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J.R. Smith Expects LeBron to Better in Game 4

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In addition to three straight home losses to Cleveland , including a pair of blowout defeats in the opening two games of this series, the Celtics are just 2-7 straight-up in their past nine home dates with the Cavaliers , failing to cover in four of their past five. Read More »

Castillo leads Orioles past Blue Jays 7-5

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The most costly miscue was the first-inning grounder botched by second baseman Jonathan Schoop , which set up Travis' drive into the left-field seats. Toronto's offence, meanwhile, solved Baltimore righty Kevin Gausman for 10 hits in six innings but managed to convert them into just a pair of runs. Read More »

Liverpool fans delighted with top-four finish

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His consistent performances over the past few seasons have seen Koscielny become one of the league best centre-backs, and although the club did not perform this season, the 31-year-old certainly did. "We are here to show ourselves, the club, Liverpool FC". "I'm really proud of the boys, they did well", Klopp said. Liverpool recently rubbished reports they were interested in Manchester City misfit Joe Hart. Read More »

Two eagles boost McGirt to early lead at Players Championship

Garcia added another wild chapter when his 52-degree wedge shot from 123 yards landed six feet shy of the pin, one-hopped inches past the hole and spun back into the cup for an ace as the crowd erupted. Hughes' round was much more conventional, with five birdies and no bogeys on his card thanks to a scrambling par from the trees on the closing hole. Read More »

Pogba sends grieving Man United to emotional Europa League triumph

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A little more than 48 hours after the attack, substitute Wayne Rooney took over the captain's arm band and raised the Europa League trophy at the Friends Arena , the stadium where American Grande began her world tour back on May 8. "It's the end of a very hard season, but I think it's been very good", he told BT Sport . This match had come to mean so much to Manchester United that three of his injured players - Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly - had just attempted to ... Read More »

Man. United consoles grieving city with emotional Europa Cup win

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More than 100 people were also injured as fans were leaving an Ariana Grande concert on Monday. The Old Trafford club would have missed out on £50m had they not reached the Champions League next term, while their 42nd piece of major silverware saw United become only the fifth side to claim a full quota of European trophies. Read More »

Cavaliers Rebound, Defeat Celtics in Game 4 of Eastern Conference Finals

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The Cavaliers were so dominant in the first three quarters that "The Big Three" of James, point guard Kyrie Irving and power forward Kevin Love did not play a single second in the fourth quarter. Instead, the team rallied together and came back from a 21-point deficit to win on an Avery Bradley game-clinching three. "I had a tough game period, not just in the second half". Read More »

Mumbai eliminate KKR to secure IPL final reunion with Supergiant

Krunal Pandya (45 n.o) and Rohit Sharma (26) paved the way for MI's low-key six-wicket victory with a 54-run stand for the fourth wicket . Keeping veteran tweaker Harbhajan Singh on the bench, Karn Sharma vindicated his captain's faith in him by taking the wicket of Colin de Grandhomme in the next delivery, pinging the New Zealander on his backfoot for an easy leg before decision. Read More »

'We played for the people who died', says Pogba

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Marouane Fellaini has received plenty of ridicule from Man United supporters since joining the club from Everton for £27.5 million on Deadline Day in September 2013. The Portuguese boss said he was delighted after a long, hard season became a huge success. "If [we are] dominant in the air, we go long". And following Wednesday night's game at the Friends Arena , United have now pulled ahead of the Reds. Read More »

Pogba On Target As Reds Win Europa League

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Any hope of an Ajax comeback was nearly immediately quashed in the second half, however, as Henrikh Mkhitaryan poked in a Chris Smalling knockdown in the 48th minute. Ajax substituted star player Kasper Dolberg as he had no influence on the match at all. Manchester United and Manchester City will compete in the Premier League, FA Cup, EFL Cup and UEFA Champions League next season. Read More »

Celtics-Cavaliers: Boston Stands Proud for a Night

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Its the Eastern Conference finals. As James disappeared in the second half, so did Cleveland's ability to hit three-pointers. The series resumes Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena before returning to Boston on Thursday for a Game 5 that didnt appear necessary until the Celtics stormed back from 21 down and won when Avery Bradleys 3-pointer danced an Irish jig on the rim before falling with 0.01 seconds left. Read More »

