• Warriors beat Cavs to win NBA title
Warriors beat Cavs to win NBA title

Through the first two games, Golden State held Cleveland to a pretty low offensive rating despite the high scoring due to pace. The Cavaliers' 24 three-pointers set a Finals record, their 49 first-quarter points set a Finals record and so did their 86 first-half points.

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  • England Will Rotate Keepers In France Friendly - Southgate
England Will Rotate Keepers In France Friendly - Southgate

In the moments before the players emerge tonight, the band of the Republican Guard will play the Oasis song which was has been sung by mourners in the wake of the Manchester bombing. One of the themes of the last week has been England working to ensure the very feel of future tournaments is different to the last few years, and it seems one oste...

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  • Black Cats start talks with Aberdeen over McInnes deal
Black Cats start talks with Aberdeen over McInnes deal

Sunderland officials are keen to have David Moyes' successor in position by the end of the week, with McInnes now firmly established as their preferred option. He spent just over a year at Ashton Gate, leading them to safety from the foot of the table in the first season, but failing to achieve similar results in his second campaign.

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  • Warriors reclaim National Basketball Association championship from Cavaliers, win second title in three years
Warriors reclaim National Basketball Association championship from Cavaliers, win second title in three years

West, Thompson and J.R. Smith received techs after a replay review. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, there have been only seven times a player scored at least 40 points to win when facing elimination in the Finals and Irving and James have each done it twice the past two years.

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  • Warriors to skip White House visit
Warriors to skip White House visit

It's fair to note that Golden State visited the White House in 2015 when President Barack Obama was still in office, so it's clear where the line is being drawn. Warriors players - and even head coach Steve Kerr - have been outspoken critics of President Donald Trump and his policies. A spokesman told ABC the team had no comment on reports that t...

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  • Warriors finish off Cavaliers to win second National Basketball Association title in three years
Warriors finish off Cavaliers to win second National Basketball Association title in three years

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts toward referee Dan Crawford (43) as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) looks on during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Mond. But early in the second quarter, this Warriors team that had lost just once since February 4 when its stars took pa...

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  • NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win title
NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win title

Before this season's Finals tipped off, the Westgate SuperBook installed Golden State as a -160 favorite to win next year's title. Two-time league MVP Steph Curry drained 34 points to go along with 10 assists, while 2015 Finals MVP Andre Iguodala saved his best for last, coming off the bench to score 20 points on nine-of-14 shooting.

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  • Pakistan defeats Srilanka to enter semis in Champions Trophy
Pakistan defeats Srilanka to enter semis in Champions Trophy

The fast bowlers set up the win before fifties from rookie opener Fakhar Zaman and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed sealed it. In response, Fakhar Zaman gave Pakistan an excellent start but the middle order made no contribution what so ever.

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  • Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris
Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

I was really looking forward to the French Open because I have struggled over the last six or seven weeks coming in. Halep won 6-4, 6-3. The Argentinian had four set points in a wonderfully vivid 84-minute opener. In the end, Murray advanced with a score of 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0. But anyways, I think I did a good tournament. "I moved a lot better a...

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  • Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to bag their fifth National Basketball Association crown
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to bag their fifth National Basketball Association crown

But each time, the Warriors recovered - led by Durant's clutch shooting. The former Sonic was voted NBA Finals MVP, 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden, an Ohio State center who was selected by Portland.

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  • Warriors beat Cavaliers to NBA title
Warriors beat Cavaliers to NBA title

Now I want to do it again". "You learn from your mistakes", Green said. I'm just so happy Kevin has broken through. "I'm ready to do it again". In the five Finals games, Durant averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.6 blocks and 1.0 steals.

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  • Warriors Beat Cavs in 5 Games: Become 2017 NBA Champs
Warriors Beat Cavs in 5 Games: Become 2017 NBA Champs

Led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers looked to find the extra gear they'd been missing in the opening three matches, threatening to exploit mental ghosts that accompanied a Warriors 3-1 finals lead from the 2015/16 season.

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  • US Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump-Comey tapes
US Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump-Comey tapes

Trump has been coy about whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with Comey, who was sacked by the president in May. The newspaper noted that it doesn't exclude the possibility of recordings created by another entity. The White House shrugged off a new lawsuit Monday that alleges President Trump violated anti-corruption laws bec...

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  • Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years
Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years

From the Bay all the way to OKC. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks at a news conference after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland , Calif., Monday, June 12, 2017.

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  • Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 2017 National Basketball Association title
Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 2017 National Basketball Association title

Behind the scoring of Durant, who ended the game with 39 points on 70 percent shooting, the Warriors were able to maintain their halftime lead through the remainder of the game to seal a Finals win. The Warriors have three of the 17, trailing the San Francisco 49ers (five) and Oakland Athletics (four). "We were able to get them a year ago, ...

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  • 2-Time Olympic Champ Kevin Durant Leads Warriors To NBA Title
2-Time Olympic Champ Kevin Durant Leads Warriors To NBA Title

But unlike last year's comeback when they took advantage of Harrison Barnes' offensive struggles, Durant answered every charge during a 39-point night and Cleveland will need to find new answers if these teams meet in a fourth straight Finals next season.

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  • 3265 women with Irish addresses travelled for abortions
3265 women with Irish addresses travelled for abortions

Nearly half of the women, 1,597, were married or in a civil partnership. More needs to be done to help women in such desperate situations. The 294 complications and the death of a woman caused by abortions in Britain should be a glaring reminder to our politicians in the Northern Ireland Assembly that they must defend and uphold our pro-life laws.

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  • Warriors' Durant named Most Valuable Player of NBA Finals
Warriors' Durant named Most Valuable Player of NBA Finals

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant were too much for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers to handle, with the Golden State Warriors taking Game 5 129-120 and the National Basketball Association championship at Oracle Arena on Monday night.

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  • Draymond Green calls out 'rude' Cavs fans after altercation involving his mom
Draymond Green calls out 'rude' Cavs fans after altercation involving his mom

It happens every year". The fans here are just rude . Babers-Green tweeted Thursday that she isn't going to hold a grudge, but just like her son, threw a little shade in the direction of Cleveland fans. "We ALL APOLOGIZED-NO WORRIES". Draymond Green wasn't happy that Cavaliers fans heckled his mom in the stands on Wednesday, but he wasn'...

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  • Former Michigan State forward Draymond Green wins second National Basketball Association championship
Former Michigan State forward Draymond Green wins second National Basketball Association championship

He also added 8.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists a game. LeBron James has 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers , who have fought valiantly but have not been able to find an answer for Durant. Cleveland has now lost two of the three showdowns in this Finals trilogy. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the Golden State...

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