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Kevin Durant: 'I Didn't Hop On

Durant pumped in 39 points and the Warriors won their second championship in three seasons by taking Game 5 of the finals, 129-120 over the Cavaliers . Looking back on this season, people will forget that before The Finals, LeBron and company were 12-1 in the postseason. Draymond Green told reporters , "I told him earlier in the year, I said, 'It's cool that you're here, but we really don't need you for the regular season". Read More »

Browns top pick injured in practice

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Garrett, who had been limited during OTAs with an unspecified injury, received a 4-year, $30.4 million deal as the No. 1 overall pick last month. Given Garrett's expected role on the defense, the Browns surely hope that it isn't anything more than that. Read More »

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

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Trump , in remarks from the White House , called Scalise "a very good friend" and said , "He's a patriot, and he's a fighter". That has raised questions about the gunman's political motivations. "Scalise, the majority whip who rallies Republican votes in the House of Representatives was not able to move on his own power". The suspect was taken into custody and has died of his injuries. Read More »

Jaguars OT Branden Albert Expected To Attend Mandatory Minicamp

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Albert has skipped the entire offseason program thus far, including all 10 organized team activity workouts. The Jaguars traded their 2018 seventh-round pick to Miami for Albert in March, and he's due a base salary of $8.875 million in 2017 and $9.575 million in 2018, though neither salary is guaranteed. Read More »

Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice

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They suffered a season of ridicule and being the butt of the internet's jokes. Assuming Durant and Curry re-up, the Warriors are heavy favorites to repeat in 2018. His Herculean effort was never more evident than in the first half of Game 2, when LeBron went Super Saiyan and basically chose to drive the ball and get his points no matter who was guarding him. Read More »

WR Braden Lenzy flips commitment from Notre Dame to Oregon

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Lenzy, an OR native, had been committed to Notre Dame since February . Gervin completely reopened his recruitment, however, while Lenzy has abruptly committed to Oregon. On Wednesday, he made the announcement that he has chose to remain in his home state to play football and run track for the University of Oregon. With Lenzy decommitted, Notre Dame has just one wide receiver in next year's class now - Micah Jones. Read More »

Highest-Rated Game 5 Since 1998: 16.0 Metered Market Rating

The NBA is enjoying a post-Michael Jordan resurgence when it comes to the championship round, with the most-watched NBA Finals since Jordan played in his last postseason with the Bulls in 1998. Not surprisingly, the San Francisco-Oakland and Cleveland television markets generated the largest ratings: 39.6 in the Warriors' hometown and 37.1 in the Cavaliers'. Read More »

Durant: Curry played like a big dog

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James had a game-high 41 points and Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors , igniting a deafening crowd. "We were able to get them a year ago, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen". His play has been just as impressive on the other end, Durant has bought into the Warriors' philosophy of tireless defence and has used his natural size advantage to pull off some ... Read More »

Draymond back in the gym day after NBA title win

He became the first player to average a triple-double in the Finals with 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists per game in the series. "Rather than focusing on the top of the league, we should be focusing on the rest of the league", Silver told The Post before Game 4. Read More »

Finals MVP Kevin Durant helps bring Golden State Warriors another NBA title

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Durant scored 39 points for the Warriors, while Steph Curry added 34 points. LeBron James played like an NBA Finals MVP. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them previous year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. Read More »

French Open 2017 results: Wozniacki falls, Bacsinszky, Ostapenko set for semis

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They will face either 16th-seeded Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah or Ryan Harrison of the United States and Michael Venus of New Zealand. The sun came out as the players returned and with the warmer conditions, Ostapenko marched to victory. Ostapenko, 19, had struggled against the wind during the opening set on Suzanne-Lenglen, which Wozniacki took control of with two early brakes to race into a 5-0 lead. Read More »

Gunman Fires On Congressional Baseball Practice In Virginia

The suspect is identified as James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, IL. In a break from many of President Barack Obama's speeches after a shooting, Trump made no mention of gun regulations. Sen. Rand Paul was at the baseball field and said the Scalise's security detail prevented a " massacre ". MedStar Washington said in a tweet on Wednesday afternoon that Representative Steve Scalise "was critically injured and remains in critical condition". Read More »

Soccer fans pay tribute to attacks victims

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It was a poor performance from Gareth Southgate's side at the Stade de France . We have got to find a way to win them, especially when they go down to 10 men. France's future is gloriously bright; England's remains uncertain. The FC crew agree that Dele Alli deserved a penalty but question if Raphael Varane deserved to see red against England . Read More »

Yankees acquire RHP Matt Frawley

The 24-year-old Barbato has logged 22 1/3 innings with the Pirates this year, resulting in an uninspiring 4.84 ERA with 6.9 K/9, 5.2 BB/9 and a 35.2 percent ground-ball rate. So Frawley switched teams and dugouts Wednesday. Frawley, 21, made 19 appearances in the South Atlantic League with West Virginia, the club now in town facing the RiverDogs, to start the year, accruing a 1.62 ERA and a 3-1 record in 33.1 innings of relief. Read More »

LeBron James says he's never played for a super team

That was a Super Team . Maybe the former MVP forgot when he took his talents to South Beach? Dave McMenamin of ESPN was the fire-starter, reporting a year ago that James might want to unite with his superfriends Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade in Los Angeles at some point. Read More »

Kevin Durant's Non-Foul Looms Large In Warriors' Game-Deciding Run

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. And it may stay that way for several seasons to come. Anthony is still a capable scorer at the age of 33, but it's unclear how he would move the needle in a matchup against the Warriors. Read More »

Fescue at Erin Hills may add challenges

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There are 17 other players from the 2011 Amateur who are in the field for the 2017 U.S. Open . Even the first and second cut is another 10 yards on top of that. A final round meltdown at the Masters past year came to define his 2016 campaign, but Spieth says he is in a positive frame of mind as he aims to repeat his 2015 US Open victory in Wisconsin. Read More »

Muguruza, Mladenovic looking to set up Paris date

The Spaniard broke down in tears after her Roland Garros title defence ended in a fourth round 6-1 3-6 6-3 defeat by Mladenovic . Putintseva took their head to head rivalry with the 28-year-old Larsson to 2:1. And we're in the quarterfinals. For the second year in a row Williams has gone out to the Swiss in this stage of the tournament. Williams, who turns 37 later this month, said she isn't satisfied with reaching the fourth round. Read More »

Traina Thoughts: NBA Finals were about LeBron James and nothing more

The way Golden State plays basketball is enormously impressive. The Warriors finished their playoff run with a near-flawless 15-1 record, having swept through the first three rounds before clinching the Finals in five games. And we're going to do it again. "And it was fantastic to just see that all year, and right now, just to be here with these guys, it's incredible". "It's different just because of what happened past year". Read More »

The Beaufort Securities Reiterates Buy Rating for Joules Group PLC (JOUL)

The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, November 5. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, April 13 by Raymond James. Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership reported 0.03% stake. Creative Planning has invested 0% of its portfolio in INFORMA PLC ORD 0.1P (LON:INF). It has a 40.02 P/E ratio. Read More »

France 3-2 England: Not good enough, admits Harry Kane

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Southgate is trying to instill a new way of playing, based on a quicker and more fluent approach with a higher emphasis on slick passing and skill. It was never enough. French fans paid tribute to the victims of Manchester and London during the global friendly match between France and England on Tuesday. The debutant did well to push it out but the ball fell to Samuel Umtiti , who turned it in. Read More »