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James the maestro as Jordan displaced

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Golden State enters the title series with a flawless 12-0 playoff record. Coach Brad Stevens said no decision had been made yet on whether Thomas would undergo an operation but he reiterated that he is out for the remainder of the playoffs. Read More »

Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500

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Alonso was left upset by his inability to finish the race, but took plenty out of the experience. Sato shouted into his radio and punched the air after denying Brazil's Castroneves in his bid to become just the fourth driver to win the Indy 500 four times. Read More »

Hamilton Bounces Back with Sensational Spanish GP Win

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Sebastian Vettel feels his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton is so amicable both on and off track is down to their "common passion" of pure racing . Speaking after the race, Vettel reflected: "It was very close when we came out". The Briton, who made the move stick seven laps later and then made his tyres last to the finish, had sounded strangely breathless during the race when fretting about a strategy that turned out to be spot on. Read More »

LeBron, Cavs crush Celtics to reach NBA Finals

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While at practice on Saturday before Golden State and Cleveland face off in the Finals, Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue told reporters about why he has owed Warriors interim head coach Mike Brown $100 since his rookie year as an National Basketball Association player. Read More »

Vettel on top in Monaco

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Australian Daniel Ricciardo took his second successive podium with third place for Red Bull . Lewis Hamilton produced a faultless drive to salvage a seventh-placed finish at the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday after starting 13th on the grid. Read More »

James surpasses Jordan as all-time playoff scorer

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Kevin Love added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in the postseason. Durant's teammates said a third straight Warriors-Cavaliers Finals isn't a problem for the league, with Stephen Curry calling it "disrespectful" to imply that the matchup is an example of a watered-down National Basketball Association. Read More »

Vettel wins in Monaco, stretches lead on Hamilton

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That left him 0.043 of a second ahead of the world championship leader and four-time champion Vettel, who was just two-thousandths of a second faster than third-placed Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes . "I'm feeling pretty deflated right now". "We came out in traffic so I couldn't push on the last run, on the out lap, and it seemed like we had 20 seconds to Perez behind me and they put me out just behind Max and he was on a build lap", Ricciardo said. Read More »

Aubameyang scores as Dortmund win German Cup

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Dortmund's win marks Tuchel's maiden trophy in his coaching career at senior level. But I need to process it first. It's great that there's finally a feeling of optimism at the club, even amongst all the Aubameyang transfer rumors, and Marco Reus' ACL injury. Read More »

Young talent could surprise at French Open

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It showed in Rome, where he lost to Austrian Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals, snapping Nadal's 17 match winning streak. Rafael Nadal , Roger Federer , Novak Djokovic , Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka have dominated the Grand Slams since 2005. Read More »

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

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Can you believe that Scott was robbed at a Taco Bell? The racing driver who is on pole position for the Indianapolis 500 this weekend has been robbed at gunpoint . So I enjoy that part of it. "I think the whole team was working on my auto". "This is the biggest race in the world", he said. So he gave them the wallet and those guys left. Read More »

FRENCH OPEN '17: From Agassi-Nole to US teen, what to watch

She also has a French Open title to her name, winning the doubles in the 2016 edition. Thiem, meanwhile, showed how quickly he is learning in the space of three matches against Nadal in as many weeks. Nadal only dropped one set the rest of the way, going on to beat Federer in the final. "I definitely see him as the No. 1 favourite for this title". Read More »

Formula One 2017: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix

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With this, his second ever win at Monte Carlo , having won it last in 2011, Vettel notched his third victory of the season, following his success at the Bahrain and Australia Grand Prix . The 2007 world champion said: "I was called in". Ricciardo finally pitted at the end of lap 38, and Vettel a lap later after punching in a series of fastest laps. Read More »

NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers

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James , who says he doesn't care about his records (he does about this one because he has been chasing Jordan his whole career) raised his right arm and right index finger to acknowledge the moment. As well as he has sublimated those habits this season in deference to the existing style in Oakland, will those needs disrupt a Warriors' offense that was almost ideal prior to his arrival at the biggest moments? Celtics: Injured point guard Isaiah Thomas led his teammates in a pregame huddle ... Read More »

Ramsey urges Wenger to stay as Arsenal celebrate FA Cup win

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Conte , who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London previous year, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the English league this season after a miserable 2015/16 campaign when they finished 10th. Read More »

LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas Embrace After Cavs Eliminate Celtics

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They will also get an opportunity to redeem themselves to their fans with a better game played than they showed in Game 2. LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan to become the highest points scorer in National Basketball Association play-off history as the Cleveland Cavaliers reached the finals for a third successive year. Read More »

Sebastian Vettel ends Ferrari's Monaco jinx

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Number One: Sebastian Vettel's win all but confirmed his number one status at the Scuderia. From there, Vettel drove away from Raikkonen easily, taking Ferrari's first win in the principality since Michael Schumacher's triumph in 2001. Read More »

Kyrie Irving leads Cleveland to the verge of the NBA Finals

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Meanwhile, the Cavs dropped one game to the Boston Celtics . One June 1, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will end up meeting in the NBA Finals for a third year in a row. The Celtics already have 15 personal fouls, and the Cavs lead 52-31. They also scored a franchise-best 135 points in the playoffs. Irving was able to stay on the floor and finish the game, scoring a career playoff-high 42 points. Read More »

