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A lesson learned for Warriors' Green

Irving hit 15-of-27 shots from the floor, going 7-of-12 from 3-point range to set the pace for a finals record 24 3-points on 45 attempts. "When you're able to focus in for possession by possession and still have your wind and be able to vocally tell everyone what spot they need to be in because you've prepared, it's a hard task", Irving said . Read More »

Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco


Green has four technical fouls during the postseason, but a suspension of one game does not come until his seventh. And after the game, he took a swipe at everyone in Believeland. The officials acknowledged after the game they did not handle the situation very well. It was first announced as being call against Green and remained that way in the box score. Read More »

Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for Finals


The Warriors are 5-13 favorites at Vegas' Westgate Sports Book. What I think will happen is that there will be a number of plot twists, but the series will ultimately be disappointing in terms of sheer drama compared to the one a year ago. Read More »

Cavaliers and Warriors will get physical as finals tension boils

Even at only 25 years old, Kyrie has never backed down from the spotlight, rather he embraces it and it ultimately leads to him winning games for the Cavs. "Not taking into account the spread, I think the Warriors will win tonight", Sherman said. Why the Cleveland win last Friday night when the Warriors seemed invincible going to Game 4? Given the series lead blown by Golden State last season and the similar situation the Warriors could find themselves in if they lose Game 5 , Monday's ... Read More »

Warriors' Green stays in Game 4 after technical foul fiasco

People nationwide have conducted searches for all players of the National Basketball Association, and it seems every state searches for one player more than the rest. "So shout out to them for the love". I appreciate the love. Draymond Green walked right up and didn't take a step backwards - literally or verbally - in front of a dozen cameras and many more reporters packed into a tiny room, and his relaxed, wry grin underlined and emphasized everything he said. Read More »

LeBron James will not play 3-on-3 basketball in Olympics


National Basketball Association players grew up playing 3-on-3 and welcomed its addition, even if they don't end up playing. During a press conference over the weekend, The Associated Press asked LeBron James who he would pick to be on his 3-on-3 team and James immediately named two National Basketball Association legends. Read More »

Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth


In 47 World Cup Qualifying matches played at Azteca, Mexico has racked up an incredible 38-2-7 record all-time. The U.S. will face Mexico Sunday in a 2018 Russia World Cup qua. "I didn't know that", he joked. "I think we played well". And while he doesn't have video of the historic goal, he does carry fond memories thanks to the clips he took out of the Mexico City newspapers the following day. Read More »

Irving at his best when things look the worst for Cavs


When asked by the Associated Press to name his dream teammates for the upcoming Summer Games, James didn't hesitate, picking Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson as his running mates. Being down 3-1, we understand that it's a predicament that we put ourselves in. "We love how aggressive Kyrie has been", Cavaliers star LeBron James said Sunday . Read More »

Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

Colorado didn't suspend Tumpkin and place him on administrative leave until January 6, when MacIntyre and George learned that a judge had issued a temporary restraining order against the assistant coach at the request of his ex-girlfriend, the school said. Read More »

America's Cup: Japanese to help Defender

Owned by Swedish billionaire Torbjorn Tornqvist and led by Olympic gold medalists Outteridge and Iain Percy of Britain, Artemis won the series 5-3 to move into the best-of-nine challenger finals against Emirates Team New Zealand starting Saturday. Read More »

Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

Steph Curry followed with a deep 3 of his own to get the Warriors rolling on a 21-2 run. Then again, few had a player like James, who set an NBA Finals record with his ninth triple-double in Game 4, or Irving, who scored 40 points. They can not allow Irving and LeBron James to have another miraculous Game 5 like they did a year ago. It's an encouraging one for the Cavaliers , trying to be the first team to rally from 3-0 down to win a playoff series. Read More »

Manchester United release Zlatan Ibrahimovic


The former Sweden worldwide has collected a total of 11 league titles in his career and Hertha may be hoping he sees the Bundesliga as a challenge he can still tackle, although their offer is nearly certainly not a serious one. He is 35 years old, and it is likely that the club believes that it would be hard for him to come back to peak physical condition when the new season begins. Read More »

Warriors' Draymond Green avoids ejection amid technical-foul fiasco


Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) yells at referee John Goble during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017. In 2015, Mary Babers Green told me that Draymond had tried to delete her Twitter account when she first started it because she "had no chill". "So I knew I didn't have a technical foul, but still trying to figure out why did I get the second one". Read More »

