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Author: 0 Warriors welcome back Steve Kerr with Game 2 win

If they win the next two Finals games in Cleveland and complete a 16-0 record in the playoffs, they'll be the first team to ever go ideal through a playoff run. So they won two games. They are now two wins away from making their case as the greatest team of all time. They use the "Phantom Cam" to create cool clips that are sharable on social media - and did just that with Curry's drive on James.

Author: 0 NBA Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye ideal title run

If they can win two more games, they are to me - and I will shout it from the highest mountaintops, even in Laker land if I have to - this would be the greatest team in history. "We still remember what happened a year ago", Warriors guard Klay Thompson said. "They're doing a good job sending two, three guys to box me out", Thompson said of his struggles on the glass.

Author: 0 Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Opens Up On Future; Leads Team Past Cavs

But the underlying reality is this: The Cavs' margin for error against the Golden State Warriors is nil, and that point was blasted home as the Warriors took a 2-0 lead with a 132-113 win. He looks more like a two-time MVP than the hobbled player he was in last year's Finals. Before we get mad at the studio for the ridiculous goal, and also at that one kid who started this trend by getting millions of retweets asking for a lifetime supply of Wendy's chicken nuggets , just enjoy the ...

Author: 0 Warriors take 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout of Cavs

The Warriors , on an National Basketball Association record 14-game playoff win streak, lead 2-0 in the best-of-7 championship series entering Wednesday , June 7 (Thursday, June 8 in Manila) for the 3rd game at Cleveland . According to the AP, Sunday's Game 2 averaged 20.1 million viewers, which was the highest for an NBA Finals Game 2 since Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls battled the Utah Jazz in 1998.

Sport Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach Paris quarters
Author: 0 Djokovic sinks Ramos-Vinolas to reach Paris quarters

I am maybe exhausted, but I have one day off. Day 8 at Roland Garros saw men's tennis superstars Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal also advance. He's a really good friend. Nishikori recovered to beat Hyeon Chung 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 0-6, 6-4; Monfils was leading 7-6 (5), 5-7, 4-3 against Richard Gasquet when his countryman retired after getting treatment on his right thigh.

Author: 0 Pandya, Johnson guide Mumbai to third title

Former Australia worldwide Mitchell Johnson successfully defended 11 off the last over as Mumbai claimed a thrilling victory when Pune youngster Washington Sundar was run out on the final ball of the match. Pune improved their tournament record but may have played their last game of the cash-rich league. When quizzed about MI's strategy against a set Steven Smith, Rohit said, "There was no specific strategy".

Author: 0 Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar

The Financial Times added that although this particular case was not the only reason for the escalation of the diplomatic rift on Monday, it certainly became one of the final straws for the Gulf states; their dissatisfaction with Qatar paying money to the Iranian groups, and strained relations with Iran over differences of positions on a range of regional conflicts were other factors that inevitably led a diplomatic crisis.

Sport Injury rules Wahab out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Injury rules Wahab out of Champions Trophy

Pakistan have made a request to the ICC to call up a replacement. Wahab damaged his ankle in a 124-run hammering at the hands of fierce rivals India at Edgbaston on Sunday after he was taken for 87 runs off only 8.4 overs - the worst figures in the history of the competition.

Author: 0 CBS Sports Latest NBA Mock Draft Predicts A Trade At No. 1

As thoroughly as Boston intends to research the rest of the draft, major mock drafts agree Fultz will likely land in Boston. Tomorrow he'll undergo a physical and workout at the Celtics' Waltham practice facility. Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists and 5.7 rebounds per game while shooting 47.6 percent from the floor and 41.3 percent from three-point range during his lone season at Washington .

Sport Taylor Decker had shoulder surgery, could miss regular season time
Author: 0 Taylor Decker had shoulder surgery, could miss regular season time

The 16th overall pick in the 2016 National Football League draft, Decker is coming off a strong rookie season in which he successfully replaced Riley Reiff and was strong in pass protection. "He's coming along", Caldwell said . Wagner joined Pro Bowler T.J. Lang as Detroit's signature additions in free agency, fortifying an offensive line that has struggled to find consistency for years.

Author: 0 Dufner hanging with the younger crowd and winning again

There's been a lot of struggles and a lot of setbacks. Fowler was in the fairway with a wedge to the green. He finished at 11-under after having managed par over each of the final four holes to finish with a round of 70. He took a bogey on the hole. Dufner's dismal round included a double-bogey seven at the par-five 11th and a bogey at the 18th, where the 2013 PGA Championship victor was in the water off the tee.

