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by | June 15, 2017 | 06:30

It's a headline that could've been written almost a year ago when Kevin Durant jumped ship from the OKC Thunder to join the Warriors . That's great for Durant and the Warriors , who are a dynasty in the making. What made them great: Set an National Basketball Association record by going 40-1 at home during the last of Bird's three straight MVP seasons. In addition, J.R.

by | June 15, 2017 | 06:19

New Zealand , on the other hand, displayed spirited performance against Australia and had the proceedings well under control, but the untimely rain forced no result in the end. Adam Milne and Corey Anderson bagged three wickets each for the visitors. New Zealand lost their first wicket just four balls into their innings when Luke Ronchi was clean bowled for a golden duck by Ball.

by | June 15, 2017 | 06:14

Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland, California. The Warriors come in tsunamis instead of waves, in avalanches that feel more like alien invasions. He's the one who persuaded Irving to sign a long-term deal with Cleveland before it was known that James was coming back and Griffin pulled off the trade for Kevin Love .

by | June 15, 2017 | 06:11

Yet, even with another poor performance by their former ace, and another key player going down, the Mets rallied from a three-run deficit to pull out a 9-4 win over the Cubs at Citi Field, following a five-run eighth inning. Chicago rookie Ian Happ followed with his seventh homer for a 2-0 lead over the New York Mets. One batter later, Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber destroyed an 89 miles per hour fastball, blasting it over the Shea Bridge in right center field, giving Chicago a 4-1 lead.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:58

France were forced to play a man light for the vast majority of the second period following the dismissal of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane but conjured victory through an Ousmane Dembele victor 12 minutes from time . On a frustrating night: "We should have got a result . In the space of 90 minutes we saw the things that we are very good at - we looked a threat and created a lot of openings - and equally we saw what we have to do better", he said.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:42

Games like Forza Motorsport 7, Sea of Thieves , Crackdown 3 , and Anthem are being developed with the extra horsepower in mind, so a 4K resolution and HDR support are to be expected. The simple fact is that, aside from a few titles, every game found on the Xbox One X can be found on the PlayStation 4. This is especially a plus if you are already on a 4K TV but as mentioned above, even full HD Tvs will see better visuals from the Xbox One X .

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:37

I left everything I had out on the floor every single game for five games in this Finals, and you come up short". Kevin Durant scored 39 points, Stephen Curry added 34 and the Golden State Warriors won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Finals on Monday night.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:35

Asked about his rival LeBron James , Durant said nothing but praises for the Cleveland Cavaliers star forward. Money and egos aside, the Warriors blended beautifully from the day Durant first walked into team headquarters. I have no reason to look back at what I could have done or what I shouldn't have done or what I could have done better for the team . His sacrifice, and that of Klay Thompson to a lesser degree, has helped create a solid and frightening unit for years to come.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:39

In 2015 they recorded their first ODI series win against India . It is the first time in their history that Bangladesh have managed to make it through to the last four of an ICC tournament and Mortaza believes that the pressure will be on India more that his team.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:36

James did all he could during the Finals but even with him averaging a triple-double the Cavaliers, who lost the best-of-seven series in five games, were no match for a Warriors team with an embarrassment of riches. "I can't believe it, but I have to", Durant said recently of where he is after a decade. "I've been waiting a whole year to smoke this, so I'm going to enjoy every last bit of this".

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:38

I've been so lucky to be part of so many championship teams as a player and now as a coach, and it never gets old", Kerr said after Monday's win. Durant's 11 points and Golden State's attacking defensive work powered the surge. The addition of arguably the most lethal scorer in National Basketball Association history then made Golden State nothing short of a superteam on paper and after a 83-16 record throughout the 2016-17 season, including a almost ideal 16-1 effort in the ...

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:32

Hicks hit a two-run shot into the second deck in right for his 10th home run, giving him 34 RBIs to go along with a.426 on-base percentage. Make it 4-for-4 with two bombs as the Yankees led, 14-3. Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said Machado was feeling a little better but still a bit sore. "I thought they might pitch around him because he's been swinging the bat so well", Girardi said, likely echoing many Angels fans' thoughts.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:18

For the fourth year in succession, Murray is through to the last four of the French Open , his latest passage to the semi-finals coming courtesy of a four-set victory over Nishikori on Court Philippe Chatrier. Wawrinka is going to be tough to beat as long as he keeps his unforced errors below 30, which he's done three times this tournament. The third set was a scrappy affair.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:15

Let's just say Mexico's fans at Estadio Azteca didn't exactly roll out the welcome mat for the U.S. Men's National Team. "You always know in this stadium if you can catch a ball clean, the thin air is really going to take it". Bradley's goal aside, this was not one for the highlight reel but Arena measures his team's efforts through other factors and without question his players have stepped up ever since he stepped in.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:02

Seeking to make roster upgrades this summer after losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals, the Boston Celtics will reportedly make Blake Griffin and Gordon Hayward their primary free-agent targets. The 27-year-old Hayward averaged 21.8 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game last season. The nightmare situation for Boston would be to sign their "final piece" to a max contract and have that player be injured for the majority of that deal.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:01

Bangladesh have played 19 ODIs against England so far, losing the first 12 games. Mashrafe, who was in charge when Bangladesh ended England's hopes at the last World Cup with a 15-run win in Adelaide, has been hugely impressed at the way Eoin Morgan's team have reinvented themselves in the intervening two years.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:02

Halep, who recovered from 3-6 1-5 in the quarter-finals against Elina Svitolina, was ecstatic after securing a place in her second French decider, having lost the final in 2104 to Maria Sharapova . "But I was working on the forehand, and I think it's pretty good now", said a grinning Ostapenko. Both Halep and Pliskova knew that-for all intents-the victor of this match would take over the No.

