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Author: 0 Curry: History awaits Warriors, let's take care of business

James ended up playing 46 of the 48-minute contest. And he continues to do his best work late. Green also made it clear, in a video last summer, that he did not talk to Durant during the 2016 playoffs. King James has been averaging a triple-double (32 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 10.3 assists per game) in these Finals, yet the Warriors' "firepower" hasn't allowed him and his Cavs to win a single game in the series thus far.

Sport Eddie Lacy passes his latest weigh-in, cashes in
Author: 0 Eddie Lacy passes his latest weigh-in, cashes in

However, Eddie could balloon over 250 pounds and that could be a problem. Lacy will get a chance to add $55,000 to that total in August when he gets weighed again. In March, Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Lacy weighed 267 pounds at one of his free-agent team visits. When Eddie Lacy signed with the Seattle Seahawks this offseason, his contract drew a lot of attention.

Author: 0 Former Derby County coach Paul Simpson leads England to World Cup glory

Frost, 51 from Telford, told the Express & Star: "I shed a tear when the head coach called me in front of everyone and handed me - some kit-man from Shropshire - a World Cup medal". But Calvert-Lewin broke the deadlock 10 minutes before the break. "Let's see what comes next and hope they continue to develop". Venezuela is one of two countries, along with Ecuador, to never win the Copa America and it has never qualified for the senior World Cup.

Sport ISL expanded to 10 teams, Bengaluru FC one of them
Author: 0 ISL expanded to 10 teams, Bengaluru FC one of them

The I-League, meanwhile, will see the existing seven teams ( Bengaluru FC is likely to be inducted into the ISL) and the newly promoted NEROCA FC fighting it out for the top honours. Speaking on the occasion, Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President Corporate Services, Tata Steel, said, "This is a momentous occasion for Tata Steel, which has always been a pioneer in the development of sports in the country, especially football".

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho makes personal call to £71 million rated striker

The Red Devils ended the 2016-17 campaign with two major honours , going all the way in the EFL Cup and Europa League to add to their season-opening victory in the Community Shield. "But it's what you want and what you expect - players to be linked to Manchester United ". Failure to launch a Premier League title challenge next season will likely result in dissent being aimed at Mourinho.

Sport Vijay Goel congratulates Team India post clinical win over Pak
Author: 0 Vijay Goel congratulates Team India post clinical win over Pak

India captain Virat Kohli made 81 not out, sharing a quickfire third-wicket stand with Yuvraj Singh (53) as Pakistan paid a heavy price for dropping both batsmen. Opener Azhar Ali showed some fight and provided a decent start for his team by scoring a 65-ball 50 which eventually went in vain. He took all the pressure off me when I was not hitting it well.

Author: 0 Draymond Green shoots up list of Cleveland villains

But the officials on hand claim Green's first T was intended for head coach Steve Kerr . They hadn't paid enough attention in the first quarter to notice that the public address announcer had mistakenly announced Green as the recipient of the first-quarter technical foul.

Sport Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions
Author: 0 Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

It marks the 5th Stanley Cup Championship for the Penguins, who are tied with the Chicago Blackhawks and Edmonton Oilers for 5th most all-time. Carl Hagelin sealed the win by scoring into an empty net with 14 seconds left, and goalie Matt Murray stopped 27 shots to register back-to-back shutouts as Pittsburgh became the first team in the salary cap era to win back-to-back Cups.

Author: 0 Manchester United players don't know how to win - Mourinho

He highlighted Madrid's poor record in the Champions League in the years prior to his arrival, with the Spanish side exiting at the round-of-16 stage every season between 2004-05 and 2009-10. So that went very well and then we got into a way of playing. "The "oldies" that are near the end of their careers and had remained from the Sir Alex Ferguson era", he told Expresso.

