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Author: 0 'Bore them out of the building': Senators have simple Game 7 plan

The Senators have actually only played five Game 7's in their team history, with an O/U tally of 2-2-1 (they're also 0-5 in those games). The list of active players who have averaged at least a point per game in the playoffs in at least 20 games: Crosby (1.11), Malkin, (1.08), and Mike Cammalleri, who had 32 very productive playoff games between 2008 and 2011.

Author: 0 Defense and turnovers bring misery for Cavaliers in Game 1 loss

He received plenty of support from Stephen Curry , who scored 28 points and hit six three-pointers on a night when Cleveland struggled badly in all phases of their game. Warriors: Coach Steve Kerr had hoped to feel well enough to return to the bench but stayed behind the scenes in the locker room as he continues to deal with complications from back surgery almost two years ago.

Author: 0 3000 to sweep series vs. Golden State Warriors

Durant is eligible for an extension that could pay him more than $35 million a season. You don't "chase the ghost of Michael Jordan " (add link here) without a hunger for winning not one, not two, not three, not four, not... Through three rounds, he's averaging 32.5 points, eight rebounds and seven assists. Steve Kerr , Mike Brown and the Warriors staff has been as good as it gets across the National Basketball Association for a couple of seasons.

Author: 0 Cavaliers vs. Warriors Game 1

And that would include a lopsided 12-1 disparity in turnovers, 18 fewer shots than the Warriors (not that it matter that much as Cleveland shot.395 before halftime), and an 11-7 beating in offensive rebounds that led to being on the short side of a 14-5 ledger in second chance points.

Author: 0 LeBron James addresses home vandalism with powerful response about race in America

Police confirmed they were called to his Los Angeles home after someone spray-painted a racial slur on the gate outside the house. It was reported to police shortly after dawn on Wednesday and has since been painted over, she said . Visibly shaken by an event he couldn't control, Cleveland's star struggled Wednesday to focus on his seventh straight NBA Finals or the Golden State Warriors.

Sports Gatland reveals first Lions squad
Author: 0 Gatland reveals first Lions squad

The current tour is something of a break from tradition for the Lions , who have played nearly exclusively against New Zealand's provincial teams on previous visits. Asked if the Lions can shock the whole country of New Zealand , Gatland said: "That's hopefully the whole plan". Despite having world class goalkickers Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell in the matchday squad, Gatland knows the Lions will need to score points in increments of more than three to beat the All Blacks.

Sports Eleven-year-old Alex submits Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid
Author: 0 Eleven-year-old Alex submits Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

Mr Ross said the event would prove very beneficial to the entire economy and the sporting sector in this country. South Africa is up against Ireland and France for the hosting rights, with the victor to be announced on 15 November. "This will be the biggest World Cup ever with 2.9 million seats". Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said emergency legislation may be needed to ensure Ireland can continue to bid for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Author: 0 NBA Finals: 10 Predictions about the NBA Finals

Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love , the often delightful supporting cast for James, had 24 and 15 points respectively, but no one else was a factor. Warriors coach Mike Brown said. These are the first Finals featuring a threematch, with the Warriors and Cavaliers splitting their first two title matchups in 2015 and 2016. "I mean, I know what I've done, and I know the way I'm built".

Author: 0 Durant scores 38, Warriors cruise to 113-91 victory over Cavs

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. Kevin Durant backed McGee at the time in February, calling Shaq "childish" and criticizing his free throw shooting. Once his night was finally done, Durant found mother Wanda at the end of the Warriors bench and held her in a warm embrace.

Author: 0 Intel Bring Drones, Smart Bats, VR To ICC Champions Trophy

Stokes and Tamim were involved in a verbal altercation as tempers frayed in the sunshine but the left-hander reached his century off 124 balls, including two sixes and 11 fours.Tamim skied Liam Plunkett to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler and Mushfiqur was caught in the deep for 79 off the next ball.

Author: 0 India prepare for Champions Trophy opener against Pakistan

Laxman believed that the team will set aside all distractions as it embarks on its defence of the Champions Trophy title. The proof came as recently as Monday when, across London at Lord's, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs - the worst start in one-day worldwide history - against the South Africa new-ball duo of Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell.

Author: 0 Golden State, Cleveland Ready To Play For NBA Crown

POWER FORWARD: Draymond Green vs Kevin Love . Injuries played a role over the last two finals. She even got to meet the rest of the team, including Klay Thompson and Steve Kerr . "You've got to do whatever you've got to do to be the last man standing". He was a tough teammate to have because he was so demanding on them in practice, and anyone who played with him saw him physically and verbally humiliate his match-up on the floor.

