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Author: 0 Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on prescription medications

Woods added that he understood the severity of what he did and takes full responsibility for his actions. Tiger Woods has apologised for his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving - but claims alcohol was not involved. He underwent back surgery in April - his fourth since spring 2014. Woods said on his website last week that he would not be able to twist his back for three months because of his surgery.

Sport Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial
Author: 0 Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

OH native Jason Dufner dialed up a 7-under-par 31-34=65 during round one of the Memorial Tournament , grabbing a share of the early lead alongside David Lingmerth as play starts to wind down for the day. Met duty for Thursday's game against Milwaukee. I've been working hard all year and the results haven't really been there but I've been sticking with it.

Author: 0 Durant, Warriors Hammer Cavaliers

Sometimes I look to pass when I should look to score."It just shows you how fickle the two professions Mark and I chose after he got done playing are", Van Gundy said. Durant guarded James. Here's why they will come out on top! But mindful of how the Cavaliers and Warriors went a combined 24-1 in the playoffs before colliding in The Finals , Silver says "we should also celebrate excellence".

Author: 0 Andretti backs Alonso for Indy 500 glory

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso surprised himself with his qualifying success for Sunday's Indianapolis 500 , but the Spaniard knows his biggest challenge will come on race day. "With everything that has happened being among the top five is a dream", he said. "I enjoyed it and I tapped the barrier a couple of times ". It's still in the back of my mind some nights and that's just part of it.

Sport A look at the key duels in the Champions League final
Author: 0 A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

Both go into the game as winners of their domestic leagues and after overcoming hard semi-final opponents, and between them they boast numerous best players in world football in nearly every position . He credited his great run to coach Zinedine Zidane's ability to keep the team competitive despite constantly rotating the squad. The 32-year-old Portuguese has exploded reports of his demise with stunning hat-tricks against Bayern Munich in the quarter-finals and Atletico in the last four.

Author: 0 Real Madrid Show The Way Forward As Inconsistent Barcelona Made To Pay

And, Karim Benzema made it 2-0 early in the second half for a comfortable win. He came into the game with a record of 11 goals in his last nine final matches of campaigns and it wasn't long before he added to that record. Coach Zidane said that the win is very important to the team, since it's been a while since they've held the Spanish La Liga trophy aloft. Therefore, instead of witnessing a joyous parade with the trophy in full view, it seems that Real Madrid will have to wait until ...

Sport Cavs one win away from a historic Finals rematch
Author: 0 Cavs one win away from a historic Finals rematch

They beat Washington in seven games, including a Game 2 victory in which Thomas scored 53 points - one shy of the franchise playoff record. Led by its Big Three of James, Irving and Love, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates.

Sport No team orders from Ferrari, insists Sebastian Vettel
Author: 0 No team orders from Ferrari, insists Sebastian Vettel

But Hamilton was left in no doubt as to the reason Vettel won this race , coming from behind at a circuit where overtaking is near-impossible. It was clear that, I think they had the same plan to be honest so the lead auto normally gets priority so if I had a choice at that point, sitting behind Kimi, if I was going in the pits first, that's maybe what you like to do, because you are sooner on the fresher tires so I think it's probably one of the rare occasions where the over-cut turned out ...

Sport Penguins Down Predators in Game 2
Author: 0 Penguins Down Predators in Game 2

On Tuesday, Guentzel was a feel-good story after scoring the winning goal in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Pittsburgh goaltender Matt Murray stopped 37 of 38 Nashville shots while waiting for the top offense in this year's playoffs to kick in.

Sport White Sox spoil Price's season debut
Author: 0 White Sox spoil Price's season debut

Indeed Chris Sale will pitch against his former team in his former home on Tuesday night as the Red Sox visit the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field . Third base coach Nick Capra motioned for Smith to head for home. "I don't think it will be a hard week", White Sox manager Rick Renteria said. "He knew it was going to be a bang-bang play to put is in a position where he was moving, had to be a flawless throw, actually".

Author: 0 Murray positive about Del Potro clash after tough Klizan test

The victory set up a clash with former US Open champion Del Potro, who is still working his way back up the rankings after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. It's a rematch of their final at the Rio Olympics, where del Potro's silver medal marked a significant step in his comeback. "That year", del Potro said, "I thought it was my year".

Author: 0 Golden State Buries Cleveland In Game 1 Of NBA Finals, 113-91

Nike Basketball has owned the Finals PE look, with succinct hits of gold elevating each and every colorway for the big stage. Kevin Durant starred as the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in game one of the NBA Finals .

