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NBA Finals 2017: Draymond Green gets animated in postgame media session

NBA Finals 2017: Draymond Green gets animated in postgame media session

Thus, when Green was given a technical in the third quarter, everyone believed it was his second, which would have disqualified him from the game. Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers dominated...

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Sam Warburton back to lead Lions

You could nearly hear the collective sigh of relief in the Lions' box at the end of yesterday's crunch tie against the hitherto unbeaten Crusaders. "Ross Moriarty had a bit of a back strain that h...

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Twins pick shortstop with No. 1 pick

Twins pick shortstop with No. 1 pick

Greene, who is still just 17 years old, was announced as a pitcher. He is six feet two inches tall and weighs in at 188 pounds. Recall that former Jays reliever Steve Delabar also had a screw in his...

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Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

India suffered a seven-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka in their last group match while Pakistan beat South Africa via the Duckworth-Lewis method. Both the teams are facing off for a place in the ...

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Daniel Berger makes it back-to-back St Jude Classic titles

Daniel Berger makes it back-to-back St Jude Classic titles

South African Charl Schwartzel shot a 66 and South Korean Whee Kim shot a 67 to finish in second, one shot back. It was the second PGA Tour victory for 24-year-old Berger, who joins Dave Hill, ...

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Flowers home run lifts Braves to 11-10 comeback win vs Nats

Flowers home run lifts Braves to 11-10 comeback win vs Nats

The Nationals lost despite pounding out 17 hits, including three each by Trea Turner , Brian Goodwin , Michael Taylor and Adam Lind . The Nationals have lost four in a row and have allowed 82 homers...

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Mellower Draymond Green playing this Game 5 after 2016 ban

We later learned that the first half technical was called on Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr. And after the game, he took a swipe at everyone in Believeland. "I'm a firm believer in (stuff) happens",...

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Twitter trail: Shikhar Dhawan, Pandya celebrate victory over South Africa

Virat Kohli did not mind that either as his side laughed their way into the semi-finals where an eminently easy proposition awaits them. The de Villiers run-out brought back memories of the Proteas...

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Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

Golden State shot 34 percent in the first 17 minutes, but Kevin Durant and Andre Iguodala ignited a surge to push the Warriors in front, 54-43, with four minutes to play in the first half. "They...

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Refs' Shady Technical Foul Explanation Still Doesn't Add Up

Refs' Shady Technical Foul Explanation Still Doesn't Add Up

For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officials. Green finished with 16 points and 14 rebounds but the Warriors still lost 137-11...

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Warriors are NBA champions in nearly perfect run through playoffs

Warriors are NBA champions in nearly perfect run through playoffs

LeBron James said his teammate is built for the drama of an NBA Finals elimination game, a trait the Golden State Warriors have learned all too well these past two years. "But they played "Hit ...

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Truex Jr. to start at rear of field Sunday after changing engines

Truex Jr. to start at rear of field Sunday after changing engines

This time it was 23-year-old Ryan Blaney's turn. Blaney's margin of victory was a mere.139 seconds. We had a loose wheel early and had to come back down after that, and we didn't have track posi...

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Tyronn Lue says the Cavaliers were 'too nice' to start the Finals

Tyronn Lue says the Cavaliers were 'too nice' to start the Finals

If the Warriors can close out the tough-to-eliminate Cavs on Monday, they would become the first Bay Area team to capture a championship at home since the A's finished the Los Angeles Dodgers in G...

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Fan spends over six figures on NBA Finals Game 5 tickets

Fan spends over six figures on NBA Finals Game 5 tickets

Kevin Durant , who joined the team from the Oklahoma City Thunder before the season, led the way for the Warrriors with 39 points on the night and was named the most valuable player of the National Ba...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan face South Africa in must-win match

Champions Trophy: Pakistan face South Africa in must-win match

Fast-bowler Hasan Ali was the star performer with the ball for Pakistan , taking 3-24, while Junaid Khan and Imad Wasim chipped in with two apiece. Imad trapped Amla (16) lbw with his second ball...

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

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

The Warriors won 129. Whether it's true or not, the story of Draymond Green calling Warriors general manager Bob Myers while sitting in his auto outside of Oracle Arena, demanding that the team do...

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Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for translator remarks

Red Sox announcer Remy apologizes for translator remarks

Tigers 4, Angels 0: Buck Farmer outlasted Alex Meyer in an unexpected pitchers' duel, and Justin Upton hit a three-run homer for Detroit in the eighth inning. Sabathia (7-2) had a nervous moment in t...

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Draymond Green eyes Game 5 redemption, not technical KO

Draymond Green eyes Game 5 redemption, not technical KO

Green did get whistled for a technical foul in game four Friday for a flailing arm, what was momentarily thought to be an ejecting offense as a second technical. "I thought they called it on Draymond"...

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Betting public banking on Warriors to close out Cavaliers

Can the Golden State Warriors finish off the Cleveland Cavaliers when the NBA Finals moves back to California for Game 5 tonight at 9PM ET? But back in Oakland for Game 5, can the Warriors do ...

