• Why Stephen A. Smith Believes 'Rough Rider' Celtics Can Beat LeBron James
Why Stephen A. Smith Believes 'Rough Rider' Celtics Can Beat LeBron James

The identity of the Cavs' next opponent hasn't been determined because the Philadelphia 76ers stayed alive by beating the Boston Celtics, 103-92, earlier on May 7. After coming into these playoffs with title hopes, Toronto has again been unable to solve LeBron James . The 76ers needed a miracle and Marco Belinelli provided it as he nailed a hard...

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  • Judge in Manafort case says Mueller's aim is to hurt Trump
Judge in Manafort case says Mueller's aim is to hurt Trump

The Associated Press reports that Barrack has been interviewed as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's meddling into the 2016 presidential election. "That is not uncommon". Manafort's charges in Virginia relate to bank fraud and other financial allegations from years ago. Mueller's team has been looking into th...

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  • LeBron James' secret skill that makes him so good revealed by expert
LeBron James' secret skill that makes him so good revealed by expert

While Simmons rebounded from his one-point performance in Game 2 with 16 points on 8-of-14 shooting in Game 3, the Celtics are content with letting him shoot from the perimeter which has proven to be a weakness in his offensive repertoire. However, like other National Basketball Association players, James is also a human and has his own weakness. ...

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  • Vorkunov: David Fizdale can't fix the Knicks alone
Vorkunov: David Fizdale can't fix the Knicks alone

The Knicks announced the hire in a news release Monday. Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News did some digging behind the reason why things didn't workout for Fizdale in Memphis. The Knicks didn't finish that much better, going 29-53, which led to last month's firing of coach Jeff Hornacek, setting the stage for Fizdale to be hired.

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  • National Nurses Week a celebration of legacy for Rochester family
National Nurses Week a celebration of legacy for Rochester family

If you ask most nurses why they chose their profession, you will hear common themes shine through - they just always had a passion for caring for people, they want to make a difference, or they watched someone they love as a nurse and were inspired to be like them.

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  • Ribery Signs One-Year Contract Extension With Bayern
Ribery Signs One-Year Contract Extension With Bayern

After signing his new contract, he commented: "I'm very happy that I'll get to play for this great club for another year. Besides, he is also one of our crowd pleasers", Bayern's sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said. "Furthermore, he is one of our fans' favourites". "I am very proud to be wearing Bayern's jersey in the new season as well", R...

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  • Saints Release Coby Fleener
Saints Release Coby Fleener

Fleener signed a five-year, $36M with the Saints back in 2016. Now, the team feels as if the relationship has run its course and they have chosen to part ways with the 29-year-old. After 11 games last season, he was placed on injured reserve, battling concussion symptoms almost the entire season. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe first reported the...

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  • Detroit Pistons part ways with coach/team president Stan Van Gundy
Detroit Pistons part ways with coach/team president Stan Van Gundy

Owner Tom Gores said Van Gundy wanted to stay but the team decided that change was necessary to regain momentum. One candidate expected to be strongly considered for a role in a revamped Pistons front office is Brent Barry, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

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  • NHL Player Brad Marchand Stops Licking Opponents, On League's Orders
NHL Player Brad Marchand Stops Licking Opponents, On League's Orders

The B's were on the powerplay and they were finally able to get the puck moving in the Lightning zone. The team continues to win games in the postseason after a spectacular regular season, and it may take a superior effort from the Sharks or the victor of the Winnipeg Jets-Nashville Predators series to keep the Golden Knights from reaching the ...

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  • 'Farcical' signings contributed to Stoke's demise - Butland hits out
'Farcical' signings contributed to Stoke's demise - Butland hits out

In a damning interview, England shot-stopper Jack Butland said in his post-match comments these are "players you can not rely on" and called the entire process 'farcical'. Jesé joined on loan from Paris Saint Germain at the start of the season and scored on his debut, but struggled to find form and declined quickly. But you look at others and the...

