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Laurent Lokoli's refusal to shake hands creates flap at French Open

I was hitting the ball better when I was defending. It's not the first time things have got awkward at the end of a match, with last year's French Open witnessing one of the most heated post-match...

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Cavaliers Down Celtics in Game 4 of Conference Finals

Cavaliers Down Celtics in Game 4 of Conference Finals

They now have a maximum of three games to get that one crucial win. Since Boston were without Isaiah Thomas due to a hip injury, the Cavaliers should have been able to keep the mojo going and d...

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Kings XI slump to record low as Supergiant seal play-off berth

Kings XI slump to record low as Supergiant seal play-off berth

Mumbai leaked 41 runs in the last two overs bowled by Mitchel McClenaghan and Jasprit Bumrah , who went for 26 and 15 respectively. Ajinkya Rahane and captain Steve Smith mopped up the remaini...

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Virat Kohli attends ICC Champions Trophy 2017 opening dinner with other captains

We have done well in our last few matches against England and we are confident", he said . He added: "It's an odd injury, because everything he does - apart from bowl at 100 per cent in the game - ...

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Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs

Warriors do not need to be perfect to beat Cavs

Warriors vs. Cavaliers Part III. "It's the ultimate rubber match ". Cleveland's series win over Golden State past year was remarkably impressive in itself. The Cavs , on the other hand, are...

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Cavaliers vs Warriors: 2017 NBA Finals Schedule And Odds

Durant took his former Oklahoma City Thunder team to the NBA Finals in 2012, where they fell in five games to a Miami Heat squad that featured current Cavaliers forward LeBron James . Golden ...

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Team NZ too good for Ainslie's BAR

If the victor of the qualifiers is Oracle or a challenger that advances to the match, that team will start the match with a one-point bonus. Earlier Monday, British sailing star Ben Ainslie , who l...

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LeBron James: 'I Will Own a Team Someday'

LeBron James: 'I Will Own a Team Someday'

Jordan's heroics gave the Bulls a 3-2 series lead, and he would eventually lead them to the series win and their second championship in a row, his fifth at the time . "I feel like my brain as far as ...

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Racial slur painted on gate of LeBron James' Los Angeles home

But Iguodala's back betrayed him as the finals wore on a year ago, and he didn't look the same in its final few games as the Warriors blew a 3-1 lead over the Cavaliers and wound up watching Cl...

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Arsene Wenger agrees two-year extension with Arsenal

Arsene Wenger agrees two-year extension with Arsenal

Welbeck said: "The manager is his own man and he makes his own decision and the board will make the right decision". Wenger added: "Once the game starts and you are a fan, you stand behind the team,...

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Harry Kane eyes Premier League century next season

The Belgian powerhouse has scored 24 of his Premier League goals at Everton this term and is two behind Kane in the race for this season's Golden Boot. He means a lot for the team. The Englishma...

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Nicky Hayden passes away 5 days after bicycle accident

Judicial authorities have opened an investigation into the crash, but according to The Guardian , a Breathalyzer test found the driver was not over the limit. He dreamed as a kid of being a pro-rider...

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Sports With Littlefield: LeBron James Takes on Michael Jordan's Legacy08:34

The 2017 NBA Finals tip off at 9 pm ET on Thursday night in Oakland. Cavs center Tristan Thompson is better than the Warriors combo in the middle of Zaza Pachulia and JaVale Magee. I'm the...

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Nas Calls Trump a Racist In Open Letter

Nas Calls Trump a Racist In Open Letter

You can read Nas' letter in its entirety, here. "My way of addressing these issues is through my work", he continued. The "It Ain't Hard to Tell" artist went on to explain that while his work ...

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Cavs one win away from a historic Finals rematch

Bradley scored the last 11 points in a row and finished the half with 19 points, but the Celtics proved incapable of stopping the Cavaliers from scoring. "We've been in that position before", Lo...

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Petra Kvitova makes emotional return to Tennis five months after stabbing attack

Petra Kvitova makes emotional return to Tennis five months after stabbing attack

The expectations that come with being world No1 have clearly weighed down on her but the two-time Grand Slam champion says that the pressure she puts on herself is also a factor. "I love you thank you...

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Steph Curry calls these NBA Finals the ultimate rubber match

Brown had two stints as coach in Cleveland , leading the team to the playoffs five straight times from 2006-10 before returning for a one-year stint in 2013-14 when the Cavs won 33 games. Curry is av...

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Boston Celtics Game 4 Recap: Mr. Buckets

Boston Celtics Game 4 Recap: Mr. Buckets

Cleveland came from behind to win Game 4 at home. He quickly flashed one finger as he backpedaled down the court. "I was happy to sit back and watch him", said James of his 25-year-old running mate...

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Champions League final: Isco and Bale can play together - Zidane

Champions League final: Isco and Bale can play together - Zidane

There are four days left and we're focused on what we have to do. "I have one more year on my contract but that doesn't mean anything", Zidane told reporters on Tuesday. The showpiece event of Eur...

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AP's position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

AP's position-by-position matchups for the NBA Finals

Because he's pounded some of the best Eastern Conference teams in one of the longest exhibitions of sustained dominance in National Basketball Association history. The one game the Cavs have lost - G...

