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Author: 0 Warriors finish off Spurs behind Curry's 36

The Warriors thumped the short-handed Spurs 129-115 in San Antonio on Monday (NZ time) to sweep the series 4-0. So, we know they're not going to give up at all. I got nothing but love and respect for him". "He was phenomenal this series". And he put in the systems we operate under and the style of play. Without Leonard (and Tony Parker ) the Spurs struggled to create shots and generate consistent offense against a stout Warriors defense.

Author: 0 Everton boss Koeman not confident of Barkley stay

Harry Kane's four-goal haul at Leicester City on Thursday sent the Tottenham striker two goals ahead of Everton's Romelu Lukaku in the race for the Premier League's Golden Boot award. We will see if there is interest in those players. ". You know if you are seventh then you have to play Europa League football". Arsene Wenger's men are one point behind fourth-placed Liverpool , hosts to Middlesbrough in their final game, and three behind third-placed Manchester City , who ...

Sports Pittsburgh Penguins aim to take better advantage of opportunities in Game 2
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins aim to take better advantage of opportunities in Game 2

A third-period goal from Phil Kessel lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a series-levelling 1-0 win over the Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League playoffs. PITTSBURGH (AP) - By his own estimate, it took Ottawa's Bobby Ryan a full 82 games to adjust to first-year coach Guy Boucher's system. Ottawa is trying to win a Stanley Cup with a team nobody believed in, with the magic of overtime goals and comeback wins, and given the state of these playoffs, who knows? The ...

Sports Non-MVP LeBron James and his Cavaliers crush Celtics in Boston
Author: 0 Non-MVP LeBron James and his Cavaliers crush Celtics in Boston

And while James had an outstanding regular season - 26.4 points per game, 8.7 assists and 8.6 rebounds per game - his candidacy didn't have the hook that Westbrook or Harden did. Earlier this week, James learned that he is not among the top three MVP vote getters for the first time since 2008. Davis' player efficiency ranking was ranked fourth in the league.As for Westbrook, it's a deserved achievement after a truly historic season.

Sports Dale Earnhardt Jr. stole the show at Talladega
Author: 0 Dale Earnhardt Jr. stole the show at Talladega

After initially going a lap down, he received the "lucky dog" award for being the first auto a lap down following the caution that come out after "the Big One". You can understand his frustration after losing the lead on the final lap to Stenhouse and his drafting partners. 2 times for 14 laps; C. Bowyer 3 times for 10 laps; J.

Author: 0 Kyle Busch collects $1M with All-Star race victory

But before Busch hit Victory Lane, there was a lot more excitement that took place. But his No. 88 Chevrolet was uncompetitive in his final All-Star Race and he finished 18th. I honestly felt like I was going to have it under control, but the 18 (Busch) somehow got inside of the 2. He ran in the NASCAR All-Star race a year ago, but the qualifying was rained out.

Author: 0 Chelsea F.C.'s Antonio Conte wins Manager of the Year - LMA

On the other hand, Rooney's send-off was subtle as he was substituted late on, to a rapturous reception, during Manchester United's 2-0 win against Crystal Palace on Sunday; the England global looks to have played his final competitive match at Old Trafford for the club.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho expresses his sadness at Manchester Arena attack

At least 22 people - including children - were killed and 59 more injured after a suicide bomber attacked American pop star Ariana Grande's concert at the Manchester Arena . The victor of the match will receive guaranteed entry into next season's Champions League . The club experienced a mixed campaign in the Premier League, which ended Sunday.

Sports Kroenke faces backlash from Arsenal fans
Author: 0 Kroenke faces backlash from Arsenal fans

Arsene Wenger's mystique may have waned beyond redemption amongst vast sections of the Arsenal fanbase but on Saturday the Gunners' long-serving manager has the opportunity to lift a third FA Cup in four years. As one result after another went awry, Wenger was the only one facing the brunt of the supporters' ire, as the board and the majority owner sat in their comfortable seats, watching quietly as the club around them crumbled.

