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Sportsnet: Stanley Cup viewership up 18% over 2016

Sportsnet: Stanley Cup viewership up 18% over 2016

Yet, for overall interest in the league, it's good to have a superstar, or a superstar team to better attract the more casual fan. The main characters will stay the same with captain Sidney Crosby ...

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Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

Fendrich on Tennis: Slam drought done, Nadal heads to grass

In doing so, he solidified himself as the king of clay. This was the 15th Grand Slam win for the Spaniard, who is referred as "Master of Clay". After losing just his second match here against N...

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National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

National Basketball Association champion Warriors undecided on potential White House visit

The reports did not specifically cite President Trump as a reason, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Stephen Curry have been particularly critical of Trump since the election. Josh Brown,...

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Nadal first to qualify for ATP World Tour Finals

Nadal first to qualify for ATP World Tour Finals

Speaking later, the Majorcan said about the prospects of collecting his tenth title in the French capital: "Nine or 10, it's only 10 per cent more". I think it's partially because she plays this pow...

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Kevin and L: Durant Rises Up

Iguodala, victor of Finals MVP in 2015 for his efforts in keeping LeBron James in check, again rose to the occasion when it counted and was extremely impressive on both ends of the court in the deci...

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Perisic tells Inter he wants to leave after agreeing Man Utd terms

Perisic tells Inter he wants to leave after agreeing Man Utd terms

World Health Organization are the top earners at Manchester United? It's been well-known for weeks now that José Mourinho has made the capture of Ivan Perišić a priority ahead of next season a...

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Cleveland Cavaliers not giving up against Golden State Warriors, says LeBron James

That move by the four-times scoring champion drew criticism as it came just weeks after the Warriors denied Durant and the Thunder a trip to last year's Finals by storming back from a 3-1 series def...

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LeBron James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

It was the second time he and Durant had met in a finals series, following 2012 when James and the Miami Heat beat Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder 4-1. The Warriors won in 2015 before Clevelan...

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Warriors dethrone Cavaliers for second title in three years

Fans light a LeBron James jersey on fire after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., on Monday June 12, 2017. They beat t...

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Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

Shikhar Dhawan (78 off 83 balls) and skipper Virat Kohli (76 off 101 balls) made it look like a walk in the park as India chased down a target of 192 in only 38 overs. "And, we've worked really, ...

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We could soon be watching live Premier League football on Saturday nights

We could soon be watching live Premier League football on Saturday nights

Some of those extra 22 games could be shown at 7.45pm on Saturday evenings which, let's be honest, is not the craziest idea in the world for fans who prefer to stay at home. The total number of televi...

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Aleksandar Mitrovic denies Wales after Aaron Ramsey hits spot against Serbia

Wales manager Chris Coleman said he was happy with the outcome although he conceded his side needed to win all their remaining games to qualify for their second successive major tournament after re...

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ICC Champions Trophy: England have edge vs Pakistan in 1st semi-final

Talking to media ahead of Pakistan's semi-final against England at Cardiff , the Pakistan coach said that England have played good cricket in this tournament and Pakistan needs to be at...

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Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

Griezmann commits to staying at Atletico Madrid next season

Part of the reason why Griezmann made a decision to extend his stay at Atletico was due to their transfer ban they received by Federation Internationale de Football Association. It would be a dirty ...

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Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Berger achieves rare back-to-back St. Jude win

Schwartzel, who finished third at The Masters, is seeking his third career victory on tour - he's won 12 times internationally - and first since he won the 2016 Valspar Championship near Tampa, Florid...

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Kevin Durant sends love to Rihanna after Warriors win title

Durant's stellar play all season and throughout the playoffs vindicated Golden State's massive payout to the superstar in a controversial off-season deal. Sometimes lost in all the chatter about a p...

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Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lead Warriors to NBA title

Durant , an eight-time All-Star who only needed a ring to cement his superstar status, scored 39 points in a championship-clinching 129-120 victory and averaged 35.2 points and 8.4 rebounds in these F...

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England to rotate keepers in France friendly

England to rotate keepers in France friendly

The French anthem was also played before English Premier League games the following weekend. Scotland players were trying to block his view, as all teams do, but Hart reacted quickly enough. W...

