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Tornado alert issued for Three Hills, Alta

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Theunis Wessels mows his lawn at his home in Three Hills, Alta., as a tornado is seen in the background on Friday, June 2, 2017 in this handout photo. "I have on occasion taken photos of this kind of weather, but I've been here since 1992, and I've never, in town, been able to see a funnel cloud like that", he said. Read More »

NBA Finals MVP Odds: Kevin Durant favored to win 5/31/17

James won his first National Basketball Association title five years ago at Durant's expense, and now Durant tries to get his first playing against James. "They are a strong team and they are playing well". But I think KD and Steph Curry have figured out how to work together, and Draymond Green and Klay Thompson are also among the top 20 players in the National Basketball Association, and that the talent imbalance will simply be too great for Cleveland to overcome unless one of Golden ... Read More »

Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers not panicking after Game 1 loss

James was serious. His coach, Tyronn Lue , seemed to speak with just a hint of sarcasm when he said the Warriors are "the best I ever seen". Golden State scored 21 points off Cavaliers turnovers while making only four giveaways, matching a one-game NBA Finals record low. Read More »

Hackers could be from 'anywhere' - Putin

Speaking at Russia's flagship St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin said the hacking accusations were no more than "harmful gossip". "By some calculations", he continued, "it was convenient for them to release this information, so they released it, citing Russian Federation". Can you imagine something like that? "Could you imagine something like that?" That gives Putin lots of wiggle room because the fall of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s triggered the ... Read More »

Antoine Griezmann Confirms Atletico Madrid Stay After Club's Transfer Ban Is Upheld

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But reports on Thursday in the United Kingdom media claimed the Premier League giants had cooled their interest in the 26-year-old, who is understood to have a €100million release clause in his Atleti contract. Everton's Romelu Lukaku is an obvious one, a battering ram of a striker in the Didier Drogba mould. The Madrid club will feel hard done because their city rivals, Real Madrid , who accused of the same breach had their punishment cut in half after an appeal. Read More »

Amla ton guides South Africa to 299-6 in Champions Trophy

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He added 145 runs with Francois du Plessis, who contributed with 75 runs off 70 deliveries with six fours . A dominant South Africa beat Sri Lanka , helped by Hashim Amla's classy century. Wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella set his stall out as he smashed 41 runs from 33 balls, finding the ropes on six occasions. Amla hit just five fours and two sixes for his 103 and faced 115 deliveries. Read More »

Djokovic fights back to oust Schwartzman in thrilling five-setter

Venus Williams stormed into the last 16 for the loss of just four games against 21-year-old Elise Mertens of Belgium. Serving to stay in the match , Djokovic found himself with two match points, the first of which he converted with a brilliant backhand, leaving Schwartzman last act on the court to walk off it to a standing ovation. Read More »

Champions Trophy 2017: India 'unhappy' with Edgbaston practice facility

Anil Kumble , the current coach of India for this series is going to be replaced soon as BCCI has already invited applications for replacing Anil Kumble . The latest move by the national cricket board has also fuelled speculation that the players are unhappy with the coach's style of functioning. Now, Conflicts occurred between Present Indian coach Anil Kumble and Indian Skipper Virat Kohli , reasons unknown. Read More »

Warriors' Stephen Curry shows off new Under Armour shoes for Finals

Sources close to the star guard said he took criticism of the Curry 3 shoe very personally, which led to his intense focus on the Curry 4. "We met him everywhere he was to make sure he was part of everything we did". Under Armour confirmed with Footwear News that a mid and low iteration of the Curry 4 will arrive to retail in the fall. But for the record, Curry did play better without the sleeve. Read More »

Bahrain: Foreign minister's twitter account hacked

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Bahrain's Foreign Minister said his official Twitter account was briefly hacked for three hours on Saturday and hackers attributed false tweets to him. Human rights campaigners have also been detained or forced into exile. One of the posts contained a poster depicting Bahrain's Shia leaders with the words, "Our leaders, you have our pledge, our demand is Down with [King] Hamad". Read More »

Murray too good for Del Potro

They each had a significant win previous year with Murray taking gold at the Rio Olympics final and Del Potro edging a five-set thriller when Argentina beat Britain in the Davis Cup semifinals. I think that was the reality of it today was there was a few points here and there. Asked if he rated it his best performance of the season, Murray said: "I played some good matches at the beginning of the year". Read More »

