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by | June 14, 2017 | 10:27

Tuesday morning, reports started surfacing that the team had voted unanimously to skip the D.C. visit. (The Warriors met with President Obama after winning the championship in 2015.) And it might not be terribly surprising for the team to snub trump: Coach Steve Kerr and some his team members, including, most notably Steph Curry , have been openly critical of the new POTUS.

by | June 14, 2017 | 10:26

The Lions will be aiming to improve on their record of having scored only two tries in their three tour matches to date - one each in their 13-7 win over the Provincial Barbarians and their 22-16 loss to the Auckland-based Blues. Sexton and Farrell were thrust together prematurely on Saturday after Stuart Hogg's facial injury and a blow to the head for Wales centre Davies.

by | June 14, 2017 | 10:21

No. 1 Andy Murray is the defending champion. 'I was hoping to take some days off and then be ready, but at 31, and after a long clay court season with all of the emotions of Roland Garros, and after speaking to my team and doctor, I have decided my body needs to rest if I am going to be ready to play Wimbledon '.

by | June 14, 2017 | 10:20

But after declaring himself fit to face the Highlanders tomorrow, Warburton said: "The machine's a £3,000 piece of kit so it's pretty good". "It probably lasts about six to seven hours and you can set it to come on automatically every one-and-a-half to two hours".

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:51

If the 2015 World Cup quarterfinal in Melbourne was a lopsided affair as India won by a whopping 109 runs, it was the 2016 T20 World Cup loss by just one run which still hurts. Two years ago during India's tour of Bangladesh, Rahman rose to the limelight by bagging five-wicket hauls in two consecutive matches against the world champions.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:52

Taliban had denied involvement. Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Taliban, says that Wednesday's explosion had "nothing to do with the Mujahedeen of Islamic Emirate", as the Taliban call themselves. Afghans learned to play cricket in refugee camps in Pakistan after they were forced to leave their homes in the wake of the Soviet invasion in 1979.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:43

Morata has struggled for game time in the Spanish capital but has not been short of offers with United, Chelsea and AC Milan all chasing his signature. Despite a lack of minutes, Morata finished the season with 20 goals for Real Madrid , and was second top scorer in the Los Blancos squad to Cristiano Ronaldo .

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:36

Nadal is a two-time Wimbledon champion, but the last of those successes came in 2010 and he has failed to go beyond the fourth round since 2011. Nadal continued: "The feeling I have is impossible to describe". "Wawrinka had a really tough semi (he needed five sets to beat Andy Murray )". Nadal had played down La Decima . Nadal will now travel to the Aegon Championships at The Queen's Club as he tries to transfer his form from clay to grass ahead of Wimbledon.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:30

Bairstow has developed a knack of immediately making an impact from the bench for England , including with a half-century at Headingley in a 4-1 series win against Pakistan last summer. The ever cheerful Arthur, a veteran of several campaigns against England with his native South Africa , Australia and then past year Pakistan , was happy to have his say - welcoming Roy's absence on the basis he was due to bat well, and querying Bairstow's credentials as an worldwide opener.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:26

The last repeat women's champion at Roland Garros remains Justine Henin, who won the tournament three consecutive years from 2005-07. Thiem arrived in the French capital after some impressive performances on clay with back-to-back final appearances in Madrid and Barcelona.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:15

Paul George would fit the bill, as he helped IN put up the best showing against the Cleveland Cavaliers IN the playoffs leading up to the NBA Finals by averaging 28 points along with 8.8 rebounds, 7.3 assists, and 1.8 steals. 23 says it all. A 67-win season followed by a record 15-0 start to the playoffs, dropping game four in Cleveland to miss being the first unbeaten playoff champion .

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:11

James, who was named Finals MVP then, hugged Durant in a warm embrace after securing his first National Basketball Association championship. Iguodala, victor of Finals MVP in 2015 for his efforts in keeping LeBron James in check, again rose to the occasion when it counted and was extremely impressive on both ends of the court in the decisive game five, showing a spring in his step belying that of a 33-year-old as he racked up 20 of the Warriors' 129 points.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:12

Basketball fans will have a lot more to look forward to in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. Getting the chance to see these three players on the court at the same time would have been wonderful in itself, let alone seeing them play on the same team.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:07

He had words with officials, Kerr ran out to protest the call, and a technical foul was announced to the crowd on Green and marked down in the book. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) yells at referee John Goble during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Friday, June 9, 2017.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:05

And I'm like, 'Bro, we're about to win the title'. "Proving haters wrong, that's cool for me to talk about on Instagram or Twitter ". The Warriors have three of the 17, trailing the San Francisco 49ers (five) and Oakland Athletics (four).

