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Author: 0 Crash in Indianapolis 500 rips rear of Scott Dixon's vehicle off

Dixon was clipped by the slowing auto of Jay Howard , which had hit the outside wall and was careening back down the track. Driver Jay Howard lost control of his auto in Turn One and ended up sliding across the track, leading Dixon to slam into Howard's vehicle.

Author: 0 Real Madrid On The Cusp Of First League Title In Five Years

We have a very good squad, with lots of good young players and others with experience. "He's feeling great and he's shown it again here". Madrid have claimed two Champions League crowns since Isco joined, but they have failed to win La Liga in that time , so none of those extras have yet been paid out.

Author: 0 Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

After routinely discussing the Warriors during the 2015-16 season after losing to them in the 2015 Finals , the Warriors were not a common topic around the team over the past several months. Now, the Warriors are 12-0 this postseason, well-rested and riding the momentum of three straight sweeps, against Portland, Utah and San Antonio. Acting head coach Mike Brown has filled in for Kerr, who had undergone a procedure at Duke University to fix a spinal cord leak after suffering from nausea ...

Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas addresses hip injury, thoughts on possible extension with Celtics

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant , right, receives a hug from teammate Draymond Green (23) following Game 3 of the NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Salt Lake City. The Celtics also figure to be a player in free agency, and are rumored to be a possible landing spot for Utah Jazz All-Star forward Gordon Hayward, who played for Stevens at Butler University.

Author: 0 NBA, NHL finals will feature defending champions

The Cavaliers still have to finish off the Celtics before they can think about the Warriors , but should there be third straight Finals between the two teams, Lue may have just provided Golden State with some whiteboard material. "Isaiah just encouraged us to play hard and play together", Al Horford said after the Celtics were eliminated from the National Basketball Association postseason with a 135-102 Game 5 loss to the Cavaliers.

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

James was 27 points behind Jordan before the game, his 212th career post-season match. "Throughout the series , I didn't get the opportunity to have that moment", James said. James is averaging 32.3 points per game in the playoffs. It was a very welcomed sight in Irving's case, after he rolled his left ankle in the third quarter of Cleveland's Game 4 win.

Sports UFC Fight Night Stockholm Results: Alexander Gustafsson Crushes Glover Teixeira
Author: 0 UFC Fight Night Stockholm Results: Alexander Gustafsson Crushes Glover Teixeira

UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm was an absolutely cracking event that MMA fans all over Europe would have really enjoyed not having to stay up until 6am to see. "So that's what I mean when I say that he's the biggest enemy of all-time". With a possible rematch against Jones or Cormier on his mind, Gustafsson is confident that he'll be ready for either of those bouts, as he believes he's fixed the issues that cost him both championship fights.

Sports Lester pitches 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cueto, Giants 4-1
Author: 0 Lester pitches 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cueto, Giants 4-1

It was the 14th multi-homer game of his career, and it came on a night when the wind was blowing hard from left to right. "Just little things. It's nothing major", Panik was quoted saying. The Giants followed with two more hard-hit balls, but Lackey got bailed out by two outstanding defensive plays. First, shortstop Addison Russell robbed Christian Arroyo of a hit with a diving stop and a strong throw to first.

Sports Are the Celtics better without Isaiah Thomas?
Author: 0 Are the Celtics better without Isaiah Thomas?

On the heels of a 44-point win over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden, the Cleveland Cavaliers were looking to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. "We knew that Friday [Game 2] was a disaster", said Stevens. "He's still collecting information and we'll see or discuss second, and probably third, fourth, fifth opinions", said the Celtics coach.

Sports LaVar Ball's AAU Team Gets Blown Out By 52 Points
Author: 0 LaVar Ball's AAU Team Gets Blown Out By 52 Points

I said, 'LaVar, don't go into the locker room.' He continues walking. Among the words Allen directed at Ball: "Big Baller, what?" "I've got to tell you when to pass, I've got to tell you when to pass..." "He comes to me and says, 'What are you doing? Nobody's here to see you".

Author: 0 Warriors favoured over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

In fact, he's chasing the greatest . The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavaliers would win $220, according to ESPN.

Author: 0 Horschel Beats Day In Playoff To Win Byron Nelson

Horschel's birdie on the 16th helped him to a one-under-par 69, setting up the play-off with the 29 Australian as both men parred the final two holes to end up on 12-under-par. Sergio Garcia , the Masters champion who is defending his second Nelson title, birdied six of his last 15 holes for a 65 to get to 2 under. The 59-year-old German wiped out a six-stroke deficit over the weekend and entered the final round two strokes behind Fred Funk.

Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel ends 16-year drought for Ferrari in Monaco GP

Raikkonen surprised most people by taking pole position from teammate, and drivers world championship leader, Sebastian Vettel on Saturday afternoon. Singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha signed autographs a few hours before she was due to sing the national anthem. Daniel Ricciardo was third and the Red Bull driver is showing excellent performances this season.

Author: 0 James breaks Jordan record as Cavs reach National Basketball Association finals

At the end of the third quarter, as the Cleveland Cavaliers were dominating the Boston Celtics and superstar LeBron James had passed Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan for the most playoff points in National Basketball Association history, point guard Kyrie Irving was seen yelling something at James on the bench.

Sports Formula One's Fernando Alonso adds interest to this year's Indy 500
Author: 0 Formula One's Fernando Alonso adds interest to this year's Indy 500

After Power and Alonso are Castroneves, Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya (+1200), Brazilian Tony Kanaan (+1200) and Americans Marco Andretti (+1200) and Ryan Hunter-Reay (+1200). Britain's Max Chilton found out first hand just how big the Indy 500 was previous year when he took part in his first attempt at the Brickyard, coming home in a solid 15th after starting 22nd.

Author: 0 Celtics eliminated from Eastern finals by Cavaliers 135-102

The Warriors finally played a close game during these playoffs. So when Al Horford , Avery Bradley , Marcus Smart and the Celtics stole Game 3 , any chance of a Game 4 upset was unthinkable. Want to show up your friend? The anticipation only grew when the 73-win Warriors added Kevin Durant in free agency. The answer is 2010. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers added players veterans Kyle Korver and Deron Williams.

Author: 0 Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of Ferrari teammate Raikkonen

Hamilton finally advanced one place after 16 laps when German Nico Hulkenberg retired, his Renault spewing oil at Portier. Vettel let out a whoop of delight and thanked his team in Italian after crossing the finish line with bright sunshine gleaming off the famed red of Ferrari .

Sports Sweden drops rape probe against Julian Assange
Author: 0 Sweden drops rape probe against Julian Assange

He had fears Sweden would surrender him to the United States where he stands to be prosecuted over WikiLeaks' publication of classified military and diplomatic documents in one of the largest information leaks in USA history. Assange has said that all the sex was consensual. He said Assange had convinced Swedish prosecutors during a November meeting a year ago that he was not guilty of any sex offences.

Author: 0 Pole-sitter Raikkonen ready for Monaco GP

Lewis Hamilton declared himself "devastated" on Saturday after failing to qualify his Mercedes in the top half of the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix . Indeed much of the paddock had been in agreement before the race that the Italian team would ensure Vettel, rather than Raikkonen, who is a distant fourth in the championship, would receive the winner's trophy from Prince Albert of Monaco here on Sunday.

Author: 0 Kvitova completes emotional winning comeback at French Open

Five and a half months after being stabbed in the left hand that won her two Wimbledon titles, Petra Kvitova was back on court, beating Julia Boserup 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the French Open . The left-handed Makarova loves to hit flat and is better on faster surfaces, but she has beaten Serena Williams , Venus Williams and Kerber at Grand Slams and has won four of her 11 meetings with the German.

Sports Minus Ryan Johansen, Predators find a way to beat Ducks
Author: 0 Minus Ryan Johansen, Predators find a way to beat Ducks

ABOUT THE DUCKS: The murky status of Gibson - "We can't risk him", Carlyle said - could have Anaheim pinnning its must-win hopes on backup Jonathan Bernier , who turned aside 16 of 18 shots Saturday but hasn't made a start since April 9.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant 'Sorry' for Telling Fans to Turn Off Boring Games

Breaking news, severe weather, daily forecasts, entertainment news, all of the day's important events to keep you up to date wherever you are. Ginobili spoke to the media after the Game 4 loss and was asked several questions about his possible retirement in the offseason.

Author: 0 Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

That's what this rematch between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors will amount to when the NBA Finals commence Thursday in Oakland, Calif. Sure, both players were the catalyst on their respective teams and both had an epic No. 2 and great supporting cast, but this hands too much credit (or deficit) to the player for what the team did.