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LeBron James Responds to Draymond Green's 'Quickie' Shirt

The Cavs had drafted Kyrie Irving in 2011 and then added Kevin Love via trade to form their own "Big Three". The All-Star forward said while he respects Cavs forward LeBron James , he didn't forget James taking jabs at the Warriors after losing the finals up 3-1 in the series previous year . Read More »

Draymond Green: Warriors Made LeBron James Go Bald

Perhaps this is Green's payback for what LeBron James did when they clinched the championship a year ago and wore an " Ultimate Warrior " shirt as he made his way back to his hometown. James heaped praises on Durant, calling him a "talent of his own", while joining his teammates in piling on Green . James also talked about the great Michael Jordan's retirement in 1996 that led to some National Basketball Association players joining other teams to form, well, super teams. Read More »

The Golden State Warriors Are Undecided On Visit To Trump's White House

Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed his disappointment with the election results last November saying after the election that President Donald Trump regularly used "racist, misogynist, insulting words" during his campaign. Finals MVP Kevin Durant is celebrating his first title, and unlike some of his star teammates has never had the chance to visit the White House after winning an National Basketball Association championship. Read More »

Gorman: Penguins follow Mike Sullivan's way to another Stanley Cup win

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This marks the 11th consecutive year that Emrick, Olczyk and McGuire have combined to call the Stanley Cup Final for NBC Sports Group. Other details were still being finalized Monday and will be announced later. GM Jim Rutherford may have to get creative to help Pittsburgh try to become the first team to win the Cup in three consecutive years since the Islanders' dynasty years from 1980-83. Read More »

Confederations Cup Kicks Off In Russia One Year Ahead Of World Cup

Nearly 25 minutes into the second half, Russian forward Fedor Smolov cannoned another goal for his team after having received a flawless assist from Alexander Samedov. Manager Stanislav Cherchesov has made a host of changes to form a new-look team following a hugely disappointing Euro 2016 campaign, where they finished with just one point from three group games. Read More »

Top 3 all miss US Open cut

Speaking about the changes he made previous year, Fleetwood added: "I went back to my old coach and had one of my best mates caddying and I think that can't be underestimated, having your friend with you, whether you're leading the US Open or playing a casual round at home . Read More »

Russia eases to 2-0 Confederations Cup win over New Zealand

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Petersburg. Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the first match of the Confederations Cup tomorrow. "But on the whole, I am satisfied with the result, the guys' devotion and determination", Mutko said. Next year's World Cup will take place in 12 stadiums spread across 11 cities, including Moscow , St Petersburg, Kazan and Sochi which are the host cities for the Confederations Cup. Read More »

Hosts Russia see off New Zealand in Confederations Cup opener

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Cristiano Ronaldo , battling accusations of tax evasion and speculation over his club future, is concentrating only on the Confederations Cup , his Portugal teammate Andre Silva said Friday. "[But] individuals don't win tournaments, teams win tournaments". But in emerging talents such as midfield pair Aleksandr Golovin and Aleksei Miranchuk, who are both 21, Cherchesov has good reason to believe his team can cover those losses. Read More »

Pakistan secures ICC final berth

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His knock and the bowlers' performance have meant that Pakistan now travels to London for the final on June 18 where it will take on the victor of the India v Bangladesh semi-final. None of England's free-swinging batsmen finished their innings with a strike rate exceeded 100 as Pakistan's bowlers brilliantly choked their attacking options. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sohail takes a U-turn on match-fixing allegations

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The magnificent catch Fakhar Zaman took to dismiss Moeen Ali was a proof it was a different day on the field for the Pakistanis, famed for sloppy fielding on most occasions. While nobody expected them to show teeth in the tournament, Pakistan have forced the critics to take their words back with a stunning show in their last three games. Read More »

Flames acquire Mike Smith from Arizona

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Smith's acquisition means that, for the third consecutive season, the Flames' will have a new No. 1 face in goal. As all 30 teams jockeyed to get their rosters set and prepare to lose a player - either seven forwards, three defencemen and a goalie or eight skaters and a goalie could be protected - the Knights were about to enter an exclusive window to pursue restricted and unrestricted free agents left unprotected. Read More »

