James calmly turned, flashed the No. 1 over his head, and headed down the floor, as the Cleveland bench applauded. James, who entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference final against the host Boston Celtics on Thursday needed 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points).
On a TPC Sawgrass course where anything can go wrong without notice, Kim was the only player to go bogey-free Sunday and closed with 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in golf's biggest tournament this side of the majors. "I feel like I've been working hard on my swing", Carlsson said. "There's been some criticism on social media but that's my decision and if you're not happy with it that's your problem", said the Belgian, who won a record four points on his Ryder Cup debut at Hazeltine ...
That has been done away with; now, teams can carry 90 players on their roster for the entire preseason before one massive cutdown day prior to opening week. Undoubtedly, this will lead to more ties, which in my opinion is the worst possible outcome for a competitive sporting match. They're as important to the success of the National Football League as any of the teams are.
Everton's then manager Roberto Martinez shared heartfelt embraces with the families as they exited the field of play shortly before the referee got proceedings underway. "You have many legends but two legends in terms of titles and trophies". Now we raised another trophy, which is the third this year of the five available.
I want to win the cup for my club. "We'll have to find solutions and hopefully I will find the good solutions". The latter has been in splendid form in recent weeks as Arsenal went on a five match winning run in the league and that could play a role in the manager's decision making for the final.
Arrieta is 1-2 with a 3.24 ERA in four career starts against Los Angeles. The Dodgers have scored four or fewer runs in each of their last eight games against the Cubs (3-5), three of which have been played this season. Jake Arrieta had a streak of seven straight starts allowing three or more runs, but snapped that last Sunday , allowing just one unearned run in six innings against Milwaukee.
South Africa , who beat England 3-2 on home soil in a dramatic series in early 2016, are now top the ODI rankings after a record-equalling sequence of 12 ODI wins in a row from September through to February. "We weren't quite sure what a good score was, but with the partnerships we built, we gave ourselves the best opportunity, and it was pleasing to get a few runs myself".
Tension between British and US officials began following a series of leaks about the investigation into the bombing, which has led to the U.K.to raise its terrorism threat level to " critical " and has resulted in the arrest of at least two other suspects connected to a terror network.
This resulted in an unbeaten 2-0 win over Manu, As well as the fifth team in history, three European champions (UEFA Europa League , Champions League and Club World Cup) have the distinction of being the champions of all major tournaments.
Liverpool's record against fellow members of the Premier League's top six this season gives James Milner belief that the Reds can compete in next term's Champions League . "The players came back stronger in the last two months and I'm very proud of them for doing that". He ended the season with 13 goals and eight assists in 29 appearances, boosting his average of direct goal contributions in the Premier League to 48.2 percent.
If Mustafi plays, they could play him with Mertesacker and Rob Holding as a three. Mertesacker has only made one substitute appearance this season, with the 32-year-old suffering from a knee injury. But Wenger said he is not focused on his own place in history. "We are in the middle of it on the day of the game and the day before the game", Wenger said.
When that quintet of major champions ( Federer , Nadal , Djokovic, Murray and Stan Wawrinka ) finally slows down, there will be a gap at the top. KEY STATISTIC I: 9 - Record number of French Open titles for Rafael Nadal , who is favored by many to collect No.
Mourinho and United took the winning option, overpowering a talented by lightweight Ajax to give their season and thousands of celebrating fans a warmer glow. The Europa League joins the Community Shield and EFL Cup in Mourinho's trophy cabinet after his first season at Old Trafford and he will look to build on that success in the Champions League next season.
When asked if surpassing Jordan as the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer would be part of chasing his ghost, King James flat out said, "Nah", before clarifying his original statement. I can put the ball in the hoop. Average per game, three-time National Basketball Association champion in the games of the playoffs, picking up on of 28.3 points, 8,8 rebounds and 6.8 assists.
Jonas Jerebko scored 10 points in 12 minutes without missing a shot. The series heads back to Boston for Game 5 on Thursday, May 25, where the Celtics look to give their fans a better effort than the first two games at home and will try to earn a trip back to Cleveland .
Or was it simply a franchise-tying 19? Alas, the Rangers put together controlled at-bats, struck out only six times against Sale and had a 3-1 lead before the bullpen blew up in the seventh. Martinez picked up his first win of the year Friday at Detroit after holding the Tigers to one unearned run in five innings. The southpaw will bring a 3.10 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 55/18 K/BB ratio (49 1/3 innings) into a home start tonight.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are going to the Stanley Cup Finals for the second straight season and will have a chance to repeat as champions thanks to Chris Kunitz . Though they tied for the fewest points in the 16-team playoff field (94), the Predators are risky and very much for real after steamrolling through the Western Conference playoffs, never trailing at any point in series wins over Chicago, St.
