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Green says LeBron is great, but Durant is 'a created player'

The Warriors were a super team already. Asked about their level of friendship on Tuesday, Curry said, "I can't stand that guy". I think that is both of those guys' focus. The Cavaliers don't have that luxury. And then they did it beautifully. "We just need our supporting group to be themselves as much as possible", Irving said. Read More »

CT 2017: Australian Skipper Steve Smith disappointed after second washout

This was the second consecutive "no result " for Australia after their opening match against New Zealand was also washed out on June 2. "I'm hopeful they will be up for the challenge, but we have nothing to lose". "Of course I didn't want to go off", Smith said. "They know the game inside and out, and their own games". The Australian left-arm seamer, who made a comeback, said, "Yes it's nice to play cricket again, it's been a long time ". Read More »

Predators win to tie Stanley Cup series

The Penguins didn't produce much in Games 1 and 2 and somehow won going away. "I mean, I don't know how many there were, but Pek's was wonderful". Nashville was 2 of 3 on the power play in Game 3 . "Those are your only two choices". "I don't want to look back now, because we have more games to play, but it's a roller coaster", Rinne said of the final. Read More »

Penguins head home upbeat despite 0-fer in Nashville

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A Nashville fan also heaved a dead catfish onto the ice in the waning stages of Game 1 at Pittsburgh . "He's a big guy, with a big game, a big heart, and even though he is not playing right now, he is doing everything he can to help his teammates win", Nashville mayor Megan Barry said Monday in a news conference. Read More »

Chelsea's Eden Hazard says he'd 'consider' an offer from Real Madrid

Batshuayi is fully aware of how important Hazard is for both club and country, as a domestic and worldwide team-mate. Hazard was an instrumental figure for Premier League champions Chelsea this season, and his performances have arguably improved since the arrival of Antonio Conte in the Blues' hot seat. Read More »

Michigan State players charged in campus sexual assault case

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Corley, Demetric Vance and Josh King are each facing sexual assault charges. King was charged with first- and third-degree sexual assault while Corley and Vance were both charged with third-degree sexual assault. Error! There was an error processing your request. A Title IX investigation completed last month found that the trio violated Michigan State's relationship violence and sexual misconduct policy. Read More »

Rafael Nadal keeps up dominant form to make quarter-finals

The Serb, bidding to become the first man in the professional era to win each of the four grand slams twice, found some resistance in the first set with the third game lasting 13 minutes before Djokovic won it. Nishikori surpassed Jiro Sato, who died in 1934, for the most quarterfinal appearances by a Japanese man, as he made the last eight for the second time in three years in Paris . Read More »

Murray, Del Potro braced for latest epic

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Looking faster and keener, Murray pushed through the second set in 37 minutes and the third in one minute less. It was a similar story in the third set with both players pummelling each other until Wawrinka broke Dolgopolov a second time to clinch victory and deny the world number 89 his first third round spot in Paris since 2011. Read More »

Slater: Game 3 'is the danger game of the series'

For what it's worth, no team has ever recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the National Basketball Association playoffs. A lot of people said we couldn't, but that's our game. The Warriors' 132-113 victory on Sunday drew an average of 20.1 million viewers, up 13 percent from Game 2 past year and the most for a Game 2 since Chicago and Utah met in 1998. Read More »

Steady Stan marches on against up-and-down Fognini

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Open in '14, I'm definitely feeling the best on the court", Cilic, the first Croatian to reach the last eight since Mario Ancic and Ivan Ljubicic in 2006, told reporters. The Croatian said: "I played extremely well today". Fernando Verdasco also booked his spot in round four with a 6-2 6-1 6-3 victory over 22nd seed Pablo Cuevas , while seventh seed Marin Cilic eased to a 6-1 6-3 6-3 win against Feliciano Lopez . Read More »

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Durant has proven to be the series-shaping addition to the Warriors that Golden State hoped he would be. He was too good for his own good. Cleveland will put up its best homecourt defense in Game 3 on Wednesday night. But after the game, he said he felt fine and just needed some food and wine two feel better. Ten Kyle Korvers or even 10 Deron Williams from five years ago don't equal one Durant. Read More »

