• Golden State Warriors celebrate title with parade through streets of Oakland
Golden State Warriors celebrate title with parade through streets of Oakland

The Warriors made one of the great playoff runs of all time to win the title. The Warriors' new San Francisco arena officially broke ground earlier this year, and, barring any setbacks, is slated to open for the 2019-20 season. "There is nobody having more fun than me", Warriors owner Joe Lacob said. Kevin Durant and his mother, carrying th...

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  • Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63
Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63

He won the Wells Fargo Championship last month, his second career title, and has four other top-10 finishes. "We're breaking down all kinds of barriers", Harman quipped. "We had to come back sooner than I thought, so that's been nice really". "I don't know what I'm going to feel tonight or if I'm going to sleep well".

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  • Harman takes the lead at US open
Harman takes the lead at US open

Kentucky native Thomas became the youngest golfer to shoot 59 on the PGA Tour , which came in the opening round of his Sony Open victory in Honolulu. "Not every day you enjoy a round of golf with an eight on the card, but I'm a pretty happy man", said Casey. It's the first time the Open has ever been conducted in Wisconsin.

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  • Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions, Sidney Crosby Playoff MVP
Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions, Sidney Crosby Playoff MVP

Another part that surprised me personally was the fact Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Playoff MVP, now don't get me wrong he's an incredible player and was clutch when need be. And it's the second championship in 18 months for coach Mike Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sack...

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  • India, Pakistan face each other at Champions Trophy final clash in London
India, Pakistan face each other at Champions Trophy final clash in London

But, do you know this exciting cricket duel may also become the most watched ICC match ever? "Positivity is the order of the day for all sportspersons", Kohli told reporters. Arthur is confident the India "aberration" is now behind Pakistan , who've also lost all three of their previous knockout matches at International Cricket Council tournam...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'Colonial' rivals to fight for glory
ICC Champions Trophy Final: 'Colonial' rivals to fight for glory

There will be many distractions when India lines up against Pakistan in the final, with a manic crowd likely to be out of control in the lead up and on match day as the hype for this match will be huge. Straight-talking Arthur has previously described Pakistan's performance in their 124-run defeat to their neighbours and great rivals at Edgba...

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  • Live Twitter Reaction, India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final
Live Twitter Reaction, India vs Pakistan, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

However, Pakistan , on the other hand, have been a huge surprise, especially after their massive loss to India in the round robin stages, which made their head-to-head record 2-2. India have some wonderful batsmen in Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli , and the trio has scored quality runs in the competition so far.

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  • Football rule-makers consider 30 minute halves to radically change beautiful game
Football rule-makers consider 30 minute halves to radically change beautiful game

IFAB suggests match officials should be stricter on time-keeping, stopping their watch from a penalty being awarded to the spot-kick being taken, from a goal being scored until the match resumes from the kick-off, and from the signal of a substitution to play restarting.

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  • NHL trade freeze sparks buzz but few deals
NHL trade freeze sparks buzz but few deals

They might choose to expose Martin, figuring the Knights would not want to pick up his $2.5-million salary. They already own the sixth overall pick, but TSN's Pierre LeBrun spoke to an National Hockey League general manager, who believes there's a chance the Golden Knights have already made side deals to acquire more draft picks.

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  • Mickey Arthur positive about Pakistan's chances in Champions Trophy final
Mickey Arthur positive about Pakistan's chances in Champions Trophy final

India have been impressive throughout the competition, their only blip came against Sri Lanka. But few would dispute that India-Pakistan is now the world game's premier contest-certainly not the ICC who, by their own admission, now fix the draw at their events to ensure the Asian giants meet in the group phase.

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  • Captain Kohli calm ahead of today's final
Captain Kohli calm ahead of today's final

However, India will remain under pressure as the Pakistan team has a fresh batch of players who have exuberating confidence. Babar came out of the opener's shadows, but after Shoaib Malik and he holed out in the off-side deep, Hafeez (57no) hit four fours and three sixes to turn Pakistan's promise into the 300-plus substance required agains...

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  • Justin Thomas ties US Open Tournament record with 63 in third round
Justin Thomas ties US Open Tournament record with 63 in third round

On that occasion, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Hale Irwin and Ray Floyd shared the halfway lead, with Irwin going on to win the "Massacre at Winged Foot" on seven over par. "I'd like to shoot a good round here. When I get it going, I don't fear it like I used to of stalling". With so many golfing stalwarts banished, Thomas stepped into the breach ...

