Golden State went 67-15 this season in locking up the top seed in the Western Conference. Everybody for the last 10 years knew how good he was, but until you break through and win that first championship, there's always still something there.
As to skepticism regarding whether the Warriors had time to unanimously decide not to make the trip after winning the National Basketball Association title, the notion that the question somehow came up after the confetti dropped (after the fourth win, not after the first three) overlooks the very real possibility that, at some point during the team's dominant playoff run, they decided among themselves that if/when they win, they won't be going to the White House .
Either he or Manchester United's David De Gea were almost a guarantee to be in between the posts at the Bernabeu next season. Thibaut Courtois has rejected Chelsea's opening offer of a new contract but both parties hope to agree a new deal despite interest from Real Madrid, Goal understands.
Nadal, who has now closed back to within three of Federer's all-time record with a 15th slam title, said in halting French: "It's truly incredible". "I won all the matches with unbelievable results". But the barrel-chested "Stanimal" was powerless as Nadal turned the final into an exhibition of his clayclourt supremacy - taking his French Open record to an eye-watering 79-2.
Real Madrid have expressed "full confidence" in Cristiano Ronaldo after their star forward was accused of tax fraud by the Spanish authorities. It adds it is convinced Ronaldo "will demonstrate his complete innocence". LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to be unconcerned despite being accused by a Spanish state prosecutor of defrauding the government of millions of euros (dollars) in unpaid taxes.
Pekka Rinne silenced the critics for the second straight game with a 23 save performance for his 14th win of the playoffs that continued the Predators strong play on home ice. He gave up three goals overall. Rinne insisted his confidence isn't shaken though he was disappointed with Thursday's result. "It's just one of those things it slipped out of my hand", Crosby said.
Chelsea are proposing a €155m double deal for the duo that blows United's offer out of the water, though they may not move for James if they can not sign Morata too. He is a classic striker for a Jose Mourinho side, as he is strong and capable of dealing with the physical side of the game. Or are they not needed at Old Trafford? As revealed by Telegraph Sport in April, United have made Morata their top target to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic and are close to clinching his signature.
US Vice-President Mike Pence has hired a lawyer known for defending government officials in high-profile investigations to help him with probes into whether there were ties between the election campaign of President Donald Trump and Russian Federation.
With its upgraded specs, Microsoft assures users that games will look better when played with the Xbox One X, given that the games reach the console's needed extra horsepower. The company did announce "Sea of Thieves", "Crackdown 3", "State of Decay 2" and " Forza Motorsport 7 ", but all of those were already known about prior to E3 2017.
As fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday following a night of celebrating, city crews were busy hanging championship banners along the parade route. I'd be honored to welcome the team to the U.S. Capitol. West has called Trump's election "disappointing" and "disheartening" while Kerr has chastised Trump for using "racist, misogynist, insulting words".
Golden State locked up its fifth championship in franchise history with a 129-120 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Earlier in the season, Curry , responding to Under Armour CEO Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank calling President Donald Trump an "asset" to the United States, jokingly said that he agreed - if you remove "the ET from asset".
Sabathia (7-2) has won five straight starts for the first time since April 2012. BRAVES 14, PHILLIES 1 Mike Foltynewicz allowed only four hits in seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis drove in five runs and host Atlanta crushed Philadelphia to end the Phillies' four-game winning streak.
Yup, we all get it, buddy. After a fan handed Cole her makeshift Stanley Cup , he gladly raised it in the air in triumph. Certainly, history bears out just how hard it is to win three consecutive Stanley Cups . He, Phil Kessel and Letang are all under contract through 2022. In just the past year Crosby has won his 2nd Stanley Cup , 1st Conn Smythe, the Gold at World Cup, 3rd Stanley Cup and 2nd Conn Smythe, that was all in the time frame of June 12, 2016, to June 11.
Their opposite number Bairstow - brought in to open for the first time in worldwide cricket in place of the out-of-form Jason Roy - had responded with a battling 43, but on a used pitch that precluded fluent strokeplay as the ball swung too, England could never get a foothold and folded tamely in their attempt to set a defendable total.
PARIS Ripping a screaming forehand straight through the tennis textbook, Latvian Jelena Ostapenko blazed into the French Open final with a 7-6 (4) 3-6 6-3 win over Swiss Timea Bacsinszky in a battle of the birthday girls on Thursday.
Mr. Brinkman was watching the house while they were away, the sheriff said. The bodies of 45-year-old Suzanne Taylor and her daughters, 18-year-old Kylie Pifer and 21-year-old Taylor Pifer , were found Sunday in one bedroom at their home in North Royalton , Ohio , about 18 miles outside Cleveland, according to the North Royalton Police Department.
According to The Indian Express , Aamer Sohail said: "Sarfraz needs to be told that you have not done anything great". There is no reason for you (Sarfraz) to rejoice. Bangladesh is the TAB's $5 rank outsider in its semi-final against India tonight, but such is the unpredictable nature of 50-over cricket that the price looks generous.
The Men in Blue cruised to a total of 319 thanks to great knocks from Rohit Sharma (91 from 119 balls) and Virat Kohli (unbeaten 81), before their bowlers took over and obliterated Pakistan's lineup. Sharma's innings was ended after he responded to Kohli's call for a single. The team were all out for 164 in 33 overs. Millions of supporters watched the game as teams fight for national pride at Edgbaston .
