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Curry goes 3-for-16 in Game 3 vs. Cavaliers Curry goes 3-for-16 in Game 3 vs. Cavaliers
- June 07, 2018

The Warriors became the first team in history to take a 3-0 lead in back-to-back Finals. The Golden State Warriors cleared Andre Iguodala to play in Game 3 of the title series against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, following a six-game absence to deal with a bone bruise around his left knee. (more...)
After one-for-the-ages game, Durant showered with Twitter love
- June 07, 2018

Durant especially, a player likely to crack the mythical 30,000 points mark, has plenty to gain in all-time discussions should the Warriors win, so history has often been a topic of conversation for Durant. He also broke the record for the most three-pointers in a single Finals game when he drained nine in a 122-103 win in the second encounter on Sunday night. (more...)
Liverpool 'interested in Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri' Liverpool 'interested in Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri'
- June 07, 2018

However, Les Gones have yet to label Fekir with a definitive price tag, with the Ligue 1 side preferring to wait until after the World Cup to make a decision regarding an appraisal of their midfield talent. Shaqiri was criticised for his lacklustre performances in the Premier League last season as Stoke were relegated to the Championship. Irish bookmaker Paddy Power reported a sea of bets for the former Inter player to swap the Potteries for Merseyside on Wednesday morning with his price ... (more...)
Why the Cleveland Cavaliers Should Stop Switching Against the Golden State Warriors Why the Cleveland Cavaliers Should Stop Switching Against the Golden State Warriors
- June 07, 2018

It's not about scoring, it's about the defensive intensity, it's about his work on the glass. "I don't really think about being up 2-0 because the series could turn so fast", Warriors star Kevin Durant said . After they wasted a 51-point effort by James - with a reversed official's call, missed free throw by George Hill and bone-headed move from J.R. Smith - and let Game 1 slip away in overtime, and following Stephen Curry's 3-point barrage in Game 2, the Cavs are faced with the ... (more...)
Dwane Casey, Ime Udoka are finalists to become head coach of Pistons Dwane Casey, Ime Udoka are finalists to become head coach of Pistons
- June 07, 2018

However, he announced via Twitter on Wednesday that he will be back in Ann Arbor next season. Another leading candidate was Michigan Wolverines head coach John Beilein , who has now withdrawn from the search. The Wolverines have made the NCAA tournament eight of the past 10 seasons under Beilein and have twice advanced to the national to game, falling against Louisville in 2013 and Villanova this past April. (more...)
Curry, Durant make deadly duo for Warriors in NBA Finals Curry, Durant make deadly duo for Warriors in NBA Finals
- June 07, 2018

It was also reminiscent of the 3-point shot Kevin Durant made a year ago in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at the same venue and from nearly the same spot over the outstretched arms of LeBron James . This means that the Warriors' appropriately lauded Death Lineup is now able to be unleashed for the first time in the Finals so far. Kevin Durant added 26 points , Klay Thompson had 20 and JaVale McGee added 12 to spark the Warriors. (more...)
Deandre Ayton after Suns workout: 'I know I'm going No. 1' Deandre Ayton after Suns workout: 'I know I'm going No. 1'
- June 07, 2018

To accentuate that point, Ayton said he won't work out for any other team before the draft. "I know I'm going number one", Ayton said. The Suns are already treating Ayton like he's a teammate, and we're still two weeks from the draft. This is the only workout for a team that Ayton will do before the draft. Imagine Ayton potentially holding up the Rookie of the Year award at the end of the season. (more...)
LeBron's Full Reaction To Jr Smith's Game 1 Blunder LeBron's Full Reaction To Jr Smith's Game 1 Blunder
- June 07, 2018

It might be time to order some champagne from Napa Valley. Cleveland no longer has Kyrie Irving, forcing LeBron James to carry a burden similar to the one he carried in the 2015 Finals when both Irving and Kevin Love were injured. Cleveland responded in Game 3 of the 2016 Finals, winning by 30 points before eventually mounting a comeback from a 3-1 series deficit. They've got a great crowd and they really feed off of it. (more...)
First PGA Tour victory eludes An Byeong-hun First PGA Tour victory eludes An Byeong-hun
- June 07, 2018

He celebrated a second Tour win after capturing last year's John Deere Classic with no fewer than seven skyward double arm fist pumps before being congratulated by tournament host, Jack Nicklaus . But he found himself trailing by two strokes as a calm and composed Cantlay took control of the tournament with four birdies in six holes from the third before DeChambeau pulled one back at the 11th. (more...)
Padres Fan Catches Foul Ball in Beer Glass, Chugs It Padres Fan Catches Foul Ball in Beer Glass, Chugs It
- June 07, 2018

