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Terry Butcher calls for Jack Butland to replace Joe Hart for England

Manager Gareth Southgate has revealed it is now his intention to appoint a permanent skipper with Wayne Rooney's worldwide career as good as over and Kane said: 'I would love to be England captain. "We got ourselves into decent positions and didn't quite finish but the objective's to qualify and we still sit top of the group". You need to give people game time; in the past one or two goa... [Full Article...]

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal win in French Open first round

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal win in French Open first round The men's singles second seed Djokovic of Serbia recorded a convincing 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Spanish Marcel Granollers in two hours and 27 minutes in front of his new coach Andre Agassi, an eight-time Grand Slam singles victor, reports Xinhua news agency. [Full Article...]

Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title

Rafael Nadal beats Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title He's already leading the Race To London, having won four events to date, and his form at the French Open suggests that Nadal is back to his very best. "In the final at the Australian Open , he played very well". In best-of-five matches on clay, Nadal is 102-2. He spent most of his time away on his boat with girlfriend Xisca, although he did allow himself the luxury of seeing Djokovic comple... [Full Article...]

Warriors extend lead in 4th, holding off Cavs

Warriors extend lead in 4th, holding off Cavs 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. "Me personally, I liked it", he said of the edge Game 4 was played with. A 27-4 run turned an eight-point deficit into a 17-point lead and the Warriors go into halftime of ... [Full Article...]

Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

Even in defeat, LeBron James became the first player in history to average a triple-double in the finals - 33.6 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists per game. "Thinking about previous year does you no good". Kevin Durant cops the 2017 NBA Finals MVP trophy. There are only three Golden State players in the top 11 of this list. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals 2017: 5 most memorable moments

The party began as soon as Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry and the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 at Oracle Arena to clinch the championship in five games Monday night. It was the first time in NBA Finals history that one team opened with consecutive wins by 19 or more points. Their superior depth proved vital, with Warriors bench players contributing 35 points - including 20 ... [Full Article...]

Messi and Barca congratulate NBA champions Warriors

Messi and Barca congratulate NBA champions Warriors In the other three quarters, Cleveland held a four-point advantage. "He's been huge for our success the last three years, and they did a - they have done a great job of putting him in the game plan and neutralizing what he does best, and that's offensive rebound and giving us extra possessions", James said of Thompson afterwards. [Full Article...]

James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Fast forward almost five years and Durant is no longer just a regular season MVP, a scoring champion or an All-NBA player - he's an NBA Champion and a Finals' MVP. Bouncing back from a Game 4 thrashing that saw Cleveland opening up the game with 49 points in the first quarter and 86 first-half points overall, both the most in NBA Finals history. [Full Article...]

Tyron Lue doesn't buy that Cavaliers have nothing to lose

It came with a sweetness of knowing that for the first time since 1974, a Bay Area team dirtied it's one locker room with a wild champagne celebration. James, too, understands. He's been on both sides the previous two years. Irving has scored almost seven more points per game in Cavs wins than losses in the past two Finals with the biggest difference being his long-range shooting; he is shoo... [Full Article...]

Buffon says next season will be last _ unless Juve wins CL

The 27-year-old shot-stopper has previously suggested that he would like to return to the Gunners and prove to Arsene Wenger he is worthy of a starting XI place, but recent reports have indicated that Arsenal are willing to sell Szczesny to Juventus . [Full Article...]

Sunday afternoon Orioles game thread: vs. Red Sox, 1:35

Adam Jones belted a three-run homer and drove in five runs during that contest in his return from a four-game absence due to a sore hip. - The Red Sox left fielder picked up his third RBI of the game with a run-scoring single in the ninth inning. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch fifth title

Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average point differential (plus-13.5) in league history. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant with the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award. We all have a mentality of a Game 7. But that was in Cleveland. [Full Article...]

Twins select shortstop Royce Lewis with first pick in MLB draft

Twins select shortstop Royce Lewis with first pick in MLB draft The 2017 Gatorade Player of the Year for California, Lewis was chosen the Most Valuable Player last year in the Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field and in the Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park. McKay, who on Thursday was named Baseball America's College Player of the Year , has been in play for the overall top pick thanks to his two-way skills, which have earned him ... [Full Article...]

Steve Kerr wants more edge from Warriors tonight

Warriors superstar Kevin Durant , who at the end of last season left Oklahoma City for the Bay Area in free agency, scored 39 points in the game-five win to claim the Bill Russell Finals MVP award. It also kept the Cavaliers from becoming the first team in National Basketball Association history to come back from trailing 3-0 to win a best-of-seven series. [Full Article...]

Fan paid $133000 for two Game 5 seats, a new National Basketball Association record

The Golden State Warriors are no longer a super team in name only. Now, they find themselves in the same position , a 3-1 lead, they were in previous year when they ultimately failed to close out the series. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries . Someone asked LeBron this question: How did your approach to the game and your style of play evolve between the first Final you... [Full Article...]

Love, Palmer, Wood added to US Open field

It's fun to be part of it. "This year's U.S. Open features the best complement of technology that we've ever had. Is it wrong? I don't know". But with green fees of $280 per round, it's likely most of the general public will never play here. [Full Article...]

Champions Trophy 2017: England Pacer Chris Woakes Ruled Out Of Tournament

Champions Trophy 2017: England Pacer Chris Woakes Ruled Out Of Tournament Woakes bowled only two overs at the start of the opening win over Bangladesh on Thursday, and left The Oval for scans. England , set 306 for victory, finished on 308 for two with 16 balls to spare. The combination of Mosaddek Hossain, Soumya Sarkar and Sabbir Rahman - essentially Bangladesh's "fifth bowler" - conceded 73 runs from a little more than 10 overs, while their frontline bowle... [Full Article...]

Tata Steel to own Jamshedpur franchise of ISL

Tata Steel to own Jamshedpur franchise of ISL The inclusion of two new teams came through a tender process floated by FSDL last month. The Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), which organises the ISL had invited bids for 10 cities in India , namely Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Cuttack, Durgapur, Hyderabad, Jamshedpur , Kolkata , Ranchi , Siliguri and Thiruvananthapuram. [Full Article...]

Fan buys most expensive seats in NBA history for Game 5

The 2017 NBA Finals served as a rubber match of sorts between the teams . He was named Most Valuable Player for the 2013-14 season after setting career highs of 32 points and 5.5 assists per game. Monday night, they did. Curry's heroics in finals matchups against Cleveland the past two years have taught some valuable lessons. The Cavaliers brought their A-game in Game 3 , which they cou... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods DUI arrest shown in new dash-cam video

Tiger Woods DUI arrest shown in new dash-cam video Woods was found asleep inside his Mercedes, which was stopped with two flat tires and other damage alongside a roadway at 2:03 a.m. Woods told one of the officers that he didn't remember being asleep in the auto, had trouble following a flashlight and mistook a basic instruction from an officer. [Full Article...]


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