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Cavs the champs, but Warriors the favorites in NBA Finals

Cavs the champs, but Warriors the favorites in NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love smiles as he fields questions before an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Oakland, Calif . By the time the Los Angeles Lakers met the Boston Celtics for the third time in the NBA Finals in the 1980s, defensive stopper Michael Cooper had enough with Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and the rest of the Celtics.


Juventus´ Khedira remembers no respect from Madrid fans

Juventus´ Khedira remembers no respect from Madrid fans

Former Juventus ace Stephen Appiah has thrown his weight behind the Italian champions to win the UEFA Champions League this season. Ronaldo who is Real Madrid's all-time leading goal scorer has however received backlash from fans this season at the Bernabeu and as finally voiced his frustration.



Champions League final talking points

The likelihood is that since the Welshman is not fully fit, he will have to start the game on the bench. He played a big part in the Juventus success story and will have made many friends there, lads who could be picking up a winners medal in Cardiff while he's off on his holidays.



Juventus have different level of belief now, says Allegri

The ex-striker played for the Old Lady from 1987 to 1988, in between his two spells at Anfield, and thinks the current Juve side have the organisation necessary to hold off Real Madrid's attack. Juventus , meanwhile, have a disappointing win-rate of just 20%, losing their fourth of five finals in 2015. Ronaldo has already added his name to more record books during this season's Champions League.



Root, Hales power England home

Bangladesh's innings started with the openers building a solid platform. Smith's side enjoyed a good hit out against Sri Lanka at a sun-baked Oval ground last Friday, chasing down 319 to win by two wickets. Root wrapped up the win with back-to-back fours in the 48th over, moving him on to 133 from 129 balls; skipper Morgan ended up with a 61-ball 75. He cut and pulled with ferocity to to complete the 50 off 71 balls.


Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1

Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) is defended by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. I'm telling myself I can't wait to go out there and play. "We made a lot of mistakes. 13-0. They constantly break records every year". SHUMPERT: We're not headed into this thinking that they're missing out on their X's and O's.