• JR Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls
JR Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls

That in short is the impact of adding a Durant to a team that already boast so much talent. "Are we giving up runs at the basket?'" In the aftermath, Cavs coach Ty Lue was asked a long, winding question about the seemingly impossible task of beating the Warriors .

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  • Champions Trophy: India in driver's seat, set 320-run target for Pakistan
Champions Trophy: India in driver's seat, set 320-run target for Pakistan

Pakistan's Coach Mickey Arthur has announced a 12-member squad ahead of the team's clash against India . Political interference has restricted India and Pakistan , cricket's biggest rivals, to meeting in a mere nine ODIs this decade, with India winning six to Pakistan's three.

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  • Champions League Final: Cristiano Ronaldo's record galore continues with end of season
Champions League Final: Cristiano Ronaldo's record galore continues with end of season

Cristiano Ronaldo's phenomenal performance towards the end of the season and knockout stages of the Champions League is proof of the fact that the frequent rest given to him by Zidane was of vast importance. "But you know how things are". The Champions League final was always going to be a hard task against Juventus who had conceded only thrice...

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  • NYPD officer dragged, in critical condition
NYPD officer dragged, in critical condition

Saturday, there were three calls for shots fired at Tilden Avenue and East 53rd Street. "When you put down your head, please think of these police officers that go out there on the street, put themselves at risk and those police officers that came to his aid and heroically lifted him up and got him (to the hospital.) Hopefully, the doctors here can...

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  • Chris Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain
Chris Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

That was the key in the innings, Tamim's innings allowed the other batsmen to revolve around him and the score easily went past 300 which was a challenging total in any circumstance. Josh Hazlewood and John Hastings were the pick of the bowlers against the Black Caps with eight wickets between them. England , who are eyeing a first global 50-overs...

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  • Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin
Hundreds of Juventus fans injured in stampede in Turin

About 400 people were being treated for slight injuries, Italian media reported. For some Juventus fans, the incident brought back traumatic memories of the 1985 Heysel stadium disaster in Brussels, where 39 people were killed, with majority being Italian fans.

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  • Predators hoping to advance to first-ever Stanley Cup Final
Predators hoping to advance to first-ever Stanley Cup Final

The Ducks and Predators have been tied or within a goal for 284 minutes, 38 seconds of the 319:49 played. "That's why it's the hardest trophy to win in sports", said forward James Neal , who scored Nashville's overtime victor in Game 1.

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  • Theresa May condemns 'Islamist extremism' behind London attack
Theresa May condemns 'Islamist extremism' behind London attack

Police said seven people were killed and more than 40 others were wounded, some critically, before officers shot and killed the three suspected assailants. "I just watched the football game and a guy came in holding a massive knife and stabbed a girl by the door", a witness, who would not give his name, told NBC News.

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  • Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears
Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

A year after showing so much resolve while winning the French Open, Muguruza fell apart down the stretch of what became a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 loss Sunday to the 13th-seeded Mladenovic, who reached the quarterfinals at her home major for the first time.

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  • India 319-3 vs Pakistan in rain-hit Champions Trophy match
India 319-3 vs Pakistan in rain-hit Champions Trophy match

Imad Wasim was hit three sixes in the 48th over by Pandya while Kohli finished the innings off in style with a boundary. Opener Rohit Sharma top-scored with 91 off 119 before being run out and captain Virat Kohli was 81 not out off 68, with six fours and three sixes.

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  • Wozniacki closer to erasing unwanted asterisk next to her name
Wozniacki closer to erasing unwanted asterisk next to her name

Three third-round men's matches are scheduled to resume after rain cancelled play on Saturday afternoon: No. 8 Kei Nishikori against Hyeon Chung, No. 15 Gael Monfils against No. Sunday's clash was their first on clay. "We have had a lot of insane matches in the past, and some thrillers", Wozniacki said. Sam loves the clay.

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  • Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle
Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

When questioned who will win, Laxman was quick to voice his support for India , who have come out on top against Pakistan in their last three meetings at the 2015 World Cup, 2016 Asia Cup and last year's World Twenty20. In their last 12 innings when they batted first, England have given their opponents 300-plus target 10 times. When: Thursda...

