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Author: 0 Warriors storm back, take lead in 2nd quarter

The Cavaliers must pull a second straight upset just to get there, one that will be more hard with the Warriors returning to Oracle Arena. Intercepting an errant Stephen Curry pass, James raced the length of the court on a fast break.

Sports Alvaro Morata's agent reveals a 'very important offer' from Manchester United
Author: 0 Alvaro Morata's agent reveals a 'very important offer' from Manchester United

United agreed a deal to sign Swedish centre-back Victor Lindelof last weekend so Mourinho has now turned his attention to strengthening his attacking options with Morata emerging as a prime target. Lopez also confirmed AC Milan were interested in Morata until they made a decision to sign Porto striker Andre Silva. Lopez told www. calciomercato .com of United: "It's a club with a lot of charm, a very interesting option".

Sports Asian interest in buying Newcastle from Mike Ashley
Author: 0 Asian interest in buying Newcastle from Mike Ashley

Renewed attempts have been made since the club were promoted back to the Premier League in May and it has been enough to tempt Ashley to do some sort of deal. I need to prepare for next season. Mitrovic has had an inconsistent time at St James' Park since his £14.5m switch from Anderlecht in July 2015. The 22-year-old has provided glimpses of the potential he has shown more readily in a Serbia shirt.

Sports Rashid Latif targets Virender Sehwag after India's defeat to Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Rashid Latif targets Virender Sehwag after India's defeat to Sri Lanka

Known for his witty one-liners and sarcasm, it was Sehwag who kick-started the debate after India dealt a meaty blow to the Pakistanis in the group match, defeated their arch-rivals by 124 runs (D/L) to win the rain-interrupted encounter. The former Pakistani player dragged the Chennai test in 1999 where Pakistan's spin bowler Saqlain Mushtaq crushed the Indian batting. "Then you will understand about whom you have passed comments".

Author: 0 LeBron James dunks on Kevin Durant in Game 5

Ahead of Game 5, Warriors coach Steve Kerr was asked about the pressure the Warriors are feeling, and he perfectly explained why the Cavaliers should be more nervous. The "what" is easier than the "how". OAKLAND, Calif . - Pushing, shoving, trash talk, a general disdain for the opponent: Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue can't get enough of it.

Author: 0 WV contestants pass preliminary rounds but don't advance at spelling bee

An eighth-grader at the Friends School of Portland, Zarin was the first of 291 spellers to approach the microphone Wednesday morning and receive a word from pronouncer Jacques Bailly. During the sixth round of the 90th annual Spelling Bee today, Iyer, wearing a bright red shirt and jeans, extended his arms in excitement and breathed a sigh of relief when he heard his word: attentat.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Kevin Durant had 39 points on 20 shots, plus had seven rebounds. With their backs to the wall and all the momentum against them, the Cleveland Cavaliers came out last Friday and absolutely dominated the Golden State Warriors . Durant wants his teammates to play Warriors basketball and not get overawed by the stage. Kyrie Irving scored 26 points, J.R. Smith added 25 and Tristan Thompson had 15.

Sports 'Anushka is lucky for me,' says Virat Kohli
Author: 0 'Anushka is lucky for me,' says Virat Kohli

Surprisingly, when I became the Test captain then also she was in Melbourne with me. "I was in Mohali for a Test series (against England in November 2016) and Anushka had come to visit me". When they hung up the phone and I told her, for me it was like a flashback for a minute from playing in my academy till the Mohali game. The Indian cricketer reveals why the actress is lucky for him.

Sports Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals
Author: 0 Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals

NBA Finals 2017 Game 5 goes back to Oracle Arena and the Golden State Warriors are hard pressed to score a win come tip off time set at 9:00 PM ET. Cleveland's hot shooting countered a Warriors surge, and the Cavs ended the first period with consecutive baskets on their last two offensive trips.

Sports Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title
Author: 0 Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

The youngster then conceded her own serve in the very next game to give Halep the first set. When she drilled a final backhand victor down the line, she dropped her racket to the clay and held her arms aloft in delight and disbelief. She hit a staggering 245 winners on her way to the final and blasted 54 to Halep's eight, and matched it however with 54 unforced errors on her way to the title.

Author: 0 Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to win title

A key player the past two years because of his relentless rebounding and hard-nosed play, Thompson had been mostly invisible the first three games with just 11 rebounds. "Man, he's freaking awesome". A critical move on that play was a non-call against Durant who appeared to foul James on the score. "But once you get that first, no matter what anybody says from now on in your career, they can't take away from you being a champion".

