• Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years
Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

But some front offices have undergone recent overhauls, and more of that could be on the way - especially if Cleveland does not retain GM David Griffin, whose contract with the Cavs is expiring. Cavaliers' forward LeBron James had a game-high 41 points and guard Kyrie Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led ...

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  • Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House
Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House

The 2017 National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors have not yet decided if they will visit the White House to celebrate their title. Based on Kerr's words and how President Trump has responded to his critics, I'm interested to see if the Warrior's ever get that invitation. "I can't describe it".

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  • I thought I was done, Rafael Nadal reveals his hidden thought
I thought I was done, Rafael Nadal reveals his hidden thought

Meanwhile, a 10th singles title at the clay-court Grand Slam represents a professional era record - no player has won more singles titles at the same major event as the 31-year-old. He was aware of being within touching distance of the title in Australia in January when he was a break up in the final set only to lose to Federer.

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  • Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France
Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

Kane was skipper for Saturday's World Cup qualifier with Scotland at Hampden Park, which saw the Tottenham striker rescue a 2-2 draw for England late on after Leigh Griffiths had turned the game in the hosts' favour - beating Joe Hart with a pair of free-kicks.

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  • Durant, Warriors bask in NBA's spotlight
Durant, Warriors bask in NBA's spotlight

But not far behind from his gaudy numbers was none other than LeBron James , who ended up with a triple-double average for the series and finished with a game-high 41 points in Monday night's loss. "It's a championship. It's a great feeling". They will make moves, get better as fast as they can, and hope a break or two falls their way. Jerry W...

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  • No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Warriors near title
No questioning Kevin Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

Without Green in the lineup, the Cavs took Game 5 on the road behind 82 combined points from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. "The other stuff doesn't really matter". Durant lost to James and the Miami Heat when he was with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 Finals,...

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  • Golden State Warriors Back on Top, Win 2017 NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors Back on Top, Win 2017 NBA Finals

But it turns out Durant did have something to say about the Grammy-winning superstar, who is an unabashed fan of LeBron James and during Game 1 of the NBA Finals yelled "brick" when Durant was at the free throw line. Then it was Golden State's turn again, taking the title in five games. Magic Johnson lost two Finals series in sweep...

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  • How Warriors took back the crown, and how NBA rivals can compete
How Warriors took back the crown, and how NBA rivals can compete

LeBron James had a great series, averaging a triple-double, but he didn't have enough accompanying firepower to battle this Golden State team . The hoards of Warriors fans outside Oracle Arena Monday night, celebrating after the team brought home the National Basketball Association championship, were dealt a surprise when Kevin Durant s...

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  • Kevin Durant named unanimous Finals MVP after historic series
Kevin Durant named unanimous Finals MVP after historic series

His crucial game three-winning "dagger" shot on the road in Cleveland had put the Warriors on the brink of the title with a 3-0 lead. Durant scored 30 or more in all five games of the Finals - including 39 in Monday's title-clinching 129-120 Game 5 and averaged 35.2 points for the series.

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  • India knock sloppy Proteas out of Trophy
India knock sloppy Proteas out of Trophy

Regarding rival skipper AB de Villiers' run-out dismissal, Kohli said, "It's always good to get him out early, he can always hurt you". India bowled an astounding 141 dot balls which are equivalent to 23.3 maiden overs out of the 44.2 overs that South Africa batted.

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  • Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released on Wednesday at 09:00 BST
Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released on Wednesday at 09:00 BST

The Premier League is reportedly considering adding new timings for matches, with games being potentially played Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings from the 2019/20 season. The last set of domestic rights were sold to Sky and BT Sport in 2015 for more than £5.14billion. Ofcom dropped their probe in 2016, content that the Premier League h...

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  • Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes
Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes

Named after Czechoslovakia's Antonin Panenka, who scored the victor in a shoot-out against West Germany in the 1976 European Championship final, the original actually came at the same Belgrade ground where Ramsey displayed incredible composure 41 years on.

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  • Champions Trophy: Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semis
Champions Trophy: Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semis

Many of those tickets are likely to be returned with India taking on Bangladesh the following day in the second semi-final at Edgbaston. But an unbroken stand of 75 between Sarfraz, dropped twice on his way to 61 not out, and Mohammad Amir (28 not out) saw Pakistan complete a thrilling win.

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  • Antoine Griezmann Confirms He Will Be At Atletico Madrid Next Season
Antoine Griezmann Confirms He Will Be At Atletico Madrid Next Season

Manchester United's long-drawn out flirtation with signing Antoine Griezmann has come to a sudden halt, according to reports , but the club seems to have wrapped up one signing this summer. It would be dirty move to leave now. But reports on Thursday in the United Kingdom media claimed the Premier League giants had cooled their intere...

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  • Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title
Warriors ride Durant to beat Cavaliers and clinch National Basketball Association title

No team had a winning record against Golden State this season - five were.500 against the Warriors - and 16 of the 29 other teams in the league didn't beat them even once. "They're built for - from my eyes, they're built to last a few years". "You got to call Kevin Durant a champ now". "I've been so lucky to be part of so many champ...

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  • Durant vindicates decision to join Golden State
Durant vindicates decision to join Golden State

As we look toward the future, the leaguewide fear is that nothing may be enough to sustain success against this iteration of Golden State . Durant was already one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history before his move to the Warriors after collecting the scoring title four times and picking up MVPs honors in 2014....

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  • Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over Lions
Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over Lions

Gatland said: "There are very very fine margins and the fine margins are that we miss a penalty that Owen would normally kick every day and at the other end Marty Banks kicks a penalty and that is the difference between losing by a point and winning by a couple".

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  • Lungani Zama on Proteas at Champions Trophy
Lungani Zama on Proteas at Champions Trophy

Kohli admitted, it's not always easy to keep his cool, but he is proud of how the team has pulled back after the loss to Sri Lanka , "As a captain, I would not say that I was totally calm or I had no issues at all". Du Plessis is rested along with Hashim Amla , JP Duminy and Kagiso Rabada . They equalled their longest winning streak in that time...

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  • Ex-Leicester boss Ranieri joins Nantes
Ex-Leicester boss Ranieri joins Nantes

Nantes have obtained an exemption from French Football League (LFP) rules on the age of a coach to appoint Claudio Ranieri , L'Equipe has reported . It won't be the first time Ranieri has managed in France, having coached AS Monaco from 2012 to 2014, including leading the current French champions to promotion from Ligue 2 and back into the top...

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  • Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England
Players walk out to sound of Oasis song for France-England

England did, in fact, beat France 2-0 the last time these nations met in November 2015 and i think they'll leave Paris with a lot of positives. The decision at the start of the second half highlighted the issues that need ironing out with the system being trialled by Federation Internationale de Football Association at selected matches ahead...

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