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It's completely unfair to question LeBron's legacy after this Finals loss

LeBron James may be the game's greatest player but the manner in which his Cleveland Cavaliers were dispatched in the NBA Finals on Monday may have signaled that his championship window has been slammed shut. The Warriors completed a 16-1 playoff run, the best post-season win percentage in National Basketball Association history. They could outrun teams like the Showtime Lakers and outg... [Full Article...]

MLB this week: Twins in first place as big draft night arrives

MLB this week: Twins in first place as big draft night arrives If you're interested in watching the draft live, we have all the info about how you cna do that here. "If someone figures that out, maybe we'll have an opportunity, but it's a challenge". "But it's quite an accomplishment to do it at the collegiate level". Similar coverage will continue through Days Two and Three. Day two will be rounds 3-10, and that will start at 1 PM on MLB.com. [Full Article...]

"Golden state" became a five-time National Basketball Association champion

Led the league with 121 points per game while outscoring opponents by 12.3 per night behind their potent backcourt of Goodrich and West, who each averaged almost 26 points to rank in the league's top six. During the trophy ceremony, Kerr said, "I want to say a special thank you to Mike Brown and my whole coaching staff". Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing at an intersection in downtow... [Full Article...]

2-Time Olympic Champ Kevin Durant Leads Warriors To NBA Title

Cleveland star LeBron James , who won his first title in 2012 by beating Durant's Thunder in the finals , sees how the journey has made Durant into a champion over the past five years. Durant drove left, right and down the middle, knocked down three-pointers, dished and dunked in Game 5 of the best-of-seven series. I just wanted to put it all out there. [Full Article...]

Durant Stars As Warriors Beat Cavaliers In NBA Finals

It was the second time he and Durant had met in a finals series, following 2012 when James and the Miami Heat beat Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1. Durant accepted that he was jittery before the final match. The Cavaliers , led by stars LeBron James' 41 points and Kyrie Irving's 26, repeatedly battled back and pulled Cleveland within striking distance of Golden State in the second ... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant's Biggest Moments Of His MVP-Winning NBA Finals

A win would allow the Warriors to celebrate on their home floor after clinching the 2015 title in Cleveland . "For me personally, I left everything on the floor every game, all five games", James said . Those traps the Cavs' used against Curry to flummox him in Game 4 weren't almost as effective on Monday night. Thompson and West went at each other face to face. [Full Article...]

Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena Then it was Golden State's time again. They came to within 3 points of Golden State, 98-95, in the first minute of the fourth quarter. After another of J.R. Following the victory Monday night, spontaneous celebrations broke out in streets around Oakland. "We were able to get them previous year, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen", James said. [Full Article...]

Draymond Green's mom says officials were paid off in Game 4

Draymond Green texted Durant less than an hour after the Warriors lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 7. With 6:18 remaining in the third quarter of Friday's game, Green-already playing with one technical foul marked down in the scorebook-was handed a second tech by official Mike Callahan for complaining about a call. [Full Article...]

Ind vs Pak Champions Trophy: Fickle English weather can spoil party

Ind vs Pak Champions Trophy: Fickle English weather can spoil party More bad weather put an end to Australia's hopes of claiming a straightforward Champions Trophy win over Bangladesh as play was brought to a frustrating early end at The Oval. Pat Cummins tempted Imrul Kayes to flick a short ball to Aaron Finch and, with Tamim taking a more cautious approach after those wickets, Bangladesh didn't score a boundary for 11 overs. [Full Article...]

NBA Players React to the Warriors Winning the 2017 NBA Championship

I came in and tried to help my team . The Cavs were shaky early, but got back into it with their defense. Correction: This piece originally stated James achieved a triple-double in Game Five. ". Getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". I know what you are thinking - the Warriors set the regular season record for wins last season, how can this team be better? ... [Full Article...]

Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years

A better storyline because they won after leading 3-1, the exact situation that slipped through their hands a year ago, sure. "It's just not my time", LeBron said . LeBron's legacy is secure as an all-time great, especially considering his Finals competition . " A lot of guys cried because they wanted it bad", he said. [Full Article...]

Overwhelming Favorite Warriors Win NBA Finals

Kevin Durant and Steph Curry were superb for Golden State in Game 5. Then he moved across the podium and hugged Stephen Curry before accepting his shiny MVP trophy, holding out his arms and hoisting it for everyone to see. "This is history. We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", reserve Andre Iguodala said . [Full Article...]

Demand for NBA Finals tickets has Cavs fans thinking of selling

Demand for NBA Finals tickets has Cavs fans thinking of selling Cleveland and Golden State have split Finals series the previous two seasons. Against the Raptors in the second round James became the first player to ever score 35 plus points in every game of a four-game sweep. All signs are pointing to the Warriors avenging last year's loss. The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oa. [Full Article...]

Mexico draw with US, maintain lead at top of qualifying group

The game Sunday is at the famed Estadio Azteca in Mexico City . "Here you know that if you catch a ball right, that with the thin air the ball's going to really fly", Bradley said. With a five-man backline, there needs to be good chemistry and communication-and there was. "I tossed it around in our office with the [assistant] coaches", Arena said . [Full Article...]

Draymond Green shoots up list of Cleveland villains

In 2015, Mary Babers Green told me that Draymond had tried to delete her Twitter account when she first started it because she "had no chill". "I knew because the first tech on Steve, which I didn't understand, Mike Callahan came up to John (Goble) and asked him who was the tech on and he said Kerr", Green said. [Full Article...]

Redskins announce enhanced front office role for Doug Williams

Redskins announce enhanced front office role for Doug Williams Williams, the 1988 Super Bowl MVP for the Redskins , has spent the past three years as a senior personnel executive for the team. "Together, we're going to have a good marriage between Jay and myself and the personnel department and that's what it's all about", Williams said in a press conference Tuesday at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Loudoun County, Va. [Full Article...]

Rossi taken out early in wild race at Texas Motor Speedway

Rossi taken out early in wild race at Texas Motor Speedway But I think we should change the format a little bit. "You get out of the vehicle and definitely feel a little stronger than you did when got in the auto, that's for sure". Castroneves went hard into the wall and eventually came to rest on the inside of the third turn. Power's 31st career victory, and second this season, was indeed interesting. [Full Article...]

Fleury waives NMC, will be exposed to Vegas

As reported by Renaud Lavoie but originally mentioned by Jimmy Murphy , the Penguins' netminder agreed to the Penguins' request in February to waive his no-movement clause, effectively allowing the team to protect rookie and two-time Stanley Cup Champion goaltender Matt Murray from the Vegas Golden Knights. [Full Article...]

Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United

Alvaro Morata closing in on Manchester United Morata has been the subject of intense speculation in recent weeks, as United have shifted their attention to him following the end to the pursuit of Antoine Griezmann, and Romelu Lukaku being keen on a return to Chelsea . With Diego Costa likely to spearhead Spain's attack at next year's World Cup in Russia, Morata has a strong desire to play more regular first-team football to boost his cha... [Full Article...]

Benni confirmed as new Cape Town City head coach

Benni confirmed as new Cape Town City head coach He has played for Seven Stars and Orlando Pirates in the domestic league. "With the homework I've done, I believe I've possibly found a gem". While McCarthy's lack of experience in head coaching is a gamble‚ he will bring a gravitas to the role. [Full Article...]


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