• Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first
Champions Trophy: Match 11: India win toss, elect to field first

Pakistan, chasing a seemingly modest 237 for victory, were on the brink of defeat at 137 for six. It was Sarfraz´s second impressive innings at Cardiff after the wicket-keeper´s 90 on the same ground past year saw Pakistan chase down a target of 303 against England in a four-wicket win that prevented a 5-0 ODI series whitewash.

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  • India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
India knock out South Africa to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had attributed the win against South Africa to good bowling against a strong side and he would look for another such display against the Lankans on Monday. AB had a quiet tournament but it's the same thing. That needs to change if it is to win anything major in the future. It's as simple as that. De Kock was bowl...

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  • Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

The Cavs narrowed the gap slightly in the third but the Warriors were able to keep their opponents at arm's length to wrap up a second title in three years. In 116 minutes with Pachulia, McGee or West at center (not including garbage time ), the Warriors have allowed 117 points per 100 possessions. A dominant, and tense, second quarter has the...

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  • Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age
Warriors clinch National Basketball Association title to continue golden age

A win would allow the Warriors to celebrate on their home floor after clinching the 2015 title in Cleveland. As players from the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors warmed up for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , members of the musical Hamilton offered a preview of their national anthem set for a few hours later.

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  • Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans
Draymond Green takes shot at Cavaliers fans

Chants of "Draymond sucks!" "They don't seem to be the sharpest people around". While this will have plenty of Clevelanders foaming at the mouth, I can't help but love it. So when he was slapped again in the third, the public address announcer announced that Green was ejected and "Hit the Road Jack" roared over the loud speakers.

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  • Confusion over Draymond Green technical foul lights up social media
Confusion over Draymond Green technical foul lights up social media

Green was allowed to stay in the game Friday night after officials said the first of two technical fouls charged to him had actually been called on coach Steve Kerr . "We informed the table that it was not his second technical foul". For several minutes, however, the only people who seemed to know that in the entire arena were the three officia...

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  • Draymond's mom tweets Game 4 was fixed
Draymond's mom tweets Game 4 was fixed

That meant that Green could stay in the game with just one technical, much to everyone's confusion. Durant is averaging 34 points, 10 rebounds and six assists through three games of the 2017 NBA Finals versus the Cavaliers. Check out the play in question below, and remember Game 5 is tonight at 9pm from Oracle Arena. We later learned that the f...

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  • Kyrie Irving explains how he views elimination games
Kyrie Irving explains how he views elimination games

But in the 126 instances where National Basketball Association teams have fallen behind 3-0, none have recovered to win the series. The most expensive tickets in the NBA's history were purchased for Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors .

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  • Warriors' Kevin Durant is unanimous 2017 Finals MVP victor
Warriors' Kevin Durant is unanimous 2017 Finals MVP victor

He dedicated the trophy to his mother Wanda in his remarks. "I was anxious and jittery and I just wanted to leave it all out there", Durant told ESPN's Doris Burke minutes after the game ended. The team that is the aggressor normally gets the benefit of the whistle and that was readily apparent in Game 4 when the Cavs extended the series. The run...

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  • Ryan Blaney holds off Kevin Harvick to take first Cup victory
Ryan Blaney holds off Kevin Harvick to take first Cup victory

Truex came on strong Sunday, passing eventual race victor Ryan Blaney for second before the race's final caution flew with 19 laps to go and changed the complexion of the race. You have to have the stubbornness and the racing mentality of you can't just say that we're in. "Obviously, as our team, we want to win". "It was just like I had flashback...

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  • Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant claims Finals MVP
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant claims Finals MVP

Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted National Basketball Association championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 on Monday night.

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  • Warriors clinging to 98-93 lead heading into 4th
Warriors clinging to 98-93 lead heading into 4th

Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry promises more aggressive play in Monday's fifth game of the NBA Finals after being kept to half his playoff scoring average. The Warriors won in 2015 before the Cavs made their historic comeback previous year. He was up to his old tricks in the first quarter of Game 5. "Our mindset has to be w...

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  • Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy
Pakistan restricts South Africa to 219-8 at Champions Trophy

By the time Proteas fast bowler Morne Morkel took two wickets in three balls, Pakistan were faltering at 41-2 under the floodlights in the day-night fixture. Meanwhile paceman Junaid Khan replaced Wahab Riaz, who suffered a tournament-ending ankle injury against India while falling in his delivery stride after being smashed for 87 runs in just ...

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  • MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title
MVP Durant, Curry lead Warriors to NBA title

Before Game 4 , there were grumbles as the Warriors breezed through Games 1 and 2 at home and stole Game 3 on the road to take a 3-0 lead. The Warriors won 129. Curry had 34 points on 20 shots, and Andre Iguodala had 20 points off the bench. The Warriors lost Game 4 in Cleveland , after the Cavs put together a historic night of scoring.

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  • Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd OFF: Atletico Madrid contract accepted
Antoine Griezmann to Man Utd OFF: Atletico Madrid contract accepted

The Spanish club's appeal against a transfer ban for breaching Federation Internationale de Football Association rules over the signing of minors was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). "So it would be a dirty move for me to leave now". Atletico have criticised the CAS ruling in a five-point statement on their website, descr...

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  • Sabathia wins 5th straight, leads Yankees over Red Sox 8-0
Sabathia wins 5th straight, leads Yankees over Red Sox 8-0

NESN broadcaster Jerry Remy has apologized for the remarks he made during the network's broadcast of the Red Sox-Yankees game on Tuesday night. BRAVES 14, PHILLIES 1 Mike Foltynewicz allowed only four hits in seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis drove in five runs and host Atlanta crushed Philadelphia to end the Phillies' four-game winning...

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  • Warriors' Green: Officials 'messed up pretty bad' on technical reversal
Warriors' Green: Officials 'messed up pretty bad' on technical reversal

It's weird to think Game 4 wasn't a good basketball game when Cleveland hit 24 3-pointers and set a Finals record for points in a quarter with 49 in the opening frame. "I take full responsibly for that". As with the later call, Green's reaction to the whistle is wildly disproportionate, and is exactly the sort of thing that often earns a technica...

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  • Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors
Cavaliers season ends with Game 5 loss to Warriors

The Golden State Warriors regained the National Basketball Association title from the Cleveland Cavaliers as a 129-120 win on Monday night sealed the finals series 4-1. The Cavs look to carry that same mindset into Game 5, when they once again try to stave off elimination. While rumors still persist that the Cleveland Cavaliers might move ...

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  • Stephen Curry and Co lead 112-104 in Q4
Stephen Curry and Co lead 112-104 in Q4

Smith. Now Game 5 arrives with Irving and the Cavaliers looking to duplicate past year, while the Warriors attempt to alter that parallel course, in part, by morphing Kyrie back into an inefficient volume shooter. "That's been key for our team". Curry's heroics in finals matchups against Cleveland the past two years have taught some valuable ...

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  • NBA Finals Game 5: Players get feisty
NBA Finals Game 5: Players get feisty

Golden State completed an unprecedented 16-1 run through the National Basketball Association playoffs, registering the second-best average point differential (plus-13.5) in league history. The Cavaliers turned the tables in front of the Golden State fans in Game 7 past year, winning the decider 93-89. They trapped Irving, forcing him to give up t...

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