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Sports LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's play-off scoring record
Author: 0 LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's play-off scoring record

For a long time , we haven't seen such a domination in the playoffs and yet in the conference finals . In Game 7, Cleveland defeated the Golden State Warriors , ending their season and taking the NBA Title. Nearly immediately in the first round, both teams made it clear they have no equal in their respective conferences. So if you consider a Warriors team which won 73 games past year and had a 3-1 lead in the Finals before collapsing under the weight of injuries, stupidity ...

Author: 0 Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

Nashville almost opened the scoring with a PK Subban one-timer, but the goal didn't stand. Coach Mike Sullivan challenged the goal as offsides, and the goal was overturned. The Penguins understand they were equal parts lucky and good. Ottawa has stymied two opponents by forcing teams to get through their 1-3-1 trap before testing steady goalie Craig Anderson, but frustrating a team with as much playoff experience as Pittsburgh is a tall task.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr not healthy enough to coach Golden State Warriors on Thursday

Yes, James has spoken out on polarizing sociopolitical issues and even attached himself to Hillary Clinton near the end of her presidential campaign. "I think it's gotten to the point where it's become a travesty, an absolute travesty". Just a quick glance a couple of lockers down to where Shaun Livingston dresses at Oracle Arena, defying the odds yet again this season as a regular reserve contributing to another Warriors championship chase, is all it takes.

Author: 0 LaVar Ball turned down $10 million shoe contract offers for son

As for what the Balls left on the table, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell during his appearance on the Dan Patrick Show , the offers on the table for Lonzo from the big shoe companies were right around the $2 million per year mark, up to five years in length meaning that Ball left $10 million to start Big Baller Brand .

Sports All Blacks boss Steve Hansen questions Lions' tour schedule
Author: 0 All Blacks boss Steve Hansen questions Lions' tour schedule

It had been a decade since the Lions had last visited New Zealand , with the Ian McGeechan-coached team departing for our shores with expectations on them to inflict some revenge for the 1983 4-0 clean-sweep. In truth, the Lions are likely to require a combination of styles in their game-plans as they target a first Test series triumph against New Zealand since 1971.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger agrees to 2-year contract extension

Board members are due to give their assent to those plans. Wenger has become an increasingly divisive figure among Arsenal fans in recent years but has agreed to remain at the club in the after-glow of an historic seventh FA Cup win at the club after Saturday's 2-1 win against Chelsea at Wembley.

Author: 0 Penguins defeat Predators 5-3 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Bonino's first goal Monday gave the Pens a 3-0 lead at 19:43 of the first period . Nashville kept coming. Sissons beat Murray 10:06 into the third and Gaudreau tied it just after a fruitless Pittsburgh power play. From there, the Predators were rolling, with all the momentum from their three-goal comeback. Bonino added an empty-net goal after he had been pulled for an extra attacker.

Sports Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012
Author: 0 Del Potro wins 1st match at French Open since 2012

And I think it was hard for him on the other side. But the world No. 1 got into his stride and saw out the final set in just 27 minutes, sealing the match with a forehand down the line after winning eight successive games. I mean, what can you do? 'What don't I like about clay? I don't like how my shoes get dirty. What I like about clay? When I'm back home I don't really train that much on clay because it makes my auto dirty, too'.

Sports Giants co-owner John Mara says Colin Kaepernick brings 'emotional issue'
Author: 0 Giants co-owner John Mara says Colin Kaepernick brings 'emotional issue'

Although the two sides had been linked to one another due to the off-the-field trouble of Seahawks backup quarterback Trevone Boykin, Kaepernick remains a free agent with June just around the corner. According to SiriusXM NFL Radio's Pat Kirwan, the Seattle Seahawks are unexpected to sign Kaepernick despite bringing in the veteran signal-caller for a visit .

Sports Altuve, Astros top Twins 7-2 behind strong start from Fiers
Author: 0 Altuve, Astros top Twins 7-2 behind strong start from Fiers

Adrianza, who made a handful of appearances in the outfield at Triple-A Rochester this season, also has played the outfield during spring training while with the San Francisco Giants. "One bad game, it happens". Fiers allowed an MLB-high 18 home runs through nine starts. This is the strongest hitting team in baseball, going off OPS+-theirs is 122 to the second-place Nationals' 113-and most importantly, they're healthy.

Sports Mize ties Langer for lead at Senior PGA at Trump course
Author: 0 Mize ties Langer for lead at Senior PGA at Trump course

Bernhard Langer and Vijay Singh will battle it out at Trump National Golf Club on Sunday. In 2015 at French Lick he finished eight behind Colin Montgomerie, stumbling on the final day and a year earlier he couldn't come close to catching Monty's closing round 65 at Benton Harbor.

