• What Was Steph Curry Doing After Kevin Durant's Game-Winning Dagger?
What Was Steph Curry Doing After Kevin Durant's Game-Winning Dagger?

Did Steph Curry REALLY just take an invisible dump on the home floor of the Cleveland Cavaliers? One official of the Oklahoma City Thunder was encouraged by the upbeat tone of Kevin Durant in the days following their loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.

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  • Blues Super Rugby experience helped in Lions win
Blues Super Rugby experience helped in Lions win

Gatland has said his focus is on the Test series, which begins on 24 June, as his side look to become just the second Lions team to beat the All Blacks. "If they make a line-break, we have to react, and we probably didn't react as well as we should have". Stellar All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock will captain the Crusaders , with 61-cap New Zealan...

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  • Diego Costa believes fighting for Chelsea future is pointless
Diego Costa believes fighting for Chelsea future is pointless

According to a Sky Sports report, Costa still has two years of the contract left with Chelsea but is unsure if the London club will consider him. Costa scored 22 goals this season to help Chelsea to the Premier League title and the FA Cup final, where he bagged a consolation as Arsenal ran out 2-1 victors.

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  • Record Bangladesh partnership knocks out New Zealand
Record Bangladesh partnership knocks out New Zealand

Regardless of whether Bangladesh progress, Mashrafe said that this experience will serve his younger players well ahead of the 2019 World Cup, which will also be staged in England and Wales. This time, after Williamson had made his lowest score of the tournament - 57 from 69 balls - New Zealand lost six wickets for 103 as Mossadek Hossain (...

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  • Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record, becomes fastest to 7000 ODI runs
Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record, becomes fastest to 7000 ODI runs

The Sri Lankas were ruled to be four overs short of their target after time allowances were taken into consideration. While hosts England successfully chased 306 in the curtain-raiser of the competition on Thursday against Bangladesh at the same venue, Sri Lanka´s batsmen will face a tougher challenge as this match is being played on a diff...

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  • Steve Kerr admits team more nervous tonight than in Game 4
Steve Kerr admits team more nervous tonight than in Game 4

A season ticket holder of the Golden State Warriors reportedly sold two floor seats to Game 5 of the NBA Finals online for $133,000, according to ESPN . Kevin Durant's controversial free agent move from Oklahoma City to Oakland paid off for both the player and his new team in grand style. "That's been key for our team".

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  • Axalta Presents the Pocono 400 DraftKings Lineup Tips (FREE Preview) — NASCAR DFS
Axalta Presents the Pocono 400 DraftKings Lineup Tips (FREE Preview) — NASCAR DFS

There was just one more more caution, coming on the 142nd lap of the 160-lap race, and that set the stage for one last restart that set up an entertaining and competitive finish. "We talked about it right after we climbed out from the first run, but you get so fixated on those Xfinity cars and those things are all about momentum, so I was just kind...

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  • NBA Star Rodman to Visit N. Korea on Tues
NBA Star Rodman to Visit N. Korea on Tues

Among that group was former Piston Clifford Robinson. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian people on the occasion of Russia Day on Monday. Pyongyang has unleashed a string of missile launches and tests of other advanced weaponry in recent weeks as it seeks to highlight its progress towa...

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  • NBA Finals Predictions: Will the Warriors close out the Cavs? 6/12/17
NBA Finals Predictions: Will the Warriors close out the Cavs? 6/12/17

In Game 4 he did both those things well. It might have pushed some stress to the other side. They added an MVP to a 73-win team after being up 3-1 and then KD was up 3-1. It also saw a defensive push from Cleveland , holding Warriors star Steph Curry to just 14 points on four of 13 field goals. Still, the series could easily be tied 2-2.

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  • Gareth Southgate making plans for Russian Federation despite draw with Scotland
Gareth Southgate making plans for Russian Federation despite draw with Scotland

But with a famous victory on the cards, England skipper Harry Kane levelled in stoppage time to deflate the Tartan Army and the Celtic forward. They have got great threats but we need to concentrate on ourselves. Substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had put England in front in the 70th. 'When I first came into the England squad, Waz...

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  • Ostapenko cops French Open crown
Ostapenko cops French Open crown

There's no better example to cite in this context than the statistical breakdown of Ostapenko's shots in her 119-minute final. And she was three games away from it, with Ostapenko spraying the ball outside the lines. Halep's status in Romania is huge and she shoulders vast pressure of expectation from her followers back home. "I was nervous",...

