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Oakland celebrates Warriors' second title in three years

He got off his bus and hopped and shouted as he gave high fives to the crowd. "We just won a championship, and I can guarantee that wasn't on anybody's mind as we were enjoying this", Finals MVP Kevin Durant said Wednesday. Green wore a T-shirt that read, "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the logo on the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena, which is referred to as The Q. Green told NBC Bay Area that the shirt reflected the Warriors' quick win over the Cavaliers. Read More »

AB De Villiers Apologises After South Africa's Loss


He praised the players for their impressive performers in the past and stated that the cricket network in South Africa is consistently churning out talented players. "This is an exciting opportunity for the newcomers to play alongside world-class and experienced players like AB, Farhaan, David Miller, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris and Wayne Parnell", Zondi said. Read More »

Warriors' Andre Iguodala Says 'Hell Nah' To Visiting Donald Trump, White House

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry , left, and Shaun Livingston speak with reporters during a news conference Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Oakland , Calif. Championship visits to the White House became a regular occurrence under former President Ronald Reagan . The Golden State Warriors found themselves at the center of both the political and basketball universe in the days since they captured their second NBA title in three years. Read More »

Real Madrid says confident Ronaldo acted legally in tax fraud case

The Portugal global winger has denied defrauding the Spanish tax office out of £13m, according to the Sun . In the indictment, the prosecution alleged that Cristiano had evaded tax "in a conscious and voluntary manner". On Thursday, Cristiano Ronaldo took to Instagram and added to his personal attempt to play it down. The complaint alleged Ronaldo created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide earnings from image rights between 2011 and 2014. Read More »

It's INDIA vs PAKISTAN in Champions Trophy final

Up until then, Tamim had limped to 17 off 39 balls but seemed galvanised thereafter as he dispatched the free hit for four down the ground before launching the same bowler over deep midwicket for a brutal six en route to his 62-ball half-century - the fourth time he had passed 50 in his last five ODI innings. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy Semi Final Preview

After suffering a comprehensive 124-run defeat to rivals India in their rain-affected clash at Edgbaston, Pakistan stunned South Africa to claim an unexpected 19-run victory on DLS. England's decision to drop Jason Roy in favour of Jonny Bairstow (43) produced more runs at the top of the order, but the opening stand was brief as the normally reliable Alex Hales fell for just 13 - Rumman Raees (2-44) taking his maiden one-day worldwide wicket. Read More »

Leishman 'feeling good' but eyeing improvement at Erin Hills

On a wild day of highs and lows - and even a commercial blimp that crashed and caught fire outside the golf course during the round - Fowler emerged with a one-shot lead over Paul Casey and U.S. "I didn't drive it great but when I did miss it I was in not that bad a spot". But the combination of wide fairways and a course softened by thunderstorms earlier in the week meant that 24 players were under par after the first four hours of play. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates win with a new haircut


While the Italians equalized soon after with Mario Mandzuci's stunning overhead kick, it was the Spanish team who kicked on in the second half. He also received the MVP of the final , thanks to his great performance in his fifth final in the European competition. Read More »

NHL: Looming expansion draft turns up trade chatter


Then again, it could be a goaltender . The full list of picks made and contracts signed by Vegas will be unveiled throughout the show. Can the Golden Knights make side deals? They've hired a head coach, Gerard Gallant . What happens to Ward and Lack? The Carolina Hurricanes' Eddie Lack (31) reacts after the New York Islanders' Andrew Ladd (16), a former Hurricane, scored a power play goal against him during game against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena on April 6, 2017. Read More »

McIlroy, Day try to make up ground, make cut at US Open

Few in the 156 player field, however, had a more wretched day than Englishman Danny Willett, the 2016 Masters champion who handed in a nine-over 81. "I got 50 feet away before the first tank exploded, and then I pulled him about another 60 feet away before the second one exploded". Read More »

Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations

But alas, Cristiano Ronaldo , arguably the hottest player on the hottest soccer team in Europe, may soon be saying "adios" to Madrid if sports publications in Spain and his native Portugal have got the story right. The mid-season window is opening on Monday in China, and the news that Ronaldo wants to leave Real will put a number of Chinese Super League clubs on red alert. Read More »

Pakistan CT tie becomes highest-rated ODI in BARC history


It was only on June 4 that India launched their title defence with a 124-run rout of Pakistan at Edgbaston. India and Pakistan have only met in one ICC final - the 2007 World Twenty20 showpiece, which was won by India . In the end, India finished the match in the 46th over, winning by 6 wickets. The three editions prior to 2004, perhaps due to its short and sharp schedule and the unequal form of the teams, could not accommodate the spectacle. Read More »

5 reasons the Nashville Predators were beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins

So, will Sullivan give next season's Pittsburgh team the same spiel and use the possibility of a three-peat as motivation? "I think we still play together long time and maybe when we retire think about it", Malkin said. That elevates Murray into the same territory as Montreal great Ken Dryden, who as a rookie led the Habs to a Stanley Cup championship in 1971. Chad Ruhwedel (six games, 14:06 per) and Mark Streit (three games, 15:03 per) filled in when Schultz and Daley were out with ... Read More »

Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

The world No.1 is also wary of players further down the draw. "Rafa has not played a lot on the grass in the last few years and will be going without grass-court matches, but will be very confident". "But I think I'll be all right". After reaching the quarter-finals at the French Open, Murray paid tribute to the victims of the recent attacks in Manchester and London. Read More »

Barack Obama Sent Kevin Durant Congratulations Text After Game 5

It instead pointed out Durant's incredible defense. "Congrats, your defense was really good, which was random", said Durant about the text. "Well, he sent a text through somebody to get to me". "It's the business of basketball obviously so nothing is for sure, but here I feel like we can work that out and we'll have a chance to do this again next year", Durant said. Read More »

Eric Abidal: 'AS Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe not worth £120m'


The Evening Standard reports that Giroud is inclined to stay but is wary of his position in the France national team, where he is now the first choice striker, but a lack of game time may force manager Didier Deschamps to look the other way, especially with the World Cup in Russian Federation scheduled for next year. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo seeks Real Madrid exit after tax accusations


Cristiano Ronaldo reacted to accusations that he evaded paying taxes of 14.7 million euros ($16.4 million) by saying that remaining silent was the "best answer". Real Madrid have backed the star, stating that they are behind the man who scored two goals in the final of the Champions League just a fortnight ago. Read More »

Former UFC Champ Matt Hughes Airlifted to Medical Facility


The crossing was marked only with a sign, state police said. Hughes, a high school state wrestling champion at Hillsboro, won his first UFC World Welterweight title in 2001. He has a 45-9 record all time and was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame in 2010. Continue to stay tuned for updates as they become available. Until recently, Hughes had been working as a UFC vice president, but had been mulling an MMA comeback. Read More »

Top Republican Congressman, 3 Others Shot When Gunman Opens Fire

The wound shattered bones, tore organs and caused severe bleeding. Scalise returned to surgery Thursday morning. Colleagues who visited Scalise sounded generally upbeat, but spoke more in terms of hopes than the confident predictions of the immediate aftermath a day earlier. Read More »