Mr. Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

Met has entertained the fans of New York's newer baseball team. "I wasn't able to keep our team in a position to (get) a win, and it was just an all-around bad job on my part". Heck, my head was shaped like a giant baseball and the Mets actually sent me to the upper deck on bat day after having armed the children with weapons of (literally, in my case) Mass destruction.

Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy

Pacer Hasan Ali took 2-34, Junaid Khan picked up 2-53 and the spin duo of Imad Wasim (2-20) and Mohammad Hafeez (1-51) thwarted South Africa's highly-rated batting line-up restricting them to a modest 219-3. Off-spinner Hafeez then had Quinton de Kock (33) lbw on the sweep. Mohammad Amir and Junaid generated pace and swing to make life hard for the South Africa openers after AB de Villiers had won the toss, but it was Imad who got the breakthrough by trapping Hashim Amla (16) in ...

'Criminal Minds' Parts With Damon Gupton After Single Season at CBS

The show will return for its 13th season in September. However, it is unclear whether " Criminal Minds " would bring a new regular cast member to fill Gupton's place. Spencer Reid) will be returning for sure, as will Aisha Tyler , who was promoted to a series regular previous year. Cook (Jennifer "JJ" Jareau) and Kirsten Vangsness (Penelope Garcia) are in contract negotiations and are willing to walk away from their roles if they can't make a satisfactory deal.

Nebraska soccer association apologizes to girl

A team in Nebraska was disqualified from the Springfield Soccer Club girls tournament because the organizers thought one of its players - 8-year-old Mili Hernandez - was a boy. "When my hair starts to grow I put it short because I've always had short hair. I didn't like my hair long", Hernandez told WOWT. Mili made headlines recently following a problem involving her appearance at a football tournament in Nebraska on Sunday.

Kane equaliser a "huge moment" for young England team: Southgate

In a tiresome game at Hampden Park, Gareth Southgate's side looked set to claim three points following Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 70th-minute strike. Left-back Andrew Robertson felt that he, fellow defender Charlie Mulgrew and goalkeeper Craig Gordon were found wanting at the England leveller.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

Curry squatted down just after Durant's basket, imitating someone defecating on the court. "I really don't know what I did last night". The particular National Basketball Association reporter teased Friday shall remain unnamed here (more for his benefit - because clearly Curry and KD admonished the question, not the questioner).

Manchester United are close to finding an agreement for a Monaco star

The 23-year-old, who can also play at right-back, was one of the players that took Europe by storm during Monaco's Ligue 1 and Champions League campaigns last season. Let's see how things develop over the coming days but I think Fabinho would be an excellent signing for United and the Brazilian international's versatility would be a valuable asset for Mourinho.

Gennett becomes first Reds player with four-home run game

Mike Cameron , who recorded a four-homer game while with the Mariners in 2002, congratulated Gennett on joining an "exclusive club". "It's an honor for sure". Scooter Gennett's tan bat leaned against his locker, the sweet spot streaked by its historic connections. "It was big to go deep and give our horses in the bullpen a break".

Golden State Warriors seal 4-1 victory over Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors fans are breakdancing in downtown Oakland and honking their horns in San Francisco to celebrate their team's latest National Basketball Association title. Smith's moonshot 3s, the Cavaliers had it within five to start the fourth quarter. The Cavs narrowed the gap slightly in the third but the Warriors were able to keep their opponents at arm's length to wrap up a second title in three years.

Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers to claim NBA title

After that, winning four out of five times was an impossibility. Their one title came a year ago when the Cavs became the first National Basketball Association team to rally from a 3-1 Finals deficit to deliver the city its first major championship since 1964.

Twitter erupts after LeBron James dunks on Kevin Durant

LeBron James has 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Cavaliers , who have fought valiantly but have not been able to find an answer for Durant . With all of the Warriors' big guns healthy, the Cavaliers understand where they stand. Watch the Cavs early in the 3rd quarter and see if they can re-capture that energy that they started the game with.

