Author: 0 Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors with Finals win

The scene was the icing on the cake for those who spent hours posted at the arena, riveted as they cheered the Warriors to the win. Their one title came past year when the Cavs became the first National Basketball Association team to rally from a 3-1 Finals deficit to deliver the city its first major championship since 1964.

Author: 0 AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in T20I series against England

India bowled an astounding 141 dot balls which are equivalent to 23.3 maiden overs out of the 44.2 overs that South Africa batted. South Africa Twenty20 squad (v England): AB de Villiers (Captain), F Behardien, R Hendricks, I Tahir, D Miller, M Morkel, C Morris, M Mosehle (wkt), W Parnell, D Paterson, A Phehlukwayo, D Pretorius, T Shamsi, JJ Smuts.

Sport Premier League clubs could play Saturday evening games from 2019
Author: 0 Premier League clubs could play Saturday evening games from 2019

The Hong Kong-based tournament will see the Reds compete against the likes of Crystal Palace , Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion , thereby marking the kind of familiar opposition Mignolet feels will prove to be ideal in helping his team prepare for the Premier League restart.

Author: 0 What do Ireland need to do to qualify for Russian Federation 2018?

Chris Coleman's side held on until the 73rd minute, playing with courage and conviction on an evening when they were without the suspended Gareth Bale , but were eventually undone when Alexsandar Mitrovic equalised for Serbia , just as he did in Cardiff in November.

Author: 0 Mental strength will be key against India: Ex-Bangladesh skipper

Mickey Arthur , the head coach of the Pakistan cricket team , says he will never make any compromise on the issue of fitness of the players. When Sri Lanka arrived on English shores for their Champions Trophy campaign, there was not much expected of them in terms of making it to the knockout stages of the tournament.

Sport Antoine Griezmann: 'It would be dirty to leave Atletico Madrid now'
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann: 'It would be dirty to leave Atletico Madrid now'

And according to AS Spain's Javier Matallanas, the Frenchman will sign a contract with Atletico that was offered to him a few weeks ago amid uncertainty surrounding his future. "Atletico can not recruit. With my sporting advisor, Eric Olhats , we made a decision to stay", he said . The FIFA ban prevents Atletico from registering new players until January.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

James seemed to be at peace with the fate of this Cavs team since their narrow Game 3 loss to the Warriors last week, which put them in an unrecoverable 0-3 hole in the best-of-seven series. "LeBron and Kyrie I've never seen nothing like them two before". "We prevailed, we are champions and it was fantastic to do it on our own floor". "I told him we're tied up now and we're going to try to do this thing again but I'm going to celebrate this one tonight".

Author: 0 Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors

No", he added. "But like I've always told myself, if you put in the work and you leave it on the floor, then you can always push forward and not look backwards". "I just wanted to come in there and just be me". Monday's loss denied the Cavaliers a chance to repeat as champions and for James to get his fourth championship ring.

Author: 0 Heaton and Butland to share England v France

Meanwhile, England also aren't exactly in great shape, although the surprising 2-2 draw with Scotland does not compromise The Three Lions' top spot in the group F. Les Bleus were leading Sweden in their encounter thanks to Olivier Giroud's superb strike early on, but a Hugo Lloris error allowed their opponents to get a victor in injury time to come away with a 2-1 victory.

Sport Nantes chairman Waldemar Kita confirms Claudio Ranieri agreement
Author: 0 Nantes chairman Waldemar Kita confirms Claudio Ranieri agreement

Nantes finished seventh in Ligue 1 last season and coach Sergio Conceicao left the club this month to take charge of Portuguese side Porto . Although the club's chairman Waldemar Kita has indicated that the league has approved the deal, Ranieri's return is yet to be confirmed by the French Football Federation.

Sport Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP
Author: 0 Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

Featuring Draymond Green at center, with Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Andre Iguodala, and now, Kevin Durant , the lineup spreads the floor to impossible limits, with five players capable of handling the ball, passing, attacking the basket, and switching on defense.

Sport Crosby, Penguins cap amazing year to repeat
Author: 0 Crosby, Penguins cap amazing year to repeat

I've been in a Game 7 Stanley Cup winning dressing room and yes, that champagne is unbelievably cold. "Right now our backs are against the wall, and this is our opportunity and I think you try to do anything in your power and prepare the best you can for this one", Rinne said .

