• Golden State Warriors Allegedly Opt to Skip Customary White House Visit
Golden State Warriors Allegedly Opt to Skip Customary White House Visit

But it turns out Durant did have something to say about the Grammy-winning superstar, who is an unabashed fan of LeBron James and during Game 1 of the NBA Finals yelled "brick" when Durant was at the free throw line. From my eyes, they're built to last a few years". Adding George alongside James and Kyrie Irving would be a definite impr...

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  • Penguins will not turn down invite to White House
Penguins will not turn down invite to White House

After handily beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals on Monday, the Golden State Warriors have made a decision to skip the traditional post-championship White House visit after a unanimous vote, according to reports. Cleveland, led by superstar LeBron James, have one trophy from 2016 after clashing with the Warriors in an unpr...

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  • Stars want to keep Warriors together
Stars want to keep Warriors together

Mary High School in Akron, he plans to "always push forward and not look backwards" during the offseason and ready himself for the pursuit of an eighth straight trip to The Finals. "The Pittsburgh Penguins would never turn down a visit to the White House and, if invited, we would go as a team", David Morehouse said Tuesday in a prepared statement...

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  • Derek Carr Comments on Return to Raiders Practice After Leg Surgery
Derek Carr Comments on Return to Raiders Practice After Leg Surgery

The rest of the group-DeAndre Washington, 24, Jalen Richard , 23 and Elijah Hood , 21-have two years of National Football League experience between them. "It's been really cool to sit back and learn from him", Richard said. They've even enlisted high-profile NY sports attorney James Quinn to take on the crusade despite plans already in the works...

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  • Simona Halep defeats Karolina Pliskova in French Open semifinals
Simona Halep defeats Karolina Pliskova in French Open semifinals

The third-seeded Halep beat No. 2 Karolina Pliskova on Thursday to reach the French Open final, where she will face the unseeded Jelena Ostapenko . Halep reunited with Cahill in Madrid after the Adelaide mentor walked away following her mid-match emotion in Miami. Svitolina, who herself had come back from trailing 5-2 in the third set of her...

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  • India captain Virat Kohli says 'not taking anything for granted' against Bangladesh
India captain Virat Kohli says 'not taking anything for granted' against Bangladesh

Chandika Hathurasingha, whose coaching has been as integral to Bangladesh's rise as the experience accumulated by a gifted generation of players, will try and ensure that his charges stay cool, especially against an India team seldom fazed by the marquee occasion.

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  • Stephen Curry Says He Probably Wouldn't Visit Donald Trump, White House
Stephen Curry Says He Probably Wouldn't Visit Donald Trump, White House

To be back here, bring ol' Larry back home , I'm just excited to do something special. Durant appeared to commit his third foul on the play, but the officials let it go and the game quickly turned. After getting his own back this time around, Durant said: "He averaged a triple-double - you just can't stop the guy - but we got him". "They c...

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  • India's Kohli reclaims top spot in ODI batting
India's Kohli reclaims top spot in ODI batting

The 28-year-old hit a blistering 81 as India drubbed arch-rivals Pakistan in their Champions Trophy opener, before anchoring their modest chase to perfection against South Africa. English bowlers Ben Stokes and Liam Plunkett are now in their career best 20th spot and 9th spot respectively. He overtakes South Africa's Imran Tahir at the top of the...

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  • Takeaways from Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Game 5
Takeaways from Cavaliers vs. Warriors NBA Finals Game 5

After getting his own back this time around, Durant said: " He averaged a triple-double - you just can't stop the guy - but we got him. "I was anxious, I was jittery". He guarded Durant for much of the series, and the Warriors' star averaged 35.2 points on just 21.6 shot attempts per game. "It may be the last thing they say, but they can never ...

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  • #WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit
#WokeWarriors: Golden State Warriors Vote To Skip White House Visit

But throw in a 65-17 regular season, and the Warriors went 81-18 after Kevin Durant joined them, an impressive start to finish after their collapse in last year's Finals that prevented them from winning three straight championships. Durant buried another three on the next possession, the Warriors whipping passes around the floor before it came...

