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Author: 0 LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with racial slur

Police spokeswoman Capt. Patricia Sandoval says the property manager told officers that they believe the incident was captured on surveillance video. By the time officers arrived, the slur had been painted over, according to police. The most unfortunate aspect of his situation, James said later, was that he couldn't be with his children to talk about it with them. "And we've got a long way to go for us as a society and for us as African-Americans until we feel equal in America", he added.

Author: 0 Durant, Warriors stuff Cavaliers in Game 1

James had 19 points and 11 rebounds in the first half, the first time in his career he managed a playoff double-double before halftime. Kerr hasn't coached Golden State - 12-0 heading into its third straight Finals against LeBron James and the Cavs - since Game 2 of the first round against Portland.

Sports Tony Adams 'prayed' Arsene Wenger would quit Arsenal after FA Cup win
Author: 0 Tony Adams 'prayed' Arsene Wenger would quit Arsenal after FA Cup win

But Wenger clearly maintains support at boardroom level and will now look to step up preparations for the 2017-18 season, with the club's supporters undoubtedly keen to see their team challenge for the title. We've got to start attracting the top players again and that might mean moving the wage structure a bit. "Arsene is the best person to help us make that happen".

Sports Durant, Warriors getting to the rim at will
Author: 0 Durant, Warriors getting to the rim at will

It's a star-studded final - there are seven players who were all-stars this season, and 11 players who've been all-stars in their careers. And unlike the Warriors squad that blew a 3-1 Finals lead past year after a record-setting 73-9 regular season, this version of the team is even more risky after adding former league MVP and four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant .

Sports Antonio Conte Breaks Jose Mourinho's Record in Chelsea's Title Win
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Breaks Jose Mourinho's Record in Chelsea's Title Win

He was given his winnings after being involved in an exchange on Twitter with the bookmaker as to whether the substitution occurred in 26th minute, when the board went up for Terry to come off, or the 28th minute, when he left the pitch. "When I went out to play against Watford last week, the smell of the grass where it had rained and it was a little bit zippy - all of those things you take for granted over the years".

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is applauding how Golden State and Cleveland have made it to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year. The Cavs coughed it up 20 times, while the Warriors committed just four turnovers. The LeBron dunk on JaVale McGee . Steve Kerr will likely watch again from behind the scenes as he deals with continued complications following back surgery almost two years ago.

Author: 0 Eoin Morgan sees South Africa rout as timely lesson for England

He fell trying to hit another one into stands and was holed out at deep midwicket after dispatching Sabbir Rahman for a four and six, leaving England at a well-placed 165 for two in 28 overs with 141 required of 22 overs. Without him, England might still have had Tamim run-out for just four had substitute fielder Jonny Bairstow managed a direct hit at just one stump from square-leg.

Sports Dixon, Franchitti safe after armed robbery at drive-thru
Author: 0 Dixon, Franchitti safe after armed robbery at drive-thru

If Hildebrand were to come out victorious in this year's running of the "Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the media would have plenty of stories to tell. So it's a fast vehicle, it's a good machine, I've worked with some of his mechanics in the past. To date, only Graham Hill has accomplished the triple crown.

Author: 0 NBA Finals preview: Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers begin Round 3

For the third year in a row, the Cleveland Cavaliers will square off against the Golden State Warriors . Cleveland got their revenge though, upsetting a powerful Warriors team in 2016. Sammy Criscitello: The best National Basketball Association team of all time added the second best player in the league to their roster, how are we even debating this? Golden State repeatedly got whatever it wanted in transition, with Durant twice simply dribbling down the middle of the court and ...

Author: 0 Cavs the champs but Warriors favored in the NBA Finals

Golden State took the first series between these two teams in 2015, when they won in six games. Heading into these Finals , the Warriors have more pressure to win than past year. Thompson vs. Pachulia? Why?The Warriors seek a fifth National Basketball Association title in franchise history on the 70th anniversary of their first, which came in 1947 when the team was based in Philadelphia."Obviously it's a new season, especially this last series of the season, and we gotta bring ...

Author: 0 Scottie Pippen: Steph Curry 'isn't the best player on his team'

How many cup checks can we expect from Draymond Green? This matchup has seemed ordained since James walked off the court in Oakland last June, having delivered his native northeast OH its first major team championship since 1964. Cavaliers: James' 3-pointer in the third quarter moved him past Reggie Miller (320) for second place on the National Basketball Association postseason list, which is led by Ray Allen with 385.

Sports NBA Draft 2017: Will Boston Celtics Make Markelle Fultz No. 1 Pick?
Author: 0 NBA Draft 2017: Will Boston Celtics Make Markelle Fultz No. 1 Pick?