Cavaliers rally past Celtics to take control of series

James' second-half disappearing act was especially perplexing. " Isaiah (Thomas ) goes down and they're running a totally different offense than we prepared for so it's been tough on us". LeBron mentioned after Game 1 that he wanted to see more of "the mentality of Kevin from Minnesota" and that's exactly what everyone has been privileged enough to witness. Read More »

Irving, LeBron lift Cavs over Celtics

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Thomas, who led the Celtics in scoring and assists, is out for the remainder of the National Basketball Association playoffs because of the nagging hip injury he aggravated during game two of the Eastern Conference finals . Boston could swing the ball around the perimeter all the way to Smart, who then wobbles his way through traffic-with his dribble being almost poked away on several occasions-into a wild layup attempt kept down but by the lip of the rim. Read More »

Lakers rumors: LA should trade for Jimmy Butler, wait on Paul George

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At the moment, it appears there will be a plethora of guards and forwards to choose from at six including players like Duke Blue Devils forward Jayson Tatum and NC State Wolfpack guard Dennis Smith Jr. At least, for the Lakers , it would. The 27-year-old has a player option for next year and it is expected that he will opt out to either get a much lucrative pact or to test his value in free agency. Read More »

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

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Abedi's brother was detained Tuesday and shortly before Wednesday's press conference three additional men were taken into custody . After arresting a 23-year-old man on Tuesday from south Manchester , where Abedi lived, police said they had arrested four more men on Wednesday. Read More »

Mata dedicates final win to Manchester

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The boys were fantastic. Pogba, who moved to Manchester aged 16 to join United's set up and returned last summer from Juventus for a world record £89 million (RM495.7 million) fee, added: "We know things like this are very sad all over the world". Read More »

Boston Celtics beat the buzzer to end Cleveland Cavaliers´ winning streak

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The injury was so severe that Stevens said he was surprised Thomas was able to play Game 7 of Boston's semifinal series against Washington. But if Games 3 and 4 are any indication, it won't be easy. Bradley, who is converting 36.3 percent of his perimeter shots in the postseason, gets off a clean look from his sweet spot and knocks down the 3-pointer to give the Celtics a 111-108 lead. Read More »

Celtics throw scare into LeBron, Cavs in Game 4

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Boston's victory may have given Cleveland a bit of a wakeup call, or provided basketball fans with a series. Cavaliers small forward LeBron James has got to be better in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals than he was in Game 3. Read More »

LeBron James lies low after Cavaliers' stunning loss

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In fact, LeBron James used those very words to explain why losing Game 3 to the Celtics was a good thing. Boston's lead was 49-33 with 5:30 left in the quarter and 57-47 at halftime, despite the Celtics missing Isaiah Thomas , their leading scorer, who is out with a hip injury. Read More »

Les supporteurs de Manchester ébranlés mais confiants — Finale Europa League

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Où a lieu le match? " Peter Bosz , l'entraîneur de l'Ajax Amsterdam , livre son analyse après la défaite de mercredi soir contre Manchester United (2-0, finale de la Ligue Europa )". Le succès de la C3, second trophée remporté cette saison par le coach portugais après la Coupe de la Ligue anglaise, lui permet de se qualifier pour la prestigieuse et lucrative Ligue des champions, la saison prochaine. Read More »

No blame for LeBron after Celtics no-show, says Cavaliers coach Lue

As he has done all series, Love continued to be a headache for Boston's defense by knocking down seven threes in the first half. "We have guys who have chips on their shoulders", Boston coach Brad Stevens said. "Obviously, it was a hard series for them injury-wise and circumstantially. I'm sure of it". On Sunday evening, however, the team in green that has made more history than any franchise reminded fans that Celtic pride is more than a slogan. Read More »

Manchester United claim first Europa League title

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Paul Pogba's deflected effort and Henrikh Mkhitaryan's improvised finish proved the difference as United collected their second trophy of the season following their League Cup triumph in February. Mourinho certainly doesn't. His response to Bosz's "boring" comment was this. In Stockholm , United won not just a trophy but the modern footballing equivalent of Willy Wonka's golden ticket - a place in the Champions League , where Europe's elite clubs do battle for glory - and a share of a ... Read More »

