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LeBron, Cavaliers dispatch Celtics to set up finals trilogy with Warriors

Overall, the Celtics exceeded expectations this season. By the midseason All-Star break, that hypothesis was looking more and more like a lock. MARTIN: Last...


Oliseh, Ikpeba Celebrate Arsenal's FA Cup Win, Urge Wenger Stay

Chelsea striker Diego Costa had given the Premier League champions hope in the 76th minute when he equalised. Aaron Ramsey sent a downward header into ...


LeBron James Sets New NBA Scoring Record

The Kawhi Leonard injury in the opening game ruined the Spurs chances and vilified Zaza Pachulia. The 2016 champion Cavaliers and the 2015 champion Warriors...


Lebron James surpasses Jordan

The Warriors are listed as 7-point favorites for Game One at home , according to CBS Sports. But it all evaporated. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron J...


Arsenal wins the FA Cup

However, Wenger did accept that the uncertainty surrounding his future has not helped Arsenal this term. There were shouts of handball and offside from Che...


Hamilton: I sensed Vettel was angry

The British driver suffered some wheel spin at the start, which helped Vettel to take the lead as they entered turn 1 of the first lap. Sebastian Vettel h...


Conte frustrated by slow-starting Chelsea, and referee

So many of their players dropped off during the season which ended in Jose Mourinho's dismissal and a lowly tenth-placed finish. The 28-year-old has played ...


It's Cavs vs Dubs in finals

It was Green who was suspended for Game 5 of last year's Finals for a swipe at James' groin — and Golden State wound up squandering a 3-1 series lead and chan...


Grand theft taco: Dixon robbed at Taco Bell

Hopefully Alonso will avoid the experience of three-time Indy 500 victor Dario Franchitti and Scott Dixon , who were robbed at gunpoint at a drive thru...


Lewis Hamilton 'devastated' after qualifying in Monaco

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his vehicle during the qualifying session for the Formula One Grand Prix at the Monaco racetrack in Monac...


Cavaliers set franchise record, score 75 points in first half vs. Celtics

When James takes the court on Thursday in Oakland, California, he will be appearing in his seventh straight Finals while seeking his fourth title. The Warriors ...


Warriors-Cavaliers - Why Is It Called a "Rubber Match"?

They may be defending champions and they may have LeBron James , but against Golden State , they are definite underdogs. He has scored 955 of those points a...


Cavaliers beat Celtics 135-102, reach finals

With victory in the bag, he sat out the fourth quarter as the Cavaliers routed the Celtics 135-102 to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-1, and set up a third ...


La Liga win is bigger than World Cup for Zidane

To the Barcelona defender, who is very much the social media symbol of Barcelona , Real Madrid players could be clearly heard shouting: "Piqué bastard, gre...


Ernie Els penalizes himself for a curious -- and noble -- reason

Justin Rose finished in the middle of the pack after a 72 but Ian Poulter's (below) love-hate relationship with the course must have veered towards the latte...


Stokes, Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

Stokes and Jos Buttler kept the runs flowing with a 77-run stand, during which Stokes registered his hundred, before he was dismissed by debutant Keshav Maha...


Golden State Warriors favoured over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers

James was the game's top scorer, in a game where the Cavaliers never trailed. On July 4, with a 351-word post on The Players' Tribune, Durant announced he ...


Leo Messi & Theo Hernandez score golazos in the Copa del Rey final

Barcelona extended their record of Copa del Rey wins to 29 on Saturday, reeling off a three-peat for the first time since 1950-53. "I'm happy and more th...


Rafael Nadal targets 10th title

Against Nadal, Raonic is 2-7 in his career, but has won two of his last four matches against the Spaniard. The first one was a shock loss to Robin Soderling i...


Victor Moses Sent off Following Dive in FA Cup Final

Fortuna Sitters coach, Oliseh urges Arsenal board to hand Arsene Wenger a new deal. After that it is down to the board members [to decide] whether I'm the r...


Stosur wins all-Aussie final in Strasbourg

She broke back and conjured a 5-4 lead, only to falter twice more as Gavrilova pocketed the first set after an hour of ebbing and flowing. Backing up her gian...


All eyes on Alonso in a wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

Of how things are looking for the race and his chances of challenging at the front, Jones added: "The vehicle felt really strong from the get go and the team ha...


Returning Button hit with 15-place penalty for engine change

McLaren have endured a torrid start to the new season, but the low-speed nature of this most famous of circuits suits their rather under-powered Honda engine...


National Football League votes to shorten regular season overtime period

Over the past five years, with the 15-minute period in use, the league has averaged about one tie game each season. The league's decision to shorten overtime...


List of Arsenal's seven FA Cup wins under manager Arsene Wenger

Fabregas was roundly jeered by the Arsenal half of Wembley as he made his way onto the pitch, but he has backed former boss Arsene Wenger to continue, with ...


Groves stops Chudinov, finally wins world title

For Groves , 29, this doesn't erase past losses to Carl Froch (twice) and Badou Jack, but does mean that he will go down in history as a world champion, callin...


Warriors listed as favorites to win NBA Finals

Irving was crucial during last year's title run, and he'll have to be at his best once again to pull off another upset. They were like the inhabitants of Whovil...


Garcia in fine form at TPC

McIlroy revealed he would have an MRI scan on Monday to determine the extent of his back problem, with the world number two admitting the "most important thing"...


Manchester Attack: Chelsea cancels victory parade

Conte - a former midfield workhorse for Juventus and Italy - won praise for turning a demoralised squad which had gone from being champions in 2015 to 10th pl...


Little Alaves upstage Barcelona despite losing Copa del Rey final

Enrique was given reason to smile on his final farewell, though, as his men came out on top 3-1 against Alaves at the Vicente Calderon on Saturday night to li...


Europa League victory lifted Manchester: Alex Ferguson

United have been linked with the Atletico Madrid forward for several months but Mourinho told Sky Sports on Saturday that luring the 26-year-old to Old Tr...


Senators believe they can defy expectations again with first Game 7 win

It would be especially impressive given the Penguins injury woes, which have sidelined No. 1 defender Kris Letang, No. 1 goaltender Matt Murray as well as...


Chelsea and Conte's problems ahead of next season laid bare at Wembley

This time he stood before a throng of exultant Arsenal fans, with arms spread, after a record 13th FA Cup win for the club - seven of them his. That cam...


Isaiah Thomas willing to pass on payday this year to better Celtics

But none of the leagues have had more than one three-year stretch where the same teams played for title. Who isn't consumed with this? After knocking of...


Disappointing End, But An Overall Successful Season For Boston Celtics

Instead, the last images of the 2016-17 Celtics is of them suffering another 30-plus point loss in embarrassing fashion. What isn't arguable is that LeBron is...