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Pocono 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Pocono

Pocono 400: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Pocono

With drivers like Kevin Harvick , Kyle Busch , Denny Hamlin , Matt Kenseth and technically Joey Logano yet to get a playoff eligible victory, those Playoff spots are looking to be hard to come by...

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Bacsinszky takes semi-final defeat in her stride

Bacsinszky takes semi-final defeat in her stride

Attention turned exclusively to the women's competition on Thursday, and Halep thrived under the spotlight as the tournament's third seed defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to progress to her ...

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Major League Baseball notes: McCullers joins parade of Astros pitchers on DL

Major League Baseball notes: McCullers joins parade of Astros pitchers on DL

After a couple of weeks of rest, he is good to go on Monday and will look for his fifth win of the year as Houston hosts Texas. He's 6-1, with a 2.58 ERA. Musgrove would leave the game on the hook f...

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Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

Australia denied victory over Bangladesh by washout at The Oval

But Aussie skipper Steve Smith said there could have been a "bit more urgency" to get the covers off when the rain stopped, with his team just four overs away from securing a much-needed tournament ...

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Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

And ... replays showed he had. Both were joined by Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith in getting technical fouls with 3:08 remaining in the second quarter before cooler heads prevailed, although James yel...

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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant

The Warriors were back in form Monday, with Durant scoring a Finals career-high 39 points, seven rebounds and five assists. "I have no reason to put my head down", James said. The 2017 NBA Finals ...

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Warriors hold 71-60 lead at half in NBA Finals Game 5

The Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals , clinching their second title in three years and their fifth in team history, avenging the loss to Cleveland after...

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Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

So we made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more ", added James, via ESPN . Now, a fourth one seems almost as distant with the scary-good Warriors just gettin...

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Warriors beat Cavaliers to win NBA Finals

From the Bay all the way to OKC. Kevin Durant , maligned for leaving a good team to join a great one, listened to the cheers rain down from the Oracle Arena rafters Monday night, finally an Natio...

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French Open champion Rafael Nadal

French Open champion Rafael Nadal

After falling at the final hurdle against Roger Federer at the Australian Open this year, the Spaniard returned to his throne with a 10th French Open title, making him the first player in the Op...

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Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes

Ireland boost prospects with Austria draw but Serbia equaliser dents Wales hopes

Both sides then went hunting a victor, with Ramsey drawing a smart save from Stojkovic and Mitrovic acrobatically volleying wide. Wayne Hennessey had to race out of his penalty area to complete on...

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Murray wins Olympic final repeat in third round of French Open

Murray wins Olympic final repeat in third round of French Open

His best Roland Garros performance is making the quarter-finals in 2015. Reflecting on his missed opportunities, Del Potro said: "When you play the best players, they give you very few opportuniti...

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Draymond Green, Steve Kerr and the technical foul controversy

Draymond Green, Steve Kerr and the technical foul controversy

We later learned that the first half technical was called on Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr . On Thursday, Green had some choice words for the people who heckled his mother following the Warriors...

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James spectacular again, but his efforts not enough for Cavs

The Warriors secured a 129-120 victory on Monday to take their second title in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the play-offs. Meanwhile, Cleveland's LeBron James led the Cavs wi...

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Cristiano Ronaldo charged with €14.7m tax fraud

Cristiano Ronaldo charged with €14.7m tax fraud

The economic crime arm of Madrid's Provincial Prosecutor's Office filed a complaint on Tuesday against the Portugal global for allegedly committing four crimes between 2011 and 2014. A four-time Bal...

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Golden State Warriors become NBA champions with 129-120 win over Cavaliers

He punctuated that season with his famed "Baby Hook" to win Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Boston, giving the Lakers a 3-1 lead before they finished off their rivals two games later. But this year, he ...

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Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 NBA championship

Warriors defeat Cavaliers to win 2017 NBA championship

Kyle Korver's 3-pointer pulled the Cavaliers within 108-102 but dunks by Durant and Andre Iguodala boosted Golden State's lead to 112-102 and the Warriors kept Cleveland at bay, a Durant ...

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Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch National Basketball Association title

Kevin Durant has 21 points and Steph Curry has 20 for the Warriors, who are two quarters away from their second championship in three years. Golden State coach Steve Kerr wants the Warriors to ...

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Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial

Rickie Fowler in contention at Memorial

Upon returning, Dufner took two shots to get within 30 feet for par. Sunday night, he cited two unlikely shots at the 18th hole - his long par putt to win and his eagle holeout on Friday - as what pro...

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MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch

MLB Draft 2017: How, when, and where to watch

Drew Saylor played at Kent State and in 2006, he was one of four players on that year's team who was drafted. "Everyone that's been a huge influence on and off the field in my life has really helped m...

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