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Author: 0 All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

The game was tied at 1-1 through two tight periods on goals by Pontus Aberg and Guentzel, but it took just 10 seconds of the third for Guentzel - who scored the victor in Game One - to get his second of the night and 12th of the playoffs.

Sports Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener
Author: 0 Warriors smash Cavaliers in NBA Finals opener

This is it - the third NBA Finals meeting between the two teams in the last three years. The 1988-89 and 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers each entered the NBA Finals undefeated, with 11-0 records. "So it makes it even more risky when you equip that talent, that skill with those guys". James inked a three-year $99.8 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers - including $99.8 million guaranteed - which has him at an annual average salary of $33.2 million.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Chris Woakes suffers side strain, doubtful for remaining tournament

England are planning on the basis Stokes will be able to bowl at least a handful of overs against Bangladesh - while Morgan confirmed Chris Woakes is fully fit again after his thigh niggle. "I must not have eaten well enough (yesterday morning). I don't see it as too big an issue". England's chase got off to a poor start as Jason Roy was dismissed for just 1 run in the 3 over.

Author: 0 Lions' schedule savaged by New Zealand's Hansen

Jones said the Lions , who are expected to favour Gatland's "Warrenball" approach of powerful, direct running, must win the first Test on June 24 or be prepared for a "tough old series". With the current spike in concussion injuries in New Zealand rugby, New Zealand coaches have expressed concern about the physical toll the New Zealand derbies are having on players.

Sports Durant, Warriors lead Cavs 60-52 at halftime
Author: 0 Durant, Warriors lead Cavs 60-52 at halftime

What are you supposed to do about that? And while he and the Warriors eventually got rolling, there were a few uneasy minutes at the start that offered a reminder of the magnitude of this stage. "It started with myself having some turnovers, especially in the first half". 'Why aren't we calling more plays?' About halfway through the year, he came to me and just said, Man, I get it.' It's this balance between fun and work and discipline and craziness and order and chaos.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka's Mathews set to miss Champions Trophy opener

Sri Lanka is perilously close to suffering a major blow ahead of its Champions Trophy 2017 opener vs. "We're still ranked the No 1 team in the world going into the tournament, so there are quite a few reasons for us to be confident", said South Africa ODI captain De Villiers, whose side were beaten 2-1 away to Champions Trophy hosts England in a preceding three-match warm-up series.

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

Not that anyone expected any different. Music star Rihanna made sure Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant knew where her allegiances were placed during game one of the NBA Finals in Oakland . doesn't surprise me", said Mike Brown , still subbing as coach for the ailing Steve Kerr . But the teams have a combined 18-7 over-under mark in this postseason and are averaging a combined 235 points per game.

Sports Woods 'asleep at the wheel' of auto before arrest
Author: 0 Woods 'asleep at the wheel' of auto before arrest

His claim was supported by two breath tests showing Woods' blood alcohol content to be zero, according to a police report . The report noted the golfer was cooperative. "Woods asked how far from his house he was". He has expressed a desire to continue to play professionally despite his recent history of injuries. Woods announced last week that he had undergone another back surgery in April, his fourth since March 2014.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant gives Warriors edge in NBA Finals Game 1 win

An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front gate of James' home in the Brentwood neighbourhood Wednesday morning, said Capt. Patricia Sandoval, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department. We are a better Cavaliers team and they are a better Warriors team but what does that mean? If I don't play up to my standards, then that's what - that's when I get upset.

Sports Alan Jackson to Perform Street Concert Before Predators Game
Author: 0 Alan Jackson to Perform Street Concert Before Predators Game

Jackson is set to take the stage at 4:45PM at Fifth Avenue and Broadway, facing the Cumberland River, Nashville's WKRN reports. While a capacity crowd watches the 7 p.m. Large music and big screens will take over Lower Broadway on June 3 and June 5 for the free Broadway Smash party. Broadway will be closed between Fifth and Third avenues and large screens will be placed on stage and around the event site.

