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Is LeBron a hero if heavily favored Cavaliers beat upstart Celtics? Is LeBron a hero if heavily favored Cavaliers beat upstart Celtics?
- May 26, 2018

James has been doing a lot more than just forty point triple doubles, because he is the reason the rest of the team is able to get comfortable, and hit the shots they need. "I would think he gets a little exhausted". "We're going to have another opportunity tomorrow to watch some film, go over some things that we can do better - as we've done after every game in the postseason - and see ways we can be even better for Game 6". (more...)
Steve Kerr on Andre Iguodala's status for Game 6 Steve Kerr on Andre Iguodala's status for Game 6
- May 26, 2018

He stayed on the sidelines for the final 22.4 seconds. If he isn't, we have enough guys. Asked specifically about Game 6 on Saturday, he said, "Oh yeah". "There is a concern, obviously", Rockets forward Trevor Ariza said. After hitting a bit shot right in Curry's face, Paul hit him with a shimmy as they both ran back down the court. (more...)
NFLPA issues statement in response to NFL's new national anthem policy NFLPA issues statement in response to NFL's new national anthem policy
- May 24, 2018

It permits players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner " but requires them to stand - and not kneel - if they're on the field . "The policy adopted today was approved in concert with the NFL's ongoing commitment to local communities and our country - one that is extraordinary in its scope , resources, and alignment with our players", a statement from league commissioner Roger Goodell read. (more...)
Change In Kim Jong-Un's Attitude After His Meeting With Xi Change In Kim Jong-Un's Attitude After His Meeting With Xi
- May 23, 2018

He says: "We will know next week about Singapore and if we go I think it will be a great thing for North Korea ". The North pulled out of planned peace talks with the South last week, objecting to long-scheduled joint military exercises between USA and Republic of Korea forces. (more...)
Venezuela slams United States sanctions as a 'crime against humanity' Venezuela slams United States sanctions as a 'crime against humanity'
- May 23, 2018

In a televised announcement Tuesday, Maduro told the top US diplomat and his deputy in Venezuela they had 48 hours to leave the country. He promised to present "evidence" that both diplomats were engaged in a political, military and economic "conspiracy". (more...)
Palestinian FM Submits Referral to ICC on Israeli Crimes Palestinian FM Submits Referral to ICC on Israeli Crimes
- May 23, 2018

Malki was accompanied by a police escort and ushered into the ICC where he was met with staffers at the door. "This step pursues justice by demanding accountability", said Maliki, adding those "responsible for the crimes, highlighted in the referral, must be held accountable for their actions without further delay". (more...)
Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China
- May 23, 2018

These include outright cybertheft of US companies' trade secrets and China's demands that American corporations hand over technology in exchange for access to the Chinese markets. Developments have allowed both nations to claim a victory, with China accepting more United States exports and the Chinese Government the ability to say that they did not surrender to President Trump's demands. (more...)
Wenger Backs Arteta To Suceed At Arsenal Wenger Backs Arteta To Suceed At Arsenal
- May 18, 2018

Spaniard Arteta, 36, played 150 games for Arsenal and is now a coach at champions Manchester City . Arteta has been linked with succeeding Wenger. "He was a leader, and he has a good passion for the game and he knows the club well". "But do I want to continue to suffer as much?" "I don't have a problem with Brendan Rodgers or Luis Enrique, but I think Massimiliano Allegri is number one because he'd sort the defence out". (more...)
'Super Eagles not afraid of opponents in Russia' 'Super Eagles not afraid of opponents in Russia'
- May 18, 2018

The Super Eagles are not afraid of any opposition in Russia at the World Cup because they are well motivated; the Nigeria Football Federation's 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi , has said. "I don't know why they didn't put him there". "I like the methodical approach; the coach is really doing a great job, " he said. Gernot Rohr has stuck with the quartet of Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Dele Ajiboye, Daniel Akpeyi and youngster Francis Uzoho in the goalkeeping department. (more...)
Chelsea's Courtois expects Mourinho 'surprises' in FA Cup final Chelsea's Courtois expects Mourinho 'surprises' in FA Cup final
- May 17, 2018

Guardiola won the Premier League comfortably with City this season, while Mourinho's Manchester United finished in second place. Mourinho has switched to a back-three as well as used midfielder Ander Herrera to man-mark Chelsea play-maker, Eden Hazard in the two teams' last encounters. (more...)
It will be awful if Neymar joins Real Madrid, says Lionel Messi It will be awful if Neymar joins Real Madrid, says Lionel Messi
- May 17, 2018

Incidentally, Neymar had reportedly said he'd return to Barcelona if Messi requested him to. "It would be bad, because of all that Ney means to Barcelona", Messi told Argentina's TyC Sports ."If he ends up at Real Madrid it would be a major blow to us". (more...)
Liverpool into Champions League at Chelsea's expense Liverpool into Champions League at Chelsea's expense
- May 17, 2018

Klopp also clearly pointed out that it is not easy to repeat the same number of goals for a player, but he is happy for Salah as he received the Premier League Golden Boot after the match against Brighton for an exceptional season in Liverpool colours. (more...)
Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 5-19-2018 - Prediction & Preview Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, 5-19-2018 - Prediction & Preview
- May 17, 2018

