He shot 14 for 26 in his fifth 30-point performance this post-season, receiving a rousing ovation when he sat down for good with 2:16 remaining. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue has been impressed with what he has seen from Durant with the Warriors.
Saints defensive tackle Nick Fairley is coming off the best season of his six-year career, but his future in the National Football League is in doubt because of a heart condition, according to FOX Sports' Jennifer Hale. Fairley was the SEC defensive player of the year in 2010. Their defenses are consistently among the worst in the National Football League and it's a big blow if they miss out on Fairley for an extended period of time.
Root was a career-best 133 not out and England captain Eoin Morgan 75 not out, with their unbroken stand worth 143. While England were rarely troubled in their chase, there was more disappointment for Jason Roy . However, Root and Hales then took the game away from Bangladesh. It was Root's highest score in ODIs. The captain added on TMS that man of the match Joe Root "showed his class, even [though he picked] up a niggle".
The Penguins chased Ottawa's Craig Anderson by beating him four times in the first period, the last a "why not" flip from behind the goal line by fourth-line forward Scott Wilson that banked in off the goalie. "We made a decision to shorten the bench a bit and come back (fresher) for the next one", Karlsson said. "I mean, it doesn't matter, you play against Ottawa or Washington.
Here's a look at the key stats that reveal why Cristiano Ronaldo is such a prolific footballer and Real Madrid such a dominant side. We thought we had enough to win the game. If somebody wins the Ballon d'Or and scores so many goals, obviously it's a big advantage. Writing on his Instagram page after the match, Bonucci conceded that it was a tough end to an otherwise successful season in which Juve won Serie A and the Coppa Italia.
Cleveland scored 3 runs in the second inning and held onto the 3-0 lead until the Royals erupted for 6 runs in the 5th inning. They were helped along by a pair of errors - only one run that inning was earned - as Kansas City put the game away.
Terry was replaced in the 26th minute of his final Premier League appearance for Chelsea in a pre-planned nod to the shirt he has worn since his first-team breakthrough in 1998. I'm a man who has just finished losing a game today and I'm gutted I lost the game and the way we've lost it. "Everyone is asking me the same question, but genuinely I don't know".
He told Telefoot , as quoted by ESPN : "The questions about my future were pretty boring". After a few weeks of twists and turns with Antoine Griezmann being linked with a move to Manchester United , he has now officially confirmed he plans to stay at Atletico Madrid.
Serena, who revealed she was pregnant in April, has refused to discuss the sex of the baby she is expecting with fiance, Alex Ohanian , the founder of Reddit . Although, she hinted that she wants to wait until the child is born to find out. "She is really planning on coming back, and she said to me 'I am not done, I can not finish like this'".
Bookmakers are also preparing for Huddersfield becoming a top flight team, and many of them have started to give odds on what they can achieve next season. Huddersfield Town completed their fairy tale season on Monday by winning promotion to the Premier League - and the club's board plan on rewarding long-term supporters.
Miami Marlins' Edinson Volquez delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks , Saturday, June 3, 2017 , in Miami . The Marlins have scored 20 runs in Urena's past two starts, and he won both. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 38 points in his first NBA Finals game with Golden State, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Warriors rolled to their 13th straight win this postseason by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in Game 1.
We have to get the matchups we like and take advantage. KD actually didn't shoot that well outside of the paint in the first half, but he and Curry are both such good shooters that you can't give them any daylight. The four turnovers by the Warriors tied the NBA Finals mark for fewest in a game done twice before Thursday night, by San Antonio in 2013 and Detroit in 2005.
This was in retaliation to the unprovoked firing from the Indian BSFs on civilian settlements. The Indian Army has denied Pakistan Army's claims that five Indian soldiers were killed and several injured in a ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Ishant Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja claimed two wickets each as Pakistan were wrapped for a paltry 165 runs. India have a strong bowling line-up this time around. "If you write something you should take the ownership that I was wrong". The first time Pakistan beat India in a low scoring match was in 2004 edition at Edgbaston where the two teams are clashing today.
Andy Murray looked forward positively to his enticing clash with Juan Martin Del Potro after scrapping his way into the third round of the French Open . Defeating Mischa Zverev in Munich was the highlight of the season, but it was a tough run through the first round to say the least as he knocked over Laurent Lokoli in five, controversy-fuelled sets.
Juve put on an impressive showing in the first 45 minutes but they were blown away when Real upped the tempo after the break and skipper Sergio Ramos lifted what was their third Champions League trophy of the past four years. At the double: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after the final whistle. "I feel extremely happy because the truth is it's been a special year, you couldn't dream of anything better".
Down two sets and having had his serve broken to be 2-1 down in the third, Granollers was slugging it out with The Joker in a desperate baseline rally to keep the match alive. Former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro has won his first match in five years at the French Open . Davis' career record in Paris is now 1-6.
