• Form Tottenham striker Harry Kane turns his attention to sinking Scotland
Form Tottenham striker Harry Kane turns his attention to sinking Scotland

Harry Kanes first ever four-goal haul propelled him to the top of the Premier League scoring charts with the Tottenham striker in the “driving seat” to finish as top scorer when the final league games are played on Sunday. The England worldwide netted 25 goals last season and he bettered that tally this campaign, scoring five hat tricks along t...

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  • Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal triumph
Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal triumph

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has come out in defence of Victor Moses and refuses to accept the Nigerian dived in the FA Cup final against Arsenal . And Wenger insists he drilled into his players that succeeding against Chelsea was more pertinent than what his own future holds. "I invite you to live with me one day and one thing you can not qu...

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  • Arsenal have only themselves to blame for missing out on Champions League
Arsenal have only themselves to blame for missing out on Champions League

At times , the Belgium midfielder ran the show for the Blues has they sailed to the league title in Antonio Conte's first season with the club. Gabriel had to be carried on a stretcher after sustaining a knee injury and Wenger admitted his chance of playing in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday "doesn't look honestly too good".

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  • Interest in Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes to be expected, says Jonny Hayes
Interest in Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes to be expected, says Jonny Hayes

The Dons' Jonny Hayes gave the underdogs the lead early-on, however a quick reply courtesy of Stuart Armstrong's long-range effort brought things level, a score which remained for the majority of the 90 minutes. "That was certainly the case in our day and we managed to beat them in the 1970 Scottish Cup final , the 1971 Drybrough Cup final and...

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  • Jos Buttler's celebration goes viral after Mumbai's IPL 2017 win
Jos Buttler's celebration goes viral after Mumbai's IPL 2017 win

They started the final over requiring 11 for victory and Manoj Tiwary lashed a boundary before holing out to Pollard at long on for seven off Australian left-arm seamer Mitchell Johnson . It was up to the Pandya brothers who consolidated the innings along with late hitting by Mitchell Johnson . MI's bowlers staged a great comeback with the ba...

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  • 6 thoughts and observations from the Memorial Cup
6 thoughts and observations from the Memorial Cup

But after winning three straight games to make it to the cup final, the Spitfires have raises expectations of their die-hard fan base. At the Memorial Cup, the Otters struggled with the host Spitfires, dropping the final round-robin game to Windsor 4-2 last Wednesday prior to Sunday's loss.

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  • Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll charged with DWI
Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carroll charged with DWI

He was arrested after failing a field sobriety test. He was taken to the Dallas County Jail where he posted bond at 2:45 p.m. Monday afternoon and was released. Carroll is one full season removed from ankle surgery after fracturing it in November of 2015. Carroll started in all 16 games for the Eagles a year ago and has made at least 10 starts ...

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  • Lue: Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Lue: Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

LeBron James delved into a bit of hyperbole when he said, "I feel some adversity is part of the postseason". The hope is Irving will play Thursday night in a potential series clincher at Boston . Eastern Daylight Time at TD Garden in Boston , Massachusetts, on Thursday, May 25. It's an indication that despite still being in a dire 3-1 hole, ...

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  • Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco
Man City sign Bernardo Silva from French champ Monaco

The Spaniard secured the signing of Bernardo Silva from Monaco last week as he stepped up his rebuilding plans for City , and it looks as though he's looking closer to home for his next signing. Kylian Mbappe wished Bernardo Silva well after the playmaker's move. Guardiola was impressed with Toure's displays in the holding midfield role ...

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  • Them Again? And Again? Warriors-Cavaliers Finals are an NBA first
Them Again? And Again? Warriors-Cavaliers Finals are an NBA first

Said Al Horford: "I'm proud of our group and I felt like we grew as the year went on, and it's not the way we wanted to finish". "We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do". James became the NBA's all-time leader in career playoff points, and finished with 35 points, eight assists and eight rebounds while sitting out the fourth quarter.

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  • Have beaten stacked teams like Warriors before: LeBron James
Have beaten stacked teams like Warriors before: LeBron James

Last year, the Warriors finished with the best record in National Basketball Association regular season history. Golden State is the first team to enter the NBA Finals with a flawless 12-0 mark. Despite not being included in the top three finalists for the NBA MVP award, LeBron is still widely accepted as the best basketball player on E...

