Sport LeBron James reaches uncharted territory in Game 1 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 LeBron James reaches uncharted territory in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Cleveland forward LeBron James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds, eight assists and two blocks. There will be social media reminders that they led 2-0 past year after consecutive blowout wins before becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to forfeit a 3-1 lead in the Finals.

Sport Nadal overwhelms Basilashvili in third round
Author: 0 Nadal overwhelms Basilashvili in third round

Dominic Thiem , the sixth seed and a popular pick by experts, will take on his first seeded opponent in Steve Johnson, the No. 25-seeded American. I have played a lot in the last weeks. "It was a solid match , solid performance", said Thiem afterwards. Although Schwartzman is energetic and inventive, it's tough to see how he can tame Djokovic, with the 12-time Grand Slam victor looking as if he's playing himself back towards an imperious standard at Roland Garros.

Sport Wenger to stay at Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger to stay at Arsenal

The West Londoners still had a FA Cup final to be played , and considering their recent standards , perhaps a FA Cup final to be won. "I don't know. I feel this club has special values and we have shown that. "They scored and it made it very hard because we were exhausted, the pitch is big and they have good passers of the ball".

Author: 0 Patrick Stewart always knew Huddersfield Town would make it

David Wagner will be on the phone to Jurgen Klopp once the enormity of Huddersfield's rise to the Premier League sinks in. The 26-year-old has been integral to their promotion, having been directly involved in 13 goals for Huddersfield this season and has won a host of awards for his impressive first season at the John Smith's Stadium.

Sport Ezekiel Elliott phone records turned over to NFL
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott phone records turned over to NFL

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported that that NFL Players Association recently turned over phone records and other documents that league investigators in connection with Elliott's case that has hounded him since his rookie season past year.

Sport Mladenovic rallies, edges Rogers at French Open; Raonic, Muguruza win
Author: 0 Mladenovic rallies, edges Rogers at French Open; Raonic, Muguruza win

Trouble brewed when facing break points with a healthy lead, though, with the umpire handing him a warning - something that bemused the Serb. Nikoloz Basilashvili gift-wrapped Rafael Nadal his easiest ever Grand Slam victory on Friday and admitted his ability to win just one game was "quite embarrassing and quite disappointing".

Author: 0 Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final

The Wales forward has not played since coming off in the first half of El Clasico on April 23, and he admitted he may have rushed his return following an operation in November. That's why I feel much stronger than people who say they are never scared. When is the 2016-17 Champions League final? . Juventus have conceded only three goals in the Champions League this season, with the goal conceded in their 2-1 win over Monaco in the semi-final second leg ending a run of not conceding ...

Author: 0 Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) talks with interim head coach Mike Brown during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 1, 20. "This is where every player wants to be, at the highest level of basketball", Durant said. The teams are back at the Oracle Arena again on Sunday for the second match in the best-of-seven match series , before the action heads to OH for two games.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

And while the Cavs rallied from 3-1 down to win last year's crown in the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, it's not a hole they want to get into again, especially with the Warriors on a 13-0 run to match the NBA's record playoff long win streak.

Sport Golden Knights close to agreement for van Riemsdyk, Kruger
Author: 0 Golden Knights close to agreement for van Riemsdyk, Kruger

As turbulent as this postseason and the Stanley Cup Final might be, we might just look at this rush of great hockey as the calm before the storm."We are excited to add the ECHL's Quad City Mallards as an affiliate", said Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee.

Sport Rockies use pair of homers to outlast Mariners 6-3
Author: 0 Rockies use pair of homers to outlast Mariners 6-3

But these were the results: three hits, six strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings in the Mariners' 5-0 win Wednesday against the Rockies. It all made for a bad day on a attractive Pacific Northwest afternoon. James Paxton return from the disabled list to start tonight as the M's open up a two-game series versus Colorado at home. The ball landed in the Rockies' bullpen in left field.

Sport Addio Juventus Stadium, lo stadio bianconero si chiamerà Allianz Stadium!
Author: 0 Addio Juventus Stadium, lo stadio bianconero si chiamerà Allianz Stadium!

