Author: 0 The Warriors and Cavaliers get ready for Game 1 of The Finals

Key Matchup: Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James . It's the best regular season team in league history that lost in 2016 only due to a historic collapse, who then added a top-three player to the mix. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of th. LeBron also has three NBA Finals MVP Awards, trailing only Jordan's six. In fact, while LeBron was going through his odd mood in Cleveland against the Celtics, the guy who finished off Boston was Kyrie Irving .

Author: 0 Sports world reacts to Warriors' Game 1 domination of Cavs

Klay Thompson, playing more stellar defense while missing all five of his 3-point tries and scoring just six points, notched his 77th career postseason game to tie Jeff Mullins for most in franchise history. The Cavaliers shot 35 percent from the floor and 36 percent from long-distance; the Warriors , 43 and 36 percent, respectively. The former Texas Longhorns star Kevin Durant was magnificent in his first NBA Finals experience with the Golden State Warriors .

Sports Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail
Author: 0 Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

During a field sobriety test, Woods swayed as he straddled the white line and could not take a step in the heel-to-toe method. The golf icon still manages to get a laugh from officers even though he slurs his words and finds it hard to follow instructions following his DUI arrest .

Author: 0 Truex Jr. Takes Points Lead

Truex said this success is as much about the quality of communication with his crew as it is about Truex's own comfort driving here. "I don't know why that happened, but it broke, so then the rear-end was moving around and I couldn't drive it".

Sports Melton firm helps Sri Lankan Champions Trophy bid
Author: 0 Melton firm helps Sri Lankan Champions Trophy bid

Working closely with Sri Lankan coach Nic Pothas, the former South African worldwide cricketer, Alan introduced specialised training to help reaction and eye-hand co-ordination to the team. Expect him to be placing an unusually keen emphasis on being that very "doer" over the next couple of weeks. South Africa have won their last seven ODIs against Sri Lanka‚ and dismissed them in six of them - four times for fewer than 200.

Sports Penguins fail to close out Senators
Author: 0 Penguins fail to close out Senators

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan , Ottawa Senators coach Guy Boucher and referee Kelly Sutherland were mic'd up to capture the sounds of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final between the Penguins and Senators in Ottawa .

Author: 0 Players must gang up to weaken the 'Big Four', says Wilander

Zverev, who is regarded as one of the most gifted players on tour, broke his racket during the fourth set. Jack Sock went to the island of Mallorca ahead of the French Open , planning to train with Rafael Nadal . 5 Elina Svitolina headline women's play. The victor of 23 Grand Slam singles titles is not playing for the rest of this season because she is pregnant.

Author: 0 Posey avoids "big guys tumbling" in Nats-Giants brawl

Harper , a Nationals outfielder, immediately pointed his bat at the Giants reliever and headed toward the mound. "I mean, that's the prime time to hit somebody if you're going to hit them, it looked like it was intentional to me", he said .

Sports South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153
Author: 0 South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

But England took the three-match series 2-1 despite being well-beaten in a match where only 60 overs out of a scheduled 100 were bowled. Ganguly made 7,000 runs in 174 innings. England - who were without Ben Stokes due to a knee injury - had scored 669 runs in the previous two matches but hopes of another 300-plus total ebbed away very quickly as Kagiso Rabada (4-39) and Wayne Parnell (3-43) tore through their top order.

Sports Murray through to 3rd round at French Open
Author: 0 Murray through to 3rd round at French Open

After he cruised past Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets the first round, Kyrgios won a combined three games in the final two sets of the match. The action served as a form of catharsis for Kyrgios, he said, and while he blamed his actions on frustration, he also recognized that his move did not set a great example for younger tennis fans.

Sports Preds expect Rinne to bounce back in Game 2
Author: 0 Preds expect Rinne to bounce back in Game 2

This 1-1 period was chocked full of hard checking and some extra activities after play was stopped. Nashville's Pontus Aberg and Guentzel scored in the first for a 1-1 tie that carried into the third. This one would have been Pittsburgh's fifth goal of the game and thus didn't materially affect the outcome. The first shift in the third period, we score.

Sports Knicks trying to trade for Blazers' first round pick
Author: 0 Knicks trying to trade for Blazers' first round pick

According to the New York Post, the Nets have also discussed a possible deal with the Trail Blazers. NY has hosted workouts for several players who might fall into the mid-to-late first round, including North Carolina forward Justin Jackson and big man Tony Bradley , per sources .

Sports Warburton to lead Lions in opener
Author: 0 Warburton to lead Lions in opener

Ulster's Rory Best and Iain Henderson are both in Warren Gatland's starting line-up to face the Provincial Barbarians on Saturday. Sexton and late call-up Greig Laidlaw form Warren Gatland's half-back pairing, while centres Ben Te'o and Jonathan Joseph , as well as winger Anthony Watson , ensure a strong English representation among the backs.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy kicks off today: India ready to defend title

The host enter the major ICC tournament after managing a 2-1 series victory over South Africa . Shakib Al Hasan has won the most Man-of-the-Match awards for Bangladesh but he hasn't won one since the first ODI against Afghanistan in September past year.

Sports Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger's future to be decided later this week

The Frenchman has been with the Gunners since 1996 and said on Wednesday he "does not know" if the match against Chelsea will be his last as boss. Indeed, the German giant finished up with the most clearances, aerial duels won and shots blocked of any Arsenal player, whilst weighing in with two tackles and one clearance.

Author: 0 Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

The Cavaliers know that they can give the Warriors a lot of problems but they also know that they are in for a hard battle. Draymond Green got suspended for hitting LeBron in the groin area late in game 4 ( Warriors won that night 108-97).

Sports Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead
Author: 0 Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

The tension between the two teams came to a head in the third period. After the Pittsburgh Penguins chased him from the net in a 4-1 win on Wednesday, he might want to get back to that happy place again. PITTSBURGH (AP) - By coach Peter Laviolette's math, the Nashville Predators have been pretty good for all but 10 minutes of the Stanley Cup Final .

Author: 0 2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

Petra Kvitova is looking forward to it being business as usual after her comeback ended with defeat in the second round of the French Open . "Now I have to find to myself again and just try to forget the clay court season as soon as possible and then reset for the grass courts".

Author: 0 Djokovic eliminates Del Potro to advance to Italian Open semis

It is not a long-term commitment, but Becker, who coached Djokovic to six Grand Slam titles in three years, has hailed it as an "excellent choice". The surprises didn't end there, as afterwards Djokovic announced that his new coach would be former great Andre Agassi .