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Sports Riley Curry returns to steal the show after Warriors win National Basketball Association title
Author: 0 Riley Curry returns to steal the show after Warriors win National Basketball Association title

After getting his own back this time around, Durant said: "He averaged a triple-double - you just can't stop the guy - but we got him". She came bounding over to him and grabbed him by his beard so she could pull his face to look at her. When it's said and done, James will go down as one of the top three players to ever play the game , and quibble all you want about who is the best to ever play the game .

Author: 0 Hate crimes rose five per cent in 2015, here are some details

Thunder Bay is the leading city for hate crimes reported to police in 2015 based on population according to a new report by Statistics Canada Tuesday. It also pointed out the efforts that are being made by police to reach out to minorities and encourage more reporting of hate crimes. The number of hate crimes in Montréal was attributable to 33 more reported incidents targeting a religion.

Author: 0 Artemis man overboard gives Team NZ the lead

Artemis had been almost flawless in Race 2, leading wire-to-wire and staying on its hydrofoils the whole way. Artemis started its comeback with three straight wins against Team Japan on Thursday to take a 4-3 lead. In this photo provided by the America's Cup Event Authority, SoftBank Team Japan and SwedenþÄôs Artemis Racing compete during America's Cup challenger semifinals on the Great Sound in Bermuda on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

Author: 0 See Diego Souza score from the kick-off for Brazil against Australia

Souza was one of eight changes in the starting lineup and was playing in place of Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus, who fractured his eye socket late in the match against Argentina. The greatest local aerial threat for the rest of the night was a flock of persistent seagulls. Young bolter Ajdin Hrustic also made his debut off the bench.

Author: 0 French Open 2017: Murray Defeats Nishikori to Enter Semi Finals

At the bottom of the draw, Dominic Thiem dismissed Novak Djokovic , 7-6 (7-5), 6-3, 6-0, to set up a semi with heavy title tip Rafael Nadal , who edged closer to a dream 10th French Open title as opponent Pablo Carreno Busta retired with an abdominal injury after 52 minutes, trailing 6-2, 2-0.

Sports LeBron's finals triple double history doesn't ease loss
Author: 0 LeBron's finals triple double history doesn't ease loss

Durant's incredible efforts in topping 30 points in every game of the Finals enabled the Warriors to avenge a heart-breaking game seven loss to the Cavs at the same stage past year but, when the rest of the league looks at Golden State with envy, they should not study their star free-agent acquisition, but the way in which they have drafted and found affordable gems on the open market.

Author: 0 LeBron James: 'I have no reason to put my head down'

LeBron James had a game-high 41 points but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors , igniting a deafening crowd. This was a special post-season for the Warriors who only lost one match in the entire Playoffs en route to their awesome title. Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 39 points, with Stephen Curry contributing 34.

Author: 0 Short game key to US Open: Scott, Day

Sobel: I think it will be good, but not great. Often it is, regardless of circumstances, on the PGA Tour. Rory McIlroy can overcome an injury-hit campaign and contend for a second US Open title at Erin Hills this week, according to Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn.

Sports Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in 5 games, win NBA Finals
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in 5 games, win NBA Finals

Last year, the Cavaliers became the first team in National Basketball Association history to come back from a 3-1 series deficit and win the championship. Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big again with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy Finals that everyone had stamped on the calendar from the moment Durant departed Oklahoma City to join Curry and Co.

Sports Mets mascot flips the bird
Author: 0 Mets mascot flips the bird

The Mets' two defensive bloopers came in that fourth inning. Sogard lofted a popup and Flores gave frantic chase along the railing of Milwaukee's third base dugout. "Tonight is on me", deGrom said. Corey Knebel earned his fourth save by striking out two and working around a two-out walk in the ninth. Flores homered off Jacob Barnes leading off the eighth before Barnes retired the next three batters he faced.

Author: 0 Michigan State Dismisses Three Players Charged In Sexual Assault Case

Corley Jr.in connection to the alleged incident which happened on January 16 at an apartment on campus, according to a Michigan State University Police Department news release. The problems in the football program come at a time when the school is also dealing with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault against Larry Nassar , a former MSU doctor who also worked for USA Gymnastics.

