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Sixers probing Colangelo over bogus Twitter accounts


He said in a statement he used one of the accounts to monitor the National Basketball Association industry and other current events, but he was "not familiar with any of the other accounts" brought to his attention and he didn't know who was "behind them or what their motives may be in using them". Read More »

Heat for tweet: Browns' Randall amazed by jersey posting

Assuming around $100 for an authentic replica, Randall could have a $100 million retweet fiasco on his hands. So Randall had already become the athlete with the most retweeted tweet ever, surpassing one by LeBron James that was retweeted more than 655,000 times a year ago, according to an unofficial list compiled on Wikipedia. Read More »

Kyrie Irving Skipped Game 7 While Recovering From Nasal Surgery


But it didn't stop us from being successful and making the playoff run. But he also said: "You never know what opportunities will present themselves". And he has even admitted that he wants to stay in Boston. I've been here for four years. He was ruled out for the rest of the campaign after undergoing surgery. Read More »

Jose Mourinho wants Gareth Bale and SECOND Real Madrid star


Ronaldo partially rowed back on those statements in mixed-zone interviews in Kiev and then signed off a speech at Madrid's trophy parade by telling supporters: "Until next year..." Bale made his mark on another Champions League final with a magnificent overhead kick to put Real 2-1 up after 64 minutes. Read More »

Chris Paul Is Reportedly Trying to Recruit LeBron James to Rockets


That's cool, I think. It's unclear how Van Gundy's comments went over with ABC executives, given their presumed interest in having as many viewers as possible tune into the Finals, which begin Thursday and will be televised entirely by that network, but they certainly furthered his reputation for being blunt-spoken. Read More »

Warriors star Steph Curry makes LeBron James Cavs claim before Game 1


Nevertheless, here the Cavs are, right back in the NBA Finals for a fourth consecutive year, despite how improbable it may have seemed to even James mere months ago. Only three players have more trips to the final than James - Boston legend Bill Russell with a record 12, his 1960s dynasty teammate Sam Jones at 11 and all-time National Basketball Association career scoring leader Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with 10. Read More »

Kevin Love’s Injury Status Updated Ahead of Game 1 of NBA Finals


Love is averaging 13.9 points and 10.0 rebounds this postseason. And the Cavaliers will need every bit of it. He was injured in game three of the series with the Rockets when he bumped knees with Houston Rockets guard James Harden . According to reports , Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue revealed that Love's status for Game 1 of the Finals is still unclear, telling reporters he's "not sure" if the 10-year veteran will be cleared. Read More »

Man Utd Close To Sign Fred From Shakhtar Donetsk


His man-of-the-match performance against United's closest rivals launched him into the collective consciousness of Premier League fans past year, and United fans will be hoping he can stay there with quality performances for them this season. Read More »

NFL players weigh sitting out season until Colin Kaepernick is signed


In a followup question, the survey phrased approval differently, asking respondents if it is fair or unfair for teams to be fined when players kneel: 55% said it is fair, while 42% said unfair. But some fans grew exhausted of the displays, and President Trump hammered protesting players. "Of course. But I understand if they felt the need to protest". Read More »

NBA Finals 2018 Game 1


Stop me if you've heard this one: The Golden State Warriors will play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the best-of-seven NBA Finals . He missed the next night's contest and returned to the floor on March 30. On a night when Houston missed 27 straight 3-pointers and 29 of its final 30 attempts, going 7-for-44 from deep for the game - setting some inglorious National Basketball Association records - why wouldn't the Rockets start driving to the basket or at least taking a couple of dribbles ... Read More »

Serena Williams makes post-pregnancy Grand Slam comeback in killer bodysuit


During the French Open against Czech Republic's Kristyna Pliskova , Williams earned a 7-6, 6-4 victory. "Catsuit anyone? For all the moms out there who had a tough recovery from pregnancy-here you go". Whatever happens over the next two weeks, Williams insists her family priorities have eased the expectations on her as a player. "I've done things for HSN but I've always been limited, with the customer and with the fabric selection; [there were] things I couldn't do", she told WWD . Read More »

Andre Iguodala to miss Game 1 of NBA Finals with leg contusion


And this year, in his 15th National Basketball Association campaign, James played all 82 regular season games, a career first, as he adjusted to ever-changing rosters. Jeff Green started for Love in Game 7 and finished with 19 points with eight rebounds in Cleveland's 87-79 victory. Following Houston's loss in Game 7 on Monday, Eric Gordon boldly stated that the Rockets would be heading to the Finals if Paul didn't suffer a hamstring injury. Read More »

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski seeking 'a new challenge' after eight Bundesliga seasons


The 29-year-old is under contract at the Bundesliga champions until 2021, but recently hired super-agent Pini Zahavi - the man behind Neymar's world-record move to PSG - to negotiate a deal to release him from the club. With Lewandowski himself wanting to leave and his agent keen on a move, it is likely he will be departing the Allianz Arena this summer. "Everybody in Bayern's management team had a great (playing) career". Read More »

Is NFL's national anthem policy a good compromise?