In fact, it may have been the highlight of the game for many Padres fans, who watched the Braves annihilate their team 14-1. After showing off her ball besotted beer, DiMarco chugged her beverage as fans cheered her on. Videos of her baseball chug went viral, with thousands retweeting Petco Park's tweet. In her beer. Then, she did the right thing - the only thing - and downed it. (more...)
Stephens into first French Open quarterfinal Stephens into first French Open quarterfinal
- June 07, 2018

They were tied at 3-all in the second set when play was halted. "That was definitely a goal, and I'm glad to finally make it through to the quarterfinals here". Stephens finished with a tidy +1 winners-to-unforced-errors ratio while Kontaveit was -15. Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys both hit a career milestone on Sunday, reaching the quarterfinals of the French Open at Roland Garros - giving both an appearance in the final eight of all four majors. (more...)
John Beilein returning to MI
- June 06, 2018

That means one year will be added to Beilein's deal after each season - essentially making it a lifetime contract to stay at the University of MI. Beilein is Michigan's winningest coach and is entering his 12th year in charge of the program. (more...)
LeBron James will meet with Warriors in free agency LeBron James will meet with Warriors in free agency
- June 06, 2018

There won't be an National Football League team visiting the White House this year. A few reminders about his team's urgent predicament against Golden State, questions about President Donald Trump and another review of Cleveland's heartbreaking loss in Oakland swung his emotions. (more...)
ISIS posters threaten Messi, Ronaldo beheadings at Russia World Cup ISIS posters threaten Messi, Ronaldo beheadings at Russia World Cup
- June 06, 2018

Also, a second poster shows a militant of the terrorist group carrying what appears to be an explosive device into a stadium. This poster is captioned: " FIFA World Cup Russia 2018". Tens of thousands of England fans are expected to base themselves in St Petersburg for the month-long finals. The attack was thought to be in retaliation to Russia's airstrikes in Syria that are coming close to finally ending their presence in the region. (more...)
Sharapova dumped out by clinical Muguruza Sharapova dumped out by clinical Muguruza
- June 06, 2018

Muguruza needed only 70 minutes to eliminate Sharapova and dominated her with superb returning, breaking the former No. 1 a half-dozen times. Sharapova was on the brink when she netted a forehand off balance to go 4-1 down and the two-time French Open champion then netted a backhand to crash out. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho makes Mohamed Salah prediction for the World Cup Philippe Coutinho makes Mohamed Salah prediction for the World Cup
- June 06, 2018

Ronaldo practiced on Monday but didn't speak to the media. Salah is recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final. Playing without their leader, Portugal drew 2-2 with Tunisia and 0-0 against Belgium in their last two friendlies. (more...)
Masar delivers Derby win for Godolphin Masar delivers Derby win for Godolphin
- June 06, 2018

Speaking after the race, Masar trainer Charlie Appleby said that he believes that he and Sheikh Mohammed are "on the same page" when it comes to future targets. "Horses are in my blood, I love them". "It is something really special". It is the pinnacle of our sport - it's the Holy Grail, the be all and end all. (more...)
Defender Poses In Man Utd Shirt After Completing £19m Move Defender Poses In Man Utd Shirt After Completing £19m Move
- June 06, 2018

Jose Mourinho has been looking for a long-term replacement for Antonio Valencia and the United boss feels he's snapped up the best full-back in his age group in Europe. "The chance of coming to the biggest club in the world is something I just couldn't turn down", said Dalot. 'He has all the attributes that a full-back needs: physicality, tactical intelligence and technical quality, combined with a Porto Academy mentality which prepares players for the maturity they need at the ... (more...)
Marcus Rashford will be 'major player' at World Cup, says Ashley Young Marcus Rashford will be 'major player' at World Cup, says Ashley Young
- June 06, 2018

However, Dier has backed Alli, who is among Gareth Southgate's 25-man squad for the World Cup , to continue progressing but admits his style of play means he will always be the subject of judgement. "A lot of people say that he's got to take it out of his game", the former Watford and Aston Villa player said. "A lot of things have been said by previous players, but here everybody gets on with everyone". (more...)
Blaney goes for Pocono repeat with pole effort in qualifying Blaney goes for Pocono repeat with pole effort in qualifying
- June 06, 2018

In the first practice session, Bell was second behind Kyle Busch at 158.828 miles per hour. "We were running around there and they called debris in turn one and when I came back around and looked at it, that's what it looked like to me". As soon as the green flag dropped, the yellow came back out as Erik Jones spun out on the front straightaway and set up yet another restart on lap 154. (more...)
Dalot completes United medical following Fred agreement
- June 06, 2018

