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Golden State Warriors seal 4-1 victory over Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average playoff point differential (plus-13.5) in league history. The Cavs kept the series alive by winning their second home game of the series, and the nerves likely started creeping in among Warriors fans after the visitors led for much of the first half in game five in Oakland . Read More »

Numbers travelling to Britain for abortion fall to 1980 level

This compares to 3,451 who gave an address in the Republic and 833 who gave an address in Northern Ireland in 2015. In the past ten years the number of women from here travelling to Britain for abortions has decreased by massive 54% - the number has more than halved! The agency also said one in 10 women who took abortion pills reported to the provider that they were experiencing a symptom that required medical advice or treatment. Read More »

Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 2017 National Basketball Association title

Before this season's Finals tipped off, the Westgate SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-160 favorite to win next year's title. However, Andre Iguodala assisted a Durant dunk and added one of his own off a Curry feed, reopening a double-digit lead and making the final 7:42 an extended celebration among the Oracle Arena fans. Read More »

Kevin Durant Silences Critics With Masterful NBA Finals Performance

Some climbed street lights, some sprayed champagne and some threw bottles leaving broken glass in streets. It is the first ring won by Durant in his 10-year career. And then there was Game 5. After taking a sledgehammer right to the jaw when the Warriors blitzed them with a 38-23 second quarter, the Cavs simply would not just go away and die. Read More »

Kevin Durant's Biggest Moments Of His MVP-Winning NBA Finals

Kevin Durant won the Finals MVP as he averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks. Scorned and scrutinized from every angle for that decision, Durant triumphantly raised his arms and an MVP trophy Monday night all these months later- beaming as a first-time National Basketball Association champion, just as planned. Read More »

Nadal crushes Wawrinka to win historic 10th French Open title

During that three years, I had doubts. Life is never clear. "Winning these kind of titles, then you have chances to become any number on the ranking. injuries, so it's great to have big success like this again", Nadal said, per ATP World Tour. He was aware of being within touching distance of the title in Australia in January when he was a break up in the final set only to lose to Federer. Read More »

Forsberg interested by Milan talk

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Here is what Forsberg had to say to Expressen concerning his future: " Milan? The Sweden worldwide has also been linked with a move to Arsenal, which similarly missed out on a place in next season's UEFA Champions League, but says this will not play a big part in his thinking. Read More »

Steve Kerr Had No Doubts That Kevin Durant Joining Warriors Would Work

Plus, the Warriors went 4-of-4 from three in the second. Then in Game 3, with the series teetering between a competition and a steamroll, he ripped out Cleveland's hearts with a 7-0 run in the final minute, highlighted by the shot of his life - and he's made almost 7,000 of them in the National Basketball Association - a 26-footer from the left wing, one of his favorite spots on the floor, released high above James' helpless contest. Read More »

Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years

This time, King James gave way to KD, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden. The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals to win their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons, wrapping up a 16-1 postseason run after finishing the regular season 67-15. Read More »

Royals slip past Astros 7-5

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The Royals didn't mind at all. CITY, Mo. - Against the hottest team in baseball, Jake Junis was unable to show off the escapability he's proven he has the first few outings of his MLB career. Alcides Escobar had a pair of RBI singles. The Astros' winning streak was the longest in the majors this season. He was activated May 27 and allowed one run and four hits over six innings to win at Texas. Read More »

England reaches Champions Trophy Semis

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Victory meant England had won both their opening Group A games following their eight-wicket defeat of Bangladesh at the Oval last week. In reply, New Zealand struggled to overcome the first over loss of Luke Ronchi for a golden duck and, although Kane Williamson struck an assured 87, his team mates were picked off by England's impressive attack. Read More »

Halep confident of French Open triumph

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China's Wang Xiyu and her Japanese partner Ayumi Miyamoto booked a last four spot in girls' doubles with two wins on Thursday. Bacsinszky - who took a medical timeout in the middle of the first set for an issue with her right leg - will rue not winning the opener after leading 5-4, 15-30 on Ostapenko's serve. Read More »

Warriors Win The 2017 NBA Finals

He buried a one-legged stepback jumper over James, then used the fear factor he creates in opposing defenses to his advantage the next time down. The Cavs denied that opportunity on Friday in a surprising blowout over the Warriors . Last summer, Durant, who chose to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency, elected to join forces with another superstar in Stephen Curry as well as Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to make Golden State a super team, and the group was close to unstoppable ... Read More »

Vettel: Verstappen lucky to escape lap 1 damage

He ran over my front wing. Vettel regretted that he and the team did not realise the extent of the front wing damage right away and missed the chance to change it under the safety auto for Carlos Sainz Jr and Felipe Massa's crash. Verstappen is hopeful that the team can be closer to the outright pace under race conditions on Sunday, although he still believes fifth will likely be the best outcome should the four ahead of him stay out of trouble. Read More »

LCD Soundsystem announce another Brooklyn residency kicking off this Friday

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Now that the band's highly anticipated new album is complete , perhaps they'll unveil more fresh songs this time around. As it turns out, all of those titles have been available for years on the DFA web store . Rhino is the reissue/archive label owned by Warner Music Group . Their last performance at this venue was back in April and due to it being so special to not only them but to the fans also, they have chose to set up another round of shows. Read More »

Reported Man United target makes announcement about his future

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And according to AS Spain's Javier Matallanas, the Frenchman will sign a contract with Atletico that was offered to him a few weeks ago amid uncertainty surrounding his future. Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette had been lined up to replace Griezmann but Atletico are now unable to complete a deal for the French hitman . The 26-year-old forward has spoken out about the move himself, giving it a " six out of 10 " chance of happening. Read More »

Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

The confusion began when ref John Goble called Green for a loose ball foul in the first quarter. The official box score following each quarter is legitimate and yet they were able to change it during the game. I don't know. It had already been well documented that Green was one of the most aggressive recruiters of Durant throughout last season, a tactic that ultimately paid off, and led to the construction of maybe the greatest team in National Basketball Association history. Read More »

Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

And some of the tests have exploded in failure. Chronic bilateral issues between Japan and South Korea , which have hindered trilateral cooperation with the United States , may resurface. The tests this year, however, suggest North Korea is assembling components for a much more sophisticated design. The expert pointed out that the missile fired on May 14th, the Hwasong-12, is most significant as it contains key components of the ICBM. Read More »

Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown

There were questions at times in the series where James ranked relative to Kevin Durant , who was named the unanimous Finals MVP after finishing off the Cavs with a 39-point, seven-rebound, five-assist performance in the clincher. "We came together and we continued to just believe in each other and we sacrificed, and we're champions". Needless to say, the fate of millions of dollars shifted on that one shot. Read More »

Australia look to make amends against Bangladesh

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Having scored 83-1 from 16 overs, Australia only needed to play for four more overs to be eligible to win via the Duckworth-Lewis rule for rain-affected games. Electing to bat first, Bangladesh were off to a shaky start as they lost early wickets. "I think everyone was on the phone just letting their loved ones back home know that everything was okay with everyone involved in our team". Read More »

Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2

They were dumped along with bench backrower Aidan Guerra , unlucky winger Corey Oates , injured five-eighth Anthony Milford and centre Justin O'Neill. "We won't be targeting him. He's a genuine flyer". "If I had to play on Sunday against the Tigers I would have been all right", Cordner said at the team's base at the Star casino in Sydney. Read More »

Messi and Barca congratulate NBA champions Warriors

Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big again with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy Finals that everyone had stamped on the calendar from the moment Durant departed Oklahoma City to join Curry and Co. Read More »