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Author: 0 Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs

The Cavs were able to do that with Indiana's Paul George, Toronto's DeMar DeRozan and Boston's Isaiah Thomas, who aggravated a hip injury in Game 2 and missed the remainder of the series. POINT GUARD: Stephen Curry vs. Pressure intensifies in the postseason, when possessions, turnovers and rebounds are magnified. "Going high, going low".

Sport Major on Poulter's mind ahead of BMW PGA
Author: 0 Major on Poulter's mind ahead of BMW PGA

Els, who is based in the United States but has a house on the Wentworth estate, received stinging criticism from some of his fellow players after masterminding extensive changes to the BMW PGA Championship venue in 2009. "I'd think you have to be 15-under par this year to have a chance". "From a mind-set perspective, I'm in a really good frame of mind". "I was really looking forward to playing, having been so involved in the changes to the course".

Sport Japan's Kashima Antlers fire coach who riled Ronaldo
Author: 0 Japan's Kashima Antlers fire coach who riled Ronaldo

Luiz Felipe Scolari's side lost 2-1 after Kashima scored in the dying seconds to win in front of their own fans. In Tuesday's remaining last-16 tie, Al Hilal progressed 4-2 on aggregate against Esteghlal after winning both legs 2-1, Salem Al Dawsari smashing home the victor from a tight angle to settle the match with eight minutes to go.

Sport Wenger signs 2-year contract to remain as Arsenal manager
Author: 0 Wenger signs 2-year contract to remain as Arsenal manager

Arsenal revealed Wenger had conducted a full review of the club's activities on and off the field along with chief executive Ivan Gazidis . The Frenchman has been at the helm for nearly 21 years and, despite a section of supporters calling for him to depart this summer when his contract expires, he is now expected to further that stay after holding talks with Arsenal's board on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

With a 1-1 NBA Finals series between the two, these last seven games will decide which team has the upper-hand as the NBA's best organization. James has been even better, putting up 32.5 points on almost 57 per cent shooting, and adding 8.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game .

Sport Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card
Author: 0 Conte defends Victor Moses over FA Cup red card

Arsene Wenger guided Arsenal to a record 13th FA Cup success with a deserved victory over 10-man Chelsea on Saturday, before declaring his future will "be very clear" following a board meeting tomorrow. Now we can all go back to arguing about politics and finger spinners. However, it's definitely not going to go down well with some Arsenal fans who will undoubtedly interpret this as an unnecessary sideswipe at them.

Author: 0 Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League

It was a pretty turgid match, but Town managed to squeeze through a nail-biting penalty shootout and will now be playing the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea next season. The victor of the Championship Playoff Final at Wembley Stadium earns the right to play in the Premier League next season and the bounty of riches that go along with it.

Author: 0 Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 following cycling accident

His death was announced by the Cesena hospital on Monday afternoon, with doctors explaining that Hayden had suffered "a serious polytrauma" following the accident. Hayden held 13th place in the current season's standings following last Sunday's race at Imola. Hayden's death highlights the dangers of cycling on the roads of a region favored by athletes for its hills and scenery.

Author: 0 I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams

Kroenke gave his backing to Wenger and the new contract was rubber-stamped at the board meeting. Arsene Wenger was still winning FA Cups and until this season he had always got in the top four, but now that's changed. "Of course every player wants to play more, it is in the genes of a Victor and I am one of them". "I thought I was playing very, very well in the last few months", he said .

Sport Kerber out to find elusive love for French Open clay
Author: 0 Kerber out to find elusive love for French Open clay

It was a tough first round", Kerber said after the loss. "I had a few chances in the first set and also in the second set, and I didn't make it". Winning matches, I think this is also important. Kerber won the Australian Open and U.S. Open, and was the Wimbledon runner-up, in 2016, surging to the heights of tennis. "This year, I mean, the expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the Grand Slams".

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India crush Bangladesh by 240 runs in warm-up game

Probably one of the most successful teams in the world if you see in the last two years. Eight teams are going to battle against each-other to emerge as the victor of the tournament. India had defeated New Zealand by 45 run in their first warm-up game ahead of the prestigious tournament where they will look to defend the title.

Sport Arsenal agree fee for Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru
Author: 0 Arsenal agree fee for Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru

But Sky Sports reported that personal terms were yet to be agreed on. Onyekuru is now away on global duty with Nigeria as they prepare to face Corsica and Togo, however, it is expected that talks between Arsenal and the player's agent will take place imminently.

