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Perfect Golden State Warriors reach NBA finals again

But the same can be said for the prior series, during which the Cavaliers were missing much more fire power after Kevin Love went down for the season in the first round and Kyrie Irving followed his l...

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Sebastien Bourdais back at IMS after qualifying wreck

Fernando Alonso's attempt to win the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil went up in a puff of blue smoke today late in the 200-lap race. The final 11-lap shootout came about foll...

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Casey Dellacqua responds on Twitter to Margaret Court's anti-gay marriage stance

Casey Dellacqua responds on Twitter to Margaret Court's anti-gay marriage stance

Australian tennis great Margaret Court earned 24 singles Grand Slam titles, the standing record in women's tennis, during her career in the 1960s and '70s, but less illustrious is her almost as long...

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Kerber draws Makarova, Nadal could face Djokovic in semis

Kerber draws Makarova, Nadal could face Djokovic in semis

Meanwhile, nine-time victor Rafael Nadal of Spain has been drawn on a path that could see him face the defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia, in the semifinals. "He has been through all thes...

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Thiem, Zverev aiming to upset old guard at French Open

Thiem, Zverev aiming to upset old guard at French Open

Abanda, the world No. 191, will open against No. 264 Tessah Andrianjafitrimo of France . That defeat to the Swede opened the door for Roger Federer to win his only French Open title. However, F...

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Vettel denies Ferrari had team orders

Vettel denies Ferrari had team orders

MONACO (AP) - Sebastian Vettel stood out last season for his furious rants more than his slick driving. It promises to be an eventful race, with three-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton star...

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LeBron James eclipses Michael Jordan's scoring record

I don't even think my teammates would say that. One more team. I couldn't have made the (entire) East better. When you're watching Michael Jordan it's nearly like a god. 1 on my agenda". In regard to ...

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LeBron James says Michael Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

More than how it reflects on our team is how he's feeling that makes it very hard to have to sit here and say that the man that's hugely responsible for us being in The Finals for three years in a row...

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Francis Coquelin dedicates FA Cup final win to Arsene Wenger

Fabregas had been introduced in place of Nemanja Matic just after the hour mark, with the Spain global unhappy to have been given a watching brief beforehand. "If the offer is from Atletico , I w...

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Kevin Love says it's amusing to consider Cavaliers underdogs

Let the hype, and the waiting, begin: Game 1 isn't until Thursday. The Cavs may be underdogs, but after overcoming a 3-1 deficit in last year's Finals, no one will be counting them out - especially ...

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Petra Kvitova Delighted With Comeback Win Over Julia Boserup

Kerber showed some signs of getting into the match, smacking a cross-court forehand passing victor, leaning forward and yelling as she got within 3-1. With Serena Williams, Vitoria Azarenka and Maria ...

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Daniel Ricciardo:

Daniel Ricciardo: "I think we could have done better"

Marcus Ericsson then crashed his Sauber and Stoffel van Doorne did the same with his McLaren. "When you get safety auto, these tyres are like driving on ice". It always amazes me how fast everything g...

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Aaron Ramsey convinced Arsene Wenger will stay following record FA Cup win

Chelsea were down to 10 men in the 68th minute after Victor Moses was shown a second yellow card, following a dive inside the Arsenal box. I was playing very well and the team was winning, scoring a l...

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Ander Herrera states his prediction for Man United v Ajax

Ander Herrera states his prediction for Man United v Ajax

United travel to Stockholm on Tuesday ahead of the 64th and final game of a marathon campaign , and if there is anything that should ensure Mata and his team-mates do not allow fatigue to cloud their...

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Chelsea: John Terry hits back at critics over substitution

Given the heightened security threat announced by the Government, and recognising that this is a developing situation, we have given this careful consideration. "Because you know what, I've been 22 ye...

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Seeded Kerber stunned in first round of French Open

Cutting a troubled figure on court a world away from the feisty baseliner who last season battled her way to two grand slam titles, Kerber lacked the pace and power to trouble her fellow left-hander. ...

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Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

Wenger did confess to a regret - he ought to have resolved the issue of his future sooner. Even though it has been a bit hard in recent seasons. Memories of banners and ridiculous airplanes came to mi...

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Rooney 'more or less' decides United future

Paul Pogba dedicated victory to the victims of this week's Manchester terror attack after propelling Manchester United towards a 2-0 victory over Ajax in yesterday's Europa League final. EFL Cu...

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Hélio Castroneves refuses to give up on making Indy 500 history

Hélio Castroneves refuses to give up on making Indy 500 history

Castroneves, looking for that elusive fourth Indianapolis 500 win, drove his Chevy-powered vehicle past Sato and Chilton to take the lead on Lap 194 to thunderous applause from the crowd estimated a...

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Preparation key to United's Europa victory, says Mourinho

Rooney now says he needs to decide if he wants to continue performing in the team or else go off in search of more regular opportunities. "We felt the suffering and the sadness of the city of Manc...

