Sports Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics - 5/23/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics - 5/23/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

After cruising to a 2-0 Eastern Conference finals lead over Boston, the Cavs were humbled at home in a Game 3 loss, and needed a 42-point night from Kyrie Irving to battle back from a 16-point hole and win Game 4. He's the best player in the game. "But one of my first text messages I got (after the game) was from Isaiah". But they displayed their superiority over the final two games to wrap up the series.

Sports Could Liverpool and Man United ignite their rivalry in the Champions League?
Author: 0 Could Liverpool and Man United ignite their rivalry in the Champions League?

Both of their goals were lucky. "Mourinho hates losing, during the week he tried to motivate the team as well as he could, focusing on not committing any errors, we didn't make any mistakes and we played well", Mata told reporters. "I sometimes think I must be very special", Charlton once said to me. So we have our historical connection going back more than a century. I don't want to see any global friendlies, I am selfish.

Author: 0 NASCAR Monster Energy Series Odds - NASCAR All-Star Race 5/18/17

After four races, he now ranks second with 303 laps led and first with 156 fastest laps run. His winning ways in lower divisions often gives fans a sour taste, but Busch was cheered as he excitedly pumped the checkered flag. Kyle Busch will start alongside Larson after finishing one one-hundredth of a second behind Larson. The All-Star Race may still be limited to the sport's top drivers, but that still translates to 20 drivers in a 40-car field under the current rules.

Sports Vikings start signing draft picks
Author: 0 Vikings start signing draft picks

After Adams signed, the NFLPA sent an email to agents of other Vikings draft picks saying they remain resolute in the need to change specific language, which they feel violates the league's collective bargaining agreement. But the hope is he can also contribute as a receiver. The St. Petersburg, Florida, native twice set the single-season school record for receiving yards recording 822 yards in back-to-back seasons (2015-16).

Author: 0 Moses has no plan to stop Arsenal star Sanchez

I don't care about football for now. No, what I want is to win the next game. Asked if he would be ready if selected by manager Wenger, Mertesacker responded: "I can not tell you". I feel great. We do a lot of tactical work, watch a lot of videos and everybody knows what to do. Arsenal are a good team with good players that can win them games.

Sports EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL Man United wins with heavy hearts
Author: 0 EUROPA LEAGUE FINAL Man United wins with heavy hearts

The 31-year-old has played a bit-part role for United this season, coming on as a last-minute substitute in the Europa League final triumph over Ajax. "It was the victory for pragmatism", Mourinho said, "a victory of the humble people". It meant keeping a strong defensive shape and using the pace of Marcus Rashford on the break.

Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Only Working Out for the Lakers

They had a 25 percent chance, the best of any team, to receive the No. 1 pick. The father of potential National Basketball Association lottery pick Lonzo Ball says his son is only going to work out for the Los Angeles Lakers . 2, LA is also debating another point guard: Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox. "Just the Lakers. There's nobody else that we need to workout for". Not only that, but they would have had to trade their 2019 first-round pick to Orlando if that happened, so Johnson was all ...

Sports Irving's special night previews passing of Cavs torch from James
Author: 0 Irving's special night previews passing of Cavs torch from James

The circumstances were different and the primary architect of the comeback was Irving instead of James, but Cleveland fighting back from 16 points down was in some ways reminiscent of the 26-point half-time deficit they erased in Game Three of their first-round series against the Indiana Pacers.

Sports Going the Extra Mile: Record-breaking Manchester United claim historic title
Author: 0 Going the Extra Mile: Record-breaking Manchester United claim historic title

The continued decline of Wayne Rooney. "It is just a football game and a trophy but if we can help and support with this just one per cent it is enough for us". He is one of five English players who United are now probably leaving behind . Herrera looks like a player that understands the enormity and the history of Manchester United and does his best to respect that history which he showed this season.

