• Mellower Green playing Game 5 after 2016 ban
Mellower Green playing Game 5 after 2016 ban

Cleveland burned the Warriors on 24-of-45 shooting from 3-point range on Friday. Kyrie Irving said he was aware the Warriors wanted to finish a 16-0 romp through the postseason and celebrate a title on the Cavs' court, just as they did in 2015.

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  • Seahawks RB Lacy makes weight, earns cash
Seahawks RB Lacy makes weight, earns cash

The successful weigh-in was the second for Lacy , who signed a one-year contract with the Seahawks in March. On Monday he earned his June incentive money by coming in under his 250-pound goal. During the season, Lacy's weight clauses are tied to him being at 245 pounds or less, according to a league source. The 27-year-old eclipsed 1,000 y...

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  • De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again
De Villiers defiant as South Africa choke again

Having seen an lbw appeal against him turned down in the same over he reached his half-century, De Kock was bowled by Ravindra Jadeja off the next ball. But now, in the words of Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews, the final round of fixtures in this pool are a "must-win game for all of us in the group".

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  • Five 'Nigerians' help England win U-20 World Cup
Five 'Nigerians' help England win U-20 World Cup

In total, the 13 players who featured against Venezuela played 1,094 Premier League minutes between them last season - equivalent to about 12 full matches. The Everton forward first won the ball against Nahuel Ferraresi in the air, and followed with a right footed shot. He made no mistake as the rebound fell to him, coolly slotting home with ...

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  • Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris
Murray must up game to defeat Wawrinka in Paris

Remarkably, Nishikori was unable to recall the match at all when asked about it despite the win being one of the biggest of his career. On the clay courts of Paris , determined the semifinalists of the 116th version of the Open championship of France.

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  • Murray Beats Del Potro, into Fourth Round
Murray Beats Del Potro, into Fourth Round

Juan Martin del Potro , one of his sport's all-round good guys, showed decorum and empathy by helping to lift the crestfallen Nicolas Almagro off the deck on Thursday afternoon after the Spanish player tumbled to the red dirt in tears, a knee injury prompting his early withdrawal from the French Open second round.

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  • Lakers Thought Lonzo Ball Looked Out Of Shape During Workout
Lakers Thought Lonzo Ball Looked Out Of Shape During Workout

Sure, and the Lakers should somewhat take that into account if they think he and another player are exactly the same caliber and that other hypothetical player has a much better workout. But if pre-draft workouts count, then it isn't off to the best start. Perhaps the Balls have been ratcheting up their expressed desire to join the Lakers in resp...

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  • Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue
Cavaliers were 'too nice' at start of NBA Finals - Lue

At that point, I wouldn't be surprised to see Cavs make history by completing the comeback. "We have to be physical at the point of attack. If it's talking trash or knocking guys on the floor, whatever you got to do, you got to do it". "It's like the aura of the game created trash talk". We have to try to do it again in Game 5. We weren't on hi...

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  • Curry not fazed by National Basketball Association finals history
Curry not fazed by National Basketball Association finals history

It's not only because we didn't play well. We have to come out with some fire and try it get done. "So you've got to give them credit, and they can duplicate that, so we've got to be ready for it". They do not want to consider the alternative - opening the door for another potential Game 7 in Oakland, this time on June 18 after Game 6 in Clevela...

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  • Receiver Jeremy Maclin signs 2-year contract with Ravens
Receiver Jeremy Maclin signs 2-year contract with Ravens

The Ravens remain in the mix for Decker , even after signing Maclin, according to ESPN . He passed his physical last week during his visit to Baltimore. It has been a hard offseason for the Ravens' offense. The Ravens also lost Kamar Aiken in free agency and tight end Dennis Pitta was lost with a hip injury.

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  • Ventura fires Spain warning after Liechtenstein rout
Ventura fires Spain warning after Liechtenstein rout

Ventura's men raced out of the blocks in Sunday night's home match against lowly Liechtenstein , but their frenzied approach yielded only one first-half goal, with Lorenzo Insigne opening the scoring with a stunning strike. "The first half was a lesson which will help us for the next match which is the one against Spain in Madrid". Later, Be...

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  • Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu
Referee John Goble explains Draymond Green technical snafu

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A year ago for Game 5 of the NBA Finals , Golden State general manager Bob Myers sat alongside suspended forward Draymond Green next-door to Oracle Arena in a suite at the Oakland Athletics game. "I just gave my thoughts". In a twitter response Thursday morning, Babers-Green said that every thing is okay as people apologiz...