Secondo Calcio e Finanza , l'accordo con la Allianz per dare il nome allo Juventus Stadium frutterà alla Lagardere 3 milioni all'anno per cinque anni, per un totale di 15 milioni. Lo Juventus Museum, 31 bar, due aree giochi per bambini, 10 Juventus store e 4000 posti auto completano i servizi a disposizione del pubblico.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr could return to the bench during the NBA Finals

In preparation for the series , Sportsmail spoke with two men who know all about the NBA's biggest stage - Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy. The 1988-89 and 2000-01 Los Angeles Lakers each entered the NBA Finals undefeated, with 11-0 records.

Author: 0 George North excited by potential of Lions squad to tour New Zealand

Jones, who led England to an 18-game unbeaten run to match the All Blacks' tier-one world record, had suggested that Gatland's approach could play into the hands of Steve Hansen's men. So I ask myself: is Gatland the weakest link on the tour? Instead they have Wales " Warren Gatland , pictured, whose very name has been hijacked by a style of bash-it-up rugby that is a decade out of date and famous for an nearly total lack of success against the "big three', with Gatland scoring two ...

Sport Chelsea earn £150m after Premier League title winning season
Author: 0 Chelsea earn £150m after Premier League title winning season

The league shares money from its central commercial deals and overseas broadcast rights on an equal basis, which means all 20 clubs got almost £5 million each for the former and £39 million for the latter. Sky and BT Sport are paying £5.136 billion between them to show Premier League matches live in the United Kingdom across three seasons from 2016 to 2019 inclusive.

Author: 0 LeBron James speaks out on racism after graffiti attack

So little time remains before the opening tip of Act III of the Warriors-Cavaliers athletic armageddon known as the NBA Finals . The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland . Golden State and Cleveland one again have reached the pinnacle of the National Basketball Association world and we get our rubber match as each team has picked up a championship in the last two seasons.

Author: 0 NBA Finals 2017 Cavs at Warriors Game 1

He is two three-pointers shy of passing Reggie Miller (320 3FGM) for 2nd place on the NBA's playoff three-pointers made list. Regular-season games across the four networks averaged 1.2 million viewers, down 6% from the 2015-16 season. They just have to play their game. They hold the home-court advantage in the best-of-seven series . As a finalist for the Defensive Player of the Year award, he will surely take much of the responsibility of guarding LeBron James .

Author: 0 Joe Root century helps England beat Bangladesh in Champions Trophy

It was Root's brilliant performance with the bat which laid the foundation for England's win against Bangladesh . Eight successive one-day victories preceded the seven-wicket loss to top-ranked South Africa on Monday in a dead game with the series in the bag but coach Trevor Bayliss remained confident about his team's chances.

Author: 0 Gambhir guides KKR to win against Sunrisers

Karn Sharma said: "The wicket was slow, and good for us that we bowled well regularly". Both the side will be looking to win their third IPL title. Mumbai made one change to the XI that lost the first Qualifier to Rising Pune Supergiant on Tuesday, with Mitchell Johnson replacing fellow left-arm quick Mitchell McClenaghan, who is out injured.

Sport LeBron James' L.A. Home Vandalized With Racist Graffiti
Author: 0 LeBron James' L.A. Home Vandalized With Racist Graffiti

Property management removed the graffiti before officers arrived and investigators are reviewing security footage, police said. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has had to deal with a far more disturbing confrontation than anything the Golden State Warriors will serve up in game one of their National Basketball Association playoffs on Friday morning (AEST).

Sport Dana White: Cris Cyborg is definitely fighting at UFC 214 in Anaheim
Author: 0 Dana White: Cris Cyborg is definitely fighting at UFC 214 in Anaheim

Recently Dana White was a guest on the "UFC Unfiltered" podcast , and according to a follow up report from Bloody Elbow , the UFC President reported " Cyborg " will "definitely" be fighting on that date. Cris Cyborg holds a 17-1-1 professional MMA record. The 27-year-old stopped Canadian Charmaine Tweet in the second round to earn her fourth straight knockout win inside the Invicta cage.

Author: 0 Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Sogard originally was called out on interference, but then was ruled safe after the umpires huddled and confirmed - correctly - that by rule interference had not occured since the contact was accidental. Flores homered in the eighth on reliever Jacob Barnes' first pitch. Hernan Perez had three hits and an RBI for the Brewers, who also received two hits and an RBI from Nick Franklin.

