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Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to claim NBA title
- June 13, 2017

But the Warriors are brimming with confidence, knowing they didn't have Kevin Durant to help them a year ago. Durant was every bit of that in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night at Oracle Arena, scoring 11 of his 39 points in the fourth quarter of a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers that clinched the Warriors' second title in three seasons. (more...)
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
- June 13, 2017

He dedicated the trophy to his mother Wanda in his remarks. "LeBron and Kyrie I've never seen nothing like them two before". The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback past year. He can't do it alone. "You learn from your mistakes", Green said. "We did it, I told you when I was 8 years old, we did it", Durant said. "I've been waiting a whole year to smoke this". (more...)
Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue
- June 13, 2017

Their one title came past year when the Cavs became the first National Basketball Association team to rally from a 3-1 Finals deficit to deliver the city its first major championship since 1964. "Disappointed that we didn't play better the other night, but aware that we are playing a great team ". Expect Warriors to come out with all guns blazing in Game 4. (more...)
Twins take Lewis with top pick
- June 13, 2017

The San Diego Padres took left-handed pitcher MacKenzie Gore of Whiteville (N.C.) High School with the third pick. The most recent mock drafts published by Baseball America , MLB .com and The Sporting News have the Rays going with University of Louisville first baseman/left-handed pitcher Brendan McKay . (more...)
Liverpool resume talks with Roma over Mohamed Salah Liverpool resume talks with Roma over Mohamed Salah
- June 13, 2017

Liverpool were believed to have already had a bid of around £28m rejected by Roma for Salah this summer. Corrierre dello Sport claim that Liverpool are close to agreeing a deal worth around €40million with AS Roma for the purchase of the winger. (more...)
ICC Champions Trophy: Joe Root 'thrilled' with brilliant start to the tournament ICC Champions Trophy: Joe Root 'thrilled' with brilliant start to the tournament
- June 13, 2017

Root later combined with skipper Eoin Morgan to secure the comprehensive eight-wicket victory with 16 balls to spare, giving England a flawless start to their bid to win a first global 50-overs trophy. "I felt in a good space physically and mentally, and I was confident too because I bowled well out there". De Villiers further said that he is expecting a competitive tournament where even the top sides would not be able to take things easy in any matches. (more...)
Manoj Tiwary slams ex-Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif for Virender Sehwag comments Manoj Tiwary slams ex-Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif for Virender Sehwag comments
- June 13, 2017

One of them, was Virender Sehwag , who tweeted this. Gentlemen's cricket has taken a ugly turn when Sehwag pinching tweet,"Pote ke baad Bete". After India beat their arch-rivals by 124 runs, Sehwag's congratulatory tweet of 'Baap baap hota hai' did not go down well with Latif. (more...)
Vindicator Bee champ down on 'neurasthenic' today at national Bee
- June 13, 2017

Kumar has big shoes to fill because the 2015 and 2016 victor of the local competition, Snehaa Ganesh Kumar, who was too old to compete this year, placed third in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2016. EDT (0030 GMT Friday), will be televised live on ESPN. "She made it so far", Maia's mom, Antonia Marshall, said Wednesday. "It's just a goal of mine, I never thought I'd actually be here because I always watch it on TV and it's surreal", Fatta said. (more...)
Nebraska State Soccer to investigate soccer tournament after disqualification Nebraska State Soccer to investigate soccer tournament after disqualification
- June 13, 2017

So, they showed tournament organizers her insurance card and other documentation to prove her gender, but it wasn't enough. Mo Farivari, the president of Azzurri Soccer club, said the complaint was heightened by a a typo on Hernandez's registration form marking her as a boy. (more...)
Members of the musical Hamilton practice anthem
- June 13, 2017

Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors are five minutes away from a title. So there was a measure of redemption as much for him as the Warriors, who lost to the Cavaliers past year after beating them in 2015. James ran the exact same play wth Thompson and it led to a corner three from J.R. Smith. A year ago, these Warriors fell short after a record-setting season that included a 24-0 start and 73 victories at the end to break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' wins mark. (more...)
Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap
- June 13, 2017