Author: 0 Celtics' Jaylen Brown Questionable for Game 5

We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes nearly an even series". Thompson scored a basket (Irving and Thompson were the only ones to score for the Cavs during that 6:46 stretch). He also rolled an ankle on a drive and bucket with 1:47 left in the third but was able to stay in the game. The C's shooting percentages were pretty similar in Games 3 and 4, although they made seven more shots in Sunday's win.

Author: 0 Kunitz at the double to send Pens to Stanley Cup Finals

Pittsburgh is trying to become the first team to repeat as Stanley Cup champions since the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-1998. Crosby sent a soft backhand pass from the right faceoff circle to Kunitz and for a moment, it seemed like old times.

Sports Champions League: Zinedine Zidane excited by
Author: 0 Champions League: Zinedine Zidane excited by "beautiful final" against Juventus F.C.

The club sent a series of tweets that praised its fans for having unconditional love for the team despite the results, accompanied by the hashtag "they can't understand". You have to take your hat off to him. "He's still training indoors, with some discomfort", Zidane told a news conference. Luka Modric then had a goal ruled out due to a questionable offside from Ronaldo before Navas saved low on his near post to deny Griezmann.

Author: 0 LeBron James exchanges words with heckling fan after Game 3 loss

Obviously, it was a lighter mood for the Cavs tonight, who came back from a 10-point halftime deficit, to win Game 4 by a score of 112-99. "I'm kind of glad it happened the way it did", James said. "We never counted ourselves out". "Isaiah helps us out a lot and we know what he does for us", Crowder said, per Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe .

Author: 0 NBA Playoffs 2017: Cavaliers vs. Celtics Game 5 live stream

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens indicated that doctors will likely have to wait until swelling subsides in the hip in order to draw a better conclusion here. Ainge also shot down a recent report from Jackie MacMullan that he was shopping Thomas for a lottery pick at last year's NBA Draft . I was like, if I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game? "The close-out game is always the hardest", James said.

Sports Kyrie helps Cavs rebound against Celtics
Author: 0 Kyrie helps Cavs rebound against Celtics

Irving piled on 21 points in the third period as Cleveland turned their 10-point half-time deficit into an 87-80 lead at the end of the third quarter. It's not like the Celtics haven't had great games in the postseason, it's a matter of consistency. In fact, they completely silenced him midway through the second quarter, as James picked up not one, not two, not three, but four personal fouls with over six minutes remaining in the second quarter.

Sports Dynamic duo? Agassi and Djokovic prepping for Paris
Author: 0 Dynamic duo? Agassi and Djokovic prepping for Paris

Djokovic , Dominic Thiem and World No. 1 Andy Murray have the next best odds. Nadal has also thrived on hard courts in 2017, reaching his first Slam final in three years when he lost in five sets to Federer in Australia despite being a break to the good in the deciding set.

Author: 0 Derek Jeter to exploding Yankee Stadium: Thank you

The previous high for a non-game on YES viewers was 651,000 for the dedication of George Steinbrenner's plaque in Monument Park on September 20, 2010. I got to see him grind every single day, coming to the ballpark with the mentality of going out there, playing shortstop and doing his job every single day.

Author: 0 Guardiola hails referee Madley for disallowing Mahrez penalty

Guardiola admits that Leicester were hard opponents but also adds that it was the right decision to have ruled out Riyad Mahrez's penalty " goal " which would have put scores at 2-2. Guardiola hopes Zabaleta finishes his time at the club by helping them secure qualification for next season's Champions League, with Guardiola's men now ahead of Arsenal in the race for fourth place.

Author: 0 Still struggling with back injury, Rory McIlroy will undergo MRI on Monday

A double bogey on the par-4 6th left the 2015 Players victor three-over par during a three-hole stretch, but he did close with a final-hole birdie. Before that, there was a 14-year gap for a hole-in-one on No. There have been changes to the Players Stadium Course, most notably the 12th hole that now is 50 yards shorter with water to the left to tempt players to drive the green.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton faster than ever in first Monaco Grand Prix practice

Hamilton could manage only eighth place and was over a second back from Vettel . "There is respect both ways (with Hamilton), which is good", Bottas said. "Practice one was actually really good and we were quickest, but then in second practice we just struggled to extract the grip from the tyres and we were sliding around a lot", he said.

