Sports

Author: 0 Why LeBron skipped Game 2 press conference

By the way, Curry finished with a triple-double - 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists - with five of his points coming after the so-called nap. Beginning with two blowouts, the finals haven't been very interesting at all, but everything surrounding the games has certainly been the exact opposite.

Author: 0 Gasquet retires against Monfils at French Open

I was going to try and just get through the first round and hopefully feel better each day. Fognini briefly rallied in the third set for three break points in the sixth game. A distraught Del Potro was slumped on the net after losing the breaker, world number one Murray having saved four set points to take the wind out of the Argentinian's sails.

Sports Seahawks sign QB, but it's not Colin Kaepenick
Author: 0 Seahawks sign QB, but it's not Colin Kaepenick

The Seahawks worked out a number of quarterbacks in recent weeks, and the most high-profile of them was Colin Kaepernick. The team waived quarterback Jake Heaps . Davis has bounced around the league the past few seasons. The former TCU standout played sparingly last season after signing as an undrafted free agent, completing 13 of 18 passes for 145 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

Sports Holloway stops Aldo in 3rd, wins UFC featherweight belt
Author: 0 Holloway stops Aldo in 3rd, wins UFC featherweight belt

This weekend's main event pairing between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway is a flawless example of a fight that is absolutely fascinating, but still not enough to resonate with anyone outside of the MMA bubble. Holloway (18-3-0), who entered the fight as the interim featherweight champion, weathered an early storm in the first round, stung by big shots by Aldo (26-3-0) who surprisingly did not use much of his patented leg kicks.

Author: 0 NBA Finals roundup: LeBron, Curry make triple-double history

In the third quarter of the Golden State Warriors' 132-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night, Curry dribbled around trying to make a play, in the process forcing James to chase him from the three-point line into the paint.

Author: 0 Cavs look to even series against Warriors Sunday night

The Golden State Warriors are hoping for better shooting while the Cleveland Cavaliers are seeking sharper play pretty much across the board in the wake of Golden State's 113-91 triumph in Game 1 on Thursday. "I wanted to string together a few good days and I did that". At the time of his news conference, Kerr said he hadn't informed his players of his decision.

Sports Murray into French Open QF with 650th career win
Author: 0 Murray into French Open QF with 650th career win

Nishikori beat Murray in a dramatic five-setter 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 a year ago to reach the semifinals at Flushing Meadows. His ability to play long points and get into the grind has been impressive and should leave him in good stead against Murray.

Author: 0 The NBA is taking over @Instagram for Game 2 of the Finals

They wore the black shirts while winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals previous year, and will try the look again Sunday against Golden State. "We have encouraged those companies to work with our content, to find new ways to connect their users directly into the National Basketball Association, whether it's through our players, whether it's through our teams or through the league office", he said.

Sports Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia
Author: 0 Bangladesh opt to bat against Australia

The cricketing tournament which is played every two years witnessed an fantastic India vs Pakistan yesterday. While Australia will be expected to take maximum points against Bangladesh at The Oval, history suggests Smith's side shouldn't underestimate its unheralded opponent.

Author: 0 Kerr return adds gloss to big win for unstoppable Warriors

Naturally, in a critical game, James played like the NBA's best player, finishing with a triple-double. It was one of the most complete Finals games he's ever played, and that catalog is reasonably extensive by now. "But it's definitely great to see him over there and have him talking in the timeouts and out there leading us". Cavaliers star James, in his seventh consecutive NBA Finals , said being more physical "has always been something we talk about so we look forward to seeing ...

Author: 0 Beating Pakistan shows we can retain Trophy, says India's Virat Kohli

When Yuvraj departed lbw to Hasan it led to another upping of the ante, Kohli unfurling some imperious strokes and Hardik Pandya (20no) launcing Imad for three sixes in as many balls in the final over. The promising Babar Azam - touted as Pakistan's answer to Virat Kohli - seemed decidedly ordinary during his 12-ball stay in the middle, scoring just eight runs before a superb reflex catch by Ravindra Jadeja off Umesh Yadav's bowling ensured his departure.