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  • Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/18, Prediction & Odds
Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers 5/7/18, Prediction & Odds

The Philadelphia 76ers , who are in a 3-0 hole, try to stay alive in their second-round series when they host the Boston Celtics at 6 p.m. ET Monday. The odds aren't good of advancing to the Eastern Conference Finals if you're a Sixers fan. The 76ers have no one to blame but themselves for the missed opportunities, especially against the bange...

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  • Williams takes title at 43 after final to savour
Williams takes title at 43 after final to savour

Williams claimed seven straight frames to lead 14-7 before Higgins won eight of the next nine to level the pulsating contest, described as one of the all-time great finals, at 15-15. "It was a good match to watch but obviously I'm disappointed". That was the Scot's fourth century in the final. Williams went 17-15 up, before missing an easy pink...

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  • Eden Hazard Responds to Fan's 'Come to United' Plea
Eden Hazard Responds to Fan's 'Come to United' Plea

Hazard has been a pivotal player for Chelsea since joining from Lille six years ago, but has been the subject of reported to interest from Real Madrid in recent years. "Come to United? No chance ", Hazard said in a video posted on his Instagram , as he laughed at the question with his barber. Chelsea's win at Liverpool puts them within reach ...

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  • Packers make top-10 in post-draft National Football League power rankings
Packers make top-10 in post-draft National Football League power rankings

Bradley was the lone long snapper selected in the 2018 NFL Draft . Three of the four punters picked last week came from the SEC. They added a veteran ( Muhammad Wilkerson ) to their defensive line who isn't far removed from being considered a monster at the position.

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  • Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Willian, Anthony Martial, Leonardo Jardim, Adama Traore
Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Willian, Anthony Martial, Leonardo Jardim, Adama Traore

The Mirror reports that Mourinho wants to bring the Brazilian, who was a favourite during his time at Chelsea , to Old Trafford this summer. Bought by Louis van Gaal in 2015 for a fee believed to be around £55 million, Martial quickly hit his stride at Old Trafford scoring and creating some lovely goals in his debut season.

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  • Man Allegedly Set Motel on Fire to 'Barbecue All the Child Molesters'
Man Allegedly Set Motel on Fire to 'Barbecue All the Child Molesters'

According to investigators, Jorge Porto-Sierra, 50, tried to set the men on fire. Two more people said he rammed their auto and thew gasoline into the vehicle. When the deputy asked him why he didn't light the auto and room on fire, he replied "because you got here too soon", the report said. Authorities later confirmed to the news outlet that tw...

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  • Draymond Green Responds To Death Wish From Twitter User
Draymond Green Responds To Death Wish From Twitter User

The Pelicans went there April 7 and won 126-120 in a game two-time league MVP Stephen Curry did not play because of a knee ligament sprain that caused him to miss 16 games. "The work I put in yesterday after practice really prepared me for today", said Durant. With Durant in Barnes' place, some have taken to call it the "Hamptons 5" - Curry, ...

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  • Dallas skyline lights up to honor Jason Witten
Dallas skyline lights up to honor Jason Witten

During his senior year in 1999, he was an All-American and victor of the Charles Greenhill Award for the best player in the state of Tennessee. Witten, who was originally recruited as a defensive end, switched to tight end midway through his freshman season and made three starts as a sophomore.

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  • Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Tour Dates Announced
Phil Collins Not Dead Yet Tour Dates Announced

Phil Collins kicks off the tour at the BB&T Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on October 5. Phil Collins latest tour is titled " Not Dead Yet, Live! ". on Monday, May 14. Tickets cost $50-$275 and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 15 via Ticketmaster.com and pay-by-phone (1-800-745-3000), with a series of presales startin...

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  • NFLPA files grievance on behalf of free agent Eric Reid
NFLPA files grievance on behalf of free agent Eric Reid

Although the free-agent market for safeties has been slow, Reid is considered one of the best at his position in the NFL . Reid had joined former San Francisco 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick in his protests against police brutality and racial inequality.

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