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by | June 13, 2017 | 19:42

Warriors team-mate Steph Curry put up 34 points and 10 assists as Golden State won their fifth title. "I'm proud of you son". As Durant dribbled out the clock and bathed in confetti at Oracle Arena on Monday night, his critics could do nothing but stare in amazement and welcome in a new era of the National Basketball Association.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:08

To be back here and bring gold Larry (O'Brien) back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special. I suspect it will be harder than many seem to be predicting, but they will no doubt return with a very similar roster and try to run through the league once again.

by | June 13, 2017 | 21:07

For Pakistan , it was its bowling which rose to the occasion and kept South Africa down to 219. "We were beaten and not even by a better team - we just played our worst game of cricket in a while. We didn't do that today. This was a very commendable feat and special credit must go to the likes of Jasprit Bumrah, who was just fantastic. They repeated the feat in this edition when they had century partnerships in the matches with Pakistan and Sri Lanka .

by | June 13, 2017 | 20:52

Spontaneous celebrations were breaking out in streets around the city. Across the bay, rowdy crowds gathered in Oakland intersections, including one were where fans cheering the championship made a circle to watch several men breakdance.

by | June 13, 2017 | 20:38

Neither Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming nor Preakness Stakes victor Cloud Computing participated in Saturday's race. The race was held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York . "We were hoping he had enough when it came to crunchtime", Pletcher said. "I'm happy for the owners and for Todd for giving me the opportunity". His latest triumph comes with a huge assist from jockey Jose Ortiz , who gave the son of Tapit an ideal ground-saving trip from post 2 in a field of 11.

by | June 13, 2017 | 20:22

Suddenly, the chase was no longer a cruise. "We have to play positive cricket as England have been playing positive cricket in the last two years. They held their nerves and are deserved winners. Pakistan looked well set to pick off the target and progress easily, particularly as Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman built a telling partnership based on precision placement and quick running between the wickets .

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:07

Also, Trump supposedly asked for a public statement that he was not under investigation. Sessions has been dogged by questions about possible additional encounters with the ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. "I would be fine with issuing a subpoena", Collins said. "Look, when it comes to something like obstruction, there's a serious legal standard", Senate Minority Leader Charles E.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:54

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who had given England the lead ahead of the dramatic finish against Scotland , said he was pleased with the progress of the national side under Southgate. Gareth Southgate breaks down his decision not to play Joe Hart in net against France in England's friendly match. We'll be building up to the action throughout the day and Matt will be giving you a blow-by-blow account of the game as it unfolds.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:52

Kohli, who had briefly held the No. 1 ranking in January, has a one-point lead over Warner. Meanwhile Shikhar Dhawan has returned to the top 10 after scoring a century and two 50s in the three matches so far. Among the all rounders, Bangladesh Skipper Shakib Al Hasan reatined the top spot. However, Stokes has gained one spot and is now sixth, while Jadeja has broken into the top 10 in eighth position after rising three places.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:24

Nishikori was in the lead against Chung when rain suspended their battle. About one tonne of red dust is needed to cover the average court, with Court Philippe Chatrier requiring 1.5 tonnes because it has more space behind the baseline. Andy Murray eased into the last-16 of the French Open 7-6 (8) 7-5 6-0 over a flagging Juan Martin Del Potro . The Argentinian had four set points in the opener - wasting one with a double fault - and also made life hard for Murray in the second before the ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:39

I put in work, I just had to trust in it. Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 39 points, with Stephen Curry contributing 34. "Our perspective, being blessed to play on this stage three years in a row, it's for these fans, for our organization, for these families".

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:50

Jordan Pickford's departure from the Stadium of Light was inevitable this summer, after the 23-year old goalkeeper impressed in the Premier League last season, despite Sunderland suffering relegation back into the Sky Bet Championship. Should the terms of each of the add-ons be met, Pickford would become Everton's record signing, eclipsing the £28million they shelled out for Romelu Lukaku in 2014.

by | June 13, 2017 | 20:04

But an unremarkable World Cup qualifier ended extraordinarily as Leigh Griffiths levelled with a wonderful late free-kick, before repeating the trick to put Gordon Strachan's side on the brink of a famous victory. Gordon said both England goals were "difficult" to deal with. Three Lions substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looked to have set the visitors on course for a World Cup qualifying victory with a 70th-minute opener.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:45

In 2016, when the Cavs won it all for the first time in their franchise's 52-year history while becoming the first team in league history to recover from a 3-1 deficit, the Warriors were left pondering the what-if scenarios because of Curry's ailing left knee, Draymond Green's Game 5 suspension and Andrew Bogut's injury that cost him the final two games.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:25

Andre Iguodala scored 13 of Golden State's 28 bench points to help the Warriors to a 98-93 lead heading into the final quarter. LeBron James' triple-double average, a first in NBA Finals history, isn't enough to win another title for the Cleveland Cavaliers .

