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Kerr 'not ready' to return to Warriors sideline

Klay Thompson , Golden State: After compiling a 17.4 PER during the regular season, Thompson enters the Finals with a postseason PER of 8.4 in 413 minutes. But Durant's inclusion fundamentally changes the makeup of the series . Those monster crowds that turned out to see the show, both at home and on the road all season long, were riding the emotion of supersized expectations as the postseason began. Read More »

Steve Kerr says Steph Curry looks 'fresher, faster, stronger' than a year ago

Durant , who previously faced James in the 2012 Finals with Golden State , has taken a great team and elevated it to a almost unstoppable level. Cue the " Warriors blew a 3-1 lead in the finals " memes and t-shirts. Kerr returned this season and coached the entire 82-game regular season without incident, as well as the opening two games of Golden State's first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers . Read More »

Arsenal win English FA Cup after beating Chelsea 2-1

It feels special because I feel we beat the record of winning the cup and we needed two outstanding performances in the final and semi-final. [Wenger] could have gone small but he went with a big fella and that's something I have to give him credit for. Read More »

Ranking LeBron James Top 5 Finals Moments

The shot gave him 29 points for the game and 5,989 points in his postseason career. For James, it was a typically brilliant stat line: 35 points, 13-for-18 shooting, 4 for 7 from the 3-point line, eight rebounds and eight assists. Golden State also has a 83 percent chance of winning Game 1 at home. "I wear the number because of Mike". I think we'll use it as fuel. "I think it's gotten to the point where it's become a travesty, an absolute travesty". Read More »

Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1

No, I won't share it with you", Sullivan said when asked if Carl Hagelin or Jake Guentzel might be scratched. Nashville thought it scored the opening goal midway through the first period when Subban's wrist shot from the point got by Murray. Read More »

Seeded Kerber loses in first round of French Open

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova made a winning return at Roland Garros while world number one Angelique Kerber was knocked out after a first-round defeat. It was not an unfortunate loss, as the disparity between the players in her Russian opponent's favour was as wide as the scoreline suggests. 'I just didn't want to lose. Read More »

Opening day nightmare for Kerber

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The 29-year-old German thus becomes the first women's number one seed to lose in the first round of Roland Garros in the Open era - a defeat which leaves her status as world number one in the balance. "This year it's actually the same. I felt a few times the racquet wasn't really in my hand strongly. but I think if I'm going to practice more my hand will improve and will be better and better". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors trilogy is already legendary

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Their starting lineup has also outscored teams by 32.6 points per 100 possessions. They're going to challenge us a lot, offensively, defensively, mentally, physically. After he was injured trying to dribble around Klay Thompson , he said his knee was not susceptible to further injury. Curry is of course the two-time reigning MVP . Read More »

Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

The Nashville Predators are in the final for the first time in franchise history and are trying to become the first No. 16 seed to win the Cup. After Nick Bonino scored at 19:43 of the first period , the Penguins did not register another shot on goal until Guentzel scored on a wrister from the right circle, a fabulous transition play from Matt Cullen. Read More »

Europa League victory lifted Manchester, says Ferguson

The victory ensured that United book a place in next seasons Champions League final. But with continued speculation over his future at the club, Romero feels he is ready to make the step up if he is required to. It's right to say we want to qualify for the Champions League , but you know, you want to go try and win that trophy. The club now has every title in world football. Read More »

Jay Bruce homers in New York Mets loss

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For as much as the series win against the Pirates was nice for the Mets , the success of the starting pitchers stood out in this three-game set. They crowned him for finally delivering, putting the cap on an encouraging weekend. "It just felt like there wasn't any life to the ball", Kuhl said. The Mets (20-27) stranded two runners on base in four of his five innings. He got him swinging on an 88-mile per hour slider. Read More »

Petra Kvitova wins in emotional return to tennis at French Open

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Kvitova produced 31 winners whilst the 25-year-old got 9 winners. I felt few times when the racquet wasn't really in my hand strongly. Kvitova said she isn't fully recovered but is ready to return to competitive tennis . What is certain is that Kvitova's meeting with Boserup , a 25-year-old United States player ranked 86, will be no ordinary first-round match. Defending champion Novak Djokovic eased through to the second round of the French Open after beating Marcel Granollers of Spain ... Read More »

Critics made me stronger says Mertesacker

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Arsene Wenger will attend an Arsenal board meeting created to resolve his future on Tuesday having already agreed the terms of a new two-year contract at the club as long ago as November, sources have told ESPN FC. "I don't know how many would have expected that", he added. It is between him and me. Beaten manager Antonio Conte felt Sanchez's fourth-minute opener-which was initially disallowed for offside, then allowed to stand-should have been ruled out. Read More »

LeBron confident ahead of NBA finals

Dribbling near the sideline, the two-time MVP threw a left-handed, behind-the-back pass in the direction of Klay Thompson , but the ball's intended recipient never had a chance. While Irving played Robin to LeBron's Batman, and at times matched the King's performance, Curry was unable to give Golden State the lift they needed . Read More »

Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal

The 67-year-old also became the FA Cup's most successful manager as he claimed a seventh winners' medal. He switched to a three-man defense following a loss to Crystal Palace in mid-April, and the Gunners have won nine and only lost once in all competitions since, including the win over the league champs to take the FA Cup crown. Read More »

Cavaliers coach keeps NBA champions cool amid the chaos

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Golden State, unbeaten this postseason at 12-0 with sweeps of Houston, Utah and San Antonio, hosts the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers in Games 1 and 2 on Thursday and Sunday . Regardless, the seven-game series , starting June 1, will surely satisfy the competition and excitement National Basketball Association fans crave as the Cavs and the Warriors fight for another victory. Read More »

'Beast' of the West? bring it on - LeBron

The Warriors went 2-5 after that game. That is until LeBron James was drafted. James averaged just 17.6 points in the series , nine fewer than he'd averaged during the regular season. "I shot fadeaways before I should have". "I was right there". I wore black and red shoes with white socks. "But you can probably tell , I'm not sitting here happy-go-lucky". Read More »

Spieth avoids Colonial cut scare, has shot to defend title

Simpson is gunning for his fourth win on the USPGA Tour to go with his US Open title and victories at the 2011 Wyndham Championship, 2011 Dell Technologies Championship and 2014 Shriners Open. Two-time major victor Spieth produced his best golf of the tournament to push Kisner all the way. "He's a great kid". "It's always tricky around here", Simpson said. Read More »

Rohit: Team unity key to Mumbai success

Instagram too was abuzz with IPL pictures and videos as those off the pitch also came forward to congratulate the team on their brilliant win. "We spoke about it at the start of the tournament". The victory was sealed with the final ball of the game, bowled by former Australia global Mitchell Johnson, when Pune could only get two runs when they required four for the win. Read More »

Warriors respond to complaints of lack of parity and boring playoffs

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The Warriors are a super team and LeBron James is a super human. The Warriors' goal, of course, is also to win the rubber match with Cleveland and earn their franchise a second title in three years. Three-time National Basketball Association champion LeBron James said earlier in the playoffs he has nothing left to prove as far his National Basketball Association legacy, citing two titles with the Miami Heat and coming home to bring one to Cleveland as his biggest critic-silencers. Read More »

Petra Kvitova makes triumphant comeback at French Open

She was injured during an attack at her home in the Czech city of Prostejov. It took Mladenovic almost three hours to win 3-6, 6-3, 9-7. Kvitova , a two-time Wimbledon champion, suffered the injuries as she pulled the knife blade away from her throat; two fingers suffered nerve damage. Read More »

James undaunted by beastly Warriors

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Odds makers have tipped the Golden State Warriors as the overwhelming favourites in the upcoming 2017 NBA Finals . James elected not to talk about the Warriors following the game , choosing instead to celebrate a third straight conference title in Cleveland and his seventh consecutive Finals trip. Read More »

Hamilton Clinches The Spanish Grand Prix

Vettel can take heart, however, from the fact that the difference between the victor and runner-up came down to a choice of team strategy that went Mercedes' way. "We lost four seconds", the Ferrari driver said. But Vettel defended his inside position on a curve, sending Hamilton off as they came close to touching. Read More »

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

The Gunners board and Wenger will convene for a board meeting on Tuesday (30 May) where his future will be decided. Arsenal even had the luxury of a man advantage from the 68th minute when Victor Moses received a second yellow card for diving. Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen to start from pole at Monaco GP

Hamilton said over the radio in the closing laps. Vettel was able to pit a few laps later and emerge ahead of Raikkonen , having overturned the deficit before pushing on to create a gap of nearly 10 seconds. Hamilton has won twice in Monaco , including last year's race, and Mercedes had won the last four races in the Mediterranean principality. Ferrari denied they had manipulated their pit strategy to ensure Vettel took the win. Read More »

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's future to be decided on Tuesday

Mertesacker played wonderfully in Saturday's 2-1 victory over favourites Chelsea , keeping the likes of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa at bay with a composed display. "I'm sure he wants the best for the team and if he thinks that is the way to go you have to go with it, we are a team. I feel a bit sorry for him". Read More »

Predators, Penguins meet in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

This goes beyond the fear of Pittsburgh wiping away Detroit's record as the last back-to-back champion in a year where the Red Wings organization has already lost so much; this Stanley Cup Final is yet another chance to maintain or rewrite the NHL's stars. Read More »

LeBron says he has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before

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It's why many are rooting for the Cavs to win the Finals this year. Should Golden State win its second title while he is unable to coach , that could either hurt the perception of him as a coach , or reinforce his brilliance as the architect of a team that can survive without him. Read More »

Penguins have experience, Predators have momentum

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Malkin's tally came on a 5-on-3 man advantage , after Calle Jarnkrok and James Neal were whistled for simultaneous penalties. "It's the coach's decision and I have to respect that". Ottawa coach Guy Boucher proved prescient when he said before his team was blown out 7-0 in Game 5, "We know [the Penguins] are a better team". Whether you hate them or not (and I'm assuming most of us do), that kind of greatness doesn't come around often and deserves a certain amount of respect, however ... Read More »