Previewing the NBA Finals with BangTheBook Radio

There's no win here for him in the NBA Finals , unfortunately. But James will face long odds in the Warriors , who have demolished everybody in every way in a ideal 12-0 postseason and have added the brilliance of Durant to the two-time finalists.

Durant makes splash in Game 1 rout

Nobody has handed the Golden State Warriors a loss this postseason. No one else seemed to show up with the most glaring absences being Tristan Thompson , who had no points and four rebounds and was outplayed at times by Zaza Pachulia , and J.R.

Martina Navratilova: Margaret Court is a racist and a homophobe!

Martina Navratilova: Margaret Court is a racist and a homophobe!

The Australian also hit back at America's Martina Navratilova, who lashed out at the church pastor's "sick and dangerous" comments on gays in tennis and transgender children. I think the gay lobby. 'It's about the tennis, but it's also about who you are. The Czech-American said she had forgiven Court for comments she made in 1990, when she said Navratilova was a bad role model due to her homosexuality.

Penguins' soft-spoken Malkin lets play speak for itself

Perhaps as retaliation for the Cullen hit or perhaps in response to Subban clubbing Crosby during an earlier sequence, Chris Kunitz picked up two minutes for cross-checking Subban's head into the boards at 9:36. In Game 2 , the Penguins walked away late with a 4-1 win after being dominated much of the night. He got the Predators to this point and went into the series as an MVP favorite, but allowed four goals on 11 shots in Game 1 and then got the hook in Game 2 .

Champions League final: Real Madrid, Juventus eye history in Cardiff

On Ronaldo, Buffon eloquently said: "I'm not that conceited, I wouldn't dream of putting myself on the same pedestal as Cristiano". "Cristiano is a role model for everyone". We can show again what we are as a team. Real Madrid's head coach Zinedine Zidane watches Luka Modric during a training session at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff , Wales Friday June 2, 2017 .

Little left to chance as Lions head to New Zealand

Such is the crossflow of nationalities in world rugby, it is hardly surprising that a former All Black, Warren Gatland , should be masterminding the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand . All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen , meanwhile, has cast doubt on the Lions' tour fixture schedule. They did, though, earn a 14-14 draw in 1971 which sealed their only series victory in New Zealand .