It Took Just Over Three Minutes for Pittsburgh to Obliterate Nashville

It was Guentzel's 12th goal of the playoffs, which is the most of any American-born rookie in playoff history and just two behind Dino Ciccarelli's all-time rookie record of 14. Subban said after game two. That gave Pittsburgh three goals in the first 3:28 of the third. "Ultimately, it's about 1-on-1 battles and bringing your best game and as a group, collectively, we found a way to bring it". Read More »

Real Madrid win Champions League Final 4-1 in Cardiff

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After their 2016 success in Japan, the Spanish giants will travel to United Arab Emirates to defend their global crown in December. "These players still have a lot to give us, the club knows that we can improve our team if we want to achieve higher technical skills". Read More »

Ronaldo fires Real to La Liga title

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Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema gave Madrid a comfortable final game win at La Rosaleda, meaning that Barcelona's comeback 4-2 win at home to Eibar at the Camp Nou mattered little in the end. "I am so happy now and I am happy to win the league", Zidane said after the game. Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique admitted that inconsistency over the season cost them the title. Read More »

Zidane team talk was key to victory, says Ronaldo

Zidane described Madrid's second-half performance as "spectacular" and was thrilled that the club won the Spanish title and the European Cup in the same season for the first time since 1958. Real Madrid's lead lasted just seven minutes before Mandzukic levelled matters in some style. "I think the people don't have words to criticise because the numbers don't lie". Read More »

Buffon hails Madrid class after final heartbreak

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Juventus were on top for large periods of an entertaining and open first 45 minutes, as Ronaldo's opener was cancelled out by Mario Mandzukic's superb overhead kick. I'm very happy. An wonderful season, we've won trophies. "This season has been fantastic again - we've won the league and the Champions League ". He has won the Champions League on four occasions and has now scored 11 more goals in the competition than Barcelona's Lionel Messi - his nearest challenger. Read More »

Albert Pujols hits 600th career homer; 9th to join club

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He is the fourth youngest to do so and only the second player born outside the United States to reach 600. Albert Pujols become the 9th player in Major League Baseball history to join the 600 club after hitting his 600th career home run at Angels Stadium on June 3, 2017 against the Minnesota Twins. Read More »

Goaltender Pekka Rinne gets start for Predators in Game 3 of Final

RW PA Parenteau replaced McLeod, playing just his fourth game of this postseason. Penguins Head Coach Mike Sullivan said Friday that forward Nick Bonino is day-to-day with a lower-body injury and will be a gametime decision tonight. "We want the Cup!" the crowd chanted at the end, and suddenly it didn't seem at all farfetched, not after the Predators held Sidney Crosby and Egveni Malkin without a shot on goal in the same game for the first time in the duo's playoff careers and negated ... Read More »

Indian skipper Kohli denies reports of rift with coach

Virender Sehwag , here as a commentator was quick to point out that India should play two spinners. The team, according to reports in India , have told the administrators running their country's embattled cricket board that Kumble's style is "overbearing" and now former players Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman, who comprise the three-man panel overseeing the appointment, must sort the truth from conjecture. Read More »

America's Cup 2017: Sir Ben Ainslie leads Great Britain into Qualifying Series

Friday's racing could see Groupama Team France knocked out of the event if they fail to beat Emirates Team New Zealand in their duel scheduled for later in the session. But they have struggled so far, with only four victories from their nine races (against France, Japan and two against Sweden), leaving them in third place with six points. Read More »

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

Turning laps at 232.595 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is unsafe, but the real danger seems to be lurking at the Taco Bell around the corner from the track. Are you excited to see the Indy 500, HollywoodLifers? American Alexander Rossi is on the outside of the front row with a qualifying speed of 231.487, and the reigning champion looked like he had an excellent chance of winning the pole until Dixon took his run. Read More »

Penguins lose special teams battle, game to Nashville

Then the skate blades fell off. The Penguins have some of the most gifted power-play performers in the league. Yeah, the Penguins got Penguin'd. Three? Yeah, after the two in less than a minute, another goal that was eerily similar to the kind of crap goals the Penguins loved scoring earlier in the series happened to them. Read More »