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  • FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 comes to a close
FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 comes to a close

The moment of drama added to a match which was full of incident, with both sides hitting the woodwork before England closed out an historic win to lift their first global title since the 1966 World Cup. Calvert-Lewin bagged the victor on the rebound in the 35th minute after seeing his initial shot saved... The Everton forward first won the ba...

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  • Unraveling the case of Draymond Green and the disappearing technical foul
Unraveling the case of Draymond Green and the disappearing technical foul

But Green remained on the court after the referees ruled that the first technical was on Warriors head coach Steve Kerr , not Green. Take a look at the full transcript of the interview with the officials below. "Yeah, they messed that one up bad", Green said. The original foul was a common foul, but many were surprised that it was not reviewed...

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  • Kyrie and LeBron take Cavaliers to game 5 against Warriors
Kyrie and LeBron take Cavaliers to game 5 against Warriors

Add to that the fact that the Cavaliers know they face an uphill battle to come back and beat Golden State , and I think the odds have swung heavily in favor of the team from the Bay. But Durant warned that bringing defensive help against Curry leaves someone else open. "We have been physical, we haven't turned the ball over, and we have shar...

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  • Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination
Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination

The average ticket price on the site for the game is $1,731, ESPN reported, almost 20 percent higher than last year's Game 5 between the Warriors and the Cavaliers , when the average reached $1,444. "We may do some of that". James has 25 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Love finally got on the board after a scoreless first half to keep th...

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  • Stephen Curry Celebrates Kevin Durant Shot … By Taking Fake Poop On Court?
Stephen Curry Celebrates Kevin Durant Shot … By Taking Fake Poop On Court?

During Thursday's press conference, Curry was asked about the celebration. The Warriors will look to lock up the National Basketball Association title in Game 4 on Friday. Like, I saw it. "Just having fun, I guess", he said after the game. A timely filing, and likely done in the hopes of bolstering the STEPH CURRY brand (and/or protecting it fr...

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  • Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland
Draymond Green: I don't pay much attention to anybody in Cleveland

If Green could somehow summon the 2016 Game 7 version of him, the one who made six 3-pointers, scored 32 points and had 15 rebounds and nine assists, Kevin Durant and a healthy Curry could probably take it from there. The wildly combative and fiery game resulted in 51 personal fouls, seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul and a number of dust-...

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  • NBA Finals in Las Vegas: Game 5 betting odds, picks and preview
NBA Finals in Las Vegas: Game 5 betting odds, picks and preview

Questions include 'what is his favourite colour?', 'what was his favourite subject at school?' and 'who was his favourite teacher?' "They played 'Hit the Road Jack, ' and I didn't hit the road". Listen, at the end of the day, we want to just try to put [ourselves] in position to play another game, and we did that tonight and hopefully we can ...

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  • LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates
LeBron says he'd want Magic, Jordan as his 3-on-3 teammates

So probably not. I probably won't be part of the 3-on-3". "I think it's great for basketball", James is quoted by ESPN. For now, we can only dream of what a team comprised of Michael, Magic and LeBron would be able to do on a basketball court.

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  • Yoenis Cespedes Pulled From Monday's Game With Sore Left Heel
Yoenis Cespedes Pulled From Monday's Game With Sore Left Heel

Cespedes hit a grand slam in his return Saturday from a left hamstring injury that landed him on the disabled list for six weeks. Through 20 games played, the Mets left-fielder is hitting.275 with seven home runs, 14 RBI's, and 13 runs scored in 69 at-bats.

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  • America's Cup: Artemis to face Team NZ in challenger finals
America's Cup: Artemis to face Team NZ in challenger finals

The victor of the challenger finals, which start Saturday, will face two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA in the 35th America's Cup match starting June 17. He helped Oracle Team USA rally from an 8-1 deficit to win eight straight races against Team New Zealand in 2013 to retain the oldest trophy in worldwide sports.

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  • He will always be Zlatan - Pogba backs Ibrahimovic to return strongly
He will always be Zlatan - Pogba backs Ibrahimovic to return strongly

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced that he has no plans to retire following his release by Manchester United . The 35-year-old striker had an option for a second season at United - following his influential first campaign in English football - but a cruciate ligament injury has ended his career at Old Trafford .

