• Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers
Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers

The timing of the latter is certainly up for debate and Durant may still be a season or two from finally eclipsing James as the best player on the planet, but whether or not Durant will conclude his career as one of the greatest players to never win a championship is a conversation of the past.

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  • Lonzo Ball SAVAGELY TROLLS Father LaVar in New Foot Locker Ad
Lonzo Ball SAVAGELY TROLLS Father LaVar in New Foot Locker Ad

Lonzo recalled the "special day" when Lavar berated his high school coach in front of a crowd for not giving him enough touches. "Copyrights your name to make it part of a family lifestyle brand ". - "And then tells 29 out of 32 teams to not bother drafting you". Jayson Tatum (Duke) and Jonathan Isaac (Florida State) all spoke lovingly about...

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  • Warriors' Stephen Curry could be difference in National Basketball Association final
Warriors' Stephen Curry could be difference in National Basketball Association final

Moreover, Kevin Love is playing at a very high level after a tepid Finals a year ago. Frankly, the NBA's regular season was nearly a waste of time . He certainly didn't deserve the Finals MVP award, but he produced solid numbers and was on the victorious team. They've won in the first quarter in nine of their 12 playoff games and have done s...

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  • Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas
Kimball gets 1st IndyCar pole, record run at repaved Texas

Championship leader Dixon was forced to settle for the outside of the front row but has shown good pace all weekend long in Texas, with the New Zealander admitting that the way the Texas weekend generally plays out, where you start is generally not that important.

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  • France edge thrilling friendly against England
France edge thrilling friendly against England

Stones endured a disappointing night at the heart of England's defence and was given just three out of ten by L'Equipe, who are renowned for their ruthless ratings. Samuel Umtiti scored his first worldwide goal to get France back into the game. This was the first time since November 2012 that England had conceded more than two goals in ...

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  • Leicester City have bid accepted for Hull defender Harry Maguire
Leicester City have bid accepted for Hull defender Harry Maguire

Maguire, about to enter the final year of his Hull contract, looks set to become Craig Shakespeare's first signing since he signed a three-year contract as full-time Leicester boss last week. Leicester are looking to add reinforcements to their defence and to offer support to first choice centre-backs Robert Huth and Wes Morgan. His perform...

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  • Ex-Edmonton Oilers coach wins AHL Calder Cup with Grand Rapids Griffins
Ex-Edmonton Oilers coach wins AHL Calder Cup with Grand Rapids Griffins

Coreau made a string of saves as the Griffins scrambled around their own net, but Gourde finally found and deposited a rebound from below the left circle. "As far as our business, we've seen an uptick of anywhere from 3 to 6 percent increase each game, so it's been very beneficial for us", says Jacob Durso, a manager at Peppino's.

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  • England, Pakistan gear up for final berth
England, Pakistan gear up for final berth

He guided his side home against Sri Lanka with an unbeaten 61 and captain Sarfraz Ahmed will be key again for Pakistan . Pakistan openers Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman are off to a flying start as boundaries as starting to flow right from the word go.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Has India got direct entry into the finals?
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Has India got direct entry into the finals?

Pakistan have announced their ambitions of playing in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. England 20-0 after 3 overs, Hales 6*, Bairstow 14*. Pakistan , chasing a seemingly modest 237 to win, slumped to 162 for seven. England is a top team. Interestingly Morgan says he would have batted first if he won the toss, so both sides are happy...

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  • Everton fixtures: Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released at 9am
Everton fixtures: Premier League 2017-18 fixtures released at 9am

Runners-up Tottenham start away from home for the seventh successive season. Manchester United face West Ham at Old Trafford in the opening round, while their Sky Blue neighbours will pose a tough first test for the newly promoted Brighton.

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  • Gary Neville has strongly defended Rachel Riley after she leaves Sky Sports
Gary Neville has strongly defended Rachel Riley after she leaves Sky Sports

Sky were willing to offer Riley a new contract after her initial 12-month deal came to an end, but she has chose to pursue other opportunities. Riley had described Spurs" 1-0 defeat to West Ham as a "bottle job' and received a torrent of abuse from fans of the North London club.

