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Kobe Bryant Gave Kyrie Irving Advice On Coexisting With LeBron James

They're big fans and didn't get to see him play. "Around 2012, that's when coaches stopped thinking they could go at me and get a basket or get me in foul trouble", Durant said. "I thought for the mo...

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Charles Barkley: Warriors very likely to win, if not sweep, NBA Finals

Between the Golden State Warriors and the Cavs, they have averaged 105.5 possessions, 15 more than LeBron James-led teams have been accustomed to, according to Micah Adams of ESPN Stats & Info . Du...

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Warriors' Klay Thompson gets shot back in Game 2

Obviously, the Cavs have to "defend home court" for at least one of the next two games or else the series will be over in a hurry, as LeBron so astutely pointed out. But Warriors coach Steve Kerr sa...

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Rafael Nadal beat Roberto Bautista Agut to cruise to French Open q/f

Rafael Nadal beat Roberto Bautista Agut to cruise to French Open q/f

She served out the match at love. Novak Djokovic is coming off a straight sets win over Albert Ramos-Vinolas that took 29 games to decide. Williams, the 10th seed, fought back from 5-1 down to...

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NBA Finals ratings highest since Michael Jordan's last title in 1998

The Warriors, on the other hand, have gotten key contributions from their four All-Stars: Curry, Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green , as well as from players like Livingston, Andre Iguodala an...

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Kevin Durant's menacing defence leads the way for Warriors

No team in National Basketball Association playoff history in any round has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit. "Looking at the film after Game 1 , a lot of things were telling", Love said. " It'...

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Former Newcastle United player Tiote passes away

The tough-tackling midfielder played at Newcastle United for seven years in both the Premier League and the English Football League Championship, before transferring to Chinese second-tier side B...

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Denver Post sportswriter let go after tweet about Indy 500 victor

Denver Post sportswriter let go after tweet about Indy 500 victor

When he attempted a last-lap pass, Sato lost control of his auto, crashed and Dario Franchitti went on to his third victory in "The Greatest Spectacle In Racing". Frei was accused of racism, xenopho...

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Draymond Green Shares His Thoughts on LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant Debate

Draymond Green Shares His Thoughts on LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant Debate

The Warriors actually had a higher victory margin through two games in the 2016 Finals, but they didn't have Kevin Durant or a fully healthy Stephen Curry then. The Cavaliers don't have that luxur...

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Simpson grabs two-shot lead at Colonial

Simpson grabs two-shot lead at Colonial

Starting the day seven shots off the lead, the 13th-ranked Noren made six birdies before rolling in an eagle putt from 6 feet on No. 18 to complete what he described as "probably the best round of my ...

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Curry: Warriors' defense 'amazing' in NBA Finals

LeBron James already mentioned it after Game 1. If you create this player and you can do everything you want to do, you are probably going to create Kevin Durant . "There is a lot of work left for...

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Light winds postpone America's Cup racing in Bermuda

Ainslie had previously said he thought Team New Zealand's relative strength in light airs was one of the reasons they chose his team as their semi-final opponent. Ainslie has had a troubled campaign s...

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Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain

Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain

Even as Nadal continues his running for la decima , all eyes will be on the other match - between Djokovic and sixth-seed Dominic Thiem . Nadal can become the first man in the professional e...

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Penguins - Predators Game 2 generated big ratings for NBCSN

Jake Guentzel scored 10 seconds into the period. A Phil Kessel shot grazed Wilson's stick before it was knocked into the net by the skates of Nashville's Vernon Fiddler . "Obviously they're going ...

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Andy Murray backed by legends to reach French Open final

Andy Murray backed by legends to reach French Open final

Murray won the hearts and minds of Roland Garros spectators - and a huge global television audience - after using a post-match on-court interview to dedicate "thoughts and prayers" to casualties of t...

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Will Cavs try to change the pace to slow down Warriors?

Will Cavs try to change the pace to slow down Warriors?

While the Golden State Warriors are sitting on a postseason record 14 straight wins, it has left basketball fans to wonder whether the team is capable of going a ideal 16-0. Those Golden State teams...

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Ratings for 2017 NBA Finals highest since Jordan's last title in 1998

When the Golden State Warriors got together at the start of this season, they had plenty to prove as a group after last season's collapse against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals . Now t...

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Predators vs. Penguins, Game 4

Four games, three goals. With Rinne's heroics, the Preds moved to 9-1 at home this postseason and 9-0 when leading after two periods. The only thing that made the playing of Rocky Top even bette...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Skipper Virat Kohli calls for improvement in fielding

Pakistan seized the early advantage by winning the toss and sending India in under dark clouds, but the defending champions rode on half-centuries from skipper Virat Kohli , Rohit Sharma , Shikh...

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Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to vie for first Slam final berth

Timea Bacsinszky and Jelena Ostapenko to vie for first Slam final berth

Karolina Pliskova needed three sets to get past Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg while Simona Halep cruised to the quarterfinal with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Carla Suarez-Navarro. And the 27-year-old deserv...

