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Author: 0 Jordan's 1984 sneakers fetch a record $190000

It also marked the last time Jordan wore Converse in an official game. Before this awesome game, Jordan had already sparked interest by the Chicago Bulls , who drafted him three weeks before his Olympics debut. The other star of the auction was the famous T206 Honus Wagner card, the most famous card in sports collecting. $70 million worth of Air Jordans were purchased in the initial two months.

Author: 0 Two floor seats for 2017 NBA Finals Game 5 go for $90K

Part of James' dominance in the series has been his ability to digest what the Warriors want to do on both ends of the floor and countering it. "So you have to come out with a killer instinct and a punch-to-the-face mentality". "That's up to us". The pressure is now on more for the Warriors more than it has been all series and if the Cavs shot better from three by even the slimmest of margins (only 27 percent in Game 3), this series could be a lot more interesting than it already is.

Author: 0 Court largely upholds block on Trump's revised travel ban

The ruling comes on the heels of a similar ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in May. Critics say the ban is discriminatory and violates the USA constitution by specifically targeting Muslim-majority countries .

Author: 0 Players aim to stay fresh ahead of US Open grind

Much of the discussion surrounding this year's U.S. Open has been based around the new venue, Erin Hills , which has drawn a wide range of responses, from the highest praise to others hugely concerned about the long fescue grass that frames the fairways of the striking Wisconsin course.

Sport Ex-NBA player Rodman heading to North Korea for a visit
Author: 0 Ex-NBA player Rodman heading to North Korea for a visit

Since then, he visited the North on several occasions for what could be seen as "basketball diplomacy". At the time, Mr Trump tweeted: "The only American who has met with the North Korean man child is Dennis Rodman ". NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman is traveling to North Korea and is expected to arrive on Tuesday, according to North Korean officials. After his first visit in February 2013, Rodman called the North Korean leader " a friend for life " and advised President Obama to "pick ...

Sport Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out
Author: 0 Nadal in Q/F, Muguruza out

This was the biggest match of the women's tournament so far - 2016 victor against great French hope. After collapsing to defeat in the first set, Muguruza battled back to level in the second and looked determined - at times desperate - not to let go of her title without a fight.

Author: 0 Cavs vet Richard Jefferson aggressively asked to guard Kevin Durant

I don't see anything's amusing or anything's to smile about. If the Cavs steal Monday's Game 5 , the 2017 NBA Finals will return to Cleveland for Thursday's Game 6. "We know what our keys to victory is". In addition to Durant , the Warriors also will have a healthy Stephen Curry . The Warriors will have a three-game lead over the defending champions, and the series is now heading back to their home court at Oracle Arena .

Author: 0 Colorado officials disciplined for handling of allegations

Ken Salazar, the University of Colorado's key figures were found to not have intentionally covered up the allegations of domestic violence against former defensive coach Joe Tumpkin . Tumpkin continued to coach and was selected to call defensive plays in the Buff's December 29 appearance at the Alamo Bowl , despite MacIntyre reportedly receiving a December 15 voicemail from the woman saying she planned to go to the police and seek a restraining order against Tumpkin.

Sport Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour
Author: 0 Kumble likely to remain coach for WI tour

India will tour the West Indies for a five-ODI series starting June 23 followed by a lone Twenty20 match on July 9. Infact, the advisory committee was asked to hold another meeting in London on June 13 but that won't happen since Ganguly is busy with commentary duties in Cardiff.

Author: 0 Magic Johnson Showed Off His Shooting Touch At Lakers Workouts

He points to the Lakers as the likely suspect due to the fact that Jackson just worked out for them, and he's yet to make his way to Philadelphia for a visit. LaVar has not indicated that reports like this one concern him or his son, but it will be worth monitoring as we get closer to the draft. As much as National Basketball Association fans would love to see LaVar's head explode at the idea of his son's being passed over, a one-on-none or even one-on-one workout environment is not ideal ...

Author: 0 Cavs Look To Take Advantage Of Feisty Turn To Finals

And the knee? How bad was it? But there's only so much you can do against certain guys. "That's such a subjective [thing]", said Curry. "I think we were being too respectful, honestly", Smith told ESPN . And he's probably, nearly certainly, correct. Monday's game is at home for the Warriors, as would be Game 7 if the series is to advance. "We got a golden opportunity going home on Monday to close one out", Green said.

