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Warriors fans celebrate, with expectations of more to come

The acquisition of Lou Williams in February will give them confidence going into his first full season as a Rocket, and if Harden enjoys a similarly dominant campaign, then the addition of another scorer will boost their prospects of stunning the Warriors . Read More »

Champions Trophy final: Pakistan has nothing to lose, says Azhar Mahmood

Asked what he has learned from leading his country in an ICC tournament for the first time, Kohli said: "The biggest thing is to stay off social media". "I am sure Team India will win". While there are a few cricketers who have constantly featured in both the Champions Trophy and the 50 over world cup, there are some others who have played in only one of the two. Read More »

US Open: How the Irish have fared on Day 2

The Japanese star birdied six of his first eight holes Friday, finishing round two at five under for the tournament. "So, it should be a fun weekend". Matsuyama birdied six of his first eight holes on Friday, shot 30 on his opening and flirted, albeit briefly, with shooting golf's magical 63 in a major, eventually settling for a 65 in Round 2 of the U.S. Read More »

Camaraderie at Golden State Warriors is incredible, says Kevin Durant

They completed the greatest playoff run to a championship in the 71 years of the NBA Finals . He was unanimously selected the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP . While the whole world is talking about the ring and the Warriors second title, we will mention the person who is responsible for it. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant said. Read More »

Manchester United increase Morata offer

A proposal of €70m from Old Trafford "does not satisfy" Real Madrid , according to Sport , so Conte has nudged Roman Abramovich to try and get both players. Despite starting less, Morata was Real Madrid's second-highest goal scorer only behind Cristiano Ronaldo . The Blancos striker's future has looked uncertain over the last couple of months and his time in the Spanish capital looks set to end, with United the overwhelming favourites to secure his signature. Read More »

Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade

Though the Warriors have not yet released a statement as to why they are refusing the trip, players have publicly criticized President Trump for many of his policies. But Durant was quick to congratulate last year's champions. "Going through this year was so much fun. But probably more to come on that". "I couldn't quit, and there were times I wanted to quit, and I often said the sacrifice for me was not dying, that's what I sacrificed for my kids, not checking out on them", ... Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: Wahab Riaz Ruled Out of the Tournament

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Vetran Yuvraj Singh who gave the final thurst to the Indian innings was adjudged Man of the Match . "I feel that our batsmen are short on the skills side and freeze under pressure". Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed felt his side lost the plot in the last overs of the Indian innings. And when it is India vs Pakistan , people across the country unite to pray for India's win against Pakistan . Read More »

India vs Pakistan Final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

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Even then, India played Pakistan in their first league game and managed to beat the arch-rivals. What's the reason behind it, Kohli replied, "We play every match with an intent to win, we don't believe in statistics, records, and previous matches". Read More »

Zach Johnson making an early move at Erin Hills

Open that are familiar only to hard-core golf fans. Koepka had the lead until he turned a birdie chance into a bogey on the par-5 first hole after making the turn. Of the four, Fleetwood - who was ranked 188th in the world rankings as recently as last August, but now up to 32nd - is the only one never to have won in the United States. Read More »

I couldn't have shot any higher - Johnson after missing US Open cut

After weeks of pouring his heart and soul into qualifying for the first U.S. Open played in Wisconsin , Madison's Steve Stricker was right where he wanted to be after the tournament's second round. He hit three straight bogeys that dropped his score to six under par. Not everyone can take advantage. "Showed up for the last six holes, anyway, " he said. Read More »

Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Residents of Oakland, which lost one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas, are still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a fatal warehouse fire. After those three agree to terms, then the Warriors will make the deal with Curry official. "Obviously, as a team, we're going to have a conversation", Curry continued. Read More »

Don't think we need to change anything for final: Kohli

We still remember Sourav Ganguly, who put up a gritty 50 in the face of a fierce Pakistani bowling attack, returned to the ground after getting knocked out by a Shoaib Akhtar bouncer. But we've closed the chapter on that. "This is gone. If we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament". In these days of science, rocket science and logic, coincidences can just be that -coincidences. Read More »

