Sport Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger
Author: 0 Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger

During last year's Finals , the Warriors dominated the Cavs in the first two games in Oakland , but suffered back-to-back double-digit losses when they traveled to Quicken Loans Arena for Game 3 and Game 4. As the Warriors pulled away, Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue benched Thompson in favor of more offensive players to try close the gap. "I definitely learned a lot from him [about] all the skills that you see within the player".

Sport ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals
Author: 0 ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue , when asked after the game how well the Warriors are playing, said "They're the best I ever seen" but knows his team have more to offer. In Game 1 , they committed 20 turnovers compared to 15 assists. Thompson spent the night matched up at various times against LeBron James , Kevin Love , Kyrie Irving and J.R.

Author: 0 Champions League final: Real Madrid's Ronaldo delivers against Juventus when it matters

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as holders Real Madrid of Spain on Saturday emerged champions of Europe for a record 12th time after overwhelming 10-man Juventus of Italy. Ronaldo soon followed this up with a neat finish after some great work down the right by Luka Modric. " Juventus played a great first half, then in the second Real Madrid were extraordinary".

Author: 0 Brothers in arms: Curry pays tribute to Iverson in NBA Finals

Took Durant right out of his game. They're going to try to get their 3-point shooters going and rebound the ball. Kerr has been out since Game 2 of the Warriors' first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Cavaliers saw their nine-game playoff road win streak snapped. "They will be way more physical. We would win. We just gotta worry about us, understand that no matter what they do, if we do what we're supposed to do, they can't beat us".

Sport Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end
Author: 0 Klay Thompson makes up for shooting slump on defensive end

Golden State blew the game open in a third quarter in which the Warriors scored the first 13 points and Stephen Curry (28 points) drained four of his six 3-pointers. In their nightmares the Cavaliers will see Durant sprinting down the middle of the court, and slamming down an uncontested dunk. Game 2 is Sunday night at Oracle.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic survives major French Open scare as Rafael Nadal marches on

Rafael Nadal took another step closer to a 10th French Open with a ruthless 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 demolition of Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in the third round yesterday. Djokovic would prevail, 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1, to reach the fourth round. Taciturn at the best of times , he avoided superlatives with a customary assessment: "Was a great match for me, no?" he told reporters.

Author: 0 Predators lead Penguins 2-1 during 2nd period

Pittsburgh leads the series 2-0. But seriously: How many "Sullivan made his goalie switch decision with his head instead of his heart and Peter Laviolette didn't" hot takes will land if Rinne flops in Game 3? Parenteau, who scored 20 goals in 2015-16 and could help out on the power play, will be playing his first-ever game in the Stanley Cup final at the age of 34.

Author: 0 England expect to end drought in Champions Trophy

India are placed in Group B along with Pakistan , South Africa and Sri Lanka , and will start their campaign on June 4 against their arch-rivals at Edgbaston. However, Pakistan opener Azhar Ali feels that players should play the game like any other group stage match of the ICC Champions Trophy when they take on India on Sunday.

Author: 0 Nadal launches French Open title bid

Trailing 0-40 on his serve in the final game, Djokovic won the next five points and sealed the match with a service victor. Asked about Agassi, the Serb said: "He has a lot to share with me outside and inside of the tennis lines". If things go according to plan Nadal and Djokovic will meet in the semi final. They are in the same half of the draw. Rafael Nadal's search for an unprecedented 10th title at the French Open got off to a winning start as he beat Benoit Paire of France in ...

Sport National Doughnut Day: Where to score free doughnuts today
Author: 0 National Doughnut Day: Where to score free doughnuts today

National Donut Day is now traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June. In the place of the baked goods, the volunteers began giving donuts they cooked in soldier's helmets and became known as Donut Lassies. Nowadays, Doughnut Day is a day set aside for anyone with a sweet tooth looking for a free doughnut but that hasn't always been the case. If free donuts for one day isn't enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, how about free dounts for a year? Duck Donut locations are ...

Author: 0 Andy Murray: 'Overcoming Juan Martin del Potro was tough'

You don't just admire his game, you want to be his friend. "But, you know, quality by him". Murray will face either John Isner or Russian Karen Khachanov in the next round at Roland Garros as the duo prepare to square off later on Saturday evening.

Sport We were powerless to resist Real firepower, says Allegri
Author: 0 We were powerless to resist Real firepower, says Allegri

Juve, who have now lost in their last five European Cup finals, missed the chance of doing the treble after their league and domestic cup triumphs and Allegri admitted their performance dropped off against illustrious opponents. Asked about his critics and a season in which he has occasionally been whistled by Madrid fans, Ronaldo said: "It's not a moment to speak about the fans, I spoke about this already".

