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Author: 0 Warriors sprint to 2-0 lead in NBA Finals with another rout

The Warriors squandered a 3-1 lead to the Cavs a year ago to miss a repeat. And if Golden State can sweep the great LeBron James and the defending champions, we have to have a larger discussion after we proclaim that they capped the best postseason run in National Basketball Association history.

Author: 0 With Trump announcement, America becomes a climate change pariah

On Thursday, the White House had tweeted , "The Paris Accord is a bad deal for Americans", and linked to a video which said the agreement "undermines" US competitiveness and jobs, was "badly negotiated" by former president Barack Obama and "accomplishes little".

Sports Teams with most European trophies: Real Madrid top the pile
Author: 0 Teams with most European trophies: Real Madrid top the pile

Bale, however, insists he is fully committed to Madrid and is revelling in a third winners' medal in Europe's top competition since he joined from Tottenham in 2013. I get to say that every year. "I am happy, these are good moments". "Another legendary Madrid " was the headline in El Pais , where the match report commended Zidane's achievement in getting his squad to set aside their egos and work together to secure the club's first La Liga and the European Cup double since 1958.

Sports Barcelona Midfielder's Agent Claims Player Is 'Going Nowhere' & Will Fulfill His Contract
Author: 0 Barcelona Midfielder's Agent Claims Player Is 'Going Nowhere' & Will Fulfill His Contract

The 30-year-old midfielder was brought by Luis Enrique from Atletico Madrid in the summer of 2015 after the Catalans agreed to pay €34m (£29.6m, $38.2m) plus add-ons for his services. "Arda is not going anywhere", Bulut is quoted as saying by Milliyet. Per the source, the Turkish worldwide is prepared to join the Premier League giants but the two clubs are still in talks over over a transfer fee.

Sports Oregon tops LSU 4-1, will play Oklahoma in WCWS semifinals
Author: 0 Oregon tops LSU 4-1, will play Oklahoma in WCWS semifinals

Having sidestepped elimination from the 2017 Women's College World Series once already Saturday, the third-seeded Oregon Ducks face a quick turnaround before a 6:30 p.m. "We kind of get used to that as a team, and I think it's more beneficial to our team than it is to other teams because other teams don't get rain delays like we do".

Author: 0 Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana Grande, Praises Manchester Benefit Concert

Like most of the United Kingdom, you probably spent last night watching Ariane Grande's One Love Manchester concert , in tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack. About an hour into the concert, Grande's manager Scooter Braun came on stage to do the honours before introducing the singer. "But love conquers fear and love conquers hate, and this love you chose will give you strength and it's our greatest power".

Author: 0 Warriors take 2-0 Finals lead

The Cavaliers got off to a better start in Game 2 of the NBA Finals tonight, but still trail the Golden State Warriors 40-34 after one quarter. The best-of-seven series now shifts to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 Wednesday. Combined fast break points in Game 2. This is his third championship series, and while he helped Golden State to the 2015 title, he struggled to close last year's finals, hobbled with a knee injury (among others).

Sports I've one more shot at Champions League before retirement, Buffon insists
Author: 0 I've one more shot at Champions League before retirement, Buffon insists

However, I remain proud of being part of this group. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "It has been a spectacular year thanks to you and in the end we won the double". "The only criticism I could make is that after the second goal we should have stayed in the game mentally to make sure we still had chances". After the great final Real Madrid played against Juventus , there are many topics to cover.

Author: 0 Warriors' Kerr will coach against Cavs in game two

That is to say the Warriors head coach returned to the bench after a 46-day absence because of back pain that flared up in the second game of Golden State's first-round series. Kerr had undergone a procedure to fix a spinal fluid leak on May 5 at Duke University but was not well enough to return until Sunday. "I feel like it's back where it was before the Portland series", Kerr said.

Sports Game 2: Warriors 132, Cavaliers 113 (final)
Author: 0 Game 2: Warriors 132, Cavaliers 113 (final)

Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter. The Warriors topped 51 percent shooting from the field-the seventh time in 14 playoff games they've shot that well-and made 42 percent of their threes. OAKLAND , Calif. (AP) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed home in a familiar spot after the first two games of the NBA Finals .

Author: 0 The Finals Stat: Game 2 -- Pace favors the Warriors

Already 2-0 down in the series, James got a little testy when asked if Cleveland had to defend home court in the next two games. Durant had a team-high 33 points with 13 rebounds and Curry matched LeBron's triple-double with his own of 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.

