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US Open conditions may rob drama from a major

US Open conditions may rob drama from a major

Open and the first ever in his home state. Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy has lambasted US Open competitors complaining about long rough at host venue Erin Hills . McIlroy has been de...

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Pittsburgh Penguins Win Stanley Cup Final

Pittsburgh Penguins Win Stanley Cup Final

Nick Bonino left the ice in the first period of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final after taking a P.K. Subban slapshot to the leg, but returned to play both the second and third periods. Nashville ...

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And now, 29 teams will start chasing the champion Warriors

The third time around, there was no doubt. Sparked by 39 points from Kevin Durant and 34 from Stephen Curry , the Golden State Warriors won their fifth NBA title Monday, beating Cleveland ...

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Captain Smith admits frustration as rain foils Australia

Memories of Cardiff Australia were the victims of one of the all-time great upsets when Bangladesh beat them by five wickets in a one-day worldwide in Cardiff in 2005. Bangladesh bowled sixteen o...

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Lions name team for Crusaders game

Lions name team for Crusaders game

The Lions , in the second week of a 10-match tour, improved on Saturday's 13-7 below-par victory over the New Zealand Barbarians, a team made up of Super Rugby fringe players. "They will be a g...

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Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault

But it's still not clear who those players are. Ingham County prosecutor Carol Siemon authorized the charges Monday. The authorization means police can now obtain arrest warrants from a judge or m...

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Crosby, Penguins cap year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Crosby, Penguins cap year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Sullivan is the first American-born coach to win the Cup not once, but twice. Forget a golden anniversary: The Penguins will cap their 50th season with their names on the most famous silver cup in...

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England will not give Aussies easy ride, says Buttler

I really hope England do what Eoin Morgan says they'll do and back their man. New Zealand , which won the tournament in 2000, kept the same team from its opener against Australia , which was aba...

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Otto Warmbier, jailed USA student, freed by North Korea

Rodman refused to say whether he spoke with the president about his latest trip. Before the game between a team of retired American basketball professionals and North Koreans, Rodman huskily sang ...

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Typhoon Merbok moves away as Hong Kong escapes major damage

Deutsche Bank AG raised China Mobile (Hong Kong ) from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Guangdong is more vulnerable as parts had already been lash...

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Marc-Andre Fleury hands the Stanley Cup to Matt Murray

Marc-Andre Fleury hands the Stanley Cup to Matt Murray

According to TVA Sports' Renaud Lavoie, Marc-Andre Fleury will be available for selection in the upcoming NHL Expansion Draft. However, a trade with the Calgary Flames might make sense, since they nee...

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Waiting game: Long day on tap for Mickelson's potential sub

Waiting game: Long day on tap for Mickelson's potential sub

The last two U.S. Opens , meanwhile, have been most notable for Dustin Johnson's three-putt on the 18th green at a baked-out Chambers Bay, then Johnson's three-shot win a year ago at Oakmont despit...

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Attack comes next for Lions: Gatland

Jonathan Davies , who like Hogg was forced off in the first half at AMI Stadium with a head injury, is "symptom free" of concussion, according to Gatland. Rory Best knows that the Lions must learn ...

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Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

On the other side of the ledger James spent much of Game 5 as the only real threat particularly with his wingman Kyrie Irving spending much of the night hobbled with back pain that seemed to make ju...

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Seamus Power in the hunt at the St. Jude Classic

Seamus Power in the hunt at the St. Jude Classic

Thornberry ended in a tie for fourth place along with Billy Horschel (64), Chez Reavie (69), Kevin Chappell (69) and overnight leader Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain, who finished with a round of 71. Le...

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Warriors take 2nd National Basketball Association title in 3 years

His conversation with Durant may have been one of the most important. "You can talk about whatever happens on the outside, but inside those lines, I come to bring it every day". "You learn from your m...

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John Stones can handle England midfield role, says manager Gareth Southgate

John Stones can handle England midfield role, says manager Gareth Southgate

England defender John Stones may be used in a holding midfield role as manager Gareth Southgate plots a route to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Southgate named four goalkeepers in...

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This 90 Second Video Demonstrates The Basketball IQ Of LeBron James

So what if his team is down 3-0 against the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals facing elimination? As usual, LeBron James was classy in defeat after the Warriors pulled away from t...

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HRW condemns Israel's '50 years of occupation abuses'

According to the rights group, the Israeli regime has seized thousands of square kilometers of Palestinian land for settlements and their supporting infrastructure since 1967. Israeli Prime Minister...

