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Author: 0 Cavaliers get physical to keep title hopes alive

Yes, the NBA Finals are right where they were previous year and could still end with the same result. You get down 3-0 and fighting, you do whatever you can to win. There was a skirmish in a fight for a loose ball between Warriors center Zaza Pachulia and Cavs guard Iman Shumpert, during which Pachulia appeared to take swipe between Shumpert's legs .

Author: 0 Kerr cracks that old-timers would kill Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP ) - Game 3 of the NBA Finals drew 20.5 million viewers on ABC, an increase of 22 percent from last season. It was the type of run that has become synonymous with Golden State. The 86 points were the most in a half in NBA Finals history. The Warriors kept their air of invincibility intact with a 118-113 Game Three victory that puts them on the brink of their second championship in three seasons.

Author: 0 Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes is set to run on Saturday, yet great opportunities to experience one of horse racing's premier events are still available, said Anastasia Austen, DerbyDeals.com's vice president of marketing and public relations. "He should be able to get into a nice rhythm, which I think that's how he runs his best race-to get into a nice flow". After a come from behind second place finish in the Derby, he followed up that performance with a fourth-place finish in the Preakness.

Author: 0 Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel were among the six different goal-scorers for the Penguins, who are now one win away from becoming the first repeat Cup victor in nearly 20 years. "We'll look to clean that up and be better next game". We've got a lot of confidence in our home building. "We've got to be better in front of him".

Author: 0 Will have to push harder to get more runs against Proteas:Kohli

Gunathilaka finally departed in the 28th over, for a 72-ball 76, while Mendis followed five-overs later for a 93-ball 89. But just as Sri Lanka's hopes were rising their task became more hard, two run-outs spelling the end for each of their established batsmen.

Sports Diego Costa should be a target, says P. Morgan
Author: 0 Diego Costa should be a target, says P. Morgan

I have sent the message to the management at Chelsea so they can make a decision. Chelsea manager Conte triggered the conversation at the start of this week with a message to all his players wishing them an enjoyable summer and time off with their families and reminding them to keep in shape.

Author: 0 Penguins rout Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 Cup lead

Just like that, Crosby may have shifted the momentum of a series that had appeared to be rolling in Nashville's favor. Crosby, of course, has always had more raw talent than nearly everybody in the league, but he's honed that talent every year with a tireless work ethic.

Author: 0 Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

It would be erroneous to assume the Predators can take this as a regular loss and move on. Through five games of the Stanley Cup Final, the Penguins have three wins. It was a familiar showing for Rinne. Rinne has now been pulled from two of the three losses at Pittsburgh yet stopped all but two of the 52 shots he faced in the two games at Nashville.

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Author: 0 "Roma" has announced the resignation of head coach

The 58-year-old Spalletti is reportedly in negotiations to become coach of Inter Milan. Sassuolo coach Eusebio Di Francesco is believed to be sitting in pole position to replace Spalletti . Luciano Spalletti explains just how important AS Roma's Francesco Totti is to Roma and football in general. Speaking to radio station RMC, the Frenchman claimed Totti can not be placed among the legends of the game because he didn't achieve enough throughout his career.

Sports Deschamps will 'not condemn' Lloris despite shocking Sweden blunder
Author: 0 Deschamps will 'not condemn' Lloris despite shocking Sweden blunder

Lloris said, "I took a risk, and unfortunately, that was the damage". 'Previously they had a tendency to have one unbelievable player in Zlatan, but today it's different and we see tomorrow's game as a hard one'. Making his national record 131st global appearance - and on his 33rd birthday - attacking midfielder Wesley Sneijder made it 2-0 with a right-foot blast from outside the penalty area in the 34th.

Author: 0 Conte: Moses didn't dive in FA Cup final, he was just exhausted

A desperate Arsenal , who failed to secure a Champions League spot for the first time in 20 years, gave a befitting reply to Premier League winners Chelsea , who were reduced to 10 men after Victor Moses was sent off with two yellow cards .

Sports Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals
Author: 0 Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

The other semi-final pits world No.1 Andy Murray against in-form Swiss Stan Wawrinka , the third seed. Murray will take on former champion Stan Wawrinka in a remake of last year's semifinal , which Murray won. "He was definitely a better player on the court today", Djokovic said. He won three big titles this year (Monte Carlo, Barcelona , Madrid ). That certainly looked true after the first set as Djokovic, whose new coach Andre Agassi had already flown home, appeared lost and ...

Sports Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game
Author: 0 Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game

The Red Sox won 5-4. St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Cincinnati . Whiten did it in 1993 at the Reds' old riverfront ballpark, driving in 12 runs that stands as the major league record. "It's pretty unreal", said Gennett, who became the first Cincinnati player to hit four homers in a game.

Author: 0 Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

However, the world No1 - who arrived in Paris in ordinary form and unable to train properly because of a lingering cold - was briefly in danger of following the defending champion, Novak Djokovic , out of the tournament before defeating Kei Nishikori in a four-set match that he began poorly and finished in style on Court Philippe Chatrier on a warm, still Wednesday afternoon.

Sports ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh
Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017 preview: England vs Bangladesh

The top eight teams on the ICC ODI Team Rankings on September 30, 2015 have qualified for the tournament, with World champion Australia seeded number-one. "As a former player, I'll always want Australia to win", McGrath said. Rohit was dismissed by Rubel while Mustafizur got the better of Rahane. But Mehedi Hasan, who top-scored for the Tigers with 24, said they still believed they could beat England .

Sports Paul Pogba: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is still The Special One
Author: 0 Paul Pogba: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is still The Special One

The former Chelsea gaffer said: "This year, I had the most hard season of my career". "To be honest, I don't think any player is ever 100 per cent". Andreas Pereira spent last season at La Liga side Granada, yet despite a successful spell with the Spanish side, playing 37 times, he could not stop them from getting relegated under former England and Arsenal defender Tony Adams.

Sports Manchester City complete £34.9m signing of Ederson Moraes from Benfica
Author: 0 Manchester City complete £34.9m signing of Ederson Moraes from Benfica

However, because of exchange rate differences, it is less than the €53m Juventus paid Parma for Gianluigi Buffon in 2001. That transfer fee is nearly certainly going to be smashed again over the coming months, however, as David de Gea's future at Manchester United continues to be in doubt - despite the latest reports that Real Madrid have ended their interest in the player .

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United on Friday
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United on Friday

He however didn't end the campaign well as he sustained a knee ligament injury during the Europa League quarterfinal with Anderlecht on April 20. While it will still be some time before Ibrahimovic returns to the football pitch, his team-mate Pogba is expecting the ordeal to have no impact upon the striker.

Author: 0 Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

Combine that with last year's 73-win season, and a second title in three years - which could have easily been three consecutive championships - and foundation of the case has been made. The Cavaliers are no match for these Warriors, not even with arguably the best player on the planet in LeBron James . "We were up eight in the first quarter", Durant said.