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  • Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5
Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

J.R. Smith kept the Cavs in it with two big 3-pointers in the final minute, including a 28-foot heave just before the halftime buzzer. "So you know they're going to come out and play with a sense of urgency, play with that energy from the beginning".

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  • Roland Garros to have new women's singles champion
Roland Garros to have new women's singles champion

France's Kristina Mladenovic celebrates a winning point as she plays Spain's Garbine Muguruza during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Paris . - Ostapenko faces 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki next. "It's a very painful defeat here in the French Open ". Mu...

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  • Man Utd and AC Milan target Belotti 'can refuse' €100m Torino exit
Man Utd and AC Milan target Belotti 'can refuse' €100m Torino exit

Belotti's contract in Turin - which was signed last December - includes a €100million release clause for foreign clubs, but Cairo is going into the off-season with the goal of holding on to his striker. I would only sell him for €100 million, but even then he can refuse. "Belotti is busy on global duty [with Italy] at the moment and then he is ge...

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  • Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'
Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'

England captain Lewis Cook , who plays for Premier League side Bournemouth , received the trophy from Federation Internationale de Football Association president Gianni Infantino before hoisting it high above his head to spark frenzied celebrations from England's Young Lions.

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  • Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place
Andy Murray defeats Kei Nishikori to book semi-final place

However, the revival was short-lived as the double Olympic gold medallist won six games in a row to booked another clash with Wawrinka after winning 2-6 6-1 7-6 6-1. I think he's been struggling a little bit since the beginning of the year, even though he's now in the semi-final. Taking out his irritation on Nishikori, Murray began to dominate hi...

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  • Irving saves his best for when Cavs
Irving saves his best for when Cavs

Facing a 3-0 deficit in the best-of-seven series, the Cavaliers needed every bit of physicality to earn a 137-116 victory in Game 4 Friday night, which forced tonight's Game 5 matchup against the Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland. That was especially evident in the Game 4 win when Irving hit seven of Cleveland's record-setting 24 3-pointe...

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  • Draymond Green: 'Ain't no tech gonna stop me from being me'
Draymond Green: 'Ain't no tech gonna stop me from being me'

The crowd at Quickens Loan Arena rode him real hard Friday, two days after his mother had an argument with a Cavs fan in the stands. Callahan: "We found out at the same time when we called the first technical foul (6:18, 3rd) on Draymond Green ".

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  • Kevin Durant & LeBron James ready for game 5
Kevin Durant & LeBron James ready for game 5

I mean, they're coming right after us, so we have to go after them", said Lue. I want to see how it feels to win one at home . "Talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". We have to limit that number to two or three. Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James said keeping Curry from a breakout game is i...

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  • Betting public banking on Warriors to close out Cavaliers
Betting public banking on Warriors to close out Cavaliers

A lot was said before these Finals about the non-competitiveness of the National Basketball Association playoffs - the Warriors became the first team in history to start the playoffs 15-0 and sport a point differential of 13.8 points, while the Cavaliers lost just once before the Finals.

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  • Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap
Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap

And all of this was the subtext of Friday night's one-man postgame performance. That's Green's style, and his flagrant-foul accumulation previous year and his rapidly growing technical-foul count in these Finals are more evidence. "Not going to overreact to one", Curry told reporters . "It would be very satisfying to do that", Green said. D...

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  • Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home
Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

That's the most watched Game 3 of a finals ever for ABC . Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. For the second straight season, the Cavaliers trail the Warriors 3-1 in the NBA Finals entering Game 5 at Oakland's Oracle Arena.

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  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup that it has to offer". "I don't know, I have to think about it", James said before practice Sunday as he prepared for Game 5 of the NBA Finals . And so I had to be like, as much as my mom means everything and my wife and my kids ... Basketball fans will have a lot more to look forward to in th...

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  • America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger
America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger

New Zealand sailor Dean Barker will turn his attention to helping Oracle Team USA defend the America's Cup after his SoftBank Team Japan was eliminated from the America's Cup Challenger Semi-Finals. "But we are really happy with how the boat is going at the moment and really happy to have it back in one piece". In only two years the team ...

