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Irving lead Cavs comeback against Celtics

With a three-point basket in the 3rd quarter, LeBron James passed his hero, Michael Jordan , to become the NBA's all-time leader in playoff points scored. He played just 18 minutes in Game 2 while playing through the lingering pain. James will appear in his seventh consecutive Finals as he seeks his fourth title.



2nd ODI as Eoin Morgan's side lead series 1-0

Ben Stokes was passed fit to take his place for England in Saturday's second one-day global against South Africa in Southampton after suffering a knee injury in the series opener. "We're managing it really well". "But England put you under a lot of pressure, and you have got to make sure you are on top of your game and transfer the pressure back on to them".


Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

The only Diamond League meeting in the USA produced five other 2017 leading performances. Canada's 2015 world champion Shawn Barber, who flopped in Rio with a 10th place finish, is also in the field. "I'm going to go out there and see where I'm at". British distance running king Mo Farah and USA golden girl Allyson Felix headline a star-studded field as the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic gets under way in Eugene today with the World Championships looming on the horizon.



Not much drama, but plenty of conspiracy theories in playoffs

With 40 more points, James could also become the first player in National Basketball Association history to score 6,000 points in the playoffs. The Cavaliers hold a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference Finals heading into Tuesday's Game 4.



Donaldson, Tulowitzki activated, back in Blue Jays' lineup

That was certainly the case on Saturday afternoon, when a single errant pitch from Darvish allowed the Toronto Blue Jays to top the Texas Rangers 3-1 at Rogers Centre for their fifth consecutive victory. "You've gotta keep an eye on it, but baseball's a long, gruelling schedule and they need to be out there", Gibbons said. Travis went 3 for 4, extending his hitting streak to 10 games.


Minnesota Twins: Jose Berrios with 11 Strikeouts in Second Start

Minnesota Twins: Jose Berrios with 11 Strikeouts in Second Start

That home run was also only the second allowed by Freeland in eight starts and the first since his second start of the year-a span of 36 innings without a homer. Before giving up three earned in six innings in his last start, he had only allowed three earned over his previous four starts. Between the two starts, Chatwood has walked nine and struck out 10 in his last 9 ⁄3 innings of work, neither of which is consistent with his performance in his career overall.