Wednesday June 28-th, 2017

French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible French Open 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko: Anything is possible

Ostapenko , who just celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, has already made history in the semifinals as the first Latvian player to make into the final at a Grand Slam tournament. "I am not feeling any more expectation than previous years". Be...

NBA Finals Odds: Warriors clearly favored to repeat 6/13/17 NBA Finals Odds: Warriors clearly favored to repeat 6/13/17

In the 2012 NBA Finals , Durant was playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder and lost to James - who was then with the Miami Heat - in five games. It's cool and amusing, but when you just keep doing it time and time and time again for no reason ...

Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

An NBA season that has had little in the way of drama will come to a gripping close over the next two weeks when two familiar foes fittingly battle in the Finals for an unprecedented third consecutive year. "I want to annihilate them". LeBron won...

Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2 Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

The O's are suddenly 6 1/2 games out; the Red Sox 3 1/2 out heading into their Sunday night game against the Tigers. Matt Holliday hit a two-run single in the fourth inning, and Aaron Hicks hit a two-run double before Judge's second homer as th...

Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five Penguins thrash Predators in Game Five

PITTSBURGH (AP ) - The night started with a catfish throw. But there's still at least one more chance for the teams to provide a one-goal game or maybe even some overtime, which had been on pace to break the all-time record for a single postseason ...

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

The Warriors signed Durant to a two-year, $55 million deal, and before the ink was dry they were an immediate favorite to beat the Cavs in the Finals. Steve Kerr , the Warriors head coach, evidently saw thought that James and Irving would get exh...

Golden State Warriors on the brink of history Golden State Warriors on the brink of history

Now one game away from this year's National Basketball Association title, the Golden State Warriors can contemplate some potential history. They are 15-0 and will trying to finish the NBA's first flawless postseason with a victory over Cleveland...

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Durant again proved the difference as he nailed a three-pointer with 45.3 seconds left among his 31 points to help the Warriors to a 118-113 away win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. They spoke openly of their desire to beat Jordan's...

Weird Noises Cut Short Kevin Durant's NBA Finals Media Session

That's been quite evident through two games. James, Kyrie Irving Kevin Love are going to play an important role for Cavs while Curry and Durant will be eager to continue their form in Game 3 as well. The key run came late in the third quarter a...

Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors

Despite speculation that the Cleveland Cavaliers could make some changes to their starting lineup after two straight wipeouts in the Bay Area, coach Tyronn Lue stuck with the same five - LeBron James , Kevin Love , Tristan Thompson , Kyrie Ir...

LeBron James: 'I gave everything I had' in Game 3 loss LeBron James: 'I gave everything I had' in Game 3 loss

Even before the Celtics' modern Big Three, there was Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. Team defense means no more embarrassing defensive lapses in Game 1 and 2 that allowed Durant and Klay Thompson to drive to the rim uncontested, or playing ...

NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead NHL's Penguins take 2-0 Stanley Cup lead

The Nashville Predators have allowed three or more goals in five of their last seven games. After recording the game-winner in Monday's series opener, Guentzel scored Pittsburgh's first two goals on Wednesday night, giving him an NHL-leadin...

Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez to go on DL

Not only did the right-hander allow just four hits in six scoreless innings but he also provided the only two Cardinals runs with a homer. Orioles: Following a day off Monday, the Orioles and Kevin Gausman (3-4, 5.92) open a two-game interleague ...

Pekka Rinne stunned the Penguins with a jaw-dropping series of saves

Rinne, who had conceded eight goals in five-plus periods against Pittsburgh this series, made 27 saves of 28 shots in game 3. Josi scored his sixth goal off a slap shot at 5:51, tying it at 1-1 and finally giving nervous fans something to enjoy.

Star duo leads the way for Warriors

Former Golden State Warriors head coach Al Attles, left, accepts the NBA Coaches Association's Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award from Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle during the first half of Game 2 of baske. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP ) - ...

NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers say they 'need' JR Smith to shoot more

James scored 29 points and had 14 assists and 11 rebounds in the 132-113 setback to the Golden State Warriors . In his absence, acting coach Mike Brown guided the team to 11 consecutive wins against the Trail Blazers, Jazz, Spurs and - in ...

Warriors storm past Cavs in Game 2

Cleveland then missed nine of its next 10 shots, and by the time Love converted an interior hoop with 54 seconds remaining in the period, the Warriors had built a 99-84 advantage. Meanwhile, Thompson and Kyrie Irving struggled again. What's ...

Just keep quiet and play the game: Sourav Ganguly Just keep quiet and play the game: Sourav Ganguly

The Indian batsmen remained focussed despite the rain breaks with Rohit Sharma (91 off 119), Shikhar Dhawan (68 off 65), Kohli (81 not out off 68) and Yuvraj (53 off 32) rising to the occasion in a game reduced to 48 overs a side. Sharma's in...

Cavaliers want to ramp up physicality but won't 'dirty up' game

Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving wants to keep pace with Golden State on fast breaks and transition attacks as well. Durant made precisely the difference Cleveland feared he might - not only performing at an elite level himself but making it hard ...

NBA Finals 2017 Cavs at Warriors Game 2

BOLD PREDICTION: Kevin Durant scores less than 38 points. Klay Thompson, playing more stellar defense while missing all five of his 3-point tries and scoring just six points, notched his 77th career postseason game to tie Jeff Mullins for most in...

Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals

No way, you say! "He's competitive and he wants to win, so you can bet that he's not happy about previous year and he's going to go after this one". Durant may have been the leader but he had plenty of help too. In the climatic Game 7 of the 2016 Fin...

What time is the NBA Finals game? What channel? Is it livestreamed?

It's worked because Kerr has instilled a team-first ethos into this group, that winning games comes before everything else. Go back and look at the tape and Draymond Green was on him. "So, when you come out here, and no matter how greatly prepared y...

Cleveland Cavaliers need to understand Golden State wants to destroy them

Thirty-eight, 8, 8, zero turnovers? "Hopefully, we make a few more of the shots on Sunday night and win by 30 instead of 20", he signed off. Kyrie Irving (24 points) and Kevin Love (15 points, 21 rebounds) finished with respectable numbers, b...

Gareth Bale on the bench as Real Madrid face Juventus

A long-range deflected effort by Casemiro and a neat finish by the irrepressible Ronaldo within four minutes effectively settled one of the most entertaining finals for years, with a late tap-in by substitute Marco Asensio adding the gloss.

Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

Even the team that eventually loses. The media-fed narrative that all the pressure is off LeBron James , is actually false on the basketball court. Offensively, the Cavaliers' chances rest on James and Kyrie Irving attacking the basket and red...

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Game 3 is Saturday in Nashville . Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) looks back to find a shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel in the goal during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final , Wednesday,...

Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan Woakes injury a concern for England, says Morgan

Root posted his 10th one-day worldwide century, off 115 deliveries, and hit one six and 11 fours in his highest score in this format of the game. Woakes was already on his way to try to find out the extent of his injury while Morgan welcomed E...

NBA Finals Recap: Warriors Dismantle the Cavaliers In Game One 113-91 NBA Finals Recap: Warriors Dismantle the Cavaliers In Game One 113-91

But the rest of the team shot an anemic 25 percent from the floor, with five players not able to make a single shot, and the team suffered an atypical 20 turnovers to surrender the game to a ruthless Warriors offense. Some predictions see the N...

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Then she got loud, yelling "brick!" at Durant before he shot a free throw. None of that applied to the Warriors . Kyrie Irving added 24 points for the Cavs. They took care of the ball and were sharp with their passes. The turnovers were an...

Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

When I was the Team Director, I used to have a lot of faith in Shikhar's game. The BCCI, however, have failed to adhere to the MoU thus far and made it clear that they will not restore relations with the PCB until they get clearance to do so from t...

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