Author: 0 Take a first look at the Xbox One X hardware up close

Sales of Xbox consoles now remain significantly behind those of the newer PlayStation models, which rumours suggest may be set to receive a price cut at Sony's E3 announcement on Monday. Another 30 third-party games will also get updates, including Final Fantasy XIV and The Witcher III. At first, the trailer seemed like it confirmed augmented reality for the Xbox One X .

Author: 0 Sailing-Sweden to face New Zealand in America's Cup Challenger final

New Zealand's hotshot Peter Burling, the youngest helmsman in the event at 26, and British tactician Giles Scott, 29, both jumped straight back into the America's Cup boats after winning gold medals in Rio past year. The aggressive style of Outteridge again played a part in opening race of the final, incurring a boundary penalty, as counterpart Peter Burling pressured him upwind.

Sport King Dunlap retires after nine seasons with Eagles and Chargers
Author: 0 King Dunlap retires after nine seasons with Eagles and Chargers

Los Angeles' 2017 front will feature only one player, right tackle Joe Barksdale, in the same spot as 2016. After he was unable to stay healthy the last two seasons, the former Chargers tackle announced his retirement from the National Football League after nine seasons on Monday through the Sportstars agency that represents him.

Sport Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State
Author: 0 Record-breaking Cavaliers turn up the heat on Golden State

The series seemed over as the teams traveled to Oracle Arena. "We ran a lot of on-ball stuff in the first half, we ran a lot of off-ball stuff in the second half". In other words, they held the crap out of him off ball. "If we don't stick to that game plan, then we'll be going back home without a game". "And the biggest thing is early in the game you can't let them get going, because they feed off of that".

Author: 0 The White House Can't Decide How to Attack James Comey

Comey on Thursday told a Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in USA elections that Trump had asked him drop the case against Flynn in a one-on-one conversation in the Oval Office in February, the day after Flynn was sacked. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Over a fairly short period of time . "Comey did not say he would "let this go, ' and indeed he did not grant the president's request to do so", writes Dershowitz, "Nor did Comey report this conversation to the attorney general or ...

Author: 0 Jose Ortiz gets first Crown win aboard Tapwrit in Belmont

The 3-year-old gray colt's winning time for the 1 1/2 miles was 2 minutes, 30.02 seconds. The jockey's older brother, Irad Jr., was in the race as well, on the back of Lookin At Lee. We kind of hoped that somebody else would go for it, but he had to go to Plan B and [jockey] Rajiv [Maragh] did a great job. Tapwrit finished sixth in the 20-horse Derby after encountering traffic in what Pletcher described as "a sneaky good" race.

Author: 0 Stanley Cup Champs: Sidney Crosby wins Con Smythe Trophy

Here's the one thing about this run that wasn't unexpected: Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin were superstars. Matt Murray went from being sidelined by an injury in opening the playoffs to posting back-to-back shutouts in leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship.

Author: 0 Things To Watch In Game 5 NHL FINALS

Some thought of it as some bad luck at first, but it apparently worked out for the Penguins . The Predators certainly looked ready in games three and four, outscoring the Penguins 9-2. The Penguins' offense looked as good as it has this entire Final in Monday's 4-1 loss. Four of the prior 12 clubs went on to win the Cup: the 1966 and 1971 Montreal Canadiens, 2009 Penguins and 2011 Boston Bruins.

Sport Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France
Author: 0 Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

Meanwhile, England captain Harry Kane has described his last-gasp equaliser that broke Scotland's hearts as the greatest moment of his career so far. Scotland got two goals from nowhere but we still managed to get a point. "The way the game panned out it was a good point". As I recall, they didn't have much going for them that day.

Author: 0 After confusion over technical fouls in Game 4, refs explain what happened

Also in the third, LeBron James and Kevin Durant exchanged words during a stoppage in play (officials were reviewing a foul on Kevin Love that was upgraded to a flagrant-one when video showed Love whacked Durant in the head). "We informed the table that it was not his second technical foul". And they all agreed as a unit that they were told by the officials that that first-half technical was on Draymond Green .

Sport Iran beats Uzbekistan 2-0, gains entry to 2018 World Cup
Author: 0 Iran beats Uzbekistan 2-0, gains entry to 2018 World Cup

Instead veteran defender Jalal Hosseini, Lokomotiva Zagreb midfielder Ali Karimi and Panionios playmaker Masoud Shojaei got the nod from coach Carlos Queiroz. Instead Iran , who had to replace injured gem Jahanbakhsh with Vahid Amiri shortly before the break, should have doubled the lead just five minutes into the second interval when Mehdi Taremi was brought down inside the area.

