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Warriors celebrate National Basketball Association title with street parade

Golden State's championship-clinching victory in Game 5 of the NBA Finals was watched by more than 25 million viewers on ABC, wrapping up the most-viewed series since Michael Jordan's last title in 1998. Golden State Warriors fans are waking up early to secure a spot along the team's parade route in Oakland, California. "It's just a great group of guys, great community, great arena, great fans", Durant said. Read More »

Fowler sits atop US Open leaderboard

Open this week, and this year's site is Erin Hills golf course located in north central Wisconsin. "I was sitting on the seventh tee and my caddie goes, 'Look at that thing, just blew up.' And it was going down through the air", Hoffman said. Read More »

Blimp in flames crashes at US Open near Milwaukee; pilot injured


The company tweeted: "Thanks to everyone for your concerns, the blimp pilot is being taken to the hospital but is expected to be OK". "I was teeing off and I looked up and saw it on fire and I felt sick to my stomach", he said. "Pretty sure I just watched the blimp crash at the #USOPEN!" "[Thompson] was saying there were a couple of panels that gave way on the envelope [of the ship], causing the hot air to pour out", Schmidt said. Read More »

Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

MASHRAFE MORTAZA: I haven't decided. "We were in a situation in this game where we were controlling things, but like a few previous occasions we lost the momentum and never got it back", the captain said. Kohli credited batting coach Sanjay Bangar and throw-down specialist Raghavindraa for shaping his as well as the team's fortunes. But yes, I think if you're talking about the pressure, I think the way Tamim and Mushfiqur batted, even in the way Sabbir Rahman started, it didn't look like we ... Read More »

US Open Champ Dustin Johnson: Golf is all about image

Open Champion Dustin Johnson on Wednesday discussed why it's important that golfers maintain their self-image on and off the course. The world number one won three tournaments in succession earlier this year - including back-to-back World Golf Championship events - before a back injury forced him to withdraw from the Masters . Read More »

Michael Phelps to swim in a race against a shark


In its announcement, Discovery hypes the sure-to-be-epic swim meet. As if the announcement itself weren't enough to get viewers excited, Discovery's statement bills the aquatic showdown as a must-see event: "They are one of the fastest and most efficient predators on the planet: Sharks ". Read More »

Hear Young Thug's "singing album" Beautiful Thugger Girls


The 25-year-old Atlanta rapper announced the project back in April , revealing it would be a "singing project" executive produced by Drake . In addition to Future and Snoop, Thugger's project includes appearances from Jacquess, Lil Durk and Millie Go Lightly , who is featured on two tracks. Read More »

McIlroy, Day try to make up ground at US Open

I'll just go out tomorrow and hit the fairways. All seven of his birdies came from inside 15 feet. No one took advantage like Fowler. The record for a lowest cut was 1-over 145 at Medinah in 1990. Paul Casey's birdie run is over. He tapped in for par. Rickie Fowler says on Twitter on Sunday that he's going to the Olympics, and Patrick Reed said he would be joining him in Rio. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open


Dustin Johnson is making it look every bit as tough as advertised. McIlroy is back to even-par for the round after bogeying the first three holes on the front nine. Willett, who helped Garcia slip into his Green Jacket at Augusta in April after becoming the first defending champion to miss the cut since 2004, fired an opening nine-under 81 at Erin Hills. Read More »

Liverpool agree to sell Wisdom to Derby


The length of the 24-year-old's contract has not been specified, but he will be returning to the club where he made 38 appearances during a loan spell in the 2013/14 season. He has already agreed personal terms with Derby. Wisdom has spent the last four seasons away on loan, with Derby, West Brom , Norwich City and Red Bull Salzburg . Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Mohammad Amir likely to play in final against India

Kohli once again praised Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar for India's win against Bangladesh . India batsman Pankaj Roy is bowled by Pakistan's Mohammad Khan in the first test match played between India and Pakistan, in 1952. The surprising absence of new-ball swing throughout this tournament will likely make Pakistan's task of early strikes hard, especially on a surface at The Oval that is traditionally favourable to batting and has hosted two 600-plus run matches already in the ... Read More »

Brooke Henderson, 19, maintains Meijer LPGA lead


Once again she averaged almost 290 yards off the tee at the Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan and hit 85 percent of her fairways. "But this week seems to be a turnaround week and hopefully I can just finish strong the next two days", she said. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: Canadian Grand Prix result a 'great blow' to Ferrari

