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by | June 04, 2017 | 13:00

Rihanna gets a quick staredown from Kevin Durant after her assistant heckled him in Golden State's Game 1 victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers . You looked toward the crowd, toward Rihanna, was that on objective? The Warriors are tough to beat no matter where they game is, but at the Oracle, they are even tougher.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:49

After a week of rest, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors prepare for a third clash in the NBA Finals on Thursday night. But wait a minute, Cleveland isn't supposed to have a chance, right? For the Cavaliers , back-to-back titles would be something a championship-starved city could have never expected.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:55

Trout underwent X-rays, which showed no fracture. "It's just sore", Trout said . "If I wake up tomorrow and it feels better, we'll see how it goes". "And we need to come out and we need to do it again". Danny Duffy (4-4) gave up six runs and nine hits in four innings to take the loss. Miami's Giancarlo Stanton had three hits, including his 13th home run.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:09

They have also become the first team to defend the title since the competition was revamped in 1992. But Real were dominant after the break as goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo again and substitute Marco Asensio sealed a 12th European Cup win and a third in four seasons.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:05

Later Sunday night, Frei tweeted a lengthier apology. "Dave Schreiner's death in Battle of Okinawa", Frei wrote . "Not for the squeamish or sensitive". Sato became the first Japanese and first Asian to win the self-proclaimed "Greatest Spectacle in Racing", at the Brickyard on Sunday and became Japan's newest sports hero.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:18

Central (8:30 p.m. Eastern). At the same time , the Cavs have to feel as though the longer that they let this series go on, the more they will be at a disadvantage when the NBA Finals begin on June 1st. So it made sense that in Game 4, when they only turned the ball over three times in the first half, that they were sitting pretty with a ten-point lead.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:55

Former US Open champion Del Potro , whose ranking has slid after injuries, posed an unusually severe test for the third round and he began strongly. Del Potro admitted in his press conference that the time spent bent over the net at the end of the first set was more borne out of the intense frustration of losing a set he had been dominating.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:47

Outrage has erupted on social media after Turkey summoned the US ambassador in Ankara to scold him over the protesters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards beat up in Washington recently. At one point in the video, President Erdogan emerges from a nearby vehicle and watches the madness unfurl. And Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) called for the Turkish ambassador to be sent home .

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:43

Edmund is in the second round for a third successive year after sweeeping past Portuguese player Gastao Elias in straight sets in the first round. Just 4-4 this clay season and with only one title this year, Andy Murray admits it's been a tough start to 2017.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:31

Juventus , which lost the 2015 final to Real Madrid's archrival Barcelona , scored with Mario Mandzukic . Ronaldo , 32, is now tied with Messi (11) for the most Champions League goals scored during the 2016-17 season. And to compound their misery, Asensio beat Buffon again as the 39-year-old goalkeeper missed out on a first European title. He finally won the Champions League as a Madrid player in 2002, scoring an unbelievable volley in the final against Bayer Leverkusen in ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:34

The video shows the golfer in a shall we say ... a "zoned out" state during the stop and absolutely sailing the field sobriety tests . He reportedly became "arrogant" when stopped and now faces a DUI charge and the embarrassing prospect of dashcam footage of his arrest being releases.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:48

After not showing up at OTAs, many were wondering what was going on with the Saints' defender. The 29-year-old Fairley is dealing with a heart issue that could jeopardize the future of his career, according to a report from FOX Sports' Jennifer Hale.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:37

His shooting slump goes back to the San Antonio series, and even beyond. The best way to understand it is to look at his shot chart from the last five games . "If he's not making shots, he's still a respected shooter and nobody's going to give him open shots if he starts to miss", Durant said. We haven't seen anything from Rihanna chiming in on the so-called stare down.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:24

That's why Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue called Golden State "the best I've ever seen" after Thursday's Game 1 whooping. Was there something between Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant and Rihanna on the court last night? Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green , top, defends a shot by Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love during the second half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Thursday , June 1, 2017.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:37

Some 13 years after he scored in the FA Cup final in Cardiff to win his first major trophy at Manchester United , he once again showed he is the man for the big stage. Karim Benzema picked up possession and passed to Ronaldo . But within seven minutes, Ronaldo was shaking his head with a scowl after seeing an equalizer of individual brilliance.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:02

The Warriors scored 27 fast break points while the Cavaliers were only able to score nine. Below are some of the predictions and reactions from some of the Silver and Black's players about Game 1 of the NBA Finals. When Cleveland has the ball, the idea is to not hand it back to the Warriors . "And if he - when he takes it personal like that and he accepts the challenge, we're a damn good defensive team".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:42

Speculation had been rife ever since the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) chose not to automatically extend the tenure of Kumble as head coach, choosing instead to advertise the position on their website on May 25. "We share good bond off the field", said Amir who backs more cricket with India . "Have to come out on top". Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi had said on Friday that considering current form India hold the edge in the much-awaited clash.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:39

Also, the Warriors outscored the Cavaliers, 18-13, in second-chance situations, and, 27-9, on the fast break. The Warriors and Cavaliers are meeting in their third consecutive Finals, a matchup many predicted when the season began after Golden State signed Durant in a blockbuster move.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:48

