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Can the Warriors go 16-0?

Cleveland even lost Game 2 of the 2016 finals by 33 points, a bigger margin than Sunday night's defeat. He attended the pregame news conference Sunday and said he had not yet told his players that he would be back coaching, though said they knew in recent days that he was improving. Read More »

Pat for Tahir and Amla

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Amla was batting slow may be because of the pitch and so was F du Plessis as South Africa run rate at the end of 15th over was just 3.66. But Faf du Plessis (75 off 70) batted beautifully and positively influenced Amla as they added 145 for the second wicket. Read More »

Golden State Warriors are living up to 'super team' label

Only LeBron James can show in Game 3 whether he is resigned to the Cavaliers' fate in the Finals or looking to change it for the second straight year. Yes, they were able to play with them for stretches of the games and when Golden State kicked the ball all over the Oracle Arena in the first half of Game 2, the Cavaliers were able to stay close and harbour hopes of an upset win. Read More »

Role players are the Game 3 key

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Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant playing together for the Golden State Warriors is like two Bollywood superstars acting in one movie. "With KD, you just see kind of the supernatural", said teammate Andre Iguodala. Smith and most importantly Kyrie Irving . After all, Cleveland had its worst 3-point shooting game of the playoffs in Game 2, going 8-of-29 from the field. Read More »

Summerhays grabs Memorial lead as Dufner falters

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Dufner was 13-under and in the rough after his tee shot at No. 18. It didn't come easy. Jordan Spieth knows the feeling. (They share a trainer.) They hung out, talked golf, and otherwise unwound after the various stresses of tournament golf. Read More »

LeBron James Gets Snippy With Reporter Over Dumb NBA Finals Question

With how the Warriors shot on Sunday, they could have had 150 easy with a more careful attack, especially from Stephen Curry (eight turnovers). We try to do it all year. The Warriors followed with a 16-4 run that included 3-pointers from Curry and Thompson, a three-point play from Durant in transition and four points from Shaun Livingston. Read More »

Playing Smart To Avoid Warriors Spurts — Cavaliers Focus

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And when he did free himself to get shots up Sunday, many times he left his attempts short - a telling sign of exhausted legs, surely overworked from the frantic defensive activity the Warriors were making him commit to. "They won their first two games like they're supposed to". They've won their first 14 games and, and lead the Cavaliers 2-0 in the NBA Finals . But I feel the last four or five years I've definitely continued to get better and better, and smarter. Read More »

The Finals Are Too Fast, Too Furious for the Cavs

The Warriors know how bad it can be because a year ago they were in precisely the same place, up 2-0 and on the road, and were blown out in Game 3. Game 3 has always been tricky for Golden State. Yet he's a minus-33. Once he got serious, Curry was all praise for his co-Warriors star. Mike Wise of The Undefeated reported Sunday night that the Cavs' locker room had a "strong reefer aroma" after Game 2 of the Finals, which Cleveland lost 132-113. Read More »

Halep reaches semifinals of French Open

Open in 2005, according to The Telegraph's Simon Briggs . It was only the ninth time he had lost a set to love in his career, and the first at a Grand Slam since he played Gael Monfils at the US Open 12 years ago. "But still, knowing that I have beaten him a couple of times on clay [and] here previous year gives me that confidence, and hopefully I'll be able to do the same". Read More »

Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links

Ronaldo is the hot favourite to win the annual award for the best player in the world for a fifth time that would see him equal Barcelona rival Lionel Messi's record. Zinedine Zidane's charges thrashed Juventus 4-1 in the Champions League final on Saturday to become the first team to successfully defend the title. Read More »

On eve of election, May tries to put focus back on Brexit

A sign points towards a polling station in Westminster the day before a general election , in central London , Britain June 7, 2017. " A hung parliament would in more normal circumstances be viewed as quite a negative for sterling", analyst Paul Meggyesi said in a note distributed to media on Tuesday and sent to clients at the end of last week. Read More »

James says Warriors different in 2017

To this point, chapter three of Cleveland vs. "Ron is interesting. He's always had good defensive teams". Tune to Channel 9 at 9 p.m.to see. "So they won two games; now we got to go home and regroup". They don't have 132 in them, which is why Cavs' country should be praying all of the talk about keeping up the pace is just that-talk. The series shifts to Cleveland , where Golden State had a similar situation a year ago. Read More »

England thrash New Zealand to surge into semis

Eoin Morgan insists it was England's "brilliant bowlers" who carried them through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals as Group A table-toppers. Ball had set the tempo by clean bowling Luke Ronchi in the first over, while Mark Wood's clever cross-seam delivery saw off New Zealand captain Kane Williamson when on 87 and with the Black Caps looking increasingly threatening. Read More »

Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV Coming Soon

Amazon sells the main version of the Echo for $180 and Google sells its Home speaker for $130. Apple is touting the fact that the HomePod is packed with drivers, delivering superior audio to the Amazon Echo and competitors like Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) Google Home . Read More »

Top 5 Plays From Game 2 of the NBA Finals

We're hungry". "But having him back on the bench means a lot". "We can do better job of getting him going early". The best-of-seven series now shifts to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 Wednesday. " He's such a good coach and a good person", Kerr said. "That's why he prepared the staff the way he did in his absence, and he came back and we just wanted to keep the ball rolling". Read More »

Djokovic makes winning French Open start on Agassi's watch

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Djokovic will now face either compatriot Janko Tipsarevic or Portugal's Joao Sousa in the second round. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic , the two favourites to win this year's Roland Garros , breezed past their first-round opponents Monday to advance in the 2017 French Open . Read More »

