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Mendoza: Don't look now but only Durant can stop James

There truthfully aren't any backup point guards that push the needle for the Cavs and they need both athleticism and players who can create for themselves on the wings. could potentially be a place he...

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Silva and Costa on target as Spain beat plucky Macedonia

Silva and Costa on target as Spain beat plucky Macedonia

Silva has been the talisman of Lopetegui's reign and took his tally to eight goals in his last 10 worldwide caps by finishing off a fine move involving Andres Iniesta and Jordi Alba for the opene...

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Golden State Warriors: Draymond Green needs to stay out of foul trouble

If not for Cleveland's Kyle Korver missing a 3-pointer in the final minute of Game 3 , the series would be 2-2. Along the way, they also set a new mark for three-point shooting, erasing the record ...

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Soft dismissals cost us the match, says de Villiers

The captain of South Africa came to the Champions Trophy believing his side had enough ammunition to end their 19-year trophy drought, saying "I got a good feeling about this one". While Sri Lanka...

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Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open title after straight sets victory

Nadal's 10th win, he said, was an incredible achievement. "The reality is I have not had any". "The things that have happened here at this tournament have been magical, but I have worked a lot to ...

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Rafael Nadal: Impossible to describe winning feeling of 10th French Open title

Key Stat: Two days after turning 19, Nadal became the youngest man to win a major title since Michael Chang was 17 at the 1989 French Open . Indeed it is a feat that may never be duplicated. He ave...

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Curry not fazed by National Basketball Association finals history

Yes, the 2017 National Basketball Association finals [VIDEO] are still alive. Someone doesn't develop into this type of player if they don't also possess an vast amount of self-confidence, a quality...

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Penguins' Crosby wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

Penguins' Crosby wins Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP

There was no better player on the ice, and there never is. We'll have to debate that one: Crosby doesn't turn 30 until 8/7/17. Crosby's play in these playoffs capped an extraordinary that began wi...

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Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Morgan

Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Morgan

Meanwhile, Morgan admitted that his and Stokes' 159-run partnership was crucial in leading England to victory, especially after they had been reduced to 35/3 in the sixth over. Smith also did not la...

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Kohli points to pivotal Proteas run outs after crushing win

Kohli points to pivotal Proteas run outs after crushing win

Quinton de Kock's 53 was the only score of any substance from the spineless South Africans, who had three men run out in a wretched performance. "And the situation is very clear in front of us, like ...

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CT 2017: India win toss, opt to bowl against South Africa

CT 2017: India win toss, opt to bowl against South Africa

In India's tournament opener, he sent down an economical opening spell and broke through for India to set up their 124-run rout of Pakistan . "We wanted to step up that intensity". The pitch,...

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Stanley Cup Final Notebook: Historic D Falls Short

Stanley Cup Final Notebook: Historic D Falls Short

Odds are tonight's Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final at Pittsburgh won't be as much of an anomaly as the series opener. After taking a 3-0 lead on a Nick Bonino shot that was deflected into the net ...

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Kane equaliser a 'huge moment' for young England

So to be given that opportunity by the gaffer and how the game panned out, to manage to score in the last minute was a very proud moment. "That will push the players to perform at a higher level". "We...

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Hamilton wins in Canada for sixth time

Hamilton wins in Canada for sixth time

This win comes just weeks after Ferrari's triumph at Monaco where they had finished in first and second. "I think the working environment we've both experienced this year is on a complete other le...

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All Blacks trio included in Highlanders squad for Lions game

Tuesday's match will allow a handful of players to push their case for test selection before Gatland gives his full test lineup a run against the New Zealand Maori in Rotorua on Saturday. The Lions ...

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Featherweight Franco in coma after knockout

Featherweight Franco in coma after knockout

Franco was taken to the hospital immediately after the fight, where doctors performed surgery to stop two brain bleeds. Franco , a 25-year-old from Riverside, was dropped by a right-handed punch f...

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England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opener

England beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opener

Middlesex pair Toby Roland-Jones and Finn were the leading contenders to fill the vacant position and it is the latter, who has played global cricket in all three formats, who has been given the nod. ...

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James, high-wire Cavaliers living on the edge in Finals

James, high-wire Cavaliers living on the edge in Finals

Cleveland drilled Golden State 137-116. "Just one of those games", he said. We're still a special team as well. But his suspension in Game 5 last season set the stage for LeBron and the Cavs to recove...

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Sam Warburton: 'I could miss first British & Irish Lions Test'

Sam Warburton: 'I could miss first British & Irish Lions Test'

He is now ready to demonstrate his qualities to Gatland once again, pointing out how badly he needs to get game time under his belt in order to perform. "I admit that and I knew that coming into the t...

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India thrash South Africa to enter Champions Trophy semi-final in style

India thrash South Africa to enter Champions Trophy semi-final in style

That price was an anaemic total of of 191, a low hurdle that India hopped in 38 overs to win by eight wickets. The climax to the innings continued the embarrassing narrative of the South Africa di...

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Charges to be withdrawn against man who tossed catfish at hockey game

Charges to be withdrawn against man who tossed catfish at hockey game

At least fans recognized Steve Carlson and his brother as the Hanson brothers from "Slap Shot" fame when they busted into one Hockey 101 lesson. "When you lose a couple of games and get pulled, you'...

