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Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home Cops: Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' Los Angeles home
- June 02, 2017

James is now in Northern California, where his reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing to take on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. James does not live in the house, which is in the Brentwood area, and he was not believed to be in it at the time. The Cavaliers are scheduled to face off on Thursday (Friday NZT) against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland. (more...)
Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals
- June 02, 2017

The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in O. "I've wavered back and forth if I would actually sit out, if our owner came out and said the things that [Sterling] said", James said. For some National Basketball Association stalwarts, his legacy will forever be tarnished by joining the star-studded Warriors team but Durant has so far shrugged off his critics and focused in on himself. (more...)
Denver Post sportswriter apologizes after facing backlash for Indianapolis 500 tweet Denver Post sportswriter apologizes after facing backlash for Indianapolis 500 tweet
- June 02, 2017

We lacked that straight line speed for the last laps". When contacted by iMediaEthics, Frei declined to comment further at this time. Once again Indianapolis proved to be the site of unforgettable moments, for both great and bad reasons as some of the sport's best drivers saw their fortunes change in an instant. (more...)
Mumbai Indians enters IPL 2017 Finals thrashing Kolkata Knight Riders
- June 02, 2017

Yesterday, the next-door neighbor of the Mumbai Indians , Rising Pune Supergiant had the match under control all throughout at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai . Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile (3-20) had Williamson caught at extra cover and later took a splendid diving catch off his follow-through to dismiss Chris Jordan (0), who was playing his first game in the IPL . (more...)
British and Irish Lions: Sam Warburton to captain tour opener
- June 01, 2017

Captain Sam Warburton accepted the wero, or challenge, and manager John Spencer spoke before the Lions responded to the powhiri (Maori welcome ceremony) with a Welsh hymn Calon Lan . That put the Irish centre out of the series with a serious shoulder injury. 23-man squad but Gatland is still able to field an experienced core, with a potent back line including Jonathan Sexton, Greig Laidlaw, Anthony Watson, Jonathan Joseph and Stuart Hogg. (more...)
Rasmus, Beckman Big Swings for Rays in 10-8 Win Over Rangers Rasmus, Beckman Big Swings for Rays in 10-8 Win Over Rangers
- June 01, 2017

With two out and two on, Elvis came up in a 5-2 game and hit a no-doubter into the Rays' bullpen to tie the game. Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier tripled in the first and homered in the fifth. Jose Alvarado did it against Miami on May 3. Among other pitchers at Triple-A who are on the 40-man roster and availalble are Blake Snell , Jake Faria and Ryan Garton (who was sent down Monday but can be brought back with Andriese going on DL), while Jose De Leon pitched for the Rays on Monday ... (more...)
Novak Djokovic Eases Into 2nd Round Novak Djokovic Eases Into 2nd Round
- June 01, 2017

Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were among the winners at the French Open today as Petra Kvitov√°'s comeback from a career-threatening injury ended in second round defeat at Roland Garros. Basilashvili, from the country of Georgia, is ranked No. 63 in the world. In another men's singles clash, Austria's Dominic Thiem also booked his place in the third round of the second major of the season after posting a 7-5, 6-1, 6-3 triumph over Simone Bolelli of Italy. (more...)
Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal
- May 31, 2017

He met with majority owner Stan Kroenke on Monday to determine his future with the club's board being notified at a meeting on Tuesday, according to the BBC . 'Honestly, I did not see the situation. Wenger also failed to deliver Champions League football next season after Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League, 21 points behind title winners Chelsea . (more...)
Angels star Trout to have surgery for torn thumb ligament Angels star Trout to have surgery for torn thumb ligament
- May 31, 2017

Trout was in the midst of another MVP campaign before getting injured. The 25-year-old* was hitting.337/.461/.742 and leading the American League with 16 homers before sliding into second base and tearing ligaments in his left thumb on Sunday. (more...)
Hsieh Su-Wei stuns 7th seed Johanna Konta in 1st round Hsieh Su-Wei stuns 7th seed Johanna Konta in 1st round
- May 31, 2017

But while disappointed with her showing at the French Open , a determined Konta refused to press the panic button. "Second set we start again, I don't think about the first set so it was a new set for me and it was pretty good". Konta's elimination was the major women's upset on Tuesday at Roland Garros . Now she's done it two years in a row. She also now lives in Paris , where she met her boyfriend a year ago. (more...)
Allegri: Madrid are 'favourites' for UCL final Allegri: Madrid are 'favourites' for UCL final
- May 30, 2017

