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Splash! Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

Even before Durant came aboard, Golden State had a trio of stars in Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green . Fans seem to want to point to LeBron James joining the Heat and now Kevin Durant going to the Warriors as some novel concept.

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title, stopping Arreola

If he can stay out of harm's way by establishing his jab, and using his feet to control range, Deontay Wilder will successfully retain his WBC Heavyweight title! Wilder, 30, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama wanted to still fight and not disappoint his fans.

Portugal's Pepe fit for final against France

I am very demanding of myself. "That's what they bring to the team", he added. FC's Roberto Martinez and Craig Burley discuss France's and Portugal's lineups for the European championship final. Security forces have three key venues to protect: The Stade de France stadium hosting the final - outside of which three suicide bombers blew themselves up previous year, the 92,000-capacity fan zone in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower, and the Champs-Elysees boulevard, which will likely be ...

UFC Statement On USADA Flagging Lesnar For Potential Anti-Doping Violation

Lesnar received the exemption because he didn't retire while USADA was overseeing UFC's anti-doping policy, and because a long time had passed since Lesnar left the promotion. Have you had enough Brock Lesnar news yet? WWE will be wise to capitalize on Lesnar's mainstream success stemming from his UFC victory, though unfortunately for them, neither Brock nor Paul Heyman were available for RAW this past Monday to relish in the fallout on WWE programming.

UFC 200: Anderson Silva steps in to fight Daniel Cormier

Silva, 41, has fought at 205lb on three previous occasions, recording victories over James Irvin , Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar . Wrestling was the name of the game for Cormier as he started employing ground-and-pound and ground Silva's energy away controlling the fight from the top.

Murray Outlasts Tsonga To Reach Wimbledon Final Four

The crowd were unbelievable today. "I think both of us did that". Murray is aiming for his 20th Grand Slam semi-final, which would take him to eighth on the Open Era list. The second set went by in a flash with Murray easing through in 26 minutes, a whole 50 minutes quicker than the marathon opener. The Frenchman started the second set eager and focused.

Thibaut Courtois critical of Belgium manager Marc Wilmots after Euro 2016 exit

One of those players is Gareth Bale, who will come up against Real Madrid team-mates Ronaldo and Pepe in Lille. "We have to continue with our work and stick to it", Bale finished. "It's just incredible", said Bale, who scored the victor when the sides met in qualifying in Cardiff last summer. Here's how #WAL swept #BEL aside and set up a #EURO2016 semi-final v #POR ...

Heated exchange between Nick Saban, Paul Finebaum continues off the air

WAFB's Jacques Doucet asked Saban to share his thoughts about the current police situation in Baton Rouge Wednesday at SEC Media Days in Hoover . In it, he used his fingers to note the small amount of marijuana found in the auto and insinuated the arresting officers were disgruntled LSU fans.

Emmanuel Sanders' contract talks put on hold by Denver Broncos

When we have more updates on Von Miller and his contract situation, Predominantly Orange will let you know. The two sides reportedly will talk today - one week before the deadline for franchised-tagged players to sign long-term deals. A six-year, $114.5 million contract would make Miller the highest-paid defender in the National Football League based on average salary per year. Miller made 11 sacks in the regular-season games and five in the playoffs, including a tackle and strip that set ...

Giants will let Bumgarner hit for himself in AL park

One of the best hitting pitchers in the game, Bumgarner erased thoughts of four decades without a National League team having a pitcher hit for himself in an AL park by opening the third with a double to center. Oakland (35-44) added a run in the bottom of the fourth on a double high off the wall by Billy Butler, and a line-drive RBI single up the middle by Jake Smolinski , his 16th RBI of the season.

World champions Germany meet hosts France in enticing clash

The combative midfielder strained a ligament in the same knee that sustained two serious injuries this season and put his availability for Euro 2016 in doubt. "I said before the tournament that I've never seen so much depth of quality in our team as we have now so I'm sure we can compensate", he said. A World Cup victor with France in 1998, before lifting the European Championship two years later, Deschamps is in the relatively unique position of contending the title as a coach after winning ...

Bruins sign David Backes to $30 million, 5-year deal

Backes' agent, Wade Arnott confirmed the deal less than a half-hour into the start of the free-agent period. Backes played his first 10 years in the National Hockey League with the Blues , totaling 206 goals and 460 points. He also brings 49 games of playoff experience to the Bruins who're starting to move towards a younger less experienced lineup. The native of West Seneca, New York has 184 goals and 236 assists over 790 career games with the Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes, ...

