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Sports Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals 2017 Game 2
Author: 0 Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals 2017 Game 2

Raiders punter Marquette King offered Warriors point guard Stephen Curry some advice on his celebration form from when he kicked his leg up in celebration. Thompson had a bad Game 1 , putting up zero points and just four rebounds. - The third, James slipped and again no help came. He swished 6-of-11 3-point attempts.

Author: 0 Showdown between Rihanna, Kevin Durant steals show in NBA Finals opener

With the 2015 champs matching a postseason record for consecutive victories, the 2016 champs had to watch as Durant in his Warriors NBA Finals debut led the night with 38 points and Curry scored 28 points. The dirty secret about Cleveland is they are nowhere near the better defensive team in this series. The Cavaliers had 72 points after the third.Warriors starting center Zaza Pachulia returned after missing the final two games at San Antonio with a bruised right heel and contributed ...

Author: 0 Writer Slammed for Tweet About Japanese Indy 500 victor

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. Frei went on to say 72 years have passed since the war had ended and the writer then apologized to anyone he had offended and to Sato. "I researched and wrote quite graphically about the deaths of my father's teammates", he wrote.

Author: 0 Laviolette doesn't divulge starting goalie for Game 3

It's also worth noting that the rookie hadn't scored for eight straight games at one point earlier in the postseason, but has flourished on the brightest stage. Well, yes, facing a 2-0 Cup Final deficit to the defending champion Penguins is a problem. Aberg, cutting in from the left wall, got past Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta , who fumbled the puck, and swept across just above the crease, patiently holding the puck and roofing it past Murray.

Author: 0 Rohit: Team unity key to Mumbai success

We spoke in the change room about adding 20 runs extra with our fielding. "The boys showed a lot of character and belief during hard moments, like today. Midway through the innings, Pune had scored just 58 runs. The team needed 6 runs in the last 2 deliveries but could manage to score only 4 runs losing the thriller by a mere 1 run.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Golden State roll over Cleveland in NBA Finals opener

What makes Durant's addition even more devastating is the "gravity" he shares with Golden State's other stars, Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green . What a dominant NBA Finals opener with the Warriors . He's still three wins away from that elusive first title, but if the Warriors get it and he continues to play at this kind of level it's going to be very hard for the Durant detractors to suggest he didn't do his part to earn it.

Sports California sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 California sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Ananya said she felt "amazing" after being crowned champion of the 25-word championship round. At stake is a trophy and more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. "It's really fun just seeing people with the same interests", said Zhang, who has been studying roughly three hours a day for the last three months to prepare for the competition.

Sports Eduardo Rodriguez: Bullpen Fall Had Nothing To Do With Poor Outing
Author: 0 Eduardo Rodriguez: Bullpen Fall Had Nothing To Do With Poor Outing

The Orioles then tagged the left-hander for seven runs on eight hits - four of which were home runs - before he exited with two outs in the sixth inning of Boston's eventual 7-5 loss . "I can't say that because he got up, he finished his warmups, he came out", Farrell said. Rodriguez has a history of rebounding nicely from outings like Thursday night.

Author: 0 All so difficult for Djokovic, easy for Nadal at French Open

You only have to be a little bit better than your opponent on clay, and you can win three, four, five games in a row and pull away. The Bryans have won a record 16 Grand Slam men's doubles titles as a pair, including two at the French Open , in 2003 and 2013.

Sports Arsenal Facing A Defensive Crisis Ahead Of Next Week's FA Cup Final
Author: 0 Arsenal Facing A Defensive Crisis Ahead Of Next Week's FA Cup Final

The Frenchman insists he will remain in management next season, but has refused to confirm whether that will be with the north London club. Wenger , who had Adams working at Arsenal in the youth set-up for a short spell previous year, said the remarks did not cause him pain and said he would rather focus his energies elsewhere.

Sports Rihanna heckles Kevin Durant during NBA Finals
Author: 0 Rihanna heckles Kevin Durant during NBA Finals

That Game 1 trend is 3-9-1 O/U since the 2004 finals. Durant was all but unstoppable those first 24 minutes. Kevin Durant was a force throughout, leading all scorers with 38 points to go along with eight rebounds and eight assists .

Sports Djokovic cruises into French Open third round
Author: 0 Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Friday's victory was his 100th best-of-five-set match on the slow surface, and he now has a staggering win-loss ratio of 98-2. Nadal demonstrated why he is once more considered the overwhelming favourite at Roland Garros with a brutal demolition of Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili .

