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Sports Cavaliers Beat Celtics 112-99 in Game 4, Lead Series 3-1
Author: 0 Cavaliers Beat Celtics 112-99 in Game 4, Lead Series 3-1

The Warriors are stomach-churning scary. James also understands there will be considerable focus in the upcoming series on the individual match-up between him and Golden State power forward Kevin Durant . If I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game?" "It was one of those games we had to fight through and we had to earn it", he said.

Sports Del Potro sails through on French Open return after injury scare
Author: 0 Del Potro sails through on French Open return after injury scare

Because not since 1957, when Elvis Presley's hit of that name was the most played tune on US jukeboxes, had an Italian Open champion been brought to his knees just days later in the first round at Roland Garros . "That year", del Potro said, "I thought it was my year". "It wasn't particularly easy after Geneva. but I feel good", Wawrinka said courtside. Kyrgios next plays either big-serving South African Kevin Anderson or Tunisian Malek Jaziri on Thursday for a place in the last 32 ...

Sports Michigan State not renewing Blackwell's contract
Author: 0 Michigan State not renewing Blackwell's contract

He helped bring aboard a several high profile players from Detroit but there had been internal rumblings that his performance in advance of the investigation had slipped. In March of 2016, Blackwell was given a raise to $129,000 a year, up from $83,435. Blackwell was once lauded as a home run hire for Dantonio. His responsibilities at MSU included mentoring players and overseeing recruiting efforts.

Sports Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1
Author: 0 Kerr not well yet, but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

The Golden State Warriors will march into their NBA Finals three-match with the Cleveland Cavaliers this week with their strongest team yet. After finishing second in the National Basketball Association behind Curry in regular season triples made for a fourth straight season, Thompson has been decidedly average offensively during the postseason, shooting just 38 percent from the floor and 36.4 percent from three-point range while averaging 14.4 points per game - down several from his ...

Sports Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season
Author: 0 Man United capable of anything - Lingard eyes glory next season

Props to you if you've already come across part one with my fourth and fifth best moments of United's campaign, otherwise the door is open right here. The 19-year old Marcus Rashford opened the scoring, a product of his pace and tenacity, and the home side never looked back. David Moyes and Louis van Gaal had attempted to bring United back into reckoning but were shown the door after failing to match up with the club's expectations.

Sports Hsieh looking to continue love affair with Paris
Author: 0 Hsieh looking to continue love affair with Paris

Eastbourne's Johanna Konta exited the French Open in the first round after a three set loss to Hsieh Su-wei. Hsieh , ranked 109th in the WTA Rankings, saved four break points while serving for the match at 5-4 in the third set before sealing the victory over the eighth-ranked Konta on the second match point.

Sports Connor Shaw is Back with the Bears
Author: 0 Connor Shaw is Back with the Bears

Connor Shaw's time in Chicago is not done yet. The nature of Sanchez's injury wasn't detailed in initial reports. Shaw remains on the Bears' 90-man roster for the time being. Sanchez is expected to compete with No. 2 overall pick Mitch Trubisky for the backup quarterback role. Shaw missed all of past year with a broken leg, but before that he impressed in the preseason by completing 11 of 16 passes for 127 yards, with two touchdowns.

Sports LeBron James Took Care Of Business
Author: 0 LeBron James Took Care Of Business

All Star guard Kyrie Irving then proceeded to take the helm and lead his side back into the contest on with a spectacular offensive performance, scoring nearly at will as the Cavs gradually eroded the Celtics' lead. Cleveland's high-scorer was Irving, who notched a career playoff high of 42 points. The Celtics were able to balance their scoring effectively with 4 players scoring 15 + points, but Game 3 MVP Marcus Smart was not able to replicate his performance going 1-9 from the ...

Sports LeBron says has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before
Author: 0 LeBron says has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before

There have been four finals games with totals of 211 or more points in that span, and those have split 2-2 O/U. "Just got to make winning plays and play hard and everything else will take care of itself". "We pretty much have everything we want to do in right now". It was even more impressive to see them go 12-0, considering the fact that the Western Conference is considerably deeper than the East.

Sports India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie
Author: 0 India beat New Zealand by 45 runs in warm-up tie

With the start of the Champions Trophy - a tournament featuring the world´s top eight one-day worldwide sides - just two days away, this was a poorly-timed flop from Bangladesh , whose bowlers were swatted away by holders India as they piled up 324 for seven.

Sports Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round
Author: 0 Adieu, Angie! No. 1 Kerber out of French Open in 1st round

Kvitova was at home in the city of Prostejov , about 160 miles east of the Czech capital Prague, when an intruder burst into her apartment at around 8:30am on the morning of December 20. Makarova's take when informed of the history made by her victory? "She was nervous but focused with tunnel vision, " Vanek said, answering through Kvitova's publicist, Katie Spellman.

