• Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz
Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz

Before moving on, here are a few takeaways from a the decisive Game 4 between the Warriors and Jazz . Through eight games this postseason they have done enough fantastic work on defense for that component of their game to get its overdue props.

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  • Real reserves thrash Granada, Barca's 'MSN' hit 100 mark
Real reserves thrash Granada, Barca's 'MSN' hit 100 mark

They all scored against Villarreal , a club with an atrocious record against Barca in the last decade, but Villareal do now have the second best defence in Spain and were level after 32 minutes thanks to a breakaway when Cedric Bakambu ran onto a handsome pass from Roberto Soldado within his own half which split Barca's high defensive line.

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  • Dana White said McGregor-Mayweather lost September date to Canelo-GGG
Dana White said McGregor-Mayweather lost September date to Canelo-GGG

Forget about that. Mayweather's better than that. Why should he accept less to fight what could potentially be a hard, risky fight that could spoil his flawless record and his argument about being "The Best Ever?" His counter-punching was handsome on the few occasions when Chavez attempted to get off.

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  • Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues
Preds reach 1st Western final in team history, ousting Blues

Louis Blues in Game 6 of a second-round NHL hockey playoff series Sunday, May 7, 2017 , in Nashville , Tenn. But those were outnumbered by toe stops and timely grabs with his leather. Not that his replacement, Jonathan Bernier , fared any better. The Predators won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. I had three unfortunate weeks and I thought I playe...

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  • Canelo vs. GGG odds: Gennady Golovkin an early favorite in the superfight
Canelo vs. GGG odds: Gennady Golovkin an early favorite in the superfight

Golovkin concluded by wishing Alvarez good luck, while Alvarez retorted by stating that good luck is for the mediocre. Instead the two traded barbs, getting a jump-start on the promotion for their fall mega-fight, and the arena was showered with confetti.

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  • Cardinals place Piscotty on DL with hamstring injury
Cardinals place Piscotty on DL with hamstring injury

Piscotty strained the hamstring after crossing first base on his grounder to third base that ended the second. Cardinals centre fielder Dexter Fowler left the game with a strained right shoulder, leaving the team in need of outfield depth.

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  • Puel expects Liverpool target Van Dijk to stay at Southampton
Puel expects Liverpool target Van Dijk to stay at Southampton

It looks as though Jurgen Klopp will have to start looking elsewhere for his big money defensive summer signing during the upcoming transfer window. Southampton manager Claude Puel has said that captain Virgil van Dijk will be playing for the club next season.

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  • Roberts shines for Celtic
Roberts shines for Celtic

Patrick Roberts, Dedryck Boyata and Callum McGregor were all on the scoresheet in the second half, overpowering Tommy Wright's side, who had equalised through Steven MacLean. I've always given young players an opportunity. Once I got changed, I went straight in and got the deal signed. I think that's important. " That's where the pressure is goin...

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  • After drafting 2 safeties, Jets cut vet Gilchrist
After drafting 2 safeties, Jets cut vet Gilchrist

Gilchrist started 29 games the past two seasons for the Jets. He was part of a secondary overhaul that included the additions of cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie . NY selected LSU's Jamal Adams with the sixth overall pick and Florida's Marcus Maye in the second round of the draft. He's not part of their long-term plans becau...

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  • Sore ankle keeps Raptors G Lowry out of starting lineup
Sore ankle keeps Raptors G Lowry out of starting lineup

Making a Game 3 prediction that includes a Raptors' victory wouldn't be based on much logic, and Toronto will be lucky to steal a win before they are eliminated from contention. The Cavaliers' turnover rate has dropped to 12.2, affording Lue more offensive possessions to work with. It was a similar story in Game 1, with James instructing point ...

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  • No injuries after wild 16-car Talladega Cup wreck
No injuries after wild 16-car Talladega Cup wreck

Fortunately, the wreck wasn't especially violent, though the cars continued to speed along after they coagulated down the straightaway. "So I'm not a big fan of this place". "He still has a few of his Coors cars in the shop, and I always think it's pretty neat to look at them and see how they were built, what they put into them and just how simple ...

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  • Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2
Capitals replace Holtby in goal for 3rd period of Game 2

He was asked if the third period of Game 1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins represented another moment when the Capitals were left wondering: What else can we do? The Washington Capitals face an uphill battle after suffering another defeat to reigning NHL Stanley Cup champions the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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  • Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead
Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead

Warriors F Andre Iguodala played in his 100th career playoff game. 22 points, 11 possessions, six minutes. If you're the Jazz, what do you do? Clearly, the sixth-year small forward understands if the Jazz are to have any chance of a comeback in this series, he has to force the action individually and play more like he did against the Los Ang...

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  • Blackburn Rovers relegated to League One for first time in 37 years
Blackburn Rovers relegated to League One for first time in 37 years

Newcastle had started the day one point behind leaders Brighton . Wins for another historic club, two-time European champions Nottingham Forest - 3-0 over Ipswich - and Chinese-owned Birmingham City, who beat Bristol City 1-0, condemned Rovers.

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  • Tyson: Floyd, McGregor boxing would be 'garbage'
Tyson: Floyd, McGregor boxing would be 'garbage'

White did reinforce a point to Yahoo Sports on Thursday that Diaz made repeatedly to Helwani during their interview on Wednesday. "The only reason I was gonna do it was cause the money was nice, you know, the money, everything that comes with it, the notoriety and everything".

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  • Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5
Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5

So, that next sparkplug, that next guy, that next instigator is the guy. At Norman Powell's Toronto condominium, a concierge named Tony likes to pass along favorable media coverage to the building's celebrity tenant. The Raptors jumped on the Bucks early, took a 58-47 half-time lead and were up 90-73 at the end of the third quarter. Toront...

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  • I 'won't let mum watch me' fight Klitschko, says Joshua
I 'won't let mum watch me' fight Klitschko, says Joshua

My old man will be there but I don't really let my mum come to my fights. Joshua, 27, believes the Ukrainian will not be so reserved and lacking in ambition as he was when he met his fellow Briton Fury in Germany. "AJ talks about having 10 years left in boxing, so part of me doesn't want to rush, but we're rushing into the Klitschko fight". "W...

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  • Manchester United still in race for top four, says Jesse Lingard
Manchester United still in race for top four, says Jesse Lingard

In the last match at Old Trafford, we shook hands before and after. The likes of Phil Jones, Chris Smalling , Juan Mata and Wayne Rooney came into the side for the visitors, with the latter guilty of missing a great first-half chance.

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  • 143rd Running Of The Kentucky Derby
143rd Running Of The Kentucky Derby

But this is the Derby, the event on everyone's bucket list. The victory gave the long-time team of trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez each their second victory in the Run for the Roses and their first together. Despite chasing a quick early pace, Always Dreaming was still full of run. After six furlongs went in a strong 1:11.12 I...

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  • Tillman makes season debut as Orioles host White Sox
Tillman makes season debut as Orioles host White Sox

This will be Tillman's first start of the season, as he's coming off of a shoulder injury. Quintana has been really solid in his last two starts. "It was a real testament to his pitchability, searching for something he could survive with early, where he could get in step a little bit", manager Buck Showalter said.

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