Sport


Penguins thrash Predators, take control of Stanley Cup Final
- June 14, 2017

The Predators are 9-1 at home in the playoffs, a place they will need to be a haven once again if they want to extend their improbable Cup run back to Pittsburgh. 1-for-16 - The Penguins' power play in this series. Shooooooooooooooot! Pekka Rinne appears to be back in full form, so to win the Penguins must get shots to the net. (more...)
Premier League Fixtures: Brighton Start Against Manchester City, Holders Chelsea Host Burnley
- June 14, 2017

The Premier League today published fixtures for the coming 2017-18 campaign. The reigning champions will begin their title defending quest against Burnley on their Stamford Bridge , while derby of the round will be played at Old Trafford where Manchester United will host West Ham United . (more...)
Everton's 2017/18 Premier League fixture list: All the key dates Everton's 2017/18 Premier League fixture list: All the key dates
- June 14, 2017

It then gets more hard for Antonio Conte and his team, which takes on Tottenham in the second round before games against Leicester away and Manchester City , Arsenal and Everton at home as part of their first seven games. Here are Squawka's ten fixtures that could decide the Premier League season at both ends of the table. Who will they face off against over the traditional (and busy) Christmas period? Another early indicator in the race for the Champions League places comes ... (more...)
Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown
- June 14, 2017

Andre Iguodala has scored 13 of Golden State's 28 bench points to help the Warriors to a 98-93 lead heading into the final quarter. It is more than likely that they both return to the Bay Area given the success that they had together this season. (more...)
Durant vindicates move to Warriors after fi nals victory
- June 14, 2017

Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up a year ago after a season in which they had a record 73 wins in 82 games . (more...)
Mickey Arthur welcomes probable England change at top of order
- June 14, 2017

To begin with, there was hardly anyone apart from Pakistani fans that believed they would reach the semis given their squad and how they began the tournament. Kohli acknowledged the amount of one day cricket played in the region. However, the official team sheet for Pakistan continued to list Hafeez at No.4 ahead of Malik and Sarfraz. (more...)
Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time' Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'
- June 14, 2017

Three minutes later Scotland had another free-kick in a similar position and Leigh Griffiths rattled the ball into the net once again sending Hampden into euphoria. I think going 2-1 down in the manner that we did, a lot of heads could have dropped or people could have been sulking or so forth. The draw means England's cushion at the top of Group F has been narrowed to two points. (more...)
Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win second National Basketball Association title in three seasons
- June 14, 2017

The Warriors used a 28-4 flurry in the second quarter to take a lead they never relinquished, then relied on the scoring of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry down the stretch to hold off the Cavaliers en route to a 129-120 victory Monday night, claiming their second National Basketball Association championship in seasons. (more...)
Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals for 2nd time in 3 years
- June 14, 2017

When Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant accepted the Finals MVP Awards on Monday night, after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, his mother, Wanda Durant , was right beside him. It is more than likely that they both return to the Bay Area given the success that they had together this season. "So for us to be able to do it in front of our home crowd, something I'll remember for a very long time". (more...)
Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship
- June 14, 2017

The second National Basketball Association championship feels drastically different for Curry , because this one was a comeback from a heartbreaking missed opportunity a year ago against James and the Cavaliers when the Warriors knew they should have won it all but squandered a 3-1 lead. (more...)
Champions Trophy 2017: Australia braced for 'quarter-final' battle with hosts England
- June 14, 2017

Buttler at least had the pleasure of sending Trent Boult (1-56) for a sensational six in the 46th over after the wicketkeeper-batsman calmly stepped aside and tipped the ball backward over his shoulder. Butler's innings included two fours and two sixes. The hosts will have to deal with the absence of fast bowling all-rounder Chris Woakes, who was ruled out of the tournament with an injury after bowling just two overs against Bangladesh . (more...)
Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors
- June 14, 2017

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds in Game 5 as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavaliers to miss a repeat. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant, who was named the Finals MVP , said during an on-court interview. "They're so fast, they get out in transition". (more...)
Eagles tackle Jason Peters signs one-year contract extension Eagles tackle Jason Peters signs one-year contract extension
- June 14, 2017

I love Mr. (Jeffrey) Lurie, the whole organization, the City of Philadelphia, and the fans. "I don't want to be year-to-year, [wondering] if they're going to release me or are they going to do this, taking pay cuts and all that". The only year he wasn't selected to play in the all-star game was when he missed the 2012 campaign due to an Achilles injury. Most times National Football League players ask for a contract extension and don't receive it. (more...)
Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid
- June 14, 2017

He since has ascended to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking and won five tournaments. Johnson had previously said he would not travel to Wisconsin until Gretzky had given birth. Open. While Johnson would be happy to win that second consecutive U.S. Open in honor of his second born, no matter how well he performs this will be a week DJ remembers for the rest of his life. (more...)
Google Doodle marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with addictive game Google Doodle marks start of ICC Champions Trophy with addictive game
- June 14, 2017

Apart from Kohli, South Africa captain AB de Villiers, England's Eoin Morgan and Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza also attended. Done in by nerves to start with, keeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik feels he has a good chance of making India's Champions Trophy playing XI after his fluent knock in the warm-up game against Bangladesh . (more...)
Liverpool FC begin 2017/18 campaign on the road Liverpool FC begin 2017/18 campaign on the road
- June 14, 2017

The trip to newly-promoted Newcastle is a repeat of the 2012/13 opener, which the Magpies won 2-1. Of course, United could only manage miserable home draws against most of that lot last season. Manchester United visit the home of football on the evening of January 31st - transfer deadline day. Reigning champions Chelsea will start their title defence at home against Burnley , yet the early stages of the season include an away derby with Tottenham in the second week, plus ... (more...)
Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch NBA title
- June 14, 2017

There had been plenty of memorable moments from Durant and James in these Finals, but nothing like the early fourth quarter stretch in which the Warriors star seized his chance to win his first title. And it was just a matter of time before we were going to break through. West shoved Irving to pick up a technical foul, then went chest-to-chest with Tristan Thompson. (more...)
Kevin Durant named NBA Finals MVP in first championship run
- June 14, 2017

LeBron's Finals record now sits at 3-5, but this latest loss - in a odd way - actually cemented his legacy. Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-1 still gave Golden State the best winning percentage of any title team at.941. (more...)
Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors
- June 14, 2017

The actual games, writ large, weren't close and they weren't dramatic. "There's some games I might not get shots, as many shots as I'm used to getting". At the end of it all a new champion was crowned and the likes of Matt Barnes, David West , Patrick McCaw, Zaza Pachulia , James Michael McAdoo and JaVale McGee will collect championship rings at the beginning of next season. (more...)
Oasis song tribute planned ahead of France-England friendly
- June 14, 2017

England made a great start, scoring when left back Ryan Bertrand was played through by Raheem Sterling's clever pass. Djibril Sidibe scored an nearly identical close-range goal on 43 minutes, and Kane added his second from the spot (48) as Raphael Varane saw red for a last-man foul on Dele Alli . (more...)