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LeBron James went off the backboard to himself in Game 3 LeBron James went off the backboard to himself in Game 3
- June 08, 2018

But with the outcome in the balance, Curry drained two crucial attempts in the closing three minutes - a stumbling layup and an enormous unguarded 3-pointer - as well as a dish to a cutting Draymond Green to polish off the Cavs with 25 seconds left. (more...)
Argentina cancels pre-World Cup friendly against Israel in Jerusalem Argentina cancels pre-World Cup friendly against Israel in Jerusalem
- June 07, 2018

The press in Argentina and Israel reported that the Argentine Football Association was supposed to receive a payment of between two and three million dollars if Messi played. Vice President of Israel Football Associations Rotem Kamer said, "We are confronting a football terror from the Palestinian Football Association and its president (Jibril Rajoub)", accusing them of "threatening football players (against) coming to Israel". (more...)
Golden State Warriors: 3 keys for Game 3 vs. Cavaliers Golden State Warriors: 3 keys for Game 3 vs. Cavaliers
- June 07, 2018

The Golden State Warriors have been forced to deal with a few injuries in the 2018 NBA Finals. James said people should not forget the championship season the Eagles had because of the situation with Trump. The Warriors went a similar route in February after their nixed White House invitation, instead taking children from Maryland's Seat Pleasant Activity Center - where Durant played as a child - on a tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. (more...)
Rafael Nadal drops set, but rain suspends French Open quarterfinal Rafael Nadal drops set, but rain suspends French Open quarterfinal
- June 07, 2018

On Suzanne-Lenglen, Marin Cilic's last-eight tie with Juan-Martin Del Potro failed to burst into life until the ninth game, when the Croatian saved three break points before eventually holding, and did likewise in his next service game before taking the set to a tiebreak - which was locked at 5-5. (more...)
Djokovic, Zverev and Wozniacki are in fourth round Djokovic, Zverev and Wozniacki are in fourth round
- June 05, 2018

The 2016 champion beat 13th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-4, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 6-2, in a near four-hour match too sluggish for Djokovic's liking. In contrast, Thiem has reached the last eight at Roland Garros for a third consecutive year - which will make for a thrilling tie. In his previous match, Dimitrov had come back after trailing two sets to one and defeated Jared Donaldson 10-8 in the fifth set. (more...)
Serena Williams slams rival Maria Sharapova’s claims ahead of French Open clash Serena Williams slams rival Maria Sharapova’s claims ahead of French Open clash
- June 04, 2018

Having been banned for 15 months for violating the anti-doping rules, Sharapova is beginning to work her way back to the top, but is still ranked just 28 in the world. I'm playing tougher opponents and I'm hanging in there", said Williams , whose trophy collection includes three Suzanne Lenglen Cups. "I love how proud they are, I am planning to go over there, do not know if this year or next year, it is going to be fun!" "I thought there would be a lot of reactions over the outfit", she ... (more...)
Kane: Super Eagles Gave England Trouble In Second Half Kane: Super Eagles Gave England Trouble In Second Half
- June 04, 2018

For Southgate's England the real work starts now in attempting to muster his inexperienced squad into a side that can perform creditably in Russian Federation - because even on today's intermittently sprightly showing the nation can expect no more than that. (more...)
Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by police in IPL betting case Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by police in IPL betting case
- June 02, 2018

For the uninitiated, this summon comes after the Thane Police had recently busted a betting ring and had arrested 42-year-old bookie, Sonu Jalan alias Sonu Batla. His name apparently was brought up when one of country's biggest bookies Sonu Jalan's records were being probed. But we are, in a way, trying to trace his underworld connections to Dawood Ibrahim. (more...)
Afridi announces massive donation of $20,000 to hurricane relief cause Afridi announces massive donation of $20,000 to hurricane relief cause
- June 02, 2018

This will not be the first time that an ICC World XI will take field to develop a philanthropic cause, in 2005 it played an ODI against an Asia XI side in the World Cricket Tsunami Appeal and in 2017, it played the Independence Cup in Pakistan to welcome back full-fledged worldwide cricket into the country after a almost decade-long hiatus. (more...)
Liverpool agrees to sign Monaco's Fabinho Liverpool agrees to sign Monaco's Fabinho
- June 01, 2018

The infrastructures of the club look exceptional. "I know that the type of football here is quite intense and physical but I think I got some of that while playing in France and I hope I won't find any problems to adapt to this league". The Brazilian had been identified as a replacement for Emre Can, who is out of contract at Anfield this summer and has been heavily linked with a move to Juventus. (more...)
How to Watch the 2018 NBA Finals Game 1 Online for Free How to Watch the 2018 NBA Finals Game 1 Online for Free
- June 01, 2018

