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Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

You take the good and the bad. We were just talking. To find out, watch the Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals series Game 5 live stream online from the 19,500-seat Quicken Loans Arena in Oakland, California, with streaming video provided by ESPN3, the online-only network of ESPN, which is available at this link . Read More »

Former Gamecock inks new contract with Charger


The Chargers franchised tagged Ingram after the 2016 season. "But he will eventually be here on campus". Ingram has been one of the NFL's top edge rushers in recent seasons, recording 18½ sacks in the past two years. Los Angeles' front office placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on the five-year veteran outside linebacker in February. "It was important to get him back with us". Read More »

Melania Trump, Son Barron Move Into the White House


The two staye in New York City during the first months of the Trump presidency so that Barron could finish his school year. "Looking forward to the memories we'll make in our new home", Melania Trump wrote Sunday evening, adding the hashtag #MovingDay. Read More »

Things We Learned in Game 4

perth_map's Chris Herring said that it would be near-impossible for the Cavs to replicate their performance in Game 4: "For starters, Cleveland hit 24 triples on the night, the most in NBA Finals history". It started when Green was called for a foul at the end of the first quarter for elbowing Cavs guard Iman Shumpert in the face, which probably should have been a flagrant foul. Read More »

North Korea blasts Trump as 'silly,' 'ignorant' over Paris Accord withdrawal

We are being joined by business leaders, governors, university presidents and millions of citizens across the United States to pledge " We Are Still In " - and we will achieve and exceed America's commitment to the Paris Agreement . In a statement published Tuesday on Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency and attributed to a foreign ministry spokesman who wasn't named, the isolated country warned that " global warming is one of the gravest challenges humankind is facing today" ... Read More »

Michael Jordan's game-worn sneakers from 1984 Olympics sell for $190K


The black and white Converse included his orthotic inserts and were autographed by Jordan. Possibly. Until another pair of game-worn Jordan sneakers hit the market. Jordan scored 20 points in the USA's 96-95 win over Spain in the gold medal game at The Forum , and the sneakers were snagged after the game by a ball-boy. Read More »

Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

Andy Murray is also in action today in a reprise of last year's US Open quarter-final against Kei Nishikori. She had virtually quit the sport in 2013, exhausted of the game, and has spoken openly about how her father pushed her into tennis. Read More »

Comeback Cavs end Warriors' flawless postseason in Game 4


But it seems like an even more improbable task than it did previous year. "It was do-or-die. The job is still far from over", Irving said. On Friday night, the Cavs turned anger over some comments made by Golden State's motor-mouthed forward Draymond Green into energy and their best performance this season. Read More »

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

Golden State probably would have won that series even if Leonard hadn't been hurt, though it would have been more of a grind. The Cavaliers won the next three games and the championship. Kevin Durant , who led the Warriors with 35. The two spoke before Game 4 , and James stressed how much the Cavs needed Thompson at his best. Read More »

Alex Salmond loses seat to Conservative Colin Clark


That suggested Sturgeon's risky gamble of accusing the Scottish Labour leader, Kezia Dugdale, of hiding her secret support for a second independence referendum past year from voters had paid off by turning unionist voters away from Labour . Read More »

Ostapenko blasts back in stunning fashion to claim French Open title - NAN


Not coincidentally, that was also the last time at any Grand Slam tournament that none of the women's quarterfinalists had previously won a major championship. She became the youngest female first-time grand slam champion since Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova won the 2004 U.S. Open. Apart from all the other stats that have been mentioned, there is even more evidence to show that Jelena Ostapenko was an unlikely French Open victor. Read More »

Cavs didn't want Warriors celebrating in Cleveland

The loss ended the Warriors' bid at a ideal 16-0 run through the playoffs, which had never been done. No team in National Basketball Association history has come back from an 0-3 deficit to win a best-of-seven series, and Cleveland will try to become the first. Read More »

Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

But no pressure is like the pressure that Nadal puts on his opponents at Roland Garros. Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. The Spaniard is struggling to hold back the tears, after beating Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. "To play Rafa on clay in French Open in a final is probably the biggest challenge you can have in tennis", said Wawrinka. "Absolutely he is one of the main favourites now for Wimbledon", three-times French Open champion Wilander, hosting Eurosport's ... Read More »

