• Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2
Warriors' Steve Kerr returns to the bench to coach Game 2

James continued to play magnificently, completing a triple-double with one period left in the game. And just for good measure, Klay Thompson made a decision to wake up, adding 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting. But in order to do so, they're going to have to beat one of the hottest teams in postseason history. The point: Cleveland's been here befor...

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  • Buffon: I have one more chance to win the Champions League
Buffon: I have one more chance to win the Champions League

Juventus went into the final with an unbeaten record in this season's Champions League and had conceded only three goals en route to Cardiff . "The first half was really tough, against a brilliant team in every aspect, but in the second half we saw the best performance from Real Madrid all season", he said .

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  • Champions Trophy: India crush Bangladesh by 240 runs in warm-up game
Champions Trophy: India crush Bangladesh by 240 runs in warm-up game

Though, the Captain Morgan expects all three to be fit to play. England will learn from their early collapse in Monday's one-day global defeat to South Africa at Lord's, captain Eoin Morgan said ahead of their Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh tomorrow.

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  • Cavs want JR Smith to shoot more
Cavs want JR Smith to shoot more

LeBron James was first to it, with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists . Curry and Thompson, who finished with 22 points, also connected on four 3-pointers apiece for Golden State, which shot 51.7 percent overall. Curry provided the coach more than a glimpse of his greatness from up close after Kerr had been watching games from the lo...

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  • Virat Kohli Picks The Strongest Side In ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Virat Kohli Picks The Strongest Side In ICC Champions Trophy 2017

The Men in Blue, who are number one in the Test rankings after series victories over New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia, would hope to carry their good form into the ICC tournament. "This year the team is a lot fitter, the cricketers are a lot more mature because that was a very young group four years ago". However, India have not pla...

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  • NBA Finals, Game 2 - Cavs vs. Warriors
NBA Finals, Game 2 - Cavs vs. Warriors

Indeed, they were just three points down going into halftime. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue noted afterward it's been a while since his team had seen the Warriors, and that experience is bound to help. The game will tip off at 8 p.m. ET and will broadcast nationally on ABC , as well as be available for live stream on WatchESPN . "So they make it t...

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  • Cavaliers bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals
Cavaliers bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals

This is only the fifth Finals game - and the first since 1967 - where both teams had at least 64 points at the half. The Warriors had a 1-0 lead against LeBron James and the Cavs. "There's an old saying, 'You don't miss the water 'til the well runs dry, '" the 80-year-old Attles said after receiving the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  • Bucket list: Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory
Bucket list: Dale Earnhardt Jr. seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

Harvick dealt with a loose-fitting wheel much of the first 200 laps to fall a lap down, then slipped on some slick fluid laid down by Ty Dillon to fall back further. "So that's a little tough to swallow. I can't believe it", Dillon said. "He ran good, too", Earnhardt said. Richard Childress Racing driver Austin Dillon took his maiden NASCA...

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  • Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test
Andy Murray wary of Karen Khachanov test

I just try to be myself all the time. He also owned the longest active streak of Grand Slam appearances: this is his 61st. Del Potro is renowned for his incredible power, but the Paris punters have not seen him at the clay-court major since 2012 due to his injury woes.

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  • Pens center Nick Bonino tests injured foot, still day to day
Pens center Nick Bonino tests injured foot, still day to day

Fans cheer as the Nashville Predators win Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Crosby isn't in the mood to play if it doesn't involve his stick and a puck. The Pittsburgh Penguins now lead the best-of-seven series 2-1, with Game 4 in Nashville on Monday . Then they rolled over the Preds in game two by the score of 4-1.

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout
Curry, Durant lead Warriors to 2-0 lead with 132-113 rout

With their win on Monday, the Warriors became the first ever National Basketball Association team to go 13-0 in the playoffs. However, this Game 2 is massive for Cavaliers . Kerr is back coaching the Golden State Warriors after more than six weeks, feeling well enough that he plans to coach the remainder of the NBA Finals .

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  • Champions League: Hundreds of Juventus Fans Injured in Bomb Scare Stampede
Champions League: Hundreds of Juventus Fans Injured in Bomb Scare Stampede

It was not immediately clear whether the two Poles who were injured had been hospitalised, or suffered only minor cuts and bruises. Three people were in a serious but not life-threatening condition, including a young boy. Fans had gathered in the San Carlo Square to enjoy the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid in Cardiff...

