Author: 0 Here's who the experts are predicting to win the NBA Finals

It is what it is. Golden State realizes it might not get quite the open lanes and looks that Durant had Thursday as the Cavs try to adjust in the paint, yet the pass-happy Warriors are more than capable of opening up the game in other ways as efficiently as they move the ball.

Author: 0 Lee Jenkins: Warriors over Cavaliers in 5

James had won two titles as part of another "super team" in Miami but last year's crown meant even more to his legacy. "Just challenge him, just like you do with any other really good player", Durant said . The Golden State Warriors will win the NBA Finals in 5 games. While this Warriors team piled up lower regular season wins, 67-15, compared to previous year when they broke the Chicago Bulls nearly unbreakable record with 73-9, this Warriors team is different in every aspect.

Author: 0 'Being black in America, it's tough,' says LeBron after racial slur incident

However James reportedly does not occupy the residence with any regularity, and his family was not at the property at the time of the incident. Defending champion Cleveland meets Golden State for an unprecedented third consecutive NBA Finals game starting Thursday, with James seeking his fourth crown in his seventh consecutive finals appearance and eighth overall, and Durant still yearning for his first crown.

Author: 0 30 injured in Juventus fan panic after bomb scare

Although it was Real who opened the scoring through the clinical Ronaldo , the first half belonged to Juventus and, specifically, Mario Mandzukic , whose stunning overhead strike leveled the match for the Italians. He said: 'I don't think Juventus have reached the end of a cycle at all. Ronaldo underscored his status as Europe's most lethal striker with the first and third goals as Real were crowned champions of Europe for a record-extending 12th time.

Sport Stanley Cup finals shift to Music City for Game 3
Author: 0 Stanley Cup finals shift to Music City for Game 3

The Penguins lead the series , two games to none, and another Pittsburgh win tonight nearly certainly means we'll have our first repeat Cup champion since the 1998 Detroit Red Wings . This game again saw the Penguins go almost ten minutes without a shot on goal and also saw them score in bunches in a short span which tells us this team is so risky because they can play poorly for long stretches and still win.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo bomber di Champions, il Pallone d'Oro è suo
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo bomber di Champions, il Pallone d'Oro è suo

Vincere il Pallone d'oro "sarebbe gratificante, ma in questo momento è una cosa secondaria. Bisogna avere anche l'umiltà per mettersi a disposizione per apprendere al meglio quello che un compagno ha da darti". Notti insonni? No, nel pomeriggio pre-gara qualcosa di solito lascio, speriamo di recuperarlo. Il nostro obiettivo è piu grande di questo, non vivo pensando a me stesso penso a cosa e chi ho intorno.

Author: 0 Storica doppietta per gli spagnoli, Juventus ancora ko in finale

Gli infortunati sono tornati a disposizione , l'adrenalina è a mille. Juventus-Real Madrid è una partita attesissima dai tifosi di tutto il mondo. Ecco, è successa la stessa cosa questa sera. Il borsino dice che Danilo e Isco sono ancora i favoriti per una maglia da titolare. È sembrato un ragazzo impreparato Dybala , un gigante nostalgico e improprio Higuain , un allievo Pjanic , un pasticcione Buffon , un apprendista Dani Alves su un avversario troppo più svelto di lui ( Marcelo ).

Author: 0 PK Subban is pretty confident the Nashville Predators will win Game 3

What he found instead inside PPG Paints Arena was his own personal hell. He has five game-winners, and has been the offensive hero in each of the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final . Laviolette was purposely vague when asked post-game whether he would stick with Rinne for Game 3 in the Music City on Saturday night, where his team has been almost unbeatable in the playoffs with a 7-1 record on home ice.

Sport Roland Garros 2017 - Fognini sogna per un set, Wawrinka lo travolge
Author: 0 Roland Garros 2017 - Fognini sogna per un set, Wawrinka lo travolge

Wawrinka prova a giocarsi tutto, alzando nettamente le percentuali di prime palle al servizio e spingendo un po' di più in risposta. Nel sesto gioco Fabio ha avuto tre chance di rientrare nel set ma Wawrinka le ha annullate da campione con Fognini che ha avuto la tentazione fortissima di prendersela con la racchetta.

Author: 0 Pak vs Ind clash: 'It's not cricket, it's war'

But it is not a phrase that might have been expected from Misbah-ul-Haq, and with a couple of new faces in the team - faces that India will not have seen - it may be that they have some element of surprise on their side. Classed as the mother of all close finishes, this was a game where Pakistan were heading for a defeat at 215-7 chasing 246. He, however, added that it doesn't matter which team is stronger on paper and what matters is the performance on match day.

Author: 0 Champions League final - Juventus v Real Madrid

In doing so, he reached 600 career goals with plenty more surely to come. Is he pumped? Yeah, he's pumped. They would concede more goals in the final than they did in the previous 12 Champions League games combined this season. "We managed to defend for 15 minutes". Asensio tucked in the fourth goal after Marcelo had charged to the byline and Real's dominance was complete.