Basketball Coaching Legend and Olympian Pat Summitt, 64

Summitt was there coach and she was able to get her ladies to play as a team and win championships. She also coached the 1984 US Women's Olympic team to a gold medal, and was a player and co-captain on the US women's silver medal-winning side in the 1976 Games.

Lagerback dismisses talk of England job

Already Iceland has created the standout story of Euro 2016 by knocking out England in the round of 16. Their charge to the last eight has drawn comparisons to the surprise exploits of Leicester, who shocked the football world by claiming a maiden English Premier League title in 2015-2016.

Can Red Bull use home ring advantage to attack Mercedes?

Hamilton said he felt that the problems were singling him out, and that the other seven drivers using Mercedes engines were not suffering the same issues. "I will find out where I will take that penalty or penalties". "So essentially the chances of Nico winning and me finishing second or further back are obviously higher".

Jeremy Lin could cash in big with free agency

A short four seasons ago, former Harvard Crimson point guard Jeremy Lin set Madison Square Garden on fire with his outstanding play for the New York Knicks in the phenomenon known as Linsanity . Lin officially declined his player option on July 22nd when the deadline to accept it passed. " Most of all, I have to be very happy", Lin said, as translated by Popo Chung.

Lee-Anne Pace withdraws from Rio Games because of Zika

No matter what he decides, Spieth believes golf's place in the Olympic program moving forward is in jeopardy due to the number of withdrawals that have occurred already: "No matter what I do there's already been enough players [withdrawing] that I think it'll definitely have an impact".

Murray wins record fifth Queen's

Raonic, the world number nine, had suddenly seen his trademark serve desert him and Murray broke in the first game of the third set, holding his nerve to win the match and surpass Boris Becker, Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Roddick, Roy Emerson and John McEnroe with his fifth win at the tournament.

Landry sinks, then resurfaces at US Open

Players started the third round at 3 p.m. EDT and the leaders were set to tee off at about 5. It won't be Johnson in the final pairing with Lowry when the last round gets underway Sunday afternoon. "And today, I holed some putts as well, so 'A-plus.' At the end, it was a very good day on a very hard course like this". With no rain expected on the weekend the course will dry out more and that will make things more hard for those who still have 54 holes to play.

Juneteenth celebrations begin in Charlottesville

There are conflicting stories as to why freedom was hidden from these enslaved black people for so long after slaveholders were mandated to release those they had enslaved for almost 250 years. Perhaps if we shed more light on the celebrations that we've have through various social media channels ( Facebook , Twitter , Instagram ) then the government will take heed to our efforts.

Taylor Swift , Tom Hiddleston offer a kiss

According to The Sun , they actually became acquainted at the Met Gala in May. People created a timeline to document how Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston's romance may have started. It looks like she wants to completely cut all ties with her the EDM DJ since she deleted him from all of her social media accounts. "It was so charming and really put a smile on her face".

Von Miller turns down Broncos' $114.5 million contract offer

On Monday, Thomas visited the White House, along with the rest of the Super Bowl champion Broncos, a trip that included a meet-and-greet with the man who set his mother free. "The most important thing is that he's OK", said Broncos coach Gary Kubiak when asked about the incident. Klis also reports issues with Ryan Clady and Demaryius Thomas created the impetus for Miller's moved-up deadline (teams have until July 15 to sign franchise-tag players).

Mourinho-Guardiola face off for 1st time in EPL on Sept. 10

Other notable games include the Boxing Day fixture which is an away trip to Old Trafford to face Jose Mourinho's Manchester United . A clash with the Foxes wasn't one of the fixtures that fans will have looked for first in previous seasons but that all changed with their extraordinary title-winning campaign.

Switzerland and Romania draw 1-1 at Euro 2016

France's Dimitri Payet, 3rd right, scores his side's second goal during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer match between France and Romania, at the Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, Friday, June 10, 2016. And Deschamps, who remained tight-lipped on team selection, said: 'Paul can do better obviously but I'm not disappointed in his performance. Albania will be against Lorik Cana who got red card against Switzerland .

Russian Sports Minister: No Point in Appealing 'Excessive' UEFA Sanctions

It said any further incidents of violence inside a stadium would lead to the suspension being lifted and instant disqualification. Reacting to the warning, Russian Federation coach Leonid Slutsky said in France: "We are sure that our supporters will not do the same and will not give any reasons to disqualify our team".