Author: 0 Rain rescues Australia against NZ as match abandoned

A rain delayed of nearly two hours reduced the match to 46 overs per side but Ronchi looked as though he had never left the middle as he continued to fire once played resumed. Smith added: "It was pretty ordinary, to be honest with you". It started well for Williamson , and got even better, as he won the toss before crafting then bludgeoning his first century in his 12th ODI innings against Australia .

Author: 0 Marc-Andre Fleury: 'I don't want to make this about me'

It's a loaded question in that Fleury didn't deny the Pens a chance to win Game 3, the team did plenty well on their own. Had he not gotten hurt, Murray would have been the starter the whole way. He had, according to sharp observers, a terrific practice. "Each time I've gotten hurt, I've come back stronger and that's all you can do", Murray said Thursday after practice at the University of Ottawa.

Author: 0 Warriors take early series lead as Steph Curry scores 28

Durant led the way with a game-high 38 points, making the most of Cleveland's sloppy defence with a flurry of ferocious first-half dunks. The Cavaliers are going to have to make some adjustments to slow down the Warriors . The surprise may have been how dominant Durant was in his first Finals game with the Warriors . The Warriors will have eight unrestricted free agents at season's end.

Sports Rihanna was the MVP of Game 1 of the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Rihanna was the MVP of Game 1 of the NBA Finals

He shot 14 for 26 in his fifth 30-point performance this postseason, receiving a rousing ovation when he sat down for good with 2:16 remaining. Durant's only other Finals ended at the hands of LeBron and Miami in 2012. Steph Curry made 11 of 22 shots and scored 28 points, on 6-of-11 3-point shooting. Golden State found little resistance against a Cleveland defense that had stood strong against Eastern Conference foes.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant power Golden State past Cavs

Coming into Thursday night's Game One of the NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Steph Curry was nursing a sore elbow and was seen at practice wearing a protective sleeve. Miami went on to lose that series to Dallas in six games. "I always wanted to be like Allen Iverson as a little kid", he said with a slight grin, referring to Iverson's colorful basketball attire.

Author: 0 Smith confident in his side ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

Nearly 90 minutes of play were lost earlier in the day to reduce the match to a 46-over affair, and a superb century from Kane Williamson laid the foundations for the Black Caps' innings. "I feel really good, excited to play in another big tournament , these are the ones you want to play in and I am excited to be out there on Friday", he said.

Author: 0 Senators vs. Penguins Game 7 odds: Pittsburgh betting favorite hosting Ottawa

Crosby and Malkin, in particular, loved the game. Crosby would dig out the ball, determined. Following the loss the Penguins were just as eager to put Game 6 behind them. The puck can hit the goaltender, a defender, a teammate, a stick, a post. He was angry at himself for not doing more. Game 7s are always really special.

Author: 0 Chris Woakes injury mars England's win in Champions Trophy opener

In between, Rubel tried short pitch balls & tried to create pressure on England but Root & Hales played intelligently and made things hard for Bangladesh . Soon, Mushfiqur settled in and with both batsmen finding their range, Bangladesh motored past 150 in the 28th over and accelerated to 200 with a Mushfiqur upper-cut off Ball in the 38th over.

Author: 0 Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

We had a bit of a break so guys are looking forward to this one. The Kangaroos have four pace attackers namely Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and James Pattinson in their squad for the tournament whereas New Zealand has Trent Boult, Tim Southee, Adam Milne and Mitchell McClenaghan in their Champions Trophy squad.

Author: 0 ABC's Warriors-Cavs A Slam Dunk On Social Media

That's where the Warriors are deadliest, on the run, and in Game 1 Cleveland couldn't slow down the express.Durant, seeking his first National Basketball Association crown after leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State last July, hit 14-of-26 from the floor and added eight rebounds and eight assists, his early domination including six first-half dunks, more than in any prior full playoff game.

Author: 0 Charles Oakley rejects deal to have charges dropped in MSG incident

Oakley has been charged with assault, aggravated harassment, attempted assault, criminal trespass and harassment. Oakley was arrested and charged with four misdemeanors after an altercation with MSG security during a February 8 game against the Los Angeles Clippers .

Author: 0 FS1's Mike Hill rips co-worker Jason Whitlock on Twitter

Whitlock took issue with this statement, particularly with what he believed was James analogizing the graffiti to murder-that didn't happen; James was talking about the value in showing the world the ongoing reality of black life in America-on Cowherd's show Thursday.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Grills Rihanna After She Yells "Brick" During His Shot

LeBron James hailed the impact of Kevin Durant after the Golden State Warriors star dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals opener. This is true, but James also just flat-out got beat on plays. Last year , the Warriors earned the dubious distinction of being the first team to lose the best-of-seven series after leading 3-1. He shot 11-for-22, 6-of-11 on 3-pointers.

