• Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers for National Basketball Association title
Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers for National Basketball Association title

Kerr won the award after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history. But Cleveland focused everyone on harassing him in Game 4, and it's no surprise Golden State's lone loss coincided with Curry's series-lows in points (14), field goals (four) and shots (13).

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  • Warriors unanimously decline White House visit
Warriors unanimously decline White House visit

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 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. He was not alone in that scoring effort, as has been the case for the Oakland team, as Stephen Curry chimed ...

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  • LeBron's finals triple double history doesn't ease loss
LeBron's finals triple double history doesn't ease loss

For the third year in succession the two teams met in the Finals, but after going 3-0 down this time around, Cleveland were only able to pull one game back before the Warriors secured the trophy in game five. Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was, but until you break through and win that first championship, there's always still som...

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  • Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits car to properly celebrate with fans
Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits car to properly celebrate with fans

Police issued more than 40 citations and towed at least 30 cars that were driving recklessly on city streets following the Golden State Warriors championship win. If a superstar can get about the same salary by switching to a much better team , there's little incentive not to do so. "We have to be more on edge".

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  • USA ambassador to Qatar QUITS as crisis engulfs Middle East
USA ambassador to Qatar QUITS as crisis engulfs Middle East

Morocco said it would send plane-loads of food to Qatar to boost supplies there after Gulf Arab states cut diplomatic and economic ties with Doha . After an initial run on grocery stores by nervous residents, Qatar has organized dairy shipments from Turkey while Shiite power Iran also has begun shipping in food.

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  • Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors
Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

For most of his basketball career, James was chasing the ghost of arguably the greatest player in the sport's history, Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. Despite coming up on the losing end of The Finals for the fifth time in eight trips, James made National Basketball Association history against the Golden State Warriors this postseason.

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  • France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly
France honours terror victims as Macron, May attend England friendly

The hosts managed to score an equalizer in the 22nd minute, as Lemar's free kick found Giroud, whose header was blocked by the goalkeeper Tom Heaton , while central defender Samuel Umtiti followed in to make it. The only problem was that France were also playing three up, which meant they had Mbappe and Dembele running either side of Olivier ...

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  • Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against Maori All Blacks
Peter O'Mahony to captain the Lions against Maori All Blacks

New Zealand see the Pacific islanders as a chance to flawless what they learned from watching the Lions in their tour matches, which include a victory against Super Rugby's unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders and defeats to the Auckland Blues and Otago Highlanders .

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  • Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final
Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final

Thereafter England got bogged down - Root snicked Shadab Khan behind on the cut and Morgan , dropped down the leg-side by Sarfraz on eight, drove loosely at Hassan and snicked through - the skipper falling for 33 off 53 balls after becoming only the third England batsman behind Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood to notch up 5,000 ODI runs.

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  • Draymond back in the gym day after NBA title win
Draymond back in the gym day after NBA title win

Durant was already one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association history before his move to the Warriors after collecting the scoring title four times and picking up MVPs honors in 2014. Knowing Durant had to be careful, LeBron James drove to the rim and threw down a vicious dunk over the Warriors star that gave the Caval...

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  • Sam Warburton back to lead Lions
Sam Warburton back to lead Lions

They don't play to the law of the game so Super Rugby sides tend to scrummage illegally then, if that's the case", Gatland said. This is the type of test that we want because that's exactly what the All Blacks are fantastic at. There is buzz and there is excitement and little fear as the Highlanders prepare to take on the British and Irish Lions...

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  • Warriors: No decision yet on White House visit
Warriors: No decision yet on White House visit

Their decision was a resounding no. The team responded amid multiple reports that Warriors players have already decided unanimously not to meet with President Trump. "I think we handle (the White House situation) when it gets there". I mean, it may be different. Then, the Warriors confirmed themselves that they have yet to be invited or decid...

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  • Pakistan vs England, in pictures
Pakistan vs England, in pictures

Pakistani bowlers produced another professional performance to restrict the formidable England batting line-up to 211 after Sarfraz Ahmed opted to bowl on a used surface. Mohammad Hafeez (31 not out) hit Stokes for a boundary to seal the win, sharing a 42-run partnership for the third wicket with Babar Azam (38 not out).

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  • Bairstow set to replace Roy
Bairstow set to replace Roy

Roy's place at the top of the order has appeared in jeopardy after a terrible run that has seen him make just 51 runs in eight one-day worldwide innings this summer. Morgan also had some words of comfort for Roy, with the belief that the group of players he now has will take the team towards the 2019 World Cup. England lost that match and Pakist...

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  • India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, live cricket score
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final, live cricket score

Pakistan bowled England out for just 211, in an era where 300 is considered a one-day global "par score", after captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and fielded. Both teams have a lot of expectations. Needless to say, the players were all publicly lambasted and it was one of the saddest moments in India's cricket history.

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  • United Complete Lindelof Signing
United Complete Lindelof Signing

According to The Sun , Arsenal have emerged as a shock contender in the race to sign Manchester United defender Chris Smalling , who is being tipped to leave Old Trafford in the summer. "But I see myself as a central defender, I feel most comfortable there", Lindelof told MUTV . Sky Sports News HQ understands the fee agreed is £30.7m...

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  • Pakistan bowl out England for 211 in first semis
Pakistan bowl out England for 211 in first semis

Hales' dismissal brought some cheer on the face of the debutant who was denied his first wicket via DRS. Paceman Hasan Ali led the attack with a superb return of 3/35 from his 10 overs. The dashing Fakhar completed a 49-ball fifty to follow his 50 against Sri Lanka. The bowling department for England has also looked good, trying to provide ...

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  • CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211
CT 2017: Pakistan bowlers restrict England to 211

Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who played a crucial role in Pakistan's sensational victory against Sri Lanka, is out with back injury. "I think all the three games [against South Africa, Sri Lanka and England] are the best games when I was captain".

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  • India are under more pressure than us: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza
India are under more pressure than us: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza

But Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes wins such as the one over New Zealand will bolster the side's already growing self-belief. But Shakib Al Hasan (114) and Mahmudullah (102 not out) responded to the pressure of a dire position in a must-win game with a brilliant new Bangladesh record partnership of 224 that turned the match upsi...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017, 2nd Semi-final
ICC Champions Trophy 2017, 2nd Semi-final

And our mindset does not differ", Kohli said on the eve of the match. Bangladesh sealed their place in the last four with an impressive five-wicket victory over New Zealand in Cardiff . Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza's had made it clear that Bangladesh would come into the game without anything to lose. "Yes, India played also at ...

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