• Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 4 vs. Cavaliers

James still shot 49% from the field over the last three games, but just 27% on three-point attempts with fewer than four attempts per game. The sweep was the first since 2007 when Cleveland was swept by San Antonio and only the ninth in Finals history.

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  • Stephens looking forward to juicy semi with friend Keys
Stephens looking forward to juicy semi with friend Keys

Putintseva, 23, held a 5-3 lead and was serving for the first set, before Keys fought back to win it in a tie-break. Keys believes managing expectations and nerves will be the key for her moving forward at Roland Garros and it starts with taking on a tricky opponent in Putintseva, who is through to her second quarter-final in Paris .

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  • Where Was Melania Trump? She Went Through 'Rough Patch'
Where Was Melania Trump? She Went Through 'Rough Patch'

The invitation to the event was canceled over what Mr. Trump said is a disagreement on standing during the national anthem . For victorious sports teams these days, the confetti and champagne are apt to be accompanied by a politically fraught question: Are you going to the White House? It slammed NFL players who demonstrated during the natio...

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  • Liverpool linked with Stoke City winger Shaqiri, £13.5 million fee possible
Liverpool linked with Stoke City winger Shaqiri, £13.5 million fee possible

Tottenham have been dealt a transfer blow as the Mirror claim Liverpool have joined the chase to sign Stoke City attacker Xherdan Shaqiri in a bargain £12m deal this summer. Shaqiri would be an excellent addition to the Leicester squad, whether Mahrez stays or leaves, and for just £12.5 million, there is not much better value to be had ou...

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  • Capitals rout Vegas to go up 3-1 in Stanley Cup Final
Capitals rout Vegas to go up 3-1 in Stanley Cup Final

That difficulty wears on a team, and Trotz said it's noticeable when an opponent tries to change its game and manage the puck differently to counterbalance the trap. Who knows if things would have been different on Monday night if Neal put the puck in the net? That's one of a myriad of reasons why the Capitals find themselves in total control...

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  • LeBron 'living the moment' but ponders National Basketball Association superteams
LeBron 'living the moment' but ponders National Basketball Association superteams

Despite scoring 29 points on 10-20 shooting in addition to recording 13 assists and 9 rebounds in 44 minutes, James sat slightly slumped on the Cleveland Cavaliers' bench as if he just had one of the worst games of his illustrious career.

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  • French Open 2018: Results, Highlights, Sunday Scores Recap from Roland Garros
French Open 2018: Results, Highlights, Sunday Scores Recap from Roland Garros

Stephens, the 10th-seeded American, also reached the last eight in Paris for the first time, beating No. 25 Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-2, 6-0. These hurdles have finally been overcome, but Zverev has had to dig deep. "The first two sets were wonderful, but then he raised his level and it was 50-50". On the men's side, Novak Djokovic was...

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  • Highlights: Halep ends Muguruza hopes to reach final
Highlights: Halep ends Muguruza hopes to reach final

She has bounced back from disappointment after disappointment in the Grand Slam tournaments, where reputations and legacies are made and unmade. Next up was a match between two Americans who happen to be good friends off the court. "I think I've developed a lot as a tennis player". But the dogged Romanian scrapped hard to turn the contest on it...

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  • Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas
Washington Capitals Hoist First Stanley Cup After Dramatic Win Over Vegas

The team scored in the third period or overtime in 20 of 24 games in the playoffs. They did so in come-from-behind fashion scoring two unanswered goals in the final peroid to take home the victory. This has been a tough series , mostly because we think we know this Capitals team because we've seen them in the playoffs so many times. Despite ...

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  • Washington Capitals Win the Stanley Cup
Washington Capitals Win the Stanley Cup

Devante Smith-Pelly tied it with a full-stretch goal midway through the final period of the Capitals' fourth consecutive victory over the Golden Knights , whose incredible expansion season finally ended in the desert. Both teams came out aggressive in Game 5, but remained scoreless in the first period. Braden Holtby was once again solid in the...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo to start Portugal friendly vs Algeria confirms Fernando Santos
Cristiano Ronaldo to start Portugal friendly vs Algeria confirms Fernando Santos

Portugal defied the odds to be crowned European champions two years ago and captain Ronaldo - who is set to return to the starting XI for Thursday's friendly against Algeria having enjoyed some rest following last month's Champions League triumph - said Fernando Santos' men will give their all at the showpiece tournament.