Sports Cavs move within one win of rematch
Author: 0 Cavs move within one win of rematch

The defending National Basketball Association champions, who shot 71 percent in the second half, opened a 3-1 lead in the series and can wrap up their third straight conference title - and a "three-match" against the Warriors - with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston .

Sports Curry, Durant lead Warriors
Author: 0 Curry, Durant lead Warriors

After all, the Cavaliers lost the first two games of last year's Finals at Oakland , but came back to win the series in seven games, including the decisive Game 7 on Golden State's home floor. He had said all along that he would not return to the bench until he had strung together several "good days" in a row. I get a sinking feeling, a sad feeling, watching losses happen even during the three years where Lebron won the three titles that he captured.

Sports Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan
Author: 0 Kohli in awe of Yuvraj's performance against Pakistan

The Pakistan bowling firepower has in the past been a major factor in successes against India but it appeared that a combination of some loose bowling and fielding errors where two crucial catches of Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli were spilt seem to take the wind out of Pakistan's sails.

Author: 0 LeBron wants 'much better' from Cavs in Finals

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists , but matching an National Basketball Association record with his eighth triple-double in the Finals was a small consolation as the Cavaliers suffered a second successive heavy defeat.

Author: 0 Draymond shocked at Durant's defensive numbers from Game 2

While James has delivered - he had a triple-double Sunday night in Game 2 - it hasn't been almost enough against the superstar-laden Golden State Warriors . "Steph made a great move, got by him and finished". That was a huge play for us ... "He missed some chippies - ones he's so accustomed to making". Kyrie Irving scored 24 points in the opener and Love had a big day in Game 2, but starters Tristan Thompson and J.R.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Mohd Kaif mocks Pakistan for their fielding vs India

The Pakistan skipper committed a tactical hara-kiri and handed India a decisive initial advantage which was perfectly converted by the Indians into a massive 124-run victory. "If Pakistan Army continues to abet infiltrations and cause trans-LC firings, Indian Army will take appropriate retaliatory actions", the Army said in a statement, sharing details of the conversation between Bhatt and his Pakistani counterpart, Maj Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza.

Sports Champions Trophy: 'Not taking pressure for India clash'
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: 'Not taking pressure for India clash'

Even Dinesh Karthik used the opportunity against Bangladesh brilliantly", said Laxman. Sehwag continued his sarcasm while congratulating India's Womens team saying "Congratulations for defeating Pakistan by 7 wickets in Women's World Cup qualifier 2017".

Sports Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme
Author: 0 Zidane joy as Madrid reign supreme

Madrid played an incredible 60 games this season in all competitions - managing to score in all of them... the only team in Europe's "Big Five" leagues to manage the feat. Bale made just 17 league starts for Madrid in 2016-17 after undergoing ankle surgery late previous year. Ronaldo scored twice in the final, finishing the season with 16 goals in his last 10 games.

Sports Panthers coach says Cam Newton to begin throwing next week
Author: 0 Panthers coach says Cam Newton to begin throwing next week

But it's another step in Newton's rehab, which Rivera says remains on schedule. He set up the post by saying, "Cam forgot to invite us to his birthday getaway so we didn't invite him to our camping trip". According to a team release at the time, Newton would not be allowed to throw for 12 weeks and wouldn't throw with the team for 16 weeks. Newton will start by throwing on a side field away from team drills under the supervision of head athletic trainer Ryan Vermillion.

Author: 0 Golden State takes 2-0 lead with 132-113 win

But the underlying reality is this: The Cavs' margin for error against the Golden State Warriors is nil, and that point was blasted home as the Warriors took a 2-0 lead with a 132-113 win. They got no production off their bench, and it was all down to LeBron, with Kyrie Irving , Tristan Thompson and Kevin Love also struggling throughout the match.

Author: 0 Warriors will way to win

On offense, LeBron had the ball but there was a lot of 3/4 pick-and-roll with Kevin Love and he had a quick 9 points as the Warriors struggled to stop it. Curry wore his emotions for everybody to see, willing the unblemished Warriors even when Cleveland went on a third-quarter run after that play .

Sports Luka Modric revels in Real Madrid's Champions League and La Liga success
Author: 0 Luka Modric revels in Real Madrid's Champions League and La Liga success

His career goal tally in club and worldwide soccer now stands at 600. "Zidane gave us a very positive halftime team talk and told us he really believed in us", the Portuguese added. Madrid's supremacy was clear in the second half. CHAMPIONS League victor Isco has called for an extension to his Real Madrid contract, saying 'There's no better place to play football'.

