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Lions sweat on Owen Farrell's fitness ahead of Test series


Naholo thundered home for a smartly-taken try as the Highlanders toppled the Lions 23-22 in Dunedin on Tuesday in a performance he hopes can secure him a starting berth for the three-Test series. "At some point he will get some game time". " Sam (Warburton ) is well aware of the competition that is there at the moment". He fully understands that that loose forward trio went outstandingly well against the Crusaders. Read More »

Kings looking to channel some of the Warriors' toaster magic


Reyes took to Twitter to share with his followers that he was personally invited to the Warriors victory parade by Klay Thompson , quite a turn of events for a guy who was just looking for an autograph a few months ago. Next was Thompson, and the rest is history. The Golden State Warriors' romped through the playoffs, going 16-1 after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1 in the NBA Finals. Read More »

Aulas - Lacazette can join PSG

West Ham have been looking for a new striker for some time and Giroud could be the ideal answer if th player wants to remain in the Premier League . Lacazette, 26, had been widely expected to join Atletico Madrid, but the upholding of their transfer ban has ended that possibility until at least the winter window. Read More »

650000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup parade

Pittsburgh won the best-of-seven Finals 4-2 against the Nashville Predators , a 2-0 victory on Sunday securing the title with one game to play. And judging from signs and chants from the crowd, this championship was sweetened by the adversity the team overcame. Read More »

Davidson homers for 4th straight game; White Sox top O's 5-2

The ball ended up in the photo well, allowing a run to score on an error , and the White Sox ended that inning with a 5-1 lead. After being outscored 60-17 during their six-game losing streak, the Orioles look to build off an offensive explosion in their last contest as they vie for a split of their four-game series versus the host Chicago White Sox on Thursday afternoon. Read More »

Rihanna Honors LeBron James' 2017 NBA Finals Performance On Instagram

I stay out of the 1-on-1 matchups during our practice, the 2-on-2s and the 3-on-3s. "So probably not. I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup". "I think it's great for basketball", he said. Draymond Green was also asked about 3-on-3, saying, via ESPN , "I grew up playing street ball so to have 3-on-3 a part of the Olympics I think it's also something guys can win that are not pro athletes". Read More »

Durant on staying with Warriors: 'I feel like there's no question'


The Warriors made a visit after winning the 2015 National Basketball Association title, while the Cavaliers went to the White House past year after beating Golden State in seven games. And with the team's core lineup all in their prime, it looks like they could remain at championship caliber for several more seasons. "But I'm going to enjoy this". Read More »

The Road to Larry O' Episode 10: Warriors Get Redemption

So for me personally I have no reason to put my head down. When Durant spoke with Nash about potentially joining Golden State, the once-electrifying point guard said it seemed like a good fit for him to grow as a person. Of the Spurs' six trips to the Finals only the 2013 clash with LeBron James' Miami Heat (an average of 17.47 million television viewers) came close to what "The Trilogy" produced. Read More »

Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final


Ostapenko finalized her victory over No. 30 Bacsinszky 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 and will now face either Simona Halep or Karolina Pliskova next in her quest for a first Grand Slam title. "I think I would beat 99 per cent of the girls with the way I played today". Serbian Ivanovic was honored in a ceremony on Philippe Chatrier court after Thursday's match: The 2008 champion retired in December. Read More »

India bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy semi-final

The defending champions defeated Pakistan in their tournament opener. Virat Kohli's men, so far, have been clinical on all fronts - batting, bowling, fielding; their only weakness (as has been the case historically) was their lacklustre bowling display against Sri Lanka. Read More »

Stars want to keep Warriors together


A spokesman told ABC the team had no comment on reports that they would skip the White House trip. Players from the National Football League champion New England Patriots also declined to visit with Trump earlier this year. "But as a team we're going to have a conversation. So we will see, but I will get away from the game a little bit". Observers of both basketball and politics, you see, are watching to learn what happens next with Golden State. Read More »

Kohli reclaims top spot in ODI batting

Kohli and Co then put on a brilliant all-round show in their third match against South Africa to pick up a win and enter into the semi-finals and face Bangladesh. Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has led the charge of India's bowlers by vaulting 13 places to share 23rd spot with Afghanistan's Hamza Hotak. Umesh Yadav has gained two places and is now 41st, while Jasprit Bumrah is 43rd after rising three places. Read More »

