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Cleveland Cavaliers deny Golden State Warriors historic series win

Cleveland Cavaliers deny Golden State Warriors historic series win

The Cavaliers went on to win Game 6 comfortably at home and edged the Warriors out in Game 7 at Oracle Arena. Looking at the way things have moved in the first three matches, the Cavs have to come up with something extra special to beat Warriors , who are favourites to win 4-0 and take home the National Basketball Association title.


Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Womens No. 3 seed Simona Halep of Romania made a comeback into the final at Roland Garros after three years with a three-set victory over the second-seeded Karolina Pliskova , while Latvian promising star Jelena Ostapenko got a flawless birthday gift as she overcame Timea Bacsinszky in the womens singles semifinals here.


Raikkonen on top ahead of Hamilton at Canadian Grand Prix

Raikkonen on top ahead of Hamilton at Canadian Grand Prix

It was a strong showing by Ferrari ahead of qualifying, though it is hard to judge Mercedes on a session which saw both drivers lose time. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel (5) of Germany gets ready to hit the track for the second practice session at the Canadian Grand Prix Friday, June 9, 2017 in Montreal .



Cavaliers avoid a sweep with offensive outburst, 137-116

Expectations had Cleveland and Golden State pitted against each other in an NBA Finals rubber match since the Cavaliers completed their historic 3-1 comeback on June 19, 2016. The NBA's best postseason run is the 15-1 mark of the 2001 Lakers, while the 1983 Philadelphia 76ers went 12-1. The Warriors simply were overrun from the outset.



Victor Lindelof set to undergo Man Utd medical

Manchester United are closing in on the £35 million signing of Benfica defender Victor Lindelof . He is contracted until 2021 and although he has been tight-lipped over his future, he is believed to be close to signing for Jose Mourinho's men.



Stress test: High-wire Cavaliers still alive in NBA Finals

They set an NBA Finals record with NINE three-pointers in the 1st quarter, dropping a casual 39 points. Last season, the Cavs came back from down 3-1 to win the NBA Finals . The Warriors followed with a 16-4 run that included 3-pointers from Curry and Thompson, a three-point play from Durant in transition and four points from Shaun Livingston.