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Author: 0 Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a half

It's still hard to rationalize the Warriors team that showed up on Friday with the juggernaut that had powered its way to a 15-0 start in the playoffs and hadn't lost a game since April 10. Later in the quarter, confusion arose as Green seemingly received his second technical foul of the game that would have resulted in an automatic ejection.

Sport Morata: Real Madrid ace agrees to Manchester United move
Author: 0 Morata: Real Madrid ace agrees to Manchester United move

Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata appears to be heading out of the Bernabeu this summer - that's if his recent Instagram activity is anything to go by. "Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role", Lopez told Foot Mercato on Thursday. Which is normal for an attacker who has scored 19 goals .

Author: 0 Trump won't say if tapes of Comey conversations exist

I have no doubt that FBI Director James Comey is a true professional, but his arrogance and righteousness were on full display when testifying. In broad strokes, Trump's tweet was accurate. "Today we reaffirm and celebrate our strategic partnership that began more than 20 years ago", Trump said. QUESTION: So, if Robert Mueller wanted to speak with you about that ...

Author: 0 Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

Trailing 3-0 in the series and with their backs against the wall, Kevin Love , Kyrie Irving and LeBron James stunned the sloppy Warriors , who found themselves down 49-33 heading into the second quarter. "He's just been very special in close-out games", James said. "I don't think there was any concern or thoughts about history", Kerr said. As the final seconds ticked off, Cleveland fans chanted "Cavs in 7".

Author: 0 No perfection: Cavs top Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

Trailing from the opening seconds, they were clobbered 137-116 Friday night by the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 at Quicken Loans Arena. "We witnessed a closing game by Kevin Durant that you can't prepare for", he said. King James said that Cleveland just has to play better. Durant averaged 25 points a game during the regular season and has scored 38, 33 and 31 against Cleveland , leading the team each time .

Author: 0 Cavs beat Warriors in Game 4

If the Warriors finish off a sweep, this would be the earliest start to the National Basketball Association offseason since the Boston Celtics beat the Houston Rockets for the title on June 8, 1986. Warriors: Were trying to become the first team to complete a postseason unbeaten. "When you have home court ideally you take care of business at home and get a split on the road".

Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title

I can not change anything, so I just have to look forward.' On court you said you were sick to your stomach with nerves? She was 3-1 down in the second and third sets but kept coming back with her no-fear hitting. 47 in the world rankings to No 12. 2016 - Represented Latvia at the 2016 Rio Olympics where she lost to Australia's Sam Stosur in the opening round.

Author: 0 Cavaliers get physical to keep title hopes alive

The comeback Cavaliers are at it again. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James unleashed a historic scoring spectacle Friday to power defending champion Cleveland over Golden State 137-116 in the NBA Finals , ending the Warriors' bid for a flawless playoff run.

Sport Chelsea on verge of signing £35m Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko
Author: 0 Chelsea on verge of signing £35m Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko

Bakayoko's arrival will fuel further speculation regarding Nemanja Matic's future at Chelsea . The Blues are confident that they will be able to strike an agreement with Monaco for the midfielder's signature for a fee touching the €40m mark in the coming days.

Sport French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal sets up final against Stan Wawrinka
Author: 0 French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal sets up final against Stan Wawrinka

But Philippe Chatrier is the Spaniard's stage and Thiem found Nadal a very different opponent to the one he met at the Italian Open in Rome. "He played a very tough match this afternoon, so he will be full of confidence for Sunday", Nadal told reporters referring to Wawrinka's five-set victory over top seed Andy Murray .

Author: 0 Kane rescues point for England in Scotland

In Group F of UEFA WC Qualification, The team England is in the first position with 13 points and the team Scotland is in the fourth position with seven points. Scotland nearly shot themselves in the foot when Gordon rushed off his line and the goalkeeper's poor header fell to Kane, whose lob was nodded away by Kieran Tierney and Marcus Rashford's follow-up was deflected wide.

Sport Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to claim maiden grand slam title
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to claim maiden grand slam title

Ostapenko also trailed 3-1 in the third. Romania's Simona Halep clenches her fist after defeating Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Paris .

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors play for record-breaking win

If oddsmakers in Las Vegas are correct, the Cavaliers will watch the Warriors celebrate another title Friday night on the grounds of Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The series also serves as a rubber match for the teams. Yet James has attempted 12 jump shots in the second half in the series against the Warriors, compared to just seven in the first half.

Author: 0 Clinical India run over hapless Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy

In the field, we were still 6 today (Sunday). "Rohit needed runs under his belt, he's not played us for a while". With the loss against India , Pakistan have sunk to the bottom and will face South Africa in their second Champions Trophy encounter in which Pakistan has to secure a win in order to stay alive in the competition.