Sports Del Potro shows sports is beyond winning and losing, consoles Nicolas Almagro
Author: 0 Del Potro shows sports is beyond winning and losing, consoles Nicolas Almagro

Argentina's Del Potro is playing in his first French Open since 2012 having suffered a series of injuries. "I'm feeling good with my game at this moment", del Potro said , "but I need to be in good shape, as well". Murray, who lost in last year's tournament final, was broken at the beginning of the final set before returning the favor on the ninth game en route to posting a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) victory at Paris .

Author: 0 Mats Point - Wilander tells it straight on Day Four at Roland Garros

Nadal took Benoit Paire apart in the first round in Paris , but felt that his display against Haase on Court Philippe Chatrier on Wednesday was even better. "I try and focus on tennis, focus on the ball, play my game and I find you do quickly switch into that frame of mind, and you to tend to block out the screaming people", he added.

Author: 0 McCloskey, GM who built Pistons' "Bad Boys" teams, has died

In the draft, McCloskey would select a pair of future Hall of Famers in the first round with Isiah Thomas (1981) and Joe Dumars (1985). In addition to its two titles, Detroit lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in seven games in the 1988 NBA Finals and fell to the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls in the 1991 Eastern Conference Finals.

Author: 0 What to watch in NBA Finals between Cavaliers, Warriors

James had won two titles as part of another "super team" in Miami but last year's crown meant even more to his legacy. Green's role this series is very clear... As evidence by this game , even if Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving have outstanding games, they can still lose. Thompson has been stellar on the defensive end even when his shot has been off and will likely be counted on at times to slow down Irving, who scored 98 points in the final three games a year ago, including the ...

Author: 0 Tamim ton lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 in Champions Trophy

Hales however, missed out on a well-deserved hundred. Root finished on 133 off 129 balls, which included 11 boundaries and a six, while Morgan remained undefeated on 75 off 61 deliveries, which included eight boundaries and two sixes, as England won the match with 16 balls to spare.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

We've just got to make sure we're ahead of them so we don't need to be in the same scenario that they're in today". Wolff says he hopes Monaco will prove to be Mercedes' worst race of 2017. The result saw him slip 25 points adrift of triumphant German Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari in the title race , but the Briton found positives to focus on in his recovery after starting from 13th on the grid .

Author: 0 Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

In France, the Elysee presidential palace said newly-elected leader Emmanuel Macron had phoned Trump to say that "nothing was negotiable" in the Paris agreement . "If we can't, that's fine", Mr Trump said. Trump's claim that the Paris accord would achieve "tiny, tiny" temperature reductions was attributed to MIT.

Sports Mbappe to consult Deschamps over future amid Real Madrid links
Author: 0 Mbappe to consult Deschamps over future amid Real Madrid links

Real Madrid have been increasing their interest for the youngster, Kylian Mbappe , even though he is set to cost around 105 million Euros. The 18-year-old starred for AS Monaco during the 2016-17 season, helping them clinch the Ligue 1 title and reach the Champions League semi-finals.

Sports Bryce Harper suspended four games for fight
Author: 0 Bryce Harper suspended four games for fight

Morse and Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija collided during the brawl that ensued after Harper charged the mound when Strickland hit him with a pitch. You have to know what he's been told - "stay out of the pile.' And you have to know the corner infielders have been told he's not gonna be there, you need to protect".

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant taking NBA Finals in stride

But Cleveland has gone 12-1 in the playoffs with an average win margin of 13.6 points, James becoming the all-time National Basketball Association playoff top scorer in the process. This is Durant's way of saying it's still Stephen Curry's team, and win or lose in the Finals , he's having fun. "I know I've grown as a player just through experience from the last five years, but if I don't go out there and execute, none of that matters", Durant said.

Sports German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions
Author: 0 German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , unhappy with President Donald Trump after last week's meetings, declared Sunday that Europe "really must take our fate into our own hands". " President Trump effectively disavowed the United States' role as the leader of world trade and globalization", he said in a note to clients. "That does not mean we should sweep our differences under the carpet".

Author: 0 Warriors have more to lose than LeBron in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant wears a Finals cap during the trophy presentation after their 129-115 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Monday, May 22, 2017, in San Antonio. You know hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day". This game, the site of the Warriors' Game 7 humiliation to the Cavaliers previous year, was supposed to be the first time the Warriors felt any real resistance this postseason.