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:48

One interesting detail is how Golden State reworked the defense with Curry over the season so that he wouldn't be forced into bad switches against the Cavaliers . The Warriors got big three from Iguodala, they got some cuts for Durant dunks because defenders can't help off Klay Thompson , and when they needed stops they got enough.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:46

It was the 75th minute and the lead was still 24 points. One change that will happen if he is fit is the inclusion of North Queensland Cowboys superstar Johnathan Thurston . If these big guys can really muscle up and overpower Queensland then it will allow James Maloney and Mitchell Pearce just to play fast over the advantage line and it will allow our strike weapons to really see some football and hopefully cause some havoc.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:15

The main headliner was Kevin Durant , who infamously joined the Warriors as a free agent from western conference rivals Oklohama City Thunder following last year's finals. LeBron , who is 3-5 in NBA Finals , called the Warriors "a worth opponent" and the best team in the NBA for the past three years. "I'm happy for him", Curry said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:13

Durant has 28 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Curry has 25 points. With the Cavs all floating his way, Durant fired a crosscourt pass to Andre Iguodala for a three-pointer that pushed the lead to eight. Durant drove left, right and down the middle, knocked down three-pointers, dished and dunked. Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors to win his first National Basketball Association championship.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:00

Sunday's Axalta Presents the Pocono 400 will air live beginning at 1 p.m. MT (3 p.m. ET) on Fox Sports 1, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel 90 and MRN. “Itll be nice to be home.”. "I can't thank Kevin enough for racing me clean". Its hard to be relaxed. "I just love getting up close and personal with the drivers". “Theres a time and place (to show personality).

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:23

Carlos Beltran hit his 429th career home run in the Astros' four-run fourth, giving them the six-run advantage. Hammel's final line: 7.0 innings, four hits, four strikeouts, and the one run. The 23-year-old right-hander will carry a strong 2.58 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 89/23 K/BB ratio (76 2/3 innings) into a home start against the Rangers next time out.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:56

Liam Plunkett was the pick of the bowlers for England with figures of four for 55. "We couldn't quite throw caution to the wind because we kept losing wickets, so I had to take that responsibility to bat until the end to ensure we got up to 300", Buttler said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:25

On Thursday, she will face No. 2 Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, a 7-6 (3), 6-4 victor over No. 28 Carolina Garcia of France. Halep, who lost to Maria Sharapova in the 2014 final, was thankful still to be in the tournament after her remarkable recovery from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:48

The Red Bull Racing ace knew coming into the weekend that the pace of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team and Scuderia Ferrari team would be hard to match, and for the Dutchman, ending 0.944 seconds off the pole time confirmed his predictions.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:51

Peacock, 29, is 3-1 with a 3.15 ERA in 16 games (four starts) for the Astros. Making his first start since May 26 after going on the disabled list with right shoulder discomfort, Musgrove breezed through the first inning and retired the first two batters in the second before suddenly hitting a bump in the road.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:32

South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has insisted that he was not concerned about captain AB de Villiers' disappointing performance in the Champions Trophy loss to Pakistan on Wednesday. Hasan, as Imad had done, struck second ball when Faf du Plessis (26) played on. The chance of winning is more for South Africa . It's going to take a big team effort to knock over India .

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:18

Annoyance over social-media posts. I know, LeBron James complains to the officials a too much at times as well, but there are plenty of fouls that aren't called on his opponents exclusively due to the way No. Green was also central to the most confusing officiating incident of the post-season, one that led to National Basketball Association officials Mike Callahan and John Goble publicly accepting the blame for one of the more freakish moments in Game 4 of the series.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:43

Looks like he made it happen. During those days, Combs rubbed shoulders with some of the day's largest hip-hop artists. The publication lists his net worth at $820 million. Author J.K. Rowling ($95 mil) returns to the list at No. 3, followed by Drake ($94 mil) at No. 4. The Weeknd is featured on the cover of Forbes' June 29, 2017 issue , where he talks about his strategy and marketing plan to earn himself a major record deal, a huge fan base and billions of streams on digital ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:50

In his testimony ahead of a hearing on the Pentagon budget, Mattis also claimed that a "Great Power competition" is returning where countries like Russian Federation and China are boosting their militaries, threatening global security protocol.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:53

But Aussie skipper Steve Smith said there could have been a "bit more urgency" to get the covers off when the rain stopped, with his team just four overs away from securing a much-needed tournament win. Bangladesh's Soumya Sarkar walks off after being caught by Australia's Matthew Wade from a ball by Josh Hazlewood during the ICC Champions Trophy , Group A match between Australia and Bangladesh.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:03

With fans and pundits questioning the motivations behind his move last summer, Durant had simply said he came to an already star-studded Warriors lineup to win championships. Through two games of these Finals, the Warriors' margin for error looked to be as wide as the San Francisco Bay. Adding a player like Carmelo Anthony would certainly help.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:06

For James, already a three-times champion, the loss puts him in rare company as only the fourth player to come up short in five NBA Finals. But while the victory was enough to please Warriors fans, those that bet on Golden State to cover the spread in Game 5 left the game with an absolutely brutal taste in their mouths, all thanks to J.R.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:18

Durant shot 14-of-20 and added seven rebounds and five assists in the title victor. Kyrie Irving added 26 points and J.R. Smith chipped in with 25. Cleveland scored the first points of the quarter. That led to countless easy baskets for the Warriors , who frankly don't need the help. The dunk forced a Warriors timeout when the Cavs margin grew to 41-33 near the 10-minute mark.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:17

Afghan Interior Ministry spokespeople reportedly said a water tanker laden with explosives was detonated during the morning rush hour on a busy street in Kabul right outside the fortified Green Zone, an area walled off where North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces and a number of embassies are situated.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:09

The officials acknowledged after the game they did not handle the situation very well. Apparently the official scorer had mistakenly entered the technical foul as on Green. ABC play-by-play announcer Mike Breen immediately questioned the worthiness of the second technical in such a major moment in the game, and his colleagues Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy seemed to agree.