Author: 0 I'd 100% Be Willing To Testify Under Oath To Rebut Comey

Trump was publicly silent while Comey testified on Thursday, but tweeted Friday an accusation that Comey - whom Trump fired in May - lied under oath. During much of the increasingly heated debate surrounding the FBI's investigation of Russia's role in the election, Trump has chafed over news leaks , arguing that news organizations had not given them proper attention.

Sports Cavaliers and Warriors will get physical as finals tension boils
Author: 0 Cavaliers and Warriors will get physical as finals tension boils

I have to be implementing in those opportunities, and the way to do that is just being an open screener, being just a willing sacrificer, and the opportunities will come. If the Cavaliers can propel themselves behind another offensive outburst, the tremors of last year's historic comeback will grow to monstrous proportion.

Author: 0 Sarfraz's 61 Takes Pakistan to Champions Trophy Semifinal

In the press conference he also spoke about the semi-finals and said, "The tournament is left with three Asian teams in the top four, an outcome predicted by few before the tournament begun". And next in line were bowlers Hasan Ali , who averaged 7 with the bat, and Junaid Khan , who averaged 4. "I said to Amir not to worry and play your game", said Sarfraz.

Author: 0 A stunning victory for Emmanuel Macron in the French Parliament election

After being routed in the first round of the presidential election, the Republicans and the Socialists, who have alternated in power for six decades, suffered further humiliation. " France is back", Edouard Philippe , the prime minister for Macron, said late Sunday. The Socialist Party suffered in particular. The National Front party can receive from five to 15 seats in the parliament.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal: 2017 French Open title 'more special'

After being ousted in five sets by rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open, the Spaniard has been nearly unstoppable. Nadal became the first person to take 10 championships at the same Grand Slam event. That's incredible. There are so many improvements to his game that he's a better player now than he was when he won Wimbledon two times before (in 2008 and 2010 ).

Author: 0 Clutch Warriors win had roots in heartbreaking NBA Finals loss

No team has ever gone 15-0 in any postseason of the four main professional sports. Cleveland led by six points with three minutes to play but Durant led an impressive 11-0 run to secure the win. No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit, and there's little reason to believe the Cavs could crawl out of the hole against this Warriors team. Durant scored a team-high 31 points for the Warriors, who will get a chance on Friday in Cleveland to become the first team to go unbeaten all the way ...

Author: 0 Kevin Durant Is Surprisingly Terrible at Drinking Beer

After coming out to a ideal 15-0 in post season, the Warriors dropped game 4 in Cleveland against the Cavaliers and finished off the series Monday night in Oakland with a 129-120 win. As Durant dribbled out the clock, his validation complete in picking the right team and teammates a year ago and picking them up at the right time, my mind flashed back to a cold December night in Memphis.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Photos from Australia Vs Bangladesh match

Australia has gained one point after a rain-affected game while Bangladesh hasn't opened its account yet. · Josh Hazlewood ( Australia ) comes into this game having just become only the second bowler ever to take six wickets (6/52 v New Zealand ) in a Champions Trophy innings (MF Maharoof, 6/14 v West Indies, 2006).

Sports Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years
Author: 0 Golden State Takes 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

The four-time MVP and three-time champ fell to a 3-5 record in the NBA Finals after bowing to the Warriors, 4-1, in the best-of-seven championship series despite becoming the first player in league history to average a triple double in the finals with 33.6 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.

Sports Highlanders defeat British and Irish Lions 23-22
Author: 0 Highlanders defeat British and Irish Lions 23-22

Three minutes into the second 40 the Lions were gifted a try as Sopoaga's loose kick-pass on halfway was caught by Seymour who raced over untouched down the left wing. While disappointed the Lions conceded 12 penalties , Warburton said the match should help instill some discipline as the tourists build to the three-Test series against the world champion All Blacks .

Author: 0 India Vs South Africa Live Streaming, Scores & Telecast Online

That brought De Villiers to the crease as he looked to bounce back from a golden duck against Pakistan - the maiden first ball failure of his long and successful ODI career. It was not a mental thing. The Indian bowlers first did a commendable job to restrict the Proteas to a paltry total of 191, which was then followed by a dazzling batting display led by the batsmen who chased down the target with 12 overs to spare.

Author: 0 Murray finds his magic in win over Del Potro

A break in the first game of the second set enhanced Murray's advantage, but Del Potro stayed in touch as the world No 1 failed to convert with two break points in the third game. "He is one of the smartest guys on the circuit". The 2014 U.S. Open champion next faces big-serving South African Kevin Anderson, who beat Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-1, 6-4.