Sports Game 3 loss is just what Cavs needed
Author: 0 Game 3 loss is just what Cavs needed

Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals is Tuesday. Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points despite playing on a tender ankle, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the NBA Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat Boston 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Sports India face stern China test at Sudirman Cup quarters
Author: 0 India face stern China test at Sudirman Cup quarters

South Korea and Thailand became the first two teams to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2017 Sudirman Cup on Thursday after they defeated respective quarter-final opponents Chinese Taipei and Denmark. India completed their league stage yesterday, finishing second, but qualified for the knock-out spot, riding on their match score, that is the number of matches won and lost in the league.

Sports IPL 2017: Karn Puts Mumbai Entering Final Over Own Performance
Author: 0 IPL 2017: Karn Puts Mumbai Entering Final Over Own Performance

Mumbai Indians will look to regain the momentum after their 20-run loss to RPS on Tuesday. Mumbai won the toss and chose to BOWL first. Lynn edged Bhuvneshwar's next delivery on to Naman Ojha behind the stumps and then a ball later new man in Yusuf Pathan was run out by the bowler.

Author: 0 Kansas lawmakers draft new budget fix with mix of tax hikes

By recessing until Tuesday instead of adjourning, the House and Senate could still introduce new legislation to replace anything Gov. Susana Martinez might veto. The next fiscal year begins July 1. "He is going to see if there is room for compromise, and determine the absolute deal-breakers", Ferns said. Critics contend the measure backed by the Republican-dominated lawmakers will still exclude ethnic minorities, who tend to support Democrats, and imposes harsh penalties of up to 10 ...

Author: 0 On the brink Cavs one win from NBA finals

After a stunning win in Game 3 on the road, the Celtics weren't able to carry their magic into Game 4 , mostly due to a Kyrie Irving takeover. The Boston Celtics are far from being healthy heading into tonight's must-win Game 5 , but they will have all of their players available with the exception of Isaiah Thomas (hip).

Author: 0 Home Sports 'Poets don't win Titles' - Mourinho Slays Critics after Europa Triumph

As United faced Ajax Amsterdam in the UEFA Europa Final in Sweden, fans' signs and players showed solidarity in the wake of the blast that claimed 22 lives and injured many others at an Ariana Grande concert Monday. Many other staff. The work they did to organise everything for us, for our families, to come to this important match with a short period of time, the way people dedicate themselves to that, to try to have our heads clean and focused and everything was flawless.

Sports Champions Trophy success hinges on execution for India's Kohli
Author: 0 Champions Trophy success hinges on execution for India's Kohli

The BBC is not responsible for any changes that may be made. So right now again, our mindset is very similar. They lost the first Border-Gavaskar Test to Australia but came back from behind to stun them and retain their numero uno spot. Ashwin feels that IPL has proved to be beneficial for not only Indian players but also talented cricketers from overseas. I realised that you need to control the aggression with which you need to play.

Author: 0 LeBron: Jordan Chase Is About Motivation, Not Greatness

Cleveland has received the nod as betting chalk in each of its 12 postseason outings this spring but has been a disappointment to bettors when favored by more than 10 points, going 6-7 ATS in its past 13 playoff games, and 6-9 ATS in its past 15 overall, according to the OddsShark NBA Database .

Author: 0 United, City give £1m to bomb victims' fund

The Lord Mayor of Manchester , Councillor Eddy Newman, said: "We are incredibly grateful to everyone who has generously supported the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund". The arena is about 2.3 miles from Manchester City's home pitch, Etihad Stadium. "There is now no specific intelligence which might suggest that any of the UEFA Europa League final activities in Stockholm may be the target of attacks", said a UEFA statement.

