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Draymond Green, LeBron James trade barbs over NBA's 'superteam' trend

After all, he had been seen earlier in the day on Instagram , too busy in the gym, dancing, working, and showing off his newly shaven head to spend time watching the Warriors celebrate the title. "We got them out here quick". "I had a insane idea for a shirt, and I waited too long to try to get somebody to draw it up". "(Myers) doesn't get the credit he deserves", Green said. Read More »

US Open 2017: Four tied atop leaderboard heading into weekend

McIlroy will join Day at the US PGA Tour's Travelers Championship in CT next week."I saw some positives and hopefully I can take them to the Travelers", McIlroy, who has been sidelined a total of 10 weeks with a rib injury in 2017, said. He opened Thursday with a 9-over 81. Over the final few holes, with Justin Rose struggling to try to make the cut and McIlroy finally playing well, Day was simply trying to stay out of the way. Read More »

Joe Root bids to learn from Champions Trophy agony


But just three days later Pakistan , the lowest-ranked side in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide teams bounced back to defeat number one South Africa . "I think we did not bowl in the right areas". The bookmakers say we're heading for a Pakistan-India final on Sunday night which would be a cracker, but a Bangladesh upset would also be fantastic for cricket . Read More »

Rickie Fowler makes three straight bogeys, falls out of US Open lead

Still to be determined is what kind of test Erin Hills can present the rest of the week, especially with more rain on the way Friday and Saturday afternoon. McIlroy shot 78-71 (with birdies at four of his last six holes) to miss it by four. McIlroy dismissed the notion of being rusty before the tournament, but conceded on his way out of Wisconsin that he hasn't played almost enough. Read More »

Leishman in touch in US Open second round

Open , which saw him break par despite dropping five shots in four holes on his first nine. He did it without making a bogey or breaking much of a sweat in the Wisconsin heat, and saving the smiles for after his round. However, after dropping another shot on the 15th, Casey regained his composure superbly to birdie the 17th and 18th, the latter being the second longest hole in major history at 676 yards. Read More »

US Open: Sergio Garcia happy with position heading into weekend

He managed to keep his drives, which average 299.5 yards, out of the high fescue. The US Golf Association said in a statement that the advertising blimp crashed in an open field about half a mile from the Erin Hills golf course. "So it would be nice to get rid of that at some point", Fowler said. I'm not saying that this is the week or isn't the week. "There's definitely a lot of golf to be played". Read More »

Root rues England letting slip 'golden chance' for glory


Someone has helped you win the game. But few would dispute that India-Pakistan is now the world game's premier contest - certainly not the ICC who, by their own admission, now fix the draw at their events to ensure the Asian giants meet in the group phase. Read More »

Andy Murray to begin to find his top form

The world number one fell behind two breaks and the eighth seed served out the set after just 35 minutes of play. As a result of the downpours, all four men's quarter-finals will be played on Wedneday with Andy Murray against Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka facing Marin Cilic . Read More »

Hussey: Bangladesh deserve to be in the semi-finals

Yet if you thought that might burden them with unbearable pressure, Wood is clear this group of players are not only relishing the challenge but having the time of their lives in the process. "When I was younger, ten years ago, maybe I would have been disappointed at being left out", he said. "I knew I could catch up. It is an opportunity for us but I want to request everybody not to think we will go all the way to win the title", Mortaza said. Read More »

LeBron James Suffers Another Loss

He also added many fans believe James will "likely" move to one of the Los Angeles teams after suffering from losing in Game 5 against the Warriors. The Lakers now seem to have a better chance to have more cap space given that president of basketball operations Magic Johnson has spoken numerous times about saving cap space for 2018 , while the Clippers might have to commit big money to Paul, Blake Griffin and J.J. Read More »

India wary of maverick Pakistan in high-octane final

It was a lovely wicket to bat on and the outfield was quick, so I think it was great conditions and as a batsman, you do want to capitalize", he said. And everyone's eyes are on the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh . "But (now) on the biggest stage it is India v Pakistan ". BCCI has not given any official statements on the same but it is considering it Pakistan's excuse to avoid India in finals. Read More »