Author: 0 Brazil scores after 12 seconds, beats Australia 4-0

Coutinho was replaced by Willian midway through the second-half, and it was the Chelsea man who teed-up Souza, who should have scored his second of the game. "Today was like this, I had the happiness of hitting the net twice and now I have to continue the work". The match was Australia's last warm-up ahead of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup , in which they'll play Germany on Monday in their opening game.

Author: 0 Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafael Nadal

Both men will battle again in Wimbledon next month. This was the third occasion (2008, 2010 & 2017) that Nadal had won at Roland Garros without dropping a set. Nadal was given a time violation warning at the start of the second, but Wawrinka could not halt his charge as the Spaniard bounded into a 3-0 lead in the second having won seven games in a row.

Author: 0 John Terry considering offer to play for ambitious Champ side

Despite rumours of money-spinning moves to America and the Chinese Super League and talk of a move down the M4 to Swansea, it seems the former England skipper could be plying his trade in the Championship next season with Aston Villa . It's added that Terry likes the idea of the challenge and got on well with Bruce, and it's enough to suggest that a deal could be possible this summer for him to move to Villa Park.

Sports Rafael Nadal By The Numbers: his season so far
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal By The Numbers: his season so far

Kyrgios, notorious for his periodic bad temper and sulks on court, sealed his victory on his first match point. Raonic, whose best run at the French Open came when he made the 2014 quarter-finals, fired 15 aces and 44 winners to book a meeting with Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation or Brazil's Rogerio Dutra Silva.

Sports Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'
Author: 0 Harry Kane: 'I want to be England captain full time'

England were on course for victory after substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain took advantage of some weak defending and goalkeeping in the 70th minute after Craig Gordon had needlessly conceded a throw-in. "The challenge is how do we become the best team in the world?" "I think you saw both teams going down with cramp", the England boss said at Hampden Park.

Author: 0 Highlanders beat Lions in rugby thriller

Liam Coltman drove over for the Highlanders and Lima Spoaga kicked a second penalty of the contest to set up a tense finale. Owen Farrell scuffed a penalty wide left minutes after coming off the bench, leaving Banks the opportunity to win late on after converting a penalty of his own near the touchline.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka v South Africa: Everything you need to know

In an otherwise boring chase from Sri Lanka , it was the skipper Tharanga, who showed great resilience to make sure that he can allow and steer Sri Lanka home. The veteran, playing his first one-day global since November 2015, seemed to lose his balance as he stepped backwards onto the rope, and then in diving forward he somehow failed to get a hand onto the ball.

Author: 0 "Golden state" became a five-time National Basketball Association champion

Last summer, Durant, who made a decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency, elected to join forces with another superstar in Stephen Curry as well as Draymond Green and Klay Thompson to make Golden State a super team , and the group was close to unstoppable in the regular season and postseason.

Author: 0 Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

He also becomes the first man or woman in the Open Era to win 10 titles at a Grand Slam . Those sorts of comparisons do not interest him. The Spaniard has become the first player to clinch a berth at the prestigious season-ending tournament, to be staged 12-19 November in London, after winning his record 10th Roland Garros title on Sunday in Paris .

Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather Reschedules Tour To Prepare For Battle

As for Mayweather, he turned 40 years old earlier this year and hasn't stepped between the ropes since 2015 when he retired from the sport of boxing. Floyd Senior! A knock on Mayweather's age! "The source said the date is still the one Mayweather and McGregor plan to have their welterweight fight on, likely at T-Mobile Arena", Rafael wrote.

Author: 0 Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

He will emerge as one of the top three players in Major League Baseball over the next 10 years and will be a perennial contender for the MVP award. Ok, let's not get carried away. The absolute, palpable sense of disbelief that swept across the stadium was chill-inducing. Jacoby Ellsbury is with Trenton but there is no timetable as to when the center fielder will resume baseball activities.

Sports Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins
Author: 0 Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins

Nashville coach Peter Laviolette similarly would not commit to starting Rinne in Game 3 , but he later admitted he never really considered a switch. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh at Monday. PITTSBURGH (AP) - The night started with a catfish throw.

