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LeBron James rules out playing 3-on-3 basketball in 2020 Olympics

A series loss will put James' career Finals record at 3-5, which pales in comparison to the 6-0 record Jordan accomplished, making comparisons to the legendary Bull a bridge too far - even for a p...

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Australia put up an improved performance but rain has the final word

Regulations state 20 overs must be completed to activate the Duckworth-Lewis method, which would nearly certainly have ruled in Australia's favor, but only 16 were played meaning the points were sha...

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Riley Curry returns to steal the show after Warriors win National Basketball Association title

James added 13 rebounds and eight assists to become the first player in Finals history to average a triple-double for the entire series. Consider this: Warriors guard and two-time NBA MVP Steph Cur...

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Warriors deliver knockout punch to Cavs, win National Basketball Association championship

The Golden State Warriors regained the National Basketball Association title from the Cleveland Cavaliers as a 129-120 win on Monday night sealed the finals series 4-1. As a grinning Curry held d...

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The Bernstein Brief: Kevin Durant Completes His Validation

The people in the video mimicked numerous criticisms Durant has faced since entering the National Basketball Association in 2007 as a member of the then Seattle Supersonics (now Oklahoma City Thunder)...

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Cavs Fans Think This Non-Call On Kevin Durant Changed The Game

He hugged mother Wanda many a time. And as if the Mustangs needed any more firepower, they gained 6-foot-10 senior transfer Kevin Durant, whom some consider to be the best player in the country. "The ...

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Gareth Southgate making plans for Russian Federation despite draw with Scotland

Gareth Southgate making plans for Russian Federation despite draw with Scotland

A tense Group F encounter burst into life in the closing stages as Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks to put Scotland into a 2-1 lead after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring...

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Ostapenko eager to build on remarkable Roland Garros win

The 20-year-old Latvian, the lowest-ranked Roland Garros champion in tournament history, bludgeoned her way to the title in a manner much befitting her idol. "Time will tell, but she certainly has the...

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Steve Kerr expected to return as Golden State Warriors coach

Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for Golden State in free agency last July and ended his first season in the Bay Area an National Basketball Association champion following the Warriors' 4-1 Fin...

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Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Welcome Baby Boy During US Open Week

Hosting a major for the first time, the intimidating 7,741 yard, par-72 layout is not for the faint-hearted, promising a physical and mental challenge for the very best. "I have a feeling he'll be amp...

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Richard, Cordero lead Padres past slumping Reds 6-2

Richard, Cordero lead Padres past slumping Reds 6-2

One out from going the distance, Richard was removed after pinch-hitter Tucker Barnhart's two-run double. His pitch count reached 127 in 8.2 innings of completely shutout baseball, throwing 83 pitche...

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Dusan Tadic Remains Coy on Southampton Exit Amid Reported Interest From Liverpool

Dusan Tadic Remains Coy on Southampton Exit Amid Reported Interest From Liverpool

It seems as soon as things go slightly quiet on the Liverpool transfer front, a quick look is automatically taken at the Southampton squad list and a name is picked at random to link with the club...

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Sarfraz the hero as Pakistan squeeze into Champions Trophy semis

And when Imad Wasim was out for four and debutant Fahim Ashraf (15) was run-out after being slow to react at the non-striker's end, Pakistan looked like producing one of their famous implosions. Eng...

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LeBron James reveals he'd want Michael Jordan as a teammate

James isn't the only player unenthusiastic about the new Olympic event. Like Kevin Durant , LeBron James needed a change of scenery and some new teammates before he was crowned an National Baske...

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Carl Frampton to return with fight on July 29

Carl Frampton to return with fight on July 29

Argentine Jonathan Barros is waiting in line for Selby for a clash that should take place before the end of the summer. One opponent it definitely will not be is IBF champion Selby. As the WBA's reg...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wary of 'very, very good England'

Joe Root had a wonderful start to the tournament when he scored 133 against Bangladesh to chase down a total of 305. Meanwhile, Pakistan lacks that matchwinning ability which they had in plenty...

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Cavs, LeBron James left wondering about next year

I put in work, I just had to trust in it. "We were really good tonight". "Today is all about celebrating our championship", the Warriors said in a statement released Tuesday, hours after the team...

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Carl Frampton to face Andres Gutierrez at SSE Arena in Belfast

Carl Frampton to face Andres Gutierrez at SSE Arena in Belfast

Frampton is hoping to bounce back after losing his world title rematch against Leo Santa Cruz back in January. He has managed to see off former world title challengers Mario Macias and Daniel Diaz a...

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Gatland defends Lions after late loss to Highlanders

But I just think there's not much you can do with the penalty in the first scrum of the game where there's a whole new front row and there's a genuine collapse. The boys on Saturday laid down a marker...

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Mr. Met Fired After Making Obscene Gesture At Fans

This unique interference of a call that went wrong was not to be faulted on the new "Mr. Met " or was it the old " Mr. Met " who was relieved of his duties Wednesday night after inappropriate behavio...

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National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

With winning a championship routinely comes the opportunity to visit the White House, but it's not clear if the newly-crowned Golden State Warriors will pay a visit to President Donald Trump just yet....

