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by | June 07, 2017 | 19:32

Even as the Cavaliers return to the warm embrace of Quicken Loans Arena, the scene of their NBA Finals revival one year ago, it's apparent the Warriors in these NBA Finals not like the Warriors of those NBA Finals. And now this one: if the Warriors become the first team in history to finish the post-season undefeated (16-0) would they surpass the record-breaking 1995-96 Chicago Bulls team spearheaded by Jordan? Their realization about Durant's two-way upside, his ability to create a ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:36

Shahid Afridi was appalled by Pakistan's abject surrender but he credited India for their commanding show, saying the defending champions lived upto the favourites tag in their Champions Trophy opener here. "The gap between Indian and Pakistani teams is bigger than ever!" "We don't hit the keeper with our throws and we don't understand when to bowl our variations".

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:37

Speaking about the fixture, Mourinho claims it'll be an hour to face the best team in Europe. After winning his fourth Champions League title (three for Real and one for Manchester United ), Cristiano has global duty, representing Portugal in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russian Federation - his first game is two weeks from now on June 18.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:47

Mike Wise, a Senior Writer for ESPN's The Undefeated and a veteran of newspapers around the country, was the first person to point out a suspicious smell in the Cavs' locker room following their Game 2 defeat. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the first two games of this year's Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors title tilt delivered an average audience of 19.2 million viewers and a 10.6 household rating, up 4% from the year-ago 18.4 million viewers and up a tick ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:35

Louis Cardinals on Tuesday in Cincinnati . Remarkably, he was the first for any Major League Baseball team to combine four home runs, 10 RBI and five hits in one game. He allowed two runs in six innings of a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Friday. MILWAUKEE - Chase Anderson took a shutout into the eighth inning, and Hernan Perez hit his seventh home run of the season as Milwaukee defeated San Francisco.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:29

No team has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win an National Basketball Association playoff series. Same with LeBron. He is playing phenomenal basketball. The Cavaliers forced just four turnovers in Game 1 and lost by 22. That's what gives me comfort, and I'm more comfortable about it because it's just a game.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:20

Make of that statistic what you will. The Warriors are two wins away from their second National Basketball Association title in three years, a result that was widely expected and anticipated all season. While best known for his sensational scoring and shot-making from every corner of the court, Durant has been tough on LeBron James so far in these NBA Finals by smothering the Cavs superstar.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:16

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving , seated from left, LeBron James , Richard Jefferson, Kyle Korver and J.R. Smith sit on the bench during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 4, 2017.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:17

The problem is all of the Super Rugby teams possess such threats. "We were fortunate enough to catch them early". Apart from dropping lock Patrick Tuipulotu to the bench and with Jerome Kaino still recovering from knee surgery, Tana Umaga named eight All Blacks in arguably his strongest starting side.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:46

That's what he does". Golden state won both home games and confirmed his status as the undisputed favorite of the battle with "Cleveland" for the title . On that third-quarter drive, James had little help as Love got there late. "There's an eight on the stat sheet that I need to correct", he said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 19:15

Officials said the blast was triggered by 1,500 kg of explosives hidden inside a sewage tanker in an area in Kabul where several embassies are located. The blast gouged a crater about 5 meters (15 feet) deep near Zanbaq Square in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, where foreign embassies are protected by their own security personnel as well as Afghan police and National Security Forces.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:06

The atmosphere around the ground was electric though the day began on a sombre note with players of both teams observing a minute's silence for the people killed in the London Bridge terrorist attack. "That's why we back him at that spot". "And Hardik, 18 off five balls, was outstanding". Yuvraj departed 10 deliveries before India's innings closed.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:27

Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc believes Zagadou has a bright future. It was a respectful discussion. "We had a long talk together, over three hours, and we spoke about everything". His football is a throwback to the traditional days of Ajax , passing the ball well with an emphasis on keeping the ball on the floor and retaining possession.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:36

Stokes was not stranded for long and soon accounted for as the call went out from the International Cricket Council to ask all teams taking part in the Champions Trophy to ensure their players were safe. He said: "I will rehab it as well as I can. They haven't got a big 145 (kmph) plus bowler or a trick spinner that some of the other teams maybe do, and we can target that and go after them", he added.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:50

Those were Jason Dufner's words on Saturday. First among them was Rickie Fowler, whom Dufner put away with a 30-foot par save on the 18th hole at Muirfield Village for a 4-under 68 to complete an wonderful turnaround. I've had two months of playing really good golf and not getting any results. We had some good matches. "When I feel like I'm comfortable before I hit the putt, I feel like I make a better stroke".

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:53

His comments on Corbyn came during answers to pre-submitted questions towards the end of the 90 minute event. We have a great team of very experienced people. "He responded saying "it is a serious and realistic document that addresses the issues that many people in this country face and we've been courageous enough to put it out there with all the policies that are in it".

