Before his rough performance Sunday, James, 32, was having arguably the best postseason of his illustrious National Basketball Association career. With James on the floor, the Cavs have outscored opponents by 18 points per 100 possessions and been outscored by 11 points per 100 possessions when he sits.
The Blues delivered a record 30 top-flight victories in a 38-game season - and look well set for another win at Wembley next weekend as they target the Double. It may have been something of a surreal moment when captain John Terry was substituted in the 26th minute against Sunderland, leaving the pitch to a guard of honour from his team-mates and standing ovation from supporters.
Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scoring the goals in Stockholm - means United have qualified for next season's Champions League . "Ed Woodward has my analysis, has what I want, what I would like, for months". We went behind to a deflected shot and then it was very hard against such a side. "Honestly, I've said before, I don't know", the United skipper said when asked if he would still be at the club next term.
James wept on the Warriors home court in Oakland, where he was named unanimous NBA Finals MVP. "I went when I was 23 years old, and it felt like the Western Conference Finals was nearly like the championship". All great quarterbacks, you know-and it should be the same for us. Can LeBron and the Cavs do it again? But for the third year in a row, the Cavs enter the NBA Finals as the underdog.
The Senators' resiliency pushed them through Round 2, as they came back to win Games 1, 2 and 5. That's what ultimately matters. The Oilers finished 29th among 30 teams in the league last year and came within one victory - one goal, really - of beating the Pacific Division champions for five straight years.
James had his eyes on the mark from the opening tip and appeared well on his way to a triple-double with 11 points, six rebounds and four assists in the first quarter. His performance sparked the blowout, clinched his spot as the greatest playoff scorer of all time and was more than enough to clinch his borderline absurd seventh straight trip to the Finals.
Chelsea won the Premier League title in dominant fashion under Conte and are looking to complete a league and cup double by beating Arsenal at Wembley . "For Chelsea it is very important to keep the right concentration", Conte said. "We won the league and we are very happy with that but we have another hard game to play and if we get the double, it will be good for us", Zouma said.
Irving scored 21 points in the third quarter (tying a Cavs record with James in 2010) on his way to 42 on the night. Boston had another nice balanced attack on offense, with Avery Bradley putting up 19 points to lead the team. The Celtics used their third different starting lineup in four games against Cleveland . Isaiah Thomas was shut down for the season after aggravating a lingering hip injury in Game 2 of the series .
Tomorrow we will think about what to do next season and the pressure will be the same, to try to win. "If I was a young player, I would probably feel more anxious, but I am an experienced player and I am living really well". I know that I can even improve, even when I don't play, so I'm not anxious, but less injuries and I'll be happy next season". But City ended up 15 points adrift of champions Chelsea , as well as eight shy of Spurs in second.
Spanish authorities are considering looking into allegations that the Portuguese worldwide owes £13million in unpaid image right taxes between 2011 and 2013. Meanwhile, Ronaldo's agents Gestifute strongly denied the claims, according to Dermot Corrigan of ESPN FC . Barcelona's Lionel Messi was convicted of tax fraud a year ago.
Swansea manager Paul Clement worked with Terry during his days at Chelsea and said: "I will have a conversation with him". "It's a celebration between me and the Chelsea fans - 22 years I have been at the football club so honestly I couldn't care less what other people say".
Pederson narrowly avoided a scary collision in the seventh inning, when he and left fielder Cody Bellinger bumped each other while chasing a ball in the left-center gap. "My neck is a little stiff". Puig, however, was able to play in Wednesday's game. Puig was seen with his hand on his ribs, while Pederson was spread out along the warning track in pain.
That's why, when asked whether he is thinking about a possible third straight title meeting with the Warriors, Lue, whose team is up 3-1 on Boston, said, "You can't. And defensively, they're a lot better. The comment was met with a lot of criticism, but I think Lue may not be totally wrong. The Celtics have to know they let one get away Tuesday night, but may well have just fallen victim to the fatigue that resulted from the dramatic - and totally unexpected - win in Game 3.
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) chats with goalie Matt Murray (30) after being pulled during the first period of game three of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey pla. "A lot of times we throw blankets over you and try not to give you more than five, six feet of space to make a play", Ryan said. "But, to be honest with you, I don't know what is said out there".
The Senators came within one win from the Cup final after failing to make the post-season previous year. Find out how to watch the game below . If the Penguins win, they'll be the first Stanley Cup champion to return to the finals since Detroit in 2009.
Arsene Wenger hopes Alexis Sanchez will continue proving his worth at Arsenal for the long term after the Chilean worldwide led the Gunners to a 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Tuesday (16 May) by scoring two goals. That point can happen in the season one side or the other. I think what is encouraging is the way the ambition of the team is back. Wenger has suggested his side's chances of securing Champions League qualification may have been damaged as a result of clubs outside ...
La sua volontà era sempre stata quella: migliorare in Serie A per tornare e far bene con il Real Madrid . Ha trovato poco spazio per mostrare le sue qualità nel suo ritorno al Real , Alvaro Morata . Il Real Madrid al centro del mercato internazionale. In prima squadra viene accostato a Fernando Morientes , leggendaria prima punta delle Merengues e della nazionale spagnola.
Dobbiamo vincere a Genova, poi sperare che la Roma inciampi contro i liguri. Credo che abbiamo fatto un'ottima stagione , si poteva fare qualcosina di più. Totti è una leggenda, anche lui era uno dei miei idoli. Con un pareggio non sarebbe male, potrebbe anche fare una tripletta per un 3-3 finale. Il prossimo anno? Immaginarlo sarà molto divertente, il gruppo è ottimo.