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  • Johnson nominal favourite at wide-open US Open
Johnson nominal favourite at wide-open US Open

An appearance in the U.S. Open isn't the only major event happening in Johnson's life this week. Since then, he's been the best player in the world. He won three events in a row heading into the Masters, the PGA Tour's longest winning streak since Rory McIlroy also won three in a row in the 2014.

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  • Johnson yearns for second major victory
Johnson yearns for second major victory

ERIN, Wis. (AP ) - Determined to avoid the embarrassing rules mess from a year ago, the USGA is shaking up the way it officiates the U.S. Open at Erin Hills . Along with his power, Day is an expert with the short game, which should come in handy around the greens that feature shaved slopes instead of dense rough.

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  • LA Rams trade Greg Robinson to Detroit Lions
LA Rams trade Greg Robinson to Detroit Lions

Robinson has struggled mightily in his first three seasons, which is why the Rams elected to go after Whitworth in free agency. Last season he started at left tackle in all 14 games he played for Los Angeles. Detroit has been using former left guard Joe Dahl at tackle while Decker recovers from shoulder surgery. The Lions have also signed another...

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  • Ryan Bertrand: Gareth Southgate still the man despite England's loss to France
Ryan Bertrand: Gareth Southgate still the man despite England's loss to France

The Three Lions were more like the young Lions in France on Tuesday as they were beaten 3-2 by an equally youthful Les Bleus . The authorities are keen that video referrals should be completed as briskly as possible, with VARs only instructed to overturn on-field decisions if they are clearly wrong rather than officiate every incident from scr...

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  • Darren Baker, Dusty's son, plucked by Nats on draft's Day 3
Darren Baker, Dusty's son, plucked by Nats on draft's Day 3

Snow alertly picked Darren up in the middle of the action, right before Bell scored. And today, when the Washington Nationals selected Darren in the 27th round with the 823rd pick of the MLB Draft, Darren became a part of the same organization that his father manages.

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  • LeBron James says he's never played for a super team
LeBron James says he's never played for a super team

Golden State redefined the meaning of a super team , its personnel dwarfing even the likes of the one James helped to bring together in Miami in 2010 and another that welcomed him in Cleveland in his return to the city in 2014. One would need an incredibly high standard to think LeBron has not played for a super team - the two titles in Mia...

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  • Durant's epic Game 3 winner swiftly on display at Warriors HQ
Durant's epic Game 3 winner swiftly on display at Warriors HQ

When talking about Finals MVP Kevin Durant after the game, Stephen Curry said one title was not the number the pair were thinking about. Cavaliers forward LeBron James , playing in his seventh straight NBA Finals, scored a game-high 41 points and averaged a triple-double in the Finals.

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  • Steph Curry, the Warriors aren't interested in visiting the White House
Steph Curry, the Warriors aren't interested in visiting the White House

Curry, meanwhile, managed a mere 26.8 points on 18.2 shots, 9.4 assists and eight rebounds, numbers that would've garnered him the Bill Russell trophy had this year's Finals been populated by mere mortals. The Cavs shot 62.5 percent from the field, scored 37 points and held a four-point lead. In that search, Durant forged a bond - a togetherness an...

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  • Warriors release statement on possible White House visit
Warriors release statement on possible White House visit

Some members of the New England Patriots were absent from the team's visit to the White House in April, after the team won the Super Bowl the month before, according to ABC . Stephen Curry famously disagreed when Kevin Plank of Under Armour, a company that has signed Curry to an endorsement deal, called Trump an "asset".

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  • India set to be unchanged for Champions Trophy semi-final
India set to be unchanged for Champions Trophy semi-final

All of that might be true, but Bangladesh fans will need to hold up their end of the argument - and that is where this article comes in. Bangladesh were one of the favourites to be the first team to be knocked out at the group stage. The skipper agreed that there is hype around the match but didn't want to classify it as the biggest match i...

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