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LeBron James officially surpasses Michael Jordan

LeBron James officially surpasses Michael Jordan

It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the National Basketball Association playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason. "It's a mental state, just being prepared, being ready", Cavs coach Ty Lue said of his team's ability to close out series. We've got to come out and play. Read More

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NASCAR trying to increase passing for Coca-Cola 600

When Dillon saw Johnson run dry right ahead, he felt relieved and excited all at once. "It hasn't sunk in yet", Dillon said in Victory Lane. "I'm just glad to add to the legacy of it". Larson's vehicle failed to get through prequalifying inspection in time for him to make a qualifying lap. It turns out there was nothing wrong with Larson's vehicle, but the crew didn't get it on the platform right away. Read More

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Champions League final roof closed for safety reasons

Juve's recent dominance in Italy has been built on their incredible record at the back, with the likes of Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini forming an nearly unbeatable partnership to lead the Italians to six straight Scudetti. "We are aware it will be an extremely hard match but we are Madrid so we know we have a realistic shot at winning". "It will be an exciting match-up for both players and fans, we have high expectations". Read More

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Cavaliers beat Celtics; advance to NBA Finals against Warriors — NewsAlert

Cavaliers beat Celtics; advance to NBA Finals against Warriors — NewsAlert

By the time the period had ended, the Cavs held a 109-74 advantage, turning the final quarter into garbage time. Obviously adding an MVP to a team that already has a two-time MVP makes them even more impressive. That the Cavs did, because they seem to thrive on drama. The No. 1 pick became a moot point when the Warriors finished the regular season with a 16-5 kick to secure the No. Read More

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Springer, McCullers, Astros hand Orioles 7th loss in row 8-4

Springer, McCullers, Astros hand Orioles 7th loss in row 8-4

Hinch. He pitched as effectively as he did prior to landing on the 10-day DL, allowing one run on four hits and two walks with eight strikeouts in six innings. Marwin Gonzalez provided the first double and two RBI's to start the scoring. The Orioles' struggles suddenly have them closer to the American League East cellar than first place, which they occupied at least a share of for 35 days in the season's first two months. Read More

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Jose Mourinho celebrates with son after Europa League win

Jose Mourinho celebrates with son after Europa League win

Mourinho generally hits his stride in his second seasons at clubs and he will set his sights no lower in 2017-18 than winning a fourth Premier League title and third Champions League trophy. "In the Premier League we couldn't hit the target to go to the Champions League but tonight we gave all our effort and now we're playing in the Champions League ". Read More

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Arsenal and Wenger set new FA Cup records

Arsenal and Wenger set new FA Cup records

A controversial Alexis Sanchez goal opened proceedings, with referee Anthony Taylor over-ruling an offside decision having missed a handball from the Chilean in the build-up. "I am going to choose my future, not them. I invite you to live with me one day and one thing you can not question is my commitment". "I'm a very young man but I don't look very young!" "It's absolutely fantastic", he was quoted as saying by the club website. Read More

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Cavs Back to Finals

Irving kept the good times rolling when he ended a scoring drought with a 23-foot step-back three-pointer from the left corner. He played three halves against the Cavaliers before limping off the court in the middle of Game 2. ESPN Basketball Power Index gives Boston a 56 percent chance to win Thursday's Game 5, but the Thomas-less No. 1 seed face a hard task of turning this series around. Read More

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NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

The North Carolina baseball team didn't win the ACC championship Sunday, falling victim to a five-run eighth-inning in a 7-3 loss to Florida State in the conference tournament final at Louisville Slugger Park. Season ticket holders and Red Raider Club members have until Tuesday, May 30, at 5 p.m. CDT, to request all-session tickets to the regional. The eight super regional winners move on to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Read More

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Raikkonen takes pole for Monaco GP; Hamilton finishes 14th

Raikkonen takes pole for Monaco GP; Hamilton finishes 14th

Hamilton was ultimately brought undone when Stoffel Vandoorne crashed his McLaren there causing a yellow flag through the sector as the Briton approached and had to abort his final lap. "The longer qualifying took, the better somehow the vehicle worked for Valtteri. I don't know what caused Mercedes trouble but we could improve session-by-session". Read More

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Cavaliers cruise past Celtics into National Basketball Association finals

It won't be fun if Irving has way in the big moments like he did previous year, and based on his most recent shredding of the Celtics , he appears quite primed to try and do just that. In Oakland, Kevin Durant has found an office with the right compression level, but Warriors 1.0 loyalists still need reassurance. Obviously adding an MVP to a team that already has a two-time MVP makes them even more impressive. Read More

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Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of Ferrari teammate Raikkonen

Vettel wins Monaco GP ahead of Ferrari teammate Raikkonen

He now has a total of 45 wins, reports Efe. At the start, Raikkonen pulled clear to lead from Vettel and Bottas with Hamilton passing Vandoorne to take 12th on the opening lap. Verstappen finished fifth, behind Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes, with Carlos Sainz sixth for Toro Rosso . However instead it was Vettel who benefitted from going into the garage last as he came out on lap 40 ahead of his teammate and into the lead, that he would never give up. Read More