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Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors

Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors

Getting that first championship for me was like having my first son". The first three games, helping guys up off the floor, smiling, talking to guys and - yeah, I didn't like that. Richard Jefferson ...

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Warriors' Kevin Durant is unanimous 2017 Finals MVP victor

This time, James gave way to KD, who was the NBA Finals MVP 10 years after being picked second in the NBA draft behind Greg Oden. While much of the attention in the "three-match" has been on Dur...

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Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

Nike also has its Jordan brand and years of industry dominance to fall back on, so a dethroning of King James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in this year's Finals should not take a significant toll on...

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Yankees take pitcher Clarke Schimdt with first-round draft pick

Yankees take pitcher Clarke Schimdt with first-round draft pick

The picks on Monday consist of the first round, then Competitive Balance Round A , followed by the second round, then Competitive Balance Round B. There are four minutes in between picks in the first...

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Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to claim French Open crown

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia beat third-seeded Simona Halep of Romania 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to win her first title. She also joins Kuerten among six unseeded French Open singles winners, with Ma...

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LeBron James spectacular again, but efforts not enough for Cavaliers

A team source said that a Warriors season-ticket holder sold the seats on the team's Ticketmaster resale site on Sunday night. The San Francisco Giants are tied with the Warriors with three, while...

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Curry vows more aggressive play after finals struggles

It's picked right up since they set an NBA Finals record of four in a Game first time out, and it's blocked their offence at times. Korver is shooting just 4-for-14 (28.6 percent) from three in the Fi...

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Man United to make Morata Spain's most expensive player

Manchester United are said to be close to taking advantage of the situation and are now favourites to sign the 24-year-old striker from Real Madrid . Morata is valued at around £64m by Real who ar...

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Cavaliers vs Warriors NBA Finals, Game 5 schedule

It's the first time in NBA history the same two teams have met in the NBA Finals , and Cleveland is trying to become the first team to come back in the Finals after being down 3-0. I just gav...

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India shoot SA out to seal semis slot

In one of the biggest turning points of India's match against South Africa today (June 11), a comedy of errors resulted in David Miller returning to the pavilion run-out, nearly immediately after ...

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Howard Fendrich: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

Howard Fendrich: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

Nadal - who won without dropping a set in the tournament for the third time - said he could not have imagined such success when he first won 12 years ago. Here's hoping we get to see them play out a f...

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Warriors beat Cavaliers to win NBA Finals

Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average point differential (plus-13.5) in league history. It all bega...

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Austin Dillon's fuel gamble yields first win

Austin Dillon's fuel gamble yields first win

Truex looked like he was going to cruise to a Stage 3 victory as well, but Kyle Larson hit the wall for the second time in the race to bring out a caution with eight laps to go. Some drivers and off...

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MLB's Scooter Gennett Calls 4-Homer Game 'Surreal,' And Others Agree

MLB's Scooter Gennett Calls 4-Homer Game 'Surreal,' And Others Agree

Up until Tuesday's game, Gennett wasn't exactly on fire coming into this particular contest against the Cardinals , CBS Sports reports . Tuesday night he was in left field and was in the throes of...

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

After becoming the first team to blow a 3-1 NBA Finals lead a year ago, the Warriors offered free agent Kevin Durant a two-year deal worth $54.27 million to be the difference-maker and possibly th...

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Toni Nadal hails 'brilliant' Rafa

Toni Nadal hails 'brilliant' Rafa

The Spaniard notched his memorable success on a second match point when three-time Grand Slam victor Wawrinka sent a backhand into the net. Nadal was given a time violation warning at the start of...

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Mohamed Salah expected to join Liverpool from Roma in deal approaching £40million

Mohamed Salah expected to join Liverpool from Roma in deal approaching £40million

While Salah's arrival looks increasingly likely, Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp reportedly wants seven players to join the club this summer. However, the winger snubbed advances from the Reds and made a...

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Warren Gatland launches defence of his coaching technique amid criticism of 'Warrenball'

However, the Lions squeaked home thanks to Anthony Watson's late score. Graham Henry, who was All Blacks head coach when they swept the Lions 12 years ago, called it "suicidal'". They would ...

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Roughriders' Young out 4-6 weeks with torn hamstring

Roughriders' Young out 4-6 weeks with torn hamstring

The bigger question is: Will the Roughriders move on without him? The injury happened on June 6, only four days before the Roughriders were scheduled to play their first preseason game . Saskatchew...

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Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win

Warriors dethrone Cavaliers, capture National Basketball Association title with 129-120 win

Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver. It's risky, and not for the faint of heart. However, he can't explain the defen...

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Twins draft California prep shortstop Royce Lewis at No. 1

Byron Buxton, now starting for the Twins after playing with the 2015 Lookouts, was Twins first pick and the second overall pick in 2012. And still the Washington Nationals used the 25th pick i...

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