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by | June 10, 2017 | 21:00

We shared the ball, we moved the ball and defensively we were physical. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) points to fans during play against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Friday, June 9, 2017 .

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:19

It was also in Birmingham that Morgan's England first unveiled their new ODI template of all-out attack at the first attempt after their miserable 2015 World Cup campaign, with centuries from Buttler and Root in a 210-run win over New Zealand .

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:00

Game 5 will be Monday, June 12, as the Cavs aim to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to come back from a 0-3 deficit in the playoffs. This technical however was given to Warriors coach Steve Kerr , and Green remained in the game. Pachulia could have been tossed, but was only given a technical as was Shumpert.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:13

The Tigers achieved an incredible come-from-behind victory over New Zealand overnight and must now hope the tournament hosts and favourites can beat the Aussies to allow Bangladesh to sneak through to the final four. With two wickets gone, New Zealand sought to consolidate their innings with captain Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor taking charge. Mosaddek Hossain was the pick of the Bangladeshi bowlers as he claimed three wickets for 13 runs in just three overs.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:29

They led the Cavaliers 2-0 and 3-1 in the Finals, but the Cavaliers won the final three games and the title as the Warriors became the first team in Finals history to blow a 3-1 lead. For superstar LeBron James , who achieved a life dream by rallying his hometown Cavaliers last year to win Cleveland's first major sport title in 52 years, the focus will be on improving every possession in every quarter.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:38

Curry said he kept things in perspective by leaning on some advice his father once gave him. LeBron James is the Greatest Ever. Cleveland is in position to keep that streak going. This Warrior team is about the oppressive now even more than the potentially dictatorial future. If James does leave his home state again , what does that do for the state of the Eastern Conference? Part of the ticket money is going to charity.

by | June 10, 2017 | 20:54

New Zealander Marina Erakovic was beaten in straight sets in the first round by American Shelby Rogers. Less than six months after a knife attack at her home, two-time Wimbledon champion Kvitova was back competing, winning the first match of her comeback 6-3, 6-2 at Roland Garros against 86th-ranked Julia Boserup of the United States.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:51

What did you think of Stephen Curry's celebration? During a post-game interview with ESPN last night, Steph Curry was interrupted by a smiling Bubba Watson, who says hello and then slides out of the frame. That was a reference to the Warriors winning the previous year's title in Cleveland. What do you think - did Curry make an intentional obscene gesture or was he honest about his explanation? So after inching closer towards an National Basketball Association title with a Game 3 ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:29

I haven't seen much yet but I think it will be very, very close . Raikkonen was the early fast timer at 1:14.145 on the super soft tires. "I feel like we are just a little bit behind the red cars at this early stage of the weekend, but we'll be pushing as hard as we can to close the gap ahead qualifying on Saturday".

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:18

A lot of the quick 3s the Warriors got off were because LeBron & Co. forgot that for guys like Durant , Curry, and Thompson, an open shot is any shot where you're not in their uniform - and sometimes even when you are. "Around 2012, that's when coaches stopped thinking they could go at me and get a basket or get me in foul trouble", Durant said. My theory is that Durant has taken all the talk about James being the greatest of all time personally and he's out to prove that there's ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:41

He then slammed the ball home for the rare one-man alley-oop. Heralded as the "next big thing" James has more than held up his side of the bargain. But referee John Goble later clarified to ABC's Mike Breen that the first-half tech was on Warriors coach Steve Kerr.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:47

While the Predators and their fans will take umbrage with those plays, it doesn't change the fact Crosby dictated the pace throughout the contest and was one of the primary reasons Pittsburgh ended the competitive portion of the game well before the final period.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:53

Earlier the Men in Blue had scored 321 for six riding on Shikar Dhawan's (125, 128b, 15×4, 1×6) 10 ODI hundred. Kusal Mendis also made an excellent 89 and captain Angelo Mathews an unbeaten 52 as Sri Lanka hauled themselves back into contention for qualification to the semi-finals and in doing blew Group B wide open.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:15

But he sarcastically responded to them Friday before Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers , saying they were right and "they would all kill us". Every miss has resulted in millions of households around the USA as well as the world saying "MJ would have nailed that". Look at how Golden State Warriors which somehow managed to squeak in Kevin Durant's check and now, they are one game away from claiming the NBA Championship title.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:27

The power play , punchless on previous 15 attempts in the series, scored on its first chance for a 1-0 lead 1:31 into the game. "Still a lot of work to be done but the way we played tonight, if we can build off that momentum, that's important", Crosby said after collecting three assists.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:45

It ended with haymaker after haymaker - both literal and proverbial - from the ever resilient Pittsburgh Penguins . Nashville is also a comfortable 9-1 in the playoffs at home , and teams that lost Game 5 of a tied Final have won the Stanley Cup four of the last eight times, including Pittsburgh in 2009.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:49

Samantha Geimer told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon that she wanted the case to end, either with an outright dismissal or by the judge sentencing Polanski without him being present. The hearing Friday was part of an effort by Braun to get the court to unseal testimony by the now-retired prosecutor in the case, who is believed to have testified in a closed session about backroom sentencing discussions.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:13

He has praised Kane's "leadership qualities" and despite his relatively tender years, the Spurs hotshot says he is ready to carry the responsibility that comes with the armband. There's a long way to go but there's room for improvement for all of them. There's room for improvement for all of them which is exciting because they've got a hunger and a desire.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:12