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Day goes down to Horschel in a playoff

Just playing fine and I tried to just, you know, press it to try to reach the green in two, and then I tried to do it again", Spieth said, referring to the par-5 16th. BIRMINGHAM, ALA. | Fred Funk shot 7-under-par 65 to take the second-round lead in the Regions Tradition. The victory, Thompson's eighth, gave her at least one in five consecutive seasons. Read More

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Golden State Warriors favoured over LeBron James and Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers once again humiliated the Boston Celtics at TD Garden, 135-102, and with this victory, they eliminated them and progressed to the NBA Finals , for the third year in a row. "All their guys, they're just dedicated to basketball". "Thirty teams suit up every year trying to get to this point, and only two teams do". Despite the uncertain near future for Thomas, he aims to be the Tom Brady of the National Basketball Association, winning MVPs and playing for the ... Read More

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Lebron fires Cavs into NBA Finals

He passed Michael Jordan for the top spot with a three-pointer with 2:41 remaining in the third quarter against the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 116.8 points on 50.7 percent shooting and allowing 103.2 points on 45 percent shooting. "We go out and just try to be as great as we can be every night". Read More

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Langer leads halfway through Senior PGA on Trump course

Langer leads halfway through Senior PGA on Trump course

Langer, who finished his round Thursday, eagled the par-5 18th hole to shoot his 65. The German closed with a round of 68 to oust the Fijian by one stroke on 18-under par. Singh began the day with a one-shot lead and soon pushed it to two with a birdie at the 386-yard par-4 second. Singh, Langer, Andrade, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Colin Montgomerie and John Daly were among the notables in the field at the outset. Read More

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Nibali, Quintana tip hat to new Giro king Dumoulin

Nibali, Quintana tip hat to new Giro king Dumoulin

And on the eve of the 100th edition's finale, he is still among four that are contention for a prestigious, and dramatic overall win when the race concludes with a final stage time trial over 29.3 km on Sunday. While Nibali has twice won time trials in the Giro, Quintana, who has one ITT success in the race in his career, is not considered as proficient in the discipline. Read More

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Neil Walker homers twice, knocks in four Mets runs

Neil Walker homers twice, knocks in four Mets runs

The Pirates never trailed by more than two, but it certainly felt demoralizing as Cole was getting knocked around the park and Mets starter Zack Wheeler was solid, if not quite dealing. This was no vintage 2013 or 2015 Matt Harvey , the guy who stared down big moments and possessed the confidence of a thousand hedge-fund managers. "That hasn't been the case very often this year". Read More

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LeBron never believed he could eclipse Jordan

Led by its Big Three, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates. This isn't about "running with the Warriors", but Cleveland needs to push the ball when it can rather than going against Golden State's set defense every time . Read More

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Rooney close to decision on future

The Portuguese retained his 100% European finals record and helped the Red Devils become only the fifth side to complete the European set of titles. Jose Mourinho's men allowed Ajax to dominate the ball for the duration of the match and picked off the Dutch champions on the break to win the final in Stockholm . Read More

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Rossi can't repeat as Indianapolis 500 champion; social media reacts

Castroneves , whose vehicle suffered minor damage in the Dixon crash, just missed his record-tying fourth Indy 500 for the second time . "When I saw that, I'm like, 'Whoa, I think we're going to win this thing'". Alonso , Sato , Hunter-Reay and Rossi all led multiple laps. Racing leader Dario Franchitti on the final lap, he spun out. Attrition was a factor with nine of the 33 cars eliminated in accidents. Read More

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Manchester City swoop for Monaco star Silva

Manchester City swoop for Monaco star Silva

It's not good news for Tottenham as Kyle Walker is one of them, while Monaco will have to brace themselves for another raid from the English giants as Benjamin Mendy will potentially be their next high-profile player to depart. Silva's addition makes Pep Guardiola's attack even stronger, Silva can play as a playmaker or on the right of a front three and is touted to be the long-term replacement for City's Spanish attacker David Silva . Read More

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England's Ben Stokes fit to play in 2nd ODI against Proteas

Stokes' second ODI hundred had lifted England out of trouble and allowed them to post another impressive total after being put in to bat for the second match running. The star all-rounder had scans on his left knee after briefly leaving the field during England's 72-run win over the Proteas at Headingley on Wednesday, a result that put England 1-0 up in the three-match series. Read More

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United would exchange Europa League title for victims' lives

Ajax Amsterdam coach Peter Bosz was disappointed by his team's performance in their 2-0 defeat by Manchester United in Wednesday's Europa League final, but vowed to learn from United's physical display and come back stronger. Rio Ferdinand has delivered his verdict on Manchester United's first season under Jose Mourinho after the Red Devils won the Europa League last week. Read More

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LeBron James surpasses Jordan as National Basketball Association playoffs scoring leader

James, who shot 13 of 18 from the floor and 4 of 7 from 3-point range, hit a 3-pointer with 2:41 left in the third quarter to pass Michael Jordan and become the NBA's all-time leading playoff scorer. This is a great moment, and this is not promised. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals. Read More

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