• Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors 137-116, NBA finals go west
Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors 137-116, NBA finals go west

In the first half on Friday, the Cavaliers scored 86 points on 61% shooting. This gave Kyrie Irving the opportunity to make the game-winning shot. "I love you all", Green said after the loss. "That was pretty much the factor (the fouls) in that first quarter", Curry said. They grabbed hold of Game 4 with a record 49-point first quarter. "It g...

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  • Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring 'Auld Mug' home
Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring 'Auld Mug' home

Artemis Racing skipper Nathan Outteridge has fallen off his boat during the third race of the America's Cup challenger series final against Team New Zealand . Artemis and Team New Zealand will race three times again tomorrow morning. The poise was required at the start of the first race of the day when a foil problem saw the Kiwis stranded behind...

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  • Sri Lanka bowl, Mathews misses out
Sri Lanka bowl, Mathews misses out

At 191/8, Sri Lanka were pretty much done and dusted. The return of veteran pacer Lasith Malinga , whose unorthodox, slingshot action makes him one of the most hard bowlers to face in world cricket, seems to be the only boost for the Sri Lankans .

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  • Addison Russell Denies Domestic Violence Accusation
Addison Russell Denies Domestic Violence Accusation

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will be investigated for domestic abuse allegations made via social media according to the Chicago Sun-Times. "I will check out his temperature on the bench today", Maddon said. "I'm not a big question asker. I don't think we should change anything about how we do interact with him right now".

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  • Jelena Ostapenko upsets Caroline Wozniacki at French Open
Jelena Ostapenko upsets Caroline Wozniacki at French Open

But Paris has become a site that brings out her best tennis . Ostapenko, who had defeated Australian Samantha Stosur in the last 16, said: "When I came here I didn't expect I am going to be in the semis, but I was playing better and better every match so if I keep it up, I think anything can happen".

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  • Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris
Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

It will be the 18th time Murray has played Wawrinka, with the Briton having won both last year's meetings at the French Open and ATP Finals. Murray, who was the runner-up to Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros previous year, will meet 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka for a spot in Sunday's final.

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  • Halep beats Pliskova to set up Ostapenko showdown
Halep beats Pliskova to set up Ostapenko showdown

On the other hand, unseeded Ostapenko became the first Latvian to reach a Grand Slam final after registering a 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 win over Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in another semi-final clash. Ostapenko - who practiced ballroom dancing when younger - signaled her promise in tennis by winning the Wimbledon juniors in 2014. "But to be i...

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  • Harrison and Venus take first grand slam title at French Open
Harrison and Venus take first grand slam title at French Open

Venus and Harrison were one game away from crashing out of the tournament, trailing the Indian pair of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan 4-6, 5-6 with the Indians about to serve for the match. For Venus it completes a remarkable run having never won a set, let alone a match in three previous appearances at the French Open. With the win, Venus became th...

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  • Champions Trophy team preview: New Zealand's Ross Taylor tires of runner-up tag
Champions Trophy team preview: New Zealand's Ross Taylor tires of runner-up tag

We had to go through a lot of lost matches , hard work and criticism as well. After winning two warm-up games against New Zealand and Bangladesh , the Indian team, who have retained several players from the victorious 2013 side, is high on confidence and will be looking to continue their form throughout the tournament.

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  • Manchester United Issue £60m Ultimatum To Real Madrid Over Alvaro Morata Transfer
Manchester United Issue £60m Ultimatum To Real Madrid Over Alvaro Morata Transfer

The club have moved fast to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Morata expected to fly into Manchester on Monday to complete the move. If reports are to be believed, Real Madrid have rejected a 52-million pound offer from Manchester United for star striker Alvaro Morata .

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  • Nadal moves through to quarter-finals at French Open
Nadal moves through to quarter-finals at French Open

Williams, whose sister Serena is not playing in the tournament as she is expecting her first child, ran out of steam in the last two sets. But it was very close. The Serbian, who was taken to five sets by Diego Schwartzman in his previous match , is likely to require an improved performance to make the semi-finals, with in-form sixth seed Domin...

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  • Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final
Defensemen help Penguins play fast in Stanley Cup Final

He took over. And he led. By the fourth round - the championship round, the one that means the most - it's often two fighters hanging on the ropes in the 11th and 12th rounds, hoping to get one last punch in, legs wobbling, bodies hurting.

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  • England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand
England eye Australia after making short work of New Zealand

Watch New Zealand take on Bangladesh in Group A of the ICC Champions Trophy , live on Sky Sports 2 from 10am on Friday. Although it is not a new trend for players to pay their respects in the aftermath of a tragic event, this is perhaps the first time that a match was halted in between so that players can observe a minute's silence.

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  • Penguin's prepare to take home Lord Stanley; Fluery or Murray?
Penguin's prepare to take home Lord Stanley; Fluery or Murray?

In some ways, Neal is Nashville's Phil Kessel . The series is tied 2-2. Rinne had never beaten the Penguins in 11 career starts and had allowed four goals in each of the first two games in Pittsburgh . Game 6 provides the Nashville Predators with a chance to extend the series on their home ice, but that could be a challenge after the beatdown ...

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  • Smith says it's win or bust for Australia against England
Smith says it's win or bust for Australia against England

With a result only possible after 20 overs, the Australians felt the cruel nature of sport as the rain continued through the night at the Oval with no chance of the players returning to the field. Mortaza feels that they were lucky in Monday's match as Australia dominated them in every department, he said, "It is a part of the game and you can'...

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  • Sessions to appear before Senate committee
Sessions to appear before Senate committee

The letter also stated that Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein would appear before the Senate and House Appropriations Committee on June 13th. He told Shelby that the Russian Federation investigation would very likely be the focus of the Intelligence Committee's questioning.

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  • Lewis Hamilton behind Kimi Raikkonen after second practice session in Montreal
Lewis Hamilton behind Kimi Raikkonen after second practice session in Montreal

A blistering lap, completed in one minute and 11.459 seconds, was enough for Mercedes driver Hamilton to claim his 65th pole, equalling the haul of his idol Senna. "For the Senna family to send me this, I don't possess any of Ayrton's artefacts, this is the most special thing I have above and beyond all my trophies and everything".

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  • Penguins hit their stride again
Penguins hit their stride again

Crosby had three assists in the game, and his decisive play left the Predators on their heels. I don't know why hockey people even bother with the relocation bluff anymore. "We were really jumping and playing our game, playing fast". Pittsburgh is 9-3 at home this postseason, including an active five-game winning streak.

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  • All Blacks more prepared for brutish Lions
All Blacks more prepared for brutish Lions

It's been challenging to all of us. "That's a big challenge for all of us, to stay strong within the group and keep the faith". "We knew we were going to get a performance". Conor Murray, meanwhile, outlined his credentials to take the number nine jersey for the 1 Test with an excellent display, despite a couple of handling errors.

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  • Jones hails England win as one of the best of his career
Jones hails England win as one of the best of his career

Missing 30 players, largely due to British and Irish Lions calls, head coach Eddie Jones sent out a side virtually unrecognisable from the one that lost to Ireland in the last match of the Six Nations in March. George Ford scored a try and added four penalties and three conversions, while Marland Yarde and Jonny May also went over. The l...

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