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Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998 Finish Strong

Durant was named the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals on Monday after claiming an elusive NBA championship over the Cleveland Cavaliers . Well, now that Durant put up an MVP performance to earn his first National Basketball Association title, Smith finally apologized. And while Welts signed with the Warriors the same year he came out, it's significant that the coming out happened first. Read More

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Warburton admits he could miss first Test

With so little time to prepare and so much to cram in on the training ground, the Lions made a pact before flying out not to be dragged down by negative factors they can not control. I'm really excited about Tuesday's challenge. It's fabulous. There are some who regard some of our players as pretty average - I'm not one of them - but they're super players, the way they rise and play above their weight. Read More

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Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

But this year, the team has made a decision to forgo visiting the White House, according to CNBC analyst Josh Brown . That, however, didn't stop the rumour dam from bursting. The Warriors visited President Barack Obama at the White House after winning the championship in 2015. In April, a number of New England Patriots , including quarterback Tom Brady, missed the ceremony at the White House - the first of the Trump administration. Read More

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Top draft pick Lewis marks 1st bold move for Twins' Falvey

This year, Greene has been ranked the No. 1 draft prospect by both MLB .com's Top 200 Draft Prospects and Baseball America's Top 200 MLB Draft Prospects. Manager Paul Molitor even admitted he had no idea who the team would pick a day before the draft, though that could have been misdirection. Falvey also said he believed that Lewis "separated himself from those other guys just a bit", although the decision to pass on two-way phenom Hunter Greene was "really tough". Read More

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Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing at an intersection in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco streets to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. "I'm proud of you, son", she said. "To be back here and bring gold Larry (O'Brien) back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". Read More

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Despite London attack, Wozniacki confident in security at Wimbledon

Despite London attack, Wozniacki confident in security at Wimbledon

Should Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal they win today they will advance to their 11 Roland Garros quarter-finals, joining Roger Federer at the top of the list for the most French Open quarter-final appearances in the Open Era. Margaret Court is the only player to have won 10 or more titles at one Grand Slam event, winning the Australian Open on 11 occasions between 1960 and 1973. Read More

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Durant shines as Warriors win title

Warriors coach Steve Kerr sees Durant as that missing piece to turning a formidable club into a historic juggernaut. She came bounding over to him and grabbed him by his beard so she could pull his face to look at her. But assembling great players has never been a guarantee of instant success as too many star players can sometimes create issues with how the ball should get distributed. Read More

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Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

In 2012, an in-his-prime LeBron James took home his first NBA Championship when his Miami Heat earned a win over a young Kevin Durant and his Oklahoma City Thunder. "So, this is the culmination of a year where they grew together and learned each other's games and got better and better all year, and it was just phenomenal to be part of". Read More

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Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Ron Wyden of OR asked Sessions whether there were any undisclosed reasons for his recusal from the Russian Federation probe. "Americans don't want to hear that answers to relevant questions are privileged". He testified that he never had any meetings or conversations with Russian officials or any other foreign official "concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election". Read More

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Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to win National Basketball Association title

James ended the series averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists but took the fifth Finals loss of his career as the Golden State Warriors clinched the title with a 129-120 victory . It was the same story early in Game 5, when the Cavs took advantage of six first-quarter Warriors turnovers and led 37-33 after the first quarter. He also had 13 rebounds and eight assists, giving him a triple-double average for the finals, an unprecedented feat. Read More

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Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

Warriors join Bulls, Lakers, Celtics on list of NBA's greats

Athletes from championship teams have skipped the traditional White House visits before. On Monday, the Trump hosted the 2016 NCAA football champion Clemson Tigers for a title celebration at the White House. Forward David West expressed his unhappiness after the election of Trump, saying it was "unsettling". Both teams were loaded with talent and, Monday night, the Warriors claimed the National Basketball Association title with a 4-1 series win over the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More

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Nadal Wins 10th French Open, Makes Tennis History

In the final at Roland Garros , the Spaniard thrashed third seed Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. "It's absolutely huge how Nadal just did his own thing there". When you haven't been playing loads over four, four-and-a-half hours, that can catch up to you a little bit. Just because of the size of the courts and the grass there. Read More

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Arsenal midfielder Ramsey scores 'panenka' penalty in same stadium it was invented

After Wales welcome Austria to Cardiff , they face back-to-back away games against Moldova and Georgia, and then come up against the Republic of Ireland in their final match at home. "Maybe it's because what's happened to us and these players have served us very well, but I'm optimistic about what's ahead". Generally, though, Wales looked disciplined and well organised in the opening 45 minutes. Read More

