LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

Stations Casino opened odds on a Cavs-Warriors Finals on Wednesday at Golden State -220/Cleveland 180, with $10,000 limits. After routinely discussing the Warriors during the 2015-16 season after losing to them in the 2015 Finals, the Warriors were not a common topic around the team over the past several months.

Penguins vs. Predators: Game 1 prediction

Penguins vs. Predators: Game 1 prediction

At the same time, Pittsburgh's possession numbers declined late in the year and injuries , especially on the blueline, have made it hard to recover an aspect of the game that was a decided advantage for last year's champs. He has the ability to steal games and he put that on display many times throughout the season. He's allowed just 28 goals through three series, which is good for a 1.70 goals against average.

Underdog Cleveland Cavaliers insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

You can understand that on paper, given Golden State's acquisition of Kevin Durant this offseason, but Kevin Love isn't buying it. "I've been very blessed the last few years to be a part of this league and play on the big stage", said Cleveland star LeBron James , who has now reached the Finals for the eighth time - including each of the last seven years.

Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

This proved crucial when he eventually pitted, as the German returned to the track ahead of Raikkonen. Everyone started on ultrasofts bar the Saubers who opted for supersofts. He was improving when Vandoorne crashed into the barrier, and brought out yellow flags. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) +15.801s 8. The decision to overcut Vettel further cements his number one status in the team and is the latest indicator that Ferrari is keen to back its leading driver all the way to the 2017 title.

Brendan Rodgers targets European progress after Celtic's domestic treble

Brendan Rodgers targets European progress after Celtic's domestic treble

Brendan Rodgers says winning the treble with Celtic is an "incredible feeling" after they beat Aberdeen 2-1 in the Scottish Cup final. Jock Stein (1967-68), Tommy Burns (1995-96), Martin O'Neill (2001-02) and Neil Lennon (2013-14) all came agonisingly close to unbeaten league seasons with Celtic , each losing just one league game.

Wenger collects 7th FA Cup trophy

And it might just be enough to stem the tide of protests against Wenger, as the record 13-time FA Cup victor is yet to announce a new contract for the 67-year-old Frenchman for next season. "I'm just blessed for this opportunity", Mertesacker said. It was maybe one per cent. Ninety-nine per cent of our fans are absolutely fantastic. And for me to decide, am I the right man to lead this club further? Indeed, an injury to Gabriel, red card for Laurent Koscielny and illness for Shkodran ...