Warriors come back to defeat Cavs in Game 3

Then again, maybe we need zoom out a little further to get to heart of what went wrong. "That's the important lesson, not any historical benchmarks or anything like that". Kyrie Irving , is shooting 40 per cent, J.R. Smith has scored three points in two games and Deron Williams has missed all nine of his shots. Forget about the Warriors.

Rafael Nadal vs Dominic Thiem, French Open 2017 semi-finals

I don't know because we don't have the clock on the court, so it's impossible for us to tell". That was plenty evident in the final warm-up event before the French Open , when Thiem beat Rafael Nadal (his next opponent in Paris ), 6-4, 6-3.

Guga Kuerten predicts Rafael Nadal can win 15 Roland Garros titles

Paris: Andy Murray will need to be at his streetwise best to beat Stan Wawrinka in the French Open semi-finals on Friday, three-times former Roland Garros champion Mats Wilander told Reuters . In the semi-finals, Murray will face third-seeded Swiss Stan Wawrinka , who beat Croat Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1. He will have to do all that and more against Nadal, who has dropped only 22 games in five matches on an apparently unstoppable march to a record 10th title.

Qatar Won't 'Surrender' In Row With Other Arab States

He said the "progressive and modern" country believes in diplomacy and promoting peace in the Middle East. The Qatari Foreign Ministry said in a statement the two held talks on how "restore the normal relations" of the Gulf as the 2022 FIFA World Cup host and worldwide air travel hub now finds itself isolated by land, sea and air.

Jelena Ostapenko upsets Caroline Wozniacki at French Open

Clay isn't Wozniacki's preferred surface but without her close friend Serena Williams in the field - the American is pregnant - she might have felt she had as good of a chance as any player to win the title. In the second set, one disruption-a medical emergency in the crowd-was followed by more. Play was stopped twice today due to torrential rain with both matches concluding within half an hour of the third re-start.

Troubled sleep, then a French Open dream for Bacsinszky

Ostapenko had a little more trouble with Carolina Wozniacki , winning 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. The 13th seeded Mladenovic quickly got into her rhythm as she held serve and broke Bacsinszky's in the fourth game to lead 3-1. Look at the backhand victor. Caroline Wozniacki was a former world No1, twice a runner-up at the U.S. open , but playing her first French Open quarter-final since she was a teenager in 2010.

Ideal shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

No team has blown a 3-0 lead in the National Basketball Association. The offseason addition of Kevin Durant had made them a juggernaut, presumably destined to make history. "You go against a team like this and you put together a game like we had where we had an opportunity, it's definitely draining". Durant's team mates were singing his praises after the game and said there was no doubt in their minds whose hands the ball should be in with the game's result hanging in the balance.

LeBron James: Warriors' 'firepower' probably most I've seen

The Warriors trailed by six with three minutes left before Durant, who signed with Golden State last summer to win a championship. Durant scored a team-high 31 points for the Warriors, including 14 in the fourth quarter. "It's kind of a situation where if you don't get the ball and you get a foul, I'm the worst player in the series, so it took a little from Kevin Durant ", he said.

NBA Finals Game 3 ratings up 22 percent from last year

Bigger than all of them and all of that. The 28-year-old forward hit the go-ahead shot with 45 seconds remaining to put the Warriors ahead to stay in game three of the NBA Finals , giving Golden State a 3-0 edge in the best-of-seven series that could end today in Cleveland .

Tiger Woods Arrested for a DUI

The report also states that Woods was in his 2015 Mercedes sleeping with the motor running and right blinker flashing. A local police chief told the Associated Press that an officer found Woods lying on the ground at the accident scene with his then-wife, Elin Nordegren hovering over him.

Butler's Holtmann to be named OSU basketball coach

Meanwhile, in Indianapolis, Indy Star reporter David Woods said there is a "zero chance" that Holtmann would be officially introduced Friday. Holtmann had a 70-31 record in three seasons with the Bulldogs and was named coach of the year in the Big East after last season, when he steered Butler to a 25-9 record and the school's first Sweet 16 appearance since 2011.

