• NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers say they 'need' JR Smith to shoot more
NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers say they 'need' JR Smith to shoot more

The Warriors have a 1-0 lead against LeBron James and the Cavs. He is returning to the bench for Sunday night's Game 2 against the Cleveland Cavaliers to coach the Warriors for the first time in more than six weeks. James enters Game 2 against Golden State having been part of 58 road playoff wins. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue says he wasn't even...

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  • Murray takes on tricky Khachanov for a spot in last eight
Murray takes on tricky Khachanov for a spot in last eight

World number one Murray , the runner-up in Paris to Novak Djokovic in 2016, brushed aside Karen Khachanov of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Poor form coming into the Roland Garros fortnight meant few considered the world No.1 a realistic contender for a first French Open success.

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  • Australia chasing 183 victory target for win vs Australia
Australia chasing 183 victory target for win vs Australia

While spin was expected to play a key role later in the tournament due to the wear and tear on the highly-trafficked wickets, South African Imran Tahir's stunning four-wicket display against Sri Lanka on Saturday may have been the catalyst for Zampa's inclusion.

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  • Podium finish at Monaco delights Ricciardo
Podium finish at Monaco delights Ricciardo

Who will ever forget the sight of poor Daniel Ricciardo on the Monaco podium previous year, despite having finished second the normally effervescent Australian clutched his trophy looking like a little boy who'd just been told there is no such thing as Father Christmas.

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  • Warriors coach Kerr returns for Game 2
Warriors coach Kerr returns for Game 2

Curry provided Kerr more than a glimpse of his greatness from up close after the coach had been watching games from the locker room while speaking to his players beforehand and at halftime. "They're doing that and it's opening up Kev [Love] for the offensive rebound ". "We have to figure out a way to get him going early. I wouldn't be in thi...

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  • The Celtics Won The Game
The Celtics Won The Game

Imagine looking the best basketball player in the world dead in the eye and trying to compare your work at a Division III school to his performance in the NBA Playoffs. A game we should have won, but they played hard."We didn't continue to press the tempo", James said. "I'm kind of glad it happened the way it did", James said.

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  • Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli
Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli

Yuvraj Singh showed his great sportsmanship towards Pakistan player. Both Yuvraj and Kohli were given lives en route to their match-changing knocks. Earlier, put in to bat first, openers Rohit Sharma (91) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) provided their side with a ideal start as not only did they blast half-centuries each, but also went on to stitch a ...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: Batsmen to watch out for
Champions Trophy 2017: Batsmen to watch out for

Apart from Kohli, South Africa captain AB de Villiers, England's Eoin Morgan and Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza also attended. SpiderCam, Stump Camera, Ball Spin RPM/ Rev Counter, PitchVision, LED Bails have also enhanced the game of cricket.

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  • John Terry talks about his controversial Chelsea farewell
John Terry talks about his controversial Chelsea farewell

It will be interesting to see what future holds for Terry . Terry, who had made his 717th appearance for the Blues, lifted the Premier League trophy with teammate Gary Cahill after the match, before Terry addressed the supporters in a speech.

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  • Real parade in Madrid with 12th UCL trophy
Real parade in Madrid with 12th UCL trophy

Zidane, 44, led Madrid to glory in last season's Champions League less than five months after succeeding Rafael Benitez to take up his first managerial role. The final also saw a return to home soil for Welsh global captain and Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale , who appeared as a 77th-minute substitute for forward Karim Benzema.

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  • Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' LA home
Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' LA home

Given the nature of last two NBA Finals matchups between them, it's impossible to say there are no bad feelings between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. Someone painted over the slur before officers arrived to investigate, Sandoval said. James and his family were not at the house at the time (presumably they were in Oakland...

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  • Warriors go up 2-0 in another blowout win over Cavs
Warriors go up 2-0 in another blowout win over Cavs

All was right again for the Warriors with their leader back in his usual spot on the bench. When he woke up Sunday, he decided he could. OAKLAND , Calif. "Effort, effort, yep", Kyrie Irving said matter-of-factly. "We know, trust me, we know. We play that same game in Cleveland, there's no way we win".

