• Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited
Stephen Curry prefers to decline White House visit if invited

But controversial policies and outlandish statements by President Donald Trump have upset many United States professional athletes, including players from the predominantly African American NBA . The framework is in place to sustain what is considered a juggernaut squad. "It was just ridiculous", Curry said. "What we've built here is truly s...

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  • ICC Champions trophy: Mohammad Amir starts mind games with Virat Kohli
ICC Champions trophy: Mohammad Amir starts mind games with Virat Kohli

Pakistan will take on the victor of the India vs Bangladesh semi-final, on Sunday at Oval. "Coming from Edgbaston which was a good wicket to a used wicket , we didn't adapt very well". "There were huge expectations they d go on to win the tournament , I think justifiably so on the back of what they ve done over the last year-and-a-half",...

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  • Berger retains St. Jude title after Mickelson triple
Berger retains St. Jude title after Mickelson triple

Amateur Braden Thornberry and former Gator Billy Horschel were among five players two shots back. The 24-year-old's one-shot victory saw him follow in the footsteps of David Toms , who won the trophy in 2003 and 2004, after the American claimed his maiden PGA Tour title at this tournament last year.

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  • Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery
Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery

Scott Applewhite, File). Mr Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base on Wednesday (local time) when he was shot at a practice for an annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game . "Our family asks that you continue to pray for Steve ... and all of those hurt in this attack", Jennifer Scalise said in the statement . President Donald...

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  • Who won last year's US Open?
Who won last year's US Open?

Johnson, who won last year's U.S. Open after a controversial final round, hasn't competed in a major since last year's PGA Championship. "I like really tough golf courses". He isn't anxious about only getting two days of work in this week at a first-time U.S. Open venue. Obviously I don't have to worry about them and that's a big relief.

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  • Warriors fans celebrate championship with parade, rally
Warriors fans celebrate championship with parade, rally

In one perfectly-timed photo, Riley Curry's reflection can be seen in the Larry O'Brien trophy while her dad was holding it. As unforgettable for the rest of the National Basketball Association was the way the Warriors attacked the season, blending Durant's inside power with Curry and Klay Thompson's outside shooting to create a deadly combin...

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  • The Golden State Warriors win the championship and get revenge
The Golden State Warriors win the championship and get revenge

Even from six rows back, 9- and 10-year-old brothers William and Rizal Cahambing were not going to miss a chance to see their favorite Golden State Warriors player, Stephen Curry , as he rode atop a double-decker bus during Thursday's parade to celebrate the team's latest championship.

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  • Henderson off to hot start at Meijer Classic
Henderson off to hot start at Meijer Classic

The 19-year-old Canadian is searching for her first win of 2017 and she has a slim lead after the first round of the $2-million event at the Blythefield Country Club. She had a one-stroke lead Thursday after an opening 63. "But this week seems to be a turnaround week and hopefully I can just finish strong the next two days", she said.

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  • Andy Murray thought he would 'never' win Wimbledon
Andy Murray thought he would 'never' win Wimbledon

With Wimbledon just around the corner, it's no surprise then who Toni views as Nadal's biggest threat. "If I play well, I've shown in the past that I can win there". There's a lot of expectation during this period, so it can be a bit stressful - but I'm able to get away from that as well because I'm at home, I'm sleeping in my own bed and I hav...

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  • Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65
Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

That's not to say big names and quality players aren't in the mix here in Wisconsin . The top three golfers in the world, and six of the top 10, didn't make it. No matter. He shot 38 on his first nine but rallied for 33 on his second nine. Then his game flattened out on the front nine, bogeying one and six.

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  • The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut
The wrong kind of US Open history: Top 3 all miss cut

It's a literal turning point for the property as from there, play returns back towards the clubhouse. The 15th is absurd in person, in the best ways. American Brooks Koepka has stormed into a share of the lead midway through the second round of the US Open , golf's second major championship of 2017.

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  • LeBron James says he never played for a
LeBron James says he never played for a "super team". Really?

The impending loss of the Warriors to San Francisco was on the minds of some fans who came out to cheer, though many threw the word "dynasty" around and expected one more championship parade in Oakland next year. "Once it hits zero and you see that excitement in their faces, it's nearly like in a lost world because you have no idea what to ...

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  • Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard
Casey goes top then crashes down US Open leaderboard

On the longest course ever for a major, the cut was the lowest at the U.S. Open since 1990. He hit 12 of the 14 fairways in the second round, and one of the misses came on No. Casey's opening 66 had left him a shot off the pace and he swiftly joined Fowler in the lead with a birdie from close range on the 11th, his second hole of the day, only to...

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  • Kevin Durant expects to remain with Golden State Warriors
Kevin Durant expects to remain with Golden State Warriors

The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. The Warriors won 129-120 to. They went 15-1 in the postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games in the finals.

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  • Cavs Put On Historic Performance in NBA Finals Game 4 Victory
Cavs Put On Historic Performance in NBA Finals Game 4 Victory

We're a confident group. It's about us putting ourselves in the best position that we can put ourselves in. He had Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami and now has Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in Cleveland . He was also one win away from returning to the Finals a year ago with Oklahoma City but they squandered a 3-1 series lead to Golden State, wh...

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  • Aaron Judge Hits 495-foot Home Run at Yankee Stadium
Aaron Judge Hits 495-foot Home Run at Yankee Stadium

Judge did get a chance to atone in the eighth after Aaron Hicks laced a one-out double off lefty reliever Jose Alvarez. Matt Holliday to second. Norris fell behind in the count 2-0 before grooving a 91-mph cut fastball over the middle of the plate and Judge hammered it at least 10 rows into the seats in right-center field.

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  • Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals
Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

He has not dropped a set in Paris , and improved to 25-8 on the season and 37-11 at Roland Garros . "At the same time he was raising his level, so it was tough to play in the end". Today's match wasn't particularly long, and there were not many long rallies. "I'm the odd one out in the semis, but hopefully, I can keep it up". So I was frustrated ...

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  • Bacsinszky weathers Mladenovic storm in Roland Garros
Bacsinszky weathers Mladenovic storm in Roland Garros

Waves of weather - "We had a hurricane, a sandstorm, and we nearly had snow too", Bacsinszky said in her on-court interview - disrupted both players' games, but she said she was ready for a heavy surface. The second started in similarly nervy fashion, with both exchanging breaks, before the Swiss broke for a 4-3 lead. She has just dropped her s...

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  • No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open
No drama this time: DJ bids an early farewell at US Open

The 33-year-old Victorian backed his first-round 68 with an gutsy even-par 72 during Friday's second round to keep his four-under-par total, despite officials opting for a more hard course set-up at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. McIlroy's performance might not be that surprising given that he's played only six PGA Tour events this year and missed most ...

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  • Warriors fans expecting more championships
Warriors fans expecting more championships

Regardless the team is hoping to be celebrating another title next June. Oakland recently learned it's losing one of its other beloved teams, the Raiders, to Las Vegas in 2020, and the city is still reeling from a police scandal and mourning a deadly warehouse fire.

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