Author: 0 Royals end Astros' streak, Gennett hits four home runs

Daniel Norris (3-3) took the loss, allowing four runs - three earned - five hits, including two homers, and three walks in six innings. After giving up just six homers all of previous year, he's allowed seven this season and was charged with four runs.

Sport Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2
Author: 0 Slater, Thurston return, Maroons make 7 changes for Origin 2

But with our recent results we felt there was a need for change. "We've picked who we feel are the best 17 for Queensland ". Andrew Fifita of NSW attacks during Game 1 of the State of Origin rugby league against Queensland . "Corey is a winger that's been manufactured over the time". "With his size and the way he plays the game he's probably more suited to the forwards, but he's made a fist of it on the wing".

Author: 0 Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James! The Case Of The Super Team

I don't see anything amusing or anything to smile about. It's also the mentality the Warriors carried into Game 4 in Portland, where they piled up a 28-5 first-quarter lead and won by 25. They can definitely repeat it, so we got to do the job to stop them and make them uncomfortable. It's been about them proving that previous year was a fluke, KD validating the move here, which it's been validated, but, no.

Sport Another step in Jets purge: WR Decker released
Author: 0 Another step in Jets purge: WR Decker released

The Jets announced Tuesday that they would be parting ways with the wideout who's been in NY since 2014 as part of their massive deconstruction this offseason. Decker had said he expected to be ready for the season opener in September. Then in 2015, Decker had 80 receptions for 1,027 yards and 12 touchdowns.

Sport Panthers hire Bob Boughner as head coach
Author: 0 Panthers hire Bob Boughner as head coach

The Panthers lost the 1996 NHL Finals in only their third season as an expansion club but have not won a playoff series since then, falling in the first round in 1997, 2000, 2012 and a year ago. The Panthers announced the hiring Monday, June 12, 2017. The Panthers will hold a news conference at 2 pm this afternoon to introduce Boughner to the media.

Author: 0 Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving shows off big-game ability

The NBA Finals returned to the Bay Area with the Warriors up 3-1 against the Cavaliers , same as it ever was. For all the sublime abilities of his Golden State Warriors teammates, such as Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson , the Cleveland Cavaliers are fully aware of what Curry represents.

Sport England win the World Cup
Author: 0 England win the World Cup

Of the 16 members of the World Cup-winning squad who did play first-team soccer in the Premier League this past season, half were loaned out to a different club. Venezeula had given Paul Simpson's side a scare in the 25th minute when Ronaldo Lucena struck the post with a remarkable free kick from near the halfway line.

Author: 0 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka CT 2017

And I believe the same thing over here in this tournament and the last one. Three of the four teams in the semi-finals are from the sub-continent, with hosts England being the only exception. "I don't know. I'd like to go in the future and ask someone that gets on the other side what they did", du Plessis smiled. "There's nothing that he did wrong today".

Sport Rain postpones Florida-Wake Forest game until Monday
Author: 0 Rain postpones Florida-Wake Forest game until Monday

The two teams returned to complete the suspended second game with Wake (43-19) leading 5-4 in the bottom of the fifth. Wake Forest scored all eight of its runs on five home runs. Florida did miss an opportunity to take the lead after loading the bases with two outs in the top of the 10th. Wake's Ben Brazeale led off the bottom of the ninth by lifting a Byrne pitch just over the fence and inside the pole in left field to tie the game, and dash what could have been one of the greater combined ...

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Today's Match

In the Champions Trophy their record is a little better thanks to winning the first edition of the tournament back in 1998. Welcome to the live coverage of the virtual "quarter final" where India take on South Africa in London in the ICC Champions Trophy .

Sport PK Subban: Predators will beat Penguins in Game 3
Author: 0 PK Subban: Predators will beat Penguins in Game 3

The first third period goal set a record for the fastest goal in Penguins playoff history. The Predators were desperate to return home tied with a win to even the score. At the other end, Rinne looked like he couldn't wait for the period to end. The Pittsburgh Penguins are averaging 3.4 goals per game and are scoring on 23.1 percent of their power plays.

Sport Barcelona chiefs seek Marco Verratti talks in Formentera
Author: 0 Barcelona chiefs seek Marco Verratti talks in Formentera

L'Equipe reports Verratti and agent Donato Di Campli have told director of sport Antero Henrique that the Azzurri worldwide wants to leave PSG due to their continental struggles. Many see the 24-year old as Xavi's replacement. Verratti may be one of the only genuinely world-class players who is realistically attainable this summer.