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Ranieri takes over as Nantes coach

Ranieri takes over as Nantes coach

The club is yet to announce Ranieri's arrival, but according to L'Equipe he will sign a two-year deal. " The fact he will only be answerable to me, that there is no intermediary between us, seemed t...

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Durant: Curry played like a big dog

Durant: Curry played like a big dog

Durant had 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the 129 to 120 championship-clinching victory over the Cavaliers. The Warriors averaged 121.6 points per game in the Finals, the fourth-highe...

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Crosby, Pens cap fantastic year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Crosby, Pens cap fantastic year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

This marked the 11th consecutive year Emrick, Olczyk and McGuire combined to call the Stanley Cup Final for NBC Sports Group. "Right now our backs are against the wall, and this is our opportuni...

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Short game key to US Open: Scott, Day

Open. "And whether or not I feel as though I am under-cooked, well I would answer that by saying rather than a feeling like a piece of rare chicken, I feel more like a juicy steak". But, for real, i...

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Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade will be held Wednesday

She also sang the national anthem before the Titans' Super Bowl loss to the Rams in Atlanta back in January of 2000. They won three Game 7s, including two this year, and swept exactly none of their...

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Draft Tape: Kentucky Wildcats' De'Aaron Fox

Jackson did cancel a Monday workout with the Celtics , who have the No. 1 pick, which is not very surprising all things considered. Does Fox draw any motivation from that commentary? "They're r...

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Sailing-Sweden to face New Zealand in America's Cup Challenger final

With Artemis ruling the start box in all three races, the Kiwis found themselves playing catch up all day. Artemis is trying to bounce back from the tragic death of British Olympic star Andrew "Bart...

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Souza's quickfire goal sparks Brazil to big win over Australia

Souza's quickfire goal sparks Brazil to big win over Australia

Tim Cahill , Australia's all-time leading goal scorer, said the Socceroos would be better off because of the warmup in its tournament opener against Germany next week. Australia suffered a morale...

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Stan Wawrinka: 'Hopefully Djokovic can find his tennis soon!'

The world number one did not give himself much hope ahead of Roland Garros as he was badly out of form and not feeling good about his game. The world number one avoided the fate of Novak Djokovic -...

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Tough rough: US Open conditions can rob drama from a major

And they're probably doing the same thing, this is a different golf course and a different player. "I'm like there's no need to injure my wrist this week before I tee off". DJ's eagle putt slid th...

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NBA Finals 2017: Dethroned, LeBron James talks future after historic performance

NBA Finals 2017: Dethroned, LeBron James talks future after historic performance

The team are only the second to achieve a 16-1 record, following in the footsteps of the 2001 LA Lakers. "But then that was far from the truth". "Experience is the best teacher in life, and he's j...

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MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

James, who in 2012 with Miami beat the Thunder in Durant's only other Finals, wound up with 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists. James became the first player in history to average a triple-dou...

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MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border

MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border

Around the same time, Rajnath Singh had his lunch just 200 meters away at Raj Bhawan. The decision was made after the Minister reviewed Indo-Myanmar Border States issues in Aizawl -attended by MoS...

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Mr. Met Fired for Flipping Fans the Bird

Mr. Met Fired for Flipping Fans the Bird

Mr. Met is not the only mascot caught on camera being less than friendly to a fan. In the fall of 2010, Rufus the Bobcat, the mascot of Ohio University, launched a premeditated attack on Ohio Stat...

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Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

Perhaps that's the motivation the team needed-the sound of their hometown crowd in their ears-as they fought to outlive last year's great defeat, and win the National Basketball Association champi...

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Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to National Basketball Association title

Without their best player, the Warriors would have had more difficulty matching up with James and Kyrie Irving . "I'm confident, I'm energetic and positive about the opportunity we have in front of ...

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Sarfraz the hero as Pakistan makes it to Champions Trophy semi-final

India meet Bangladesh in the other semi-final, at Edgbaston on Thursday, with the final at the Oval on Sunday. They bowled really well at a crucial time . However, Pakistan lost their next three ...

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