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:02

The probe over the possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation is now in the hands of special counsel Bob Mueller following the Comey dismissal. Sessions responded, "I don't believe I had any conversation with Russian businessmen or Russian nationals", before Harris interrupted him with a follow-up.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:59

Wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella set his stall out as he smashed 41 runs from 33 balls, finding the ropes on six occasions. On the bowling front, Kagiso Rabada and Imran Tahir take up the top two spots, while Sri Lanka's best, Suranga Lakmal, comes in at No.

by | June 14, 2017 | 09:01

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte will reportedly move for Napoli attacker Lorenzo Insigne if Eden Hazard leaves for Real Madrid. The Blues have offered to make Hazard the club's highest-paid player on £300,000 a week - but the deal remains unsigned.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:54

Kerr joked after the game, "Actually we had very little talent, it was mostly coaching". And this time, no matter what anyone says about the Warriors stacking the deck by landing Durant in free agency last summer, you knew without a doubt that the best team had won.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:44

Up until the post-game presscon, James remained defiant that the Cavs were capable of beating the Warriors team that dominated them in four of five games. Durant was the real MVP of the Finals after averaging 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists on 55.6 percent shooting. "No, I don't think that, not one time I felt like we were overmatched until probably like the last 1:20 and we were down 13 or something like that at that point.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:41

Schwartzel collected five birdies in his first 11 holes en route to a nine-under 131 halfway total, matched by Colombian Sebastian Munoz and American Chez Reavie at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. "I'll take a tap-in (birdie) any day on that hole", said the 2013 Masters champion . Phil Mickelson briefly had a share of the lead during the final round, but a triple bogey on No.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:32

Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave more than two hours of sometimes heated testimony Tuesday, with Democrats demanding details of matters including conversations with President Donald Trump , interactions with the Russian ambassador and the firing of FBI Director James Comey .

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:28

The visitors begun the clash the better of the two sides despite the scrappy opening in front of a passionate Serbian crowd. Wales knew they had to avoid defeat if they were to stay in the running for a place at next year's World Cup .

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:25

Kimbrel posted his 17th save in 18 chances. He showed glimpses of past seasons at various points of 2016 by going 9-12 with a 3.91 ERA and started decently before allowing 22 runs in a span of four starts. Didi Gregorius hit a go-ahead home run starting the third and Carter homered for the second straight day, a fourth-inning drive that followed Starlin Castro's leadoff triple and an RBI single by Gary Sanchez.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:26

Part of Pletcher's program is to give his horses a little bit more time between races, and the five weeks between Tapwrit's sixth-place finish in the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont fit like a well-worn saddle. "I don't think there's any secret that Jose's been a rising star for the last few years, and he's just a phenomenal rider", Pletcher said. His trainer Chad Brown has 20-1 shot Twisted Tom, who brings a three-race winning streak into the race on his home track.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:16

Paris - Simona Halep set up a French Open showdown with the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko after coming through her semi-final against Karolina Pliskova . "It probably helped me to win today". In the other semifinal, Halep bested No. 2 Karolina Pliskova , 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. In her six matches so far at this year's French Open, Ostapenko has crunched 245 winners.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:15

The real driver behind dropping USA emissions has been the shale boom, which has unlocked vast quantities of cheap shale gas that has displaced coal as the country's dominant source of energy. While further damaging US relations with its European allies is one damaging effect of leaving the Paris Climate Accord, another harmful ramification a decrease in the United States' global influence.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:14

Sure, the context of the situation has a lot to do with the correct decision, but from the body language on the field, it seemed like Wainwright expected Piscotty to let the ball go foul, while Piscotty convinced viewers he made the catch and clearer had intentions of making the catch (the wall in right field of Great American hides the fielder behind the wall when the plays creeps near the fou line).

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:12

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a Senate committee Tuesday he had no contact with Russian officials related to last year's USA presidential campaign and was not aware of anyone else in President Trump's campaign who did so. Sessions is offering his first public testimony on Capitol Hill since his January confirmation hearing. "I know what we're investigating", Rosenstein said Tuesday.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:06

Standing at first receiver, Naholo cut past two defenders, before going over two more to touch down for the first try of the match. The Lions would be slightly concerned by the number of missed tackles as they could not handle the Highlanders consistently changing the point of attack.

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:08

Meanwhile, Murray is also well aware of the threat that Khachanov possesses. Lopez next plays US Open victor Marin Cilic after the Croat overwhelmed Russian Konstantin Kravchuk 6-3 6-2 6-2. "But this happens when you play against the number one in the world or a great champion as Andy or Rafa (Nadal) or Roger (Federer) or these guys". - 2015 champion and third seed Stan Wawrinka and the unpredictable Fabio Fognini , who beat Murray in Rome, are two of the 14 players aged 30 or over who ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 08:08

Each time he visits North Korea we talk about him, wondering how it is that a '90s-cultural footnote is one of the only Americans free to walk around a country threatening the rest of the world with nukes. North Korea's Supreme Leader is reported to be a major basketball fan. He was evacuated on Tuesday. Warmbier was supposed to graduate from the University of Virginia in May.

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:57

I'm not happy at all. For the second time in three years, Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors are NBA Champions . "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families".

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:57

But in the last race, when they also made the better start, the loss of Outteridge overboard threw the crew and they were unable to get back up to speed and conceded defeat. Percy won a gold medal in the Finn class in 2000 Games. "We had a couple divers inspect the boat and couldn't find damage but it eliminated 45 minutes of practice for us where we would normally spend preparing for those conditions".

by | June 14, 2017 | 07:55

Indian captain Virat Kohli on Monday said that everyone wants to see an India-England final in the Champions Trophy 2017, as his team will take on Bangladesh in the semi final, in couple of days time. With their attack being criticised earlier in the tournament, man-of-the-match Bumrah admitted it was good for the Indians to find their form with the ball in hard conditions and feels their performance will boost his team going forward.