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Can Cleveland Cavaliers Defend Their NBA Championship Title?

This might sound a bit theoretical, so I'll use an example from Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals to demonstrate how, when and where these decisions come into play defensively. And in Game 7, ...

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return for NBA Finals

The Warriors finally played a close game during these playoffs. They not only clinched the West, but they won a record-setting 73 games. The Kawhi Leonard injury in the opening game ruined the S...

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PENS ON 11: Penguins treating Cup Final like business as usual

PENS ON 11: Penguins treating Cup Final like business as usual

He had a 2.42 goals-against average and.918 save percentage during the regular season but has soared in these playoffs with a 12-4 record to go along with 1.70/.941. "He's committed", said Stewart's f...

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LeBron James Likes Cavs' Chances in NBA Finals

This year, analysts have been hard-pressed to predict what a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals would like, considering the lack of parity in both conferences - the Cavs were an Avery Bradley 3-pointer awa...

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Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

Raikkonen struggling to understand Ferrari's Monaco strategy

The Ferrari team doubled up on the excitement, with Raikkonen coming in second ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas . Toto Wolff, head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport, adm...

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Celtic clinch unbeaten treble with late Scottish FA Cup win

Celtic clinch unbeaten treble with late Scottish FA Cup win

The win marked the club's 47th domestic game without a loss. Rogic started the game on the bench but came on in the 27th minute after Kieran Tierney went off with an injury to his mouth after being ...

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Victor Moses didnt want to cheat the referee: Antonio Conte

Victor Moses didnt want to cheat the referee: Antonio Conte

Just as the season reached its climax, Arsenal turned in the type of tenacious display lacking so often, and against a side so commanding in the Premier League in Antonio Conte's first season in c...

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Portuguese midfielder Silva joins Manchester City

Portuguese midfielder Silva joins Manchester City

Here are five reasons why. Guardiola finished third in the Premier League failed to win any silverware for the first time in his career. " I played against him away this season and he's the be...

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Warriors GM indicates Steve Kerr still isn't ready to return

Our predictions are below. With apologies to Durant's mother, LeBron James is on a mission to prove he's the real MVP. This time , the Warriors win at home at Oracle and the confetti falls for ...

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Takuma Sato Becomes First Japanese to Win the Indy 500

Takuma Sato Becomes First Japanese to Win the Indy 500

Sato said what happened in 2012 no longer mattered, but agreed that he felt some redemption. "But you always learn something from those situations, and this time we proved we had what it takes". "I d...

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Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia departs with sprained left wrist

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia departs with sprained left wrist

Abreu (6-3, 255 pounds) went to the ground to reach the base in time and Pedroia (5-9, 175) tumbled over him, landing hands-first on the dirt. It would nearly certainly mean Josh Rutledge and/or Deve...

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Arsenal fans eager for Wenger stay after FA Cup win

The fans want more. "This team has suffered", said Wenger. Perhaps more competent leadership would have cleared up far sooner whether Wenger was staying. Wenger was full of admiration for the way ...

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Antonio Conte hails 'unbelievable' Arsenal star after display against Chelsea

Antonio Conte hails 'unbelievable' Arsenal star after display against Chelsea

Wenger told the club's official website : "It feels special because I feel we beat the record of winning the cup and we needed two outstanding performances in the final and semi-final". Battered by...

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Lebron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time National Basketball Association playoff scorer

We will use it as motivation, but the idea of playing into it? "Only because I feel we have some unfinished business from last season". "When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it...

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Have Warriors and Cavs sucked the drama from the National Basketball Association?

For James, the Finals are an annual rite. With Richard back, the Canadiens won the following year in five games with the Rocket getting the game-winning goal in the clincher. "I'm glad that the ...

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AC Milan have 'plan B' if Gianluigi Donnarumma decides to leave

AC Milan have 'plan B' if Gianluigi Donnarumma decides to leave

Donnarumma fumbled Joao Pedro's stoppage-time free-kick in the last game of the season, allowing defender Fabio Pisacane to tap home the victor in a 2-1 victory for Cagliari , but Montella defended h...

