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Perfect 10 for French Open winner Nadal

It is his most convincing final win since allowing Roger Federer just four games in the 2008 final. Nadal tied Borg for most French Open titles with six, collecting his 10th major trophy overa...

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LeBron James congratulates Kevin Durant after title win

LeBron James congratulates Kevin Durant after title win

The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them a year ago after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 16-1 in the playoffs, their only loss coming in Game Four...

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Warriors Beat Cavs in 5 Games: Become 2017 NBA Champs

Warriors Beat Cavs in 5 Games: Become 2017 NBA Champs

When Kevin Durant joined the Golden State Warriors last July, they were the definitive favorite to win the NBA Championship. After becoming the first team to blow a 3-1 NBA Finals lead a y...

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Kevin's in heaven: Warriors close cout Cavs for second title

Warriors forward Kevin Durant , 28, was named the Most Valuable Player of the Finals. "I was anxious, I was jittery. For me to go out there and for the guys that allowed me to be the leader that I am...

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Lions 2017: Three tries but Gatland's men beaten by Highlanders

Lions 2017: Three tries but Gatland's men beaten by Highlanders

Join us from 5.35pm (AEST) as I cover all the action live and feel free to utilise the comments section below with your observations on the match below. "There were a couple of scrums, a couple of big...

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Wyoming and Montana contestants advance in the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Wyoming and Montana contestants advance in the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Una, 13, advanced to the afternoon round of the bee, which began Wednesday with 291 young spellers. Wearing a navy blue dress with a black bow in her wavy blond hair, Fuller said she planned to comp...

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Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

The Golden State Warriors celebrate with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 to win the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 201...

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Cheick Tiote memorial ceremony: Mourners pay tribute to Newcastle cult hero

Cheick Tiote memorial ceremony: Mourners pay tribute to Newcastle cult hero

The Chinese second flight club confirmed his death at the age of 30 on its Weibo social media account, saying the former Twente Enschede and Newcastle United midfielder had "fainted without any warnin...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Woakes ruled out

Woakes, along with Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler , was given permission by England to miss the recent one-day worldwide series against Ireland to play in the Indian Premier League. Bangladesh skipp...

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Warriors take rubber series for 2nd title in 3 years

Not long after, when Curry returned after watching the 10-3 run from the bench, Durant kept delivering. Curry was helping along the way by being aggressive when the long-range looks just weren't the...

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Shortstop Royce Lewis drafted No. 1 by Twins

Named national player of the year by the National High School Coaches Association, he impressed evaluators and teammates alike with his selfless attitude. AUSTIN BECK, OF, North Davidson H.S. Hit....

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"Golden state" became a five-time National Basketball Association champion

The capacity crowd, most dressed in Warrior gold T-shirts, cheered and sang along with the tune "We Are The Champions " as confetti fell. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only ...

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Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years

Warriors Top Cavs win second championship in 3 years

A combination of head and body blows possibly dismantling this team from the current form we know. James said following today's 129-120 loss to the Warriors that he'd get away from the game fo...

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Warriors beat Cavs 129 -120 to win NBA title

Warriors beat Cavs 129 -120 to win NBA title

LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists but it proved in vain as the home team came out on top. After scoring just 14 points in Game 4, Warriors star Ste...

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Messi, Neymar and Barcelona congratulate National Basketball Association champions Warriors

Led the league with 121 points per game while outscoring opponents by 12.3 per night behind their potent backcourt of Goodrich and West, who each averaged almost 26 points to rank in the league's top ...

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Here's What Happened With Draymond Green's Technical Situation

Draymond Green already didn't have many friends in Cleveland heading into Game Four of the NBA Finals on Friday night. Referees admitted there was a miscommunication in which the scorer's table rec...

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Twins take Royce Lewis with #1 pick

Twins take Royce Lewis with #1 pick

Greene came close to becoming the first high school right-handed pitcher to ever be selected No. 1 overall. Lewis hit.377 with four homers and stole 25 bases for JSerra Catholic High School . "We...

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Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft

Greene picked for arm, McKay for bat near top of MLB draft

LaVelle Neal, who covers the Twins for the Star Tribune, spoke to MPR News about the Twins and this year's draft. Day One of the MLB Draft is just a few hours away! Mitchell is from Rancho Berna...

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Golden State Warriors seal 4-1 victory over Cleveland Cavaliers

Durant hit two deep 3s and Andre Iguodala threw down a soaring, one-handed dunk that sparked an increasingly nervous Oracle Arena crowd. They led at the half by 11. "It's a team sport and I wanted...

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MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Kevin Durant has 21 points and Steph Curry has 20 for the Warriors , who are two quarters away from their second championship in three years. If we all hold each other we might get through it to...

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Skipper Smith disappointed after second washout

Chasing 183, Australia were 83-1 when rain arrived after 16 overs, four overs short of the minimum needed for a game. It was a heartbreak from Australia as they managed to collect just one point...