Andrew Benintendi hit two home runs, Chris Sale pitched six innings to earn his sixth straight win and Boston beat Baltimore 7-3 Sunday for a split of the four-game series. Tyler Clippard would come into the game after Tanaka. Smith had an RBI double to score Daniel Robertson, and Dickerson and Evan Longoria followed with RBI hits to tie it 3-3.
New Zealand have the pedigree, but it would be foolish to rule out Bangladesh , given their improved showing in this format in recent years. The duo batted brilliantly for 34.5 overs for the fifth wicket and orchestrated a sensational comeback for Bangladesh after a devastating three-over three-wicket opening spell from Tim Southee (3/) had rocked their run chase .
With the picturesque par-72 course set up at a monstrous 7,845 yards, Erin Hills had been expected to live up to the US Open's billing of being the toughest test in golf. The Washington County Sheriff's Office said its initial investigation shows the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems. Jordan Spieth shot a one-over 73 and was unable to finish off many good opportunities that would have allowed him to climb up the leaderboard.
Morgans men are through to the Champions Trophy semi-finals following their victory over New Zealand , but the same can not be said for the Aussies, who will be out of the tournament should England win. "It's a great feeling - obviously we've got one more game against the Aussies and it would be nice to beat them and go unbeaten in the group stage".
The theme park will provide over 20 different attractions in a space that is well over 500,000 square feet capacity in its indoor capacity and over 130,000 square feet that will cater for outdoor activities. The park will supposedly use virtual and augmented reality to show highlights of his career and even allow training sessions with a virtual Messi. While Messi is now promoting his interests away from the field, he has also been quizzed on football matters.
Williamson, on 74 at that stage, raced to record his first ODI hundred against Australia . Skipper Kane Williamson (100 off 97 balls) scored a blistering century to help his side post a formidable target. "We bowled both sides of the wicket". Guptill and Williamson will be the key to New Zealand , and also crucial to the side's fortunes will be the form of the experienced Ross Taylor, Corey Anderson and Luke Ronchi .
Pelosi invites Warriors to Capitol amid rumors National Basketball Association champs may snub Trump
The Patriots were the first team to visit Trump during his presidency, and Trump hosted the NCAA football champion Clemson Tigers earlier this week. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year. "Has anyone ever thought that Donald Trump was a great leader?" In February , Curry , who is paid to endorse Under Armour apparel, took strong issue with that company's CEO, Kevin Plank, calling Trump an "asset".
Kaiser Convention Center". The win provided redemption for the Warriors , who brought Kevin Durant over from the Oklahoma City Thunder last offseason to bolster their already high-powered offense. He knocked down a 17-foot fadeaway over James early in the fourth quarter, then assisted on a 3-pointer by Andre Iguodala the next time down as the Warriors pulled away.
In a rare moment of unity, congressional Republicans and Democrats took to the field for their annual charity game at Nationals Park Thursday, just 36 hours after a shooting rampage which left one of their colleague fighting for his life. He will require additional surgeries. One of the two Capitol Police officers who returned fire at Wednesday's practice. She remains in good condition at MedStar hospital in good condition.
Hoge played in six games for the Irish in 2016 and was the 2015 Notre Dame Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year. Cameron Smith once caught a touchdown pass against Notre Dame while playing with Arizona State . The former Coppell wide receiver played three seasons in Tempe where he saw action in 30 games and started 18 over his Sun Devil career. Chip Long was the tight ends coach at Arizona State in 2014 and the recruiting coordinator for the Sun Devils when Smith was originally ...
Graphic illustration by Michael Meredith. UFC president Dana White said Wednesday that there will be fines and penalties in place if such actions were to occur. The contest, nearly certain to be the biggest grossing event in boxing history, was confirmed on Wednesday and is set to take place at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on August 26 .
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton , of Great Britain, holds up a racing helmet of former F1 driver Ayrton Senna after winning pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal , Saturday, June 10, 2017. The stewards said they would look at it after the race. Perez and Ocon had to settle for fifth and sixth respectively, while Kimi Raikkonen after starting fourth on grid finished at seventh.
However, Napoli are ready to play hardball for their prized asset who joined the Serie A club from Genk in 2014 and had previously stated that they would like to keep their best players to mount a serious challenge for the league title next season.
While Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green each sacrificed in their own way to return to the top of the National Basketball Association world, it was Durant who endured the harshest criticism for his move from Oklahoma City to the Bay.
Today, Mr. Trump is expected to announce that he will roll back Obama-era changes to US policy toward Cuba. And it will not limit travel by or remittances from Cuban Americans, as former President George W. His new directive will bar independent travel to Cuba, meaning U.S. tourists will only be able to join licensed tour groups. "The president has made clear that he will look toward repressive regimes in this hemisphere", the same senior administration official said.
The taxman cometh for Cristiano Ronaldo . They also alleged that Ronaldo greatly reduced his tax rate by falsely reporting that some of his income came from real estate. Cristiano Ronaldo has denied ever hiding any income from the taxman or committing any tax fraud in Spain . Ronaldo and the rest of Portugal's team are flying to Russian Federation to play at the Confederations Cup as European champions.
Washington guard and projected No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz worked out with the Lakers no Thursday. The Lakers also hosted individual workouts for Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox and Kansas guard/forward Josh Jackson this week, after previously watching Jackson in Sacramento and Fox in Thousand Oaks through his sports agency.