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by | June 15, 2017 | 04:22

The Warriors also won titles in 1947 and 1956, when the team was based in Philadelphia, and took the crown in 1975 and 2015 after moving to the San Francisco Bay area, but had never clinched a title at home. Then it was Golden State's time again, with Durant as the prized addition. JR Smith added 25 points and seven 3-pointers. From there, the Warriors defense stiffened and the Cavaliers congratulated the Warriors as the finals seconds ticked off the clock and the crowd went wild.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:21

In the other semifinal, nine-time champion and No. 4 seed Rafael Nadal faces No. 6 Dominic Thiem , the 23-year-old Austrian who dispatched Djokovic in straight sets. Sometimes you can play so bad before a Grand Slam , but the Grand Slam comes and you win somehow, and you don't know why. "I don't know how much impact that had, it's not like I played a great point the next point".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:21

Firefighters said they had rescued 65 people - some in pyjamas - from the 43-year-old block, a low-rent housing estate overlooking upscale parts of the Kensington area. Eyewitnesses from the London tower block fire recount what they saw after a blaze broke out in a residential tower block on Wednesday. "My heart goes out to everyone affected".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:13

England have become a much improved side in the limited-overs format over the years and it remains to be seen whether they can start the tournament on a positive note. Starting as the eighth-ranked side we have now reached sixth. With Hardik set to play, it is likely that he will be taking the no. 7 spot and this means that there are just four spots left in the XI for which six frontline bowlers will be competing.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:14

However, with the Spanish side banned by Federation Internationale de Football Association from registering new players until January, any move to Atletico before the end of August would mean Costa would have to wait until the new year to play.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:54

Each team has to expose one goaltender to the Vegas Golden Knights, with the Penguins electing to protect the 23-year-old Matt Murray . It's worth noting Fleury has both a no movement clause and a no trade clause. According to TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie , Marc-Andre Fleury will be available for selection in the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft. The Blackhawks are Vegas' preferred squad in the central at 12/1, while their hometown team - the Vegas Golden Knights - are now the NHL's biggest ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:52

UPDATE: On Monday a spokesperson for the fraternity told "CBS This Morning", "As these hearings begin, Beta Theta Pi International Fraternity has confidence in the judicial system that due process and justice can and will be served". The fraternity brothers didn't find him for another three hours - and then waited 42 minutes to call 911. Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey, died on February 4 from traumatic brain injury and other injuries he sustained as one of 14 pledges at a Beta Theta Pi bid ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:52

He also added 8.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists a game . It's no surprise that Durant's mother is front and center, as she has always been. "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. Steph Curry scored 34 points with 10 assists, while draining 12 of 15 from the free-throw line. The Warriors have enough firepower to put together a similar run with Durant on the bench .

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:54

This year I get to watch the first round of the U.S. Open on my birthday and that's an awesome way to celebrate. "We have 60 yards from left line to right line (of the fairway)". Open and British Open and third in the PGA Championship . "I've had it to where I needed to hit gap wedge out about 100 yards into the fairway, and I've also hit an iron on the green out of it".

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:44

In case you are away from your television, you can watch South Africa vs Sri Lanka live streaming on Hotstar.com. " Mathews will engage in supervised recovery over the next few days but will most likely sit out the first group stage match against South Africa ", SLC said in a statement on Thursday.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:40

Mohammad Amir and Hassan Ali have been the showstoppers for them Hassan Ali is now placed at the second spot when it comes to highest wickets. Pakistan will now contest the final on Sunday (June 18) at The Oval in London against either India or Bangladesh , with these two teams playing the second ICC Champions Trophy semi-final tomorrow at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:38

Arsenal face just one of last season's top six in their final 10 fixtures of the 2017-18 Premier League campaign, handing Arsene Wenger a very manageable run-in for a potential title challenge. Tottenham meanwhile play Antonio Conte's men for the second time in the league at the end of March, and if this season is anything like the last that fixture could prove pivotal.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:35

It resulted in a chaotic scramble in the final minutes, when replacement fly-half Marty Banks potted a penalty to give the Highlanders a one-point edge. Far from starting to panic, the Lions got their hands on the ball and they launched the next three attacks but each time they failed to look after the ball properly and gave it away.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:34

PGA EUROPEAN: Dylan Frittelli shot a 5-under-par 67 on Sunday to win the Lyoness Open for his first European Tour title. Stewart Cink is a shot behind the trio on eight under, with Ben Crane a shot further back. The US Open kicks off at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Thursday. He's now ranked 137th after 12 events this year, but he has four top-25 finishes including a recent T13 at the Texas Open to help his confidence.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:33

Brad Wenstrup compared the scene Wednesday morning at a Republican Party baseball practice in Alexandria , Va., to a battlefield. Republican Mo Brooks from Alabama told the USA news broadcaster that the Louisiana Congressman sustained "a hip wound".

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:14

Wrapping up the series in five games meant the Warriors came through the post-season with a 16-1 record, with only the defeat in game four keeping them from perfection. "It's about us.' But I'm still going to be me". "Obviously, there's a lot of hoopla and fanfare that follows you wherever you go, but I know where my talent comes from", he said in an interview with Decision.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:10

The bravery and quick response of U.S. Capitol Police prevented Wednesday's shooting at a Northern Virginia baseball field from becoming a " massacre ", congressmen at the center of the terrifying ordeal said. The shooter was hit by gunshots from security, Brooks said in interviews, according to NBC Washington . Brooks said the Scalise "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood".

