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Five odd - and concerning - stats to explain Golden State's 3-2 deficit

Five odd - and concerning - stats to explain Golden State's 3-2 deficit By the final minutes, the Rockets had taken a single possession lead and managed to hold on for a crucial 95-92 win that wrestled home court advantage back in their favor. It's upon Kerr to find a way to mesh the Warriors' offense, which now looks like it's in a battle with itself over what it wants to be. He's going to have to put this team on his back like he's done so many times in the pa... [Full Article...]

Everton boss Sam Allardyce 'to be sacked in next 48 hours'

Everton boss Sam Allardyce 'to be sacked in next 48 hours' Star man: For the second time in three seasons, Mahrez amassed double-digit goals and assists for Leicester (12 and 10 this season; 17 and 11 in the title-winning season of 2015-16), all while trying to force a move away from the club and missing a handful of games as part of the plan. [Full Article...]

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of being fit for Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo confident of being fit for Champions League final Despite picking up nine La Liga titles, four Champions League crowns, five Ballons d'Or and 552 goals for Barcelona , Messi insisted that he has never been driven by the pursuit of individual honours. Messi said: "I do not go to City". "I have thought about other leagues - especially the league in England - but it is very hard to leave Barcelona". [Full Article...]

Alabama, Texas to play in 2022 and 2023 (copy)

Alabama, Texas to play in 2022 and 2023 (copy) The Buckeyes will travel to Austin on August 30, 2025, and the Longhorns will travel to Columbus, Ohio on September 5, 2026. With the Crimson Tide on the schedule, Texas also announced it has canceled a home game with UCF that had been slated for 2023. [Full Article...]

Dominant Hamilton wins in Spain, Vettel fourth

Dominant Hamilton wins in Spain, Vettel fourth Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton secured back-to-back Formula 1 victories in dominant fashion as he cruised to victory at the Spanish Grand Prix , leading home a Mercedes 1-2. "It is definitely a great, great feeling and I think you could probably see form my energy when I got out the vehicle. It is quite a normal human reflex - once the vehicle went on to the track it was very hard". [Full Article...]

Juventus in seventh heaven

Juventus in seventh heaven Needing just a draw to wrap up a 34th top flight title - to add to their Italian Cup won in midweek - Juve survived a bright Roma start which saw Edin Dzeko and Nainggolan fire over. "Behind their successes there is a mentality which has been built over the years", Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco said. "It's a club that succeeds in remaining united through difficulties". [Full Article...]

CBI files 1st charge sheet against Nirav Modi

CBI files 1st charge sheet against Nirav Modi Brahmaji Rao and Sanjiv Sharan, of all financial and executive powers. The charge sheet has been filed under sections of cheating and conspiracy of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The Reserve Bank has permitted PNB to make provisions against the fraud amount. The CBI on Monday filed its first chargesheet in the PNB fraud case detailing the... [Full Article...]

Simpson wins PLAYERS by four strokes, Woods signs off 11th

Simpson wins PLAYERS by four strokes, Woods signs off 11th Simpson won by four shots, with South African Charl Schwartzel , Jimmy Walker and Xander Schauffele sharing second place at 14-under. Simpson's seven-stroke lead after 54 holes was more than useful but the 32-year-old is due huge credit for his nerveless approach to Sunday. [Full Article...]

Michy Batshuayi takes to Twitter to vent frustration at Chelsea's capitulation vs

Michy Batshuayi takes to Twitter to vent frustration at Chelsea's capitulation vs No, I don't think it will be. Gayle went off injured early in the second period but a four-minute double from Ayoze Perez saw the Magpies home for a comfortable victory, with FA Cup glory unlikely to be enough to remove the bitter taste for Chelsea and keep Conte at Stamford Bridge next season. [Full Article...]

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage seven of the Giro d'Italia

Ireland's Sam Bennett wins stage seven of the Giro d'Italia George Bennett underwent his first real test at the Giro d'Italia this morning, and he has passed with flying colours. That saw Yates seize a 16-second advantage over defending champion Tom Dumoulin in the general classification , with Chaves moving up to third. [Full Article...]

