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Author: 0 Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

For the third straight year, it's Cleveland and Golden State in the NBA Finals . Golden State punched its ticket by sweeping the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals, while the Cavaliers finished off the Boston Celtics in five games to win the Eastern Conference.

Sports Bourdais 'feeling pretty good' post-surgery, vows to return
Author: 0 Bourdais 'feeling pretty good' post-surgery, vows to return

Bourdais, the four-time Champ Car champion, will likely miss the rest of the season, the team said Sunday. Dale Coyne Racing has not named a replacement to drive its No. Ed Carpenter, who ended the day fastest, said he continued to wish for Bourdais' fast recovery. The Indianapolis Star noted, Bourdais, four-time victor of the ChampCar championship, which disappeared in the 2000s, dominated the fifth and final free practice session Friday, the most important of the week.

Sports Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans
Author: 0 Brook will face Spence Jr. in front of his hometown fans

Brook, who is coming off a TKO loss to middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin , will look to rebound as he moves back down in weightclass. If the entire purse was split in accordance to customary IBF sanctioning laws and regulations, the title challenger, Errol Spence Jr., should be taking home between £750K to £1 million for twelve rounds of action.

Sports Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub
Author: 0 Sharapova vows to 'rise up again' after French Open snub

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) chose not to hand Sharapova a wildcard to "protect" the sport's standards. The ongoing fight against doping is more important than the line-up for the French Open - that was the message from the French Federation's president.

Author: 0 Barcelona favourite to win Copa del Rey against Alaves

The match is also the last to be played in the Calderon, as Atletico Madrid prepare to move to their new Wanda Metropolitan Stadium for the coming season. Those same board members also stand accused, with some justification, of failing to properly honour the players who won Barcelona's first European Cup at Wembley 25 years ago, last week.

Author: 0 Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

James promptly knocked down two more three-pointers before the end of the third period. LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as Cleveland beat Boston 135-102 Thursday to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals.

Sports Now the other Zverev reaches an ATP final
Author: 0 Now the other Zverev reaches an ATP final

The 2015 Roland Garros victor dropped the first set to Germany's Mischa Zverev but recovered to triumph 4-6 6-3 6-3 and win his first title of the year. "It would not have been much of a surprise if I had lost this match, but I played well on the crucial points", said Nishikori. Looking frustrated with Zverev's returns, Nishikori began trying for aces on almost every first serve, but managed to win just 36 percent of his first serves in the final set.

Author: 0 Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 vs. Penguins

Mike Hoffman scored the go-ahead goal and eventual game-winner 94 seconds into the third period and Craig Anderson stopped 45-of-46 shots as the Sens staved off elimination and forced Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: "The lack of respect from some has been a disgrace"

I will never forget it. No, what I want is to win the next game. There have been calls from sections of Arsenal supporters this year wanting the departure of the French manager. "There is no trophy, no medal, nothing", Wenger said. Arsenal . Chelsea . Two names that embody the idea of British soccer. "But in that moment they were very busy and for this reason I haven't the possibility".

Sports McIlroy to miss Memorial with lingering rib injury
Author: 0 McIlroy to miss Memorial with lingering rib injury

Open in three weeks. McIlroy's management team says the Ulsterman is now fully focused "on getting back to full health for the US Open". McIlroy has missed the Memorial, hosted by 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus, only once in the last seven years.

Author: 0 Koscielny to miss FA Cup final against Chelsea after Everton red card

The potential absence of these players, not to mention Alex Oxlade Chamberlain's recent injury, means that Arsene Wenger might need to start Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker in the FA Cup final. Crushing defeats to the likes of Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Liverpool coupled with dismal losses at West Brom and Crystal Palace had completely destroyed the confidence of a team devoid of leaders and a strong tactical gameplan.

Author: 0 James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face off in the NBA Finals in what will be their third consecutive clash for the Larry O'Brien Trophy. I'm taking the points in game one. Yet, even while scoring has never been a fixation for him like it was for Jordan, he's the top scorer in playoff history and in 118 shots, when he finally catches up to Jordan's field goal attempts, he'll begin padding that record to what could be an untouchable level.

