• Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era
Warriors-Cavaliers generate highest ratings for Finals series since Michael Jordan era

But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers in the Finals. The Warriors won 73 games last season. As for a possible White House visit for the new National Basketball Association champions, Kerr said the unsubstantiated Tuesday report saying the Wa...

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  • Contreras hits HR, Baez scores on error, Cubs beat Padres
Contreras hits HR, Baez scores on error, Cubs beat Padres

Hedges deflected questions after the game, saying he thought he gave Rizzo a lane to the plate but was just thankful to be able to walk away after the collision . He caught the ball toward the plate. Torrens is the only other catcher on the Padres' roster. Yes, the official rule uses exactly the same term Green used during his postgame intervi...

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  • Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills
Golfers seem to give good reviews to US Open at Erin Hills

He is also the seventh straight U.S. Open champion to be a first-time major victor. And I just couldn't stand the fact that I'd only won once'. I've been trying to win too badly. On Championship Sunday of a U.S. Open he hit a staggering 17 greens. "I wake up in the morning, I go train and I go practice". 'He was in a hurry to get to his vehic...

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  • Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open
Koepka clinches first major with victory at US Open

Open on Sunday but despite his six-under-par 66 had to settle for a tie for second place at Erin Hills. Only Tiger Woods (-12, 2000), Rory McIIroy (-16, 2011) and Martin Kaymer (-9, 2014) have finished with a score of -9 or lower. "I just tried to keep the hammer down and go as low as I could". The Olympic golf course in San Francisco is eve...

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  • NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announces budget's health funding
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announces budget's health funding

A slew of redevelopments were announced in the budget lead-up, but the Prince of Wales revamp was the health centrepiece of an infrastructure-heavy budget day. "While our hospitals will receive a significant funding injection, we will also provide training for increased numbers of medical staff on the ground", he said.

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  • Pakistan pays India back in same coin in Champions trophy final
Pakistan pays India back in same coin in Champions trophy final

After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first global century. "They [Pakistan] had an incredible tournament, the way they turned things around, speak volumes for the talent they have". Amir, who ...

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  • Bayern Munchen end rumours about Ronaldo signing
Bayern Munchen end rumours about Ronaldo signing

Still though, people were right to be wary about Ronaldo's departure because despite Phil Neville's best efforts to convince the Ballon d'Or victor to return to Old Trafford, we would be amazed to see him leave. "Subsequently, this rumour was also taken up by numerous German media". "We're used to being the subject of intense transfer speculati...

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  • Luka Modric investigated for perjury in Croatia
Luka Modric investigated for perjury in Croatia

Should Modric be found guilty of perjury in the case, he could face between six months and five years in prison. The State Attorney's Office released a statement saying: "State Attorney's Office in Osijek opened the investigation against Croatian citizen (1985) due to the existence of reasonable doubt that when giving testimony before the County ...

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  • Koepka captures US Open title
Koepka captures US Open title

Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. HONORARY Weymouth Golf Club member and two-time former junior champion Paul Casey finished his bid to claim the US Open in 26th spot at Erin Hills . "I think that other than a European win, I think everybody back home in Europe will be very delighted for Brooks Koepka ". ...

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  • Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring international cricket to Pak
Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy win bring international cricket to Pak

They were eventually dismissed for 158, with 19.3 overs to spare. Cricket-obsessed Pakistanis flooded onto the streets draped in their national green and white flag in celebration on Sunday after their national team trounced arch-foe India in the Champions Trophy final.

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  • Stanley Cup Final 2017: Predators vs. Penguins Game 5 Odds, Props, Predictions
Stanley Cup Final 2017: Predators vs. Penguins Game 5 Odds, Props, Predictions

Across six periods in Nashville , the NHL's highest-scoring team managed to beat Rinne just twice as the Predators rallied to tie the series. Some thought of it as some bad luck at first, but it apparently worked out for the Penguins.

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  • Champions Trophy: Army men's victory dance and big message to India
Champions Trophy: Army men's victory dance and big message to India

On Sunday evening, the subcontinent was glued to its television sets as India took on Pakistan in the finals of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament being played at the Oval in London . "Early wickets are never good, especially in a chase", Kohli said . Pakistan , who had lost all three of their previous matches against India in t...

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  • Andy Murray's march continues in Kei Nishikori fight back
Andy Murray's march continues in Kei Nishikori fight back

She will take on fifth-seed Elena Svitolina, who came back from a set down to beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Monday. Third seed and 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka made the last eight defeating Gael Monfils 7-5, 7-6 (7), 6-2. "It was flawless today, I'm very satisfied", Wawrinka said after his 12th win in 14 meetings with Cilic. By reachi...

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  • Twins Add Three In Draft
Twins Add Three In Draft

Royce Lewis is an 18-year-old from Aliso Viejo, California, who went to Jserra Catholic High School . Lewis was somewhat of a surprise selection, getting taken over two-way stars Brendan McKay and Hunter Greene , as well as right-hander Kyle Wright.

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  • Another major trophy in Zidane's young coaching career
Another major trophy in Zidane's young coaching career

The Spanish giants won the 2017 Champions League by defeating Juventus 4-1 in the final on Saturday. The 4-1 win over Juventus allowed Madrid to become the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. "My family is happy and I am happy, so yes we will continue what we are doing". A team in its prime, with Cristiano Ro...

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  • Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team
Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

The former captains were of the view that success in the Champions Trophy widely speaks about the rise of cricket in Pakistan despite the fact that foreign teams are not visiting the country for nearly one decade. The turnaround was a triumph for Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed, who impressed in his triple role of wicket-keeper, batsman and skipper....

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  • Late victor as Blues beat Lions in Auckland
Late victor as Blues beat Lions in Auckland

The British and Irish Lions have fallen to a 22-16 defeat against the Auckland Blues in the second match of their tour of New Zealand. "We have to understand that it gets quite tough coming off a season, getting into a (rugby mad) country like New Zealand", Smit said.

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  • Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy
Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of ICC Team of Champions Trophy

I was telling somebody the other day that I have had five semi- finals with South Africa and never got to a final. Zaman then turned the tables on India as he slammed his maiden worldwide hundred to set up a 180-run win for Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan side.

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  • Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes
Japanese horse Epicharis scratched from Belmont Stakes

The Wood Memorial victor should place somewhere on today's board, but I'll roll the dice on a long-shot to win and simply have Irish War Cry in my tri-fecta. "This is where we live. This is home. It's extra special". "A mile and a half is a long way to go, but in his previous races he has shown us some stamina".

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  • Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU
Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

LSU (49-18) will now face an elimination game Wednesday at 6 p.m.in a rematch with Florida State, which stayed alive with a 6-4 win over Cal State Fullerton earlier Monday. "And Trev got the big hit and got us ahead 1-0". It will be easy to point to the season-high 12 walks LSU allowed while forced to scrape out the bottom of the bullpen to use...

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