• Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint
Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint

Tah is a player who should be well known to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, having made his Bundesliga breakthrough while the 49-year-old was in charge of Borussia Dortmund. Van Dijk has five years remaining on the contract he signed 11 months ago and Southampton do not need to sell a player who they value highly. Liverpool have regularly...

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  • ICC Champions trophy: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets
ICC Champions trophy: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets

Pradeep took the catch as Mohammad Hafeez (1) fell cheaply, and Sri Lanka's confidence was further boosted when Azhar (34) edged Lakmal (1-48) to first slip. Thanks to Sarfraz, Pakistan chased down England's 302. "It is not that I was asked to attack from ball one. I'm proud of them", he said. Coach Arthur added that he want players to do m...

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  • Johanna Konta refuses to be burdened by expectations ahead of Wimbledon
Johanna Konta refuses to be burdened by expectations ahead of Wimbledon

Konta, the top seed at the tournament , received a bunch of flowers on court after her milestone win. I can't remember my first one at all. "Hopefully there are many more to come". Alison Riske beat home favourite player Heather Watson 6/2 6/3, while third seeded player Lauren Davis lost to Kurumi Nara in straights. "The last time I playe...

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  • Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa
Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa

With this victory, Nadal became the first person to win a particular Grand Slam on ten occasions in the open era . With this championship victory, Nadal moves above Pete Sampras on the list of all-time Grand Slam winners into second place behind Roger Federer .

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  • Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors with Finals win
Durant vindicates decision to join Warriors with Finals win

The win spelled redemption for the Warriors, who brought forward Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offence. Q. It was mentioned before that Kevin Durant lost his first NBA Finals when you won your first NBA Finals . "I just wanted to lay it all out there".

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  • Defending champion Garbine Muguruza upset at French Open
Defending champion Garbine Muguruza upset at French Open

And there's a week left in the tournament to figure out which of the 12 women still around that will be. Bacsinszky delivered a terminal blow for the new guard when she downed 36-year-old Venus Williams 5-7 6-2 6-1. And we're in the quarter-finals. Williams, who turns 37 this month, earned all of those titles at Wimbledon or the U.S. Ope...

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  • Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title
Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

I was trying to challenge him, he averaged a damn triple-double. "We prevailed, we are champions and it was awesome to do it on our own floor". Completing a ideal 9-0 run at home during the postseason, the Warriors became the first San Francisco Bay Area team to win a championship at home since the Oakland Athletics won the 1974 World Series....

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  • Kentucky's Riley Mahan selected in third round of MLB Draft
Kentucky's Riley Mahan selected in third round of MLB Draft

The Marlins wrapped up the first night by selecting University of North Carolina center fielder Brian Miller with the 36th pick in the competitive-balance round A, followed by North Carolina State shortstop Joe Dunand Jr . He is coming off a season in which he hit.287 with 18 home runs and 51 RBIs. Dunand said hanging around with his uncle in ...

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  • These Are The Best Highlights From The 2017 NBA Finals
These Are The Best Highlights From The 2017 NBA Finals

Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big again with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy Finals that everyone had stamped on the calendar from the moment Durant departed Oklahoma City to join Curry and Co.

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  • Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland
Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

The Warriors gave McGee his last chance and he embraced it. Somehow that made seeing that team reach the finish line Monday night all the more satisfying. Last's night game peaked in the near final minutes of 11:30-11:45 PM ET with an 18.8 rating . Cavs fans are devastated after the season ended. LeBron James and the Cavaliers have already...

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  • France fans sing 'God Save the Queen' following attacks in England
France fans sing 'God Save the Queen' following attacks in England

Burnley goalkeeper Heaton was preferred in goal to under-fire Joe Hart and he underlined his credentials with a fine stop to deny Kylian Mbappe , but he was beaten again two minutes before the interval. He picked out Kane lurking near the back post for an easy finish. Leigh Griffith's beauties from free-kicks were the only two goals ...

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  • LeBron James spectacular, but Cleveland Cavaliers fall in NBA Finals
LeBron James spectacular, but Cleveland Cavaliers fall in NBA Finals

Kevin Durant's mom got plenty of spotlight on Monday after Durant took charge in Game 5 of the NBA Finals , helping the Golden State Warriors put away the Cleveland Cavaliers and win their second title in three years - the first for Durant.

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  • Why the Warriors lost game 4 of the NBA Finals
Why the Warriors lost game 4 of the NBA Finals

Having lost their previous game before returning to Golden State, it seemed as though the Warriors had all the momentum, especially considering they needed just one more win for their second consecutive championship. Power forward Kevin Love tallied 23 points, and 18 of those markers came from three-point range, where he was six of eight. Irving ...

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  • Ahmed, Amir lead Pakistan to Champion's Trophy semi-final
Ahmed, Amir lead Pakistan to Champion's Trophy semi-final

England can gain two places to finish at the second position but for that to happen India will have to lose against Bangladesh in the semi-finals. "I thought we were pathetic once again", Mathews said. Things looked settled for the Island nation before Hasan Ali came up with a fiery spell, in which he troubled Mendis with pace and bounce b...

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  • Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1
Golden State Are 2017 NBA Champs, Rout Cavaliers 4-1

The Warriors recorded an ominous, 15-game playoffs winning streak and finished off the season with and NBA-best 16-1 record. "There are a lot of superteams that haven't worked", Durant said . Smith said following the game, compiled by the National Basketball Association. "We've learned from everything we've been through to bring (the trophy)...

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  • Kevin Durant Is Surprisingly Terrible at Drinking Beer
Kevin Durant Is Surprisingly Terrible at Drinking Beer

Shortly after the win the Warriors announced that the team's championship parade is scheduled for Thursday at 10 a.m. PT in Oakland . The NBA Finals have wrapped up, and the outcome was not favorable for the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Warriors needed to not get overwhelmed by the enormity of the moment, even as they chased a title in front...

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  • Nadal not expecting to win Wimbledon again
Nadal not expecting to win Wimbledon again

Sport is a sweaty business, and playing sustained tennis at the level that Rafael Nadal does, day after day, generating power every serve, requires energy. "And Roger Federer is a very happy man that he didn't come to the French (Open ) because his confidence has not been dented. And I'm going to try to keep working hard to try to enjoy more h...

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  • Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'
Draymond Green: You could tell LeBron James 'was exhausted'

Without Green in the lineup, the Cavs took Game 5 on the road behind 82 combined points from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving . "Who am I to say if it's fair or not?" "Just one of those games", Curry said. The Warriors kept their air of invincibility intact with a 118-113 Game Three victory that puts them on the brink of their second champion...

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  • Durant Finally A Champion After Leading Warriors To NBA Title
Durant Finally A Champion After Leading Warriors To NBA Title

The reigning NBA Coach of the Year returned for Game 2 of the Finals following a six-week absence from the bench. James was by far and away the best for the Cavs with 41 points and 13 rebounds and whilst he didn't finish with a triple double, became the first player to ever average a triple double in the NBA Finals .

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  • Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland
Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

Fans light a LeBron James jersey on fire after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., on Monday June 12, 2017. "I had a letdown past year", Green said. "They did a great job, their front office and their players, by doing that recruiting, the things that they did in the summert...

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