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Durant makes his mark in Game 1 of NBA Finals for Warriors

For the Warriors , however, the wait to get another shot at the Cavaliers has been much longer - nearly a year, in fact, going back to June 18 of last year, when they watched Cleveland celebrate a championship on Golden State's floor. They had 12 turnovers in the first half to the Warriors one and finished with 20 turnovers. " They capitalized on our mistakes, a lot of easy baskets we can't allow going into game two ". Read More

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England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Roy's ongoing troubles will increase the clamour for Jonny Bairstow to be given a run but the team's victory might keep the wolf from the door a little while yet. Morgan was happy with the way his bowlers performed in the final overs to stem the flow of runs. "Injuries are part and parcel of life, but on one hand you weigh up the potential risk and on the other you ask what they can potentially gain from that experience". Read More

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State releases WR Sutton from scholarship

State releases WR Sutton from scholarship

The firestorm that was building around Kansas State's decision not to grant a release to football player Corey Sutton was quickly doused. "We wish Corey the best as he continues his athletic and academic career". Sutton said he couldn't afford not to be on scholarship. Snyder said he believes prospects make a commitment to the program when they sign a national letter of intent, just as he makes a commitment to them with a scholarship. Read More

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Djokovic cruises into French Open third round

As I said, I have a lot of things to improve. Muguruza's match on Friday featured 11 breaks of serve in the 20 games played. Is true that there is a lot of other people that really helped me, too, my father and my mom, my family in general, and the rest, all the team later, no? For a man who has managed assorted injury problems over the years, to his knees in the early days, then last year to a wrist that took him off the tour in the middle of his Roland Garros campaign, it may also be ... Read More

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Nadal launches French Open title bid

The second seeded player at the French Open this year, Djokovic defeats Marcel Granollers of Spain. Novak Djokovic's new coach Andre Agassi watched from the stands during the Serbian's first-round win over Marcel Granollers. Nick Kyrgios of Australia beat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open . Under a hot sun, Djokovic was in a joyful mood on the showcase Philippe Chatrier court. Read More

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Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

With the sting of last year's NBA Finals collapse still fresh in his mind, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he and his team would not be celebrating until they delivered a championship back to Oakland. Lue was at the helm of the Cavaliers when they fought back from a 3-1 series deficit to beat the Warriors in last season's Finals. The Cavaliers rallied within 80-68 with 3:06 remaining in the period, but Golden State wasn't finished with its 3-point-shooting ... Read More

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Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1, 113-91

But after winning the first two games a year ago before blowing the 3-1 lead, the Warriors aren't about to get ahead of themselves even if Cavs coach Tyronn Lue called them "the best I ever seen". He's also not too old or bothered by his knee injury to stop LeBron, as he was able to force a turnover while guarding James. "There's no way you can simulate the Warriors' offense", said Cavs guard Kyrie Irving . Read More

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Rafael Nadal Demolishes Robin Haase in Straight Sets

Chasing his tenth French Open title, "King of Clay" Rafael Nadal stormed into the third round with a comfortable 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Netherlands' Robin Haase on Wednesday. Muguruza has endured a hard 2017 and again found herself in trouble after falling a set and a break behind against the Estonian. Pliskova faces Ekaterina Alexandrova, Halep (who is recovering from a torn ligament in her right ankle) plays Tatjana Maria, and Svitolina meets Tsvetana Pironkova. Read More

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Celtics look to avoid elimination in Boston on KPUG

Kevin Love (12 points, seven rebounds) and Kyrie Irving (11 points) both continued their outstanding level of play and were key in Cleveland's huge first-quarter run. The Cavs scored 13 points off C's turnovers in the second half, compared with just four points for Boston. For the third straight home game in the Eastern Conference finals, the Boston Celtics got off to a slow start against Cleveland and it cost them their season. Read More

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Warriors power to win

Durant, seeking his first National Basketball Association crown after leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State last July, hit 14-of-26 from the floor and added eight rebounds and eight assists , his early domination including six first-half dunks, more than in any prior full playoff game. Read More

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Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final

Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final

Just like last season, BT Sport are showcasing both the Europa League and Champions League finals on YouTube, for United Kingdom viewers. Bale, however, admitted that he is not fit for the match after recovering from ankle surgery. "We didn't feel confident enough because we had a number of years when we struggled in the Champions League and we didn't expect to win. but now it's completely different". Read More

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Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1

Curry, Durant power Warriors past Cavs in Game 1

Durant may have been the leader but he had plenty of help too. Stephen Curry did his share by scoring 28 points with six 3-pointers and 10 assists as this sure-to-be thrilling trilogy began, a long-expected, spectacular grand finale envisioned ever since that July day Durant left Oklahoma City to join the loaded Warriors . Read More

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Austin Dillon scores first career win at Coca-Cola 600

Dillon closed racings biggest day with the surprise victory, following Sebastian Vettels win in Formula Ones Monaco Grand Prix and Takura Satos victory in the Indy 500. Sunday was no different. After a rain delay that lasted almost 2 hours, Austin Dillon stood tall in victory lane for his first career Cup win. But when the clock struck midnight, the No. Read More

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Sri Lanka skipper doubtful for Champions Trophy opener

