• Kerr returns, leads Warriors in 132-113 rout
Kerr returns, leads Warriors in 132-113 rout

The way the Warriors are playing - an National Basketball Association record 14-0 in the playoffs and a 29-1 mark since March 14 - there could be a quick end to the series. Klay Thompson contributed 22 points for the Warriors , who used their explosive offence to suffocate Cleveland's usually stingy defence. When the Golden State Warriors ...

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  • Cavs ignore last year's comeback after 0-2 NBA Finals hole
Cavs ignore last year's comeback after 0-2 NBA Finals hole

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addressed the media prior to Game 2 of the NBA Finals and announced that he will be on the bench for the first time in more than six weeks. "Trust me, we know". But Curry wasn't the only Golden State star to have a great night on the hardwood. Since the playoffs began, the Warriors have b...

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  • LeBron James, Kevin Durant Recorded a Hip-Hop Song During 2011 Lockout
LeBron James, Kevin Durant Recorded a Hip-Hop Song During 2011 Lockout

Klay Thompson shook off a shooting slump to score 22 points and the Warriors pulled away late for another lopsided win. "Having awareness, can't relax, can't fall asleep", Cavs coach Ty Lue said of Cleveland's defense. "They're a different team". Cleveland surely wants to avoid falling into an 0-3 hole, because no matter how many "Greatn...

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  • NBA Finals Game 2 Review
NBA Finals Game 2 Review

That comeback was incredible feat, unlike anything we've ever seen. " We forced them to 20 turnovers and they still beat us pretty good, so we got to be much better too ", James said. The Cavaliers were able to keep the game close in the first half but were outclassed in the third and fourth quarters. Warriors forward Kevin Durant , who le...

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  • Chelsea or Man United should buy Sanches despite Bayern woes — In Focus
Chelsea or Man United should buy Sanches despite Bayern woes — In Focus

Such a move would mark an incredible downfall for 19-year-old Sanches, who joined just last year amid interest from Real Madrid and United . Sanches arrived at Bayern for a fee of around £28m last summer following a string of impressive displays for Benfica and the Portugal national side, but he has failed to replicate those performances this ...

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  • Warriors stomp Cavs in Kerr's return, take 2-0 lead
Warriors stomp Cavs in Kerr's return, take 2-0 lead

Sunday's NBA Finals Game 2, in which the Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 132-113, generated a total live audience of 20,117,000 average viewers, making it the most-watched NBA Finals Game 2 since 1998. At one point Curry in the competitive time of the game, Curry was shown on the sidelines with a towel over his head not even watching the ga...

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  • Golden State Take Game Two
Golden State Take Game Two

Golden State beat the Cavs 132-113 with strong performances from Steph Curry and Kevin Durant . "It's not Kevin came here, you have to win the championship". "Coach got on me at halftime about my body language", Curry said , "and just trying to play with passion and play with joy". "But they're a team you cannot - you can't let them go on run...

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  • Mumbai Indians Clinch Third IPL Trophy with Thrilling 1-run Win
Mumbai Indians Clinch Third IPL Trophy with Thrilling 1-run Win

I personally felt at the start of the tournament, its always good to have five bowlers theory, ” he said. "The boys showed a lot of character and belief during hard moments, like today. Supergiant needed 11 runs off the last over but Johnson dismissed Manoj Tiway and top-scorer Steve Smith (51) off successive deliveries after conceding a boundary...

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  • Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it
Qatar seeks Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab nations shun it

EMIRATES has assured Australian passengers that aside from its Qatar routes, its usual flights will not be disrupted as a diplomatic rift sparks air travel chaos across the Gulf region. The series of announcements accused Qatar of supporting terrorism, which it has denied. The Gulf countries ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris ov...

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  • Markelle Fultz, projected top pick, will only work out for the Celtics
Markelle Fultz, projected top pick, will only work out for the Celtics

Thomas has said he would not have a problem fitting in with Fultz, a point guard in college who is expected to make the transition to combo guard once he reaches the National Basketball Association. 1 overall selection, though some think it would be wise for Danny Ainge and Co.to trade that pick for a star player who can help immediately. Fultz...

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  • Lions OT Decker has shoulder surgery, out indefinitely
Lions OT Decker has shoulder surgery, out indefinitely

Caldwell also said he didn't expect Decker to miss the entire season, but any missed time would be a blow to the team's offense. Caldwell declines to say how Decker was hurt. "We do have some in-house answers", Caldwell said . He's played a little center, played a little guard, obviously played a little tackle for us. Lang is expected to be read...

