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Durant's ideal Warriors snatch dream away from Cavaliers in Game 3

Now really isn't time to think about history, it's time to live it and instead of pitting one player against one player or one franchise against another franchise, isn't really best to live in the moment. How did Curry feel during those dead-ball situations and timeouts late in the fourth quarter? The "firepower" starts with Kevin Durant , the 2014 NBA MVP who of course wasn't here for the Finals previous year. Read More »

Shikhar Dhawan's Hundred Fires India to Massive Total

Sri Lanka was coming off a 96-run loss to South Africa , while India appeared unstoppable after demolishing Pakistan and easily winning its warm-up matches against Bangladesh and New Zealand. At the other end, Mendis demonstrated why he is held in such high regard in Sri Lanka , unfurling a number of delightful shots. Earlier, Dhawan oozed class in scoring his 10th ODI century - third in Champions Trophy and fifth in ICC ODI events - while Dhoni typically stole the show with a ... Read More »

Chelsea's Eden Hazard open to Real madrid move

Belgium now sit first in Group H with 13 points from five games. They beat Estonia 8-1 in Brussels back in November. Chelsea's Eden Hazard says he would "consider" an offer from Real Madrid , if the Spanish club express an interest in him. Read More »

LeBron James gives Iguodala the Draymond treatment with kick to groin

Curry hit a layup, and after both James and Irving missed for the Cavs, Durant dropped his three-pointer to put Golden State up 114-113 with under a minute to play. "We just kept telling the guys, they're going to get exhausted". Last season, Golden State eclipsed Michael Jordan's 1996 Chicago Bulls to set a new National Basketball Association record with 73 wins in a regular season. Read More »

Former FBI director Comey testifying before Senate committee


Former FBI Director James Comey revealed Thursday how the private memos detailing his conversations with President Donald Trump became public after he was sacked: He asked a "good friend" to leak them. While Mr. Comey sat at the committee hearing desk alone and had no obvious legal counsel directly at his side, Preet Bharara, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of NY was seated nearby. Read More »

Bob Stoops steps down as Oklahoma Sooners coach after 18 seasons

College coaches from around the country also reacted to the news. "Stepping down after 18 years as the head football coach here at Oklahoma ", Stoops said Wednesday. "That wasn't going to work". The process of his promotion happened so fast Wednesday, his parents weren't able to make it to Norman for his introduction. Read More »

North Korea Test-Fires Multiple Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles


THAAD uses six mobile launchers and 48 interceptor missiles to target long-range ballistic missiles using high-resolution radar and infrared seeking technology. The projectiles were fired Thursday from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about 200 kilometers (125 miles), South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Read More »

Warriors challenge more teams than Cavs


Certainly a case could be made for the Chicago Bulls, who behind Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman went 72-10 and then beat Seattle for the 1996 championship. Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. Durant finished 31 points and eight rebounds, with guard Klay Thompson adding 30 points in a breakout performance after two weak games to start the series. Read More »

Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals


By reaching the semifinals of the French Open , Murray has already defied the expectations of many who felt his lack of form, up-and-down health and a recent elbow injury might leave him undercooked in Paris. World No1 Sir Andy Murray has promised to come out all guns blazing in his semi-final clash with Stan Wawrinka after booking his place in the French Open last four with victory over Kei Nishikori yesterday. Read More »

Titans' Murray wearing cast after 'procedure' on ring finger


The foot surgery certainly doesn't help things, but shouldn't jeopardize his opportunity to win a job toward the top of the Titans depth chart. "You never want an injury, and you never want anybody to get hurt", Mularkey said. "I thought it would heal, but it didn't heal over the offseason as I expected". He was in a soft cast Thursday but is expected to be out of that at the start of next week. Read More »