That cut Golden State's lead to 3-1, but as usual Green's stats were only a small chapter of his story. "The procedure is to advise the table who the technical foul is on and with the player we give a number", said Callahan. "After calling the loose ball foul on Draymond Green, I noticed the reaction by coach Kerr and then assessed the technical foul", said official John Goble, who assessed the technical on Kerr. (more...)
Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges
- June 13, 2017

After doing so, officers discovered two bags of marijuana and the gun collection, including a SIG MPX Pistol, a Ruger LC9s, and a Springfield Armory XD9 Mod 2 Pistol, reported the Post . National Basketball Association fans of a certain age will remember Telfair as a legendary Brooklyn high school point guard who backed out of a commitment to play for Rick Pitino at Louisville in order to enter the 2004 National Basketball Association draft, and wound up going to the Trail Blazers with ... (more...)
Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year Berger wins at St. Jude Classic for second straight year
- June 13, 2017

Jude Classic on Sunday in the final event before the US Open. Now he'll take quite a bit of momentum into next week's U.S. Open. "I won't win the golf tournament if I do that", Reavie said. Thornberry shot 65 and became the first amateur to finish in the top 10 at St. Jude since 1965. LPGA: Ariya Jutanugarn won the Manulife Classic with birdie on the first playoff hole to beat Lexi Thompson and In Gee Chun in Cambridge, Ontario. (more...)
Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal Transfer Focus: Mourinho looking for cut-rate Morata deal
- June 13, 2017

Despite not being considered a regular for Madrid this season Morata still contributed heavily to their La Liga and Champions League triumphs as he struck 18 goals in total across those competitions and 20 overall. Manchester United are closing in on their second and third signings of the summer following the arrival of Victor Lindelof as the club's first acquisition ahead of next season. (more...)
Several Cavs Players Pissed Off at Warriors Guard Stephen Curry Several Cavs Players Pissed Off at Warriors Guard Stephen Curry
- June 13, 2017

I like you, but you got to be better". The Warriors now lead the series 3-1, the same advantage they had past year when the Cavaliers rallied to win three straight and capture the championship to stun Golden State. No one knows what the intention was - not even Curry himself. Warriors fans everywhere can breathe a bit easier and celebrate the fact that their team is just a game away from winning their second title in 3 years. (more...)
Taylor Swift Streaming Again - All Songs, All Platforms Taylor Swift Streaming Again - All Songs, All Platforms
- June 13, 2017

Oh - and Swift lowered the price of all of her albums on Apple Music , too . With Perry's latest album, " Witness ", out today, Swift released her entire back catalog on to major streaming services. And that's potentially shady because the two don't see eye to eye, with Perry telling James Corden during his talk show (see below) that there was "a situation" between the two singers. (more...)
French Open 2017: Ostapenko stuns Halep for first major title
- June 13, 2017

One of the pivotal moments in the match came in the seventh game of the third set when Ostapenko rifled a backhand down the line. It also made her the first unseeded woman to triumph at Roland Garros since Margaret Scriven of Britain in 1933, when the tournament was known as the French Championships. (more...)
Warriors head to next season as heavy favorites to defend National Basketball Association title
- June 13, 2017

If the Warriors can close out the tough-to-eliminate Cavs on Monday, they would become the first Bay Area team to capture a championship at home since the A's finished the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1974 World Series. "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 ", said James, who became the first player to average a Finals triple-double. (more...)
Rafael Nadal: 2017 French Open title 'more special' Rafael Nadal: 2017 French Open title 'more special'
- June 13, 2017

And the Spaniard can take encouragement from the fact that on the only two other occasions when he won the French Open without dropping a set (in 2008 and 2010 ) he went on to win Wimbledon . Rafael Nadal described his "joy" at winning a record 10th French Open after beating Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka in the final. He won the title there in 2008. (more...)
NASCAR 2017 Coca-Cola 600 final results: Austin Dillon wins NASCAR 2017 Coca-Cola 600 final results: Austin Dillon wins
- June 13, 2017

It's definitely going to make a difference and hopefully it widens the racetrack out and we can have grooves all over the track". "Somebody broke and there was just oil everywhere and I couldn't turn", Keselowski said. “For whatever reason its really been tough for me. Kurt Busch finished sixth, followed by rookie Erik Jones, Kevin Harvick , Ryan Newman and Dale Earnhardt Jr ., who finished 10th in his final Coca-Cola 600 as a fulltime driver. (more...)