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Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals
- May 28, 2017

Durant is fully aware a tough challenge waits for them. And there will be reminders of the Halloween party that James threw for the Cavaliers last fall, with "3-1 Lead" - a nod to what the Warriors lost in last year's Finals - prominently displayed on the drum set. (more...)
Boston Celtics mock draft 2.0: Officially eliminated edition
- May 28, 2017

James, who also had eight rebounds, eight assists, three steals and a blocked shot, then talked about "the beast of an opponent" that is waiting. He did it with a three-pointer late in the third quarter and sat out the entire fourth period. (more...)
Spurs Fan Suing Zaza Pachulia, Warriors Over Injury To Kawhi Leonard
- May 28, 2017

Prior to Game 2 against the Spurs , which the Warriors won by the final of 136-100, Mike Brown told reporters that he was late to the press conference because he nearly got arrested while trying to pull into the arena. He turned down shots. The lawsuit also mentioned Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's rant against Pachulia, in which Popovich lambasted Pachulia for committing a risky play. (more...)
Ducks still without Rakell, Eaves for Game 6
- May 28, 2017

John Gibson stopped all 10 shots he faced for Anaheim , but had to leave the game with an injury and he is questionable to play today. Forsberg's line produced Nashville's only 5-on-5 goal of the game. Poile says rapid diagnosis and treatment are critical to prevent complications and Johansen's symptoms began soon after Game 4. The Ducks still held more possession of the puck and less penalty minutes this game. (more...)
Will the Warriors-Cavaliers trilogy yield an all-time NBA Finals?
- May 28, 2017

The Warriors were National Basketball Association champs in 2015, but the Cavs ripped the title from their clutches in 2016. The Warriors have outscored their opponents, including the postseason, by an unthinkable 1,150 points, 712 more than the point differential for the Cavs. (more...)
A big week for European golf, but baby steps to narrow gap A big week for European golf, but baby steps to narrow gap
- May 28, 2017

You just can not play after incurring a rib injury, it's impossible, as there is simply too much pain on impact. On the 12th hole, the South African told his playing partners that, as his ball was plugged, he needed to lift it to check it was his and, after doing so, then chipped in seemingly for an eagle three. (more...)
Arsenal shock EPL champions Chelsea to claim FA Cup Arsenal shock EPL champions Chelsea to claim FA Cup
- May 28, 2017

Wenger's future remains up in the air, with his contract set to expire and a board meeting planned on Tuesday, but Ramsey is hoping an agreement can be reached for the 67-year-old to sign a new deal. "They showed strength and unity", Wenger said, "and we played spectacular football again". Amid confusion, referee Anthony Taylor consulted his assistant and the goal was allowed to stand. (more...)
Conte's cup curse continues after Chelsea loses FA Cup final Conte's cup curse continues after Chelsea loses FA Cup final
- May 28, 2017

However, he rejected the notion that this would be a flawless way to bow out of the club after 21 years in charge. "Am I the right man to lead this club further?" "It's not about popularity, it's about competence". After blocking N'Golo Kante's attempted clearance on the edge of Chelsea's box, Sanchez ran through to skewer a shot past Thibaut Courtois, only for an offside flag to be raised against Ramsey. (more...)
Conte frustrated by slow-starting Chelsea, and referee Conte frustrated by slow-starting Chelsea, and referee
- May 28, 2017

Wenger has continued undeterred and, ahead of talks about his future next week, oversaw a record seventh FA Cup triumph on Saturday, with Aaron Ramsey securing a memorable 2-1 win moments after Chelsea's Diego Costa had cancelled out Alexis Sanchez's controversial strike. (more...)
Conte eager to be long-term fixture at Chelsea Conte eager to be long-term fixture at Chelsea
- May 28, 2017

Antonio Conte & Co. are looking to complete the Double in the Italian's first season in charge, becoming the first manager since Carlo Ancelotti - also of Stamford Bridge - to do so. " Chelsea think we are favourites?" Here's to hope we can overcome our problems and come out with a major win, in what could be Wengers final game. (more...)
Arsenal vs Chelsea: FA Cup Final Arsenal vs Chelsea: FA Cup Final
- May 28, 2017