Keselowski could 'throw up' over reax to Busch

Johnson again made an impact Sunday at his favorite track - and he worked hard to take this checkered flag. He loved Yarborough's fearlessness and the way the Hall of Fame driver reminded Johnson of his grandfather. Fans are still making up their mind about NASCAR's new stage racing, but someone whose life is much better for it is Martin Truex Jr . Eventual victor Jimmie Johnson stayed on the track hoping for a caution and got one on Lap 330 when Regan Smith's Ford slammed into ... Read More »

Biggest deciding factors for Game 3 of Cavs vs. Warriors

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The Cavaliers have been stuck in a bad loop in this series: Their offense has been at its best in transition - particularly LeBron , who remains unstoppable in the open court. But just how good are the 2016-17 Warriors from a historical perspective? Maybe Thompson needs to bring more energy, or maybe he's not equipped to deal with the blistering pace of these Finals. Read More »

BASKETBALL >Warriors eye perfect title run to NBA title

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The Cleveland Cavaliers only have one mission come game 3 of the best-of-7 championships series, 'Defend our home court'. With that said, a rematch between these two teams sans Durant would have made for more of an entertaining series, especially with Klay Thompson's shooting struggles before he regained his stroke in Game 2 . Read More »

Warriors double National Basketball Association lead

That's been a question asked by many since LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade in Miami to form the Big Three in the summer of 2010. They split the two games at home before reeling off three straight wins to become the fourth team to win the title after losing the first two games. Read More »

LeBron James asks reporter 'Are you a smart guy?'

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Former NBA player and 10-time All-Star Paul Pierce recently said that, right now, Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is the best player in the game. No matter whether you're 14-0 or 14-7 in the playoffs, it's just 2-0 and you have to win one on the road to really take control. No one else has more than two. Read More »

Ben & Gay: Can the Cavs Steal a Game Against the Warriors?

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant , left, drives on Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017. But the Warriors have been the gold standard at small ball and 3-point shooting over the last three seasons and were again more effective. No one else has more than two. Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki is knocked out of French Open by unseeded Jelena Ostapenko

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Ostapenko, 19, had struggled against the wind during the opening set on Suzanne-Lenglen, which Wozniacki took control of with two early brakes to race into a 5-0 lead. Because of the rain quarterfinal matches in the top half of the tournament lasted for more than five hours. "I actually think because of the music, because some really nice songs fit Samba", she tells us. Read More »

French Open 2017: Simona Halep beats Elina Svitolina to reach semi-finals

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However, she is not too comfortable on clay and her general form this year on the surface has not been too great, contrasting Halep who has seemed very comfortable on the surface despite a slow start to 2017. Doesn't matter how and doesn't matter what it's going to bring if I win. After Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova lost Sunday, the French Open - which is missing Serena Williams , Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka - is guaranteed of producing a first-time grand slam victor. Read More »

Have Cleveland Cavaliers Met Their Maker?

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry dribbles against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday. It's like, 'Man, let's get this ball up in the air and let's go play'. "This is where the series changed past year, so we're just trying to think about the next game". Read More »

Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo

The guys that were here previous year understand it's the hardest thing to do is to try to close out a series and we've got two more games to go. Warriors guard Stephen Curry had his first career triple double with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, crediting his exceptional effort to the motivation of playing for the crown. Read More »

Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

Maybe he gets some in Game 3. "But how can you refocus your mind, how can you refuel it to understand that at the end of the day it is a series?" James has largely been superhuman throughout his career, but even he has limits. Durant is halfway to a Finals MVP and a championship ring and while there is the perception he jumped on the Golden State bandwagon, a blind man could see that he's the best player on this team. Read More »

NBA's Golden State in rare territory

Two games into the NBA Finals , he has continued one of the best postseasons of his Hall of Fame career, holding his own with Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry . The Cavaliers will hold practice on Tuesday and then be back out to face Golden State on Wednesday night. Durant dropped 33 points in Game 2 on Sunday night. Read More »

Liverpool closing in on Mohamed Salah

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Since moving to Italy from Chelsea in 2015, the Egyptian worldwide has found his feet and has established himself as a key figure for Roma , scoring 15 goals and providing 13 assists in 31 Serie A appearances a year ago. However, that did not prevent Salah, away on worldwide duty, allowing himself to be pictured with two fans holding Liverpool shirts. That means the Egyptian global is set to become Liverpool's most expensive ever signing as when add ons are included the deal would ... Read More »

Cavs ignore last year's comeback

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Lue followed James to the podium with the same message. J.R. SMITH (Cavaliers): The Cleveland guard has played poorly (three points in 42 total minutes) so far in the finals. Golden State now has Kevin Durant on the team and the Cavaliers have been unable to stop him. Malbog, however, said the Warriors are more focused in containing the opponent's shooters. Read More »

Why do the Golden State Warriors wear No. 42 on their jerseys?

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It's not easy to discern which of these four factors is most significant, even if Cavaliers superstar LeBron James believes he has the answer: "KD". And when Thompson and Green become your third and fourth scoring options, the result is 14 straight playoff wins. "Half the guys on our team are new", said Kerr, explaining why he has mentioned 2016 to the team. Read More »

The Cleveland Cavaliers Must Slow The Pace Against Golden State

So root against the Warriors if you wish, continue to despise Durant's decision to join the team that beat his a year ago. Steve Kerr said it right when he attributed his team's second win, after the Warriors took a 2-zip lead over the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals , to unadulterated talent. Read More »