Author: 0 Manchester United fans jubilant as Pogba makes the difference in final

He had already guided United to glory in the League Cup and despite a sixth-place finish in the Premier League, success in the Europa League means his side will return to the Champions League next season. The squad celebrated their victory joyfully, with cries of "ole! ole!" After receiving the trophy and the adulation of the club's fans inside the Friends Arena , man of the match Ander Herrera delivered a heartfelt tribute to those who were affected by the attack.

Author: 0 Tyronn Lue Takes Shot at Warriors When Comparing Them to Celtics

He's doing everything but coaching, but at this point, he's not able to coach. "I feel like we could definitely be better". For full context, here is the quote from Cleveland's head coach: "I don't even think about them. A potent mix of adrenaline and circumstance helped Kyrie Irving to his feet in the third quarter of last night's game after twisting his ankle. Kerr then coached this season without incident, before being forced away from the bench during the playoffs.

Sports LaVar Ball Now Selling
Author: 0 LaVar Ball Now Selling "Stay In Yo Lane" Big Baller Brand Shirts

It only makes sense for Big Baller Brand to corner the market, given who's in charge of the company . Kristine Leahy did not back down to Lavar Ball when he disrespected and dismissed her on TV . "Something's coming to you, and it's OK". Girls Inc. "inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy", according to its website .

Author: 0 Cleveland police increasing its presence at Celtics-Cavaliers after Manchester attack

The Cleveland Cavaliers used a strong second half run to pull away and defeat the Boston Celtics, 112-99, in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday morning (Philippine time) at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . "We want to give our home crowd a better outing than we put out the past two games". It's not something we're going to hang our head on. "As we all know, a 10-point lead at halftime is nothing, especially against those guys".

Sports Trump praises Macron's
Author: 0 Trump praises Macron's "great job" to win French election

However, he said he was not explicitly endorsing Le Pen. The pair met ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels - a city Trump called a "hellhole" in 2016 - and it was Macron who appeared to emerge victorious in the battle of the handshakes.

Sports Murray looks to French Open to rediscover form
Author: 0 Murray looks to French Open to rediscover form

The 30-year-old has already reached the magical 10 titles number this year at the claycourt events in Monte Carlo and Barcelona. Djokovic completed the career Grand Slam at last year's French Open when he also held all four majors. He's one of the greatest players ever. "Andre analysed the game really well from the times I spoke to him". Nadal hasn't won a Grand Slam since the 2014 French Open.

Author: 0 Jaylen Brown Questionable with Hip Injury Suffered in Game 4 vs. Cavaliers

The two teams will meet on Thursday night back in Boston for Game 5, with the Celtics' season on the line. Irving had only six points, with James and Kevin Love doing the bulk of the damage. "And Brad's (Stevens ) got them moving and cutting and playing with pace and everybody is a threat". "The stuff they're running, it's harder to defend than Golden State's (offense) for me, as far as the actions and all the running around and all the guys who are making all the plays, so it's a ...

Author: 0 Arsenal can't be snobs over Europa League

However, the Arsenal manager has admitted he can not see himself matching the Scot's 26-year reign at Old Trafford, despite being just four years off. "We have to make steps and the step for us to be around the best teams in the world because we are one of the best clubs". The Arsenal manager admitted that the confusion surrounding his future at the club distracted his players, but does not think that uncertainty was his fault.

Sports Bottas hopes gap to Ferrari 'is not real'
Author: 0 Bottas hopes gap to Ferrari 'is not real'

Both have won twice, five races into an intriguing Formula One season, and Vettel leads Hamilton by six points. Up to that point Vettel had set the pace, first with a lap of 1m 12.759s, which displaced 2016 polesitter Daniel Ricciardo who had taken his Red Bull round in m 13.280s, then with 1m 12.720s.

