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Golden State Warriors defeat Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists , six rebounds and three steals as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repeat. Warriors forward Kevin Durant , 28, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Finals. He was incredible all season long. "It was unbelievable to just see that all year, and right now just to be here with these guys, it's fantastic". Read More »

Don't mow the fescue, pleads McIlroy

McIlroy explained that the fairways at Erin Hills are plenty wide and if players are complaining they have bigger problems to worry about. "We have 60 yards from left line to right line", he explained. A few weeks later, at the PGA Championship, Jimmy Walker made a key birdie on No. 17 to outlast Jason Day, who, playing one hole ahead, kept pressure on Walker by making eagle on 18. Read More »

Alvaro Morata agrees to join Manchester United

The Telegraph are reporting that Manchester United have agreed terms with Alvaro Morata ahead of a potential summer move to Old Trafford. United have been heavily linked with a move for the Spain worldwide and reportedly had a €60 million bid rejected last week, with Jose Mourinho's side said to be planning a new offer. Read More »

Rep. Mo Brooks Describes Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice


Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois. What we know about suspect in congressman shooting Sen. Rep. Jeff Duncan said in a statement that he was at the practice and "saw the shooter". "The gun was a semiautomatic", Brooks said, adding that he was sure it was a rifle but unsure what kind. House Speaker Paul Ryan's office said Scalise's wounds were not believed to be life-threatening and that a member of the security detail was also shot. Read More »

Quiz: How much do you remember about past Premier League opening days?

Champions Chelsea will look to start their title defence with a home game against Burnley at Stamford Bridge . The Blues head to Tottenham , before hosting Everton and making the journey up to 2015-16 champions Leicester City . United , United vs. Everton and Spurs vs. The club immediately announced their home game with Burnley on August 26 would have to be rescheduled because it clashed with the Rugby League Challenge Cup final. Read More »

Penguins seek refuge at home in Game 5

If the Penguins win this game, they'll have the chance to finish off the series on the road in Nashville on Sunday night. "We know we're going to be facing a desperate team". "It's definitely a bit of a mental game", Wilson said of his current issues. We were "just trying to move it up to our forwards and play the way we've been playing all year". Read More »

Lions hopeful Jonathan Davies will prove his fitness ahead of Maori clash


The second Lions loss from four games was in contrast to their grinding 12-3 defeat of the Crusaders three days earlier. "There were high-pressure situations in the game which we probably could have dealt with a little bit better". No pre-match haka for the Highlanders , but if anything captain Luke Whitelock presenting his opposite Sam Warburton with a replica claymore looked even more odd. Read More »

In Refusal To Answer Questions, Sessions Denies Claiming Executive Privilege


The abrupt dismissal of Comey prompted Trump's critics to charge that the president was trying to interfere with a criminal investigation. Eric Holder, President Obama's attorney general, was held in contempt of Congress for invoking executive privilege and not turning over documents related to the "Fast and Furious" investigation. Read More »

Durant vindicates move to Warriors after fi nals victory

Iguodala guarded everyone from Richard Jefferson to Kyrie Irving to LeBron James . Cleveland's bench has just four points. He did it by shooting at the most efficient clip of any 30-points-per-game scorer in Finals history, proving he's a deserved champion despite LeBron's Herculean effort. Read More »

Durant shines as Warriors win title


But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home , fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then , after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home. Read More »

Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling

He became the first player to average a triple-double in the Finals with 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists per game in the series. Richard Jefferson , Iman Shumpert , Deron Williams and Kyle Korver were the only bench players to see action for the Cavaliers and they combined for 51 minutes and only seven points. Read More »

Champions Trophy semi-final: Pakistan opt to bowl against England

And through the middle overs come deceptive googlies from Adil Rashid and a few off-spins from Moeen Ali . Well there are reasons for calling Pakistan as unpredictable as on days they are too hot and on other days they are too cold. Leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been roped in the line up in place of Faheem Ashraf . Against one another, England won over Pakistan 4-1 at home and 3-1 in the UAE. Read More »

Ramaphosa says commission of inquiry into state capture a matter of urgency


He told Parliament on Wednesday, during a scheduled oral reply session, that President Jacob Zuma was in consultation with his lawyers on the process to appoint such an inquiry. In her State of Capture report Madonsela has asked Zuma to get Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng to appoint a single judge to lead the inquiry. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. Read More »

Harry Kane's equaliser 'huge moment' for England - Gareth Southgate


England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save. The England boss took the squad away with the Royal Marines in an unorthodox start to the global break and, having boldly - if understandably - overlooked Wayne Rooney , handed Harry Kane the captaincy in Scotland . Read More »

Pakistan keen to carry on Cardiff love-affair

Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed kept cool under pressure and anchored his side to a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka . England must defend just 211 all out on an awkward surface in Cardiff to beat Pakistan and progress to a third successive home final in the Champions Trophy . Read More »

Bellerin pondering Barca switch, says Suarez


How could Arsenal line up next season? "Both Sergi Roberto and Aleix Vidal have had wonderful seasons in that role but if, finally, Bellerin is coming he would challenge with them to be picked in the starting line-up, but Bellerin and Roberto can play in other roles; it is not easy replacing the best right-back ever". Read More »

Metal Gear Survive delayed until early 2018


Players will also be able to customise their characters, create their own weapons and equipment, as well as create barricades to help teammates defend themselves from hordes of enemies. It is the first game in the series that Kojima had absolutely no part in making, thus a little controversy has surrounded it. As it is delayed there are possibilities that at the end of this year we might hear more news about the game. Read More »

Kerr expected to return as Warriors' coach

This was a team that went 73-9 in the 2016 regular season and then signed superstar Kevin Durant . On the court, Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repeat. Read More »

Jonny Bairstow replaces Jason Roy for England against Pakistan

Adil Rashid and Mark Wood continue the bowling attack against Pakistan , but at the moment Pakistan is racing towards the target with all their wickets in hand. Hasan Ali (3/35) took three wickets, while Junaid Khan (2/42) and debutant Rumman Raees (2/44) snapped up two each. England lead the head-to-head battle with a 6-4 record against Pakistan in ICC tournaments. Read More »

Warriors have 'no doubt' Kerr will coach next season

In the decisive match, he scored 39 points along with the astonishing shooting percentage 14 of 20 in 40 minutes on the floor. But the win won't really change the minds of people who believe Durant took the easy route to a championship by joining the already-stacked Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Pathetic fielding knocks Sri Lanka out of Champions Trophy


A victory for India will be par for the course for which they won't possibly get the credit that one gets for beating Australia, South Africa or England . Came unstuck against a better team. Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera and Asula Gunaratne played with commanding authority to blunt the Indian bowlers. Read More »

Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals for 2nd time in 3 years


James joined up in Miami with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh forming a super team there. " You just pick yourself back up and you keep pushing and you keep going". "That's a tough play to stop". The offseason will now get underway with 2017 NBA Draft on June 22 followed by the 2017 NBA Free Agency period starting July 1. Read More »