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Head Coach Luke Walton Wants LaVar Ball to Slow Down

Lakers coach Luke Walton opted for a different word: "Genius". "This is insane", Ball said in a phone interview. The Lakers also don't appear anxious about attaching themselves to LaVar Ball , the voluble family patriarch with aspirations...

Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves on eve of pivotal summer

Pluto began writing "The Comeback" in 2014, the year LeBron James came home and took up the challenge of leading the Cavaliers to a championship. GOLF: In a statement to The Associated Press, Tiger Woods said he is receiving help to manag...

Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Paul George would fit the bill, as he helped IN put up the best showing against the Cleveland Cavaliers IN the playoffs leading up to the NBA Finals by averaging 28 points along with 8.8 rebounds, 7.3 assists, and 1.8 steals. "It's special team, ...

Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

A year ago, Jake Guentzel watched the Penguins win the Cup on TV after finishing his first few months as pro. A former #1 draft pick, Crosby was dubbed "The Next One" as a play on words on Wayne Gretzky's "The Great One" mantle. The modern Pengu...

Morata's agent: Manchester United move rests with Real Madrid

Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata is edging closer to becoming a Manchester United player after an agreement over his income was reached, according to reports . "There have been frequent contacts with Milan until a few days ago, I can confirm. Quite ...

Trial of Minnesota police officer heads to jury

Castile at all", said Yanez, saying he was forced to shoot Castile because he was not complying with the officer's commands and was reaching for a gun. The prosecutor concluded his closing argument by stating that all experts agreed on one thing: use...

Lawmakers strike deal to address medical marijuana in Florida

They also managed to reach agreement on a bill implementing the medical marijuana amendment that was approved by 71 percent of the voters back in November. If legislators fail to reach a final deal, schools could lose billions in funding. But the...

Sailing-Oracle Team USA get America's Cup headstart with New Zealand win

Groupama Team France, the pre-event underdogs, have struggled to get their 50-foot foiling catamaran to "fly" as well as the other five crews in the regatta, but in the light breeze Ainslie's crew fared no better. "We were really happy with the start...

French Open results Day 9: Simona Halep charges into quarter-finals

The third-seeded Halep will play either fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina in a rematch of last month's Rome final or 290th-ranked Croatian Petra Martic for a spot in the final four. "The return of Vika (Azarenka) especially on hard courts, she has...

Packers fans drive Davon House from Minneapolis to Green Bay for OTAs

House took him up on his offer, and Chad and his brother, Mike, picked House up in Minneapolis and hit the road. Chad said he also brought a pillow along so House could rest up and be ready to go OTAs Tuesday. House signed shoes and gloves, and h...

Murray downs Del Potro, French women feud

It looked a nightmare draw against a player falsely low in the rankings as he continues to work his way back up after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. Juan Martin kicked off the match in a better fashion, breaking in game 3 for a 4-2 lead...

Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

It is the third time in four matches that Mladenovic has played a three-setter. Add it all up, and it means that there will be a first-time major title victor at the end of the tournament. How right those folks were. She played her typically safe s...

Thailand Open: Saina, Sai Praneeth advance to semis

Ongbumrungpan defeated Nehwal 21-19, 21-18. On the other hand, Singapore Open champion Praneeth had an easy outing, thrashing lower-ranked Thailand's Kantaphon Wangcharoen in straight games 21-16, 21-17 in less than an hour to sail into the semi-fina...

Muguruza advances to 4th round at French Open

The biggest cheer of the match came when Basilashvili , a little-known 25-year-old ranked 63, finally won a game at 6-0 5-0. Nadal was more forgiving in the second set, with Basilashvili winning 10 points. Goffin wrenched his ankle in a sickening in...

White: Mayweather v McGregor deal will get done

I have goals of my own right now and different things that I have been thinking of and going in there to defend my belt once again. Instead it makes it sound like he has no confidence whatsoever in GGG vs Canelo, which I have come out and said public...

Venus looking for 1st French Open title in 20th appearance

PARIS-Serena Williams , the victor of 23 Grand Slam titles, often dominates tennis' most coveted events, leaving her young challengers with scraps. "So if she says Australian Open , it's going to be the Australian Open ". Lest we forget, she ...

The Lakers Narrowly Avoided Total Catastrophe At The Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers round out the top three picks. Those assumptions might be premature, however. And with a direct path to the Lakers for the UCLA star, his lightning-rod father has declared the Ball brand will on...

