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Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is incredible, says Kevin Durant

Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala goes up for a dunk in the second quarter of the 2017 NBA Finals in Oakland . You're going to need it. Technically, the Warriors have some work to do in order to remain the Warriors. Durant ripped out the hearts of Oklahoma City Thunder fans previous year by leaving for the Oakland-based Warriors, which many considered the easiest route to an National Basketball Association title. Read More »

Warriors toast National Basketball Association title with actual champagne!

Within hours of capturing their third National Basketball Association crown, the team unanimously voted not to visit the White House, according to a report. Both championships came during the Obama administration. There are plenty of Warriors players and coaches who have been outspoken about some of Trump's comments and policies, including David West who told The Undefeated's Marc Spears that he would probably decline the invite. Read More »

Nike's Kevin Durant commercial aims to silence his critics

Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry in a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up past year after a season in which they had a record 73 wins in 82 games . However, two Los Angeles Clippers superstars, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin , will also be on the free-agent market this year. " Teams and franchises are going to be trying to figure out ways that they can put personnel together, the right group of ... Read More »

Ten man France prove that England are still in the dark ages

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Kane's penalty levelled the match at 2-2, but, despite being a man down, France rallied to victory thanks to Ousmane Dembele's victor. The second half got off to a dramatic start when Alli went down inside the penalty area within a minute of the restart, and the referee pointed to the spot before referring the decision to the experimental VAR system. Read More »

Markelle Fultz to work out for Lakers

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That would have a domino effect on the rest of the draft, but more importantly for the Sixers, it could drop Lonzo Ball onto Philadelphia's doorstep. 2 who are whispering sweet nothings into his ear. Washington Huskies guard Markelle Fultz (20) takes a shot during warm-ups before the start of a game against the UCLA Bruins at Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. Read More »

Simmons' two-run homer leads Angels past Yankees, 7-5

Chase Headley's RBI single in the sixth did tie it at 5 but it was an otherwise quiet night at the plate for the Yankees , who stranded six and had a runner thrown out at the plate on an ill-advised send by third base coach Joe Espada, after the first. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of $16.5 million tax fraud

In the indictment, the prosecution alleged that Ronaldo had evaded tax "in a conscious and voluntary manner". Earlier on Tuesday, Prosecutors in Madrid filed a complaint to a court in Pozuelo de Alarcon that accused the four-time Ballon d'Or victor of a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of his tax obligations. Read More »

Beckham has fun with media outlets

After that contest, Beckham punched a hole in a wall inside Lambeau Field. Considering Odell Beckham hasn't even been in attendance and Brandon Marshall is learning the offense, this isn't a surprise. He is due $1.8 million this season, but his statistics prompt a more lucrative contract. The Giants recently picked up the fifth-year option on Beckham's rookie contract. Read More »

Highlanders' Marty Banks reveals he played against Lions with broken rib

How good would it be if they did it again? Here are our five takeaways from the thriller, which saw the Lions fall to a 2-2 record on their New Zealand tour. "That's what Peter will bring to the team on Saturday". "We're thankful that he got released for the week and he put in a quality performance". That's all we can do. Read More »

Kevin Durant says it felt 'amazing' to 'beat' LeBron James

This is Golden State's second National Basketball Association championship in three years, a huge milestone for a team that was bouncing around the first few rounds of the playoffs just a few years prior. He was almost flawless in Game 5, scoring 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting with seven rebounds and five assists. They were wildly overmatched in terms of talent and depth in this one but made it a series primarily on the backs of James, Irving and Smith. Read More »

The Brutal Text Antonio Conte Sent To Diego Costa

Questioned on whether he may yet have a future in west London, Costa told AS: "Things do not work in that way". The Stamford Bridge faithful had grown to appreciate and accept the wildish nature of Costa, understanding any attempts to tame him would be futile. Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko

The young Latvian was already a semi-finalist in Prague and runner-up in Charleston, and here she had beaten Sam Stosur to reach her first Major quarters. Introduced to tennis at the age of 5 by her mother, Jelena Jakovleva, Ostapenko was a ballroom dancer for seven years before she opted for tennis. Her shots are hard to read, so you don't really feel comfortable at any point in the match. Read More »

