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Stoops retires as OU football coach

Stoops was 39 when he left Florida, where he was defensive coordinator under Steve Spurrier, to take over at Oklahoma in 1999. Stoops has made a decision to retire as Oklahoma's football. "He wanted t...

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Alun Wyn Jones to lead Lions against Crusaders

The experienced lock, who replaced official Lions captain Sam Warburton as Wales skipper in January, takes over from worldwide teammate Ken Owens for the third match of the trip following Wednesday'...

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Ben Stokes, Mark Wood shine as England snatch win from South Africa

It was all down to a heroic last over from Mark Wood. But only singles followed as Miller and Morris ran out of steam. Suddenly, South Africa needed four off the last ball and Morris could not o...

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Sidney Crosby involved in water bottle incident during Game 5

That's the central question to this series right now. And the victor of game five will sit in a glorious position in what has now been reduced to a best-of-three series for Lord Stanley's Cup . The...

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Clutch victory had roots in key Warriors defeat

Clutch victory had roots in key Warriors defeat

Needing to dodge danger for just over a couple of minutes, the Cavs surrendered to the class of Kevin Durant , who scored a game-turning 3-pointer with just 45 seconds remaining on the clock to tak...

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Penguins on brink of repeat after blowout win

Malkin entered the night leading all players in post-season scoring, but had been relatively quiet in the series and held pointless in Nashville. Matt Murray made 24 saves. Rinne, the playoff leader ...

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Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant Goes Low to Soar High

Barring a collapse of epic proportions, Durant will finally become an National Basketball Association champion in the coming days and likely be named Finals MVP, less than a year after ripping out the...

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Draymond Green told Kevin Durant the Warriors didn't need him

While some fans - namely Cavs fans - bemoan the Golden State Warriors' addition of Kevin Durant last offseason, you won't hear LeBron James complain about it. They are 15-0 and will trying to fini...

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What to Watch for: Can Predators carry momentum into Game 5?

Sidney Crosby's breakaway goal in Game Four moved him into sole possession of 20th place on the NHL's all-time playoff points list with 161 points in 146 career games. Rinne, who had also been pulled...

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Golden State Warriors chasing post-season perfection in NBA Finals

No team has ever overcome a 3-0 deficit, and it doesn't appear any team is equipped to hang with these Warriors , who may go down as one of the best ever. That culture, as anyone who has been around ...

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Wenger signs two-year Arsenal extension

Yet now Wenger has committed his future to the Gunners for at least two more seasons, could that affect clubs looking at signing their players and more specifically, Liverpool's pursuit of Alex Ox...

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Warriors general manager's early reflections on epic Game 3 win

With the Cleveland Cavaliers down 3-0 on the 2017 NBA Finals despite heroic performances by LeBron James and seemingly little obvious ways to improve the team, it would make sense for "the King"...

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Diego Costa says he isn't wanted at Chelsea anymore

Diego Costa says he isn't wanted at Chelsea anymore

They made a £39m bid for him on Wednesday but Torino prefer to do business with clubs outside Italy because of an £87m release clause for foreign clubs. This season Costa has proved a constant headach...

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Would ideal postseason make these Warriors the best team ever?

Defensively, the Warriors sent help to whomever was assigned to James, frequently freeing up guard Kyrie Irving to operate with impunity. How they get there remains to be seen. "But now that we're i...

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Halep to face unseeded Ostapenko in French Open women's singles final

Halep to face unseeded Ostapenko in French Open women's singles final

Thirtieth seed Bacsinszky , who needed a bandage applied to her right thigh midway through the first set, looked the more likely victor at that point as she sought to celebrate her 28th birthday by s...

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Jordan And Ryan Coogler Are Making Another Movie

Jordan And Ryan Coogler Are Making Another Movie

The duo - who have already worked together on the award-winning projects Fruitvale Station and Creed and are now making superhero history with Black Panther - have lined up their next collaborat...

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Warriors Durant not simply along for Finals ride

Then he added another thought: "Oh yeah, we comin' back". The Warriors had seized a 3-1 lead on the Cavaliers only to have James lead the greatest rally in NBA Finals history, becoming the first...

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Chelsea and Manchester City target Leonardo Bonucci 'open to Premier League switch'

Chelsea and Manchester City target Leonardo Bonucci 'open to Premier League switch'

The story also says that Roma defender Antonio Rudiger is another option for the Blues should they fail to tempt Bonucci to Stamford Bridge this summer. Together, the pair won three Serie A titles...

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Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

Women's q-finals: Simona Halep (Rom) bt Elina Svitolina (Ukr) 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-0, Karolina Pliskova (Cze) bt Caroline Garcia (Fra) 7-6 (7-3) 6-4. Halep broke early in the third set and threatened t...

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Huddersfield Town wins promotion to Premier League, Patrick Stewart celebrates

Huddersfield Town wins promotion to Premier League, Patrick Stewart celebrates

Huddersfield's players and manager took great joy out of celebrating their promotion to the top level of English football , at Holloway's expense. They beat Fulham and Sheffield Wednesday respective...