Djokovic tumbles in French Open loss


The Czech edged a marathon 77-minute first set against 28th seed Garcia in a tie-break, having failed to convert an earlier set point at 5-3. The 23-year-old Thiem won 7-6 (5), 6-3, 6-0. "It's also unbelievable how hard it is to go deep in a Grand Slam because you have to play the best guys round after round and it's not getting easier on Friday (against Nadal)". Read More »

Pliskova reaches semifinals of the French Open

Still, how unlikely was this result? Murray dropped the opening game of the fourth set on his serve and then swept Nishikori aside, beating the Japanese player for the ninth time in 11 career meetings. "It's a dream to beat Novak for the first time and reach the semi-finals at Roland Garros again", said Thiem, who was beaten by Djokovic in straight sets in the semi-finals in Paris in 2016. Read More »

LeBron James: Warriors Have More Firepower Than Any Team I've Ever Faced

The feeling that Durant's arrival in Golden State would turn the Warriors into a super team has been spot on. Cleveland led for most of the second half and looked ready to hand the Warriors their first loss of the playoffs but Durant picked his team up off the floor and delivered the victory with 14 fourth-quarter points. Read More »

Red Sox Manage Only 4 Hits, Lose 3-2 to Orioles

Entering Sunday's games the Red Sox find themselves on the other end of the spectrum now sitting second to last in team home runs. For now, Miley's just anxious about doing his part.Benintendi tied the score 3-3 with a solo shot to lead off the third. Read More »

Takeaways from Warriors vs. Cavaliers NBA Finals Game 3


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. "We settled down and got some stops at the end". But I was able to get second and third and fourth winds. "We missed shots", he said. Curry, who has benefited more than any other player by Durant's arrival and is healthy in these NBA Finals, added 13 rebounds and six assists. Read More »

Tyronn Lue says no major changes for Cavs for Game 3


I got two really dumb fouls, the one on K.D. on a four-point play, and then I fouled Steph in transition and he go got three shots at the free throw line. Do you think that Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith coming off-the-bench will help the Cavs? In defending Thompson, he just has to stick with him on screens and make sure that Thompson doesn't get any second chance points, which is easier said than done but easier than guarding Curry period. Read More »

LeBron lauds unrivalled Warriors firepower

They even had a third scoring option come through in JR Smith , who had 16 in the game and still it wasn't enough. Golden State trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, who signed with the Warriors previous year to win a championship, brought them back, scoring 14 points in the fourth. Read More »

Asian shares flat as UK vote, ECB meeting loom

The deposit rate was kept unchanged at minus 0.4 percent and the main refinancing rate at zero, and officials still intend to buy 60 billion euros ($67 billion) of debt a month until at least the end of the year. "However, as one half of the equation in raising global growth outlook, European markets' performance post the ECB meeting and United Kingdom election could still have an impact on emerging Asian markets". Read More »

Champ Djokovic Stunned by Thiem in French Open Quarters


Thiem, who reached the semi-finals past year when he lost to Djokovic, will face nine-times champion Rafa Nadal next. "Thiem is a tough player". Defeat underlines a turbulent 12 months for Djokovic in which he has won just two tournaments and suffered damaging defeats in a string events including at Wimbledon, the Rio Olympics, the US Open and the Australian Open. Read More »

James, Irving leading the way, Cavs lead 108-107

To see that go in, that was liberating, man. I know we have a mix of fans, but go Dubs! The Warriors' turnover problems from Game 2 carried over to Wednesday night, when they had 18, which helped the Cavaliers stay in the game. James was shaken up when teammate Tristan Thompson inadvertently hit him with a shoulder to the chest, but hopped up and didn't miss any action after the collision. Read More »

Buis eyes defence of women's wheelchair singles crown at French Open


He trails Murray in head-to-head meetings 10-7 and lost to the Briton in four sets in the semi-finals previous year. Here are the results from the men's singles tournament from Day 11's action at Roland Garros . If he can knock off top-seed Andy Murray , he should be in good shape to win the men's title on clay. Unseeded Latvian Jelena Ostapenko defeated Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 to reach the French Open final. Read More »