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Warriors set National Basketball Association playoffs record, even in defeat, during Game 4

It's an encouraging one for the Cavaliers , trying to be the first team to rally from 3-0 down to win a playoff series. The Warriors lead the series 3-1. "We never felt like we were out of the game". "Yeah, JR's an assassin, so (we) take his shots", the second-year head coach continued. A couple of shots drop, maybe the game turns.

Power wins wild IndyCar race at Texas

Race victor Will Power said he'd told the series in advance that a pack race was possible based on the new conditions for this Texas race. I could see ( Scott) Dixon was able to pass me at the start/finish line. "We're coming, we're coming". Tony had a half a racetrack to his left and just drove right. "I saw them three wide". "I'm so stoked to win in my second home".

India cruise to win in easy South Africa encounter

In the big match, while India delivered under pressure, South Africa wilted in the testing situation. The India vs South Africa match in the Champions Trophy will be telecast live on Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 Hindi HD and free to air channel DD National.

Cleveland Cavaliers' success starts at the 3-point line

The Warriors had swept their first three postseason series, dominated the Cavs for much of the first three games and were 48 minutes away from a title they've coveted for a year. During a scrum in that same third quarter, Iman Shumpert and Pachulia were rolling on the floor after a loose ball. The play is being reviewed by the league as a matter of policy.

Rafael Nadal vs Stan Wawrinka: The 5 best matches!

Although Nadal leads the head-to-head with Wawrinka 15-3, the Swiss maestro stunned an injury-hit Nadal three years ago to claim the Australian Open crown. "Nothing to say about today", Wawrinka told Nadal during the trophy ceremony. Once Hollywood A-lister Nicole Kidman had helped unbox the Coupe des Mousquetaires to a crowd already wilting in 30-degree heat, the final was underway.

Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions in Crusaders clash

The Lions have surprisingly failed to dominate in the scrum and with the Crusaders boasting what is likely to be the All Blacks front row for the first test , that contest will be keenly watched. "We came here to build on Saturday's performance". They looked too compressed and the main ball-carriers never looked to link up with players running angles but just buried their heads in an effort to smash through a resolute defence.

Liverpool's sorry ending to Virgil van Dijk transfer rumours

Sky sources reported on Tuesday that the Saints had reported Liverpool to the Premier League and asked them to investigate an alleged illegal approach . Liverpool have apologized to Southampton after the Saints accused the Reds of tapping up center back Virgil van Dijk . As a result, Liverpool's chase for the Netherlands global dramatically collapsed on Wednesday night, with the Merseyside giants releasing a statement and apologising for creating media speculation around the player.

Cavs rely on survival mentality to extend Finals

The comeback Cavaliers are at it again. Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving gestures after the Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors 137-116 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Friday. The Cavaliers' game plan is to push the pace, but to also do it mainly in the first half. James said that, in response to the Warriors , he told his teammates to "live in the moment".

Cavs, Warriors Reportedly Won't Face 'Extra Discipline' After Wild Game 4

And this is the NBA Finals . The comeback Cavaliers are at it again. Rather than completing a flawless 16-0 postseason and winning a second NBA title in three years, the Warriors instead saw the Cleveland Cavaliers shoot the lights out in Game 4 of the NBA Finals , winning 137-116 to send the series back to Oakland for Game 5 on Monday night.

Roland Garros: Rafael Nadal dismantles Wawrinka for his 15th Grand Slam!

It's not easy to tell if Wawrinka will be able to cause an upset today or not as everyone who has come up against Nadal so far has prove to be no match for him at all. Wawrinka, who had won his three previous finals at a major, bowed out on the second match point when he sliced a backhand volley into the net. He won all 12 service games, made a mere 12 unforced errors, and won 94 total points to Wawrinka's 57.

High-wire Cavs still hanging on hardwood

Smith threw one in from 30 feet and LeBron James threw an alley-oop to himself off the glass. They even feared they had lost Green for Game 5 for a second straight year when he appeared to draw his second technical and an automatic ejection, but the officials later said they had given Green's first technical on Friday to Warriors coach Steve Kerr .

Rejuvenated Nadal plays down chances of winning 10th French Open title

But, when faced with nine-time champion Nadal, who has only lost twice at Roland Garros , the challenge proved too much. "But for sure if it becomes 10, it will be my favourite". "Nine is probably hard", he said. "If I did it, probably somebody else gonna do it, because I don't consider myself very special", he said. After Nadal's limp exit to Djokovic in 2015 and the wrist injury that cut short his challenge previous year, the Spanish claycourt king looks hungrier than ever to extend his ...

