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by | June 14, 2017 | 06:04

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green , left, goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Feb. Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver . Congrats to Durant and the Golden State Warriors .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:02

JR Smith added 25 points and seven 3-pointers. On the other side of the ledger James spent much of Game 5 as the only real threat particularly with his wingman Kyrie Irving spending much of the night hobbled with back pain that seemed to make just running a chore.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:54

There are a lot of things that can happen and I knew I was still in the mix. One day after he set the 36-hole scoring record, Dufner shot a 77 and was four strokes behind. He was three shots clear of 2014 Memorial champion Matt Kuchar (67). The 20-year-old Coletta shot a 73 and finished in a share of 25th. Daniel Summerhays is on target to claim his first PGA Tour title as he takes a three-shot lead into the final round at the Memorial Tournament after carding a 68 in OH on Saturday.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:47

Former Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox was in Los Angeles for a workout on Tuesday morning, and unlike Ball, his father was allowed to attend. The latter is the biggest dark horse, but there's plenty of reason to believe that there's still a chance he joins the Lakers .

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:44

Third-placed Wales and Austria in fourth have eight points each with four rounds left. "I think this team is fantastic". It was a game we couldn't lose against a good team, but we thrived on that pressure and I'm really proud of the team.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:42

But Kevin Durant's decision to join the Warriors' All-Star cast as a free agent this season gave them the dose of kryptonite they needed to combat James' super powers. "But like you don't concern me, I'm coming in and working every day, seeing how I can be the best teammate I can be, the best player I can be". "Getting that first championship was for me like having my first son".

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:43

His response, in effect, was that if you can't hit a 60-yard fairway, maybe you should deserve to have to look for your ball in that stuff, or pack up and go home. "(There are) so many players in the field that can win. You don't want Charl in charge of your weekly fantasy hopes, but the 2011 Masters champ looks like a sneaky value pick this week.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:40

They now have three championships each and the tendency on the day after the Stanley Cup is presented is to bring in the word dynasty, define what is in these new financially-complicated times, and try and figure just how set up the championship team is to win more crowns.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:37

Josh King , 19, a defensive end, faces one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, and one count of capturing an image of an unclothed person. The allegations at Michigan State come after football programs at Baylor and Minnesota have been rocked by sexual assault allegations. The charges stem from a January 16 incident at a party at a campus apartment when Det.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:40

The desperation for a win aside, both New Zealand and Bangladesh would hope for an England victory against Australia , assuming rain does not disturb their calculations again. New Zealand , who inflicted a humiliating eight-wicket defeat upon England in Wellington during the 2015 World Cup, now need a favour from Morgan's men if they too are to reach the semi-finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:39

England looked to be crawling towards a just deserved albeit boring 1-0 win thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's finish but two wonder strikes from Leigh Griffiths in the 87th and 90th minute put Scotland on the brink of their first win against the Three Lions since 1985.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:33

The Warmbiers were told that he had come down with a case of botulism soon after his trial - which lasted only one hour - and had been given a sleeping pill, from which he never woke up. Rodman's earlier visits to North Korea included a basketball game that he organised, an event chronicled in the documentary film "Big Bang in Pyongyang", which featured Rodman singing " Happy Birthday" to Kim, as well as scenes of inebriated and erratic behavior by the basketball Hall of Famer.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:30

Not only did Nadal win every set he played in the tournament, he dropped a total of only 35 games, the second fewest by any man on the way to any title at a major tournament with all matches being best-of-five-sets in the Open era , which dates to 1968.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:20

With two superstars in their prime, and a supporting cast led by Thompson and Green, Monday's victory put a cap on a wonderful season for the Warriors , but is also just the start of Golden State's dominance over the rest of the league. He led his team to a dominating game-four win in Cleveland . Durant has 39 points and has seemingly hit a shot every time the Cavaliers have threatened, leading the Warriors to a 118-106 lead in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 5:01 to play.

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:20

Open and the Australian Open earlier this year, are now one grand slam away from holding all four majors at the same time. Rafael Nadal says the feeling of winning a record 10th French Open title is "impossible to describe". This title, an unprecedented 10th at a single grand slam in the professional era, was arguably the most impressive of his 15. He whipped the crowd up when he created a game point to hold for 2-3 only for Nadal to scramble a defensive lob just inside the baseline, ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 05:16

The Arab-Israeli War, also known as the Six-Day War, resulted in Israel's occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem , Gaza and the Syrian Golan, triggering the displacement of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians and Syrians. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres slammed Israel on Monday on the anniversary of the Six Day War . The "occupation", claimed Guterres, "has fuelled recurring cycles of violence and retribution".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:54

Rafael Nadal entered the record book by winning his 10th French Open title yesterday defeating Stan Wawrinka in straight sets. "I am happy. I am enjoying every week, and I want to continue and I'm going to try to keep working hard to try to enjoy more lovely weeks".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:55

It's a positively absurd thing to do, not only because of what he did this postseason, but for what he's already accomplished, especially last season. "So for me personally, I have no reason to put my head down". Durant, an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in these Finals.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:53

