Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors - 6/4/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Rihanna said the Game 1 outcome didn't matter, saying "The king is still the king". It all added up to an entertaining but not unexpected Game 1 result. All of the backlash geared towards Durant, the criticism that he was taking the easy way to getting his first ring, and the belief that the Warriors could just coast to title after title after title.

Author: 0 The Nashville Predators Success All Hinges on the Play of Pekka Rinne

Entering the third period tied, as exhausted of a cliche as it is, means you win the 20 minutes, you win the game. It's Guentzel's playoff-leading 11th goal . It was Guentzel - who is quickly rising on the league's all-time leaderboard for rookie scorers in a postseason - who got the best of Rinne after the last of those first-period extra-man advantages.

Author: 0 Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

Durant, who also had eight rebounds and eight assists , dominated inside early, setting a one-game career record with six slam dunks in the first half. Game 1 of the NBA Finals had all the makings of a spectacular and momentous showdown. "We've been here before and know there's a lot of work left to do", Curry said.

Author: 0 Spelling bee champ asked to spell 'covfefe,' gets it wrong

The Scripps National Spelling Bee proves every year that word knowledge is personal and idiosyncratic. Here are some of the words Ananya and Rohan grappled with during their 45-minute spell-off. New rules this year are aimed to prevent tie endings like last year, where two joint winners both got Dollars 40,000 cash prizes. Before the tournament, Vinay told the Fresno Bee that she remained confident but kept her expectations in check.

Author: 0 Warriors' Curry taking it game by game after last year's collapse

Durant made a statement in Game 1 . "I think when you're the prohibitive favorite against LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love , that means you're a heck of a team, and they sure are". There's no way Cleveland will roll out another red carpet to the bucket for Kevin Durant , who strolled unmolested into the paint for six dunks and countless easy looks.

Author: 0 Red Sox to place Eduardo Rodriguez on disabled list

It was his worst start of the season as prior to that he had gone at least six innings and allowed three earned runs or less in seven straight starts. "I can't say that because he got up, he finished his warmups, he came out", Farrell said. Rodriguez, 24, is 4-2 with a 3.54 ERA in 10 starts this season.

Sport Robson implores Man United to try and sign Sanchez
Author: 0 Robson implores Man United to try and sign Sanchez

When you put that all in the one package, he's the type we would like here. "People dismiss the Community Shield but as a player you always wanted to win it because it gives you confidence going into the season", he said . "I think he's 100 per cent guaranteed". The Frenchman is now unavailable after Atletico Madrid's transfer ban was upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday (1 June) and Robson believes the Arsenal forward is the flawless alternative.

Sport Stephen Curry defends wife and opens up about life off the court
Author: 0 Stephen Curry defends wife and opens up about life off the court

A battle of the greats - the greatest player ( LeBron James ) versus the greatest team (the Golden State Warriors ). But at the end of the day, we gave up a lot in transition. Kevin Durant drove through the paint repeatedly with dazzling dunks and wound up with 38 points. Those fears may have been realized , even if just for one game, on Thursday as Golden State beat Cleveland 113-91.

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal reach French Open third round

Basilashvili, 25, hit just five winners and committed 34 unforced errors in his 90-minute horror show. "I played a good match ", said the Spaniard player, who got his 74th win at the Roland Garros. "Numbers that I have on clay are important and I am very happy (about) all the things that have happened to me, my whole career", he said. He won one in four of his first serve points in the opening set.

Sport Juan Martin del Potro consoles ailing opponent Nicolas Almagro
Author: 0 Juan Martin del Potro consoles ailing opponent Nicolas Almagro

Del Potro walked with a weeping Almagro towards the umpire's chair and after the Spaniard officially retired, the two shared a hug. "I think the surprise of knowing what you are going to have on that special day you give birth is prob the best surprise you can ever have!" The victory set up a clash with former US Open champion Del Potro, who is still working his way back up the rankings after wrist problems that nearly ended his career.

Author: 0 New Barcelona manager: Ernesto Valverde confirmed as Luis Enrique replacement

He will be presented to the media after the club's board meeting by the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu . He promotes the youth players and he has a Barca way . "There is time to talk about why we chose him". Valverde went on to take charge of the likes of Espanyol, Olympiakos (twice), Villarreal , and Valencia, winning the Greek title three times and Greek cup twice with Olympiakos, while he led Espanyol through to the 2006/07 UEFA Cup final, losing to Sevilla on penalties.