Sport Warriors coach Steve Kerr responds to the critics
Author: 0 Warriors coach Steve Kerr responds to the critics

Cavaliers fans were chanting, " Cavs in 7" in the final minutes. Just this week, two legendary National Basketball Association players Julius Erving and Magic Johnson came out and said their past Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers teams respectively could beat the Warriors .

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko stuns favourite Simona Halep to win French Open

The newly turned 20-year-old trailed by a set and 3-0 - she had to fend off three break points to avoid falling behind 4-0 - before rallying for a 4-6 6-4 6-3 victory on Philippe Chatrier court. By the time she arrives back at the All England Club in a few weeks she will be one of the players to fear, with a game that could be devastating on grass.

Sport Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton snatches pole position in Montreal with stunning lap time

The top four were separated by only 0.375 seconds at the end of a closely-contested session that ended with Vettel complaining that three-time champion Hamilton was slowing him down as he followed him. For me, on the second run in Q3 I tried to go faster, I went too deep into the hairpin so I could have got a bit more out of it. After qualifying, Hamilton was presented with one of Senna's race-worn helmets - a gesture from the Brazilian driver's family that left him moved and momentarily ...

Author: 0 Not done yet: James, Irving lead Cavs to Game 4 win

With their 15th straight win, the Warriors now have the longest post-season streak for any team in the four major professional sports. I've won one on the road. A chance for a championship remains in their grasp. It's gone. It's over with - 16-1 sounds pretty damn good anyway. "Forget about that undefeated talk or whatever.

Author: 0 Manchester United agree transfer of Benfica's Lindelof

Manchester United were keen to sign the defender back in January. Lindelof, who joined Benfica from Vasteras in 2012, is a full Sweden global with eleven caps to his name. "I will say the same thing I always do, I have a contract with Benfica ". Real Madrid are no longer said to be in pursuit of goalkeeper David De Gea, but other players around the club are the subject of speculation and interest.

Author: 0 Cavaliers enjoy record-setting points totals in first half vs. Warriors

Durant got his moments to shoot over James, finishing with 35 points, but it wouldn't be enough. More freakish was Cleveland going scoreless in the last 3:10 in the face of GSW's blazing 11-0 finish-seven by Durant. The Golden State Warriors were desperately trying to come back in a game in which the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated from the very start. Kevin Durant has 31 for Golden State .

Sport Ostapenko levels French Open final against Halep
Author: 0 Ostapenko levels French Open final against Halep

She said: "I think I can not believe I'm the Roland Garros champion. Definitely I'm ready for it, because I won many matches until now", Halep said. The ankle is not flawless but Halep negotiated the early rounds comfortably and has survived scraps with Svitolina, who she trailed by a set and 5-1, and Karolina Pliskova in the last two matches.

Sport Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most 3s in a game
Author: 0 Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most 3s in a game

The Warriors' scored 35 points in the quarter, but their defense remained a problem, ceding another 37 to the Cavaliers , who put up 86 in the first half, leading by 18 at the break, and finished the night with a Finals record 24 made 3s.

Sport Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam
Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam

A year ago in Paris , she lost in the first round. Ostapenko, who had the Parisian crowd roaring her on, reeled off the last five games to claim the title and become the youngest female first-time grand slam champion since Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova won the 2004 U.S.

Author: 0 CT 2017: Rain interrupts England-Australia match

With Bangladesh knocking out New Zealand in what was an epic of a game last night, only a win would now allow the Steve Smith-led side to enter the semi-finals of the marquee event, reports ANI. Rashid, highly effective again, then tempted Moises Henriques (17) to chip to Liam Plunkett at mid-on. Rashid's haul included two wickets in the 44th over, as three fell for six runs - a sequence which began with a brilliant boundary catch by Jason Roy off Wood to see off the unsafe Glenn ...

Author: 0 Cavs keep season alive with record-setting Game 4 victory

More concerning to the Warriors is how the Cavs finally showed what they're capable of doing when their shots fall. "We shared the ball, we moved the ball and defensively we were physical", James said. "The job is still far from over", Irving said. Kevin Love made six 3-pointers and added 23 points and J.R. Smith knocked down five of Cleveland's 24 3-pointers, another Finals mark.

Sport Halep wins opening set of French Open final
Author: 0 Halep wins opening set of French Open final

Third seed Halep stormed into the quarter-finals without dropping a set, but she faced match point against Elina Svitolina before pulling off a miraculous recovery from 3-6, 1-5 down to reach the last 4. "I can not believe I am champion at 20 years old". The matchup provides quite a contrast in styles: Ostapenko's big bold strokes aimed at lines vs Halep's more conservative, defensive strategy.

Author: 0 Preds: Shutting down Pens' stars not possible every game

Crosby didn't score in the game, but did have three assists to lift the Penguins to a 3-2 series lead. After two straight losses in Nashville , Pittsburgh blitzed the Predators with three goals in the first period to chase goaltender Pekka Rinne .

