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Warriors enter next season as biggest favourite in sports history, per oddsmaker

An all-time performance from LeBron James was barely enough to put a dent in the Dubs' 16-1 postseason record. This time Kevin Durant prevented any possibilities of Cleveland bouncing back. This time everything was ideal for KD. "I feel like we've grown from that". "We came together, we continued to believe in each other, sacrificed, and we're champs now", he said . Read More »

Warren Gatland launches defence of his coaching technique amid criticism of 'Warrenball'

Ken Owens has been selected to captain the British and Irish Lions in their second tour outing against Super Rugby outfit the Blues at Eden Park on Wednesday (7 June). "That's a great sort of first hit-out for us ... we've got a lot of footage to work on". Clearly agitated, Gatland made his most telling comments of the tour thus far, promising the Lions would embrace attacking endeavour. Read More »

Obama calls Sen. Jeff Flake after Alexandria shooting

Local media has identified the shooting suspect as James Hodgkinson of IL. One witness said she never saw the attacker's face but cowered in fear as the sound of the gunshots appeared to come closer, as she walked her dogs near the baseball field. Read More »

A bittersweet ending with Penguins for Marc-Andre Fleury

For the second year in a row, the Penguins rode through the streets of downtown Pittsburgh and waved to thousands and thousands of fans who came out to celebrate the Stanley Cup winners . Murray replaced Fleury in the first period of Game 3 against the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference Final and held the starting role for the remainder of the playoffs. Read More »

Trump's Lawyer to File Complaint Against Comey Over Leaks

Meanwhile, the Senate investigation into collusion with Russian Federation or obstruction of justice is extending to a Trump Cabinet member. In the congressional hearing, Mr Comey testified that Mr Trump told him on January 26 that he expected loyalty from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and the next month urged him to drop the probe into Mr Flynn, the president's former security adviser. Read More »

Kevin Durant joins Michael Jordan in NBA Finals record

In all five games, GSW forward was demolishing the Cavs averaging 35.2 points per game, 8.4 rebounds , 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks. Not to mention he got a quick jab at his critics with a well-timed Nike commercial shorty after the confetti fell in Oracle Arena. Read More »

West try consigns Lions to first loss of NZ tour

Centre Ryan Crotty, who will not play against the Lions for the Crusaders , is said to be "touch and go" as he recovers from rib cartilage damage. "You've just got to stay alive, and we've talked about (that) the whole time". Despite this week's loss, Farrell said the Lions were improving but admitted the tourists needed to chalk up some wins before the first Test on June 24. Read More »

Martin Truex Jr. starting from rear in Pocono 400 after engine change

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The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series now moves on to MI for the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday, June 18. "Let me put it to you this way: I don't remember the last time I had a win and didn't have to worry about getting in on points", Newman said about his path to NASCAR's 10-race playoff in 2014 and 2015. Read More »

Remember the professor who said Republicans should be executed?

Scalise is out of his first surgery, according to a Scalise aide. An early morning baseball game practice turned bloody Wednesday, when a gunman opened fire at a park outside Washington DC. "The other patient is in good condition". "I think it would have been a really gruesome day, so having the Capitol Police there really saved lives today; I think there's no question about that". Read More »

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is fantastic, says Kevin Durant

The third time around, there was no doubt. The Golden State Warriors celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , California. Immediately following the conclusion of Game 5, Nike debuted their "Debate This" ad starring Kevin Durant and all of his haters. And the team's coaching staff is equally formidable. Read More »

Warriors fans celebrate NBA title with rowdy street party

The same folks who predicted the championship was over and parity was dead when Durant opted to leave Oklahoma City and join the 73-win Warriors team shrugged and scoffed at a championship ring tainted by his choice of if you can't beat them, join them. Read More »

Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins mark. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. " A lot of guys cried because they wanted it bad", Lue reported of the postgame scene in the Cleveland locker room. Read More »

England storm into semis of Champions Trophy

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Mark Wood needed four attempts to bowl one ball, twice losing his run and then in his delivery stride when the bails blew off for the umpteenth time . New Zealand: Kane Williamson (captain), Corey Anderson , Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, James Neesham, Jeetan Patel, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner , Tim Southee, Ross Taylor . Read More »

Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

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He was vilified in 2010 when he left the Cavaliers to join the Miami Heat where he won two National Basketball Association titles before returning to Cleveland four years later and delivering the city their first National Basketball Association championship in 2016. Read More »

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

The Warriors started the game lackluster and trailed at the end of the first quarter. Durant didn't really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. Durant seemed unguardable in these series. and that says a lot about LeBron's defensive performance in these finals. "I left everything I had out on the floor every single game for five games in this Finals, and you come up short". Read More »

The original Xbox controller is back for Xbox One and PC

The developers have done a special version of the game that runs in 4K resolution . Games play better on Xbox One X . The world's most powerful console begins rolling out to all Xbox One markets starting on November 7. The Xbox One X is going head-to-head with the PS4 Pro, and so far, the PS4 line has outsold the Xbox One 2:1 in the United Kingdom and 3:1 in Europe - so the One X is hoping to level both of those territories out. Read More »

Golden State Warriors are NBA Champs!