Author: 0 Price is right as US Open caddie, says Flanagan

The rough is thick, as usual. However, having added that event to his schedule at the last minute in a bid to try and find something after suffering a dip in form over the past
couple of months, it was mission accomplished for the 31-year-old.

Author: 0 Los Angeles Lakers provide solid feedback to Tyler Lydon

Those skills allowed Fox to average 16.7 points and 4.6 assists per game while becoming the fifth-highest rated player on DraftExpress' list of the top-100 prospects in the 2017 NBA Draft . But then came the contradiction from Steve Kyler. The second reason it doesn't make sense is fit. Lydon can shoot from long range, as he made 40 percent of his shots from deep at Syracuse.

Author: 0 Sailing-Barker bows out of another America's Cup with pride

But after making a crucial error in the first race and allowing New Zealand to get past them, Artemis Racing sailed a near flawless race in their second encounter to level the series. Burling sailed ahead to a 47-second victory. Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen have turned the tables on good friend Ben Lamb in the America's Cup Challenger semi-finals off the coast of Bermuda.

Sport Brazil rout Australia 4-0 in FIFA Confederations Cup warm-up match
Author: 0 Brazil rout Australia 4-0 in FIFA Confederations Cup warm-up match

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho delivered a pinpoint corner kick from the right in the 62nd and unmarked David Luiz's powerful header crashed into the crossbar. Diego Souza scored the first of his brace just 10 seconds into the first half from a low shot from inside the area, reports Efe. Much to Australia's relief he chipped the ball over the bar.

Author: 0 Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

Open, where he had trailed 2-1 in sets before turning the tables on Murray. "They are all obviously playing extremely well", said Murray. "And on a clay court, sometimes when you're bouncing the ball before you serve, you get mounds on the court where it can hit and the ball rolls away".

Author: 0 Where is the 2017 US Open Championship?

The USGA has a formula to determine which sectional qualifying sites alternates are chosen, including strength of field at each site and how many spots were allocated. Reineking has 50 maintenance workers on his staff and will have 115 volunteers - mostly superintendents and assistant superintendents at area courses - at his disposal this week.

Sport Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run
Author: 0 Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run

He hugged mother Wanda many a time. "I've never experienced a championship in front of our home court and I like this one a lot better", Warriors point guard Steph Curry said. "I can't wait to celebrate for the rest of the night-well, maybe the rest of the summer". Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists , 6 rebounds and 3 steals as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs.

Sport Expert committee to examine rules on free movement near Indo-Myanmar border
Author: 0 Expert committee to examine rules on free movement near Indo-Myanmar border

Such efforts will go a long way in addressing acute poverty and lack of employment in these districts, the Chief Minister told a review meeting here to discuss India-Myanmar border issues chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh . They can stay up to 72 hours with effective and valid permits issued by the designated authority on either side. The home minister said the Assam Rifles has to play a multi-dimensional role while securing the border that include maintaining friendly relations ...

Sport Win title with new deal!: Arsenal bosses demand of Wenger
Author: 0 Win title with new deal!: Arsenal bosses demand of Wenger

Arsenal revealed Wenger had conducted a full review of the club's activities on and off the field along with chief executive Ivan Gazidis. "I am grateful to have the support of the board and Stan (Kroenke , Arsenal's majority owner) in doing everything we can to win more trophies".

Sport Mr. Met Flipped Off Fans Even Though He Only Has Four Fingers
Author: 0 Mr. Met Flipped Off Fans Even Though He Only Has Four Fingers

Mets third baseman Wilmer Flores raced to the guard rail to snag it for the second out, but he was interrupted while he was on his way. Domingo Santana said he lost track of the outs, which is why he didn't run hard from first base on Jett Bandy's bases-loaded popup with two outs in the seventh inning Tuesday night.

Sport Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers
Author: 0 Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors to defeat LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday Night. "You learn from your mistakes", Green said. After winning big in the first two games at Oracle Arena, the Warriors stole Game 3 on the road in Cleveland.

Sport Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault
Author: 0 Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault

Vance and Donnie L. Corley relation to an incident that occurred January 16 on campus. Sexual assault charges have been brought against three Michigan State football players and arrest warrants signed for all three after they were accused of sexually assaulting a woman on campus on January 16.

