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Cavs must win tonight or the Warriors are the NBA Champions


The win spelled redemption for the Warriors , who brought forward Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. The 28-year-old Durant , who joined Golden State last year in free agency, won the Finals MVP honor along with his first National Basketball Association title. Read More »

Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. He had 10 points, 12 rebounds and five assists in the clincher. He didn't just fit in and play a supporting role to finally hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy. Read More »

Players aim to stay fresh ahead of US Open grind

And which championship-caliber players are now flying under the radar? "Growing up, I always believed you needed to be good driver of the golf ball to win the US Open ", said Scott. There are still so many unknowns. The rough at Erin Hills looks very similar to that at Carnoustie, where Garcia nearly won the Open in 2007, losing in a play-off to Padraig Harrington. Read More »

Bengaluru FC, Tata join ISL bandwagon


The steel giant, which has been a pioneer in the development of sports in India , won the bid with Jamshedpur as the host city and will be part of ISL from the next season. The ISL started in 2014 with eight city based teams - Atletico de Kolkata , NorthEast United, Delhi Dynamos, FC Goa, Mumbai City FC, FC Pune City, Chennaiyin FC and Kerala Blasters. Read More »

ICC Champions trophy : Manoj Tiwary calls Rashid Latif donkey


Sehwag, who is known for his straightforward attitude, remarked that Bangladesh is the grandson and Pakistan is India's son. Tiwary was too blunt while thrashing Rashid Latif and he also warned him not do record any such video to insult an Indian legend who had played a fantastic cricket in his career. Read More »

Tyron Lue doesn't buy that Cavaliers have nothing to lose

Mission accomplished - and he has been named NBA Finals MVP . "Obviously, we haven't felt this feeling walking off the court with a loss in a while, but we have done a good job bouncing back and being resilient all year". For most of five games - sans a big Game 4 win - Cleveland had no answer for everything Golden State threw at them. But Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue isn't going to buy into a nothing-to-lose mentality. Read More »

Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video


Woods was arrested after police found his Mercedes at the side of the road with the engine running, indicators flashing and the golfer asleep at the wheel. He tried to follow the light, but the officer can be heard saying Woods wasn't following instructions. The arrest affidavit listed four medications, including Vicodin, that Woods reported taking. Read More »

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant claims Finals MVP


James toiled hard on Monday with 41 points and 13 rebounds but was denied his fourth National Basketball Association championship ring, while teammate Kyrie Irving scored 26 points. "But we're champions and it's incredible doing it on our home court". True to their championship form, the Cavs wouldn't go away. Through two games of these Finals, the Warriors' margin for error looked to be as wide as the San Francisco Bay. Read More »

Bengaluru: Onset of monsoon in Karnataka further delayed


The south-west monsoon has finally arrived in Mumbai and many parts of the city have witness heaving pouring on Monday evening. In Maharashtra it has only reached Parbhani district. Cherrapunji received 318 mm of rain while Bhira in Maharashtra recorded 150 mm rainfall. "With all preparations from our side in place, we are hoping for a smooth monsoon", he had said. Read More »

Warriors Beat Cavs 129-120 For 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years


The Cavs managed to stave off elimination once in this series with a 137-116 win in Game 4 at home but couldn't pull off another improbable comeback this year. They were happy to play the game at the Warriors pace, and they beat them at their own game. Cleveland has won four straight Finals elimination games, rallying from a 3-1 series deficit to win the championship previous year and then winning 137-116 in Game 4 on Friday night to extend this series. Read More »

Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5


LeBron James led the way, connecting on five of his first six shots. Golden State is taking its second shot at clinching the National Basketball Association championship Monday night. "We have to be more on edge". "We battled. But we did it". "We'll just come and play our game, continue to build on what we've been doing since Day 1 of training camp", said Warriors star Kevin Durant , attempting to brush all distractions aside. Read More »

Draymond Green Says Clevelanders 'Don't Seem To Be The Sharpest People Around'


