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Sport Redskins name Doug Williams senior VP of player personnel
Author: 0 Redskins name Doug Williams senior VP of player personnel

Williams worked under current Washington team president Bruce Allen in Tampa Bay, and both he and head coach Jay Gruden will report directly to Allen. Williams returned from a vacation in the Bahamas on Sunday night to find a message from Allen, who called an 8:30 a.m. staff meeting on Monday to announce the promotions Williams had suggested.

Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

The Golden State Warriors , led by Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson , beat the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night in Game Five of the National Basketball Association championship, nabbing their third victory. This is the third-consecutive GSW-Cavaliers contested Finals - a first in history. "It's just a great group of guys, great community, great arena, great fans", Durant said.

Author: 0 Warriors Win The 2017 NBA Finals

During the five-game NBA Finals series between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers , Klay Thompson showed flashes of his scoring brilliance that was akin to his electric performances back in the Warriors' championship run in 2014-15.

Author: 0 The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

Their superior depth proved vital, with Warriors bench players contributing 35 points - including 20 from Andre Iguodala - to just seven for the Cavs' back-ups. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. West, Thompson and J.R. Smith received techs after a replay review. But Game 5 fell on a Monday - the day I work from home.

Author: 0 Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

Congrats to Durant and the Golden State Warriors . " You can't turn the basketball over, you can't take bad shots because you don't have floor balance", coach Tyronn Lue said . In the other three quarters , Cleveland held a four-point advantage. The Cavs never were closer than eight points the rest of the way. Instead, Durant joined Stephen Curry in the Bay Area.

Author: 0 Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

The 129-120 victory marks Golden State's second National Basketball Association title in three years, having clinched the series 4-1. She interviewed a half dozen players, coaches and owners in the post-game and she didn't just mail it in with the terrible question of "How do you feel?" After answering one final question following an extended stay at the podium, the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) felt like he might have said more than he should.

Author: 0 Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

I almost had a chance to win there."I really don't have any goals tomorrow besides give all my efforts into each shot", Summerhays said.While there was no pressure on the long putt, Dufner sank it anyway."My game's really solid right now".

Author: 0 Josh Jackson cancels scheduled workout with Celtics

Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News reports not only are the Lakers finalizing a second workout with Ball, who didn't exactly impress during the first audition . With Ball being rumored in the top three and the Lakers having the number two pick, there's a strong possibility the pick will be Ball. But if the Lakers were watching to see how Lonzo handles himself in a big public setting, I imagine this TV appearance would only help.

Sport Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw
Author: 0 Good result for Ireland as Wales and Serbia play out a draw

Amazingly, the penalty made famous by Panenka - the shoot-out victor in the 1976 European Championship final against West Germany - was scored at the same Belgrade stadium. The Welsh goalkeeper had to punch away a risky Filip Kostic just after the interval and the Serbians felt they should have had two penalties in the opening stages.

Author: 0 Golden State defeat Cleveland Cavaliers to claim National Basketball Association crown

Prior to Game 4 against the Blazers, Kerr wasn't sure if he would be able to return to the sidelines during Golden State's playoff run. But that idea fizzled fast when the Warriors opened with a pair of lopsided wins at home, fought back late to steal the next game in Cleveland and then, after dropping their first game of the postseason, closed out the series at home.

Sport Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open
Author: 0 Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

Johnson is expecting his second child this week and his wife, Paulina Gretzky , is set to undergo a c-section birth just two days before DJ has to defend his U.S. "I will. I forgot to take my pills this morning, and I've been sneezing about 50 times already". "I teed off a little too on the defensive side, tried to respect the golf course too much and not playing as aggressive as I did", Rahm said.

Author: 0 Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Bonino revealed after Sunday's Game 6 victory that broke his leg in the first period of Game 2, but played through it, finishing the night with 16:06 of ice time - more than he logged in Game 1. Yes, it would have been helpful if the Preds didn't go 0-4 on the power play, including a 5-on-3. "It stings", said defenseman P.K. Subban, brought over in a trade stunner in the offseason and a foil for Crosby all series.

Author: 0 Three players dismissed amid sexual assault case

After hearing of a potential "sexual misconduct" incident involving a Michigan State player in January, Dantonio " followed MSU policy and his training on that policy", reporting the incident to the school's Office of Institutional Equity and informing the appropriate parties (and nobody else) on campus, while not interfering with an investigation.

Author: 0 Buttler hits rapid 61 as England all out for 310 against NZ

England Captain Eoin Morgan has praised his team's bowling after dismissing New Zealand for a low total in a Champions Trophy Group A match here. Eoin Morgan's side won their first two games of the tournament - against Bangladesh and New Zealand - to qualify for the final four. Spinner Adil Rashid , who came into the side as Chris Woakes' replacement also came out with a good bowling performance and picked two crucial wickets apart from drying the runs for the New Zealand batters.

Sport Harry Kane's equaliser 'huge moment' for England - Gareth Southgate
Author: 0 Harry Kane's equaliser 'huge moment' for England - Gareth Southgate

The Scots led 2-1 after two magnificent Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in the last three minutes of normal time followed an opening goal from England substitute Alex Oxlade Chamberlain on 70 minutes. England calmed as the half wore on, and five minutes before the break, Adam Lallana hit the side-netting after a fine dummy that beat Christophe Berra .

Sport Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea
Author: 0 Former NBA player Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

In a statement accompanying the trip, his publicist pointed out that Rodman was in the unusual position of being friends with both US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un . North Korea on Tuesday freed one of the detainees, Otto Warmbier . It's not clear if Warmbier's release during Rodman's visit was purely coincidental.

Sport Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal
Author: 0 Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

As a tired Wawrinka sliced a volley into the net on match point Nadal collapsed on his back on the baseline. A dominant 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over Stan Wawrinka being the finishing touch. " Tennis players don't need to hit that many tennis balls but when they have a chance to get in the gym and work on the lower body and core that's what helps".

Author: 0 Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

All 11 media members voting on the award had Durant as the victor. "Lebron and Kyrie, I've never seen nothing like them", Durant said. His five-straight a 30+ point games earned him the MVP award. The Warriors also got a huge game from Andre Iguodala off the bench, as he contributed 20 points in 38 minutes and dutifully locked down Irving and James.

Author: 0 James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

Durant was once again the best player on the floor for the Warriors on Monday, hitting some timely three-pointers en route to a team-high 39 points. They have now finished it as NBA Champions while going on an unprecedented 15-game winning streak during the playoffs.

Sport French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title
Author: 0 French Open king Nadal hails Uncle Toni after 10th French Open title

He whipped the crowd up when he created a game point to hold for 2-3 only for Nadal to scramble a defensive lob just inside the baseline, with Wawrinka netted the smash. Nadal's win-loss record at the French Open , which he won on debut in 2005, now stands at a staggering 79-2. Nadal hailed the French Open as the most special tournament for him.

Author: 0 Durant Finally A Champion After Leading Warriors To NBA Title

The Warriors won 129-120 to win the National Basketball Association championship. LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. Roughly a year-and-a-half after he was sacked by Cleveland, the ramifications are finally being felt. "I'm talking too much at this point", Durant said.

Author: 0 It's misery for defending champion Garbine Muguruza

I like Mladenovic to advance to the French Open semifinal. Despite 16 double-faults, the Frenchwomen was able to pull the upset after the heavy backing of the home crowd. And we're in the quarter-finals. The Spaniard stormed off court wagging her finger at the vocal crowd, while Mladenovic celebrated nearly as if she had won the tournament, running to shake hands with French federation president Bernard Giudicelli.

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