Sports Warriors Breeze Past Cavaliers In Game One, Tie NBA Postseason Record
Author: 0 Warriors Breeze Past Cavaliers In Game One, Tie NBA Postseason Record

The Warriors won three of the first four games in last year's rematch with the Cavs and went on to lose the championship in an epic finale - or what some would term an epic collapse. For Kevin Durant , it would be the latter considering the criticism he's taken in the name of competitive balance for joining a 73-win team-after squandering a 3-1 lead of his own last May as a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder .

Sports Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1
Author: 0 Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1

The Warriors scored the first 13 points in the third quarter to take a 21-point lead, 73-52 and it was over from there. Cleveland forward LeBron James finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds, eight assists and two blocks. The Cavs have lost only one game this postseason, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference final series against Boston. So they came out all pumped and spunky for the third quarter - and ran right into a Golden State wall.

Sports Rihanna heckles Durant in Game 1, steals show
Author: 0 Rihanna heckles Durant in Game 1, steals show

If the Warriors stay healthy and just avoid a critical one-game suspension, they probably have too much horsepower for Cleveland. "When you turn the ball over, that's when they become very risky because those guys, they sprint down the lane, they sprint to the three-point line, they put a lot of pressure on your defense", James said.

Sports Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks
Author: 0 Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks

Carroll did not close the door on the idea of the Seahawks considering Kaepernick down the road. But as of right now, we know what we're doing. There's been very little interest in Kaepernick since then, as the Seahawks are the only team that has held a free-agent visit with him.

Sports Dean Hoyle and David Wagner to plot Huddersfield's Premier League adventure
Author: 0 Dean Hoyle and David Wagner to plot Huddersfield's Premier League adventure

The Australia global helped to pull the strings in midfield for the Terriers as they took on Reading in the Championship play-off final. "But the people I feel most proud of is you guys", he told the supporters. "The penalty shootout wasn't nice but we hung in there and gave it everything". "I think this whole group of players deserved it over the season".

Sports How to watch the Champions League final in Virtual Reality at home
Author: 0 How to watch the Champions League final in Virtual Reality at home

With so much to play for beyond the trophy, this has the potential to go down as one of the greatest Champions League finals in history. Coach of Juventus Massimiliano Allegri gestures during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and Juventus FC at Stadio San Paolo on April 2, 2017 in Naples, Italy.

Author: 0 Rihanna stole the show during Game 1

Things started off close , but the Cavaliers just didn't have enough in the tank to keep up with Golden State . Curry totaled 28 points (11-22 FG, 6-11 3Pt), 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals over 34 minutes during Thursday's 113-91 win over the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the National Basketball Association finals .

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Willing to Take Less Than Max Deal

Warriors fans even got on her when she didn't sit down while paying tribute to the self-proclaimed king, taking a moment to dab and giving small waves. "She was rooting for LeBron [James] the whole game, and finally I got irritated and said, 'I'm the owner of the Warriors, ' " Lacob said ". For his part, Durant refused to comment on the alleged exchange during a post-game press conference.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo slams media for negative projection, says 'I'm not a devil'

Ronaldo put Madrid in control early in Malaga , entering the area and rounding the goalkeeper before finding the open net following a pass by Francisco " Isco " Alarcon. "I live what I am doing with passion and what I have enjoyed the most is today because after nine or 10 months we have won La Liga". Athletic are seventh but can still earn a place in the Europa League if Barcelona win the Cup.

Author: 0 Djokovic advances to 3rd round at French Open

The Spaniard has had a patchy year so far and is seeking to regain the form that enabled her to secure her first Grand Slam title in Paris last year. Meanwhile, Petra Kvitova's French Open comeback ended in the second round on Wednesday as she was knocked out in straight sets by American qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

Author: 0 Rihanna in Matthew Adams Dolan at the NBA Finals Game 1

First, look at this clip shared on Twitter by the Warriors . "I have great memories of (the 2015 title) and awful memories of past year", he said, "but they're both lessons you learn, knowing what it takes to win, how important every possession is, focusing on the details, especially against the same team for the third time".