Ajax captain Davy Klaassen has revealed his frustration at Manchester United's tactics in the Europa League final on Wednesday night. Nobody can talk."Pogba also played in the League Cup final victory over Southampton at Wembley Stadium but missed the Community Shield win over last season's Premier League champions Leicester City having only just joined the Old Trafford club from Juve".
The Mirror have revealed that Paddy Power paid out on bets on John Terry v Sunderland . Conte took over at Chelsea with the Blues having slumped to a 10th-placed finish in the Premier League last season. "As long as the supporters are happy -- and I'm over the moon with the reception they gave me -- I couldn't case less", added Terry, whose life off the pitch has been often controversial.
But the Sun report Manchester United's move to sign Antoine Griezmann could be in doubt after the Frenchman insisted he wants to win trophies with Atletico Madrid. "We're certainly not only finding out today that he is a winning coach", Darmian said. Mourinho stressed that his team were able to block from their minds Monday's attack in Manchester and focus on their biggest game of the season.
Jordan appeared in 179 postseason games; James played his 212th. James spoke Thursday (Friday Manila time ) during the morning shootaround before the Cavaliers play the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Game 5 - Monday, June 12. "Just how tough and determined the guy is, and to be able to go through the situation he was going through on a day-to-day basis, still being focused and maintaining his focus for the team - family is everything, and basketball comes ...
Michael Owen believes Chelsea will have too much pace and power for Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon. Arsenal also ended the season in fifth place and will miss out on Champions League for the first time in 20 years.
He said India vs Pakistan will light up the tournament. The actor kick-started promotions for his upcoming dance action film Munna Michael with a special performance in the promo video in which he will be seen sporting Team India's jersey.
Before the game was over, James had broken the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list - racking up a career postseason total of 5,995 points and bumping His Airness Michael Jordan down to No. He continued, "So I think that helped shape my game". King James or Air Jordan? "I want to win a championship", Thomas said "And being so close to getting to the finals, that makes you want it that much more".
Becker helped Djokovic to six grand slams , including last year's Roland Garros title that earned Djokovic a career grand slam. The pair could meet again in the last 32 here and Cuevas will take confidence into that one, if it occurs, as a result of his Spanish success which was the pair's first meeting.
Arsenal has won the title 12 times , the same as Manchester United . Arsenal's five-game winning streak at the end of the season was not enough to grab a Champions League spot as the club stuttered in the second half of the season, losing six and drawing one of the previous 11 games before the unbeaten run.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during the first free practice during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco, Thursday, May 25, 2017. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was third quickest, followed by Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas , the other race victor this season. "So I think we'd prefer to have a kerb like that than a wall", he said.
Nadal , Djokovic and Dominic Thiem have all been drawn in the other half, but that does not feel especially relevant to Murray just now. And then ( Andy) Murray , you never know. 1, he had overdone it. - Eighteen different players have won the French Open since it was last won by a French player (Yannick Noah in 1983). If I am playing well, doesn't matter if you believe or you don't believe that I am one of the candidates or not.
In addition to that, the Cavaliers had made a trip to the finals in two consecutive seasons. It's LeBron's 7th straight NBA Finals, a feat only accomplished by Bill Russell. When you're watching Michael Jordan it's nearly like a god. And while he may never surpass MJ to become the GOAT, it's still pretty cool to watch him leap over the obstacles in his path.
They're a ideal 12-0 en route to their third consecutive finals appearance. The Cavaliers hold a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals, but Curry alluded the Warriors are expecting a rematch with LeBron James and company. "I felt more energetic, more needed, more useful to the team , so I ended up feeling better than the way I started", Ginobili said. The contest took place at the AT&T Center in San Antonio , Texas.
The Catalan has already identified his team's main problem: their inability to convert chances into goals , a particular issue at their Etihad Stadium home. "We had periods where we won three games in a row here at home". That record stands in stark contrast to his first season with the club, in 2015/16, when he hit the net 16 times in 41 appearances.
More episodes means more time to watch characters navigate situations, more time for narrow character windows to grow a little bigger, more time for freakish plot turns and more time for storylines to pivot yet again. But what did the rest of the NBA and the world look like in June of 2010, the last time LeBron wasn't in the NBA Finals? Horford liked the sound of that.
SPURS boss Mauricio Pochettino said he was "a lucky guy" as the club said goodbye to White Hart Lane in style with a 2-1 victory over Manchester United . They have been prepared to win the league and win big things. Manchester United were defeated by Tottenham in their final home game at White Hart Lane .
On a day of Finns failing to finish, Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen went out at the start after a collision with Red Bull's 2016 victor Max Verstappen. "The vehicle was quick enough but the way the race happened, it wasn't meant to be". They have been proving over and over in the last few years that they are the team to beat. (Lewis and I are) not best friends but we have a very strong connection.
The former semifinalist will play with no expectations and that could make her unsafe here in Paris . Serena Williams of the United States of America won her second Roland Garros title by defeating Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2.
LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for the top spot on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list, scoring 35 points against Boston on Thursday night to reach 5,995 in his career. In-between, the Celtics shocked everyone by winning Game 3 in Cleveland , thanks to a game-winning three from Longhorn Avery Bradley . Championship No.
A hip injury forced Thomas to miss Games 3, 4 and 5 of the conference finals, but the C's wouldn't have been anywhere near the Final Four without the play of the 5-foot-9 guard. The Cavaliers set a team playoff record for points in a half and lead the Celtics 75-57. Avery Bradley was the only player to score more than 11 points, putting up 23 on 10-for-20 shooting.
In the past, teams have been allowed to move one player from IR to the active roster per season, at the midway point. Regular-season games that were tied at the end of regulation will enter an overtime period that will last no longer than 10 minutes.
The sportsbook at William Hill has Durant is listed as a 7-5 favorite, followed by Warriors guard Stephen Curry at 8-5 and Cavaliers forward LeBron James at 2-1. LeBron James even sat out the final two games of the regular season, giving him six days off before the start of the playoffs. "I did pretty much everything that MJ did when I was a kid".
Roger Federer misses out injured, but Rafa Nadal , Andy Murray and defending champ Stan Wawrinka are all here. That quintet has won 46 of the last 48 Grand Slam titles, a dozen-year stretch of dominance. 1 Angelique Kerber was the oldest woman to make her debut at that spot. However, a year on from a triumph that suggested he had finally mastered the toughest surface of them all, the 29-year-old is back to square one after a humiliating exit at the hands of unseeded 20-year-old Croat ...
The club issued an emotional open letter to supporters the day after the end of their European adventure which pledged to "carry on together, let's keep on dreaming". "I expect Celta to play like normal". Striker Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to start despite being rested for Madrid's past four away games. For two rounds before the finish of the championship, Celta, although not threatened with departure, still 13th place - is humiliatingly low for Selta.
He said the team has rectified the mistakes it made in the West Indies. "It depends on how well my variations will come to fore, so just hoping that these practice matches can be put to good use and I bring something in new to the table and give something new to the team", a confident Ashwin said.
A crushing defeat at the hands of Djokovic , who holds a 5-0 win-loss record over him, in the semi was worrying, but fatigue surely played a part. The last of Nadal's 14 grand slam titles came on a drizzly day in Paris in 2014 when he beat David Ferrer and there have been times since then when his major-winning days looked over.
Malkin would interrupt the more friendly parabolas with sharpish headers, directed at specific teammates, and laugh and laugh. "Bore them out of the building", MacArthur said. His personal Game 7 record reached 6-0 when he and the Rangers won 2-1 in overtime against the Washington Capitals in the second round in 2015. He was angry at himself for not doing more.
The seeds of the partnership were sown when Djokovic phoned Agassi to thank him for public support at a time when the critics were circling. "Rafa, playing on his favourite surface, won three tournaments in a row this year, and [he is] playing confidently and much better than he was actually playing last year", said Djokovic.
Sharapova's return has been dogged by criticism with several leading players voicing their disapproval at the decision of tournament organisers in Stuttgart, Madrid and Rome to grant her a main draw wildcard. Sharapova failed a doping test at last year's Australian Open, testing positive for meldonium. She received wild-card entries to all three events she has played in since her suspension concluded.
It's safe to say that Stephen A. Smith is not a betting man and he should never after you watch how badly he predicts winners and losers. In 2011, he picked the Heat to knock off the Mavericks. In 2014, he picked the Heat to knock off the Spurs. It's nearly impressive how wrong Smith has been recently. Smith chose the Cavaliers, whose NBA Finals series against the Warriors is set to tip-off on June 1.
James, who shot 13 of 18 from the floor and 4 of 7 from 3-point range, hit a 3-pointer with 2:41 left in the third quarter to pass Michael Jordan and become the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer. I wanted to be Mike, so for my name to come up in any discussion with Michael Jordan is a wow factor. After signing Al Horford in the offseason - the biggest free agent acquisition in the history of the NBA's most-decorated franchise - the Celtics rode him and Thomas to the No.
They don't want me here anymore.' A lot of people probably don't know this. He just had 1,000 yards and had five or six touchdowns. " I felt it all year long ", Cruz said on Tuesday during an appearance on 105.1 FM's "The Breakfast Club". You could argue Cruz cost himself a better stat line by season's end - his catch rate during the first eight games was 60 percent but dropped to 47 percent over the latter part of the season.
Heavyweight fighter Roy Nelson has reportedly reached a deal to compete in Bellator. While Bellator officials have yet to officially announce the signing, they are expected to make it official in the coming days. He also clashed with UFC president Dana White over a controversial incident with ref John McCarthy following a vicious KO of "Bigfoot" Silva (video below).