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LeBron reacts to slur spray painted on LA home

The Cavaliers are scheduled to face off on Thursday against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland. Nearly a year after James sat in this very place at Oracle Arena addressing the influence of Muhammad Ali following the heavyweight champion's death, James discussed the daily challenges of being black in the U.S. Read More

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Video Shows Tiger Woods Giving Breath Test After Arrest

Video Shows Tiger Woods Giving Breath Test After Arrest

Woods told the officers he had not been drinking, and two breath tests at the jail registered a 0.0 blood-alcohol level. Woods was led away in handcuffs about 24 minutes into the video. When the officer points out that Woods' shoe is untied, Woods places his right foot on the front of the police vehicle and starts to fiddle with the laces. Read More

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Minus Ryan Johansen, Predators find a way to beat Ducks

However, the Predators have been the better team in this series overall and one could argue they've been the best team throughout these entire playoffs. Following up on Filip Forsberg's rebound, Aberg got off a shot before diving over a fallen Anaheim defender. And there was much rejoicing... Austin Watson added an empty-net goal in the final minute, emphatically ending Anaheim's streak of seven consecutive Game 5 victories at home since 2011. Read More

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Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

Alan Jackson to perform free concert for hockey fans

You could argue that if it wasn't for Murray, who has been spectacular, the Penguins wouldn't be winning these games. Rinne seemingly caved to the weight of the moment. With No. 1 defenceman Kris Letang gone midway through the season, they finished 14th in shots for and against at five-on-five; going into Game 2 Wednesday night, Pittsburgh had the second-lowest percentage of five-on-five shot attempts of any team in the playoffs at 46.9 per cent, which in the regular season would make ... Read More

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Wawrinka powers past Dolgopolov into third round

Wawrinka powers past Dolgopolov into third round

Murray, who was runner-up at Roland Garros previous year, has been struggling in 2017 and looked uncomfortable at times during the opening set. Champion at Roland Garros in 2015, third seed Wawrinka has an out-of-form Andy Murray and inexperienced Alexander Zverev lurking as major potential threats in his side of the draw and, though there were flashes of excellent play, the 32-year-old will likely need much better to go deep in the tournament. Read More

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Payne misses opening Lions game

Payne misses opening Lions game

Dragons captain Alun Wyn Jones has recovered from a shoulder problem to start in the second row, and joins compatriots Ross Moriarty , Taulupe Faletau and Warburton in the forwards. "I can see why people on the outside would think it's really bad but it's okay". "It's been part of my job over the past few weeks just prepping the guys about what to expect culturally when you arrive in New Zealand ", he told the assembled media at the airport. Read More

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French Open 5 matches to watch on Day 3

Of the 11 men from the United States who entered the main draw at Roland Garros , only Isner and No. 25 Steve Johnson remain in the tournament. He is getting into the right place at the right time here... Del Potro showed no sign of the shoulder and back problems that hampered him at the Lyon Open last week and did not face a single break point. The talented Slovakian Jana Cepelova upset Halep in the first round at Wimbledon 2015 and will be hoping for more of the same on the clay of ... Read More

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Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

Penguins chase Pekka Rinne with third period outburst

Nashville held an 18-12 edge in first-period shots, notable only because Pittsburgh managed just 12 shots in total during a 5-3 victory in the first game of the series , which the Predators dominated territorially. The Predators rallied to tie before Guentzel's go-ahead goal with 3:17 remaining put the Penguins ahead to stay. "Just a little bit of a wakeup call", Wilson said. Read More

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Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

Murray, Wawrinka, Pliskova in action at French Open

The action served as a form of catharsis for Kyrgios, he said , and while he blamed his actions on frustration, he also recognized that his move did not set a great example for younger tennis fans. The 22-year-old surprisingly admitted he needed someone to help elevate his game. It's a strategy that was working a treat against Anderson, with Hewitt courtside as Kyrgios achieved one of the rarest feats in tennis: rocketing down four aces in one game. Read More

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NBA Finals Full TV Schedule, Where To Watch

Then the Cavs got their revenge previous year when they rallied back to claim their city's first major team championship since 1964 with a Game 7 win in Oakland. Last years's finals were maybe one of the best finals in the history of the National Basketball Association and hopefully this will be just second (or third) half. Read More

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Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

For comparison, a year ago through two games of the Stanley Cup Final , only eight penalties combined were called. Good morning! The Penguins beat the Predators 4-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Final . It was 1 second shy of the fastest goal to start a period in Final history. The next game will be Saturday, June 3rd at 8:00 pm at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Read More

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French Open roundup from day one's action

French Open roundup from day one's action

I have to find myself again and try to forget the clay season as soon as possible, and reset for the grass season again. The German will be happy to leave Roland Garros behind, and hope to rediscover a game in which several cylinders are misfiring in time for Wimbledon , where she finished runner-up a year ago. Read More

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Novak Djokovic appoints Andre Agassi as new coach

Djokovic , who turns 30 on Monday, is ranked second in the world but has had a subpar year compared to his lofty standards. We don't have any long-term commitment. The 12-time men's singles Grand Slam champion admitted that he needed the change for the situation that he is in at the moment. "I spoke to Andre the last couple weeks on the phone, and we chose to get together in Paris", Djokovic said. Read More

