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Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets to reach National Basketball Association finals

The MVP frontrunner promptly got skewered on social media for the perceived lack of sportsmanship. Jeff Green had 19 points and eight rebounds in Love's absence in Game 7 . We got a really good game last night in game seven between the Boston Celtics and the Cleveland Cavaliers . "Obviously, he's a big part of why we're here, but we had opportunities, especially in the first half both games".

Sports Lord's Test: Pakistan crush England by nine wickets
Author: 0 Lord's Test: Pakistan crush England by nine wickets

It consigned England to yet another defeat in the Test arena after a winless winter. "These conditions suit us as well". "We made a decision to do a precautionary X-ray at the end of the day's play. The only other team with more wins than losses against England at Lord's is Australia, who have won 15 and lost seven, according to BBC . "Putting that practice into the game is where it's really disappointing because it didn't happen".

Sports Klay Thompson's 35 points keeps the Warriors alive in Western Conference finals
Author: 0 Klay Thompson's 35 points keeps the Warriors alive in Western Conference finals

I made a mistake - at one point I was yelling to David West while play was going on, he looked over at me, ( James) Harden hit a 3. They're champs. They're going to come back fighting, and they did. "So here he is, and he'll suit up", Kerr said of McCaw. Their Eastern Conference final is also tied at three games apiece. "Losing Andre [Iguodala] changed everything, and so we've had to adapt and adjust and this is the direction we've chose to go".

Sports Boston Celtics looking to send LeBron James packing again
Author: 0 Boston Celtics looking to send LeBron James packing again

It means James' streak of seven straight Finals is on the line, and it's time to talk again about how this Game 6 against the Celtics Friday could be his last in a Cleveland uniform at The Q. It's now or never for the Cavaliers as they face an elimination game tonight at home against Boston. If Boston looks to clinch the series, they'll have to continue to get production from the core that has got them to this point.

Sports Open thread game five: Houston Rockets versus Golden State Warriors
Author: 0 Open thread game five: Houston Rockets versus Golden State Warriors

Asked if there was a chance Paul could return for a potential Game 7, D'Antoni said, "I don't know". "We're a group of champions", Green said. See how Twitter went wild over the game's gems. According to Kristen Ledlow of National Basketball Association on TNT , Paul will receive treatment all the way up to Game 6 , which is scheduled for a 9:00 p.m.

Sports Eruption Questions: What's the current situation of magma at Kilauea right now?
Author: 0 Eruption Questions: What's the current situation of magma at Kilauea right now?

Geological Survey ( USGS ) vulcanologist Wendy Stovall told reporters. Kilauea is located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, connected to the southern region of Puna, which is a few miles north of the coast. Residents in the Leilani Estates community have seen their neighborhood transformed by the lava. Methane gas is produced as a byproduct when hot lava buried plants and shrubs, which can then seep into cracks and create blue flames when it ignites, according to USGS.

Sports Marco Silva tipped to replace Sam Allardyce at Everton
Author: 0 Marco Silva tipped to replace Sam Allardyce at Everton

Defining moment: When Sam Allardyce took over for the departed Ronald Koeman (and interim boss David Unsworth ) on November 30, Everton sat 13th in the PL table, just five points clear of 18th and two points clear of 16th. Allardyce seemed to accept his fate after the Toffees' final match of the season, a 3-1 defeat by West Ham, on Sunday. The former England boss has faced criticism from supporters for his style of play, however, with an increasing number calling for a change in ...

Sports Celtics rally to put Cavs in a 2-0 hole
Author: 0 Celtics rally to put Cavs in a 2-0 hole

He started off the first quarter scoring 21 of the team's 27 points on 8-of-13 shooting and 4-of-7 on long-distance 3s. His 42 points marked his fifth 40-point game of this postseason, but he got very little support from his teammates tonight.

Sports Michigan State to pay out at least $500 million to Nassar victims
Author: 0 Michigan State to pay out at least $500 million to Nassar victims

The statement doesn't indicate how much money each victim would receive. The agreement with attorneys representing the survivors was a "global settlement", Michigan State University said. Nassar worked at MSU and USA Gymnastics for decades. A successful resolution to the litigation is a positive step in moving us all forward. Denhollander was the first survivor to file a criminal complaint against Larry Nassar back in 2016.