Alright, this one might be a bit more hard. It has been widely reported that James was against the Cavs' decision to acquiesce to Kyrie Irving's trade request. And, you can bet Hollywood's A-List Cavs fans will be ready to cheer on LeBron James , 33, and the rest of the "supporting cast". "I'm happy for him". (more...)
Brazil superstar Neymar confident of fitness Brazil superstar Neymar confident of fitness
- May 31, 2018

Neymar's time in Paris seems to be coming to an end. The football team of Brazil will receive 1 million dollars in prize money in case of winning the world Cup in Russian Federation, reports Folha de S. Throughout the week Neymar showed his finishing was sharpening, especially from close range. During the week in the Granja Comary training camp in Teresopolis, outside Rio, Neymar continued his recovery - dribbling and passing at high speed. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach after 3rd Champions League Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid coach after 3rd Champions League
- May 31, 2018

Zidane's decision shocked much of the football world, with president Florentino Perez only informed yesterday, and Ronaldo was keen to thank his boss for their time together. The former Arsenal manager has attracted the early backing, seeing his odds cut from 6/1 since confirmation of Zidane's departure. "I don't want this to be a goodbye, just a "see you soon". (more...)
Serie A Outfit Ready To Sign Aston Villa Loanee On Permanent Deal Serie A Outfit Ready To Sign Aston Villa Loanee On Permanent Deal
- May 30, 2018

Allegedly wanted by, among others, Crystal Palace and Everton after helping Fulham back to the Premier League this season, Fredericks would cost United a grand sum of nothing should they win the race to sign him, after reaching the end of his contract. (more...)
It's a Winning Return for Serena Williams at the French Open It's a Winning Return for Serena Williams at the French Open
- May 30, 2018

But Sharapova rediscovered her game in the nick of time to reel off half-a-dozen games for a 6-1 4-6 6-3 victory. As she served for the match, she slipped into the net, righting herself sporting an embarrassed smile. Muguruza, who claimed the title in Paris two years ago, advanced to the second round with a 7-6 (7-0), 6-2 win. Play has been interrupted at the French Open because of rain. (more...)
Rockets miss 27 consecutive 3-pointers, eliminated by Warriors
- May 30, 2018

At the most critical point of the season, Harden no longer had Paul to share the playmaking or the pressure burden that the Rockets had purposefully split between them all season, hoping to keep both fresh and impactful throughout a long playoff run. (more...)
Salah could be out for 'three to four weeks' - Liverpool physio Salah could be out for 'three to four weeks' - Liverpool physio
- May 30, 2018

Nevertheless, some fans from Merseyside and Egypt lambasted the Spain global for his role in Salah's injury, although the player himself holds no hard feelings against the 32-year-old - according to Liverpool's physiotherapist. Bale dropped a bomb after his match winning performance in the Champions League final at the weekend when he insisted that he needs to be playing every week next season. (more...)
Twitter Honors Danica Patrick After Final Race of Historic Career Twitter Honors Danica Patrick After Final Race of Historic Career
- May 28, 2018

Her vehicle spun wildly, crashed into a pair of walls, and was soon being hauled off the track. Power dominated the final stages of the race, once those taking a fuel strategy gamble had pitted or backed off to save fuel to make the finish - the strongest of which was Scott Dixon. (more...)
Boston Celtics: Game 7 will be the Jayson Tatum show Boston Celtics: Game 7 will be the Jayson Tatum show
- May 28, 2018

They're also significantly younger, which will play a role as the teams meet for their third game in five days. After Kevin Love went down in the first quarter with a head injury , LeBron proved his greatness again by finishing with 46 points , 11 rebounds, and nine assists to force a Game 7 against the Boston Celtics . (more...)
5 things we learned from the Championship play-off final 5 things we learned from the Championship play-off final
- May 28, 2018

Slavisa Jokanovic opted for some sporting cross-pollination when asked whether, after two and a half years of battles won and lost, Fulham's promotion from the Championship felt especially sweet. Steve Bruce's Villa, meanwhile, overcame Middlesbrough 1-0 across 180 minutes of action. He stamped on Jack Grealish , right in front of me. "The big moments of the game, the defining moments in a football match". (more...)
Serena Williams to return to French Open as unseeded player Serena Williams to return to French Open as unseeded player
- May 26, 2018

