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Steve Kerr could return to coach Warriors in Game 2

First and foremost, then make sure Golden State's sharpshooters have a hand in their face. NBA Twitter personality, Rob Perez said, "Listen: Rihanna yells "BRIIIIIICK!" at Durant during free throw, he stares her down twice". But in dismissing the Indiana Pacers, Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics in order, they faced three teams that were demonstrably offensively challenged. Read More »

Downtown packed for Stanley Cup Final debut in Nashville

He took Viktor Arvidsson's feed from behind the net and banked it off Murray for a two-goal margin at the second intermission. But shortly thereafter, the opportunistic Gaudreau scored his second goal of the Stanley Cup final , a quick wrister. Read More »

Best coach in the world? Zidane thinks not but confirms Madrid stay

Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid , then the end of a five-year Spanish title drought. "The first half was hard, but in the second we were quickly superior". "The truth is that Real Madrid have many important players". Ronaldo came into Saturday's fixture trailing Barcelona's Lionel Messi by 11 goals to 10, but a last-ditch dash against the Bianconeri allowed the Portugal global to add yet more silverware to his cabinet. Read More »

Guentzel gives Pens a quick 1-0 lead in Game 3

What makes Guentzel's goal total more impressive is that in these playoffs he has endured an eight-game goal slump. To a lesser degree, Nashville's Pontus Aberg is going through a similar growth spurt. How will you be watching the game? They know how to win. It is what will propel them forward if they get back to it. With the Penguins showing a good amount of dominance in this series , many may wonder if a sweep is possible. Read More »

Djokovic, Nadal advance to fourth round

Little more than six months later Wilander won the second of his seven grand slam titles, in Melbourne, and that was when cracks began to appear. Spain's Rafael Nadal waves after defeating Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris . Read More »

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

Emirates Team New Zealand was almost flawless in winning two races to jump to 8 points in the qualifiers, one more than Oracle . "The size of the task they will face [in the play-offs] was brutally underlined as Ainslie voluntarily retired from a race for the first time in his career as they were crushed by Emirates Team New Zealand on another day of light winds on the Great Sound in Bermuda". Read More »

Murray in a hurry after straight-set victory

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The world number one needed 83 minutes to take the opening set but then surged to victory to set up a last 16 clash with either John Isner or Karen Khachanov . "I couldn't believe that set, that I lost that set, because I had many opportunities to win", del Potro said. Del Potro was the 2009 U.S. Open champion. Read More »

Arsenal manager Wenger on crowd protests: 'The atmosphere was absolutely horrendous'

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Arsenal has confirmed a 10% reduction in the price of season ticket renewals for gold members, after the club failed to qualify for next season's Champions League . "Of course you want to avoid this drama", Wenger said. "I think Alex Ferguson came out yesterday and said exactly how I feel: 20 years of how he's managed the club, he shouldn't be discarded by the fact we haven't qualified for the Champions League ". Read More »

Real Madrid win UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League Final in Cardiff tonight to become the first side to win the competition back-to-back. Madrid drew first blood in the 20th minute when Ronaldo flicked the ball wide to Dani Carvajal before artfully sweeping the Spaniard's return pass into the bottom-left corner via a nick off Leonardo Bonucci . Read More »

Djokovic tops del Potro to reach semis in Rome

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The German 20-year-old becomes the youngest Masters 1000 titlist since Djokovic won the 2007 Miami Masters as a 19-year-old. Zverev broke in the very first game and was never really challenged by Djokovic, who appeared drained after having to win two matches Saturday to reach the final. Read More »

Fernando Alonso's high five at Indianapolis 500

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Police later confirmed that two boys, aged 15 and 14, had been arrested for their role in the incident. Kannan said the Kiwi driver was pretty calm when he got back to his teammates following the incident. One of the suspects was taken to Marion County Holding at Eskenazi Hospital while the other went to the local juvenile detention centre. Scott Dixon , of New Zealand, with his wife, Emma, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway . Read More »

With hockey fever infecting Nashville, raucous atmosphere awaits Penguins

The Penguins lead the series , two games to none, and another Pittsburgh win tonight nearly certainly means we'll have our first repeat Cup champion since the 1998 Detroit Red Wings. Martina McBride got the honors for Game 3. "I thought this place was going insane just for the first three rounds, and now from the conference finals to the Cup Final, they are revamping the whole city it feels like down there", Predators forward Harry Zolnierczyk said after an optional morning skate. Read More »

