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Cavs the champs but Warriors the favorites in the NBA Finals

It was deafening. It was everywhere. James averaged 25.3 points, 10.9 rebounds and 7.0 assists and earned his second straight Finals MVP honor. Following last year's heroics, when they overcame a 3-1 series deficit to edge the Golden State Warriors and claim the National Basketball Association championship, the Cleveland Cavaliers have got another chance to bring more sporting success to Ohio. Read More

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Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

Haase was beaten 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 by Nadal , who is bidding for an unprecedented 10th title at Roland Garros. Nadal was all smiles after his victory. You don't often see that number one finishes the Grand Slam after the first match. Promising Austrian youngster Dominic Thiem , the sixth seed, had no such worries as he accounted for Italy's Simone Bolelli 7-5, 6-1, 6-3. Muguruza has endured a hard 2017 and again found herself in trouble after falling a set and a break behind against the ... Read More

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LSU defeats Arkansas to win 2017 SEC Tournament

LSU defeats Arkansas to win 2017 SEC Tournament

Walker (7-1) struck out eight and allowed five hits and one walk for the Tigers before leaving with nobody on in the eighth. After Carson Shaddy flew out to center, Jax Biggers drew a four-pitch walk. Spanberger blasted a solo home run in the first inning, a two-run shot in the third before capping his day with a grand slam in the fourth. His big hit came after Taylor Walls scored on a wild pitch and Raleigh singled to left in the next inning. Read More

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Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

Angelique Kerber upset by Ekaterina Makarova at French Open

She struggled from the start, falling behind 5-1 in the first set and not earning her first break point until the final game of the set (which she lost anyway). "I'm glad with how I played today". "Everybody knows it's not my favourite surface, but we have to play on clay", she said. Kerber has not been playing well, and she came into the French Open with little confidence that she'd fare well on clay. Read More

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Destiny 2 Coming to PC After Console Release

Destiny 2 Coming to PC After Console Release

But as Forbes pointed out , there is still a hint of mystery and a dash of disappointment when it comes to the Destiny 2 PC port. In-game rewards will be shared among all members, Bungie said. Where Destiny 2's Countdown differs from Counter-Strike is the ability to revive downed teammates, just like in Destiny's elimination game modes. Read More

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Maria Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying tournament

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has been named as the first of seven main draw singles wild cards for this summer's British WTA grass court events organised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), organisers said. She would have been amongst the contenders to get the wildcard from Wimbledon's wildcard committee which will meet on June 20. The Russian is returning to Wimbledon following a 15-month doping ban. Read More

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Pochettino is planning already for next season

Pochettino is planning already for next season

Though Spurs have secured second place in the Premier League they will end the campaign without a major trophy for the 17 time in 18 seasons. Tottenham are the league's form team and a run of nine straight wins has seen them emerge as the only viable contender to leaders Chelsea for the Premier League title. Read More

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Yaya Toure still waiting for Man City contract amid ´very interesting´ offers

Zabaleta , one of the most popular players in City's history, has announced he is leaving as a free agent after nine years with the club and is set to join West Ham. I remember at that time (then-United manager Alex) Ferguson and the 'noisy neighbors, ' and this is something that I have been since that time! "His presence in big games - even when you're losing - there's always a few players you know are going to put in a good performance, even when you don't always get on the right end of ... Read More

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Minnesota Timberwolves Draft Lottery 2017

Jim Oxley/HERO SportsIs Markelle Fultz the likely top overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft? They are followed by the Suns and the Lakers. Because of a prior trade, if the Lakers do not win a top-three pick - a 53.08 percent chance - the Magic will receive the Lakers' unprotected first-round pick in 2019. Read More

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Hull relegated after thrashing by Crystal Palace

Hull relegated after thrashing by Crystal Palace

Three wins from their first three games got Wanderers up and running, but a run of 12 games without a win either side of Christmas left them in trouble. He's done good things for our team since he came, but now is the moment to find another solution. "It was a great effort from the players today, tactically we set out to nullify Hull City and just expose them when we thought they were weak which is they held a high line and put a quality ball in behind and obviously that goes off to a ... Read More

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Spanish Grand Prix: Hamilton takes pole ahead of Vettel

