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Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye ideal title run

We recently asked you to support our journalism. The top-seeded Warriors have used their free-firing, run-and-gun style to grab a 2-0 lead in the NBA's best-of-seven championship but the Cavaliers insist they would not benefit from slowing down the tempo. Read More »

Lue plans on sticking with Smith


Smith has scored only three points in two games - opening the Finals scoring with a three-pointer - while averaging 21.1 minutes. But even with improvements and fewer mistakes, the Cavs can at least make Game 3 closer and give themselves a chance to win, which didn't happen in the first two games. Read More »

India thrash Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy warm-up

Ahead of the big-ticket game, he further said: "No global game comes easy to you, you have to work hard for it and it will be the same against India ". The users can play the game versus the snails. If you don't want to get yourself hooked to yet another addictive game this time you'll have to avoid Google's homepage. Read More »

Ryan Lochte and Kayla Rae Reid welcome baby boy


They had only started dating earlier that year. The two first met past year after bumping into each other at a Hollywood club, and the rest was history. That's after the gas station debacle in Rio de Janeiro in which Lochte and three other American swimmers got into trouble with Brazilian authorities after allegedly causing damage to a gas station bathroom. Read More »

Kristina Mladenovic beats defending champion Garbine Muguruza at French Open

Mladenovic denied that Muguruza had been treated unfairly, saying "I don't think that they crossed the line". Wth no one knowing if it was nerves or Williams was just exhausted, her game was taking a spiral turn downward. She was under pressure in nearly every game - often self-inflicted with a raft of double faults. Despite her eagerness to escape the spotlight, Muguruza insisted she will be happy to return next year. Read More »

Nadal into 11th French Open quarterfinal

Meanwhile, there was drama in the women's quarterfinals, as third-seed Simona Halep rallied from a 5-1 second-set deficit and saved a match point to overcome fifth-seed Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-0. To beat him for the first time in the quarter-final of a grand's a dream", said Thiem . "It's a fact that I'm not playing close to my best, and I know that", Djokovic said after his first straight-set loss at a major since the 2013 Wimbledon final. Read More »

Wayne Rooney, Manchester Clubs Make Donation to Victims of Arena Bombing


Uefa distributes its TV money payments based on two metrics; on how a team finished in last season's domestic competition and how far they progressed in the Europa League . Manchester weren't great, but Mourinho has a finals pedigree. After scoring the opening goal Manchester reverted to Mourinho-type, playing functional football without any beauty, joyless football without fantasy. Read More »

Kevin Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

But that Warriors team, which posted a record 73 wins in the 2015-16 season, was not as risky as the current squad due to the addition of four-time scoring champion Kevin Durant to an already formidable lineup. "When you're the underdog, and you're playing at home, you need power from an unexpected source", he says. While home court advantage will be nice, Cleveland still must get more from players like Kyle Korver , who is 1-6 from three this series, and Deron Williams , who is ... Read More »

The Cleveland Cavaliers Must Slow The Pace Against Golden State

According to ESPN .com's Marc Stein, these past two games have been the fastest-paced playoff games of James' career . To look at what happened in the first two games and project what might happen next, former National Basketball Association video coordinator Mo Dakhil (@ thejumpballnet ) joins for a new episode of Fastbreak Breakfast . Read More »

NBA Players React To Game 3 of the 2017 Finals

Cleveland has been thoroughly outplayed for the first two games of the series, losing at Oracle Arena by a combined 41 points. Of course, those Warriors didn't have the brilliant Durant on their roster. Up by the score of 113-107 with just over three minutes left, they appeared poised to make it a competitive series. "I feel like when I'm on the floor, I mean obviously Bron is Bron, but I feel like I'm one of the best players on the floor". Read More »

Warriors rally to beat Cavs 118-113

They went scoreless for almost three-and-a-half minutes, and they won that game anyway. The Warriors' first couple of wins might have looked easy, but the Cavaliers also faced a 0-2 hole previous year and managed to fight their way to victory behind James' heroics, leading to a third Finals MVP award while reassuring everyone he's the best in the world. Read More »