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  • Patric Hornqvist good to go for Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1
Patric Hornqvist good to go for Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1

Fisher's potential addition to the lineup gives a boost down the middle to the Predators, who are without Ryan Johansen for the remainder of the playoffs. A year after that trade, with Nashville missing the playoffs for a second straight season, Poile made a coaching change, targeting Laviolette because he had a Stanley Cup pedigree the rest of...

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  • Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs
Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs

Love didn't deny that the Cavs use bulletin-board material, but made it sound like they judiciously choose their perceived slights. And the Cavs are coming off an Eastern finals in which James (29.6 ppg), Kyrie Irving (25.8) and Kevin Love (22.6) became the first Cavs' trio to average at least 22 points each in a playoff series .

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  • LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III
LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

So you have to appreciate it. It's also why Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said that his team must keep all thoughts of being on the cusp of a return to the NBA Finals at bay for now. "It's a little different, definitely". I'm very happy about our accomplishment. "I can't lie", Durant said, when comparing the 2012 Finals trip to this one.

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  • Massimiliano Allegri: 'Juventus underdogs for Champions League final'
Massimiliano Allegri: 'Juventus underdogs for Champions League final'

Zidane has won four titles - the La Liga , the Uefa Champions League , the Uefa Super Cup and the Fifa Club World Cup so far. "I've been very happy with his work". "I've been watching Champions League football since my childhood". Milan (1989. 1990), Ajax (1995, 1996), Juve (1996, 1997) and Manchester United (2008, 2009) lost their finals...

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  • James passes Jordan, Cavs return to Finals
James passes Jordan, Cavs return to Finals

In the National Hockey League, the Pittsburgh Penguins bested the Ottawa Senators 3-2 Thursday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to take the series. "It's a good step forward as a season as a whole, but I leave with a little bit of a taste in your mouth ... Percentages are pretty good". In the last game he had a very Kevin Love sta...

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  • Red Bull adds T-wing at Monaco GP
Red Bull adds T-wing at Monaco GP

After the Safety Car came in following Pascal Wehrlein's nasty incident with Jenson Button , Ricciardo nearly his car into the barrier as he tried to fend off Bottas and Verstappen, a moment he did not care much for. I also think the pace of Red Bull was quite strong as well, they could really challenge, they saw the opportunity and they took it...

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  • Lebron fires Cavs into NBA Finals
Lebron fires Cavs into NBA Finals

The Cavaliers weren't messing around after losing Game 3 and falling behind by double digits in Game 4. Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury, the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and dispatch the Celtics easily.

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  • England rest trio ahead of Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh
England rest trio ahead of Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh

Successive driven fours off Parnell rounded off a purple patch in which Roland-Jones scored 19 off seven balls and a boundary came off each of the next three overs before Bairstow, in search of another, charged down the pitch and was stumped by a distance off Keshav Maharaj.

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  • Proteas win toss and bowl again, with Morkel returning
Proteas win toss and bowl again, with Morkel returning

Yet in a match where the Proteas dropped six chances in all, they were still on course for a morale-boosting win ahead of the start of next week's Champions Trophy ODI tournament in England . After they had been put in under heavy cloud cover, Jason Roy's lean run continued when he was done by Kagiso Rabada's pace. His onslaught was a constant f...

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  • Cavs headed back to NBA Finals with 135-102 win
Cavs headed back to NBA Finals with 135-102 win

A massive defeat on Thursday night Game 5 would also leave the Celtics with the daunting principles of having to win the rest of the games to take the Eastern Conference Finals championship title - a almost impossible task against the Cleveland Cavaliers that since the four-time MVP LeBron James returned home to OH in 2014-15 season has...

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  • Sam Stosur Hints At Players Boycotting Margaret Court Arena Next Aus Open
Sam Stosur Hints At Players Boycotting Margaret Court Arena Next Aus Open

And one of the twitterati Phil Branagan, made an interesting point: "Using the same logic, Ms Court will surely understand if one was to boycott the stadium named in her honour due to her social intolerance". The arena in question only bears her name because she was better at tennis than her opponents. The trouble with treating as saints people w...

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  • LeBron James Took Care Of Business
LeBron James Took Care Of Business

But they displayed their superiority over the final two games to wrap up the series. Jordan scored 5,987 in his postseason career in 179 games from 1985-2003. LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for the top spot on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list on Thursday night. Which begs the question: Is anyone getting exhausted of seeing the s...

