Sport

Author: 0 Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

Durant - drafted as second-overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2007 - was an easy choice for the Finals MVP. He has been criticized occasionally in his career for struggling in the biggest of moments, but he has been devastating in these NBA Finals .

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant claims Finals MVP

As a team , the Cavaliers knocked down 12 of their 20 looks from the field, while they limited the Warriors to nine of 19 in the third quarter. This year? Healthy enough to dunk four times. Durant has been criticized occasionally in his career for struggling in the biggest of moments, but he has been devastating in these NBA Finals. The hoards of Warriors fans outside Oracle Arena Monday night, celebrating after the team brought home the National Basketball Association championship, ...

Sport Mellower Green playing this game five after 2016 ban
Author: 0 Mellower Green playing this game five after 2016 ban

According to ESPN's Doris Burke, the refs went to the scorer's table after the second technical foul and told the scorers that the first half technical was actually given to Steve Kerr and not Draymond, despite what the box score said. Before Game 4, he called Clevelanders "rude". "I knew because the first tech on Steve, which I didn't understand, Mike Callahan came up to John (Goble) and asked him who was the tech on and he said Kerr", Green said.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

It was a fitting way to win a championship. To win his first championship Durant had to go through the game's greatest player in Cavaliers forward LeBron James , who he defended for most of the five games. "Steve will be our coach". In his absence, assistant Mike Brown served as the acting head coach and led the team to an 11-0 record. But given the physical discomfort and uncertainty he endured, this victory struck a cord with Kerr, perhaps more than the five titles he won as a ...

Author: 0 Frustrated Australia looks to set record straight against Bangladesh

Chasing a moderate target of 183 runs, Australia were cruising at 83 for one from 16 overs. As the intensity of rain increased, the umpires took players off the field with four more overs needed to constitute a result. He took the wickets of Tamim Iqbal , Mashrafe Mortaza and Rubel Hossain. Umpires Nigel Llong and Chris Gaffaney walked off the ground with rain tumbling, following Australia's demolition of the Bangladesh side for 182.

Author: 0 Warriors' Durant named Most Valuable Player of NBA Finals

Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. But the Warriors also had shooting that would have made them the envy of even some of the toughest teams of all-time. "You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he said .

Author: 0 Michael Bradley scores early stunner; US men's soccer ties Mexico

The U.S. men's national team went into Mexico on Sunday night in World Cup qualifying and secured an extremely valuable 1-1 draw against its arch rival. "We have made up some lost ground". The U.S. was 0-19-1 in Mexico City - getting outscored 81-14 - before a 1-0 exhibition win in 2012. Former LA Galaxy boss Arena raised some eyebrows pre-game after making seven changes to the team that beat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 last time out.

Sport Redskins promote Doug Williams to Senior Vice President of Player Personnel
Author: 0 Redskins promote Doug Williams to Senior Vice President of Player Personnel

Three months after the Redskins fired general manager Scot McCloughan - on the first day of free agency, no less - the team has elevated Doug Williams to senior vice president of player personnel. Williams has been in Washington's front office since February 2014 and won the head personnel job over more than a dozen internal and external candidates.

Sport Alvaro Morata agrees to join Manchester United
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata agrees to join Manchester United

Which is normal for an attacker who has scored 19 goals. Milan's new Chinese owners had reportedly been targeting Morata as a signature signing for their new regime, but the former Juventus striker sounded less keen on the idea. The 24-year-old has been tipped with a £60m switch to Old Trafford, rising to £70m with add-ons, after growing frustrated by a lack of playing time in the Spanish capital.

Sport Lewis Hamilton wins third straight Canadian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins third straight Canadian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton's love affair with the Canadian Grand Prix continued unabated on Sunday as he won the race for a sixth time and slashed Sebastian Vettel's Formula One championship lead to 12 points. "I knew we could recover position because the auto is quick, but you have to fight your way through the field which is a lot of work, and it's not easy".

