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by | June 06, 2017 | 10:50

Like her daughter, Balasubramanian, said she felt "cautiously optimistic" about Kumar's chances to make the finals. "He has done awesome so far", Kress said. The speller could not have won a Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington D.C, too. Melodie was at the competition with her mother, Debbie Loya, and coach and cheerleader Martha Ryan, public and school liaison for the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:38

The popstar had said she would be returning to the United Kingdom following the terror attack after cancelling her Dangerous Woman shows in London and Europe. Linda Tipping and Laura Mayren, from Chorley in northwest England, say they were determined to enjoy themselves even as London was reeling. The " Part Of Me " singer's white dress was adorned with colourful photos of the victims of the Manchester terror attack , which saw 22 people killed at the city's arena on 22 May.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:38

The Cavs are searching for answers, but I'm not sure they'll be able to crack the code this year. Reserve Andre Iguodala had five assists . After being unable to coach for most of these playoffs, coach Kerr felt good enough to suit up and be back on the sidelines for Golden State .

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:36

Durant's scoring has taken pressure off Stephen Curry and allowed the Warriors to withstand Cleveland runs so well that they haven't trailed after the first quarter in either game. James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds, but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with the Warriors' depth.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:31

Spider Studios, a recording studio in Cleveland, Ohio, tweeted out a snippet of the track in which Durant takes a quick jab at FOX Sports' Skip Bayless before James comes in. One person who listened to the track told Haynes the lyrics were "surprisingly well-crafted and delivered". "I heard the track years ago during post-production for Thunderstruck ", he said.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:32

The Predators, who've never won even a division title in their 19-year history, came in with the fewest points of any team in these playoffs. However, the playoffs thus far have shown us that one game means nothing heading to the next. Plus, with the Country Music Association festival coming to town and leading into the second weekend of June, the Preds and CMA are working with the city to plan some of the most impressive parties Nashville has ever seen.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:29

All that talent wasn't enough, though, as a Draymond Green suspension and a Stephen Curry injury joined forces with the greatest performance in Finals history from LeBron James to cost the Warriors a championship to cap their record-setting season.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:29

That award goes to the most valuable player in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Pekka Rinne bounced back with 27 saves and the offense came alive as the Nashville Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night to cut their series deficit to 2-1.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:18

In the statement released the ICC wrote, "We operate on advice from our Tournament Security Directorate - in conjunction with the European Central Bank and relevant authorities - to ensure that we have a robust safety and security plan for both tournaments".

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:21

Kyle Busch finished second to Austin Dillon in Sunday night's Cola-Cola 600 in Charlotte and evidently did not want to discuss the victor in his post-race press conference. But Harvick, who won here in 2011 and 2013, held strong to end in eighth. My fiancé wrote in the vehicle, 'When you keep God in the first place, he will take you places you never imagined.' And, I never imagined to be here at the 600 Victory Lane.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:07

FILE - In this October 29, 2006, file photo, United States Honda rider Nicky Hayden holds a USA flag after winning the world championship GP at the Cheste racetrack near Valencia, Spain. and Red Bull Honda World Superbike team prepares to start on the grid during the Race 2 during the FIM Superbike World Championship - Race 2 at Enzo e Dino Ferrari Circuit on May 14, 2017 in Imola, Italy.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:08

Golden State moved within two games of becoming the first National Basketball Association champion to complete an unbeaten playoff run, seizing a 2-0 edge in the best-of-seven championship series, which shifts to Cleveland for games three and four on Wednesday and Friday.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:04

He also dismissed Bangladesh's success against England in the 2015 ICC World Cup as a thing of the past. In the 2nd practise game, Men in Blue put the total of 324 but Bangladesh batting collapsed and India won by 240 runs. Group A comprises New Zealand , Australia, England and Bangladesh . "We have this tradition of preparing bus to support Pakistan cricket team during their tours to United Kingdom, and we are keeping this tradition this time as well", said Amjad Hussain.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:04

If Golden State brings their best game to Cleveland for Game 3, this series is over in four games - Cleveland can not keep up with, much less match, the Warriors' firepower when it's engaged. The themes of Game 2 were established early. The Cavaliers led by as many as 6 before the Warriors took the lead with 7:40 left. At the other end, Cleveland's first eight points were in the paint.

by | June 06, 2017 | 10:03

Beaten coach Peter Bosz said United "only played long balls and didn't take any risks", turning Ajax's first European final in 21 years into what he called "a boring game". "They've got transfer options, they have an A target for all those positions, they have a B target, C target, D target". I think a younger me would have been a lot more frustrated.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:57

She won 20 of the last 24 points. However, instead of discussing the match in the traditional on-court TV interview, Murray took the microphone to remember the 29 people who died in the recent outrages in London and Manchester. Wawrinka will be taking on Marin Cilic , the seventh seed, in the next round. Cilic was leading 6-3, 3-0 on Court Suzanne Lenglen when Anderson quit.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:54

But reports on Thursday in the United Kingdom media claimed the Premier League giants had cooled their interest in the 26-year-old, who is understood to have a €100million release clause in his Atleti contract. The France global had been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United having previously rated his chances of joining the club as " six out of 10 ".

