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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

But it could have been so much better for Cleveland . "We make each other better and it's not about who gets the credit", Durant said . Durant accepted that he was jittery before the final match. NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant rode on a different bus with his mom. "It nearly makes too much sense not to happen". Led the league with 121 points per game while outscoring opponents by 12.3 per night behind their potent backcourt of Goodrich and West, who each averaged almost 26 points to rank ... Read More »

Warriors say no decision has been made on White House visit

Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. "We're going to do what our leader (Curry) does", Iguodala told Amick. "It's so rare so I know exactly how lucky I am", he said. "It was sweet. I mean, revenge is always sweet and this was payback from a year ago", another Warriors fan said. Read More »

Blimp goes down at US Open golf tournament in Wisconsin

Justin Maynard is a sales manager for AirSign, the advertising company that operates the blimp . Maynard could not confirm witness accounts that the pilot skydived from the blimp and said the aircraft's pilots do not regularly carry parachutes. Read More »

Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for ODI's against Windies

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Opener Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah are the only members from the Champions Trophy squad who won't be making the trip to the Caribbean. The Indian team are presently in England playing in the Champions Trophy. The incumbent Anil Kumble's contract ends with the Champions Trophy and India have advertised for a new coach, as opposed to extending Kumble's tenure without further interviews. Read More »

USGA pledges no repeat of rules gaffe from last US Open

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A repeat of the Johnson incident is unlikely this year, and not just because the greens at Erin Hills are nowhere near as fast as Oakmont's putting surfaces. Stricker said his hard-working path to the U.S. Open, where he will seek his maiden major title, reflects the values of Wisconsin people in general and that he is happy about earning his place rather than having it handed to him. Read More »

Mayweather, UFC star McGregor agree to August fight

As part of that deal with MGM Resorts International - the parent company of T-Mobile Arena - any Mayweather-McGregor fight could not take place within three weeks of Alvarez-Golovkin, and August 26 is exactly three weeks before September 16. Read More »

Premier League fixtures: Brighton start against Manchester City, holders Chelsea host Burnley

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Of the other promoted sides, Newcastle United are at home against last season's runners-up Tottenham . Arsenal will be opening the season hosting Leicester City on August 12th, which, wow that's soon. Huddersfield Town, back in the top flight after a 45-year absence, are the only newcomers not to start with a home game. This season the first one comes during a challenging stretch for the Gunners, but Arsenal will be desperate for a win to reclaim some bragging rights after finishing ... Read More »

Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

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When McKay is drafted, the MLB Network will interview him live. "It was an unbelievable feeling". Lewis is a 6-2, 188-pound shortstop from JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., and is perhaps the most complete position player in the draft. Read More »

Here's why Draymond Green wasn't ejected from Game 4

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But here's what happened. But Green kept pushing the rhetoric on Friday, because that's just what he does - he has been trash-talking the Cavaliers (who are trash-talking right back) the whole series, and he had that weird episode with the officials on Friday when it was assumed he'd been ejected for two technical fouls but the refs went back and clarified that the first technical was actually called on Steve Kerr . Read More »

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

When the officers stopped the auto, they spotted a blunt on the dashboard, the NYPD said. Telfair was pulled over driving through the Brooklyn neighborhood in a Ford F-150 pickup truck because the headlights were not turned on. His last game in the National Basketball Association was November 26, 2014, for the Oklahoma City Thunder , and he played in China after being released by the Thunder. Read More »

Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup following 2-0 win over Uzbekistan

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Team Melli's victory on Monday not only guaranteed their safe passage to the 2018 World Cup, but ensured they did so in style with two Group Stage matches to spare. Iran's qualification will largely fly under the radar, but it should be recognised that it's is a major achievement for the national team. Thousands of Iranians spilled onto the streets after the match with impromptu street parties in Tehran and across the country as people danced, waved flags and honked vehicle horns. Read More »

Potcoin sponsoring Rodman's North Korea trip

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US and South Korean officials earlier said the murder was orchestrated by the North's leader Jong Un. Rodman was mobbed by journalists when he arrived at Beijing's airport on Tuesday to catch a flight for the North Korean capital. His last visit came in January 2014, when Rodman and a group of other former NBA players took part in an exhibition basketball game. Rodman's expected visit to Pyongyang would be the first under Trump, a man with whom he has a personal relationship. Read More »

AC Milan sign Portugal starlet Andre Silva

The 21-year old striker was in prolific form throughout the 2016/17 season, both in the league and the Champions League and it is mainly for his performances that the Serie A side are looking to get his services. However, he has a quick enough turn of pace to also beat defenders one-on-one. Milan posted a video of Silva performing various drills. The Croatian global has a €50m release clause, but much like Silva, Milan believe that they can negotiate that down significantly to snap up a ... Read More »

After Rahul Gandhi rap, Sandeep Dikshit 'sorry' for jibe on Rawat

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The Congress Party on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should stop converting the farmers" woes by raising "non -issue" like Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit's " sadak ka gunda' remark for Army Chief. They have questioned army's integrity. "We advised Sandeep Dikshit to desist from making any controversial remarks on Army Chief as Indian National Congress doesn't support such remarks", said Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala. Read More »

Penguins end Predators magical postseason run

Matt Murray of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Nashville Predators 2-0 to win the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final . Chris Kunitz (up ) - The veteran Pittsburgh forward has won the Stanley Cup four times, three times with Pittsburgh and once with the Anaheim Ducks . Read More »

Bayern signing Serge Gnabry on 3-year contract

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He was fresh from a starring role in Germany's silver-medal winning Olympic campaign, where he finished joint top scorer with Nils Petersen on six goals. "Before me lies an exciting time , which I am very much looking forward to". Initially at the Stuttgart academy, Gnabry shifted to Arsenal in 2011 and spent five seasons with the Gunners. Read More »

Nadal moves up to No.2, Djokovic slides to fourth

Roger Federer , the man who leads the all-time men's major title list, hadn't won a Grand Slam event in five years until he took out Nadal in five sets at the Australian Open in January to win his 18th major title. "A very emotional moment", Nadal, who before Sunday had last won a grand slam title at the 2014 French Open , told CNN Sport's Ravi Ubha. He is not dubbed the "King of Clay" for no reason. Read More »

Why LA Is Rooting For Unlikely LeBron James Comeback

Even in the face of one of the mightiest juggernauts the National Basketball Association has ever seen, the Cavaliers can still have a fighting chance. They have no picks in the June 22 draft and few tradeable assets beyond Irving and Love. "He's not saying that Klay Thompson is the best player in the league, like he's been right there for those who have been paying attention". Read More »

UFC Auckland Results: Mark Hunt Finishes Derrick Lewis In The Fourth

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Ion Cutelaba recorded the seventh fastest knockout in UFC light heavyweight history, while Brit Ross Pearson suffered his third loss in a row after he was knocked out cold by a vicious knee to the face by Dan Hooker . "Game over", said Hunt. He's now 18-5-1 overall. Anticipation was at fever-pitch for Hunt's return to Auckland and the crowd erupted with every punch. Read More »

Latest charges leave Spartans trying to repair reputation

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Corley knows what he is facing and can get on with the process of fighting it", said Corley's attorney, John Shea . The authorization means police can now obtain arrest warrants from a judge or magistrate. The hammer has come down hard Tuesday morning in East Lansing . She is now listed as an "Independent Title IX Investigator and Consultant". In 2016, the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner who was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman stoked a ... Read More »