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Real Madrid fans declare Cristiano Ballon d'Or

Real Madrid fans declare Cristiano Ballon d'Or

It is also the first time Real have won both LaLiga and the Champions League in the same season for 59 years. And Bale believes the current team has taken its place among the great Real sides of the...

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Kevin Durant or LeBron James? Draymond Green gives nod to KD

It was Tyronn Lue switching LeBron James' defensive assignment. "We can't turn the basketball over". Durant was once again the best player on the court as he electrified the gold-clad sold-out...

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Men's quarter-finals put back due to rain at Roland Garros

Men's quarter-finals put back due to rain at Roland Garros

And there's a week left in the tournament to figure out which of the 12 women still around that will be. However, Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16. Open. Bacsinszky's best result at a maj...

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Chelsea Join EPL Rivals in 3-Club Chase for Wantaway Southampton Full-Back

Chelsea Join EPL Rivals in 3-Club Chase for Wantaway Southampton Full-Back

Chelsea , Liverpool and Manchester City are on high alert after Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand reportedly told friends he's pushing for a summer move. Bertrand has been one of Southampton's...

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Dick Advocaat starts 3rd stint in charge of Netherlands team

Dick Advocaat starts 3rd stint in charge of Netherlands team

The Netherlands are now fourth in Group A before Friday's match with Luxembourg in Rotterdam. If Advocaat and new assistant Ruud Gullit manage to get the team to Russian Federation, they will also...

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Rain, wind in forecast for French Open quarterfinals

Rain, wind in forecast for French Open quarterfinals

That risky approach paid dividends as she hit a crosscourt forehand victor then a backhand down the line to break for 5-2 in the decider. Following a delay of the best part of three hours, the teena...

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Mallya drops in at Kohli event; Indian team avoids him

In a blatant display of arrogance, he tweeted that he will participate in all future games the team plays. But typically what happens at the charity dinner is that someone who has bought a table is en...

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Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

Stubborn Cavaliers must slow down the tempo to survive Game 3

Things turned out OK for the Cavs in 2016. The 2017 Warriors come into Game 3 Wednesday night with a healthy Curry, a more stable Green, Kevin Durant at small forward and, above all, a rock that...

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Chelsea expect Eden Hazard to miss three months after ankle surgery

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has announced the surgery undertaken on his broken ankle was a success after suffering the injury on global duty with Belgium . I still have a contract for three years. ...

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Tottenham star hints at potential future exit from the club

Tottenham star hints at potential future exit from the club

But Barcelona is a fantastic club - I don't think there a lot of players who would say no to Barcelona. The Denmark worldwide was once again one of Spurs' top performers as they challenged for the P...

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Warriors pumping the brakes on perfection talk: 'We want 15-0'

That's even more demoralizing than being down two games. "But we felt like we had a couple chances to get the game in control and we didn't do that", Love said. "That was a year ago", Warriors coach ...

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Cavaliers could use more from Kyrie Irving as series shifts to Cleveland

Smith has hit just one of six shots in the first two games of the series and is just 1-for-4 from three where he normally excels. The Warriors were in a similar position previous year with two blo...

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Cavaliers weigh moving Shumpert into starting lineup

Cavaliers weigh moving Shumpert into starting lineup

Sharpshooter Kyle Korver is just 1 of 6 on 3s, backup point guard Deron Williams is scoreless in 33 minutes and Richard Jefferson, two weeks shy of his 37th birthday, is the only reserve contributin...

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Defoe praises Bournemouth ahead of expected transfer

Defoe praises Bournemouth ahead of expected transfer

During his time with the North-East outfit, Defoe has scored 37 goals in 93 appearances in all competitions. The 34-year-old, the Black Cats' 15-goal top scorer in the season just finished, is depar...

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Are the NBA Finals still enjoyable? The New Jersey Guys Podcast

Kerr did not spare his players in assessing their victory, in which they imposed the second-most points surrendered by the Cavaliers all season. Curry, who is 6 feet 3, had more rebounds in Game ...

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Koen Bouwman wins 3rd stage of Criterium du Dauphine race

Koen Bouwman wins 3rd stage of Criterium du Dauphine race

It was a first professional win for the 23-year-old Bouwman. Bouwman showed strength in going from a long way out and holding off the others, beating Evaldas Siskevicius (Delko Marseille Provence KT...

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Trump suggests support for isolation of Qatar

AMMAN, June 6 Jordan will downgrade its diplomatic representation with Qatar , it said on Tuesday, after examining the "cause of the crisis" between Doha and several other Arab states. The Internatio...

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Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

When Steph Curry was asked, his answer was much the same. "That's more than enough points to win most basketball games, unless you allow them to shoot 50 percent". Green reflected that wisdom in his c...

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Nebraska State Soccer Association apologizes to girl

However, organizers reportedly disqualified the entire team after insisting Mili was a boy. Her family provided documents to prove she's a girl, but Springfield tournament organizers refused to reco...

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Broken wing gifts Kiwis America's Cup race

Broken wing gifts Kiwis America's Cup race

With strong winds sweeping across the Great Sound — producing the fastest and most eventful races yet — SoftBank Team Japan got the better of the Swedish entry Artemis Racing twice to take a 3-1 lead....

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