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Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors

Durant might be asked to do the same - take less than he might command elsewhere to allow Golden State to keep Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston without salary cap issues . Myers realizes adding Durant might not have worked so well with anyone but the Warriors . Remember when LeBron complained in January, after a loss in New Orleans? "It's different just because of what happened previous year". Read More »

Real celebrates 12th European Cup with fans


Madrid's attacking brilliance proved too hard for Juventus to contain, giving Zinedine Zidane his second Champions League title in 18 months of top-flight management. "We have to give credit to Zidane, he helped us in 2001 by bringing in his talent and changing the course of history, and now as a coach he is doing a tremendous job and we have to thank him". Read More »

Wawrinka ready for Murray rematch

Despite holding the top spot in the ATP world rankings since November, Murray has exceeded pre-tournament expectations in Paris but he will now have the belief that he can reach a second successive final. "I think he's a very good umpire". "I don't even know if I win or lost". "It's never easy and I think this week he's been playing well, I've been watching some matches". Read More »

Here's the NBA Finals' top moments on Facebook and Twitter

Magic Johnson lost in the title series four times, while his main rival, Larry Bird, lost twice . So after the Warriors clinched the championship Monday night, a reporter asked James this question: "You've been a part of two super teams, the one you have here, the one you had in Miami". Read More »

Kevin Durant's Mom Will Make You Cry

Shaun Livingston had a insane knee injury. Durant's decision to depart the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors was criticized by many , and the title was a bit of redemption for the long-time superstar. "I'm picturing this scene where I go in and say, 'Hey everybody, everyone be quiet". It's easier said than done, obviously, but that's the goal. It's what our fans want to see, it's what we provide in this league. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows


Fowler was the pick of the morning starters at Erin Hills, capitalising on softened greens and a lack of wind early in the day to fire seven birdies in a bogey-free round. 6 hole. Spieth shot a 73 and was eight shots behind. "I know if I can hit fairways around here, the course is still soft enough you can get it close and give yourself a lot of looks for birdies". Read More »

Bangladesh, NZ hopes on the line

I think if we're truly going to be contenders for this tournament, we need to beat the best teams. 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. Read More »

National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House

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. And in these Finals, it was well-earned. He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. The Cavaliers had a strong start. His first season back in Northeast Ohio was marked by locker-room bickering and a two-week layoff to rest nagging aches. Read More »

Aaron Judge Hits Longest Home Run of the Season

The 12th pitch in the sequence, a 3-0 toss in to Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro , resulted in a crack of the bat and Orioles radio broadcaster Joe Angel immediately announcing with disgust, "Home run!" NY (35-23) has won three straight, outscoring rivals Boston and Baltimore 25-3 over the last three nights, to equal a season high at 12 games over.500. Read More »

Tottenham boss Pochettino eager to start new season

Tottenham lost to Chelsea in an FA Cup semifinal match at Wembley last season, and also lost two of its three games at the national stadium in the group stage of the Champions League . West Ham will not play at the London Stadium until September due to the World Athletics Championships https://t.co/IqXszcfkDw #WHUFC pic.twitter.com/1ff2b02x5g - talkSPORT. Read More »

The internet can hardly handle LeBron James' new haircut

BS: They're a well-coached team. Kevin Durant was named MVP of the Finals and dedicated the award to his mother, who appeared alongside him on the court following the big win. When you put the pieces together, the idea of Warriors shaking hands and taking pictures with Trump on the South Lawn seems highly unlikely. Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder were eliminated in the 2016 Western Conference Finals by the Warriors and he made a decision to join the rival franchise the ... Read More »

Fowler prefers his followers on leaderboard not social media

Open venue. After teeing off on the 10th and opening with four pars, the problems for Johnson began on the par-five 14th when he three-putted for a double-bogey seven. If he can hang on, Fowler will earn his first major victory. Erin Hills must have felt like another planet, not the same state. It was the highest opening round by a defending U.S. Read More »