Author: 0 Chelsea's Eden Hazard open to Real madrid move

According to the Evening Standard , Real Madrid has cooled its interest in Hazard after the fracture to his ankle, and is looking at Monaco's Kylian Mbappe instead. The Belgium worldwide played a key role in Chelsea's successful 2016-17 campaign, scoring 16 goals in 36 Premier League outings to help them to the title.

Author: 0 Summerhays storms into lead as struggling Dufner shoots 77

Dufner won the tournament. "Today was pretty pathetic on all accounts", Dufner said. I made some nice pars and rolled in some putts. I've been really consistent, a lot of top-25s and a lot of made cuts. "I've been pretty harsh on myself, I've beat myself up pretty bad. But I just need to keep going as there is still a lot of golf to be played". "But again, playing with the lead on this golf course I imagine is going to be hard".

Author: 0 New Zealand keen to carry on Australia form into England clash

Starc was the pick of the Australian attack after taking four for 29 before Warner passed 4,000 one-day worldwide runs in his 93rd innings, the fastest Australian to do so. The fall of opener Aaron Finch was the only Bangladesh success, Rubel Hossain trapping him leg before on 19. "I haven't spoken to any players from other teams in the tournament", he said.

Author: 0 Snippet of LeBron James and Kevin Durant's Secret Rap Song Released

While opponents in this year's NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant and Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James teamed up for a hip-hop track six years ago. Bayless, who has also carved out a dubious niche as a persistent critic of James, was again targeted by Durant in 2016, when he reportedly requested that a journalist ask him a question about Bayless at a postseason news conference so he could lambaste the media personality.

Sport Virender Sehwag forwards two-line application for Team India coach job
Author: 0 Virender Sehwag forwards two-line application for Team India coach job

Here are the funniest reactions to Sehwag's two-line application letter. We also know how witty and amusing Sehwag's tweets are. Apart from Sehwag and current coach Anil Kumble , those who are also in the fray include former Australian fast bowler and Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody, former India cricketers Dodda Ganesh, Englishman Richard Pybus, and domestic veteran Lalchand Rajput.

Author: 0 Real Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph in Cardiff! [Photos, photos, photos]

Ronaldo's double meant he became the first man to score in three Champions League finals . "It's three Champions League trophies in four years, not many people can say that". MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid is celebrating its 12th European Cup with its fans back in the Spanish capital. Juventus conceded more in Cardiff than the rest of their continental run combined, seeing them slump to a fifth straight final defeat as Madrid became the first side in the Champions League era to ...

Sport Martin O'Neill not too down after Republic suffer Mexico defeat
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill not too down after Republic suffer Mexico defeat

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has pledged that his side won't be playing it safe for their crucial World Cup qualifier against Austria on Sunday. "Today we had a more experienced side out in terms of worldwide caps but it was still very important for us". "In a nutshell, we've got to go forward against Austria".

Sport U2 Extend 'The Joshua Tree' Tour To Seven More US Cities
Author: 0 U2 Extend 'The Joshua Tree' Tour To Seven More US Cities

The Joshua Tree was produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. Now wowing fans and critics alike across North America, U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 wraps up North America July 1st, heading on to Europe where it kicks off a sold out tour with two shows in London on July 8th & 9th followed by concerts in Berlin, Rome, Barcelona, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam and Brussels.

Author: 0 Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

The Warriors won their 14th consecutive playoff game, an National Basketball Association record, and seized a 2-0 lead over the Cavaliers in the best-of-seven championship series, which continues Wednesday and Friday in Cleveland. Neither does he, and KD's menacing, 6-foot-9 presence from the paint to the perimeter is a big reason unbeaten Golden State is closing in on its second championship in three years.

Sport Nadal races into 11th French Open quarter-final
Author: 0 Nadal races into 11th French Open quarter-final

That would extend Nadal's already seemingly unsurmountable record and further cement his standing as the "King of Clay", with no other player as successful on the surface as Nadal has been, at Slams or otherwise. Meetings for quarterfinal spots include seven-time major champion Venus Williams against No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky , former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki against 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova , and defending champion Garbine Muguruza against No.

Author: 0 Steve Kerr marvels at Kevin Durant's 'amazing' defense

On Jan. 7, the Memphis Grizzlies overcame a 20-point deficit at Golden State to defeat the Warrio'rs for the second time this past regular season. Durant and Curry each scored 15 first-half points, but Golden State had 13 turnovers at the break after just four in the series opener. "The intention is to coach tonight and the rest of the series", said Kerr, who was last on the bench April 19 for Game 2 of the Warriors' first round playoff series against Portland.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With Another Rout

Now, as the series shifts to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4, the immediate focus will not be on whether the Cavaliers can come back and win a second straight championship but whether the Warriors can do what once seemed unthinkable: finish the postseason 16-0.

