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Chris Paul will miss Game 7 with hamstring injury
- May 29, 2018

Kevin Durant is excited about helping the Warriors return to the finals, but he got a little confused on when Game 7 was on Saturday night. "Forty-eight minutes, it lasts a long time and there's so many opportunities to get yourself going as a team ". (more...)
Las Vegas goes #nocaps before Cup Final Las Vegas goes #nocaps before Cup Final
- May 29, 2018

The Eastern Conference champion Capitals hadn't given up this many goals in 29 games since March 18, but they hadn't seen anything like this charmed run by the upstart Knights. The Golden Knights uniformly criticized it as a late hit, while the rambunctious Wilson defended himself. On three occasions, the overtime victor has been scored within the first two minutes, and the latest single-overtime victor was an absolute buzzer-beater, coming when Mike Bossy scored with two ticks remaining in ... (more...)
Liverpool fans stranded by Ukraine flight problems Liverpool fans stranded by Ukraine flight problems
- May 29, 2018

The Liverpool Football Club said it was working with "all of the relevant stakeholders" to resolve the issue. "And I thought well, the airport have made that promise, let's hope that the travel agent can sort out with Ethiopian Airlines now that it is back on again because I think they had cancelled it". (more...)
Kyrie Irving missed Game 7 due to deviated septum surgery Kyrie Irving missed Game 7 due to deviated septum surgery
- May 29, 2018

Irving had not played in the Celtics' run to the Eastern Conference finals after undergoing a pair of surgeries in March and April to remove screws from his left patella that had become infected. For the Celtcs they have got this far without the services of arguably their two best players in Irving or Gordon Hayward . "I don't think any of us can really understand", said Ainge. (more...)
Salah ‘confident’ for Cup despite shoulder injury Salah ‘confident’ for Cup despite shoulder injury
- May 29, 2018

Karius tweeted: "Haven't really slept until now. the scenes are still running through my head again and again". We take a look at what the immediate future might hold for Bale and Karius. The summer transfer window is now open and managers are working hard on their transfer targets so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe. (more...)
Mike D'Antoni provides update on Chris Paul Mike D'Antoni provides update on Chris Paul
- May 29, 2018

Who are you going with? Golden State won by a final score of 115-86, allowing just nine points in the fourth quarter. "The longer the Warriors played their trademark style of basketball, the better looks they found as the game continued". "Game 7 at our house, that's what we've worked the entire regular season for (is) to get home-court advantage". They're champs. They were going to come back fighting and they did their part. (more...)
Lyon in no rush to sell Fekir to Liverpool Lyon in no rush to sell Fekir to Liverpool
- May 29, 2018

Lyon forward Nabil Fekir says he is " not close " to a move to Liverpool and will take time to think about his future. Paul Joyce of the Times indicated Thursday that Liverpool would "step up" their move for Fekir after Saturday's UEFA Champions League final, which it lost 3-1 to Real Madrid . (more...)
Five matches to watch at the French Open on Monday Five matches to watch at the French Open on Monday
- May 29, 2018

Rafael Nadal , the most dominant clay-court player in history, is in search of his 11th championship at Roland Garros, and he enters as the No. 1 seed in the men's draw. Any such conversation about who could be an eventual successor tends to begin with Alexander Zverev , a 21-year-old German. "They shouldn't be called "next generation" too much". (more...)
Police Chief Alfonso Morales details discipline to officers in Sterling Brown arrest Police Chief Alfonso Morales details discipline to officers in Sterling Brown arrest
- May 28, 2018

Brown, a 23-year-old guard on the Milwaukee Bucks , said that his hands were behind his back at the time the stun gun was used. Morales did not take questions from reporters in attendance. Kleefisch says the police reaction was "inappropriate. particularly if someone was non-confrontational". This is bigger than me. The Bucks released a statement as well, condemning the use of excessive force against Brown. (more...)
Sadio Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to tiny Senegalese home Sadio Mane sends 300 Liverpool shirts to tiny Senegalese home
- May 28, 2018

There are 2,000 people in the village. Asked whether this could be his last outing in a Liverpool squad, Mignolet added: 'That's not really something I am thinking of . Mane was watching with a friend who, he says, "stopped watching until the end and ran like insane to get away" before returning at full-time to see the result. (more...)
Rockets in 60 seconds: Win or stay home in Game 7 Rockets in 60 seconds: Win or stay home in Game 7
- May 28, 2018

Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni told reporters on Sunday that Paul will be re-evaluated before the decisive game , and didn't entirely rule out a return. "Bottom line, we can't turn it over, and we need to do a better job". "We're still confident", Harden noted. Only once during this eight-year span has multiple Longhorns represented Texas in the NBA Finals, as Thompson and Durant did last season. (more...)
Keeper Karius, girlfriend face death threats after Champions League debacle Keeper Karius, girlfriend face death threats after Champions League debacle
- May 28, 2018

Liverpool now face a long summer of rebuilding to try and launch themselves into the Premier League title race and possibly set up another European run. Then disaster struck for our goalkeeper, Dorus De Vries, as he inexplicably let a trundling 30 yard free kick go through his legs and in for the equaliser. (more...)
Stanley Cup Final: A longshot is about to pay off Stanley Cup Final: A longshot is about to pay off
- May 28, 2018

They were swept by Detroit 20 years ago. The best-of-seven championship series begins in Las Vegas on Monday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, CBC Sports app, 8 p.m. Louis Blues in the second. "I think he needed a break from the game, needed a break from how it went down for him here and it just took time". It's a little awkward, but it's going to be a fun experience. (more...)
Liverpool deal far from done, declares Lyon president Aulas Liverpool deal far from done, declares Lyon president Aulas
- May 28, 2018

Fekir , who has made Didier Deschamps' France squad for the World Cup, was recovering from a serious knee injury the last time Lyon played in Europe's elite competition, in the 2016-17 season. Fekir , meanwhile, has played down talk of a move to Anfield saying he was yet to decide his next move. Liverpool are now keen to tie up a deal for Fekir and, according to L'Equipe, they will meet with Lyon this week. (more...)
Egypt 'optimistic' Salah will play in World Cup Egypt 'optimistic' Salah will play in World Cup
- May 28, 2018

During the game, which was won by Real Madrid 3-1, Karius threw the ball directly towards Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema who promptly scored. This morning he arrived at John Lennon Airport in Liverpool to ridicule and abuse - covering his face as he disembarked alongside his team. (more...)
LeBron James leads Cleveland Cavaliers to fourth straight finals over Boston Celtics LeBron James leads Cleveland Cavaliers to fourth straight finals over Boston Celtics
- May 28, 2018

The Celtics haven't lost at home in the playoffs. With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. "It's just so intense in the playoffs and getting to the Finals and now the Finals, I don't think - and I know he doesn't - I don't think even our guys are talking (about anything other than) what's in front of them". (more...)
Serena Williams will not be seeded for French Open at Roland Garros Serena Williams will not be seeded for French Open at Roland Garros
- May 28, 2018

Williams , who has won three French Opens , is expected to play in her first major since giving birth to her daughter in September. Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou acknowledged last week that the 23-time Grand Slam champion made her comeback too soon, but insisted she is heading to Paris to win. (more...)
Neymar admits not being 100 per cent fit ahead of World Cup Neymar admits not being 100 per cent fit ahead of World Cup
- May 28, 2018

Neymar has called recent rumours linking him to Real Madrid "nonsense", while also admitting on Sunday he is not 100 percent in shape after a week's training with Brazil in their World Cup preparations. That will come with time . "I'm feeling a bit of discomfort but it's not going to stop me from playing". "I hope that dream is not interrupted once more and that it is consolidated with a title for us", Neymar said. (more...)
List of Irish Golfers playing at Wentworth in the BMW PGA Championship List of Irish Golfers playing at Wentworth in the BMW PGA Championship
- May 28, 2018

All I expect to do is go out and control what I can control. It did snowball from there and I got on to a nice little bit of a hot streak, and I'd love to be able to do something like that again. I feel like I stayed pretty patient out there today with that. Shane Lowry enjoyed a positive start at Wentworth as the Offaly native, who was in contention during last year's final round, shot a three-under 69, while Graeme McDowell and Paul Dunne are also under par after both shot a one-under 71. (more...)
LeBron James shuts down Boston Celtics' Finals plans with another legendary performance LeBron James shuts down Boston Celtics' Finals plans with another legendary performance
- May 28, 2018

