• Warriors tune out 16-0 talk, focus on Cavs
Warriors tune out 16-0 talk, focus on Cavs

The Cavs trailed by just three points at the half, and after a Kevin Love 3-pointer early in the third quarter, it was still just a five-point game. We're not that type of thing, but when you go through these battles, and from October to now, I definitely feel like I know him a lot better than I did.

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  • New Zealand capsize throws Britain America's Cup life-line
New Zealand capsize throws Britain America's Cup life-line

Ainslie radioed through to the on-water ACRM umpires to confirm that Land Rover BAR would retire from the race, ending their race one challenge and handing victory to Emirates Team New Zealand . Sweden beat the Japanese twice in round-robin competition, but Japan helmsman Dean Barker was looking forward to another shot. Winds exceeded 20 knots, ...

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  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops abruptly retires after 18 seasons
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops abruptly retires after 18 seasons

Switzer's reaction is completely understandable. OU officials will name offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley as the Sooners' new head coach, according to the Oklahoman. "I'm sincerely honored to be given this opportunity to be the head football coach at the University of Oklahoma ", Riley said in a statement. Last season, the Sooners set an N...

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  • Garbine Muguruza hits out at French Open crowd
Garbine Muguruza hits out at French Open crowd

It's a very painful defeat here in the French Open ", said Muguruza, who left Court Suzanne Lenglen angrily wagging her finger at the crowd. Muguruza was asked after the match about the cries of " forza " - Italian for "come on" - which Mladenovic had uttered after some of her opponent's errors .

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  • England seal semi-final spot
England seal semi-final spot

However, Alex Hales and Joe Root put up a strong partnership with totals of 56 and 64 respectively, while Jos Buttler also enjoyed a good day with the bat as he registered 61. "I thought we were a bit unlucky". Ball, who had already bowled opener Luke Ronchi for a golden duck, then saw off the visiting captain's third-wicket partner Ross Taylor ...

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  • Austin Dillon's Fuel-Mileage Gamble Leads To Huge Win At Coca-Cola 600
Austin Dillon's Fuel-Mileage Gamble Leads To Huge Win At Coca-Cola 600

Ryan Blaney passed Kevin Harvick on a restart with three laps to go to win the Xfinity Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway . It's only the second time a Ford has won the pole in the last 16 Cup races at Charlotte . "And then, lapped traffic is just so tough here". And that's what matters to the 2017 Coca-Cola 600 victor. "It's a good...

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  • Underused Indian goddess: Critics hate Baywatch but not Priyanka Chopra
Underused Indian goddess: Critics hate Baywatch but not Priyanka Chopra

Seth Gordon's Baywatch goes on the shelf with Dax Shepard's Chips as another unnecessary big-screen adaptation of a vaguely remembered TV show, films that aren't quite self-aware enough to pull off the meta-joyride of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller's magnificent 21 Jump Street pictures.

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  • Curry and Durant make Warriors tough to beat
Curry and Durant make Warriors tough to beat

The problem is, Golden State is both defining these times and of these times. And yet, Durant's ability to be more than Batman to Russell Westbrook's Robin all those years in Oklahoma City - to be, in fact, the star of stars with Golden State - has demanded a look with fresh eyes.

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  • Kerber Ousted, Kvitova Triumphs on French Open First Day
Kerber Ousted, Kvitova Triumphs on French Open First Day

The 31st-seeded Vinci, most famous for ending Williams' hopes of a calendar year Grand Slam by beating her in the semifinals at Flushing Meadows in 2015, lost to Rio Olympics gold medalist Monica Puig 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. "My team was there". "Thank you for everything, you helped me through this hard time", added Kvitova, who will face either Betha...

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  • America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds
America's Cup racing postponed again due to high winds

Remember the upper wind limit for racing is a 24 knot average (which means gusts higher than this). Team New Zealand are now in a race against time to get back on the water today, although Peter Burling, the helmsman, insists the “significant damage” to their Americas Cup Class boat is repairable.