Sport Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 for second title in three years
Author: 0 Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 for second title in three years

ESPN spoke with seven Las Vegas bookmakers about the topic , and five of the six bookmakers had the Warriors favored in a game between this year's Golden State team and Michael Jordan's 1995-96 Bulls team . "They did a great job, their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summertime, and obviously it paid dividends".

Sport Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years
Author: 0 Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

James wrapped his arm around Irving and simply said: "We'll be back, me and you". "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organisation, for these families". "But I'm going to celebrate this one for now". "So I've also realized that as far as becoming more of a team player, since my first year I've grown so much and I'm proud of myself in that area as well, but I've got a long ways to go".

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win National Basketball Association title

I'm not playing golf, I'm not playing tennis. The carefree approach permeated this Warriors team and helped make adding Durant to this collection of talent a seamless transition that resulted in a title. "But once you get that first, no matter what anybody says from now on in your career, they can't take away from you being a champion". It's interesting when you look at championship teams, each player kind of has their own story.

Sport Golden State Warriors Allegedly Opt to Skip Customary White House Visit
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Allegedly Opt to Skip Customary White House Visit

The Golden State Warriors , led by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, beat the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night in Game Five of the National Basketball Association championship, nabbing their third victory. Stephen Curry and head coach Steve Kerr have also made public statements about President Trump's policies, so this looked to be an expected turn of events.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins, Patch takes third

Pletcher took two of the year's three Triple Crown races, having saddled Always Dreaming to victory in the Derby. This year's topsy-turvy Triple Crown trail comes to an end in a Belmont Stakes without the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners or the expected favorite who dropped out.

Author: 0 Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by three wickets, reach semi final

With 300 now looking a reasonable target, Pakistan were desperate to find a breakthrough and it was premier bowler Mohammad Amir who came up with the goods, beating Mathews for pace as he dismissed the Sri Lankan captain for 39. But Pakistan broke through in the sixth over when Danushka Gunathilaka tamely chipped Khan to mid-off, where Shoaib Malik took an easy catch as the opener departed for 13 and left his team 26 for one.

Author: 0 Southgate ponders England midfield role for Stones

I go back to the concession of free-kicks being the starting point. It remains to be seen whether Hart, who has amassed 71 caps since making his debut against Trinidad and Tobago in 2008, will be seen again in an England shirt. He added: " His contribution around the group has been excellent since I've been manager. "I think it is a significant goal but for many different reasons".

Author: 0 Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has continued his love affair with the ICC Champions Trophy by returning to the top-10. The left-hander returned into the top 10 by vaulting five places to the 10th spot following his magnificent knocks of 68 against Pakistan , 125 against Sri Lanka and 78 against South Africa .

Author: 0 Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

His expectations on arriving in Paris were rather different to normal after a poor run of form on the clay, but Murray looked much more like his usual self in a straight-sets win over Juan Martin del Potro on Saturday. Croatian seventh seed Marin Cilic also advanced after sweeping aside Spain's Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 to reach the last 16 without dropping a set.

Author: 0 Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

Durant was named finals MVP after scoring over 30 points in each of the five games as he averaged 35.2 per game across the series. Warriors guard Stephen Curry shot just 2-for-9 from beyond the arc but finished with 34 points and a team-high 10 assists.

Sport Harry Kane describes his feelings after first match as England captain
Author: 0 Harry Kane describes his feelings after first match as England captain

On a sun-kissed Glasgow afternoon, England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat home goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save. "They didn't create many chances, we had half chances", he said of the balance of play. Kane had come close on several occasions as Scotland sat in with a 5-4-1 formation, although the hosts improved for a spell after Jake Livermore's deflected effort hit the post just after half-time.

Sport LeBron James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs
Author: 0 LeBron James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

For the second time in three seasons, the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to secure the league title. After answering one final question following an extended stay at the podium, the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) felt like he might have said more than he should.

Author: 0 Warriors Beat Cavaliers 129-120 to Win the NBA Title

The Warriors secured a 129-120 victory on Monday to take their second title in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the play-offs. Deron Williams missed a 3-pointer that would have cut the deficit to two points and rookie Patrick McCaw scored two big buckets in the final two minutes of the period to give Golden State just a little bit of breathing room.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win NBA title

Kevin Durant had 39 points on 20 shots, plus had seven rebounds. The Warriors swept the Portland Trail Blazers, Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs to earn their NBA Finals berth. Game 5 was no different, as Bleacher Report breathlessly pointed out. Kerr returned to full-time coaching for the Final's second game. LeBron James has 12 points and so does Kyrie Irving for the Cavs.

