The top-seeded Celtics broke the Cavaliers' record-tying 13-game postseason winning streak and limited red-hot forward LeBron James to 11 points, his fourth-lowest output in 210 career playoff games. "We knew that Friday (Game 2) was a disaster". He was held scoreless in the fourth quarter and was limited to three points in the second half. Kyle Anderson scored 20 points to lead the Spurs, who were without Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and David Lee.
Youngster Rob Holding is likely to start having impressed as of late, while Per Mertesacker was introduced as a late substitute against Everton for his first appearance of the season. The Gunners will be desperate to win the FA Cup final as this remains their only chance of taking home a trophy this season. The team has addressed the situation on the sporting side and that would be a good crowning of the last two months.
But the greatest player in the world is allowed a stinker every couple of years, and boy did he have one Sunday in Boston's shocking 111-108 victory at Cleveland in the Eastern Conference finals - just when all the eulogies were being written for the Celtics .
It was recently reported that the two clubs had reached agreement on a deal which has cost Newcastle in the region of £6 million for the Ghana worldwide, and that transfer is now officially complete. Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. Whilst his move is subject to a work permit, Newcastle aren't expected to have any issues signing Atsu, and manager Rafael Benitez spoke to the club's official website about the deal.
Nashville now awaits the victor of the Pittsburgh Penguins-Ottawa Senators series to see who they'll face in Game 1 on Monday, May 29th. Now, the Preds will await the victor of the Penguins-Senators series in the East. The Predators will play either defending champion Pittsburgh or Ottawa for the Stanley Cup. "It feels so good", Sissons said. Austin Watson also scored an empty-netter as well as the game's first goal.
Dinesh Bhattarari of the Nepalese tourist department did not reveal Yearwood's cause of death. Roland Yearwood , 50, from the U.S. state of Alabama , perished at an altitude of about 8,400 metres (27,500 feet). The death zone is notorious for its hard terrain and thin air, where low levels of oxygen heighten the risk of altitude sickness. Arun Treks managing director, Chhewang Sherpa said that Kumar successfully climbed the 8,848 meters tall Mt Everest at 1:28 pm on Saturday.
The Seahawks are hosting at least one other quarterback today. Seattle coach Pete Carroll had previously said both Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III were among those of interest for the back-up role. Many around the league feel as if the lack of attention he received is payback for his refusal to stand during the national anthem past year, which Kaepernick said he did to spotlight abuses against minorities in this country, especially by police.
Which teams benefited and suffered the most? The Celtics, the top seed in the Eastern Conference , are set to open the conference finals on Wednesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Russell is an attractive piece for any team looking for a point guard not only because of his youth and potential, but also because of his cheap contract.
Dozens of mothers dressed in black were out on Caracas's streets Sunday to mark a Mother's Day of protest , hours after violent unrest in the towns of Caja Seca and Pueblo Llano. The government and the opposition have blamed each other of sending armed groups to sow violence in the protests . "Another crime CNN will unfairly attribute to Nicolas Maduro", Information Minister Ernesto Villegas tweeted of the original report of the death of the policeman - which turned out to be false.
The Penguins scored a power-play goal when Sidney Crosby deftly tipped a shot by Trevor Daley off Anderson's right arm at 12:03 of the first period to make it 2-0. "I'll be honest with you, if I didn't have a No. 1 goalie, I didn't want the job ", Boucher said of joining the Senators previous year. That being said, the entire roster has to do a better job of sticking to the game plan, and if that means shadowing and giving up no space to any Penguins skaters so be it.
The win kept the Manchester side two points ahead of Liverpool , whose comfortable success at home to Middlesbrough earned them a place in the Champions League playoff round. "I think the club has a strong foundation, strong organisation and everything to be out for one year and come back straight in, like Chelsea did last season".
Monaco were crowned Ligue 1 champions on Wednesday following a 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne - ending Paris Saint-Germain's four-year dominance of French football. 19 - Monaco are unbeaten in their last 19 league games (17 wins, 2 draws). Bielsa is searching the globe for exciting young players (or guinea pigs) ready to put his uber attacking and pressing philosophy into practice at the Northern French club.
The Dodgers have announced that Pederson has a neck strain so far. He and Pederson collided at full-speed in right center field, and though Pederson bore the brunt of the impact, Puig still caught an elbow on his ribcage. Both players stayed down for a few moments, and Pederson appeared to have blood on his forehead when he finally stood. Pederson left the game and Chris Taylor pinch hit for him, while Puig stepped into the on-deck circle to take his at-bat.
So now Barcelona must play catch-up, they must beat Eibar on Sunday and then hope and pray that somehow Malaga can pull off a miracle by beating Madrid . However, Zinedine Zidane had a positive report on Gareth Bale's injury situation in his press conference and reported that the Welshman was back in training.
Boston cut the Cavaliers series lead to 2-1 as their improbable victory came despite the absence of star guard Isaiah Thomas , who is out for the remainder of the National Basketball Association season with a hip injury. If we know anything of this Cavaliers team and more specifically LeBron, it is that they can bounce back. Bradley said. "We never counted ourselves out".
The Predators, who've never won even a division title in their 19-year history, came in with the fewest points of any team in these playoffs. They're a Canadian team that can't sell out a conference final game. Thats the result were going to get if we run and gun it. Rinne made 38 saves to improve to 12-4. Of course, that dramatic goal wound up being moot, as the game ended five minutes into overtime with Ryan's score.
