AJ Neuharth-Keusch USA TODAY Sports Published 6:10 p.m. UTC May 28, 2018 LeBron James just punched his ticket to the NBA Finals. Again. For the eighth consecutive year. It wasn't pretty, but James and the Cleveland Cavaliers did just enough to put an end to the Boston Celtics' miraculous run, winning Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals 87-79 on Sunday night at TD Garden. James finished with 35 points, 15 rebounds, nine assists and two blocks, setting his Cleveland Cavaliers up for a date with either the Golden State Warriors or Houston Rockets, who play Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday night. Some of the game's top moments are below. 1. The Rookie vs. The King Jayson Tatum, a 20-year-old rookie who finished with a team-high 24 points, threw down a one-handed slam over one of the greatest players of all-time in the fourth quarter of the biggest game of his career. And then taunted him. Put this clip in the Boston sports hall of … [Read more...] about LeBron James, Cavaliers advance to NBA Finals: Must-see moments from Game 7 win
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The Warriors were down by 11 at half-time of their deciding match-up at Toyota Center after what Steve Kerr described as one of the “worst quarters” of basketball he had ever seen from his team in the first 12 minutes.But the defending NBA champions came out big in the third quarter - as they have through much of the Western Conference Finals - by outscoring Houston 33-15.The Rockets missed all 14 of their three-point attempts in the third amid a run of 27 successive wayward shots from range.That helped put the Warriors into a position of command which they never looked like surrendering, going on to claim a 101-92 win on the road.That sets up them to face LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for a fourth straight year, starting Friday (2am UK time) at Oracle Arena.And the secret to doing so was keeping concentrated, believes their two-time MVP.Speaking to NBA on TNT afterwards, All-Star point guard Curry said: “Not a lot, actually. It was a … [Read more...] about NBA Playoffs: Warriors guard Steph Curry reveals secret to Game 7 Rockets comeback
The Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball atmosphere on Wednesday after the franchise secured its first World Series win in its 55-year history. The Texas team soared past the Los Angeles Dodgers to win 5-1 in Game 7 of the showdown, ending the key annual event involving baseball teams from Canada and the US. Astros center fielder George Springer was named the Most Valuable Player of the World Series. He became the first player ever to hit five home runs in the World Series, the last of which came in the second inning and set the pace for the rest of the game. "We're coming home a champion, Houston," said Springer after accepting the award named after the legendary center fielder Willie Mays. The win was a welcome spot of joy for the Texas city, which is still reeling from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey in August. "We did this for them," Astros second baseman Jose Altuve said of the team's fans in Houston. 'It's supposed to hurt' The Dodgers … [Read more...] about Houston Astros win their first-ever championship in baseball’s World Series
This year has already been incredible for gaming - but it's going to get even better.There are loads of amazing games coming out in the next few months - on Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.We pick out the ones you should be most excited about.Interestingly, despite the Xbox One X on the horizon, it seems the PS4 is the way to go if you're after the best exclusives.Let's kick off. Hellblade: Senua’s SacrificePlatform(s): PS4, PCRelease date: Out nowIt's been three years in the making but, boy, does it look worth the wait.Cambridge-based Ninja Theory – behind award-winning games such as DmC: Devil May Cry, Enslaved: Odyssey to The West and Heavenly Sword – are back with another hack and slash game.Only this time, it's far more dark and scary.You play Senua as she embarks on a quest through hellish psychotic manifestations of her reality and mind.Combat is fast and furious, while there's enough blood to refloat the Titanic.To make it even more … [Read more...] about 28 absolutely incredible games are coming your way very, very soon
HAZEL Irvine is part of the BBC team for the Commonwealth Games, and has been a sports broadcaster for over 30 years. But, what else do we know about the secretive star... and how old is she? All about Hazel Irvine Hazel was born in Scotland on 24 May 1965 - that makes her 52. She began her broadcasting career in radio, but ended up in TV in 1988 when she began working for Scottish Television in 1988 as a continuity announcer. She later become a sports reporter/presenter. In 1997, she became the youngest-ever presenter of Grandstand aged 32. Hazel has said: "I started off working for Radio Clyde. I did all sorts of general production for them for 10 or 11 months. Part of the remit was doing all the technical side for the football matches." Is she married? Hazel married her long term partner at a private ceremony in Scotland in 2008. The couple live in London with their daughter. However, Hazel is known to keep her private life private - and not even her colleagues knew about her … [Read more...] about How old is Hazel Irvine, is Commonwealth Games 2018 BBC presenter married, and what TV shows has she presented?