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  • Manchester United reportedly set to release Zlatan Ibrahimović
Manchester United reportedly set to release Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been released by Manchester United after the striker's impressive first season in English soccer was curtailed by a serious knee injury that could keep him out until 2018. It's likely that he will be tempted by big money offers from both China and the United States, but the striker proved last season that he is more than ca...

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  • Draymond Green's mother tweets refs were 'officially paid' during Game 4
Draymond Green's mother tweets refs were 'officially paid' during Game 4

In the post-game media session, Draymond was asked about the taunting he received from the Cavs faithful, to which he responded by saying he doesn't pay attention to Cleveland people because they "don't seem to be the sharpest people around".

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  • LeBron James will not play 3-on-3 basketball in Olympics
LeBron James will not play 3-on-3 basketball in Olympics

So probably not. I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup". "I think it's great for basketball", James is quoted by ESPN. The NBA's biggest superstar won't compete in the newly added 3-on-3 basketball in the 2020 Olympics. It's uncertain whether National Basketball Association players are even eligible to play in the event. It is ...

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  • Brilliant Ariya on top of world with Manulife Classic win
Brilliant Ariya on top of world with Manulife Classic win

Lexi Thompson buckled down the stretch and missed a four-foot putt to win in regulation, forcing her to return to the 18th tee with Jutanugarn and Chun for a playoff hole. Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn shot a blistering seven-under-par 65 to move into contention at 14 under, three off the lead, alongside Canada's Alena Sharp.

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  • Manchester United's Andreas Pereira 'Ready' For First Team Football
Manchester United's Andreas Pereira 'Ready' For First Team Football

He then left for Madrid, who had finished three points behind Pep Guardiola's Barcelona in La Liga and exited the Champions League to Lyon at the round-of-16 stage under Manuel Pellegrini. With the other players, I felt at ease from the first moment on. Of course I have a lot of respect for what he did in his career. The 21-year-old feels he ma...

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  • Jordan agrees to become Butler's next coach
Jordan agrees to become Butler's next coach

Jordan spent three years as a Butler assistant to Todd Lickliter before following Lickliter to Iowa. Was trending that way since last night, but can confirm: LaVall Jordan will indeed be #Butler 's new head basketball coach. This past season, he was hired by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as the head coach. He participated in four conse...

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  • Liverpool ready to break club transfer record to sign 23-year-old
Liverpool ready to break club transfer record to sign 23-year-old

The Three Lions have regularly disappointed at major tournaments over the years, but they remain on course for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation despite dropping points in a 2-2 draw with Scotland at Hampden Park on Saturday. "I get the ball from deeper and that plays into my hands more. But it's up to the players to make sure their managers...

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  • Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by 2-way players
Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by 2-way players

Assigned slot value for the No. 1 overall pick this year is $7.7 million, but they aren't expected to pay that much in a signing bonus. I think the strategy is misguided, but we'll see how it pans out. The Dodgers' total bonus pool, which is the combination of the slot values of their picks in the first 10 rounds, is $5,794,000 . Those players...

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  • MacKenzie Gore selected third overall by San Diego
MacKenzie Gore selected third overall by San Diego

As an agent, Boras has a history of being hard in signing negoatiations, so things could get interesting between Gore and the Padres. Gore has not yet announced if he'll attend ECU or turn pro. Gore finished his career with a state record for ERA with an unprecedented 0.35 runs earned and only loss two games in his 43 game career. Gore's high schoo...

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  • Fan Pays $133K to Sit Courtside for Game 5 of NBA Finals
Fan Pays $133K to Sit Courtside for Game 5 of NBA Finals

Irving scored 40 points in the Game 5 win at Golden State previous year, hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer in the final minute of Game 7 and scored 40 more on Friday, raising his average in those elimination games to 32.5 points per game. "Nothing has crossed the line ". "You want to reward your home fans and you obviously don't want to extend the s...

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  • Drogba Scores In First Game With New Team
Drogba Scores In First Game With New Team

A surreal moment for Valley soccer fans came in April when Didier Drogba, one of the world's best and most popular soccer players , joined United Soccer League club Phoenix Rising as a co-owner. Phoenix head coach Patrice Carteron, also making his debut for the club, was pleased with Drogba's display. "Amazing, Fantastic", Carteron said on Drogba...

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