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Game experience best way to prepare for Golden State Warriors

Kerr has been out since Game 2 of the Warriors' first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers . Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors didn't face very much adversity in Game 1 of ...

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Ashley Chase | Penguins shoot to thrill in third-period frenzy

It's like a preparation for the disappointment you know you're going to face. There were no goals scored in the second period but the Penguins made up for that in the third by scoring three times ...

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Juventus v Real Madrid: Ronaldo can ruin Buffon's Champions League final - Lineker

No club has managed successive trophies since the elite event was renamed in 1992 with the last repeat winners in the past Champions Cup format being AC Milan in 1989 and 1990. "It's a Champions Leag...

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NBA Finals Features a Number of Arizona Wildcats once again

The Warriors beat Cleveland for the 2015 crown but squandered a 3-1 lead past year as the Cavs made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history. "They were really good on both sides, being i...

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Buffon has no issue with closed roof for Champions League final

The last of its two titles was won in 1996, while Madrid has won five since then. The 32-year-old Portugal winger will be playing in the Champions League final for the fifth time in nine years. ...

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Leeds United rejected by Michael Laudrup over vacant manager role

Leeds United rejected by Michael Laudrup over vacant manager role

However, it seems the Spaniard isn't the only contender to fill the Elland Road vacancy, and if reports are to be believed, the club's new owner Andrea Radrizanni is also keen to discuss the role wi...

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Pens' Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Despite the netminder's struggles and his team quickly finding itself in a 2-0 series hole, the Preds will stick with their No. 1 backstop and see how he responds on home ice. She received the tex...

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Up 2-0, Penguins hope to play better

Up 2-0, Penguins hope to play better

The Predators have used their home-ice effectively in the playoffs, going 7-1 with their only loss coming to Anaheim in overtime. First it's the Penguins trying to repeat playing against a team th...

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KD, Warriors KO Cavs in Game 1

The Golden State Warriors asserted their dominance over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals , handing Cleveland its first road loss of the playoffs with a 113-91 result. Th...

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Lyon beats PSG in penalty shootout to win Champions League title

Coach Patrice Lair absolved Kiedrzynek of blame as PSG fell at the final Champions League hurdle for the second time in three seasons. Bouhaddi's opposite number Katarzyna Kiedrzynek had seconds...

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Ferrari has chosen its number one driver - Hamilton

Raikkonen was stoney-faced and more taciturn than usual when retired 2016 champion Nico Rosberg interviewed him by the podium. A harsh score, perhaps, bearing in mind he finished seventh having worke...

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The Finals: It's now NBA All-Star War

The Finals: It's now NBA All-Star War

The Cavs against the Golden State Warriors Thursday for an NBA Finals trilogy that might be the most exciting yet. The 2016 NBA Finals , for what it's worth, lasted six games. "They can score i...

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Free ATS Pick for the NBA Finals Game 2: Cavs vs. Warriors

They sure look unstoppable lately. In Game 1 , Thompson went scoreless for the first time in these playoffs and was limited to four rebounds. The Warriors held their own on the boards, an area ...

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Three things we learned from Game 2

Three things we learned from Game 2

Through two games in the Stanley Cup Final , Rinne and the Nashville Predators' first trip to the Final, Pekka has been the reason the Predators have lost two straight for the first time in this ...

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Sean Maguire To Join PNE

Sean Maguire To Join PNE

The 23-year has signed a three-year deal having scored 19 goals in 20 appearances so far this season. He'll continue with Cork for the remainder of the season before then linking up with his new Pre...

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We are completely calm ahead of India match, says Pak coach

Defending champions India will be aiming to shut out off-field controversies when they lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in their ICC Champions Trophy opener - a marquee contest where tension and...

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Lions 2017: Why the All Blacks will tame the Lions

France are the only northern hemisphere nation against whom the All Blacks have a winning percentage below 80. Once the suit snaps were taken, the lads changed into some more comfortable gear for th...

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Rihanna Is The Unspoken Goddess Of The NBA

Rihanna Is The Unspoken Goddess Of The NBA

While Kevin Durant does have a tiny bit of history crushing on Riri (but honestly, who doesn't?), he tried to play it cool in the post-game press conference, despite social media's best efforts to...

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The Loop Auckland hosts rugby activation for Lions tour

The Loop Auckland hosts rugby activation for Lions tour

Former Lions coach Sir Graham Henry dubbed the 2017 schedule "suicidal" while England boss Eddie Jones warned Warren Gatland's men will lose the three-Test series if they mimic Wales' playing st...

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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Pic: PA

Ramos more than Ronaldo has been Real's hero in beating Atletico in two of the past three Champions League finals , scoring in both games in Lisbon and Milan. "We're here: Juve-Real, the Champions...

