Capitals Improvement: MacLellan plans on tweaks not overhaul

He's been a big part of where we're at as an organization and just to casually say, 'Let's trade him for what for who?' "He's going to have to make adjustments in the way he approaches the game in the offseason to get to that point where he can score 5-on-5 goals".

NBA commissioner would prefer more competition

They had no answer. GOLDMAN: Golden State head coach Steve Kerr has not coached since that announcement in late April. "I imagine I'm going to coach until Steve (Kerr) tells me he's ready", Brown chuckled. "Yeah, I don't want to get into that", Durant said. Mike Brown planned to coach Game 1 of the NBA Finals as expected for the Golden State Warriors , with Steve Kerr likely watching again from behind the scenes as he deals with continued complications following back surgery ...

Jon Jones responds to Alexander Gustafsson calling him 'not a good person'

Jones blasted Gustafsson for comments Gustafsson made over the weekend about Jones not being a true champion in his eyes. " I don't like him ", Gustafsson said of Jones after Sunday's bout. - Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) June 1, 2017I'm not a champion because you don't like my personality? Gustafasson's response was equally scathing, citing Jones' recent doping issues which led to him being pulled from his rematch with Cormier.

Margaret Court: Tennis is 'full of lesbians', says Australian Grand Slam legend

Since then she had been bearing the brunt of fierce criticism where players like Martina Navratilova , supported by Richel Hogenkamp, who is one of the few openly gay players in tennis, called the Australian Open to take Margaret's name off one of its flagship stadiums.

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in NBA Finals opener

The Warriors never trailed after the game's first eight minutes and led by as many as 10 in the first half before running away in the third quarter. The first is to flip over to ABC on your TV at 9:00 PM ET, where all of the games will be broadcast. The Cavaliers entered the game 12-1 in the postseason.

Tobacco causes loss of 17.6 bln Dollars per year to Brazil

For instance, while a cigarette pack, containing 20 sticks, costs between Sh120 and Sh250, shopkeepers and street vendors across the country sell a single stick for between Sh7 and Sh10, making these tobacco products accessible and affordable, a new survey by the International Institute for Legislative Affairs a year ago has shown.

Charges Dropped For Preds Fan Who Threw Catfish On Ice In Pittsburgh

Jacob Waddell, 36, was charged in Allegheny County with disorderly conduct, possessing instruments of crime and disrupting meetings or processions after tossing the dead fish over the glass surrounding the rink Monday night during the Nashville Predators-Pittsburgh Penguins game.

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant taking NBA Finals in stride

Asked if there was a "narrative" - his word - for the 2017 Finals , and he said "yeah, win championships". During last year's finals , the Warriors had to cope with Harrison Barnes' inconsistent shooting. Brown addressed the media pregame on Thursday and said he hadn't yet spoken to Kerr. "I'm sure they felt the same way past year", Thompson said. "What the hell is everybody talking about?" Love is fired up for the unprecedented third successive Finals clash between the Warriors ...

1st State of Origin: New South Wales beats Queensland 28-4

The Blues lost Pearce after his head came in contact with Will Chambers' shoulder, yet in the next set, following a short drop out from Cameron Smith , the Blues were able to find the line through their fullback, Tedesco, as he carried multiple Queensland defenders over the line to grab his first Origin try .

LeBron James' LA home vandalized with racial slur

James' primary residence during the NBA season is in Akron, Ohio, though he is now preparing for his third consecutive NBA Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Golden State Warriors. The 9,440-square-foot home is not James' primary residence. The police department is investigating the incident as an act of vandalism and a possible hate crime.

Charges Dropped Against Catfish Throwing Predators Fan

We looked at it, and we had more time in their zone than they did in ours last game: "we just couldn't get pucks to the net". The coach did not commit to starting him when the series resumes this weekend, though he praised his goaltender throughout the postgame news conference.

Jason Roy reassured of England place despite poor form

Plunkett was the most succcesful bowler for England with 4 for 59. Alex Hales scored 95 and Morgan remained unbeaten on 75. Meanwhile Root suffered a calf injury while batting. "An update on a replacement for the seamer for the remainder of the tournament will follow in due course". The right-handed bowler wasn't really impressed with the shot and had a verbal exchange with the Bangladesh opener before the on-field umpires intervened and asked the players to carry on with the match ...