The Blues head into the season-ender as Premier League champions and strong favourites - they're 4/5 to win in 90 mins and 2/5 to lift the cup for the fifth time since 2007 - and they owe it all to their opponents. Of course, out of all the teams in this world to suffer a crucial problem before their biggest game of the season, it's our beloved Arsenal . However, it is still unclear whether the 36-year old will get to play or not. (more...)
National Football League alters OT, end zone fun National Football League alters OT, end zone fun
- May 28, 2017

According to the National Football League, there have been 83 overtime games in the last five seasons, with only 22 of them lasting for at least 10 minutes of overtime play (the average overtime period over that span is 7 minutes and 43 seconds). (more...)
HYS: Who should Man United fans sign this summer?
- May 28, 2017

The England skipper was then today left out of Gareth Southgate's squad for Three Lions' upcoming fixtures, and it appears as though his time at Manchester United could also be coming to an end. The game was preceded by a minute's silence, which was interrupted by applause from both sets of fans, and United's players wore black armbands. "It means for the club the last piece of the puzzle, it is now like Ajax is and some other clubs - a club with every trophy in the world of football ". (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers set up Golden State Warriors rematch
- May 28, 2017

James scored just 11 points and committed six turnovers in Game 2 on Sunday night, when the Celtics overcame a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to pull off an upset the odds makers in Las Vegas said was the biggest in the National Basketball Association playoffs over the past 20 years. (more...)
Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup
- May 28, 2017

However, Wenger has admitted that he has found it hard at times this season to accept the criticism during matches from the fan base. Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has revealed that his side were stunned by the outstanding performance of Arsenal in Saturday's 2-1 defeat to the Gunners . (more...)
Cavs and Warriors go at it again for title
- May 28, 2017

The story lines are plenty, including a few fresh ones, such as acting Golden State coach Mike Brown going against the team he coached not once but twice. And now, as Durant leads the league's most potent team into the NBA Finals while Oden is long gone from the NBA spotlight, it's easy to forget that a lot of people agreed with Nelson. (more...)
Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 to Lift FA Cup Arsenal Beat Chelsea 2-1 to Lift FA Cup
- May 28, 2017

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 ideal response as Aaron Ramsey bagged the winner three minutes later. "You can not get two tougher opponents, but we produced two outstanding performances", the Arsenal manager said. Ospina thwarted Costa and Ozil hit the post after cutting inside Cesar Azpilicueta, but just as in the 2014 final against Hull City , ... (more...)
Mertesacker stands tall in Arsenal's FA Cup title victory
- May 28, 2017

Aaron Ramsey was the match-winner, just like in the 2014 final, restoring Arsenal's lead in the 79th minute shortly after Diego Costa leveled for 10-man Chelsea at Wembley Stadium. 'After that goal, we tried to play but they deserved it. Referee Anthony Taylor consulted his assistant referee before concluding, correctly, that Ramsey had not been interfering with play, but replays showed Sanchez had handled the ball as he charged down Kante's clearance. (more...)
Classy Pogba inspires Man Utd win over Crystal Palace Classy Pogba inspires Man Utd win over Crystal Palace
- May 28, 2017

As much as United crave a second trophy to add to their League Cup success in February , the Europa League final also offers their only remaining route into next season's Champions League after finishing a distant sixth in the Premier League . (more...)
Manchester bombing: Premier League champions Chelsea cancel their victory parade
- May 28, 2017

In the previous campaign, Fabregas set up 19 goals as Chelsea won the Premier League title in his first season at the club, with Ozil only managing five. Instead, having convinced himself that Mesut Ozil's presence made the return of his former creator-in-chief unnecessary, the Frenchman waived the first option that Arsenal had done so well to negotiate as part of the original deal with Barcelona. (more...)