• Kerr return adds gloss to Warriors' big surge
Kerr return adds gloss to Warriors' big surge

Durant leads all players with 71 points the first two games - six more than the player he replaced in the lineup, Harrison Barnes , scored in seven games a year ago. It's great news for the Warriors . James tied Magic Johnson for most NBA Finals triple-doubles with eight, and this marked the first time in NBA history more than one player ...

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  • Mike Schmidt suggests Odubel Herrera can't lead Phillies
Mike Schmidt suggests Odubel Herrera can't lead Phillies

Talks of sending Herrera to the minors have dissipated for now with his recent stretch of good play, however the idea that such a move was legitimately on the table sends a clear message about the Phillies' thoughts on the third-year player.

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  • Men Are Charged In The Oakland Warehouse Fire That Killed 36
Men Are Charged In The Oakland Warehouse Fire That Killed 36

Almena, 47, also advertised the space for three years as a music venue and social gathering place without permits, Harbison wrote . Each man faces 39 years in prison, O'Malley added. When asked if the warehouse's owner, Chor Ng, would be charged, she declined to address what she called "speculation" of further charges. "Our hope is that this a...

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  • Warriors grab 2-0 finals lead
Warriors grab 2-0 finals lead

Cleveland has to run Golden State off the perimeter and avoid switching screens as the mismatch isolation situations is what the Warriors are looking to create in their halfcourt offense. Watching this year's National Basketball Association finals is like checking out a pinball wizard lighting up the table with incredible shots or turning on y...

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  • Australian washout helps Blackcaps chances of Champions Trophy knockout qualification
Australian washout helps Blackcaps chances of Champions Trophy knockout qualification

The Blackcaps are still in with a good chance of qualifying for the Champions Trophy knockouts after Australia's match against Bangladesh was spoiled by the inclement English weather. Cricket rules prohibit a return to the playing field if any rain at all is falling, a "you can play in the rain, but you can't start in it" rule.

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  • Draymond Green Snaps Back At Reporter's Question After NBA Finals Game 2
Draymond Green Snaps Back At Reporter's Question After NBA Finals Game 2

The combination of Curry and Durant has been the difference in this series, with the might of two of the NBA's top five players trumping the usual dominance of James, who finished with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists in 39 minutes. It's just so easy to miss on the percentages phenomenon - if you take, say, 22 free throws and miss three of t...

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  • CT 2017: Australia restrict Bangladesh to low total
CT 2017: Australia restrict Bangladesh to low total

With a similar outcome from their first game against New Zealand , Australia have two points from two washouts and now have to beat England in their final group game to have a chance of making the semi-finals. Bangladesh are leaving too much on opener Tamim Iqbal's plate with the rest providing nearly no support at all. Tamim Iqbal had ...

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  • National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?
National Hockey League rumors: Could the Predators actually bench Pekka Rinne?

So yes, the Nashville Predators have dominated five-on-five, dominated territory. For all the talent and flair this team has demonstrated, the Penguins would prefer to think of Bonino's block and his subsequent return as the moment that best reflects their team's personality.

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  • Curry, Durant lead Warriors over Cavaliers in NBA Finals Game 2
Curry, Durant lead Warriors over Cavaliers in NBA Finals Game 2

According to the NBA's stats department, this was the first time in NBA Finals history that players on opposing teams each recorded a triple-double. "We know this is far from over ". "That's what everyone wants to see, some of the best players in the world go against each other", Klay Thompson said .

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  • Apple announces watchOS 4, new iPad Pro
Apple announces watchOS 4, new iPad Pro

Created to work with an Apple Music subscription for access to over 40 million songs, the HomePod provides deep knowledge of personal music preferences and tastes and helps users discover new music. The iOS 11 also boasts new Files app keeps everything in one place, whether files are stored locally, in iCloud Drive or across other providers like ...

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  • So there's a LeBron James, Kevin Durant mix tape that exists?
So there's a LeBron James, Kevin Durant mix tape that exists?

LeBron posted a triple-double in the losing effort with 29 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, but Cleveland's offense as a whole was held in check in the second half, being outscored by the Warriors, 65-49. We could play hard every possession, but can we play smart? Although Durant still put up 33 points, Kerr - back on the bench for the first t...

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  • Warriors'firepower too much for Cavs
Warriors'firepower too much for Cavs

The offense picked up thanks to 27 points from Kevin Love and the Cavs scored 22 more points than in the opener in a faster-paced game, but that also helped the Warriors improve their shooting from 43 percent to 52 percent as Cleveland had a weaker defensive on the floor.

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  • Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic
Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

I'm playing [well], with a lot of confidence. The only other two women with a Grand Slam trophy on their resumes who made it to the fourth round - Svetlana Kuznetsova and Samantha Stosur - lost earlier Sunday to women without one. For good reason Austria's Dominic Thiem knows he will have to find a new weapon when he takes on defending ch...

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  • NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title
NBA Finals ratings highest since Jordan's last title

This is the first time two teams have met three straight times in the NBA Finals . "We're anxious about the series", Durant said. Wile E. Coyote has strapped on his rocket-assisted roller skates, and we're just waiting for him to overshoot the Road Runner and sail off a cliff.

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  • Kerr's return adds gloss to big win for dominating Warriors
Kerr's return adds gloss to big win for dominating Warriors

He can drive to the basket, dunk on you. "That's what everyone wants to see, some of the best players in the world go against each other", Klay Thompson said. Kevin Love scored 27 points for Cleveland while Kyrie Irving added 19. "Every mistake you make defensively, they make you pay, and you saw that", Lue said.

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  • Cavs will need another big comeback
Cavs will need another big comeback

But let me tell you, these finals have been something else. The accomplishment is colloquially known as "50/40/90" and is considered one of the highest marks of efficiency for a player during a season. The irony of the phrase "winning mindset" is the fact that in order to be a victor, in order to achieve legendary status in anything, you have to ...

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  • Dufner roars back to win Memorial by three strokes
Dufner roars back to win Memorial by three strokes

The last time a player shot 77 or higher in the third round and won a PGA Tour event was Nick Faldo in the 1989 Masters . This 30-foot par at the last allowed Dufner to card a 68 in the final round and win by three shots after weather delayed the proceedings.

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  • NBA Finals ratings highest since Michael Jordan's last title in 1998
NBA Finals ratings highest since Michael Jordan's last title in 1998

Like ( Kevin Durant ) said, we feel like we can play much better, especially offensively, early in the game, just finishing better around the rim. The Cleveland Cavaliers, know, too, so they head home for Game 3 on Wednesday with a disproportionate amount of confidence for a team that just got their hats handed to them.

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  • The NBA Finals are about 2 players: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving
The NBA Finals are about 2 players: Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving

STANDOUT PERFORMER: Though Durant anchored the offense and had a mammoth game overall, Thompson's reemergence as a scorer also proved a difference-maker for Warriors . Thompson sank into a prolonged shooting slump that didn't end until Sunday evening, and it was no big deal. The unbeaten Warriors had been 11-0 under acting coach Mike Brown _ "My...

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  • French Open action threatened by rain on Tuesday
French Open action threatened by rain on Tuesday

Her coach, Sam Sumyk , reportedly called the crowd "pathetic" and said they had "no class", but Mladenovic differed. The players flip-flopped in the first two sets, with a self-assured Mladenovic dominating the tentative Spaniard early, but Muguruza impressively found her game to hit back in the middle set behind 16 winners and three breaks of s...

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