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3 players that must step up in the Finals

These powerhouse teams were selected by a majority of National Basketball Association fans and analysts alike to represent their respective conferences in the Finals before the season started, and h...

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Huddersfield 4/7 for relegation but Newcastle expected to retain Premier League status

The Terriers finished fifth in the Sky Bet Championship , and although their players had enough in them to earn promotion, the current squad would struggle in the Premier League . With Wagner at the...

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Why Cavaliers-Warriors NBA final three-match should be epic

While that may be possible for some, I find it virtually impossible to watch any sport I care about and not root for one team or the other. That Game 1 trend is 3-9-1 O/U since the 2004 finals . Ou...

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Warriors' Draymond Green sees trash talk as a defensive tool

On top of his versatility and defense that is so important to Golden State , he's shooting 47 percent from 3-point range in the postseason, tops on a team that has some of the best perimeter shooters...

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Cricket's ICC Champions Trophy marked by Google's latest Doodle

Eoin Morgan's England are favourites for the ICC Trophy. Player to Watch: The easy answer is Ben Stokes but I'm going to say Mitchell Starc. The only world cricket event England have w...

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Finals pick up where they left off

He was very good in 2015 when they won the title; he failed to live up to his 2016 regular season - understandably - in the 2016 Finals when he was far from great, but certainly not bad . In fact, Cu...

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French Open 2017: Granollers wonder shot gets a high-five from Djokovic

French Open 2017: Granollers wonder shot gets a high-five from Djokovic

With eight-times grand slam champion Agassi making a fast exit from the stands at the conclusion of the match , Djokovic heaped praise on his new coach. — 2010 French Open champion Francesca S...

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Cavaliers, Warriors Aren't Dynasties Yet, Says Adam Silver Ahead of NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors are better than 1/2 favorites at Las Vegas and online sportsbooks, and most experts are picking the Western Conference's No.1 seed to win a championship. Fans in Cleve...

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Richard Jefferson explains why Warriors blew 3-1 lead in 2016

You know, think back, you guys know the history . Horford is averaging 16.1 points on 64 percent shooting, while Olynyk scored a playoff career-high 26 in the Game 7 clincher Monday. We've got to be ...

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Rafael Nadal notches emphatic first round victory at the French Open

Rafael Nadal notches emphatic first round victory at the French Open

Muguruza, who claimed the women's title previous year by upsetting Serena Williams in the final, plays first on Court Philippe Chatrier. Defending champion Djokovic breezed through his opener ag...

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Tiger Woods arrested on DUI charge, clarifies it was prescription medication

Woods explained that the suspicion of influence had nothing to do with alcohol intake but was an unexpected reaction to the prescribed medications that he has been taking. He is not playing on the ...

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Naholo to start on the wing for Highlanders against Crusaders

Naholo to start on the wing for Highlanders against Crusaders

Highlanders pivot Marty Banks has held on to his starting job for his team's crunch match against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday afternoon. Gareth Evans and James Lentjes start at blindsid...

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Moses, Ideye Out Of Eagles' Squad For South Africa Clash

Moses, Ideye Out Of Eagles' Squad For South Africa Clash

The German tactician however opted for England-based Wilfred Ndidi, Oghenekaro Etebo, John Ogu, Mikel Agu and Akwa United's former junior global Alhassan Ibrahim join Onazi in the midfield. The invite...

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Beyond The Mic: Warriors Dominance Will Make For Disappointing NBA Finals

The network's National Basketball Association programming will be available for subscribers in Argentina, Uruguay, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. He also addressed Wa...

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Penguins vs. Predators: Game 2 prediction

The tension was eased, however, when rookie Guentzel snapped a personal eight-game drought to score his playoff-leading 10th goal that gave the Penguins a lead they would not relinquish. Sheary struck...

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LeBron James' Los Angeles home vandalized with slur — Sports Briefly

TMZ was first to report that the Los Angeles home of LeBron James was vandalized early Wednesday morning. Property management removed the graffiti before officers arrived and investigators are ...

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LeBron James Says Thinking About Playing Warriors in Finals Is 'Too Stressful'

LeBron James Says Thinking About Playing Warriors in Finals Is 'Too Stressful'

Golden State is the first team to enter the NBA Finals with a ideal 12-0 mark. After all, he has slayed behemoths before. "It's probably up there", he said. He's a guy who said he wanted us, and h...

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Trump's communications director set to leave White House, adviser says

In the days after the meeting with Mr. Kislyak, Mr. Kushner had a separate meeting with Sergey N. Gorkov, a Russian banker with close ties to President Vladimir Putin of Russia . Another White Ho...

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Police investigating racial vandalism at LeBron James' Los Angeles home

He is averaging 32.5 points per game in these playoffs, eclipsed only by the 35.3 per-game average as a spry 24-year-old in 2009. "Just having my emotions in place than I've ever felt". "As I sit here...

