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Author: 0 NBA Finals roundup: LeBron, Curry make triple-double history

Love gave the Cavs a needed second offensive threat with 27 points but against a team filled with a pair of former MVPs in Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, two other 2017 All-Stars in Draymond Green and Klay Thompson and several role players who have made key contributions, it wasn't been almost enough.

Sport Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener

While the Pakistan cricket team is getting ready for the encounter against the arch rivals India on Sunday at Edgbaston, the fan club here in United Kingdom is also geared up for the big match. Earlier, stand-in Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan invited their opponents to bat first after winning the toss at Kennington Oval. Ahead of the big-ticket game, he further said: "No worldwide game comes easy to you, you have to work hard for it and it will be the same against India".

Sport Cavs want JR Smith to shoot more
Author: 0 Cavs want JR Smith to shoot more

James and Love combined to make 24 of 41 shots, while the rest of the team shot just 36 percent with only Irving even reaching double-figures. This team, their offense is constant movement, so you got to be locked in, you can't take a peek somewhere and lose your man, so they make you pay.

Author: 0 Warriors blow out Cavaliers again in Game 2

Curry shaking off an uncharacteristically bad first half to finish with his first playoff triple double: 32 points, 11 assists , 10 rebounds . Acutely aware of Klay Thompson's recent struggles with his shot but with no desire to join the stream of Warriors coaches and teammates encouraging the All-Star guard to keep firing, general manager Bob Myers offered a different message.

Author: 0 Family tradition: Dillon puts No. 3 back in Victory Lane

Blaney went from last to first to earn his fifth career Xfinity race win. It had to be someone special. "Those guys are performing, so they're going to talk about them", Dillon said. Larson had only one finish outside of the top 25 this season until Sunday when he finished 33rd. Like I said, we made a little bit of a mistake on the adjustment and it cost us a little bit.

Author: 0 Andy Murray tops Juan Martin del Potro in French Open third-round

The players split the first two sets. Nevertheless, after so many weeks of indifferent results and angry on-court performances, Murray seemed in total control as he finished off a 7-6, 7-5, 6-0 demolition of the No29 seed on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

Durant lost to James and the Miami Heat in five games in 2012 and then James and the Cavs knocked off the 73-win Warriors in a seven-game thriller last June. LeBron James had a simple explanation for what stood out in Game 1 of the NBA Finals: KD. However, even though the Warriors were picked to win it all previous year, the Cavaliers did the unthinkable and came back from a 3-1 series deficit to win.

Sport Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, will coach Game 2
Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, will coach Game 2

The Cavs will need to be much better on both ends in Game 2 if they want to even the series before taking it to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4. James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds , but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with the Warriors' depth.

Author: 0 National Football League loosens restrictions on touchdown celebrations

The changes are in line with other rule changes the National Football League is making to speed up the pace of the game and make it more exciting for fans, CBS News said. "Today, in our society with everything all about one person, to have it that this could be a group celebration , I'm all for it", Detillier said. NFL overtime rules are among the leading rule changes to the league in 2017.

Sport Kerr says he will coach Warriors for remainder of Finals
Author: 0 Kerr says he will coach Warriors for remainder of Finals

After the game, Green said Kerr's return was a positive for the team but added that he coached them so well through 82 regular season games that they could implement his plans without his physical presence. I did that, and feeling well enough to coach. They have been informed throughout the process, they know that I'm doing better. Kerr said he was trying not to focus on his personal emotions to focus on team needs.

Author: 0 Boston Red Sox Starter David Price Flexes In Win Over Baltimore

You knew when they scored and got ahead he was going to go to another level. "You get six to seven starts in spring training before you have start one". The left-hander gave up three hits, struck out seven and did not allow a runner past first base until Manny Machado led off the seventh with a home run.

Author: 0 Donaldson 2 HRs, Blue Jays beat Yankees 7-5; Judge hits 18th

When the Yankees chose Jordan Montgomery in the fourth round of the 2014 draft, it wasn't because he dazzled them with a high-90s fastball, wipeout slider or drop-off-the-table curveball. But the AL East leading Yankees (31-20) wouldn't allow it, attacking Estrada right from the start. He's so strong. He can miss-hit it and hit it out, especially playing in NY.

