• Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match
Cavaliers-Warriors set for ultimate Finals rubber match

Kerr , 51, traveled with the team for the final two games of the Western Conference Finals in San Antonio, the first time he joined the Warriors on the road since taking his indefinite leave on April 23. The Warriors won that series in six games for the franchise's first title since 1975. But you can't get caught up in percentages, especially...

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  • Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub
Sharapova says she'll 'rise up again' after French Open snub

The Russian, 30, was ranked too low to gain direct entry as she continues her return from a 15-month drugs ban. Sharapova had needed to reach the semi-finals in Rome to avoid needing a wildcard for the Wimbledon main draw. Sharapova quickly left the grounds to get her injury looked at and didn't participate in the post-match press conference. ...

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  • Cavs GM: 'I Hope Everybody Says We Have No Chance'
Cavs GM: 'I Hope Everybody Says We Have No Chance'

We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes almost an even series ". Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue was quoted earlier this week saying he thought Boston's offense was "harder to defend" than Golden State's.Should the Cavs win in Thursday night's Game 5, they'll establish a new league record by collecting their 13th straight win in a closeo...

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  • Browns top pick Myles Garrett not practicing
Browns top pick Myles Garrett not practicing

A team spokesman said he was working with the team Tuesday, when the session wasn't open to the media. You guys did see him run down the field, so he can move. "We'll see how it all unfolds at the end". Jackson did not reveal the nature of Coleman's injury, but said he did not break a bone. In fact, it was one reason the Browns weren't excite...

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  • French Open glance: Tsonga out; Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza in
French Open glance: Tsonga out; Djokovic, Nadal, Muguruza in

Still grieving the recent death of his father, 25th-seeded American Steve Johnson dropped to his knees and began crying at the end of his 6-2, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 7-6 (6) victory over Borna Coric at the French Open . Jabeur became the first Arab woman to reach the third round of a grand slam singles tournament. Nadal has been lights out with his ser...

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  • 5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour
5 talking points ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour

Advantage All Blacks , says England rugby coach Eddie Jones. The only question might be how the (other) Lions series impacts of them. New Zealand are notoriously hard to beat once they get the rustiness out of their systems in game one and if the Lions do not prevail in Auckland then the series is as good as ever.

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  • Celtics eliminated from Eastern finals by Cavaliers 135-102
Celtics eliminated from Eastern finals by Cavaliers 135-102

James scored just 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting, including an 0-for-4 showing from three-point range, in the Cavaliers' loss to the Celtics , their only setback in 11 outings during the first three rounds of the 2017 NBA Playoffs and first since Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals.

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  • Kerber crashes out of French Open
Kerber crashes out of French Open

Gabas was the umpire injured earlier this year when Denis Shapovalov smacked him in the eye with a ball hit in anger. Murray has made the third round of the French Open every year since 2008. - The Canadian will face Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova, the 17th seed, in the second round. Kerber won the Australian Open and U.S. Open, and was the ...

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  • Ohio State to face Gonzaga at Phil Knight PK80 2017 basketball tournament
Ohio State to face Gonzaga at Phil Knight PK80 2017 basketball tournament

The lineups are, in a word, stacked. The "Motion" bracket features Butler , Duke, Florida, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Texas, Stanford and Portland State. pacific time. Second-day games in MSU's bracket will be played at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Together, the venues serve as homes to the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers, WHL's Portland W...

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  • Is This Young Indian Bowler The Main Reason Behind Kumble-Kohli Spat?
Is This Young Indian Bowler The Main Reason Behind Kumble-Kohli Spat?

Kumble's year-long contract expires at the end of the Champions Trophy . The BCCI has already sent out an invite, asking former cricketers to apply for the Indian coaching hot-seat. We have got such a big game, which would decide how the Indian team would do in the tournament. Kohli tellingly told the media that he did not find anything wron...

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  • Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal
Wenger: FA Cup win my presentation for new deal

Mertesacker's serious lack of match practice did not seem to faze him, however, as the German centre-back produced a man-of-the-match display at the back to help Arsenal to a famous 2-1 win over their London rivals. Atletico Madrid are interested in re-signing Diego Costa from Chelsea this summer, but only for a price they consider reasonable...

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  • Moses, an honest player, did not plan to dive, says Conte
Moses, an honest player, did not plan to dive, says Conte

Liverpool went on to win comfortably. Arsenal claimed their third FA Cup trophy in four years after shocking Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night. Sanchez opened the scoring after a solo run. The goal rocked Chelsea and Arsenal scented their chance with Ozil having a shot back-heeled off the line by Gary Cahill before Da...

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  • Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager agrees two-year contract
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal manager agrees two-year contract

Arsenal are set to make a decision over Arsene Wenger's future on Wednesday afternoon, ending months of uncertainty. Wenger's problems are far from over, but if he panders to the fans' will in the transfer market he could win over the disbelievers and put Arsenal back on the right track.

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  • Blue Jays, getting healthy, look to sweep Reds
Blue Jays, getting healthy, look to sweep Reds

That's changed in a drastic way lately, with the latest example being Tuesday night's homer barrage, including Bautista, Russell Martin , the go ahead shot from Kendrys Morales , and an absolute bomb to the upper deck from Josh Donaldson . The Jays are 25-27 overall and 14-12 at home while the Reds are 24-27 overall and 10-14 on the road. Reds: A...