After nearly missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

She double-faulted on match point to hand Bopanna and Dabrowski the victory. "It will be exciting playing in a Grand Slam semifinal on my birthday". Petra Kvitova is playing her way back to health after surviving a despicable life-threatening knife attack, but there are not too many players around who you suspect could carry the sport beyond the confines of its enthusiasts.

Royals' Moustakas homers to halt Astros' win streak at 11

He was activated May 27 and allowed one run and four hits over six innings to win at Texas. Jesse Chavez (5-6) picked up the win, allowing two runs and seven hits in 52/3 innings. Lucie's 1-0 loss at Lakeland in the Florida State League on Thursday. The over is 5-1-1 in the last 7 meetings in Kansas City and the over is 3-0-1 in the last 4 meetings.

Draymond Green enjoyed being jeered by Cavs fans

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) yells at referee John Goble during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Friday, June 9, 2017. They are at home thinking about me. "So shout out to them, thanks for the love". If the Cavaliers manage to win a second game in a row in Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors, we can not wait to hear the crowd's reaction to Green.

Penguins, Predators set for Game 6

Rinne was benched after the first period of game five, which defending champions the Penguins won 6-0 on Thursday. "Why pucks are getting deflected in off our guys?' or something like that", Rinne said . The Pittsburgh Penguins need one more win on Sunday to accomplish a hockey feat not seen since the late 1990s. "Our backs are against the wall, and this is our opportunity, and I think you try to do anything in your power and prepare the best you can for this one", Rinne said.

Perfect 10: Nadal tops Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Nadal also moved forward the trend that has occurred in the last three French Open finals where the victor of the second set wins the match. First game of the third set and Nadal broke again as the man who stunned him in the 2014 Australian Open final suffered further damage.

Stan Wawrinka: 'Hopefully Djokovic can find his tennis soon!'

He won in Geneva so is obviously confident. Murray's display will not give Wawrinka any sleepless nights, but he will remember how outstandingly well the world number one played to beat him in four sets in last year's semi-final. "But that was a critical period of the match because he started way better than me. I can't say he's the only one, but it's definitely something he likes".

Canadian Grand Prix qualifying: Lewis Hamilton takes pole ahead of Sebastian Vettel

Hamilton's pole position lap was a stunning effort that saw him equal Ayrton Senna's number of poles, a lap the Briton described as "as close as I could get" to flawless. "I think there was a lot of speed", Raikkonen explained after Q3. Ferrari have been quick but I was gunning, I was pushing and pushing...it was a sexy lap.

Chirinos' 3-run HR in 11th lifts Rangers past Nationals 6-3

His bid for a tiebreaking sacrifice fly, however, was thwarted by Washington right fielder Bryce Harper , who made a strong throw to nail a runner at the plate. They will play again tomorrow at 11:05 central time as Martin Perez and Gio Gonzalez face off. Chirinos now has seven homers in just 76 at-bats and that production is not lost on teammate Delino DeShields, a center fielder from Maryland who had two hits for the second day in a row.

Police reveals the identity of all three London terrorists

Police had been searching for Xavier Thomas , a French man who had been missing since three assailants ploughed a rented auto into crowds on London Bridge and attacked people in Borough Hall with knives on Saturday. The terror attack marked the United Kingdom's third such incident since March. The attackers killed several people and wounded almost 50 people before being shot dead.

Watch out for Ostapenko now

Consider: Last year in Paris, Ostapenko lost in the first round. "I think I have the game". "She is a very, very good player and someone that has done well on the tour for a couple of years". When asked about her approach after being down 0-3 in the second set, Ostapenko said she was still trying to play very aggressive. A reeling Halep surrendered the set when Ostapenko struck a blazing forehand victor down the line, to the crowd's approval.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017, Sri Lanka Vs South Africa

Amla's 25th one-day global century, a composed 103, was the backbone of South Africa's 299-6 at The Oval . The Sri Lankans eventually completed their overs 37 minutes late with a Hashim Amla century powering South Africa to 6-299.