Author: 0 Sarfraz steers Pakistan into Champions Trophy semis

India will play Bangladesh in Thursday's second semi-final at Edgbaston, with the final at the Oval on Sunday. Chasing a moderate score, Pakistan only really needed one healthy partnership to finish the job but such a saving grace eluded them as wickets continued to fall at regular intervals.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron Set for 'Unhealthy Monopoly' in French Elections

They also blamed the long election cycle, with party primaries that started previous year before the two rounds of presidential and then legislative voting, for turning voters off. The far-right National Front party secured 13.1 percent, and the Socialist Party and a grouping of left-wing parties only managed nine percent.

Author: 0 Toni Nadal lauds 'brilliant' Rafa post record 10th French Open triumph

The 52-year-old, who will work with Wawrinka's regular coach Magnus Norman, also coached 18-time grand slam victor Roger Federer in 2010 and 2011. After Wawrinka held for 1-1, Nadal saved the only break point he'd face for the next 90 minutes or so, then the onslaught began.

Sport NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from a year ago
Author: 0 NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from a year ago

They can complete the first undefeated postseason on Friday. Without Green in the lineup, the Cavs took Game 5 on the road behind 82 combined points from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . They went on to win the championship, their first, in seven games. But the team still fell short of preventing Golden State on taking a commanding 3-0 series advantage.

Author: 0 Begovic touts Terry for Bournmouth move

Terry, 36, said at the end of the season that he would prefer to continue playing but is also determined to acquire coaching qualifications and has ambitions to manage. Terry is more than likely to remain in the Premier League but a drop down to the Championship would not be completely out of the question given his age and lack of play time in recent years.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Australia vs Bangladesh, match abandoned due to rain

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 . Australia captain Steve Smith: "It's a little bit frustrating not to get a result in". "We knew it's going to be hard playing against Australia , they bowled really well and only Tamim Iqbal was able to perform apart from all the other batsmen", he said.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: South Africa wins toss, chooses to bat against Pakistan

Hasan Ali produced a disciplined bowling display that allowed Pakistan to restrict South Africa to 219 for eight wickets in their 50 overs. Sarfraz's side gave its fans reason to cheer when spinners Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez took three early wickets before paceman Hasan Ali removed a trio of middle-order batsmen.

Author: 0 Marty Banks' late penalty earns Highlanders win over British and Irish Lions

England centre Jonathan Joseph responded before half-time after good play from CJ Stander and Dan Biggar put Joseph through to score his first try on tour. His withdrawal from the tour was announced hours before kick off against Highlanders in Dunedin on Tuesday morning. Sopoaga missed a second shot at goal but they went back on the attack and they had the Lions on the ropes.

Sport Andy Murray battles past Juan Martin Del Potro
Author: 0 Andy Murray battles past Juan Martin Del Potro

Nevertheless, Murray might find it tougher beating Del Potro than Edmund will against Anderson. First they played each other virtually to a standstill in a pulsating battle for Olympic gold in Rio. Indeed, Del Potro might have been in trouble had opponent Nicolas Almagro not retired in tears with a knee injury at one set all. Also, 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka played Italian Fabio Fognini , who is seeded 28th.

Author: 0 Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

After winning his ninth Roland Garros and 14th major in 2014, Nadal's best performance at the Slams was two quarterfinals spots. Six-time champion Federer - victor of the Australian Open, BNP Paribas Open and Miami Open titles - is next in line to qualify for the Nitto ATP Finals and returns to action this week on grass at the MercedesCup in Stuttgart.

Sport Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open
Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open

Nadal will face the Netherlands' Robin Haase in Wednesday's second round tie. Back on the court where he completed his career Grand Slam , Novak Djokovic showed no sign of the crisis of confidence that has affected his game since winning the French Open past year.

Sport Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job
Author: 0 Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

However, it dropped invitingly to Kane who lifted his effort towards the goal from 35 yards only for Tierney to head clear close to his own goalline. "Then, most importantly for me, heading into injury-time 2-1 down, I don't see anyone sink to their knees, I don't see anyone hit the floor". "On our day we can match anybody".

