4 lessons the Celtics can learn from series loss to Cavaliers

James, who is chasing his fourth National Basketball Association title this year, finished with 35 points in the game to set a new mark of 5.995 points in 212 play-off games, while six-time National Basketball Association champion Jordan set his record in 179 games.

Sato is surprise winner of wild Indy 500

James noted after the Eastern Conference Finals ended that they were going to enjoy this, and there's been a stark contrast between how much fun the Cavs appear to be having on their run compared to the Warriors. "We don't go into any series saying we're only going to play four games, we can't approach a series like that, like, 'Yeah, we're going to play four.' You approach it with a mindset of, 'Of course we'd love to sweep them but you have to take that game by game'".

Windsor beats Erie 4-3 to win Memorial Cup

Any time you get a ring is great", said Bracco, who sported a GoPro camera on his head as he celebrated. The OHL was guaranteed a Memorial Cup when the Erie Otters defeated QMJHL champion Saint John in the tournament's semi-final; the Otters met fellow Western Conference team Windsor-who was eliminated in the OHL conference quarter-finals by the London Knights-in the Memorial Cup championship game.

Celtics fail to stop Cavs

Game one of the NBA Finals is at Oracle Arena on June 1. Now, the Cavs are making their third trip to the NBA Finals in the last three years. "I'm proud of our group". "Anytime I'm linked to any of the greats, even the greatest, in Mike, it's an honor", James said at Cavaliers shootaround on Thursday . That's because it's impossible to imagine the Cavs finding another LeBron James .

John Terry: Chelsea defender needs time to decide whether to continue playing

The 36 year old, who will depart on a free transfer this summer and is considering offers from Bournemouth and West Brom as well as opportunities in China and the Middle East, watched from the bench as his side's dreams of a coveted Double were dashed in defeat by Arsenal at Wembley.

LeBron James' thoughts on Warriors: "They cause a lot of stress"

Cleveland forward LeBron James has moved past Hall of Famer Michael Jordan as the leading scorer in NBA playoff history on his way to helping the Cavaliers ease into a third straight NBA Finals series on Thursday. The Golden State Warriors have already opened as a 7-point favorite over Cleveland to pick up the Game 1 win at home. Boston was led by Avery Bradley who poured in 23 points.

Sebastian Vettel denies Ferrari had team orders

Raikkonen was left less than impressed with his team's strategy which led to Vettel overtaking him in the pit stops, showing his frustrations during the podium ceremony. Vettel led the field away on the restart and quickly opened up a lead, with Raikkonen for close company. Devote and at the chicane after the tunnel, both requiring co-operation - this was hardly welcome news for those hoping for something other than a processional contest decided by pit stops or reliability.

Cavaliers defeat Celtics in Eastern Conference finals, head to 2017 NBA Finals

LeBron James may be to thank for that. Can James win his fourth ring? As you can see, any title contender has a tough task - and there simply aren't enough players available via free agency or trade that can push a team into contention in one off season while also adhering to the salary cap.

LeBron James Gives Great Response To Breaking Michael Jordan's Playoff Scoring Record

But both teams scored 14 points on their final 13 possessions of the half, with Irving scoring 12 of the Cavs' 14. Irving had 24 and Love had 15 and 11 rebounds. "We feel like we should be here, and we feel like we should be a championship-contending team". Asked afterward about how his team couldn't hold onto a 10-point, halftime advantage, Celtics coach Brad Stevens had a pretty simple answer.

Takuma Sato edges past Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500

Bourdais used crutches to get around the famed speedway before the Indy 500 . At the end of a long, bloody battle that sliced numerous favorites from the race and saw a whopping 35 lead changes, veteran IndyCar driver Takuma Sato grabbed the honor of dousing himself in milk at the 2017 Indianapolis 500 , battling off rival Helio Castroneves in the final minutes of the race to grab a victory few saw coming at the start of the day.

Clemson one of 16 NCAA baseball regional host sites

Five other ACC programs were chosen to host games - North Carolina, Louisville, Florida State, Wake Forest and Clemson. The Pac 12 has two host teams, the Big 12 has two, and three conferences have one: the Big West, Conference USA and the American Conference.

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter's top Five career moments

NY came right back in the bottom half , starting against Will Harris (1-1). "I'm not comparing it to the last couple of seasons, you know how I feel about that". The piece is accompanied by a video in which Jeter and other New Yorkers recite the essay. Jeter, along with former teammates Jason Giambi, Eric Chavez, Alfonso Soriano and Bobby Abreu, will be eligible for the Hall in 2020.