Author: 0 Champions Chelsea give ideal send-off to John Terry

It is incredible. It is my first season here in England and I want to say thanks to all the people that voted for me. John Terry's emotional farewell during Chelsea's final Premier League game of the season dominates the back pages this morning, with the Blues skipper lifting the trophy after a 26th-minute standing ovation.

Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsibility For Manchester Terror Attack

Hayley Lunt had taken her 10-year-old daughter Abigail to her first concert . "My mum was holding onto to us as tight as she could". "People started running and shouting that there was a bomb. Outside, the family found an unrelated girl and boy who had lost their parents and took them to their hotel. Police have been warning that another attack was highly likely after a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd on London's Westminister Bridge in March and stabbed a policeman, in an attack that ...

Sports Sheldon Richardson isn't done taking shots at Brandon Marshall
Author: 0 Sheldon Richardson isn't done taking shots at Brandon Marshall

It's puzzling that Richardson is the one to say this considering he has been a source of problems throughout his time in NY. "The locker room is a whole lot easier to get along with now ..." You can probably connect the dots, but just in case you're unaware, Marshall wore No.

Sports Trump Show Moves to Ramallah as Rumors of Deal Fly
Author: 0 Trump Show Moves to Ramallah as Rumors of Deal Fly

But with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal", Trump said. Watch above, via Fox News. The president arrived at the wall Monday afternoon, donning a yarmulke, as is the tradition at Jewish holy sites. "My administration will always stand with Israel ", Mr.

Sports Avery Bradley helps Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference finals
Author: 0 Avery Bradley helps Boston Celtics beat Cleveland Cavaliers in Eastern Conference finals

The Cavs had a 13-game unbeaten playoff streak going with James in top form, on the verge of penciling in his name above those of Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the playoff record books. "He's the heart and soul, and he gives us so much and he's given us so much all year and I know for him not to be able to play it's because of something that's not good".

Author: 0 Loved ones spark huge appeal for Manchester's missing following concert terror

Police are trying to determine if the person acted alone or had support in the Monday night blast. It's understood that the family members of some City players were also at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night and were unharmed. "Her family friends need to know she is ok #Manchester #ManchesterArena". Singer "broken" after Manchester Arena concert is targeted in terror attackARIANA Grande has indefinitely suspended her Dangerous Woman world tour following the horrific events at ...

Author: 0 IPL: 2nd qualifier to be played between Mumbai Indians and KKR today

If the conditions aren't good enough for that as well, then Mumbai Indians will go through by the virtue of finishing ahead of KKR in the league. Rohit Sharma: The skipper struck some form but hasn't been going well with the bat. As an all rounder Pollard should justify his selection otherwise he might fail to be part the team any more. His 32 not out was the match saviour for KKR .

Author: 0 Mumbai bowl; Ferguson replaces Stokes for Pune

The right-handed opener smashed five fours and a six in his innings of 43 balls while Manoj hit four boundaries and two sixes as he continued his fine form with the bat. When Hardik Pandya holed out to long-on, MI had half the side back in the dressing room. It's on the slower side and the ball is stopping, and Pune's score of 160 may be a fighting one.

Sports Avery Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs in Game 3
Author: 0 Avery Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs in Game 3

All is not lost - far from it. Cleveland also committed 16 turnovers that Boston turned into 14 points. What else must Cleveland do to win Game 4? It capped a furious, focused comeback by the visiting Celtics , who were a 15½-point underdog and trailed by 21 in the third quarter before rallying to tighten a series that appeared to be over.

Author: 0 Witnesses react as first Manchester concert attack victim identified

IS' statement comes after the United Kingdom police said a 23-year-old man had been arrested over the incident. Screaming fans, many of them teenagers, fled the venue in panic after the explosion at the end of a sold-out concert by USA star Ariana Grande in the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, in northwestern England.