Author: 0 Someone just paid $133000 for two tickets to game 5

We have to be physical". "If it's talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". And these two teams are in the same situation again, with the Cavaliers down 3-1, heading to Oakland for Game 5 .

Author: 0 De Villiers confident of leading South Africa in 2019 World Cup

In order to gain the support of the public, he followed up his congratulatory tweet with another one where he mentioned about "reverse psychology". In one of the biggest turning points of India's match against South Africa today (June 11), a comedy of errors resulted in David Miller returning to the pavilion run-out, nearly immediately after his captain got out in the same fashion.

Sports Fujifilm flags bigger loss from improper accounting at overseas units
Author: 0 Fujifilm flags bigger loss from improper accounting at overseas units

The both subsidiaries are sales units of Fujifilm subsidiary Fuji Xerox Co. Too much leeway had been given to Fuji Xerox to follow different practices from its parent company because the unit had helped support Fujifilm's bottom line as the company tried to reinvent itself in response to the digital revolution, said Kenji Sukeno, Fujifilm's president and chief operating Officer.

Sports Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass
Author: 0 Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

It is hard to compare this tournament to any other. The French Open is over for another year, with Rafael Nadal and Jelena Ostapenko emerging victorious. But this conversation, the GOAT, the greatest of all time, this fun conversation, this mythical title that tennis fans have really taken to, it now is very much back on the table.

Sports Earnhardt Jr baffled by lack of success at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Author: 0 Earnhardt Jr baffled by lack of success at Charlotte Motor Speedway

When Jimmie Johnson ran out of gas in the final few laps, the opportunity opened up for the underdog. “Jimmie has come by the auto a couple of times in practice already looking at notes and printing out our driver traces and trying to figure out whatever we can do to help me, ” Earnhardt said.

Author: 0 Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Sixteen years later, the Twins have the first overall pick again. He is 34 years old now and has been showered with praise during his days as an MVP and scorned during the struggles of the past three years. Kyle Wright profile - Recent rumors have the Twins potentially taking this college pitcher first overall. Earlier Monday, McKay won a third consecutive John Olerud Award, given to the NCAA's top two-way player.

Sports Liverpool on the verge of signing Mohamed Salah for €40 million
Author: 0 Liverpool on the verge of signing Mohamed Salah for €40 million

On Monday afternoon there is more news from Italy, via Corriere dello Sport , who reveal that Salah is nearly a Liverpool player. Liverpool are hoping to secure the signature of Mohamed Salah this summer after submitting an improved offer to AS Roma worth £39m including add ons, according to a report in the Express .

Author: 0 NBA Finals Schedule 2017: Game 5 TV Info, Cavaliers vs. Warriors Predictions

OAKLAND , Calif. (AP) - A year ago for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , Golden State general manager Bob Myers sat alongside suspended forward Draymond Green next-door to Oracle Arena in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game. The two-time MVP was held scoreless in the first quarter of a 137-116 loss on Friday, and finished with 14 points on 4-of-13 shooting. The Cavs were shaky early, but got back into it with their defense.

Sports Australia look to find form in ICC Champions Trophy against Bangladesh
Author: 0 Australia look to find form in ICC Champions Trophy against Bangladesh

Mortaza feels that they were lucky in Monday's match as Australia dominated them in every department, he said, "It is a part of the game and you can't do anything about it". The high chance of rain affecting the England-New Zealand match in Cardiff on Tuesday may add to the intrigue. Bangladesh , meanwhile, was let down by poor bowling in the tournament opener against hosts England , losing by eight wickets despite putting up 305 on the board.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

The Warriors have three of the 17, trailing the San Francisco 49ers (five) and Oakland Athletics (four). 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. There has been a lot of talk about whether all this Cleveland-Golden State stuff is good for the National Basketball Association. "At the end of the day, we want to just try to put ourselves in position to play another game".

Sports Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal tops Stan Wawrinka for record 10th Roland Garros title

The nerves and adrenaline I feel on this court is impossible to compare. "But the thing that I am more proud of in my career probably is 2013". As always at Roland Garros , Nadal stood head and shoulders above his competition. Nadal was unable to convert four break points in the fourth game. Nadal's 10th win, he said, was an incredible achievement. "But the closest I was to being in trouble was being 3-1 down (in the second set) against (Benoit) Paire in the first round".

Author: 0 Solanke is MVP as England wins Federation Internationale de Football Association U-21 World Cup

England's team in 2013 - the last time they competed in the event - featured Ross Barkley, John Stones, Harry Kane and Eric Dier. 'To be one of only three Englishmen to have scored in a World Cup finaI is incredible. With 17 minutes to play, the referee pointed to the spot to signal a penalty before immediately referring to the video assistant referee. Woodman makes incredible save from Penaranda penalty What is the Under-20 World Cup? "They won the Under-20s World Cup not so long ago".

