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Paul Pierce compares Kevin Durant joining Warriors to making friends with bullies

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I'm not a guy who goes into the neighborhood, gets beat up by the bully's gang and now I want to join your gang. Less than a decade after his old Boston Celtics squad won the National Basketball Association title following the acquisitions of Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett , Rivers is now speaking out against Kevin Durant's decision to join the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Guptill scores century in warm-up win

Bowling to Martin Guptill is tough at the best of times. Former Sri Lanka skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan believes Asian countries will have to play out of their skins to win the Champions Trophy , beginning Thursday in England and Wales. Read More »

Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record, becomes fastest to 7000 ODI runs

Out-of-form opener Jason Roy opened his account in the first over with a four clipped past midwicket off Rabada only to fall to the next delivery, a good one which moved down the slope and took the defensive edge to slip. Jonny Bairstow's fine 50 helped England recover to 153 all out. But JP Duminy (28 not out) and AB de Villiers (27 not out) saw their side through to victory with 20.1 overs to spare. Read More »

LeBron James soaring into 7th straight NBA Finals

Oddsmakers have the Warriors favored to dethrone Cleveland as the Cavaliers did to them a year ago, but the snub gives the Cavs something else to prove. Golden State, which boasted the NBA's top scoring squad this season, is off to a record 12-0 playoff start with an average win margin of 16.3 points. Read More »

Austin Dillon Earns 1st-Ever Cup Win at NASCAR at Charlotte 2017

I was just really focused on those last laps. "Real hard work and the guys did a really good job". "That's pretty cool", Dillon said. "We're in the chase, baby". Bad weather caused the lengthy stoppage on lap 143. Truex, who led 392 of 400 laps previous year, led 108 of the first 200 laps, which included a 1-hour, 40-minute rain delay. Read More »

England v Bangladesh: Champions Trophy 2017

There might never be a better chance for the country's one-day side to get the monkey off their back and finally win an global 50-over tournament . They are the two most improved ODI sides in world cricket , and in many ways, it's apt that they will kick-start the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with their Group A clash at The Oval . Read More »

Valley fans travel to Pittsburgh to cheer on Penguins

Rinne appeared porous on Guentzel's tying goal, then kicked out a fat rebound directly to the rookie for his second of the night. In the third period of Game 2 , the Preds' hope turned into dread in an instant - or, to be precise, in 10 seconds, which is how long it took Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel to score the go-ahead goal. Read More »

Iheanacho stars as City whitewash Watford

Guardiola ended his first season in English football without any silverware, with City finishing third in the Premier League . Aguero's second of the game made him the fifth player to score 20 times in three consecutive Premier League seasons after Alan Shearer, Thierry Henry, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Harry Kane. Read More »

Anderson's no-hit bid ended by Ahmed in the eighth inning

Anderson is 1-0 with a 3.27 ERA and 10 strikeouts in his career against the Diamondbacks . Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Chase Anderson (57) is doused by Orlando Arcia, right, at the end of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks , Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Milwaukee . Read More »

No. 1 Kerber upset in first round of French Open

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Parisian boys and girls will get the chance to see some of the game biggest stars this year, with Rafael Nadal later scheduled to resume his quest for a 10th title in Paris against Robin Haase. She won 78 percent of her first serve points.Based on Kvitova's detailed description of her assailant, who posed as a worker checking a utility meter, authorities were able to circulate a drawing within days of the attack in her apartment in Prostejov . Read More »

Sandoval, Pomeranz pace Red Sox victory

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Chase Utley had three hits for the Dodgers. Manager John Farrell said the ballpark "played extremely small". The reigning AL Cy Young Award victor has had trouble making good pitches for extended innings this season. That has changed over the past two starts as Pomeranz threw cutters 13 percent of the time Wednesday night, and that third pitch, along with occasionally mixing in his changeup, has given him an increased ability to keep hitters off balance. Read More »

Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

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The dashcam video shows an unsteady Tiger Woods struggling to execute field sobriety tests early Monday morning in Jupiter . One of the reports said Woods had to be awakened and that his speech was slow and slurred but that he was "cooperative". Read More »

