Warriors can win it all in Cleveland tonight on KGMI

But this record belongs to the Spurs .so go Cavs, I guess? With him and Ben Wallace anchoring the paint and Tayshaun Prince, Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton on the perimeter, Detroit made it to six straight Eastern Conference finals, reached two NBA Finals and won that 2004 title.

Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game

Scooter Gennett has tied a major league record by homering four times for the Cincinnati Reds against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night. Wainwright had allowed just one earned run over his previous four starts. The clubhouse manager of the Cincinnati Reds took everything from hat to jersey and trousers to cleats from Cincinnati Reds infielder Scooter Gennett following the Red game on Tuesday.

Penguins crush Predators 6-0, take 3-2 series lead

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The night started with a catfish throw. "I watched it play out", Predators coach Peter Laviolette told reporters after Thursday night's loss gave the Penguins a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Ekholm said the Predators tried to answer nearly too quickly. We play 20-something games in the playoffs, I don't think we've had one bad game before (Thursday) night so far,'s going to happen.

Lions' Taylor Decker to miss 4-6 months

It's likely Decker will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list. Lions coach Jim Caldwell said earlier this week he did not think the injury would keep the 23-year-old Decker out for all of the 2017 season. After being drafted 16th overall in 2016, Decker became an instant mainstay by starting all 16 games protecting Matthew Stafford's blind side. He started all 16 games and played every snap during his rookie season and was accountable for 4 1/2 of the team's 37 ...

Sean Payton gives final OTA presser, talks Nick Fairley

Defensive end Darryl Tapp played with Fairley in Detroit in 2014 and noted Fairley became a father previous year while saying that Fairley's health is "the most important thing" right now. "The last three days here, we backed off his reps". She had complained of chest pains, and died suddenly after a brief hospital stay. He has siblings and people that care for him.

Ronaldo stays atop Forbes list of richest athletes

Kohli , 28, has been ranked 89th on the 2017 Forbes list of "The World's highest paid athletes" with a total pay of Dollars 22 million that includes USD three million from salary and winnings and another 19 million from endorsements. Serena Williams was the only female athlete to make Forbes' Top 100 list of highest-paid athletes for the year. The list also includes tennis greats Novak Djokovic (16) and Rafael Nadal (33), basketball player Anthony Davis (44) and soccer star Wayne ...

Not done yet: James, Irving lead Cavs to Game 4 win

It was a stunning display of offensive pyrotechnics that dovetailed with the Cavaliers' late-game collapse, a disheartening result that nearly felt unfair, unjust, undeserved. Durant then followed a Kyle Korver 3-pointer miss for Cleveland with a tension-packed 3-pointer with 45 seconds remaining that put the Warriors ahead 114-113.

Red-hot Cavs lead Warriors 86-68 at half in NBA Finals

They had an 8-2 stretch to finish the second. The Cavs also shut down the Warriors transition game, allowing only 7 fast-break points when they averaged 33 through the first three games. The hand-wringing about Golden State is justified - they have a preponderance of talent, the likes of which we probably haven't seen before - but all of those well-held stances and emotions only made Game 3 better.

Cleveland on the brink of NBA Finals loss

James finished with 39 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. James had 27 points in the first half; Irving had 21 points in the second. "It's not over. Cleveland had shot 29 percent from three through the first three games of this series, and they can't win that way - certainly not against the high-powered Warriors ( who also had a good offensive night Friday, it was just overwhelmed).

Michael Venus 'still in shock' after reaching grand slam men's doubles final

Harrison and New Zealand's Michael Venus made it an all-unseeded final by beating the 16th-seeded Colombian duo of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Friday. "We had to play well to win this and we're going to go for it in the final". Every single win during their unbelievable run has come in three sets, and it includes defeats of No.

Kuerten says Nadal could win 15 titles in Paris

The eventual champion on Saturday will be a first-time major victor while victory for Halep would crown her as the new world number one, replacing Angelique Kerber . In her six matches so far at this year's French Open, Ostapenko has crunched 245 winners. Pliskova, who is not a claycourt expert, played her best match of the tournament, but it was not enough to subdue Halep, whose never-say-die attitude helped her survive a quarter-final against Elina Svitolina , during which she saved a ...

Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of NBA title

James had 27 points in the first half; Irving had 21 points in the second. Seven Finals and three championships later, James is facing the same fate. "So win, lose or draw, you live with the results", added James, when asked to break down the final few minutes. Kevin Durant was the biggest prize of last year's offseason and on Wednesday he showed why the Warriors were so keen to get him, draining the shot of his career to put Golden State on the cusp of an unprecedented ideal postseason.

Switzerland's Bacsinszky Reaches Women's Semi-Finals On A Rainy Day

There was, though, tears of disappointment over on Philippe-Chatrier, where Mladenovic's hopes of becoming a first French champion since Mary Pierce in 2000 evaporated as she was beaten 6-4 6-4 by Timea Bacsinszky , the No 30 seed from Switerzland.

Queensland look to improve in State of Origin II after dropping opener

Walters and selectors Darren Lockyer and Gene Miles will now be under pressure to introduce some new blood for game two, particularly in the forwards. "He's certainly got his mother's colouring and he's a lot taller than Stan was but there is something in his DNA that makes him play the game in a very similar way to how Stan played", Murray told

Deschamps will 'not condemn' Lloris despite shocking Sweden blunder

The loss complicates qualification for France , who are in a hard group which includes the Netherlands , who sit three points back in third place, and Bulgaria , who are fourth with nine. With the game into the third minute of injury time, a draw seemed certain until Lloris tried a reckless pass out from his penalty area. Ronaldo, Portugal's all-time leading scorer, took his tally to 73 goals for his country after another decisive performance.

Kevin Durant drains ultimate game victor over LeBron James, helps seal win

Golden State's slight point guard has always been a master of subtlety, the source of such a foundational impact that voters for Finals MVP seemed to have looked right past it when the Warriors were on this stage two years ago. From there, his ranking in the list of all-time greats can only move up. Immediately after James went out, the Warriors ripped off 10 unanswered points to take a 39-32 lead into the second quarter.

NBA players go insane on Twitter for NBA Finals Game 3 ending

But protecting the lead meant leaving Irving on the floor for the entire second half and James for all but a few seconds of it, and on the other bench Steve Kerr kept reminding his deeper Warriors that the Cavaliers were going to get exhausted.

Hicks hits 2 HRs, Montgomery pitches Yankees past O's 8-2

Bundy's lone win in the four-game span came against NY on May 29, when he allowed two runs in seven innings. Minus injured star Mike Trout, the Angels entered Friday tied for last in the American League in slugging percentage. Since he mostly has pitched out of the bullpen, Green likely would be limited to around 75 pitches, and Girardi previously has been hesitant to go through his bullpen.

Departing champion Muguruza breaks down in tears

She also was the runner-up to Williams at Wimbledon in 2015. "I'm very independent [but] she is completely controlled by her father", said Mladenovic. "But I will try". Triple champion Mats Wilander said it was tougher for women to deal with the pressure, because their matches are shorter. "It's not flawless, there are little problems but I fight as I can".

Ex-MMA Fighter 'War Machine' Receives Life Sentence For Sexual Assault, Kidnapping

Koppenhaver is ordered to serve 36 years to life behind bars after being convicted of more than two dozen charges, including sexual assault and first-degree kidnapping of Mackinday. Meanwhile, Mackinday struggled to confront the man she once loved and to relive the terror she endured, testifying at various court proceedings, revealing intimate details of her life.

French Open 2017 Results

The Dane took the first set on a rain-hit day at Roland Garros , but struggled with the constant delays as Ostapenko went on to win 4-6 6-2 6-2. The Swiss player reaches her second semifinal at Grand Slam level after 2015 Roland Garros.

Griezmann Reveals He Will Snub Man Utd

But with Atletico's transfer ban upheld today and them unable to replace their stars, United may well have to switch their attentions elsewhere with regards to striking targets. Griezmann was expected to complete a £80m+ move to Old Trafford this summer after Jose Mourinho's side secured Champions League qualification by winning the Europa League in Stockholm last week.

Cavs not making any lineup changes for Game 3 of the Finals

The Padres scored once in each of the first, third and fifth innings, including a solo home run by Yangervis Solarte just two batters into the game. Arizona is coming off a three-game series sweep by the Miami Marlins and will lock forward to break the losing streak. Perdomo gave up five hits, five runs and four walks in four innings.

Golfer Tiger Woods arrested in Florida for drunk driving

According to reports, Woods was found in his Mercedes and had the engine running when police got to his auto. He explained that his unconsciousness behind the wheel was not due to alcohol intake but the aftereffects of prescribed medication.