Sports Detroit Lions reach 1-year agreement with former Vikings RB Matt Asiata
Author: 0 Detroit Lions reach 1-year agreement with former Vikings RB Matt Asiata

Asiata will definitely get a chance to make the team. Asiata spent the last five seasons with the Vikings, primarily as a backup to perennial Pro Bowler Adrian Peterson . Abdullah missed most of the 2016 season with a foot injury and Riddick is now still recovering from wrist surgery . Zenner, 25, showed some promise down the stretch of the 2016 regular season, recording 148 rushing yards, 118 receiving yards, and three touchdowns in the team's final three regular season games.

Sports Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
Author: 0 Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on

After Adams signed, the NFLPA sent an email to agents of other Vikings draft picks saying they remain resolute in the need to change specific language, which they feel violates the league's collective bargaining agreement. PROJECTED CONTRACT: 4 years, $2.45 million with a $96,000 signing bonus. During his fourth and final season at South Florida, Adams caught 67 passes for 822 yards and five scores.

Author: 0 Celtic secures trophy treble, ends Scottish season unbeaten

Lewis' efforts ultimately proved fruitless, though as, in the 92nd minute, Rogic - at the end of a superb run - produced a fine finish to send the Hoops' faithful into raptures and deliver Celtic's first domestic treble since 2001. Torrential rain prior to kick-off ensured it was going to be a hard afternoon for both goalkeepers. Celtic fired back nearly immediately when the ball broke to Stuart Armstrong on the edge of the Aberdeen area and he struck a low shot past Joe Lewis to ...

Sports LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'
Author: 0 LeBron James defers on Warriors thoughts: 'It's too stressful'

Can Durant win his first? When one player on a championship team is simultaneously its best point guard offensively and power forward defensively, there's an inevitability about the outcome. James zipped right by Jordan's 5,987 career playoff points Thursday in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. James needed more games to rack up his 5,995 career playoff points, 212 to Jordan's 179.

Sports White Sox add Cuban OF Robert in deal that costs team $52M
Author: 0 White Sox add Cuban OF Robert in deal that costs team $52M

Eastern Time is still scheduled to be played. Run support was hard for the White Sox to produce because Tigers starter Michael Fulmer was on his game. Matt Boyd will go to the mound for the Tigers, while the White Sox counter with Tyler Danish in the nightcap. The Detroit Tigers could use a win here after losing five of their last seven games.

Sports Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons
Author: 0 Arsenal beats Chelsea to win third FA Cup in 4 seasons

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois admits that Arsenal were the better side during the FA Cup final, but believes that their opening goal should not have stood. Referee Anthony Taylor consulted his assistant referee before concluding, correctly, that Ramsey had not been interfering with play, but replays showed Sanchez had handled the ball as he charged down Kante's clearance.

Sports Mike Zimmer plans to return to Minnesota June 4
Author: 0 Mike Zimmer plans to return to Minnesota June 4

He has had eight surgeries on his right eye since last fall. Zimmer was under strict orders to leave the team and rest his right eye, which has needed eight surgeries to try to fix a detached retina. Currently, he is receiving OTA updates from linebackers coach Adam Zimmer - his son - and defensive line coach Andre Patterson . "Yeah, quite honestly I don't want to go blind in this eye, but if it is that's what it is".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho leads Manchester United to emotional Europa League victory

Ajax ended with the Reds' victory 2:0. Ibrahimovic, who scored 28 goals in all competitions before he was hurt in the quarter-final win over Anderlecht, celebrated with his team-mates at the Friends Arena after goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan clinched the only European trophy missing from United's collection.

Sports Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wins LMA Manager of the Year award
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte wins LMA Manager of the Year award

After one season in charge Conte has taken Chelsea to the top of the table. Arsenal have won the FA Cup six times under Wenger's leadership and a record seventh would allow the Frenchman to go out on a high following the disappointment of missing Champions League qualification.

Author: 0 All you want to know about the ICC Champions Trophy!

You seem to have come here with your own mindset. "It's probably an advantage for us that he is playing for Surrey now, not in the IPL on flat wickets, so that he can get used to playing 50-over cricket for Surrey", he added. "I think Australia has a great chance". "The first challenge is to not think about the fact that we are defending the title". The 32-year-old further said that Indian bowling unit consisting of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah would utilize the ...