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  • Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye perfect NBA title run
Cavaliers seek answers as Warriors eye perfect NBA title run

Thompson led the NBA Finals with 27 offensive rebounds a year ago but this year has been a non-factor. I guess we will have to wait for Wednesday 9:00 pm ET on ABC, as the NBA Finals shift to the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . But this year's Warriors are deeper and more diversely talented than last year's Warriors . It was 2-0 past y...

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  • Memorial Tournament: Jason Dufner rebounds to earn fifth PGA Tour victory
Memorial Tournament: Jason Dufner rebounds to earn fifth PGA Tour victory

The volatility began on Saturday, when Dufner quickly spit up the five-shot lead he'd built with a pair of 65s in the first two rounds that got him to a tournament-record 14-under par through 36 holes. And such issues are nothing new around here. A two-time victor of his own event, Nicklaus, 77, all but expects some sort of hassle, that being the n...

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  • Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard 'would consider' Real Madrid offer
Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard 'would consider' Real Madrid offer

Chelsea are waiting to discover if Eden Hazard will be fit for the start of next season after he fractured his right ankle. "He will recover in about three months". It remains to be seen if Chelsea will bulge anytime soon but all indications point to the fact that they will want to keep their Player's Player of the season at the club for ano...

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  • Predators even series with Penguins as Rinne shines again
Predators even series with Penguins as Rinne shines again

Gaudreau scored what proved to be the game victor early in the second period but his wraparound goal was only awarded after a random horn sounded 35 seconds later to stop play and initiate a video review. NOTES: The Predators used the same lineup as they did in Game 2, scratching LW Cody McLeod as well as C Vern Fiddler. But Murray did feel he ...

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  • Rinne, Gaudreau power Predators past Penguins
Rinne, Gaudreau power Predators past Penguins

Play was underway when the horn sounded, and officials reviewed a play and ruled Gaudreau's wraparound attempt slid the puck just over the line before Murray stopped it. The only good news for Pittsburgh is that there are two scheduled days off between all of the remaining games in the series. A 4-1 win: they were outplayed in for two periods.

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  • Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial
Lightning halts play with Dufner poised for win at Memorial

He fell back into a tie for third at nine-under with compatriots Bubba Watson (68) and Justin Thomas (69). He took advantage of a poor final round from Daniel Summerhays , who took a three-shot lead into the final round and was well placed to claim his first PGA Tour title.

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  • Wallace to become first black driver in Cup race since 2006
Wallace to become first black driver in Cup race since 2006

As a result, Roush Fenway has suspended operations for the No. 6 program at the Xfinity Series level with Wallace making the jump. Without Wallace, Roush Fenway will suspend the No. Wallace has five years of experience in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series, and has five wins and 20 top-five finishes. When asked about the opportunity he said...

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  • The World May Never Hear the LeBron James-Kevin Durant Rap Collaboration
The World May Never Hear the LeBron James-Kevin Durant Rap Collaboration

Spider Studios, a recording studio in Cleveland, Ohio, tweeted out a snippet of the track in which Durant takes a quick jab at FOX Sports' Skip Bayless before James comes in. A producer for the 2012 movie " Thunderstruck ", which starred Durant, told Haynes that he had heard the collaboration with James and was impressed enough to suggest it be inc...

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  • Virender Sehwag's ludicrous application for Indian coaching job
Virender Sehwag's ludicrous application for Indian coaching job

There was no CV attached to it. What does the Aussie cricket team do during rain delays? Sehwag who is also part o the commentqry team took snapshots of the two. The BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee, comprising former India cricketers Sourav Ganguly , Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman , will conduct the interviews.

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  • South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka
South Africa fancy chances against Sri Lanka

The foundation of the win was laid by Amla after Sri Lanka won the toss and asked South Africa to bat at Kennington Oval . Dickwella led this charge, flitting about the crease to carve the quicks over the offside, then jumping across to leg to whip them over leg, during his 33-ball 41.

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  • Majestic Modric the key to Real Madrid's Champions League final turnaround
Majestic Modric the key to Real Madrid's Champions League final turnaround

Ronaldo's double in Saturday's final at Cardiff's Principality Stadium, allied to goals by Casemiro and Marco Asensio , earned him a fourth Champions League win and gave Madrid their third in four years and 12th in total. Zidane's sensational strike as a player in the 2002 final was greeted with the loudest cheer as all of Real's goa...