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  • Warriors' Draymond Green weighs in on best-player debate
Warriors' Draymond Green weighs in on best-player debate

LINE HISTORY: The Warriors opened as two-point road favorites following Sunday's convincing win in Game 2 and the public continues to bet them which has pushed the point spread up to 3.5. A lot of fans are hoping they'll watch the Dubs clinch the title. "No, we made that mistake of circling 73 and worrying about the wrong thing before", Green sa...

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  • Peter Laviolette asks Nashville Predators fans to stop throwing catfish
Peter Laviolette asks Nashville Predators fans to stop throwing catfish

The enthusiasm for the moment is clearly not lost in translation, even if there's no immediate way to know what was said besides " Pekka Rinne! ". After a solid performance in Game 3, Rinne made this sequence of unbelievable saves in Game 4 that have his name back in the Conn Smythe conversation.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors 2017
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors 2017

SMITH ( Cavaliers): The Cleveland guard has played poorly (three points in 42 total minutes) so far in the finals. A 150-point game isn't even out of reach. Obviously that doesn't happen every time. Yet, it is always interesting to watch the two very best teams in the National Basketball Association square off against one another to examine ...

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  • Nebraska State Soccer Association investigating tournament
Nebraska State Soccer Association investigating tournament

The Springfield Soccer Club has disqualified a team because they think one of the players "looks like a boy" according to Pink News. Omaha's Azzuri Cachorros girls club soccer team had advanced to a Springfield tournament's semifinals when it was suddenly disqualified over the weekend.

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  • LeBron James Responds To Kevin Durant Question With Incredibly Cocky Answer
LeBron James Responds To Kevin Durant Question With Incredibly Cocky Answer

Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more risky this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant .

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  • Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray
Need to learn from US Open defeat to Nishikori, says Murray

Brad Gilbert, one of Murray's former coaches, wrote a book called "Winning Ugly" about his approach to beating players with more ability than him. But it was Nishikori who took the early initiative. Nishikori, meanwhile, has long had a reputation for ¬physical fragility, at least in comparison with the other leading men. Verdasco knocked out Ge...

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  • Pekka Rinne on Finnish announcer's insane save call in Game 4
Pekka Rinne on Finnish announcer's insane save call in Game 4

Gaudreau's tally came 3:45 into the period on a wraparound, but there was no goal signal on the ice at the time. That put the NHL's "war room" in Toronto into action. Predators' goalie Pekka Rinne stood tall, turning away 23 shots. Arvidsson doubled the Predators' lead with 6:52 left in the second period, scoring on a breakaway after Fisher...

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  • Manchester City to fight Liverpool and Chelsea for Southampton defender
Manchester City to fight Liverpool and Chelsea for Southampton defender

Bertrand came through the youth ranks at Chelsea but was forced to spend several years out on loan at various clubs after struggling to establish himself in the first team squad. Jurgen Klopp may also push for the England international's signature but the Reds understand a deal is unlikely to be struck with van Dijk strongly linked with a move to...

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  • Cincinnati Reds Player Scooter Gennett Makes Home Run History
Cincinnati Reds Player Scooter Gennett Makes Home Run History

Gennett, the Reds' utility man, became just the 17th Major League Baseball player in history to hit four home runs in a game . Thompson was at the game with his baseball team - the Fairfield Reds - when Gennett hit the homer, his mother Angel Thompson said.

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  • Crowd makes me cry, says happy Mladenovic after beating defending champion Muguruza
Crowd makes me cry, says happy Mladenovic after beating defending champion Muguruza

Muguruza , who was seeded No. 4 in Paris , beat Serena Williams in the French Open final past year. That happened less than an hour after defending champion Garbine Muguruza was beaten 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 by 13th-seeded Kristina Mladenovic at Court Suzanne Lenglen.

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