Travis hits tiebreaking homer, Jays sweep Reds with 5-4 win


Stroman (6-2) allowed five hits and two runs in six innings. "Honestly, I was just doing my best to battle him", Travis said. "Ultimately I thought it was possible", Donaldson said of the feat. It's impossible to leave out a pitcher who went on a 19-inning scoreless streak, which is exactly what the Jays' reliever did through May. Happ, meanwhile, was helped by Troy Tulowitzki's stellar defence in the third inning. Read More »

Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals

Thompson had 10 alone in Game 4, including four on the offensive end that gave Cleveland extra opportunities to score and prevented the Warriors from getting out in the break. James has 25 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Love finally got on the board after a scoreless first half to keep the Cavaliers' hopes of extending the series alive. Read More »

French Open Day 9: Three things to watch out for today

Losing that set on a disputed line call cut the 28-year-old del Potro deep. The final set was all angles and winners - Murray at his best. After Murray converted a third set point of his own when his opponent's big forehand landed barely wide, del Potro rested his head on the net and stayed put for several seconds, the very picture of disappointment. Read More »

Red Sox TV analyst Remy has cancer again, facing surgery


Remy, 64, had previously suffered a relapse of his lung cancer in February, but reportedly had the illness "under control" and was still able to call Red Sox games for the start of the 2017 season. The recurrence of cancer was diagnosed two weeks ago, when Remy went for his regular three-month scan. He said baseball has kept him busy as he's gone through treatments each time, and that each brings a new challenge. Read More »

Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

He is the third person to achieve the feat and first since Mario Lemieux, the former Penguins great and now team owner, in 1991-92. He also becomes just the sixth player to win multiple Conn Smythes. Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby, who was named the MVP of the series, said the Penguins had set themselves a goal of emulating Detroit at the start of the season. Read More »

Rain Helps Kei Nishikori Avoids Roland Garros Upset


Korea's Hyeon Chung gestures after missing a shot against Japan's Kei Nishikori during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. So it was a great experience for me, and a great honour to play against Kei. The 14-time major victor has dropped just 20 games in four matches as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam. Read More »

CP's Cooler in Willowick trolls Draymond Green

Then, chaos ensued. It was reported that the first half technical was given to Steve Kerr , even after materials to the press had listed that the foul was on Green. He said he knew all along the first tech wasn't on him. The officials acknowledged after the game they did not handle the situation very well. "At that time, we did not do a very good job of listening to the PA announcer and we did not hear him announce it". Read More »

Jutanugarn wins LPGA event with monster birdie putt in playoff


While it was her best finish yet at Whistle Bear, the 19-year-old is experiencing a lacklustre sophomore season on tour when compared with her sensational rookie campaign that had three tournament wins - including a major. Henderson didn't need to tell it to Hamilton's Alena Sharp, who came into Sunday three shots off the lead and carded a final-round 76 - her first over-par 18 of the tournament. Read More »

Pirates' Taillon solid in return following cancer surgery


The NL West-leading Rockies dropped their second straight game following a seven-game winning streak. The Rockies managed 11 hits off five Pirates pitchers, but produced just two runs. I was in the exact same spot you were when I first had surgery.' I was trying to get back. Story got the Rockies on the board in the sixth against Pirates reliever Wade LeBlanc when his two-out RBI single scored Desmond, who had doubled. Read More »

Chargers sign Ingram to four-year deal


The Chargers used the franchise tag to lock Ingram up this offseason with the intention of working out a long-term deal. The Chargers are a better team with Ingram, as he's regarded as one of the best pass-rushers and overall defenders in the NFL (was Pro Football Focus' sixth-ranked edge rusher last year ). Read More »

Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

The 19-year-old lost the first five games of the match but clawed her way back to win 4-6 6-2 6-2 and set up a last four encounter with 30th-seeded Swiss Timea Bacsinszky . The former players can only wish they were the tender age that Ostapenko is about to turn, but they can still put on a show. Perhaps the most naturally gifted shotmaker in the game, Ostapenko continued her attack and after a long third game, she found herself with a break point chance, but Wozniacki fought it off to hold. Read More »