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:38

Rinne stopped 18 of the first 19 shots faced through the first two periods, but he allowed a shaky goal in the first period to Jake Guentzel , the Game 1 hero for Pittsburgh , who squeezed a rebound between Rinne's arm and body while he hugged the post.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:15

Djokovic found himself up against the man who came into the tournament with more clay-court wins than any other player this season, including a career-best victory over Andy Murray in Monte Carlo. "It's not getting easier on Friday". No. 8 Kei Nishikori , and 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka vs. Russian Karen Khachanov became the youngest man to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros - since Marin Cilic in 2009 - by defeating John Isner.

by | June 07, 2017 | 18:06

Garcia sealed the result on the second of three match points when the No. 43 hit a forehand into the net following a long rally. Prevailing in a tense two hour, 53-minute test, Murray advanced to the French Open fourth round for the eighth time.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:21

Ian Kinsler does have a slight little concern lingering in the back of his head, as he returns from the 10-day disabled list. Alex (Avila) was probably going to get the start today, so we might as well get McCann swinging the bat somewhere, and playing.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:13

Davis' career record in Paris is now 1-6. "I cannot believe in the first round we have two ex-champions". The Spaniard raced through the first set but stumbled somewhat in the second , with Paire missing two opportunities to take a 5-3 lead that would have left him on the brink of levelling the contest.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:43

He played solid defense on Kevin Durant in short spurts. For the second consecutive year, the Cleveland Cavaliers find themselves in a hole, looking up at the Golden State Warriors who carry a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals . Compared to his season as a whole (7.5 points and 2.9 rebounds per game), he had slight upward ticks in his scoring (9.1 points per game) and rebounding (3.2 per game) averages in the role.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:00

Laviolette's other option is a 22-year-old rookie, Juuse Saros, who made his National Hockey League postseason debut in relief Wednesday night after Rinne gave up three goals in the first 3:28 of the third period. Gaudreau, a 24-year-old rookie, only has a chair in the locker room, but he now is the second player in National Hockey League history to score his first three career goals in a Stanley Cup Final, joining Johnny Harms with the 1944 Blackhawks.

by | June 07, 2017 | 17:12

Second, after careful analysis of the testimony and supporting records, the University has concluded that head football coach Hugh Freeze has met it and membership's expectations to emphasize and promote compliance and to implement strong and comprehensive monitoring.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:48

The Warriors are now 14-0 in the postseason, but the coach warned against complacency after the Cavs surged back from 3-1 down to win last year's Finals between the two teams. And we forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks at a news conference after Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif ., Sunday, June 4, 2017.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:37

Wood produced a superb delivery that Williamson, seemingly on course for a second successive century after his hundred in the Black Caps' rain-ruined no result opener against Australia , could only glove to diving wicket-keeper Buttler. Martin Guptill (27) too did not have a great time at the crease as he departed in the 14th over, caught by Root off Ben Stokes . "It feels good to be in the semis but we are not satisfied", said Morgan.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:47

While we should expect Cleveland to win at least one of the next two games at home to make this series respectable, this best-of-seven series needs a bit more excitement. James had 10 first-half assists , the most in any playoff half of his career, while Curry had 15 points as Golden State took a 40-34 lead in the highest-scoring NBA Finals first quarter in 50 years and the second-highest ever.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:47

Nashville is without its No. 1 centre, and Pittsburgh got better in Game 4 , and they still got rolled. While Rinne leaves Nashville having given up only two goals in the two games, Matt Murray gave up eight on 58 shots. So, where do we go from here? Their two scariest remaining offensive players only just got in on the action in Game 4 . And by the time the player comes up to the big team, he's uniquely equipped to play in the National Hockey League and that did not go unnoticed by ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:37

While the questions on the court have been answered with their stellar play, one question remains - Is there enough money to go around? They are playing for a title. If the likes of Smith, Frye and Thompson finally show up, the dynamic in Game 3 could change completely - but, alas, that day may not come in this series.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:44

Pandya then hammered 80 off just 54, thanks to six fours and four sixes to take his team past 300. But I have always believed that when you play against Pakistan , it's important to remove all distractions from your mind. Champions Trophy warm-up campaign in style as they thrashed Bangladesh by 240 runs at The Oval in London today. Jason Roy's wretched run continued when he was brilliantly caught at short fine leg for one but Root and Hales calmed England's nerves with a second-wicket ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:36

Despite two lopsided outcomes, Golden State's two home wins over Cleveland averaged 19.6 million viewers, according to numbers released Monday by the Nielsen company. The Cavs began to turn things around last year after being outscored by 48 points in the first two losses in Oakland - seven more than this year.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:38

Reminiscent of last season's Finals - after James' men fell 3-1 behind before rallying to clinch their first championship - the Cavs head back to Cleveland for game three on Wednesday. Go back to the Utah game [three], that was the only game in the Utah series where they trailed at all. They're getting beaten up on the home-run ball by Golden State in this series.

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:47

So I just rushed back and said (to the chair umpire) 'Please, I'm really sorry, I've got clay all over my hands. Here I will point out some of the highlights of the tournament so far and make some updated predictions about what's to come considering how the players have looked so far.

by | June 07, 2017 | 15:18

Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more unsafe this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant .

by | June 07, 2017 | 16:03

Back at the bargaining table after seeing an initial offer of £28mil rejected for the Egyptian global, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp seems to be intent on sealing the deal sooner rather than later and is prepared to make him the joint most expensive signing in the club's history with a renewed offer of £35mil matching what the Anfield outfit spent to bring Andy Carroll to Merseyside six years ago.