Los Blancos can become the first team in the Champions League era to win the trophy two seasons in a row. The FAW confirmed on Friday that the Principality Stadium roof will be shut for the match between Juventus and Real Madrid on June 3, following talks with authorities. (more...)
LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals
- May 30, 2017

They are going into Game 1 with a lot of faith. Tipoff is 9 p.m. In 2015, the Cavs and Dubs combined for a 2-3-1 O/U record in the NBA Finals (194.16 ppg vs. Everyone knew the two teams were on a collision course. "He's a guy who said he wanted us, and he has us starting next Thursday". He's a competitor. (more...)
Ryan Braun back on disabled list Ryan Braun back on disabled list
- May 30, 2017

Reliever Rob Scahill came on to retire the next three Arizona batters and Neftalí Feliz gave up a run in the ninth before closing out Milwaukee's 6-1 victory at Miller Park. It was a pretty bad game. It was good to see him get the K's, after managing only one last time out. Ariel Miranda (4-2) allowed two runs, three hits and three walks in five innings. (more...)
No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again
- May 29, 2017

But superficialities aside, James has never been a Jordan clone, never had Jordan's assassin-like single-mindedness as a scoring machine. "I was like, 'If I'm not scoring the ball, how can I still make an impact on the game?' It's carried me all the way to this point now, and it's going to carry me for the rest of my career because scoring is not No. (more...)
Johnson beats M's 6-0 for Boston's 6th straight win Johnson beats M's 6-0 for Boston's 6th straight win
- May 28, 2017

RHP Craig Kimbrel pitched a ideal ninth inning for his 13th save of the season and his 27th in a row at Fenway Park, two behind Tom Gordon's Fenway record. "The whole night obviously wasn't consistent". The M's have now lost seven of eight with three more games on the road trip. Meanwhile, Boston gave Rodriguez got lots of help defensively. (more...)
'Gutted' Kell Brook loses IBF title to Errol Spence 'Gutted' Kell Brook loses IBF title to Errol Spence
- May 28, 2017

The 27-year-old was impressive in what was an incredibly close contest until the late stages but he pounced when he realised Brook was struggling with injury, savagely jabbing at the eye and clubbing away at the body with follow ups. Spence, 27, of DeSoto, Texas, appeared relaxed before the fight while Brook, born and raised in Sheffield, looked a little tense. As well as Brook-Spence, George Groves will attempt to win a world super middleweight crown for the fourth time against the ... (more...)
Cloud Computing Clinches Preakness
- May 28, 2017

There will be no Triple Crown victor for the second year in a row. Castellano won his second Preakness, his first since 2006 when he was victorious aboard Bernardini in the ill-fated Barbaro Preakness. Turns out, Always Dreaming really wasn't ready for such a quick turnaround. I felt that, watching his performance in the Derby, that there was a better chance of beating him here in two weeks - because of him being lightly raced and the spacing - than in the Belmont. (more...)
Sevilla and Argentina Reach Agreement for Jorge Sampaoli Sevilla and Argentina Reach Agreement for Jorge Sampaoli
- May 27, 2017

Sevilla and the Argentine Football Association (AFA) have reached an agreement in principle for Jorge Sampaoli to become the new head coach of Argentina , the LaLiga club have announced. Now the 57-year old has a hard task ahead of him to win Argentina's remaining games and qualify automatically for the World cup. The AFA named a squad for June friendlies against Brazil and Singapore this month that was widely felt to bear Sampaoli's prints, with Inter striker Mauro Icardi ... (more...)
Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for 'muscles' comment Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for 'muscles' comment
- May 26, 2017

When will this change?" she wrote. Raisman joined Reebok's Perfect Never campaign in November to combat the idea of a perfect body type, sharing how she had been made fun of as a child. Some followers called her rant entitled but Raisman said she feels she had every right to express herself. Late past year, she revealed that boys at her school teased her when she was younger because they found her muscular arms "weird and gross", as first reported by People. (more...)
Trending: 'We played for Manchester' - Pogba Trending: 'We played for Manchester' - Pogba
- May 26, 2017

Henrikh Mkhitaryan wasn't brilliant, consistently, in the Europa League final against Ajax in Stockholm on Wednesday evening. "This is the most important trophy of my career because it's the last (in line) and the last one is always the most important". (more...)