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The Breakfast That Fueled This Climber's 3000-Foot Ropes-Free Feat

The Breakfast That Fueled This Climber's 3000-Foot Ropes-Free Feat

Mr Honnold set off it was "still quite dark", disturbing a wild bear as made his way to the base of the rock's huge granite wall. We are floored by Honnold's bold climb. "I could see how for a non-c...

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LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018

Golden StateWarriors, powered by Kevin Durant's clutch scoring in the closing minutes, rallied to beat defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 on Wednesday in the NBA Finals , moving one...

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Predators on brink as Rinne struggles again in Pittsburgh

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne watches from the bench during the second period in Game 5 of the team's NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2...

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Diego Costa: 'Atletico Madrid return would be nice'

Despite half a dozen first team players like John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic and Ramires leaving since 2015, Chelsea and Conte still retain a substantial amount of players from that title winning sid...

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Curry: History awaits Warriors, let's take care of business

The biggest difference in this series has been Durant. Steve Kerr , the Warriors head coach, evidently saw thought that James and Irving would get exhausted eventually shouldering that workload. Th...

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No questioning Durant's decision now as Warriors near title

There's one victory left for the Golden State Warriors to claim another title. "Is it fair that the New York Yankees in the '90s was adding piece after piece after piece after piece?" "I don't t...

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Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7′ after Game 3 loss

Smith denies tweeting 'Cavs in 7′ after Game 3 loss

The Warriors won 118-113. "And we're not gonna change just because we're playing Golden State". When they met last summer in NY to discuss the biggest decision of his career, neither side even focus...

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Warriors set to claim best ever title

But on James' follow-through, he kicked his right leg forward, between Iguodala's legs. A lot of comparisons have been drawn between Kevin Durant's move to Golden State and LeBron James' move to...

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Penguins host Predators in pivotal Game 5

The victor of Thursday night's game could find history on their side. "You have to find the point of when a player is healthy enough to get back in the lineup and when they're not healthy enough to ...

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Friday's NBA Finals Game 4 Betting Preview: Warriors at Cavaliers

But NBA superstar Lebron James , a hometown hero in Cleveland , led his team to three consecutive wins, giving the city its first sports championship in 62 years. They did not. LeBron not only did...

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NBA's Warriors on brink of making pro sports history

Cavaliers' fans swapped T-shirts and shorts for long sleeves and sweat shirts as unusually cool spring weather had Cleveland feeling fall-like on Wednesday night hours before Game 3 of the NBA Fina...

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Bob Myers: Steve Kerr's Game 2 return is 'on the table'

Bob Myers: Steve Kerr's Game 2 return is 'on the table'

Walton quietly (he isn't giving quotes to the media about it, it's just come out) supporting his friend and mentor through such a hard time is offers a reminder of why there is basically no one on the...

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Stanley Cup Finals: Conor Sheary scores on birthday, Phil Kessel adds on

Now, Rinne and the Predators, facing elimination for the first time in the playoffs, will have to win at home on Sunday to extend the series. "We had some high-quality scoring chances that we di...

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UK Election 2017: Exit Polls Show Potential Hung Parliament

Anna Soubry, a Conservative MP, said May would have to consider her position. With talks of unprecedented complexity on Britain's departure from the European Union due to start in just 10 days' ...

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Remember When The Warriors Would've Been Better Off Not Signing Kevin Durant

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving delivered a masterclass effort in game three of the NBA Finals on Wednesday but it was still not enough to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers past the juggernaut that...

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Arsenal beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

Arsene Wenger , now the most successful manager in FA Cup history, recently admitted that the lack of clarity on his own future had affected Arsenal throughout the season. "The start was not goo...

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Liverpool's sorry ending to Virgil van Dijk transfer rumours

But the south-coast club have now decided Liverpool's embarrassing public climbdown where they ended their interest in the Dutchman is enough for them to drop their complaint. "The club have no in...

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Thiem dumps second seed Djokovic out of French Open

Thiem dumps second seed Djokovic out of French Open

Asked if he would take a break to refresh his mind and body, he added: "I was planning to play only Wimbledon. I don't know because we don't have the clock on the court, so it's impossible for us to t...

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Jan Vertonghen sends message to Chelsea fans about Eden Hazard

Jan Vertonghen sends message to Chelsea fans about Eden Hazard

If Chelsea are to be title and Champions League contenders next season they must not sell Eden Hazard , Chelsea legend Ray Wilkins has said. But just days later Hazard fractured his ankle, ruli...

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Pens not shaken by Preds' surge

Pens not shaken by Preds' surge

But his highlight was a blip of brilliance in an otherwise long night dominated by the undermanned, less-talented Predators and a firm reminder that the Pens need to start capitalizing on opportunitie...

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