Author: 0 Cavaliers fan trolls Warriors with 'LLWLWWW' custom license plate

Golden State Warriors' David West shoots during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. In Golden State's defense, the team's pre-Durant All-Star trio, Curry, Thompson and Draymond Green , were all drafted by the Warriors .

Author: 0 LeBron James' L.A. home vandalized with racial slur

After being asked about the graffiti, James stated, "No matter how much money you have, no matter how famous you are, no matter how many people admire you, you know being black in America is tough". "Hate in America, especially for African-Americans, is living every day", added James, who said that when he was told of the incident, he thought of the mother of Emmett Till, a black American who was lynched in 1995 at the age of 14.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant leads Warriors' Game 1 rout of the Cavaliers

It comes at little surprise that the 2017 NBA Finals are a rematch of last year's championship series . Kyrie. JR vs. JaVale. The final outcome was all but a formality at the start of the fourth quarter as the Warriors forged 21 points ahead.

Sports NBA Finals Game 1: Warriors vs. Cavs GameThread
Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 1: Warriors vs. Cavs GameThread

Or try to correct. The series resumes on Monday, Manila time , before it shifts to Cleveland later next week. "Making the pass that's in front of you. Durant has been showcasing much of his offensive weaponry - dunks, 3-pointers, and backing Kyrie Irving down the lane easily while being fouled. First, it's a best four-out-of-seven game series.

Author: 0 LeBron James: 'Hello NBA Finals, I missed you!', misses shot

Cleveland's team was built on the back of the man whose birth essentially guarantees a berth into June in James, reaching his seventh straight Finals, a feat unheard of in the modern National Basketball Association. The Cavaliers are scheduled to face off tomorrow against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, California. Getting ready for Game 1 had already become a more daunting task with what happened.

Sports Oklahoma wins NCAA golf title, beating OR 3-1-1
Author: 0 Oklahoma wins NCAA golf title, beating OR 3-1-1

And like a year ago, it came down to Sulman Raza, a South Eugene High graduate, to deliver for the Ducks. However, Raza squared the match on No. 10 after hitting safely onto the green from the bunker to par the hole. “This is so special, ” Sooners coach Ryan Hybl said. The Commodores weren't so fortunate in the afternoon. John Augenstein of Vanderbilt rolled in a 30-foot putt from the fringe to win his match in 19 holes against Edwin Li of Oregon.

Sports Mixed emotions for Dixon after armed robbery
Author: 0 Mixed emotions for Dixon after armed robbery

Rookie winners: Ray Harroun (1911), Jules Goux (1913), Rene Thomas (1914), Frank Lockhart (1926), George Souders (1927), Graham Hill (1966), Juan Pablo Montoya (2000), Helio Castroneves (2001), Alexander Rossi (2016). And as for a future with IndyCar? On a high from a dream qualifying performance on IndyCar's biggest stage, Dixon came crashing back to Earth with a thud a few hours later when he was held up at gunpoint at a Taco Bell restaurant drive-through near the track at Indianapolis.

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

An unidentified person spray painted the N-word on the front gate of James' home in the Brentwood neighborhood Wednesday morning, said Capt. Patricia Sandoval, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department. TMZ reports that someone spray painted the N-Word on his home, and although the Cavalier's forward did purchase the home in 2015, he doesn't now live there.

Sports Del Potro sets up Murray clash after Almagro quits in tears
Author: 0 Del Potro sets up Murray clash after Almagro quits in tears

As del Potro stepped over the net and walked toward him, Almagro collapsed on the clay court, his sobs clearly audible over the crowd's cheers of encouragement and appreciation. "So hopefully I will keep improving in the next one". "Sometimes I think also for my team it's hard to know exactly how I'm feeling or what it is that I need when I'm on the court".

Author: 0 Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. Durant attacked the rim relentlessly all night for Golden State, which entered the series 12-0 this postseason after posting four-game sweeps in each of the previous three rounds.

Author: 0 Isco declares he will stay at Real Madrid despite 'complicated' season

Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. However, that hope was denied early because the last six games of the league were won by Real Madrid and they were up in the ladder by three points.

