• LeBron James Loved Being On Warriors' Minds During Their Championship Parade
LeBron James Loved Being On Warriors' Minds During Their Championship Parade

On the basketball court, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has few, if any equals. Green trolled James at the Warriors' championship parade Thursday with a "Quickie" shirt (using the same Q as seen on the outside of Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena ) after James sported an " Ultimate Warrior " look at the Cavs' parade in 2016.

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  • Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements
Best to lead new-look Lions, controversial additions among replacements

The Lions then ruined the Maori scrum, not once but twice, with referee Peyper awarding a penalty try from the second. While the All Blacks ran from all angles in their 12-try, 78-0 win over Samoa on Friday, the clinical Lions stuck to their formula of mixing a kick-and-chase game from Conor Murray with strong, driving, forward play .

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  • The NBA Super Team Phenomenon
The NBA Super Team Phenomenon

I wanted Ewing to feel it. "That's what I'm most proud of today". Even though George is staying firm on his commitment to stay with the Indiana Pacers, the Cavaliers would be a great fit for him. "Y'all might write about it". I don't think I've not thought about the Warriors for one day since I took the job, even when I don't want to. Both Li...

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  • No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two
No underdog talk at Mercedes after Canada one-two

It was the Mercedes team's first one-two finish of the year and clear proof of their recovery after a disappointing weekend at last month's Monaco Grand Prix. Vettel and teammate Kimi Raikkonen finished one-two at Monaco two weeks ago while Hamilton struggled. "I don't think in the five years at this team, they have pulled together so well, r...

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  • Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final
Forget group win over Pakistan, India's Virat Kohli warns before final

But Sarfraz, who has had a fine tournament in his triple role of captain, wicket-keeper and batsman added: "You saw how well we bowled in the "death overs" against South Africa and also Sri Lanka". That was something we hadn't prepared for. But Kohli was adamant that he valued the all-round balance Pandya offers and suggested that, if India c...

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  • Fowler ready to break major duck
Fowler ready to break major duck

McIlroy is 6 over for the tournament, 13 shots back of leaders Rickie Fowler and Paul Casey . "Those were tough shots", Fleetwood said. "So, it should be a fun weekend". But the record-setting performance has him on the verge of his first major championship if he is able to build off the momentum he established in Saturday's third round.

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  • Rory McIlroy not 'bored' with golf following US Open exit
Rory McIlroy not 'bored' with golf following US Open exit

McIlroy tweeted back: "More like 200 mill - not bad for a "bored" 28-year-old.plenty more where that came from". Rory McIlroy called out former PGA champion Steve Elkington for remarking that the four-time major victor is "so bored playing golf".

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  • India outclass Pakistan in rain-hit clash
India outclass Pakistan in rain-hit clash

Kohli's aggression at the end and Hardik Pandya's entertaining cameo, including his three sixes of the last over, took India to 319/3 in 48 overs. "But seeing how quickly they opted to bowl, we felt like they're not necessarily wanting to chase a total down", Kohli said . India didn't field well and probably gave away more runs than Pakis...

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  • Miller impressed by Thomas 63, up to a point
Miller impressed by Thomas 63, up to a point

His purple patch has instilled the belief he's ready to become the seventh consecutive first-time major victor, a run started by Jason Day at the 2015 US PGA Championship. "I didn't think it was the putter, it was the guy on the end of it", he said. This is the longest course on tour this year, but if the 50-year-old can manage to keep it in th...

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  • Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final
Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

She was hauled back in the seventh game but Pliskova, her error count racing past the 50-mark, handed it back, allowing Halep to serve for the match. It looked like the same might happen in the third when Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3 but Ostapenko had learned her lesson and clinched victory with a forehand into the corner, her 50th vict...

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  • Sarfaraz vows to play 'attacking cricket' in clash against India
Sarfaraz vows to play 'attacking cricket' in clash against India

However, they recovered well and fought back to beat South Africa , Sri Lanka , and England in their way to final. Most of the TV spots for the final, to be played in London , were pre-booked, however, fewer than 10 percent of the slots are left for the final.

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  • Kohli points to pivotal Proteas run outs after crushing win
Kohli points to pivotal Proteas run outs after crushing win

But it wasn't enough, again, and South Africa crashed out in the first round on Sunday at The Oval, sent home by India for a third time in tournament history. He doesn't believe they have a mental handicap. He is a very unsafe player as well. When pressed about his future as South Africa's captain, de Villiers said: "That's a question that ...

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  • DUP's Arlene Foster meets with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over Stormont talks
DUP's Arlene Foster meets with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over Stormont talks

Given the high volume of fresh produce trade between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, the free movement of goods and workers between the two countries is an important issue for companies on both sides of the border. Northern Ireland has been without a powersharing executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister si...

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: India favourites but bookies expect tough Pakistan fight
Champions Trophy 2017: India favourites but bookies expect tough Pakistan fight

They also have a well-balanced attack, with new-ball bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah supported by contrasting spinners in Ravichandran Ashwin and left-armer Ravindra Jadeja, with the like of Kedar Jadhav, as he showed against Bangladesh , also able to chip in with useful wickets.

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  • Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround
Majestic Modric the key to Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

Bale became the sixth player to lift the Champions League or European Cup in their home town, and the first since Nicolas Anelka with Real in 2000 in Paris. "I've worked double sessions for three, four weeks to get myself ready for this and recover from the surgery". Leonardo Bonucci's deep ball was brought down by Alex Sandro, who cut it bac...

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  • Pro golf: Steve Stricker makes US Open cut on the number
Pro golf: Steve Stricker makes US Open cut on the number

Open in relation to par . In the previous 116 U.S. Opens, only six players had ever reached 10-under par or lower, never in the same tournament. Koepka has consistently contended in majors over the last couple years, and seems poised for a breakthrough win.

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  • Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw
Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw

Savage said: "They've got Republic of Ireland at home, it was a blow not winning in Dublin against Martin O'Neill's side, so I think a draw wouldn't be a total disaster as long as they win their remaining home games". Coleman said: "It was a great point". "We took the lead, but this is such a tough place to come to play and Serbia are a good ...

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  • Pakistan should bat first against India, advises Imran Khan
Pakistan should bat first against India, advises Imran Khan

Now that they have received a proverbial second chance, Pakistan can not afford to be chicken-hearted again. Despite this, Ganguly faced it bravely and waved at them with a smile. I am heartened by Pakistan's opening partnership of Fakhar Zaman and Azhar Ali . The left-hander, who was not tried in the pool game against India , has scores of...

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  • Champions Trophy Final: Punters peg India favourites against Pakistan
Champions Trophy Final: Punters peg India favourites against Pakistan

Admirable as those sentiments may be, Kohli will find few cricket fanatics in the two countries agreeing with him when he says of the final: "It's just another game of cricket". Misbah then hit a full toss for six and victory was within Pakistan's grasp as they now needed six more runs off the remaining four balls. Pakistan , the lowest-ranked...

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  • Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63
Birdies, bogeys and the eagle in Justin Thomas' 63

It's also important to note that there hasn't been a playoff in the last eight U.S. Opens. And the former Ryder Cup player then made it five birdies in succession - just one short of the US Open record equalled by Adam Hadwin on Thursday - by picking up shots on the first, second and third.

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