Author: 0 Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

This would be good news for the Golden State Warriors , as guard and former MVP Stephen Curry , who also becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer, is eligible for a "supermax" contract, which allows the Warriors to offer Curry a contract worth 35 percent of next year's salary cap, which is expected to be approximately $101 million.

Author: 0 Beyond The Mic: Warriors Dominance Will Make For Disappointing NBA Finals

Pachulia? Why?The Warriors seek a fifth National Basketball Association title in franchise history on the 70th anniversary of their first, which came in 1947 when the team was based in Philadelphia."Obviously it's a new season, especially this last series of the season, and we gotta bring it", Durant said of the best-of-seven clash.

Sport Five memorable Real Madrid v Juventus matches
Author: 0 Five memorable Real Madrid v Juventus matches

One of the greatest goalkeepers of all-time will be trying to stop one of the greatest forwards. He is not wrong about the goals: No Champions League final has ended goalless since Milan beat Juve on penalties in 2003. Higuain, the overpowering Argentine striker, had a solid season with 24 goals in the Italian league and five in the Champions League . "He was one of the best players at the start of the season", said Madrid midfielder Luka Modric.

Author: 0 Spinners set to play a major role at Champions Trophy

It's true that they were reduced to 22 for six by India's seamers in a warm-up game at the same venue on Tuesday, but that was on a livelier surface than on Thursday. "He would definitely be a loss if he couldn't play". That makes sense from a man-management perspective, but you can't give someone unequivocal backing, as if they have the gig for life.

Sport John Giles' verdict on the Champions League final
Author: 0 John Giles' verdict on the Champions League final

When things are not going your way, you need extra support. The winger has experienced extreme highs and lows, with triumphs like scoring a crucial goal in the 2014 Champions League final that helped Madrid beat rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 offset by long periods out of the team due to injury.

Sport Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in NBA Finals opener
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in NBA Finals opener

They will have their hands full, however as the Cavaliers boast an elite offense headed by Lebron James . Cleveland finished with 20 turnovers while Golden State had just four, tying a Finals record . Rather than reiterating what everyone has already said a million times over all year, let's take a look at a few things to watch for tonight. The burgeoning rivalry between the two teams will be the dominant Finals narrative after conference playoffs that saw increased viewership ...

Sport NBA Finals, Game 1 - Cavs vs. Warriors
Author: 0 NBA Finals, Game 1 - Cavs vs. Warriors

Or will LeBron James solidify his case as King by thwarting the "super-est" of all super teams? He racked up 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists while looking like the best player on the court. We'll have our answers after the best-of-seven games series. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.

Author: 0 Penguins vs. Senators: Game 7 prediction

Boucher, who dressed seven defencemen in Sunday's 7-0 Game 5 loss, confirmed that Ryan Dzingel would replace Tommy Wingels and added that both defenceman Mark Borowiecki and forward Alex Burrows would remain sidelined by injury . A shift of that magnitude isn't likely to reoccur, but it did illustrate what the Penguins are hoping to do against an Ottawa defensive scheme that takes away opponents' transition games.

Author: 0 'Hate Is Living Every Day,' LeBron James Says After Racist Graffiti Incident

He stressed that "racism will always be a part of the world and of America" and how Americans still have a long way to go. Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has had to deal with a far more disturbing confrontation than anything the Golden State Warriors will serve up in game one of their National Basketball Association playoffs on Friday morning (AEST).

Sport LA mayor ponders 2028 Games in exchange for youth funding
Author: 0 LA mayor ponders 2028 Games in exchange for youth funding

The annual IOC Session will take place September 13 in Lima, Peru where the 2024 host city election has been scheduled. There is also a mid-July meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland where Los Angeles and Paris will make detailed presentations regarding their bids.

Author: 0 Lions vs New Zealand Provincial Barbarians

Johnny Sexton has been given the first audition at No 10, knowing that Owen Farrell is breathing down his neck and is one of the form players in the world. All Blacks legend Sean Fitzpatrick says the quality of this year's Six Nations has "woken up" New Zealand ahead of this summer's highly anticipated showdown with the British and Irish Lions .

Sport Eleven-year-old Alex submits Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid
Author: 0 Eleven-year-old Alex submits Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

World Rugby is expected to announce the 2023 hosts in November this year. Over 100 children from different schools and rugby clubs around the country will be part of the presentation. "I want to pay tribute to everyone involved in putting together the bid which exemplifies the strength of partnership working throughout the island".