Author: 0 What Is the Paris Climate Agreement?

With its withdrawal, the US joins only two nations as holdouts - Nicaragua and Syria. I am an American. I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack. The number of coal workers in the US fell 12 percent in 2015 from the year before, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). The other two are Syria and Nicaragua.

Author: 0 Top 10 NBA Finals Performances: Nos. 10

LeBron James has expressed an interest in owning an National Basketball Association team some day. For what is Jordan most known? They finally played an NBA game Thursday night, with Game 1 of the NBA Finals opening the third chapter of the Golden State Warriors-Cleveland Cavaliers championship trilogy.

Author: 0 Langer makes history at Senior PGA Championship

Equally Langer has never performed to his full potential on courses where long bombers control the par-fives. So I'm excited about where my game is at this point and I'm looking forward to hopefully a couple more good years and then we'll see where it takes me.

Author: 0 The Mets mascot was caught on camera giving fans the middle finger

The Mets condemned the incident in a statement , saying it does "not condone" the mascot's behavior. "We are dealing with this matter internally", they posted to their own Twitter account. "On the first spring morning of "63, with the dew still dampening Coogan's Bluff, Casey Stengel, the old skipper of the young Mets , saw a figure in the distance".

Author: 0 Ian Rush brings Champions League trophy to floating pitch

Now Real coach Zinedine Zidane favours a 4-4-2 with Isco playing as a number 10 behind Ronaldo and Karim Benzema and given it led Madrid to the Spanish title and Champions League final, he may decide not to revert to 4-3-3 to incorporate Bale, who has not played since April 23 when he went off injured against Barcelona.

Author: 0 Warriors Roll To 113-91 Win Vs. Cavs In Game 1

The Cavs' stunning comeback from 3-1 down in the series to end an infamous title drought and raise spirits across Cleveland is the stuff of legends. Beyond that, you truly never can count out LeBron James . "You can't get discouraged". It's an impossible decision, and it's why Cleveland has a chance.

Author: 0 Enough talk: Cavs-Warriors to start series

Not that anyone expected any different. Last season, when Cleveland won the championship, they forced Golden State into a slower game. 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.

Sports Boston Celtics stun Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 in Game 3
Author: 0 Boston Celtics stun Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 in Game 3

Then the unthinkable happened: With the score tied at 108 in Game 3, Celtics Coach Brad Stevens took a timeout to advance the ball to half court so he could give Boston the chance to win with one of his favorite plays . As he walked down a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena to the postgame news conference, James, who scored just 11 points and only one in the final 18 minutes, was heckled by the fan for his sub-par outing.

Author: 0 Richard Jefferson: Warriors lost their poise in last year's Finals

However, I still like the Warriors to cover. 'I'm sure LeBron probably thinks he could play better, and you tip your hat off to KD'. "Everything just kinda keeps getting back to where it once was". US: TV :ABC. Live streaming: ABC GO . And familiarity has most assuredly bred contempt as well as respect on both sides. Rather than carve out his legacy easily in Cleveland, the Warriors have proved to be more than formidable obstacles in his path.

Sports Michigan Football Reveals Five Game Times For 2017 Season
Author: 0 Michigan Football Reveals Five Game Times For 2017 Season

This all comes as a part of the new deal that FOX has with the Big Ten. It's the first time MI and Ohio State will face off on FOX. The final start time that was already announced earlier is the season-opener against Florida in Arlington, Texas with a 3:30 (ET) start time on ABC.

Sports Goffin eases into 2nd round at French Open
Author: 0 Goffin eases into 2nd round at French Open

Murray, who was runner-up at Roland Garros previous year, has been struggling in 2017 and looked uncomfortable at times during the second set. The defending champion eased into the second round at Roland Garros with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Spain's Marcel Granollers .

Author: 0 Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 after cycling collision

The 35-year-old American was cycling along the Rimini coastline in Italy last Wednesday when a auto collided with his bicycle. The rider ended up on the hood and slammed into the car's windshield. Several family members flew in from the U.S. to be by his hospital bedside, including his mother and brother. Hayden continued to race for the Honda team until the end of the 2008 season.

Author: 0 Morgan will not rob Roy of opening spot

Woakes had come into the match nursing a tight quad that led to his omission from the final two matches of England's recent ODI series against South Africa , but he looked in fine fettle as he opened the campaign with a maiden to Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal .

Author: 0 Skipper Warburton to start in Lions opener

Amid the fighting, there was also some rugby and by the time the four-match test series arrived the Lions had scorched a trail, beating the cream of New Zealand's mighty provincial sides and shocking the locals with their blistering backline.

Author: 0 What to watch for in the 2017 NBA Finals | Cavs vs Warriors

Durant replaces Harrison Barnes , whose offensive struggles played a big role in the Warriors' failure to repeat as champions in 2016. Small forward Kevin Durant (25.2 average) is a new part of the mix while point guard Stephen Curry (28.6) has once again been leading the postseason charge.

Sports Ligue 1: Tolisso open to Lyon exit
Author: 0 Ligue 1: Tolisso open to Lyon exit

Conte has N'Golo Kante, Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic as his current options in midfield, but is keen to add further options as they prepare for a return to the Champions League. Lyon are also interested in Chelsea's Bertrand Traore and the Blues could look to use the winger as leverage to sign the 22-year-old French midfielder from the Ligue 1 outfit.

Sports LEADING OFF: Night moves for Tanaka; Blue Jays go batty
Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Night moves for Tanaka; Blue Jays go batty

Aaron Hicks went 4-for-5 with three doubles, six RBI and two runs scored in Thursday's win over the Blue Jays . Campos has made four appearances for Toronto this season, allowing two runs and striking out five over five innings. "In the American League, especially in our division, you've got to hit home runs", Gibbons said. "We've always known he's a good hitter", Gibbons said.

Author: 0 Lauren backs new Arsenal deal for Wenger

This is a strong group of players, and with some additions we can be even more successful", said the Frenchman. "The ambition is to put this club in a position where we are winning the Premier League , where we are competing to win in Europe and pushing forward".

Author: 0 Wenger signs new two-year Arsenal contract

The Frenchman added: "Once the game starts and you are a fan, you stand behind the team, that is what I have not accepted this season and I will never accept it". 7 - Arsene Wenger has won seven FA Cup trophies as a manager; the most in the history of the competition. Sad, mad, inexplicable day. He told Spanish radio station Cadena Ser: "He is key to this club".

Sports Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title
Author: 0 Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title

Paris Saint-Germain's Grace Geyoro collides with Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Katarzyna Kiedrzynek during the Women's Champions League Final soccer match at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Thursday, June 1, 2017. "It wasn't easy to score a goal", Precheur said. A year later the ground was awarded a five star category ground award from UEFA and staged football matches as part of the 2012 London Olympics.

Sports Free agent Fletcher to swap West Brom for Stoke
Author: 0 Free agent Fletcher to swap West Brom for Stoke

REUTERS - Stoke City have signed midfielder Darren Fletcher on a two-year deal, the Premier League club said on Thursday. " It's all happened incredibly quickly, but I am delighted to be here ". Albion boss Tony Pulis had been confident Fletcher would stay at The Hawthorns but his departure will be a major blow to the manager. The fact that the former Manchester United ace has been allowed to walk away without a whimper will anger West Brom fans.

Author: 0 Arsenal confirm Arsene Wenger has signed new two-year deal

Wenger's new contract brings to an end the most traumatic season of his near 21-year Arsenal tenure. The 67-year-old Frenchman, who is out of contract next month, has come in for criticism and calls to go from some Arsenal fans during a mixed season which saw the club fail to reach the Champions League for the first time in 19 years but also win the FA Cup .

Sports Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home, cops say
Author: 0 Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home, cops say

The NBA star is now in Oakland, California, where his Cavaliers will play the Golden State Warriors in the first game of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The LAPD says the slur was painted over Wednesday morning. "You know hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day". "I will be as focused as I can be on the job at hand tomorrow, but this is a situation where it just puts me back in place to what's more important, and basketball's not the most important thing in ...

Author: 0 House of LeBron James reportedly vandalized with racial slur

James was not at the LA home when it was tagged; he is likely in San Francisco ahead of the NBA Finals, which begin on Thursday. "My family is safe", he said. James bought the house in 2015, not long after his production company signed a $15 million developmental deal with Warner Bros., an agreement that has him spending more time in Southern California.

Author: 0 UCL final: Can Juventus break Real Madrid jinx?

Despite a third continental crown in four years being a real possibility for Los Blancos, Kroos said all it took was a great team and maximum effort. Zinedine Zidane could win his second Champions League in only his second season in European competition as manager, the first to achieve such a feat since Dettmar Cramer with Bayern Munich (1975, 1976).