Jamie Nye: Feeling no sympathy for US Open whiners

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For the most part when I've been in contention in the biggest of events, they've gone my way right at the death. There's more to it than just length. An American has hoisted the trophy the last two years and a strong global field will be determined to prevent a USA hat-trick of titles. I think most players are happy with Erin Hills so far. Read More »

Riley Curry continues tradition of being adorable after Warriors win NBA Final

Fans react at Oracle Arena after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Monday, June 12, 2017 . ". Getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". He dramatically drove and dunked on Cleveland's defense, knocked down big 3-pointers and blocked shots while handling the load of defending King James. Read More »

Paris crowd pays tribute to Manchester, London victims

With Spain it was their ability to keep the ball better than us and we had to chase and chase and chase. Harry Kane , who has been in simply blistering form since the turn of the year, finished a wonderfully flowing move started by his Tottenham teammate Dele Alli . Read More »

Kohli taking nothing for granted against 'dangerous' Bangladesh

India thrashed Bangladesh by 240 runs in a warm-up match at the Oval last month, a fixture where the Tigers collapsed to 84 all out. One more pic showing Taskin Ahmed holding MS Dhoni's head also became viral during past year when India and Bangladesh were to face each other in Asia Cup final. Read More »

Fans hammer Chamberlain after England performance

Despite being a man down, France continued to push for a third goal but England goalkeeper Jack Butland did well to deny Kylian Mbappe in the 65th minute. "We should have got a result ", the England manager said. He picked out Kane lurking near the back post for an easy finish. Harry Kane , last season's Premier League top scorer, opened the scoring account as early as in the ninth minute, when Raheem Sterling's back-heel freed Ryan Bertrand from the left wing to set up a ... Read More »

McIlroy's complaint: It's the US Open, leave rough alone

That would be a really neat thing to be able to win my first two majors in the state of Wisconsin . It was kind of a new-style American links type. "I'll play nine tomorrow and nine Wednesday, and after the nine holes try to get my touch around the greens which I think will be very important", he said. Read More »

Shooting at GOP event: Rep Steve Scalise, aide shot in Virginia

A statement from Scalise's office released earlier Wednesday morning said Scalise was undergoing surgery. Capitol police in Madison patrol the building and grounds. Burbidge, head of the diocese of Arlington, Virginia, issued statements expressing sadness and offering prayers for Scalise and his family. Delivered at 11 a.m. Read More »

Players to watch at US Open

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The rains that soaked the course Monday and Tuesday might have more to do with the outcome than the fescue. As well, there is now a chief referee who has the power to make a unilateral decision on any ruling without having to discuss a situation with a committee. Read More »

Bradley's stunning early goal helps USA to 1-1 tie at Mexico

Michael Bradley knew how to take the energy out of the Estadio Azteca crowd on Sunday night. The US Men's National Team sealed valuable road point in a tie with #Mexico at the Estadio Azteca last Sunday night. Mexican midfielder Hector Herrera smacked a free kick off the bar from 30 yards after 70 minutes before Bradley hammered a volley off the post from a similar distance four minutes later but neither side could find the victor. Read More »

Proud papa Johnson poised to defend US Open title

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Open at Erin Hills in Hartford, Wis., by his performance in the 36-hole sectional qualifier at Springfield Country Club in OH last week, where Brehm said, "I shot lights out in the second round to squeeze in by one". It's just a matter of being able to do it. There is plenty of hay, thick and knee-high, for the really wayward shots. And keep a good attitude. The 117th edition of the U.S. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Eng vs NZ - Star of the Match - Jos Buttler

Jake Ball, a disappointment in England's opening day win over Bangladesh, set the tone for England when he removed the unsafe Luke Ronchi in the first over of New Zealand's response. Earlier, Root hit four fours and two sixes before chopping the ball back onto his wicket against Anderson. The Surrey man, who had not passed 20 in his previous seven ODIs, made 13 before being bowled by Adam Milne. Read More »

Rob Manfred supports decision to play Congressional Baseball Game

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The former army surgeon rushed to Scalise's side Wednesday morning after a gunman opened fire on Republicans at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "Prior to entering surgery, the Whip was in good spirits and spoke to his wife by phone", his office said in a statement. President Donald Trump says the assailant in the congressional shooting has died from his injuries. Read More »