Georgia officer suspended for traffic stop with 65-year-old grandmother

Georgia officer suspended for traffic stop with 65-year-old grandmother Authorities told the station that Officer Michael Swerdlove pulled Campbell over for not staying in her lane. Then, he physically removes Campbell from the auto, forcefully pulling her. A grandmother was pulled over in Georgia and then forcefully removed from her vehicle amid shouts and insults all because of a traffic turn. All force ceased and the arrest was now over. [Full Article...]

Lee rockets up leaderboard at Players Championship

Lee rockets up leaderboard at Players Championship He ended up with the first of back-to-back double-bogeys, his one-under round of 71 giving the 2015 victor of the tournament a one-over total that saw him miss the cut by two shots. As Rory McIlroy missed the cut for the PGA Tour's $11m flagship event first time since 2012, Shane Lowry dramatically scraped in for the weekend alongside Tiger Woods , Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth thanks to a... [Full Article...]

Toronto's Casey named NBCA coach of the year

Toronto's Casey named NBCA coach of the year After last year's defeat Ujiri promised a "culture reset" in Toronto, but despite a 59-win regular season the end result for the Raptors was the same. "You get to that point where you're standing firm through everything and you feel like you can't get knocked down again, and you realize you do get knocked back down again". [Full Article...]

West Ham v. Man United

West Ham v. Man United United are now occupying the second position on the Premier League table with 77 points from 36 games. The Red Devils suffered a surprise 1-0 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Friday night. West Ham are [3.5] in the Draw No Bet market . Liverpool stayed England's best-supported team in the following season, when United slipped to 11th in the Division One. [Full Article...]

Djokovic suffers another early exit in Madrid

Djokovic suffers another early exit in Madrid Britain's Kyle Edmund enjoyed one of the biggest triumphs of his career by defeating Djokovic 6-3 2-6 6-3. Elsewhere, Kevin Anderson thundered down 25 aces in his victory over Mikhail Kukushkin, while there were also wins for Philipp Kohlschreiber, David Goffin and John Isner. [Full Article...]

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Newcastle United

Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Newcastle United Spurs will finish the campaign without silverware but the win means they qualify for the Champions League for a third successive season. Spurs qualified for the Champions League for a third consecutive season thanks to Harry Kane's victor in a nervy 1-0 win over Newcastle allied to Chelsea's 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield . [Full Article...]

Everton must offload players to make room for quality - Allardyce

Everton must offload players to make room for quality - Allardyce Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says the club must break their transfer record - the £16m paid for Michael Owen in 2005 - if they are to sign a striker to score double figures next season. Rooney joined Everton from Manchester United last summer and has scored 11 goals in all competitions this term. His representative Paul Stretford was sighted in the United States in recent weeks and ... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association play-offs: Cavaliers beat Raptors to reach Eastern Conference finals

National Basketball Association play-offs: Cavaliers beat Raptors to reach Eastern Conference finals Not to mention, two game-winning shots.So it's hard to make the argument that's coming next, but, through three games in the postseason, members of the Cavs' organization felt James wasn't engaged the way he usually is during the playoffs. They had the big trade and all that. 23/6 - What happened to Kevin Love between Game 1 and Game 2 this series? So that IN series really helped us out going ... [Full Article...]

Hal Steinbrenner speaks about MLB's London Series, Yankees-Red Sox matchup

Hal Steinbrenner speaks about MLB's London Series, Yankees-Red Sox matchup Major League Baseball has expanded its reach in recent years, hosting games in Japan, Australia, Puerto Rico and most recently in Mexico this past weekend, where the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres played a three-game series at Estadio de Beisbol in Monterrey. [Full Article...]

Justify justifies hype with Kentucky Derby win

Justify justifies hype with Kentucky Derby win Baffert has trained five Derby winners, one shy of the all-time record, and no Derby victor of his who has raced the Preakness has failed to win it. The next challenger up was Good Magic who ranged up on the outside of Justify but was never able to catch him. [Full Article...]


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