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Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo

Warriors coach compares Durant-Curry pairing with another dynamic duo

They held a fourth-quarter lead. CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. They went to a smaller lineup that contributed to Golden State committ...

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After nearly missing French Open, Halep could win 1st major

Only later, while checking Twitter , did Halep find out what the score was. "I'm a competitor, and it really annoys me not to be in the final", said Bacsinszky, who was beaten on her 28th birthday. C...

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Dhawan's ton help India set huge 322-run target for Sri Lanka

Allrounder Thisara Perera comes into the playing XI to compensate for Mathews, who is unable to bowl. While a win here would ensure India a semi-final spot, the Angelo Mathews-led side finds itsel...

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Stars shine, but supporting cast dims as Cavaliers fall again to Warriors

And they will have the chance to do so because of Durant, the man who has turned an already great team into arguably the greatest in National Basketball Association history - one that feels like the l...

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Malaysia Airlines grounded as passenger seeks to enter cockpit

Witnesses described how the man, carrying an object, went towards the front of the plane shortly after it took off at 11:11pm. Police said the arrested man, who has been charged with endangering a p...

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French Open Day 2: Nadal, Djokovic and Muguruza win through

French Open Day 2: Nadal, Djokovic and Muguruza win through

Djokovic's first match with Andre Agassi as coach could hardly have gone better, although he confirmed later it would be a short first stint. Djokovic, the second seed, drew the tough opener of Ma...

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Pakistan bowlers to the fore

What time does the live coverage of the Pakistan vs South Africa cricket match start? The excitement of the game is Imran Tahir's one more play against his country of birth. By the time Proteas fa...

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French Open final place is ideal birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

French Open final place is ideal birthday present for Jelena Ostapenko

In the other match, teenager Ostapenko, playing at Roland Garros for just the second time in her career, defeated former world No.1 Denmark's Caroline Wozniackion 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 53 mi...

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Kevin Durant gets his revenge on LeBron James, 5 years later

Irving missed an off-balance 3-pointer and Durant and Curry each made two free throws on the next Golden State possessions to seal Cleveland's fate. "It's an exciting time , but we still have a...

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Warriors turn back Cavs anew for 3-0 Finals lead

LeBron James scored 39 points for the Cavs and Kyrie Irving added 38. But that hasn't stopped LeBron James from scoring a cumulative 57 points. Golden State small forward Kevin Durant had ze...

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Premier League waits before deciding whether to probe Virgil van Dijk case

Premier League waits before deciding whether to probe Virgil van Dijk case

That could still happen, with the Premier League having written to both clubs to request their version of events. News broke from on Monday from inside Anfield that the player had privately chosen t...

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First Footage From Alex Honnold's Historic Free Climb Up Yosemite's El Capitan

First Footage From Alex Honnold's Historic Free Climb Up Yosemite's El Capitan

Renowned rock climber Alex Honnold has conquered the 3,000-foot wall of El Capitan-without a rope. The moment was captured on video by Jimmy Chin for an upcoming documentary by National Geographi...

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French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki

French Open 2017: Jelena Ostapenko shocks Caroline Wozniacki

At 1-1 in the second set, the match was halted for three hours as torrential rain swept across Roland Garros. "I'm really happy, I still can't believe it", Ostapenko said after the match. On Sunday,...

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Andy Murray 'wants to keep going' after reaching French Open semi-finals

Pliskova reached the U.S. Open final a year ago, but the Czech player had never been past the second round at Roland Garros in five previous appearances. "You know when we play it's always a battl...

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Durant helps Warriors into 3-0 series lead

Green, Kurt Rambis and Klay's father, Mychal. After the game, I was bitter. He was a plus-seven in a game his team lost by five points, the best margin on the team. Our team scrapped and competed. And...

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Manchester City sign Benfica goalkeeper Ederson

Manchester City sign Benfica goalkeeper Ederson

Ederson had always been linked to the Premier League side, having impressed at Benfica in just his first full season as a regular starter. And City announced that the deal is official on Thursday, ...

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Game 3 preview: Can Warriors start fast against Cavaliers?

Game 3 preview: Can Warriors start fast against Cavaliers?

You could press the B button (I think, I was five years old at the time ) and do a spin move over and over again and not only would your player avoid a dizzy spell, he was virtually untackle-able. We...

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Kevin Durant's last-minute heroics extend Golden State Warriors' lead over Cleveland Cavaliers

It was a stunning turn of events in Cleveland . When the Cavs couldn't muster a basket in the final three minutes of Game 3, and the Warriors jumped on the opportunity. Then, he popped out for a ...

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Top ranking and French final in touching distance for Pliskova

Simona Halep battled back to beat Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 6-0 in the French Open quarter-finals. The drama continued as Svitolina created a set point in the tie-break but Halep found th...

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Rashford stakes claim to central role

Rashford stakes claim to central role

The absence of Wayne Rooney from the England squad ahead of Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Scotland is a "big miss" but Manchester United team mate Chris Smalling said the forward'...

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Milos Raonic falls, Djokovic and others advance at French Open

Milos Raonic falls, Djokovic and others advance at French Open

Nadal discussed his defeat to Thiem at the Italian Open and is prepared for an epic battle in the last-four at Roland Garros . Nadal, bidding for a 10th title at Roland Garros, was leading 6-2, 2-...

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Golden State Warriors proved they're the best LeBron James ever faced

Klay Thompson added 30 points and Stephen Curry 26 for a Warriors team now one win from their second title in three years. LeBron James scored 39 points and Kyrie Irving added 38 to lead th...

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Southampton 'to demand £75m for Virgil van Dijk'

Southampton 'to demand £75m for Virgil van Dijk'

Southampton , who were angered by the reports as they had not given permission for Liverpool to talk to Van Dijk, reported the incident to the Premier League . It remains to be seen what this mea...

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Hector Bellerin kindly asks you not to read too much into things

Hector Bellerin kindly asks you not to read too much into things

He wrote on the social network site: "Don't believe everything you read". Bellerin, who came up through the ranks at the Camp Nou before joining Arsenal in 2011, revealed earlier this week that he...

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Julian Edelman, Patriots close to agreement for contract extension

Julian Edelman, Patriots close to agreement for contract extension

He was selected by New England in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft, No. 232 overall. Julian Edelman is 31-years-old and appeared in all 16 games last season for the Patriots which was only th...

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Warriors win again for 3-0 lead on Cavs

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 on Wednesday to take a 3-0 stranglehold on the NBA Finals and move to within one game of an unprecedented ideal run through the p...

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Ton-up Dhawan takes India to 321/6 against Sri Lanka

This time, India turn towards Sri Lanka , which is another neighbour in the Sub Continent. Good thing for Sri lanka is that their captain, Angelo Mathews is now fit and playing this game. He ...

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Eden Hazard: Chelsea midfielder would 'listen' to Real Madrid offer

Those words would have troubled Chelsea as it prepares for a summer of speculation over Hazard's future, with the transfer window open for three months, until September 1. "I'm a Chelsea player". ...

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Golden State one win from title

Golden State one win from title

That's a lifetime ago. "So even when you're playing well, you got to play like A plus plus, because they're going to make runs and they're going to make shots and they got guys that's going to make ...

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Durant exceeding Warriors expectations in NBA Finals

Durant exceeding Warriors expectations in NBA Finals

That point, it turned out, came in those final 189 seconds Wednesday night. Then cold reality hit the whole city with that shot, the key to a closing 11-0 run. Durant, often matched up with James, fin...

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