Author: 0 Only MLB could separate UVa's Smith, Haseley

Even though he was successful as a pitcher, Haseley said only one team spoke with him about pitching and that was back in the winter. Before Monday night, Virginia had never had two former players become true first-round picks in a single Major League Baseball draft .

Sports Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge
Author: 0 Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge

However, what many will choose to point out when it comes to James is that he's now 3-5 in the NBA Finals . Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. On Sunday, when LeBron was asked about the Warriors place in history considering that Durant joined a 73-win team , the Cavs superstar took a pass, saying that he's going to "give you my opinion on how I can see it from both sides".

Author: 0 Draymond Green's technical foul wasn't a technical foul, or was it?

They were just as confused as everyone else. "Thank God I get to play in Game 5", Green said. "Mike Callahan (the official) told me that the first one they called was on Steve Kerr and I said, 'Well it's right here on the sheet.' The scorer's table people said the same thing, but evidently he said, 'No, it was on Steve Ker, the first one, ' so that was the explanation." Green commented on all of this as well.

Sports Cavs must win tonight or the Warriors are the NBA Champions
Author: 0 Cavs must win tonight or the Warriors are the NBA Champions

But the Cavs point guard still tried to force contact - similar to the way Curry was able to earlier. Last game, in Game 4, I thought that's who we are. Completing a flawless 9-0 run at home during the postseason, the Warriors became the first San Francisco Bay Area team to win a championship at home since the Oakland Athletics won the 1974 World Series.

Sports Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion
Author: 0 Refs take responsibility for technical foul confusion

An interesting claim for Mary to co-sign considering Steph Curry's wife Ayesha took that same stance previous year. Making matters worse was the fact that the third-quarter technical call on Green was a very, very controversial call.

Sports Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe
Author: 0 Zaza won't be suspended after his Game 5 swipe

The Warriors lead the Cavaliers 3-1 and will try to win their second title in three years Monday. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State Warriors smelling a title. Warriors coach Steve Kerr said falling behind decisively early made it tough to free up shots for Curry. Green was just 6 for 16 in Game 4 , and only 1 for 6 from 3-point range.

Sports Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate: England Under-20 glory has 'raised the bar for everybody'

Gareth Southgate says the England Under-20 team have "raised the bar" for the rest of the national setup after their World Cup triumph . The first proper chance came on 17 minutes when Kane - skippering England for the first time - beat the offside trap with lovely control inside Kieran Tierney, but blasted a left-footed half volley over the bar.

Sports Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals officially went off the rails
Author: 0 Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals officially went off the rails

But then it turned out he wasn't ejected? The parallels between this Game 4 - with the Warriors losing their composure and picking up several technicals as a team, not to mention Green's freakish moment where he briefly expected to be ejected - and the one these teams played a year ago were unmistakable.

Author: 0 Apple allows in-app tipping for content creators

To summarize, as the App Store makes the shift to strongly controlled curated content it will become more important than ever to get featured but it might become even more hard to get featured which may impact small/medium developers. To note , companies such as Uber and Waze will continue to receive data about a user's location at a certain point of time as long as the location tracking feature is enabled.

Author: 0 Rays select Brendan McKay with fourth overall pick

When it was Tampa Bay's turn to select with the fourth overall pick, McKay was still there and Tampa Bay quickly scooped him up. During the 2017 season, McKay batted.343 with 17 home runs, 56 RBI, and a.464 on-base percentage. In high school, McKay went 30-2 on the mound and sustained a scoreless-innings streak that reached 72 ⁄3 innings. He is the only player to win the award a few times.

Sports Draymond Green calls out 'rude' Cavs fans after altercation involving his mom
Author: 0 Draymond Green calls out 'rude' Cavs fans after altercation involving his mom

Draymond Green is not too happy with Cleveland Cavaliers fans and it has nothing to do with them booing or heckling him. "It happens every year", said the two-time All-Star. According to TMZ Sports , no arrests were made. Babers-Green said the situation never escalated beyond trash talk until security got involved. Draymond Green wasn't happy that Cavaliers fans heckled his mom in the stands on Wednesday, but he wasn't anxious.