Sport Chelsea's Conte scoops League Managers Association award
Author: 0 Chelsea's Conte scoops League Managers Association award

I've been 22 years here and won so many trophies, if I wanted to play one minute and come off, I would have done it. "We've been back on it yesterday and today and the lads are working really well". They did, though, surprise their hosts in the third minute by scoring their 29th goal of a miserable season, a rebound by Javier Manquillo. The 36-year-old was unrepentant despite fierce criticism.

Author: 0 Was It Love? Hate? Kevin Durant 'Doesn't Remember' Stare Down with Rihanna

OAKLAND -J.R. Smith summed up the theme of numerous Cavaliers the past couple of days, that they beat themselves more than the Warriors beat them in Game 1 . - The fifth, Shaun Livingston faked the Cavs out and Durant was left all alone. But how? Durant's ability to drive the lane for dunks, hit 3-pointers (3 of 6), find Stephen Curry and transition (eight assists) all while keeping a defensive eye on James confounded the Cavaliers from the start.

Sport CHAMPIONS. Capitan Buffon:
Author: 0 CHAMPIONS. Capitan Buffon: "Pallone d'oro? Preferisco la coppa"

Facciamo ruoli diversi e non ci deve essere confronto, io devo solo difendermi e lui il più delle volte può solo attaccare e di conseguenza non posso fare di più che non prendere gol mentre lui può determinare di più. Siamo ancora giovanotti [parlando di sé e Buffon], ci metteremo gioia , entusiasmo e la maglietta sudata: "è l'atteggiamento che ci ha portati qui e non cambieremo domani".

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Butt wants Pak players to enjoy `pressure game` against India

Former India leg-spinner Kumble's contract expires after the end of the Champions Trophy . Kumble's contract expires after the end of the Champions Trophy but many have questioned the wisdom of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's decision to advertise his job a week before the one-day worldwide tournament starts.

Author: 0 Visite ok per Valentino Rossi che sarà in pista al Mugello

Col tempo di 1'47 " 394, il pilota romagnolo ha battuto di 201 millesimi il compagno di scuderia Michele Pirro . Importantissime per Rossi saranno le prossime 48 ore, ma gli esercizi del numero 46 stanno dando i risultati sperati. Sulla pista toscana il talento di Cervera ha vinto la sua prima gara in MotoGP ™ nel 2010 classe 125cc; una seconda l'anno seguente in Moto2™ e l'ultima nel 2014 nella categoria regina.

Author: 0 India vs Pakistan Match Prediction, Preview Champions Trophy 2017

Roy's place at the top of the order appeared to be under pressure after his run of four single-figure scores in his last five one-day worldwide innings. "But again, it's cricket and anything can happen in the game". In case you didn't know. . England have never won a global 50-over tournament .

Author: 0 Rihanna star of National Basketball Association finals opener

It is what it is. And during the epic rubber match, which features some of the best basketball players of this generation, we'll bear witness to one of the most monumental championship rounds in sports history. The Cavaliers dusted their opponents as well. The Warriors may have ended the night with a win, but clearly Rihanna had the most fun of anyone in the arena.

Author: 0 Nashville helps Preds' celebrate history with 1st Cup Final

What the Predators need against the highest scoring team in this year's playoffs are goals. Rinne's .778 save percentage and 4.00 GAA through two games is what led to the crease conundrum. The Penguins' center was on crutches and in a walking boot after Game 2 , where he blocked a shot and briefly left the game. Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan would not, or could not, share his lineup for Game 3.

Sport Calciomercato - Lazio, Keita ha deciso: vuole la Juventus
Author: 0 Calciomercato - Lazio, Keita ha deciso: vuole la Juventus

Dopo l'exploit nella parte finale della stagione, Keita Baldè dove ha concluso con 16 reti (record personale in Serie A per il senegalese) ha subito un infortunio. Stando agli ultimi retroscena, all'orizzonte, ma nemmeno troppo, ci sarebbe la Juventus , uno dei club interessati all'attaccante insieme a Milan e Inter .

Sport Jack O'Neill, surf legend who pioneered the wetsuit, dies at 94
Author: 0 Jack O'Neill, surf legend who pioneered the wetsuit, dies at 94

After experimenting with different materials he invented the first neoprene wetsuit - an invention that led to him setting up a surf shop, then another, and by the 1980s saw the subsequent O'Neill brand become the largest recreation wetsuit designer and manufacturer in the world.

Sport AC Milan
Author: 0 AC Milan "in talks" for Moussa Dembele

Though Brendan Rodgers would be reluctant to sell the forward that has scored 32 goals in 42 appearances in his debut season for the Bhoys , the money that Favre is willing to pay for the 20-year-old will surely ease the pain. According to reports , Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea could be set to test Celtic's resolve this summer by submitting £30 million bids for star striker Moussa Dembele .

