NBA Finals 2017: Warriors win championship, fans react on Twitter

Could the Warriors - this super team , constructed with few, if any , weaknesses to specifically avoid this kind of moment - possibly allow James and the Cavaliers to once again make this a series after it was supposed to be over? Durant shot... More..

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Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

So there are four really key players that are out and along with the omission of Billy Slater , I just think it's a great opportunity for NSW to really capitalise and put its foot down in this first game. Hi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 for second title in three years

But a Durant dunk about four minutes into the second sent the sold-out hometown crowd into a frenzy. The story of the second quarter was much different, however, as Golden State was able to chip away at Cl...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win NBA title

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repeat. Seein...More..

Ryan Blaney breaks through at Pocono for first Cup victory
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Ryan Blaney breaks through at Pocono for first Cup victory

Another young driver, rookie Erik Jones , finished third. "That's really cool for him, really cool for the young guys, but great day for us, great Gamestop Camry and you know that top five finish was definitel...More..

Astros score 5 in 9th to top Royals 6-1
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Astros score 5 in 9th to top Royals 6-1

Whit Merrifield hit a three-run double with two outs in the inning to tie it at 7. Wednesday night Vargas wasn't sharp, but still allowed two runs over five innings. ANGELS 5, TIGERS 3 Kole Calhoun and C.J. Cr...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Eoin Morgan praises 'outstanding' England bowlers after New Zealand win

England's 118 for two was soon transformed into 134 for three when captain Eoin Morgan was caught behind chasing a wide ball from left-armer Anderson. So both New Zealand and Bangladesh are hoping for an En...More..

Simona Halep could win first Grand Slam at French Open: Mary Pierce
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Simona Halep could win first Grand Slam at French Open: Mary Pierce

Third seed Halep stormed into the quarter-finals without dropping a set, but she faced match point against Elina Svitolina before pulling off a miraculous recovery from 3-6, 1-5 down to reach the last four. Ost...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sebastian Vettel believed podium finish was possible at Canadian GP

From there on the pace felt good and I was looking after the tyres and brakes as we had no chance of catching Lewis. He ran over my front wing. He did not do it on goal because normally you would get a puncture...More..

McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

McCullers is in the middle of a breakout season, one in which he's thrown 76 2/3 innings with a 2.58 ERA (150 ERA+) in 13 starts. Starter Joe Musgrove will come off the disabled list to make the start for t...More..

Sarfraz promises no letups after SA win
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Sarfraz promises no letups after SA win

Pakistan were 119 for three in reply after 27 overs when rain stopped play. Pakistan vs South Africa (PAK vs SA): In today's ICC Champions Trophy match 7, Pakistan meets South Africa at Edgbaston...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected from Game 4

We informed the table that it was not his second technical foul", crew chief Mike Callahan said in a pool report. If they're comfortable, they can definitely do it again . Zaza Pachulia punched Iman Shum...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

About $215,000 in Government funding was given to groups to use for humanitarian reasons in North Korea over the past eight years - including for a "New Zealand Friendship Farm" - but it was halted last year ...More..

ICC Champions Trophy | AUSvBAN preview: Australia seek improved show against Bangladesh
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

ICC Champions Trophy | AUSvBAN preview: Australia seek improved show against Bangladesh

The Australian bowlers received a severe thrashing at the hands of New Zealand batsmen in their last match so this time there is some expectation from Bangladesh at the same time this is so now perhap...More..

Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with rowdy street party

Things got chippy, with some shoving that led to technicals players from both teams , but Golden State pulled away on the strength of long-range shooting and ended the half up 11. In his first season since joi...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win National Basketball Association title

Without their best player, the Warriors would have had more difficulty matching up with James and Kyrie Irving . The X factor was Kevin Durant , who won the first championship of his illustrious career and ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warriors fans celebrate National Basketball Association title with street party

The Golden State Warriors brought Kevin Durant to the Bay Area last summer for the express objective of winning an National Basketball Association title and erasing the memory of last year's collapse agains...More..

At least 80 killed, hundreds wounded after bomb explodes in Kabul, Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

At least 80 killed, hundreds wounded after bomb explodes in Kabul, Afghanistan

The 15-member council also reaffirmed on May 31 that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to worldwide peace and security, a statement said. The Taliban ha...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Afghan Forces Lock Down Kabul After Protest Clashes

The hilly, wind-swept cemetery was littered with bloodied corpses and dismembered limbs, local television footage showed, with one witness telling AFP that "people were blown to pieces" due to the impact of t...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Overwhelming Favorite Warriors Win NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers are trying to force a Game 6 back at Quicken Loans Arena, while the Golden State Warriors can wrap up their second National Basketball Association title in the last 3 years with a ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

It was a long road for Kevin Durant , who famously fell short year in and year out while carrying the Oklahoma City Thunder. As Curry said after the win, "We accomplished something special". In the end, the ...More..

Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 lead
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 lead

If the Warriors weren't thinking about becoming the first National Basketball Association team to go 16-0 in the playoffs, they're definitely thinking about it now. And now we want 16 wins; it doesn't matter ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Kevin Durant named unanimous Finals MVP after historic series

It was the second time he and Durant had met in a finals series, following 2012 when James and the Miami Heat beat Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1. "I told you (his mother) when I was 8 years old". After g...More..

by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

It will be played Tuesday by the musicians and the choir of the French Republican Guard, the French soccer federation said in a statement Monday. "I would say of all the countries that we've played at youth l...More..

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open
by | Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

In the two times Nadal won the French Open without winning a set, he went on to win Wimbledon and finish the year as world No. 1 and the last time Roger Federer and Nadal won the opening two Slams of th...More..