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Basketball: James delivers epic game seven as Cavs reach NBA finals Basketball: James delivers epic game seven as Cavs reach NBA finals
- May 28, 2018

It's about more than just Kevin Love and the rest of the Cavaliers , this game will help define the legacy of LeBron James . James had 35 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists in Sunday's Game 7 win, snatching the hearts from the Celtics and their fans with step-back 3s, incredible blocks and back-breaking clutch baskets. (more...)
'It was really hard after Mo's injury' 'It was really hard after Mo's injury'
- May 28, 2018

Before Bale broke Liverpool's hearts Scholes, who won the Champions League twice in 1999 and 2008, conceded United "will have to improve a lot to get to anywhere near a Champions League final ". "I've been doing well, scoring goals, but I haven't been playing as much as I would like so, as I said, I am going to have to sit down over the summer and seriously consider what we do next". (more...)
Cavaliers outlast Celtics, advance to NBA Finals Cavaliers outlast Celtics, advance to NBA Finals
- May 28, 2018

Just the same you can download the Watch ESPN app onto your mobile phone or tablet and use your subscriber login to access the Game 7 live stream. Jeff Green played 42 minutes filling in for the concussed Kevin Love and added 19 points and eight rebounds while JR Smith had 12 points and Tristan Thompson had 10 points and nine rebounds in 35 minutes down low. (more...)
UFC Liverpool - Darren Till misses weight but Stephen Thompson clash goes ahead UFC Liverpool - Darren Till misses weight but Stephen Thompson clash goes ahead
- May 28, 2018

I usually get up there to 185, 186. Both fighters were reluctant to commit to any strikes with power in the opening two rounds with Thompson producing the cleaner punches. A short time later, UFC officials finally emerged and said due to a "family emergency", Till had been given an extra hour to make weight, but he was already in the hotel where the weigh-ins were being held. (more...)
Warriors dominate 2nd half to force Game 7 Warriors dominate 2nd half to force Game 7
- May 28, 2018

We're going to do what we've got to do to win this game. His two three-pointers to start the second half of Game 6 helped spark an 11-0 run that allowed Golden State to take its first lead since the game's opening minutes, and his 21 second half points helped the Warriors demolish the Rockets after the break, outscoring them 64-25 to send this series back to Houston for Game 7 Monday night. (more...)
Rohr awaits confirmation injury will rule out Moses Simon from World Cup Rohr awaits confirmation injury will rule out Moses Simon from World Cup
- May 28, 2018

The attacker, who scored in the qualifiers, including against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, has been ruled out of the World Cup by Coach Gernot Rohr. There were no real surprises with household names such as Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic, Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Perisic expected to carry Croatia's main hopes of reaching the knockout stages. (more...)
Cavaliers vs. Celtics - Game Recap Cavaliers vs. Celtics - Game Recap
- May 28, 2018

James, who played in all but two minutes of the game, scored 46 points , grabbed 11 rebounds, and dished nine assists. The Cavaliers will face the victor of tomorrow's game seven Western Conference final between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors . (more...)
Liverpool star 'confident' he'll play in World Cup for Egypt
- May 28, 2018

It's just unfortunate. We have been on a good journey but we have just fallen short. I think we play not as individuals, but as a team, we play as 11 together, we play as a whol squad. Ramos was seen to hang on to the Egypt worldwide as the pair fell to the floor in what some viewed a calculated first-half challenge which resulted in the 44-goal Reds forward being forced off with shoulder ligament damage. (more...)
Fekir says Liverpool not the only club he is in talks with Fekir says Liverpool not the only club he is in talks with
- May 28, 2018

Reports suggest the Reds have reached a £62million agreement for Fekir, with the Frenchman being viewed as a long-term replacement for Philippe Coutinho on Merseyside. The figure should pose little problem to Liverpool , who have not shown a reluctance to spend big for their priority targets, as evidenced by the signings of Naby Keita and Virgil van Dijk, and it remains to be seen if Fekir ends up joining the list of big-money transfer to Anfield. (more...)
Ranking all of LeBron's Game 7 performances (they've been really good) Ranking all of LeBron's Game 7 performances (they've been really good)
- May 28, 2018