And if you are part of the movement shouting that the Celtics would be better off without Thomas, Danny Ainge says you're just being silly. He will likely work out for management and coaches. 1 overall pick (provided they trade up in the draft). "It's been a dream of mine since I was a little kid, and I feel like I would fit well in Boston", Fultz declared.

Author: 0 Watch Kell Brook Vs. Errol Spence Jr. Boxing Match Live Online

I couldn't see out of the eye, so I had to stop. "I'm devastated", said Brook. "When he rang me he was gutted but I told him to go on holiday and re-group and re-charge the batteries". "I want to fight Keith Thurman ... and all of the champions". If they are entertained, more often than not, they will come back again. I can knock him out in front of his hometown fans.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

He reckons that the side has the ability to defeat India when the two arch-rivals clash at Edgbaston. "I think we can handle tomorrow (Thursday) especially". "If they don't take pressure and play (with the confidence) as defending champions, then it will be good". It's always good (to start with a high-pressure match).

Sports Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window - Pochettino
Author: 0 Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window - Pochettino

Spurs have won just eight of their 18 away matches, but four have come in the last five. Asked if the Scotland chief should be anxious about facing Kane on June 10, Spurs boss Pochettino said: "Of course". "I think there were three games I did not score in (at the start of the season) and then I went on a good run". To score 30 plus goals again [in all competitions] is a big achievement for me and one I'm very proud of.

Author: 0 Mike Brown expects to coach Warriors in Game 1

The Warriors are led by guard Stephen Curry , who averaged 25.3 ppg. The laces look nice and, while I'm personally not a fan, the holes on the front of the shoe look good. "Goal is to win a championship", Green said. The Cavs and Warriors are about to engage in a best four-out-of-seven series that is both historic and rich in subplots.

Sports Echoes of disappointment surround lawmakers after IL budget stalemate
Author: 0 Echoes of disappointment surround lawmakers after IL budget stalemate

House Speaker Michael Madigan declared the chamber will spend the month of June in an effort to strike a deal between Democrats and Republican Governor Bruce Rauner . House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, says there will be no budget vote before the end of the last session day at the Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Author: 0 India, Pakistan look to live up to fans expectations on June 4

Because both of the team have an International Cricket series recently. England are hosting Bangladesh in the opener of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and England were also runners up last time they featured in event they lost to India in the final in what was a nerve-wrecking game.

Author: 0 Modric unsure whether Bale or Isco will start Champions League final

While the Real stars may not be too happy about their statues, they're not the only players who have been questionably immortalised in Bronze. Will he go with the overpowering Gareth Bale in attack or keep the creative Francisco "Isco" Alarcon in midfield? "Then I think maybe just down in Cardiff Bay, there is a nice Nandos (restaurant) down there...so all good!" The return speaks for itself, with 13 goals in his last nine appearances and the lowest number of games played in a single ...

Sports U.S. beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers
Author: 0 U.S. beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

With Groupama Team France suffering a slight nosedive and losing vital momentum, ORACLE TEAM USA took full advantage, foiling impressively to extend their lead at Gate 3 to head back downwind with a 54 second advantage. New Zealand also dominated Ainslie's Land Rover BAR, despite incurring a penalty during the starting manoeuvres. But while Land Rover BAR showed good speed, the US crew's tactician Tom Slingsby made a shrewd call on the third leg of the seven leg course and Oracle Team USA ...

Sports Ernesto Valverde confirmed as new Barcelona boss
Author: 0 Ernesto Valverde confirmed as new Barcelona boss

Ernesto Valverde is the new @ FCBarcelona coach. Valverde on the other hand joins the Blaugrana after managing the likes of Valencia, Olympiacos, Villarreal , Espanyol and Athletic Bilbao . At Athletic he finished fourth, seventh, fifth and seventh respectively in LaLiga, reached the Copa del Rey final and the quarter-finals of the Europa League.

Sports Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

Nashville's stout defense has made it tough for Pittsburgh to get shots on goal , and there's no better example of that than the second period of Game 1 when the Penguins recorded ZERO shots on Pekke Rinne . It isn't a problem that has blossomed in the Final; it's been brewing for the entire playoffs. At the other end, Rinne looked like he couldn't wait for the period to end.

Author: 0 England bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener

With a full-strength team available for selection in their backyard at the Champions Trophy, England are clear favourites. The century also came when he tapped Ali for a single to complete it off 124 balls . "It's just we couldn't finish well, that's it". "This time it is going to be short and crisp, with only eight teams involved so it is going to be a highly competitive tournament and I think there are 4-5 contenders who can win the trophy", he added.