Sport Ranked Andy Murray eases into French Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Ranked Andy Murray eases into French Open quarterfinals

It was Murray's 650th Tour-level victory and ensured the world No 1 reached the last eight in Paris for a seventh time. Before Monday, Khachanov had held serve for 48 successive service games. France's Caroline Garcia, right, smiles to compatriot Alize Cornet after she won their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France.

Sport Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale
Author: 0 Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale

Ronaldo's double gave him 42 Real goals this season, spearheading the Spanish giants' first LaLiga and European Cup double since 1957-58. The Wales worldwide has been heavily linked as the one to take over from Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United next season.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals

Roberto Bautista Agut could be forgiven for any trepidation ahead of his fourth-round clash with Rafael Nadal . But Nadal , once again held firm amid adversity, broke again and continued his march on to the quarter-finals. Svitolina, one of the pre-tournament favourites after winning titles at the Rome and Istanbul clay-court tournaments, made 25 unforced errors and served five double faults before overpowering the world No 94.

Author: 0 How the Cleveland Cavaliers are funding their own National Basketball Association finals defeat

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after scoring next to Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017. 8 - Triple doubles for LeBron James in the NBA Finals, tying the record set by Magic Johnson. But the Warriors are much more than just Durant, of course.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn not fit to negotiate good Brexit deal, says Theresa May

The Tories have an 11-point lead over Labour as the General Election campaign enters its final few days, according to an opinion poll - although another study indicated the party would fail to win a majority. "We do have a very, very powerful counter-terrorism effort, but as I have indicated, the threat does seem to be changing, so we need to look at our strategy, we need to look at our resourcing, we need to look at the techniques we're using", she told the Today programme.

Sport Astros mash Royals to win 11th straight
Author: 0 Astros mash Royals to win 11th straight

It's the longest winning streak in the majors this season and one shy of the Astros' record set in 1999 and matched in 2004. In the last series encounter, the Royals won first two games while the Astros captured the series finale. McCann homered with Marwin Gonzalez aboard in the fourth to make it 4-0. Milwaukee's first-inning runs came in an unusual fashion. They can do a lot of things.

Author: 0 Finally, Andy has his way

The Scot talked about how heavy and tough the conditions were in his post-match interview . However, instead of discussing the match in the traditional on-court TV interview, Murray took the microphone to remember the 29 people who died in the recent outrages in London and Manchester.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins at Nashville Predators in Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final

The defending champion Penguins will host Game 5 on Thursday night, hoping home ice is an advantage after being outscored 9-2 in losing the two games in Nashville after averaging 4.5 goals in winning the first two. After a stop-and-start beginning to Game 4, the two sides scored almost in succession. Poile hired coach Peter Laviolette three years ago, and the coach brought in a system that allows everyone but the goalie to join the rush and try to score.

Sport Phillies Hammer Colon, Braves 11-4
Author: 0 Phillies Hammer Colon, Braves 11-4

Crawford contributed to ending Hellickson's night in the sixth when he launched a two-run home run, an opposite field blast to left that turned a three-run Phillies lead into a one-run lead at 6-5. 2, 3 and 4 hitters, all had three hits and a homer. The Phillies broke the game open in the seventh. So for the second day in a row, Odubel Herrera and Maikel Franco emerged from the recent shadows of plate puzzlement and tore into San Francisco pitching.

Sport Champions League: Real Madrid's unsung hero Luka Modric fundamental to historic triumph
Author: 0 Champions League: Real Madrid's unsung hero Luka Modric fundamental to historic triumph

Buffon has now tasted defeat in three finals with Juve - in 2003, 2015 and 2017 - and he has yet to get his hands on European club football's biggest prize in his storied career. Real's squad were joined by thousands of fans to celebrate their 12th Champions League trophy win. "We had to try to score a goal, get ahead, and then defend in the second part of the game".

Author: 0 Furious Bryce Harper Charges Mound In Bench-Clearing Memorial Day Brawl

However, the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants will meet again later in the summer, beginning on Friday, August 11th. They've seen how long it took for other Giants players to reach Strickland, how the focus of the San Francisco players was not about widening the brawl and playing out other grievances; rather, a group of Giants hauled away an enraged Strickland.

