• Cavaliers Upset That Steph Curry Celebrated A Big Bucket
Cavaliers Upset That Steph Curry Celebrated A Big Bucket

The columnist called Curry's intent obvious before trashing his character, referring to him as "arrogant, whiny, utterly classless". "I saw it. I don't know what I was doing", Curry said before chuckling. What did you think of Stephen Curry's celebration? For context, here is Minnesota Vikings' Randy Moss making his famous touchdown "dance"...

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  • Ferrari 'laughing a bit' at team order claims
Ferrari 'laughing a bit' at team order claims

The Brit had raised hopes he could kickstart his F1 season by beating title rival Sebastian Vettel by 0.198seconds, on their first go of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve ahead of tomorrow's race. Max Verstappen was the leading Red Bull in seventh, 1.052s off the pace. "The drivers know about this, they accept it and I think what's happening...

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  • LeBron James has provided a lift to small businesses
LeBron James has provided a lift to small businesses

O'Connor also made reference to a almost year-old Yahoo article from Adrian Wojnarowski that said there was a belief throughout the league that James wouldn't remain in Cleveland for the remainder of his career. James said the letter disrespected him and his family as a whole. "I'm pretty good, I would think". They drafted a lot of their guy...

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  • Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors 137-116
Cavs avoid elimination, beat Warriors 137-116

They are also young, and some of their stars have hinted that they're willing to be flexible regarding future contracts if that's what it takes to keep the band together. Kevin Love pumped in 23 points. The Warriors postseason success is big business locally. However, the Cavs can remedy this with a simple, three-step plan.

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  • LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers reach fork in the road in National Basketball Association
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers reach fork in the road in National Basketball Association

This year is almost the same despite the Cavs being winless, James averaging 32.4 points, 8.8 rebounds, 7.6 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.38 blocked shots, standing second only in blocks and rebounds. Teams are 0-126 in the same situation. A loss would have meant a Game 7 on the road for the Bulls. "We understand the task is large, we understand the ta...

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  • Nashville Predators are confident at home for Game 6
Nashville Predators are confident at home for Game 6

They were fast and physical, and their forecheck and finesse games were clicking. The defensemen moved the puck cleanly out of their own end and through the neutral zone and jumped into the rush. He wasn't available at the start of the playoffs due to an injury, but once he made it onto the ice, he was flying and physical. Some of his skills have d...

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  • Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets, stay in tournament
Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets, stay in tournament

The Sunrisers Hyderabad opener eventually fell for 125, but had created the flawless platform for his middle-order to fire India past 300. Gunathilaka played aggressor and drove imperiously down the ground, while Mendis scored rotated the strike.

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  • LeBron James could head to Western Conference in 2018
LeBron James could head to Western Conference in 2018

According to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer , there are whispers around the National Basketball Association that James is planning to bolt Cleveland after the 2017-18 season to head to Los Angeles-with the Lakers and Clippers both looming as the possible landing spots for the fourth act of James' legendary career.

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  • NHL: Nashville: Shutting down Pittsburgh's stars not possible every game
NHL: Nashville: Shutting down Pittsburgh's stars not possible every game

Martinsen got zero points in the regular season with Montreal and then zero points in the two playoff games he played. It may not have been the outcome Nashville Predators fans were hoping for in Game 5, but that didn't stop many from greeting the team at the airport Thursday night.

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  • Predators on brink as goalie Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh
Predators on brink as goalie Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

NBC has used him as a commentator for a decade, and the network knew what they were getting in a guy who lamented the "pansification" of hockey in 2009 , after calls to outlaw fighting were made. Losing the two previous games in Nashville gave them something to think about on the trip home. On the ensuing power play , Crosby set up Schultz for ...

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  • Polanski victim arrives at Los Angeles court
Polanski victim arrives at Los Angeles court

Geimer said she forgives the director for the assault that occurred at Academy Award-winning actor Jack Nicholson's compound in Hollywood Hills. "I have now become a grandmother", she said, adding she hoped to no longer tell her granddaughter "why she can't go outside because of what happened to her Nana in 1977".

