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High-wire Cavs still alive in NBA Finals

ET at Oracle Arena in Oakland , California. Holy Cross of Davao College head coach Isaias Gravador, for his part, said he is uncertain about who will take Game 5 between the two powerhouse teams in National Basketball Association. Told that the point of the questioning was to explore the idea that this was the moment the whole recruitment of Durant was based around, to have him here to help knock off the Cleveland Cavaliers to win another title, he didn't bite. Read More

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Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Another Stanley Cup, and another Conn Smythe Trophy for Sidney Crosby. Crosby went on to record three assists on the team's first five goals in a 6-0 romp to become Pittsburgh's all-time leading scorer in Stanley Cup Finals. Hornqvist used to play for the Predators but the team traded him to the Penguins in 2014, a front-office decision that last night came back to bite Nashville. Read More

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Yoenis Cespedes: Cespedes (quad, hamstring) 7-10 days away

Yoenis Cespedes: Cespedes (quad, hamstring) 7-10 days away

One member of the Mets baseball operations said Cespedes was day to day and would have to test his quad on Tuesday and see the extend of any injury at that time. The Mets are last in the league in team ERA and WHIP, while ranking 27th in batting average against. "I'm really looking forward to it". It's possible if all goes well he could be back with the team during next week's two-game set against the Rangers in Texas. Read More

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Rashid Khan takes 3 wickets but Windies beat Afghanistan

Rashid Khan takes 3 wickets but Windies beat Afghanistan

In reply, West Indies were hardly convincing as they stumbled and stuttered to their target in the 40th over. Seamer Alzarri Joseph was the pick of a disciplined Windies bowling effort as he returned figures of 2/16 in six overs. The Afghanistan victory comes on the heels of three straight Twenty20 losses to West Indies . The Afghans had earlier watched their top order wiped out as they slumped badly in the face of lively pace bowling from the Windies . Read More

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Penguins repeat as Stanley Cup champions

We'll have to debate that one: Crosby doesn't turn 30 until 8/7/17. Hockey is truly a team sport and the Penguins illustrated that perfectly in the goaltender position this year. A lot of the attention was taken off the defence with the Penguins' all-world forwards. Evgeni Malkin had 28 points, including three goals in the Cup final. Read More

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Kerber in historic loss, tearful Kvitova returns

Puerto Rican Monica Puig defeated Italian Roberta Vinci while Argentinian tennis player Horacio Zeballos stunned French Adrian Mannarino to advance to the second round. Angelique Kerber lost in the first round at Roland Garros for the second year in a row. Petra Kvitova made a victorious return to tennis on the opening day of action at the French Open but world number one Angelique Kerber was knocked out. Read More

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Melania, Barron Trump finally move into the White House

The tweet came with a photograph of the Washington Monument as seen from what appeared to be the Red Room in the White House. Her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, also confirmed the move on Twitter. He is expected to attend St. Andrews Episcopal school, just outside Washington , in the 2017-2018 session. But she has slowly been raising her profile at the White House, including joining the president when foreign leaders and their spouses visit, co-hosting the annual Easter Egg Roll ... Read More

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Surprise! Ostapenko latest out-of-nowhere Slam finalist

Not since Mima Jausovec in 1983 has an unseeded player reached the French Open final, while Ostapenko is the first Latvian grand slam finalist and the youngest at any slam since Caroline Wozniacki eight years ago. It is interesting to point out that both Ostapenko and Bacsinszky will be celebrating their birthdays on Thursday as well . "I created myself some opportunities, but on the other side of the net she was playing quite well , and she was defending very well everything I was ... Read More

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Back to back champs: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

The undrafted Gaudreau scored Nashville's game-winning goals in Games 3 and 4 of the Final. Penguins goalie Matt Murray stopped 27 shots to register back-to-back shutouts following a 24-save outing in a 6-0 win in Game 5 . It was the biggest factor in keeping the Preds off of the scoreboard. Gretzky remembers beating Philadelphia in 1987 for the Cup and about two into the team's celebration, someone asked: Who won the Conn Smythe? That was just Game 7 in the second round. Read More

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Shikhar Dhawan, Pandya celebrate victory over SA — Twitter trail

Shikhar Dhawan, Pandya celebrate victory over SA — Twitter trail

In the 2004 Under-19 World Cup , he scored 505 runs at an average of 84.16, with three centuries in seven innings . His eight innings in the tournament included 73 against Pakistan and 137 against South Africa. In fact, Champions Trophy has been a lucky hunting ground for Dhawan. Shikhar Dhawan scored 78 runs against South Africa. Check out the best ones here:Shikhar Dhawan's smashing performances have always made India proud. Read More

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Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

Asked if he really believed the two dead-ball goals were the best ever, Strachan said he could not think of any that were superior strikes. I knew we were going to be under the cosh for a lot of the game because England are a great team. "That was beyond the call of duty at times because nobody, nobody in here or any supporter knows how hard it is to play against these players on a day like that". Read More

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Michael Jordan's shoes auctioned for record $190300

Michael Jordan's shoes auctioned for record $190300

How about $190,373? That's what a pair of Jordan's kicks from the 1984 Olympics sold for at auction, setting a new record for the highest price paid for game-worn shoes. The sneakers, according to SCP Auctions, were worn by Jordan during the gold medal-winning performance against Spain . He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls three weeks before he played his first game for the United States in the 1984 Games and signed his deal with the Bulls in September, followed by a Nike deal in October ... Read More

