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Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for Finals

The Warriors' goal, of course, is also to win the rubber match with Cleveland and earn their franchise a second title in three years. "The whole underdog thing is amusing to me, because, yeah, at the end of the day we are defending our title", Love said Saturday following the Cavs' first practice in preparation for the Warriors since clinching a spot in the Finals on Thursday. Read More

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Armed police guarding FA Cup final after Manchester bomb

Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger holds up the FA Cup trophy on the pitch after their win over Chelsea in the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley stadium in London on May 27, 2017 . "We stuck in there when it looked like things were against us.It was a game full of surprises". But Wenger reacted by sending on Olivier Giroud and within a minute of coming on for Welbeck, he crossed from the byline on the left and Ramsey charged in to net ... Read More

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Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

On Thursday , the Cleveland Cavaliers soundly beat the Boston Celtics in Game 5 to finish off the Eastern Conference Finals and get to the main course. "King" James surpassed National Basketball Association icon Michael Jordan as the league's all-time leading playoff scorer. Notes: Center Zaza Pachulia, who missed Games 3 and 4 at San Antonio in the Western Conference finals with a bruised right heel, is back going through full practices in preparation to play in his first career ... Read More

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Lee Westwood's big finish lifts him back into contention — BMW PGA

Lee Westwood's big finish lifts him back into contention — BMW PGA

The right one was sliding down most of the time and then obviously getting down into the sand I was touching the rubber. "I'm really frustrated. It was absolutely shocking today". "I think I need to rest up so I can get back out a bit fresher tomorrow", he said. I think it is something that brought the attention to a lot of guys out there that maybe didn't know about that rule, but now they know. Read More

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finishes as Bundesliga's top scorer for 2016-17

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finishes as Bundesliga's top scorer for 2016-17

After lifting the "Golden Cannon" trophy as the German league's top scorer, he said: "The team put in a lot of work, I have them all to thank for this". "Now we want to crown the season next week (with the German Cup win)". "It is extremely important that we play in the Champions League, not only so that we can keep players here, but also to be able to attract potential new signings". Read More

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James says Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

Lue said it had been like preparing for a "a whole new team" since Thomas was forced out after Game 2 due to a hip injury . "We've got to be a lot better for sure". Jae Crowder is probable with a left groin strain, and Amir Johnson is probable with a right shoulder sprain. There hasn't been any announcement from the Cavaliers about the injury, so it likely isn't too bad, but Irving is probably not going to be at 100 percent. Read More

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'Who wouldn't want Coutinho?' - Brazil boss Tite talks up Barcelona link

'Who wouldn't want Coutinho?' - Brazil boss Tite talks up Barcelona link

The former Corinthians boss has called on Coutinho to help erase the country's memories of the last World Cup on home soil, with the former Inter Milan midfielder performing well alongside Neymar in the recent 3-0 victory over Paraguay. "There was one goal [for Brazil against Paraguay] they were brilliant for, Neymar on the left, Coutinho coming in to the middle". Both create things, find solutions in moments when we're not expecting it. Read More

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New York Yankees retire Derek Jeter's No. 2 jersey

Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel commits an error when he misses a catch in foul territory during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, May 14, 2017, in New York . 6 was worn by Torre, who steered the pinstripes to four World Series crowns in five years from 1996, No. 9 graced the back of Roger Maris , whose 61 home runs in 1961 broke Ruth's 1927 mark of 60, and 10 was Phil Rizzuto's number. Read More

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Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics

However, what's most impressive about the Nike-sponsored guard's scoring output is that he scored 19 of his points in less than five minutes after hurting his ankle in the third quarter. Every defender that guarded Smart still went under every ball screen, forcing Smart to take the shot. "Irving was incredible at the end of the third, and then obviously LeBron had all those baskets in the fourth". Read More

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Day 'felt weird' being in lead at Players Championship

Haywood had been best man at Willett's wedding, but this week was suppose to be just a one-week partnership given Haywood is working the European Tour full-time in caddying for American David Lipsky. "Very pleased. One of those days where I kept out of trouble", said Hughes, of Hamilton, Ontario. It followed a birdie at the previous hole and, after that strong finish, Garcia eventually signed for a 73 to sit six shots off the lead in the so-called fifth major. Read More

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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

James, 32, playing in his 212th postseason game, needed 28 points to pass Jordan (5,987 career points), and reached the milestone on a 3-pointer with 2:40 left in the third quarter. So, when you talk about scorers, we have a lot of great scorers in our league. I'm not one of those guys. LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates his three point shot that made him the all time playoff points leader. Read More

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'Humble' Jose on 'poets' and Man United transfer plans

Henrikh Mkhitaryan , another expensive summer purchase, hooked the ball home from six yards to double United's lead and secure the English side a first Europa League title and a place in next season's Champions League . Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is close to making a decision about extending his 13-year stay at the Premier League club but will take a few weeks to contemplate, the 31-year-old has said. Read More

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Juan Mata: Manchester United gunning for Europa League glory

But there is a shadow hanging over this final". The Portuguese led his players in a minute's silence on United's training pitches and the club said they were cancelling Tuesday's pre-match press conference in Stockholm . "They've not been far away". Coach Jose Mourinho would like to add to a piece of silverware to the United trophy cabinet after the Red Devils ended their league campaign at the sixth place , missing out on an automatic Champions League spot. Read More

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Predators left surprised, determined by Johansen's injury

The Ducks goalie, John Gibson , left Saturday's game early. The Predators have outscored the Ducks 6-0 in the third period of the last three games. Jed Kuhn within two hours of his diagnosis". Rickard Rickell and Patrick Eaves did not make the trip to Nashville and will miss game six. Saturday's game is Bernier's first action in net since May 7, when Edmonton dismantled the Ducks 7-1 and the backup came in to stop the bleeding. Read More

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NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

NFL cuts OT from 15 minutes to 10, citing player safety

Instead of going from 90 players to 75, and then 75 to 53, on the roster, teams will now have just one final cut from 90 to 53. The league cut overtime from 15 minutes to 10 minutes. "We don't think it will lead to more ties", Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday, joining a number of coaches who said they expect a more aggressive strategy during the shorter extra period. Read More

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