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  • 'Get into 'em theory' no longer works - Scotland's Strachan
'Get into 'em theory' no longer works - Scotland's Strachan

Beginning with their first encounter in November 1872, the neighbours faced off nearly every year until 1984, when the British Home Championship was abolished. "I still believe it's a stadium that will generate an atmosphere if the supporters have something to get on their feet about". Scotland were comfortably beaten 3-0 when the teams met at We...

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  • Cavaliers show their heart in keeping the Warriors from a postseason sweep
Cavaliers show their heart in keeping the Warriors from a postseason sweep

It now shifts back to Oakland for Game 5 of the NBA Finals . But Kyrie Irving exploded for 40 points and LeBron James had another triple-double with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, as Cleveland put on a brilliant display of offensive basketball against one of the best defences in the league.

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  • Ferrari boss denies using team orders
Ferrari boss denies using team orders

It was another bitterly frustrating day for Fernando Alonso as the double world champion was forced to the sidelines in the morning session with mechanical problems then did not get back onto the track until late in the afternoon as his team struggled to fix hydraulic problems.

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  • Dodgers' offense returns to form in victory over Reds
Dodgers' offense returns to form in victory over Reds

After Reds' starting pitcher, Amir Garrett , was figuratively hit by Turner's home run , he was hit in the literal sense an inning later as he tried to field a comebacker with his left hand off the bat of Dodgers' catcher Austin Barnes . Thankfully, x-rays on the hand were negative. Dodger Stadium fell silent in the bottom of the second inning w...

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  • Kane to captain England football against Scotland
Kane to captain England football against Scotland

With five goals in 17 games, his worldwide scoring record does not stand comparison with his exploits in front of goal for Spurs and he is desperate to improve it. The trip to Scotland is followed by a glamour friendly in France at the end of an global break that got off to an unorthodox start. "When the England fans were up for the midwee...

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  • Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final battle
Bacsinszky, Ostapenko in French Open semi-final battle

Neither Young nor Gonzalez have ever been in the final of a Grand Slam tournament. When did he achieve that? Ostapenko's day had not started in promising fashion. Those ballroom dancing classes sure came in handy. Ostapenko will turn 20 while Bacsinszky turns 28. The 2009 Roland Garros girls' champion could not confirm it.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wkts
ICC Champions Trophy: Sri Lanka beat India by 7 wkts

But fit-again captain Angelo Mathews , playing his first one-day global since August, coolly saw his side home beside Asela Gunaratne . Summary: KOLKATA: Pumped up by the win over Pakistan last Sunday, city fans had nearly taken Sri Lanka for granted in the second group league match of the Champions Trophy on Thursday.

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  • Wawrinka pierces Murray's armour to reach French Open final
Wawrinka pierces Murray's armour to reach French Open final

The two served up an epic encounter that had fans on the edge of their seats, and Wawrinka's superior fitness proved the difference as he dominated a worn out Murray in the final set. "There are a few things that I for sure feel I could do better, I would have liked to have done a bit differently". "I only care that I am in the semi-finals", said N...

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  • Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax
Tiger Woods told officers during arrest he had taken Xanax

In the early hours of May 29, Woods was found asleep behind the wheel of his 2015 Mercedes-Benz on the side of a road in Jupiter, heading away from his home and restaurant, The Woods Jupiter. Xanax is a benzodiazepine, typically prescribed to treat anxiety and depression. " I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility fo...

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  • Warriors One Game away from NBA Title
Warriors One Game away from NBA Title

James is on pace to become the first player to average a triple-double over an entire Finals. Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. Cleveland had looked like they might prevail when they led by six points with three minutes to play but Durant led the Warriors on an impressive 11-0 run to close out the gam...

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  • Predators on brink as Rinne struggles in Pitt
Predators on brink as Rinne struggles in Pitt

Early in the second period, the birthday boy scored a handsome goal on a pass from Sidney Crosby to make it 4-0 for the Penguins , and provide a solid cushion for the hometown team. "It's a seven game series". No team has managed the feat since the Detroit Red Wings emerged in 1997 and 1998. Meanwhile, the Penguins' key contributors came to ...

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  • Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs
Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

Afridi said Pakistan had allowed Indian openers, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, to settle down and once that happened, it was hard to stop the duo. "But regardless of who you play, you just want to play cricket", he added. It was only after he had been dropped on 43 that Kohli stepped on the gas and hit three sixes.