Author: 0 Wenger 'essentially not a coach' - Adams

Arsenal finished the 2016-17 season on a low, finishing outside the top four for the first time in a long time under Wenger . Russian businessman Alisher Usmanov, who now owns 30 per cent of the club, tabled a formal £1billion bid to buy Arsenal , but Kroenke has no intention of relinquishing any of his 67 per cent holding.

Author: 0 Monday's NBA playoffs: Warriors sweep Spurs to win West

It was a disappointing finish for a Spurs team that won 61 regular season games, regret magnified by the nagging frustration of not knowing what might have happened had not Most Valuable Player candidate Kawhi Leonard been injured in the third quarter of Game 1, a sprained left ankle forcing him to miss the final three games.

Author: 0 Chelsea boss Conte wins LMA Coach of the Year award

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder won the League One manager of the year award. Premier League champions Chelsea broke another record on Sunday by recording their 30th win of the campaign over relegated Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.

Author: 0 James Milner targets Liverpool trophies after top-four spot

Providing they win a Champions League qualifier at the start of next season they will take their place in Europe's elite competition for only the second time in seven seasons, having missed out on Europe altogether this season. "We have proved we can beat big teams in big games, definitely, but it's about keeping the consistency against those teams that come here and sit back".

Author: 0 Alexander Zverev sensationally won the masters in Rome

Rome: Twenty-year-old Alexander Zverev beat John Isner on Saturday to reach his first Italian Open Masters 1000 final, and will take on veteran Grand Salm victor Novak Djokovic on Sunday. Zverev now has four career titles, three of which have come this year while Djokovic was denied what would have been a record 31st Masters title. On the other hand, I mean, he didn't get much from my side.

Author: 0 'Broken' Ariana Grande speaks out after deadly Manchester concert

ISIS claimed responsibility for the Manchester attack, but produced no evidence. Rohit Kachroo , security editor for NBC News' U.K. partner ITV News, reported that nuts and bolts were spotted in the arena's foyer but police would not comment on whether victims had suffered wounds from shrapnel.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant pays tribute to Manu Ginobili: 'He was phenomenal this series'

Durant, who attracted controversy after his blockbuster move from Oklahoma City Thunder a year ago to the Warriors, was delighted to be back in the NBA Finals once again. In the case of the Utah Jazz, they can find one such moral victory in noting that they held Golden State to the smallest average margin of victory of any of their Western Conference playoff foes.

Sports Real Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior
Author: 0 Real Madrid sign Flamengo starlet Vinicius Junior

In a statement on their official website Madrid revealed that Vinicius had agreed a deal with the La Liga champions which would come into effect from next summer. Reports in Spain suggest the deal is worth around £38m, which would make him the second most expensive signing from Brazil behind Barcelona star Neymar .

Sports Michigan State players accused of assault violated policy
Author: 0 Michigan State players accused of assault violated policy

Lansing attorney Karen Truszkowski said the three suspended players are now going through Michigan State's student conduct system after the report completed last week determined the players had, in fact, violated school policy. In early February, three unidentified football players as well as a football staffer were suspended amidst allegations that a sexual assault took place on January 16 at an on-campus apartment complex.

Sports Michigan St. CB Tyson Smith Reveals He Suffered Stroke During 2016 Season
Author: 0 Michigan St. CB Tyson Smith Reveals He Suffered Stroke During 2016 Season

Thursday is Smith's 20th birthday, a worthy occasion to celebrate his good health. A team spokesperson said detailed medical information about student athletes can not be not released per university policy. Smith did not appear in the team's spring game April 1, according to the Lansing State Journal . Injuries cost the Spartans 13 of their 22 starters , including Smith, from the opening-week depth chart at some point during last season.

Sports Australia's Leckie stays in Bundesliga with Hertha switch
Author: 0 Australia's Leckie stays in Bundesliga with Hertha switch

Kicker magazine reports that Hertha took advantage of a release clause in his contract at Ingolstadt and the club is paying around €3 million for the 26-year-old. "My agent then got in touch with the club, but at this point I was exclusively focussing on Ingolstadt". Leckie's speed was a critical factor for Hertha coach Dardai.

