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Author: 0 Vettel happy again after extending lead with Monaco GP win

Kimi Raikkonen made an unnecessary pit stop at lap 34 which helped Vettel to build a 10 second lead within 8 laps. On a weekend in which Hamilton struggled in qualifying and finished seventh in the race , Vettel extended his lead in the championship to 25 points as a result of his victory.

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal, Unleash Storm in Paris

Wozniacki, who appeared to be carrying the after-effects of a lower back injury that forced her to retire during last week's Strasbourg tournament, pulled away towards the end of a testy encounter, winning 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in just over two hours.

Sport Wacha Gives up Early Lead, Dodgers Roll Over Cards
Author: 0 Wacha Gives up Early Lead, Dodgers Roll Over Cards

In winning their sixth straight game, the Dodgers (33-20) got 11 hits, including three from Chase Utley . Five of the walks came in the third and fifth innings when the Dodgers scored seven times to take control of the game. BULLPEN INTRIGUE: Manager Mike Matheny has Trevor Rosenthal and Seung Hwan Oh rested and ready to close out should the Cardinals build a late lead.

Sport Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
Author: 0 Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

The Cleveland Cavaliers quickly silenced any questions about their play after two shaky outings at home, scoring a franchise-record 43 points in the first quarter and cruising to a 75-57 halftime lead over the Boston Celtics . "Just expect him to be better in game four". Irving was clutching his ankle and writhing in pain one moment. He rolled it late in the third quarter of Game 4 when he stepped on Terry Rozier's foot.

Sport Cavs Back to Finals
Author: 0 Cavs Back to Finals

More likely than not, the Cavs and Warriors are on a collision course for their third straight NBA Finals matchup. The Warriors and Cavs are 1-1 wins apiece entering the trilogy of National Basketball Association championship rounds. "We're definitely disappointed. I felt like if we weren't, it would be a problem", Celtics' Avery Bradley said. Celtics closed this season in a disappointing way, and at some point, they even started thinking about the title.

Sport Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins
Author: 0 Jeb Bush no longer interested in buying Marlins

Bush backed out of the deal and has reportedly "ended his participation in sales talks", according to the Associated Press . An investing group led by Tagg Romney , son of former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney , is still in the running for the bid.

Sport Four-goal Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester
Author: 0 Four-goal Kane helps Spurs punish Leicester

He has scored 32 goals in 37 matches in all competitions this season, and has now netted a remarkable 96 times from 164 Spurs matches. The England worldwide struck four times at King Power Stadium on Thursday evening, as Spurs defeated Leicester City 6-1.

Author: 0 Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals

LeBron James is back in the NBA Finals for the seventh straight year. Yes, both teams pack a big KO punch, but as theres no such thing as a stoppage in National Basketball Association wars, it wont be loose to suggest the Finals could be decided only after the seventh game.

Sport Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs
Author: 0 Warriors coach Steve Kerr 'surprised' Cavs are considered underdogs

The Cleveland Cavaliers swept the Indiana Pacers in round one and then swept away the Toronto Raptors in round two. Kerr, 51, traveled with the team for the final two games of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio, the first time he joined the Warriors on the road since taking his indefinite leave on April 23.

Author: 0 Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

Sheary struck 1:05 after Malkin's goal, converting a wide-open look from the side of the net. Pittsburgh contended the play was offside. Nashville carried the play for the opening 11 minutes, but mentally unraveled after the goal was taken off the board.

Sport Cool Hand Lue: Cavs coach keeps NBA champs calm amid chaos
Author: 0 Cool Hand Lue: Cavs coach keeps NBA champs calm amid chaos

When the Cavaliers acquired Korver in January, the National Basketball Association world was content to more or less shrug it off. Following in the footsteps of Stephen Curry's rise to stardom and then LeBron James' legendary comeback down 3-1 will no doubt be hard, but these powerhouses have enough fireworks to put on a championship-worthy show one more time.

Sport Brett Gardner and Matt Holliday having home run derby at Camden Yards
Author: 0 Brett Gardner and Matt Holliday having home run derby at Camden Yards

Oh, and rookie right fielder Aaron Judge , the majors' leading home run hitter with 17, was 2-for-4 with a walk and rope double to right in the fourth that brought in the Yankees' seventh and eighth runs. It was his eighth career home run to lead off a game. Carlos Correa added three hits and three RBIs as Houston recovered from a six-run deficit with its first 11-run inning since 1994.

Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out at Leaks, Considers Staff Upheaval

In a statement to the New York Times Sunday, President Trump expressed his support for Kushner , though did not directly mention the allegations regarding him seeking secret communications . Any such efforts by the Trump transition team would however have been contrary to the accepted practice of "one president at a time ", in which outgoing administrations remain in charge of foreign affairs until inauguration day.

Sport Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs
Author: 0 Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs

There is Cleveland's LeBron James , arguably operating at a level that even he has never achieved in a career that will end in the hall of fame, and there's Golden State's Kevin Durant , cast in some corners as the villain of the times , and there is chatter on which of them might emerge as the most valuable player in the final .

Author: 0 Wenger meets Kroenke for talks, Arsenal to make announcement Wednesday

Aaron Ramsey , who scored the victor to deny English Premier League champion Chelsea a double, certainly hopes there isn't a change in the dugout. The Gunners sealed a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Wembley in the FA Cup final on Saturday evening, lifting the trophy for a record 13th time. Wenger with his seventh FA Cup .

