• LeBron James makes huge claim after setting record in Cleveland win
LeBron James makes huge claim after setting record in Cleveland win

Of course the data is not saying that James is actually the slowest player on the court. He is just a kid from Akron, playing a kids game, and loving every minute of it. "That's the dumbest shit I've ever heard", James told The Athletic "That tracking bullshit can kiss my ass". "Tell them to track how exhausted I am after the game, track that s...

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  • Irish fans react to heartbreaking Liverpool defeat in Kiev
Irish fans react to heartbreaking Liverpool defeat in Kiev

A table of British supporters shielded themselves with tables and chairs at the Rooster restaurant as the fans - wearing hoods and skull mask-emblazoned bandanas across their faces - stormed the establishment, The Mirror reported. "We feel terribly let down by Kiev airport and can assure all customers affected will be getting a full refund over...

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  • Liverpool goalie Loris Karius sent death threats after Champions League blunders
Liverpool goalie Loris Karius sent death threats after Champions League blunders

Jurgen Klopp's side will be devastated with the result against the La Liga giants, as they were defeated by a scoreline in the Champions League final that was not befitting of their performance. Where Bale could go is less clear. Other destinations are unclear, though Manchester United has been reported in British media as a possible destination...

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  • Steve Kerr on Chris Paul injury
Steve Kerr on Chris Paul injury

The Warriors were also forcing turnovers, 21.3 percent of Rockets possessions ended with a turnover (more than one in five trips down the court). They fell apart. He's going to play. "He can get the same type of treatment", D'Antoni said. "You never know; the body heals at different rates". Kevon Looney has started for Iguodala in all three g...

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  • 'Match-fixers' plan to rig England Test in Sri Lanka
'Match-fixers' plan to rig England Test in Sri Lanka

The sting operation carried out by Al Jazeera alleged that the Test matches India was involved in pitch-fixing were against Sri Lanka (Galle, July, 2017), Australia (Ranchi, March, 2017) and England (Chennai, December, 2016). Cricket Australia and the ICC take a zero-tolerance approach against anyone trying to compromise the integrity of the ga...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale may leave
Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale may leave

Unfortunate injuries to Mohamed Salah and Daniel Carvajal had dampened the atmosphere at Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex, and for all the tactically enticing scenarios both clubs came up with, the quality of football on display was of pretty casual nature.

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  • Chris Froome set for victory with just final procession stage left
Chris Froome set for victory with just final procession stage left

Froome, 33, only needs to negotiate the largely ceremonial demands of today's stage in Rome to add the Giro to his victories in the Vuelta a Espana and the Tour de France past year. Though that gap did slip in the final kilometres, it was enough for him to cross the line solo, 2-17 ahead of second place Gesink. "I'm not the best climber".

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  • Remarkable Daniel Ricciardo gets Monaco redemption
Remarkable Daniel Ricciardo gets Monaco redemption

It later transpired that he had damaged his gearbox, and Red Bull were unable to replace it in time for him to compete in qualifying. Verstappen will start the Monaco Grand Prix from the very back of the grid as his FP3 crash ultimately ruled him out of qualifying.

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  • Warriors stay alive, drag Rockets to winner-take-all Game 7
Warriors stay alive, drag Rockets to winner-take-all Game 7

This feels great right now but as soon as I'm down the tunnel I'm going to forget about this game. There was a natural link to the last time Thompson was this splashy in a Game 6 elimination game, two summers ago when he dropped 41 on Oklahoma City to trigger a comeback from 3-1 down.

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  • Ronaldo hints at shock exit from Real Madrid after Champions League win
Ronaldo hints at shock exit from Real Madrid after Champions League win

The Reds were able to keep Real Madrid out for the first half, but a howler from Loris Karius shortly after the break allowed Karim Benzema to draw first blood. Spanish newspaper Marca reported that the Portuguese's team mates were furious with him and that captain Ramos admonished the player after the game for taking the shine off the victory.