I'm not in Conte's plans, says Costa

Costa had previously fallen out with Conte following a January bid from the Far East which the Stamford Bridge club duly dismissed. "If it was a fair fight [for a starting position], I would consider staying, but if it's not I have to leave". Read More »

Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue good form in Russia

The 32-year-old Real Madrid superstar's build-up to the tournament in Russian Federation has been overshadowed after he was this week accused by prosecutors in Spain of defrauding the authorities of 14.7 million Euros ($16.5m) in tax through offshore companies. Read More »

Virat Kohli: India will be neither arrogant nor 'intimidated' against Pakistan

Some teams start very confidently and then they fade off. Arthur suggested he and the staff made a mistake in analysing India too much, creating a fear that came out on the field at Edgbaston. "Until now, we have never spoken of the semi-final in any different way". Even today's practice was something extra. "At the same time, neither are we too intimidated nor are we too arrogant about what we are doing". Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan stun England to reach final

If Pakistan have defeated England, it is only due to his captaincy. There wasn't too much wrong. And having watched the game against Sri Lanka , we actually didn't think it was that bad. They were looking at an embarrassing defeat when they slumped to 33 for four but Shakib Al Hasan (114) and Mahmudullah (102 not out) turned the match around with a brilliant new Bangladesh record stand of 224. Read More »

Shot US congressman Scalise improving

Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", said Dr. Steve Scalise , who was shot Wednesday while practicing for the game with his colleagues. The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson III of IL, died after a shootout with police. Read More »

Louis Oosthuizen makes a little noise at US Open

He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. He eventually bypassed a logjam at five under par, two shots behind Fowler, and nibbled at the leader from a prime position at 66. Also back in the mix: the mighty Paul Casey . The Englishman has roared back to life with four straight birdies and is back to being one shot off the lead. Read More »

US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

Everything was in good shape. And, although McIlroy also recorded a 71 thanks to four birdies in his last six holes, the damage had already been done by a 78 on Thursday, when a record 44 players had broken par in the benign conditions. Read More »

Rory McIlroy Roasted Steve Elkington on Twitter

Three players ranked among the world's top five will be participating, and six of the top 20 are in the field: Rory McIlroy (No. 2), Jason Day (No. 3), Jordan Spieth (No. Elkington also claimed McIlroy was happy enough with four majors and "100 million in the bank". Elkington then replied that he knew McIlroy was a "money guy" and that Jack Nicklaus won 18 major titles and never spoke about money. Read More »

Curry and Durant out to build a Warriors dynasty

The Warriors went 15-1 in the postseason and knocked off Cleveland in five games, 12 months after blowing a three-games-to-one lead to the Cavs. "Maybe (Trump) doesn't (invite us) and we don't go, or we don't say anything and make a big deal of it, and he doesn't make a big deal of it and we go our separate ways". Read More »

Habs send D Beaulieu to Sabres for pick

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Beaulieu makes sense for the Sabres, though, as he's a smart two-way player who can work on the man advantage. Beaulieu is scheduled to become a restricted free agent on July 1st. Buffalo traded its own third-rounder in this transaction, retaining the third-rounder it got previous year from Washington for defenseman Mike Weber. Read More »

Is Cristiano Ronaldo ready to leave Real Madrid?

Ronaldo was making the headlines on Friday, two days before Portugal's Confederations Cup debut in Russian Federation, because of a report that said he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain following allegations that he defrauded the country's tax authorities. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: 5 things that might cost India the final

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The team management has declared that he is available for the final. "Amir bowled today (at the nets). I think Pakistan team has some good players who could be match winners". For Pakistan the plans are in place but it would only be revealed at the ground. I also remember the early run-out from Robin Uthappa, RP (Singh) getting the wickets, me getting three wickets and the last over bowled by Joginder Sharma and the catch that S Sreesanth took. Read More »

Warriors Guard Steph Curry Won't Go to White House if Invited

Green wore a t-shirt at Thursday's championship parade and rally in Oakland, California that read , "Quickie", with the "Q" styled to mimic the Cavaliers' arena, which is referred to as The Q. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee also rode on floats in the parade, which was marked with a heavy police presence. Curry told reporters that he'd been asked by someone months ago if he'd want to go visit the controversial president, and said then that he wasn't keen on the ... Read More »