Mike D'Antoni wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year award

Mike D'Antoni wins 2017 NBA Coach of the Year award

Most Valuable Player: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City. Even though Lue helped push the Cavs into the NBA Finals, losing just one game in the Eastern Conference playoffs, this was a regular season award and finishing second in the East while tallying 51 wins could only be considered a disappointing campaign for the star-studded Cavaliers. Read More

Chile gear up for tough Confed Cup semi-final against Portugal

Chile gear up for tough Confed Cup semi-final against Portugal

Portugal's all-time leading scorer swept the ball home in the 33rd minute, his 75th goal for his country and Bernardo Silva added the second four minutes later. "He has had an incredible season in Spain, he's playing here with the same strength, which is why Portugal are in the semi-final". If the Portugal might introduce any replacements in the defense they will be updated to the 2017 Fifa Confederation Final match or else if the found with any Change at the side of Forwards at ... Read More

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

In 2000, the Columbus Blue Jackets selected goaltender Dwayne Roloson, defenseman Mathieu Schneider and forwards Turner Stevenson and Dallas Drake. Given that the Golden Knights are an expansion team and a bit lean on established stars or firepower - with the exception of perhaps Marc-Andre Fleury, James Neal and Cody Eakin - the expectation is that the team will probably struggle for a few seasons. Read More

'Who wants to work with disrespectful Virat Kohli?!'

'Who wants to work with disrespectful Virat Kohli?!'

Now post this, another source from the cricket fraternity unveiled that there are some reasons that roped in clashes between Indian players and Kumble . He's taken a decision to step out. "And we all respect him totally". Although they are quite a way out in front in the test rankings, they're still going to struggle in places like Australia and England because they shrivel at the first sign of adversity. Read More

Jazz send pick and forward Trey Lyles to Denver

Jazz send pick and forward Trey Lyles to Denver

Mitchell led the ACC in steals (70, 2.0 per game, 23rd in the nation) and paced the Cardinals in scoring (15.6 points per game), 3-point field goals (80), and minutes played (32.3 per game). With the trade yet to be made official by the NBA , Denver made the Mitchell selection on behalf of the Jazz. Mitchell's perceived weakness before the draft was his shooting, but Greer quoted Mitchell, in another draft piece , saying he felt his shot was improving and that teams he worked out for ... Read More

Nashville reveals details for Stanley Cup watch parties

Nashville reveals details for Stanley Cup watch parties

Maybe, but Nashville appeared a step quicker in its home building, pouring in nine goals and handing Penguins goalie Matt Murray the first back-to-back playoff losses of his young career. In particular, the Penguins need more from Kessel, who had 10 goals and 12 assists over 24 games in the Penguins' run to the Cup in 2016 and who had seven goals and 12 assists through the first three rounds of these playoffs. Read More

Canelo: GGG pretty much one dimensional

Canelo: GGG pretty much one dimensional

BoxNation has secured the exclusive UK Pay-per-view broadcast rights for the most eagerly-anticipated fight in generations between two-division World Champion Canelo Alvarez and IBF, WBA and WBC Middleweight World Champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin . Read More

Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft

Wednesday, June 21 Deadline for the Expansion Club to simultaneously submit its Expansion Draft Selections to Central Registry and the NHLPA (10 a.m. Friday, June 16: Deadline for a player to waive his no movement clause for the purposes of being exposed in the Expansion Draft. Stepan signed a six-year, $39 million contract with the Rangers in 2015. Read More

Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to answer questions from the press at the Confederations Cup amid reports he wants to leave Real Madrid . Portugal coach Fernando Santos said it was not the performance he expected from his team. He skipped the post-match press conference which he was supposed to attend as the man of the match. The teams went into halftime tied 1-1. The superstar marched down the left and played a brilliant ball across the box to Ricardo Quaresma for the lead. Read More

Carlos Gonzalez dropped to fifth in Rockies' lineup on Monday

Carlos Gonzalez dropped to fifth in Rockies' lineup on Monday

Rockies RHP Tyler Chatwood (6-7, 4.37 ERA) starts Tuesday night against RHP Gerrit Cole (3-6, 4.83). He pitched in three games in the minors, and lasted six innings in his most recent outing in Triple-A. The Astros got an RBI single by Alex Bregman in the fifth, but a run-scoring double by Adrian Beltre gave the Rangers some insurance in the sixth inning. Read More

Jerry West leaving Warriors to join Clippers

Jerry West leaving Warriors to join Clippers

Before agreeing to join the Clippers , West had reportedly considered the possibility of returning to the Lakers in an advisory role after Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka took over the reins of the Purple & Gold. West later spent a five-year stint as general manager of the Memphis Grizzlies , credited with a turnaround in that team's performance. I don't feel old, I feel really competitive. Read More