Toni Kroos: Every team needs a Cristiano Ronaldo

A long-range deflected effort by Casemiro and a neat finish by the irrepressible Ronaldo effectively settled one of the most entertaining finals for years, a late tap-in by substitute Marco Asensio adding the final gloss. Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon was crestfallen after seeing his Champions League dream snatched away. Real Madrid fans celebrate at the end of the Champions League final match at Cibeles Square, Madrid June 4, 2017. Read More »

Amitabh Chaudhary denies reports of rift between Kumble, Kohli

There are no problems whatsoever. The issue could have been settled soon after the series against Australia as Guha mentions in his letter or waited till after the Champions Trophy . Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has suffered a calf injury and may not play in their first Champions Trophy group match Saturday, the cricket board said. Read More »

Tiger Woods struggles with breathalyzer test in latest police video

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Woods was found asleep at the wheel of his auto in the early hours of Monday morning, near his home on Jupiter Island, Florida. Tiger failed the field sobriety test, including the one-leg stand and nose touch. "We all want to see him be happier and hopefully see him play golf again". The incident occurred after Woods reportedly suffered adverse effects from a "mix of medication", though it's unclear what he took before getting behind the wheel. Read More »

Juventus v Real Madrid live stream online, team news and predicted XIs

Gareth Bale came on late in his hometown final and soon saw Real captain Sergio Ramos' theatrical reaction earning substitute Juan Cuadrado a second booking, with Asensio compounding matters at the death. A fan-zone initiative to get Juventus and Real Madrid fans on stage and give them club-themed haircuts bucked the trend though. "We have made history". Read More »

Pakistan not under pressure against India, says Sarfraz

Overall, both the teams have been face-to-face in 135 matches which ended in Australia's favour 90 times and New Zealand emerged victorious in 39 ODIs. Laxman praised the Indian batsmen for showing the temperament and skills in English conditions. "He's a guy we really need in our team if we're going to win the Champions Trophy or be real contenders", said Eoin Morgan . Read More »

Cavaliers face season-defining test in Game 2 vs. Warriors

I'm not about getting these gaudy stats. Lue is not anxious about Tristan Thompson disappearing in Game 1 as he did in the series opener. And that's our goal. "When you turn the ball over, that's when they become very unsafe because those guys, they sprint down the lane, they sprint to the 3-point line, they put a lot of pressure on your defense", James said. Read More »

Stanley Cup: Game 3 in Nashville tonight

Jake Guentzel had a great game two, scoring two goals. The Penguins went 0 of 3 on the power play and now are 1 of 13 in this series . Well boys, it's a must win game 3 in the Stanley Cup-there's your spotlight. Rinne, for the record, was in the starter's net and was the first goalie off the ice this morning. With now a sample size of 10 games, even though those contests span over more than a decade, it's hard not to say the Penguins simply own Rinne. Read More »

N-word sprayed on gates outside Lebron James' LA home

Cleveland Cavaliers play the first game of the NBA Finals on Saturday night against Golden State Warriors but instead of worrying about trying to overcome Steph Curry and Kevin Durant he has instead has had to deal with a racial attack. Read More »

Nashville helps Predators' celebrate history with 1st Stanley Cup Final

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The first Stanley Cup Final not only in the franchise's history, but also the first major league championship game ever played in Tennessee with Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. "I feel pretty healthy and I feel in good enough shape to help the team", Parenteau said. Fans started pouring into downtown hours before face-off often shoulder to shoulder, eager to celebrate and do their part to back their beloved team in the best-of-seven series they trail 2-0 to ... Read More »

Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Real Madrid took total control in the second half with Ronaldo leading Real to a record 12 European crown overall. At times, he is simply unstoppable. "Now we have to enjoy all of this", he said. I can not explain why we played like we did in the second half. The stadium is right in the middle of the city and the two sets of fans mingled peacefully in the Welsh sunshine and made the most of Cardiff's plentiful bars and restaurants. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo in numbers

His first strike was canceled out by Mario Mandzukic's exquisite hooked 27th-minute shot but it was the only high point for Juventus on a night when the Italian champion was outclassed in its quest for a first European title in 21 years. Below find scores, live updates, schedule and results for the 2017 UEFA Champions League. "We know all about pressure at Real Madrid ", Zidane said. Read More »

Furious Bryce Harper Charges Mound In Bench-Clearing Memorial Day Brawl

Here's the video. Strickland hit Harper in the hip with a fastball, and Harper charged the mound. Harper and Strickland were both ejected from the game. "Well I mean after it happened, I kind of saw Harper point", Posey told reporters, via KNBR.com. The two teams still have to face off in two more matches, so here's hoping we get a round three. Read More »