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Rihanna steals the spotlight from Cavs, Warriors during NBA Finals

Van Gundy said as the TV crew readied to head to a commercial break. It certainly made for some humor during Game One. Jeff Van Gundy , the realest, out here willing to risk it all. In his defense, m...

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British and Irish Lions' tours to remember

Such is the crossflow of nationalities in world rugby, it is hardly surprising that a former All Black, Warren Gatland , should be masterminding the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand . "...

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Xavi: I would like to see Buffon win the Champions League

Juve will be hoping to avoid a repeat of the 2015 final, where they lost 3-1 to Barcelona , in Berlin's Olympiastadion. He was one of the team's leaders in assists, and his performances were good en...

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I understand why James wants to leave Real Madrid: Ronaldo

I understand why James wants to leave Real Madrid: Ronaldo

And to the early critics, the 26-year old has silenced them with his performances ever since as he has been arguably Manchester United's best player for the past 4 or 5 years combined. His stellar p...

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Real Madrid, Juventus clash in Champions League final

Morata's exit prompted the Bianconeri to steal the jewel in the Partenopei crown, but given the invaluable experience gained in Turin and rumours he is surplus-to-requirements once more with Los Bl...

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5 adjustments for Game 2 of 2017 NBA Finals

5 adjustments for Game 2 of 2017 NBA Finals

LeBron James and Kevin Durant are surrounded by talent. With his big output in Game 1 , Durant joined Hall of Famers Rick Barry, Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal as the only players to score a...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Bangladesh set 306-run target for England

Eoin Morgan's Twenty20 side looked set to be crowned World Twenty20 champions in India past year before Carlos Brathwaite's dramatic blitz in the final over from Ben Stokes gave West Indies a sensa...

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Cubs stop 6-game slide with 3-2 win over Cardinals

Cubs stop 6-game slide with 3-2 win over Cardinals

Pedro Strop (1-2) struck out Yadier Molina with the bases loaded for the final out of the Cardinals eighth, and Wade Davis closed for his 11th save. Carrying a season-worst six-game losing streak, the...

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Chris Woakes out of ICC Champions Trophy with side strain

Yet it says something about England's current "white- ball" approach that Jonny Bairstow, their only batsman to make a fifty at Lord's, may not play at the Oval if all-rounders Ben Stokes and Chr...

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Defence fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Defence fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

And stand out is exactly what Durant did. Elo has nothing to do with highly orchestrated British pop bands of the '70s but is rather a rating system that calculates the relative skill levels of ...

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ICC Champions Trophy, Match 2: Australia vs New Zealand

ICC Champions Trophy, Match 2: Australia vs New Zealand

Moeen hit an incredible unbeaten 77 in the series opener in Leeds before Stokes blistering hundred at the Rose Bowl. "They have some good new ball bowlers who can swing the ball around and if there ...

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Chris Paul to consider Spurs in free agency, reports say

Chris Paul to consider Spurs in free agency, reports say

According to the article, Paul is intrigued by the idea of playing for Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and teaming up with this year's top-three MVP finalist Kawhi Leonard . The Spurs, headed by ...

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Venus Williams into 3rd round of French Open

I was angry. He is very good player. The 20-year-old Zverev was one of the outside favorites after impressing on his way to victory at the Italian Open. "So, I want to make the a lot of them". Mur...

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Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger

Warriors' Kevin Durant Wanted To Marry Rihanna When He Was Younger

Kerr was the 2015-16 NBA Coach of the Year for guiding the Warriors to the winningest season in NBA history at 73-9, but the achievement was bittersweet given Golden State fell victim to the great...

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Kevin Durant leads Warriors' Game 1 rout of the Cavaliers

The Warriors have the big lead even on off nights for Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. LeBron James scored 19 points in the first half and finished with 28 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists...

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Juventus great Buffon still driven by fear

Juventus great Buffon still driven by fear

But to this club, it means so much more. Since then, they have faltered in the final twice (2003 and 2015) and a loss on Saturday would perhaps make them stuck with an unfortunate tag of chokers. Juve...

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Four-goal Kane shines as Tottenham hammer Leicester in PL clash

Four-goal Kane shines as Tottenham hammer Leicester in PL clash

The 23-year-old produced a masterclass of a performance at the King Power Stadium to move above goalscoring rivals Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez in the race for the Premier League Golden Boot ...

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Golden State Buries Cleveland In Game 1 Of NBA Finals, 113-91

It is what it is. " We got a long way to go for us as a society, and for us as African Americans until we feel equal in America ". "But that's what stands out". Rihanna looked on from courtside as ...

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Nice insist Lucian Favre is staying amid Dortmund interest

Nice insist Lucian Favre is staying amid Dortmund interest

It is also totally legitimate that this opportunity could arouse Lucien Favre's interest. Nice are understandably keen to keep hold of their man and insist they will not be doing business with D...

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Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

However, Joe Root responded with a career-best unbeaten 133, sharing in successive century stands with Alex Hales (95) and Morgan (75 not out) as England coasted to the highest run chase in this t...

