• 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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  • Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval
Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

But just like their opening group game against New Zealand , the wet weather proved frustrating for Australia and the match was finally called off 40 minutes before the scheduled close of play. Bangladesh on the other hand, would expect batsmen other than Tamim Iqbal and Rahim to step up. Josh Hazlewood snared the wicket of Soumya Sarkar ...

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  • Biggest LeBron disappointment is not winning title for teammates Korver, Williamses
Biggest LeBron disappointment is not winning title for teammates Korver, Williamses

James said in a press conference screened on nba.com: "I'm not happy he won his first - I'm not happy at all". "I have no rea". Then he had game-highs in points and rebounds as his team fell Monday. Warriors forward Kevin Durant, 28, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Finals . In a most handsome and poetic finish, the Warriors, who ca...

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  • French Open Day 10: Three things to watch out for today
French Open Day 10: Three things to watch out for today

And the 24-year-old appeared energized by the atmosphere as she made an immediate break of serve before taking the set by reeling off four games on the spin to stun the 2016 victor. Mladenovic reached the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time. In yet another ominous performance, Nadal destroyed his opponent on Court Suzanne Lenglen ...

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  • Lions must cut out fundamental errors - Gatland
Lions must cut out fundamental errors - Gatland

Captain Sam Warburton increased the Lions lead to 20-13 with over twenty minutes left, as the Lions looked on course for their first back-to-back wins on tour. "There were high-pressure situations in the game which we probably could have dealt with a little bit better". Among the Highlanders players facing the Lions are several All...

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  • ABdV named skipper for England T20 series
ABdV named skipper for England T20 series

If you take wickets, every good team feels under pressure". We'll have to wait and see what people out there want to decide or whoever is in control of making those kind of decisions. India will play Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday, certain to be a vibrant and raucous occasion. Just five balls later, du Plessis was involved in another run-ou...

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