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

Warriors reserve Andre Iguodala has watched both men maximize their skills this season. "You gotta be better than that", Curry said in reply to the reporter . The Cavaliers were reportedly angered by it, and clearly so were Cleveland media members . Game 5 of the NBA Finals is underway, with the Warriors holding a 3-1 lead and hoping to close the series out Monday night at home.

Sports Ostapenko roars back to upset Halep in French Open final
Author: 0 Ostapenko roars back to upset Halep in French Open final

The 20-year-old Ostapenko is the first unseeded woman to lift the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen since Britain's Margaret Scriven in 1933. Time will tell whether Ostapenko can be that player, but Jakovleva needs no convincing. The fourth-seeded Nadal is 9-0 in French Open finals but he hasn't played in one since 2014. In the run-up to Paris , she had won the title in Madrid, made the finals in Rome and the semi-finals in Stuttgart.

Sports Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 NBA championship
Author: 0 Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 NBA championship

The game, at Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA, could be the final game of the series if the Warriors win and become the 2017 National Basketball Association champions. However, Love has become comfortable in the offense the past two seasons, rebounding adequately and spacing the floor for LeBron James and Kyrie Irving .

Sports Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa
Author: 0 Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa

The Spaniard won the title for the loss of just 35 games over the course of seven matches, second only to six-time champion Bjorn Borg's 32 at the 1978 French Open . Nadal admits that if he suffers with his knees on the Wimbledon grass, where the lower bounce of the ball piles more pressure on the legs and joints, then his visit to London may again be short-lived.

Sports Fujifilm flags bigger hit from improper accounting at overseas units
Author: 0 Fujifilm flags bigger hit from improper accounting at overseas units

Fuji Xerox NZ's inappropriate accounting cost shareholders $230 million. That is up from a 22 billion yen forecast announced in April, which did not include accounting errors at the Australian business. Too much leeway had been given to Fuji Xerox to follow different practices from its parent company because the unit had helped support Fujifilm's bottom line as the company tried to reinvent itself in response to the digital revolution, said Kenji Sukeno, Fujifilm's president and chief ...

Sports Family tradition: Dillon puts No. 3 back in Victory Lane
Author: 0 Family tradition: Dillon puts No. 3 back in Victory Lane

It's always special to see a driver get their very first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory, but Austin Dillon's win in the Coca-Cola 600 was even more special than most. 33 auto into the path of Chase Elliott's No. 24 Chevrolet. The chain reaction occurred after metal debris from Jeffrey Earnhardt's auto flew into Elliott's vehicle causing his vehicle to catch fire.

Sports Sports world reacts to Scooter Gennett's four-homer game
Author: 0 Sports world reacts to Scooter Gennett's four-homer game

Home runs past year flew at a record pace, which has only accelerated in 2017 , and the trend has affected the middle and lower classes the most . Up until Tuesday's game, Gennett wasn't exactly on fire coming into this particular contest against the Cardinals , CBS Sports reports .

Author: 0 Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

It was Royce Lewis , a friend of Greene's from the USA Baseball 15U National Team and another Southern California prep baseball star. "We see this guy as an impact player on both sides of the ball". "I don't even know yet", he said, wearing a Cincinnati cap and jersey. I really like the diving plays, the backhands in the holes and long throws. "So I think they're pretty pumped up for that, so we'll see how it works out".

Sports Liverpool and Roma Reportedly Near €40M Salah Compromise
Author: 0 Liverpool and Roma Reportedly Near €40M Salah Compromise

The 24-year-old is a transfer target for the Reds manager Jurgen Klopp , who looks to strengthen his side's attack as the Merseyside club return to the Champions League. Chelsea's Dominic Solanke already set to arrive at the end of his contract, while Hull's Andrew Robertson is an option at left-back given James Milner had been forced to play there throughout this season.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian GP for sixth time, Mercedes secure one-two finish

Fleetingly, perhaps, the Ferrari juggernaut has been halted and Hamilton , whose immaculate weekend was rounded off by his feat of matching Senna's 65 pole positions, was clearly in a mood to make hay while the sun shone. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo was third for the third straight week, but teammate Max Verstappen lasted just 20 laps despite jumping from fourth to second at the start.

Author: 0 Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith

Smith was frustrated but understanding after rain ruined Australia's attempts to chase a target of less than four an over, which was set up by Mitchell Starc's four-wicket haul that saw Bangladesh dismissed for 182 in 44.3 overs. have to be careful and not take things for granted. The start the Australians were hoping for never happened and eventually the umpires called off the game by 21:20 local time , forcing the teams to share the points.

Author: 0 Will the Warriors knock out the Cavaliers in Game 5 tonight?

There is a lot different about this year's Warriors, namely the addition of Kevin Durant , who has been the MVP of the Finals thus far. Irving (7 of 12), Kevin Love (6 of 8) and J.R. Golden State whiffed at its chance to pop champagne in Cleveland's visiting locker room for the second time in three seasons - something the Warriors openly discussed as a goal: celebrating at The Q.

