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Sport Marlins' Volquez gets no-hitter vs. D'backs
Author: 0 Marlins' Volquez gets no-hitter vs. D'backs

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.

Author: 0 Forget Durant versus LeBron, it's all Durant-Rihanna now

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.

Author: 0 Pakistan wins toss and bowls vs India in Champions Trophy

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.

Author: 0 French Open day five snapshot

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.

Author: 0 Real Madrid hailed as 'Masters of the Universe' after crushing Juventus

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".

Sport Djokovic, Nadal, Unleash Storm in Paris
Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal, Unleash Storm in Paris

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.

Sport Pakistan can surprise you, says Kohli
Author: 0 Pakistan can surprise you, says Kohli

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.

Sport London attack: Indian Cricket team's hotel in lockdown
Author: 0 London attack: Indian Cricket team's hotel in lockdown

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".

Author: 0 Zidane team talk was key to victory, says Ronaldo

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.

Author: 0 Angelique Kerber makes unwanted history

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.

Sport Ronaldo - The numbers don't lie
Author: 0 Ronaldo - The numbers don't lie

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.

Author: 0 Curry takes verbal swipe at Rihanna

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).

Author: 0 James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub

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 ...

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to Champions League top scorer award

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.

Sport Ashley Chase | Penguins shoot to thrill in third-period frenzy
Author: 0 Ashley Chase | Penguins shoot to thrill in third-period frenzy

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.

Author: 0 CJ McCollum Thinks Klay Thompson Will Leave The Warriors

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.

Sport Nadal sails into French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Nadal sails into French Open quarter-finals

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.

Sport Del Potro's shot vanishes in set 1
Author: 0 Del Potro's shot vanishes in set 1

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 .

Author: 0 Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as their new manager

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.

Author: 0 'I haven't seen a team win a global tournament playing defensively'

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.

Author: 0 Real Madrid win Champions League: Los Blancos' insane celebrations in photos

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.

Author: 0 Hazard says Chelsea feels like 'second home' amid Real Madrid links

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".

Author: 0 Gareth Bale's Real Madrid create history in Cardiff

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.

Author: 0 Ronaldo: Zidane gave us a very positive halftime talk

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.

Sport Gianluigi Buffon cannot explain Juve's second half Champions League final slump
Author: 0 Gianluigi Buffon cannot explain Juve's second half Champions League final slump

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.

Author: 0 Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

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.

Sport Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS
Author: 0 Kleist dominates in relief as Oregon tops Baylor 7-4 in WCWS

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.

Author: 0 Predators rout Penguins to pull within 2-1 in Stanley Cup Finals

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.

Author: 0 Cavaliers vow to improve after Game 1 drubbing

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 ...

Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 1 ratings drop slightly from 2016

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.

Author: 0 Rodriguez headed to disabled list

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.

Author: 0 Murray Scrapes Through to Del Potro Rematch

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.

Sport Giroud's hat-trick boosts France ahead of Sweden qualifier
Author: 0 Giroud's hat-trick boosts France ahead of Sweden qualifier

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.

Author: 0 Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

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.

Author: 0 Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title

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.

Author: 0 Trump lobbies for travel ban, offers condolences

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".

Author: 0 Warriors Coach Mike Brown Still Receives Paychecks from Cavs

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.

Author: 0 National Hockey League fines Ducks captain for 'inappropriate remark'

After last night's 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks , the Nashville Predators are one win away from their first Stanley Cup Finals appearance. I would expect a rather large welcome home turn out... "That's why it's the hardest trophy to win in sports", said forward James Neal , who scored Nashville's overtime victor in Game 1. But if the injuries keep mounting, there won't be enough players remaining to finish this up.

Sport Injured tally from Turin stampede rises to 1000
Author: 0 Injured tally from Turin stampede rises to 1000

Fans ran in panic away from Turin's central Piazza San Carlo on Saturday night where they had been watching Real Madrid and Juventus play in the Champions League final. 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 wall before the start of that year's European Cup final, against Liverpool.

Author: 0 Dale Earnhardt Jr. improving, but still not satisfied after final Coca-Cola 600

And pole sitter Martin Truex Jr . led 392 of 400 laps in last year's Coca-Cola 600 . And both of the grandsons have won races in it in those series. THE WRECK: Some of the pre-race favorites were eliminated early as Brad Keselowski crashed into the back of Chase Elliott's auto just 20 laps into the race, ending the night for both drivers.

Author: 0 Clouds of Uncertainty Over India vs Pakistan Clash

Nothing different, the Indian captain, on India-Pakistan, the day before. They have everything to lose. While Sarfraz Ahmed's men have not produced the same kind of results Misbah-ul-Haq had had with his unit in the recent past, the Men in Green are a unsafe unit, who can stun top teams on their day.

Author: 0 Business and Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Decision

Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of climate change and once called it a hoax perpetrated by China to weaken US business. They also encouraged "all our partners to speed up their action to combat climate change". "I say to all those for whom the future of our planet is important: let us continue on this path together so that we can succeed for Mother Earth", she said.

Sport Tornado Touches Down Near Three Hills, Alberta
Author: 0 Tornado Touches Down Near Three Hills, Alberta

Cecilia Wessels says she took the picture to show the tornado to her parents in South Africa. Theunis Wessels said he was keeping watch of his surroundings and saw the twister form as the swirling connected from the sky and the ground to form the funnel.

Author: 0 Predators defeat Ducks 6-3, advance to first ever Stanley Cup Final

Police also warn that there could be professional scalpers from all over the country traveling to Nashville with the goal of cheating people out of tickets to the Stanley Cup Finals game. "If you look at it, I think they got more dirty goals than we did", Carlyle said of the Predators. "His face is bright red from working so hard and he says, 'Did you guys do something wrong last night?' " Whitney said with a chuckle.

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