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Durant-led Warriors rally for 3-0 NBA Finals lead

Kevin Durant drained a big 3-pointer with 45.3 seconds left and scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors moved within one win of postseason perfection and payback by rallying to beat the Clev...

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Southampton increase Chelsea target's asking price to £70M

Southampton increase Chelsea target's asking price to £70M

This has caused a lot of unrest among those associated with Liverpool and former defender and now Sky pundit Carragher pinpointed the person who fed the story to the press as the individual to blame...

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"MH128 had not at any point been hijacked" - MAS

Malaysia Airlines said it was investigating the incident and all baggage from the flight had been re-scanned by Australian security officials before being forwarded to new flights for the passengers....

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Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

Kyrgios aces way into 2nd round at French Open

But Nadal then pulled clear and, with Paire periodically clutching his stomach after a medical time out, the Spaniard took nine of the last 10 games to close out the match in just under two hours. In ...

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Reds finish off sweep of Cardinals

Reds finish off sweep of Cardinals

Some seasons, he barely hit four homers at all - he reached double-digits only once and had 38 career heading into the game. Cozart then doubled down the LF line to chase Cecil in favor of Trevor Ro...

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Golden State one win from title

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland , Wednesday, June 7...

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Latvian teen Ostapenko faces Bacsinszky in French Open semi

Latvian teen Ostapenko faces Bacsinszky in French Open semi

She will play either the second seed Karolina Pliskova or the third seed Simona Halep in the final on Saturday. After Asia, Ostapenko got back to training with her mother, Jeļena Jakovļeva, but ...

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Climber is first to scale Yosemite's El Capitan without a rope

Climber is first to scale Yosemite's El Capitan without a rope

Honnold, 31, made the historic climb under the eye of a National Geographic film crew, which shot footage of his ascent up El Capitan's almost 3,000-foot granite wall for an upcoming documentary a...

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Ostapenko outclasses Wozniacki to reach French semi-finals

With the win, Ostapenko becomes the youngest player to advance to the women's semifinals at Roland Garros since Ana Ivanovic in 2007. She will play Timea Bacsinszky in the last four, the Swiss who...

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Andy Murray unhappy with time violation rules at French Open

Andy Murray unhappy with time violation rules at French Open

Thiem showed why he is one of the most exciting young talents in the game, blasting 38 winners in a stunning 7-6 (7/5) 6-3 6-0 victory. But the fact that Thiem took that set and start to be a little b...

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LeBron James destroys Kevin Durant with transition slam

Durant scored 14 in the final frame including a crucial three-pointer to snatch the lead 114-113 with 45.3 ticks left in the game. James led the way for Cleveland with 39 points. "I tried to have so...

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Three things to watch out for at the French Open on Thursday

However, seemingly out of the competition, the Romanian somehow dug deep when it really mattered - saving a match point in the second set tiebreak - and scrapped her way into a last-four tie against ...

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Patriots closing in on potential contract extension with wide receiver Julian Edelman

Patriots closing in on potential contract extension with wide receiver Julian Edelman

Edelman now earns what some might consider a poor man's wide receiver salary. He entered the National Football League as a seventh-round draft choice of the Patriots in 2009, the 232nd overall selec...

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Brett Lee backs India to lift Champions Trophy

Mathews returns to the team, but his calf injury has not healed enough to allow him to bowl against India; he will play purely as a batsman. Sri Lanka didn't do it without drama under leaden ski...

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Chelsea's Eden Hazard set to miss start of season after ankle surgery

Batshuayi is fully aware of how important Hazard is for both club and country, as a domestic and worldwide team-mate. Hazard rediscovered his best from to help boss Antonio Conte secure the Premi...

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LeBron James doesn't blame himself for Cavaliers' Game 3 loss to Warriors

LeBron James doesn't blame himself for Cavaliers' Game 3 loss to Warriors

James and Kyrie Irving combined for 77 points, dominating much of the second half, but even their electrifying performance was not enough to put a blemish on the Warriors' flawless record. That's...

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LeBron's best not good enough in crushing loss to Warriors

There's always something more to what Curry is doing on the floor than what is above board in the box score, and in Game 3 that dovetailed perfectly with the hammer that Durant brought down to crush w...

