• Golden State Warriors rout Houston Rockets to force series decider
Golden State Warriors rout Houston Rockets to force series decider

I'll be honest. I'm embarrassed with how the Houston Rockets played in Game 6. The Rockets and their Most Valuable Player candidate James Harden host the reigning champion Golden State Warriors in a decisive game seven of the Western Conference finals on Monday with a trip to the NBA Finals on the line.

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  • Liverpools Mohamed Salah to observe fast during Champions League final?
Liverpools Mohamed Salah to observe fast during Champions League final?

Zidane and most of his team have been here before and crucially have won at this level before. The Egypt worldwide has one more chance to catch Rush against Real Madrid in Kiev on Saturday when Liverpool aim to win the European Cup for a sixth time .

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  • Wimbledon seeding still possible for Serena Williams despite French Open snub
Wimbledon seeding still possible for Serena Williams despite French Open snub

If Williams enters unseeded, she could end up facing some of the top ranked players in the early rounds which makes it a lot more hard for her to advance and book herself a place in the quarter or semi-finals. I mean if you are forced out of the game for a specific reason, whether it be maternity or injury, you need to be protected. "If a woman...

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  • Boston Celtics Pride: The growing legend of Jayson Tatum
Boston Celtics Pride: The growing legend of Jayson Tatum

James scored 46 points on 17 of 33 shooting for the Cavaliers , who are looking to dispose of the Celtics at this stage of the tournament for the second straight year. "We should relish the opportunity and have fun with it". "Because we were going to play those guys a lot of minutes tonight". No matter how many times James does this, how many pl...

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  • North Korea still open to U.S. talks despite Trump summit cancellation
North Korea still open to U.S. talks despite Trump summit cancellation

Only a day before the sudden U-turn, Trump and USA officials had been indicating there was every chance the historic pow-wow between a sitting American president and the third generation Kim would go ahead in Singapore. Trump said he had spoken with military leaders, as well as Japan and South Korea, and stressed that the United States was prepared...

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  • IndyCar Grand Prix Predictions 5/12/18 Who Will Win?
IndyCar Grand Prix Predictions 5/12/18 Who Will Win?

Graham Rahal also made up for a poor qualifying session to score a ninth-placed finish ahead of RLL racing team-mate Takuma Sato , the Japanese driver had a rough start to the race after he was hit by a flying Spencer Pigot on the opening lap in Turn 5 and forced onto the grass and dropped towards the back of the field.

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  • Boston Celtics Top 15 Draft Picks of All Time
Boston Celtics Top 15 Draft Picks of All Time

For example, if the New York Knicks are shown at No. 9 followed by the Sacramento Kings at No. 8, then you know that (a) the Kings got the raw end of the lottery deal and (b) the Cleveland Cavaliers moved into the top three of the National Basketball Association draft .

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  • Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers, 5-13-2018 - Expert Prediction
Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers, 5-13-2018 - Expert Prediction

Cano will visit a hand specialist Tuesday in Philadelphia and expects to require surgery to fix the broken bone at the base of his right pinkie finger, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. Tigers reliever Joe Jimenez had a chance to escape the eighth inning, but he couldn't handle the throw from first baseman John Hicks while covering the bag at first ...

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  • Guardiola says City's points record may last years
Guardiola says City's points record may last years

All of the competitions, but for me the Champions League is without a doubt a very special competition for us, and it is my dream to win it in Manchester City's shirt!" Swansea City were relegated from the EPL after suffering a 1-2 defeat at home against Stoke City .

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  • Harry Kane scores victor as Tottenham edge nine-goal rollercoaster against Leicester
Harry Kane scores victor as Tottenham edge nine-goal rollercoaster against Leicester

Harry Maguire then had a shot which he scuffed just wide as the insane game was end-to-end. After a poor header from Eric Dier, Iheanacho picked the ball up, shrugged off Wanyama's challenge and launched an effort from 25 yards (meters) that rifled into the top corner.