The. Lewis Hamilton bounced back from his disappointing weekend in Russian Federation to lay down a marker to his rival Sebastian Vettel after he completed a practice double for the Spanish Grand Prix . Despite the encouraging lap times, there were problems for both of the top teams, with Vettel only completing seven laps and stopping in the pit lane late in the session. Read More

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ECU coach surprises walk-on's mom with news of his scholarship

ECU coach surprises walk-on's mom with news of his scholarship

Montgomery made a decision to reward walk-on defensive end Kiante Anderson with a scholarship, but he didn't go directly to Anderson. He joined the program in 2015, when he transferred from Division II St. "I was just praying about that last night", Chapman said. One of the best parts about the surprise is that Anderson had no idea about his scholarship until his mom called him with the good news. Read More

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Klopp: Liverpool not far behind 'ice-cold' Chelsea

Klopp: Liverpool not far behind 'ice-cold' Chelsea

A trip to West Ham, a team Liverpool have not beaten in their last five meetings and who effectively ended Tottenham's title challenge a week ago, poses another challenge for them. They are third, a point and a place above Manchester City, having played a game more . The rest do not win all the time but we always feel under pressure. Read More

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Despite owning UFC strawweight belt, superstardom eludes Jedrzejczyk

Despite owning UFC strawweight belt, superstardom eludes Jedrzejczyk

She has a thick accent, which might be a turn-off for some - bad - fans, but her English is excellent and Jedrzejczyk is always a great quote. That's where I signed my UFC contract. Be sure to subscribe to my podcast In This Corner with Brian Campbell where I break down everything you need to know each week . If I beef up a little bit, work more on sitting down on my punches when I want to do damage and not getting moved back, I know I can win a second fight against Andrade. Read More

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Conor McGregor negotiations have been

Conor McGregor negotiations have been "a nightmare"

Again, I still have to go negotiate with them. After almost two years of chatter, it appears we may be close to getting a definitive answer on whether or not McGregor and Mayweather are going to actually step into the ring. While White was quick to shift the blame away from Mayweather's camp ("It's both sides"), he did admit to being in unfamiliar territory in the negotiation process. Read More

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Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace

Silva, De Bruyne orchestrate City's 5-0 win over Palace

Player ratingsMan City: Willy Caballero: 7, Fernandinho: 7, Vincent Kompany: 8, Nicolas Otamendi: 8, Gael Clichy: 7, Yaya Toure: 8, Raheem Sterling: 8, Kevin De Bruyne: 9, David Silva: 9, Leroy Sane: 8, Gabriel Jesus: 7. "We gifted them all five goals". The mood's not great because we are at that time in the season where we need to win games and it didn't happen on Sunday (at Boro). Read More

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Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor

Sharapova more disappointed to lose early than to detractor

Bouchard battled back from 4-2 down to claim a topsy-turvy first set and she edged a marathon 11th game before serving it out for just her second set in five meetings with Sharapova. "I really felt the support". The 60 ranked Bouchard's joy was clear for all to see as she jumped for joy at the end of a sapping final set. Sharapova had always been somewhat of an Achilles heel for Bouchard. Read More

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F1 Russian GP: Wolff: Bottas, Hamilton relationship won't go like Rosberg

The Mercedes driver crossed the line just 0.617 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, with Kimi Raikkonen taking his first podium of the season with third place. He returned in second, behind the leader and, with a 4.7-second deficit, attempted to cut into the gap with fresher tyres. Despite the huge pressure in the closing stages Bottas held firm to become F1's 107th race victor, something Lauda believes deserves enormous credit. Read More

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Messi scores 51st goal of the season

Messi scores 51st goal of the season

As a result , they have to win their three remaining matches while hoping Madrid slip up between now and the end of the campaign, reports Xinhua news agency. Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez (R) celebrates after scoring during their Spanish league football match against Eibar at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on May 6, 2017 . Read More

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Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5

Bundy earns 5th victory as Orioles beat White Sox 6-5

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price could return to the rotation by the end of May, provided he continues to feel good in his recovery from a strained left elbow. BALTIMORE (AP) - Orioles left-hander Wade Miley was struck by two consecutive line drives in the first inning and removed from Baltimore's game against the Chicago White Sox. Read More

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