• Stephen Curry's 2nd NBA championship puts him in rare company
Stephen Curry's 2nd NBA championship puts him in rare company

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in game four of the best-of-seven championship. Thompson and Smith confronted West and all three of those players got technical fouls. James averaged 33.6 poi...

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  • Paul George To Cleveland Cavaliers Talk Heating Up After NBA Finals Loss
Paul George To Cleveland Cavaliers Talk Heating Up After NBA Finals Loss

This time, King James gave way to KD. Durant only scored five points during the surge, but his presence drew so much attention from the Cavaliers defense that open shots were created for his teammates. The Warriors became the first team in history to go 12-0 before the NBA Finals , doing so with 10 double-digit victories. That Lacob was so cas...

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  • Warriors for the inspired win
Warriors for the inspired win

The Golden State Warriors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , California. There are decisions that need to be made every single year and you've got to assess the situation as it is. "And we've witn...

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  • Spectacular LeBron can't carry Cavs
Spectacular LeBron can't carry Cavs

Obviously the best team in the league for the last three years, the best team this year. He did all this while shooting 55.6 percent from the field, 47.4 percent on three-pointers and 92.7 percent from the free throw line. "I've been so lucky to be part of so many championship teams as a player and now as a coach, and it never gets old". ...

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  • England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand
England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson: " England bowled very, very well". But in Cardiff he managed the increasingly rare feat of bowling two maidens in a one-day worldwide. "It's a bit frustrating, because we were getting a little bit of momentum with the bat". The weather always threatened to make a decisive intervention and a shower in bet...

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  • Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade
Fans already lining up for Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Now the question is whether the Penguins can win again? Lemieux was found to be in the early stages of the disease after a large lymph node was removed from his neck, according to a statement issued by the Pittsburgh Penguins and approved by team physician Charles Burke.

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to take National Basketball Association title
Warriors beat Cavaliers to take National Basketball Association title

James wrapped his arm around Irving and simply said: "we'll be back me and you, we'll be back". "It looks like it was easy, but guys like Steph Curry welcoming him and kind of let him shine - it worked out like it should", Myers said. "... Getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". Either way, the future of James in Cleve...

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  • Varnish stunned by British Cycling report
Varnish stunned by British Cycling report

Sutton resigned after the allegations by Varnish, who said he told her to "get on with having a baby" after she was cut from the team past year. Varnish claimed she was dismissed after publicly speaking out against coaching decisions. "We've identified 39 areas for immediate action, covering governance, leadership and management, culture , athle...

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  • Warriors, Durant storm to finals win
Warriors, Durant storm to finals win

All season, and into the playoffs and Finals, the Warriors showed what happens when a solid-shooting team is able to spread the floor while moving the ball and rolling up the points. The 2014 MVP's length and shooting ability was too much for Cleveland's overmatched defence. No team had a winning record against Golden State this season - fi...

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  • Rob Manfred supports decision to play Congressional Baseball Game
Rob Manfred supports decision to play Congressional Baseball Game

Organized by professional baseball player-turned-congressman John Tener, it was first played in 1909 . Now, its symbolism will become even more powerful after a gunman opened fire on the Republican team at their practice. Since then, it's only gained in popularity, and it's also become notable as a charitable event. Major League Baseball commiss...

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  • CT2017: Arthur backs Pakistan's 'best game' could crush England
CT2017: Arthur backs Pakistan's 'best game' could crush England

India play Bangladesh in the second semi-final in Birmingham on Thursday. Amir was sidelined with a back spasm, having been a key figure in Pakistan's virtual quarter-final win against Sri Lanka in Cardiff on Monday. Sarfraz, meanwhile, probably wishes he could bat at Cardiff all the time, with the wicket-keeper having made 90 on the same g...

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  • France edge thrilling friendly against England
France edge thrilling friendly against England

Harry Kane put England in the lead in the ninth minute but France led at half time thanks to goals from Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe . England's second half got off to a flawless start when Kane doubled his personal tally for the evening from the penalty spot after Raphael Varane had been sent off but, despite having to play t...

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  • United complete Lindelof deal
United complete Lindelof deal

Victor Lindelof can not wait to start working with Jose Mourinho . "I was in Benfica for five years so for me to leave of course it was not a tough decision but a hard decision because I was happy there and I developed a lot as a player", Lindelof told MUTV .

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  • Terrifying videos of West London Tower inferno
Terrifying videos of West London Tower inferno

Residents who escaped complained there had been no fire alarm, with many relying on neighbours to wake them as the blaze spread, and said official advice in the event of a fire had been to stay inside. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. "I watched one person falling out, I watched another woman holding her baby out the window. heari...

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  • Congressman shot at GOP baseball practice
Congressman shot at GOP baseball practice

Scales was shot in the hip; his spokesman said he was undergoing surgery on Wednesday morning. "He is grateful for the courageous actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders and colleagues". Texas Rep. Joe Barton, still in his baseball uniform, told reporters a shooter came out to the practice and opened fire, shooting at Rep. Trent Kelly, R-M...

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  • AB de Villiers says sorry after South Africa's exit from Champions Trophy
AB de Villiers says sorry after South Africa's exit from Champions Trophy

Meanwhile, De Villiers is all set to lead the South African side in the upcoming three-match T20 series against England. He will be in charge of a 14-man squad, without several Proteas regulars and one man yet to make his T20 worldwide debut in all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius.

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  • Reported Man United target makes announcement about his future
Reported Man United target makes announcement about his future

Craig Burley doubts Antoine Griezmann's tweet about loyalty to Atletico means he won't still go to Manchester United . France global Antoine Griezmann has confirmed that he will remain at Atletico Madrid next season, despite being heavily linked with a move to Manchester United .

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  • Ultra-Powerful Xbox One X Unveiled
Ultra-Powerful Xbox One X Unveiled

Microsoft's latest console is part of an effort to gain ground against Sony's PlayStation 4. The Xbox One X will ship with 1 TB of storage , and an exterior that looks a lot like the Xbox One S , albeit with an even smaller footprint.

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  • Rihanna Celebrates Golden State Warriors Victory With New Video
Rihanna Celebrates Golden State Warriors Victory With New Video

In one sense, James caught up to at least part of that ghost when he passed Jordan for the most points scored in NBA Playoffs history with a 35-point showing in a 135-102 closeout win over the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden last month.

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  • Curry, Durant look to build Warriors dynasty
Curry, Durant look to build Warriors dynasty

The 39-point effort in Game 5 capped a series when he was the best player nearly every night, no small feat when LeBron James was putting up a performance for the ages, averaging a triple-double for the Cavs. Ten years after becoming the No. 2 draft pick behind Greg Oden, Durant has reached the pinnacle. He can't do it alone. I work hard, I belie...

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