Cleveland's LeBron James hopes to change that as he tries to get to the NBA Finals for the eighth straight year. In Boston, where the Celtics are ideal so far this postseason. James, though, has been up-and-down in the three games played in Boston. "You just have to have ideal intentions", Stevens said Saturday. James was not only the stud of the night , but he has been the stud of the National Basketball Association for the entire postseason. (more...)
Francesco Molinari ends long wait for Wentworth glory Francesco Molinari ends long wait for Wentworth glory
- May 28, 2018

McIlroy finished the second day with a three shot lead at -12 under but he has since relinquished that advantage on the third day and is now two shots over par at -10 under. They entered the final round tied for the lead on 13 under but while McIlroy sprayed his drives left and right, Molinari was the model of consistency and established a three-shot cushion by the turn after birdies at Nos. (more...)
FSU beats Louisville 11-8 in 10 innings for ACC title FSU beats Louisville 11-8 in 10 innings for ACC title
- May 28, 2018

The Seminoles closed in on Walljasper and the Tigers in the bottom of the seventh with a two-out, three-run home run. Stowers homered and walked in the title game loss and the junior outfielder finished the week 7-for-17 with two home runs, two doubles, one triple, 10 RBIs and six runs. (more...)
Merseyside Police look in to Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius death threats Merseyside Police look in to Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius death threats
- May 28, 2018

I feel sorry for everyone. Bale's - and Real's - four Champions League titles in just five years is an unbelievable feat but he played it down. In two separate goalkeeping errors, Liverpool's goalie Karius first attempted to throw the ball out to his team mate, accidentally hitting it toward Real Madrid's Karim Benzema, who scored. (more...)
New York Congressman says 'goodbye to Jets' over anthem policy announcement
- May 28, 2018

Kaepernick's actions sparked a movement across the league, though no team signed him after he entered free agency in 2017. Former NFL player Donté Stallworth said the NFL's new national anthem policy amounts to "compulsory patriotism". (more...)
Nigeria's attacker injured, ruled out of World Cup
- May 28, 2018

Nigeria , which is rated number 47th in the world by Federation Internationale de Football Association, is the least among other countries in Group D that include favourite, Argentina (fifth), Croatia (18th) and Iceland (22), and has been tipped not to qualify from the group. (more...)
Liverpool fans show support to their team despite defeat Liverpool fans show support to their team despite defeat
- May 28, 2018

It was a crushing night for the 24-year-old but he showed great courage by apologising to the fans. "Haven't really slept until now. the scenes are still running through my head again and again". "They thought they'd conquered Europe, Celebrating six, Thank You Gareth Bale , Made them look like D@@@@, The Twenty Sixth of May, Always in our heart, United won the Treble, The Scousers fell apart, Allez Allez Allez". (more...)
Real Madrid fans celebrate Champions League victory in Madrid Real Madrid fans celebrate Champions League victory in Madrid
- May 28, 2018

That put Madrid 2-1 up and Bale wrapped up his club's third successive Champions League title when his powerful long-range effort was spilled into the net by Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius . One poster called chasepacheco1 wrote: "My Liverpool boys fought hard and I'm proud of them". A spokeswoman for Merseyside Police told the Daily Telegraph that officers were investigating the abuse. (more...)
LeBron James Passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for New Postseason Mark LeBron James Passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for New Postseason Mark
- May 28, 2018

It was field goal No. 2,357 for LeBron in the playoffs alone, which of course is far more than some players will ever make in their career. Perhaps James needs to look at the data more objectively and see that it isn't suggesting that he is slow when he runs, but more like he doesn't run and sprint all the time. (more...)
Peter King Makes Nazi Reference While Blasting Jets Owner for Anthem Stand
- May 28, 2018

Of course. But I understand if they felt the need to protest . He said Wednesday the team is focused on working with players to advance social justice issues rather than creating club rules or penalties that restrict demonstrations. In Illinois, Congresswoman Robin Kelly has called on Bears owner Virginia McCaskey to explain how the team plans to enforce the anthem policy, according to SBNation , including the club's policy on free speech. (more...)
Game, Set and Match podcast: French Open preview Game, Set and Match podcast: French Open preview
- May 27, 2018