French Open: Stan Wawrinka chomps on tennis ball

Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. Then he switched on the afterburners, taking Wawrinka out of the equation, and minutes later the Swiss wafted a forehand long to hand Nadal a second break of serve and the opening set. "When you play against Rafa, if you hesitate, it's no good". "Something really special and just congrats for your career and all your team". Jelena Ostapenko defeats Simona Halep to become the first unseeded woman to win the French Open since 1933. Read More »

Hamilton wins F1 Canadian GP, picks up points on Vettel

Vettel, in a one-lap run, failed to improve and had to settle for second place. Massa, Ricciardo, Ocon and Sainz rounded out the top 10. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain walks past Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel's garage during the second practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix Friday, June 9, 2017 in Montreal . Read More »

Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Sunday, June 11


Pucks bouncing past him on the NHL's biggest stage infuriate him. Rinne chopped his stick against a goalpost twice after giving up a fifth and final goal a year ago, when Nashville was ousted from the playoffs. Yet there has been no question that Rinne, who has not won a start in Pittsburgh, will be in net Sunday night. What has been a factor is the way the home team is playing and more importantly winning but I think this game and series depends on Rinne... Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: India qualify for semifinals, beat SA by eight wickets

Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan scored half-centuries as India took full advantage of a catastrophic South Africa collapse to cruise into the Champions Trophy semi-finals. India beat South Africa by 8 wickets with 72 balls to spare , which is their biggest margin in terms of both wickets and balls left. South Africa had only 119 on the board after 25 overs, and it was obvious Faf du Plessis and de Villiers had to lift the tempo. Read More »

Monaco win ends Ferrari's dry spell


Sebastian Vettel secured a memorable one-two for Ferrari in last night's 75th Monaco Grand Prix to extend his world championship lead to a luxurious 25 points over Lewis Hamilton . In terms of looking for, I don't know if we will need more hard weekends or not. "It is about bringing the tyres into the right window; we have a fast vehicle but she doesn't like the tyres and that is something we need to understand". Read More »

Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

As the pair pulled well clear of the remainder, Tapwrit wore down his opponent to win the $1.5 million contest, in which he was returned second favourite at almost 11-2; he stopped the clock at 2m30.02s. "It looked like Irish War Cry still had a little something left, but the last sixteenth, he dug down deep". Another of his horses, Always Dreaming, took the Kentucky Derby in May but didn't race Saturday in the 1-1/2 mile event. Read More »

Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

The rally was one of more than two dozen held across the USA on Saturday to target the notion that extremist interpretations of Islamic law might somehow infect American democracy. "Officers arrested one woman and two men for obstructing", said police spokesman Mark Jamieson. Marches against Islamic law are scheduled in more than two dozen cities across the United States. Read More »

Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

The Spaniard displayed signs of a recovery earlier this year by reaching the Australian Open final but lost to Federer on the hard court. Nadal's desolation then was in stark contrast to the joy he showed here at the moment of victory, lying flat on his back in customary fashion to celebrate a remarkable achievement. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Wins French Open For The Tenth Time

Hard to compare to other places. "There is no one in the world who can make you feel more inadequate than Rafa Nadal on this court", said NBC's Mary Carillo, describing Nadal's dominance. A brief lull as the court staff watered down the red dust failed to extinguish Nadal's fire and, despite Wawrinka's best efforts to extend the contest, the final set was little more than a coronation for Paris's favorite Spaniard. Read More »

India thrash woeful South Africa to reach semi-finals

Mathews' men are therefore left hoping De Silva can prove a second able deputy, after Gunathilaka made 76 at the top of the order in the seven-wicket romp against India . "There's always going be questions until we do get it right", he said. In 2013, Shikhar Dhawan, playing first ever ICC Champions Trophy , batted brilliantly and made the most number of runs in the tournament. Read More »

At it again: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

It would've been understandable if such circumstances would've left Warriors star Draymond Green in a foul mood afterward. "It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated", James said. The Warriors All-Star forward has scored 30 or more points in five of the last six games - including his last four - compiling averages of 34.3 points and 8.8 rebounds in the Finals. Read More »