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  • Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win
Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

The Warriors , who were playing a Game 5 for the first time in the postseason, shot 51.1 percent from the field and 36.8 percent on 3-pointers. "I was anxious, I was jittery". Game 5 was the most anticipated game of the National Basketball Association finals, well since Game 4. This is Kerr's seventh championship, five of those as a player and t...

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  • India vs Pakistan: Hardik Pandya ending the all-rounder conversation in style
India vs Pakistan: Hardik Pandya ending the all-rounder conversation in style

Hardik Pandya's last over cameo against Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy match ensured that India were well over 300 runs. Skipper Kohli then joined Rohit and the dashing duo steadied the game in India's favor. The South African, in common with players from both sides, had tried to downplay the fixture as no more important than any o...

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  • Road to back-to-back Stanley Cups not easy for Pittsburgh Penguins
Road to back-to-back Stanley Cups not easy for Pittsburgh Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins pose for a group photo with the Stanley Cup Trophy after they defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game Six of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Bridgestone Arena on June 11, 2017 in Nashville , Tennessee.

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  • Gripped by cricket fever, Bangladesh facing its biggest game
Gripped by cricket fever, Bangladesh facing its biggest game

It brought Dinesh Chandimal to the crease but his stay was reduced to just two balls as the batsman dragged one from Fahim Ashraf onto his stumps, going for a drive. Still, they need to put down some big totals to win this match as Pakistan will not lose the match so easily. Former captain Gazi Ashraf feels more than training on the pitch, it i...

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  • Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

They made their group plea to Kevin Durant last summer, Stephen Curry and the core of the Golden State Warriors traveling cross-country to go at a prized free agent the only way they do it around here: with "Strength in Numbers". "But that guy is way over". James turned to the officials, saying he had been fouled. In the decisive matc...

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  • Sports Night: Warriors are National Basketball Association champions
Sports Night: Warriors are National Basketball Association champions

As unforgettable for the rest of the National Basketball Association was the way the Warriors attacked the season, blending Durant's inside power with Curry and Klay Thompson's outside shooting to create a deadly combination and potentially long-lasting one.

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  • 5 reasons the Nashville Predators were beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins
5 reasons the Nashville Predators were beaten by the Pittsburgh Penguins

Sidney Crosby is generally acknowledged as the world's best player, and for the second consecutive year was voted the Conn Smythe Trophy victor as the playoffs' top player. Heading into the series, we knew that the Predators were at a disadvantage offensively against Pittsburgh , especially with Nashville's top centerman Ryan Johansen sidelined...

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  • The numbers behind Nadal's La Decima
The numbers behind Nadal's La Decima

Nadal has been nearly flawless throughout a magnificent fortnight at Roland Garros, where it seemed inevitable that he would become the first man to win the same grand slam 10 times in the Open Era. Rafael Nadal , who created history with the win, posses with his uncle Toni, who was also his coach. The only positive Wawrinka could take from ...

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  • Ivan Perisic to Manchester United
Ivan Perisic to Manchester United

Per the source, the Serie A find themselves under pressure as they need to pay up £26m before the end of June to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations. In the last campaign, Perisic scored 11 goals and provided 12 assists in 42 games for the Nerazzurri (all competitions). And according to Di Marzio, PSG are monitoring the situation clos...

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  • Warriors near sweep of Cavs
Warriors near sweep of Cavs

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with teammates against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. If Cleveland is going to have a chance at turning this thing around in Game 4, they are going to need to figure out ways not to allow slippage when their best players are on the be...

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  • Real Madrid Soccer Star Ronaldo Charged With Tax Fraud by Spanish Prosecutors
Real Madrid Soccer Star Ronaldo Charged With Tax Fraud by Spanish Prosecutors

The prosecution said Ronaldo had taken advantage of a corporate structure created in 2010 that served to hide the iconic player's income derived from his image rights. Gestifute , the agency representing the Portugal captain, said in a lengthy statement posted on its website the matter is a complex financial one.

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  • Sarfraz sends Pakistan through as Sri Lanka let victory slip
Sarfraz sends Pakistan through as Sri Lanka let victory slip

The wicket-keeper batsman shared 75 runs with Mohammad Amir (28) for the 8th wicket as Pakistan overhauled the target with 31 balls to spare. Pakistan will return to Sophia Gardens for a last-four clash with tournament hosts England in Cardiff on Wednesday.

