• Five Storylines To Watch in Game 2 Of the NBA Finals
Five Storylines To Watch in Game 2 Of the NBA Finals

The Warriors took what felt like a commanding 2-0 lead over the defending champions with a second straight blowout victory. The rapid pace played right to the Warriors' strengths , but they were far from ideal in the first half, turning over the ball 13 times - which led to 17 Cavs points - and having some trouble with cheap fouls.

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  • Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain
Champions Trophy 2017: New Zealand-Australia match abandoned due to rain

Williamson underscored his status as one of the players to watch in this tournament, easing into his 97-ball innings of exactly 100 before splattering Australia's much-feared pace attack around Edgbaston with an array of shots. On resumption after the game was reduced to 46 overs per side, Ronchi struck four boundaries and a six to bring up his f...

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  • Jet-lagged Lions limp to lacklustre opening tour win in New Zealand
Jet-lagged Lions limp to lacklustre opening tour win in New Zealand

Faletau produced a masterful try-saving tackle to deny Inga Finau what seemed a certain score in the first half of a distinctly underwhelming Lions performance. Harlequins' Kyle Sinckler got through plenty of work in the loose on his very first worldwide start and was one of the stand-out performers in the Lions front five.

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  • Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury
Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury

Woakes was ruled out of the tournament after suffering a side strain in the opening game against Bangladesh at The Oval. Finn could be in contention for starting berth for England's second match against New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

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  • Liverpool close in on £35m signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma
Liverpool close in on £35m signing of Mohamed Salah from Roma

From what has been reported in recent days, it would certainly seem as though former Chelsea and Basel winger Mohamed Salah is close to a move back to the Premier League. Salah's pace, movement, creativity and eye for goal all make him a stand-out candidate for the Reds, and they will hope that he will turn out to be a crucial signing as they als...

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  • AC Milan signs Ivory Coast midfielder Kessie from Atalanta
AC Milan signs Ivory Coast midfielder Kessie from Atalanta

We're pretty sure it's a loan deal due to Kessié's medical history, which was a stumbling block earlier this week and delayed the transfer so more rigorous testing could be performed. The Gazzetta dello Sport has also reported that Milan is hoping to sign striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid for 60 million euros (nearly $70 million).

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  • Another major trophy in Zidane's young coaching career
Another major trophy in Zidane's young coaching career

The last time neither player featured at the top of the scorers' podium was 2006/07. With his contract at the reigning champions of Spain set to expire it just over 12 months time, Isco admits he's keen to sort out his future as soon as possible despite being linked with moves to Liverpool and Barcelona .

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  • Curry throws shade at Rihanna when asked if Warriors play her music
Curry throws shade at Rihanna when asked if Warriors play her music

If "King" James and the Cavaliers don't take advantage at Oracle Arena, the Warriors will stretch their National Basketball Association playoff win streak record to 14 games and could become the first champions to run undefeated through the playoffs by winning Wednesday and Friday in Cleveland.

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  • Danny Lee shoots 64 for share of Colonial lead
Danny Lee shoots 64 for share of Colonial lead

The overcast and humid conditions in the fourth round at the Colonial Country Club course were the most conducive all week to low scores. Kisner then calmly rolled in his par putt to finish at 10-under and wait for his only remaining challenger Simpson to finish.

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  • Ko's world golf number one reign set to end
Ko's world golf number one reign set to end

Nordqvist stayed in touch all day in her bid for a "three-peat" but her own 69 left her two adrift on 204. Kim said the concentration required in the hard, windy conditions meant she didn't realize until the final hole that she had a two-stroke cushion.

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  • Cavaliers to bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals
Cavaliers to bring back sleeved black jerseys from '16 Finals

They have to do it quickly or Cavaliers-Warriors III could end up being a much shorter series than the first two editions of the Finals trilogy that the teams split. "So that was kind of a microcosm of the game, we were rushing a lot. They're just going to muck the game up and be physical". Thompson continued to look for his shot, and made four...

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  • Asian markets mixed as London attack, China data in focus
Asian markets mixed as London attack, China data in focus

Furthermore, goods producers registered the slowest increase in output for 11 months. Taken together, they pushed the composite PMI , which includes both manufacturing and services, to 52.5 in May from 51.3, its highest in seven months. Service providers saw the flow of new orders grow for the 15th month in a row, although at the slowest pace in...

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  • Rafael Nadal motors into French Open quarters, Muguruza exits
Rafael Nadal motors into French Open quarters, Muguruza exits

In men's action, nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic both won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals in Paris for the 11th time, equaling Roger Federer's record for the professional era. He faces Ramos-Vinolas for the fourth time and leads their head to head 3-0. "I think the rain helps me a lot, becau...

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  • Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli
Felt like a club batter in front of Yuvraj: Kohli

When Hardik Pandya came in to bat for the last two overs , a lot of the fans might've been disappointed that Dhoni did not come. While he was pleased with the win, Kohli was not impressed with Indias fielding. Sharma went 43 balls without a boundary in the face of tight Pakistan bowling before cover-driving and pulling Wahab for a four and...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

After losing the toss and being put into bat, India looked good at the crease, with opener Rohit Sharma top scoring with 91, while Virat Kohli scored an unbeaten 81 and Yuvraj Singh smashed 53 off 32 balls to finish the innings in style.

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  • India rout Pakistan by 124 runs in ICC Champions Trophy
India rout Pakistan by 124 runs in ICC Champions Trophy

India's top four batsmen helped themselves to fifties but none of them looked as fluent as Yuvraj, whose quickfire 53 off 32 balls enhanced his reputation as one of the sweetest timers of the ball. But it was Ravindra Jadeja who picked the crucial wicket of Azhar Ali , who scored a battling half century. New batsman Shoaib Malik did loft Jade...

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  • Golden State Warriors: Three stars after Game 2 victory over Cavaliers
Golden State Warriors: Three stars after Game 2 victory over Cavaliers

But James answered questions in front of his locker, instead, reassuring the gathered throng that everything was hunky. "But we got to do a better job putting the ball in the basket". James admitted he was distracted and angry, but hopefully he can put the deplorable act to the side and put on a great show. "I'm going to pull out the "Win one f...

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  • Madrid Wins Back-To-Back Titles, £1.5m Bonus for Each Player
Madrid Wins Back-To-Back Titles, £1.5m Bonus for Each Player

Back at the Bernabeu, Real coach Zinedine Zidane was also washed with praise as the Frenchman continued his meteoric rise just 18 months into his first role in senior management. With Zidane's words ringing in their ears, Madrid were revitalised in the second half, scoring three times to seal the famous "cup with the big ears".

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  • Anyone counting Cavaliers out of NBA Finals ignoring the obvious
Anyone counting Cavaliers out of NBA Finals ignoring the obvious

The Warriors pulled away again, outscoring the Cavaliers 35-24 in the third quarter to take a 102-88 lead into the fourth quarter in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. To have a game like that when he's playing that way, it's tough to beat. The best-of-seven series now shifts to Cleveland for two games, with Game 3 Wednesday .

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  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr unsure about coaching in Finals
Warriors coach Steve Kerr unsure about coaching in Finals

Prior to Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena, Cavs coach Tyronn Lue was asked if he understood why Durant left the Thunder after nine seasons to sign with the Warriors . Down 3-0 in the series, the tenacious Manu still put up a valiant 15 points and seven assists to get the crowd in San Antonio energized. The Spurs ...

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