Cavaliers end Celtics playoff run with win at the Garden

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More memorable than even the outcome of the game was a 27-foot three-pointer from the left corner with 2:40 left in the third quarter that pushed James past his childhood idol, Michael Jordan , for first place on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list. Read More »

Lebron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time NBA playoff scorer

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The entire series was played at the Polo Grounds, home to both teams that season. In boxing, Floyd Mayweather ducked Manny Pacquiao in his prime years. We still have a few days left to go until Game 1. Barnes shot 20 percent on mostly wide-open looks. "Because I know it's not real". On the same night, James also passed San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili for third place on the all-time three-pointers made in NBA Playoffs history. Read More »

David Griffin wants people to give Cavs 'no chance' against Warriors

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What were you doing in 2010? LeBron James is averaging 32.5 points and eight rebounds while Kyrie Irving is averaging 24.5 points and 5.6 assists. "I'm not a scorer and I don't want to be labeled as a scorer". I didn't do the hoop earring, either. "Put me on the court and I'll find ways to be successful". Read More »

Vettel ends Ferrari's long wait for Monaco victory

From a story that started six weeks ago when he shocked the racing world by announcing his entry to the 101st Indianapolis 500, Fernando Alonso's dream of winning the Greatest Spectacle in Racing came to an all-too-familiar end when he was sidelined by an engine failure late on. Read More »

Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs

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Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love are also putting together fantastic numbers as well. INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Everywhere from the Las Vegas sportsbooks to ESPN's Basketball Percentage Index to even LeBron James' framing of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers as heavy underdogs against the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

French Open starts with Petra Kvitova's return

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The banner in Indian Wells was just unbelievable. She is seeded 15th in Paris . The youngest male player in Paris this year is 18-year-old Alex De Minaur. However, Williams again fell behind in the second set before Wang finally cracked as she served to level. In the last game, Kerber had seven break points but Makarova fought off each one before holding to win. Read More »

Moses sees red as Arsenal claim FA Cup

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The 28-year-old Spain worldwide has two years left on his contract at Stamford Bridge and told reporters after the cup final that a move to the Chinese Super League would jeopardise his chances of being involved in the 2018 World Cup. Ramsey told the BBC he had no doubts about what his boss should do. "I just want to do well for this club and apart from that after that it is down to the board members to decide if I'm the right man". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals

The Celtics , who are missing their best player, injured guard Isaiah Thomas , led by as many as 16 points in the first half and appeared primed to stun Cleveland again while James flirted with disaster. "We don't go into any series saying we're only going to play four games, we can't approach a series like that, like, 'Yeah, we're going to play four.' You approach it with a mindset of, 'Of course we'd love to sweep them but you have to take that game by game'". Read More »

F1 champion Alonso swigs milk at Indy, just not as winner

It wouldn't be easy. This time it is with Sato , who joined the team just this season and had largely been overlooked at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as the Andretti camp expanded to six cars for the 500 with the addition of Formula One driver Fernando Alonso . Read More »

LeBron James surpasses Michael Jordan as NBA playoffs leading scorer

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Add the Finals he went to in 2007 during his first stint in Cleveland and James has played for the title seven times , but thus far, he is only 3-4. So I didn't even believe I could be Mike. And my gut test is telling me that the Warriors are on a season-long mission to get even. James, with three titles, is still chasing Jordan's six. Read More »

Alonso Indy 500 sponsors get free deals to offset F1 woes

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He presented Kanaan with a hat, and Kanaan pretended to interview Alonso , joking that since Alonso's much-hyped arrival on that skateboard, one of the most popular drivers in Indianapolis history has had to find a new job. There is also a long list of sponsorship obligations including the Andretti Indy Gala. He has said he will decide on his future after F1's summer break in August but his chances of landing at a top team appear to be limited. Read More »

Isaiah Thomas 'Would Love' To Be With Celtics Long Term, Win Championships

The last pick in the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, Thomas has emerged as an All-Star in Boston . "I wear the number because of Mike", James said . "The plan is to play until 40, and they know that", Thomas said. It's that time of the year where we want to see the best players showcasing their skills in the last series of the National Basketball Association season. Read More »

Celtic 4/9 to win against Aberdeen in Saturday's Scottish Cup final

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Ahead of the final against Aberdeen at Hampden Park, where victory will complete a clean sweep for the Hoops , Boyata spoke about following Rodgers' instructions on his return. They will discover their first opponents in the qualifiers when the draw is made on 19 June and Rodgers' primary focus is on simply negotiating the three rounds which stand between them and the lucrative group stage. Read More »

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

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Durant told USA Today Sports in a wide-ranging article published Friday. His $6.26 million, which will count as one of the league's best bargains, is similar to what Boston will pay the top overall pick during his rookie season. Those guys are going to challenge me, they're going to challenge our ballclub. "So I just got back to the game". There hasn't been a Game 7 overtime since in the Final. Read More »

LeBron James Speaks On Passing Michael Jordan's Playoffs Points Mark

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We'll go from there. Cleveland-Golden State 3.0 is the matchup fans worldwide expected and wanted, and James believes they're in for quite a show. By making nine of his 15 looks at the basket, including four triples, point guard Kyrie Irving scored 24 points and assisted on seven other Cavaliers hoops in the closeout win over the Celtics at TD Garden in Boston , a victory that locked up Cleveland's third straight trip to the NBA Finals. Read More »