Sports England stars react to World Cup squad
Author: 0 England stars react to World Cup squad

Long-time goalkeeper Joe Hart and injury-prone midfielder Jack Wilshere were omitted, for example. In the group stage of the world Cup England will face Tunisia, Panama and Belgium. Defensively England have plenty of options, although centre backs Gary Cahill and John Stones lack authority which is why Southgate is likely to favour a three-man defence featuring Kyle Walker with two attacking wing backs.

Sports Hamilton wins Formula One Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona
Author: 0 Hamilton wins Formula One Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona

The team did an exceptional job. I didn't know what the pace would be. "Strength in depth. I hope it can continue". "I was told by the team to stop the vehicle", Raikkonen said". Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) - +0,6457. Max Verstappen scored his first podium of the season despite yet another driver error during the race when he tapped Lance Stroll's right rear tyre while under Virtual Safety Car conditions.

Author: 0 Elton Brand to represent Sixers at NBA Draft Lottery

However, the odds are not necessarily awful and some miracle could happen; we have seen it before, we may see it again. The odds of landing a top 3 pick stand at 18.3% and moving up into one of those slots would be just the 3rd time in the lottery era where the Kings would draft that high.

Sports Salah Named Premier League Player Of The Season
Author: 0 Salah Named Premier League Player Of The Season

When Liverpool host Brighton on Sunday, if the team can at least grab a point, this will reinforce this statement massively. Brighton being their last chance to do so. But with one game to go, he could end the campaign as a true Liverpool legend if he helps the team win a sixth European Cup by defeating Real in the Ukraine.

Sports Swansea relegated on final day of Premier League
Author: 0 Swansea relegated on final day of Premier League

The goal was City's 106th of the campaign, breaking the previous record of 103 set by Chelsea in their 2009-10 title-winning campaign. 83,222 - Tottenham's north London derby against Arsenal at Wembley on February 10 set a new Premier League attendance record.

Sports Yates soars into Giro lead, Chaves wins stage
Author: 0 Yates soars into Giro lead, Chaves wins stage

But Bennett stuck to his rival and just pipped the home favourite to the line to become the first Irish victor of a Giro stage since Stephen Roche in 1987. Yates added: "I felt really good, I looked across the road and everyone was looking at each other". The Adelaide rider had led by one second for four days and he dropped to sixth overall.

Sports Neymar models new PSG kit amid fresh Real Madrid links
Author: 0 Neymar models new PSG kit amid fresh Real Madrid links

Recent reports claim Madrid president, Florentino Perez, is close to finally landing long-time target Neymar . When asked about the possible interest Zidane avoided answering the question, instead moving the focus onto Madrid's Champions League final at the end of May.

Sports Winnipeg native and sister of Jets mascot is Golden Knights fan
Author: 0 Winnipeg native and sister of Jets mascot is Golden Knights fan

Bargaining - Alright, so they are still leading the Pacific big deal. The Knights threw out that conventional wisdom, using the expansion draft to craft a contender under general manager George McPhee. There are no more surprises. The series will be unique at least for the reason that just seven years ago, both clubs have not played in the National Hockey League.

Sports Tottenham beats Newcastle 1-0, secures Champions League…
Author: 0 Tottenham beats Newcastle 1-0, secures Champions League…

That is why I say a big thank you to the players and to the staff". "For the club it is a massive thing to go and move to the new stadium and play Champions League ". So proud about this group of players, to achieve the top four in that condition, despite many things that happened during the season, if you are not strong mentally or physically, and you show (don't) passion (or) care for this situation, it is hard to achieve what we did today'.

Sports Goalie Makes 94 Saves In Longest Game in AHL History
Author: 0 Goalie Makes 94 Saves In Longest Game in AHL History

The game-winner came at 1:09 a.m.at Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte. Alex Krushelnyski scored 6:48 into the fifth overtime period and Alex Lyon made 94 saves to lead the Lehigh Valley Phantoms to a 2-1 win over the Charlotte Checkers early Thursday morning in the longest game in the AHL's 82-year history.

