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Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

The Cavs , though, couldn't get far enough ahead to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping away before Durant's defining 3 - the shot that makes dreams come true. Love shook off a shaky first half to chip in nine points in the quarter. "I saw he (James) was playing his heels behind the 3-point line". Q: Do you think they just were too exhausted in the final couple minutes? . Read More »

Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

They're one victory away from a clean sweep of these playoffs, 16 wins without a postseason loss - a feat unmatched in professional sports. The NBA Finals Continue Wednesday night as the the scene shifts to Cleveland for Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers . Read More »

ABC is off and running with NBA Finals

James opened Game 2 guarding Durant, but Richard Jefferson and Iman Shumpert also took turns guarding him. It was a debate all of the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season-are the Warriors going for the regular-season wins record? Point guard Steph Curry scored 26 points and led the team in rebounding with 13. Read More »

LeBron James on Game 3: "We got to protect home"

And Durant was coming off a Game 1 in which he totaled 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in a 113-91 Warriors victory. Key role players like Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli couldn't provide the support they did during the regular season. Read More »

Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals

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He did, however, need an IV after the game due to cramping he experienced in the second half. Lue said that would also extend to rotations that may not have been used much during the regular season or the Cavs' 12-3 playoff run. "That's not our game". CLEVELAND-It's always about LeBron James around these parts, because without him the Cleveland Cavaliers are just another bunch of professional basketball players going through time. Read More »

Man United fans call for Rodriguez after CL team news

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The Colombia international's days at the Bernabeu appear to be numbered after he was left out of the squad for the Champions League final against Juventus . Despite this Wenger has made his first signing with Sead Kolasinac agreeing to join the club from Schalke on July 1. Neither player has committed their future to the club beyond 2018 and should Arsenal have any ambition of cashing in on the pair they must surely sanction their departures this summer. Read More »

Djokovic loses to Theim at French Open

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After losing to Stan Wawrinka in the U.S. Open final he suffered a second-round defeat at the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Denis Istomin . Pliskova will play 2014 Roland Garros runner-up Simona Halep , who saved a match point and rallied from 6-3 5-1 down to beat Elina Svitolina. Read More »

Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

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Ostapenko (19) had struggled against the wind during the opening set on Suzanne-Lenglen, which Wozniacki took control of with two early breaks of serve to race into a 5-0 lead. Men's q-finals: Dominic Thiem (Aut) bt Novak Djokovic (Srb) 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0, Rafael Nadal (Esp) bt Pablo Carreno Busta (Esp) 6-2 2-0 ret. Look at the backhand victor. Read More »

Brilliant Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

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Rohit took some time going, but he's coming back from an injury, and global cricket is different to IPL. Sri Lanka find themselves in a do-or-die situation after being thrashed by South Africa in their opening match. "With the bat and ball, right up there - I would say nine out of 10". Once you concede 72 runs in the last four overs of the innings you have nearly no chance of coming back in the game. Read More »

See why Man City shelled out £35m for Benfica keeper Ederson

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The left-footed Ederson becomes the fourth Brazilian at City, alongside Fernandinho , Fernando and Gabriel Jesus . Bravo's back-up and challenger for the keeper spot, Willy Caballero was recently released by City. This is a great club, the league they have here in England and they have awesome fans and they play splendid football. I have always had the dream to play in English football and now I'm going to make it true, ' he said. Read More »

Warriors dismiss 16-0 chatter, focused on Game Three

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Smith on Wednesday night. Even as the Cavaliers return to the warm embrace of Quicken Loans Arena, the scene of their NBA Finals revival one year ago, it's apparent the Warriors in these NBA Finals not like the Warriors of those NBA Finals. Read More »

Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

That was during Ferrari's dominant era. "The stony demeanour said it all for Kimi Raikkonen by the close of the Monaco Grand Prix and, while the Iceman is renowned for giving nothing away in public, that he was not happy at how his race had panned out was clear ", Giles Richards wrote in The Guardian. Read More »

Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list of highest paid athletes

He is the highest ranked combat sports athlete on the list. Ronaldo is also set to be toward the top of the Forbes list for the foreseeable future after securing a contract extension with Los Blancos that will pay more than $50 million annually for the next four years. Read More »

Paul Pogba describes first season back at Man Utd as 'complicated'

Pogba was attracted to United by Mourinho and has revealed just what makes the Portuguese boss so special. "He is The Special One because he wins", the France global said to Sky Germany. "That's all a player needs". The France midfielder joined United in a world-record £89.3million switch from Juventus last summer and his performances were up and down during a sometimes hard first season. Read More »

