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A different kind of Penguins parade at Pittsburgh's National Aviary

Yup, we all get it, buddy. Somehow, someway, the Penguins won a Stanley Cup without a No. 1 defenceman. The Pittsburgh Penguins barely had started their celebration for winning their second consecutive Stanley Cup championship before Las Vegas tabbed them as favorites to capture their franchise's sixth title in 2017-18. Read More »

Kevin Durant expects to remain with Golden State Warriors

NBA fans knew all season that two "super-teams" were going to meet in the NBA Finals, but after they did no one on those teams seems to want to own that "super" monicker. On the way to his first NBA Championship, Warriors forward Kevin Durant scored 39 points on 14-of-20 shooting, including a five-of-eight showing from three-point range, to go along with seven rebounds, five assists and one steal. Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Thursday's Warriors Championship Parade

Whether or not the Warriors will join those teams remains to be seen. "You don't see some of the qualities you talk about, the resilience, the ability to communicate, the compassion". In January, David West, an National Basketball Association veteran and well-respected player around the league - who signed with the team last summer - commented on the election tactics of Team Trump: "All the tactics he used to get elected are the very things that someone like me, who works with youth on a ... Read More »

National Basketball Association champions Golden State Warriors unlikely to visit White House

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Among the other first-time National Basketball Association champions was Warriors center Zaza Pachulia, the first player from the nation of Georgia to win an National Basketball Association title. "He left it all out there on that floor". The NBA trade rumors connecting Paul George to the Cleveland Cavaliers are heating up in the wake of Cleveland's loss in the NBA Finals , with reports that Kevin Love may be headed to in to give the Cavs the missing piece needed to beat the Golden ... Read More »

Mourinho delighted to play Real Madrid in European Super Cup

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I'm in a good moment. Particularly after the world player of the year ensured Madrid pulled off one of soccer's hardest feats, becoming the first team to successfully defend their Champions League title. His stunner of a goal made Juventus believe on an upset. The goalkeeper blocked a header and strike from Gonzalo Higuain, and produced a one-handed save when Miralem Pjanic picked a gap through a crowd of defenders. Read More »

Will Warriors head to the White House?

Simmons: KD's like, 'My defense has always been good Mr. "Oh, my gosh, more than that, " the Finals MVP told USA Today . But I wasn't expecting that. General Manager Bob Myers, who helped assemble the Warriors lineup after the franchise spent years as the league's laughing stock, and savvy owner Joe Lacob fill out the rest of the team. Read More »

Brilliant Nadal, Djokovic through to Q'final

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Rafael Nadal feels umpires must allow players to "breathe a little" after he was involved in the latest time violation controversy at Roland Garros on Sunday. Pliskova, the Czech, beat Carina Witthoft of Germany 7-5 6-1, while Svitolina of Ukraine overcame Poland's Magda Linette 6-4 7-5. The 30-year-old Monfils won 7-6 (7-5) 5-7 4-3 to set up a last-16 meeting with third seed Stan Wawrinka. Read More »

Halep confident of French Open triumph

She will meet Ostapenko for the first time in the final on Saturday. Both have their birthdays today - Ostapenko her 20th and Bacsinszky her 28th - but only one of them will be celebrating with a maiden grand slam final. Her leaded forehand is her biggest weapon but she hits victor from all over the court, all the time. Would the memories of that loss be healed if Pliskova could take the number one spot from Kerber? "She played unbelievable tennis in the first set until the end of the ... Read More »

Malik Monk giving the Sixers an option

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In particular, there was a dribble handoff play from the corner that Gerald Henderson, Nik Stauskas, and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot ran quite a bit last season. He averaged 19.8 points (45.0 percent from the field, 39.7 percent from three), 2.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. Unlike Villanova's Josh Hart and Oregon's Dillon Brooks, who worked out for the Sixers in the morning and have worked out for 10 and 13 teams, respectively, Monk could be more selective in his tryouts. Read More »

Golden State Warriors parade plans announced

The issue of teams visiting the White House has become prevalent since Donald Trump's surprise victory in the USA presidential election in November. "So you have a clear sense of what matters when you go through that stuff". After Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank remarked that Trump's presidency would be a "real asset" for the country, Curry replied, "I agree with that description, if you remove the "et" from asset". Read More »

Ohio man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings

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The mother, 45, and two daughters, ages 21 and 18, were all found in one bedroom at their home in North Royalton , Ohio , about 18 miles outside of Cleveland, Det. Loeding said Tuesday that, while Brinkman is the suspect in the North Royalton case, he has not yet been charged. They were found after the couple's son tried and failed to reach them. Read More »

Check out the best photos from the Warriors' championship parade

The party began as soon as Kevin Durant , Stephen Curry and the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 at Oracle Arena to clinch their second championship in three years . While they are chiefly known for their long-range shooting, the true genius of these Warriors lies in their ability to share the ball to always find the most efficient scoring option. Read More »