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  • Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 in US Open
Thomas shoots 63, trails Harman by 1 in US Open

However, while the world's top three are making other plans for the weekend after missing the cut, college amateur Cameron Champ is proving that massive tee shots can still help get the job done on the long, links-style layout. However, after dropping another shot on the 15th, Casey regained his composure superbly to birdie the 17th and 18th,...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Pakistan hopeful of exposing India's middle order
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final: Pakistan hopeful of exposing India's middle order

Like many people, Pathan also believes the Virat Kohli-led India's strength lies in its batting while Pakistan would bank on its superb bowling attack in the summit clash."I think the way Virat Kohli is batting and his timing is great".

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  • Pocono 400 Race Preview
Pocono 400 Race Preview

Qualifying positions 3-12 went to Matt Kenseth, Ryan Blaney , Kurt Busch , Brad Keselowski , Kyle Larson , Jamie McMurray , Joey Logano , Ryan Newman, Michael McDowell, and Kevin Harvick . Wallace finished a lap down in 26th in the first start by a black driver in the Cup series since 2006. "That one will take a smile off your face", Walla...

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  • Kohli calm ahead of India-Pakistan final
Kohli calm ahead of India-Pakistan final

The powerhouses, who clobbered Bangladesh to reach the final of the ICC Champions Trophy in England on Thursday, will be led by batting star Virat Kohli and includes the core of the unit now at the showpiece in London . It left Pakistan needing to beat Sri Lanka to qualify for the last four, and the team duly delivered , prevailing by thr...

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  • Thomas shoots record 63, trails Harman by one at bunched US Open
Thomas shoots record 63, trails Harman by one at bunched US Open

Open as he lined up his third shot on the par-5 final hole: a 50-yard wedge from the bottom of the hill that led to the green. And there it is! And it is another milestone in a remarkable start to 2017 for Thomas . Tommy Fleetwood and Brooks Koepka appear super-relaxed as they smile their way around the course -and the potentially ruinous ...

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  • Ronaldo determined to leave Spain
Ronaldo determined to leave Spain

Mendes is also the agent of Red Devils coach Jose Mourinho and he would love to bring Ronaldo back to Old Trafford. Accusations of Cristiano Ronaldo failing to pay $16.5 million in taxes have reportedly led to the Portuguese star telling Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez that he is prepared to leave the club.

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  • What is the Confederation Cup?
What is the Confederation Cup?

The visa-free system is only eligible for the dates surrounding the tournament. In the tournament's opening game at Saint Petersburg Stadium and with President Vladimir Putin, FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and football legend Pele all in attendance, Russian Federation made the winning start to the tournament that was widely expected of them a...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy, India vs Pakistan final Virat Kohli seeks title triumph
ICC Champions Trophy, India vs Pakistan final Virat Kohli seeks title triumph

Defending champions India have been magnificent with the bat, Shikhar Dhawan , Rohit Sharma and captain Kohli racking up the runs consistently and with plenty of style. "They've been really special in the way that they've bought into the concept that we wanted them to buy into and the brand of cricket, and they've done exceptionally well at th...

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  • Justin Thomas shoots 63 in third round at US Open
Justin Thomas shoots 63 in third round at US Open

Harman might be the surprise leader after three rounds at the U.S. Open , but there was nothing ordinary about his game. Joining them were British Open champion Henrik Stenson (No. Lots of talent, just looking for that one break out moment. He also could become the first left-hander to win a U.S. Open. His best finish was fourth in 2014 at Pin...

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  • Justin Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63
Justin Thomas sets US Open record with 9-under 63

Open round in relation to par. The left-hander shot 67 to reach 12-under and take a one-shot lead. He shot 59 this year in the first round of the Sony Open , the fourth of his PGA Tour victories. "But I'm looking forward to getting the job done". "It was a good display, all my own fault, of what can happen if you get out of position on ...

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  • Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3
Thomas shoots 63, but Harman leads after Round 3

There were 32 sub-par rounds, a record for U.S. Open third rounds. Jordan Spieth's first attempt to get out of the bunker on the 18th hole Saturday ended badly. "I felt like I've been playing pretty well all week and didn't have quite the numbers to show for it". "I had no idea about the relation to par, so that was definitely a big bonus".

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  • Confederations Cup Kicks Off In Russia One Year Ahead Of World Cup
Confederations Cup Kicks Off In Russia One Year Ahead Of World Cup

President Vladimir Putin expressed hope that hosts and underdogs Russian Federation will "make our football fans happy" in the upcoming Confederations Cup. Sunday 18 June: Portugal v Mexico , 5pm; Cameroon v Chile, 8pm. Nevertheless, at the moment the national team of New Zealand successfully performs in the qualification for the upcoming Worl...

