IS claims responsibility for Kabul attack that killed 80

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation condemned the attack and offered condolences to the injured and the families of the dead. The number of casualties was expected to rise. An unspecified number of German, Japanese, Chinese and Pakistani Embassy staff suffered minor injuries as windowpanes splintered. The president visited victims of the attack who were being treated in a hospital today; later tonight, he'll address his country on national television to discuss what he called an "inhuman ...

Ostapenko blasts back to claim stunning French title

Ostapenko , who just celebrated her 20th birthday on Thursday, has already made history in the semifinals as the first Latvian player to make into the final at a Grand Slam tournament. "It was always my dream, when I was a child I was watching players here". Ostapenko was 10 when she first mentioned winning the French Open one day, Jakovleva said.

Australia skipper Jedinak out of Confederations Cup

Speaking of, this is the final test for Ange Postecoglou his side before heading over to Russian Federation for the Confederations Cup before their opening game against Germany next weekend. Caio sent the ball back into the danger area and the PSG defender bundled it over the line. The final scoreline showed Brazil were 4-0 winners, but in reality it could have been more had the South Americans taken all of the chances that fell their way.

Besedin's header keeps Ukraine in contention for WCup spot

Hordur Magnusson was Iceland's hero in their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Croatia after scoring a last-gasp victor. Besedin's goal two minutes later gave Ukraine three points. Wales, another debutant at last year's European Championship, kept alive their hopes of reaching Russian Federation after battling out a tense 1-1 draw with Serbia in an absorbing Group D qualifier on Sunday.

Kevin Durant's Biggest Moments Of His MVP-Winning NBA Finals

The Warriors won 129. The Golden State Warriors have defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to become the 2017 NBA Champions. The Golden State Warriors have won their second National Basketball Association championship in three seasons, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday in Game five.

Girl booted from soccer tourney because organizers thought she was a boy

The Nebraska State Soccer Association is investigating why 8-year-old girl's soccer team was banned from a tournament because she "looked like a boy". Mili helped her team advance to the finals only to be told they couldn't play prior to the final match. The family said it even presented paperwork to prove she is a girl.

Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years

Not this time. Though the lead changed several times early in Game 5, it was all the Warriors in the back end of the game. But a Durant dunk about four minutes into the second sent the sold-out hometown crowd into a frenzy. "They're so committed to each other and unselfish", Kerr added of his players. Kevin Durant was named the Finals MVP after scoring 39 points in the win.

LeBron James spectacular, but Cleveland Cavaliers fall in NBA Finals

I put in work, I just had to trust in it. He stole a title last season, but this year he was only able to prevent the sweep in Game 4. "We didn't seem that nervous in Game 4", Kerr said before the game. It was a breathtaking performance by Durant and the Warriors, who took back the title they had won in 2015 over Cleveland, only to have it taken away from the Warriors a year ago.

2-Time Olympic Champ Kevin Durant Leads Warriors To NBA Title

Meanwhile, Cleveland's LeBron James led the Cavs with 41 points, but came up short for the fourth time in seven years. Durant , who was named the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, became the first player with five consecutive 30-point performances in the NBA Finals since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000.

Insigne could replace Hazard at Chelsea, but not this summer — In Focus

It is believed that the 2016/17 Premier League champions have offered the Belgium global a new contract worth £300 000 (R4.8 million) a week, but the player is yet to sign the new deal. The Italy global is contracted to the club until the summer of 2022. Hazard, who has been offered £300,000 to stay at the Blues, is set to miss the start of next season with broken ankle, but that doesn't seem to have put off Real.

Healy homers twice in A's win

Today's pitching matchup has Jesse Hahn (1-4, 3.81 ERA) of the Athletics on the mound to face Marco Estrada (4-3, 3.86) of the Blue Jays. Healy isn't likely to hit two home runs again and give Oakland all their run support. But he went 4-for-5 with four runs and fell just a homer short of the cycle. In the past eight days, the former A's third baseman has had a spectacular fifth-deck homer at the Rogers Centre against Cincinnati - the first such blast of his career - plus a two-homer ...

Warriors get revenge over Cavs

As for Durant , he was awarded the Finals MVP, a year after leaving Oklahoma City to join an already flush Warriors squad. James , who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists.

Warriors beat Cavaliers 129-120 to win NBA title

I put in work, I just had to trust in it. Durant ripped out the hearts of Oklahoma City Thunder fans a year ago by leaving for the Warriors , which many considered the easiest route to an National Basketball Association title. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. In Game 5 he was 14-of-20 from the field, including 5-of-8 on 3-pointers. West shoved Irving to pick up a technical foul, then went chest-to-chest with Tristan Thompson .

Angels select prep outfielder Jordon Adell in first round of Major League Baseball draft

Sorry, had to do it. Adell has some of the best power in the class, and he's also an above-average runner with a cannon of an arm. Following his freshman season at Ballard (Ky.), Adell committed to play for nearby Louisville. It also wasn't a big surprise, as the Angels had been tied to Adell and many experts picked him to go in the 1st round to the Halos. This is a pretty exciting pick for the Angels and if Adell's hit took can come around, he will make a huge impact in the system and ...

