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Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

Complicating the Cavaliers' first-half pickle was the foul trouble LeBron James found himself in - picking up his fourth personal with 6:46 to play in the second period. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates his three point shot that made him the all time playoff points leader. As Lue spoke to a large group of reporters and some Cavs players got in extra shots following practice, James was noticeably absent from the floor. Read More »

James passes Jordan, Cavs return to Finals

The Cavaliers can let this sink in for a day or two before getting back to work to prepare for the Warriors. He also added 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 3 steals as the Cavs romped to a 135-102 victory and a 4-1 series win. The entire series was played at the Polo Grounds, home to both teams that season. LeBron James was very helpful handing out T-shirts . "With that being said, tonight I'll start my prepping, and we'll see what happens". Read More »

Kyrie Irving is ready for Stephen Curry and Warriors

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Lue should have warned James to be careful, too, as the superstar picked up four fouls and spent the final 6:46 watching from the bench, unable to help his team. "As the stakes get higher and higher, his game gets higher and higher, but (his performance in game four) was nothing surprising for me". "Hopefully", James said that night, "I don't continue to have to run into him". Read More »

Francis Coquelin Wants Arsene Wenger to Stay After FA Cup Success

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I said last week that this team would win the championship with one or two buys and keep them together. "Our season was incredible to win the league in this way, it was great but now it's important to look forward and to restart". "After that goal , we tried to play but they deserved it". " Per Mertesacker for me is a flawless example for any young professional football player". Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen: "It's great to be on pole position"

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However, the Briton has a 15-place grid penalty for engine replacements and that is expected to lift Hamilton up to 13th. "I got the bad end of the story today", Raikkonen said. Perez had to get a new front wing as he was running on a damaged one, scraping the surface. "The tyres were not in the window and then they were in the window". Read More »

Celtics eliminate Wizards 115-105 in Game 7

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Kelly Olynyk was the unlikely hero on Monday night, as Boston Celtics booked their place in the Eastern Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs after defeating Washington Wizards . Boston carried their positive momentum into the fourth quarter, where Olynyk took over. All through the series , they contributed more points than the back-court duo only once, when their 42-point effort in Game 3 trumped the 35 points of the Wall/Beal combination. Read More »

NBA to have first 'threematch' finals

The subsequent experience, watching Cleveland continue on its way to a blowout win that night, watching Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland on TV, and then Thursday's final loss to the Cavs in the locker room, may have been as excruciating as the injury itself. Read More »

Alonso keeps emotion out of race for now

Fans have already been warned that they should be prepared to evacuate the giant stands that surrounds the speedway in the event of thunderstorms, given that there will not be any racing as IndyCars can not run on oval tracks in the wet as it is too risky. Read More »

Noren (62) eagles 18th to win BMW PGA

It was absolutely shocking today". But after recording four points in Europe's Ryder Cup defeat last fall and a pair of top-three finishes in America before his fourth-place finish at the Masters, Pieters is seen around the world as being one of the up-and-coming stars of the game no matter which side of the Atlantic he bases himself. Read More »

Around the NHL: Pair of Game 5s Coming for Conference Finals

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The Anaheim Ducks have evened the NHL's Western Conference finals at a game apiece by erasing deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 in a 5-3 verdict over the visiting Nashville Predators . "And you wonder if 1-0 is going to do it for the night". Ryan Johansen and James Neal scored for the Predators in the first-period. It looked like they grabbed the lead moments later when Colton Sissons buried a rebound into an open net, but the referees blew the play dead prior to the goal when Harry ... Read More »

Francis Coquelin dedicates FA Cup final win to Arsene Wenger

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And here at Wembley , he answered the critics eloquently as Arsenal delivered an outstanding performance in an enthralling final to secure a win they fully merited. "Wednesday or Thursday it will all be clear." "I have no intention of leaving, I'm very happy here, I have two years on my contract, but if the club want to sell me there is one club I would go to". Read More »

All eyes on Alonso in wide-open field

Alonso's decision to make the trans-Atlantic leap this weekend was made easier by his Clarence-Honda team's struggles in Formula One this season. Whether that would ever happen, she wasn't sure. His best finish in that race was second in 2007, the final year that the series raced at Indy. She also felt prepared for the low temperatures and potential issues with cold tires, having dealt with those factors in her endurance racing career. Read More »

Proud Wenger hails Arsenal's "spectacular" FA Cup win

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He said more light would be shed on his situation on Wednesday or Thursday, but there seems little doubt Wenger is still held in high regard by the players. Referee Anthony Taylor consulted with the linesman before awarding the goal to Arsenal . "When they equalized it looked like things were against us, but we dug deep", Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck said. Read More »

DU men's lacrosse falls just short in NCAA semis

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They've had their chances, too. Last year, each Maryland team lost to North Carolina, which became only the second university in college lacrosse history to win a title with both programs. Each Maryland team has an extraordinary amount of talent. These Terps won behind three All-Americans in senior defender Nadine Hadnagy, goalie Megan Taylor and Stukenberg. Read More »

LeBron James becomes NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader

The Cavaliers and Warriors split their two meetings this season, both winning at home. Stations Casino opened odds on a Cavs-Warriors Finals on Wednesday at Golden State -220/Cleveland 180, with $10,000 limits. Obviously, adding an MVP to a team that already has a two-time MVP, that makes them even more impressive. "It's tough to say that we didn't expect it; we knew they'd be right there". Read More »