Sport It's a Golden rout by Warriors in Game 1
Author: 0 It's a Golden rout by Warriors in Game 1

This is particularly relevant to free agents Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston , who have been pivotal to the Warriors' success as they have advanced to three straight NBA Finals . After allowing the Cavaliers 52 points on 39.5 percent shooting in the first half, Golden State held Cleveland to 32 percent shooting and 20 points in the third period.

Sport Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks
Author: 0 Carroll says Kaepernick a starter, just not with Seahawks

Seattle had Kaepernick in for a meeting last week as it continued to examine options at quarterback behind starter Russell Wilson . "I'm not going to treat everybody the same and overlook whatever's going on with their individual ways", Carroll said, via Josh Alper of ProFootballTalk .

Author: 0 Jason Roy reassured of England place despite poor form

Bangladesh threatened the same punishment in its first one-day global on English soil in seven years by producing its highest score against England , and the eighth-best total in trophy history, 40 runs more than its previous best. England and Wales Cricket Board director Strauss is well aware of the already packed schedule confronting players who remain exclusively on worldwide duty, but said what those who appeared in the IPL learnt outweighed the chance of an injury.

Sport Napoli, c'è l'accordo con Szczesny
Author: 0 Napoli, c'è l'accordo con Szczesny

L'Arsenal , che accoglierà il portiere polacco a fine giugno per la scadenza del prestito alla Roma , accetterebbe senz'altro un'offerta economica adeguata, ma lui potrebbe non accettare la proposta della Juventus . In Inghilterra si è parlato di un Reina voluto da Benitez per il suo Newcastle , mentre sono diminuite le voci sull'interesse del Napoli per portieri con profilo da dodicesimo alla Meret , alla Cragno o alla Sirigu .

Author: 0 Providence woman charged with driving drunk with 4 kids in the vehicle

A Providence woman faced a judge Friday, accused of putting the lives of four children at risk by driving drunk with them in the vehicle. The three younger kids were not wearing proper child safety restraints. Phyllis Lee Coates , 21, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Police say troopers also found four young children in the vehicle - ages 2, 5, 7 and 11.

Author: 0 Rain saves Australia in Champions Trophy wash-out

Earlier, Australia lost three early wickets in its 235-run chase against New Zealand in the 33 overs limit rain-hit match . A minimum of 20 overs had to be bowled in Australia's innings for a result to be declared but the last downpour was so severe there was no chance of the match resuming in time .

Sport Thunder C Kanter's father detained in Turkey
Author: 0 Thunder C Kanter's father detained in Turkey

Last August, Kanter severed ties with his family and pledged allegiance to Gulen after Turkish media published a handwritten letter signed by Kanter's father, disowning a son he accused of having been "hypnotized" by Gulen's movement. "The police raided our home in Istanbul, something that is happening to many innocent families across Turkey just because they are members of Hizmet, inspired by Scholar Fethullah Gulen", Kanter said.

Author: 0 Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 vs. Penguins

Bobby Ryan also scored a rare power-play goal for Ottawa and Craig Anderson was terrific with 44 saves. It was quite a response after the drubbing in the previous game. He stopped Nick Bonino off a rebound in transition, Scott Wilson off a deflected shot by Phil Kessel , and Bonino again when Kyle Turris gave the puck away.

Author: 0 Basket - Trento si rialza: la finalissima è distante soltanto una vittoria

La prova di gara 3 non sembrava essere un fuoco di paglia, Milano sembra cresciuta e più concentrata, invece in gara 4 si è riproposta una pessima partita che adesso manda l'Emporio Armani letteralmente in un baratro, sotto 3-1 nella serie con Trento , e senza più la possibilità di sbagliare un colpo.

Sport Champions, Juventus-Real Madrid. Allegri:
Author: 0 Champions, Juventus-Real Madrid. Allegri: "Dobbiamo essere diabolici, numeri e statistiche non contano"

La scelta della panchina può risultare determinante. La Juve è arrivata nel posto giusto al momento giusto, questa squadra ha tutto per poter giocare una grande gara. Non dico che ci arrivammo per caso ma la Juve veniva da anni in cui faticava in Europa, per cui fu un risultato inaspettato. "Quest'era è discorde, la schiera ha compiuto un bel rotta e il apparenza in sollazzarsi le partite è compiutamente trasformato".

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal Start Solid; American Nightmare at French Open

There was no hiccup on court Suzanne Lenglen for Rafael Nadal , who started his bid to win a 10th title at Roland Garros with a 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 defeat of Benoit Paire. Still to play are Key Nishikori, Andy Murray, and other top players in men's singles tennis. "I just say thanks to them for everything that they do for me, and I feel great every time that I have the chance to be back here and to see all of them".

