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Finals MVP Durant planned for this title months ago in picking Warriors

He hit a 17-foot fadeaway over James early in the fourth quarter, then assisted on a three-pointer by Andre Iguodala the next time down as the Warriors pushed a 98-95 lead to 103-95 early in the fou...

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Durant powers Warriors over Cavaliers for National Basketball Association title

But James, in his seventh consecutive playoff series and eighth overall, fell to 3-5 in the championship round. While the Warriors didn't surpass their National Basketball Association record of 73 r...

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Victor Lindelof pictured arriving at Man Utd following £30.7m Benfica deal

While he had hoped to improve at the back at the start of 2017, the imminent capture of Victor Lindelof certainly bolsters the United manager's centre-back options. In November 2016, when Lindelof's...

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Golden State reclaims title with a most Warriors-like run

The Golden State Warriors - fresh off winning their second championship in three years - have not been invited to the White House, according to a team spokesman. We always used to make fun of his ...

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United agree Lindelof fee

United agree Lindelof fee

Mourinho also has England pair Chris Smalling and Phil Jones at his disposal, along with Argentina worldwide Marcos Rojo , while Dutch utility man Daley Blind has slotted into central defenc...

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Golden State Warriors unanimously decline to visit White House, Donald Trump

With stars like Durant and Steph Curry, they waltzed through the 2017 playoffs not losing a game until they played Cleveland in the finals. Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through t...

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Power claims IndyCar win at Texas

All the family is here. "Over the moon to win here", Power said. "But the No. 26 vehicle again showed great speed and we carry great momentum, so I'm very happy with that". "These guys want to take ...

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India seal spot in Champions Trophy knockouts with win over South Africa

Kohli's side had to win their final Group B fixture to avoid an embarrassing exit and they rose to the challenge with a ruthless display and defeated the Proteas by eight wickets to storm into the s...

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Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko, 20, Clinches Her First Major Title, The French Open

Thursday, June 8, 2017. Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko has leveled the French Open final by winning the second set 6-4 against No. 3 Simona Halep of Romania. At 20, Ostapenko is the youngest Frenc...

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Stanley Cup Final 2017: Predictions for Penguins and Predators in 2018

Stanley Cup Final 2017: Predictions for Penguins and Predators in 2018

Carl Hagelin sealed it with an empty-netter at 19:46, his second of the playoffs. Penguins' Goaltender Matt Murray hoisting the Stanley Cup trophy after a Game 6 victory. Having won just thre...

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Sidney Crosby caps stunning and perhaps unprecedented two-year run with Cup

Sidney Crosby caps stunning and perhaps unprecedented two-year run with Cup

Next up was a glowing comment from Penguins owner Mario Lemieux , who just so happens to also be a repeat Stanley Cup champion. As a result, it's the Penguins who raise the Stanley Cup for th...

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Time is running out on Marc-Andre Fleury and Mike Fisher

Reality, however, may start to climb back in for fans now that the expansion draft is near. The NHL Expansion Draft will require teams to expose some very good players, especially goaltenders, since...

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Three-Peat? Penguins Favorites To Win 2018 Stanley Cup

Three-Peat? Penguins Favorites To Win 2018 Stanley Cup

The last franchise to go back-to-back was the Detroit Red Wings , whose ridiculously talented Steve Yzerman-led teams won in 1997 and 1998. Donatelli credits Pittsburgh head coach Mike Sulliva...

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Cars towed, citations issued after Warriors win

Perhaps that's the motivation the team needed-the sound of their hometown crowd in their ears-as they fought to outlive last year's great defeat, and win the National Basketball Association champi...

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are Done, and They Know It

The Cavs scored a Finals record 86 points in the first half and then held on during a wild third and fourth quarter that included technical fouls, James jawing with fellow superstar Kevin Durant and...

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Alonso retirement increases strain on McLaren-Honda relations

Alonso retirement increases strain on McLaren-Honda relations

McLaren are the only team yet to score a point this year. McLaren racing director Eric Boullier has hit out at Honda for yet another failure in Canada at the weekend, adding to growing rumours that...

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I never committed tax fraud in Spain - Ronaldo

I never committed tax fraud in Spain - Ronaldo

However, his agency claimed that he was up to date after adjusting his declarations and paying an additional €6 million in 2014. His agency also mentioned that this case could be related to differen...

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Warriors Reportedly Unanimously Decide To Skip White House Visit

The team also said that it hasn't received an invitation to visit the White House , and that it will make a decision on whether to attend "when and if necessary". President Trump has already welcomed...

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Lions coach Farrell demands defensive lift in Dunedin

Lions coach Farrell demands defensive lift in Dunedin

Lions boss Warren Gatland knows what a fully fit and firing Warburton brings to this side. "But I thought on the whole we scrummaged pretty well". The big thing was they dominated possession and ...

