• Kane reflects on ´special´ goal after England rescue job
Kane reflects on ´special´ goal after England rescue job

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came off the bench to give England the lead before Griffiths's free kicks looked to have snatched victory for Scotland . Yet England rallied rather than wilted in stoppage time as Kane, wearing the captain's armband for the first time , met a super cross from Raheem Sterling with an even better finish to grab a 2...

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  • Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home
Warriors have chance to clinch NBA title at home

Leading 3-0 and being beaten out for the Larry O'Brien Trophy again would make the Warriors all-time chokers. The Cavs got the win in Game 4 on Friday behind some remarkable shooting. The Cavaliers have yet to find an answer to slow down Durant as he scored at least 30 points in each game joining Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'N...

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  • Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open
Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko shocks Simona Halep to win French Open

Rafael Nadal spent the second week of last year's Roland Garros on a boat with his girlfriend, trying to forget the agony of injury that forced him to withdraw from the tournament after the second round. - The youngster launched an impressive tally of 299 winners from her fluorescent green racket at Roland Garros this year. "'And she said, 'Maybe o...

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  • Fan paid $133000 for two Game 5 seats, a new National Basketball Association record
Fan paid $133000 for two Game 5 seats, a new National Basketball Association record

Despite Cavaliers' win, Warriors are favourite to win the National Basketball Association title as they lead Cavs 3-1 in the best-of-seven finals. They lost the edge in last year's Finals after suffering back-to-back blowout losses in Games 5 and 6 which left them demoralised ahead of Game 7 in their own backyard.

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  • Chinese consortium interested in Newcastle United investment
Chinese consortium interested in Newcastle United investment

The Chinese consortium that has expressed an interest remains unnamed, but is regarded as a serious player with sufficient funds to be a credible investment proposition. At this stage, however, an investment at a lower level of shareholding is regarded as more likely. It is unclear what impact this development will have on Rafa Benitez and his ...

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  • NBA Finals Game 4: Officials explain why Warriors' Draymond Green wasn't ejected
NBA Finals Game 4: Officials explain why Warriors' Draymond Green wasn't ejected

The Warriors were called for twice as many fouls as the Cavaliers in the first quarter. In the moment, I thought I had verbalized to the table that the technical foul was on Coach Kerr. They explained that they didn't clearly verbalize who the first technical was on with the scorer's table and public address announcer. "I thought they called ...

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  • Kristina Mladenovic survives 'epic' encounter with Shelby Rogers
Kristina Mladenovic survives 'epic' encounter with Shelby Rogers

Her victory over Venus means a firsttime major champion will be crowned next Saturday. The Spaniard revealed she made desserts to relax during her run to the 2015 Wimbledon final and admitted it remains a favourite hobby after reaching the Roland Garros fourth round on Friday.

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  • The heat is on as teams recall same stage in 2016 Finals
The heat is on as teams recall same stage in 2016 Finals

So, either Green completely made up that story, or Durant is lying to save face. We're healthy, we've got Kevin Durant . They are up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series - again. "The pressure is all on them". Afterwards, the Warriors All-Star forward fired back. If a player is to receive a second technical foul in a game, they will be disqualified fro...

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  • Manchester United target Andrea Belotti will not leave Torino, claims club president
Manchester United target Andrea Belotti will not leave Torino, claims club president

Belotti , who scored 28 goals in 37 goals for Torino last season, linked up with Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne and finished coolly past Peter Jehle. That offer is in place to coax Manchester United to make a move because right now, Milan are leading the chase - surprisingly. Now, reports suggest that United have made a huge move to hire ...

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  • Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday
Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 to play in regulation as Pittsburgh beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 on Sunday in Game 6 of the Cup final. And it's the second championship for Sullivan, who has yet to lose a playoff series since taking over after Mike Johnston was sacked.

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  • Cavaliers have Warriors' attention after record-setting Game 4 performance
Cavaliers have Warriors' attention after record-setting Game 4 performance

A season ticket holder of the Golden State Warriors reportedly sold two floor seats to Game 5 of the NBA Finals online for $133,000, according to ESPN . "They don't seem to be the sharpest people around". "He's risky so we just wanted to limit his shots, take the ball out of his hands", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said.

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  • Virat Kohli Reveals The 'Precise' Advice He Got From MS Dhoni
Virat Kohli Reveals The 'Precise' Advice He Got From MS Dhoni

Sri Lanka too suffered an nearly as heavy a loss in going down by 96 runs to South Africa first up in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams. Their skills and execution meant that South Africa had to try and attack two of the best spinners playing the game at the moment, and that saw a rapid demise as the South African...

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  • Former Shrewsbury Town boss Paul Simpson hails his England world-beaters
Former Shrewsbury Town boss Paul Simpson hails his England world-beaters

England survived a few scares en route to their victory in the final as Ronaldo Lucena's swerving, dipping free-kick from all of 40 yards clipped the outside of a post and Adalberto Penaranda saw his penalty brilliantly saved by Woodman.

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  • Tyronn Lue liked the physicality by the Cavaliers in Game 4
Tyronn Lue liked the physicality by the Cavaliers in Game 4

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue wants to see a tougher tone from the defending champions in their do-or-die showdown Monday (Tuesday in Manila) with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals . From the beginning of the Finals, the odds calculated out to a six-game series being the most likely. No one, besides myself, expects Cl...

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  • Draymond Green Ejected, Then Reinstated, After Officiating Error
Draymond Green Ejected, Then Reinstated, After Officiating Error

It was his seond technical of the game after he struck Iman Shumpert in the face in the first half. "I look at it as we lost the Finals, but we ended up with KD", Green said. "But still trying to figure out why I got the second one". Forward Draymond Green was asked if the signing of Kevin Durant was fair to the National Basketball Associatio...

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  • Golden State Warriors win their second NBA title in three years
Golden State Warriors win their second NBA title in three years

The Cavs beat the Warriors are their own game, but that's not something that can continue. With Klay Thompson also falling short with only 13 points to his posted 19.5, that meant three of the six players with totals all around town - Kevin Durant , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love being the others - went under.

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  • Draymond Green Knew 1st Half Tech Was On Steve Kerr
Draymond Green Knew 1st Half Tech Was On Steve Kerr

Goble said he thought he had verbalized to the table that the initial technical was on Kerr, but said after watching the video that he should have done a better job with that. Can't be ejected when you never got a tech in the first place, right? "So that was the explanation". Thus, Green was not tossed from the game. I asked them and they told me t...

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  • Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals
Fan paid $133000 for tickets to Game 5 of the NBA Finals

The Cavaliers coach said there wasn't enough physicality at the beginning of the series. "I thought the first two games we were being too nice". The average resale value on the team site for Game 5 tickets is $1,731 according to Rovell, nearly 20 percent higher than last year's Game 5 ($1,444).

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  • Draymond Green gets animated in postgame media session
Draymond Green gets animated in postgame media session

Green swiped at LeBron James' groin late in Game 4 past year and was subsequently called for a flagrant foul. A timely filing, and likely done in the hopes of bolstering the STEPH CURRY brand (and/or protecting it from being filed by third parties), before the highly anticipated Game 7, which unfortunately fell short for the Warriors .

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  • NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers vs
NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers vs

It's not only because we didn't play well. Asked if he considers himself the emotional heart of the Warriors , Green said, "I think that's my job. So you've got to give them credit, and they can duplicate that, so we've got to be ready for it".

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