Sports Goffin retires from match at French Open
Author: 0 Goffin retires from match at French Open

He added: "In some important moments I was kind of hanging in there". Nadal was pleased with his performance in his quest for a 10th Roland Garros title in Paris . "It is going to put me in a good place mentally". Rogers was serving for the match at 5-3 when she was broken to love. Earlier in the day, Petra Kvitova's first tournament since being injured in a knife attack at her home was brought to an early end.

Author: 0 LeBron James' LA home vandalized with hate graffiti

He bought the home in 2015, but it is believed that he does not frequent the location. After Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was the target of racial slurs while playing against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, James said , "Racism, we know, exists".

Sports Lions team take part in the Drone Challenge
Author: 0 Lions team take part in the Drone Challenge

Warren Gatland's son Bryn said on Friday that he hopes his father's British and Irish Lions sweep all before them in New Zealand - except when he's on the opposing side. That allowed the players not just to get to know each other but to form real lasting friendships - there is still a bond that comes from knowing we achieved something very special whenever we meet.

Sports Do the Predators still have a chance to beat the Penguins?
Author: 0 Do the Predators still have a chance to beat the Penguins?

Country singer Alan Jackson will play a free concert on Lower Broadway on Saturday before the first home game in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final . And while the Predators desperately need Rinne to rebound and return to form, they also need a way to keep Guentzel, who has three goals in the series , off the scoresheet.

Author: 0 British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand itinerary

Owen Farrell insists the British and Irish Lions are heading to New Zealand confident they have the firepower to tame the All Blacks. Such were the days when touring sides really got into the communities. Later in life when asked about my given names - Barry John - I would often tell people I was named after the Welsh first five, even though I was born four years before he played his first Test.

Sports Warriors Blow Out Cavaliers 113-91 In Game 1 Of NBA Finals
Author: 0 Warriors Blow Out Cavaliers 113-91 In Game 1 Of NBA Finals

Let's start with that . Golden State took 61 shots in the first half compared to 43 by the Cavaliers . The Warriors might be too much of a good thing, which could prompt viewers to reach for the remote, which is not the kind of drama the league has been pitching.

Author: 0 Whoa, Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay Used To Date Kevin Durant In College?!

Kevin Durant and " The Bachelorette " Rachel Lindsay are now both on ABC trying to get a ring - but apparently their paths crossed long before. Durant only spent one year as a Longhorn, at the age of 18, before entering the 2007 NBA Draft and being selected second by the SuperSonics.

Sports Thursday marks Pens' silver anniversary of back-to-back Stanley Cup wins
Author: 0 Thursday marks Pens' silver anniversary of back-to-back Stanley Cup wins

This season, Saros posted a 10-8-3 record as the Predators backup goaltender, recording his lone shutout on December 30 against the St. Louis Blues . "There's a stretch they're able to gain some momentum, able to capitalize and be opportunistic and that swung two games in their favor", he said. Saros' .923 save percentage sat slighty above Rinne's.918 mark for the season and he averaged 2.35 goals against per game to Rinne's 2.43.

Sports Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper Ejected After Throwing Punches in Sunday's Win
Author: 0 Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper Ejected After Throwing Punches in Sunday's Win

Cody Bellinger, Kike Hernandez hit 3-run homers as Los Angeles Dodgers sweep Chicago Cubs with 9-4 win. "You never want to get suspended or anything like, but sometimes you just got to go and get them and can't hesitate", Harper said . It took three large teammates to drag the agitated Strickland off the field after the fracas, which featured a brief toe-to-toe between the combatants, both landing glancing blows to each other's face.

Author: 0 Warriors roll in Game 1 win vs Cavs

Fellow superstar Stephen Curry scored 28 points for the Warriors , who their extended their flawless playoffs streak this season to 13-0, an National Basketball Association record. That not only extends the best start in any single postseason in National Basketball Association history, it would tie the league mark for consecutive playoff wins.

Sports Golden State Warriors dominate Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors dominate Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91

Golden State was up 60-52 at the half, and that was despite shooting 19-of-34 at the rim in the first half and being 3-of-13 from three. Durant finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, didn't commit a single turnover and spent much of the night guarding James on the defensive end in an impressive return to the Finals stage five years after his only previous trip with Oklahoma City.

Author: 0 Juventus different to 2015, Allegri warns Real Madrid

He later joined Real Madrid from Juventus in 2001 and lifted the Champions League title with the Spanish club in 2003. "In 2015 we reached the Final deservedly, but not with the belief we've got now, as Juventus were coming off a few years where we struggled in the Champions League ".