Sport Steve Kerr not planning to return for Game 1 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Steve Kerr not planning to return for Game 1 of NBA Finals

Cleveland-Golden State 3.0 is the matchup fans worldwide expected and wanted, and James believes they're in for quite a show. A student of the game, he's old school with a fresh perspective. Lue's defensive strategy to this point in the playoffs has been to neutralize the opponents' top player. The injury also forced Kerr to miss the first 43 games of last season.

Sport No. 7 seed Konta out in French Open's 1st round
Author: 0 No. 7 seed Konta out in French Open's 1st round

She is far from a natural on clay, though, and has only won two matches in three warm-up tournaments. After winning the second set, the Taiwanese looked to be the better player of the two, having the momentum, as Konta continued to make mistakes.

Sport After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500
Author: 0 After mistake in 2012, Sato learns lesson to win Indy 500

Sato had toiled for two weeks at Indianapolis in the shadow of temporary Andretti Autosport teammate Fernando Alonso - the two-time Formula One world champion taking time out from the Grand Prix circuit to try his luck at Indy. "We definitely had some very well-performing engines in today's race". "It was job done, and the last two laps the auto worked beautifully". The Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award has been given out every year since 1952 and is voted for by members of the media.

Sport The Cleveland Cavaliers Won't Be Ready for the Death Lineup
Author: 0 The Cleveland Cavaliers Won't Be Ready for the Death Lineup

Durant poured in 36 points, hit all 12 of his free throws, pulled down 15 defensive rebounds and added three assists and a blocked shot. In an interview with ESPN's Chris Haynes that was published on Monday, Curry opened up about the behind-the-back turnover he had late in the fourth quarter of the decisive game.

Sport 5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour
Author: 0 5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour

The trouble for the Lions second team is that the so-called "warm-up" games, with the exception of the first game against the NZ Provincial Barbarians, will have the physical intensity of Test matches. The exhibition will include a remembrance panel to honour the rugby players who were killed during World War I, complementing Te Papa'sGallipoli - The scale of our war exhibition.

Sport Wolfsburg to stay in Bundesliga league
Author: 0 Wolfsburg to stay in Bundesliga league

Vfl Wolfsburg , the football team owned by Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE), faces cost cuts next season after retaining its place in Germany's Bundesliga with victory in a playoff on Monday night. The "Wolves" maintain their Bundesliga status as Vieirinha's sole goal of the match smoothed the way for another year in Germany's first division as Braunschweig failed to score in both relegation games.

Author: 0 Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

Game. Ever. The Penguins scored with 17 seconds remaining in the first period on a goal that came when Rinne directed a rebound off Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm , then went 37 minutes without another shot before Jake Guentzel , who hadn't scored himself in nine games, drilled the dagger into the Predators with 3:37 remaining in the game.

Author: 0 Jaylen Brown, Other Celtics Battling Injuries Before Game 5 Vs. Cavs

Irving scored 36 points after that, including 21 during a game-turning third quarter in which Cleveland outscored Boston 40-23. LeBron had a nice bounce back with 24 second half points. He pulled down 17 rebounds to go along with his 17 points, 2 blocks and a steal. Then, Kyrie Irving took over and led the Cavs to a 112-99 win. Conversely, the Celtics buried five of their 11 three-point tries in the fourth quarter.

Sport Maxime Hamou banned from French Open over 'inappropriate behaviour'
Author: 0 Maxime Hamou banned from French Open over 'inappropriate behaviour'

Thomas told Huffington Post France , "If it had not been live on air, I would have punched him". Hamou later apologised for his behaviour via French newspaper l'Equipe and offered to meet Thomas to say sorry in person. A French tennis player has been removed from Paris' Roland Garros tournament after he aggressively kissed and fondled a journalist during a live interview.

Sport Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins
Author: 0 Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins

The Marlins, who won the World Series in 2003 and got a new $634 million ballpark in 2012 mostly courtesy of the city of Miami and Miami-Dade County, have not publicly commented on the sale. Jeter and Bush originally agreed to run the group together as general partners, with three additional limited partners on the board. The team is now owned by NY art dealer Jeffrey Loria, but he announced his intention to sell the team past year.

Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game One of NBA Finals

As the Golden State Warriors clung to a one-point lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers with over five minutes remaining in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals , Steph Curry got a little too fancy, throwing a behind-the-back pass to a cutting Klay Thompson that went out of bounds.

Sport How lengthy of a suspension is Bryce Harper facing from the Major League Baseball?
Author: 0 How lengthy of a suspension is Bryce Harper facing from the Major League Baseball?

