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Hamilton pleased with seventh finish in Monaco

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel on his way to victory in the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Kimi Raikkonen made an unnecessary pit stop at lap 34 which helped Vettel to build a 10 second lead within 8 laps. The Mercedes chief insists everyone is working towards making sure they finish above Ferrari come the end of the season but for now is enjoying the underdog tag. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers win title in six games? Here's how

Durant's playing in the Finals for the second time , the last coming when he and the Oklahoma City Thunder lost 4-1 in 2012 to James and the Miami Heat . "We just went out and did what we were supposed to do and took care of business". "We know it's going to be a battle". The ultimate championship rubber match , which most everyone expected the moment last year's Finals ended, begins on Friday (NZT) in Oakland and will cap what has been a predictable 82-game regular season and ... Read More »

Ideal postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant

We're trying to take what they took from us past year". He single-handedly carried a depleted Cavs team to Game 6 of the 2015 Finals against the Warriors , sparked their historic comeback from 3-1 down in the 2016 series , and in these playoffs has actually found a way to BE BETTER . Read More »

Warriors sweep Spurs to reach NBA Finals


The Warriors led by as many as 22 points in cruising to their third consecutive Finals appearance - they are seeking their second league title in three years. "I'm glad we got this done". "I told him the other day, 'I don't even want to talk about or think about anything other than winning this championship". Read More »

UK Police stop sharing intelligence about Manchester attack with US

The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring more than 60, the BBC reported . The act prohibits them from sharing sensitive information regarding national security but also prevents them from sharing security information involving other countries. Read More »

Flawless postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' superstar

Remember when rest was all the rage? "I saw the quote from Kevin Love that he's surprised". The other key natural progression has been Durant's chemistry this season with fellow star Stephen Curry . "So it makes it even more risky when you equip that talent, that skill with those guys". Durant has a much better team and has become a much more complete player now in his first season with the Warriors . Read More »

My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom

With three-times National Basketball Association champion James in the best playoff form of his career and the Warriors on a revenge path, even the most casual fans may find it hard to turn away when the series begins on Thursday in Oakland . Read More »

Sato speeds to historic Indy 500 win


Dixon had collided with Jay Howard , who blamed the incident on Hunter-Reay. Hunter-Reay also failed to win the 500 in 2016 after leading the most laps (52), and could not hide his frustration. "But you have to finish to finish first". Such was the impression Alonso made in his debut race, he was asked to speak to the media after the race despite his retirement. Read More »

Boston Celtics Game 4 Recap: Mr. Buckets

Great passing and offensive execution by the Celtics stretched the lead to, as many as, 11 points. There is no problem having a bit of bravado going into Game 5, as long as it translates to consistent play in all four quarters. James shot 2-of-18 against Boston in 2008, and similarly disappeared against those same Celtics in Game 5 in 2010. Cleveland was down by 13 points and LeBron James was sitting on the bench with four fouls before the second quarter. Read More »

Warriors without coach for opener


The Cleveland Cavaliers arrived in San Francisco Tuesday to face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday. But Lue, once a journeyman point guard who steered the Cavs to an National Basketball Association championship last season, has grown more accepting of his frontman role. Read More »

After one last rout, champion Cavaliers give Celtics credit


He was not a no-show, there was a reason he was absent from the third game of the teams conference finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers . For the third straight home game in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics got off to a slow start against Cleveland and it cost them their season. Read More »

Celtics' season ends with Game 5 rout by LeBron, Cavs


Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas says he must wait until the swelling subsides in his injured right hip before determining his rehabilitation plan but noted that surgery is not now the top option. "I believe we've got another level, as well", he said after Cleveland steamrolled the Boston Celtics with 130-86 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Read More »

All-round India pummels Bangladesh by 240 runs

Morgan could not have been more emphatic in his support for the out-of-form Jason Roy in the immediate aftermath of Monday's collapse at Lord's. Mehedi Hasan, the No. "That's a decision we have got to make". Several batsmen tried to hit their way out of trouble against Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell despite accurate bowling from the new-ball duo made more risky by cloudy skies and a green-tinged pitch. Read More »

LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan as Cleveland Cavaliers destroy the Boston Celtics

He reached the milestone late in the third quarter with a three-point shot during the Cavaliers 135-102 blowout win over Boston . This night was as much about him as he would allow. He left to ply his skills at baseball, his other love, then made a decision to return to basketball after two years, winning three more NBA championships with the Bulls upon his return. Read More »

Steve Kerr intends to 'coach for a long time' despite back

Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives around Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors during the first half at Quicken Loans Arena on December 25, 2016 in Cleveland . That set became the center of Boston's offensive attack after Isaiah Thomas' hip injury sidelined him in the second half of Game 2 , trying to make Al Horford more of a focal point.But the Warriors' approach is much different."It's not like the post touches of Shaq (Shaquille O'Neal) and Timmy D (Tim ... Read More »

Amir Khan wants Brook bout after Spence Jr takes title

Brook's left eye was nearly swollen shut when he sank to a knee in the 10th after being caught by a body shot and then a left and right to the jaw while on the ropes. The Sheffield fighter explained afterwards that Spence Jr had caught him in the eye in the seventh round and left him struggling to see. Lennox Lewis, a three-time world heavyweight champion, was impressed by Brook's performance tweeting that the fighter: "showed his heart!" I chose to press the action, make him fight at a pace ... Read More »

