• National Basketball Association title a vindication for Warriors' Durant
National Basketball Association title a vindication for Warriors' Durant

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Steve Kerr will be back to coach the 2017-18 season. He provided the crucial difference in this matchup putting down fantastic numbers, and what is more important being constant on both sides of the floor in every game.

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  • JR Smith was everything we ever wanted in Game 5
JR Smith was everything we ever wanted in Game 5

It was the first career National Basketball Association title for Durant, who left Oklahoma City last July to join the Warriors amid expectations he and Golden State would fill trophy cases. Kyrie Irving followed up his 40-point gem in Game 4 with 26 points but shot 9 for 22. They finished one victory short of the NBA's first flawless postseas...

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  • Warriors on brink of NBA Finals history after thrilling Game 3 win
Warriors on brink of NBA Finals history after thrilling Game 3 win

Golden State's 118-113 victory over Cleveland was the closest game of the series and the most-watched Game 3 ever on ABC, according to Nielsen numbers announced Thursday. Magic Johnson hit Durant's mark with the "Showtime" Los Angeles Lakers in the 1966-67 season, but he only attempted two three-pointers the entire six-game series.

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  • ICC Champions Trophy defies British weather to reach semi-finals
ICC Champions Trophy defies British weather to reach semi-finals

In the bowling stocks, Mark Wood has been sensational since his return from a lengthy injury layoff. They defeated New Zealand and shared points with Australia in a rain-affected match. After winning the toss and electing to field, the visitors didn't have luck on their side early on but they made some of their own with some stunning fielding a...

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  • Kane frustrated by England defeat
Kane frustrated by England defeat

France had fought back to lead 2-1 at halftime, after defenders Samuel Umtiti and Djibril Sidibe each scored their first goal for their country. Only a fine stop from goalkeeper Jack Butland in injury time , and the crossbar earlier, denied Mbappe his first global goal.

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  • Malkin makes case as greatest Russian-born player in National Hockey League history
Malkin makes case as greatest Russian-born player in National Hockey League history

At least that's what this little Predators fan would tell you if you expressed your sadness to her about the loss. Dean Lombardi appeared poised to win more championships. This playoff year, they didn't have Kris Letang , their only all-star on defence, in the lineup. There's no denying Lemieux's physical talent and how dominant he was in his ...

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  • Warriors are 2017 NBA Champions
Warriors are 2017 NBA Champions

At a subsequent news conference, he responded to a question about criticism over joining the already-powerful Warriors by saying , "Yeah, I hear all the narratives throughout the season that I was joining, I was hopping on bandwagons, I was letting everybody else do the work".

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  • Scotland 2 England 2: Kane rescues point amid late drama
Scotland 2 England 2: Kane rescues point amid late drama

A tense Group F encounter burst into life in the closing stages as Leigh Griffiths scored two late free-kicks to put Scotland into a 2-1 lead after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had opened the scoring. There was a free kick we shouldn't concede and then two moments of real quality from Griffiths. England remain top of Group F in the qualifying ...

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  • Pakistan set up England semi-final
Pakistan set up England semi-final

While England , favourites to lift the title at the start of the tournament, have put in convincing displays throughout - beating Bangladesh , New Zealand and Australia en route to the final four - Pakistan's path has been rather more undulating.

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  • Dustin Johnson's pre-US Open schedule includes Paulina Gretzky giving birth
Dustin Johnson's pre-US Open schedule includes Paulina Gretzky giving birth

Paulina did give birth to a boy on Monday. Gretzky was scheduled to have a C-section on Monday, allowing hubby to be by her side for the delivery and get into Wisconsin for his early morning golf date on Thursday with Martin Kaymer and Jordan Spieth .

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  • Warriors Fans Take To The Streets To Celebrate NBA Championship
Warriors Fans Take To The Streets To Celebrate NBA Championship

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts toward referee Dan Crawford (43) as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) looks on during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif ., Monday, June 12, 2017.

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  • Shooting in Virginia: What we know
Shooting in Virginia: What we know

Trump, a Republican, said in a statement that he and Vice President Mike Pence were monitoring developments closely. President Trump said on Twitter that Scalise "was badly injured but will fully recover". Rep. Steve Scalise, the majority whip , was one of the individuals shot . Paul told the network that Capitol Police officers saved many ...

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  • Republican House Whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia shooting
Republican House Whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia shooting

Six Lincoln police officers were assigned to keep watch and, Fortenberry said , another four officers were sent to the scene at Lincoln Southwest High School as the evening proceeded. Rep. Mo Brooks , an Alabama Republican, said that Scalise had what appeared to be "a hip wound". "He was not able to move under his own power". Then came an exp...

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  • Google marks ICC Champions Trophy with its addictive doodle
Google marks ICC Champions Trophy with its addictive doodle

He has got the most handsome seam position I have ever seen in global cricket . Jadhav further said the team's preparation has been good and personally, he is raring to go. However, their batting line-up could prove to be a weakness for Pakistan . Irfan, who was India's frontline pacer with his swing bowling in the 2004 tour of Pakistan , ...

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  • Ratings for Predators - Penguins Stanley Cup Final peak in Pittsburgh
Ratings for Predators - Penguins Stanley Cup Final peak in Pittsburgh

And maybe better than some of those combinations. Murray is the first goaltender in National Hockey League history to win the clinching game for the Stanley Cup in each of his first two seasons. " Pittsburgh has no first-round picks anymore", he added. Stars have a powerful presence, and it takes another strong personality to coach them. "It...

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  • Sidney Crosby fans celebrate Cup win with pilgrimage to famous dryer
Sidney Crosby fans celebrate Cup win with pilgrimage to famous dryer

Carl Hagelin cemented the win by scoring into an empty net with 14 seconds left. "You'll be one of very few Pens fans, there were maybe a thousand of us", McManus said. The first time they reached this glorious achievement was back in 1991, then one year later in 1992, and afterward they were waiting for 17 years to win again.

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  • Premier League fixtures: Headache for Klopp as Liverpool face big guns early
Premier League fixtures: Headache for Klopp as Liverpool face big guns early

The festive season sees the Blues take on Brighton & Hove Albion on Boxing Day and Arsenal (away) on New Years Day , while they finish the season with clashes against Liverpool at home and Newcastle at St James' Park. The Manchester derbies were meant to decide last season's Premier League - but it didn't work out like that. - ...

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  • Arsenal's 2017/18 Premier League fixtures in full
Arsenal's 2017/18 Premier League fixtures in full

Brighton host Manchester City while the other Premier League newcomers, Huddersfield , open at Crystal Palace . The Terriers, back among English football's big boys for the first time in 45 years, face Chelsea , Everton , Manchester City and Arsenal in an intimidating run-in.

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  • French Open final place is perfect birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko
French Open final place is perfect birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

Halep has played back-to-back three set matches and seems to have gotten stronger in both of the final sets, which is a positive sign considering she has a long history of letting frustration takeover matches. It looked like the same might happen in the third set when Bacsinszky fought back from 3-1 to 3-3 but Ostapenko had learned her lesson and c...

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  • French Open 2017: Djokovic considers break from tennis after shock exit
French Open 2017: Djokovic considers break from tennis after shock exit

Nadal now has a 76-2 win-loss record at Roland Garros with his only defeats coming against Robin Soderling in the fourth round in 2009 and Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals. In women's singles event, reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza crashed out in the last 16 to home favourite Kristina Mladenovic who beat her 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

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