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The Finals: It's now NBA All-Star War

Three hundred and 32 days ago, we all agreed that adding Kevin Durant - by anyone's measure a top five player in the National Basketball Association - to a team that had just won 73 games and had c...

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Blue Jays outfielder Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

Blue Jays outfielder Pillar apologizes for using anti-gay slur

The Toronto Blue Jays suspended center fielder Kevin Pillar on Thursday for two games after he made a homophobic slur toward an opponent on Wednesday. He said it was part of the game to hurl insul...

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

The television spot announcing the final in Cardiff opens on footage of the white-clad players of Real Madrid - arch-rivals of Barcelona in Catalonia - lifting the trophy of a previous edition. Real...

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It's best we don't take any unnecessary pressure, says Pandya

With the ICC scheduling this game in the first week, they can create a big hype for the entire tournament . Control for Cricket in India . We can not take our foot from the pedal from any game. Wh...

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Wings of Eagles wins the 2017 Investec Derby

Wings of Eagles wins the 2017 Investec Derby

Some pundits have queried whether the 16 days between the Dante and the Derby is sufficient for Permian to get over his York assertions, but this was the route Golden Horn took two years ago and Johns...

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Balanced India hold advantage over Pakistan, says Afridi

Ahead of the high-profile Champions Trophy clash between India and Pakistan in Birmingham on Sunday, senior Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) official Rajeev Shukla on Friday clai...

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Beat the bookies with Aldo - Champions League final

Beat the bookies with Aldo - Champions League final

One of Buffon's chief responsibilities at the Principality Stadium will be keeping out Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo , who is chasing a fourth success in the competition and third in four y...

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Nashville Predators Win Western Conference At Home, Will Play For Stanley Cup

Nashville Predators Win Western Conference At Home, Will Play For Stanley Cup

Nashville's first home game of the Stanley Cup Final series is scheduled for June 3; the team will also host a game on June 5, and could be hosting a game on June 11, should the series go that long...

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Justin Schultz: Justin Schultz may return Thursday night

Justin Schultz: Justin Schultz may return Thursday night

There will be a game seven to decide the NHL Eastern Conference finals after the Ottawa Senators stopped the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1. Colton Sissons scored a hat trick with his third goal the ga...

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5 countries win uncontested 2-year terms on Security Council

5 countries win uncontested 2-year terms on Security Council

Having gathered the same number of votes, the two countries agreed to share one Security Council seat for the non-permanent member, splitting up the two-year term as one country serving for one year. ...

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UCL: We have 'appointment with history' - Sergio Ramos

I don't mind. I've already played in such conditions, in Amsterdam against Ajax and at the 2002 World Cup, and there's no real difference. I have seen it as player and coach. I did not expect him to...

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Surfing world icon Jack O'Neill who pioneered wetsuit dies

Surfing world icon Jack O'Neill who pioneered wetsuit dies

O'Neill wetsuits and stickers fill every lineup and no surf check along East Cliff Drive is even possible without driving by or walking by that single green house that sits between Pleasure Point and ...

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Steve Kerr could return to coach Warriors in Game 2

Golden State also had 14 offensive rebounds.Later in the fourth quarter, the Grammy victor, who stunned in an all-black outfit, once again proved she was the real MVP of the game when she got up an...

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Predators fan has charges dropped after throwing catfish on ice

Prior to Game 2 , Rinne had allowed just one goal in each of the four games following a loss in these playoffs. "When you lose a couple games and get pulled, you're not happy about how things went"...

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NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors flex its muscles Game 1

What a dominant NBA Finals opener with the Warriors . Those overnight numbers have the game ranking as the third highest-rated for a Game 1, falling behind the previous two meet-ups between the Clev...

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Forget Durant versus LeBron, it's all Durant-Rihanna now

For the high individual usage type of offense Cleveland runs with James and Kyrie Irving to work against a defense as good at overloading against the ball-handler as Golden State's, there has to be ...

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2-time defending champ Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic

2-time defending champ Nordqvist leads ShopRite LPGA Classic

The $1.5 million ShopRite LPGA Classic is being held on the Bay Course at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club. Her opening round past year was also a 64. "We got really lucky playing in the morni...

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Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title

Kiedrzynek's heart-breaking miss and Bouhaddi's goal were the key moments. Bouhaddi's opposite number Katarzyna Kiedrzynek had seconds earlier missed from 12 yards to hand Lyon a crucial advanta...