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  • Rhys Webb says Lions must stop Sonny Bill Williams
Rhys Webb says Lions must stop Sonny Bill Williams

Rather than criticise the visitors after Wednesday's defeat to the Auckland Blues - New Zealand's weakest Super Rugby team - Hansen called them "the best Lions side to come here". "Our set-piece was good but need to control the number of penalties we give away in the game". "Our defence has got to be strong, we've got to be physical, and ...

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  • Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters
Murray registers 650th match win to enter quarters

It was just today it was unusual how it came about. Nishikori surpassed Jiro Satoh for the most quarter-final appearances by a Japanese man, as he made the last eight for the second time in three years in Paris . She will face Swiss Timea Bacsinszky, who ended the hopes of local favourite and 13th seed Kristina Mladenovic 6-4 6-4. Remarkably, ...

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  • Ivanisevic: 'Mentally weak' Nishikori won't beat Murray
Ivanisevic: 'Mentally weak' Nishikori won't beat Murray

A brilliantly timed forehand victor off Khachanov's serve brought up break point, before Murray's trademark defence forced the Russian to go wide and surrender serve. Mon. He'll face top-seed Andy Murray in the next round. The 290th-ranked Martic was leading 5-2 and 30-0 on Svitolina's serve in the deciding set.

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  • Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open
Justin Thomas joins leader logjam at US Open

Day and McIlroy never had much of a chance, both out of the picture before Johnson even teed off. With 12 players within two shots of the lead, the U.S. And he still has a long way to go. In the 116 previous U.S. Opens, only six players had ever reached 10-under par or better, never in the same tournament.

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  • Rory McIlroy destroys Steve Elkington after Elk tries to call him out
Rory McIlroy destroys Steve Elkington after Elk tries to call him out

McIlroy may not be the model of consistency lately - he's missed three cuts and finished inside the top 10 three times over his last six majors - but he's still the No. He also said prize money was so poor in Nicklaus' day that the legend's main source of income was his golf course design business. Over the course of his two rounds in Wisconsin h...

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  • Scotland stun Australia in Sydney
Scotland stun Australia in Sydney

It meant Scotland finally tasted victory against the Wallabies after going down by just one point in their previous two meetings. The Scots destroyed Australia at the breakdown at Allianz Stadium, but Genia accepted responsibility for the defeat after gifting the tourists two first-half tries with a wayward pass that led to an intercept and the...

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  • Harry Kane Wants Permanent England Captaincy
Harry Kane Wants Permanent England Captaincy

Southgate's men were staring down the barrel of their first defeat in 2018 World Cup qualifying after Leigh Griffiths' pair of late free-kicks had cancelled out Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute opener. Griffiths set up a great chance when he held the ball up and picked out Robertson 18 yards out. "We should never gotten into that positio...

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  • US Open golfer gives a heart-warming answer about friendship
US Open golfer gives a heart-warming answer about friendship

The wind at Erin Hills is finally expected to pick up for Sunday's final round, which could put a halt to all the record-setting scoring that's made the U.S. It is because of Miller's rough-around-the-edges personality that golf fans on Twitter had a field day with Thomas breaking his record. "I could not be leading the golf tournament by the tim...

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  • Rory McIlroy responds to Steve Elkington's claims he looks bored playing golf
Rory McIlroy responds to Steve Elkington's claims he looks bored playing golf

McIlroy bit after the outspoken Aussie tweeted that he looked "so bored playing golf". "More like 200mil...not bad for a "bored" 28 year old...plenty more where that came from", McIlroy wrote. McIlroy is competing at the Travelers Championship in CT this week and will then be playing the Irish Open and Scottish Open in his links preparations for...

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  • England captain Hartley: Argentina tour 'exceeded our hopes and expectations'
England captain Hartley: Argentina tour 'exceeded our hopes and expectations'

Argentina , who lost a remarkable first test 38-34 in San Juan, again had their moments at the Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao Lopez, holding the initiative midway through the first half and scoring three tries themselves through Joaquin Tuculet, Pablo Matera and Emiliano Boffelli.

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  • Alberta boxer Tim Hague in critical condition after knockout in Edmonton
Alberta boxer Tim Hague in critical condition after knockout in Edmonton

Hague's head bounced hard off the canvas as he fell. A statement from KO Boxing, who put on the match is expected later. Tim is now in a coma. After being evaluated backstage, Hague was transported to the hospital. Cody Krahn, a friend of Hague's, posted an update on the fighter's condition on Saturday morning. Hague had a 21-13 record in MMA ...

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