Warriors beat Cavs for second title in three years

The last time LeBron got run like this in the Finals, he left the aging Heat to return to Cleveland, which had stocked up on assets through years in the lottery. Last season, the Cavs waged a stunning comeback in the title game to defeat the Warriors in seven games. That's when tensions and emotions bubbled over after a heated rebound battle, leading to a face-to-face confrontation between Golden State's David West and Cleveland's Tristan Thompson .

Tyronn Lue says Cavs were 'too nice' before Game 4

Durant drove left, right and down the middle, knocked down 3-pointers, dished and dunked. Durant still has to sign a new deal with the Warriors this offseason, but with reports that he's willing to take less money to keep this core together and Andre Iguodala implying everyone will be back next season , this could be the first of many titles for the former Oklahoma City Thunder superstar.

Team NZ through to challengers final

The victor of each first-to-five semi-final progresses to the challenger final and whoever wins that will take on Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Match starting on June 17. The America's Cup, the oldest competition in global sport, was first raced in 1851 around the Isle of Wight and has only been won by four nations. Burling had already experienced his overboard moment in Auckland's Waitemata Harbour, before Team NZ left for Bermuda, so he seemed more confident in their ability to ...

Power avoids drama to win at second home

Wrecks ruled the night up until the end. Despite the carnage, the crowd estimated at 40,000 gave what was left of the field a standing ovation after Power took the checkered flag. That put him two laps down. Vautier said he definitely noticed the improvements in the team's technical capabilities since his last run with DCR. That isn't any solace to the drivers also collected in the mess.

Watch Golden State Warriors vs Cleveland Cavaliers 2017 live on TV, Online

I'm not at that point right now because I know what I say, people take it the wrong way. The Cavs were also well aware that in the final minutes of Game 3 that Stephen Curry stopped on the floor and squatted in what many perceived to be an insulting gesture.

NBA Finals 2017: Cavaliers vs. Warriors FREE livestream Game 5

Durant is the first player with five straight 30-point games in the Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant , who was named the Finals MVP, said during an on-court interview. A Durant finger-roll lay-in with about five minutes left - pushing his points total to 39 at the moment - gave Golden State a 12-point lead they would not relinquish.

Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win NBA title

Durant has averaged 34.3 points on 52.3 percent shooting to contribute to the team's lead over the Cavs. That seemed to bother the Cavaliers a little bit in the second quarter, especially after the refs seemed to miss a foul on Durant during a James dunk that would have caused him to pick up his third foul and sit for the rest of the half.

Chelsea closing in on James Rodriguez

This was made clear as he wasn't on the team list for the Champions League finals. He's also been linked with moves to Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan , Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain, however, Man United are said to be leading the race.

Messi and Barca congratulate NBA champions Warriors

The play shows LeBron watching a Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson pick and roll , directing Thompson to the high screen on Irving. When Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors last July, they were the definitive favorite to win the NBA Championship.

Warriors reclaim National Basketball Association championship from Cavaliers, win second title in three years

The Cavaliers extended their season one more game with their win in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals on Friday. The points for the Cavs did not seem to come as easy as they did for the Warriors in the fourth. Can Cavs' Role Players Replicate Game 4 Performance Tonight at Oracle? "That's up to us". Point spread: The Warriors opened as 6.5-point favorites; the total is at 230.5, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.

Ostapenko first talked of winning French Open at 10, says mother

She's also the first unseeded woman to win the title in the Open Era. She was, though, about to "do a Kuerten". Once again, it was Halep that got the upper hand at an early stage in the decisive set. That also helped me. In Saturday's final she fired 54 winners and 54 unforced errors . I think nobody teached me. Ostapenko's game certainly mirrors the 35-year-old American's power.

