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NBA Finals Features a Number of Arizona Wildcats once again

And stand out is exactly what Durant did. Durant scored 38 points on 14-of-26 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and passed off eight assists while Stephen Curry added 28 points, sinking 6-of-11 3-pointers as Golden State dominated Cleveland in nearly every area of the game. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers extinguish Boston Celtics 135-102, advance to NBA Finals


It could be the final time we see Avery Bradley score 15 points in the first quarter, or Al Horford finish with a stuffed stat line. He then added, "We all gave our heart every single night". "They can not. We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes nearly an even series ". They beat Washington in seven games, including a Game 2 victory in which Thomas scored 53 points - one shy of the franchise playoff record. Read More »

Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to title

Zidane's joy was his former club Juve's despair, Massimiliano Allegri's side crashing to a fifth successive defeat in Champions League finals and seventh in total, extending their own desperately unwanted record. The Real Madrid's star is surely now the deserving candidate to win the award after having managed to help his team in securing the league two weeks back, and has been scoring crucial goals that ensured his Madrid team lifted the Champions League trophy in a mouthwatering final ... Read More »

Pulisic goal gives US 1-1 tie vs Venezuela in exhibition


The recent success for the national team comes on the heels of Pulisic playing a key role as Dortmund won the German Cup just last week. "We needed to get a game in and get to know each other a little bit and get adjusted to the environmental conditions". Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

He just continues to keep shooting and stay aggressive on both ends of the floor", Durant said on Saturday during his media availability. We knew there would be a blowout or two in these Finals, the question will be how big of a hole will the Cavs be in by the time they figure things out. Read More »

Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

Real Madrid were labelled "insatiable" and "masters of the universe" by an adoring Spanish press on Sunday after writing more Champions League history by thrashing Juventus 4-1 to win the trophy for the 12th time . "I really prepared myself to do well in the league and Champions League and scored important goals so I'm very happy". "He said at half-time that we needed to be more aggressive, to not allow Juve to keep the ball easily like they did in first half after our goal". Read More »

John Terry defends Sunderland substitution and 'couldn't care less' about criticism


Incidentally, Terry did not leave the pitch until the 28th minute after teammates formed a guard of honour, but Paddy Power honoured any bets placed on the 26th minute. "I promise you I couldn't care a less". Terry may still have a role to play in one last game for Chelsea , even though he is set to start Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal on the bench. Read More »

It's a girl? Serena Williams lauds baby gender 'surprise'


He and Harrison won the Estoril Open in Portugal on clay last month, the sixth ATP title of the Kiwi's career. Throw in the fact that world No. 1 Angelique Kerber , who beat Venus in the semifinals a year ago, is struggling, and it's not out of the question to picture Williams standing with the winner's trophy hoisted high above her head. Read More »

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods: 'He needs our help'


According to the police report , Woods was in his Mercedes asleep at the wheel with the motor running and right blinker flashing on Monday. According to the report , Woods "was extremely slow to answer questions, had slurred and mumbled speech, and was slow to provide his DL, registration, and insurance". Read More »

Murray sees off Del Potro

Losing that set on a disputed line call cut the 28-year-old del Potro deep. That would be more than the 30 year-old Scot expected of himself: 'When I speak to my team we set high standards but I didn't come here with the mindset that I'm definitely going to go a long way. Read More »

Sunday's NBA Finals Game 2 Betting Preview: Cavaliers at Warriors

With Curry doing that and the addition of Kevin Durant , who seems like he could shoot from anywhere on the court and have a pretty decent shot of finding the bottom of the net, on board, Thompsons focus has changed. "And it is with him". Golden State's other Splash Brother has made far more brick sounds than swishes so far this postseason but it's work on the defensive end that has stood out most and been a major factor in the Warriors leading Cleveland 1-0 in the NBA Finals after ... Read More »

Murray beats Del Potro in straight sets

Khachanov, who will face No. 1-ranked Andy Murray next, won the first set Saturday before play was suspended. You don't become a bad tennis player overnight. "It was obviously an important win for me and a big match, because Juan, when he's playing well, is one of the best players in the world". Halep will meet Carla Suarez Navarro in the next round after the Spaniard battled past Russia's Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-4. Read More »

Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain


But in sweeping past Juventus 4-1, the team turned their recent primacy into something more lasting. But Madrid , inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo's brace, proved too hot for Juventus to handle. Coach Massimiliano Allegri said: "I don't think Juventus have reached the end of a cycle at all". The Bianconeri coach said: "I'd just like to say that we feel for what happened to our fans in Turin". Read More »

Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

Bale became just the sixth player to lift the Champions League or European Cup in their hometown, the last being Nicolas Anelka who also won the trophy with Real in 2000 in the Stade de France, Paris. For as intense a strategic matchup as the first half was, it was a decision made by Zidane in the second half that broke the match open - and broke Juventus' once-indomitable spirit. Read More »

Andy Murray Keeps Tabs on UK Election From French Open


He avoided a third consecutive four-set match to open the tournament. Those wins guaranteed the home nation will have at least one quarterfinalist in Paris for the first time since Marion Bartoli in 2011. The 25-year-old Romanian player Halep defeated Russian 26th seed Daria Kasatkina 6-0, 7-5 in the third round in an hour and 18 minutes. Wawrinka , owner of three major championships in all, will play for a quarterfinal berth against No. Read More »

Agassi confirmed as Djokovic coach

He then confirmed eight-time Grand Slam title victor Andre Agassi would coach him in Paris. "Andre is someone that I have tremendous respect for as a person and as a player", Djokovic said . I think Novak is playing quite great again. The first two sets featured long, nervous baseline rallies in which both players waited for their opponent to commit errors . Read More »

Durant not fussed by Cleveland's in-your-face defence

Despite this being the third straight time these teams have played in the NBA Finals, we knew things would be different with Kevin Durant in store. Once Golden State got rolling, it was a raucous celebration inside of the arena. "There's no time to be disappointed", point guard Kyrie Irving said. Read More »

Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech


On Wednesday, Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian , said that he was " body slammed " by Gianforte as he tried to ask a question about the recently released Congressional Budget Office assessment of the impact of the House repeal-and-replace plan for Obamacare. Read More »

Bale enjoys 'dream' Madrid win in Cardiff


I'm in a good moment. "I feel like a young boy". While Cuadrado contemplated becoming the first substitute to get sent off in a Champions League final after earning two bookings inside 18 minutes, Ramos took centre stage in the trophy presentation, lifting the huge cup as his team celebrated becoming the first to successfully defend the title since 1990. Read More »

Austin Dillon wins first Cup race, takes 600-mile race

Martin Truex Jr . led 233 of the 400 laps that make up the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but he finished third behind Austin Dillon , who stretched his fuel mileage, and a hard charging Kyle Busch . The Verizon IndyCar Series' next event is a dual-race weekend at The Raceway in Belle Isle in MI on Saturday and Sunday. Final results and race stats are available at NASCAR's Race Center . Read More »