Djokovic knocked out of French Open in quarter-finals

The 32-year-old, the oldest semi-finalist here since Jimmy Connors in 1985, said: "I think he's probably a bit less confident". He had lost to Nadal twice in the preceding weeks, heavily in Barcelona and then narrowly in Madrid . Sitting courtside at the French Open on Wednesday, close enough to hear the ball bouncing off the damp red clay, you were also close enough to sense the hunger gap.

Thiem stuns Djokovic, sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

Thiem showed why he is one of the most exciting young talents in the game, blasting 38 winners in a stunning 7-6 (7/5) 6-3 6-0 victory.Svitolina won the first set 6-3 and raced into a 5-1 lead in the second before Halep bounced back and took the second 7-6 (6).

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Thiem has considerable power and craft and a useful pragmatic streak, which he displayed when asked about Nadal's bludgeoning forehand. Did he give up in the last set? Can he summon that again? Yet Djokovic didn't rule out the notion that he might need a break.

No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

LeBron James had stuffed another playoff game full of his usual brilliance. "I don't want to relax", Durant said. "I didn't know what happened, but I'm not going to be the one to say someone should not play, because you want everybody to be at full strength, right?" But the fact is that the Warriors benefited from a combination of factors - drafting Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green , hiring Coach Steve Kerr and General Manager Bob Myers, the new television deal leading ...

Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7' after Game 3 loss

The Cavaliers , on their home court for the first time in the series, led 113-107 with three minutes to go after swingman JR Smith knocked down a pivotal triple, but they proved to be the home team's last points of the night. No one was writing this game off, no sir. Lue, though, is staying with Smith, who said his wife, Jewel, offered advice on how to end his slump. "She had a great idea for me", he said.

Alexis Sanchez says Arsenal future in agent's hands

Arsene Wenger's men are not competing in the Champions League next season for the first time in 19 years. The Catalan coach wants to sign the forward for Manchester City in the summer. Alexis says he is focused only on his commitments with Chile in Russian Federation: "I am keeping up with what my agent's doing but for now, I am concentrating on the Confederations Cup and hope to do well in the tournament".

Australia will be ready for England showdown: Smith

Warner reached the milestone during Australia's second game of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 against Bangladesh , a match that was abandoned due to rain . Tamim Iqbal's 95 was the highlight for Bangladesh , who are winless and face New Zealand in their final group tie. Australian frustration at The Oval was amplified given they appeared just four more overs away from securing an all-important two points.

Scotland's Charlie Mulgrew: Beating England would mean everything to me

The 31-year-old has been blighted by injuries in recent seasons and the Russian Federation 2018 qualifier against Slovenia in March was the first competitive fixture he had started for his country in over 18 months. Everyone has grown up watching these games and these are the ones you want to be involved in. "I have always loved playing for Scotland , it's great to come away, I have always looked forward to coming away and I have always done everything I can to be fit and ready to play for ...

Warriors top Cavaliers to move one win from perfection

Durant scored 31 points and Klay Thompson had 30 for the Warriors , who improved to 15-0 in the postseason and are on the brink of the first undefeated finish in the National Basketball Association. He's just going up against a better team. "All I was looking at was the bottom of the net", Durant said. "Even when you're playing well, you got to play like A plus plus, because they're going to make runs and they're going to make shots and they got guys that's going to make plays", said James.

Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors

No team in NBA playoff history has ever rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a series, although the Cavaliers did become the first team in NBA Finals history to rally from a 3-1 hole to swipe the crown over Golden State a year ago. "You want to get it done", he said. The title may have allowed the team to unseat the 95-96 as the greatest team ever. "We're not playing as well as we wanted to or expected compared to past year", he said.

Patriots, Julian Edelman agree to multi-year contract extension

Get the app and get the game. Chances are that fully-guaranteed amount absorbed the $ 3 million non-guaranteed salary Edelman was due to earn this season. The Patriots have now signed Edelman, Brady, and Gronkowski through 2019. During the 2016 season he contributed three touchdowns, bringing his career total to 24.

England pacer Jake Ball cherishes New Zealand haul

In a cold and blustery Cardiff, England posted a decent total of 310 against New Zealand , with Joe Root, Jos Buttler and Alex Hales all making half-centuries. They did not quite click on this occasion, but still topped that benchmark. "We batted OK", he said. Former Yorkshire batsman Williamson fell to a ball from Wood that leapt at him from short of a length to take his glove for caught-behind.