Cueto, Lester get the nod as Cubs host Giants

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I like this to be a solid pitching battle, with Moore and the Giants coming out on top. "I put some good swings on the ball, got a nice 'W.' Yeah, it feels good". Moore has been wildly inconsistent this season but got the job done well today. Mark Melancon worked the ninth for his ninth save in 11 chances. Chicago is also 6-1 in Hendricks' last seven Wednesday starts, and 5-0 in Hendricks' last five starts with six days' rest. Read More »

Antonio Conte gets top prize at League Managers Association awards

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Arsenal are disappointed with their fifth-placed Premier League finish but focused on winning the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday, striker Danny Welbeck has said. As for his own future, Terry remains insistent he has not yet decided whether he will continue playing or opt to retire once the season is over although Premier League sides Bournemouth and Swansea have expressed interest in signing him. Read More »

Larson on pole after Busch error

Charlotte Motor Speedway has hosted all but one all-star race in the 33-year history of the event . I knew being the leader off pit road was going to be the big thing. “You cant pass running the same speed. "Track position is key and you try to do something to get track position and you don't have the upper hand". It's just on the bottom. Read More »

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James too much for Boston Celtics in Game 4

The talk of the series so far has been focused on LeBron James , and rightfully so, but Kevin Love is performing on levels we haven't seen in some time. James pulled back his right arm for his signature throw down, but drilled the back of the iron, sending the ball flying straight up into the air instead of stuffing it through the nylon. Read More »

No such thing as garbage time for Cleveland Cavaliers

James finished with just 11 points and didn't score at all in the final 16 minutes of the game as Boston pushed back from a 21-point deficit to move the series to 2-1. I wouldn't say so because at moments like this when they needed a basket or a bucket, who do you really go to on a consistent basis? The Celtics reminded us how tough and gritty they are, pulling out a shocking Game 3 win on the road. Read More »

Ronaldo Double Propels Real to the Brink of La Liga

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Two games to go. Real Madrid face Celta de Vigo at the Balaidos Stadium today, as they look to maintain their advantage over Barcelona in the race for the La Liga title. And Zidane hailed the Portuguese forward after the match , with Ronaldo having scored 13 goals in his past eight games. "Obviously it's not common for me to miss like that, but it can happen, I'm human and I also make mistakes". Read More »

British official: Manchester bomber 'likely' had accomplices

It's part of what's known as "Operation Temperer" in which police and armed forces are trained to work together or in which members of the armed forces replace police in certain locations. The father and younger brother of suspected Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi have been arrested in Libya, according to multiple news outlets. Read More »

LeBron James silences reporter after probing question

In his first 10 playoff games -all wins - he was averaging 34.3 points and shooting 57 percent from the field, 46 percent from three-point range and averaging only 3.8 turnovers per game. Cleveland is 14-0 when leading a series 2-0. "I've missed some dunks in my career", James said. Look, I'm never one to tell someone how to think or react. Read More »

Irving's 42 points leads Cavs past Celtics

James left the game with 6:46 remaining in the second quarter with four fouls. Celtics coach Brad Stevens said G Isaiah Thomas (right hip injury ) would travel outside of Boston to undergo further examination Monday to determine if surgery is needed. Read More »

Boston Celtics stun Cleveland Cavaliers with last-second shot

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College too? "Yeah, I think they would have beaten all those teams, too", he said. "It seems like you only ask questions when we lose", James said to the reporter. I just hate my family going through that. "I don't know what to say other than he's a handful". It was an intense moment made odd by the fact that a Cavs fan would heckle James for an off night when James is the one who delivered Cleveland a championship last June. Read More »

Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue refused to point the finger of blame at LeBron James yesterday, a day after a woeful performance from the National Basketball Association star gave the Boston Celtics a postseason lifeline. But they remembered in time to salvage Game 4, and are now one victory from their third straight NBA Finals duel with the Golden State Warriors . But a glance at PopcornMachine.Net's GameFlow is like watching a risky stock you gambled on tank in the second half. Read More »

Celtics rally to beat Cavaliers in East Finals

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It was good enough though to help the Boston Celtics shock the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Sunday, and not just because it eventually went through the hoop. Avery Bradley's 3-pointer found its way into the hoop with 0.1 seconds left, and for the time being, the Boston Celtics found their way back into the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »