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Kerr's return inspires Warriors romp over Cavaliers

Curry, who battled injury during the 2016 NBA Finals but is healthy now, finished Game 2 with a triple-double of his own (32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds ) and Thompson broke out of a mini-slump with 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting, including 4-for-7 from three. Read More »

Rafael Nadal blasts Umpire after his historic win

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If it's a destiny for you to be somewhere in some place in a wrong time , I mean, it can happen to all of us, God forbid". I'm focusing on my game more than how, what am I gonna say if I win a point. Wozniacki, who made her only other quarter-final appearance at Roland Garros in 2010, will next meet Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko, a 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 victor over 2010 finalist Samantha Stosur. Read More »

'Bore them out of the building': Senators have simple Game 7 plan

Bobby Ryan scored on a 5-on-3 power play for the Senators. "You crash sometime in November, December or January", said former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma , who led the Penguins to a Stanley Cup in 2009. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Penguins are the clear favorite at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -200 to win. Schultz owns two goals and eight points in 14 playoff games this year. Read More »

Andy Murray moves into French quarters with 650th career win

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That next match will be against the top-ranked Andy Murray on Wednesday. (3) Stan Wawrinka bt. The third-seeded Swiss next plays No. 7 Marin Cilic of Croatia. That's after he bounced back from a bagel in the first set against Verdasco, winning the next three sets comfortably and securing a bagel of his own to finish the match off. Read More »

Orioles drop 2 straight to split series with Red Sox

Kimbrel has struck out 48 batters in 25 1/3 innings so far this season. Tillman then loaded the bases on two walks. Rodriguez started and was the losing pitcher in Baltimore's 7-5 victory over Boston on Thursday, and the left-hander apparently injured his knee when slipping and falling warming up prior to the game. Read More »

1000-plus fans injured watching soccer game in Turin

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Madrid's impressive win rightly sparked praise for Cristiano Ronaldo's predatory brace. "No one did it [defending the Champions League] and we did it so you can say today is a truly historic day for all Madrid fans, for myself, for the whole [ Madrid ] family", he said . Read More »

Curry, Durant propel Golden State to 2-0 series lead over Cleveland

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After being the focal point from the Golden State Warriors' Game 1 victory because he couldn't shoot, Thompson bounced back perfectly on Sunday. "That's all the motivation we need", Curry said. He was even seen huffing and puffing as he went to the bench at one point in the third quarter. None bigger than Thompson, who was a defensive wonder in the first game but dragged an uncharacteristic poor shooting night into Game 2, having gone just 3-for-16 in the opener.Physicality will be ... Read More »

STANLEY CUP FINAL 3 goals early in 3rd tighten Pens' grasp

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That wasn't the case with their execution however, as they now trail 2-0 in the series after losing 4-1 in the second game. He was pulled when Evgeni Malkin ended Pittsburgh's surge with his ninth of the playoffs 3:28 into the third. The only puck that got past him was on a lovely move from Pontus Aberg, who practically undressed Olli Maatta before finishing a ridiculous backhander for the game's first goal. Read More »

Durant, Curry simply too much as Warriors win Game 2

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But he wanted to remain with a smaller lineup, pushing the pace and forcing Cleveland into matchup issues. For the regular season, which Durant was away from for an extended period of time , the Warriors' opponents had an offensive rating of 104.1 when the offense-first Thompson was on the court and 104.4 when he was off it. Read More »

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 following cycling accident

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According to ESPN , the 30-year-old driver of the Peugeot that struck Hayden was brought in for questioning and passed a breathalyzer test. FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. Hayden was the last American motorcycle racer to win a MotoGP world championship in 2006. Hayden had joined the Repsol Honda Moto GP team in 2003 at the age of 21. Read More »

Upon further review, Lydia Ko is still No. 1 in women's golf

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Jutanugarn could take over the number one ranking at the Manulife LPGA Classic in Canada this week. The LPGA published a statement from the provider that WWGR Inc., uses to manage the calculations behind the rankings, saying that there was an error in their projections, and Ko remained ahead of Jutanugarn by.01 points. Read More »

Helped by key double-fault, Murray tops del Potro in Paris

The 2015 champion won the tiebreak 7-2, before going on to win 6-0, 6-2 in two sets to follow. Yet two days on and the towering Argentine national hero, a former US Open victor whose career has been blighted by a wrist injury and a series of unfortunate ailments, was requiring his own comfort blanket after his spirit was broken and bruised by Andy Murray recapturing the opulent levels that make him the world number one he is. Read More »

Stan Wawrinka a happy man after progressing at the French Open

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He said: "It's a ideal week in every respect. But I gained some confidence and the fourth I think it was flawless tennis I played". "I blocked my lower back at the beginning of the match after one game". Cilic is also yet to drop a set this tournament and the former US Open champion is very happy with his form. In the final moments of this tiebreak, Monfils could've used a little more of his usual inventive spark to shake up the patterns of the points-mixing in some other spins, luring ... Read More »

Major league notebook: Strickland suspended for 6 games, Harper 4

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The key takeaway from Monday's plunking and benches-clearing brawl was this: Strickland acted alone when he purposely hit Harper in the right hip with a 98 miles per hour fastball, still holding a grudge for Harper's two homers (and reactions rounding the bases) in the 2014 National League Division Series. Read More »

Rafael Nadal's early performance at the French Open, other top seed updates

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So Nadal took some time off, and Sock wound up practicing with lower-tier players. "Last year was a great year for me, you know it was the best I ever played", Murray said. One step closer to a 10th Roland Garros . Australian Nick Kyrgios shrugged off injury concerns and kept his emotions in check to outclass Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6, 6-3 on Tuesday and book his spot in the second round of the French Open . Read More »

Ferrari chairman: Vettel's Monaco win 'will be part of our history'

It is the second race weekend this season that Hamilton has failed to finish on the podium - while Vettel has finished no lower than second in 2017 - following the Briton's uncharacteristically below-par display in Russian Federation. Verstappen finished fifth, behind Valtteri Bottas for Mercedes , with Carlos Sainz sixth for Toro Rosso . "We are all under no illusion that we are not flawless and that we still have got areas to improve on". Read More »

FS1's Mike Hill rips co-worker Jason Whitlock on Twitter

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James went overboard when he brought up Emmet Till, a young African-American who was lynched in MS in 1955 for flirting with a white woman. Fox Sports personality Jason Whitlock has some scorching hot takes regarding LeBron James and the racism he experiences. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers hope home cooking leads to success in NBA Finals

According to the AP, Sunday's Game 2 averaged 20.1 million viewers, which was the highest for an NBA Finals Game 2 since Michael Jordan 's Chicago Bulls battled the Utah Jazz in 1998. You go through it with us. So maybe we start with just one highlight? Better a middling shooter take an uncontested look than one of the world's best players abuse his primary defender over and over again. Read More »

Laviolette asks Preds' fans not to throw anything onto ice

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He's been the backbone for our team. "He's a key penalty-killer and has a real solid two-way game". Or Fredrick Gaudreau, the Predators precocious rookie, the kid without his own dressing room stall? The energy was mirrored by the Preds' insurance goal following Rinne's layout in front of the net, with Mike Fisher diving to pass the puck to a streaking Viktor Arvidsson , who put Nashville up by two 13:08 into the second. Read More »

Dortmund appoint Ajax manager Bosz as new head coach

Bosz, 53, joins on a two-year contract after having led Ajax to the Europa League final, with Dortmund reportedly having agreed to pay the Eredivisie side €5 million. Bosz is known for his attractive and attacking vision and has the late Johan Cruyff as one of his inspirators. They won the German Cup under Tuchel, but they were off the pace in the top flight throughout the season before finishing in third place, 18 points adrift of eventual winners Bayern Munich. Read More »

Pilots, Congress weigh on Trump's plan to privatize air traffic control

Almost all interests agree the nation's air traffic control system is safe but antiquated, relying on radar while other nations long ago started using GPS. The FAA oversees more than 50,000 flights in the US per day. The once-promising possibility of cooperation between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats on an effort to provide a face-lift to the nation's infrastructure appears to have eroded even before it's started. Read More »

Tahir, Amla lead rout of Sri Lanka

Tharanga, deputising as captain for the injured Angelo Mathews, will miss Sri Lanka's remaining Group B matches against India and Pakistan . It proved costly as du Plessis and Amla went to make 145 for the second wicket before Pradeep, back for a second spell, finally got his man for 75. Read More »

Sead Kolasinac to join Arsenal when Schalke deal expires

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The Gunners have beaten the likes of Chelsea, Juventus and Manchester City to sign the highly rated 23-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina worldwide. Arsenal have completed their first summer signing with the capture of Sead Kolasinac . He scored eight goals and provided five assists this season, and has made 117 appearances in total for Schalke . "Arsenal has always been a club that is well recognised in Europe and I'm pleased to be here", Arsenal.com quoted Kolasinac as saying. Read More »

Ernesto Valverde is new Barcelona coach as Luis Enrique departs

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One of the sticks with which Luis Enrique was beaten during his third and final season which only delivered the Copa del Rey was his insistence on making Barca a more direct, counter-attacking force. He was called upon to replace Luis Enrique on a two-year contract with the option of another year. "We can't be satisfied."Valverde will have in his hands a team with Lionel Messi , Neymar and Luis Suarez, but he will eventually need to start revamping part of an aging squad that includes ... Read More »