The players flip-flopped in the first two sets, with a self-assured Mladenovic dominating the tentative Spaniard early, but Muguruza impressively found her game to hit back in the middle set behind 16 winners and three breaks of serve. "Well, I think the crowd today was a little bit, obviously, tough for me ", she said. Muguruza was blown away in the opening set, winning just 15 points in total, before rallying to win the second.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:50

Paul Pierce wasn't even being melodramatic when he warned of the Warriors' coming "reign of terror". The 2014 NBA MVP was the difference as the Warriors claimed their second title in three seasons and fifth overall - ending the playoffs with a 16-1 record.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:41

Marc-Andre Fleury has accepted a request from the Pittsburgh Penguins to waive his no-move clause, which will make him available for selection by the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft, according to a report. By doing this, Fleury is allowing the Penguins to protect Murray and keep an eye towards the future while also potentially sealing his fate and allowing Vegas to select him in Expansion.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:39

But just three days later they went from zeroes to heroes when they returned to the Birmingham ground to beat South Africa , the world s top-ranked ODI side by 19 runs on Duckworth/Lewis. For South Africa, the loss would have been a bitter pill to swallow as it once again led to them failing to live up to expectations at an ICC event.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:38

Carlos Vela cancelled out a spectacular early opener from Michael Bradley as Mexico and the United States shared a point in Sunday's World Cup qualifier. It took the USA just six minutes to score , with Bradley's world-class goal from over 30 yards making it 1-0. Their crucial goal came early, when Michael Bradley incredibly chipped Guillermo Ochoa in the 6th-minute.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:34

It was extremely tough - she's No. 3 in the world and a very tough opponent". "I love to play here, I love you guys, you're awesome", she said after the match. "I think we were trying to do too much as a team", said Bopanna. Pliskova saved a couple of set points at 5-3 - the first one with a service victor, the second by scooping a delicate inside-out forehand victor - to stay just a break down.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:30

As long as there are no late complications, Lindelof will become United's first signing of the summer and is expected to form a rock solid partnership alongside Eric Bailly at the back next season. He netted two goals over 72 games with Benfica . Manchester United and Bayern Munich are said to be interested in snapping up the Portuguese, but at the moment Barcelona are leading the chase for his signature.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:27

With two points from their two matches , Australia will have to beat the hosts England at Edgbaston on June 10 to reach the semi-finals. At one stage, it seemed like Australia would get the chance to chase down a reduced score via the Duckworth-Lewis method, but another spell of rain prevented them from making it back out to the middle.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:25

It looked a nightmare draw against a player falsely low in the rankings as he continues to work his way back up after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. 15 Gael Monfils or No. 24 Richard Gasquet , a pair of Frenchmen whose third-round match was interrupted by rain in the first set Saturday. He might have been 3-0 down in the second set but fought to limit Murray's advantage to one break and then got his reward when he levelled at 5-5.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:27

Romania's Simona Halep holds the runner-up trophy after losing to Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko in the women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France, Saturday, June 10, 2017 .

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:24

Kevin Durant accomplished exactly what he set out to do and proved to be the best player on the best team . However, they avenged last year's heartbreaking loss in spectacular fashion Monday by completing a 4-1 series rout of LeBron Jams & Co.in front of their fans at the Oracle Arena.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:21

When Sarfraz Ahmed came to the crease at Sophia Gardens on Monday, his Pakistan team was four down but cruising towards the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-finals at Sri Lanka's expense. " England is a very good team, a very, very good team", said Sarfraz of the tournament hosts. " England is a very good team, a very, very good team".

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:20

After their slow start, Amla and de Kock began to tick over, only for the former to edge into MS Dhoni's gloves off the bowling of the recalled Ravi Ashwin in the 18th over. Having conceded 319 for three against India , Pakistan restricted South Africa to 219 for eight. Amla flicked him over square leg boundary for a six.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:12

Verdasco went off to a 6-4 lead in set 1, with Zverev leveling at 6-3 in set 2 before darkness and rain suspended play. He will take on Netherlands' Robin Haase in his next match but after being broken twice by Paire on Monday, he insists there is one key area he needs to improve on.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:07

Except opener Azhar Ali , none of the Pakistani batters could stay for a long time at the crease and cope up with the pressure - of the target as well as of the Indian bowlers. All forged crucial partnerships, played the ball to its merit and post-rain, when it was more hard to bat with the same concentration, applied themselves to the English conditions.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:09

But James and his Cleveland Cavaliers are listed as NBA Finals underdogs for the third straight year at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark .com thanks to the Warriors starting the NBA playoffs 12-0. They're a better Warriors team. "I felt like when I got here, I could fill in some gaps, fill in some holes just in the way these guys approach the game and the level of seriousness it takes every single day", West said.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:08

At 22-13 up following Sam Warburton's try , the tourists should have seen out the game, but the wheels fell off when their captain and impressive scrum-half Rhys Webb left the field. Highlanders coach Scott MacLeod on whether Waisake Naholo had played his way into the All Blacks side: "I'd like to hope so, we hold high expectations of Waisake as he does for himself".