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Golden State Warriors Beat Cleveland Cavaliers to Win NBA Championship

While Curry said he doesn't want to go to the White House, he added that the team has not discussed the issue. Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night. Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr plans to coach for 'a long time'

Superstar player Stephen Curry has referred to Trump as an " ass " in the past when asked about him. The jubilant players hoisted the Larry O'Brien Trophy and gave high fives to their fans as confetti filled the air. 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 was sure to make clear that nothing was written in stone yet, and that the Warriors would talk the scenario over as a team ... Read More »

LeBron James Becomes 1st Player to Average Triple-Double in NBA Finals


Kevin Durant obliterated Cleveland's defense with 39 points shooting 70 percent from the field and 62 percent from 3-point range. In one sense, James caught up to at least part of that ghost when he passed Jordan for the most points scored in NBA Playoffs history with a 35-point showing in a 135-102 closeout win over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden last month. Read More »

Gareth Southgate berates England after shock 2-2 draw with Scotland

Southgate refused to blame his side for conceding the second late free-kick from which Scotland scored, and is happy group leaders England still have qualification for Russian Federation in their own hands - although Slovakia will close with two points by beating Lithuania, while Slovenia are three points back. Read More »

Lallana plays 90 minutes as England draw with Scotland

England's position at the top of Group F was weakened as Slovakia and Slovenia both won, but it left Hampden Park relieved to have kept its eight-year unbeaten run in tournament qualifying matches intact. "It's one of those balls in between me and Charlie and it's at a good height that maybe Craiggy could have come out, but all three of us have got to look at ourselves that we could have done a bit better". Read More »

Koepka falls into 4-way tie at US Open


No one has accomplished such a feat since Bobby Jones swept the US and British Opens and Amateurs, the four biggest events of his day , in 1930. Hoffman birdied five of his first eight holes to get to 9 under, one shot clear of a massive logjam in second. Read More »

US Open golfer gives a heart-warming answer about friendship


He went from pouring putts into the center of the cup to burning the edges, and his 39 on the back nine cost him the lead, though not his chances of breaking through for that first major. "I had been swinging it well and it felt really, really good a couple holes later to be picking the ball out of the hole for a birdie". And they had even more company. Read More »

US Golf Open: Stacked leaderboard after two-rounds leaves tournament wide open

For the second consecutive day , the massive layout was at the mercy of the best golfers in the world, who took turns battering par and the course in the second round of the U.S. McIlroy , who had stumbled through a lacklustre opening round on Thursday, again found the going tough after teeing off on the 10th hole. "So it's pretty simple, I just didn't get it in the hole fast enough". Read More »

Golden State Warriors issue statement on report they'll skip White House visit

The Warriors will be in Las Vegas through the weekend, and are expected to attend Andre Ward's light heavyweight championship fight against Sergey Kovalev on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. LeBron James said he had never been a part of a "super team" and we all laughed. Fresh off his second NBA title, Steph Curry had his victory cigar ready to go, and he wasn't putting it away for an NBA TV interview. Read More »

US Open spectator, 94, dies at Erin Hills

Day fell back when it took him three chips from behind the green at No. 4 to get it on the putting surface, leading to the first of his two triple bogeys. Open history: 4,423 yards in 1896 at Shinnecock Hills. He's one shot back of the lead shared by four golfers who tee off later Saturday. "I'm looking forward to my shot at it". Read More »

Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open


Said Johnson, who was 3 over: "I really like this golf course, it sets up well for me". When you're trying to aim at a target usually at a normal golf course, with normal width fairways, there's some pressure in hitting the fairway. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an eight on the card", Casey said. "It was a bit of a roller coaster". The 28-year-old needed to make a fast start yesterday to avoid another early exit, but missed from five feet for birdie on the 10th - his opening ... Read More »

Ronaldo willing to leave Real Madrid, say reports

He is now at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation with the Portuguese national team where his team mate Andre Silva said that Ronaldo was motivated for the tournament. Ronaldo maintains his innocence in the tax evasion case and insisted that did everything in accordance with Spanish law. Ronaldo went on to score twice, as Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1, to retain their trophy. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open; Hadwin three back


Open by one, that's the specialness of my round. Doing it all night is not going to help and not make any difference". The rain leading into the start of the U.S. 12, 15 and 17 to come to the closing 667-yard par-5 18th at 7 under for the round. "But when you're visually looking down the fairway, I think when you're trying to aim at a target at a normal golf course, with normal width fairways, there's some pressure into hitting the fairway because it is a lot narrower than we have out here". Read More »

Fan dies at US Open

Open bid first. Victorian native Leishman sits in a three-way tie for eighth at seven-under that includes Americans Brendan Steele and Xander Schauffele. Open. It's still Saturday, 36 holes is a very long time in a US Open. Well, for one, it is a course that lends to low scoring under soft conditions, which Erin Hills has had this week. Read More »

Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation


If Trump was instead referring to Mueller, that would also raise questions, since the tweet indicated that "the man" is someone who told the president to fire Comey, and there have been no reports that Mueller was involved in that decision. Read More »

US Open Day Three

Two others with Cowboys connections missed the cut of 1-over 145: Peter Uihlein (2-over ) and Alex Noren (5 over). He three-putted on No. 13. At one time seven players were tied for the lead at seven-under and then again at eight-under with nobody able to gain separation until Thomas ripped a mighty three-wood second shot and then drained his eight-foot eagle putt at 18 sparking thundering roars from the massive gallery. Read More »

Polanco breaks out of slump, Pirates top Cubs 4-3

In Rizzo's first two tries as a leadoff man in his seven-year career, the slugging first baseman who usually bats cleanup led off both games this week with home runs against the New York Mets at Citi Field. Koji Uehera (2-3) pitched a scoreless inning. Andrew McCutchen drove in Bell with a single in the sixth for a 4-3 lead. Speaking of Butler , he gave up four runs on four hits while walking three over 5.2 innings of work, not factoring in the decision. Read More »

Last-ranked Pakistan first into ICC final


England captain Eoin Morgan said. "But more than anything we've got to keep that drive we've had over the last 18 months to keep getting better - so when that World Cup does come around we're in the best shape possible to give ourselves the best chance of contending in that final". Read More »

Thomas leads at US Open

Open record and broke another. That's the lowest differential after 36 holes in the U.S. Open, mainly because until 2012, everyone within 10 shots of the lead made the cut at the U.S. You could get after it a little bit. About an inch of rain fell at Erin Hills golf course overnight. It was all part of a dizzying day at the U.S. Open where at times the leaderboard resembled a game of musical chairs with names moving up and down. Read More »

Celtics reportedly looking to make a deal for top pick with Sixers


Mason, the consensus national player of the year, has worked out with several teams since guiding to the Jayhawks to the Elite Eight. For that chance, I think they should make the trade with the 76ers and get even more future draft picks and still get a player who is high up on their board. Read More »

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

In the fourth inning of the Red Sox-Yankees game, Tanaka was visited on the mound by Horie and pitching coach Larry Rothschild. Let's take a trip back to July 1978: The Red Sox are rolling toward an inevitable pennant in a cozy 14-game lead over the defending world champion Yankees . Read More »

Zaheer Abbas wants Pakistan to avenge shameful defeat against India in final


Saha added that the men in blue have bowled well against every opposition and every game was vital, when asked whether it will be a competition between Pakistan bowlers and Indian batsmen. "The guys are under no illusion as to what the expectation is on them, but they're genuinely excited". They're going in the right direction. Q. Will the fact that India gave Pakistan a hiding in the opener, weigh on Pakistan's mind? "I don't think the first game (against Pakistan in Birmingham) ... Read More »