Sport UFC can't shake its addiction to Conor McGregor
Author: 0 UFC can't shake its addiction to Conor McGregor

Even Amanda Nunes was toying with the idea of a featherweight title shot before Cyborg came back into the picture. The second " Performance Of The Night " bonus was handed to Brian Kelleher , who made an immediate impact in his UFC debut by submitting Iuri Alcantara with a guillotine choke less than two minutes into their preliminary card fight.

Author: 0 Real Madrid win Champions League

Madrid had looked to be facing an uphill battle after Mario Mandzukic cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's opening goal with an exquisite overhead kick. Zidane managed the Spanish club to a second successive Champions League crown with a commanding 4-1 win over Juventus on Saturday, adding to triumphs in the Spanish league, the Club World Cup, and the European Super Cup.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby denies PK Subban's bad breath claim: 'He made that up'

Crosby has yet to score a goal in this series, and both he and Evgeni Malkin were held without a shot Saturday night in the same game for the first time in their star-studded careers. The Predators are now 8-1 at home in the postseason and will get a chance to extend that streak in Game 4 on Monday night. "He likes the attention and things like that", Crosby said.

Author: 0 Manchester delight at Europa success

That they succeeded in doing so was a testament to their strength of character. There are lots of poets in football but poets, they don't win many titles. 'If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup - immediately, we wouldn't think twice. "We wouldn't think twice". Manchester City , Inter and Real Madrid have all been linked with Silva and there has also been talk that Manchester United are in advanced negotiations to sign him from Monaco in the summer.

Author: 0 Kerr to coach Warriors tonight

Kerr announced before Game 2 on Sunday that he is returning to the sideline the first time since the first round of the playoffs against Portland. The Warriors lead the Finals 1-0 against the Cavaliers . Former Ateneo de Davao University Blue Knights head coach Miguel Solitaria, who is now the assistant coach of the De La Salle University Green Archers, still goes for the Warriors but a smaller margin this time .

Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr back on sideline, will coach Game 2

His teams have won at least one road game in 37 of the first 40, with the lone exceptions being the 2007 NBA Finals (against San Antonio), the 2008 Eastern Conference semifinals (against Boston) and the 2009 East finals (against Orlando). Unfortunately for James it didn't mean much, with the Cavaliers losing to the demoralizing Warriors again 132-113. The Cavs repeatedly showed their resilience by surging back from double-digit deficits to make it a close game.

Sport We got away with one, says Smith
Author: 0 We got away with one, says Smith

Moises Henriques , a surprise selection at number four, returned a chance to the same bowler after a frenetic stay, the final ball bowled before the the covers came back once and for all. Hopefully it was a little bit of rust and hopefully that's gone now and we can carry on playing the way we have. Last man Trent Boult who looked to defend it, nicked the ball with an outside edge and Matthew Wade took it comfortably behind the wickets.

Sport Juventus fans injured in Turin piazza after panic over firecrackers
Author: 0 Juventus fans injured in Turin piazza after panic over firecrackers

According to Reuters , the Italian police has set up an information point to help people find their loved ones while also investigating the bomb scare. In May 1985, 39 people, mostly Italians, were killed and 600 injured when a wall collapsed on them before the European Cup final between Juventus and Liverpool in Heysel Stadium in Brussel, Belgium.

Author: 0 Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial

Jason Dufner kept the best for last, biding his time through a late lightning delay before sinking a 32-foot putt to win the Memorial tournament in Ohio. A train wreck can happen at any moment. In addition to the hard golf course, Dufner battled through two lengthy rain delays and a leader board full of top talent.

Author: 0 Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end

Durant matched his postseason career high with 38 points in Game 1 to go with eight rebounds and eight assists, becoming the first player to post a 38-8-8 or better since Kobe Bryant went 40-8-8 in the 2009 Finals against Orlando. Not only did the Warriors match a Finals low with just four turnovers, they took Tristan Thompson out of the equation by holding him scoreless.

Author: 0 Hassan aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

The right-hander's exploits at No.6, combined with Kedar Jadhav and Ravindra Jadeja also chipping in with some aggressive knocks in the warm-up game against Bangladesh , has given Virat Kohli plenty of firepower lower down the order as India head into the main tournament.

Sport India outplay Pakistan by 124 runs
Author: 0 India outplay Pakistan by 124 runs

Pakistan were dealt a major blow as Mohammad Amir limped off the field with cramps. Pakistan , who only just qualified for the Champions Trophy when eighth in the International Cricket Council's ODI rankings, saw Azhar Ali make exactly 50 in 65 balls with six fours.