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives

Rafael Nadal was satisfied with the way he played against Robin Haase , beaten 6-1 6-4 6-3. Djokovic will next face Argentina's Diego Schwartzman , who stopped Stefano Napolitano of Italy 6-3, 7-5, 6-2. "So it was crowdy and I really liked it...

Keys ends 4-match losing skid with Paris win

Following her remarkable form everywhere else in the world she was seeded seventh for this tournament. A loose bag of unforced errors saw Konta broken, immediately break back and then allow Hsieh to snatch the advantage back for a second time...

James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series , the Cavaliers never trailed. The 43 points became a franchise high for most points in a quarter of a playoff game for the Cavaliers . Now, they'll face Steph Curry and the Golden St...

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

But it all evaporated. Crowder had a solid outing in Game 4 with 18 points and eight rebounds while shooting 4-of-7 from three-point range. James called the Warriors, "the best team in our league the last three years". Can the Cavs do it again? T...

Bartra thrilled by Dortmund return after 'so much pain'

The Gabon global put Dortmund 2-1 up at Signal Iduna Park with a spectacular volley from Ousmane Dembele's chipped pass, then converted a late penalty to seal the points for Dortmund. "I am grateful to everybody: the training staff, my fellow players...

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

The Cleveland Cavaliers pose with their trophy after winning Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics 135-102, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston . James, with three titles, is still chasing Jordan'...

Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

City climbed above Liverpool to third place and moved six points clear of fifth-place Arsenal , who visit Stoke City later on Saturday. There was a large element of doubt about City's opener, Sterling possibly getting the slightest of touches ...

Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Washington Capitals hope to win their third straight game and get over that playoff hump by getting to the Eastern Conference Finals. "It wasn't the outcome we wanted", said defenseman Brian Dumoulin said of Game 6 , "but it's a best-of-seve...

Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Then Sogard went insane on Thursday, singling his first three at-bats and driving in the Brewers' first run before hitting his game-changing, two-RBI double to center in the seventh. Orlando Arcia also had a RBI in the ninth inning, his 16th, to poli...

Tottenham complete unbeaten season at home in the league

It's hard to describe", said Pochettino. "There were no injuries and one less match to play because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to play". United were the opposition for the 2,533rd match at White Hart La...

Premier League Week 37 Finale: Leicester vs Tottenham

In his time following the club Stanley will have seen his team relegated three times, promoted four times, and win the title twice, the last of those coming in 1961. Maguire has impressed thus far this season, despite Hull's problems, and has been ...

Tottenham "family" will stick together next season, Kane says

You know better than me it is so hard. We are building a very exciting project and there is no reason for players like Harry to leave. "On 3 July, for pre-season, I will be here, don't worry". "Now it is important to be loyal and try to work together...

Manchester United to land Oblak if De Gea leaves for Real Madrid

Spanish global De Gea has been linked with a move to Real Madrid once again this summer, who are reportedly willing to offer £60million for the Man Utd keeper. United will however only move for the 24-year-old, if they fail to keep De Dea ahead of ...

Gisele says Tom Brady had concussion last year

He does have concussions", "I don't really think it's a healthy thing for a body to go through that kind of aggression all the time. WBZ-TV in Boston said the Patriots had no comment about B√ľndchen's revelation. "We don't talk about it, but he do...

Preds head into Game 4 with series lead against St. Louis Blues

Goaltender Jake Allen also stood tall when it mattered most , making 14 saves in the final 20 minutes after facing only nine shots in the first two periods. Game 3 is Sunday in Nashville. It marked the seventh straight game in which Ellis scored, ...

Djokovic advances to 3rd round in Madrid Open

If Thiem had the win of the day, surely Alexander Zverev had the line of the day when he determined that the reason he had a game to suit all surfaces was "just pure talent". Fognini served for the set at 5-4 but was not able to capitalize on his c...

Ducks' reward for Game 7 win is date with Rinne and Preds

Nashville has won nine consecutive at home in the postseason, dating back to a 3-1 win over the Ducks in Game Six of their 2016 First Round series. "When you remove that and look at the big picture, our entry into the playoffs was about as good as ...

