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Cavs send Celtics to record loss with 130-86 beatdown

The Cavaliers maintained their deadly form, while the woes pile up for the Celtics with the early exit of main man Isaiah Thomas due to a right hip strain. But he did assist on six of his team's 11 baskets in the half. For the game Boston shot just 37 percent (32 of 86) from the field and 29 percent (8 of 27) from beyond the arc.


Bayern Munich induct retiring Lahm into Hall of Fame

Bayern Munich induct retiring Lahm into Hall of Fame

Freiburg still had a top-five finish up for grabs and missed good chances through Mike Frantz, Janik Haberer and Nils Petersen before Vidal struck 17 minutes from time. I had to get used to lots of different positions. He won 16 major titles. "I'm very satisfied to close my time as footballer", the cultured midfielder told reporters.


#RWC2019: Springboks to face All Blacks in pool stages

#RWC2019: Springboks to face All Blacks in pool stages

They then beat Scotland and Argentina in the playoffs before succumbing 34-17 to the All Blacks in the first-ever trans-Tasman World Cup final. The Rugby World Cup draw took place in Kyoto today, as the 12 teams that have already qualified learned who their pool opponents would be when the tournament kicks off on September 20, 2019.


Always Dreaming shows his pre-Derby edge

Always Dreaming shows his pre-Derby edge

Royal Mo's belated involvement in the US Triple Crown series was at an end on Sunday when the colt suffered a sesamoid fracture during his final gallop for next weekend's Preakness Stakes. Jockey Julien Leparoux said he was lucky to remain upright, and trainer Mark Casse said his horse never had a real chance to catch Always Dreaming after that.



Hip injury sidelines Celtics' Isaiah Thomas for rest of playoffs

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) reacts during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in game two of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. Thomas was just 7-for-25 in his two games against Cleveland . Thomas has been ruled out after re-aggravating a lingering hip injury in Friday night's blowout loss to the Cavaliers.



Celtics'sThomas out for rest of playoffs wit hip injury

There's no complacency for us now. When we went back to the locker room, our training staff and doctors got with him. We don't care. I'll be honest, I don't know if it's a motivating factor for him. "It's a blow", teammate and backcourt mate Avery Bradley said after Thomas sat out the second half of Game 2 Friday at TD Garden. Thomas only was on the court for half of it, sitting out the final 24 minutes with a right hip strain that he sustained during the first half.