Paul Pierce sends great tweet about Celtics getting No. 1 pick

And they still get one more first-round pick next season from the Nets, who likely will miss the playoffs again. "I'm sure we'll hear in the next little while", Ainge said Tuesday night. That performance has helped solidify him as a top-five pick. ... More..

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal advance at French Open

Djokovic goes on to face Argentine Diego Schwartzman and Nadal takes on Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia. Elsewhere, sixth seed Dominic Thiem survived a tough first set against Italian Simone Bolelli t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Huddersfield wins soccer's richest game, into Premier League

Wagner was quizzed as to whether he had begun his plans for the new season in advance of promotion being confirmed, but the former Borussia Dortmund number two said that he would have plenty of time to consid...More..

Manchester United have learnt a lot this season: Jesse Lingard
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Manchester United have learnt a lot this season: Jesse Lingard

Jose Mourinho's first season at the Old Trafford helm yielded two trophies as United won the EFL Cup - with Lingard netting in the final against Southampton - and Europa League , the latter success securi...More..

Del Potro makes winning return at French Open
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Del Potro makes winning return at French Open

The only seeded woman to lose was Konta, who was a semifinalist at the Australian Open a year ago but never has won a main-draw match at the French Open. A minor upset occurred on Philippe Chatrier court when...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Mercedes no nearer to understanding poor Monaco showing

The pole sitter was leading the prestigious race until the round of pitstops, when his Ferrari teammate and championship leader Sebastian Vettel stayed out longer and re-emerged to win. "I got the bad end...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

LeBron undaunted by challenge of facing Warriors in Finals

Now, Brown will be facing James as an opponent in the finals. Warriors owner Joe Lacob said publicly he wanted another chance at the Cavs because of unfinished business from 2016. We still have to keep gr...More..

French Open 2017 results: Alexander Zverev and Johanna Konta exit
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

French Open 2017 results: Alexander Zverev and Johanna Konta exit

Konta wasted no time stamping her authority on proceedings, hitting the ball with customary clout off both forehand and backhand. "In Taiwan we don't have a professional tennis court so I always travelling t...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Former US Open finalist Vinci out of French Open

Kerber lost in the first round at Roland Garros a year ago when she was seeded third behind Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska. Kerber was not in this at all. Alex De Minaur of Australia on day one...More..

Isco declares he will stay at Real Madrid despite 'complicated' season
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Isco declares he will stay at Real Madrid despite 'complicated' season

In Barcelona , Enrique was given a warm send-off at the Camp Nou as he was greeted with a giant banner reading: "One of us forever". Real's run to the title was most certainly a squad effort with Ronaldo s...More..

Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Warriors favored over LeBron and Cavaliers in the Finals

Warriors owner Joe Lacob said publicly he wanted another chance at the Cavs because of unfinished business from 2016. "To be honest, I didn't do one (bit of) prep for Golden State yet because I really believe t...More..

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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

Either way, the National Basketball Association playoffs underdog is not extinct yet, but don't let yourself be advised to take too many bets against the current rulers of the National Basketball Association, e...More..

Dallas Cowboys' Nolan Carroll arrested on suspicion of DWI
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Dallas Cowboys' Nolan Carroll arrested on suspicion of DWI

The Cowboys had not yet commented on the arrest. He was stopped by Dallas Police for committing an unspecified traffic violation, a police spokesperson told the Dallas Morning News. Carroll started all 16 g...More..

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland Punch Away, Nats-Giants Fight
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland Punch Away, Nats-Giants Fight

This flashpoint came in the eighth inning - with two outs, none on and Washington ahead 2-0, Strickland hit Harper with the first pitch, a 98 miles per hour fastball. "I can't get there as quick as I used to". ...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

James knows he will have his hands full when the series opens on Thursday in Oakland but said he likes his team's chances of pulling off what Las Vegas would consider an upset. For James, the Finals are an an...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Djokovic and Nadal could meet in French Open semifinals

But other than that blip, Nadal has looked in supreme form, collecting titles on clay, in Barcelona , Madrid and Monte Carlo. Barring any upsets, Milos Raonic will have to go through Rafael Nadal in the ...More..

Own goal earns PSG record 11th French Cup title
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Own goal earns PSG record 11th French Cup title

Alexandre Letellier made a fine save in the 56th minute to deny Matuidi as Angers held firm. Despite dominating at the Stade de France it required an own goal from Cissokho in the first of two minutes ...More..

by | Monday, May 29, 2017

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

Kevin Durant , who signed a two-year, $54.3 million free agent contract last offseason, said his move to join the Warriors has not negatively affected the National Basketball Association and ruined parity in ...More..

Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

Cavs Beat Celtics As LeBron James Tops NBA's All-Time Playoff Scoring List

James needed 28 points to surpass Jordan (5,987 points), as he entered Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Boston Celtics and reached the milestone in style late in the third quarter with...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Proteas win toss and bowl again

South Africa finished at 5-328 after England made 6-330. "Those are the sorts of games you really want to win". However, a defeat will give South Africa a chance to win the series in the third ODI at t...More..

Incredible Scenes As Tom Rogic Secures Celtic's Treble At The Death
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Incredible Scenes As Tom Rogic Secures Celtic's Treble At The Death

In an explosive start at Hampden Park, Jonny Hayes gave Aberdeen the lead after nine minutes when he volleyed in Nial McGinn's corner. Aberdeen , who finished second in the Scottish Premiership this se...More..

Magic hire veteran Weltman to head basketball operations
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Magic hire veteran Weltman to head basketball operations

The Magic hired Weltman on Monday. The moves, coupled with incumbent center Nikola Vucevic and high-flying power forward Aaron Gordon, created a log jam in the frontcourt, and the Magic shipped Ibaka to T...More..

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

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

Cavaliers: Irving scored 41 in Game 5 of last year's Finals. James played in his 212th career postseason game on Thursday night, when the Cavaliers beat the Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conferenc...More..

White Sox starter Shields about ready for rehab assignment
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

White Sox starter Shields about ready for rehab assignment

Derek Holland will start game one and Tyler Danish will make his first Major League Baseball start in game two. "I feel proud", said Robert through a translator. He is 0-2 with a 5.90 ERA in six career...More..

Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'

Speaking to reporters via conference call, Zimmer said doctors there were encouraged by the latest treatments to relieve pressure in his right eye, and he remains optimistic about rejoining the Vikings for thei...More..