Quintana snatches Giro lead from Dumoulin

He and Landa broke away at the front to battle it out, and it looked as though it would be the Team Sky man to emerge victorious, only for Van Garderen to produce one final push and just edge out his rival. Not long after Pinot made a move out of the group, in a solo attempt to claw back more time in pursuit of the final podium. "I made a mistake at the start and in the finale I tried to limit my losses and did that well", he said.

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan's record as Cavaliers make NBA finals

Cleveland came through the East by winning 12 of their 13 games and will look to defend their title against the Warriors , who were a flawless 12-0 as they came through the Western Conference play-offs. "You saw that in Game Three against Boston ". "Mike, I owe him $100 from when I was a rookie". LeBron James passed Michael Jordan to move to first on the all-time NBA Playoff scoring list, and Richard Jefferson says that, by the time he's done, it will be among the most ...

Japanese Announcers Go Wild For Takuma Sato's Indy 500 Win

Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500 , holding off three-time race victor Helio Castroneves over the final hectic laps at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "But he wants to win the triple crown and I don't think he necessarily thought he'd add the second one to his belt first time out". "Definitely, yes", Alonso said .

PGA Champions Tour 2017

It would be his ninth Champions Tour major, one more than Jack Nicklaus and the most of any player in history, and he would be the first to win each of the five senior majors. "That was a cool moment and totally unexpected", Langer said. After Singh birdied 18, Langer calmly tapped in for par and a one-shot victory, embracing his daughter, who flew in from Seattle to surprise him, on the 18th green.

Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

That 135-102 victory, in which James scored 35 points, sent his Cavaliers into a Finals showdown with the Warriors, giving the Cleveland star a chance to draw closer to Jordan's total of six championships. We're talking about a nucleus that still has a long shelf life. Led by its Big Three, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates.

Red Sox's Price set for 2017 debut vs

The team says he'll be on a 90-pitch limit on Monday. "To do what I did in both of my rehab outings, I don't think you can do that if you're not healthy". David Holmberg will oppose Boston's David Price , and Renteria said he was hoping for five innings from the 25-year-old lefty. Sale was traded to Boston in December for a haul of prospects, including second baseman Yoan Moncada , who is rated as the top among his peers in minor-league baseball, and pitcher Michael Kopech .

Bourdais returns to Indianapolis Motor Speedway after crash

The 40-year-old Japanese driver came through in the last few laps of the race to take victory over Hélio Castroneves in second. Dubai-born British driver Ed Jones took an impressive third place on his Indy 500 debut. Analysis: Will the rookie return to win? Fernando Alonso , of Spain, makes his way back to the garage area after dropping out with an engine problem during the running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 28, 2017 , in Indianapolis.

Freak accident eliminates Chase Elliott, Brad Keselowski early in the Coca-Cola 600

On Lap 19 of the 400-lap race, something appeared to fly off of the back of Jeffrey Earnhardt's auto, only to be struck by the oncoming No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet of Chase Elliott . "The No. 33 (Jeffrey Earnhardt) vehicle or whoever it was, broke something ahead of me and ended up hitting it". Brad couldn't get stopped. "The No.

Golden State Warriors: Favorites in Las Vegas

While the Warriors led the league with 67 wins this season and are 27-1 in their past 28 games - including a ideal 12-0 in the Western Conference playoffs - Cleveland is fully awake after seeming sleepy at times in the regular season. Kerr has been out with complications from back surgery since the third game of the postseason. The reigning champion Cavaliers and the 2015 victor Warriors will battled for the crown for a third straight year in the best-of-7 starting at Golden State on ...

Crystal Palace survive, Hull relegated from Premier League

It wasn't to be. Hull struggled to recover from gifting Wilfried Zaha a third-minute goal, and will return to the Championship next season after this defeat left them four points from safety with only one fixture to play. The Tigers, who have now either suffered relegation or enjoyed promotion in four of the last five seasons, join fellow north east outfits Sunderland and Middlesbrough in dropping down to the Championship.

Ander Herrera happy with Manchester United's season

Barcelona officials aim to recruit a technically skilled midfielder who can also cover a lot of ground and they seem to have found their man in Ander Herrera . He is good on the ball, and very hard working and is strong in the tackle. LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 26: Ander Herrera of Manchester United celebrates victory after the EFL Cup Final match between Manchester United and Southampton at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2017 in London, England.