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:42

Lewis, who attended high school in the nearby town of Pickering, also reportedly refused officers' request to take a breathalyzer test. He was released to a sober friend on his own recognizance. Big Blue signed the receiver a year ago as an undrafted free agent. Messages left with Lewis' agent and the National Football League have not yet been returned.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:39

However, they can put themselves in a seriously strong position - their final game will be against Bangladesh - by beating England in Cardiff . He said: " ICC have assured us that our safety is their number one priority, and they keep giving us updates daily about what's happening and what their plans are for us".

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:28

Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017. Twelve of Golden State's wins were by double-digits. None bigger than Klay Thompson who was a defensive wonder in the first game but dragged an uncharacteristic poor shooting night into Game 2 having gone just 3-for-16 in the opener.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:25

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half in game two of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Less than eight minutes into the action, the Warriors were already at five turnovers and past that Game 1 mark. The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:14

Credit to him, he's desperate to do well. A Republic side featuring far more of the men who are likely to start against Austria than the one which had succumbed tamely to the Mexicans in the United States last week fought their way past a Uruguay team without the services of star man Luis Suarez by injury.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:11

Pittsburgh center Nick Bonino tested his injured left foot by skating with teammates, and now he has to wait and see how it reacts before deciding if he might be available Monday night for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final . Rinne is now a sparkling 16-2-1 in his past 19 starts at home . Call it traffic , net front presence, whatever... but bodies in front of Murray = More goals.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:12

Fisher, 42, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after he flipped his 2015 Cadillac on US 101 in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles. They are beyond grateful that they are both okay and that no one else was involved. According to the Los Angeles Daily News , Fisher veered into the paved right shoulder before hitting a raised concrete curb and a guardrail. Knicks head coach Derek Fisher looks on during the game against the Hawks at Philips Arena in Atlanta on January 5, 2016.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:13

But LeBron's 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds weren't almost enough against a Warriors team with too much firepower - and on Sunday, they got help from a man who struggled on the offensive end in Game 1. Curry throws his daughter in the air and she giggles. The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:09

With a third Champions League title in four seasons secured, having dethroned Barca for their first La Liga silverware since 2012, there were wild celebrations in Madrid . "As I have said, I am happy here at Madrid ". Ramos had made his mark in his previous two finals for the right reasons, heading in the 93rd-minute equaliser in 2014 against Atletico Madrid to save Madrid's skin and set up their 10th European triumph.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:10

New Zealand had the better of the proceedings by then, having reduced Australia to 53 for 3 in nine overs chasing a DLS target of 235 in 33, after they had put up 291 all out. In his first global outing since he returned home early from India in March with a foot injury, the dynamic left-armer, who averages fewer than 20 runs per wicket in his ODI career, looked threatening but meandered through his final overs and went wicketless.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:05

James, who last month overtook Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader, was coached by current Warriors acting coach Mike Brown with the Cavaliers , who appreciates the streak and the longevity James has shown in reaching eight career NBA Finals , the last seven in a row.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:03

After searching for consistency in his opening two matches, Murray found something approaching his best form to win the most anticipated match of the first week. It was quickly apparent that Khachanov's power would take some getting used to, as the Russian drew gasps from the crowd for both forehands and backhands.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:00

On Sunday, Crosby fired back at Subban in taking issue with the allegation. Hockey's best player and its most marketable player now have an enjoyable mini-beef going to spice up what's been a pretty engrossing series so far. "You can't be ideal, you know", Subban said. Unless Crosby, Subban or one of the officials was mic'd up Saturday, we may never know the answer. Not even Nicklas Lidstrom, who Crosby said was his toughest opponent, was able to keep him off the scoresheet.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:00

Bellerin left Barcelona as a 16-year-old to join Arsenal's youth setup, where he made giant strides, becoming a full-fledged regular in the senior side at the nascent age of 19. Spanish newspaper Sport claim Barcelona have given new head coach Ernesto Valverde the green light to pursue Bellerin. The report added that Arsenal were yet to reach an agreement with Barcelona but Valverde would be ready to sanction his sale for around £26m in order to fund other additions.

by | June 06, 2017 | 09:02

The onus will sit more heavily on Williams at Eden Park to show that he's ready to be the man to straighten the line, to crunch into the Lions and drive his side over the gainline. "I find the fasting easier with footy-based training, and I just push back the weights until I break the fast". "After the first week, that's the toughest, and after that the body starts getting used to it and I start getting used to it as much as I can".

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:57

Golden State equaled its four turnovers from Game 1 in the initial 5:12. OAKLAND, Calif . (AP) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed home in a familiar spot after the first two games of the NBA Finals. Klay 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 06, 2017 | 08:56

No timetable has been given by Chelsea or Belgium for his return, but the speculation seems to be centered around whether Hazard will be fit for the start of the season in August. We want to continue this season, now that we will also play in the Champions League. "Working so hard during pre-season was the key for us", he added.

by | June 06, 2017 | 08:48

The Predators will host Game 4 at 8 p.m. ET Monday, and it will be televised by NBC. Sidney Crosby scored his first goal in this Stanley Cup Final , but the Predators beat Pittsburgh 4-1 on Monday night to even the best-of-seven series at 2-2.