Sport No Melbourne boycott, says Stosur, after Court comments
Author: 0 No Melbourne boycott, says Stosur, after Court comments

The two players, who are themselves gay and have 30 Grand Slam titles between them, waded into the row after Court, now a Christian pastor, followed up previous comments on gay marriage with offensive comments about gay and transgender people.

Sport Italia, Maldini nuovo Team Manager: attesa risposta ufficiale
Author: 0 Italia, Maldini nuovo Team Manager: attesa risposta ufficiale

Di sicuro c'è solo che il ruolo di Oriali sarà ricoperto da un grande del nostro calcio: si fanno i nomi anche di Paolo Rossi e Giuseppe Bergomi . La FIGC pensa a Paolo Maldini quale successore di Oriali , pronto a tornare all'Inter: l'ex capitano del Milan diventerebbe team manager dell'Italia .

Sport West Virginia earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 1996
Author: 0 West Virginia earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 1996

Florida State , which won its seventh ACC Championship on Sunday with a 7-3 win over No. 2 ranked North Carolina , has won 18 of its last 23 games since April 16. All of the Lubbock Regional will air on WatchESPN .com and the ESPN app, while Tech games can also be heard on the Texas Tech Sports Network on 97.3 FM and the TuneIn app.

Sport India players not happy with Kumble's coaching style
Author: 0 India players not happy with Kumble's coaching style

The official said that the reason Kumble has been successful was because "the team has been successful" playing cricket mostly at home. He then added: "The way the cricket set-up works in India is the coach is not the king. That is something the board has recognised. The situation is increasingly looking murky for Kumble and his coaching future with the Indian team. Gavaskar hopes that the Cricket Advisory Committee ( Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman ) would be able to ...

Sport LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl
Author: 0 LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl

Harper was dumbfounded to say the least and he wasn't expecting it. "Well, couldn't get him out, so the only way he could do it". Our guy just responded to getting hit. Nationals starter Tanner Roark hit Christian Arroyo in the bottom of the seventh inning. As for Strickland, he told ESPN reporters that the wild throw was not on goal despite Giants manager Bruce Bochy admitting that the throw "looked bad".

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: "It's not about popularity, it's"

Share with us your thoughts on Twitter and via Facebook . I'm with Arsene Wenger . If he leaves now, there's the danger of Arsenal being flung into a web of uncertainty. Alexis Sanchez's performance in the FA Cup final illustrated how crucial he is to the Gunners. It will come again soon, but not just yet. It is believed that the decision was left to be made by Wenger and Kroenke alone, while chief executive Ivan Gazidis has conducted a full review of all Arsenal's activities, both ...

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Granollers wonder shot gets a high-five from Djokovic

Victory for the 12-time major victor was the flawless way to mark his 50th successive Grand Slam appearance but the world No 2 will need to improve if he is to defend his Roland Garros title. 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.

Author: 0 Rabada soars to the top

We probably didn't read the conditions as well as we could have done but credit to them on a wicket which had a little bit in. "I think we can expect to see more of what we have been seeing over the a year ago from South Africa in this tournament - a courageous brand of cricket", he added.

Sport Don't expect an Ovechkin trade…. yet
Author: 0 Don't expect an Ovechkin trade…. yet

The Capitals aren't panicking after another early playoff exit, but he said players and coaches will have to be more accountable. "I think for him moving forward it's, he's getting in the low 30s, I think he's going to have to think of ways he can evolve into a player that still has a major impact on the game", said MacLellan.

Sport Angels star Mike Trout jams left hand, leaves game at Miami
Author: 0 Angels star Mike Trout jams left hand, leaves game at Miami

Miami Marlins relief pitcher Jose Urena delivers during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels , Sunday , May 28, 2017, in Miami. They're 6-22 in that span. Marquez is 3-0 with a 0.95 ERA over his last three starts. One of his most impressive homers was a drive high off the batter's eye, well beyond the 407 marker in center.

Author: 0 Wenger in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms

That was a sentiment not lost on the Daily Mail's Oliver Holt who, from Wembley , sent out this rather tongue in cheek Tweet... While those games are friendlies they will have a different flavour to the exhibition match the Sky Blues played against Liverpool last week: whoever is in charge - Wenger or his successor - will want to be fine tuning his squad and embedding new players with the new EPL season kick off just weeks away.

