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Blimp goes down at US Open

Paul Casey made this pitch-in eagle at the par-5 1st. The Englishman is ranked 14th in the world. Since his early days on the PGA Tour, the orange-tinted frenzy around Fowler continued to peak until, well, it expired. Open Thursday morning, authorities said. Justin Maynard , a representative of the blimp company AirSign , told The Two-Way that the pilot had been transported to the hospital. Read More »

Champion Golden State Warriors To Opt Out Of White House Visit

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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. "Like I've said from Day 1, when I was first asked about free agency, this is a ideal place to play", he told Kawakami in January. It would have been pretty awkward if they'd gone; indeed, there's a chance they wouldn't have even been invited . Read More »

LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

Irving added 26 points and six assists. An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and was expected to be the antidote for a post-season that had little in the way of drama. Read More »

Warriors say they haven't decided on White House visit

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They beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in game five of the finals, winning the series four to one. Will the Golden State Warriors visit the White House? The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 NBA Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game 4 of the best-of-seven championship. Read More »

Warriors: No decision made on potential visit to White House

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Kevin Durant celebrates after being named Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player on June 12, 2017. "For me personally, I left everything on the floor every game, all five games". Andre Iguodala led the Warriors bench with 20 points. Yet Warriors coach Steve Kerr has been shy about using it. Even more telling, the unit was on pace to outscore the Cavs by 18 points over 100 possessions. Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade plans announced

LeBron James said he had never been a part of a "super team" and we all laughed. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback a year ago. And we are going to move forward with that when we have a chance to". If you're a Warriors fan celebrating today, your team's immediate future should add to today's excitement. Read More »

Hayne holds no fear for Queensland centre O'Neill

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Nationwide, viewership spiked at 4.423 million viewers, compared to a peak of 4.046 million on Wednesday night. "First time at Suncorp was an fantastic feeling", star NSW fullback James Tedesco said. "I'll be disappointed if we got carried away with one game". All the Blues big men generated second phase for which the Maroons had no answer. The "Tosser" Turner Medal is one of Queensland's most prestigious awards. Read More »

LeBron James 'Not Happy at All' for Kevin Durant

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That followed them squandering a 3-1 lead against Cleveland Cavaliers to lose last season's finals. Silver is right - other franchises will attempt to compete with the Warriors . "So like I said , having - getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". "If KD was the consolation prize to lose, thanks for that loss, and we're champs this year". Read More »

India beats Bangladesh to meet Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

After three successive boundaries off a Bhuvneshwar over, Rahim was more keen on rotating the strike. Rahim and Tamim, from the B'desh winning clash of 2007 restructured their innings. Mushfiqur was proving more adept at manoeuvring the ball into the gaps as he too recorded a half-century, and it seemed Kohli was clutching at straws when he turned to Jadhav at the midway point. Read More »

Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

Durant efficiently powered the Warriors to their second title in three years as they beat the Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5. "Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was but until you break through and win that first championship there's always still something there and I'm just so happy Kevin has broken through and there's more to come from him". Read More »

Pakistan dismisses misfiring England for 211 in semifinals

Talking to The Nation, Sarfraz said: "The way the team is playing like one unit and the bowlers are doing marvellous job, I can easily say, if they carry on the momentum and play with same passion and positive frame of mind in the final, no one can stop them from winning the Champions Trophy ". Read More »

How US Open win was the making of Dustin Johnson

Since then, he's been the best player in the world. Surprise prediction: Jon Rahm misses the cut. Should bettors be alarmed with Johnson here? I asked him 'who taught you how to think?' He thinks his college coach helped him as much as anyone, but he failed, a lot. Read More »

Champions Trophy: India need 265 runs to reach finals

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Despite a slow start, Iqbal got into his groove as he notched up his fifty after a cagey lob over third man. Tamim back on track, then smashed three successive boundaries off Ravichandran Ashwin in the 22nd over. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza said his team would learn from the experience. "Too happy to see Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma scoring runs, and ofcourse, I was so happy to see Yuvraj Singh batting out there and the way he hit those shots it's just awesome to see". Read More »

Dodgers' Puig makes obscene gesture at Cleveland fans

Rosario, who entered with five homers on the season, launched a trio of home runs from the ninth spot in the order and had a game-high five RBIs. "My fastball was pretty erratic, and I was falling behind hitters". Dickey. The Astros (44-22) still have the best record in baseball, but it will be the Rangers (32-32) going for a three-game sweep on Wednesday. "He gets what this is all about", Kershaw said of Bellinger. Read More »

Highlanders snatch narrow win over Britsih and Irish Lions

The match-winning penalty kicked by Banks came off a giant Highlanders shove in the closing minutes, providing McLeod with his most satisfying moment of the contest. When Sopoage attempted a cross-field kick that landed on their own 10m line, a charging Seymour caught the ball and went the distance to score, though Biggar missed the conversion. Read More »

US House majority whip shot at congressional baseball practice

Hours later, police named 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois as the suspect in the shooting. President Trump announced Hodgkinson died from his injuries. Law enforcement officials told NBC News there was no immediate indication the gunman had ties to worldwide terrorism. He dropped to the ground and recorded the horrific scene. Read More »

Reality check for Southgate as new stars inspire France

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Heaton stopped Dembele's brilliant shot, but failed to finish another save on right back Djibril Sidibe's shot on the rebound. Harry Kane's brace went in vain as France brushed aside Raphael Varane's video-assisted red card to claim a 3-2 victory over England in a high-octane friendly in Paris . Read More »

LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'

Just so you know, James is now 3-5 all-time in the NBA Finals following last night's defeat - not exactly dominant, but not too bad either. There was more than a touch of pay-back Monday night. James turned to the officials, saying he had been fouled. What's next for the Cavs heading into the draft and the 2017-2018 season? But in the end, James fell short. Read More »

Trump visits DC hospital treating critically injured Rep. Steve Scalise

Now out of surgery, he remains in critical condition , according to MedStar Washington , the hospital where he and another shooting victim were taken. "We do it for charity", Barton said. Also Read: Hollywood Reacts to Virginia Shooting: 'Please Congress, What Will It Take for You to Act?' Lawmaker Jeff Duncan said he was leaving the practice when he was approached by a man he later learned was the shooter, who asked if the team was Republican or Democrat before heading toward the ... Read More »

Guessing over as US Open tees off

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Johnson took last week to get ready for the Open and missed the cut in his previous outing, but he was 13th or better three tournaments in a row since returning from the infamous back injury that kept him from playing in the Masters . Johnson concedes he's lost some momentum since his fall. And having previously said he had not heard much positive feedback about Erin Hills , the Olympic champion was pleasantly surprised by what he discovered on a scouting mission last week. Read More »

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

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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 »