Wilson could make Stanley Cup Final debut for Preds tonight

The two-time MVP's eventful night included becoming the franchise's all-time leading scorer in the Stanley Cup Final , a two-minute roughing penalty for trying to dribble Nashville defenseman P.K. Usually, you would be anxious about a goalie who has already been pulled twice in the series, having allowed 11 total goals in the three losses. "Still a lot of work to be done but the way we played tonight, if we can build off that momentum, that's important", Crosby said after collecting three ...

P.K. Subban of Predators backs up guarantee against Penguins

Lavoie pointed out how undisciplined the Predators have been, which contributed to Rinne's struggles Wednesday night. Ken Campbell of HockeyNews wrote about Murray's superb play this postseason for the Penguins and quoted him on his pre-game nerves.

All-sources betting on Belmont Stakes declines 9.2 percent

If Irish War Cry's jockey, Rajiv Maragh, was disappointed in coming up just short, he didn't show it after the race. Patch, of one-eyed fame, finished a distant third and Gormley was fourth in a strung-out field of 11 weakened by the scratches of projected favorite Classic Empire and Japanese star Epicharis, another leading contender, due to foot injuries.

LeBron James: 'Tomorrow's another important opportunity for us'

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James defends Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green during the second quarter in Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. His three-pointer with 45.3 seconds remaining was the go-ahead basket as the Warriors scored the game's final 11 points. In his postgame interview, he used the word "liberating" to describe the shot, the moment.

The Penguins Consider a Goalie Switch: Necessary or Crazy?

Th. Pens netminder Matt Murray was charged with three goals on 25 shots that dropped his postseason record to 5-3. The Predators in past years have given out a construction worker's hard hat to recognize the best player in a game. "It all started with that start and got us going for the rest of the game". "Amazing", he said. "Obviously, you don't want to look back yet". From that, when they did get behind us, not only was there a goal by Crosby, but there was a chance, then a second ...

Arsenal legend predicts whether Mesut Ozil & Alexis Sanchez will stay next season

The 28-year-old enjoyed the season of his career with the Gunners , culminating with FA Cup glory at Wembley. It remains to be seen whether he will be back at Emirates Stadium for 2017-18, but for now he is happy to display that his sporting ability is not limited to the football field.

Sarfraz promises no letups after SA win

AB de Villiers is "due" a big score against Champions Trophy title-holders India according to fellow South Africa batsman David Miller after the Proteas skipper suffered the first golden duck of his one-day worldwide career. "I think the difference was our bowling and fielding in which we were below par against India ", said Sarfraz, whose team overcame South Africa by 19 runs on Duckworth-Lewis formula after rain abandoned the game.

Power wins on wild night in Texas

Before Saturday night's race, numerous drivers in the IndyCar Series were concerned the newly-repaved track surface at Texas Motor Speedway was going to produce a "single-file race". "I guess I moved up, and I really have to apologize to Hinch", Kanaan said. Hinchcliffe was penalized for avoidable contact. And that doesn't even count the incident on pit road during the first yellow when Hinchcliffe swerved into Helio Castroneves to pin Takuma Sato against the wall as they were exiting.

Mike Sullivan says Matt Murray will start for Penguins

The Penguins have missed him in all those situations against the faster Predators. A shot by Pittsburgh Penguins' Justin Schultz gets past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) for a goal during the first period of Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final , Thursday, June 8, 2017 , in Pittsburgh .

Mattek-Sands, Safarova claim fifth major title in Paris

They had extended their clay court winning streak to nine matches with a 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 semi-final victory over Czech sixth seeds Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova to become the first all-Australian women's pairing to make the title match at Roland Garros in 46 years.

Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia and allies hail Trump warning to Qatar

Following the crisis, Iranian officials accused the US of setting the scene for the escalating Gulf diplomatic crisis during President Donald Trump's recent trip to the Saudi Arabia . Qatar hosts the Al-Udeid military base, the largest United States airbase in the Middle East. Recently, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates , Saudi Arabia , Egypt , Yemen , Libya's transitional government, the Republic of Maldives and the Republic of Mauritius severed diplomatic relations with Qatar in ...

Rafael Nadal dominates to win historic 10th French Open title

Wawrinka came in with two hopes, the first that he could recreate the big occasion form that has seen him win all three Grand Slam finals he has played. There is always one ball coming back. Nadal's blazing forehand down the line - clocked at 99 miles per hour - drew prolonged gasps from the crowd at 4-1.