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  • Draymond Green: 'Going over the edge' won't win me a championship
Draymond Green: 'Going over the edge' won't win me a championship

The Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals with a 132-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland on Sunday. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James insists his team can not make drastic changes despite falling 2-0 behind in the NBA Finals.

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  • Game 2: Warriors 132, Cavaliers 113 (final)
Game 2: Warriors 132, Cavaliers 113 (final)

Love nailed Durant with a few rugged shoulders to the chest but couldn't move him much. Golden State's record-breaking 14th consecutive postseason win came in Steve Kerr's return to the Warriors' bench after he missed the previous 11 games while dealing the spinal-fluid issues.

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  • Turkey protests
Turkey protests "aggressive" United States action in embassy clash

Bodyguards for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu are accused of attacking protesters after his meeting with President Donald Trump . "The violence and injuries were the result of this unpermitted, provocative demonstration". Now, the State Department has confirmed that its Diplomatic Security Service, D.C...

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  • Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 on Switch doesn't run on Frostbite, missing story mode
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 on Switch doesn't run on Frostbite, missing story mode

EA Sports integrated its new Frostbite engine for the game past year and it lifted graphics to a whole new level. The freshly crowned Champions League victor will adorn the cover of the hugely popular title for the first time when it is released in September.

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  • Durant, Curry simply too much as Warriors win Game 2
Durant, Curry simply too much as Warriors win Game 2

LeBron James (23) is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11). However, the effort he's brought on the defensive end in rim protection, being strong on the perimeter, and his length in transition really made a difference in Game 2 and allowed Golden State to get yet another double-digit victory in the series.

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  • Curry, Durant batter Cavs in Game 2 blowout
Curry, Durant batter Cavs in Game 2 blowout

To start the second and fourth quarter, when Draymond Green would typically anchor the Warriors' second unit, Steve Kerr found his versatile forward in foul trouble. The series received a healthy dose of drama before Sunday's game when Kerr - who had not coached the Warriors' previous 11 games after the lingering symptoms from a botched bac...

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  • Cheick Tiote dies at age of 30
Cheick Tiote dies at age of 30

The player's spokesman said in a statement on Monday that the 30-year-old died following a training session with Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises . "Our hearts go out to his family and friends at such a sad time". The midfielder started his career in Belgium with Anderlecht and also represented Twente and Roda JC in the Netherl...

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  • Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 following cycling accident
Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 following cycling accident

As Mark Critchley of The Independent relayed, Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena, Italy , where Hayden was being treated in the intensive care unit, announced the American had died. Former world champion and Ducati teammate Casey Stoner tweeted: "Thankful for the time that I was privileged to know you!" Nicky Hayden of US and Repso...

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  • Champions Trophy: Amla, Tahir lead South Africa past Sri Lanka
Champions Trophy: Amla, Tahir lead South Africa past Sri Lanka

Amla hit 103, his 25th one-day global century, as South Africa posted 299 for six from their 50 overs at the Oval . Sri Lanka head into the tournament as underdogs and one of the key reasons they´ve struggled in recent months has been the absence of fast bowler Lasith Malinga , who hasn´t played any ODI cricket since November 2015 due to a...

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  • Tedesco's Origin blinder blind-sided Queensland at Suncorp
Tedesco's Origin blinder blind-sided Queensland at Suncorp

The fifth-year Blues mentor denied the Maroons' stranglehold on the interstate shield - they've claimed 10 of the past 11 series - was loosening. But like I say "should" - and as I have learnt with great regularity in the past should is a very bad word. "They played Origin style footy tonight and we didn't", Walters said.

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  • Warriors beat Cavs 132-113, take 2-0 NBA Finals lead
Warriors beat Cavs 132-113, take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

While the Cavaliers overcame a 3-1 series deficit in 2016, they look overmatched this time around. James' points came on 12-for-18 shooting for the Cavaliers, who shot 45 percent from the field but just 27.6 percent (8-for-29) from 3-point range.

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  • Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox
Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox

Until then, each team will do its best to be in contention when the next series between these AL East foes gets under way. David Price will make his second start of the season for the Boston Red Sox and the 250 of his career Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles , and the Red Sox are certainly happy to have one of their aces back.