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French Open Games Postponed

French Open Games Postponed

In the men's section, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic play their quarter-final matches against Pablo Carreno-Busta and Dominic Thiem respectively. Danish 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki knocked o...

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Manchester City 2017-18 Premier League fixtures released

Manchester City 2017-18 Premier League fixtures released

The new season's fixtures which were announced on Wednesday morning saw Antonio Conte's team given a Stamford Bridge opener on the weekend of August 12/13. However, his side face a daunting end to t...

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Wales remain in contention after 1-1 draw with Serbia

The draw leaves Wales in an nearly identical position to before tonight's fixtures, four points behind Serbia and Ireland , locked on the same points as Austria. The keeper asked for the ball so ...

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LeBron's title window may have been shut by Warriors

There were many tense moments throughout the night, including a heated altercation between Tristan Thompson and David West . The two-time MVP was perfectly synchronised with wife Ayesha as they t...

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Leicester have bid accepted for Hull defender Harry Maguire

Leicester have bid accepted for Hull defender Harry Maguire

But Leicester moved first with a £ 17m bid, since accepted, and personal terms are not expected to be an issue. Craig Shakespeare is now fully in charge of the squad, and is ready to stamp his ow...

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LEADING OFF: Sabathia hurt, Rizzo up 1st, Bellinger on 1st

LEADING OFF: Sabathia hurt, Rizzo up 1st, Bellinger on 1st

NY manager Joe Girardi said he anticipates Sabathia is headed to the disabled list, a disappointing blow for the AL East leaders with the big left-hander pitching his best ball in years. The Los Ang...

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Warburton admits he could miss first Test

He is a very composed player, knows the game and never gets rattled. "He's probably the best number nine in the world", claimed Henry. Owen Farrell and Johnny Sexton came on and they ran the game we...

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CONGRATS CURRY: Charlotte, Davidson celebrate Curry's second NBA Finals victory

CONGRATS CURRY: Charlotte, Davidson celebrate Curry's second NBA Finals victory

The growing up of the Thunder has been one of the NBA's great stories in recent years, the Warrior's buying another championship and Kevin Durant selling out for one, is the worst story in recen...

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Golden State Warriors take National Basketball Association title

Golden State Warriors take National Basketball Association title

Usually, I'm working and don't get a chance to see the really big games. He stole a title last season, but this year he was only able to prevent the sweep in Game 4. Time and again, with James (21 fir...

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LeBron James Plans To Watch WNBA and His Son This Summer

I probably won't be a part of the 3-on-3 matchup that it has to offer". James won gold medals with Team USA in 2008 and 2012 and a bronze in 2004. "I don't believe I've played for a super team", ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax fraud accusations

Cristiano Ronaldo denies tax fraud accusations

If he too is put on trial and found guilty, he risks "a fine of at least 28 million" euros ($31.3 million) and could potentially be jailed for three-and-a-half years, the Gestha union of experts at ...

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Champions Trophy: It's advantage England ahead of semifinal tie vs Pakistan

Then they escaped with a victory when Sri Lanka dropped the trophy, not once but several times , and skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, in company with left-arm seamer Mohammad Amir, took Pakistan to the sem...

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Alonso beats Jones to Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award

Alonso beats Jones to Indy 500 Rookie of the Year award

Senior Writer Ryan McGee basically admitted that no one foresaw Sato gulping down the Indy 500 milk at the end. "It's just important to show I'm in good spirits, that I'm physically doing well a...

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Highlanders select 3 current All Blacks for Lions match

Ireland scrum-half Murray praised the Lions forwards for gifting him a rock-solid platform from which to dominate with pinpoint tactical kicking in the impressive 12-3 win in Christchurch. The Lion...

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More joy in Canada for Hamilton as Vettel's lead is halved

More joy in Canada for Hamilton as Vettel's lead is halved

Kimi Raikkonen hit late trouble but held on to seventh position ahead of Renault's Nico Hulkenberg . Alonso's retirement did work out for Grosjean , who took up the tenth place instead. He just c...

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Robbo urges Mourinho to add some United 'flair'

In his first season as a Monaco player, Fabinho was excellent as a midfielder and made 34 Ligue 1 appearances and scored six times. He has won the league and cup with Benfica and done well in the C...

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Flip the script: Brad Keselowski interviews Ryan Blaney in Victory Lane

Flip the script: Brad Keselowski interviews Ryan Blaney in Victory Lane

I wish we could have got a little better finish in our Smithfield Ford, but I'm just thankful for the opportunity. "I've experienced that since Day 1 of racing", Wallace told the New York Times se...

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Massive fire in London apartment building

Massive fire in London apartment building

He said: "It's horrendous". Some residents said that they did not hear smoke alarms go off, and it's not clear if the building had a working sprinkler system. He told Newstalk ZB's Larry Williams he...

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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic launch French Open assaults

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic launch French Open assaults

The 2017 French Open is now underway at Roland Garros in Paris , with the world's biggest tennis stars looking to win the open title and scoop nearly $2 million in prize money. Djokovic in his ...

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