Author: 0 Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

The Penguins had a 3-0 first period completely unravel and failed to generate a single shot for 37 minutes, including zero in the second period . It's unreasonable to expect the veteran to replicate what he did against the Chicago Blackhawks in Nashville's first-round series sweep (as surreal as that series itself may have been), but the key in Game 2 will be slowing more of the soft shots and, of course, limiting Pittsburgh's efficiency in front of the goal.

Sport Steve Kerr says he's not planning to coach Game 1 of Finals
Author: 0 Steve Kerr says he's not planning to coach Game 1 of Finals

Tipoff is 9 p.m. I will believe this up until Durant drops 40 points in each of the first two games and the Cavs go down 0-2. Add to that mix veterans like Deron Williams, Channing Frye, Kyle Korver and J.R. James is right about Leonard, who is clearly headed straight towards the Hall of Fame with a couple more seasons like he has been having. Using that as a barometer, LeBron James won't face much pressure at all.

Sport Rasmus, Beckham big swings for Rays in 10-8 win over Rangers
Author: 0 Rasmus, Beckham big swings for Rays in 10-8 win over Rangers

The Rays countered in the fifth as Evan Longoria, who drove in their first two runs, knocked a two-run homer off Martin Perez with two outs and a 1-2 count against him. Gallo may be batting just.205, but he owns a.361 wOBA with 16 home runs in 192 plate appearances this season. Player of the Game: Adrian Beltre is the best player on the baseball field most nights, and it was comforting to see him back at the hot corner, but Joey Gallo is the most unsafe badass monster in sports .

Sport LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record
Author: 0 LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

There's plenty of bad blood between Golden State and Cleveland as we head into the third straight NBA Finals matchup between the two sides. To further illustrate the East's lack of recent firepower: James is the only player to make the All-NBA first team from the East in each of the last three seasons.

Sport Lions arrive in New Zealand
Author: 0 Lions arrive in New Zealand

History also appears weighted against the tourists, who have won only one of 11 previous Test series contested in New Zealand, when the John Dawes-led Lions battled to a 2-1 victory in 1971. "You don't get to say "we're the Lions and this is what we're about". They need to have fewer things to do but be absolutely clear on each of them.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1

What first looked like a 1-0 lead for the Predators was now a 3-0 Penguins lead thanks to three Penguins' goals in the final five minutes of the period. Among the active players expecting Pittsburgh to win a second straight championship were Gabriel Landeskog, Victor Hedman, Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Alex Wennberg and Nicklas Backstrom, whose Washington Capitals were eliminated by the Penguins in the second round.

Author: 0 Penguins turn to Matt Murray for Game 4 of Eastern final

These guys are both competitors. They split time during the regular season, but Murray held a clear edge in both GAA (2.41 to 3.02) and save percentage (.923 to.909). "Obviously, we're disappointed", Forsberg said. "I don't know what the biggest challenge is", he said. Just sticking with it, not getting frustrated and continuing to get pucks to the net.

Sport LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader
Author: 0 LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

An unprecedented Finals trilogy was finally set, and still, James had no interest or energy to engage the topic. "And I saw Draymond said [Friday] night, he just talked about just two great teams". When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan, it's nearly like a God. I mean, it's pretty cool to think about that in three weeks we've got the No.

Sport Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game One of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will not coach Game One of NBA Finals

The time of year when the Cavs and the Warriors face off in the NBA Finals once again. You saw me in the fourth quarter of Game 2 , I could not sit still in my chair, it was that much pain. To be sure, among the popular prop bets is who will win Game 1 . And though their offense is the main attraction, their defense has the best defensive rating of any team this postseason.

Sport Sato Earns $2.45 Million for Winning 101st Indianapolis 500
Author: 0 Sato Earns $2.45 Million for Winning 101st Indianapolis 500

Having never raced on an oval track or even driven an IndyCar until this month, the 34-year-old Spaniard's bravery and skill won the respect of the almost 300,000 spectators who gave him a rousing standing ovation as his McLaren Andretti Autosport Honda slowed to a stop on the home straightaway.

Sport Ben Stokes to have further assessment on knee injury
Author: 0 Ben Stokes to have further assessment on knee injury

When South Africa replied, Quinton de Kock fell early, skying Woakes to wicketkeeper Buttler, but Amla and Faf du Plessis added 112 inside 19. Alex Hales and England Test skipper Joe Root , on his Yorkshire home ground, made steady progress before both fell victim to Andile Phehlukwayo.

Author: 0 LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

This should be a championship round for the ages. A big reason for that success , of course, is Stephen Curry . Remember, Boston advanced to the Eastern Conference finals this season with one of the younger teams in the playoffs. The following year, the Cavs found their victory in game seven of the series, coming out on top of the Warriors , 93-89. "As of right now I would not coach Thursday night.

Sport West Ham ready to pay double for Iheanacho
Author: 0 West Ham ready to pay double for Iheanacho

Leicester City are believed to be keen on the 21-year-old, amid the uncertainty surrounding the future of Riyad Mahrez at the King Power Stadium. However, according to his agent, the Londoners have beaten their Premier League rivals to his signature.

Sport Borussia Dortmund fires Thomas Tuchel as coach
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund fires Thomas Tuchel as coach

Borussia Dortmund and Thomas Tuchel have made a decision to part ways, the club communicated early Tuesday afternoon. His relationship with the club's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has apparently been tenuous since an explosion damaged the team bus en route to their home leg against Monaco.