Author: 0 NBA Conference Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics

A bettor putting his money on the Cavaliers could win $250 by putting down $100. Avery Bradley one game. Boston All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas was lost for the season due to a hip injury along the way and the Cavs appeared destined for another sweep, but old habits reared their head and Cleveland blew Game 3.

Author: 0 Ferrari triumph divides drivers after team orders

Mercedes themselves, knowing that Ferrari are making a strong run for the drivers' title as well as the constructors' championship this season, changed their stance on team orders in response to Vettel's pace before the Russian Grand Prix last month.

Author: 0 Utah Jazz: Gordon Hayward makes his NBA Finals prediction

Rihanna, a noted LeBron James fan, didn't let the Warriors domination in Game 1 of the NBA Finals spoil her fun at Oracle Arena. Kevin Durant took charge for the Warriors , making six dunks in the first half and staying on until late in the fourth to finish with 38 points.

Sports Andy Murray: French Open fans don't like it when I do THIS
Author: 0 Andy Murray: French Open fans don't like it when I do THIS

The 30-year-old victor will immediately face another demanding test when he plays fellow former grand slam victor Juan Martin del Potro , who advanced when tearful opponent Nicolas Almagro was unable to go on with a knee injury, trailing 6-3, 3-6, 1-1.

Author: 0 Tennis is full of lesbians, claims Margaret Court

In this January 26, 2015 photo, Australian tennis great Margaret Court smiles during the official launch of the remodeled Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne . The 74-year-old Court has been a critic of homosexuality for decades, and she expanded her comments in a Christian radio station interview this week.

Sports Champions Trophy 2017 gets a super cool Google Doodle
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017 gets a super cool Google Doodle

Morgan also had a favourable report on key all-rounder Ben Stokes , who was able to bowl briefly on the edge of the square during practice following the latest round of scans on his knee injury. Asked if Roy's place would be under threat if he didn't come good in the first couple of group games, Morgan replied: "I can not see it (Roy's position) changing".

Sports Durant stars in NBA Finals game one win
Author: 0 Durant stars in NBA Finals game one win

This is a league of match ups and taking advantage of another team's weaknesses and there are very few antidotes to a heavy dose of LeBron in a seven game series. Another factor is the play of Steph Curry. In Game 1, they managed just a 90.5 offensive rating, in part because of turnover issues. With Durant now in Harrison Barnes' old spot, the defensive strategies used during last year's Finals aren't available.

Author: 0 Golden State Buries Cleveland In Game 1 Of NBA Finals, 113-91

A year ago the Cavaliers made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, rallying from 3-1 down to take the title. It was during the 2011 National Basketball Association lockout that James and Durant played in LeBron's Flag Football Classic.

Author: 0 Warriors vs. Cavaliers in the NBA Finals: Who has the edge?

To me, the outcome is real simple, and it won't hinge on what you think it will. Both sides have made some significant changes to their squads since the previous two series'. The Warriors imploded previous year after Green was taken out of the equation. They're superior. They've played against good teams, but because they're so talented, so deep, and so disciplined, they were able to make those teams not look as legit as they were.

Author: 0 NASCAR weekend in Dover gets rolling

Johnny Sauter is the points leader heading into the race and has finished in the top 10 in his last four starts in Dover. Matt Crafton won this race past year for his first win at the "Monster Mile". That's scheduled to get the Green flag at 5:30 pm. In his 12 Monster Energy Series starts, he has a best start of 11th and finish of 17th. He is the son of former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver David Gilliland and the grandson of ex-Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Butch ...

Sports Will Klay Thompson's struggles carry over to the NBA Finals?
Author: 0 Will Klay Thompson's struggles carry over to the NBA Finals?

Cleveland went just 23-23 after January 10 and was ranked in the bottom third statistically on defense all season. Not only was Curry not the best player on his team against the Cavs-that honor belonged to Draymond Green-but he wasn't even the top point guard in the series.

