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Red Sox's Price earns 1st win

Over the past four seasons, Tillman has served as the club's stopper, always there to deliver a deep start when needed, but this season he's battled to get through six innings. Orioles: C Welington Castillo could end up spending the minimum time on DL after sustaining a testicular injury Tuesday night. "We think we have a feel of it and we hopefully can work him through it", Dombrowski said. Read More »

Comebacks _ on both sides _ happening for Game 2

The Cavaliers lost Game 1 at Golden State last spring and fell down 3-1 before coming back to win the series , and James is not panicking. That's when things really got ugly. But it's hard to imagine Cleveland pulling a complete 180 on the road just three days removed from Game 1's events. "That's what we come to expect every year now". Read More »

Golden State Warriors 10 best moments from Game 1

That's what makes them tough". "We're going to have to help him (Durant) out as far as knocking shots down from the perimeter", Thompson said. "No matter how many days that you have to prepare, you can't simulate what they have". For all the challenges presented to them this season, the Warriors are now poised to avenge their loss to the Cavaliers in last year's Finals and Durant is three wins away from his first title and some validation of his move from OKC. Read More »

Predators happy to be back on home ice

They had won seven of eight games at Bridgestone Arena these playoffs. Sullivan said one way to get Crosby and Malkin going is to start doing more with the power play. But then he became a world-beater, and in sum, he turned back 27 of the Penguins' 28 shots. When Ryan Ellis was given a minor for boarding Jake Guentzel at 16:37 of the second period, Calle Jarnkrok enjoyed the best scoring chance of the two-minute sequence when he cut into the slot. Read More »

Lions struggle in untidy tour opener

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But while there are legitimate excuses for their stuttering showing at the Toll Stadium - where Anthony Watson scored the Lions' sole try - it won't be giving the All Blacks sleepless nights ahead of the opening Test match in three weeks. Read More »

NBA Finals, Game Two, Golden State Warriors v Cleveland Cavaliers

His answer consisted all of two syllables. Durant scored 38 points and dunked easily, six times in the first half alone and many of which he went untouched to the rim. James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists. James and Love combined to make 24 of 41 shots, while the rest of the team shot just 36 percent with only Irving even reaching double-figures. Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Warriors, Game 2

Golden States other Splash Brother has made far more brick sounds than swishes so far this postseason but its work on the defensive end that has stood out most and been a major factor in the Warriors leading Cleveland 1-0 in the NBA Finals after three straight series sweeps to open the postseason. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : Australia vs New Zealand match abandoned

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Likewise, Australia have been completely dominant over New Zealand as in four ICC Champions Trophy matches between them, all of them were won by the former. It didn't quite come off. "You've got to turn it around quickly now and control what you can control". L et's hope it's rust and let's hope it's gone. Read More »

After warm-up wins, India ready to defend Champions Trophy title

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The probability of you not knowing this is most definitely zero, but the India-Pakistan clash on Sunday will be the first match of the tournament for both the teams. "In terms of batting and bowling, most of us have batted and most of the bowlers have bowled". "They were legends", Hassan said. One may call it a mini World Cup, but there will be nothing miniature about the thrilling matches which will be played during the 16-day tournament. Read More »

Cavs want JR Smith to shoot more

In addition, the Game 1 loser has gone on to win the championship in four of the past six NBA Finals . That isn't the issue. Jefferson led all reserves with nine points in the loss and Iman Shumpert pitched in with five points and five boards - while playing rock-solid defensive against Curry - but the Wine & Gold will need more from their others on Sunday night if they hope to avoid an 0-2 hole. Read More »

Kerr possible to return in Finals, sources say

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We are nearly six months into this 2017 year, and so far it's been incredible. Take III of the NBA Finals trilogy between Golden State and the Cleveland Cavaliers gives Stephen Curry and Draymond Green a chance to avenge last year's Warriors collapse and LeBron James the opportunity to add a fourth title in his chase of Michael Jordan's six. Read More »

Cavs try to adjust on both ends of court

While I personally don't think so I do concede it would further put him in the discussion. Klay Thompson shot terribly (though often), and the Warriors missed many shots they normally make. "After Game 1 , Cleveland can play better". If there is one thing everyone agrees on about Game 2 , it's that the Cavaliers are going to get physical. Read More »

Kerr will coach Warriors in Game 2 of the Finals

But Grant Hill thinks you'd be foolish to count out LeBron James and company. And, despite everything that happened in Game 1 , and the long odds so many outside of their locker room give them in both Game 2 and this series , that alone is enough to give them a fighting chance. Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns, will coach Game 2 of NBA Finals

Cleveland forward LeBron James said the top-seeded Golden State Warriors are among the best teams he has seen but is confident his Cavaliers can avenge their blowout loss in Game One when the teams meet again on Sunday. Kerr received a standing ovation from the Warriors faithful and hugged Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue as he walked out to the court before the game . Read More »

Golden State Warriors among best teams I've seen, says LeBron James

The Warriors are shooting 55 percent so far. Durant moved from plus-170 (risking $1 to win $1.70) before game 1 to minus-120 (risking $1.20 to win $1) afterwards to win the Finals MVP award. It's going to take another rally for that to happen again. Indeed, the Warriors needed 106 shots to make their 113 points. LeBron James is attacking. Read More »

Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 2 schedule

That's two more than the Warriors had as a team in Game 1 . "They're going to grab a little bit more and knock us off our routes and do what they can to disrupt whatever we try to do offensively. "For me, I approach every game the same way, no matter if I'm at home or on the road", James said. But we won't dirty up the game . "Some people don't like physicality". Read More »

Episode 460 - NBA Finals Game 1 Review & Game 2 Preview

Curry spoke to the Associated Press and said the approach for Golden State after a Game 1 blowout is simple: just keep playing Warriors basketball. Look for a great Golden State crowd to anchor the win for the Warriors to win their second straight game, and head to Cleveland up 2-0. Not that they're discussing it. Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

We mark the eras by their career arcs; whether they be Larry Bird and Magic Johnson who dominated the "80s or Michael Jordan in the '90s with brief cameos from Isiah Thomas" Pistons and Hakeem Olajuwon's Rockets . The defending champions are confident about drawing the series level ahead of their home fixtures, but ESPN's Basketball Power Index is backing the Warriors to continue their dominance at home. Read More »

Reading Miss Out On Premier League

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While Ward made the crucial save, there was an unlikely man to take the penalty clincher in the shape of defender Christopher Schindler . "I said to the players before the playoffs that they are heroes - because of finishing fifth in the league and playing an unbelievable season", he said. Read More »

Pep Guardiola vows Manchester City will come back stronger next season

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Nigerian worldwide Kelechi Iheanacho was a second substitute as Manchester City clinched third place and automatic Champions League qualification following a resounding 5-0 victory over hosts Watford in the Premier League . My season was dead and buried very early on. "In the end my games back mattered and I'm really excited about that and looking forward to next season". Read More »

"Being Black in America" is Tough for LeBron James

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It ought to be. But when he got back to Cleveland, he found a way to put it all together; he's shooting 36.9 percent from 3 over his past three seasons in clutch situations, which is actually a higher percentage than Stephen Curry (34.8 percent), who won two MVPs in that span. Read More »

Toni Kroos: Every team needs a Cristiano Ronaldo

REAL MADRID comfortably beat Juventus in the Champions League final tonight - here are some of the best photos of them celebrating. "But I still have finished the season happy, it's a great finish with another trophy". It justifies why I came here, it's great to be part of that and I want it to continue. Madrid began the second half strong, with Isco and Luka Modric heavily involved while Juve were pushed back. Read More »

LeBron James denounces racism after home is vandalized

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We've got to be up for the challenge. While he admitted he used to let the haters get to him, James has learned to use the criticism and doubt as motivation to be better. Thompson had a miserable game. LeBron's Achilles heel has always been the tendency to just drift out of big games. I feel the best way to express my convictions is not to play. Read More »

Richard Jefferson: Cavs have no need for major changes after Game 1

Durant scored 38 points and dunked easily, six times in the first half alone and many of which he went untouched to the rim. The Cavs are getting a heavy dose of what that means to Warriors opponents right now heading into Game 2. The Cavs aren't about to admit that right now. They have to feel the pressure after Kevin Durant absolutely dominated in his first Finals game as a member of the Warriors. Read More »

Champion Trophy: India Beat Pakistan By 124 Runs

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Due to diplomatic tensions between India and Pakistan , the two teams rarely lock horns against each other barring an International Cricket Council (ICC) event, and the hotly fought battle has over the years drawn a wide range of audience. Read More »

Kyrie Irving senses difference in Cleveland Cavaliers' postseason run

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The Celtics still have a long way to go to compete with LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers . After losing the Eastern Conference Finals to the Cavaliers in five games, the Celtics remained upbeat as they look to the future. I don't have any objectives other than winning the whole thing. And I think that's what Bron had. "Ultimately, we feel like this is a bad taste", Crowder said. Read More »

Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1

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Sidney Crosby , forever calm, had some worry in his voice. The Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins are scheduled to play Game 4 in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals , Monday. "They don't get enough credit for knowing the game and knowing hockey ", said Subban. Coming up empty in six minutes of power play time was tough, but the Penguins only recorded one shot on Nashville goalkeeper Pekka Rinne during that time. Read More »

What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

Given Golden State's absurdly good offense and defensive abilities, they simply won't lose when they turn it over just four times . “Weve always known hes been really good on the ball, ” teammate Andre Iguodala said. The biggest star of them all, perhaps the best player between both teams, chose instead to park himself in front of a backdrop near the entrance of the facility. Read More »

Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

Where is the India vs Pakistan ICC Champion's Trophy 2017 being played right now? Success was instant on reunion as the two added India's first hundred opening against a top-eight ODI side since they themselves did it in last January. Rohit Sharma was tested with a superb first over from Mohammad Amir , but having survived that, he started to slowly assert himself at the crease. Read More »

Rampant Real Thrash Juve, Retain Champions League

Ronaldo's 10 goals from the quarterfinal stage on saw him power past Lionel Messi to become the Champions League's top scorer for a fifth successive season. Veteran Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was the focus of many neutral supporters before the game, with the 39-year-old looking to win the trophy at the third time of asking. Read More »

Champions League final: Real Madrid's Ronaldo delivers against Juventus when it matters

They have now won as many titles as the next two successful sides combined. Indeed, Real are the first to win back-to-back titles since the competition morphed into the Champions League , European football's biggest club competition. "I'm not going to say that I'll be here for the rest of my life, that's doesn't exist", Zidane said. "I have the chance to be with this great squad". Read More »