Sports Reframing How The Season Ended For The 76ers
Author: 0 Reframing How The Season Ended For The 76ers

Despite some back-breaking miscues in crunch time of Game 3, Simmons looked more like himself with 16 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and two blocks. I still feel coach Brett Brown made a mistake by shortening his bench and leaving Fultz out of the rotation for this series. "We feel like when everybody's on we're unbeatable", the always self-assured Embiid shared.

Sports Tiger Woods aiming for third victory at The Players Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods aiming for third victory at The Players Championship

He reached No 1 for the first time with his runner-up finish in the 2015 PGA Championship, and he returned to the top on three more occasions for a total of 26 weeks. After closing to within a shot of the leader Patrick Reed early in the final round, McIlroy struggled to a closing 74 at Augusta National, but is refusing to be downbeat about the outcome.

Sports Manchester City 3 v Brighton 1 - story of the match
Author: 0 Manchester City 3 v Brighton 1 - story of the match

Books may be written about this team and this season in future, but for now one more match remains for Pep Guardiola's record-breaking, double-winning Manchester City side of 2017/18. "You know, Yaya does not leave the club because always he'll be part of it". But he was also in no rush to look beyond next season in terms of pledging where his future lies and declined the opportunity to answer directly when asked if he would definitely sign a new deal.

Sports Club Must Take Best Decision - Antonio Conte Coy On Staying At Chelsea
Author: 0 Club Must Take Best Decision - Antonio Conte Coy On Staying At Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger should have scored twice and Jonas Lossl saved brilliantly to deny Andreas Christensen following a late goalmouth scramble. "The only hope and intention was to keep our hopes alive and win the game". Iheanacho fired the Foxes ahead with a sharp left-footed shot from the centre of the penalty area in the 14th minute and Arsenal defender Konstantinos Mavropanos was sent off straight after the restart for hauling down the forward.

Sports Warriors favored over Rockets, who have home court
Author: 0 Warriors favored over Rockets, who have home court

The Bulls did so from April 27, 1990 to May 21, 1991. Draymond Green: 19 points, 14 rebounds, 9 assists. "I'm like, he's too hot right now", said Shiloh McFadden. The Warriors advanced past the Pelicans in five games, while the Rockets moved past the Jazz in five games. In this picture, Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors congratulates Durant #35 after he made a basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California, on January 25, 2018.

Sports Phil Mickelson: I don't know if Tiger wants a piece of me
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson: I don't know if Tiger wants a piece of me

Woods was last paired with Mickelson at The Players in 2001, when the former was mowing down everything in his path. Woods won that event with the help of his "Better than most" putt at the infamous 17th hole, taking the unofficial fifth major just a couple of weeks before completing his "Tiger Slam" at the Masters.

Sports Sweeping: Cavs-Raptors Game 4, Behind the Box Score
Author: 0 Sweeping: Cavs-Raptors Game 4, Behind the Box Score

Cleveland shot a ridiculous 65 per cent in Game 4's first quarter, when nine of their 12 field goals were either layups or dunks. The Eastern Conference Finals are scheduled to begin May 15 and 16, but could be moved up to May 13 or 14 depending on how long the series between the Celtics and 76ers last.

Sports Baker Mayfield on rooming with Nick Chubb during Browns' rookie minicamp
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield on rooming with Nick Chubb during Browns' rookie minicamp

However, since the selection of Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield , there has been the continued dialogue about there being a competition for the starting spot. 10, with Sam Darnold and Josh Allen sandwiched in between. Obviously, he displayed he can throw the football . "That is the way it should be because I can play out of the 'gun".

Sports Texas woman wins $1.2M with $18 bet on Kentucky Derby
Author: 0 Texas woman wins $1.2M with $18 bet on Kentucky Derby

By winning the Kentucky Derby he became the first horse in 136 years to win the Kentucky Derby without ever racing as a 2-year-old. His four other Derby winners - Silver Charm, Real Quiet, War Emblem and American Pharoah - all won the 1 3/16-mile race.

