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Thoughts on the NBA Finals

Cleveland shot just 19-for-60 from 3-point territory (31.6 percent) in the two games at Oracle Arena, nowhere near the 38.4 percent it shot as a team in the regular season when it was second best in the league. The Cavs prevailed in Game 5 , 112-97. Thompson, whose rebounding has been critical for the Cavaliers all season, has been virtually absent for two games.


French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in QF

French Open up for grabs for women; Murray, top men in QF

The No. 3-seeded Wawrinka edged French favorite and No. 15 seed Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2, while Cilic benefited when opponent Kevin Anderson of South Africa retired trailing 3-6, 0-3. Paris has also had some problems in the last (few) years. "Certainly, I feel fresher than a year ago", Murray said. There's a lot more experience and hardware among the remaining men.



Finally Wenger gets two-year Arsenal contract

Tony Adams fears Arsene Wenger's record-breaking reign as Arsenal boss could "end in tears" now he has signed a new deal. Wenger, who has won the FA Cup three times in the last four years, showed how much the abuse had affected him last week when he spoke ahead of the Cup final.



Dillon takes first Cup victory in delayed Charlotte race

It was Dillon's first NASCAR Cup victory and returned the iconic No. 3 Chevrolet to victory lane. Austin Dillon , left, celebrates with his crew after winning the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Monday, May 29, 2017.


Cleveland Cavaliers considering starting Iman Shumpert in Game 3

Cleveland Cavaliers considering starting Iman Shumpert in Game 3

Smith despite his current form slump. Lue sounds very comfortable staying with the same lineup, the same rotations that didn't work in Games 1 and 2 and rolling the dice a third time with them. The words and actions were much appreciated by Jefferson. "I feel like I can make any and every shot". So bottom line the Cavs grand plan for Game 3 seems to be play better and feed off the crowd.


Girl booted from soccer tourney because organizers thought she was a boy

Girl booted from soccer tourney because organizers thought she was a boy

So eight-year-old Mili Hernandez put thought into it before going to the hairdresser. As any child would do, Mili cried for her team after the organizers alerted the team. In the aftermath of Mili's disqualification, many have reached out via social media, including US women's soccer legends Mia Hamm and Abby Wambach .