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  • West Ham defender Pablo Zabaleta happy where he is
West Ham defender Pablo Zabaleta happy where he is

Goalkeeper: Mourinho has confirmed he'll give Sergio Romero a rare run out between the sticks with David De Gea rested after securing the Golden Glove with a clean sheet against West Ham last night. But since the moment we felt it was impossible to finish first we had the target to finish second and it is done on Thursday. "We need a point t...

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  • Neymar hints at PSG stay as Unai Emery fumes with questioning
Neymar hints at PSG stay as Unai Emery fumes with questioning

Real have only added to the confusion by openly courting the Brazil worldwide. The 45-year-old World Cup victor rejected suggestions that the 26-year-old's arrival would mean bad news for the Portuguese superstar, insisting that the pair would be able to play together.

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  • Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players Championship
Simpson ties course record, takes 5-shot lead at Players Championship

On the verge of shattering the course record Friday at the TPC Sawgrass - even a 59 was in play - Webb Simpson hit sand wedge into the water on the notorious par-3 17th and made double bogey that ruined his round , but not his day at The Players Championship at Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla .

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  • Valtteri Bottas content with mixed Friday in Spain
Valtteri Bottas content with mixed Friday in Spain

Bottas said: "It was close , like it has been all week". "Ferrari was probably sandbagging just because they could, they've always had a very quick auto". We are back in a part of the world where Formula One has real traction and relevance. "So that's a positive thing". Raikkonen was on a new engine after a problem with the one he used on ...

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  • Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights series preview
Winnipeg Jets vs. Vegas Golden Knights series preview

Jets coach Paul Maurice was justifiably happy after knocking out the Presidents Trophy winners with three victories in enemy territory. "I can't. I don't really have any comments on that". Both teams were long-shots and now both teams are here. "There are some die-hards that if they came from Winnipeg , you're not converting them at this point...

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  • Ben Simmons' 76ers Knocked Out Of The NBA Playoffs
Ben Simmons' 76ers Knocked Out Of The NBA Playoffs

For Philadelphia uber-center Joel Embiid , that instant might have come Wednesday night in a season-ending loss. The Celtics went on to win 114-112, ending Philadelphia's season in the second round of the playoffs. We all gotta play well together. "At the end of the game (Simmons) came up to me and showed me his hands and was like, 'There's gonn...

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  • Yaya Toure makes big prediction for Man City next season
Yaya Toure makes big prediction for Man City next season

The outgoing midfielder's decorated eight-season stint is due to be celebrated in Wednesday's clash with Brighton and Hove Albion after City confirmed his contract would not be renewed. City missed out on a new record with defeat to Manchester United but matched their neighbours' previous mark from 2000-01 by winning the league with five games ...

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  • Warriors-Rockets series finally here
Warriors-Rockets series finally here

If nothing abnormal happens in the series, the stats indicate a likely 7 games with the Rockets ultimately advancing. For the upcoming series, which begins Monday at Houston , two games have average asking prices of $1,000 or more - the if-needed Game 7 in Houston is sitting at $1,416 with a get-in price of $305 and Game 4 at Golden State is s...

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  • Cavs' Rodney Hood Refused To Play In 4th Quarter
Cavs' Rodney Hood Refused To Play In 4th Quarter

Hood "feels very bad", according to the source, and he plans to apologize to his teammates and coaching staff in person as soon as they get back together after a couple days off following a 4-0 sweep of the Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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  • Sox Vs Yanks In London 2019
Sox Vs Yanks In London 2019

It will be the first time a Sox-Yankees game will be played somewhere other than Boston or NY. "We are bringing you one of the best rivalries in baseball", MLS Commissioner Rob Manfred said on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time). The London Stadium will have a 55,000 capacity for the games but Henry believes Londoners will struggle to secure tickets....

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  • Rohan Dennis takes the lead as Elia Viviani wins stage two
Rohan Dennis takes the lead as Elia Viviani wins stage two

The Italian rider Elia Viviani ( Quick- Step Floors ) won in a bunch sprint after a ride of 229 km. that began in Beersheba. Viviani, 29, wasn t best pleased with Bennett but his victory proved ample compensation. Italian Jakub Mareczko was second with Bennett taking third. I say "looks lovely" because while I'd have no hesitation scoffing do...

