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Jonny Bairstow replaces Jason Roy for England against Pakistan

Jonny Bairstow was well settled on 43 and England were cruising at 80/1 and his sudden dismissal pegged back the run rate. In his quota of 10 overs he bowled he gave away just 35 runs and picked u...

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Golden State Warriors win NBA Finals for 2nd time in 3 years

Were those teams as super as this year's Warriors? "Just the camaraderie, the togetherness, that's what it was about". Golden State have won their second National Basketball Association cham...

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Kevin Durant's move to Golden State rewarded with MVP

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant reacts after scoring against the Cleveland Cavaliers . The Golden State Warriors claimed their second title in three years after exacting revenge on th...

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Masters winner Garcia still feels major motivation

Masters winner Garcia still feels major motivation

Garcia, who ended his long wait for a first victory in a grand slam event with glory at the Masters in April, enters the year's second major with a familiar outlook despite playing without the weigh...

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Golden State Warriors: 5 reasons they'll repeat as National Basketball Association champions in 2018

Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up past year after a season in which ...

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Golden State Warriors championship parade set for Thursday in Oakland

More information about Thursday's plans and how to get around on BART can be found at the BART website . "We'll handle [the White House visit] accordingly and responsibly, and do the right thing for ...

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Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

NY has won three straight, outscoring rivals Boston and Baltimore 25-3 over the past three nights. He drove in the Yankees' first two runs with two-out singles in the third and fifth innings. "Sevy'...

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Golden State Warriors Destroy Cleveland Cavaliers in NBA Finals

Fans hold up a banner during the second half in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017 in Oakland , Califor...

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Warriors Well-Built for Success Over the Long Haul

Warriors Well-Built for Success Over the Long Haul

Durant also becomes the first player since Shaquille O'Neal back in 2000 to tally five consecutive 30-point games in an NBA Finals series. Curry added 34 and Andre Iguodala was a force off the ...

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Golden State Warriors' MVP Kevin Durant adds an important title: champion

An unprecedented third straight NBA Finals clash between the Warriors and Cavaliers was hyped as the ultimate championship rubber match and was expected to be the antidote for a post-season that...

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Defending champ Garbine Muguruza to take on homegirl Kristina Mladenovic in Paris

I don't know what people were expecting. "I understand. I just think that they were a little bit - sometimes should be a little bit more respectful", Muguruza said, noting that the chair umpire repe...

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NHL Expansion Draft: Pittsburgh Penguins Protection Strategy

NHL Expansion Draft: Pittsburgh Penguins Protection Strategy

All the stars were in attendance; from Jeff Jimmerson, the anthem singing sensation, to Sidney Crosby and the Stanley Cup . This also likely marked 40-year-old center Matt Cullen's last National H...

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Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson Welcome a Son

World No.1 Dustin Johnson is preparing to defend his US Open title following the birth of his second child. While the couple has yet to comment on the birth or share any photos, ESPN host Ian ...

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Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

Kevin Durant's non-foul on LeBron James looms large in Warriors' run

Durant, the MVP of the Finals, had 39 points, and Curry added 34 for the Warriors , who captured the best-of-seven series 4-1 against the defending champions . In all five games , GSW forward was...

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WNYers selected in MLB Draft

Gratkowski was taken by Washington (37, 1,123), Bryant by the Texas Rangers (39, 1,184) and Anderson was also taken by the Rangers (40, 1,214) as the second to last overall selection in the draft. In ...

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Warriors Win 2017 NBA Championship

Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State in July so determined to get, ...

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Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/11/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Nashville Predators vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - 6/11/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

No matter how the ice has tilted one way or another, this Final has earned some extra attention for the Nashville hockey effect with catfish and country music artists, from surprise anthem singers to...

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Man Utd agrees to sign Swedish defender Lindelof

Man Utd agrees to sign Swedish defender Lindelof

Lindelof has been a long-time target for United as they look to bolster their defensive options ahead of next season's return to the Champions League. Lindelof has always been linked with a move to ...

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GOP Rep. Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise shot at congressional baseball practice in Virginia

In remarks made from the White House shortly before noon, U.S. President Donald Trump said the gunman died from injuries after the shooting . There is no known motive for the shooting right...

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Reality check for Southgate as new stars inspire France

Reality check for Southgate as new stars inspire France

It was a night when there were emotional scenes before kick-off, with the crowd singing the Oasis hit Don't Look Back In Anger and France fans joining England supporters in singing the nationa...

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Golden State Warriors Get The Best Of The NBA's First Finals Trilogy

Wrapping up the series in five games meant the Warriors came through the post-season with a 16-1 record, with only the defeat in game four keeping them from perfection. And at the end of the day, ...

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Golden State Warriors fans go wild after NBA Championship win

Up until the post-game presscon, James remained defiant that the Cavs were capable of beating the Warriors team that dominated them in four of five games. "Now we're champs again". This is where...

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Dustin Johnson: 'Definitely a thought' I could've missed US Open

Open venue, Erin Hills . And now what about the factors playing into Johnson's favor. It's more than worth the trouble for the 30-year-old Mexico native who now lives in SC and plays most of h...

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Witness captures video of shooting where US congressman, four others wounded

Witness captures video of shooting where US congressman, four others wounded

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , two Capitol Police officers, and an aide to Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas, were shot and wounded Wednesday morning as the Republican congressional baseball tea...

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France beat England 3-2 with 10 men

France beat England 3-2 with 10 men

Players then stood side-by-side around the centre circle as a minute's silence was observed at the Stade de France . When England and France met previously in November 2015 at Wembley, the matc...

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Klay Thompson wins second NBA Finals

It just happened that this time he was a free agent and had to make a choice. "They're going to be the highest favourite we've ever had going into a season, any team in any sport", Jeff Serman, an ...

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House Majority Whip, others shot at congressional baseball practice

The events left the capital horrified and stunned and prompted immediate reflection on the current hostility and vitriol in American politics. In a statement, Texas Rep. "He decided not to shoot me"...

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Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid

Johnson ready for long game in US Open double bid

He hasn't won in four starts since then, and his game hasn't looked as sharp as it once did. The Aussie has lost his world No1 ranking, partly because of his own personal issues with his mother's ll...

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Kevin Durant finally gets a title as Warriors finish off Cavaliers

For the second time in three years, the Cavaliers fell short of their goal of an NBA Championship against the Warriors , but despite Golden State having a younger roster with players in their pri...

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Warriors Win Title, LeBron Contemplates Future

These are the accomplishments of a team that should be considered among the all-time greats. Maybe Thompson or Curry would have hit those shots if Durant never came to Golden State; maybe the W...

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Congressman shot at baseball field in Virginia

Here's how witnesses - from members of Congress to a passerby - describe the attack, in conversations with Morning Edition and with NPR's Jessica Taylor, who spent the day reporting from the scene o...

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Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup win

Seeds of doubt could've been planted when injuries piled up, particularly the loss of top defenseman Kris Letang. Meanwhile, the next-best odds to win the 2018 Stanley Cup Finals do not belong t...

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Theresa May holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

Theresa May holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

In a sign of the parliamentary guerilla warfare that will face Mrs May as she attempts to run a minority government, a Labour source said: "In Parliament we will be using every opportunity to halt t...

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Donald Trump calls Comey 'leaker', ready to respond under oath

Comey had last week said that he believed Trump asked him to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, which Trump has denied . elections and then lying about the moti...

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Never Played For A Super Team? Twitter Roasts LeBron's Post Game Comment

But don't be surprised to see a repeat of this year's finals pairing again in 2018. "That's something that they are always going to speak about, about you ". How does he not compromise the squad need...

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