• Swedes end Japan's America's Cup title shot
Swedes end Japan's America's Cup title shot

The victor of the best of nine series will go on to challenge Oracle Team USA for the America's Cup. But if New Zealand emerge victorious, they have said they will look to return to the cup's less structured roots, something which might make it harder for SoftBank Team Japan , who bought their design from the holders, to commit to.

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  • LeBron looking at Lakers and Clippers after 2018? Report
LeBron looking at Lakers and Clippers after 2018? Report

The Golden State Warriors were quite open about their desire and expectation to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers on their home floor, and it may well have backfired on them. The Cavs aren't strong enough defensively to stop this Warriors team. Stack up the odds, Cleveland conquers them. "It's just my personal goal to keep me motivated", Ja...

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  • STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens regroup after Preds fight back
STANLEY CUP FINAL: Pens regroup after Preds fight back

Rinne, who had also been pulled in Game 2 and has a.755 save percentage in the three Cup Final games held in Pittsburgh , was replaced by Juuse Saros to start the second period. Murray, on the other hand, is coming off two consecutive losses and has never lost three in a row since entering the National Hockey League. Rocked himself in the two ...

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  • Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III
Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

Perhaps most noteworthy, it gives Durant the chance at a first championship and validation for his decision to leave the Thunder and join the league's latest super team. According to the odds makers in Las Vegas and the number crunchers at analytical sites, the Warriors are the clear favorites to win the series after sweeping their way through the ...

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  • 9-time champ Nadal faces Wawrinka in French Open men's final
9-time champ Nadal faces Wawrinka in French Open men's final

As Rafael Nadal today bids to win his tenth French Open title and Stan Wawrinka attempts to stop the Spaniard with his forceful concoction of brute strength and ideal technique, the important thing for Andy Murray is to sensibly look forward with optimism rather than reflect too deeply on what might have been at Roland Garros.

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  • Liverpool´s Ward wants Huddersfield return
Liverpool´s Ward wants Huddersfield return

Ward is now with the Wales squad ahead of their World Cup qualifier on Sunday against Serbia and the stopper hopes that playing in England's top division could give him a real chance of challenging Wayne Hennessey between the sticks for Wales.

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  • Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals
Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

The 23-year-old Austrian beat Nadal last month in Rome in the Spaniard's only loss on clay this season. 'Stan has played fantastic in this tournament, he hasn't dropped a set. And practice also was not good. The Scot argued his case on court with Ramos, but to no avail. What I have to say else, I don't know Novak is still looking his way back...

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  • Jose Mourinho makes personal call to £71 million rated striker
Jose Mourinho makes personal call to £71 million rated striker

Giving him his debut at Real Madrid , it's no secret that José Mourinho is a staunch admirer of Alvaro Morata . Manchester United are set to up their offer for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata having seen on bid turned down already, but are confident of securing a cut-rate deal for the Spaniard, according to The Guardian .

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  • Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team?
Rumor Report: Is LeBron Leaving the Cavs for an LA Team?

Fortunately for the Cavaliers, Chris Haynes of ESPN revealed that James' kick isn't under investigation. I also know that the last time Clevelanders spent an entire 18 months focusing on what could happen regarding LeBron James' contract at some point in the future, I took for granted the excellence that was unfolding in front of me in present ...

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  • Players relish first chance to play in Cup final
Players relish first chance to play in Cup final

Wednesday night the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators opened the Stanley Cup Finals in Pittsburgh . "Our building is great, the atmosphere is great", head coach Peter Laviolette said. It was 1 second shy of the fastest goal to start a period in Final history. The Predators had 38 shots to the Penguins' 27, but Rinne allowed four ...

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  • Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy
Yuvraj Singh's vintage magic helps India to beat Pak in Champions Trophy

From there on India tightned the screws and ensured they won the game in style. Yuvraj Singh hit a whirlwind half century that provided the late flourish to post 300 plus and earned him the "Man of the match award". "My opinion does not matter and should not matter". The kind of innings he played was simply mind-blowing. It's not preferences ...

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  • Unseeded Ostapenko Wins Women's Final
Unseeded Ostapenko Wins Women's Final

Jelena Ostapenko produced an astonishing fightback to overpower favourite Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 in the French Open final on Saturday and become the first Latvian grand slam champion. Her ambition will be slightly easier to achieve now that Serena Williams , her idol, is off the tour, expecting her first child in September. Ranked No 47 pre-to...

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" "Nashville Predators Marketing Manager hopes "#Smashville takes care of Crosby"

That isn't how Predators coach Peter Laviolette saw it, with the game's biggest name at the centre of all the action but his team no worse for wear. From Malkin (goal and an assist) and Kessel (goal and two assists) to goals from Justin Schultz and Ron Hainsey to a shutout performance from Matt Murray , everyone in a Penguins jersey stepped up.

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  • Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins breezes to 3-2 series lead
Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins breezes to 3-2 series lead

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette appeals to linesman Brian Murphy, left, during the second period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. Losing the two previous games in Nashville gave them something to think about on the trip home. Nashville's Rinne wa...

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  • NBA is reviewing several 'incidents' from Game 4 of NBA Finals
NBA is reviewing several 'incidents' from Game 4 of NBA Finals

There's no - you can't - we were just playing in the moment. Zero and 126 is the record. With their pursuit last season of the 73 wins needed to post the best record in a single-season, the Warriors became familiar with the "chasing history" narrative.

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  • Draymond Green shoots up list of Cleveland villains
Draymond Green shoots up list of Cleveland villains

Due to what the two officials say was a communication failure between them and the official scorer, the first-half technical on Green was actually on Warriors coach Steve Kerr . "We informed the table that it was not his second technical foul". "But still trying to figure out why did I get the second one". As if Draymond Green didn't have enou...

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  • Crusaders unbeaten run snapped by Lions in try-less game
Crusaders unbeaten run snapped by Lions in try-less game

But they can kick and chase. The British couple, together with their New Zealand-based daughter and son-in-law and two young grandchildren, parked the campervan in Christchurch's Lichfield St to go for a meal between 3pm and 6pm. The Lions then threatened the Crusaders line, coming at them in waves, but the home side kept them out. The othe...

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  • Warriors extend National Basketball Association finals lead over Cavs to 3-0
Warriors extend National Basketball Association finals lead over Cavs to 3-0

This includes his first career postseason triple-double with 32 points, 10 rebounds and a playoff-best 11 assists in Game 2. Kevin Durant and LeBron James exchanged some heated words during the third quarter of Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday.

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  • James, high-wire Cavaliers living on the edge in Finals
James, high-wire Cavaliers living on the edge in Finals

The Warriors are beating teams in the postseason by an average of 13.8 ppg and hadn't lost a game until Friday's Game 4 in Cleveland . With a chance to close out the series with the Cleveland Cavaliers and celebrate their second National Basketball Association title in three seasons, two-times reigning league MVP Stephen Curry went cold....

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  • India Will Make This Big Change In The Match Against South Africa
India Will Make This Big Change In The Match Against South Africa

India launched their campaign in the Champions Trophy with a resounding 124-run victory over Pakistan , extending their dominance over the archrivals in major ICC tournaments. "So there's no room for complacency in a tournament like this, and we as a team certainly don't feel that". We'll look to stop not only him but all the batsmen.

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