Sport Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest
Author: 0 Australia face Bangladesh in must-win contest

Josh Hazlewood took six wickets against New Zealand , but fellow quicks Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins were much less impressive, managing just one wicket between them. Tamim followed up his 128 in the eight-wicket defeat to England on Thursday with 95 off 114 balls - his knock leading the way after Bangladesh opted to bat under leaden skies.

Sport Stanley Cup Not That Simple
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Not That Simple

Evgeni Malkin has been quieted by Nashville's blue line in recent action. Wilson is not a bust like the forward taken right before him (Nikita Filatov), but he certainly has not developed into the type of first-line player the Predators might have expected him to be when they traded up - relinquishing the No.

Sport Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win
Author: 0 Nadal into French Open quarter-finals after Bautista Agut win

We'll keep you up to date as that match nears its conclusion, but in the meantime have a read below of a report of Djokovic's five-set third round win over Argentina's Diego Schwartzman . Along the way, he split with one of his coaches, Boris Becker, and then his other, Marian Vajda, along with other members of his entourage. It is the 11th time he has reached the quarterfinals at the French Open – a record shared with Roger Federer .

Author: 0 Finn replaces injured Woakes in England squad

Woakes was forced off the field after bowling just two overs and did not return on Thursday, a match England won by eight wickets. Bangladesh threatened the same punishment in their first one-day global on English soil in seven years by producing their highest score against England , and the eighth-best total in trophy history, 40 runs more than their previous best.

Author: 0 England beat Venezuela to lift FIFA Under-20 World Cup

You can't help but ask: Is this the country's next golden generation? Calvert-Lewin, who had 11 appearances and a goal for Everton this season, opened the scoring in the 37th minut off of a free kick from Bournemouth's Lewis Cook. Solanke's double against Italy took his tally for the tournament to four, one behind Italy's Riccardo Orsolini in the battle for the Golden Shoe. Newcastle United goalkeeper Freddie Woodman also deserves credit for stopping Adalberto Penaranda's penalty, ...

Author: 0 Pittsburgh Wins 2nd Straight Stanley Cup Title

Another Stanley Cup , and another Conn Smythe Trophy for Sidney Crosby . "We found out just how tough it is, but it's a great feeling". "Let it sink in and take it because to get back here that's what's going to drive us". The Nashville Predators Cinderella playoff run finally came to an end after pulling off a stunning sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks, followed by victories over the St.

Sport WR Beckham arrives at Giants facility
Author: 0 WR Beckham arrives at Giants facility

This week, he'll get the chance to explain his absence and whether it is connected to his desire for a new contract, as ESPN's Adam Schefter has reported. Beckham says, "The rain falls on the just and unjust alike..." The Giants have picked up his fifth-year option for 2018, which will pay him about $8 million.

Author: 0 Karen Khachanov has inside information on Andy Murray for French Open clash

He had chances in the first set, he double-faulted on set point". The 18-year-old from California did so when play resumed Saturday and went a break up early in the third set. "I'm starting to feel better". Victory will come as light relief for Murray, who has struggled on all surfaces since the turn of the year. "But at the same time it can be a very positive thing, because if you play someone that good maybe you're a little more switched on, perhaps your focus is higher".

Author: 0 Microsoft's new Xbox One X is priced at $599 in Canada

Spec wise the Xbox One X is a powerhouse and what do you get inside an Xbox One X? Microsoft's high-end Xbox One X launches November 7, 2017 for $499. This is a stark contrast with Sony's strategy with the market-leading PlayStation 4. Assassin's Creed Origins - After all the leaks, Assassin's Creed Origins is finally a real thing.

Author: 0 E3 2017: Scavengers Studio Brings The Darwin Project to Xbox One

Forza Motorsport 7 follows the release of Forza Horizon 3 previous year and Forza Motorsport 6 back in 2015, a game which earned a 9.0 on IGN. The "Xbox family" now comprises the One X and the One S, with both being sold simultaneously at different price points. The company also claims you don't even have to own a 4K TV to see the benefits of the 4K games.

