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Denver Post fires sportswriter over Indy 500 tweet

Denver Post fires sportswriter over Indy 500 tweet

The tweet in question followed a historic Indy 500 win by Japanese racer Takuma Sato , the first racer from an Asian country to win the race. When he attempted a last-lap pass, Sato lost control ...

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Penguins win game one of Stanley Cup Final

Penguins win game one of Stanley Cup Final

But Nashville's defence buckled down in the second, preventing Pittsburgh from registering a shot on net in the period. "Kid stepping in like that without much National Hockey League experience, bei...

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Tiger Woods found asleep in stationery car

Tiger Woods found asleep in stationery car

According to the affidavit , an officer from the Jupiter Police Department found Woods, an 11-time PGA Tour Player of the Year, sleeping in his Mercedes around 2 am Monday. Woods apologized to hi...

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Kevin Durant, favored Golden State Warriors shrug off parity talk

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson have found comfort in exploding with Kevin Durant in the most powerful offensive lineup in the season. This is their opportunity for redemption, a chance to rectify ...

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Marlins roll to 9-2 win; Angels' Trout injured

Marlins roll to 9-2 win; Angels' Trout injured

Los Angeles trimmed its deficit to 5-3 with a two-run, sixth-inning homer by Maldonado that barely got over the glove of a leaping Yelich in center field. Shoemaker, who had won each of his last three...

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Cavaliers set franchise playoff record for points in a quarter

For the first time in the series, the Cavs were outplayed in the first half of Game 4. "I knew how much we needed this game and how much my teammates needed me and the importance of me leading these g...

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Warriors welcome acting coach Mike Brown back to practice

This is obvious, but it's worth stepping back and really considering the fact that a team that won 73 games last season is now 12-0 in the playoffs, and is heading into the NBA Finals with a healthy...

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Pens lead 3-1, but shots vanish in 2nd

Then the game turned on the Predators as some ill-advised penalties gave the Penguins a 5-on-3 advantage. That seemed to give the Penguins renewed energy. Ryan Ellis , Colton Sissons and Frederick G...

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Kevin Durant says don't blame him for lopsided NBA Playoffs

He's been their last line of defense, their best rebounder and the guts and glue of this Cavaliers' team . With LeBron James , this matchup has that. Against Golden State, although it's only a tw...

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Jack Nicklaus says he feels bad for Tiger Woods

Jack Nicklaus says he feels bad for Tiger Woods

I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Dept. and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office for their professionalism. Acco...

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Rays promote 2 pitchers, send 1 down, put Bourjos on DL

Rays promote 2 pitchers, send 1 down, put Bourjos on DL

Archer has shown recent signs of returning to the Archer that was a top pitcher in baseball, as he has 23 strikeouts in his last 13.3 innings and has allowed three or less earned runs in five of his ...

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Capsule preview of the Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals matchup

Barnes' offensive struggles were a big reason Golden State squandered a 3-1 lead in the 2016 Finals to Cleveland. Brown has been coaching the Warriors since Game 3 of the first-round playoff series ...

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Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win

Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win

Terry Frei, a longtime sportswriter at The Denver Post , no longer works for the newspaper after he was criticized for a controversial tweet regarding the victory of Japan's Takuma Sato in the India...

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Cavs GM: 'I Hope Everybody Says We Have No Chance'

Now while the Cavs defense has improved during the playoffs, consider who they were playing and compare them to what the Warriors bring to the table. They do a lot of splitting. But if you ask a...

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Analyst out on a limb, says Warriors won't be challenged by Cavs

Analyst out on a limb, says Warriors won't be challenged by Cavs

While Cavaliers star LeBron James is going for his fourth ring, Durant will be trying to win his first. Earlier this week Love called it "funny" that the Cavs are being viewed as underdogs. ...

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Irving and LeBron take charge, push Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

Irving and LeBron take charge, push Cavs past Celtics in Game 4

He added six assists and five rebounds. Kyrie nearly outscored the Celtics on his own in the third quarter (23-21), and his historic third quarter onslaught helped give the Cavs a seven point cush...

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Nerlens Noel Could Receive Multiple Max Offers In Free Agency

Nerlens Noel Could Receive Multiple Max Offers In Free Agency

According to a report from Scout.com, Noel is likely to drum up multiple offers and teams are willing to pony up for him when he hits the market this summer. Noel, 23, is a gifted defender with great ...

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LeBron James' Cavaliers embracing underdog status in NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

LeBron James' Cavaliers embracing underdog status in NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

At this point, if you're done laughing at former Celtics players and coaches, I think it would be prudent to point out that it's just as competitive to want to grind your opponents into dust until t...

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Still sidelined, Steve Kerr stunned Warriors are Finals favorite

Still sidelined, Steve Kerr stunned Warriors are Finals favorite

Let's be honest, not many are giving the Cleveland Cavaliers much of a chance in the NBA Finals . Earlier this week Love called it "funny" that the Cavs are being viewed as underdogs. James doe...

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Morgan century propels England to 339-6 against South Africa

Morgan century propels England to 339-6 against South Africa

Chasing a massive 340 run target for victory, South Africa were going strong at 145/1 in the 25th over before England fought back to remove Amla (73) and Faf du Plessis (67) to put pressure on t...