With 71 combined points - 40 for Kyrie and 31 for James, who finished with yet another triple double - the Cavs' cornerstones were the best players on the floor in Game 4. Kevin Durant had a team-high 35 points for the Warriors, who will try again to wrap up their second National Basketball Association title in three years Monday at Oakland.

by | June 10, 2017 | 19:06

It would be fun to get his observations on road conditions on the way in from the airport, but he has other things on his mind - namely, a big race on Sunday. "It's good to be heading back to Canada", he said. Valtteri Bottas , who finished fourth, reckons Mercedes still has to make progress on the Ultrasoft tyres.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:36

Entering with a 6-1 lead, Maeda struck out six, while allowing three hits, including a solo homer in the ninth by Joey Votto . Wood last started a game May 26. Thankfully, x-rays on the hand were negative. "It's a little tight now, a little bruised, but it's nothing a little ice can't fix". Manager Bryan Price said Duvall's been feeling badly for a couple days: "Going to be on the bench today.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:57

Ostapenko, though, produced the required resolve when play resumed, with a double break putting her on the brink of victory which she delivered when holding her serve to love. Ostapenko, 19, has lost the first set in three of her five matches at this tournament, including in each of the past two. "We hugged each other, because, I mean, she's a really nice girl", said Bacsinszky, who is eight years older than Ostapenko.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:16

Thompson and Curry sank back-to-back 3-pointers late in the second quarter to boost the Warriors lead, but Irving's inside bank shot pulled Cleveland within 67-61 at half-time. No team has erased a 3-0 deficit in any series. "I mean, it was just, 'Let's just have some fun playing ball, let's just all get better and let's see what happens'".

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:49

The opening pair, however, took greater risks with their feet than their bats and one particularly daring single nearly cost Rohit, whose dive home would have made little difference had Nuwan Pradeep's throw hit the stumps. "We are not invincible", Kohli said at the post-match media conference here last night. India , who had beaten Sri Lanka in 14 of their last 17 one-day internationals, were given the ideal start by Dhawan and Rohit Sharma who shared a composed opening stand of 138 ...

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:27

But we're not here to split hairs over who was truly at fault, we're here to talk about the future, because make no mistake, this kid is as promising as he ever was. Inter, who saw angry fans turn on under-performing players on several occasions throughout last season, sacked Pioli with three games remaining but finished seventh, one point behind city rivals AC Milan and a Europa League place.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:43

I've got two kids and I'm married. Australia coach Darren Lehmann wants one-day global matches to continue as long as conditions are safe, even if not ideal, after back-to-back washouts left his team's Champions Trophy campaign in complete disarray.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:23

Teamwork makes the dream work: The Warriors have thrown 130 more passes than the Cavaliers during the Finals . In the Finals, they won Game 1 by 22, Game 2 by 19 and Game 3 by five after coming from behind. Cleveland fans chanted as they walked toward the exits. Four players-Green, Klay Thompson , Curry and Andre Iguodala-were whistled for two fouls in the first quarter.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:30

After losing last Saturday in the double-elimination regional, Kentucky advanced to a super regional for the first time by defeating in and North Carolina State on Sunday, then N.C. Collett for Marcus Carson. "Their offense is balanced", Mingione said. He limited United Kingdom to three singles over the first five-plus innings.

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:03

The 11th and final home game of these playoffs - the final game of the 2016-17 season at Bridgestone Arena - is nearly here. Nashville will attempt to tie the series on Sunday at 8 p.m. "Well it was the reaction as Kunitz comes in and makes a hit here on Ekholm, a hard one going back, and the swing of the stick is what prompted that", Simpson said.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:18

In the tenth over when India was batting, the match was interrupted due to rain once again in the 34th over also and the match was reduced to 48 overs. "The way Yuvi batted, it was a game-changing innings and that gave all of us the confidence to start striking the ball well". In the field, we were still 6 today (Sunday).

by | June 10, 2017 | 18:17

Murray ended Wawrinka's reign as champion in the semi-finals 12 months ago but could not engineer a repeat as the Swiss triumphed 6-7 (6/8) 6-3 5-7 7-6 (7/3) 6-1 after four hours and 34 minutes. Murray used a three-point run to grab that set, the first lost by Wawrinka all tournament. The third seed, who was bullish about his chances ahead of the match , surely could not believe he was behind.

by | June 10, 2017 | 16:52

Asked directly whether the result would impact her plans for a second independence vote, Ms Sturgeon said she would not "take any rash decisions". Although she has previously said she does not mind if this is achieved by Mrs May's plan for a free trade deal, she has also argued that the United Kingdom should keep free movement if that is price of maintaining open access to European markets.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:02

Subban. The Predators host Game 6 of the NHL Finals on Sunday evening as the country music fest holds its closing concert, headlined by Keith Urban and Brad Paisley. All the good mojo Rinne generated while helping Nashville rally to tie the series at 2 vanished in a span of 20 minutes. At one point, Crosby chose to introduce P.K.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:06

James rested for the first 97 seconds of the fourth quarter but two quick Warriors' 3-pointers hastened his return as Golden State surged within 115-104. "We finally settled in, man, it was about damn time, for all of us just to really see what playing well as a group looks like against a great team like the Warriors", said Irving.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:16

Now, with Durant added to the Warriors' already-impressive arsenal, Cleveland's fate looks bleaker than ever. Without Green in the lineup, the Cavs took Game 5 on the road behind 82 combined points from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving .