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Sport Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?
Author: 0 Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with teammates against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. No team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit in the Finals, though three teams forced a Game 6 and one - the 1951 New York Knicks - managed to reach a Game 7.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax fraud by Spanish state prosecutor

The prosecutor accused the Portuguese player of declaring just $12.8 million earned during the three-year period when Ronaldo's actual income was about $48 million. Tollin Associates itself had no business activity, the statement said. Afterwards, Spanish sports newspaper Marca called Real Madrid , who also won La Liga this year, "masters of the universe".

Sport Premier League Reportedly Considering Introducing Saturday Night Fixtures in 2019
Author: 0 Premier League Reportedly Considering Introducing Saturday Night Fixtures in 2019

Fans in America will know all about waking up early in the morning to see their favourite sides play, while many in Asia often have to stay up late at night to catch a game. The Hong Kong-based tournament will see the Reds compete against the likes of Crystal Palace , Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion , thereby marking the kind of familiar opposition Mignolet feels will prove to be ideal in helping his team prepare for the Premier League restart.

Author: 0 Tapwrit wins, Patch takes third

Tapwrit became the third different horse to win a Triple Crown race this year, with Always Dreaming taking the Kentucky Derby and Cloud Computing taking the Preakness Stakes . The 2017 Belmont Stakes was an interesting race from the onset. But on Wednesday morning, news broke that Classic Empire would miss the Stakes because of an abscess in his foot, thinning an already lackluster group running without the possibility of a Triple Crown victor.

Sport Police release dashcam video from DUI arrest for Tiger Woods
Author: 0 Police release dashcam video from DUI arrest for Tiger Woods

Many Tiger Woods fans took to social media to condemn police for releasing the footage. He later took three Breathalyzer tests that both registered 0.00, indicating he had no alcohol in his system. The vehicle was running and he was asleep at the wheel, according to a police report . Tiger was arrested on Monday morning in Jupiter Florida for suspicion of driving under the influence.

Sport Roland Garros-2017: Murray and Wawrinka has qualified for the 1/8 finals
Author: 0 Roland Garros-2017: Murray and Wawrinka has qualified for the 1/8 finals

The first set was the highlight of the whole tournament - tennis players battled for nearly half an hour, and the best was Murray who had to play a few set-Bolov. HawkEye - used by TV companies but not the tournament - showed that the officials were right, and Del Potro's angst must have mostly stemmed from the knowledge that with that set, his chances were fading.

Sport Black Cats start talks with Aberdeen over McInnes deal
Author: 0 Black Cats start talks with Aberdeen over McInnes deal

He also has unfinished business in England after his Bristol City reign turned sour. Aberdeen directors held a board meeting yesterday to discuss their manager's situation and Celtic's bid to sign winger Jonny Hayes. Sunderland officials are keen to have David Moyes' successor in position by the end of the week, with McInnes now firmly established as their preferred option.

Author: 0 Mayweather retracts August date for possible Conor McGregor fight

It's been well documented that Conor McGregor will have the advantage of youth on his side if he steps into the boxing ring with Floyd Mayweather later this year. Rafael reports that Mayweather and McGregor originally wanted the fight to take place September 16 but were beaten to the punch, so to speak, by Golden Boy Promotions and K2 Promotions, who will hold the much-anticipated middleweight title bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin on that date, also at T-Mobile Arena.

Sport Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris
Author: 0 Stuttering Murray faces Del Potro test in Paris

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro falls as he plays Britain's Andy Murray during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 3, 2017 in Paris . "He had some opportunities obviously to close it out, and he served a double fault in the tiebreak on one of the set points". I felt that I was pushing her back, and also I was rolling the ball pretty well.

Sport Warriors look to win NBA Finals tonight at Oracle Arena
Author: 0 Warriors look to win NBA Finals tonight at Oracle Arena

We just kept our composure. Golden State shot 34 percent in the first 17 minutes, but Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala ignited a surge to push the Warriors in front, 54-43, with four minutes to play in the first half. Still no Channing Frye in Game 4, either. Golden State lost in record-setting fashion 137-116 on Friday. Needless to say, the Warriors can ill afford the risk of returning to Game 6 back at the Quicken Loans Arena with a 3-2 series advantage.

Sport Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title
Author: 0 Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

He hugged mother Wanda many a time. He once had called her "the real MVP". Durant - drafted as second-overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2007 - was an easy choice for the Finals MVP. The "Slim Reaper" has impressive career averages of 27.2 points per game, 8.3 rebounds per game and 4.8 assists per game. "Because they're built for - from my eyes, they're built to last a few years".

Sport Club set to land goalkeeper Jordan Pickford
Author: 0 Club set to land goalkeeper Jordan Pickford

The Gunners have long held an interest in Pickford, with the youngster impressing massively despite Sunderland's relegation last season, and even considered bidding in January. The 23-year-old is in Poland for the European Under 21 Championships , and will be presented with the chance to further enhance his reputation in an England team that is amongst the favourites to win the tournament.

