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Golden State Warriors take National Basketball Association title

Warriors team-mate Steph Curry put up 34 points and 10 assists as Golden State won their fifth title. LeBron James scored 41 points for the Cavs in a losing effort, while Kyrie Irving scored 26 but was only 9 for 22 from the floor. The victory was something of a redemption for the Warriors who blew a three games to one lead to lose the title to the Cavs last season. High-profile recruit D... [Full Article...]

Hein Verbruggen, former cycling head, dies at 75

Hein Verbruggen, former cycling head, dies at 75 The International Olympics Committee's Executive Board has proposed ex-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the new Chair of the IOC's Ethics Commission, the committee's press service reported. The IOC, in a statement Wednesday, dubbed Verbruggen, who also headed the SportAccord Convention of global sports federations from 2003 to 2013, "a cycling fanatic and a true sports fan". [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors: 2017 parade route and time

Curry's comment came two days after Golden State defeated Cleveland 129-120 to wrap up its series in five games and earn its second National Basketball Association championship in three years. Curry, who is signed with Under Armour through 2024, made comments critical of President Trump in February, after Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank called Trump an "asset" to the country. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump claims 'total vindication' after James Comey accused him of lies

Trump broke the silence he'd maintained during and immediately after Comey's Thursday testimony, by saying on Twitter he was vindicated "despite so many false statements and lies". " Comey is a leaker", Trump wrote on Twitter, adding the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director gave "false statements and lies" Thursday - which would be considered perjury as Comey was under oath. [Full Article...]

Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win

Matt Shoemaker has given up 4 runs in 3 of his last 5 starts, including 10 runs in his last 17 innings, so he's gonna have to turn that around against his lineup. The outfielder enhanced his credentials by going 4 for 4 with a walk, scoring four times and driving in three ( see full recap ). Dodgers 9, Reds 7: Corey Seager capped Los Angeles' six-run eighth inning with his first career gran... [Full Article...]

Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Durant's mother after Warriors win title

The X factor was Kevin Durant , who won the first championship of his illustrious career and was crowned Finals MVP, recording more than 30 points in each game of the series. The win provided redemption for the Warriors , who brought Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. [Full Article...]

State of Origin: Queensland v New South Wales preview

Not since Game Three of the 2005 series , has a Maroons team been so humiliated on home soil. His inclusion for game two is a must, the question is how the Maroons make room for him. Leading by a garish 28-4 with 20 minutes to go, they never let Queensland get a toehold in its attempt to claw back into the game. "Hopefully, the Maroons don't do the same tonight", he said. [Full Article...]

Nike's Kevin Durant commercial aims to silence his critics

Nike's Kevin Durant commercial aims to silence his critics Kevin Durant led the team with 39 points while Steph Curry added another 34 points. After two comfortable home wins at Oracle Arena and a thriller in the Game 3 in Cleveland, the Warriors suffered its first loss of the post-season in Game 4 against a defiant title-holder on the ropes. [Full Article...]

Pilloried, ranked last; Pakistan first into ICC final

The match took place on a pitch which had already been used in the tournament, when Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in their Group B clash. "And after that match we have bowled well, fielded well and today the batting clicked as well". Big-hitting Stokes was in a restrained mood, failing to hit a single boundary and scoring 11 singles at the start. He finally fell for 34 to Hasan, who was once again t... [Full Article...]

When is the Warriors victory parade?

Following the victory Monday night, spontaneous celebrations broke out in streets around Oakland . When people tell me I'm great, I remind myself that I can always be better. Both teams showcased superstar line-ups and an intense desire to win the title , with the Warriors particularly looking for a storybook ending to their record-breaking season. [Full Article...]

CONGRATS CURRY: Charlotte, Davidson celebrate Curry's second NBA Finals victory

The 51-year-old reigning NBA Coach of the Year sat out from the middle of the first round until the final four games of the NBA Finals after experiencing debilitating headaches stemming from back surgery he had two years ago. "I don't believe we're a super-team here". If I can get some improvement, I'll get back on the sidelines. "But tonight was a little different, just based on the things ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea want over £10m for Dominic Solanke, tribunal possible

Both clubs are far apart in their valuation, with Chelsea dismissing Liverpool's offer of £3m. Chelsea may have completely ignored Dominic Solanke in the reporting of the U20 World Cup final on their official website, but the former Chelsea youngster's exploits at the competition have not gone unnoticed by the money-men. [Full Article...]

Kristina Mladenovic ousts defending French Open champion Garbine Muguruza

The 24-year-old got off to a flying start against Muguruza , who peppered the court with unforced errors as the Frenchwoman opened a 4-1 lead. "I don't think that they crossed the line", she said. Roland Garros will have a first-time women's singles champion following the dethroning of Spain's Garbine Muguruza . They love their French players, and it's a really cool atmosphere, I guess,... [Full Article...]

Some 650000 fans flock to watch Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup parade

If the Predators fans had done their homework, they would have realized that comebacks are the rule, rather than the exception with the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey club. "It is wonderful to see so many people here supporting us", he said. The magnitude of back-to-back Stanley Cup wins - the first time a team has pulled off such a feat in 19 years - was not lost on the crowd of fans, many of... [Full Article...]

Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Welcome Baby Boy During US Open Week

With Paulina ready to pop, the couple planned for a C-section delivery at an L.A. hospital on Monday - giving Johnson enough time to attend the birth and still make it to the golf tourney, which starts Thursday. Open rotation. Then on Tuesday Johnson flew to Wisconsin, and he was out on the course by 6:30 p.m. The Coastal Carolina alum said he slipped on a few steps wearing socks in his rented hom... [Full Article...]

England consider dropping opener Jason Roy for Jonny Bairstow

England consider dropping opener Jason Roy for Jonny Bairstow Ultimately it's about the team. "I think his best attribute, certainly in white-ball cricket over the a year ago and a half, has been his relentless attitude to score runs regardless of the situation", Morgan said. Arthur is considering whether Sarfraz should bat higher after his unbeaten 61 saw them home against Sri Lanka . England entered that final match of the series already leading 4... [Full Article...]

MLB Draft 2017 updates

Lancaster native LG Castillo (Lancaster High School outfielder) was drafted in the 17th Round (504 overall) by the Milwaukee Brewers. It also marks back-to-back years that Baltimore has gone pitching in the opening round after it selected IL starting pitcher Cody Sedlock 27th overall. [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant: 'I Didn't Hop On

Kevin Durant: 'I Didn't Hop On Durant also becomes the first player since Shaquille O'Neal back in 2000 to tally five consecutive 30-point games in an NBA Finals series. Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , California. [Full Article...]

Johnson hopes timing is right for another US Open title

This time, McIlroy has been out for six weeks because of a recurring injury in his rib that caused him to miss almost two months at the start of the year. Open, but it's the major that has gone the longest without a repeat victor. He shot 81 in the final round. "We all decided Monday afternoon that if it rained that hard and (the grass) laid down we were going to take care of it and mow it down,... [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant's mom was one proud Black mama at National Basketball Association finals

Barring a major shakeup to James' supporting cast or a move to another team , the three-times National Basketball Association champion may never find a way to solve a Golden State Warriors squad that just dominated the playoffs like no team ever before. [Full Article...]


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