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Steve Stricker proud of his Wisconsin grit to get into US Open

He did say it was a way to hit a fade that numerous top pros are hitting. At the 1974 U.S. Open it proved so brutal that Hale Irwin won with a seven-over-par score inspiring a book entitled "Massacre ...

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Southampton ask PL to investigate Liverpool's Van Dijk approach

And Hamann thinks the whole saga regarding Van Dijk has made Liverpool a "laughing stock". In an astonishing official statement , Liverpool have apologised to Southampton "for any misunderst...

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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy semis

It was not so hard for him to recall that game since he scored 90 and was the man of the match. "Yeah, we hope that the lucky charm continues", said Sarfraz, whose team opted to rest ahead of the se...

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Rafael Nadal defies logic with Paris victory

Most of what I have noticed, has come through the media. Nadal admits that if he suffers a new problem with his knees on the Wimbledon grass, where the lower bounce of the ball piles more pressu...

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Kevin Durant named 2017 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Durant shot 14 of 20 overall and 5 of 8 on 3-pointers, hitting three of his threes during the critical second-quarter run that lasted more than seven minutes and turned a 41-33 deficit into a 61-45 ad...

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Warriors beat Cavaliers in Game 5, win NBA title

The main headliner was Kevin Durant , who infamously joined the Warriors as a free agent from western conference rivals Oklohama City Thunder following last year's finals. Durant was named MVP o...

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Why the French Open champion broke down in tears

I just think that they were a little bit, sometimes should be a little bit more respectful". "The US Open and Australian Open gives me some confidence", said Pliskova. "And I think it was bad, when ...

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Kevin Durant Silences Critics With Masterful NBA Finals Performance

James had a game-high 41 points and Irving hit tough shots all night but defensive breakdowns by Cleveland led to easy baskets late in the game for the Warriors, igniting a deafening crowd. Here's hop...

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Miami Marlins MLB Draft live blog

Miami Marlins MLB Draft live blog

Oddly enough, Dunand is actually the second player related to A-Rod that Eliott Avent has coached in Raleigh. "But the actual ease to the way he plays and the way the swing works, you can see some A-R...

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Warriors 129, Cavs 120: Player ratings

After dropping last year's title to Cleveland making the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history from a 3-1 deficit, the Warriors vowed not to stumble again. Both were joined by Cavaliers guard J.R....

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Most-Watched NBA Finals Since 1998 Finish Strong

A win would allow the Warriors to celebrate on their home floor after clinching the 2015 title in Cleveland. Such dominance cuts against the league's hope of competitive balance, which it has trie...

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Ten-man France come from behind to beat England in Paris

Ten-man France come from behind to beat England in Paris

But a Kane penalty soon after the break - accompanied by a controversial decision involving the video assistant referee to send off Raphael Varane - allowed England to equalise, only for Dembele...

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Brent Rooker selected by Twins with 35th overall pick in MLB Draft

Brent Rooker selected by Twins with 35th overall pick in MLB Draft

So if the Twins can sign him and keep him from attending LSU on scholarship, it would seem like a good get at pick No. 78. He was drafted by the Twins last year in the MLB Draft, but he didn't have to...

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What to watch for in the Major League Baseball draft; Twins get first pick

Alabama high school outfielder Bubba Thompson was the last of the players at the draft to be taken, going to Texas with the 26th pick. This is the third time in the last four years that the Twins...

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Andrew Luck unsure if he'll be ready for training camp

Andrew Luck unsure if he'll be ready for training camp

Luck, who finished fifth in the National Football League in touchdown passes (31) and threw for 4,240 yards last season, plans to continue to work out at the facility outside of a vacation once the te...

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The Commissioner of Tennis - Best of Roland-Garros

It's the most important tournament in my career and to win again is something I can't describe. The 31-year-old captured an unprecedented 10th Roland Garros title in sensational style on Sunday, thr...

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No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

At 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, he hit.377 with four homers and 25 stolen bases this season, establishing himself as a premier prospect with excellent speed and a solid bat. "I can't wait to get out to LA...

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Tara Moore's retirement brings up 300th win for Johanna Konta

Konta, the British number one, celebrated her milestone with a trip to the cinema to watch Wonder Woman . "I can't remember my first one at all. Hopefully there are many more to come". Now she is r...

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Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea

Rodman routinely distances himself from political events in North Korea. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman , center, prepares to go through immigration at B...

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Apple Seeds Third Developer Beta of iOS 10.3.3

On June 5, Apple introduced iOS 11 - the operating system powering iPhones and iPads - at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. Once you've been paid via text message you ...

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Durant and Curry sink LeBron's Cavs as Warriors reclaim National Basketball Association championship

James scored 41 points with 13 rebounds and eight assists. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) hugs Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Fina...

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