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Smashing return: Cespedes hits slam, Mets beat Braves 6-1

Jaime Garcia was phenomenal once again on Sunday, but it wasn't enough, as the New York Mets defeated the Atlanta Braves , 2-1, at SunTrust Park. (AP Photo/John Bazemore). "That's the thing that's frustrating to me about tonight, especially with the doubleheader coming tomorrow", he said. Matz (1-0), appearing in a big league game for first time since last August 14, gave up five hits, one run and one walk. Read More

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Joe Hart waits to learn next destination

Joe Hart waits to learn next destination

The 30-year-old, speaking as England prepared for Tuesday's friendly against France, said his career was "almost in the hands of the businessmen now" as he remains patient during what he called a "game of chess". I like stability. There is an ideal situation to come out of this, but nothing is flawless. Pressed on whether those alterations at the Stade de France would include a change in goalkeepers, Southgate added: "I think our intention was always to give somebody else a game". Read More

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Carlos Martinez records first career complete-game shutout

Carlos Martinez records first career complete-game shutout

The St. Louis Cardinals needed a big hit, and Dexter Fowler delivered - again. Aaron Nola lasted just five innings, allowing three runs on four hits and two walks. And he gave up a single and a run-scoring double with - you guessed it! - two outs. In the starting lineup for the first time since May 19, before he went on the disabled list with a hamstring strain, Nava had a single to help the Phillies get on the board in the first inning and a solo homer in the seventh. Read More

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Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair arrested on gun charges

They were parked illegally on the median on Atlantic Avenue near Classon Street, police said. Telfair and Thomas were arrested after police approached their auto, at which point they attempted to drive off. Telfair was arrested in 2007 and pled guilty to criminal possession of a weapon after a loaded handgun was found under the passenger seat of a vehicle he was driving in Yonkers. Read More

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Tapwrit rallies to win Belmont Stakes

I think that's every trainers ultimate dream. So Irish War Cry , who struggled his way to 10th at the Kentucky Derby and took the Preakness off, entered the race as the favorite in a hollowed-out field. Epicharis will now fly back to Japan on Thursday after the UAE Derby runner-up was scratched on the day of the race in a pre-race veterinary exam. Read More

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Brilliant Rafael Nadal wins French Open title

There's no rest for the tired: Play begins at the next major, Wimbledon, just three weeks from Monday. "Everything went brilliant - the match was a lot quicker and easier than we were expecting", said 56-year-old Toni who has coached his nephew since he was three years old but will step aside at the end of 2017. Read More

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The Pittsburgh Penguins repeat, are the 2017 Stanley Cup Champions

The Pittsburgh Penguins repeat, are the 2017 Stanley Cup Champions

Injuries to forwards Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen opened the door for unsung playoff heroes like Colton Sissons and Frederick Gaudreau to not only get into the lineup but make significant contributions. Crosby, a three-time Stanley Cup champion, won the Conn Smythe Trophy for the first time last season with 19 points (six goals, 13 assists) in 24 games during the 2016 playoffs. Read More

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Kuwait says Qatar "ready to understand" Gulf concerns

Doha's uneasy relationship with the GCC members is due in part to its closeness to Iran and its alleged support for organisations considered a threat by Qatar's neighbours, notably the Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood. "Qatar and its big rivals are fighting each other, but indirectly and on other people's territory", said Yemeni analyst Farea al-Muslimi. Saudi Arabia and the USA were completely opposed to the programme. Read More

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Champions Trophy: India Vs South Africa: Hatke Player of the Match

Champions Trophy: India Vs South Africa: Hatke Player of the Match

It would be interesting to see India's playing XI against South Africa . India have taken on South Africa three times previously in the Champions Trophy; winning all those encounters (2000, 2002 & 2013). De Kock tried to sweep a straight ball only to be caught plumb in-front of the wicket by Jadeja. India , knowing they don't do too well when defending under 300, first ensured 300 and took the bonus 21 runs with wickets in hand in the end. Read More

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Wawrinka, Nadal set up Paris showdown

Between Rafa and Wawrinka, he's won a grand slam title a year since he emerged as a real contender three years ago. Despite being up against the undisputed king of clay, Wawrinka came into the final full of confidence after beating top-ranked Andy Murray in the previous round. Read More

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Orioles blast four homers, take opener from Red Sox

The Orioles controlled Thursday's game from the start, but allowed four runs in the ninth to make the game interesting late. The Orioles homered four times off of Rodriguez, tying his career high in a 7-5 loss. "Look at the standings", Red Sox manager John Farrell said. "With those guys, when you miss, that will happen". The 28-year-old received a similar result despite putting forth a much better performance in his last outing against Baltimore , permitting two runs and five hits while ... Read More

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Murray into semi-finals after taming Nishikori

The first racket of the world Andy Murray turned the tide of the quarter-final match with kei nishikori and the Japanese revenge for the recent defeat at the US Open. And then my second service game I got the warning. "I have never had any issues with him before", Murray said. Wawrinka is into the semis for the third straight year and won the second of his three Grand Slam titles at Roland Garros in 2015. Read More

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Halep, Ostapenko to clash for French Open title

Now she stands one match away from becoming the first unseeded player in the professional era to win the women's title at the French Open and the first Latvian grand slam champion. Pliskova was gasping for air after the longer points, but saved three break-back points in the next game and another forehand victor ensured both semi-finals would go the distance. Read More

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