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Author: 0 Warriors: No decision made on potential visit to White House

LeBron James , whose Cavaliers won the title a year ago and fell to the Warriors on Monday, said during a visit to Obama's White House in November that his team would "have to cross that road" if it triumphed again under Trump. "I kept building on that from day one", Durant said. "It's easier said than done obviously, but that's the goal". "Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together".

Sports Gareth Bale savours Real Madrid's Champions League final win in Cardiff
Author: 0 Gareth Bale savours Real Madrid's Champions League final win in Cardiff

Juventus edged the first half but Madrid returned from the break rejuvenated, with the Portuguese taking his tally to 600 goals for club and country in-between breakthroughs from Casemiro and Marco Asensio. "In the second half Real Madrid pushed the accelerator and we remained too static and sat back too long". "He is the only one to win two consecutive Champions Leagues ", added Perez.

Author: 0 Steph Curry To Likely Skip White House Visit If Invited

But on Thursday the city made headlines for good news. " Curry , look over here, " William screamed as the two-time National Basketball Association champion lifted up the championship trophy in his direction. The Warriors completed the most dominant performance in postseason history, sweeping through the Western Conference playoff picture before defeating the Cavaliers in five games.

Author: 0 Cop at frat brothers' hearing: Pledge 'looked like a corpse'

Ryan McCann, charged with one count of tampering with evidence, was the former member who made the 9-11 call almost 12 hours after Piazza's first fall, and failed to mention the fall at all, only disclosing that alcohol was involved after being prompted by the operator.

Author: 0 Manchester United complete Sh4.8 billion signing of Lindelof

He told United's official website: "I am thrilled to be joining Manchester United ". Despite his young age, Lindelof already has Champions League experience and tasted domestic glory with Benfica after capturing Primeira Liga titles in each of the last two seasons, as well as three domestic cups since first moving to Portugal in 2012.

Author: 0 Lonzo Makes Fun Of LaVar Ball In Commercial

Fox, Tatum, and Isaac start by talking about one-on-one, being at games, and learning from their father. "Of course there's that day when your dad berates your high school coach in front of an entire crowd for not getting you enough touches", a stone-faced Lonzo said .

Author: 0 Andy Murray beats Kei Nishikori to set up semis clash with Wawrinka

Nishikori, the Japan number one, did break back but the three-time major champion prevailed 7-0 in the tiebreak. The top-ranked Murray became the 15th man to reach 650 tour-level match wins. "But that was a critical period of the match because he started way better than me". Speaking after the clash, Murray said: "He was dictating all the points in the first set, making me move a lot".

Sports NASCAR Cup Series tackles Pocono Sunday
Author: 0 NASCAR Cup Series tackles Pocono Sunday

Busch displayed great defensive driving to hold the No. 21 vehicle off, particularly on the first straightaway as Blaney tried to sneak around on the inside. The relationship also brought with it Blaney and Bullins, a driver and crew chief on the rise but whose options were limited at the moment with Penske, which wasn't in a position to expand.

Author: 0 LeBron James says he never played for a 'super team.' Really?

Though the NBA's Stats site doesn't track the number of pick-and-rolls in a given game, the Warriors ran the Curry-Durant pick-and-roll several times in the fourth quarter, including three straight possessions. There also are some other matters of business around the league to clear up this season. To do that, James needs no distractions and to be at his very best.

Author: 0 Fowler Leads By 2 Strokes After First Round of US Open

Open Championship broadcast crashed in an open field approximately a half mile from the Erin Hills golf course at approximately 11:15 a.m. CDT". Really good players indeed. "You can not play this golf course if you are not in position off the tee". You need to be Logged in to sign up for Express Login. I really enjoy this golf more than just having to hack out.

Sports Champions Trophy: Eoin Morgan wants England to knock Australia out
Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Eoin Morgan wants England to knock Australia out

After their 87-run loss to England in Cardiff on Wednesday morning, the Black Caps need to beat Bangladesh to make the Champions Trophy semifinals. "I think we can", he said, referencing England's victory over South Africa in Leeds two days after the first attack at the Manchester Arena last month.

Author: 0 Yankees @ Angels (Judge Not)

Cavs facing win-or-go-home Game 5 in OaklandGilbert: "Blown away" by NadalCam doesn't take being the face of the franchise lightlyJordan's flu game revisitedsc Judge added his 21st homer in. -Gary Sanchez was 2-for-4 tonight and is 5-for-12 with two homers, six RBI, and six runs scored in three games since moving to the No. 6 slot. Gausman lasted 3 1/3 innings and was tagged for seven runs and eight hits.

