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Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

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Then he moved across the podium and hugged Stephen Curry before accepting his shiny MVP trophy, holding out his arms and hoisting it for everyone to see. Durant said the Rihanna dustup - Durant appeared to stare her down after he hit a late three-pointer in Game 1 - was a personal highlight during the Finals. Read More »

Dodgers place Gonzalez on disabled list, reinstate Pederson

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have placed first baseman Adrian Gonzalez on the 10-day disabled list because of discomfort in his lower back. Gonzalez has been dealing with a herniated disc for some years and the issue flared up again Sunday. Outfielder Joc Pederson was reinstated from the seven-day concussion DL. In three rehab games over the weekend with Triple-A Oklahoma City, Pederson hit two home runs while going 3 for 9 with four RBI. Read More »

Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors with Finals win

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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 in Game 5 on Monday night. Read More »

Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry

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The 26-year-old, who joined from French club Le Havre for a bargain price in 2014, said he had agreed "to stay for another season" following "a good discussion with the chairman" after the Foxes won the Premier League last year. And Winterburn, who won the Premier League in 1998 with Arsenal under Wenger, insists it is time for the Frenchman to end Arsenal's title drought. Read More »

Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

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The Mets said that one person wears the costume all season, but that person will not wear it again. The kooky play came in the fourth inning with the Brewers ahead 1-0 after they loaded the bases with one out. "I mean it was obviously an accident Mr. Met would never do something so rude and inconsiderate to his fans". The Mets apologized after the incident, saying the offending employee won't work in the costume again. Read More »

Indonesia Open results: Saina Nehwal's fighting spirit helps her beat Ratchanok Intanon

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But that opening game loss did not peg her back, and she played even better in the next two games. World No. 3 Sindhu was in impeccable form and won the first game with remarkable ease. Saina showed some great character to move into the second round. The 2017 Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold runners-up made a slow start to the match and lost the first game, following which the Indonesian team took control. Read More »

Draymond Green Doesn't Regret Saying Cavaliers Fans Aren't 'The Sharpest People'

Last year, Green was suspended for Game 5. "Well, they booed me, and they thought that I had a tech that I didn't have, so that wasn't sharp", Green said. The outspoken 27-year-old will try to help the Warriors, who lead this year's best-of-7 series 3-1, defeat the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, June 12 (Tuesday in Manila) in Oakland to capture the crown. Read More »

CT 2017: India Thrash South Africa To Enter Semi Finals

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The defending champions were in top form in all departments of the game. However, their efforts were undone by fifties from Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis and Angelo Mathews along with a cameo from Asela Gunaratne as Sri Lanka chased down the total in 48.4 overs. Read More »

Warriors take 2nd NBA title in 3 years

And so I don't know as far as me personally right now. "I left everything on the floor every game", James said after averaging a triple-double in his eighth Finals. Thompson and Smith confronted West and all three of those players got technical fouls. Kevin Durant scored 39 points and seven rebounds on 14-of-20 from the field, including a slew of second half post-up possessions that saw him ether all comers with turnaround jumpers, drives to the rim and step-backs. Read More »

Attorney: 3 Michigan St players being charged with assault

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The detective said King was the one who first asked her to step into the bathroom, saying he wanted to speak with her "somewhere quiet". Chad Davis testified during a hearing that King pulled the alleged victim into bathroom, forcing her to perform oral sex before pulling her trousers off and forcing vaginal sex with her. Read More »

Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

That's exactly how it turned out, in no small part because Durant - who came to Golden State after falling short in his first eight seasons of shooting for the championship he has dreamed about since his days playing at Seat Pleasant Activity Center in Prince George's County - had the kind of game to close this championship out that dreams are made of. Read More »

Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool apologise & end interest in Southampton defender

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction... Both Chelsea and Manchester City have been linked with a move for the Netherlands global, while Arsenal are also said to be monitoring his situation. Liverpool were reported to be on the brink of signing the Netherlands global in a club-record deal from Southampton earlier this week. "We do not need to sell any player for the first time since I've been here", Krueger said. Read More »

Aberg, Guentzel trade early goals in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Finals

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And for the second straight game the Penguins prevailed, taking flight toward a 4-1 victory when rookie Jake Guentzel ignited a third-period scoring spree that ended when previously impeccable Pekka Rinne was removed from the Predators' net in order to preserve what remained of his dignity. Read More »

Bellator MMA Signs Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo

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As a result, the tandem of heralded and longtime mixed martial arts commentators will begin their Bellator MMA tenure on Saturday, June 24 with with Bellator NYC: Sonnen versus Silva and Bellator 180: Davis versus Bader. My main goal is to bring more publicity to MMA in my area and to the sport as a whole as all of us involved with the sport are merely scratching the surface and laying the foundation of what mixed martial arts competition will be further down the road. Read More »

Cavs will be seeing Green for this year's Game 5

I'm having a great time right now". Start with that mess of a first quarter. After defeating the Cavaliers in Games 1 and 2 via blowouts, the Warriors came up short against the defending NBA Champions on the road in Cleveland on Friday, 137-116. Read More »

These Are The Best Highlights From The 2017 NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been saying they're a better team when their backs are against the wall. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to return the National Basketball Association title to California on Monday after succumbing past year to a 3-1 Cavs comeback in the Finals . Read More »

Ultimate Warriors are National Basketball Association champs again

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So you just got to take it tomorrow, and it's on us. Kevin Durant is a leader as well in the race for the NBA Finals' Most Valuable Player Award, as he posted huge numbers in the title bid of the Warriors . Golden State's furious transition pace left Cleveland off-balance or out of position on defense. But that was in Cleveland. That's why, even after three strong games to open this series, which saw Curry come into Game 4 within shouting distance of averaging a triple-double, one ... Read More »

Cavaliers score at will in Game 4 victory

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) argues with Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Friday, June 9, 2017. "[It] came down to the stretch, and they made some big time plays". They now lead the best-of-seven series 3-1. James and Irving were relentless in the second half and it appeared they had done enough to get Cleveland over the top and perhaps back in the series. Read More »

Empty seats for England's Cardiff semi-final

India will play Bangladesh in Thursday's second semi-final at Edgbaston, with the final at the Oval on Sunday. "If we had held those catches, it would have been a different story, especially at very crucial times - first over, and towards the end, where we let go of Sarfraz was very crucial". Read More »

Macron's party set to win in French parliamentary elections

Her defeat in May brought huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's Brexit vote and Donald Trump's election as USA president , and disappointment to the party faithful. Partial official results show that French President Emmanuel Macron's new centrist party is clearly leading the first round of parliamentary elections crucial to his plans to change France . Read More »