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers to win title

LeBron James had his ninth NBA Finals triple-double with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. This was Golden State's second championship in the last three years, and Kevin Durant's first title. For a while it looked like that run might just continue and the Warriors would put this one away early until J.R. Smith, the streakiest of streaky shooters got it going.

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in 5 games, win NBA Finals

Durant, playing his 10th year in the league, put up 39 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, and one steal in Game 5, as the Warriors closed out the Cavs at home to become National Basketball Association champions once again. Kevin Durant led the way for the Warriors with 39 points but it took a team effort for the Warriors to overcome a determined Cavaliers' squad, including contributions from 33-year-old veteran Andre Iguodala and 21-year-old Patrick McCaw.

Tim Donaghy says there is "no doubt" National Basketball Association wants a Game 6

Dohaghy says the officials will probably make sure Green ends up in foul trouble early. The following year, Donaghy alleged the National Basketball Association had instructed referees to extend the Western Conference Finals between the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers in 2002, most notably, Game 6 where the Los Angeles Lakers shot 27 free throws in the 4th quarter to extend that series to a 7th game.

Walters: Thurston might not be back for Origin II

I think it's a case of looking at who's not there for the Maroons rather than who is and there is an obvious chink of light for the Blues . Nationwide, viewership spiked at 4.423 million viewers, compared to a peak of 4.046 million on Wednesday night.

NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavs in Game 5 to win title

Golden State is great, bordering on legendary if it knocks off the Cavs for the second time in three years. That stung ever since, and even Durant understood, because he gave up the same lead to the Warriors a round earlier with Oklahoma City.

Kevin Durant helps Warriors win second NBA title in three years

Some of the players have changed and games have evolved but, basically, teams are what they are and coaching and preparation is so advanced that the Warriors probably know Cleveland's play calls as well as the Cavaliers do, and vice versa.

Durant's non-foul looms large in Warriors' game-deciding run

According to NBA .com/stats, Durant's 176 total points in these Finals were the second-highest total in a five-game series. Durant was widely criticized for leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder for the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors last offseason.

Fan spends over six figures on NBA Finals Game 5 tickets

The victory also served as a validation for the city of Oakland itself, which will lose both the Warriors and the Oakland Raiders football team in the next few years. He hit big shot after big shot in Game 5, as one SEC media personality (correctly) picked up on. The 1989 World Series, best known for the natural disaster that delayed the proceedings, had both Bay Area teams playing but the A's wound up winning on the road at Candlestick Park after the Series was delayed 10 days by ...

LeBron James congratulates, embraces Kevin Durant after Game 5

Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver . Stephen Curry added 14 points and 10 assists. Still, the series could easily be tied 2-2. But unlike last year's comeback when they took advantage of Harrison Barnes' offensive struggles, Durant answered every charge during a 39-point night and Cleveland will need to find new answers if these teams meet in a fourth straight Finals next season.

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch fifth title

The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year. "There are a lot of superteams that haven't worked", Durant said. "These guys are so gifted and committed to each other and so unselfish". Curry was helping along the way by being aggressive when the long-range looks just weren't there.

Rabada sparks England slump as Proteas win 3rd ODI

England were 20 for 6 after 30 deliveries - the first time in history a side has lost six wickets in the first five overs of an ODI - as they struggled against a fine attack in conditions offering assistance to bowlers. The former Ireland batsman added: "We didn't play too aggressively - a lot of our shots were defensive - so a lot of credit goes to South Africa ".

Monsoon Hits Mumbai And Kolkata After A 2-Day Delay

The weather office said this will continue. "Konkan will receive heavy rainfall over 48 hours commencing from June 10". "From June 1, Colaba has recorded 188 mm rainfall while Santacruz has recorded 151 mm of rains and both are above normal".

Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four of the best-of-seven championship. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been saying they're a better team when their backs are against the wall. And though the Cavaliers crawled and LeBron played unbelievably, they were helpless to Durant's lethal efficiency in the game's biggest moments, impossible to ...