Author: 0 LaVar Ball: Celtics already have leader, Lakers would be 'Lonzo's team'

Perhaps the Balls have been ratcheting up their expressed desire to join the Lakers in response to a report that the team wasn't thoroughly impressed by his individual workout, from which LaVar was barred . And Jackson has always been another favorite in the organization. He averaged 13 points and 6.3 rebounds on 52 percent shooting during his senior season while usually charged with defending an opponent's top players, including Kansas guard/forward Josh Jackson .

Sports Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal wins record 10th title

Nadal is no longer the 19-year-old he was when he won his first French Open title in his tournament debut in 2005, wearing long white pirate shorts, his flowing locks wrapped by a white headband, his sleeveless shirt revealing bulging biceps.

Author: 0 Hartlepool lad Harry is a World Cup victor!

Adalberto Peñaranda later wasted a penalty for Venezuela in the 73rd minute, reports Efe. Senior England captain Harry Kane, who is only 23 himself, was one of the first to praise his younger countrymen on their victory in the Suwon World Cup Stadium, near Seoul.

Author: 0 ESPN mock: D-backs select Virginia outfielder Adam Haseley in the draft

The Diamondbacks probably made this pick not only to save potential slot bonus money at 7 and could use it to draft a player who fell to the 44th pick. "He's got pop to all fields". Smith and Haseley are the first set of position players from the same college to be selected in the top 10 of an MLB Draft since Oklahoma State's Monty Fariss and Robin Ventura in 1988.

Sports Andrea Dovizioso makes it two in a row for Ducati
Author: 0 Andrea Dovizioso makes it two in a row for Ducati

It was a day to forget for the Yamaha riders, as Valentino Rossi came home eighth and world championship leader Maverick Vinales was only good for 10th. The Italian was on course for back-to-back victories at this stage, as he laid down the gauntlet for a Honda response. Next it was Marquez who struck for the lead, with Pedrosa needing no invitation to follow him through.

Sports Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win 2017 National Basketball Association title
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win 2017 National Basketball Association title

Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average point differential (plus-13.5) in league history. "It was totally between the lines and with the respect of the rules", Pachulia said of the physical play. Golden State outscored Cleveland 38-23 in the period on Monday night.

Sports NBA Officials Finally Address Draymond Green's Bizarre Technicals Situation
Author: 0 NBA Officials Finally Address Draymond Green's Bizarre Technicals Situation

Confusion marred the third quarter of Friday's (Saturday Manila time) Game 4 where Green was thought to have been called with a second technical foul for complaining. "They don't seem to be the sharpest people around". So with Draymond Green's luck, hopefully he won't even have to worry about getting suspended in and foreboding Game 5 this year.

Sports Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge
Author: 0 Intensity grows as Warriors on the brink, Cavs on edge

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been saying they're a better team when their backs are against the wall. With a much-improved bench led by Iguodala, JaVale McGee , Shaun Livingston and West, that "Strength In Numbers" slogan that has become such a staple the past two seasons shined all season long, from Durant's 19-game absence late in the regular season with a left knee injury to assistant coach Mike Brown stepping in for 11 postseason games to lead the way while Steve Kerr was ailing.

Sports CP's Cooler in Willowick trolls Draymond Green
Author: 0 CP's Cooler in Willowick trolls Draymond Green

Green's history with Cavs fans goes back to past year when he was suspended for Game 5 of the series for swiping at LeBron James' groin area after James stepped over him. That attitude is one reason Green has gone from a player who was an undersized power forward at Michigan State, a four-year player who was a second-round pick by the Golden State Warriors in 2012, to becoming one of the most versatile defensive players the league, one that's made multiple All-NBA and All-Star teams and is ...

Author: 0 IOS 11 Will Feature Standardized Review Prompts You Can Disable

If you still dislike the new way of Apple encouraging you to rate apps, you can turn them off altogether by heading into the iOS Settings app. Apple Music and iCloud subscriptions, plus third party subscriptions on the App Store, exceeded 165 million.

Sports MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
Author: 0 MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

No team has erased a 3-0 deficit in any series. "Last year's over. The Warriors won". He has won a road game in 29 consecutive series, another of his many National Basketball Association postseason records, but the challenge now is far greater than what the Cavs faced past year.

Author: 0 De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

Known to play extraordinary shots all around the wicket, de Villiers is also known as Mr. 360 in world cricket . South Africa captain de Villiers was one of the three players run out in the opening innings and it was his dismissal which led to the collapse.

Author: 0 Pitcher? Hitter? Both? MLB draft marked by two-way players

The Rays selected McKay on Monday night over several other potential prospects and experts on the MLB Network expect that McKay will start out with the Rays as a first baseman. McKay is also a semi-finalist for the Golden Spikes Award and the Dick Howser Trophy as the nation's best college player. The Cincinnati Reds had a chance to select McKay with the No.

Sports Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue
Author: 0 Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue

Either way, the Wine and Gold have another tall order in 2017, facing a familiar Finals hole. They're going to make adjustments. They broke the Finals record for most three-pointers in a game in the THIRD QUARTER. The Cavaliers can take some comfort knowing they should be tied 2-2 if they hadn't failed to protect a big lead in Game 3 . They stress out the greatest basketball player of his generation.