Sport ICC Champions Trophy 2017
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India vs Pakistan Champions Trophy 2017 Match Venue - Edgbaston (Day Match ). "An update on a replacement for the seamer for the remainder of the tournament will follow in due course". In their last 12 innings when they batted first, England have given their opponents 300-plus target 10 times . The situation has come to such a point that one of the cricket advisory committee members, Sourav Ganguly also met the players of the Indian cricket team in Birmingham on Friday.

Sport No team orders from Ferrari, insists Sebastian Vettel
Author: 0 No team orders from Ferrari, insists Sebastian Vettel

Whatever the strategy was, Ferrari will not mind after securing maximum points and seeing Mercedes fail to make the podium. "It is clear to me that Ferrari has chosen a number 1 driver". With leads in both the Drivers' and Constructors' Championships one third of the way through the season, Ferrari are beginning to look increasingly formidable in their attempt to win a first world title in nine years.

Sport Il Benevento pareggia e vola in finale
Author: 0 Il Benevento pareggia e vola in finale

Il pareggio pare stare bene ai padroni di casa che rallentano il ritmo. Bucchi prova il tutto per tutto. Al 75' il cross di Di Chiara è teso a cercare Di Carmine che la spizza ma Cragno esce in presa e blocca. Due gialli pesanti, 11' e 13', per Puscas , diffidato, e Lucioni . 7' Punizione dalla distanza per il Perugia . Al 73' il Benevento prova ad alleggerire la pressione e si butta in avanti.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo brace guides Real Madrid to Champions League victory

Ronaldo scored two of the goals, making him the leading scorer in the competition for the fifth straight season with 12 - one more than Lionel Messi . Madrid turned the screw in the second half with Brazilian midfielder Casemiro breaking Italian hearts with a speculative long shot that took a wicked deflection ending up in the legendary keeper Gianluigi Buffon's net.

Sport Alonso wins Rookie of the Year award for 2017 Indy 500
Author: 0 Alonso wins Rookie of the Year award for 2017 Indy 500

Shortly after the race, Frei, tweeted he felt "uncomfortable" that a Japanese driver won the Indianapolis 500 on Memorial Day weekend. Realizing that his discriminatory tweet rubbed readers the wrong way, Frei removed it from his feed; however the tweet had already gone viral.

Author: 0 Downtown packed for Stanley Cup Final debut in Nashville

With his team seeking offense and his top players having gone dry in the Stanley Cup final , Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette is finally ready to bolster his bottom-six forwards with some players who actually give his team a chance to score.

Author: 0 Nadal Cruises, Djokovic Survives Scare To Reach French Open Round of 16

I like Djokovic in three or four sets here. "He's, in my opinion, one of the best players in the world, you know, when he's fit and healthy", said Murray, the runner-up at Roland Garros a year ago. LOOKING AHEAD TO TODAY The most-anticipated matchup of Day 7 is No. 1 Andy Murray against No. 29 Juan Martin del Potro in a rematch of the final at last year's Rio Olympics.

Sport Anche l'Arsenal su Mbappé: pronti 100 milioni
Author: 0 Anche l'Arsenal su Mbappé: pronti 100 milioni

A tentare un nuovo affondo nelle ultime ore è stato l'Arsenal che dopo il rinnovo a Wenger ha provato a piazzare il primo colpo in sede di calciomercato, presentando un'offerta da 100 milioni per Mbappé . Il profilo che piace tanto a Wenger . Invece, la vittoria contro il Chelsea ha dato nuova linfa al tecnico alsaziano, che ha rinnovato il suo contratto per altri due anni ed è pronto a rilanciare le ambizioni dei Gunners anche sul mercato.

Author: 0 Last-ever performance of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus

Although Ringling Bros . and Barnum & Bailey Circus left its Sarasota winter quarters in 1960, more than five dozen veteran performers, fans and families turned out for the grand finale. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a major critic of the circus for its treatment of animals, celebrated the announcement. For example, trainer Alexander Lacey's famous big cats will remain with him, he said, while the show's other tigers will go to a center that specializes in tigers.

Author: 0 Sailing-British reach America's Cup semis but French hopes fade

As the defending champions, Team USA will sit out the semi-finals and final of qualifying and await the challenger they produce for the 35th America's Cup. Although New Zealand fought back, a couple of uncharacteristic errors meant they were unable to get ahead of Spithill's 50-foot (15 metre) catamaran and were beaten easily by the holders of the oldest trophy in worldwide sport.

Sport Former Juventus Star Oliseh Hails Real Madrid's UCL Win
Author: 0 Former Juventus Star Oliseh Hails Real Madrid's UCL Win

After winning Spain's top league, La Liga, two weeks ago, Real Madrid aims to complete a season double. "We played very well in the first half , we thought we had enough to win the game". "We want to make history and be the first side to defend our title". Ronaldo was nine adrift of Messi going into the quarter-finals this season, but eight goals in two ties against Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid brought him back into contention before the Juve clash.