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  • Kawakami: Steve Kerr's emotional, timely and victorious return as Warriors coach
Kawakami: Steve Kerr's emotional, timely and victorious return as Warriors coach

Kerr began saying he would not answer questions about his health - and then answered questions about his health. I'm not one of those guys who's bitter that something bad happens to me. "That's what makes it so much fun, to feel the energy of the Finals". He said he had not yet spoken to his team. " 'Knute Rockne, All-American?' Yeah, probably sho...

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  • Several rule changes reportedly coming to National Football League next season
Several rule changes reportedly coming to National Football League next season

You couldn't use the ball as a prop, you couldn't go to the ground in celebration and you definitely couldn't celebrate as a group. Players grew frustrated that they couldn't show their personality/creativity/joy after making a great play without drawing a penalty flag and $12,000 fine.

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  • Watch NBA Finals Game 2 on WatchESPN: Warriors v Cavaliers
Watch NBA Finals Game 2 on WatchESPN: Warriors v Cavaliers

Steve Kerr has been away from the bench since late April thanks to aftereffects from back surgery, but told Turner Sports' David Alridge on NBA TV that he plans to coach for both Sunday night's Game 2 and the rest of the series . Kerr had his initial procedures in 2015 after guiding the organization's first championship in 40 years as a rookie...

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  • Returning Real Madrid received as living 'legends'
Returning Real Madrid received as living 'legends'

But Bale was reduced to the role of bit-part player after recent injury problems, sent on only for the final 13 minutes at the National Stadium of Wales with the game already won. Ronaldo scored 16 goals in his last 10 games but he is not satisfied. "Zidane gave us a very positive halftime team talk and told us he really believed in us", the Port...

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  • Bryce Harper vs. Manny Machado: Whose mound-charging aptitude is best?
Bryce Harper vs. Manny Machado: Whose mound-charging aptitude is best?

Samardzija, a former football player at Notre Dame, was one of the first to arrive at the mound after both benches emptied. Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper charged San Francisco Giants's Hunter Strickland in the eighth inning of their match-up tonight.

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  • Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi homers twice on Sunday
Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi homers twice on Sunday

The next time the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox meet, summer will be winding down and football season will nearly be here. TILLMAN'S DAY: Tillman allowed five runs, three earned, in six innings. Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi follows through on a single against the Baltimore Orioles in the ninth inning of a baseball game, ...

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  • Donaldson, Blue Jays light up Yankees' Pineda
Donaldson, Blue Jays light up Yankees' Pineda

Anyways, sending the focus back to the beginning of game time started with first pitch at 7:07 p.m. ET. Maile ambled home with Toronto's fifth run when Pineda unleashed a wild pitch that bounded away from Sanchez, the NY catcher. "I thought as the outing went along he got better and better", manager John Gibbons said of his starter . Here's w...

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  • Renewed champion Aldo takes on contender Holloway at UFC 212
Renewed champion Aldo takes on contender Holloway at UFC 212

Then came a belated birthday present - a contract to fight on the biggest stage in the world, the UFC. Max Holloway waits for the start of his featherweight fight against Jeremy Stephens during UFC 194 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship
Noren shoots 10-under 62, wins BMW PGA Championship

Alex Noren won the title with what will surely turn out to be one of the rounds of the year. "He's played a bit more in America". "Now you have a chance to set up the course the way you want; if you want high rough or if you want softer greens, harder greens, whatever you want, and I think that's fantastic in a golf course.

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  • Liverpool leave for Australia on Champions League high
Liverpool leave for Australia on Champions League high

James Milner has challenged potential Liverpool signings to prove they belong on the Champions League stage, admitting it would be disrespectful for players to opt for Anfield exclusively to feature in the competition. He has scored 14 times for Liverpool this season, with 13 coming in the Premier League. "We have previously announce...

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  • Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead
Warriors beat Cavs to take 2-0 Finals series lead

But the defining shot of last year's Finals and maybe of this National Basketball Association era was made by the Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving over Steph Curry in the last minute of the last game of last year's Finals, reducing the Warriors to silver medalists.

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  • Sheffield Wednesday favourite celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League victory
Sheffield Wednesday favourite celebrates with Cristiano Ronaldo after Champions League victory

During his six seasons under the greatest coach in Premier League history, Ronaldo scored 84 overall goals, including a season in 2007-08 where he scored 31 goals in 34 total appearances for the Red Devils and won the PL's Golden Boot award for the most goals in that season.