Warriors release statement on possible White House visit

In many ways, it was the intended outcome of the Warriors' coup last summer, when, still feeling the sting of losing to James in the finals, they lured Durant away from Oklahoma City. This isn't the first time Durant has sent some love Rihanna's way. Durant is so dedicated to winning multiple championships that he is reportedly considering taking less money from the team in order to free up space to re-sign key reserves like Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala. Read More »

USGA pledges no rules gaffe

It's a mental test , and Johnson's brain is not very cluttered. So it was definitely disappointing not to be able to play. A victor of three straight tournaments - against the strongest fields of the year - Johnson slipped in his socks going downstairs to move his auto in the rain on the eve of the Masters and bruised his back so badly that he had to withdraw the next day. Read More »

Lions trade for former No. 2 overall draft pick Greg Robinson


The Rams have gotten rid of a former draft bust and the Lions have gotten a potential fill-in for their injured left tackle. Offensive tackle Taylor Decker will likely to miss the start of the season with a shoulder injury. The Lions have also signed another potential left tackle in former Bills second-round pick Cyrus Kouandjio , according to Field Yates of ESPN. Originally drafted by the Bills in the second round (44th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Alabama, Kouandjio has played ... Read More »

England defeat sees John Stones' display rated a 3 by French press

England did not look like equalising in the dying embers of the game, with the risky Mbappe and Dembele taking the fight to the Three Lions. Varane clipped Dele Alli's heel in the box, sending him clattering into his Tottenham teammate Hugo Lloris , and the referee gave the penalty. Read More »

Darren Baker, Dusty's son, plucked by Nats on draft's Day 3


Baker gained notoriety during Game 5 of the 2002 World Series . Remember Darren Baker? The precocious tot was almost the center of a awful collision in Game 5 of the 2002 World Series, when the then-three-year-old son of Giants manager Dusty Baker got too close to home plate as San Francisco was in the midst of scoring a pair of runs off the Angels. Read More »

Warriors Fans Celebrate NBA Title in Streets of Oakland

We were able to get them a year ago, they went on and got one of the best players this league has ever seen. Curry embraced Durant's arrival after the Warriors dropped last year's finals to Cleveland in seven games, an unselfish attitude that reflected Durant's desires and created an inside-outside pairing that was almost unstoppable. Read More »

Kevin Durant finds long-sought title after joining Warriors


In case you missed it, RiRi was courtside for Game 1 of the finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland , California, cheering on the Cavaliers and literally bowing down to Lebron James' greatness. The Golden State Warriors made a strong case to be called one of the best teams in National Basketball Association history after a near-perfect run through the playoffs resulted in their second title in three years. Read More »

NBA champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

Just last month , Kerr called Trump a "blowhard" and said he "couldn't be more ill-suited for office ". Early this year President Trump got to pal around with old friends head coach Bill Bellichick and team owner Robert Kraft, while only some of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots showed up . Read More »

Champion Trophy 2017 Ind vs Ban: match-day guide

After a surprise group defeat by Sri Lanka in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide sides, India responded to the pressure of a "must-win" clash against South Africa with a commanding eight-wicket victory over the top-ranked Proteas at the Oval last weekend - a match where Kohli's unbeaten 76 helped him regain first place in the ODI batting rankings. Read More »

Rihanna's Lion King Tribute to LeBron James Is Unbelievable

Beating Cleveland two out of three in the first rivalry to be featured in three consecutive finals didn't hurt the sense of drama the Warriors aroused all season. And Curry, too. Even LeBron James , celebrating the fight and brilliance they each demonstrated during an entertaining back-and-forth basketball show in this Finals trilogy. Read More »

CT2017: Pakistan's Zaman wants India in finale

Pakistan will now contest the final on Sunday (June 18) at The Oval in London against either India or Bangladesh , with these two teams playing the second ICC Champions Trophy semi-final tomorrow at Edgbaston in Birmingham . The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. Now, Bangladesh will have to face the defending champions India on Thursday before moving ahead to the finals. Read More »