India are not invincible, says Kohli

With none of the frontline bowlers being able to break the 159-run second-wicket stand between Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis , Kohli resorted to Jadhav in the 27 over, hoping that the off-spinner to could give the team a breakthrough.

LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

He has four NBA scoring titles, an NBA Most Valuable Player Award, two Olympic gold medals, and the 2008 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. The Cavs and Warriors are likely going to meet again at least a couple more times before it's all said and done.

Sampaoli wants Argentina to use Messi like Barcelona

However, doubt has been cast over his future at the Nou Camp with his contract set to expire in the summer of 2018. Many speculated Lionel Messi was reluctant to renew his contract until he was sure about Luis Enrique's departure and his replacement.

Nashville Preys On The Penguins And Ties Stanley Cup Series 2-2

As the Penguins head back to Pittsburgh in an attempt to regain an advantage in the series during Game 5, Murray didn't sound dejected about the results of the last two games. A video review confirmed that the puck did cross the line. James Neal started the play, getting the puck to Fisher who fed the puck up to Arvidsson while falling to the ice.

Lionel Messi to miss Singapore-Argentina clash

Said Mercado: "We want all of you to join us for our match on Tuesday against the Singapore national team ". Sampaoli's first matches in charge will be an all-South American heavyweight clash against Brazil in Melbourne on Friday followed by another friendly against Singapore in the Southeast Asian city-state next week.

French Open 2017: Bopanna-Gabriela eye maiden mixed doubles Grand Slam title

I adapted to the conditions better. I have matured over the years. I had been in this situation of playing at the highest level before. I have lost close matches, the Wimbledon semis, played the Masters series consistently. It's still sinking in. Bhupathi achieved the feat for a second time in 2012 with Sania Mirza before Paes partnered Swiss star Martina Hingis to win the title past year.

Greatest Ever? Warriors Beat Cavaliers to Move One Win From Perfection

On ABC , Game 3 delivered 20,048,000 average viewers (P2+) with an additional average minute streaming audience of 440,700 viewers. Behind Lebron James and Kyrie Irving , the Cavaliers seized the lead in the 3rd quarter. 1 player. G Deron Williams has missed each of his 11 shots in the series. "We missed some shots, and they made some". It was a stunning display of offensive pyrotechnics that dovetailed with the Cavaliers' late-game collapse, a disheartening result that nearly felt ...

Champions Trophy: Wet outfield delays Bangladesh-New Zealand start

Both teams will fight each other and would like to win the match to keep their hopes of semis alive. But with a horrific weather forecast for Birmingham on Saturday for the Australia-England clash, a result here could be pivotal. Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal also started the tournament with a century, against England , before making 95 against Australia . In case Williamson fails, the other Kiwi batsmen will have to shoulder the responsibility and not repeat their pathetic show ...

Perfect shot: Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 Finals lead

Durant, though, was not on the court last season. Golden State Warriors win in 4: 31.17%. Golden State Warriors win in 7: 11.02%. "Yep, and look what we did", Jeffery Shropshire said. He had games of 18 and 20 points (his season high is 22) and averaged 10 rebounds in the playoffs. With Golden State leading 116-113, Cleveland had a chance to tie the score, but LeBron James turned the ball over by stepping out of bounds.

Durant's dagger 3 lifts Warriors over Cavs in Game 3

Do you really want to read your Twitter mentions in the immediate aftermath of Game 4 if you lose it to take that 3-1 lead again? Dominating like no team ever has in the postseason, the Warriors look capable of anything - except another NBA Finals collapse.

Durant put the Dubs up 3-0 with Tremendous 4th Quarter

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant speaks after Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland, early Thursday, June 8, 2017 . In an ESPN interview previous year, James says he plans to play until his late 30s. Durant, meanwhile, scored 14 points in the fourth quarter, including a 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left for a 114-113 advantage.

LeBron James Not Tired from Guarding Kevin Durant

We all know the Warriors can get hot, but no NBA Finals team has ever been as hot as Golden State was in the first half of Game 3 against the Cavaliers on Wednesday. Late in the game, with the Cavaliers leading by two points, he drove and kicked the ball out to Kyle Korver for an open three-pointer. Durant, Curry and mates are getting good looks either at the rim or from deep and rolling up the score.