Sport Del Potro consoles injured foe, doing 'what my heart feels'
Author: 0 Del Potro consoles injured foe, doing 'what my heart feels'

Del Potro will face Nicolas Almagro in the second round, with a potential matchup against No. 1 Murray in the third. From 1-2 down he won five games in a row to take him into the third looking capable of another whirlwind finish, drilling the ball deep and wide, and all looked set for a quick denouement.

Author: 0 Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Cleveland went just 23-23 after January 10 and was ranked in the bottom third statistically on defense all season. Cleveland shut down Indiana's Paul George, Toronto's DeMar DeRozan and Boston's Isaiah Thomas before he went down with a hip injury on the way to a 12-1 postseason record.

Sport NBA Finals loaded with stars, historical implications
Author: 0 NBA Finals loaded with stars, historical implications

Thompson has been stellar on the defensive end even when his shot has been off and will likely be counted on at times to slow down Irving, who scored 98 points in the final three games previous year, including the series-clinching 3-pointer.

Author: 0 England beat Bangladesh: Joe Root's stunning performance erases miserable past

Tamim Iqbal batted beautifully for a fine 128, while former skipper Mushfiqur Rahim hit 79 off 72 balls. England's number three battled cramp to anchor a tricky 300-plus run chase, constructing his 129-ball knock in a meticulous manner and staying at the crease for nearly 45 overs to score the winning runs with back-to-back boundaries.

Sport Formula One 2017: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix
Author: 0 Formula One 2017: Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix

As the 29-year-old Vettel beamed with pleasure on the victor's podium, his team-mate looked as if it was the last place he wanted to be. Polesitter Raikkonen led Sunday's race until the pit stop phase when the Finn pitted in response to the early-stopping Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas , while Ferrari opted to leave Vettel out.

Sport Tsonga's my outside bet for French Open, says Monaco's Mbappe
Author: 0 Tsonga's my outside bet for French Open, says Monaco's Mbappe

Mbappe remains adamant that he will not leave Monaco for a club who will offer his less playing time than he has been given with the Ligue 1 champions this season. 'The coach is completely different, he is a great coach who has quickly achieved results and continues to develop. 'Why play less?' said Mbappe. He said: " The advice of [Deschamps] counts ".

Sport Yankees, Mets talk about Nats-Giants brawl
Author: 0 Yankees, Mets talk about Nats-Giants brawl

Strickland was suspended for six games for beaning and later punching Harper, who was in turn suspended for four games for storming the mound, throwing his helmet, and punching Strickland. It may be changing, but until that happens, you don't want your team to be the lone conscientious objector. "Like I said, I left the ball over the plate a couple of times to him and he's taken advantage of that".

Author: 0 Steph Curry On 'Good Morning America': 'I Miss My Anonymity'

Many people will argue the utter dominance of these two sides is ruining the National Basketball Association. The Warriors are back with a more formidable team after adding Kevin Durant , a healthier one after Stephen Curry was banged up last postseason, and not even LeBron James and the Cavs are given much chance of stopping them.

Author: 0 Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

The White House did not say whether Mr. Trump talked to German Chancellor Angela Merkel , French President Emmanuel Macron , Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the UK's Theresa May before or after he announced his decision .

Author: 0 Langer makes history at Senior PGA Championship

The 59-year-old German, who began the day a shot behind Singh, produced five birdies at Trump National Golf Club on Sunday to finish on 18-under par, one stroke ahead of the Fijian. Langer, whose 2 under produced his first score in the 70s this week, had led over the opening two rounds in pursuit of the only Champions Tour major, out of five, he has not won.

Author: 0 Finals pick up where they left off

Steph Curry is gearing up for a shot at redemption as the Golden State Warriors prepare to take on the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second year in a row at the NBA Finals . "He's competitive and he wants to win, so you can bet that he's not happy about past year and he's going to go after this one". The Warriors are the best first quarter team in the postseason in terms of net rating (+32.1 points per 100 possessions) and are +112 in point differential in first halves.

Author: 0 Another Warriors-Cavaliers Finals clash not bad for National Basketball Association

Honestly, that's as likely as what I'm predicting now. I think about how there could be four or five legitimate contenders every season, each with a definitive star fighting for his place on the totem pole. They have lapses and you will not get away with that against the Warriors. Curry had 11- and 18-point games in wins. He led the National Basketball Association, amongst players with at least 70 games played, with a 48.3 opponents' field goal percentage within six feet of the basket.

