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Charges against catfish-thrower may have been too harsh, Pittsburgh mayor says

Charges against catfish-thrower may have been too harsh, Pittsburgh mayor says

You may also have heard that he was arrested and charged with three misdemeanors in connection with the incident: disorderly conduct, disrupting a meeting and possession of an instrument of crime. "...

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Cavs coach keeps NBA champs calm amid chaos

Cavs forward Love had said: "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because at the end of the day we are defending our title". We're trying to repeat, which is so hard to do. He scored 42 in an i...

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French Open: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to second round

Trailing 0-40 on serve in the final game, Djokovic won five consecutive points and sealed the match with a service victor. Provided the seedings work out he will meet Lucas Pouille in the fourth rou...

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Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Goalie Matt Murray to start for Penguins in Game 4 vs. Senators

Ottawa forward Bobby Ryan carried the puck over the Pittsburgh line, curled as one defender fell, and he threw the puck across to the front of Murray's net, where Clarke MacArthur deftly tipped th...

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Flawless postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant

OK, Sam, if the Warriors are going to win this thing and they're so great, why won't they win in four or five. The closest he could do was acknowledge the enormous challenge posed by the All-Star-st...

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LeBron James won't call the upcoming Warriors series his greatest challenge

LeBron James won't call the upcoming Warriors series his greatest challenge

They are the ninth team in league history to reach the finals undefeated, in eras with fewer games needed to make the championship round, but only five of the first eight won the title. "They have t...

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Another Warriors-Cavaliers Finals clash not bad for National Basketball Association

It's not because I'm picking Golden State to win this series that starts Thursday night. The Cavaliers have certainly been better defensively since the end of the regular season as they're sti...

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Henry Onyekuru 'ready' for Premier League switch

Henry Onyekuru 'ready' for Premier League switch

The 19-year-old enjoyed a fine season in Belgium, finishing as the league's joint-top scorer after netting 22 goals for Eupen in his debut season in the top-flight. "I do not really want to make a c...

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Stephen Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep SA

Golden State led by as many as 22 points in cruising to its third straight NBA Finals . The biggest difference is the addition of Durant, who left Oklahoma City in the offseason to sign with Go...

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Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale: I'm fully fit

Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale: I'm fully fit

Will he go with the overpowering Gareth Bale in attack or keep the creative Francisco " Isco " Alarcon in midfield? "It's going to be a hard decision", Zidane said. "I'm feeling fine, there's no p...

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NBA Finals Could Take 18 Days - Stretching "2-Minute" Theory

Bringing him to Golden State and not being able to beat LeBron, Kyrie, and the Cavs would reflect poorly on the team and front office. Lose here, or you win a game here, it's like, 'All right, cool....

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Liverpool agree terms to sign Chelsea's Dominic Solanke

Liverpool agree terms to sign Chelsea's Dominic Solanke

As with virtually every Chelsea youth player, he has spent time on loan at Vitesse Arnhem , with whom he scored 7 goals in 25 appearances in 2015-16. Klopp rates him as a player for the long-term ...

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Perfect postseason 'doesn't matter' to Warriors' Durant

The other key natural progression has been Durant's chemistry this season with fellow star Stephen Curry . With eight NBA Finals appearances under his belt, he is ready to face a team he's called...

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James' Cavs underdogs for NBA finals

Brown is set to go up against LeBron James and a Cleveland team he coached in two separate stints. Most fans would have to agree with Vegas on this one, what with the Dubs having added superstar...

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Early point spreads released for MI football may surprise you

But one bookmaker provided an indication how it expects the landmark games to play out. The South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa has already released lines for Week 1 games and notable in-season matc...

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James' Cavs underdogs for National Basketball Association finals

The Warriors are favored, after all, just as they were past year. He returns this year more closely resembling the stat-stuffing machine he was in Minnesota than at any other time since he was tra...

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Bruno Alves jets in for Rangers talks

Bruno Alves jets in for Rangers talks

Alves is in Portugal's squad for this summer's Confederations Cup. The 35-year-old has a wealth of experience, having won titles and trophies at Porto, Zenit St-Petersburg and Fenerbahce. By then, h...

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ICC ODI rankings: Virat Kohli only Indian in Top 10 batsmen

Of course, Ganguly is Dada for Indians. Hashim Amla scored 55 before being bowled by debutant Toby Roland-Jones and Quinton de Kock (34) fell in the next over to Jake Ball. He achieved this milest...

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Champions Trophy 2017: India wins warm-up match against Kiwis

That comes from defending well, too, and getting a couple of extra inches into the ball. Thus, the Indian team management really needs to think about the position of Rahane in the side and whether h...

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Mbappe to consult Deschamps over future amid Real Madrid links

Mbappe to consult Deschamps over future amid Real Madrid links

Mbappe, 18, took Europe by storm this season, scoring 16 goals in Ligue 1 for title-winning Monaco , to go with six more goals in the Champions League . Manchester City and Real Madrid are both th...

