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James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader James was impressed with Thomas's performance in the playoffs, which began a day after his 22-year-old sister Chyna was killed in a auto crash. It spurred the most intense frenzy surrounding an National Basketball Association free agent decision since James announced in 2014 that he would return to the Cavaliers after spending four seasons with the Miami Heat . [Full Article...]

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors meet Thursday in game one of the 2017 NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena on ABC . Boston , San Antonio and New Orleans also would be penalized that spring when normally button-lipped coaches couldn't help themselves when thinking about the promise of the two freshmen."I've always told you guys, anytime I'm linked to any of the greats, even th... [Full Article...]

Moeen credits chat with England assistant Farbrace for rejuvenating batting

Moeen credits chat with England assistant Farbrace for rejuvenating batting Set a target of 340 for a win, South Africa were shot out for 267 in 45 overs. England and South Africa have received reassurances over security measures for their one-day worldwide series , which starts at Headingley on Wednesday, following Monday's bombing in Manchester. [Full Article...]

No. 7 seed Konta out in French Open's 1st round

No. 7 seed Konta out in French Open's 1st round I fought the best that I could. It boiled down to whether Hsieh could hold her nerve to serve out for the match. She will next be up against American Taylor Townsend in the second round. The unseeded pro battled to a 1-6 7-6 (2) 6-4 victory in two hours and 18 minutes on the clay court at Roland Garros . "I don't think that necessarily had anything to do with the surface", said Konta a... [Full Article...]

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals The 10-year veteran and one-time NBA Most Valuable Player has been a model of consistency for his new team, averaging 25.1 points during the regular season and 25.2 points in the playoffs. The Warriors are using Durant in every imaginable way on offense, and James isn't surprised to see his good friend and Olympic teammate more mobile than he was with the Thunder. [Full Article...]

Jeb Bush ends bid for Miami Marlins

Jeb Bush ends bid for Miami Marlins Jeb Bush has dropped out of the race to buy the Miami Marlins . "The person confirming Bush's decision didn't give a reason, but said Bush and Jeter remain great friends". "And he's looking forward to a great rest of the season for the Marlins". "Because Bush had so little invested in the potential purchase, Jackson writes, "[the] Jeter group loses nothing meaningful without him". [Full Article...]

Morales hits tiebreaking homer, Blue Jays beat Reds 6-4

But what happened next was the most spectacular thing to watch. Kendrys Morales hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning to power the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday at Rogers Centre . [Full Article...]

Djokovic, Muguruza start title defenses at French Open

They joined the top American man, 14th-seeded Jack Sock , on the way out Monday. "Nadal, I don't think he's anxious at all about anyone in this tournament, to be fair", said the 18th seeded Australian, who downed German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 to reach the second round at Roland Garros. [Full Article...]

Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel

Woods had "extremely slow and slurred speech" after being awakened by a Jupiter police officer, who found the vehicle the golfer was driving stopped in the right lane of the roadway and still running with the right blinker light flashing, the report said. [Full Article...]

Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3

Murray headlining field at French Open Day 3 He did show up for the first time since 2012 and ousted Guido Pella - a teammate when Argentina won a maiden Davis Cup title in November - 6-2 6-1 6-4. The seventh-seeded British player lost to 109th-ranked Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4. Successive clay-court setbacks-a straight-sets loss to eventual-champion Rafael Nadal in Madrid followed by an upset loss to Nicolas Kicker in Lyon... [Full Article...]

Andy Murray sweeps past Kuznetsov

Andy Murray sweeps past Kuznetsov After a set to get his bearings followed by a set he would rather forget, he put his foot down and raced towards the next round. A series of injuries and illness have not helped Murray's cause over the past few months. "If you maybe see the results he showed on clay (this year), maybe it's not his best as he showed last year". He is not a popular chap. "Andy is definitely playing a little more... [Full Article...]

Cavs blow out Celtics to advance

Cavs blow out Celtics to advance All that said, Las Vegas oddsmakers have Golden State the heavy favorites (those odds are a reflection of what the betting public thinks). "As of tonight, I'll get started". After the Cavs practiced at Cleveland Clinic Courts on May 28, James was asked if he believed the 2017 NBA Finals can live up to its billing as one of the most eagerly anticipated in many years. [Full Article...]

Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

The Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 5 over the Boston Celtics 135-102 to head to the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors . He never previously had that many fouls in the first half in his 14-year career, and Cleveland trailed 46-33. [Full Article...]

Brewers' Anderson no-hits Diamiondbacks through 6 innings

Brewers' Anderson no-hits Diamiondbacks through 6 innings The Arizona Diamondbacks and Milwaukee Brewers were in a tight game in Milwaukee when a play at home plate looked like the swinging point. The Arizona Diamondbacks and Milwaukee Brewers meet Saturday in Major League Baseball action at Miller Park. [Full Article...]

Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round

Kerber of Germany was shocked at Roland Garros on the first day of the major, losing 6-2, 6-2 to 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russian Federation. The expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the grand slams. None of the favorites has received an easy paths through to the finals at the French Open , but the draw has set up some interested potential matchups. [Full Article...]

Sato holds off Helio to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Sato passed Castroneves by ducking inside at the end of the 195th lap and held on over the last 12.5 miles to capture the biggest prize in world motorsports by 0.2011 seconds before about 310,000 people. His top finish is a 14th place at Phoenix, and he finished that race 70 laps down. In truth, the blown engines of Ryan Hunter-Reay, Charlie Kimball and Fernando Alonso merely put a hazy clo... [Full Article...]

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record That group produced.072 win shares per 48 minutes during their rookie season and.111 during their first year of postseason play. And if Warriors-Cavaliers goes as expected, he'll be beating the Cavaliers while they're busy paying him. The Browns came out on top the following year, ending a run of three straight title game losses (they also lost to the Rams in 1951). I should be saying this w... [Full Article...]

Upset! Kerber 1st French Open top seed to lose in 1st round

The eighth-seeded Kuznetsova, who won the tournament in 2009, triumphed 7-5, 6-4 but had to check the score with the umpire toward the end. It is the fifth successive year that McHale has gone out in the first round at Roland Garros . Angelique Kerber has not been playing at all like someone ranked No. 1 this season, and on Sunday she became the first woman seeded No. 1 to lose in the French ... [Full Article...]

LeBron James surpasses Jordan as National Basketball Association playoffs scoring leader

Thomas is set to enter the final year of a four-year, $27 million contract he inked before being traded to the Phoenix Suns in 2014. The Celtics have an important offseason ahead of them, including the first overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, so it may just be best to end it all now and get moving onto next year. [Full Article...]

Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

Aberg had to send himself flying across the crease to swat home a rebound of Filip Forsberg's shot for the Predators , epitomizing Nashville's persistent effort through a defensive victory. "I didn't expect that", Aberg, who returned to the game later in the period, said of getting pulled. Therefore it is possible for them to force a game seven, yet it will be hard. [Full Article...]


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