Author: 0 Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2

The team acquired Adams from the Cardinals on Saturday to help fill that gap, because Freeman is expected to be sidelined for about 10 weeks. Freeman's 14 homers before his injury were tied for most in the majors, making him a hard act to follow.

Sports Harry Kewell lands first head coaching job
Author: 0 Harry Kewell lands first head coaching job

The former Leeds United and Liverpool winger - who played when the Reds won the Champions League Final in 2005 - is set to replace sacked boss Dermot Drummy, according to reports out of the UK. Kewell arrived at Elland Road back in 1996 and went on to make more than 180 appearances for the Whites, scoring 45 goals. Kewell left Liverpool in 2008 for Galatasaray after making over 100 appearances for the club, before finishing his playing career with stints in Qatar and his native Australia.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger ripped apart on Twitter for 'holiday' comments

Third-place Manchester City are also within mathematical reach, but only if they lose at Watford, Arsenal beat Everton and there is a five-goal swing in goal difference. We now have 72 and want to go to 75. "I don't understand how the managers speak for the other clubs and the other teams", City's manager said. The Gunners dominated for large periods of the game, but struggled to get past the outstanding Jordan Pickford in the Sunderland goal.

Author: 0 Warriors Eliminate Spurs, Reach NBA Finals For Third Season In A Row

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gives Manu Ginobili (20) a hug as he he goes in as starter for Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors during the Western Conference Finals at the AT&T Center on Monday, May 22, 2017. Sometimes, there are teams that just aren't on the same talent level as an opponent - like a young team facing a championship contender, or a team that barely made it in that's totally outclassed and overmatched - and that team tips its proverbial cap and moves forward.

Sports Sam Allardyce has told Crystal Palace he wants to quit the club
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce has told Crystal Palace he wants to quit the club

A report from Sportsmail last night had suggested that the former Bolton boss was considering his position, and wanted assurances from club chairman Steve Parish before making a long-term commitment to the London club. However, following another meeting with Mr Parish today, Sam Allardyce has informed his employers that's he will be quitting the club this summer, and has reportedly cleared his desk at the training ground.

Author: 0 Shock at Manchester Arena attack

ET) according to eyewitnesses. "A huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena", said 22-year-old concertgoer Majid Khan. "It was literally seconds after the explosion". Mr Walker told BBC Radio 5 Live he was around three metres from the explosion and was "surprised I got away so lightly".

Sports 5 reasons why the Capitals will finally advance to conference final
Author: 0 5 reasons why the Capitals will finally advance to conference final

The hard work paid off and the Capitals had their best performance of the playoffs Monday with a 5-2 win in Game 6 . Washington is 3-3 at home this postseason; Pittsburgh is 3-2 on the road. A week removed from a concussion that sidelined him for a game, Crosby ended up skating slowly off the ice after what he described as having the wind knocked out of him.

Sports Odell Beckham Jr. misses first Giants OTA
Author: 0 Odell Beckham Jr. misses first Giants OTA

Beckham, unlike many of his teammates, does not have any language in his contract to earn more money if he attends the offseason workouts. Beckham vowed on Twitter in April, after the Giants picked up his fifth-year option for the 2018 season, that he "will be workin (g) harder than I ever have to be the best that I ever have been".

Sports Celtics stagger on: Isaiah Thomas done, may need surgery
Author: 0 Celtics stagger on: Isaiah Thomas done, may need surgery

LeBron James kept a low profile Monday, much like he did in Game 3. Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) walks off the floor after losing the lead to the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland .

Author: 0 British Police Arrest 23-Year-Old Man In Connection To Manchester Bombing

The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena. The Manchester Arena, which has more than 20,000 seats, is one of the largest indoor venues in Europe, according to its website . British Prime Minister Theresa May and main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn have said they are suspending their election campaigning ahead of the June 8 vote.