Author: 0 NBA Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

Whether I had been suspended or not, I wanted to come into the NBA Finals with high emotions. Many people know that Larry Bird and Magic Johnson meet in three NBA Finals but not three straight finals . "I think we will use it as fuel", power forward Kevin Love said . He then went on to be in the finals for the next three seasons all while on the Miami Heat .

Author: 0 Mike Brown to coach Game 1 of NBA Finals

The only thing that kept Cleveland in the game in the first half was the usually brilliant play from James and Kyrie Irving and several missed layups by Golden State. Four players were there for the entire ride - Doug Harvey, Bernard Geoffrion, Tom Johnson, and Maurice Richard (Richard did not play in the 1954-55 playoffs however, due to his suspension) - while eight others took part in at least seven championship series in a row: Dickie Moore (nine), Jacques Plante, Bert Olmstead, Floyd ...

Author: 0 Angels will have Mike Trout (thumb) undergo MRI on Monday

Manager Mike Scioscia told reporters after the game that Trout wanted to continue playing, but did not want to put him back on the field when Trout told him his thumb was feeling stiff. In Milwaukee, Domingo Santana hit his first career grand slam as the NL Central-leading Brewers held off Arizona. Matt Harvey pitched one-run ball over six innings to win his second straight start as NY beat Pittsburgh.

Author: 0 It's time for another Warriors-Cavs rematch

And while many may be growing exhausted of seeing the same players on the game's biggest stage, there are still plenty of storylines to keep us all tuned in. Don't let it overtake what's at stake, but you can feel a little redemption if you want . And then there's Durant, who left Oklahoma City in the offseason to join the Warriors - the team that prevented the Thunder from getting to the NBA Finals last season.

Author: 0 Here's who the experts are predicting to win the NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in. The Cavaliers , who in 2016 ended a sports title drought the city of Cleveland had been living under since 1964, are aiming to repeat.

Author: 0 Schlossman: Carter Rowney two wins away from the Cup

Well, yes, facing a 2-0 Cup Final deficit to the defending champion Penguins is a problem. Guarantees in sports are ridiculous because nobody can guarantee a damned thing, and besides, it would mean knowing Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne isn't in the middle of a collapse.

Sports Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

We want to see your fan photos and videos! Both teams combined for just one defeat in the playoffs so far as they meet in the National Basketball Association finals for the third straight year. How he fare could determine the series. I don't see how the Cavs can win, but I thought that a year ago, too. He needs this as much as Durant apparently "needs" to show the public he made the right decision by leaving Oklahoma City, as if that matters.

Author: 0 Wonder Woman's Israeli star sparks call for film ban in Lebanon

After Trevor crash lands near her home on Themyscira with news of a horrific battle being fought by mankind, Diana joins the American in London to stop German General Ludendorff (Danny Huston) and "Doctor Poison" (Elena Anaya) from continuing the war.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth finds touch at Colonial, avoids third straight missed cut

He now has another victory, withstanding a charge by Jordan Spieth at Colonial, after two more runnerup finishes this year. Get daily prep sports headlines from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. 3 hole. His 25-footer on 12 hit the left edge of the cup. Steve Stricker , the 2009 Colonial victor who turned 50 this year, shot a 63 to move from a tie for 32nd to a tie for seventh for 6 under.

Author: 0 LeBron James' LA home vandalised with graffiti

As he and the Cavaliers got ready to face the Warriors in Game 1 on Thursday night, James was handling a topic normally discussed in other forums. "No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, being black in America is tough", he said.

Author: 0 Mr. Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Met costume won't be wearing it any longer after video surfaced of the costumed character flipping off a fan Wednesday at CitiField. The Mets said they rotate the employees in the costume throughout the season, and the person responsible won't be dressing up as the mascot anymore.

Sports Mets apologize after mascot caught on video flipping off fan
Author: 0 Mets apologize after mascot caught on video flipping off fan

It really is symbolic, if only as a metaphorical representation of New York City. The incident happened during the fourth inning of Thursday's game against the Milwaukee Brewers that eventually ended in a 2-1 loss. Keon Broxton also went deep for the Brewers, who will try to salvage a split in the series with a victory this afternoon. A couple days later, the team suspended pitcher Matt Harvey for three days after he failed to show up for a game after a night on the town .

Author: 0 Dash cam footage released of Tiger Woods arrest

Woods once seemed like a sure bet to surpass him, but he remains second with 14 and has not won a major title since the 2008 U.S. Open. Woods is wearing shorts, a dark hat and a light-colored shirt. Officer Matthew Palladino approaches the auto on the passengers' side. Tiger Woods' damaged car.Reuters. Another officer eventually joins Palladino, who begins to question Woods.