Author: 0 Advantage Golden State Warriors in National Basketball Association finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers

Durant had six dunks in the first half alone to match his most ever in a game, Curry hit six 3-pointers and the Cavaliers looked like the team that stumbled down the stretch in the second half of the season. "It's definitely unique", Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said. Curry wants to take back the championship that got away, and help KD and so many other veterans without a title earn their ring.

Sports Cavs-Warriors trilogy picks up where it left off
Author: 0 Cavs-Warriors trilogy picks up where it left off

Now who would have guessed that the Cavaliers and the Warriors would be going at in the Finals again? Teams will make moves and things will change. "I can't go out there and do everything on my own, or I can't go out there and just let my teammates do all the work for me", Durant said. Durant can get any shot he wants if he stays mentally right and doesn't resort to old bad habits.

Sports Big games like these' - Andrew Fifita on NSW dominant win over Maroons
Author: 0 Big games like these' - Andrew Fifita on NSW dominant win over Maroons

Now, after taking a fearsome battering on their sacred home turf, the spotlight will be swivelled north as Kevin Walters, Darren Lockyer and Gene Miles sit down to sift through the charred remains ahead of game two in Sydney. All the Blues big men generated second phase for which the Maroons had no answer. A Green Machine link has made his time in Queensland camp even more enjoyable this week after linking with close mate Milford.

Sports Charges Dropped Against Catfish-Throwing Predators Fan
Author: 0 Charges Dropped Against Catfish-Throwing Predators Fan

He has found his touch at the right time for Pittsburgh, which leads the Final 1-0. Nashville again controlled play through two periods - even-strength shot attempts were 44-24 for the Preds - but the 23-year-old kept it close for the defending champs.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Ready For Trilogy Match Against Golden State Warriors

That, however, is just the start. Kyrie. JR vs. JaVale. Some predictions see the NBA Finals ending quickly. The 2017 NBA Finals begin on Thursday , June 1, at 8 p.m. Durant has been showcasing much of his offensive weaponry - dunks, 3-pointers, and backing Kyrie Irving down the lane easily while being fouled.

Sports Jason Roy's England place is safe for entire Champions Trophy - Eoin Morgan
Author: 0 Jason Roy's England place is safe for entire Champions Trophy - Eoin Morgan

Root had treatment soon after his mishap and appeared to take painkillers. The tournament continues on Friday, when rivals New Zealand and Australia face off in what should be an absorbing clash. In reply, England began the chase in a dismal fashion when they lost Jason Roy for 1. Roy looked jittery throughout his eight-ball innings and his dismissal epitomised that.

Sports Warriors vs. Cavs NBA Finals Game 1 Preview And Prediction
Author: 0 Warriors vs. Cavs NBA Finals Game 1 Preview And Prediction

The Warriors start as strong favourites as they are well rounded both in defence and offence. This series also features 11 players who have been named All-Stars in their careers, including seven this year. Despite that, the wine and gold will win back-to-back titles. Of the 30 National Basketball Association teams, the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are the best two.

Sports NBA Finals, Game 1 - Cavs vs. Warriors
Author: 0 NBA Finals, Game 1 - Cavs vs. Warriors

According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Warriors are the favorite at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -7 points against the Cavaliers . Draymond Green is putting up 13.9 points, 8.7 rebounds and 7.2 assists per contest. The teams split their two meetings in the regular season, including a Cleveland victory on Christmas with Irving hitting another game victor over Curry.

Sports Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Season series: Cavaliers , 3-1. Seeking a maiden National Basketball Association title, Durant joined the Warriors from the Oklahoma Thunder in the offseason and he gave every indication his quest will be rewarded amid the talent-stacked Warriors team as he scored freely.

Sports Compassionate Del Potro wins, consoles sobbing Almagro
Author: 0 Compassionate Del Potro wins, consoles sobbing Almagro

While Almagro was down, the 6-foot-6 (1.98-meter) del Potro climbed over the net and walked over to check on someone he's known since they were teenagers in the junior ranks. "I did not grow up with brothers, only sisters and we all say "she" more than "he"'". Del Potro didn't have to finish the match, as Almagro was forced to retire due to a knee injury, saving the Argentinian extra tennis considering the match was going at least four sets.