Patricio Albacete quitte Toulouse pour le Racing 92

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Trois éléments débarquent dans les Hauts de Seine en provenance du Stade Toulousain. Ainsi, le deuxième-ligne argentin, Patricio Albacete, le pilier samoan, Census Johnston, et le pilier géorgien, Vasil Kakovin joueront en Ciel et Blanc la saison prochaine. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Aamer Sohail clarifies Sarfraz 'did nothing special' remark

An unpredictable Pakistan today stunned England by eight wickets to enter their maiden Champions Trophy final, continuing their sensational run in the tournament. "I think (Amir) has a little bit of back spasm". At the fall of the 8 wicket, many in the crowd vented their frustration by setting fire to some of the stands and throwing bottles into the field of play. Read More »

What's Kohli's view on bilateral series with Pakistan?

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That was not the end of the run spree, with Hardik Pandya hitting sixes off the first three balls of left-arm spinner Imad Wasim's last over of the innings. The Indian batsmen were particularly brutal on Pakistan seamer Wahab Riaz, who went for 87 runs in 8.4 overs before limping off injured, the most expensive spell of five overs or more in Champions Trophy history. Read More »

Andy Murray doesn't expect to live up to Roger Federer's legacy

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I'm not trying to win Wimbledon for rankings points, I'm trying to win Wimbledon - that's my goal. With the return to form of both Nadal and Federer, Murray faces an extra set of obstacles in defending his Wimbledon crown. Last year, the Aegon Championships was voted ATP-500 Tournament of the Year by the players - the fourth successive year that the event has received a tournament of the year award. Read More »

New York Yankees: what does 16 runs truly mean?

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi was concerned enough to push Tanaka back a day in the rotation to give him an extra day of rest. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). Danny Espinosa and Cameron Maybin got back-to-back RBI hits in the seventh for the Angels . Dellin Betances recorded the final four outs for his first save since May 27, also the last time he had a save opportunity. Read More »

Maouassa pour 4 ans à Rennes — Officiel

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Le Stade rennais clôturera sa saison avec la réception de Montpellier, le 19 mai. Parmi les rendez-vous phares, à noter sur vos agendas, les dates des derbys: à Roudourou contre Guingamp pour le premier derby de la saison, lors de la 9e journée, programmée le 14 octobre. Read More »

Coach sacked for leading team to beat opponent 25-0

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The coach's lawyer however insisted his client had not pushed players to score as many as they could. But it didn't quite happen, and it continued to rain goals. "If there is a lot of difference, from 10 goals onwards, we stop putting the result on the scoreboard although it comes out in the referee's report", a Barcelona club spokesman told El Pais . Read More »

Lionel Messi-themed amusement park to be built in China

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Messi was in China this week to announce the project , which is called the "Messi Experience Park". Publicly traded, Phoenix Group, a Chinese broadcaster, now airs their six channels in over 180 countries and regions, and is a primary source of Chinese media for ex-pats living overseas. Read More »

Valentino Rossi hopes to overcome 'severe pain' to compete in Italy

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Rossi was involved in a motocross training accident at the Cross Club Cavallara in Mondavio (Pesaro Urbino, Italy ), on Thursday, May 25, 2017. "I will do my best to be on track Sunday, for sure". "Luckily I walk away, very luckily because corner's really fast". That meant a spell in hospital, and he had to prove his fitness to circuit medics before he spent 33 laps getting his bike and tyres used to the high temperatures. Read More »

Rummenigge compare Tolisso à Martinez — Bayern

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Corentin Tolisso évoluera désormais en Bundesliga . La plus-value sur ce transfert, est égale au montant de la cession, le joueur étant issu de l'Academy OL . Au Bayern, il aura la lourde tâche de remplacer Xabi Alonso au milieu de terrain. De son côté, le président Jean-Michel Aulas évoque "une perte affective et qualitative pour l'OL mais aussi la fierté de voir un joueur formé par l'Académie rejoindre l'un des meilleurs clubs d'Europe". Read More »

Afghanistan bats first in T20 match against West Indies

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At one stage they had crashed to 55 for eight before Janat and the last two in the batting line-up delayed the inevitable, the match concluding when West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite took the catch that ended Janat s resistance and give Williams his best figures in T20 Internationals. Read More »

One of our worst bowling displays says Steve Smith

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Ronchi returned with more lusty blows amid the best atmosphere of the innings, completing his first ODI fifty in the last 37 innings dating to January and his 170 against Sri Lanka. "We bowled both sides of wicket, we gave them a lot of freebies, and it was pretty ordinary, to be honest with you", Smith said. Josh Hazlewood of Australia is congratulated by Pat Cummins and wicketkeeper Matthew Wade after capturing his fifth wicket. Read More »