Author: 0 Joe Hart dropped by Gareth Southgate for England's friendly against France

That timely intervention, just moments after two free-kicks by Leigh Griffiths had taken Scotland to the verge of a first win in this fixture in 17 years, maintained England's unbeaten qualifying campaign at the top of Group F. "We did that and it was a real quality finish under pressure to get the point". Suddenly it looked like a bad day at the office for us. "We knew it was going to be tough and credit to them for standing there and getting the two goals, but it was nice to not lose ...

Sports Stokes passed fit for South Africa ODI
Author: 0 Stokes passed fit for South Africa ODI

Tottering at 20-6 inside the first five overs, England crumbled against Rabada (4-39) and Parnell (3-43) in a performance that lasted only 31.1 overs. South Africa made light work of the run chase as the weather conditions improved. He and de Villiers judiciously milked the bowling during the middle overs, putting on 96 before Plunkett struck again with a well-directed short ball that brushed the South Africa captain's glove as he tried to limbo underneath.

Author: 0 Three share lead after two rounds at St Jude Classic

The 32-year-old South African then moved into sole possession of the lead with a birdie on the par-4 second - only to give it back with a bogey on the par-3 eighth. He carded double bogeys on the 18th hole in both the second and third rounds - meaning he played three of his 72 holes at seven-over par. The American found water with his tee shot at the 15th and was four over through six holes, but did find consistency on his back nine with eight consecutive pars to finish his round.

Sports Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cups
Author: 0 Penguins beat Nashville to take home Stanley Cups

Hornqvist's killer blow - which deflected off Pekka Rinne - left Nashville exposed as they chased the game for an equaliser. Nashville challenged for goalie interference, but the goal was upheld. "I think (Evgeni Malkin) comes to mind right away", said Crosby. Though Crosby did not record a point in Sunday's clincher, he had seven for the series, including three assists in Thursday's game five that will serve as yet another defining performance for the world's consensus top player.

Sports Cavs, Warriors will get physical as finals tension boils
Author: 0 Cavs, Warriors will get physical as finals tension boils

The Warriors still have ample chances to win their second title in three seasons over the Cavs, something they failed to do last season. Senior Christopher Golian believed that after losing in game 3, which was the closest game they played in the series, the Cavs would be swept.

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Simona Halep and Jelena Ostapenko reach final

Having battled back from a set and 5-1 down against Elina Svitolina in the quarter-finals, she survived another battle to beat second seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 3-6 6-3, ultimately making her clay-court prowess count. It looked like the same might happen in the third when Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3 but Ostapenko had learned her lesson and clinched victory with a forehand into the corner, her 50th victor.

Author: 0 Teenager Ostapenko shocks Wozniacki to reach last four

Bacsinszky kept her composure in the swirling winds and sealed the first set with an ace. She is also the first teenager to go past the fourth round since Ana Ivanovic did so at the 2007 French Open . Play has been halted again in the women's quarterfinals at the French Open because of rain. French favorite Kristina Mladenovic skidded out of a storm-struck French Open, losing 6-4, 6-4 to Bacsinszky in another rain-interrupted quarterfinal.

Sports Wounded Lions look to Farrell against Crusaders
Author: 0 Wounded Lions look to Farrell against Crusaders

The Lions , in the second week of a 10-match tour, improved on Saturday's 13-7 below-par victory over the New Zealand Barbarians, a team made up of Super Rugby fringe players. The Lions have refused to risk Sam Warburton , who is carrying an ankle niggle, but aside from that Gatland has named a starting team for the Crusaders that boasts a host of potential Test-match combinations.

Author: 0 Asmir Begovic urges Chelsea to reconcile with Diego Costa

The Rossoneri are said to be on the lookout for a new striker after Manchester United stole a march for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata. Costa's career at Chelsea is all but over after the Spain global recently revealed that Antonio Conte told him he was surplus to requirements via text.

Sports CT2017: This was Bangladesh's finest ODI win, feels Bashar
Author: 0 CT2017: This was Bangladesh's finest ODI win, feels Bashar

Mosaddek Hossain marked his return to the Bangladesh side by taking three wickets as New Zealand slumped to 265 for eight in a must-win Champions Trophy clash here on Friday. "I think it makes the equation pretty simple for us", said Smith, whose side suffered an Edgbaston defeat by England during the last Champions Trophy four years ago.

Sports Tharanga suspended for 'serious' over-rate offence
Author: 0 Tharanga suspended for 'serious' over-rate offence

In the run-up to the tournament, the Sri Lanka team's form has been far below par, especially after the shocking loss to minnows Scotland. In reply, Sri Lanka were off to a flying start thanks to a blistering innings from Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga but their valiant efforts were cut short by Imran Tahir fiery spell.