Manchester United's bid for Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata rejected

Real Madrid are demanding an astonishing £78m for the Spain global, but United are reportedly confident of persuading Real president Florentino Perez to lower that fee . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte failed with a bid to sign the Spanish worldwide last summer as Real opted to keep hold, but he is hoping for more luck this time around. Read More »

Wawrinka, Murray, Halep in action in 4th round in Paris

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Previous year tennis fans visiting Roland Garros may have been forgiven for thinking they had entered a safari park instead of a grand slam event after dozens of players appeared in matching zebra print outfits by Yohji Yamamoto's Y-3 label for Adidas. Read More »

Big comeback puts Halep in French Open semi against Pliskova

The third seed was briefly dumped by coach Darren Cahill in March because of her poor attitude and the Australian will certainly know he made the right decision in coming back after this superb display of fighting spirit. Thursday's other women's semifinal sees 2015 French Open semifinalist Timea Bacsinszky play Wimbledon junior victor Jelena Ostapenko . Don't let the seedings fool you: Halep will be a strong favorite going into this match, not the least because few players are as ... Read More »

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Durant scored 31 points and Klay Thompson had 30 for the Warriors , who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and are on the brink of the first undefeated finish in National Basketball Association playoff history. The Cavs, though, couldn't get far enough ahead to get comfortable and the Warriors kept chipping away before Durant's defining 3 - the shot that makes dreams come true. Read More »

I am not in manager Conte's plans at Chelsea, says Costa

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Costa scored 20 goals in 35 league appearances in Chelsea's title-winning campaign last season amid local media speculation that he has an unfavourable relationship with the Italian manager. Costa has been linked with a potential move back to Atletico Madrid but he says a return is complicated by the LaLiga club's transfer ban. "It would be nice to return to Atletico, but it is hard to be four, five months without playing", said Costa. Read More »

Champions Cup - les poules de la saison 2017

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Comme cette saison, le Racing 92 va lui se coltiner une nouvelle fois dans son groupe le Munster et Leicester , tandis que le RC Toulon figure à nouveau dans la même poule que les Scarlets. La Rochelle tombe dans un groupe délicat avec les Wasps , quart de finaliste de la dernière édition, les Harlequins, 6ème en Angleterre et Ulster, club habitué de la coupe d'Europe. Read More »

Les matches dames ont repris après une 2e interruption — Roland-Garros

Ce sera le premier affrontement entre les deux joueuses. La pluie a contraint les organisateurs à reporter les deux quarts de finale du simple messieurs prévus ce mardi. Toutes les deux disputeront les demi-finales d'un tournoi du Grand Chelem pour la première fois. Son adversaire, qui l'avait précédemment battue trois fois en autant de matches, a entamé une remontée mais partait de trop pour enlever la première manche. Read More »

Mladenovic douchée par Bacsinszky !

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Puis au troisième tour, Shelby Rogers, une autre Américaine, avait servi pour le match. Cette dernière a éliminé la Française Kristina Mladenovic lors des quarts de finale (6-4, 6-4) et atteint pour la seconde fois de sa carrière le dernier carré du tournoi parisien après 2015. Read More »

Lionel Messi, prolongation actée avec le Barça ?

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Le patron de l'institution Blaugrana n'en démordait pas: il n'y avait aucun souci à se faire, Lionel Messi allait, lui aussi, prolonger avec le FC Barcelone . Le mois dernier, la presse catalane affirmait que l'annonce de la prolongation de Messi au Barça serait annoncée dans les prochaines semaines. Une autre bonne nouvelle devrait bientôt suivre. Read More »

NBA - Golden State souffre, mais arrache une 3e victoire consécutive

Toujours invaincus depuis le début des play-offs, ils ont signé leur quinzième victoire consécutive, améliorant leur propre record NBA , du jamais-vu dans l'un des grands championnats professionnels nord-américains. "Notre situation est compliquée, on va regarder la vidéo du match et tenter de trouver des solutions pour être encore meilleurs pour le prochain match, c'est la seule chose qui compte", a-t-il insisté. Read More »

NBA: Golden State, tout près de la consécration

Non seulement en décrochant le cinquième titre NBA de son histoire, ce qui en ferait la quatrième franchise la plus titrée de l'histoire. De colère, LeBron James fait rebondir le ballon de toutes ses forces: il reste pourtant encore une trentaine de secondes à jouer dans ce match N.3, mais la superstar de Cleveland a compris. Read More »