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by | June 05, 2017 | 12:14

Kevin Durant has a pair of blocked shots, including a sequence where he blocked Kyle Korver's 3-point attempt, then went to the other end and hit a three of his own. He hadn't shot well in the Finals, well, ever , having been under 35 percent his past four Finals games dating to previous year. But Curry started getting to the foul line and fueled a 23-5 Warriors run with eight points as they built a 10-point lead late in what turned into a 40-point opening quarter.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:15

Captain Steve Smith says Australia are unlikely to let their full pace quartet loose against New Zealand in their Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston. The Blackcaps made a brisk start either side of a rain break after Williamson won the toss and, surprisingly, opted to bat in overcast conditions. New Zealand have a habit of doing well - reaching the semifinals or final - in big ICC tournaments, and the Black Caps will have the extra motivation of gaining some revenge from the 2015 ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:09

Steven Finn joined England's Champions Trophy squad on Sunday and is likely to play against New Zealand on Tuesday handing him another chance to re-establish an global career that has stalled. "He (Woakes) was chomping at the bit to play". Root later combined with skipper Eoin Morgan to secure the comprehensive eight-wicket victory with 16 deliveries to spare, giving England a ideal start to their bid to win a first global 50-overs trophy.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:02

Dustin Johnson was unable to overcome a bad opening round at the Memorial and missed a cut for the second time this year. The Offalyman picked up two birdies on his front nine - offset by just one bogey - before picking up another shot at his 10th hole to get to two under at the tournament hosted by Jack Nicklaus.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:02

The Warriors are an National Basketball Association record 13-0 in this year's playoffs, and their undefeated record will not be broken on Sunday unless Cleveland takes better care of the ball, James said. Not that they're discussing it. That changed dramatically - and so did the margin of the Golden State lead - when the Warriors had a pair of 3-pointers apiece in 13-0 and 13-1 third-quarter flurries that buried the Cavaliers.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:02

American Paula Creamer , who started the final round tied for the lead with Kim, faded with five bogeys in a 74 to tie for seventh, five shots back. It was her first victory since last season's Reignwood LPGA Classic . Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko has lost her world No 1 ranking to Thai rival Ariya Jutanugarn . "Just having the honour to back-to-back defend is quite incredible", the 29-year-old Swede said.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:03

Chelsea and Liverpool have always been linked with a move for the player and there are suggestions that even Bayern Munich are interested in signing him in the transfer window. Kessie follows Argentinian defender Mateo Musacchio in signing for the Rossoneri as they begin a major squad overhaul under new Chinese owners having laboured to sixth in the Serie A table during the 2016/17 campaign.

by | June 05, 2017 | 12:02

They certainly don't, as the Portuguese star scored 16 goals in his last ten games and a remarkable ten goals across the quarter, semi and final of this year's Champions League - all of which brought him to 42 goals across all competitions.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:57

He extended his lead to two shots with a birdie at 15 but then saw the advantage slip to one with a three-putt bogey at 16. "Ball-striking has always been my strength", said Casey, who also has 13 European Tour wins. Singh leading: Vijay Singh used his power to take advantage of rain-softened Trump National, shooting a 5-under 67 to move one shot ahead of Bernhard Langer in the third round of the Senior PGA Championship .

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:53

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Thursday, June 1, 2017. We are subjected to a steady narrative of how outrageously unfair Major League Baseball's free-market system is, even though the evidence shows overwhelmingly that the opposite is true.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:50

We played very well in the first half, we thought we had enough to win the game. "My family is happy and I am happy, so yes we will continue what we are doing". "We pressed a lot more and physically we won the game there too, so I'm very happy". It takes something special to even momentarily upstage Ronaldo, especially just after he has scored, but Juventus star Mandzukic managed exactly that.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:42

He writes that Liverpool are still very much in a three-way tug-of-war with City and Chelsea for the Dutchman's services, and reiterates that we've had very positive discussions with the centre-back's representatives. However, the Echo said Van Dijk would not make a decision on his future exclusively based on money and that he had been impressed by manager Jurgen Klopp's vision at Liverpool .

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:41

The Nikkei India Services Purchasing Managers' Index, or PMI , marking its highest since October rose to 52.2 in May from April's 50.2. There was no breakdown by business segment in the survey. "However, the rapid deterioration in the manufacturing industry is worrying", he added. The manufacturing PMI came in at 51.2 in May, flat compared to April and staying above the 50-point mark that separates expansion from contraction, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:40

News of the plan could have alerted gamblers to a situation they might have exploited. FA regulations state: "Fixing is arranging in advance the result or conduct of a match or competition, or any event within a match or competition". His first departure came after Chelsea won the Champions League in 2012 with Drogba's penalty winning the trophy against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:35

Consequently, the score had to be adjusted according to the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method, and Pakistan was asked to chase the revised score of 267 runs in 36.1 overs. Pakistan were donated a wicket, however, when Dhawan hoisted a full toss from teenage leg-spinner Shadab Khan straight to Azhar Ali at deep midwicket.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:34

With all the devastating news coming out of Saturday's terrorist attacks in London , one photo shared on Twitter offered inspiration instead. "It is time to say enough is enough", Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday. "We will of course keep you updated on that", he said. Trump then turned it into an argument about gun control. "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people", Trump wrote.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:27

Here are five necessary components of a Cavaliers game two victory. Remember - even if you can't access the ABC broadcast directly, you can use your login to get on the ESPN App . To start second Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue once again went to a lineup with Kyrie Irving on the floor but no LeBron or Love, and without LeBron they were a quick -9.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:26

