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Players have no fears about Wimbledon despite London attack

Djokovic, a three-time victor at Wimbledon , says he is mindful of security concerns but he will not let the attacks change his mind about playing the tournament, which begins on July 3. Now, Agassi is in the corner of one of the players that has pulled off a career Slam of his own-Djokovic (who needed five sets to reach the fourth round over Diego Schwartzman on Friday).

Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

Nashville Predators defenseman Yannick Weber (7), of Switzerland, knocks the puck from Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) during the second period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, June 5, 201. Jake Guentzel , Pittsburgh's leading postseason goal scorer with 13, had three shots on Rinne. Malkin scored goals in each of the two Penguins' victories in Pittsburgh , while Crosby has contributed three assists in the series .

James struggles to find any positives after another big defeat

James was equally spectacular with his own triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds , but yet again didn't get almost enough help to keep up with the Warriors' depth. The Cavs kept up with the Warriors in the first half, trailing by three at the break, as Kevin Love (27 points, seven rebounds ) was in a groove early on, but Kyrie Irving was silent for most of the night.

Royals lose opener to Astros

Brian McCann and Yuli Gurriel each homered Monday and combined to drive in five runs out of the seventh and eighth spots in the lineup. He won back-to-back starts for the first time this season. Alex Bregman opened the ninth with a single, and a fielding error by Escobar on a would-be double play ball against McCann gave the Astros runners on first and second with no outs.

California sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee with "marocain"

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. "He got so many incredible words right", Cole said. In the end, Rohan made all of Oklahoma extremely proud. CNN is so obsessed with Trump's Twitter typo that they asked the recently crowned Scripps National Spelling Bee champion to spell "covfefe" on air with them.

Two Tri-State spellers eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

The victor - or winners - will take home $40,000 in cash, a trophy and other prizes. During the sixth round of the 90th annual Spelling Bee today, Iyer, wearing a bright red shirt and jeans, extended his arms in excitement and breathed a sigh of relief when he heard his word: attentat.

'One Love Manchester' Concert Has Raised $3.5Mil And Counting

It was an emotional time for Grande, who just days earlier had visited some of the victims in the hospital. She hit the stage with The Black Eyed Peas for a touching rendition of their peacemaking anthem "Where Is the Love?" Despite the circumstances, a celebratory atmosphere prevailed as Grande herself returned to the stage.

Curry and Durant Lead Warriors in Game 2

Put enough Player Xs on the same team, the gradient gets too steep, and there's no such thing as a bad matchup anymore. How many nights in a row would you tune in to find out if two is more than five? He discussed the rough third quarter. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) reacts after scoring next to Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 4, 2017.

American Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies

According to these images, which were recovered by the Rimini public prosecutor's office, Nicky Hayden would have come from a secondary road and would not have stopped at the stop on the main road on which the auto was driving. Rossi, a seven-time MotoGP champion, spoke fondly of Hayden before Sunday's French MotoGP in Le Mans. Hayden remained in a critical condition throughout the weekend, joined at his beside by mother Rose, younger brother Tommy and fiancee Jackie, before he succumbed ...

Durant, Curry Again Lead Warriors To Rout Of Cavs

And you got to expect them to play, obviously, better at home . "I've just got to keep battling". It would help if their bench, which was woeful for a second consecutive game, would carry some weight. So they won two games. Tristan Thompson , who had been so big for the Cavaliers all postseason, managed just four rebounds and two on the offensive glass in just 21 minutes as Tyronn Lue tried to match up.

Neymar comes bearing gifts for Warriors duo Durant and Green

Durant isn't the best player in the world. It would help if their bench, which was woeful for a second consecutive game, would carry some weight. Even LeBron James , an all-time trump card, can only do so much against the armada the Warriors have assembled.

Manchester United defeats Ajax to win Europa League

Rooney has been linked with moves to both China and the USA, while a return to Everton has also been mooted. With rumours surely to intensify surrounding Antoine Griezmann and Manchester United , the FC panel talk what the striker will bring to Old Trafford.

Curry, Durant batter Cavs in Game 2 blowout

A healthy Curry followed up a 28-point Game 1 with his first postseason triple-double on Sunday with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds. He had a triple-double by the third quarter and finished with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists.