Sports James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub
Author: 0 James Rodriguez to leave after Champions League final snub

He later became assistant coach and was promoted to first-team helmsman from the reserves in January 2016. "This year was fantastic again, last year was incredible too". "I love football. I have the chance to be with this great club, with this great squad". Next year it's going to be even more hard. The Brazilian cushioned a volley inside to Higuain and the striker helped it on to Mario Mandzukic , who - with his back to goal - didn't seem to have much on.ring and added to it later on to ...

Author: 0 Warriors coach Kerr returns for Game 2

After struggling a bit in a four-game sweep of in in the first round, Cleveland turned it on against Toronto and Boston. He missed the first 43 games of the 2016 season, a stretch where the Warriors started an NBA-record 26-0 and finished 39-4 in Kerr's absence.

Sports Turkey ruling party elects Erdogan as chairman
Author: 0 Turkey ruling party elects Erdogan as chairman

A pair of senators who oversee the US foreign aid budget added to the pressure with a letter to Turkey's ambassador warning there could be fiscal repercussions if Ankara fails to punish the bodyguards responsible. Turkey's written protest also reportedly "requested that the US authorities conduct 'a full investigation of this diplomatic incident '". Ankara protests against "aggressive and unprofessional" acts of USA personnel towards foreign minister's team last week.

Author: 0 Steph Curry's Redemption Tour Begins Today With Latest Shoe

Kevin Durant led all in scoring with 38 points, but Steph Curry was on fire in his own right, tallying 28 points and 10 assists. Hey, Curry might finally have himself a good-looking shoe. Drew admitted he was nervous to see how Curry played in the new shoe Thursday night, but he was happy with how the shoe looked and the early reception on social media.

Sports NBA's Golden State in rare territory
Author: 0 NBA's Golden State in rare territory

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals on June 4, 2017 in Oakland, California . Thompson entered the game shooting 36.6 percent, the lowest figured among any Warriors player averaging more than 10 minutes a game. Golden State equaled its four turnovers from Game 1 in the initial 5:12.

Author: 0 Unbeaten Warriors living up to NBA 'Superteam' label

The Warriors answered by signing former Most Valuable Player Durant, adding a powerful forward to 3-point sharpshooters Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry , a two-time NBA MVP, and top rebounder Draymond Green . But even with James playing like that, Kevin Love tossing in 15 points the Warriors committing 13 turnovers - more than triple the amount they had in all of Game 1 - Golden State still led 67-64 at halftime.

Sports Champions Trophy 2017: Tahir, Amla shine as South Africa beat Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Champions Trophy 2017: Tahir, Amla shine as South Africa beat Sri Lanka

It was Tahir who clinched the game from Sri Lanka in the second innings as he got the wicket of Upul Tharanga who was going well after scoring his half-century. Another run-out from Tharanga removed Chris Morris for 20 but JP Duminy scratched out a handy 38 to leave Sri Lanka needing 300 which, once South Africa had snuffed out that bright start, they never looked like reaching.

Author: 0 Blues Set a 24-Point Margin in Game 1

Coach Laurie Daley was still wary of a Queensland side embracing the underdog tag after losing Matt Scott (knee), Johnathan Thurston (shoulder), Billy Slater (overlooked), Greg Inglis (knee) and Corey Parker (retired). Like they were in game one, Daley's men have been installed as favourites to clinch the series when it resumes at ANZ Stadium on June 21. "This was both.

Author: 0 Red Sox likely replacement for Eduardo Rodriguez injured in minors

This will be his third start in the last four games against the lefty-heavy rotation of the Red Sox . Tillman walked four and gave up six hits, including a solo home run to Andrew Benintendi in the top of the third inning. BALTIMORE (AP) - David Price returned to form against the Baltimore Orioles , and after he was done, the skilled left-hander made this perfectly clear: The best is yet to come.

