• NBA Finals 2017: LeBron James in awe of juggernaut Warriors 'firepower'
NBA Finals 2017: LeBron James in awe of juggernaut Warriors 'firepower'

So I don't want to relax or feel like it's over, it's not". "We talked about it since The Finals last year that the last season was a very unique year, for a lot of different reasons, and we learned a lot", Curry said. "We want to get good shots". They won a championship, and previous year it was the greatest regular-season team we had played, pr...

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  • Warriors One Game away from NBA Title
Warriors One Game away from NBA Title

Not again, the Warriors felt. "Obviously you never know what's going to happen, but as it stands right now, they look pretty good as far as the future". The referees were calling it close and the Cavaliers benefitted most, attempting 20 free throws in the first quarter. "It was just an incredibly physical game", Kerr said.

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  • Nadal storms into quarters, Pliskova through to last 16
Nadal storms into quarters, Pliskova through to last 16

Obviously there have been a lot of changes with the team and so forth. Djokovic enlisted Andre Agassi for coaching help during Week 1 of the French Open , but Agassi had some prior commitments and so was gone by the time Djokovic faced Thiem .

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  • Wawrinka Beats Murray in 5 Sets to Make French Open Final
Wawrinka Beats Murray in 5 Sets to Make French Open Final

Thiem did well to stay as close as he did in the first and second sets but by the third Nadal was completely unstoppable. He roared back from two-sets-to-one down to blow Murray, the world's No. - "With an atmosphere like the one today, you can not help but give your all". Murray admitted that Wawrinka was the stronger player in the end. "Ph...

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  • Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Muguruza downs ex-champ
Nadal, Djokovic cruise as Muguruza downs ex-champ

He had three break points when Djokovic was serving for the match , but the Serbian recovered to win the game and the match when Granollers returned long. He said Agassi, who started working with Djokovic only days ago, would leave at the end of the week. On Monday, Nadal broke Paire on eight occasions and was only challenged by the World No...

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  • Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4
Cavs halt Warriors perfect postseason, party in Game 4

But we'll appreciate this game, because it was just. dumb. The Mavs understood that they were outmanned in that sense but the ball moved faster than anyone on the floor including James. Later in the quarter, confusion arose as Green seemingly received his second technical foul of the game that would have resulted in an automatic ejection.

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  • Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole
Kyle Busch turns fastest lap at Pocono for 2nd straight pole

The Joe Gibbs Racing posted a best lap of 179.151 miles per hour to beat Martin Truex Jr . for the top starting position in Sunday's Pocono 400. The lug nuts on the left-rear tire of Kyle Busch's vehicle were not being secure. Considering the problems Truex encountered in practice, he was happy to wind up second. "Turns 2 and 3 are pretty go...

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  • Defending champion Hamilton sets pace in Canadian GP practice, Stroll 13th
Defending champion Hamilton sets pace in Canadian GP practice, Stroll 13th

The Big A: Yes, and do not bet against that outcome. His contract with Ferrari ends at the end of this season. After three hours of practice in Canada, Hamilton is confident enough improvements have been made on the auto to avoid a repeat of the problems faced in Monaco, but concedes the issue is yet to be completely solved.

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  • French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals
French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals

I don't think he was as far away as people were saying. When I come on the court, I just know that I can do it. Murray, a 2016 finalist, will next face 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka , who won his eighth straight against Marin Cilic , 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.

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  • Everton inquire about Chelsea's Traore
Everton inquire about Chelsea's Traore

They are going to be behind the eight-ball again, fighting for fourth place. He was later given a spot in the first-team squad by The Special One, but was shipped out on loan upon Antonio Conte's arrival at the club. 70mill plus Traore for Rom sounds good to me. Real Madrid haven't offered Morata the role he had hoped at the club after they re-si...

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  • 4 incredible facts from Scooter Gennett's shocking 4-homer game
4 incredible facts from Scooter Gennett's shocking 4-homer game

Oh, and he collected 10 RBI total in a record-setting performance that ranks among the greatest - and most unlikely - outbursts in Major League Baseball history. The 5-foot-10, 185-pound infielder was claimed off waivers from Milwaukee late in spring training for a utility role. Which of Gennett's homers was your favorite? Brewers 5, Giants ...

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  • 3-on-3 basketball approved for 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
3-on-3 basketball approved for 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

As well as the French capital's sentimental reason for only wanting the 2024 Games, the bidding committee has also said it must be that year for logistic reasons as the land it has earmarked for the Olympic Village will not be available four years later.

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  • Garry Monk named as new Middlesbrough manager
Garry Monk named as new Middlesbrough manager

The 53-year-old has been out of management since last October after leaving Derby County by mutual consent. Three weeks after the club's relegation, Steve Gibson has appointed the former Leeds United head coach, who resigned from his position at Elland Road late last month, on a three-year contract to replace Aitor Karanka.

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  • Highlights: Ostapenko overcomes Wozniacki to reach semi-finals
Highlights: Ostapenko overcomes Wozniacki to reach semi-finals

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. Bacsinszky needed treatment to her right thigh after an awkward slide in the opening set but credited her opponent with a fine performance. If Ostapenko lets nerves get to her and serves a...

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  • International Olympic Committee gives nod to mixed relays for Tokyo 2020
International Olympic Committee gives nod to mixed relays for Tokyo 2020

Both seek to follow London as three-time Olympic hosts. A widely expected proposal from the International Olympic Committee executive board on Friday did not address which city will go first and stage the 2024 Olympics. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman issued a statement after the decision: "We welcome the IOC Executiv...

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  • Rafael Nadal through to quarter-finals at French Open
Rafael Nadal through to quarter-finals at French Open

Nadal, attempting to become the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event, reached the quarter-finals with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 win. "Kiki, Kiki!" yelled the crowd as Mladenovic, a player born to Serbian parents and who speaks good English and cheers herself up in Italian, negotiated her way through the 1hr 59min clash at Roland Garros ...

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  • Will Thiem Stop Nadal From Entering Yet Another French Open Final?
Will Thiem Stop Nadal From Entering Yet Another French Open Final?

I'm really happy to find a way how to win the match . "Andy knows the right way to play Stan". "I was trying to focus on my game. I would prefer 10 over nine, no doubt". Nadal hit a attractive topspin lob, a shot he rarely uses, to begin the second set, and despite dropping the ball short more often than in his previous matches , he always se...

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  • Lions T Decker out four to six months after surgery
Lions T Decker out four to six months after surgery

Decker injured the shoulder last week and had surgery on it Monday , leaving the Lions with a massive hole on quarterback Matthew Stafford 's blindside needing to be replaced. We now have a little more information about Decker's injury and it's not welcome news to Lions fans. He started five games at left tackle for the Bills last season, with a ...

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  • Highest paid athletes: Virat Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list
Highest paid athletes: Virat Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list

It's hard for the everyday Joe to even fathom the amount of money that the world's highest paid athletes make as they rake in millions of dollars every year. Golf legend Tiger Woods , who was arrested recently after police found him asleep at the steering wheel of his vehicle as a result of his medication, comes in at the 17th spot.

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  • Wawrinka in French Open final after epic win over Murray
Wawrinka in French Open final after epic win over Murray

After all, the duo tallied the most victories on clay this season and Thiem is one of the rare players to have toppled the Spaniard twice on dirt. The only bait guaranteed to lure out the Stanimal is the prospect of playing a No. Wawrinka, on the other hand, has never lost a grand slam title match , having won all three of his previous finals, inc...

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