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by | June 14, 2017 | 04:55

Although James is under contract with the Cavaliers for next season, don't kid yourselves - if he wants to leave, he will. Meanwhile, Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels tweeted about it, saying: "Impressing. And he has always handled his situation with class and patience, I'm sure there were moments in the year when he was prickly because we all get that way; even in New Orleans at all-star, when the world's media was trying to goad him into a conflict with Russell Westbrook , he stayed ...

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:52

Despite hitting 16 double faults for the match, Mladenovic was able to hold onto a lead in the final set to defeat Muguruza and advance to the French Open quarterfinals for the first time in her career. But it wasn't much of an upset, as she fell to 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki in three sets, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2. Muguruza left the court visibly unhappy with the partisan crowd, and afterwards the tearful Spaniard admitted that they had made it extra hard for her.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:53

Durant, the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors, who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions. "I just wanted to lay it all out there". "I'm proud of you, son", she said. Durant was named finals MVP after scoring over 30 points in each of the five games - he averaged 35.2 per game across the series.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:48

As players from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors warmed up for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , members of the musical Hamilton offered a preview of their national anthem set for a few hours later. The Cavaliers made 15 of 24 shots in the first quarter to seize a 37-33 lead, James and Irving each scoring 12 points in the period, as did Curry for Golden State.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:42

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury has waived his no-movement clause for the expansion draft, according to multiple reports. Only for Las Vegas. If he waives the former to be exposed to the Golden Knights, he will still have the latter as protection. Fleury came to the team when they were rebuilding, desperate for a star.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:39

Three minutes later, Bradley almost scored a wonderful second goal, only to be denied by the woodwork. Michael Bradley gave the visitors a shock lead just six minutes in when he chipped El Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa from some 40 yards out after a Mexico turnover in midfield.

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:35

Southgate said it was always his intention to rest Joe Hart , who has been criticised for conceding two free kicks late on in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Scotland. "Now we are looking forward". · Kane is the first Tottenham player to score a brace for England since Jermain Defoe in March 2013 (v San Marino).

by | June 14, 2017 | 04:33

Romanian third seed Halep, the runner-up to Maria Sharapova in 2014, claimed a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over Karolina Pliskova , the second-seeded Czech. Simona Halep reached her second French Open final on Thursday (June 8) with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win over Karolina Pliskova , taking her to within touching distance of a first Grand Slam title and the world number one spot.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:24

The Daily Express is reporting that the Reds are ready to break their club transfer record to lure the England midfielder to Anfield this summer. Jürgen Klopp is reportedly willing to part with £40m to try and ensure that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain snubs a new contract at the Gunners.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:25

Last week , Thompson almost became the first player to win for a second time in 2017, but lost in a playoff to Jutanugarn. She never recorded a birdie all day and had two bogeys and a double-bogey on the final hole. "I just struggled with the putter", Thompson said. With I.K. Kim winning the ShopRite LPGA Classic last week , the LPGA Tour now has gone 13 straight tournaments to start the year without a multiple victor.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:24

The live telecast of South Africa vs Sri Lanka Champions Trophy 2017 match would be available on Sky Sports in the UK. Pradeep should have had his second wicket when Faf du Plessis , on six, skied an attempted hook but Malinga made a complete mess of the catch on the boundary.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:20

It was Andre Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, who provided a huge lift with 20 points off the bench as Thompson managed to chip in only 11. He finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists in a game that the Cavs trailed the entire second half.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:19

Iran will now compete at a fifth - and second consecutive - FIFA World Cup finals, putting them on par with Japan as Asia's second most consistent qualifiers for the global event, and behind Korea Republic who have appeared nine times. Sardar Azmoun gave the lead Team Melli in the 23rd minute after he beat an offside trap following a counter-attack. Iran will finish top of the group.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:21

Save for a pair of flurries (one at the end of the first period in Game 1, the other at the beginning of the third period in Game 2) Nashville has been every bit Pittsburgh's equal. One more win gives the Penguins the franchise's fifth Stanley Cup , tying them with Edmonton for sixth all-time. He wrestled with P.K. Subban at the end of the first - both received minor penalties - and then set up his second goal moments into the middle period.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:17

This squad is vastly different to the squad named three weeks ago. " Nate Myles , Sam Thaiday , Jacob Lillyman and Aidan Guerra have all been long-term players for Queensland ". "[Naming the same side] allows you to have smoother preparations in terms of the week, guys coming back in, they know the structure and the systems".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:12

Garbine Muguruza failed to defend her French Open title as the Spanish lost to local favorite Kristina Mladenovic in three sets in women's singles fourth round, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic swept into men's singles quarter-finals here on Sunday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:09

It wasn't immediately clear how Trump's sharp condemnation might affect U.S. cooperation with Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 USA troops and a major United States air base that serves as a staging ground for operations in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:07

Except for past year, Maclin's stats do allow him to command a hefty paycheck. Maclin visited Buffalo early last week and then visited Baltimore later in the week. Essentially, he'll be taking over for Steve Smith Sr ., who retired after last season. The Ravens are on the doorstep of having an elite defense, however, their underwhelming and inconsistent offense is essentially what influenced most experts to pick them to finish second behind the Steelers in the division race.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:59

Asked about US citizens detained in North Korea, Rodman told reporters at Beijing's worldwide airport that he thinks he can "make something happen". Mr Rodman, who revealed he was asked to coach North Korea's Olympic team, said the North Korea leader "trusts him" and lets him hold his baby daughter.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:00

With the 24th overall pick in the 2017 MLB Draft , the Boston Red Sox chose to invest in right-hander Tanner Houck out of the University of Missouri. He earned all-America honors for the second-straight season. There's far less of a guarantee of early success at the end of the first round, but it would not be unprecedented.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:57

Overall, two-time Formula One World Champion Alonso had a better month of May, even if the race didn't pan out in his favor. The award is decided by selected media members, based off of four criteria. His victory Sunday helped erase the heart-breaking finish of the 2012 Indy 500 , when he wrecked while trying to pass eventual victor Dario Franchitti on the final lap.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:56

England shipped two late Leigh Griffiths free-kicks in Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park, only for new captain Harry Kane to rescue a point by volleying in a 93rd-minute equaliser. "I was pleased I didn't see people lying on the floor, they were back at it". If we had kept the ball better going towards their goal we might have nicked the three points, but you can't switch off against this England side with guys like Harry Kane up top.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:52

Overwhelmed by Pliskova's power in the second set, Halep regained the momentum in the decider, frustrating her second-seeded opponent with her ability to soak up punishment. You guys [journalists] have something to talk about. She was playing really good. I was missing sometimes but in the end it worked out. Jelena Ostapenko, the first Latvian woman to ever reach a Slam semifinal, is bidding to become the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros final since Mima Jausovec, runner-up ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:51

And also I think my character is like that. So it was a little bit of like emotional moment, but that's it. But Halep is mainly a defensive player, and does a great job of it, but she didn't quite have the luxury of being unscarred by failure.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:40

The savvy route runner who played his first four professional seasons with the Denver Broncs, Decker inked a free agent deal with Jets on March 13, 2014. He was forced to miss 13 games last season due to hip and shoulder injuries, undergoing surgery to fix both issues. He landed on the injured reserve after Week 5 of the 2016 regular season with a torn rotator cuff and a hip injury that required surgery.