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Oakland triumphant as parade set to celebrate NBA's Warriors

An unprecedented third straight Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and expected to be the antidote for a post-season that had little in the way of drama. The Warriors went 15-1 in this year's postseason, with sweeps in the first three rounds before beating LeBron James and the Cavaliers in five games. [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant FaceTimes with James Corden

Veteran power forward David West told The Undefeated's Mark Spears he would "probably" decline any invitation to the residence occupied by a man who said Mexican immigrants brought "drugs" and "crime" to the U.S. (The Cavs also didn't do the cable networks any favors, as they advanced to the Finals after appearing in just 13 playoff games .) With Durant in the lineup, Golden State this postse... [Full Article...]

Sabres GM: Kyle Okposo on track for start of training camp

Sabres GM: Kyle Okposo on track for start of training camp Housley is a widely respected coach having spent the past four seasons in Nashville. Just three weeks after the Sabres fired general manager Tim Murray, they hired Botterill, the former Sabres' winger and Pittsburgh Penguins' associate general manager, to fill their general manager role. [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball allowing players to wear nicknames on uniforms later this season

Major League Baseball allowing players to wear nicknames on uniforms later this season The First-Year Player Draft for the Major Leagues is held every year in June. Hargrove, who was one of two players to appear in and start in 62 games, finished his senior season hitting.348 with five home runs and 51 RBIs. Hayes, a native of Johnson City and graduate of Science Hill High School, was taken 398th overall by the Baltimore Orioles in the 13th round. Boyd was an NJCAA Div. [Full Article...]

Chris Sale deals but Red Sox lose 1-0 to Phillies

Chris Sale deals but Red Sox lose 1-0 to Phillies Daniel Murphy added three more hits against his former team and Michael A. Taylor hit the Nationals league-leading 100th home run to cap a five-run fifth. Boston is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings between these two teams. He will be reevaluated in Boston Friday. Johnson said he started to feel tightness during warm-ups and came out as a precaution. [Full Article...]

New York Yankees: what does 16 runs truly mean?

New York Yankees: what does 16 runs truly mean? Judge hit a spectacular homer in the bottom of the sixth inning against Orioles righty reliever Logan Verrett on Sunday afternoon in Yankee Stadium. Which is to say: Calling Aaron Judge a real-deal Major League superstar after 58 games might seem premature to some and ruthlessly obvious to others. [Full Article...]

Blimp operator: Pilot 'OK' after US Open crash

Open. Fowler wasted no time in exploiting the conditions after teeing off on the 10th, rattling off four quick birdies to be four under. "He said, 'The blimp is not looking good.' I guess it was nose down". Fowler was right on point with most of his approach shots leading to comfortable birdie putts on the massive links-style layout that played at 7,845 yards as the longest course ever in a U.... [Full Article...]

England vs Pakistan Semi-Final

Sarfaraz's men, after beating South Africa and Sri Lanka , were confident about their winning momentum against unbeaten hosts England . "But certainly today it was - coming from Edgbaston (against Australia), it was obviously a big jump in pace and bounce and too much of anask for us to adjust to really". [Full Article...]

Halep Defeats Pliskova to Reach Second Roland Garros Final

Action is due to continue tomorrow with the men's semi-finals. Then US Open against (Flavia) Pennetta before that match. "I think I would have beaten 99 percent of the girls with the tennis I was playing today, so it was just unlucky that it was Simona today", Pliskova said. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton: Canada win crucial to title hopes

Not since the heyday of Hamilton's childhood hero Ayrton Senna's intense rivalry with his McLaren team-mate Alain Prost almost 30 years ago has a battle for glory so comprehensively captured the imagination. Ricciardo finished third for the third race in a row, and drank champagne from his shoe on the podium. While Stroll is the local favourite and Ferrari has its legions of fans, Hamilton has... [Full Article...]

NCAA suspends Louisville's Rick Pitino after escort investigation

Powell's book alleged that former Louisville basketball staffer Andre McGee paid for strippers and escorts to dance for or have sex with Cardinals players and recruits at parties typically held in the on-campus basketball dorm named for Pitino's late brother-in-law. [Full Article...]

Golden State Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

The return of Riley Curry! The Warriors' own duo of Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry lifted them to another National Basketball Association title, but given the chemistry that has developed between James , Irving and the rest of the Cavs, we don't doubt that they'll be back soon. [Full Article...]

Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

The Cavaliers made another push in the third quarter, but the Warriors ended any doubt in the fourth. At this point, Cavs-Warriors part IV next June seems all but inevitable. As far as being back on the basketball court, I'm going to take a while. He slapped up 41, 13, and 8 in the final game. Cavs' superstar James had another great season and playoff run. [Full Article...]

Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title

Unseeded Ostapenko tops Halep at French Open for 1st title None of that mattered to Ostapenko. So that's what she told me. At some point I was like a spectator on court. Rafael Nadal, bidding to win the French Open for the 10th time, faces 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka. Ostapenko also entered the tournament unseeded, making her the first unseeded woman to win the French Open since 1933. Her tennis idols are Serena Williams and fellow Latvian Ernes... [Full Article...]

Everton signs Jordan Pickford from Sunderland for club-record $38.3 million

Everton signs Jordan Pickford from Sunderland for club-record $38.3 million Everton have completed the signing of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford from Sunderland for a club record £30million fee. The deal is the most expensive involving a goalkeeper between two British clubs, and sees Pickford leave Wearside after just one season in Sunderland's senior squad. [Full Article...]

Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans

Stanley Cup champion Penguins greet raving fans Roster turnover, including a goalie, could be a big factor in another Stanley Cup run. "It was an opportunity to throw out a challenge to our core players right away", Sullivan said with a grin. He will become a restricted free agent and is confident the math will work out that will keep him in Pittsburgh next season. Crosby did his part to play a gracious host to the masses. [Full Article...]

O'Mahony brings 'Munster mongrel' to Lions

O'Mahony brings 'Munster mongrel' to Lions The Lions have named tour captain Sam Warburton on the bench for the match against the Maori, elevating Ireland flanker Peter O'Mahony to the captaincy. "You're playing with some of the best players in the world and the 40 guys here don't need to be screamed and roared at before a game", he said. "I feel pretty confident". [Full Article...]

Blimp crashes at US Open golf tournament

Golfer Brandt Snedeker said he spotted something while on the course at Erin Hills , about 35 miles northwest of Milwaukee. He pronounced himself ready and confident on the eve of the championship, but the PGA Tour leader in numerous driving stats was too often forced to slash errant tee shots out of the tall fescue outside Erin Hills' generous fairways. [Full Article...]

Lions acquire OT Robinson from Rams and sign OT Kouandjio

Lions acquire OT Robinson from Rams and sign OT Kouandjio Both guys give us an opportunity to get better and that's the key". To make room, the team waived long snapper Jimmy Landes and offensive tackle Arturo Uzdavinis . "I think at this point, besides all the negative, it is just trying to improve as much as possible", he said. Caldwell noted Kouandjio, because of the hip, is not now physically able to participate in practice. [Full Article...]

Blimp goes down at US Open

Newly branded as the "ultimate test in golf ", the U.S. Open has always been famed for its toughness and Erin Hills , the longest ever layout for a U.S. Her daughter, an advanced emergency medical technician working on the scene, said that the pilot was alive when he was picked up by a helicopter near the farm, and is now "getting the medical treatment that he needs". [Full Article...]


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