• ABC's NBA Finals Up Slightly In Viewership
ABC's NBA Finals Up Slightly In Viewership

Durant, seeking his first NBA crown after leaving Oklahoma City last July to join Golden State, became only the third player in NBA history to score 25 points in his first seven NBA Finals appearances, joining Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal.

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  • Huddersfield Town's Premier League odds
Huddersfield Town's Premier League odds

Mooy played more than 50 games for Huddersfield in all competitions, and scored four goals as they defied expectations to secure their place in England's top flight. Wagner had his doubters when he took over the Yorkshire club last season, but has silenced them with a season of unexpected success after avoiding relegation last season.

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  • Qatar faces airspace ban as crisis with neighbours grows
Qatar faces airspace ban as crisis with neighbours grows

The Arab world's biggest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran. A diplomatic crisis is only the latest complication as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. Qatar long has denied funding extremists, though Western officials have accused it of allowing or even encouraging funding of Sunni...

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  • Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry
Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry

It would be a bit ridiculous that 20 years depends on one game and the future of the club depends on one game, we will see more next week". Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla, who is now out with an ankle injury and expected to miss the start of next season, said Wenger had worked "miracles" at the club.

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  • Nadal moves through to quarter-finals at French Open
Nadal moves through to quarter-finals at French Open

Meanwhile, No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki returned to the quarter-finals for the first time since 2010, eliminating 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova , 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. Nishikori, 27, needed nearly four hours to win 7-5 6-4 6-7 (4-7) 0-6 6-4 in a third-round match finished on Sunday after the previous day's rain delay.

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  • Warriors take 2-0 series lead in NBA Finals
Warriors take 2-0 series lead in NBA Finals

That praise might be real now, because, as lopsided as the score in Game 2 was, in some respects the Cavs played better than when they lost, 113-91, in the first game of the series . He missed the first 43 games following back surgery complications in the historic 73-9 season in 2015-16. He remains coy about his overall condition but said he felt ...

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  • Muguruza through to 2nd round at French Open
Muguruza through to 2nd round at French Open

Former French Open runners-up Sam Stosur and Sara Errani, the latter coming through qualifying, also moved into round two. After last year's breakthrough to the No. Nadal kicked off his campaign with a straight-sets victory, beating France's Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1. The world number two Serb, who could meet Rafael Nadal in the semi-fin...

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  • Brewers shut out Dodgers
Brewers shut out Dodgers

He has been known to not be able to get deep into ballgames which is what the Dodger bullpen desperately needs him to do as they have been taxed for multiple innings nearly each and every game this season. Knebel, having blown save chances in each of his previous two opportunities at home, was back to dominating hitters with his high-90s fastball....

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  • Here's a sneak peek of that LeBron James-Kevin Durant track
Here's a sneak peek of that LeBron James-Kevin Durant track

Assuming it is Durant, he can be heard taking a swipe at a certain hot-take purveyor, formerly of ESPN and now with Fox Sports 1. LeBron James once tried to for a a different superteam - in the recording studio. Durant, who was with the Oklahoma City Thunder at the time, had been working out with LeBron in Ohio. "Bron had jotted some notes do...

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  • Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end
Rain intervenes again - and this time Australia are on the wrong end

With a similar outcome from their first game against New Zealand , Australia have two points from two washouts and now have to beat England in their final group game to have a chance of making the semi-finals. Bangladesh have only ever beaten Australia once in a full global. Cricket Australia (CA) said they were also "comfortable" wit...

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  • Rafa Nadal moves to Men's Singles quarter-finals
Rafa Nadal moves to Men's Singles quarter-finals

After losing the Australian Open final to Federer in a five-set thriller - and then twice more to Federer on hard courts - Nadal has been in fine form on clay, winning titles at Monte Carlo, Barcelona and Madrid. Rafa Nadal believes referees should not be too quick to punish players who take longer to prepare between points, the 31-year-old said ...

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  • Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by 1 stroke
Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial by 1 stroke

That trimmed his lead to one stroke and forced Kisner to bury the winning putt for par at No. 18 after Spieth and Jon Rahm failed to make birdies on the final green that would have forced a playoff. PGA European: Swedish golfer Alex Noren rediscovered his sensational form of 2016 in shooting a 10-under 62 to win the BMW PGA Championship at Wen...

