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Durant, Warriors complete magical season

Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 39 points but it took a team effort for the Warriors to overcome a determined Cavaliers' squad, including contributions from 33-year-old veteran Andre Iguodala and 21-year-old Patrick McCaw. In fact, this could be considered one of the most unselfish team the league has ever seen. The title marks the Warriors' second in three years, and potentially, the beginning of a dynasty. Read More »

Moeller product Mahan drafted by Marlins

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The 14-time All-Star also tweeted out a photo collage last week and wished Dunand luck in the then-upcoming draft. He showed some pop with 18 homers this past season as a junior at NC State. Dunand, who once set a national high school record at Gulliver by homering in eight consecutive at bats, has maintained his power at N.C. State. "I am just unbelievably excited to be taken by such an unbelievable organization", said Trevor Rogers to an MLB Network reporter. Read More »

Warriors reclaim their throne by finishing off Cavs in Game 5

With Kevin Durant joining an already stacked Golden State team , there's no telling what the Warriors' ceiling could be. In a series dominated by four players - Durant, Steph Curry, LeBron James , and Kyrie Irving - Durant stood above them all, even in a Finals in which James averaged a triple-double, something nobody in the history of the Finals has ever done piling in 41 in a losing cause in the deciding game. Read More »

Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver does not want to break up the Golden State Warriors . The Warriors have a great core locked in as Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green will all be back next season to try and complete a repeat championship. Read More »

Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

Deschamps will have a full squad for the encounter but it will be intriguing to see if the skipper decides to use some of the younger players on the roster like Kylian Mbappe , Thomas Lemar, Adrien Rabiot and Ousmane Dembele . England , who made six changes from Saturday's draw with Scotland, had only scored nine goals in their previous 11 matches against France , with three of those strikes coming from Tottenham players. Read More »

Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Welcome Baby Boy During US Open Week

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Reigning U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson is favored to defend his title when golfers converge on Erin Hills golf course in Wisconsin on Thursday for the 2017 edition of the major tournament, according to a Las Vegas sportsbook. That means over 18 holes, Johnson is more than two shots better than the average PGA Tour player based on his non-putting shots. But Johnson leads the Tour in greens in regulation (72.53 percent), so he does not need to rely on a Houdini-like short game to save ... Read More »

Highlanders fightback to defeat the Lions

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We told him it was only a game of rugby and he understood that. It was a tight game, a proper game of chess, but we've got to learn how to come away from these matches with a win. Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman claimed the tries for a Highlanders side missing nine regular starters, including All Blacks Aaron and Ben Smith. Read More »

Warriors React To Second Title In Three Years

I hope we're a little more nervous. The 2016-17 Warriors' strongest claim to being the greatest team ever got erased when they lost Game 4 of the NBA Finals. "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. "The camaraderie, the togetherness of the whole organization". Read More »

Twins take California prep shortstop No. 1

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He also was an effective left-handed pitcher, though his fastball lacked the sizzle of Greene. There was speculation that the Twins would take a college standout like dual threat Brendan McKay of Louisville or pitcher Kyle Wright of Vanderbilt. Read More »

Gatland: Lions took a step back against Highlanders

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The Ireland centre was annoyed at the Lions' inability to close out the game having got into a 22-13 lead after Sam Warburton's try and he said it will feel like one that got away. "That's the challenge of getting used to that". The scores locked 10-10 at halftime, Scottish winger Tommy Seymour brought the second spell to life by pulling down a Sopoaga cross-kick and scampering 40m. Read More »

Artemis man overboard gives Team NZ the lead

The Challenger final victor progress to the America's Cup decider against defending champions Team USA, who have another Novocastrian, wing trimmer Kyle Langford, on board. If Oracle Team USA or Artemis Racing win, a framework has been agreed among five of the teams for taking it through to the next event, once again in the high-octane foiling catamarans which have proved popular with sailors and broadcasters. Read More »

Johnson nominal favourite at wide-open US Open

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He since has ascended to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking and won five tournaments. Johnson is the No. 1-ranked player in the world, and after missing the cut at last week's Memorial Tournament in OH, he played two practice rounds at Erin Hills, a first-time Open venue. Read More »

Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up

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The Socceroos earned their place at the June 17-July 2 Confederations Cup by winning the Asian Cup in 2015 and will take on Germany, Cameroon and Chile in the group stage in Russian Federation. Brazil made it 2-0 just after the hour, when Luiz's thunderous header from Coutinho's corner came off the bar for Silva to nod home among a crowd of players in the six-yard box. Read More »

Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori

However, Murray, described as the real no 1 by fourth round opponent Juan Del Potro , bounced back by taking the second set easily and stormed through a third-set tie-break before finishing off a tiring Nishikori to seal a fourth successive semi-final appearance in Paris. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to bag their fifth National Basketball Association crown

Then it was Golden State's time again, with Durant as the prized addition. Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-1 still gave Golden State the best winning percentage of any title team at.941. Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

The NBA Finals MVP was met on the court by the Real MVP, his mom. The Warriors , who were playing a Game 5 for the first time in the postseason, shot 51.1 percent from the field and 36.8 percent on 3-pointers. From a first-time world champion to veterans with a few titles under their belt, the entire Warriors family got to celebrate an emotional National Basketball Association championship victory on their home court at Oracle Arena in Oakland , California. Read More »

Championship parade to celebrate Warriors scheduled for Thursday

However, Andre Iguodala assisted a Durant dunk and added one of his own off a Curry feed, reopening a double-digit lead and making the final 7:42 an extended celebration among the Oracle Arena fans. Steph Curry scored 34 points with 10 assists, while draining 12 of 15 from the free-throw line. Wanda Durant has actually been getting quite a bit of screen time throughout the NBA Finals . Read More »

Gordon Hayward has interest in joining Heat

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Another option is to go with Instagram, which also has DMs. Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward will have a long list of suitors in free agency this summer, but one team has quietly emerged as a serious threat alongside the Celtics to entice the All-Star to leave Utah: the Miami Heat . Read More »

Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

And while there are thunderstorms in the forecast throughout the week at Erin Hills , Thursday is supposed to be the best day. And it's even more pronounced because the U.S. "(Erin Hills) is kind of rolling hills, although neither one has a tree that I remember on the golf course. Those can be fixed. Spieth won at Chambers Bay and almost won at Whistling Straits, so he checks the boxes on both comp courses. Read More »

AG Rosenstein sees no reason to fire Mueller

A person familiar with Trump's thinking said Tuesday that it is "unlikely" he will fire Mueller, but acknowledged that it is often hard to predict Trump's behavior. "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel", Ruddy said on the program. They say Mr Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically-motivated sham that handicaps his ability to execute his agenda, according to one person who advises the White House on how to ... Read More »

Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

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The Warriors won their second title in the past three seasons with a five-game victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and are an overwhelming favorite at -200, according to Westgate SuperBook. "I'm just so happy for him to be able to realize his goal and be my teammate". "Obviously we had a let down previous year". "They're so committed to each other and unselfish", Kerr added of his players. Read More »

NBA players react to Warriors winning first NBA Finals with Kevin Durant

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Golden State Warriors perished their voodoo of past year when they lost the NBA Finals to Cleveland Cavaliers despite being 3-1 up in the best-of-seven series. Durant only scored five points during the surge, but his presence drew so much attention from the Cavaliers defense that open shots were created for his teammates. Read More »

Soft dismissals cost us the match, says de Villiers

Faf du Plessis and de Villiers were going after the Indian bowling and running extremely well between the wickets . He would go no further, responding to a du Plessis call for a risky single and caught short by a combination of Hardik Pandya's accurate throw and MS Dhoni's lightning-fast gloves. Read More »

NewsAlert: Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals in five games

Durant, the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors, who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions. Green had sat out this very game a year ago, suspended because of flagrant foul point accumulation after he swiped at James' groin in Game 4. The Cavs scrambled back to within five points, the last time at 103-98 with 10 1/2 minutes to go, but the hill was too high. Read More »