Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: 5 reasons they'll repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018

Courtesy of a 129-120 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals , the Warriors earned the title in front of the home fans at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California Monday night. So you have a clear sense of what matters when you go through that stuff". What made them great: Abdul-Jabbar and Robertson might be two of the top five players in National Basketball Association history, and they were on the same sensational team that season.

Sport Gareth Southgate: 'There is no magic wand for England, that's the reality'
Author: 0 Gareth Southgate: 'There is no magic wand for England, that's the reality'

France were forced to play a man light for the vast majority of the second period following the dismissal of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane but conjured victory through an Ousmane Dembele victor 12 minutes from time . There was, though, an all-too-familiar helplessness about aspects of their second-half display as France's young, dynamic side flourished in Paris .

Sport Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season
Author: 0 Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

As a outcome, Atletico Madrid remains banned from registering players both nationally and internationally for two complete and consecutive transfer periods. Manchester United fans were already talking about Antoine Griezmann as if he was one of their own during the week as a long-rumoured Old Trafford move seemed imminent.

Author: 0 Justices side with Microsoft in Xbox 360 class action case

The former are coming to PCs this year, but there's no word on Xbox One X support just yet. They were clearly the crown jewels of the night, and both were used to really show off just what the Xbox One X can do. We can expect titles such as Forza Motorsport 7, Sea of Thieves and Crackdown 3 that are only on Xbox consoles to offer 4K experience at 60fps.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to win title

He was vilified in 2010 when he left the Cavs to join the Miami Heat - where he won two National Basketball Association titles - before returning to Cleveland four years later to help win a first championship for the city in 2016. The Warriors won in 2015 before Cleveland made its historic comeback past year. Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr missed portions of the season and the playoff with recurring spinal fluid problems.

Author: 0 Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

Durant capped his first season with the Warriors in triumphant fashion with another big shooting night that helped Golden State avoid a repeat of last year's Finals collapse when Cleveland rallied from 3-1 down to win the title. 2015 Finals' MVP Andre Iguodala scored 20. It's all about the group. "They call us a super team but there has been a lot of super teams that haven't work".

Author: 0 India's Virat Kohli will take nothing for granted against Bangladesh

Their "choke" story has largely gone unnoticed although it would not be apt to brand them as mini-chokers, as someone recently called. "When you reach the knockout stage, the team reaches a different zone". Virat Kohli's men have big-game experience, and will neither be nervous nor afraid. "Our mindset does not differ". "I think this (his emergence) is something marvelous for Pakistan cricket".

Author: 0 LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

Even so, the ultra-confident Durant is under no illusion that he outplayed James individually; the Warriors simply outplayed the Cavaliers. LeBron James scored 41 points to lead the Cavaliers. After a highly competitive but ultimately lopsided five-game series, that widespread assumption was proven more accurate than anyone could have anticipated before it began.

Author: 0 Aaron Judge hits the hardest home run of the Statcast Era

Before we get to Mr. Judge , let's heap some praise on El Gary Sanchez . In Monday's opener, NY broke a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning on an Aaron Judge homer, hanging on for a 5-3 win. "I was in such a hurry to get the breaking stuff going, it kind of snowballed real quick", Tillman said . Aaron Judge's bomb, which came after Aaron Hicks - who else? - ripped a double to left.

Author: 0 French Open up for grabs for women, usual suspects for men

The Scot will now face the tournament's 2015 victor Wawrinka, who beat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1, in what is a repeat of last year's semi-final showdown which Murray won in four sets before losing to Novak Djokovic in the final . "I think Andy's done really well". The fourth-seeded Nadal , a nine-time champion at Roland Garros , was leading 6-2, 2-0 when Carreno Busta stopped.

Author: 0 USMNT take point from Azteca Stadium with 1-1 draw against Mexico

Bradley hit the post on another long shot and Christian Pulisic muffed a chance near the goal, but for the most part, the United States never did much near the net after the score was equalized. "It was a shame to give away the goal that we did, because obviously they have a lot of the ball - but tactically, the game went the way we expected and the way we wanted".

Sport West Ham Consider Move For Unsettled Arsenal Striker Olivier Giroud
Author: 0 West Ham Consider Move For Unsettled Arsenal Striker Olivier Giroud

It is understood that would be an unlikely set of circumstances with Arsene Wenger having consistently backed the French worldwide, who has often borne the brunt of criticism when Arsenal's form has hit the rocks. After, I do not know the future, it will be necessary to take into account the transfer window. In an exclusive interview, he stated: "I have had limited playing time for several reasons but that is not to say that I lost the confidence of the coach".