On Wednesday the NFL approved a new national-anthem policy in response to ongoing player protests that took over the 2017 season. "Personnel who choose not to stand for the Anthem may stay in the locker room until after the Anthem has been performed", Goodell said in a statement. Read More »

Yankee Fans Boo Giuliani on His Birthday


The New York Yankees wished Rudy Giuliani happy birthday over the loudspeaker at Monday's game, but fans greeted the former mayor with loud boos, footage from the game shows. He told CNN's Dana Bash on Sunday that the strategy behind Trump's aggressive attempts to discredit that investigation is to curry favor with the "public opinion". Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers unfazed by underdog status in 2018 NBA Finals


The Warriors are considered the heavy favorites to take the title again this year. Green was Cleveland's second-best player in Game 7, scoring 19 points on 50 percent shooting with eight rebounds. "No matter what the story line is going to be, no matter if we're picked to win or not, let's just go out and play ball", James said. The Warriors were around -300 over the Cavaliers in last year's Finals. Read More »

PHT’s Three Stars: Golden Game 1 for Vegas


The expansion team has had a remarkable first season and now finds themselves four games away from a championship parade on the Las Vegas Strip. And so we welcome the Washington Capitals to the club. The story here is that Vegas' fourth line didn't just back into a couple of fluky goals and an empty netter. Last Wednesday, the Caps advanced to the Stanley Cup final for the first time in 20 years with a Game 7 win over Tampa Bay. Read More »

Daniel Ricciardo grabs pole in F1 Monaco qualifying


The win was redemption for Ricciardo, who was denied victory in the same race in 2016 when Red Bull stuffed up a pit stop and left him in second place. "We got home just using six gears". But the Dutch driver crashed in the morning practice session. "It was a battle with myself, wanting to be the quickest from the start and reach my personal goals", Ricciardo said. Read More »

How much Aston Villa must raise this summer to avoid FFP sanctions


However, his future at the club is now in doubt after Saturday's failure to win promotion. That's the question for everybody. Ensuring Ryan Sessegnon stays is imperative, with the youngster involved in all three goals the West Londoners scored during the play-off games, including a delightful pass to set up Tom Cairney's victor against Aston Villa . Read More »

French Open 2018: Serena Williams back in the grand slam groove

Serena struggled to read the Czech's big serve in the opening exchanges, but Pliskova lacked variety and efficiency in return as Serena lost just a single point on her first deliveries in the opening set. The Russian appeared to be cruising at 6-1 3-1 ahead but Holland's Richel Hogenkamp suddenly had her on the ropes, taking the second set and racing 3-0 ahead in the decider. Read More »

Warriors roar back to take West, setting up fourth finals against Cavs

In 2017, Golden State reclaimed the title. Cleveland opened as a +650 underdog. The only difference this time is LeBron James and the Cavaliers are huge underdogs. James and the Miami Heat lost to the Dallas Mavericks in six games in the 2011 NBA Finals as -175 favorites. In Game 6, for instance, Harden drove to the cup a game-high 21 times , according to NBA Advanced Stats. Read More »

Salah could be out for 'three to four weeks', says Liverpool physio


During the final match of the Champions League , Salah was injured by Sergio Ramos , who twisted his arm and made him land on his left shoulder causing a ligament injury. If Ramos' challenge is deemed intentional, the defender may be banned for upcoming Champions League games. Egypt begin their World Cup campaign against Uruguay on June 15 - unfortunately for Salah, as his country were drawn in in Group A, he has less time to recover than he might ideally like. Read More »

Pakistan cruise to victory against England at Lord's


The second and final test begins Friday at Leeds, with England potentially already needing to rejig its team after rolling over meekly at the home of cricket to extend its winless run in tests to eight matches. On fourth day, the hosts are taking 56 runs so far. But at least Buttler, who finished on 66 not out, and Bess (55 not out) justified their selections and gave their team a bit of confidence ahead of a potentially even more hard five-Test series against top-ranked India. Read More »

Chris Paul listed as 'questionable' for Game 7, coach says


The Golden State Warriors dominated the rest of the way to stretch the series to the limit. In Game 6 with a chance to win the series in Oakland, however, the Rockets had a second half to forget. They had 25 in the entire second half . "Kind of play it by ear right now", D'Antoni added. At one point in the second quarter, when the Warriors were beginning to make a run, he was telling his teammates on the court to keep things going. Read More »

LeBron James Reveals How He Feels Heading Into Game 6 vs. Celtics


LeBron James is up to 32 points with seven rebounds, seven assists, two steals and one block. The Celtics fell to the Cavaliers , 109-99, in Game 6 in Cleveland Friday night on another epic performance by LeBron James . Oh, and he played 46 minutes and only had three turnovers. Hill totaled 26 points and Smith 20 in Games 3 and 4 at The Q. Not only that, but he was also a flawless 5-for-5 from the floor while being a plus-10. Read More »

Warriors rally to beat Rockets in Game 6


Harden led the Rockets with 32 points but had just 10 in the second half. But the Warriors closed the gap to 61-51 at halftime, then passed Houston before the end of the third quarter and pulled away early in the fourth. We'll see if they can carry that into Game 7. Trailing 3-2 in the 2016 Western Conference finals , Thompson erupted for 41 points, including a playoff-record 11 3-pointers, nearly single-handedly saving the Warriors' season, perhaps even their dynasty. Read More »