Sports Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash
Author: 0 Motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden dies from injuries sustained in bicycle crash

The 35-year-old had suffered trauma to his head, chest and abdomen after colliding with the car's windshield, leaving him in critical condition at Maurizio Bufalino Hospital in Cesena. "We'll miss you mate!" Tommy was at Nicky's bedside in his final hours and said that the best to remember the 2006 MotoGP World Champion was when he was at his happiest, riding a bike.

Sports Jason Dufner And David Lingmerth Share Lead After First Round
Author: 0 Jason Dufner And David Lingmerth Share Lead After First Round

Sweden's David Lingmerth broke out of his recent doldrums to seize the early first-round lead at the Memorial tournament on Friday, where Jordan Spieth was one adrift and top-ranked Dustin Johnson nowhere. "I felt like I scored the way I played today", Spieth said. And he didn't make a single birdie in his round of 78. Rickie Fowler had anything but a calm day.

Sports Lucas Perez wants to leave Arsenal this summer
Author: 0 Lucas Perez wants to leave Arsenal this summer

The Spanish forward has struggled to make a real impact in English football since his £17.1m ($22m) release clause at Deportivo La Coruna was triggered in August 2016, starting just nine times across all competitions and only twice in the Premier League .

Author: 0 Bangladesh v England: Champions Trophy opener

Bangladesh made a steady start after losing the toss and being made to bat on a sunny day in south London with Tamim and Soumya Sarkar putting on 56 before the latter was caught for 28 off Ben Stokes' bowling . That said, it could still become a little bit of a tester if there were weather-related interruptions, which is a constant possibility with all matches played in England at this time of the year.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Preview

Although many have been saying that the National Basketball Association needs different teams in the finals , we all deep down want to see a rematch, especially the addition of Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors . "I thought it was kind of ridiculous to be honest", Curry said of the critics. Pachulia passed up a chance at bigger money to have a chance for a title when he signed with Golden State last summer for $2.9 million.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Match Ups

Although LeBron says that he doesn't have a rivalry with Warriors star Stephen Curry , there's no disputing that the Warriors and Cavaliers have become rivals. The Warriors are 12-0 in these playoffs, becoming the first National Basketball Association team to accomplish the feat, and the Cavaliers are 12-1.

Sports Payments to Premier League clubs revealed
Author: 0 Payments to Premier League clubs revealed

Chelsea's money was made up of £38,832,180 "merit" cash for finishing top of the table, £32,827,014 in "facility fees" for being shown in 28 live TV games in the United Kingdom, plus equal shares of the domestic TV deal, overseas TV deals and commercial income from the league's sponsors.

Author: 0 Warriors-Cavs III features new star

Sixteen years ago, the Lakers were the team that came the closest. Curry is averaging 28.6 points per game in this season's playoffs along with 5.6 assists and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 50 percent from the floor. Fibers maybe six. But I tell you this much creation. "It was an impressive thing". My family is safe, that's most important. "On the eve of one of the greatest events we have in sports, race and what's going on comes again", James said.

Author: 0 Cavaliers vs. Warriors Latest Odds and Stats NBA Finals Game 1

The truth is, Golden State doesn't need Durant, but it's the luxury they can afford. They have limited the Indiana Pacers , Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics to 45 percent shooting, ranking third in that category during the playoffs after being barely average (16th, 45.8 percent) in the regular season.

Author: 0 Mohammed Shami key to India's Champions Trophy prospects: Irfan Pathan

Against the backdrop of Tamim's innings, which accelerated after he passed 50, was regular confrontations with Stokes - a repeat of the pair's clash during the one-day game in Dhaka last October. "These are the memories you make as sportsmen". From there, either press the play icon with your mouse or finger. Using the Intel Curie technology enabled cricket bat, the player will be able to see data from their swing such as bat speed and back-lift angle as well as a simulated score from the VR ...

Sports England cruise to victory in Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 England cruise to victory in Champions Trophy opener

Marginally, the second is perhaps the most worrying - because in Jonny Bairstow England have an in-form alternative to open the innings. England rested a trio of first-choice all-rounders from Monday's game in Ben Stokes , Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali, with Morgan expecting all three to feature against Bangladesh .

Sports French Open 2017: Serena Williams cheers on Venus in Paris
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Serena Williams cheers on Venus in Paris

The two-time Wimbledon champion, who was seeded 15th, lost to American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) at the French Open. Kvitova returned to tennis in Paris after being attacked in the Czech Republic in December. Williams found a seat in the shade at Court Philippe Chatrier during her older sister Venus' match against Nara. The tennis ace took to social media Thursday to clarify a statement by her big sister Venus during a post-match interview at the French Open this ...