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Warriors dominant in taking 2-0 lead

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017. The game marked the return of Warriors coach Steve Kerr, who was sidelined earlier in April by persistent back pain following several surgeries. "We're going to go home and watch the film to see ways... [Full Article...]

Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter keen to prove himself at international level

Bournemouth midfielder Harry Arter keen to prove himself at international level Uruguay were level seven minutes before the break when Gimenez made the most of Randolph's ill-judged decision to come for Egidio Arevalo Rios' free kick, although he needed a piece of good fortune as the ball came off his shoulder as he attempted to head it and looped into the unguarded net. [Full Article...]

Fisher grateful to be OK after crash, DUI arrest

Fisher grateful to be OK after crash, DUI arrest Fisher's 2015 Cadillac overturned and came to a rest on its roof, according to the report. Fisher and Govan left the scene uninjured, but Fisher was arrested for suspicion of DUI. Officers discovered that the Fisher had been drinking and arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a DUI test, authorities said. [Full Article...]

Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds

Crosby scores, Malkin shoots yet Penguins lose 4-1 to Preds A video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. The score was tied at 1 at the time , and Nashville rookie Frederick Gaudreau scored Nashville's second of the game 16 seconds later on a wraparound that was not initially called a goal on the ice. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

That's obviously high praise given the other dynamic tandems to have played in the National Basketball Association, and it's especially insane given that Durant and Curry are in the midst of just their first season together with Golden State. [Full Article...]

Predators' P.K. Subban: Penguins' Sidney Crosby thinks I have bad breath

Predators' P.K. Subban: Penguins' Sidney Crosby thinks I have bad breath Subban and Sidney Crosby . Asked Sunday about Subban trying to get under his skin, Crosby agreed, saying "that's part of it". That, according to Subban, even though the Preds blue-liner said he "used Listerine before the game". I didn't say that. If Crosby is frustrated that he and Malkin were limited to zero shots on goal in Game 3 , he didn't show it when he met with the media Sunday. [Full Article...]

Umaga: Time to move on from O'Driscoll tackle

Williams will be at 12 against the Lions. He led the applause as each name was read out, congratulating his team-mates and lightening the mood. The spectre of the Brian O'Driscoll incident finally reared its head on the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand on Monday. [Full Article...]

Durant, Curry lead Warriors to rout of Cavs, 2-0 series lead

James, who sat for good with 3:47 left when the Cavs were down 19, matched Magic Johnson's record with his eighth Finals triple-double. The game was the first in NBA Finals history in which two players - Warriors PG Stephen Curry and Cavaliers SF LeBron James - recorded triple-doubles. [Full Article...]

Hazard to miss three months

Hazard to miss three months The former Lille playmaker, who played a big role in the Blues 2016/17 title success, will miss the first month of the 2017/18 campaign, which starts in less than 10 weeks' time on August 12. "I always try to be close to him because I know it makes it hard for defenders when there is two of you, or even three when Pedro or Willian are there as well". [Full Article...]

Subban trolls Crosby, bringing bag of mouthwash

The Nashville Predators regained some momentum with a much-needed 5-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night. Yes, the Nashville Predators lean on their defensemen not only to smother the NHL's best attackers, but also to score in bunches. "I played with the right organization and the right players at the right time ". [Full Article...]

Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan

Unfortunately though, a poor game plan and shoddy execution, besides abysmal fielding by Pakistan , nullified that advantage", he said . In the field we were 6 out of 10. Yuvraj Singh was adjudged Man of the Match for his brilliant knock. When it comes to ICC tournaments , I doubt I can think of any other player that rises to the occasion as frequently and as brilliantly as Yuvraj. [Full Article...]

Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

It was not until five minutes were remaining in the first period when the teams started to connect for real. It was his first goal in the Final since 2009, but it wasn't almost enough. The 2-1 lead held into the final minute of the second period when the Predators finally got some breathing room. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan must work some magic. [Full Article...]

Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover

Johnson Grabs Historic Overtime Victory At Dover Johnson and his crew chief, Chad Knaus are in their prime of their career making Pearson's mark attainable but becoming the all-time victor is out of reach as Richard Petty leads all drivers with 200 wins in his career. Eventual victor Jimmie Johnson stayed on the track hoping for a caution and got one on Lap 330 when Regan Smith's Ford slammed into the Turn 2 wall. [Full Article...]

More than 1500 injured in panic after Champions League soccer game

More than 1500 injured in panic after Champions League soccer game Real defeated Juventus 4-1 to win the Champions League for the 12th time. Zinedine Zidane favoured in-form Isco for a final that Bale entered as a 77th-minute substitute, making a timely return from a calf injury as Real Madrid overcame Juventus in surprisingly comprehensive fashion. [Full Article...]

Nadal romps into 11th French Open quarters

Nadal romps into 11th French Open quarters Nadal is through to his 11th at Roland Garros - equaling Roger Federer's Open era record. Also on Day 7, 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic beat Feliciano Lopez 6-1, 6-3, 6-3, and next meets big-serving Kevin Anderson, who edged Kyle Edmund 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4. [Full Article...]

My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Win Western Conference Championship

They lost their top center, Ryan Johansen , for the playoffs after Game 4 because of emergency surgery on his left thigh. But it was goalie Pekka Rinne who was mostly responsible for a 6-3 series-clinching win on Monday. Alas, as many times before, the Predators gut out another win with a lot of heart, some gritty defense, a formidable goalie, some lucky pucks, and a full-ice empty net go... [Full Article...]

Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win

Amla, Tahir propel Proteas to big win Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara said that the side's capitulation to South Africa in their ICC Champions Trophy opener was typical to their inconsistent form in their last 18 months. While de Villiers now has a reputation that means even when he plays a pull too early and gifts a catch, as he did today, he will still steal headlines, de Kock has been South Africa's most succes... [Full Article...]

It's a test to find Champions Trophy's context

Sarfraz Ahmed, the new Pakistan captain, will lead his team to face the dominant favourites and defending champions in front of 25,000 fans at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground. "In the last game I was a little nervous going in", he admitted. "Jason Roy is part of our strong opening partnership with Alex Hales, and he'll definitely play". [Full Article...]

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead

He hadn't reached double figures in points or rebounds this year in the first two games combined. "We turned the ball over too much in the first half". "And they still beat us pretty good". "They're a different team". Thompson converted an inbounds play into a hoop and Durant scored on a drive. Golden State shot 18-for-43 (41.9 percent) from 3-point range, outscoring the Cavaliers 5... [Full Article...]

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

Warriors cruise to 2-0 lead in Kerr's return Star Warriors guard Stephen Curry notched his first ever post-season triple-double, scoring 32 points with 10 rebounds and 11 assists . "I don't want to get into the "What we need to do better" right now", said James , who spoke in the locker room shortly after the game instead of making his customary trip to the podium in the interview room. [Full Article...]


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