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Enable outbattles Rhododendron to land the Oaks at Epsom

Enable outbattles Rhododendron to land the Oaks at Epsom

Among them was Kentucky-bred Daddys Lil Darling , a homebred for US -based Normandy Farm and trainer Ken McPeek. A storm moved over the racecourse shortly before post time, causing prerace lightnin...

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I didn't score many, but some were important, says modest Zidane

I didn't score many, but some were important, says modest Zidane

Alessandro Del Piero breaks down what makes Juventus a better team than they were at the 2015 Champions League final . "It's not only mentally, of course, they have to be ready physically too". I...

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Real Madrid 'could offer' €100m for Juve star after Champions League final

Danilo was expected to play at right back if the Spaniard hadn't shown enough strength in the days leading up to the game but speaking in the Media Day he said, "Physically I'm 200% and I'm 300% up ...

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Rihanna heckled Warriors star Kevin Durant during the NBA Finals

Rihanna heckled Warriors star Kevin Durant during the NBA Finals

But just as the Warriors have done all season, they kicked it into an extra gear and turned a close game into a blowout in minutes. Unlike the already talented Warriors squads that Clevelan...

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'The Bachelorette' star Rachel Lindsay reportedly dated National Basketball Association superstar Kevin Durant

Durant, 28, only spent one year at UT before declaring for the NBA Draft in 2007 following his freshman season with the Longhorns. It's unclear how long Durant and Lindsay were together. She repre...

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Handshake row erupts at French Open between Martin Klizan and Laurent Lokoli

Instead, he went sideways and packed his bags for departure. When Klizan approached, right arm extended, Lokoli dismissively waved him off with the back of a hand, motioning to stay away. If you...

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Rihanna star of NBA finals opener

Rihanna star of NBA finals opener

Here's hoping the game is entertaining enough that we're not forced to pay attention to a celebrity on the sideline. Golden State Warriors' interim head coach Mike Brown and head coach Steve Kerr ...

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Rihanna stole the show during Game 1

They may also have drawn the eye of Warriors star Kevin Durant . There's something about this matchup, this stage and this player that has made Iguodala the most consistent Warrior in the championsh...

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Sportswriter apologizes for 'racist' tweet about Indy 500 victor

Frei later took down the tweet and apologized on Twitter , but that didn't stop a screenshot of the original tweet from circulating online. Takuma Sato of Japan , driver of the #26 Andretti Auto...

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Mumbai Indians claim IPL title after dramatic finish against Pune

Mumbai Indians claim IPL title after dramatic finish against Pune

Terming Lasith Malinga and Jasprit Bumrah as best death bowlers, Rohit said he always preferred a five-bowler attack. While battling each other in a thrilling game, MI managed to win by just one run...

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Durant unstoppable in rousing Game 1 win for Warriors

Curry, who had 10 assists , sparkled in the third quarter, his 3-pointers capping a 13-0 run to start the second half that produced a 73-52 lead. Following the Game 1 loss, the Cavaliers plan...

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Indian American Ananya Vinay wins US National Spelling Bee contest

She rocked side-to-side, without completing a smile that began and went away, until her dad rushed to hug her. She spelled the word " marocain " correctly to win. Ananya took home $40,000, a $2,500 ...

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It's a Golden rout by Warriors in Game 1

The series is already lost. But James also made eight of 20 Cleveland turnovers that led to 21 Warriors points, seven of them coming in the first half, the second most in any half of his epic ca...

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Red Sox put LHP Rodriguez on DL after fall in bullpen

So far in 2017, it looked like Rodriguez has begun to turn the corner. "It's the same injury he's had in the past, basically with his knee and his kneecap". "I can't say that because he got up, he fin...

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'Incredible' Rafael Nadal destined to win 10th French Open says Tim Henman

In another match , American Steve Johnson played his heart out under electric Roland Garros skies before losing to Dominic Thiem in three sets, trading power and precision with the Austrian sixth s...

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Aamir Sohail shames India over dual stance on playing cricket with Pakistan

With no Misbah-ul-Haq, no Umar Akmal and very little experience to bank on with the bat, apart from Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik, this Pakistan team look very much what they are - a team in tran...

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Mainieri names Poche' starter for LSU regional opener vs. Texas Southern

Mainieri names Poche' starter for LSU regional opener vs. Texas Southern

LSU advanced to the winners' bracket of the four-team, double-elimination NCAA Regional. Next for LSU will be a 7 p.m. Saturday regional game against the victor of a 7 p.m. A one-out single by G...

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Pens' Bonino a GTD for Game 3

In terms of overall balance of play , it felt similar to Game 1 (plus a lot more Penguin shots), which was both optimistic and ominous for Nashville. It had all vanished so suddenly for Nashville...

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Koscielny, Gabriel set to miss FA Cup final

A number of fan groups have called for Wenger's near 21-year reign to come to an end, with the club in serious danger of missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time under the ...

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Rihanna's heckling and dabbing steals National Basketball Association finals spotlight

Rihanna's heckling and dabbing steals National Basketball Association finals spotlight

Curry converted 41.1 percent of his 3-point attempts in the regular season and led the National Basketball Association in 3-pointers made for the fifth consecutive season . "You can not simulate what...

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