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Cavaliers rout Celtics in Game 5, earn trip to NBA Finals

Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench. As the Cavs' stars did throughout the East finals, they worked together in fire-breathing tandem Thursday . "I told him not to take the moment for granted". As for James, this will be his eighth Finals as Eastern Conference champion dating to 2007. During the 2015 and 2016 Cavs Playoff runs combined, the Road Game Watch Parties generated more than $1 million dollars from admissions that ...



Last year, I pushed till wrist said 'no': Nadal

Muguruza, who would meet Francesca Schiavone in the first round , said , "It's very unusual to find two past champions meeting in the first round ". Then played great on clay, happy about the events that I won. Kerber now has just two wins from her past four tournaments. "And that's it." Muguruza said she had been frustrated with her lack of form since winning the French Open .


Ramsey fires Wenger to record seventh FA Cup

Ramsey fires Wenger to record seventh FA Cup

For once, this was a day when so much went right for Wenger, even with a patched-up injury-depleted defence featuring captain Per Mertesacker making his first start in more than a year. Only rated for that goal against Totenham and 14-15 season. Mertesacker was huge throughout, with the only blot on his display - much to his misfortune - coming when he stuck out his right foot to deflect Diego Costa's shot past his own goalkeeper, David Ospina, for Chelsea's 76th-minute equalizer.


Stosur wins all-Aussie Strasbourg final

Stosur wins all-Aussie Strasbourg final

Having not dropped a set on her run to the final, Stosur came from behind to win 5-7 6-4 6-3 to win this tournament for the second time in three years - the former US Open winner's last three title triumphs have all come on clay. "It's very open and anyone can win it and I consider myself one of those players", Gavrilova told AAP ahead of her opener on Monday against Belgian Elise Mertens.



Hamilton belittles Alonso's Indy 500 rivals

The Spaniard's move electrified IndyCar fans but was not unprecedented; several current or former Formula One drivers have competed at the Brickyard in decades past and a handful have won, including Juan Pablo Montoya , who captured his second Indy 500 victory in 2015.


Returning Button hit with 15-place penalty for engine change

Returning Button hit with 15-place penalty for engine change

Button, who had not driven a Formula One auto for more than six months until he stepped into the cockpit for Thursday practice, was 12th in Saturday's final session before qualifying. It is set to be another frustrating race for McLaren, which is struggling with Honda engines as it did throughout most of previous year. Button is penalized because Alonso's power unit usage transfers across to his auto as the replacement driver.