Trump bumbles across the Middle East

The Saudis have signalled their willingness for closer ties with Israel; but both sides know that the Palestinian issue imposes limits on how far their relationship can go. "I can tell you that [Netanyahu] is also reaching for peace". "I will call them, from now on, losers, because that's what they are", Trump said. Aides said the approach was purposeful, and Trump was well-aware of the risks of veering off script.

Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd

Jesse Lingard says Manchester United did not meet their preseason targets to win the Premier League title or finish inside the top four but he believes their form this season showed they "we're capable of anything". "Now is for him to work". United eventually finished sixth - 24 points behind champions Chelsea - but in winning the EFL Cup and Europa League they have ended the season with two pieces of silverware and ensured Champions League qualification.

Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

With track position imperative and overtaking virtually impossible at this most narrow and twisty of circuits, Ferrari's decision to call Raikkonen in before Vettel raised more than a few eyebrows. 'There is no point dwelling on the fact that you can not afford it. 'It is not like we came here unprepared. "We have to work collectively as a team more than ever before to beat the Ferraris in the constructors' (championship)".

Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals history, this year's meeting between LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors will be the first trilogy in league history. Brown coached Cavaliers superstar LeBron James for five years in Cleveland before Cavs owner Dan Gilbert sacked him for the first time. Cleveland features the best player in the game arguably the greatest of all time.

Cavs again return to Finals

The entire series was played at the Polo Grounds, home to both teams that season. Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. "And they've added an unbelievable player in Kevin Durant this year". While many will point to that stretch as a time when the Celtics failed to make the necessary adjustments to increase their chances of winning, it wasn't as if the Cavs are a one-man team.

Indy win helps 'correct' risky 2012 move - Sato

Sato, who entered the race with one IndyCar victory on his resume, claimed the series' biggest prize and in the process denied Castroneves a record-equalling fourth Indy 500 win and a place in the Brickyard's most exclusive club. "Unbelievable feeling", said Sato, who went winless in seven seasons in Formula One before jumping to IndyCar. NASCAR wraps things up Sunday night with one of its biggest races of the year, the Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Cardinals place 2B Wong (left elbow strain) on DL

DeJong was selected by the Cardinals in the 4th round (131st overall) of the 2015 amateur draft. He is batting.294 with a team-high 11 home runs (fifth in the Pacific Coast League) and 31 RBIs in 46 games with Memphis this season. Greg Garcia and Jhonny Peralta will get more playing time with Wong out, and call-up Paul DeJong is also an option. May. With this move, which required DeJong to be added to the Cardinals' 40-man, the roster is now full.

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for most National Basketball Association career playoff points

James won a ring at Durant's expense, his NBA Finals' debut, during the 2012 postseason. James promptly knocked down two more three-pointers before the end of the third period. Durant said. "Am I the reason that Brooklyn gave all their picks to Boston? ". "We just kept grinding". We will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? Simple as that.

FA Cup final build-up and team news ahead of Wembley showdown

I think that this goal (should have been) disallowed because there is a clear handball". Conte, who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London previous year, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the English league this season after a miserable 2015/16 campaign when they finished 10th.

NBA Finals simulated 10000 times and the results should please Warriors fans

Cleveland won by one on Christmas , Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. So if you consider a Warriors team which won 73 games previous year and had a 3-1 lead in the Finals before collapsing under the weight of injuries , stupidity and a heroic Cavs effort, then add Kevin Durant to the mix you get the idea of the challenge that Cleveland is facing.

Sato holds off Castroneves to give Andretti another Indy 500 win

Instead of heartbreak at the Brickyard, Sato found the finish line and Victory Lane as he won the 101st edition of the Indianapolis 500 Sunday with a sharp drive in a race that saw a spectacular crash and numerous yellow flags. Twice Formula One world champion Alonso , who skipped the Monaco Grand Prix to make his IndyCar debut, led for 27 laps and looked ready to earn a fairytale victory until he suffered a familiar fate when his Honda engine expired with 21 laps to go.

It's Cavs-Warriors In The Nba Finals, Again — No Surprise

Thomas injured the hip in March and aggravated it in the second-round series against Washington. "I've been very blessed the last few years to be a part of this league and play on the big stage", said Cleveland star LeBron James , who has now reached the Finals for the eighth time - including each of the last seven years.