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Author: 0 No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals yet again

Right from the start, things were clear. "We all need to soak it up", James said. Durant's only other time in the Finals was 2012 when he was with Oklahoma City. For Cleveland , it was a comprehensive offensive performance in the first half, as the Cavaliers either got to the rim or kicked it out for 3-pointers - they attempted only one shot in the first half that wasn't either a 3-pointer or in the paint.

Sports National Hockey League playoffs: Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final
Author: 0 National Hockey League playoffs: Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne's Predators in West final

Roman Josi , P.K. Subban, and Ryan Ellis have let it all hang out. Subban then faked a shot and slid the puck to the right to Neal, who one-timed a slap shot that glanced off Corey Perry and into the net for the game-winner. "Some of us were at Game 6 when we beat Carolina", said Fort Saskatchewan Oilers fan Peter Noyen. "We faced speed and skill when we played Chicago and a heavier team in St.

Sports Arsenal hurt by 'horrendous' atmosphere - Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal hurt by 'horrendous' atmosphere - Wenger

Liverpool lost out in last year's League Cup and Europa League finals and Milner, who won the FA Cup with Manchester City in 2011 before their run of two league titles in three years, said winning one trophy is a catalyst for more . However, it was nothing more than the long-serving defender deserved after all of his loyal service to the club he first joined as a 14-year-old raw talent.

Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics Game 5: What We Learned

So I'd have never believed I could be Mike. It would be hard to overlook at 3-5 Finals record, just as past year, it would have been hard to overlook a 2-5 Finals record. Durant's only other time in the Finals was 2012 when he was with Oklahoma City. "It has nothing to do with passing him in rings, passing him in points, passing him in MVPs".

Sports John Terry takes centre stage at Chelsea championship party
Author: 0 John Terry takes centre stage at Chelsea championship party

Chelsea will celebrate their Premier League title success with a victory parade on the streets surrounding Stamford Bridge on Sunday, May 28. But the former England captain was at fault for the equaliser when barely two minutes later he back-headed a ball he should have cleared, sending it straight to Etienne Capoue for an easy headed goal .

Author: 0 Evgeni Malkin: Evgeni Malkin scores in GM 1 loss to Ottawa

There was a popular narrative for the Pittsburgh Penguins at the end of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Final on Saturday - they didn't show up. Craig Anderson was also dialed in for Game 1 and although he surrendered a late 3rd period goal that eventually forced extra time , he was able to turn aside 27 of Pittsburgh's 28 shots including a pair in OT.

Author: 0 Penguins beat Senators to reach Stanley Cup Final

No NHL team had reached back-to-back finals since Pittsburgh and Detroit in 2008 and 2009, but the Penguins made it for the sixth time in their history. The Predators, the lowest seed in the Western Conference, will look to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, while the Penguins look to defend the same title they won last season.

Author: 0 Kunitz scores in 2nd OT, Pens top Sens in Game 7

Maybe that made him the flawless person to score the double-overtime goal in the 3-2 Game 7 win against the Ottawa Senators , which gives the Penguins a chance to become the first team in 19 years to win back-to-back championships. "I think that we did everything we could in our power and at the end of the day it could've gone either way, but they did it for a little bit longer than we did and a little bit better", said Karlsson.

Sports Seven quizzed as counter-terror police hunt Manchester bomber's 'network'
Author: 0 Seven quizzed as counter-terror police hunt Manchester bomber's 'network'

And, as I said, it continues at apace. He added: "There's an extensive investigation going on, and activity taking place across Greater Manchester as we speak". James Keary, who grew up in the south Manchester area where the Abedis lived, described him as tall and skinny, and the youngest of four children. May said last night that it had been concluded "that the threat level should be increased for the time being from severe to critical ".

Author: 0 Senators take 2-1 series lead

A 3-1 series deficit would be tough for the Penguins to overcome, even as a more talented team than the Senators. That combined with the fact the Senators play a sytem that just isn't going to allow too much offense on the rush means Crosby and his linemates will have to generate in other areas at even strength.

Author: 0 Trump, Macron handshake turns into showdown

Trump has said he will decide on the landmark 2015 climate treaty - which he trashed as a candidate - upon returning from his global tour. Later, Mr. Final tally: Trump 3, World 3. The president and first lady Melania Trump greeted Macron at the USA ambassador's residence in the Belgian capital in advance of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

Sports Jose Mourinho walks out of post-match interview
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho walks out of post-match interview

I never saw a bad face. Winning the Europa League would allow Mourinho to declare the campaign a success - and would give Mata a reason for cheer too. The defeat against Tottenham means United are now likely to finish sixth. I don't think Celta want it more than us. " When people say that we gambled by going for the Europa League , we didn't gamble because nobody can play two big competitions with 15 players and this is what we had at the time ", the Portuguese manager added talking ...

