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Sport Cavaliers let chances slip away, again, in NBA Finals
Author: 0 Cavaliers let chances slip away, again, in NBA Finals

LeBron James scored 33 points and Kevin Love 20 for the Cavs, who have fallen into a hole in which no team has ever emerged. "We've had an opportunity to win two of these games in this series and we haven't come up with it", James said.

Sport Liverpool agree £57m fee for Nabil Fekir
Author: 0 Liverpool agree £57m fee for Nabil Fekir

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has ruled out finding a resolution before the World Cup begins, though, saying the deal is at a "standstill". The France global is on the verge of a move to Anfield ahead of the World Cup. "He added: "[We] have not set a base price because we have not discussed this yet". The Independent report that Aulas believes that Liverpool will have to calculate the potential of summer performance into their offer.

Sport Capitals beat Golden Knights 4-3 to win Stanley Cup
Author: 0 Capitals beat Golden Knights 4-3 to win Stanley Cup

Carrier hadn't played since the second round against San Jose, while Perron was a healthy scratch for only one game. Jakub Vrana and Devante Smith-Pelly also scored for the Capitals . Braden Holtby was once again solid in the Washington net, turning aside 28 of the 31 shots he faced and posting a save percentage above.900 for the forth time this series .

Sport Golden Knights must play better for Fleury
Author: 0 Golden Knights must play better for Fleury

The Vegas goaltender let it leak through his pads, and Eller was waiting behind him to score on the wide-open net. Following a scoreless opening 20 minutes, the Capitals got on the board 6:24 into the what would become a frantic second when Vrana moved in alone on Fleury and fired his third of playoffs.

Sport Stanley Cup Final 2018: Las Vegas plans parade for Golden Knights
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Final 2018: Las Vegas plans parade for Golden Knights

A 15-year-old from Bethesda threw a steamed crab out on the ice Saturday after the Washington Capital's win in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals . Smith-Pelly scored the Capitals third goal on Monday, giving Washington a 3-0 lead over Vegas with 20.5 seconds left in the first period.

Author: 0 Top seed Halep into third Roland Garros semi-final

After racing through the first set, Halep saved three break points in a marathon ninth game of the second which lasted 13 minutes. The 10th-seeded Stephens will bid for her second major title when she takes on Halep. Muguruza has yet to drop a set this tournament and is forcing many unforced errors from her opponent due to being aggressive and hitting the ball deep.

Sport Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs to close in on second straight title

Durant added another 10 points in the third, though Cleveland weathered the storm and went into the fourth quarter trailing by two at 83-81. James finished with 33 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, but he seemed exhausted by the end of the game, had little second half help and the Cavs became the first team in NBA history to go down 3-0 in back-to-back NBA Finals.

Sport Zverev and Djoko edge closer to semi-final clash
Author: 0 Zverev and Djoko edge closer to semi-final clash

Then his right leg was. Dominic Thiem advanced to the semi-finals of the French Open for the third year in a row as Alexander Zverev's battling work in previous rounds finally caught up with him. That was followed by a four-set upset of 10th-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta, and then the surprising win over Goffin. A worn out Alexander Zverev is out of the French Open, as Dominic Thiem reached his third successive semi-final at Roland Garros after a convincing 6-4, 6-2, 6-1 victory ...

Sport 76ers part ways with Bryan Colangelo after Twitter mess
Author: 0 76ers part ways with Bryan Colangelo after Twitter mess

Harris said he has "tremendous confidence in Brett Brown ", the Sixers head coach who is taking over as interim president of basketball operations. Colangelo's tenure ends after just more than two years. Colangelo was under investigation after The Ringer published a report linking him to anonymous Twitter accounts that were used to attack current and former 76ers players as well as other National Basketball Association executives.

Sport Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable - Marco Asensio
Author: 0 Real Madrid without Cristiano Ronaldo is unimaginable - Marco Asensio

After helping Real Madrid win their historic third-consecutive UEFA Champions League title, Cristiano Ronaldo set the rumour mills abuzz after claiming that he would make an announcement regarding his future in the days to come. Madrid are not open to the possibility of extending Ronaldo's current contract given that he turns 34 next February and is on a steady decline. They've done it for six or seven seasons and he's just done it in one.

Author: 0 76ers GM Bryan Colangelo out over Twitter scandal

Even if Colangelo knew nothing of the accounts until The Ringer reported on them, that wouldn't completely absolve him. They also reported that he targeted head coaches such as Philadelphia's head coach Brett Brown, and league executives too including Toronto Raptors' general manager Masai Ujiri and former Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie.

