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National Basketball Association mock draft 2017: Markelle Fultz falling to Sixers at No. 3?

The balls definitely bounced LA's way as the Lakers secured a top 3 spot at #2. Without context, you'd say, "Wow, two future Hall of Famers for some spare parts and a mortgaged future, I get it". Boston's lottery victory comes 20 years after they also had the best odds of landing the top pick. That means they have two opportunities to draft some young talent on June 22. Read More

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Father pens touching open letter to Ariana Grande

Father pens touching open letter to Ariana Grande

The militia also said that the younger brother traveled from Britain to Libya on April 16 and that he had been in daily contact by phone with Salman Abedi. Officials are probing how often Abedi had traveled to Libya, which has seen an eruption of armed Islamist groups since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and killed in 2011. Read More

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Cavs vs. Celtics Live Stream Game 5 2017

James entered game five of the Eastern conference finals against host Boston Celtics needing 28 points to surpass Jordan's mark of 5,987 playoff points. After allowing the Celtics to seize the early momentum in Game 4, the Cavs barely gave them the chance in Game 5. Golden State won the 2015 matchup, but Cleveland is the defending champion after overcoming a 3-1 deficit a year ago. Read More

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Philipe Coutinho to Barcelona

Coutinho, like many South Americans, have an affinity with Barcelona as many of their childhood heroes played there. Coutinho, 24, scored 14 goals for Liverpool this season, ending the campaign with a flurry of seven goals in nine games. Read More

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'We played for the people who died' - Pogba

But having fielded a team with an average age of 22 years and 282 days, the youngest to ever start a major European final, he expressed hope they would be better for the experience. It's all new for them. Yet, in the back of his mind, he will surely be plotting forensically for next season. While the victory was celebrated, United's Manager Jose Mourinho put things into perspective: "We'd exchange the cup for attack victims' lives", he said. Read More

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LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

LeBron James on Game 3 performance: 'I was just pretty poor'

Give Boston credit for making shots, which they didn't do well in the first two games, and criticize Cleveland for lackluster defense. "I didn't have it", James said . "He's got to be aggressive, get downhill, play like he's been playing, play confident", said Cavaliers teammate and friend J.R. Smith, who scored 13 points with eight rebounds in Game 3. Read More

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LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

According to Thomas, doctors told him his hip has been different his whole life, although the 28-year-old wasn't sure the exact details. The three-pointer put the Cavaliers up by 32 points. Deron Williams had a series-best 14 points for Cleveland , who never trailed and led by as many as 39 points. He has scored 955 of those points against Boston , the most for any player against any team . Read More

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Moses: I Have No Plans To Stop Sanchez

Moses: I Have No Plans To Stop Sanchez

Arsenal don't usually play a cancelling out game. "No matter what I am facing on Saturday I am going to go for it". With the exception of the 2006 final, Arsenal have done less than sweet fanny bugger-all in the Champions League in the last 10 years and I've grown exhausted of losing to Barcelona or Bayern Munich every year. Read More

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte expects 'great' John Terry to continue playing

Chelsea captain John Terry said he could retire at the end of the season, after leading the champions in their 4-3 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge. Blues fans and neutrals were treated to a real goal-fest on Monday evening, a rotated Chelsea side going 3-1 up before allowing Watford to level and eventually pushing themselves over the line via a late Cesc Fabregas victor. Read More

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Manchester United claim first Europa League title

Manchester United claim first Europa League title

The Europa League final was an emotional and poignant occasion for everyone associated with Manchester, coming less than 48 hours after the horrific terror attack at the city's Arena. Ibrahimovic, 35, scored 28 goals in all competitions for United this season , defying critics who suggested he would struggle in England. Pogba was satisfied with the victory, saying: "We played to win". Read More

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Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

Pogba sends grieving Man Utd to emotional Europa triumph

Mourinho said he was looking forward to taking a break from the game after a taxing last few months of the season, capped by playing the Europa League final in the wake of the bomb attack at a concert in Manchester that killed 22 people. Mourinho was appointed as Louis van Gaal's successor back in May 2016 after the Dutch coach led the Red Devils to a disappointing sixth-place finish in the Premier League term. Read More

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F1 master Alonso geared up for rookie Indy run

In 2016, Alexander Rossi won the Indy 500 with his first attempt for Andretti Autosport - the same team backing Alonso's McLaren-entered auto this year. "I was a bit surprised", the 35-year-old said on Tuesday. "You don't notice the speed on the straightaways", said Hildebrand. Last race weekend, local hotels were 96.5 percent full on Saturday, and still more than three-quarters occupied Sunday, according to MCVB figures. Read More

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8am Round-Up: Sergio Garcia aces iconic 17th at Sawgrass

It was the second of his PGA career and it followed a second-round ace at the intimidating hole at last year's Players Championship by Willy Wilcox , which was the first since Miguel Angel Jimenez in 2002 (per ESPN ). McGirt won the Memorial a year ago for his first PGA Tour title, and he went up to Muirfield Village on Tuesday to help promote the event. Phil Mickelson first competed in The Players Championship as a senior at Arizona State in 1992, the year before Justin Thomas, Daniel ... Read More

