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Warriors 2017 NBA championship parade

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them past 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. Right in the middle of the Golden State Warriors' championship parade on Thursday afternoon, James posted a video on Instagram of him putting in work in the gym. Read More »

Grenfell Tower: death toll rises to 17 after London fire

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Approximately 600 people lived in Grenfell Tower's 120 apartments. Police and fire crew expect to be on site for weeks combing through the devastated building. A mum and her young son are feared dead after reportedly being told to stay inside their Grenfell Tower flat as fire engulfed the building. Nearly all of the building had been searched but crews were still trying to put out "pockets of fire" in hard to reach places and "unknown numbers" remain inside, London Fire Brigade ... Read More »

Man City to meet West Ham in Iceland friendly

Tottenham's Eric Dier (top) in EPL action with West Ham United's Mark Noble at the London Stadium May 5, 2017. "Supporters are therefore advised that our second fixture of the campaign, against Southampton , will be rescheduled, with further details to follow". Read More »

Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade

The Warriors won 129-120 t. Kevin Durant traded in his Oklahoma City Thunder jersey for a Golden State Warriors uniform which unsettled a few pundits, namely Stephen A. And if he wants that super-max deal, he'll get it. "Today is all about celebrating our championship", they said. "It's easier said than done obviously, but that's the goal". Read More »

Lawmakers play in Congressional Baseball Game

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President Donald Trump says that wounded Congressman Steve Scalise's condition is more hard than people first realized. In a statement, the hospital said Mr Scalise had "sustained a single rifle shot to the left hip". The House of Representatives cancelled all proceedings scheduled for Wednesday. At least six people including Scalise, the third ranking member of House Republican leadership as the majority whip, were hospitalized. Read More »

Janowicz beats Dimitrov, Berdych advances in Stuttgart

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I have to fight for more wins. "He's a very different player, very talented and very good touch in the hand but I found my weapons and I played better". Janowicz only won eight return points over the course of the 78-minute affair, but he executed a handsome clutch down-the-line backhand to take the critical mini-break and a 5-4 lead in the first set tiebreaker against Dimitrov. Read More »

LeBron James In Play To Leave Cleveland Again In 2018

James is a guy who is certainly interested in the lifestyle Los Angeles has to offer with a house near Staples Center, and a producing job on NBC's "The Wall", he could be willing to make that move full-time in 2018. "At least one, maybe one or two seasons-me, Melo, D-Wade, CP-we can get a year in". Therefore, all four stars could then take a pay cut and play for the Clippers. Read More »

Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House

Do you hear people praying on LeBron James' downfall ? In what could have been another Warriors title but was not to be, Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals went on to pull in a 7.6 rating among adults 18-49 and 20.5 million viewers. start, crowds started staking out spots along the parade route. The parade wound through downtown Oakland , where fans in Warriors shirts and hats cheered their favorite players. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Jadhav's twin strikes were bonus: Kohli

The India-Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy final will be a delight to watch for all the cricket fans as the two arch-rivals take on to claim the title. Though Bangladesh were going great guns at one stage with 154/2 after 28 overs but lost the plot in the mid overs. Kohli , however, had all the praise for other architects of the team's bowling effort, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Read More »

Blimp at US Open deflated, caught fire

No left-hander has ever won the U.S. Open but Harman, victor of the Wells Fargo last month, put himself in the hunt with a bogey-free round. Three more birdies on the his inward nine took him to seven under. But as the sun rose over Erin Hills, and the forecast was for no rain, Mickelson withdrew. The blimp crashed in an open field about a half mile (one km) from the Erin Hills golf course around 11:15 a.m CDT (1615 GMT), according to a statement from the U.S. Read More »

Steph Curry may skip White House visit

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many USA professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . When asked about a representative from his sponsor, Under Armour, calling Mr Trump a "great asset", Curry hit the headlines earlier this season. Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry holds the Larry O'Brien trophy during a parade and rally in honor of the Warriors , Thursday, June 15, 2017, in ... Read More »

Athletics fire longtime pitching coach Curt Young

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The rotation ERA is 4.66 while the bullpen ERA is an unsightly 5.07. Every A's starter except Jharel Cotton has been on the disabled list, as have two of the three prime setup relievers, Sean Doolittle and John Axford, making it hard to get consistently good pitching. Read More »

Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

Golden State plays under a set of offensive-friendly rules, and critics said they wouldn't have stood up to the rugged play of the past. Durant was once again the best player on the floor for the Warriors yesterday morning, hitting some timely three-pointers en route to a team-high 39 points. Read More »

Lions to dedicate remaining matches to those affected by London terror attacks

Who knows quite when this idea started to gain currency, but in the last month or so it has gathered considerable momentum. An unconvincing display in the first of ten fixtures saw the Lions come from behind after a Sam Anderson-Heather try, converted by Bryn Gatland , had seen the home side - comprising fringe players from Super Rugby - take a 7-3 lead into the break. Read More »

HD Partners Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ:HDP) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

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The stock of Hortonworks Inc (NASDAQ:HDP) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 11 by Mizuho. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein started coverage on Hortonworks in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . And it remains to be seen which target price HDP can achieve without sacrificing much as the company is holding a 28.90% gain for the past twelve months. Read More »

Champion Golden State Warriors To Opt Out Of White House Visit

The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. FROM COINAGE: Who Are the Wealthiest NBA Owners? While some, like superstar quarterback Tom Brady, had nonpolitical reasons for doing so, many players stated in one way or another that they were staying away due to their disapproval of the current administration. Read More »

Pakistan move up in latest ICC rankings

Pakistan have qualified for the final of ICC Champions Trophy for the first time in the history beating England by 8 wickets in the first semi-final at Cardiff on Wednesday. "Going into a big game like this, we're going to treat it as how we treated the last game". Pakistan surprised many by bouncing back brilliantly from their heavy loss against India in the tournament opener to beat South Africa and Sri Lanka en route to the last four. Read More »

Parade marking Warriors' title roars in Oakland

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The stuff he has in his package is next level stuff that you can try to teach your kids to do it, but you'll never be able to do it. I don't see a big gap. He picked it up in game 2 when he shot 8 of 12 and scored 22 points. ". Getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". After Game 5 , West Coast rapper Game credited KD for ultimately helping the Warriors win the NBA Finals. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open; witnesses report skydiving pilot

It left the door open for compatriot and world No 9 Fowler to bag seven birdies without a blemish on the card, taking advantage of ideal conditions to sign for a seven-under-par 65 at the year's second major championship. The U.S. Open will be played next year at Shinnecock Hills, where Mickelson was in position to win in 1995 and 2004. I've been able to tighten things up. Read More »

Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

Residents of Oakland, which lost one of its other beloved teams , the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire. "It's been about them proving that a year ago was a fluke, and K.D". To win his first championship, Durant had to go through the game's greatest player in Cavaliers forward LeBron James , whom he defended for most of the five games. Read More »

Kevin Durant Expecting To Work Out Contract To Keep Warriors' Core Together

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The Warriors are also headed to San Francisco, where they broke ground this year on a new arena slated to open in 2019. Curry responded to that asset quote, "I agree with that description if you remove the 'et'". "He was incredible all season long. He had an unbelievable series, just dominated", Kerr said. A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins mark. Read More »

Pakistan set up England semi-final

It then needed an "ugly" win over Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday to take Pakistan into the last four of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global sides. "They bowled really well", he said. The all-rounder added that the hosts will be in for a shock if they take their opponents lightly. It was the eighth time that Hasan has collected three wickets or more in his 20 ODIs, and teammates see much more to come from the 23-year-old bowler. Read More »

Ostapenko cops French Open crown

When she drilled a final backhand victor down the line, she dropped her racket to the clay and held her arms aloft in delight and disbelief. "I can not believe I am champion at 20 years old". "She has a lot to be proud of", Cahill said. But Ostapenko tried it and tried it again, and it worked. Even with the gorgeous 54 winners, the Latvian produced 54 unforced errors , but what spectators responded to was her belief. Read More »

Malik Monk to workout for 76ers on Thursday

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How would Malik Monk fit in with the Knicks? In an uncontested shooting drill, Monk shot the ball very well, proving that he does have the range to hit National Basketball Association three-pointers, but hitting more contested shots would have gone a long way in improving his draft stock. Read More »

Fans gather in Pittsburgh for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

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The Pittsburgh Penguins' 2016 Stanley Cup title certainly defied all oddsall odds, but for their encore performance this season, it was the exact opposite. We know they won it all for the second year in a row, but what did their odds look like throughout the year? "All parties were motivated and reasonable and thrilled we could get everything done", he said. Read More »