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  • Andy Murray v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles
Andy Murray v Stan Wawrinka - player profiles

In Rome , I was not only exhausted from the match against Rafa, but also from before.Nadal has now recorded 100 best-of-five-set wins on clay from 102 matches - his only defeats coming at Roland Garros to Robin Soderling in the round of 16 in 2009, and to Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals.

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  • Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon
Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

While the the SNP won almost all available seats in 2015, this was largely because the pro-independence vote rallied behind one party, whereas the Unionist vote was split three ways between Labour , the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats .

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  • Chatwood, LeMahieu lead Rockies to 4-1 win over Cubs
Chatwood, LeMahieu lead Rockies to 4-1 win over Cubs

Rockies starter German Marquez lasted only three innings. "We've been raising security issues related to the ballpark for years, including closing down Addison and Clark. CT. Mike Montgomery is getting a start with Kyle Hendricks hitting the DL with tendinitis, but Davis-Edwards-Rondon-Strop-Uehara has been nails. Frankoff (0-1), who pitch...

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  • Cavs end Warriors run to keep Finals series alive
Cavs end Warriors run to keep Finals series alive

No team has erased a 3-0 deficit in any series. Tyronn Lue and Steve Kerr , rival coaches in the NBA Finals , struggled Thursday to fit the Golden State Warriors among the league's greatest clubs, some of which they played upon. Their offensive eruption continued in the second quarter, as they maintained a double-digit lead over Golden State...

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  • Warriors on course to make history
Warriors on course to make history

No team in NBA history has recovered from a 3-0 deficit to win a best-of-seven series, but then again, no team in NBA history had recovered from a 3-1 deficit to win the NBA Finals ... The Warriors scored 33 points. "I think we're better prepared for this moment". James collected 39 points, 11 rebounds and 9 assists, and Kyrie Irving adde...

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  • Tottenham star Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland at Hampden Park
Tottenham star Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland at Hampden Park

Bannan is no stranger to facing England . That win, however, is the Scots' only success in the last eight games between the nations and I expect to see England's superior quality overcome what is sure to be a combative and hardworking Scottish side.

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  • Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from game four loss
Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from game four loss

We don't want to take the long threes and things like that. They couldn't do it in this same situation a year ago. Golden State still leads the best-of-seven series 3-1 with game five set for Monday in Oakland, California. "I think we're better from our experiences", Warriors Coach Steve Kerr said. "But last year is last year, this year is ...

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  • Andy Murray to begin to find his top form
Andy Murray to begin to find his top form

The 30-year-old goes on to face Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka , who beat Marin Cilic 6-3 6-3 6-1. "It was ideal today, I'm very satisfied", said Wawrinka who will be playing in his third successive Roland Garros semi-final. I don't think he's dropped a set. But I'm leaning with Murray because of his defense and the ability to force Wawrinka...

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  • MLB looks at domestic violence accusation vs Cubs' Russell
MLB looks at domestic violence accusation vs Cubs' Russell

The Cubs gave Russell a day off Thursday to tend to his personal matters. It is their responsibility to step up and at least see what is going on here. CHICAGO - The world-champion Cubs are facing a serious test that goes beyond the field of play. First baseman and team leader Anthony Rizzo said he noticed no difference with Russell.

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  • Death of friend hangs heavy over Usain Bolt's final Jamaica run
Death of friend hangs heavy over Usain Bolt's final Jamaica run

Gordon wanted to keep some of the show to himself, but he said the sprinter would be in for a surprise. Bolt hasn t lost an individual race since 2013 and his streak appears to be safe with Saturday s scheduled 100 metres as he will race against mainly Jamaican teammates.

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  • Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic
Farah, Bowie and Baker win at Prefontaine Classic

The British long distance king, racing in a track meeting on United States soil for the last time, produced another flawless tactical display to come home in 13min 00.70sec at Eugene's Hayward Field in Oregon. Powering down the straightaway, Bowie, also the Olympic 100 meters silver medalist, clocked 21.77 seconds, 0.14 faster than Rio 400 meters v...

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  • Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit
Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit

Second seed Karolina Pliskova, third seed Simona Halep and fifth seed Elina Svitolina will aim to reach the quarter-finals when they play their fourth-round matches today. Danish 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki knocked off 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the last eight for just the second time .

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