• Golden State Warriors proved they're the best LeBron James ever faced
Golden State Warriors proved they're the best LeBron James ever faced

Together, they combined for 77 points. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Australia Vs New Zealand
ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Australia Vs New Zealand

Captain Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bat first on a very flat wicket and was on the front foot from the word go. Josh Hazlewood says Australia's bowlers will be much improved against Bangladesh at The Oval on Monday, despite their off-colour display against New Zealand .

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  • Liverpool's sorry ending to Virgil van Dijk transfer rumours
Liverpool's sorry ending to Virgil van Dijk transfer rumours

Van Dijk is one of Southampton's most valuable players, rated at around £50 million and drawing interest from a number of the Premier League's top clubs. Physically, at least, Tah, could be the ideal Van Dijk alternative, although he is significantly less experienced than the Southampton player. Virgil van Dijk has five years remaining on...

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  • Former NFL WR James Hardy III found dead in IN river
Former NFL WR James Hardy III found dead in IN river

Wednesday after a worker at a water treatment plant noticed a foul smell coming from the area around the dam. Hardy, an Elmhurst graduate, was a record-breaking receiver for Indiana University before leaving after his junior season to enter the National Football League draft.

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  • NHL: Predators even Stanley Cup Final with 4-1 win over Penguins
NHL: Predators even Stanley Cup Final with 4-1 win over Penguins

That's the central question to this series right now. Nashville came into Game 3 down 2-0 in the series. "You've got to trust what gets you here", Crosby said. The 34-year-old stopped 50-of-52 shots in Nashville's two wins, including breakaway stops of Crosby and Chris Kunitz . While momentum rarely carries over during the playoffs, espe...

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  • Liverpool Apologise to Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk Media Speculation
Liverpool Apologise to Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk Media Speculation

Van Dijk wants the transfer and Southampton will not want to hold on to a player who is unhappy. Liverpool are still available at 10/3 (4.33 ) to land their man, but that would be quite a serious of U-turns given the very public way in which they announced they were no longer interested.

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  • Durant's late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers
Durant's late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers

Cavaliers' fans swapped T-shirts and shorts for long sleeves and sweat shirts as unusually cool spring weather had Cleveland feeling fall-like on Wednesday night hours before Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Irving added six rebounds and three assists in 44 minutes of play. "Well it's not over", Durant, an early favorite for Finals MVP, said after his...

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  • Rookie, goalie help Predators tie series
Rookie, goalie help Predators tie series

PITTSBURGH, PA - MAY 08: Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals skates against Chad Ruhwedel #2 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at PPG PAINTS Arena on May 8, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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  • Sir Ben Ainslie hopeful New Zealand can recover after America's Cup capsizing
Sir Ben Ainslie hopeful New Zealand can recover after America's Cup capsizing

Conditions brightened somewhat for the start of the fourth race of the day between Land Rover BAR and Emirates Team New Zealand . Three of the Kiwi boat's sailors were thrown overboard but all were unharmed as Great Britain claimed victory to claw themselves back into contention.

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  • Has a team ever blown a 3-0 NBA Finals lead?
Has a team ever blown a 3-0 NBA Finals lead?

The final score was 118-113. "I've been working on that shot my whole life". "For that one to go in, that was liberating right there". "We just settled down and got stops in the end". The offseason addition of Kevin Durant had made them a juggernaut, presumably destined to make history. "He's been an awesome player in this league for a long time ,...

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  • Bacsinszky 'proud' to be in second French Open semi-final
Bacsinszky 'proud' to be in second French Open semi-final

She is also known to be volatile and expressive on court, and her heated on-court row with Naomi Broady in 2016 is carved in the tennis halls of infamy. Against Wozniacki, Ostapenko played with a maturity beyond her years. It will be an intriguing first-time battle between the two players and only one of them will be celebrating a birthday bash.

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  • Virat Kohli Sole Indian In Forbes List Of Highest Paid Athletes
Virat Kohli Sole Indian In Forbes List Of Highest Paid Athletes

Indian cricket captain, Virat Kohli has made it to the Forbes's latest list of the world's 100 highest-paid athletes. The top five is the same as past year with only James and Messi swapping places. With superstars such as Andy Murray , Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Canelo Alvarez now eating his dust, a moment should be taken to appreciate what C...

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  • Warriors Take 3-0 Lead Over Cavs
Warriors Take 3-0 Lead Over Cavs

Kevin Durant's three-pointer with 45 seconds left gave Golden State a 114-113 lead, and Steph Curry and Durant secured the victory with four free throws. Guessing here, but with a much more competitive Game 3, ratings will be through the roof. A 10-0 Cleveland run early in the third quarter brought the Cavaliers their first lead of the finals ...

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  • Operation Bellerin to Barcelona - Spanish newspapers begin the offensive
Operation Bellerin to Barcelona - Spanish newspapers begin the offensive

To that effect it seems reasonable to read that according to the Mirror , Barcelona's main target is the full-back that has been the subject of a couple of articles already on this site - Hector Bellerin . The report claims that the La Liga giants are planning for Arsenal to lower their £35 million asking price by including one of Denis Sua...

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  • French Open 2017: Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko Reach Final at Roland Garros
French Open 2017: Simona Halep, Jelena Ostapenko Reach Final at Roland Garros

Thursday's other women's semifinal sees 2015 French Open semifinalist Timea Bacsinszky play Wimbledon junior victor Jelena Ostapenko . The birthday girl rode fearless baseline drives and fierce swing volleys becoming the first unseeded French Open finalist in the Open Era since Mima Jausovec fell to Chrissie Evert in 1983.

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  • India thrash Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy warm-up
India thrash Bangladesh in ICC Champions Trophy warm-up

Malik has a career spanning nearly two decades began in the form of an off-spinner and would most likely culminate, whenever it does as one of the most dependable batsman in the shorter versions of the game that Pakistan has ever had. "The innovations Intel is bringing to the game promise to transform how cricket is experienced and enjoyed ar...

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  • McLaren, Honda nearing 'fork in the road'
McLaren, Honda nearing 'fork in the road'

McLaren's collaboration with Honda has spluttered ever since the pair renewed their partnership in 2015. "The third world championship is my biggest priority, and I developed my skills to drive F1 cars for the last 16 years", said Alonso, who led at Indy before retiring with an engine problem when seventh in the closing stages.

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  • Brilliant Nadal, Djokovic through to Q'final
Brilliant Nadal, Djokovic through to Q'final

Novak Djokovic stormed into the quarter finals of the French Open by beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6, 6-1, 6-3. Novak Djokovic (SRB) reacts during his match against Diego Schwartzman (ARG) (not pictured) on day six of the 2017 French Open tennis tournament at Stade Roland Garros .

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  • Djokovic gave up, McEnroe blasts Serb
Djokovic gave up, McEnroe blasts Serb

It is the fewest games the 31-year-old Nadal has lost on his way to the last four on the Paris clay. Swiss third seed Wawrinka, the 2015 title victor, has not lost a set on his way to a third successive semi-final in Paris . Nadal advanced 6-2 2-0 when Spanish compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta retired with an abdominal strain. "You can not d...

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  • Sabathia wins 5th straight, leads Yankees over Red Sox 8-0
Sabathia wins 5th straight, leads Yankees over Red Sox 8-0

Sabathia got out of that unscathed, starting by spearing a comebacker by Jackie Bradley Jr. with his bare hand on a ball clocked at 97.9 miles per hour. Out of the No. 9 hole, Chris Carter clubbed a three-run homer to highlight a four-run fourth inning against Boston right-hander Rick Porcello , the reigning AL Cy Young award victor.

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