Three Giants players forcefully dragged Strickland from the middle of the pack all the way into the dugout, while a teammate held back Harper. As Harper charged after Strickland, following a fastball to the hip, Posey merely stared at Harper - a fellow MVP victor and teammate on several NL All-Star teams - and allowed him an unimpeded path to the relief pitcher for a helmet throw (that went laughably awry) and several wild roundhouses.

Sport Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline
Author: 0 Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline

When Kevin Love says this, how does the reporter not say, well, they beat you by 48 points in the first two games past year in the Finals, led 3-1 before the suspension of Draymond Green , and then they added Kevin Durant . He joked: "I told the team the good news is the team is really healthy, the bad news is the coaching staff is dropping like flies". The Cavs have also played well in the postseason, going 12-1 while outscoring their opposition by 13.6 points per game.

Author: 0 Monaco's Bernardo Silva signs five-year deal with Man City

The player's 10 goals and 10 assists from 44 appearances in Ligue 1 and the Champions League helped attract admirers, with United manager Jose Mourinho allegedly keen to bring Silva to Old Trafford. He made his senior worldwide debut for Portugal in 2015 in a game against Cape Verde and already has 12 caps. Silva was integral to the Monaco side that reached the semi-finals, suffering eventual defeat to Juventus , who play Real Madrid in the final on Saturday, 3 June.

Sport Manchester City hoping to keep hold of Sergio Aguero
Author: 0 Manchester City hoping to keep hold of Sergio Aguero

It has been the first season in his managerial career that has seen Guardiola finish empty handed. And Al-Mubarak said there was no intention of selling a player who is just eight goals short of becoming City's record scorer. "He is one of the players that over the last six years has been instrumental to the success of this club". "Pep has a lot of trust and confidence in him, so Yaya I hope will be with us, continuing this journey with us".

Author: 0 Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new coach

Valverde has been confirmed as Luis Enrique's successor at the Nou Camp , signing a two-year deal with the La Liga giants. "Today I have spoken personally with Valverde and he is happy and excited about the challenge of coaching Barca ", Bartomeu told reporters.

Author: 0 Barcelona officially announce Ernesto Valverde as their next manager

Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu praised 53-year-old Valverde's "ability, judgement, knowledge and experience", adding: "He promotes young players and he plays the Barca way". Can Valverde revive Barca youth policy? Valverde will be presented as Barca head coach at a media conference on Thursday. Enrique's reign began with a treble and he won the domestic double previous year, but the team sputtered down the stretch and never really found its stride this season.

Sport Kompany and Aguero to stay at City
Author: 0 Kompany and Aguero to stay at City

The 2-1 defeat at Chelsea when he returned to the starting line-up in April proved to be City's last in the Premier League and the Belgium worldwide has also chipped in with three goals during an eight-match unbeaten run. Gabriel Jesus scored City's fifth when he collected Aguero's cross and lifted the ball into the net after 58 minutes. It was Watford's sixth successive defeat, their worst run for 44 years, and left them one place above the relegation places.

Sport Ryan, Senators shock Penguins in Game 1 of East final
Author: 0 Ryan, Senators shock Penguins in Game 1 of East final

The Senators can't afford to take anything for granted because they played one good game and, it's fair to say, they haven't seen the best from the Penguins . "At least the Caps have given you a glimmer of hope, something to root for", he said. That didn't sit well with the Senators or their faithful. He returned in Game 5 before playing on Monday.

Author: 0 Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr on Monday ruled himself out of being on the bench for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers but said he could return at some point in the series. "I'm still feeling a lot of the effects of what I've got going on". That is why the Warriors, in an effort to protect themselves in case Kerr had to miss any more time, hired Brown - an experienced coach who has been to the playoffs several times, including the 2007 Finals - to be ...

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round

Djokovic next will next face Portugal's Joao Sousa , who beat Serbian Janko Tipsarevic 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2, 6-2. Muguruza's middling form this season saw her arrive in Paris with just three wins on clay, but the Spaniard dispatched former Paris champion Schiavone 6-2, 6-4.

Sport Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros
Author: 0 Djokovic and Nadal win first up at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal , meanwhile, smoothly negotiated the potential stumbling block presented by Frenchman Benoit Paire , launching his bid for a 10th title here with a largely routine 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 win. Despite the defeat, Fourlis walked off to a standing ovation. If the Spaniard can build on his encouraging start - a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 win against the French world No45, Benoît Paire , on Court Suzanne Lenglen in one hour 52 minutes - he is headed for a semi-final collision with Djokovic.

Author: 0 Ferrari clearly favouring Sebastian Vettel, says Lewis Hamilton

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner was, not surprisingly, happy with the result, although a fuming Verstappen probably took some managing behind closed doors. "It's one of those days where you wish you'd led a bit more". We are under no illusion, we are not ideal and we have still got areas to improve on. "I still believe we can win this thing".