Sport Barcelona Look to Tie-Up Verratti Deal Quick
Author: 0 Barcelona Look to Tie-Up Verratti Deal Quick

L'Equipe reports Verratti and agent Donato Di Campli have told director of sport Antero Henrique that the Azzurri worldwide wants to leave PSG due to their continental struggles. Verratti is one of the three priority signings for the Catalan club's new manager Ernesto Valverde, who looks to bolster his squad for the next season.

Sport Evgeni Malkin vs. PK Subban
Author: 0 Evgeni Malkin vs. PK Subban

In Game 1 against Nashville, Malkin, Conor Sheary , and Nick Bonino scored in just over four minutes in the first period to put the Penguins up 3-0 - they'd go on to win 5-3. The Pittsburgh Penguins are on the brink of history. Nashville led in shots 18-12 at the end of the first, thanks to a late flurry. Through two games of these finals, special teams have been a factor.

Author: 0 England beats Venezuela to lift U20 World Cup for 1st time

Dominic Solanke , who won the Golden Ball for the Player of the Tournament in South Korea, will jump ship from Chelsea due to a lack of first-team opportunities. The decision stood - there was the slightest of contacts - but Newcastle keeper Woodman's strong palm kept out Penaranda's effort. The players have defended for their lives out there and have shown an unbelievable spirit to keep that clean sheet.

Sport Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins
Author: 0 Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins

The Predators made their National Hockey League debut in the Music City in 1998 and had never been beyond the second round in nine previous play-off appearances. "We never gave up", Fisher said. The Predators proved a resilient bunch that found different ways to get wins, sometimes relying on their stellar goaltending to steal a game, other times it was a stingy defence or simply opportunistic scoring.

Author: 0 Buffon to retire after 2018 World Cup

The most recent of those near misses came in at the end of last season, when Juventus lost 4-1 to Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Arsenal fans may well be annoyed, given Juventus think Szczesny is good enough for them, meaning they could well question why Wenger does not think he is good enough for them.

Author: 0 Soft dismissals cost us the match, says De Villiers

One win each for the bitter neighbours, and we will have the dream India vs Pakistan final in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 . India beat South Africa by 8 wickets in The Champions Trophy . But they too bounced back, defeating top-ranked South Africa . Yuvraj Singh contributed an unbeaten 23 towards late in the chase. Not long after, awful miscommunication saw David Miller run out for just 1 run.

Author: 0 Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by two-way players

With far less fanfare and the hoopla that surrounds the NFL Draft , Major League Baseball will conduct the first two rounds of their version beginning Monday . "The year we took [Justin] Smoak we had [Mark] Teixeira". The player is not able to sign as a free agent if they return to school full time. With the draft just days away, the rumor mill is abuzz with prospects the Cubs could select in round one.

Sport Emmanuel Adebayor: Decision to join Crystal Palace was biggest mistake
Author: 0 Emmanuel Adebayor: Decision to join Crystal Palace was biggest mistake

The Togo global played for four different teams in the Premier League , but the one he regrets playing for the most is the latest English club he represented. He was originally at Arsenal before controversially leaving there for Manchester City. Again, things would start off well before turning sour at White Hart Lane.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant claims that he didn't watch last year's NBA Finals series

Hitting, being physical, we have to do that. Prior to Monday's crucial game, James talked to the media and commented on what needs to be done in order for his team to get the win. "First three games we were being too nice, helping guys up off the floor, smiling, I didn't like that", Lue said Sunday. "And if we don't stick to that game plan, then we'll be going back home".

Author: 0 California winner of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

He said locals are "shocked and surprised" at the news, and that many have already come into the shop to buy more lottery tickets (of course, the next jackpot was only a paltry $40 million as of Sunday afternoon because of the big win). Marietta Liquor and Deli, the Sun City liquor store where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold. "We will not know who California's latest Powerball victor is until at least Monday morning at 8 a.m".

Sport Free agent WR Maclin picks Baltimore over Buffalo
Author: 0 Free agent WR Maclin picks Baltimore over Buffalo

Joe Flacco and the Ravens providing more opportunities in the passing game than Tyrod Taylor and the Bills would have may have served as a key factor in Maclin's decision, although terms of this deal aren't yet known. Maclin can still carve out an important role in Baltimore's offense. Then former Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith showed up on Thursday . It's been a hard offseason for the Ravens' offense.

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