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  • Aubameyang: Arsenal Stagnated Under Wenger, It’s Refreshing Start With Emery
Aubameyang: Arsenal Stagnated Under Wenger, It’s Refreshing Start With Emery

The Gunners will participate in next season's Europa League after their sixth place finish, and fans will be excited to see how Emery fares given his past successes in the competition. 'I think the history here is a team who loves playing with possession of the ball. In Paris, boxed into a corner by the Qatar Sports Investments and their lavish spe...

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  • Paul receiving regular treatment to return for Rockets
Paul receiving regular treatment to return for Rockets

The Warriors haven't been in a Game 7 since the 2016 NBA Finals against Cleveland, a game the Cavaliers won to deny Golden State back-to-back titles. Eric Gordon ably stood in Paul's stead in the first half, making all four of his 3s for 16 points, and each of the rest of the team's shooters - Trevor Ariza , Gerald Green and PJ Tucker - a...

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  • Open thread game five: Houston Rockets versus Golden State Warriors
Open thread game five: Houston Rockets versus Golden State Warriors

Houston had 25 points in the second half and shot 2-of-9 from three in the third quarter . The Warriors dropped a critical Game 4 against the Houston Rockets Tuesday at Oracle Arena, setting up a pivotal Game 5 in Houston Thursday.

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  • Kevin Love In Concussion Protocol, Ruled Out For Game 7 vs. Celtics
Kevin Love In Concussion Protocol, Ruled Out For Game 7 vs. Celtics

The Cavaliers and Celtics are tied in the Eastern Conference Finals 3-3. "For me, I don't put too much added pressure on myself - just go out and play my game". George Hill , the second best shot creator on the team, had 20 points on 7-of-12 shooting. "We played tremendous defense on both shots". The first one was ridiculous.

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  • Smith to make comeback in Canada Twenty20 league
Smith to make comeback in Canada Twenty20 league

Smith will join fellow Aussie Chris Lynn and other worldwide stars including former West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle , Darren Sammy, Shahid Afridi and Lasith Malinga as marquee players in the competition. List of marquee players . The Canadian tournament will be held at Maple Leaf Cricket Club near Toronto from June 28-July 15 ...

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  • Steve Kerr on NFL Anthem Policy: 'Idiotic' and 'Typical' of the NFL
Steve Kerr on NFL Anthem Policy: 'Idiotic' and 'Typical' of the NFL

However, teams will be fined if players and other personnel on the field "do not stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem". That includes any attempt to sit or kneel, as dozens of players have done during the past two seasons to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

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  • Real Madrid secure three-in-a-row as Gareth Bale punishes Liverpool
Real Madrid secure three-in-a-row as Gareth Bale punishes Liverpool

Ronaldo became the first five-time victor of the Champions League after Madrid overcame Liverpool 3-1 in Sunday morning's (AEST) final in Kiev. The 33-year-old helped Real Madrid to a 3-1 win over Liverpool in Kiev on Saturday night to win his fifth Champions League title - more than any other player.

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  • Champions League final: Rio Ferdinand speaks on Gareth Bale leaving Real Madrid
Champions League final: Rio Ferdinand speaks on Gareth Bale leaving Real Madrid

The Wales squad, which is preparing for Tuesday's friendly against Mexico at the Rose Bowl, assembled in the team hotel to watch the Champions League final and Giggs said the room "erupted" when Bale's overhead kick in the 64th minute put Real Madrid 2-0 up.

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  • Kerr: Warriors Expecting to be Without Andre Iguodala in Game 7
Kerr: Warriors Expecting to be Without Andre Iguodala in Game 7

We're going to do what we've got to do to win this game. There are a few ways to counter a switching defense and one is a creative ballhandler who can still make plays - not just isolation plays, but who can create a little space and find guys moving off the ball despite the pressure.

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  • Warriors' Iguodala ruled out of Game 6 vs Rockets
Warriors' Iguodala ruled out of Game 6 vs Rockets

Paul is scheduled to be re-evaluated when the team returns to Houston. Thompson saved 21 of his game-high 35 points for the second half and Curry chipped in with 16 of his 29, helping Golden State go up by as many as 30 en route to the series-tying win.

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