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  • Lonzo Ball Mocks His Overbearing Father In Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial
Lonzo Ball Mocks His Overbearing Father In Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

The Lakers hosted a 75-minute morning workout with Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox, who tried to impress the Lakers with his conditioning and effort while alleviating concerns about his shooting. "I think it's cool to have a card". Jackson touted his quickness, versatility, athleticism and passing. The Lakers are being diligent, and bringing Jack...

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  • Parade for Warriors on Thursday. Will NBA champs visit White House?
Parade for Warriors on Thursday. Will NBA champs visit White House?

James had just become the first player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double in the Finals after scoring 41 points with 13 rebounds and eight assists in Game 5 Monday night. Anyone anxious about whether there was enough to go around at Oracle for Curry, KD and the rest found out there was plenty. West, Thompson and J...

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  • Man United agree transfer for Lindelof
Man United agree transfer for Lindelof

According to the Daily Telegraph , Jose Mourinho has doubts over whether Smalling is good enough and is set to make the England worldwide available for transfer at as little as £15m. He could be one of three or four high-profile acquisitions at Old Trafford this summer, with the club also understood to be keen on Alvaro Morata. In fact, some...

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  • Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4
Moreland, Ramirez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox top Yanks 5-4

ATLANTA - Mike Foltynewicz allowed only four hits in seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis drove in five runs and Atlanta crushed Philadelphia to end the Phillies' four-game winning streak. "It's something we're trying to figure out", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. The Red Sox announced RHP Brian Johnson will start Friday against Detroit.

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  • Man United reach agreement to sign Benfica defender Lindelof
Man United reach agreement to sign Benfica defender Lindelof

Mnachester United reach an agreement with Benfica to sign Center defender Victor Lindelof . Lindelof still needs to agree personal terms with United, and the deal is also subject to a medical and worldwide clearance. Lindelof came off a top season with Benfica last term as he celebrated a domestic double. United will battle Liverpool f...

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  • Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis
Australia beat New Zealand to qualify for CT semis

New Zealand will look to revive their Champions Trophy campaign by beating England in Cardiff on Tuesday after a frustrating start to the one-day global tournament. Jake Ball , who was named man of the match, and the returning Adil Rashid picked up two apiece, while Mark Wood's removal of Kane Williamson for 87 was pivotal.

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  • LeBron James would like MJ and Magic as 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron James would like MJ and Magic as 3-on-3 teammates

James talked about just how much the letter "disrespected [his] name". I stay out of the 1-on-1 matchups during our practice, the 2-on-2 and the 3-on-3s. "Whenever I can put on a USA Basketball jersey..." Golden State redefined the meaning of a super team , its personnel dwarfing even the likes of the one James helped to bring together in Mia...

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  • Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in
Kane: Hampden is one of the best stadiums I've played in

Jack is coming back from an injury and he has been our No 2. Strachan also applauded the contribution of Griffiths. As a manager that was hard work. I didn't want to lose my first game as England captain, especially against Scotland . Griffiths felt Scotland had done themselves proud, despite not being able to hold on for what would have b...

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  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

I think more about the game, and I play smarter, in my opinion, and also physically. "It may be hard but I chose the life of a tennis player". It's been 16 years since Jennifer Capriati lost the first set of the French Open final and won .

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  • Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid
Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid

So even if he were to arrive with little time to spare, the oddsmakers' favorite to win the 117th national championship will have some idea of how to play the public track, which is making its debut in the U.S. "I know nothing about it", Johnson said, per the Guardian's Ewan Murray . "Each year we have lessons learned, and we go into a review ...

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  • LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament
LeBron has no plans of playing in 3-on-3 Olympic tournament

The Dream Team of James , Magic, Jordan might never take the court together, but with the Big3 League tipping off later this year, it's possible that former stars like Allen Iverson and Kenyon Martin make a run to represent the United States in worldwide 3-on-3 competition.

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  • Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena
Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

Durant came back late in the regular season from a 19-game absence with a left knee injury, then dealt with a tender calf early in the playoffs. Golden State in 2015, the Cavaliers a year ago, the Warriors again this time . It all added up to Golden State's second championship in three years. "We did it together", said Durant , a fir...

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