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  • 1000 injured in panic after soccer game
1000 injured in panic after soccer game

However, a large bang caused panic amongst the large crowd, and in the ensuing rush several supporters were injured, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. At a certain point, hundreds ran from the center after some reported hearing a loud sound, an explosion or a shot, said Associated Press journalist Brian Hendrie, who was in the square.

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  • Fans in near-stampede in Turin after Champions League match
Fans in near-stampede in Turin after Champions League match

Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and the end of a five-year Spanish title drought before new highs were reached in the Champions League. For all the talk of tactics, the threat posed by the Italian champions and the romantic notion of Juve goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon finally claiming a Champions League winner's medal, Ronaldo yet a...

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  • Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win
Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win

Frei's explanation was about what Memorial Day and, by extension, the Indianapolis 500 , mean to him. I researched and wrote quite graphically about the deaths of my father's teammates, Dave Schreiner and Bob Baumann, in the Battle of Okinawa.

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  • Cavaliers Aim To Closeout Series In Boston
Cavaliers Aim To Closeout Series In Boston

In Game 3, the Celtics managed to beat the buzzer via a three-point shot, and defeat Cleveland 111-108. Bigger than Ray Allen's Game 6 corner 3-pointer for the Miami Heat in 2013, or Michael Jordan's series-ending shot against the Utah Jazz in 1998? CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving broke his own record for points in a playoff game by a LeBron J...

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  • Gadelha deals Kowalkiewicz first stoppage loss via rear-naked choke
Gadelha deals Kowalkiewicz first stoppage loss via rear-naked choke

Kowalkiewicz is the aggressor at the start, pushing forward and landing a nice early punch. Unfortunately for Kowalkiewicz, she committed a costly error by giving up her back during the scramble on the ground. The Brazilian sunk both hooks in though, and after a brief hand fight, Gadelha sunk in the rear-naked choke and Kowalkiewicz was forced to...

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  • Centeno's homer helps Astros over Tigers 6-2
Centeno's homer helps Astros over Tigers 6-2

McCullers allowed just one hit in a scoreless five innings of work, to set the Astros up for a 6-2 victory. Hinch said. "That doesn't happen very often against these three hitters (Ian Kinsler , Alex Avila and Miguel Cabrera )". Adams had two hits, including his fifth-inning home run high into the right-field seats for a 5-1 lead. Morton finishe...

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  • Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action
Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

And all six of the Grand Slam champions in the draw remained unbeaten thus far. Instead of being aggressive, I didn't really do much and he won that point. He pulled and pushed his opponent back and forth, forward and back: It was vicious but tactically brilliant from the Briton. My service was not hurting him as much anymore later into the game.

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  • Senators warn of fiscal fallout after Erdogan visit violence
Senators warn of fiscal fallout after Erdogan visit violence

Turkey summoned Bass Monday, May 22, 2017, to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last week in Washington . Tillerson said an investigation has to conclude before it's decided if the ambassador should be expelled. "The coming months wi...

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  • Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open
Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

But he refused to comment on the controversial match. Moody Australian Nick Kyrgios , who is struggling with hip and shoulder injuries, has been receiving daily treatment ahead of his first-round match against experienced German Philipp Kohlschreiber.

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  • All Black Crotty injuries rib cartilage, doubtful for Lions
All Black Crotty injuries rib cartilage, doubtful for Lions

Ryan Crotty celebrates his try with team mates TJ Perenara and Ben Smith. Hunt slotted a penalty to bring the scores level, but missed with another effort from the tee as the end of the 80 minutes approached. The Crusaders started at a relentless pace, with the first try on the board after three minutes by Mitchell Drummond before Crotty pu...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League

Once again, Ronaldo was the real deal for Real, scoring twice to make him the Champions League's top marksman for the fifth successive season. Ronaldo hit Real's first and third goals to become only the second man to score in three European Cup finals and take his career goal tally to 600.

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  • Police release dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' arrest
Police release dashcam footage of Tiger Woods' arrest

Although he said he remained "positive" he would be back, Woods admitted: "I want to play professional golf again but I'm not looking ahead". The former world No 1 golfer is eventually led away in handcuffs. The report notes that Woods was "cooperative", but described him as "sluggish, sleepy, unable to walk alone". " I didn't realize the m...

