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Tyronn Lue: Celtics 'harder to defend' than Warriors

The Cavaliers and Warriors have played two memorable NBA Finals in the past two seasons. With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 b...

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LeBron James' thoughts on Warriors: "They cause a lot of stress"

James will look to increase the gap between himself and Jordan in Playoff points as he makes his way to his seventh straight NBA Finals , becoming the first non-Celtic player in league history to do ...

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Luis Enrique: Leaving Barcelona right decision for everyone

Luis Enrique: Leaving Barcelona right decision for everyone

Luis Enrique leaves Barcelona with no regrets and the feeling of mission accomplished. Enrique's contract was coming to an end this season and he announced in March his decision to leave becaus...

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Wenger set for future talks

But both teams put on great performances and won their games in typical fashion, thereby shattering any hopes of Arsenal qualifying. "They are in a good way, they showed strength and unity and w...

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Last time they met in the Finals: Warriors vs. Cavaliers

After all, he has slayed behemoths before. Caron Butler made the point on NBA TV Thursday night that one of the elements the series offers is that each of the primary actors are at their competiti...

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Kevin Love Thinks It's 'Funny' Cavaliers Are Underdogs In 2017 NBA Finals

The Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 to clinch the best-of-seven series 4-1. For the third time in as many TD Garden games in the series, the Cavaliers never trailed. "I think it'd be...

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French Open at a glance: Kerber loses, Kvitova wins

Kerber, who replaced Williams atop the WTA rankings this month, was gone from Roland Garros by lunchtime on Day 1, putting up little resistance while being beaten 6-2, 6-2 by 40th-ranked Ekaterina Ma...

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Does Wayne Rooney have a point about Tottenham Hotspur?

The club intend to present him with a new five year deal which United hope to have finalised by the time pre-season comes around. Wayne Rooney recently suggested to The Manchester Evening News t...

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Nadal, Djokovic launch French Open assaults

Nadal, Djokovic launch French Open assaults

Meanwhile, nine-time victor Rafael Nadal of Spain has been drawn on a path that could see him face the defending champion Novak Djokovic of Serbia, in the semifinals. He won the French Open for ...

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LeBron James calls the Warriors the

LeBron James calls the Warriors the "best team"

He finished the game with 35 points, booking his seventh straight finals appearance as reigning champions the Cavaliers wrapped up a 4-1 win over the Celtics in the best-of-seven Eastern Conferenc...

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Cavs Advance to Their Third Consecutive Finals

Cavs Advance to Their Third Consecutive Finals

Game 2: Sunday at Warriors, 8 p.m. Cleveland won by one on Christmas Day, Golden State prevailed by 35 on January 16. Cleveland came through the East by winning 12 of their 13 games and will loo...

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Cavs' Kevin Love: We're defending champs, not Finals underdogs

Irving's recent run prompted Cleveland teammate LeBron James to label him one of the best one-on-one players of all time, a compliment Brown did not argue. They've been the better team this season...

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Reading boss Jaap Stam: Promotion as big as Man Utd Treble

Stam insists he will remain in charge next season, regardless of whether or not he leads Reading back to the Premier League for the first time since 2013. "We have different scenarios because if ...

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England rest trio for final ODI against SA

Batsmen Liam Dawson and Toby Roland-Jones, and bowler Steven Finn have been called up to replace the rested players for the last match of a series England hold an unassailable 2-0 lead in following ...

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Bourdais returns to Indianapolis Motor Speedway after crash

Sato said he didn't know he would win the race with three laps remaining running side-by-side with Castroneves. "This is flawless for us", said Merriman. Castroneves was second, followed by Ed Jones, ...

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Warriors Knock Off The Spurs, Sweep Their Way To The Finals

Warriors Knock Off The Spurs, Sweep Their Way To The Finals

He was also asked if he still believes he has enough left in the tank to play another season. Durant is fully aware a tough challenge lies ahead. "We all know, obviously, who we're going to play",...

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LeBron James says he's ready for Warriors-Cavs III

Yes, James did great things with the Miami Heat in winning two titles in four Finals trips with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, but winning one title with the Cavaliers is a bigger accomplishment than w...