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Bill Belichick on not proposing rule changes: 'We love the rules'

Bill Belichick on not proposing rule changes: 'We love the rules'

In terms of what they did in the draft, four selections were made that pretty much fit the mold in what they look for in a rookie. Brady, 39, was not listed by the Patriots on a weekly injury repo...

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Thiem upsets Djokovic; sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

Thiem upsets Djokovic; sets date with Nadal in French Open semis

Posting his 100th best of five set claycourt win from 102 outings, Nadal spent only 51 minutes on court before his good friend Carreno Busta retired when trailing 2-6 0-2. It's worrying too for Djoko...

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Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Trump has begrudgingly accepted the USA intelligence assessment that Russian Federation interfered with the election. A person close to Trump's legal team said that the President "disputes ever sayi...

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Stoops stepping down at Oklahoma

But Stoops' tenure as the Sooner football head coach is now over, announcing his retirement Wednesday. Lincoln Riley speaks at a news conference after being named football coach at Oklahoma in Nor...

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PHL concerned over North Korea missile launch

PHL concerned over North Korea missile launch

There was no immediate official reaction from China to the latest missile test. The missiles were fired from the North Korean eastern coastal town of Wonsan and likely flew about 200km (about 125 mi...

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Murray regroups to beat Nishikori

Murray regroups to beat Nishikori

Then came what seemed to be the turning point. In the space of five days he had managed to get under the skin of Novak Djokovic , Rafael Nadal and now Murray. "Today was a flawless match for me", h...

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Chris Tillman: Tillman allows five runs in loss to Red Sox

Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts react after defeating the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Baltimore . In a rare poor start, he gave up seven earned runs on four...

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Warriors top Cavaliers and move to brink of National Basketball Association title

They're a flawless 15-0, and could become the first National Basketball Association team to go undefeated in the playoffs. That is the longest winning streak in the playoffs in any major North America...

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Svitolina and Halep head into 3rd set in Paris

Svitolina and Halep head into 3rd set in Paris

Thiem had only won one set against Djokovic in five previous meetings and lost easily in the semi-finals here past year. World No. 2 Novak Djokovic isn't ruling the possibility of taking a break f...

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Warriors come back to defeat Cavs in Game 3

They moved to the brink of that with a 118-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals . That brings the Warriors' ticket sales take to $10,755,000 (Game...

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New Grand Slam champion guaranteed at Roland Garros

He trails Murray in head-to-head meetings 10-7 and lost to the Briton in four sets in the semi-finals a year ago. This, however, was their first ever meeting on clay. Work has already begun to cover t...

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Allegri extends Juve contract

Allegri extends Juve contract

Allegri's previous contract was due to expire after next season. After spending almost 20 years on the pitch himself, Allegri moved to management in 2003, spending time with Aglianese, Real SPAL, G...

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Kellogg takes tennis player to court over

Kellogg takes tennis player to court over "Special K" nickname

Instead, it will be sent to a mediation conference in August, which will give time for Kellogg's to refine its case, as well as for the 21-year-old tennis player to formulate his defense, the Guardia...

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NBA Finals 2017: Steph Curry says, 'Why not take care of business?'

They are one win away from an NBA Championship. He whiffed in three tries in Miami during his first crack at it in 2012. Even Charles Barkley can claim he's 2-1 on the road in the Finals, includin...

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NBA Finals: LeBron James accidentally scores on terrible pass

The Warriors took a commanding 3-0 series lead Wednesday night in the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena, blowing past the Cavaliers 118-113. Durant scored a team-high 31 points for the Warriors,...

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LeBron James: Warriors Have More Firepower Than Any Team I've Ever Faced

These players not named LeBron aren't as effective and he's wearing down late in games. But the Cavs, led by LeBron James and Kyrie Irving , returned to Cleveland and blew the Warriors off th...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Match 8: Sri Lanka elect to bowl against India

After a near flawless demolition of Pakistan India will eye another dominant performance to seal a semifinal berth by defeating Sr Lanka. "I see them going a long way in the tournament", said Lee, w...

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Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

Groenefeld eying another mixed doubles title in Paris

It took Bopanna 14 years to realise his dream of winning a Grand Slam trophy after turning a Pro and he said it will take some time to realise what he has done. Only three Indians have so far mana...

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