West will not have any official powers in the Clippers' organization, but his wisdom and the respect he holds throughout the National Basketball Association should serve them extremely well. He has since won eight rings, including six as the general manager of the Lakers. West was a Hall of Fame basketball player for the NBA Lakers (he is the logo, after all), and served as the GM of the Lakers for 20 years and Grizzlies for 10, winning Executive of the Year awards in 1985 and 2004.
A prosecutor in Spain accused the current holder of the Ballon d'Or of committing tax fraud to the tune of $16.5 million. The charges come months after Spanish newspaper El Mundo published leaked documents revealing details of the offshore holdings of several soccer players, including Ronaldo .
Durant and Curry sink LeBron's Cavs as Warriors reclaim National Basketball Association championship
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors to defeat LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday Night. Neither recorded a personal knockout, and each walked away with even greater respect for the other than they had 12 days earlier. In South Florida LeBron will always be appreciated for bringing two NBA titles to Miami and loathed for bolting to Cleveland and grumbled about for the two NBA Finals when he and Dwyane Wade ...
But Costa appears undeterred and seems open to moving elsewhere for six months to facilitate a switch back to Spain . Chelsea rejected a £76m bid for Costa from Chinese club Tianjin Quanjin in January and are therefore commanding a significant fee in order to help them in their pursuit of luring Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge .
It meant that Roland Garros would, come the weekend, crown a brand new women's Major champion, but who it would be remained wide open: Ask eight people, and the chances were they would each name a different woman. Neither of the men's quarterfinals matches on the day were able to get started, and before all play was canceled on the day, those two were canceled first.
The Stade de France encounter was the most concerning of those friendlies from a Three Lions perspective, with more high-profile friendlies lined up if and when World Cup qualification is wrapped up. There remains an inherent confidence within the group that they will be in Russian Federation next summer and Southgate remains upbeat, despite having won just three of his eight matches in charge.
The fourth-place team advances to a playoff against Asia's No. 5 nation. Costa Rica still has to play their second match of this round, where they will take on Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday night. The titanic tilt at the Estadio Azteca marked only the third time the Americans acquired a point in a qualifier played against Mexico in Mexico , equaling draws obtained in 1997 and 2013.
The Independent suggest the experienced Croatia global is "desperate" and "excited" to play under Jose Mourinho next season. Rumour has it that while Perisic is seemingly keen on making the switch to Old Trafford, Inter and Manchester United are still up to €15m apart in their respective valuations of the player.
Pakistan finished at 215 for the loss of two scalps. Pakistan started ICC Champions Trophy 2017 on a weak note after defeat against arch-rivals India in their first match of the tournament. "250/270 would have been". Not a single six was hit in their innings. For of the English batsmen got starts with Joe Root (46), Jonny Bairstow (43), Ben Stokes (34) and Eoin Morgan (33), but all failed to convert their starts into big scores.
Entering his ninth National Football League season, Maclin has posted 474 receptions for 6,395 yards and 46 touchdowns in 102 career games (100 starts). "I just felt like Baltimore made the most sense, from a football standpoint, from a comfort standpoint, from a personal standpoint", Maclin said June 14, wearing a purple No.
The 35-year-old striker agreed a one-year contract with the English club, with an option for second season on arrival last summer. Victor Lindelof has become Manchester United's first summer recruit after moving to Old Trafford for a fee understood to be 35million euros (£30.75million).
But do Manchester United need to worry about Chelsea making a Morata move? He knows Morata well, having given the player his Real Madrid debut in 2010. But asked if a deal was near completion, Lopez was more cautious, adding: "I can not say - we will see". The Welshman was again linked with United in the days leading up to winning his third Champions League title back in his hometown, but such reports have died off again in the time since.
Murray was not at his best but came back from a set down in the quarter-finals to defeat Kei Nishikori in Paris 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1. Murray's clash with Wawrinka is a repeat of the 2016 semi-final in Paris , which the Brit won in four sets.
Right now I'm a Chelsea player because I have a contract, but the coach does not want me there. "Atletico is among them, it would not mean not playing, they can loan me out to some team in Spain , Brazil or wherever, but I have to play".
The boxing format heavily favours the undefeated Mayweather who many consider to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. White said they would wear 10 ounce boxing gloves and added that his MMA client McGregor is confident of victory.
The ground umpire sent this decision to the third umpire and replays made it was clear that de Villiers had completed a brilliant run-out. Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has lauded Imran Tahir , branding him as the "best short form spinner in the world".
Led by Finals MVP Kevin Durant , Golden State outscored teams by 13.5 points per game during its historic postseason run that included sweeps of the Trail Blazers, Jazz and Spurs. Owner Joe Lacob will be pulling out his pocketbook to potentially give Curry a $200 million deal. They were the devastating force everybody expected them to be, and one could argue that they exceeded expectations in their first season together.
After the Golden State Warriors knocked out the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals Monday night, James was asked if he believes the league benefits from superstar players joining forces to chase titles. I think that the first two games we talked about a year ago, you can go over all the shootarounds the walkthroughs you want to go through, but until you actually get on the floor and play against this team , it's tough.