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

The 20-year-old may have been unseeded going into the tournament, but her ranking will fly up afterwards from No. 47 to just outside the top 10 at No. Halep doesn't believe she did much wrong on court and neither does her coach, Cahill. "She was on an excursion with her father at Roland Garros and she said, "Maybe one time I will become a champion here"," she added. Read More

Artemis Racing reaches America's Cup challenger finals

Artemis had been down 3-1 before winning three races Thursday to reach match point. The victor will challenge holders Oracle Team USA for the oldest trophy in global sport in the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Match starting on June 17. "When we got back to the dock today to see the whole team there celebrating moving into the next round, that's when you realize it is a huge team effort and a massive family effort involved as well". Read More

The Baseline Player of the Week: Jelena Ostapenko

The Baseline Player of the Week: Jelena Ostapenko

But she'd never won a WTA title, let alone a grand slam . She emulated the great Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten by claiming her first title of any kind on the hallowed Parisian clay courts. "If I am having a really good day and I'm hitting really well, I think anything is possible", she said. So what if Ostapenko wound up dropping that set, then facing big deficits in the second and third? Former No 1 Caroline Wozniacki moves up to seventh, her highest placing since September 2015, courtesy ... Read More

Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey

Jutanugarn takes No. 1 spot; Creamer, Kim lead in New Jersey

She said she had been "pretty nervous" through much of the round due to the testing breeze and also because her threesome was being timed for slow play for several holes. "It's hang in there today, and then tomorrow [this morning, Thai time] if I have a solid day it would be good for me". "I really prepared for this summer and I really didn't expect it right away but I knew my game was better than past year, so that's really all I could ask for", she said in a greenside interview, a broad ... Read More

With time running out, Florida Legislature remains split

With time running out, Florida Legislature remains split

Last-minute scurrying between House and Senate Republican leaders has apparently resulted in a deal regarding the dispensary limits, according to Bradley. Morgan says a ban on smoking is not what voters wanted when they approved amendment 2 and he's not surprised at all the issue is being discussed during a special session. Read More

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

Great Britain's Land Rover BAR have been chosen by Team New Zealand as their opponents in the challenger semi-finals at the America's Cup in Bermuda. "We're up for the challenge and excited to do that". "This is how it is sometimes in sailing - here in Bermuda we have been spoilt for action so far, and today was just one of those days". Read More

Cavs ignore last year's comeback after another 0-2 hole

Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors will be looking to take a commanding 3-0 series lead after flexing their muscle in Game 2. The game marked the return of Warriors coach Steve Kerr , who was sidelined earlier in April by persistent back pain following several surgeries. Read More

Thad Matta: Ohio State and coach splitting up after 13 seasons

Thad Matta: Ohio State and coach splitting up after 13 seasons

He won five Big Ten regular-season titles and four Big Ten tournament titles. Matta inherited a program facing a one-year postseason ban and put together a 20-12 season. But in recent years, Ohio State has fallen from the Big Ten elite. "We weren't winning the battles in recruiting that I thought we might have a chance to win, as he did", Smith said. Read More

Red-faced Basilashvili has no advice for Nadal opponents

Red-faced Basilashvili has no advice for Nadal opponents

Trouble brewed when facing break points with a healthy lead, though, with the umpire handing him a warning - something that bemused the Serb. The biggest cheer of the match came when Basilashvili , a little-known 25-year-old ranked 63, finally won a game at 6-0 5-0. Read More

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

He surrendered his No. 1 ranking to Andy Murray , admitting to a loss of motivation and "private" issues that he hasn't elaborated on. Agassi, who started working with Djokovic five days ago after the Serb sacked his coaching team, will be at Roland Garros only until the end of this week. Read More

Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

It was the third goal by the Penguins in seven shots on Rinne, who began the Cup Final with a sparkling.941 save percentage, and it should have inspired them. "I can't remember facing that kind of game before". But here they are after their 5-3 win on Monday night sitting just three wins away from winning the Stanley Cup for the second year in a row. Read More

Champions League final: Cristiano Ronaldo reveals Juventus

Champions League final: Cristiano Ronaldo reveals Juventus "weak spot"

When Zinedine Zidane was appointed Real Madrid manager on January 4 past year, the task before him was simple. Ceballos has a € 15 million release clause included in his contract with Betis and is reportedly willing to leave Betis for a bigger club. Read More

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader

By winning the Eastern Conference Championship with a 135-102 Game 5 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden Thursday night, the Cavaliers earned the right to face the Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors for the National Basketball Association title for third straight season. Read More

Draymond Green not bored by another Cavs-Dubs Finals matchup

The fan repeated the line about just 11 points.The Boston Celtics rallied back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter on Sunday to beat Cleveland Cavaliers , and they did it without Isaiah Thomas .Injured Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas was in attendance Thursday night and gathered with his teammates in a huddle before they took the court for pregame warmups.Since the was played in Cleveland , Cavs fans were understandably shocked and a little upset."You let a team grab ... Read More