Author: 0 Nasty Eye Gouge Sours First Half Of State Of Origin In Brisbane

However, Blues coach Laurie Daley seems to think that's all mind games from his opposite number Walters and is sure JT will definitely play in game two. Daley said NSW would be keeping a lid on expectations despite the rare chance to seal a series win at home. If these big guys can really muscle up and overpower Queensland then it will allow James Maloney and Mitchell Pearce just to play fast over the advantage line and it will allow our strike weapons to really see some football ...

Sport Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park'
Author: 0 Happy Hamilton enjoys 'stroll in the park'

He eventually finished fourth. If I brake later I run into Lewis. "He ran over my front wheel but you don't do that on goal because you can get a puncture". I hope this can continue throughout the year. And Esteban had a bit of a wobble and I reacted to that and it was really slippery on the inside, so it was quite tricky.

Author: 0 Warriors Eliminate Cavaliers to Claim NBA Championship

Durant led the Warriors in scoring with 39 points, followed by Curry who had 34 points and 10 assists. Durant's 176 points in the Finals were the second-most ever in an NBA Finals series lasting five games. I hope we're a little more nervous. As players from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors warmed up for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, members of the musical Hamilton offered a preview of their national anthem set for a few hours later.

Sport Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole
Author: 0 Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

It is the Wood Brothers' first win at Pocono since Neil Bonnett in the Coca-Cola 500 in July 1980. Harvick took second two laps later and closed in on Blaney to battle for the win. "It'll actually be going on all night, so she's got plenty of time to get here". "Having to hold off Kevin was really tough", Blaney said. "That was our only weakness".

Author: 0 Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

Would the Oklahoma City Thunder have supplanted them as the Western Conference kings, a scenario that looked so possible when they took the Warriors to seven games in the conference finals a year ago? Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and ...

Sport Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11
Author: 0 Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

Jake Lamb drove in four runs with a double and single. Eric Hosmer leads the Royals with 69 hits and 21 RBI while Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain have combined for 111 hits and 47 RBI. Scott Feldman (5-4) limited the Cardinals' slumping lineup to four singles in seven shutout innings. Martes was 0-2 with a 5.29 ERA in eight starts at Fresno.

Sport Halep books French Open final spot against Ostapenko
Author: 0 Halep books French Open final spot against Ostapenko

Halep will become world number one if she defeats her polar opposite Ostapenko, as well as the first Romanian woman to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup since Virginia Ruzici in 1978. "I created myself some opportunities, but on the other side of the net she was playing quite well , and she was defending very well everything I was proposing".

Sport McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list
Author: 0 McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

Aside from the lone run he surrendered, Darvish did not allow a runner to reach scoring position. He retired the first seven before walking Bregman with one out in the third. He allowed four hits and four runs in 3 2/3 innings of relief on Friday in his big-league debut. Musgrove was lifted after 75 pitches tonight. Not a long stint on the DL? "I usually stay with my strength and I go with my stuff, what I've got on the day", he said through a translator.

Author: 0 Forbes names P. Diddy as the highest paid celebrity

Kylie wasn't the only member of her family on the list; older sister Kim came in at #47, with $45.5 million, making the two nearly neck-and-neck. She narrowly edged out Canadian hip-hop star Drake , Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and Canadian R&B sensation The Weeknd .

Author: 0 Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

Though the USA said the North had not been successful, it announced in March that it had developed nuclear warheads small enough to fit onto missiles. The weapon's test came after a day of celebration for North Korea's Eternal President Kim II-sung. "In early 2017, it is highly likely that Pyongyang will detonate another nuclear device and launch a long-range ballistic missile to reiterate its status as a nuclear power.