Sport Michael Nutter on CNN: 'We're proud of the Philadelphia Eagles'
Author: 0 Michael Nutter on CNN: 'We're proud of the Philadelphia Eagles'

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr had some harsh words for President Trump after he disinvited the Philadelphia Eagles from the White House this week. The Warriors lead the NBA Finals 2-0 with Game 3 Wednesday night. Jenkins said he does not view the proposed sit-down with the president as an opportunity lost, saying most inroads concerning the issues he's fighting for are made at the local level.

Sport Championship side reach deal with HMRC over £4m tax bill
Author: 0 Championship side reach deal with HMRC over £4m tax bill

Bruce would like to remain as Villa manager and launch another promotion challenge next year but whether the Birmingham based outfit can afford to keep him, or want him, to stay is now up in the air. Villa have paid HMRC £500,000 and will pay another £1.2m by the end of the week, it was reported on Wednesday. The outstanding amount is then likely to be sent swiftly.

Sport Steph Curry's three-pointers festival sinks LeBron James' Cavaliers
Author: 0 Steph Curry's three-pointers festival sinks LeBron James' Cavaliers

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers drives against Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 3, 2018 in Oakland, California. The previous 13 teams to do it went on to win the series. Facing Golden State in the NBA Finals has been James' burden the past four seasons, and he has one championship to show for it.

Sport Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead, push Cavs on cliff's edge
Author: 0 Warriors take commanding 3-0 lead, push Cavs on cliff's edge

Neither team led by more than three points in the fourth quarter until Stephen Curry drained a 3-pointer with 2:38 remaining for a 101-97 Warriors edge. "He's one of the best players that I've ever played against that this league has ever seen". After his 15 and 10 first half, Love finished the game with 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Sport Steve Kerr Trolls LeBron James During Postgame Press Conference
Author: 0 Steve Kerr Trolls LeBron James During Postgame Press Conference

There will be a time in these National Basketball Association finals when the shots fall for the Cleveland Cavaliers , their players remember the score and big calls go their way . Klay Thompson played in his NBA-high 390th game over the last four seasons. He doesn't know what players two through 12 will produce. "We should still be uncomfortable with the series as we were in Game 1 and as we were tonight".

Sport Watch, stream as Justify gets post for Triple Crown bid
Author: 0 Watch, stream as Justify gets post for Triple Crown bid

Bravazo and Blended Citizen stand among those challengers. Belmont-based trainer Todd Pletcher has won "The Test of the Champion" three times - with the filly Rags to Riches (2007), Palace Malice (2013) and Tapwrit (2017). Baffert is not a fan of the inside post for his horses, no matter what the race. The last to win from there was Empire Maker in 2003 when he spoiled Funny Cide's Triple Crown bid.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Baffled by Real Madrid's 'Obsession' with Neymar
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Baffled by Real Madrid's 'Obsession' with Neymar

The tyro scored nine goals in 36 games in the league last season and made 10 assists . Mohamed Salah could be one of the star players at this summer's World Cup, according to Philippe Coutinho . Like many of his Real Madrid colleagues , Isco has admitted his surprise at Zinedine Zidane's decision to resign as coach . Former England and Real Madrid manager Fabrio Capello, meanwhile, believes Ronaldo has his heart set on a return to United and a reunion with Jose Mourinho .

Sport LeBron: Finals victor won't visit White House
Author: 0 LeBron: Finals victor won't visit White House

Warriors coach Steve Kerr added to James' comments. "We get it at this point". Such visit, however, never came to fruition, as President Trump publicly dis-invited the Warriors from visiting the White House in late-September. After they wasted a 51-point effort by James - with a reversed official's call, missed free throw by George Hill and bone-headed move from J.R. Smith - and let Game 1 slip away in overtime, and following Stephen Curry's 3-point barrage in Game 2, the Cavs are faced ...

Sport French Open 2018: Simona Halep vs Angelique Kerber
Author: 0 French Open 2018: Simona Halep vs Angelique Kerber

Sharapova, back at the claycourt slam for the first time since 2015 following a doping-ban, walked on court with two French Open crowns to Muguruza's one and a 3-0 head-to-head record against the reigning Wimbledon champion. By the end of the first set, the five-time major victor had won just eight points against the Muguruza serve and failed to carve out a single break point.

Sport Is Marouane Fellaini About To Trade Man Utd For Arsenal?
Author: 0 Is Marouane Fellaini About To Trade Man Utd For Arsenal?

