• Warriors undecided on whether to visit White House
Warriors undecided on whether to visit White House

Golden State Warriors fans are waking up early to secure a spot along the team's parade route in Oakland , California. The Warriors took the championship title away from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, winning Game 5 129-120 and the series 4-1.

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  • Real Madrid
Real Madrid "convinced" Cristiano Ronaldo innocent of alleged tax fraud

The statement said Ronaldo used what it deems a shell company in the Virgin Islands to "create a screen in order to hide his total income from Spain's Tax Office ". They allege that he failed to declare earnings, including from the exploitation of his image rights, between 2011 and 2014, notifying earnings of €11.5m instead of €43m over that per...

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  • Playing both sides: Markelle Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics
Playing both sides: Markelle Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics

When asked about competing against Ball, Fultz said , "I'm a competitor". The Lakers' plans are also open-ended. After reports came out before his pre-draft workout with the Lakers that they were not sold on Ball as a star player in the National Basketball Association, people began to speculate how this information was leaked.

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  • After nearly missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major
After nearly missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

The world number 47 became the first unseeded player to reach the women's singles final at Roland Garros since Mima Jausovec lost to Chris Evert in 1983. The third seed somehow booked herself a place in the semi-final from a set and 5-1 down, snatching the second set on a tie-break and romping to a 6-0 victory in the third.

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  • Champions Trophy: India Decimate Bangladesh To Set Up Final Clash vs Pakistan
Champions Trophy: India Decimate Bangladesh To Set Up Final Clash vs Pakistan

The defending champions reached their target with 9.5 overs remaining, setting up a final to savour and one that is sure to be watched by hundreds of millions of fans on TV. Bangladesh finished on 264-7, which was always unlikely to be too short on a good pitch. There was also a lovely lofted pull to the long-on rope.

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  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia
Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

In the group stage, each team will play three games in a group of four, with the winners and runners-up from each group advancing to the knockout stage. This will be their sixth time they are participating in the tournament after winning the 2015 CONCACAF Cup. They head into the tournament without skipper Mile Jedinak, who withdrew from the squad...

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  • French players looking to ride 'Kiki' wave at Roland Garros
French players looking to ride 'Kiki' wave at Roland Garros

The eighth seed, Svetlana Kuznetsova , was also eliminated on Sunday. I went out there without fear. Djokovic has had sets where he has struggled, but looks to be in line to win his second straight French Open and his second title at Roland Garros .

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  • Falling: McIlroy, Day endure nightmare rounds at US Open
Falling: McIlroy, Day endure nightmare rounds at US Open

Fowler was the pick of the morning starters at Erin Hills , capitalising on softened greens and a lack of wind early in the day to fire seven birdies in a bogey-free round. Masters champion Sergio Garcia shot 70. "I'm a Rickie Fowler fan and the round of golf he composed this morning was handsome", said Casey, who opened his round with an eag...

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  • Luka Modric on Real Madrid's Champions League success
Luka Modric on Real Madrid's Champions League success

It's clear that the former United star still has plenty of respect and admiration for his former coach, as he even still acknowledges him as "boss" to this day... "But I'm very grateful to this wonderful club for giving me this opportunity". Buffon and (Andrea) Barzagli will still be with us next year, and they still have a lot to give us.

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  • Washington Basketball Markelle Fultz - Late Bloomer To Top Draft Pick?
Washington Basketball Markelle Fultz - Late Bloomer To Top Draft Pick?

The GM says Jackson is exactly Danny Ainge's type of player, and that from his conversations with Ainge, he believes the Celtics will buck the conventional wisdom and go with Jackson. "Also, he was a [fellow Washington] Husky, so automatically, we've got a bond there", Fultz said. If something unusual does happen and Fultz is on the board...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep
Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open final against Simona Halep

JELENA Ostapenko has completed an extraordinary grand slam fairytale, upstaging Simona Halep to win the French Open . Thursday, June 8, 2017. To all the people back home, I got lots of messages and support. "I think it was a good tournament", said the Romanian, who would also have climbed to world number one with victory. "It was my dream alwa...

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  • Fowler: Strong start is 'cool' but judge me on Sunday
Fowler: Strong start is 'cool' but judge me on Sunday

Open . Defending champion Dustin Johnson is looking to make the first successful title defence since Curtis Strange in 1989, but struggled to an opening 75 containing a solitary birdie. "I ran as fast as I could through the tall grass to get to him", Schmidt told ESPN.com, "and I fell three or four times". The 26-year-old, who finished tied f...

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  • Chelsea fans voice concern as Thibaut Courtois contract talks stall
Chelsea fans voice concern as Thibaut Courtois contract talks stall

Courtois is under contract at Stamford Bridge until 2019, while the Belgium worldwide stopper has previously been linked with a move to Real Madrid to replace Keylor Navas. That's a scary headline from the Times , but it's likely to be nothing more than a bit of agenting - and/or fearmongering, in light of the Donnarumma events in Milan earlier t...

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  • Eusebio di Francesco: Former Roma midfielder returns as boss
Eusebio di Francesco: Former Roma midfielder returns as boss

Former Sassuolo coach Eusebio Di Francesco signed a two-season deal at Roma on Tuesday after the clubs agreed a compensation package. Roma has finished either second or third each of the past four seasons, and is looking to close the gap with Juventus , which has won Serie A for a record six straight years.

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  • Fans line up early for Warriors celebration
Fans line up early for Warriors celebration

The announcement that Curry still wouldn't want to go to the White House received the expected online response, continuing a conversation that started after the Warriors had won the championship. Kerr, who returned to the Warriors' bench for Game 2 of the NBA Finals after missing their previous 13 games this postseason because of an illness...

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  • 'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe
'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe

Luka Modric is proud of how Real Madrid settled down in the second half and completely took control of the UCL final. With a third Champions League title in four seasons secured, having dethroned Barca for their first La Liga silverware since 2012, there were wild celebrations in Madrid.

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  • Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade
Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade

A fabulous first one with and for Durant. The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games to win the title, capping a brilliant 15-1 post-season run. "Same time , next year", co-owner Peter Lacob said. Whatever it is, the big-money contract will be a hefty raise from the $12 million he earned on the way to a 16-1 postseason.

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  • Man Utd Open Summer Account After Completing £30m Signing of Victor Lindelof
Man Utd Open Summer Account After Completing £30m Signing of Victor Lindelof

BENFICA midfielder Anderson Talisca is keen to follow Victor Lindelof to Manchester United and claims Jose Mourinho "loves him". Last week, we brought you news that Morata had already agreed personal terms with Manchester United , with the clubs trying to finalise a price.

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  • Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters
Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

Open upset of Andy Murray after booking a quarterfinal rematch with the world No. 1 at Roland Garros on Monday. Former champion Stan Wawrinka became the oldest French Open semi-finalist in 32 years yesterday when he brushed aside Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.

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  • Mumbai serial blasts verdict on Abu Salem to be announced
Mumbai serial blasts verdict on Abu Salem to be announced

Meanwhile, Siddiqui has been convicted under TADA and for other charges, but not conspiracy. Other accused Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan has been also found guilty in 1993 Mumbai Serial Blasts case . The CBI filed a chargesheet against 189 people. Some of this was given to Sanjay Dutt and some was concealed to "bring about a game in Bombay", as he...

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