Author: 0 LeBron says has beaten stacked teams like Warriors before

They're going to challenge our ballclub. "This is a high-powered team". I've played against Ray [Allen], KG [Kevin Garnett], Paul [Pierce ], [ Rajon] Rondo and Doc [Rivers]. Just getting to that point, you know how hard it is and how much work you put in to start the season. Game 2: Sunday at Warriors, 8 p.m. So, it's the right thing to do.

Author: 0 Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

The Warriors have not yet lost a game in the playoffs, sweeping through the Western Conference and entering the finals at 12-0, the first team in history to achieve such a distinction. At the very moment where the clock ran out in that series, the person James was embracing was Durant - telling the then-Thunder star, his offseason workout partner at the time , how proud of him he was.

Sports Rodriguez strong, Red Sox down Mariners for 5th straight win
Author: 0 Rodriguez strong, Red Sox down Mariners for 5th straight win

Craig Kimbrel earned his 13th save. "To be honest I wasn't thinking too much about the streak". He has the potential to be a good pitcher, but just can't seem to find any groove. Following Sunday's 5-0 loss to the Mariners , the Red Sox have scored zero runs when he's been in the game in seven of his last nine outings. But Seattle couldn't capitalize, going 0 for 6 with runners in scoring position.

Sports Stanley Morgan Jr.: Morgan MJ charge changed to misdemeanor
Author: 0 Stanley Morgan Jr.: Morgan MJ charge changed to misdemeanor

The marijuana in the gray backpack claimed by Morgan Jr. weighed 21.4 grams, according to the police report. The officer asked the three occupants - Morgan Jr., Reed and a woman - to exit the vehicle. Bond was set at $3,000, and Morgan is not in custody. The charge was amended to "possession of cannabis not more than 20 grams". Both Morgan, of New Orleans, and Reed, of Memphis, Tennessee, are juniors.

Author: 0 LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

The Boston Celtics will be aiming to stave off elimination after falling to the Cleveland Cavaliers by 112-99 in Game 4 to fall behind by 3-1 in the series. For the Celtics to realistically challenge the Cavs in the next three years, it's going to take a significant talent increase. We got heart. This team got heart.

Sports Betts ties Red Sox record with latest early home run
Author: 0 Betts ties Red Sox record with latest early home run

It's a huge shift. The Red Sox are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series, 21-8 in their last 29 vs. a team with a losing record and 7-1 in their last 8 road games vs. The left-hander allowed as many earned runs in the fourth as he had in his first seven starts combined, and was lifted after allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks in four innings.

Sports Penguins and Senators saved the best for last
Author: 0 Penguins and Senators saved the best for last

And they'll have to do it one more time in the final against swaggering Nashville if they want to become the first team in almost 20 years and the first in salary-cap era to win back-to-back championships. The Senators forced a return trip to Pittsburgh — where they lost 7-0 in Game 5 on Sunday — by leaning heavily on Anderson in a 2-1 Game 6 victory.

Author: 0 SA make three changes and bowl; Woakes out with niggle

But South Africa urgently need to revisit the strategy of picking three all-rounder as none of them - Andile Phehlukwayo (1/74), Morris (0/66) and Dwaine Pretorius (0/61) - made an impact with the ball. As far as the bowling went for South Africa went, Kagiso Rabada bagged two wickets in his quota of 10 overs. Stokes, the Indian Premier League's record two-million-dollar-man, shared stands of 95 with skipper Eoin Morgan and 77 with Jos Buttler.

Author: 0 Barca 'should sign' Coutinho - Tite

Coutinho, 24, has enjoyed an impressive season with Liverpool , scoring 13 goals and recording seven assists in the Premier League to help the club secure Champions League qualification. There's Sergio and the two creatives, what in Italy they call "mezzalas", that are Rakitic and Iniesta, the two thinkers of the team. Coutinho, like many South Americans, have an affinity with Barcelona as many of their childhood heroes played there.

Author: 0 Chelsea set to hand Conte new £40million contract

However, one of those centre-backs - Per Mertesacker-only played his first league game of the season last weekend, so Wenger will be taking a big risk by deploying the big German, even if Mertesacker has bags of experience. You have to reach this point to play the final. The statement included a note that, should Arsenal win the F.A. Cup, the club would not hold a victory parade.

Sports ESPN to open college football season with a Big Ten-heavy lineup
Author: 0 ESPN to open college football season with a Big Ten-heavy lineup

While FSU and Bama will garner the most national attention on opening week, the season officially begins August 31, when IN hosts 2016 playoff semifinalist Ohio State (8 p.m. on ESPN. - Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee in Atlanta on Monday night, September 4, on ESPN. The conference will also have another blockbuster primetime exposure on Saturday, Sept.

Author: 0 Travis hits grand slam, Blue Jays beat Rangers 7

The Rogers Centre faithful, who have booed Texas second baseman Rougned Odor from the get-go in this series, were given a thrill later in the inning when Odor hit a dribbler to short, a hit that he would normally beat out, but he fell and Goins had all the time in the world to get the out.

Author: 0 Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

Obstacles different even than the Warriors , who await the victor of the Eastern Conference Final. "I have no discussion - Golden State , they've been the best team in our league for the last three years, and then they added an MVP". Boston managed to win Game 3 and had opportunities galore to get Game 4 only to come up short in large part because they didn't have an offensive closer - a player who could fill the void left by Thomas' absence.

Sports Proteas blow victory, lose England ODI series
Author: 0 Proteas blow victory, lose England ODI series

South Africa were let down in the first ODI due to their batsmen's poor shot selection and some shoddy death bowling without proper plans for opposition batsmen. Stokes was dropped off the first two balls he faced with the normally safe hands of Hashim Amla and de Kock at fault. England lead the series 1-0 after beating New Zealand by 72 runs at Leeds.

Author: 0 Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

He finished with eight points and seven rebounds, and the final tally came after he scored just two points on 1-of-6 shooting in the first quarter when the game was still hanging in the balance. But the way that we started, like you said, was important, especially defensively just to set the tone. It wasn't just offense that overwhelmed San Antonio .

Sports Pina and Braun leave game
Author: 0 Pina and Braun leave game

T.J. McFarland also allowed a lead-off walk, but unlike Chafin, got out of it with the help of a double-play, and we were into extra innings. With the Brewers trailing 1-0 in the sixth, manager Craig Counsell was ejected after arguing an out call at the plate to end the inning that was upheld on replay review.

Author: 0 Poulter reflects on big week after second place at Players

Oosthuizen, who fell out of the lead for good with a fairway bunker shot into the water for double bogey on No. 4, watched it all day playing alongside Kim. Kim earned a first-place check of $1.89 million and 600 FedEx Cup points, sending him 111 spots up the list to 21st. "I guess it's been a roller coaster ride", he said.

Author: 0 Prince William leads FA Cup final tribute to Manchester dead

But they were stunned early on when Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring, despite the fact an offside Aaron Ramsey was interfering with play. Chelsea would shoot themselves in the foot on 68 minutes when Moses, on a yellow card, made a decision to put his name up for England's diving squad in the next Olympics, with Taylor having no hesitation in showing a second yellow and leaving the Blues down to ten men.

Author: 0 Clippers see Spurs as serious threat to land Chris Paul

By pretty much any criteria you can come up with, Paul is the best ever player to never reach even the NBA's penultimate round, a designation he can't be anxious to hold onto. Greg Popovich could move on with Paul, Parker and Dejounte Murray at point guard. Caldwell-Pope, a shooting guard, averaged 13.8 points per game past year.