Craig Shakespeare confirmed as Leicester City's permanent manager

Leicester City vice chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha called Shakespeare the "ideal choice" after concluding talks that have been ongoing since the end of the season. The Foxes announced on Thursday that the former assistant manager had been handed the top coaching job at the King Power Stadium following an impressive stint as interim boss during the second half of last season.

Browns cut player before he throws out first pitch at Indians game

The team released second-year defensive back Tyvis Powell. Ultimately, though, the Browns came to the same conclusion as the Seahawks and have moved on from Powell. His now former team did the honors for him. He appeared in eight games last season, but didn't get any snaps on defense. However, the Browns claimed him off waivers less than a month later, providing what seemed like a dream scenario for the local star to come home and earn a spot on a rebuilding roster.

Yoenis Cespedes set to make long-awaited return to Mets lineup Saturday

The team will welcome back slugger Yoenis Cespedes during Saturday's doubleheader as he will be the 26th man on the roster, according to Mets manager Terry Collins . Have to. It's not up for discussion. And they will have to figure out a way to play Cespedes and keep him healthy. A club source did not rule out the possibility Cespedes might rejoin the Mets this weekend, but team officials also want to be cautious and may wait until the next homestand, which begins Monday, before ...

Novak Djokovic wants to develop something special with coach Andre Agassi

He was tested - playing nearly two-and-a-half hours - but also went through in straight sets on a hot, blustery day in southwest Paris . The 30-year-old Serbian, without a tour title since January, found little resistance from Granollers, grabbing two breaks early on in the first set as he chased the 77th-ranked around the court.

Steve Smith accepts Australia got some luck against New Zealand

Williamson scored 100 off 97 balls in the Champions Trophy opener against Australia which was spoiled by rain. That left the New Zealanders still well-placed on 254-4 but a late-innings flourish failed to materialise, with Josh Hazlewood finishing with figures of 6-52 off nine overs as Australia took the last seven wickets for 37 runs in 5.5 overs to seize the initiative.

US Open Tee Times, Pairings Revealed

The remaining tee times for the first two rounds will be announced at some point Thursday afternoon. The oldest combined group is Phil Mickelson , Stewart Cink and PGA Tour champions member Steve Stricker , who will start at No. 10 at 8:24 the second round. While galleries will surely be drawn to such a formidable grouping, there are plenty of notable pairings throughout the tee times that run from 7:45 a.m.

NBA Finals 2017: Photos from Warriors vs. Cavs Game 4

James, 32, says he isn't trying to prove critics wrong as he did in younger days. James paved the way for Durant by leaving Cleveland as a free agent in 2010 to play with All-Stars Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade in Miami, where the trio won back-to-back titles sandwiched between four straight Finals.

LeBron James not faulting Warriors for building powerhouse team

One turned to the other and asked, "Did you know Durant was this good?" They could be forgiven if they were unaware. There is no doubt that Game 3 was a demoralizing loss for Cleveland , but LeBron James and Kyrie Irving proved that they are as unsafe as they come.

India crush Bangladesh in warm-up; Guptill powers New Zealand

England will take on Bangladesh at the Oval today. "With the amount of experience they have in the home season and the Indian Premier League (IPL), I think they are up for the challenge in England ". Nevertheless, Azhar said: "Wahab has recovered well so we have no doubt that he will be fit to play". Which TV channels will do the live broadcast of the ICC Champions Trophy match between England and Bangladesh? England's only global one-day title came at the World Twenty20 in ...

Friday's NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

Bigger than all of them and all of that. Klay Thompson scored 30 points and Stephen Curry added 26 for the Warriors , who seized a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series and stretched their record playoff win streak to 15-0. Love missed after that. Kyle Korver who had been brought to Cleveland to make 3-pointers, missed one . "But now that it's a legit possibility, one game away, I think you should think about it at this point, because you want to win the next game", Green said.

ICC Champions Trophy: England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

Because both of the team have an International Cricket series recently. The final too, will be played at the same venue on June 18. Internally, it will have to deal with the inevitable pressures that an India-Pakistan match demands. Aside from the four players from the Proteas, England have three representatives including captain Joe Root, Australia have two but not their skipper Steve Smith while India and New Zealand have a solitary player each.