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LeBron James' L.A. home reportedly vandalized with racist graffiti

Anything less than a maiden National Basketball Association championship this year for Durant , a former MVP himself, would be a massive disappointment but the eight-times All-Star is not allowing hi...

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LeBron James' Los Angeles Home Vandalized with the N-Word

Given the rosters of these teams, the streak probably won't stop at three, either. "I hope when they show the film of how he passed him, I didn't pass the initial pass to him, but I gave him the next ...

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NBA 2K17 Predicts Epic NBA Finals And Winner

James has taken his game to another level, one that has left basketball fans speechless. The Golden State Warriors have won the first battle of this year's NBA Finals. So good are the Warriors, wh...

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Nashville Predators' 'Quest For The Cup' Continues

Nashville Predators' 'Quest For The Cup' Continues

Maybe it's a bit of both. That make sense. But the other two are baffling. It's their ability to survive when they don't. Play was stopped for a few minutes in the second period during Monday night'...

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Previewing the NBA Finals with BangTheBook Radio

They're going to want to do what's best for me, I'm going to want to do what's best for them. It will be the third consecutive NBA Finals featuring both teams, and with the rivalry tied at 1-1, this...

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Mats Point: Wilander tells it straight on Day Four at Roland Garros

Mats Point: Wilander tells it straight on Day Four at Roland Garros

Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam victor, goes on to face Argentine Diego Schwartzman while 14-time Grand Slam champion Nadal takes on Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia. Petra Kvitova's comeback less than...

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Racial slur sprayed on LeBron James' front gate, police say

The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday i. James, 32, said the crime in Brentwood would not distract him from the NBA Finals, but he sa...

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Chelsea star Fabregas unhappy with being dropped, doubt cast over future

Cesc Fabregas has refused to rule out a move away from Chelsea this summer, after he was left out of the Chelsea starting line up for yesterday's FA Cup final clash with Arsenal, reports FourFour...

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Kvitova wins in impressive comeback after knife attack

Kvitova's surgeon, Doctor Radek Kebrle, said in a press release that the Czech had suffered a "horrific" injury. Victory was a bonus for Petra Kvitova as the Czech left-hander made an emotion...

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Hayne opts to remain with Titans in 2018

Titans chief executive Graham Annesley held a press conference today and confirmed Hayne left his decision to the last minute. "We were always confident that Jarryd was going to stay". One day after...

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NBA star LeBron James' home vandalized with racial slur

The NBA Finals "Trilogy" officially commences on Thursday night in a highly anticipated showdown between Golden State and Cleveland, which very well might lead to a throwdown. "We'll use it as fue...

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LeBron James' California home vandalized, spray-painted with racial slur

Since Kevin Durant's July 4 announcement that he was headed to Golden State . The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. "Our goal isn't ...

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British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the United States after leaks

British police stop sharing Manchester attack info with the United States after leaks

He said that his son visited Libya a month and a half ago and was planning to return to Libya to spend the holy month of Ramadan with the family. "These searches will take several days to complete",...

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All Blacks coach Hansen criticises Lions tour schedule

All Blacks coach Hansen criticises Lions tour schedule

This is the beauty of the Lions as it is perfectly feasible that the XV everyone expects will be totally different once the series starts. Whilst the wildly successful England coach, who has lost ...

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Paxton, Valencia past Mariners past Rockies, 5-0

Paxton, Valencia past Mariners past Rockies, 5-0

The left-hander has been sidelined for almost a month due to a strained forearm. He allowed four runs (all earned) on five hits in five innings of work, but he also struck out seven with only two walk...

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Gibson skates, could start as Ducks face elimination in Nashville

So exciting! The action in the NHL Western Conference Finals heads back to Anaheim as the Ducks host the Nashville Predators with the series tied up 2-2. "Apparently it wasn't that big of ...

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Arsenal officially confirms new two-year deal for Arsene Wenger

That wish was not granted. Minutes after Arsenal announced the news via their official website , the club's "biggest fan" expressed his opinion on Wenger's new deal. "He has a fantastic track r...

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Kvitova wins comeback battle in Roland Garros after hand injury

Thiem, one of the dark horses of the tournament, reached the semifinals a year ago. "Last year was not the best for me". Eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, a potential title contender, defeated Christ...

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Racial Slur Painted on Gate at LeBron James' LA Home

And you can guarantee he'll attack the opportunity with every ounce of intensity in his body. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game. We don't like Durant in the role of a heel. Ther...

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Jose Mourinho Plays Down Talk Of Bernanrdo Silva Move

Along with Silva, United are also heavily linked with a move for Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann. "There's lots of offers on the table, both in England and overseas and really that's what I h...

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Nashville Predators Catfish Thrower's Charges To Be Dropped

Nashville Predators Catfish Thrower's Charges To Be Dropped

This game was closer to what we had expected out these two uptempo teams. Later, he opened the floodgates to start the third period just 10 seconds in when he pounced on a fat rebound in the slot an...

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