Sport Diritti TV, Mediaset presenta ricorso all'AGCM:
Author: 0 Diritti TV, Mediaset presenta ricorso all'AGCM: "Il bando è fortemente squilibrato"

Il pacchetto D è, invece, multi-piattaforma e permette di acquisire squadre con grande appeal (come Roma , Lazio e Fiorentina ). Oggi sia con Sky che con Mediaset si possono vedere gran parte delle partite di Serie A , nel prossimo triennio non sarà così: chi metterà le mani sul pacchetto D avrà una offerta decisamente superiore alla concorrenza .

Author: 0 Buffon potrebbe infrangere un record a Cardiff: ecco quale

L'esterno della Juventus svela poi un altro segreto: "C'è molto di più: prima di ogni match, ho sempre lo stesso rito: mi guardo allo specchio per cinque minuti e mi blocco". Che effetto ti fa essere considerato il fuoriclasse numero uno e sentire parlare di Pallone d'oro? Il sostegno che ho dall'estero, chiunque abbia fatto sport , forse è legato al fatto che in molti si immedesimano in una storia che è la mia storia.

Sport Lanka's Mathews set to miss Trophy opener
Author: 0 Lanka's Mathews set to miss Trophy opener

Several South African seniors - AB de Villiers , Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla , JP Duminy, Imran Tahir and Morne Morkel - have spoken of the 2019 World Cup as their swansong . Looking ahead to Saturday, I'd think South Africa will be looking to bat first and put runs on the board. 'I'd love to get my hands on the trophy.

Author: 0 Morientes not surprised by Zidane success as Real Madrid eye greatness

His presence in the middle of the park also saw Madrid subtly change from a 4-3-3 formation to a 4-4-2 and that has helped to give more balance and defensive stability to a team that did have a habit of leaking goal. AFP looks at the business models of the two sides who will clash in Saturday's Champions League final in Cardiff . Without his commanding presence in the midfield, I Bianconeri would go on to be defeated on penalties at Old Trafford after David Trezeguet saw his spot-kick ...

Sport Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain
Author: 0 Ravens TE Pitta injures hip again; status for 2017 uncertain

Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome released the news in a statement today. With two major problems with the hip previously, any injury now is simply devastating for the tight end and for the team. He's reportedly feeling good , so there's less reason to panic with Williams there, but the need is still present. The fear is that Pitta has the same injury that he's had the last two times.

Author: 0 Hobbling Root fires England to easy win over Bangladesh

But with England needing to win their two remaining group matches against New Zealand on Tuesday and Australia the following Saturday to guarantee a place in the semi-finals, coach Trevor Bayliss is unlikely to stomach too many more failures.

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Author: 0 Dani Alves: "Non dobbiamo sbagliare l'ultimo passo"

Il giocatore più vecchio a vincere la Champions? "Mi provocherebbe gioia immensa". TETTO CHIUSO - Qualcuno gli chiede della sfida a distanza con Navas: " Un gran portiere, perché fare bene un anno al Real può confermare ma confermarsi come ha fatto lui non è una cosa scontata ".

Author: 0 Charles Oakley rejects plea deal; trial set for August

He was charged with assault, aggravated harassment, criminal trespass and harassment. Oakley allegedly was heckling NY owner James Dolan , who called security to have Oakley removed. Trial was set for August 4 by judge Joanne Watters. "Mr. Oakley, run him to the ground, buddy!" a passerby fan shouted at him on his way into the courtroom.

Sport Man City sign goalkeeper Ederson for $60M
Author: 0 Man City sign goalkeeper Ederson for $60M

Claudio Bravo has been distinctly unconvincing since joining from Barcelona , while Joe Hart is expected to depart permanently after a loan at Torino . Would it be a world-record fee for a goalkeeper? The move is an exciting step forward for Manchester City , who are looking to be active during the transfer window to fill holes in their lineup.

Sport Kevin Durant downplays apparent 'stare down' with Rihanna
Author: 0 Kevin Durant downplays apparent 'stare down' with Rihanna

Head coach Tyronn Lue even went so far as to declare heading into the NBA Finals that part of the Cavs' defense would be their offense. This was like a family going out on the town, leaving the house all nice and tidy, but forgetting to lock the front door.

Sport Curry, Durant help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 1
Author: 0 Curry, Durant help Warriors rout Cavs in Game 1

The former National Basketball Association star-turned TNT analyst posted on his verified Twitter account a disparaging photo of McGee with the words, "America meet Javale "BUM" McGee". Fellow superstar Stephen Curry scored 28 points for the Warriors , who their extended their ideal playoffs streak this season to 13-0, an National Basketball Association record.