Australia , batting second, was stumbling at 3/53, chasing a revised target of 235 in 33 overs, when a final downpour halted play. For much of New Zealand's innings it seemed that Williamson had made the better assessment as he amassed a century and a hefty total loomed, but a late collapse and six-wicket haul from Josh Hazlewood kept Australia firmly in the contest.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:26

I'm very happy, it has been an awesome season. It is a long season but I am motivated. "Of course I like to play freer because it is a position in which I also play with Portugal, but obviously I also like the 4-3-3". Madrid bought Rodriguez from Monaco in 2014 was initially part of a fearsome quartet which included Cristiano Ronaldo , Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:26

When the Warriors are at their best, as they were in a 113-91 blowout of the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the highlight reels overflow with images of Kevin Durant dunking or Stephen Curry pulling up deep behind the three-point line to launch impossibly pure swishes.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:25

He was the Raptors' vice president of basketball operations for four years before taking over last September as GM under team president Masai Ujiri. "I think they always feel like they can win every game every time they step on the floor". This is where their next installment of dominance came in.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:19

But these Warriors are leaps and bounds better than last year's crew, and "King James" might have to relinquish his crown. Thompson emerged from a postseason-long shooting funk to score 22 points with four 3-pointers while playing more stellar defense and pulling down seven rebounds for the Warriors , who shot 18 for 43 from deep.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:12

After slamming his water bottle to the clay in frustration, Almagro returned to his chair - and was joined by del Potro , who hung around and offered words of encouragement to the new dad, whose son was born earlier this year. "So that was very positive for me with a lot of the issues I've had this year, to come through a match like that in the heat is very positive". Murray, who lost the 2016 Roland Garros final to Novak Djokovic , advanced to the third round after a bruising 6-7 ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:11

The only player to have beaten Nadal on clay this season is Austrian Dominic Thiem - who was playing Argentine Horacio Zeballos later Sunday in a fourth-round match . Meanwhile, No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki returned to the quarterfinals for the first time since 2010, eliminating 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.

by | June 05, 2017 | 11:00

Their leader and reigning NBA Coach of the Year assuming his usual courtside seat, Curry received a special request from Kerr: "to play with passion and play with joy", Curry shared. "Steve's a fighter and for him to be out there when he has a built-in excuse not to because of the incredible pain he's under, it's awesome", Klay Thompson said after the game.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:58

The 35-year-old American was hit by a vehicle while training south of the Italian seaside resort of Rimini and was rushed to hospital with severe chest and head injuries . American superbike racer Nicky Hayden has died - days after being involved in a serious bicycle collision with a vehicle. The 2006 world champion, who now races for the Red Bull Honda team in World Superbikes, was taken to hospital after his bicycle was in collision with a auto along the Rimini coastline.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:57

Curry's shooting brilliance along with his "splash bro" Klay Thompson and the emergence of Draymond Green , the Warriors took the National Basketball Association landscape by storm finishing the regular season as the best team in the West with a 57-13 record.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:56

Once again, Ronaldo was the real deal for Real, scoring twice to make him the Champions League's top marksman for the fifth successive season. But I always knew really because I'd only been training for five days with the team and I was really lucky to be involved, to be honest.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:54

He also became the first player to score in three Champions League finals, and the first to score more than 100 goals all-time in the competition. Cristiano Ronaldo was able to look back on "an awesome season - again" having helped Real Madrid to back-to-back UEFA Champions League titles and been voted man of the match after becoming the first player to score in three finals.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:49

Pujols, 37, is the fourth-youngest player to reach 600, trailing Rodriguez (35), Ruth (36) and Aaron (two months younger). Pujols then hit free agency for the first time in his career, and Angels owner Arte Moreno shocked the sport by offering one of the biggest contracts in baseball history to entice the slugger to uproot his family from St.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:47

Meanwhile an admiring Kohli, one of the world's leading batsmen, said of Yuvraj: "I felt like a club batter next to him". While the gap between these teams may be larger now than at other points in cricketing history, you would expect that Pakistan , given their history, would win against India nearly as often as they lose.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:40

He's one of the great players of all time, we all know that. You don't want to get into a track meet and only run opportunistically. "And to see him back on the bench was huge". Curry was excited for his statistical feat on a night of fast-paced playmaking and spectacular moves, but disappointed in his eight turnovers, twice what the team had in game one.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:41

We are still quite young as a whole team and we have a great squad. But Balague told Sky Sports News HQ: "There is no intention from Real Madrid to sell Gareth Bale . However, shortly before the game, Ronaldo was keen to point out that he was not playing as a striker. Juventus , which lost the 2015 final to Real Madrid's archrival Barcelona, scored with Mario Mandzukic.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:41

SpiderCam, Stump Camera, Ball Spin RPM/ Rev Counter, PitchVision, LED Bails have also enhanced the game of cricket . Earlier, losing the toss, Mashrafe Mortaza's team came out to bat but very unlikely to the warm up matche against India, opening unit went off to a good start to only lose Soumya Sarkar while he was batting at 28.

by | June 05, 2017 | 10:36

As far as the mindset was concerned, it made me realise that I cannot do everything in every game. In an interview with cricket.com.au, when Hussey was asked his feeling about who the finalists will be in the tournament, he replied, "Australia, and as much as I hate to say it, England".