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:08

Jackson added that he thought Garrett's departure from the field without a trainer was "a good sign". The 6-foot-4, 272-pound Garrett had not been forthcoming about his previous injury, but said it was frustrating to be limited in practice.

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:05

They won 67 regular-season games in each of their championship seasons and broke the single-season wins mark with 73 in 2015-16. Assuming Durant and Curry re-up, the Warriors are heavy favorites to repeat in 2018. "They're going to be the highest favourite we've ever had going into a season, any team in any sport", Jeff Serman, an odds maker at the Westgate SuperBook, was quoted as saying by ESPN .

by | June 15, 2017 | 03:04

The BJP team, which includes Union ministers, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley , will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday to work out the possibilities of coming up with a consensus candidate for the crucial presidential poll.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:58

James added 13 rebounds, eight assists, two steals and one blocked shot over 46 minutes of play. For Durant, the 39 points in the close-out game was fitting as he claimed the first title in his 10-year career. After an extended review of the confrontation, officials Danny Crawford and Ed Malloy assessed technical fouls to Thompson and Smith as well and did not give West a second technical, which would have resulted in an ejection.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:53

Indeed, the loss to the Warriors drops James' career record in the Finals to 3-5 and drops Cleveland to 1-2 in its "Threematch" with Golden State . Once the game got under three minutes, she was certain it was in hand. Durant had 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the 129 to 120 championship-clinching victory over the Cavaliers .

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:56

But not too long. But James himself won't be playing for awhile. LeBron James had a stellar Finals average of 41 points 13 rebounds and eight assists, and Kyrie Irving - the Cavs' All-Star playmaker and one of the architects of last year's championship - contributed 26 points and six assists.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:53

Tuesday's matches both lasted just under two hours in duration but took the best part of six hours to complete after two rain delays - one lasting three hours. Jelena Ostapenko defied the odds by defeating former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki at the French Open on Tuesday. Against Ostapenko, Wozniacki only had to keep the ball in play to race to a 5-0 lead in the first set as the former found it hard to keep her eyes open.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:53

Time and again, with James (21 first half points) and Irving (16 first half points) off to scorching starts, the Warriors' blunders led to Cavs' gift baskets. For all the attractive basketball that had been played between these two teams in the past two Finals, there was always an asterisk tacked on to the result.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:50

Hodgkinson allegedly wrote in a 2015 post to his Facebook account, referring to the Louisiana congressman. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of Congress, their staffs, Capitol Police, first responders, and all others affected", Trump said .

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:47

Scioscia said he hoped Norris would pitch cautiously around Judge , knowing he had a base open. Make it 4-for-4 with two bombs as the Yankees led, 14-3. They both gave up a home run to Judge. The 2017 Baltimore Orioles now sit in fourth place in the AL East division, one game above.500 and a whopping 6.5 games back of the first-place New York Yankees .

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:45

However, Didier Deschamps' thrilling, young side turned things around before the break through Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe , then made light of the controversy and confusion that followed the first use of a video assistant referee in an England match.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:39

But, there is no guarantee in sports. "We have seen during the league stages itself that a lot of teams have surprised the opposition". "We will use whatever momentum we have gained in this tournament to execute what we want to". Indian team had a fun-filled practice session on the eve of their ICC Champions Trophy semi-final match against Bangladesh on Thursday. They showed a lot of composure and patience, and that is always a sign of a side that is mature now, that knows how to win ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:39

Erin Hills is long, wide, now wet, and very unlike the traditional courses used to host the U.S. Open. Jordan Spieth is among a group of players competing in the 117th U.S. "The way it worked out, I feel much better the way I got here", Stricker said Tuesday. "It's not unplayable. I don't think the golf course is unfair, by any means, because of the fescue".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:36

Throw in the fact that world No. 1 Angelique Kerber , who beat Venus in the semifinals previous year, is struggling, and it's not out of the question to picture Williams standing with the winner's trophy hoisted high above her head. She then joked: "I made about 35 double faults today, but everything's OK". No one likes losing, let alone someone who has been as great a champion as she has, and especially not when this year's French Open draw is so wide open.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:30

For once, I was actually able to watch the game. With the lead up to 17 and halftime fast approaching Smith hit back-to-back threes on the Cavs final two possessions to get this back to a deficit from which it still felt like it was one the Cavaliers could come back.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:23

Cleveland has James, Kevin Love , and Tristan Thompson as a more traditional front court threesome. CLEVELAND The Cleveland Cavaliers , left for dead in the NBA Finals , finally showed a pulse by trouncing the Golden State Warriors in a physical clash on Friday that could shift the tone of the series and spark a record-setting comeback.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:23

Openers Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) made it a comfortable chase from the start as Pakistan reached 215/2 in 37.1 overs in reply to England's unimpressive 211 all out - from 128/2 - with one ball left. As wickets fell, England naturally saw the scoreboard stutter, with Morgan's side slipping from 128-2 to 181-7 in an 16-over spell - a struggle that ultimately cost them.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:20

Harry Kane put England in the lead in the ninth minute but France led at half time thanks to goals from Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe . On 47 minutes, Real Madrid defender Varane hauled down Dele Alli in the box and was given a straight red card, as Kane stepped up to equalise.