by | June 03, 2017 | 06:06

If there is a basketball God -- and there may not be, considering how very bad the playoffs have been -- this feud will continue in Game 2 Sunday night. The Cavaliers entered the game 12-1 in the postseason. Once the Warriors determined the Cavs were going to protect the three-point line at all costs it just meant open looks inside for Durant.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:24

He had missed four straight cuts going into this week. The fourth-ranked player in the world was tied for third with Kokrak , who shot a 72 after setting a Nelson 36-hole record with a five-stroke lead. Hahn nearly got to 12 under when his approach from 122 yards at the 18th hit on the green, spun back and skimmed over the edge of the cup. Had it fallen, he would have joined the playoff.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:13

If you were to look at all the stats except for the final scores, most would say that Nashville won both games. Guentzel has joined a Penguins arsenal that has become increasingly tough to defend, even for perhaps the best defensive team in the National Hockey League in Nashville.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:45

After a the 2016-17 NBA regular season and three rounds of playoffs, we've finally enter the 2017 NBA Finals . All the NBA Finals talk Friday morning on social media is about Kevin Durant's apparent stare down with singer Rihanna , who was sitting courtside.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:34

Durant, 28, only spent one year at UT before declaring for the NBA Draft in 2007 following his freshman season with the Longhorns. Things ended when she went to law school and he got together with an Instagram model who had been courting him during his entire relationship with Lindsay.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:04

By Wednesday night, Guentzel emerged as the clear-cut favorite for the Conn Smythe Trophy, the result of his two-goal effort in the Penguins' 4-1 win against the Predators at PPG Paints Arena. Rinne allowed four goals on 25 shots. After giving up four goals in Game Two, Juuse Saros replaced Rinne stopping two shots and not giving up a goal in his playoff debut.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:18

Roy managed scores of one, eight and four in recent one-day global series against South Africa but Morgan ruled out tinkering with the opening partnership. Australian coach Bayliss, however, was keen Monday's reverse does not lead to a policy change given England's impressive "white-ball" revival in the two years since a defeat by Bangladesh sealed their first-round exit from the 2015 World Cup.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:26

An MRI later reveled that Goffin suffered no tears or breaks, but his coach Thierry Van Cleemput remains unsure of when Goffin will hit the court next. Zeballos will play Dominic Thiem or Steve Johnson in round four. The Belgian - a quarter-finalist at Roland Garros 12 months ago - was in clear discomfort as two trainers helped him off the court, with his subsequent retirement inevitable.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:41

For me personally, getting to the final is a great joy. "I'm sure the coach will speak to us and I'll find out at some point, but I have been working hard, training now the last few days". Italian champions for the sixth year running and Coppa Italia winners, the Turin giants are also aiming to become only the eighth club to complete the European Treble.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:33

A couple weeks after the Harper-Strickland staredown in the 2014 playoffs, Strickland incited a World Series incident after giving up a Game 2 home run against the Kansas City Royals. "But that's the past". Strickland said trying to go inside because he left NLDS pitches over plate. 'He didn't come up and in toward my face like some guys do, so I respect him on that level.' Strickland said he missed his spot.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:21

Why isn't LeBron guarding Durant? If the Cavs stand any chance against this powerful offense, James must take it upon himself to shut Durant down. Today's National Basketball Association isn't the sort of league where someone is going to clothesline Durant or any other Warrior to send some sort of foolish overly physical message, nor should it be.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:19

There was no penalty. In the third period of Game 2 , the Preds' hope turned into dread in an instant - or, to be precise, in 10 seconds, which is how long it took Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel to score the go-ahead goal . In both of their losses to the Penguins this series , the Predators have allowed at least four goals , but Subban said his team is still in a good mental state, despite its season inching closer to the brink.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:02

This NBA Finals , albeit only 1 game in, is following a similar script to last year's. Stephen Curry did his share by scoring 28 points with six 3-pointers and 10 assists as this sure-to-be thrilling trilogy began, a long-expected, spectacular grand finale envisioned ever since that July day Durant left Oklahoma City to join the loaded Warriors .

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:54

With a motivated Kevin Durant playing some of the best basketball of his career and taking the pressure off Stephen Curry , Golden State dominated Cleveland 113-91 in Game 1 on Thursday night and showed that Cavaliers-Warriors III might not look anything like the previous showdowns.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:35

There was no penalty. In the third period of Game 2, the Preds' hope turned into dread in an instant - or, to be precise, in 10 seconds, which is how long it took Penguins rookie Jake Guentzel to score the go-ahead goal. Even with that burst of Pittsburgh offense in the early part of the third period, Nashville still outshot the Penguins on the night. Bryan Rust used Rinne for a boomerang, pounding a ideal "shot-pass" into the goalie's pad.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:17

So what? Call the doctors", Lokoli said. "He speaks of respect but he showed none of this", he added. Andy Murray vs Andrey Kuznetsov is the third match at the Philippe Chatrier on Tuesday. "I think it's great that he's back in the game". Defending champion Garbine Muguruza held on to beat Anett Kontaveit and reach the third round of the French Open .

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:59

The Welshman is struggling for match fitness after an ankle injury and admitted this week that he may not play the full 90 minutes. Over at The Players Tribune , Alves took an extended look back at his life, from a poor childhood in Brazil's Bahia region, to suiting for the biggest soccer match in the world for the fourth time .