According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto , the fight may happen in August, possibly at UFC 215, as per UFC President Dana White. Cody Garbrandt's back issues have resulted in a chain of events that impact UFC 213 and beyond. "With Cody out, we're going to make T.J. versus Mighty Mouse [Johnson]". Johnson, however, has eliminated most of the title contenders in the 125lb weight class, some a couple of times.
The tournament is hosted by South Korea from May 20 to June 11. "Paik has improved his stamina, but he looks exhausted and he needs rest". Former All Whites coach Ricki Herbert has been appointed to Fifa's technical study group for the under 20 World Cup in Korea.
The former England defender has not been a regular starter for Chelsea this season but his personality inside the locker room is regarded as one of the keys for the Blues' Premier League triumph. "Next season we will be better, and as a coach I am better than the year before, but it is not simple". The Chelsea legend revealed that he chose to delay hanging up his boots following advice from former club and country teammates Frank Lampard and Jamie Carragher, both of whom advised him ...
Through no fault of his own, the 24-year-old spent much of the season away from the pitch due to a series of ankle injuries, but since his return, he looked ready to play the DFB-Pokal final on Saturday against Borussia Dortmund. "The club will not tolerate a player acting against clear instructions from the coach and doctors". Unfortunately for the Manchester United loanee (and this time it is his fault), Varela will not be participating in the game because he's been sent back to Old ...
The former Juventus and Italy manager won the Premier League this season, finishing more than 40 points better than Chelsea's points total last season. "It's fantastic to read all of these names who have won this trophy". In 2010, he led Newcastle to the Premier League too, and was rewarded as the Championship's Manager of the Year.
It is has been rumoured that the likes of Barcelona , Bayern Munich and Real Madrid have all begun plotting moves for the 24-year-old. The straight-up answer is that teams send their domestic Cup victor and either one or two teams that finish immediately below the Champions League qualifying places for that country (the "one or two" determination is based on Federation Internationale de Football Association coefficient), but in reality there are more permutations than that; a lot ...
CA's chief executive James Sutherland and Pat Howard, the team performance manager, will be in London at the same time as Nicholson, raising the possibility of a meeting away from official negotiations. "We're expecting (a response) to come potentially this week". "For us it's about focusing on the job at hand and that's about competing in the Champions Trophy", Smith said.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport indicates Irving had a marketing agreement with the product he tested positive for. Irving has already filed his appeal of the suspension, according to Archer and Schefter. He also had five pass deflections and forced four fumbles, including three against the Green Bay Packers that helped him earn NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors.
The win over Malaga allowed the capital's squad to reach 93 points, 3 more than former champion Barcelona , which placed second after its 4-2 victory over Eibar, also on Sunday. Los Blancos sealed their title win on the final day of La Liga with a 2-0 away win over Malaga on Sunday. Whilst it took him a few games to find his feet, Malaga have since won six of their last eight, including at home to Barcelona and Sevilla.
There will be a minute's silence before the final at the Friends Arena in Stockholm on Wednesday after 22 people were killed and 59 were injured during the explosion which went off shortly after an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena.
Even when the two were sitting at the pope's desk in the presence of photographers and reporters, the pope avoided the kind of small talk that usually occurs before the media is ushered out. The visit to the Vatican was the third stop of Trump's tour of sites representing three major religions. The president and pope have a contentious history and disagree on a host of issues, including environmental protection.
United play Ajax on Wednesday night in the final but before that they must face Crystal Palace in the last day of the league season and Mourinho has named 12 academy products in his squad for the game. "My wife and my child were there (in Amsterdam)", said Ajax midfielder Lasse Schone, who added that he was "devastated" by the attack. As a father & a human what has happened truly saddens me.
The Northern Ireland worldwide defender, who has started every Premier League game so far this season, was forced off against Chelsea on Friday night with an injury and will not recover in time for Tuesday's trip. The victory over the Baggies means City require just one point from their final game on Sunday to ensure a top-four finish - although with their superior goal difference they are all but over the line now.
And the inspirational captain stuck two fingers up to those who criticised the stunt, and said the only thing important was making sure he said goodbye to his club's fans properly. Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring his side's third goal against Hull City during the English Premier League match at the KCOM Stadium, Hull, England.
The Football Association are prepared to take action if betting patterns demonstrates that anyone linked to Chelsea or Sunderland cashed in on knowledge of John Terry's pre-planned substitution, after bookmakers claimed that £3,500 had been made.
They then took down the St. Louis Blues in six close games. Gibson made four saves during a five-on-three Nashville advantage in the third period with the score tied at 2-2. Nick Ritchie scored 3:21 into the third period to give the Ducks their first lead since the overtime of Game 5. The series shifts back to southern California for game seven on Wednesday.
Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has told Marca that he is "flattered" by reported interest from Barcelona , claims Football Espana . Chelsea are bidding to complete the Double when they face Arsenal in Saturday's FA Cup final, but Antonio Conte's champions are seemingly in a playful mood as they prepare for the Wembley showpiece.
Wenger has revelled in FA Cup football and victory over the Blues would see him become the most successful manager in the competition's storied history. "We're looking forward to it and we know we have the players who are capable of winning the game", he added. After celebrating being presented with the fifth Premier League title of his career, Terry, who has been reduced to a bit-part role under Antonio Conte , revealed he had spoken to Frank Lampard and Jamie Carragher to seek their ...
Nadal broke early in the second set but was not able to pull away, and needed to save four break points in the final game before closing out the match . The first set saw Thiem try and adopt an attacking attitude against Nadal , who had only recently defeated him in Barcelona. "I really enjoy these tournaments", Nadal said.