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Juventus always get it right when it matters - Pirlo

Juventus aim to change the narrative of a string of heart breaking losses at the final. The clubs are two of the most frequent finalists in the last 25 seasons. Juventus can become the eighth Euro...

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Real Madrid lands 33rd La Liga title

Going into the final day of the season, Madrid led Barcelona by three points and therefore needed to earn just a point away at Malaga to secure top spot. Whilst it took him a few games to find h...

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LeBron: Durant the difference in Finals Game 1

Though he returned to the rotation for Games 3 and 4 of that series, he was hardly the explosive player who threw down 24 dunks in March. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been out with bac...

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Nadal cruises into fourth round of French Open

After Schwartzman broke for 6-5, Djokovic had four chances to force a tie-break but could not take any of them , the crowd feeding off the Argentinian's energy. "Before the match I felt well, I w...

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Trout beats Fish: His 16th homer helps Angels past Miami 5-2

They have dropped two and split two others. It was the longest period he had missed since becoming an everyday player in April 2012. "He got most of that one", manager Mike Scioscia dryly observed. ...

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Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors advance to NBA Finals

Flawless run. Perfectly calm. Leading by 14 points at half-time, the Warriors never looked in doubt at winning their third Western Conference title in a row. As Lacob put it: "I feel like we have ...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Shahid Afridi says, India will defeat Pakistan

But facing Mohammad Amir and an equally talented Junaid Khan in English conditions, despite Edgbaston showing signs of being a batting-friendly track, will be testing for the Indian batsmen. "England ...

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Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Expected to Work Out for Seahawks in Free Agency

Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Expected to Work Out for Seahawks in Free Agency

In a move to fill the team's backup quarterback spot behind Russell Wilson , the Seahawks will meet with former Bronco and free agent Austin Davis , according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. O...

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Who should start in goal for Nashville?

Who should start in goal for Nashville?

On the ice, the '91 Penguins were remarkably adept at scoring multiple goals in short bursts, scoring three goals in the first three minutes of Game 4, four goals in the first period of Game 5...

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Real Madrid fan Nadal hopes for more European glory

Real Madrid fan Nadal hopes for more European glory

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos kicks a ball during a training session at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff , Wales Friday June 2, 2017 . AS also focused exclusively on the highly-anticipated final,...

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Champions League Final: Buffon looks to become oldest winner

Ramos scored in both 2014 and 2016 UCL deciders as Madrid lifted the trophy in dramatic circumstances, both times against neighbours Atletico Madrid, and Zinedine Zidane's side are now aiming to b...

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LeBron James' leadership move makes big impact after Cavaliers game

With that said, they still have a real chance to fix what they did wrong and get better performances from their supporting cast and make this a series. "You can not simulate what they bring to the tab...

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Penguins' Bonino could miss Game 3

As most sports fans with a decent sense of vision would concur, the National Basketball Association has some bias and it sucks to be a fan of any team that doesn't have a superstar in the playoffs, be...

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James says stopping Durant will be tough

But I thought they got him going early in the game . "But that's what stands out". "We have to stop the ball first and foremost", said Cleveland's Kevin Love , whose 21 rebounds in Game 1 were...

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Warriors, Cavs set for third clash

Warriors, Cavs set for third clash

Q. The topic of parity has come up in the last couple weeks. And if the 28-year-old who signed with the Warriors last summer keeps playing like he did in their 113-91 win in Game 1 on Thursday , ...

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Huddersfield Town's Premier League odds

It sparked delirious celebrations as Huddersfield , back in the top flight after 45 long years in the doldrums, won the £185 million match - the most lucrative game in football . "A lot of the pun...

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Durant, Warriors overwhelm Cavs in game 1

Once his night was finally done, Durant found mother Wanda at the end of the Warriors bench and held her in a warm embrace. KD also became the first player with at least 38 points and no turnovers...

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Ramos ready to play Juventus in final of Champions League

For a decade, that record has been held by Paolo Maldini, a victor with AC Milan at age 38. I say this as a friend and a former teammate, someone who knows him well - he deserves it. Since Berlin ,...

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Arsene Wenger may bid for Riyad Mahrez after admitting interest in winger

Arsene Wenger may bid for Riyad Mahrez after admitting interest in winger

Like everybody at Leicester certainly a more hard season this year but it doesn't take anything away from his qualities. And Wenger admits he is interested in taking him to north London, although th...

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Massimiliano Allegri: 'Juventus different to 2015 team'

Massimiliano Allegri: 'Juventus different to 2015 team'

We have worked for a whole year. We are living something spectacular, for quite some time now. "We have to win and we must be tough, technically and tactically". It's the same for Juventus . "I...

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