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  • Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice
Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

Nashville's first period goal was reviewed and confirmed after Mike Sullivan challenged for goalie interference. Arvidsson gave the Predators some breathing room with seven minutes left in the period when he streaked in on a breakaway and beat Murray on his glove side with a laser-like wrist shot.

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  • Oxlade-Chamberlain to remain at Arsenal?
Oxlade-Chamberlain to remain at Arsenal?

The England global has been linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium after reports claimed that the 23-year-old doesn't feel that he is progressing enough with the Gunners. The England midfielder seems like a logical fit for Jurgen Klopp's side as he proved he can play multiple positions for the Gunners last season, seeing time on the wi...

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  • LeBron James, Kevin Durant recorded a rap song together in 2011
LeBron James, Kevin Durant recorded a rap song together in 2011

Smith and Tristan Thompson were most noticeably dragging behind, but even Thompson made a couple decent contributions late in Game 2 . And we forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good. Cleveland scored 113 points and it wasn't almost enough. Above we see Steph juke LeBron out of his Nike contract with an early third quarte...

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  • Predators fans pack Nashville ahead of Stanley Cup Final Game 4
Predators fans pack Nashville ahead of Stanley Cup Final Game 4

But goaltending, for Gretzky, was the key. Greetings from Nashville , where heavy rain that fell Monday morning was expected to cut down the size of the crowds outside Bridgestone Arena for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Monday night.

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  • Cavs' LeBron James, Warriors' Kevin Durant collaborated on hip-hop track
Cavs' LeBron James, Warriors' Kevin Durant collaborated on hip-hop track

If there's anything that could bring this nation together during these fractured times, it's the Durant-James joint. " One person who has heard the song says he recalls Durant rapping the first verse, James hopping on for the second and then Durant finishing it off ", Haynes wrote.

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  • Gaudreau helps Preds draw level in Stanley Cup
Gaudreau helps Preds draw level in Stanley Cup

The first period ended 1-1, but that deadlock only lasted 3 minutes and 45 seconds into the second period, as Gaudreau scored on a tight wraparound goal that the officials initially missed. That proved to be a critical momentum swing, given that Pittsburgh had been carrying the play but couldn't break through against Rinne, who was excellent agai...

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  • United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts
United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

May has said counter-terrorism budgets have been protected and the police were given the powers they need. "We will always be looking to see if anything has been directed from overseas, but I would say the majority of the threat that we are facing at the moment does not appear to be directed from overseas".

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  • Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris
Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

Andy Murray celebrates during his victory over Karen Khachanov at the French Open . Pliskova now faces No. 28 Caroline Garcia of France for a semifinal berth. In questionable form pre-tournament after missing several events with shingles, Murray ruthlessly ousted the unseeded Khachanov 6-3 6-4 6-4. Committing only one single unforced er...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo Explains new Haircut: 'You can Always Count on me'
Cristiano Ronaldo Explains new Haircut: 'You can Always Count on me'

But the 27-year-old has declared that there is no reason to leave Spain because he is happy and so is his family. Balled added that winning the European trophy in his hometown was a great memory to have. Bale has now won the Champions League three times since joining Madrid from Tottenham in 2013. EA said it recorded data on Ronaldo's acceler...

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  • Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith
Australia vs New Zealand: We `got away with one`, admits Smith

Josh Hazlewood was the best of the bowlers with 6-52 from nine overs. "I think the first 10-15 overs, we bowled too full and both sides of the wicket and in England you've got to bowl pretty straight". Australia will be looking for a vast improvement heading into next contest against Bangladesh at The Oval as New Zealand head into their clas...

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  • Van Dijk prefers Liverpool switch
Van Dijk prefers Liverpool switch

But respected Sunday Times journalist Jonathan Northcrot has outlined the importance of the fact the Dutchman has rejected Chelsea and Manchester City , who are managed by Premier League champion Antonio Conte and legendary figure Pep Guardiola respectively.

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  • Solanke Puts England into Under-20 World Cup Semi-Finals
Solanke Puts England into Under-20 World Cup Semi-Finals

The 20-year-old appeared to make accidental contact with Juan Aguayo as he ran past his marker but was shown a second yellow card that rules him out of the Italy game. The decision was not only unfortunate but harsh to say the least. "I have no idea what the referee saw", he told reporters. 'I thought we defended for our lives when we had to an...