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  • Hue Jackson Insists Taylor is Still Browns' Starter
Hue Jackson Insists Taylor is Still Browns' Starter

Taylor was acquired by Sashi Brown in one of his first acts as the Browns vice president of player personnel. After shocking the world and taking Baker Mayfield with the first overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Mayfield is going to be analyzed like insane and every mistake magnified times 10.

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  • Woman Bets $18 on Kentucky Derby Pick 5, Wins $1.2 Million
Woman Bets $18 on Kentucky Derby Pick 5, Wins $1.2 Million

Pick 5 or Pick 6 winners can take home large jackpots considering how hard it is to select that many first-place finishers over a string of races. Promises Fulfilled fell back and Justify was able to hold off Good Magic, who came second, and Bolt d'Oro, who finished in third, for the big victory.

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  • Guardiola demands Man City players break one more record
Guardiola demands Man City players break one more record

Guardiola stressed this stalemate was an indication of how challenging it will be to defend their crown. "The game showed me how hard everything is". The champions have been nonetheless seeking to break the report for targets scored and factors gained in a single Premier League season however may exclusively handle a 0-Zero draw.

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  • Premier League Giants Preparing £44m Move For Anthony Martial
Premier League Giants Preparing £44m Move For Anthony Martial

United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is understood to be a fan of Martial - who became the world's most expensive teenager when he joined the club in 2015 - but Mourinho has reportedly decided that the France global has no future at Old Trafford .

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  • Mookie Betts Sets New Red Sox Record With Fourth Three-Homer Game
Mookie Betts Sets New Red Sox Record With Fourth Three-Homer Game

The 11 are the most allowed by the Red Sox, whose 22-9 record is still the best in the majors. Southpaw David Price is projected to start for the visiting Red Sox. Red Sox hitters have slashed.272/.340/.457 on their way to 5.7 runs scored per game this season, including 4.7 runs per game over the team's last 10 games and 6.2 per game over the...

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  • Roma offered Mohamed Salah to Barcelona but they rejected for shock reason
Roma offered Mohamed Salah to Barcelona but they rejected for shock reason

Bahaa, the former Cairo University student is becoming a popular figure on social media due to his resemblance to Salah. "I think that Salah trains at 20% because he is afraid of getting injured". His performances have drawn comparisons to the likes of Messi and Ronaldo, with most fans claiming he will become the outright victor of Ballon d'Or if...

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  • Big guns give Wells Fargo a pre-major feel
Big guns give Wells Fargo a pre-major feel

Tiger Woods is picking up the pace. Woods struggled with his irons on the way to finishing tied for 32nd. The $500 discount from McIlroy doesn't hurt either. Quail Hollow's length will force Tiger to hit the big stick more often than he would like. And which long shots stun the golfing world? The Arnold Palmer Invitational victor is coming o...

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  • Kanu to attend Arsene Wenger's last home game against Burnley
Kanu to attend Arsene Wenger's last home game against Burnley

The report claims Fellaini would prefer to stay at Old Trafford this summer, despite the promise of a big pay day if he joins another club. "I want him to stay, the club wants him to stay, I think he will stay". Lindelof endured a slow start to his United career after a £31 million move from Benfica last summer. The Frenchman's last Premier Le...

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  • Justin Langer replaces Darren Lehmann as new Australia head coach
Justin Langer replaces Darren Lehmann as new Australia head coach

Langer's first challenge will be an ODI series against England. The former Test opener has been signed on a four-year deal which will see Australia through to the World Cup and next home Ashes series. His team would still play aggressive cricket and sledging will still have its place. "We modify our behaviours a bit so that it's not angry or no...