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  • North Korea Expecting Visit from Former NBAer Dennis Rodman
North Korea Expecting Visit from Former NBAer Dennis Rodman

One of his previous outing was part of a pickup basketball game with other former NBA stars, something Rodman referred to as "basketball diplomacy". The one-time National Basketball Association great has visited the nation on four separate occasions, CNN noted, but has never traveled in any official capacity for the United States.

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  • Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job
Kane reflects on 'special' goal after England rescue job

Strachan also applauded the contribution of Griffiths. In the 87th minute, Griffiths lined up a free-kick and brilliantly dispatched a strike past Joe Hart - his first goal in 14 attempts. "Our supporters were fantastic today and whatever had happened, we said we were going to go over to them at the end, so I'm glad we went over having got a poin...

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  • Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap
Officials explain Draymond Green technical foul mishap

Myers told Green: Let's not do this again. "I don't pay that much attention to anybody in Cleveland , honestly", he said. "Don't seem to be the sharpest people around". "I knew I didn't have a technical foul (from the first quarter)", Green said. Green, as you'd suspect, was unapologetic. Cavaliers fans thought he was tossed.

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  • Olympic bosses announce mixed-gender relays for Tokyo 2020
Olympic bosses announce mixed-gender relays for Tokyo 2020

The rejigging, aimed at increasing gender parity in the Games, will see women boxers in five weight categories - 51kg, 57kg, 60kg, 69kg and 75kg - taking part in the 2020 Olympics. I think that can be like that for 3-on-3. Despite his reluctance to play, James does approve. "It would certainly be a flawless fit", Patrick Baumann, the secretary ...

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  • White Sox draft third baseman Jake Burger with 11th overall pick
White Sox draft third baseman Jake Burger with 11th overall pick

The White Sox believe he has the ability to stick at third defensively. This junior class helped spearhead an incredible campaign over the past two years, making the NCAA Tournament in back to back seasons, hosting a regional this season, and advancing to the Super Regionals for the first time since 1999.

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  • Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros
Angelique Kerber Historically Gets Knocked Out Of Roland Garros

The only disappointment was the usual sparse early crowd on Roland Garros' main court . That was a dream. "But I really fought". "This match was special to me". "I'm still happy I'm here and playing". "I was also fighting with my emotion". I think that was the key for the match. So, yeah, few tears for after the match point.

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  • Melania moves to White House at last
Melania moves to White House at last

Barron Trump's move alongside his mother was confirmed by Mrs. Trump's communications director Stephanie Grisham in a later tweet . Barron, along with his parents arrived at the White House earlier on Sunday aboard the Marine One. Below are some reactions from Twitter users after Melania's move into the White House. Barron is to attend a ...

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  • Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia
Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

After swearing an oath to tell the truth, Comey spoke about how Trump's unceremoniously fired him on May 9. Comey alleges Trump repeatedly pressed him for his "loyalty" and directly pushed him to "lift the cloud" of investigation by declaring publicly the president was not the target of the probe into his campaign's Russian Federation ties.

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  • Halep and Ostapenko win thrilling semis to reach French Open final
Halep and Ostapenko win thrilling semis to reach French Open final

But it was her response to being pegged back in the second set that truly won over the Roland Garros crowd, with Ostapenko's power game proving too much for her Swiss opponent as she broke twice to win the deciding set 6-3. I think she has a big chance now to win the final, she's going to deserve it". It is interesting to point out that both Ostape...

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  • Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title
Rafael Nadal outclasses Stan Wawrinka to win 10th French Open title

After a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 tour de force against Stan Wawrinka in the final at Roland Garros on Sunday, capping two weeks of almost flawless tennis on red clay - zero sets conceded; only 35 games dropped in seven matches - Nadal was asked whether he would rate himself as highly as ever right now.

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  • Penguins down Predators to retain Stanley Cup
Penguins down Predators to retain Stanley Cup

He ranks second in career playoff goals (31) and career playoff points (66), trailing fellow "U" alum and 1995 Stanley Cup champion Neal Broten in both categories. The Predators had four power plays, including back-to-back opportunities midway through the second. After selling out each regular-season home game, Nashville's fans not only packe...

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  • Manchester United could offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new contract next season
Manchester United could offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic new contract next season

The Swede, despite his exit, plans to continue his recovery from his injury at United' Carrington training headquarters. Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in all competitions in his debut season at Old Trafford. Given his age and injury concerns, however, United have opted against giving Ibrahimovic a new contract for now and are on the lookout for a n...

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