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Sport Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs
Author: 0 Herculean LeBron effort not enough for Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers have had no answer for Golden State forward Kevin Durant in the 2017 NBA Finals, and that continued in Game 3 of the best-of-seven series. But protecting the lead meant leaving Irving on the floor for the entire second half and James for all but a few seconds of it, and on the other bench Steve Kerr kept reminding his deeper Warriors that the Cavaliers were going to get exhausted.

Sport Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry
Author: 0 Warriors to pay 'whatever it takes' to keep Stephen Curry

So it seems Lacob won't have to do much to persuade Curry to remain in the Bay Area. "This is a moment we all need to enjoy together", he said. Warriors guard Stephen Curry said, "You've got to call Kevin Durant a champion now". James played arguably his finest Finals, becoming the first player in history to average a triple double in the championship round (33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds, and 10.0 assists).

Author: 0 Pakistan thrash holders India to win Champions Trophy

They came into the final against India at the Oval as the outsiders and when India won the toss and chose to chase it was felt like Pakistan would need to post close to 350 to just have a chance. "It sort of feels surreal really, to be honest", Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur told a news conference. "It has been an up and down ride". "A lot of people had vibes that we might not be able to defeat India, that their batting is too strong for us to handle.

Sport Brazilian Star Oscar Starts Massive Brawl In Chinese Super League Match
Author: 0 Brazilian Star Oscar Starts Massive Brawl In Chinese Super League Match

Oscar was not punished for his role in the melee. The Brazilian was at the heart of a feisty game with Guangzhou R&F in the Chinese Super League that ended 1-1. Portuguese coach Villas-Boas defended Oscar, saying that he was "just being passionate". "Disrespect the opponent? It is not true", the Brazil worldwide is reported as telling the Sina news agency .

Author: 0 Koepka wins first major championship at US Open

What do you do when you've been in a serious auto accident as a child and your doctor advises you to avoid all contact sports? Former European Tour executive director Ken Schofield said short of seeing a player from Europe win, the continent's golf fans will be "delighted" with American Brooks Koepka's triumph in the US Open.

Author: 0 Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

While the 11th seed Wozniacki is in better form than what she may have been earlier in the clay court season, Ostapenko has gotten herself out of some tricky situations, none more so than the fourth round. In doing so, the 27-year-old reached her second semi-final after losing to Serena Williams at that stage in 2015. In his quarterfinal, nine-time French Open champion Nadal faces No.

Sport OU star QB Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors
Author: 0 OU star QB Mayfield accepts guilty plea for 3 misdemeanors

Mayfield had entered not-guilty pleas on all four charges in April. According to the Fayetteville District Court report , Mayfield stated he was trying to break up an altercation, and a police officer asked him to stay so he could take a statement for his report.

Author: 0 India will learn from final loss, says Kohli

Left-arm fast bowler Amir, whose career was nearly ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail term he received for his part in a spot-fixing scam during a 2010 Test against England at Lord's, was superb. "We'd like our bowlers to exploit it", Kohli said , but his inform seamers were up against Pakistan's openers, Zaman and Ali, determined to hand their side a solid platform.

Author: 0 Fultz works out for 76ers, amid draft trade talks

Boston gets the No. 3 pick in Thursday's draft from Philadelphia, plus either a first-rounder in 2018 and 2019. The 2018 Lakers pick will be protected and will head to Boston if it falls within the No. It will mark the second straight year that Philadelphia selects first overall. The Celtics had Duke's Jayson Tatum in for a workout on Monday and hope to have Kansas' Josh Jackson in on Tuesday.

Sport Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery
Author: 0 Yankees prospect Torres needs Tommy John surgery

With Torres out of the picture for the rest of the season, Chase Headley will gain some extra security in his role as the team's everyday third baseman. Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres hits a solo home run during the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers on March 11, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. The Yankees (38-29) entered Monday tied for first place in the American League East with the Red Sox but have been on a skid as of late, having lost six in a row and back-to-back series against ...

Author: 0 Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

The perception is that Ostapenko, coached by Spain's former top-20 player Anabel Medina Garrigues, has a gameplan limited to trying to belt every ball to oblivion. "As I said, she deserved to win". She may struggle to regain her form in the short grass-court season, and we have seen many a player suffer a dip after getting so close to the ultimate prize.

Author: 0 Russian Federation topple New Zealand in opening fixture of FIFA Confederations Cup

Several defenders rushed back to attempt to clear the ball, but after coming off the post it was bundled over the line by defender Michael Boxall. We are finally underway in Russian Federation. "We're a tight-knit team and we really understand all the different phases we have to go through: when it's time to train we train, and when it's time to kick back and relax we do that too".