Author: 0 Wenger invokes spirit of 2005 in FA Cup history bid

And Le Saux, who won the FA Cup with Chelsea in 2000, is confident the likes of Diego Costa and Eden Hazard will punish the Gunners' weakened defence at Wembley. Conte played down talk of establishing a dynasty at Chelsea though similar to the one created by Arsene Wenger at Arsenal or Alex Ferguson at Manchester United .

Author: 0 Penguins win double-OT thriller to return to Stanley Cup final

Pittsburgh lost in Nashville 5-1 on October 22. The win crowned the Penguins as the Eastern Conference champions, earning them a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals against the Nashville Predators . Then there's Boucher's staunchly defensive style of play, which quickly wore out its welcome over two-plus seasons with the Lightning. Ottawa's resiliency was the highlight of a thrilling third period, too.

Sports Bleacher Report's Alternative Chelsea Awards for 16/17 Premier League Season
Author: 0 Bleacher Report's Alternative Chelsea Awards for 16/17 Premier League Season

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford booted the ball into touch in the 26th minute ( Terry's squad number), to allow Chelsea players to give Terry a guard of honour as he left the pitch. Thousands of pounds have been won in bets about the specific time of the long time club captain coming off. Terry could go out on a high if Chelsea beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final on Saturday but he has also been linked with moves to Bournemouth and China this summer.

Author: 0 Warriors sweep Spurs to reach NBA Finals

Popovich, however, wanted to pay tribute to Ginobili's "selflessness". When Kevin Durant was informed last week that fans have not been pleased about that, he told them to simply turn off their television sets. Leonard will be fine after some rest and rehabilitation. Healing LaMarcus Aldridge's psyche could be trickier. Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable.

Author: 0 Hamilton: 'Night and day' between practice sessions

Although Daniel Ricciardo complained to his engineers about the setup, Verstappen was looking feisty, as he joined Hamilton and Vettel in the top three with an impressive lap. "After a very positive morning session with both cars and drivers , the afternoon proved more hard and we clearly took a step in the wrong direction with the auto set-up over the break", said their technical director James Allison .

Sports Cloud Computing pulls off upset in Preakness Stakes
Author: 0 Cloud Computing pulls off upset in Preakness Stakes

Brown who gave it to me and [Seth Klarman]. Both Seth Klarman from Klaravich and Lawrence are in the financial services industry. "In my regular life I'm a long-term value investor". Always Dreaming won his previous four races and was unbeaten before this surprising loss. "And it just seems like he's won every race but the Derby and Preakness, really I feel this is for him, at least from my viewpoint".

Author: 0 Nadal wary of Paire threat at the French Open

After months of disappointment and a lack of motivation, Andy Murray is counting on the French Open to turn his season around. If the Czech does play , she will contest her first match against Julia Boserup of the United States. "You have to write what you have to do, but I don't care", said Nadal. "They're okay. They're not great, but they're not awful to keep me out so we'll see how it goes", he said.

Sports Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

The Government raised the United Kingdom terror threat level to "critical" , meaning a further atrocity is expected imminently, saying a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved in the blast. Ariana herself has yet to speak publicly about the atrocity, save for the tweet she sent in the early hours of Tuesday morning that said she was "so so sorry" for what had happened.

Sports Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the finals
Author: 0 Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers pose with their trophy after winning Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics 135-102, on Thursday , May 25, 2017, in Boston . Thomas initially injured his hip in the third quarter of a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on March 15. And I don't want to be stressed. That includes the last two playoff games against the Warriors .

Author: 0 India better equipped for Champions Trophy now than last time: Kohli

Kane Williamson knows what it is like to be part of a thrilling one-day series in England, but the New Zealand captain hopes there will be a better result for his team this year as his side prepares for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 . In-play highlight clips will also be available for United Kingdom website users, along with live text commentary. After a couple of warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh , India will open their campaign against arch rivals Pakistan at ...

Sports Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco
Author: 0 Button has a giggle on his return to Monaco

He considers Alonso a legitimate contender because hes racing with Andretti Autosport — victor of this race past year with rookie Alexander Rossi — and because “the caliber of driver he is, it seems like hes definitely soaking it in.”.

Author: 0 Youth movement sees Manchester United finish Premier League season with victory

Jose Mourinho pretty much put his eggs in the basket of the Europa League some time ago, and the Manchester United boss will be considered a success if he sees off Ajax . With this in mind, Mourinho needs to pick a confident attacking line up that will remind United's opponents of exactly what they are up against and set the tone for how they plan to approach the game.

Author: 0 United overcome Manchester attack demons to clinch Europa League title

Red Devils supporters gathered in the Old Nag's Head, a pub in Manchester city centre filled with photos of United's legendary ex-manager Alex Ferguson and iconic 1960s forward George Best. "So the season was the victory of pragmatism and the people who respect the opponent and try to exploit the opponents' weakness". "The goal was to win all the way through this season".