Sports Simona Halep charges into French Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Simona Halep charges into French Open quarter-finals

She said after the match, "I was expecting a very tough game. They gave me the energy to fight". This is the first time Suarez has lost on clay against Halep , who is keeping her momentum after winning in Madrid and reaching the final in Rome, reports Efe.

Sports Lions stutter to opening victory
Author: 0 Lions stutter to opening victory

Gatland has already said all 41 members of the squad will get a chance to play in the opening three games but on Saturday several players failed to make the most of their opportunity, notably Ireland flyhalf Johnny Sexton . Faletau shrugged off praise for his vital tackle, before admitting his dad will now tell him to refocus quickly on the Lions' next challenges - starting with the Blues at Eden Park on Wednesday.

Sports Fired-up Predators rout Penguins
Author: 0 Fired-up Predators rout Penguins

Although the Penguins may have failed to score a few goals, Guentzel scored the lone goal for the team in the first period. Mattias Ekholm and Patric Hornqvist were given 10-minute misconducts, and Matt Irwin shoved Matt Cullen from behind, irritating Kessel.

Sports Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 Svitolina advances to French Open quarterfinals

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her fourth round match against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro. Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova and Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina advanced to the women's singles fourth round of the French Open tennis championships, after defeating Germany's Carina Witthoeft and Poland's Magda Linette here on Sunday.

Author: 0 Draymond Green: 'Going over the edge' won't win me a championship

I'd be lying if I said I don't feel a little bit nervous picking against LeBron James , but I just think the Warriors have too much talent. "Five blocks tonight and even more shots at the rim that he caused them to miss or alter". "We have to defend, try to make it tough, knowing they have great scorers". Kerr, battling pain issues and complications from back surgery that knocked him out in the first round, was back on the Warriors bench with the intention of coaching the remainder of ...

Sports Returning Real Madrid received as living 'legends'
Author: 0 Returning Real Madrid received as living 'legends'

Now 32, most of the tricks are on show only in the warm up as he concentrates his efforts on that instinct and killer touch that all truly great strikers possess and that have helped him plunder at least 40 goals in each of the last seven seasons.

Sports Is Tiger Wood a good role model?
Author: 0 Is Tiger Wood a good role model?

In the video Woods is inside the Blood Alcohol Testing Center. "There's so many comments, so many opinions". Woods was arrested early Monday morning when officers came upon his 2015 Mercedes on the side of a busy street in Jupiter. According to TMZ, medications http://www.tmz.com/2017/05/30/tiger-woods-dui-arrest-drugs-field-sobriety-police-report/ on the report include Solarex, Vicodin , Torix and Vioxx with a note that he had not taken Vioxx this year.

Author: 0 Johnson wins at Dover for 11th time

He jumped - he's the leader, he's supposed to jump first. "I don't think anybody intends for a wheel to fly off", Stevens said when that was mentioned to him. Jimmie Johnson was second at the end of stage two after starting the race in back. Busch ran a fast lap of 158.954 miles per hour during Friday's qualifying to edge Martin Truex Jr., who topped at 158.877.

Sports Forever young Ronaldo 'very happy' after Real Madrid's CL win
Author: 0 Forever young Ronaldo 'very happy' after Real Madrid's CL win

Real's opening goal from Ronaldo came from a devastating counter attack. I think it's the best second half we've had this season. "It's a tremendous joy for the players, for this enormous club and I am happy because it is not easy to win things like La Liga and the Champions League ", he said .

Sports 'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid
Author: 0 'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

However, with Modric's steadying influence increasing, the tide turned in favour of Zinedine Zidane's side and they stormed to victory, firing more goals past Buffon than the three he had conceded in the rest of the tournament. Gonzalo Higuain worked Keylor Navas twice, while Miralem Pjanic's snappy half-volley forced the Madrid goalkeeper into a smart one-handed save.

Sports Rihanna And NBA Star LeBron James Rumored To Be Dating Secretly
Author: 0 Rihanna And NBA Star LeBron James Rumored To Be Dating Secretly

More than anything, the three-time National Basketball Association champion thinks the hate crime is a cruel reminder of how "racism will always be a part of the world" and that "being Black in America is tough". Pachulia is back and ready to go after missing two games in the Western Conference finals with a heel injury. "And, you know, hate in America, especially for African Americans, is living every day", he said.

Sports Ronaldo Reveals What Zidane Told Real At HT
Author: 0 Ronaldo Reveals What Zidane Told Real At HT

It was Zidane who provided the inspiration for Madrid's first La Liga and Champions League double since 1958. Allegri has built Juventus's success (this season was their fifth consecutive league title) on tactical versatility and adaptability, as he showed this season by changing his formation on several occasions.

