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GOP rep recounts shooting: We were 'literally crying for help'

None of the injuries are reported to be life threatening, but the shooting still sent shockwaves across the Capitol. A second congressman Roger Williams was also injured, but it was unclear if he was shot or injured in some other way. Rep. Jeff Duncan , R-SC, and Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-FL, said they were at the field before the shooting and briefly spoke to the suspected shooter. "He had crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". Read More »

Curry, Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

SPARKED by 39 points from Kevin Durant and 34 from Stephen Curry , the Golden State Warriors won their fifth NBA title Monday, beating Cleveland 129-120 to capture the NBA Finals for the second time in three seasons. With the help of Opta, we take a look at some of the numbers behind the Warriors' second title in three years. This time, King James gave way to KD, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden. Read More »

Barack Obama Texted Kevin Durant After Finals Win, Praised His Defense

Kevin Durant led the way as the Warriors dethroned defending champions the Cleveland Cavaliers thanks to a 129-120 game-five win on Monday . To win his first championship Durant had to go through the game's greatest player in Cavaliers forward LeBron James , who he defended for most of the five games. Read More »

Kerr expected to return as Warriors' coach

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Kevin Love often pops up as the most viable option, but before it gets down to that, it's not known who will make a decision of that magnitude. Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games. Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs. the 2004 Detroit Pistons: Who reigns supreme?

The Warriors started the game lackluster and trailed at the end of the first quarter. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. The team's four All-Stars shared the scoring wealth and played tough defense. "They're so committed to each other and unselfish", Kerr added of his players. Read More »

Vikings to induct Moss, Rashad into ring of honor

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Rashad had 6 seasons as a Viking with 50+ catches, tied for second-best in franchise history with Randy Moss and only trailing Cris Carter's 11. This will mark the first inductees into the Ring of Honor since the opening of the new US Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis. Read More »

Golden State Warriors: 5 takeaways from Game 3 vs

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Golden State's 118-113 victory over Cleveland was the closest game of the series and the most-watched Game 3 ever on ABC, according to Nielsen numbers announced Thursday. You have an opportunity to sign one of the best players, and you can do it, go ahead and do it. That legacy officially begins if the Warriors seal the deal on Friday, and if Durant has another 30-point game, it'll be hard to envision an alternate ending. Read More »

Predators sign Yannick Weber to one-year contract

The 28-year-old notched one assist in 22 playoff contests for the Predators, who advanced to the franchise's first Stanley Cup Final before falling in six games to the Pittsburgh Penguins. But in 155 AHL games between Hamilton and Utica, Weber put up a solid 95 points and played in the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic game and was also named AHL Rookie of the Year in that same season. Read More »

NY Rangers sign Puempel, meet expansion draft requirement

Girardi had only 15 points in an injury-riddled 2016-17, but long has been a staple in NY, going from undrafted hopeful to minutes-eating captain, though he has endured a drop-off in numbers for three straight seasons . "We have the utmost respect for Dan and wish him all the best going forward". With the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft, Entry Draft and start of free agency right around the corner, the timetable of events in the NHL is as busy as it will ever be. Read More »

Ali stars as Pakistan restrict England in Champions Trophy SF

Pakistan await the winners of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh in the summit clash on Super Sunday. Young Fakhar Zaman's second consecutive fifty in the tournament set the tone for Pakistan as they comfortably chased down a below-par score of 212 against England . Read More »

Powerful moment as French fans sing English national anthem

The clash witnessed the trial of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) by world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association and Italian referee Davide Massa used the technology 34 seconds into the second period. England were back in France for the first time since their disastrous Euro 2016 campaign, when they were humiliated by Iceland in the last 16. Read More »

Penguins end Predators magical postseason run

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And maybe better than some of those combinations. To be sure, this Penguins team is full of great players and great stories, from Matt Murray backstopping his team to two Stanley Cups while technically a rookie, to Jake Guentzel's incredible postseason, to Phil Kessel arriving from a tough situation in Toronto to win two rings. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: 1st Semi Final, Pakistan vs England

