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Warriors Eliminate Cavaliers to Claim NBA Championship

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After scoring 49 points in the first quarter of Game 4, the Cavs got out to a 22-18 lead midway through the first quarter. They led at the half by 11. "I said, 'Whatever you need". The only real drama in the Warriors' path to a championship this season was Kerr's health. The Cavaliers needed an advantage on the boards, particularly from Tristan Thompson , who grabbed just 11 total rebounds in the first three games of the Finals. Read More »

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They have a mere point and a net run-rate of -1.740, due to the abandoned match against Australia and a defeat to England . Smith was quite critical of his bowlers after the match against New Zealand , where Australia were extremely fortunate to leave with a point, after the match was abandoned . Read More »

Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

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But instead of being remembered for the number of rings he got in his career, we might remember LeBron's final great accomplishment as the player who was partly responsible for birthing a modern-day dynasty in Golden State. With the addition of Durant, the Warriors found enough ammunition to hold off James. "I just had to trust in it, we were really good tonight", Durant said in a post-game interview. Read More »

Bradley's goal helps US tie Mexico 1-1

Carlos Vela tied it in the 23rd minute with a 23-yard shot that beat goalkeeper Brad Guzan to the near post , but the Americans hung on for a 1-1 tie to gain only their third point at Azteca. He decided on the five-man backline as early as January. On Sunday, however, the game ended in a 1-1 tie, giving both teams one point in World Cup qualifying . Read More »

Washington promotes former QB Doug Williams to Senior VP of Player Personnel

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Williams has been with the team as a senior personnel executive since February 2014. William's was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Director of Pro Personnel for the 2009 season. "Coach Gruden will have influence, Doug will have influence and between them, they ought to be able to work it out and yes, I will be involved". Williams' promotion was one of many changes made to the personnel department. Read More »

Hamilton wins as Mercedes reel off one-two finish

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Valtteri Bottas made it a Mercedes one-two as the team proved a cut above all weekend while the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo made it three podiums on-the-spin as he came home in third place. "Obviously, we'd like to be further forward, but I believe we maximized the potential today with a good, clean lap", Alonso said. "Obviously, we're not the quickest vehicle on the track at the moment but we're managing to put it together on a Sunday", said Ricciardo. Read More »

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win National Basketball Association title

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OK, there was one little piece of drama. Speaking on ESPN and BT Sport, he added: "I've got the best job in the world, these guys are so gifted, so committed to each other and so unselfish". The Cavs led by four after the first, but it was a second quarter eruption led by Durant and Curry that sent the Warriors to a lead that was as much as 17 before a flurry of shots by J.R. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Vote Unanimously to Skip White House Visit with Trump

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The Warriors visited the White House when they won in 2015. There is no word yet if the Pittsburgh Penguins will attend the White House after winning their second straight Stanley Cup Championship Sunday. Kerr called Trump a " blowhard " who was unqualified to be president. Fans in the Bay Area will have the opportunity to see and hear from their star-studded team up close, including NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant , Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, and the versatile ... Read More »

Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes

The win brings the Tampa Bay Derby winner's total earnings to $1,143,902. Irish War Cry's owner, De Tomaso Isabelle, paid $150,000 to breed the mare Irish Sovereign to Curlin , expecting blue- blood results and for the majority of the race it looked like he was going to notch one of racing's biggest prizes. Read More »

Sarfraz, Amir take Pakistan to Champions Trophy semi-final

England play Pakistan in the first semi-final of the tournament on Wednesday (14 June) while India take on Bangladesh on Thursday (15 June). The final is on Sunday. Considering that they are up against a side that is miles ahead of Sri Lanka in terms of both quality and form, Sarfraz said playing positive cricket will hold the key. Read More »

I never lost England ambition - even in League Two, says Tom Heaton

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That is not necessarily for him to go to Manchester United , although Jose Mourinho does rate him, but because it would start up the carousel; get goalkeepers moving. He told a media conference: "I'm not committing to a timescale on that". He added: " His contribution around the group has been excellent since I've been manager. Read More »

Everton Transfers: Jordan Pickford £30 Million Deal Agreed?

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Any lingering hope that Sunderland supporters had that Pickford would remain on Wearside next season were, unfortunately, nothing more than fantasy. Standard Sport revealed in December that the Gunners viewed the 23-year-old as a long-term replacement for Petr Cech and even considered a January bid in an effort to beat off rivals to his signature. Read More »

Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

Kohli , who is now ahead of Warner by just one point, had enjoyed just four days at the top in January. He and team-mate Shikhar Dhawan have been two of the stars of the ongoing Champions Trophy in England, with Dhawan - the tournament's top scorer - moving into the top 10 thanks to his 271 runs. Read More »

Murray wins in straight sets

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Greg Rusedski, the former British No1, said if Murray played as poorly as he did against Klizan he would struggle to beat Del Potro - which is a fair enough view - but Jamie sees an upside. "It was a very good first set and I was a bit hesitant, but after that I relaxed", Wawrinka said. In the quest to win a Grand Slam tournament, sportsmanship can sometimes fall by the wayside for even the most well-to-do athletes in the game of tennis as the intensity ratchets up to the highest of levels. Read More »