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Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

The only time he won a championship as a Finals favorite was with Miami in 2013, when the Heat upended the Spurs for their second straight title. "Obviously, I mean, I've played against four hall of...

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Lingard: Man United 'capable of anything'

Wednesday's final took on heightened importance with Monday's terrorist attack at Manchester's MEN Arena which killed 22 people and injured countless others, but on the pitch it was United's only re...

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Barcelona favourite to win Copa del Rey against Alaves

Barcelona favourite to win Copa del Rey against Alaves

Luis Enrique will take charge of Barcelona for the final time as coach in Saturday's Copa del Rey final against Alaves , but refused to rule out a return to the club in the future on Friday. W...

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Cavs coach says Irving is feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury

Golden State enters the contest having dropped the best in the West without losing a single match. When I started playing the game , I was like 'If I'm not scoring the basketball how can I still make...

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NFL Owners Approve Three More Rule Changes

NFL Owners Approve Three More Rule Changes

In years past, teams had three rounds of roster cuts to get to the league mandated 53 man roster. But the more amusing part of this rule change is not what will be allowed, but what is still banned....

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'King' James reigns as Cavs book rubber match with Warriors

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a -260 favorite, with Cleveland at +220. He finished the game with 35 points, booking his seventh straight finals appearance as the reignin...

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'Threematch' at hand for Cavaliers, Warriors

Stephen Curry and Draymond Green think so. While this may be unprecedented in the National Basketball Association, it has happened once before in the NFL, NHL and Major League Baseball with matchu...

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Monaco Grand Prix 2017: Sebastian Vettel WINS after pipping team-mate Kimi Raikkonen

That was during Ferrari's dominant era. " Unbelievable . It was a very tense race", Vettel said. That he is making such cryptic comments just six races into the 20-race season may not bode well ...

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FA Cup unlikely to have any bearing on future: Wenger

FA Cup unlikely to have any bearing on future: Wenger

But Costa says he would only leave Chelsea for one club in the future - that being his former employers Atletico Madrid. Arsene Wenger reaffirms his loyalty to Arsenal after winning the FA Cup ...

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NBA Finals: Buckle up for Cavs-Warriors 3.0

Both the Cavaliers and Warriors have upgraded their rosters from a year ago, when they went seven games in an epic series that spawned the first comeback from a 3-1 deficit in Finals history and r...

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Kevin Love doesn't think Cavaliers are underdogs

The Cleveland Cavaliers continued to dominate the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals, beating them 135-102 to take the series in five games. James elected not to talk about the Warrio...

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Chelsea ace aims cheeky dig at Arsenal after losing FA Cup clash

Chelsea ace aims cheeky dig at Arsenal after losing FA Cup clash

The only way I know is to try to compete and to stay a long time. But more recently the dynamics appeared to have changed , with Gazidis pushing his "catalyst for change" agenda in response to the ...

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Down with fever, Yuvraj will miss opening warm-up game vs NZ

Down with fever, Yuvraj will miss opening warm-up game vs NZ

The warm-up matches will provide Ashwin with much-needed game time as he fights for his place with Ravindra Jadeja in case the team management decides to go with one specialist spinner in the pl...

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Kerber's season hits new low with French Open pummelling

But Sunday's setback, albeit on a surface she has no great affection for and having made an opening-round exit in Paris past year, threatens to leave her season in tatters. "I won already, before". ...

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Jaap Stam confident Reading can handle play-off pressure

When asked whether the result would have any impact on his future, Stam stressed: "No I don't think so. But you just hope when they see you after the game, they know what to say rather than trying to ...

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Sportswriter Terry Frei faces backlash for racist Indy 500 tweet

Sportswriter Terry Frei faces backlash for racist Indy 500 tweet

A joyful Sato dumped a bottle of milk over his head, received a kiss from the Indy 500 Princess and raised his finger in the air. Takuma Sato, a 40-year-old driver on Michael Andretti's team, won ...

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Petra Kvitova to play at French Open

Kvitova, who faces 86th-ranked American Julia Boserup in the first round of Roland Garros, said it will take time before her hand is back to normal. 16. "Just passive work with the fingers". I can't...

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Despite blowup, Alonso hits the mark at Indy

Death could have rocked the motor racing world at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "Obviously, if I come back here, at least I know how everything is". "It was a great experience, the last two wee...

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Fernando Alonso retires from Indy 500 as Honda engine fails

Fernando Alonso retires from Indy 500 as Honda engine fails

There was a whole lot of talk about a Formula 1 driver coming in and winning the 101st running of the Indy 500. But it just wasn't what Alonso said and did in the buildup to Sunday, it's also how ...

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Seeded Angelique Kerber knocked out of French Open

It is the second consecutive year in which Kerber has lost in the opening round at Roland Garros, having also lost at this stage last year to Kiki Bertens, who went on to reach her first Grand Slam se...

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