Sports Viviani secures back-to-back stage wins in Eilat
Author: 0 Viviani secures back-to-back stage wins in Eilat

Stage 3 will follow a lengthy 229-kilometer (143-mile) route on Sunday from Beersheba in the Negev desert down to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea. Finishing in the lead group was a trickier task on stage three, with several riders - including Kiwi rider Tom Scully - losing contact in the crosswinds near the end of the stage as the peloton drifted into one long line.

Sports It's a high five for Arsenal as Wenger fans say 'Merci, Arsene'
Author: 0 It's a high five for Arsenal as Wenger fans say 'Merci, Arsene'

The Gunners were ultimately playing for pride as they prepared to give Arsene Wenger the send-off he deserved after announcing last month he would leave the club after 22-years. 'I hope he finds a new challenge too, because I know he is still hungry to win competitions. But above all, I'm like you - I'm an Arsenal fan. That means this is more than just watching football , it's a way of life.

Sports Real Madrid see off Bayern to reach third straight Champions League final
Author: 0 Real Madrid see off Bayern to reach third straight Champions League final

Whether it be Liverpool or Roma they face in Kiev, Los Blancos will be strong favourites to lift the title. Another player who redeemed himself on Tuesday was goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who had been criticized by some Madrid fans after his mistake in the second leg of the quarterfinals against Juventus almost cost his team the spot in the semis.

Sports Albion clash at Anfield is looking like a must-win for Liverpool
Author: 0 Albion clash at Anfield is looking like a must-win for Liverpool

Chelsea remain in fifth but move within three points of third-placed Liverpool . "We don't have a big squad and we had injury problems, so when the boys come back [they] don't have rhythm". But first the Reds have to ensure they feature in next season's Champions League. "Luck is always important in every competition, but when you have the possibility to play 38 games you can show you are the best.

Author: 0 Mets To Designate Matt Harvey For Assignment

He will now go through the waivers process, and if he should clear, it would give the Mets the choice to either trade or, more likely, release Harvey. So Alderson, manager Mickey Callaway and pitching coach Dave Eiland met with Harvey on Friday afternoon and asked him to accept a move to the Mets' minor leagues.

Sports Tampa Bay Downs hosting watch party for Kentucky Derby
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Downs hosting watch party for Kentucky Derby

This will be his toughest test yet, not only because he will be asked to run a mile and a quarter for the first time , but also because of the supposed "Curse of Apollo", which relates to the fact not a single horse has won the Kentucky Derby without having raced at least once as a 2-year-old since Apollo, in 1882.

Sports Death toll rises to four at South African gold mine
Author: 0 Death toll rises to four at South African gold mine

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said it was "angry and concerned at the rate at which mining incidents are happening at Sibanye-Stillwater". "This suggests that greater attention be paid to issues of safety, particularly the protection of the lives of workers, as opposed to the insistence of chasing production", it said.

Sports Berwick woman looking for second victory at Kentucky Derby this weekend
Author: 0 Berwick woman looking for second victory at Kentucky Derby this weekend

Dermot Weld is the only European trainer to have a horse win an American classic, and Weld sees something special in Mendelssohn . He was a no-show in the Preakness and missed the board, then struggled at Saratoga over the summer in both the Grade 2 Jim Dandy Stakes and the Grade 1 Travers Stakes .

Sports NBA Reportedly Warns Drake Over Verbal Altercation With Kendrick Perkins
Author: 0 NBA Reportedly Warns Drake Over Verbal Altercation With Kendrick Perkins

Perkins took exception to Drake's comments as the teams were leaving the court at the end of the first half Tuesday (Wednesday NZ time). The pair traded angry words again following Cleveland's 113-112 overtime win. 'So I said something back to him, ' Perkins added. While Drake doesn't have any official stake in the Toronto Raptors , he's been considered the team's official global ambassador .

Sports Simmons' Sixers bounced by Baynes' Celtics
Author: 0 Simmons' Sixers bounced by Baynes' Celtics

The owners of the best match in his career he played Terry Roser - changer Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and converted 7 of 9 three-pointers. Embiid went for 31 points, 13 rebounds and five assists Monday night. I never thought we were in the game. Philadelphia picked Markelle Fultz; he did not play on Monday night. "I don't think we started off the game as crisp as we ended it, but, yeah, that could be - that could certainly be a reason for whether they were a little bit rusty in Game 1 or ...

