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Dubs-Rockets was ‘actually the NBA Finals,’ Bayless says – NBCSports.com

Dubs-Rockets was ‘actually the NBA Finals,’ Bayless says – NBCSports.com

Programming note: Watch the NBA Finals pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday at 4 p.m., streaming live on the MyTeams app. The Warriors wanted Patrick McCaw to be a part of their present and future. But he had other plans. Back in late December, the guard got his wish -- to leave Golden State -- when the Dubs declined…
BenFred: Blues can do this, and beating Boston would make Stanley Cup even sweeter – STLtoday.com

BenFred: Blues can do this, and beating Boston would make Stanley Cup even sweeter...

BOSTONDriving southbound toward downtown on Interstate 93, the reminder hits your windshield like a bug.There’s the city skyline. There’s the Zakim Bridge. And then, splat, there is the blaring billboard that makes any sports fan not from here want to politely ask his or her Uber driver to launch the car into the Charles River.…
Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 mln – Middle East Monitor

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 mln – Middle East...

Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi’s billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million), the Sun and Reuters reported late on Sunday.The contracts between Ashley and Sheikh Khaled have been signed and submitted to the Premier League, according to the report.Ashley, who bought a controlling…
‘Handling pressure will be key for Sri Lanka’ – Angelo Mathews – International Cricket Council

‘Handling pressure will be key for Sri Lanka’ – Angelo Mathews – International Cricket...

Angelo Mathews, the former Sri Lanka captain, believes that overcoming pressure situations will be his team’s biggest challenge at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. Sri Lanka, the 1996 World Cup champions and two-time runners-up, come into the tournament as the No.9 ranked ODI side. They have won only six of the 22 one-day…
Manchester United 1999 team bashes Bayern Munich Legends 5-0 in Treble reunion – Bavarian Football Works

Manchester United 1999 team bashes Bayern Munich Legends 5-0 in Treble reunion – Bavarian...

Sir Alex Ferguson returned to the dugout of the “Theatre of Dreams” for the first time since he underwent surgery after suffering a brain hemorrhage last May. The 1999 Treble-winning side played against Bavarian legends from different eras in a game that, to the home fans’ delight, resulted in a comfortable 5-0 victory for the…
Despite Indianapolis 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing hero – ESPN

Despite Indianapolis 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing hero – ESPN

7:31 AM PHTRyan McGeeESPN Senior Writer CloseSenior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com 2-time Sports Emmy winner 2010, 2014 NMPA Writer of the Year SPEEDWAY, Ind. -- Alexander Rossi exited his car like an animal being released from its cage.For nearly three hours in unexpectedly steamy conditions Sunday, the racer had thrashed his way…
Why Rangers manager Chris Woodward says the bullpen’s collapse vs. the Angels falls on him – Dallas News

Why Rangers manager Chris Woodward says the bullpen’s collapse vs. the Angels falls on...

Smiley N. Pool/Staff Photographer Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward looks on with pitching coach Julio Rangel (left) and first base coach Hector Ortiz after pitcher Adrian Sampson was called for a balk during the fifth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Globe Life Park on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Arlington. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas…
‘Futility player’ Ron Gardenhire returns to roots of playing days with Mets – Detroit Free Press

‘Futility player’ Ron Gardenhire returns to roots of playing days with Mets – Detroit...

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow Captions In five seasons, Gardenhire — who often cracks fun at his playing career by calling himself a “futility player” — hit .232 with four home runs in 285 games.“What was I like?” he said. “When I was healthy, I was a very aggressive type of guy.”[ Sign up for our new Detroit Tigers…
Replay: Nebraska faces Ohio State in the Big Ten baseball tournament title game – Omaha World-Herald

Replay: Nebraska faces Ohio State in the Big Ten baseball tournament title game –...

The 2019 Big Ten baseball tournament is being held at Omaha's TD Ameritrade Park. The 2019 Big Ten baseball tournament is being held at Omaha's TD Ameritrade Park. CHRIS MACHIAN/THE WORLD-HERALD This is where you can follow live coverage of Nebraska in the Big Ten baseball tournament.The No. 5 seed Huskers are scheduled to play…
Diamondbacks 6, Giants 2: A Potentially Costly Sweep – AZ Snake Pit

Diamondbacks 6, Giants 2: A Potentially Costly Sweep – AZ Snake Pit

After two ridiculous games of massive run production and acceptable pitching by the Diamondbacks, I think we were all looking forward to the three-peat and a series sweep. And sure enough, we started off in that vein, drawing first blood with one out in the top of the first, thanks to a Ketel Marte bomb…