But we did it". As the celebrating continues, news broke today that the National Basketball Association champions have unanimously chose to skip the White House visit, a tradition winning teams of America's major sports leagues have been doing for decades. Read More »

Our mindset will not differ in the semi final: Virat Kohli

Yuvraj Singh will make his 300th ODI appearance for India if he plays in the semi-final and the skipper lauded the impact he has had on Indian cricket. "We are better than anybody else (when he was asked to compare his bowling attack with India )". Now India return to Edgbaston where they launched their title-defence with a 124-run thrashing of arch-rivals Pakistan . Read More »

France-Angleterre : les compos des deux équipes

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Pour un drôle de match , décidément. Ce trio Dembélé-Mbappé-Lemar remplace postes pour postes la ligne Sissoko-Griezmann-Payet qui avait déçu en Suède vendredi, où les Bleus s'étaient inclinés 2-1 et avaient ainsi perdu la tête de leur groupe de qualifications au Mondial-2018. Read More »

Yankees Setting Historic Pace for Home Runs in 2017

With the 14-3 win against Baltimore on Sunday they outscored the Orioles 38-8 in a 3 game sweep. We came into this series, I think 5-4 on the year on them, and obviously that changed. "Especially since last season I got myself in a hole". Mark Trumbo led off the inning with a walk, ending the ideal game bid, and Trey Mancini hit a one out single to break up that no-no. Read More »

India's Virat Kohli will take nothing for granted against Bangladesh

India beat Bangladesh by 109 runs in their last meeting at a global 50-over tournament - a quarterfinal match at the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Melbourne - but lost 2-1 in a bilateral series played in Dhaka later that year. 'We will use whatever momentum we've gained in this tournament to execute what we want to. "We are not going to go with what past results have done going into a big game like this". Read More »

Lions must cut out fundamental errors - Gatland

Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman claimed the tries for a Highlanders side missing nine regular starters, including All Blacks Aaron and Ben Smith. He made a stunning break on 34 minutes as he took Biggar's pass in his own half before storming through the Highlanders defence. The Lions led 22-13 in the second half before conceding 10 unanswered points to lose for the second time on tour. Read More »

Lonzo Ball pokes fun at his father in new commercial

Just as Lydon walked off the floor, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka remarked to a reporter how much he liked his workout . Perhaps the most sought-after cards will bear the sayings, " Lonzo better than Steph Curry!" and "Stick to the donuts, Chuck!" a shot at NBA Hall of Famer and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley , who has ripped Ball in the past. Read More »

French Open women's quarterfinals get started

And Bacsinszky was the one who wrestled control again, breaking for a 6-4 lead. Bacsinszky, meanwhile, can now look forward to a second French Open semi-final in three years. The streak stretches back to Wimbledon 2013, when Kirsten Flipkens made the semifinals before losing to Marion Bartoli. Look at the backhand victor. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins Vs. Nashville Predators Game 5

The Penguins now lead the best-of-seven Stanley Cup final series 3-2 and are within one victory of defending the title they won a year ago. First-period barrage: The Penguins jumped on the Predators from the start with forecheck pressure and two quick goals ( Justin Schultz and Bryan Rust ). Read More »

Durant shines as Warriors win title

For Durant , this is a vindication to his decision to sign with the Warriors squad last summer, a controversial move he was criticized for. The Cavaliers shot 53.4 percent from the field and 45.8 percent on 3-pointers, but were outrebounded 42-40 and outscored 23-15 at the free-throw line. Read More »

Warriors Win 2017 NBA Championship

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It's kind of insane to think about the conversations we had this summer and going into the year about how we can both mesh and do what we do and be the players that we are. "We did it together", said Durant , a first-time champion . But assembling great players has never been a guarantee of instant success as too many star players can sometimes create issues with how the ball should get distributed. Read More »

Cavaliers return to Cleveland after NBA Finals

The Warriors won 73 regular-season games and were up 3-1 in the NBA Finals the year before he arrived. Durant, an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in these Finals. Read More »

Congressmen at baseball shooting credit 'heroic behavior' Capitol Hill police

President Trump said during a press conference Wednesday morning that Hodgkinson died of his injuries. "One of our security detail was shooting back, but it was our pistol versus the shooter's rifle", Brooks said. "I just didn't want her to wake up and learn the news", Mr Flake said. Brooks said that Scalise, 51, was down on the ground with what Brooks described as "a hip wound". Read More »

Dead, 18 Critical After Fire Engulfs London Tower Block

In a blog on November 20, the activist group predicted that only "a catastrophic event" leading to "serious loss of life" would bring the outside scrutiny needed to make conditions safe for residents. The local council of Kensington and Chelsea, which owns the block, said its focus was on supporting the rescue and relief operation. "By the time that we got downstairs, the fire had gone all the way up and it was just about reaching our windows on the 17th floor". Read More »

Tributes to Manchester and London terror attack victims at France v England

Djibril Sidibe scored an nearly identical close-range goal on 43 minutes, and Kane added his second from the spot (48) as Raphael Varane saw red for a last-man foul on Dele Alli . "But clearly even with video not every decision will be 100 (per cent) - you won't get every single decision right". "The best way to manage the game is to keep possession of the ball, make the opposition run, make sure we would be able to press because we've got a man extra". Read More »

Conte doesn't want me at Chelsea: Costa

One possible solution that has been mooted in the Spanish press is for Atletico to buy Costa this summer and then loan him to the Chinese Super League until they can incorporate new signings in January 2018. "Thanks to God I'm not lacking teams (to join)". A return to Atletico Madrid has been Costa's dream move for quite a while. He was reportedly the subject of a huge bid in January which left him unsettled and temporarily dropped from the Chelsea starting XI. Read More »