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Formula 1 Racing Odds: Monaco Grand Prix 5/26/17

Hamilton , who scored the best time of the morning's first practice session, finished eighth at more than a second from Vettel, his main rival in the drivers' championship, while Bottas was 10th at 1,182 seconds. The top six in the afternoon were all inside last year's pole position time of 1:13.622, set by Australian Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo . That's not a very hard exercise but we lost a session where we could have progressed. Read More

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Chelsea cancel victory parade in wake of Manchester terror attack

Although he has 150 Arsenal appearances, is an intelligent reader of the game and renowned for his organisational skills at the back, Mertesacker does indeed have his weaknesses. Gabriel is injured and Shkodran Mustafi is a doubt. "As a club, with the way the season's panned out, it's not a (league) position we want to be in at all", Welbeck told the club's official website. Read More

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Cup final is about Arsenal not me: Wenger

Arsenal have also cancelled the screening of the FA Cup final at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday alongside a possible winning parade over security issues. The Gunners failed to secure Champions League qualification for the first time in Wenger's 21-year reign but they can still finish the season on a high by winning the FA Cup for the third time in four years. Read More

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Pogba, Mkhitaryan lead Man Utd to emotional Europa League triumph

And they achieved it in style, beating Dutch team Ajax 2-0 in a commanding manner. "If we could, we would change the cup for people's lives. We performed like a big team today and I think our fans can be very proud of us". "High pressing was hard because Man United played only long balls and didn't take any risk in the build-up". Injuries deprived Mourinho of Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Ashley Young. Read More

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No easy starts for top guns at the French Open

In total the network's five national feeds and digital properties deliver more than 500 hours of live multi-court coverage from the first round through the finals, kicking off this Sunday, May 28 at 5 a.m. He's just 13th on year-to-date rankings, and if he has a bad French Open and Wimbledon tandem then there are scenarios where he could kiss the No. Read More

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Pochettino hails

Pochettino hails "perfect" finale at White Hart Lane

As confetti showered the pitch, a rainbow emerged over the sun-kissed golden cockerel atop the East Stand. Gascoigne chose not to attend for health reasons. Now is the time to look forward". Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho (on selecting his side with an eye on the Europa League final): "I am not upset because we had to make that decision", he said about missing out on the top four. Read More

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IPL: Kolkata wins rain-interrupted game by 7 wickets

Mumbai have a whopping 15-5 record in their head to head battle against Kolkata and even in this season they managed to win both the encounters making them favourites. Mumbai Indians will now face Rising Pune Supergiant in the finals on May 21. Sunil Narine tried to break the shackles before he was deceived by Sharma's googly and was stumped in the fifth over. Read More

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'We'd exchange cup for victims' lives' - Mourinho

Despite the attack, the match went ahead at Stockholm's Friends Arena and goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan secured a 2-0 win and passage into next season's Champions League for United. "We preferred to reach the Champions League this way than finish fourth, third or second", he continued. Pogba also played in the League Cup final victory over Southampton at Wembley Stadium but missed the Community Shield win over last season's Premier League champions Leicester ... Read More

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Often criticized, the Europa League matters once more

Often criticized, the Europa League matters once more

Both clubs pledged the sum to the fund which was set up to assist the families and dependants of the people who died in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack, which also left 64 people injured, many of them critically. But with this big-game performance on the most pressurised of occasions, United justified their manager's faith. But the Portuguese insists he still has a future at Old Trafford. Read More

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Cavs beat Celtics to earn NBA Finals rematch with Warriors

It will mark the seventh straight trip to the Finals for James . "We all need to soak this up". Tristan Thompson is a beast on the boards, and there actually were Deron Williams and Kyle Korver sightings Thursday. Boston's Avery Bradley tried to fight back with 14 points in the second quarter. "I wish I could say that he was". The team, however, all wanted to take a step back to shove James forward. Read More

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James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

The Cavaliers completed their Eastern Conference trek in a dominant fashion; reminiscent of Games 1 and 2, also in Boston , becoming the Eastern Conference Champs for the third consecutive year. The NBA, after an underwhelming postseason, needs this to be a good series and more importantly, a long one - at least six games. The Warriors responded to the disappointment by signing Kevin Durant this offseason and went from a team that broke the regular season wins record to one ... Read More

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Celtics-Cavs Odds: Boston Enters Game 4 As Huge Underdogs Again

Celtics-Cavs Odds: Boston Enters Game 4 As Huge Underdogs Again

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith reacts against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals May 21 in Cleveland . "That's no excuse. Like I said, they played well, but we've just got to play better, be more physical". If you were wondering whether the Celtics' shocking win over the Cavaliers in Game 3 would affect their odds of winning Game 4, the answer is ... Read More

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LeBron James: Chasing Michael Jordan a 'Personal Goal'

Korver, 36, remains one of the best 3-point shooters in the league, but, before joining Cleveland , had yet to latch onto a team capable of ascending to that next level. Game 1 between the Cavaliers and Warriors will be Thursday, June 1 , in Golden State, at 9:00 PM EST. The Cavs jumped out to a quick lead over the Celtics and never handed it back. Read More

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