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  • Arsenal in shock move for Manchester United midfielder
Arsenal in shock move for Manchester United midfielder

The Frenchman finished the campaign with 29 goals and 15 assists in 49 appearances across all competitions, which is why it's not surprising that he remains a highly sought-after figure in the transfer market. The pursuit of Griezmann may well be with the future in mind, though; the Atletico man is 27, whereas Suarez and Messi will both be 31 by ...

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  • LeBron James Compares Warriors To Patriots After Game 3 Of NBA Finals
LeBron James Compares Warriors To Patriots After Game 3 Of NBA Finals

This is the benefit Durant provides to the Warriors. "The margin of error is very low", James said. Smith? He had three points in the second half. Slip. "Tomorrow we'll come in and watch film, so it will replay in my mind throughout the day". Everybody has that mindset. "It would have been a lot more satisfying if we won", Hood said.

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  • Key Players on Both NBA Finals Teams Send Message to Trump
Key Players on Both NBA Finals Teams Send Message to Trump

Kevin Durant scored a playoff career-high 43 points, including a bold 3-pointer from way behind the arc, as the Golden State Warriors escaped with a 110-102 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time ).

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  • Sarah Jane Smith leads weather-shortened U.S. Womens Open
Sarah Jane Smith leads weather-shortened U.S. Womens Open

Ariya Jutanugarn holds the championship trophy after defeating Hyo-Joo Kim in a sudden death playoff in the U.S. Women's Open Championship golf tournament at Shoal Creek. "I know Ariya is going to have a great day". It was not an easy up-and-down for Jutanugarn, who said she didn't have a particularly good lie in the sand.

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  • Record-breaking Curry leads Warriors to 2-0 lead
Record-breaking Curry leads Warriors to 2-0 lead

Heading into Game 3 in Cleveland, neither Danny nor Raja think that the Cavaliers have much of a chance. "We've got an opportunity to go home, and we played some really good basketball on our home floor". Curry is as beloved in the Bay Area as much as any athlete is in any city, and he's the single player who is most associated with turning the...

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  • Al-Abed cut as Saudi Arabia finalise World Cup squad
Al-Abed cut as Saudi Arabia finalise World Cup squad

Russian Federation were held to a 1-1 draw against Turkey in their final warm-up game ahead of the 2018 World Cup . The 2018 Fifa World Cup begins in Russian Federation on 14 June. Hundreds of pub landlords have had to remove the flags of Saudi Arabia from World Cup bunting following complaints. Iran will be in Group B alongside form...

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  • Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Sold Out in the UK
Nigeria’s World Cup Kit Sold Out in the UK

Nigeria's new World Cup jersey was sold out minutes after its release as fans queued outside London's Niketown store in Oxford to make purchases ahead of their friendly against England on Saturday evening at Wembley. People were pictured camping outside the NikeTown store on Oxford Street in the United Kingdom, and the kit is not yet available...

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  • Belmont Stakes: Justify draws No
Belmont Stakes: Justify draws No

Justify and Bravazo , trained by Lukas, are the only two horses that will have run in all three Triple Crown races. Trained by the Triple Crown victor Bob Baffert , Justify drew the rail and was installed as the 4-5 morning-line favorite during the draw on Tuesday night at Citi Field ahead of the Mets' game against the Orioles.

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  • England star bans family from World Cup over Racism fear
England star bans family from World Cup over Racism fear

But I know the fanbase is there and I am really looking forward to playing here. Zenit St. Petersburg, one of the country's biggest clubs, was recently ordered to play its next European game without fans as punishment for abuse fans levied at Naby Keita, who is from Guinea.

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