Warriors and Spurs to open West Finals on Sunday

Forward Kawhi Leonard is "expected" to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals of the National Basketball Association between the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors on Sunday night. But the Spurs will be without starting point guard Tony Parker, who is out for the season after tearing his quad in the Rockets series. The San Antonio Spurs, on the other side of the ball, just need a single win now.

Record defeat leaves Rangers striker Kenny Miller 'ashamed'

Goalkeeper has been one of the best performers for Rangers this season. Walker told Sky Sports : "Brendan Rodgers coming in and going the league season unbeaten, that would be remarkable". "You need to judge me all the time". Rangers , needless to say, will be desperate to stop them. "But Celtic are the prime example of the difference a few better quality players can make, and a few of the ones already there being rejuvenated".

Simona Halep beats Kristina Mladenovic to retain Madrid Open title

However, Mladenovic exhausted in the decider as Halep took control to win her 15th career title. But she lost to Lesia Tsurenko in the final of the International-level event in Acapulco and to Laura Siegemund last month at the premier-level Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

San Antonio book date with Golden State in the West

But even without a gimpy Leonard, who was averaging 24 points and 10 rebounds in the series, the Spurs were relentless while receiving contributions from everyone. "Once he got it going, we tried to keep going back to him", Patty Mills said of Game 6. I know I said it wasn't just about the next man up mentality this team has, but that's still a pretty big reason for their victory.

Jim Adduci: Tigers place Adduci (oblique) on 10-day DL

Jim Adduci: Tigers place Adduci (oblique) on 10-day DL

Martinez has been out all season with a Lisfranc sprain in his right foot. He's posted an OPS over.875 each of the last three seasons. At long last, J.D. He had missing five games with a hamstring issue. It's also worth noting that the play of both Martinez and the Tigers will be worth monitoring as trade season approaches.

Spurs roll over Rockets to advance with game 6 win

First off, you have to credit the Spurs' defense for cutting off the Rockets' greatest sources of offense: fast break points and "open" and "wide open" threes (as defined by The San Antonio Spurs beat the Houston Rockets in extremely impressive fashion on Thursday night (114-75) to advance to the Western Conference Finals.