Sport Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open title
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko stuns Halep to win French Open title

She is also the first woman in 48 years to make a Grand Slam title her first title. None of that mattered to Ostapenko. Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian global to win a major Grand Slam title and in doing so prevented Simona Halep from becoming the number one ranked women's singles player in the world .

Author: 0 Pocono 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Pocono

Blaney kept fellow driver and TV partner Kevin Harvick behind him to steal a win out from under polesitter Kyle Busch , thus making his first ever trip to Victory Lane. He is part of a bumper crop of blossoming young talent that has hit NASCAR over the last couple of years. This was the second time that both Furniture Row Racing drivers finished in the top 10 in the same race this season.

Author: 0 Wood strikes key blow as England reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Jake Ball, a disappointment in England's opening day win over Bangladesh , set the tone for England when he removed the risky Luke Ronchi in the first over of New Zealand's response. "But the fact we're still trying to win games with the bat , regardless of the situation that we're in, I think is testament to the team". 'A lot of credit goes to the way they bowled on that surface to extract what they did out of it'.

Author: 0 Penguins Win Second Straight Stanley Cup

All within a calendar year. "From the day I walked in, Sidney Crosby took me under his wing", Guentzel said. The Penguins won their fifth title - all of them clinched on the road - to tie the Wayne Gretzky-Mark Messier-era Edmonton Oilers for sixth on the all-time list and the most by any non-Original Six franchise.

Author: 0 Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

Romanian Simona Halep has shown the full extent of her defensive skills to beat Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3 and reach her second French Open final. "And that we are sharing the same birthday". She didn't panic when the experienced Dane took the first set after coping with the blustery conditions much better than Ostapenko, whose flat groundstrokes have little margin for error .

Author: 0 Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Brooke Henderson was six shots back after a 67, one behind fellow Canadian Brittany Marchand the Symetra Tour player who made her first LPGA Tour cut after a 70 put her at 137. Chasing his sixth TOUR title and first since here in 2014 (76 starts ago), the World No. 461 began T1 with Rafa Cabrera Bello and Stewart Cink. Graeme Storm of England shot a 69 to stay within two strokes of Aguilar, while Sweden's Johan Carlsson and England's Oliver Fisher were another stroke behind in third.

Sport All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour
Author: 0 All Blacks coach praises Lions despite slow start to tour

A Crusaders starting team featuring eight All Blacks will set out to defend their ideal 2017 record when they host the British and Irish Lions . British and Irish Lions team to face the Crusaders on Saturday: S Hogg (Scotland), G North (Wales), J Davies (Wales), B Te'o (England), L Williams (Wales), O Farrell (England), C Murray (Ireland), M Vunipola (England), J George (England), T Furlong (Ireland), A W Jones (Wales, capt), G Kruis (England), P O'Mahony (Ireland), S O'Brien ...

Author: 0 Tapwrit Takes the Belmont Stakes

Tapwrit captured his first victory since winning the Grade II Tampa Bay Derby on March 11 at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar. Irish War Cry held on to finish second, while Meantime faded to an eighth-place showing. "I'm happy for the owners and for Todd [Pletcher] for giving me the opportunity". Going into the Kentucky Derby, he was nearly even with favorite Always Dreaming among bettors but finished a disappointing 10th.

Sport Ibra to stay at Man Utd beyond contract expiration
Author: 0 Ibra to stay at Man Utd beyond contract expiration

He's also quite the man if the latest reports are to be believed, with claims it was actually the player and not Manchester United who decided he would not sign a new deal with the club. "I will go through this like everything else and come back even stronger". "One thing is for sure, I decide when its time to stop and nothing else".

Author: 0 Stokes, Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

On a day of six dropped catches by South Africa , it was Stokes who made them pay most heavily with his second one-day worldwide hundred - along with Jos Buttler's 46-ball 50 and telling runs too from Eoin Morgan - as England recorded four half-century stands.