Thiem searching for secret of success against Djokovic

Serbia's Novak Djokovic slips in his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris , France. Croatian qualifier Petra Martic upset 17th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1 6-1 to reach the fourth round of the French Open . "Svetlana's a great player, especially on clay so I knew it wouldn't be easy", said Wozniacki, a two-time US Open runner-up. Read More »

Nadal, Djokovic into quarters as champion Muguruza exits

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American John Isner was knocked out in his third-round match by Russian giant Karen Khachanov, who won 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-3). Earlier, women's defending champion, Garbine Muguruza, and seven-time Grand Slam victor Venus Williams crash out of the French Open, meaning a new major singles champion will be crowned at Roland Garros. Read More »

Play starts in women's quarterfinals in Paris

The other two men's semifinals that are scheduled to take place this afternoon are Stan Wawrinka and Marin Cilic , followed by Andy Murray versus Kei Nishikori . "Of course, it's good to have conserved your energy, but for Thiem I think I'd have liked to see him answer a few more questions", the Swede, in Paris as a presenter for Eurosport's daily flagship show "Game, Set and Mats", told Reuters. Read More »

Warriors beat Cavaliers to take 2-0 NBA Finals series lead

The Warriors have assembled some of the best three-point shooters the league has ever seen, helping them win their postseason games this year by an average of almost 17 points per contest. "I was just in a good rhythm". We've got to stay locked in. Despite rumors of his return swirling around Warriors practice on Saturday, Kerr's status remained a mystery until just hours before Game Two. Read More »

Draymond Green: Warriors 'understand the task ahead'

Pluto says that Durant's inclusion among the Warriors' stars is nearly seamless, citing Durant's passing skills, his ability to work as a teammate and his success in guarding LeBron James . "His defense was unbelievable, and we needed it". "What we saw in our series with Oklahoma City, that's what we envisioned from K.D.", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. Read More »

Title-chasing Thiem gears up for tough Nadal test

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Thiem is the only player to defeat Nadal on clay this season and sealed a return to the last four in Paris with a sensational 7-6 (7/5), 6-3, 6-0 upset of defending champion Novak Djokovic . Halep, who was runner-up at Roland Garros in 2014, will next face second-seeded Karolina Pliskova. "So Dominic Thiem today is one of the up-and-coming rising stars that, of course, is very hungry to beat you and to get his hands on a grand slam trophy". Read More »

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney donates £100000 to terror attack victims

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Does this cup make the city of Manchester a bit happier? It also handed the club the one piece of silverware missing from their collection. The Champions League's poor relation can be a long slog of a competition - the victor will end up playing at least 15 games during its campaign - but teams across Europe seem to be taking it seriously once again. Read More »

Larson wins Dover Xfinity race for 2nd straight victory

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Rather he's been there and done that so many times: 83 in 556 races to be precise - a 15% clip which is ridiculously good when you think about it. "I had a burger and left and then understood the world of sponsorship". With the next Cup Series win, Johnson will catch Darrell Waltrip and Bobby Allison on the all-time win list . At this rate, Johnson will be a major contender in the hunt for his 8th championship season. Read More »

ICC Champions Trophy: Wahab Riaz ruled out with ankle injury

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India should not be overconfident post their thumping win over arch-rivals Pakistan in their Champions Trophy opener and should concentrate on playing good cricket and not get complacent in their game against Sri Lanka , insists skipper Virat Kohli's childhood coach Rajkumar Sharma. Read More »

French Open 2017: Andy Murray roars into quarter-finals

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Mon. Wawrinka, the third seed, booked a place in the quarterfinals for the fourth time with a comfortable 7-5, 7-6 (9/7), 6-2 win over Gael Monfils . That has much to do with his back-to-basics approach and Murray said: "A lot of the time when things are not going well you start over-thinking things". Read More »

Wenger must deliver Premier League title, says Arsenal legend Henry

This is a strong group of players and with some additions we can be even more successful. Tony Adams fears Arsene Wenger's record-breaking reign as Arsenal boss could "end in tears" now he has signed a new deal. It was a "very mature conversation" that led to Wenger staying in the dugout, according to Gazidis. Wenger is now fighting to keep this new title winning side together with star forward Alexis Sanchez yet to commit his own future to the club, which could leave the Arsenal ... Read More »