Author: 0 Kyle Busch: Kyle Busch wins 2017 All-star race

The NASCAR Monster Energy Series hosts its annual midseason exhibition race this weekend with the NASCAR All-Star Race . "You're always going to have dirty air", he said. They found out that was illegal. "And then going down pit road I realized I was going way too slow". As he made laps under caution, his team was in contact with NASCAR to have it explained to him.

Author: 0 Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks - 5/22/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The team might also be without the services of goalie John Gibson , who left Saturday's game with a lower-body injury but will be re-evaluated on Monday. "If you think about Colton's season and how he's grown as a player, from the beginning of the year and finding himself on the fourth line, sometimes on the third line, sometimes out of the lineup, and for us really looking for him to define himself as a player".

Sports FA Cup Oxlade-Chamberlain says final win can't mask Arsenal hurt
Author: 0 FA Cup Oxlade-Chamberlain says final win can't mask Arsenal hurt

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says he has been watching Juventus defender Dani Alves as he continues his adaptation into an unfamiliar wingback role. But team selection is tough. Chamberlain is hoping to land a spot in Arsene Wenger's starting XI as they face Chelsea on Saturday in the seasons final domestic award.

Author: 0 Horschel Beats Day In Playoff To Win Byron Nelson

After Day missed a tough birdie putt, Horschel came just 4 inches short of draining his and walking off with a victory. He then watched from the side as Day, the world's fourth-ranked player, missed a 4-foot putt that would have extended the competition.

Author: 0 Mourinho names Man Utd's youngest ever Premier League line-up

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is excited by the prospect of securing a "double bonus" against Ajax in Stockholm on Wednesday - a piece of silverware and a direct route back into the glamour of the Champions League. "But we are Manchester United and we have to go there and try to win". "I can understand the lads' tiredness, we've had a lot of games". "I am always open to learning".

Sports Trump Riffs On Familiar Themes During Liberty Commencement Speech
Author: 0 Trump Riffs On Familiar Themes During Liberty Commencement Speech

The White House will dispatch Vice President Mike Pence to the Notre Dame commencement next Sunday. Liberty University is having a moment in the spotlight, with Google Trends reporting more than 50,000 searches for Liberty University coming into their search engine on Saturday, May 13.

Sports American Owner Not Ready to Sell Arsenal
Author: 0 American Owner Not Ready to Sell Arsenal

Usmanov now owns 30% of the club as opposed to Kroenke, who owns a controlling 67% stake in the Gunners. 'KSE is a committed, long term investor in Arsenal and will remain so.' Arsenal legend Thierry Henry blasted Kroenke for his statement saying: 'It's just amusing how when people talk about his company and if it's for sale or not for sale, we have a statement straight away about it.

Author: 0 Is Manu Ginobili a Hall of Famer?

Durant and Stephen Curry , like most of the season, were the ones who did most of the silencing with Curry scoring 36 points and Durant scoring 29 points and adding 12 rebounds. "I'm glad we got this done". "I went when I was 23-years-old, and it felt like the Western Conference Finals was nearly like the championship". Even following the Warriors' blowout win in Game 4, one thing became readily apparent.

Sports Mariners have four-game winning streak snapped
Author: 0 Mariners have four-game winning streak snapped

In the stands was Pillar's mom Wendy, dad Mike and wife Amanda and 42,030 ecstatic Jays supporters who nearly blew the lid off the stadium. He completed his jubilant home-run scamper around the bases and touched down at home plate into the awaiting arms of his elated teammates, but quickly broke free from the frenzy in order to protect his uniform.

Sports Lester pitches 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cueto, Giants 4-1
Author: 0 Lester pitches 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cueto, Giants 4-1

I like this to be a solid pitching battle, with Moore and the Giants coming out on top. After the first four batters struck out, Schwarber drove a 3-2 pitch from Cueto over the bleachers in right and onto Sheffield Avenue for his seventh homer.

Sports De La Hoya flays Mayweather v McGregor 'circus'
Author: 0 De La Hoya flays Mayweather v McGregor 'circus'

The 16-second clip features bundles of £20 notes, the odd fiver, a handful of fifties and several thousand pounds worth of euros. He would be fighting the best. Maybe. But would I be able to compete with Rory McIlroy, Jordan Speith or Sergio Garcia? Despite being one of the most prolific champions in WBA history, Floyd Mayweather will not get the stamp of approval from the organization that sanctioned a great portion of his fights.