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  • Nick Fairley: Report: Nick Fairley dealing with heart issue
Nick Fairley: Report: Nick Fairley dealing with heart issue

Fox Sports' Jen Hale reported the condition is serious enough that there are concerns about the future of his career. According to NFL.com's Mike Garafolo , Fairley visited with a cardiologist last month and has "been out of communication" with teammates, which his sources say is unusual for guys on the team who are usually able to reach Fairl...

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  • Rihanna Steals The Show At NBA Finals Opener
Rihanna Steals The Show At NBA Finals Opener

That changed dramatically - and so did the margin of the Golden State lead - when the Warriors had a pair of 3-pointers apiece in 13-0 and 13-1 third-quarter flurries that buried the Cavaliers . "For K.D., here's a lot of different footwork drills and stuff that I've never done before, that he has learned along the way", Curry said Saturday, a...

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  • Steve Kerr could return to coach Warriors in Game 2
Steve Kerr could return to coach Warriors in Game 2

Draymond Green loved watching Durant do his thing easily down the middle in his first Finals game for Golden State. It's because Thompson is doing what every coach from YMCA youth leagues up through the National Basketball Association preaches - if you're not scoring points, contribute in other ways.

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  • Real Madrid win UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid win UEFA Champions League

It is the first time a team has won back-to-back titles in the modern iteration of Europe's elite club competition and Zinedine Zidane's side did so in style. Buffon had conceded only three goals on the way to the final, but that total was matched inside 64 minutes as Real showed their cutting edge. Despite having his back to goal and seeing de...

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  • Steve Kerr Could Return To Coach Warriors In NBA Finals
Steve Kerr Could Return To Coach Warriors In NBA Finals

This is the seventh straight trip to the NBA Finals for James. So that means the Cavs-Warriors series will be streamed on ABC's online platform.The 2017 NBA Finals will see the Cleveland Cavaliers face off against the Golden State Warriors .

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  • Like many of Warriors' opponents, Cavaliers plan to get physical
Like many of Warriors' opponents, Cavaliers plan to get physical

The speedy Warriors fast break proved more than Cleveland could silence. Kevin Durant , who Hayward called the "best offensive player in the world", was the primary catalyst of Golden State's offense, as he finished the game with 38 points on 14-of-26 shooting from the field.

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  • Champions Trophy: India hold edge over Pakistan, admits Afridi
Champions Trophy: India hold edge over Pakistan, admits Afridi

Kohli said he understands that media has a job to do and he would rather focus on his - that is playing cricket. "There are no problems whatsoever. The pressure, as Sarfraz cleverly said, is on India . You've got to be on the same page all the time and if you're on the same page you get correct decisions and you give clarity to your team.

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  • Thompson: Health of Warriors coach Steve Kerr is officially a thing
Thompson: Health of Warriors coach Steve Kerr is officially a thing

The Warriors had 12 steals to none by Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers methodically planned for the Golden State Warriors' high-octane attack but after suffering a crushing loss in Game One of the NBA Finals LeBron James said simulating their offense is impossible.

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  • Novak Djokovic comes through tough test to make French Open fourth round
Novak Djokovic comes through tough test to make French Open fourth round

There were two upsets on the day in the women's singles tournament. "I felt fantastic. My opponent was really talented, she's really young". If Nadal is the King of Clay, Roland Garros must be his favourite palace. She won just 42 percent of her second-serve points. The second-seeded Serb gave Schwartzman a hug and a part on the head at the n...

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  • Pens' Bonino out for Game 3 with foot injury
Pens' Bonino out for Game 3 with foot injury

Craig Smith's unassisted goal 4:54 into the final stanza gave Nashville that much more of a cushion at 4-1. One of the catfish was wrapped in a yellow rally towel handed out to fans. He now trails Ciccarelli (1981) and Ville Leino (2010) by one point for points by an rookie in a single playoff campaign. "I knew (Laviolette) was going to need me at...

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  • Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener
Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

I am very impressed with the way Shikhar Dhawan batted in both the games. "No matter how much a player tries to take it as any other game of cricket , it is not possible". Actually there are a lot of expectations at home. He added that they had their own targets. Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers d...

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