GSP Says He'll Retire If He Loses Comeback Fight

The two held a press conference earlier this year and were expected to fight in July, which eventually was pushed back to the fall. That's why I'm still confident the fight is going to happen. "But, look at my record, I don't lose very often so I could still be there for a while". I will be fighting like there is no tomorrow. I do not believe I'm gonna lose, I think I'm at my best, my trainer believe I'm at my best.

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors: NBA Finals Match Ups

When the Cavs gave help, Curry hit 3-pointers. Warriors sweep the series 4-0 (not copping out and predicting a gentlemens' sweep) and cement this postseason as among the most boring in recent National Basketball Association history. Unfortunately, the Cavs are still the Cavs and LeBron James is better than ever. Sure, Kerr is worthy of the praise and accolades which have been bestowed upon him - he came into a hostile environment of the Warrior locker room and replaced a beloved coach ...

Predators coach refuses to discuss possible goalie change

The floodgates are open in Pittsburgh. The most powerful offence in hockey is proving too much for Pekka Rinne to handle. Jake Guentzel scored 10 seconds into the third period to put Pittsburgh in front. The Penguins and Predators each have a goal as Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final is tied at the first intermission. That wasn't the end of the Penguins' quick start in the period.

Warriors Beat Cavaliers in 2017 Says NBA 2K Simulation

So with Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals upon us, let's take another stab at it. I will not be pulling for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers . I've got to play it by ear - if I'm feeling good I should coach and if I'm not feeling up to it, then I shouldn't. Asked if there was a "narrative" - his word - for the 2017 Finals , and he said "yeah, win championships".

Liverpool signing Dominic Solanke has long hailed Kop fans

The move comes when Chelsea has also just lost goalkeeper Asmir Begovic , who is set to join Bournemouth on July 1st on a £15-million transfer fee. According to a number of reports, Klopp's side fended off interest from the likes of German side RB Leipzig and Scottish treble winners Celtic to capture his signature.

Derek Carr sets training camp deadline for contract extension

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has been on record saying that he wants " Carr to be a Raider for his career ", and said earlier this month that the franchise is "going to do everything to make sure this contract gets done". "The money isn't the thing that drives me". Carr was already dismayed that his contract talks came up in a SportsCenter interview with teammate Khalil Mack .

Richard Jefferson: Warriors lost their poise in last year's Finals

Golden State has a big four (Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , and Draymond Green ) and solid Andre Iquodala, but feature a much less heralded group in Zaza Pachulia , JaVale McGee , and Ian Clarke. First and foremost, never count out LeBron James . SMALL FORWARD: Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James . "You can't stop LeBron", said Golden State assistant coach Mike Brown , deputising for head coach Steve Kerr as he recovers from a back surgery.

Racial Slur Painted on Gate at LeBron James' LA Home

Police added that they would have to determine the motive for the vandalism - confirmed as being a highly offensive racial epithet - before classifying it as a potential hate crime. That's what he did previous year, when the Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 series deficit to best the Warriors. "It's a scary-ass situation that if my son calls me and said he's been pulled over, that I'm not that confident that things are going to go well and that my son is going to return home".

Kluber shines in return from DL as Indians blank A's 8-0

Manaea was able to throw in the mid-90s range easily and as was the case in NY, he made a good Cleveland lineup look mediocre. Chad Pinder , drawing the start at shortstop, enjoyed the first two-homer game of his career, and Sean Manaea delivered seven strong innings on the mound as the A's picked up their second win on a seven-game road trip that ends with Thursday's matinee at Progressive Field.

Finals pick up where they left off: Cavs vs. Warriors III

James shot 10 of 30 from the field in Game 4 and 36 percent from the field in the series. Since then, the Warriors have added former MVP Kevin Durant in free agency, returned a strong regular season and are unbeaten in the playoffs this year.

LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur

Yes, this was also the day the Cleveland Cavaliers were being recognized by the President for winning the 2016 NBA Championship and the Kasich family joined the team on the south lawn of the White House that day with Kasich boldly stating after "I'm predicting a repeat".