Some people may criticise the style in which United won this game, sitting back, defending deep, looking to hit the opposition on the counter, not playing with any great attacking panache. Some of the players have now been sharing photos of the United boys celebrating their triumph with Zlatan Ibrahimovic posting a snap of himself standing with the trophy in the dressing room on Instagram .
Come spiegato dalla redazione calcistica l'ex Juve, dopo un incontro interlocutorio con Roman Abramovich la scorsa settimana, nel quale il tecnico dei Blues ha manifestato le sue diffidenze (la famiglia è il nodo centrale), nelle prossime ore ci sarà un ulteriore faccia a faccia tra le parti.
This means a return to the Champions League for the team. It made this victory, in a largely forgettable match, one to remember. "It was hard to train yesterday, really, really hard for us". "If we could, we would obviously change the people's lives for this cup, immediately", United manager Jose Mourinho said. "We focused on the football match, which I think we played really well and the boys deserve this moment".
Trailing 77-56 with 6:39 remaining in the third quarter at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena, the Celtics engineered a most stunning comeback, the second that National Basketball Association fans have witnessed in as many Sundays in May. The NBA Playoffs are proving ground for players, times to see whether their talents match up with the ability to handle the pressure of increased physicality, a higher level of intensity and meaningful moments at every point of the game.
Hamilton undoubtedly does not like that Vettel has a world title more than him, while Vettel must acknowledge that Hamilton is generally seen as the faster driver on his day, possessing a God-given talent for speed shared only by that most prodigious of talents, Ayrton Senna .
Arsenal can still end the season with a trophy if they beat Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup Final on Saturday. "To all, all of you, all of us", Cantona said in the 52-second clip. The 2016/17 season has been Jurgen Klopp's first full campaign as Liverpool manager, with last summer's transfer window being the first chance he's really had to make his mark on the makeup of the squad.
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) goes up for a shot against Boston Celtics' Jae Crowder (99) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland. James made all five of his shots from the field. It was a very welcomed sight in Irving's case, after he rolled his left ankle in the third quarter of Cleveland's Game 4 win.
Three titles, Champions League, fans proud of us, played like a big team, very smart, against a very good team. "If we could, we would change the cup for people's lives. "It has been a really hard week in the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all the people that have suffered". A two-time European champion with Porto and Inter Milan, Mourinho once declared he did not want to win the Europa League , saying success in the competition would be a "big disappointment".
As Ian Browne of MLB.com tweets , Price will make his first start of the season on Monday against the White Sox in Chicago. Price lasted just 3.2 innings in his final tune-up start with Triple-A Pawtucket on Wednesday night. The Red Sox later added two runs in the fourth and four in the seventh to finish off the blowout. But in the next one, the lefty was dominant. He struck out eight and walked two.
Ajax ended with the Reds' victory 2:0. Pogba, who moved to Manchester aged 16 to join United's set up and returned last summer from Juventus for a world record 89 million pounds ($115.41 million) fee, added: "We know things like this are very sad all over the world.
Radrizzani told reporters on Wednesday that the club was willing to exercise the option to extend Monk's contract by 12 months and immediately begin negotiations for a new long-term deal. 'Following that meeting yesterday Garry's agent requested that the option was not exercised and his resignation was received this morning. "No regrets, we did our best".
KKR lost its first wicket - Chris Lynn - with just five runs on the scoreboard. But once Rohit Sharma and Krunal Pandya saw off the initial few overs, it was Mumbai all the way as the latter played the role of aggressor with deft fours and lusty sixes to inflict a 16th defeat on their rivals in the two sides' 21st meeting.
Even though Michael Jordan retired in 2003, the debate over whether he was better than LeBron James still dominates National Basketball Association talking points seemingly every day. James moves past him to the top of the list in his 212th career playoff game. Any hope of a remarkable home side comeback were put to bed in the third, Cleveland blitzing the Celtics 34-17 to book a third straight National Basketball Association finals showdown with the Golden State Warriors .
La tappa dolomitica è stata vinta in volata dall'americano Van Garderen che ha beffato Mikel Landa , come aveva fatto nei giorni scorsi Nibali . Ci ha provato Nairo Quintana - raggiunto poco dopo da Vincenzo Nibali - quando mancavano 53 chilometri al traguardo ma l'olandese ha risposto senza problemi e con il suo passo .
The Q went silent as trainer Steven Spiro tended to Irving. "But I will say this, Boston has played with a lot of confidence". What did we learn in Game 4? Cleveland , stunned by Boston in Game 3 after romping two blowout wins in the opening two games of the Eastern Conference series, looked to be heading for another shock as the Celtics dominated the first half .
West Indies allrounder Roston Chase called his fighting century on the final day of the series against Pakistan the "toughest" of his career, after he ran out of partners with only one more over to see out a draw in Roseau . It was a very fine journey with him in the middle, sharing a lot of partnerships, and I loved every moment of that. Misbah has played 75 Test matches so far, scoring 5222 runs and is now seventh on the list of Pakistan's highest Test run-getters.
But I don't care about football for now. After sealing the victory in the Europa League , formerly known as UEFA Cup , Manchester United have joined Ajax , Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Juventus in an elite band of teams to have won all three of UEFA's major club trophies, namely European Champion Clubs' Cup/Champions League, UEFA Cup /Europa League, and European Cup Winners' Cup.