Sports Donaldson, Tulowitzki activated, back in Blue Jays' lineup
Author: 0 Donaldson, Tulowitzki activated, back in Blue Jays' lineup

Griffin grabbed his side after striking out Ezequiel Carrera . Morales hit his ninth homer of the season in the fifth, a solo shot, also off of Bibens-Dirkx, putting the Jays ahead 6-3. Andrus stole second and third and scored when Napoli slapped a two-out single to left, prompting manager John Gibbons to pull Bolsinger for Aaron Loup .

Sports Cubs beat Giants 5-1 to win 3rd straight
Author: 0 Cubs beat Giants 5-1 to win 3rd straight

The Giants might have had grounds for a replay review on Bryant's home run, which a fan stretched to catch at the lip of the basket that extends away from the stands and is meant to prevent fan interference. Zobrist reached base for the 22nd straight game, one shy of his career high set with Tampa Bay in 2011. "Above and beyond", Maddon said. Bochy almost challenged the play for fan interference, but said "the phone (from the team's video review room) wasn't working".

Sports Josh Norman: Dez Bryant 'just a guy'; Odell Beckham Jr. 'a kid'
Author: 0 Josh Norman: Dez Bryant 'just a guy'; Odell Beckham Jr. 'a kid'

He took the opening and returned it for a touchdown. On Bryant:"Just a guy". "Because I'm just battling 'guys.' I'm not battling against something I can call 'greatness.' I'm not enhancing my craft". "He's scary like that". He's not this guy. "He's a kid. He's a big kid, man", Norman concluded. Like messing around with a kicker's net . When the Washington Redskins elected to sign Josh Norman in free agency prior to the 2016 National Football League season, the team knew they were ...

Sports Penn State women's lacrosse falls to Maryland in NCAA semifinals
Author: 0 Penn State women's lacrosse falls to Maryland in NCAA semifinals

The Terps improve to 22-0 on the season and move on to Sunday's National Championship game, where they will face the victor of the second National Semifinal between Boston College and Navy. Maryland scored four straight goals over the next five minutes and sat on at least a two-goal cushion the rest of the game. She was also one of five Boston College Eagles to receive Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Northeast first team honors earlier this month.

Sports Enes Kanter: Turkey seeks arrest for Enes Kanter
Author: 0 Enes Kanter: Turkey seeks arrest for Enes Kanter

The AFP translated it as saying "You can not catch me". Don't waste your breath. I will come all by myself to spit on your ugly, hateful faces. "Right now I am country-less", Kanter said at the National Basketball Players Association headquarters in Manhattan.

Sports Bookmaker pays out thousands of pounds on John Terry's 26th minute substitution
Author: 0 Bookmaker pays out thousands of pounds on John Terry's 26th minute substitution

Terry, who leaves Chelsea at the end of this season after 22 years, exited to a standing ovation from the fans who despite some off-pitch scandals is revered by them. Terry then embraced his teammates before handing over the captain's armband to his replacement Gary Cahill as head coach Antonio Conte looked toward Saturday's FA Cup final with Arsenal .

Sports Manchester United wins Europa League title to lift grieving city
Author: 0 Manchester United wins Europa League title to lift grieving city

The Europa League final proved to be a game too far for Ajax. "This happened in Manchester but everywhere we need to have a united world to fight for peace and no more attacks and deaths please". Possibly the biggest disappointment was Kasper Dolberg, the highly rated Danish striker who had limited impact before being substituted in the 63rd minute.

Sports Manchester United gaffer Jose Mourinho accepts Europa final's make-or-break billing
Author: 0 Manchester United gaffer Jose Mourinho accepts Europa final's make-or-break billing

We had a fantastic record of 25 matches (unbeaten). Mourinho's side must beat Ajax in Stockholm later this month to gain a Champions League berth for next season via victory in Europe's secondary club competition. "If we win the trophy, David wins the trophy too". The "Special One" has played Sergio Romero in nearly all their Europa League games this season and the Argentine has been selected by Jose Mourinho to man the post in the finals.

Author: 0 Kyrie Irving Rescues Cleveland Cavaliers

James wept on the Warriors home court in Oakland, where he was named unanimous NBA Finals MVP. If you don't have the time to tune in live, you can also find "Ximo Pierto" on YouTube and watch 10-minute highlights videos, as well as interviews and other National Basketball Association content shortly after the end of the game , and that is a completely free option.

Author: 0 Sergio Aguero and Vincent Kompany will STAY at Manchester City

A lapse from Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes nearly handed City an opener inside the opening minute but a heavy touch from Aguero let him off the hook before Jesus' header was cleared off the line by Jose Holebas. French defenders Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna are expected to follow Pablo Zabaleta out of the door and goalkeeper Willy Caballero also wants to know where he stands.

Author: 0 Cavaliers cruise past Celtics into National Basketball Association finals

With his performance last night Lebron James has officially passed Michael Jordan to take the top spot for all-time playoffs scoring. Takeaways from the Boston Celtics' 111-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday night.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 almost ...