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  • Rays' Dickerson hits bouncing pitch for double
Rays' Dickerson hits bouncing pitch for double

Martinez allowed five runs in 4 1/3 innings. Archer is 1-2 with a 5.34 ERA and 41 strikeouts in his career against the Rangers . "We're all just kind of swinging at that point, hoping that the guy makes a mistake", Longoria said of the late innings of the 6-hour, 26-minute marathon.

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  • Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel
Officers found Woods asleep at the wheel

He explained, " I understand the severity of what I did and I take full responsibility for my actions ". "I think the immediate reaction is just concern, and also wanting to get kind of the facts of this story, exactly what happened", said Jim Furyk, who was an assistant captain with Woods at last year's Ryder Cup.

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  • Kohli: The Chastened Skipper Of India
Kohli: The Chastened Skipper Of India

It's about playing the game. It's different for them. "Sometimes, not in our own heads but the atmosphere around us is built in a way that becomes like a life and death kind of series and specially for sub-continent cricketers, which I don't understand why", he said here today.

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  • Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat
Courtois blames referee and defensive lapse for Cup defeat

Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea 2-1 last Saturday to clinch the title after bossing the game for large parts. "Extremely happy for my favourites". Wenger's future was the subject of intense speculation during the season, with a section of disgruntled fans and pundits calling for the long-serving Frenchman to leave.

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  • Far from her best, Kvitova shows she still has it in Paris
Far from her best, Kvitova shows she still has it in Paris

Petra Kvitova has made a winning return to tennis as she became the first player to reach the second round of the French Open . The home crowd will be treated with an all-French duel between Lucas Pouille, the 16th seed, and Julien Benneteau, a former quarter-finalist.

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  • Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'
Catfish tosser says he was 'dumb redneck with a bad idea'

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has issued a statement saying the charges against 36-year-old Nolensville resident Jacob Waddell might have been a little too harsh. That support group has plenty of members in Columbus, Washington, D.C. and Ottawa, and I wouldn't blame any of them if they met regularly for the next three months to figure out how, ...

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  • NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers
NBA Playoffs 2017 with Highlights between the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers

They have had 12 series clinching opportunities since 2009 and successfully ended their opponents season in each of those 12 games. If you don't want to rile up friends and relatives over the long weekend, you might also steer clear of the James-Jordan comparison.

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  • Valverde named Barcelona head coach
Valverde named Barcelona head coach

Bartomeu said after Saturday's Copa del Rey final win over Alaves that there would be a board meeting on Monday afternoon where he will "examine the options and announce who will be our next coach". Sid Lowe examines Luis Enrique's legacy at Barcelona and evaluates the impact Ernesto Valverde could have at the club. The president added: "He...

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  • John 'The Professor' Clayton Laid Off at ESPN After 23-Year Run
John 'The Professor' Clayton Laid Off at ESPN After 23-Year Run

If you're wondering if this also means the end of his radio show on ESPN Seattle, it won't. ESPN laid off 100 employees last month as it undertook a round of cost-cutting and Clayton was part of that group, though the news did not become revealed until Wednesday.

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  • Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP
Lewis Hamilton limits damage with 7th place at Monaco GP

Vettel said he was surprised to come out ahead after his pit stop, which came five laps after his teammate's, during which he put in some scorching times on his older ultrasofts while Kimi was on new supersofts. "For me [the strategy] meant staying ahead of Valtteri [Bottas] and close to Kimi - I was surprised when I came out ahead". Victory fo...

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  • Gianluigi Buffon: I want people to be
Gianluigi Buffon: I want people to be "sad" when I retire

Monaco is Europe's highest scoring team, but could not penetrate the Juventus defence and Buffon. "That would give us the opportunity of playing the return leg in Turin with massive motivation". We work every day to be ready to face big players, so this is a valuable learning experience and will help us to progress faster. And the best thing to ...

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  • Harper's suspension reduced to three games
Harper's suspension reduced to three games

Strickland was suspended for six-games for his role in the fight . In Monday's game in San Francisco, Harper charged the mound after he was drilled by Giants reliever Hunter Strickland with a 98 miles per hour fastball in an apparent revenge for a dispute that took place almost three years ago during the 2014 National League Division Serie...

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  • Ibrahimovic Wants To Remain At United
Ibrahimovic Wants To Remain At United

With his £300,000-a-week wages, and no guarantees over his fitness on his return, it is unclear whether the 35-year-old will stay at Old Trafford beyond this summer. The former Paris St-Germain star will be guaranteed Champions League football next season if he decides to stay in Manchester. But we see that he can be a valuable asset for some other...

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  • Lions prioritise test wins after arriving in New Zealand
Lions prioritise test wins after arriving in New Zealand

Make Them See Red is meant to inspire the players and fans from the four home nations to forget their traditional rivalries and unite in support of the Lions . Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw hailed a moment of intense pride for the whole Gatland family, but insisted Lions boss Warren would not let his professional gaze slip.

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  • Garbine Muguruza comes through against Francesca Schiavone in Paris
Garbine Muguruza comes through against Francesca Schiavone in Paris

Taking Schiavone's topspin on the rise, Muguruza played declarative first-strike tennis powering through the first set. Fourlis managed to save two of three match points on her serve before Wozniacki triumphed 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Second seed Karolina Pliskova has been under the radar in the build-up because of her relative lack of success on cla...

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  • 2 makes French Open appearance
2 makes French Open appearance

Williams whipped 30 winners compared to six for her opponent and converted five of 14 break points avenging a 6-4, 6-3, loss to Nara at Indian Wells previous year. The Williams sisters played a huge part in securing Grand Slam titles for the US. The American veteran, who made her Roland Garros debut in 1997 and was runner-up to sister ...

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