Williams has already benefited from this rule in the past as in 2011 she was ranked 25th before the start of Wimbledon but seeded seventh for the championships. Williams has not played a tournament since Miami in March and pulled out of the clay court events in Madrid and Rome. On the men's side, top-seeded Rafael Nadal , a 10-time victor at Roland Garros and already an overwhelming favourite, got even more help from the draw. (more...)
French Open draw: Barty could face an early test against Serena French Open draw: Barty could face an early test against Serena
- May 26, 2018

Williams, a three-time French Open champion, is now ranked No. 453 in the world, meaning she could be up against other top-ranked players in the early rounds in Paris. Stosur won just one match in her first four visits to Roland Garros before finding her feet on clay with a breakout semi-final run in 2009. While all Grand Slam tournaments have the discretion to adjust their seedings, only Wimbledon ever does so, to account for players who excel or struggle on its grass surface. (more...)
Rockets a step closer to dethroning Warriors Rockets a step closer to dethroning Warriors
- May 26, 2018

Paul has reached the playoffs in 10 of his 13 season. "So hopefully that happens in Game 5". According to ESPN's Marc J. Spears, Paul was optimistic about playing in Game 6 as he left the arena after Thursday's win. He suffered a left knee sprain after falling while going for a layup. Everyone will be talking about what Chris Paul did during the third quarter. (more...)
Kilauea volcano glow captured on time-lapse camera Kilauea volcano glow captured on time-lapse camera
- May 24, 2018

The plant harnesses heat and steam from the earth's core to spin turbines to generate power. Lava flowing from Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has claimed another structure, this one close to a geothermal plant. Kilauea's latest eruptive episode has upended life on parts of the Big Island since April 30, when the floor of the Puu Oo Crater, on the volcano's East Rift Zone, collapsed and sent its pool of lava back underground. (more...)
Orlando Police test Amazon facial-recognition software Orlando Police test Amazon facial-recognition software
- May 23, 2018

The Washington County Sheriff's Office based in OR is using Rekognition to filter through imaging data captured by a citywide camera network and then compare it against a database of 300,000 faces. Foodstuffs, which includes the New World, Pak'nSave and Four Square brands, has said it uses facial recognition technology in some North Island stores, but won't say which ones. (more...)
Ecstatic Simeone urges final hero Griezmann to stay Ecstatic Simeone urges final hero Griezmann to stay
- May 17, 2018

Atletico will be bidding to win Europe's secondary competition for a third time when they face Olympique de Marseille in Thursday's final in Lyon, France, having been knocked out of the Champions League in December by finishing third in their group. (more...)
Gareth Southgate hails young England Gareth Southgate hails young England
- May 17, 2018

Uncapped Alexander-Arnold is the youngest after an fantastic breakthrough season with Liverpool , which will culminate in next week's Champions League final against Real Madrid . And having axed keeper Joe Hart , the England boss wanted the sort of experience Cahill offered after collecting 58 caps. The day before, he was at his club's Cobham training ground preparing for this weekend's FA Cup final against Manchester United, unsure if he was off on holiday with his family next week or ... (more...)
Cameron Smith makes shock Queensland and Australia representative retirement Cameron Smith makes shock Queensland and Australia representative retirement
- May 16, 2018

Smith's record as an Australian representative is just as formidable, captaining the Kangaroos to the 2013 and 2017 World Cups, and the 2016 Four Nations title. Walters said it was fitting Smith's final Origin appearance in 2017 was one to remember. "I love being involved in the game, love playing the game and this extra commitment of representing Queensland in the middle of the season and then representing Australia at the end of the year - it does take its toll". (more...)
How to Watch Lightning vs. Capitals Game 3 How to Watch Lightning vs. Capitals Game 3
- May 16, 2018

Throughout the regular season, the Lightning had the best record in the Eastern Conference . Washington left wing Alex Ovechkin is excited about his team's series lead but knows they still have a long way to go before clinching a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals. (more...)
Nigeria include uncapped Simeon Nwankwo, Junior Lokosa in provisional 30-man squad Nigeria include uncapped Simeon Nwankwo, Junior Lokosa in provisional 30-man squad
- May 16, 2018

Both Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Dele Ajiboye are goalkeepers , which means there is no place for the country's most-capped global, goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, despite growing calls from a section of fans for him to recall the former captain. There are no surprise inclusions in defence with the eagles regular back four including William Ekong and Leon Balogun making the list. All invited players have been told to report at the Le Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo on Monday, 21st May. (more...)
Manchester City set new Premier League record with 100 points Manchester City set new Premier League record with 100 points
- May 16, 2018