Author: 0 Nazarbayev extends condolences to President of Afghanistan over deadly Kabul attack

The Haqqani Network is believed to be behind the Kabul blast. "We strongly condemn the terrorist blast in Kabul ". A spokesman for Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has told CNN the ministry will respond later Thursday. Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah vowed to destroy the terrorists. "So far our effort has not been fruitful", he added. Nine Afghan guards working for a US -contracted security company were also killed.

Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann reveals reason he stayed at Atletico Madrid

The French forward was heavily linked with an £86m move to Manchester United this summer. The Red Devils have subsequently cooled their interest and Griezmann told French television show Telefoot on Sunday that he recognised that it is now a "hard time" for Atletico.

Sports Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links
Author: 0 Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links

A key move for Madrid in its European resurgence was the signing of Ronaldo from Manchester United in 2009, a transfer that took the team to another level. But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. He said: "We are disappointed".

Sports Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win
Author: 0 Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win

That's the message Denver Post sportswriter Terry Frei tweeted Sunday. But for Terry Frei , an award-winning sports writer for The Denver Post , all that celebration meant nothing. "I fouled up", he wrote. ( Helio Castroneves , we're looking at you.) So what can we take away from all of this? "It's a close-knit group and I thank everybody for that", Dixon said.

Author: 0 England call up Finn to replace Woakes

The 28-year-old Finn was part of England's ODI squad for the tour to the West Indies in March and was a surprising omission from the original Champions Trophy squad. "I think we are 20 to 30 runs short, especially on that sort of wicket", ESPNcricinfo quoted Mortaza as saying. I've played a lot of ODIs. He said: "I will rehab it as well as I can".

Author: 0 Rain, lightning turn Coca-Cola 600 into even longer marathon

Kyle Larson was knocked out of the race after hitting the outside wall when a tire went down. Alexander was clearly not timid, though, and did his job to perfection to help him and his new driver get off to a great start. "So, I had to fight back through some of that, but we still had a look at a win on fuel strategy and I don't even know where we finished". "We are leaning on (the No.

Sports Italian fans hurt in Turin square stampede
Author: 0 Italian fans hurt in Turin square stampede

They certainly don't, as the Portuguese star scored 16 goals in his last ten games and a remarkable ten goals across the quarter, semi and final of this year's Champions League - all of which brought him to 42 goals across all competitions.

Author: 0 Light winds postpone America's Cup racing in Bermuda

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill forced a penalty on New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling at the start of their race and built an early lead. Oracle Team USA won the qualifiers and, with that victory, go into the America's Cup Match, presented by Louis Vuitton with a valuable point already banked.

Sports Lanka's stand-in captain Tharanga suspended for two matches
Author: 0 Lanka's stand-in captain Tharanga suspended for two matches

South Africa's success in this tournament rests on Tahir: a force of nature who works in mysterious ways yet with all the mystique of a bazooka. He was eventually run out for 103 (115 balls, 5 fours and 2 sixes) but not before he had shared a second-wicket record stand with Faf du Plessis (75 off 70 balls, 6 fours) for the Proteas against Sri Lanka of 145 which was one better than the previous best of 144 he had shared with Jacques Kallis.

Sports Rumor Report: Are The Lakers Passing On Lonzo Ball?
Author: 0 Rumor Report: Are The Lakers Passing On Lonzo Ball?

If the Lakers select De'Aaron Fox and the 76ers take Issac (or at least trade out of the spot and the team they trade with selects Issac), then Phoenix will have the surprising and hard decision between Lonzo and Jackson (and wouldn't THAT be the most interesting draft decision the franchise has made in many years).

Sports Nadal, Djokovic advance to last-8, on course to meet in semis
Author: 0 Nadal, Djokovic advance to last-8, on course to meet in semis

Despite their many years on tour, the two have faced just one time in competitive ATP singles action. That being said, he will have a very tough test in the quarterfinals if he makes it. Against Raonic, Carreno Busta was within a point of victory three times while serving for the match and leading 5-4 in the fifth set. Former No.

Author: 0 Lions Labour To Beat Barbarians In Tour Opener

The match prompted some to compare the current Lions team with their 1966 predecessors, who are the only Lions to have lost the opening match in New Zealand and are regarded as the worst to have toured here. "So we're going to have to create the momentum game on game and improve going into the Test matches, so it's 15 new guys starting and an opportunity to put our hands up to raise the standards week on week and game on game".