For the second time within three years, the Golden State Warriors are the NBA Finals champions after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers once again early this morning (Tuesday). "But one thing I know about LeBron James , though, he'll probably be back in the gym the start of July getting ready for next season". "I just wanted to lay it all out there".
Dexter Fowler was a regular atop the lineup when the Cubs won the World Series past year, but he signed a free agent contract with St. Louis in the offseason. "We have a nice group, and I believe in our group", Maddon said. Matz came through with an RBI infield single off starter Mike Montgomery, and Lagares trimmed it to 4-3 with a sacrifice fly.
For the moment, the Warriors are properly demanding that they be allowed to enjoy their hard-earned championship without dealing with the political stuff. "Maybe ( Trump ) doesn't (invite us) and we don't go, or we don't say anything and make a big deal of it, and he doesn't make a big deal of it and we go our separate ways", Iguodala said, though the report noted he's also known to be sarcastic.
Matt Holliday to second. Yankees sixth. Aaron Hicks lines out to deep right center field to Seth Smith . "They got a nice ballclub over there, so we're going to have to really fight for it". Yes, he did it again - another opposite-field mammoth shot . He already surpassed last year's home run and RBI totals, tallying 10 home runs and 36 RBI in just 50 games so far.
Monday night's win, which gave Golden State their second National Basketball Association title in the past three seasons, capped a near-perfect run through this year's playoffs and avenged last year's loss to LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers .
Golden State winning this championship became a near foregone conclusion to many when the league salary cap spike allowed the 73-win squad to add Kevin Durant last summer. "We fought, we competed, and we never gave in, but they beat us". Did LeBron have a case for Finals MVP?: This may be a stretch with how dominant Kevin Durant was.
Muguruza , however, said she was relieved her tournament was over, having had to cope with the huge pressure of defending the title in Paris . "I think it's important that the three matches I have played have not been easy at all". The 27-year-old Swiss came from a set down to upset Venus Williams 5-7 6-2 6-1 in her last-16 clash. The 14-time major victor is yet to drop a set, conceding just six games in the last two rounds as he strives to become the first man to win 10 titles at a ...
A Pennsylvania fish market is releasing a 40-pound catfish back into the river after the Pittsburgh Penguins victory parade . He spoke with Pittsburgh TV station WPXI after hopping off his parade truck near the intersection of Grant and the Boulevard.
Toronto drafted Lugbauer in the 21 round out of Arlington High School in Pleasant Valley, N.Y.in 2014 but he signed with MI instead. He's listed as a catcher on the MLB.com website so that may his future position. Pall had ERAs of 2.97 and 2.81 as a reliever in his first two seasons. Pitchers Billy Lescher and Jake Cousins were taken by the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals in the 17th and 20th rounds, respectively, and fellow pitcher Adam Bleday went in the 27th round to the Houston ...
Cleveland last season became the first team ever to overturn a 3-1 deficit in the best-of-seven finals but after falling 3-0 down this time around, they were only able to pull one game back before the Warriors finished the job . "I got nothing but love and respect for him, and I can't wait to compete against him again next season". "We're going down as one of the best teams ever and that's a special thing you can not take away from us", Warriors reserve Andre Iguodala said.
Lindelof has been a long-time target for United as they look to bolster their defensive options ahead of next season's return to the Champions League. Lindelof has always been linked with a move to United but he remained tight-lipped about a possible shift ahead of Friday's magnificent 2-1 win for Sweden over France in Stockholm, saying that he had a contract at Benfica he meant to honour.
FBI Evidence Response Team members mark evidence at the scene of a multiple shooting in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and others during a congressional baseball practice.
Raphael Varane was sent off before Kane equalised from the spot, but England couldn't take advantage of the extra man and Ousmane Dembele scored the victor for the hosts. In the last few years we've not got anywhere near those teams when it's come to tournaments and finals, so that's why we need to play them. "I didn't think we did quite as well as we would have liked, but that said they've got a lot of quality, they're one of the top teams in the world and it's where we want to be, ...
He proved all his critics wrong on Tuesday as he was declared the Most Valuable Player of the NBA Finals after his team beat Cleveland Cavaliers in the fifth game to clinch the championship. James had a spectacular series, averaging 33.6 points, 12 rebounds , and 10 assists . The Golden State Warriors have some wheeling and dealing to do, but prized assets Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are ready to commit to the National Basketball Association champions .
He was vilified in 2010 when he left the Cavs to join the Miami Heat - where he won two National Basketball Association titles - before returning to Cleveland four years later to help win a first championship for the city in 2016. Kyrie Irving , fighting through back tightness late in the game, had 26 points and J.R. Smith 25 for the Cavaliers , who, like the Warriors , were competing in their third straight Finals.
This year's different, though. I'd keep an eye on this as we get closer to Thursday. Crawford, who plans to retain his amateur status through at least this summer's U.S. Open after the USGA refused to give him an exemption. "It can do some weird things to it if you try to do too much out here", he said. "It just seems a lot easier from the outside than it does from the inside".
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told reporters Scalise was doing well after surgery. Senator Bernie Sanders confirmed media reports that 66-year-old IL man James T Hodgkinson was the assailant and had apparently volunteered on his presidential campaign last year.