Author: 0 Warriors do not need to be ideal to beat Cavs say pundits

The matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors marks the first time in National Basketball Association history that the same two teams will face each other in The Finals for the third straight year. James (2009, 2010, 2012, 2013), Durant (2014) and Curry (2015, 2016) have collected seven of the last eight Most Valuable Player awards. Cleveland's postseason dominance aside, there are plenty of reasons to think Golden State will have no trouble in Game 1 .

Sport Warriors' Steve Kerr returns, will coach Game 2 of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors' Steve Kerr returns, will coach Game 2 of NBA Finals

They wore the black shirts while winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals previous year, and will try the look again Sunday against Golden State. When Kerr took a leave of absence during Golden State's first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers , he made it clear he wouldn't return until he felt confident there wouldn't be an immediate setback, per Tim Kawakami of the Bay Area News Group.

Author: 0 Warriors' dunkfest a concern for Cavs

Golden State has a lot of bodies they can throw at LeBron. In the wake of Game 1, most of the talk centered on Durant's assertive offense, and how his daredevil dribble-drives to the cup broke down Cleveland's defense. Keep it right here with our Game 2 live blog for score updates, analysis, stats and highlights. Warriors coach Steve Kerr is back. They've got great one-on-one players, but you've got to make them beat you one-on-one.

Sport Amazon's Alexa thinks the NBA Finals are one big joke
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa thinks the NBA Finals are one big joke

Lue seemed peevish after Game 1 when the talk turned to how great the Warriors looked and it seems likely his players will feel much the same tonight when the two go at it again at the Oracle in the East Bay. While LeBron James was the primary culprit for turnovers, both he and Kyrie Irving need to do a better job being patient with the offense. "It's the same guy I've always seen - attacking, making shots, making huge plays for our team".

Author: 0 Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 2 schedule

While both teams shot the ball poorly, getting open shots in close is as sure of a momentum-killer as it gets - and emphatic dunks in front of a home crowd will only make matters worse for a team trying to make a statement in this year's NBA Finals .

Sport Ariana Grande Leads Emotional Performance At Manchester Benefit Concert
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Leads Emotional Performance At Manchester Benefit Concert

What was without a doubt an emotional night for Ari , probably meant so much more to her knowing she had everyone important in her life rooting for her - including her loyal Arianators. "We need to show that we are not scared", he said, before joining his family in a frenzied round of selfie-taking. She kicked off her performance with the upbeat "Be Alright", and followed up with "Break Free".

Sport Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus
Author: 0 Champions League final: Zidane speaks on defeating Juventus

What more could I ask? "We have made history". His career total in all competitions now stands at 600, a record 108 of which have come in the Champions League. Real produced a ruthless second-half display after an evenly matched first 45 minutes. Our defence high up. His maiden trophy came at the Principality Stadium when, as a 19-year-old, he headed the opening goal as Manchester United beat Millwall in the 2004 FA Cup final.

Author: 0 Murray picks up speed at Roland Garros

Andy Murray rated a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro as his best performance on clay this year but is not getting ahead of himself after reaching the fourth round of the French Open . The top seed got off to a poor start, losing his serve in the third game with a weak backhand lob and faced a set point at 3-5. "Both those sets could have gone either way".

Sport Grande: 'Manchester, we're gonna be alright.'
Author: 0 Grande: 'Manchester, we're gonna be alright.'

Despite the London Attacks, Grande's manager, Scooter Braun , said the singer's concert will go on as scheduled but with heighten security to ensure the safety of concertgoers. The concert will be broadcast on a variety of outlets. 22 people were killed and 116 injured in the blast, including children, making it the deadliest attack on United Kingdom soil since the London 7/7 bombings in 2005.

Sport Predators rout Penguins, trim series deficit in Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Predators rout Penguins, trim series deficit in Stanley Cup Final

The Predators have made a series of this final , and we can't wait to see where Game 4 takes us. It's just one more element that has played a role in this magical run, one that is still far from over. The dynamic skill set demonstrated by Nashville's top four defensemen hasn't been restricted to offense. It only took 2:46 for Pittsburgh to take a 1-0 lead in Nashville to open Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final .

Author: 0 Champions League final: Gareth Bale hails Real Madrid's history boys

Madrid have won the Champions League three times in the last four years and their French forward Karim Benzema said: "It's fantastic, to win one, then two, then three!" Ronaldo has now won 20 major trophies in his glittering career, with four Champions League triumphs, including three with Madrid and one at Manchester United .