Sport Ivanka Trump: I Wasn't Expecting This 'Level Of Viciousness' In DC
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump: I Wasn't Expecting This 'Level Of Viciousness' In DC

First Daughter and Assistant to the President, Ivanka Trump appeared on Fox & Friends this morning, kicking off the segment by sharing an anecdote about the family baby shower that brought her to NY this week. "Ultimately, we're focused on why the American people elected Donald Trump as their president", she said. "I mean, talk about impact", she said, noting his role modernizing government, as well as foreign policy initiatives, which included planning and organizing much of the ...

Sport Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs
Author: 0 Penguins beat Predators to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

But Crosby remains too humble to enter the debate of where his latest accomplishments put him in the conversation of all-time greats. Tre Kronor won the Worlds in Cologne, Germany last month, and Hornqvist, who was drafted last overall in 2005 (230th) by Nashville, is the third Swede to score the Stanley Cup victor, following Ulf Samuelsson (1991, Pittsburgh) and Henrik Zetterberg (2008, Detroit).

Author: 0 Draymond Green, Warriors eager to win on Cavs' home court

They too will come to play, Golden State is not thinking "it's okay, we can just win it at home next game". "Basketball is a insane game. Anything can happen. As a team, Cleveland shot 44 percent from the field and 27 percent on threes compared to Golden State's 48 percent clip in both categories. Many of the Warriors players credited the win to their team's defense and ability to get stops when they were needed and having held the Cavs scoreless in the last 3:09 - they can certainly ...

Author: 0 America's Cup: Outteridge, Jensen turn tables on Lake Macquarie mate

The Kiwis won two of three races against Ainslie's Land Rover BAR on Bermuda's Great Sound to win the series 5-2 and advance to face the victor of the series between Sweden's Artemis Racing and SoftBank Team Japan . The next day, the rematch fizzled when Artemis was penalized for a port-starboard infraction, allowing the Kiwis to sail to an easy win. The America's Cup race is amongst the oldest sporting competitions in the world, with the first event taking place in 1851.

Author: 0 Mercedes' Hamilton nips Vettel for pole position at Canadian Grand Prix

Sainz was given a three-spot grid penalty for the next race, in Azerbaijan, for his role in the crash that knocked him and Massa from the race and left Romain Grosjean with front wing damage. Hamilton had no doubt Ferrari would be back to speed immediately. Williams, however, have produced good performances on the island layout with a driver on the podium for the last two years.

Author: 0 Lions battle to win over Crusaders

Wales star Biggar will start at fly-half having shaken off his own head injury issue, and has ranked himself as the Lions' current third choice 10. "I felt they had one scrum where they had some ascendancy; there was one where they just got a little bit under us", said Gatland.

Author: 0 Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

Halep took the first set, putting Ostapenko in a hole that no woman at the French Open has dug out of in 16 years. She said: "I think I can not believe I'm the Roland Garros champion". "Actually, it's something I can not understand". "It's a tough moment for me, but I hope it will go away with time", said the third-seeded Halep, who is from Romania .

Author: 0 Original Xbox games coming to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

On the hardware side the console features an 8 core custom CPU clocked at 2.3 GHz and a 6 Teraflop GPU clocked at 1.17 GHz. Two years ago, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One would be backward compatible with Xbox 360 games. While the PS VR continues to suffer from a lack of games, it still represents a relatively low-cost entry point for virtual reality, offering a slice of the VR experience you can get on a gaming PC for a fraction of the price .

Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Coming to Xbox One as Console Launch Exclusive

The latest bit of information leaked has to deal with Project Scorpio , as Best Buy Canada has prematurely sent out a newsletter that seems to confirm that the console's final name will be Xbox Scorpio . For a game that's all about collaboration and co-operation, this is a literal game changer. In addition to full cross-platform compatibility, Mojang is rolling out a community marketplace and a "Super Duper Graphics Pack" complete with high-end lighting and water effects later this year.