Barber: Golden State Warriors take Steve Kerr's return in stride

They split the two games at home before reeling off three straight wins to become the fourth team to win the title after losing the first two games. If you watched Game 2 of the National Basketball Association finals, then you saw a showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors that left both teams exhausted by the end.

Curry dances with LeBron, makes the layup

He ran circles around James during one masterfully skillful sequence, then drove left through the paint for a right-handed layup over the star's outstretched arm during a signature moment in another rout. Curry scored 32 points with 11 assists and 10 rebounds Sunday in head coach Steve Kerr's return to the bench. The Warriors squandered a 3-1 lead to the Cavs a year ago to miss a repeat.

Penguins' Sidney Crosby Scores Stanley Cup Final Goal With Sweet Deke

This all changed in Game 3 when he notched his first win, only letting in 1 goal on 28 shots, ending with a.964 save percentage. It has scored on only 1 of 13 chances in the series . "It's a game of execution", Crosby said. It's harder to score 40 goals now than it was when we played, and I'm the first guy to acknowledge that. The Pens were 0-for-3 with one shot on goal in a 5-1 loss in Game 3 on Saturday.

Curry, Durant lead Warriors in 132-113 rout of Cavaliers

After being blown out in Game 1 by 22 points, the Cleveland Cavaliers made significant adjustments that saw a more physical defense and a more aggressive approach on the offensive end. He dunked, he shoved Warriors out of the way, he found impossible angles, got insane bounces on the rim to go his way. LeBron James (23) is defended by Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11).

Umaga keen to put 2005 tackle to bed

Umaga and Keven Mealamu's tip-tackle a minute into the first All Blacks Test against the Lions in 2005 left the tourists' captain with a shoulder injury which ended his tour. The 31-year-old Williams, part of the All Blacks 2011 and 2015 World Cup winning squads, sustained a knee injury against the Waikato Chiefs on May 26 that kept him out of the Blues team that beat the Queensland Reds in Apia last Friday.

Cavaliers weigh moving Shumpert into starting lineup

It's generally anticipated that Cleveland will go with a slower and more physical style in Game 2, in an attempt to throw the Warriors off. Shumpert experienced cramping in the second half of the Cavs' 132-113 Game 2 loss on Sunday night and required intravenous fluids after the game, a team source told ESPN .

Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 with 132-113 rout

We love his presence. "We love his voice", Curry said. The Cavaliers wore their sleeved black jerseys for the first time since Games 5 and 7 of last year's Finals, a pair of games they won in Oakland . He ran circles around James during one masterfully skillful sequence, then drove left through the paint for a right-handed layup over the star's outstretched arm during a signature moment in another rout.

NBA Finals: Steph Curry takes a quick nap during Game 2

Steve Kerr said Sunday he will coach the Golden State Warriors for the remainder of the NBA Finals after missing the past 11 playoff games with complications from back surgery. LeBron put forth an outstanding effort with 29 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds, tying Magic Johnson for most NBA Finals triple-doubles in the process.

Warriors welcome back Steve Kerr with Game 2 win

But that wasn't enough. Warriors forward Kevin Durant , who left Oklahoma City for Golden State last July in hopes of winning his first National Basketball Association crown, had LeBron-like numbers - 33 points, 13 rebounds , six assists , five blocked shots and three steals - in a 132-113 romp Sunday in game two.

Cleveland Cavaliers hope home cooking leads to success in NBA Finals

Thompson followed by converting an inbounds play into a hoop, and Durant scored on a drive. "We love his presence. And if going home to Cleveland and playing in front of our crowd isn't enough for you, then you might as well go home". Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Stephen Curry (30) during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland , Calif., Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers - 6/7/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Warriors' 132-113 victory on Sunday drew an average of 20.1 million viewers, up 13 percent from Game 2 a year ago and the most for a Game 2 since Chicago and Utah met in 1998. In fact, the Cavaliers got 19 first-half points out of their bench, led by six from both Iman Shumpert and Kyle Korver , and five from Richard Jefferson .