Author: 0 Koscielny to miss FA Cup final after red

Arsenal ended the Premier League season on a high and Ozil did end up adding to his assist tally. He told Omnisport: "All that concerns me, whatever happens, is I want there for there to be more money available for the manager". Who do you get in to keep that club the way they are for the next 20 years? " Chelsea will have chances because they are quality and have shown that all season.

Sports Manchester City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day
Author: 0 Manchester City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day

While Chelsea's run towards the Premier League crown was relentless, Mauricio Pochettino's squad were also gathering a head of steam which in any other season would probably have seen Spurs finish as champions. "But first I think we have to keep 90 per cent of these players together and find one or two more who strengthen the group, but we don't need a lot".

Sports National Football League changes rules on roster cuts and injured reserve
Author: 0 National Football League changes rules on roster cuts and injured reserve

Per source, the owners just passed a resolution eliminating the 75-man cutdown. More players will get a final chance to make an National Football League roster, but then there will be a frenzy of activity after the final preseason game. The new rule allows for two players per season to be eligible to return to practice after they have been on IR for at least six weeks. As Rapoport noted, this change has always been championed by the Washington Redskins; a sensible, win-win situation at a ...

Author: 0 Arsenal owner Kroenke says his shares in club not for sale

Responding to Wenger's outburst, Winterburn told talkSPORT the Frenchman could simply be trying to divert attention away from his own club's failings this season. Four of his last eight fights, " Arsenal " and " Sunderland " in the Premier League at the "Emirates" ended with the score 0: 0. The problem starts at the top - as long as Kroenke is happy with Arsenal being mediocre, there is absolutely no chance of this club moving ahead and consistently competing with the best teams in the ...

Sports NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy Dead At 48
Author: 0 NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy Dead At 48

One of the best players in franchise history, Kennedy spent his entire 11-year career with the Seahawks, earning five All-Pro and eight Pro Bowl selections. We spoke to Orlando PD who confirmed Kennedy's passing. but they added "there is nothing suspicious" about his death. Kennedy played for the Seahawks from 1990-2000 after being taken as the No.

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp confident Liverpool will be ready for Champions League challenge

It's Real and Barca. However, manager Ronald Koeman said it was imperative to find players who can give his side more aggression and productivity. James Milner has a warning for any players wanting to join Liverpool ahead of their European return: Do not sign if the sole reason is Champions League football.

Sports Conte named LMA Manager of the Year
Author: 0 Conte named LMA Manager of the Year

There was a precedent at Chelsea , with Didier Drogba carried off by his team-mates midway through the first half of his farewell appearance, also against Sunderland , on the day Chelsea lifted the Premier League trophy in 2015. N'Golo Kante won the Premier League player of the year award. Because that routinely resulted in essential role-players not receiving medals - back-up goalkeepers, for instance - that tally was later lowered to five Premier League games.

Sports Cowboys DL David Irving facing four-game PED suspension, reports say
Author: 0 Cowboys DL David Irving facing four-game PED suspension, reports say

The Dallas Cowboys defense probably didn't need to take on any more hits, but defensive lineman David Irving is now facing a four-game suspension. He was expected to have a bigger role this season, though this suspension may change that. The up-and-coming defensive lineman earned his contract for the 2017-2018 campaign while filling in for suspended Cowboys defensive ends Randy Gregory and DeMarcus Lawrence - ironically enough.

Sports Extra armed police expected at top sports venues after Manchester blast
Author: 0 Extra armed police expected at top sports venues after Manchester blast

A bombing at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday evening killed 22 children and adults and left more than 50 injured, with the so-called Islamic State claiming responsibility. "The EFL takes security issues extremely seriously and we would urge all supporters planning to be at Wembley Stadium to be vigilant of their surroundings at all times, stay alert and not be alarmed".