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:17

At one point, police said he appeared to be on the verge of falling over and one officer rushed over to catch him. According to an incident report obtained by TMZ , an investigation of Woods' Mercedes revealed what was described by officers as "fresh damage" to the vehicle.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:08

There is no-one more deserving of a Champions League medal than Buffon and he will be hopeful that his side can do it this time round after losing in the final two years. The last time two side met in 2015, it was Alvaro Morata who scored a goal for Juventus in both the legs, eliminating Real from the tournament in the semi-finals.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:03

The circus' last show of three scheduled Sunday at the Nassau County Coliseum in Uniondale, New York , is sold out. It's an arena show, with an extravaganza of big cats, motorcycle stunts, clowns performing death-defying tricks, ice skaters and Mongolian contortionists - and that's just the first half.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:06

Arsenal have reportedly already sealed a pre-contractual agreement for Schalke full-back Sead Kolasinac on a free-transfer and have also agreed terms to sign young striker Henry Onyekuru in a deal worth a reported £6.8m. With Arsenal failing to qualify for the Champions League the mood is unlikely to improve but Wenger, who lifted the FA Cup last Saturday, has pleaded with fans to reunite behind the team.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:29

It is what it is. "We're not just going to say: Oh man, we really need to get Klay going". Instead, this game felt like the start of a coronation for this reloaded superteam in Oakland . Kevin Durant dunks during Game 1 of the Finals . "They are a high-powered offensive team". The Cavaliers dusted their opponents as well. Blowouts are not the issue, at least not a new one.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:51

Dillon prevailed after Jimmie Johnson ran out of fuel, surrendering the lead to the No. 3. "I can't believe it", Dillon said in Victory Lane, his first trip in 133 Cup races. Next Sunday the series visits the Monster Mile at Dover , Delaware. His dominating performances did not come as easy as it sounds. On the final lap, Busch passed Truex for second.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:39

Such is the crossflow of nationalities in world rugby, it is hardly surprising that a former All Black, Warren Gatland , should be masterminding the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand . That winning margin drops to 16 per cent (six wins in 36 matches) when the opposition is New Zealand and that already ordinary record falls to 11 per cent (one win in nine matches) when the matches are played out at Auckland's Eden Park, the All Blacks' spiritual home, where they have not been ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:42

Merchandise on sale in Cardiff Wales Thursday June 1, 2017 ahead of the Women's Champions League Final Thursday evening between Lyon and PSG and the men's final on Saturday between Juventus and Real Madrid . The switch has seen Ronaldo overtake Jimmy Greaves as the top goal-scorer in Europe's top five leagues with 368 goals between the Premier League and La Liga, while also passing the milestones of 400 goals for Real and 100 Champions League strikes.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:48

Now, this is why it's huge not to overreact. It isn't just James - everyone in Cleveland has to be better. So, they're playing good basketball. Despite being outrebounded, 59-50, the Warriors put up 20 more shots than Cleveland . Lue: "They're the best I ever seen ". That's a good defensive team and they're active and athletic and long and anticipate really well. Curry, Green and Thompson are all present but it's a different mindset.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:40

In the first game against England , Tamim Iqbal smashed a wonderful knock of 128 off 148 balls and hit 3 sixes and 12 fours. Meanwhile, Tamim and Mushfiqur also echoed similar views as Mortaza that Bangladesh should have scored 20 more runs.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:38

The vandalism was reported to police Wednesday morning, one day before Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. "Racism will always be a part of the world, a part of America", James said. Last year , he publicly endorsed Hillary Clinton in the presidential election and spoke at an event on her behalf. James says that while he can put focus on the game, he's of course concerned about his family.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:14

England impressively won a series 2-1 under the leadership of Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan missed that series due to security goal. England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets to win the curtain raiser game of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 played at the Kennington Oval in London on Thursday (1).

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:21

Seven Cleveland reserves combined to score 21 points in 80 minutes on 6-for-24 shooting. Faced with those conventional-wisdom options, Durant did the only thing he could do - assert himself as Game 1's best player . He's in better health now, even while wearing a sleeve over his elbow to protect some swelling. While Durant still has plenty to go to reach said heights, he's surely starting off on the right foot, now three games away from adding "NBA champion" to his legacy.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:49

Game 1 of the 2016 finals was a little more competitive than Thursday's contest, but the end result was the almost the same as the Cavs lost by 15 points. Here, you can hear her shout "Brick!" prior to a Durant free throw (he makes the freebies, then appears to turn and stare her down). Not only did the Warriors match a Finals low with just four turnovers, they took Tristan Thompson out of the equation by holding him scoreless.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:52

Roy has made 51 runs in his last seven one-day worldwide innings, and no half-century for anyone in his last 13 attempts. An unbeaten 133 by a cramping Joe Root , a 95 by opener Alex Hales , and an unbeaten 75 by captain Eoin Morgan paced an aggressive England to what, in the end, was a comfortable win in sunny conditions.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:45

The last meeting between them came in 2014-15, when Juventus defeated Real Madrid by an aggregate score of 3-2 in the semifinals to advance to the final. "I have worked with Zidane for a long time , and we are accustomed to finals". "I'm not Messi's friend, but we're fellow professionals", Ronaldo told Fox Sports .

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:24

Kane has now scored 26 goals this season. "He's one of the best strikers in the world". "The players must feel they are part of us and want to share in our success". Having won the Golden Boot award last season, with 25 goals, Kane is in pole position to defend his crown, sitting two goals clear of Everton's Romelu Lukaku .

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:33

But we're also in top form and that's enough for me", asserts Juventus goalkeeper Gialnluigi Buffon. Managed by Massimiliano Allegri , Juventus has successfully deployed the 4-3-2-1 formation for most of the season, which has been received well by fans and critics alike.