Avery Bradley's defense has been key ingredient for Celtics

We caught our first glimpse of it early in the first quarter in Game 5 when Al Horford , who averaged a decent 0.93 points per post-up possession during the regular season, got an opportunity to attack Markieff Morris on the block early in the s...

Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

It is unclear whether Kerr will stay in the locker room during the game, or possibly be somewhere else within Oracle Arena. He attended a meeting at team headquarters Friday, one week after his latest procedure to fix leaking spinal fluid.

Si Woo Kim becomes youngest victor of Players Championship

That card effectively went to waste, and Kim spent the next two years on the developmental tour until earning his card back to the big leagues. "Two, three weeks ago to have been in a position where I wasn't playing The Players and was looking to w...

Sale strikes out 12, Red Sox beat Rays 6-3

Never a boring moment", Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash said. The streak had been the longest active hitting streak in the majors. He had a career-best 26-gamer a year ago. Farrell said INF Marco Hernandez (injured left shoulder) could need a proced...

Rockets Eliminated by Spurs in Game-6 Annihilation

If Leonard is still hobbled for Game 6 it will be another blow to a team already without Tony Parker , after the veteran suffered a season-ending quadriceps injury in Game 2. Houston rallied to tie the game at 35 on a Clint Capela layup at the 9:23 ...

Brazilian stars as Juventus reaches Euro final

While, they are also on course to win the Coppa Italia for a third consecutive season - having previously gone 20 years without victory until they claimed the trophy in 2015. According to the Sun, Conte wants players who have played at the highest le...

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White: Mayweather v McGregor deal will get done

I have goals of my own right now and different things that I have been thinking of and going in there to defend my belt once again. Instead it makes it sound like he has no confide...

Venus looking for 1st French Open title in 20th appearance

PARIS-Serena Williams , the victor of 23 Grand Slam titles, often dominates tennis' most coveted events, leaving her young challengers with scraps. "So if she says Australia...

The Lakers Narrowly Avoided Total Catastrophe At The Lottery

The Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers round out the top three picks. Those assumptions might be premature, however. And with a direct path to the Lakers for the UC...

Nadal, Djokovic march on as Muguruza survives

Rafael Nadal was satisfied with the way he played against Robin Haase , beaten 6-1 6-4 6-3. Djokovic will next face Argentina's Diego Schwartzman , who stopped Stefano Napo...

Keys ends 4-match losing skid with Paris win

Following her remarkable form everywhere else in the world she was seeded seventh for this tournament. A loose bag of unforced errors saw Konta broken, immediately break back...

James surpasses Jordan as playoffs scoring leader

For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series , the Cavaliers never trailed. The 43 points became a franchise high for most points in a quarter of a playoff game f...

No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

But it all evaporated. Crowder had a solid outing in Game 4 with 18 points and eight rebounds while shooting 4-of-7 from three-point range. James called the Warriors, "the best t...

Bartra thrilled by Dortmund return after 'so much pain'

The Gabon global put Dortmund 2-1 up at Signal Iduna Park with a spectacular volley from Ousmane Dembele's chipped pass, then converted a late penalty to seal the points for Dortm...

LeBron James Breaks Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

The Cleveland Cavaliers pose with their trophy after winning Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics 135-102, on Thursday, May 25,...

Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

City climbed above Liverpool to third place and moved six points clear of fifth-place Arsenal , who visit Stoke City later on Saturday. There was a large element of doubt ab...

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Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 5/10/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Washington Capitals hope to win their third straight game and get over that playoff hump by getting to the Eastern Conference Finals. "It wasn't the outcome we wanted", said ...

Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Red-hot Sogard guides Brewers past Padres

Then Sogard went insane on Thursday, singling his first three at-bats and driving in the Brewers' first run before hitting his game-changing, two-RBI double to center in the seven...

Tottenham complete unbeaten season at home in the league

It's hard to describe", said Pochettino. "There were no injuries and one less match to play because in this moment the Premier League for us is just matches we didn't want to pl...

Premier League Week 37 Finale: Leicester vs Tottenham

Premier League Week 37 Finale: Leicester vs Tottenham

In his time following the club Stanley will have seen his team relegated three times, promoted four times, and win the title twice, the last of those coming in 1961. Maguire has ...

Tottenham "family" will stick together next season, Kane says

You know better than me it is so hard . We are building a very exciting project and there is no reason for players like Harry to leave. "On 3 July, for pre-season, I will be here, ...