Last month, reports emerged that United were considering a surprise move for the 19-year-old, who only made his first-team debut for Porto as recently as October. 'I have grown up in Porto's Academy and I am so thankful for everything they have done for me. Sources have told ESPN FC that Dalot is now recovering from a knee injury but is expected to be fit in time to join the squad for their preseason tour of the United States next month. (more...)
Aston Villa up for sale as struggling club faces winding-up order Aston Villa up for sale as struggling club faces winding-up order
- June 06, 2018

Freund is reportedly prepared to offer Tony Xia £75 million for Villa, who are struggling badly with their finances. It is understood that the club will pay the outstanding amount within the next 48 hours. They have made a host of big-money signings since dropping out of England's top flight, with extortionate transfer fees paid out for the likes of Jonathan Kodjia, Scott Hogan and Ross McCormack among various others. (more...)
Real Madrid midfielder Isco: Zidane decision surprised me Real Madrid midfielder Isco: Zidane decision surprised me
- June 06, 2018

Speaking to talkSPORT , Robertson said: "The amount of goals he scores is incredible, but the amount of chances he has..." "I spoke to him a couple of weeks ago about his goals and stuff, and he said to me "it should have been a lot more". (more...)
French Open: Heartbreak for Serena, record for Nadal French Open: Heartbreak for Serena, record for Nadal
- June 06, 2018

Nadal's latest victory, his 234th at a major, also moved the world No.1 past Jimmy Connors into outright third place for most wins at a grand slam behind Roger Federer (332) and Djokovic (244). However, Schwartzman kept fighting and battled to a 1-6 2-6 7-5 7-6 (7-0) 6-2 win. Halep won in 59 minutes with the second set taking just 22 minutes. (more...)
The NFL World reacts to the death of 49ers legend Dwight Clark The NFL World reacts to the death of 49ers legend Dwight Clark
- June 06, 2018

He was an awesome husband, father, grandfather, brother and a great friend and teammate. He publicly announced he was battling the disease in March 2017. My favorite cornerback on the Cowboys was Everson Walls, who was constantly attacked by other teams' offenses because he wasn't particularly fast. Jennifer and I are heartbroken over his passing. (more...)
Favored Justify draws the rail for Belmont Favored Justify draws the rail for Belmont
- June 06, 2018

We have it. We can't change it. Justify will line up with nine horses to his right as part of a field that includes five horses he beat during a rain-soaked Kentucky Derby and two he beat at a wet and foggy Preakness Stakes . Hofburg followed Justify in the morning line at 9-2. "Every member of this group truly cares about their horse's well-being beyond the track; we are extremely grateful for their generosity as we rely heavily on donations to continue to serve hundreds of ... (more...)
Vince Young makes first appearance on college Hall of Fame ballot Vince Young makes first appearance on college Hall of Fame ballot
- June 06, 2018

The Big 12 is the youngest of the Power Five conferences, but it's old enough to have some of its top quarterbacks nominated for the College Football Hall of Fame. Elliott, 53, played at MI from 1984 to 1987 under Bo Schembechler. Brown was a four-year starter for the Gators (1981-84) and was a consensus All-American in 1984. (more...)
Smith 'cried for four days' after ball-tampering scandal Smith 'cried for four days' after ball-tampering scandal
- June 06, 2018

Smith and Warner were subsequently suspended by Cricket Australia from global and domestic first-class cricket for 12 months, while Bancroft was handed a nine-month ban. Asked why he was not leaving immediately, Sutherland said he wanted a smooth transition. "After almost 20 years at Cricket Australia and 17 years as chief executive, the time is right for me and my family, and I think the time is also right for cricket". (more...)
Diego Maradona Messi was advised to Diego Maradona Messi was advised to "just enjoy the game"
- June 06, 2018

Following the match, Messi was quoted by the Argentina Football Association's website as saying: "I have no doubt that we are going to grow". "We are not going to the World Cup as favourites but we are a great team with players ready to fight against anyone". (more...)
Argentina cancels friendly with Israel in Jerusalem Argentina cancels friendly with Israel in Jerusalem
- June 06, 2018

Husni Abdel Wahed, Argentina's Palestinian ambassador, compared travelling to Israel to if Palestine celebrated the Falklands War. "As far as I know, the players of the national team were not willing to play the game", Faurie said, pointing to security concerns stemming from tensions on Israel's borders and in Jerusalem. (more...)

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