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As NBA Championship Win Dominates Night, Ninja Warrior Slips

The ratings peak of 18.8 occurred in the 11:30-11:45 p.m. The metered market rating for Game 3 of the series was 22 percent higher than the rating for Game 3 of last year's NBA Finals . Though ...

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LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals

LeBron James: Cavs didn't fail against Warriors in NBA Finals

With an officiating crew that is trying to keep a handle on the physical play, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson both have two fouls for the Warriors while Kevin Love and Kyle Korver have picked ...

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Golden State Warriors win NBA championship against Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors win NBA championship against Cleveland Cavaliers

The Warriors lead the Cavaliers 3-1 and will try to win their second title in three years Monday. "I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant, who was named the Finals MVP, said during an on-court int...

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Pakistan fined for slow over-rate, Sarfraz Ahmed avoids suspension

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate, Sarfraz Ahmed avoids suspension

That left Sri Lanka at 161 for 4, they would soon become 167 for 7, then they would lose. The papare was slowly building, meant to raise the Sri Lankan team's spirits. Pakistan certainly made f...

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Liverpool FC end Van Dijk chase after Southampton complaint

Yesterday Liverpool published the following statement as they backed down from their interest in Van Dijk. The former Celtic defender had been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool , a path ...

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NBA Champs! Warriors defeat Cavaliers in Game 5 to win title

Durant shot 14 for 20 and Curry - the two-time reigning MVP who took a backseat as the new big star got acclimated - finished off a brilliant postseason. LeBron can't criticize too much, though, h...

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Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 2017 National Basketball Association title

KD sensationally crossed over to the Warriors at the end of last season, in a move that caused a fair amount of salt to be spilled. "It would have been great to see us at a full unit throughout th...

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Here's How Much Tickets Cost for the NBA Finals This Year

Here's How Much Tickets Cost for the NBA Finals This Year

The Warriors have won 27 of their last 28 games. Nevertheless, the Warriors stormed through the Western Conference playoffs on a 12-0 tear - winning in the playoffs by an average of 16.3 points, on tr...

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US earns draw in Mexico

The Estadio Azteca is 7,820 feet (2,384 meters) above sea level, which obliged the U.S. to train for the altitude. FOR JUST THE THIRDIN ITS HISTORY the United States walked into Estadio Azteca ...

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Will Power Survives Wreck-Heavy Texas Race To Win

Will Power Survives Wreck-Heavy Texas Race To Win

FILE - In this May 28, 2017, file photo, the vehicle driven by Scott Dixon , of New Zealand, goes over the top of Jay Howard, of England, in the first turn during the running of the Indianapolis 500...

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NBA Players React to the Warriors Winning the 2017 NBA Championship

NBA Players React to the Warriors Winning the 2017 NBA Championship

I have no reason to look back at what I could have done or what I shouldn't have done or what I could have done better for the team . The third time around, there was no doubt. "There were 55 secon...

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Red Sox beat Phillies 6-5 in 11 innings

Red Sox beat Phillies 6-5 in 11 innings

The Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-2, the New York Mets edged the Atlanta Braves 2-1, the St Louis Cardinals trumped the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5, the Minnesota Twins went...

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Morata: Hopefully James and I will be team-mates next year

Morata: Hopefully James and I will be team-mates next year

How would Manchester United look if they signed Alvaro Morata? The Red Devils have wasted no time in getting their transfer business done early with Benfica's Victor Lindelof also set to arriv...

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Mercedes need to be the 'Mayweather' of this title fight - Hamilton

Mercedes need to be the 'Mayweather' of this title fight - Hamilton

Hamilton qualified on pole, the 65th of his career to equal the tally of his late Brazilian boyhood idol Ayrton Senna, led from start to finish and also set the fastest lap to complete the "grand sl...

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Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 National Basketball Association championship

Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 National Basketball Association championship

ESPN spoke with seven Las Vegas bookmakers about the topic , and five of the six bookmakers had the Warriors favored in a game between this year's Golden State team and Michael Jordan's 1995-96 Bu...

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Warriors React To Second Title In Three Years

Warriors React To Second Title In Three Years

Green had sat out this very game a year ago, suspended because of flagrant foul point accumulation after he swiped at James' groin in Game 4. A dominant 137-116 victory Friday, however, was not enou...

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AB says a major trophy for SA 'feels close'

Sri Lanka too suffered an nearly as heavy a loss in going down by 96 runs to South Africa first up in a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams. But somehow, they lowered thei...

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Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in weird NBA Finals moment

Draymond Green ejected, then referees switch call in weird NBA Finals moment

But Green wasn't ejected. But Green didn't leave the court, and referees said the technical they called after Green's foul with 1:55 remaining in the first quarter was on Kerr - though the official ...

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Warriors Win The 2017 NBA Finals

West was the Warriors' oldest player for most of this season (until they signed Matt Barnes) and there were times where it looked like he may not be able to survive in a playoff rotation, given the sp...

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