Belmont Stakes: Watch Tapwrit run to victory

Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Robert LaPenta's Tapwrit closed out the 2017 Triple Crown series in style, capturing the $1.5 million NYRABets Belmont Stakes (GI) by two lengths over a field of nine sophomores that mostly represented a group of what amounted to the last men standing after a grueling sophomore spring. Read More »

Relive Rickie Fowler's brilliant opening US Open round in just 138 seconds

I hit enough fairways today to shoot a good score". Johnson wasn't the only one to struggle in his group. Spieth also made just one birdie and lamented numerous missed chances. "I'll be really glad that I was there and present". The course was set up at 7,845 yards, the longest of any major. Playing downwind meant the length was not much of an issue and a total of four eagles and 62 birdies resulted in a scoring average of 4.639. Read More »

Kedar's spell made the difference, says skipper Kohli

At the halfway stage of the innings, India were cruising at 164/1 needing another 101 runs for victory when Sharma hooked Mustafizur for a six to bring up his century. "He's not a surprise package (Kedar), he's a smart guy, he knows where to pitch the ball and see what the wicket is offering". "It could have been close to 300". Read More »

'One of those days' as McIlroy finds trouble in Erin Hills rough

He hit 13 of 14 fairways on Erin Hills' generous wide driving zones and hit 14 of 18 greens in regulation. Fowler, teeing off on the 10th, was quickly into his stride with back-to-back birdies on his second and third holes. I missed a lot of really good opportunities. "That was the big key for me". McIlroy, who is returning to action after a rib injury, opened with an early eagle but was unable to maintain his momentum and finished with a six-over-par 78. Read More »

Will Warriors head to the White House?

With winning a championship routinely comes the opportunity to visit the White House, but it's not clear if the newly-crowned Golden State Warriors will pay a visit to President Donald Trump just yet. The White House hosted the National Champion Clemson football team on Monday. "You don't see some of the qualities you talk about, the resilience, the ability to communicate, the compassion". Read More »

Thibaut Courtois is envious of David De Gea as Chelsea talks breakdown


According to the Times , the two parties have ended talks after Courtois demanded parity with rival De Gea by becoming the best paid goalkeeper in England. Courtois spoke recently of wanting a " good deal " as a reward for his good form this season and success overall since returning to the club in 2014 from a three-year loan at Atletico Madrid. Read More »

Sailing-Sweden beat New Zealand to level America's Cup duel


It was a spectacular conclusion to a wild day's racing, says Tom Cary in the Daily Telegraph . "In 30 years of racing I've never seen anything like that", an incredulous Ben Ainslie said. "She's still upright, so that's a good start", SoftBank helmsman Dean Barker said after both boats took a beating. Ainslie, 40, one of the world's most accomplished sailors, hoped to become the first Englishman to hoist the Auld Mug in victory. Read More »

Warriors fans expecting more championships

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors holding onto the Larry O Brien Trophy. Residents of Oakland , which lost one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire. Read More »

Jadhav's spell changed the course of the game: Kohli


Rohit was well supported by captain Virat Kohli , who struck an unbeaten 96. Jadeja created a record yesterday, becoming the first bowler to bowl all 10 overs in one spell at the Champions Trophy . Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharama achieved an 87-run stand before the former was dismissed. Since they are very good players of spin bowling, dealing with the spinners has also not been much of a problem. Read More »

NBA prospect De'Aaron Fox joins chorus of anti-LaVar Ball sentiment

Despite the Suns being set with Eric Bledsoe at point guard and Tyler Ulis as a backup, Fox is "being highly considered for the fourth pick, along with Isaac, Tatum and Jackson", Gambadoro said Thursday. And he always plays better in big games. When they lost to North Carolina two days later, he was in tears in the locker room as his career came to an end. Read More »

Johnson and Gretzky welcome second son

In the pic, she wore a fitted tan sweater and held up an ultrasound photo that said "Baby Johnson ". O'Connor shared a photo of the baby at the hospital on Tuesday, writing, "Meet the handsome baby boy of Paulina Gretzky & Dustin Johnson ". Read More »