Sport Rory McIlroy says he'll return from rib injury at U.S. Open
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy says he'll return from rib injury at U.S. Open

With daughter Amanda giving the commencement speech at the graduation, Mickelson says it will be nearly impossible to travel from San Diego, California to the US Open venue Erin Hills in Wisconsin. So for the past several weeks, Stricker has worked on his game, competing in PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions events while his focus actually being June 5 and the 36-hole qualifier in Tennessee.

Sport 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
Author: 0 'Happy' Gareth Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

FourFourTwo's Chris Flanagan argues that we're seeing the second golden age for Real Madrid . Ronaldo has experienced phenomenal success over the past year, and will look to add to his glittering collection of silverware when Portugal compete in the Fifa Confederations Cup in Russian Federation later this month.

Sport Pilkington helps Mississippi State top Illinois-Chicago, 5-4
Author: 0 Pilkington helps Mississippi State top Illinois-Chicago, 5-4

Mississippi State scored five runs in the third inning on Hunter Stovall's two-run homer and Cody Brown's three-run shot, sparking a 7-3 victory over the Jaguars at Pete Taylor Park. Billingsley (2-3) worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the fourth. South Alabama's Thomas Huston pitched well in relief of Arguelles, keeping the Bulldogs off the board in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh before leaving with two on and one out in the eighth.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Australia v Bangladesh

With two points from their two matches, Australia will have to beat hosts England in Birmingham on June 10 to reach the semi-finals. Bangladesh didn't last long after, being bowled out for 182 in 44.3 overs as Starc cleaned up the tail, with the Asian team losing their last four wickets for a solitary run.

Sport Rain stymies Black Caps charge against Australia as Champions Trophy opener abandoned
Author: 0 Rain stymies Black Caps charge against Australia as Champions Trophy opener abandoned

The wicket-keeper batsman made his global debut for Australia in 2008 and played four ODIs and three T20Is for the country before moving to New Zealand , which eventually called him up. And Kane (Williamson ) timed his innings beautifully, played really well throughout the middle. "The pitch at Edgbaston will be similar to the one they played on in a warmup game, so that has provided us with some experience in those conditions and from a bowling point of view it was good to see what you ...

Sport Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight
Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka charge into French Open last eight

Women's seeded players also came through into the last eight of the 2017 French Open here on Monday. “It is something which has affected large parts of Europe and all over the world. The eighth-seed shook off a disastrous first set to beat Spain's Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 on Monday. Murray and Soares were the highest seeds left in the tournament and had harboured hopes of adding Roland Garros to their Australian and US Open trophies from past year.

Author: 0 LeBron James Shuts Down Reporter After Game 2 Loss

While James has thrived so far and had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists to tie Magic Johnson's record with his eighth career Finals triple-double Sunday, he hasn't gotten almost enough help. There's no good strategy to stop a pair of MVPs when they're playing as well as ever. "And I think we are capable of doing that". If they can cap off the ideal playoffs, Thompson said, they'll have to be viewed as the best team of all-time.

Sport JJ Watt calls NFL Network Top 100 players list 'a joke'
Author: 0 JJ Watt calls NFL Network Top 100 players list 'a joke'

Watt's ire should be directed toward his colleagues since players make up the voting panel for NFL Network's list. In recent years, the Jacksonville Jaguars have had a number of players on the list (with some received less favorably than others ).

Author: 0 Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith

Now, both the teams will lock horns today at The Oval Stadium in Kennington located in the borough of Lambeth, South London . A win for Trevor Bayliss' side would see them qualify from the group after their eight-wicket win over Bangladesh , coupled with the Black Caps' match against Australia being rained off.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal cruises past Roberto Bautista Agut to reach quarters

The Serbian tennis player now faces sixth seeded Dominic Thiem in his quarterfinals match. Nadal, en route to a possible 10th Roland Garros championship, has been almost invincible in the tournament so far, breezing through the first four rounds without dropping a set.

Author: 0 Sidney Crosby spent Game 6 getting bullied by the Ottawa Senators

That's what's on the table for the Ottawa Senators as they prepare for a do-or-die Game 7 against the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday night at the PPG Paints Arena . "I just think that's part of who he is, and that's what we love about him is that he's such a great team guy and he understands the importance of his game to helping this team win".

Author: 0 Five nuggets from the Red Sox split in Baltimore

The Orioles also get a day off before resuming interleague play against visiting Pittsburgh. The Orioles could strike out 20 times today. The O's were unable to get anything going against the Red Sox's bullpen in the later innings. "I feel healthy. Just go out there and get better". Boston grew its lead to 6-3 as Benintendi smacked his second homer in the seventh inning - marking the first multi-home run game of his career.

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