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Warriors offence buries Cavaliers for 2-0 series lead

James tied Magic Johnson for most postseason triple-doubles with eight, and this marked the first time in National Basketball Association history more than one player had a triple-double in the same Finals game. But after the game, he said he felt fine and just needed some food and wine to feel better. "It was just great to be on the sidelines again". "That's what makes it so much fun, to feel the energy of the Finals". Read More »

Game 2 of Cavs-Warriors starts like track meet

What was so discouraging for the Cavs is that they played better in Game 2 but the result didn't really change. When you have his ability, when you have his intelligence and feel and all that other stuff, you're able to lead your team in hard situations and tough environments. Read More »

Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links

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Tottenham and Manchester City target Isco has confirmed that he wants to stay at Real Madrid . The Spanish press has been wild with reports about a possible exit this summer, with Manchester United - thwarted in their pursuit of Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann - thought to be interested. Read More »

Ariana, others perform in Manchester as tribute to attack victims

Grande was joined by a slew of stars for the sold-out concert, including Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Usher and the Black Eyed Peas. Many users took the opportunity to praise cops, with one writing: "God bless our police". "We love you so much, to the families we love you so much". Read More »

Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals

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Warriors have swept all three of its playoff series and is the first team in National Basketball Association history to start the post-season 12-0, eclipsing the record established by the 1989 and 2001 Los Angeles Lakers . "I'm a Manu Ginobili fan, and when you kind of sense the moment, obviously you don't know what's in his future, but the crowd's going insane for him", Durant said. Read More »

Andy Murray posts a reminder of his toughness in Paris

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The Russian took the first set 7-6 before the rain came. Certain players look up to their box more than others and generally all you would like to see coming back is encouragement. ANDY MURRAY is looking to secure a place in the quarter-final of the French Open . At the French Open on Saturday, Murray was asked by a reporter why he appeared to repeatedly be shushing himself during a three-set victory over Juan Martin del Potro in the third round. Read More »

French Open Day 1: Kvitova makes triumphant return

Makarova nailed three games in a row in the second set, before Kerber broke in the fourth game in an unfamiliar manner. New Zealander Marina Erakovic was beaten in straight sets in the first round by American Shelby Rogers. "This year, I mean, the expectations are much bigger, especially in the big tournaments and the Grand Slams". "I didn't sleep well the days after, but I wasn't really staying alone", Kvitova said about her frame of mind in the immediate aftermath of the attack. Read More »

Predators beat Penguins 5-1, trail Cup Final 2-1

The town known as Music City sure knows how to throw a party, and thousands of people turned out to mark a bit of history Saturday night as Nashville hosted the first Stanley Cup Final game ever played in Tennessee. He didn't consider it a drastic difference from what he witnessed in Game 1 or 2. The Penguins went 0-3 with the man advantage in losing Game 3 in Nashville, 5-1. Read More »

LeBron's triple-double not nearly enough for Cavaliers

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James led the Cavaliers in scoring on Sunday night, finishing the game with 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds. Stephen Curry hit his first triple-double. A 45.4% career shooter, 41.9% from three-point range, Thompson shot below his overall average eight times in the Warriors' first 13 playoff games. Read More »

Buffon vows to take one more shot at winning Champions League

Real claimed their third Champions League title in four seasons by brushing aside Juventus 4-1 at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff on Saturday night. "They showed that they were better than us and they deserved to win, but certainly we could have done better". "Another legendary Madrid " was the headline in El Pais , where the match report commended Zidane's achievement in getting his squad to set aside their egos and work together to secure the club's first La Liga and the ... Read More »

True champion: Ronaldo helps Real Madrid make history

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And whatever manager Zinedine Zidane told his Real players at half-time succeeded in producing a display of dominance that, once Brazilian Casemiro had put them 2-1 up on the hour, never looked in danger of ending in anything other than celebrations. Read More »

Sehwag applies for the position of India head coach

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Kohli , with a straight face, said that media persons should not comment about the situation they are not sure about. "For me the four semi-finalists would be England, Australia, South Africa and India and whichever team plays well on that particular day will win the championship but it is going to be highly competitive tournament", Laxman concluded. Read More »

Kerr says he will coach Warriors for remainder of Finals

LeBron James has been brilliant in the first two games of the NBA Finals , which have been two straight lopsided losses for his Cleveland Cavaliers . "And we're going to need to play better to win on the road". Kyrie Irving was off his game, and the Cavs finally had a bad night shooting the 3-pointer. Read More »

Bale ends season on good note, celebrates title at home

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was crestfallen after seeing his Champions League dream snatched away. Madrid , though, could have been back in front once more in the 33rd minute when Marcelo got to the byline and picked out Ronaldo in the middle, but the Portugal captain miscued his header and missed the target. Read More »

Arsenal 2017 FA Cup winners!