Author: 0 Champions Chelsea to host Burnley in Premier League season opener

The English Football League fixtures will be released on Wednesday, 21 June, and Scotland's fixtures two days later. The last time Spurs visited the national stadium was in the FA Cup semi-final, a game they lost 4-2 to this season's first visitors - Chelsea.

Author: 0 Celtics considering Josh Jackson with top pick

As for his preference on where he'd like to be drafted, Fultz said, "I would like to go one [to the Celtics], but wherever I land is where I go". But just being an "Ainge-like player" isn't enough for Ainge to draft Jackson first overall, not when someone as talented as Fultz is staring him in the face.

Author: 0 Fowler takes early lead in US Open

A pilot is hurt but recovering from burns at a Milwaukee hospital following a blimp crash near Erin Hills during the 2017 U.S. Open . I just didn't putt very good. "I take it as a compliment", he said. "Because of the roll of the land, because of the wind, this was created to be a wider golf course", USGA CEO Mike Davis said.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins Belmont Stakes, rallying past Irish War Cry

A $1.2m yearling bought at Fasig-Tipton, Tapwrit is owned by a partnership comprising Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert LaPenta . Ortiz always had been bullish on Tapwrit; He won the Tampa Bay Derby aboard him in March, got smoked atop him in April in the Blue Grass Stakes and then survived a rough ride on the first Saturday in May but still managed to finish sixth in the Derby.

Author: 0 Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Open that are stress-free", said Fowler, considered by many to be the best player on the planet right now never to have won a major. Johnson, who arrived at Erin Hills confident that the layout was tailor-made for his big-hitting style, never looked comfortable during a wayward start.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy final: India Vs Pakistan

The final will take place at The Oval in London on Sunday (June 18). True to their unpredictable reputation, Pakistan have bounced back with three wins and stunned hosts England on Wednesday in the last four to seal their place in the showpiece encounter.

Author: 0 Southend United for Newport County AFC in Carabao Cup first round

Last season, QPR made it to the third round of the League Cup before being knocked out by Sunderland at home. The draw for the first round of the EFL Cup has been conducted in Thailand, with a number of thrilling ties in prospect to look forward to .

Sports Don't buy into the Mayweather vs. McGregor hype
Author: 0 Don't buy into the Mayweather vs. McGregor hype

Mayweather will reportedly be paid over $US100 million ($A132 million) for the contest, which will be broadcast on pay-per-view networks across the world. Mayweather will earn $100 million while McGregor will pocket $80 million. The pairing of van Heerden with McGregor was one that was not without its turbulent times after the McGregor camp posted an edited version of the duo's sparring session that perhaps glossed over some of the Notorious One's less-than-stellar moments but after a ...

Sports Panoz announces an endurance electric racer
Author: 0 Panoz announces an endurance electric racer

Brian Willis, the company's vice president of engineering and design, told Autoweek one option is using mechanical arms to remove the old one and place it on a rotating trolly that also will carry the new pack to the vehicle. There are also plans for a street-legal sports auto based on the GT-EV. Perhaps the most unique part about the GT-EV is its tandem cockpit design, which features a narrow driver's compartment on the left, and space for a removable 1000-pound battery on the right.

Author: 0 Spanish prosecutors file a tax fraud lawsuit against Ronaldo

However in a statement , released by Ronaldo's management company Gestifute , the player denied those claims. But Ronaldo's good vibes likely came to an end this week, after Spanish prosecutors charged the 32-year-old with four counts of tax evasion .

Sports America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger
Author: 0 America's Cup bid over for now but Ainslie promises to return stronger

After the Kiwis reached match point, Oracle won eight straight races to retain the oldest trophy in global sports. New Zealand's hotshot Peter Burling, the youngest helmsman in the event at 26, and British tactician Giles Scott, 29, both jumped straight back into the America's Cup boats after winning gold medals in Rio a year ago.

Author: 0 BlackRock Inc. Boosts Stake in Microsemi Corporation (MSCC)

Needham & Company LLC cut their price target on shares of Microsemi Corporation from $63.00 to $61.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Credit Agricole S A owns 0% invested in Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ:MSCC) for 10,140 shares. Microsemi Corporation has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $55.18.

Author: 0 Paulina Gretzky welcomes second son

Following the birth, ESPN.com 's Ian O'Connor posted an adorable hospital snap of the "beautiful" newborn, sharing that he was delivered via cesarean section and adding "name to come". According to TMZ , the athlete has since flown to Wisconsin to defend his championship title. "It's been very fun the last couple of days, obviously having a new son on Monday was awesome", Johnson said.

Author: 0 Will the Warriors visit Trump and the White House?