Both Virat Kohli and Sarfraz Ahmed have stated that they would like to treat this high octane match as just another game of cricket but when it come to India-Pakistan clash, we all know it's not just any "other game". Pakistan's star batsman Shoaib Malik struck an impressive knock of 128 runs as Pakistan managed to pile 302 runs, while batting first at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
If India's bowlers make early inroads into Pakistan's line-up, that won't be the last of it. As it has emerged now, the decision was made following feedback from Kohli about Kumble's coaching method, which he is said to have described as "intimidating".
Mario Mandzukic's stunning strike cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo 's 20th-minute opener for Juventus to reach the break at 1-1. Ronaldo underscored his status as Europe's most lethal striker with the first and third goals as Real were crowned champions of Europe for a record-extending 12th time.
First top seed in tournament's history to lose in opening round, Kvitova wins on return. In the last game, Kerber had seven break points but Makarova fought off each one before holding to win. But, arriving at Roland Garros high on confidence after having beaten Agnieszka Radwanska and Dominika Cibulkova on clay this year, she held her nerve to close out the match in a final game that featured five deuce points.
Madrid had looked to be facing an uphill battle after Mario Mandzukic cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo 's opening goal with an exquisite overhead kick. "We dropped back too much and it was not good for us, and the second half he changed this". "I have a one-year contract left". Leonardo Bonucci's raking pass was volleyed into the box by Alex Sandro and Gonzalo Higuain kept the ball airborne for Mandzukic to chest it up and send a looping volley over Keylor Navas.
By improving to 13-0 in the playoffs, the Warriors broke the National Basketball Association record for most consecutive wins in one postseason (Spurs, 12, in 1999) and tied the mark for most consecutive overall playoff wins (Lakers, 13, in 1988 and '89).
The emphatic nature of Madrid's victory removed some of the gloss from Mario Mandzukic's sensational equalizer for Juve, which cancelled out Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener. "Admittedly, it'll be tough to do better than this year, because we could've done something truly incredible this season". Local media cited older Juventus fans present as saying the panic had evoked painful memories of the 1985 Heysel disaster, in which 39 mostly Italian fans died when fans were crushed by a collapsing ...
His first of the cup final goal came during his days at Old Trafford when then young Ronaldo opened Manchester United's scoring account at Moscow against Premier League rivals Chelsea. Ronaldo had a chance to hit back, but he misjudged an attempted diving header from Isco's cross as an entertaining first half ended level. Karim Benzema picked up possession and passed to Ronaldo.
You could also argue that without Fleury stepping into the breach and carrying the Penguins through the better part of the first three rounds, they aren't even in the Stanley Cup final . He has found his touch at the right time for Pittsburgh, which leads the Final 1-0. In terms of overall balance of play, it felt similar to Game 1 (plus a lot more Penguin shots), which was both optimistic and ominous for Nashville.
Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue dubbed the Warriors "the best I ever seen", but added: "They're playing good basketball". OAKLAND Like moths to a flaming hot shooter, a pair of Warriors all-time greats floated toward Kevin Durant's locker after Game 1.
The French coach however, who has now lead Madrid to back-to-back trophies, played down talk that he is the best in the world. Ronaldo won the first major honour of his incredible career at this stadium as he helped Manchester United to FA Cup glory back in 2004.
Kuznetsova had to endure a nervy start to the final set as Zhang managed to extend her return game to deuce for three times, but was unable to earn any break points as the Russian escaped by a whisker with a backhand victor on her third game point.
Tennis - SpaniardNicolas Almagro will undergo surgery on his left knee after rupturing his internal meniscus during his second round match against Juan Martin del Potro at the French Open earlier this week. Croatian seventh seed Cilic will next meet South Africa's Kevin Anderson who matched his best run at Roland Garros with a five-set win over Britain's Kyle Edmund .
Enrique was handed one last chance of glory in charge of his Barcelona side on Saturday as they headed to the Vicente Calderón to take on minnows Deportivo Alavés in the final of the Copa Del Rey. He won the European Cup Winners' Cup and the Copa del Rey during his first stint at the Nou Camp . After their famous comeback against Paris St-Germain, they were knocked out of the Champions League in the quarterfinals by Juventus.
In Dubai as part of official broadcaster OSN's specialist panel, Waqar was honest in his assessment. This article first appeared on the International Cricket Council's website . Players like Hasan Ali and Shadab Khan are young and very exciting to watch. He, however, claimed he has not thought about selection in starting XI and is looking forward to slot in to a 50-over team after an extended run in the T20 format.
Past year on this surface, I thought it was the best I'd ever seen Andy play in the clay-court season. "I started to feel a little bit better as the match went on but I expected a tough match because he's played well during the clay-court season".
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane celebrates with his family and the trophy after winning the Uefa Champions League Final at The National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff June 3, 2017. - Including the knockout stages, Real Madrid are the highest scorers at this year's competition with 35 goals. AC Milan were the last team to retain Europe's top prize when they triumphed in 1989 and 1990.