There were half centuries for Kusal Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal as Sri Lanka reached 212-2 in the 32nd over, but the New Zealand bowlers - all nine of them that were used - recovered well to restrict them to a chaseable total. and De Villiers has made no bones about his intention to stick it out in national colours after an already marathon career to the next one in 2019, also to be on English and Welsh soil, when he will be 35. Read More

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Muguruza, Mladenovic looking to set up Paris date

Djokovic won 6-1, 6-4, 6-3. On Friday, Muguruza is set to face in the round-of-32 Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva , seeded 27th, who defeated Sweden's Johanna Larsson 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 earlier on Wednesday. - Australian number one Sam Stosur closed out an impressive 6-2 6-2 win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States . Ons Jabeur's dream debut at the French Open continued as the 22-year-old Tunisian beat sixth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets to reach the third round ... Read More

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French Open tournament schedule, scores and coverage

Nadal annihilated Nikoloz Basilashvili as he targets a 10th title in Paris and 15th overall, but it was a very different affair for Djokovic , who twice had to come from behind to beat Diego Schwartzman in a five-set thriller. He also admitted after momentary lapses in concentration in the second and third sets that he would need to improve if he was to win his second successive title. Read More

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Imperious Nadal chasing French Open decima

Imperious Nadal chasing French Open decima

The heaviest of favourites for what would be his 15th grand slam title, he looked every inch the all-time number one Forget had urged a packed crowd to welcome him as before the players stepped on court. Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to France's Benoit Paire during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Monday, May 29, 2017 in Paris . Read More

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Historian Ramchandra Guha quits as BCCI administrator, cites personal reasons

Historian Ramchandra Guha quits as BCCI administrator, cites personal reasons

Another controversy that has hit Indian cricket team in recent times was regarding the central contracts for players. Given the difficulties faced by the BCCI in sending representatives to the ICC meeting on April 24, the SC had ordered on April 17, "Regard being had to the significance of representation of the BCCI in the said worldwide body, ie, ICC, it is directed that Amitabh Chaudhary shall represent the BCCI before the ICC and Rahul Johri shall accompany him and also attend the meeting ... Read More

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Arsene Wenger set to sign new deal at Arsenal

I am grateful to have the support of the board and Stan in doing everything we can to win more trophies. AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca , Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez and Monaco midfielder Thomas Lemar are on Arsene Wenger's radar after the Frenchman pledged his future to Arsenal , according to the Daily Mirror . Read More

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Arsenal beats Chelsea 2-1 to win FA Cup

And Mertesacker said that the more his ability is questioned the better he will become. The Gunners began brightly and the talismanic Alexis Sanchez rammed in his 30 goal of the season in controversial circumstances in the fourth minute, with the linesman initially ruling it out for offside. Read More

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Player of the Match SRH v KKR: Gautam Gambhir

However, Rohit Sharma's side will now get another crack at the Supergiant in Hyderabad on Sunday, thanks largely to Karn Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah , who were chiefly responsible for limiting Kolkata to a paltry total of 107. Mumbai won the toss and sent Kolkata in and it didn't take long for the batting to falter, Australian star Chris Lynn the first to fall when he holed out for four to Bumrah. Read More

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Captain Morgan will not rob Roy of England opening spot

But a determined Bangladesh , after an absence of more than 10 years, have made a welcome return to the Champions Trophy ranked sixth, above both Sri Lanka and Pakistan . However, his efforts may come at a cost for his side as he injured his calf during the innings. Stokes made up most of the shortfall but Joe Root's part-time spin was needed too. Read More

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Sampaoli named new Argentina manager

Sampaoli named new Argentina manager

Sampaoli was offered the Argentina job last August shortly after taking the helm of Sevilla but chose to remain in charge of the La Liga club. "I spoke with Leo yesterday and we are both excited about this project". Sampaoli has been linked with the job for a couple of months and that grew when Edgardo Bauza quit the Albiceleste . Sampaoli took fourth-placed Sevilla to their highest finish in La Liga since 2010 during his only season in European soccer after a long career in South ... Read More

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Kell Brook faces painful decision over future following second eye surgery

It was only the second defeat of Brook's 38-fight professional career, while Spence significantly enhanced his reputation as he improved his record to a ideal 22-0, with 19 of those wins coming inside the distance. "I'm disappointed. It's tough to watch - it was like the fight was beaten out of Kell". The eleventh round saw further scrutiny of the eye, with a tired Brook eventually deciding to take a knee, unable to continue fighting on. Read More

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Warriors wary of LeBron as Cavs arrive for Finals

I think that's why we were able to go and get a championship. This matchup has seemed ordained since James walked off the court in Oakland last June, having delivered his native northeast OH its first major team championship since 1964. Interim coach Mike Brown has been making the most of this opportunity by leading the Warriors to ten straight wins and will likely coach Golden State for rest of the NBA Finals . Read More

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Optimistic Bangladesh must step up to challenge favourites England

New Zealand , the eternal bridesmaid of global cricket, will bank on their skipper Kane Williamson and all- rounder Corey Anderson to make a difference. "Ben Stokes has had a little bowl today". Hales was the chief aggressor but straight after hitting a four and a six off consecutive balls from Sabbir Rahman he fell five runs short of his century, caught at deep mid-wicket. Read More

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