The Blues also saw Victor Moses sent off for a foolish dive in the opponents' penalty box, and while Chelsea briefly rallied with 10 men, Welsh global Ramsey proved to be the hero. I think I have shown you that I have exactly the same commitment. Asked if he would accept such a punishment for Moses if a similar incident occurred next season, Conte replied: "If there are these rules you must accept them". Read More »

My future is in Premier League, says Arsenal's Olivier Giroud

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The 30-year-old was restricted to a mainly substitute role last term as Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger opted to utilise Alexis Sanchez as the team's main striker up front. "But my future is written at Arsenal for now". The Frenchman now has two years left on his Arsenal contract and is expected to remain in North London beyond the summer. Read More »

Jason Dufner Bounces Back To Win The Memorial

Summerhays started the day five strokes behind Dufner, but took only five holes to tie his fellow American for the lead, after Dufner ran up four early bogeys at Muirfield Village. And he finished impressively to do it, playing the last four holes in two under par, including a three-foot birdie on the par-4 17th when the green was as receptive as a frying pan. Read More »

India confident of defending title - Virat Kohli

The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Tuesday wrote to the International Cricket Council expressing its concerns over the safety of its team which will travel to England soon to defend the ICC Champions Trophy . "I will never play for redemption. My only motivation is to keeping winning games for my country", while speaking about his poor performance. We have seen that in South Africa. Read More »

LeBron's brilliance not enough in Game 2 loss to Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James . Smiling, cracking jokes and looking more comfortable than he has in recent weeks, Kerr declared himself ready to be back on the bench for Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead

Through the first two games of the NBA Finals , the one consistent theme that has already emerged in the series is that Kevin Durant makes an already ridiculous Golden State Warriors team quite literally invincible. "I'm feeling better. I'm feeling more like I did at the end of the regular season". After a sluggish start that included four points and three turnovers in the first quarter, Irving didn't get much better, scoring 19 points on 23 shots. Read More »

Five Storylines To Watch in Game 2 Of the NBA Finals

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OAKLAND , Calif. (AP) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed home in a familiar spot after the first two games of the NBA Finals . The contrast between the way these teams have scored in these two games has been just as striking as the 22-point and 19-point differentials. "He's just a man that we really, really respect and hope that he keeps on doing it". Read More »

Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

But it was shrouded in controversy. Taking full advantage of generous support from his team-mate Kimi Raikkonen , who led from pole position to the start of the pit stops, the four-time champion came home 3.1 seconds clear of the Finn in glorious Mediterranean sunshine. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Kiwis opt to bat first against Aussies

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Australia were chasing a revised target 235 in 33 overs and had stumbled unsteadily to 53 for three - 25 short of the Duckworth/Lewis par after nine overs - when the worst showers of the day brought the curtain down just as it had done on the same ground, in the same competition, at the same stage four years ago. Read More »

Ko to lose No 1 ranking

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U.S. Solheim Cup captain Juli Inkster shot a 2-under-par 69 on Sunday to finish at par 213, tied for 46th. South Korea's Kim In Kyung will be hoping to arrive in Ontario, Canada with a fifth LPGA title to her name. "It was really tricky out there, but I gave my best". She started on No. 10 and birdied the first three holes, then birdied four of the last six holes of the day. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain

Steve Smith admits Australia dodged a bullet after rain washed out their Champions Trophy opener against New Zealand at Edgbaston . Boasting on the captain Kane Williamson's ninth hundred, the black caps went past 250 easily but it was the lack of partnership after his dismissal led to the collapse of their batting. Read More »

Warriors beat Spurs to reach NBA Finals

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In Game 4, the clearest moment came in the middle of the third quarter, when the Spurs fought back to narrow the Warriors' lead to 85-74, and acting coach Mike Brown chose not to call a timeout. Golden State thrashed its way to a 12-0 start in the playoffs, destroying anything in its path en route to sweeps over Portland, Utah and San Antonio . Read More »

Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

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Umesh Yadav was the pick of the bowlers for India as he finished with the figures of three for 30 while Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya took two wickets each. "I felt like a club batsman while playing alongside Yuvi, the way he was hitting the ball". "And we chose to play an extra seamer against Pakistan , purely because of the fact that he becomes a wicket-taking option. Read More »

Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench, will coach Game 2

That is a measure of the Warriors' dominance in the first two games at home, even as they played at something less than their best in both games. He also was leading in assists with 10 after two periods. "Oh, we have got a plan in Cleveland, we're going to shut him down". But it should be remembered that the Cavaliers were 2-0 down at this stage a year ago, and they didn't take Sunday's loss lying down. Read More »

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

And when you got great teammates like I do, who allow me to play with my emotions and allow me to be emotional when I'm talking to them, to use my emotions to the better for us, it's easy. James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds , but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with the Warriors' depth. Read More »

Austin Dillon Celebrates Coca-Cola 600 Win By Doing Burnout In His Barn

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Dillon, talking to ESPN.com in January, said he loved racing the No. 3 but he felt he needed to win in it. Dillon was the only driver in the top five not to pit over the final 60 laps. 24. Keselowski ran into the back of Elliott after his vehicle was hit by debris and caught fire. Here at Charlotte , on Memorial Day - a special day for this country - to be able to enjoy what we do, I am just honored. Read More »

Murray ousts del Potro and his 'very manly grunt' at French

Not on speaking terms over a Fed Cup-related controversy, Caroline Garcia (pic) and Alize Cornet take their differences to court in the fourth round on Philippe Chatrier. Halep admitted coach Darren Cahill didn't mince his words when urging her to do better earlier this year, per MailOnline's Matthew Lambert : "Definitely". Read More »