• CONGRATS CURRY: Charlotte, Davidson celebrate Curry's second NBA Finals victory
CONGRATS CURRY: Charlotte, Davidson celebrate Curry's second NBA Finals victory

When it's said and done, James will go down as one of the top three players to ever play the game, and quibble all you want about who is the best to ever play the game. He described himself as a Warriors fan since elementary school. So there will be a parade in Oakland once again. If so he will have help from shooting guard Klay Thompson and ...

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  • Jason Dufner hangs on to win weather-delayed Memorial
Jason Dufner hangs on to win weather-delayed Memorial

Daniel Summerhays took a three-shot lead into the final round but he quickly fell away and his lead had gone within four holes. Dufner also becomes just the second OH native to win this event, with Jack Nicklaus (the tournament host) being the other.

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  • India put Bangladesh to the sword in Champions Trophy semi-final
India put Bangladesh to the sword in Champions Trophy semi-final

Thereafter, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee Mortaza (30 not out) and tailender Taskin Ahmed (11 not out) put on a 35-run undefeated eighth-wicket stand to help the side reach 264. "No one is a victor beforehand, and you can't predict anything in this game". They look very well-balanced, with good pace bowlers and good spinners, plus their batting li...

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  • Past US Open champs Spieth, Johnson fall short in Round 1
Past US Open champs Spieth, Johnson fall short in Round 1

He had plenty of company. But Erin Hills ate up Jason Day , who had a pair of triple-bogeys in a 7-over 79. Dustin Johnson hit nine of 14 fairways and was 3 over Thursday. Shane Lowry could have been forgiven for thinking it wasn't to be his day, as one birdie chance after another grazed one tin cup after another in his opening round of the ...

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  • Australia looks to make amends against Bangladesh
Australia looks to make amends against Bangladesh

At one stage, it seemed like Australia would get the chance to chase down a reduced score via the Duckworth-Lewis method, but another spell of rain prevented them from making it back out to the middle. "Yeah, a little bit frustrating obviously not to get a result in". "The groundsmen perhaps could have shown a bit more urgency with it being a b...

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  • Harry Kane hails
Harry Kane hails "fantastic" England character

Scotland got two goals from nowhere but we still managed to get a point. "Hampden is a tough place to come to and there was a great atmosphere", added the 23-year-old. "It was like a middleweight boxer fighting a heavyweight, they kept getting hit". "It (the goal) is definitely up at the top, it was a special day", he said.

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  • England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root
England ODI team not 'finished article' yet, says Root

He said: "We all know what happens and what not, and I can't tell you how they have won the games, I can't name them". If asked, I will say that the prayers of the fans and God have won them the games. Crediting the team management to help the team restore their belief, Sarfraz said youngsters like Fakhar Zaman and Hasan Ali have provided a new dim...

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  • Why the French Open champion broke down in tears
Why the French Open champion broke down in tears

The players split the first two sets. "It's a very painful defeat here in the French Open ". His best showing in Paris was a semifinal run in 2008. The Croatian qualifier Petra Martic defeated the No17 seed Anastasija Sevastova while Verónica Cepede Royg of Paraguay reached the fourth round for the first time.

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  • Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title
Nadal Wins 10th French Open Title

Nadal now has 15 major titles, separating himself from his tie with Pete Sampras for second-most in tennis history. It is a first grand slam final defeat for the Swiss, who won the Australian Open in 2014 , here two years ago and the US Open last summer.

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  • England's ODI team not there yet: Joe Root
England's ODI team not there yet: Joe Root

Pakistan face the victor of the second semi-final today between India and Bangladesh in Birmingham while England will be left to rue another missed chance to lift their first ever 50-overs global trophy. England's vaunted batting line-up managed just 211 in a little under 50 overs against Pakistan in Cardiff on Wednesday, a total the tour...

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  • Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies
Sidney Crosby wins back-to-back Conn Smythe Award trophies

Then he learned how to win, celebrating a Canada Cup, back-to-back Stanley Cups and Conn Smythe Trophies, a World Cup title and Olympic gold. All within a calendar year. The Predators had four power play chances, and a key 32 second 5-on-3 in the third period, but were held off the board. "It stings", said Predators defenceman PK Subban.

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  • A great day for a Stanley Cup celebration
A great day for a Stanley Cup celebration

And judging from signs and chants from the crowd, this championship was sweetened by the adversity the team overcame. Bonino said the Penguins appreciated the support of the Steelers' players throughout the season, and loved seeing them at PPG Paints Arena throughout the Stanley Cup run.

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  • Schmoldt: Fowler's 65 part of US Open's wacky first day
Schmoldt: Fowler's 65 part of US Open's wacky first day

Officials might not be able to lengthen the track much more, but they can stick some pins in some imaginative positions, keeping players off guard and on their toes - and keeping scores much higher than the first round. The Sheriff's Office said its initial investigation revealed that the blimp may have experienced mechanical problems before the cr...

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  • Think Mayweather-McGregor is a freak show? How about these?
Think Mayweather-McGregor is a freak show? How about these?

Oscar De La Hoya has called it a farce and said it will harm boxing regardless of the result. "The guy has done incredible things". "He's a tough guy, he's the best in the world". The fight was a major draw in that it involved two of boxing's biggest stars at the time and everyone was interested in a how a fight between the two would play ou...

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  • Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open
Defending champion Johnson off-target at US Open

Yeah! We're pro golfers, man. Get outta here with that nonsense and just hit the ball or go home. "It was just a really fun round", said Casey, who said he was far from flawless and made errors. "You don't often see that in a U.S. Open ", Hadwin said. T2. Xander Schauffele (-6): The 23-year-old out of San Diego State turned pro in 2015 did n...

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  • Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown
Murray Downs Nishikori to set up Wawrinka Showdown

She will take on fifth-seed Elena Svitolina, who came back from a set down to beat Petra Martic 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 on Monday. Murray , who was runner-up to Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros a year ago, will meet 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka for a spot in Sunday's final.

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  • F1 2017: Hamilton Comes Closer To Championship Lead With Canadian GP Win
F1 2017: Hamilton Comes Closer To Championship Lead With Canadian GP Win

Hamilton, who in claiming the 56th career victory also reduced the gap to title rival Vettel in the championship to 12 points, says he was relieved Mercedes was able to overcome its hard Monaco weekend and praised his team for recovering so quickly.

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  • Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics
Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics

The top prospects each have star or even superstar potential and will, at the very least, be key contributors wherever they land. Josh Jackson is the best two-way player in this year's draft . Kentucky went on to defeat UCLA 86-75 behind Fox's 39 points. When asked about why he played at such a high level, he mentioned one reason only. And wi...

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  • Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House
Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House

Golden State coach Steve Kerr has been among the most vocal figures in sports against Trump's policies. The Golden State Warriors , under his leadership also won their fifth National Basketball Association title beating Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120to emerge winners for the second time in three seasons .

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  • New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad
New Zealand v Samoa: Three Barrett brothers in All Blacks squad

Peter O'Mahony captains the Lions , their fourth different captain of the tour so far, with Sean O'Brien and Bath Rugby's Taulupe Faletau completing the back row. As much as there may be hopes for the likes of Mike Brown, Simon Zebo, Dylan Hartley, Keith Earls or Joe Launchbury to get a call, we would not be surprised if the likes of Gareth Anscom...

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