Sport VIDEO Allegri: Orgogliosi di essere qui, ma bisogna vincere
Author: 0 VIDEO Allegri: Orgogliosi di essere qui, ma bisogna vincere

Sono comunque convinto che domani i ragazzi ci regaleranno questo trofeo perché se lo meritano. Il Real Madrid , con una vittoria, conquisterebbe la seconda Champions League consecutiva, evento mai avvenuto nella storia della Champions League .

Author: 0 MotoGP, Valentino Rossi: "Il problema è nella tenuta"

Valentino Rossi ha ritrovato il sorriso, ma non è convinto che sarà semplice salire sul podio nella gara di domani: "Abbiamo lavorato e devo dire che ho un buon assetto". Per una settimana ci hanno detto, spiegato anche con comunicati ufficiali della Yamaha , che Vale stava male, che se tossiva aveva fortissime fitte, financo una risata gli procurava dolore al costato dopo la caduta con la moto da cross.

Sport Mario Mandzukic's mind-blowing scissor kick goal against Real Madrid in UCL final
Author: 0 Mario Mandzukic's mind-blowing scissor kick goal against Real Madrid in UCL final

Rodriguez, who joined Real from Monaco for £71m after helping Colombia reach the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup, has already been widely tipped to leave the Bernabeu this summer after a lack of playing time under Zinedine Zidane . Earlier in 2017, reports began to emerge that Zinedine Zidane was in danger of losing his job at the Bernabeu if the club failed to win either La Liga or retain the Champions League crown they won against Atletico Madrid previous year.

Author: 0 MotoGP Mugello, Pirro: "Abbiamo una buona base"

Il livello di guida di Maverick è tornato ad essere molto alto dopo la vittoria di Le Mans ed oggi sente di aver sfruttato bene la sua Yamaha . Più indietro i "big", che potrebbero uscire allo scoperto proprio durante la sessione di qualifiche .

Author: 0 Twice as good as anyone else: Ronaldo romps into record books

Real, who now have a record 12 European Cup wins, grabbed the lead in the 20th minute through Ronaldo, who slotted the ball low into the corner after a clever cut-back from Dani Carvajal following a classic counter attack. "I played here for a long time and I feel part of the furniture". I love football. I have the chance to be with this great club, with this great squad.

Author: 0 Spithill playing mind games with Team NZ

Unlike Britain's Land Rover BAR and Groupama Team France who built their own boats from scratch, Japan bought their design from the US holders of the cup. The American-backed crew, which includes Australians Spithill and Slingsby, will now train on its own while the challengers sail their semifinals, which start Sunday, and finals.

Author: 0 Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

He was one of the reasons behind India's title triumph in Champions Trophy 2013, also held in England . It was about a Pakistani fan who has been waiting to celebrate his team's victory against India in ICC Cricket World Cup but he continues to wait as Pakistan have never defeated India in a World Cup game.

Author: 0 Real Madrid wins UEFA Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo placed a attractive shot into Buffon's net on 20 minutes, but 7 minutes later Mario Mandzukic scored one of the goals of the tournament as he deftly controlled the ball on his chest before lobbing the goalkeeper with an exquisite overhead.

Sport Saints' Nick Fairley's career in jeopardy due to heart condition
Author: 0 Saints' Nick Fairley's career in jeopardy due to heart condition

Jennifer Hale of Fox reported on the news earlier. "He's good, just doing his own thing", Fairley's agent Brian Overstreet said to last week. Fairley is coming off the best season of his career as he posted 43 tackles, nine for loss, 6.5 sacks and 22 quarterback hits in 2016. Fairley was a star at Auburn and a former first-round pick of the Detroit Lions.

Sport Ko dethroned as world golf No.1
Author: 0 Ko dethroned as world golf No.1

Ko has reigned as No. 1 for 84 consecutive weeks, 103 weeks overall. Either way, it will mark the 10th different number one since the rankings were created in 2006, after Annika Sorenstam, Lorena Ochoa, Shin Ji-yai, Ai Miyazato, Cristie Kerr, Yani Tseng, Stacy Lewis, Park In-bee and Ko.

Sport Tennis, Roland Garros: Fognini cede a Wawrinka, lo svizzero va agli ottavi
Author: 0 Tennis, Roland Garros: Fognini cede a Wawrinka, lo svizzero va agli ottavi

Nel terzo set Del Potro crolla di schianto e Murray affonda il colpo chiudendo sul 6-0. Agli ottavi , Wawrinka affronterà il vincitore tra il russo Kachanov e lo statunitense Isner . La quarta opportunità di chiudere se ne va per merito di Murray (gran dritto in cross), ed è l'ultima: con un poderoso allungo di tre punti consecutivi, il numero 1 del mondo archivia infatti sul 10-8 un set epocale ed infligge, a livello sia mentale che fisico, una mazzata tremenda ad un Delpo che ...

Sport #STLCards miss opportunities to win series opener at Wrigley
Author: 0 #STLCards miss opportunities to win series opener at Wrigley

Dexter Fowler homered for St. Louis in his first game at Wrigley Field since he signed with the Cardinals in the offseason. Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to 17 games with an RBI double in the seventh, and Mike Moustakas belted his 14th homer.