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Pakistan stun South Africa

Pakistan registered first win in the ICC Champions Trophy on D/L method after rain forced an early abandonment of the match with Pakistan 19 runs ahead of the par score. Miller, however, received...

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Finals MVP Kevin Durant exits vehicle to properly celebrate with fans

Durant has been criticized occasionally in his career for struggling in the biggest of moments, but he has been devastating in these NBA Finals . To hit a meaningless 3-pointer that cost fans betti...

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Twins set franchise record with 28 hits in rout of M's

Twins set franchise record with 28 hits in rout of M's

Dickey (4-5) allowed eight runs and eight hits (three homers) with six strikeouts in five innings plus five batters. "It was spread out pretty well, but obviously a nice response to a tough start to t...

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Australia out of Champions Trophy after comfortable England win

Ex-England spinner Graeme Swann reckons Stokes is now the best cricketer currently playing but Stokes insists he can cope with the adulation coming his way. "What to say, I am a bit frustrated". W...

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Kevin Durant says it felt 'amazing' to 'beat' LeBron James

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals as Golden State closed out its second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repea...

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ICC Champions Trophy predictions: Which team will win CT 2017?

India had an ideal start in their defence of the title with comfortable victories over New Zealand and Bangladesh in both the warm-up games at the Kennington Oval. Several batsmen will use these ...

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Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship

Warriors consultant Steve Nash won his first National Basketball Association championship

The couple appeared to be dancing in a moving vehicle after the Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Five of the NBA Finals to clinch the series 4-1. "Our perspective, being blessed to ...

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Johnson arrives for US Open after birth of child

He rubbished suggestions a lack of tournament play affects his US Open preparation, pointing to his tie for seventh upon his return to golf in March at the World Golf Championships, in Mexico, and...

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Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup with late goal in controversial Game 6

Five-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike "Doc" Emrick, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member and analyst Eddie Olczyk, and Emmy Award-winning "Inside-the-Glass" analyst Pierre McGuire ca...

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Every Record LeBron James Broke In The NBA Finals

For the NBA Finals , Kevin Durant averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.4 assists [VIDEO ]. "I told him we're tied up now and we're going to try to do this thing again but I'm going to celebrat...

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Man United's winning tactics v Ajax explained by Jose Mourinho

Smalling has recently changed agents in a bid to help him get the best move and West Ham , West Brom and Everton are three of the clubs monitoring his situation. Reports have indicated that Wes...

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State of Origin series 2017

State of Origin series 2017

He was powerful and strong - just like Beetson. Tedesco is some player. The two teams will recommence this year's three-part war at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on Wednesday, June 21 , when NSW will ...

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Warriors: No decision on Trump

Warriors: No decision on Trump

Hours later, the team released a statement saying that they had yet to receive a formal invitation to go. "There's no way that the Warriors are going to see 45 [Donald Trump]". Presidents have hos...

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America's Cup 2017: Wednesday's Semi-Finals Postponed Because Of High Winds

He has won the cup before, as tactician with Oracle Team USA in their 2013 comeback against Emirates Team New Zealand . "Full credit to them". Ainslie battled back with a masterful victory in the...

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Maroons activate 'Plan B' for Origin defence

Walters was blunt when he answered questions on his 17 - curiously named in alphabetical order rather than positions - saying a number of forwards simply weren't up to scratch in game one and changes...

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The Golden State Warriors reportedly chose to skip White House visit

A former MVP, in his prime, joining a 73-win squad that was on the ropes down 3-1 to said player's team before fighting back and eventually falling one victory short of repeating as champions? T...

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Parade for Warriors on Thursday. Will NBA champs visit White House?

Durant , who lost in his only previous NBA Finals appearance in 2012, led the way for the Warriors with 39 points and was relieved after feeling pressure to deliver prior to the game. Durant ...

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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Queen's tournament on doctors' advice

However, the Spaniard is talking pessimistically about his chances of going all the way at the All England Club, where competition begins in just three weeks' time. Rafael Nadal does not know if he w...

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What's on the line for Djokovic & Nadal at Roland Garros Day 8

He finished Ramos-Vinolas off with a crosscourt forehand victor on his first match point. As if by stealth, Dominic Thiem moved into the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 win over Horacio Zebal...

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LeBron James reflects on the Cleveland Cavaliers' season

I was jittery". "I'm just happy for him". The clock was winding down, the celebration cranking up, the Golden State Warriors putting the finishing touch on another National Basketball Associatio...

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Kevin Durant Shows DC Love After NBA Championship Win

But now the Golden State Warriors have unanimously decided - they don't fancy popping a few champagne bottles with the US President. Newcomer Kevin Durant , who failed to win a championship wit...

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