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  • Angels' Shohei Ohtani might not face Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka
Angels' Shohei Ohtani might not face Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka

The 23-year-old Ohtani was set to face countryman Masahiro Tanaka for the first time in the majors. Ohtani is day to day with a mild left ankle sprain after the two-way sensation got hurt trying to beat out a grounder in the fifth inning of Los Angeles' 4-3 victory Friday night.

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  • EPL: City close on record, United beat Wenger
EPL: City close on record, United beat Wenger

However, Noble stressed the importance of points from their last three games, two of them being at home, against Manchester United and Everton, which he believes will define their season as they fight against being pulled into the drop zone.

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  • IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs
IPL 2018: Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs

Watson already has a century under his belt and it is looking that he is enjoying his game and is batting without taking too much pressure and is staying in the present. After two balls, Suresh Raina (1) also departed. Leg-spinner Imran Tahir, medium-pacer Dwayne Bravo and leggie Karn Sharma have also made breakthroughs for CSK at crucial momen...

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  • Real Madrid edges out Bayern Munich to reach Champions League final
Real Madrid edges out Bayern Munich to reach Champions League final

The sort of goalkeeping howler by Sven Ulreich that would make a Sunday league footballer cringe had earlier gifted Karim Benzema one of his two goals but this was otherwise all about Real's experience and, while their streetwise qualities could be admired, it was equally easy to see their vulnerabilities amid a La Liga gap this season to Barc...

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  • Nate Diaz, UFC Reportedly Discussing UFC 227 for Potential Return
Nate Diaz, UFC Reportedly Discussing UFC 227 for Potential Return

It sounds like some incredibly lax treatment for a shocking assault that left two fighters injured and unable to compete at April 7's UFC 223, yet McGregor obviously has the money and influence to hire the right lawyers to get him out of trouble.

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  • Best draft value pick for all 32 National Football League teams
Best draft value pick for all 32 National Football League teams

More speed and experience would be a plus, especially with unproven talent at quarterback in Josh Allen and AJ McCarron . "But he's got a lot of catching up to do". "He's one of the best players I've ever played against", Teller said . "We'll leave that up to the coaches", Allen said. "But he's gonna maybe have to work a little bit hard...

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  • Atlanta Falcons draft WR Calvin Ridley with the 26th pick
Atlanta Falcons draft WR Calvin Ridley with the 26th pick

Former Alabama players Minkah Fitzpatrick (No. 11, Miami Dolphins), Da'Ron Payne (No. 13, Washington Redskins) and Rashaan Evans (No. 22 Tennessee Titans) heard their names called earlier in the night. He finished second in UA history for receptions with 224 and receiving touchdowns (19) while ranking third in receiving yards with 2,781. Ridley e...

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  • Bears add Iowa center Daniels to shore up OL
Bears add Iowa center Daniels to shore up OL

In Justin Fuente and Paxton Lynch's previous year at Memphis, Miller caught 47 balls for 694 yards and five touchdowns. On the NFL Network, analyst and former NFL general manager Charley Casserly said that by the end of the 2018 season, Smith will be the league's Defensive Rookie of the Year.

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  • NFL Draft: Durham Smythe Is A Good Fit For The Miami Dolphins
NFL Draft: Durham Smythe Is A Good Fit For The Miami Dolphins

Fitzpatrick had 45 receptions for 1,111 yards and 12 touchdowns, and on defense, he recorded 70 tackles and three interceptions, and helped Prep capture its first state championship since 2005. He blocking is outstanding, but his dependable hands will ensure that he remains a necessary cog in any offense he plays in. "For us, he was a player that...

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  • Warriors' Stephen Curry still questionable for Game 1
Warriors' Stephen Curry still questionable for Game 1

It's unclear if Curry will play during this series after he missed the first round, although Warriors head coach Steve Kerr announced Thursday the two-time NBA MVP is "questionable" for Game 1 on Saturday at Oracle Arena. While Cousins' injury sadly diminishes the ceiling outcome for this Pelicans team, their play in the first round shows ...