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Watch Tapwrit win 2017 Belmont Stakes

Watch Tapwrit win 2017 Belmont Stakes

It is Pletcher's third victory in the race and his second of the Triple Crown this season, after winning the Derby with Always Dreaming. Irish War Cry , who finished 10th in the Kentucky Derby , pai...

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Champions Trophy: Dhananjaya de Silva replaces Perera in Sri Lanka squad

Champions Trophy: Dhananjaya de Silva replaces Perera in Sri Lanka squad

Left-arm spinner Imad Wasim (2/20) and paceman Hasan Ali (3/24) bowled beautifully to restrict the Proteas to a meagre 219 for 8. You prayed all night for Team India to come out victorious in th...

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Andre Iguodala avenged LeBron's epic block with his own series-changing play

Andre Iguodala avenged LeBron's epic block with his own series-changing play

As one of the greatest teams in National Basketball Association history by most metrics, these Warriors. The Golden State Warriors are a super team if we have ever seen one, that is without questi...

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Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny plays down talk of move to Marseille

Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny plays down talk of move to Marseille

But will I sign for them? With a new owner on board, Marseille are looking to climb up the league from their fifth-placed finish last season, and Koscielny would represent a big-name signing. "At ...

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India invite Proteas to bat in crunch game

Catch live cricket score of India vs South Africa here. Despite losing the toss , Proteas skipper AB de Villiers was pretty upbeat as he declared, "I'm pretty happy batting first". India joi...

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India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Is Azhar Ali unpredictable? You don't see three run-outs in an innings that often. He was bowling accurate left-arm spin when still in the cot. One match was tied while four games ended as no result...

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We are not invincible in the Champions Trophy, says Kohli

We are not invincible in the Champions Trophy, says Kohli

India's failure to secure a second consecutive win after thumping arch rivals Pakistan was a major surprise and they must beat South Africa at The Oval on Sunday to avoid a humiliating exit. Al...

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United Kingdom leader May strikes tentative deal with N. Ireland party

Labour has reportedly gained 150,000 new members after Jeremy Corbyn's party made historic gains in the general election . May's only hope of forming a government is to win support from Northern Ir...

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South Africa bowls out Sri Lanka for 203, win by 96 runs

He played with caution after the departure of De Villiers , focusing on rebuilding the innings with David Miller (18) and eventually reached his century in the 42nd over. Amla was run out by a dir...

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Ariya Jutanugarn wins Manulife LPGA Classic in playoff

Ariya Jutanugarn wins Manulife LPGA Classic in playoff

A five-time victor past year, she had three birdies over a four-hole stretch around the turn at Whistle Bear Golf Club. Jutanugarn found the rough with her drive but her approach was pin-high and she ...

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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says Lions have to start winning

Read's recovery from a broken thumb means he should be fit for the first Lions Test, while Kaino is expected to play against Samoa a week on Friday. We're coming to the home of the best team in th...

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Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, ties Major League Baseball record

Scooter Gennett homers 4 times, ties Major League Baseball record

Robinson. Bench. Perez. Junior. They can all scooter on down the list. A diminutive infielder has done all of them one better. RED SOX 5, YANKEES 4: Mitch Moreland and Hanley Ramirez hit back-...

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College notes: Michigan State players charged

But Robertson was kicked off the team in April after being charged with third-degree sexual criminal misconduct for an alleged incident that happened separately on April 9. " Sexual assault has no p...

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Kimball 1st IndyCar pole comes with record run at Texas

Indy 500 victor Takuma Sato attempted to pass Scott Dixon , who was running second at the time, on the inside lane and clipped the grass, spinning both drivers and taking them out of the race. Othe...

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Predators 2-0 deficit with Penguins not encouraging for Rinne

Predators 2-0 deficit with Penguins not encouraging for Rinne

Guentzel struck again 10 seconds into the third period to put Pittsburgh in front for good. The hottest goaltender in the playoffs was only tested 11 times in 58 minutes - and lost. Nashville gave ...

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Gareth Bale committed to Real Madrid after securing duodecima in hometown

Gareth Bale committed to Real Madrid after securing duodecima in hometown

Madrid completed a sublime double, having won La Liga for the first time since 2012, and the Spanish giants ensured they marked the occasion with joyous scenes raging from Cardiff to the Spanish cap...

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Draymond Green Gets Testy With Reporter Over Comments About Cavs Fans

Draymond Green Gets Testy With Reporter Over Comments About Cavs Fans

No team has ever come back from being down three games to none in the NBA Finals , which is what the Cavaliers are trying to do after losing their first three games this series. "I'm sure it's goin...

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Raikkonen: I'm free to race Vettel

Raikkonen: I'm free to race Vettel

Sebastien Vettel in the other Ferrari was third, with Hamilton's teammate Valtteri Bottas fourth. Massa's mentorship may be especially important this week. The lap times continued to tumble as...

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The Cavaliers Are Beating the Warriors (but Only When LeBron James Plays)

The Cavaliers Are Beating the Warriors (but Only When LeBron James Plays)

Call them names. Write them off. When Cleveland's locker room opened after the game, trainer Mike Mancias was stretching James over a medicine ball. Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue said...

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