Sport Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead
Author: 0 Predators pounce on Ducks, take 3-2 series lead

The Predators will need all the support they can receive. The Predators will not only have the chance to clinch their first-ever berth in the Stanley Cup Finals tomorrow. "We have won in Nashville before, and there is no reason we can not go into that building and win Monday". And we called him up. Jonathan Bernier took over and stopped 16 shots in his first appearance in almost two weeks for the Ducks, who already were without 30-goal scorers Rickard Rakell and Patrick Eaves ...

Sport MotoGp: Vinales in pole, Rossi secondo
Author: 0 MotoGp: Vinales in pole, Rossi secondo

Non sono a mio agio col bilanciamento, ma posso confermare che nelle curve a destra ho molta più fiducia che in quelle a sinistra. Marea gialla sul circuito che è andata letteralmente in visibilio. TRE PER TRE Jorge Lorenzo chiude il Sabato al Mugello con il settimo miglior crono di giornata, in ritardo di 577 millesimi da Vinales e a poco più di tre decimi da Dovizioso .

Author: 0 Pakistan rubbishes Afghan allegations over Kabul blast

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the blast but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group have staged large-scale attacks in the Afghan capital in the past. While the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said that his countrymen will stand together against such "mindless" acts, slamming the incident, it received condemnation from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and American President Donald Trump.

Sport Stevenson pounds Fonfara to keep WBC light-heavyweight title
Author: 0 Stevenson pounds Fonfara to keep WBC light-heavyweight title

ET). While his return on Saturday certainly won't bring us any closer to finding out whether he's truly the best 175-pound fighter on the planet, Stevenson (28-1, 23 KOs), at the very least, will be running back his most hard title defense to date.

Author: 0 Bryce Harper's fight with Hunter Strickland led to so many memes

The Giants were fortunate that Morse and pitcher Jeff Samardzija both said they were fine; they were first to get in between the two combatants - Morse coming from first base, Samardzija coming from the Giants dugout - and their heads forcefully collided.

Sport Allegri: Juventus will be back after Champions League loss
Author: 0 Allegri: Juventus will be back after Champions League loss

Substitute Marco Asensio scored the fourth goal for Real in added time , as ten-man Juventus chased two goals in a bid to equalise. Real Madrid are hoping to win their third Champions League title in four years, a remarkable accomplishment.

Sport Max Holloway to Conor McGregor: I'm the Champ Now!
Author: 0 Max Holloway to Conor McGregor: I'm the Champ Now!

He should maximize his reach to neutralize Aldo's dynamic striking and throw him off his rhythm while firing his offense from the distance or sneak in a submission. MAX HOLLOWAY HAS been given the nod to overcome Jose Aldo by a man who knows both fighters well. This fight vs. Bamgbose should be a showcase a first round KO win for Paulo.

Sport Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3
Author: 0 Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

And going into Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final , Rinne is at the centre of it all for a slightly different reason. While the Pens played better than Game 1 , where most feel they were fortunate to escape with a victory, Game 2 wasn't their best hockey either.

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Author: 0 Zidane: "La cosa più difficile? Arrivare in finale di Champions"

La possibilità di vittoria è al 50%: "è chiaro che faremo tutto il possibile per vincere nuovamente la Coppa". Dybala? Di grandi giocatori ce ne sono tanti nella Juve. "Se avessimo giocato insieme la stella sarebbe stata lui, perchè segna". Menzione speciale per Cristiano Ronaldo: "E' arrivato in gran forma in questo finale di stagione".

Sport Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation
Author: 0 Mickelson to miss US Open for daughter's graduation

Open. This is the same daughter who almost caused Mickelson to miss the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, where he carried a beeper with him and pledged to leave in the middle of the tournament even if he were leading. Phil Mickelson's quest to complete a career grand slam seems certain to have to wait another year after his decision to skip the U.S. Open in two weeks' time .

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Author: 0 Morata: "Io in Italia? Sicuramente no"

Abbiamo avuto questi 8-9 mesi per girare in Europa ed incontrare club ed agenti. Se la Champions dovesse sfumare, ecco che si aprirebbe le porte di una rescissione consensuale perché Donnarumma trovi quella dimensione europea che il suo manager va cercando.

Sport MotoGP Mugello 2017, gara: risultati e classifiche LIVE in diretta web dall'Italia
Author: 0 MotoGP Mugello 2017, gara: risultati e classifiche LIVE in diretta web dall'Italia

Felice e ottimista per la gara di domani al Mugello il leader del Mondiale MotoGp , Maverick Vinales , autore della pole: "Ho un po' di fastidio alle braccia, ma ho spinto al massimo". Ho avuto la fortuna di arrivare secondo in passato ed è stato bellissimo. "Fa sempre tanto caldo ed è difficile anche se sei in forma". La caduta di ieri mi ha frenato un attimo in Fp4 ma poi ho detto dò tutto e ci provo.