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Cavs ousted in five

It was Andre Iguodala soaring through the air for dunks. Stephen Curry was outstanding for the Warriors , scoring 20 points in the half. Durant responded with a tough turnaround jumper and Iguodala backed him up with another three-pointer to go up 103-95. Read More »

Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up

The Recife midfielder was gifted his first worldwide goal after Australia gave the ball away straight from their own kick-off. Giuliano made the most of an errant pass out from the back, nipping in to pinch the ball and laying on a chance for Souza, who sent a low shot into the far corner. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers Reveal Jerseys for Game 5 of 2017 NBA Finals

A couple big runs, monster nights from their two top-five players Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant , strong defense, a small-ball lineup nobody could stop, and some big threes when they needed it. The Cavaliers led the Warriors, 37-33 at the end of one quarter. Iguodala chipped in with 20 points off the bench and Draymond Green had a 10-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Warriors, who topped 100 points for the 17th straight time in the playoffs. Read More »

Confusion over Draymond Green technical foul lights up social media

This was the first time in NBA history the same two teams met in the NBA Finals for a third straight time. That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. "In the moment, I thought I had verbalized to the table that the technical foul was on coach Kerr", Goble told pool reporter Brian Mahoney of The Associated Press after the game. Read More »

Australia stands by Afghanistan after attack


More than three hours after the blast , ambulances were still rushing to the site and its smoking, wrecked buildings to evacuate the casualties, a sign that the number of dead and wounded could still rise. officials. Kabul's police chief, General Hassan Shah Frogh, said the explosives used in the blast had been in a tanker truck used to empty septic wells. Read More »

Draymond Green Says Clevelanders "Don't Seem To Be The Sharpest People Around"

For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials. So Green offered the Cavaliers a fans a parting shot. The table informed us that it was his second technical foul and ejected. In the moment, I thought I had verbalized to the table that the technical foul was on Coach Kerr. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win Championship


He was a unanimous choice among the panel of 11 voters. "The table informed us that it was his second technical foul and ejected". "And we did it together". The game-five victory over the Cavs capped an emotional journey for Durant, who spent nine years with the Thunder and was part of the side that blew a 3-1 lead to the Warriors in the Western Conference finals last year. Read More »

Twins take Lewis with top pick


Baz, whose fastball has topped at 98 miles per hour, said on MLB Network on Monday night he is a "world-class ping-pong player". With the Tigers taking him so high, #57 overall, and a draft slot listed at just under $1.15 million value, it is just about certain Rivera will go right to professional ball from juco. Read More »

Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch NBA title

The two embraced in 2012 and Durant - the 2017 NBA Finals MVP in his first season with the Warriors - found James and congratulated him on a great series. "We were heartbroken last year, but this year was our turn and we're obviously quite happy", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Golden State responded with a 10-3 run, Durant scoring five as the Warriors stretched their margin back to 108-98. Read More »

Durant's dagger three helps propel Warriors to 3-0 lead

Thanks to the added services of Kevin Durant over Harrison Barnes , Golden State simply has too much fire power for the Cavs to handle. Durant scored seven of his 31 points in the Warriors' game-ending 11-0 run, the biggest of them a 3-pointer with 45 seconds remaining that put Golden State ahead to stay at 114-113. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in 5 games, win NBA Finals

A 27-4 run turned an eight-point deficit into a 17-point lead, and the Warriors went into halftime with a 71-60 lead. They led at the half by 11. Stephen Curry chipped in 34 points on 10-20 shooting with six rebounds and 10 assists. Durant, in accepting the Final's MVP Award, agreed. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant said during an on-court interview. "I hear all the narratives throughout the season that I was joining, I was hopping on bandwagons, I was letting everybody else do the ... Read More »

Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

With John Stones making the move to Manchester for £47m, we look at the most expensive eleven English transfers ever. It's the best way to learn and improve. That said, I don't want anyone to feel completely comfortable in [a] position because that's not helpful. Southgate though, believes for that tally to increase it is not just the managers of the players' respective clubs who must take accountability. Read More »

History as spaniard takes his 10th title


The 31-year-old Spaniard, who won his 15th grand slam title, broke Wawrinka's serve six times and recorded 27 winners in a two-hour long final. Nadal. It's impossible to compare it to another place. "I was trying to find solution, play better, play the game I wanted to play and do something different", explained Wawrinka . Read More »

Everton FC agree fee to buy Sunderland FC keeper Jordan Pickford


The player will complete his medical when he returns from the European Under-21 Championship in Poland. Pickford is now with the England Under 21 squad in Poland for the European Championships as the team's No.1 goalkeeper, and it's thought that he could be slated in for a medical once his worldwide commitments are finished. Read More »

Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans


Q: When did you become aware that the one that you called on Kerr, which John that was you, had been charged to Green? Green's mom later said apologies had been exchanged, but still, it might be a good thing that the series is returning to Oakland. Read More »

Penguins' Fleury relinquishes no-movement clause

Teams have until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit their list of protected players. The Penguins can only protect one goalie due to expansion rules and wouldn't risk losing 23-year-old Matt Murray , who is one day removed from winning his second straight Stanley Cup . Read More »

Allen - Wales can cope with Bale's absence


But Serbia , though they dominated possession, struggled to create much, and then on 34 minutes, Wales took the lead. Aaron Ramsey gave Chris Coleman's men a first half lead with a cheeky penalty but they were again pegged back by an Aleksandar Mitrovic equalizer after the break. Read More »

Kevin Durant named Finals MVP

The Warriors completed a 16-1 playoff run, the best post-season win percentage in National Basketball Association history. Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry who spearheaded Warriors formidable attack all season once again combined well to score a whopping 73 points to seal the victory for their team . Read More »

Warriors win NBA title

From the Bay all the way to OKC. Durant pumped in 39 points and the Warriors won their second championship in three seasons by taking Game 5 of the finals, 129-120 over the Cavaliers . Durant, who was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, became the first player with five consecutive 30-point performances in the NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. Read More »

Juan Martin del Potro Comforts Injured Opponent In Ultimate Show Of Sportsmanship

If you play a guy you don't really know, it's hard to get the right gameplan, so it also helps that I know Juan Martin's game very well. "I think the crowd is going to be excited", Cornet said. According to ESPN , Williams is considered a favorite this year to win the women's championship. While he hasn't had a great season so far, Murray has now reached the fourth round for the eighth time in 10 appearances in Paris . Read More »

F1 Canadian GP: Home points still 'very possible' for Stroll

Hamilton's victory has cut Vettel's advantage to 12 points and he was delighted with the way his team had responded after a hard weekend in Monaco in the last Grand Prix when the 32-year-old endured endless issues with his W08. We haven't seen progress so far. After Perez was told to let Ocon pass so he could challenge Ricciardo on his fresher tires, he radioed back: "Let us race, man. Read More »

Queensland look to improve in State of Origin II after dropping opener

Cam Smith missed the conversion but Queensland had hit back. But NSW scored first in the second half and just kept piling on the tries. NSW , with fullback James Tedesco and prop Andrew Fifita outstanding, outscored the Maroons five tries to one and kicked away in the second half after leading 12-4 at half-time. Read More »

Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major

ADAM: Adam Scott - His ball striking is always there. "It's definitely lived up to expectations", said McIlroy, of a course that was only opened for play 11 years ago and which will be staging the US Open for the first time. To prove the point, when asked how he was preparing to play from Erin Hills' deep stuff, Rahm's response was equal parts inspiring and insightful. Thomas Pieters is no longer a secret after his performance at the Masters , but he hasn't done much since, so he ... Read More »