by | June 15, 2017 | 05:00

The Golden State Warriors claimed their second title in three years after exacting revenge on the Cleveland Cavaliers , 129-120, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena Monday night. How does he not compromise the squad needed to fight past rivals to reach the finals? But you don't concern me. James , the highest-profile player in the league, complained as well and didn't get the same consideration.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:57

Swiss Bacsinszky also won the first set 6-4 against local favorite Kristina Mladenovic on the Philippe-Chatrier Court when the rain began to pour down around 3:27 p.m. Both women's quarterfinals were interrupted twice because of showers; the first delay lasted more than 3 hours, the second about a half-hour. After beating defending champion Garbine Muguruza in the previous round, the home fans had hoped Mladenovic could end France's 17-year wait for a home victor at Roland Garros.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:55

One of the earlier ones ended at 9-7, the other at 8-6. The World No. 5 spoke following the match of being treated unfairly by crowds as well as unsportsmanlike behaviour by her rival Mladenovic , saying "The crowd was really tough today".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:57

A central defender by trade, Lindelof rolled into United's training ground Carrington driving a Chevrolet, the club's shirt sponsor, and if he successfully completes his examination will become Jose Mourinho's first major acquisition of the summer as he looks to fight on four fronts next season.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:57

Mike Bishop (R-8th) were present. "I was looking right at him", Bishop told Detroit radio station WWJ. Senator Jeff Flake said the gunman had used "a rifle of some sort" with "a lot of ammo". "After the shooter was down ... we deferred to (Wenstrup's) judgment on what to do", Brooks told CNN . "I was on my front porch and that is when I heard the first round of shots", she said.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:53

But it was only a brief respite for England as Dembele scored the victor 12 minutes from time with a low shot into the bottom corner after mistakes by the England defence. He picked out Kane lurking near the back post for an easy finish. France lost last weekend's World Cup qualifiers 2-1 to Sweden due to a fatal error from their goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in the stoppage time .

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:49

The Predators are hardly blaming Rinne for their predicament. It'll be hard to top the hat-wearing, penguin-eating catfish that blessed us with its presence in Game 4, but if anyone is capable of pulling it off, it's Predators fans. "It's always challenging when you go on the road", Nashville winger James Neal said. Yet Penguins coach Mike Sullivan hardly seems frustrated heading into Game 5 on Thursday night back home in Pittsburgh.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:48

Arsenal will be looking to make many new additions to their side this summer as they look to challenge for a place in the Champions League next season. Burnley last season had their matches against Liverpool reversed. Supporters of all the Premier League clubs will have to hold off their plans on what games they plan on attending with many yet due to change for television.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:45

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. The No. 7 seed Marin Cilic secured a last 16 spot in a much more comfortable manner, as he overcame Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 in one hour and 47 minutes.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:44

After two comfortable home wins at Oracle Arena and a thriller in the Game 3 in Cleveland, the Warriors suffered its first loss of the post-season in Game 4 against a defiant title-holder on the ropes. Curry is an unrestricted free agent this summer and Durant can become one with a player option. "I know why I play the game , and it's not to score 30 points a night, but it's to use the stage I'm on.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:40

A 136-run opening stand between Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan laid the foundation for a big total , although Kohli appeared to struggle for momentum in the rain-interrupted match. Experts had already predicted that India would win the match. "And we chose to play an extra seamer against Pakistan , purely because of the fact that he becomes a wicket-taking option".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:42

Fekitoa burst up the left flank and looked to have shaken off Jack Nowell's low tackle before Webb thundered in with a chest-high hit that left him reeling. Scotland's Stuart Hogg pictured on the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. 'It is an honour to have been involved in a second British and Irish Lions tour and I have hugely enjoyed my time with the squad.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:39

Maclin said it was nice to be so welcomed after the Chiefs abruptly dumped him, which he'll use as motivation when he dons a Ravens uniform for the first time in the fall. "Don't leave any room for doubt, any room for error". SEEING RED IN THE RED ZONE: The Ravens ran eight red-zone plays from the 15-yard line or closer during one drill, completing just one pass, a leaping grab by Mike Wallace for a 2-yard touchdown.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:37

Even Stan Wawrinka had to smile before Sunday's French Open final when the stadium announcer listed year-by-year each of the nine previous titles Rafael Nadal had won at Roland Garros. Rafael Nadal , who created history with the win, posses with his uncle Toni, who was also his coach. It was the beginning of the end for Wawrinka , who would have felt he needed to take the first set to be a chance.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:35

Alongside Mattis, Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, stated to the panel that although a war with North Korea would have casualties "unlike anything we've seen", the U.S. Tillerson are more interested in creating "a new game of great power politics" than supporting usa allies around the world. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and coalition allies have a total of about 5,000 troops in Afghanistan.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:30

Contesting her eighth career Grand Slam event, the 47th-ranked Latvian broke serve seven times toppling former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki , 4-6, 6-2, 6-2-her fourth win over Wozniacki in as many meetings. Wozniacki charged into a 5-0 lead in the opening set, blowing two set points as Ostapenko reeled off four straight games before Wozniacki finally wrapped it up.

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:27

Billy Slater returns to fullback, Australian winger Valentine Holmes will make his Queensland debut and big boppers Jarrod Wallace , Coen Hess and Tim Glasby are all set to enter the Origin arena for the first time. "It's about getting some more games under my belt and making a decision". "We will work that out in the next couple of days", Walters said. "It would be great to have him back in the side".

by | June 15, 2017 | 04:24

Still wearing his baseball uniform - a red and white baseball shirt imprinted with "Republicans" - Flake remained shaken as he walked to his vehicle near the field. Scalise was among several people wounded when a rifle-wielding attacker fired on Republican lawmakers on a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, outside Washington.