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  • Jose Mourinho shortlists two players to be new Man United captain
Jose Mourinho shortlists two players to be new Man United captain

But both men have reached out to him with warm words since he announced he was stepping down. Arsenal , in sixth spot in the league, look certain to miss out on the top four for the second year in a row. We've had a tough time since Ferguson retired. "I speak to everybody, yes I met [former United chairman] Martin Edwards, many people came to ...

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  • Victor Oladipo Makes Bold Claim After Game 5 Loss to Cavs
Victor Oladipo Makes Bold Claim After Game 5 Loss to Cavs

They almost pulled out Game 3 and survived Game 4, when someone other than James (Kyle Korver) finally made some buckets down the stretch. Whether the Cavaliers will be able to even the score with Golden State is unknown, but it is undeniable that they will be there once again competing for the Larry O'Brien trophy.

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  • Man City fans invade pitch, celebrate Premier League title
Man City fans invade pitch, celebrate Premier League title

Giddy City fans flooded onto the Etihad Stadium pitch after an utterly one-sided contest in which City enjoyed 83 per cent possession and became the first top-flight team to attempt more than 1,000 passes since statisticians began collecting such data in 2003.

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  • WC-19: Pak, India to face each other on June 16
WC-19: Pak, India to face each other on June 16

The second semifinal, it is learnt, will be held in Edgbaston on July 11, and the Lord's will host the final on July 14. The ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to happen in UK. He did return to all three formats for the national team and enjoyed a successful Test series against Australia, helping the Proteas beat the Aussies for the first time ...

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  • Wenger wants to exit Arsenal with Europa League glory
Wenger wants to exit Arsenal with Europa League glory

Arsenal end their Premier League campaign away at Huddersfield Town and there is still a possibility of Wenger's final fixture being in the Europa League final. Wenger said he would keep working in football beyond this season but did not specify whether he would take another managerial role. People want to know what the future is about, for me t...

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  • Oxlade-Chamberlain could miss rest of the season and World Cup
Oxlade-Chamberlain could miss rest of the season and World Cup

We don't know it exactly but if the medical department is quite concerned without a scan then you can imagine it is hard. Klopp confirmed at the end of the match that the injury looks "bad", but will require a scan. "I'm a very positive person and I hope it's not only a few weeks and it's not that bad". "Oxlade, it's probably a really bad injur...

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  • Matt Harvey Is Demoted to the Mets' Bullpen
Matt Harvey Is Demoted to the Mets' Bullpen

They struggled as starters and eventually moved in to relief to try and continue their careers. New York Mets manager Mickey Calloway announced Saturday that Harvey is being moved to the bullpen. "It's the decision that they made, I have to suck it up, go out there, and do everything I can to get things back in gear". "I don't have to agree w...

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  • Carmelo Anthony backs Russell Westbrook after guarantee to shut down Ricky Rubio
Carmelo Anthony backs Russell Westbrook after guarantee to shut down Ricky Rubio

KEEP AN EYE ON: Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook from deep. The new lineup resulted in success from the 3-point line in the first quarter, but that's where it ended. Russell Westbrook is averaging a triple-double, so he gets plenty of attention. Rubio was playing in just the third play-off game of his 7-year National Basketball Association...

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  • Giants' Brandon Belt sets Major League Baseball record with epic 21-pitch at-bat
Giants' Brandon Belt sets Major League Baseball record with epic 21-pitch at-bat

Belt was named the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship Most Outstanding Player in 2008 and helped lead the Longhorns to a College World Series appearance in 2009. Cueto excitedly pumped his right fist after taking the throw from shortstop Brandon Crawford. Hunter Strickland pitched the ninth for the Giants and earned his third save.

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  • Timberwolves must avoid sloppy turnovers in Game 3 vs. the Rockets
Timberwolves must avoid sloppy turnovers in Game 3 vs. the Rockets

The Wolves are alive as they earn their first home playoff win since 2004. The Rockets have scored an equal number of points as their opponents. Chris Paul chipped in 17 points, Eric Gordon added 15 off the bench, Ryan Anderson had 12 in his return to the rotation and Gerald Green had 10.

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