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LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

Having made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history to beat Golden State previous year, the Cleveland Cavaliers need an even better rally to defend the crown after Wednesday's 118-113 loss to the Warriors. But just as quickly as Smith made his " Cavs in 7" prediction, the tweet got deleted. "Kyrie's been hot all night, and I think that I just did a good job of not falling for any of his moves", Thompson said of that key sequence.



CT2017: Sri Lanka opt to field against India

Pakistan and Sri Lanka come next with 147 games against each other. But here, with the pacers not picking up the early wickets, there was pressure on the first change bowler. As a result of the spineless bowling, Sri Lanka won the game with eight ball remaining. It was a cakewalk from there. India batted calmly but smoothly and Sharma (78) and Dhawan (125) amassed a cool 138 runs for the first wicket, in under 25 overs.



Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

A three-time champion at Roland Garros, Kuerten will be honored before Sunday's final when he will receive his Hall of Fame ring during a ceremony marking 20 years since he won his first title in Paris . "I don't think we can ever see another guy like this", Kuerten said. Bopanna and Dabrowski, who were seeded seventh and had not dropped a set before the final, faced two match points when trailing 9-7 in the tiebreaker.


Real Madrid Rejects Manchester United Bid for a Striker

Real Madrid Rejects Manchester United Bid for a Striker

According to Forbes, United generated revenues of $765 million during the 2015-2016 season, $77 million more than both Barcelona and Real Madrid . "He ( Morata ) does not want to do a season like this again". The days ahead will tell us exactly how this will play out. "We have not received any offers from France". The Europa League and English Football League Cup winners have abandoned attempts to sign Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann , with Morata having emerged as Mourinho's ...



Wawrinka reaches semifinals of French Open

The defeat was Djokovic's first straight-sets loss at a major in four years and comes just 12 months after he completed the career Grand Slam here. Thiem set up a semi-final duel against nine-time champion Rafael Nadal who got a walkover after Pablo Carreno Busta retired with injury while trailing 6-2, 2-0 Djokovic hinted he may step back from the sport to regroup ahead of Wimbledon.



Tehran attackers were Iranians, committed terror attacks in Raqqa, Mosul

Police increased their patrols in the streets and subway stations of Tehran on Thursday, a day after a pair o. "I thought that children were playing with fireworks, but I realized people are hiding and lying down on the streets", Ebrahim Ghanimi, who was around the parliament building, told the AP.