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Pushes Back On Suggestions Of Collusion

Kamala Harris at the James Comey hearing. So given Washington's usual divide, it was all a matter of whose partisan narrative - reflected in the different senators' questions - you wished to follow in tracking Sessions' answers. Congressional GOP leaders, including House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., both expressed faith in Mueller on Tuesday.

Sport Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Bangladesh suffer woeful warm-up for Champions Trophy opener

Pandya's knock continued his great run for the Indian team lower down the order. With India set to take on arch-rival Pakistan in their tournament opener on June 4 , the Virat Kohli-led side will not leave any side uncovered as they look to defend the title.

Sport Simona Halep could win first Grand Slam at French Open: Mary Pierce
Author: 0 Simona Halep could win first Grand Slam at French Open: Mary Pierce

The unseeded world No. 47 has booked a spot in the French Open final with a three-set win over Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland-oh, and she turned 20 years old today. "In some moments", Ostapenko said, "I felt a little bit tight". Paris: Simona Halep is targeting the world number one ranking in Saturday's French Open final but fast-rising Latvian upstart Jelena Ostapenko threatens to crash the Romanian's party as a first-time major champion will be crowned.

Author: 0 Warriors take rubber series for 2nd title in 3 years

Battling through a debilitating back issue the last two years, which forced him to miss most of the playoffs this season, you could see it in his eyes after the game that he truly appreciates what the team accomplished this season.

Author: 0 French Open Diary: Birthday girls already celebrating, legends roll back the years

Insane twists of fate aside, the fact that we have a 19-year-old in the semi-finals of Roland Garros for the first time since Ana Ivanovic in 2007 is great news. Scrapping back from love-30 down, Bacsinszky exploited a sloppy patch from her opponent, reeling off four points in a row to move to within one game of the semifinals.

Author: 0 Defending champ Muguruza, Venus power to French fourth round

Muguruza admonished the partisan crowd as she was leaving Court Suzanne Lenglen following her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 defeat which her coach later claimed were "pathetic" and had "no class". 11 Caroline Wozniacki and American teen CiCi Bellis. She has never won the French Open and this is her 20th appearance in the event. This was the second year in a row that Bacsinszky beat seven-time major champion Venus Williams in the fourth round in Paris .

Author: 0 Wed. 9:40 am: Louisiana congressman shot this morning in DC area

Two Capitol police officers shot Wednesday have been identified as Krystal Griner and David Bailey . Two law enforcement officials were among those injured. The Congressional Baseball Game is scheduled for June 15 at Nationals Park. About a dozen people took cover in the first base dugout, Flake said.

Author: 0 Matt Murray remains Penguins starter for Game 5

This has not been the most grueling of Cup Final schedules. Expect Rinne to be back in net for Game 6 in Nashville . The Penguins' unheralded defense of Trevor Daley, Justin Schultz , Olli Maatta, Brian Dumoulin, Ian Cole and Hainsey lacks the No.

Sport City's Premier League fixtures
Author: 0 City's Premier League fixtures

You can see the full list of fixtures here . On Boxing Day , Chelsea are at home to Brighton , Liverpool take on Swansea at Anfield , United host Burnley and Tottenham play Southampton at Wembley . Stoke City finished solidly in mid-table yet again last season, and whilst Mark Hughes continues to do an impressive job, supporters could perhaps be forgiven for growing a little exhausted of the monotony of the Potters seasons.

Sport France to play Oasis to honor England attack victims
Author: 0 France to play Oasis to honor England attack victims

Today we kept the ball better than France at times but, physically, the demands their players impose on you meant we had problems and that led to tiredness, which is one of the reasons for the mistake for the third goal. 78' - GOAL! France 3-2 England (Dembele) Dier gives one away to Lemar, who snaps a smart ball square for Pogba, whose sumptuous first time pass finds Mbappe ahead of him.

Author: 0 Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki resumed her match against 18-year-old American Catherine Bellis after rain stopped play yesterday night. His best showing in Paris was a semifinal run in 2008. She lost in the first or second round each of the previous three years. Andy Murray has admitted that he is wary of falling victim to an upset when he takes on Karen Khachanov in the fourth round of the French Open .