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Warriors beat Cavs 129 -120 to win NBA title

Durant (39 points) capped his first season with the Warriors in triumphant fashion with another big shooting night that helped Golden State avoid a repeat of last year's Finals collapse when Cleveland rallied from 3-1 down to win the title. Read More »

Rory McIlroy Praises US Open Venue

Before that, Woodland listened intently to the instruction provided by Harmon. I've heard a lot about Erin Hills over the past four of five years.since we knew we were coming here - it's definitely lived up to expectations. As the players are all likely to approach Erin Hills with a bit of caution given the challenges it and the lack of knowledge of the course present, having confidence can be pivotal. Read More »

Draymond Green eyes Game 5 redemption, not technical KO

Green has been heckled at the Cavs' Quicken Loans Arena throughout Games 3 and 4. Green had 16 points and 14 rebounds in a losing cause in game four, when play became more physcial than it had been in the series. Not only did he want to win on Cleveland's turf and celebrate another championship with the Warriors in enemy territory, he also managed to get into some controversy with his non-ejection after receiving what appeared to be his second technical foul of the game. Read More »

Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

James added 13 rebounds and eight assists to become the first player in Finals history to average a triple-double for the entire series. Meanwhile, Steph & Draymond were no slouches either, as Curry was lethal from behind the arc per usual & Draymond brought the energy & played rim protector all series long. Read More »

Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

It is a repeat of last year's semi-final, which Murray won before going on to lose in the final. Having already received a time violation early in the opening set, Murray was penalised a first serve. Murray leads the ledger 8-2 though, including winning their only match on clay, which came in 2015 at Madrid . It was quite windy today and that made it hard. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

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LeBron James said his teammate is built for the drama of an NBA Finals elimination game, a trait the Golden State Warriors have learned all too well these past two years. They showed it in the Game 5 win, using a lineup, and an offensive set, they didn't have last June. "Maybe more measured", Myers said, comparing Green from previous year to now. Read More »

JUCO safety Deontai Williams commits to Florida

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The Jacksonville, Fla., native committed to previous Gators staff as a high school recruit, but later flipped to Georgia. Instead, Florida ended up signing zero Trinity Christian recruits in the 2015 class, partially as a result of the turnover from Will Muschamp to McElwain. Read More »

Warriors get revenge over Cavs

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. Why the Warriors will not succumb to another Cavaliers comeback. The Cavs may not win the championship, but James' genius is worth appreciating. "If we win Game 5, we're going to go to seven", Richard Jefferson told Fox Sports Ohio after Game 4 . Read More »

Jason Dufner Drains 30-Footer to Win Memorial Tournament in Style

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Jason Dufner continued his assault on the weather-hit Memorial Tournament on Sunday, rebounding from a awful 77 to close with a four-under 68 and win the PGA Tour event by three strokes. After leading the Jack Nicklaus-hosted event in Columbus, Ohio through 36 holes, he collapsed spectacularly with a third round of five-over-par 77. Read More »

Warriors fighting for NBA championship in Game 5

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West took exception to being tied up by Irving and shoved him, then got up in Tristan Thompson's face, while J.R. Smith jumped in to push West. James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were all named to the All-Star team for the first time since coming together as teammates in the summer of 2014. Read More »

Griezmann commits future to Atletico Madrid

Furthermore, the upholding of Atletico's transfer ban certainly means the club is desperate to keep hold of any talent that they have in-house. Any transfer to United, which appeared on the cards after Griezmann told French TV he was a "six" out of 10 chance to join them, could have set a new football transfer record . Read More »

Warren Gatland still considering Lions XV to face New Zealand

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The Lions have refused to risk Sam Warburton , who is carrying an ankle niggle, but aside from that Gatland has named a starting team for the Crusaders that boasts a host of potential Test-match combinations. "It was another proud moment for me, and for the players themselves and club, to get that result tonight". While the Lions demonstrated a stiff defence against the Blues at Eden Park on Wednesday, they must capitalise on their scoring opportunities, create more with the ball in ... Read More »