Author: 0 James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

The Golden State Warriors still don't know if they'll have head coach Steve Kerr back for the NBA Finals as he continues to contend with complications from back surgery. "Right now he's doing everything but coaching, but right now he's not able to coach", general manager Bob Myers said Thursday. I'm sure he wishes he could as well.

Author: 0 LeBron Praises Celtics And Brad Stevens After Game 4

Irving stayed on the floor despite rolling his left ankle in the third quarter, when he scored 19 in less than five minutes, and James shook off early foul trouble as the Cavs opened a 3-1 lead in the series. James shot 2-of-18 against Boston in 2008, and similarly disappeared against those same Celtics in Game 5 in 2010. The circumstances were different and the primary architect of the comeback was Irving instead of James, but Cleveland fighting back from 16 points down was in some ways ...

Author: 0 Philippe Coutinho stays loyal to Liverpool despite transfer talk

Wenger said earlier this year that he would make an announcement about his future before the end of the season, but he has repeatedly ducked opportunities to reveal his intentions. "One thing you can not question is my love for this club". Olivier Giroud wants to stay at Arsenal to help them win the Premier League . Who do you get in to keep that club the way they are for the next 20 years? "I don't know many that have done that".

Author: 0 The Cavaliers stink without LeBron James, except in Game 4

In Game 4 on Tuesday night, all the pressure was suddenly thrust onto Irving after LeBron James picked up four fouls in the first half for the first time in his career and had sit for the final 6+ minutes of the 1st half. They did. And they built a 16-point lead, before the Cleveland stars, more notable Irving, stole the game right back. Like, we didn't know what they were going to run.

Author: 0 Lebron James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scoring leader

Thomas has been shut down the rest of the playoffs after aggravating his hip injury and Bradly has played with and through hip pointers at various points of the season. In Game 3, Smart was hitting that pull up three off the ball screen, but in Game 4, he looked like he was someone that shot 28 percent from three during the regular season.

Sports Nadal beats Djokovic to make Madrid Open final
Author: 0 Nadal beats Djokovic to make Madrid Open final

Nadal had to stave off a break point on his own serve to consolidate the break for 2-0. After Thiem rifled a few winners to save 0-40 at 4-5 (the same game in which his chances spiraled two weeks back in their Barcelona final), a brilliant tiebreaker saw both players saving set points, with Nadal's consistency eventually winning out when Thiem misfired twice to lose a 10-8 thriller.

Author: 0 Hamilton concedes Vettel has the advantage in Monaco

Vettel echoed Raikkonen's confidence on Ferrari's race pace but believed there was a lot to do between now and final practice and qualifying on Saturday. I think we still do, and have to do, something to the vehicle to be more competitive overall in the race. But while it was Hamilton who topped the order, all eyes were on his former team-mate Button, with the 2009 world champion returning to the McLaren cockpit just five races after he left the sport.

Author: 0 Sturridge, Liverpool cruise past Sydney FC

Gerrard, who started the match along with Carragher, blazed over with an early chance on the half-volley from Firmino's left-wing cross. Sturridge turned defender Alex Wilkinson to beat goalkeeper Danny Vukovic in just the eighth minute. "Surprisingly good football and all the goals were brilliant", Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said . "It has been a really long season and it is now over".

Author: 0 Alexander Zverev upsets Novak Djokovic to win Italian Open title

The 20-year-old German was on top from the moment he broke Djokovic in the very first game as he became the youngest victor of a Masters 1000 tournament since Djokovic himself won the 2007 Miami Open. "It's just us trying to get to know each other in Paris a little bit", Djokovic added. "If I have half the career Novak has had, I will be just fine." This isn't the first time Djokovic has turned to a former tennis great for guidance.

Author: 0 Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester bomb attack

There also remains uncertainty surrounding Wenger's future and whether Saturday's fixture at Wembley could be his last match as manager after 21 years at the club. "I'm sure something similar will be required to beat them in the final as well". "Everyone associated with Chelsea Football Club offers our heartfelt condolences to those affected by Monday's terror attack in Manchester ", the club said in a statement.