Steve Kerr Could Return To Coach Warriors In NBA Finals

All great quarterbacks. You know, and it should be the same for us. "They are a great team". "It's pretty intense", Warriors center Zaza Pachulia said. Golden State has been so dominant, it hasn't been an issue. "Both teams are better than last year's teams". Why do I suddenly want to argue with somebody over a beer about this? Now they meet for a rubber-match Finals. Read More »

Individuals can win games but team work can win titles: Rohit

The victory was sealed with the final ball of the game, bowled by former Australia global Mitchell Johnson , when Pune could only get two runs when they required four for the win. After Zampa, another Australian Daniel Christian (2/34) removed all-rounder Hardik Pandya (10) in the second ball of the 14th over. However, it was because of Krunal's late hitting (three fours and two sixes ) that they managed to reach close to 130 after being reduced to 79 for 7. Read More »

Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by 1 stroke

That came right after Rahm's 10-foot birdie chance skirted just to the left of the hole. "That was big for me after missing the last two cuts". "I have a chance for a low one tomorrow", Spieth said. He's your new clubhouse leader. Henrik Stenson (68), Hideto Tanihara (68), and Nicolas Colsaerts (65) finished another shot behind. The 50-year-old shot a seven-under 63 to finish at seven under for the tournament. Read More »

Charges withdrawn against Preds fan who threw catfish onto ice

He's able to read the play". "I would rather be in their shoes", Predators coach Peter Laviolette said Tuesday. No one has finished better for the Penguins in the playoffs than Guentzel. The others? Minnesota's Dino Ciccarelli (14 goals in 1981), Chicago's Jeremy Roenick (11, 1990), Boston's Brad Marchand (11, 2011) and Montreal's Claude Lemieux (10, 1986). Read More »

Predators at Penguins Game 2

Leading the way in that respect for Pittsburgh was Jake Guentzel, who added two more goals Wednesday to his NHL-leading total (12) this spring. Still, it was a goal that Rinne should have had. The Preds speed and dogged puck pursuit caused problems for the Kris Letang-less Pens defence and Murray had to come up big on multiple occasions. "He's a pleasure to coach", said Sullivan. Read More »

Wenger signs new two-year deal with Arsenal

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The Gunners confirmed their long-serving manager will extend his stay to 2019 and the Frenchman immediately set his sights on a first league title since 2004. While they finished 18 points behind league leaders Chelsea , the club ended the campaign by winning a record 13th FA Cup after beating Antonio Conte's side at Wembley. Read More »

Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh

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Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) makes a save during the second period of the Pittsburgh Penguins game against the Nashville Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh . The Penguins are used to getting outshot in these playoffs, something that happened in 13 of their first 15 games during this postseason run, including being outshot 51-32 in a 5-2 win over the Blue Jackets in the decisive Game 5 of their first-round series. Read More »

Boston Celtics: Options with the number one pick

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Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Lakers could still wind up with Lonzo Ball if the Sixers were to select Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick (provided they trade up in the draft). This is the first year that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge's draft preparations do not involve guesswork about how teams picking before Boston might proceed. Read More »

Mijatovic recalls his historic Real goal

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We had a practice game on Saturday and I came through it all unscathed. "I completely understand it", Bale said. For me personally, getting to the final is a great joy. "In Juventus is a great single block, the whole team takes part in the defensive phase and for this reason it will not be easy". Cristiano Ronaldo: It's always special to compete in a Champions League final . Read More »

Transfer Focus: Could Matic make Man United move?

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It soon became apparent that Chelsea were leading the race with the Telegraph reporting earlier this month that Chelsea were prepared to open talks with Monaco over a potential £43m deal to sign Bakayoko this summer. It's a move that will bring further depth to a Chelsea central midfield that already has N'Golo Kante, Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic competing for two slots, with Nat Chalobah barely featuring. Read More »

Police Release Dashcam Footage Of Tiger Woods Being Arrested

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The video of Woods' Memorial Day encounter with police provided more details on his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence. Woods couldn't raise one leg 6 inches off the round. The officer asks him where he's coming from and he appears to say he's headed to Los Angeles's Orange County, even though he'd previously said he was going to Jupiter. Read More »