• Captain Virat Kohli Pleased with India's Winning Start
Captain Virat Kohli Pleased with India's Winning Start

Rohit Sharma (91) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) gave a steady start to their side. Left-hander Yuvraj smashed a rapid 53 while helping Kohli add 93 for the third wicket in a mere 59 deliveries. But how can there be any criticism when Yuvraj, 35 or not, bats like this and wins matches for India? Nonetheless, Kohli said, he does enjoy the compet...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive in National Basketball Association finals
Cleveland Cavaliers top Golden State Warriors to stay alive in National Basketball Association finals

The Finals will head to Oakland for Game 5, with the Warriors able to clinch an National Basketball Association title with a win. Against the Warriors previous year, they became the first National Basketball Association team to erase a 3-1 deficit in the Finals and win the championship.

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  • South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153
South Africa's Rabada and Parnell dismiss England for 153

Encouraging for South Africa is the emergence of all-rounders such as Chris Morris and Andile Phehlukwayo , picked primarily for their bowling ability but who have shown big-match temperament as lower-order batsmen in tense run chases.

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  • Perfect shot; Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead
Perfect shot; Durant's late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 finals lead

That's the only sanctuary left for the Cleveland Cavaliers , the defending champs whose playoff slogan - "Defend the Land" - was no match for the reality of these NBA Finals . Durant lost to James and the Miami Heat when he was with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 Finals, and didn't make it back until this year.

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  • Young England side snatch dramatic late win in Argentina test
Young England side snatch dramatic late win in Argentina test

At the other end of the scale, captain Dylan Hartley won his 85th cap, overtaking Martin Johnson to become the third-equal most capped England worldwide of all time alongside Rory Underwood and Lawrence Dallaglio, and with only Jason Leonard and Jonny Wilkinson now in front of him.

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  • Volquez's bid for second straight no-hitter ends quickly
Volquez's bid for second straight no-hitter ends quickly

Volquez (3-7) allowed three hits, struck out eight and walked two while winning his third straight start. The former top prospect was knocked around for a total of nine runs and 13 hits over 10 innings in losses to the Mets in his last two turns and yielded three home runs at NY on Saturday.

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  • LeBron James Responds To Kevin Durant Question With Incredibly Cocky Answer
LeBron James Responds To Kevin Durant Question With Incredibly Cocky Answer

LeBron James and J.R. Smith both ended up on the court in the fourth quarter of Game 4 Friday night after colliding while chasing down a fast break. The presence of Durant, instead of Barnes, is the most visible difference between the Warriors of last June and the Warriors of today.

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  • Stokes, Wood shine as England down Proteas in thrilling second ODI
Stokes, Wood shine as England down Proteas in thrilling second ODI

England all-rounder Ben Stokes urged the tournament hosts to maintain their momentum heading into the Champions Trophy after a dramatic series victory over South Africa at Southampton on Saturday. Stokes completed his hundred with a scampered two only to hole out at long-off, giving Maharaj a wicket at last in his final over. Stokes' first ...

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  • Durant's late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers
Durant's late heroics power Warriors over Cavaliers

Irving added 38 points, six rebounds, and three assists, and in total, it wasn't enough. Cavs fans couldn't have asked for more than they got from LeBron James and Kyrie Irving on Wednesday night. But coming back from 3-0 deficit against an even more talented Warriors team than the one they needed seven games to beat a year ago is a diffe...

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  • Longhorns in the NBA Playoffs: The NBA Finals
Longhorns in the NBA Playoffs: The NBA Finals

He recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists for tonight's win, and surpassed Magic Johnson for most triple-doubles on the all-time NBA Finals list. They scored 116 points in this game and still have a chokehold on this series, up three games to one. In case last season's historic Finals comeback wasn't proof enough, these Cavs have a cha...

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  • NBA Playoffs: Kyrie, Cavs Go Epic In Game 4
NBA Playoffs: Kyrie, Cavs Go Epic In Game 4

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Warriors 137-116 in Game 4 of the Finals on Friday night to avoid elimination. Curry said the Warriors will be ready to answer the Cavaliers raising their game. "We have a great opportunity to give ourself another opportunity to keep going". Love's role will be one of several cat-and-mouse games these ...

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  • Durant rallies Warriors to bring title within reach
Durant rallies Warriors to bring title within reach

During the second half, Green was ejected for picking up his second technical. Deron Williams actually scored a bucket. He was not ejected, but a fan was tossed for getting into a verbal altercation with the Warriors' bench. Even his detractors had to look on in awe Friday night as he recorded his ninth Finals triple-double, which pushed hi...

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  • Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy
Blackcaps crash to heavy defeat to hosts England at Champions Trophy

Victory saw England , who beat Bangladesh by eight wickets at the Oval in their Group A opener, into the last four of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day worldwide (ODI) teams regardless of the result of their last pool fixture against archrivals Australia at Edgbaston on Saturday last week.

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  • Stanley Cup Finals: Conor Sheary scores on birthday, Phil Kessel adds on
Stanley Cup Finals: Conor Sheary scores on birthday, Phil Kessel adds on

Rinne last just one period tonight, as he was replaced by Juuse Saros at the start of the second period. The team is trying to take a 3-2 lead in a tied series, and is looking to head back to Nashville with the chance to clinch the series and their second-straight Stanley Cup title.

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  • Cavaliers Take Game 4 - Is There Another Miracle On Sight?
Cavaliers Take Game 4 - Is There Another Miracle On Sight?

The opening salvo alone was historic: Cleveland scored 49 points in the first quarter between seven different players, in all scoring points on 23 of the team's 28 possessions, according to John Schuhmann of NBA .com. "Defensively he's been really good, so we'll continue to ride this wave going into Golden State on Monday ". The Cavaliers score...

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  • Cavs halt Warriors flawless post-season, party in Game 4
Cavs halt Warriors flawless post-season, party in Game 4

Just take a look at the incredible offensive numbers Cleveland had to put up to avoid a sweep in the NBA Finals on Friday night. It then dropped another 37 in the second, giving the Cavs another Finals record for most points in a half.

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  • Crosby, Penguins Rout Predators 6-0 In Stanley Cup Final Game 5
Crosby, Penguins Rout Predators 6-0 In Stanley Cup Final Game 5

Colton Sissons (#10), goalie Juuse Saros (#74) and P.K. Subban (#76) of the Nashville Predators look on after allowing a fifth goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period in Game Five of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at PPG PAINTS Arena on June 8, 2017 in Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania.

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  • Nola shines as Phillies stay hot, beat Braves 3-1
Nola shines as Phillies stay hot, beat Braves 3-1

Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, June 5, 2017, in Atlanta . "It doesn't have the same action he had past year and we've got to figure that out", he said. Mackanin said he was not ready to announce Neshek would take the closer's role fr...

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  • Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game
Scooter Gennett makes Major League Baseball history with 5 hit, 4-homer game

That shot went halfway up the right field bleachers. His first hit on Tuesday was a bloop to left that fell to drive in the game's first run. Overpowering closer Craig Kimbrel struck out big-hitting rookie Aaron Judge on a 99 miles per hour fastball to finish it.

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  • Argentina beats Brazil 1-0 in friendly before 95000 fans
Argentina beats Brazil 1-0 in friendly before 95000 fans

The goal came on the stroke of half-time thanks to a tap from Gabriel Mercado . The Football Association of Singapore released footage on Saturday showing the team, including Messi and Otamendi , arriving from Melbourne where they had beaten top-ranked Brazil in a " Superclassico " game.

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