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LeBron James leads Cleveland to NBA finals

The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook installed Golden State as a minus-260 favorite, with Cleveland at plus-220, meaning a $100 bet on the Warriors would win $38.46 and the same bet on the Cavalier...

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National Hockey League playoffs: Predators strike first in Western finals against Ducks

National Hockey League playoffs: Predators strike first in Western finals against Ducks

Ryan took control near center ice and raced past Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta before flipping a backhander past Fleury to give the upstart Senators early control of the series. He scored on a b...

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Fabregas upset over FA Cup final demotion

Fabregas upset over FA Cup final demotion

And with the match winding down, Costa somehow failed to beat Ospina after being set up by Hazard in the box while Ozil smashed against a post for the final real chance of this epic FA Cup final. Ch...

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Takuma Sato wins 101st Indy 500

Takuma Sato wins 101st Indy 500

An Andretti driver has now won the 500 three times in the last four years, and five times overall dating to 2005 with the late Dan Wheldon . ESPN compared the curse to the Chicago Cubs, w...

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Jose Mourinho asked about Antoine Griezmann, puts more pressure on Ed Woodward

When asked if he had made up his mind, Rooney replied: " More or less, yes ". "This is a time now that I will go and spend with my family, there's decisions I have to make and I'll do that over the ne...

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Indy 500: Sato pips Castroneves, Alonso's Honda blows

Takuma Sato (26) just barely ahead of Helio Castroneves (3) during the Indy 500 . Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500 as F1 star Fernando Alonso was forc...

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Wenger 'committed' to Arsenal stay as he forgives fans for 'disgraceful' criticism

Just as the season reached its climax at Wembley Stadium , Arsenal turned in the type of tenacious display lacking so often, and against a side so commanding in the Premier League . For once, th...

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Denver newspaper fires sportswriter after racially insensitive tweet about Indy 500 victor

Denver newspaper fires sportswriter after racially insensitive tweet about Indy 500 victor

Terry Frei , a sports reporter for the Denver Post , fired off a questionable tweet shortly after Japanese race auto driver Takuma Sato hailed victory in the illustrious Indy 500 over the weekend. ...

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Takuma Sato Wins 2017 Indy 500 - First Japanese Driver To Triumph

Takuma Sato Wins 2017 Indy 500 - First Japanese Driver To Triumph

Th crew of Fernando Alonso , of Spain, services the vehicle during a pit stop in the running of the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 28, 2017 , in Indianapoli...

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NBA Conference Finals: Cleveland Cavaliers vs Boston Celtics

The 43 points Cleveland scored in the first quarter set a team postseason record for a quarter. Adding injury to insult, the Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas re-aggravated a lingerin...

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LeBron James passes Jordan to become greatest playoff scorer of all

The 109 points through three quarters marked the most the Celtics have allowed in the shot-clock era. "I think you look at the (Celtics), they have a young Jaylen Brown, they have a young core, they h...

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Paire first victim as Nadal starts bid for 10th French Open

Paire first victim as Nadal starts bid for 10th French Open

Thiem and Zverev stand out in a top 10 that is now led by five players in their 30s, with the rise of Zverev particularly rapid. Agassi and Djokovic practiced for the first time at Roland Garro...

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England captain Eoin Morgan plays down concerns over fitness of Ben Stokes

England captain Eoin Morgan plays down concerns over fitness of Ben Stokes

Stokes, the Indian Premier League's recently-crowned MVP, had only bowled two overs at the time and Morgan made a decision to keep it that way even when he returned to the field ready to resume duties...

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Fever-Struck Yuvraj to Miss Warm-up Match Against New Zealand Today

However, both players are expected to play the second warm-up, against Bangladesh on Tuesday before the team takes on arch-rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston on June 4 . With R Ashwin, having not played in...

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