He's a guy who said he wanted us, and he has us starting next Thursday, and you know he's a guy who brings it every single night. Cleveland's 75 first half points were the most in an National Basketball Association playoff game half since 2003 and gave them an 18-point cushion.
In the nets: Nashville's Pekka Rinne is one of the league's longest-tenured goalies and gets his first chance at a final. Yet for all the resiliency the Penguins have shown during their injury-marred title defense , they are taking nothing for granted heading into Game 1 on Monday night.
But Price wasn't expected to be in tip-top form, and he did a decent job overall. "We are taking steps in the right direction", Jones said. "I felt good. But he also wasn't as efficient as the Red Sox will need him to be. Both Pawtucket starter Haviland and Durham starter Yonny Chirinos delivered strong pitching performances.
Cleveland , however, is probably the team best suited to beat them. Our goals were set at the beginning of the season, and that's to win a championship. Barea, who took turns frustrating James into subpar performances during the series . "I mean, it's up there". "It's going to be very challenging", James said.
The 26-year-old's current deal expires in 2020 and has in recent months been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge. 'I spent a very good season here. The Belgium global was one of the key players in the Blues' latest Premier League success , netting 16 times and setting up five more for his teammates.
Hill (2-2) recovered from a bout of wildness in his last start to pitch five innings, giving up one run and two hits. It lived up to their pregame ranking as the league's best in ERA, strikeouts and strikeout-to-walk ratio. "I'm just trying to be consistent", Bellinger said. "It's pretty insane, but I just try to keep going day-by-day in the cage". In addition to the two solo home runs , Corey Seager had a two-out RBI single and Yasiel Puig a sacrifice fly to produce runs against Leake.
His eyes were wide as he flung his helmet - it wasn't close to Strickland, it might've slipped - and they started swinging away. Both players were ejected from the game, but getting the 6-foot-4, 100kg Strickland off the field proved easier said than done, as the Giants pitcher resisted attempts from his teammates to drag him to the dugout.
He was arrested after failing a field sobriety test. Carroll posted bail Monday afternoon after being booked in the Dallas County Jail. Departing Philadelphia this offseason, Carroll signed a three-year contract worth $10 million with Dallas.
General manager John Coppolella and the Atlanta Braves front office wasted little time in finding an MLB-quality replacement for injured superstar Freddie Freeman . He is a defense-first first baseman with decent contact ability. He is slashing.307/.340/.466 in 22 games with Gwinnett so far this season. "I'm not trying to come in here and be Freddie", Adams said.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that there is no chance Harry Kane would be allowed to leave the club after the "special" striker displayed a fantastic performance during their Premier League clash against Leicester city .
He described the criticism he had faced as a "disgrace" in a BBC interview broadcast prior to the final and returned to the theme after lifting the trophy. Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that the sending off of Victor Moses was decisive in the came. Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea late in the second half, after Chelsea had lost Victor Moses to a second yellow card for diving, but Wenger's men had the flawless response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner ...
Golden State's Steve Kerr expects to decide soon whether he will coach in the NBA Finals , saying Monday he's not yet ready but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1 . I would say I've gotten a little better. "I'm not well enough to coach game, and I know that [because] I coached all 82 games and I did OK", Kerr explained.
Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs) has been asked so often that he answers before the question is even finished being asked. Crawford retained the WBC-WBO super lightweight belts with the win. He hasn't said he would take Crawford-Indongo to pay-per-view, too, but HBO Sports executive vice president Peter Nelson might not be willing to televise Crawford's next fight so soon.
Hayes opened the scoring in the ninth minute on Saturday, before Celtic replied two minutes later via Stuart Armstrong , and the Hoops' Tom Rogic grabbed the victor two minutes into stoppage time. The Hoops have gone the entire domestic season unbeaten in three competitions, the first side in Scotland to ever achieve the feat. And the players have dealt brilliantly with pressure.
But two-time champions Mumbai would be no pushovers as skipper Rohit Sharma insisted that the team would take their confidence forward from the win against the Kolkata Knight Riders in the second qualifier. On if he's seen better death bowling than in the final: Not really. Congratulations to Mumbai Indians with their thrilling IPL 2017 win! Jaydev Unadkat (2/19) and Adam Zampa (2/32) picked up wickets, but the star of the Pune bowlers was Washington Sundar (0/13 off 4) who bowled ...
In his apology message, Frei went on to point out that his father flew recon missions over Japan during World War II in a plane with no mounted guns. "The tweet doesn't represent what we believe nor what we stand for", Tully and Colacioppo said.
He slid into second base on a steal, ultimately jamming his thumb. Trout had been on a tear in May, with nine of his 16 home runs. His absence is a major blow to the Angels' playoff hopes, as they now sit just two games out of the second Wild Card spot in the American League despite a 26-27 start.
But when the Coyotes sent Strome back to the Otters after seven National Hockey League games in November, he gave Erie an immediate lift, scoring at a two-points-per-game pace during the regular season while leading the Otters to the franchise's second OHL championship.
