Did you know NBA Commissioner Adam Silver was so anxious about the league's TV ratings that he rang up LeBron James and told him to take it easy on the Celtics? Up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series, defending league champion Cleveland will attempt to close out the Celtics and advance to the NBA Finals for the third straight year in Game 5 tonight at 8:30 at TD Garden .
I love this competition. Costa, Chelsea's top scorer as they won the Premier League this season , played two games for Brazil in 2013 but switched to Spain a year later after being granted Spanish citizenship and represented them at the 2014 World Cup.
The Indianapolis 500 purse consists of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Verizon IndyCar Series awards, plus other designated and special awards. But Sato , who passed Castroneves for the lead with just two laps to go, would not be denied.
There will be no love lost between these teams , especially after Green, whose Game Five suspension in the 2016 Finals was considered by many to be the turning point, said last November he wanted to "destroy" and "annihilate" the Cavs in a championship rematch.
Irving said Cleveland would benefit from having been put under pressure by Boston in Game 4. "I thought we played as well as we have in the entire playoffs in that first half, but then for some reason, things became more hard". Join the Chowder and Champions team! Comparatively, they were blown out at home in their first two playoff games before Thomas' hip injury . "I don't think I've ever had four fouls in a game before in the first half, so my rhythm is kind of broken and you've got ...
His police report , obtained and published by several media outlets, said Woods was "co-operative" and "confused" when found by police, with "extremely slow and slurred speech". Woods' wife has told police that she used a golf club to smash the back windows of the Cadillac Escalade to help her husband out. Woods' position as an icon in his sport, and the legitimacy he gives to Nike in golf, is why the brand should keep him on board.
In addition to wrapping The Q in NBA Finals signage, many local landmarks and businesses will also showcase banners and deck out with signage to show their support and Cavs pride. "Steve's there", James said of Kerr. Kerr recently reviewed all seven games from 2016, when Golden State squandered a 3-1 lead and missed a repeat championship.
Saturday's FA Cup win, a record 13th for the club and a record seventh for Wenger , is not likely to be a big factor in the final decision on his future. I've played until the end of my contract, which is today basically. "And you would have to say it would serve them right, because there has been absolutely no forward planning for the day when Wenger finally left the Emirates".
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I felt at home. "I don't blame Honda at all". Sato sped to victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday ahead of Brazil's Helio Castroneves , with Team Penske, who came within a whisker of his fourth Indy 500 win, and newcomer Ed Jones , with Dale Coyne Racing , a Briton born in Dubai, reports Efe.
However, he didn't completely rule it out. Herm: Atlanta should allow Vick to retire as a FalconHornqvist's return makes Penguins a better teamDoubt etched in Durant's mind ahead of Finals?Craven reac. "(But) in thinking about that game, it's amusing because I know the concept of making the right play, making a simple play, understanding that there are deciding moments in games and the difference between winning a championship or not could be one of those plays.
The all-rounder bowled only two overs in Wednesday's 72-run win over South Africa at Headingley, after complaining of soreness in his left knee. A delighted Morgan added: "It was the best way we could have started, a very good day at the office and a pretty complete performance".
Sunday's Indianapolis 500 is scheduled to take the green flag just after noon. McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has revealed his predecessor Ron Dennis is supportive of the team's upcoming Indianapolis 500 endeavour, describing his feedback as "pretty cool".
Rookie Ed Jones was third, followed by Britain's Max Chilton , Brazil's Tony Kanaan , Colombia's Juan Pablo Montoya and 2016 victor Alexander Rossi . Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has been awarded Rookie of the Year for the 2017 Indianapolis 500 after his debut at the race.
GSW are playing host and home court advantage in National Basketball Association is not a solid assurance of a win but it minimizes the probability of losing so the Warriors has to be the easy pick. But KD has shown no signs of those injuries slowing him down since. The Cavaliers have the fourth-highest points per game average (109.5) and the sixth-highest shooting percentage (46 percent) on the road.
He made mistakes during the season that gave critics reason to question him, but proved his worth in the decisive stages of both the Spanish league and the Champions League , making hard saves at key moments to keep Madrid in contention for both titles.
Chelsea were chasing a Premier League and FA Cup Double, but instead the double was Arsenal's: a record 13th FA Cup success and an unprecedented seventh triumph in the competition for Wenger. Wenger, who has been in charge at Arsenal for 21 years, is yet to reveal whether he will sign an extension to the contract that expires at the end of the season.
While Djokovic , seeded second, went on to see off Granollers in straight sets, the 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 scoreline didn't say the whole story, with Granollers making it quite hard for Djokovic, particularly in the second set. I did not think days would come when you feel different. Ever the gracious sportsman, Djokovic exchanged a high five with Granollers when the latter struck a victor off a fine drop shot in the third.