Belgium global Eden Hazard has dismissed the possibility of leaving Chelsea during this summer's transfer window. "I'm good here. I'm at one of the best clubs in the world and I think I'm gonna stay for a couple of years". Variations on this theme are nothing new in the world of Hazard media quotes, but it's nice to see him talking in concrete terms about next season with Chelsea (and beyond!) - I don't think he means "couple" as exactly "two", incidentally, just as "more than one".
Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals, being the first player in 25 seasons in the Champions League era to score three finals. After Casemiro put the Spanish champions back in front in the 61st, Ronaldo turned in his 600th career goal at the near post three minutes later, and Marco Asensio wrapped up a record-extending 12th title in the 90th.
Three minutes later it was game over as Ronaldo netted his 12th goal in this season's tournament, moving a goal clear of Messi, and 105th overall. The former France star has won the Champions League twice in his 17 months in charge and overseen Real's first LaLiga and European Cup double since the 1957-58 season.
Real's stunning success means boss Zinedine Zidane has won two Champions Leagues and a La Liga title in two years at the Bernabeu. Real, who now have a record 12 European Cup wins, grabbed the lead in the 20th minute through Ronaldo, who slotted the ball low into the corner after a clever cut-back from Dani Carvajal following a classic counter-attack.
In his home city, the Wales global came off the bench as Madrid claimed a 4-1 win in Sunday's (AEST) final. Not only so, the second goal edged him past Lionel Messi, as the highest goal-scorer for the fifth consecutive time in a Champions League campaign.
LSU's Aliyah Andrews (4) leaps for the ball as it goes over the fence for an OR two-run home run in the first inning of an NCAA Women's College World Series softball game in Oklahoma City, Saturday, June 3, 2017. They make us play hard, and we appreciate that. The victor will meet Oklahoma for the bracket championship on Sunday afternoon. Kelsee Selman (24-9) gave up six runs in five innings for the Bears.
Nashville formulated a response in the second period. Defensively, the Nashville Predators are allowing 2.7 goals per game and are killing 80.9 percent of their opponents power plays. And the breakaway, maybe I thought I could've made a better play on it. The Penguins went down to Nashville and got themselves Penguin'd. They got off to a slow start, but the Nashville Predators won 5 to 1.
Kevin Durant drove through the lane untouched for dazzling dunks. "Well, I'm pretty sure that won't happen tomorrow", Durant said with a grin Saturday. (AP) - Stephen Curry spoke up, just in case his Golden State Warriors needed another reminder from their MVP and leader. "I mean, you take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled previous year, that we saw in the regular season and in the postseason, and then in the offseason you add a high-powered offensive talent like that ...
LeBron James had a simple explanation for what stood out in Game 1 of the NBA Finals: KD. She dabbed on another Warriors fan and then caught the attention of Kevin Durant , who stared her down after hitting a three-pointer that pretty much sealed the game for Golden State.
E-Rod has been one of the most consistent pitchers on the Red Sox this season, apart from Chris Sale of course. Alec Asher gave them 6 1/3 good innings in a 3-2 victory over the Red Sox on Friday. "That's eight years ago when I did that", Price said. Baltimore's pen pitched 2.2 innings of scoreless ball while the Red Sox pen went 2 innings of scoreless ball.
While Nicolas Almagro had managed to restore a set everywhere (3-6, 6-3), he collapsed on court No. 2, struck by a pain in the left knee. The first set on Court Suzanne Lenglen was a horror show for Murray against a player who nearly skipped Roland Garros because of a calf injury.
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud became the first player to score a hat-trick for France in 17 years as his side thrashed Paraguay in Rennes. Seven minutes later, the Arsenal man fired Dimitri Payet's cross home with a diving header (13') to cap an ultra-dominant first 5 minutes for the hosts.
Casemiro restored the Spanish champion's lead in the 61st, Ronaldo turned in his 600th career goal at the near post three minutes later, and Marco Asensio wrapped up a record-extending 12th title in the 90th. He said: "We are disappointed". The hardest part of the game was seeing Gianluigi Buffon's disheartened face at the end of the game. Juve centre back Leonardo Bonucci drove a long diagonal ball which Alex Sandro reached and cushioned back across the box.
Arsenal said the Frenchman and Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis had conducted a full review of the club's on and off field activities "to identify areas for improvement to build a sustained title challenge". "I see signs of Arsene that he's incredibly addicted to football and I don't see that he's got a life outside of it. I think that's ludicrous", he said.
Streets around London Bridge and Borough Market , fashionable districts packed with bars and restaurants, would have been busy with people on a Saturday night out. Please report anything suspicious to the police, but only call 999 in an emergency. "We condemn them. My thoughts are with families of the deceased & prayers with the injured".
But Thursday, in game one of the 2017 Finals, Iverson was there - in a way. That's a good defensive team and they're active and athletic and long and anticipate really well. "They took Game 1 the last three years, so, we know there are some things that we can correct". The Cavs don't have the same margin of error as they did past year, so a 3-1 lead could be insurmountable.