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  • Joe Hart: Manchester City goalkeeper confirms Torino exit
Joe Hart: Manchester City goalkeeper confirms Torino exit

On Sunday, the Brazilian admitted he had "probably" played his last game for Benfica, hours after clinching a campaign double with victory in the Portuguese Cup. It is unclear just where Hart's future lies but it is certainly not back at the Etihad after Ederson Moraes flew into Manchester for talks with City ahead of a proposed medical on Tuesday.

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  • Jason Day loses playoff on US PGA Tour
Jason Day loses playoff on US PGA Tour

As for replaying those so-close putts in his mind, or thinking about having the 54-hole lead, the two-time PGA Tour victor had other plans after finishing his round. His closing 74 put him 4 under and tied for 20th. Horschel began the day a shot behind overnight leader John Hahn and battled through a tough round, making a one-under-par 69, whic...

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  • Gophers' Baseball Season Ends In 13-Inning Defeat
Gophers' Baseball Season Ends In 13-Inning Defeat

They bought into the idea that we could do a lot of things if we worked at it and year by year, each team has taken it up a notch. Howard entered in relief in the fifth inning, giving up just one hit and striking out four to get the win. Maryland got up early on Purdue with a pair of runs in the second and it looked like they would be cruising. Ne...

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  • Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship
Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship

Sweden's Alex Noren kisses the trophy after winning the 2017 BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Virginia Water, England , Sunday May 28. So then this is very close to a Major in my mind. And now, the biggest win of his career. And I view this as a very hard course against a very tough field.

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  • Red Sox sending Dustin Pedroia (wrist) out for an MRI
Red Sox sending Dustin Pedroia (wrist) out for an MRI

Abreu took the ball to the bag himself but had to slide in to beat Pedroia. His wrist is swollen and tender, and the Red Sox are expecting a DL stint will be necessary no matter how the MRI results come back. Pablo Sandoval and Marco Hernandez are out, and would-be backup Deven Marrero is the third base starter right now. Abreu was done for a ...

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  • Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland punch away, Nats-Giants fight
Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland punch away, Nats-Giants fight

He and Strickland have previous, with Monday's clash the first time the two had met since Harper hit two home runs off the pitcher during the 2014 National League Division Series between the Nats and Giants . They started to swing away and they each connected as the benches and bullpens emptied. In fact, the pitcher Strickland had to be assisted...

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  • Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?
Was Raikkonen sacrificed for Vettel?

Kimi was visibly upset after the race, saying that "it is one of those days" and that second place doesn't feel good. Vettel was suitably impressed with his victory. There's no point dwelling on the fact you can not afford it, you just work towards trying to rectify whatever issues you have and hope you do not come across it again.

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  • White Sox rough up Tigers, Zimmermann
White Sox rough up Tigers, Zimmermann

Chicago White Sox's Matt Davidson, right, celebrates with third base coach Nick Capra after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers , Sunday, May 28, 2017 , in Chicago . After a 30-minute rain delay, Zimmermann allowed a home run to Matt Davidson to lead-off the fourth. "All of my pitches se...

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  • Alligator found in bottom of Florida pool
Alligator found in bottom of Florida pool

Sarasota County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a 7-8 foot gator casually swimming in a family's swimming pool on Monday morning. A video tweeted by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office shows police arrive on the scene and attempt to wrangle the gator out.

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  • Cavaliers take a 3-1 series lead over Celtics
Cavaliers take a 3-1 series lead over Celtics

This year, analysts have been hard-pressed to predict what a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals would like, considering the lack of parity in both conferences - the Cavs were an Avery Bradley 3-pointer away from sweeping the first three rounds of the playoffs like Golden State - and the Warriors' addition of Kevin Durant .

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  • Ball may only workout for Lakers
Ball may only workout for Lakers

The Boston Celtics , who held the rights to the Brooklyn Nets' first round pick, won the lottery and will pick first, followed by the Los Angeles Lakers , who jumped one spot, and the Philadelphia 76ers , who had the right to swap places with Sacramento.

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  • Pakistan, Australia warm-up match abandoned due to rain
Pakistan, Australia warm-up match abandoned due to rain

The toss itself was delayed for well over an hour. "But it'll be nice to get out in the middle and bowl some overs in match-like conditions". The only positive outcome for Pakistan was the wicket of Warner, who got a thin edge behind attempting a pull shot and was brilliantly caught by wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed, diving in front of first slip.

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