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  • Predators look to tie up series with Penguins in Game 4
Predators look to tie up series with Penguins in Game 4

Pittsburgh got a much better game from Sidney Crosby , who had four shots on goal that included his breakaway goal in the first period that was his first of the series. The Penguins went 0 of 3 on the power play and now are 1 of 13 in this series. A quick video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. "We're disappointed we didn't get ...

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  • Pepe confirms Real Madrid exit, says he has offers from England
Pepe confirms Real Madrid exit, says he has offers from England

Pepe was unhappy with the manner in which the negotiations took place and the "annoyed" defender explained why he decided against saying goodbye to Real's manager Zinedine Zidane. "I could have, but I waited as there were very important competitions to play". He has been heavily linked with a move to Ligue 1 giants PSG and Serie A side Inter, ...

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  • Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Opens Up On Future; Leads Team Past Cavs
Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Opens Up On Future; Leads Team Past Cavs

The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of an American major sports league record after handing the Cleveland Cavaliers another heavy defeat to go 2-0 up in the NBA Finals . "We made runs, cut it to four (points). couple of turnovers, couple of miscues defensively and they made us pay for it". "If we play that same game in Cleveland , ther...

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  • Andy Murray eases past Karen Khachanov to reach French Open quarter-finals
Andy Murray eases past Karen Khachanov to reach French Open quarter-finals

But Svitolina, who needed treatment on her back at the start of the third set, broke and soon won on her second match point, when Martic hit a backhand into the net. This time Murray made no mistake and took the set with his fourth ace of the match. Murray needed almost 3 hours to get past the 29th-seeded del Potro at Court Philippe Chatrier un...

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  • Real Madrid retains UEFA Champions title
Real Madrid retains UEFA Champions title

Ronaldo and the European champions - led by captain Sergio Ramos and coach Zinedine Zidane - returned home to a sea of Madrid fans in the Spanish capital. The 44-year-old Zidane inspired Madrid's first La Liga and Champions League double since 1958. At 39, the World Cup victor was granted another chance to win the trophy of his dreams, a ...

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  • Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins
Desperate Ottawa tries to avoid elimination by Penguins

Ottawa Senators defenseman Fredrik Claesson (33) collides with Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Josh Archibald (45) during the third period of game six of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

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  • Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally
Conte on FA Cup final: Moses was exhausted, he didn't dive intentionally

That's why maybe I'm more proud than usual today because the team and myself have refused to give up. "I think it was a handball even if it was maybe not deliberate". I accept that people don't agree with me. But once the game starts and you are a fan, you stand behind the team. "I love my job and I love to win".

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  • Stanley Cup Final Game 2 was most watched Game 2 since 2002
Stanley Cup Final Game 2 was most watched Game 2 since 2002

Fellow Finn, Juuse Saros , was left to mop up Rinne's mess after Pittsburgh scored twice in a span of 15 seconds to roll to an easy, 4-1 victory that during the second intermission somehow seemed destined for overtime. In Game 2 , they had as many shots in the first period (12) as they did total in the previous game. They went 9 minutes and 50...

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  • Ariana Grande cries singing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' at Manchester concert
Ariana Grande cries singing 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' at Manchester concert

The 23-year-old United States pop singer said she was inspired to change her set list for the One Love Manchester benefit concert after the mother of one of the teenage victims said her daughter would have wanted to hear the hits. Grande organised her One Love Manchester concert which went off without a hitch yesterday and featured performanc...

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  • Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton
Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

It is Hamilton's first win in Barcelona since 2014 and just the second of the Briton's career at this circuit, closing the gap to championship leader Vettel to just six points. "We know that the Ferraris are not bulletproof, they have things potentially coming up with all the turbos they've used or potentially used, so we will see".

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  • Francis student headed to National Spelling Bee finals
Francis student headed to National Spelling Bee finals

Nine-year-old Akilan Sankaran, a Manzano Day School fourth-grader from Albuquerque and sponsored by the Albuquerque Journal, on Wednesday logged an error when he misspelled "uxorious", having or showing an excessive or submissive fondness for one's wife.

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