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by | June 13, 2017 | 16:30

He dedicated the trophy to his mother Wanda in his remarks. They're assembled as good as you can assemble, and I played against some really , really good teams that was assembled perfectly, and they're right up there. "We had that huge run in the second quarter, which changed everything". The first two quarters were a battle, with the teams trading off leads. James led the way, connecting on five of his first six shots.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:52

Guests in the first quarter the efforts of clay, Thompson, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry scored a basket Cleveland record nine three-pointers. The only suspense left is whether LeBron James and the Cavs will be able to take a game in the series.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:43

According to Elias Sports Bureau, Durant became the first player since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 to record five straight 30-point games in the NBA Finals . James seemed to be at peace with the fate of this Cavs team since their narrow Game 3 loss to the Warriors last week, which put them in an unrecoverable 0-3 hole in the best-of-seven series.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:34

Burnley's Tom Heaton will play the first half of the friendly in Paris , with Jack Butland of Stoke City playing the second. He was slow to react to Leigh Griffiths' free-kicks and those errors have sharpened the focus on the keeper, who is looking for a new club with his loan at Torino having ended and there being no place for him at Manchester City .

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:02

He claimed a second break moments later to take the first set , and there already seemed no way back for the Swiss, who was in search of a second French Open title and fourth Grand Slam. "It's impossible to compare it to another place", Nadal said . Five-set match, it's going to be a really tough challenge when you play against him", the Swiss player admitted in press conference.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:21

Jonathan Joseph, Tommy Seymour, captain Sam Warburton were the ones who got over the line while Dan Biggar kicked seven points from the tee and they even led 22-13 with 25 minutes to go. I disagree with the first scrum penalty in the 22. Banks stepped up and slotted it to give the side a one-point buffer. Daly's ambitious kick from 56 metres fell just short before Joseph's mistake ended the match, a harsh result for the try-scorer, who was one of the Lions' standouts.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:39

Aleksandar Mitrović and Aaron Ramsey were on target for their respective sides this evening, with the latter edging Wales into the lead after they were awarded a 35th-minute penalty. The Euro 2016 semi-finalists have since then emerged as a force to be reckoned with lead by Real Madrid star Gareth Bale , who could be sorely missed in Belgrade.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:48

Last summer, Durant, who chose to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency, elected to join forces with another superstar in Stephen Curry as well as Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to make Golden State a super team , and the group was close to unstoppable in the regular season and postseason.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:26

The Warriors had been dominating the entire series, and many thought the scrappy, young team from Oakland , Calif ., would sweep the champion Cavaliers the same way they swept through their earlier competition in the playoffs, but the Cavaliers rallied, and Friday night's loss in Cleveland sent the series back to Oakland with a forced game 5.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:46

Third seed Stan Wawrinka , the 2015 French Open champion, strode into the last 16 at Roland Garros on Saturday with a straight-sets win over Italy's Fabio Fognini . Murray next faces the victor of the match between American John Isner and Russian Karen Khachanov which will be played at a later time. "The Olympics was physically hard - and hard mentally and psychologically - but I had also come off a period of rest and trained and prepared for it whereas when you get to Davis Cup I'd played ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:48

There were constant chants of "Draymond sucks" whenever he was whistled for a personal foul. "We like the fact that we can correct a lot of things going into Game 5 and just put a better foot forward, especially in that first quarter and not lose the game right there", Curry said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:11

LeBron James scored 41 points to lead the Cavaliers . The Cavs narrowed the gap slightly in the third but the Warriors were able to keep their opponents at arm's length to wrap up a second title in three years. His rim-rattling tomahawk slam in the second quarter ignited Oracle arena and kicked off a game-changing 30-8 scoring run. Through two games of these Finals, the Warriors' margin for error looked to be as wide as the San Francisco Bay.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:22

In a most handsome and poetic finish, the Warriors, who came into Monday night's game leading the Finals series 3-1, pulled off a flawless victory and won the game with a 9 point lead, leaving no doubt that they are the champions . But it was his extra motivation that caught the notice of James. "We were able to get them previous year, and they went out and got one of the best players that this league has ever seen", James said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:00

Last year, the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 series lead to lose the championship to the Cleveland Cavaliers . It was the second time he and Durant had met in a finals series, following 2012 when James and the Miami Heat beat Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:55

The lawsuit was based on a report sent to the prosecutor's office from Spain's tax agency AEAT, it said. The Portuguese footballer was accused of "four crimes against the public treasury between 2011-'14. "I know that these things can be resolved with the best decisions". I can say from the depth of my heart, looking straight into the camera. The 31-year-old recently completed a sterling season with Los Blancos, firing them to the Spanish La Liga and the UEFA Champions League double.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:27

I thought we played well, got better each game. "And as the fourth quarter started to happen, a lot of shots and layups that I normally make, they just weren't falling". Beginning with the NBA's 2009-10 campaign, Durant led the league in total points for five straight seasons and in scoring average four times . LeBron James made history of his own, putting up 41 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists in the series finale to bring his 2017 Finals numbers to 33.6 PPG, 12.0 RPG and 10.0 APG - ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:47

Durant finished the night with 39-7-5 and played perhaps his best game yet. Andre Iguodala has scored 11 of Golden State's 22 bench points. Sure, the Warriors missed becoming the first undefeated champion, but 16-1 still gave Golden State the best winning percentage of any title team at.941.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:54

Smit doubts that Lions coach Warren Gatland will pick his best side before the first Test in Auckland on June 24. His team includes nine players who featured on the successful 2013 tour of Australia, with Jones' fellow Welshmen Taulupe Faletau, Jonathan Davies, George North and Liam Williams also starting.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:54

After winning the toss and electing to bat first, South Africa got off to a solid enough start, with Quinton de Kock (33 off 49 balls) and Hashim Amla (16 off 20 balls) adding 40 runs for the first wicket. I hope, we, as a team, will try our level best to give the fans something to enjoy. After succumbing to India like lambs on Sunday, the Pakistanis roared like lions after being asked to bowl against South Africa .