Sport Manchester United hoping to secure £130m double transfer deal
Author: 0 Manchester United hoping to secure £130m double transfer deal

Yesterday, we covered a report (via Telegraph ) claiming that the Spanish global has agreed terms to join Manchester United this summer. "Alvaro is a player who wants to play a more important role". Former United midfielder Fortune wants to see his old club go about their business just like they did 12 months ago. It was believed that the Red Devils would had been prepared the break the world record transfer fee that they set last summer in an attempt to bring the French worldwide to ...

Sport Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup
Author: 0 Crosby doing it all again as Penguins close in on Cup

Perhaps its the veteran experience on this team or the leadership of Mike Sullivan , but the Penguins did not panic in the midst of two losses. On the other side of the aisle, House Democrat leader Mike Stewart declared his district the best in the land for Predator fans.

Sport Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final
Author: 0 Team New Zealand boat capsizes in America's Cup semi-final

Artemis, down 3-1 to start the day, won all three races on Thursday to take a 4-3 lead in the best-of-nine series that will be decided on Friday. The victor of this series moves on to face two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting next Saturday.

Sport Ajax Manager Peter Bosz Wasn't Impressed With Manchester United's Tactics, Last Night
Author: 0 Ajax Manager Peter Bosz Wasn't Impressed With Manchester United's Tactics, Last Night

Jesse Lingard believes Manchester United are "capable of anything" and expects them to challenge for the Premier League title next season. It had been reported that the deal was effectively done after United's Europa League success secured Champions League qualification, but Griezmann used his Twitter account to call those rumours "unfounded," adding that he would only make a decision after holding talks with his sporting advisor.

Sport Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans about Per Mertesacker
Author: 0 Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans about Per Mertesacker

Oxlade-Chamberlain added: "When I look around that dressing room and training with the boys week-in, week-out, when we put in incredible performances then I know we are capable of that". And yet Arsenal still ended the campaign with a cup victory that Wenger puts on a par with his last Premier League success in the unbeaten 2003-04 season.

Sport America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger
Author: 0 America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger

Among the six teams vying for the oldest trophy in global sport in Bermuda this month, 26 crew members have competed in the Olympics, many winning medals in sailing and others in sports such as rowing and cycling. At the finish, Ashby and grinder Blair Tuke shook hands with the other three grinders. 'We will be back next time and we will be stronger'. "That was obviously the key moment", an elated Outteridge said of the way the race unfolded in high winds and choppy seas.

Sport Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat
Author: 0 Several Cavaliers 'Highly Agitated' By Stephen Curry's Game 3 Squat

Curry also said he was not influenced by Randy Moss' infamous fake mooning celebration. The reactions in certain situations ... When asked about the gesture after the game, Curry denied any type of premeditation. This could be a blessing in disguise for the Cavs. Cleveland is fighting to avoid a sweep while Golden State is looking to be the first team ever to go a flawless 16-0 in the NBA Playoffs.

Sport Cavaliers stun Warriors to win Game 4
Author: 0 Cavaliers stun Warriors to win Game 4

Kevin Durant led the Warriors with 35 points. Throughout the series, Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue said the Cavs would have to score to beat the high-octane Warriors. The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers, while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. The bottom line is that Cleveland has gotten these Finals to 3-1, a familiar situation that must give them a little comfort.

Sport Astros 6, Royals 1: Astros, Altuve break open pitchers' duel
Author: 0 Astros 6, Royals 1: Astros, Altuve break open pitchers' duel

Carlos Beltran hit his 429th career home run in the Astros' four-run fourth, giving them the six-run advantage. He retired only one of five batters he faced and was charged with four runs, three hits and a walk. RED SOX 5, YANKEES 4 Mitch Moreland and Hanley Ramirez hit back-to-back home runs and Andrew Benintendi (Arkansas Razorbacks) later connected off struggling Masahiro Tanaka, powering Boston over host NY.

Sport Christian Pulisic's awesome 2-goal performance had U.S. soccer fans super pumped
Author: 0 Christian Pulisic's awesome 2-goal performance had U.S. soccer fans super pumped

It took 15 minutes for the United States to find the first decent scoring opportunity and it came through Clint Dempsey . "We were rather surprised how advanced five players were when they got the ball", Arena said. "After another big day like this, I just feel more confident the next time I'm out on the field", he said. Denver's Dick's Sporting Goods Park, home of the Colorado Rapids , has been a happy hunting ground for the USA in the past, with the Americans winning both of their ...

