• LeBron James sounds down in the dumps
LeBron James sounds down in the dumps

Him and the Warriors both. "He just generates so much force to the game", coach Steve Kerr said. Despite rumours of his return swirling around Warriors practice on Saturday, Kerr's status remained a mystery until just hours before Game Two.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers hope home cooking leads to success in NBA Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers hope home cooking leads to success in NBA Finals

Kevin Love scored 27 points for Cleveland while Kyrie Irving added 19. "I heard the track years ago during post-production for 'Thunderstruck , '" said agent Eric Goodwin, who executive produced the film and once represented both Durant and James.

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  • Bayern Munich set Douglas Costa, Renato Sanches asking price?
Bayern Munich set Douglas Costa, Renato Sanches asking price?

Manchester United and Tottenham will be keeping close tabs on reports emanating from Germany as they have shown strong interest in Costa and Sanches respectively. Sanches is said to have snubbed the Red Devils last summer, opting for Bayern instead. He still has so much to offer, however, and with his electric pace and mesmerising skills on the ...

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  • LeBron James and Kevin Durant recorded a rap song together in 2011
LeBron James and Kevin Durant recorded a rap song together in 2011

Kerr remained in the locker room during Game 1 of the Finals while continuing to deal with pain from a spinal-fluid leak in his back that resulted from multiple surgeries in recent years. "His defense was wonderful, and we needed it especially with Draymond out", Kerr said of Durant. But I feel the last four or five years I've definitely continued ...

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  • Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers
Warriors Take 2-0 Lead over Cavaliers

The 51-year-old was on the bench for the first two games of the Warriors' opening-round series against Portland, but turned over the reins to assistant Mike Brown for the remainder of the Trail Blazers series, as well as the four-game sweeps over the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference semifinals and San Antonio Spurs in the Western finals.

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  • Warriors cruise to 2-0 lead in Kerr's return
Warriors cruise to 2-0 lead in Kerr's return

There is a coaching proverb, so ingrained among the brethren that it seems to have been carved in a stone tablet in the book of Pat Riley, that says this: A series doesn't start until the home team loses a game. "So, I'm excited and it's good to be back". The Cavs were able to get into the lane against the Warriors defense, a benefit of the ear...

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  • Red Sox likely replacement for Eduardo Rodriguez injured in minors
Red Sox likely replacement for Eduardo Rodriguez injured in minors

Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi follows through on a single against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Baltimore . The Red Sox entered Saturday 3 1/2 games back of the New York Yankees for first place in the American League East. Benintendi also hit a solo shot in the third and singl...

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  • Markelle Fultz reportedly headed to Boston to work out for Celtics
Markelle Fultz reportedly headed to Boston to work out for Celtics

Two days of meetings and workouts have begun between Boston and Fultz. The agenda was expected to include interviews with team president Danny Ainge, coach Brad Stevens, and the team's scouting and personnel staff. Of course, this proposition is also contingent upon the Celtics using their No. 1 pick to select Fultz in the upcoming NBA Draft. E...

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  • Coach Kerr triumphant in return to Warriors' sideline
Coach Kerr triumphant in return to Warriors' sideline

Last year, Cleveland rallied to win last year's series in seven games. The Cavaliers played significantly better than they did in the first game of the series , but a triple-double from LeBron James , 20 forced turnovers and 15 stealsstill weren't enough to topple the best team in decades.

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  • Penguins lose special teams battle, game to Nashville
Penguins lose special teams battle, game to Nashville

The Predators did a remarkable job in game three holding Penguins' superstars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin without a shot. And his name isn't Murray. SlapShot Radio has been delivering great hockey talk to the most energetic and engaged fans in radio and advertising with us drives results. The fans got treated to an early lead when C...

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  • Real Madrid historic defend of Champions league by beating Juventus 4-1
Real Madrid historic defend of Champions league by beating Juventus 4-1

Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and the end of a five-year Spanish title drought before new highs were reached in the Champions League . "I'm very happy. It was an awesome season again". They still have lots to give this club but we can improve the team. In assists, last term's joint leader Neymar finished top outright this time ...

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  • Matt Murray: Pens' G Matt Murray loses; Cup Final tied 2-2
Matt Murray: Pens' G Matt Murray loses; Cup Final tied 2-2

In the second period, Predators' captain Mike Fisher beat Evgeni Malkin to the puck at his own blue line. With 3:23 left, Nashville sealed the victory with Filip Forsberg's empty-net goal. It was Crosby's first goal of the series. Except for that one breakaway, he added. He asked them before the game not to throw anything onto the ice.

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  • Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'
Subban: 'We're going to win the next game'

The Pittsburgh Penguins are now two wins away from repeating as Stanley Cup champions. That means that the Penguins went a combined 46:50 without one shot on net through the first two games and still won both. He has found his touch at the right time for Pittsburgh , which leads the Final 1-0. Ten seconds into the third period, Guentzel - ...

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  • Kerr returns, leads Warriors in 132-113 rout
Kerr returns, leads Warriors in 132-113 rout

The drama began even before Sunday's game, when Kerr - who had not coached the Warriors' previous 11 games after the lingering symptoms from a botched back surgery nearly two years ago worsened two games into Golden State's first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers - strode into the interview room and declared he was coming ba...

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  • National Basketball Association star LeBron James' property in LA vandalized with racial slur
National Basketball Association star LeBron James' property in LA vandalized with racial slur

The Plain Dealer of Cleveland reported that James' wife and three children were at the family's home in Bath Township, Ohio, at the time of the episode. Someone painted over the slur before officers arrived to investigate, Sandoval said. "We are both playing at a high level and when you look back on it at the end of the day you'll look back and...

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  • Dubs take 2-0 lead to Cleveland
Dubs take 2-0 lead to Cleveland

So the flawless playoff mark wasn't overly lauded. "It felt great", Kerr said. People are checking out, and I think I know why: An absurd amount of shit has to happen to produce any kind of unexpected outcome, any actual drama, anything anybody could not learn by looking at a list of the participating players, in a game involving these Golden ...

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  • Warriors take 2-0 lead on Cavaliers
Warriors take 2-0 lead on Cavaliers

His numbers through two games: three points, two rebounds , zero assists , 42 minutes. "There's an eight on the stat sheet that I need to correct when we go to Cleveland , because the points that I gave up off turnovers in their building will electrify the crowd and their team".

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  • Stanley Cup Final: Rinne stars as Predators even series
Stanley Cup Final: Rinne stars as Predators even series

Or, the Penguins could find their offense again. The thought of a sweep was plausible. With seconds to go in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final and the Pittsburgh Penguins down 4-1 to the Nashville Predators, NBC's Mike Emrick imparted a nugget of clichéd wisdom.

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  • Murray beats Khachanov in straight sets
Murray beats Khachanov in straight sets

Svitolina rallied from 2-5 down in the final set as she won five straight games to clinch victory against her number 290 opponent who missed 10 months of play until last April due to back surgery. "Each match I feel I played better. Then stood up and I felt like I had black in my eyes". While three of the winners in women's fourth-round action Mo...

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  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia
Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia

The rest of the team that played New Zealand would be the same but Australia could think of bringing in Chris Lynn instead of Henriques. England can book their Champions Trophy semi-final berth early if they beat New Zealand in Cardiff - and Eoin Morgan is confident they have the firepower and self-belief to do so.

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