• Golden State Warriors play for record-breaking win
Golden State Warriors play for record-breaking win

With the way the Golden State Warriors have handled the Cleveland Cavaliers , there has been a significant amount of discussion about whether or not the current state of the National Basketball Association is healthy. Irving can't be much better than that. There were a number of wide-open shots the Cavs just couldn't get to fall. With Coach S...

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  • Barcelona to keep goalkeeper Ter Stegen until 2022
Barcelona to keep goalkeeper Ter Stegen until 2022

German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen tied his future to Barcelona by extending his contract with the Catalan club to June 2022 on Monday. The 25-year-old's previous deal was due to expire in 2019, but he is now set to sign a three-year extension on Tuesday.

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  • Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?
Will the Golden State Warriors finish off the sweep?

The Cavaliers , days after melting down the stretch in a pivotal Game 3, punched back with a big 137-116 win that in some ways, felt like the awakening of the Finals. The Cavaliers, meanwhile, were swept out of the Finals 10 years ago this month. He had 35, but he was just 9-of-22 and 2-of-9 on threes, and his lack of ball movement time and again ...

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  • LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018
LeBron James May Consider Leaving Cavs For LA Team In 2018

The timing of this release is interesting as the Cavs look to stay alive, down 0-3 to the Warriors in the best-of-seven NBA Finals . Their stats have been compared exhaustively this year, but the 1990s was a very different era, and an era characteristic of a very different style of basketball.

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  • Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round
Kerber makes history, crashes out in first round

Her staggering longevity is illustrated by the fact that her potential second round opponent is compatriot Amanda Anisimova who, at just 15, is the youngest main draw competitor since 2005. "Gave her a big hug". For Azarenka - who will make her return at the Mallorca Open after giving birth to her first son in November - Kvitova's story is an ins...

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  • Andy Murray:
Andy Murray: "I'm proud of the tournament I had"

His fifth set victory sealed a 6-7 6-3 5-7 7-6 6-1 triumph and a date with either Dominic Thiem or Rafael Nadal in Sunday's final. "I played pretty well these last few matches". "I always say the same but it's true". Nadal and Thiem were scheduled to play in the second semifinal Saturday, after the stadium was cleared because separate ticke...

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  • Team New Zealand Sinks in High Winds
Team New Zealand Sinks in High Winds

Martin Whitmarsh, the chief executive of Land Rover BAR, wants to bring more structure to the event and his idea of staging it every two years has been backed by five of the six teams involved, with only New Zealand yet to agree. Team New Zealand damaged its wing sail prior to the day's first race and went back to shore to swap it out. Team NZ...

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  • Black Caps exit Champions Trophy after shock loss
Black Caps exit Champions Trophy after shock loss

Bangladesh have dumped New Zealand out of the ICC Champions Trophy in most spectacular fashion as they came back from 33 for four to chase 266 runs , with five wickets in hand. While Shakib's hundred was brilliantly conceived, I was even more delighted to see Mahmudullah back among the runs . They also have a very realistic chance of m...

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  • Cleveland Writer: Steph Curry 'arrogant, Whiny, Utterly Classless'
Cleveland Writer: Steph Curry 'arrogant, Whiny, Utterly Classless'

What did you think of Stephen Curry's celebration? Not only did it rub them the wrong way, but Amico noted that it "won't be forgotten come Friday night" when the two face off in Game 4. The former Sixth Man of the Year is one of the key pieces the Warriors will need tonight to close out the series against the Cleveland Cavaliers and in the fut...

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  • No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada
No panic as Mercedes prepare for Canada

Hamilton appeared to have a very mixed high-fuel run, with a number of competitive laps interspersed with times several seconds off the pace as he appeared to randomly back off or make mistakes. Verstappen's issues added to a hard day for Red Bull after teammate Daniel Ricciardo was limited to just eight laps with a Renault engine problem.

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  • Nadal crushes Thiem to set up Wawrinka showdown
Nadal crushes Thiem to set up Wawrinka showdown

After dismissing Dominic Thiem 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 in the semifinals Friday, Nadal was asked whether No. 10 would constitute his greatest achievement, especially given the wrist injuries he dealt with last season. Wawrinka smashed 87 winners, mostly off his forehand before the backhand joined the party in the second set. 32 - At 32 years and 75 day...

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  • LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers reach fork in the road in National Basketball Association
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers reach fork in the road in National Basketball Association

You've got a lot of guys who can make some great plays. "I'm not in the "prove people wrong, silence critics" department no more". So I don't blame this on the broad. "We made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more", LeBron said when it was over. I put this on the war is that it is that good this is.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James had the dunk of all dunks Friday night
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James had the dunk of all dunks Friday night

At the opposite end, the Warriors were only 11-for-29 from three, their best defenders were well into the minus ( Kevin Durant , -22, Draymond Green , -19, Klay Thompson , -9), and they let the chaos of a poorly officiated game affect their attention spans.

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  • Watch LeBron James Pass To Him Himself Off Backboard For Huge Dunk
Watch LeBron James Pass To Him Himself Off Backboard For Huge Dunk

I'll be sitting up here lying saying that I didn't see it". Golden State's quest for a championship , an NBA Finals sweep and the first flawless postseason in league history is underway. Coach Steve Kerr said his players aren't anxious about the past. I don't think this affects his legacy. And when I came back here, we built something again .

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  • LeBron, Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason run in Game 4
LeBron, Cavs end Warriors flawless postseason run in Game 4

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue has struggled to find the right combination of defenders to stop Golden State's high-powered offense. The Warriors , however, return to their own territory knowing one more win will see them claim a second title in three years.

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  • Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5
Penguins Cruise By Predators To Win Game 5

After Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final , Subban said that Crosby insulted his breath on the ice. He made The Trade to win now and his squad won but two measly games in these playoffs and P.K. Well things definitely escalate between the two of them in Game 5. The Penguins lead the series 3-2 thanks to a 6-0 win in Game 5. It's his seventh goal of ...

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  • Polanski rape victim to ask court to end case
Polanski rape victim to ask court to end case

She told Judge Gordon that dropping the case against Roman Polanski would give her both "relief" and "justice" and would be like "an act of mercy" given to herself and her family. "It might be my last chance", the 54-year-old added, referring to her court appearance. His attorney is seeking to unseal court documents that he says prove Polanski ...

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  • Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic
Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic

I get the day before and the day after, so I can kind of surround it with birthday activities, but (Thursday) was a focus on the game. Pittsburgh knows that Nashville's next game is going to be its best. They each received two minutes for holding. Bonino now boasts four goals and seven points through 21 postseason games, a step back from the ...

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  • James, Irving shine as Cavaliers force Game 5 of NBA Finals
James, Irving shine as Cavaliers force Game 5 of NBA Finals

But it comes by recalling the pain of last year's finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers are 48 minutes away from being swept in the 2017 NBA Finals . Kyrie Irving said he was aware the Warriors wanted to finish a 16-0 romp through the postseason and celebrate a title on the Cavs' court, just as they did in 2015.

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  • Kane admits he needs to up his England game
Kane admits he needs to up his England game

This afternoon's World Cup qualifier is plied with significance as well as risk, both on and off the pitch. But though Strachan "genuinely believes" the Scots can win, he insists: "I don't think this is a free hit, I really don't think it's like that".

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