NBA Finals 2017: Refs explain confusion on Draymond Green's technical foul

No announcement was ever made correcting the error, not that Green was listening for one. For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials. Callahan also took responsibility for the mix-up because the referees didn't hear the Quicken Loans Arena public address announcer tell the loud crowd that Green was charged with the initial technical.

Warriors Beat Cavs 129-120 For 2nd NBA Title In 3 Years

Durant's 11 points and Golden State's attacking defensive work powered the surge. James toiled hard with 41 points and 13 rebounds but was denied his fourth National Basketball Association championship ring, while teammate Kyrie Irving scored 26 points.

Warriors Win 2017 NBA Finals With 129-120 Game 5 Victory

The Warriors , who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them previous year 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.

NBA Finals Predictions: Will the Warriors close out the Cavs? 6/12/17

LeBron James led the way, connecting on five of his first six shots. "I don't think too much about it", Green said of missing Game 5 a year ago. They put up 49 points in the first quarter alone and ended up 24-of-45 from 3-point land for the contest.

Warriors Win Second NBA Championship in Three Years

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant with the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP award. He backed it up with a 33-point, 13-rebound, 5-block Hakeem Olajuwon-like Game 2, stuffing a Kevin Love post-up to punctuate the dominant win. I'm working every day, seeing how I can be the best teammate, the best player I can be. From there, the Warriors hit them with a massive 30-8 run, burying the Cavaliers in elite playmaking and defense .

"Tracked by Arsenal and Chelsea" - London duo eye Bundesliga defender star

However, following the departure of Thomas Tuchel as manager earlier in the month, it's thought the Greek global is undecided on if his immediate future is at the Signal Iduna Park or a move overseas. Arsene Wenger, meanwhile is determined to add to his defensive options ahead of the 2017-18 campaign and has already confirmed the signing of Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer.

Penguins Down Predators in Game 2

But after two bad games, you can expect the leash on Rinne will be what former National Hockey League coach Ron Wilson used to characterize as "Chihuahua short". Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne , left, sits on the bench after being replaced by Juuse Saros , right, during the third period in Game 2 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins , Wednesd.

Warriors storm back, take lead in 2nd quarter

They continued to capitalize on the Warriors' mistakes, scoring seven points in 18 seconds after Golden State turned over the ball twice. Durant has 39 points and has seemingly hit a shot every time the Cavaliers have threatened, leading the Warriors to a 118-106 lead in Game 5 of the NBA Finals with 5:01 to play.

Warriors are National Basketball Association champions in almost ideal run through playoffs

The next time down, after a defensive stop, the Warriors went right back to the well and the Cavaliers , fearing the same result, tossed an extra help defender Durant's way. James has 25 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Love finally got on the board after a scoreless first half to keep the Cavaliers' hopes of extending the series alive.

US Open the hardest major, Stenson claims

This week is crucial for the USGA , especially since they gambled on a new course with no history. Erin Hills offers that kind of versatility, with tees created to push the layout beyond 8,000 yards. "You have to take your time and really focus". "I think that's important". This could be the tournament Dustin Johnson was created to win. I took it right at it.

Confusion over Draymond Green technical foul lights up social media

Afterwards, the Warriors All-Star forward fired back. They are up 3-1 in the best-of-seven series - again. Green spent last year's Game 5 in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game, after an accumulation of playoff flagrant fouls that culminated in a punch to LeBron James ' groin.

Warriors have chance to clinch National Basketball Association title at home

While much of the attention in the "three-match" has been on Durant and Cavaliers superstar LeBron James , it was Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving who was the difference-maker last season, drilling a tiebreaking 3-pointer in the final minute.

Everton agree fee to buy Sunderland keeper Pickford

Sources have told ESPN FC that the two clubs are in advanced talks over a deal for the 23-year-old, who excelled for Sunderland despite their relegation from the Premier League last season. A move for Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen is a little further away but the Merseyside club have received promising noises that the Dutch giants will sell the 24-year-old playmaker.

Golden State Warriors Win 2017 NBA Finals

Golden State had gone 15-0 in this year's finals until losing to Cleveland in game four on Saturday, but they responded in the best possible way back in California. No one will question their heart or effort if they play hard and lose. James finished with 21 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to move past Magic Johnson, while Kyrie Irving led the Cavaliers with 40 points.

Gators 2018 class lands JUCO safety Deontai Williams

However, he didn't end up as part of the Bulldogs' signing class. Williams committed to former UF coach Will Muschamp in 2015, yet he eventually flipping his commitment to Georgia and then Ohio University before failing to qualify academically.

What they're saying: Warriors win second title in three seasons

The Warriors won 129. The win spelled redemption for the Warriors, who brought forward Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. Game 1's number is unlikely to be repeated as is Game 4's. Durant scored 39 points with 5 made three pointers. With a sweep seeming predetermined, the Cleveland Cavaliers jumped all over the Golden State Warriors and blasted the series back to Oracle Arena with a 137-116 win.

Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

Durant , the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors, who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions. He had an unbelievable series, just dominated. You want to achieve the highest honour in the team sport, which is winning the championship. To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home, I'm just excited to do something special.

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.