Sport Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen interested in move for striker Matt Derbyshire
Author: 0 Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen interested in move for striker Matt Derbyshire

I can only promise intense work and that I will do my best", he added. (The) Championship is a different competition with more direct styles and players, but I want to control games and build from the back. The Daily Mail claims that Christiansen, who was appointed on Thursday, wants to bring Derbyshire back to England this summer. Leeds' push for promotion last season was driven by Wood's goalscoring form, and without him, there is no doubt the club would have struggled to find the same ...

Sport Altuve, Beltran Homer For Astros As Porcello Gets Roughed Up Aga
Author: 0 Altuve, Beltran Homer For Astros As Porcello Gets Roughed Up Aga

By then he had surrendered the first Bogaerts home run, a jarring blast to straightaway center field, and three additional hits. Price was even more of an adventure, allowing an RBI single to Brian McCann in the first inning, the third consecutive hit he surrendered that frame.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final

The bowling lineup was led by Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali, who finished with 13 wickets, and his team mate Junaid Khan. "Look, I think it'll be massive (implication of this victory)". A large number of youth marched towards the residence of moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq around 11 pm and requested him to come out to celebrate the win with them.

Sport LeBron James dunks on kids at son's epic birthday party
Author: 0 LeBron James dunks on kids at son's epic birthday party

Even when it's in a game made up of mostly children at his son's tenth birthday party. Not wanting to be outdone, James is seen rising above the kids to catch the ball for a touchdown, as well as firing home a slam dunk on his native basketball court.

Author: 0 Vegas likely to lack star power and scoring in early National Hockey League existence

McPhee's breadth of power extends to making deals with teams who covet some of the players left unprotected by other National Hockey League clubs. The NHL announced Sunday the players that each of the league's 30 existing teams has protected in the expansion draft and which players each team has made available to the Las Vegas Golden Knights .

Author: 0 Russian Federation vs Portugal: how and where to watch

Ten minutes before kickoff, both teams lined up in front of the main stand to listen speeches by Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino. The All Whites had a penalty claim turned down for a handball by Vasin but Russian Federation sealed all three points as Smolov started and finished a swift passing move in the 69th minute to extended their unbeaten streak to four matches under Cherchesov.

Author: 0 Long road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

Had a short one at second, and made a great par at the third. He closed with a 5-under 67, only realizing after his par on the final hole that a birdie would have set yet another U.S. His round of 66 was over almost 90 minutes before Koepka strolled to the 18th green, with the tournament all but wrapped up. "I thought it was a fantastic round of golf, given what we were dealing with to start the day, " Spieth said.

Author: 0 Pakistan defeat India to win Champions Trophy

The 180-run victory over a side that is known for its batting might stunned the cricketing world. The left-hander failed to let the horror mix-up deter him - striking Ravindra Jadeja for six over long on and following up with a brace of boundaries as Pakistan raced up to 150 in the 26th over.

Sport Fultz Working Out For Sixers Amid Trade Rumors
Author: 0 Fultz Working Out For Sixers Amid Trade Rumors

Jo Jo seems pretty pumped about it. The Philadelphia 76ers are reportedly out of the running for point guard Kyle Lowry , an impending unrestricted free agent, after reaching an agreement with the Boston Celtics to acquire the first overall pick in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft.

Sport Nadal wins; Muguruza crashes out of French Open
Author: 0 Nadal wins; Muguruza crashes out of French Open

Djokovic found himself up against the man who came into the tournament with more clay-court wins than any other player this season, including a career-best victory over Andy Murray in Monte Carlo. The French 13th seed is through to just her second slam quarterfinal - after the 2015 US Open - and will face American Venus Williams or Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky for a spot in the last four.

Sport Harry Kane hails
Author: 0 Harry Kane hails "fantastic" England character

But with a famous victory on the cards, Kane levelled in stoppage time to deflate the Tartan Army and the Celtic forward. "It (the goal) is definitely up at the top, it was a special day", he said . "I thought the boys put a great effort in, especially as some hadn't played for a long time and you could see we were getting a wee bit exhausted towards the end".

Sport Real Madrid CF need you: Zinedine Zidane to Cristiano Ronaldo
Author: 0 Real Madrid CF need you: Zinedine Zidane to Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United sold Ronaldo to Real Madrid in the summer of 2009 for £80m and they have tried to set up a deal for his return on at least one occasion since his departure. That makes it a direct contribution to a goal every 64 minutes, which makes it unsurprising that Ronaldo has also managed to win the prestigious Ballon d'Or four times.

Author: 0 Phoenix Suns: 5 options for pick No. 54 in 2017 NBA Draft

With Markelle Fultz reportedly set to land in Philadelphia with the No. 1 overall pick, the Lakers hold the keys to the remainder of the draft with the No. The Lakers, Jazz, and Kings are the other three teams with multiple first-round picks. "Then from three down to nine or ten, you've got a combination of three more point guards, a couple of outstanding wing players in Jackson and Tatum", he added.

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