Bram Kincheloe wrote up the details for today's championship parade yesterday. "I've got nothing but love and respect for him and I can't wait to compete against him again next season". Green said James had started the super team concept. One thing is clear - if no one can assemble a truly special team, the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy could very well reside in the Bay Area for years to come.

Sports Jason Dufner storms to victory on weather-hit final day at Memorial
Author: 0 Jason Dufner storms to victory on weather-hit final day at Memorial

I think this is probably a good stepping stone for (another major)", said Dufner, who became the first OH native to win the Memorial since tournament founder and 18-time major victor Nicklaus himself. "Yesterday I was pretty frustrated with how I finished, how I played, " Dufner said. After returning to the 18th fairway following the second weather delay as the tournament raced to beat darkness, Dufner first chunked his second shot on the hole from deep rough into more rough.

Author: 0 India vs Bangladesh Highlights & Full Scorecard, Champions Trophy 2017 Semi-final

India and Pakistan have squared off once in this tournament in which the defending champions were just too good for the unpredictable green shirts. The Indians came into the game heavy favourites but they knew that the Tigers couldn't be counted out after making through the group stages. Shikhar Dhawan's quickfire 46 laid the foundations to India's chase before Rohit and Kohli took over, putting on an unbroken 178-run stand from 153 balls full of eye-catching strokes in front of ...

Author: 0 Australia v Bangladesh Match Preview

Australia were well ahead of the par score according to the Duckworth/Lewis method but with 83/1 in 16 overs rain played the spoilsport. Leg-spinner Adam Zampa was also impressive on the day, conceding just 13 runs in four overs while bagging two wickets.Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, who had bagged a six-wicket haul in Australia's first match against hosts England , returned figures of 1/40 in his 10 overs.

Sports Nadal's red hot form continues, Muguruza and Williams exit
Author: 0 Nadal's red hot form continues, Muguruza and Williams exit

The Dane is a twice year-end world number one-ranked tennis player who has never won a grand slam. Stosur will next meet 19-year-old Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, who beat Lesya Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4. Mladenovic will have French company in the quarter-finals, with either Caroline Garcia or Alize Cornet to join her after their round of 16 match.

Sports Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History
Author: 0 Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

Gustavo Kuerten has been given his Hall of Fame ring in a ceremony marking 20 years since the Brazilian won his first French Open title. The break was enough for Nadal to seal the set 6-3. "I know Wawrinka is a very unsafe opponent, so my mentality was there all the time thinking that I can not give him the chance to be back in the match", the No.

Author: 0 England ODI captain Eoin Morgan: 'We failed to adapt, Pakistan were better'

Bairstow, dropped twice, accumulated 43 runs through good shot placement and quick running between the wickets before he pulled seamer Hasan Ali to Mohammad Hafeez at deep square leg. Two hundred isn't a competitive score. It is being reported that Bangladesh will play with four fast bowlers in the semi-final against India. However, Morgan did not think that was the reason for England's demise.

Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions
Author: 0 The Pittsburgh Penguins Repeat As Stanley Cup Champions

Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning "Inside-the-Glass" analyst Pierre McGuire called Game 6 of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville . "There are so much energy in this town around the fans who just want to come out and say hey look, we love you, we had a great experience, and we want you to know how much you have our support", Barry said.

Author: 0 The Pittsburgh Penguins Earned Their Second Straight Stanley Cup

Planners say as many as 500,000 people could turn out Wednesday, surpassing the 400,000 who attended last year's celebration, which was the biggest for any of the team's five Stanley Cup championships. Pittsburgh grocery stores and fish markets began checking ID's during the Final to try and ensure that no Predator fans got their hands on catfish to sneak into PPG Arena.

Author: 0 Twitter Reacts To Conor McGregor vs

American MMA fighter Holly Holm has backed Conor McGregor to cause Floyd Mayweather problems on Thursday after their cross-over boxing showdown was confirmed . "If I'm honest I believe Mayweather will beat him but I'd love McGregor to knock him out..." He is 11 years older than his opponent. Ireland's McGregor , 28, who has won 21 out of his 24 MMA fights, has helped to turn the UFC from a cult phenomenon into a global sport.

Author: 0 Rickie Fowler holds first-round lead at Erin Hills

What makes our country great is our diversity and that is what should make the U.S. Open great, too. Rickie Fowler took advantage of the calmer morning conditions at Erin Hills to card a seven-under 65, tying a 37-year-old record. He kept it in the short grass, the secret to Erin Hills that wouldn't appear to be that hard with some of the widest fairways for this major. Johnson shot 75 and is 10 behind.