Sport Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open
Author: 0 Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

A recent ankle injury didn't appear to be troubling the No. 3 seed as Halep raced to a 6-2, 6-3 victory in just 67 minutes. "That's how it's going to get away", he said. Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka was a straight sets victor over Jozef Kovalik of Slovakia winning 6-2, 7-6 (6), 6-3 with few issues. "He is the type of guy that cares about my well-being first, rather than just tennis results, and he knows that I need my space at times and he knows how to deal with me and at the moment I ...

Author: 0 Arsenal confirm new contract for Arsene Wenger

Wenger's future has been up in the air for much of the season as both he and the club refused to publicly announce their intentions. You cannot be in this job. Everything we do is created to make that happen and we will be working hard on and off the pitch this summer to improve and make a strong challenge next season.

Sport Bale 'not 100 percent' for Cardiff final
Author: 0 Bale 'not 100 percent' for Cardiff final

Carvajal is certain to come straight into the starting XI in place of Danilo at right-back, but Bale's position is far less clear cut with his replacement Isco delivering a series of superb performances over the last few weeks. "I'm glad to see he's recovered", he said. "We're very happy to have reached the final, we're aware of how difficult it is but we've worked hard and we deserved it".

Sport Andy Murray overcomes wobble to beat Andrey Kuznetsov
Author: 0 Andy Murray overcomes wobble to beat Andrey Kuznetsov

His 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 win against world no. 73 Andrey Kuznetsov took 2 hours and 32 minutes and was not without its mishaps. Klizan has made the third round of the French Open once in his career. Konta raced through the first set but then got bogged down in a battle and became thoroughly frustrated as Taiwan's Hsieh ground out a 1-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 victory.

Author: 0 Celtics find motivation in East finals loss to Cavaliers

Kevin Love has looked more comfortable in wine and gold than ever before this series and Boston has had no answer for him. James had come into the contest needing 28 points to pass Jordan - victor of six titles with the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s - for first on the post-season scoring list.

Sport Latest ESPN layoff: Long-time National Football League insider let go
Author: 0 Latest ESPN layoff: Long-time National Football League insider let go

In addition to his contributions as a reporter, Clayton also starred in one of ESPN's most popular "This Is "SportsCenter" commercials . That name is John Clayton , longtime ESPN NFL insider. Among the biggest names were Ed Werder, Andrew Brandt, Ashley Fox, Marc Stein, Chad Ford, Sarah Walsh, Britt McHenry, Brett McMurphy, Jayson Stark, Trent Dilfer, Doug Glanville, Jaymee Sire, Chris Hassel and Jay Crawford.

Author: 0 Manchester United won Europa League

Mourinho stated on Wednesday that he hopes the 31-year-old will stay, but Rooney - who started just 15 Premier League games this season - might decide to leave in search of more playing time. "There are lots of offers on the table, both in England, overseas and, really, that's what I have to decide on", Rooney said. Juan Mata and Chris Smalling emphasised how Manchester United were extra motivated to win the Europa League following Monday's atrocities at Manchester Arena.

Sport Gareth Bale not 100pc fit for final
Author: 0 Gareth Bale not 100pc fit for final

But Gale is not even guaranteed a place on the bench. "If I'm called upon to start, I will start obviously". But he is in danger of losing his starting berth to Bale following the Welshman's return from injury. He has, since, made a recovery to make himself available for this week's UEFA Champions League final against Juventus in Cardiff . Defeat "always leaves a trace", added Chiellini.

Author: 0 Warburton desperate to play in Lions opener

Although the Wales flanker again suffered from a knee problem in the lead-up to this year's tour, he declared himself fully fit last week and is determined to lead Warren Gatland's side in Saturday's opening match against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians.

Sport Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77
Author: 0 Roger Ailes, Former Fox News CEO, Dies At 77

His manner of death was ruled accidental. Ailes fell in his bathroom, hit his head and was bleeding profusely. Bill Shine, co-president of Fox News Channel , who had been at the channel since its inception, also left earlier this month.

Author: 0 Langer leads halfway through Senior PGA on Trump course

He led after three rounds in hard conditions at Oak Hill in 2008, but shot a final-round 76 to lose by one stroke to Jay Haas. Langer shot a 4-under 68 to finish at 18-under 270. He parted ways with his caddie after The Players. "I'm not sure many people have done that". While winning senior majors don't count toward a golfer's overall record, holding the mark for winning the most PGA Tour Champions major titles is still an accomplishment.