Sports Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4
Author: 0 Hunter Strickland suspended 6 games, Bryce Harper 4

We are about to find out which of those types Hunter Strickland is. Harper charged the mound, and both players connected with head punches before reinforcements arrived and separated the pair. It said a lot about the Mets' losing mentality at the time that nobody was willing to make Utley pay at the time for a dirty slide, or even call him out on it verbally.

Author: 0 Ducks top goal-scorer Rickard Rakell misses Gm 5 with injury

It's the most any visiting goalie has ever recorded against the Ducks. They could do it in front of their home crowd. "But I haven't talked to him". That was what happened, as Pontus Aberg , a player who had spent all but 15 games of the regular season in the minors, played the unlikely hero in Nashville's 3-1 win against Anaheim .

Author: 0 Gareth Southgate explains England selection of Marcus Rashford

What I always find with the young players who come through at United, they're bred to play in front of 70,000 people every week. If I am trying to keep Jose happy that's going to be, let's say fairly hard. Southgate believes it is important for teams like England to send out a message that the country will not be cowed by terrorism. Meanwhile, Southgate will be without Nathaniel Clyne for the upcoming games after the Liverpool defender was forced to withdraw from the squad with a back ...

Sports Seamers seal consolation win for South Africa against England
Author: 0 Seamers seal consolation win for South Africa against England

Jonny Bairstow is breathing down Roy's neck and he did himself no harm by scoring a fluent 51. England were reduced to 20 for the loss of six wickets inside the first five overs of the match in Middlesex, which is also Morgan's home ground in English domestic cricket.

Sports Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins
Author: 0 Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins

Earlier this month, Commissioner Rob Manfred said the Romney and Bush-Jeter groups were relatively even in their price offers. "And he's looking forward to a great rest of the season for the Marlins ". Bush and Jeter had bid about $1.3 billion for the team, according to a Bloomberg report in April. Forbes recently valued the Marlins at $940 million, which ranks 25th of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball.

Sports Iqbal: Bangladesh should not be seen as underdogs
Author: 0 Iqbal: Bangladesh should not be seen as underdogs

It's all about the crowd that creates this kind of environment. Buttler, the scorer of England's three fastest centuries, and Morgan have added more than 30 per cent to their batting averages - as has all-rounder Adil Rashid, though he played only five matches before the end of the World Cup to render comparisons all but redundant.

Author: 0 Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel

Officers also recorded that Mr Woods had failed all but one of the roadside tests - including standing on one leg and the "walk and turn" test. "I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved ", Woods said in a statement . Woods told cops he was on several medications , including the addictive pain-killer Vicodin and Celexa, a sleeping aid. Woods, the 14-time major PGA champion who had back surgery five weeks ago, was arrested on suspicion of DUI at about 3 a.m.

Sports Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Pittsburgh coach's challenge is first in Stanley Cup Final

Ellis scored the first goal by a Predator in a Stanley Cup Final 8:21 into the second and Nashville kept Rinne downright bored at the other end. Before the four back surgeries, Woods had four surgeries on his left knee dating to his freshman year at Stanford in 1994.

Sports Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win
Author: 0 Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win

Initially part of Honda's Formula One program, Sato moved to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2010 after seven years in F1. "You're obviously concerned", said auto owner Michael Andretti , who had six cars in the race, including Sato's .

Author: 0 Defending champions Djokovic, Muguruza make second round

There was never any real danger of Djokovic being upset in the first round of a grand slam for the first time since the 2006 Australian Open - Granollers, who likes a grunt or two, had won a combined 10 games in their three prior encounters - yet Djokovic needed nine set points to put away the Spaniard in the second set.

Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game One of NBA Finals

Obviously, I've played against four Hall of Famers as well, too, with Manu [Ginobili ], Kawhi [Leonard ], Tony [Parker ] and Timmy D [Tim Duncan] on the same team. "I feel good about our chances", he said. Does the thought of seeing another season extend all the way until June only to end in a loss deter him? "It's tough to say that we didn't expect it; we knew they'd be right there".

Sports Huddersfield Town win football's richest game and promotion to Premier League
Author: 0 Huddersfield Town win football's richest game and promotion to Premier League

I know a lot of the pundits wrote us off at the start of the season. "We're now just happy that we did it and we showed that you can get promoted with a low budget ". Stam reflected: "It's hard to lose this game". He said: "I think the manager plays a huge part, especially with the people he brought in during the summer".

Author: 0 Defiant Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal's FA Cup triumph has silenced the doubters

Ten-man Chelsea equalised against the run of play through Diego Costa but Aaron Ramsey headed home less than three minutes later to hand Arsene Wenger his seventh FA Cup - the most of any manager in the competition's history. "I've always been very clear on that", he said, when asked whether he would still be at the helm in August. "We have played some games in a hostile environment and I never accept that".