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  • Bale commits to Real Madrid after 'incredible' Champions League triumph
Bale commits to Real Madrid after 'incredible' Champions League triumph

Casemiro restored Madrid's lead just after the hour and further goals from Ronaldo and substitute Asensio confirmed victory before Juve substitute Juan Cuadrado was harshly shown a second yellow card for pushing Sergio Ramos. While the Italians equalized soon after with Mario Mandzuci's stunning overhead kick, it was the Spanish team who kick...

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  • 'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe
'Insatiable' Real Madrid hailed masters of Europe

Three summers ago Rodriguez was the most wanted players in world football after a dazzling display at the World Cup. Zidane, 44, led Madrid to glory in last season's Champions League less than five months after succeeding Rafael Benitez to take up his first managerial role.

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  • Champions League: Real Madrid's unsung hero Luka Modric fundamental to historic triumph
Champions League: Real Madrid's unsung hero Luka Modric fundamental to historic triumph

After winning his fourth Champions League title (three for Real and one for Manchester United ), Cristiano has worldwide duty, representing Portugal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation - his first game is two weeks from now on June 18.

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  • Five ways Real Madrid can ensure their domination continues
Five ways Real Madrid can ensure their domination continues

Bale received his third Champions League winner's medal in four seasons as Real swept aside Juventus 4-1 in his home city of Cardiff on Saturday night. Until now, no team since AC Milan in 1989 and 1990, when the cup was only a knockout competition, had won back-to-back titles. Serbian worldwide Mirallem Pjanic drew a brilliant save from Ke...

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  • Kerr returns to coach Warriors after missing 11 National Basketball Association games
Kerr returns to coach Warriors after missing 11 National Basketball Association games

The Warriors appear to be on the path to the title but last season blew a 3-1 series lead as James and the Cavs took the title in seven games. The Warriors, meanwhile tied the record for least turnovers in an NBA Finals game with four and made Cleveland pay for it, as Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry went to work against an nearly non-exist...

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  • Mike Zimmer celebrates birthday by returning to Vikings
Mike Zimmer celebrates birthday by returning to Vikings

Zimmer - who was diagnosed with a detached retina on November 1 following the Vikings' loss to the Bears last season - has had eight surgeries since the incident. Zimmer suffered a detached retina during the 2016 season and had to miss the Vikings' loss to the Dallas Cowboys at U.S. Bank Stadium. He told reporters on May 26 he would return shortl...

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  • Warriors lead 86-82 in the 3rd quarter
Warriors lead 86-82 in the 3rd quarter

With a triple-double left the area and LeBron James , repeated the achievement magic Johnson , who in his later years, also scored in the NBA Finals eight triple-doubles. The difference, of course, is Kevin Durant , who after two games is the clubhouse leader for Most Valuable Player in the series. He was even seen huffing and puffing as he ...

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  • Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic
Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic

Nadal's last French Open title came in 2014. The Czech player will face 86th-ranked Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russian Federation in the next round. Ever the gracious sportsman, Djokovic exchanged a high five with Granollers when the latter struck a victor off a fine drop shot in the third. In the final set, as Djokovic served for the match i...

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  • London terror attack: What we know so far
London terror attack: What we know so far

Islamist militants have carried out scores of deadly attacks in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the United States over the past two years. One of the attackers shouted "this is for Allah" as he knifed a man near a pub. May said the three recent attacks, which have claimed at least 34 lives, are not thought to be connected. Trump's fir...

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  • Star duo leads the way for Warriors
Star duo leads the way for Warriors

This marks the second straight year Golden State won the first two games of the Finals. Durant has been the 2017 NBA Finals MVP through the first two games without debate. In last year's series, they had an effective field goal percentage of 58 percent in the first 12 seconds of the shot clock and 43 percent in the last 12 seconds of the shot c...

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  • Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'
Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'

The agreement commits signatories to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and keep the worldwide rise in temperatures below two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) over pre-industrial times. . He said California, New York and Washington are the initial members, with those states representing more than one-fifth of U.S. Gross Domestic...

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