Sports Forward step: LeBron, Cavs pushed to limit but not done yet
Author: 0 Forward step: LeBron, Cavs pushed to limit but not done yet

But I like to think it is. It's incredible the type of condition he's in. James Harden scored a game-high 41 points, and the Houston Rockets turned a blistering first half into a 110-96 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday at Toyota Centre in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series .

Sports Stoltenberg spoke about a dual approach to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Stoltenberg spoke about a dual approach to Russian Federation

On his first overseas trip as America's top diplomat, Pompeo hit the ground running with a series of meetings at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels aimed at underscoring the alliance's relevance in a crisis-filled global environment that includes persistent or worsening conflicts in Afghanistan , Iraq, Syria and Ukraine.

Sports Gesicki selected by Miami Dolphins in NFL Draft
Author: 0 Gesicki selected by Miami Dolphins in NFL Draft

Gesicki became the second tight end selected in the draft when the Dolphins took him Friday with the 10th pick in the second round, the 42nd overall selection. Opposing tight ends caught 94 passes for 1,034 yards and 10 touchdowns against Miami as the Dolphins gave up the most receptions, second-most yards and second-most touchdowns to tight ends in the National Football League in 2017.

Sports Jason Witten to Retire From Dallas Cowboys
Author: 0 Jason Witten to Retire From Dallas Cowboys

Witten turns 36 early next month. His former teammate, Romo, retired at the end of 2016 to become the lead football analyst on CBS. An eight-time Pro Bowl selection and three-time All-Pro, Gates is the Chargers' all-time leader in receptions (927), receiving yards (11,508) and touchdowns (114), with his touchdown total an National Football League record for tight ends.

Sports NFL finds no evidence of inappropriate questions to RB Guice
Author: 0 NFL finds no evidence of inappropriate questions to RB Guice

Guice was selected by Washington in the second round with pick No. 59. McShay said live on-air Friday night that National Football League executives told him that Guice was "late to meetings" and may have "accountability" issues. Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Friday the team did its homework on Guice. Guice had a monstrous three-year career with LSU , backing up Leonard Fournette.

Sports Davis: Pelicans not good, but great
Author: 0 Davis: Pelicans not good, but great

Even though they nearly certainly won't be able to execute at the level that they did against the Blazers, there are many reasons to believe New Orleans will make things very tough for Golden State . But to have them playing the type of team basketball that Gentry always envisioned they could, his players are starting to see the NBA power they could become.

Sports Best Premier League Arsenal and Manchester United XIs revealed
Author: 0 Best Premier League Arsenal and Manchester United XIs revealed

I played my best football there and made my name in the game. The 68-year-old Frenchman - who guided the Gunners to two domestic doubles and masterminded the 2004 "Invincibles", as well as winning a record seven FA Cups - will hand over the reins to a new manager after this season.

Sports Gardiner laments minus-5 Game 7 performance
Author: 0 Gardiner laments minus-5 Game 7 performance

Jake DeBrusk put the Bruins ahead with his second goal of the night, beating Frederik Andersen 5:25 into the third period. It was just one example of bad decision-making on Gardiner's part, something that plagued him over the series' first two games but that he seemed to have under control more in the previous two.

Sports LeBron James Saves a Season on the Brink
Author: 0 LeBron James Saves a Season on the Brink

With the tie level at two wins apiece and the fifth game locked at 95 points each IN had possession of the ball and looked IN firm command to take a 3-2 series lead. It marked the third consecutive game in which he's struggled in that area, with the veteran connecting on just 12-of-50 attempts over that time for a shooting percentage of 24 percent.

Sports India's World Cup opener against South Africa on June 5, 2019
Author: 0 India's World Cup opener against South Africa on June 5, 2019

In the first match of the World Cup , England will meet South Africa at The Oval on May 30th 2019. Next year's IPL is scheduled to take place between March 29 and May 19. India have never lost to Pakistan in the World Cup. The 10-team cricket extravaganza will be played between 30 May and 14 July next year, and fixture details of all 48 matches will be made officially tomorrow.

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