The Cleveland Cavaliers face elimination against the Boston Celtics tonight in Game 6 of the 2018 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals. Elite in all facets of the game, James controlled the tempo and stepped up defensively to stop Boston's young, athletic line-up at TD Garden. (more...)
Karius apologises for mistakes in Champions League final Karius apologises for mistakes in Champions League final
- May 28, 2018

The Liverpool keeper committed not one but TWO horrendous mistakes to concede a pair of Real Madrid goals in the second half of the Champions League final . It was some ride but the cup is heading back to Madrid for a 13th time. "I admire him for owning up and apologising". "I'm devastated for the lad". (more...)
Klay Thompson's 35 Points Helps The Warriors Force A G7!
- May 28, 2018

The teams will get a travel day Sunday before meeting one final time in Houston on Monday night, with the Game 7 victor advancing to the NBA Finals to face either the Boston Celtics or Cleveland Cavaliers , who play their Game 7 in Boston on Sunday. (more...)
Peter King Makes Nazi Reference While Blasting Jets Owner for Anthem Stand
- May 28, 2018

The NFL unveiled its new national anthem policy on Wednesday, and rather than putting the most controversial issue of the 2017 season to rest, the policy has brought the issue of kneeling during the anthem to protest social inequality back to the forefront of the discussion around the league. (more...)
UFC Liverpool - Darren Till misses weight but Stephen Thompson clash goes ahead UFC Liverpool - Darren Till misses weight but Stephen Thompson clash goes ahead
- May 28, 2018

Thompson regained his composure to take the fight to a judges' decision and Till was handed a unanimous decision victory after the scorecards read: 48-47, 49-46, 49-46. He must weigh-in again on Sunday at 1 p.m. local time, where he can not weight more than 188 pounds. Thompson refused to blame the weight issue for his loss. (more...)
National Basketball Association community reacts to LeBron's Game 7 performance vs. Celtics National Basketball Association community reacts to LeBron's Game 7 performance vs. Celtics
- May 28, 2018

James was asked during the 2015 NBA Finals what's the most minutes he could see himself playing in a game with the championship on the line. Taking this team to The Finals, with Kevin Love missing most of Game 6 and all of Game 7, may be James' greatest accomplishment. (more...)
Victory or Defeat in Game 7, the Boston Celtics have already won
- May 28, 2018

There are few things in sports like an NBA Game 7 . The difference, as it nearly always is in these situations, was James. When the game slogged to a near-halt during the final 2:45 of the game, it was James who posted six straight points to turn a tight, four-point lead to an impossible-to-overcome 10 points. (more...)
Prince William in crowd to watch Aston Villa lose play-off final Prince William in crowd to watch Aston Villa lose play-off final
- May 28, 2018

Both have attracted interest from Premier League sides but Scotland worldwide Cairney, who scored the victor at Wembley, has chose to stay with the Cottagers, while 18-year-old Sessegnon has previously stated his desire to play for the Whites in the top flight. (more...)
Cavs hold off Celtics in Game 7 Cavs hold off Celtics in Game 7
- May 28, 2018

ESPN is included in the Hulu Live TV package along with many other great cable and local channels, so you'll be able to quickly join in time to watch the Cavs Celtics Game 7 series finale online . "We said we want to do this for Kevin", Lue said. I just go out and play my game. The experience gained by both Tatum and 21-year-old Jaylen Brown should pay enormous dividends down the road, especially as each matures into the stars they're on the road to becoming. (more...)
LeBron’s 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals LeBron’s 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals
- May 28, 2018

And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals. In the fourth quarter of Game 7 , with the Celtics trailing by four, Tatum had eyes only for the hoop as he stormed into the paint from the top of the key and flushed it home straight over the top of LeBron James. (more...)
Warriors beat Rockets to force Game 7 in Western Conference finals Warriors beat Rockets to force Game 7 in Western Conference finals
- May 28, 2018

The Rockets led 39-22 after the first quarter behind four early threes from Eric Gordon . Harden, who shot 4-for-12 on threes, finished with seven rebounds and a team-high nine assists for the Rockets, who committed 21 turnovers. Paul, in his first season in Houston , has been the wingman Harden has needed for years, a second ball-handler and facilitator for a potent offense. (more...)

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