Maroaune Fellaini's move to Arsenal is gaining traction, with bookmaker's suspending bets on the Belgian leaving Manchester United . As things stand right now, Fellaini is eligible to negotiate with the other Premier League as well as the foreign clubs.

Sport Germany ‘keeper Neuer makes first start for eight months
Author: 0 Germany ‘keeper Neuer makes first start for eight months

Germany survived until half-time but Austria kept up the pressure at the start of the second half and deservedly drew level after 53 minutes. The game changed after half time however, as Austria pressed Germany more and more. Neuer saved an effort from close range by Marko Arnautovic just minutes later but wasn't to blame for Schoepf's winning goal in the 69th after an excellent team move that split open the German defense.

Sport Liverpool should give Loris Karius a 'second chance' - Bruce Grobbelaar
Author: 0 Liverpool should give Loris Karius a 'second chance' - Bruce Grobbelaar

Petition supporters point out that Ramos intentionally injured Salah and in their opinion, he set a awful example for future generations of players. In fact, after the full-time whistle, Bale himself walked to a clearly distraught Karius and consoled him about how things turned about in a classy gesture of sportsmanship.

Sport Arsenal and Chelsea join the race for Jasper Cillessen
Author: 0 Arsenal and Chelsea join the race for Jasper Cillessen

After Loris Karius' very bad performance against Real Madrid in the Champions League final, The Reds are looking for a new goalkeeper. Arsenal and Chelsea both reportedly approached Barcelona earlier this week to ask about the Netherlands international's availability, according to reports in Spain.

Sport Russian Federation vs. Turkey - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Russian Federation vs. Turkey - Football Match Report

But Turkey substitute Yunus Malli equalised in the 60th minute, beating veteran goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev with a 25-metre strike. Fyodor Smolov could have restored Russia's lead after getting in behind the Turkish defense in the 72nd but shot wide of the far post.

Sport Discovery to Pay $2 Billion to Distribute PGA Tour Globally
Author: 0 Discovery to Pay $2 Billion to Distribute PGA Tour Globally

The 12-year deals starts next year and runs through 2030. In a Monday afternoon press conference, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan took pains to emphasize the worldwide appeal of golf, which depending on who you ask was either invented in Scotland, the Netherlands or China.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather again highest-paid athlete, per Forbes magazine

Forbes reported that Mayweather , 41, topped sports highest-earners after banking $275 million dollars from his cross-combat superfight against mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in August 2017. This year 40 National Basketball Association players made the cut in Forbes' annual look at the world's 100 highest-paid athletes, breaking the record of 32 set last year by hoopsters.

Sport Willian backs Fred to shine at Manchester United
Author: 0 Willian backs Fred to shine at Manchester United

Fred faced United in the Champions League at Old Trafford during David Moyes' reign, and also played against Manchester City in last season's competition as Shakhtar reached the last 16. Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has never hidden his unabashed love for Brazilian football and its players. The speed of United's pursuit, though, has been striking and they have capitalised on the fact that both the player and Brazil coach Tite want the transfer to go through before the ...

Sport Arsenal sign Swiss captain Lichtsteiner from Juventus
Author: 0 Arsenal sign Swiss captain Lichtsteiner from Juventus

Stephan, 34, started his senior career in 2001 with Swiss club Grasshopper Zurich, where he won the league title in 2003. Valencia have been in conversation with a number of clubs over Mina's availability and it is now known that they have told Arsenal officials a move can be made.

Sport Katie Taylor’s father seriously injured in Irish boxing club shooting
Author: 0 Katie Taylor’s father seriously injured in Irish boxing club shooting

The third man, believed to be 57-year-old Mr Taylor, was shot in the arm. Three men have been seriously injured in a shooting incident that took place in a boxing club situated in Co Wicklow. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has described news of the shooting as shocking. Following examination of CCTV in the area, the Gardaí are now appealing for information regarding the silver coloured Volkswagen Caddy with Northern Irish plates that fled the scene.

Sport Dimitry Seluk renews attacks on Pep Guardiola over 'Yaya's treatment'
Author: 0 Dimitry Seluk renews attacks on Pep Guardiola over 'Yaya's treatment'

Ex-Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has accused manager Pep Guardiola of racially motivated treatment of him in their two seasons together. In an interview with France Football magazine, Touré - who left City in May after eight seasons at the club - attacked his former manager who was also his coach at Barcelona .