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Raikkonen now Ferrari number 2 says Hamilton

The Briton told reporters after the German handed Ferrari their first Monaco Grand Prix win in 16 years that the Italian team was clearly favouring the championship leader over his team mate Kimi...

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Confident James all Cavaliers may need to win

Confident James all Cavaliers may need to win

For Golden State, the key is making sure Green - who was suspended for the momentum-turning Game 5 defeat in 2016 - stays on task. According to 2K's simulation of the games : Cleveland beats Gold...

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Stosur urges Court to stop comments about same-sex marriage

Stosur urges Court to stop comments about same-sex marriage

Martina Navratilova has written an open letter criticizing Margaret Court's comments about same-sex marriage and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. She then told a Christian radio s...

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Champions League Final: Buffon looks to become oldest winner

Two of the goals came in the semifinals of the Champions League in 2015, when Juventus advanced 3-2 before eventually losing the final to Barcelona . The 38-year-old said Real would be formidab...

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All Blacks boss Hansen expects no 'epiphany' from Gatland

Indeed, in 38 games against New Zealand dating back to 1904, the Lions have won only six matches. These show that while the game might change in look and style, the emotion and intensity remains t...

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Lions Tour: Warburton starts as the Lions take on the Provincial Barbarians

Lions Tour: Warburton starts as the Lions take on the Provincial Barbarians

Sport content prodco Stamp Productions has been commissioned to produce a feature-length documentary of the 2017 British & Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand this summer. "They haven't given any hint...

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Real Madrid claims first La Liga title in five years

Real Madrid claims first La Liga title in five years

Following a final day which ended in disappointment, Barcelona veteran Andres Iniesta spoke with gravitas as he described Real Madrid as deserving La Liga champions and revealed why they were be...

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Rafael Nadal Enjoys Easiest Win Of Grand Slam Career

The 14-time Grand Slam champion will now face compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut in the next round. "I expected a hard match with a lot of baseline exchanges, so congratulations for a big battle to ...

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Rare Series Win At Stake As Marlins Host Angels In Rubber Match

Rare Series Win At Stake As Marlins Host Angels In Rubber Match

The Marlins extended their lead in the sixth after J.T. Realmuto hit a leadoff double. Fish starter Vance Worley gave up a pair of runs on two hit through five innings before Kyle Barracough and Br...

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Golden State expects to face Cleveland

They will appear in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year and will face the victor of the ongoing Eastern Conference Finals showdown between the Boston Celtics and the defending NBA champi...

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Warriors, Cavaliers begin Round 3

Warriors, Cavaliers begin Round 3

Mike Brown will coach Game 1 of the NBA Finals , as he semi-announced at Thursday's pre-game media briefing. Defense has been the question for the Cavaliers all season. Round 1 saw the fun War...

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Apparently Kevin Durant 'doesn't remember' his Rihanna stare down

Apparently Kevin Durant 'doesn't remember' his Rihanna stare down

When asked about his in-game antics with Rihanna during the post-game press conference, Durant acted like he had no idea she was there. The reporter then told Durant the exchange was blowing up on...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Nashville Predators - 6/3/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

The Penguins lead the best-of-seven series 2-0. The coach played two goalies the last time he took a team to the Stanley Cup Final , using both Michael Leighton and Brian Boucher when Laviole...

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Rafa Demolishes Opponent At 2017 French Open

Lipsky of the United States lost 6-7 (3), 2-6 to Spaniards D. Marrero and T. Robredo in an hour and 31 minutes in their second round match . Djokovic won 12 of 14 games in the final two sets, turning...

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Huddersfield Offer Incredible Gesture For Their Fans After Promotion

The Royals missed out on promotion to the Premier League after an agonising penalty shoot-out defeat by Huddersfield at Wembley on Monday. If the penalties were nerve-jangling, the 120 minutes w...

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

These should be logged not so much as problem areas for Golden State, though - they're potential worries for the Cavaliers . The Warriors matched an NBA Finals record low with only four tur...

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ESPN's Sarah Spain Breaks Down Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Game 2 is Sunday night. So they're playing good basketball. But Golden State didn't shoot particularly well either, at just a shade under 43%. When you're a good defense and Tristan is getting offen...

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