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  • Bale revels in Champions League win
Bale revels in Champions League win

Shaka Hislop hails Real Madrid's complete team performance and Cristiano Ronaldo's brilliance after another UCL triumph. Asked how long the spell can last, Modric responded: "It's hard to say this but, like I said, we need to keep doing what we are doing, enjoy what we are doing and we will see".

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  • Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial
Jason Dufner bounces back to win the Memorial

When play finally resumed after 8:00 p.m. ET, Dufner attempted to pitch his ball back into the fairway but struggled to get it out of the rough, leaving himself out of the first cut and bringing a bogey into play. In addition to the hard golf course, Dufner battled through two lengthy rain delays and a leader board full of top talent. "My goal was ...

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  • BBC journalist: Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final
BBC journalist: Three Arsenal centre-backs could miss FA Cup final

Bellerin has branded the Frenchman "a player who is very important", and the full-back has claimed that Arsenal face a tough challenge to beat Chelsea without their vice-captain. At the conclusion of the Premier League season, Wenger will then prepare his players for a third FA Cup final in five years. "He avoids surgery", Wenger said a...

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  • Dream come true for Bale as Madrid triumph in Wales
Dream come true for Bale as Madrid triumph in Wales

Perhaps the most galling aspect of the 4-1 loss to Real Madrid was how they played so well in the first half. Back home at the Santiago Bernabeu, Ronaldo took centre stage as he sung about his own candidacy for the Ballon d'Or, which he claimed ahead of Barcelona foe and five-time victor Lionel Messi past year.

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  • French Open 2017: Top seed Kerber crashes out in opening round
French Open 2017: Top seed Kerber crashes out in opening round

That picture offers the starkest of contrasts with a spectacular 2016 that also brought her major wins in the Australian and US Opens . Following her exit from the tournament, Kvitova told a news conference: "After the match, I didn't feel as bad as I probably normally do".

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  • Indy 500: Fernando Alonso Ready To Improvise At 'Unpredictable' Race
Indy 500: Fernando Alonso Ready To Improvise At 'Unpredictable' Race

Dixon had won the pole earlier in the day for next Sunday's Indy 500, and he'd just wrapped up media interviews. And he could have been faster - a brief engine problem during his four-lap qualifying run cost him a place on the three-car front row.

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  • Austin Dillon Wins the Coca Cola 600
Austin Dillon Wins the Coca Cola 600

My fiancee wrote in the auto, 'When you keep God in the first place, he will take you places you never imagined.' And I never imagined to be here at the 600 victory lane. "That's two of the last three years that we have lost on fuel mileage and that kind of stinks", Truex said. Sunday was no different. STAGE TWO: Truex Jr.

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  • Petra Kvitova knocked out by Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Petra Kvitova knocked out by Bethanie Mattek-Sands

In the men's event, Bulgarian 11th seed Grigor Dimitrov coasted past France's Stephane Robert 6-2 6-3 6-4 to register his first win in Paris in four years. I'm disappointed that the clay court season was not so good. "For the first time in nine years at Roland Garros , I played my singles on (Court) Philippe Chatrier ", Makarova said on-c...

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  • No. 1 Kerber suffers historic upset at French Open
No. 1 Kerber suffers historic upset at French Open

In another match, Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky defeated Sara Sorribes, who became the first Spanish woman to lose to the Swiss tennis player in the French Open . "I'm glad with the way I played". "It's kind of - I don't want to say 'open, ' because everyone's really good, but - very competitive", Rogers said, "and there's not like that dominatin...

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  • Kohli, Yuvraj power India to 319
Kohli, Yuvraj power India to 319

Earlier, a dazzling knock by Rohit Sharma helped defending champions India made 319 for the loss of three scalps after losing the toss. Following another rain break during the 34th over, the match was reduced to forty-eight overs a side.

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  • Finn steps in to fill Woakes void
Finn steps in to fill Woakes void

England Lions had won the first match by nine wickets after Finn took 3-54 and Malan scored an unbeaten 125 from 110 balls, including a six and 15 fours. It will be a challenge for all, though, to concentrate on the cricket at a time when England has suffered two major terror attacks in under two weeks.

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