still trust them more to make enough timely stops over the course of the series than the Cavs . The series will feature a number of compelling individual matchups, most notably James versus Durant at small forward, Kyrie Irving versus Curry at point guard and Kevin Love versus Draymond Green at power forward.

Sports Takuma Sato wins Indy 500, Alonso retires with engine failure
Author: 0 Takuma Sato wins Indy 500, Alonso retires with engine failure

Castroneves , who started 19th, came up short on his attempt to join A.J. Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears as a four time victor. Yet as a race team owner, Michael Andretti is now dominant. Both drivers race for Andretti . "We only needed one to come through".It was only the second IndyCar victory for Sato , who won driving for A.J.

Author: 0 LeBron on Warriors Match-up: 'Going to be Very Challenging'

It came close, but neither the Shaq/Kobe Lakers nor the Jordan/Pippen Bulls ever faced the same opponent three consecutive times despite the best efforts of the Nets of the early 2000s and Jazz of the mid- to late-90s respectively. If the Warriors run away with this series in four or five games, the National Basketball Association playoffs will surely be one to forget. San Antonio won it all three years ago with a great mixture of talented young players alongside their veteran troika.

Sports Bale regrets racing back from injury, says 'not 100 percent' for final
Author: 0 Bale regrets racing back from injury, says 'not 100 percent' for final

As the debate over whether Gareth Bale or Isco should play in the final rages on, Zinedine Zidane was not willing to give up too much information as to whether the former or the latter would play on Saturday. The 27-year-old has not played since then. "Obviously, any surgery is hard, but in the middle of a season it's always that bit more hard". "I want to be at this club but it depends on what you do on the field.

Sports Iniesta yet to make decision on Barcelona future
Author: 0 Iniesta yet to make decision on Barcelona future

It is a question of valuing everything, I am not saying that I will renew or not. The likes of Andre Gomes, Lucas Digne, Mathieu and Sergi Roberto, among others, have been earmarked as possible summer depatures from the Camp Nou, with only 5 or 6 players said to be unsellable.

Sports Lee Jenkins: Warriors over Cavaliers in 5
Author: 0 Lee Jenkins: Warriors over Cavaliers in 5

James elected not to talk about the Warriors following the game, choosing instead to celebrate a third straight conference title in Cleveland and his seventh consecutive Finals trip. "He has medium floater". And when he gets to the rim, he can finish in traffic among 7-footers. Have the two team faced each other this season? .

Sports Wenger set to sign new Arsenal deal
Author: 0 Wenger set to sign new Arsenal deal

Victor Moses (on the floor) being sent off by referee , Anthony Taylor during the English FA Cup final game between Chelsea and Arsenal . Arsenal were winning 1-0 at the time of Moses's dismissal thanks to Alexis Sanchez's fourth-minute opener - which was awarded by the referee after the linesman had initially ruled it offside.