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LeBron: Durant the difference between Cavs and Warriors

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oak...


Kevin Durant, Warriors embarrass Cavaliers in Game 1, 113-90: 3 takeaways

He was also one win away from returning to the Finals previous year with Oklahoma City but they squandered a 3-1 series lead to Golden State, the team he joined...


Warriors' Curry taking it game by game after last year's collapse

He had enough of playing the villain and at age 30 chose to return home. He's the main reason why most experts (and Vegas) are picking Golden State to defeat th...


National Hockey League roundup: Senators force Game 7

Ottawa Senators defenceman Marc Methot (3) takes down Pittsburgh Penguins centre Sidney Crosby (87) during the third period of game six of the Eastern Co...


Silver pondering changes to draft rules

In the 2016 draft, Silver said there were 20 players taken in the first round who had complete only one year of college. To what, he isn't sure. There was n...


Mascot fired for showing fan the finger

I was one of two students to transform into Sparty during the 1993-94 season when I was also an aspiring journalist - out of costume, of course. Many say they...


Video Footage of Tiger Woods' DUI Arrest Now Available

After struggling to walk in a straight line in one test, Woods is asked by police to "recite the entire English alphabet in a slow, non-rhythmic manner, meaning...


Max Holloway's master plan includes taking Jose Aldo's UFC belt

But that is a role that suits the Hawaiian just fine after starting his fighting career as a high school kid in Waianae. "I still had bills, a mortgage, a son",...


Isco, Bale may appear in Champions League final, says Zidane

Ajax achieved it against AC Milan , while the Rossoneri themselves helped their fans forget the disastrous capitulation against Liverpool in 2005 by winnin...


Durant, Curry share reaction to Rihanna question

The first thing I should tell you is I successfully picked the victor, in the exact number of games, in each of the last two NBA Finals between the Cavaliers ...


Zverev stuns Djokovic in Italian Open final

Boris Becker left the Djokovic entourage last December after three successful years together. Agassi won eight Grand Slam titles, including the French Open ...


Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final

What would you do? However, the pressure of having to stop the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo , Karim Benzema and Isco doesn't seem to be weighing too heavily ...


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

Curry started wearing the black sleeve in Game 4 of the Western Conference final after a fall the previous game led to a flare up of bursitis. Kevin Durant...


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

India is set to take on arch rival Pakistan in the Champions Trophy one-day cricket tournament on Sunday. Pakistan will be without batting mainsta...


Manchester City, Liverpool deny Arsenal Champions League slot on final day

The Reds secured a place in the Champions League qualifiers on Sunday after their 3-0 win over Middlesbrough safeguarded a place in the top four. "I belie...


Rafael Nadal blows away Nikoloz Basilashvili to reach French Open fourth round

Djokovic had only lost 16 games in three previous meetings with the world No. 59 and beat the Portuguese 6-1 6-2 6-4 in their only other encounter at Roland ...


No pressure for Champions Trophy clash against India: Sarfraz Ahmed

On the other end, Bangladesh played against India and Pakistan in their warm-up matches and lost both the matches . "It depends on how the pitch look...


Per Mertesacker: Criticism makes me stronger

Arsene Wenger has agreed a new contract with Arsenal and we expect an official announcement on Wednesday. Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a flawl...


Djokovic beats Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3

As often in Paris , Djokovic spoke in French during his on-court interview, and joked. There was also an unexpected visitor at the French Open , Serena Will...


England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in Trophy opener

While Pakistan hold a 2-1 lead over their fierce rivals and neighbours in the Champions Trophy , it is India who have won 10 out of the 11 contests at the Wo...


Cary teen advances to nationally televised finals of Scripps National Spelling Bee

York was a strong contender while competing live during the national telecast on ESPN3 yesterday, competing against 291 spellers. About 25% of the spellers th...


Joe Root bats through pain to guide England to victory over Bangladesh

Roy's place at the top of the order appeared to be under pressure after his run of four single-figure scores in his last five one-day worldwide innings. "Someti...


NBA Finals Full TV Schedule, Where To Watch

The Cleveland Cavaliers are shooting 42.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. Durant took his former Oklahoma City Thund...


A look at the key duels in the Champions League final

We've got the quality and so do they , so it will be a fiercely contested match. Indeed so unexpected was it for Madrid to defeat that a Juventus side ap...


For Preds: When It's Rinne, It's Poor

The series resumes on Saturday in Nashville. "We have to go out there and play maybe one of the dullest road games of the season and take that crowd out of it...


Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener

Laxman also expressed confidence of India defending the title, especially after their all-round performance in the two practice matches ahead of the Champio...


Singh leads Langer by a stroke at Senior PGA on Trump course

By closing with a 4-under-par 68 for a 72-hole total of 18-under 270 , Langer earned his ninth senior major title to break a tie with Jack Nicklaus . Senior O...


Woakes forced off with side strain in England's Champions Trophy opener

England have also registered victories in eight of their last 10 ODI matches at the Oval; also, they claimed a 10-wicket win in the only previous such encoun...


Compassionate Del Potro wins, consoles sobbing Almagro

It also brought Del Potro down to his side of the court, where he comforted Almagro . Del Potro reached the quarter-finals on his last appearance in 2012 w...


Predators coach mum on Game 3 goalie choice

The stage looked too big for Rinne in Game 2 , where he bobbled a pair of rebounds on Pittsburgh's first two goals . The three-goal explosion from the h...


Advantage Golden State Warriors in NBA finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers

Game 2 is Sunday night at Oracle. From the start of the National Basketball Association playoffs, it was clear what the end result was going to be - another C...


Jason Day misses three-footer at Byron Nelson PGA to blow title

The 31-year-old Kokrak , who missed the cut at last week's Players Championship, equalled the 36-hole tournament record at 12-under par and put himself in po...


Curry and Durant run hot in game one of NBA Finals

Curry caught fire in the third quarter scoring 16 points in the third quarter that was almost responsible for half of the Warriors' 33 points in the period th...


LeBron, Lue praise Warriors after Cavs routed

James elaborated, not that he needed to: "I mean, you take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled previous year, that we saw in the regular season and...


Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1

He was 3 for 6 on 3-pointers. The Warriors won at least once in Cleveland in each of the last two NBA Finals, part of their franchise-record streak of 14 stra...