But Durant was quick to congratulate last year's champions. But he offered a glimpse of what more he could offer by averaging more than 30 points per game during a 4-1 series win over the Cavaliers in the Finals. "Kevin's journey, our team embraced him". " Some teams wouldn't embrace a guy who came into a situation like ours". Durant took heat from critics saying he should have stayed with the Thunder and built a powerhouse team around himself and Russell Westbrook .
Scalise is still in critical condition and will need more surgeries, the congressman's official Twitter account said. Trump made an unannounced visit along with first lady Melania Trump and White House physician Ronny Jackson to the hospital Wednesday night hours after Scalise's first surgery following the shooting at a Republican team charity baseball practice at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria, Va .
To add to the misery, the first post-Europa game is an away trip to Chelsea . In the meantime Wenger and company will learn their European fate on August 25 when the Europa League group stage draw is made in Monaco. It certainly isn't the most hard opening day fixture for Arsene Wenger and his shiny new contract, but fans and players will be concerned with the sheer amount of fixtures heading their way.
Russell hit his fourth home run to give the Cubs the lead and help them avoid a four-game sweep. Meyer has never faced the Yankees , so this game should be a good test of his new found successes on the mound. Judge airmailed a throw home as Eric Young Jr. scored on Danny Espinosa's two-out single to make it 3-2. Girardi hopes that the 29-year-old can be activated next weekend in Oakland.
Andre Iguodala told USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick, "Hell nah", on if he wants to take part in it. Several members of the reigning National Football League champion New England Patriots opted to skip the team's post-Super Bowl White House visit last April for various reasons.
He eventually finished fourth. "When I went to the Mercedes factory on the Thursday after Monaco, the engineers were still conducting that analysis, so all I could do was ask further questions and give more feedback". Vettel then passed Perez on the penultimate lap to take fourth. Vettel had a mishap on turn two on his final fast lap or he may have had a chance to nip Hamilton for the pole.
Gatland said he doesn't worry too much about those perceptions, but his apparent frustration suggested otherwise. No coach enjoys being pigeon-holed like that - it implies a lack of awareness and flexibility, qualities that Gatland clearly has displayed to have enjoyed such a long and illustrious career.
And you can count Harry Beevis among those sceptical about Redknapp's bid for Terry. No longer at Chelsea after spending his entire career at Stamford Bridge, many had thought that Terry could retire this summer. Birmingham's arch rivals Aston Villa have also keen in the running to sign the veteran centre back. Top-flight sides Bournemouth and West Brom are believed to be interested in signing the free agent, but Redknapp has confirmed he is attempting to convince the 36-year-old to ...
Jess Varnish is "disappointed" that criticisms of British Cycling in an independent report were diluted from an earlier, leaked draft and upset she was not given the chance to reply to claims about her. However, the report - compiled by a five-member panel headed by British Rowing chair Annamarie Phelps - is not as damning about British Cycling as the draft that was leaked to the Daily Mail in March, although the " culture of fear" conclusion remains.
FROM COINAGE: Who Are the Wealthiest NBA Owners? If you're a team with one star player, do you really want to sell out a lot of assets to make it two star players without much around them? "I mean, come on, you got a bunch of guys who are talented and can shoot and pass and dribble, and they're unselfish", Kerr said .
After all, he's the inventor of the " super team ", the one who started the idea of superstars conspiring to form their own teams to win titles. "It's the business of basketball obviously so nothing is for sure, but here I feel like we can work that out and we'll have a chance to do this again next year", Durant said.
The Green Shirts tremendous win ensures a final berth in the mega event where they await the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday (tomorrow). [Used pitch in semi-final] It's a test... "But coming from Edgbaston [where they played Australia last Saturday], it was obviously a big jump in pace and bounce and too much of an ask for us to adjust to really".
The Latvian finished the match with the same number of winners and unforced errors compared to just eight winners and 10 errors for Halep . "It's my goal, I think", said Ostapenko who will climb from 47th in the rankings to 12th on Monday.
The 27-year-old Swede was injured during the playoffs, though he still piled up 18 points in 19 games and played 28 minutes per game. It was apparent that this squad was the real deal as early as December. "Thanks for showing up today, and let's try to do this again next year". This is also impressive since they were the underdogs in their series against Washington.
We just had conversations about it. "I think we're a very unique organization in that regard. And it's always been transparent to have those communications and not have them in a rude or discourteous way, but just professionally". "It was just a conversation". What about Sherman's relationship with Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson? When asked what is your relationship like with Wilson, Sherman replied, "It's fantastic".
NASHVILLE , Tenn. - Faith Hill sang a attractive rendition of the national anthem Sunday night before Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins at Bridestone Arena. He also set a rookie record with two shutouts in a Cup Final. The world will find out next week if Crosby , a finalist for this year's Hart Memorial Trophy, will also end up being named Most Valuable Player.
A blimp caught fire and crashed into a field at Erin Meadows Farm in Erin Hills. A woman who witnessed the crash of a small blimp near the Wisconsin golf course where the U.S. The tournament, one of golf's four majors, began Thursday morning. I'd never seen a plane crash, blimp crash, anything like that. Mickelson had kept fans and officials guessing nearly down to the wire, hanging on to the long shot hope that storms might delay the start of the year's second major and allow him to ...
In January, Kerr called the administration's travel ban a "horrible idea" and likened Trump's campaign to "The Jerry Springer Show". Kerr's team set an National Basketball Association record for regular-season wins with 73 last season and returned to the Finals, but lost to Cleveland in seven games .
India play Bangladesh in the second semifinal in Birmingham on Thursday. The final is at The Oval on Sunday. "I think, going into today's game knowing that we were going to play on a used wicket potentially brought Pakistan's game closer to their home", added Morgan.
A native of Seat Pleasant in Prince George's County, the small forward thanked "everybody" in the town, Prince George's, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Green believed the Warriors needed a player to take stress off Curry , so he wouldn't always have to hit the 35-footer, and apply it to James , so he would never again be able to hide on Harrison Barnes, freelancing for blocks and steals.
The runs helped Zaman and Ali gain confidence as they went on to put up a century stand and shut out England completely from the game. Chasing a below-par 212, the Green Brigade rode on a brilliant 118-run opening stand between Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) before Babar Azam (38 not out) and Ali helped the team with a 55-run second-wicket stand to set their date with the victor of the second semi-final between India and Bangladesh, on Sunday.
What made them great: Set an National Basketball Association record by going 40-1 at home during the last of Bird's three straight MVP seasons. Despite coming up on the losing end of The Finals for the fifth time in eight trips, James averaged a triple-double over the five games, a first for the NBA's championship series.
Police spokeswoman Lt. Teena Richardson said Wilder was pulled over for a tint violation. Wilder was reportedly taken back to police headquarters and charged but was later released on a bond to the value of $1000 (£784). Wilder is the World Boxing Council heavyweight champion. At the time, Wilder's attorney said the boxer overreacted after believing the woman was stealing from him.
The Japanese team, skippered by Dean Barker, led the Swedish side 3-1 at one point but lost steam in the best-of-nine challenger series on Bermuda's Great Sound . With the two boats roughly level mid-race, Sweden's Australian skipper Nathan Outteridge slipped and went overboard while moving across the boat.
For LeBron James , greatness comes even in a loss, and it continues to define him. A combination of payouts from current top-earning National Basketball Association players - Kevin Durant's $25 million from Nike, James Harden's $14 million with Adidas, Stephen Curry's $12 million with Under Armour, Derrick Rose's $11 million with Adidas and James' income - doesn't break the $100 million mark.