Author: 0 James passes Jordan, Cavs return to Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) in the first quarter at TD Garden. It doesn't matter who you're going against or how you get the job done. In game one the Cavaliers' dominance in the paint had very little to do with transition.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins: Performance Must Improve in Game 2

And then, with 3:17 remaining in the third period , Penguins forward Jake Guentzel scored the victor on just their seventh shot of the game. Jake Guentzel, Penguins - Guentzel's 10 playoff goals lead the league. Just after the power play ended, Nashville's Austin Watson carried the puck behind the Pittsburgh net and fed Frederick Gaudreau for a one-timer in front that went under Murray's pads for a 3-3 tie at 13:29.

Author: 0 Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators

The 22-year-old Nebraska native scored his playoff-leading 10th goal, although he snapped a personal eight-game drought. Evgeni Malkin , Conor Sheary and Bonino scored in the first for Pittsburgh before Ryan Ellis broke through for Nashville in the second to make it 3-1.

Author: 0 Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'He needs all our help'

Police informed him he was heading in the opposite direction from his Jupiter Island home, which was about eight miles away. Woods is said to have told police he was "coming from L.A. Woods, 41, was also said to have been unaware of his whereabouts and believed he had been coming from Los Angeles where he had been playing golf , a story he changed.

Author: 0 'Arsene Wenger to stay at Arsenal'

The club's board is looking to avoid this trend continuing as part of a restructuring at Arsenal , and, according to the Daily Mail , it will tell Wenger not to dither on deals this summer. Corbyn, widely known as an avid Gunners supporter, believes Arsene Wenger is the right man to lead the north Londoners despite the pressure he is now under.

Sports Foo Fighters Keep Playing Show Even After Sound is Cut
Author: 0 Foo Fighters Keep Playing Show Even After Sound is Cut

According to the Bay Area's The Mercury News , BottleRock has a strict 10 p.m. curfew, which Foo Fighters had reached before they were done rocking. At present, Bottle Rock is the sole USA date for the band in 2017, though Foo Fighters do have plenty of festival performances and shows booked around the world.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods 'asleep at the wheel' of stopped car before arrest

He said he had not been drinking. Woods has been plagued in recent years by multiple back surgeries that have forced him to withdraw from recent tournaments. Woods has had a number of back surgeries, and takes prescription pain medication as a result. Although the 41-year-old tested negative for alcohol, he told police he was taking a mix of prescribed medication.

Author: 0 Major league roundup: Brewers end Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak

Then, Iannetta slammed a dramatic, two-out homer in the ninth to send this into overtime, and the Diamondbacks captured their 10 win in their last 11 contest with a two-run 10 inning. Braun aggravated a left calf strain that had landed him on the disabled list earlier this month. "It's the calf again and he's most likely headed to the DL again", manager Craig Counsell said of Braun's injury .

Author: 0 Cool Hand Lue: Cavs coach keeps NBA champs calm amid chaos

Silly internet narrative: Stephen Curry has been bad in the NBA Finals . This time , however, there are no excuses coming in. The 2017 NBA Finals could go a number of ways. Kevin Love may struggle against him. Both are All-Stars but there is stark contrast in their games , with Green being multidimensional at both ends and Love nearly totally reliant two skills: rebounding and 3-pointers.

Sports Form Tottenham striker Harry Kane turns his attention to sinking Scotland
Author: 0 Form Tottenham striker Harry Kane turns his attention to sinking Scotland

I think we are so, so, so calm about our big players and they are so happy here. Pochettino was evidently delighted with that statistic and hopes that his side can back up their exciting performances with silverware over the coming seasons as they prepare to move into their new 61,559-seater stadium adjacent to White Hart Lane.

Author: 0 LeBron James undaunted by Warriors

So, it's going to be very challenging not only on me mentally, but on our ballclub and on our franchise". The Warriors are the only team in NBA history to ever forge a ideal path on their way to the NBA Finals . One look at the endless depth of talent on the Cleveland Cavaliers' roster would make it seem blasphemous to even consider them underdogs. LeBron James is used to that role as teams he's been on have been deemed the underdog for six of his eight Finals apearances.

Author: 0 Police release Woods' DUI arrest report

Police said he had to be awakened. Woods, 41, was arrested by police near his home in Jupiter, Florida, around 3:00 am (0700 GMT) before his release later Monday after being charged with driving under the influence. " I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions ". Furthermore, TMZ claimed that his current girlfriend, Kristin Smith found out about the arrest while shopping at a Neiman Marcus store in Dallas and "went crazy", began crying and ...

Author: 0 Five problems for Wenger and Arsenal

Vacancies for the club's sporting director/operations are open, as Wenger's new contract announcement remains only a formality. It has been a long, drawn out process that has seen much infighting within the club, the fan base and the media.

