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

In Game 4 on Tuesday, the better team won, and this time, it was Kyrie Irving catching fire en route to a 112-99 Cavaliers win. Both the Cavs and Celtics shot 47 percent in the first half of Game 4, then Kyrie and company made a decision to go supernova, rattling off 40 points on 72.7 percent shooting in the third quarter. Read More »

Cech wants Arsenal to tie down Sanchez and Ozil


Sturridge told Sky Sports: "That is for the club to decide, for myself I am enjoying my football". "For a few weeks we knew that's the maximum we can achieve and we did it". "Last year we were more Jekyll and Hyde - we could be brilliant one week and awful the next". "That is another side to our squad". Right-footed midfielder James Milner has spent the entire campaign at left-back, while such were the limited resources available Klopp had to name three defenders and a defensive ... Read More »

Real Madrid, Man Utd, Liverpool bids lodged as Mbappe says


We want to be together, we're a bit sick of being apart. This comes as a new twist in this transfer saga as it was not that long back Express reported that Monaco has rejected a big bid from Manchester United for Kylian Mbappe . "The latter is the most important thing for me". The French youngster has been in blistering form this season as he helped fire the free-scoring Monaco to the title. Read More »

Tampa Bay will host Super Bowl LV in 2021


Owners would have needed to approve a waiver for LA to host the Big Game since it's now not scheduled to open until 2020 (it was originally slated for a 2019 opening). They will now host the Super Bowl in 2022 instead of 2021. "So this was a solution the membership got on very quickly". The original deal that was cut and that included five Super Bowls over a ten-year period to help Davis pay for his stadium and would have included all the revenue gadgets including club seats, luxury boxes ... Read More »

Sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Vidal tells Bayern

Sanchez, meanwhile, has only a year left on his contract and the club have offered him £250,000-a-week... but missing out on the Champions League has dented Arsenal's hopes of a renewal. I think he still needs to take that step forward to fight to be among the best in the world and, in order for that to happen, he has to join the best team in the world. Read More »

Button sets the Champagne aside for Monaco return


The preparation has been good; apart from I haven't obviously driven the auto. "Mike Muscles", my physio, is back for a one-off race, too, so he's going to be rubbing me once again". "I would like to race in NASCAR, I think that'd be fun". Not only is the 2017 McLaren-Honda not up to scratch- McLaren have yet to score a single point this season - but this weekend's race will also mark his first outing in the new generation of cars. Read More »

Bookmaker pays out on John Terry substitution bets

There were similar scenes as Terry left his "home" field for the final time as a Chelsea player, contemplating a future elsewhere or in retirement. Dozens of small children in Chelsea kit, the sons and daughters of the players and staff, joined the festivities as players sprayed Conte with Champagne and loudspeakers blared out "We are the Champions". Read More »

Men's tennis heads to NCAA Championship match


In the tiebreaker, despite senior Jack Murray's best efforts, a couple of freshman mistakes from Simon Soendergaard led to the Heels losing the tiebreaker, 5-7, and Virginia took the doubles point. Michaud won their regular-season meeting on February 25, and Talaba won Saturday in the NCAA Championships round of 16, sending the Lady Raiders to the quarterfinals for the first time. Read More »

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp intent on concluding transfer business early


Sturridge finished the season with just three league goals and seven in all competitions, his campaign impacted by injuries and struggling to break into Klopp's XI. "It's a pleasure to have Brosque at the club and long may our form continue in the new season". "I wish tomorrow [to have signings completed] but unfortunately that's not really likely, " he told his postmatch news conference after a 3-0 friendly win over Sydney FC in Australia. Read More »

National Football League to discontinue 75-man roster cutdown among other changes


So in theory there could be even fewer players on the field in those final preseason games who will actually be on National Football League rosters come September. The preseason finale will be populated with more of those players about to get cut. One thing does seem certain, though: The new format will put more emphasis on strategy - something the Patriots marvel at. Read More »

Chile List Alexis Sanchez At New Club In Latest Squad Announcement


Of course, the future of Sanchez has been hotly debated for the majority of the season, and it seems that the player could be keen on leaving the Gunners , especially since they missed out on a Champions League place this season. Take a look at the best responses to Alexis being listed as an Bayern player in Chile's squad list on Twitter .... "He is doing a great job at Arsenal". Read More »

Bradley hits last-second shot, Celtics stun Cavs 111-108

A 7-0 run by Boston again cut the lead to single digits, but as was the pattern of the first half, the lead was boosted and Cleveland led 66-50 at halftime, the trio of Irving, James and Love scoring 17 of the Cavaliers' final 22 points of the half. Read More »

LeBron, Cavs Try to Shake 'Weird' Loss in Game 3 to Celtics

Sentinel and Enterprise staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. " Al Horford made a great screen and Marcus Smart made an even better pass, and I was able to knock down a shot". "I've been confident every time I've stepped on the court, whether I'm falling out of bounds or shooting a free throw, confidence is something I never lack", Smith said. Read More »

Penguins strike early, rout Senators 7-0 to take 3-2 lead


OTTAWA , Ontario Mike Sullivan isnt any hurry to announce who will start in goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in Fridays critical Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals against Ottawa . Aside from the fact they're one loss from elimination, they're still wrestling with man-advantage issues (0 for 4 on Sunday), and could be without their star defenseman and scoring catalyst in Erik Karlsson , who exited Game 5 with an apparent ankle injury . Read More »

Super Bowl 55 moved from Los Angeles to Tampa

The decision comes after it was announced last week that the Rams were pushing back the opening of their new stadium by a year, from the 2019 to 2020 season, due to unusually heavy rains that had delayed construction. Don't print bootleg Super Bowl 2021 t-shirts just yet. Instead, Tampa, Fla., was named site of the 55th Super Bowl . The greater Los Angeles area hasn't held a Super Bowl since 1993 in the Rose Bowl, but it seems it will finally have its chance now in 2021. Read More »

Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

The Predators and the Ducks dropped the gloves with under:10 seconds remaining. "In my opinion, you can put [Forsberg] in the category of maybe two other guys, top three guys in terms of his skill and what he can do with the puck every night", Nashville defenseman P.K. Read More »

The best Terrell Owens touchdown celebration GIFs


However, Pelissero noted the list of banned celebrations will still likely include "prolonged acts, miming weapons, offensive gestures, sexually suggestive stuff" and "twerking". "We know that you love the spontaneous displays of emotion that come after a spectacular touchdown", Goodell wrote. Over the last five years, with the 15-minute period in use, the league has averaged about one tie game each season. Read More »

Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108

Marcus Smart will get the start in Game 3 for the Boston Celtics in place of the injured Isaiah Thomas , per A. Sherrod Blakely of CSN. Now, the Celtics are left in a two game hole, are heading back to Cleveland and are missing the one player they needed most to find some competition against the Cavaliers . Read More »

Wenger hints at announcement after FA Cup final


The manager has yet to announce whether he will sign a deal to stay beyond the end of this season. Laurent Koscielny (France), Hector Bellerin ( Spain ) and Shkodran Mustafi (Germany) are the current regulars in the Arsenal first-team, echoing Adams' point about Wenger being at his best with an English defence. Read More »

Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out

James, in his 14th National Basketball Association campaign, ranked eighth in the National Basketball Association with 26.4 points a game and averaged career highs of 8.7 assists and 8.6 rebounds. "You have to have some type of adversity to be successful", James said. Davis barely held off Utah's Rudy Gobert for the first-team center spot, finishing with 343 points to Gobert's 339. Read More »

Juventus win record sixth consecutive Serie A title


Accordingly, when Lorenzo was spotted wearing a Juve shirt in the post game activities, the young lad looked incredibly miffed. The Old Lady's positive results against their closest title rivals helped play a key role in claiming the league ahead of them, with Roma and Napoli taking just four points off Juventus between them. Read More »

Koeman says Everton to make Barkley statement on Monday


The Englishman was given until the end of the season to sign a new deal with the Toffees and it seems that the Everton boss has now confirmed that there will not be a signature on the dotted line. The board will back me. Next weekend we need an answer. "I know when I took the decision that I can expect this question", Koeman said. Everton manager Ronald Koeman has revealed that he will hold talks with the club's board regarding Ross Barkley's future tomorrow. Read More »

Antetokounmpo earns All-NBA second team honors

Playing point guard, he finished first in total assists and second in total points, averaging 29.1 points, 11.2 assists, 8.1 rebounds and 1.5 steals on the season. Spoelstra orchestrated a NBA-record turnaround; the Heat went from an 11-30 start to a furious 30-11 finish to reach 41-41. Iguodala, the 2015 NBA Finals MVP , became even more important for Golden State late in the season after Kevin Durant was injured. Read More »

Bourdais recovering from pelvis surgery after barrier crash

Bourdais crashed Saturday during Indianapolis 500 qualifying, leaving him with multiple fractures in his pelvis and a fractured right hip. Davison, a 30-year-old Australian whose grandfather Lex shares the Aussie F1 race win record with Michael Schumacher, takes over a Honda-powered entry that turned in Saturday's two fastest qualifying laps above 231 miles per hour before a crash. Read More »

Aussie coach sees highs and lows in sevens campaign


MacRae's troops reached the showpiece after downing New Zealand and United States of America on day two in south-west London - recording a first-ever victory over the Kiwis in the quarter-finals by coming from 21-0 down at half-time to win 24-21. Read More »

Atlanta Braves: What Matt Adams brings to the table


Adams said he's looking at the trade as the best thing for his career. Piscotty also was dealing with some tendinitis in his right knee after a bout with the wall in Springfield but he said that was not a problem, nor was the hamstring. He is expected to miss at least 10 weeks with a fractured left wrist, and as the major league leader in slugging percentage (.748) when he went down (along with 14 home runs) Freeman is leaving a major void in the Braves' lineup. Read More »

Spurs take trip down memory lane

After the game, a closing ceremony displayed a video of the story of White Hart Lane and 48 club legends were paraded on the pitch under a rainbow and confetti as the club said an emotional goodbye to their home. 'To score the victor, to win the game and finish unbeaten here is something special, ' Kane said. "There were no injuries and one less match to play because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to play". Read More »

Eddie Jones: Group of death will help England

Being matched alongside France and Argentina in the competition's most savage pool during Wednesday's draw in Kyoto has begun the countdown to the global showpiece and logistical planning is already underway. Ireland face Scotland and hosts Japan with Europe 1 and the final play-off victor in Pool A . "I think the European qualifiers could be Romania most likely - we'll obviously need to be on our mettle (against them)". Read More »

Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

At her first games since the hiatus, Sharapova was cheered on by devoted fans but she eventually lost to Kiki Mladenovic in the semifinal of the Stuttgart Open, and didn't achieve a high enough ranking to secure a spot in qualifying round for Roland Garros without a wild card. Read More »

Referee Steinhaus promoted as 1st women in Bundesliga


I am used to this pressure and am convinced I will find my feet quickly. "My style during a game is characterised by intensive communication", she said. Steinhaus was designated as one of the refs at the Women's World Cup finals in 2011 and 2015 as well as the 2012 London Olympics . Steinhaus also confronted sexism the year prior while she was assisting during a Bundesliga bout between Bayern Munich and Borussia Mönchengladbach. Read More »