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Warriors Beat Spurs to Reach NBA Finals

Warriors Beat Spurs to Reach NBA Finals

Ginobili averaged 13.8 points and 2.8 assists during the four-game series with Golden State , but just 6.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 16 games this postseason. You'd think if he had his way, Golden State would be taking on the Celtics , and not the Cavaliers, in the NBA Finals. Even though Kerr is not on the sideline during games, he's still been offering his thoughts during practice and video review. Read More

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Juventus seek what Zidane failed to deliver for them

Before Zidane, some managers tried to rest Ronaldo but they couldn't as he wanted to play every game. " They worked very hard to improve and they improved". Signed on a free transfer to make the difference in big Champions League games, Dani Alves hasn't disappointed since the knock-out stages began and appears to have affected a change of culture even at a team of serial winners like Juventus . Read More

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Brits, Kiwis advance to next round in America's Cup prelims

Team Japan routed Team France in the day's first race. Asked what the "kink" was all about, Team New Zealand skipper Peter Burling wasn't giving much away. Land Rover BAR had been struggling since Saturday, when it smashed into SoftBank Team Japan during the prestart, punching a hole in its port hull. "In these light air races it can really come down to the manoeuvring", he said. Read More

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Jose Aldo Says McGregor Rematch Will Never Happen

Everybody still asks me if I want or if I don't want (to fight him again). It's a handsome thing. Aldo, of Manaus, Brazil, defeated former lightweight champ Frank Edgar last July to claim a UFC interim featherweight title, then was promoted to the full championship when McGregor was stripped of the featherweight belt after winning the lightweight title. Read More

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Skipper Warburton to start in Lions opener

The staff of the Aer Rianta International-owned retailer were among the first Kiwis to get a glimpse of the British and Irish Lions contingent as they touched down at Auckland International Airport and made their way through to customs. Warren Gatland believes his British and Irish Lions can ambush an unsuspecting New Zealand public in the fast-approaching Test series against the All Blacks. Read More

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Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

Penguins explode in third, take 2-0 series lead on Preds

The pair was talking about how Pittsburgh really needed to shoot the puck. Nashville has won almost every stat line and still finds itself losing. And no catfish have been thrown on the ice so far. Pittsburgh Penguins fans from all over headed to the game and the big screens outside of PPG Paints Arena . "One of strengths of our team this season is that we've been able to adapt and find ways to score", Penguins center Matt Cullen said. Read More

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Newcomers to Cavs-Warriors rivalry embrace Finals

For the Cavaliers , it's Lebron James and for the Warriors , it's Draymond Green . The Golden State Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday i. " That gives us a chance in any game". "My only motivation is to be able to compete for a championship every single year". Love had his best regular season as a Cav, averaging 19.0 points and 11.1 rebounds. Read More

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Tensions rise between Dean Barker and Ben Ainslie after America's Cup crash

Britains Land Rover BAR got their foiling 50ft catamaran patched up overnight after a frightening collision with SoftBank Team Japan on Saturday. An error on the third gate from Ainslie's Land Rover BAR boat allowed Groupama, skippered by Franck Cammas, to steal back into a lead which they never relinquished down the stretch in ideal racing conditions in Bermuda's Great Sound. Read More

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Did Venus Williams just reveal the sex of Serena's baby?

Did Venus Williams just reveal the sex of Serena's baby?

Serena announced she was pregnant via Snapchat in April and is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian . She's approximately six months pregnant and due in the fall. She intends to play in the Australian Open next year, which begins on Jan 15. America's Steve Johnson called the supervisor after being docked a penalty point for ball abuse after letting a match point slip against Borna Coric. Read More

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Rabada soars to the top

The top five ODI teams are close to each other with South Africa (122), Australia (118), India (117), New Zealand (114) and England (112) all having a lot to play for in the eight-team tournament. South Africa remained on course for a comfortable victory even though Amla and De Kock were dismissed four balls apart with Faf du Plessis following them back to the most famous pavilion in cricket 15 deliveries later. Read More

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Former Marshall RB Chris Parker makes College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Former Marshall RB Chris Parker makes College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Not only a stellar athlete, Stein was also a 1969 National Scholar Athlete, a two-time Academic All-American and a Rhodes Scholarship semifinalist. Dorsey, a University of CT graduate, was an All-American linebacker for the Huskies and was eventually selected in the fourth round of the 1984 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, the same team he would later serve for several years as a scout and personnel executive. Read More

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2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

2-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova wins return from knife attack

The 27-year-old two-time Wimbledon champion entered the tournament with a protected ranking of No. 16 (she is seeded 15th here) because of her injury, but with no official closure on the incident that violently interrupted her career. "This year it's the same", she said on Saturday in Paris . I'm really glad I made the decision to play here. However, she lost in the first round previous year, as well, but not as No. Read More

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Bour's 2 HRs help Marlins beat woeful Phils 10-2

Bour's 2 HRs help Marlins beat woeful Phils 10-2

They were outscored this month, 163-99. Chase Anderson (3-1) starts for the NL Central-leading Brewers in the finale of a four-game series at the New York Mets. Ozuna's homer was his 13th of the year, and it went out to left. The Philadelphia Phillies lost their fourth straight game on Wednesday to the Miami Marlins by a score of 10-2, bringing their record to 17-34. Read More

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