But Pakistan's last win in Cardiff doesn't reflect the actual scenario of two teams. It means the final will be an all South Asian affairs, with India and Bangladesh playing out the second semifinal on Thursday. And all that was done without their most unsafe bowler Mohammad Amir , who had to sit this semifinal out with a back spasm. Pakistan will be boosted by Sarfraz's match-winning knock in the team's three-wicket win over Sri Lanka, which put them into the semis. Read More »

Johnson begins week as US Open betting favorite

Our Erin, Wisconsin sources (yeah, we got those) tell us Dustin appeared focused on golf and confident when he got to Wisconsin - but he's clearly pumped about having his 2nd kid. It was the PGA Tour's longest winning streak since Rory McIlroy also won three consecutive titles in 2014. Looking forward to defending next week. "He feels good about the venue and the state of his game". Read More »

MVP Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors

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Jackson won two titles with the New York Knicks as a player and 11 as a coach with the Chicago Bulls and Lakers. 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. Read More »

Rep. Steve Scalise among several shot at congressional baseball practice

He said the police were only there because Scalise is a top member of the House. Paul said Republicans have used the same practice field for six years without incident. on June 14, 2017 . They were training ahead of the annual congressional baseball game between Democrats and Republicans scheduled for Thursday night at the Washington nationals park in DC. Read More »

Officials Explain Draymond Green Non-Ejection In Cavs-Warriors Game 4

With just over six minutes remaining in the third quarter Friday, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was seemingly assessed a second technical foul and ejected, much to the delight of the Cavs fans in Cleveland. As the toss went up, replay showed Green elbow Shumpert in the face. Officials following the game said they thought the scorer's table had been informed that the technical foul called had been for Kerr. Read More »

Top US Republican shot: What we know so far

Scalise is undergoing surgery. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening. We are praying for Rep. Scalise, the staffer and the two Capitol police officers who were injured this morning. One of our security detail, from what I understand, was shot in the chest . House votes have been canceled for the day, said Rep. Dave Brat, R-VA. Read More »

Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in weird NBA Finals moment

But then, in an unexplainable twist, the referees announced that Green's first technical foul from earlier in the game was actually on Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. Everyone believed it was his second, which is automatic ejection. Sam Amick, an National Basketball Association reporter for the USA Today, tweeted that the press information given to reporters had listed the foul was on Green in the first quarter. Read More »

Kevin Durant, Warriors finish off Cavaliers to capture title

Kyrie Irving followed up his 40-point gem in Game 4 with 26 points but shot 9 for 22. Durant, who was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, became the first player with five consecutive 30-point performances in the NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. Read More »

Rain washes out Pakistan, Australia warm-up

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England had their own last-minute hitch too, stumbling to 20 for six in five overs and eventually losing by seven wickets to South Africa in their final Royal London Series match at Lord's on Monday. Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler are the three England players in the side. It is a highly addictive game even for users who don't follow cricket . Read More »

Because it's the Cup: Penguins fans eat raw catfish to celebrate title

Penguins teammates said the same thing after Game 5 of the final against the Predators when Crosby - within the first 91 seconds - hit a post, drew a penalty and set up the first goal in a 6-0 win. Colton Sissons had a goal erased by a whistle 67 seconds into the second period. "And then we got a good bounce there at the end". Of the Panthers' last six coaches, five - DeBoer, Kevin Dineen, Peter Horachek, Rowe and now Boughner - were not previously National Hockey League coaches ... Read More »

Penguins' Nick Bonino Played Through Broken Leg In Stanley Cup Final

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Sidney Crosby celebrates with the Conn Smythe Trophy after they defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 to win the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Bridgestone Arena on Sunday. "It was tough for sure". Sidney Crosby , Evgeni Malkin , Matt Murray and Co. worked harder to win their back-to-back titles than any National Hockey League team. Read More »