Hart likely to miss out for England in France

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Hampden Park had been rocking after Leigh Griffiths scored two free-kicks after the 87th-minute to make it 2-1, but England - and Kane - kept composure with a fine equaliser. We have got leaders in the team it is just I am wearing the armband . To get the goal was special. England manager Gareth Southgate said his side's last-gasp 2-2 draw against Scotland demonstrated the kind of mental fortitude he is trying to instil in his players and he has challenged them to continue ... Read More »

Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win NBA title

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Cavaliers forward LeBron James was the highest scorer on the night with 41 points and early in the second quarter they appeared to be in the driver's seat, having built an eight-point lead. For the third year in a row, the Warriors and the Cavaliers met in the Finals. " Cleveland " on the background of success in the fourth match made "the Golden state " for the first time to lose a quarter on their home court. Read More »

Durant leads Warriors to championship

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In the fourth quarter, with the Cavaliers still lingering after all of the swings the Warriors took at them, Curry and Durant resumed going to the hoop to get a 12-point lead that they protected until the end this time. They lost the fourth game in Cleveland but won the decisive match after coming back from an eight-point deficit. If a superstar can get about the same salary by switching to a much better team , there's little incentive not to do so. Read More »

Blues strike first blood in Origin opener

Man-of-the-match Fifita was the quickest to react to Justin O'Neill's knock-on as he stretched the gap to 24-4 with a deserved try before Jarryd Hayne touched down in his first Origin match since returning to rugby league following a spell in NFL on 60 minutes. Read More »

Golden State Warriors win NBA championship against Cleveland Cavaliers

Lebron James played magnificent for the Cavaliers and finished leading all scorers with 41 points. James added 13 rebounds, eight assists, two steals and one blocked shot over 46 minutes of play. Cross-matches with Thompson guarding Irving, moving James onto non-shooters and other moves created nightmares trying to pick up the correct assignments in transition. Read More »

Blaney holds off Harvick for first career win

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Jones also scored poles in both the Camping World Truck and XFINITY Series at the 2.5-mile track but recorded no victories. "He'll probably want to still go party tonight", Wallace said. Darrell Wallace Jr . qualified 16th for his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series debut. He led a Toyota sweep of the top three starting spots. He is the subject of an upcoming documentary that will recount the prejudice he faced during a long career. Read More »

Astros explode in ninth to earn split with Royals

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Lance McCullers' no-hit bid ended with one out in the seventh when he gave up a triple to Kansas City's Lorenzo Cain . Yuli Gurriel , who had three hits, contributed a two-run single in the Astros' third, giving him 12 RBIs during a seven-game hitting streak. Read More »

Ostapenko blazes past Bacsinszky to reach final

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On Thursday, she will face No. 2 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, a 7-6 (3), 6-4 victor over No. 28 Carolina Garcia of France. PARIS Timea Bacsinszky's party was ruined when fellow birthday girl Jelena Ostapenko beat her in the French Open semi-finals on Thursday but the Swiss appeared to be taking her second failure at that stage in three years in her stride. Read More »

McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

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Right fielder Josh Reddick crashed into the wall trying to make a catch on the ball hit by Gallo and was taken out of the game to start the fourth inning. I expected to not go 100 but I would have liked to go longer. "There's no more anxiety on us ... we're tough enough to deal with it". Third baseman Adrian Beltre produced an RBI double off right-hander Chris Devenski that scored Elvis Andrus for a 3-1 lead in the sixth. Read More »

Diddy is this year's highest paid celebrity

Despite not releasing music, Diddy managed to increase his overall wealth to $820 million thanks to a North American headline tour past year, and various releases from other artists under Bad Boy Records. Closed the three of leaders of the British writer Joanne Rowling, best-selling author of Harry Potter , with 95 million annual income. James Patterson (author): $87m (£68.5m) 8. Read More »

Korea 'not far away' from test-firing ICBM

The Trump administration has asked Beijing to take action against almost 10 Chinese companies and individuals to curb their trading with North Korea , the Wall Street Journal reports . "The intercept of a complex, threat-representative ICBM target is an incredible accomplishment for the GMD system and a critical milestone for this program", said MDA Director Vice Adm. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Aussies, Bangladesh face off in must-win clash

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Four minutes is allotted for a team to bowl an over, meaning the Aussies, who were well ahead of the Duckworth-Lewis score in their pursuit of Bangladesh's 182, needed just 16 minutes playing time to secure two points. Bangladesh elected to bat and their supporters, whose superior numbers formed a sea of green in the stands, burst into life when Tamim flicked one off his pads for the game's first boundary. Read More »

Golden State Warriors Defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to Win 2017 NBA Championship

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In Game 5 he put up 39 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists behind 14-of-20 shooting, including going 5-of-8 from behind the arc, and during the entirety of The Finals he never scored less than 30 for the Warriors . They would get a big basket, make a big stop, change the momentum in myriad ways. Taking Smith away is more likely than slowing Kyrie down now that he's got his groove back. Read More »