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Golden State Warriors fans are using the word dynasty to describe this year's championship team. It's unique, it's something that you don't want to see end at all. In history it's happened three times: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson with the Lakers; and Julius Erving and Moses Malone with Philadelphia. There's obviously a domino effect.
  • Day done, McIlroy also likely to miss US Open cut

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    Open. What raises immediate questions about Erin Hills is the number of players under par, even with so many top stars struggling. "I'm just excited to get a run of golf now", he added. Open newcomers. A bogey at the extremely hard par-4 fourth hole was the only blip on the front nine, and he made the turn at one-over for the day. But that's not all that makes the possibilities so limitless Saturday.
  • Yuvraj's innings was the difference: Virat Kohli

    Yuvraj's innings was the difference: Virat Kohli

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    However, Yuvraj's innings stood out despite the team's all-round effort, and Kohli thanked his senior teammate for taking the pressure off him when he wasn't middling the ball well. Rohit was unfortunate to miss out on a century as he was run-out in the nineties. "I think that really deflated the opposition and that gave me a bit of time to settle in from the other end", Kohli said.
  • Tigers put DH Victor Martinez on DL with irregular heartbeat

    Tigers put DH Victor Martinez on DL with irregular heartbeat

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    He was originally treated in the clubhouse for dehydration, but was taken to the hospital when symptoms continued. "It's scary. It's not something at his age (38) you would generally consider an issue or something to worry about". Ausmus has also said he'll use the vacant DH spot to get rest for veterans like Miguel Cabrera , J.D. Martinez and Justin Upton. He drilled 27 home runs previous year and gives the Tigers another power threat in the order alongside the likes of Miguel Cabrera , ...
  • Shock win - Pakistan through to Champions Trophy final

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    That was not the case in Group A victories over Bangladesh , New Zealand and Australia as Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett and others rose to the occasion with wickets when England needed them. We didn't adjust and 200 isn't competitive. Pakistan's players acknowledged the strong crowd support on Wednesday by walking a lap of the ground at the end of the match , particularly applauding the vocal supporters on the south-eastern side of the ground.
  • Hussain says pitch blameless in England defeat

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    Morgan's men reached 128 for two but faltered alarmingly to be bowled out for 211 as Hasan Ali (three for 35) exemplified an outstanding performance from the visitors' attack on a dry surface which suited them ideally. "As we've seen, a lot of teams have surprised the opposition and we're certainly not taking anything for granted". It has had a couple of old soldiers step away, but it have always been known to bring in new talent.
  • Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

    Golden State Warriors NBA Championship Victory Parade

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    The down-on-its-luck city that always seems to take a back seat to San Francisco will get a rare to sit back and celebrate itself Thursday in a parade and rally for the hometown Golden State Warriors and their second National Basketball Association championship in three years.
  • Paul Casey shares US Open lead after birdie run

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    With only eight shots separating top to bottom going into the weekend, someone from way back has a chance to make up ground in a hurry. I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did. Eight of the top 12 players in the world won't be around for the weekend at Erin Hills, leaving a tournament as open as the land on which it was built.
  • US Open filled with limitless possibilities, few stars

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    And then he came up short of the 17th green and dropped one more shot that sent him home early to spend time with his newborn son. "So, it should be a fun weekend". "After yesterday's round, I received a couple of tips from different people, and it seemed to work well", he said. Matsuyama is part of the group at 5 under (that also includes Open rookies Si Woo Kim, Xander Schauffele and amateur Cameron Champ) and had a simple explanation why: "The biggest difference was I putted very well ...
  • Hector Bellerin pledges to makes heartfelt donation to victims of London fire

    Hector Bellerin pledges to makes heartfelt donation to victims of London fire

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    Even if Bellerin plays just 90 minutes - equivalent to one full match - he will stump up £4,500 the worthy cause, which will be a huge help in itself. Given the generous nature of the pledge you would think Bellerin would include any extra time, so that figure could increase further . Manchester City starlet Raheem Sterling has also pledged his support - vowing to donate a "substantial sum".