Sport Australia under orders to be vigilant as security becomes priority
Author: 0 Australia under orders to be vigilant as security becomes priority

The abandonment means Australia have two points to their name from two Group A matches , while Bangladesh have just one following their opening loss to England and would have been eliminated with a defeat in London . Bangladesh vs Australia: Venue? "I think everyone was on the phone just letting their loved ones back home know that everything was okay with everyone involved in our team".

Sport Steve Kerr: Warriors didn't deserve the calls in Game 4
Author: 0 Steve Kerr: Warriors didn't deserve the calls in Game 4

Golden State Warriors edged past Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in a closely fought fifth game of the National Basketball Association finals to win 2017 National Basketball Association title on Tuesday. "It's a situation where they're going to try to get a Game 6 and open things up to create some more revenue for the league". The game-changing spurt ended with a scuffle when Golden State's David West shoved Irving as he tried to grab the ball away.

Author: 0 Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch NBA title

The Warriors became the first Bay Area team to capture a championship at home since the A's finished the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1974 World Series. "I work hard, I believe in myself, I believe in the game, I respect the game, I love the game, and I knew at some point in my life that it will come around for me".

Author: 0 Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 NBA championship

Golden State Warriors perished their voodoo of a year ago when they lost the NBA Finals to Cleveland Cavaliers despite being 3-1 up in the best-of-seven series. "I can feel it... there are a few things you can take away from the series, but the only way to go is to grow from here". For the Cavs, James added 13 rebounds and eight assists to his huge scoring night, while Kyrie Irving scored 26 and JR Smith had 25, but Kevin Love went missing, managing just six points from only eight ...

Author: 0 LeBron James fine with Kevin Durant going to Warriors

The Warriors are a ideal 14-0 so far in the postseason, and they seem intent on revenge after giving up a 3-1 lead to the Cavs in last year's Finals. They had won a league record 73 games in the regular season, besting the total Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls achieved in the 1995-96 season. Looking back on their crushing loss to the Cavs last season, Green expressed no regret in an interview with ESPN.com over an incident during Game 4 between he and LeBron James - where Green swiped ...

Author: 0 Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

Golden State outclassed the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to take the NBA Finals Series 4-1. Cavaliers' forward LeBron James had a game-high 41 points and guard Kyrie Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors, igniting a deafening crowd.

Sport Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title after straight sets victory
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title after straight sets victory

It threatened to get embarrassing for the Swiss when Nadal, his forehands now as venomous as a viper, raced into a 3-0 lead in the second set. He fought all the way through the third set, picking up a double break when he didn't necessarily need to in what was ultimately the final game of the match - but it characterised what Nadal did - fought for every point, as he has done throughout his career and made Wawrinka work for everything.

Author: 0 Gatland: Lions took a step back against Highlanders

Replacement outside half Marty Banks kept his cool to slot a wide angled penalty five minutes from time to ensure his side followed in the footsteps of the Blues in lowering the Lions colours. All Blacks Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman crossed for the home side but it was replacement flyhalf Banks's kick from the tee after the Highlanders pack had destroyed the Lions at a scrum in their own 22 that proved decisive.

Author: 0 Serbia 1 Wales 1: Mitrovic denies Coleman's men again

The result left Serbia top on 12 points from six games, ahead of Ireland on goal difference. Serbia vs Wales Playing XI: The Serbia have the same statistic as the Republic of Ireland. But a win in Belgrade, without the suspended Gareth Bale and Neil Taylor , would be nearly as impressive as Wales's most exciting Euro 2016 heroics.

Author: 0 The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

They may have blown a 3-1 lead last year, but the Warriors followed up their Game 4 loss with a huge victory and have now won their second title in three years. "I'm happy for him", Curry said. In the end, the Cavaliers simply did not have enough top-class talent to topple the Warriors, even with four-time league MVP James doing all he could to keep his team in it.

Sport Player profiles: Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro
Author: 0 Player profiles: Andy Murray vs Juan Martin del Potro

I played some good matches beginning of the year. "I thought I played some good tennis towards the end". Driven by this momentum, Murray broke again at the start of the second set, serving well until game 10 when he could bring the set home with another good hold.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471