But Green didn't leave the court, and referees said the technical they called after Green's foul with 1:55 remaining in the first quarter was on Kerr - though the official box score had it listed as Green. "So if they didn't call it (ejecting Pachulia), then I guess it wasn't anything". The wildly combative and fiery game had 51 personal fouls, seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul and a number of dust-ups. Read More »

Turmoil for IndyCar with the pack back at repaved Texas

The win takes Power to equal ninth on the IndyCar all-time winner's list. "Very intense from first lap to the last lap", Kanaan said. I think that stability, and as I said, a wider engineering team with Craig Hampson coming and Olivier [Boisson], I think they've been able to share ideas with their experience from our teams on how the team has been running. Read More »

Trump welcomes NCAA champion football team to White House


He's flanked by Reps. The Clemson Tigers were recognized by President Donald Trump Monday afternoon for their 2017 national football title. It's a once-in-a-lifetime experience to celebrate their title win over 'Bama with the president as well, an experience they'll never forget, we're sure. Read More »

With backs to the wall, Cavaliers' Irving at his best

The Cavs denied that opportunity on Friday in a surprising blowout over the Warriors . They set NBA Finals records for points in a quarter (49 in the first), points in a half (86) and made three-pointers (24). Cleveland and Golden State are the NBA's 1 percent, and based on this years NBA Playoffs, it may be years before anyone joins them. However, he can't explain the defending champions' ability to bounce back. Read More »

A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

The best of the bunch will advance to the finals Thursday. All 290 contestants had a chance to earn up to 30 points during "Round One" yesterday morning. The average contestant in the national competition is 13 years old. "It's not a matter of life and death", Miller said. Miller said he'll be there cheering on his friends. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Beat the Cleveland Cavaliers - Again

A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins mark. " You can't take away everything from great players and Steph is one of those players". They never recovered, despite Green playing at an incredible level in Game 7. Read More »

Sam Warburton fit to lead British and Irish Lions against Highlanders

The Lions' defence is going to have to be exceptional if it is to keep the All Blacks at bay and while that remains a big ask it is no longer the complete flight of fancy it was just days ago. "You've got to give them a chance". "We'll see who steps up". The Europeans play a different game than we do down here. While the Lions' victory over the Crusaders may not have been an exhibition of running rugby, the relentless intensity of the tourists' performance has forced the New ... Read More »

Reds select high school phenom Hunter Greene in MLB draft


An examination of the past four drafts, prior to 2017, offers up some staggering numbers when it comes to the time it takes to reach the major leagues, for players drafted and signed out of high school compared to those at either two-year junior colleges or three- and four-year university programs. Read More »

Watch Kevin Durant, LeBron James Embrace After Historic NBA Finals Performances


Now that the Cavaliers had finally won an NBA Finals game against three losses, they wanted it to sprout into an orchard of bad apples, infecting the Warriors' arrogance and smugness. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant, who was named the Finals MVP, said during an on-court interview. Let's make sure you're playing and I get to watch. Read More »

LeBron James rules out playing 3-on-3 basketball in 2020 Olympics

When James was questioned about the new 3-on-3 tournament, he told the Associated Press he'd have to think about which players he'd team up with for the 3-on-3 games, and though he might be excited about the new Olympic event - fans shouldn't expect the superstar to participate in it. Read More »

Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

Pakistan made one change from its 19-run D/L win against South Africa , bringing in an extra seamer, Fahim Ashraf on his ODI debut, for spinner Shadab Khan. Du Plessis, who was at the striker's end, committed to the run at first but decided otherwise after the fielder snatched the ball immediately. Later, Bumrah accounted for Chris Morris (4) and Andile Phehlukwayo (4), while Bhuvneshwar removed Kagiso Rabada (5) and Morne Morkel (0) to floor the South Africans. Read More »

Flowers home run lifts Braves to 11-10 comeback win vs Nats


It was the latest indication of the bullpen's moldering state, and it ended with the relief corps' third collapse in three days in an 11-10 loss. "We have to keep fighting", Baker said. "Big City" Adams finished 3 of 4 with two home runs, a game-high four RBIs and three runs. Brian Goodwin , playing for Werth in left field, did some of the heavy lifting out of the No. Read More »