• The Night the NBA Finals Got Weird
The Night the NBA Finals Got Weird

The third quarter featured a confusing sequence and a scramble on the floor that resulted in two technical, a friend of James being escorted from the arena and back and forth flurries worthy of a heavyweight boxing match. Early turnovers didn't help his rhythm, and he didn't make up for it with a scoring outburst. A TV replay showed Kerr explodin...

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  • The best reactions from the Cavaliers' season-saving win over the Warriors
The best reactions from the Cavaliers' season-saving win over the Warriors

Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 40 points with 7 3-pointers, and James added 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists as the Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 137-116 in Cleveland on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) for their first win of the National Basketball Association finals, a game that was testy, emotionally charged and a lot...

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  • Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title
Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

But Ostapenko immediately got back on serve as Bacsinszky - also a semi-finalist in 2015 - started to leave a few forehands short and was duly punished. The problem for the 2014 Wimbledon junior champion, however, was that she was missing too much in the first set. Ostapenko was playing in only her eighth Grand Slam tournament, never having b...

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  • America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis
America's Cup challenger final series: Team New Zealand v Artemis

Holders Oracle Team USA await the winners of the challenger final in the America's Cup . However, facing a 3-1 deficit following back-to-back defeats on Tuesday, Nathan Outteridge and Artemis Racing turned the tides, mounting an almighty comeback against their Japanese rivals, winning three races to take the score in their Louis Vuitton America'...

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse

They moved to the brink of that with a 118-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals . "We'll see what happens", James said. Kevin Durant has now outscored LeBron 33-11 in the fourth quarter of this series. At that time, it felt like a title was far away for James. J.R. Smith finally got started.

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  • Cavs halt Warriors ideal post-season, party in Game 4
Cavs halt Warriors ideal post-season, party in Game 4

Then everything went south for the Warriors. Irving was 5-for-8 on contested 3s and dazzled in his ability to get around the smothering defense of Klay Thompson that impeded him throughout the first two games . In the 1st half, Irving poured in a postseason career-high and franchise record tying 28 points ( LeBron James 28 in 2nd H at IND o...

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  • Wahab Riaz to be sent home due to injury
Wahab Riaz to be sent home due to injury

Yuvraj Singh walked away with the "Man of The Match" award for his quickfire fifty, while Rohit Sharma (91) and captain Virat Kohli (81*) contributed handsomely to India's cause. "I thought we all batted really well". It was only after he had been dropped on 43 that Kohli stepped on the gas and hit three sixes. And all you've got to do is pl...

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  • No sweep as Cavs outlast Warriors in Game 4
No sweep as Cavs outlast Warriors in Game 4

But we'll appreciate this game, because it was just. dumb. Talk about historic. And coming back from a 3-0 deficit would be historic to the tenth degree. That's a part of basketball. But referees claimed that his first technical was on head coach Steve Kerr . Green remained in the game. Durant was widely criticized past year when he left Okl...

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  • Scotland 2 England 2: Kane rescues point amid late drama
Scotland 2 England 2: Kane rescues point amid late drama

England's Harry Kane , center left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between Scotland and England at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland , Saturday, June 10, 2017. Griffiths failed to score on his previous 12 appearances for his country, but broke the drought in spectacular styl...

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  • Monaco ace Bakayoko closing in on £35 million Chelsea move
Monaco ace Bakayoko closing in on £35 million Chelsea move

It has been claimed that Antonio Conte has made it clear that the midfielder will not be a first choice selection at Stamford Bridge and according to L'Equipe, after a period of hesitation, the Frenchman has agreed to a move to west London.

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  • Wawrinka ousts Murray; Nadal next
Wawrinka ousts Murray; Nadal next

Well, perhaps he should brush up. Wawrinka is the oldest finalist since 33-year-old Niki Pilic was runner-up in 1973. This time , Wawrinka managed to wear down the 30-year-old Scot, also a three-time Grand Slam champion. But he hasn't played in one since 2014, because he lost to Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals, then withdrew from the t...

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  • NHL: Penguins crush Predators for 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup
NHL: Penguins crush Predators for 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

From Malkin (goal and an assist) and Kessel (goal and two assists) to goals from Justin Schultz and Ron Hainsey to a shutout performance from Matt Murray , everyone in a Penguins jersey stepped up. "But it's hard just to sit here and say, oh, yeah, it's gone, everything is good". It took all of 91 seconds for Pittsburgh to get its swagger ...

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  • Brewers lose holiday game to Mets 4-2
Brewers lose holiday game to Mets 4-2

Alderson wants to be sure Matz and Lugo are ready before re-inserting them into the Mets lineup. The Mets did nearly nothing at the plate in the following five innings, but their bullpen was up to the moment and their hitters had enough energy left to squeak in a run against Wily Peralta .

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  • Jelena Ostapenko claims stunning French Open success
Jelena Ostapenko claims stunning French Open success

More crisp striking from Ostapenko nudged the 20-year-old ahead once more, but the errors flew off her racquet just as regularly and Halep pulled 4-3 in front. In only her 18th match in one of the four majors, the 20-year-old Latvian fought back from a set and 3-0 down to blaze past the experienced Romanian 4-6 6-4 6-3 and become her country's firs...

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  • Scotland 2-2 England
Scotland 2-2 England

England's position at the top of Europe Group F weakened, but it left Hampden Park relieved to have kept its eight-year unbeaten run in tournament qualifying matches intact. SunSport has identified five of Scotland's greatest performances against England . It was a bold decision by Strachan, since the left-footed Christophe Berra played on ...

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  • LeBron James's fourth-quarter fatigue shows that even GOATs can get exhausted
LeBron James's fourth-quarter fatigue shows that even GOATs can get exhausted

But after a draining loss to the Warriors in Game 3, the Cavs will have to guard against a letdown, not to mention Golden State's vaunted lineup that was built to dominate for years. "But now that it's a legit possibility, one game away, I think you should think about it because you want to win the next game". "You don't want to prolong a series ...

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  • Yuvraj's game-changing knock took the pressure off me: Kohli
Yuvraj's game-changing knock took the pressure off me: Kohli

While Kohli on the other hand, was struggling for timing, Yuvraj had been put down once by Hassan Ali. "A scan has confirmed that Wahab Riaz suffered a deltoid ligament complex after an eversion injury mechanism while bowling ", a Pakistan Cricket Board release said .

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals with record-setting night
Cleveland Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals with record-setting night

James said his mom didn't want him to leave the Miami Heat for the Cavs because of the letter Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert wrote to fans the night James bolted for the Heat in 2010. Instead of an ejection for Pachulia, however, he and Shumpert were slapped with technicals. The third quarter featured a confusing sequence and a scramble on the flo...

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  • USA calls on Arab nations to ease blockade against Qatar
USA calls on Arab nations to ease blockade against Qatar

It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's sharp condemnation might affect USA cooperation with Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 US troops and a major USA air base that serves as a staging ground for operations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Chad has recalled its ambassador from Qatar for consultations, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, joining ...

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  • Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4
Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4

As this was being sorted out, Todd Leebow, a friend of James who was sitting with the three-time champion's business partners, got involved in an argument with Golden State's bench and was asked to leave. "That first quarter they came out and hit us with that fantastic punch". "We were in attack mode", James said. The Cavaliers shot 24-of-45 fr...

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