• LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team
LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building super team

LeBron had held Durant in relative check for most of the game - despite his 31 points - but Durant buried the shot when it count. Barring a monumental collapse so great that it blots out all rational sports discourse for a decade, the Golden State Warriors are going to win the NBA Finals running away.

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  • Charles Barkley takes up Bettman's invitation to Cup Final
Charles Barkley takes up Bettman's invitation to Cup Final

His interviews were must-listen radio. I think I love him more now because of his love for hockey and the NHL . While facing the media following the announcement from the National Hockey League that his 1984-85 Edmonton Oilers had been voted the greatest team in league history, Wayne Gretzky suddenly fielded a question from an unexpected sou...

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  • LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team
LeBron not faulting Warriors for building super team

It's probably not right for me to use the term "breezed" when talking about the Warriors' path to the Finals. Curry was criticized for perceived shortcomings in his past two Finals appearances. "So I've got to appreciate it while we got it". Golden State celebrated a 118-113 victory and is now one win from sweeping the series, and the playoffs.

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  • NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner
NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner

Yes, Golden State is going to win this series. It's really that simple. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James answers questions before an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. The defending champs have made more threes and shot a better percentage from behind the arc than Golden State. Clearly, Cleveland understan...

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  • Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ
Venus Williams out; French Open to have 1st-time Slam champ

Mladenovic triumphed 6-1 3-6 6-3, but Muguruza appeared less than impressed by the behavior of the crowd. Former World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returned to the French Open quarters for the first time since 2010 after she eliminated 2009 champion Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.

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  • Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links
Bale 'happy' at Madrid amid Man United links

And Bale believes the current team has taken its place among the great Real sides of the past. "It's hard to say this but, like I said, we need to keep doing what we are doing, enjoy what we are doing and we will see". He helped Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016 last summer, but missed three months of this season after undergoing ankle surgery ...

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  • Pakistan still in the running for Champions Trophy semifinal
Pakistan still in the running for Champions Trophy semifinal

For Sri Lanka , their pacers suffered under the onslaught and have left the batsmen with a steep target to chase - if they are to remain in contention for a place in the semi-final. And who put on that stand? Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan led the India charge with a blistering 125 as the holders piled up 321 for six. Rohit Sharma (78) and MS Dh...

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  • Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers
Scooter turns slugger, ties MLB record with 4 homers

That Gennett did this for the Reds, the team that plays in the city in which he was born (and for a team he was a fan of " since I was 2 "), was an wonderful twist of fate. Cincinnati (27-30) has won nine of its past 14 meetings with St. Louis (26-30). So I say it's between Green and Gennett; I'm still partial to Green's game, but if you like RBIs...

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  • Sarfraz credits team on collective effort to beat South Africa
Sarfraz credits team on collective effort to beat South Africa

Just three days after conceding 319 for three against arch-rivals India in a crushing 124-run opening defeat by the title-holders at Edgbaston, Pakistan were a transformed side on their return to the Birmingham ground. The spin of Imad Wasim and Mohammad Hafeez claimed the first three wickets as South Africa plunged from 40-0 to 61-3, c...

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  • Pats, Julian Edelman agree to multiyear extension
Pats, Julian Edelman agree to multiyear extension

Edelman originally would have been a free agent following the 2017 season since he had only one remaining year on his previous contract. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is a leader on the field and, when it comes to taking less money than he's worth, off it, too.

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  • Crusaders name seven All Blacks in team to face the Lions
Crusaders name seven All Blacks in team to face the Lions

Crusaders have been in stunning Super Rugby form, winning all 14 of their matches so far this season. "It is tough for them, they have come here and it's not an easy tour". Rather than criticise the visitors after Wednesday's defeat to the Auckland Blues - New Zealand's weakest Super Rugby team - Hansen called them "the best Lions side...

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  • England thrash NZ by 87 runs; enter semifinals
England thrash NZ by 87 runs; enter semifinals

Asked to bat first, England rode on half-centuries from Alex Hales, Joe Root and Jos Butler to post a formidable total of 310 runs. Williamson top scored for New Zealand with 87 from 98 balls, hitting eight fours. However, the moment Williamson was caught behind off a snorter from Mark Wood , the Kiwi innings fell apart. New Zealand ...

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  • Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff
Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff

So yes we will continue what we are doing for over the years - play better football and win matches", he added. "It's been a tough year with a lot of football and the injuries". Watch Cristiano Ronaldo's son dazzle in the clip below. The Portugal forward seems more focussed on poaching goals in the box rather than making headway out wide and ...

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  • Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Larson starts last
Harvick wins Charlotte pole; Cup leader Larson starts last

Busch is off to a somewhat slow start this year, but he has finished in the top 5 in his last two races. He also had to push the seven-time champion to the brink on his tail for the final laps. After racing resumed, it was Truex who led a record-setting amount of laps in 2016, who made it to the green and checkered flag first. He raced to the lead ...

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  • Bopanna and Dabrowski win French Open mixed doubles
Bopanna and Dabrowski win French Open mixed doubles

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian teammate Gabriela Dabrowski on 8 June 2017 won the mixed doubles title at the 2017 French Open of Tennis. "Over the years, I have lost in the semi-finals in the Grand Slams". Bopanna and Dabrowski were down by two points but Farah and Groenefeld muffed the chances.

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  • In Focus: Chelsea or Man United should buy Sanches despite Bayern woes
In Focus: Chelsea or Man United should buy Sanches despite Bayern woes

Barcelona and Liverpool are reportedly ready to battle it out in the summer to land Bayern Munich superstar Douglas Costa , who has been put on the market. Both players are valued at around £30 million by the German giants. " Manchester United watched Renato many times and maybe I did it even more". Liverpool managed Jurgen Klopp will ...

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  • Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open
Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

Murray, who will now face 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka in a repeat of the semi-final match-up he won past year, said: "I didn't feel like I played great tennis". That next match will be against the top-ranked Andy Murray on Wednesday. Nishikori won a dramatic five-setter 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 to reach the semifinals at Flushing Meadows.

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  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia
Champions Trophy: Bangladesh wins toss and bats vs Australia

The Blackcaps are still in with a good chance of qualifying for the Champions Trophy knockouts after Australia's match against Bangladesh was spoiled by the inclement English weather. "Although it is a little bit frustrating"."We were playing some good cricket and it would have been good to see how the game unfolded". "I think it makes ...

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  • Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title
Henry: Wenger must win Premier League title

Henry was not surprised by the news, but feels that it now puts more pressure on his compatriot to win the Premier League for the first time since 2004. Usmanov recently offered to buy Kroenke's shares but was denied by the American billionaire. "He has a great opportunity to deliver the success that the fans deserve.

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  • Team NZ to face BAR in playoffs
Team NZ to face BAR in playoffs

After enjoying two nearly flawless wins, the challengers got off to the worst possible start by copping a double penalty at the start. Had Team New Zealand won Saturday's race, it would have clinched the bonus point if it made it through to the match.

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