• Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors
Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate NBA champions Warriors

Durant - who swapped the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors in search of an elusive title - scored 39 points on 14 of 20 shooting with seven rebounds and five assists. None of that was an issue for the Warriors as Durant has been called an unselfish player whose only desire was to do whatever is in the best interests of his team .

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  • Villa in shock bid to snap up Terry
Villa in shock bid to snap up Terry

John Terry has sensationally been linked with a move to Villa Park following his release from Chelsea , yet the only other player now in discussions with Villa is Glenn Whelan , who Stoke City are willing to let leave this summer, should the midfielder push for a transfer.

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  • Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena
Finals MVP Durant celebrates with fans outside Oracle Arena

Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average point differential (plus-13.5) in league history . When it came time to reflect on the series, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue pointed to the final 2:13 of Game 3 as the difference. "We were able to get...

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  • Chelsea make contact with Porto for promising midfield maestro
Chelsea make contact with Porto for promising midfield maestro

Keep up to date with ALL the football news, gossip, transfers and goals on our page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary . Since graduating from Porto's ranks, Neves has become an established figure and was the youngest-ever captain in the Champions League's history at 18.

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  • Juventus have agreement with Douglas Costa
Juventus have agreement with Douglas Costa

Juventus are about to meet Douglas Costa's agent, we can exclusively reveal . However, as reported by Sky Italia via Football-Italia , the 26-year-old would demand around €7m-a-season in wages and the Italian giants are understandably cautious over any transfer pursuit, as the deal would make Costa one of the top earners at the club.

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  • Reds batter Gennett belts 4 homers in rare Major League Baseball feat
Reds batter Gennett belts 4 homers in rare Major League Baseball feat

While most of his stuff was headed to the Hall of Fame for temporary display, he kept the bat, which he began using on Monday night and ended an 0-for-19 slump. Cingrani had been sidelined since April 21 with a strained right oblique. Strasburg (7-1, 2.91) is two starts removed from striking out a career-high 15 against San Diego.

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  • LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers' season
LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers' season

Malone averaged 24.5 points and a league-leading 15.3 rebounds while winning his second straight MVP award and made his boast that the 76ers would sweep every series in four games. "So there will be a lot of teams trying to figure out ways to put personnel together to match that". And it may stay that way for several seasons to come.

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  • Birmingham City make their first signing under Harry Redknapp
Birmingham City make their first signing under Harry Redknapp

The Albion goalkeeper has agreed a three-year deal with the Championship outfit. Butland came through at Birmingham as a youngster, and was pleased for Stockdale to move to Harry Redknapp's side. Brighton boss Hughton thanked Stockdale for his contribution to the club following his departure. "He has been the stand-out goalkeeper in the Champ...

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  • Warburton laments Lions' indiscipline after loss to Highlanders
Warburton laments Lions' indiscipline after loss to Highlanders

Biggar couldn't convert this time and an unnecessary shoulder charge from Kyle Sinckler allowed Sopoaga and the Highlanders to close the gap to only two points with the successful penalty . "We're disappointed again. We're going to have to take a look at why". "And it's the same with the TMO who has made the call on whether it was obstructio...

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  • 10-man France down England in lively friendly
10-man France down England in lively friendly

France's players were touched by the overwhelming show of support they received from England fans when they played a friendly at Wembley Stadium on November 17, 2015 - just four days after the deadly attacks that swept through Paris.

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  • LeBron James spectacular again; his efforts not enough for Cavs
LeBron James spectacular again; his efforts not enough for Cavs

Completing a flawless 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. That would be all the noise Thompson would make as he would score 13 points in game 4 and 11 points on Monday in game 5. The team issued...

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  • Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals Win Takes Social Media By Storm
Golden State Warriors' NBA Finals Win Takes Social Media By Storm

And I also got a text from somebody else within the team that said they would be surprised if any of the players went. "I was anxious. I was jittery". Although he did not have the individual game high numbers, Thompson averaged 16.4 points per game over the finals. Having added Durant last off-season to the talents of Curry , Klay Thom...

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  • Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris
Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

Murray's display will not give Wawrinka any sleepless nights, but he will remember how outstandingly well the world number one played to beat him in four sets in last year's semi-final. He argued his case with Ramos to no avail but the Scot is never more risky than when he has a sense of grievance. As Nishikori's game dipped, with several unforce...

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  • Pakistan fined for slow overrate against Sri Lanka
Pakistan fined for slow overrate against Sri Lanka

But Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed , dropped twice, struck a superb 61 not out and received excellent support from Mohammad Amir (28 not out) in an unbroken eighth-wicket stand of 75 that sealed a tense three-wicket victory. Catch live cricket score of England vs Pakistan semi-final here. Now back in the side after a ban and jail term in...

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  • Highlanders win a thriller in Dunedin
Highlanders win a thriller in Dunedin

A second midweek tour loss with 12 penalties conceded revealed more problems for the Lions and they must beat the Maori in Rotorua with what is expected to be a near Test line up as they prepare for the First Test against the All Blacks on June 24.

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  • Doug Robinson: Doug Robinson: The real legacy of LeBron James: Super teams
Doug Robinson: Doug Robinson: The real legacy of LeBron James: Super teams

The Golden State Warriors forward said "that could be really good". James , on the other hand, set the record as he is the only player in history to record a triple-double in the NBA Finals . will all be out there on the court again. "FIBA will get together and figure out how teams will qualify". The Cavaliers prevented the Warriors fro...

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  • Gary's Word: Warriors are the 2017 National Basketball Association champs
Gary's Word: Warriors are the 2017 National Basketball Association champs

James had just become the first player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double in the Finals after scoring 41 points with 13 rebounds and eight assists in Game 5 Monday night. And with the team's core lineup all in their prime, it looks like they could remain at championship caliber for several more seasons. "Thank y...

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  • Kevin Durant sends a message to Rihanna following the Warriors' big win
Kevin Durant sends a message to Rihanna following the Warriors' big win

The series, the first that matched the same teams in three straight Finals, averaged 20.4 million viewers, Nielsen said Tuesday. At this point I'm not mad or anything, but I'm just saying at this point in the Finals, I'm trying to stay where we are.

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  • Tough rough: US Open conditions may rob drama from a major
Tough rough: US Open conditions may rob drama from a major

However, that has not stopped sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark from pegging the 2016 U.S. Open champion as the +750 betting favorite (wager $100 to win $750) to repeat at Erin Hills in Wisconsin this year. Opens went to players who had already won a major in their careers. It told him about the possibility of a penalty on the 12th tee, and said...

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  • Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals
Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

Whatever it was, it was not empty. He also is a producer for CBS News and Westwood One Sports. And we've witnessed his greatness and how lopsided it made things. "We're top-heavy as s--". They approached the insane grind and pressure of the National Basketball Association and made it look easy, fusing talent with cooperation, flair, humour and grac...

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