NBA Finals On ABC: Most-Watched Since 1998

Kevin Durant traded in his Oklahoma City Thunder jersey for a Golden State Warriors uniform which unsettled a few pundits, namely Stephen A. Smith. "With another championship", Wanda Durant said with a laugh. " You have to tip your hat to Cleveland", he added. The Cavaliers would push and hustle and trust LeBron to deliver them. Read More »

Rs 2000 crore bet on India-Pak title clash

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India's remarkable consistency will be up against Pakistan's legendary volatility when the rivals clash in what is expected to be an exciting finale to the Champions Trophy in London . "We played some really good cricket, but we're not going to take anything for granted for sure". Arthur is confident that, with key seamer Mohammad Amir fit to come straight back into the team after the back spasm which ruled him out on Wednesday, Pakistan can consign their Birmingham misadventure to ... Read More »

Clinical England sail through to semis

England , after defeating Bangladesh in their opening match, gave a clinical performance against the Blackcaps and registered a 87-run win at Cardiff . The whole team was bowled out for 223 runs in 44.3 overs and Australia emerged victorious with 33 balls to spare. Joe Root proved the usual rock for England , hitting 64 off 65, with four fours and two sixes, but went after chopping the ball back onto his wicket against Anderson. Read More »

Steve Kerr reaffirms desire to coach Warriors 'for a long time'

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Not only would the trade give Cleveland a much better chance of beating Golden State, it would allow IN to remain relevant without George, who is widely rumored to be leaving IN free agency at the end of next season. " First of all, if everybody wanted Steph, he would have been the No. 1 pick", Durant said, according to ESPN . "Going through this year was so much fun. Read More »

Leishman in touch in US Open second round

I made a few errant shots. "And I just unfortunately didn't execute". That's not a coincidence. Other notable players failing to make the cut included British Open champion Henrik Stenson (147), former Masters winners Charl Schwartzel (147) of South Africa and Australian Adam Scott (147) and double Masters victor Bubba Watson (148). Read More »

Gatland delighted with build-up to the test series

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Still, the win and its inherent solidity will have provided some boon to Lions head coach Warren Gatland . With over a quarter of the game to go with the returning Kerr-Barlow back on the field, the wave of confidence grew, as the Maori attack fizzled out. Read More »

Stephen Curry's 2nd NBA championship puts him in rare company

The Warriors won 129-120 to. Even though this particular Finals didn't go the way LeBron James probably hoped it would, it only solidified The King's status as one of the game's all-time greats. "I wanted him to hear me say it", Wanda Durant shared. It's easier said than done, obviously, but that's the goal. "That's the culture that we built and it's an incredible thing to see". Read More »

Late goal gives Stanley Cup to Penguins

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When GM Jim Rutherford replaced Ray Shero in the summer of 2014, he raised eyebrows when he said he only planned to be in the job a couple of years. The 40-year-old forward has skated in 1,366 career contests and 123 playoff matches. The Penguins are right up against the salary cap annually but they also don't overpay their stars. Read More »

Cherchesov wants new period of Russian Federation success

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Petersburg Saturday. Smolov's goal was rightly ruled offside before Russian Federation took the lead in the Group A clash on 31 minutes. Fans attending the 2017 Confed Cup have to register their details to receive an ID badge they must wear to be allowed into the stadiums . Read More »

Wounded Pakistan look to overcome India for final glory

In an exclusive chat with India Today , Sourav Ganguly, when asked about the same called it "stupid" and 'ridiculous.' "Somebody who has played the game for his country and captained it should appreciate the way they have come to the final", the former Indian opener said. Read More »

Statistics do not lie - Cristiano Ronaldo

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Zidane's Real beat Juventus 4-1 for a second straight Champions League crown in Cardiff on Saturday night after last year's penalty shootout win over Atletico Madrid . It's another record for us and the players deserve it and so do I because I scored twice and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League . "( Madrid ) showed their class and the attitude needed to play in this kind of game", Buffon said after losing a third final. Read More »