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Orioles place C Welington Castillo on DL; summon Pena

Orioles place C Welington Castillo on DL; summon Pena

Castillo was initially believed to be taking a routine day off for Wednesday's series finale against NY after making five straight starts, but could miss additional time after being diagnosed with a h...

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Arsenal to extend Wenger contract for two years

Arsenal to extend Wenger contract for two years

The timing of the signings will also be important. Particularly galling for Arsenal fans this season was to finish below north London rival Tottenham, the runner-up, for the first time in 22 years. ...

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Man Utd's Europa League title gave Manchester a lift - Ferguson

United cancelled their pre-final press conference after the attacks and wore black armbands in Stockholm as there was a minute silence held prior to kick-off. "I still believe I could", he said . ...

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Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal

Wenger to target title after signing new two-year deal with Arsenal

Yet now Wenger has committed his future to the Gunners for at least two more seasons, could that affect clubs looking at signing their players and more specifically, Liverpool's pursuit of Ale...

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LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

There's Kevin Durant (also 2.1-to-1), the new guy in the mix, who joined the Warriors to win a title and would face endless scrutiny for it if they fall short. The Warriors are 0-5-1 ATS in th...

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Jason Day loses playoff on US PGA Tour

Jason Day loses playoff on US PGA Tour

A wayward driver on the 17th made it look like Horschel was headed for bogey, but he successfully scrambled to save par and remain tied with Day heading into the final hole. "It's really surreal", h...

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Kuznetsov senses upset over vulnerable Murray

Kuznetsov senses upset over vulnerable Murray

From somebody that couldn't lose a match previous year to somebody that can't win a match at the moment - I don't know what happened. He was fighting like hell and then, all of a sudden, you don't kno...

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PBT Podcast: NBA Finals preview with Dan Feldman

COACHES: Steve Kerr or Mike Brown vs. Tyronn Lue . Cleveland Cavaliers win title in six games? This year's finals matchup also marks the third consecutive year that tickets at Cleveland'...

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Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

The series will feature a number of compelling individual matchups, most notably James versus Durant at small forward, Kyrie Irving versus Curry at point guard and Kevin Love versus Draymond Gree...

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Arsene Wenger signs two-year contract with Arsenal

Arsene Wenger signs two-year contract with Arsenal

Gazidis defended the board's decision to stand by Wenger . But some have welcomed the new contract. Register now to learn how DHS and Commerce are implementing CDM strategies. "But when you look ...

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Major League Baseball hands down suspensions, fines for Nationals-Giants brawl

Major League Baseball hands down suspensions, fines for Nationals-Giants brawl

Torre gave Strickland a six-game suspension for hurling a 98 miles per hour fastball at one of the best players in baseball over a pair of home runs hit three years ago in a playoff series that Stri...

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Denver Sportswriter Fired Over Racial Tweet About Indy 500 victor

Denver Sportswriter Fired Over Racial Tweet About Indy 500 victor

But Sato, who has been burning the tracks in the IndyCar series for nearly a decade, has proven an Asian driver can outdrive the best of them. The two-time Formula One champion skipped the Monac...

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Lucas Perez tells Arsene Wenger he wants out

Lucas Perez tells Arsene Wenger he wants out

But the forward found his chances severely limited, with Perez starting just twice in the Premier League in 2016-17. Arsenal star Lucas Perez has told the Gunners he wants to leave the club this...

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CT 2017: Team with best all-rounders has an edge, says Saha

CT 2017: Team with best all-rounders has an edge, says Saha

Both teams will be starting their respective campaigns in such an uncomfortable backdrop, but they have quality players in their ranks, who will not let the controversies affect their game. "They wi...

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Golden State Warriors warn of counterfeit tickets for NBA Finals

Cleveland , following a 51-31 regular season, is a Game 3 buzzer-beater in the Eastern Conference Final away from having a 12-0 mark heading into the title game. I've already done so much more tha...

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Korver, Pachulia, McGee among newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry

Korver, Pachulia, McGee among newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry

And once again a championship will be the final criteria. Durant has been terrific in his first postseason with the Warriors , averaging 25.2 points on 55.6 percent shooting. LeBron James , Ohio's pr...

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Cavaliers and Warriors fans face off in new study

The Cavs were able to weather the storm and force a deciding Game 7, and snapped a 52-year professional sports championship drought for the city of Cleveland . The postgame podium segments are lege...

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LeBron James Speaks On Passing Michael Jordan's Playoffs Points Mark

LeBron James Speaks On Passing Michael Jordan's Playoffs Points Mark

James needed 28 points heading into the game to surpass Jordan, who had 5,987 points, and he reached the magic number late in the third quarter with a three-point jump shot. Irving erupted for 21 of...

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Predators fan charged after throwing catfish onto ice at PPG Paints Arena

Evgeni Malkin scored the first goal of the game during the power play, and Conor Sheary scored 1:03 later on a pretty play set up by Crosby's backhand pass from the end boards to Chris Kunitz, who de...

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Champions Trophy: England, SAfrica bid to end title droughts

Champions Trophy: England, SAfrica bid to end title droughts

Semifinalists: England and New Zealand ( Australia winning every time is boring isn't it, so let them suffer an early exit). Team India begin their title defence in what can be expected as...

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