Nashville and Pittsburgh will play for the Stanley Cup

They won't be in awe of the environment or waste time figuring out how to play in it. Even though Murray helped lead Pittsburgh to the Stanley Cup past year after Fleury got hurt, he found that jumping into the playoffs midstream this spring required a headlong leap. Read More »

Celtics' Jaylen Brown Questionable for Game 5

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It's not just that he's removing himself from a contender to go to another contender, but by placing himself on Golden State there isn't possibly anybody that can catch up to the Warriors . As Love snapped a selfie and Smith scrolled through his social media mentions, James was asked for his take on the impending battle against the Warriors. Read More »

Laviolette, Sullivan meet in 1st all-US coaches Cup Final

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Digitally, the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have totaled an all-time record 1.7 million unique devices and 429.5 million minutes, up 21% and 28%, respectively, vs. Don't let the flimsy resume fool you. That's meant a steady diet of Chicago's Jonathan Toews , St. Louis's Vladimir Tarasenko, and Anaheim's Getzlaf. Read More »

Alonso says F1-Indy cross-overs boost racing

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The more seasons that pass by without another 500 win make him appreciate it even more, but he said it's nice to have people always reminding him of it during the month of May, leading up to the Memorial Day weekend race . Unlike F1, the Indy 500 also doesn't take place in the rain. Alonso says he has enjoyed every moment of his Indy experience but it is not something that would work in the secretive high-tech world of Formula One. Read More »

James breaks Jordan record as Cavs reach National Basketball Association finals

He says surgery is "not the No. 1 option right now". No matter what happens, let's make sure I come back even better. Those previous 21 NBA Finals games, with totals of 200 or more points, saw an average of 200.9 points scored. The fact that it was flukey circumstances that put a dominant team in each conference - there isn't another LeBron James returning home, and out West it took a one-time salary cap spike to add Kevin Durant to a 73-win team - doesn't change the fact this season ... Read More »

Kevin Love finds it 'funny' that Cavs are underdogs against Warriors

And if Warriors-Cavaliers goes as expected, he'll be beating the Cavaliers while they're busy paying him. "I've gotta do what's best for me in the long run, what's best for my body", Thomas said. Golden State's Kevin Durant opened as the favorite to be named NBA Finals MVP on Wednesday at William Hill, the first Nevada sportsbook to offer odds on the Finals MVP. Read More »

Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

Although Diego Costa equalized in the 76th, bringing down Willian's lofted ball on his chest and striking past David Ospina, Arsenal was back in front inside three minutes. "They are in a good way, they showed strength and unity and we played spectacular football". It wasn't the right approach, we suffered in the first 20 minutes and then we started to play. Read More »

Lebron James surpasses Jordan

ET. "We all need to soak it up", James said. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night to set up a NBA Finals rematch with the Golden State Warriors. Read More »

Cavs back in NBA Finals

LeBron James shoots over Jae Crowder . The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 116.8 points on 50.7 percent shooting and allowing 103.2 points on 45 percent shooting. I can put the ball in the hoop. At the end let me know if I shouldn't ever try to be a GM in the National Basketball Association, or if I'm actually on to something. Read More »

Notre Dame graduates walk out in protest during Pence commencement speech

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As The Indy Star reported , the students, some of whom were wrapped in rainbow colored flags or bore phrases of protest on their graduation caps, later gathered outside the arena to celebrate their graduation. The protest , which was expected, is in response to the former in governor's stance on immigration and gay rights. Before Pence spoke, Notre Dame valedictorian and student speaker C.J. Read More »

Game 6 Recap: Ottawa forces another one with 2-1 win

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Ottawa last scored a power-play goal in Game 1 of a second round series against the New York Rangers . "It's amusing how people still doubt us", veteran Zack Smith told Cheapseats after the Senators made like Oliver Twist and picked a victory out of the Pittsburgh Penguins' pocket on Tuesday. Read More »

Iwobi celebrates FA Cup triumph with Arsenal

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The Chelsea defenders were appealing for handball and a potential offside on Aaron Ramsey , but Sanchez needed a simple finish to give Arsenal an early 1-0 lead. We know Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is absolutely driven and he will be telling his players that they have one more game this season, and they have the chance to do something that hardly any players have achieved. Read More »

FA Cup: Arsenal beat Chelsea 2-1, claim the trophy

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However, Conte and co. can be more than satisfied with their Premier League-winning campaign. "You notice the team has suffered, but we are united, we responded". When his initial attempt to chip the ball into Chelsea's area was blocked, he appeared to knock the rebound forward with his arms before running through and shooting past Thibaut Courtois despite Ramsey standing in an offside position. Read More »

SHOTS | 3 observations after the Cleveland Cavaliers win Eastern Conference crown

It's been a rough couple of days for LeBron James . After kicking Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the previous center, Green was under the NBA's telescope for any problems the Warriors forward might cause in the postseason. The Warriors are the better team and should be favored, but this is a lot of points to give a Cavs team that will have the best player in the series and is one of maybe two teams that can shoot with Golden State. Read More »

Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

He has clearly improved tremendously since then, earning two straight All-Star appearances while finishing third in the National Basketball Association this season with 28.9 points per game. Both teams dominated throughout the playoffs - the Warriors making history by going an unprecedented 12-0 through three rounds in the Western Conference with the Cavs losing just a single game to the Celtics . Read More »