Author: 0 Man United have reportedly agreed a deal with Alvaro Morata

United have turned their attentions to Morata after Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann made a decision to walk away from a move to Manchester in favour of staying with his current employers. Sport twist the situation slightly, and claim Chelsea could be set to gazump Manchester United for Morata. United have released Zlatan Ibrahimovic and could lose Wayne Rooney this summer, making the signing of centre forward a priority for the English giants.

Sport Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead
Author: 0 Stanley Cup Finals: Penguins Take 2-0 Series Lead

We want more. It's our game. NOTES: Pittsburgh C Nick Bonino needed assistance to the locker room after blocking a shot off his left ankle area in the first period, but he returned. It's not always going to work out that way though. Before the Cup Final, Guentzel went eight games without a goal. Rinne has been the Predators' best player through out this playoff run.

Sport De'Aaron Fox Works For Lakers
Author: 0 De'Aaron Fox Works For Lakers

On the offensive end, his game is still developing, but he boasts a decent jumper and can handle the ball better than most his size. Can the team really look past Ball's father in order to have him on the team? He relished competing against other players , including Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon, Iowa State guard Matt Thomas, Georgia State forward Jeremy Hollowell, Loyola guard Milton Doyle and Brazilian forward Wesley Alves Da Silva.

Author: 0 Blue Jays draft first baseman Kacy Clemens, son of former pitcher Roger

The top Canadian taken in the draft was Pickering RHP Landon Leach, selected 37th overall by the Twins. College of Central Florida pitcher and LSU signee Nate Pearson was selected with the 28th pick in the first round by the Toronto Blue Jays in the Major League Baseball Draft Monday.

Author: 0 Chelsea set to sign Willy Caballero on a free transfer

Asmir Begovic was the number two at Stamford Bridge last season, but the Bosnian global recently joined Bournemouth in a £10m deal in order to get first-team football, leaving a position open for the Blues. But Caballero is the man being targeted by Chelsea . He made 24 starts in all competitions last season and kept eight clean sheets in total. Caballero arrived at the Etihad under Manuel Pellegrini in 2014 and sent an emotional farewell to the City fans after an "unforgettable" three ...

Sport Sarfraz, Amir take Pakistan into Champions Trophy semi finals
Author: 0 Sarfraz, Amir take Pakistan into Champions Trophy semi finals

De Silva has represented Sri Lanka in 16 ODIs scoring 334 runs and taking four wickets. Kapugedera was then ruled out with a knee problem, and replaced for Sri Lanka's shock victory over India by Danushka Gunathilaka, only for Perera to be forced off mid-innings at The Oval on Thursday with a hamstring injury.

Sport McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list
Author: 0 McCullers latest Astros pitcher to go on disabled list

We knew that Musgrove had also retired the first three batters he had faced, then retired two more before allowing a single to Jonathan Lucroy with two outs in the second inning. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said the team doesn't expect a "long absence" for McCullers but did not specify a specific timetable for his return.

Author: 0 Warriors parade set for Thursday in Oakland

The two-time MVP was perfectly synchronised with wife Ayesha as they toasted the Warriors' second National Basketball Association title in three seasons in a video posted to Curry's Instagram. "Adding (George) to the mix might be the closest thing we could see to another team challenging (Golden State) next year", Sherman said, before adding that the Warriors would still be the favourites.

Author: 0 Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in freakish NBA Finals moment

When Draymond Green was called for a technical foul in the third quarter, most observers thought it was his second of the night, which would have warranted an automatic ejection. The public address announcer said the technical was on Green, and it was listed in box scores distributed at the end of the first quarter and at halftime.

Author: 0 Andy Murray defies expectations, reaches French Open semifinals

He can also be extremely resilient as he showed in almost beating Murray from two sets down in Davis Cup last March and especially in his quarter-final victory over the Scot at the US Open nine months ago. He won his first Grand Slam title - the Australian Open - in 2014, just two months short of his 29th birthday. Instead, he seemed listless, nearly resigned to losing to Murray for the ninth time in their 11 career matches.

Sport Redskins set to announce changes to personnel department
Author: 0 Redskins set to announce changes to personnel department

The weekend included a welcome reception and Junkanoo social at The Pier, a golf tournament at Baha Mar's Royal Blue golf course, a city tour, a golf and cheerleading clinic with Doug Williams and the Legends and a Sunset Cruise. At the end of practice Tuesday, Williams was called into the center of the huddle to address the team. Instead of naming a general manager, Allen stated that Williams, himself, and head coach Jay Gruden would all have an input on roster decisions.

Author: 0 Warriors Clinch NBA Title After Beating Cavaliers in Game Five

Golden State fought off a charge from defending champions the Cavaliers on Monday to earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons with a 129-120 game-five victory. "To be back here and bring gold Larry (O'Brien trophy) back home, I'm just excited to be a part of this group and accomplish something special". "Last year we got beat by a better team ".

Author: 0 Cavaliers' LeBron James first to average triple-double in Finals

Durant , who joined from the Oklahoma City Thunder last summer, was key to the Warriors' victory and their 16-1 postseason run - the best in the league's history. James , Love, Kyrie Irving , Tristan Thompson, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert , Channing Frye and Richard Jefferson are under contract for next season.