But Williams is too experienced and too focused on this excellent opportunity to add a French Open title to her dazzling resume to dwell on revenge fantasies. "And it was going to take a lot of work if I wanted to play a good match against him. I played very well". Paris: Clearly Nikoloz Basilashvili had come to face Rafa Nadal with a plan but, like Mike Tyson said, everybody has a plan until they're punched in the face.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:39

Pittsburgh's 0-for-12 in these situations this series , with the Penguins' only power play goal during the Cup Final coming on a five-on-three. The iconic catfish that have been tossed on the ice in this building for more than a decade made an appearance in warm-ups and then in the third period, followed a few minutes later by a cowboy hat and the requisite request that fans not throw items on the ice.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:20

From the choice of Imrul Kayes and Sabbir Rahman, one of them will play the No. 3 in the batting lineup. With the likes of Jos Buttler , Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes in their ranks, England will have a slight edge over the other teams, at least on paper.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:51

India have never lost a 50-over World Cup or Twenty20 showdown against Pakistan , and a win on Sunday would put them in good stead in a tough group also including Sri Lanka and South Africa. "It depends on how the pitch looks before the game". The Pakistan skipper also stated that they have told his players not to get affected by the hype and the buzz surrounding the India Pakistan game, but to focus on their strengths.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:01

He added: "We knew that we needed to play a different brand of cricket". While strictly speaking that may not be true as Pakistan could yet slip behind the West Indies into ninth by the September cut-off for automatic qualification, Sarfraz likely thinks that his team are on an upward trajectory.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:45

Murray prevailed in that meeting making history by defending his gold medal before del Potro gained a measure of revenge outdueling Murray in a four-hour epic in the Davis Cup semifinals last September as he carried Argentina to its first Davis Cup championship in history.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:17

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. "I'm not the best coach in the world", Zidane told Antenna 3 . Ronaldo, who scored his 600th career goal, is thrown into the air by his Real Madrid teammates. And, amid the postgame celebration, Ronaldo shared a moment with his former manager at Old Trafford.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:01

Madrid had got the better of neighbours Atlético in Milan past year for their 11th win, becoming in the process the first side to five victories in the UEFA Champions League per se. Recall that the Portuguese also scored the first goal in Madrid's 2-0 win against Malaga on the final day to help his side win the 2016/17 La Liga title.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:42

As this highly anticipated rematch tipped off at last, the biggest difference from past year was clear. Golden State's Stephen Curry , who had 28 points and 10 assists, sparkled in the third quarter, his two three-pointers capping a 13-0 run to start the second half that produced a 73-52 lead.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:19

Despite Juventus' defeat in the Champions League final, Mario Mandzukic captivated the masses with an overhead kick. Real Madrid won the first five European championships, from 1956-60, and holds the overall lead with 12 titles. "Just 17 months and look what he has done?" It has been an incredible and seamless transition from player to coach for Zidane, who also guided Madrid to their first LaLiga crown since 2012 this season after replacing Rafael Benitez at the helm in January past year.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:32

In reply, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 203 in 41.3 overs with only Captain Upul Tharanga (57), Niroshan Dickwella (41) and Kusal Perera (44 not out) providing some resistance against the South African bowlers. South Africa captain AB de Villiers: "It wasn't as true a wicket as the England v Bangladesh game so I was happy with our total". The number six made 38 runs off 20 balls, including five fours and one six, to help South Africa to a respectable and defendable total.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:01

When you have his ability, when you have his intelligence and feel and all that other stuff, you're able to lead your team in hard situations and tough environments. He was asked how his approach to Game 2 will differ from Game 1 . Though well enough to travel with the team, participate in coaches' meetings and do some on-court coaching in practices, Kerr is still dealing with complications from back surgery two years ago.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:10

Bonino, who scored twice in the second game - one into the empty net and one that went off a Nashville defenceman - was replaced as third-line centre by Carter Rowney . "He's a real good penalty killer". The 2-0 series lead is a familiar one for Pittsburgh , which also claimed that advantage previous year before skating past San Jose in six games to capture its fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:59

Ronaldo scored twice to become the first player in the modern era to score in three finals. The Portugal forward put Madrid ahead with a cool finish in the first half at the Principality Stadium and then scored their killer third goal from close-range in the second half.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:34

Sounds simple, but that's precisely what the Cavs didn't do, especially in the first half, as Durant dunked seven times uncontested and scored 38 points in the game. Last week, 13-year-old Kian Nasrin and his father drove from Buffalo to Cleveland to attend Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Cavs and the Boston Celtics .

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:01

There are no problems whatsoever. Given how bad the Pakistan ODI side has gotten over the years, this India versus Pakistan clash at the Champions Trophy does not excite me as much as the previous encounters between the two sides.

by | June 04, 2017 | 09:39

It has been an incredible and seamless transition from player to coach for Zidane, who also guided Madrid to their first LaLiga crown since 2012 this season after replacing Rafael Benitez at the helm in January previous year. "I'm very happy. It was an unbelievable season again". Casemiro fired Real into second half lead with a swerving, dipping effort from distance that bounced on the line as it scraped in in the 61st minute.