Spanish state prosecutor charges Ronaldo with tax fraud

The accusations were based on a report from Spain's tax agency, it said. In a statement released Tuesday, Madrid's regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo of four accounts of tax fraud from 2011-14. However the Argentine striker is nearly certain to avoid jail as sentences of less than two years in Spain are usually suspended. The alleged tax irregularities are reportedly related to the money Ronaldo had in the Virgin Islands. Read More »

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee done with mascot duty

He left an April 26 game with a tight hamstring but tried to play through it. That was Homer the Beagle, a real hound who was trained to run around the bases when one of Casey Stengel's players hit a home run at the old Polo Grounds. Corey Knebel pitched the ninth for his fourth save. DIAMONDBACKS 3, MARLINS 2: Zack Greinke allowed one earned run in seven innings to earn his seventh victory, and visiting Arizona rallied to snap Miami's four-game winning streak. Read More »

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

But throw in a 65-17 regular season, and the Warriors went 81-18 after Kevin Durant joined them, an impressive start to finish after their collapse in last year's Finals that prevented them from winning three straight championships. They weren't so Golden in their lone blemish, a Game 4 loss when they played some of the poorest defense in Finals history to spoil a ideal postseason. Read More »

Pakistan looks for comeback as they face South Africa

AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck of his one-day global career. "[Pakistan fielding coach] Steve Rixon was very happy today, we didn't field well the other day, today we were much better". Afridi was particularly impressed with 23-year-old Hasan Ali , who walked away with the man-of-the-match award. Read More »

Jelena Ostapenko springs a surprise in French Open

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There was disbelief too, amongst those who had predicted Ostapenko would not be able to reproduce the kind of tennis that has lit up Roland Garros over the past fortnight. She also committed 54 unforced errors - a statistic that might have purists turning up their noses. Halep's status in Romania is huge and she shoulders vast pressure of expectation from her followers back home. Read More »

Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville

No, the reason why the Pittsburgh Penguins had headed into Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final having blown a 2-0 series lead to the Nashville Predators was because of the players surrounding Crosby. "Our focus is really more concerned about just that one game in front of us". Laviolette was trying to reverse the momentum, but his decision backfired, when Crosby found Sheary open beside the net to extend Pittsburgh's lead to 4-0 just 1:19 into the second period. Read More »

Davy Klaassen takes big step closer to Everton move

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Former Southampton defender Cuco Martina has expressed his desire to reunite with Ronald Koeman at Everton but insists he does not know "anything" about a potential move to Goodison Park. Netherlands global Klaassen, meanwhile, is a long-term target, with Koeman now ready to firm up his interest with a bid after having monitored his situation at Ajax for some time. Read More »

Attacking midfielder tells club he wants to join Man United

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Newly-appointed Inter boss Luciano Spalletti is thought to be keen to keep hold of Perisic but the 28-year-old has told him he intends to leave for United. The PSG deal maker is in Milan at the moment to conduct transfer business and it has been claimed that he could use the opportunity to meet the Inter hierarchy to discuss Perisic. Read More »

Crosby dominant in Penguins' Game 5 win over Predators

He has had great looks in every game, but has been much more efficient at home scoring on three of his four shots on goal in Pittsburgh . Only three games were decided by three goals or more in the Final over the previous five years. "Tonight's it's all about our effort". Predators Coach Peter Laviolette has a policy of not discussing lineup changes and wouldn't say if Wilson will return after missing four games because of a lower-body injury . Read More »

Same old song: Yankees rough up Orioles

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Thankfully, the Orioles won't be facing the Yankees again until September. Despite his recent success against NY, the Yankees have been able to hit Bundy very well and the current lineup is 10-35 against Bundy with a.390 OBP. Heck, the veteran players on the Yankees were falling all over themselves at the sight and still were arguing that Statcast had to have come up short on the estimate an hour after the Yanks' 14-3 rout of the Baltimore Orioles . Read More »