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LeBron James passes Michael Jordan to become all-time playoff scoring leader

James' overall playoff field goal percentage (48.2 percent) and 3-point accuracy (32.7 percent) are in range with Jordan (48.7 percent total, 33.2 percent from 3), however Jordan averaged 33.4 points in the playoffs. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue was a teammate of Jordan's with the Washington Wizards and said hearing Jordan and James linked these days is inevitable. "It has nothing to do with passing the rings, passing the points, passing MVPs", James said.



Ajax boss: We were overawed in Europa League final

The start was important and after the goals we controlled the game. It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France global and the team.



LeBron James says chase of Michael Jordan is about motivation, not greatness

It's the postseason. At the end of the day , you just want to win the game. "We'll figure out what we need to do to get better". He's the best player in the game. The game also saw Thomas lose one of his teeth during a play and he spent the next few days with a swollen mouth following a couple of multi-hour dental procedures.



Rooney left out again by England boss

Despite being the country's record worldwide goalscorer with 53 strikes there was no place for Rooney in the party for next month's World Cup qualifier with Scotland and friendly against France. Up top, Jermain Defoe keeps his place after netting on his return to the England side against Lithuania. "I have played for two Premier League clubs, Everton and United, and they are the only two Premier League clubs I will play for".


Sale only whiffs six as Boston wins 3rd in row

Sale only whiffs six as Boston wins 3rd in row

Travis is no ordinary first basemen in the Red Sox farm system. According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Red Sox are -270 money line favorites versus the Rangers , who have odds of +230 to pull off the upset. Mitch Moreland has been a pleasant surprise for the Sox and will continue to face right-handers. Travis left a sparkling first impression. Despite those two in the way, Travis made his Major League debut on Wednesday.



Models of consistency: How the Predators, Ducks were built

As many have already noted, the quality of hockey between the Nashville Predators and Anaheim Ducks as they exchange proverbial haymakers in their Western Conference Final has been top class. Game 6 goes Monday night in Nashville . PIT vs. OTT - PIT leads 3-2 - Game six is tomorrow in Ottawa. "This year, the travel's been a lot better for us.