Author: 0 Kerber first top seed to lose Roland Garros opener

Kerber was not in this at all. STAT OF THE DAY: Petra Kvitova hit 31 winners including 9 aces, during her 6-3 6-2 victory over American Julia Boserup on her return to competition five months after being stabbed during a burglary. In January, Kvitova started doing exercises with the injured hand and in April, the left-handed Czech reported "good progress" in her recovery. Venus Williams marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary later Sunday.

Author: 0 Huddersfield Secure Promotion To Premier League

The second-half would see Huddersfield start strongly again, with Chris Lowe registering the first shot on target of the game. Huddersfield threatened early on and went close after five minutes when an un-marked Michael Hefele headed wide from close range.

Author: 0 Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final

Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said his ever-injured group has demonstrated a knack for responding which starts with the captain. "But these guys just quietly go about their business". "When you have a guy like Karlsson jumping into the play, and the havoc it creates when they have scoring chances, it creates offensive-zone time", the scout said.

Author: 0 Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, promoted to EPL

German coach David Wagner has led the Terriers to within touching distance of a return to the top flight for the first time since 1972. "Over the season I thought we could do a little bit more, I thought around Christmas when we'd played everyone we had a chance".

Author: 0 National Basketball Association and NHL finals predictions

So while all the talk leading up to the NBA Finals is about the great Golden State Warriors , let's not forget about the defending champions and how they, too, have improved. Kerr missed 43 games last season, because of the surgery, only to return and coach the team through the remainder of the regular season and through the NBA Finals , in which the Warriors collapsed after taking a 3-1 lead against the Cavaliers .

Author: 0 Vettel victory not orchestrated by Ferrari - Wolff

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his auto during the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco , Sunday, May 28, 2017. "I will definitely look into it". This will now be the focus of his attention when returning to the UK. "So yes, we are the underdog and we need to catch up".

Author: 0 LeBron James calls his pursuit of Michael Jordan a 'personal goal'

When his 3-pointer splashed with a half-second left in the quarter, the Cavs led 87-80. "I'll take LeBron James , absolutely", Laimbeer said this month on "The Rematch" podcast. Boston also baited James into foul trouble . Over the last 6 minutes, 46 seconds of the second quarter, Irving put in 12 points to help the Cavs play the Celtics even with James on the bench.

Sport Ainslie insists he'll come out fighting after another America's Cup defeat
Author: 0 Ainslie insists he'll come out fighting after another America's Cup defeat

We just didn't get it right and made too many mistakes but we'll learn from it and move on. "We need a good result , we owe that to ourselves and to Torbjorn", Percy said. With days to go, Emirates Team New Zealand is now back on the water after a collision with Land Rover... Emirates Team New Zealand beat Japan by 33 seconds and Britain by 1:28.

Author: 0 Scott Dixon's Car Obliterated in Scary Indy 500 Crash

Both drivers were cleared and released from the medical center, though they weren't the only ones checked by the medical staff. "I'm just so bummed for the team", Dixon said. "We had a great shot [of victory]". There are risky jobs, and then there is being a professional driver in competitions such as Indy 500. Dixon is a four-time champion of the Verizon IndyCar Series and the New Zealander won the Indy 500 in 2008.

Author: 0 LeBron James Says Thinking About Playing Warriors in Final Is 'Too Stressful'

Just don't try to tell them that. The Eastern Conference Finals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics hasn't been too exciting. Right now we are going to enjoy this and we will think about the Warriors tomorrow". "We've been in that position before", Love said. Lue knows the Cavs are facing a hard task, one made tougher with the addition of the versatile Durant, who can score down low, from the perimeter and free-throw line.

Author: 0 Love explains why the Cavaliers aren't underdogs in the NBA Finals

It's tough for me to say that is the case. I've witnessed his work with Boys & Girls clubs, building basketball courts in less fortunate areas like where we grew up in like Brooklyn here, reaching back and giving out opportunities - he's a dedicated family man who married his childhood sweetheart, Savannah, has three lovely children, the son who honors and worships his mother Gloria, the friend who put his "posse" in position, I know.

Sport Isco tells Madrid fans: I'm staying!
Author: 0 Isco tells Madrid fans: I'm staying!

Last year's champions Barcelona finished second on 90 points after coming from two goals down to beat Eibar 4-2 at home. That goal ensured Real scored in every league game this season. In Barcelona , Enrique was given a warm send-off at the Camp Nou as he was greeted with a giant banner reading: "One of us forever". Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid lift their 33rd La Liga title on Sunday as he scored his 40th goal of the season within two minutes against Malaga to put Real ...