They can do so with victory at Southampton in their final match on Sunday, extending further the competition record they have already set by accruing 97. We didn't play flawless for 38 games, but most of the time, we were so good", Guardiola added. That made Foden the youngest ever victor of a Premier League medal at the age of 17 years and 350 days, overtaking Gael Clichy, then of Arsenal. (more...)
Brad Stevens expecting LeBron James to bounce back in Game 2 Brad Stevens expecting LeBron James to bounce back in Game 2
- May 16, 2018

Feeding off the building momentum, Brown's hustle prevented Thompson from chasing down an offensive rebound, and Terry Rozier broke out the other way before throwing down an emphatic tomahawk jam before James could close on a potential chasedown. (more...)
WWE Raw: Reigns attacks Mahal, Rousey accepts challenge WWE Raw: Reigns attacks Mahal, Rousey accepts challenge
- May 15, 2018

Mahal, after receiving medical attention, was then attacked by Reigns again backstage who finished the job by delivering a powerful Spear that sent his rival through a wall. The RAW Women's championship may be contested by Nia Jax and Ronda Rousey right now, but Alexa Bliss still has lans to reclaim her title. Triple Threat Money-in-the-Bank Qualifying Match: Alexa Bliss def. (more...)
Woods to play British Open at Carnoustie Woods to play British Open at Carnoustie
- May 15, 2018

Mickelson shot an even-par 72, while Woods shot 66 and won the tournament the next day. They were last in the same group four years ago, but Mickelson sensed a chance to poke fun at the hype surrounding the pairing. The Open , which will be held at Carnoustie in July, announced Woods' entry into the event in a press release on Wednesday night. "It was the most remarkable golf in the history of the game, and I think unrepeatable. (more...)
English Premier League match report Manchester United v Watford 13 May 2018 English Premier League match report Manchester United v Watford 13 May 2018
- May 14, 2018

Mourinho described Faria as a "brother" during his press conference after a 1-0 win against Watford and said he would sorely miss his friend as he took time out from football. An early goal from Marcus Rashford, made possible by a great pass by Michael Carrick and the subsequent assist by Juan Mata , ensured that United tasted victory in what has been repeatedly put down as a below-par showing from the club this season. (more...)
Linares: I know what I have to do to win Linares: I know what I have to do to win
- May 14, 2018

Vasiliy Lomachenko didn't just earn the lightweight world championship with his 10-round TKO of previous champ Jorge Linares on Saturday night. "For me, it's a big challenge because, before this fight , I fought against guys who were the same size or a little bit smaller than me", said Lomachenko, 30. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton back on track with pole in Spain Lewis Hamilton back on track with pole in Spain
- May 14, 2018

The changes should make cars go a second and a half slower, however. And now we want to make them slower again. "And I am sure there have been people with nerves over the last few races, just not really understanding [what's happening] and feeling like we're not really learning enough". (more...)
Webb Simpson equals Greg Norman's record at Players Webb Simpson equals Greg Norman's record at Players
- May 13, 2018

Danny Lee during his two-under third round. This is, after all, where Alex Cejka rode a five-stroke lead into the final round in 2009 only to leave town with a ninth-place check and an abundance of scar tissue. "The scoreboard doesn't affect me at all, I'm just out here playing golf and seeing what I can get". Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth each had their best round at the TPC Sawgrass with 65s. (more...)
Sixers looking to stay alive against Celtics in Game 5 Sixers looking to stay alive against Celtics in Game 5
- May 13, 2018

Jayson Tatum scored 25 points, Brown had 24 and Terry Rozier scored 17, sinking a pair of free throws to make it a four-point game with 9.8 seconds left after forcing Joel Embiid's turnover. "No question about it". Fourteen of those points came in the paint. "We weren't very good (in Game 4)". The 76ers opened as six-point favorites; the total is at 204.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark . (more...)
Marcus Morris says he's best LeBron defender in National Basketball Association outside Kawhi Leonard Marcus Morris says he's best LeBron defender in National Basketball Association outside Kawhi Leonard
- May 13, 2018

Larry Drew cast the Cavs' ballot - it's unclear for whom Drew voted. Cleveland won last year's Eastern Conference Finals by a count of 4-1. Morris ranked 78th out of 90 power forwards in ESPN's defensive real plus-minus and 75th among all forwards in defensive win shares this season, per NBA.com . (more...)