India crushes Pakistan in Champions Trophy contest

Rohit Sharma looked completely out of depth in the first over. Though Wasim was economical, facing a spinner early on released the pressure on Rohit and Dhawan with Amir cranking up good pace at the other end. After watching India amass a monstrous 3-319 from its 48 overs, and then cringing as his side capitulated to be 164 all out inside 34 overs with just two players passing 15, coach Mickey Arthur pulled no punches in the press conference.

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The Men in Blued then skittled out Bangladesh for a paltry 84 in only 23.5 overs, thus winning the game by a huge margin of 240 runs. All the top seven batsmen barring Mushfiqur Rahim failed to reach double digits and it was young guns Mehedi Hasan Miraz (24) and Sunzamul Islam (18) who saved their team from an even bigger embarrassment.

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to take 2-0 lead

Cleveland has been in this position before obviously, but with Durant playing at such a high level, it appears it will be an even tougher challenge than previous year for the Cavs to come back in the series . "I'm going to pull out the " Win one for the Gipper " speech", Kerr joked. Maybe get a little teary-eyed. For the Cavs to win they have to play almost perfectly or the Warriors have to play poorly - perhaps even both things must happen .

More than 1500 injured in panic after Champions League soccer game

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said in an initial reaction from Cardiff: "We hope all get better soon". Madrid completed a sublime double, having won La Liga for the first time since 2012, and the Spanish giants ensured they marked the occasion with joyous scenes raging from Cardiff to the Spanish capital on Saturday night.

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr to coach Game 2

Kevin Love started 4 for 4 for the Cavs, but was briefly shaken up and seemed to be favoring his left side. The other problem is Tristan Thompson . Attles played for the Warriors in some of the franchise's most memorable games, including Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point masterpiece in 1962. In short (actually, in tall), Warriors centers Zaza Pachulia and David West are winning the wrestling match in the paint and keeping from Thompson from hurting Golden State on the boards.

Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj

But Pakistan were passive opponents, terrible in the field, flaky under crucial catches and unable to mount a credible chase when asked to pursue 289 in 41 overs on Duckworth/Lewis after a series of rain delays. The 124 run win was the second biggest win by India over Pakistan . He will forever rue his decision to use Wasim in the last over as the bowler went for 23 runs and it was then only the match slipped away from Pakistan's grasp.

Kobe Bryant mocks Jalen Rose in new commercial

In case you're wondering, the commercial was used to hype up Rose's upcoming television show "Jalen vs". In the commercial, Rose runs into Bryant in a restaurant. Kobe Bryant is facing off against a past rival. But, as THR notes, the decision to air the pilot may just be a favor for Rose from ESPN president John Skipper.

Texas A&M nabs second commit of day in 2019 WR Chase Lane

Texas A&M's hot streak on the recruiting trail continues on as the Aggies have landed a huge commitment to build momentum moving into the 2019 recruiting cycle. The 6-foot-6, 212-pound Gunnell now ranks as a four-star prospect and the No. 5 overall recruit from the state of Texas for the 2019 recruiting cycle according to 247Sports .

Vijay Mallya spotted watching India vs Pakistan match at Edgbaston

He is wanted in India for defaulting on bank loans worth Rs 9,000 crore. Mr Mallya is out on bail after being arrested by Scotland Yard in April this year. He is next set to appear in front of the British court on May 17. November, 2016: Special PMLA court declares Mallya an absconder. Asked to bat first in a rain-hit game, India powered its way to 319/3 from 48 overs thanks to half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh.

Australian McDermott applies for India coach job

Kumble, who has helped guide India to win all five of their Test series since his appointment in June previous year, is a strong chance to retain his post, but McDermott says he's long harboured ambitions to lead an worldwide outfit. But other people are also qualified and very good. "There are no problems whatsoever". "I was surprised to see other people's names mentioned". It's been followed last time as well, and I didn't see any issues being created last time.

Durant, Curry spark Warriors win, record win streak at 14

LeBron James had an incredible game, going for 29 points, 14 assists, and 11 rebounds on 12-18 shooting, but ultimately the game was decided by the lack of help he received from his complementary players, or rather their inability to match the Warriors' production from LeBron on down.