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Alonso Will

Alonso Will "Definitely" Race The Indy 500 Again

It was the third time in four years that Honda had reached victory lane. After all, it's been some year already for the young driver following his step-up from IndyLights and his championship titl...

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My NBA Finals prediction? Better get a broom

The Warriors are the first team in league history to win 64 or more games in three consecutive seasons. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below....

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Wenger Set To Stay At Arsenal

However, they beat Chelsea on Saturday to win the FA Cup , making Wenger the most successful manager - and Arsenal the most successful team - in the competition's history. In the midst of those p...

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LeBron James Becomes NBA's All Time Career Postseason Points Leader

Game 1: Thurday at Warriors, 9 p.m. From trying to emulate Jordan's fadeaway jump shot to copying his uniform quirks, James said, "I did pretty much everything MJ did when I was a kid". James left C...

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How to watch Celtics vs. Cavs Game 4

How to watch Celtics vs. Cavs Game 4

But the Cavs found their footing late in the half and were able to stay within striking distance - trailing by only 10 at intermission. Behind the stellar shooting of Kyrie Irving , they increased ...

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Kevin Durant has to win NBA Finals MVP to silence critics

Kevin Durant has to win NBA Finals MVP to silence critics

Path to Finals: Won Central Division; beat IN 4-0 IN Eastern Conference quarter-finals; beat Toronto 4-0 IN conference semi-finals; beat Boston 4-1 IN conference final. "He's one of the most risky g...

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Celtics Vs. Cavs Game 5 Preview: Will Boston Prolong Eastern Conference Finals?

Celtics Vs. Cavs Game 5 Preview: Will Boston Prolong Eastern Conference Finals?

Hear what they said on Facebook Live below. "No blame. We're all to blame", Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Monday, a day after his team was stunned 111-108 by the Celtics . Avery Bradley fini...

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Wenger agrees two-year contract extension at Arsenal

The team rode a high finish to the year to their fifth-place finish, wrapping up the season with five consecutive victories, and then took home the aforementioned FA Cup . Gazidis would still like to...

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Wenger agrees to two-year extension at Arsenal

Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has insisted he did not have his heart in his mouth, when Victor Moses went down in the box during their 2-1 win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final last Saturday...

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Irving's 42 points power Cavs past Celtics

The Cavs set an National Basketball Association record by winning their 13th consecutive series closeout opportunity. "I wasn't coming out, I knew how much our team needed this game", Irving said...

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Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals 2017 Game 1

Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals 2017 Game 1

Remember when rest was all the rage? The Cavaliers have lost just once in three playoff rounds, falling on a last-second shot by three points to top-seeded Boston in game three of the Eastern Co...

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United States beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

United States beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

It was just the first day of the most famous sailing event on the planet, but it might just be the most dramatic, with the British Team Ben Ainslie Racing's boat nearly crushing Team Japan's sailors...

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Barcelona Appoints New Manager

Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu said the former Bilbao coach was hired owing to his knowledge of the club and ability to adhere to the club's youth policy. I have spoken to him today and he is ver...

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Golden State Warriors favoured over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors favoured over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers

Zaza Pachulia missed games with a heel contusion but should be ready for Game 1 while Andre Iguodala looks to have recovered from his knee injury that caused him to miss a game. In 2016, Irving av...

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Stokes in fitness race for second ODI

Stokes in fitness race for second ODI

He then returned in the 26th over, after South Africa had lost Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis quickly. But they both fell in quick succession to leave the Proteas 149 for three. "We couldn't get...

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Ainslie gets badly needed win in America's Cup qualifiers

Ben Ainslie's Land Rover BAR suffered a shock defeat on Monday at the hands of Groupama Team France in the America's Cup qualifiers . The team which finishes bottom of the standings after th...

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Penguins win Game 1 over Predators

Pittsburgh was outshot throughout the first two rounds of the playoffs. In the last round against Ottawa, they faced a passive group intent on clogging the neutral zone at all costs. After Nick Boni...

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Hamilton: Ferrari has chosen its number one

It was a first win for Ferrari in Monaco since 2001 and on a weekend when his main title rival Lewis Hamilton struggled it was a dream result for Vettel . "First of all, they deserved to win, t...

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Cavaliers take a 3-1 series lead over Celtics

How well is Kyrie Irving operating? Irving was able to stay on the floor and finish the game, scoring a career playoff-high 42 points. With James in foul trouble, Irving was forced to do more than...

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Warriors Open as Finals Favorite Over Cavaliers

Warriors Open as Finals Favorite Over Cavaliers

While the Warriors have posted a flawless 12-0 record in the playoffs this season, the Cavs have almost matched them. "It's not something that I can hide from or run from", Brown said of his connectio...

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