Cabrera, Quintana lead White Sox over Blue Jays 11-4


That chorus has surely been muffled, if not downright silenced, after the ugliness that transpired on the mound early on in the game against Chicago at Rogers Centre. Pearce and Jays designated hitter, Kendrys Morales , both managed to hit solo home runs which unfortunately didn't do too much to impact the score. He finished tied for seventh in American League Cy Young Award voting and led all AL starters with a 3.00 earned-run average. Read More »

Warriors celebrate triumph with street parade

Kevin Durant traded in his Oklahoma City Thunder jersey for a Golden State Warriors uniform which unsettled a few pundits, namely Stephen A. Smith. I'll have that mindset, KD will have that mindset, I know Andre, Shaun, all the guys up to renegotiate new contracts - we'll see what happens - but it's the beauty of what I know of this team. Read More »

French Open suspended by rain, Bacsinszky and Ostapenko into semi-finals

I'm getting more confident, so if I keep it up, I think anything can happen". STAT OF THE DAY: It will be a double birthday celebration when Swiss Timea Bacsinszky meets Jelena Ostapenko in the semi-finals. She was again unable to back it up and Bacsinszky took the next four games to stretch to what proved to be a crucial 5-3 lead. The matchup suits Ostapenko, the 2014 Wimbledon junior champion: She is 4-0 against Wozniacki. Read More »

Lacob: Warriors will keep Curry at any cost

The sheer presence and brilliance of LeBron James is enough to get them to the Finals, but they'll need some more firepower to win it all. The champagne was barely dry after the Warriors celebrated their Game 5 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers to claim the 2017 National Basketball Association title before speculation ran wild on social media on Tuesday the Warriors would skip the traditional ceremony honoring the National Basketball Association champions at the White House. Read More »

Stephen Curry on Potential Invite to White House: 'I Still Wouldn't Go'

James said he had no reason to feel sorry for himself. And Durant knows James will soon be working on new ways to dethrone the Warriors . And after Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank referred to the president as a " real asset ", Warriors star Steph Curry told the Mercury News he agreed with him "if you remove the "et" from " asset ". Read More »

No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open

This is the first ever U.S. Open to be played in Wisconsin and the first to be played in the Midwest since the tournament was at Chicago's Olympia Fields in 2003. Open courses in recent history. In a wide-ranging press conference ahead of the 2017 event, the organisations's Senior Managing Director of Rules, Competitions & Equipment Standards, John Bodenhamer, outlined a comprehensive upgrade to the way the USGA will deal with real-time rules issues beginning at Erin Hills. Read More »

Draymond Green throws jabs at LeBron James, Cavs at Warriors championship rally

James signed a two-plus-one deal in 2016. "They're going to be around for a while", LeBron said of the Warriors who he's battled for the National Basketball Association title in three straight years . Would Dwyane Wade go back there? "I can't forget the Ultimate Warrior t-shirt past year from LeBron or the 3-1 tombstone cookies", Green told NBC Bay Area during Thursday's championship rally. Read More »

Rafael Nadal wins record 10th French Open title


He broke Wawrinka on his very first serve and again broke him twice to win the final set 6-1 as he completed his long awaited La Decima! "He puts this doubt in your head when you play against him", said Wawrinka , who had been 3-0 in Grand Slam finals, including a victory over Nadal at the 2014 Australian Open . Read More »

Day misses a major cut for first time in five years

Brian Harman and Tommy Fleetwood , playing together, were at 6 under. There was some good stuff mixed in with a lot of poor stuff. Erin Hills made its debut as a U.S. "I don't want to say it comes easy, but I've done it a few times this year, so I'm not uncomfortable when I get into that three or four birdies in a row". Read More »

LeBron James says he didn't start superteams


I was on the team when this thing kinda got started. "I'm petty", Green confirmed on Thursday, in case you hadn't figured it out already. It turns out James had an answer for that comment, too. Just for him to have that response shows his character, to obviously not be down by the fact [that they lost]. Jefferson, who has long shaved his head, added. Read More »