Sports Murray regroups to beat Nishikori
Author: 0 Murray regroups to beat Nishikori

The U.S Open finalist fought back from a set down to spoil the upset bid of Veronica Cepede Royg with a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 win. He's a great player. [He] won in Vienna, so is obviously confident. "I don't know how much impact that had, it's not like I played a great point the next point". Fourth round: No. 2 Karolina Pliskova beat Veronica Cepede Royg 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; No.

Author: 0 Hamilton equals hero Senna with pole in Canada

Hamilton, who in claiming the 56th career victory also reduced the gap to title rival Vettel in the championship to 12 points, says he was relieved Mercedes was able to overcome its hard Monaco weekend and praised his team for recovering so quickly.

Author: 0 Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics

The Los Angeles native wowed in his lone year, averaging 14 points and 7.6 assists with a brilliant display of court vision, ball handling, and three-point shooting. Meanwhile, the Lakers have heard from prospects that they would like to play alongside Ingram. There is no doubt that there are a variety of quality options for the Lakers to select from.

Author: 0 Wanda Durant, Kevin Durant's mother, opens up about sacrifice

The team's coach, Steve Kerr , slammed the president's travel ban executive order in January as a "horrible idea", and forward David West called Trump's election " disheartening ". Players from the National Football League champion New England Patriots also declined to visit with Trump earlier this year. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant, who was named the Finals MVP, said during an on-court interview.

Sports New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad
Author: 0 New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad

Wales playmaker Dan Biggar was added to the bench. The victor of the year five and six competition will represent the region at the national Air New Zealand Rippa Rugby Championship in Wellington from September 18th - 19th. They were justifiably proud to have beaten a team which has been unbeaten in 14 Super Rugby matches this season and to have held tryless a team averaging five tries per game.

Author: 0 Hugo Lloris backs Paul Pogba for Premier League success

Asked whether he had spoken to Monaco midfielder Lemar over a move to London , the keeper grinned and said: "You are right to ask the question, but I can not reply!" Cahill at one point in the game was isolated by Manchester United star Paul Pogba and the French midfielder sent Twitter into a meltdown with a lightning quick dribble and turn to lose his marker.

Author: 0 Truth will come out about Grenfell Tower fire, vows Jeremy Corbyn

The London Fire Brigade said it received the first reports of the blaze at 12:54 a.m. and the first engines arrived within six minutes. "I have truly never seen that in a high-rise building", Cotton told Sky News . Residents who escaped told how they woke up to the smell of burning and rushed to leave through smoke-filled corridors and stairwells. "Three lethal questions", headlined the right-wing Daily Mail newspaper, which backed May's Conservatives in last week's national election, ...

Sports Marco Verratti tells Barcelona he wants to leave PSG this summer
Author: 0 Marco Verratti tells Barcelona he wants to leave PSG this summer

Di Campli said he has spoken to PSG about their future plans as LaLiga giants Barca reportedly pursue the 24-year-old Italy worldwide midfielder, who is contracted until 2021. Speaking earlier this week, Verratti's agent ruled out the prospect of the midfielder joining Juventus but made it clear that the French club face a huge task of trying to keep the player happy.

Author: 0 West Ham forced to rearrange first home fixture

Tottenham gave White Hart Lane a fitting send-off by going unbeaten in the league but putting together such a run next term will be far tougher as they adjust to playing at Wembley . United on March 10. "Those days will be extra special for me, but really every game is exciting and every game has its own challenges". "It's a great start at home to Tottenham and a really exciting first game at St James' Park for our fans to enjoy".

Author: 0 Steph Curry says he doesn't want to go to the White House

At the rally, Green mocked James' contention that James had never played for a super team. "It's a special team, a special group", Durant said on Wednesday. "I really hope that, before our career is over, we can all play together At least one, maybe one or two seasons-me, Melo, D-Wade, CP - we can get a year in".

Author: 0 Murray fends off del Potro to reach 4th round

It looked a nightmare draw against a player falsely low in the rankings as he continues to work his way back up after wrist problems that nearly ended his career. He retrieved it when Murray served for the set in the 10th game before handing the advantage straight back. In the women's event, Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova and third-seeded Simona Halep of Romania, both firm women's title favourites after the first round exit of world number one Angelique Kerber, went through.

Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko Beats Bacsinszky to Reach Final

Swiss 30th seed Bacsinszky , celebrating her 28th birthday with a second semifinal appearance in three years in Paris , broke Ostapenko for an early 2-0 lead. Ostapenko is the first Latvian grand slam finalist and the youngest at any grand slam since Caroline Wozniacki in NY eight years ago. Halep marked herself out as a favourite for the title at Roland Garros after winning in Madrid and finishing runner-up in Rome, but a tumble in the Italian Open final left her with ankle ligament ...