Raonic fired 15 aces and 44 winners to book a meeting with Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva, who saved two match points before overcoming Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation in five sets. Novak Djokovic of Serbia attends a training session before French Open in Paris , May 26, 2017. "It was different for me being here this time because being defending champion gave me a lot of relief", Djokovic said.
All seemed well once he made it out to Court 6 on Tuesday, though. But he did well in that department against the 92nd-ranked Thompson. South Korea's Chung Hyeon beat men's 27th seed Sam Querrey 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the first round. Kyrgios, though, is not giving the young pretenders much hope of upsetting title favourite Rafael Nadal's march to a 10th French Open crown. The No.3 seed kept up his momentum at Roland Garros in a 6-2 7-6 (6) 6-3 victory.
After all, he has slayed behemoths before. And unlike the Warriors squad that blew a 3-1 Finals lead past year after a record-setting 73-9 regular season, this version of the team is even more unsafe after adding former league MVP and four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant .
He ended up finishing 10th. "He was the best of all time", Dillon said of Earnhardt. Four years after that emotional and somewhat controversial decision to bring the No. He has scuffled at the onset of the 2017 year, but earned the 255th top 10 finish of his career on Sunday night. "Yeah, I supposed considering last week", he said when asked about Sunday's finish.
Arsene Wenger is widely reported to have signed a new contract to stay with Arsenal this summer, with an announcement pencilled in for tomorrow. They did end the season with silverware, however, after beating Premier League champions and favourites Chelsea on Saturday to give Wenger his record seventh FA Cup success.
Needless to say, Trout is protecting his title of the best in the game. "Hopefully it's just sore, just a bad jam". "The first indication is it just looks like a little sprain", Scioscia said . In Denver, Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer as the Rockies beat St. Louis. The solo home run gave the 27-year-old slugger his 34th RBI of the season.
Yesterday Takuma Sato became the first Japanese to win the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500). "We lacked that straight line speed for the last laps". For Andretti Autosport , this marks back-to-back Monday morning victory photo ceremonies, with Alexander Rossi taking the checkered flag a year ago.
A formal announcement is likely to follow on Wednesday. The Frenchman's future had looked in doubt as he ran down his existing contract but has opted to carry on following talks with the club's hierarchy. "The best presentation [to show the board] is to watch the game", he added. "I've played until the end of my contract, which is today basically".
I know I'm really dating myself, but in 2007 when we played San Antonio, every pick-and-roll that LeBron ran - I don't care if the screens were set 15 feel below where the ball was - they were going under the pick-and-roll. LeBron has never been better in his postseason career, either, as he's averaging 32.5 points on 56.6 per cent shooting, 8.0 rebounds and 7.0 assists in leading his team to a 12-1 record.
But it was shrouded in controversy. Taking full advantage of generous support from his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen , who led from pole position to the start of the pit stops, the four-time champion came home 3.1 seconds clear of the Finn in glorious Mediterranean sunshine.
If it was, I shouldn't be standing here, to be honest. "I'm not gonna distract my teammates and you guys are gonna want to know and things like that". Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said in March he wanted to get the Carr extension done after the draft, and both parties have said talks between the Raiders and Carr's agent, Tim Younger , have been ongoing.
Milner played a major part in helping Liverpool to finish in the top four, with the experienced player filling in admirably at left-back. For the first time since 1997 Wenger's team have missed out on Europe's elite competition and the fans inside the stadium turned on Stan Kroenke, the majority shareholder, chanting that they wanted him out of the club.
With John Terry moving on, coupled with question marks over some of the depth players in the backline, Van Dijk would be another sensible signing and so there really is a lot to be happy about with this reported list of targets for Chelsea supporters.
Kane has 32 goals in all competitions while Son Heung-min has 21 along with Dele Alli - the first time three Spurs players have scored over 20 in a season. "There is no reason for players like Harry to leave the club". Hull City will want to win to give their fans a good farewell to the Premier League.
Three Illini football players, Darta Lee, Zarrian Holcombe and Howard Watkins, were arrested on charges of home invasion and armed robbery, we learned on May 9th. Lee started two games on the offensive line as a true-freshman, and he was expected to compete for a starting role during training camp. Holcombe is a pass-catcher who played tight end and wide receiver last season.
One source said there may be a compromise where a new recruit, a director of operations, is given responsibility for analytics and scouting but with Wenger given reassurance that he retains full control of first-team affairs. It would be ridiculous that 20 years depends on one game and the future of the club depends on one game. Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler says Arsenal's board must do all they can to keep hold of Alexis Sanchez .
While trying to savor a rewarding season in which they won 53 games, earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and advanced to the Eastern Conference finals , members of the Boston Celtics acknowledged the gap that still exists with the Cleveland Cavaliers in their quest to elevate to a true title contender.