NBA Finals -- Cavs avoid sweep, thrash Warriors in Game 4

NOTES: LeBron James said his mother, Gloria, did not want him to return to Cleveland and play for the Cavaliers in 2014, according to cleveland.com. He was hot-tempered at times on Friday and was thought to have earned an ejection with a secon... More..

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Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United

Despite having undergone a successful surgery in the United States in May, Ibrahimovic is not expected to return to competitive action until the early 2018, which is likely to have pushed United to decide aga...More..

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Cavs stay alive with victory in Game 4

Many Warriors went through all the stages of grief in this loss - although some seem to be stuck in a mix of anger and acceptance. The Warriors had swept their first three postseason series, dominated the C...More..

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Perfect 10: Nadal Tops Wawrinka for Record 10th French Open

In the final, Puerta served for the fourth set while leading 5-4. Telling Words: "I'm back". In a classy gesture, the tournament commemorated the occasion with Toni Nadal , Rafa's uncle and life-long coach...More..

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Lewis Hamilton cuts Sebastian Vettel's lead with victory in Canada

He cut the deficit to 141-129. The Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciaro were fifth and sixth, followed by Felipe Massa's Williams , Sergeo Perez and Esteban Ocon of Force India and Nico Hu...More..

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India win toss and bowling first vs SAfrica in Champs Trophy

Chasing an easy target of 192, India completed the victory in 38 overs after losing only two wickets. Yuvraj Singh and Kohli took India home, winning the match with 12 overs to spare. Bhuvneshwar Kumar (2...More..

'Paul Pogba will have cracking second season for Manchester United'
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'Paul Pogba will have cracking second season for Manchester United'

Interestingly, the caption also said he asked his Real teammate Gareth Bale to join him at Old Trafford. He struggled to make an impact at the Santiago Bernabeu since making his return from a loan spell at Ju...More..

Pens regroup as Preds seek magic
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Pens regroup as Preds seek magic

Subban wrestled Crosby to the ground and grabbed hold of his leg, preventing Crosby from getting up. Which Rinne shows up for Game 5 may well determine which team returns to Nashville with a 3-2 series lead. Cr...More..

Mercedes no nearer to understanding poor Monaco showing
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Mercedes no nearer to understanding poor Monaco showing

That was certainly the view of most observers including Mercedes' title challenger three-time champion Briton Lewis Hamilton who, like Wolff, does not welcome the prospect of adopting a similar favouritism st...More..

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Tapwrit beats Irish War Cry to win Belmont Stakes

As the pair pulled well clear of the remainder, Tapwrit wore down his opponent to win the $1.5 million contest, in which he was returned second favourite at almost 11-2; he stopped the clock at 2m30.02s. All ...More..

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Anti-Sharia rallies draw counter-protests, arrests

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports (https://goo.gl/kaAlbt ) about 100 people gathered inside the Capitol rotunda and listened to speeches asserting Islamic law is a threat to democracy. But the nation's lar...More..

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Nothing goes right for Wawrinka in French Open loss to Nadal

And we'd be remiss if we didn't mention Phil Taylor, who remarkably won the world darts title in 11 of 12 years. It marked a stirring return to the top for Nadal at the site he loves the most: He is 79-2 at...More..

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Nadal given replica of French Open trophy

Key Stat: This result made Nadal 5-0 against Federer at the French Open , 6-2 against him in Grand Slam finals. His collection of Slams now stands just three behind great rival Roger Federer , a stagger...More..

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Durant heroics power Warriors over Cavs

He was huge in the late minutes of Wednesday's Game 3 as the Warriors scored the final 11 points to steal Cleveland's last real chance to get back in the series. "Their team was already kind of put togeth...More..

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Cavaliers in same position as a year ago, but challenge tougher vs. Warriors

If it makes you happy, let's just make a rule that says great free agents can only go to awful teams, and we mean you, New Jersey Nets. There remains much work to do for Cleveland , which still needs to beat...More..

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India crush South Africa, cruise into semi-finals of Champions Trophy

South Africa's cricketers resent their reputation for freezing under pressure, but they do themselves no favours. Sent in to bat, South Africa's innings was built slowly by openers Quinton de Kock (53) a...More..

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Why Trump may still hobble along despite James Comey's testimony

But he left aside scathing testimony by Comey , who was sacked in early May, that Trump had tried to derail a probe into his onetime national security advisor - at best, a political miscalculation by a tradi...More..

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Rafael Nadal makes French Open history with 10th title

Winners are normally given a small trophy to keep. With a 10th title in Paris under his belt, the exploits of a remarkable sporting icon have been saluted by those operating in football circles. It was the...More..

England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup
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England beats Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

Although it has faced longstanding worries that it struggles to produce top-level talent, the victory could be a new beginning for the new stars, many of whom belong to Premier League clubs but struggle for...More..

Jelena Ostapenko fights back in fairytale final
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Jelena Ostapenko fights back in fairytale final

The 20-year-old looked down and out when Halep had points for a 4-0 lead in the second set but hit back with an audacious display of power to steamroller third-seeded Romanian Halep. "Nobody taught me. It's jus...More..

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9-time champ Nadal faces Wawrinka in French Open men's final

That came as part of a run of four games on the bounce and an easy hold to love to go 5-2 in front set Nadal up to clinch the opener. The last grand slam clash between the pair came at Melbourne Park in 2014 ...More..

Draymond Green shoots up list of Cleveland villains
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Draymond Green shoots up list of Cleveland villains

After receiving a technical foul in the middle of the third quarter, Mike Breen, Marc Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy and all of America was ready to watch Draymond walk dejectedly off the court. In the box score, Gree...More..

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Astros score 5 in 9th to beat Royals 6-1

While McCullers has been better at home than on the road this season, he's still one of the better pitchers in baseball this season and has pitched shutouts in four of his last six games. Whit Merrifield hit a ...More..

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Halep confident of French Open triumph

They will face either 16th-seeded Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah or Ryan Harrison of the United States and Michael Venus of New Zealand. The now retired Ivanovic was present at Roland Garro...More..

Mattek-Sands and Safarova win French Open doubles, third straight major
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Mattek-Sands and Safarova win French Open doubles, third straight major

Barty/Dellacqua are the first all-Australian pairing to advance to the women's doubles final at all four Grand Slam events in the Open Era - also at 2013 Australian Open , Wimbledon and US Open. The 2017 Aus...More..