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:22

Kane ruthlessly finished Raheem Sterling's superb cross to deny Scotland a historic win but said being told he was captain was the most special moment . JOE HART refuses to the point the finger at his wall after England conceded two late free-kicks against Scotland . The tone was the same on the pitch with Scotland captain Scott Brown booked inside three minutes for taking out England danger man Dele Alli from behind.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:46

No 3 seed Halep defended her serve staunchly to take a 5-4 lead, a moment which felt important as Ostapenko's blistering assault threatened to waver. Five months on, Ostapenko is now 20 and the proud holder of the French Open title , her first grand slam crown in her eighth slam event.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:57

Th. Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan has mostly kept the two together at even-strength and underlying numbers suggest that's probably best. This has not been the most grueling of Cup Final schedules. Bonino tried to skate in warmups prior to Game 4 on Monday, but left the ice after a few minutes. The catfish have become the unofficial mascot of the series as Nashville fans have taken to throwing it like Detroit Red Wings fans with octopi.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:14

Even by his lofty feats, it was quite a power show by the 6-foot-7 Judge. Oh, and Saturday night, Judge hit the hardest-hit home run of the Statcast era at 121.1 miles per hour. Green will start Sunday's game against the Orioles . The Angels won only 1 game against the Yankees in 7 attempts past year. However, with just a few weeks left before the 4th of July creeps in and the official dog days of summer are here, Colorado and NY - along with the Houston Astros - are proving that ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:34

Lopez told www. calciomercato .com of United: "It's a club with a lot of charm, a very interesting option. I can not say [if the deal is close to completion] - we will see", Lopez told Calciomercato . It's been reported that Man United and Real Madrid will close Alvaro Morata's transfer for 75-80 million euros either today or tomorrow. Morata started 14 Liga games last season scoring 15 goals , with Lopez saying his client wanted to find a situation where he would play more games.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:12

Onda Cero reporter Fernandez took to his Twitter page to claim that Griezmann had committed his future to Atletico. Antoine Griezmann has allegedly signed a new contract at Atletico Madrid to put speculation of a move away from the Spanish club to bed.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:20

First-round selection Jeren Kendall , a speedy center fielder from Vanderbilt , hit.307/.372/.556 with 15 home runs and 20 stolen bases as a junior, but also struck out 74 times in 345 plate appearances (21.4%). "I think that's definitely Kendall's area of improvement". Cooper has "a lot of starter qualities" that will make a move to the bullpen unnecessary. "The difference with him is most of his stuff is present".

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:03

Whether you like his move from Oklahoma City to Oakland or not, Kevin Durant left no doubt as to who the NBA Finals MVP recipient would be. "We won three games in a row in the Finals and 15 in a row overall in the playoffs, you just think it's going to happen", Green said Sunday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:50

The Golden State Warriors used a 28-4 flurry in the second quarter to take a lead they never relinquished, then relied on the scoring of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry down the stretch to hold off the Cleveland Cavaliers en route to a 129-120 victory Monday night, clinching their second National Basketball Association championship in the past three seasons.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:15

In response, Australia were cruising with David Warner 40 not out and Smith unbeaten on 22 - the former becoming the fastest Australian to score 4,000 one-day global runs before the heavens opened to prevent a sure-fire win. BEST QUOTE - "It was a little bit frustrating obviously not to get a result in". After hitting 128 against England in Bangladesh's opening match on Thursday, Tamim was the main man once again, but this time he lacked support and was unable to stop Australia ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:44

Meanwhile, if you were hoping to see West and Thompson get to know each other better in slow motion, well, Deadspin had you covered, while others were content to crack wise. Draymond Green's OK with that. West received a technical foul for his initial actions against Irving, while Thompson and Smith both received technicals for their actions.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:22

The win came three days after the Cavs snapped the Warriors' ideal streak this postseason. Draymond Green , whose suspension last year opened the door to a Clevland comeback from a 3-1 deficit to steal the title from Golden State had clearly not forgotten that feeling from a year ago.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:59

Former England captain Terry Butcher believes Joe Hart should no longer be the country's first choice goalkeeper. "For me, two moments of quality, but we will look at it", he said . "He didn't even get close to the shots and didn't even get a glove on them or a finger to them". England were certainly strong in the way that they recovered, however the Three Lions will be disappointed with the result considering that they would have expected to win.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:14

Djokovic reached his 11th career quarterfinal at Roland Garros to tie Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer for most all time , but more important, he played the caliber of tennis that could take him further into this draw. I have experience of playing against him. Nishikori had been two sets up but Chung fought back and was 3-0 up in the fourth when play was called off.

by | June 13, 2017 | 13:33

Momentum switched from one player to the other and in the inevitable deciding set there was little between them, so after 16 successive holds of serve the score was 12-11 to Ferrer. Stay tuned to see how the action unfolds at the 2017 French Open . The Serbian tennis star wins their meeting in straight sets, taking the match 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

by | June 13, 2017 | 14:29

Not only did Nadal win every set he played in the tournament, he dropped a total of only 35 games, the second fewest by any man on the way to any title at a Grand Slam tournament in the Open era with all matches being best-of-five-sets. He has enjoyed plenty of them at the French Open , but never has he been more dominant than he was this time around. Played on clay, a challenging and occasionally tricky surface for even the pros, the tournament has a habit of serving up some surprising ...