Author: 0 Nadal storms into quarters, Muguruza and Venus exit

The Austrian is also the only player to have beaten Rafael Nadal during the clay court swing, however he went down to Djokovic in the Rome final just a week out from the start of the French Open , so again, Djokovic will have a mental edge in this one.

Author: 0 Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

No other man or woman has won 10 championships at the same major in the Open era, which began in 1968. Rafael Nadal was at his most masterful on the stage he has made his own and needed just two hours and five minutes to beat Stan Wawrinka 6-2 6-3 6-1.

Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

Masahiro Tanaka had another poor outing Tuesday as he surrendered three homers and extended his losing streak to a career-worst five games in the New York Yankees' 5-4 defeat to the Boston Red Sox . "But in crucial times, when you've got to bear down and locate, I haven't been very consistent with that, and I've got to get better". We were able to have an interpreter in the bullpen sessions so while trying to learn Japanese, which is a pretty tall challenge, you can learn single words.

Author: 0 Warriors wins National Basketball Association title after beating Cleveland Cavaliers

If a superstar can get about the same salary by switching to a much better team , there's little incentive not to do so. But, Facebook says the most "Wow'd" post was James' outta nowhere self alley-oop off the backboard in Game 4. At minus-200 as the odds-on favorites, the Warriors are the best preseason odds to win it all in National Basketball Association history. He chose Curry , Draymond Green , Klay Thompson and a chance at his first championship over returning to Oklahoma City.

Sports Hogg to miss remainder of Lions tour
Author: 0 Hogg to miss remainder of Lions tour

And helped by the ideal conditions under the Forsyth Barr Stadium's roof, they did that adding three tries their tour tally. The Lions scored tries through Jonathan Joseph , Tommy Seymour and captain Sam Warburton but, having led 22-13 in the 53rd minute, were overhauled by a passionate Highlanders side in front of a raucous crowd at the Otago Regional Stadium.

Sports Western Springs, Lake Forest girls advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee finals
Author: 0 Western Springs, Lake Forest girls advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee finals

Meador advances to the next round after spelling "sphacelated" correctly on Wednesday morning. The competition for the spelling specialists, ages 6 to 15, concludes with finals Thursday. Next school year, Maia will attend Bishop Gorman High School. Expenses for the mother and daughter from Bainbridge are paid for by The Daily Star, sponsor of the regional bee.

Author: 0 Kevin Sent: This Is Durant's Moment

On the other side of the ledger James spent much of Game 5 as the only real threat particularly with his wingman Kyrie Irving spending much of the night hobbled with back pain that seemed to make just running a chore. But at the end of the day from when I played him in the 2012 Finals to now, like I said , experience is the best teacher in life, and he's just experiencing and experiencing and experiencing.

Sports Twins in first place as big draft night arrives
Author: 0 Twins in first place as big draft night arrives

He's also 10-3 with a 2.34 ERA on the mound. In this final edition, contributor Benjamin Chase covers two rounds of selections as if he were in the GM chair for each organization, based on what he has heard on each prospect over the course of the spring.

Sports Cavs Lead Warriors 37-33 After 1st Quarter
Author: 0 Cavs Lead Warriors 37-33 After 1st Quarter

If your intentions are good, then that means as a team that we're moving in the right direction. "For me personally, I left everything on the floor every game, all five games". He was entering free agency after the Thunder gave away a 3-1 lead against the Warriors in the Western Conference finals. Going into the game, the Warriors were listed in most sportsbooks as 9- or 9.5-point favorites, meaning that in order for Warriors bettors to cash in on their ticket, the Warriors had to win by ...

Sports NewsAlert: Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals in five games
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals in five games

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. But it was Durant , who left Oklahoma City for Oakland at the end of last season, who carried the team . As players from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors warmed up for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , members of the musical Hamilton offered a preview of their national anthem set for a few hours later.

Author: 0 Overwhelming Favorite Warriors Win NBA Finals

I would hope we're more ready, more prepared tonight". "I left everything on the floor every game". They showed it in the Game 5 win, using a lineup, and an offensive set, they didn't have last June. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. Two courtside seats reportedly went for $133 000 on the resale market while other pairs of seats went for $82 000 and $90 000.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years

Wanda Durant often came to her son's defense. Spending much of his time matched up against LeBron James , Durant has relished his moment, his stunning combination of length and athleticism making him nigh on impossible for the Cavaliers to defend and helping him win Finals MVP.