Sports Guardiola: I've not delivered the goods at Manchester City
Author: 0 Guardiola: I've not delivered the goods at Manchester City

I'm out. Sure. Definitely. His positive mood belied comments by Guardiola earlier this week, when he said he would have been sacked by former clubs Bayern Munich and Barcelona for the season he has just had. It is also believed Zabaleta, rather than manager Pep Guardiola , will address fans via the public address system after the full-time whistle. For me, we couldn't let people say something like that about us.

Author: 0 Mitchell fan club for State of Origin

Jarryd Hayne has the most post-contact metres per game of any active Blues player, the most appearances, most tries, most line breaks, total run metres, tackle breaks and is second in metres per run in his defensive 40m area among fullbacks and wingers, trailing only the injured Josh Mansour.

Author: 0 James and Cavaliers beat Celtics, set up rematch against Warriors

Cleveland jumped to a quick 14-5 lead and were up by 43-27 after the first quarter - posting a franchise record for points in a quarter of a playoff game . "I'm not a scorer", James said before the game . "Throughout the series, I didn't get the opportunity to have that moment (with Thomas)", James said Thursday night.

Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane looking like a veteran at Madrid's helm

Real Madrid are notorious for having a short fuse with managers, with Carlo Ancellotti being fired despite leading the club to their 10thr Champions League title in his first year. The 49-year-old Allegri is finally getting the credit he deserves for his coaching skills. Finally, the manager spoke about the qualities of his team to win: " We always believe ".

Author: 0 Barcelona confirm Ernesto Valverde as new manager at Camp Nou

Yet although the Blaugrana secured a third straight Copa Del Rey title with a 3-1 victory over Alaves on Saturday, it has suffered a disappointing season by its own high standards. This is not Valverde's first job in the city of Barcelona because he coached Espanyol from 2006 to 2008 where he finished as UEFA Cup runners-up.

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

Now that it's here, the sheer volume of storylines and backstories and fabricated stories will threaten to overrun us all, from LeBron vs. KD to Steph vs. LeBron's been playing professional ball since 2003. He was able to take fewer shots and play much more efficiently past year, averaging 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds and 8.9 assists on 49.4 percent shooting in the 2016 finals .

Sports Kevin Love Thinks It's 'Funny' Cavaliers Are Underdogs In 2017 NBA Finals
Author: 0 Kevin Love Thinks It's 'Funny' Cavaliers Are Underdogs In 2017 NBA Finals

Meanwhile, all eyes will be on the newest addition to the rivalry as we wait to see what Kevin Durant brings to the table in this championship series. He then returned to the Cavaliers, advancing to these past three Finals , with a championship last season. But with Durant, the Warriors have probably never been better than this either.

Author: 0 Terry Frei Out at Denver Post After Racial Takuma Sato Tweet

Frei issued an apology Sunday after facing backlash for his tweet that he later deleted about Sato's historic win. Takuma Sato , victor of the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 , poses for photographers, Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at the Empire State building in NY.

Sports Stanley Cup Final opens with controversial reversal of P.K. Subban goal
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final opens with controversial reversal of P.K. Subban goal

Maybe that's the way the Pittsburgh Penguins should look at their 4-3 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup final . Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin , left, celebrates his goal against the Nashville Predators with teammates during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Pittsburgh .

Sports Gators golfer Billy Horschel wins AT&T Byron Nelson in stunning fashion
Author: 0 Gators golfer Billy Horschel wins AT&T Byron Nelson in stunning fashion

His lead is hardly safe, however, with four players within three strokes of him, including Billy Horschel (11-under), Jason Day (10-under), Jason Kokrak (10-under) and Cameron Tringale (9-under). To have won as many majors on this tour as he has is outstanding, obviously, and a thrill for me. He finished at 20-under 268 for a five-stroke victory over Scott McCarron and Scott Parel.

Author: 0 Love explains why the Cavaliers aren't underdogs in the NBA Finals

So you can call it a trilogy. Love sees a confident team that is the defending National Basketball Association champions, as he told Dave McMenamin of ESPN . Will Kevin Durant finally get his first ring? "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, so now with the way the Finals went down previous year if I were in his shoes, I would want the same thing".

Author: 0 Trout beats Fish: His 16th homer helps Angels past Miami 5-2

I'm obviously bummed out. As of Monday evening, the Angels have not publicly revealed the MRI results, but a locker had been set up for Eric Young Jr.in the clubhouse, which could indicate Trout is headed for the disabled list. Ramirez's ERA is now down to 3.38, and he's yielded two or fewer runs in six of his last seven starts. Guillermo Heredia added a home run, his third, and Nelson Cruz drove in a run as the Mariners matched a season high with 16 hits.

Author: 0 Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

Ryan Ellis scored the first goal for the Predators in the second period shortly after a fan threw a catfish on the ice and was removed from the game. Frederick Gaudreau's third-period equalizer woke up Pittsburgh , who settled it before overtime. Sidney Crosby and his band of Penguins, hope to be the first team to repeat as Stanley Cup Champions since 1998 and the first in the salary cap era.