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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba marks start of Ramazan

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba marks start of Ramazan

His face is turned away from the camera as he gazes at al Kaaba, the black structure at the centre of Mecca's Grand Mosque which Muslims face towards when they pray. Manchester United's £100million r...

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Warriors' Mike Brown: Steve Kerr may be back for the Finals

There's also the irony that Brown, the first coach who took James to an NBA Finals in 2007 - Cleveland was swept by San Antonio - will now coach against him, likely in the same leading role he...

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Vettel calls Monaco win 'very intense', surprised by mid-race pace

Kimi stood unimpressed as Vettel laughed on the podium and then unenthusiastically shook his bottle of oversized champagne alongside an elated Daniel Ricciardo (who placed third) and the victor. "Th...

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Monaco GP: I touched cloth - Ricciardo takes third, requires new underwear

Monaco GP: I touched cloth - Ricciardo takes third, requires new underwear

Team principal Christian Horner said to get both cars to the finish and a podium on merit was a very satisfactory result. The opening day of practice for the Monaco Grand Prix highlighted just how...

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No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

No. 1 seed Kerber dumped out of French Open in first round

The 31st-seeded Vinci, who ended Serena Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to Olympic champion Monica Pui...

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Castroneves runs near-perfect race, ends 2nd again at Indy

Castroneves was within a few laps of becoming the fourth four-time victor at Indy . He won at Long Beach, finished second in Brazil and was leading the points before free-falling to 17th in the fina...

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Europa win gave Manchester 'lift' - Sir Alex

Lingard reckons that United has the players needed to win the Premier League but the team could have done better, both as a squad and individually. "It's great to win trophies", Rooney told The M...

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Japan's Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

Japan's Takuma Sato wins Indianapolis 500

Foyt, Al Unser and Rick Mears as four-time Indy 500 winners. Rookie Ed Jones finished third. Sato becomes the first driver from Japan to win the Indianapolis 500 - driving for Andretti Autospo...

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa will only leave Stamford Bridge for one club

Chelsea striker Diego Costa will only leave Stamford Bridge for one club

A 2014 World Cup victor with Germany, Mertesacker said he had "suffered" this season but was delighted to be able to give his all as Arsenal finished the season on a high by securing a record 13th ...

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Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13 times

The long-serving Frenchman has seen the issue of his expiring contract cast a shadow over Emirates Stadium during a season in which the Gunners could have done without the distraction. "If the club ...

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Tennis World Number One Crash Out of Roland Garros Opening Day

German world number one Kerber, the reigning US Open champion, dropped serve six times on her way to a 6-2, 6-2 defeat to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova . Roger Federer has opted to skip the entire clay...

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IndyCar storylines following Indianapolis 500

IndyCar storylines following Indianapolis 500

The 42-year-old's most recent Indy 500 win was in 2009, and he remains the last driver to win back-to-back races in 2001 and 2002. "Unbelievable", Sato said in Victory Circle. Five years ago, se...

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Hamilton takes the victory at the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix

Mercedes opted for a different strategy and ran the medium tire in the middle of the race before Hamilton was able to pass Vettel after the final pit stops to take victory. "I lost almost two kil...

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Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane

Tottenham Player Ratings: final win at White Hart Lane

Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane scored to lead Tottenham past Manchester United in the last match at White Hart Lane . "We so badly wanted to win and now we get to enjoy it and say thanks to...

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Parthiv Patel slams fighting fifty for Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant

Smith took joy in the fact that Pune proved to be Mumbai's nemesis every time they met this season. The teenager returned to get the big wicket of Kieron Pollard , the last big gun of the Mu...

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Sebastian Vettel leads Ferrari one-two in Monaco

Vettel said he felt for Raikkonen. It allowed Vettel to stay out longer and pick up speed with no traffic in front of him and then, with his extra speed gained, come out of the pits ahead of Raikko...

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EPL wins for Arsenal and Manchester City

EPL wins for Arsenal and Manchester City

Three points are a must if we have any chance of scraping that top four spot, with Liverpool not playing their final game until Saturday, when we play Everton, also at home. "That will be four point...

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Herrera not thinking about Champions League reward

Herrera not thinking about Champions League reward

The Red Devils have already won a trophy this season - the EFL Cup - but they failed to break into the top four, eventually finishing sixth in the Premier League . Mourinho might also be weighed ...

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