Author: 0 Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

That happened less than an hour after defending champion Garbine Muguruza was beaten 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 by 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic at Court Suzanne Lenglen . How right those folks were. The defending champion has struggled to find her feet on the crushed brick in Paris but showed glimpses of the destructive ground strokes she deployed past year in sweeping to her first Grand Slam title in her previous match against Yulia Putintseva , a classic little-and-large match-up against a ...

Sport British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland praises Ben Te'o
Author: 0 British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland praises Ben Te'o

There was some good ball carrying out there [and] some impact off the bench". He maintained he'd support the Lions , rather than the Kiwi sides, from now on - and didn't rule out pulling on a Blues jumper against the Lions on Wednesday. Police are reminding motorists that the roads may be busier than usual this weekend with a significant number of travelling Lions fans already in New Zealand or arriving over the coming days.

Sport Richard Jefferson: LeBron James Was Sick For Games 3 & 4
Author: 0 Richard Jefferson: LeBron James Was Sick For Games 3 & 4

After losing the Eastern Conference Finals to the Cavaliers in five games, the Celtics remained upbeat as they look to the future. The win gives Cleveland a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and leaves them firmly on track for a third-consecutive NBA Finals showdown against the Golden State Warriors .

Author: 0 Real Madrid first team to retain Champions League title

His career goal tally in club and global soccer now stands at 600. Bale won his third Champions League winner's medal in four seasons as Real swept aside Juventus 4-1 in his home city of Cardiff on Saturday night. "We're going to speak with Zidane, who's the conductor of this orchestra". One man that played an integral part in his development in becoming the best in the world, or one of depending on your allegiance, was former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson .

Sport Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game
Author: 0 Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game

It will be the same for both teams. The ICC Champions Trophy - the blue riband event of the 50-over season this year is set to begin on Thursday with hosts England kicking things off against Bangladesh at the Edgbaston. He had a qualification to play on ICC CT 2017. On Monday, across London at Lord's, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs - the worst start in one-day worldwide history - against the South Africa new-ball duo of Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell.

Sport Christian Pulisic goal gives USMNT draw with Venezuela in exhibition
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic goal gives USMNT draw with Venezuela in exhibition

The United States resumes CONCACAF World Cup qualifying in Colorado on June 8th followed by a trip to Estadio Azteca in Mexico on June 11th. The U.S. The U.S. did not have a shot on goal in the first half . They dropped off, defended spaces well, pressured the ball and countered caught us on a set piece.

Author: 0 Danny Summerhays in the lead at the Memorial

Daniel Summerhays is on target to claim his first PGA Tour title as he takes a three-shot lead into the final round at the Memorial Tournament after carding 68 in OH on Saturday, while Ireland's Shane Lowry is eyeing a top-10 finish after another good day at the office.

Author: 0 Cavs look to adjust both offense and defense in Game 2

The 80-year-old Attles, who is wrapping up his 57th season with the Warriors , owns the longest active streak with one team in the National Basketball Association. The Golden State Warriors sent a harsh message to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 and will try to take a 2-0 lead in the series when they host Game 2 on Sunday.

Author: 0 Record-breaking Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title

He kept Francisco " Isco " Alarcon in the team, and it paid off with another good performance by the Spain global. "We played very well in the first half". "But it's just one of those things, it's a game of two halves, it's always cagey in the final and at the end of the day we're happy with the win". "I think we feel unbelievable team, and we need to just keep doing what we are doing, because I think we can win much more titles in the future".

Sport Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
Author: 0 Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

Venus hasn't made a French Open quarterfinal since 2006. Venus , who was runner-up to her sister in Paris back in 2002, added: "I think you just have to be ready, aware, and alert". Venus completed a flawless day when he and Alicja Rosolska of Poland won their first round mixed doubles match, toppling eighth seeds Bruno Soares (Brazil) and Julia Ostapenko (Latvia).

Author: 0 Pakistani president condemns bombing in Kabul

The explosion mostly devastated a nearby building, housing the main office of Roshan, the leading telecommunications service provider in Afghanistan. US President Trump offered his deepest condolences for the victims to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in a phone call, "underscoring the barbaric nature of the terrorist who are enemies of all civilized peoples", according to a statement by the White House.

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