• Nobody's perfect - Cavaliers thump Warriors to avoid sweep
Nobody's perfect - Cavaliers thump Warriors to avoid sweep

It forces a Game 5 in the best-of-seven series and denies the Warriors - who lead the series 3-1 - the chance to become the first team in National Basketball Association history to go undefeated throughout the playoffs. This was on display in the first three games when it surrendered a combined 99 points in transition to the Warriors . ...

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  • Warriors fall to red-hot Cavs
Warriors fall to red-hot Cavs

The Cavs came out aggressive in a must-win game against the Warriors to stay alive. In doing so they scored more points in a quarter than any other team in post-season history when they plundered 49 in the opening 12 minutes. No team has escaped a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA playoff series in 126 tries and the Warriors can claim the crown by winning ...

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  • Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from Game 4 loss
Warriors confident in ability to bounce back from Game 4 loss

No team has ever recovered from the 3-0 deficit facing the Cavaliers this year. "We have to take one game at a time. I don't know. I can't explain it". But after the game when Kerr was asked to talk about the officiating, he wasn't going to take the bait of possibly being fined. The Cavaliers cooled off in the early portion of the third quart...

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  • Ostapenko levels French Open final against Halep
Ostapenko levels French Open final against Halep

She also became the first-ever Latvian to win a Major. But Ostapenko rallied, just as she would against two much more experienced players - the 2011 United States Open champion Sam Stosur in the fourth round and the former world No. Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko (right) and Romania's Simona Halep pose for photographs with their trophies after th...

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  • 3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Olympics
3-on-3 basketball added to 2020 Olympics

In another move toward urban youth sports, BMX Freestyle cycling will join the Olympic program for the first time among a "net increase of 15 events". Of them, 48.8 percent will be women, the highest ratio in Olympic history. They have also added a mixed relay in the triathlon and mixed doubles in table tennis.

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  • Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal
Sailing: Japan knocked out in America's Cup semifinal

It's pretty hard when any person goes overboard to get these boats around the track". "The opportunity for the sport is much bigger than we realise", he said. "Before Nath went off it was shaping up to be a really close top mark", said Burling, himself an Olympic gold and silver medalist who went head-to-head with Outteridge in the London and Rio...

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  • Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4
Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4

And when they finally got a close one, they showed why their roster is the envy of just about every other team, with the long-range shooting of Durant, Curry and Klay Thompson , and the defensive wizardry of Draymond Green and 2015 NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala .

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  • Things We Learned in Game 4
Things We Learned in Game 4

The saying goes that you don't question the heart of a champion and in the crazed rush to place the Warriors in historical context it gets forgotten that the Cavaliers are the reigning champions and they weren't going to just roll over. Irving was 5-for-8 on contested 3s and dazzled in his ability to get around the smothering defense of Klay Tho...

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  • CT17: Kohli showers praising words on Yuvi, Pandya after defeating Pakistan
CT17: Kohli showers praising words on Yuvi, Pandya after defeating Pakistan

Further after being congratulated for his limited yet astounding ground presence, Pandya said that he was intimated that he's going to bat next to Yuvraj Singh . It was a good all-round performance by Pandya as he later took 2 wickets in his 8-over spell. Then Kohli took over and with Rohit carried on the innings.

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive
Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive

If I felt better, I was going to do it". So, we see everything. A winning effort will earn the Warriors their second National Basketball Association title in three years, and only the fourth in franchise history going back to the founding of the league in 1949.

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  • Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying
Kane rescues draw for England against Scotland in qualifying

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given England the lead in the 70th minute after some poor Scotland defending but Griffiths picked the ideal moment to break his worldwide duck in his 13th cap. But England made the breakthrough with 20 minutes remaining. Lallana produced some good skill in the 40th minute when he collected a Kane pass and burst i...

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  • French Open 2017: Nadal sets up final against Wawrinka
French Open 2017: Nadal sets up final against Wawrinka

Well, perhaps he should brush up. Wawrinka has a temperament and class for big matches and is expected to provide Rafael Nadal a tough fight. Yes, he most certainly could, winning his 10th titles in Monte Carlo & Barcelona respectively, while adding a 5th title to his Madrid Masters collection.

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  • Pens edge closer to Stanley Cup
Pens edge closer to Stanley Cup

It's hard to say how the next game will go if Pittsburgh can figure out how to score in Nashville, it may actually be a close game. Secondary ScoringOur players had a will to win. Pittsburgh has gotten better, though, as the series has gone along. Nearly exactly one year ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins hosted a Game 6 watch party at their hom...

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  • Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open
Nadal's no good with numbers? He seeks No. 10 at French Open

Should Nadal win, he would extend a record he already holds, becoming the first man in history to win 10 grand slam singles titles at the same tournament. "I think it was a mentally tough battle today, especially in five sets against Andy", Wawrinka told reporters. "Whether that was down to me being a little bit slower in the fifth set or whate...

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  • Mets overcome Cabrera's error to beat Brewers 5-4 in 12
Mets overcome Cabrera's error to beat Brewers 5-4 in 12

When Pill left the game, the Mets had a 2-1 lead, the result of back-to-back doubles by Curtis Granderson and Asdrubal Cabrera in the fifth and a bases-loaded walk by Jose Reyes shortly thereafter. Thames tripled leading off the top of the fifth, but Milwaukee hitters produced a foul-out to third from Perez, a strikeout looking from Shaw , an...

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  • Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open
Jelena Ostapenko beats Simona Halep to win French Open

She stormed to the last five games, officially winning her first grand slam title by crushing a backhand return victor down the line. "I still can not believe I am the Roland Garros champion and I'm only 20", said Ostapenko, who showed no nerves and never deviated from her simple, devastating gameplan of attack, attack, attack.

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  • Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late England leveller
Kane silences Scotland's celebration with late England leveller

SCOTLAND won the Rous Cup after Richard Gough's looping header earned a first home win over the Auld Enemy for nine years. The draw leaves England three points clear at the top of Group F and still on course to reach the finals in Russian Federation next year, while Scotland sit in fourth spot three points behind second-placed Slovenia.

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  • LeBron James weighs in on the fairness of this Warriors 'super team'
LeBron James weighs in on the fairness of this Warriors 'super team'

The shot symbolically represents the changing of the guard in the National Basketball Association; the moment KD surpassed King James as the game's best player. It is nice that James still includes Cleveland on that list, a relief for the fan base, with rumors already circulating that he will end his career in Los Angeles - either on the Clippers w...

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  • CT 2017: Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj
CT 2017: Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj

After a promising start, led mostly by quick Mohammad Amir, Pakistan allowed India - through Virat Kohli's unbeaten 81 and Yuvraj Singh's quickfire 53 - to pile on an avalanche of runs in the late overs. Defending Rohit Sharma for his slow paced innings, Kolhi said, "Rohit was taking a bit of time, understandably so, because he was coming...

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  • Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons
Nadal shrugs off perfect 10 as history beckons

Andy Murray leaves Paris a beaten man but in significantly better shape than when he arrived after falling just short of another grand slam final. The Spaniard believes his proudest moment came at the all time low of his career in 2012 and 2013 when it seemed certain that his career-long battle against knee and wrist injuries would finally b...

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