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Banks gives Highlanders thrilling win over Lions

Gatland, however, said his side should have taken control of the match before then anyway. "They play faster rugby than we're used to and that's the challenge: ...


America's Cup: Artemis to face Team NZ in challenger finals

Grinder Luke Parkinson quickly jumped behind the wheel, but down to five crewmen, Artemis eased up as Kiwi skipper Peter Burling sailed off to victory. "I was j...


Australia hammered 4-0 by Brazil in Confederations warm-up

Brazil doubled their advantage around the hour mark and it was a goal from a corner that sealed the game. "Losing Mile is a blow as he's not only an importan...


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

Today was a flawless match for me, I thought very well from the beginning. I was playing the right play. It's great. I'm really happy to be in the semifinal h...


Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

And he has always handled his situation with class and patience, I'm sure there were moments in the year when he was prickly because we all get that way; even i...


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

Steve Kerr's team were haunted by their blowing of a 3-1 lead in the finals a year ago as a LeBron James-inspired Cavaliers fought back to win the series i...


The Miami Heat Are 'Loading Up' To Get Gordon Hayward

Marc Stein of ESPN .com reported Friday that the Jazz view the Heat as a contender to sign the former Butler star, and a quick look at the Heat's payroll makes...


Price is right as US Open caddie, says Flanagan

Of course you can't win a major, and numerous golfers who qualified out of local and sectional rounds won't either. Stenson joined the ranks of major winner...


Kevin Durant Discusses Bandwagon Narratives, 'Big Dog' Stephen Curry

Golden State players celebrate after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. "You can talk about whatever happens on ...


Justice Department No. 2 assures Congress of special counsel independence

Rosenstein said that, under the special counsel regulations, he is the only department official with the authority to get rid of Mueller. The White House , ...


It's completely unfair to question LeBron's legacy after this Finals loss

The win provided redemption for the Warriors , who brought Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-po...


Kevin Durant named 2017 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

James seemed to be at peace with the fate of this Cavs team since their narrow Game 3 loss to the Warriors last week, which put them in an unrecoverable 0-3...


Our most complete game yet, says Kohli

A few overs later, Pandya got the wicket of du Plessis. The coordination between the fielders and bowlers was quite remarkable and it led to one wicket after an...


Lauren backs new Arsenal deal for Wenger

Gary Lineker is hoping that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger doesn't "spoil any legacy" at the club during his next two years at the Emirates Stadium. The diss...


Mr. Met caught giving middle finger to fans, team issues apology

Third baseman Wilmer Flores had a bead on it, but the batboy ran into him.or he ran into the batboy.or they ran into each other. Who's ever seen that? New "J...


Former Longhorn Kevin Durant wins NBA Finals MVP as Warriors win title

In a series dominated by four players - Durant, Steph Curry, LeBron James , and Kyrie Irving - Durant stood above them all, even in a Finals in which James ...


Warriors beat Cavs to take National Basketball Association title

Iguodala, the 2015 Finals MVP, came up big again with his 2017 postseason-best 20 points off the bench in a testy, tightly called finale to this trilogy Finals ...


Gripped by cricket fever, Bangladesh facing its biggest game

Poor English weather washed out two matches and a practice game, and then ended the final match against England early, although the Aussies were in a heap of ...


Two MSU football players arraigned on sexual assault charges

After an extensive investigation, charges were filed against Joshua J. King , Demetric D. Vance and Donnie L. Corley Jr.in connection to the alleged sexual...


Two Tigers Selected on Day One of MLB Draft

Lange, a junior right-hander from Lee's Summit, Missouri, was the 30th pick of the first round, which comes with the $2.1 million as a slotted bonus by Major Le...


Liverpool sensationally pull out of Van Dijk transfer

But on Tuesday it emerged Southampton meant to report Liverpool to the Premier League for illegally approaching the player, a big stumbling block in poten...


Reasons for Firing Comey Were 'Lies, Plain and Simple'

Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a repo...


Warriors vs. Cavs NBA Finals Game 5 Preview And Prediction

Whether or not the Warriors are able to clinch the title on Monday night remains to be seen, but it's safe to say another Cavs victory will have Golden State f...


Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years

We got behind the eight ball and they came out and played the way they were supposed to play all year. And the knee? How bad was it? For the first time in...


Pakistan fights its way into the semifinals

If that miss nearly certainly cost Sri Lanka the match , the next one, two overs later but also off Malinga, meant Pakistan would probably win. "When Ima...


Wimbledon will be complicated, says clay king Rafa

Toni joined his nephew on stage, presenting him with a replica Coupe des Mousquetaires to mark the occasion. "Not many people get the opportunity to lift t...


Draymond Green: Cavs Fans are 'Just Rude'

Kyrie Irving missed his, a step-back three-pointer with his Cleveland Cavaliers down two with 25 seconds left in the game that would decide their series, an ...


Warriors back as National Basketball Association champions

Almost six years later - a time during which he has been the subject of some very public and very stinging critiques - Durant's reverence for the game is undi...


Steve Smith frustrated after second-straight washout

Australia's opening game against New Zealand was also halted by rain while Bangladesh stay in contention, just, despite their opening loss to England . Sm...


NBA Finals 2017: Dethroned, LeBron James talks future after historic performance

He dramatically drove and dunked on Cleveland's defense, knocked down big 3-pointers and blocked shots while handling the load of defending King James. In his f...


"Gutted": 2017 Lions Tour ends for Scotland's Stuart Hogg

The Lions showed attacking intent, with captain Sam Warburton among the try-scorers as he fights to secure his Test spot after a run of injuries. Fiji-bor...


De Villiers to lead Proteas in England T20 series

The captain of South Africa came to the Champions Trophy believing his side had enough ammunition to end their 19-year trophy drought, saying "I got a good ...


Murray ousts Del Potro

Andy Murray benefited from a double-fault by Juan Martin del Potro in the opening tiebreaker and then looked more and more like the No. 1 player that he is d...


Kevin Durant named unanimous 2017 Finals MVP

After averaging a triple-double over the five games, James knew there was little more he or his teammates could have done to beat a Golden State Warriors t...


Brazil scores after 12 seconds, beats Australia 4-0

Goals from Diego Souza , Thiago Silva and Taison have handed Brazil a comfortable 4-0 victory over Australia in their friendly contest at the Melbourne ...