Sport Roberto Mancini named manager of Russian football club Zenit
Author: 0 Roberto Mancini named manager of Russian football club Zenit

Mancini hailed his Zenit post, the Italians first job since leaving Inter Milan in August, as “a new adventure, ” in comments on Twitter on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Zenit finished third in the Russian league, outside the Champions League qualifying places, under Lucescu. The former Manchester City manager, who won the Premier League title in 2012, has been out of work since being sacked by Inter Milan ten months ago.

Sport Glen Davis Claps Back at Austin Rivers Over Comments on 'Undisputed'
Author: 0 Glen Davis Claps Back at Austin Rivers Over Comments on 'Undisputed'

Davis signed with the Clippers in February of 2014 and had words with Doc Rivers on at least one occasion. "It makes no sense to what he's doing", Rivers said . You didn't give a [expletive]. As for Austin's criticism that Davis never learned the Clippers' plays, that's something we can't verify as fans-only Davis himself and others from the team can weigh in on that.

Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators, take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

I don't think we expected to get one that quickly like Jake did, but we used that as momentum and kept pressing and obviously got those two other goals right after that. "It's insane", said Guentzel, who had tied it at 1-1 at 16:36 of the first period. "For me, I treat this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity". He's only two points (19) from matching the rookie mark for points in a single playoff, now with 19 points in 21 games.

Sport Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators
Author: 0 Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Although the veteran has taken advantage of the opportunity, after a poor performance Monday, there's still a question of who should start Game 4. He opted to go back to Fleury and was rewarded with a 2-0 shutout victory. Also out Friday night for the Penguins will be defenseman Justin Schultz (upper-body injury) and forwards Bryan Rust (upper body), Patric Hornqvist (upper body) and Tom Kuhnhackl (lower body).

Sport Dall'Inghilterra: Ranocchia in orbita Newcastle
Author: 0 Dall'Inghilterra: Ranocchia in orbita Newcastle

Dopo un buonissimo inizio Ranocchia ha chiuso la sua esperienza all'Hull City nel peggiore dei modi retrocedendo in Championship dopo una serie di prestazioni tutt'altro che esaltanti. Le prestazioni del difensore non sono passate inosservate: il Newcastle si inserisce alla lista delle interessate, in cui si attesta la presenza di Southampton, Watford e Swansea .

Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators 4-1, take 2-0 lead

You could argue that without Guentzel's scoring, both in terms of quantity and quality, the Penguins are not where the are today. Scott Wilson and Evgeni Malkin also scored for Pittsburgh , which won for the ninth time in these playoffs when being outshot.

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Author: 0 Raiola: "Ibrahimovic resta al Manchester? Vuole un top club in Premier"

Potrebbe esserlo anche per altri club di Premier, ma mi sembra giusto prima parlare con il Manchester United , del resto le offerte non mancano e alcune proposte ci piacciono parecchio. Mino Raiola , nel corso dell'intervista al Corriere dello Sport , ha parlato anche della cessione di Zlatan Ibrahimovic al Psg: costo 67 milioni, Thiago Silva compreso.

Author: 0 Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in NBA Finals

Everyone obsesses over the stars, and odds are guys such as LeBron James , Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Kyrie Irving and Klay Thompson are going to play somewhat close to their skill level. "If I don't play up to my standards, that's when I get upset". So, lay back and enjoy, the biggest rivalry in the last 20 years, because we think that this will be an epic drama, once again.

Sport Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final: Penguins in charge of series with Game 2 win

Rookie Jake Guentzel scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins exploded for three goals in the third period Wednesday in a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators in the NHL Stanley Cup finals . He has allowed eight goals against on 36 shots - a.777 save percentage in the series. That was not the end of the Penguins' quick start in the period, however.

Author: 0 Coach Steve Kerr possible to return in NBA Finals, sources say

Draymond's Rage: Draymond Green generally loves to scrap in the paint with bigger players, and he'll see plenty in this series , from Kevin Love to Tristan Thompson and James . The best news of all is that all the major players are healthy for this series . Add in the Warriors' home-court advantage and the feeling gets stronger.

Sport Gatland stresses team harmony in Lions selections
Author: 0 Gatland stresses team harmony in Lions selections

I know everyone has written us off and that's a nice position to be in". You become familiar with it. The only thing we're disappointed in on the domestic side is the preparation time, we're trying to fit six weeks' preparation into a couple of weeks with only part of our squad.