Sport David Wagner reacts to Huddersfield's promotion
Author: 0 David Wagner reacts to Huddersfield's promotion

Five minutes later they should have gone 1-0 up when Isaiah Brown missed a glaringly open goal after he was put in by Elias Kachunga's pass. "And like I said before, I still have a contract for another season, so at the moment I don't really want to think about what's going to happen".

Author: 0 Cavs end Warriors run to keep Finals series alive

They will attack the paint. "I think that was a much tougher transition because you're talking about two guys who generally in their careers to that point had been kind of point forward types, neither one was really a 3-point shooter at the time ".

Sport Three Michigan State players charged with sexual assault, dismissed from team
Author: 0 Three Michigan State players charged with sexual assault, dismissed from team

Josh King , Donnie Corley and Demetric Vance have each been dismissed from the Michigan State Spartans football team after warrants were signed for their arrest on sexual assault charges. An outside law firm's investigation found that Blackwell spoke to three players and a parent about the incident without reporting to his superiors. "As appropriately noted by Prosecutor Siemon in her statement, the charge is only an accusation and Mr.

Sport Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United
Author: 0 Football Fans React After £79million Star Agrees to Join Manchester United

According to the Telegraph , the player and club have reached an agreement over his wages, and all that remains now is for United and Real to decide on a transfer fee. The Spain worldwide helped Zinedine Zidane's side win La Liga and the Champions League but only started 16 games in both competitions combined. Morata's agent Juanma Lopez said Morata needs to play more regularly after only starting 14 matches for Real last season in the league.

Sport No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final
Author: 0 No. 3 Halep faces unseeded Ostapenko in French Open final

But then came the comeback. Ostapenko fired 50 winners and 45 unforced errors in her victory. "I can not believe I am champion at 20 years old". In March, Cahill took a break from coaching the 25 year-old. But Ostapenko then got broken just as rapidly in the next game. She made 14 unforced errors against the No. 2-seeded Pliskova, whose total was 55. 1855 hrs IST: The first set is tied at 3-3.

Sport Tiger Woods Asleep At The Wheel At Time Of DWI Bust
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Asleep At The Wheel At Time Of DWI Bust

Tiger Woods was passed out in his Mercedes before cops arrested him on suspicion of DUI in Jupiter, Florida , on Memorial Day. It said Woods was cooperative but had a hard time walking and keeping his eyes open. A police officer, however, noted that Woods said he had not taken Vioxx this year. Woods is to appear before a court in Palm Beach County, Florida, on July 5 on the driving under the influence charge.

Author: 0 India are not invincible, says Kohli

But Sri Lanka defied the odds to win with eight balls to spare and they can qualify for the semi-finals if they beat Pakistan in their final group match in Cardiff on June 12. Virat Kohli's team had faced massive pressure in the build-up to the opening game against arch-rivals Pakistan, but held their nerves to win by 124 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method.

Author: 0 Virat Kohli: Weak Strategy Cost India Against Sri Lanka

You want to be a part of those matches that are as important as this one and then if you perform in that and your team gets across the line, it's a different feeling. Kohli's misfire initially seemed benign as Dhawan and Rohit had piled on 138 for the opening wicket, the latter hitting six fours and three sixes before sending a Lasith Malinga (2-70) bouncer straight down long leg's throat.

Author: 0 Southgate names England's captain for Scotland qualifier

His record of five goals in his first 17 appearances for England is not spectacular - but both Alan Shearer and Michael Owen had exactly the same tally at that stage of their global careers. First and foremost, we've got to get there as a team. "We know we are going to have to be fired up, we are going to have to make tackles, but at the same time we want to play football".

Author: 0 LeBron James' Leg Kick Caught Andre Iguodala Between The Legs

Gilbert apologized, and the Cavs have since won an NBA Championship. He is now averaging 3.7 turnovers and two steals per game, and deserves as much praise as anyone for turning the Warriors' fortunes around this year. What do you think about LeBron James' comments? "It's that simple." The player who, in the summer of 2010, promised the Big Three would bring "not one , not two , not three..." championships to Miami with the Heat.

Author: 0 Ostapenko latest out-of-nowhere Slam finalist

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko became the first unseeded woman to reach the French Open final in 34 years by beating Timea Bacsinszky . Ostapenko turned 20 on Thursday and fans on Court Philippe Chatrier sang "Happy Birthday" to her. Open) and confounding losses (2015 Australian Open quarterfinals as well as a few early defeats). When she broke back for 3-3, she looked the more likely victor but Ostapenko upped her game again and stormed into the final.

Author: 0 Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors 137-116

The referee then pointed out that the first technical given to Green in the first quarter was actually for Warriors coach Steve Kerr and was not communicated properly to the scoring desk. Golden State became the first team in National Basketball Association playoff history to win its first 15 games in a single postseason. No team has escaped a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 tries and the Warriors can claim the crown by winning game five at home on Monday in Oakland, ...

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