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Southgate to continue successful campaign with Scotland win

Harry Kane is merely a vice captain of Tottenham Hotspur , but tomorrow he'll wear the captain's armband for his country. I've shared the leadership around and that has been important for us as a team. "He was pretty chuffed [when told]". It's a great honour for a player and their family. The result means the Three Lions remain top of Group F after six games played, but their lead has been cut to three points following Slovenia's win over Malta.



Warriors can win it all in Cleveland tonight on KGMI

The Cleveland Cavaliers came back from 3-1 past year, but they will be doing it from 3-0 this time around as the Golden State Warriors look to take the NBA Championship away from home in Game 4 . The first two games at home saw the Warriors skip away easily as Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the charge, despite Klay Thompson going quiet. The second quarter featured more of the same as Cleveland set a Finals record with 86 first-half points, shooting 61 percent from the field.



French Open 2017: Simona Halep advances to final over Karolina Pliskova

In those later matches, No. 30 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland will face unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia, with both players celebrating birthdays on Thursday: Ostapenko's 20th, Bacsinszky's 28th. It looked like the same might happen in the third set when Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3 but Ostapenko had learned her lesson and clinched victory with a forehand into the corner - her 50th victor.


Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant double-team a reporter asking about his squatting

But Warriors stars Steph Curry and Kevin Durant aren't the only ones pumped to be just one win from the title. When asked about the gesture after the game, Curry denied any type of premeditation. well, you get the idea. The Cavaliers won Game 4, 137-116, to avoid being swept by the Warriors. The Warriors now lead the series 3-1, the same advantage they had previous year when the Cavaliers rallied to win three straight and capture the championship to stun Golden State.


Durant's big shot heroics show crowning moment has come

Durant's big shot heroics show crowning moment has come

But by the end of the game, the Cavaliers were exhausted. Once the Larry O'Brien trophy is handed out, the future of LeBron James and the Cavaliers immediately jumps to the forefront - in between the fawning over the heroic feats of Kevin Durant joining the 73-win team that he couldn't beat to win his first ring.


Cespedes returns to Mets' lineup in 1st game of doubleheader

Cespedes returns to Mets' lineup in 1st game of doubleheader

The Mets , concerned about his history with leg issues, have said they will be more careful with the 31-year old's workload. "You can say yes, but I like to play ball and just wanted to come back and play ball". "We have a chance". Cespedes (hamstring) is back in the lineup, playing left field and batting third Saturday, Marc Carig of Newsday reports. "No one knows my body better than me", Cespedes said through the team's translator.