LeBron was joined by point guard Kyrie Irving, power forward Kevin Love , shooting guard J.R. Smith and center Tristan Thompson . Cleveland shot poorly from outside in Game 1, and in Game 2, started hot from downtown, connecting on seven of its first 14 threes. (more...)
Europa League: Diego Simeone lauds 'decisive' Antoine Griezmann, urges him to stay Europa League: Diego Simeone lauds 'decisive' Antoine Griezmann, urges him to stay
- May 17, 2018

Atletico is set to return to the Champions League next season, but Simeone will still have to serve the final two games of his ban when the club kicks off its European campaign next season in the Champions League group stage. "We need to take the game where we want it and do damage where we can". They will receive €10.3 million in total for their run in the Europa League . (more...)
Mohoric claims Giro 10th stage, Yates maintains lead Mohoric claims Giro 10th stage, Yates maintains lead
- May 17, 2018

While it would be extremely premature to extrapolate too much from the skirmish in the final 1,500 metres or so of stage 11 , it would also be remiss to dismiss its relevance for the harsher tests still to come, not least because the afternoon also appeared to confirm the downward trajectory of some of the pre-race favourites, with Chris Froome (Team Sky) conceding another 40 seconds. (more...)
England introduced the lineup for the 2018 world Cup England introduced the lineup for the 2018 world Cup
- May 17, 2018

Widespread reports on Tuesday revealed that Gareth Southgate had chose to leave West Ham goalkeeper Hart and Arsenal midfielder Wilshere at home, and there is indeed no place for either despite the pair having amassed more than 100 caps between them. (more...)
Mike Phelan: Jose Mourinho not replacing Rui Faria a gamble Mike Phelan: Jose Mourinho not replacing Rui Faria a gamble
- May 17, 2018

The 35-year old midfielder, who played his last match for the Red Devils at Old Trafford, will make an immediate switch to the coaching team under manager Jose Mourinho , with the upcoming FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday his first assignment. (more...)
'Mohammed Salah is not at Ronaldo, Messi level', - says Kwadwo Asamoah 'Mohammed Salah is not at Ronaldo, Messi level', - says Kwadwo Asamoah
- May 17, 2018

Messi will have the chance to play with Aguero this summer, though, as the two team up to try to win a first World Cup trophy for the Albiceleste since 1986. Salah's goal tally has matched the two superstars this season, but the Egyptian has admitted it is too early for him to be compared to Messi and Ronaldo. (more...)
Germany leave Can out of World Cup squad Germany leave Can out of World Cup squad
- May 16, 2018

The title-holders will have to submit their final 23-man squad including three goalkeepers on June 4. Loew opts for Petersen over Bayern Munich forward Sandro Wagner. Neuer must now prove his fitness at a fortnight-long training camp in northern Italy, which starts on Tuesday. "We saw that it was not his season, not the normal form with his quality", Loew told reporters. (more...)
Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for violating MLB's drug policy Robinson Cano suspended 80 games for violating MLB's drug policy
- May 16, 2018

Furosemide itself isn't against the league's rules, but if MLB determines a player was using it as a masking agent, the drug triggers a positive test. "We will support Robinson as he works through this challenge". He can serve the suspension concurrently with his DL stint. Losing Cano will certainly test this team over the course of the next few months. (more...)
Conclusions from the Spanish Grand Prix Conclusions from the Spanish Grand Prix
- May 16, 2018

But despite his growing confidence and an increased "synergy" with the vehicle, Hamilton was careful not to overstate the significance of his second successive win. "If you look from outside it's easier, but inside the auto, we were going through the tyres too quick". Vettel was called in for a second stop under the virtual safety vehicle as Ferrari looked to make gains with the rest of the field speed-restricted. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton wins the 2018 Spanish GP Lewis Hamilton wins the 2018 Spanish GP
- May 16, 2018

And with Mercedes money men in Barcelona to witness his dominant display, Hamilton dropped the biggest hint yet that he is ready to commit his future to the German team . "It's going to be hard. But I have the will to want to get this one and do it right, flawless weekend in, weekend out". But Vettel and Ferrari insist the medium tyres on which Vettel was racing would not have lasted the race distance, making the second stop necessary. (more...)
Arsenal Backroom Staff Follow Arsene Wenger Out Of The Club Arsenal Backroom Staff Follow Arsene Wenger Out Of The Club
- May 16, 2018

The sextet have been cleared out in preparation for Wenger's successor being appointed, who is likely to want to bring in his own coaching team. After 7,895 days and 1,235 games, it was "au revoir" to Wenger as the Frenchman took charge of Arsenal for the last time. (more...)
Explainer: Former Pakistani PM under fire for controversial comments on 26/11 Explainer: Former Pakistani PM under fire for controversial comments on 26/11
- May 16, 2018

He said even the allied parties of the government were not supporting PML-N over Nawaz Sharif's statement. The NSC, which met under the chair of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday, had termed Mr Sharif's statement as "incorrect and misleading". (more...)
Paris Saint-Germain appoint Thomas Tuchel as new manager Video Paris Saint-Germain appoint Thomas Tuchel as new manager Video
- May 16, 2018

Despite being one of the favourites going into this season's Champions League , they succumbed to reigning champions Real Madrid at the last-16 stage - losing 5-2 on aggregate. "His ambitious personality, his strong taste for attacking football and his strength of character are part of the style we have always sought at Paris St Germain". (more...)