Durant, Warriors stuff Cavaliers in Game 1

The only thing that kept Cleveland in the game in the first half was the usually brilliant play from James and Irving and several missed layups by Golden State. If you want to watch this thrilling rematch, you have a few options. This year all the talk is about how Kevin Durant , the Warriors big free agent signing, will tip the scale in Golden State's favor.

LA mayor ponders 2028 Games in exchange for youth funding

The Executive Board will meet again on July 9 and 10, followed on July 11 by an IOC membership assembly in the Olympic Capital for a 2024 candidate city briefing that will include presentations and question-and-answer sessions with both Los Angeles and Paris.

Wenger signs new two year contract with Arsenal

His side are the only team to win the Premier League in an unbeaten season where they chalked up 26 wins and 12 draws. "We live in a very competitive world where everybody tries to get better". "Our ambition is to win the Premier League and other major trophies in Europe", owner Stan Kroenke said. Extending the contracts of star duo Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil , who both have one year remaining on their current deals, will be a top priority for Wenger in the summer months.

Draymond Green: LeBron James 'Can't Have This Ring'

Me? I'm going with a guy who can't be guarded, a player who has proven his big-game chops. Just handle business the way you're supposed to handle business, and that's the way you make history. At the end of the day, the goal is to win a championship, and whoever's in front of you, you have to beat that squad. I think back to Emmett Till's mum actually and the reason that she had an open casket is because she wanted to show the world what her son went through as far as a hate crime and being ...

Unknown Barbarians happy to fly under radar against Lions

The team includes three national captains: Warburton, Rory Best of Ireland and Greig Laidlaw of Scotland . Tour captain Sam Warburton , who has recovered from a knee injury, will lead the side against the Barbarians, who are mostly composed of players from New Zealand's semi-professional provincial competition.

Boks Excited About 2023 Rugby World Cup Bid

I was five years old in 1995 when we last hosted it and my lasting memories are of the wonderful crowds and the superb rugby dished up. This forecast was made by SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux when he and ambassador to Ireland, Ahlangene Cyprian Sigcau, delivered the 827-page, 8.2kg document, detailing South Africa's compelling case to host the tournament, to World Rugby headquarters in Dublin on Tuesday.

A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

What frustrates Bale more than anything is the rich vein of form injury had interrupted. We'll prepare it with the same dedication, and nothing will change from the matches we've already played. "There's more conviction. Since Berlin, we've grown a lot ― everyone ― and that's reassuring", he said. "Is Paulo Dybala their most risky player?" Both have successfully surpassed expectations after being hired surrounded by questions marks, with Allegri replacing the highly popular Antonio Conte ...

NBA Finals, Game 1 - Cavs vs. Warriors

The game started less with rust and more with both teams looking like they felt the pressure of the moment - there were bad passes, hesitations, and it looked like a Saturday morning rec league game for a few minutes. It surely looked that way in Game 1, as they held the Cavs to 34.9 percent from the field - and a stifling 30.2 in the second half. There have been only eight sweeps in the 70-year history of the NBA Finals .

Illinois Senate approves property-tax freeze

Democrats who lead the Illinois House announced that they will end the regular legislative session Wednesday without voting on a budget plan - making clear on Illinois' 700th day without a budget that the state will continue down a path that is decimating public universities, the social service network and the state's fiscal fortitude.

The Stanley Cup is breaking Carrie Underwood

The country music star and "American Idol" champ is showcasing her emotions on a nightly basis on social media as she cheers on her hubby - Predators captain Mike Fisher - as Nashville chases after a first hockey title. "This game is being called so insanely terrible, I can't even ...", Underwood tweeted, adding a few minutes later, "Just told my manager that she might have to lock me out of my own Twitter!" No one is more frustrated with the referees in the Stanley Cup Finals than Carrie ...

Could Huddersfield Town success put pressure on Norwich City boss David Farke?

Huddersfield reached Wembley by beating Sheffield Wednesday on penalties and once again they hit the jackpot in the lottery. As for Reading , it will be another season down in the Championship as they hope they can make another promotion push.

Who Should be the Starting Goalie in Game 4?

Fleury is a half-second late recognizing the wraparound from Zack Smith . 4-0. The Senators made a game of it, reducing Pittsburgh's lead to just one goal late in the third period. Fleury had made it clear he wanted to be back in goal, but wasn't given the opportunity. It's the ninth time in these playoffs the Senators have given up the opening goal.