Scooter ends HR spree, but Reds rally to beat Cardinals 6-4

Louis Cardinals in Cincinnati . He stripped from his cap to his cleats, which were still wet from a celebratory on-field soaking by teammates . "I'm truly blessed. In the sixth inning, Gennett hit a solo home run. Wednesday marked the 14th time this season the Cardinals led by two or more runs and lost. With the crowd of 18,620 on its feet, Gennett hit a two-run drive in the eighth off John Brebbia for a place in history and his second curtain call. Read More »

Messi agrees new deal with Barca


But the 29-year old is set to become the highest paid player in the world, taking home in the region of £800k-a-week, as he commits his future to the Spanish giants. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor has been the subject of speculative transfer rumours in the past, but he confirmed that his desire is to retire at the Camp Nou. Read More »

Cavaliers vs. Warriors, Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers came into the third game of the NBA Finals in a dispiriting but familiar position after two Golden State blowouts. No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors , who may go down as one of the best ever. Read More »

Role players are the Game 3 key

When Cleveland Cavaliers booked their date against Warriors for the National Basketball Association final, one thought that LeBron James-led side would be able to beat them. "We came back and won Game 4 in a great effort and had them right where we wanted them, but I think Game 3 gave them that confidence, and obviously everything changed in Game 5". Read More »

Nadal into 10th French Open semifinals


Djokovic, who teamed up with Andre Agassi ahead of the tournament, squandered two set points in the 10th game of the opener on Wednesday and things got steadily worse. The last French player in the tournament, 28th-seeded Caroline Garcia, is facing No. 2 Karolina Pliskova on Court Philippe Chatrier. "Crucial break at the beginning of the second and he started serving better, backing it up with a first shot". Read More »

Liverpool apologizes to Southampton over Van Dijk links

Van Dijk would be Liverpool's most expensive ever signing - striker Andy Carroll having cost 35 million pounds in moving from Newcastle United in 2011. Over the past month, there were three clubs keen on van Dijk: Liverpool , Chelsea and Manchester City . The development is the latest twist in a transfer saga involving the sought-after defender who has been linked with a 60 million pounds (77.69 million) move away from St Mary's . Read More »

Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky


Bacsinszky's opponent in the last four won't be former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki but rather the 2014 Wimbledon junior champion Jelena Ostapenko . "I think when I was playing I was the kind of player who was very nervous, I suffered a lot, and I couldn't do my best tennis because of the tension", she confessed. Read More »

Trump v Comey: Who said what

It has been speculated that senators will question Comey on allegations that the president asked him to drop an inquiry into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's ties with Russian officials. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said he had heard the revelations were "disturbing", adding "I think there's going to be many shoes to drop before this one is over". Read More »

BASKETBALL >Warriors eye perfect title run to NBA title

Like, we still got two more games to win and those two will be way harder than the first two. The Warriors lead the series, 3-0, and can finish off a sweep of the defending champion Cavaliers in Game 4 on Friday night in Cleveland . I don't contribute as losing this game because we got exhausted. CLEVELAND (AP ) - Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. Read More »

Golden State takes 3-0 lead

But when it pertains to the debate about the better player, Durant or James , Green insists each is striving for another goal in this series. J.R. In short, Games 3 and 4 are must-wins for Cleveland . After Game 2 he was asked about last year's comeback and if it applied this time . Cleveland's Kyle Korver doesn't mind long shots. Read More »

Wolff dismisses Ferrari 'orchestrated' Vettel win

Lewis Hamilton was happy to climb from thirteenth on the grid to finish seventh in the Monaco Grand Prix to limit the damage in the championship, with his result better than he had expected before hand. Sebastian Vettel produced a dominant performance to lead a Ferrari one-two ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and extend his championship lead over Hamilton to 25 points. Read More »

Simona Halep stages huge comeback to make semifinals

How could it not be? She allowed her opponent just four winners in the first set and was four games to the good in the second before the Romanian's remarkable turnaround. But, yeah, it was quite expected and such a big event. Halep said: "I feel that she played unbelievable tennis in the first set and until the end of the second set, 5-1". Read More »