Analyst out on a limb, says Warriors won't be challenged by Cavs

But the following year, taking Andrew Wiggins out of Kansas with the top pick was more of a no-brainer. On the other hand, the University of Alabama's football team is. "They have their youth, they have their health". "Conventional wisdom basically suggests that having dynamic rivalries of great teams is really good for a sport, even if it does leave more cities on the outside looking in", Robert Boland, director of the sports administration programme at Ohio University, told Reuters. Read More »

Pune restrict Mumbai to 129/8 in IPL final


Johnson took three wickets while Jasprit Bumrah picked up three wickets in the match. Smith played a heroic knock of 51 runs, smashing two boundaries and equal number of sixes ion his 50-ball knock. He led Gujarat to victory over Mumbai in the Ranji final in January with a match-winning 143 in the second innings. So, we wanted Smith to hit into the wind. Read More »

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


But 32 points from LeBron in OKC turned the tide, and the rest felt quite smooth and natural en route to a 1st Finals MVP and National Basketball Association championship. But there's also a clear respect level between the clubs as well. The Warriors are 12-0 overall through the first three rounds; the Cavs are 12-1. Like many good trilogies add a new and imposing antagonist for the third act - Luke Skywalker needed to face the Emperor, and Batman had Bane - the Warriors added four-time ... Read More »

Statistically Speaking: Crosby lifts Penguins to victory


The Senators trailed 1-0 at the end of one period and 3-0 until Clarke MacArthur put them on the board at 18:22 of the second. We've got your way to watch game four via live stream on May 19 at 8pm EST , right here. Bobby Ryan eventually gained possession down low and found Methot with a crafty pass. It's tough when you give up that many goals in the first period. Read More »

Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week

Chelsea's 10-men still managed to equalise when Diego Costa cancelled out Alexis Sanchez's controversial early opener on 76 minutes, but Aaron Ramsey's header quickly secured Arsenal's record 13th FA Cup triumph. Arsene Wenger changed the defensive formation to three at the back, and it worked a charm. Wenger is expected to sign a new two-year deal and stay on as manager despite calls from large sections of fans and former players for him to step aside. Read More »

French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to second round

I think this is exactly what I needed at this moment, a person like him who understands the reactions as a tennis player and a person". "It's hopefully something that can be long term". 7 seed Johanna Konta of Britain bowed out with a 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 loss to 109th-ranked Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan. Sugita had rallied from two sets down when play was suspended on Monday because of darkness, with the Japanese player leading 4-2 in the fourth set. Read More »

Ranking LeBron James Top 5 NBA Finals opponents


Golden State have rattled off a record 12 straight post-season wins, keeping their ideal playoff run through three rounds. LeBron James is back in the NBA Finals for the seventh straight year. Something's up because Thompson is too talented to be struggling like this. Still, Thompson would like nothing more than to see some shots fall. And there are the seemingly comfortable and at-peace Cavaliers: forward Kevin Love , guard Kyrie Irving and coach Tyronn Lue . Read More »

Wenger to sign new deal on Weds

A day earlier, sources told ESPN FC that Wenger had already agreed the broad outline of a new two-year contract at the club as long ago as November, with Tuesday's board meeting the final hurdle before signing it. "But I repeat Moses is an honest player and if there was this situation he was exhausted and he didn't want to cheat the referee". He faced significant criticism around that time , with former Blackburn and Celtic striker Chris Sutton telling BBC Radio 5 live on 20 March ... Read More »

Skeleton Key: How the Cavs can defeat the Warriors

Stephen Curry has led the team in scoring with averages of 28.6 points and 5.6 assists and he has been well supported by Kevin Durant who is averaging 25.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game during these playoffs. This is going to be tough for the Cavaliers . In the finals, game 1 will be remembered for James' cramps just when it felt like the Heat would steal game 1. Read More »

Surprised Alonso gears up for rookie Indy race


So it's a fast vehicle, it's a good machine, I've worked with some of his mechanics in the past. "I don't expect to be one tenth off the Mercedes cars in qualifying, but the guys understand where I'm coming from". Alonso , a two-time Formula One champion who's having a middling season in that series, opted to skip the glamorous Monaco Grand Prix and instead travel to America's heartland to enter the Indy 500 for the first time. Read More »

Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup


Bowman recalled with a grin. If one thing's clear, it's that fans haven't been game to pay top dollar for the Warriors' and Cavaliers' very un-dramatic playoff series this spring. So long as the Cavs score remotely efficiently with this method, they will continue going back to it under the belief that it improves their defense. Read More »

Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals


Which is good. It's familiar territory for the defending champs, their comfort zone. Now, we are ready for the big finish. In addition to wrapping The Q in NBA Finals signage, many local landmarks and businesses will also showcase banners and deck out with signage to show their support and Cavs pride. Read More »

India beat Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up match


I'm not taking anything from our bowlers, but it really gets very hard for the batsmen", he said. "This year, the team is a lot fitter, the cricketers are a lot more mature, because that was a very young group four years ago". Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja got thirties. Chasing the mammoth score, only three Bangladeshi batsmen - Mushfiqur Rahim (13), Mehedi Hasan Miraz (24) and Sunzamul Islam (18 not out) - managed to reach double figures. Read More »

Steve Kerr on Warriors as NBA Finals Favorites: "Are You Kidding Me?"


INDEPENDENCE, OHIO-There's a four-headed, shotmaking, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers . So I feel the same way, that's why I'm able to relate to him so much. Andre Iguodala earned MVP honors of the 2015 Finals mostly for his defense on James, who was harassed into 39.8 percent shooting in the series . Read More »