Sport Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts
Author: 0 Penguins goalie Matt Murray goes from sidelined to shutouts

Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after defeating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn . Subban (64.3 CF%) was on the ice. Colton Sissons had a goal erased by a whistle 67 seconds into the second period. It turned out the referee was in a bad position to see the puck and blew his whistle when he lost sight of the puck.

Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic to be released by Manchester United

The ex-Sweden talisman played 46 games under Jose Mourinho in 2016-17 although the injury he sustained in the quarter final game of the Europa League ruled out of the last 10 games of the season. In a development that would definitely come as a bit of a shock to soccer fans, #english premier league club #Manchester United have decided not to extend the contract of their star striker #Zlatan Ibrahimovic .

Sport Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move
Author: 0 Respected journalist claims Sanchez has agreed Man City move

It is thought that Sanchez could be sold for around £50 million, or be allowed to leave the club for free next summer on the expiry of his Arsenal contract. The report also goes on to mention that Arsenal are already in advanced negotiations for two high-profile names in the market and that playmaker Mesut Ozil is nearly certain to follow suit and sign a new deal with the club.

Sport Chelsea in pole position to sign Real Madrid midfielder
Author: 0 Chelsea in pole position to sign Real Madrid midfielder

Real signed James for almost €80 million from Monaco after a hugely impressive showing at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. One of the stars of World Cup 2014, Rodriguez has seen his career stall since moving to the Bernabeu after the tournament - he didn't even make the subs' bench for Real's Champions League final win over Juventus in Cardiff, and therefore didn't receive a winners' medal.

Author: 0 India stroll into semis with rout of South Africa

India will meet Bangladesh in the semi-finals in Birmingham on Thursday. An overcast morning and a green tinged-pitch offer the promise of assistance for Pakistan's pacemen, although the ball has not generally swung early on during matches in this tournament.

Author: 0 Thoughts on Game 4 of the NBA Finals

Yes, the exact scenario as the Warriors and Cavs this postseason. "Every game is do or die, and we understand that", he said . In the aftermath of the Warriors' Game 7 loss in the NBA Finals previous year, Draymond Green recently told ESPN.com that he got on the phone with general manager Bob Myers and urged the signing of Kevin Durant .

Sport Mili responds to messages of support from US Women's Soccer stars
Author: 0 Mili responds to messages of support from US Women's Soccer stars

Now, to prove Mili's point that short hair does not make you less of a girl, the other team members have cut their hair as well, ESPN reports . It stays out of her face during a match, she told the Omaha World-Herald . The Nebraska State Soccer Association said in a statement late Monday that the Springfield soccer club's decision to disqualify Mili's team does not represent the association's core values of teamwork and inclusion.

Author: 0 Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

The goal was a unusual one as Hornqvist shot the puck from behind the net, banking it off of Predators goalie Pekka Rinne and into the net. Crosby's 27 playoff points ranked second only to teammate Evgeni Malkin. With 14 seconds left in the game, the Pens' Carl Hagelin put the puck in an unguarded net. The Nashville Predators had tied the series at two games a piece after back-to-back wins at home , but couldnt win when the series moved back to Pittsburgh.

Sport Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England
Author: 0 Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England

Hart boasts 71 caps but lacks overwhelming outside support, having been caught out in the Euro 2016 matches against Wales and Iceland before letting in two late-free kicks in Saturday's World Cup qualifier in Scotland. Pressed on whether Hart should be dropped, the former defender said: "Yes". "I'm sure he'll be playing at a high level", Southgate said. "He's had an important experience going overseas and playing".

Author: 0 New Zealand post 265 on board against Bangladesh

Chasing 266, the team were pushed to corner as they slumped of 33/4. However, the white ball's stardust soon faded and the Black Caps struggled to make anything happen as Mahmudullah and Shakib calmly played the Tigers right back into contention.

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