Irving steps up to carry Cavs

James finished the Celtics off by scoring 15 points in the final 12 minutes but it was Irving, who hit the biggest 3-pointer in franchise history last June, that pushed the Cavs within a win of a third straight conference title and trip to the NBA Finals .

Skipper Kohli wants to overcome England 'challenge' for personal satisfaction

Talking about the experienced duo of MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh , Kohli said that their performances will boost the team. "I am very excited to be playing as captain in my first major ICC competition", he said. Ashwin has taken 99 wickets in the past 12 months. "With them it's all about attack throughout the 50 overs, which I think is quite exciting for the fans to see as well and for the opposition it's quite challenging also because you need to be on top of your game throughout to ...

Jose Mourinho relishes Manchester Uniteds pragmatic victory

This is just football but what happened two day ago was terrible. We want peace in the world and respect. Manchester United played an emotional game in Stockholm to achieve the goal set by their new manager. "I agree with the UEFA decision to play the match". "I don't know. Honestly, I don't know", he said . "He made an wonderful impact this season and I am so pleased that in his awesome career he finally gets a European trophy".

Sydney FC 0 Liverpool 3: Gerrard and Carragher return in Reds cruise

There is an exciting summer ahead for Liverpool fans as the club can now offer Champions League football as well as working under a highly regarded European manager. Liverpool made it 2-0 in the 18th minute with the pick of the bunch as Firmino picked out Moreno's run with a delightful chipped ball forward before the full-back took a touch and flicked an improvised outside-of-the-foot volley past the keeper.

Cavaliers defeat Celtics 112-99 to take 3-1 lead

Cleveland Cavaliers move one win away from the NBA Finals with a 112-99 win over Boston Celtics to lead the Eastern Finals 3-1. Kevin Love added 17 points and a career playoff-high 17 rebounds Tuesday. In fact, the Celtics never had the lead in any of the three games in Boston . SAN ANTONIO - Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, ...

Celtics vs. Cavaliers: Takeaways from Boston's Game 3 win

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) drives against Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley (0) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland . "We have to be a lot better, for sure". "You let a team like that grab momentum you nearly knew a shot like that was going in". The 21-point comeback is the largest one surrendered by James in his playoff career.