Sports Real Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo
Author: 0 Real Madrid fans demand Ballon d'Or for hero Ronaldo

Ronaldo Junior dazzled the crowd with an expert drag-back, a turn that beat two players, and a cool finish. Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Madrid overwhelmed Juventus at the Principality Stadium to become the first team to retain the European Cup since AC Milan in 1990.

Author: 0 Curry, Durant batter Cavs in Game 2 blowout

Cavaliers fans aired their frustrations on social media following Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals as LeBron James and Co. fell behind the Golden State Warriors 2-0. Warriors : The Warriors had their first 40-point quarter in the Finals since scoring 41 in the first quarter of Game 6 in 1967 against the 76ers.

Author: 0 James Rodriguez Manchester United transfer: Real Madrid bigwig holds talks

The Frenchman, who himself won the Champions League as a legendary player for Real between 2001 and 2006, has enjoyed spectacular success since taking his first role in senior management just 18 months ago. "It is something special we are doing at the moment and we need to keep going because this moment will not last forever", Modric said. They also claimed the La Liga title in a winning campaign.

Author: 0 Draymond Green back for Warriors with 3 fouls

The Warriors , on the other hand, have gotten key contributions from their four All-Stars: Curry, Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green , as well as from players like Livingston, Andre Iguodala and Zaza Pachulia at times to set an National Basketball Association record with 14 straight postseason wins.

Author: 0 Durant, Curry lead Warriors to rout of Cavs, 2-0 series lead

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr announced about an hour before Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night that he not only was returning to the bench for the game, but also, he hoped, for the rest of the best-of-seven series against the Cleveland Cavaliers .

Author: 0 Durant, Curry too much for Cavs in Game 2

The drama began even before Sunday's game, when Kerr - who had not coached the Warriors' previous 11 games after the lingering symptoms from a botched back surgery nearly two years ago worsened two games into Golden State's first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers - strode into the interview room and declared he was coming back to the sideline in Game 2.

Sports Zimmer returns to Vikings after tending to eye issues
Author: 0 Zimmer returns to Vikings after tending to eye issues

He will be back on the field as the Vikings resume organized team activities Tuesday. All eight of Zimmer's eye surgeries have come since November 1 of past year, and the final one led to him reluctantly agreeing to take time away from the team.

Author: 0 Warriors dominate Cavaliers again, take 2-0 series lead

James , of course, had his moments, too, tying Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles in National Basketball Association history and impressing soccer star Neymar Jr. LeBron's play in Game 2 could very well be lost in the shuffle of the Warriors win and the god-awful LeBron hot takes we all know are coming. The difference, of course, is Kevin Durant , who after two games is the clubhouse leader for Most Valuable Player in the series.

Author: 0 Defending champions Djokovic and Muguruza among French Open winners

Was not an easy opponent in the first round, obviously. Trading baseline rallies in the second set, the duo exchanged breaks to leave Paire leading 4-3. - Spaniard Fernando Verdasco beat young German Alexander Zverev 6-4 3-6 6-4 6-2 to set up a second round encounter with Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

Sports Kerr returns to coach Warriors after missing 11 NBA games
Author: 0 Kerr returns to coach Warriors after missing 11 NBA games

In Game 2 the Cavs made the Warriors earn their points. "We have to defend our home court and we are in the same position that we were in previous year", Love said. "So we got to just keep going, keep our foot on the gas and keep getting better every day". Yet, there were still flaws. And despite his points tally, Irving had an off night.

Author: 0 London installs protective barriers on bridges

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick has vowed that officers will "step up a gear" in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack. Former vice president and 2000 Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore said on CNN's "State of the Union: "I don't think that a major terrorist attack like this is the time to be divisive and to criticize a mayor who's trying to organize his city's response to this attack".

Author: 0 London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

In March, a British convert to Islam ran down people with a vehicle on Westminster Bridge, killing four before fatally stabbing a police officer on Parliament's grounds. Trump said he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer U.S. assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and bring the guilty to justice.

Sports Celtic set to step up Hayes interest
Author: 0 Celtic set to step up Hayes interest

Celtic's offer could also see 22-year-old midfielder Ryan Christie go the other way to Pittodrie. Hopes of the Dons also securing Gary Mackay-Steven as part of the deal appeared less likely because he is believed to be keener on going out on loan to the English Championship, with Sheffield United reported to be among those keen on the 26-year-old.