Coli bacteria found in drinking water at US Open

Casey chopped his way to a triple bogey, only to respond with five straight birdies that carried him to a 1-under 71 and make him the first to post at 7-under 137. "I lost a bit of skin out there", Casey said of the triple bogey. "I prefer a golf course where we can make some birdies, for sure", Casey added after a record-setting first round that featured 44 scores under par, shattering the previous record 39. Read More »

Four-way tie for lead, top-3 MC at US Open

Discussing his woes at the long 14th, Casey added: "It was all my own fault, but a good display of what can happen if you get out of position on this golf course, which is what I did". Alas, due to his struggles on Thursday when he shot 78, McIlroy finished at 5 over and suffered the same fate as Day . Johnson was hitting it so well that he appeared to be safe even when he was on the cut line. Read More »

Warriors Troll The Cavs With "Quickie" Shirts

Anyone hoping to reach the Warriors parade and events at Lake Merritt in Oakland is asked to take public transportation to Jack London Square Stateion in Oakland and walk 15 minutes to the parade. "Thank you for the support". That all spells trouble for the rest of the league , who saw the Warriors capture a title in 2015, win a record-setting 73 games the next regular season before Durant moved to the Bay Area and the team became a juggernaut. Read More »

An early US Open departure for Day and McIlroy

Open", he said. Jason Day also tangled with fierce fescue and had two triple bogeys in his round of 79. Brian Stuard of Jackson shot a 9-over 81, the worst round of his pro career. McIlroy joked earlier in the week that anyone who couldn't hit such wide fairways "might as well pack your bags and go home ". "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an eight on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", Casey said. Read More »

Rickie relaxed over blistering Open start

Another warm, dry day is drying out the course during the second round of the U.S. Open, and the players are noticing a difference. While Fowler got off to a soaring start, Dustin Johnson , the No. Open. He was 100 feet away for birdie on No. 6 and burned the edge of the cup on that one, except that it ran by some 7 feet and he three-putted for bogey. Read More »

New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

The New Zealand side meet Bangladesh in Cardiff on Friday night (NZ time) in their final pool match of the one-day cricket global competition, with England and Australia facing off in the pool's other fixture. "They got a lot out of the surface". We can look to bat well on a quality wicket. Whether it's with Ronchi or Tom Latham - still working his way back from a foot injury - makes little difference to Guptill's approach, which he said had become a little more aggressive since ... Read More »

Out-of-sorts McIlroy on course to miss out after opening 78

Shockingly enough, the answer was yes. Casey finished his wild day with six straight pars for a 1-under 71 to set the target Friday. Fowler will be among the later starters along with defending champion Dustin Johnson , who opened defence of his crown with shaky three-over 75 and will need to mount a charge to make the cut. Read More »

Une finale dames très ouverte — Roland-Garros

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Face à elle, Simona Halep se contente principalement de défendre en abusant des balles longues aux trajectoires arrondies. "J'ai dû choisir entre le tennis et la danse, se souvient elle". Quand Timea Bacsinszky se livre sans la moindre retenue dans le micro, au point de désespérer le responsable de la WTA qui a un timing à respecter, Jelena Ostapenko frustre les journalistes qui aimeraient en savoir plus sur elle. Read More »

Fowler leads US Open after one round

He relishes a potential weekend dogfight, especially with so many major champions out of contention (i.e. Day, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy , who all missed the cut). Open". How much prize money will the 2017 US Open victor earn? I think it's easy to lose track, it's very easy to take off on your own path and, before you know it, you're too far down there and it's a long way back. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads after unusual Round 1 at US Open

The top two ranked players in the world, defending champion Dustin Johnson and 2011 US Open victor Rory McIlroy , also failed to make the cut. Tournament guests at the fan central portion of Erin Hills shared their thoughts on round two of the championship. Read More »