• Curry urged teammates to just be themselves against Cavaliers
Curry urged teammates to just be themselves against Cavaliers

Thompson said he will continue to crash the glass before worrying about retreating back on defense , even though Golden State outscored Cleveland 27-9 in fastbreak situations in Game 1. What that means in practical terms is the uncontested layup line the Warriors had in Game 1 will go away. I have to bring more energy, make it tough for them.

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  • Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrates Champions League triumph
Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrates Champions League triumph

After winning his fourth Champions League title (three for Real and one for Manchester United), Cristiano has worldwide duty, representing Portugal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation - his first game is two weeks from now on June 18.

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  • Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail
Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Late Thursday, more video surfaced of Woods in lock-up, struggling to take a breathalyzer test. He later agreed to a urine test. The video seen Wednesday backs up that report. The golf star, 41, was arrested in Florida on Monday after officers spotted a Mercedes parked at the side of a six-lane road, partially in a bicycle lane.

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  • Seven-time champ matches idol with 83rd victory
Seven-time champ matches idol with 83rd victory

But that near miss has gnawed at Busch, who won the All-Star race and then lost the spotlight at Charlotte Motor Speedway. "I swear, I only dreamed of winning a race. Busch put the field on notice when he grabbed the pole for Sunday's race, and he looked plenty fast in race trim during practice Saturday. He was credited with a 15th-place finish...

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  • Madrid hailed as
Madrid hailed as "Masters of the Universe" after crushing Juve

The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff . Buffon had played in two previous Champions League finals and both times went home as a runner-up, against AC Milan on penalties in Manchester in 2003 and aga...

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  • Star duo leads the way for Warriors
Star duo leads the way for Warriors

The key one came late in the third quarter after Cleveland cut the deficit to four points. They split the two games at home before reeling off three straight wins to become the fourth team to win the title after losing the first two games. He's doing it one ankle-twisting play at a time . He's one of the greatest to play this game. They're going t...

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  • I've one more shot at Champions League before retirement, Buffon insists
I've one more shot at Champions League before retirement, Buffon insists

After the game, the 27-year-old described how special it was to win the Champions League in his hometown of Cardiff - and declared his hunger for more success with the Galacticos in the future. His response to the challenge was emphatic and no-one can question Ronaldo is the equal of Messi after he drew level with the Barcelona striker on four Ch...

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  • Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future
Rooney 'more or less' decided on Man United future

In the first half of 18 minutes, Jose Mourinho's team got the result. The Sun says Rooney has plenty of options with his Manchester United exit set for this summer, including two proposals from the Chinese Super League that could net him £50MILLION in two years.

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  • Cavs, Warriors NBA Finals ticket market strong despite repetitive matchup
Cavs, Warriors NBA Finals ticket market strong despite repetitive matchup

Cavaliers are on the wrong end of "The Shot", the name of a famed series-winning basket hit by Michael Jordan in the 1989 Eastern Conference quarter-finals that is one of the most replayed National Basketball Association plays in history.

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  • Ronaldo makes big statement after winning his 4th Champions League titles
Ronaldo makes big statement after winning his 4th Champions League titles

But the 25-year-old has seen his influence dwindle and become an increasingly peripheral figure at Madrid . "I have finished the season well". Real are winners of European football's leading club competition for a 12th time and Bale continued: " We've made more history.

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  • Pogba: I'd be very happy if Juve won Champions League
Pogba: I'd be very happy if Juve won Champions League

It happens every year, here's hoping this Griezmann move is something which United can wrap up quickly if we are indeed going to sign him. United played in an emotional Europa League final two days later, and the former Red Devils manager expressed his pride at the club's resilience in achieving victory over Ajax .

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  • Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals
Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals

Martic, who is ranked 290th, took just 49 minutes to beat the Latvian and match her best performance at a Grand Slam tournament. Ukraine's Elina Svitolina dug deep to produce her best tennis in adversity, beating Croatian qualifier Petra Martic 4-6 6-3 7-5 on Monday to book a French Open quarter-final spot.

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  • Five ways Real Madrid can ensure to continue their domination
Five ways Real Madrid can ensure to continue their domination

A key move for Madrid in its European resurgence was the signing of Ronaldo from Manchester United in 2009, a transfer that took the team to another level. "The front pages of Thursday morning's sporting newspapers were explicit in defining this as only the first, necessary, step towards the treble Juventus have dreamed of.

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  • BBC says driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack
BBC says driver killed, four journalists injured in Kabul attack

Angry citizens demanded answers from the government over the perceived intelligence failure leading to the attack, which underscores spiralling insecurity in the country. The Haqqani Network is believed to be behind the Kabul blast. "[Nazir] was driving journalist colleagues to the office", the BBC said in a statement posted to Twitter .

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  • Antoine Griezmann Confirms Atletico Madrid Stay After Club's Transfer Ban Is Upheld
Antoine Griezmann Confirms Atletico Madrid Stay After Club's Transfer Ban Is Upheld

In January 2016, Atleti were fined and banned from registering players for two consecutive transfer windows after being found guilty of breaching Federation Internationale de Football Association rules relating to the signing of minors. It's a hard time for the club. He had a release clause in his current contract set at €100 million (S$155 milli...

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  • 'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

It was Zidane who provided the inspiration for Madrid's first La Liga and Champions League double since 1958. "My age is just a number, I feel like a young boy", 32-year-old Ronaldo said after being handed the man-of-the-match award by his former United manager Alex Ferguson .

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  • Denver Sportswriter Fired Over Racial Tweet About Indy 500 victor
Denver Sportswriter Fired Over Racial Tweet About Indy 500 victor

Fernando Alonso - along with ex-F1 driver and last year's Indy 500 victor Alexander Rossi - were front-runners throughout, but the McLaren driver's engine failed whilst running in seventh place with 21 laps to go. "I didn't win, but I will drink a little bit of milk", Alonso told the media. He becomes the first Japanese driver to win the r...

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  • James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub
James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub

If our current team is complemented with new players, we'll be really competitive in the Champions League next year". "I'm very happy. It was an unbelievable season again". Bale, who scored only nine goals this season, said that he was very happy to create more history with the club. The most important is that I did again an incredible season.

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  • Misfiring Lions rescue win over Provincial Barbarians
Misfiring Lions rescue win over Provincial Barbarians

Ireland fly-half Sexton trudged off after just 48 minutes of the Lions' opening tour clash in New Zealand , removed in part due to a potential leg injury - but also after a miserable performance. "We've learnt a lot tonight in terms of how tough it is to come to New Zealand, how motivated the teams are going to be against us". Fairfax Medi...

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  • Coca-Cola 600 sets (extra) stage for playoff push
Coca-Cola 600 sets (extra) stage for playoff push

He lost a couple of positions to Hamlin and Busch on pit road, though, during a lap 292 caution for a Kyle Larson wreck resulting from a tire issue. "I know Dale is up there smiling down because he would want this win, he'd want to see it with Austin". The chain reaction occurred after metal debris from Jeffrey Earnhardt's vehicle flew into Ell...

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