Author: 0 Drone and Bat Sensor set to revolutionise cricket at Champions Trophy

Holders India and Australia, twice Champions Trophy winners, are among the favourites, along with South Africa who won the inaugural tournament in 1998. "Every player in this tournament will want the same, because ICC events are a great opportunity to establish yourself", he said. Hussain says that they try to get time out of their professional duties to decorate this bus for their passion of Pakistan Cricket.

Author: 0 New Zealand hit foiling high to set up America's Cup showdown

The Kiwis, who came into the day sitting second in the standings, just a point behind Oracle Team USA, started the race in the best possible fashion, timing their pre-start perfectly to out-manoeuvre the Japanese team and race clear from their rivals off the start line.

Sports It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Smith
Author: 0 It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Smith

Australia were 53 for three after nine overs chasing an adjusted total of 235 in 33 overs, when rain came. The pace bowler sent down four further dot balls in his first over to ensure Steve Smith and Moises Henriques started their partnership on the back foot.

Author: 0 Comebacks _ on both sides _ happening for Game 2

It got louder during the formal introductions. Wednesday, June 7: Golden State at Cleveland, 9 p.m. They're going to try to get more offensive rebounds. The fact that going undefeated in the postseason is even a possibility for the Warriors - especially given their opponent in these Finals - is a measure of the team's dominance in these first two games at home, even as they played at something less than their best in both of them.

Sports Marlins' Edinson Volquez tosses first no-hitter of Major League Baseball season
Author: 0 Marlins' Edinson Volquez tosses first no-hitter of Major League Baseball season

Volquez dedicated Saturday's game to former Royals team-mate Yordano Ventura , who died in a January auto accident and would have turned 26 on Saturday. The most recent Ma. Since then, he is hitting.347 with 15 homers and 36 RBIs in 41 games. Randall Delgado (1-1) took the loss, allowing six hits, one walk and one run in 5 1/3 innings.

Author: 0 India thrashes Pakistan in Champions Trophy

The moment the rain relented to leave Pakistan 289 to get in 41 overs, it was back to despair for them even though India were a little sloppy in the fielding, dropping two catches, missing a couple of run-outs, and letting the odd ball slide through their reach.

Sports Rex and Rob Ryan appear to get in fight at Nashville bar
Author: 0 Rex and Rob Ryan appear to get in fight at Nashville bar

Rob was sporting a Clemson T-shirt on Sunday. If you're wondering what they're doing in Nashville, Rex lives there and is a Nashville Predators season-ticket holder. Rob Ryan comes to his brother's defense, lunging for the man and putting his hand up to his neck, tilting his head back against the wall. They were fired December 27.

Author: 0 I will never be a striker - Ronaldo warns Zidane

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos showed the best and worst of his game in the Champions League final on Saturday, finishing it by holding the trophy aloft minutes after his simulation led to a red card for Juventus substitute Juan Cuadrado .

Sports Celtics Visit Cavaliers Tuesday Down 2-1
Author: 0 Celtics Visit Cavaliers Tuesday Down 2-1

I told him I channeled my inner IT, and he kind of laughed a little bit", said Marcus Smart , who started in Thomas' place and engineered the Celtics' second half comeback from a 21-point deficit. Yes, they're better defensively, the Cleveland Cavaliers can't just attack IT in the post anymore if he's not there. The way they responded Tuesday night - particularly on the defensive end - is a good sign for their prospects of wrapping up their third straight Eastern Conference crown on ...

Sports Hassan aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart
Author: 0 Hassan aims to top Champions Trophy bowling chart

Rubel Hossain and Taskin Ahmed are the ones vying for a shot in the playing XI, with Rubel the more impressive bowler in the warm-up games. Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers due to their current form and the pace-friendly conditions in England which will host the Champions Trophy from June 1 to 18.

Author: 0 Australia v New Zealand latest

Kane Williamson of New Zealand is run out by Pat Cummins of Australia during the ICC Champions Trophy match between Australia and New Zealand at Edgbaston. Williamson's ninth one-day worldwide ton was a typically assured knock, featuring eight fours and three sixes before he was run out in the 40th over.

Sports Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
Author: 0 Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

The Frenchwoman threw in seven double faults in set three (and fourteen in the final two sets) but was able to save each of the three break points she faced and limited Muguruza to only three winners in the stanza. She broke down in tears during her post-match speech to the crowd, which regaled her with chants of her nickname, "Kiki!" Mladenovic, who lost the Stuttgart final against German Laura Siegemund in what she described as "extremely tough" conditions, said the support of the home ...