• 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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  • Reports Of Warriors Skipping White House Visit Appear To Be Fake News
Reports Of Warriors Skipping White House Visit Appear To Be Fake News

The Warriors , powered by 39 points from Kevin Durant and 34 from Stephen Curry , beat defending champions Cleveland 129-120 yesterday to win the best-of-seven NBA Finals four games to one, avenging their loss to the Cavaliers in last year's final.

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  • Birmingham feels like Punjab: Yuvraj Singh ahead of Champions Trophy semifinal
Birmingham feels like Punjab: Yuvraj Singh ahead of Champions Trophy semifinal

England , who were brilliant in the group stages, wasted a steady start, thanks to the immaculate line and length of the bowlers, who were right on the coin throughout the match. Pakistan bowled and fielded tightly to restrict the hosts to a paltry total of 211 all out and the lowest-ranked team in the tournament knocked off the runs in style with...

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  • Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling
Curry, Durant look to keep Warriors rolling

Stephen Curry added 34 points, 10 assists, six rebounds and three steals as Golden State closed out their second title in three years after squandering a 3-1 lead a year ago to the Cavs to miss a repeat. He's so great , joining that team , to me, was nearly unfair", Smith said per The Washington Post . They're going to have to get me down from ...

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  • LeBron James Won't Play In 3-On-3 At Olympics
LeBron James Won't Play In 3-On-3 At Olympics

The Golden State Warriors have some wheeling and dealing to do, but prized assets Kevin Durant and Steph Curry are ready to commit to the National Basketball Association champions. Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together and the different kind of ceremonies that have happened around championship-winning teams.

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  • LeBron James' finals triple double history doesn't ease loss
LeBron James' finals triple double history doesn't ease loss

That's what the Cavaliers must do after falling to the Warriors in the final for the second time in three seasons, having rallied from 3-1 down a year ago to win the crown when James led the series in points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks-another unprecedented feat.

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  • NBA Draft 2017: How many picks do Warriors have?
NBA Draft 2017: How many picks do Warriors have?

I put in work, I just had to trust in it. Durant didnt really need a hard sell that day in the Hamptons. The team issued the statement following multiple reports that the Warriors had voted unanimously against making a White House trip.

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  • Trump may sack special counsel in Russian Federation inquiry, says friend
Trump may sack special counsel in Russian Federation inquiry, says friend

Rosenstein repeatedly conveyed his support for Mueller's role at a Senate hearing, held the morning after a close friend of President Donald Trump was quoted in a television interview as saying he was considering dismissing Mueller. Rosenstein, who has the sole ability to fire Mueller given that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himsel...

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  • Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House
Warriors reportedly will skip visit to Trump's White House

The Warriors' rejection of the White House's invitation builds on the sentiment expressed by several New England Patriots who announced they would not attend the Trump White House ceremony in April. Back in 2015, the Warriors did pay a visit to a Barack Obama-governed White House after capturing the organization's first title in 40 years. The tra...

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