Sport Stuart Hogg ruled out of Lions tour through injury
Author: 0 Stuart Hogg ruled out of Lions tour through injury

After conceding few penalties against the Crusaders, they gave up 13 against the Highlanders including four in succession during the second half. Elliot Daly attempted to return fire but his long-range penalty effort fell just short, before centre Jonathan Joseph's knock-on after the siren dashed hopes of a last-gasp comeback.

Author: 0 Tharanga suspended for two ODIs for over-rate offence

Dickwella eventually fell with Sri Lanka on 69, but Tharanga was still going strong and soon posted his half century. In an otherwise tiresome chase from Sri Lanka , it was the skipper Tharanga, who showed great resilience to make sure that he can allow and steer Sri Lanka home.

Author: 0 Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Others React to Golden State Warriors Victory

The 129-120 victory marks Golden State's second National Basketball Association title in three years, having clinched the series 4-1. "We learned from everything we've been through", Curry said . Warriors point guard Stephen Curry said the experience of losing last year's Finals served them well this season. The Warriors won the title in 2015 before the Cavaliers made their historic comeback past year.

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather Jr. confirms 'Undefeated Africa Tour ' postponement

UFC President Dana White reiterated last week that he is running negotiations with Mayweather's camp, contradicting a Los Angeles Times report that said UFC's ownership group, WME/IMG, was responsible for the ongoing talks. But Mayweather has never fought in that arena and might feel more comfortable at the MGM's Grand Garden Arena. As for Mayweather, he turned 40 years old earlier this year and hasn't stepped between the ropes since 2015 when he retired from the sport of boxing.

Sport Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins
Author: 0 Bonino missing third straight game for Penguins

But Subban still finished atop the possession leaderboard for the Predators. Goal - Nashville: Rinne (L, 14-7-0), Saros (15 shots, 12 saves ). And the victor of game five will sit in a glorious position in what has now been reduced to a best-of-three series for Lord Stanley's Cup .

Author: 0 Relentless Nadal moves closer to semi-final collision with Djokovic

Nine-time Roland Garros victor Nadal, who turned 31 on Saturday, equals the mark for last-eight appearances at the tournament held by Roger Federer . Djokovic now meets No. 6 Dominic Thiem , a 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 victor over Horacio Zeballos. If Carreno Busta does not rise to the occasion, he could be blown away by the greatest clay player of all time .

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins French open for a record tenth time

It marked a stirring return to the top for Nadal at the site he loves the most: He is 79-2 at the French Open , 102-2 in all best-of-five-set matches on clay. "But everything needs to be in place if he want to take home a couple of French Open titles". In terms of the French Open , Nadal narrowly failed to match Bjorn Borg's astonishing 1978 tournament, during which the Swede lost just 32 games - Nadal's total of 35 included a quarter-final that lasted only 10 games as opponent Pablo ...

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

Durant walked away with the NBA Finals MVP award by averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 boards and 5.4 assists per game. The Warriors have clearly established themselves as the best team in basketball, with two titles in three years, 140 regular season wins over the past two seasons, and a spectacular 16-1 run through the playoffs.

Sport Lions beaten at the death in Dunedin
Author: 0 Lions beaten at the death in Dunedin

Gatland said that the penalty count was decisive following the loss, which was the Lions' second in four games of the tour, and added that his side must cut out fundamental errors. But he said he was disappointed to see Hogg leave. On the side's indiscipline, he told Sky Sports: "There was a string of four penalties in that second half when we were in decent territory, but we gave away four penalties in a row".

Sport Hoosiers in a battle of wits at 90th National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 Hoosiers in a battle of wits at 90th National Spelling Bee

Her first word at the event being held in Washington D.C. was wambenger - a widely distributed Australian pouched mouse. Gabrielle correctly spelled the word "fauve" in the second round, according the organization's website. Spelling is important for all students because it helps get good scores on college entrance exams, helps in learning foreign languages and expands vocabularies, he said.

Author: 0 MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

We're champions. And we're celebrating on our home court". The two embraced in 2012 and Durant, the 2017 NBA Finals MVP in his first season with the Warriors, found James to give him a hug and congratulate him on a great series. "We were really good tonight". KD figured out what he wanted, and he was going to employ any means necessary to get there, abiding by the motto attached to his Twitter bio: " I'm me, I do me, and I chill ".

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