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  • Wayne Rooney has 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future
Wayne Rooney has 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future

Jose Mourinho has won with the Red devils in the Europa League and also won the FA community shield and League Cup. The 29-year-old Belgian global, who joined the club from Everton during the 2013-14 campaign, played in 11 Europa League games for United this season, starting seven and scoring a goal.

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  • O'Dowda earns fifth Ireland cap in Mexico defeat
O'Dowda earns fifth Ireland cap in Mexico defeat

Christie, who scored on his competitive debut against Gibraltar and started against world champions Germany during the last campaign, said: "Yes, it is a massive game". "I feel confident. I enjoy playing on the big stage internationally and I am really looking forward to these games". MARTIN O'NEILL has made eight changes to the Ireland team th...

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  • New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England
New Zealand wins toss, will bowl 1st against England

In the circumstances, Australia could have done with their batsmen being in good form before the crunch encounter with their old rivals. "But you know, I think they did the best job they could, and the umpires said it was an 8.30 start, so you've got to do what the umpires say".

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors over Cavaliers in NBA Finals Game 2
Curry, Durant lead Warriors over Cavaliers in NBA Finals Game 2

Golden State won a record 73 regular-season games a year ago and led 2-0 only for Cleveland to make the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history and take the title. Despite some strong performances during last year's playoffs, including scoring 36 points against Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals, and 38 p...

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  • Nadal moves into French Open quarters in ominous style
Nadal moves into French Open quarters in ominous style

Nadal next faces Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in the quarter-finals and remains on course to win the competition for a 10th time . That settled Djokovic , who cruised through the second set and by the third was back in control. Nadal was nearly flawless, matching Roger Federer's record of 11 quarter-final appearances in the Paris majo...

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  • Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors
Kevin Durant's menacing defense leads the way for Warriors

The Warriors became the first team to win its first 14 games in a postseason. The game turned when Curry sank a 3-pointer and two free throws, then dribbled impressively around James for a layup to cap a 10-3 run that put the Warriors ahead 83-73 early in the third.

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  • French Open Roundup | Nadal and Djokovic enter quarter-finals; Muguruza knocked out
French Open Roundup | Nadal and Djokovic enter quarter-finals; Muguruza knocked out

Spain's Rafael Nadal smiles after defeating Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 2, 2017 in Paris . In the women's draw, Venus Williams plays on Timea Bascinszky and Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic meets defending champion Garbine...

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  • Warriors cruise to Game 2 win
Warriors cruise to Game 2 win

So yeah, a double dribble, though not the sort that usually gets called, but it's hard to fault James for selling out and leaving his feet, which gave Curry the space he needed to drive past. It's what they do. "They make it tough, and they put you in some tough situations", Lue said . The Cavs did not. In the second quarter the pace was as ...

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  • Warriors storm past Cavs in Game 2
Warriors storm past Cavs in Game 2

After Curry and Durant combined for 66 points in Game 1 , they poured in another 65 in Game 2 , while Thompson - who came into this game shooting 36.6 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from three in these playoffs - added 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting.

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  • Halep and Svitolina advance to French Open quarterfinals
Halep and Svitolina advance to French Open quarterfinals

Murray made only 14 unforced errors. Murray will next play eighth-seeded Japanese Kei Nishikori , who recovered to beat Fernando Verdasco of Spain 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 in the fourth round. 3 Simona Halep beat No. 21 Carla Suarez Navarro 6-1, 6-1; No. 5 Elina Svitolina beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5; No. 28 Caroline Garcia beat Alize Cornet...

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  • Real Madrid Player Ratings for the 2016/17 season
Real Madrid Player Ratings for the 2016/17 season

It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while previous year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy.

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  • Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals
Rafael Nadal produces dominant display to reach French Open quarter-finals

Joining a list that includes Serena Williams , Martina Hingis and Maria Sharapova , the latest to be disturbed by shouty Parisians is last year's French Open champion, Garbine Muguruza . World No 290 and qualifier Petra Martic reached the French Open last 16 on Sunday with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

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  • Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With Another Rout
Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With Another Rout

It wasn't even in the top two most impressive lines of the night. Kevin Durant again impressed as the Golden State Warriors moved 2-0 ahead in the National Basketball Association final series against the Cleveland Cavaliers . In Game 2, the Cavs made the Warriors earn their points. Starting shooting guard J.R. Smith scored zero points on ...

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