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Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for no-translator remarks

Learning a language is particularly hard when you're a professional athlete who has to pick up on jargon and inside-baseball talk that doesn't even always make sense to native speakers. "I would like to apologize to my colleagues at NESN, to the Boston Red Sox and most importantly to the fans who were offended by the comments". "I would say that probably, you know, they're concerned about nuance being lost in some of these conversations", O'Brien responded, trying to steer the discussion ... Read More

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Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets

Rizzo leads off, goes long; Happ hits slam as Cubs rout Mets

He is the eighth active pitcher to reach 150 wins. Joe Maddon had a big idea to turn around his slumping Chicago Cubs. Pressed on it after the game, Maddon said: "Yeah". "It means I'm old", he said. Asked before the game what happens if Rizzo hitting leadoff works, Maddon responded: "You'll see it tomorrow". "Yeah", Maddon said, dragging the word out so it was two syllables long. Read More

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Tapwrit comes from behind in final stretch to win 149th Belmont Stakes

And Tapwrit was piloted by Jose Ortiz , who won his first Saratoga riding title last summer and is one of the emerging New York-based jockeys who has gained a firm foothold on the national scene. "I don't think there's any secret that Jose's been a rising star for the last few years, and he's just a phenomenal rider", Pletcher said. Tapwrit wore down Irish War Cry to win the Belmont Stakes for Todd Pletcher . Read More

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Google Celebrates Champions Trophy 2017 with an interactive game

In a latest video shared by the official Twitter handle of the Board of Control for Cricket in Indian (BCCI), Dhoni is seen throwing the ball with the help of the speedarm ball thrower. On the other hand, it is for the first time that the West Indies have lost their place in the Champions Trophy . The batsmen are in form. The last time India and Pakistan were engaged in a 50-over game was during the ICC World Cup in 2015. Read More

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US Federal States, Cities Commit to Upholding Paris Agreement

US Federal States, Cities Commit to Upholding Paris Agreement

Hulot added: "Symbolically it is important that the USA remains in an environmentalist dynamic, even if it wants to maintain a degree of latitude on climate change and prefers a bilateral approach to a multilateral one on that issue". DETROIT-President Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Paris worldwide climate treaty hasn't shaken auto makers' resolve to continue developing cleaner, more fuel-efficient vehicles. Read More

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Sessions Calls Notion He Colluded With Russia a `Detestable Lie'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would have quit the Trump campaign if there had been an "improper" or "illegal relationship" with Russian Federation, in an effort to "impede or influence this campaign". When asked if he would do if Trump ordered him to fire Mueller, Rosenstein said, "I am not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are lawful and appropriate orders". Read More

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Murray fends off del Potro to reach 4th round

Losing that set on a disputed line call cut the 28-year-old del Potro deep. "But definitely during the clay court season, the second and third sets were the best I have played for sure". I'm in the fourth round, and I will try to prepare and to do my best. Andy Murray celebrates victory after his men's singles third round match against Juan Martin Del Potro during day seven of the French Open at Roland Garros. Read More

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Former NBA bad boy Rodman is back in North Korea

Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student , is reportedly due to arrive home to Cincinnati Tuesday evening. There are still three USA citizens held in North Korean jails: Kim Sang-Duk, a Korean-American university professor; Kim Dong-Chul, a naturalized American citizen and businessman charged with espionage; and Kim Hak-Song, a Christian missionary and school professor. Read More

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" "LaVar and Lonzo Ball on Jimmy Kimmel: "(Clippers) don't have a chance"

Here's the latest from around the National Basketball Association rumor mill-including the latest sign of the Lakers passing on Ball and a Louisville guard intriguing the Knicks . After shooting 32.8 percent on just 1.9 attempts per game as a freshman, Oliver broke out as a sophomore by hitting 38.4 percent on 4.9 attempts. Doing their due diligence, they are reportedly looking to work out one of this year's marquee talents, Lonzo Ball , for the second time. Read More

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Rogers Clemens's son Kacy drafted by Blue Jays

Rogers Clemens's son Kacy drafted by Blue Jays

But Sanders noted that the 21-year-old "has got great instincts". Warmoth has solid speed and the savvy to use it on the basepaths. With average range and arm strength, he's probably better suited for second base. Pearson, in his sophomore year at Central Florida, was named the Rawlings JUCO (junior college) Pitcher of the Year earlier this month by Perfect Game. Read More

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