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Manchester United's Europa League win completes the set

Manchester United's Europa League win completes the set

The boys were fantastic. They will learn a lot from it and if we keep the squad together they will be strInsert Banneronger for it'. "We got up there and we are very proud now". Paul Pogba dedicated ...

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Chelsea to give Antonio Conte £200m to land Lukaku, Virgil and Bakayoko

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has been named Premier League manager of the year by the League Managers Association at their 25th annual awards dinner on Monday night. "I am really confident in t...

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Dillon wins Coca-Cola 600 for first NASCAR Cup victory

Earnhardt's best chance to win here came in 2011 when he ran out of gas on turn four of the final lap while leading the race. I don't know. There's nothing we could've done different."There was just o...

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Coutinho planning Champions League run with Liverpool

Coutinho planning Champions League run with Liverpool

Knowing Chelsea play one game a week, how strong they are. Arsenal has confirmed a 10% reduction in the price of season ticket renewals for gold members, after the club failed to qualify for nex...

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Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland start bench-clearing brawl between Nats, Giants

Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland start bench-clearing brawl between Nats, Giants

Asked what he had thought when Harper began swinging, Strickland replied: "It's go time". "I was just trying to do what I needed to do to keep it going I guess. Strickland's argument didn't partic...

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Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans after FA Cup victory

Alan Shearer sends message to Arsenal fans after FA Cup victory

Arsenal are planning to make an official announcement on Wednesday. Last summer, N'Golo Kante , the PFA and FWA Player of the Year, is said to have wanted to join Arsenal but ended up starring ...

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Carr says no extension if not done before training camp

Carr says no extension if not done before training camp

I'm not anxious about it to let you know about it. "I wouldn't answer my phone [to talk about his contract]", Carr said, via Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Speaking to reporters ...

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Police report released on Tiger Woods arrest

Police didn't specify whether Woods was under the influence of drugs , alcohol, or both. Woods' arrest came after Jupiter, Fla . police approached his still-running vehicle around 3 a.m. 'What hap...

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Sailing: Ainslie loses to France in setback to America's Cup hopes

It was the British team who started the stronger. Six years later, the trophy, known as the Auld Mug, was taken back across the Atlantic and donated to the New York Yacht Club. Outteridge felt Art...

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Higher power: LeBron soaring into 7th straight NBA Finals

Higher power: LeBron soaring into 7th straight NBA Finals

He may not be out there long if the Warriors decide they need more mobility against Thompson, who is almost averaging a double-double and shooting 60 percent while creating plenty of extra possess...

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5 things we learned from the Premier League's final weekend

5 things we learned from the Premier League's final weekend

Chelsea had already been confirmed as champions long before facing Sunderland but the way they came from behind to win in style after Javier Manquillo had put Sunderland ahead in the third minu...

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Tiger Woods Blames Meds For DUI Arrest

Woods blamed the incident on an " unexpected reaction " to medications he was taking following surgery. Vioxx: Anti-inflammatory medication that had been taken off the shelves; Woods said he's tak...

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Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailboat in Chesapeake

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailboat in Chesapeake

Watchstanders launched a Motor Life Boat from the Morro Bay Station to assist with the distressed call but the boatcrew determined the weather was too risky to safely tow "Snafu" back into the harbor....

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Wenger gets two-year extension at Arsenal

Wenger gets two-year extension at Arsenal

Fabregas was replaced by Nemanja Matic for the starting line-up at Wembley on Saturday with the Spaniard coming on just after the hour mark. "For me, the contract does not have special meaning but, ...

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John Terry 'couldn't care less about criticism' of Chelsea farewell

Press Association Sport understands the Premier League is relaxed about Terry's orchestrated substitution midway through the first half of the champions' 5-1 win over Sunderland , despite it bein...

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Basketball: Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Basketball: Irving, James lead the way as Cavs down Celtics

Kevin Love added 17 points and a game-high 17 rebounds for the Cavs, now 11-1 in this postseason. As well as guys like Jae Crowder and Avery Bradley and Kelly Olynyk and just all their guys. In...

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Steve Kerr Warriors coach to miss NBA Finals opener

He'll again be at center stage this week as Cleveland meets Golden State in the third installment of their title trilogy. "They have a good thing going". It was 37.6 percent to 34.0 percent for th...

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French Open Nadal knows he can't lose, says Kyrgios

French Open Nadal knows he can't lose, says Kyrgios

The men's singles second seed Djokovic of Serbia recorded a convincing 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory over Spanish Marcel Granollers in two hours and 27 minutes in front of his new coach Andre Agassi , an e...

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Straight sets wins for Nadal and Djokovic

The nine-time victor was handed a hard opener against the unpredictable Frenchman but kept the talented world No. 45 at bay with a 6-1 6-4 6-1 victory. But Djokovic split with those coaches, as well a...

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Steve Kerr on Warriors as NBA Finals Favorites:

Steve Kerr on Warriors as NBA Finals Favorites: "Are You Kidding Me?"

He said that if he's unable to return for Game 1 , he expects that a final decision on his status would be made shortly after. "In sports, you go back to the whole amateur-versus-professional iss...

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