It's the fourth time Williams, 37, exits the French Open in the first round in 21 appearances. Still, Henri Leconte, the 1988 runner-up, feels Nadal could be vulnerable. The French Open declined to give her a wildcard, she missed Wimbledon with injury and made the last 16 at the US Open and this year's Australian Open. (more...)
Gareth Bale Scores A Goal Only Believable In Football Films
- May 27, 2018

Gareth Bale told reporters after the game that he could leave Real this summer after a lack of football this season. "And I need to be starting". The Liverpool goalkeeper allowed Bale's shot to squirm through his hands into the net in the 83rd. (more...)
Patrick crashes in final Indy 500 start Patrick crashes in final Indy 500 start
- May 27, 2018

At the front is three-time pole victor Ed Carpenter, while in the back is 2016 Indy 500 victor Alexander Rossi. "Now it's not just a hope, it's more of a reality that I've really got a shot at it". But the new body of this year's IndyCar combined with temperatures soaring into the 90s made the cars hard to drive, and Patrick joined everyone else trying to figure things out. (more...)
Steve Kerr explains decision to activate Patrick McCaw in Game 6 Steve Kerr explains decision to activate Patrick McCaw in Game 6
- May 27, 2018

Of the team's four All-Stars, he gets the least attention, but Thompson delivered a performance reminiscent of his heroics in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals in 2016, when he scored 41 points with Golden State facing elimination against an Oklahoma City team featuring Durant. (more...)
Mohamed Salah’s Champions League injury has brought Egypt to tears Mohamed Salah’s Champions League injury has brought Egypt to tears
- May 27, 2018

Salah was also made to watch Liverpool lose the final 3-1 to Real, and admitted is was a "tough" night for him and the team. "The 13th Champions League is much bigger than all of this though". "Who's disappointed? Perhaps they need to change the name of the Champions League to the CR7 Champions League . These goals cost us the title basically". (more...)
Congressman compares National Football League anthem protests to Nazi salutes
- May 27, 2018

In a tweet, King called Johnson's move "disgraceful" and declared that it was "time to say goodbye" to the Jets . Earlier this week, the NFL announced its new policy , requiring players on the sideline or field to stand during the national anthem. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale may leave Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale may leave
- May 27, 2018

Salah ( Liverpool's leading goalscorer this season with 44 goals in all competitions) tangled with Sergio Ramos and Real Madrid's captain locked his right arm in to the Egyptian forward who slammed into the pitch. That's why I can not see him being in the Liverpool team on the opening weekend of next season. Liverpool replied with a goal from winger Sadio Mane four minutes later. (more...)
Chris Froome on brink of famous Giro triumph after Stage 20 Chris Froome on brink of famous Giro triumph after Stage 20
- May 27, 2018

Yates fell far behind up the grueling climb on Colle delle Finestre as Froome launched his audacious attack, and finished almost 40 minutes behind. Stage 20 will see the riders tackle a 214km route with 4,000m of Alpine climbs between Susa and Cervinia. (more...)
I am in full admiration of Serena Williams, says Roger Federer I am in full admiration of Serena Williams, says Roger Federer
- May 27, 2018

Serena Williams has 39 grand slam titles including 23 singles. Holder of 23 Grand Slam titles, Williams recently returned to the court after giving birth to her first child Alexis Olympia. "I'm in full admiration of Serena". Both Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal threatened to take that mantle from the Swiss however he has been in stunning form over the past 18 months which saw him win three grand slam titles to reaffirm his status. (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo battles vehicle issues to secure Monaco victory Daniel Ricciardo battles vehicle issues to secure Monaco victory
- May 27, 2018

And Horner has said that Verstappen's crash hurts even more as he should have been joining Daniel Ricciardo on the front row for Sunday's race. Red Bull's hopes of locking out the front row of the starting grid disappeared before qualifying had even started after the gearbox on Max Verstappen's vehicle was changed following a crash in final practise. (more...)
Thompson hot hand carries Warriors into Game 7 with Rockets Thompson hot hand carries Warriors into Game 7 with Rockets
- May 27, 2018

James Harden , who finished with 32 points, and the rest of the Rockets had the Warriors back on their heels on defense and were hitting their shots from outside the three-point arc. For the second time in three seasons, the Warriors have cheated death because of Thompson. The Rockets shot 11-of-22 from 3 in that half while the Warriors only made 4-of-18. (more...)

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