Sports COLLEGE BASEBALL: Florida earns final spot in Omaha
Author: 0 COLLEGE BASEBALL: Florida earns final spot in Omaha

In Game 2 , Ben Breazeale homered twice, including a walkoff shot in the 11th inning. Each Wake Forest slugger had two home runs during the day's earlier game. That was a notable hit, since Schwartz had then struck two home runs in two separate games on the same day , whereas Wake's Aiello had hit two home runs in a single game on consecutive days.

Sports Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland
Author: 0 Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland

Seemingly relishing the opportunity, Kane got on the score sheet as he netted a late equaliser following a hectic spell which had seen Scotland come from behind to lead through two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks. England keeper Joe Hart is likely to be replaced for Tuesday's friendly against France in Paris, adding further uncertainty to his career prospects after a year of turbulence for club and country.

Sports England v South Africa Royal London ODI Preview Published: 27 May 2017
Author: 0 England v South Africa Royal London ODI Preview Published: 27 May 2017

It has been decided that there is no point in risking Stokes , especially as the weather forecast for St John's Wood is poor, but he will have another scan tomorrow on the knee that needed an operation past year. They put down six catches in Southampton on Saturday‚ but their only blemish on Monday was the hard chance Quinton de Kock spilled off Maharaj for Jake Ball's wicket.

Sports What Was Steph Curry Doing After Kevin Durant's Game-Winning Dagger?
Author: 0 What Was Steph Curry Doing After Kevin Durant's Game-Winning Dagger?

After Kevin Durant hit a big shot to put the Golden State Warriors up for good in the fourth quarter, Stephen Curry chose to celebrate their victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in a rather unusual way. In the first quarter Curry walked near James, who was laying on the floor following a violent collision with teammate Tristan Thompson, and clapped several times as if to applaud James being down.

Author: 0 Berger retains St. Jude title after Mickelson triple-bogey

Cink birdied the last to move within one of the leaders, as Fowler made an early exit despite four birdies in a seven-hole stretch along the back nine. "I am going to keep my game sharp the next couple of days but it's not looking good", he said regarding his chances of playing in the US Open. "I'll take a tap-in (birdie) any day on that hole", said the 2013 Masters champion .

Sports Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far
Author: 0 Mayor promises Stanley Cup parade, but plans unclear so far

Sidney Crosby was named the victor of the Conn Smythe trophy as the most valuable player in the playoffs. Carl Hagelin added an empty-net goal. The Penguins became the first team to defend the Stanley Cup since the Detroit Red Wings achieved the feat in 1998.

Sports Steve Kerr wants Warriors to play with some
Author: 0 Steve Kerr wants Warriors to play with some "nervousness", "appropriate fear" tonight

Golden State would rather forget that monumental collapse a year ago, when Green's absence for Game 5 because of flagrant foul point accumulation helped swing the series. "And for the rest of us, we have to do everything else". Jordan took his team to six finals and played in 35 total games. "If we don't protect the ball, we don't limit their three-point shooting, then we can get blown out".

Author: 0 Ostapenko wins battle of birthdays to reach French Open final

RIPPING a screaming forehand straight through the tennis textbook, Latvian Jelena Ostapenko blazed into the French Open final with a 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3 win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in a battle of the birthday girls on Thursday. Thursday featured two women's semifinals matches at the 2017 French Open, narrowing the field down to the final two to face each other for the Women's Singles Championship.

Author: 0 Unseeded Latvian teen Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

Bacsinszky, a semifinalist here in 2015, will next meet either Jelena Ostapenko or Caroline Wozniacki . Only two matches were finished, while the scheduled men's quarter-finals didn't even start and were instead moved to Wednesday. Caroline Wozniacki was a former world No1, twice a runner-up at the USA open, but playing her first French Open quarter-final since she was a teenager in 2010.

Author: 0 Unwanted by Chelsea, Diego Costa shines with Spain

Over the past couple of days we have learned that forward Diego Costa is not part of Manager Antonio Conte's plans at Chelsea FC. "I do not know", Costa told AS after the 2-1 win . The Blues are confident they can sign the diminutive winger - who played under Conte with the Italian national team - for around £45 million. "Everyone knows that Atletico is a club that I have a lot of love for.

Sports Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for first title
Author: 0 Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for first title

French Open victor Jelena Ostapenko has broken into the WTA Top 20 for the first time following her historic victory at Roland Garros on Saturday. Simona Halep: Halep might not have walked away with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen, but she enjoyed the best overall record on clay for 2017, amassing a 19-3 record by defending her Mutua Madrid Open title, finishing runner-up at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, and reaching the semifinals at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

Sports Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain believes England squad close to establishing identity
Author: 0 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain believes England squad close to establishing identity

England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has expressed his belief that the current crop of players could be capable of achieving "something special" in the future. "Our results weren't good at that time, but I really enjoyed that and started to get some rhythm and to feel comfortable". "I've played on the wing in some games and found myself in the middle for five or 10 minutes when others drift wide".