With their Game 5 win over Boston , Cleveland will now face the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. The first game of the best-of-seven finals is slated for Thursday, June 1, United States time , which means Australian fans can catch it on Friday, June 2.
It is being sent to a "more appropriate" location, according to the sheriff's office. Deputy Lori Clark was first to respond as well as the FWC, who called a trapper to the scene.
James stayed with Cleveland until 2010, where he made a decision to "take his talents to South Beach" by going to the Miami Heat. Those guys are going to challenge me. "You adapt to the style and that's the same thing that happened to me when I went to Miami". While many have complained about this level of predictability, one writers has pointed out that the NBA Finals are finally exciting again ( http://www.sfchronicle.com/warriors/article/NBA-playoffs-predictable-but .).
You're not allowed to forget this story. The Cleveland Cavaliers were supposed to get there, and they did. The win sets up a third consecutive match-up with Western Conference champion Golden State, the team it beat in the finals last season to claim the franchise's first championship.
Apart from Real Madrid , only Inter Milan, Marseille and Porto have a 100% record winning. FILE - In this May 3, 2017 file photo, Juventus' Gonzalo Higuain scores a goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Monaco and Juventus at the Louis II stadium in Monaco.
Italy's Francesca Schiavone gestures after missing a shot against Spain's Garbine Muguruza during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. "Not remembering how I played previous year". Nadal lost this year's Australian Open final in a five-set epic to Roger Federer, but the 30-year-old has marked himself out as the favourite on his preferred surface.
In 42 years of trying England have never won a major global one-day worldwide trophy but hopes are high they can finally put an end to that damning statistic as the host nation of next month's Champions Trophy. Stokes completed his hundred with a scampered two, only to hole out at long-off soon afterwards, giving Maharaj a wicket in his final over. Jos Buttler edged a drive and was very-well caught by Faf du Plessis at second slip; then Adil Rashid went in near action replay next ball ...
LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and another trip to the NBA Finals to meet the Golden State Warriors .
In this climate, Court must not only be cast out of society for expressing her views, all reminders of her accomplishments must be erased. Her personal views are her own, and do not align with Tennis Australia's values of equality, inclusion and diversity'.
Funk was even over the final nine holes at Greystone and is seeking his first PGA Tour Champions individual title since 2012. But a birdie for Horschel tied things up and the two went to extra time. "That was my best chance of making a 2 and getting into the playoff". Hahn nearly holed out from the fairway on his way to a closing birdie to join midway leader Jason Kokrak on 10 under in joint-third, with Byeong Hun An part of a four-way tie for fifth.
Thomas, who was involved heavily in Boston's free-agent recruiting process last summer, including traveling with the team to make a pitch to Kevin Durant in the Hamptons, said he hasn't talked potential targets yet with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.
As Noren sat back in the clubhouse, the heavens opened and the chasing pack fell away one by one - none more so than Shane Lowry who fired his tee shot out of bounds at 15, and Branden Grace who made a double bogey at the par-5 12th when finding water off the tee.
As the game wore on, however, Iowa managed to keep Minnesota at bay every single time it got even a small bit of momentum. Both teams made highlight-reel defensive plays as the game dragged on into the night, including Iowa left fielder Chris Whelan's diving catch in foul territory - this from a guy who was hit in the face by a pitch earlier in the game yet stayed in.
But Pedroia returned to Boston to undergo an MRI exam and other testing Tuesday morning. Abreu took the ball to the bag himself but had to slide in to beat Pedroia. Sprained left wrist for Pedroia. He finished 2014 with a.712 OPS, the lowest of his career. Josh Rutledge filled in on Monday and would be in line for more at-bats if Pedroia is sidelined for an extended period.
Vettel went on to claim his 45th win in F1 and third of the season, with Raikkonen following home in second, but the doubt in the legitimacy of the tactics came in the timing of Raikkonen's pit stop. "We spoke about the race before [the start]", Vettel said. It used to be a case of guessing the winning margin for Mercedes in the constructors' championship, and a toss-up between which of its two drivers would win the Formula One title.
The way Miguel Gonzalez was pitching in his last five starts, a no-hitter seemed unlikely. "It was getting quiet", Gonzalez said. Entering Sunday's game, Gonzalez was a nasty 0-5 with a 6.99 ERA in his previous five starts. RED SOX 6, MARINERS 0: At Boston, Brian Johnson pitched a five-hitter in his first big league appearance at Fenway Park, and Boston stretched their winning streak to a season-high six games.
Philadelphia is picking in the top three for the fourth straight season, though they actually moved up in this year's draft. Rarely does one lottery decide so much about the future of a franchise. Slipping past four would have cost L.A. its pick to Philadelphia, a vestige of the abysmal Steve Nash sign-and-trade. On top of that, because the Lakers landed in the top three and kept their pick, Orlando will miss out on getting the Lakers first-round pick in 2019.