Sport Cleveland Cavaliers Gear for Game 4
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers Gear for Game 4

For a guy who played great for five straight months, he's got to have a bad game sooner or later. We know it's coming."We've got to figure out how to be better than them in Game 4", James said.Why did the Celtics only score 86 points? Worth one.

Sport Lyon wins Women's Champions League final vs. PSG on goalkeeper penalty kicks
Author: 0 Lyon wins Women's Champions League final vs. PSG on goalkeeper penalty kicks

Lyon now have back-to-back trebles having collected the French league and cup domestically. "People may have thought I was being rude to our opponent when Sarah went up to take the penalty", Precheur said. Lyon's goalkeeper Sarah Bouhaddi (left) celebrates with teammate Kadeisha Buchanan after scoring the winning penalty during the Women's Champions League Final soccer match at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Thursday, June 1, 2017.

Author: 0 Brown Expecting To Coach Warriors In Game 1 Of NBA Finals

The Warriors are on a roll and have more individual talent than Cleveland does, but their cakewalk to the NBA Finals hasn't done them any favors in preparation for their first dose of real postseason competition they're about to face.

Author: 0 Joe Root bats through pain to guide England to victory over Bangladesh

Jason Roy is part of a strong opening partnership with Alex Hales . This was Tamim's 37th half-century in One-Day Internationals (ODI) and his first against England , in addition to a centur which he got in 2010 in Dhaka. It was a result that led England to completely revamp their approach to the white-ball game. "Ideally I'd like to get through 10 overs but we'll see", the right-arm seamer added.

Author: 0 Warburton to lead Lions in NZ tour opener

As well having tour captain Warburton leading the side, all three global captains in the 41-man touring party are included in Wales' Alun Wyn Jones , Ireland's Rory Best and Scotland's Greig Laidlaw , along with English pair Kyle Sinckler and Ben Te'o , who will make their first appearances for the Lions .

Author: 0 NBA Finals Preview: Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

The Los Angeles home of National Basketball Association star LeBron James has been sprayed with racist graffiti, according to news reports Wednesday, the eve of the first game of the National Basketball Association championship. "I mean, I know him well. all the way back from my college days", Curry said . "My only motivation is to be able to compete for a championship every single year".

Sport Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez outbursts propel CC, Yankees
Author: 0 Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez outbursts propel CC, Yankees

Sabathia (6-2) allowed one run and five hits in 6 1/3 innings, struck out seven and walked none. But the four he allowed on Thursday jumped his first inning total to 10 runs allowed in 12 outings. "We had three pitches today that we could work with and the changeup was really good", Sabathia said. Kendrys Morales homered off Sabathia in the seventh and Ezequiel Carrera against Chad Green in the eighth.

Sport Rockies sink Seattle early, 6-3
Author: 0 Rockies sink Seattle early, 6-3

He wiggled out of those situations in the second and third inning, and then was helped by sharp defense from Gerardo Parra and Nolan Arenado to put an end to the threat in the fourth inning. Greg Holland pitched the ninth for his 20th save. Reynolds' 14 home runs match his season total from all of 2016 when he hit 14 in 118 games with the Rockies and topped the 13 he hit in 2015.

Sport Signs with Stoke City
Author: 0 Signs with Stoke City

STOKE CITY boss Mark Hughes is in talks with Scotland veteran Darren Fletcher about joining him on a free transfer. It didn't take long for interest to garner. Fletcher has been speaking following the confirmation of his move to Stoke and the 33-year-old has expressed his excitement at the new challenge ahead at the Britannia Stadium.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

In the post-Game 1 interview, James was asked what stood out in the Golden State Warriors' 113-91 victory. The trilogy is here and the Warriors will try to increase their 12-game postseason winning streak as they seek revenge for last year's collapse in the NBA Finals against LeBron and Co.

Author: 0 Virat Kohli Picks The Strongest Side In ICC Champions Trophy 2017

After a warm-up game against New Zealand and Bangladesh , India is set to lock horns with Pakistan on June 4 . "It's like any other game". Kohli says there is no sign of weakness in the current English side. "I think in these conditions, England will be my firm favourites". So, it feels good when your experienced players play with such an open mindset and it also helps in boosting the team's morale.

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