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Patty Mills: Warriors one of the NBA's greatest ever teams

They are called the Golden State Warriors, but they don't belong to all of California. Durant's decision to depart the Oklahoma City Thunder and join the Warriors was criticized by many, but winning the title provided redemption for the National Basketball Association star.



French Open roundup from day seven

A remarkable effort saw Del Potro break back for 5-5, before he dropped serve and allowed his opponent to control proceedings and take the set 7-5 with his fourth ace of the day. After losing to Murray in the first round, Del Potro showed a moment of emotion as he smacked his racquet angrily and slumped on the net before resuming the second round.


Birmingham win will not have any relevance: Kohli

Birmingham win will not have any relevance: Kohli

Yet even by their own "unpredictable" standards, Pakistan's transformation since that reverse has been remarkable and on Wednesday they knocked previously unbeaten tournament hosts England out of the competition with a comprehensive eight-wicket win in Cardiff .



Double bogey taints Hadwin's second round at US Open

Lurking three off the pace are American Brian Harman and Englishman Tommy Fleetwood both with holes to play. Schauffele, ranked 352nd in the world, launched his second round with a par after an opening 66 on Thursday. Jordan Spieth couldn't get anything going on the greens and finished with a 73. McIlroy was playing just his seventh tournament of 2017 due to a rib injury.



England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler

But after Mark Wood found extra bounce to remove Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson for 87, it began a collapse that saw New Zealand lose their last eight wickets for 65 runs. The Australians - who have been bedevilled by the weather with two no results against Bangladesh and New Zealand - could still go through depending on the outcome of the other group game between the Kiwis and the Bangladeshis.



Scotland denied win over England in insane finish at Hampden

England looked to be crawling towards a just deserved albeit boring 1-0 win thanks to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's finish but two wonder strikes from Leigh Griffiths in the 87th and 90th minute put Scotland on the brink of their first win against the Three Lions since 1985.