The three-time Formula One champion earned his sixth victory - and third in a row - on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on Sunday, taking a clear path from the pole to the checkered flag to win by nearly 20 seconds. "I had a bit of a lock-up but I knew there was an opportunity and I dived in". MONTREAL (AP) - Lewis Hamilton is still finding novel ways to win the Canadian Grand Prix. Read More »

Lacob: Warriors will keep Curry at any cost

The story took on a life of its own on Tuesday when CNBC analyst Joshua M. Brown tweeted that the team had " unanimously " chose to skip the visit to Washington, DC, "per reports". They had suggested directly or indirectly that they were not fans of Trump. Curry is a pitchman for Under Armour, which pays the former MVP $4million to hawk its sportswear. Read More »

Ryan Blaney holds off Kevin Harvick to take first Cup victory


Making it through a total of 85 (out of 800) circuits over the last two races at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Dover International Raceway, Brad Keselowski was in need of a strong result in Sunday's 400-mile event at Pocono Raceway . Erik Jones is busy learning how to race with the best stock auto drivers in the world. He is the subject of an upcoming documentary that will recount the prejudice he faced during a long career. Read More »

US Open: Rickie Fowler leads on day of highs and lows

Open-like", Marc Leishman said. Or Jason Day , a major champion who, for the first time in his career, suffered two triple-bogeys in one round. "So to be right behind him, I'm ecstatic". And, although McIlroy also recorded a 71 thanks to four birdies in his last six holes, the damage had already been done by a 78 on Thursday, when a record 44 players had broken par in the benign conditions. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open after one round


World number five Jordan Spieth , the 2015 US Open victor at then rookie host Chambers Bay, shot 73 while defending champion Dustin Johnson carded a 75. PGA Tour rookie Xander Schauffele slipped from a share of the lead when he bogeyed the short, treacherous par-three ninth hole, to stand six-under for the championship, one off the pace. Read More »

Bairstow set to replace Roy for England in Champions Trophy semis


England can not name their team until the day of the match for anti-corruption reasons, but Morgan said Yorkshire's Bairstow would be a capable replacement for Roy. "Bairstow came off the canvas against us past year - he wasn't supposed to play a half an hour before the game". Even so, following his List A career-best for Yorkshire at the top of the order last month, Morgan said: "I'd have no worries if he has to open the batting. Read More »

Rickie Fowler holds first-round lead at Erin Hills


Day believes officials could brutalise the course set-up for round two after Fowler equalled the lowest opening score relative to par in US Open history, joining Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf , who both shot seven-under 63s at Baltusrol in 1980. Read More »

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Queen's Club Championships


World number one Andy Murray believes that no tennis player ever again will be able to pull of a Rafa Nadal and win 10 #Grand Slam titles at one of the four Major events. Nadal dominated the clay events, and played some mind-blowing tennis to defeat Stan Wawrinka in straight sets in the French Open final. By 2014 the world number two was a nine-time champion, but a not so great campaign in 2015 and an injury-plagued one a year ago respectively, delayed a bit the Spaniard's historic ... Read More »

Owen Farrell ruled out of Maori All Blacks match


Gatland was expected to select close to his first choice side for the fifth match of the tour with the first test against the All Blacks only a week away. Gatland's team, however, were more than able to match the locals in an entertaining spectacle but their skill execution again let them down. The Highlanders played with their usual courage and showed tremendous spirit, a star team rather than a team of stars, although their one starting All Black, Waisake Naholo , was huge. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads US Open after wild opening round


Of the top 10 players in the world, only Fowler (No. 9) and Sergio Garcia (No. 7), who shot a 70, broke par. Adam Scott recovered from a poor start, with two birdies and an eagle in his last four holes to card an even-par 72. It's a long golf course, but the shorter hitters somewhat have a chance, because you've got to keep it out of the fescue. Fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman shot 5-under 67s Thursday. Read More »

Si Woo Kim making move up leaderboard


Casey has recorded three consecutive top-six finishes in the Masters , but has just one top-10 in the US Open in 13 attempts. And at this U.S. Open, he showed how a quick recovery is never too far away. That still didn't appear to be almost enough. McIlroy , meanwhile, has a bigger hole to climb out of after a 6-over-par 78 on Thursday. This year's U.S. Read More »

US Open: How the Irish have fared on Day 2


Fowler and other well-known players also could be "paired" with hundreds, maybe thousands, of golfers across the country this weekend as courses try to capitalize on golf's peak season and create a link between that and local elements of the sport. Read More »